Dr. Callie Layman isn't looking forward to going home to White Pine Lake, Michigan. She isn't looking forward to taking over as the physician in charge of the community clinic after only recently becoming a doctor. She isn't looking forward to facing her new stepmother, stepsiblings or the changes in her relationship with her father. And she certainly isn't looking forward to going head-to-head with Zach Gibson, the handsome former combat medic who's been running the clinic and will now be her assistant.
And yet the community needs her expertise. Her family needs her to help them heal. And, she learns, so does Zach. Callie decides she has to try to help them, but ultimately can she be everything they need her to be?
Riverbend…home of the River Rats—a group of small-town sons and daughters who've been friends since high school. The River Rats are all grown up now. Living their lives and learning that some days are good and some days aren't—and that you can get through anything as long as you have your friends.
Mitch Sterling has a lot on his plate. He owns a hardware store that's competing with a big national chain. He's taking care of his elderly grandfather—though Granddad might argue about that—and he's a single father to a young child. On top of that, he's just met a very pregnant, very stranded, very single woman who needs a friend. And if Mitch is honest with himself, he'll admit that he wants to be more than her friend.…
Welcome to Twin Oaks—the new B and B in Cooper's Corner. Some come for pleasure, others for passion—and one to set things straight…
Check-in: Radio talk show host Emma Hart thought Twin Oaks was supposed to be a friendly inn, but fellow guest Blake Weston sure was grumpy! Blake had planned to buy an old farmhouse just outside Cooper's Corner—flee the rat race and propose to his girlfriend…until he'd caught her in bed with the real-estate agent.
Checkout: That real-estate agent was none other than Emma's soon-to-be fiancé! Blake and Emma turned to each other for support—and comforting hugs quickly turned to passionate embraces. But fate wasn't through with them yet. A shocking turn of events was about to deepen their newfound love…forever.
COOPER'S CORNER continues with My Christmas Cowboy by Kate Hoffmann
So why did Nate feel as if he was at the center of an out-of-control storm? Sarah. Here on his doorstep. The last person he'd ever expected to see was his ex-wife—with a child, no less. And then to hear her say those four incredible words, "Will you marry me?"
But Sarah has to have a life-threatening operation and there's no one to care for little Matty but her. And that's why Nate grudgingly agrees to go along with her plan. Against his better judgment.
After all, what happens if Sarah survives?
When Lana Lord received the parcel containing a tattered teddy bear, three tiny hand-knit sweaters and an unsigned letter, she knew it was from the mother who had given her and her siblings up for adoption twenty-five years ago. But Lana claimed no interest in who her mother was or why she had waited until now to contact her...until she met Dylan Van Zandt. Dylan's struggle to raise a child who wasn't his own made Lana realize that love's choices aren't always easy.
At first Jacob wants nothing to do with the mysterious woman. But before long, Katie accomplishes what no one had thought possible—she breaks through Jacob's grief, giving him back his joy for life.
But how long will she stay? Katie is obviously running away from someone, though she won't say who. Whatever happens, Jacob vows to keep her and Kyle safe with him—at least until Christmas.
Judson's trial is over, but the question remains: Who killed Margaret Ingalls? The answer lies buried deep in her daughter Alyssa's memory.… Join the residents of Tyler as they piece together the forty-year-old secret of America's favorite hometown.
HAUNTED BY DREAMS…Alyssa Baron's sleep is filled with jumbled images of the night her mother died. But during the day, she's busy sparring with Edward Wocheck, who's intent on buying out the family business.
AND A MAN WHO NEVER FORGOT HEREdward has loved Alyssa since they were children. He's determined to put an end to her tortured dreams. And then—business differences or no—he intends to win her heart.
A lonely young preacher, newly widowed, befriends him, risking Tyler's disapproval and her place at the head of the pulpit.
An explosive fire throws Tyler into turmoil. All fingers point to the stranger, and Reverend Sarah is torn. She's given him room and board…but an alibi? Does she have enough faith to confront the inevitable scandal?
Sometimes love isn't enough….
When Lieutenant Leah Gentry—nurse and soldier—goes overseas as part of a team providing medical care for those in need, she knows she's in for long days and hard work. What she doesn't expect is to fall for Dr. Adam Sauder—or to become pregnant with his child.
Adam thinks Leah might be able to save him from his haunting past. But he has nothing to give her—not even his love. Still, when the mission is over and he discovers that Leah's in danger of losing their baby, he leaves his job to come to Kentucky.
Adam would like to be a husband to Leah and a father to the baby, but he can't forget his past. He knows he should go but he desperately wants to stay….
Jake Walthers is a hardworking man.
When he's not farming, his hands are full just taking care of his three young children. He doesn't have time for anything else…certainly not love.
Until he meets his new neighbor. Allison Martin is beautiful, smart and too "big city" for his liking. But his kids think she's great. And after an accident leaves him in need of help, she's the only one he can turn to.
Jake doesn't mean to fall for Allison. Heck, he doesn't even want to. But when he does, he learns that Allison has her own reasons for not getting involved….
Togetherness would tempt fate, but they have no choice. Only as man and wife can they bring two orphans from a war-torn country to the safety of Tyler.
But complications arise, some old, some new. And falling in love with the kids—and each other—has never been part of the plan.
Hugh Damon is convinced that Faith's daughter is actually his sister Beth's missing baby. Just after Beth gave birth she was in a terrible car accident that caused her to lose her memory. Her newborn infant was never found.
Faith, widowed just before the birth, has told everyone she delivered her daughter at home during a devastating storm. Since she was alone, there's no one to confirm—or deny—her story. But there are too many coincidences to allow Hugh to believe her—as much as he finds himself wanting to.
He has to admit that Faith is a great mother and that his teenage sister is in no shape to care for a child, but he still wants to know the truth. It's the only thing that might save his sister's sanity….
A sister can be a woman's closest friend
A golden wedding usually means a family celebration. But the Hardaway sisters drifted apart years ago. And each has her own reason for wanting no part of a family reunion. As plans for the party proceed, tensions mount, until it even begins to look as if their parents' marriage might fall apart before the big event. Can the daughters put aside old hurts and betrayals—for the sake of the family?
The story comes full circle in this exciting conclusion to the Sisters trilogy
Megan Hardaway Carson had given up hope of ever seeing her son—or her husband, Noah—again. The child was kidnapped by a stranger twelve years ago, and Megan's marriage couldn't withstand the loss. Now a teenager has shown up, looking for the parents he barely remembers. Parents who still love him…and each other.
Megan and Noah Carson are given an unexpected chance to resume their marriage. Just in time for the Hardaways' golden anniversary—a celebration of family and enduring love.
He was used to danger. He was a risk taker, a man who put his life on the line for a cause. Kara Hartman had been widowed by one such man. She would never get involved with another.
But as a strange odyssey threw them together, she began to care for Nick more than she'd expected—or wanted to. And once they were home, back in their respective worlds, she found she had one more tie to this man she wished she could forget. She was having his baby….
It wasn't beginning to look a lot like Christmas
At least not for Ellie Lawrence and her family of two—soon to be three—kids. A fire destroyed their home in North Star, Michigan, and most of their possessions. They'd have lost the family dog, too, if Ben MacAllister hadn't come along in time.
Ben's Christmas isn't looking a whole lot brighter. On leave of absence from the Ohio State Highway Patrol, he's being stalked by a teenager with vengeance on his mind.
But, as Ellie and Ben discover, Christmas and babies come whether we're ready or not. And so does love!
For generations, couples have been coming to Eternity, Massachusetts, to exchange wedding vows. Legend has it that those married in Eternity's chapel are destined for a lifetime of happiness. And the townsfolk are more than willing to help keep the legend intact.
Eternity…where dreams can come true.
Bronwyn Powell is an expert on weddings. For years she's helped couples plan their big day—taking care of all the details and ironing out last-minute problems. She's held the hands of countless brides—and quite a few grooms—when wedding jitters threatened to overcome them.
Now it's time to plan her own. Everybody in Eternity knows that Bronwyn and Ryan Mears—the prospective groom—belong together. But only Bronwyn knows why she can't set the date.
Four years ago in the final round of the Masters Tournament, pro golfer Eric Lashman walked off the green--and away from professional sports forever. After years of cultivating privacy and anonymity, he never imagined that he'd be teaching golf, let alone aboard a cruise ship. When Lola recognizes him, she sees an opportunity for a career-making expos?. But their developing attraction may force her to make a choice: write a news story or live a love story.