Sunday, July 4, 2010

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Vanishing Act
Liz Johnson

Vanishing Act is the story of Nora James, a young woman who sees her father shot in an alley. Afraid for her life, she hides in tiny Crescent City, Colorado, changing her name, appearance, and job. It worked for months ... but now her luck has run out. A ruthless assassain is on her trail, and soon Nora will be found out. But this time she has FBI Special Agent Nate Andersen by her side. The handsome agent would give his life to protect his assignment, but he's weary of giving his heart ... until a deadly confrontation leaves him with both on the line.

When the Snow Flies
Laurie Alice Eakes

Audrey Sinclair Vanderleyden sets her heart on fulfilling a promise to her deceased husband to continue practicing medicine, despite opposition from their families. But the old physician from whom they bought a practice stands in her way and refuses to honor the contract. Audrey must either give up medicine and return to her family, or marry a near stranger.
A gunshot wound robs Nathan Maxwell of the ability to continue practicing medicine. He must find another purpose in his life. Marriage isn't an option; only a desperate woman would want a blind man for a husband. Audrey is desperate, but marriage to Nathan isn't the salvation of her medical career she thought it would be. For Nathan, the union challenges loyalties and exposes what he's lost.

Seaside Romance
Tamela Hancock Murray
, Darlene Franklin, and Lynette Sowell

Relive yesteryear’s glory days in Capernaum Island, Providence, and Newport, Rhode Island, through the eyes of three young women on the tide of love. Judith lives at the lighthouse her father operates, but when an old friend returns, will his fears keep him from reaching her? Becca’s first day on the job as a maid ends with a marriage proposal to a business tycoon, but can she trust his sincerity? Francesca is being pressured to enter a prestigious marriage, but can true love be within her reach? Enjoy this delightful collection of historical romances.

The Newcomer
(Book 3, New Jersey Historical Series)
Laurie Alice Eakes

Killing Time
by K. Dawn Byrd

Mindy McLaurin, thinks it's the end of the world when she's incarcerated on trumped-up embezzlement charges. While in jail, she investigates the death of an inmate who allegedly died of an overdose. Mindy suspects foul play when her cellmate dies and she learns that both women had ingested the same drug. Mindy trusts no one, including Mark Stone, the handsome counselor she can’t stop thinking about. She faces many challenges, including constant interrogation by the Major and emotional abuse from the other inmates. Upon release, someone is stalking her and framing her for the murder. Can she prove to Counselor Stone that she’s innocent of all charges before she loses him forever?

Lost Island Smugglers
Max Elliott Anderson

Sam Cooper had just moved to Harper’s Inlet where he met Tony and Tyler. While Tony’s father was away on a buying trip, the boys took one of the rental sailboats out for a diving adventure. Everything went well until the biggest storm Tony had ever seen blew up from out of nowhere, and the boys found themselves stranded on Lost Island.

But, if they thought the worst had happened, they were wrong. The boys discovered a secret hideout that was used by men in high powered speedboats. Sam and his friends knew the men were up to something, only they didn’t know what. They had to find a way to stop them, but how? And, even if they did, the boys could never tell anyone about it. Lost Island Smugglers is a story with danger, excitement, and heart-pounding action.


A Suitor for Jenny
by Margaret Brownley

When looking for a husband, it's best to go where the odds are in your favor. And that would be Rocky Creek, Texas, 1880. But Jenny Higgins's plan to find husbands for her two sisters hits a snag when enthusiastic applicants fail to meet her stringent requirements. Rejecting her sisters' choices for mates and riding herd on her growing feelings for Marshal Rhett Armstrong, she refuses to give up. Jenny thinks choosing a husband is not a job for the heart. It'll take one strong and handsome marshal to convince her otherwise.

A Woodland Christmas
(Romancing America)
Tamela Hancock Murray, Ramona K. Cecil, Darlene Franklin, and Janelle Mowery

Four Couples Find Love in the Piney Woods of East Texas: Experience a nostalgic Christmas in the Piney Woods of East Texas where a traveling wood-carver dispenses wisdom that brings four couples to realize the gift of love. Can Bridget show Seth how to forgive? Will Mary see Joseph live up to his promise? Can Seth steer Emma away from the need for vengeance? Will R. C. help Gabriella find her grandfather?

Where Hearts are Free

The odds are stacked against Bridget and Philippe reuniting. But God has a plan for them if they'll only believe.

It's 1687, in the burgeoning town of Philadelphia, and for seven years, Bridget Barrington has watched with growing affection as Philippe Clavell worked as an indentured servant for her father, a wealthy landowner. Her father rejects her request for Philippe to be a potential suitor as he has none of the qualities Mr. Barrington hoped for his daughter's future husband, the least of which is a respectable income. Heartbroken, Bridget accedes to her parents' wishes and gets engaged to a man she does not love. However, Bridget's husband-to-be does not love her, but only her wealth. But there's always light in the midst of darkness for those who have faith. This stunning historical romance concludes the gripping Darkness to Light series.


Hatteras Girl
Alice J. Wisler

There are two things that journalist Jackie Donavan dreams about--marriage and owing a bed and breakfast in Nags Head, NC. But why is the bed and breakfast she desires deteriorating, and why won't her relatives behave so that she can go out with the handsome realtor? Filled with quirky friends and relatives that help and hinder Jackie to and from her goals, Hatteras Girl, is about uncovering the truth while finding the way to your dreams.

One Year Alone With God: 366 Devotions on the Names of God
Ava Pennington

One year from now, will you be able to say that you know God better than you did before? One of the best ways to start is by learning what He says about Himself—the names and attributes He gives Himself. One Year Alone with God is a devotional guide to the names and attributes of God. It provides 366 life-changing, personal devotions exploring who God is, who we are, and how we relate to others. One Year Alone with God will examine each of 122 names and attributes of God from three perspectives:
1. How God describes Himself
2. How this name/attribute changes or strengthens our relationship with Him 3. How this name/attribute changes or strengthens our relationships with others

Wrangler in Petticoats
Mary Connealy

Sally McCellen finds herself injured and in the care of the biggest wimp she's ever met. Logan McKenzie paints pictures of the wild west—and claims he makes a living doing it. When the two of them see an elk she reaches for her rifle, he reaches for a sketch pad. The word DRAW means completely different things to them. When Sally falls off a cliff practically into his arms, he decides he's keeping her. So far her broken leg is keeping her close, but she's a quick healer and she needs to get some tougher help, because the outlaws who dropped her into Logan's arms are hunting hard for the one witness to their crime.

A Door County Christmas
Cynthia Ruchti, Rachael Phillips, Becky Melby and Eileen Key

A year ago, a Door County florist promised four single women that love would come to each of them when the Christmas cactus bloomed again. But as this Christmas nears in the sleepy tourist town, none of the women are holding their breath in anticipation of romance—not yet.

Head in the Clouds
Karen Witemeyer

When a recovering romantic goes to work for a handsome ranch owner, her heart’s not the only thing in danger.


Wounded Spirits
April W. Gardner

Budding love struggles for survival between a white slave and her Creek master, but before it has a chance to bloom, will the feverish onslaught of racial hatred put an end to it …or will God?

The Master’s Wall
Sandi Rog

He fights for his freedom. She fights for her life. Together, they fight for each other.
After watching Roman soldiers drag his parents away to their death, David, a young Hebrew, is sold and enslaved to serve at a villa outside of Rome. David trains to become a skilled fighter. He works hard to please his master and hopes to earn his freedom. However, an opportunity to escape tempts him with its whispering call. Freedom beckons, but invisible chains hold him captive to the master's granddaughter, an innocent girl with a fiery spirit. David vows to protect Alethea from his master, the murderous patriarch, and contrives a daring plan—sacrifice his own life to save hers.

A Daughter for Christmas
(Love Inspired)
by Margaret Daley

Dr. Max Connors had no idea he'd fathered a child thirteen years ago. Or that his baby girl had been given up for adoption. He locates his daughter in a small Oklahoma town and moves there, hoping to become a part of her life. But when he meets her widowed mother, Max is unsure how to reveal his identity. As he helps Rachel Howard with her plans to homeschool the girl, he's welcomed into the family. But with the holidays approaching, Max must tell Rachel who he really is. Can he make his dream of family come true by Christmas?

Bridge to Love
by Darlene Franklin


Michigan Brides
Amber Stockton

In a rapidly changing industrial world, three women react differently. Felicity’s noble deed puts her in danger. Annabelle tries to break through society’s stigma. Shannon stubbornly refuses to change. Can each woman find the faith and strength to weather their times and welcome love into their hearts?

The Blacksmith’s Bravery
(Book 3, Ladies’ Shooting Club Series)
Susan Page Davis

A reformed saloon girl and decent markswoman, Vashti Edwards earns the opportunity to drive stagecoach, but blacksmith Griffin Bane fears for her safety—and his growing attraction—as the line becomes repeatedly targeted by robbers. Can The Ladies' Shooting Club catch the bandits and bring the stubborn couple together?

Christmas Bodyguard
(Love Inspired Suspense)
Margaret Daley

Love Finds You in Sun Valley, Idaho
by Angela Ruth

Stunt woman turned actress Emily Van Arsdale returns to her home state to film a rafting movie. She also plans to spend time with her mother, which brings on feelings of guilt for not having been more supportive after her father’s death. She considers moving home for good, especially after meeting rafting guide Tracen Lake.Tracen Lake is thrilled to be hired as a rafting consultant for the movie. Not only will the job bring in more business to his rafting company, but it will pay for the log cabin he’s dreamed of building. Unfortunately, he also has to deal with an actress who previously left Idaho to seek her fame, which reminds him of his ex-fiancĂ©e’s dreams of stardom.Throughout the filming of the movie, and through wakeboarding, fishing, mechanical bull riding at a rodeo, and family reunions, Tracen gets to know Emily’s heart. But when she is offered another film role, he fears she will choose Hollywood over him.