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Searching for Anna (Love in Lansing Book 1)

An impoverished seamstress. A wealthy suitor. An entangled past that could tear them apart.A historical Christian romance from debut author Jenifer Carll-Tong. As the Great War rages in Europe, Anna Gibson struggles to make ends meet as a seamstress in a small dress shop in Lansing, Michigan. She is content with her life. Or, so she thinks. However, a handsome suitor from her former life unexpectedly reappears, and she finds herself questioning her future when he begins to open doors to her past.Warren Mallory has never taken life too seriously…until now. Suddenly, he is very serious about finding the amber-eyed beauty that has haunted his thoughts since she left him standing alone on that street corner. And once he has, he doesn’t plan to let her vanish again. But even as fate draws them together, the sparks of chemistry are doused when a mysterious package and a long-hidden secret threaten to drive them apart. Can Anna forgive the past in order to be with Warren, or will pride and misconceptions make her walk away from the only man she has ever loved?Buy Searching for Anna, the first book in the Love in Lansing series, today!

Finding Love in Montana: Triple J Ranch Prequel

What happens when the ugly duckling doesn't realize she's become the beautiful swan?Mimi Bensen has thought herself to be ugly her entire life. And why not? In high school when she wasn't slighted by the pretty girls, she was ignored by everyone else.Now that she's all grown up, everything has changed, but she doesn't see it. At least not until she begins to see how God sees her instead of how the world saw her when she was a gangly teenaged girl with bad acne and braces.When Hank Walton comes to Beacon Creek on ranch business, he sees an angel. When her shy behaviour and waterfall of hair get in the way of his speaking with her, he's not deterred. Hank is bound and determined to learn more about the beautiful woman.Can Mimi learn to like herself enough to accept Hank's attentions? Or will her self-doubt get in the way of the handsome cowboy's attempts to court her?Get your copy of Finding Love in Montana today and discover the power of God's love.All the books in the Triple J Ranch are standalone novels set in a small Montana town. While they can be read in any order, you might enjoy starting with Second Chance Ranch, or Finding Love in Montana.Triple J Ranch Books:Finding Love in Montana – Prequel ASIN: B0851PKZ56Second Chance Ranch – Book 1 ASIN: B083346B6FCowboy Ranch – Book 2 ASIN: B08543ZSS3Runaway Cowgirl Bride – Book 3 ASIN: B087QWC46GFaith of a Cowboy – Book 4 (Coming Soon)

Flights of Fancy (American Heiresses Book #1)

Miss Isadora Delafield may be an heiress, but her life is far from carefree. When her mother begins pressuring her to marry an elderly and uncouth duke, she escapes from the high society world she's always known and finds herself to be an unlikely candidate for a housekeeper position in rural Pennsylvania.Mr. Ian MacKenzie is known for his savvy business sense and has built his reputation and fortune completely on his own merits. But when his adopted parents are in need of a new housekeeper and Isadora is thrown into his path, he's unexpectedly charmed by her unconventional manner.Neither Isadora nor Ian expected to find the other so intriguing, but when mysterious incidents on the farm and the truth of Isadora's secret threaten those they love, they'll have to set aside everything they thought they wanted for a chance at happy-ever-after.

Daliah: A Needful Bride (Brides of Needful Texas Book 1)

Orphan Daliah Owens has been working for the Smithfield bank for two years without a problem at least until the new manager arrives and her drawer suddenly comes up short. Dismissed from her job and disgraced by a crime she didn't commit, Daliah seeks a second chance with an elderly couple heading to Texas on a wagon train. Facing the hardships of the trail with bravery, compassion, and faith Daliah quickly endears herself to not only her employer but many of the other members of the band as well. Invaluable in her knowledge of herbs for healing and nutrition she is soon recognized as an indispensable helper to all.Spencer Gaines, still bitter after the loss of his wife is a hard man to talk to, but his five-year-old son Chad, and greatest treasure is more trouble than he can handle. Determined to finally settle down near his brother in Texas Spencer signs on as a chief scout for the wagon train but his duties often lead him far afield leaving Chad to get into so many scrapes they could both well be dismissed.Will a devastating accident leave Spencer empty and alone forever or will he not only learn to trust God but also give Daliah his heart?

An Unexpected Family (Orphan Train Romance Series, Book 1): A Clean Historical Western Romance

What if you wanted to be a mother so badly, you would almost anything to make that dream come true?Craig Parker, a local farmer, has been asking widowed Amanda Drake for over a year to marry him, to which Amanda has refused each time. After all, she still loved her late husband and she didn’t feel she could ever love again. One day, they hear about a train full of orphans coming to their town in Texas. They both want to adopt a child and they are both individually given permission to adopt as a single parent. Complications arise as Amanda must make a decision; should she stay single and raise her new daughter on her own or will she find a new family?If you like sweet western historical romances, then An Unexpected Family is for you! “This well-written story is full of love for family that is built around 2 children who arrived on an orphan train.” Ruth“I loved this book! Loved Amanda and Craig’s story. WIll be reading more from Zoe Matthews.” Robin“Nice Story about real history. Gave me an opportunity to share with my children my own family’s experiences with orphans and orphanages after the Civil War.” Amazon ReaderOTHER BOOKS IN THE ORPHAN TRAIN ROMANCE SERIES Book 1: AN UNEXPECTED FAMILYBook 2: THE PROMISE OF A FAMILYBook 3: BIG SPRING BRIDES: ANNABook 4: BIG SPRING BRIDES: SERENABook 5: BIG SPRING BRIDES: KATRINABook 6: WESTERN PROMISESBook 7: WESTERN SKIES

Tabitha (Girls from the Mountain Book 1)

From the author of the groundbreaking series, A Prairie Heritage, comes the compelling story of fiery-haired, fiery-tempered Tabitha Hale. Rescued from a life of depravity, Tabitha gives her heart to God and her life to nursing. As this tenacious, redeemed woman perseveres toward her vocation, her temper and stubborn independence threaten to derail her aspirations. Will Tabitha pass the trial by fire that is necessary for God to truly use her?And what is Tabitha to do with her feelings for Mason Carpenter, the man who simply refuses to give up on her? Is it even possible for God to ordain a shared future for two such different people, both with fervent callings upon their hearts?When the Great War erupts in Europe, Carpenter leaves for England to train British pilots to fly reconnaissance missions over Belgium and France. Soon after, Tabitha hears God asking her to nurse the war wounded. However, because America has not joined in the fight, Tabitha has few options. Will the elite British Nursing Service make a place for her? Will they accept the services of an American volunteer? And will Tabitha and Mason overcome the differences that stand between them?Revisit Palmer House—a most extraordinary refuge for young women rescued from prostitution. Renew your acquaintance with Rose Thoresen, Joy Michaels, and the others who live at Palmer House. Glimpse the years between Stolen and Lost Are Found. Girls from the MountainBook 1: TabithaBook 2: ToryBook 3: Sarah RedeemedA Prairie Heritage:Book 1: A Rose Blooms TwiceBook 2: Wild Heart on the PrairieBook 3: Joy on This MountainBook 4: The Captive WithinBook 5: Stolen Book 6: Lost Are FoundBook 7: All God’s PromisesBook 8: The Heart of Joy—A Short StoryNanostealthBook 1: Stealthy StepsBook 2: Stealth PowerBook 3: Stealth RetributionBook 4: Deep State Stealth“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

Love's Harvest (Wartime Brides Book 1)

Can the solution be found among strangers?Noreen Hirsch loses everything including her husband and two sons. Then her adopted country goes to war with her homeland. Has God abandoned her? Rosa Hirsch barely adjusts to being a bride before she is widowed. She gives up her citizenship to accompany her mother-in-law to her home country. Can Rosa find acceptance among strangers who hate her belligerent nation? Basil Quincey is rich beyond his wildest dreams, but loneliness stalks him. Can he find a woman who loves him and not his money? Three people. One God who can raise hope from the ashes of despair.Inspired by the biblical story of Ruth, Love's Harvest is a tale of hope and redemption.

The Heart Hears: Kansas MacPhersons (MacPherson Brides Book 4)

She needs protection from the man hunting her.He needs to banish his distrust of women.War widow Salina Meier Moffett Dunham doesn’t trust men. Shamefully treated by her father and husband, she is on the run with her children to escape a forced marriage or worse—death. In Ainsley, Kansas, she shortens her name to Lena Meier to hide from the man pursuing her. She finds a position as a clerk in the mercantile with the grouchy storekeeper. But there is something within that grumpy man that her heart hears and draws her. She isn’t sure what that thing is until she discovers a book in the storeroom of the mercantile.Returning from the war, Angus MacPherson takes back the running of his mercantile and keeps his distance from the young women in Ainsley. After a run-in with Lena Meier—literally, his buggy ran into her cart, leaving him injured, he agrees to let her work in his store. After all, his MacPherson family creed is to help and protect all widows and orphans. But this woman, this stranger in town, irritates and interests him as no woman has since Amelia, the woman who betrayed him to marry his rich cousin. Matters get worse when his former fiancé, who is now a wealthy widow, returns to Ainsley and wants Angus as her new husband. Can love weave its way through the heart by things unspoken?

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. One woman’s courageous journey to redemption and new love!A Prairie Heritage:Book 1: A Rose Blooms TwiceBook 2: Wild Heart on the PrairieBook 3: Joy on This MountainBook 4: The Captive WithinBook 5: StolenBook 6: Lost Are FoundBook 7: All God's PromisesBook 8: The Heart of JoyBook 9: Rose of RiverBend“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

A Prairie Heritage: The Early Years

A Prairie Heritage: The Early Years contains the first three books of the enduring series, A Prairie Heritage, the compelling saga of family, faith, and great courage.One Family, steeped in the love and grace of God, indomitable in their faith, tried and tested in the fires of life, passing forward a legacy to change their world. Immerse yourself in the world of the American prairie of the 1800s and witness this family as they demonstrate the tenacity and overcoming spirit born of faith in God. This boxed set includes the full editions of A Rose Blooms Twice, Wild Heart on the Prairie, and Joy on This Mountain bundled together and offered at an affordable price. A Prairie Heritage:Book 1: A Rose Blooms TwiceBook 2: Wild Heart on the PrairieBook 3: Joy on This MountainBook 4: The Captive WithinBook 5: StolenBook 6: Lost Are FoundBook 7: All God's PromisesBook 8: The Heart of Joy—A Short StoryBook 9: Rose of RiverBend—June 2021“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

Cherished Encounter: Christian Spiritual Inspiration

The Australian Outback with its unique panorama is the destination for Doctor Ariana Ross. She leaves the secret of her parent's murder behind unaware in doing so; the past will finally be exposed. Dr. Ross’s journey takes her to a medical practice in an Outback country town, where her impact on many - brings surprises. Passions explode when she meets Zane Lombardi, one hunk of gorgeous Italian male. Zane is a Christian and Apple Orchard owner. He is also strongly adverse to the wiles of designing women. Being hurt in the past, he is certain never to be trapped again. On meeting Ariana, his animosity and rudeness cause angry sparks to fly. He soon realizes his misjudgment of this lovely young woman. The unusual phenomenon surrounding the spirited Ariana is that two Angels, Goodness, and Mercy, tag along with her wherever she goes. They act as protectors and guides always allowing her to know of their ethereal presence. Taught to have faith in God from an early age, has strengthened this brave young woman to become who she is. She finds pleasure in healing and helping all who come within contact. Ariana will uncover her long-buried family secrets.

Saratoga Letters

1777: The Battle of Saratoga, a turning point of the Revolutionary War, gives the American Continental Army its first great victory. But there seems little to celebrate for Abigail, a woman forced to tend to a wounded British soldier. While nursing William back to health, Abigail finds herself pursued by others in the enemy camp who have less than gallant intentions toward her. Fearful of who she can trust and who might betray her, she leans on her faith and God's Providence for survival. 1977: On the anniversary of the Battle of Saratoga, thousands arrive from Europe and the United States to celebrate the event. Among the re-enactors are descendants of the original participants from both sides of the battle. One young American, Abby, meets the offspring of a British soldier. But when she finds herself almost assaulted by some men at the event, Abby turns to the only person she knows—her British ally. Can she trust him with her life? Or will he betray her in the same way loyalist spies betrayed her ancestors? Perhaps her answer lies in the letters from her ancestor and namesake, Abigail.Can regrets from the past stir love's resolve in the present?2017 Selah Awards FinalistWritten for the General Market (G) (I): Contains little or no; sexual dialogue or situations, violence, or strong language. May also contain some content of an inspirational/religious nature. We would like to thank the following sponsors for their support of this book. Your encouragement is an inspiration to this author and the staff at LPC. * Bev., member of West Bradenton Baptist Church* Helen, member of Calvary Chapel Verde Valley

His Wagon Train Sweetheart: Prairie Brides (Walton Valley)

Riding the Santa Fe Trail is a difficult and lonely profession...especially for a girl named George.Georgianna Walton's father sat her on the back of a horse the moment she could sit up straight. Ever since, they have traveled together from one side of the country to the other with no place to call home. With no mother to guide her, George has learned everything she knows from her father, Harry, but she wants nothing more than to settle down and have a place to call home.Elijah Mitchell is traveling to Santa Fe to take up a position as a doctor. However, when Harry has an accident on the trail, Eli cannot leave him alone on the prairie. While he ministers to the cantankerous old man, his mother begins to teach George all the things her own mother could not. She is a wild woman from the west...he is a very proper doctor from back east—can they form the unlikeliest of partnerships out in the wild, untamed Kansas prairie?'His Wagon Train Sweetheart' is a Christian historical novella introducing the brand new 'Walton Valley' series.