1851: Niagara Falls, New York
The evidence has been well hidden the Thayers were confident that it was safe from the clutches of the ruthless Murphy Gang. But it has all been in vain. The lawless group is closing in on the family homestead, and seven-year-old Penny is given only one instruction: Run.
After two long years eagerly anticipating her fiancé's return, twenty-year-old Julia Barrett is ready to make a fresh start with Adam Wolcott even if it means putting her dream of traveling west with the Mormons on hold. But when Adam's return is overshadowed by the unexpected arrival of a young orphan girl in desperate need of help, Julia is drawn into a dangerous mystery that will threaten all she holds dear.
Charged with the protection of little Penny, Julia quickly finds herself relying on the help of Tom Harrison, an endearing young man who has long admired her from afar. Torn between two suitors, Julia soon uncovers a shocking trail of corruption and deceit-a discovery that pulls her inescapably into the race to locate telling evidence that Penny's family gave their lives to protect.Type your paragraph here.
What the Heart Hides
(A Short Story of Romantic Suspense)
It’s a late, stormy winter night when Frederick comes to the farmhouse door. Rose, a young midwife, is inside, caring for the newborn she’d just helped bring into the world. Frederick seeks her help with another pregnant woman who’s in labor, but he has another mission too: convince Rose to marry him though she’d rejected him three years earlier. Rose, still in love with Frederick but likewise determined to give up that love in order to go to medical school in Missouri, is worried about the woman and agrees to go with him. While traveling, the storm rages and they lose their way, but it isn’t until they face a desperate vagrant that the two discover sacrifice may be the only key that can open what’s hidden in their hearts.
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Soon after her fiancé and grandmother die in separate accidents, a college student runs from her grief to her grandfather’s B&B in New Zealand. There she not only discovers the deaths keep coming and she's next in line, but she must also decide if her heart's strong enough to love again.
A BYU-Idaho choir tour in British Columbia turns out to be anything but ordinary when soloist Stacie Cox spots a kidnapped child from Rexburg during a performance. Before Stacie can alert the authorities, the little girl disappears. Stacie vows to find and rescue her, a choice that forces her to deal with her guilt-ridden past and another little girl that haunts her dreams. When the handsome Matt Brennan Helps Stacie in the search, she tries to resist the attraction she feels for him. Yet as he gains her friendship and trust, her resolve to never fall in love begins to crumble. And after a series of harrowing events, Stacie must decide if she is willing to sacrifice her life—and a possible future with Matt—to save a stranger.
Author Ronda Hinrichsen
A forged letter, a golden vial, an ancient curse...
Her expression remained somber, but excitement crept into her voice. You are the Firstborn She...You must go to them. You want me to act as bait? Not bait, Emi. A spy. Our Trojan horse.
When Emi Warrin wakes one night to find a thief in her mother's house, she has no idea the intruder has planted a trap--a mysterious letter that will change her life forever. Lured to the Austrian Alps with Daniel, the man she loves, Emi is thrown into a perilous, mafia-like world of feuding families and a devastating curse that spans generations. As the Firstborn She--the only firstborn female in hundreds of years--only Emi can free her family from the curse that will soon afflict her as well. But for Emi to break the curse, she must delve into her family's dark past, and she must gain the trust of those who would use her for their own evil designs.
As Emi struggles to understand her destiny as the Firstborn She, she learns that everything isn't as it seems and that all choices have consequences.