Glimmer of Hope
By Sarah M. Eden
Stunning Miranda Harford once had the world at her feet. She was young, carefree, and desperately in love. But when her new husband left for London without her, her world fell apart. Devastated by his abandonment, Miranda fled their home, taking residence at her husband’s rarely visited countryside estate. For three years, she lived alone. But now, as the holidays draw near, an unexpected visitor arrives . . .
Carter Alexander Harford, Seventh Viscount Devereaux, is a man driven to succeed. His work is his life, and the position of Prime Minister of England is within reach. But in truth, Carter is a man haunted by lost love. Estranged from his beautiful wife, Carter is shocked to find Miranda—the woman he loved and who he believed left him—in residence at his country home.
As plans for a holiday party move forward, the uneasy couple realizes that to avoid further scandal, they must keep up appearances in a charade of marital happiness. Thrust together by fate, it quickly becomes clear that they have both been living beneath a conspired cloud of misunderstanding. As family, career, and social pressures threaten to keep them apart, can love have even a glimmer of hope?
The Essential Old Testament Companion
By Kerry Muhlestein, Ph.D.
Third in a series of scripture guides, this companion is meant to be a user-friendly fellow traveler on your journey through the Old Testament. Between its covers, you’ll find a thorough overview for every book in the millennia-old sacred text, and a highligh of key concepts, passages, helpful character descriptions as well as storyline summaries. This guide offers accessible lists of main themes, suggestions for how we might “liken the scriptures” to ourselves, and insights into what the Old Testament teaches us about the nature and character of Jehovah, the God of the Old Testament. Useful before, during, and after reading portions of the Old Testament, this engaging guide, filled with imagery, is a perfect resource for family and personal study as well as preparation for talks and lessons.
Lock & Key
By Traci Hunter Abramson
After years of hiding from her criminal family and recently taking over care for her two younger sisters, Carina Channing is ready to start a new life in Virginia Beach. But cutting ties with the past proves impossible thanks to a mysterious key she received from her imprisoned father—a key her mobster uncle died trying to obtain. After a warning visit from another uncle, Carina and her boyfriend, Navy SEAL Jay Wellman, begin an urgent search to discover the key’s purpose before their enemies intercede.
Following cryptic notes left by Carina’s father, they go in search of the lock the key will open—but every step they take grows more perilous because there are others who will do anything to find the hidden location first. With their lives and shared future on the line, Carina and Jay race against time to unravel the threat and the promise this one simple family key holds.
Hank Smith Live DVD
Over the years, Hank Smith has shared his positive messages with thousands of youth throughout the Church in countless firesides, in EFY courses, at Education Week, and in seminary and institute classes. His love for today’s latter-day stripling warriors is obvious as he encourages them to live the gospel, do their very best, repent often, and laugh! All of these messages come through loud and clear in Hank’s first talk on DVD. Hank Smith Live: Wit & Wisdom to Strengthen Youth draws on the principles in the For the Strength of Youth pamphlet to teach about the importance of being close to family, overcoming adversity, making wise choices, staying within boundaries, and moving forward with faith. As is always the case with a Hank Smith talk, you’ll laugh as he shares hilarious personal experiences to illustrate his points. Whether you share this DVD as part of your family home evenings or watch it as a wholesome alternative to other entertainment choices, Hank’s wit and wisdom will be a treasured blessing for your family.
Proceed with Caution
By Betsy Brannon Green
Brooke Clayton is in trouble. Deep in the shadowy woods outside Nashville, the young activist stumbled on something she was never meant to see something she can never reveal if she values her life. Now, as an unknown enemy closes in, she must take drastic measures to disappear. Brooke s only hope for survival is to accept help from her uncle, Major Christopher Dane, and his team of highly trained operatives. Dane entrusts his niece s safety to one of his most reliable men, Hunter, aka Owl.
Brooke and Owl go into hiding, posing as a married couple volunteering at a Civil War reenactment site. As Brooke comes to trust her protector, their connection deepens and their cover relationship begins to feel all too real. But when danger encroaches on their make believe world and explosive truths are revealed, Hunter and Brooke risk everything to expose the discovery she tried so hard to escape and as peril looms ever closer, it s too late to proceed with caution.
A Nation Divided, Vol 2: For Love of Country
By Robert Marcum
Matthew Alexander has infiltrated the enemy with one goal: learn of Confederate movement and report it to President Lincoln. While his brother in- law, Rand, fights at the battlefront, Matthew is thrilled at the opportunity to strike at the enemy in their own territory. However, despite being a Union spy, Matthew finds it impossible to remain indifferent toward Millie Atwater, a beautiful young plantation owner who dreams of freeing her slaves. Together, the two brave the threat of discovery as they work toward their shared dream of freedom for all.
The Battle of Bull Run proved a devastating loss for the Union. For Major Rand Hudson, the forced retreat inspires him to redouble his efforts: with heightened intensity, he is determined to prepare his men for their next encounter with the Confederates. Meanwhile, Rand’s sister Lizzy has focused her work on the Underground Railroad. Her status as a major player in the war effort intensifies when she is recruited to work as a spy behind enemy lines. Confident in her ability to help the cause, she eagerly accepts. But as North and South collide, victory will not prove so simple—for behind the front lines on both sides are individuals who are fighting for their beliefs, their homes . . . their very lives.