Book List in Order: 13 titles


  • While her humanitarian husband Liam has been digging wells in Africa, Mara Jacobs has been struggling. She knows she's supposed to feel a warm glow that her husband is nine time zones away, caring for widows and orphans. But the reality is that she i...



  • She helps others manage their desperate lives--but who will help her? Clinical psychologist Camille Brooks isn’t put off by the lifestyle of her hoarding clients. After all, she lost her mother to the crippling anxiety disorder. She’ll go a lo...



  • These no-longer-newlyweds want out of this road trip--and their marriage. Too bad they can''t find the off-ramp.Weeks away from their one-year anniversary, Mallory and Connor Duncan can''t even agree on how to end their marriage. But when a last-minu...



  • Josiah Chamberlain's life's work revolves around repairing other people's marriages. When his own is threatened by his wife's unexplained distance, and then threatened further when she's unexpectedly plunged into an unending fog, Josiah finds his exp...



  • Alexis Blake has one chance to land her own show on the Home Project Network and nothing-not an uncooperative client, a job site without indoor plumbing, or a challenging videographer-is going to stand in her way. Elsie, at seventy-plus, is far from ...



  • Charlie and Lucy Tuttle are committed to each other for life, but that life isn’t turning out quite like they expected. Charlie retired early, but Lucy planned to continue in her position as a music educator in a small Midwestern K-8 school indefin...




  • Emmalyn Ross has only a few months left to figure out if she and her husband, Max, can ever be a couple again. In prison for actions that ensured his wife could never be a mother, Max is now scheduled for release, and Emmalyn wonders how she can let ...



  • A new identity can’t protect Becca from a past that refuses to go away. Where do you turn when changing your name doesn’t give you the anonymity you want? When running hundreds of miles away isn’t far enough? When your search for a place to...







  • Becky rocks a baby that rocked her world. Sixty years earlier, with her fiancé Drew in the middle of the Korean Conflict, Ivy throws herself into her work at a nursing home to keep her sanity and provide for the child Drew doesn't know is coming. Iv...



  • in Cedar Creek Seasons (Romancing America)

    Romantic in every season of the calendar, charming Cedarburg, Wisconsin, works its magic on everyone. . .from free-spirited forty-something Willow, who meets her opposite; to twenty-five-year-old musician Francesca, who's working with a man who sings...



  • in A Door County Christmas (Romancing America)

    Love Blossoms in a Wisconsin Winter Door County innkeeper Lola Peterson's gift of a Christmas cactus to four single women comes with a guarantee that the plants -- and romance -- will bloom by Christmas. But the barren plants don't appear interest...



  • When Libby’s husband Greg fails to return from a two-week canoe trip to the Canadian wilderness, the authorities soon write off his disappearance as an unhappy husband’s escape from an empty marriage and unrewarding career. Their marriage might h...


Award-Winning Books by Cynthia Ruchti

All My Belongings
2015 Christian Retailing's Best -- General Fiction
Restoring Christmas
2017 Carol Award -- Short Novel
Song of Silence
2016 RT Reviewers Choice Award -- Inspirational Novel
When the Morning Glory Blooms
2014 Christian Retailing's Best -- General Fiction