When runaway bride, Sadie Archer’s car breaks down on the outskirts of Mule Hollow, Texas, she’s not exactly dressed to fix the blown tire. Then again, she hadn’t planned on this road trip or her life falling apart a week before her wedding. But now that she’s hit the road, destination unknown, Sadie’s decided it’s time to disappear for a while and find out exactly what it is she wants out of life. But first she needs to change her flat tire and that is easier said than done when one is wearing…
Reverend Rock Clark is leading a pretty comfortable life in the little Southern town of Park Place, South Carolina. The middleaged Presbyterian preacher has resigned himself to the life of a bachelor after losing the one woman he truly loved, but suddenly things happen in Park Place to turn his life upside-down.
An accident on the Interstate outside of town leaves a mysterious young woman in a coma; a young widow next door needs comfort and care;and a real estate deal-gone-bad puts him in a dangerous position… Will he once again let love slip through his fingers?
(Southern Grace Series)
A Brand New Release from Jennifer Youngblood. When the sizzling attraction deepens to something real, Haven faces an internal dilemma—should she come clean now, before Christmas, or wait until afterwards?
Haven Lockwood’s Christmas takes a nosedive when she discovers that her mother and identical twin sister, Brynn, ditched her, leaving her to spend Christmas alone in their New York City apartment. To make matters worse, Brynn’s boyfriend Wyatt shows up, ready to take Brynn on a road trip to Atlanta to meet his family…
After seven years as a Chicago homicide detective, Lisa Grant has hit a wall. Ready for a kinder, gentler life, she takes a job as a small-town police chief. But the discovery of a human skeleton by a construction crew at the edge of town taxes the resources of her department. A call for assistance brings detective Mac McGregor, an ex-Navy SEAL, to her doorstep. As they work to solve the mystery behind the unmarked grave, danger begins to shadow them.
(Men of Valor Mysteries)
Can a woman who has been deeply hurt by life’s circumstances be healed, heart and soul? If she has been wounded by a man she loved and trusted, can she love and trust again? As a woman who endured years of abuse, abandonment, and betrayal by those closest to her, Joyce Meyer can answer with a resounding “yes!”
Meyer’s positivity comes from living her own journey, and from seeing so many women who don’t believe they can fully overcome their pain–or even know where to begin–find the guidance they need in the life-changing wisdom of the Bible.
Sybille Malone lives in an overpopulated Manhattan, Region One, of Global Good 2202. Their society is the fulfillment of utopian ideals developed by the surviving masses of 2100. Seventeen-year-old Sybille is a resident of Dayshift and longs for a Nightshift boy known only as Mark.
Distraught by Global Good’s restrictive culture, Sybille is desperate until she finds a relic of a past civilization. The discovery of Blair’s diary sets off a chain of supernatural events that not only affects Sybille’s close relationships, but has Global Good scrambling to find the culprit.
Collected for the first time in a complete, ebook-only bundle, find yourself transported to popular author Vannetta Chapman’s Pebble Creek Amish community in ThePebble Creek Amish Series 5-in-1 ebook! In this delightful series, the caring people of Pebble Creek encounter challenges from the English world and unify to reach out to their non-Amish neighbors, while carefully preserving their Plain ways.
“Anthony Hoekema brings to the study of biblical prophecy and eschatology a maturity that is rare among contemporary works on the subject. Free of sensationalism, he evinces a reverence for the Scriptures and a measured scholarship…One of the best studies on eschatology available.” – Christianity Today
Writing from the perspective that the coming of God’s kingdom is both present and future, Hoekema covers the full range of eschatological topics in this comprehensive biblical exposition. The two major sections of the book deal with inaugurated eschatology (the “already”) and future eschatology (the “not yet”). Detailed appendix, bibliography, and indexes.
Nelson’s Student Bible Dictionary presents nearly 2,000 definitions, representing the best in biblical scholarship, in a convenient and colorful package. Photographs, illustrations, charts, maps, and topical entries invite browsing and make Bible study fun. You will want to take Nelson’s Student Bible Dictionary wherever you take your Bible.
Quotations are from the NKJV, but the dictionary includes references specific to the KJV, NIV, and NRSV. It can be used with any modern English translation of the Bible.
Tools for Identifying and Developing Spiritual, Social, and Emotional Growth. From birth to adulthood, our children’s physical and intellectual development is carefully tracked and charted. But what about their hearts? After all, how our children develop emotionally, socially, and spiritually will determine who they become as husbands and wives, fathers and mothers, friends and co-workers.
Are My Kids on Track? helps you identify and measure 12 key emotional, social, and spiritual milestones in your children’s lives.
PAIGE HAYES believes everything always works out for the best. But when her best friend, Luke, takes his dream job hundreds of miles away, she’s forced to face a painful truth. Luke is moving on to chase his dreams…and none of them include her.
LUKE WATERMAN, a top athletic trainer, jumps at an offer to work at a state-of-the-art training facility in Lake Placid. It’s not until he sees Paige in his rear-view mirror that he acknowledges what he’s losing.
A Brand New Release. Four sweet, multicultural holiday novellas.
A Brand New Release from Tattie Maggard. What do Amish courting couples do around Christmas? They make taffy, of course! A Good Sale Day What would make an ambitious young Amish woman want to run a roadside stand on a cold November day?
The Taffy Frolic Hannah Girod is invited to a couples only frolic by a young man she hardly knows. Can she see past that and have a good time? The Perfect Couple Marcus and Becky always seemed perfect together, so why is Marcus suddenly acting so distant?
(Stories From The Heart)
Among the 151 people who died in the crash of Flight 94 was Mick Hammon, the plane’s captain and Erin Russell’s close friend. A pilot herself, Erin now struggles with the shattering losses both of her friend and of her own confidence in the cockpit. With pilot error speculated as the cause of the accident, Erin fights to save Mick’s reputation for the sake of the family he left behind…
(Second Chances Series)
In light of all the problems we face in life, we want to know why God is often so “silent” when we pray to him. Anthony DeStefano, author of the bestselling A Travel Guide to Heaven, knew there had to be an answer to this mystery, so he set out on a quest to find prayers that God says yes to all the time. The result is an extraordinary new book that has the ability to dramatically change the lives of readers of all faiths.
Mischief, Marriage and Mayhem, these brides have something to write about! Mrs. Pettigrew, of the Pettigrew Mail-Order Bride Agency sees to that! She likes to hear from all her brides and loves a happy ending. But to ensure her brides get one, she does things to help love along. Sometimes, however, those things don’t always go as planned…
(Mail-Order Bride Ink Series)
So many recipes to cook. Such a wide variety of dishes, tastes, smells, cuisines. A whole life before us to try everything… But where to get all the ideas and inspiration from? This is where World Good Foods come into play: to make your life easier and to give you plenty of ideas and recipes to choose from and enjoy.
A first love is never easily forgotten… and coming face to face with that person again can be awkward when the heartstrings are still holding on to the “what ifs.”
In settings from 1865 to 1910, nine couples are thrown back on the same path by life’s changes and challenges. A neighbor returns from law school. An heiress seeks a quick marriage. A soldier’s homecoming is painful. A family needs help. A prodigal son returns. A rogue aeronaut drops from the sky. A runaway bridegroom comes home. A letter for aid is sent. A doctor needs a nurse. Can love rekindle despite the separation of time and space?
Unknown to her tiny town of Deep Haven, Isadora Presley spends her nights as Miss Foolish Heart, the star host of a syndicated talk radio show. Millions tune in to hear her advice on dating and falling in love, unaware that she’s never really done either. Issy’s ratings soar when it seems she’s falling in love on-air with a caller. A caller she doesn’t realize lives right next door. Caleb Knight served a tour of duty in Iraq and paid a steep price.
Nouwen emphasizes listening to the Word of God—in our hearts, in the Bible, in the community of faith, and in the voice of the poor as a way to discern God’s plan.
Although the late Henri J. M. Nouwen counseled many people during his lifetime, his principles of discernment were never collected into a single volume. Now, in association with the Nouwen Legacy Trust, Michael Christensen – one of Nouwen’s longtime students – and Rebecca Laird have taken his coursework, journals, and unpublished writings to create this and other books in the series exploring God’s will for your life.
Born at Carlyle Place, the plantation her family has held for over two hundred years, Chloe Kimball was raised to be the perfect Southern lady. Still, she resists being the prize that her parents—an ambitious society maven and an equally ambitious politician—war to control. Surprising even herself, she breaks free. America has just entered the First World War and Chloe learns how to make her own way in 1917 New York City–a place nothing like home.
Enjoy this fast-paced, tender romance by best-selling author Jennifer Youngblood.
After a rough road, Victoria Compton’s life is finally starting to fall into place. She has her own dance studio and a handsome, rich boyfriend who wants to whisk her away for the weekend to his condo in the Bahamas. Things take an unexpected turn when Victoria makes an impromptu visit to Dominic’s office and witnesses a murder. Her life spirals out of control as she takes her two kids and flees New York.
Rainbow Falls…where life is lived in full color. How can love develop between a woman who hides from her problems and a man who has never considered backing down?
Skye Blue is tired. She’s worn out from days spent doing what’s expected of her while her heart longs for something else. It doesn’t help that the past has colored her every decision with guilt and fear. When Skye reaches her limit, she packs a bag and runs away from it all…and headlong into Sam.
Sam Madison is a battle-hardened former Marine who can face an enemy combatant without blinking. He is also a man dedicated to serving God by working with those military vets that society often rejects.
A Brand New Release from Bestselling Author T.K. Chapin.
Cindy Carlton’s heart knows the pain of loneliness far too well. She’s been married for over two decades to a man who has grown cold and distant over the years. She struggles to see anything ever improving. Her hope reignites one day when her husband agrees to attend a marriage retreat at Diamond Lake. Could this be an answer to her prayers?
David Carlton married the love of his life twenty-six years ago. He thought he knew her, but then she did the unthinkable and unforgivable, shattering his trust forever.
(A Reason To Love)
Waiting Here for You helps us anticipate rather than dread the busy season of Advent and Christmas.
Life is full of waiting – we can’t escape it. We find ourselves in the middle of it every day – waiting on a prognosis to be given…a verdict to be reached…a promotion to be announced. And in these seasons of waiting that anxiety, desperation and hopelessness creep in. Waiting Here For You takes us through the advent – the season of waiting. In it we see the story of the coming of Jesus.
by Hannah Duggan, Brenda Leavenworth
A Young Adult’s Practical, Spiritual, and Somewhat Unusual Guide to Finding God’s Will. As young adults, we question every decision. We live in the fear that our futures will crash and burn. We’re terrified of messing up and missing out. Our lives are characterized by hard questions, and we’re disillusioned with cliché answers.
But what if I told you that you’re right where God wants you? What if I told you that He’s not afraid of your hard questions? What if I told you that God’s will is right front of you?
After a son does the unthinkable, how can a mother go on? On October 2, 2006, a gunman entered an Amish one-room schoolhouse, shooting ten girls, killing five, then finally taking his own life. This is his mother’s story. Not only did she lose her precious son through suicide, but she also lost her understanding of him as an honorable man. It was a trauma that none should ever have to face.
But the biggest headlines came when her Amish neighbors did the unimaginable, reaching out to the family of the shooter with comfort and forgiveness.
Scripture reveals a God who meets us where we are, not where we pretend to be. No More Faking Fine is your invitation to get gut-level honest with God through the life-giving language of lament. Lament, a practice woven throughout Scripture, is a prayer that God never ignores, never silences, and never wastes. As author Esther Fleece says, “Lament is the unexpected pathway to true intimacy with God, and with those around us.”
As a follow up to her two bestselling books, Bittersweet and Cold Tangerines, author and blogger Shauna Niequist returns with the perfect read for those who love food and value the community and connection of family and friends around the table.
Bread and Wine is a collection of essays about family relationships, friendships, and the meals that bring us together. This mix of Anne Lamott and Barefoot Contessa is a funny, honest, and vulnerable spiritual memoir.
Darren and Heather Turner share a passion for serving God, family, and country. When Darren is deployed to Iraq as an army chaplain, Heather vows to serve military families back home as she cares for the couple’s three young children. Darren knows he’s overseas to support the troops in their suffering as their chaplain. What he doesn’t know is how he will get through his own dark moments.
The Billionaire Love Match
by Emma St. Clair
Does real love stand a chance on a rigged reality show?Case y’s friends tell her that she’s a terrible judge of character. When she hears about a matchmaking reality show based on personality tests, she applies on a whim. But moments before the show starts filming, a chance encounter with a stranger has her questioning everything.
Colt wants nothing more than to break out from underneath his movie mogul mother’s powerful grip. If he agrees to star in a reality show to help secure a streaming TV deal for her billion-dollar company, he’ll get his wish: his own film studio.
(The Billionaire Surprise)
Lady Lora Ransdale… eeping her scheming cousin away from her and her inheritance requires drastic measures. Pretending to be mad–in a harmless sort of way–works well. Until she meets Hawk Martin. When her cousin demands that she marry Hawk, she assumes the handsome architect is an accomplice in the plot–not a dashing and charming protector…
Hawk Martin… A self-made man, he never dreamed he would marry the daughter of an earl, even one who might or might not be slightly unhinged. But he is determined to keep her safe. If they outwit her nefarious cousin, will this new life–and his heart–be shattered when she learns of his past?..
(The Ladies of Quality Collection)
A Brand New Release from Bestselling Author Jenna Brandt. Taking love and law seriously…
Police Officer Brooke Patterson is dedicated to her calling to help others, despite having to deal with the difficulties of being female in a male-dominated profession. To help her de-stress from her job, Brooke’s friends talk her into taking a vacation the weekend before Christmas. The trio head to Clear Mountain Resort to ski, spend time at the spa, and relax. When they arrive and their suite isn’t ready, the front desk clerk suggests they go on a sleigh ride-a new feature of the resort. Little does Brooke know, the last-minute activity will change her life forever.
Through the investigation, the aftermath, and the Christmas holidays, Liam stays by Brooke’s side, proving to her not all men find a female officer intimidating. Some men find her appealing. Can Liam help Brooke to trust again? Can Brooke heal Liam’s broken heart?
“An absorbing story that rings with authentic characters who struggle with life-changing problems.” Francine Biere, Author
Forced to leave her beloved Kenya because of illness, missionary Ruthanne Carroll begins a painful journey to reconnect with her estranged sisters. The façade of perfection, her sister Elizabeth is so desperate to maintain, crumbles when Ruthanne unexpectedly shows up on her doorstep. Melody’s life is floundering, sinking deeper into the abyss of debt, divorce, and hopelessness. Faced with the seriousness of Ruthanne’s prognosis, the sisters begin a faltering reconciliation with unexpected result. A journey into the past reveals Ruthanne’s long-kept secret which will change each sister forever.
Imagine how your life would change if you were sure God loves you! Using the same popular format as Grace for the Moment, Live Loved brings fresh, new devotionals based on the writings of Max Lucado. Included is a broad range of topics such as facing your fears, accepting His grace, and truly knowing God’s omnipresent love. Each devotional is accompanied by an ending prayer to nurture a stronger prayer life for new believers, as well as long-standing Christ followers.
Brian Stone’s life isn’t easy. Abandoned by his father, abused by his alcoholic mother, and mocked by his classmates, his only treasures are his beloved little brother and his old guitar. Then Brian finds a magical amulet in his attic, and things begin to change. Soon has more power and wealth than he’s ever dreamed of, and for a while all seems to be well. But Brian has made a terrible mistake which may cost him everything, and his only hope is to seek out the Fountain at the heart of the world, wherever that may be.
When Cousin Fred accidentally damages Brother’s brand-new bike, Brother Bear is angry. Can Sister Bear help him see that forgiving his friend is the right thing to do?
Normally, Wes Grayson would have been attracted to the striking woman with the camera. But this woman has clearly been stalking Amy, his adoptive daughter and the center of his life. And a threat to Amy is a threat to Wes. Laney Fields has no desire to threaten anyone, just a longing to see the child she’d brought into the world six years ago and then been forced to release for adoption. But when she learns that Amy’s adoptive mother has died, Laney becomes determined to play a part in her daughter’s life…
(Second Chances Series)
For some of us being a Christian is harder than it should be. Discouraged, anxious, worn down, we wonder what happened to the power and the joy that Jesus promised. Jim Cymbala believes that many of us are missing something vital. Christianity, he says, for even the best-intentioned person or church, is impossible without the Holy Spirit.
“Am I About to Die?” On December 5, 2012, American medical doctor Dilip Joseph and two colleagues are driving back to Kabul, Afghanistan, after serving villagers that morning at a rural clinic. Suddenly a man waving an AK-47 blocks their path. More armed men jump out of hiding. For Dilip, it is the beginning of a nightmare—he’s being kidnapped by the Taliban.
Dilip and his friends endure a nine-hour march into the mountains, gruesome images of torture and death, and repeated threats of execution.