After her mother's death, Afton's estranged father invites her to join him on location in the hills of Kentucky while he shoots a new movie. A series of accidents and delays occur on the movie set. Afton finds a love interest and helps her father find God.
The Perils of the Amazon Reveal the Depths of the Heart's Entanglements. . . . Emily Winslow meets James Parker, the man who tried to save her brother's life in the trenches of World War I in France, and she and her family feel deeply indebted to him. They offer to help him in any way they can to get a new start after recovering from his own wounds. By the time the family is confronted with the surprising truth of what actually happened on that distant battlefield, Emily has fallen in love with James. Overwhelmed by bitterness and the betrayal of her love, Emily throws herself into her writing career. When an opportunity comes to travel deep into the Amazon rain forest and record the life of an isolated tribe of headhunters, she readily accepts the challenge. But all of her inner turmoil returns with a vengeance when Ian Marlowe walks into her life. Is Emily's faith strong enough to sustain her? Can she trust her heart this time around?
"J.T. Denver is finding out in more ways than one that money doesn't do you a whole lot of good if you're dead. Dani Ross gets an unbelievable assignment for her detective agency--protect the wealthy J.T. Denver while finding his potential assassin. Not an easy task when so many want him dead. A ruthless businessman, J.T. has made more than a few bitter enemies in his lifetime--including his own family. And though he recently made a life-changing spiritual decision, letting his old nature die is as difficult for him as finding the potential assassin is for Dani. J.T.'s attempt to set things right brings the only woman he ever loved back into his life--but she has some surprising secrets of her own that will make the tangled web around J.T. even harder to unravel.
The trilogy The Winslow Breed serves as a prequel to the author's highly successful House of Winslow series (published by Bethany House). As the Sparks Fly Upward is the final book in the trilogy.Young Colin Winslow grows up feeling altogether different from the rest of his family. Not bold and rough like his charismatic brother, Adam, or headstrong and spoiled like his sister, Adara, he is a gentle soul with a special love for natural things. His interest in animals, medicine, and healing brings him in contact with a strange woman who lives in the woods, Meg Caradoc. She teaches him the fine art of using a variety of herbs to quell sickness and pain.When Colin studies at Oxford, an eccentric but brilliant professor, Dr. Phineas Teague, guides the young man to a career in medicine. The formal knowledge Professor Teague imparts, combined with knowledge of Meg's herbal remedies, make Colin an insightful and successful doctor--one with the approving eye of Queen Elizabeth on him. Colin's skill quickly earns him many patients, some highly placed in the courts of both his queen and her sister Mary Queen of Scots. This once shy and uncertain young man finds himself in the midst of court intrigue and a key player in quelling assassination plots and passing vital information to the queen's court. When Colin faces his most difficult case--curing the wounds his brave brother suffered in battle--he must confront his attraction to Adam's wife, his unsteady faith in God, and his command of medicine: will he abandon his noble role and succumb to temptation, or will he take his place as the new hero of the Breed of Winslow?
The always-compelling story of Moses, told as only master storyteller Gilbert Morris can deliver it. Readers will feel the sand beneath their feel as they follow Moses through his days in Pharaoh's court, his exile in the desert in Midian, his return to Egypt and confrontation with Pharaoh, to leading his people into the desert on their quest to reach the Promised Land.
THE CAPTIVE BRIDE takes the Winslow family beyond the Pilgrim settlement at Plymouth to assist in building the great new nation. For a time the Winslow dream seemed to have gone down with a sinking ship, but Rachel revives the spark of hope. As free-thinking and spirited as her mother and her grandfather Gilbert, Rachel faces capture by those she wishes to help, pressures to conform and, ultimately, a test of forgiveness beyond human accomplishment. Is marriage the only possibility for her? Is her faith her own? Can she face unjust imprisonment-even death-without retreat?
Computer program designer, Oliver Benson, decides to completely change his appearance in order take revenge on the two people in his life who used to mean the most to him--his wife and his manager--because they destroyed his life. Will Oliver learn what real love is before it's too late? Or will his wife and manager discover his identity and end his life for good?
It is Autumn of 1936. . . With most of their Louisiana plantation sold off to survive The Great Depression, eighteen-year-old Lanie Freeman and her sister Maeva struggle to reunite their family. Fourth book of the Singing River Series.
Thomas Winslow fought bravely in the Civil War and was fortunate to survive the grim carnage. But the final defeat on the field of battle was far less painful than the personal defeat he encountered upon his return home. Betrayed by his wife and best friend, the only remnant of his marriage and love was a newborn daughter. Despite the difficulties, Tom remained adamant against giving Laura up. He eventually took a job with the Department of Indian Affairs. Over a period of several years, he and his young daughter move all over the Northern Plains, meeting with the leaders of the Indian tribes, then bringing recommendations with his findings. There was no other white man who knew the country or the Indians better than Thomas Winslow. When the opportunity comes to join the Seventh Cavalry under General George Custer, it affords a better home life for Laurie and a highly desired return to a military career for Winslow. But Tom soon discovers that Custer's campaign against the Indians in the Northern Plains is ill-fated and that his old bitter rival, Spencer Grayson, is a superior ranking officer! As they head toward the Little Big Horn and the final confrontation, who will be left standing?
"Gilbert Morris tells the story of two star-crossed lovers on opposite sides of a war. One trying to save her family and the other trying to save his people."
After losing her husband during the Civil War, Belle Wickham's blind hatred for the North compels her to live with her Winslow relatives in order to spy for the Confederacy.
Lanie Freeman's life changed swiftly and irrevocably with the death of her mother and the imprisonment of her father. She struggles to hold together her family, pursue her dreams, and follow her heart. Then the new preacher arrives-and Lanie's world is turned upside down! Book Two in the Singing River series.
Barney Winslow had walked away from his family with a bitterness and a rage that well fit a prizefighter. He had never measured up to his father's expectations and long ago he'd lost hope of being the person his brother was. He only wished they'd stayed in their own nice little world and leave him alone. Barney had come to believe the promises of the prize ring. If he let the rage out with his hands, he'd have all the money and women he wanted. Just a couple more wins and he'd have his shot at the title. If he only could control his drinking, he'd be the hero of New York City in 1894. When the prodigal reaps what he has sown, who will hold out a hand to him? How can he undo the hurt he has inflicted on the innocent saloon girl, Katie Sullivan? How might a wasted life find hope? The Prizefighter's Ultimate Challenge ... a Confrontation on Another Continent With an Adversary He Had Not Dreamed Even Existed.
When his wife is killed during German bombardment, RAF pilot Lance Winslow vows revenge. Logan Winslow from America comes with his friend, Revelation Brown to fight in World War I.
Betsy Winslow had always thought that she never measured up to her beautiful older sister, Lanie. So Betsy was deeply flattered when a handsome stranger began showering her with attention-for once she felt beautiful and desirable. Foolishly deciding to elope, Betsy and Vic leave for Indian Territory. Envisioning a life of grandeur as a rancher's wife, she is sorely disappointed when all her dreams come crashing down, and the man she loves is not who he claimed to be at all. When Lanie hears the news about her sister, she is certain that something is wrong and immediately sets out to help. But Lanie discovers that the only hope of finding Betsy is a shiftless outlaw named Lobo. Does She Have Any Choice But to Trust This Man With Her Beloved Sister's Life-and Maybe Her Own?
Twin boys emerge from the womb, the second gripping the first by the heel. So begins the lifelong struggle of Jacob with his older brother, Esau. A prophetic vision claims the dominance of the younger over the older, but such a prediction goes against everything in the ancient tradition. Must Jacob take the initiative to fulfill the prophecy and help God accomplish His purposes? When Jacob's trickery leads to outright deceit, the result is a downward spiral of deception, betrayal, and animosity. Will Jacob succumb to his own ambition, or will he finally trust the God he encounters at the very gate of heaven?
The Gentle Rebel brings the dynamic saga of the Winslow family into the American Revolution. Starting with the first Pilgrim settlement at Plymouth, The House of Winslow novels have vividly described the forces that shaped early American history and its people. Book 3, The Indentured Heart, brought the story to pre-Revolution days. Nathan Winslow, the son of Adam and Molly, was at first opposed to the idea of revolution against the British Crown, but eventually he becomes an American patriot. His love for the beautiful Abigail Howland, a proud and spoiled Tory, lies in direct conflict with his mission to help free his land. From the hotbed of patriotic activity in Boston to the green fields of Lexington, from Breed's Hill and Bunker Hill to the deadly overland winter trip toward Fort Ticonderoga- Winslow carries the banner of his family heritage and faith. Faith and courage-confirmed or denied?
His Musical Gifts and Good Looks Draw Him Into a Life Where His Character Cannot Sustain Him. When young Leah Freeman attends the Fourth of July dance, she falls in love with Stuart Winslow, a dashing young man and gifted musician. Despite misgivings about his character and a warning from her pastor, Leah accepts Stuart's proposal and marries him. Not long after their marriage, Stuart falls back into his old ways. Leah's love for him is severely tested when he's arrested and sent to Tucker Penitentiary. The years in prison take their toll on Stuart, until one day in the confines of his cell, he faces his deplorable life and comes to faith. Though he yearns for forgiveness and reconciliation with his family back home in Lewisville, Stuart faces the possibility that Leah may never be able to trust or love him again. When a man bent on revenge confronts his family, Stuart must make a difficult choice that could cost him deeply. Will the peril that surrounds them prevail, or will Stuart and Leah learn the secret of true love?
Gervase Howard, a young nurse serving under Florence Nightingale in the Crimea, returns home to care for a young nobleman who lies in a coma-the only man she has ever loved, but who is married to someone else.
Young Noah has found life good and wholesome ... until he steps outside his village and discovers a world of temptation. Drawn by a beautiful woman yet repulsed by the pagan practices of her tribe's dark worship, his inner struggle keeps him in torment. Noah strains to hear the voice of God-through the warnings of a prophet, through the kind teachings of his grandfather Methuselah, through the loving concern of his family, and ultimately through personal confrontation. The message he receives is terrifying. Will he find the courage to obey? Opposition intensifies to the call he has received, and a precious medallion handed down from ancient times reminds him of who he is ... a man with a HEART OF A LION.
Between her dedicated nursing at Mercy Hospital and plans to be a missionary in India, Ketura Lindsey had no time to think about marriage. But to follow God' s plan, she had to acknowledge that love was part of His higher purpose for her life. Yet did He really intend her to find wedded bliss with her high school nemesis, Jared Pierce?Jared, the star of the baseball team, had hurt tall, gangly Ket with his teasing. Now an intern at Mercy, he was a constant presence in her heart and mind. But would Jared, who dated beauty queens, ever notice-- let alone propose to-- a plain Jane?
Christmas and Knox, race west-Knox hoping to be among the first to set up trading posts in Missouri, and Christmas seeking to escape a future he regarded with contempt. Christmas will journey toward wha some considered to be the ultimate test, but in so doing he will leave an indelible mark on the family tree.
Lanie took out her journal and dated it April 12, 1928. She started the habit of writing down everything that happened to her when she was no more than eight years old, and now she had six journals completely full. She thought about the prize at school, almost prayed to win, but somehow she could not. "God," she finally said, "I'll do my best, and if you'll help me, that's all I ask. " Fourteen-year-old Lanie Belle Freeman of Fairhope, Arkansas, has high hopes for her future. Happy on the five-acre family homeplace, she dreams of going to college and becoming a writer. And with her father launching a new business and her mother expecting the fifth baby, the bright days of an early Southern spring seem to herald expansive new beginnings for the Freeman family. But her mother isn't as strong as she should be, and it's going to take time for the business to pay back the mortgage. When unexpected tragedy strikes, it is left to Lanie to keep the family together and hold on to their home. In a world shaken by the Great Depression, it is faith in God and love in a tightly knit family that will help Lanie and her siblings overcome the odds and create a future that promises the fulfillment of love. The Homeplace offers a warmhearted and inspiring saga of a courageous young woman who holds her family together through the Depression era.
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