A police sketch artist flees Seattle after witnessing a murder and finds refuge in Montana at the home of a man and his twin sons. She settles into her small-town life and develops a bond with the boys. Can the boys' real-life angel face the danger of her past?
With two kids to raise and her ex-husband in jail, Barbara Strong moved to Dry Creek for a fresh start. She loved the town, but apparently her feelings weren't reciprocated. Didn't the folks in Dry Creek trust her?
Heartwarming stories from Janet Tronstad's beloved Dry Creek miniseriesA BABY FOR DRY CREEKWhen Chrissy Hamilton's fiancé breaks her heart, she's determined to forget him--and invent a new daddy for her baby. Reno Redfern is shocked when Chrissy names him her child's father. Still, he'll play along for the chance to heal Chrissy's faith. . . and her heart. A DRY CREEK CHRISTMASGood Samaritan Millie Corwin breaks into the Dry Creek café with the best of intentions. But when Brad Parker catches her, he immediately brands her a criminal. Only faith, hope and Christmas spirit can bring these polar opposites together.
Blushing bride Chrissy Hamilton was strong-willed, but nothing prepared her for her groom's infidelity. So she escaped to Dry Creek, where fresh air and sunshine would heal her heart, renew her faith and help her baby thrive. And when she met thoughtful rancher Reno Redfern, she devised a story to tell the folks back home. When Reno heard the rumors that Chrissy had named him as the father of her child, he was floored -- especially since they'd never dated. But, chivalrous instincts aroused, he decided to rescue this damsel in distress and complete her family. Though their relationship began in deceit, could Reno show Chrissy that his feelings for her were as true as his faith?
Come home for the holidays with Janet TronstadA Bride for Dry CreekUndercover agent Flint Harris has no idea he's a married man. Yes, he eloped with Francis Elkton on prom night-but they were told their marriage wasn't legal and parted ways. Now they're back in Dry Creek for a second chance at love.Shepherds Abiding in Dry CreekDid her son steal the shepherd from the church's nativity set? Struggling widow Marla Gossett knows deputy sheriff Les Wilkerson thinks so. But why will tug at their heartstrings. And give everyone a lesson in the meaning of Christmas dreams come true.
MARRIED? who, us? Francis Elkton hadn't seen Flint Harris since they'd eloped to Las Vegas on prom night. Thanks to a legal loophole, their vows had meant nothing-or so they'd been told. Now both Francis and Flint were back in Dry Creek, where they were about to discover some shocking news.... The fact that he'd unwittingly been married to the woman of his dreams for the past twenty years was the least of Flint's problems. Francis happened to be in danger. As an undercover FBI agent, Flint was determined to save her life. And as her husband, good Lord willing, he was determined to share it from now on....
The Montana territory was supposed to be the land of dreams for Elizabeth O'Brian. But when influenza claims her husband and baby, Elizabeth doesn't know if she can go on. Then a stranger approaches her with a plea she can't ignore. Jake Hargrove is desperate. His brother's death left him in charge of his two part-Sioux nieces--one an infant. Jake knows the baby can't survive the harsh western winter without a wet nurse. A marriage of convenience with this grieving mother seems to be the only answer. Fighting for the acceptance of their charges gives Jake and Elizabeth new purpose. With the Christmas season approaching, dare they hope that they also could receive the gift of love?
Treasure Creek, Alaska, has only one pediatrician: the very handsome, very eligible Dr. Alex Haven. But the former big-city doc is counting the weeks till his contract with the tiny town is up. All so he can return to Los Angeles to start a clinic in his brother's honor. Nurse Maryann Jenner is determined to keep Alex in Alaska by finding him a bride and giving him a new reason to stay. But when a little boy's life-and Maryann's hope-is jeopardized, Alex may find his own reason to stay forever.
My Yuletide Resolution: Stop Living a Lie. With Christmas coming, I, Carly Winston, know it's time to make changes in my life. I've spent way too much time hiding my family's past--and letting opportunities pass me by. Not even my boyfriend, Randy, or my friends in The Sisterhood of the Dropped Stitches know about my secret shame. I'm hoping my new role as Mary in the local nativity play will build my confidence and help me to open up to those I care about. My evolving relationship with Randy--and my future--are riding on my ability to share my heart.
Although she's had a crush on Rick Keifer since childhood, Lizabett McDonald doubts Rick will ever see her as anyone but his best friend's kid sister. Still, as she plans her brother's wedding, Lizabett starts to believe that perhaps her own dreams will come true. Original.
An inspiring contemporary holiday season Christian romance set in Dry Creek, a small rural Montana town.
Charley Nelson wants a change. He wants more than just breakfast and banter with longtime friend Edith Hargrove. Charley wants, well. . . he wants romance. Somehow, Mrs. Hargrove has gotten under his skin and into his heart. But the no-nonsense widow misunderstands when he confesses he'd like to settle down. How can he convince a woman set in her ways that change is good--especially if it means a future with him?
Back From The Big Time. . . She could scarcely believe her eyes. An enormous tour bus had arrived in Dry Creek, and from it stepped hometown hero Duane Enger, now a music celebrity. Linda Morgan, owner of the local cafe, had thought her ex-boyfriend had become too famous for the small-town life she loved. But something had pulled Duane back. Maybe he missed a slower, easier life. Maybe he sought to regain his faith. Or maybe it was the girl he'd left behind. Whatever it was, Duane was now finding life in Dry Creek--and Linda--just as intriguing as life in the fast lane.
Steeple Hill introduces four paperback anthologies of previously published stories by some of Love Inspired's top authors. Each volume contains three inspirational romances collected by theme: marriage, healing, family matters, and reunion.
Garth Elkton finds Sylvia's car in a ditch and rescues her from freezing weather and other adventures. Despite his heroic efforts, Sylvia doesn't treat him like her knight in shining armor. An abusive marriage has made her wary of all men. When troubled teens in her church-sponsored youth center need a camp retreat, Garth volunteers his ranch and sets out to prove to Sylvia he was a gentleman to be trusted.
Her rich, spoiled, about-to-be-married cousin always loved making Julie White feel inferior. So to impress Cousin Elaine, Julie lets her think she's landed her dream job-as a wedding planner. But when Elaine's real wedding planner runs off with all her money, she begs Julie to save her big day, forcing her to organize a huge, splashy wedding at the chapel where she actually works. Hopefully, the bride, the groom and two hundred assorted guests somehow won't notice that it's really a funeral chapel....
I've met Mr. Could-Be-Right-If-I-Understood-Him. What do I, future lawyer Becca Snyder, have in common with Mark Russo? The man gave up big bucks and the finer things in life to run a shelter for homeless teens. Thing is, I can't stop thinking about Mark and those needy kids. How much a smile means to them. And how meaningless my own plans suddenly seem. My friends in the Sisterhood of the Dropped Stitches are thrilled with the new and more giving me. But will Mark see that I've changed for the better and open his heart to me?
When she ran away from the juvenile home she was raised in, Cat Barker left more than an unstable childhood behind. She also left her first love, Jake Stone. The two had more in common than anyone understood, but neither knew how to trust. Now Cat needs help, and there's only one person she can turn to-Jake, her daughter's secret father. Though Cat can see the tender man she once cared for, she still fears love and marriage. Until a daunting challenge renews her faith-and teaches them all a lesson about trust.
Love Inspired brings you three new titles for one great price, available now for a limited time only from October 1 to October 31! Enjoy these uplifting contemporary romances of faith, forgiveness and hope. This Love Inspired bundle includes White Christmas in Dry Creek by USA TODAY bestselling author Janet Tronstad, The Nurse's Secret Suitor by Cheryl Wyatt and Lone Star Holiday by Jolene Navarro.Look for 6 new inspirational stories every month from Love Inspired!
Her Christmas Family by Jillian Hart "Please be my ma for Christmas. " Felicity Sawyer can't resist little Gertie's heartfelt letter. Tate Winters seeks a bride for Gertie's sake, not his own. But as his reserve thaws before Felicity's sunny optimism, this new family learns that togetherness is the best way to celebrate the season. Christmas Stars for Dry Creek by Janet Tronstad Eleanor McBride's outgrown her dreams of romance-but not her wishes for motherhood. Wedding Sergeant Adam Martin will give her a daughter to cherish. Yet it's not just shy, sweet Hannah who's captured her affections. And Eleanor's arrival in Dry Creek could be the start of a journey to true love. ...
Home for Christmas by Jillian HartChristina Eberlee is desperate for the safe haven promised to her by the Montana man whose bridal ad she answered. Yet she can't forget the handsome marshal who helps her on the journey. Maybe venturing from her planned path could lead Christina to the home she was truly meant to find.Snowflakes for Dry Creek by Janet Tronstad"Maybe you could marry her." Gabe Stone's niece and nephew long for a mother just like the mail-order bride Gabe's brother sent for and then abandoned. Yet in making the children's Christmas dreams come true, Gabe and Annabelle may discover the most precious gift of the holidays is love.
Big Sky Brides Find a Family-and Love-This Christmas Christmas Hearts by Jillian Hart Thirteen-year-old Amelia longs for a new ma. Little George needs a father's guidance. For their children's sake, Cole Matheson and Mercy Jacobs agree on a businesslike marriage. But though Cole tries to keep his distance, Mercy offers the very thing he's stopped believing in-the chance to forge a real family. Mistletoe Kiss in Dry Creek by Janet Tronstad "Passable cook wanted as wife. Marriage in name only." Noah Miller doesn't expect any replies to his plainspoken ad, though it's the only kind of offer the guarded rancher's prepared to make. Until widowed Maeve Flanagan and her sweet daughter arrive, turning his home and his heart upside down....
Twenty-five years ago, a fender bender tore high school sweethearts Doris June Hargrove and Curt Nelson from each other's arms on the night they were planning to elope. And they hadn't spoken since. Now their widowed parents want to rematch the pair--but how? Doris June agreed to return home and help her mother put together Mother's Day baskets of pansies for the women of Dry Creek. However, she didn't agree to see or talk to Curt. It would take much more than some pansies for her to open her heart to Curt again. But never underestimate the power of a matchmaking mother.
Love is in the air this Christmas with two heartwarming holiday storiesChristmas Bells for Dry Creek by Janet TronstadThe holiday season brings quite a surprise for Virginia Parker. Her former boss, Colter Wells, is back in Dry Creek--with a newly discovered daughter who needs some female guidance. But can one motherless little girl--and the two adults bonded to her and to each other--make up a perfect family?The Christmas Secret by Sara MitchellClara Penrose's bluestocking ways have branded her a spinster among Virginia's elite. Yet a reunion with Dr. Ethan Harcourt rekindles feelings Clara thought long lost. Her second chance finally here, Clara needs only to catch the good doctor under the mistletoe!
Love is in the air this Christmas with two heartwarming holiday stories by Janet Tronstad and Sara Mitchell. The holiday season brings quite a surprise for Virginia Parker. Her former boss, Colter Wells, is back in Dry Creek with a newly discovered daughter who needs some female guidance. Can one motherless little girl--and the two adults bonded to her and to each other--make up a perfect family? Clara Penrose's bluestocking ways have branded her a spinster among Virginia's elite. Yet a reunion with Dr. Ethan Harcourt rekindles feelings Clara thought long lost. Her second chance finally here, Clara needs only to catch the good doctor under the mistletoe!
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