Book List in Order:49 titles



  • My name is Suzette, and I was born in a huge river delta, a swamp. After my mama delivered her eighth baby, when there was no room for me and the drought made it hard for Papa to feed all of us, I went to live with my Aunt Josie, an eccentric old hea...


  • When Sheila was ten, her parents moved from the city to the isolated river delta, where they had to learn to live a new lifestyle in a peaceful, slow-moving, yet sometimes hostile swamp. Away from people, her only friends were three triplet brothers,...


  • Elementary student Neville Kenton is an artistic prodigy. Unfortunately, as his big sister says, he bleeds other people’s blood onto his canvases, feeling every emotion he draws, especially when he draws people. Teachers don’t understand him, nor...


  • When Kai Alexander and her adopted teen son Dom arrive at St. Ninian’s Sanctuary, they both know this is their last stop. Dom’s rebellion in the States means they can’t go back, and yet Kai fears that her troubled son won’t do much better her...


  • Carmen teaches dance at Luke’s studio at the Casa Flanigan farm, and she hasn’t told anyone yet that her plans to travel with a dance troupe were derailed after her aunt, who raised her, suffered a stroke. Instead, she tries to teach, care for he...


  • When Colt Granbury’s mother remarries, he gets a new stepdad and a new brother, but the changes aren’t what he’d hoped for. His new brother doesn’t seem to care about him, and while his stepdad loves him, Colt knows he’s not as important as...


  • When thirty-year-old Sage Montgomery loses his wife and in-laws, he ends up with custody of his teen sister-in-law, who is angry and impossible to reach. Hoping they will heal and refresh, his parents send them both to St. Ninian’s Sanctuary, a spi...






  • After losing his mom to cancer, Kincade McClanahan plans a trip across the country where he can breathe the air, see the sights, and forget his pain. A friend gives him a few destinations to begin his journey, sending him to friends and family in the...


  • Nobody understands why Shanna Grayson works so hard to be invisible, but some days it gets old, and she wishes someone in the world understood her. Then her friends’ landlord hires a new maintenance man, and he might be lonelier than she is. He’s...


  • After Sebastian Cross’s parents divorce, he has to spend summers with his dad, far from everything he knows. Fortunately, his dad lives next to the Kentons, three houses of family that includes grandparents, cousins, and one girl his age who welcom...


  • In the city of Balivor, orphans work in the dangerous new factories, facing danger and death daily. One young man, an orphan himself known only as the wryneck, sacrifices everything to rescue them. Then he disappears, and hope among the orphans disap...


  • After suffering an injury that will lay him up for nearly a year, St. Ninian’s Sanctuary’s maintenance man Huck Deveraux is angry. For years working at the spiritual island retreat center has been his sole identity, and it keeps demons from his p...


  • Finn Jansen isn’t broken. Yes, he lost his mother. Yes, his dad and brother had their issues. Yet none of it was about Finn, and he hates that everyone sees him as broken.Piper Johnson, a girl he barely knows, suspects there’s more to Finn. Unfor...


  • St. Ninian’s Sanctuary is a spiritual retreat center on a mysterious island so far south it’s nearly in Antarctica. At this center guests find healing, hope, and renewal, or so says its website. Ione Stavros needs it to be true, because she needs...


  • Taken from his home in his youth, Nikolai is now a guard protecting the royal mistresses in the Most Glorious Land of Long. When invaders from his homeland kidnap the girls—and everyone else in the summer palace—he begins a journey to get help fo...


  • Follow one young man's path to maturity and love in this first book of the Terry’s Garden series, stories of a romance that touches generations and a garden where God heals broken hearts. Christian romance for the young at heart. Bud is an old man ...


  • When eight year-old Leo Jansen watches Meg Kenton move in across the street, he has no idea the bossy girl will become his best friend. She is pink and sunshine and boldness, and while Leo’s family falls apart, her world is his sanctuary. Then she ...


  • Tori Princeton comes home from summer at her grandmother’s house to find her house gone, her parents bankrupt, and her plans for college dissolved. Living in a partially finished hotel, she and her family have no idea what will come next or who emb...


  • Tiffy Langstrom has messed everything up. She finished freshman year of college hopelessly in debt, and her family plans to punish her without mercy, so she runs to stay with her high school friend Holly MacGuire. Holly is glad to help out, but Tiffy...


  • Shipwrecked on an island in the empty restricted zone, Laurelin is rescued by an unusual and deformed man named Yaron who speaks to the birds and seems to live here alone. Although she has traveled across Balia to speak of TrueGod, she has no idea ho...


  • Growing up, falling in love, avoiding alligators.Princess is only nine when her mother abandons her, leaving her in their swamp home with her absentee dad, who travels to make a living. That same day she meets Cree, the boy two houses down on their t...


  • When Yeardleigh’s papa murders her mama, an unlikely pair steals this city girl to the swamp for safety. Twelve year-old Yeardleigh finds herself left with a family with two boys and a girl, and she has to learn all the ways of river life, nothing ...


  • When Marley Owen’s stepdad attacks him, his mother puts him on a bus and sends him halfway across the country to stay with his sister and her kids. As a new high school graduate, Marley is lost and alone in a new city, no idea how to deal with his ...


  • Like many kids on the river, Emilie and Luc are married for the benefits of their families. Emilie considers Luc an attractive boy, and she hopes to find the happiness her parents had. Luc, however, has no understanding of women or wives, and he just...


  • For Vion Yorraan, marriage had gotten old, but as the son of a woman who married six times, he never expected much from the institution in the first place. As for Dianna, who lost her mama young and had a papa who never got over the loss, her attempt...


  • Chloe Templeton’s sister is the maid of honor for Julianne Summers and Tom Van der Haas’ wedding, and she has the honor of being the photographer. For a week she gets to hang out on the beach with friends and, if she’s lucky, this wedding will ...


  • You are cordially invited to the wedding of Matt Tucker and Dana Schneider, as seen through the eyes of Tony Carpenter. Last appearing in Courting the Clearwaters, Shawn Carpenter’s little brother Tony is now in high school, and he’s tired of liv...






  • In the newest Girls Aglow book, revisit Nita Welles, Brenda Van der Haas’s friend and Holly’s new roommate and fashion design partner. Nita is now in school and teaching yoga, but nobody knows she’s really hiding from her broken family and her ...


  • For Sally Sanderson, college is a chance to become a new person and discard the lonely tomboy she was in high school. Rooming with new friend Holly MacGuire, Sally begins her hunt for new friends and a new boyfriend, and it’s almost scary what she...


  • Jake Branigan is the pastor’s kid, and everyone thinks they know him. What they don’t know is how tired he is of his boring, normal, predictable, respectable life. Even living in an apartment with friends Stephen and Matt doesn’t help with the ...


  • Although she's a recent high school graduate, Susan Van der Haas has no idea what to do with her life. At her mother’s suggestion, she decides to spend the summer as a nanny, hoping God will help her see things clearly and make some plans before fa...


  • For generations two peoples have fought over the mountains of Thanador. The native Tarra'ans hate the recent arrivals, the Contolte, and eventually that hatred turns to war. Yaotl and Jensen, though, are a Tarra'an and a Contolte who live as brothers...


  • When Brenda Van der Haas’ parents left her with her cousin to spend some time in Europe, she didn’t expect them to be gone two years. And now that they’re back, calling her away from her cousin and her friends for senior year, Brenda is angry.B...


  • Meandering around a volcanic ridge, through jungle lowlands, and over salt flats, Dusk Lane is a route only the most desperate travelers find, and without strong guides nobody can survive the path through the beautiful and dangerous interior of Chime...


  • One fateful day changes everything for Christianna Habersham, daughter of a wealthy jewelry guilder. After an attack leaves her unconscious and injured at the side of the road, an exiled gypsy man finds and cares for her, then leaves her in her provi...


  • Homeschooled senior Holly MacGuire is facing a few new things in her life. She’s got newly divorced parents, a new chronic illness, and she’s the new girl in town. If she has her way, she’ll climb under a blanket and not come out until it’s t...


  • When two new stable boys show up at Hawthorn Castle, everyone knows they aren't who they say, but laundry mistress Valerie has no idea their secrets will change her entire life. The deity TrueGod, though, has planned this crossing of paths for many y...


  • Cherokee Jones isn’t a big fan of college student and horseman extraordinaire Matt Tucker, but since they work on the same ranch this summer, he’s stuck with him. But maybe it’s not Matt Kee dislikes; maybe it’s that Matt reminds him of the r...


  • Tired soldiers Gemini and Zandro expected to die in the depths of Sansion Keep on Cadewyn Island, but a mysterious trio brings them freedom. Haunted and lost, the pair and their unlikely travel companions head home, a three-day journey across the pla...


  • Stephen Valentino finds it's hard to go from homelessness to a life with eerily friendly guys who keep saying they want to help him. Staying with new acquaintances Matt Tucker and Tom Van der Haas for the summer, Stephen is in a new world, with a job...


  • Returning home from a mission trip to Mexico, Seth Roberts is tired, grieving, and wondering what God is doing in his life. To make matters worse, he has promised to help friend Tom Van der Haas host a party of teenage girls at Tom's uncle's beach ho...


  • Unable to get back to Colorado for Christmas, Matt Tucker goes home with his roommate Tom to Georgia, where Christmas is warm and sunny and feels a little bit wrong. Soon, though, the weather is the least of his problems, as his girlfriend Dana's par...


  • Enter the world of Balia, a place not so different from our own. Explore lush landscapes and rich cultures as Balia's creator, TrueGod, moves through many times and places to find lost and broken people to call his own.In the ancient desert town of A...


  • School is back in session, and it might be a year to remember. Tom Van der Haas had an amazing summer in the Yucatan, but now it's time to get back to real life. With new roommates Matt Tucker and his cousin Eric Van der Haas, he faces new challenges...


  • Since his mother's death four years ago, college freshman Eric Van der Haas has spent two weeks total with his brother Aaron. Suddenly, as a favor to his aunt, he and Aaron, as well as their younger, angry cousin Brenda and Eric's best friend Samanth...


  • The mysterious and dangerous Yucatan Peninsula is the backdrop for Yucatan Cowboy, Boys of Summer Series Book Two. Meet college student Matt Tucker, who tries to hide from his life by leading horse rides at a Christian camp in Mexico. What he doesn't...


  • Burned in a house fire a few days before losing his father, Shawn Carpenter spent most of his teen years working, caring for his family, and paying penance. When an acquaintance invites him to a college youth group, the changes in his life are immens...