While visiting his parents gravesite in the marshy mists of a village graveyard, Pip, a young orphan living with his older sister, encounters a shivering, limping convict on the run. In spite of his fear of the man, Pip befriends the convict and gives aid, an act that spells considerable consequences for Pip later in life. Fate intervenes and Pip is sent to the household of Miss Havisham, a wealthy and eccentric spinster.
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In the rugged Appalachian Mountains of Kentucky, seventeen-year-old Hannah Mills plans her entire life around love. The young heroine of Hannah from Loam Hill is determined to meet her true love and raise a family. But for Hannah, fate has a different set of plans. Paralyzed after a terrifying ordeal in the woods, the innocent girl is suddenly forced to face life from the steel prison of a wheelchair. Soon Hannah must fight not just her own demons of despair and loneliness, b..
The hard winter at Broken Arrow Crossing couldn't have come at a worse time for Stuart Brannon. Having left his Arizona ranch sick with grief after losing his family and cattle, Brannon is caught in the teeth of the blizzard. He stumbles half-frozen into an isolated stage station where he finds a wounded prospector. While staying on and nursing the stranger back to health, Stuart welcomes other winter travelers in need of help. He is soon drawn into their desperate plight..
Hattie Clark is an aging advocate of peace in an Idaho town torn by World War I. Crippled by a stroke, she hires Kirsta Strom, a German refugee, to help in her bookstore. But Kirsta has her own problems. A shyster lawyer and powerful man, Carl Foreman has some hold over her, and has her watched constantly. And she must deal with new neighbors, who hate her for her German birth and treat her cruelly. Hattie feels compelled to protect the woman and her young daughter Patrina ag..
Soon after her mother's death Lesley Morland's father, Ed, is offered the position of Station Master in Bountiful, Kansas. Having lost an arm fighting in the Spanish American war, Ed has a weakness for alcohol and difficulty keeping any job. Thinking Bountiful will provide them a fresh start, they are disappointed to find the town isn't much more than a station house and a few outbuildings. Still, railroad magnate Adam Benedict's proposed Texas Line will run t..
Abbie Farrel is just beginning to settle back into living again after the financial crises that have rocked her ranch since her husband's death. With the rugged Cole Jasper back as her foreman, Abbie dares to hope that his laughter and steady hand will bring serenity to the ranch. But trouble comes in the form of two bounty hunters trailing Cole. Captured and beaten near death Cole is tied to a horse for the journey back to Texas and a trial for his part in the death of a..
Abigail Martin is a headstrong young woman who believes frontier life in the rugged Colorado Rockies possesses all the world she could ever want. As a woman who listens to her heart, Abbie is determined to wait for the best - even if it means dashing the hopes of her childhood friend and holding out for a love as consuming as her beloved mountains. Montgomery Farrel is a handsome, refined gentleman who sees in Abbie a reflection of the untamed, pristine land he has come to ca..
Montgomery Farrel believes his splintered world is about to heal when Abbie Martin accepts his love and his offer of marriage. But their dreams come crashing down when a vicious fire brings injury and devastation. When the fire proves to be intentional and the sabotage to Monte's property continues to escalate, Abbie's fierce determination takes over and a frightening gun battle ensues. Confronted with a hate that runs deeper than the Colorado granite, Monte is swept ..
Young Abigail Farrel is just beginning to adjust to her ladylike life as the wife of Montgomery Farrel when word comes of the death of Monte's sister. Monte takes the surviving daughter, Jeanette, into his home. Though Jenny is a spoiled, pampered toddler, Abbie's heart yearns to let love and discipline blossom in the young girl's life. The Farrel's lives are filled with the joyful chaos that a child brings, leaving them unprepared when another tragedy strikes..
As the newly married wife of Cole Jasper, Abbie is certain life will never again be dull. What she doesn't know is whether her blossoming love for Cole will allow her to bid farewell to the nightmares that have plagued her since Monte's brutal death. When rumors of the evil, vengeful Crete Marlowe and his unsavory band of comrades reach Rocky Bluffs, Cole knows he must bring them to justice. Can Abbie ever forgive Cole for allowing honor to once again jeopardize their..
In the early 1920’s cowboy and dry-range farmer, Ralph Moody, found himself with mountainous debts through the collapse of the livestock market, and the dealings of a crooked partner. He faces the choice of declaring bankruptcy before he turns twenty, or working off the intimidating balance against him. His fortunes seem to be turning when a flash flood takes all he owns, and he is forced to auction off his farm and animals. Ralph never surrenders, but finds a way to tu..
Sergeant Charles Windolph was the last white survivor of the Battle of Little Big Horn when he told his story nearly 70-years later. A six-year veteran in the Seventh Cavalry, Windolph rode in the 1873 Yellowstone Expedition, and the 1874 Black Hills Expedition. He fought in Captain Benteen's troops on the fatal Sunday, and vividly recalls the battle that wiped out Custer's command. Equally vivid is the evidence marshaled by historians Frazier and Robert Hunt.
When Logan McGee gives Calla Lea Stafford a note saying that he doesn't think they should go steady anymore, Calla can't believe it-especially when the note is slipped inside a valentine card. Just six weeks earlier, over Christmas break, Logan had moved with his mother from Texas to Treebrook, Oregon. Calla had offered to show him around the school and introduce him to other kids. And school had not even started again before Calla was certain that she and Logan were ..
With Stalin on the move to build a Russian empire that runs from the Arctic Circle to the Indian Ocean, Jake and Sally Burnes are dispatched to an exotic new location outside the sphere of traditional American interests: Istanbul. With the Eastern Mediterranean in turmoil, Jake is to oversee a massive aid program. But as they travel on the Orient Express, a shocking discovery makes clear that a radically different kind of intervention is required. At the same time, spiritual ..