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  • Olivia Newport

    She has a secret to keep. But will she give her heart away? Lucy Banning may live on the exclusive Prairie Avenue among Chicago's rich and famous, but her heart lies elsewhere. Expected to marry an up-and-coming banker from a respected family, Lucy fears she will be forced to abandon her charity work and squeeze herself into the mold of the well-dressed wife who spends most of her time and money redecorating. When she meets Will, an unconventional young architect who is working on plans for the upcoming 1893 World's Fair, Lucy imagines a life lived on her own terms. Can she break away from her family's expectations? And will she ever be loved for who she truly is? Get swept away into the...read more

  • Olivia Newport

    In a struggling Amish settlement on the harsh Colorado plain, Abbie Weaver refuses to concede defeat to hail, drought, and coyotes, even as families begin to give up and return east. The biggest challenge of all is the lack of a spiritual shepherd and regular worship. When Abbie discovers the root of a spiritual divide that runs through the settlement, she faces her own decisions about what she believes. She must choose between a quiet love with someone in her cherished church, passion with a man determined to leave the church, or imagining her life with...read more

  • Olivia Newport

    The leadership in an Old Order Amish community requires shunning friends and family whose only offense is to embrace the new Protestant practice of Sunday school among the Mennonites, but teaching Bible stories to children is one of Clara Kuhns' great joys. Clara's on the verge of saying yes to Andrew Raber's marriage proposal, but now he is flagrantly refusing to submit to the bishop's authority by owning a car. When the lot falls to Moses Beachy to become the new bishop, the community waits for him to take bold steps toward...read more

  • Olivia Newport

    The small town of Hidden Falls is abuzz. Former students, friends, and loved ones are prepping for tonight's big event to honor Ted Quinn's many years of compassionate service. Quinn is reluctant about a night in the spotlight-but is tenderly prodded by Sylvia, mayor of Hidden Falls and Quinn's dearest friend and confidante. Ethan and Nicole won't let the shadows of their pasts stop them from returning to Hidden Falls-but only for Quinn-no matter how much it hurts. Liam, a former student, and Jack, a town newcomer, are both hoping the night works toward their own gain-or, if they'll admit it, their chance for redemption. Like Quinn, Dani and Lauren are mainstays in Hidden Falls. They keep...read more

  • Olivia Newport

    Sylvia is certain Quinn will reappear soon. There's a good explanation, and the event can be saved. Quinn would never ruin this night. At least not willingly. So, did he leave against his will? As more time passes without Quinn, anxiety spreads and suspicions rise. Nicole's reporter nose smells something amiss, and her heart aches that Quinn might be in trouble. Somehow she must help the man who anchored her through her own troubles. Ethan knows he ought to stay and help too-and find out what the cryptic note from Quinn was about. But he can't let the shadows of his past cost him his promising future. Long ago, Ethan and Nicole both quit dreaming they could ever reconcile, but as they cross...read more

  • Olivia Newport

    Finding Quinn's car wrapped around a tree doesn't ease anyone's mind that he'll reappear safe and sound. Could he have walked away from the accident unscathed? Rumors fly, as everyone in Hidden Falls wonders what kind of trouble Quinn must be in-and as they begin to realize the trouble they're in without him. Lauren tries not to panic as she pieces together the plans for the health fair. Ethan risks his job to finagle more time to help Nicole look for Quinn. Young children, students, church members...so many people rely on Quinn to simply be there-and now he's not. If Quinn is okay, why wouldn't he let anyone know-not even Sylvia? That hurts more than she'd like to admit. The stress and...read more

  • Olivia Newport

    Sylvia has major cleanup to do, not to mention figuring out if the vandalism to her shop could have something to do with Quinn's disappearance. Ethan and Nicole won't sit around idly waiting for Cooper Elliott to do all the work. Cooper has an investigation on his hands like never before in Hidden Falls, but he sure doesn't mind that it involves frequent communication with Lauren Nock. Liam is hitting wall after wall in finding a solution to his own personal crisis. Does he dare ask Dani for help (if she'd ever answer her phone)? Or even Jack Parker? Jack hears opportunity knocking. Surely all these crises require his legal expertise. But he feels a stronger tug toward his family-those four...read more

  • Olivia Newport

    Quinn is still missing. Sylvia faces her ransacked shop. And now Dani's sabotaged boat has gone over the falls. Are these events related or just bad timing? Everyone wants answers. In all of this, as mayor, business owner, and daughter of Emma, Sylvia has never felt so inadequate, so empty of answers...so lost without Quinn. She's never liked Jack Parker much, but maybe he can use his connections to find Quinn. What could it hurt? Lauren's past resurges to haunt her. Nicole suffers a setback that might force her off the hunt for Quinn. Ethan's future is on the line. And Liam's suspicions about the missing money are full of disturbing possibilities. If Quinn would just return, Hidden Falls...read more

  • Olivia Newport

    Four days without Quinn seems unreal, yet life in Hidden Falls must go on. Those closest to Quinn are tired of questions and desperate for answers. Sylvia tempers her anxiety with a determined focus on restoring her shop and setting an example for the community that all will be well again-hopefully soon. Lauren picks up where Quinn left off in plans for the fast-approaching health fair, no matter how overwhelming the task. Amid frantic efforts to buy time and save himself from blackmail and ruin, Liam stumbles upon a clue that-with help from Sylvia, Jack, and Dani-just might lead to Quinn. Meanwhile, an impatient Nicole, a re-energized Lauren, and a reluctant Ethan take matters into their...read more

  • Olivia Newport

    There's much to do and one day left to do it before the health fair. Adding to her list of tasks, Lauren resolves to confront the bully from her past-and is stunned in a way she never dreamed. Jack makes some interesting connections, professionally and personally, as he digs through old legal files. Maybe Hidden Falls won't be so dull after all. Liam would give anything for dull ordinary life again. He's at the end of his rope, but he can't hide forever. Will confessing to Dani make things better or worse? Nicole and Ethan want to find Quinn, but they can't deny they're reconnecting because of his absence. Together, they gain access to old records at the cemetery-and learn that Quinn was...read more

  • Olivia Newport

    One week without Quinn in Hidden Falls, and nothing seems quite right. He'd be proud of the way the townspeople followed through on his plans for the health fair. But amid the hubbub of the fair, it's clear that those closest to Quinn have information they need to combine in order to find him. Dani knows what Liam knows-and wants out of the middle of people who need to talk to each other. Lauren thinks her mysterious phone messages must be an obnoxious prank-or just accidental-until Nicole has a shocking reaction. Sylvia opened Quinn's box, but the contents still seem ambiguous. Is there a connection to the information Jack dug up, which could have serious implications for Ethan? How does...read more

  • Olivia Newport

    Early Wednesday morning, Ethan is panicked that Nicole has disappeared-and, in that panic, he realizes the depth of his feelings for her. When Nicole contacts him at last, her unsettling request makes him wonder what he's walking into. Next, Sylvia receives a shocking phone call, Dani and Liam rush back to town to hear stunning news, Jack's presence is requested at a strange sidewalk meeting, and the hallway outside Lauren's hospital room fills with commotion. Finally, the chaos of the last ten days in Hidden Falls is resolving. Questions get answers with an astonishing story. Friends and community share relief and gratitude, and long-held dreams finally come...read more

  • Olivia Newport

    The daring efforts of Lauren, Ethan, and Nicole have resulted in a few more clues to Quinn's location but not enough to bring him home. Nicole needs to go into full investigative-reporter mode-no easy task, considering she can't walk on a broken ankle. And Jack is trying to stay one step ahead of her. With surprising persuasion, Ethan enlists Dani's help to find Quinn, but he should have guessed there would be conditions. No way would Dani cooperate easily. Liam wants to find Quinn, but he's barely holding up under the crushing blow Jessica delivers. And Sylvia just might have a crucial clue, but she'll have to break a promise from the past to reveal it. The people who care about Quinn most...read more

  • Olivia Newport

    Ethan, Nicole, Dani, Liam, and Cooper kept vigil all night in the hospital waiting area, eager for news on Lauren's injury. Aunt Sylvia hasn't left her side. Liam comes clean with his brother, and the huge weight of that burden is lifted-but will Liam be able to meet Cooper's conditions for helping him out of this mess? Dani and Nicole collide with a hospital employee-literally. Was it intentional or just obnoxious? Either way, the man's green shoes send Dani on a chase for justice on her own terms. Ethan finally starts home to Columbus, although he fears the damage is already done to his residency and his career. Maybe his future lies elsewhere anyway. And combined with what Sylvia...read more

  • Olivia Newport

    When Lauren's health takes a downturn, Sylvia has to trust her niece to Ethan's skill and ultimately God's care. And despite her aching, anxious heart, she's reminded to trust God for Quinn as well. Liam finally lets go of what he can't control and decides to find peace in trusting his brother with the truth-whatever the outcome. After finding the man she's sure is responsible for the recent crimes in Hidden Falls, Dani itches to take matters into her own hands-but she forces herself to wait for Cooper and the law to deliver justice. Meanwhile, she joins Nicole at the historical society to look for clues that might lead them to Quinn. After performing emergency surgery on Lauren, Ethan must...read more

  • Olivia Newport

    Two arrests on Main Street, with thanks to Dani and Liam... a medical emergency for Lauren...family secrets held for generations, finally revealed...the rekindling romance of Ethan and Nicole...Jack Parker's surprising choices. Quinn has a lot to catch up on if he returns to Hidden Falls-no, when he returns, Sylvia is sure. But is he already back? Ethan is positive he accidentally captured Quinn's image in the woods. But why would Quinn come back to town and not tell the ones who care about him most-the ones who've frantically worried over his disappearance? Frustration mingles with hope-and fear of foul play still...read more

  • Olivia Newport

    A Father-Daughter Genealogy Team Link Present to Past on Family Trees Meri's family has been producing doctors for so many generations that no one remembers why, so when she flunks out of medical school, she runs as far from her parents as she can get. In the small mountain town of Canyon Mines, Colorado, she takes a job at the Inn at Hidden Run B&B. And waits. It's only a matter of time. What she doesn't count on is genealogist Jillian Parisi-Duffy and her father, Nolan, having her back when it takes everything she has not to bolt again but to stay and face the truth that only unfolding her family's history will reveal. While Nolan works on keeping Meri calm-and in town-Jillian pulls...read more

  • Olivia Newport

    A Father-Daughter Genealogy Team Link Present to Past on Family Trees On a solo ski vacation in Canyon Mines, Colorado, Tucker has a love-hate relationship with his wealth, spending indiscriminately while skiing fearlessly and preparing to conquer the overgrown slope of Hidden Run, a dangerous run not attempted in decades. As genealogist Jillian tries to uncover enough of Tucker's family tree to understand his charming nature but reckless resolve, Jillian's equally charming father, Nolan, cajoles Tucker into giving him ski lessons to get him talking about the suspicious circumstances surrounding his grandfather's life in St. Louis in the 1930s. On the surface, Tucker's family's history...read more