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Worlds Unseen (Seventh World Trilogy)

A Rose Blooms Twice (A Prairie Heritage, Book 1)

Faith-Filled Fiction at Its Best! Rose Brownlee has suffered more loss than most people can endure. Now she must find a purpose and a way to move on with her life. Will she bow to conventional wisdom or will she, like Abraham of old, choose to follow where God leads her . . . even to a wild and strange land she does not know? Set in the American prairie of the late 1800s, this story of loss, disillusionment, rebirth, and love will inspire, challenge, and encourage you. "A Rose Blooms Twice" is Book 1 in the series, A Prairie Heritage. Read the exciting prequel and companion to "A Rose Blooms Twice," "Wild Heart on the Prairie." A Prairie Heritage: Book 1: "A Rose Blooms Twice" Book 2: "Wild Heart on the Prairie" Book 3: "Joy on This Mountain" Book 4: "The Captive Within" Book 5: "Stolen" Book 6: "Lost Are Found" "Vikki writes the kind of faith-filled fiction that hooks you within the first few pages, will not let you go until you have finished, and leaves you wishing for more." "-Janis Braun, Seattle, Washington" "Her books are not just for 'chicks'! I was amazed how engrossed I became in the lives of Vikki's characters, and how much I could relate to their situations." "-Ed Dunne, Los Angeles" "Be prepared to put life on hold. That's all I have to say!" "-Rebecca H., New Jersey" "You will laugh, you will cry but, most of all, you will be uplifted." "-LaTisha Holland, St. Augustine, FL"

Free to Love: A Christian Romance Novel: Volume 1 (Inspiration Point Series)

Free to Love is Book #1 of the Inspiration Point Story. It begins with the story of Julie Petersen's struggle to escape from a controlling mother and the clutches of a rich controlling fiance who won't stop at anything to make her his wife. This story highlights Julie's journey to freedom, her hopes, her struggles, and her achievements as she trusts God to help her grow. In this first book, Julie Petersen escapes James, her soon to be fiance, and her mother, who tries to make Julie conform to the lifestyle of the rich. She leaves home under cover of darkness with nothing more than a handful of clothes, little money to her name, and a strong faith that God will help her survive. During her journey, she meets Mark, a handsome man who touches her heart with his helpfulness and genuine concern for her well being. But before their relationship can blossom, disasters strikes when her fiance tracks her down and changes the course of her life. Mark is a resident of Newport Beach who still suffers from the sting of being dumped by his ex-fiance. Refusing to give up on love, he hopes to find the right Christian woman to settle down with someday. Mark bumps into Julie at his favorite hangout, Inspiration Point, and is instantly attracted to her. Julie goes missing and now he must figure a way to rescue her from her crazy fiance who has kidnapped her. Can he rescue Julie in time and profess his love for her? Or will he be too late and miss out on marrying the love of his life?

Ben-Hur; a tale of the Christ

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Call Of The Wolf: The Viking Chronicles book 1: Volume 1

"The air was filled with the groans of men whose thoughts were not of war but of home. In the final moment no one cared if lands and kings were victorious. The glimmer of a smiling child, the soft touch of a wife, the laughter heard around the hearth, and sounds of love were all that mattered. Steadily the light dimmed and the crushing sounds of war disappeared, until only darkness and silence remained." Vikings honored home and the land, community and friends above all else. Magnus, son of Vargr, wanted to see the world more than anything, but his dream collided with the ruthless spread of Charlemagne's kingdom. Two lives destined to change the course of history; the fate of families for generations to come.

Angel of Death: Angel of Death: Volume 1 (Reaper)

NOT ALL REAPERS ARE DESTINED FOR EVIL. ONE REAPER MUST GO TO GREAT LENGTHS TO SAVE HIS NEXT VICTIM. Darius discovers another Reaper is conspiring against the Reaper Code, consuming souls to gain power. In an effort to thwart this rogue, Darius takes it upon himself to protect his next victim, Peyton Paradisa. As the rogue pursues them, Darius is left no choice but to take Peyton and flee into the the afterlife. But can they find a way to stop the powerful rogue from taking Peyton's soul? Even the afterlife has dangers, especially for a mortal. There is more to Peyton than meets the eye and there is far more at stake than just her soul.

A Lady of Esteem (Hawthorne House): A Novella

Black Keys: Volume 1 (The Colorblind Trilogy)

A Muslim Arab Prince with a heavy weight of responsibilities on his shoulders and a young Catholic American woman with a dark, haunted past living inside her heart. Unexpectedly thrust together in a deal of betrayal brokered by her brother, the last thing she imagines when she goes to his wedding in a kingdom far away from her home, is to find out that it's her own wedding, as well. A bright, independent CEO struggling to live this new life, where the traditions and rules are too numerous to keep up with, and an attractive, intelligent prince wanting nothing more than for his bride to find the black keys. Fate steps in to teach the troubled new princess a few lessons about love, life, understanding and acceptance, while destiny forces the Crown Prince into allowing his beautiful wife to break a rule or two. Because when it comes to love, rules blur and traditions fade.

Montana Trails: A Cutter's Creek Prequel

We all have dreams. For Florence Peterson, it was to leave her teaching position in Missouri or have her life relegated to the same thing day in and day out. On a lark, she sent a letter to a school in Oregon, never dreaming they'd answer! Now all she has to do is decide if she should take the position. Because it's one thing to dream, another to have it come to life.

Alton Cutter had made the trip West more often than he'd like. Montana was fresh and new, and his brother was already there. With his wagons readied, the families in his wagon train readied too, all was well. Except for the crazy schoolmarm that had it in her head she could just "tag along." He'd been planning this for too long to let some slip of a woman put a hitch in his plans. Let alone, his heart ...

Tabitha (Girls from the Mountain, Book 1)

An Awakened Heart (Orphan Train): An Orphan Train Novella

Trying to heal the ache she feels in her empty life, wealthy Christine Pendleton decides to volunteer at Centre Street Chapel. Ministering to one of the most deprived parts of New York City, the chapel aims at making a difference in the lives of the impoverished immigrants flooding the city. After seeing firsthand the hopelessness of the poor women and orphans, Christine is convinced more can be done to help them.

Guy Bedell has been serving at the chapel and pouring his heart out for the people he's grown to care about. When Christine begins to challenge his methods and offers a new vision for reaching out to the community, can he trust that perhaps God has bigger plans in store for him--plans that may include this feisty socialite?

the Lion and the Lamb

According to the Bible, Jesus Christ was resurrected three days after his crucifixion. For millennia, the faithful have often wondered, what happened during those three days?

The Lion and the Lamb is an epic Christian fantasy that begins with Christ's crucifixion. After he breathes his last, Jesus wakes up in the last place you would expect: Hades. He's not there to be punished, of course, but to save as many doomed souls as he can.

With the help of a boatman named Allon and a warrior queen called the Toolmaker, Jesus wades through a sea of torment, confronts rabid hellhounds, and battles hordes of demons--all with the knowledge that if he dies in Hades, it will be as if he never existed. Along the way they discover an evil plot to conquer heaven, and Jesus must use every weapon in hell's arsenal to stop it.

Most of us think of Jesus as a symbol of peace, wisdom, and virtue, but he's much more. When he finally confronts Satan, the Son of God must find his inner holy warrior and prove that he is as much lion as lamb.

Out of the Storm (Beacons of Hope): A Novella

Having grown up in a lighthouse, loneliness is all Isabelle Thornton has ever known--and all, she assumes, she ever will know. But when her lightkeeper father rescues a young man from the lake, her sheltered world is turned upside down.

Bestselling author Jody Hedlund's Out of the Storm is her first ever novella and introduces readers to Beacons of Hope, a new series set in the 1800s amid the romance, history, and danger surrounding the Great Lakes lighthouses of Michigan.

Slender Reeds: Jochebed's Hope (FREE PREVIEW)

FREE Extended Preview!Trapped beneath 400 years of Egypt's injustices, the Hebrew people await deliverance from generations of Egyptian slavery. But while it is still dark, God is at work. Young Jochebed is unaware the Master Weaver is preparing her to mother three formidable leaders: Miriam, Aaron, and Moses. Shiphrah, the half-Egyptian midwife tasked to kill Hebrew male newborns, remembers childhood stories of a merciful God and cannot resist His call on her life.

Two women, each following the dangerous path God has set before them--this is their story.

Releases November 1, 2016!

The Captive Heart (FREE PREVIEW)

The Captive Heart Releases October 1, 2016!

Free Extended Preview. Proper English governess Eleanor Morgan flees to the colonies to escape the wrath of a brute of an employer. When the Charles Town family she's to work for never arrives to collect her from the dock, she is forced to settle for the only reputable choice remaining to her--marriage to a man she's never met. Trapper and tracker Samuel Heath is a hardened survivor used to getting his own way by brain or by brawn, and he's determined to find a mother for his young daughter. But finding a wife proves to be impossible. No upstanding woman wants to marry a murderer.

At Your Request (Apart From the Crowd): An Apart From the Crowd Novella

After her father lost the family's fortune, Wilhelmina was cast out of the fashionable set and banished to the wallflower section. Taking a position as a social secretary to help support her family, she's mostly come to terms with her new status. But when her old friend Edgar returns to New York society for the first time since she rejected his marriage proposal, she's newly ashamed at how far she's fallen--and how hastily she dismissed him years ago. Her strategy is to avoid a face-to-face encounter at all costs, but he seems to have other plans. Will Edgar take advantage of their now reversed positions and make her regret her refusal, or is there still hope for a friendship between them--or something more?

At Your Request is an e-only novella that gives an exciting introduction to Jen Turano's new Gilded Age historical romance series, Apart From the Crowd! Includes an extended excerpt of the first full-length novel in the series, Behind the Scenes.

Living it Up in Fiddly Falls: A Short Story

She might be as old as the hills, but she's not dead. So what is Maryann Flemming's obituary doing on Page 4 of the Fiddly Falls Citizens Gazette?

Folksy and fun, this 7,000-word short story is a quick read featuring Christian themes and a touch of romance. Download it now to enjoy during your next coffee break or at bedtime. (Goes great with cookies!)

BONUS CONTENT: Your download will include the first three chapters of a full-length Christian romance novel, reader favorite Her Minnesota Man.

Brenda Coulter's first four novels were published by Harlequin's popular "Love Inspired" imprint; one was a finalist for Romance Writers of America's prestigious RITA Award (Best Inspirational Romance). Her first self-published work, Her Minnesota Man, is a longer Christian romance novel that's getting tons of rave reviews at Amazon and elsewhere online. "Living it Up in Fiddly Falls" is her first short story.

Read long excerpts from all of Brenda's books at http://BrendaCoulter.com

Entertaining Angels: A Christmas Novella

SOMETIMES, FINDING LOVE IS AS EASY AS KNOWING WHERE YOU LAST HAD IT...

Winter, 1660.

Retired from the Army after twenty years of service, Major Thankful Russell's whole life till now has been made up of war and intelligence. And now in peacetime, he suspects no more war and, on current showing, precious little intelligence.

The idea of spending Christmas surrounded by drunkenness and debauchery at His Majesty's court is more than he can bear - and so he begs leave, to spend a quiet family Christmas at home.

The problem is, he doesn't have a family. And nor, with his scarred face and his shyness, does he ever expect to have one.

But when an accident of fate returns him to the only place he's ever called home, it's down to his old commanding officer's daughter to teach him that not everyone sets so high a value on the outer wrapping of the most precious gift of all....

Choices of the Heart: A Christian Romance Novella (Bradley Sisters Book 1)

Choices of the Heart is the first Christian Romance book in the Bradley Sisters series and begins the story of each sister's search for a Godly man worthy of their heart. Each story highlights a sister's hopes, her struggles, and her achievements as she trusts God to bring her the perfect soul mate.

(This novella is approximately 90 pages)

Lauren Bradley wants to find true love and goes about experimenting with online dating and attending church singles groups to find the perfect Godly man. But her efforts are met with disaster and her frustration grows as she becomes impatient waiting for God to bring the right man into her life. She decides to become an entrepreneur and purchase Emilia's, an Italian restaurant. But her goals of buying the restaurant are thwarted by Andrew, a handsome man who also wants the restaurant for himself. Lauren is attracted to Andrew, but becomes involved with her boss, knowing he may not be the man God intended for her.

Andrew has had a passion for cooking since childhood, spending lots of time in the kitchen with his mother. Now he wants to switch from being a teacher, to fulfilling his lifelong dream of owning a restaurant. But there's one problem, he's attracted to Lauren and has to fight her for Emilia's. Will he fulfill his lifelong dream at the expense of driving Lauren away? Or will he sacrifice his dream and compete with her boss for the chance at true love?

Other titles in the Christian romance series by Kelsey MacBride:

-Desires of the Heart: Megan's story (Available now!)

-Passions of the Heart: Tiffany's story (Available now!)

-Redemption of the Heart: Katie's story (July 2014)

Don't miss out on these inspirational love stories of faith, family and romance.

Fall From Grace: A Christian Romance Novel (Glen Ellen Series Book 1)

Fall From Grace is Book #1 of 2 Christian Romance books and offers a FREE Preview of the Glen Ellen Story. It begins with the story of Kevin Pierce, an ER doctor whose life falls apart when he fails to save a young girl who resembles his late niece, a niece who lost her life while he was behind the wheel. In order to escape his painful memories, he leaves LA for a small town by the ocean, hoping to rebuild his life and rediscover God's purpose for his life. This story highlights Kevin's journey from hopelessness, his hopes, his struggles, and his achievements as God shows him a different path to healing.

*This is a FREE Preview and not a stand-alone novel*

In this first book, Kevin, a resident ER doctor has his world turned upside down when he fails to save a teenage girl named Rachel injured from an auto accident. What complicates matters is Rachel resembles Sarah, his late niece who died while he was behind the wheel. While Kevin still blames himself for Sarah's death, his failure to save Rachel causes his life to spiral downward. Unable to cope with the overwhelming guilt, he escapes to a small town in Northern California where he hopes to find God and a resolution to the devastation he feels. But the overwhelming emotional pain paralyzes him and just when he is at his limit, his life takes another unexpected twist when he accidentally meets Stephanie, Rachel's mother who has also escaped to the same small town to live with her parents. Kevin is torn between feelings of guilt and indebtedness when he finds out Stephanie wants him to help her heal from the loss of Rachel. Can he come to grips with the painful events in his life and travel down the road to recovery with Stephanie by his side, or will he reject her help?

Stephanie Knight is a single mother who suffers the loss of her daughter Rachel to a tragic car accident. Even though she has a close relationship with her mother Valerie and a strong faith in God, she struggles with the question of why God would allow Rachel to be taken so early. She relocates to her parent's home in Northern California to escape the depressing memories of her daughter and to take time to heal. With God's help and her mother's support, she manages to cope with the loss of Rachel. But to her surprise, she finds out that Kevin Pierce, the same doctor who couldn't save Rachel, is also living there. When she notices that Kevin's life has spiraled into a place darker than her own, her heart goes out to him and she proposes they work together to help each other heal. But will he accept her help and forge an unlikely relationship? Or will Kevin reject her and miss out on an opportunity to experience sacrificial love?

Other titles in the Glen Ellen Series by Kelsey MacBride

-Saving Grace: Book 2 of the Glen Ellen Story

Don't miss out on these Inspirational stories of love and faith!

A Hero's Promise (Free Short Story) (Culper Ring)

This free e-romance novella is an exclusive bonus from the Culper Ring Series by Roseanna M. White, set in the intervening years between Whispers from the Shadows and Circle of Spies. Fans of the series will enjoy this chance to revisit the men and women who were part of the legendary American spy ring. Their fascinating exploits are further explored in the series' full novels, which includes Ring of Secrets, Whispers from the Shadows, and Circle of Spies. January 29, 1835 in Baltimore, Maryland. Twenty-year-old Julienne Lane eagerly awaits the return of her fiance and naval officer, Jack Arnaud, but she has not been idle. She and her best friend, Freeda Payne, have been working hard to support the abolitionist movement. Their efforts have been clouded in secrecy, but when Freeda shows up in Julienne's cellar with a runaway slave, the need for secrets becomes imperative. When Jack returns home, will Julienne threaten his career in the Navy by including him in their plans, or will she hide news of the slave from him and put his trust to the test? Moreover, why does her fiance appear to be hiding a secret of his own? Despite a harrowing tour of duty in the North Atlantic, Jack's hopes for rest and recuperation are put on hold. His wedding to Julienne is in two days, but a more pressing matter comes to his attention from his associates in the Culper Ring. Should he ask his beautiful fiancee to postpone the wedding for the third time in two years? How will he and the Culper Ring foil the malicious plans they have uncovered? And why does Julienne blush so brightly when he asks her about the cellar? The clock is ticking. Danger looms. Can justice prevail? Will their love survive?

PIECES ON EARTH

From the author of the bestselling Miller's Creek novels comes this Christian Christmas beach book about finding God's peace in life's pieces.

A young military mom and wife of a naval aviator longs for a white Christmas--and she doesn't mean yet another white sandy beach near where her husband is stationed. Grateful for a recent promotion that should keep her man stateside, Liv eagerly anticipates the first family Christmas in several years with her husband, daughter, and extended family.

Then her military marriage undergoes trial by fire as her husband is deployed for an undetermined amount of time right before the holidays, leaving Liv and her little girl in pieces.

Can Liv find God's peace in the midst of life's pieces? Will the secret she's harboring lead to tragedy? And what miracle will take place during story time with her daughter?

Grab your copy of this feel good novella about our heroine's journey into the greatest story ever told.

WHAT READERS ARE SAYING:

"Cathy has done a masterful job of weaving characters and storyline, making this a story that will be enjoyed and talked about for some time."

"I enjoyed Pieces on Earth so very much, from both a fictional standpoint and also because of its spiritual themes. In this novella, Cathy has beautifully combined the power of story with one of the best presentations of the gospel message that I've ever seen."

"This sweet story packs a powerful message into its pages and I highly recommend it to all readers. For quality of writing, entertainment, and spiritual impact, 5 stars."

"It is a must read any time of the year, but especially recommended during the Christmas season."

"This was an enlightening and heart tugging novella. Just know that you should have that box of tissues handy when you read this. Thank you, Ms Bryant, for sharing your talent with us. We eagerly await your next book."

"This book was superb! Besides being just a wonderful Christmas story to read, I loved the "Big Story" that the main character told to her four-year-old daughter. The overall plan that God has in order to "fix people" from their "broken pieces" was so simple and yet so profound. Great job!"

"I want everyone to read this book. Being a novella makes it an easy book to work into this busy season. If you like a meaty book, well written, personal, inspirational, and informative, this is it."

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The Captain of Her Heart (Buchanan Saga)

Amongst The Flames: A Christian Romance Novel

""A burning building doesn't scare me at all compared to the thought of losing you." " Firefighter Cole Taylor is the man everyone looks up to at Firehouse 9 in downtown Spokane. He's been at the department for ten years and has no fear when it comes to dangerous situations. Megan Taylor, Cole's wife, is a stay-at-home mother of their two boys. She was everything Cole ever wanted in a woman and the perfect wife any man could ask for until one day when she decides to leave Cole. Cole has fought hundreds of fires in his lifetime, but he had never tasted fear until he came to fighting a fire in his own home. Amongst The Flames is a Christian firefighter romance that tackles real-life situations and problems that exist in Christian marriages today. It brings with it passion, love and spiritual depth that will leave you feeling inspired. This inspirational Christian romance novel is one Christian romance that you'll want to read over and over again.

Roanoke: The Lost Colony: Volume 1 (The Keepers of the Ring)

In 1587, a group of colonists set sail from England, bound for Virginia, to establish the first English colony in the New World. They never made it to Virginia, but settled on Roanoke Island. John White, the colony's founder, sailed away, promising to return. By the time he did return, the colonists had vanished. Angela Hunt has pieced together historical records, folklore, and fact to create this compelling story of what most likely did happen to the colonists on Roanoke Island, while at the same time weaving a tale of God's mercy and grace.

Until My Name Is Known: Volume 1 (Tell of My Kingdom's Glory)

Can you trust a God Who destroyed a nation before your eyes? Would you want Him as your friend? Experience God through Israel's Exodus from Egypt's power through those who were there. The Time: 2450 BC The Place: Old Kingdom of Egypt Pharaoh is god. His people worship him. Israel's God arrives. He challenges Pharaoh. His power touches all people. They must change. Some don't concede. They suffer. Others yield. They find freedom. Until My Name Is Known brings all to see the one true God. Read it to see Him. Today's historians and archaeologists puzzle over the fall of the Old Kingdom of Egypt, but the world at that time heard of God. The world knew that He was the Lord. His Name was proclaimed in all the earth.

Love & Redemption: Volume 1 (The Florida Irish)

He cleared his throat. "I love you, Anne. My question is why you don't love me back?" ----- Michael O'Fallen simply wants to survive. A poor Irish boy living in post-Civil War New York, the events of one horrible night send him running far south to unsettled Florida and an unplanned marriage with a girl he doesn't know. Yet, when his feelings for her begin to grow, it seems the darkness in his heart and the perils and dangers they face will be too much for their tenuous marriage. Unless he can his eyes toward heaven and accept love and redemption. A story of trusting God to guide your footsteps and the power of prayer to bring healing to the soul by best-selling author, SUZANNE D. WILLIAMS. Book 1 of the Florida Irish Series.

Destiny of Kings (Covenant of Grace)

The King is going slowly mad, bewitched by the dark magic and seductive powers of the Egyptian Princess Jezebel. Martinez, the King's general must choose between the life of a young shepherd boy who is like the son he never had or the man who is his King and lifelong friend. The One True God has shared a prophecy with the old seer Samuel, while the little Holy man Narayana claims the Universe has called him out of meditation to restore balance. Francesca the Priestess carries the burden of responsibility, until her faith is rocked, her heart opened and her resolve challenged. In a world where control is only an illusion, evil is subjective and the most righteous are challenged, an unlikely group will be drawn together to restore balance once more.

Lady Rosamund: Volume 1 (The Rose & The Ring)

Strong-minded Lady Rosamund rebels at being a pawn in a political chess game that sets her up as the prize if Hanseatic sea captain Erik Branden defeats her father's enemy. Victorious, but injured, Erik stumbles on Burg Mosel's tower steps accidentally tripping the mechanism that opens a secret chamber and exposes a skeleton. His discovery solves a long-standing mystery and uncovers a deeper treachery. Can Erik's integrity and love overcome Rosamund's fear and defiance?

Whispers of a Faded Dreamer

In this unusual, Christian speculative fiction novel, Cara Peirce wants to help people. She wants love but making connections in real life just isn't something she's good at. Through an unsettling turn of events, Cara finds herself a mostly-willing participant in a bizarre life in which she only feels truly alive in her dreams. Her surreal adventures in other realms seem important, somehow. And, almost every night, she dreams of the same guy - Blaze Saxon. In the end, only whispers remain. But the end is only the beginning. This is the story of a faded dreamer.

Dogwood Alley: Volume 1

Tracks in the Snow

On the Wings of a Whisper: A Serialized Historical Christian Romance: Sonnets of the Spice Isle, Episode 1

Stone Town, Zanzibar, early 1866



RyAnne Hunter is determined to stop her father from leaving for the continent of Africa, where he plans to start a mission station. And she only has until morning. Tonight at the Harcourts' Annual Ball will be her last chance to change his mind. She must succeed! Papa's health, and her future, depend on her success. But, as if her task isn't difficult enough, now the insufferable Captain Dawson has agreed to guide Papa's expedition!



After spending six months at sea, Captain Trent Dawson only wants to think about rest and relaxation. However, when he's recruited by a British naval officer to help put an end to a slave smuggling ring, the perfect opportunity presents itself in Dr. Hunter, who needs a guide to the Interior. Now if he can just help the doctor without spending too much time with the man's troublesome and flighty youngest daughter.



A thrilling historical romance from the time of missionary explorer David Livingstone.