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An Unexpected Family (Orphan Train Romance Series, Book 1): A Clean Historical Western Romance

What if you wanted to be a mother so badly, you would almost anything to make that dream come true?Craig Parker, a local farmer, has been asking widowed Amanda Drake for over a year to marry him, to which Amanda has refused each time. After all, she still loved her late husband and she didn’t feel she could ever love again. One day, they hear about a train full of orphans coming to their town in Texas. They both want to adopt a child and they are both individually given permission to adopt as a single parent. Complications arise as Amanda must make a decision; should she stay single and raise her new daughter on her own or will she find a new family?If you like sweet western historical romances, then An Unexpected Family is for you! “This well-written story is full of love for family that is built around 2 children who arrived on an orphan train.” Ruth“I loved this book! Loved Amanda and Craig’s story. WIll be reading more from Zoe Matthews.” Robin“Nice Story about real history. Gave me an opportunity to share with my children my own family’s experiences with orphans and orphanages after the Civil War.” Amazon ReaderOTHER BOOKS IN THE ORPHAN TRAIN ROMANCE SERIES Book 1: AN UNEXPECTED FAMILYBook 2: THE PROMISE OF A FAMILYBook 3: BIG SPRING BRIDES: ANNABook 4: BIG SPRING BRIDES: SERENABook 5: BIG SPRING BRIDES: KATRINABook 6: WESTERN PROMISESBook 7: WESTERN SKIES

Daliah: A Needful Bride (Brides of Needful Texas Book 1)

Orphan Daliah Owens has been working for the Smithfield bank for two years without a problem at least until the new manager arrives and her drawer suddenly comes up short. Dismissed from her job and disgraced by a crime she didn't commit, Daliah seeks a second chance with an elderly couple heading to Texas on a wagon train. Facing the hardships of the trail with bravery, compassion, and faith Daliah quickly endears herself to not only her employer but many of the other members of the band as well. Invaluable in her knowledge of herbs for healing and nutrition she is soon recognized as an indispensable helper to all.Spencer Gaines, still bitter after the loss of his wife is a hard man to talk to, but his five-year-old son Chad, and greatest treasure is more trouble than he can handle. Determined to finally settle down near his brother in Texas Spencer signs on as a chief scout for the wagon train but his duties often lead him far afield leaving Chad to get into so many scrapes they could both well be dismissed.Will a devastating accident leave Spencer empty and alone forever or will he not only learn to trust God but also give Daliah his heart?

A Rose Blooms Twice (A Prairie Heritage, Book 1)

Faith-Filled Fiction at Its Best!Rose Brownlee has suffered more loss than most people can endure. Now she must find a purpose and a way to move on with her life. Will she bow to conventional wisdom or will she, like Abraham of old, choose to follow where God leads her . . . even to a wild and strange land she does not know?Set in the American prairie of the late 1800s, this story of loss, disillusionment, rebirth, and love will inspire, challenge, and encourage you. One woman’s courageous journey to redemption and new love!A Prairie Heritage:Book 1: A Rose Blooms TwiceBook 2: Wild Heart on the PrairieBook 3: Joy on This MountainBook 4: The Captive WithinBook 5: StolenBook 6: Lost Are FoundBook 7: All God's PromisesBook 8: The Heart of Joy: A Short Story“Vikki writes the kind of faith-filled fiction that hooks you within the first few pages, will not let you go until you have finished, and leaves you wishing for more.”—Janis Braun, Seattle, Washington“Her books are not just for 'chicks'! I was amazed how engrossed I became in the lives of Vikki's characters, and how much I could relate to their situations.”—Ed Dunne, Los Angeles“Be prepared to put life on hold. That's all I have to say!”—Rebecca H., New Jersey“You will laugh, you will cry but, most of all, you will be uplifted.”—LaTisha Holland, St. Augustine, FL

Mrs. Odboddy, Hometown Patriot: A WWII tale of chicks and chicanery, suspicion and spies. (Mrs. Odboddy Mysteries Book 1)

Since the onset of WWII, Agnes Agatha Odboddy, hometown patriot and self-appointed scourge of the underworld, suspects conspiracies around every corner…stolen ration books, German spies running amuck, and a possible Japanese invasion off the California coast. This seventy-year-old, model citizen would set the world aright if she could get Chief Waddlemucker to pay attention to the town's nefarious deeds on any given Meatless Monday.Mrs. Odboddy vows to bring the villians, both foreign and domestic, to justice, all while keeping chickens in her bathroom, working at the Ration Stamp Office, and knitting argyles for the boys on the front lines.Imagine the chaos when Agnes’s long-lost WWI lover returns, hoping to find a million dollars in missing Hawaiian money and rekindle their ancient romance. In the thrilling conclusion, Agnes’s predictions become all too real when Mrs. Roosevelt unexpectedly comes to town to attend a funeral and Agnes must prove that she is, indeed, a warrior on the home front.

'Till Death Do Us Part (True Love Series Book 3)

Isabel Mitchell, daughter of Princess Jasmine, has a comfortable, quiet life as a clergyman's daughter. She is certain that she will meet her husband as her mother did -- choosing among many for the one who will value her heart.Tragedy strikes the Mitchell family, and Isabel is abducted. When her father finally finds her, Isabel's future has already been sealed to a horrid man who will force her to marry him.TILL DEATH DO US PART follows the Wynster Royal family through a new adventure that reminds them all of grace, forgiveness, redemption, and honor while illustrating that God can make all things new.

A Lady of Esteem (Hawthorne House): A Novella

Miss Amelia Stalwood may live in London at her absent guardian's townhouse, but she's never actually met any nobility; instead of aristocrats, her closest friends are servants. Quite by happenstance, she's introduced to the Hawthorne family and their close family friend, Anthony, the reformed Marquis of Raebourne. They welcome her into their world, but just as she's beginning to gain some confidence and even suspect that she may have caught Anthony's eye, she's blindsided by an unexpected twist in her situation accompanied by nasty rumors. Will she lose her reputation when the world that has only just accepted her turns its back on her, or will she rest in the support of the friends who've become like family and the man who's shared his faith and captured her heart?

Caroline's Love (Mail Order Brides of Hickory Stick Book 1)

Thomas J. Connors sent off for a mail order bride or two. What could go wrong?Caroline Lovelace was tired of being hungry and doing without. She reluctantly left Virginia for the Colorado Territory. After all, she’d fallen in love with Thomas J. Connors. Well, in love with his letters anyway.All goes well until she gets on the train to Colorado and sits across from Julia Brooks who also has a letter from Thomas J. Connors. And then they meet Sarah Graham in Colorado, who, you guessed it, also has letters from the man. For Caroline, this can only mean one thing. War.

Finding Love in Montana: Triple J Ranch Prequel

What happens when the ugly duckling doesn't realize she's become the beautiful swan?Mimi Bensen has thought herself to be ugly her entire life. And why not? In high school when she wasn't slighted by the pretty girls, she was ignored by everyone else.Now that she's all grown up, everything has changed, but she doesn't see it. At least not until she begins to see how God sees her instead of how the world saw her when she was a gangly teenaged girl with bad acne and braces.When Hank Walton comes to Beacon Creek on ranch business, he sees an angel. When her shy behaviour and waterfall of hair get in the way of his speaking with her, he's not deterred. Hank is bound and determined to learn more about the beautiful woman.Can Mimi learn to like herself enough to accept Hank's attentions? Or will her self-doubt get in the way of the handsome cowboy's attempts to court her?Get your copy of Finding Love in Montana today and discover the power of God's love.All the books in the Triple J Ranch are standalone novels set in a small Montana town. While they can be read in any order, you might enjoy starting with Second Chance Ranch, or Finding Love in Montana.Triple J Ranch Books:Finding Love in Montana – Prequel ASIN: B0851PKZ56Second Chance Ranch – Book 1 ASIN: B083346B6FCowboy Ranch – Book 2 ASIN: B08543ZSS3Runaway Cowgirl Bride – Book 3 ASIN: B087QWC46GFaith of a Cowboy – Book 4 (Coming Soon)

Finding Her Way: Western Romance on the Frontier Book #1 (Wildflowers)

In 1848, women can expect a few bumps along the Oregon Trail. Corinne Temple, age seventeen, has a few ridiculous challenges to face outside the river crossings, snakes, Indians, accidental gunshots and finding enough privacy to be clean along the grimy trail. When Corinne’s marriage of convenience gets less convenient she turns to some new friends in the wagon train who help her see the hope for the future. They teach her to take the time to dance and celebrate the small victories, to have faith and determination through the hardest things a person can face. Corinne’s journey takes her from the cobblestone streets of fashionable Boston to the rugged mountains of the west, across rivers and deserts, from sea to shining sea. A faithful heart gets this young woman through the hardest days on the trail, her skills and resolve show her and others how a woman can rise from circumstances and survive. Join her as she discovers her own strength and resilience in...Finding Her Way* * * * * Previously released as Seeing The Elephant, revised, rewritten and professionally edited.

The Heart Hears: Kansas MacPhersons (MacPherson Brides Book 4)

She needs protection from the man hunting her.He needs to banish his distrust of women.War widow Salina Meier Moffett Dunham doesn’t trust men. Shamefully treated by her father and husband, she is on the run with her children to escape a forced marriage or worse—death. In Ainsley, Kansas, she shortens her name to Lena Meier to hide from the man pursuing her. She finds a position as a clerk in the mercantile with the grouchy storekeeper. But there is something within that grumpy man that her heart hears and draws her. She isn’t sure what that thing is until she discovers a book in the storeroom of the mercantile.Returning from the war, Angus MacPherson takes back the running of his mercantile and keeps his distance from the young women in Ainsley. After a run-in with Lena Meier—literally, his buggy ran into her cart, leaving him injured, he agrees to let her work in his store. After all, his MacPherson family creed is to help and protect all widows and orphans. But this woman, this stranger in town, irritates and interests him as no woman has since Amelia, the woman who betrayed him to marry his rich cousin. Matters get worse when his former fiancé, who is now a wealthy widow, returns to Ainsley and wants Angus as her new husband. Can love weave its way through the heart by things unspoken?

The River Between (The River Series Book 1)

The river brought a handsome stranger to her. Would the river also take him away? From her Alabama mansion on the banks of the Chattahoochee River, Lily watches the steamboats pass and dreams of falling in love with the perfect man, giving him her whole mind and spirit. But when the river gives her an irresistible steamboat captain, Lily is torn between him and her pledge to marry the wealthy man her parents have chosen for her. Torn by her love for the mysterious captain, she struggles with duty, honor and faith. Like the river's dangerous currents, her choice will change the course of her life forever. Jacquelyn Cook is the author of acclaimed historical novels and historical romances, with over 500,000 copies sold. Her classic, four-book River series authentically recreates the romance and drama of the Civil War era in historic Eufaula, Alabama. Formerly collected in a popular anthology titled Magnolias, the River series is now offered to readers in these updated editions.

Let Your Heart Beat Again (A Breath Without Life Novel Book 1)

~The year is 1960 when men could be men, and women kept the faith.~ One lone woman, four grown sons, one absentee father.After four months on the job, twenty-four-year-old Rebecca Harper has become something of a jack-of-all-trades on the Cooper Bar-6 Ranch...except for her cooking. But the four strapping sons who run the ranch in their father's absence need wise counsel more than unburnt bread, and Rebecca is perfect for the job. Whether dealing with the driven eldest, the belligerent youngest, or the personalities in between, she recognizes the source of each young man's pain is a lifetime of a father's indifference. As soon as the rogue returns, Rebecca aims to give "Mr. Cooper" a thick piece of her mind. Not that dishing out hard truth will make her feel any more alive. Past betrayal has taught her to live at arm's length from anyone who might mean too much to her. So she cooks and cleans and counsels, at once harboring anger against a man she has never met and numbing herself against the life she has forgotten to desire. Until one night, one thunderstorm, and one heroic stranger changes it all. In that fleeting moment, Rebecca Harper dares to hope her heart will beat again. * * *Breath Without Life novels portrays seven bachelor ranchers, each so broken down by old wounds that he cannot conceive of ever finding love. Be there when one Cooper after another meets the one incredible woman who can make him whole again. Every book within this series is a stand-alone love story, though ranch life circumstances run chronologically through all six novels.

Love's Harvest (Wartime Brides Book 1)

Can the solution be found among strangers?Noreen Hirsch loses everything including her husband and two sons. Then her adopted country goes to war with her homeland. Has God abandoned her? Rosa Hirsch barely adjusts to being a bride before she is widowed. She gives up her citizenship to accompany her mother-in-law to her home country. Can Rosa find acceptance among strangers who hate her belligerent nation? Basil Quincey is rich beyond his wildest dreams, but loneliness stalks him. Can he find a woman who loves him and not his money? Three people. One God who can raise hope from the ashes of despair.Inspired by the biblical story of Ruth, Love's Harvest is a tale of hope and redemption.

Kim

Do you like classic novels? You´re going to love it this one! Kim is a novel by Nobel Prize-winning English author Rudyard Kipling. It was first published serially in McClure's Magazine from December 1900 to October 1901 as well as in Cassell's Magazine from January to November 1901, and first published in book form by Macmillan & Co. Ltd in October 1901. The story unfolds against the backdrop of The Great Game, the political conflict between Russia and Britain in Central Asia. The novel made the term "Great Game" popular and introduced the theme of great power rivalry and intrigue.In this book you could find:Great literary speechesHistorical fiction IndiaAction and adventureThis is a book you must have in digital version, so just clic on buy to get it!