Ozarks: The Healing Promise / A Place for Love / A Sign of Love / The Hasty Heart
Ozarks The Healing Promise / A Place for Love / A Sign of Love / The Hasty Heart Author:Hannah Alexander, Mary Louise Colln, Veda Boyd Jones, Helen Spears The Hills Are Alive With Small Towns and Big Hearts Revealed in Four Complete Romances — The rolling hill country of Missouri and Arkansas is the background to these four contemporary novels. Stories include: — THE HEALING PROMISE by Hannah Alexander — Leaving behind practically everything she owns and treasures, Amity Hudson Edmon... more »ds flees her home for the safety and comfort of her Aunt Enid's bed-and-breakfast in Eureka Springs, Arkansas. Even there she is a hunted woman, but why? What does she know about her husband's sudden death by drowning? They said he committed suicide. Then why is she being stalked? Reluctant to trust anyone, Amity tries to live one day at a time, looking over her shoulder. Little by little, Amity relies on the strong and compassionate shoulders of the handsome Titus King, an actor in the Great Passion Play, to help her find her way out of this dilemma. But how can she trust him... another man who could be just as abusive as her dead husband, yet willing to sacrifice so much for her?
A PLACE FOR LOVE by Mary Louise Colln
When Dr. Emily Richards returns to her hometown to set up her medical practice, she is burdened with guilt. The town has pooled its resources to set up an impressive clinic for her, but Emily has plans to leave after a two-year commitment to join her future husband, Ryan, a missionary doctor in Africa. While Ryan's letters telling of life and death situations make her doubt her work in this rural community, Emily also struggles with unresolved emotions about her father's death in a logging accident and her mother's new romantic relationship. And then there's handsome Matthew Barnes, the new owner of Morgan Lumber.
Matthew can't be the right man for her, Emily reasons, but is there a perfect time or place for love?
A SIGN OF LOVE by Veda Boyd Jones
Andrea Cooper learned that lesson well when, as a child, she watched her parents' painful divorce. Now twenty-six, she is comfortable with her life as a high school history teacher, president of the local historical preservation society, and active church member. Comfortable, that is, until Grant Logan bursts into her life. The more Andrea gets to know Grant, the more aware she is of their differences -- and of her growing love for him. A talented architect, Grant is adamant in his refusal to register his Civil War house with the historical society and place a marker in his yard. Will that marker remain a symbol of conflict or a sign of love?
THE HASTY HEART by Helen Spears
Headstrong Carla Bennett does not want to change a thing. The proud owner of a charming Victorian bed and breakfast inn nestled in the verdant hills of Eureka Springs, Arkansas, she is determined nothing will change her idyllic surroundings. Not even a certain irresistibly attractive businessman from Chicago. But Jim Donahue has another vision for Eureka Springs. He sees money in those hills and quickly sets his sights on building what he knows will be a productive sawmill and lumber business. Will Carla truly stop at nothing to save her wilderness Eden? Will the raging fire of her soul destroy all she has ever wanted?« less