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The Apothecary’s Daughter
Lillian Haswell, brilliant daughter of the local apothecary, yearns for more adventure and experience than life in her father’s shop and their small village provides. She also longs to know the truth behind her mother’s disappearance, which villagers whisper about but her father refuses to discuss. Opportunity comes when a distant aunt offers to educate her as a lady in London. Exposed to fashionable society and romance–as well as clues about her mother–Lilly is torn when she is summoned back to her ailing father’s bedside. Women are forbidden to work as apothecaries, so to save the family legacy, Lilly will have to make it appear as if her father is still making all the diagnoses and decisions. But the suspicious eyes of a scholarly physician and a competing apothecary are upon her. As they vie for village prominence, three men also vie for Lilly’s heart.
Scared: A Novel on the Edge of the World
Stuart Daniels has hit bottom. Once a celebrated and award-winning photojournalist, he is reeling from debt, a broken marriage, and crippling depression. The source of Stuart’s grief is his most famous photo, a snapshot of brutality in the dangerous Congo. A haunting image that indicts him as a passive witness to gross injustice. Stuart is given a one last chance to redeem his career: A make-or-break assignment covering the AIDS crisis in a small African country. It is here that Stuart meets Adanna, a young orphan fighting for survival in a community ravaged by tragedy and disease. But in the face of overwhelming odds, Adanna finds hope in a special dream, where she is visited by an illuminated man and given a precious gift. Now, in a dark place that’s a world away from home, Stuart will once again confront the harsh reality of a suffering people in a forgotten land. And as a chance encounter becomes divine providence, two very different people will find their lives forever changed.
MISSING (The Sanders Family Series)
For Adele Davis, the loss of her husband during the war in Vietnam leaves her with unanswered questions and a decision–whether to love again. For Amos and Elizabeth Sanders, it is the absence of their precious son which brings sorrow and pain. Yet a twist of fate gives them something far greater. For Molly and Doug Sanders, war brings too many secrets, secrets which all but destroy their marriage. Can they find their love again? Three generations of one family tied together across time through the powerful forces of love and war.
Millennium Soldier: The Ancient Ones
During the time called The Millennium, peace reigned for a thousand years. Earth is ruled by Messiah and resurrected humans. Disease has been conquered. Life spans are expanded to hundreds of years. Crime is non-existent. Technology explodes, and suddenly, travel to the stars is not merely possible, but common. As Earth fills with people, many seek out new worlds in which to live. And then, a malignant alien being who has been imprisoned for 1000 years is released. Messiah leaves Earth. The government crumbles, and this malignant entity who calls himself Lucien, begins a crusade of seduction, deception and corruption of the humans on Earth. Lucien was known in the past records of that ancient book called The Holy Bible, as Lucifer, or Satan. He is a magnificent creature, powerful and able to bend men to his will. His will now is to conquer Earth, indeed, the universe and all life, and this alien being has a plan to attack Heaven itself. He seeks to enlist Cubal, the strange warrior who has soldiered in many wars for the causes of Earth governments, even fighting in wars against ruthless invaders from other planets. This soldier is trained in the mysterious art of D’vru, a technique of fighting that very few have ever mastered, and only this one has ever managed to fully achieve the highest level of that discipline. There is no one like him in the universe. He is the unstoppable soldier. This is a warrior without peer. And, there is another who seeks Cubal for the coming war. Messiah seeks him. But, one who is a Wearer of the Black, the garb of all who trained in the ways of D’vru, does not believe in gods, nor in devils. Not yet.
Dead Reckoning is the story of a young woman anxious to abandon the crushing effects of her father’s espionage career only to find herself tangled in the very web of mystery and intrigue that consumed his life. Underwater archeologist Shiloh Blake is consumed with passion for the water and inflamed at the injustices of life, blaming her secret agent father for her mother’s death. When her first large-scale dig traps her in the middle of an international nuclear arms clash, she flees for her life and is followed by an unknown man. Who is he? How is he always one step ahead? Reece Jaxon is a former Navy SEAL, who now serves his country as a spy. His mission is threatened by the beguiling Shiloh Blake as he hunts down the sources to a nuclear dead drop in the Arabian Sea. The only way to end this nightmare and prevent a nuclear meltdown is for Shiloh to join forces with Reece. Will Shiloh violate her vow to never become a spy like her father? Will she reconcile with her father? Will her trust issues destroy her chance for love? And will she allow God to help her through this ordeal?
A vivid dream. A dark past. A sin that seems unforgiveable.
Sitting atop the town’s water tower, pastor Vance Howard finds himself drawn deep into a coversation with a suicidal man named Jake. A man that brings to light the horrors of Vance’s own past. Horrors that cause Vance to question his faith, sanity, and everything he thought he was capable of… Compulsion is the gripping short story that causes one to ask “is there a limit to forgiveness…?”
Haunted Waters (Red Rock Mystery)
Watch out! The Timberline twins are on the loose. Bryce and Ashley are ATV-riding tweens from Colorado who unearth action-packed mystery and adventure wherever they go. From clearing the name of a local miscreant to thwarting a gold-stealing heist, the twins’ growing faith and the strong example of their parents guide them through even the most life-threatening situations. With the trademark page-turner style used by Jerry Jenkins and Chris Fabry in the Left Behind: The Kids series, these fast-paced books will keep even reluctant readers on the edge of their seats. Readers will definitely get hooked by the unbelievable cliff-hanger at the end of book one, Haunted Waters. Perfect for ages 8-12.
Conversations With Jesus: Devotions for Teens: Teen Devotionals for Girls and Boys (Teen Books for Girls)
Conversations with Jesus: Daily Devotions for Teens takes the guesswork out of discipleship with a collection of encouraging messages written in Jesus’ first-person voice and designed to capture the fleeting attention of today’s youth. The book contains a full year of carefully selected scripture passages and relevant applications that guide students toward a closer walk with their Savior. The ultimate objectives of Conversations with Jesus are to help pre-teens and teens develop the daily habit of reflecting upon the Word of God, conversing with Jesus, and to recognize the relevancy of scripture in everyday life.