New Arrivals - Romance
Pilots Jude and Lyyndy Whetstone are thinking of giving up the flying life and return to their Amish community in Lancaster County. When their adult daughter Becky finds romance with young Moses Yoder, they decide to stay, until Jude is asked to train fighter pilots for the new Army Air Forces in Oahu. The call to serve country prevails and the family settles in Hawaii shortly before the bombing of Pearl Harbor. Becky had begun a new romance with a pilot and when he is called to the fight, she wonders if God would be so cruel as to snatch love from her a second time.
When a jilted girlfriend meets a reluctant crown prince, they discover the power of God's love to heal hearts and change a nation.
"In a room with no windows on the coast of Africa, an Englishman, James More, is held captive by jihadist fighters. Posing as a water expert to report on al-Qaeda activity in the area, he now faces extreme privation, mock executions, and forced marches through the arid badlands of Somalia. Thousands of miles away on the Greenland Sea, Danielle Flinders, a biomathematician, half-French, half-Australian, prepares to dive in a submersible to the ocean floor. She is obsessed with the life that multiplies in the darkness of the lowest strata of water. In their confines they are drawn back to the Christmas of the previous year, and to a French hotel on the Atlantic coast, where a chance encounter on the beach led to an intense and enduring romance"--P.  of cover.
"Rebecca James was once revered for her devil-may-care attitude and backcountry survival skills. But ever since she lost her partner in a fatal accident, patches of her memory have been missing. And until she can recall those final, tragic moments before the accident, she can't move on. Since Marcus Landers was permanently injured during a mission, all his energies have been focused on his Lifeline team. When Becki-whom he had an intense affair with seven years ago-arrives in Banff, he's inspired to reignite the spark they once had."--P.  of cover.
Wendy, a changeling troll princess, returns to her rightful home, a frightening, beautiful world where she discovers her new powers, fights enemies who want to use her abilities for evil, and struggles with romantic decisions.
Roman Keim just wants a break from the family drama at his snowy Ohio home when he heads to an Amish snowbird community in Florida. There he meets Amanda Yoder and her daughter Regina who soon are warming his heart. But will Roman return to Ohio or will he stay and help the young widow embrace a second chance at love?
Katie Raber's journey of discovery continues after her mamm's marriage to Jesse Mast. Jesse's oldest daughter, Mabel, refuses to accept Katie, creating conflict at home. When a secret donor pays for an opportunity for Katie to travel with her Mennonite friends to Europe to explore the roots of the faith, she can't believe how much she is being blessed. But will she make sense of her world when it all comes crashing down in the aftermath of the worst betrayal she can imagine?
Kacey makes a deal with millionaire Jake Titus in hopes of putting her past behind her, but she doesn't count on Jake's older brother Travis being present to witness their farce of an engagement. One thing is for certain: One brother is right for her and one is in a league with the devil.
"Connor, chieftain of the MacDonalds of Sleat, holds the fate of his people in his hands. Rival clans are plotting to take over his lands, and duty determines whom he will fight, trust . . . even marry. Seeking guidance, Connor turns to Ilysa, a young lass with the gift of foresight, who reveals an approaching danger-and a passion that burns only for him. But the warrior must make a powerful marriage alliance, and Ilysa's bloodline is far too humble. With her powers to heal and see evil where others cannot, beautiful Ilysa dresses plainly, speaks softly, and loves her chieftain from afar. Yet when Connor finally stokes the embers of desire that have so long burned within her, Ilysa feels bliss unlike any she's ever known. Now as he is forced to place duty before happiness, Ilysa senses Connor is in grave peril. Can she find a way to prove she is the woman he needs by his side?"--P.  of cover.
Traveling alone to London, Frances Hadley, disguising herself as a man, has to share a room at the inn with Jack Valentine, third son of the famous Duchess of Love, who is on the run from his mother's matchmaking melodrama.
"Miss Minerva Lane is a quiet, bespectled wallflower, and she wants to keep it that way. After all, the last time she was the center of attention, it ended badly--so badly that she changed her name to escape her scandalous past. Wallflowers may not be the prettiest of blooms, but at least they don't get trampled. So when a handsome duke comes to town, the last thing she wants is his attention. But that's precisely what she gets. Because Robert Blaisdell, the Duke of Clermont, is not fooled. When Minnie figures out what he's up to, he realizes there is more to her than her spectacles and her quiet ways. And he's determined to lay her every secret bare before she can discover his. But this time, one shy miss may prove to be more than his match"--P.  of cover.
"After finding God and falling in love, life is good for Dr. Jennifer O'Malley. But can her faith--and her family--survive the challenges ahead?"--Provided by publisher.
Darbury, England, 1814. Amelia Barrett, heiress to an estate nestled in the English moors, defies family expectations and promises to raise her dying friend's baby. She'll risk everything to keep her word -- even to the point of proposing to Graham, the child's father -- a sea captain she's never met.
"When local heiress Lily Rose mistakes gambler Grant Diamond for the missionary she had asked for, Grant takes the opportunity to hide from the law, but with the Pinkertons closing in, the new life he's built may soon crumple like a house of cards"-- Provided by publisher.
When she inherits her estranged father's ranch, Meg Stanford, determined to face down the ghosts of her past, finds safety in the arms of her neighbor, sexy veterinarian Jake Conway, after a series of break-ins have her fearing for her life.
Disgraced by her past employer, young governess Kate Walcott owes her loyalty to the only woman willing to hire her: the sought-after courtesan Mrs. Georgette Lawson. Georgette entrusts Kate with the care of her unruly children, and the writing of her shocking memoirs, which detail her affairs with famous gentlemen, including the rakehell who promised to marry her, then ruined her.
The story of a famous mystery writer, recently widowed and still devastated by his wife's death, and his lively and beautiful young assistant. As the assistant rekindles the writer's penchant for excitement and passion, the two are drawn to the mysteries presented by a legendary ghost story that still haunts the small North Carolina town where they live.
In Cornwall in 1911, young lady's maid Effie Pengelly assists the charming Constable Dawes with his murder investigation and develops a relationship with him that may be doomed owing to their differing social positions.
Party girl Marianna Coltari is an unmated pureblood Amoveo who wants nothing to do with the ongoing war that took her father?s life and continues to consume her brother, Dante?s. But when she is targeted by one of the clans, she has little choice but to run and hide in a cabin with Pete Castro, a retired cop from her brother?s security firm. There, Pete and Marianna explore an intensifying attraction between them until danger is at the door and there?s no escape.
"After watching her beloved sister, Sophia, pine over the ton's golden boy for years, Miss Julia St. Claire has foresworn love and put herself firmly on the shelf. Unfortunately, her social-climbing mother and debt-ridden father have other ideas, and jump at the chance to marry Julia off to the newly named Earl of Clivesden, the man of Sophia's dreams. Since resigning his cavalry commission, Benedict Revelstoke has spent his time in London avoiding the marriage mart. But when he discovers that the Earl of Clivesden has his sights set on Julia, Benedict tries to protect his childhood best friend from the man's advances--only to discover that more than friendship is driving his desire to defend her. He surprises them both with the force of his feelings, but when Julia refuses him, and her father announces her betrothal, Benedict fears he's lost her forever--until Julia approaches him with a shocking scheme that will ruin her for all respectable society and lead them into an exquisite world of forbidden pleasures."--P.  of cover.
"After Queenie Wake is dismissed from her restaurant job, she returns to North Star to cook meals for death row inmates. Hopeful that the bad memories of her late mother and promiscuous sister (now the mother of the captain of the high school football team) have been forgotten by the locals, Queenie discovers that some people can't be forgotten--heartbreaker Everett Coburn--her old high-school sweetheart. When secrets from the past emerge, will Queenie be able to stick by her family or will she leave home again?"--P.  of cover.
When Sophy goes to stay with her cousins in Berkeley Square, she finds them in a sad tangle of affairs--some romantic and others of a more pecuniary nature. Perhaps the Grand Sophy has arrived just in time to save them.
When two distant sisters are reunited in their hometown one summer, they are forced to come to grips with mistakes from their past and learn how to forgive, let go, move on--and love again.
"From the moment rancher Jack Turner rescues Jenna Caldwell Merrick, he is determined to help her. Soon, he is doing more than tend her wounds; he is mending her heart. Jenna is a woman on the run--hunted down by her ex-husband, David Merrick, from the day she left him, taking part of his company with her, to the second she finds herself in the safety of Jack's ranch. More than just a haven, Jack's offering the love, family, and home she thought were out of reach. Jack's support will give Jenna the strength she needs to reclaim her life. The hunted will become the hunter, while David gets what he deserves, when they have an explosive confrontation in the boardroom of Merrick International. But not before Jack and Jenna enter into a fight...for their lives."--P.  of cover.