Jordan: A Sweet Romance And Horrifying Mystery

Nina, a young Chaldean woman, is desperate to escape her dysfunctional relationship with her parents, though in her culture, it’s not traditional to move out until one’s married. Lost in her misery and working so hard to earn a higher income, she meets beautiful and mysterious Jordan, who brings her into a world of sweet love, joy, and utter terror. And it all starts at the library.

Meet Kayla Kathawa

Kayla Kathawa is a poet and an author of heart-wrenching and fulfilling stories and poems.

Faithfully Yours

When Jenny discovers her high school sweetheart is marrying another woman, will she fight for a second chance at true love? Michael and I used to be inseparable, but when I saw him kiss another girl at a high school graduation party, my heart was broken. My first summer break from college means I have to return to our small town and see him again after our emotional breakup, but I’m still bitter over the lost future I always thought we would share. When my younger sister reveals that Michael is engaged, I realize I’m not ready to give him up. He’s moved on, with a beautiful fiancée who seems to make him happy, but can I stand by and lose the love of my life forever? Faithfully Yours is the heartfelt first book in the Cherish Creek sweet small town romance series. If you like high school sweethearts, true love confessions, and close knit families, you’ll love Alessa Martel’s wholesome second chance romance.

Meet Alessa Martel

Alessa Martel is the pen name of sweet small town romance writing team consisting of a high school student and her mother, a bestselling, award-winning author of novels for teens and adults. They live in Northeast Ohio, where homework and a full-time job keep them busy, so they share story ideas late at night and weekends, usually while eating too many potato chips and catering to their cats.

MISSION: Merry Christmas

Sports therapist Avery Troupe just got some bad news that’s left her jobless and homeless just weeks before Christmas. Taking a temporary assignment with an athlete who’s hiding away in the Caribbean for the holidays who has fired his last four aids might be just the answer to her problems. Sunshine, sandy beaches, and crystal blue water sounds like the perfect way to spend the holiday this year.

Drew Laskin is secretly on the mend in his island home following an injury doing something forbidden in his contract. The only thing worse than the pain is the guilt he’s feeling at having to cancel taking his nephew to see snow for the first time this Christmas.

Promising to keep Drew’s secret, Avery gets the bah-humbugging baseball star focused on an aggressive three-week plan to get him ready for training. By New Year’s they won’t ever have to set eyes on each other again. Only there’s an unexpected blizzard of Christmas magic about to change everything.


Meet Nancy Naigle

USA Today bestselling author Nancy Naigle whips up small-town love stories with a whole lot of heart. She began her popular contemporary romance series, Adams Grove while juggling a successful career in finance and life on a seventy-six-acre farm. Over twenty-five novels later, Nancy is a Romance Writers of America and ACFW Honor Roll author. Her books have been translated into multiple languages and received favorable reviews from major trade journals. Nancy’s latest release, THE SHELL COLLECTOR, is a touching novel of a friendship that crosses generations, and learning how even the smallest gifts can change a life for good.

Crown Media has adapted several of Nancy’s novels for Hallmark Channel, and Nancy novelized three Hallmark Original Movies set in the town of Evergreen. Hallmark fans may have recently enjoyed The Secret Ingredient and new in 2021 Sand Dollar Cove in the Summer Nights programming-both inspired by her novels.

Now happily retired from a career in the financial industry, this Virginia girl devotes her time to writing, antiquing, and horseback riding with friends.

Download a complete list of Nancy’s books at www.NancyNaigle.com, then stay up to date with future releases by joining Nancy’s free newsletter -or-visit her on facebook and twitter (@nancynaigle)

Hugs and happy reading~

The Perfect Spy: A Clean Romantic Suspense (An Untapped Source Book 1)

She’s got the best undercover crew. But will a sinister secret undo them?

Kate Ross has lost way too much in the last six months. With her mother’s death from breast cancer, an agent she handled killed on the job, and her career in jeopardy, the beleaguered CIA officer’s faith in God seems like another casualty. So she’s relieved to be offered a shot at redemption by managing an innovative team of “mom spies”… until they saddle her with a more experienced man as a babysitter.

Battling self-doubt and a loss of confidence in her espionage skills, Kate directs a smoothly successful first mission for the unit. But just as she opens up to her kind and encouraging supervisor, she suspects he’s withholding key information when the subject of their next assignment is his ex-wife. And the only solution to her predicament may be prayers she has no expectation will be answered.

Can Kate find the guiding light to solve the case before her personal crisis threatens national security?

The Perfect Spy is the thrilling first book in the An Untapped Source romantic suspense series. If you like undeniable chemistry, page-turning tension, and Christian values in action, then you’ll love Amy Martinsen’s fast-paced novel.

Buy The Perfect Spy for adventure with grace today!


Meet Amy Martinsen

Amy loves to read. One of her earliest memories is hiding between bales of hay to read just one more chapter instead of doing her chores. When her mother discovered this hiding place, Amy learned to climb trees and became very good at balancing on a branch while holding a book. She also developed extremely strong leg muscles.
Now Amy still hides to read but, in much less dangerous places, like her closet and the laundry room…though she longs for the leg muscles of her youth. She also makes it her goal to write stories so engaging people will hide to read them. Perhaps even in a tree.

Journeys: the Archers of Saint Sebastian

A barracks full of beautiful boys. A girl in disguise, living among them.

It’s the 14th century, and the longbow is king. But in the northern European principality of Ardennes, archery isn’t just the nation’s defense. It’s the national obsession.

MEET THE JOURNEYS
12 young Journeyman archers, the best in the country
2 years of public competitions, in which looks count almost as much as ability
6 will win a coveted membership in the Archers’ Guild of St. Sebastian
1 will become the prince’s new Guardsman

MEET MARIEKE
15-year-old Marieke is as obsessed with St. Sebastian’s as everyone else in Ardennes. Only it’s the middle ages, and girls just don’t become elite archers. Except Marieke’s prospects as a girl aren’t promising either, after a well-timed kick from a mule has left her with a face that’s badly scarred and ruined for marriage. But when circumstances force her to leave her old life behind and flee to the guild for refuge, there are only two things Marieke really knows about the place. One is that a mysterious accident ended her own father’s time as a Journey. The other?
There are no women allowed inside St. Sebastian’s.
Marieke knows disguising herself as a boy and infiltrating the guild means embarking on a dangerous deception. But it may be her only chance to find out the truth about her father’s past and to stop a murderous plot from coming to fruition. When the dashing young Journeyman Tristan takes her under his wing as his squire, she’s got to stay – at least long enough to help him beat out his brutal arch-rival to win the competitions.
Keeping her identity a secret will be hard. Living in close quarters with a pack of gorgeous boys? That will be harder still. But the hardest thing of all will be keeping the vow she makes for herself: to see Tristan become the next Guardsman, without ever letting him find out she’s a girl – a girl, who loves him.

Part Robin Hood and part Princess Bride, with a pinch of Mulan and a dash of Cyrano de Bergerac in the mix, TheArchers of St. Sebastian I: Journeys is a humorous action and adventure saga inspired by late medieval/early Renaissance Belgium and packed with romance, wit, and longbow archery. Perfect for adults who love young adult themes,Journeys is an escape into the past that reads more like romantic historical fantasy than pure historical fiction.

Unrequited love? Ugly heroines who stay ugly? Friendship, coming of age, romance, adventure, and plenty of archery competitions? A unique setting inspired by the glorious city of Bruges, with a richly imagined, immersive world set within the walls of a male-only archers’ guild?Journeys: The Archers of Saint Sebastianhas it all, so if you’re looking for a great escape, don your disguise and join Marieke as she enters the forbidden world of Saint Sebastian’s, and prepare to fall in love with the Journeys – that is, the twelve best and most beautiful archers in all of Ardennes, the Journeyman archers of St. Sebastian’s.


Meet Jeanne Roland

Roland hails from Davis, California, where she spent most of her youth lounging at the pool, soaking up the sun, and daydreaming. She had a key ring that read ‘I’m running away to join the circus,’ and her favorite moment of the day was when the local movie theater went dark, and the slogan ‘escape to the movies’ appeared on the screen. As an adult, her passions include all things melodramatic and beautiful — everything from classic movies, British romantic poetry, ancient tragedy and epic, to Italian opera. She is now a professor of Classics in a small midwestern town, where she lives with her Greek husband, her fraternal twins, and a Bernese mountain dog named Franco Corelli.

Set to Simmer

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Life is too short to live on the back burner.

Sawyer Dumont is made of sarcasm and steel. Successful, rich and easy on the eyes, it’s not his fault women don’t stay around long. They should really try to be more interesting. Despite his career as a cardiovascular surgeon, Sawyer knows very little about matters of the heart. So what if his longest lasting relationship is with his father and his quirky aunt who stepped up to raise him? If he could just find them a personal chef to help them through their golden years, then life would be perfect.

Slinging drinks and lighting shots on fire is a far cry from the dream Dakota Brightling had when she moved to California to attend culinary school. At work she watches others live her dream just twelve feet away in the resort restaurant. Story of her life: Close but not close enough. Finding an ad for an in-home chef, she knows she’s the perfect candidate. She’s only missing one thing, a culinary degree. But isn’t chasing your dream worth a little lie or two? It isn’t exactly the path she wanted, but Dakota knows that some of the best recipes are often improvised.

Instantly taken with Henri Dumont, and his sister, Eloise, two eccentric French seniors, Dakota feels like she’s found where she was meant to be all along. With Sawyer’s cynicism undermining her every move, she knows she has a lot to prove. Between her lack of schooling, her overbearing mother who thinks she’s been abducted, and Sawyer breathing down her neck, things are getting hot in the kitchen. Can she pull it all together, or will her culinary career end as just another flash in the pan?

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It’s not hard to recognize Sawyer’s voice, especially when he sounds annoyed. That’s the voice I’m most used to hearing after all.

“We went to cut down a tree.”

“I know,” the annoyance only grows, “but where are you?”

“Oh, we’re at the one off—”

“No, Kota,” he tries again, and his patience is gone, “I’m wandering between the cedars and the blue spruce and I don’t see you. Where are you?”

I push up on my tip toes because I think I can see him. I wave an arm above my head. The line goes dead, and then I’m sure he saw me.

“This one is fuller.” Eloise is still arguing.

“But this one will let the ornaments dangle between the branches,” Hank retorts, as if it is that much more important.

She yells something in French, and Hank throws his hands over his head in frustration as Sawyer steps through the wall of trees.

“Of course, all I had to do was listen for angry French and I’d find my family. What are we getting?” He pulls at a tree leaning against another and says, “This seems fine.”

“It’s all scraggly.”

“It looks like a tree to me, Dakota.”

“It’s too short.”

“It’s our house, not Rockerfeller.”

I groan. “Oh, who invited you anyway?”

“You did,” he says with a smirk. “Let’s get this done.”

Henri, which one do you prefer?”

“The one Dakota found.”

I shoot a smug look at Sawyer to drive my victory home.

“Fine, Dad, I’ll drag it up front.”

“No, I’ll take it. You weren’t even supposed to be here.”

“Tell you what, Dad, I was worried about you exerting yourself, so I rearranged my day. But you grab the tree since you’re so healthy.”

“Gladly.” Hank snags the trunk from my grasp. He drags it through the leaves until Eloise grabs the other half and lightens his load.

“You’d think a doctor would insist on carrying it himself.” I let an eyebrow jut upward. “I don’t see you carrying anything, Doctor.”

Sawyer’s head tilts for a moment. “Sure I am. I’m taking you.” He ducks low and plants his shoulder into my stomach while wrapping his arm around the back of my knees. I’m squealing and giggling but trying not to kick him as he has me slung over his shoulder like a sack of laundry.

Merging with the Billionaire

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Sometimes, love is found in the least expected place with the least expected person.

Conrad Gaines spent his whole life being made to feel inadequate, even after he got into an elite Ivy League college and created a company worth billions. Once he accepted he would never fit in, he focused on taking down those who made his life miserable.

Tiffany Boswell has always had to prove herself capable as any man. First to her professors, then to her father, and even to her brother. When she’s finally given the opportunity to co-run the family oil business, she’s determined to not let anything get in her way, especially a man like Conrad Gaines.

As the two rivals are forced to work together, the attraction simmering just below the surface comes billowing to the top. Can Conrad find a way to put his past hurts aside for a chance at love? Will Tiffany decide to take a chance on her brother’s enemy? And can they find a way to be together despite all the obstacles?

From international bestselling author, Jenna Brandt, enjoy a clean billionaire romance filled with epic romantic moments, faith-inspiring characters, lots of laughs, and even a few twists.

Saved by Faith

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Before America was divided by civil war, Faith Abernathy and Nathan Maddox were set to be married, but everything was put on hold when Nathan was conscripted to join the Confederate military.

Faith works hard on her family’s plantation in Myrtle Grove, South Carolina, knowing that while she fights for her family’s survival, she must also pray for the safe return of the soldier they all love.

After being forced to return to a life Nathan tried to leave behind, he is taken prisoner. What keeps him alive is the thought of returning to his true love, Faith. Though miraculously rescued, Nathan must come to terms with what happened to him while captive.

Can Faith help the man she loves? Will Nathan find a way to make peace with his past? And can they overcome the obstacles that threaten to ruin their relationship?

*Author’s Note: This book was previously published under the title, Love’s Mending Embrace while it was a part of the First Street Church Kindle World as well as Promised to a Soldier in The Rockwood Springs Series. Both versions were set in WWI but the book has been edited to remove references to that world and era and has been updated with extensive new content, characters and historical information to reflect the civil war era. Names and places have been changed for historical accuracy.