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Amy Clipston
Description: Jamie Riehl is busy running his Amish farm and doing volunteer work at the local fire department. He has no time to find someone to date. But when he meets Kayla Dienner, he is smitten. Kayla has spent the last year discouraging her younger brother, Nathan, from becoming a firefighter. After the death of their older brother in a fire a year ago, she can't bear the idea of putting her heart on the line every time the sirens blare. When tragedy strikes and Jamie pulls away, can Kayla set aside her own fears to save the love she has denied?
Call Number: FIC Cli
Format: Book
Date Added: Aug 11, 2017
Kelly Long
Description: Nineteen-year-old caregiver Martha believes that Joel Umble, the future Bishop of Ice Mountain, is out of her league until a possible future with Joel is revealed to her in an unexpected way at the creek.
Call Number: FIC Lon
Format: Book
Date Added: Dec 26, 2017
Denise Hunter
Description: "Former free spirit Zoe Collins swore she'd never again set foot in Copper Creek or speak to the man who broke her heart. But return she must when her beloved Granny dies, leaving the family legacy to Zoe--a peach orchard nestled at the base of the Blue Ridge Mountains"-- Provided by publisher.
Call Number: FIC Hun
Format: Book
Date Added: Dec 26, 2017
Lena Nelson Dooley
Description: Follow a Swedish family's journey to Minnesota where they find a new home and each brother seeks a living and wife. -- Publisher's deception.
Call Number: FIC Doo
Format: Book
Date Added: Dec 26, 2017
Julianna Deering
Description: Drew Farthering finds a new mystery on his hands when he arrives at Thorburn Hall in Scotland for the 1935 British Open. His host, Lord Rainsby, asks Drew to investigate a suspected embezzler and then dies in a suspicious accident the next day. Thorburn Hall is full of guests with motives for the killing. Can Drew discover the killer among them?
Call Number: FIC Dee
Format: Book
Date Added: Dec 26, 2017
Regina Jennings
Description: When dance hall singer Louisa Bell visits Fort Reno to see her brother, she is mistaken for the governess that the harried Major Daniel Adams is waiting for. Between his rowdy troops and his two daughters, he has more responsibility than he can handle alone. Eager for the opportunity, Louisa sets out to show the widower that she is a perfect fit.
Call Number: FIC Jen
Format: Book
Date Added: Jul 21, 2017
Linda Byler
Description: Hannah, a feisty young Amish woman, lives on her family's farm in North Dakota. After moving halfway across the country and struggling to land on their feet, Hannah's family is finally feeling settled. The cattle business is doing well, and other Amish families have moved into the area. Feeling betrayed by Clay Jenkins and unimpressed with her own father, Hannah is hesitant to trust the men around her. Jerry Riehl, intrigued by her intelligence and strong will, will try anything to earn Hannah's respect. Just as the local Amish community begins to thrive, a terrible drought befalls the plains. Hannah's family tries to remain hopeful, but the continuing drought and a windmill fire devastate their business and the community. Running out of options, the Amish families decide to move back to Lancaster, Pennsylvania. Hannah is faced with difficult decisions: Should she stay in North Dakota or follow the others to Lancaster? Does Jerry deserve her trust?
Call Number: FIC Byl
Format: Book
Date Added: Jul 28, 2017
Karen Kingsbury
Description: When he receives national attention and criticism for starting an after-school Bible study and prayer program, Wendell Quinn chooses attorney Luke Baxter to help him fight the battle.
Call Number: FIC Kin
Format: Book
Date Added: Jun 16, 2017
Jen Turano
Description: Miss Gertrude Cadwalader hoped her position as the paid companion to Mrs. Davenport would be easy. But as she becomes acquainted with her employer, she realizes the wealthy Mrs. Davenport has a strange tendency to be a bit light-fingered with other people's trinkets. Gertrude is relieved when Mrs. Davenport decides to have a quiet summer away from the social scene--until the woman changes her mind in order to help a young socialite launch into society. When Gertrude is caught in the act of trying to return one of the trinkets by Mrs. Sinclair, the mother of shipping magnate Harrison Sinclair, the woman jumps to an unfortunate conclusion. Harrison is determined to mend fences with Miss Cadwalader, but he's unprepared for the escapades a friendship with her will entail. -- Amazon.com
Call Number: FIC Tur
Format: Book
Date Added: Jul 14, 2017
Bill Myers, Angela Elwell Hunt, Alton Gansky, Frank E. Peretti
Description: In cycle three of the series, the Harbingers team investigates more mysterious and fascinating supernatural occurrences in Hollywood, a small town in North Carolina, and elsewhere. Can they keep the growing darkness at bay? This fast-paced and ongoing collection reads like your favorite TV series, with each linked episode written by a talented author.
Call Number: FIC Mye
Format: Book
Date Added: Dec 29, 2017
Barbara Cameron
Description: Miriam Troyer has had a secret crush on Mark Byler since she was a teenager, but she knows they can never have a relationship: Mark is a big-city attorney and an Englischer. Her Amish community is too far removed from all he knows--and she loves her quiet way of life. Mark has always loved his visits to his grandfather's farm, but he's convinced the Amish life isn't for him. There's so much of the world to see and experience, and the excitement of his successful law practice can't be matched by the slow pace of life found back home in the country. But when things go wrong and his firm distances itself from him to try to save themselves, Mark finds himself back at his grandfather's farm. Could life in this simple world be worth living after all? Especially when the teenager he remembers has grown into a woman that could be his future. Suddenly, these two people whose lives seem so far apart may get a chance to really see each other for the first time.
Call Number: FIC Cam
Format: Book
Date Added: Dec 29, 2017
Robin Jones Gunn
Description: Christy and Todd are parents of two very small children. As with any growing family, they must balance parenting, marriage, work, ministry, and friendships. Their lives are becoming complicated. Can they continue to honor God, and grow closer as a couple, during this very full season of their lives?
Call Number: FIC Gun
Format: Book
Date Added: Dec 26, 2017
Katherine Reay
Description: After years of following her best friend's lead, Mary Davies finds a whimsical trip back to Austen's Regency England paves the way towards a new future.
Call Number: FIC Rea
Format: Book
Date Added: Dec 26, 2017
Mary Connealy
Description: Calico and denim clash in the Old West. From Texas to Nebraska across the Plains to Montana, love is sneaking up on eight cowboys who begin their relationships on the wrong foot with women. Faced with the challenges of taming the land, enduring harsh weather, and outsmarting outlaws, these couples' faith and love will be tested in exciting ways.
Call Number: FIC Con
Format: Book
Date Added: Dec 26, 2017
Irma Joubert, Elsa Silke
Description: "Lettie Louw is the daughter of the town physician in their South African village. She spends her childhood in the warm African days playing with her friends and being adored by her doting parents. When she becomes a teenager, she experiences her first taste of unrequited romantic love in the form of her best friend's older brother, De Wet Fourie. When De Wet pursues the beautiful and wealthy Annabelle, Lettie's dreams are crushed, and she moves to Johannesburg to pursue her studies in medicine. Life in Johannesburg feels strange to Lettie, and the world around her is in profound upheaval as the Second World War rages. Her feelings for De Wet never waver, and Lettie is heartbroken when he marries another of her childhood friends. Lettie soon meets Marco Romanelli, an Italian immigrant, and they marry and raise two daughters, as the racial and political tensions in South Africa swirl about them. Lettie never forgets her first love, even as the ravages of time, war, and illness play upon her life and the lives of those she loves. In their later years, Lettie and De Wet are thrown into one another's company again, and they are given another chance at a life together."-- Provided by publisher.
Call Number: FIC Jou
Format: Book
Date Added: Dec 26, 2017
Gabrielle Meyer
Description: Finding twin five-year-old boys on his doorstep isn't the first surprise Reverend Benjamin Lahaye has faced lately. Emery Wilkes, the new schoolteacher the town has hired, turns out to be a very pretty woman--not the man they'd been expecting. And though the twins and Emmy are only boarding with Ben until Christmas, the arrangement feels all too natural. Emmy has moved to Minnesota to put loss behind her. Marriage would mean forsaking her position and her purpose, and Ben is an honorable man who understands her refusal to wed. But as he gets closer to tracking down the little boys' father, Emmy realizes just how much she wants their sweet temporary family to become permanent.
Call Number: FIC Mey
Format: Book
Date Added: Dec 26, 2017
Jaime Jo Wright
Description: "Kaine purchases an old house sight unseen in her grandfather's Wisconsin hometown. But one look at the eerie, abandoned house immediately leaves her questioning her rash decision. And when the house's dark history comes back with a vengeance, Kaine is forced to face the terrifying realization she has nowhere left to hide. A century earlier, the house on Foster Hill holds nothing but painful memories for Ivy Thorpe. When an unidentified woman is found dead on the property, Ivy is compelled to discover her identity. Ivy's search leads her into dangerous waters and, even as she works together with a man from her past, can she unravel the mystery before any other lives--including her own--are lost?"--Google Books.
Call Number: FIC Wri
Format: Book
Date Added: Dec 26, 2017
Julie Klassen
Description: A gentlewoman in reduced circumstances, Miss Rachel Ashford lives as a guest in Ivy Cottage. With her meager funds rapidly depleting, she is determined to earn her own livelihood, somehow.
Call Number: FIC Kla
Format: Book
Date Added: Jul 7, 2017
Richard Paul Evans
Description: "Jason Chercher is not doing well in love or life. Just two weeks after his wife leaves him he receives a phone call that his estranged mother has passed away, days before Christmas--leaving her home and all her belongings to him. Frankly, he would like to see everything just burned. But curiosity about his past and anxiety about his future fuels him to make the drive from Salt Lake City to her home in Medford, Oregon. Maybe cleaning out her house will be slightly less depressing than spending the holidays, alone, watching re-runs of Christmas classics. While going through her things he comes upon her diary and the record of his childhood. He learns that his mother suffered from severe depression and during that difficult time he was taken care of by a young, unwed mother who was living with his family. The only clue he has to the woman's identity is her name: Noel, which is an eerily fitting discovery on Christmas Eve. As Jason reads the diary he begins to uncover the source of his pain in relationships and understand that what he believed to be the truth of his past was actually a lie. That's when he begins a journey to find Noel, wondering if she might hold the truth he needs to bring him peace and love."-- Provided by publisher.
Call Number: FIC Eva
Format: Book
Date Added: Jul 7, 2017
Sarah Loudin Thomas
Description: "Judd Markley is a hardworking coal miner who rarely thinks much past tomorrow until he loses his brother--and nearly his own life--in a mine cave-in. Vowing never to enter the darkness of a mine again, he leaves all he knows in West Virginia to escape to Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. It's 1954, the seaside community is thriving, and Judd soon hires on with a timber company. Larkin Heyward's life in Myrtle Beach is uncomplicated, mostly doing volunteer work and dancing at the Pavilion. But she dreams of one day doing more--maybe moving to the hollers of Kentucky to help the poor children of Appalachia. But she's never even met someone who's lived there--until she encounters Judd, the newest employee at her father's timber company. Drawn together in the wake of a devastating hurricane, Judd and Larkin each seek answers to what tomorrow will bring. As opposition rises against following their divergent dreams, they realize that it may take a miracle for them to be together." -- Publisher annotation.
Call Number: FIC Tho
Format: Book
Date Added: Dec 26, 2017
Lisa Harris
Description: It's Garrett Addison's first week on the job as a criminal investigator for the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation. His team is called out to a murder scene of a young girl, the third victim in a string of disappearances with one thing in common: a Polaroid photo of each victim left behind at the crime scene. When the FBI is pulled into the case, Garrett finds himself working with Special Agent Jordan Lambert, the woman he once loved. When yet another girl dies Garrett blames himself, believing he doesn't have what it takes to be an agent. While he may be done with the killer, the killer is not done with him-- or Jordan.
Call Number: FIC Har
Format: Book
Date Added: Dec 26, 2017
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Amy Clipston
FIC Cli
Sunset Lullaby
Robin Jones Gunn
FIC Gun
An Amish Courtship On Ice Mountain
Kelly Long
FIC Lon
The Austen Escape
Katherine Reay
FIC Rea
Blue Ridge Sunrise
Denise Hunter
FIC Hun
The Calico & Cowboys Romance Collection
Mary Connealy
FIC Con
Brides Of Minnesota: 3-In-1 Historical Romance Collection
Lena Nelson Dooley
FIC Doo
The Crooked Path
Irma Joubert, Elsa Silke
FIC Jou
Death At Thorburn Hall
Julianna Deering
FIC Dee
The Gift Of Twins
Gabrielle Meyer
FIC Mey
Holding The Fort
Regina Jennings
FIC Jen
The House On Foster Hill
Jaime Jo Wright
FIC Wri
Hope On The Plains
Linda Byler
FIC Byl
The Ladies Of Ivy Cottage
Julie Klassen
FIC Kla
In This Moment: A Novel
Karen Kingsbury
FIC Kin
The Noel Diary: From The Noel Collection
Richard Paul Evans
FIC Eva
Out Of The Ordinary
Jen Turano
FIC Tur
The Sound Of Rain
Sarah Loudin Thomas
FIC Tho
Probing
Bill Myers, Angela Elwell Hunt, Alton Gansky, Frank E. Peretti
FIC Mye
Vanishing Point
Lisa Harris
FIC Har
Seeds Of Hope
Barbara Cameron
FIC Cam