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  • Deeanne Gist

    Christy Award finalist Deeanne Gist pens a compelling bestseller that portrays Rachel Van Buren's efforts to escape the gold-rush quagmire of 1849 San Francisco with her high moral principles intact. Rachel is shocked with this mud-infested boomtown where the only females are of ill repute. When saloon owner Johnnie Parker-widower and former missionary-lets her stay in his unoccupied shanty, she agrees to cook and clean. But Rachel soon struggles with their growing attraction. 'Gist's Western romance features lively dialog and . humor.'-Library...read more

  • Deeanne Gist

    Multiple Christy Award winner Deeanne Gist crafts historical romances that tickle funny bones and touch hearts. Set in 1898 Texas, this enthralling sequel to Gist's CBA best-selling Courting Trouble features an unlikely romance that's threatened by painful secrets and an angry lynch mob. Just when her romance with a wholesome newcomer begins to flourish, Essie learns her beau's true identity. 'It is a spectacular, feel-good story which I highly recommend.' -Romance...read more

  • Deeanne Gist

    A multiple Christy Award winner and RITA Award finalist, CBA best-selling author Deeanne Gist delivers unforgettable historical romances. Set at the Vanderbilt's Biltmore estate in 1890s Ashville, North Carolina, Maid to Match finds Tillie Reese torn between her lifelong dream of being a lady's maid and the romantic stirrings of her heart. 'Gist takes intriguing historical facts and creates a world of fascinating characters, lighthearted moments, and timeless crises.' -Romantic...read more

  • Deeanne Gist

    CBA best-selling author Deeanne Gist, Christy Award winner for The Measure of a Lady, skillfully blends humor and romance in authentic historical settings. Courting Trouble, set in 1894, features a feisty, fun-loving heroine who tires of waiting for a match made in heaven and decides to settle for one made in Texas. So, on her 30th birthday, Essie launches her own secret mission to find a husband. 'Essie's journey is touching, funny, and refreshingly atypical .'-Library...read more

  • Deeanne Gist

    Author Deeanne Gist, whose writing credits include People Magazine, brings the harsh beauty of colonial Virginia to life in her first novel. Reluctant love and shared faith blossom during the daily chores and arguments of tobacco farmer Drew O'Connor and Lady Constance Morrow. Constance is everything Drew despises in a wife-she cannot cook and she prefers mathematical equations to cleaning. Worst of all, she has red hair! But when the two are forced into a marriage of convenience, Drew soon realizes how blessed he truly...read more

  • Deeanne Gist

    This inspiring romance by Christy Award winner Deeanne Gist sets a spirited gal and an enterprising lumberjack on a collision course in 1866 Washington Territory. Set to lose half his timberland unless he finds a wife soon, widower Joe Denton places an order for a bride who can cook. When she arrives, the bonnie lass certainly cooks up a storm-but she knows nothing about marrying Joe. 'A keeper!'-Romantic Times, a Top Pick...read more

  • Deeanne Gist

    Christy Award-winning author Deeanne Gist and J. Mark Bertrand team up for a romantic crime mystery. Dogwalker Rylee Monroe believes she's being stalked by a serial thief who is targeting a wealthy Charleston community. Reporter Logan Woods covers the break-ins, hoping to pen a true-crime blockbuster. But as danger draws closer, will Logan chase the story, the villain, or the beguiling Rylee? 'The impressive debut of this new writing partnership has just the right balance of interesting characters, action, mystery, and-of...read more

  • Deeanne Gist

    A Christy Award winner and RITA finalist, best-selling author Deeanne Gist crafts inspirational fiction of the highest order. Set in Texas at the turn of the century, this historical gem finds Georgie Gail as a tough-as-nails switchboard operator trying to make a living in a man's world. So when the handsome Luke Palmer is hired as her colleague, she's anything but pleased. What Georgie doesn't know is that Luke is an undercover Texas Ranger chasing a gang of train robbers-and they're headed her...read more

  • Deeanne Gist

    From the bestselling author of It Happened at the Fair comes a historical love story about a lady doctor and a Texas Ranger who meet at the 1893 Chicago World's Fair. Saddled with a man's name, the captivating Billy Jack Tate makes no apologies for taking on a man's profession. As a doctor at the 1893 Chicago World's Fair, she is one step closer to having her very own medical practice-until Hunter Scott asks her to give it all up to become his wife. Hunter is one of the elite. A Texas Ranger and World's Fair guard specifically chosen for his height, physique, character, and skill. Hailed as the toughest man west of any place east, he has no patience for big cities and women who think they...read more

  • Deeanne Gist

    Gambling everything, including the family farm, Cullen McNamara travels to the 1893 Chicago World's Fair with his most recent invention. But the noise in the Fair's Machinery Palace makes it impossible to communicate with potential buyers. In an act of desperation, he hires Della Wentworth, a teacher of the deaf, to tutor him in the art of lip-reading. The young teacher is reluctant to participate, and Cullen has trouble keeping his mind on his lessons while intently watching her lips. Like the newly invented Ferris Wheel, he is caught in a whirl between his girl back home, his dreams as an inventor, and his unexpected attraction to his new tutor. Can he keep his feet on the ground, or...read more

  • Deeanne Gist

    From the bestselling author of It Happened at the Fair and Fair Play comes a compelling historical novel about a progressive 'New Woman'-the girl behind Tiffany's chapel-and the love that threatens it all. As preparations for the 1893 World's Fair set Chicago and the nation on fire, Louis Tiffany-heir to the exclusive Fifth Avenue jewelry empire-seizes the opportunity to unveil his state-of-the-art, stained glass, mosaic chapel, the likes of which the world has never seen. But when Louis's dream is threatened by a glassworkers' strike months before the Fair opens, he turns to an unforeseen source for help: the female students at the Art Students League of New York. Eager for adventure, the...read more