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Dark Road Home
Bethany House Publishers
Ana Kavanagh's only memories of home are of fire and pain. As a girl she was the only survivor of a terrible blaze, and years later she still struggles with her anger at God for letting it happen.
At a nearby parish she meets and finds a kindred spirit in Eoghan Hamilton, who is struggling with his own anger--his sister, Cara, betrayed him by falling in love with one of his enemies. Cast aside by everyone, Eoghan longs to rejoin the Fenians, a shadowy organization pushing for change back in Ireland. But gaining their trust requires doing some favors--all of which seem to lead back to Ana. Who is she and who is searching for her? As dark secrets from Ana's past begin to come to light, Eoghan must choose which road to follow--and where to finally place his trust.
Despite her brother's warning, Cara decides to trust Rourke and reveals the truth about her purpose in America. But he is not who he claims to be, and as rumors begin to circulate about an underground group of dangerous revolutionaries, Cara's desperation grows. Her questions lead her ever closer to her brother, but they also bring her closer to destruction as Rourke's true intentions come to light.
No Safe Harbor
Bethany House Publishers
Lured by a handful of scribbled words across a faded letter, Cara Hamilton sets off from 1896 Ireland on a quest to find the brother she'd thought dead. Her search lands her in America, amidst a houseful of strangers and one man who claims to be a friend - Rourke Walsh.
Died in the Wool
Monah Trenary takes great pride in how she runs the public library, touting it as a quiet place of learning and discovery. But that peace is shattered when she discovers a body in the ladies restroom and the people of Pine Mills Massachusetts learn they once again harbor a murderer.
Will Monah uncover the truth in time to save her own life, or will the trail to the real killer also lead to secrets she would rather keep hidden? As the mystery unravels, Monah discovers there’s only one person she’s desperate to prove her innocence to, Detective Mike Brockman—the man who could send her to prison.
Inn Plain Sight
Come along as bride-to-be Casey Alexander works to solve the murder that hijacked her shower. She’ll find that the victim’s propensity for blackmail, gossip, and downright meanness has created a long list of suspects. Unfortunately, Casey’s fiancé is at the top of the list. Armed with her ever present Post-It Notes and the help of her best friend, Casey follows the clues to a killer hiding in plain sight.
Love Finds You in Calico, California
Summerside Press, July 2010
4 Stars ~ Romantic Times
Abigail Watts has always admired her lovable, kind-hearted father, despite his bumbling ways. When news of a silver strike reached their hometown, she packed up her needles and thread and followed him west, never dreaming the move could cost them ever.
Nathan Hawk has one dream—a better life for his family. But when typhoid claims the life of his beloved wife, Nathan questions if he made the right choice bringing her west.
Thrust together by circumstance, these two lonely people must somehow find their way back to God, and to each other.
Christmas Scheirer left home in pursuit of a writing career in New York. What she found was false friends and heartache, but she's always been too ashamed to admit she squandered the money her grandfather left her, or that her greed may have led to his death. Driven by a need to make amends, Christmas returns home for her grandmother's wedding, but it's one last gift—a generation's worth of letters written by her grandfather—that makes Christmas realize where life's true treasure lies. She'll do anything to see the letters published, even if it means battling with the handsome guardian of her grandfather's estate, Marcus Taggert.
Where the Truth Lies
Casey Alexander refuses to believe her aunt committed suicide. Her personal investigation makes some people uncomfortable enough to want her dead.
As the main suspect in Casey's quest, Luke Kerrigan does some searching of his own. What he finds has him doing a little more digging that leads him to doors he may not want opened.