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Love in Light and Shadow: A Snow Valley Romance

Mercedes O'Shay has sworn off gorgeous men because they have a tendency to break her heart. When she meets her new neighbor, Chet Bauer, she immediately puts him in the Do Not Date category based on his well-defined muscles and stunning blue eyes. But the more Mercedes learns about the cowboy who reads classics and forges iron, the more she realizes the heart doesn't see in black and white; it sees light and shadows.

Second Chances: A Christian, Suspense Romance (Falling for the NASCAR Driver Book 2)

The sequel to the bestseller Second Chances. Free with Kindle Unlimited!

Life has taught me that nothing is forever except for love.

I lost my husband to a tragic car accident two years ago. Since then, I've floated through life. The only thing keeping me going is my faith in a higher power. I prayed for answers and release from my grief. One warm autumn day the Lord delivered in the form of Tex, a NASCAR driver looking for a quiet small town to settle down in.

I resisted Tex's advances, but he wouldn't take no for an answer. Just when I was warming up to the idea of a new life with Tex, life through me a curveball.

Questions about my husband's death left me reeling. The more I discovered the more convinced I became that I didn't really know him at all.

Through the power of God, love, faith and redemption I will figure out how to mend my broken heart, even if it kills me.

Sara in Montana (Second Chances Series Book 1)

A young married woman torn between love & fear, trust & doubt and a desire for a second chance. Will she make the right choice?

What happens when a California girl in the middle of a crisis meets a Montana guy?

Sara wished for a husband for Christmas this year and then married her boss. Now she is running for her life from him with a warrant out for her arrest and really needs a miracle to save her. To top off her week, she finds herself in the middle of a Montana snowstorm and sicker than she's ever been.

Trent quit the FBI to return home and became a sheriff. As the most eligible bachelor in Castle Peaks, he's had his share of women chase him, but has been disinterested; until now. He has a sworn duty to protect the town's citizens and assist other agencies in doing the same. When faced with a suspect in a criminal case, will he make the arrest or lead with his heart?

Join Sara Brownell as she runs for her life, she runs straight into the waiting arms of local sheriff Trent Harding. Throw in a life-size nativity and plenty of snow and watch the magic of Christmas come to life.

See how Sara forever changes the lives of Trent as well as those around him.

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What everyone is saying about Sara in Montana:

'...What an absolutely stunning read. I highly recommend this book to anyone that loves a combination of romance and fear, mystery and drama and coated with some Christmas Magic entangling you as the snow rains down on Sarah and Trent's parade. Morris Fenris doesn't just write novels.. for a story as brilliant as this one it must be conjured.' Helga Jacobs

'This book gave me smiles, tears and a great sense of the CHristmas spirt. My best friend died last year and I was not looking forward to the holidays. This just reminds me that life is too short and to treasure all the moments we have. I recommend this to everyone who needs to be uplifted.' Lauralynn

'Great book! It was hard to put it down until I finished the book as well as the previews of his additional books which continue the story of the main characters of Sara in Montana.' Joan Rhodes

'This would make a great Hallmark movie. It has strong characters and a good story line. I will read more from this author.' alice lajuett

'I really enjoyed reading this book...well written and great story line...I recommend this author. Remember his name...MORRIS FENRIS....I'M SURE MORE TO COME.' Robin A. Lawrence

'A beautifully written Christmas romance. This book has been one of the best I have read in a long time. Please read it for yourself. Solidly written and totally entertaining.' Kindle Customer

Secrets of the Heart: A Christian Suspense Romance Novel (The Crystal Cove Series Book 1)

Secrets of the Heart is Book #1 of 3 Christian Suspense Romance books and offers a FREE Preview of the Crystal Cove Story.

It begins with the story of nurse Heather Parks and her new assignment to care for the daughter of Michael Robbins, a wealthy widowed bachelor. Her job is to supervise Evelyn Robbins chemotherapy at home. Over time Heather finds herself falling for Michael, but her horrible childhood memories overshadow any romantic feelings she has developed towards him. Heather tries to keep her distance from Michael, but the more they interact, the harder it is for her to resist him. This story highlights Heather's journey of healing from the past, her hopes, her struggles, and her achievements as she trusts God to help her grow.

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

Michael Robbins is a wealthy resident living in the exclusive community of Crystal Cove. He still mourns the loss of his late wife Carla who died at the hands of terrorists several years back. Even though he has given up hope on finding someone to replace Carla, he succumbs to the peer pressure of his friends and gets engaged to a flashy high society woman named Cynthia Wilson. But when he gets to know Heather, his heart is drawn to her and soon he finds himself falling in love with the nurse. The only problem is Heather seems reluctant to let him into her heart. Can Michael soften Heather's heart and show her that true love can be wonderful? Or will he fail and lose love a second time? Download this free preview to find out what happens.

The Academic Bride: Billionaire Marriage Brokers

A fun and romantic contemporary mail order bride book.

Early on, Pamela Jones realized she had an unusual talent for putting two people together. Over the years, she's turned it into a successful matchmaking service for the ultra wealthy: Billionaire Marriage Brokers. While she specializes in "business" marriages -- paring people off because of their skills, education, or training -- she can spot a potential love match a mile away. When Pamela has a "good feeling" about a bride and groom - a business marriage can become so much more.

Janel Fendrick is a go-getter. Her dream of excavating a Mayan temple is within reach -- until the funding is pulled and she's left scrambling for an alternative. Pamela Jones comes along with a proposal...and a groom! Janel hesitates, until she realizes that one year of marriage is a small price to pay to have all her dreams come true. What she doesn't realize, is that she's about to get more than she ever dreamed of.

Mail Order Bride: Millie's Texas Cowboy: a Clean Western Historical Romance (Sherwood Mail Order Brides Book 1)

It's 1888 and Millie is looking for a Cowboy husband in Sherwood, Texas.

Millie moved all the way from New York City to find love in the Texas hill country, but when here intended husband disappears, she's left to worry and fend off unwelcome advances.

Jay is cowboy with aspirations of owning his own ranch and finding love. When a missing herd of cattle forces him away from Sherwood, he is faced with losing his chance at true love to an unscrupulous rival.

This book is a sweet, clean, western, historical, romance short story. It is a complete story, but it is also part of the Sherwood Mail Order Brides series. Be sure to read them all - in any order!

Promising a Rose (Free Novella) (Peace in the Valley)

When Love Blooms Unexpectedly Though the doctors say her cancer is in remission, Dr. Silvia Metzger feels deep down that her days could be numbered. Following the stirring inside her soul, Silvia leaves her faculty position as a university professor in search of peace and tranquility. She relocates to Lancaster County in Pennsylvania, renting a tiny cabin on the farm of an elderly Amish couple.

Meanwhile, the couple's neighbor, eligible bachelor Joseph Zook, has been doing what he can to help out with the farmwork despite having a lame foot. He wonders if his disability is partly why he's been unable to win the heart of an Amish woman.

As Silvia settles into her new surroundings, she realizes that this community's ways are exactly what she's been looking for and makes a life-changing decision to become Amish. And when Silvia meets Joseph, God plants a seed that could grow into something beautiful.

Experience the incredible power of love and second chances in this charming prequel to Silvia's Rose.

The Lady and the Mountain Man: Volume 1 (Mountain Dreams Series)

Leah Townsend, a recently orphaned heiress, flees Richmond after discovering her fiance's plot to kill her after their wedding. She needs a safe place to hide, and finds herself accepting a newspaper marriage proposal from a God-fearing young rancher in the Montana Territory. But when Leah arrives at the mountain ranch, she learns her intended husband was killed by a grizzly, leaving behind a bitter older brother and a spunky younger sister. When Gideon Bryant finds a city girl standing in his log cabin, his first thought is to send her back where she came from. He's lost too many people to the wild elements of these mountains--his parents, his wife, and now his brother. His love for this untamed land lives on, but he's determined not to open his heart to another person. But when an accident forces Leah to stay at the ranch for seven more months, can Gideon protect his heart from a love he doesn't want? Has Leah really escaped the men who seek her life?"

Frontier Hearts: A Mail Order Bride Romance

A Heartwarming and Inspirational Sweet and Clean Western Romance

Can a tragedy-stricken young woman finally find the new start she needs and the family she's always wanted?

Elizabeth Winn is a girl who has known hurt. The Civil War took her family and her husband, and now she is a stranger in her uncle's home. What's worse, her uncle's older friends are viewing her as marriageable material.

Desperate to start a new life away from the pain of her past, she writes to The Western Times to offer herself as a bride, and connects with New Mexico rancher Cal Summers, who lives on the mesa north of Taos, running cattle and taking care of his widowed sister. After a series of swapped telegrams and letters with Cal, Elizabeth finds herself on the train west, nervous but excited for a fresh start with a new husband. But when Elizabeth arrives, she finds that the newspaper has promised her to another Taos man--mayor Aaron Stump, who lives in a fine house in town and is intent on a pretty eastern bride.

After the two men come to blows over her, Elizabeth must find a way to choose which life--and which man--will provide the happy future that she yearns for.

A story of hope, fear, new beginnings and true love.

This is a sweet and clean Western romance and is a stand alone story with a HEA.

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Love at First Bark (Free Short Story): A Novella for Dog Lovers (Love Unleashed)

There's Just Something About Jackson When Marcy Deveraux's romance series catapults to the top of the New York Times bestseller list, no one is more surprised than Marcy herself. After all, she barely passed high school, flunked the driving test four times, and fell into a pool at her sister's wedding.

Marcy is keen to continue her literary success, but she cannot think of a single idea for her next book. Hounded by her agent, family, and friends, she decides to sequester herself in a rustic cabin in the mountains. There, she finds herself face-to-snout with a surprise visitor--a rascally black dog who must have escaped from his owner at a nearby campground.

Enter hunky cowboy Jackson Parker, who runs the stables for the campground and helps Marcy survive the antics of the ill-behaved, zany dog. There's something tender and gentle about this man, who could easily grace the cover of any romance novel. Soon Jackson has Marcy rethinking her own beliefs about what heroes are really made of...and what God intends for her life.

It's cowboys, canines, and capers galore in this charming novella for animal lovers.

Lancaster County Second Chances Book 1

When an Amish widow and widower, against all odds, begin to fall in love, will they have the faith to risk their hearts a second time? After Katie Fisher's husband and young son are killed in a house fire, the young Amish widow returns to her parents' home broken-hearted with her faith in shambles. Katie can never imagine herself marrying again. But when 31-year-old Amish widower, Joseph Lapp, comes to Katie's district church service looking to hire an honest woman to help him take care of his three active, rambunctious children, Katie takes the plunge and accepts the position. Katie quickly finds herself falling in love with Joseph's children, and though Katie and Joseph cannot spend time together unsupervised due to the strict tenants of their Ordnung, the widow and widower find themselves growing closer in spirit as well. But when a new tragedy threatens the fragile future Katie and Joseph have begun to build, will the couple have the faith to risk a second chance at love? Find out in Lancaster County Second Chances, Book 1 of the Amish Second Chances series.

The Color of Heaven

"A box of tissues should be included in the purchase price of this book.... I finished THE COLOR OF HEAVEN in a matter of hours, but I've no doubt the read and the lessons imparted through Sophie's story will stay with me... probably forever. THE COLOR OF HEAVEN is an incredibly poignant and unbelievably gripping novel, deserving Romance Junkies' highest rating." FIVE BLUE RIBBONS - Chris at Romance Junkies A deeply emotional tale about Sophie Duncan, a successful columnist whose world falls apart after her daughter's unexpected illness and her husband's shocking affair. When it seems nothing else could possibly go wrong, her car skids off an icy road and plunges into a frozen lake. There, in the cold dark depths of the water, a profound and extraordinary experience unlocks the surprising secrets from Sophie's past, and teaches her what it means to truly live...and love. Full of surprising twists and turns and a near-death experience that will leave you breathless, this story is not to be missed. Print edition includes a Bookclub Discussion Guide. "A gripping, emotional tale you'll want to read in one sitting." - New York Times bestselling author, Julia London "Brilliantly poignant mainstream tale." - 4 1/2 starred review, Romantic Times Watch for the sequel THE COLOR OF DESTINY - Summer 201

Foreclosed: A Mitzy Neuhaus Mystery

Mitzy Neuhaus is the top selling Realtor in Portland, but even her office is dead in this economy. Foreclosed is the word no homeowner wants to hear and Mitzy is determined to save the incredible mansion on her street from that fate. But with the homeowner desperate to keep Mitzy away from his property and Alonzo, the dangerously hot rival investor trying to snatch it out from under her, Mitzy knows she has to work fast, or the economy won't be the only thing dead...

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Juliette and the Monday Mandates: The Gustafson Girls Series: Volume 1

Juliette Gustafson is heart-broken after waiting nearly ten years for a proposal from her boyfriend that never came. Determined she isn't "getting over Mike" quickly enough, her three sisters devise The Monday ManDates; an intervention plan requiring Juliette to endure what turns out to be a series of remarkably disastrous blind dates: TheraPaul, Frisky Frank, TAZ the rock star, and the stoic Tim Larsen, among others. Then there's Victor Jarrett, the police officer with an affinity for pulling Juliette over when she's at her very worst. But no one is more surprised than Juliette when she meets the one man who can right the wrongs in her past and change her future, if she will only let herself fall in love with him. MEET THE GUSTAFSON GIRLS When Paul and Simone Gustafson are killed by a drunk driver, the lives of their daughters change irrevocably. Although raised by loving grandparents, it's the G-FOURce--the Gustafson Four Sisters Club--that binds them together when their differences would tear them apart. All grown up now, Juliette has become the quintessential doormat, Renata, the self-appointed matriarchal figure. Phoebe is, at least according to Renata, borderline narcissistic, and Gia is on the verge of a major identity crisis. Then there's Angela Clinton, the senior class darling who drove her cherry black 1970 el Camino into the side of their parents' car on the night of Juliette's high school graduation. Angela's prison sentence is winding down; soon she'll be eligible for parole and moving back to town. Will the G-FOURce be strong enough to hold them together as they step into the eye of the storm that's been brewing for the last fifteen years? Will they finally be able to let go of the past and embrace the future, no matter what it holds?

House Without Lies: Volume 1 (Lily's House)

Her Dream Didn't Include Falling In Love Lily has a dream, a dream of a big house without lies, a place of refuge for runaway girls. She knows what it's like to grow up feeling unloved, and she now fills every space in her tiny apartment with endangered teens. They don't have everything they need, but together they have enough. Or so she thinks-until she meets Jameson and glimpses the mysterious something between them that just might mean real love. Jameson, who works as a teen counselor, believes the only way Lily can really help the girls is by certifying as a foster parent and going through the system. But becoming legitimate may mean losing some of the girls to the families who threw them away, and Lily hasn't worked hard to save the teens only to abandon them now. It seems Jameson will be one more entry on the very long list of things Lily has given up for the girls. What other choice is there when she is all they have? When two of the teens' fathers come looking for them, and another one's mother plans to put her daughter in danger, Lily's life spins out of control. They need a new home-and fast. A safe place. A house without lies.