Clean Reads You May Have Missed

by Ellen Peterson | Apr 17, 2020

Behind the Scenes
by Jen Turano

Miss Permilia Griswold, the wallflower behind The Quill gossip column, knows everything that goes on in the ballrooms of New York. When she overhears a threat against the estimable Mr. Asher Rutherford, she's determined to warn him. Away from society's spotlight, Asher and Permilia discover there's more going on behind the scenes than they anticipated.

 

Stealing the Preacher
by Karen Witemeyer

Forced off a train and delivered to an outlaw's daughter for her birthday, is it possible this stolen preacher ended up right where he belongs?

 

 

Sarah’s Garden
by Kelly Long

Tucked into the majesty of Pennsylvania's Allegheny Mountains is a garden Sarah King has been nurturing for years. She never feels more alive than when she is alone with her thoughts and her Creator among the delicate rows of plants. But then duty calls her away from her beloved garden and into a world she knows little about.

 

From a Distance
by Tamera Alexander

Determined to become one of the country's premier newspaper photographers, Elizabeth Westbrook travels to the Colorado Territory to capture the grandeur of the mountains surrounding the remote town of Timber Ridge. She hopes, too, that the cool, dry air of Colorado, and its renowned hot springs, will cure the mysterious illness that threatens her career, and her life. Daniel Ranslett, a former Confederate sharpshooter, is a man shackled by his past, and he'll do anything to protect his land, and his solitude. Forced on a perilous journey together, Daniel and Elizabeth's lives intertwine in ways neither could have imagined when first they met . . . from a distance.

The Merchant’s Daughter
by Melanie Dickerson

An unthinkable danger. An unexpected choice. Annabel, once the daughter of a wealthy merchant, is trapped in indentured servitude to Lord Ranulf, a recluse who is rumored to be both terrifying and beastly. Ranulf's future, and possibly his heart, may rest in her hands, and Annabel must decide whether to follow the plans she has cherished or the calling God has placed on her heart.

 

Cowboy Charm School
by Margaret Brownley

When Texas Ranger Brett Tucker accidentally derails a wedding, he's determined to bring the estranged couple back together... but he never dreamed he'd start falling for the bride!

 

 

Courting Mr. Emerson
by Melody Carlson

George Emerson doesn't want his predictable life to change, but free-spirited ex-hippie Willow West has other plans for him. They may soon discover that no one is too old to change their lives—or find love.

 

From the Start
by Melissa Tagg

Kate writes romance movie scripts for a living, but she's stopped believing "true love" is real. Could a new friendship with former NFL player Colton Greene restore her faith?

 

 

With This Ring
by Karen Witemeyer, Mary Conealy, Regina Jennings, and Melissa Jagears

Four top historical romance novelists team up in this novella collection to offer stories of love with a twist of humor set in the American West. In these stories, authors Karen Witemeyer, Mary Connealy, Melissa Jagears, and Regina Jennings weave tales of unexpected engagements, giving minor characters from their books a special romance of their own.

 

Among the Fair Magnolias
by Tamera Alexander, Shelley Gray, Dorothy Love, and Elizabeth Musser

In the most turbulent decade of our nation's history, four Southern women—destinies forged by birth, hearts steeled by war—face near impossible choices on their journeys in life . . . and in love.

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