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When Enemies Offend Thee

A provocative thriller. Recently widowed, Clementine returns to her hometown looking for comfort and peace. Instead, she is assaulted. Her determination to make her attacker pay for what he's done drives her to walk a fine, dangerous line between vengeance and justice.

For Better, For Worse

Is America at war? A national election is dividing the country, the city of Cherish, and Loving the Lord Community Church into splintered factions. In this fourth book of the series, Pastor Maggie must marshal all the patience and fortitude she can to hold the vision of a harmonious and loving society.

Girls from Centro

North of the Mexican border, survival has a price. Two women a generation apart find that a border fence and bone-littered desert are the least of what separates Sonora from Arizona. A richly textured, multi-layered story of depravity, family bonds, and sacrifice for women who dare to dream of life beyond borders.

In Those Glory Days of Elvis

What if you traded your identity and couldn't get it back? Could you live your life as someone else? After the shocking death of her mother, seventeen-year-old Julie Morgan discovers that she has also lost her home because of a risky identity swap. Designed to save her from shame and disgrace, the "perfect scheme" backfires, forcing her to masquerade as her lookalike, Carmen.

Livestock Man

These poems are love stories. Love stories to the land, to the past, to the present, to the future, to animals, to tracks in the sand, to hidden seep springs in deep canyons, to witches in the night, to wild grapes and longing, to campfires. But more than anything, they are love stories about work.

 
Freefall

The story of four old friends reuniting to contemplate their 60th birthdays turns into a marvelous, magical mystery tour with plenty of surprises and laughs along the way. An enchanting exploration of aging, art, philosophy, feminism, and motherhood, written with style and a heavy dose of humor. A Divine Comedy, indeed!

Sacred Heart: Valentine, Texas

Is it whispering secrets in Angela Brannon's inner ear? Evidence of the past and whiffs of her future? Is it Kokopelli, the trickster god, playing his flute? Or is it just a coyote howling? She listens for the messages.

To Love and To Cherish

Twenty-six and single, Pastor Maggie has just graduated from seminary and been called to a church in the town of Cherish, Michigan. Idealistic, impetuous, and short on life experience, she jumps in with both feet, only to meet experiences she never dreamed of—and a touch of romance.

For Richer For Poorer

For Pastor Maggie, life isn't always easy. Adjusting to her new marriage while caring for her flock keeps her on her toes. Things get more complicated as she prepares them for the coming holidays—AND a two-week mission trip to Ghana, Africa, where she will find her spiritual beliefs threatened.

Christmas in Cahokia

After uncovering a mysterious urn of ashes, then discovering she was adopted, Ceci Lupo sets off on a journey to investigate her ancestry. Along her quest, an undiscovered murder triggers a re-thinking of her life. How much of her past can be trusted? And who is she, really?

 
By the Fright of the Silvery Moon

Ned McNeil is haunted by a nightmare that wakes her in the middle of the night, leaving her gasping for breath. A dog—or is it a wolf?—howling in her yard under the brilliant autumn moon sends chills down her spine. Get ready for a page turner; a cozy mystery with an extra shiver that just may keep you up at night, even when the moon isn't full!

In Those Dazzling Days of Elvis

A secret rules her life. In the days when Elvis Presley dazzled the nation, his "good luck charm," Julie Morgan, makes a serious mistake in a bungled attempt to cope with her broken home and bolster her self-esteem. Can you ever hide from the truth?

Holy Water

Water and love are the sources of life, but what happens when the wells run dry? Enthralled by a charismatic corporate lawyer, college student Tulah finds herself entangled in a water-rights conspiracy. But soon the water source for her family's winery in Texas is in grave jeopardy.

To Have and to Hold

Pastor Maggie of Loving the Lord Church has finally gained the trust of her congregation, but they will all be tested when the church comes under attack through malicious break-ins and vandalism. Can she maintain her blossoming romance with dashing Dr. Jack Elliot and support the needs of her flock?

If the Creek Don't Rise

Step into the Deep South and immerse yourself in the lives and hardships, hopes and dreams, of folk who have nothing but grit—and sometimes love—as their currency. Called "The Voice of the South," award-winning author Nancy Hartney bares the souls and stories of this haunting mileau.

 
A Lovely Murder

The emotional toll following the murder of her fiancé morphs to guilt and then anger as reporter Danni "Deadline" Edens learns the killer was really aiming for her, trying to punish her for a past mistake. Will she learn who the murderer is before he can take his final revenge on her?

Lone Star Christmas

As December 25th nears, San Antonio prepares with twinkling lights, riverboat caroling, and frosty nights. But Maria, seven months pregnant, abandoned, and losing hope, encounters a darker force in the air. Will this Christmas be a celebration of life for Maria—or a deadly failure?

Mojo for Murder

Do you believe in magic? On the South Side of Chicago, a murderer lies in wait for Bertie Bigelow. To solve this case, she's going to need all the mojo she can get. Will Bertie get her mojo working?

Grave Heritage

During a violent thunderstorm, there is a murder. When a friend becomes the second victim, local sleuth Darcy Campbell is drawn into the investigation. Danger is closer to Darcy and her mother than either suspects. As the river floods, it seems the whole world has turned on them.

Worth Forgiving

Can prejudice and mistrust threaten an ex-con drug addict's new beginning? After spending three years in a Texas prison on drug charges, Katie Smith is released to rebuild her life. She could use a friend, but her past choices threaten to doom her to continued failure.

 
Surface and Shadow

What are you willing to risk to break free?
Smothered by her husband's expectations and the rigid gender roles of the 1970s, Lydia Colton sees a chance to rediscover and unfetter herself—if only she can find out the truth about a wealthy man's suspicious death.

In Those First Bright Days of Elvis

Growing up isn't easy in El Dorado, Arkansas, in 1955. When Julie meets the young Elvis Presley, he becomes a driving force in her pursuit of love and self-worth.
Keenan masterfully weaves a story of human anguish and betrayal, love and loss, and shows how small choices can change one's life forever.

The Canyon House

When ten-year-old Poppy encounters a peculiar family in the canyon, she becomes entangled in the darkness abiding there and faces a deadly decision.

Angels from Ashes

True love is like a ghost. Many believe in it, but few encounter it. Chloe Clark stumbles on both but, burned by romance and riddled with low self-esteem, she's unable to recognize true love when it finds her.

Belize Navidad

When widow Nettie "Ned" McNeil returns to her hometown of Ednalee, Oklahoma, she finds her uncle lying in a pool of blood. Obsessed, she risks her own life pursuing the killer who will stop at nothing to hide a deadly secret.

 
Christmas in Catalonia

On an obligatory walk along Spain's Camino de Santiago before her marriage day, Gwen Alton's trek becomes a life-changing journey through ghosts, fear, and hope, and the beginning of a life-long pilgrimage.

Magnetic and Main

It's hard to get on with your life when you're already dead. Life is still life, and love is still love. But was Penny's existence really perfect, or was it something else entirely?

Fighting For Her Life

By Detective David Williams

What To Do When Someone You Know Is Being Abused

Fling

"Both hilarious and touching, the madcap journey of an aging mother and her adult daughter from cold Protestant Canada into the hallucinogenic heart of Mexico's magic, where the past literally comes to life. Every page is a surprise . . . A scintillating read." Lewis Buzbee

Waiting for Paint to Dry

Matty Bell lives in a safe, self-made, monochromatic life of work-eat-sleep-survive. It's easier to run and hide than deal with the pain she's suffered since being raped. But what about love?

 
Melody for Murder

~A Bertie Bigelow Mystery~
On the South Side of Chicago, one sour note can lead to murder.
When the choir director's date is shot to death, Bertie must find the judge's killer—or become the next victim.

Summer of '58

How long can you keep a secret to protect someone you love? Forever? That's what Angela Garrett promised the man in the dark.

Sacred Gift

Everyone is gifted, but some never open their package. What do you do when you find out your adopted daughter, Angela, is talking to ghosts . . . and one of them is your mother who died before Angela was born?

Worth Her Weight

How can a woman who gives to everyone but herself accept God's love and healing when she believes she's fat, unworthy, and unfixable?

The Story Is the Thing

The old cowboy is gone, but he left his story behind. It is a story of love, loss and life lessons, of confession and absolution, a story of poetry and rescue, a story of loneliness and a story of coming together.

 
Belize Navidad

Follow your star or follow the crowd? Belize Navidad is Christmas magic in a tropical-isle setting. This one warms the heart as it chills the spine, with nods to A Christmas Carol and The Gift of the Magi.

The Cemetery Club

Becoming entangled in a centuries-old legend, being targeted by a group of ruthless men, and discovering a long-lost love were not in Darcy's plans. Fate, however, had other plans for Darcy and Flora.

Grave Shift

Before the long nightmare ended, Darcy would often wish her mother had not opened that letter from an unknown woman, plunging both Darcy and Flora into a tale of an unsolved mystery, a web of secrets, and the discovery of an unsuspected traitor.

Best Left Buried

A contractor finds a mysterious object deep in a hand-dug well and he needs Darcy's help retrieving it. The result is a kidnapping, a stranger's greed, and a brush with death as Darcy and Flora unravel a web of deceit ensnaring their family.

Sacred Choices

An inspirational love story centered on self-growth, Sacred Choices weaves together the lives of three resilient women.

 
The Hunting

Isabelle "Izzy" Lewis is tired of falling in and out of marriage, always putting her faith in the wrong place. But when the top salesperson and single mother of three discovers online dating, her entire life changes. She feels alive again and excited by her eencounters—until her titillation turns to terror.

Winter of Beauty

Auker captures the deepest longings of ranch folk living far from the paved roads, in harmony with the forces of nature, life, and death, under the shadow of The Bride.

Washed in the Water

Best Fiction Book, 2014!
Winner of
the President's Award!

Seven vivid short stories that depict a cast of characters, innocent and evil, each reaching out for redemption. ". . . compelling . . . gritty"

Divine Dining - 365 Devotionals for Health

To the thousands of men and women who suffer from compulsive overeating they can't control . . . 
THERE IS HOPE!

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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