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ENGLISH FICTION

1 STEP AWAY: A MODERN TWIST ON ONE OF THE WORLD'S OLDEST TALES
Author:   WILSON, ERIC (ERIC P.)
S/P/V: Heavy violence
Reading level: Adult
Series: BY THE NUMBERS    1

LB  07308
1 volume in 1 container

Bret and Sara Vreeland have been targeted by someone with a plot that
reaches into their past and threatens their future. When one of Sara's
patients dies, the mysterious old man leaves his fortune to her and
her family. They have no idea they are part of an experiment. Satan
has sought God's permission to test the Vreelands with a six million
dollar blessing. Now as the Vreelands' lives take a turn for the
better, will their souls take a turn for the worse? Contains violence.
2012.

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ABIDE WITH ME
Author:   STROUT, ELIZABETH
S/P/V: None
Reading level: Adult

LB  05075
1 volume in 1 container

Maine, 1950s. Clergyman Tyler Caskey despairs after his wife's death
and cannot cope with his daughters' needs. He has little support from
community parishioners, who gossip about Tyler's possible affair with
his housekeeper. By the author of Amy and Isabelle (RC 48913). 2006.

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ALMOST HEAVEN
Author:   FABRY, CHRIS, 1961-
S/P/V: Some violence
Reading level: Adult

LB  06694
1 volume in 1 container

Some people say Billy has a heart of gold. Others say he's a bit odd.
The truth is, he's a hillbilly genius - a collector, a radio whiz -
and he can make the mandolin sing. Billy has dreams and though things
always seem to go wrong, his life has not gone unnoticed. Malachi is
an angel sent to observe and protect Billy. Though it's not his dream
assignment, Malachi always follows orders. And soon he begins to see
the bigger picture - that each step Billy takes is a note added to
a beautiful song. Some violence. 2010.

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AMISH GATHERING: LIFE IN LANCASTER COUNTY
Author:   WISEMAN, BETH
S/P/V: None
Reading level: Adult

LB  06346
1 volume in 1 container

Three heartwarming tales of old friends and new beginnings in an
Amish community. Leah can write stories, but is no good at the
skills of a proper Amish wife. Will she ever find someone who accepts
her as she is? Josiah left Paradise ten years ago without saying
goodbye. Now he's back, and his friend Amanda is learning that there
are things even a capable Amish girl can't fix. It's been too long
since Rebecca has put on her skates and flown across the ice - since
the accident that took her twin and broke her heart. 2009.

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AMISH GIFT
Author:   KELLER, CYNTHIA
S/P/V: None
Reading level: Adult

LB  07277
1 volume in 1 container

After her husband, Shep, loses his latest job, he inherits a house,
along with a long-established bicycle shop. The move gives Jennie,
Shep, and their children a chance for a fresh start. While Shep dives
into his new venture at the bike shop, Jennie loves being a
stay-at-home mom but yearns to find some fulfillment outside of her
family - particularly as they struggle financially. She embarks on a
candy-making enterprise, but as the holiday season approaches
long-simmering tensions between husband and wife rise to the surface.
2012.

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AMISH LOVE: THREE AMISH NOVELLAS
Author:   WISEMAN, BETH
S/P/V: None
Reading level: Adult

LB  06632
1 volume in 1 container

In Beth Wiseman's "Healing Hearts," Levina Lapp and her husband
Naaman are alone for the first time in thirty years. Will they fall
in love again? A tragic accident rocks a peaceful Amish community in
"What the Heart Sees" by Kathleen Fuller. And in Kelly Long's "A
Marriage of the Heart," Rachel Yoder, tired of her Amish lifestyle,
seeks marriage to escape her domineering father's rule. 2010.

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AMISH MIDWIFE
Author:   CLARK, MINDY STARNS
S/P/V: None
Reading level: Adult
Series: WOMEN OF LANCASTER COUNTY     

LB  06829
1 volume in 1 container

A burning desire to learn about her biological family leads nurse-
midwife Lexie Jaeger from her home in Oregon to the heart of
Pennsylvania Amish country. There she meets Marta Bayer, a mysterious
lay-midwife who may hold the key to Lexie's past, but she's not
talking - especially following the death of an Amish client during
childbirth. 2011.

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ANGELINA'S BACHELORS
Author:   O'REILLY, BRIAN
S/P/V: Some profanity;
Reading level: Adult

LB  07072
1 volume in 1 container

Grieving over the loss of her husband, Angelina D'Angelo finds herself
cooking more food than she can possibly eat in a cooking marathon.
She delivers the results to the neighbors in her South Philly
community. Retiree Basil Cupertino offers her a job cooking for him
six days a week. Soon, word of Angelina's extraordinary culinary
prowess spreads, and Angelina finds herself cooking for seven
bachelors, while discovering the magical power of food to heal, to
bring people together and maybe even to present second chances. Some
strong language. 2011.

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ANNA'S RETURN: PLEASANT VALLEY, BOOK 3
Author:   PERRY, MARTA
S/P/V: None
Reading level: Adult
Series: PLEASANT VALLEY    3

LB  07375
1 volume in 1 container

After three years in the English world, Anna Beiler returns to her
Amish family with her adopted daughter Gracie. But events from Anna's
past threaten to endanger the community. Commercial audiobook. 2010.

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ANONYMOUS BRIDE
Author:   MCDONOUGH, VICKIE
S/P/V: None
Reading level: Adult
Series: TEXAS BOARDINGHOUSE BRIDES    1

LB  06810
1 volume in 1 container

Returning as Lookout's new town marshal, Luke is determined to face
the past and move on. But when he discovers that the woman who
betrayed him is now a widow, all his plans fall at his feet. Rachel's
marriage to James Hamilton was not what Luke or the town thought it to
be. Now James is dead, and Luke is back. Could they possibly fall in
love a second time? Further complicating matters, three brides
ordered for Luke through newspaper ads by his incorrigible cousins
show up in town, and the only place for them to stay is Rachel's
boardinghouse. 2011.

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ANOTHER CHANCE TO LOVE YOU
Author:   HATCHER, ROBIN LEE
S/P/V: None
Reading level: Adult

LB  05179
1 volume in 1 container

Eleven years after an intense breakup with his college sweetheart,
Monica, Daniel Rourke returns to Boise, Idaho - a successful
investigative reporter and bestselling author. It was when he
returned to Boise that Daniel's world was turned upside-down by the
revelation that Monica had borne him a daughter, Heather, all those
years ago. As he finds himself losing his heart to Monica again and
falling completely under Heather's spell, Daniel wonders if they
could call the fast-paced Chicago world he lives in home? Could he
lay claim to the life he should have had?

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AT HOME IN MITFORD: THE MITFORD YEARS, VOLUME 1
Author:   KARON, JAN
S/P/V: None
Reading level: Adult
Series: MITFORD    1

LB  04598
1 volume in 1 container

After years as a priest in the Southern village of Mitford, Father
Tim wonders if he should move on. Then on the day a letter from the
bishop tells him to "hang in there ... give it a year," things begin
to change, including an interest in his neighbor, Cynthia, and the
arrival of Barnabas, a rather large dog. Prequel to "A Light in the
Window" (BR 122700, RC 44195, LB 4559).

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BAYOU PARADOX
Author:   CAROLL, ROBIN
S/P/V: None
Reading level: Adult

LB  06180
1 volume in 1 container

The untamed Louisiana bayou is not for the faint of heart. But until
now, Tara LeBlanc has always considered it a sanctuary, its lush
foliage a source of medicinal healing. What evil has infiltrated her
haven? Two elderly women she loves lie near death, and Tara knows
their illnesses are no accident. Only one man can save Tara from the
same fate: Sheriff Rene "Bubba" Theriot. The strong-willed lawman
throws his all into protecting her, laying his heart on the line as
well as his life. Now they both stand to lose it all. 2008.

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BELIEVERS
Author:   GILES, JANICE HOLT
S/P/V: None
Reading level: Adult
Series: SMOKY MOUNTAINS PIONEERS    4

LB  02406
1 volume in 1 container

In 1800 a young Kentucky woman agrees to join a Shaker colony with
her recently converted husband. He finds fulfillment in the daily
routine and group solidarity, but she becomes increasingly unhappy
with her neighbors and her marriage. Portrays life in a nineteenth-
century Shaker community.
  [CI 703 recorded by Kentucky Regional (KY 1413).]

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BELLA
Author:   SAMSON, LISA, 1964-
S/P/V: None
Reading level: Adult

LB  06133
1 volume in 1 container

An international soccer star, Jose is on his way to sign a multi-
million dollar contract when a series of events brings his career to
a halt.  Nina, a struggling waitress trying to make it in New York
City, discovers something about herself she's unprepared for. In one
irreversible moment, their lives are turned inside out - until a
simple gesture of kindness brings them together, turning an ordinary
day into an extraordinary experience. 2008.

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BEYOND SUMMER
Author:   WINGATE, LISA
S/P/V: None
Reading level: Adult

LB  06546
1 volume in 1 container

When soon-to-be college student Tam Lambert learns that her family's
finances are collapsing, the privileged life she's known is forever
changed. Tam and her family must move to a tiny house owned by her
father's company, Householders, in the Dallas neighborhood of Blue
Sky Hill. Shasta Reid-Williams and her husband have just purchased
their first home in Blue Sky Hill, and it's the perfect place to
raise her children. Even better is having a great neighbor like Tam,
who lives across the street. When news of a corrupt mortgage scheme
breaks, and Blue Sky Hill neighbors realize they could soon lose their
homes, new friendships and old loyalties are tested. And two young
women will discover the strength and maturity to do the impossible.
2010.

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BIGGER LIFE
Author:   SMITH, ANNETTE GAIL, 1959-
S/P/V: None
Reading level: Adult

LB  06139
1 volume in 1 container

Joel Carpenter did not plan for his life to turn out like this.  He
never meant to be a single dad, working at a hair salon in Eden Plain,
Texas.  But at twenty-seven, he finds himself juggling custody of his
preschool son with Kari, the ex-wife he still loves, and sharing
Sunday dinners with a group of other single dads.  Joel regrets the
choices that brought him to this place, but it's not until the worst
happens that he learns how much he still has to give. 2006.

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BLUE RUIN
Author:   HILL, GRACE LIVINGSTON, 1865-1947
S/P/V: None
Reading level: Adult
Series: LIVING BOOKS     

LB  04279
1 volume in 1 container

As Dana Whipple and Lynette Brooke plan their lives together, it
becomes increasingly clear that overbearing Dana hopes to mold Lynette
into a perfect, obedient preacher's wife. When Dana becomes smitten
with a sophisticated New Yorker, Lynette's family sends her to Europe,
where she too, meets a captivating stranger. 1928.

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BLUEBIRD AND THE SPARROW: WOMEN OF THE WEST, BOOK 10
Author:   OKE, JANETTE, 1935-
S/P/V: None
Reading level: Adult
Series: WOMEN OF THE WEST   10

LB  04461
1 volume in 1 container

Berta gets a new playmate, a baby sister. But it is a long time before
Glenna is old enough to play with, and her arrival upsets Berta's
world. As they grow into young women, Berta finds herself resenting
the lovely Glenna and vows to be her complete opposite. Berta soon
drives a wedge between herself, the rest of the family, and her God.
It will take a family tragedy to change Berta's attitude.

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BRIDGE
Author:   KINGSBURY, KAREN
S/P/V: None
Reading level: Adult

LB  07239
1 volume in 1 container

Tennessee college sweethearts Molly and Ryan eventually go their
separate ways. But seven years later, bookstore owner Charlie Barton,
who is facing financial ruin, has a near-fatal car accident. Molly and
Ryan join the effort to save the shop and, with God's help, witness a
miracle. 2012.

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BRIGHT ARROWS
Author:   HILL, GRACE LIVINGSTON, 1865-1947
S/P/V: None
Reading level: Adult

LB  04688
1 volume in 1 container

Left alone after her beloved father's death, lovely young Eden
Thurston struggles to hold her life and faith together. Then she
receives help from two unexpected sources: letters left to her by
her father that were written by her mother when Eden was just a child,
and a handsome young lawyer who comes to help her settle her father's
estate. The letters give Eden the loving and wise counsel she so
urgently needs, helping her overcome difficulty and danger at the
hands of deceitful men and scheming relatives. And the young lawyer
helps her discover a new dimension of faith - and love.

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CALL ME MRS. MIRACLE
Author:   MACOMBER, DEBBIE
S/P/V: None
Reading level: Adult

LB  06530
1 volume in 1 container

While working in the toy department of a New York City store, Mrs.
Miracle meets Holly, who is searching for a robot for her nephew. Mrs.
Miracle plays matchmaker for Holly and the store owner's son Jake.
Includes recipes. Sequel to Mrs. Miracle (DB/RC 70101). Commercial
audiobook. 2010.

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CALLING OF EMILY EVANS: WOMEN OF THE WEST, BOOK 1
Author:   OKE, JANETTE, 1935-
S/P/V: None
Reading level: Adult
Series: WOMEN OF THE WEST    1

LB  04702
1 volume in 1 container

When Emily Evans goes off to Gethsemene Bible School, she has no idea
what is in store for her. She quickly discovers one thing--God does
not seem ready to send her a helpmate. Then one day during the chapel
hour, Emily realizes that God is calling her to become a missionary,
even if she has to go alone. Her main concerns are whether Bible
School has truly prepared her, and if her faith is strong enough not
to be shaken by local doubters.

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CASE OF BAD TASTE: A MORNING SHADE MYSTERY #1
Author:   COPELAND, LORI
S/P/V: None
Reading level: Adult
Series: MORNING SHADE    1

LB  06073
1 volume in 1 container

Nothing ever happened in the tiny community of Morning Shade,
Arkansas. That is, until now. The whole town is ablaze with the news
of a break-in. But a burglar who doesn't take anything? That's what
town watchdog Hurgus Conley and his feisty elderly sidekick, Stella
Diamond, can't figure out. Who's ever heard of a thief who rearranges
furniture and replaces old lamps with new ones: For frustrated author
Maude Diamond, it's better material than she could ever have come up
with on her own. 2005.

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CASE OF CROOKED LETTERS: A MORNING SHADE MYSTERY #2
Author:   COPELAND, LORI
S/P/V: None
Reading level: Adult
Series: MORNING SHADE    2

LB  06172
1 volume in 1 container

A series of chain letters throws the townspeople of Morning Shade into
a tizzy. Who is trying to bilk little old ladies out of their money
with promises of good health and untold millions? What starts out as
a simple chain letter can turn into full-fledged mail fraud, and
someone in town is to blame. Meanwhile Maude Diamond is busy
fulfilling another book contract and dreaming of the day her financial
woes will be solved. 2004.

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CEDAR COVE CHRISTMAS
Author:   MACOMBER, DEBBIE
S/P/V: None
Reading level: Adult
Series: CEDAR COVE RELATED WORKS     

LB  06122
1 volume in 1 container

Pregnant Mary Jo Wyse comes to Cedar Cove, Washington, on Christmas
Eve seeking David Rhodes, the father of her baby. Librarian Grace
Harding takes in Mary Jo, who gives birth that night with help from
paramedic Mack McAfee. Then Mary Jo's three brothers arrive to welcome
the newborn. Bestseller. 2008.

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CHASING LILACS
Author:   STEWART, CARLA
S/P/V: None
Reading level: Adult

LB  06579
1 volume in 1 container

Graham Camp, Texas, 1958. Sammie Tucker, soon to be 13, has a mother
with nerve problems, a desire for a typewriter since she wants to be
a writer, and a sort-of boyfriend in Cly, an Elvis Presley-like teen
just arrived from California with a stuffed bag of family issues.
When her mother commits suicide and a not-so-favorite aunt arrives,
Sammie has to decide whom she can trust with her deepest fears: her
best friend who has an opinion about everything, the mysterious Cly,
or her round-faced neighbor with gentle advice and strong shoulders
to cry on. 2010.

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CHOICE
Author:   FISHER, SUZANNE WOODS
S/P/V: None
Reading level: Adult

LB  06462
1 volume in 1 container

One moment Carrie Weaver was looking forward to running away with
Lancaster Barnstormers pitcher Solomon Riehl - plans that included
leaving the Amish community where they grew up. The next moment she
was staring into a future as broken as her heart. Now, Carrie is
faced with a choice. But will this opportunity be all she hoped?
Or will this decision change her life forever? 2010.

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CHRISTMAS STORIES FOR THE HEART
Author:   GRAY, ALICE
S/P/V: None
Reading level: Adult

LB  07143
1 volume in 1 container

"Christmas Stories for the Heart" is a collection of Christmas stories
written by notable Christian authors, including Charles Swindoll,
Max Lucado, Tim LaHaye, and Robin Jones Gunn as well as a story by
Robert Louis Stevenson titled "A Christmas Prayer."

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CLARA AND THE COWBOY
Author:   VETSCH, ERICA
S/P/V: Some violence
Reading level: Adult
Series: IDAHO BRIDES    1

LB  06813
1 volume in 1 container

From his abusive, alcoholic father to the townspeople who treat him
like he's cut from the same cloth, and the insecurities that fill his
own head, nothing Alec McConnell ever does is good enough. So how
can he possibly let himself be in love with the boss's daughter? And
why on earth would she have declared her love for him? When Clara's
life is threatened by dangerous cattle rustlers, will Alec finally
discover the answers he's been seeking? If he lets go of the past, can
he trust God for the future? Some violence. 2010.

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CLOUDY JEWEL
Author:   HILL, GRACE LIVINGSTON, 1865-1947
S/P/V: None
Reading level: Young Adult; Adult

LB  04626
1 volume in 1 container

Gentle, lovely Julia Cloud has devoted her life to caring for others.
Now, after her invalid mother's death, she is without the financial
means to live on her own.  But she dreads accepting her selfish
younger sister's offer to go and live with her and take care of her
demanding children. Then, just when Julia has resigned herself to a
bleak future as a servant in her sister's home, something amazing
happens.  Julia's lively young niece and nephew, her deceased brothers
children, turn up on her doorstep with a thrilling proposition.
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COMMON LIFE, THE WEDDING STORY: THE MITFORD YEARS, VOLUME 6
Author:   KARON, JAN
S/P/V: None
Reading level: Adult
Series: MITFORD    6

LB  04892
1 volume in 1 container

In this companion to the Mitford Years series, Father Tim Kavanaugh
finally gets up the courage to ask Cynthia Coppersmith to marry him.
Tensions mount as each struggles with doubt and preparations.
Meanwhile the entire town becomes involved in the planning.
Bestseller.

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CONVENIENT WIFE
Author:   SCHMIDT, ANNA, 1943-
S/P/V: None
Reading level: Adult

LB  06657
1 volume in 1 container

His plan was simple - just convince Caroline Hudson to take his
children in as wards. Widower Tyrone Justice is stunned when the
Nantucket schoolmistress requests a wedding instead! But what could
be simpler than a marriage of convenience? Tyrone's children will have
stability, Caroline will have security, and neither Tyrone nor
Caroline will have to risk their hearts. Bruised by past loves and
losses, neither is ready to take that chance again. Unless a
potentially deadly disaster makes them see that happiness lies within
reach. 2010.

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COTTAGE BY THE SEA
Author:   GUNN, ROBIN JONES, 1955-
S/P/V: None
Reading level: Adult

LB  07309
1 volume in 1 container

Erin's new business as a wedding planner is running at full speed and
her empty nest years are full of promise when she receives a call that
puts everything on hold. Her estranged father has had a stroke and his
odd second wife leaves, making it clear this is not what she signed
up for. So Erin's visit to her father's cottage by the sea is extended
indefinitely. At first the task before her is as daunting as the wild
Oregon coast that has become her unwanted second home. Yet Erin finds
the gift of healing in the many hours she spends beside her ailing
father. 2012.

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COURTING CATE: THE COURTSHIPS OF LANCASTER COUNTY
Author:   GOULD, LESLIE
S/P/V: None
Reading level: Adult
Series: COURTSHIPS OF LANCASTER COUNTY    1

LB  07323
1 volume in 1 container

Cate Miller has scared off every suitor. Pete Troyer has never
failed at anything. Could he be the one to finally tame the fiery
Cate? (This Amish romance is a take-off on Shakespeare's "Taming of
the Shrew.") 2012.

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COURTING MISS ADELAIDE
Author:   DEAN, JANET
S/P/V: None
Reading level: Adult

LB  06196
1 volume in 1 container

The "orphan train" seemed like small-town spinster Adelaide Crum's
last chance to know the simple joys of family life. So many lost
children, every one of them dreaming only of a caring home - the home
she longed to offer. And yet the narrow-minded town elders refused
to entrust even the most desperate child to a woman alone.
Newspaperman Charles Graves believed his heart was closed forever,
but he swore to stand by this lovely, lonely woman who was fighting
for the right to take some motherless child into her heart.

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DAKOTA CHILD
Author:   FORD, LINDA (LINDA CAROL)
S/P/V: None
Reading level: Adult

LB  06400
1 volume in 1 container

Trapped in a North Dakota blizzard, single mother Vivian Halliday's
prayer for herself and her child is answered in the seemingly
terrifying form of Billy Black. The hulk of a man is feared by the
townsfolk - yet in the home he shares with his ailing mother, the
handsome, gentle giant warms her baby's bottles and sings sweet
lullabies that lull even Vivian to peaceful sleep. When the storm
abates, will she seek the life that led her back to the village...
or stay where she's found an unexpected family for herself and her
child? 2009.
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DANGER WITHIN
Author:   HANSEN, VALERIE
S/P/V: None
Reading level: Adult

LB  06255
1 volume in 1 container

In an email message to her boss, Al Crane, Colleen Montgomery reveals
her suspicion that a story is brewing at the Double V Ranch. She
writes that there is a rumor that rancher Michael Vance has lost
several cows to a mystery ailment and that his old foreman has
disappeared. The new foreman, Hector Delgado is cagey and bears
watching. Montgomery believes that something sinister is starting up
in Colorado Springs. 2006.

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DAWN OF THE MORNING
Author:   HILL, GRACE LIVINGSTON, 1865-1947
S/P/V: None
Reading level: Adult

LB  07366
1 volume in 1 container

Another inspiring story of wholesome sweethearts whose faith and
overflowing hearts cope triumphantly with problems as daunting as
heartless stepmothers and cholera epidemics. Dawn Rensselaer is a
runaway bride, fleeing a husband she was tricked into marrying. But
is she also running away from love? 1911.

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DEAR LADY
Author:   HATCHER, ROBIN LEE
S/P/V: None
Reading level: Adult
Series: COMING TO AMERICA    1

LB  06391
1 volume in 1 container

Lady Beth Wellington has come to America in 1897 to escape an
arranged marriage. But when she shows up on the doorstep of her
ten-year-old pen pal Jane Steele, the girl's father, Garret, makes
Beth feels she has made a mistake in coming to Montana. Eventually
time heals all wounds, including those suffered by Garret in his
first marriage. 1997.

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DEEP IN THE HEART OF TROUBLE
Author:   GIST, DEEANNE
S/P/V: None
Reading level: Adult

LB  06179
1 volume in 1 container

1898. Texas bicycle enthusiast Essie Spreckelmeyer, who was reconciled
to spinsterhood in Courting Trouble (RC 66255), now runs her father's
oil company. After Tony Morgan is disinherited, he takes a job working
for Essie. The two fall in love and hope that past mistakes do not
jeopardize their future. 2008.

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DIARY OF A LOVING HEART: LOVE IS A GENTLE STRANGER, VOLUME 3
Author:   BACHER, JUNE MASTERS
S/P/V: None
Reading level: Adult
Series: LOVE IS A GENTLE STRANGER    3

LB  06360
1 volume in 1 container

Chris Beth struggles to deal with the death of her sister, Vangie;
the diary she left behind; and a host of other problems that test
her faith. Sequel to "Love's Silent Song" (RC 44256). 1993.

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DISCOVERY
Author:   WALSH, DAN, 1957-
S/P/V: None
Reading level: Adult

LB  07380
1 volume in 1 container

When aspiring writer Michael Warner inherits his grandfather's
Charleston estate, he settles in to write his first novel. But within
the confines of the stately home, he discovers an unpublished
manuscript that his grandfather, a literary giant whose novels sold
in the millions, had kept hidden from everyone - but clearly intended
Michael to find....2012.

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DISTANT MELODY
Author:   SUNDIN, SARAH
S/P/V: Some violence
Reading level: Adult

LB  06626
1 volume in 1 container

Never pretty enough to please her gorgeous mother, Allie will do
anything to gain her approval, even marry a man she doesn't love. Lt.
Walter Novak - fearless in the cockpit but hopeless with women - takes
his last furlough home in California before going overseas. Walt and
Allie meet and begin a correspondence that will change their lives.
The letters that fly between Walt's muddy bomber base and Allie's
mansion bind them together in friendship. But can they untangle the
secrets, commitments, and expectations that keep them apart? Some
violence. 2010.

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DOCTOR IN PETTICOATS: SOPHIE'S DAUGHTERS
Author:   CONNEALY, MARY
S/P/V: Heavy violence
Reading level: Adult
Series: SOPHIES DAUGHTERS    1

LB  06753
1 volume in 1 container

Doctor Alex Buchanan is a wanted man - a Civil War deserter from the
army stalked by a bounty hunter - but he's rather be dead than inflict
any more pain on his patients. Beth McClellan is idealistic, believing
the nursing training she received will be enough to help her serve
as doctor to her home town in West Texas. When Alex and Beth meet in
a stagecoach accident, they find that they work well together. But
are his demons and her dreams too deeply rooted for either of them
to pay the price required for a future together? Violence. 2010.

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DRUMS OF CHANGE, THE STORY OF RUNNING FAWN: WOMEN OF THE WEST, BOOK 12
Author:   OKE, JANETTE, 1935-
S/P/V: None
Reading level: Adult
Series: WOMEN OF THE WEST   12

LB  04449
1 volume in 1 container

SUBTITLE: "Women of the West, Book 12"
In 1874, Martin Forbes, a young missionary, arrives in Alberta,
Canada, to establish a school and bring Christianity to the Blackfoot
Indians. Two star pupils, Running Fawn and Silver Fox are then sent to
school in Calgary, where Silver Fox is able to accept Christianity,
but Running Fawn returns home to her family and beliefs. 1996.

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ELEMENTARY, MY DEAR WATKINS
Author:   CLARK, MINDY STARNS
S/P/V: None
Reading level: Adult

LB  06095
1 volume in 1 container

When someone tries to push Jo Tulip in front of a New York train, her
ex-fiance, Bradford, suffers an injury while saving her - and the
unintentional sleuth is thrown onto the tracks of a very personal
mystery. Jo's boyfriend, Danny Watkins, is away in Paris, so she
begins a solo investigation of her near-murder. What secret was
Bradford about to share before he took the fall? And when Jo uncovers
clues tied to Europe, can she and Danny work together in time to
save her life?

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ELLA'S WISH
Author:   EICHER, JERRY S
S/P/V: None
Reading level: Adult
Series: LITTLE VALLEY    2

LB  07058
1 volume in 1 container

Ella Yoder has moved into her dream house. In the stillness of the
great house, she ponders her options. How is she to survive on her
own? How will she ever forget Aden? Two would-be suitors soon make
their intentions known, but Ella is unsure of her feelings. 2011.

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EMILY'S CHANCE: THE CALLAHANS OF TEXAS, BOOK 2
Author:   GILLENWATER, SHARON
S/P/V: None
Reading level: Adult

LB  06911
1 volume in 1 container

Emily Rose may be in the tiny West Texas town on Callahan's Crossing
for now, but it's just a rung on her ladder to success. Her work at
the historical society will look good on her resume as she pursues
the prestigious world of a big city museum curator. But cowboy Chance
Callahan has decided that he can convince her to stay - both with the
town and with him. 2010

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ESCAPE FROM FRED
Author:   WHITTINGTON, BRAD
S/P/V: None
Reading level: Young Adult; Adult

LB  05213
1 volume in 1 container

Mark Cloud, a self-deprecating young hero, escapes Fred, Texas, to
relish the anonymity of college in the final book of this fiction
series about a restless preacher's kid in the 1970s. But the
proverbial time of his life skips a beat when a series of catastrophes
leads him back home, and then on a soul-searching road trip through
America's heartland, where his most complex questions find some
surprising answers.

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EVER PRESENT DANGER
Author:   HERMAN, KATHY
S/P/V: None
Reading level: Adult
Series: PHANTOM HOLLOW     

LB  06210
1 volume in 1 container

At eighteen, Ivy Griffith likes nothing better than getting stoned
with her boyfriend and his basketball buddies - until one nightmare
afternoon when Ivy watches in horror as they murder a teammate and
bury his body.  The four friends make a pact to keep quiet, and Ivy
flees home for college and never looks back.  After ten years of
numbing her guilt with drugs, single mom Ivy is finally clean and
returning home to shed this baggage forever.  Then disaster strikes
at her high school reunion, and Ivy is the only witness left alive.
2007.

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FINDING OF JASPER HOLT
Author:   HILL, GRACE LIVINGSTON, 1865-1947
S/P/V: None
Reading level: Adult

LB  03248
1 volume in 1 container

Jasper Holt saves Jean Grayson and returns her safely home.  They
fall in love, but Jasper knows that his reputation as a wild cowboy
will set her family against him.

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FIT TO BE TIED: THE SISTERS OF BETHLEHEM SPRINGS
Author:   HATCHER, ROBIN LEE
S/P/V: None
Reading level: Adult

LB  06310
1 volume in 1 container

Fearless, fun-loving Cleo Arlington dresses like a cowboy and can
ride, rope and wrangle a horse as well as any man. In 1916, however,
those are not talents most young women aspire to. But Cleo, twenty-
nine and single, loves life on her father's Idaho ranch. Still, she
hopes someday to marry and have children. Enter Sherwood Stratham, an
English aristocrat whose father has sentenced him to a year of work
in America to "straighten him out". Cleo's challenge: transform this
uptight playboy into a down-home cowboy. 2009.

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FOR WHOM THE WEDDING BELL TOLLS: A ROMANCE MYSTERY
Author:   MEHL, NANCY
S/P/V: None
Reading level: Adult

LB  06417
1 volume in 1 container

The eclectic citizens of Winter Break, Kansas, keep Ivy Towers on her
toes as she solves puzzling mysteries and navigates the mysterious
ways of love. In For Whom The Wedding Bell Tolls, the wedding planner
is dead and Ivy is a suspect. Now the wedding of Ivy Towers and Deputy
Sheriff Amos Parker is on hold - along with their blissful future -
until Ivy can figure out just who nixed their nuptials. 2008.

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GATHERING OF MEMORIES: A PLACE CALLED HOME SERIES, BOOK 4
Author:   WICK, LORI
S/P/V: None
Reading level: Adult
Series: PLACE CALLED HOME    4

LB  04753
1 volume in 1 container

Silas Cameron's young wife, Amy, is despairing of ever becoming
pregnant when she hears about the five Jackson siblings. Their mother
has just died and their father's whereabouts are unknown. Although
the oldest, Mandy, is just four years younger than she, Amy wants to
take the children in. As she explains to Mandy, "God knew you were
just what we needed." Sequel to "The Long Road Home" (RC 41474).
(Book #4 in the "A Place Called Home Series")

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GIRL FROM MONTANA
Author:   HILL, GRACE LIVINGSTON, 1865-1947
S/P/V: None
Reading level: Adult

LB  05279
1 volume in 1 container

Defenseless Elizabeth, who has just buried her brother, is
confronted by his murderer who claims he loves her. Escaping on
her horse across the wilderness, she runs headlong into a man
unlike the other rough men she has known. The gentleman's
protection and her strong Christian faith help her survive the
dangers of the wilderness.
(Cassette recorded by Michigan Regional LM-6073 BUT IS NO LONGER
AVAILABLE FROM THEM.)

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GOOD NEWS FROM NORTH HAVEN
Author:   LINDVALL, MICHAEL L
S/P/V: None
Reading level: Adult

LB  05157
1 volume in 1 container

The Reverend David Battles, his wife, and their two young children
arrived in North Haven, Minnesota, four years ago. Life for them has
sometimes been less than expected, but usually much more. Battles
recounts a year in the life of the village and of the congregation of
the Presbyterian Church. He and his family witness grace at work on
an almost daily basis as the seasons turn.

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GRACE
Author:   EVANS, RICHARD PAUL
S/P/V: None
Reading level: Adult

LB  06956
1 volume in 1 container

1960s. Ninth-grader Eric is still adjusting to his family's move from
California to Utah when he discovers his classmate Grace scrounging
for food in a restaurant dumpster. Eric and his brother, Joel, hide
Grace in their backyard clubhouse. But neither the boys nor Grace can
keep their secrets forever. 2008.

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GRAND SCHEME
Author:   HERMAN, KATHY
S/P/V: None
Reading level: Adult
Series: PHANTOM HOLLOW     

LB  06213
1 volume in 1 container

Things couldn't be better for Rue Kessler.  He's been sober for
eighteen months, married the mother of his eight-year-old son, and
started building their dream house.  To top it off, his father-in-law
hired him to oversee the construction of a big condo project.  Then
Rue and his wife become the target of someone's cruel and frightening
attacks.  What reason would anyone have to dash their hopes and
dreams?  Is someone trying to stop the condo project? Or is something
more sinister afoot? 2008.

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HALF-STITCHED AMISH QUILTING CLUB
Author:   BRUNSTETTER, WANDA E
S/P/V: None
Reading level: Adult

LB  07180
1 volume in 1 container

Join the club of unlikely quilters who show up for Amish widow Emma
Yoder's quilting classes. A troubled young woman, a struggling couple,
a widower, a rough and tough biker, and a preacher's wife make up
the mismatched lot. But as their problems begin to bind them together,
they learn to open up and lend a helping hand. 2012.

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HANNAH'S JOY: PLEASANT VALLEY, BOOK 6
Author:   PERRY, MARTA
S/P/V: None
Reading level: Adult
Series: PLEASANT VALLEY    6

LB  07352
1 volume in 1 container

Newly widowed Hannah and her baby move in with Hannah's aunt in
Pleasant Valley, Pennsylvania--a place that Hannah's family left after
they disavowed the Mennonite order. Hannah helps Amish furniture maker
William control his stutter and falls in love. Meanwhile, her
father-in-law seeks custody of his grandson. 2012.

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HEART OF STONE
Author:   LANDIS, JILL MARIE
S/P/V: Some sex; Some profanity; Some violence
Reading level: Adult

LB  06467
1 volume in 1 container

Having escaped a life she never chose, Laura Foster is finally living
her dream. But even after four years of posing as a respectable widow
in Glory, Texas, she is always afraid someone from her past might
reveal her identity. Believing no man could love her if he knew the
truth, Laura tries to resist the courtship of Reverend Brand
McCormick. But it's his own past that poses a threat to his present
life. As they open their hearts to love and faith, will Laura and
Brand find forgiveness from their community? Some descriptions of sex,
some profanity, and some violence. 2010.

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HEART OF THE WILDERNESS: WOMEN OF THE WEST, BOOK 8
Author:   OKE, JANETTE, 1935-
S/P/V: None
Reading level: Adult
Series: WOMEN OF THE WEST    8

LB  04422
1 volume in 1 container

At fifty, George McMannus must begin a new life. His daughter and
son-in-law have been killed while on a wilderness trip and he must
care for his four-year-old granddaughter, Kendra. George is concerned
about the kind of life he can provide for her in his cabin in the
wild, but he knows they must be together. As Kendra matures she learns
to trust God to help her through many troubled times, and eventually
so does her grandfather.

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HER AMISH MAN
Author:   BATES, ERIN
S/P/V: Some violence
Reading level: Adult

LB  07326
1 volume in 1 container

Because Leah McKenzie's mother was 'shunned' for marrying an outsider,
Leah has never known her Amish relatives. Then she is framed for a
murder she didn't commit, and she needs somewhere to hide until she
can clear her name. Confident no one would search for her in an Amish
community, she heads for her grandmother's home in Illinois. A safe
haven is all Leah is looking for, but she soon finds herself entranced
by the simplicity of the lifestyle. What she doesn't expect to find
is a man who stirs her heart. Some violence. 2013.

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HERE BURNS MY CANDLE
Author:   HIGGS, LIZ CURTIS
S/P/V: None
Reading level: Adult

LB  06351
1 volume in 1 container

As a highlander, Elisabeth Kerr is delighted when she hears that
bonny Prince Charlie is marching on Edinburgh, intent on claiming
his father's throne. The rest of Elisabeth's family, including her
mother-in-law Dowager Lady Marjory Kerr, is less than thrilled with
the idea given that they owe their position in society to the British
crown. When it seems as if the Prince actually has a chance of taking
back Scotland, allegiances in the Kerr household quickly shift, but
even as the Kerrs try to weather the turbulent political climate
during 1745-1746, other family secrets threaten to tear them apart.
In the end, only their faith can save both Elisabeth and Marjory.
2010.

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HOME IN DRAYTON VALLEY
Author:   SAWYER, KIM VOGEL
S/P/V: None
Reading level: Adult

LB  07216
1 volume in 1 container

Fed up with the poor quality of life in 1880 New York, Tarsie Raines
encourages her friends Joss and Mary Brubacher to move with their two
children to Drayton Valley, Kansas. She offers to help with expenses
and to care for Mary and the children as they travel by wagon train.
But when tragedy strikes on the prairie, throwing Tarsie and Joss
into an unexpected arrangement, can they trust God with their dreams
for the future? 2012.

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HOME TO HOLLY SPRINGS: A FATHER TIM NOVEL, BOOK 1
Author:   KARON, JAN
S/P/V: Some profanity;
Reading level: Adult
Series: FATHER TIM NOVEL    1
Series: FATHER TIM NOVELS    1

LB  06173
1 volume in 1 container

LB  06174
1 volume in 1 container

Nearly forty years after leaving his childhood home, retired
Episcopal priest Father Tim Kavanagh of Mitford, North Carolina, is
beckoned back to Holly Springs, Mississippi. While reuniting with old
friends and acquaintances, Father Tim uncovers family secrets and
discovers who sent for him. Some strong language. Bestseller. 2007.

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HOPEFUL HEART
Author:   SAWYER, KIM VOGEL
S/P/V: Some violence
Reading level: Adult

LB  06582
1 volume in 1 container

Awkward and clumsy Tressa Neill is devastated when her socialite
aunt sends her west to Kansas in 1888 to attend a new school that
trains young ladies to be wives to hardworking ranchers. But Tressa
soon finds that she is quite handy at practical matters under Mrs.
Wyatt's firm but sympathetic tutelage, and that Mrs. Wyatt's staunch
faith bolsters her self-confidence and leads Tressa closer to God.
Solitary Abel Samms, struggling to keep his ranch despite significant
losses he suspects are due to rustlers, soon becomes Tressa's good
neighbor, protector, and mentor despite his unhappy past with another
eastern woman. Some violence. 2010.

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HUMMINGBIRD RIDGE
Author:   NAVA, MARGARET
S/P/V: None
Reading level: Adult

LB  06512
1 volume in 1 container

Moving to Florida was supposed to have been a temporary solution
while snowbird Angela Dunn figured out what to do with the next
phase of her life. She's already in her sixties. She didn't intend
to get involved with anyone romantically. And getting married? That
was the last thing on her mind. She hadn't wanted to take a chance
on handsome, charming Gilberto, but somehow, it happened. So now
she's dealing with the challenges of a new life, a new husband, and
a new home in Hummingbird Ridge, West Virginia. 2009.

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IN EVERY HEARTBEAT
Author:   SAWYER, KIM VOGEL
S/P/V: None
Reading level: Adult

LB  06735
1 volume in 1 container

As three friends who grew up in the same orphanage head off to college
together, they each harbor a cherished dream. Libby wishes to become
a famous journalist, Pete plans to study to become a minister, and
Bennett wants to join a fraternity and have as much fun as possible.
But as tensions rise around the world on the brink of World War I, the
friends' differing aspirations and opinions begin to divide them. And
when Libby makes a shocking discovery about Pete's family, will it
drive a final wedge between them? 2010.

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IN THE COMPANY OF OTHERS: A FATHER TIM NOVEL
Author:   KARON, JAN
S/P/V: None
Reading level: Adult
Series: FATHER TIM NOVELS    2

LB  06602
1 volume in 1 container

Retired Episcopalian priest Father Tim takes his wife Cynthia on
vacation to his homeland of Ireland. During their stay at a fishing
lodge run by Anna and Liam Conor, Father Tim becomes overly involved
in the extended Conor family's problems and Cynthia discovers a
journal from the 1860s. Bestseller. 2010.

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IN THIS MOUNTAIN: THE MITFORD YEARS, VOLUME 7
Author:   KARON, JAN
S/P/V: None
Reading level: Adult
Series: MITFORD    7

LB  04829
1 volume in 1 container

"In This Mountain," the seventh book in the Mitford series, finds
Father Tim Cavanaugh and Cynthia living in Mitford again after their
stint on Whitecap Island. Though Father Tim dislikes change, he
dislikes retirement even more. When he decides to take on a unique and
difficult ministry, he feels newly energized. Then an unexpected event
propels him on a painful journey that shakes his faith, his marriage,
and the whole town of Mitford. (Sequel to "A New Song" RC 48430.)

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IN TUNE WITH WEDDING BELLS: A NOVEL OF ENDURING ROMANCE
Author:   HILL, GRACE LIVINGSTON, 1865-1947
S/P/V: None
Reading level: Adult

LB  04376
1 volume in 1 container

Reuben Remington is about to embark on a month-long vacation when
coworker Gillian Guthrie faints at her desk and needs to be taken to
the hospital. But she will not go until she knows someone will take
care of Noel, her five-year-old brother. Having no specific holiday
plans, Reuben volunteers. Attracted to Noel's religious beliefs,
Reuben soon finds faith in God is important in his life, as are
Gillian and Noel. 1941.

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JENNA'S COWBOY
Author:   GILLENWATER, SHARON
S/P/V: None
Reading level: Adult

LB  06424
1 volume in 1 container

Jenna Callahan Colby thought she was content. A partner on her
father's ranch, she is surrounded by family and friends. But she
never expected to see Nate Langley back in town - the first guy she
ever noticed, the one her father sent away all those years ago. And
she never thought their attraction would be as strong as ever. Jenna's
cowboy has some healing to do though, after two tours of duty in the
armed forces. With the help of good friends, strong faith, and a
loving family, he hopes to become the man Jenna deserves. 2010.

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JOSHUA
Author:   GIRZONE, JOSEPH F
S/P/V: None
Reading level: Adult
Series: JOSHUA    1

LB  04472
1 volume in 1 container

"Who is this Joshua, the woodcarver who moved into a cottage near the
edge of town?"  The whole town is asking the same question.  The
simple folk love him--but the clergy is disturbed, especially when
he starts healing the sick and restoring the sight of the blind.  He
is summoned to Rome and censured by a group of cardinals, but when
they try to find him to tell him the news, he's gone--only a pair of
sandals, a gold coin, and a medal are left.

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JUDGMENT: THE ROSE TRILOGY, BOOK 2
Author:   LEWIS, BEVERLY, 1949-
S/P/V: None
Reading level: Adult
Series: ROSE TRILOGY    2

LB  06862
1 volume in 1 container

Rural Pennsylvania. Young Amish woman Rose gets engaged to Silas Good
but misses Nick, the bishop's foster son, who has been spotted in a
Philadelphia homeless shelter. Meanwhile, Rose's sister Hen leaves her
Englischer husband and, along with her daughter, moves in with her
parents. 2011.

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JULIE
Author:   MARSHALL, CATHERINE, 1914-
S/P/V: None
Reading level: Adult

LB  03519
1 volume in 1 container

A novel which draws inspiration from the life of the late author.
Julie Wallace relates her family's ordeal in a flood-prone town in
western Pennsylvania during the 1930s. Her father buys the weekly
newspaper in a company town run by the ruthless owners of the local
steel mill. As a reporter for the paper, Julie crusades against the
steel barons and exposes a life-threatening dam they refuse to
fortify. She also discovers the miseries and delights of first love.
Bestseller 1984.

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JUNE BUG
Author:   FABRY, CHRIS, 1961-
S/P/V: None
Reading level: Adult

LB  06647
1 volume in 1 container

Nine-year-old June Bug and her dad travel around the country in their
beat-up RV. One day June Bug sees a missing-person poster with her
face on it and realizes her father may be lying to her. Meanwhile, in
Dogwood, West Virginia, a grandmother continues her seven-year search.
Christy Award.   2009.

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KATIE'S WAY: PLEASANT VALLEY, BOOK 5
Author:   PERRY, MARTA
S/P/V: None
Reading level: Adult
Series: PLEASANT VALLEY    5

LB  07353
1 volume in 1 container

Young Amish woman Katie Miller opens a quilt shop in Pleasant Valley
after her beloved marries her best friend. Caleb Brand, the furniture
maker next door, is also nursing a broken heart. But when Katie's shop
is vandalized he insists on helping--and falls in love. 2011.

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KISS FOR CADE
Author:   COPELAND, LORI
S/P/V: None
Reading level: Adult
Series: WESTERN SKY    1

LB  06398
1 volume in 1 container

Famous bounty hunter Cade Kolby is forced off the trail to decide the
fate of his late sister's orphaned children. He's not just returning
to his hometown and nieces and nephews, but also to the fiery redhead
he loved and left seventeen years ago. The last person Zoe Bradshaw
wants to see is Cade. She tries to be cool and polite, even as their
attraction flares. But the townsfolk have other ideas. They want to
see the little orphans with a mother and a father, and they form a
plan that includes the possibility of a kiss. 1997.

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LADY LIKE SARAH: A ROCKY CREEK ROMANCE
Author:   BROWNLEY, MARGARET
S/P/V: None
Reading level: Adult

LB  06423
1 volume in 1 container

Sarah Prescott has never known a respectable life. Just a hardscrabble
childhood with brothers who taught her to shoot straight. Justin Wells
left Boston in disgrace, heading out alone on the dusty trail to
Texas. Then the once-respected clergyman encounters a feisty redhead
in handcuffs with a dying US Marshal at her side. Justin's high
society expectations and Sarah's outlaw habits clash from the start.
With a price on her head and an orphan in tow, they make the difficult
journey toward Rocky Creek, where justice will be meted out. 2009.

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LARKSPUR COVE
Author:   WINGATE, LISA
S/P/V: None
Reading level: Adult
Series: MOSES LAKE    1

LB  06757
1 volume in 1 container

Moses Lake, Texas. When her teenage son gets into trouble, newly
divorced social worker Andrea Henderson meets game warden Mart
McClendon. Mart, who is grieving over family deaths, works with Andrea
to help the town's recluse and his granddaughter. Andrea and Mart heal
emotionally and regain their Christian faith. 2011.

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LAW AND MISS MARY
Author:   CLARK, DOROTHY
S/P/V: None
Reading level: Adult

LB  06402
1 volume in 1 container

Mary Randolph plans to do something about the disgraceful way St.
Louis's orphans are treated. She's lost her faith, but she still has
compassion and a drive to help innocents in need. If she has to battle
with by-the-book police captain Samuel Benton to protect them, she'll
give him a challenge he'll never forget. A poverty-stricken childhood
left Sam hungry for the social acceptance now within his reach. All he
has to do is follow through with the city fathers' plans. But Miss
Mary's feisty perseverance gives him second thoughts. 2009.

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LEFT BEHIND: A NOVEL OF THE EARTH'S LAST DAYS
Author:   LAHAYE, TIM F
S/P/V: None
Reading level: Adult
Series: LEFT BEHIND    1

LB  04713
1 volume in 1 container

As Captain Rayford Steele pilots a plane across the Atlantic, his
senior flight attendant, Hattie Durham, gives him the shocking news
that half the passengers have disappeared. Before long, he learns that
people are missing all over the world. Rayford, his priest, and
several others form the Tribulation Force to fight the Antichrist.
Prequel to "Tribulation Force" (RC 47463). 1995.

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LIGHT FROM HEAVEN: THE MITFORD YEARS, BOOK 9
Author:   KARON, JAN
S/P/V: None
Reading level: Adult
Series: MITFORD    9

LB  06153
1 volume in 1 container

Father Tim and Cynthia are house-sitting on a farm outside of Mitford
when the bishop calls with instructions to jumpstart the revival of
Holy Trinity, a mountain church closed forty years ago. Unusual
adventures await Father Tim. Sequel to A New Song (RC 48430, BR
12273). Bestseller. 2005.

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LIGHT IN THE WINDOW: THE MITFORD YEARS, VOLUME 2
Author:   KARON, JAN
S/P/V: None
Reading level: Adult
Series: MITFORD    2

LB  04559
1 volume in 1 container

Father Tim has returned from his two-month visit to Ireland and finds
much in the Southern village of Mitford the same. His neighbor,
Cynthia, still has a special place in his heart, but he just can't
seem to commit himself to her. And a wealthy widow is chasing after
him. Sequel to "At Home In Mitford" (BR 12269, RC 44194, LB 4598).

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LIKE GOLD REFINED: PRAIRIE LEGACY, VOLUME 4
Author:   OKE, JANETTE, 1935-
S/P/V: None
Reading level: Adult
Series: PRAIRIE LEGACY    4

LB  04714
1 volume in 1 container

In this sequel to A Quiet Strength (RC 49959), Virginia and Jonathan
now have three children, in addition to Jenny's daughter, Mindy. But
changes are on the way, and Virginia must accept that her grandparents
can no longer live alone. Unexpectedly, Jenny wants Mindy back. For
senior high and older readers.

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LION OF BABYLON
Author:   BUNN, T. DAVIS, 1952-
S/P/V: Heavy violence
Reading level: Adult

LB  06832
1 volume in 1 container

An American operative sent to rescue two vanished soldiers in Iraq
finds himself in the midst of a centuries-old conflict of religion,
violence, and hatred. Violence. 2011.

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LIVING WITH FRED
Author:   WHITTINGTON, BRAD
S/P/V: None
Reading level: Young Adult; Adult

LB  05152
1 volume in 1 container

In this sequel to "Welcome to Fred," 16-year-old preacher's kid Mark
Cloud finds a book in his church library that asks the now cliched
but then fresh question, "What would Jesus do?" Readers are taken on
a tour of Mark's last two years of high school during which time,
Mark and several other residents of the East Texas town, Fred, attempt
in their own difficult situations, to do what they believe Jesus would
do.

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LONE STAR CAFE: TEXAS HILL COUNTRY SERIES #2
Author:   WINGATE, LISA
S/P/V: None
Reading level: Adult
Series: TEXAS HILL COUNTRY     

LB  04993
1 volume in 1 container

Virginia-based publishing executive Laura Draper goes to Texas to
face-lift a newly acquired magazine. Reeling from the project's
endless snags, a sudden breakup with her boyfriend, and her widowed
father's depression, Laura is in crisis when a detour leads her to a
tiny rural spot called the Crossroads, where two elderly sisters run
an old-fashioned cafe. She is powerfully drawn to the timeless values
the Crossroads represents as well as to local Graham Keeton, a former
military pilot shadowed by a mysterious grief. Sequel to "Texas
Cooking" CT 6728. (Second in Wingate's Texas Hill Country series.)

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LONG ROAD HOME: A PLACE CALLED HOME SERIES, BOOK 3
Author:   WICK, LORI
S/P/V: None
Reading level: Adult
Series: PLACE CALLED HOME    3

LB  04760
1 volume in 1 container

Paul Cameron and Abby Finlayson have each suffered the loss of a
spouse after a brief marriage. Neither can understand how God allowed
this to happen. In despair, Paul deserts his position as preacher and
flees to a logging camp, where he is seriously injured. Abby, a nurse,
helps Paul back to health. Perhaps God plans for them to be together.
Sequel to "A Song for Silas" (RC 41473). (Book #3 in "The Long Road
Home" series)

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LOVE COMES SOFTLY: LOVE COMES SOFTLY, BOOK 1
Author:   OKE, JANETTE, 1935-
S/P/V: None
Reading level: Adult
Series: LOVE COMES SOFTLY    1

LB  06677
1 volume in 1 container

Compelling love story tells of Marty, a young, independent girl of
nineteen who travels West with her new husband, seeking adventure
and fortune.  Soon tragedy strikes and Marty is alone learning first-
hand the lessons of pain, heartache, and anger.  Through her patience
and faith in God she becomes whole again.  Followed by "Love's
Enduring Promise" (RC 22377).  The Prairie Romance Series. 1979.

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LOVE IS A GENTLE STRANGER: LOVE IS A GENTLE STRANGER, VOLUME 1
Author:   BACHER, JUNE MASTERS
S/P/V: None
Reading level: Adult
Series: LOVE IS A GENTLE STRANGER    1

LB  06357
1 volume in 1 container

After being jilted by her fiance, gently bred Chris Beth Kelly heads
for Oregon Territory where she plans to be a teacher. Shortly after
her arrival, Chris Beth learns that her sister is also coming to
Oregon. Both girls find themselves engulfed by a family of friends,
and their individual pains begin to heal. Prequel to "Love's Silent
Song" (RC 44256, LB 6359). 1987.

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LOVE LEADS HOME: LOVE IS A GENTLE STRANGER, VOLUME 4
Author:   BACHER, JUNE MASTERS
S/P/V: None
Reading level: Adult
Series: LOVE IS A GENTLE STRANGER    4

LB  06362
1 volume in 1 container

The fourth book in a six-novel series about the Oregon frontier.  At
nineteen, True North leaves the only home she has known and journeys
to Atlanta, Georgia, in search of her past. For she knows she must go
back before she can move on with her life. She has only begun her
journey when she meets Michael St. John, a shareholder in the railroad
who offers her his protection. Sequel to "Diary of a Loving Heart"
(RC 44257, LB 6360). 1984.

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LOVE'S ABIDING JOY: LOVE COMES SOFTLY, BOOK 4
Author:   OKE, JANETTE, 1935-
S/P/V: None
Reading level: Adult
Series: LOVE COMES SOFTLY    4

LB  06983
1 volume in 1 container

The frontier railroad enables grandparents Marty and Clark to be
joyfully reunited with their family and meet their little grandsons
for the first time.  Then their visit is shattered by a tragic
accident.  Sequel to "Love's Long Journey".  The Prairie Romance
Series. 1983.

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LOVE'S ENDURING PROMISE, LOVE COMES SOFTLY, BOOK 2
Author:   OKE, JANETTE, 1935-
S/P/V: None
Reading level: Adult
Series: LOVE COMES SOFTLY    2

LB  06720
1 volume in 1 container

Clark and Marty, the pioneer couple thrown together after the deaths
of their first mates, now preside over a growing number of youngsters
in their prairie home.  Though they face the joys and trials of
life on a homesteader's farm, their love continues to grow with their
abiding faith.  Sequel to "Love Comes Softly" (RC 22376).  The Prairie
Romance Series.

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LOVE'S LONG JOURNEY: LOVE COMES SOFTLY, BOOK 3
Author:   OKE, JANETTE, 1935-
S/P/V: None
Reading level: Adult
Series: LOVE COMES SOFTLY    3

LB  06800
1 volume in 1 container

Oldest daughter Missie is now married, and she and Willie travel
further west, leaving the security of home and family behind.  The
faith and strength of Missie's childhood support her during the
hardships of the trail and the shocking discovery at its end.  Sequel
to "Love's Enduring Promise".  The Prairie Romance Series.

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LOVE'S SILENT SONG: LOVE IS A GENTLE STRANGER, VOLUME 2
Author:   BACHER, JUNE MASTERS
S/P/V: None
Reading level: Adult
Series: LOVE IS A GENTLE STRANGER    2

LB  06359
1 volume in 1 container

Following their double wedding, Chris Beth and Joe and Vangie and
Wilson wonder what the future holds. Can their small community
support a minister, or will the families be separated? As they pray
for guidance, they must also endure several plagues that strike their
town. Sequel to "Love Is a Gentle Stranger" (RC 44252, LB 6357).

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LOVE'S UNFOLDING DREAM: LOVE COMES SOFTLY, BOOK 6
Author:   OKE, JANETTE, 1935-
S/P/V: None
Reading level: Adult
Series: LOVE COMES SOFTLY    6

LB  07206
1 volume in 1 container

Tender-hearted Belinda, youngest of the Davis children, reaches out to
every wounded or orphaned creature.  When she decides on a nursing
career, her parents find their pride mixed with concern that Belinda
might not be strong enough to face the emotional demands of this
profession.  Sequel to Love's Unending Legacy (RC 22380).  1987.

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MAN'S HEART
Author:   COPELAND, LORI
S/P/V: None
Reading level: Adult

LB  06662
1 volume in 1 container

Jules broke off her wedding to Cruz. Not just once, but twice. Only
for Pop would Jules have made such a sacrifice. And now Pop is gone,
leaving Jules with his struggling potato farm; with a sister excluded
from his will; and with a heart wounded by the sacrifice she made on
his behalf. Then cancer takes her best friend, and Jules finds herself
caring for two small children. How can one woman handle it all? The
answer lies with God. 2011.

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MARIGOLD
Author:   HILL, GRACE LIVINGSTON, 1865-1947
S/P/V: None
Reading level: Young Adult; Adult

LB  04721
1 volume in 1 container

Schoolteacher Marigold Brooke, the daughter of a deceased minister,
is tempted by the worldly goods of a wealthy boyfriend. On a trip to
visit her aunt, Marigold meets Ethan Bevan, a devout Christian. As
they fall in love, she realizes that she needs to return to her
faith. 1938.

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MARQUESA: HEROINES OF THE GOLDEN WEST, BOOK 2
Author:   BLY, STEPHEN A., 1944-
S/P/V: None
Reading level: Adult

LB  04891
1 volume in 1 container

Fortune. Fame. Romance. Heartache. Revenge. The plot is just like the
dramas Isabel Leon has starred in from San Francisco to New York. But
never did she dream it would describe her own life. And never in
Cantrell, Montana! Yet Cantrell offers Isabel true friends, a place
to call home, and the chance to become a new woman. No longer an
actress on the road, she is the proprietor of her own soon-to-be-
completed hotel. Captain Dawson Mandara has guaranteed its completion
within six weeks - provided they can learn to work together. Life in
Montana is every bit as exciting as the dramas she once acted in, but
if Isabel is offered the role she always dreamed of, will she be ready
to accept it? 1998.

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MATCHMAKERS OF BUTTERNUT CREEK
Author:   PERRINE, JANE MYERS
S/P/V: None
Reading level: Adult
Series: BUTTERNUT CREEK    2

LB  07346
1 volume in 1 container

A traumatic experience as a college freshman left Gussie Milton
afraid of relationships, but Miss Birdie and Meredith -- known as
"the Widows" -- think she'd be a perfect wife for the church's young
pastor, who shares a mutual attraction with Gussie. 2012.

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MEMORY BETWEEN US
Author:   SUNDIN, SARAH
S/P/V: None
Reading level: Adult
Series: WINGS OF GLORY    2

LB  06598
1 volume in 1 container

Major Jack Novak has never failed to meet a challenge - until he meets
army nurse Lieutenant Ruth Doherty. When Jack lands in the army
hospital after a plane crash, he makes winning Ruth's heart a top
priority mission. But he has his work cut out for him. Not only is
Ruth focused on her work in order to support her orphaned siblings
back home, she also is determined not to give her heart to any man.
Can Jack break down her defenses? Or are they destined to go their
separate ways? 2010.

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MERCY
Author:   LEWIS, BEVERLY, 1949-
S/P/V: None
Reading level: Adult
Series: ROSE TRILOGY    3

LB  06962
1 volume in 1 container

Lancaster County. After breaking her engagement to Silas, Rose wonders
if she will ever find love again and struggles with lingering feelings
for Nick, the bishop's rebellious foster son. Her sister Hen cares for
Englischer husband Brandon, who returned to their Amish family when he
temporarily became blind. Bestseller. 2011.

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MINE IS THE NIGHT
Author:   HIGGS, LIZ CURTIS
S/P/V: None
Reading level: Adult

LB  06689
1 volume in 1 container

When Elisabeth Kerr and her mother-in-law Marjory leave behind the
crowded streets of Edinburgh and flee to the Borderland, they've lost
their husbands, their titles, and their property. As supporters of
Bonnie Prince Charlie, they've also been branded as traitors.
Elizabeth finds work as a dressmaker for the local gentry, which
brings her to the attention of Lord Jack Buchanan. Will Lord Jack step
forward to help Elisabeth and Marjory or will their scandalous ties
to the Jacobite rebellion prove too great a risk to his reputation?
2011.

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MISS FONTENOT
Author:   BLY, STEPHEN A., 1944-
S/P/V: None
Reading level: Adult

LB  04665
1 volume in 1 container

Oliole Fontenot didn't come West to look for a husband. She came for
freedom. The freedom to be herself - to be a photographer, to succeed
or fail on her own merit, and to grow in her devotion to God. In
Cantrell, Montana, she finds that freedom - but that's not all she
finds. The biggest challenge for Oliole is not outlaws or selling her
photographs, it is the charm of a handsome drover. His openness and
simple ways sneak past her defenses and force her to consider giving
up the freedom she came West to find.

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MITFORD SNOWMEN: A CHRISTMAS STORY
Author:   KARON, JAN
S/P/V: None
Reading level: Adult
Series: MITFORD SERIES COMPANION BOOKS     

LB  04797
1 volume in 1 container

A short Christmas story set in the town of Mitford. During a heavy
snowstorm, people up and down Main Street start a spontaneous
snowman-building contest. Mayor Esther Cunningham appoints herself
the judge and declares the winners and what the prize will be.

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MURDER AMONG FRIENDS
Author:   RICHARDS, RAMONA
S/P/V: None
Reading level: Adult

LB  06071
1 volume in 1 container

The death of bestselling author Aaron Jackson turned Maggie Weston's
world inside out. The manager of Jackson's Writers Retreat, Maggie
knew a murderer hid among her colleagues and friends. Maggie herself
stood to inherit from Aaron's estate. As former New York City cop
Fletcher MacAllister piled up evidence against her, only faith kept
Maggie strong. And Fletcher needed to rekindle his own faith in time
to prevent the killer from claiming another victim. 2007.

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MURDER BY MUSHROOM
Author:   SMITH, VIRGINIA
S/P/V: None
Reading level: Adult

LB  06072
1 volume in 1 container

Serving up murderous munchies at a church potluck social wouldn't
win any popularity contests, as Jackie Hoffner discovered. Someone
had laced Jackie's casserole with poisonous mushrooms, and now her
fellow churchgoer and town fussbudget is pushing up daisies. Suspected
of foul play, Jackie decided to prove her innocence by conducting her
own murder investigation. And Trooper Dennis Walsh's helpful efforts
and boy-next-door charm were welcome.

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MY FOOLISH HEART: A DEEP HAVEN NOVEL
Author:   WARREN, SUSAN MAY, 1966-
S/P/V: None
Reading level: Adult
Series: DEEP HAVEN     

LB  07362
1 volume in 1 container

Unbeknownst to anyone in her small town, Isadora is a radio talk show
host who gives advice on love and relationships even though she's
never been on a date, but that may change now that a handsome
stranger has moved in next door. 2011.

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NAOMI'S CHRISTMAS: A PEASANT VALLEY NOVEL
Author:   PERRY, MARTA
S/P/V: None
Reading level: Adult
Series: PLEASANT VALLEY    7

LB  07311
1 volume in 1 container

When a new life beckons, a dutiful Amish woman must decide what she
owes her family and what she owes herself. Naomi Esch is content
remaining a spinster and caring for her father and sisters following
her mother's death. And she looks forward to expanding her beekeeping
business. But when her father announces his plans to remarry and
declares that he and his new wife will want the house to themselves,
Naomi's expectations are turned upside down. 2012.

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NEVER LOOK BACK
Author:   HERMAN, KATHY
S/P/V: None
Reading level: Adult
Series: PHANTOM HOLLOW     

LB  06214
1 volume in 1 container

After serving time for covering up the strangulation death of a
high-school classmate ten years earlier, Ivy Griffith has paid her
debt to society, kicked her drug habit, and she's making a fresh
start. Problem is, everyone in her hometown of Jacob's Ear, Colorado,
knows what she did. And her seven-year-old son, Montana, keeps probing
about his father - the man Ivy was too stoned to even remember. So
Ivy is thrilled when Rue Kessler takes an interest in her and
Montana - until she discovers Rue and Montana have kept a secret
from her. 2007.

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NEVER SAY NEVER
Author:   WINGATE, LISA
S/P/V: None
Reading level: Adult
Series: DAILY TEXAS     

LB  06371
1 volume in 1 container

Kai Miller floats through life like driftwood tossed by waves. She's
never put down roots and she doesn't plan to. But when a hurricane
evacuation lands her in Daily, Texas, she begins to think twice about
her wayfaring existence. And when she meets hometown-boy Kemp
Eldridge, she can almost picture settling down in Daily - until she
discovers he may be promised to someone else. Daily has always been a
place of refuge for those the wind blows in.  For Kai, will it be just
another place to leave behind?

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NEW BEGINNINGS
Author:   THOMAS, SHARON LEE
S/P/V: None
Reading level: Young Adult; Adult

LB  05115
1 volume in 1 container

Margory Turner, 15, opens her first-person account with the death of
her beloved father less than halfway along the route to Oregon. It's
1847, and she is still very much a child, viewing events only as they
affect her. But the rigors of life on the wagon-train trail, with a
mother subject to mysterious headaches and unexplained fits of temper,
and three much younger siblings, eventually teach her compassion and
patience, while testing her faith in God. The Wilkins brother,
responsible Walter and reckless Tad, befriend her as she takes over
much of the daily care required by the younger Turners; then, as Mrs.
Turner's health worsens, Marjory takes on the entire burden of
decision making for the family. 2005.

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NEW SONG: THE MITFORD YEARS, VOLUME 5
Author:   KARON, JAN
S/P/V: None
Reading level: Adult
Series: MITFORD    5

LB  04662
1 volume in 1 container

The Bishop assigns Father Tim, now retired, to fill in as interim
priest on North Carolina's coastal island Whitecap. He is reluctant to
leave his old friends in Mitford, but does keep in touch. However, he
quickly finds his place at St. John's in the Grove. Sequel to "Out to
Canaan" (BR 1222, RC 44958, LB 4591).  Bestseller.

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NO SAFE HARBOR
Author:   LUDWIG, ELIZABETH
S/P/V: Some violence
Reading level: Adult

LB  07224
1 volume in 1 container

Cara Hamilton came to America searching for her brother. Lured by a
handful of scribbled words across a faded letter, she sets off from
1896 Ireland on a quest to find the brother she'd thought dead. Her
search lands her in America and into a world of subterfuge, veiled
threats, attempted murder, and dangerous revolutionaries from the
homeland. 2012.

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OUT TO CANAAN: THE MITFORD YEARS, VOLUME 4
Author:   KARON, JAN
S/P/V: None
Reading level: Adult
Series: MITFORD    4

LB  04591
1 volume in 1 container

Changes are coming to the small town of Mitford. Father Tim Kavanagh,
the Episcopal priest, and his wife Cynthia are thinking about
retirement, the two candidates for mayor seem to be splitting the
town in half, the bakery may be closing, and a real estate company
out of Florida wants to turn Fernbank into a spa. Sequel to "These
High, Green Hills" (BR 12271, RC 44196, LB 4577).  Bestseller.

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OUTLAW'S BRIDE
Author:   COPELAND, LORI
S/P/V: None
Reading level: Adult
Series: WESTERN SKY    2

LB  06349
1 volume in 1 container

Falsely convicted of bank robbery, drifter Johnny McAllister is sent
to a rehabilitation program in the home of a California judge. When
he goes to Judge McMann's home, McAllister's aim is to be a model
prisoner, get released early, and resume his mission to kill the
man who wiped out his family fifteen years ago. He's planned for
everything except his encounters with Ragan, the judge's beautiful
and kind housekeeper, and with the generous folks of Barren Flats.
Can Johnny let go of his anger and embrace a new life? 2010.

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PATCHWORK LEGACY
Author:   DEMARCO, RENEE
S/P/V: None
Reading level: Adult

LB  06206
1 volume in 1 container

(Subtitle reads: "One Woman's Legacy of Hope is Bestowed Upon Two
Struggling Couples") Retired schoolteacher Olivia Forester wants to
leave one last legacy for two of her students and rewrites a portion
of her will. Then an old patchwork quilt arrives on the doorsteps of
two couples who are in need of unity and healing. Natalie Thorsett's
husband left the state in search of a job and hasn't returned. Has he
abandoned her and the children? Major Gavin Scott, a U.S. Air Force
pilot, has been injured in a plane crash and may be grounded. Can his
fiancee accept this flightless bird? Will Olivia's last dream be
fulfilled?

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PERFECT SQUARE: A SHIPSHEWANA AMISH MYSTERY
Author:   CHAPMAN, VANNETTA
S/P/V: None
Reading level: Adult
Series: SHIPSHEWANA AMISH MYSTERY    2

LB  07341
1 volume in 1 container

There's more to the quaint northern Indiana town of Shipshewana than
handcrafted quilts, Amish-made furniture, immaculate farms and
close-knit families. When a dead girl is found floating in a local
pond, murder is also afoot. 2012.

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PETTICOAT DOCTOR
Author:   DOOLY, PAIGE WINSHIP
S/P/V: Some violence
Reading level: Adult

LB  06418
1 volume in 1 container

Dr. Abigail Hayes, a pioneer in her chosen profession, finds life in
nineteenth-century Utah filled with romance and fraught with danger,
intrigue and mystery. Abigail endured many dangers on her way to
Utah - only to discover on arrival that everyone is not what they
appear. Can her brother's friend, Jake Maverick, help her figure out
why God allows tragedy so they can both do more than just survive? Can
Abigail make her home and find love in Utah, despite the dangers
hounding her? 2008.

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PLACE CALLED HOME: A PLACE CALLED HOME SERIES, BOOK 1
Author:   WICK, LORI
S/P/V: None
Reading level: Adult
Series: PLACE CALLED HOME    1

LB  04777
1 volume in 1 container

In 1887, when nineteen-year-old Christine Bennett's grandfather dies,
she receives a startling note from his associate informing her she is
in danger and should leave town. Arriving in Baxter, Christine is
robbed and stabbed. After the town doctor, Mark Cameron, arranges for
her to live with his grandmother, the Cameron family brings God into
Christine's life. As her past catches up with her, Christine falls in
love.

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QUIET STRENGTH: A PRAIRIE LEGACY BOOK 3
Author:   OKE, JANETTE, 1935-
S/P/V: None
Reading level: Adult
Series: PRAIRIE LEGACY    3

LB  04663
1 volume in 1 container

In this sequel to A Searching Heart (RC 47433), Virginia and
Jonathan marry, and Virginia looks forward to a quiet wedded life.
But trials and disappointments await the couple as first Jonathon's
grandmother moves in, then the troubled daughter of Virginia's dear
friend Jenny. For senior high and older readers.

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RACHEL'S GARDEN: PLEASANT VALLEY, BOOK 2
Author:   PERRY, MARTA
S/P/V: None
Reading level: Adult
Series: PLEASANT VALLEY    2

LB  07364
1 volume in 1 container

With her Amish community's help, widow Rachel Brand operates a dairy
farm and raises her three children. When Gideon Zook, a friend of
Rachel's late husband, offers to build her a greenhouse, she initially
resists but comes to realize that life goes on. Commercial audiobook.
2010.

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RED GERANIUM
Author:   OKE, JANETTE, 1935-
S/P/V: None
Reading level: Adult

LB  04482
1 volume in 1 container

When Gran Thomas finds herself hospitalized, the prognosis for a
complete recovery is bleak. Her young grandson Tommy cannot understand
why her house must be sold, or why she is so sad. Wanting to help, he
discovers a gift of love that promises to bind them together forever.

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RED SKY IN MOURNING
Author:   RUSHFORD, PATRICIA H
S/P/V: Some violence
Reading level: Adult
Series: HELEN BRADLEY    2

LB  04623
1 volume in 1 container

Ex-policewoman Helen Bradley leaves Oregon for the coast of Washington
state to finish writing a travel guide. There she learns that the
author of an earlier edition has been murdered - maybe because of what
she discovered during her research. Soon Helen is working with the
Coast Guard, investigating a fisherman's death. Some violence.

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REMEMBER ME
Author:   BEDFORD, DEBORAH
S/P/V: None
Reading level: Adult

LB  05216
1 volume in 1 container

As a boy, Sam Tibbits treasured his summers at Piddock Beach. It was
here he first met Aubrey, a local girl who became his first love. By
the time Sam realized that Aubrey was the one he wanted to spend his
life with, she and her family had moved and left no forwarding
address. Now years later, Sam is a single pastor heading for burnout.
He returns to Piddock Beach looking to regain some of the joy and
enthusiasm of his youth. What he finds is Aubrey. As the pair confront
their abandoned friendship head-on, they wonder if they can make
peace without overstepping boundaries.

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SARAH'S GIFT: PLEASANT VALLEY, BOOK 4
Author:   PERRY, MARTA
S/P/V: None
Reading level: Adult
Series: PLEASANT VALLEY    4

LB  07355
1 volume in 1 container

Amish midwife Sarah Mast moves to Pleasant Valley, Pennsylvania, to
help her ailing Aunt Emma run a birthing center. Carpenter Aaron
Miller agrees to put an addition on the center for them, but English
doctor Thomas Mitchell tries to shut the clinic down. Includes
recipes. 2011.

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SERENDIPITY
Author:   HAKE, CATHY MARIE
S/P/V: None
Reading level: Adult

LB  06711
1 volume in 1 container

A farmer who's been through several disasters, Todd Valmer travels to
Virginia to fetch his widowed mother to cook and help him around his
Texas farm - or that was the plan until she keels over on the train
and they get kicked off. Maggie Rose barters for a living and makes
soaps, lotions and perfumes with a special family recipe passed down
through generations. She hadn't wanted to marry until that handsome
Texan showed up. But their hasty marriage is followed by a clash of
cultures and a battle of wills. 2010.

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SHACK: WHERE TRAGEDY CONFRONTS ETERNITY
Author:   YOUNG, WILLIAM P
S/P/V: None
Reading level: Adult

LB  06161
1 volume in 1 container

Years ago, Mackenzie "Mack" Phillips's daughter Missy disappeared
during a family vacation in Oregon. Now Mack receives a cryptic
letter--apparently from God--inviting him back to the remote shack
where Missy may have been murdered. There Mack confronts his grief,
communes with God, and makes life-changing discoveries. Bestseller.
2007.

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SHADOWS OF LANCASTER COUNTY
Author:   CLARK, MINDY STARNS
S/P/V: Some violence
Reading level: Adult

LB  06145
1 volume in 1 container

Anna thought she left the tragedies of the past behind when she moved
from Pennsylvania to California, but when her brother vanishes from
the genetics lab where he works, Anna has no choice but to head back
home.  Using skills well-honed in the Silicon Valley, she follows
the high-tech trail her brother left behind, a trail that leads from
the simple world of Amish farming to the cutting edge of DNA research
and gene mapping.  Anna knows she must depend on her instincts, her
faith in God, and the help of the Amish community to find her brother.
She also must finally face her own shadows - and pray that she's
stronger than the grief that threatens to overwhelm them all. 2009.
Some violence.  2009.

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SHARON TAKES A HAND
Author:   DOW, ROSEY, 1962-
S/P/V: None
Reading level: Adult

LB  06382
1 volume in 1 container

Romance adventure blossoms in the land of enchantment...Dreaming of a
fresh start and establishing roots in a new place brings Sharon
Hastings to the New Mexico Territory in the 1890s. Sharon is finally
coming home to her deceased parents' ranch. But will the new foreman
accept a citified girl as the new boss of the Lazy H after her uncle
is found dead? Will faith and love be the foundation for a new home
near Farmington, or will the challenges of the Wild West send Sharon
hurrying back to civilization? 2007.

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SHARPSHOOTER IN PETTICOATS: SOPHIE'S DAUGHTERS
Author:   CONNEALY, MARY
S/P/V: Some violence
Reading level: Adult
Series: SOPHIES DAUGHTERS    3

LB  06755
1 volume in 1 container

Sharpshooter Mandy McClellen Gray is a self-sufficient widow who
wants nothing more than to live on her mountain and raise her children
alone. But how long can she hold off outlaws determined to steal her
gold? Tom Linscott has his hands full with breeding horses and
raising cattle. Yet when he hears outlaws have Mandy trapped, he can't
leave the young widow to fend for herself. Some violence. 2011.

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SHEPHERD
Author:   GIRZONE, JOSEPH F
S/P/V: None
Reading level: Adult
Series: JOSHUA    3

LB  04508
1 volume in 1 container

Thousands of people, from all walks of life and religions, are
crowding into the Catholic cathedral for the consecration of
Bishop David Campbell, a well-loved man who sticks to church
doctrine, but is capable of compassion. His encounter with a man
named Joshua will cause Campbell to make sweeping changes in his
church - changes, that instead of driving people away, will bring
them into one flock with one shepherd. Bestseller. 1990.

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SHEPHERDS ABIDING: THE MITFORD YEARS, VOLUME 8
Author:   KARON, JAN
S/P/V: None
Reading level: Adult
Series: MITFORD    8

LB  04893
1 volume in 1 container

This sequel to In This Mountain (RC 54446, BR 14211) centers on
Reverend Kavanagh's restoration of an old creche. He transforms
himself as he renews the decrepit set and as he interacts with the
community: Hope at the bookstore, Andrew at the antiques shop, and the
owners of the Main Street Grill. Bestseller. 2003.

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SHOOTING STAR
Author:   THOENE, BROCK
S/P/V: Some violence
Reading level: Adult
Series: SAGA OF THE SIERRAS     

LB  04506
1 volume in 1 container

Andrew Jackson Sinnickson has had several unfortunate encounters with
Jack Powers. As he drives a herd of cattle north to be used as food
for gold miners, Sinnickson again encounters Powers and his men.
Although Powers is determined to have the cattle for himself,
Sinnickson calls upon his faith in God to help him reach his
destination. As Sinnickson faces a showdown with Powers' men, he is
saved by a shooting star.  Saga of the Sierras (No. 7).  Violence.

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SILENT GOVERNESS
Author:   KLASSEN, JULIE, 1964-
S/P/V: None
Reading level: Adult

LB  06410
1 volume in 1 container

England, 1815. After Olivia overhears a secret conversation between
Lord Edward and his father on their estate, she is arrested for
trespassing. Another prisoner attacks her--rendering her temporarily
mute. Edward arranges her release and hires her to look after his
cousins while he decides what to do. Christy Award.   2009.

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SILVER WINGS
Author:   HILL, GRACE LIVINGSTON, 1865-1947
S/P/V: None
Reading level: Adult

LB  04375
1 volume in 1 container

First published in 1931. Amory Lorrimer is thrilled to get a position
as social secretary in the Whitney household. On the very day that
she arrives, she watches a small plane landing nearby. Before another
day passes the pilot, Gareth, presents her with his silver wings. But
soon Gareth makes a nonstop flight to Alaska and crashes short of his
destination. Everyone believes him dead except Amory, who is sure that
he will be saved. 1931.
[RC 36000 & BR 9161 pub. 1988.]

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SIXTEEN BRIDES
Author:   WHITSON, STEPHANIE GRACE
S/P/V: None
Reading level: Adult

LB  06466
1 volume in 1 container

1871. Sixteen Civil War widows are induced to leave St. Louis for
Nebraska to claim homesteads. Upon arrival, they discover they have
been advertised as mail-order brides. Five of the women - Sally, Ruth,
Caroline, Ella, and Hettie - pool their money to build a house
together and suitors follow. 2010.

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SONG FOR SILAS: A PLACE CALLED HOME SERIES, BOOK 2
Author:   WICK, LORI
S/P/V: None
Reading level: Adult
Series: PLACE CALLED HOME    2

LB  04759
1 volume in 1 container

Wisconsin, 1889. Life has not been kind to Amy Grant lately. Four
years ago her mother died, and several months ago her fiance ended
their engagement. Now Amy's father, Grant, has broken his leg just
as planting season begins. In answer to their prayers, Silas Cameron,
who helped them when Mrs. Grant died, has come to their aid again.
But soon the brotherly feeling that Amy and Silas had before begins
to change. Sequel to "A Place Called Home" (RC 41472). (#2  in "A
Place Called Home" series)

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SONG OF MY HEART
Author:   SAWYER, KIM VOGEL
S/P/V: None
Reading level: Adult

LB  07105
1 volume in 1 container

When Thad McKane, the new sheriff of Goldtree, Kansas, uncovers a
connection between the crime he's investigating and singer Sadie
Wagner, the woman he's courting, he wonders if she's as innocent as
she seems. 2012.
[Annotation from OCLC WorldCat

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SPEED TRAP
Author:   DAVIDS, PATRICIA
S/P/V: None
Reading level: Adult

LB  06464
1 volume in 1 container

The fatal crash was no accident. The killer was witnessed by a nearby
rancher and the woman's four-month-old baby survived the crash.
Sheriff Mandy Scott already has her prime suspect: the baby boy's
father. Yet despite the evidence against him, something about the
reclusive rancher makes Mandy question his guilt. Nothing is as it
seems as crime spirals out of control in Timber Well, Kansas. 2010.

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SPRING'S GENTLE PROMISE: SEASONS OF THE HEART, BOOK 4
Author:   OKE, JANETTE, 1935-
S/P/V: None
Reading level: Adult
Series: SEASONS OF THE HEART    4

LB  04696
1 volume in 1 container

The farm had belonged to Grandpa and Uncle Charlie.  Now it belongs
to Josh, and it is up to him to make the farm bring forth and support
them.  Then Josh adds the challenge of a family of his own.  All is
well until the Great Depression hits.  It will take Josh's great faith
in God to see that he and his family make it.  Sequel to: Winter Is
Not Forever (RC 31896).

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STIRRING UP STRIFE: A HOPE STREET CHURCH MYSTERY
Author:   STANLEY, JENNIFER
S/P/V: Some profanity;
Reading level: Adult
Series: HOPE STREET CHURCH MYSTERY    1

LB  06511
1 volume in 1 container

Cooper Lee can repair a copy machine, but can she repair her life?
That's one of the many questions that lead the newly single Richmond
girl to Sunrise Bible Study at the Hope Street Church. Cooper hasn't
attended church in ages, but after getting dumped by her long-time
boyfriend she could use some new friends, and a new outlook on life.
Then she finds that the church member who invited her to join the
group is dead, and her husband is suspected of murder. Some strong
language. 2010.

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STOREKEEPER'S DAUGHTER
Author:   BRUNSTETTER, WANDA E
S/P/V: None
Reading level: Adult

LB  05079
1 volume in 1 container

Time seems to stand still in Naomi Fisher's tranquil community, but
it cannot hold back tragedy. Helping her widowed father run a store,
manage a household, and raise seven children is a daunting task.
There is no time to think about courtship or have her own family,
though her heart yearns for the attention of Caleb Hoffmeir. But her
days are plotted for her - until the afternoon her baby brother
disappears from the yard. How can Naomi expect anyone to love and
trust her if she can't take care of one small boy? Should she leave
all that is familiar and seek a new avenue of life? 2005.

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SUBSTITUTE BRIDE
Author:   DEAN, JANET
S/P/V: None
Reading level: Adult

LB  06713
1 volume in 1 container

Fleeing an arranged marriage, debutante Elizabeth Manning exchanges
places with a mail-order bride bound for New Harmony, Iowa. Life on
the frontier can't be worse than forced wedlock to pay her father's
gambling debts. But Ted Logan's rustic lifestyle and rambunctious
children prove more challenging than Elizabeth expects. She doesn't
know how to be a mother or a wife. 2010.

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SUITOR FOR JENNY
Author:   BROWNLEY, MARGARET
S/P/V: None
Reading level: Adult
Series: ROCKY CREEK ROMANCE    2

LB  06564
1 volume in 1 container

Rocky Creek, Texas, 1880. After the death of her parents, Jenny
Higgins plans to find husbands for her two sisters. Her plan hits a
snag when enthusiastic applicants fail to meet her stringent
requirements. Rejecting her sisters' choices for mates and riding herd
on her growing feelings for Marshal Rhett Armstrong, she refuses to
give up. Jenny thinks choosing a husband is not a job for the heart.
2010.

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SURPRISING GRACE
Author:   BAER, JUDY
S/P/V: None
Reading level: Adult
Series: FOREVER HILLTOP    2

LB  07313
1 volume in 1 container

Alex Armstrong is settling into his new role as pastor of Hilltop
Community Church, and he's even starting to understand the strange
ways of the people who populate this barren stretch of North Dakota
prairie. But he also finds that his flock needs more help and counsel
than he ever imagined. 2012.

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SWEET CAROLINA: HEROINES OF THE WEST, BOOK 1
Author:   BLY, STEPHEN A., 1944-
S/P/V: None
Reading level: Adult

LB  04641
1 volume in 1 container

Carolina Cantrell is used to running her family's import business, so
a hurried trip to the Montana Territory to settle her brother's estate
is nothing out of the ordinary.  She plans to sell David's interest in
his store, gather his personal belongings, and then return home.  But
God has different plans.  Struggling to do business so far from home
in this untamed man's world is a challenge to everything in Carolina's
life.  But the greatest conflict is within her, fueled by an explosion
of emotions that leaves both her and a particularly handsome and
saddle-tough drifter wondering about their future together.

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SWEET DREAMS AT THE GOODNIGHT MOTEL
Author:   MATLOCK, CURTISS ANN
S/P/V: None
Reading level: Adult

LB  05246
1 volume in 1 container

It has become apparent to Claire, who married her high-school
sweetheart then divorced him 15 years later when he took up with a
younger woman, that "real life" is out there somewhere and unless she
looks, she will not find it. So she quits her job, packs her bags, and
heads to Valentine, Oklahoma, hometown to the father she barely
remembers. It's not much of a place, but having her car stolen from
the Goodnight Motel parking lot compels her to stay awhile, and she
discovers that folks there meet their responsibilities with love and
honor, and rely on a higher power in times of need.

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SWEET SANCTUARY
Author:   SAWYER, KIM VOGEL
S/P/V: Heavy sex; Heavy profanity; Heavy violence
Reading level: Adult

LB  07381
1 volume in 1 container

Lydia Eldredge longs to provide a sanctuary for her son, Nicky. But
a constant threat comes from Nicky's drug-addicted father, who
wants the boy and seems willing to do whatever it takes to get him.
Dr. Micah Hatcher serves the immigrant population in Queens, but
under cover of darkness he provides another service that must not be
discovered lest his and his brother's lives be in danger. 2013.
***S/P/V NOT YET DETERMINED***

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SWEETWATER GAP
Author:   HUNTER, DENISE, 1968-
S/P/V: None
Reading level: Adult
Series: WOMEN OF FAITH FICTION     

LB  06140
1 volume in 1 container

Josie Mitchell is summoned home to North Carolina to help run her
family's apple orchard. Josie embraces old friends and family and,
despite her guilty memories and illness, falls in love with orchard
manager Grady Mackenzie. When a crisis occurs, Josie opens her heart
to God. 2008.

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SWORN TO PROTECT
Author:   MILLS, DIANN
S/P/V: Some violence
Reading level: Adult

LB  06444
1 volume in 1 container

Danika Morales, a widowed border patrol agent, finds out that she may
be the target of a drug cartel. Her husband, a high school teacher and
former immigration activist, was murdered in the desert two years
earlier. Since then her brother-in-law, another border patrol agent,
has been going off the deep end. With someone reporting sensor
locations to the coyotes smuggling people and drugs over the border,
both of them become suspects. Then Danika meets Dr. Alex Price who
treats agents and illegal immigrants the same. As Danika struggles
with raising a four-year-old deaf daughter, family conflict, a missing
niece, and the realization that her husband's murder may have been
part of a bigger conflict, she finds herself liking Alex more than
she wants to. Some violence. 2010.

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TAILOR-MADE BRIDE
Author:   WITEMEYER, KAREN
S/P/V: None
Reading level: Adult

LB  06828
1 volume in 1 container

Jericho "J.T." Tucker wants nothing to do with the new dressmaker in
Coventry, Texas. He's familiar with her kind - shallow women more
devoted to fashion than true beauty. Yet this seamstress is not at all
what he expected. Hannah Richards is confounded by the liveryman. He
riles her with his arrogant assumptions, yet stirs her heart with
unexpected acts of kindness. When she decides to help Jericho's sister
catch a beau - leading to consequences neither could have foreseen -
will Jericho and Hannah bridge the gap between them? 2010.

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TALK OF THE TOWN: A NOVEL OF DAILY, TEXAS
Author:   WINGATE, LISA
S/P/V: None
Reading level: Adult
Series: DAILY TEXAS     

LB  06154
1 volume in 1 container

Mandalay Florentino, associate producer of TV's hit reality show
American Megastar, travels to small-town Daily, Texas, to plan a
surprise reunion concert for hometown, trouble-prone finalist Amber
Anderson. Manda juggles her job and personal issues, the swarming
paparazzi, and an attraction to a gorgeous country boy with a secret.
2008.

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TEXAN'S CHOICE
Author:   GRAY, SHELLEY
S/P/V: Heavy sex; Heavy profanity; Heavy violence
Reading level: Adult

LB  07389
1 volume in 1 container

Texas, 1874. Long ago Scout Proffitt gave up on ever being a man of
honor like his Civil War hero brother Clayton. But when Scout sets
foot on the rundown remnants of the Circle C Ranch, he wonders if God
might have something different in mind for him. Rosemarie has lived
most of her life doubting her worth and shouldering the blame for her
brother's death. But when a stranger rides onto her ranch, claiming
he owns it, she suddenly is given a choice: either keep looking at
the dark side of life...or dare to dream. 2012.
***S/P/V NOT YET DETERMINED***

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TEXAS COOKING: TEXAS HILL COUNTRY SERIES #1
Author:   WINGATE, LISA
S/P/V: None
Reading level: Adult
Series: TEXAS HILL COUNTRY     

LB  05009
1 volume in 1 container

No one is more surprised than Colleen Collins when she's offered a
job writing fluffy magazine articles about rural Texas cooking. The
big-city investigative reporter knows nothing about goats, prickly
pears, or peacocks, and to make matters worse, she can't even cook.
But thanks to a political scandal that cost Collie her job, her boy-
friend, and now - with this demeaning assignment - her self-respect,
she has no choice but to drag herself out of bed and head to the
Texas hill country. (First in Wingate's Texas Hill Country series.)

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THAT CERTAIN SPARK
Author:   HAKE, CATHY MARIE
S/P/V: None
Reading level: Adult

LB  06275
1 volume in 1 container

1892. Physician Taylor Bestman and her twin brother, Enoch, arrive in
Gooding, Texas, where Taylor meets with opposition from townsfolk who
disapprove of a female doctor. But Taylor is determined to win over
the residents, starting with her first patient Karl Van der Vort, an
injured blacksmith. 2009.

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THESE HIGH, GREEN HILLS: THE MITFORD YEARS, VOLUME 3
Author:   KARON, JAN
S/P/V: None
Reading level: Adult
Series: MITFORD    3

LB  04577
1 volume in 1 container

Now married, Father Tim and Cynthia are settling down in the rectory.
Cynthia's cottage next door will be kept for her work and private
retreats. In the Southern village of Mitford, life goes on. Dooley
adjusts to prep school, Father Tim's housekeeper has twins, and
Emma's clerical skills prove enormous. Sequel to "A Light in the
Window" (BR 12270, RC 44195, LB 4559).

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THORN: THE ROSE TRILOGY, BOOK 1
Author:   LEWIS, BEVERLY, 1949-
S/P/V: None
Reading level: Adult
Series: ROSE TRILOGY    1

LB  06863
1 volume in 1 container

Pennsylvania Dutch country. Rose Kauffman ignores warnings from her
Amish beau Silas Good and her sister Hen and continues her close
friendship with the bishop's foster son, Nick Franco. Meanwhile Hen is
struggling in her marriage to her Englischer husband Brandon
Orringer--especially concerning the upbringing of their daughter
Mattie. 2010.

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THROUGH THE FIRE
Author:   NOBLE, DIANE
S/P/V: None
Reading level: Adult

LB  06075
1 volume in 1 container

When Kate and Paul Hanlon leave their home in San Antonio to take
over the pastorate of Faith Briar Church, they're excited about
embracing the small town way of life. But they arrive in Copper Mill
to see their new church in flames and evidence shows that the fire
was not an accident. Kate sets out to investigate and makes friends
in town. Threatening phone calls, mysterious packages, and a life
and death chase only make her certain that she's on the right path.
Meanwhile, Paul struggles to keep the wounded church together. 2007.

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TRAVELERS REST
Author:   TATLOCK, ANN
S/P/V: Heavy violence
Reading level: Adult

LB  07374
1 volume in 1 container

When Jane's fiance returns severely wounded from Iraq, the two
embark on a journey through pain and tragedy. But do hope and
redemption await them? Violence. 2012.

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TREASURE AT BLUE HERON LAKE
Author:   DAVIS, SUSAN PAGE
S/P/V: None
Reading level: Adult
Series: MAINELY MYSTERIES     

LB  06596
1 volume in 1 container

Emily Gray returns to visit Baxter, Maine, after seven years of
building her career as a journalist in the city and simply seeks rest
in the slow-paced small town. After Emily reunites with old flame
Nate Holman, the two spend a weekend at a friend's hunting resort.
And when one of the guides is murdered, the owner calls on Nate and
Emily for support and a bit of sleuthing. Did the legend of a hidden
treasure at Blue Heron Lake lure the murderer? 2008.

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TRIBULATION FORCE: THE CONTINUING DRAMA OF THOSE LEFT BEHIND
Author:   LAHAYE, TIM F
S/P/V: None
Reading level: Adult
Series: LEFT BEHIND    2

LB  04706
1 volume in 1 container

Many of Earth's inhabitants have been taken to Heaven, but those left
behind face seven years of tribulation. Some will not survive the
coming devastation. Tribulation Force members--Rayford Steele, Chloe
Steele, Bruce Barnes, and Buck Williams--do what they can, but even
one of them will soon be dead. Sequel to "Left Behind" (RC 47462).

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TROUBLE WITH COWBOYS
Author:   HUNTER, DENISE, 1968-
S/P/V: None
Reading level: Adult

LB  07221
1 volume in 1 container

Annie Wilkerson is Moose Creek's premiere horse trainer and equine
columnist for Montana Living. When her column is canceled, she's
given first shot at a new lovelorn column - and she can't afford to
turn it down. Only problem is - Annie's never been in love. Always
resourceful, she reluctantly strikes a deal with the town's
smooth-talking ladies' man Dylan Taylor. 2012.

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TWO BRIDES TOO MANY
Author:   HODGSON, MONA
S/P/V: None
Reading level: Adult

LB  06648
1 volume in 1 container

Kat and Nell Sinclair are headed west away from the manicured lawns
of Maine to the boisterous, booming mining town of Cripple Creek,
Colorado, to start new lives for themselves as mail-order brides.
But when the ladies disembark at the train depot, neither fiance
awaits them. The well-bred Sinclair sisters find themselves
unexpectedly alone in the wild, frontier town. 2009.

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TWO FROM GALILEE
Author:   HOLMES, MARJORIE
S/P/V: None
Reading level: Adult

LB  06198
1 volume in 1 container

Here for the first time is a major novel about two people chosen
by God to provide  an earthly home for his son. It breathes life
into the participants and develops the maturing relationship
between Mary and Joseph in human terms.

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UNEXPECTED SUITOR
Author:   SCHMIDT, ANNA, 1943-
S/P/V: None
Reading level: Adult

LB  06365
1 volume in 1 container

After years of caring for others, Nola Burns is ready for her own
dream - running a Nantucket tearoom. And it will take more than
charm for dashing entrepreneur Harrison Starbuck to buy her out. After
all, what proper lady cold trust a man who thinks the theater is a
suitable venue for God's word? For Harry it's just business. So why
should it bother him when Nola receives threatening notes? He has no
reason to be concerned for this vivid, spirited woman. Yet now he
only wants to keep Nola safe - and cherished - for a lifetime. 2009.

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UNLIKELY BLESSING
Author:   BAER, JUDY
S/P/V: None
Reading level: Adult
Series: FOREVER HILLTOP    1

LB  06610
1 volume in 1 container

A new pastor and lifelong city dweller accepts his first parish
assignment in the wilds of North Dakota where he adjusts to local
traditions. As a single pastor, he generates enormous excitement and
competition among the unmarried women in the community. 2010.

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UNWILLING GUEST
Author:   HILL, GRACE LIVINGSTON, 1865-1947
S/P/V: None
Reading level: Adult

LB  03526
1 volume in 1 container

A New York society girl finds that small-town life in Ohio has much to
offer in the way of security, peace, and love.

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WALK BY FAITH
Author:   BITTNER, ROSANNE
S/P/V: None
Reading level: Adult

LB  04940
1 volume in 1 container

To provide a better life for her daughter, Clarissa Graham joins a
wagon train headed west. But as the trail turns increasingly
dangerous, Clarissa fears her decision could cost them their lives.
Help comes in the unlikely form of a jaded ex-soldier who knows
nothing of grace, forgiveness or even love. But it's this man, Dawson
Clements, who stays behind with Clarissa when her daughter becomes
gravely ill.

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WANDERING HEART: AN ANGEL ISLAND NOVEL
Author:   KINKADE, THOMAS AND KATHERINE SPENCER
S/P/V: Heavy sex; Heavy profanity; Heavy violence
Reading level: Adult
Series: ANGEL ISLAND    3

LB  07372
1 volume in 1 container

While filming a movie on Angel Island, actress Charlie Miller falls
for local fisherman Colin Doyle after he rescues her from drowning.
2012.
***S/P/V NOT YET DETERMINED***

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WELCOME COMMITTEE OF BUTTERNUT CREEK
Author:   PERRINE, JANE MYERS
S/P/V: None
Reading level: Adult
Series: BUTTERNUT CREEK    1

LB  07347
1 volume in 1 container

When Miss Birdie and Mercedes, also known as "the Widows" matchmaking
efforts fizzle with the new minister, they turn their efforts
towards veteran Marine Sam Peterson. 2012.

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WELCOME TO FRED
Author:   WHITTINGTON, BRAD
S/P/V: None
Reading level: Adult

LB  05015
1 volume in 1 container

In this coming-of-age story set in rural Texas, eleven-year-old Mark
Cloud arrives in Fred, Texas, by way of Ohio with a large vocabulary
and a hankering for paisley, psychedelic posters and the works of
artist Peter Max. He soon finds that being a Baptist preacher's
kid in a hick Texas town in the 1960s leaves a lot to be desired. As
Mark struggles to find his identity, he also questions the faith he's
grown up with and must make his own. This story is the slow unfolding
of a slice of one boy's adolescence.

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WHEN CALLS THE HEART: CANADIAN WEST, BOOK 1
Author:   OKE, JANETTE, 1935-
S/P/V: None
Reading level: Adult
Series: CANADIAN WEST    1

LB  06930
1 volume in 1 container

A lovely eastern schoolteacher from a well-to-do family heads for the
Canadian frontier convinced that she will never fall for any of the
rough and rowdy adventurers of the West.  But she forgets her
conviction after meeting Wynn Delaney, a handsome Royal Canadian
Mountie. 1983.

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WHERE TWO WAYS MET
Author:   HILL, GRACE LIVINGSTON, 1865-1947
S/P/V: None
Reading level: Adult

LB  04876
1 volume in 1 container

Paige is thrown together with a lovely young minister's daughter
when they try to help a family in need. Both drawn and challenged by
this girl's gentle faith, Paige soon finds himself faced with a
vital decision.

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WINTER DREAM
Author:   EVANS, RICHARD PAUL
S/P/V: None
Reading level: Adult

LB  07232
1 volume in 1 container

Joseph Jacobson is the twelfth of thirteen siblings, all of whom are
employed by their father's successful advertising company. Joseph is
his father's favorite and the focus of his brother's envy. When the
father seems ready to anoint Joseph as the heir, the brothers make
their move, forcing Joseph from the company and his Denver home. Alone
and lonely, Joseph must start a new life. Joseph joins a Chicago
advertising agency where his creativity helps him advance high up in
the company. He also finds hope for a lasting love with April, a kind
woman with a secret. Joseph must confront his own difficult past in
order to make his dreams for the future come true. 2012.

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WRANGLER IN PETTICOATS: SOPHIE'S DAUGHTERS
Author:   CONNEALY, MARY
S/P/V: Heavy violence
Reading level: Adult
Series: SOPHIES DAUGHTERS    2

LB  06754
1 volume in 1 container

Tough Texas tomboy Sally McClellan heads to Montana to visit her
pregnant sister Mandy, but when her traveling party is attacked, Sally
is the only one to survive. Logan McKenzie is a fine artist, but the
beauty of the Rockies is not the only thing he's passionate about.
When Sally falls off a cliff practically into his arms, he wants to
keep this "Buckskin Angel" who prefers riveted jeans to ribbons and
lace. And the outlaws are hunting hard to find the only witness to
their treacherous deeds and silence her forever. Violence. 2010.

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YOU DON'T KNOW ME: A DEEP HAVEN NOVEL
Author:   WARREN, SUSAN MAY, 1966-
S/P/V: None
Reading level: Adult
Series: DEEP HAVEN    6

LB  07315
1 volume in 1 container

To everyone who knows her, Annalise Decker is a model wife and mother.
She's a permanent member of the PTA, never misses her kids' sporting
events, and constantly campaigns for her husband's mayoral race. No
one knows that Annalise was once Deidre O'Reilly, a troubled young
woman whose testimony put a dangerous criminal behind bars. Relocated
through the Witness Security Program to the sleepy town of Deep Haven,
Deidre got a new identity and a fresh start. Twenty years later,
Annalise couldn't be more unprepared for her past to catch up with
her. 2012.

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