Although Christmas is only three weeks away, Allyson is looking for a new start in life. With her divorce finalized two months earlier, she knows it's time to get away from the small town where her ex-husband and his new girlfriend are keeping house.
When she receives a job offer in a small town two hours south, Ally feels like she's found the answer to all of her problems. She and her daughter Lily pack their few belongings and head south.
Only moments after arriving in Westland, Ally begins to second guess her decision as several unanticipated hurdles suddenly block her way. Not knowing anyone in town, Allyson soon finds that she must rely completely on the help of strangers.
Christmas Pixies is a story about starting over and finding earthly angels when you need them most.
Paper Hearts and Angels (Paper Hearts: Book 3)
Haley's life had been turned upside down, going from a single woman without a care in the world to a mother raising four children. Despite her early misgivings, she was quickly learning to love the children her sister had left in her care.
Ashlyn, the soon-to-be-teenager was like an extension of Haley, always stepping in to fix dinner or to resolve a crisis. Aaron, the thoughtful second child tried to do his part, even if he grumbled occasionally. With her sweet disposition and easy hugs, Annalee made life better than Haley ever thought possible. And then there was Axel, the baby of the family, with his quick humor and mischievous ways.
Haley was proud to be a part of these children's lives. But she wondered if it was time now to focus on her own needs? Would she and Mac ever be more than just friends?
Paper Hearts and Angels is book 3 in the Paper Hearts series.
Paper Hearts and yellow roses (Paper Hearts: Book 2)
Motherhood was never something Haley thought she would enjoy. But her sister’s dying wish had been for Haley to become the children’s legal guardian when she was gone. What was Julie thinking? Could Haley really give up her freedom? Or would it be better to turn them over to the state?
Haley had one month to declare her intentions to the court. She honestly believed the children deserved a better life than she could give them. Her new friend, Mac claimed that she was doing a fine job of parenting the children. He seemed to have complete confidence in her and she appreciated his support. Mac, however, may not always be there. The children would.
Paper Hearts and yellow roses is the continuing story of Mac and Haley as they both wrestle with life altering questions and decisions.
Paper Hearts and peanut butter (Paper Hearts: Book 1)
There are three things that Haley loves. Her job, her handsome boyfriend, James and the fact that it’s ski season in Colorado. Life couldn’t be more perfect!
That is until Haley’s long lost sister Julie invites her to come for Thanksgiving in Boulder. The sisters haven’t seen each other in years, but Haley accepts the invitation, hoping to spend part of the weekend on the slopes.
After becoming reacquainted with Julie and her four children, Haley’s perfect life is suddenly turned upside down. Her carefree lifestyle is suddenly gone, replaced by heartbreak and unwelcome responsibilities. Can Haley find joy in her new life?
Paper Hearts and peanut butter (Paper Hearts: Book 1) is a story of coping with unanticipated changes in life and searching for peace in the face of tragedy.
Mending Hearts (In the Quiet Heart: Book 3)
Scarlett McDonald is positive she is getting a promotion at work, but she is sorely disappointed. She is not only overlooked for the promotion, but she is being demoted, sent to the outer regions of the state. The Beehive Health Food store in the small town of Tremonton is lagging in sales and is on the verge of collapse. Scarlett, according to her boss, is the remedy.
She is not at all anxious to return to the rural town from which she escaped over ten years ago. However, knowing she would not be happy under the new manager at her current store and armed with the promise of a substantial bonus, she is enticed to make the transfer. She starts counting the weeks of her return to civilization before she has even left it, insisting to family and friends that the relocation is only temporary. When the truck she is driving breaks down and an annoying auto repairman enters the picture, she realizes that the faltering store may be the least of her worries.
Mending Hearts is a story of healing, of finding joy and forgiveness in the most unexpected places.
Penny's Diner (In the Quiet Heart: Book 2)
Kate Lundquist is enjoying life with her new husband, stepchildren and a daughter of her own. But things take a dramatic turn, when the woman her children lovingly call Grandma P, dies and unexpectedly names Kate as the executor of her will.
Heartbroken but determined, Kate begins the process of planning a memorial service for Penny. She realizes belatedly that she has no real knowledge of her friend’s earlier life.
With no immediate family to be found, Kate has less than a week to discover all she can about the woman’s past. She hopes that a trip to Ephraim, Utah where Penny spent most of her life might be the place to find some answers.
Penny’s Diner is the story of one woman’s lifelong journey to lighten the burden of those around her through compassion, generosity and love.
In the Quiet Heart (In the Quiet Heart: Book 1)
Kate Fuller has often dreamed of her wedding day, choosing the perfect colors, planning her flower arrangements, and designing the gown. The only hurdle that stands in her way is finding the groom. Kate has had very few prospects in her quest to find a husband and at thirty-five, her hopes are beginning to fade. Because of her more flexible situation, her family decides to send her to Idaho to clear out the home of her deceased grandmother, which she grudgingly does, since in her own words she doesn’t have a real life anyway.
In the process of packing the house, she discovers an old journal and is intrigued to find out whom it belonged to. With no name to identify the owner, she assumes it must belong to one of her ancestors. She begins to hunt for clues within the book and in her grandmother’s family history records. As a novice genealogist, she is excited to continue the work that her grandmother had begun and relishes the sweet experience of doing work for those that have passed on. But her life takes a sudden turn when an old friend, Luke West, now a widower with six kids calls and asks her out. Could this man be the answer to her prayers?
In the Quiet Heart is a tale of finding joy despite the heartache and trials we experience in this life.
Ripples (Remember Me: Book 3)
Cara (Return to Chelsey Falls) thought Mike was the perfect boyfriend, handsome and attentive, but all that changed when he started hanging out with Tito. As Mike becomes physically abusive, Cara decides to break off the relationship. Zack, a customer at the local coffee shop where Cara works, continues to unexpectedly appear in her life, helping her out of sticky and dangerous situations.
As Cara flees town, she discovers some unsettling family secrets that shed light on her mother’s behavior over the years. Through unforeseen circumstances, Cara becomes reacquainted with her deceased father’s side of the family, and is surprised to learn things about herself that she had never imagined.
Ripples is a story of forgiveness and second chances. Come along with Cara as she unlocks her past and struggles to understand how her past is still guiding her future.
Natalie's Gift (Remember Me: Book 2)
High school senior Natalie Jenkins, unwed and pregnant, realizes her life has suddenly been changed forever. Any aspirations of becoming a concert pianist are shattered, replaced by the new reality of diapers, bottles and caring for a child. Will her future be put on hold indefinitely or can she find a way to follow her dreams?
Five hundred miles away, Meredith (Return to Chelsey Falls) and Ben Robbins have been married for four years and long for a baby of their own. After years of waiting and praying, will the latest IVF treatment finally make their dreams a reality?
Natalie’s Gift is a heart-wrenching story of selfless love and sacrifice told from opposite points of view. One woman longing desperately for a child while another woman struggles on an unanticipated path—neither knowing where their paths will lead.
Return to Chelsey Falls (Remember Me: Book 1)
After the death of his mother, fourteen year old, Wyatt Barnes was sent to live with his grandparents in Chelsey Falls, Washington. That summer was filled with new friends and new adventures until his life was turned upside down for a second time.
Almost ten years later, an offer to teach at the high school in Chelsey Falls, brings Wyatt back to the small town. Is he getting a second chance to make amends with Alexa, the young woman that had befriended him?
Meanwhile, Wyatt’s sudden reappearance in town sends Alexa’s life into a tailspin. Longing for closure, Alexa can’t help but wonder if Wyatt has finally found the peace he so desperately needed. Although apprehensive about opening old wounds, Alexa knows she can’t avoid Wyatt forever. Could what started out as a crush so long ago become more than that now? Or is it just too late?