That question has haunted Daniel Knight since he was thirteen, when he and ten-year-old Brigitte escaped the Gestapo agents who arrested both their parents. They survived a harrowing journey from Germany to England, only to be separated upon their arrival. Daniel vowed to find Brigitte after the war, a promise he has fought to fulfill for more than seventy years.
Now a wealthy old man, Daniel’s final hope in finding Brigitte rests with Quenby Vaughn, an American journalist working in London…
Wounded cavalry soldier Joel Chapman is struggling to find his place in the world of able-bodied men when he meets pregnant and unwed Angela Fairbanks. The daughter of a cold and ruthless cattle baron, she is terrified her father will disown her when he learns of the baby. Joel, touched by Angela’s plight, brashly offers to pose as her husband for one day and then abandon her, thus restoring her honor.
But true love often only needs an instant to blossom…
(The Brides of Evergreen Series)
This mystery is funny, lighthearted, and intense, as sixty-something Rik Patience – who has no patience – is pressed into solving the mystery of why a body fell out of an ultra light plane and crashed into her friend’s house awning.
When she discovers the accident victim was the father of the man who helped her and her friends solve their last mystery, she is even more resolute in her quest for truth. Comedy tags along behind tragedy as she visits a hot air balloon business to plan her wedding to her fiancée – and returns home engaged to someone else.
Something like that could only happen to Rik, who keeps wild animals as roommates and who never wants anyone to get hurt – which means taking the blows herself. But this time, some of the injuries she sustains through her kindness could be fatal.
“The more I read the Bible, the more evident it becomes that everything I have ever taught or written about effective leadership over the past 25 years, Jesus did to perfection. He is simply the greatest leadership role model of all time.”
Effective leadership—whether on the job, in the community, at church, or in the home—starts on the inside. In this revised classic, renowned leadership expert Ken Blanchard guides you through the process of discovering how to lead like Jesus.
Before you can hope to lead anyone else, you must know who you are. Every leader must answer two critical questions. One deals with your relationship to Christ. The other with your life purpose.
The Powerful Concluding Novel to The Restoration Chronicles
When news that the wall of Jerusalem is broken down, and its gates have been burned with fire, Nehemiah, Jewish cupbearer to King Artaxerxes in Persia, seeks God’s guidance. After fasting and prayer, he’s given leave to travel to Jerusalem and rebuild the city wall, not anticipating all the dangers that await him on his arrival.
The leaders of the surrounding nations become his fierce enemies, plotting to assassinate him and halt the work. A drought, meanwhile, has left the country impoverished, many families resorting to selling their children as bondservants just to keep from starving.
(The Restoration Chronicles)
Glimpse the Splendor That Awaits You. Despite today’s hardships, the Bible promises a glorious new era is rapidly approaching. God’s plan for what’s ahead includes our rapture, our rewards, our participation in Jesus’ triumphal return, and our eternal glory in heaven. As a believer, you can trust that a wonderful future awaits you.
In Future Glory, prophecy expert Dr. Ed Hindson helps you explore the Bible’s seven unique promises that outline what’s in store for every Christian. You’ll gain a better understanding of:
the timeline for the rapture, Christ’s return, the millennium, and the creation of a new heaven and earth; the awe-inspiring details of what life will be like in Christ’s kingdom; your place in heaven and what it means to live with an eternal perspective
David, unlike any Bible character before him, had the charisma to inspire a great nation. Yet in other ways he was a most ordinary man-often gripped by destructive passion, rocked by personal tragedy, and motivated by political gain. Yet, he is the one character the Bible describes as a “man after God’s own heart.” In this first volume of the “Great Lives” series Charles Swindoll shows how David proved his love for God many times over in an extraordinary life that left an enduring legacy of faith.
There’s horse trouble in Montana again in this second installment in Amish author, Linda Byler’s, series, “Sadie’s Montana.” Someone is shooting horses and Sadie is determined to find out who it is. That is until she begins to suspect that Mark, her boyfriend, may be involved. Will Sadie discover the truth? Will it be too hard to bear?
There’s horse trouble in Montana again. Only this time, horses aren’t being stolen, they’re being shot. Snipers are driving a blue pickup and shooting selectively. No hard-working ranch horse or Amish horse and buggy is safe…
(Sadie’s Montana Series)
Chronicling six years of Thomas Merton’s life in a Trappist monastery, The Sign of Jonas takes us through his day-to-day experiences at the Abbey of Our Lady of Gethsemani, where he lived in silence and prayer for much of his life.
Concluding with the account of Merton’s ordination as a priest, this diary documents his growing acceptance of his vocation – and the greater meaning he found within his private world of contemplation.
A comprehensive guide to all the basic Tunisian stitches and techniques from the designer behind the crochet blog Poppy & Bliss.
Tunisian Crochet Workshop will help you on your way with step-by-step instructions for techniques, including colorwork, shaping, and working in the round.
New release from Victoria Everleigh.
After leaving the priesthood, Tristan O’Connor finds himself single, unemployed, and looking for a place to live. He longs for a family life, but being an ex-priest isn’t a selling point on the dating scene.
When an unfortunate accident brings Miranda into his life, he begins to believe love and the future he hopes for are possible. But life begins to throw unexpected revelations that complicate an already difficult path. Family upheaval, unexpected gifts, an unknown sister revealed, and his newfound love possibly lost, prove to test his ideology.
(The Love We Vow)
Lady Philippa must wed to gain her fortune and freedom. A former soldier wants only peace and seclusion. Marriage to each other is their best solution.
Lady Philippa Gillensford is three and twenty, an heiress, and sister to a penny-pinching earl. After rejecting every bachelor her mother approves of, Philippa is ready to take her future into her own hands. Though she doubts she’ll marry for love, she is more than willing to marry for freedom from her family’s influence.
Myles Cobbett has withdrawn from Society, content to remain alone after surviving the horrors of the Napoleonic wars. When a friend convinces Myles to attend a ball benefiting wounded veterans like himself, Myles meets the lively Lady Philippa. Shortly thereafter, to help Philippa avoid scandal, Myles rescues her from a complete cad…
(Supposed Scandal Series)
A carefully crafted life… unraveled.
Yet lately, it is getting harder and harder for Mary to smile through her pain. Deep down she knows something is missing, put can’t place what it is. Until, she meets her new quirky neighbor, Gladys, who is full of life and laughter. Her secret to a blissful soul? A deep commitment to her faith…
Can she find a temporary fix to a spiraling situation? Or will the healing she needs come from the one true Physician of troubled souls?
Small Towns aren’t always as nice as they seem.
LILLY AND THAT NICE DETECTIVE: Can they find the secret of Mercy House Gardens before the killer takes another life?
SMALL TOWN INJUSTICE: Can these two find justice for their murdered friend, conquer their fear of loving again and have a happily ever after together
CASCADE MASQUERADE: Aspen Grove is under attack after a terrible storm follows a gorgeous September day. Will the former idyllic village ever be the innocent, peaceful place that 700 residents loved and cherished?
UNDERCOVER DOG DAD: How can they reach their happily-ever-after with 1,600 miles between them?
ALOHA MAYHEM: A hit man is on the Big Island causing havoc. Is he someone from Chuck’s past or Kevin’s present? And, is Steven even the real target?
It’s not easy to find commonalities between us and Mary the mother of Jesus or Esther the queen. But what if we were more like them than we thought? What if their stories mirror our own lives? What if we were as trusting as Mary or as daring as Esther and we didn’t even realize it?
Girls Like Me is for the young woman who wants to develop a Bible reading habit but also relate to what she reads. It’s an easy-to-read devotional for the student, new wife, new mom, or new Christian.
A highly successful corporate executive, Joel Manby is unlike most other CEOs. As the 18 million viewers of Undercover Boss witnessed, Manby has a unique style of leadership – servant leadership–which has a profound impact on his employees.
In this updated and expanded edition of Love Works, Manby demonstrates that leading with love is effective even in extremely difficult business environments, which he experienced at SeaWorld…
What happens when making an elderly Amish couple very happy means going along with a lie that gets bigger by the day?
Michelle Taylor is not who her new family in Lancaster County believes her to be. The Lapps were looking for their long-lost granddaughter when they met Michelle and she assumed the identity of Sara Murray. Once homeless and hopeless, Michelle has come to love her new Amish friends and even considers the idea of romance among them.
(The Prayer Jars Series)
Traditional organizing advice never worked for Dana K. White. Is it possible, she wondered, to get organized without color coding my sock drawer? As Dana let go of the need for perfection, she discovered the joy of having an organized house in the midst of everyday life. In Organizing for the Rest of Us, Dana teaches us how to make great strides with minimal effort in organizing every room of our home.
A guide to grandparenting with purpose and fun–in the age of smart phones and social media.
Grandparenting may be different today, but it still can be meaningful and fun for both the kids and the adults. Today’s grandparent needs to understand technology–how it mesmerizes grandchildren but also enhances the opportunities to connect and share life experiences. And while many of the roles grandparents play in the lives of grandchildren have changed, their most important role of influencing with wisdom, faith, and fun remains the same. The author addresses topics relevant to all grandparents and also looks at the challenges of grandchildren living in single parent or blended families.
When a family of former pro football players buy a small Texas town, they didn’t intend to start a war with its residents… or to fall in love.
Ever since his career-ending injury, Pat has bounced from job to job, idea to idea, short-lived relationship to short-lived relationship. But when his father purchases the town of Sheet Cake, Pat suddenly sees his life with clear purpose: get his brothers on board with his dad’s wild idea and win back the one woman who got away.
Lindy was supposed to be traveling the world, not stuck in a small town, caring for her niece. But she would do anything to keep custody of Jo–even if that looks like a marriage of convenience with the man who already broke her heart once.
The last Bible torn in two. A people bound by law. A girl in need of grace.
Angelica longs for redemption. Her mother has vanished and Angelica believes it’s her fault. But no matter how many sacrifices she brings to the altar, it seems God refuses to forgive her. Just when Angelica despairs of ever getting it right; God chooses her to go and find the lost New Testament. Is this finally the penance she seeks?
Angelica must journey across the Alaskan wilderness, battle the forces of evil, and venture into the dark city to find absolution. Or she, and her people will be lost forever.
(Alone in the Land of the Midnight Sun)
Brand New Release from Lydia Olson.
A new marriage of convenience to replace the previous one. An unexpected bride for the mountain hermit. Will their love rise above all obstacles and heal their aching wounds?
After losing her sister, Francine wants to escape her painful past, and a mail-order bride ad seems like the perfect solution. However, after having to testify at a terrible murder trial, she arrives in the town too late. Her groom is now married to his childhood sweetheart, who returned unexpectedly only to be with him. How will she manage to survive when instead of the man she corresponded with, she finds herself marrying his best friend to protect her honor?
Richard Turner has abandoned any hope of finding true love since his fiancé died. He prefers to be alone on his remote ranch, but he suddenly finds himself in an unexpected situation. His only friend needs his help. The only thing he has to do is agree to a marriage of convenience with a fiery and beautiful intruder.
Brand New Release from Miralee Ferrell, Kimberly Rose Johnson.
For TV chef Adela Romero, the lights of LA have lost their luster. The grief of her husband’s death three years ago still hangs heavy over her and her daughter, Fabi.
When Adela returns to San Antonio for a summer break with her daughter, she learns her mother-in-law’s Mexican diner is struggling. Adela wants to help, but her career is tugging her in another direction.
Local food critic David Agraponte has a history with Adela. A history he’d like to rekindle. When he interviews Adela, sparks fly—both good and bad. In Adela’s struggle to put her past behind her, she’s tentative about a new relationship, but David hopes she’ll stay at Romero’s long enough to give him a chance…
“I would recommend this novel to those who enjoy heartwarming, feel-good romances with faith undertones, and Australian characters” by Amazon Customer
“I really enjoyed the story and found myself reading past my bedtime several nights because the book keeps your attention and makes you want to just keep reading!” by Amazon Customer
an engaging devotion from Lucado with his trademark inspirational style; comforting Scripture to bring us back to God’s promises; encouragement to receive God’s peace even in challenging circumstances; reminders of how God gives us courage to try new things; strength to make it through any trial we face.
That God loves us is the most profound truth in the universe. Experiencing this love has the potential to answer every question, solve every problem, and satisfy the deepest yearnings of the heart. So why are many people who believe this still unable to fully utilize the power of God’s love in their personal lives?
In this probing book, Dr. David Jeremiah reveals that not fully understanding and appreciating every critical dimension of God’s love can lead to missed opportunities to experience His love. He explains how even the so-called negative dimension of God’s actions–hell, prohibitive commandments, pain and suffering in the world–can only be rightly understood by viewing them in light of God’s true love.
There’s a killer on the loose in Galveston, targeting law enforcement officials and using a fatal injection of snake venom to take them down. Authorities have reasons to believe the Veneno gang is behind the hits, and FBI Agents Leah Riesel and Jon Colbert team up to track down those responsible.
Their best lead is an eyewitness who identifies a young man dumping the third body on a church doorstep. But their suspect has gone into hiding, and those closest to him are reluctant to reveal anything that might help investigators find him.
Three deaths in three years. His mother. His best friend. And now, his two-year-old daughter. In this moving story a Christian author goes to a retreat center to grieve and face the hard questions about God that he is asking in the wake of these losses.
If you have ever felt alone, betrayed, abandoned―if you have found yourself asking God why―this novel may be a source of hope. And if you have ever wondered what heaven is like, this book provides a beautiful vision. Room of Marvels is a masterful, dream-like tale that speaks to the eternal in the midst of our most painful earthly losses.
Once bitten, twice shy…Monty Chapman returns to Polson’s Crossing, Texas, claiming to be a changed man now that he’s a Christian. While continuing to work as a song-writer, he dreams of establishing a rescue mission. More than anything, Monty longs to put his family back together. Can he overcome the shady reputation he earned in his home town and persuade the love of his life to give him another chance?
Lacy Chapman was devastated when Monty deserted her to pursue a career in music, but that was ten years ago. Now her life consists of running Pearl’s Roadhouse and taking care of her teen-aged daughters. As others begin to accept Monty’s new-found piety, Lacy remains unconvinced. She is certain he has come home to take the Roadhouse away from her.
Three star-crossed brides run away to find love and protection in the West. Three fearless women go after what their heart wants. Will they get the love they deserve though before it’s stolen from them? Three of my best-selling Western Historical Romance stories in a single Collection! It is time to stay home and enjoy them!
If you love to read about adventurous women and the men who love them in the Old West, read on!
#1 An Uninvited Bride on his Doorstep
#2 The Proud Rancher’s Fearless Bride
#3 The Scarred Rancher’s Unforgettable Bride
Three heartwarming, clean and wholesome cowboy romances in the 7 book series readers are loving. Fall in love with the rugged and irresistible Presley brothers as the small town of Ransom Creek buzzes with rumors, a little suspense…and a lot of speculation that Cooper Presley might be the first of those handsome Presley men to fall in love.
HER COWBOY HERO, Book 1
THE COWBOY’S BRIDE FOR HIRE, Book 2
COOPER: CHARMED BY THE COWBOY, Book 3
Romance, cowboys, rodeo, ranching and wild mustangs…the Presley men, aka the cowboys of Ransom Creek, will win your heart and have you longing for Texas.
“The True Love and Precious Love Boxset” includes all 7 books from both series.
She’s a committed Christian. He’s a dedicated father. Will a chance meeting repair their fragile hearts?
When her long-term relationship ends, Tessa has a crisis of faith. What is God’s plan?
The stray puppy outside her vet clinic needs a home. Tessa is happy to take it in, but the little ball of energy must have some training. This adorable creature is off to obedience school. When she gets there, one other puppy parent catches her eye.
Is this a sign? Ben is crushed when his wife leaves. He chooses to bottle up the emotions and focus on work. Raising a son without his wife is a challenge he had never imagined. His therapist’s suggestion is to get a puppy. When he sees Tessa on the first day of puppy school, his heart lurches. He hadn’t felt this way in a long time, but he isn’t ready for love. Could a budding friendship turn into something more?
What would you do as last of the Rejectors? They are coming. Run.
Rejecting the system has a price, and the last rejectors are on the run and must outpace the evil forces that are hunting them. Vowing to never bend to the will of evil leader, will the rejectors be able to escape capture and avoid the delusion that overtakes those who are forced to accept the system?
Wrestling with the reality that the battle is taking place in both the seen and unseen realms, the rejectors will stop at nothing to fight for their souls and lives.
39 thought-provoking devotional readings and exercises motivated by real-life experiences that deliver encouragement and inspiration on every page.
Taking a minute out of your busy day to reflect can be challenging. However, our souls often long for the chance to connect with God’s presence in our daily lives.
The second volume of Thinking Loud, Thinking Clearly! is filled with more thought-provoking stories designed for reflection to provide you with the opportunity to strengthen your spiritual relationship with God. In each real-life story, you’ll meet and journey with intriguing characters while drawing guidance from their experiences and accompanying scriptures.
Whether you simply choose to reflect on the truthful words of wisdom found in each story or journal your thoughts in response to the exercises provided, you’ll discover inspiration on every page.
The Amplified® translation was created to deliver enhanced understanding of the rich nuances and shades of meaning of the original Bible languages. For this kind of study, no working knowledge of Greek or Hebrew is required—just a desire to know more about what God says in his Word. Now the updated Amplified translation is even easier to read and better than ever to study and understand. It includes more amplification in the Old Testament and refined amplification in the New Testament.
As a mom in the throes of parenting, Courtney DeFeo believes that instilling virtues in children starts with laughter, not lecture.That perspective propelled her to create this idea-packed book, in which she offers motivating reflections, real-life stories, and a sandbox full of inventive ways to help you turn your kids’ hearts toward God.
Each chapter focuses on one virtue that is key for developing your child’s character. Along with insights into how this virtue plays out in the nitty-gritty of life, Courtney includes a memory verse, activity ideas, and discussion questions to reinforce that virtue throughout the month…
Yes, this book is about motherhood . . . but really, this book is about finding yourself again and following your passion WHILE being a mom. Inspired by her incredible story, Rachel’s words always come straight from the gut; they are visceral, real and soul searching. She challenges you to find the courage to break cycles, to take off masks and not let fear take control. This book is a balance of tough, “no excuses” ways of approaching life, while allowing breathing room and grace for yourself, for as we all know, life and mothering are not perfect.