Jill Calabria promised her dying father she would marry an Italian bachelor who loves God and opera. That was seven years ago, and she is still trying to fulfill Papa's dying request.
Shawn Northwood is a widower with blond hair. He doesn't have a drop of Italian blood in his veins, he hates opera, and he's certainly not a bachelor. But he does have four daughters who want him to marry Jill.
Despite Jill's determination to marry an Italian bachelor, will she admit that Shawn is God's perfect man for her?
When Perry Westbrook meets single mother Lark Wilson again after ten years, he is thankful she doesn't recognize him. He has grown up and changed from the gangly nerd he was in high school when he teased Lark unmercifully. She hated him. If only she never discovers his real identity.
As the weeks go by, Lark confides in Perry, and they fall in love. She never connects him to the kid she hated in high school, and Perry neglects to tell her who he really is.
Will Lark reject him when she finds out? Or will faith, love, and forgiveness overcome in the end?
In 1934, Launi Fairfield goes to the jungles of Peru to translate the Bible into an Indian dialect. She thought missionary work would be exciting, but her days are taken up with the tedious translation project.
Miles Stone has been a missionary doctor for ten years. He's a confirmed bachelor, not wanting to be saddled with a wife and children as he moves around to the different Peruvian tribes. He's content with his life, until he meets Launi.
Together, they end up having more adventure than Launi ever bargained for. They battle snakes, jaguars, sickness, earthquakes, and an Indian chief who wants to add Launi to his harem. Will they trust God for all their tomorrows?
The Knotty Pine Chronicles is the paperback version of two digital books, Romance by Design and Romance in Recovery, with both stories under one cover. If you enjoy holding a paperback in your hands, this book is for you!
When Noelle's grandmother dies, she's all alone in the world. Not one person from her past—except for him, and she hopes he never finds her.
Tucker Shay is living the good life as a freewheeling bachelor—flying airplanes, playing basketball, flirting with girls. He has plenty of time to settle down and get married.
Then tragedy strikes, and nothing is the same.
What is God's plan for Tucker and Noelle? Will they grant each other a second chance for a happy future together?
Goldie Silversmith is a church secretary who longs to get out of the church office and take a trip down to the altar. But she has no one to marry. Her brother, Mike, keeps setting her up with blind dates—men whom Mike says are great guys, but they turn out to be bald, short, fat, toothy... It makes Goldie wish she was blind! But one day Mike sets her up with a tall, handsome, interesting guy who actually makes her heart race.
Ryan Collins just moved to Knotty Pine after earning a master's degree in architecture. His dream is to work for a big architectural firm and make lots of money. Growing up with poor parents, he now wants to turn the corner and become rich. He's already designed his dream house, and all he needs is the money to build it. Then he meets Goldie Silversmith, who seems to think he's her blind date. Her date? That's news to him...
When Goldie discovers she went out with the wrong guy, she calls Ryan the Imposter. But when someone sabotages Goldie's pottery, will Ryan be able to help her find the culprit?
In Tumbleweed Weddings, you'll meet the Brandt siblings-Callie, Tonya, and Derek-who live on a sheep ranch with their parents near Fort Lob, Wyoming. That part of the country has rolling hills, a sparse population, and tumbling tumbleweeds when the wind blows.
At least that's what Cheyenne Wilkins has been telling herself. But since her grandmother died, time is running out! If only Grandmother didn't have those stipulations in her will, Cheyenne could wait for the man of her dreams.
Derek Brandt has it made...living at home, helping his dad run the family ranch. He's free to serve God at any time in any way. If he had a wife he wouldn't be able to do half the things he does! And even if his heart does thump a little harder when Cheyenne gets too close, he's busy serving God. He'll think about Cheyenne later.
When a new man enters Cheyenne's life, she thinks he's the answer to her prayers. But if he's really the one she should marry, why does Derek still make her heart race? Will Cheyenne discover God's will in time?
Tonya Brandt wants to marry a handsome man, someone who will complement her own beauty. But she's dated every hot guy in town without finding someone who loves her for her mind and talents.
Murray Twichell knows his chances with Tonya are about as big as a snowball in July, but somehow, he can't get her out of his mind. He's not very handsome, so he figures she would never date him. If only he could get to know the real Tonya without her discovering who he is.
When a secret admirer begins sending Tonya gifts and letters, she is excited. But who is this mystery man? She loves his personality, but what does he look like?
When Tonya finally discovers her secret admirer's identity, will she reject him? Or will she learn that true beauty is more than skin deep?
Callie Brandt thinks she's slated to be the town's next spinster librarian. But a gorgeous newcomer-who inexplicably finds her attractive-is hiding a secret, and Callie aims to find it out.
Lane Hutchins has been living a double life for years, and nothing bad has ever come of it. Until now. In tiny Ft. Lob, Wyoming, he unexpectedly falls in love. But how can he marry this sweet Christian girl unless he's willing to come clean about his past?
Can Callie help Lane let go of his bitterness and rediscover his faith in God?