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Amanda Cabot
Description: "Catherine Whitfield is sure that she will never again be able to trust anyone in the medical profession after the town doctor's excessive bleeding treatments killed her mother. Despite her loneliness and her broken heart, she carries bravely on as Cimarron Creek's dutiful schoolteacher, resigned to a life without love or family, a life where dreams rarely come true. Austin Goddard is a newcomer to Cimarron Creek. Posing as a rancher, he fled to Texas to protect his daughter from a dangerous criminal. He's managed to keep his past as a surgeon a secret. But when Catherine Whitfield captures his heart, he wonders how long he will be able to keep up the charade." -- Publisher annotation.
Call Number: FIC Cab
Format: Book
Date Added: Mar 30, 2018
Amy Lillard
Description: Fifteen years. That's how long it's been since Hannah McLean set foot in the Amish community where she was raised. Through it all her heart has never forgotten Pontotoc--or Aaron Zook, her first love. Now widowed, and left with little more than her hurting teenager and her prayers, she returns home, even knowing she and her son may be turned away. When Aaron learns Hannah has returned, he nearly falls to his knees. He's a strong man, but lately the care of his three motherless children and family land have been more than he can handle. Now providence has delivered the first woman he loved, and with her, the rush of feelings they once shared.
Call Number: FIC Lil
Format: Book
Date Added: Mar 30, 2018
Susan Anne Mason
Description: "When stable hand Nolan Price learns from his dying mother that he is actually the son of the Earl of Stainsby, his plans for a future with kitchen maid Hannah Burnham are shattered. Once he is officially acknowledged as the earl's heir, Nolan will be forbidden to marry beneath his station. Unwilling to give up the girl he loves, he devises a plan to elope--believing that once their marriage is sanctioned by God, Lord Stainsby will be forced to accept their union. However, as Nolan struggles to learn the ways of the aristocracy, he finds himself caught between pleasing Hannah and living up to his father's demanding expectations. At every turn, forces work to keep the couple apart, and a solution to remain together seems further and further away. With Nolan's new life pulling him irrevocably away from the woman he loves, it seems only a miracle will bring them back together."--back cover.
Call Number: FIC Mas
Format: Book
Date Added: Mar 30, 2018
Charlotte Hubbard
Description: For Leah Otto, marrying Jude Shetler is a long-held dream come true. As a young girl, she was captivated by his good looks and talent as an auctioneer. When Jude, now a widower with three children, begins to court her, Leah doesn't hesitate. Other men may not appreciate her tomboy ways, but Jude values Leah's practical nature and her skill with the animals she tends, and both enter the marriage with joy and optimism. Three months later, Leah feels as if her world is coming down around her. Her twin teenage step-daughters, Alice and Adeline, are pushing boundaries and taking far too many risks, while five-year-old Stevie deeply misses his mother. Leah, more at ease in a barn tending her goats and chickens than in a kitchen, struggles with her housekeeping duties. Then a baby is abandoned on their doorstep, and Leah must search her soul. Caring for little Betsy fills her with renewed purpose and the strength to begin pulling her family together. With Jude's steadfast support, Leah finds that what she once thought of as a happy ending may be something even better--the beginning of a life rich in love, faith, and unexpected blessings.
Call Number: FIC Hub
Format: Book
Date Added: Mar 30, 2018
Karen Witemeyer, Jody Hedlund, Elizabeth Camden
Description: Readers will take a journey across America and through time in this collection of three novellas from some of Christian fiction's top historical romance writers.
Call Number: FIC All
Format: Book
Date Added: Mar 30, 2018
Sharon Garlough Brown
Description: Mara is faced with the turmoil of divorce and chaos at home, while listening for a call to serve others. Hannah grieves the twin losses of her dear friend and her Chicago ministry position, while embracing the joys and challenges of a new marriage. Charissa is overwhelmed by her pregnancy and the demands of her teaching schedule. Becca, bereft and filled with regrets, looks for hope for the future. As they endure their trials, can they find the faith to walk an extra mile?
Call Number: FIC Bro
Format: Book
Date Added: Mar 30, 2018
Lynn Huggins Blackburn
Description: "After a harrowing experience with an obsessed patient, oncology nurse practitioner Leigh Weston needed a change. She thought she'd left her troubles behind when she moved home to Carrington, North Carolina, and took a job in the emergency department of the local hospital. But when someone tampers with her brakes, she fears the past has chased her into the present. She reaches out to her high school friend turned homicide investigator, Ryan Parker, for help. Ryan finds satisfaction in his career, but his favorite way to use his skills is as a volunteer underwater investigator with the Carrington County Sheriff's Office dive team. When the body of a wealthy businessman is discovered in Lake Porter, the investigation uncovers a possible serial killer--one with a terrifying connection to Leigh Weston and deadly implications for them all. Dive Team Investigations series." -- Publisher's annotation.
Call Number: FIC Bla
Format: Book
Date Added: Mar 30, 2018
Mary Davis
Description: In this first book of the Prodigal Daughters series, Kathleen Yoder comes home after fourteen years in the Englisher world. Practicing medicine means sacrifice--no Amish man will want a doctor for a wife. Widowed Noah Lambright offers a cottage as her new clinic, seeing how much Kathleen's skills can help their community. But as their friendship deepens, could love and family become more than a forbidden dream?
Call Number: FIC Dav
Format: Book
Date Added: Mar 30, 2018
Renee Andrews
Description: Her dreams of love haven't worked out, but veterinarian Haley Calhoun intends to grant an orphaned boy's wish. She'll heal Eli's injured puppy--while resisting his charming counselor, Gavin Thomason, at the children's home. Still mourning the loss of his wife and baby, Gavin believes he can't commit again. But in losing their hearts to Eli, will Haley and Gavin discover they've found the family they need?
Call Number: FIC And
Format: Book
Date Added: Mar 30, 2018
Regina Scott
Description: Successful Seattle matchmaker Beth Wallin has her most challenging assignment yet - find Deputy Hart McCormick a bride. Beth's still smarting after the handsome lawman spurned her affections a year ago. But if she finds Hart a wife, Beth will gain favor with the city's most influential women and perhaps free her own heart, as well. Marriage is the last thing on the deputy's mind. After tragically losing his sweetheart, he vowed never to love again. But as sweet, spunky Beth introduces him to potential fiancees, Hart finally feels a spark, for her! The stubborn bachelor will be Beth's first matchmaking miss, unless they can both admit that she just might be his perfect match.
Call Number: FIC Sco
Format: Book
Date Added: Mar 30, 2018
Belle Calhoune
Description: Back in Love, Alaska, Joshua Ransom comes face-to-face with ex-fiancée Honor Prescott. A single dad of an infant daughter, Joshua's no longer the reckless cowboy who broke Honor's heart. But discovering he's selling his late grandfather's land to developers puts them at odds. With the Diamond R's fate unclear, so is their future. Will this second chance lead to Joshua being one of Love's Alaskan Grooms?
Call Number: FIC Cal
Format: Book
Date Added: Mar 30, 2018
Lisa Tawn Bergren
Description: In 1772 England, Lady Keturah Banning Tomlinson and her sisters find themselves the heiresses of their father's estates and know they have one option: Go to the West Indies to save what is left of their heritage. Although it flies against all the conventions for women of the time, they're determined to make their own way in the world. But once they arrive in the Caribbean, proper gender roles are the least of their concerns. On the infamous island of Nevis, the sisters discover the legacy of the legendary sugar barons has vastly declined--and that's just the start of what their eyes are opened to in this unfamiliar world. Keturah never intends to put herself at the mercy of a man again, but every man on the island seems to be trying to win her hand and, with it, the ownership of her plantation. She could desperately use an ally, but even an unexpected reunion with a childhood friend leaves her questioning his motives. Set on keeping her family together and saving her father's plantation, can Keturah ever surrender her stubbornness and guarded heart to God and find the healing and love awaiting her?
Call Number: FIC Ber
Format: Book
Date Added: Mar 8, 2018
Janice A. Thompson
Description: "An English socialite finds more treasure than expected in gold country. Journey now to San Francisco, California, where gold fever has infected everyone and treasure hunting is a way of life in 1853."-- Provided by publisher.
Call Number: FIC Tho
Format: Book
Date Added: Mar 30, 2018
Emma Miller
Description: When Rachel Mast returned to Stone Mill, Pennsylvania, she unwittingly became a bridge between the closed Amish community and the Englisher police. Now, as she prepares for her wedding, she's drawn into an investigation that could end in a different ceremony--her funeral.
Call Number: FIC Mil
Format: Book
Date Added: Mar 30, 2018
Randy C Alcorn
Description: Alcorn offers a companion to his novel, Edge of Eternity, in this Pilgrim's Progress style allegory about a man who comes to see his own wasted life through a series of misadventures, battles, and sins.
Call Number: FIC Alc
Format: Book
Date Added: Mar 8, 2018
Lindsay Harrel
Description: "Born with a weak heart, Megan Jacobs spent her childhood in and out of hospitals, sitting on the sideline while her twin sister, Crystal, played all the sports, got all the guys, and had all the fun. Even a heart transplant three years ago wasn't enough to propel Megan's life forward. Now thirty-two, she still works at her hometown library and lives with her parents. Meanwhile, her sister is a successful architect with a handsome husband and the perfect life. When Megan's heart donor's parents give her their daughter's journal, she is drawn to this young woman's unfulfilled bucket list. And Caleb--an old hospital friend she's just reconnected with--is excited for Megan to finally seize the life she's been given. Perhaps the biggest surprise is Crystal's decision to leave everything behind and join her sister on this trip of a lifetime. Megan fights the fear and resentments of a lifetime of illness and even begins to see a new, less perfect side to her sister. Can Megan risk opening her new heart to her sister--and maybe even allow herself to fall in love and pursue her dreams?"--back cover.
Call Number: FIC Har
Format: Book
Date Added: Mar 30, 2018
Michelle Griep
Description: Officer Alexander Moore goes undercover as a gambling gentleman to expose a high-stakes plot against the king--and he's a master of disguise, for Johanna Langley believes him to be quite the rogue, until she can no longer fight against his unrelenting charm. All Johanna wants is to keep the family inn afloat, but when the rent and the hearth payment are due at the same time, where will she find the extra funds? If she doesn't come up with the money, there will be nowhere to go other than the workhouse--where she'll be separated from her ailing mother and ten-year-old brother. Alex desperately wants to help Johanna, especially when she confides in him, but his mission--finding and bringing to justice a traitor to the crown--must come first, or they could all end up dead.
Call Number: FIC Gri
Format: Book
Date Added: Mar 30, 2018
James L. Rubart
Description: "What if You Woke Up One Morning and the Darkest Parts of Yourself Were Gone? Toren Daniels vanished eight months back, and his wife and kids have moved on--with more than a little relief. Toren was a good man, but carried a raging temper that often exploded without warning. So when he shows up on their doorstep with no notice, they're shocked to see him alive. But more shocked to see he's changed. Radically. His anger is gone. He's oddly patient. Kind. Fun. The man he always wanted to be. Toren has no clue where he's been, but knows he's been utterly transformed. He focuses on three things: Finding out where he's been. Finding out how it happened. And winning back his family. But then shards of his old self start to rise up from deep inside--the man kicked out of the NFL for his fury--and Toren must face the supreme battle of his life."-- Provided by publisher.
Call Number: FIC Rub
Format: Book
Date Added: Mar 30, 2018
Francine Rivers
Description: A successful LA artist, Roman Velasco appears to have everything he could possibly want--money, women, fame. Only Grace Moore, his reluctant, newly hired personal assistant, knows how little he truly has. The demons of Roman's past seem to echo through the halls of his empty mansion and out across his breathtaking Topanga Canyon view. But Grace doesn't know how her boss secretly wrestles with those demons: by tagging buildings as the Bird, a notorious but unidentified graffiti artist--an alter ego that could destroy his career and land him in prison. Like Roman, Grace is wrestling with ghosts and secrets of her own. After a disastrous marriage threw her life completely off course, she vowed never to let love steal her dreams again. But as she gets to know the enigmatic man behind the reputation, it's as if the jagged pieces of both of their pasts slowly begin to fit together until something so unexpected happens that it changes the course of their relationship--and both their lives--forever.
Call Number: LP FIC Riv
Format: Large Print
Date Added: Mar 8, 2018
Colleen Coble
Description: After her husband was killed in a climbing accident, single mother Shauna McDade's aerial photography business is on the verge of bankruptcy. There's been a string of mechanical failures that don't seem coincidental. Now pictures for an environmental study create a furor when they show runoff is coming from one of the largest lavender growers in the valley, a family business inherited by Shauna's estranged cousin. When her business partner is murdered, Shauna turns to the only ally she has: Nate Bannister, her husband's best friend-- and the person she blames for his death. Nate is willing to help... but there are secrets that someone will do anything to keep buried.
Call Number: FIC Cob
Format: Book
Date Added: Mar 8, 2018
Dana Mentink
Description: "In this Gold Country Cowboys story, farrier Ella Cahill is accused of murder - and only former marine Owen Thorn, her brother's best friend, can help clear her name. Now, with someone trying to kill Ella, Owen must protect her...despite his promise to her brother to stay away from her. But can they work togfether to find the true killer before she becomes the next to die?" - back cover.
Call Number: FIC Men
Format: Book
Date Added: Mar 30, 2018
Kathleen Fuller
Description: "Ivy Yoder hasn't heard from John King in over a year. She knows it's time to let go of the idea that they will one day marry, but she's humiliated to be one of the oldest single women in her Amish community of Birch Creek. When quirky Cevilla Schlabach asks her to help clean out an attic, Ivy is grateful for the distraction. Noah Schlabach isn't from Birch Creek, or even Ohio. His job as an auctioneer takes him around the country and away from a typical Amish life, but he still remains devoted to his family. So when his aging aunt asks him to help clean out her attic, he agrees. Plus, who knows what curious items he might find up there? As Noah and Ivy work side by side, they come across a different kind of treasure: a packet of letters written during the Korean War. Soon they are swept up in the story of two young people falling in love--even as they remain determined not to fall in love themselves. Words from the Heart is a moving story of lost love letters, fragile fears, and the beauty of taking another step forward."-- Provided by publisher.
Call Number: FIC Ful
Format: Book
Date Added: Mar 30, 2018
Robin Lee Hatcher
Description: Her mother abandoned her, her father disowned her, and her husband left her. Can Brooklyn be convinced that it is possible to forgive the greatest of betrayals? Brooklyn Myers escaped her broken home and her embittered, unloving father by eloping to Reno at the age of 17. But when she was pregnant with their first child, her husband abandoned her as well. Not welcome back home in Thunder Creek, Brooklyn stayed in Reno and raised her daughter Alycia on her own, doing her best to make sure Alycia never knew the heartache and rejection Brooklyn herself had known. When her estranged husband Chad Hallston dies, he leaves the family home in Thunder Creek to his daughter. Believing it is the best way to give her daughter a stable home, Brooklyn does what shethought she would never do. She goes home to the orchard and wine country of Southwest Idaho. There, she encounters Chad's best friend, Derek Johnson, a part time sheriff's deputy who also owns an organic produce farm next door. Derek was never a fan of former bad girl Brooklyn Myers, but he made a promise to his dying friend that he would be the father to Alycia that Chad had never been. Although Derek and Brooklyn get off to a bumpy start, he and Alycia quickly form a bond. And soon, Derek realizes that he wants Brooklyn to trust him too. even knowing that her trust won't come easily. And then he realizes he wants even more than her trust. He wants to win her love. While Brooklyn may be tempted to give her heart to Derek, risking her daughter's happiness is another story. Will Brooklyn hold onto her self-reliance for dear life, or will she come to understand that the greatest gift she can give her daughter is showing her how to love and trust others?
Call Number: FIC Hat
Format: Book
Date Added: Mar 8, 2018
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A Borrowed Dream
Amanda Cabot
FIC Cab
My Heart Belongs in San Francisco, California: Abby's Prospects
Janice A. Thompson
FIC Tho
A Home for Hannah
Amy Lillard
FIC Lil
Plain Confession
Emma Miller
FIC Mil
A Most Noble Heir
Susan Anne Mason
FIC Mas
The Chasm: A Journey To The Edge Of Life
Randy C Alcorn
FIC Alc
A Mother's Gift
Charlotte Hubbard
FIC Hub
The Heart Between Us
Lindsay Harrel
FIC Har
All My Tomorrows: Three Historical Romance Novellas of Everlasting Love
Karen Witemeyer, Jody Hedlund, Elizabeth Camden
FIC All
The Innkeeper's Daughter: A Novel
Michelle Griep
FIC Gri
An Extra Mile: A Story of Embracing God's Call
Sharon Garlough Brown
FIC Bro
The Man He Never Was
James L. Rubart
FIC Rub
Beneath the Surface
Lynn Huggins Blackburn
FIC Bla
The Masterpiece [Large Print]
Francine Rivers
LP FIC Riv
Courting Her Amish Heart
Mary Davis
FIC Dav
The View From Rainshadow Bay
Colleen Coble
FIC Cob
Finally a Bride
Renee Andrews
FIC And
Treacherous Trails
Dana Mentink
FIC Men
Frontier Matchmaker Bride
Regina Scott
FIC Sco
Words From the Heart
Kathleen Fuller
FIC Ful
Her Alaskan Cowboy
Belle Calhoune
FIC Cal
You'll Think Of Me
Robin Lee Hatcher
FIC Hat
Keturah
Lisa Tawn Bergren
FIC Ber