Orchard Hill Romances
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Beth is faced with the decision of a lifetime when her estranged husband Scott suddenly returns and asks her to give their marriage a second chance.  She thinks he will change his mind once she tells him they have a daughter, and that their daughter has Down syndrome.  Instead, Scott convinces her to come to the resort he owns in northern Wisconsin and along with their daughter, Risa, take a chance on becoming a real family.  He does his best to adapt to his new role as father, learn about his daughter’s disability and show Beth that they all belong together.  Beth realizes she still loves Scott and wants to stay with him.  She is torn between her desire to create a family, the fear of failure and guilt over past mistakes.(Also available in large print)

“What I want,” the pastor stated “is for you two to learn how to get along. Separately you both have much to offer the church. Together – you’re a disaster waiting to happen.”

Nick and Noelle have been in competition against each other from their Christmas day births to their present adulthood. After their rivalry causes chaos at a youth group event, Pastor Thorn assigns Nick and Noelle the task of decorating the church for Christmas. Can Nick and Noelle cooperate? Will they end up killing each other – or maybe kissing each other?

Kathy Gilbert's "To Do" list for the summer includes:
1. Dump her lying, cheating boyfriend.
2. Renew her neglected relationship with God
3. Get the family to stop bugging her about getting married.
4. Figure out what to do with the rest of her life.

It doesn't include falling for her brother's high school friend or his two motherless children. Greg's in town for the summer and he wants to see Kathy, but just "as friends." Can Kathy keep this agreement or will she end up with a broken heart when summer ends?

Shorter works:

Roberta Pennybrooke didn't mind being the plain sister. After all, she had her studies and her secret correspondence with a handsome poet to keep her happy. But then Berta's beautiful younger sister comes to London for her first season, making Berta discontent with her unmarried state. Worse, Berta's poet writes to say that he is coming to London and wants to meet her in person! Suddenly she is desperate to change from ugly duckling to dazzling swan.

Questioning Mark
Free short read at Long and Short Reviews

Introduction to Christian Gothic Romance
An article for White Rose Publishing