The Brushstroke Legacy

WaterBrook - As ragni and erika clean, they begin to uncover the secret paintings and life of Nilda, Ragni’s ancestor who lived in the cabin in the early 1900s. Taking care of home and menfolk, fighting off locusts, raising her daughter, and finding time to paint in the midst of it all were not easy tasks. Can art be powerful enough to endure? Ragni Clauson’s work, relationships, and body all seem to be falling apart.

Denied. Hidden. And she isn’t convinced that spending her vacation fixing up her great-grandmother’s cabin and supervising her rebellious teenage niece, Erika, will offer any much-needed rejuvenation. A heart-stirring story about a woman's journey to self-discovery through art and her family's history.

The Brushstroke Legacy - Forbidden. Will nilda’s passion for enduring art re-ignite ragni’s artistic soul a century later? Weaving together the stories of three generations of women, The Brushstroke Legacy stirs us to believe that no matter the circumstances, we are called to use our gifts—never knowing when they might bring a stranger to a new place of hope.

Ragni doesn’t know how much she has in common with her great-grandmother, but it becomes clear Nilda faced her own struggles.





The Road to Magnolia Glen A Natchez Trace Novel

Tyndale House Publishers, Inc. - While aboard ship, a run-in with three Irish sisters lands Quinn in the role of reluctant savior. Though it may delay his plans, he cannot abandon the Young sisters, especially the tenacious yet kind Kiera. Upon arriving in the colonies, Kiera Young prepares to meet her intended and begin her new life. It’s time connor, as head of the family, took responsibility for their younger siblings.

1792, msbitter since his eldest brother abandoned their family in Ireland, Quinn O’Shea travels to Natchez, Mississippi, Natchez Trace, ready to shuck the weight of his duty and set off on an adventure of his own. But the longer he remains, the greater his feelings toward Kiera grow and the more he comes to realize true freedom might be found in sacrifice.

The Road to Magnolia Glen A Natchez Trace Novel - Includes discussion questions. But she soon discovers the marriage her brother-in-law arranged was never meant to be, and a far more sinister deal was negotiated for her and her sisters. Quinn offers to escort his charges safely to Breeze Hill Plantation and his brother’s care, fully intending to seek his freedom elsewhere.





Newton and Polly: A Novel of Amazing Grace

WaterBrook - I once was lost, but now am found…now remembered as the author of the world’s most famous hymn, in the mid-eighteenth century as England and France stand on the brink of war, John Newton is a young sailor wandering aimlessly through life. His only duty is to report to his ship and avoid disgracing his father—until the night he hears Polly Catlett’s enchanting voice, caroling.

He’s immediately smitten and determined to win her affection. An intense connection quickly forms between the two, but John’s reckless spirit and disregard for the Christian life are concerns for the responsible, devout Polly. Will she forfeit her future for the man she loves? When an ill-fated stop at a tavern leaves John imprisoned and bound, Polly must choose to either stand by his side or walk out of his life forever.

Newton and Polly: A Novel of Amazing Grace - Uncover the true love story behind the famous hymn that stirs the hearts and ignites the faith of millions around the globe. Amazing grace! How sweet the sound that saved a wretch like me.





Never Again Good-Bye Second Chances, Book 1

Zondervan - But when she learns that amy’s adoptive mother has died, Laney becomes determined to play a part in her daughter’s life. Between a man and woman torn by past losses, present fears, and the paradox of their growing fascination for each other, stands one small child. And a threat to Amy is a threat to Wes.

She could be the object of distrust that will drive them apart or the agent of faith in God that can bring them together. Laney fields has no desire to threaten anyone, just a longing to see the child she’d brought into the world six years ago and then been forced to release for adoption. Normally, wes grayson would have been attracted to the striking woman with the camera.

Never Again Good-Bye Second Chances, Book 1 - But this woman has clearly been stalking Amy, his adoptive daughter and the center of his life.





The Promise of Dawn Under Northern Skies Book #1

Bethany House Publishers - She has left behind the only life she knew, and while it wasn't an easy life, it wasn't as hard as what she now faces. When a new addition to the family arrives, Signe begins to see how God has been watching over them throughout their ordeal. But after all that has happened, can she still believe in the promise of a bright future?

At this rate, they will never have land or a life of their own. Signe tries to trust God but struggles with anger and bitterness. But uncle einar and aunt gird are hard, demanding people, and Signe and her family soon find themselves worked nearly to the bone in order to repay the cost of their voyage. Beloved author lauraine snelling launches new immigrant serieswhen Signe, Rune, her husband, and their three boys arrive in Minnesota from Norway to help a relative clear his land of lumber, they dream of owning their own farm and building a life in the New World.





The House at Saltwater Point A Lavender Tides Novel Book 2

Thomas Nelson - The story wouldn’t wait—i had to finish it!” —Carrie Stuart Parks, author of Formula of Deception. Her only clue is the bloodstain on the deck of Mackenzie’s boat. I could not put this book down. Allison brennan,  new york times bestselling author of shattered,  on the view from Rainshadow Bay “Once again Colleen Coble has delivered a page-turning, can’t-put-down suspense thriller with Secrets at Cedar Cabin! I vowed I’d read it slowly over several nights before going to bed.

Ellie knows her sister isn’t on the best of terms with her ex-husband, Jason, but he wouldn’t kill her—would he? Coast Guard intelligence officer Grayson Bradshaw believes Mackenzie faked her own death after stealing a seized cocaine shipment. The problem is convincing Ellie, who seems to view him as the true enemy.

The House at Saltwater Point A Lavender Tides Novel Book 2 - Both ellie and grayson want truth, but truth—and family—is often more complex than it first appears. The dangerous beauty of Lavender Tides is harboring secrets that reach around the world. Prepare to stay up all night with Colleen Coble. This usa today bestselling romantic suspense spans from international terrorism to the peaceful lavender fields of Puget Sound in a thrilling race to uncover the truth before it’s too late.

Ellie blackmore is making a name for herself as a house flipper. Coble’s beautiful, emotional prose coupled with her keen sense of pacing, escalating danger, and very real characters place her firmly at the top of the suspense genre. But when her sister mackenzie disappears, Ellie can’t focus on anything but uncovering what happened.





An Untamed Heart Red River of the North

Bethany House Publishers - But tragedy strikes, and the future begins to look bleaker than ever. Grief settles heavily over ingeborg, and her mother suggests that she leave Norway and start afresh in America, as so many others have done before her. He's a good man, a hard-working man--and he has a young son who desperately needs a mother.

That is, until she meets a university student from Oslo, and feelings stronger than friendship begin to develop between them. But how will she accomplish that with little money and no one to accompany her?It isn't long before she meets Roald Bjorklund, a widower who has been planning to go to America for some time, lured by the promise of free land.

An Untamed Heart Red River of the North - The long-awaited prequel to the red river of the noRTH SeriesTwenty-year-old Ingeborg Strand is certain she is destined to be an old maid. He's clearly interested in ingeborg, but is he the answer to her prayers? And what about love? This isn't how she's always imagined it. Ingeborg Strand has a heartrending decision to make.

. She's had several suitors but none she deemed worthy of spending her life with.





My Heart Remembers My Heart Remembers Book #1

Bethany House Publishers - A prairie story in the tradition of Janette Oke. Three orphaned immigrant children are separated, but long to find each other again.





An Unexpected Love The Broadmoor Legacy Book #2

Bethany House Publishers - Why does it have to be paul medford, who shows up during her worst moment? Paul is full of promises, too, the stringent young minister who works with her father, and it's clear that he has feelings for Sophie. But after all she's been through, can she trust him? But sophie soon learns that Wesley's promises are nothing but words and finds herself in a very compromising situation.

During a trip to england, sophie Broadmoor falls head over heels for Wesley Hedrick, a wealthy widower who promises her the world.





Deadly Encounter FBI Task Force Book 1

Tyndale House Publishers, Inc. - But when her gruesome discovery is only the first in a string of incidences that throw her life into a tailspin, Alex begins to wonder if Stacy was targeted. What she encounters instead is a brutal homicide and a baffling mystery. Airport ranger volunteer Stacy Broussard expected a peaceful Saturday morning ride around the perimeter of Houston’s airport.

Even bleeding-heart veterinarians like Stacy. Next to the body is an injured dog, the dead man’s motorcycle, and a drone armed with a laser capable of taking down a 747. Though fbi special agent alex leblanc sees a clear-cut case of terrorism, his past has taught him to be suspicious of everyone, even witnesses.

Deadly Encounter FBI Task Force Book 1 - As a health emergency endangers stacy’s community, and the task force pulls in leads from all directions, Alex and Stacy must work together to prevent another deadly encounter.





Seaside Reunion: Encore Edition Starfish Bay Book 1

Irene Hannon - Yet when they join forces to save a be-loved town landmark and help a hurting little boy, the healing power of love, places, hope—and love?In this Carol Award finalist, Irene Hannon pens a heartfelt tale of the lasting impact of friendship, and the importance of touchstones—the people, might they also find healing, and experiences we measure the world against—in our lives.

Now lindsey avoids love, loss…and Nate. You can’t go home again…or can you?after surviving a devastating tragedy, combat reporter Nate Garrison returns to the only place that ever felt like home: Starfish Bay on the Northern California coast. The wary widow who runs star-fish bay Mercantile was once the girl who made young Nate dream—of a future, of family ties, of deep roots.

Seaside Reunion: Encore Edition Starfish Bay Book 1 - But his reunion with childhood friend Lindsey Collier is nothing like he’d imagined.