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“Forget the former things; do not dwell on the past. ~ Isaiah 43:18 NIV
Sarah McCall is waiting to leave for the mission field when the man she once loved steps back into her life. Abandoned as a child by a runaway mother and a gambler father, she strives to overcome a tarnished history she didn’t create and a heartbreak she can’t forget.
Peter Caswell returns to his hometown a widower, dedicating himself to his daughter and congregation. No matter how hard he tries to move on, past mistakes endanger the life he desires to build.
Sarah believes serving in Africa as a missionary will heal the painful past. Peter hopes his childhood friend will help him with his sweet and mischievous four-year-old. When Sarah smiles, it warms his heart and helps him believe he can become the man God desires. But a charming coworker pursues Sarah’s affections—and her childhood nemesis manipulates her way into Peter’s life. With scandal tearing them apart, will Sarah and Peter find a way to put the past behind and embrace a future together?
When Sarah Smiles is a story about two people who learn that only by giving and accepting forgiveness can they truly put the past behind and fully embrace a joyful present and future.
When Liana’s father hires Bryan as a handyman on the family estate, Liana’s and Bryan’s lives become entangled. Liana longs for a handsome and successful husband. Bryan believes no woman could never love him. When Liana is dumped by the man she hopes to marry, Bryan is there to pick up the pieces. His strength, kindness, and listening ear do more than mend her broken heart. Could she love someone like Bryan? A man so far from her dreams and expectations? And despite his attraction to Liana, how can a disfigured handyman fit into her five-star life?
Through a Mirror Dimly is about two people whose lives have not gone according to plan. Though they may not have the answers as to why God says “no” to some dreams and desires, Liana and Bryan begin to see and trust that God not only knows the end of the story, he ultimately knows what’s best for them.
The presence of mysterious Hunter Lane, the new minister in town, adds to her dilemma. Fighting her attraction to him, she questions the close friendship he had with her sister. Fear of failure at every turn propels Katherine into a world of conflict where she must decide what being successful really means and which path leads there.
“Never will I leave you; never will I forsake you.” ~ Hebrews 13:5
Sarah McFadden has protected her prominent Seattle family from scandal for years by keeping a childhood secret. Convinced that God abandoned her as a child, Sarah struggles with being able to trust.
Then one day two people walk into her life and stir up feelings she thought were buried. A six-year-old student, who she suspects is hiding her own secret—and a handsome teacher, back from mission work in Peru. Sarah embarks on her own mission to save the little girl from danger and herself from falling in love. The result is an emotional roller coaster that challenges Sarah to take a ride toward accepting true healing from the only One who can give it.