A PICTURE-PERFECT CRIME Princess Lara Kincade returned home to New Orleans to continue her late husband's humanitarian work. She also hopes to force his killer out of hiding. But a priceless painting has put her plans-and life-at risk. Embroiled in a deadly art scandal, Lara must depend on handsome photojournalist Gabriel Murdock to help her expose a murderer. Gabriel's determination to keep her safe has softened her heart to love's possibilities again. Somewhere among his photos lies the identity of the murderer, but can they uncover the killer before this heist turns deadly?
THE ROAD TO SALVATION...Gavin Prescott hadn' t had time to blink before he ran into the quaint New Orleans church, clutching a knife wound. There, he saw the answer to his prayers, lost in a world of hurt. Lacey Dorsette York had been minding her own business, asking God for a peace Gavin only dreamed about. Lacey caught Gavin in her arms, took him under her wing-and into her loving heart. He knew this beautiful woman had appeared in his life for a reason, but did God want him to lead her into dangerous territory...or show her the path to true love and their very own happily-ever-after?
AN UNEXPECTED BOSSWhen her father suffered a heart attack, urban sophisticate Autumn Clancy decided to come home. As she tried to take the reins of her family's firm, she discovered that dear old Dad had hired someone else to handle business - sweet-talking Campbell Dupree - who brought out the worst in Autumn. . . ;and made her wonder if true love really did exist. He'd never met a woman more headstrong than Autumn, or more likely to get under his skin. While Campbell tried to charm her, he knew deep down that this was one special lady who deserved the best. Would the good Lord deem him worthy enough to win her heart?
Georgia socialite Riley Sinclair is finally embracing the life she wants. But the news of her successful embryo implant pregnancy-her second chance at motherhood-brings her face-to-face with her ex-husband, Jackson. Fine. She knows how to handle him...most of the time. Too bad the unresolved passion is complicating matters. Worse, the problems that pulled them apart are back, too!Sure, he seems to be handling their relationship differently. But with all that's gone on between them, can Riley really believe he's changed his run-when-things-get-tough habits? Some impressive proof is certainly required. And when Jackson delivers exactly that...well, Riley might have to say yes!
This unique and uplifting collection contains three inspirational romances about three women who discover the surprising power of love as they each find love where they least expect it. Reissue.
Keeping WatchWhen dog trainer Kaitlin Mathers is attacked, Texas K-9 Unit captain Slade McNeal is determined to keep her-and what's left of his family-safe from harm. But soon Slade realizes nothing's safe, including his dogs, his son or the beautiful woman who's opening his heart. When Slade realizes the enemy might be closer than he ever dreamed possible, he vows to see justice served. But can he save Kaitlin before it's too late to tell her he loves her?
David Ryland's final mission is to fly a Middle Eastern orphan to Texas for lifesaving surgery. Yet, the secret awaiting the brave pilot at home requires courage of a new kind. The father David never knew suddenly has a name. A late war hero confessed his parentage in a deathbed letter--a letter that beautiful charity worker Anna Terenkov knows all about. If David can open his heart to the truth, will he also find room there for Anna?
In these heartwarming, inspirational tales of romance, an embittered single father, a commitment-wary Navy man and a disillusioned widower rediscover their faith and the power of love in the warmth of the Christmas season. Bundle includes In the Spirit of. . . Christmas, The Christmas Groom and One Golden Christmas
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A Fresh Start Sometimes Stella Forsythe's shaky faith held her back and made her doubt herself. . . and second chances. Stella ran a B & B in rural Arkansas. That and raising her precious son alone kept her busy. She wasn't looking for romance--then a stranger came to town. The rustic inn was the perfect getaway for world-weary cop Adam Callahan. And when he discovered its beautiful owner in distress, he offered his services as Good Samaritan. Everyone needed a helping hand. With a little prayer he hoped they could find solace in their budding love and realize the sanctuary of God's loving arms.
Who said life is a beach?Certainly not Lola Nelson. Her neighbors might be fooled by her not-a-hair-out-of-place appearance. But alone in bed at night, Lola believes she's lost all the passion in her life since her husband's death. Hoping to rekindle a sense of purpose, Lola resurrects a childhood dream and buys a blue beach house. And then drags three of her fun-loving, margarita-sipping friends out to Gulf Shores, Alabama, for some gossip and good times.But even a day at the beach can be disrupted by real life. As Lola's friends discover the missing spark in their relationships, Lola develops feelings for her handsome new neighbor. At his hands, Lola discovers the true meaning of passion. And she finally begins to see that life may not always be a day at the beach-sometimes it's paradise....
"The Most Wonderful Time of the Year" by Lauraine Snelling. Romance blooms between Blythe Stensrude and Thane Davidson after their dogs tangle leashes in the park-- until Thane becomes guardian to his three-year-old niece. Blythe doesn't think she's mother material, but how can she refuse Thane's request to give a neglected little girl the best Christmas ever? "'Twas the Week Before Christmas" by Lenora Worth Upon arrival at her grandmother's Louisiana plantation for the holidays, socialite Elise Melancon is confronted with a shocking request-- her grandmother wants her to "reform" a handsome man so he can date another woman! Perhaps Elise will discover that life's greatest gifts don't always come in a box.
A world-weary and commitment-phobic heroine and a widowed hero find their in God and learn that love can happen twice in a lifetime.
"Daddy, can we keep her?" So asks widowed rancher Rory Branagan's six-year-old when they find a pretty stranger sleeping on their sofa. Disoriented after a car accident, Goldie Rios is definitely not staying. It might be Rory's job to rescue wildlife like armadillos and alligators, but damsels in distress are another story. Yet when Goldie's family heirloom locket goes missing, the Branagans spend the holiday season helping her search for it on the farm. And in the process they all find the perfect gift: a family that feels just right.
A Certain Hope Small-town Texas gal April Maxwell tried to escape her painful past in the big city-then tragedy calls her home. Her faith all but shattered, she isn't sure she can risk falling for rancher Reed Garrison. Could his love heal her wounded heart? A Perfect Love Bitter and world-weary, Summer Maxwell returns to Texas, looking for something that surely doesn't include losing her heart to sweet, handsome Mack Riley. Especially when Mack's past brings her greatest test of faith...offering her the chance to prove that love and trust really can conquer all.
JUST WHEN SHE NEEDED A HERO...Reporter Stephanie Maguire had found herself in a dangerous situation, when rugged Derek Kane rushed in to the rescue. But no sooner had he brought her to safety than he fled the scene, leaving the lovely reporter's nose twitching for information about her hero.Derek wanted to keep Stephanie safe-from him and his past. He was nobody's hero. The time he spent doing good deeds for others was to pay for his mistakes. But little did Derek know that his steady faith and warm heart had already hooked Stephanie, and she wasn't about to give up on his story-or his love....
As a novice FBI agent, Jackson McGraw was deeply touched by the young single mother--a murder witness--in his protective custody. When her baby girl was almost killed, Eloise fled--selflessly leaving her child in his care with a note to find her a good Christian home. Now, twenty years later, the mob is obsessed with retaliation against the woman whose testimony imprisoned their late don. Jackson is determined to track Eloise down to protect her--and reclaim two decades' worth of love.
The minister of Lydia Cantrell's dreams had another calling. As his secretary, she knew the church members adored him. But she was shocked to discover Pastor Malone's past as a Christian secret agent. Her shock turned to disbelief when he revealed he'd made some enemies -- and that he and Lydia were in danger. As the kind, gentle pastor started leading her around corners and through dark alleys, Lydia wondered how she'd get through this. Sure, the stakes were high -- and then there was the fact that she was head over heels in love with her secret agent minister.
SECRET AGENT MINISTERSmall-town church secretary Lydia Cantrell has loved her boss, handsome pastor Devon Malone, from afar for years. But her feelings are put to the test when murder-and his past as a Christian secret agent-shake her faith.DEADLY TEXAS ROSEHow much did a little girl see and hear of her secretive father's murder? No one knows. So widow Julia Daniels takes her silent daughter and flees to the tiny Texas town of Wildflower. Sheriff Eric Butler makes her feel safe...until danger trails her.
LOVE BLOOMS...IN THE GARDENWomen had been Lucas Dorsette' s passion, but one glance at Willa O' Connor, and he knew he would give anything to love and protect her. Yet she was keeping a secret from him, a secret he was afraid she might lose her life to.There had been too many disappointments in Willa' s life for trust. But there was something about Lucas' s mischievous grin and warm eyes that made Willa want to trust her deepest secrets-and her heart-to him. But could she help Lucas believe that miracles and love still happen?Three women who find their heart' s desire...IN THE GARDEN
Something Beautiful She was the kind of woman who could make Lucas Dorsette change his wild ways. But Willa O'Connor had a life-threatening secret and trust wasn't easy. She needed something more-- and Lucas hoped his love was the answer to her prayers. Lacey's Retreat Running, bleeding and desperate, Gavin Prescott found sanctuary in a New Orleans church and hope in Lacey Dorsette York. Lacey was willing to risk everything, but was Gavin's love a path to danger. . . or to God's plan?
The story was for her own good. No matter how many times Cal Collins repeats this he still regrets breaking Cassandra Brennan's heart. Yet what choice did he have all those years ago? The truth would have destroyed her family. But Cassie is back in her South Georgia home once more, and Cal is rethinking that decision. From the moment they meet again all those intense feelings reignite and he wants another chance. First, he'll have to win her trust, which means revealing the truth. Then he can prove that a future with him is for her own good now.
Saying goodbye to Fleur, Louisiana, was all part of Brenna Blanchard's grand plan. Coming back to the quaint tiny town after a failed art career and broken wedding engagement, however, was not. When architect Nick Santiago recruits her to help restore a beautiful old mansion, it's just the distraction she needs-and growing close to handsome Nick is an unexpected bonus. Except, he has a heart in need of restoration, too. All business, the only thing Nick can't manage to construct is a life outside work. Unless Brenna can finally help him arrange his priorities-with love as number one.
The last person Alma Blanchard expects to waltz into her bayou café is Julien LeBlanc. If seeing him again weren't painful enough, her handsome ex-beau announces that he aims to settle down with her. The boy she broke up with in high school was not the settling-down type! As his courting continues, though, Julien softens her heart with his devotion and faith. But how can she ever forgive him and put aside her fear that he'll break her heart again? Alma has always believed a happily-ever-after just wasn't meant for her. What will it take for Julien to prove her wrong?
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