Polly MacDonald intends to tame Mitch Taylor's five mischievous children, even though every other nanny has fled. She needs this job—and Mitch's brood sorely needs affection. Perhaps their widowed papa does, too. But when the children begin scheming to make her their new mother, Polly must resist. She's seen too many bad marriages to want one of her own.
Mitch has come to Leadville, Colorado, to escape a scandal, not find a wife. After the disaster of his first marriage, he's sure he isn't husband material. Though Polly's tender care is working wonders with his children, Mitch knows he should keep his feelings to himself. But can two wary hearts deny the dearest wish of five eager matchmakers?More info →
Forced to wed to protect their reputations after being trapped overnight in a mine, Emma Jane and Jasper Jackson's marriage is one in name only. Resenting the choices taken from him, Jasper's determined not to lose his heart. But it's not so easy to stay distanced from his new bride when a gang of bandits abducts them both.
Other young women might be ecstatic to land Leadville's wealthiest bachelor. But Emma Jane would rather have Jasper's love than his family's money. A true bond with her handsome husband seems impossible…until their ordeal leaves Emma Jane caring for an orphaned baby. In reach now is the one thing neither expected—the chance to turn a convenient marriage into a forever family.More info →
Former deputy Will Lawson is fighting to regain his reputation—and Mary Stone is his only lead to the bandit who framed him. Now that he's tracked Mary to Leadville, Colorado, Will needs the proud beauty to reveal her past. Instead, his efforts spark a mighty inconvenient attraction…
Mary's only real crime is that she once believed an outlaw's lies. Still, she fears disclosing the truth to Will may land her in jail—and leave her young siblings without protection. Now she must choose between honesty and safeguarding her family. And if Will does clear his own name, can he convince the woman he loves to share it?More info →
Hoping to overcome her reputation as Leadville, Colorado's biggest gossip, wealthy socialite Flora Montgomery offers to help a miner care for an abandoned child. But her growing affection for the sweet boy's handsome rescuer could be a problem. Especially since her parents insist she must marry for money.
Undercover mine owner George Baxter is digging himself into a dilemma. The once-spoiled Flora has become a delightful, generous woman, and she'll be devastated by his deception. Yet if he can't discover who's sabotaging the mine, George will lose any chance of making a home for Flora and Pierre. Can the little boy who holds both their hearts help them lay claim to a new dream of family?More info →
Widower Luke Jeffries needs a mother for his three young children, whether or not they agree. When he meets Nellie McClain at the mail-order-bride agency, Luke thinks his problems are solved, but they’ve only just begun. Though the beautiful widow awakens his grieving heart, Luke won’t betray his cherished wife’s memory.
A marriage of convenience is exactly what Nellie wants, since she’s been wounded by love before and doesn’t plan to risk her heart again. But despite her chilly reception at Luke’s family’s simple Colorado cabin, her feelings for Luke and the children grow deeper every day. Can Nellie and Luke heal the pain in each other and finally make their family whole again?More info →
When Laura Booth’s dangerous ex-husband escapes from prison, she turns to the one man who can protect her: Owen Hamilton. Living with the widowed former lawman—who once helped put her ex in jail—and his adorable twin daughters on their Colorado ranch is a welcome respite. For the first time, Laura feels safe—but after her troubled past, she’ll never trust her heart again.
Owen would like to say only obligation draws him to Laura’s side. But in his gut he knows his feelings for the gentle beauty run deeper than duty—and it stops him cold. After guarding their wary hearts for years, can Owen and Laura give love a second chance?More info →
Book 10 - The Lord (The Tenth Day)
Desperately trying to avoid an arranged marriage to a cruel lord, an heiress takes on Minnie Gold’s identity to marry a man she hopes will be kind. He has to be better than what her parents have planned.
Hugh Montgomery is proud of the life he’s built in Noelle, and he’s determined to help Noelle survive- even if it means taking on a mail-order bride. Burned by love, he knows marriage is about commitment and companionship, and is looking forward to sharing his life with someone who doesn’t expect his heart.
However, when a woman from Hugh’s past arrives, she reveals secrets that Hugh and Minnie were desperate to hide. Hugh can’t marry Minnie, knowing her true identity, but he also can’t let her return home. As Hugh and Minnie fight to save their respective futures, will the growing affection between them ruin everything? Or can they find a way to build a future together?More info →
Wyatt “The Hawk” Hawkinson’s job overseeing the railroad spur to Noelle is supposed to bring him the redemption he craves- and the money to finally avenge his late wife’s death. But when sabotage brings the railroad crashing down, so, too, are Hawk’s dreams. Now he’s after a murderer and a saboteur, but the task has been made more difficult by the interference of a certain young lady who distracts him from everything he holds dear.
Rosalind Creary needs to see her father’s murderer brought to justice, not just for peace of mind, but also so people will stop blaming her family for the railroad’s problems. She seeks to build a new life for her and her family in Noelle, but without justice, they can’t move forward.
Hawk is supposed to be helping the Crearys, but are the demons of his past preventing him from doing his job effectively? Can she trust him, or is she blinded by her growing attraction to him? Is Hawk willing to let go of his grief over his late wife to see the possibility of a new love and a new future, or will his quest for vengeance lead him straight to the hangman’s noose?More info →
Jane Creary wants to resume a normal life for her family after being immersed in the railroad scandal that delayed the train’s arrival to Noelle. Christmas is coming, and her mother is dying, so Jane is determined to fill this last Christmas with as many good memories as she can.
Romeo Johnson is a gifted stained-glass artist whose parents believe his skill is a waste of his family’s academic heritage. Exiled to Noelle to be taught a lesson in humility, he’s doing his best to help his cousin, who blames the Crearys for the railroad’s delay.
When Jane asks Romeo to make a stained-glass window to brighten her mother’s final days, he is forbidden by his family from helping her. In this twist on the classic tale of Romeo and Juliet, will Romeo’s gift to Jane finally bring the town of Noelle together, or will their sacrifices tear them all further apart?
Newly arrived in Blessings, Louisa Davidson’s only goal is to support her sisters while they search for clues about their father’s murder. However, their neighbor’s unruly children keep disrupting her work and she finds herself longing for a dream she thought lost to her: that of being a schoolteacher. With her father’s murderer on the loose, she cannot think of her own dreams, but of justice.
Jonah Hastings’s dreams died along with his wife. He’s doing the best he can to keep his children out of trouble, but as his family falls apart, the person to save them may also be the greatest threat to walls around his heart. As Jonah and Louisa try to hold the shattered pieces of their hearts together, can letting go be the very thing that saves them all?More info →
Enjoy 101 daily Christian devotions to comfort, encourage, and inspire you through the ups and downs of motherhood. You will find new joy and purpose as you navigate your daily life as a mother.
Mothers of all ages share their personal experiences with you — stories of family, friendship, faith, and comfort that affirm God’s unconditional love and His wisdom. These real-life stories from real women will make you laugh, cry, sympathize, and feel re-energized and ready for each day, with a new spring in your step.More info →
Chicken Soup for the Soul: Grandmothers celebrates the special bond between grandmothers and their grandchildren. Grandmothers of all ages and experience will delight in these stories. A great grandmother-to-be and Mother’s Day gift!
The moment a grandchild is born, a grandmother is born too. This collection is full of stories by grandmothers about being a grandmother, and grandchildren about their grandmothers. Personal stories about legacies and traditions, grandma’s wisdom and lessons from grandchildren as well as the joys and challenges of grandparenting, will touch the heart and tickle the funny bone of all grandmothers.More info →