Clean & wholesome romances can be set in any time frame but are free of language, love scenes, vices e.g., drinking, smoking, drugs. May also include inspirational themes.
An Inspirational Contemporary Romance
Single mother, Chloe Taylor has relocated from Fresno to the rural area of Plentiful, California to build her marketing business beginning with the local agriculture co-op. It’s her job to convince the local farms to invest in a major overhaul of the co-op’s publicity campaign. A mixture of modern operations, and older, family-owned farms, only adds to her frustration.
At the moment, her biggest challenge is bringing the owner of Plenty Good Farms in line with the others. The fact that the old curmudgeon of an owner, Samuel Morgan, has brought his nephew in to run things gives her hope. Surely, the younger Morgan will be more amenable to her progressive ideas.
When Chloe first presents her plan the Morgan men, it’s Drew who throws a monkey wrench into his uncle’s agreement to sign the necessary contract. What she doesn’t realize is that Drew’s reluctance has more to do with his uncle’s health issues, and the possibility that he won’t be able to talk the man who raised him into retiring.
When Drew is forced by the military medical team into choosing between a desk job or retirement, he shares his frustrations with Chloe and she helps him find a new purpose outside of being a full-time farmer. It also helps that their attraction is growing. Drew has definitely fallen for the independent woman, and her adorable daughter.
Will Chloe’s faith and determination help her lead Drew through his difficult decisions and bring them what they both need... a love that transcends their everyday challenges.
An Inspirational Fantasy Romance
When new arrival, Mark Moore, enters Heaven, Ariel sees a kindred spirit. Someone taken far too early, as she was, and under similar circumstances.
Given one last chance to earn her permanent wings, Ariel is sent back to earth to help her former fiancé get past her death so he can find true love. A task she’s had before and failed at miserably. When her mentor, Gabe (yes, the Arch Angel Gabriel), insists she take Mark with her, Ariel’s reluctant. However, nobody argues with Gabe.
Rick Norton is still grieving Ariel’s loss, even though it’s been five years, and he’s done his best to move on. Unfortunately, his attempts at finding another lasting relationship have all gone up in smoke. Until now. Could the cute barista at his favorite coffee shop be the one he’s waited for? There’s something about her that seems familiar, yet he can’t quite place it. Whatever it is, it’s drawing him to her like nothing he’s ever felt before. Or, at least not in the past five years.
Sabrina Baker longs to find happiness. Convinced no man could love a short, skinny girl, who comes with her own set of health problems, she goes about her daily routine believing she’s not good enough. That is, until handsome school Vice Principal, Rick Norton, enters her life.
Can Rick and Sabrina finally find what they both need on their own? Or, will it take a bit of angelic help to get them to see they’re perfect for one another? Once Ariel convinces Mark he’s right where he needs to be, will she finally get the beautiful white wings she’s always wanted? Will they both get a friendship that will last for eternity?
And, finally, what has Gabe done to hasten things along both on earth, and in Heaven?
A Christmas Baby for Beatrice
Beatrice Collier has had a hard life. Born into poverty, she was orphaned at six and raised in a state-run facility. As a child, she never knew the joy of the holidays. When she turned eighteen, she married for security, rather than love. Having never really known true affection, she had no inkling what she was missing.
Ten years into their marriage, Beatrice’s husband was killed in a freak accident in the textiles factory where he worked, leaving her alone again at twenty-eight. With no real education, and jobs at a premium she finds work as a woman’s companion to support herself. When her current employer dies, she’s once again out of work. Rather than search for another job, she answers an ad for a mail order bride and sets out on a cross-country journey from her Pennsylvania home to the state of Washington.
Maxwell (Max) McCauley owns four hundred acres of prime property and makes his living as a horticulturalist, overseeing the largest privately owned acreage of Western White Pines in the western U.S. Well educated, a stickler for detail, his expertise is in demand, making him far too busy to properly court a woman. Yet, his home needs a woman’s touch. He needs a woman’s touch. Rather than waste time searching for a wife in an area where women are still few and far between, he asks his housekeeper to do whatever it takes to find him a suitable wife. The older woman takes her task to heart, placing advertisements in a half dozen newspapers.
However, her brutally honest ad about Max’s business, and often inclement weather in Washington state, repels more women than it attracts. And, at the end of the week-long advertisement, there are only two applicants.
Max wasn’t sure what he was expecting when his housekeeper told him that the woman she’d chosen for him was a widow. However, it definitely wasn’t the strong-willed, independent spitfire with dark red hair and the most magnificent golden eyes. His previous plan to stay at arms-length until they got to know one another went out the window within twenty minutes of Bea’s arrival. Despite her outwardly attractive appearance, there’s a sadness to Bea he can’t quite identify.
Beatrice can’t believe what she’s reading when she receives the telegram offering her the chance to become Mr. McCauley’s wife. Perhaps, at last, she’ll find a real home, with a man who can support her, and with whom she can work side-by-side.
Her only concern is how he’ll react when she tells him the one secret she’s been keeping from everyone for as long as she can remember. As much as she dreads the admission, she knows they can’t marry until she’s confessed. Will he send her packing on the first train headed east when he finds out the truth?
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When Sheriff Matthew Logan arrives at the Anderson homestead, he is moved by Katy’s sad circumstances and vows to right the wrongs done to her. He’s always shied away from marriage due to his dangerous profession, yet he quickly changes his mind when Katy and her children come into his life, and into his heart.
Once her faith in the Almighty had been restored, can Katy overcome her issues of trust and take a chance on true love?
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Erin’s Peachy-Keen Christmas
Holding Out for a Hero ~ Book 1
Prohibition Era, Chicago
Alex has no intention of falling in love after the death of his wife. But despite his better judgment, he can't help being drawn to Erin's innocence. This Christmas, letting go of the past and embracing the future may be the greatest present of all.
A Dickens Holiday Romance
Sweet Contemporary Romance
When divorced mother of two, Carole Kelley, moves herself and her children to Dickens, she figures the most difficult thing she'll have to face is providing a perfect Christmas for her 7-year-old daughter and 4-year-old son.
What she doesn't count on is Jaxon Matthews, Wil-Bar Toy's attorney and quite possibly the most infuriating man she's ever met.
Jax wants nothing more than to finish up his current workload within the next few weeks so he can pack his bags and leave for his usual solitary Christmas on Grand Cayman Island. His plans are quickly derailed when a big contract falls through, forcing him back to the negotiating table less than a month before the holiday.
His plans are further delayed when he meets Carole Kelley. Despite his best intentions to steer clear of any romantic entanglements, he can’t help but be drawn to the beautiful woman and her infectious holiday spirit... something he hasn’t felt in years.
Once he realizes getting to know Carole means competing with her two children for her attention, he’s ready to give up on furthering their relationship. What he doesn’t count on is the power of family, and the magic of the wish stick.
Will a bit of holiday magic heal her heart, and open his, in time for a perfect Christmas? Or, are they destined to let their chance at a happily-ever-after fly off on the back of Santa’s sleigh?
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Hearts, Homes & Holidays
A Holiday Anthology to Benefit Reece's Rainbow
Ten Sweet Contemporary & Historical Romances
Monique Brasher, Michele Brodeur
Michele Pollock Dalton, Nancy Fraser
T.C. Hester, Jean Jacobsen
Caroline Lee, Kirsten Osbourne
Rose Pearson, Christine Sterling
My Story in the Anthology
A Sweet Contemporary Romance Novella
When her brother and sister-in-law die in an automobile accident, Macy is drawn back to her small, mid-Michigan hometown of Brant Mills to handle their estate. In and out, that’s her plan. At least it was her plan... until she discovers she’s been named the sole guardian of her two nieces. Eleven year old Brittany and four year old, autistic, Lily Anne are now the only family she has. Macy must figure out how she will cope with a life she never asked for, or wanted.
Cordell (Cord) Adams was Macy’s brother’s best friend, and also the Williams’ family primary physician. He’s surprised by his friend’s choice of guardian for the girls. He only met Macy once, and the meeting was anything but cordial. Now, he must find a way to make peace with the opinionated Macy and help her navigate this sudden change in— not just her life—but that of the girls as well. Hopefully, his faith will help him make the right decisions.
Can two strong-willed individuals set aside their differences for the good of two young girls who long for stability and love? And, will God’s will show them the way forward?
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Seth's Secretive Bride
Matchmaker's Mix-Up Series
Sweet Historical Romance
Widower Seth Temple needs a wife. Not for himself, but as a mother for his 7-year-old, emotionally challenged son. At the urging of his housekeeper, he sends in his application to be matched to a like-minded woman.
Unfortunately, what they both want is not what they get. Due to an unforeseeable mix-up with the usually stellar matchmaking service, Hannah is sent to Colorado rather than California. And, Seth is sent a young, red-headed spitfire, rather than the mature woman with a background in education he’d requested.
What will happen when he explains to Hannah that love and romance are low on his priority list and not part of his plan for a wife? And, once the matching service offers to set things right, will Hannah want to leave?
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Millie's Awesome Christmas Miracle
A Dickens Holiday Novella
Sweet Contemporary Romance
Rick Barrett is facing a dilemma. His family-owned toy company is in jeopardy of being made obsolete, which will mean closing the local factory in Dickens and the loss of dozens of jobs, a devastating blow to the small community. What he needs is a new idea to compete with the big guys, something that will drag kids away from their electronics and back to a real, hand-crafted toy.
When Rick meets frazzled, but beautiful, Cassidy and her precocious daughter Millie, he’s immediately smitten, despite the fact he’s never been great with children.
Will sharing in their enthusiasm for the upcoming Christmas season bring him the two things he needs most...true love and a business-saving miracle?
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A Dickens Holiday Romance Prequel
A 1980s Vintage Romance ...
Catherine Gates moved away from Dickens six years earlier. Now a staff reporter for a woman’s magazine, she’s returning to Dickens to do a story on Wil-Bar Toys new production methods and get the scoop on their upcoming holiday line.
When Will and Cat meet up again for the first time in years, it’s as if they’ve never been apart. Rekindling their friendship, and attraction, becomes more important than Cat’s article, or even the secrecy of the new toy lines.
Can these two childhood friends make up for lost time and pursue the romance they missed out on years earlier? Or, will Cat’s story expose too much and put them at odds with one another?
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