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Veiled in Smoke by Jocelyn Green

Sisters Meg and Sylvie Townsend would be perfectly happy running the family bookstore in Chicago if only their father were his old self. Stephen Townsend came home from the Civil War a changed man, forever pacing the roof and creating a mock-up of the Andersonville prison camp. Meg does what she can to make him happy. When the Great Fire of Chicago strikes, Meg and Sylvie just manage to escape the flames with the hel... Read Article
A Girl's Guide to the Outback, by Jessica Kate

A Girl’s Guide to the Outback, by Jessica Kate

With her sharp mind for business, Kimberly Foster has big plans for Wildfire, the youth ministry where she works in Virginia. But she is constantly butting heads with the ministry’s founder, handsome Australian Samuel Payton. When Kimberly defies him and presents her expansion proposal, the board approves it – but Sam quits and heads home to the ailing family farm in Australia. Without Sam and his big hea... Read Article
The Thief of Lanwyn Manor by Sarah E. Ladd

The Thief of Lanwyn Manor by Sarah E. Ladd

Julia Twewethey journeys to Lanwyn Manor in Cornwall to aid her cousin, confined to bed for her pregnancy. But when Julia arrives, she’s held up at the local inn, only to be rescued by the gallant Isaac Blake. Isaac and his twin brother, Matthew, run their late father’s copper mine. Although Matthew inherited the mine and estate, Isaac inherited his father’s know-how, passion for mining, and concern... Read Article
Three Little Things, by Patti Stockdale

Three Little Things, by Patti Stockdale

As America enters into the Great War in 1917, Hattie Waltz has her hands full with the Knitting Brigade. When she gets roped into singing for the departing soldiers at the train station, she never dreams she’ll attract the attention of two men. Unfortunately, one is Arno Kreger, a childhood friend now known for brawling. Both men ask her to correspond, but she only writes Arno reluctantly – and over the s... Read Article

The Major’s Daughter by Regina Jennings

Caroline Adams knows two things – she wasn’t cut out for high society after all and she’s tired of living under her father’s roof at Fort Reno. The 1889 Land Run in Oklahoma gives her a chance to make it on her own, perhaps opening a boardinghouse for weary travelers. Shaking off his roguish past, new lawyer Frisco Smith has worked hard to open the land for settlers. He has his property marked... Read Article

Above the Fold, by Rachel Scott McDaniel

In 1922, Elissa Tillman is tired of serving as a secretary at her father’s newspaper, the Pittsburgh Review, and she’s tired of only having articles published under a male pen name. Finally, she believes she has a crack at a big scoop – until she discovers her father has hired a new reporter and assigned him the story. To make things worse, the new reporter is Cole Parker, Elissa’s childhood f... Read Article
Wings Like a Dove, by Camille Eide

Wings Like a Dove, by Camille Eide

In 1933, Polish Jew Anna Leibowicz has found refuge in New York City. But when she becomes pregnant, her mother’s shame leads Anna to run away in search of their long-lost father, rumored to be living in Chicago. Soon she’s penniless and hungry and stranded in Indiana. Anna stumbles upon six orphaned boys who have found their own refuge in the home of Thomas Chandler, who teaches them carpentry in his sho... Read Article

The Painted Castle by Kristy Cambron

In 1843, Elizabeth Meade’s mother arranges her marriage to the handsome Viscount Huxley.of Parham Hill Estate. However, she recognizes her fiancé immediately – ten years earlier she’d sketched the man’s countenance moments before he murdered her father. Is this her chance for revenge? In 1944, young widow Amelia Woods is appalled when swaggering Yankee flyboys are quartered at her Framlingham... Read Article

Carry Me Away, by Dorothy Adamek

After a tragic shipwreck off the coast of Australia in 1877, midshipman Tom Darley rescues passenger Ada Carmichael. They are the only survivors. As Ada deals with the crushing loss of her entire family, she’s drawn to Tom’s kindness and strength. The newspapers whip up a frenzy of interest in the young couple and promise riches in exchange for stories and photographs and statues for the wax museum. For T... Read Article
Memories of Glass by Melanie Dobson

Memories of Glass by Melanie Dobson

In Nazi-occupied Holland in 1942, Josie van Rees is disturbed as her Jewish friends and neighbors are rounded up – but are the rumors of the dangers facing them true? And what can one young woman do? Her childhood friend Eliese Linden is Jewish, but is protected by her work registering the Jewish people at the Schouwberg Theater in Amsterdam. She despises herself – if only she could find a way to make the... Read Article