When a missionary visits Joshua Lowe’s church and makes a plea for one more to join the forty-person mission team, Joshua takes notice. He is no longer satisfied with his mundane life. Maybe a deeper commitment is what he’s been searching for. But then something – or someone, that is – pulls him back.
Melody Watkins is damaged. Past sins have paved a difficult road for her and her young daughter. Now she finally has a job and things are starting to look up. At least until her car breaks down. But then again that could be a blessing as well, because it has brought someone new into her life.
(Meaningful Numbers Series)
She whirled and stomped off, not looking back, but heard his laughter as she rounded the corner again.
Nate Sawyer has a good life as a bachelor and no immediate interest in forming a permanent relationship. One day, he’ll find the girl of his dreams. Until then, he has a loving family and a job he enjoys. He’s in no hurry to settle down.
Georgianna Smith headed south after the death of her papa and a failed attempt to find love. A new start in a new place seems like her best choice, especially when she learns she’s expecting a child. No one there will know what poor decisions she’s made and judge her for it.
(The Florida Irish Series)
“The longer I am in ministry and the more pressing needs I see around the world, the more I cry, ‘Holy Spirit Come.’ Connie Bryson has written a helpful, thoughtful, and Scripture-packed book that will add fuel to the fire of your spiritual passion. Read it with your Bible open as it will provoke your thinking.” – Gary Wilkerson, President, World Challenge
Experience the Power of God. Have you ever wondered what it would be like to be equipped with power from on high? To be filled with the Holy Spirit? You may see miracles beyond your imaginings. You may be given gifts of healing, or prophecy. There is no limit to what God may have for you.
Detective Carly Edwards hates working in juvenile – where the brass put her after an officer-involved shooting – and longs to be back on patrol. So when a troubled youth, Londy Atkins, is arrested for the murder of the mayor and Carly is summoned to the crime scene, she’s eager for some action. Carly presses Londy for a confession but he swears his innocence, and despite her better judgment, Carly is inclined to believe him. Yet homicide is convinced of his guilt and is determined to convict him.
(Pacific Coast Justice series)
Abiding Darkness is Christian fiction… part suspense, part thriller, part romance. Set in Mississippi cotton country, the story anchors itself in the relationship between two children. It’s 1945… and the war in Europe has just ended. Missy Parker is the crown princess of the Parker family. At seven years of age she’s beautiful, wealthy, willful, and tough as a tractor tire. Junior Washington is an eleven-year-old black child. He lives in a small cabin across the lake from Missy; his parents work on the Parker Plantation.
(The Black or White Chronicles)
To Love, Honor, and Vacuum
by Sheila Wray Gregoire
For many women, housework has become more than chores that need to be done; it is a symbol of identity. Sheila Wray Gregoire wants to stop that thinking in its tracks and help women back to a life of balance–for their sakes and for their families. She encourages women to shift their focus from housekeeping to relationships and shows them how to foster responsibility and respect in all family members. Through the principles in To Love, Honor, and Vacuum, Gregoire promises readers they can grow and thrive in the midst of their hectic lives-even if their circumstances stay the same.
Caught up in the responsibilities of her job and the incessant demands of her elderly mother, Cape Light mayor Emily Warwick can’t remember the last time she let herself dream. Meanwhile, her younger sister Jessica is about to walk down the aisle with a man their mother despises. And it doesn’t help that she’s still mourning the husband she lost and wondering what happened to the baby she gave up for adoption twenty years ago. Sometimes she thinks it would take a miracle to fill the hole in her heart.
(Cape Light series)
From Brioche au Chocolat and Lemon Raspberry Cake to perfect croissants, Flour Bakery-owner Joanne Chang’s repertoire of baked goods is deep and satisfying. While at Harvard she discovered that nothing made her happier than baking cookies leading her on a path that eventually resulted in a sticky bun triumph over Bobby Flay on the Food Network’s Throwdown. Almost 150 Flour recipes such as Milky Way Tart and Dried Fruit Focaccia are included.
Let His Truth Find a Home in Your Heart… Here are the words of hope you’re looking for when your faith needs a boost or a friend needs encouragement. Chosen by more than a thousand women as their favorite verses in the Bible, each one is worth learning, worth sharing, worth remembering.
You’ll find verses you already know and love: “I can do all this through him who gives me strength” (Philippians 4:13).