As Serena wonders whether she'll ever realize her dream of becoming a mother, she learns that a longtime friend has left an abusive husband. Despite her fear of the abuser, Serena tries to find and help her friend.
Eighty-seven-year-old Dorothy Jean Wetstra has a gift for shaking things up. She tools around town in a 1976 Lincoln Continental, plays bunco regularly, and stays on top of the latest news--which she is often creating. In this series debut, Dorothy faces a decision that may change her town forever.
Chicago Police Officer Pete Shannon’s strength, both physical and spiritual, will be put to the test as he and his partner work the graveyard shift in the “Windy City.” Fellow officer Marilyn Benson, whose faith has lain dormant for many years, can no longer ignore the forces of good and evil which are battling for her soul.
Father Tim, an Episcopal priest and lifelong bachelor, leads a small congregation in a Southern mountain village. His life is changed and enriched by his encounters with town characters who include a stray dog, a lonely boy, and an attractive neighbor. This book is first in the "Mitford Years" series.
After leaving Indiana following the death of his older brother, a young man returns two years later because his father is ill. As he tries to repair broken relationships, he struggles to remain loyal to his brother's memory.