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A MOTHER FOR CINDY
Love Inspired
The Ladies of Sweetwater Lake
ISBN: 9781488079306
July 2017
Margaret Daley

YOURS, MINE AND OURS?

Young widow Jesse Bradshaw is content to be a loving mother to her son, a devoted granddaughter, a doll maker and the keeper of a gaggle of pets. She can’t imagine having anything more in her already crowded life—until jaded Nick Blackburn and his daughter move in next door. Cindy needs a mother’s love, something the wealthy businessman can’t provide for his precious child. Jesse tries to use her matchmaking skills to find a suitable wife for the workaholic widower, but what can she do when she realizes she is Nick’s perfect match?

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LONE STAR BACHELOR
Love Inspired
The Buchanons
ISBN: 9780373622795
June 2017
Linda Goodnight

Her Unexpected Hero 

Sawyer Buchanon was against hiring Jade Warren. The escalating threats against his family's construction business—and Sawyer in particular—don't warrant the time and money spent on a private investigator. Even if Jade's smart, beautiful and challenging in a way that intrigues him. Jade has personal reasons to mistrust any Buchanon—especially one as handsome and smooth as Sawyer. But everything she's been led to believe about the successful Buchanons crumbles in the face of Sawyer's decency and sweetness. And the closer Jade gets to Sawyer, the more intense her feelings for him become. Soon the biggest risk she'll face is having Sawyer steal her heart.

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A READY-MADE AMISH FAMILY
Love Inspired
Amish Hearts
ISBN: 9780373622726
May 2017
Jo Ann Brown

The Amish Nanny 

As temporary guardian of two sets of young and energetic twins, widowed minister Isaiah Stoltzfus needs a nanny immediately. Keeping the kids happy and safe while also trying to run his blacksmith shop is becoming impossible. So when Clara Ebersol arrives to help, Isaiah is relieved. Able to soothe, teach and delight the children, Clara feels like family. Love-shy Isaiah knows that recently jilted Clara isn't looking for marriage, either. But with matchmakers—including four young kinder—on the job, Isaiah and Clara may soon find their hands clasped in matrimony.

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THEIR SURPRISE DADDY
Love Inspired
Grace Haven
ISBN: 9780373622757
May 2017
Ruth Logan Herne

Instant Family 

Cruz Maldonado has vowed to provide for his beloved cousin's orphans. With his estranged mother's health failing, they might soon be Cruz's only family. But the kids' immigration status brings complications. Mostly "Miss Rory"—their idealistic young teacher—and Cruz's court-appointed co-guardian. Cruz has the means to give the kids a good home, yet Rory Gallagher wonders whether he has the heart. That is, until she glimpses the sweet small-town boy inside the polished, handsome Wall Street exterior. Soon they both begin to wonder if this temporary partnership could turn into more—a chance to raise the children as husband and wife.

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THE NANNY BARGAIN
Love Inspired
Hearts of Hunter Ridge
ISBN: 9780373622764
May 2017
Glynna Kaye

Falling for the Boss 

Concerned for his orphaned twin brothers, outdoor-gear shop owner Sawyer Banks urges new employee Tori Janner to apply for the nanny position their grandparents are advertising…and spy for him. With plans to start over in Hunter Ridge and dreams of reviving her quilting business, Tori takes the job—but refuses to report to Sawyer unless the boys' welfare is in danger. But soon it's her own heart that's in jeopardy. Because after spending time with the committed bachelor, she starts to see the depth behind his easy charm—and begins to imagine herself as his wife.

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THE BULL RIDER'S HOMECOMING
Love Inspired
Blue Thorn Ranch
ISBN: 9780373622733
May 2017
Allie Pleiter

Healing the Cowboy's Heart 

When Luke Buckton left Blue Thorn Ranch, he'd hoped to return in a blaze of rodeo glory; instead, he's limping home with a busted leg. To get back on the circuit he'll need physical therapist Ruby Sheldon's help. Six years ago, he left Ruby behind, convinced she was too innocent for such a public life. Now his high school sweetheart is stronger, tougher and even more captivating. A high-profile success story like this could make Ruby's career. All she has to do is rein in Luke's bullheadedness, heal his injuries—and hope his reckless charm doesn't trample her heart again…

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WILDFIRE SWEETHEARTS
Love Inspired
ISBN: 9780373622702
April 2017
Leigh Bale

Reunion Under Fire 

Eight months after their broken engagement, Tessa Carpenter is reunited with the man she could never forget—in the same wildfire-fighting unit and now as her boss. With the mystery of why he ended their relationship still between them, Tessa's not looking forward to working under Sean Nash. Sean promised to take care of his late friend's sister. That meant walking away, sparing Tessa from his guilt over the accident that killed her brother. But working beside Tessa reignites the embers of his memories, fanning them into love once more. And forcing Sean to decide: bolt again…or stay and fight for the woman of his dreams.

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EASTER IN DRY CREEK
Love Inspired
Dry Creek
ISBN: 9780373622689
April 2017
Janet Tronstad

Reclaiming the Cowgirl's Heart 

Clay West is back in town with amends to make and minds to change. The cowboy has spent four years in jail for a crime he did not commit, and he's determined to restore his good name. The former bad boy's first priority is convincing childhood friend Allie Nelson of his innocence. But she—more than anyone—has suffered in his absence. Allie can't admit how much she's missed Clay—and she can't betray her family by putting her trust in him. She vows to forget her schoolgirl crush. But Clay will settle for nothing less than her forgiveness—and her whole heart.

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THE RANCHER'S TEXAS TWINS
Love Inspired
Lone Star Cowboy League: Boys Ranch
ISBN: 9780373622603
March 2017
Allie Pleiter

Double Trouble 

Rancher Gabe Everett will do whatever it takes to keep Avery Culpepper in Texas until the end of the month. Even if it means inviting the beautiful single mom and her mischievous twin girls to stay on his property. Avery holds the key to saving Haven's boys ranch, but Gabe won't let his interest go beyond business. He's not a family man, and Avery needs someone who will be there for her and her daughters. Yet as the girls overrun his orderly ranch with their tea parties and girlie cuteness, Gabe finds himself softening just a little. Could a family to love be exactly what this solitary rancher needs?

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THE LAWMAN'S SECRET SON
Love Inspired
Home to Dover
ISBN: 9780373622597
February 2017
Lorraine Beatty

Suddenly a Father 

Police officer Seth Montgomery knows all about order—but his world is thrown into chaos when he learns he has a five-year-old son. With little Jack suddenly in his care, Seth turns to neighbor Carrie Fletcher for help. Given her checkered past, Carrie prefers to keep to herself, but there's no denying she cares for the boy—and her feelings for charming Seth are rapidly developing, too. When someone from Carrie's past shows up threatening to jeopardize the life she's worked so hard to build, Carrie will have to fight for her future with the new family she's found…or risk losing everything.

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PLAIN RETRIBUTION
Love Inspired Suspense
Amish Country Justice
ISBN: 9780373457236
August 2017
Dana R. Lynn

AMISH ABDUCTION  

Ten years ago while on rumspringa, Rebecca Miller and her friends were kidnapped and held captive…and now, living in the English world, she's nearly abducted again. One by one her friends who once helped send their abductor to jail are targeted, and she is next…unless police officer Miles Olsen can stop a killer. Deaf since birth, the only person on the force that Rebecca can communicate with is Miles, and he needs this case to redeem himself of past mistakes. When the relentless killer tracks them deep into the heart of Amish country, protecting Rebecca must be Miles's sole focus. Because a mistake this time will cost something worth more to him than his job—the woman he's falling for.

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DEADLY MEMORIES
Love Inspired Suspense
ISBN: 9780373457151
June 2017
Mary Alford

WOMAN WITHOUT A PAST 

Amnesia may be keeping Ella Weiss from remembering her past—but not from saving the little boy who's been her fellow prisoner the last seven years. After managing to escape her cell, all she wants is to find where little Joseph is being kept. Instead she runs straight into CIA agent Kyle Jennings. Kyle isn't sure if Ella is actually a kidnap victim or if she's working for the gunrunner he's been after. One thing he is certain of is her uncanny resemblance to the wife he thought he'd buried. To save a child's life and stop a terrorist from slipping through his fingers, he'll need to uncover the secrets of Ella's past—and whether or not she's really the woman he's never stopped loving.

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SPECIAL AGENT
Love Inspired Suspense
Classified K-9 Unit
ISBN: 9780373457106
June 2017
Valerie Hansen

SUSPICION OF GUILT 

When Special Agent in Charge Max West and his K-9 partner, Opal, look into a series of bombings in Northern California, horse trainer Katerina Garwood instantly seems suspicious. As the ex-fiancée of a man tied to the criminal Dupree family, Katerina may know more than she's letting on—especially since the infamous syndicate is targeting her. And Max isn't sure he can believe her when she says she knows nothing. Despite his reservations, though, he can't deny his attraction…or the impulse to protect her. And with the criminals closing in, Max must separate the truth from lies, or he and Katerina may not live to share tomorrow…

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CALCULATED VENDETTA
Love Inspired Suspense
ISBN: 9780373457069
May 2017
Jodie Bailey

KILLER STORY 

When army journalist Casey Jordan's attacked, she's convinced it's a random mugging—until a killer comes after the military team she's interviewing. But who's the real target: Casey or her ex—staff sergeant Travis Heath? Despite an attraction that still lingers, Travis pushed Casey away months ago, convinced military life leaves no room for attachments. But when the attacks grow increasingly personal, Travis begins to question his chosen path. As the targets of a killer's vendetta, though, it could be too late to make up for lost time…because he and Casey may not have a future to share.

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AMISH REFUGE
Love Inspired Suspense
Amish Protectors
ISBN: 9780373457052
May 2017
Debby Giusti

HIDDEN IN PLAIN SIGHT 

Miriam Miller barely escapes the ruthless attacker that killed her mother and kidnapped her sister. Running deeper into the woods, she's running out of hope…until she falls into the arms of an unlikely bodyguard—a peaceful Amish farmer. Something about Abram Zook inspires her trust, but even in bucolic Willkommen, Georgia, Miriam faces danger. Both from the men pursuing her and from her growing feelings for the caring—though guarded—widower who protects her. Because if she falls for Abram she'll have to embrace his Amish faith as her own—or lose him. With each minute, her abductor creeps closer, pushing Miriam to an inevitable choice: stay and risk her heart…or leave and risk her life.

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PLAIN TARGET
Love Inspired Suspense
Amish Country Justice
ISBN: 9780373457021
April 2017
Dana R. Lynn

SANCTUARY IN AMISH COUNTRY 

Horse trainer Jess McGrath only wants to clear her disgraced brother's name, but enemies keep coming out of the woodwork and danger only gets closer. Jess soon learns that no place is safe—and no one can be trusted…except for the last white knight she'd ever expect to ride to her rescue. Paramedic Seth Travis was the boy behind her high school humiliation, but he's also the man keeping her alive. When they find sanctuary in the Amish community, can they uncover answers in time to stop a killer—and resolve their past in time to build a future together?

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DANGEROUS TESTIMONY
Love Inspired Suspense
Pacific Coast Private Eyes
ISBN: 9780373456994
April 2017
Dana Mentink

LAST WITNESS STANDING 

Four weeks before she's set to testify at a gang murder trial, someone is determined to make sure that Candace Gallagher Andrews never takes the stand. When nowhere is safe for the private investigator or her little girl, Candace turns to the only person she can trust—longtime friend and former navy SEAL Marco Quidel. For Marco, protecting Candace is not just another duty. As the trial date nears and the killer stalks ever closer, Marco knows fear for the first time—the fear of losing Candace and her daughter. But while Marco begins seeing Candace as more than just a friend, her late husband's memory is never far from her mind. So he must keep Candace alive—and not get emotionally involved—long enough to put away a killer.

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GUARDIAN
Love Inspired Suspense
Classified K-9 Unit
ISBN: 9780373456987
April 2017
Terri Reed

PROTECTING THE SINGLE MOM 

When a fellow FBI agent is kidnapped and a protected witness vanishes, Leo Gallagher will stop at nothing to find them both. So when he discovers a link between the case and a single mother in Wyoming, Leo and his trusty K-9 partner rush to question Alicia Duncan. Could she be the key to locating the missing persons? Not if a killer has anything to say about it. Someone is determined to keep Alicia from talking, so Leo and his chocolate Lab must keep her and her little boy safe on their family ranch. With danger lurking around every corner, Leo must work overtime to not lose another person who's important to him.

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RANCH HIDEOUT
Love Inspired Suspense
Smoky Mountain Secrets
ISBN: 9780373457014
April 2017
Sandra Robbins

COMPROMISED SECURITY 

When an armed thug attacks the only witness to a mob murder, Liz Madison Kennedy fears her hideout in rural Tennessee has been compromised. But a handsome stranger, who's also staying at the Little Pigeon Ranch, saves her life…and makes Liz feel safe for the first time in ages. Undercover FBI agent Gabriel Decker has one mission: make sure Liz lives to testify. But with her location leaked, he can't keep his identity hidden from her. Once his secret's revealed, though, Liz no longer seems to trust him—or their fledgling friendship. Yet with a relentless killer in pursuit as they flee into the mountains, Gabriel is all who stands between her and a deadly bullet.

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AGENT-IN-TRAINING
Love Inspired Suspense
Classified K-9 Unit
ISBN: 9781488022357
March 2017
Terri Reed

Meet the FBI special agents of the elite Classified K-9 Unit in this exciting new novella!

Classified K-9 Unit: These FBI agents solve the toughest cases with the help of their brave canine partners 
FBI intern Zara Fielding and her K-9 partner, Radar, stumble across a robbery gone wrong and put themselves in the criminals’ crosshairs. Her childhood friend FBI computer guru Dylan O’Leary works for the secretive FBI unit she longs to join, and he vows not to let anything happen to her. As they work to stay one step ahead of the bad guys, new feelings ignite. When she goes missing, it’s only Dylan—and Radar—who can track her down. Will they arrive in time to save her and the future she and Dylan have started dreaming about?

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FRONTIER WANT AD BRIDE
Love Inspired Historical
Wilderness Brides
ISBN: 9780373425358
August 2017
Lyn Cote

Bride by Mail 

Mail-order bride Judith Jones has barely arrived in Pepin, Wisconsin, before she's whisked away to prepare for her wedding to Asa Brant. Though something about Asa seems so familiar, how do two strangers become husband and wife? Especially when Judith senses Asa's hidden sorrow. His kindness in helping two young orphans could win her heart…if only he'd open up to her. 

Determined to start over after four years of brutal war, Asa moved away and sent for a mail-order bride. He had no idea the woman answering his ad would be the sister of his former soldier in arms. The less he reveals, the fewer painful memories there are to confront. But Judith's compassion—and two loving children—might just show them the path to true happiness…

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A TAILOR-MADE HUSBAND
Love Inspired Historical
Texas Grooms
ISBN: 9780373425273
June 2017
Winnie Griggs

From Bachelor Sheriff to Family Man 

Tired of pining for handsome sheriff Ward Gleason, seamstress Hazel Andrews plans to head East for a fresh start—until Ward finds an abandoned child. Hazel can't turn down his request that she watch the little girl while he investigates a spate of crimes. But spending time with Ward is sending local gossips—and Hazel's heart—into turmoil. 

Nothing in Ward's world is the same since he took charge of orphaned Meg…and that includes his growing feelings for Hazel. A fake engagement will allow them to care for the child together until Hazel moves away and finds someone more worthy. But with little Meg convinced she's already found her forever family, can Ward and Hazel dare to make her dreams come true, along with their own?

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THE BRIDE'S MATCHMAKING TRIPLETS
Love Inspired Historical
Lone Star Cowboy League: Multiple Blessings
ISBN: 9780373425266
June 2017
Regina Scott

Marriage by Necessity 

When mail-order bride Elizabeth Dumont's intended weds another, her only option is to take a job as nanny to abandoned triplet babies. Though she longs to provide a real home for her three precious charges, as a single woman she can't adopt. Until her onetime sweetheart, minister Brandon Stillwater, offers a match of convenience… 

It's only for the triplets' sake—that's what Brandon tells himself. Insecurities once drove him and Elizabeth apart, and now small-town rumors have made them man and wife. And though Brandon doesn't want to risk his heart this time, he's not sure he can resist the feelings that are once again starting to bloom for Elizabeth. But can he convince her that this sweet surprise family is more than just convenient?

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AN UNLIKELY MOTHER
Love Inspired Historical
ISBN: 9780373425242
May 2017
Danica Favorite

Bound by a Child 

Hoping to overcome her reputation as Leadville, Colorado's biggest gossip, wealthy socialite Flora Montgomery offers to help a miner care for an abandoned child. But her growing affection for the sweet boy's handsome rescuer could be a problem. Especially since her parents insist she must marry for money. 

Undercover mine owner George Baxter is digging himself into a dilemma. The once-spoiled Flora has become a delightful, generous woman, and she'll be devastated by his deception. Yet if he can't discover who's sabotaging the mine, George will lose any chance of making a home for Flora and Pierre. Can the little boy who holds both their hearts help them lay claim to a new dream of family?

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HER CHEROKEE GROOM
Love Inspired Historical
ISBN: 9780373425235
May 2017
Valerie Hansen

Runaway Wedding 

On the run from false murder charges, Annabelle Lang can only count on one man, Cherokee diplomat Charles McDonald. The handsome ambassador has already helped her escape Washington City. Now he's proposing marriage to protect her honor. Though she's losing her heart to Charles, Annabelle's certain his offer comes from duty, not love. 

Charles's feelings for the flaxen-haired beauty go beyond mere companionship, but he's doubtful a lady like Annabelle would ever consider him under normal circumstances. And with his family expecting him to wed a Cherokee bride, he wouldn't have asked. If it's more than convenience that binds Charles and Annabelle, there's only one way to find out—he'll have to court his own wife!

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COWBOY HOMECOMING
Love Inspired Historical
Four Stones Ranch
ISBN: 9780373425198
April 2017
Louise M. Gouge

Rocky Mountain Proposal 

After two years, Tolley Northam returns home, transformed from a mischievous youth into an ambitious lawyer confident of winning his father's approval at last. But he soon begins to wonder if the only way to do so is to marry family friend Laurie Eberly—a woman his father has always liked. If only she weren't so adamant about refusing Tolley's proposal… 

Laurie's childhood friend is now a handsome, accomplished lawyer with undeniable charm. But she can't accept Tolley's proposal; she believes it's just to earn his father's praise. First he'll have to prove to her that he wants her for a wife not because his father thinks she's the perfect match, but because he does.

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UNDERCOVER SHERIFF
Love Inspired Historical
ISBN: 9780373425204
April 2017
Barbara Phinney

Look-Alike Lawman 

Former lawman Zane Robinson never thought he'd wear a badge again—but to locate his missing twin brother, Zane's taking on his identity as sheriff of Proud Bend, Colorado. There he discovers heiress Rachel Smith conducting her own search for a mother and child who've also disappeared from the small town. The cases could be connected, so Zane reluctantly agrees to team up with the feisty beauty. 

Rachel can't afford to be seen getting too close to Zane—it could impact her ministry for misguided young women. But as the investigation continues, she's hopelessly drawn to the gruff yet honorable lawman. Though trust doesn't come easily to Rachel or Zane, in searching for the missing will they risk losing their hearts?

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HER MOTHERHOOD WISH
Love Inspired Historical
ISBN: 9780373425167
March 2017
Keli Gwyn

BUILDING A FAMILY 

En route to the Double T Orphanage to work on its expansion, carpenter Chip Evans and Caroline Hunt discover two orphaned children—and become their caregivers. But Chip's determined not to let himself get too attached to the children who just lost their widowed father…or to the lovely woman helping him care for them. Especially since Callie and the little ones just don't fit into his detailed plans for the future. 

Callie can't help but fall in love with the orphans, and despite her better judgment, she's falling for Chip, too. Her dreams of being a wife and mother were not quite like this. But Callie believes a plan bigger than Chip's brought them all together…and now she just has to help him see it, too.

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