By: Marion Ueckermann
Release Date: November 13
In a single moment, a dream dies, and hope is lost.
Lovers of the ocean, Hope and Tyler Peterson long for the day they can dip their little one’s feet into the wild blue yonder and pass on their passion for the sea.
Despite dedicating her life to the rescue and rehabilitation of God’s sea creatures, when their dream dies, Hope can’t muster the strength to do the same for herself. Give her a dark hole to hide away from the world and she’d be happy…if happiness were ever again within her reach.
While Tyler is able to design technology that probes the mysteries of the deep, he’s at a loss finding a way to help Hope surface from the darkness that has dragged her into its abyss. He struggles to plan for their future when his wife can barely cope with the here and now.
If they can’t recover hope, their marriage won’t survive.
By: Kristen M. Fraser
Release Date: October 23
Can rebellious hearts be changed?
Expected to follow in her father’s footsteps as a successful lawyer, Genevieve Trehearn’s world is turned upside down when she finds herself behind bars with a criminal record slapped against her name. Having rebelled against the wishes of her family, Genevieve is suddenly alone – disowned by her wealthy parents and those whom she considered to be her closest friends. With her once pretentious life reduced to the four walls of a prison cell, Genevieve must face the mistakes of her shameful past and plan for a new future.
David Molineaux is the owner of ‘Elevation Adventures’, an outdoor adventure company that also works with at-risk kids, providing opportunities for them to learn new skills and develop new friendships. He loves nothing better than to spend time outdoors with his Creator and encouraging others to do the same. But David is also hiding scars from his past. And when he is asked to provide adventure opportunities to ex-prisoners, he is worried his past will catch up with him and destroy his business.
When Genevieve and David’s worlds collide, fear of the past threatens to destroy a promising future. Can the shame from their pasts be overcome? Or will the burden from past mistakes be too heavy to bear?
Tragedy & Trust
By: Mary Manners
Release Date: October 2
Place Called Home
By: Brenda S. Anderson
Release Date: September 11
All Tessa Chanson ever wanted was a stable place to call home. She thought she’d found that when she moved in with Jared—until his home became her prison. When his control escalates, the only answer is to escape—an escape that’s hampered when she falls and fractures her ankle.
While building his graphic design company, Nate Brooks is focused on the future he’s dreamed of: traveling around the country from the comfort of his renovated school bus. But when he picks up a wounded, mysterious hitchhiker, those well-laid plans take a backseat to protecting her.
Hobbled by her injury, Tessa fears she’ll never find freedom. Or has she found it with the family who graciously opens their home to her? And will Nate’s protection put his family—and his heart—at risk?
By: Alexa Verde
Release Date: August 21
Can a scarred man running from his past and a beautiful star running from her future survive a murderous attack and find healing in God’s loving arms?
Country music sensation, Miriam Lizzaraga, thinks her world’s crushed when she loses her voice. But that’s before her first love decides to marry someone else and the man who nearly killed her sets out to get her again. In desperation, she accepts help from a stranger, Philip Barlow. But with a target on her back and pain in her heart, can she love again?
When Philip Barlow goes on a vacation, he doesn’t expect to meet his celebrity crush. Realizing Miriam is in danger, he’s ready to die to protect her. But scarred after an accident and struggling with anger issues, can he hope the gorgeous star will one day return his feelings?
As the day nears when their lives will be in danger and their courage tested, can they find strength in God?
By: T.K. Chapin
Release Date: July 31
Corey Williams is a man who is like everybody else. He works hard, pays his bills on time and hopes to have enough money left over after payday to buy groceries for his wife and children. When one month turns to several where his finances just aren’t working, he takes an opportunity that will make his money problems go away. The only problem was it cost him everything . . .
It’s been three years since Holly’s ex-husband Corey was arrested and locked up. When he went away to prison it about destroyed her and the kids. She has spent three long years trying to piece together the broken fragments of their lives that her ex-husband left behind. She moved on and is now engaged to a wonderful man who loves her and the children. The only problem now is her ex-husband is being released from prison and it looks like her heart didn’t move on like her brain already did.
Corey not only served his time but found Jesus in prison. With a new heart and perspective on life, Corey now seeks to be the father and husband that he knows his family deserves. When he learns his wife is marrying another man, he realizes it might be too late.
Our actions have consequences and sometimes not everybody gets their happy ending. Jesus saved Corey Williams’s soul from going to Hell, but will He also be willing to save his family?
By: Juliette Duncan
Release Date: July 10, 2018
Imprisoned by greed – redeemed by love
Sally Richardson has it all. A devout, hard-working, well-respected husband, two great kids, a beautiful home, wonderful friends. Her life is perfect. Until it isn’t.
When Brad Richardson, accountant, business owner, and respected church member, is sentenced to five years in jail, Sally is shell-shocked. How had she not known about her husband’s fraudulent activity? And how, as an upstanding member of their tight-knit community, did he ever think he’d get away with it? He’s defrauded clients, friends, and fellow church members. She doubts she can ever trust him again.
Locked up with murderers and armed robbers, Brad knows that the only way to survive his incarceration is to seek God with all his heart – something he should have done years ago. But how does he convince his family that his remorse is genuine? Will they ever forgive him?
He’s failed them. But most of all, he’s failed God. His poor decisions have ruined this once perfect family.
They’ve lost everything they once held dear. Will they lose each other as well?
By: Marion Ueckermann
Release Date: June 19, 2018
When love grows cold and vows forgotten, can faith be restored?
Charles and Faith Young are numbers people. While Charles spends his days in a fancy Fort Collins office number-crunching, Faith teaches math to the students of Colorado High. Married for sixteen years, Charles and Faith both know unequivocally that one plus one should never equal three.
When blame becomes the order of the day in the Young household for their failing marriage—blaming each other; blaming themselves—Charles and Faith each search for answers why the flame of love no longer burns brightly. In their efforts, one takes comfort from another a step too far. One chooses not to get mad, but to get even.
Dying love is a slow burn. Is it too late for Charles and Faith to fan the embers and make love rise once again from the ashes of their broken marriage? Can they find their first love again—for each other, and for God?
A Vow Redeemed
By: Kristen M. Fraser
Release Date: June 5, 2018
Pick your battles. Three words of advice Gabby Greenstone had carried with her since the birth of her first child. Little did she know she would soon be fighting one of the biggest battles of her life.
Justin Greenstone is a successful lawyer managing his own law practice, as well as performing pro-bono work for struggling families within the local community. His wife Gabby is a busy stay-at-home-mom, raising their two teenage children, volunteering at an activity center for over-60’s, as well as at a rest home and their local church.
To the outside world, they are the quintessential couple – highly successful and appearing to have it all together – until Gabby discovers a devastating secret Justin has been harboring for years.
Gabby’s world is shaken by her discovery, and everything she’s known to be true and right is suddenly thrown upside down and marred by doubt. Gabby is torn between acting on her feelings, or choosing to do what is right. Through the unlikely friendship of an older, wiser woman at the rest home, Gabby is challenged to fight for everything she’s ever known.
Will Gabby allow Justin’s betrayal to destroy everything she’s ever known? Or will she learn to forgive, and trust the One who holds her heart?
By: Mary Manners
Release Date: May 22, 2018
A heartbreaking secret stands between Brianna and Jackson, and she plans to keep it that way.
When Brianna Caufield hosts an online auction to raise money for her fledgling youth center, the last thing she expects is to be matched for a date with Jackson Reed. Lured by the fame of a lucrative NFL career, the hometown hero and former University of Tennessee quarterback broke off their engagement without so much as a backward glance. Now, six years later, Jack’s come home with renewed faith and a changed heart—and he wants Brianna back.
No matter how much she still cares for Jackson, Brianna knows the secret she harbors will destroy any chance of a future together. Can Jack find a way to coax the secret to the surface? And if he does, will forgiveness draw them closer together…or will their love be shattered forever?
By: Brenda S. Anderson
Release Date: May 8, 2018
Having overcome the crippling insecurities of childhood bullying, Lauren Bauman is eager to start her new job 1,000 miles away, and road-tripping across the country with her brother Nate and his new friend seems to be the perfect way to celebrate the move. But her confidence is shaken when she meets Nate’s friend—the kid who’d bullied her years before, trapping her in a decade-long shell of self-doubt.
For Jet Wurm, losing his job and getting kicked out of his apartment were the best things that ever happened to him. Thanks to the friend who rescued him, he’s finally shedding the loser label he’d worn for years. Nate even invited him along on a cross-country road trip with his sister, and Jet couldn’t be more excited. But then he meets Lauren, and her fearful reaction tells him they must have met before. Where, he can’t recall, but he has no doubt he’d somehow hurt her—like he’d hurt so many others in his past. And now he’s stuck on a six-day road trip with a woman who obviously deplores him.
Though Jet is clearly not the same person who’d bullied her years before, Lauren still struggles to forgive him. But if she doesn’t find the courage to forgive, will that convince Ryan he’s as worthless as he’d always been taught to believe? Or will they learn that real love keeps no record of wrongs?
By: Alexa Verde
Release Date: April 24, 2018
Now a Christian, former drug addict Emma Hughes is back in the small town of Rios Azules. She’s desperate to regain the trust of the son she once abandoned and change her life. Meeting a vacationer, Rodrigo Ybarra, she fights her attraction to him. Even with her newfound faith, the risk of a relapse is too high. On the two-year anniversary of his wife’s death at the hand of a junkie, Sheriff Rodrigo Ybarra comes to the ocean to mourn her. Romance is the last thing on his mind, but he’s drawn to a beautiful stranger who frequents the same spot. When he discovers her past could destroy his career, he struggles to guard his heart. Then Emma’s life is threatened. Rodrigo won’t let her push him away or allow concern for his career to hold him back now. Will he once again lose the woman he loves? Or will faith and trust bring them safely to a future together?
By: Juliette Duncan
Release Date: March 27, 2018
Can she surrender a life of fame and fortune to find true love?
After leaving the small sleepy town of Shelton for the big city, Kayla McCormack struck it big time in the music industry. Her new life gave her everything she needed and wanted… fame, fortune, and fun. She even snagged a famous movie star for a boyfriend.
Just one problem – he’s married, and her conservative Christian parents don’t approve.
Dane Carmichael has had a crush on Kayla since she performed in the school Talent Show at age ten. Now carrying a war wound, Dane’s life revolves around the group of young teens he mentors at church, instilling in them the importance of remaining pure and following Jesus, not the world.
When Kayla rushes home to visit her father after receiving devastating news, she and Dane reconnect. His simple faith and life fascinate but scare her.
Kayla is challenged to assess her chosen lifestyle, but she’s also harboring a secret. She can’t forgive herself for what she did, so how can she expect God to? As He gently draws her to Himself, molding and shaping her, just like Dane does with his pots, she begins to understand how forgiving, loving and kind He really is.
Let this story of love, hope and second chances warm your heart and draw you close to the One who loves you without condition.
By: T.K. Chapin
Release Date: April 10, 2018
In need of a fresh start for herself and her sixteen-year-old daughter, Hannah Montgomery decides to relocate from Flagstaff, Arizona to a ranch out in Eastern Washington, just outside of Newport. It’s through living out in the open country she hopes to reconnect with God and discover His will for their lives.
Enter Luke Williams, a busy investment banker with a dying father who lives on a ranch and fifteen acres worth of land. When Luke’s not flying out of state to meet with clients or in meetings all day, he’s out at the ranch tending to his father’s needs.
When Luke realizes he needs someone full-time out on the ranch to be with his father, he found Hannah. When Hannah needed a way out that wasn’t going to set her back financially, she found Luke and his father Mac.
She has a past that still hurts. He has a history that’s complicated.
Luke might have all the requirements for a good and decent man, but so did her ex-husband who secretly had another family for over a decade. Can Hannah put the past behind her and let herself have another chance at love?