With her family's fortune in ruins, Harriet Handley has given up her aspirations of becoming an author. All effort must go to helping her pretty sister Sophie marry well. But when Sophie's wealthy beau returns from the war, he is no longer a wild, lighthearted youth. And while Sophie is dismayed by the transformation, Harriet finds this thoughtful, war-weary man utterly intriguing....Waterloo left Captain John Brookes scarred in body and mind, and Sophie's lukewarm reception only adds to his pain. In contrast, Harriet's compassion and gentle faith bring solace as they collaborate on his memoirs. Perhaps joyful new memories can be made-if the wrong sister turns out to be the right wife.
HOMETOWN SECRETS Was the explosion that took the lives of Sarah Russell's parents an act of murder? Her teenage daughter thinks so and is determined to seek answers in the sleepy small town where Sarah grew up. Sarah fears the teen will uncover a secret she's not ready to share: everyone, including Sarah's daughter, believes the girl is Sarah's kid sister. Even the child's father doesn't know the truth. But as Sarah reunites with Nick Tyler to look into the mysterious deaths, she knows she'll have to tell him-and their daughter-the truth. Yet someone wants to ensure that no one uncovers any long-buried secrets.
Danger rings in the New Year in these two suspenseful novellas Alive After New Year by Hannah Alexander An anonymous note demands millions of dollars-and in return, Lynley Marshall can keep her life. Lynley turns to new police chief John Russell for protection. The handsome widower promises to keep her safe. But time is running out as the clock ticks closer to midnight-and to the deadline for the culprit's demands. New Year's Target by Jill Elizabeth Nelson When a sniper shoots at Cassidy Ferris on a ski slope, the wounded police detective is shocked by her rescuer's identity-her childhood nemesis, Tim Halstead. And as the threats escalate, they must join forces to uncover why a killer has targeted them both.
An exotic Hawaiian vacation was just what Ginger Carpenter had in mind. But what she got instead was a tropical nightmare! An escaped murderer was on the loose and on the trail of her two foster nieces once again. To protect them, Ginger had to rely on Dr. Ray Clyde a man she had never wanted to see again.
A virus is sweeping the Navajo reservation, and two of her childhood friends are dead. For Sheila Metcalf that's a call to leave Hideaway, Missouri, and return to Arizona. Neither her father's objections nor the arguments of Preston Black, the man who loves her, can stop Sheila from returning to the land of her youth. Her nursing skills are needed, and it's past time she found out the truth about her mother's long-ago death. There's a medical mystery to unravel, secrets about the past to uncover and questions about the future to explore. Along the way, Sheila will need courage and strength--and faith that God will protect her and lead her to where she belongs.
After one of her patients is murdered, Dr. Megan Bradley has to get away. Away from the crime she saw but couldn't prevent, and away from missionary Gerard Vance, who almost made her trust in love again. Shaken and scared, Megan fl ees to the one place she can heal-her small Missouri hometown. She never expected Gerard to follow her...or for danger to find her again. When they discover a murderer lurks in town, Megan will need strength from Gerard-and the Lord-to save lives. Including their own.
Cop's wife, mother-to-be, respected ICU nurse--Willow Traynor had a rich life. Then her husband was shot, and she was hit by a speeding car. Doubting it was an accident, she quit her job and fled. In the Ozarks, Willow hoped to find peace. But arson destroyed everything she had and almost killed her brother. Now she was certain: someone was targeting her. The support of new friends, especially Dr. Graham Vaughn and his sister, rekindled her hope for a fresh start. But meanwhile her stalker was getting closer, bolder and more determined. . . .
Trying to recover after her police-officer husband is killed and she is struck by a speeding car, nurse Willow Traynor retreats to her brother's Ozark hideaway. But when arson wipes out the cabin, Willow realizes somebody is after her. But why? As she hunts desperately for clues, her stalker gets nearer, bolder---and more determined!
It was a tragedy for the entire town: beloved high school principal Edith Potts collapsed and quickly died. For nurse Jill Cooper, it was a crushing loss--and the first of many shocks. Two former sweethearts have suddenly returned to town, reawakening all her youthful traumas, secrets and dreams. Then another death occurs. It appears accidental, but is it? Is everything a coincidence? Or could it all possibly be connected to another murder, three decades ago?Before it's over, Jill will have to look hard at her troubled history, question her sanity, her faith. . . and face the deepest secrets in her heart.
Someone had murdered her grandfather. And Sable Chamberlain was next on the villain's hit list. With the help of her friend Paul Murphy, she hoped to hide at her family's isolated Ozark home. But then an ice storm trapped the couple there with a busload of shady characters and an atmosphere of tension. . . and evil. Sable and Paul could trust no one but each other. Their only hope to prevent sharing her grandfather's tragic fate was to solve the mystery surrounding his death, though danger lurked around every corner. . .
As an E. R. doctor, Cheyenne Allison is used to handling emergencies on a daily basis--until her own sister codes on the trauma bed. Devastated, Cheyenne retreats to an isolated farm in Hideaway, Missouri. But peace and solitude are in short supply in this picturesque Ozarks town. A dangerous vandal has the community terrorized, and Cheyenne finds an unexpected demand for her medical skills. Mayor Austin Barlow is convinced the culprit resides with Cheyenne's charismatic neighbor across the lake, Dane Gideon, whose ranch for foster boys has given rise to previous violence. Cheyenne distrusts Austin, while Dane inspires her respect, and perhaps something more--although she can't share the faith that sustains him as the violence turns deadly. Then Cheyenne, already pursued by a past nemesis, becomes the vandal's target, and she can only hope that Hideaway will prove her sanctuary. . . and perhaps a place to call home.
Soldier Red Meyers had looked forward to the day he could return to Hideaway, Missouri, and to his sweetheart, Bertie Moennig. But his dreams were shattered when he was wounded in the last stages of World War II in Europe. Bertie was beautiful inside and out--she deserved a whole man. Red was determined to keep his distance. But a tragedy on the home front brought the couple face-to-face for the first time in years, and now a dangerous mystery threatened both their lives. As they fought for survival in their tiny Ozark town, Red had to summon the faith and courage to protect the woman he'd never stopped loving.
As an E.R. doctor, Cheyenne Allison is used to handling emergencies on a daily basis -- until her own sister codes on the trauma bed. Devastated, Cheyenne retreats to an isolated farm in Hideaway, Missouri. But peace and solicitude are in short supply in this picturesque Ozarks town. A dangerous vandal has the community terrorized, and Cheyenne finds an unexpected demand for her medical skills. Mayor Austin Barlow is convinced the culprit resides within Cheyenne's charismatic neighbor across the lake, Dane Gideon, whose ranch for foster boys has given rise to previous violence. Cheyenne distrusts Austin, while Dane inspires her respect, and perhaps something more -- although she can't share the faith that sustains him as the violence turns deadly. Then Cheyenne, already pursued by a past nemesis, becomes the vandals target, and she can only hope that Hideaway will prove her sanctuary. . .and perhaps a place to call home.
A Woman on a Mission The wagon train ride from Missouri to Kansas territory is rife with perils. But there are bigger obstacles for Dr. Victoria Fenway than cholera or creek floods. Years ago, she and wagon-train captain Joseph Rickard were deeply in love. Now, Victoria is tracking the man who killed her late husband, and she is determined to continue his work rescuing slaves. She can't allow herself to fall for Joseph again-not when he abandoned her once before. Joseph told Victoria he'd love her forever, and he's been as good as his word. Misunderstanding led to her marrying another man. But with dangerous slavers on their trail, he'll do anything to keep her safe until they reach a new home-and a second chance.
A terrible secret haunts Dr. Jama Keith. But she must return to her past--her hometown of River Dance, Missouri--and risk exposure. She owes a debt to the town for financing her dreams. If only she can avoid ex-fianceacute; Terell Mercer--but River Dance is too small for that. When Terell's niece is abducted by two of the FBI's most wanted, Jama can't refuse to help--Terell's family were like kin to her for many years. The search for young Doriann could cost Terell and Jama their lives. But revealing her secret shame to the man she loves scares Jama more than the approaching danger. . . .
A terrible secret haunts Dr. Jama Keith. But she must return to her past& her hometown of River Dance, Missouri and risk exposure. She owes a debt to the town for financing her dreams. If only she can avoid Terell Mercer but River Dance is too small for that.When Terell's niece is abducted by two of the FBI's most wanted, Jama can't refuse to help Terell's family were like kin to her for many years. The search for young Doriann could cost Terell and Jama their lives. But revealing her secret shame to the man she loves scares Jama more than the approaching danger.
IT WAS A STORY TO PUT HIDEAWAY,MISSOURI, IN THE NATIONAL HEADLINES... A MISSING CHILD: Carissa Cooper, twelve, vanishes near her home-abducted, possibly by someone close to her. A WOMAN IN CRISIS : Noelle Cooper races back to her hometown to help in the search for her cousin and steps into a web of secrets that has haunted her family for generations. A MAN OF FAITH : Nathan Trask will do anything to protect Noelle from danger. Noelle's childhood friend, he might be much more...if she dares turn to him.
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Dr. Grant Sheldon's move to dogwood Springs is not turning out the way he planned. the ER is in an uproar, and drug use and trafficking has become an ever-increasing problem. In addition to taking on more shifts in the ER, Laureen McCaffrey agrees to stay on with Grant's twins when he is called out of town. But she soon discovers that keeping track of two headstrong 16 year olds carries some unexpected dangers.
Christy Award-winning author. The unusual gift arrived after country singer Grace Brennan's show in Branson - a music box with an anonymous note. Only Grace recognized the message's threat. Someone had discovered the Hideaway native's past indiscretion - and intended to use it against her. Now her director's mysterious death has left Grace in freefall - and she fell right into the arms of costar Michael Gold. But with danger looming, she realizes that trusting anyone could leave her vulnerable. With a stalker closing in, could Michael convince Grace that going solo might be even more dangerous. Known for her compelling medical dramas, Hannah Alexander enchants with her award-winning Hideaway Series.
Dr. Lukas Bower believes in God, the Hippocratic Oath and doing the right thing. Lukas won't prescribe drugs to an addict just because he's the son of a hospital board member. Or let an obese man die because he doesn't have insurance. Lukas didn't play hospital politics at his former job, and he won't in this small-town Missouri emergency department. One very attractive colleague seems to appreciate Lukas's commitment to honor and truth. But Dr. Mercy Richmond's feelings will be tested when her child is brought into Lukas's E. R. , putting her sacred trust, her heart--and her daughter's life--in his hands.
A TEENAGE FUGITIVE--Youthful master of disguise Fawn Morrison comes to Hideaway seeking refuge. Now that her dangerous game has turned deadly, she must entrust her safety to strangers. A DOUBTING DOCTOR--Karah Lee Fletcher relishes the challenges offered by Hideaway's new clinic, until an unsettling discovery shakes her confidence. Despite self-doubt, she reaches out to Fawn and finds unexpected grace. A LONELY RANGER--Their first meeting leaves Ranger Taylor Jackson vowing to avoid strong-willed Karah Lee. Yet, observing her interact with patients, Taylor begins to feel admiration. Could it lead to something deeper?
Good tidings for Christmas and a lethal New Year Silent Night, Deadly Night by Hannah Alexander After sabotage strikes the Vance Rescue Mission, volunteer Sean Torrance tries to guarantee the mission a safe Christmas. But can Sean protect Tess Vance when the sabotage becomes poisonous-with Tess as the target? Mistletoe Mayhem by Jill Elizabeth Nelson Holiday cheer turns chilling in Abbottsville, Tennessee, as danger infects humans and animals. Local vet Kelly Granger knows health inspector Matt Bennett is chasing the wrong target, and will face any danger to show him the truth. Even if working with Matt means risking her life...and her heart.
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