Snuggle up with seven brand new, never before published Christian winter romances from bestselling and award-winning authors. Kisses and kids abound in this collection of novellas that will warm your heart all winter long.
One Winter Kiss – Lindi Peterson – Deena Ross travels to Ohio to try and sway her grandfather from making a big mistake, a mistake his neighbor Andrew has been encouraging. When a winter storm hits, and Deena is forced to stay with Andrew and his young son, Evan, Deena’s vision of love is tested and she might lose her heart in one winter kiss.
Childish Ways – Jenn Faulk – Kevin Peterson, a teacher at a small town elementary school, is unexpectedly reunited with Lisa Walker, a girl who spent most of their childhood tormenting and bullying him, when she comes back to town where she helps organize a winter carnival to benefit her niece’s school. Lisa has no idea who he is, though, and as they work alongside one another and Kevin sees how much she has changed, he begins to question whether or not he can really trust her and let her into his life.
The Baby & the Bachelor – Cindy K. Green – Playboy bachelor, Alec, discovers a baby on his doorstep only days away from being appointed to a political office, prompting him to appeal his assistant, Jane, for help. Misunderstandings and accusations from the press abound, leading Alec to wonder, even if he were prepared for a ready-made family, could sweet, church-going Jane ever find it in her heart to marry a sinner like him?
For Tracy – Trisha Grace – One phone call led to Sarah Carter becoming the guardian of her favorite student, Tracy, while waiting for Tracy’s Uncle Keith to show up. But Sarah has no idea Uncle Keith was Keith Sutton, Hollywood’s most eligible bachelor, and doesn’t realize how much trouble she is heading for.
Tropical Kiss Or Miss – Liwen Y. Ho – Therapist Olivia Chan can’t wait to escape it all—a failed marriage, a struggling practice, and her son’s recent health scare. The Hawaiian getaway she planned, however, gets rained on—quite literally—by a tropical storm and the unexpected arrival of her estranged husband Matthew, who’s determined to win her back.
To Gain a Mommy – Tanya Eavenson – When Hope Michaels decides to face her past, she unknowingly purchases the house across the street from her former fiancé—the man her twin sister married, then widowed. Fire Captain Carl McGuire can put out any flame, except for the one Hope sparks within him—some things never change.
Foolish Heart – Cindy Flores Martinez – Judy and Graham have feelings for each other, but they won’t admit it. After all, she lives in America and he lives in Scotland with his daughter, Mairi, who he could never leave to be with the woman he loves.
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THE QUILTER’S SON ~ Samantha Bayarr
Liam Yoder has been leading a double life ever since his dad was killed in a buggy accident. Will a chance encounter with his mother cause him to rethink his decision to leave the Amish community behind? What about Lucy, the bakery owner he left behind when they were teenagers? Will she be able to convince Liam to change his mind? Find out in this tale of bittersweet love…
MORE THAN FRIENDS ~ Susette Williams
The heart wants what the heart wants—it doesn’t care about family tradition, or what a person’s beliefs are. But Catherine Wall made her father a promise when she was young, and she can’t go against his dying wishes. Jaidon has faced obstacles before, and he’s always overcome them. Catherine seems to be a dream come true. She doesn’t mind working with inner city youth and they’re both Christians. Yet, to her, dating him would be the equivalent of being unequally yoked. Can Jaidon leave his church and become a Quaker? Or are their hopes of a ‘happily ever after’ doomed because of a promise a little girl made so very long ago?
WAITING FOR BELINDA ~ June Belfie
Belinda Glick, a lovely Amish girl from Ohio, decides to explore the other world during the time of her Rumspringa. In her desire to ‘just have fun,’ she risks having her naiveté challenged by Dan, a young college student she meets. Her parents are distraught over their daughter’s rebellious behavior and decide to send her to Lancaster County, PA, to stay with her Aunt Emma and Uncle Gabe until she learns to behave with more maturity. While in Pennsylvania, Belinda discovers a new crowd, but will she fit in with the English ways? How firm are her moral values? Strong enough to keep her pure? A young man she befriends speaks to her of his love, but who will win over the heart of this challenging young woman?
AMISH DYNASTY ~ Sophia Grace
When two Amish kids find a strongbox full of twenty-dollar gold pieces from the 1800’s in the murky waters of Pigeon Creek, they think their future is set for them…until Becca breaks her promise to Jeremiah for the sake of honoring her parent’s unreasonable demands for her future–a future she does not want. Greed and betrayal soon replace a friendship as a result of this broken promise. Will their broken bond keep them from learning the hard lessons of growing up, or does their word of honor become so clouded with anger, it leaves no room for forgiveness?
FRIENDS IN THE MAKING ~ Tina Dee
Shelby Michaels has everything on-track according to her five-year plan, until a simple traffic jam throws her life off the rails. She loses just about everything she held important in her life. As a favor, and not wanting to return to her parent’s house right away, she agrees the help her mother’s friend in the small town of Willow Tree. She’s perplexed by the simplistic lifestyle of the people she meets, and her values are turned upside down as she learns more about their modern Quaker ways. Will Quaker values help Shelby hear the Lord and help her to realize that less is truly more?
CHASING TORNADOES ~ Sherry Chamblee
Jessica has convinced her youth group to go on a missions trip to northern California where they will help plant a new Mennonite church in a needy area. Needing two more adults to go besides herself, she must ask the one guy in her church who acts like he’s afraid of her. Is it something about her that scares him? Or is he that way with everyone? She’ll find out on this trip. Although he’s known Jessica their whole lives, Charlie is amazed when she asks him to go on the missions trip. It’s a dream come true – the perfect answer to his prayers to get to know Jessica better. Will the missions trip change his life in all the ways he hopes for, or will disasters only increase the distance between them?
Rebecca Avery has never been one of “them”—the popular kids, the beautiful people. With less than fashion-plate looks and an off-beat, quirky style to living life, she has been relegated to finding “alone” activities to fill her time throughout high school. Unfortunately, college hasn’t changed that. Then she meets Eric Barnett, a nice guy who seems a little quirky himself. The only problem is, he’s in love with her roommate—one of the truly beautiful people. When Rebecca finds herself falling for him, she must find a way to break out of her shell or risk losing him forever. Who will win out in this mixed up jumble of feelings and loyalties?
When nobody talks… the stones cry out. In the searing heat of a Virginia summer, two men plummet from a roof top to th sidewalk below. The victims are a white police officer and a young black man with a troubled past. Hundreds of people were at the scene, and yet nobody saw what happened. But when FBI agent Raleigh Harmon is assigned the case, she realizes they’re just not talking. The Bureau wants a quick verdict, with or without the truth. And with tight-lipped witnesses, Raleigh has to rely on her training in forensic geology to uncover the facts. Working through her connections among the city’s most powerful families, along with trolling Richmond’s underbelly, Raleigh wants to see justice prevail. But can she solve the case before the city’s growing unrest rages out of control? And will her choices bring down everyone involved—including herself?
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