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The Redemption of Sarah Cain
A thoroughly modern woman, Sarah Cain has ridiculed her sister’s choice of a Plain lifestyle, which served only to intensify the lifelong rift between them.

The Trouble with Patience (Virtues and Vices of the Old West Book #1): A Novel
Patience Cavanaugh has lost hope in romance. The man she yearned to marry is dead and her dreams are gone with him. Now she is consumed with restoring a dilapidated boardinghouse in order to support herself. Despite Patience’s desire for solitude, Jedediah Jones, the local marshal with a reputation for hanging criminals, becomes an ever-looming part of her life. It seems like such a simple arrangement: She needs someone with a strong back to help her fix up the boardinghouse. He needs a dependable source of food for himself and his prisoners. But as she gets to know this “hanging lawman,” Patience finds there is far more to him than meets the eye–and it could destroy their tenuous relationship forever.

Water from My Heart: A Novel
Charlie Finn had to grow up fast, living alone by age sixteen. Highly intelligent, he earned a life-changing scholarship to Harvard, where he learned how to survive and thrive on the outskirts of privileged society. That skill served him well in the cutthroat business world, as it does in more lucrative but dangerous ventures he now operates off the coast of Miami. Charlie tries to separate relationships from work. But when his choices produce devastating consequences, he sets out to right wrongs, traveling to Central America where he will meet those who have paid for his actions, including a woman and her young daughter. Will their fated encounter present Charlie with a way to seek the redemption he thought was impossible–and free his heart to love one woman as he never knew he could?

A House Divided
Corbin Gage can stand up to anyone . . . But his own divided house will bring him to his knees. Corbin, a longtime legal champion for the downtrodden, is slowly drinking himself into the grave. His love for “mountain water” has cost him his marriage to the godliest woman he knows, ruined his relationship with his daughter, Roxy, and reduced the business at his small Georgia law firm to a level where he can barely keep the bill collectors at bay. But it isn’t until his son, Ray, threatens to limit Corbin’s time with his grandson that Corbin begins to acknowledge he might have a problem.

Defeating Dark Angels: Breaking Demonic Oppression in the Believer’s Life
Defeating Dark Angels includes firsthand accounts of demonic activity in the lives of “ordinary” people, giving readers a biblical understanding of why and how dark forces come against God’s people. Dr. Kraft approaches this often-sensationalized topic with a unique mix of scholarly research and practicality, coaching readers to address underlying emotional and mental problems with clinical therapy and pastoral counseling. This is the practical and spiritual help readers need to defeat dark angels in their own lives and to minister God’s freedom and healing to others. Demonic oppression is a reality, but it is not always the only problem.

In Defense of the Bible: A Comprehensive Apologetic for the Authority of Scripture
In Defense of the Bible gathers exceptional articles by accomplished scholars (Paul Copan, William A. Dembski, Mary Jo Sharp, Darrell L. Bock, etc.), addressing and responding to all of the major contemporary challenges to the divine inspiration and authority of Scripture.

Vanishing Grace: What Ever Happened to the Good News?
“Why does the church stir up such negative feelings?” Philip Yancey has been asking this all his life as a journalist. His perennial question is more relevant now than ever: research shows that favorable opinions of Christianity have plummeted drastically—and opinions of Evangelicals have taken even deeper dives. Yet while opinions about Christianity are dropping, interest in spirituality is rising. Why the disconnect? Why are so many asking, “What’s so good about the Good News?”

Words Of Wisdom For Daily Living
If the Lord has called you by His grace, all the men on earth and all the fiends in hell cannot reverse the calling. You belong to Him! This is just one of the many truths that Charles Spurgeon presents in this thirty-one-day devotional guide.

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A Land To Call Her Own: A Novel: A Christian Historical Romance
Tess Porter set out across the country to start a new life with her estranged father on the dangerous Colorado Frontier. When she arrives in Denver City to a tragedy, she struggles to keep her dream alive and get the justice she so desperately needs. Former outlaw turned rancher, Ian Bidwell, spent most of his life ransacking the dreams of others, until he met Christ. He severs ties from his overbearing uncle, a man desperate for Tess’s land, and offers to help her. As the two work together to run the ranch, Tess questions his loyalties. Will Tess learn the power of trust and allow Ian back in to her heart? Will Ian learn forgiveness in this sweeping love story set on the American Frontier?

Becca Fisher 20 Story Set (Amish Romance)
This boxed set features 20 Amish Romance stories by Becca Fisher including: Yoder Family Amish Restaurant, New Amish Beginnings, Amish Christmas Boxed Set, Love Goes On, Graceful Amish Christmas, and fifteen others.

Angel of the Cove (Smoky Mountain Dreams Book 1)
Anna Prentiss has never wanted to be anything but a nurse. Before she can start school in New York, however, her brother sends her to Cades Cove, deep in the Smoky Mountains, to spend a summer apprenticing to the local midwife. Anna is determined to prove herself and then head to the big city. But nothing could have prepared Anna for the beauty of the Cove, or the community and friendships she finds there. And she certainly wasn’t prepared for Simon Martin, the handsome young minister, or the feelings he arouses in her. Has God’s plan for Anna changed? Or is she just starting to hear Him clearly?
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Some Wildflower In My Heart
Margaret Tuttle’s story is one of love unsought, for she had been perfectly content with the well-ordered and conveniently predictable life she had arranged for herself.But something dark lurks beneath the surface of her placid and uncluttered being, something dusty with neglect, yet painful to the touch. Birdie Freeman is everything Margaret is not: homely, humble, and generous. It is Birdie who manages, through nothing but acts of love, to dredge up Margaret’s memories of things better left buried. Then Margaret discovers that Birdie harbors secrets of her own.

The Berenstain Bears and the Golden Rule (Berenstain Bears/Living Lights)
The Berenstain Bear series helps children learn how God wants them to live every day. When the Bear family practices going to church, praying, and being kind, plus remembering how much God loves them, their lives are much more joyful. Should Sister Bear ignore the new girl at school just because her friends do? The Berenstain Bears and the Golden Rule shows children how choosing to be kind may not always be the easy choice. But it is always the right one.

A Father’s Guide to Raising Daughters: How to Boost Her Self-Esteem, Self-Image and Self-Respect
Your daughter needs your help. Are you a father of a young daughter or teenage girl? Do you know if your words or actions encourage her or bring her down? If you’re like most dads, you may think you need to be a mother to boost your daughter’s confidence. But really, all you need to do is make a few simple tweaks to the way you communicate. If you do this, you’ll build her self-esteem, improve her self-worth and be the hero in her life. And you won’t even have to change who you are to do it. What if you don’t know what you’re doing when it comes to raising a daughter? In this parenting guide, you’ll discover how to be a better father to your daughter even if you’ve only been around boys all your life. You’ll also find out how you can save your daughter from becoming an unhappy teenager.

Praying Upside Down: A Creative Prayer Experience to Transform Your Time with God
When you talk to God, do you ever wonder if He really hears? Do your prayers start to feel rote or routine? Do you sometimes feel you don’t even know how to pray? Jesus is known for turning situations upside down . . . and He can do the same in your prayer life.

God’s Timing for Your Life
Bestselling author Dutch Sheets will inspire and encourage readers with this clear, revelatory study of God’s appointed times and seasons. Going beyond the basic definitions of kairos and chronos, Sheets brings fresh insight to the subject, examining Scripture to show how kairos (strategic) times and chronos (general) times are not two separate and unrelated seasons in our lives but, rather, are often simply different phases of the same process. He discusses how God brought about His divine shift in the lives of men and women throughout the Bible and the many ways in which God used these seasons of change to deepen His people’s understanding of Him.

Found Adrift: 40 Days of Recovering Grace
Are you too distracted by daily life, too busy to find a moment of quiet reflection with God? These two minute devotionals could be just what you need to get back on track. If you have ever been distracted by your daily life and suddenly looked up and found yourself far behind where you should be in your walk with God, then you are a drifter like me. This devotional is your paddle.

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When the Smoke Clears (Deadly Reunions Book #1): A Novel
After a brush with death due to equipment failure, smokejumper Alexia Allen is ordered to take time off while the incident is under investigation. She makes a last-minute decision to recuperate at her mother’s home and attend her high school reunion. Yet trouble seems to be following her, and within hours of arriving home she is confronted with murder, arson–and a handsome detective.

An Apple For Christmas (A Christmas Novella) (Christmas Traditions)
Ruby Nelson trades her job in the laboratory for teaching in a small girls’ school in Vermont. Twin sisters challenge her position—and their father captivates her imagination. Will the orchard grower graft Ruby onto his heart?

Rescuing Mr. Gracey
Mary Smyth, the daughter of a Catholic rebel, tumbles into Alec Gracey’s life from atop a ridge—underfed, tattered, shoeless—and captures his cynical heart. She lives in an overcrowded hut; he resides in the manor down the hill. She works as a laundress; he is seeking office in England’s Anglican parliament, the protégé of the powerful Earl of Roden. Disguising his name, he will slip into her world and together they will hurtle toward a deadly collision with history.

Identity Crisis: 21 Days of Discovering Who God Says You Are
Many, especially in the church, are experiencing an identity crisis. They simply do not understand what God says about them or who God says they are in Him. And because they do not understand what God says about them, many wrestle with feelings of inadequacy.

The Truth About Godly Confidence
“God does not make any mistakes, and in His creative plan for us as His children, He is purposeful and specific.” As a young woman I was often told that I had low self-esteem. I did not understand what true confidence was, and this negatively affected every aspect of my life. Over the last ten years, God has taken me on a journey to discover the truth about godly confidence.

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The Sword of Telemon (The Orfeo Saga Book 1)
A young Achaean prince (from northern ancient Greece) is captured in a raid. His younger brother Orfeo, and a group of warriors are sent on a mission to look for him. Telemon, a legendary warrior, and Zurga, an elderly wanderer, are soon joined by Clarice, a girl who is a master of disguise. To their dismay they find that the kidnapped prince has been made a galley slave and that the maritime power of Thera plans to conquer the entire Mediterranean. Can they avert disaster?

Brian’s Choice (Plain and Simple Miracles)
Brian’s Choice is an e-only novella prequel to the brand-new Plain and Simple Miracles collection from popular author Vannetta Chapman (A Promise for Miriam). These stories of love and family and Amish community in Oklahoma tell of the miracles that can happen when lives are lived in service to God and to one another.

A Home for Lydia (The Pebble Creek Amish Book 2)
A Home for Lydia, the second book in a new romantic series from popular author Vannetta Chapman, centers again on the Plain community of Pebble Creek and the kind, caring people there. As they face challenges to their community from the English world, they come together to reach out to their non-Amish neighbors while still preserving their cherished Plain ways. Aaron Troyer simply wants to farm like his father and grandfather before him. But instead he finds himself overseeing the family’s small group of guest cabins nestled along the banks of Pebble Creek. That also means he must work with the cabins’ housekeeper, Lydia Fisher.

You Are a Daughter of the King
Your sense of style is not only the way you dress, but also your way of doing things and the way you process information. It is your very essence. God placed this sense of style in your spirit when He created you. But many women suffer from anxiety and oppression regarding their unique style. Because we have difficulty accepting how precious we are, we all suffer. It’s time to push back from the table of self-degradation, enter the royal banquet hall, and taste of a new feast. We have a royal heritage, and we can walk in the realm of the miraculous.

101 Most Puzzling Bible Verses: Insight into Frequently Misunderstood Scriptures
This convenient, trustworthy resource addresses the questions that come up repeatedly about certain Bible verses–questions that can confuse people about Christianity or frustrate them in their spiritual growth. In an easy-to-access format, the authors put their Bible knowledge and pastoring experience to work to clarify the cultural, historical, and doctrinal issues surrounding the Bible’s words.

Discerning Truth
Every day Christians are faced with an increasing onslaught of criticism from evolutionists for their belief in God and His glorious creation. What do you say when your faith is challenged by those claiming to speak in the name of science or reason? Discerning Truth provides a practical and engaging resource on the use of logic in this critical debate. Filled with anecdotes from both creative examples and real-life illustrations that help clarify logical issues in apologetics. Become skilled at distinguishing sound arguments from emotionally-charged rhetoric. Helps any believer refute evolutionary perspectives. Lisle believes that creationists need to be able to recognize and refute evolutionist arguments, and to do so in a way that both honors God and lines up with the truth of His Word (Eph. 5:1). The role of logic, the study of correct reasoning, is becoming a vanishing skill in our society. Yet it is a vital tool in assisting Christians in assessing the weaknesses in evolutionary thought. Here is the clear and concise guide for every believer in defending your faith in the face of adversity.

Sanity Secrets for Stressed-Out Women: Energize and Renew Your Life
Frustrated, frayed, frazzled, and fatigued. That’s how most women feel every day. Motivational speaker and life coach Sue Augustine goes beyond the typical relaxation exercises for stress relief to give readers powerful tools based on biblical principles to achieve balance in body, mind, and spirit. Vibrant health and a strong sense of well–being is possible!

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The Discovery Saga Collection: A 6-Part Series from Lancaster County (The Discovery – A Lancaster County Saga)
Originally released in a 6-part serial, now you can have The Discovery–A Lancaster County Saga all in one book. Meredith and Luke Stoltzfus, an Amish couple who are faced with the greatest challenge of their young lives. Financial struggles. Arguments. A suspected pregnancy. A last-minute trip to Middlebury, Indiana. A drug addict on the run. A deadly encounter at a Philadelphia bus station. Will their love and faith be enough to bring them back together again, against all odds?

Do You Believe?: A Novel
When Pastor Matthew Wesley encounters a homeless man on a city street in the middle of the night, he can’t imagine the series of life-changing events that will result from that brief moment. But as the stories and desperate circumstances of several people—including a couple struggling to make ends meet, a soldier trying to rejoin society, a pregnant and homeless teenager, and an elderly couple still grieving the loss of their only child—intertwine and come together during one climactic night, they all must work together to overcome their struggles before all is lost.

Tomorrow We Die (First Responders Book #2)
Jonathan Trestle is a paramedic who’s spent the week a few steps behind the angel of death. When he responds to a call about a man sprawled on a downtown sidewalk, Trestle isn’t about to lose another victim. CPR revives the man long enough for him to hand Trestle a crumpled piece of paper and say, “Give this to Martin,” before being taken to the hospital.

Dateline Jerusalem: An Eyewitness Account of Prophecies Unfolding in the Middle East
When an Iranian president thunders a murderous threat or an obscure Turkish drunkard has a dream in Mecca or a Jewish couple from Brooklyn lands at Tel Aviv’s Ben Gurion airport, these events might seem disconnected. But they’re not. In Dateline Jerusalem, CBN News correspondent Chris Mitchell connects the dots and unveils Jerusalem as the epicenter and crossroads of the spiritual, political, and, yes, supernatural worlds.

The Red Letter Life: 17 Words from Jesus to Inspire Simple, Practical, Purposeful Living
Step into a life-changing journey with The Red Letter Life, where you’ll be taken through the “red letter” portions of the Bible—the words of Jesus, as recorded in Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John. Written by award-winning author and pastor, Bob Hostetler, this practical and inspiring read shows how 17 key words can alter the course of your life and reveals the stunning simplicity of the Gospel message.

Christianity. . .It’s Like This: An Uncomplicated Look at What It Means to Be a Christ-Follower
Most people in America–and too many within the Church–don’t have an accurate understanding of biblical Christianity, let alone, how to live it. Adding to this confusion is a world that continues to shift its ethics while offering a buffet of religious options. Christianity. . .It’s Like This exposes the most important elements of the Christian faith, as well as the underlying weaknesses that threaten to corrupt it. Chapters include: The Bible: Can It Really Be Trusted?, God: What’s He Like (If He Even Exists)?, and Salvation: Which Do You Want First, the Good News…or the Bad News? This perfect fusion of precise doctrinal instruction and real-world application offers an uncomplicated, life-changing understanding of the Christian faith.

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Waiting for Belinda (The Zook Family Revisited Book 1)
Belinda Glick, a lovely Amish girl from Ohio, decides to explore the other world during the time of her Rumspringa. In her desire to ‘just have fun’ she risks having her naiveté challenged by Dan, a young college student. Her parents are distraught over their daughter’s rebellious behavior and decide to send her to Lancaster County, PA, to stay with her Aunt Emma and Uncle Gabe until she learns to behave with more maturity. The Zook family takes her under their wing and she finds herself needed when one of the Zook sisters gives birth.

The Angel’s Covenant (The Covenant Series Book 1)
How do you maintain your faith when everyone you love and everything you know is ripped away from you? Elina is only twelve when the dark angel attacks her village and slaughters her family. She carried his image in her heart waiting for the day when she will be able to avenge those she lost.
Forged in the fire of death and trained by the Archangels, Elina is given a task by Heaven. She must choose to follow her faith or avenge her family. Join her on her epic journey in book one of the Covenant Series.

Angels All Around (Threshold Series Prequel)
The prequel to the popular Threshold Series by Christa Kinde, Angels All Around is an illustrated short story set in a small town where not everyone is what they seem. Amidst the chaos and confusion, will a new divine Messenger become one little girl’s prince, and a fledgling Guardian become their knight, or will evil take its hold?

Angels on Guard (Threshold Series)
Even after three years, Prissie Pomeroy’s guardian angel understood only part of what it meant to watch over one precious life. The rest he learned on the day he almost lost her. In this free illustrated companion story to the Threshold Series, scars are bared, fears begin and end, and angels fall. Includes a bonus chapter from Book #1 in the Threshold series, The Blue Door!

Faith and the Parable of the Blindfold: a Fun Biblical Adventure to Find, Keep, and Test Your Faith through Symbolism (Christian Parables Book 1)
Thomas tip-toes out of a land controlled by Lady Luck, hoping he’s unseen. And with only the gift of a secret map, he begins a biblical adventure to a new place located in the deepest yet highest of levels – Faith. It is here where one mysterious blindfold unlocks Tom’s other “senses” and explains why “patience” and “patients” sound the same only in his hometown! Will Tom Leave Lady Luck for Faith? Use your imagination to “juggle” mystery with symbolism: new parables animated by bible verses – or WordPlay! Several scriptures share the same short story scenes with the symbolism of today! It’s WordPlay, in more ways than one. Join Thomas Walker and other symbolizing characters in this new biblical tale! And juggle 17 scriptures with a new imagination all at once inside his short journey. Discover faith and how it works!

Why Doesn’t God Fix It?: Shining Eternal Light on the Darkness of Chronic Illness and Any Suffering (Sick & Tired Series)
Have you ever wanted to ask… Where are You, God? Why are You letting this suffering continue? Don’t You care? Join Kimberly Rae as she struggles through the hard questions about living with illness, and discover truths in God’s Word that offer hope, peace, and joy.

The Parables of Jesus made simple
With heart-challenging explanations of the parables of Jesus, Matthew Robert Payne shares pieces of his life in the framework of the 54 parables of Jesus covered in The Parables of Jesus made simple. This collection of essays reads like a scholarly, yet genuine conversation with a good friend and is written with honesty, transparency and vigor. Matthew invites you to read the lessons of Christ, often times pleading with the reader to take hold of the weight of the words, then stepping back and offering no-nonsense applications for life. Each chapter is only four pages long, if not less,
which allows the reader to stop and reflect on the revelation shared in each chapter. This book is definitely worth bringing into your library and your life.

The Bridge: Crossing Over Into the Fullness of Covenant Life
Everything of any importance in our lives as believers has to boil down to our relationship with our Creator, and yet we have been taught to settle for something lukewarm. We have relegated our walk with God to little more than a hobby, when the Scriptures plainly show us that God Himself is passionately in love with His people.

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Saving Grace
As if the jolt of becoming a single mom to her two sons wasn’t enough, Natalie Coombs is facing new stresses as the director of the crisis pregnancy center. A teenager who comes in for testing brings back memories of another pregnant girl whose life tragically ended in suicide. Desperate to reach out to this client, Natalie crosses professional boundaries and incurs the wrath of a mysterious assailant. Even within her family, all is not well as her relationship with her sister becomes increasingly tense. Natalie is compelled to carefully count the cost of following her heart and her convictions amid betrayal, physical danger, and strained family relationships. Filled with human drama, readers will be easily drawn in as national issues become highly personal in this gripping tale of conflict and commitment.

The Download
Em and her friends are all ready to start high school. One of only two African Americans in her class, shy Em just wants to find her niche without making waves. Before freshman year is over she finds herself at the source of a technological tsunami. The unwitting recipient of a mysterious app, Em starts getting text messages from guardian angels. She wants to fit in and tries to keep her gift secret. But the texts keep gettting more serious. When “mom” and “cancer” come up in the same text Em must decide if she can, or even wants, to control such powerful technology.

Echoes of Titanic
Kelsey Tate comes from sturdy stock. Her great-grandmother Adele endured the sinking of Titanic and made it safely to America, where she not only survived but thrived. Generations later, Kelsey works for the firm Adele founded nearly 100 years ago. Now facing a hostile takeover, the firm’s origins are challenged when new facts emerge about Adele’s actions on the night Titanic sank. Kelsey tries to defend the company and the great-grandmother she has long admired, but the stakes are raised when Kelsey’s boss is murdered and her own life threatened. Forced to seek help from Cole Thornton, a man Kelsey once loved—and lost, thanks to her success-at-all-costs mentality—she pursues mysteries both past and present. Aided by Cole and strengthened by the faith she’d all but forgotten in her climb up the corporate ladder, Kelsey races the clock to defend her family legacy, her livelihood, and ultimately her life.

Once Upon a Time: Discovering Our Forever After Story
God has a story for your life…With chapters that cover the importance of literary elements such as characters, setting, backstory, and conflict, Debbie Macomber uses the structure of a story to illustrate God’s hand in our lives. Each chapter has a storytelling prompt—a searching question that will help frame our story—and a sidebar that pulls an idea out of the chapter and expands it with practical tips.

The Case for the Resurrection, NIV
By bestselling author Lee Strobel; Featurews NIV Bible content from Case for Christ Study Bible; Evangelism tool at a low price point.

Shocked by the Bible: The Most Astonishing Facts You’ve Never Been Told
How well do you really know the Bible? For instance, guess how many doves were aboard Noah’s Ark. The answer is not two. And guess on which day the Bible says Jesus died. Believe it or not, the Good Book doesn’t mention Friday, and even more surprisingly, while the Bible says Jesus rose from the grave, it does not say it occurred Sunday morning. Remember, Jesus’ followers found an empty tomb then.

Church Zero: Raising 1st Century Churches out of the Ashes of the 21st Century Church
A radical call to reform, Church Zero is a punk-rock approach to the pressing issue of gaining ground as rapidly as the early church. With a fresh perspective forged in the dirty trenches of international post-Christian societies, Peyton Jones pulls no punches as he brings this message to the American Church: We have lost our way.