Berit Kjos is convinced that millions of women are traveling down cultural freeways to self-made spirituality. Why, she asks, have feminist myths and goddesses replaced biblical faith for many Christians who have embarked on journeys of self-discovery.
A daring new direction begins with the arrival of a brand new villain inthese stories from WONDER WOMAN #41-47! But while he may be new to us, he's notnew to the world he seeks to tame. And speaking of villains, Donna Troy's questto destroy Wonder Woman ratchets up another gear (if that's even possible!),while Wonder Woman is learning how to replace Ares as God of War. Plus, DonnaTroy's fate becomes clear as she embarks on a journey that will either end herlife or begin a new one, while Wonder Woman draws closer to the Amazon who triedto depose Diana as queen!
The secret ingredient is love. It was a short distance from Anne Beiler's little town in the heart of Mennonite country to her humble farmer's stand that would become the first Auntie Anne's Pretzel store. But it was a long life journey for Anne to get there. Twist of Faith is more than the inspiring story of building a successful business; it's a personal journey of faith and forgiveness. From the death of her young daughter to surviving the rigors of building a successful business to struggles with depression, Anne offers a deeply personal view of her life. She says, "If you knew my life and understood where I came from, you would agree that Auntie Anne's, Inc. is a modern day business miracle." Twist of Faith is an inspiring look at the life of a woman who went from an 8th-grade Amish education to founding Auntie Anne's, Inc., the world's largest mall-based pretzel franchise.
Will a wager against her future steal her chance at true love? "Basham weaves a unique tale sure to please the romantic at heart."Denise Hunter, bestselling author of "Married 'til Monday" Dr. Adelina Roseland has worked ten years in research as an accent reduction specialist to attain her dream job. But a secret wager to transform Appalachian cattle farmer Reese Mitchell into corporate material challenges Adelina in ways she never expected, threatening her new position. For one, Adelina didn't plan for the faith and friction of Reese, or the unexpected influence of his chaotic family. Now, drawn into a culture she'd tried to forget, Adelina finds the warmth of family, the hope of faith, and the joy of love melting away the deep wounds of her past. But when Reese discovers that he's a pawn in her climb up the academic ladder, will he forgive Adelina's deceit or will their miscommunication end in two broken lives? Give a gift copy to a friend and recommend "A Twist of Faith" to your bookclub.
Orphaned at a young age, Sophia Shaw is placed in a Brisbane girl's home run by the sadistic, Matron Rooney. To cope she must rely on her own resources and a treasured family heirloom. Later, after meeting the Ipswich larrikin, Chad Wrightson, she hopes her trials and tribulations of the past are behind her. Little did she know they were just beginning. With the outbreak of WW2, Chad enlists and is sent overseas with the Australian Imperial Force. Sophia is left alone and facing the most difficult decision of her young life. Obsessed with a plan, known only to a few, she embarks on a path that has unexpected repercussions.What transpires is a journey of self-discovery where survival hinges on deception, luck, faith and hope. Set during Australia's darkest days of World War 2, the story portrays the Australian ethos of the period. It also reflects the savage impact of war on the plethora of interesting and diverse characters who touch and influence Chad and Sophia as they strive to combat almost insurmountable odds. Entrenched views on life are confronted. Values are challenged. The question is:- will luck, faith and hope be enough?
A sexy, friends-to-lovers, second-chance romance set in a quirky small town near the coast… It’s sexy and fun and angsty with a little surprise. Scout goes away to pursue his dream of Hollywood stardom, and when he comes back home, Daisy is holding a baby girl who looks just like him. OFFICIAL BLURB COMING SOON!
In a SIMPLE TWIST OF FAITH, Leah Schiermeyer recounts her intense journey from Christianity to observant Judaism with honesty, emotion, and humor. Her story will warm your heart, and more importantly, give the reader a glimpse into the mighty acts of the Al-mighty. "Thus said the Lord of Hosts, Master of Legions: In those days it will happen that ten men, of all the different languages of the nations will take hold, they will take hold of the corner of the garment of a Jewish man, saying, 'Let us go with you, for we have heard that God is with you!'" Zechariah 8:23
From New York Times and USA Today bestselling author Jill Shalvis comes a new story in her Heartbreaker Bay series… When the one you want … Daisy doesn’t believe love is ever-lasting, so it’s ironic as hell that she parlayed a business degree into a wedding planning business. More ironic still is her latest job bringing her back into contact with the man who’d taught her that love can’t last. Is the one you can’t have… To say Diego has been taught the hard way to bury emotions is an understatement. But when he’s called home to help the brother he hasn’t seen or spoken to in years, that’s one thing. It’s another entirely to also come face to face with the first woman he ever loved. First and only… Can love conquer all? Daisy’s learned to depend only on herself, and Diego is and always has been an island of one. And yet when they’re together, even when they’re bickering, still wary and haunted by memories of what was … it’s magic. The question is, how to find their way back to each other…? **Every 1001 Dark Nights novella is a standalone story. For new readers, it’s an introduction to an author’s world. And for fans, it’s a bonus book in the author’s series. We hope you'll enjoy each one as much as we do.**