When her daughter’s most treasured possession is ruined, single mother and war widow Maranda must scramble to have it mended… and in the process she might find more mending than she ever could have hoped for.

Thrust together on a school project, Drew and Sam have little in common—he the nerdy kid and she the rebel. And yet there is one bond that unites them, an unexpected kinship that grows in the light of dawn.


Spring blooms again, and a fresh year dawns. For Max, the new and the old form a bittersweet blend as she takes to the old country roads with her camera to find the ever-elusive red-winged blackbird.

When little Oliver brings a bullfrog to Mr. Thompson’s class for show-and-tell, it triggers a painful memory for the tired teacher, pulling him back into a childhood trauma…


The coveted River Bluff Green Thumb Garden trophy is up for grabs again this year, and Gladys Olson is dead set on winning it as she has done for so many years.

But Twila Davis has one of the judges in her pocket and is willing to go way out of bounds to be declared the best.

When Penny passes away, it falls to Kylie to pick up the slack at the diner—and to take care of Roy, the old geezer who lingers too long and never seems to take a bath.

But as time wears on, Kylie is set to learn a little something about compassion and community, and about the values that bind us all together…


When the city comes after Tabby’s childhood—and the childhood of dozens of foster kids just like her—it’s time to take a stand.

In Cantleberry Cemetery, the shade falls heavily on forgotten headstones. For Aimee, this place is sacred—a place of quiet kinship. The kind of closeness she never had growing up.

Fate, however, has a date with Aimee…

For Frank and Ed, two mastermind thieves out to strike it rich, there seems to be only one problem: a five-foot-something sweaty nun locked in the trunk of Frank’s car...

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