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  • Nicole Baart

    Christy Award nominee Nicole Baart delivers 'this beautifully written, heartwarming' (Library Journal) tale. Living in a cozy Iowa farmhouse with her kindly grandmother, 24-year-old Julia Desmit struggles to support her five-year-old son and 10-year-old halfbrother. Though her boyfriend is away at medical school, Julia harbors hope for a better life. And then the man who abandoned her six years ago rocks her happy world with one question: 'Do I have a son?' '[Baart] tells a poignant and gripping story.'-Publishers...read more

  • Nicole Baart

    In The Moment Between by critically acclaimed author Nicole Baart, a woman is pushed to the brink of obsession after her sister's suicide. From Florida's beaches to British Columbia's vineyards, Abigail pursues a handsome, charis-matic man. On her quest, she is awash with memories of her beautiful yet vulnerable sister. But as past and present converge, Abigail's mission becomes even more complicated. 'A taut, engrossing tale about familial love and...read more

  • Nicole Baart

    Christy Award finalist Nicole Baart has dedicated her life to performing humanitarian works and penning gripping inspirational fiction. Far from Here offers a poignant look at love, forgiveness, and the consequences of even the tiniest dishonesties. Danica Greene loves living in Iowa with her pilot husband Etsell. But tragedy strikes when Etsell and his plane vanish while he's working in Alaska. Buoyed by her faith, Danica heads off to the Last Frontier to find...read more

  • Nicole Baart

    Nicole Baart has received critical acclaim for her beautifully written debut novel. In this compelling coming-of-age story, Julia DeSmit endures the painful depths of love and loss and enjoys the comforting glimmers of faith and hope. Trying to redefine herself, Julia attends a nearby university. But when she returns home for Thanksgiving, unexpected events leave her vulnerable. Soon a sobering reality carries her through an Iowa blizzard-to begin a life she never...read more

  • Nicole Baart

    In the sequel to Nicole Baart's literary gem After the Leaves Fall, pregnant Julia DeSmit returns to her grandmother's home to begin a new life in small-town Iowa. But she's thrown off track when her long-lost mom shows up one frosty night-after 10 years. And yet as Julia herself faces what her mother experienced decades earlier, her comprehension of God's grace begins to trigger an unexpected...read more

  • Nicole Baart

    From the author of Sleeping in Eden, described as 'intense and absorbing from the very first page' (Heather Gudenkauf, author of The Weight of Silence), comes a gripping new novel about two former best friends and the secrets they can't escape. Adrienne Vogt and Harper Penny were closer than sisters, until the day a tragedy blew their seemingly idyllic world apart. Afraid that they got away with murder and unable to accept who they had lost-and what they had done-Harper and Adri exiled themselves from small-town Blackhawk, Iowa, and from each other. Adri ran thousands of miles away to Africa while Harper ventured down a more destructive path closer to home. Now, five years later, both are...read more

  • Nicole Baart

    From the author of Little Broken Things, a “race-to-the-finish family drama” (People) following a mother who must confront the dark summer that changed her life forever in order to reclaim the daughter she left behind. Juniper Baker had just graduated from high school and was deep in the throes of a summer romance when Cal and Beth Murphy, a childless couple who lived on a neighboring farm, were brutally murdered. When her younger brother became the prime suspect, June’s world collapsed and everything she loved that summer fell away. She left, promising never to return to tiny Jericho, Iowa. Until now. Officially, she’s back in town to help an ill friend...read more

  • Nicole Baart

    'If you liked Big Little Lies, you'll want to crack open this new novel by Nicole Baart.' -Southern Living An engrossing and suspenseful novel for fans of Liane Moriarty and Amy Hatvany about an affluent suburban family whose carefully constructed facade starts to come apart with the unexpected arrival of an endangered young girl. I have something for you. When Quinn Cruz receives that cryptic text message from her older sister Nora, she doesn't think much of it. They haven't seen each other in nearly a year and thanks to Nora's fierce aloofness, their relationship consists mostly of infrequent phone calls and an occasional email or text. But when a haunted Nora shows up at the lake near...read more

  • Nicole Baart

    knew what he wrote . . . One little word that made her feel both cheated and beloved. One word that changed everything. MINE. On a chilly morning in the Northwest Iowa town of Blackhawk, Dr. Lucas Hudson is filling in for the vacationing coroner on a seemingly open-and-shut suicide case. His own life is crumbling around him, but when he unearths the body of a woman buried in the barn floor beneath the hanging corpse, he realizes this terrible discovery could change everything. . . . Years before Lucas ever set foot in Blackhawk, Meg Painter met Dylan Reid. It was the summer before high school and the two quickly became inseparable. Although Meg' s older neighbor, Jess, was the safe choice,...read more

  • Nicole Baart

    I have something for you. When Quinn Cruz receives that cryptic text message from her older sister Nora, she doesn't think much of it. But when a haunted Nora shows up at the lake near Quinn's house just hours later, a chain reaction is set into motion that will change both of their lives forever. Nora's “something” is more shocking than Quinn could have ever imagined: a little girl, cowering, wide-eyed, and tight-lipped. Nora hands her over to Quinn with instructions to keep her safe, and not to utter a word about the child to anyone. She fears that Nora may have gotten involved in something way over her head. But Quinn's worries are nothing compared to the firestorm that Nora is...read more

  • Nicole Baart

    The acclaimed author of Little Broken Things returns with another 'race-to-the-finish family drama' (People) about a single mother who becomes embroiled in a mystery that threatens to tear apart what's left of her family. Jessica Chamberlain, newly separated and living with her two sons in a small Iowa town, can't believe that a tragedy in another state could have anything to do with her. But when her phone rings one quiet morning, her world is shattered. As she tries to pick up the pieces and make sense of what went wrong, Jess begins to realize that a tragic death is just the beginning. Soon she is caught in a web of lies and half-truths-and she's horrified to learn that everything leads...read more