After watching her granddaughter flounder in her personal life, Perla Phillips is finally ready to share the secret she’s carried for 60 years. But after she invites her daughter and granddaughter to visit, her life takes an unexpected and complicated turn.
Has she waited too long to share the truth?
Will she ever be able to say the words her daughter and granddaughter need to hear? Or will she be forced to watch their lives fall apart all because she stayed silent for so long?
Forced to live out her twin sister’s dream on her own, Ainslee McKay decides she will do what she has to do to ensure their families new Tile Works is ready to sell to someone else as soon as possible. What she doesn’t expect is finding someone who captures her mind and heart in the process.
Levi Judson has to start over in a new town when he decides to put his brother’s mental needs ahead of his own comfort. While he hopes to be recognized for his abilities in the town’s Tile Works, he doesn’t expect to fall in love with the owner.
Will life at the Tile Works bring the couple together or tear them apart?
All Lydia King wanted was to have a secure future. One where she didn’t have to worry about her dying mother or her gambling father. She just wanted to be safe.
But when her intended’s mother gives her a test to prove she’s the correct type of person to be the wife of a future senator, Lydia is determined to succeed. Even though it means getting a donation from the town’s miser, Nicholas Lowe – something no one in the history of the Moral Society has been able to do yet.
But Lydia’s whole world view is tilted on end as Nicholas challenges her faith to its very foundation. Lydia begins to wonder if security is really the longing of her heart. Or if the future senator the correct match. But can she trust her own heart?
Charlotte had to escape. The marriage was killing her. How had she convinced herself she loved him – that he loved her. She’d been a fool. And now she was under his complete control. She couldn’t even leave the house without his knowledge.
But then the letter came.
It was a chance to get away. A chance to prove that she was more than her husband claimed she was. It was the escape she longed for. Could she be brave enough to take a chance? To start anew? Even if it cost her everything?
Stella is certain her sister’s death was no accident. She’s willing to give up her place in London’s artistic community to track down the truth. But all doors seemed to be closed to her demands for answers and she’s left pretending to be someone she’s not, just to get close to those who knew her sister best.
But while Stella longs for the anonymity of her new position as a typist, someone is Boston recognizes her for who she is, a talented artist that he’s been badgering for years to work for him. Plus, he has all the political connections Stella needs to complete her investigation.
Can the two find a way to work together for their mutual good, or will their alliance destroy both of them?
Lady Georgina Hawthorne has been planning her debut season for years. Her one goal – become the star of the season and marry well. Everything should go perfectly, as long as she can continue to keep her shameful secret.
But hidden things have a way of coming out. How far is Lady Georgina willing to go to keep her’s under wraps? And what will she do when the one man she wants nothing to do with become privy to her secret?
The Shetland island of Whales Reef clings to the old ways, but when their clan patriarch dies without a will the whole community is in danger of collapse. What’s worse, a North Sea oil investor is willing to do anything to get his hands on the island and its resources – even disrupt the assumed lineage of the inheritance.
Will the money of a big oil investor ruin life forever for those on Whale’s Reef? Or will, by some miracle, the whole inheritance question be settled without a court fight? A fight the tiny island can’t afford.
It is never easy to allow your children to grow up and leave the protection of the nest. Martha struggles harder with this than others, since her daughter is all that she has left.
As the story goes on, Martha is confronted with other harsh realities in her role as local midwife. Her life seems to be falling apart. Can she keep her faith through it all?
Maybe Sophie shouldn’t have created a weather station on the top of the roof, but it was the perfect spot for it. Besides, how was she to know that the Vandermarks would return after abandoning the estate sixty years before?
She was just trying to do something to help her village.
But the Quinten Vandermark doesn’t want to be the subject of town gossip. He’s here to destroy the house and the terrible memories that have plagued his family for generations. Can the two learn to listen to each other or will everything they both love be destroyed?
The Revolution had changed everything. Despite Sophie’s support of the colonists during the war, she was thought a traitor because of her father’s allegiance to England. Living on the brink of poverty, hated by many in the town, Sophie has very little hope for the future.
Until she meets a sweet pixie of a girl. A girl who desperately needs a mother.
Sophie loses her heart to the dear child and soon finds herself as the mistress of Tall Acre. But the future isn’t always paved as smoothly as we want it to be and Sophie stands to lose everything once more.