Another great list for the month of October. When the weather is so pleasant out it is hard to stay inside to read. With these titles available it does become a bit easier.
From this Day Forward – Lauraine Snelling – #4 Song of Blessing –Revisit Old Friends in Blessing in This Heartwarming Series Conclusion Deborah MacCallister, head nurse at the Blessing hospital, has loved Toby Valders since her school days, but she’s had enough of their on-again, off-again relationship. Toby truly cares for Deborah, but he’s never felt like he could commit to marriage or a family.When Anton Genddarm, the new schoolteacher, comes to town, the young women of Blessing see a chance to force Toby’s hand with a little strategic matchmaking.
Tangled Webs – Irene Hannon – #3 Men of Valor – Someone seems bent on disrupting Dana Lewis’ stay in the lakeside cabin she inherited from her grandfather. Finn and Dana work together to discover who is behind the disquieting pranks, the incidents begin to take on a menacing tone.
Mrs. Grant and Jule – Jennifer Chiaverini – In 1844, shy Missouri belle Julia Dent met Lieutenant Ulysses S. Grant, brilliant horseman and reluctant soldier. The two fell deeply in love, but Grant’s abolitionist family refused to attend their wedding. For despite her husband’s objections, Julia kept as her slave another Julia, known as Jule.
The Wish – Beverly Lewis – Leona Speicher got the “sister” she’d always dreamed of the day Gloria Gingerich and her family moved to Lancaster County Amish farmland. Leona is shocked when the Gingeriches suddenly pack up and disappear after being expelled from the church for reasons no one will discuss. Despite Leona’s pleas, Gloria goes with them, leaving more than one broken heart behind.
When Love Arrives – Johnnie Alexander – Dani Prescott came to the children’s hospital to spy on Brett Somers–so how did she end up on a date with him? Weeks earlier she’d seen an interview in which he blamed her mother for the plane crash that had killed his parents. But the crash had killed her mother as well, so Dani can’t believe the story Brett’s trying to sell to the media.
Newton and Polly – Jody Hedlund – A Novel of Amazing Grace – Now remembered as the author of the world’s most famous hymn, in the mid-eighteenth century as England and France stand on the brink of war, John Newton is a young sailor wandering aimlessly through life. His only duty is to report to his ship and avoid disgracing his father—until the night he hears Polly Catlett’s enchanting voice, caroling. He’s immediately smitten and determined to win her affection.