It is 1864, and the nation is torn apart by civil war when Heather Worth discovers she is with child. With her husband at the front and nowhere else to turn, she seeks refuge in the Shaker village of Harmony Hill. Amid the tumult of the times, Heather yearns for the peace she sees in this strange community. But can this longing really be fulfilled amid these people with their peculiar beliefs about family?
Donald Zolan’s beautiful and extremely popular paintings of angels adorn this celebration of Christmas. They beckon the reader to come and discover the truth and beauty of Christmas. There, amidst the stardust, readers will find joyful quotes and timeless carols resounding with Christmas peace, hope, and gladness.
Experience the holidays with the Plain folk of Apple Ridge, Pennsylvania, in these touching novellas centered around love, romance, heartache, and restoration from best-selling authorCindy Woodsmall. This three-in-one collection includes "The Sound of Sleigh Bells", "The Christmas Singing", and the new story "The Dawn of Christmas."
Celia Anderson doesn’t have a husband on her Christmas wish list. But when a traveling carpenter finds lodging at her boardinghouse, she admits that she might remarry if she found the right man --- the kind of man who would bring her roses for Christmas. It would take a miracle, though, to find roses during a harsh Wyoming winter. But Christmas, after all, is the time for miracles...
When Pontius Pilate is appointed Prefect of the troublesome territory of Judea, his wife, Claudia, does what she has always done: she makes the best of it. But unrest is brewing on the outskirts of the Roman Empire, and Claudia will soon find herself and her beloved husband embroiled in controversy and rebellion. Might she find peace and rest in the teaching of the mysterious Jewish Rabbi everyone seems to be talking about?
As parents, so often we do everything we can for our kids --- unintentionally reinforcing their belief that the world revolves around them. When Kay Wyma realized that an attitude of entitlement had crept into her home, this mother of five got some attitude of her own. CLEANING HOUSE is her account of a year-long campaign to introduce her kids to basic life skills.
When three friends witness a robbery where the perpetrators are dressed as policemen, Cooper, Gordy and Hiro are left questioning whom to trust. Is telling the truth always the right thing to do, or in the interest of protecting yourself, is it okay to lie or withhold the truth?
In our latest monthly contest, 10 readers will win a copy of CRITICAL REACTION by Todd M. Johnson, a riveting journey though our legal system complete with danger, deception, and an unrelenting pursuit of truth. The deadline for entries is Wednesday, December 18th at noon ET.