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Hymns of the West, Book 3
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As Caleb struggles through some inner battles, he secretly starts a correspondence with a widow and her daughter. Their unabashed faith in God convicts him and increases his inner struggles, but he keeps writing anyway. Unable to find a steady job, Maggie places an advertisement to become a mail-order bride. Her daughter, Rachel, is her motivation and encouragement, but if Maggie doesn’t find a job or husband soon, Rachel might not survive through the next year.
It always starts with a girl. She shows up asking Max to help her find her brother who has gone missing on the river. Now Max is lost on an isolated section of the Mississippi River called the Kentucky Bend, and he is being hunted by a small army of drug dealers. Get to know Max Sawyer. He's part Travis McGee, part Nick Charles with a wandering spirit like Jack Reacher. He is the latest crime-fighter with an unquenchable thirst for justice as well as an unquenchable thirst for bourbon.
It's the 1960s, and Joe has fled the big city only to end up in the small resort town of Applewood. Writing for the Gazette, Joe's life is uneventful until strange events begin to unfold. A young girl drowns off a motorboat, and a local farmer plants a hoe in his wife's back. The assistant manageress of the bank vanishes without a trace. Why is the whole town going crazy?
Can love triumph over tragedy and bring joy amid winter? When unexpected tragedy hits her family, Carol Mason struggles to forge a new life for herself and her sons. Though Vermont has been their home for 20 years, betrayal and misunderstanding force Carol to leave the mountains she loves and return to her hometown of Apache Pointe, Arizona. There she is welcomed by scorching heat, lizards, scorpions, and (gulp) Aunt Penny. Carol finds a sympathetic friend in her cousin Millie as she does her best to put the pieces of her shattered life back together.
Some memories are never forgotten. As Tamara discovers the charms of Rome in the arms of her first love, the sights, food, and wine sweep her away. Giorgio changes how she thinks about living. Decades can pass - marriages, death, and family can intervene - but those moments linger in the hidden layers of her consciousness. And just when Tamara thinks she has forgotten Giorgio, they find each other again...and their lives are changed forever.
David Wallace had it all: A beautiful wife, an infant son, and a great career. Until a tragic mistake ended it all. Seven years later, David has managed to move on with his life, having started a shelter for battered women. But he's still haunted by the indiscretion that changed his world forever. He hopes, even prays, that by helping those abused, those living in fear, he might be able to put his dark days behind him. But on the seventh anniversary of that terrible night, he learns that everything that happened back then - everything - was not as it had seemed.
What’s in a name? For Judas Thomas, named after the infamous betrayer, a great many things. For centuries, Judas Iscariot has been the most despised figure in Western civilization. Betrayer or scapegoat? For a young boy born in 1970, his greatest obstacle in life is not his conception by a violent rape or his difficult and strict upbringing in a Catholic orphanage nor his mixed race. For this young orphan, his greatest challenge is his name: Judas, named for the infamous betrayer-disciple.