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  • Kim Vogel-Sawyer

    With their eldest son nearly to the age when he will be drafted into military service, Reinhardt and Lillian Vogt decide to immigrate to America, the land of liberty, with their three sons and Reinhardt's adopted brother, Eli. But when tragedy strikes during the voyage, Lillian and Eli are forced into an agreement neither desires. Determined to fulfill his obligation to Reinhardt, Eli plans to see Lillian and her sons safely settled on their Kansas homestead--and he's equally determined that the boys will be reared in the Mennonite faith. What he doesn't expect is his growing affection for Lillian--and the deep desire to be part of a...read more

  • Kim Vogel Sawyer

    Drawn to the enduring truths of Kim Vogel Sawyer's gentle stories, fans and critics alike have fallen in love with the novels of this ACFW Book of the Year Award winner. Set in 1888 Kansas, A Hopeful Heart tells the story of a young woman from Back East who's convinced she must settle for a life that's second best. But as she struggles to overcome the challenges of a new faith and the hardships of frontier life, she may discover that-for her-the best is yet to come. 'Sawyer treats readers to love stories that speak to the heart.'-Romantic...read more

  • Kim Vogel Sawyer

    Kim Vogel Sawyer, ACF Book of the Year winner for Waiting for Summer's Return, delivers historically rich tales with unforgettable characters. After an 1886 fire kills their parents, three children are split up. Keeping her parents' love letters, Maelle entrusts the family's picture to Mattie and its Bible to Molly. And, in a tearful parting, eight-year-old Maelle's vows to one day find her younger siblings. 'Interesting historical detail . A good family read.'-Library...read more

  • Kim Vogel Sawyer

    In this sequel to Kim Vogel Sawyer's ACF Book of the Year Waiting for Summer's Return, a man wrestles with profound, life-changing decisions in 1904. With a college diploma safely in hand, 20-year-old Thomas Ollenburger is torn between his Mennonite roots on the Kansas prairie and his affluent life in Boston society-and by romantic entanglements in each world. And now even Heaven seems deaf to questions about his choices of vocation, wife, and...read more

  • Kim Vogel Sawyer

    In A Promise for Spring by ACF Book of the Year novelist Kim Vogel Sawyer, Geoffrey Garrett leaves his 17- year-old fiancEe in England while he establishes his Kansas ranch and builds her a proper house. But when he sends for her five years later in 1874, it's clear her feelings have changed far more than his. Despite his desire to marry and her wish to leave, they forge a compromise. If she remains as the ranch's housekeeper until spring, he will pay for her trip back...read more

  • Kim Vogel Sawyer

    ACFW Book of the Year Award winner Kim Vogel Sawyer has garnered critical and popular acclaim for her soul-stirring historical novels. In 1914 Missouri, three friends head for college, leaving behind the orphanage that's been their home. Bennett, abandoned as an infant, wants to become an engineer. Libby, with no memory of her parents, dreams of becoming an acclaimed journalist. And Pete, cast off at seven and disabled, is preparing for the Christian ministry. 'The winning plot will inspire readers of all ages.'-RT Book...read more

  • Kim Vogel Sawyer

    Kim Vogel Sawyer enlivens listeners' hearts with her CBA and ECPA best-selling inspirational novels. Set in 1898 Alaska, A Whisper of Peace finds Lizzie Dawson living alone in a forest cabin, ostracized by the members of her native tribe-thanks to her mixed Athbascan and white heritage. Into her world comes missionary Clay Selby, a man devoted to spreading the word of God. Lizzie and Clay's attraction is immediate, but it also threatens to derail Clay's work and further alienate Lizzie from her...read more

  • Kim Vogel Sawyer

    The best-selling author of more than 20 novels, Kim Vogel Sawyer crafts works that stir the spirit. Set in the late 19th century, Song of My Heart features Sadie Wagner, a caring young woman who leaves home to work in Goldtree, Kansas, after her stepfather falls ill. Sadie hopes to exercise her God-given singing talent at Goldtree's opera house. But at the venue she's expected to belt out songs that are decidedly bawdy, leading forthright sheriff Thad McKane to question the purity of her nature. Still, a love blossoms between them far larger than any...read more

  • Kim Vogel Sawyer

    CBA best-selling author Kim Vogel Sawyer has won multiple awards, including the Carol and the Gayle Wilson Award of Excellence. A Home in Drayton Valley is a tale of keeping the faith in the face of great uncertainty. In 1880, Tarsie Raines is traveling from New York to Kansas with the Brubachers: Joss, Mary, and their two children. Along the way, tragedy strikes, leaving Tarsie and Joss alone to face an unthinkable crisis - and only God's love to guide them...read more

  • Kim Vogel Sawyer

    A CBA best-selling author and Inspirational Readers Choice Award winner, Kim Vogel Sawyer effortlessly blends romance, faith and intrigue. Set in World War II New York, Sweet Sanctuary introduces Lydia Eldridge, her young son Nicky, and Dr. Micah Hatcher, a man from Lydia's past. Lydia is desperate to protect Nicky from his drug-addicted father. Leaning on Micah, who's hiding secrets of his own, they are seeking refuge and safety -- for themselves, for Nicky, and for those around them. But will they ever find...read more

  • Kim Vogel Sawyer

    Romance and historical inspirational readers love Kim Vogel Sawyer's gentle stories of hope, and this sweet Kentucky tale is certain to entertain and encourage. Twenty-one-year-old Rebecca Hardin is determined to help provide for her family, living a hardscrabble life in 1910, in the southern Kentucky hills. Her brother Andy died when he became lost in a cave five years earlier, and Rebecca feels responsible for his death because she'd told him to 'go, get lost.' The best wages at Mammoth Cave are earned by the guides, who receive a salary plus tips from the guests. But only men are allowed to be guides, so Rebecca cuts her hair, dons some of Andy's clothes, and introduces herself as 'Reb'...read more

  • Kim Vogel Sawyer

    Readers rabid for the sweet historical romances of Tracie Peterson and Tamara Alexander will flock to best-selling author Kim Vogel Sawyer's prairie-set heartwarmer of high society cast-off and the western town that welcomes her. Abigail Brantley grew up in affluence and knows exactly how to behave in high society. But when she is cast from the social registers due to her father's illegal dealings, she finds herself forced into a role she never imagined: tutoring rough Kansas ranchers in the subjects of manners and morals so they can 'marry up' with their mail-order brides. Mack Cleveland, whose father was swindled by a mail-order bride, wants no part of the scheme to bring Eastern women to...read more

  • Kim Vogel Sawyer

    ACFW Book of the Year Award winner Kim Vogel Sawyer is acclaimed for her soul-stirring fiction. In this enthralling tale, schoolmarm Edythe Amsel arrives in 1882 Nebraska with lofty goals. Soon her teaching methods-and her views on women's rights-ruffle feathers. Only Joel Townsend speaks in support of the teacher who's won the affection of his nephews. But when Miss Amsel reveals her deepest beliefs, he can no longer defend her-even if she's stolen his heart. '[A] first-rate, stand-alone Christian historical prairie romance...read more

  • Kim Vogel Sawyer

    Kim Vogel Sawyer pens an inspiring debut novel whose unforgettable characters resonate with emotional intensity and compelling authenticity. Suddenly all alone in 1894 Kansas, Summer Steadman can't find the employment she needs to settle near the fresh graves of her husband and four children. Bitter against the Lord and refusing to eat, she collapses in despair. Remembering his own painful loss, godly widower Peter Ollenbuger offers her food and shelter for tutoring his 10-year-old...read more

  • Kim Vogel Sawyer

    CBA best-selling author Kim Vogel Sawyer captivated millions with her emotionally moving gem Waiting for Summer's Return-a CBD Top-Twenty Fiction. Set in 1936 Kansas, Where Willows Grow transports listeners to America's drought-stricken heartland as the hopes and dreams of hardworking farmers blow away with the wind. As pregnant Anna Mae and her husband Harley struggle to feed their growing family, Harley travels 100 miles to build a WPA monument. But Anna Mae grows increasingly desperate as months drag on with no word from her...read more

  • Kim Vogel Sawyer

    Sweet Contemporary Story Set in an Old Order Mennonite Community Amy Knackstedt moves with her children to Weaverly, Kansas, to escape the speculation surrounding her husband's untimely death. She hopes the new location will provide a fresh start for them all. But her neighbor, Tim Roper, is not pleased to have a Mennonite family living next to his apple orchard. When the children try to befriend him, he resists. Tim left the Mennonite faith years ago and doesn't want any reminders of his former life. Yet Amy and Tim find their paths colliding far more than either could have foreseen. Will this tentative relationship blossom into something...read more

  • Kim Vogel Sawyer

    A woman meant to serve, a child in the dark, a man standing apart-- can these three souls embrace a God with new plans for them? On a small Kansas farm, Christina Willems lovingly shepherds a group of poor and displaced individuals who count on her leadership and have come to see the Brambleville Asylum for the Poor as their home. But when a fire breaks out in the kitchen leaving the house uninhabitable, she must scramble to find shelter for all in her care, scattering her dear ' family.' With no other options, Christina is forced to approach Levi Jonnson, a reclusive mill owner, to take in a young blind boy named Tommy Kilgore. Levi agrees with reluctance but finds himself surprised by the...read more

  • Kim Vogel Sawyer

    When a suspicious accident occurs at the famous Dinsmore Chocolate Factory in Sinclair, Kansas, Caroline Lang goes undercover as a factory worker to investigate the circumstances surrounding the event and how the factory treats its youngest employees-- the child workers. Caroline' s fervent faith, her difficult childhood, and compassionate heart drove her to her job as an investigator for the Labor Commission and she is compelled to see children freed from such heavy adult responsibilities, to allow them to pursue an education. Oliver Dinsmore, heir to the Dinsmore candy dynasty, has his own investigation to conduct. Posing as a common worker known as ' Ollie Moore,' he aims to find out all...read more

  • Kim Vogel Sawyer

    A past filled with shame can be washed away with a love that conquers all Born to an unloving prostitute in a popular Chicago brothel, timid seventeen-year-old Dinah Hubley was raised amidst the secrets held in every dark, grimy room of her home. Anxious to escape, Dinah pursues her dream of becoming a Harvey Girl, waiting tables along the railroad in an upscale hotel. But when she finds out she isn't old enough, her only option is to accept a job as a chambermaid at the Clifton Hotel in Florence, Kansas. Eager to put everything behind her, Dinah feels more worthless than ever, based on a single horrible decision she made to survive. The Clifton offers a life Dinah has never known, but...read more

  • Kim Vogel Sawyer

    She left, heavily weighted with secrets. But God reveals all things, in His timing. And He redeems them. Suzanne Zimmerman was only seventeen and pregnant when her shamed mother quietly sent her away from their Old Order Mennonite community in Kansas. With her old home, family, and first love firmly behind her, Suzanne moved to Indiana, became a nurse, and raised a daughter, Alexa, on her own. Now, nearly twenty years later, an unexpected letter arrives from Kansas. Her brother asks her to bring her nursing abilities home and care for their ailing mother. His request requires that Suzanne face a family that may not have forgiven her and a strict faith community. It also means seeing Paul...read more