Then one afternoon tess and logan visit her aunt in the nursing home, and the woman acts agitated when Tess covers her with the story quilt. Tess has taken some ribbing from her fellow officer, Logan, for her quilting hobby. Besides, he's been trying to get to know her better and he'd like to be seeing her during those few nights a week she spends with her quilting guild.
Hidden in the Stars Quilts of Love SeriesAbingdon Fiction - Who will realize the secret sophia's unwittingly been hiding in plain sight? When the truth comes to light, will Sophia find her voice again? Or will the murderer—still at large—silence her forever? The fact that julian is undeniably attracted to Sophia doesn't help either, so Julian hides his feelings as concern for a trauma victim and focuses instead on finding the killer.
Little do they know, the clues to solving the case may be right in front of them, displayed in Sophia's mother's "special" quilt design. Although detective julian frazier is working hard on the case, Sophia unknowingly frustrates him because her inability to speak thwarts her eyewitness evidence. Following an attack that killed her mother and stole her ability to speak, 21-year-old Sophia Montgomery has no choice but to accept her estranged grandmother's offer to return to their family home.
Beyond the Storm Quilts of Love Series Book 1Abingdon Fiction - Abigail is moved to start collecting other swatches of fabric she finds - her neighbor's kitchen curtains, a man's necktie, a dog's bed - which she stashes in shopping bags. As she pursues her seemingly absurd quest, horrible realities spark the question, "What kind of a God would allow such tragedy?" As she struggles to reconcile her right to happiness amidst the destruction, Abigail begins piecing together a patchwork quilt from the salvaged fabric in hopes it will bring some peace.
But a new relationship with Justin, a contractor, may require too much of her fragile heart. After a tornado rips through her town, store owner Abigail comes across a piece of fabric from a wedding dress among the devastation. Will her pain and questions of faith give way to the courage to love? .
A Promise in Pieces Quilts of Love SeriesAbingdon Fiction - Struggling with her own post-war trauma, Clara thinks she's not prepared to handle the grief of this broken family. After the end of world war ii, clara kirkpatrick returns from the Women's Army Corp to deliver a dying soldier's last wishes: convey his love to his young widow, Mattie, with apologies for the missed life they had planned to share.
Now a labor and delivery nurse in her rural hometown, Clara wraps each new babe in the gifted quilt and later stitches the child's name into the cloth. Yet upon meeting mattie, and receiving a baby quilt that will never cuddle the soldier's baby, Clara vows to honor the sacrifices that family made. Little does she know that she will have the opportunity to re-gift the special quilt—years later and carrying even greater significance than when it was first bestowed.
A Promise in Pieces Quilts of Love Series - As each new child is welcomed by the quilt, Clara begins to wonder whatever happened to Mattie—and if her own life would ever experience the love of a newborn.
Path of Freedom Quilts of Love Series Book 3Abingdon Fiction - When quakers flora saferight and bruce Millikan embark on the Underground Railroad, they agree to put their differences aside to save the lives of a pregnant slave couple. As they embark on their perilous journey, they hope and pray that their path is one of promise where love sustains them, courage builds faith, and forgiveness leads to freedom.
With only her mother's quilt as a secret guide, the foursome follows the stitches through unknown treachery.
Deception Sisters by ChoiceHarbourlight Books - As the investigation grows more dangerous, Carter begrudgingly admits the safest place for Patti is at his side. When a niece she knows nothing about telephones, Patti must unravel the yarn of Jamie's life and her mysterious disappearance. Each step in their journey leads them closer to the truth but pulls them further down a road filled with danger and deception, where each will battle for survival and the lives of countless Americans.
Detective carter caldwell takes his job seriously, and it's his job to keep Patti and her niece safe. But patti is determined to help find her sister. Twins are supposed to have an unbreakable bond, but Patti and Jamie have serious relationship issues. They haven't spoken since Jamie ruined Patti's upcoming nuptials years ago.
Seaside Reunion: Encore Edition Starfish Bay Book 1Irene Hannon - But his reunion with childhood friend Lindsey Collier is nothing like he’d imagined. The wary widow who runs star-fish bay Mercantile was once the girl who made young Nate dream—of a future, of family ties, of deep roots. You can’t go home again…or can you?after surviving a devastating tragedy, combat reporter Nate Garrison returns to the only place that ever felt like home: Starfish Bay on the Northern California coast.
. Now lindsey avoids love, loss…and Nate. Yet when they join forces to save a be-loved town landmark and help a hurting little boy, and the importance of touchstones—the people, the healing power of love, places, Irene Hannon pens a heartfelt tale of the lasting impact of friendship, hope—and love?In this Carol Award finalist, might they also find healing, and experiences we measure the world against—in our lives.
Seeds of EvidenceAbingdon Fiction - Using plant dna evidence, Kit traces the young boy to a huge farm where more than a killer looms. But her vacation comes to an unexpected end when the body of a young Latino boy is found on the beach. Shaken by an unwanted divorce, fbi special Agent Kit McGovern retreats to her grandmother's Virginia island home for a little R & R.
Cop david o'connor to investigate the murder with the smallest of clues—tomato seeds and acorns found in the boy's pockets. Kit teams up with D. C. With grit, to truly move forward in life, Kit pursues her case and discovers that, and a growing interest in David, determination, justice has to be tempered with mercy.
Darkness Before DawnAbingdon Fiction - On the same night she discovers she is pregnant, twenty-eight-year-old nurse Meg Richards' husband is killed in an auto accident caused by a drunken teen. He's a star athlete and glamour boy at the local high school. The results of the brutal trial enrage Meg, leading her down a frightening path of retribution.
James thomas, the teen, comes from one of the most influential families in the community. Intervenes. Angered by her senseless loss, meg blames God for what has happened and considers a decision that could change her life even further—until the D. A. When the opportunity for revenge comes unexpectedly, will Meg follow through? Or will the remnants of her faith lead her in a different direction?
Words of ConvictionAbingdon Fiction - Can kenzie and john rescue the girl before it's too late? Or will their misguided convictions cost a little girl her life? Can the message be decoded in time? when zoe, is abducted, a forensic psycholinguist, the FBI brings in Special Agent MacKenzie Graham, the five-year-daughter of a powerful Senator, to analyze the written threats of the vengeful kidnapper.
Working alongside fellow fbi agent john crowfeather, Kenzie refuses to acknowledge her mysterious attraction to John, and continues to build walls she believes will protect her not only from men but God as well. When the perpetrator begins posting messages on the Internet, the race is on to save Zoe. The clues are hidden in the kidnapper's words.
Words of Conviction - John is no fan of hers, either, but they have little time to dwell on it as the case grows more dangerous. An expert at what she does, Kenzie probes criminal minds more accurately than she does her own heart.
River of Secrets Refuge from Danger Book 2Love Inspired Suspense - Amy can’t bear to tell him the dangerous truth about his hidden past. But her secrets are about to explode, because now someone is after them both. Book 2 in the Refuge from Danger series. Her best friend’s brother. When amy sees his birthmark, she knows exactly who he is: Micah McKnight, the presumed-dead Navy SEAL.
Amnesia and danger collide in this classic tale from bestselling author Lynette EasonThe amnesiac patient in the makeshift Amazon hospital looks familiar to visiting American nurse Amy Graham. This isn’t the first time she’s seen those blue-gray eyes, the hard lines of his handsome face. Originally published in 2008.
River of Secrets Refuge from Danger Book 2 - The man her own mother set up to die.