Posted: 06 Mar 2014 05:25 AM PST
by Harry Kraus
Their Messages - From Beyond the Grave - Might Destroy Him
They hover between life and death, their hearts stopped on the surgery table. And the messages Dr. Jace Rawlings’ open-heart surgery patients bring back from beyond the grave cannot be ignored. For they predict the deaths of people around him, and point a finger of suspicion straight at him.
It thrusts Jace into a firestorm of controversy and danger. A maelstrom blown by the darker winds of political intrigue and spiritual warfare....
Life is harsh in the Allegheny Mountains, particularly for five young people on their own. As murder, blackmail and greed swirl around them, these lifelong friends manage to build a family.
Johnstown gathers to watch the annual Decoration Day Parade, with no idea that the mighty South Fork Dam is about to collapse, that their lives are hours away from imploding.
Based on a true story, Bitter Friday tells the story of how Johnstown, Pennsylvania was crushed by tragedy and how ordinary people worked mightily to find their way back home....
The engaging village of Candlewood in 1840s New York provides a glimpse into the past that will inspire and uplift today's readers. Fifty-one-year-old Emma Garrett runs Hill House, a boardinghouse on a hill at the edge of town. Emma ministers to her guests, both the transient and those who call Hill House home.
Gifted with an uncanny ability to see the unique strengths of her guests, Emma serves and challenges them with homespun wisdom and absolute faith in God. When eighty-year-old Widow Leonard shows up at Hill House to escape a....
Leah Miller is living her dream come true as she invests in a newly restored diner that caters to locals rather than tourists. Can Jonah Byler convince this shy, quiet young woman that she should leave her adoring fans and cook only for him?
Leah’s sister, Emma, is trying to adapt to married life as New Order Amish along with her husband, James, who gave up his Englischer ways to make Emma his bride. Will his commitment to Emma and to God stand firm when temptations from his past come to call?
American Rayne Evans is on the verge of making it big in Europe’s competitive symphonic metal music scene, when a deranged fan attacks her band at their biggest concert.
She’s forced to hide while she heals in the only safe place: Storm Lake, California, where no one would know to look. But the picturesque lake holds Rayne’s deepest secret, and a different kind of danger from a man she thought she’d never see again. If she’s not careful, she could lose her band, her career, and her life....
Daily Devotions for Lent 2013, written by R. Scott Hurd, a priest of the Archdiocese of Washington, offers simple prayers, a pertinent reflection on the gospel reading for the day, and a specific challenge for ongoing spiritual growth.
As a popular homilist, speaker, and blogger, Hurd is immersed in day-to-day pastoral care and leadership. In these gospel reflections he gracefully draws the cares, concerns, and joys of his fellow Catholics into the larger story of the Lenten readings and provides a simple blueprint for prayer, reflection, and renewal....
Posted: 06 Mar 2014 04:35 AM PST
by Anne Mateer
Rebekah Hendricks dreams of a life far beyond her family's farm in Oklahoma, and when dashing aviator Arthur Samson promised adventure in the big city, she is quick to believe he's the man she's meant to marry. While she waits for the Great War to end and Arthur to return to her so they can pursue all their plans, her mother's sister falls ill. Rebekah seizes the opportunity to travel to Texas to care for Aunt Adabelle, seeing this chance to be closer to Arthur's training camp as God's approval of her plans.
But the Spanish flu epidemic changes everything.....
Lily Franklin is being followed. At first she believes it’s coincidence that the mysterious boy shows up wherever she goes. Soon his presence becomes unsettling, and then frightening. But not until she confronts him in the middle of her English class does she realize how much trouble she’s in. As it turns out, Lily is the only one who can see him. Confined to a mental hospital for observation, Lily struggles to hold on to what’s real while her sister, best friend, and boyfriend walk away....
Gretchen Kohler is an Amana storekeeper's daughter with a secret passion for writing. But artistic pursuits are frowned upon in her conservative Amana village, so she confines her poems and stories to her journals, letting only close friends read them. When a young reporter comes into her store, she believes she's found a kindred spirit.
She shares a few of her stories with him only to have her trust betrayed in the worst of ways, resulting in trouble for her entire community....
Two estranged sisters, one a rare book dealer, the other a cattle rancher, meet again after fifteen years.
Christy Williams finally has her life on track. She’s putting her past behind her and working hard to build a career as an antiquarian book buyer. She could never imagine that a stolen first edition of "For Whom the Bell Tolls" would lead her back to the sister she abandoned fifteen years ago. With her life in danger, can May’s Triple Cross Ranch be the safe haven Christy’s searching for? Will the sisters realize before it’s too late that each possesses what the other desperately needs?
Paige Woodward is a woman without choices. Her destitute mother's only hope for a cure isn't covered by insurance. When a dream opportunity arises at a brand-new pharmacy, Paige is willing to keep quiet about her past to make sure she lands the job.
For Clarissa Richardson, the dream of running her own pharmacy comes to a screeching halt when her grandfather hires a too-perfect new girl who seems to be hiding something. How far will they go to protect their dreams for tomorrow?...
The Power of Staying Positive Collection, 4 book bundle is a collection containing four inspiring works that will build your faith and encourage you to expect victory over every challenge. The set contains the following:
(1)I Might Bend But God Won't Let Me Break
(2) My personal testimony, Oh God Please Help Me
(3) 51 Ways to Love Your Enemies
(4) Positive Thoughts for a Positive Attitude