When Jane steps into the old antique store to look at the lovely Christmas Village, she can only dream of living in a wonderful place like that. But when the owner of the store encourages her to make a wish over the village, she is swept away to a place where her dreams can be fulfilled.
When Penny Trent, owner of Cake Time in Harbor Inn Maine, meets Kyle London, a famous writer who has come to close down his grandmother's coffee shop, Just a Cup, there is an immediate attraction between them. Penny, busy cooking for the mayor's Christmas party, the town's annual bake off, and trying to persuade Kyle to keep Just a Cup open, doesn't have time for holiday traditions or to embark on a new relationship, even if it is with the man of her dreams.
When Danny and his little sister are left alone in New York City, he decides to take his sister and ride the Orphan Train out west, hoping to find a new family and a new life.
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 Elsa finds an old snow globe in the attic of the New York City mansion where she works as a cook's assistant, she is magically transported to the quaint Snow Globe Village where she meets the long-lost grandson of her employer and is offered a chance to become a baker and his wife....
When Bonnie Wurthington's step brother gambles her away to Lord Blackstorm and she is sent to his estate to work the fields, Bonnie is confused and worried. But she believes that this is part of God's plan for her life, so she agrees to go. When Lord Rutherford discovers that the Bonnie he won in a late night card game is a lovely and Godly woman and not the "mule" he thought he had won, he realizes that to salvage her reputation he must marry her, but he knows that he isn't the man of God that Bonnie needs.
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?
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
Kelli is a 19-year-old orphan who lives and teaches at a New York orphanage. She is sent west on the Orphan Train to oversee the children. When the train reaches Kansas, the end of the line, and Kelli realizes that she must return to New York, she makes a desperate plea to a golden-bronzed cowboy, asking to fill the place of a mail order bride he advertised for to raise his little girl.
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?
Cat, a 12-year-old, takes on a different cat-sitting job. Each month Cat's teacher teaches the class a different poetry style. In this charming first book, Cat is asked to watch a neighbor's Siamese cat named Percy. Percy is usually the most perfectly behaved cat, but while on duty, Cat notices that Percy is not acting like himself and the destruction he leaves behind makes Cat wonder if she will ever get any mercy. In this book Cat and the listener learn to write a Haiku poem.
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?
Twelve year old Carissa wants to ride horses. When the neighbor gets an abused palomino, Carissa offers to help take care of it. But will her wish come true?
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?
When Princess Hailey sees a thief steal her mother's Royal Ruby necklace, she begins to chase after him. She is surprised when she is magically turned into a pony and is able to canter faster. Will she catch the thief and return the ruby necklace to her mother? Will she be transformed back into a princess or remain a magical pony?
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?