When Todd travels to Virginia to bring his widowed mother to his Texas farm, illness alters his plan. Maggie makes a living by selling soaps and perfumes, using old family recipes. Marriage is the farthest thing from her mind—until Todd shows up on her porch, seeking help for his ailing mother. Maggie’s heart skips a beat. And when the handsome Texan proposes to her, life suddenly begins to change for the dark-haired beauty.
Having endured a grueling voyage from the British Islands, Mariam arrives at the Chance brothers' ranch expecting to help her sister care for two children and six men. But Miriam is shocked to learn that her sister has died and her two nieces have been neglected. When the Chance brothers order Miriam to take the next ship back to her home, she digs in her heels.
"An easy listen"
Cathy Marie Hake, best-selling author of Fancy Pants, delivers a poignant romance set in 1891 Texas. Miss Hope Ladley believes God wants her to cook and clean for grieving widower Jacob Stauffer. But when Jacob hires the cheerful dynamo, he can't imagine the profound effect she'll have on his frightened sister, his motherless daughter, and on his own tender heart - or how much they'll all miss her if she leaves.
"ive listened twice"
Seeking a brighter future, Millie books passage to New York aboard the Opportunity. When a widower scours the ship for a suitable nanny, he selects Millie from the crowds in steerage. He is standoffish at first, but soon Millie's tireless devotion to his motherless toddler begins to win him over.
Inspirational Readers Choice winner Cathy Marie Hake whisks listeners away to 1890s Texas where the townsfolk of Gooding are shocked their new doctor is a woman. The men vow to boycott the lady doctor and send her packing. But when her medical skill saves a blacksmith’s life, he feels obliged to shield her from threats to her person and practice. And despite their initial clashes, the determined doctor and her outspoken guardian soon forge a surprising bond.
"my fave author"
When good-natured but accident-prone Ruth Caldwell moves from the East to California, she finds adventure, love, and God's protection from peril.
Cathy Marie Hake is author of over 30 Christian romances and has won many honors, including the Inspirational Readers Choice award.
Inspirational Readers Choice Award winner Cathy Marie Hake, CBA best-selling author of Bittersweet,/i>, blends wholesome humor and timeless truth into historical novels that ring with authenticity. When 17-year-old Lady Sydney Hathwell arrives in 1890 New York City, she never imagines she'll soon be galloping about the Wild West, unchaperoned - and dressed as a man.
"intertaining great story a classic"
Although Laney's been sweet on Galen for a while, he's always considered her his best friend's tag-along sister. But when Galen finally sees Laney as the wife of his dreams, a vile lie shatters his hopes and a leveled shotgun repays his kindness - on the very day he plans to pop the question.
"Bittersweet by Cathy Marie Hake"
Like a dandelion in the wind, Hope Ladley blows from one farm to the next, helping cook for the field hands during the harvest. Illiterate and often twisting cliches and Bible verses into mind-boggling observations, Hope leaves widower Jakob Stauffer baffled by her unconventional ways. But her sunny disposition and unstinting love make changes of a different kind around the place.
"a great read"