Tag: Novel

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The Promised Land

From the author of The Swan House, a classic in the South, comes the continuing story of the Middleton-Bartholomew family. You’d be surprised at what can get through to you when everything else is taken away. Four pilgrims on a journey toward change… With her oldest son, Bobby, taking a gap year in Europe, her aging father losing his sight and his memory, and … Read More The Promised Land

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The Long Highway Home

When Bobbie Blake gets the news that she is terminally ill, she decides to go back with her niece Tracie, to The Oasis, a ministry center for refugees in Austria where she worked years ago. Back to where there are so many memories of love and loss. Bobbie and Tracie are moved by the plight of the refugees and in particular, the story of … Read More The Long Highway Home

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Two Crosses

The glimmering Huguenot cross she so innocently wears leads her deep into the shadows. When Gabriella Madison arrives in the French village of Castelnau in 1961 to continue her university studies, she doesn’t anticipate being drawn into the secretive world behind the Algerian war for independence from France. And the further she delves into the war efforts, the more her faith is challenged. The … Read More Two Crosses

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Two Testaments

The slightest spark will ignite an explosion. The tinderbox of broken political and racial relations in France and Algeria provides plenty of kindling. And the growing friction, especially in Algeria, will soon combust. A tentative ceasefire offers little to cool the heat. And in the midst of the turmoil, Gabriella Madison guards the orphans in her care, while battling jealousy when Anne-Marie Duchemin, David’s … Read More Two Testaments

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Two Destinies

Forbidden Faith. Forbidden Love. A Family’s Rage. When Rislene Namani meets Eric Hoffmann in 1994 France, the spark between them ignites a firestorm of trouble. An Algerian Muslim, her attraction to him, a Christian, is forbidden. Yet he captures her heart. More than that, his faith captures her soul, a faith she comes to embrace. And it stirs up a wasp’s nest of danger, … Read More Two Destinies

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The Swan House

Named one of Amazon’s top Christian books of 2001.  Mary Swan Middleton has always taken for granted the advantages of her family’s wealth. But a tragedy that touches all of Atlanta sends her reeling in grief. When the family maid challenges her to reach out to the less fortunate as a way to ease her own pain, Mary Swan meets Carl–and everything changes. For although … Read More The Swan House

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Words Unspoken

Whose voice will she listen to? Lissa Randall’s future was bright with academic promise until the tragic accident that took her mother’s life—and brought her own plans to a screeching halt. Eighteen months later, she still can’t get back behind the wheel. A casual recommendation to Ev McAllistair’s driving school sets in motion a cascade of events. . . until Lissa begins to wonder … Read More Words Unspoken

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Searching for Eternity

It can take a lifetime to find what really matters. . . . French-born Emile de Bonnery lands in the strange environment of 1960’s Atlanta with decidedly mixed emotions. Some memories make Emile want to believe the best of his father. Others cause him to fear the worst. Does his mother know more than she’s willing to tell? Determined to learn the truth, Emile … Read More Searching for Eternity

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The Sweetest Thing

Anne “Perri” Singleton’s world is defined by the security of family, the camaraderie of friends at an exclusive Atlanta girls’ school, and an enviable social life. She isn’t looking for new friends when Mary Dobbs Dillard arrives from Chicago. Besides, “Dobb,” the passionate and fiercely individualistic daughter of an itinerant minister, is her opposite in every way. But just as the Great Depression collides … Read More The Sweetest Thing

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The Dwelling Place

From the author of the acclaimed The Swan House. Ellie, twenty-year-old daughter of Mary Swan and Robbie Bartholomew, knows all about dashed dreams and waiting. Because of a childhood accident that left her disfigured, Ellie has never been able to embrace the God of her parents. Though Ellie doesn’t understand the significance of the place, nor the mystery that seems to surround it, she … Read More The Dwelling Place

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Among the Fair Magnolias

The war is over, but Emily faces a battle in following her heart. Emily Derracott loves her childhood friend Thomas McGinnis, but she cannot marry a man who doesn’t share her strong convictions about the freedmen. Besides, she harbors a secret love for someone else. But the prospect of becoming his wife is not only improbable–it is a completely impossible. This novella is from … Read More Among the Fair Magnolias

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Waiting for Peter

A wounded boy, an abandoned mutt, a worried mother, and a God big enough to bring healing for them all. Peter is a young teen who is emotionally and physically scarred following a tragic accident. Hoping to find a way to help Peter reconnect with his family, his mother, Lanie, agrees to let him adopt a dog from the Humane Society. So begins the … Read More Waiting for Peter