Christmas at Carnton: A Novella
A Christmas story to launch a new three-book series . . . The Carnton NovelsTOP 10 ECPA Bestseller Amid war and the fading dream of the Confederacy, a wounded soldier and a destitute widow discover the true meaning of Christmas - and of sacrificial love. Recently widowed, Aletta Prescott struggles to hold life together for herself and her six-year old son. With the bank threatening to evict, she discovers an advertisement for the Women's Relief Society auction and applies for a position - only to discover it's been filled. Then a chance meeting with a wounded soldier offers another opportunity - and friendship. But can Aletta trust this man? Captain Jake Winston, a revered Confederate sharpshooter, suffered a head wound at the Battle of Chickamauga. When doctors deliver their diagnosis, Jake fears losing not only his greatest skill but his very identity. As he heals, Jake is ordered to assist with a local Women's Relief Society auction. He respectfully objects. Kowtowing to a bunch of "crinolines" isn't his idea of soldiering. But orders are orders, and he soon discovers this group of ladies - one, in particular - is far more than he bargained for. Set against the backdrop and history of the Carnton Plantation in Franklin, Tennessee, Christmas at Carnton is a story of ...
To Wager Her Heart (A Belle Meade Plantation Novel)
Now an ECPA Bestseller! Impeccable historical research woven with heart-gripping fiction from USA Today bestselling author Tamera Alexander . . . Set against the real history of Nashville's Belle Meade Plantation and the original Fisk University Jubilee Singers ensemble, To Wager Her Heart is a powerful love story about seeking justice and restoring honor at a time in American history when both were tenuous and hard-won. Sylas Rutledge, the new owner of the Northeast Line Railroad, invests everything he has into this venture, partly for the sake of the challenge. But mostly to clear his father's name. One man holds the key to Sy's success--General William Giles Harding of Nashville's Belle Meade Plantation. But Harding is champagne and thoroughbreds, and Sy Rutledge is beer and bullocks. Seeking justice . . . Sy needs someone to help him maneuver his way through Nashville's society, and when he meets Alexandra Jamison, he quickly decides he's found his tutor. Only, he soon discovers that the very train accident his father is blamed for causing is what killed Alexandra Jamison's fiancé--and has shattered her world. Struggling to restore honor . . . Spurning an arranged marriage by her father, Alexandra instead pursues her pa...
Rooted in Good Soil: Cultivating and Sustaining Authentic Discipleship (Shapevine)
After pastoring for twenty-eight years Tri Robinson came to the realization that people are robbed of an authentic Christian life due to the pursuit of empty promises from the world. Taking a deeper look at Jesus's parable of the sower, Robinson discovered that the authentic work of faith happens as people become rooted in good soil.Both a pastor and a farmer, Robinson offers a compelling exploration of Jesus's parable, showing how the natural world is a rich source of wisdom for our spiritual lives. Pastoral scenes of agriculture blend with gut-wrenching stories from real life as Robinson shows readers how to cultivate a deep and lasting faith. In a culture that seems enamored with quick fixes and superficial amusements, Rooted in Good Soil gives readers a more authentic and fulfilling way to live.
The House by the River
It is 1926, and thirty-year-old Bill Kane is at a crossroads. Seven years after falling in love and marrying Mildred Read, the Chicago-born orphan is tired of sheep ranching for his father-in-law in desolate Oreana, Idaho and needs a change. Barely able to feed and clothe his five growing children, Bill spends their last dime on an electrician correspondence course and gets a job with Idaho Power. Hoping to rekindle the spark that seven years of hard work, poverty, and the demands of children have had on their once fairy tale marriage, Bill moves his family to Boise. Mildred’s hopes of Bill finding faith and fulfillment in their new life are derailed, however, when he meets Sylvester, a cynical co-worker. The determined and often ill-tempered Bill must face his past as he struggles to find happiness and meaning in his life. Will Mildred’s patience, loving ways and Mormon faith help the stubborn Bill discover the peace he is craving as they work through trials, heartache, and the Great Depression? Or will Sylvester succeed in convincing him that there is no God?The House by the River is the true story of a family’s struggle for survival and one man’s journey to understand himself and the purpose of life.
Gift of Peace
When Olivia Ellison loses her fiancé to leukemia, her life is turned upside down. Her friends can't seem to reach her, her family feels helpless. Only when she can find herself and pick up the shattered pieces of her life, will she be able to move on. In the meantime, her friends and family wait in the shadows for the moment Olivia will emerge....
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