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The Blackout Book Club by Amy Lynn Green

The Blackout Book Club by Amy Lynn Green

When World War II comes to Derby, Maine, wealthy Louise Cavendish decides to close her private town library to open a nursery for the children of factory workers. Avis Montgomery’s reading consists of magazine articles on How to Be the Perfect Housewife, but when her librarian brother goes to war, Avis takes his position. And when Louise unveils her plans to close the library, Avis impulsively founds the Blacko... Read Article
Passages of Hope by Terri J. Haynes

Passages of Hope by Terri J. Haynes

When Gracie McNeil’s beloved Gran dies, Gracie is stunned to inherit the family home in Philadelphia – and her uncle is infuriated that he was bypassed. But this is Gracie’s chance to fulfill her dream of opening a yarn shop – and to overcome her lifelong history of failure. As Gracie is performing renovations on the house, she uncovers a mysterious door leading to a cellar. With the help of C... Read Article
His Delightful Lady Delia by Grace Hitchcock

His Delightful Lady Delia by Grace Hitchcock

Delia Vittoria doesn’t mind being her mother’s understudy at New York’s Academy of Music, but then her mother’s respiratory ailment thrusts Delia onto stage – and into the limelight. The new operatic diva takes New York society by storm, but will her newfound acclaim overcome the stigma of being the daughter of a woman of ill repute and an absent father, a child of divorce? Well-establis... Read Article
Lakeside Retreat by Marci Seither

Lakeside Retreat by Marci Seither

All of the restfulness of a lakeside retreat and none of the mosquitos! There’s nothing like a retreat in nature to refresh you. Getting away from work relieves you of the burden of stress you didn’t realize you carried. Spending time with loved ones reminds you why you love them. Fun activities revive a youthful sense of energy. And best of all, the beauty of God’s creation stirs the heart toward t... Read Article
When Stone Wings Fly by Karen Barnett

When Stone Wings Fly by Karen Barnett

  Kieran Lucas is living untethered. Raised in foster homes, she’s finally connected to her “Granny Mac.” But Granny Mac is slipping into dementia. In her agitation, she relives her past when her mother was killed and the family lost their home in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. If only Kieran could find the little stone bird Granny Mac says is buried on the old homestead. Park histori... Read Article
Shadows in the Mind's Eye by Janyre Tromp

Shadows in the Mind’s Eye by Janyre Tromp

When Samuel Mattas returns home to Arkansas after serving as a sailor in World War II, he only wants to run the family peach orchard and start over with his beloved wife, Annie, and the daughter he’s never met. Annie has been getting by the best she can in Sam’s absence, with welcome help from Sam’s brother and his best friend – and unwelcome help from the father she’s rejected due to hi... Read Article
The Lady of Galway Manor by Jennifer Deibel

The Lady of Galway Manor by Jennifer Deibel

Lady Annabeth De Lacy is thrilled to her father’s new posting in Galway, Ireland, far from the pomp of British court. Using her father’s influence, Anna secures an apprenticeship at a jewelry shop renowned for making the Claddagh Ring, a symbol of love. Stephen Jennings wants nothing more than to leave the family jewelry business and all its nonsense about love and happily ever after. He’s appalled ... Read Article
The Winter Rose by Melanie Dobson

The Winter Rose by Melanie Dobson

During World War II, American Quaker Grace Tonquin works tirelessly to transport Jewish children from Nazi-occupied France over the dangerous Pyrenees into safety, a road ultimately taking Grace and some of the children back to Oregon, the home of her has-been movie star mother – the very place Grace longed to escape. In 2003, Addie Hoult is desperate to help a friend. Charlie has been like a father to her, eve... Read Article
The Lines Between Us by Amy Lynn Green

The Lines Between Us by Amy Lynn Green

When the Japanese attack Pearl Harbor, a budding romance between Dorie Armitage and Gordon Hooper is clipped short as Dorie is appalled by Gordon’s pacifism. Worse, in Dorie’s eyes, Gordon influences her brother Jack into becoming a conscientious objector. Dorie herself enlists in the Women’s Army Corps, even though her penchant for defying rules makes military life rather difficult for her. As cons... Read Article
Yours Is the Night by Amanda Dykes

Yours Is the Night by Amanda Dykes

All Mireilles has ever known is living in the Argonne woods with only her beloved father and grandfather. But then the Great War leaves her alone and in danger she can’t begin to fathom. Matthew Petticrew serves in the US Army, quiet and serious, with a deep need for the belonging he has never known in his lonely life. Out in the trenches, Matthew is surrounded by a mismatched band of misfits. Henry, the farm b... Read Article