Maggie’s Story: Sweet Historical Christian Western Romance (Mail Order Brides of Black Horse Mesa Book 2) by Patricia PacJac Carroll

Margaret “Maggie” Fitzgerald is not going to wind up like a dried up old spinster. She agrees to an ad for a mail order bride and leaves for Thornton, Texas. Tom Logan doesn’t ever want to get married. Never. He wants to keep his freedom. And then there are the haunting images of the Indian raid and his mother’s lifeless body. He’s not about to love a woman and risk losing her in such a way.

Author: Patricia PacJac Carroll

Rating: Rating: 5.00 / 5
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Landry’s Back in Town (Rocky Ridge Romance Book 1) by Margery Scott

This is a sweet historical western romanceA wrongly-convicted manA wrongly-convicted manLandry Mitchell made a mistake returning to his home town when he was released from prison. The residents of Rocky Ridge, Colorado aren’t the forgive-and-forget type. Now all he wants is to be left alone.A woman who needs to be neededOlivia Harding learned the hard way that her worth is measured only by what she does for others. Now, she spends her days caring for orphaned children and those less fortunate than herself.Olivia is determined to help Landry to rebuild his life, whether he likes it or not. He doesn’t. And he sure doesn’t like the way he’s starting to care about Olivia. He can’t offer her a future when he doesn’t have one himself.As their feelings for each other grow, Landry starts to believe they might have a future together.Then trouble comes back to town …

Author: Margery Scott

Rating: Rating: 4.60 / 5
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Was I Right?: Abridged Edition by Mrs. O. F. Walton

May Lindsay and her young stepsister Maggie are left penniless and homeless when their father the local doctor dies. Maggie can go to live with her three maiden aunts, but May at the age of nineteen is faced with a choice. Should she take the position of companion to a girl she doesn’t know, who lives some distance away, or accept a proposal of marriage from the man who has been her friend since they were small children?

May Lindsay makes her decision, but it is not long before she wonders if she has done the right thing.

This is a story of life in Victorian England as May, who has led a sheltered life, is pushed out into a much bigger world than she has previously known. She soon encounters titled families, and is taken on a tour of the Holy Land which occupies much of the story.

Two men seem to be a big disappointment to May Lindsay. Will her Christian faith hold strong in these troubles? Was she right in the decision she made before leaving home?

Chris Wright is the author of over thirty books, starting with young fiction for an English Christian publisher in 1966. He has written both fiction and non-fiction, mostly with a Christian theme, for a variety of publishers. Chris is married with three grownup children, and lives in the West Country of England where he is a home group leader with his local church.

Author: Mrs. O. F. Walton

Rating: Rating: 5.00 / 5
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Jubilee of Jubilees: A Glimpse into History’s Years of Favor (The Trumpet Never Rests) by M. RUSSO

Your spirit will exult, smile, and soar with the lyrical visionary saga “Jubilee of Jubilees” that unveils a hidden tapestry of interwoven events over past centuries. Years of Jubilee, the infrequent sabbatical year in the Judeo-Christian tradition, supply the framework to reveal the hidden beauty of special lives. With both heart-wrenching poignancy and humor, Russo’s unique and strong voice journeys the reader with Francis of Assisi to Rome on pilgrimage the early 13th century for the beginnings of a radical new way of life. Russo subsequently engages us through the centruries of Jubilee to see the magnificence of the tapestry’s pattern through vignettes in France, Italy, Portugal, Poland, and Israel; culminating in an unexpected event during the Great Jubilee Year of 2000 in Rome. Combining history and the deepest yearnings of hope, “Jubilee of Jubilees” is a spring in the wilderness and required reading for anyone that wants to understand why Pope Francis will open the door to a new Year of Jubilee on December 8th of 2015.

“Jubilee of Jubilees” is essential reading for armchair pilgrims unable to travel for physical or economic reasons.

Author: M. RUSSO

Rating: Rating: 5.00 / 5
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A Season of Change: (A Time For Every Season Book One) by Lori Redula

The saga of an American family!A Time for Every Season is a series that follows the lives of the Ramsey family through the tumultuous years of the Civil War. Fall in love with Alec and Kathleen and their 6 children as they face hardships and triumphs while trusting in the sovereignty of God.A Season of Change (Book One):* Kathleen Ramsey’s eldest son, Eric, has just graduated from the United States Military Academy at West Point. While home on leave, he receives word that he’s been assigned to Fort Moultrie in South Carolina. The news devastates Kathleen, forcing her to relive the painful memories of the day she fled her childhood home in Charleston over 20 years ago. When Eric expresses his desire to meet the grandparents he has never known, Kathleen is faced with an even greater dilemma. Will she deny his request, choosing to cling to her fears and resentments of the past? Or will she recognize the sovereign hand of her loving Heavenly Father faithfully guiding her son’s every step?* Sean Donnelly has been estranged from his family for 13 years when a run-in with the law reunites him with his brother-in-law, Chicago police detective Neal Ramsey. Sean is given two choices: cooperate with the authorities to bring down the mastermind behind a rash of train robberies, or face prison time. What will he decide?* Dr. Alec Ramsey’s skills as a physician are put to the test when a devastating epidemic invades the small farming community of Baxter, Pennsylvania where the Ramsey family resides. His fight to save lives becomes personal when someone very close to his eldest daughter, Kirsten, falls ill. A quarantine and a shortage of quinine add to the challenges that Alec and his new assistant, Dr. Carter Buchanan, face. How many of Baxter’s citizens will still be among the living by the time the epidemic comes to an end?Note: A Time for Every Season is a series. Each book follows right on the heels of the one before it, so they are best read in order.Warning: This series is addicting!

Author: Lori Redula

Rating: Rating: 5.00 / 5
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Words Left Unsaid: A Taboo Historical Romance by Elizabeth McGlone

A chance meeting and an act of kindness lead to forbidden love in an adventure that takes Keenan and Gwendolyn Murphy from post-revolutionary Boston to the Kentucky frontier.
Raised by cruel grandparents in Ireland, Keenan Murphy arrives in Boston searching for the father he never knew. On a deserted country road he meets a young woman and feels the instant spark of attraction. He steals a kiss and loses his heart, only to discover that she is his half- sister, Gwendolyn. Despite honorable intentions and the love of a new family, Keenan is unable to forget the magic of that first encounter even as he works to become a successful farmer.
Gwendolyn Murphy has never lacked for suitors, but she is in love with the one man she can never have. She tries to deny her feelings and make a respectable match, only to be brutalized in an attack that destroys her innocence. Keenan’s defense of Gwen places the family in peril, and they are forced to flee the comforts of Boston and find refuge on the Kentucky frontier. A series of heartbreaking deaths leave Keenan and Gwen alone as they struggle to establish a homestead on the edge of a vast wilderness. After their home is attacked by a gang of thugs bent on revenge, they uncover a shocking family secret that reveals the truth of Gwen’s paternity and frees them to begin a life together.

Author: Elizabeth McGlone

Rating: Rating: 4.80 / 5
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Westburn Blues by Jim Ellis

Dante Rinaldi is born to Italian immigrants in the West of Scotland. Stranded by World War Two in Italy during a summer with his grandfather, Dante grows roots in his family’s rural homeland and, as a young adult, identifies with a band of mountain partisans fighting the fascists.Young love delayed and the Rinaldis’ struggles in post-war Scotland carry Dante into the life of Chris McCoull: a neglected adolescent who finds his calling and romance while working for a Greek-owned shipping line.Carefully researched and historically detailed, Westburn Blues is a rendering of the Scottish-Italian experience and filled with a cast of colorful characters… from sympathetic to truly evil.

Author: Jim Ellis

Rating: Rating: 5.00 / 5
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Hidden by Kevin Farran

A possibility… could you be harboring an inner sociopath? What influences our choices, our tendencies? Is it in our genetic nature or is it nurtured in our environment?The Führer and his love were often separated as the war began to turn against the Nazis, not seeing each other for months. During this time Eva Braun’s child could have been born at the Berchtesgaden. Whisked away by the midwife, he was raised by another of the Braun sisters, long before Eva and her beloved Führer ended their brief marriage.Years later the truth stumbles into the open inspiring skinhead Nazi radicals and ultra right Jewish gangs to pursue their sociopathic prize. Would you not be shocked to find out, YOU are that prize, that target? As their target, how will you react – if you knew your history?

Author: Kevin Farran

Rating: Rating: 5.00 / 5
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