Anna's first visit to Carlton Heath in England was last May, for the wedding of her cousin Ian to Miranda. The beautiful event ended with a dance under the stars and Anna receiving an unexpected kiss from Peter, the groomsman who caught her eye and now holds her heart. Now, at the invitation of family and friends, Anna is returning to Carlton Heath for Christmas. She has Peter's recent email to fill her with assurance that he's looking forward to seeing her again as well.
Miranda Carson can't wait to return to England for Christmas and to be with her boyfriend, Ian. She has spent a lifetime yearning for a place to call home, and she's sure Carlton Heath will be it, especially when a hinted-at engagement ring slips into the conversation. But Miranda's high hopes for a jolly Christmas with the small circle of people she has come to love are toppled when Ian's father is hospitalized and the matriarch of the Whitcombe family withholds her blessing from Miranda.
In Finding Father Christmas, Miranda Carson's search for her father takes a turn she never expected, and she finds herself in London with only a few feeble clues to who he might be. Unexpectedly welcomed into a family that doesn't recognize her, and whom she's quickly coming to love, she faces a terrible decision. Should she reveal her true identity and destroy their idyllic image of her father? Or should she carry the truth home with her to San Francisco and remain alone in this world?
Sharon has lived calmly in Chinook Springs, Washington, her entire life. All that changes when her best friend of twenty years, Penny, takes an impulsive trip to seek out her only living relatives in Finland, and brings Sharon with her.
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Robin Jones Gunn reveals poignant truths from her life as well as from the lives of women in the Bible as she flips the notion that we are at the mercy of circumstances. She asks, what if God has dreams for you? What if he is accomplishing those dreams in the midst of shattered hopes? When life doesn’t go as expected, it’s easy to feel like a victim. We look at the events that have gone wrong and view our lives as impaired. What if we could see our future as God sees it?
The sisterchicks are surprised to learn that they have inherited their uncle's beachfront cottage in Mexico. Leaving their homes in chilly Canada, they soon find themselves cruising to the sunny south, where the path to their inheritance is strewn with unexpected blessings.
As she heads toward college graduation, Katie’s life begins to change and she must decide what to hold on to and what to let go of. The second book in the Katie Weldon series renews the bond between Katie, Christy, Todd, and Rick as they embrace adulthood.
Two 40-something friends have traveled to Paris for one whirlwind week. They will discover many unexpected blessings in the City of Lights....Robin Jones Gunn has entertained and inspired millions of readers with the lively Sisterchicks series. Each book carries fans to beautiful places and into gratifying spiritual adventures.
Natalie comes to Mrs. Rosey Posey's house when her friends go to a movie that Natalie's parents won't let her see. Mrs. Rosey Posey gives Natalie a treat and lets her choose which plate she'd like to eat it on. Mrs. Rosey Posey tells her a story about a special china plate that sets itself apart for a visiting king.
Sisterchicks Down Under transports listeners to New Zealand, where an American finds her world turned upside-down. Kathleen and her husband, Tony, have lived in suburban California for years. When Tony is offered a three-month filming job in Wellington, New Zealand, the couple looks forward to the move. But Kathleen is depressed by their tiny rental apartment in Wellington. Being alone each day while Tony works disheartens her even more. What she needs is a sisterchick.
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When Carolyn’s grown daughter tells her she needs to “get a life,” Carolyn decides it’s time to step out of her familiar routine as a single woman in San Francisco and escape to her mother’s home in the Canary Islands. Since Carolyn’s mother is celebrating her seventieth birthday, the timing of Carolyn’s visit makes for a perfect surprise. The surprise, however, is on Carolyn when she sees Bryan Spencer, her high school summer love.
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The first book in the Katie Weldon Series, Peculiar Treasures follows Katie as she struggles to believe that God can love her, faults and all. Katie turns to the women in her life as she tries to figure out her relationship with her boyfriend, but even their advice can’t postpone the decision that will define the woman she’s becoming.
Acclaimed for her beloved Sisterchicks novels, multiple Christy Award winner Robin Jones Gunn launches the Hideaway series with this poignant tale. Expecting to enjoy her empty nest years, Carissa suddenly loses her job. To make matters worse, her husband’s burgeoning counseling business now requires him to spend three nights a week away from home. Feeling alone and unloved, she takes advantage of an unusual Maui vacation opportunity to sort out her life.
In this eighth adventure, abnormal medical test results send Summer Finley flying to the Netherlands—while she can—to fulfill her dream of meeting Noelle Van Zandt, her pen pal since fourth grade. As the sisterchicks float down an Amsterdam canal, visit Corrie ten Boom’s hiding place, sip Dutch chocolate in Delft, and bob happily through a sea of spring-fresh tulips, they begin to experience God’s healing touch.
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Middle-aged divorcee Jenna has received an incredible offer. A friend who directs an international mission wants to send her to Venice for one week to cook for a mission leaders' retreat. Jenna isn't a great cook, so she brings along Sue, her culinary sister-in-law.
Travel to sunny Hawaii with two prayer pals who have planned the vacation of their lives. Verses from the Scriptures add lively psalms of praise that echo the sisterchicks' tropical adventures - and surprises.
Mrs. Rosey-Posey's birthday is a great occasion for a parade and a feast. But when Mrs. Rosey Posey puts out a tempting birthday cake full of wonderful treats, can Sarah follow Mrs. Rosey Posey's rule about not touching? Children here learn a personal lesson about repentance and trust.
The third book in the Katie Weldon Series takes Katie through her last semester in college. As Katie ponders life after graduation, shes asking serious questions about her future. Will it be with Rick? And what about her growing friendship with Eli? And most important of all, is she really serious about her relationship with God?
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In this story, Mrs. Rosey Posey slips the Ross, Jacob, and Adam a treasure map while they are playing pirates in her tree house. Their rollicking treasure hunt brings surprises and a lesson about a special treasure. Children love playing at Mrs. Rosey Posey's house because she is always ready for an adventure.
Mrs. Rosey Posey is an eccentric grandmotherly character created by bestselling author Robin Jones Gunn. Mrs. Rosey Posey tells stories to the neighborhood children and teaches them how God loves and cares for them. Rachel spends each day caring for a baby bird while listening to clues given by Mrs. Rosey Posey.