The night winds were beginning their wild dances beyond the bar, and the fishing hamlet across the harbour was gemmed with lights as Anne and her husband Gilbert, finally a doctor, drove up the poplar lane. The door of the little house opened, and a warm glow of firelight flickered out into the dusk. Gilbert lifted Anne from the buggy and led her into the garden, through the little gate, up the trim, red path to the sandstone step. “Welcome home,” he whispered, an..
Eighteen-year-old Bryn Kinney knows nothing about her family. She doesn't even know for sure that the woman who raised her-the woman she called Gram-was really her grandmother. When Gram dies, Bryn learns some startling news: someone has been sending her money since she was a baby. It was money Gram and she really could have used, but Gram just put it away. Now it is Bryn's to use to trace her past. An excellent portrayal of a young woman's search for her true ide..
Dodge Mercer has lead the life of a gunslinger. Hungry for the quiet life, he drifts west looking for a chance to build a spread of his own. He decides on the rugged, dangerous Tonto Basin country of Arizona, and is welcomed to stay and work with the Lilley clan. Nan Lilley is the most beautiful woman Dodge has ever seen. In his quest for her love, he runs up against tough, two-fisted Buck Hathaway, who claims Nan for his own. When Nan chooses Dodge, Hathaway takes ..
On October 2nd, 1872, in the game room at the Reform Club in London, Mr. Phileas Fogg made a wager that he could go around the world in eighty days. Twenty thousand pounds were to be won, or lost, upon his return. Mr. Fogg assured his five companions he would meet them in the very same room at a quarter before 9p.m. on December 21st and collect his winnings. Fogg's frantic race against time, and the final outcome of this race, makes for a thrilling, unforgettable tale tha..
From childhood Juliet Rose Dearbourne has planned to leave the dull land of her ancestors. But before she can escape, tragedy strikes the family. Not only is her mother killed in an accident, but their orange orchard is failing and the bank is demanding payment on the loans they took. Desperate to save their vulnerable orange orchard from insects and foreclosure by the bank, both her father, Quaid, and her brother, Sully, sail to Brazil to acquire a new variety of orange tree..
AT THE FOOT OF THE RAINBOW is the story of Jimmy Malone and Dannie Micnoun, an Irish and a Scottish immigrant living at the foot of the Rainbow River in late 19th century Indiana.. Both young men have been the best of friends since childhood, unfortunately both men are in love with the same woman, Mary. Although, it is Jimmy who wins Mary’s hand in marriage, Dannie remains a faithful friend to the couple, keeping his true feelings to himself, even as he watc..
In 1888, hard-working twelve-year-old Jocey Royal, tormented because of a disfiguring harelip, takes her invalid grandmother to live on the Kansas farm that her drifter father has abandoned.
Though twelve-year-old Jocey Royal no longer goes to school, she reads. And out of her books comes dreams. Her dreams are her life, because she has a harelip and is convinced that no one will ever be her friend, that everyone will always chase her and make fun of her..
In search of a new life out west, Brazos Fortune finds his family endangered by the very quest he hoped would save them. Brazos sets out on his journey in the first of Stephen Bly’s new “Fortunes of the Black Hills” series. When locals threaten the lives and property of his family. Brazos abandons his Texas homestead for a new ranch in the West he has seen in a dream. But he finds himself in a war against corrupt lawmen, wild outlaws, and bitter winter weath..
Colonel Jake Burnes had never imagined himself a spy. But the acclaim he won for rescuing a French Resistance hero and bringing a traitor to justice lead to a more clandestine assignment. Now he must venture into the sector of Germany held by the Red Army and secure the safe passage of two rocket scientists to the West. NATO intelligence assures him that the very future of Europe is at stake. But Jake is unaware that Russian spies have infiltrated this elite group, jeopardizi..
A Cessna float plane is chartered by a young woman for a scientific venture into the wilderness of northern Canada. Disaster strikes when their plane crashes and three people are injured and stranded in bitter cold. After the initial shock, hopelessness sets in, but Jim Peters is a full-blooded Ojibway and knows how to survive in the wilderness, as does Carlin, the pilot. The pair combine their skills and prepare for a life and death struggle against the worst conditions natu..
This popular classic by Anna Sewell is the story of a beautiful black horse whose life is affected by the ever changing circumstances surrounding the lives of its various owners. The story is written from the viewpoint of the horse. While being sold to one owner or the next Black Beauty's life is touched by pride, adventure and even sadness, but above all, it's touched by love. This marvelous story remains timeless and is still enjoyed by both children and adults.&nbs..
Desperate. Determined. Unwaveringly confident. In 1896, a Norwegian immigrant named Helga Estby dares to cross 3500 miles of the American continent to win a $10,000 wager. On foot.
A mother of eight living children, she attempts to save her family's homestead in Eastern Washington after the 1893 depression had ravaged the American economy. Fearing homelessness and family poverty, Helga responds to a wager from a mysterious sponsor, casts off the cultural corsets..
When a soccer field complex springs to life seemingly overnight in the sleepy community of Skary, Indiana, and the local coffee shop begins offering computer access along with its suddenly overpriced beverages; nerves start getting edgy all over town. Is it possible new comer, soccer mom, Katelyn Downey is hatching a diabolic plot to turn their slow-paced town into a den of hip suburban iniquity, or might this be the perfect solution to the community's financial woes? Eve..
It’s Christmas time in Skary, Indiana, but the holiday season has been hijacked by maverick director Lois Stepaphanopolis as she attempts to bring her horror-ific vision of A Christmas Carol to life. But the holly-decked path from page to stage is a thorny one, as Lois attempts to rally her skeptical cast, including new father Wolfe Boone, and then she learns that her reluctant marketing director, Alfred Tennison, is truly a Christmas Scrooge. Alfred’s grassroots ..