Newlyweds Cheney Duvall and Shiloh Irons-Winslow are enjoying an idyllic honeymoon aboard a ship in the West Indies. But when a fierce storm interrupts their carefree days, Cheney and Shiloh find themselves on a small island facing a mysterious illness. Quarantining the island and the ship's crew, Cheney and Shiloh work themselves to exhaustion as they care for those infected with the highly contagious disease. When Cheney collapses, Shiloh fears the worst. Has their love overcome all odds only to be tragically cut short? Since his plot to ruin Cheney was exposed, Bain Winslow has fled New York and is now the owner of a large spice plantation on the same island where Cheney and Shiloh are caring for the plague victims! Discovering the island has been quarantined, Bain rages against Cheney and Shiloh, refusing any attempt at reconciliation. Will Bain ever accept Shiloh as the legitimate heir to the Winslow fortune?
- Author:Morris, LynnSummary:
- Author:Logan, Laurel Oke, Oke, JanetteSummary:
As a young girl, Lillian Walsh lost both her parents and a younger sister. Now in her twenties, after enduring the death of her adoptive mother, Lillian must find her place in the world. Just as her adoptive father is leaving for an extended trip to his native Wales, a lawyer appears at the door to inform Lillian that she has inherited a small estate from her birth parents-and that the sister she had long believed dead is likely alive. When she discovers that her sister Grace is living in a city not far away, Lillian rushes to a reunion, fearful that the years of separation will make it hard to reconnect. When the two sisters meet, Grace is not at all what Lillian expected to find. Even though her circumstances have been difficult, Grace has big dreams. Can Lillian set aside her own plans to join her sister in an adventure that will surely change them both?
- Author:Solomon, Rachel LynnSummary:
"A dizzying, intimate romance." — Kirkus Reviews (starred review) "Funny, tender, and romantic." — Publishers Weekly (starred review) The Hating Game meets Nick and Norah's Infinite Playlist by way of Morgan Matson in this unforgettable romantic comedy about two rival overachievers whose relationship completely transforms over the course of twenty-four hours. Today, she hates him. It's the last day of senior year. Rowan Roth and Neil McNair have been bitter rivals for all of high school, clashing on test scores, student council elections, and even gym class pull-up contests. While Rowan, who secretly wants to write romance novels, is anxious about the future, she'd love to beat her infuriating nemesis one last time. Tonight, she puts up with him. When Neil is named valedictorian, Rowan has only one chance at victory: Howl, a senior class game that takes them all over Seattle, a farewell tour of the city she loves. But after learning a group of seniors is out to get them, she and Neil reluctantly decide to team up until they're the last players left—and then they'll destroy each other. As Rowan spends more time with Neil, she realizes he's much more than the awkward linguistics nerd she's sparred with for the past four years. And, perhaps, this boy she claims to despise might actually be the boy of her dreams. Tomorrow...maybe she's already fallen for him.
- Author:Martin, CharlesSummary:
Modern cowboy Tyler Steele must raise his son, Brodie, save his ranch, and rebuild his life after his wife leaves him for being emotionally distant and ultimately learns that being a man means confronting your true weaknesses.
- Author:Santur, Hassan GhediSummary:
The Youth of God tells the story of Nuur, a sensitive and religious seventeen-year-old Somali-Canadian boy who becomes radicalized by the teachings of Imam Yusuf at the local mosque in a neighbourhood in Toronto called Dixon that has become synonymous with crime, unemployment, and the broken dreams of many Somali immigrants. Trying to rescue Nuur from Islamic radicalism is his Somali biology teacher, Mr Ilmi. Through the story of this one boy, the novel dramatizes the struggle for the soul of Islam.
- Author:Kruger, C. BaxterSummary:
Young's novel, The Shack, has been embraced by Christians worldwide. Kruger explores this story of a man lifted from the depths of despair through his life-altering encounter with God, and guides readers into a deeper understanding of the core message of the novel: God is love.
- Author:Gray, Shelley ShepardSummary:
Edmund is a good man, and will make a decent husband, just not for Leona. The more time she spends with him and his overbearing ways, the less she wants to be his wife. But when a chance encounter with a wayward cat brings her face-to-face with a handsome, fun-loving Amish man named Zachary Kauffman, Leona's faced with two vastly different futures.
- Author:Adams, AlinaSummary:
Spanning nearly a century, from 1930s Siberia to contemporary Brighton Beach, this family saga centers on three generations of women in one Russian Jewish family, each striving to break free of fate and history, each yearning for love and personal fulfillment, and how the consequences of their choices ripple through time.
- Author:Martin, CharlesSummary:
Flying together on a storm-ravaged night, a gifted surgeon facing a painful separation from his wife and a young magazine writer on her way to her wedding are plunged into a life-and-death ordeal. As the days turn into weeks on the unforgiving mountain, the two heal from their physical wounds even as they are forced to confront surprising and painful truths about their lives.
- Author:Meads, KatSummary:
Hang onto your hats, ladies and gents, you're about to meet some folks you won't soon forget, even if you want to. Kat Meads's hilarious and hair-raising tale of Kitty Duncan's reckless and willful descent into perdition is an irresistible one. She's like some exhilarated musician who has found a mighty new instrument, and blasts one amazing and unexpected chord after another, alarming us with her narrative bravado and enchanting us with her strange and haunting melody"-John Dufresne. Taut, incisive, and sardonic, crisp yet droll, Kat Meads's quirky fiction has an open-door policy allowing emotion, pathos and drama to come inside, to visit for a while, to watch from the sidelines, or put their hands around your throat.
- Author:Ripplinger, HenrySummary:
Henry and Jenny are married after years apart and the only thing that could make them happier would be to have a child, but Jenny age and the fact her body was ravage by cancer is working against her wish.
- Author:Martin, CharlesSummary:
A sleepy rural town in South Carolina. The end of summer and a baby about to be born. But in the midst of hope and celebration comes unexpected tragedy, and Dylan Styles must come to terms with how much he's lost. Will the music of his heart be stilled forever--or will he choose to dance with life once more, in spite of sorrow and heartbreak? The Dead Don't Dance is a bittersweet yet triumphant love story--a tale of one man's spiritual journey through the darkness of despair and into the light of hope.
- Author:Lewis, C. S.Summary:
This definitive collection of short fiction explores enduring spiritual and science fiction themes such as space, time, reality, fantasy, God, and the fate of humankind.
- Author:Henry, KatieSummary:
Ellis Kimball is prepared for every way the world could end. What she doesn't expect is meeting Hannah Marks, the only girl who knows how it's going to happen. Despite Ellis's anxiety, the two girls become fast friends. But time is ticking down, and as Ellis tries to help Hannah decipher the details of her doomsday premonition, their search for answers only raises more questions. When does it happen? Who will believe them? How do you prepare for the end of the world when it feels like your life is just getting started?
- Author:Kertes, JosephSummary:
How can you say goodbye forever when you've left an important secret unspoken? "I'll tell you what I'm going to do," Zoltan said. "When I die, I'll leave my luck to you." Zoltan Beck is dying. His devoted but long-suffering sons, Ben and Frank, are trying to prepare themselves and their families for Zoltan's eventual departure...but they can't quite bring themselves to believe that the end is really at hand, and neither can Zoltan himself. The head of a family marked by war and tragedy for decades, he "can't stand to be in a room with a miserable person" and has done his best to keep the pain of his refugee past from his beloved children. But as he faces the end of his life, he discovers a heartbreaking secret from the War that will ultimately bring the family together—or irrevocably disrupt it. Set in both mid-20th century Hungary and contemporary Toronto, this is a deeply moving novel that revels in the energy of its extraordinary characters. It is the story of lost love and newfound connections, of a father and his sons desperately reaching out to bridge an ever-widening gap...even as their time together ebbs away.
- Author:Morris, Lynn, Morris, GilbertSummary:
The most compelling Cheney Duvall novel yet! Cheney and Dr. Walker Baird, her colleague from St. Francis Hospital in San Francisco, arrive in Hawaii to try to convince Shiloh Irons to return with them. Though Shiloh believes the Winslows might be his long-lost family, Cheney has discovered some disturbing facts about Bain Winslow and has traveled all this way to warn her friend. She and Walker set out to help Shiloh unravel the mysteries that seemingly surround the Winslows' determination to drive him from the island. But with a valuable fish compass and tapestry stolen, the only tangible clues to Shilohs origins, will he ever learn his true identity? Caught between the river of lava creeping toward the beach and the waters teeming with frenzied sharks and poisonous Portuguese man-of-war, Cheney must make the most difficult decision of her life. Will Shiloh return in time to rescue them from the fiery destruction spewing from Haleakala?
- Author:Morris, LynnSummary:
Cheney Duvall travels from New Orleans to San Francisco, escorted by Shiloh Irons. In the St. Francis de Yerba Buena Hospital, Dr. Baird and most of the others treat her with respect, but she finds some of the medical personnel are doubtful of her character, her intent, and her skill. She must prove herself and assert her authority again and again. Outside the hospital walls, San Francisco teems with brothels, criminal gangs, and poverty-stricken vagrants and immigrants. The hospital has decreed that none of these people will receive treatment, and when Cheney fights to combat these prejudices, she finds that the only support she can count on is from Shiloh Irons. But when catastrophe suddenly strikes, even Cheney finds that none of her medical education has prepared her for an overwhelming disaster.
- Author:Morris, LynnSummary:
In this final installment of the Cheney Duvall series, the day that Cheney has both feared and hoped for arrives: Shiloh proposes. Her answer, however, can only be a refusal. Shiloh is not a believer, and he grows bitter over her rejection. Cheney, meanwhile, is devastated that she has allowed herself to fall so fully in love with him. The two are "wavering, driven with the wind". When they arrive in New York, the couple discovers that close friends are having second thoughts about their own marriage. Like Cheney and Shiloh, they struggle to solve their problems. A revengeful plan that could ruin Cheneys reputation and medical practice is the final trial that draw them into the arms of the Lord.
- Author:Lund, Gerald N.Summary:
A dramatic account of Christ's ministry, as seen through the eyes of those who would follow him. In Come Unto Me, volume 2 of the bestselling series The Kingdom and the Crown, Simeon of Capernaum wrestles with how to undo the damage wrought by his reluctant conversion to a man called Jesus of Nazareth. His determination to follow the teachings of the Master has cost the life of one friend and sent three others to a Roman prison to await execution. How can he stay true to the teachings of Jesus, which require that he love his enemies, and yet deliver the friends who face death because of him? A similar dilemma faces Miriam of Jerusalem. Her father, along with the other leaders of the powerful Sanhedrin, are determined to stamp out the growing popularity of this itinerant preacher from Nazareth. But Miriam too has found Jesus to be far more than a mere man, and this poses a terrible choice for her - will she follow family or faith? From the Galilee to Jerusalem to the great city of Rome, Come Unto Me continues the story of the people whose lives are forever changed by the teachings of a simple carpenter from Nazareth. Award-winning author Gerald N. Lund masterfully blends the biblical account of the greatest story ever told with unforgettable fictional characters in this dramatic epic.
- Author:Miller, EmmaSummary:
After a sudden heartbreaking loss, young widow Abigail Stolz must somehow help her troubled son adjust-even if it means working with Jamie's stern schoolmaster, Ethan Miller. Much to her surprise, Ethan is actually a sensitive man who is also grieving-and lonely. But will family duty and the past keep them from a chance at happiness together?