Tricia has been living in the town of Harbor Inn, Maine for less than a year, ever since she discovered her boyfriend was seeing another woman, but she has given up on dating anyone. That is, until Gathe Denver moves back to town and says that he wants to court her. Is courting any different than dating? Can she trust this man with her heart? As Tricia and Gathe participate in all 12 Christmas Cocoa traditions and events around town, will she be able to trust Gathe and find true and lasting love?
When Shera Logan stepped off the train to stretch her legs, she never expected to twist her ankle and be abandoned at a coal stop, 60 miles from the next town. After walking for hours, she realizes that she can go no further, so she lays down in the snow, makes a snow angel, and her most special prayer asking God to either send someone to help her or to take her home. Mathew Tucker, intent on returning to his ranch after a visit to town, never expected to find a woman collapsed in the snow almost frozen to death.
When Mammie announces that Stephen needs to go to town and pick up his mail order bride, he is flabbergasted. Mammie has been writing to Sally Jersey and now expects him to marry her. Stephen has every intention of putting her back on the stage and sending her home, until he sees her lovely face and the nieces and nephews she brought. Will Stephen allow himself to fall in love, or will Sally be given away to the most eligible bachelor in Waterhole, Texas?
When Angelica Cartwright heads to Kentucky to begin her teaching career, she never dreams she will be waylaid in Mistletoe, Kentucky, with a broken foot and cared for by a handsome wood-carver and his daughter. However, she soon finds that Luke Tanner is also carving himself onto her heart
When Rose puts an ad in a western newspaper advertising for a husband she hopes to find a gentle but plain-looking man. After traveling to Prairie City, Iowa, she discovers there has been a mistake in her ad and her intended is expecting something far different than a wife. Will God help Rose find love and discover her own true beauty?
This is a story about Shelby, a girl who grows into womanhood and learns that the church across the river has much more to offer than just the beautiful sound of the ringing bells that her Mamma had loved. As she grows and develops her relationship with Jesus Christ, she is also torn between two young men and the chance to become a teacher. With God's help, she is able to make the decision to follow God's plan for her life.
When four sisters show up in town to fill the position of sheriff, Mark isn't sure what to do. This town is no place for women, especially a green-eyed beauty like Sam. When the town learns that these four woman can outshoot any man around Mark is forced to accept the girls as sheriff, but when one of them is kidnapped and being forced into marriage, will the other girls be able to save her and prove once and for all that they can do the job?
When she arrives and discovers her brother is running the Gold Dust Saloon, she wants to leave, but has no place to go. Then, her brother gets put in jail, and she must run some kind of business to keep him from losing the building. Against the recommendation of handsome Lance Corte, Jennie converts the saloon into a Tea House.
In this novella, Maribelle is asked to leave the orphanage at age 18. She isn't sure where to go or what to do, so she jumps at the chance to ride the Orphan Train and help take care of the 24 children. At the final stop in Missouri, she is once again concerned about her future return to Boston, but when a handsome man asks if he can "adopt" her to help take care of "Connie", she immediately agrees. Will Maribelle, "Belle", find a home and love in Missouri or have to return to the orphan life in Boston?
When Henrietta agrees to become a mail order angel for Benjamin Capel, she moves to Angel Vale Wyoming eager to begin working in the town's eatery. Although happy with her job and attracted to her husband-to-be, she discovers that Benjamin has several secrets. What does he do for a living, why does talking about money upset him so much, and who actually owns the Angel Vale Eatery?
All Holly wants is to join her younger brother in Golden, Colorado with his adopted father for Christmas, so when the opportunity to ride on the Orphan Train arises, she jumps at the chance. However, her unexpected arrival in town right before Christmas is not what Jake Carson had planned for Christmas, but since she is his adopted son Tommy's sister, he feels he must take her in for the holiday. Will Holly find a new home in Golden, Colorado and perhaps a true love by Christmas?
As wealthy debutante Violet Beauchamp travels across country on Route 66, she finds a small dog hurt on the road. Unwilling to leave the dog, she stops at a small Hopi Indian souvenir stand, where she is advised to go to the Holbrook Wigwam Motel. She is also given an enchanted rock, and told that the next man she sees will be the man she marries. When she meets motel clerk Lee, although handsome and kind, she still believes she is destined to marry a wealthy man in California whom she has never met.
When Dale returns to Bandera, Texas for Christmas, all he expects is to spend time with his beloved dog Buck. However, running into Shanna, his high school sweetheart, reminds him of the time he has wasted and all he lost by running away on Christmas Eve nine years earlier. When he discovers that something awful happened to Shanna on the night that he left, Dale is determined to make it up to her, but first he must be able to forgive the way that God has forgiven him.
Relax and listen to this wonderful story about Carol, a waitress at the U-Drop Inn in the historic town of Shamrock Texas on Route 66. All Carol wants is to get out of this town and away from the crazy yearly St. Patrick's Day celebrations. But when good-looking city boy Pete comes to town, yearning to experience a true small-town festival, Carol is only too happy to partner up with him. But as she sees her hometown again, through Pete's gorgeous blue eyes, she realizes that God has placed her in a very special place.