Astrid Bjorklund is on the Red Bud Indian Reservation in South Dakota trying to stop the horrific epidemic that is ravaging the tribe. The elders are suspicious of her, but when they see some of their people beginning to recover, they allow Astrid to continue caring for the sick and to train others to help. She is overwhelmed by this need so close to home and wonders if this is the mission field God has planned for her. Joshua Landsverk wants to repair his broken relationship with Astrid, but he is opposed to her present work and refuses to tell her why. When he encounters unexpected adversity, a surprising act of kindness brings healing to the grievous wrong inflicted years ago. Will it be enough to bring Joshua and Astrid together again?
Dove House has burned to the ground, Ruby and Rand have married, and Ruby's younger sister, Opal, has joined them at the ranch. Opal has taken to roping and riding--and now a young minister is taken with her. Can he woo her away from the ranch?
When Jonathan Gould, the son of a wealthy New York family, comes to Blessing, North Dakota, to learn the value of manual labor, he finds himself enjoying farm life and is soon drawn to gentle and serious eighteen-year-old Grace Knutson.
The Heartwarming Drama Continues in the Song of Blessing Series Anji Baard Moen, a recent widow, returns from Norway with her children. She quickly settles back into life in Blessing, teaching Norwegian history in the high school and writing articles for the Blessing Gazette. When tragedy strikes, Anji steps in to run the newspaper and soon finds a kindred spirit in the widower who owns the printing press. As they spend time together, Anji wonders if there's something more than friendship growing between them. But Anji has also caught the eye of a recent arrival to Blessing. He has put his carpentry skills to good use on the town's building projects, including Anji's house. But Anji is torn between her feelings of loyalty to someone who needs her and the chance to build a new life with this intriguing newcomer. Where will her choice take her?
Gideon O’Riley has been given another chance at a life with Lonnie. But will the fight for her heart risk it all over again? After finally finding love with his sweet bride Lonnie, Gideon’s heart was torn when a woman from his past claimed to be his true and rightful wife, forcing him away from his family. God’s merciful hand saw Gideon through the heartache, and with Cassie’s blessing, he is able to return home. But his journey back through the Blue Ridge Mountains will hold a trial he never anticipated. Meanwhile, Lonnie determines to seal off her heart from Gideon, convinced he is lost to her forever. Strengthening her resolve to move on is her growing fondness for the handsome Scotsman, Toby McKee—the young reverend she has come to care for deeply. His proposal of marriage offers a bright future for her and her young son. Yearning to allow joy back into her life, Lonnie must put aside the broken pieces of her heart that still love Gideon. When he returns to find her betrothed to another, he has to place his hope in God, trusting that the One who redeemed their love once can do it again. “Joanne has hit a home run with her Cadence of Grace series… With memorable characters and struggles aplenty, this is the kind of story that will have readers telling their friends, ‘You’ve got to read these books.’” —Lauraine Snelling, best-selling author of the Red River of the North series and Wild West Wind series From the Trade Paperback edition.
New York Times and USA Today bestselling author Sharon Sala brings you back to Blessings, Georgia How often do you find a love like this? Cathy Terry is tired of running. Full of fear and hope, she backpacked across the country to Blessings, Georgia, not knowing if or when her abusive ex-husband would catch up to her. In Blessings she glimpses a safe haven and the closest feeling to home she's had in a long time—even more so when she meets Duke Talbot. The sweet, strong, and handsome rancher provides a shoulder to lean on. The stakes get higher as the community embraces her and her relationship with Duke deepens—but can Cathy claim a new home and family before her past claims her? Blessings, Georgia Series: You and Only You (Book 1) I'll Stand by You (Book 2) Saving Jake (Book 3) A Piece of My Heart (Book 4) The Color of Love (Book 5) Come Back to Me (Book 6) Forever My Hero (Book 7) A Rainbow Above Us (Book 8) The Way Back to You (Book 9) Once in a Blue Moon (Book 10) Praise for Sharon Sala's Blessings, Georgia series: "Sharon Sala's Blessings, Georgia series is filled with unforgettable charm and delight!"—Robyn Carr, #1 New York Times bestselling author "Sharon Sala is a consummate storyteller. Her skills shine in her Blessings, Georgia series. If you can stop reading then you're a better woman than me."—Debbie Macomber, #1 New York Times Bestselling Author "There are not many authors who can write a story with such depth and emotion, but Sala excels and shines... Sala is magical!"—RT Book Reviews "Blessings sure sounds like a great place to put down roots."—Fresh Fiction
An Inspirational Love Story on the Northern Plains
Author: Lauraine Snelling
Book 3 in The Dakota Plains Series The wide-open plains of the Dakota Territory formed the setting for the lives and loves of many inspiring women making their way in the New World. Rebekka Stenesrude has poured her life into her students, only to see her beloved school burned to the ground. Jude Weinlander arrives with the job of rebuilding the fire-ravaged school, but before the Dakota Dusk they realize their main interest could be in building a future together. The wide-open plains of the Dakota Territory formed the setting for the lives and loves of many inspiring women making their way in the New World. Rebekka Stenesrude has poured her life into her students, only to see her beloved school burned to the ground. Jude Weinlander arrives with the job of rebuilding the fire-ravaged school, but before the Dakota Dusk they realize their main interest could be in building a future together.
"Sharon Sala is a consummate storyteller."—DEBBIE MACOMBER, #1 New York Times Bestselling Author for A Piece of My Heart Every storm they've weathered...has led them to each other Dan Amos lost his wife and son years ago, when they inadvertently got in the way of a death threat meant for him. He's never had eyes for anyone since, and he doesn't want to. But fellow Blessings resident Alice Conroy sparks something inside him... Newly widowed, Alice was disillusioned by marriage and isn't looking to fall in love anytime soon. Then a tropical storm blazes a path straight for the Georgia coast, and as the town prepares for the worst, Dan opens his heart and his home. The tempest is raging, but Alice and Dan are learning to find shelter...in each other. Blessings, Georgia Series: You and Only You (Book 1) I'll Stand by You (Book 2) Saving Jake (Book 3) A Piece of My Heart (Book 4) The Color of Love (Book 5) Come Back to Me (Book 6) Forever My Hero (Book 7) Praise for the Blessings, Georgia series by Sharon Sala: "With plenty of danger and passion, Sala will have readers flipping the pages..."—RT Book Reviews for The Color of Love, 4 Stars "It will bring a tear to your eye and put a smile in your heart."—Harlequin Junkie for The Color of Love "Sharon Sala works magic with words as she brings characters to life on the pages of A Piece of My Heart."—Long and Short Reviews for A Piece of My Heart "You cannot go wrong with a book by Sharon Sala!"—RT Book Reviews