Experience the life of the Messiah from the perspective of his mother.
Mary is ordinary girl from Nazareth. She helps her mother with household chores, she daydreams about a handsome carpenter's son named Joseph, and at night she lies on the roof and contemplates at the stars. But one evening, a heavenly visitor comes with unexpected news—and her life is changed forever. Experience the life of the Messiah from the perspective of his mother, who must place her trust and obedience in Adonai, the Most High, as he fulfills centuries of anticipation in the middle of her daily life. Walk with Mary as she witnesses Yeshua grow, mature, minister, and even crucified—and then raised again, to the kindling of her new faith.
The woman in the mysterious photograph is no stranger at all!
Eva is reeling from her sister Lily's disappearance. Did an outsider woo her away? Meanwhile, buggy maker Jed Stutzman finds a snapshot of an Amish woman. When he walks into Eva's sweet shop with the mysterious picture, Eva is drawn to the handsome stranger---but the woman in the photograph is no stranger at all!
Lenore Fulcher's deepest desire at the age of twenty is to find true love.
Lenore Fulcher isn't pretentious despite her spoiled upbringing. Her deepest desire at the age of twenty is to find true love. However, her father believes she's wasted enough time searching for a suitable husband, and he wants to marry her off to one of his business partners--thirty-seven-year-old James Rybus. But the idea of marriage to a man so much older is out of the question for Lenore. Kolbein Booth, a lawyer from Chicago, arrives in Seattle looking for his headstrong sister who he believes may have answered an advertisement for mail-order brides. Is this the man Lenore has been searching for? She may not have long to find out...
She might not know how to cook, sew, or milk a cow, but she knows how to lie.
Charlotte's heart has been hardened by personal tragedy, but now she has the chance to find peace in a place she didn?t expect. Charlotte Dolinsky arrives in Lancaster County with brand new Amish digs and a renewed purpose.It doesn?t take her long to fit into the close Amish community. She might not know how to cook, sew, tend a garden, or milk a cow, but she knows how to lie. And she is a woman on a mission?to wreak havoc on the Plain people and seek revenge for the death of her only brother. But a quiet stranger throws a kink in her plan not long after she arrives.?As she delves deeper and deeper into what makes this handsome Amish man tick, she begins to wonder about her intentions and the direction her life is taking. At twenty-four, Isaac Miller is still unmarried and doesn?t see his status changing anytime soon.?The Lord has blessed him with above-average physical attributes, but his awkward shyness keeps him from pursuing a relationship with anyone.?When Charlotte?or "Charlie" as she calls herself?arrives in Paradise, she steals his heart, and he longs to be a different man. Can Charlie get past the resentment she feels and open her heart??What happens when Isaac comes out of his shell, drawing attention from all the available women in the area??Will Charlie be able to hold onto him?And will he still want her when he learns the truth?
Three women move in together in search of the cure for heartache.
Bestselling author Lauraine Snelling's triumphant story of three women who, when their lives are upended, move in together in search of the cure for heartache. Lynn's husband passed away two years ago; she doesn't want to live alone, but she's resistant to leave the great big lake house that holds all her memories, what still serves as the epicenter of Lundberg family gatherings. Angela's husband decides he needs something "different" and files for divorce. Judith never married, having spent her life caring for her parents. Suddenly they're gone, and she must start over. When these three women move in together, they hope they''ve found the answer each needs: a place to laugh, grieve, and heal. Brought together by such differing circumstances, will they discover a friendship to see them through the years to come, or will their differences be too great for them to be united in this SOMEDAY HOME?
Family is worth fighting for, and you can’t win this battle on your own.
Juggling motherhood and her job as a real-estate agent, Elizabeth Jordan wishes her husband could help more around the house. But Tony’s rising career as a pharmaceutical salesman demands more and more of his time. With a nice home in the suburbs and a lovely young daughter, they appear to have it all—yet they can’t seem to spend time together without fighting. Hoping for a new listing, Elizabeth visits the home of Clara Williams, an elderly widow, and is both amused and uncomfortable when Clara starts asking pointed questions about her marriage and faith. But it’s Clara’s secret prayer room, with its walls covered in requests and answers, that has Elizabeth most intrigued . . . even if she’s not ready to take Clara’s suggestion that she create a prayer room of her own. As tensions at home escalate, though, Elizabeth begins to realize that her family is worth fighting for, and she can’t win this battle on her own. Stepping out in blind faith, putting her prayers for her family and their future in God’s hands, might be her only chance at regaining the life she was meant for.
A father's mistakes nearly cost his children everything.
A father's mistakes nearly cost his children everything. Now his children must unite to take on the most important case of their respective careers. Corbin Gage is slowly drinking himself into the grave while running a small law practice in a small Georgia town.The assistant DA in the same community is his son Ray, poised for a professional breakthrough based on a job offer to work for the best law firm in the area. Roxy is Corbin's daughter, a rising star associate in Atlanta for an international law firm that specializes in high stakes, multi-million-dollar litigation. Against the advice of everyone in his life, Corbin Gage takes on a toxic tort case on behalf of three boys who have contracted non-Hodgkin's lymphoma due to an alleged chemical exposure. The defendant, a herbicide/pesticide/fertilizer company, is the largest employer in the area. Because of the lawsuit, Ray's job offer evaporates, forcing him to?go to work with his father. Roxy's expertise in complex litigation draws her into the drama. As their investigation uncovers an audacious conspiracy to conceal dangers to their community, Corbin, Ray, and Roxy come to a personal treaty in their pursuit of justice. But they soon discover that burying a problem can have explosive results.
Book One in the new Secrets of the South Mysteries from Mary Ellis.
Midnight on the Mississippi begins the new Secrets of the South Mysteries from bestselling author Mary Ellis. These complex crime dramas follow an investigator's quest to make the world a better place...solving one case at a time. New Orleans--Hunter Galen, a stock and securities broker, suspects his business partner, James Nowak, may be involved in embezzling their clients' money, but he's reluctant to jeopardize their friendship based on suspicion alone. After James turns up dead, Hunter realizes his unwillingness to confront a problem may have cost James his life. Nicki Price, a newly minted PI, intends to solve the stockbroker's murder, recover the missing millions from the client accounts, and establish herself in the career she adores. As she ferrets out fraud and deception at Galen Investments, Hunter's fiancee, Ashley Menard, rubs Nicki the wrong way. Nicki doesn't trust the ostentatious woman with an agenda longer than the Mississippi River. Ashley seems to be hiding something, but is Nicki's growing attraction to Hunter--a suspected murderer--her true reason for disliking Ashley? As they encounter sophisticated shell games, blackmail, and murder, Nicki and Hunter's only option is to turn to God as they search for answers, elude lethal danger, and perhaps discover love along the way.
Can Eliza lay her dark past to rest or will her memories always hold her hostage?
Eliza was just a child when she was taken hostage by the Cayuse Indians during a massacre in 1847. Now her husband wants to make a new start in another territory--the land of her captivity. Can she lay the dark past to rest and move on? Or will her childhood memories always hold her hostage?
Adam Beachy's mother walked out on his family and the Amish faith.
Follow the heart-wrenching story of Adam Beachy, whose mother walked out on him and his family—and away from the Amish faith. Now he balks at the idea of ever marrying and having a family of his own. But when tragedy strikes, Adam is suddenly a father figure to his three nieces and finds himself needing a wife. Despite their differences over her practice of reflexology, Leah Mast seems the best option to fill that role. Can they make it work in a modern-day marriage of convenience?
Clara Vespers returns to only place she has ever been happy.
Widowed and penniless, with two small children, Clara Vespers returns to her uncle''s ranch in Montana, the only place she has ever been happy. As she tries to find that feeling again, she encounters a suitor from her past and is soon followed by her brother-in-law, who will stop at nothing to bring her back to the family business.
Uplifting and meaningful - a true Christmas joy ride!
"Uplifting and meaningful."--RT Book Reviews on The Christmas Joy Ride Abby Wentworth is the glue that holds her book club together. So when she unexpectedly passes away on the cusp of the Christmas season, the rest of the women in the group are stunned, saddened, and sure that, without her, the group can't continue. They gather "one last time" to open gifts Abby left behind, little knowing how it will change each of their lives--forever.
Brock and Bodie Thoene explore the metaphor of Jesus as the True Vine.
When Jesus Wept, the first novel in The Jerusalem Chronicles by bestselling authors Bodie and Brock Thoene, unfolds the turbulent times in Judea during Jesus' ministry, centering on the friendship between Jesus and Lazarus. With rich insights from vineyard owners and vine dressers, the Thoenes explore the metaphor of Jesus as the True Vine, harvesting the ancient secrets found in the Old Testament.
Esther risks her life in order to save her people and bind her husband's heart.
When Xerxes, king of Persia, issues a call for beautiful young women, Hadassah, a Jewish orphan living in Susa, is forcibly taken to the palace of the pagan ruler. After months of preparation, the girl known to the Persians as Esther wins the king's heart and a queen's crown. But because her situation is uncertain, she keeps her ethnic identity a secret until she learns that an evil and ambitious man has won the king's permission to exterminate all Jews--young and old, powerful and helpless. Purposely violating an ancient Persian law, she risks her life in order to save her people...and bind her husband's heart.
Alison works with the Dutch Underground, but safety is a luxury war does not allow.
Artist Alison Schuyler spends her time working in her family's renowned art gallery, determined to avoid the curse that has followed the Schuyler clan from the Netherlands to America and back again. She's certain that true love will only lead to tragedy?that is, until a chance meeting at Waterloo station brings Ian Devlin into her life. Drawn to the bold and compassionate British Army captain, Alison begins to question her fear of love as World War II breaks out, separating the two and drawing each into their own battles. While Ian fights for freedom on the battlefield, Alison works with the Dutch Underground to find a safe haven for Jewish children and priceless pieces of art alike. But safety is a luxury war does not allow. As time, war, and human will struggle to keep them apart, will Alison and Ian have the faith to fight for their love, or is it their fate to be separated forever?