The First Gift

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#ad - Kindergarten teacher Kerry McHenry is nobody’s fool. She sees her own tough upbringing in the face of a poverty stricken child and she's willing to do whatever it takes to make things better. At the same time, she finds herself torn between a commitment-phobic doctor and Phillipsburg’s widowed deputy sheriff, a complicated man who is still angry with God.

The First Gift #ad - . As the stakes grow higher and the characters’ lives intersect in unexpected ways, each will face a true test of faith—and come face to face with indisputable evidence of God’s love.

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More Than a Promise

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#ad - Widower matt wilmot is an excavator by trade, but with his three rambunctious young sons making trouble all over town, he may not have what it takes to dig them out on his own. The boys' antics have earned them a riotous reputation in their small town of Cedar Mills. But he's also sweet, sexy and strong, funny, engaging, which isn't exactly a bad thing!This latest poignant Christian romance by Ruth Logan Herne combines heart and humor with a dose of small-town reality.

. When matt decides it's a brilliant plan and kisses her to seal the deal, Elle knows he's crazy. She defuses the situation by pretending to be Matt's fiancée and the boys' future stepmother. Matt appreciates elle's effect on his sons, and when he gets cornered into having a Sunday breakfast with Elle and the boys, he has fun for the first time in.

More Than a Promise #ad - . Well, he can't remember when. Everything changes when Elle hears the boys’ grandmother berating Matt in public and threatening to take the boys. She’s made a successful career for herself as a renowned artist and potter, but after a disastrously public break-up with her millionaire ex-husband, she’s back in Cedar Mills to lick her wounds and set her roughed-up self-image to rights.

When matt's oldest son causes damage in elle’s yard, her common-sense approach forces the boy to take responsibility for his actions—and gives Matt the wake-up call he desperately needs.

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Refuge of the Heart

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#ad - He became a dogged prosecutor, with an enviable conviction rate. Now in america with her five-year-old sister, Lena is uncertain who to trust. Should she open herself up to this man of law and order, a man who imprisons women like her? Or slip quietly back into the shadowed fringe of anonymity?Reflecting the world's turbulence and the plight of global refugees, award-winning author Ruth Logan Herne shrinks the vast numbers to the story of one woman.

Refuge of the Heart #ad - . Her faith has maintained her through the loss of her family, but when Mitch Sanderson shows interest, Lena longs to take a chance. But when faith, conscience and love of a troubled refugee ripple the smooth waters of his existence, can Mitch risk everything for love?Magdalena Serida fought her way out of a govenment-quelled uprising in Chechnya.

And freedom. Lena's story won't just grab your heart. It will touch your soul. One child. District attorney Mitchell Sanderson lost his family to tragedy.

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Running on Empty: An Unforgettable Christian Love Story

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#ad - Anger and pride challenge his small-town-hero existence, driving him out of his comfort zone. Faced with choices he made eight years before, can he tackle the present to ease Anne's future so she's no longer "Running on Empty". Now she may have to pay an even higher price to reveal the truth, but is she too late? Back home to care for her dying mother, Anne is faced with the past she ran from and a future she can't have, a future that includes Joe McIntyre and the happily ever after she'd dreamed of years ago.

Running on Empty: An Unforgettable Christian Love Story #ad - Chief of police Joe McIntyre takes his position seriously. It's cost her everything to keep it, including her marriage. A lead-by-example christian, he's put to the test when his ex-wife appears with another man's child after eight years of silence. Anne kellwyn has a secret.

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At Home in Wishing Bridge

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Waterfall Press #ad - After all, the current medical practice is being dissolved in three months, and bigger opportunities are luring her away…Her partner, Dr. But how can he offer a commitment to a woman when they’re both about to say goodbye?Wishing Bridge may be surrounded by forests and farms, but Thea is starting to realize that friendships and family form its heart—and that what she wants in life and love may be right in front of her eyes.

But a call from a friend in need convinced the nurse practitioner to make the trip. Though thea’s no-nonsense advice in the office has been good for business, her compassion in Ethan’s personal life has been good for his heart. Ruth logan herne, the bestselling author of Welcome to Wishing Bridge, invites readers back to the small town where big dreams come true.

At Home in Wishing Bridge #ad - After surviving the streets of South Philly, Thea Anastas never thought she’d wind up working in rural New York. Now her temporary position is making a difference in Wishing Bridge—though Thea can’t afford to make a difference, to fill a gaping hole in the sweet, small town. Ethan brandenburg, has his own struggles: caring for his orphaned niece and nephew and holding firm to his decision to leave Wishing Bridge for a prestigious job in Chicago.

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Safely Home: A Christian Story of Facing the Past and Embracing the Future Watkins Ridge Book 1

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Ruth Logan Herne #ad - But can cress escape the shadows of the past in time to embrace the simple light of her future? With God’s grace, she can… in Watkins Ridge. He promised her grandmother secrecy, and Alex always keeps his word. Detective crescent Dietrich vowed never to return to Watkins Ridge. But this time, his pledge might break Cress’s heart.

Safely Home: A Christian Story of Facing the Past and Embracing the Future Watkins Ridge Book 1 #ad - He wants her trust and love. He knows you can’t have one without the other. Alex westmore appreciates god’s humor, but when hard-nosed Cress Dietrich is plunked into the middle of the family farm controversy—and his part in the sale of a centennial farm—he’s not laughing. A bullet and her grandmother’s cancer diagnosis changed that.

Now she’s back, touching a past she spurned long ago.

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Try, Try Again: A Beautiful Christian Love Story, Love Renewed

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#ad - Can alicia move beyond her anger. Losing her son took more than her heart, it darkened her soul. Much like his new owners. But with their daughter's engagement to a single father comes the expectation of harmony. A decade older and wiser, Conor now faces the final step in his healing - making peace with his ex-wife.

Try, Try Again: A Beautiful Christian Love Story, Love Renewed #ad - Peace with conor is the last thing on Alicia Bradstreet's mind. Powerful and rich, wall street financial wizard Conor Bradstreet had it all until his son's death showed him otherwise. And conor beyond his guilt. To try, a path that winds around the honor of a derelict former cop, Try Again?Join award-winning author Ruth Logan Herne as she spins a journey of faith, hope and love in her typical heart-touching style, a small child who misses her mother and a dog just aching for a second chance.

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Back in the Saddle: A Novel Double S Ranch Book 1

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Multnomah #ad - The prodigal Is Coming Home. It’s been a long time since colt Stafford shrugged off his cowboy legacy for shiny Manhattan loafers and a promising career on Wall Street. And as wall street recovers, will colt succumb to the call of the financial district’s wealth and power—or finally the courage to stay in the saddle for good?

He’s broke, and it’s time to check in with his ailing father, but not broken, and get his legs back under him by climbing into the saddle again. He doesn’t expect to come home to a stranger pointing a loaded gun at his chest— a tough yet beautiful woman that Sam hired as the house manager. Colt senses there’s more to angelina Morales than meets the eye and he’s determined to find out what she’s hiding.

Back in the Saddle: A Novel Double S Ranch Book 1 #ad - . And why. Colt’s return brings new challenges. Younger brother nick has been sam’s right-hand man at the ranch for years and isn’t thrilled at having Colt insert himself into Double S affairs. And the ranch’s contentious relationship with the citizens of Gray’s Glen asks all the Stafford men to examine their hearts about what it truly means to be a neighbor.

But when stock market manipulations leave him financially strapped, the oldest son of legendary rancher Sam Stafford decides to return to the sprawling Double S ranch in Gray’s Glen, Washington.

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Peace in the Valley: A Novel Double S Ranch Book 3

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Multnomah #ad - Trey had left the double s ranch to pursue music against Sam’s wishes, but returns to central Washington when he learns he’s the best match for a procedure that could save Sam’s life. Lucy has a complicated history of her own. In spite of their differences, trey walker Stafford knows he owes his life to cowboy and legendary rancher Sam Stafford—the uncle who rescued him after his parents’ death.

As the two grow closer, trey slowly begins to open his heart to this beautiful woman and strives to let go of the grief he’s held for years. Overwhelmed by a growing list of challenges, but mistrustful of Stafford men, single mother Lucy Carlton reluctantly accepts Trey’s help to revive her crumbling farm when Sam instructs him to repay the overdue debt to her family.

Peace in the Valley: A Novel Double S Ranch Book 3 #ad - Although trey’s found country music fame and success, he’s also endured the tragic loss of his wife. He croons about love, but struggles with a yawning emptiness he can’t explain. Can trey accept her as she is, learn to forgive the past, and find the elusive peace he's sought for so long? .

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Her Secret Daughter: A Fresh-Start Family Romance Grace Haven

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Love Inspired #ad - Her secret childjosie gallagher has plenty of reasons to be wary of Jacob Weatherly—considering he’s working for the hotel chain that’s forcing her restaurant to close. But will her secret stand in the way of their happily-ever-after? As he helps save her business, Josie and Jacob unexpectedly grow closer.

Her Secret Daughter: A Fresh-Start Family Romance Grace Haven #ad - How has this bachelor wound up with custody of the baby Josie placed with a married couple six years ago? The handsome hotel executive has no idea that Addie is Josie’s biological child, and Josie can’t afford to tell him. But when he shows up there with a little girl by his side—her little girl—she’s dismayed.

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Home on the Range: A Novel Double S Ranch Book 2

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Multnomah #ad - Elsa andreas, life fell apart when tragedy caused her to abandon her family therapy practice and retreat to the backwoods of Gray’s Glen. For Dr. Amid the bounty of god and land, will Nick and Elsa find the courage to build futures based on faith rather than fear? Her school principal sister believes Elsa can guide the Stafford girls and that working with kids will draw Elsa out of her protective bubble.

He’d be a better husband, father, and ranch manager than Sam Stafford ever was. Summer on the Double S teems with life and adventure. As a child he watched his father fail at marriage and parenting, so Nick was determined to show him up. Can the brother left behind and a woman without hope work together for the good of two precious children?Nick Stafford stayed in central Washington, working his family’s large ranch after his brothers left to pursue other passions—but his toughest job is being a single dad.

Home on the Range: A Novel Double S Ranch Book 2 #ad - Despite that commitment, three years after Nick’s wife left him, he has a daughter in trouble at school and both of his girls are facing issues that force him to rethink his stubborn plans.

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