When physician's assistant Gwen Yates arrived at the airport for her mission trip to Africa, she was shocked to find her boss had made her the new trip leader and added his handsome son to the expedition. Worse, as executive director of Healing Missions International, Derek Harper seemed to be interested in the organization's numbers rather than the people they were sent to help.Gwen's promise to his father to keep Derek busy led her to a new task: to show Derek that the organization's spiritual purpose wasn't healing only bodies, but hearts, as well. That her own heart was vulnerable to Derek's masculine appeal had somehow escaped Gwen's notice.
Her faith had always been strong enough to see her through tragedy–until Kate Wheeler's world turned deadly.Her husband had been murdered, and the discovery of his double life sent her on the run…into the protective custody of Sheriff Brody McClain. Brody vowed to help Kate uncover the truth about her husband's death.As Kate and Brody tried to outwit her enemies on a cross-country chase, the couple found themselves drawn to each other by more than mere circumstance. But the unmasking of the criminal mastermind might just be the thing that destroys Kate's trust–and faith–forever.
Boston homicide detective Angie Carlucci thought she was getting a much-needed vacation. But her Florida Keys holiday is interrupted when she sees someone dump a body bag in the ocean. In the tangle between arms dealers and treasure hunters, she's the only witness–and the main target. Unless a certain boat captain can keep her safe…A pretty cop complicating his mission–and endangering his cover–is the last thing federal agent Jason Bodwell needs. Yet the more Jason and Angie work together, the closer they grow. Jason's willing to risk his life to solve the case…what will he risk for love?
When senior citizens start mysteriously disappearing from a Boston retirement home, heiress Kristina Worthington is suspicious.Especially since she fears her beloved grandmother is next. Without solid evidence, she's forced to turn to the one police officer who might listen–her former love, Gabe Burke. Now a seasoned cop, Gabe still sees her as the rich girl whose family thought he wasn't good enough.And though he takes on the case, Gabe seems convinced he's chasing shadows. Until they start dodging threats, bullets…and their own rekindled feelings.
IF I CAN'T HAVE YOU, NO ONE WILL.Those words from her abusive ex-husband sent Faith Delange fleeing from everything familiar. And when a bus dropped her off in the small town of Sisters, Oregon, Faith immediately found room, board and a job on an isolated ranch.But she couldn't tell her handsome new boss, Luke Campbell, what had her jumping at shadows during the joy of the holiday season–or what kept her out of his arms. She'd only put his and his frail mother's lives at stake. Faith feared her past would never let her go. But neither would Luke.
The new temporary pastor of Hope Community Church was everything Mara Zimmer was trying to avoid.Jacob Durand was young, good-looking and interested. She was terrified that if he learned about her tragic past, he'd turn his back on her, too. Jacob didn't know what Mara was hiding, only that somehow she'd managed to steal his heart.Yet, he had no right to feel the way he did. Soon his tenure as pastor would be over, and he'd move on to greater opportunities. How could he leave behind the woman he longed to marry?
Who was the handsome stranger who'd saved her life – twice?That was what Claire Wilcox wanted to know, especially after she'd impulsively invited the man to stay at her shelter for runaways. She sensed there was more to handyman Nick Andrews than met the eye – there was a great loss this loner was trying to run from. Claire knew what running was all about. A former runaway herself, she'd established a haven for troubled teens.As Nick earned his keep repairing damage to the shelter, he grew closer to Claire, to the kids she cared for…and to the God he'd shut out of his heart. Could Claire's faith begin to fill the spiritual void in his life and give him a new reason to love?
Fall in love again with these uplifting stories from Terri ReedLOVE COMES HOME Twelve years ago, Dr. Rachel Maguire followed her faith into medicine, choosing her career over love. But time never diminished her feelings for Josh Taylor, and now God is giving Rachel another chance–if she can overcome the pain of the past.A SHELTERING LOVEWith her faith as strong as her shoulders, Claire Wilcox opens a shelter for runaways. But it's her mysterious handyman who causes her sleepless nights. As their attraction grows, Nick Andrews must decide if he can trust in God's power to heal.