On a tragic night, photographer Emma St. James lost not only her vision, but her memory. The police believed she'd witnessed her beloved brother's murder, but her mind refused to remember. She was lost and alone, until a stranger reached out with a touch she couldn't see.
Rev. Colin Fitzpatrick would never forget the moment he saw Emma's lovely face just seconds before she ran out in front of his car. She'd been fleeing something—or someone—but she was his responsibility now. But with the killers desperate to if nd Emma, it would take divine intervention to keep them both alive.
When the stalker is found, they begin to explore the deeper feelings they have for each other, only to have a more sinister threat come between them. Will Allie be able to save Remy before he dies at the hand of a maniac?
The Power of Love
When Rebecca Michaels returns to her mother's home with her troubled son and special needs baby, she feels certain that God has abandoned her. Then Officer Gabriel Stone steps in with his firm hand, solid faith and a heart that needs healing…
The Courage to Dream
Returning to her Southern roots is a bitter journey—one chef Rachel Peters hopes to make brief, after collecting two younger siblings. But old flame Michael Hunter is determined to reunite her with the place, the faith…and the love she left behind.
Christmas bells ring with danger in these suspenseful holiday stories
Merry Mayhem by Margaret Daley
When single mom Annie Coleman unexpectedly arrives in Christmas, Oklahoma, police chief Caleb Jackson suspects she's hiding secrets. He'll be watching her closely. And his protection is just what Annie and her daughter need, as danger has followed them to their new home.
Yule Die by Debby Giusti
It's hardly a happy holiday for medical researcher Callie Evans…until she discovers her ailing patient is her long-lost brother. And he's being watched by undercover police officer Joe Petrecelli. When the trio is abducted by a cadre of bad guys, Joe and Callie will have to fight to keep her brother—and themselves—alive.
A senseless tragedy had shattered Tess Morgan's dreams of a family of her own, and even shaken her faith. But now a very special man, single father Peter MacPherson, wanted to help her find her way home—if only she had the courage to love again.
A bachelor auction was the only way Sadie Spender could get close to a millionaire to ask for a charity donation. But one "date" with Andrew Knight—seemingly so cold, yet truly so caring—showed her that this man could offer her far more than mere money.
"I'll arrest you."
So threatens the tribal chief of police if Kit Sinclair dares enter Desolation Canyon alone. Hawke Lonechief insists it's too dangerous. He lost his wife to the treacherous canyon. He knows the ancient ruins Kit seeks aren't worth her life. But Kit is sure all that hiking and searching will help put her traumatic past behind her. When she risks Hawke's wrath by going alone, he finally agrees to lead her. On his terms. Impossible. Because someone else is following their every move. Watching them grow closer to danger with every step…
Fresh from her grandfather's funeral, Maggie Somers was shocked to fi nd his home—all she had left of him—ransacked. What wasn't so shocking was that a Collier stood among the wreckage. Maggie had grown up hearing all about the Collier clan—liars and thieves who couldn't be trusted. Yet Zach Collier asked Maggie to have faith in him, to put their feud and their families' to rest. His grandfather had also recently passed away. Zach was sure the man—like Maggie's grandfather—had been murdered for something hidden among his possessions. Something Zach and Maggie had to uncover before they became targets.
Homeschooling his daughter is new to devoted single father Ian Ferguson. To ensure his child gets a good education, the busy CPA hires a temporary tutor. Twenty-three-year-old college student Alexa Michaels is too young—and too pretty—to be right for the job. Yet his daughter is coming out of her shell and learning. Still, Ian is traditional, and sweet Alexa—who graduated from the school of hard knocks—is challenging some of his old-school ways. Can this dad learn some valuable lessons about love, family and faith from the least likely teacher?
A Christmas Conundrum
Women, Dr. Jacob Hartman knew, were a mystery. Take the first time he met social worker Hannah Smith at the Stone Refuge home for foster children. The woman stared him down as if he'd come at her with castor oil. Why? His past was full of heavy-duty heartache, but he was positive they'd never met. And as a former foster child himself, Jacob was deeply touched by how much she cared about the kids at the home, how loving she was—to everyone but him. Which was where, he figured, the mistletoe came in!
Ten years ago Jordan Masterson left her hometown heartbroken—and pregnant. Now, yearning for connection with her family, the single mother returns to Tallgrass, Oklahoma. But she's shocked to find her son's father—unaware he has a child—a vital part of the community. Zachary Rutgers owns the ranch that the local homeschoolers use for riding and recreation. Which means little Nicholas, Jordan and Zachary will be spending a lot of time together. Jordan must tell Zachary the truth about their son—and ask for answers herself. Hoping the heart of her cowboy will still be hers for the taking.
When her DEA agent husband’s plane went down, Zoey Witherspoon thought her life was over. But with two kids to care for, and another on the way, she moved back home to Sweetwater to be closer to friends and family. Two years later, her world is turned upside down: her husband is alive! Amnesia-stricken Dane isn’t exactly the same person he’d been, but neither is Zoey. She refuses to return to the fractured marriage they’d shared, yet moving forward is a scary prospect. Will a second chance at happiness make all her dreams come true?
Originally published in 2006
After raising her three siblings, high school teacher Beth Coleman is finally, at thirty-eight, responsible for herself alone. With her nurturing nature, she loved caring for her family, but now she can travel, see the world. Her only decision? Where to go. Yet as Beth ponders South America as her first stop, a troubled teen walks into her classroom, and with her, a single dad—a handsome, kind, caring man to boot. Though Beth tries to deny it, Samuel Morgan and his ready-made family begin to win her heart. South America awaits, but so does Samuel...and the new family she wonders if she’s willing to risk losing.
Originally published in 2005
He came to Sweetwater to repay a debt. Chance Taylor didn’t expect to have feelings for his new landlady, Tanya Bolton. He can see newly widowed Tanya works hard to put the pieces of her world back together, caring for her wheelchair-bound daughter and taking a job at the local bank.Chance’s arrival interrupts Tanya’s routine...and brings unexpected happiness to her life. But the secret obligation he struggles with means Chance could lose Tanya—and his chance for a fresh start—forever
Originally published in 2006
Young widow Jesse Bradshaw is content to be a loving mother to her son, a devoted granddaughter, a doll maker and the keeper of a gaggle of pets. She can’t imagine having anything more in her already crowded life—until jaded Nick Blackburn and his daughter move in next door. Cindy needs a mother’s love, something the wealthy businessman can’t provide for his precious child. Jesse tries to use her matchmaking skills to find a suitable wife for the workaholic widower, but what can she do when she realizes she is Nick’s perfect match?
Originally published in 2005
Firefighter Liam McGregory is used to staring down fivealarm fires—but becoming a father to his two little nieces has him sending out a call for help. When the girls return a lost pup to its beautiful owner, Liam thinks widow Sarah Blackburn is just the person he needs—or who the children need. He's promised to never marry again. ' Sarah takes his deal: she'll watch his kids and he'll watch her menagerie of pets—but the new father is off-limits. But two determined little matchmakers can be hard to resist when they need a mom to make one big happy family…
As a firefighter, Joshua Markham is used to taking risks. So when unexplained fires start disrupting the quiet town of Sweetwater, he’s prepared to stop them— whatever it takes. What he isn’t prepared for is Darcy O’Brien, the beautiful woman he finds trying to save horses as her family’s barn smolders. After a recent relationship filled with heartache, Joshua isn’t ready for the protective feelings Darcy and her young son evokes in him. Joshua isn’t willing to take risks when it comes to love. But he is a man of faith. Could it be mere coincidence that he’s pulled this remarkable woman from a burning barn…and into his life?
Originally published in 2004
Someone’s after wealthy Texan Slade Caulder’s daughter. Desperate to keep her safe while he determines the motive, the widowed father hires a bodyguard for Abbey. A female bodyguard, with the training to protect the girl—and an understanding of a willful teenager who keeps trying to outsmart her. Elizabeth Walker is the perfect combination of caring and toughness for her job. But as the holidays approach, the stalker’s threats escalate. And Slade finds himself willing to risk everything to keep his Christmas bodyguard by his side…forever.
Originally published in 2010
Being a bodyguard is Kyra Morgan’s business. Even though she’s on vacation, she can’t refuse a request from childhood friend and neighbor Michael Hunt. Michael’s sister Amy ran away after witnessing a murder. Michael needs Kyra’s help to find her and keep her safe. Yet as Kyra and Michael follow the trail along the Florida coast, their search grows more dangerous by the day. Terrorists are at work, and the stakes are perilously high. It will take everything they have—including trust they’re both reluctant to give—to escape the Everglades alive…
Originally published in 2011
Book 3 in Guardians, Inc.
Sarah St. John, an FBI profiler, finally returns home after fifteen years for her niece’s wedding. But in less than a day, Sarah’s world is shattered when her niece is kidnapped the night before her vows. Sarah can’t shake the feeling her own highly personal reason for leaving Hunter Davis at the altar is now playing out again in this nightmarish scene with her niece.
Sarah has to work with Detective Hunter Davis, her ex-fiancé, to find her niece before the young woman becomes the latest victim of a serial killer. Sarah must relive part of her past in order to ensure there is a future for her niece and herself. Can Sarah and Hunter overcome their painful past and work together before the killer strikes again?
Widow Rebecca Howard runs a successful store chain that is being targeted during the holiday season. Detective Alex Kincaid, best friends with Rebecca’s twin brother, is investigating the hacking of the store’s computer system. When the attacks become personal, Alex must find the assailant before Rebecca, the woman he’s falling in love with, is murdered.