Three touching stories about faith, friends and the power of love. "Wed by a Prayer" by Lyn Cote: They met at a wedding and couldn't stand each other. But then a troubled teen put them on the same path--for life? "The Dream Man" by Lenora Worth: Could a businessman convince an ambitious beauty that faith and love could move mountains? "Small-Town Wedding" by Penny Richards: He was the last person she wanted to see...until he returned to tell her about the tragic past they shared. Would the truth set her free--to love him? Experience the wonder of falling in love, with three women who find happily-ever-after when they least expect it!
Gabe. Gabriel Butler is a successful rodeo clown. Out of costume, he's a confident, happy-go-lucky man--except when he thinks about the woman he left back home. Unfortunately, the minute he sets foot in Calloway Corners, Louisiana, he becomes nothing more than Jesse Calloway's bastard son. Gretchen. Gretchen West's life is worlds apart from Gabe's. But she's never forgotten the wonderful night she shared with Gabe. How could she? A month later her doctor confirmed what she'd already begun to suspect--she was pregnant. Now Gretchen has to convince Gabe that he can put his past behind him and become the father he always wished he'd had himself.
Harlequin Love Inspired Historical August 2016 Box Set: A Family for the Rancher\Wolf Creek Wife\Make-Believe Beau\A Hasty Betrothalby Penny Richards Louise M. Gouge Jessica Nelson Keli Gwyn
Love Inspired Historical brings you four new titles! Enjoy these historical romances of adventure and faith.A FAMILY FOR THE RANCHERLone Star Cowboy League: The Founding Yearsby Louise M. GougeWith her uncle trying to claim her ranch, widow Lula May Barlow has no time to worry about romance. But as Edmund McKay--the handsome cowboy next door--helps her fight for her land, her children are determined to make sure Edmund becomes their new daddy.WOLF CREEK WIFEby Penny RichardsAfter saving Will Slade's life, Blythe Granville gets stranded overnight in his cabin--and her reputation is damaged. To protect her, they must marry. But can Blythe and Will turn a wedding ofÿinconvenience into a true love match?MAKE-BELIEVE BEAUby Keli GwynThe only female on an engineering team,ÿdraftswomanÿJessica Sinclair's presence is causing a stir. So the company manager presents an ultimatum: she and her boss, Flynt Kavanaugh, will pretend to court to discourage the men vying for her attention...or she'll lose her job.A HASTY BETROTHALby Jessica NelsonWidower Miles Hawthorne vowed never to marry again--until his childhood friend's reputation is ruined by an overzealous suitor. Can Miles save Lady Elizabeth Wayland with a marriage in name only?Join HarlequinMyRewards.com to earn FREE books and more. Earn points for all your Harlequin purchases from wherever you shop.
Love Inspired Historical brings you four new titles for one great price, available now! This Love Inspired Historical bundle includes Wolf Creek Father by Penny Richards, Cowboy Seeks a Bride by Louise M. Gouge, Falling for the Enemy by Naomi Rawlings and Accidental Fiancee by Mary Moore.Look for four new inspirational suspense stories every month from Love Inspired Historical!
This Love Inspired Historical bundle includes Winning Over the Wrangler by Linda Ford, Wolf Creek Homecoming by Penny Richards, A Bride for the Baron by Jo Ann Brown and The Guardian's Promise by Christina Rich.<P> WINNING OVER THE WRANGLER: The only thing Brand Duggan's outlaw kin ever gave him was an undeserved reputation. Once he's through breaking horses, he'll leave Eden Valley. Staying means risk--and heartache. And he has no business falling for a refined English miss like Sybil Bannerman. The rugged cowboy who rescues her from a stampede is just the kind of man Sybil Bannerman's editor wants her to write about. Yet she has no idea how big a secret Brand Duggan carries, until her life is threatened. Despite the evidence against him, Sybil can't walk away--for the man who lassoed her heart is the one she'll love forever.... <P> WOLF CREEK HOMECOMING: Gabe Gentry used to live entirely in pursuit of carefree pleasure. It cost him his relationship with his brother, and with the one woman who believed in him. Now, with newfound faith, he's coming home to Wolf Creek, Arkansas, hoping to find redemption and forgiveness, and maybe even a second chance at love. Physician Rachel Stone never thought she'd lay eyes on Gabe again. After their brief time together, Gabe disappeared, leaving Rachel devastated and secretly pregnant with his son. His return stirs up her bitterness...and her attraction. But Gabe's already burned her once; how can she trust him again, now that her son's heart is on the line, as well?<P> A BRIDE FOR THE BARON: Gabe Gentry used to live entirely in pursuit of carefree pleasure. It cost him his relationship with his brother, and with the one woman who believed in him. Now, with newfound faith, he's coming home to Wolf Creek, Arkansas, hoping to find redemption and forgiveness, and maybe even a second chance at love. Physician Rachel Stone never thought she'd lay eyes on Gabe again. After their brief time together, Gabe disappeared, leaving Rachel devastated and secretly pregnant with his son. His return stirs up her bitterness...and her attraction. But Gabe's already burned her once; how can she trust him again, now that her son's heart is on the line, as well?<P> THE GUARDIAN'S PROMISE: An evil queen and her royal guards will stop at nothing to find--and kill--the rightful heir to the throne of Judah. When their pursuit leads them to Mira's village, only her father's bond servant, Ari, a man shrouded in secrets, can keep Mira safe. Abandoning his life as a temple guard and becoming an indentured servant was the only way Ari could protect young Joash, the true King of Judah, from Queen Athaliah. But his sacred duty prevents him from confessing his feelings for his master's daughter. With the future of their nation on the line, Ari and Mira will risk everything to save their people.
Love Inspired Suspense brings you four new titles for one great price, available now for a limited time only from November 1 to November 30! Enjoy these contemporary heart-pounding tales of suspense, romance, hope and faith. This Love Inspired Suspense bundle includes The Husband Hunt by Karen Kirst, The Duke's Marriage Mission by Deborah Hale, Wolf Creek Wedding by Penny Richards and Finally a Bride by Renee Ryan.Look for four new inspirational suspense stories every month from Love Inspired Suspense!
Love Inspired Historical brings you four new titles at a great value, available now! Enjoy these historical romances of adventure and faith. WOLF CREEK WIDOWby Penny RichardsStill healing from emotional--and physical--wounds left by her late husband, widow Meg Thomerson turns to Ace Allen for help running her business. Promising to remain at her side while she recovers, can he also mend her bruised heart? HIS PRECIOUS INHERITANCEby Dorothy ClarkNewspaper editor Charles Thornberg is an expert at running a business, not raising a toddler. He desperately needs reporter Clarice Gordon's help caring for his little brother...and learning how to become a father--and husband. A HOME FOR HIS FAMILYby Jan DrexlerCowboy Nate Colby journeys west for a fresh start with his orphaned nieces and nephew. Maybe fellow newcomer and beautiful schoolmarm Sarah MacFarland will be the missing piece to their fractured family... THE MATCHMAKER'S MATCHby Jessica NelsonLady Amelia Baxley is known for finding perfect love matches--for everyone except for herself. She agrees to help Lord Spencer Broyhill find a wife...but can she follow through after she begins falling for the reformed rake?
STAND-IN MOM...The grapevine was smokin'! Wayward, once-pampered Amber Campion was back in Vanity, eatin' humble pie. Against all odds she was determined to turn over a new leaf. Seeing her true potential, rock-solid sheriff Cal Simmons had gone and hired the feisty beauty as live-in nanny to the two troubled wards he'd taken into his heart and home. With Amber's unique cookin' and carin'-a "wife" in all ways but one-the secretly lonely sheriff was soon utterly smitten. But some secret from her past kep Amber from finding her safe haven in Cal's tender embrace. Now the rugged lawman had some mighty powerful persuadin' to do-for he aimed to make Amber his bride!THAT SPECIAL WOMAN!:She's friend, wife, mother-she's you! And beside each Special Woman stands a wonderfully special man.
Switched at Birth TWINS? When Georgia Williams returned from her trip, mass chaos broke out at the airport, and her fiancé landed in the hospital...with amnesia! Maybe once he saw his ranch, his memory would return. But when she got him home, her real fiancé was waiting.... THESE MEN WERE IDENTICAL! Needless to say, everyone was confused.... Who was this imposter? Could they be brothers, even twins? Which one was her fiancé? And which one was she in love with? Georgia had plenty of answers to discover.... SWITCHED AT BIRTH: Four strangers are about to discover the true bonds of brotherhood...with a little help-and love-from four terrific women!
That Special Woman! A SECRET BABY... Nineteen years ago, farmgirl Skye Herder was all chaste, forbidden temptation while her older sister was a ripe, willing female. A boy on the brink of manhood, Cash Benedict had to choose.... Now, tormented by his memories, compelled by desire, Cash was back. And Skye was a woman grown. Hunting, unforgiving, completely unforgettable, she embodied the beguiling past-and the electrifying future. For beside Skye stood a boy on the brink of manhood. A boy enough like Cash to be his...son. THAT SPECIAL WOMAN! One long-ago, quicksilver summer would always lead him back to Skye.... "Take one Bay Matthews, let her write under her own name of Penny Richards, and the result is romance at its very finest." -Melinda Helfer, Romantic Times
Little Hannah McShane was her parents' pride and joy, linking two hearts for all eternity. So why did Mommy and Daddy insist on a long-distance marriage--living miles apart, sharing only shy, awkward visits, saving all their love for her? True, Hannah was technically another man's child. But Drew McShane had married ranching heiress Kim Campion and given baby Hannah his name. And even a tot could tell that rugged Drew and genteel Kim secretly adored each other. So what would it take to make Mommy and Daddy see the light, admit their love ... finally live as husband and wife?
THE TEST OF A MARRIAGEEva Carmichael was talented, beautiful...the girl everyone believed most likely to succeed. When she left her hometown for a new life, she never expected to one day find herself alone and pregnant, her world in ashes.But the Lord never closes a door without opening a window.... For years the young minister Howard Blake have loved Eva from afar. Now he offered to marry her. But Eva had never imagined herself as a minister's wife. And even if they survived the small-town gossips, could their marriage ever grow into the light of love?Welcome to Love InspiredTM-stories that will lift your spirits and gladden your heart. Meet men and women facing the challenges of today's world and learning important lessons about life, faith and love.
In 1881 Chicago, the idea of a female detective is virtually unheard of. But when famed crime buster Allan Pinkerton opens his agency's doors to a handful of women, one intrepid actress with her own troubled past is driven to defy convention and take on a new and dangerous role. . .Since the age of eleven, when her mother was murdered, the life of the theater is all Lilly Long has known. Now twenty-two, she has blossomed into an accomplished Shakespearean actress. But after her innocence--and her savings--are taken from her by a seductive scoundrel, Lilly vows to leave the stage, enter the real world, and save others from a similar fate. Following in the footsteps of the country's first female detective, Lilly persuades Allan Pinkerton to take her on. Lilly's acting skills are a perfect fit for her real-life role as a Pinkerton operative. But her first case is a baptism by fire as she is sent to the small town of Vandalia to solve the mystery of a pastor who disappeared with his family--and the church's funds. When Lilly arrives, she finds the mere mention of the reverend's name provokes enmity or suspicious silence. Shadowed by a second Pinkerton agent with an agenda of his own, Lilly begins to uncover Vandalia's sordid secrets. But she'll have to deliver the performance of a lifetime to survive the final act of this drama.
Ex-cop-turned-writer Max Murdock was at his wit's end, taking care of his baby daughter while trying to meet the deadline for his latest novel...
FIRST LOVE, SECOND CHANCEFor six long years, Laura Ramirez tried to forget the man who'd initiated her passion...and given her a baby he'd known nothing about. Now wildcatter Russ Campbell was back, and he was everything she remembered-and more. Bigger. Bolder. Badder.FAMILY REUNIONCommon sense told Laura to let Russ into their lives-for father and son had every right to know each other. And her young child needed Russ more than either knew. But Laura's heart feared this family reunion was only temporary. Could she trust the Texas wildcatter to settle down forever?SWITCHED AT BIRTH: Four strangers are about to discover the true bonds of brotherhood...with a little help-and love-from four terrific women.
A Wife for the Sheriff? Schoolteacher Allison Grainger loves educating the children of Wolf Creek, Arkansas. She's nearly at her wit's end, though, when it comes to Sheriff Colt Garrett's two unruly youngsters. But when Allison is forced to work with the prickly lawman, the handsome widower and his children prove to be both charming and the perfect complement to her own life. Colt Garrett is too busy taming the West-and his children-to worry about the concerns of the only schoolteacher in Wolf Creek. That is, until he meets the striking Allison, whose infectious smile warms his heart. Could she be the mother figure his children have always wanted...and the wife he so longs for?
All Roads Lead to Home Gabe Gentry used to live entirely in pursuit of carefree pleasure. It cost him his relationship with his brother, and with the one woman who believed in him. Now, with newfound faith, he's coming home to Wolf Creek, Arkansas, hoping to find redemption and forgiveness, and maybe even a second chance at love. Physician Rachel Stone never thought she'd lay eyes on Gabe again. After their brief time together, Gabe disappeared, leaving Rachel devastated and secretly pregnant with his son. His return stirs up her bitterness...and her attraction. But Gabe's already burned her once; how can she trust him again, now that her son's heart is on the line, as well?
A Marriage of Necessity Widow Abby Carter hopes to find love again-unlikely with a man like Caleb Gentry, who doesn't even believe in it. Their marriage isn't ideal, but Abby's two young children need security, and Caleb's daughter needs a mother. Perhaps this is one of the Lord's more mysterious answers to Abby's prayers. When Caleb Gentry's wife passed away, he knew he'd need help to raise his baby girl. Abby's loving spirit, strong faith and warm heart make Caleb want to be a better man. It won't be easy. But Caleb's never had things come easy in his life, and making this new family work will be his most important challenge yet.
The Widow's Second Chance Meg Thomerson needs assistance getting back on her feet-even if it comes from the man who made her a widow. Ace Allen didn't intend to kill her husband, he only wanted to protect the town from the man's rage. Now Ace is keeping Meg's business and farm running while she heals, both physically and emotionally. But is he helping her out of charity-or because of something more? Half Native American, Ace struggles to find his place in the world. He keeps himself isolated from the community, but sweet Meg begins to penetrate his defenses. At first, he simply wanted to make amends to her. Now, if she'll let him, he could become the loving husband she deserves...
A Marriage of Inconvenience! After a storm strands her overnight in Will Slade's cabin, Blythe Granville's reputation is in shambles. The townspeople doubt that she was innocently nursing him back to health after saving his life. Now Blythe must accept Will's proposal: a marriage in name only to save her good name. But the former socialite is determined not to fall for her new husband...even if she's drawn to the gruff stranger who's vowed to stand by her, in sickness and in health. Will never wanted to remarry after his ex-wife betrayed him. But now he finds himself hitched to a city girl who has no idea how to keep a house...but is somehow chiseling her way into his heart. As Blythe melts Will's crusty facade, though, they're discovering that this most unexpected union might just lead to true love.