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  • Lynn Austin

    Six-time Christy Award winner Lynn Austin has won a loyal following for her inspiring historical fiction. In Wonderland Creek, young Chicago-area librarian Alice Grace Ripley is left heartbroken when her fiancE breaks up with her just as the Great Depression forces her out of a job. To escape the local gossip, Alice volunteers to deliver donated books to a library in rural Kentucky. There she discovers that God still has a plan for her after...read more

  • Dorothy Garlock

    Tillison County, Oklahoma, 1938. Kathleen Dolan has high hopes for her investment in the Rawlings, Oklahoma, Gazette. But the feisty newspaper woman hasn't even reached the city limits when trouble strikes: hijackers try to steal her old Nash. Although handsome rancher Johnny Henry comes to her rescue, the attack is only a taste of the perils to come. For Rawlings is a town steeped in dirty secrets, and soon Kathleen will find herself pitted against men who will go to any length to silence her and the man she...read more

  • Carolyn Haines

    Recipient of the Richard Wright Award for Literary Excellence, Carolyn Haines enjoys a reputation as 'queen of the cozies' (Providence Journal-Bulletin). When P.I. Sarah Booth makes a bid for film stardom, she may land a chance to shoot on location in Costa Rica-or she may find herself in a whole heap of trouble. 'Stephanie Plum meets the Ya-Ya Sisterhood!'-Kirkus...read more

  • Rita Mae Brown

    Wish You Were Here is the first entry in the wildly popular, best-selling Mrs. Murphy Mystery series by Rita Mae Brown and her feline co-author Sneaky Pie. Mrs. Murphy (a cat) and Tee Tucker (a Welsh corgi) notice clues that may help solve the ghastly murders that have been ravaging Crozet, Virginia. But first they'll have to get their owner, Mary Minor 'Harry' Hairsteen, to...read more

  • Rita Mae Brown

    The discovery of a body in the beautiful Blue Ridge mountains dredges up mysteries that have lingered from Revolutionary Virginia through the Civil War and beyond, in a supernaturally thrilling new tale from Rita Mae Brown and her feline co-author Sneaky Pie Brown. A trial is underway in Albemarle County, where Mary Minor 'Harry' Harristeen and her trusty crew of two- and four-legged friends hope to catch a killer--who may not be the person accused of the crime. Since an old friend's body was discovered by the hunting club's faithful beagles, it has been up to Harry--with her crime-solving cats Mrs. Murphy and Pewter, and Tee Tucker the corgi--to sniff out a trail of clues. Meanwhile,...read more

  • Rita Mae Brown

    A mysterious death in a Virginia farm town has the locals scratching their heads-while frisky feline Mrs. Murphy and her friends, fat-cat Pewter and corgi Tee Tucker, uncover clues as they curl their way around a cold-blooded killer. This balmy summer in Crozet, Virginia, postmistress Mary Minor 'Harry' Haristeen has a lot to think about. Things have been pretty cozy between her and her ex-husband, Fair and her beloved old post office is in danger of being replaced with a modern building-and modern rules. Harry's thoughtful contemplation is shattered the day she stumbles over a dead body near Potlicker Creek. Barry Monteith, the handsome local horse breeder, has been savagely murdered. A...read more

  • Amy Reichert

    In this Junior Library Guild selection, Little Rose must brush her teeth, wash her face, and climb into bed while Mama takes a quick phone call. But as the call drags on, waves of uninvited guests pass through the front door. Soon the house overflows with bizarre visitors-from 'muscley' men to winking wizards. As Mama continues to ignore the raucous revelry, Rose finally joins the party. But before the uproar gets out of hand, something quite surprising...read more

  • Ann H. Gabhart

    If any place on God's earth was designed to help one heal, it is Meadowland. Surely here, at her brother-in-law's Kentucky farm, Rose and her daughters can recover from the events of the recent past--the loss of her husband during the 1918 influenza epidemic, her struggle with tuberculosis that required a stay at a sanatorium, and her girls' experience in an orphanage during her illness. At Meadowland, hope blooms as their past troubles become rich soil in which their faith can grow. Dirk Meadows may have opened his home to his late brother's widow and her girls, but he keeps his heart tightly closed. The roots of his pain run deep, and the evidence of it is written across his face. Badly...read more

  • Jane Leslie Conly

    At her aunt and uncle's farm in the summer of 1958, 12-year-old Dawn and her new friend Charlotte create their own private world: Planet Kid. Away from whiny brothers and nosy neighbor boys, they pass one carefree day after another. But as dark secrets from the adult world creep into Planet Kid, Dawn must make some tough choices-choices that could mean life or death for her friend. In this moving, insightful novel, Newbery Honor author Jane Leslie Conly captures both the innocent simplicity and the haunting complexity of growing...read more

  • Kimberly Brubaker Bradley

    Ten-year-old Lizzy Baker loves her life in the Southwest Territory. Her family's farm is doing well, and her mother earns extra money by weaving. But at harvest time Lizzy suffers bouts of sickness. And each year is worse than the last. The doctor and the mid-wife say her terrible coughing is asthma. But they don't know the cause, and their potions and prescriptions aren't much help. Just when Lizzy thinks she can no longer struggle for another breath, the first frost brings relief. Now she can enjoy the new neighbors from Charleston and help mother prepare for the baby. But through it all, Lizzy worries-can she survive the sickness another time? Novelist Kimberly Brubaker Bradley paints a...read more

  • Lisa Harris

    No one needs to push Nikki Boyd to excel on the Tennessee Missing Person Task Force. The case of her own missing sister, still unsolved after ten years, is the driving force in her work. When a Polaroid photo of a missing girl shows up at a crime scene, Nikki quickly recognizes similarities to the past. The closer she gets to the abductor, the more she feels that this case is getting personal, and that she is not the hunter at all-but actually the one being hunted. With this explosive first book in the new Nikki Boyd Files, Lisa Harris takes readers on a fast-paced pursuit of justice that will have them holding their breath until the heart-stopping...read more

  • Lisa Harris

    Detective Garrett Addison and FBI Agent Jordan Lambert team up to find a serial killer before he strikes again, but what if everything that was believed to be true about the Angel Abductor is false? During Garrett Addison's first week on the job as a criminal investigator for the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation, his team is called out to a murder scene of a young girl. She's the third victim in a string of disappearances with one thing in common--a Polaroid photo of each victim left behind at the crime scene. The FBI is pulled into the case to help, and Garrett finds himself working with Special Agent Jordan Lambert, the woman he once loved. When yet another girl dies--number six--Garrett...read more

  • Sharon Carter Rogers

    In Unpretty-by National Best Book Award finalist Sharon Carter Rogers-a powerful blast rips through a West Virginia art gallery. Although Hummingbird Collins can identify the bomber, she's frightened into silence by chilling messages from a deranged cult member calling himself Number 26. But when she goes missing, an unlikely young man may be the only one who can help her. 'A gripping, fascinating tale . that keeps you guessing.'-Nancy Moser,...read more

  • Lynn Blackburn

    US Secret Service Special Agent Luke Powell is lucky to be alive. Three of his fellow agents have died in unusual circumstances in the past ten weeks. Luke is devastated by the loss of his friends and colleagues, and his inability to locate the killer feels like a personal failure. He and his team are experts at shielding others, but now the protectors are in need of protection. FBI Special Agent Faith Malone is driven to succeed and confident in her ability to solve every case she's assigned. She's been put in charge of the investigation into the unprecedented attacks, and with Luke's life in danger, the stakes have never been higher. But it's hard to know how to fight back when you...read more

  • Debra Landwehr Engle

    'Along with naming me Marguerite after her favorite daisy, Mama gave me three things: Red hair that hasn't faded. A love of nature. And a belief that somewhere between heaven and earth there is magic.' At age fifty-five, Meg's life is too filled with loss for her to remember what magic feels like. All she has left is a yard brimming with plants that are wilting in the scorching Iowa summer-and a bone-deep feeling that she's through with living. Meg has something else too: a bottle of mysterious pills, given to her years ago by an empathetic doctor. He promised that they would offer her dying mother a quick, painless end in exactly twenty days. Though her mother never needed them, Meg does....read more

  • Ann Tatlock

    Jane Morrow has a dilemma. She's engaged to Seth Ballantine, a member of the National Guard's 30th Heavy Brigade Combat Team, and he's returned from Iraq severely wounded. Jane hasn't seen him for nearly a year, and with trepidation, she heads to the VA hospital in Asheville, North Carolina, where he is being treated. Seth isn't happy to see her. He'd asked her not to come. He wants to end the relationship. But Jane loves him, and despite his injury, she's determined to convince him that they can have a life together. Her faith has never been strong, yet she hopes God will answer her prayers and tell her what to...read more

  • Gilbert Morris

    Fans of Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman will be captivated by this series from best-selling father and daughter writing team Lynn and Gilbert Morris. The fourth installment of the continuing saga of Cheney Duvall finds the doctor and her dedicated nurse Shiloh Irons on the way to New Orleans. When they make a stop in Charleston, South Carolina, they are unprepared for the turmoil they find around them. Intending to stay for only a short visit, the intrepid pair find the grand old city in the throes of Reconstruction. Determined to do what she can to help, with little more than her faith to see her through, Cheney finds herself up against carpetbaggers, outdated medical practices, and white...read more

  • Judith Miller

    Romantic Times Career Achievement Award winner Tracie Peterson and best-selling author Judith Miller win listeners' hearts with compelling historical tales of love and faith. Here, lady's maid Melinda Colson is forced to leave Bridal Veil Island before her beau, Evan, has had a chance to propose. Back at her employers' home, Melinda finds solace only in Evan's letters. But when news arrives that a terrible storm has struck the island, she knows she must find a way back to her...read more

  • Judith Miller

    To the delight of listeners everywhere, best-selling authors Tracie Peterson and Judith Miller have teamed up to craft compelling inspirational tales. Here, as governess Callie DeBoyer arrives at Bridal Veil Island with her employers, she faces a difficult decision. Her missionary parents are desperate to have her join them in Africa, but Callie wonders if her thoughts of leaving are because God is calling her - or because she wants to escape her painful personal...read more

  • Judith Miller

    Best-selling, award-winning authors Tracie Peterson and Judith Miller delight fans with their heartrending tales of love. When a fiery young woman named Audrey Cunningham moves with her father to Bridal Veil Island, it seems like the perfect place for her dad to be near God and remain sober. But big-wig investors want to drive out residents and build a resort. And Audrey's heart is torn between a good-natured contractor and a single father with two adorable...read more