Libby has been given a powerful gift: to live one life in 1774 colonial Williamsburg and the other in 1914 Gilded Age New York City. When she falls asleep in one life, she wakes up in the other without any time passing. She has one conscious mind but two very different lives and bodies.
On her twenty-first birthday, Libby must choose one path and forfeit the other forever--but how can she possibly choose when she has so much to lose in each life
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When Debbie Albright discovers a homemade WWII-era record of a young woman singing "Don't Sit Under the Apple Tree (with Anyone Else but Me)" in the dusty, relic-filled attic of her new home, she pays a visit to the previous owner to see if he meant to leave behind the sentimental treasure. The handwritten label simply said, “To Ray. With Love, Clara Jean.” Tears spring to the WWII veteran’s eyes as he pleads for Debbie to help him discover whatever happened to the woman who was supposed to wait for him to get home from the war.
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Thirty years after The Headless Horseman chased Ichabod Crane out of Sleepy Hollow, in the fall of 1820, Hannie Van Brunt has resigned herself to the fact that she will likely never marry. But when new schoolmaster Gideon Webb comes to Sleepy Hollow, Hannie wonders if her life might turn out differently after all. Caught up in solving the mystery of what really happened to Ichabod Crane, Hannie and Gideon soon find themselves in another kind of mystery altogether—a growing love for each other!
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Resolved to keep his promise, Lieutenant Nate Marshall returns to Timber Falls to look after his first love—the widow of his best friend, who was killed in the line of duty.
Grieving mom Adley Wilson is overwhelmed by her bee farm, her grandfather-in-law who lives with her and her new baby. But accepting Nate’s help may just be the lifeline she needs…
After endless grant writing, meetings, and red tape, Evelyn Perry has finally begun work on the displays for the new museum in Mercy Hospital’s historic Angel wing. But trouble starts when an artifact is stolen! As if Evelyn doesn’t have enough to deal with, her troubled niece, Shelby, comes to stay with her for a few weeks. When Shelby becomes the prime suspect in the theft of the irreplaceable coin, will Evelyn and her friends be able to prove her innocence?
To be a good father he needs the right teacher
When his twins’ nanny leaves for a family emergency, single dad Knox Taylor knows he’s in over his head caring for the girls alone. But having their aunt’s aid for the summer wasn’t the assistance he had in mind. But Merritt Lane’s crash course in fatherhood might just teach Knox what he desperately needs to know…and reveal she’s the partner he didn’t know he was missing.
As the new chairman of the Colonial Park Cemetery board, Quin Crowley does not expect to start the job by hiring Magnolia Investigations. Two family vaults have been broken into at the oldest cemetery in Savannah, causing thousands of dollars worth of damage--and sparking questions no one can answer. Though the police have told Quin it's probably a teenage prank, he isn't so sure. With few leads, and over two hundred years of history, this might be Meredith and Julia's toughest assignment yet.
Stranded together for the holidays…with one chance to heal the past.
Ending up snowbound with her ex for Christmas is a shock for Liv Butler—especially when she learns Zane Harris secretly adopted their child. While Liv longs to know the daughter she was forced to give up as a teen, Zane’s girls are his priority, and the widower doesn’t trust Liv to stay after the snow clears. But could she be just what his family needs?
When a car accident victim is brought to Mercy Hospital, Evelyn is charged with safeguarding the unconscious woman’s belongings. Among the patient’s items is a beautiful ruby and diamond ring with a unique inscription. When the woman wakes up, she has no idea what ring Evelyn is talking about, and a threatening note is soon discovered after someone tries to steal it. Can Evelyn uncover the truth behind the ring before more trouble heads their way?
For forty-four years, Florence Matrus waved at every ship coming in and out of the port of Savannah. Legends have always existed about the shy woman, but a new book claims there was a darker side to Florence and her waving ways. Could it really be true that she was sending signals to enemy ships?
Can Julia and Meredith clear the reputation of their beloved Waving Girl, and help to locate the author when she goes missing?
To secure their future…she must face the heartbreak of her past.
Forced to sell her bed-and-breakfast, Piper Connelly’s happy to stay on as manager—until the pregnant widow discovers her former high school sweetheart is the buyer. While Max Evans has changed from the boy who once broke her heart, Piper’s not so sure about working with him. But what if the perfect home for Piper and her baby is right here with Max?
Her surprise inheritance could make them a family.
It’s a plot twist actress Kate LeClair never anticipated: becoming guardian to toddler triplets. But with guidance from experienced single dad Jacob Dawson, she and the boys can move on by Christmas. Pastor Jacob can’t ask Kate to swap stage lights for small-town Minnesota—even if he’s falling for her. But these tiny matchmakers might prove she’s found the only role she really wants…
Her home is at stake…and her first love holds the key.
Joy Gordon’s life is far from perfect. The lavish house she lives in with her children was loaned to her by a wealthy philanthropist—and his death means she has to give up her home. To satisfy his controlling father, Chase Asher must take his great-uncle’s property from the woman he once loved…but what will he do when he learns he fathered Joy’s twins?
Virginia Company Bride in The Heart's Stronghold Collection
Jamestown, Virginia, 1608
In September 1608, Anne Burras is the only woman in Jamestown when her mistress dies upon arrival. Laborer John Layton is one of only thirty-eight colonists who survived the first year in the colony. Both want Anne on the supply ship returning to England in three months, but neither foresee the difficulties they will face just to stay alive—or the painful sacrifices they will make to stay together.
The Bride of Basswood Hill in the Courting Calamity Collection
When wealthy lumber baron, Charles Alexander, unexpectedly finds himself married to an Italian immigrant, Sofia Bellini, he must do all he can to protect her from the society she’s ill-prepared to navigate. But when he falls in love with his pretty bride, he will have to make a difficult choice: will he go through with the annulment they had planned?
The Colonel’s Daughter in The Soldier's Lady Collection
Minnesota, 1828, Fort Snelling
Major Nathaniel Ward is tasked with guarding his commanding officer’s daughter, Ally Benson, from the amorous soldiers at Fort Snelling, but finds the hardest person to keep in line is himself
Meredith catches sight of a mysterious man lurking around her home—and he has an uncanny resemblance to her deceased husband! However, he disappears before she can approach him. Could he have anything to do with the 18th-century writing desk Meredith inherited earlier in the day? Or the freshly revealed, long-hidden diary written by Anna Coles, one of the first women to colonize Savannah in 1733? Before Meredith can identify this mystery man, the Coles diary is stolen and her late husband’s doppelgänger becomes a prime suspect.
A Christmas Vow in The Victorian Brides Collection
1899 Cambrigeshire, England
Lady Ashleigh Arrington is hosting a houseful of guests for Christmas when railroad executive Christopher Campbell unexpectedly arrives from America with a mysterious agreement signed by their fathers before their birth.
Love’s Undoing in The Backcountry Brides Collection
1792 - Fur Post on the Upper Mississippi River (Minnesota)
When Englishman Henry Kingsley meets Abi McCrea, the daughter of a Scottish fur trader and Indian mother, will their worlds keep them apart, or have they finally found somewhere they truly belong?
A Tale of Two Hearts in the Of Rags and Riches Collection
Minnesota, June 1899
Reputations and jobs are on the line when lady’s maid, Lucy Taylor, and neighboring footman, Elijah Boyer, compete against each other for a place of honor during the annual community appreciation event hosted by their wealthy employers.
Unexpected Holiday Blessings
Finding twin five-year-old boys on his doorstep isn’t the first surprise Reverend Benjamin Lahaye has faced lately. Emery Wilkes, the new schoolteacher the town has hired, turns out to be a very pretty woman—not the man they’d been expecting. And though the twins and Emmy are only boarding with Ben until Christmas, the arrangement feels all too natural.
Emmy has moved to Minnesota to put loss behind her. Marriage would mean forsaking her position and her purpose, and Ben is an honorable man who understands her refusal to wed. But as he gets closer to tracking down the little boys’ father, Emmy realizes just how much she wants their sweet temporary family to become permanent.
An Unexpected Partnership
After arriving in Minnesota Territory with her sisters to claim their late father’s hotel, Elizabeth Bell is shocked to learn her inheritance comes with a handsome co-owner. After too long working for a domineering boss, Elizabeth yearns to be in control—of the hotel and her life. But Jude Allen won’t sell his share, and Elizabeth refuses to leave.
Rescuing soiled doves and giving them hotel jobs is Jude’s way of redeeming his past. He’s counting on rough frontier life driving his new business partner away before she learns the scandalous truth and demands he stop his mission. But he may have underestimated Elizabeth…and the power of love to turn a complication into a bright new beginning.
Abram Cooper has ten months to turn rough Minnesota country into a vibrant town, or his sister-in-law will take his three sons back to Iowa with his blessing. Until then, Charlotte Lee has agreed to keep house and help raise his children as part of their bargain. But can the single father fulfill Charlotte's requirements in time to make sure that she and his boys don't leave—and take his heart with them? Charlotte is convinced that the wilderness is no place to raise her nephews. But as she watches the community slowly develop, she sees that Abram just might be able to make it blossom. With three little matchmakers bringing her and Abram together, Little Falls could become not just a flourishing town, but the perfect home for their patchwork family.
Matchmaking with a Mission
Practical, steady, levelheaded: all qualities single father Dr. John Orton expects in both a governess and a wife. But his children's temporary governess Miss Marjorie Maren seems set on finding him an impractical woman to love…despite his plans of marrying solely for convenience. Nothing could be more exasperating to the handsome widower—except his increasing interest in Marjorie.
Vivacious and fun-loving: that's the kind of bride the reserved doctor needs. Before Marjorie leaves to pursue her acting dreams, she intends to match him with a suitable wife candidate. Yet growing affection for her four charges and their dashing father has awakened a new hope—that she might be his perfect bride. But can she convince her employer to take a chance on love and claim real happiness before it slips away?
Seven brothers must marry within 1874 or lose their inheritance.
Meet the seven Hart brothers of the 7-Heart ranch in central Texas. Each man is content in his independent life, without the responsibilities of a wife and children—until their father decides 1874 will be the year his grown sons finally marry, or they will be cut from his will. How will each man who values his freedom respond to the ultimatum? Can love develop on a timeline, or will it be sacrificed for the sake of an inheritance?
First Comes Love
As the youngest Hart, Hays has never been first at anything—so he’s determined to be the first to marry. He sets his sights on the new teacher, Miss Emma Longley, but he soon discovers Emma wants nothing to do with marriage, ranching, or Texas and plans to leave Hartville in two short months. Will Hays’ charm be enough to convince her to stay?
No One Is Too Tough to be Loved
Join seven Texas Rangers on the hunt for a menacing gang, who run straight into romances with women who foil their plans for both the job and their futures.
The Ranger's Reward
Texas Ranger, Griffin Sommer stops to check on the young widow, Evelyn Prentis minutes before the Markham gang arrives at her farm needing a place to hide. Griff and Evelyn are forced to pretend they’re married to keep Griff’s identity a secret, but will Evelyn’s young son let the truth out before Griff can bring the gang to justice?
Meet nine men from bygone days who have all the qualities of a true hero and who all the single ladies wish to court—though some are unassuming and overlooked until their worth is revealed. The socialite, the architect, the doctor, the masked vigilante, the missionary, the postmaster, archaeologist, the wealthy widower, and the heir can have their pick of brides, but which one will they choose?
Join nine brides of convenience on their adventures in a variety of times and settings gone by—from a ranch in California…to the rugged mountains of Colorado…to a steamship on the Mississippi…to the dangerous excitement of the Oregon Trail…into high society of New York City. No matter the time or place, the convenient brides proceed with what must be done, taking nuptials out of necessity. . .and never dreaming that God might take their feeble attempts to secure their futures and turn them into true love stories for His glory.