An idyllic Caribbean vacation turns deadly when hostages are taken at one of Mexico's most popular Mayan ruins. The kidnappers believe the abduction will be a simple way to negotiate the release of a colleague from a Texas prison, but the stakes become much higher when they realize one of their hostages is the daughter of a powerful U.S. Senator and another, an ex-Army Ranger who has no intention of playing by the rules.
Gil Montgomery, a cadet in the Temporal Counseling Program, can't wait to pass her field exam and become a professional time surfer. For her exam, Gil will travel 24 years into the past to counsel 10-year-old Danny Winston before he murders his abusive babysitter, Rick Olsen. Gil's assignment seems simple until her advisor, Dr. William Ableman, learns that Rick is a serial killer targeting Danny's mother. If Gil fails to complete her assignment, it will unleash a Time Tsunami and destroy the timeline.
When researcher Grace Talbot and her team discover a possible solution for weight loss, they become targets of a group dedicated to controlling the multi-billion dollar a year diet-product industry. Her unsanctioned testing methods bring tragedy to the family ranch and the attention of the local sheriff's deputy. With her colleagues either dead, missing, or on the run, she soon realizes she must trust the deputy with her life, but can she trust him with her heart?
Jen, a young widow floundering in the storm of mourning, whose only lifeline is her humdrum job, is tossed into a maze of deceit and intrigue. A coworker named Tom - at the request of her late husband, or so Tom says - kidnaps her and fakes her death to keep her safe from the cartel who he thinks caused her husband's "accident." Together they are thrust into a tempest of danger and deceit where no one is whom they claim to be. The list of people Jen can believe in keeps diminishing.
"POWERFUL MESSAGE AND STORY!"
A heartwarming story about the resilience of true love, inspired by a biblical account of greatness, courage, and foretold prophecy... Princess Michal was the youngest daughter of Saul, the first king of Israel. In an age when fathers arranged marriages, Michal dared to fall in love with a handsome young musician named David, from the little town of Bethlehem. As recounted in the Bible, Michal helped David escape from her insanely jealous father.
"Accurate but poorly recorded."
Molly Hanson knows that the Lord has sent her a good, loving man and that marriage is the next step. But her fiancé won't set a date until he's landed a steady job, and that's not easy in today's economy. Raised by his grandmother, Jack Stewart can't imagine abandoning her. He not only loves his grandmother, he feels responsible for her care now that her health is failing. But if he doesn't find a good-paying job soon, he may be forced to choose between life with Molly and life as a dutiful grandson.
What's worse than being stranded in a small town in northern Wisconsin? Being stranded during the worst winter in recent memory. Claudia Alexander's problems are piling up faster than the snow on Lake Superior's shore. Her noble mission to find the owner of an old pocket watch is complicated by incessant snowstorms, a mysterious vandal and the appearance of an old flame. The local dogcatcher, a blind street preacher and an arthritic bloodhound come to Claudia's aid.
"Winter in the North / a watch that alters time"
Dr. Priscilla Hackling finds herself thrown back into the murder investigation of her fiancé, Trey Whittington. While she was a suspect three years ago, she's now working with the police to find the murderer, Egyptian artifact trafficker Zarka El-Din.
"The tempering agent"
The German Army of World War II rips Karl Von Steuben from his family and privileged life, forcing him to conceal his American sympathies and Jewish heritage. Stripped of every tie to his home country, he determines to escape. As he crawls to the Siegfried Line, only he knows the hiding place of gold ingots melted from the jewelry of death camp prisoners. Wounded after assuming the identity of a fallen American soldier, Karl briefly deceives even himself.
"Well named story"
Maggie arrives at her new teaching job planning to board with a family she's prepared to like. What she isn't ready for is her landlady's brother, Marshall, who seems to hate her on sight. She is captivated by Ellen's six-year-old daughter, Emma, who is having identity problems facing the arrival of a new baby in the family. When Ellen goes into labor in the middle of a storm, Maggie must face her fears for Ellen's sake. Along the way she helps a family grow closer, but what about her hopes for the future?
An intricate tale of love and renewal.... Psychologist Lenora Lawrence lingers in a coma after being shot by a sniper as a web of intrigue unravels around her. Her redemptive work with society's ex-convicts and her personal counseling with vulnerable women has created many enemies in the resort town of Lake Geneva, WI. Lenora's colleague and good friend, Jennifer Trevor, intends to see that Lenora's sniper is brought to justice, even if it means making deadly enemies herself.
Ashley Moore's life forever changed the day her mother died, and she was sent to live with relatives. Now, 10 years later, Ashley returns home, hoping to connect with her estranged father. When she learns he's decided to reopen the family's Christmas lodge for the upcoming holiday season, Ashley volunteers to help. While cleaning, she discovers her mother's journal detailing the last month of her life. Will the book hold the answer as to why her dad sent her away?
"Christmas Journal and Christmas Lodge.."
Widow Celina Innes, a dress shop owner in the small 1886 mining town of Aspen, Colorado, struggles to run her shop and live down her late husband’s bad choices for the sake of her four-year old daughter, Keena. She made the mistake of following after one man’s dream of striking it rich and has sworn not to do it again. Co-owner of Toussaint’s General Store, Mikel, watches this proud woman run a successful business but wishes he could make her life a little easier.
Danica Bennett isn't sure what she hates more...her job or the fact that she's good at it. As one of the many Hollywood paparazzi, she lives her life incognito and sneaks around trying to get the best shot of the latest star. When she is mistaken for an extra on a new, up-and-coming TV show, her own star rises, and she becomes the one in the photographs. Add that to the fact that she's falling for her co-star, Eliot Lane, and Danica is in a whole heap of trouble.
"Turnaround in Fair Play"
The massacre of an unarmed South American village, the destruction of one of the greatest manmade wonders of the world, and multiple museum thefts ignite a desperate scramble to locate a deadly group of terrorists. An international team led by ruggedly handsome but emotionally scarred CIA agent Cash Luker scours the globe in an attempt to keep ahead of those striving to bring 13 mythical relics together.
Maddie Smart is at a crossroads. Her job and her relationship have both suddenly ended. On the advice of a friend, she flies to a northern fishing lodge to recoup and plan her next move. Here she meets fishermen who don't fish, a policeman who does, a man who says he's seen Sasquatch, and a lodge owner who sets her pulses racing.
For her next mission to Earth, the Superiors assign Sarah a challenging assignment. She is to spur a romantic relationship between Karen Newton and Jeremy Spencer--through the Internet! The dyslexic angel has managed to unite couples previously, but computers perplex her. Since the couple knows each other through their work at a Houston oil company, why must she use those irksome gadgets to trigger a romance? After all, she is known in the Heavenlies as "Little Miss Goof Up."
"Heaven Help the Performance"
She decided long ago to be called Susan, not exactly the name her parents had given her, but the one she'd chosen... When she first opens her dream shop, Susie's Flowers, on a cold February morning, a new chapter in her life begins. She doesn't anticipate it will include meeting the most eligible bachelor in tiny Winton Springs. Then Ben Turner, the new minister at North Point, walks into Susan's shop to order flowers for the Easter service, and decides to ask her for help.
Agent Brooke Hudson's faith is shaken when she's obligated to arrest a child as an illegal immigrant on the Texas-Mexican border. Though tempted to resign, she decides to try reassignment instead. After a violent, passionate outburst against the perpetrator of a mass murder, troubled Agent Darien McKee is forced to transfer. Will he be able to handle his new position? Brooke and Darien are assigned partners.
Unloved and unemployed. That's Elaine Svoboda, after she's sacked, then flees across country to her boyfriend who drops her flat. Teetering on the abyss of disaster, she calls an old friend who invites her to a tiny mountain town with fresh prospects. There she meets rugged, hunky Joe Richter-Leon, mayor of Falling Rock. Maybe he can help her find a job. Maybe they can become friends, even share romance. Sparks fly immediately, but major obstacles make a new life on the ashes of the old appear impossible.