Book List in Order: 25 titles

  • in The Captive Brides Collection

    Journey along as nine historical women are about to make their escape from some of life’s greatest challenges. Can their captive hearts be freed to dream, to dare, to love? Montserrat, West Indies, 1655 Temperance Simms only wanted a better lif...



  • A combination of historical and contemporary, these four romantic mysteries are sure to keep you turning the pages.OPERATION SCARLET CARNATIONBetsy Paxton dreams of being an actress, but for now, she's a switchboard operator at a law firm. She lives ...


  • After the devastating loss of her husband, Whitney Poulten faces the future head-on. Rather than give in to grief, she's determined to focus on what's still good in her life: Her family, her faith, and her unborn child. Things are under control, unti...



  • Blacksmith David Esterly expected the woman he’d corresponded with to be his mail order bride. Instead, he finds that she’s changed her mind and someone else has taken her place. Tragic circumstances forced Caroline Buchanan to join the group of ...


  • Isabella Brandt lives to dance, but she's spent the last four years in obscurity as part of the corps. Now, she's finally landed a principal role in The Nutcracker. But a handsome Hungarian violinist and a shocking visit from her past may knock this ...


  • in The Blue Ribbon Brides Collection

    Meet nine men and women whose competitive goals take them to state and county fairs between 1889 and 1930. From baking pie to polishing pigs, from sculpting butter to stitching quilts, everyone has something to prove to themselves and their comm...


  • San Francisco, 1947Dottie Prescott is determined to succeed, just as soon as she figures out what she's good at. After several bouts of clumsiness bring an end to her dancing career, she finds contentment working at a candy shop. That is, until the d...






  • Rita Fisk runs the Durlin Hotel in Oatman, Arizona. Her predictable existence is interrupted one night when Clark Gable and Carole Lombard, newly married in Kingman, drop into the hotel to spend their honeymoon. Edgar Smith, Mr. Gable’s driver and ...


  • Joss Crandall is embarking on the career of her dreams, but her new partner, Dan Parker, is none too happy about it. A former NFL player turned sports anchor, Dan's been demoted following an on-air gaff. Now, he's stuck reporting from the sidelines o...



  • Betsy Paxton dreams of being an actress, but for now, she's a switchboard operator at a law firm. She lives vicariously through the crime novels she reads and her vivid daydreams. But after Harold Weston, her handsome boss, gives her the seemingly in...


  • GWENDOLYN BANKS NEVER EXPECTED A REAL-LIFE ROBIN HOOD The reluctant socialite feels more at home in the woods surrounding Tuxedo Park than at the vibrant parties hosted within. But when she stumbles upon the town archery instructor in her wooded ...


  • Something big and black crashes against the windshield, and an explosion rocks the car. Turn into the skid! I see a flash and something in front of me. Something tall with black material flapping around it like the tail ends of an old-fashioned d...


  • Isabella Brandt lives to dance, but she's spent the last four years in obscurity as part of the corps. Now, she's finally landed a principal role in The Nutcracker. But a handsome Hungarian violinist and a shocking visit from her past may knock this ...


  • Twenty-five years ago, Monica Stanton gave up a baby girl for adoption. Now, the thing Monica didn't dare hope for has happened: Jessica has reentered her life ... and brought a little drama and competition with her. Jessica is willing to meet her bi...


  • Emily Forbes longs to become a renowned opera singer. When it finally seems her dream is within reach, she dismisses her detective brother's concerns and heads to New York City, where she lands the lead role in a production. While rehearsing, she mee...


  • Juliet Button doesn’t even believe in ghosts, but she believes in supporting her makeshift family of misfits. Having spent years as assistant to her uncle, an illusionist, she now has all of the skills and know-how she needs to make an audience bel...






  • in Mistletoe Memories

    Spend a heartfelt Christmas on Schooley’s Mountain as four generations make a house a home. Carpenter Stephan Yost vows to build a precocious spinster a home by Christmas. Civil War widow Mary Ann Plum learns the greatest peace on earth comes from ...


  • Grant Diamond is a professional gambler on the run from his past. When he comes across a wagon wreck outside of Eureka, California, the chance to escape his pursuers is too good a gamble to pass up, and he assumes the identity of the dead wagon drive...


  • Upon her grandmother's death, Izzy Fontaine finds herself in possession of a Wild Goose Chase pattern quilt that supposedly leads to a great treasure. Of course, once the rest of the family finds out about the "treasure map," they're determined t...


  • Within the course of a week, Natalie is dumped by her husband, receives an urgent call home from her father, and discovers her estranged sister is pregnant. A road trip on Route 66 may not help, but it sure couldn't hurt. Or so Natalie thinks, unt...


  • He Loves Me... He Loves Me Not... Maura Sullivan thought she knew what she was getting into when she married soon-to-be pastor Nick Shepherd. But when "the other woman" in her marriage turned out to be her husband's congregation, she ran. Six years ...


  • After the devastating loss of her husband, Whitney Poulten faces the future head-on. Rather than give in to grief, she's determined to focus on what's still good in her life: Her family, her faith, and her unborn child. Things are under control, unti...