From the first Pilgrim settlement at Plymouth, the dynamic saga of the Winslow family has traced the forces that shaped early American history and its people. As the nation expands westward, so has the House of Winslow. The Reluctant Bridegroom begins with Sky Winslow, the son of Chris and Dove Winslow, agreeing to return East and bring a wagon train of brides to the men of Oregon City. As experienced as he is on the trail, the past hurts of an unfaithful wife and the care for a twelve-year-old son who truly needs a mother's love make Sky an unlikely candidate for such an assignment. On the long trip from New York to Oregon, two of the women who join the wagon train will make their impact on Sky Winslow. Rebekah Jackson, in hope of finding a new start, is leaving a broken past. Rita Duvall is a dance hall girl who knows the way to break down a man's defenses.
In this title in The Chronicles of the Golden Frontier, young Jennifer DeSpain dreams of a better life in Nevada. Running a newspaper, she uncovers the dark side of the mining business and sets out on the dangerous road of making a difference.
Divided by political and spiritual differences, Nathan and Paul, the Winslow cousins, continue their separate struggles during the American Revolution. Nathan fights to keep the hopes of the Continental Army alive at Valley Forge while Paul remains bitterly opposed to the Revolution. Providence temporarily delivers Paul from his own acrid character. He is shanghaied by a British press gang to work aboard a navy frigate, and a sudden attack of amnesia results in an innocence and confidence foreign to all he has been before. Can he escape the ship? Can he escape the person he used to be when his memory returns?
The saga of the Winslow family continues in House of Winslow, Book 21. . Phil Winslow continues his study of art; will he find success with this new genre? Will Peter Winslow succeed as a race car driver, and how will their relationships to the Lanier family impact the lives of Oliver Lanier and his six children?
All of her life Priscilla Winslow had yearned for what she now had--the theater, New York City, fancy clothes. But despite all of the adoring audiences, thunderous applause, and offers of starring roles on Broadway, Priscilla is compelled to leave New York and the unpleasant memories that haunt her success. The promise of an offer to come to California and make movies opens a new door for Priscilla's acting career. It also brings her close to Jason Ballard, the one man who truly loves her. But she soon discovers another side of Hollywood's infant motion picture business, one that poses overwhelmingly difficult choices. Andrew Winslow has also come to Los Angeles, rising to prominence as the highly successful pastor of Faith Temple. He has everything, but when his wife's horrible secret is uncovered, can he save his own family?
A young beau promised Abby DeSpain the world, so she has gone to find him. Knowing the danger that lies ahead of her, Abby's brother Grant takes off after her, hoping to find her before trouble does. Yet trouble does find Abby. When she is kidnapped, she finds her old tricks and schemes cannot save her and she must turn to the One who can.
Lady Trent must rely on her newfound faith to solve the mystery . . . and save herself.In London, 1858, women of British nobility are being murdered with alarming frequency, so Scotland Yard calls on Lady Serafina Trent and her crime-solving partner, Dylan Tremayne, to help piece together the perplexing clues. With Dylan's help, Serafina has garnered acclaim as a brilliant detective--solving mysteries by relying on her astute observation and scientific reasoning.But in the midst of solving these crimes, Serafina's relationship with Dylan meets unexpected stress when his childhood sweetheart returns. Torn between desire and decorum, Serafina desperately wants Dylan to be happy--but in the arms of another woman?After a lifetime of viewing the world through a practical lens, Serafina begins to examine her own soul--and realizes her need for Jesus. Yet will her faith save her life when all clues point to Serafina as the murderer's next victim?Enjoy Victorian England through the eyes of Christian Fiction's most beloved author.
Book 1, Liberty Bell series; Christian fiction
Rees Kenyon and Callie Summers head across the ocean toward a new life during the stormy beginnings of the American Revolution. As a new nation struggles for independence, Rees employs his medical knowledge to save lives, and his shipbuilder's skills to build a potent fighting vessel.
The man awakened to unfamiliar walls, unfamiliar faces, with no memory of how he has come to be in this place. Fleeting mental images dance around the edges of his consciousness, but do they hold the secrets of his past, his present, his future? What are these glimmers of truth, the brief awareness of something else - Someone else - that flicker through his mind and emotions? Some unlikely people gather around to help him back into life, and then he meets a woman who touches his heart and emotions in a way that is both bewildering and electrifying. Is she truly connected to his unknown past, or does she have other designs? While marshalling friend and foe alike to piece together his life, a shattering discovery threatens to derail his quest. Does he have the courage to see it through?
The familiar story of patriarch Jacob and his twelve sons comes to new life and power in this masterful retelling by Gilbert Morris. Joseph seems to be the one who will be chosen to carry on the family name and birthright, but Jacob makes a startling announcement: "The scepter will not depart from Judah until Shiloh comes..."
Book 3 in The Liberty Bell series. Daniel Bradford's fight to save his son is threatened when Sir Leo Rochester hires Abigail Howland of the Winslow family to lure Matthew into his evil schemes.
As the nation recovers from the Civil War, Sky and Rebekah Winslow's wayward son Mark is slowly making his way north through Texas after his release from a Mexican prison. Headed for Omaha to work for the Union Pacific Railroad, he is forced to shoot a man, then thrown in jail to await his prison sentence. In a small Texas town where justice will not be served, Mark's only hope is the young woman whom he defended.
She's overcome the challenges of widowhood, poverty, and newspaper publishing. Now if she can only settle the conflict within her heart. With high hopes of the adventure to come, Jennifer DeSpain, along with her family and friends, is embarking on a journey that will change their lives forever. Abandoning the comforts of their home and well-established newspaper, they head east to Colorado. But when the train comes to an abrupt stop, the adventure is just beginning. The Kissing Bandit strikes again--stealing both her money and a kiss Determined to overcome this loss, Jennifer and her editor, Jason, manage to print the first issues of their new paper. Life is improving until Jason suffers a terrible accident, which forces Jennifer to run the paper herself. Overwhelmed with despair and frustration at the uncooperative press, Jennifer is on the verge of quitting--until two men enter their lives who must be heaven-sent. Preacher brings truth and miracles. And with an eye on Jennifer, the handsome rancher Lance Rivers insists on taking care of them. Adored by everyone except a bitter and jealous Jason, Lance seems the perfect addition to their family. Can he be the one who Jennifer can finally trust with her heart?
Dan Winslow survived the Civil War with the dream of one day going West and becoming a cowboy with a ranch of his own. But it would be several disappointing years before this son of Sky and Rebekah Winslow found himself on the dusty cattle trail from Texas to Wyoming. For young widow Hope Rogers, the promise of a cattle ranch in Wyoming seemed like the only possible way to hold her impoverished family together. But the sacrifice she had to make to get there was a dreadful price for a woman to pay. When Dan Winslow arrives in Wyoming, he discovers that the powerful cattle baron of the Arrow Ranch is forcing the local small ranchers and homesteaders out of business, including Hope Rogers. Winslow had not come looking for another war, but his only choice is to fight. The desperate ranchers need Dan's gun, and Dan needs their support. Arrow Ranch Held All the Cards. Winslow Refused to Play by Their Rules.
THE SECOND NOVEL IN THE WINSLOW BREED SERIES--THE PREQUEL TO THE FAMED HOUSE OF WINSLOW BREED SERIES!Brandon Winslow would rather gamble and frequent taverns than attend church. So how does he find himself at the forefront of the resistance to Bloody Mary's attempt to eliminate--at sword's point, if need be--the Protestant faith?During the reign of Mary I of England--"Bloody Mary"--young Brandon Winslow (son of Stuart, protagonist of Honor in the Dust, the first book in the Winslow Breed series) finds himself in dire straits. After being flogged and then drummed out of the military for seducing the wife of his commanding officer, he sinks into a life of gambling and petty fraud along with Lupa, the fair gypsy woman who nursed him back to health. After Mary weds Prince Philip of Spain, she begins to work in earnest to establish Catholicism as the only faith in England--and to execute Protestants. When Brandon sees several people burned at the stake in London for their faith, the experience changes him: Even though he has been only a nominal member of the Church of England, he finds himself compelled to stop those responsible for these outrages--and to do so before his uncle Quentin, a pastor, is himself burned at the stake. Unfortunately, the only way to save Quentin and so many others is to make Princess Elizabeth (who is herself in danger of dying at Mary's hand) queen. And that, of course, would be treason. Punishable by death. But then, Brandon has always been a gambler . . .
John Winslow is a restless young man who drops out of college, tries many jobs, and finally goes to Africa to visit his missionary relative, Barney Winslow. Annie Rogers, another of the Winslow family, comes to New York City, to pursue her dream of becoming a missionary to Africa, but is turned away by several missionary organizations. An opportunity to work as the personal secretary of Jeanine Quintana, a flamboyantly wealthy young socialite, seems to contradict Annie's calling, yet she feels it is the right step. Then a whirlwind trip to England and the chance to meet royalty is followed by passage booked to America on the maiden voyage of the R.M.S. Titanic! Three very different lives, separated by continents, collide in this novel.
Zack Winslow, The Wounded Yankee, had served the Union Army for exactly one year and been wounded twice, surviving the battles of Bull Run and Shiloh. But when he is sent home, Zack discovers some devastating news about his fiancee and his livelihood. Having seen the worst of war and tasted the disappointments of love and friendship gone sour, Zack decides he must get away from it all. Striking out for the wilds of Montana, Zack resolves to live as a hermit in Alder Gulch. On one hundred acres in the shadows of the Rockies, he can build a cabin and raise sheep-the promise of a better life, free from the entanglements of other people. But Zack can't seem to keep them away from his door. Yet how can he take on these unwelcome people? But if he doesn't provide for them, who will?
Jerusalem Ann Hardin's husband is dead, a casualty of the Alamo. Her son and the man she's learning to love just narrowly escaped death themselves at the confrontation at Goliad. Now Mexico's armies are pushing north, burning property and killing settlers, while Comanche raiders terrorize ranchers along the Brazos where Jerusalem has decided to plant her clan.
Late in 1896, Cassidy Winslow leaves his family's ranch to pursue his own fortunes but he is hardly prepared for life in New York. He hates his job and tires of city life, but falls in love with a rich young woman who treats him like an interesting toy. She finally breaks his heart, and Cass heads for the West Coast with the determination that he'll do anything to get rich. When news comes to Seattle of the gold strike in the Klondike, all that holds Cass back is his debt of care to a man named Fletcher Stevens. The dying man's offer of money to fund Cassidy's trip to the gold fields of the Yukon is conditioned by a promise that Cass will take the man's daughter with him to share what gold they can find. Cass agrees, and when Stevens dies, he goes to tell the daughter the news. Serena Stevens had been placed in a convent by her father after her mother's death, and though she hates it there, she has little choice. When Cass comes and tells her of her father's offer, she can't be talked out of going, and so the adventure begins. The Klondike Is a Cold, Hard World Where Death Is Only a Bullet Away!
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