Accomplished surgeon Adam Montgomery is every nurse' s nightmare-- and especially for Katharine Darling, his colleague in Doctors Without Borders. Though warm with patients, the arrogant doctor is cold with his staff. But after Adam barely survives several attempts on his life, his gruff manner changes under Kate' s tender care. Yet Kate hides her deeper feelings for him, certain that his wealthy family can never accept a woman with a past. Will the transformed doctor show the woman he' s fallen for that he needs her as a workmate... and a wife?
This is not what Felisa Carrillo envisioned when she left her home in Guadalajara. Sixteen, married to a handsome guy, heading to America. Who could have know her husband would turn abusive and "America" would mean migrant work and impoverished living? But here she is, years later, wiser but still in trouble. Chad Garrison is on a routine visit to his fields when he sees a young migrant worker double over in pain. He hurries to help, only to find she is about to deliver a child there in his field. He rushes her to the hospital, then finds himself drawn to her. Is Chad being taken in by a scheming, dishonest immigrant, as some of his friends suggest? Should Felisa be concerned that Chad has ulterior motives in his generosity toward her? Is this relationship God's doing or just a big mistake?
Small Town Christmas by Gail Gaymer Martin When seven-year-old twins act up in temporary teacher Amy Carroll's class, she meets their very apologetic widowed father, Mike Russet. The handsome man has his hands full-but can two mini matchmakers and holiday cheer open his heart to Christmas romance? Her Christmas Cowboy by Brenda Minton After being jilted a week before her wedding, Elizabeth Harden attends a bull-riding event for her dad, where she tries-unsuccessfully-to avoid bull fighter Travis Cooper, a too-handsome heartbreaker. But could her first impression of Travis be mistaken? A Christmas wedding just might be in her future, after all....
After her in-laws paid her to disappear, single mom Meara Hayden moved to Mackinaw Island to start over. With her faith and her son's enthusiasm, she knew she could do it. But she never thought one simple kite would lead her to love again. Jordan Baird felt as aimless as the kites he made. After losing his family, he led a reclusive life. Then, unexpectedly, a mother and her special son made him see new possibilities, the happiness of love and faith. Did Jordan dare dream of the riches life had to offer?
How is Brent Runyan supposed to reach his troubled nephew? The workaholic businessman knows nothing about providing a real home to the orphaned boy who needs him so much. Special education teacher Molly Manning thinks the answer is threefold: love, time--and a dog. But Brent can barely let his nephew into his heart, let alone a golden retriever. With his tragic past, Brent knows what can happen when you love anything: you can lose it. Until Molly asks this dad-in-training to start with the basics by letting her stay. . . forever.
With his Dreams Come True foundation, Ethan Fox turns wishes into reality. Amazing trips. Meeting heroes. But Ethan has come to care deeply for a sick boy whose dream is. . . ;a dad. And not just any dad: Ethan. Though little Cooper has a great chance of getting well, widowed Ethan can't chance loving-and losing-again. Yet he's spending time with the sweet boy and his lovely, strong single mother, Lexie Carlson. Could a little boy's wish for a dad of his own come true after all?
The only thing philanthropist Quinn O'Neill wants is to forget the accident that took his wife and son. He doesn't expect a fender bender with a lovely stranger to change his life in a major way. Struggling single mom Ava Darnell and her teenage son have their own hardships.What better way for him to lend a hand than through the Dreams Come True Foundation? But helping Ava means earning her trust...and having faith that dreams of healing and family just might become reality.
Two heartwarming stories of faith rediscovered featuring two heroines who find true love while visiting home for Easter are together in this one volume. Includes Worth's "The Lily Field" and Martin's "The Butterfly Garden. " Original.
A Random Act of Kindness Businessman Nick Thornton couldn't help being impulsive. But he had no misgivings about hiring away the fesity new waitress at his favorite diner. After all, he could spot a person in need, and Rona Meyers needed a protector. Yet, as he got to know her, he was humbled by her caring and no-nonsense attitude. Maybehewas the one in need--after all those long years he'd been struggling to keep his faith. With his sense of family shattered, Nick couldn't stop wondering if God wanted him to have a new beginning. And a new chance at love.
Four Makes A Family With her daughter's health back on track, Kelsey Rhodes counts her blessings. But life is still not easy for the sweet single mom. She craves companionship, yet finds it difficult to trust anyone. Ross Salburg seems like the perfect match for her. The handsome single dad also struggles to keep his daughter healthy. Can Kelsey convince Ross to take a leap of faith and meld their two families into one?
A GIFT, OR A THREAT?Her daughter, Mandy, had died in the icy waters of Lake St. Claire, Michigan, three years ago-or so widow Joanna Fuller was told. At the urging of family friend Ben Drake, Joanna tried to accept her loss and move on. But mysterious phone calls reawakened her doubts. Was someone trying to reunite her with Mandy? In a frantic search for her daughter during the season of hope, Joanna unraveled the web of one man's hatred...and came face-to-face with the truth she'd known all along.
Love To The Rescue A tornado may have left Ashley Kern injured beneath a fallen tree, but it's her rescuer who plays havoc with her emotions. Firefighter Devon Murphy is everything the single mom could wish for in a husband: handsome, a doting father and ready to join his family to hers. But how can the pretty war widow make a life once more with a man whose career is full of danger? Devon has fought some pretty big battles in his life, but can he help Ashley conquer her fears and show her the safest place of all is in his arms?
A widow with a sad past, Steph Wright finds comfort in her faith and her adorable Border Collie, Fred. When scampering Fred becomes friendly with the neighbor's pedigreed Bouvier, Steph meets the very handsome Nick Davis. With a broken engagement and a busy job, Nick isn't open to love and romance. Especially when Steph needs an escort to a wedding, and Nick agrees to be her not-really-date. But through dog walks, long talks and a shared love of the Lord, Steph realizes there's some unexpected groom-in-training going on, too!
All Good Gifts by Gail Gaymer MartinWidow Tess Britton came to the country for peace-- certainly not for a romance with her handsome next-door neighbor, Ryan Walsh. But when he urged her to heal her relationship with God and to be open to a lasting love-- his-- Tess had to wonder if God was giving her a second chance... with Ryan by her side.Loving Grace by Cynthia RutledgeNurse Grace Comstock needed a date for Thanksgiving-- fast! When she prayed for a handsome prince, suddenly Mr. Charming himself, Dr. Nick Tucci, appeared to escort her! At the feast, Nick convinced everyone he was Grace' s adoring boyfriend, the man she' d been waiting for-- and she found herself hoping their pretend relationship would blossom into true love.
This handsome football coach cannot be little Jonny Turner, Neely Andrews's best friend's kid brother. Back in high school, Jonny was nothing but a pest. When family troubles bring Neely back to her hometown, Jon is there to offer friendship and support...and maybe something more. Turns out that Jon has adored her from afar all these years.Neely has to admit he's become the kind of man who'd make any woman proud. But will a terrible secret from her past scare him off? Or will Jon make her feel free enough to share everything with him?
Escape to beautiful Beaver Island could be the answer to Marsha Sullivan's need for a fresh start. Since her husband's death four years ago, Marsha had lost her way, but on Beaver Island, she had good memories to help guide her. Running into Jeff, her brother-in-law, in this paradise turned out to be a blessing. Not only did they share grief in losing their spouses, but also a warm bond began to form between them. Did God want her to love again? The only thing she knew for sure was that being with Jeff and his daughter felt like family.
Her young love for Connor Faraday had left her heartbroken. Although home designer Ellene Bordini had moved on, she'd never felt drawn to any other man-and never recovered from Connor's betrayal. Now, a decade later, Connor was back in her life. . . ;wanting her back in his life forever. Ellene's faith told her to forgive him and to accept the new man he'd become. While working in the brisk beauty of his Michigan island home, she rediscovered her lost love and bonded with the little girl he wanted to raise right. Was this God's mysterious way of helping Ellene deal with the past. . . ;or paving the way for reconciliation?
Taunted by a deranged stalker, schoolteacher Jane Conroy turns to her faith when she unexpectedly falls in love with policeman Kyle Manning.
Love Inspired brings you three new titles for one great price, available now! Enjoy these uplifting contemporary romances of faith, forgiveness and hope. This Love Inspired bundle includes The Shepherd's Bride by Patricia Davids, Rescued by the Firefighter by Gail Gaymer Martin and Pine Country Cowboy by Glynna Kaye.Look for 6 new inspirational stories every month from Love Inspired!
Love Inspired brings you three new titles for one great price, available now! Enjoy these uplifting contemporary romances of faith, forgiveness and hope. This Love Inspired bundle includes Bayou Sweetheart by Lenora Worth, The Firefighter's New Family by Gail Gaymer Martin and Season of Redemption by Jenna Mindel.Look for 6 new inspirational stories every month from Love Inspired!
After the failure of her marriage many years ago, Christie Hanuman started over and vowed to remain single... until her ex-husband walked back into her life. Patrick had also changed, and was now raising his three-year-old son while also caring for his ailing father. Even more amazing to Christie, he had discovered a profound faith in God. Was this transformation a sign from above? And with so much history and love between them, could Christie dig deep into her soul and uncover the truth-- that she' d never stopped loving Patrick... and that this was a new chance at happiness?
When Todd Bronski realized an eight-year old boy had stolen his laptop, he was set to call the police. But then Jenni Anderson, little Cory's aunt, came to apologize, and. . . well, she was lovely. Jenni was grateful that Todd had decided to leave the police out of it and help teach Cory a better way. The man was handsome, intelligent, kind and caring with Cory. Todd awakened feelings she hadn't experienced in years. But Jenni wasn't looking for a man. She had way too much on her plate. Besides, Todd had agreed to be her new business partner, and she wasn't about to mix business with pleasure. . . .
Shy librarian Esther Downing is shocked when her strict father declares her little sister cannot marry until Esther finds herself a husband. Afraid of her own shadow, Esther loves her solitary life. But everything changes when she meets resort manager Ian Barry. Soon, Esther comes out of her shell as she and Ian find love together. Original.
When single mom Bev Miller first meets businessman Dale Levin, they have little in common. But as their friendship develops, they are able to face their relationship doubts in order to explore their future happiness together. Original.
After her car broke down, single mother Hannah Currey was relieved when a caring stranger helped her find refuge. But hotel manager Andrew Somerville was more than just a Good Samaritan. His kindness and gentle attention helped her believe in love again. With a painful secret haunting her, would Hannah be able to return the love this one-in-a-million man so deserved?
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