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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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AN AMISH REUNION
Love Inspired
Amish Hearts
ISBN: 9780373622498
January 2017
Jo Ann Brown

Amish Family Ties 

Hannah Lambright becomes an instant mother when her estranged father abandons his toddler daughter on her doorstep. The pretty beekeeper knows all about honey—and nothing about tending to a kinder, especially one with special needs. She's grateful to Daniel Stoltzfus for offering to help care for her sister in exchange for Hannah's beekeeping skills on a hive at his workplace. But the handsome carpenter broke her heart years ago and she's afraid it's never quite mended. Yet spending time with the boppli whisperer and the sweet little girl has love-shy Hannah hoping the family they're forming will last forever.

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THE COWBOY'S TEXAS FAMILY
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Lone Star Cowboy League: Boys Ranch
ISBN: 9780373622481
January 2017
Margaret Daley

From Cowboy to Father Figure 

Rancher Nick McGarrett wants to help orphaned ten-year-old Corey Phillips, the brother of his late comrade. But he's not fit to be a father—not with his troubled past. Thankfully, the child finds a home at the Lone Star Cowboy League Boys Ranch, where Nick volunteers. When wealthy newcomer Darcy Hill discovers she's Corey's cousin, she hopes to eventually take him in. Nick and Darcy couldn't be more opposite—or more drawn to each other. But for Darcy, raising Corey in her hometown means leaving Texas…and Nick. It'll take a special little boy to show these two grown-ups that the key to forging a new future is being together.

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ROCKY MOUNTAIN COWBOY
Love Inspired
ISBN: 9780373622535
January 2017
Tina Radcliffe

A Cowboy's Second Chance 

The last person cowboy Joe Gallagher thought he'd see on his ranch was high school sweetheart Rebecca Anshaw Simpson. Twelve years after she married another man, she's back as his physical therapist. But healing his body is nothing compared to guarding his heart from the woman he never forgot. There's much the single mom would rather forget, but Becca won't let regret and a surly rancher get in the way of her job and the chance to start over with her little girl. She has only a few weeks to make peace with her past. But Becca never expected she'd fall all over again for her first love.

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A MOM FOR CHRISTMAS
Love Inspired
Home to Dover
ISBN: 9780373719914
November 2016
Lorraine Beatty

A Christmas Reunion 

Noah Carlisle is surprised to see first love Beth Montgomery back in Dover. Beth left their small Mississippi town—and him—years ago for a ballet career. Now the only female in Noah's life is his daughter, and he won't risk their future for a temporary reunion with Beth. Home to rehab her knee, Beth counts the days to resume her career—until she sees her long-ago beau. Celebrating Christmas with the handsome man and his adorable child, Beth wonders if the dreams worth chasing were always right in her own backyard. Can she stay and be Noah's second chance and his daughter's Christmas wish—a gift-wrapped mom under the tree?

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THE PASTOR'S CHRISTMAS COURTSHIP
Love Inspired
ISBN: 9780373719907
November 2016
Glynna Kaye

Her Holiday Homecoming

Jodi Thorpe's childhood vacation cabin seems the perfect place for her to heal her broken heart…and avoid Christmas cheer. After twelve years, nothing in Hunter Ridge has changed—except Garrett McCrae. The bad boy who was once her secret crush is now the town minister. And Garrett won't let her miss out on all the hope and joy the holiday brings. With every day he's drawn to the vulnerable woman Jodi's become, even as he's about to leave for a mission halfway around the world. But as they grow closer, their plans begin to change. Can Garrett make it a season to remember, with a love they can't forget?

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LONE STAR DAD
Love Inspired
The Buchanons
ISBN: 9780373719822
October 2016
Linda Goodnight

The Secret Next Door 

Nurse Gena Satterfield knew raising her rebellious nephew, Derrick, would be tough, but moving to Gabriel's Crossing was supposed to help ease the transition into their new reality. That was before she realized her new neighbor was Quinn Buchanon—her teenage crush, the town's onetime star quarterback…and Derrick's father. Her sister's dying wish was that Gena keep this secret. Yet watching Quinn connect with the boy and penetrate his angry walls, Gena begins to see him in a whole new light. Now, torn between the truth and the promise she made, Gena has to follow her heart. And hope they can all heal together…as a family.

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A TEMPORARY COURTSHIP
Love Inspired
Maple Springs
ISBN: 9780373719853
October 2016
Jenna Mindel

An Inconvenient Attraction 

Before leaving for a coveted two-year musical residency, cellist Bree Anderson is taking one month for a relaxing lakefront vacation. But she's thrown off track by the instant attraction she feels for one of the resort's instructors. The last thing local Darren Zelinsky needs is a privileged summer resident like the fiancée who jilted him. Bree's no threat to his heart…until he uncovers the vulnerable woman beneath the pristine exterior. And soon Bree is in danger of falling for the rugged outdoorsman. The clock on her stay is ticking and Bree's facing an impossible choice—between a lifelong dream and a lifetime love.

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HIS AMISH SWEETHEART
Love Inspired
Amish Hearts
ISBN: 9780373719754
September 2016
Jo Ann Brown

An Amish Reunion 

Nathaniel Zook returns to his Amish community of Paradise Springs after inheriting his grandparents' alpaca farm—but knows nothing of the furry creatures. Only one person can teach him what he needs to know to save his family's homestead. But his childhood best friend, Esther Stoltzfus, still the pretty tomboy he remembers, is unusually reluctant. Nathaniel suggests the schoolteacher bring along some students so they can all learn together. Suddenly, the sweet alpacas and a dear young orphaned boy are bringing Nathaniel and Esther closer than ever. Yet he'll have to risk sharing all that's in his heart to form the family he always dreamed of.

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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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DEAD RUN
Love Inspired Suspense
ISBN: 9780373456840
January 2017
Jodie Bailey

A SOLDIER'S SECRET 

Kristin James's morning run turns deadly when she's attacked by a stranger who's after something her deceased soldier brother stole overseas. Her neighbor Sergeant First Class Lucas Murphy steps in to help her and won't let her brush the attack under the rug. He'll do everything he can to keep Kristin alive, but he can't tell her that he's under orders to investigate her link to her brother's misdeeds. Kristin has no idea what the bad guy is after and doesn't want to believe that her brother wasn't on the straight and narrow. But as evidence against him piles up, can they catch the criminals without becoming the next casualties?

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BURIED MEMORIES
Love Inspired Suspense
ISBN: 9780373456833
January 2017
Carol J. Post

FORGOTTEN PAST 

After her broken engagement, Nicki Jackson hoped her move to Cedar Key would give her a fresh start—instead she quickly learns someone's out to destroy her. Are the attacks tied to her mother's recently reopened murder case…or to the nightmares Nicki's beginning to suspect are actually hidden memories? With the threats against her escalating, former soldier Tyler Brant vows to keep Nicki safe. He refuses to lose the woman who's swiftly becoming more than a childhood crush. But when danger circles closer, is Nicki's traumatic past better left forgotten…or are her memories the key to something far more sinister?

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MOUNTAIN AMBUSH
Love Inspired Suspense
Echo Mountain
ISBN: 9780373456826
January 2017
Hope White

MARKED FOR MURDER 

A search-and-rescue mission turns deadly when Dr. Kyle Spencer is nearly killed by an assailant in the mountains. And when EMT Maddie McBride saves the doctor just in time, they're both targeted—but no one knows why. One thing's clear, though—from the moment Maddie finds Echo Mountain's most eligible bachelor left for dead, she can't stop thinking about him. But she's always been wary of the town's Dr. Dreamboat. And Spence's scarred heart's been shuttered since a childhood tragedy. As someone stalks the injured doctor's every move, though, Spence realizes that he needs the determined Maddie in his corner. However, he can't be sure their partnership will be enough to save them…especially against a seemingly all-knowing foe who's got them both in his deadly sights.

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ROOKIE K-9 UNIT CHRISTMAS
Love Inspired Suspense
Rookie K-9 Unit
ISBN: 9780373447824
December 2016
Valerie Hansen

K-9 HOLIDAY RESCUE 

Surviving Christmas by Valerie Hansen 

When single dad Sean Murray returns from a war zone and discovers someone is following him, he turns to his old friend K-9 officer Zoe Trent for help. But as the threat escalates, can Zoe and her police dog find whoever is menacing Sean and his son…and make sure this Christmas isn't their last? 

Holiday High Alert by Lenora Worth 

After a cryptic note appears in the playground at Josie Callahan's daycare center, rookie K-9 officer Dalton West vows to protect Josie and the kids she loves—especially his daughter, Maisy. And with a stalker closing in, the widower and his four-legged partner are all that stand between Josie and a deadly Christmas.

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STALKING SEASON
Love Inspired Suspense
Smoky Mountain Secrets
ISBN: 9780373447855
December 2016
Sandra Robbins

YULETIDE STALKING 

After moving to the Smoky Mountains at Christmastime, Cheyenne Cassidy is ready for a fresh start—until danger from her past follows her to her new home. Cheyenne believed the stalker who killed her parents was dead, but somehow he's back and determined to kill her. And her only hope for survival is relying on Deputy Sheriff Luke Conrad. The lawman wants to help Cheyenne face down the obsessive madman, but he can't protect her if he doesn't know the full story. And Cheyenne has no choice but to trust him with a secret she's never revealed about her stalker. Armed with the knowledge of her tragic past, Luke will put his life on the line to keep her alive…but will that be enough to save her?

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ABDUCTED
Love Inspired Suspense
Pacific Coast Private Eyes
ISBN: 9780373447787
November 2016
Dana Mentink

ON THE RUN 

When the high school sweetheart she never expected to see again bursts through the door of her medical mission clinic, nurse Sarah Gallagher can't hold back her shock. But Dominic Jett isn't there to catch up. He's trying to save a life, and the thugs on his tail will stop at nothing to catch him. Now abducted and imprisoned on a remote island, Sarah and Jett become pawns in a tug-of-war between a powerful drug lord and a devious madman. And their only chance for survival is working together to find the valuable painting the dangerous men are searching for. But with someone trying to kill them at every turn, can they locate it in time to keep their reunion from turning fatal?

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HIGH-RISK REUNION
Love Inspired Suspense
Lone Star Justice
ISBN: 9780373447718
October 2016
Margaret Daley

A PERILOUS SECOND CHANCE 

When district attorney Tory Carson returns home after a long day in court prosecuting a gang leader, she finds her house trashed. Concerned that the vandalism is connected to the trial, the local police chief calls the Texas Rangers…and her former love Cade Morgan responds. Tory's history with Cade—and the secret they share—makes her reluctant to let him back into her life. But Tory doesn't want to choose between bringing down a gang leader and protecting her teenage daughter. With the threat escalating the longer she tries the case, the safest place for Tory and her daughter is at Cade's ranch. But can Cade protect them long enough for Tory to bring the criminal to justice?

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IDENTITY UNKNOWN
Love Inspired Suspense
Northern Border Patrol
ISBN: 9780373447701
October 2016
Terri Reed

MISSING MEMORIES 

When a John Doe washes up on the shores of Calico Bay, no one knows who he is—including him. But one thing's instantly clear to deputy sheriff Audrey Martin: the man's marked for murder. And she's the only one who can protect him from the assassins who lurk at every turn. The arrival of a team of men claiming he's Canadian Border Services officer Nathanial Longhorn only further complicates the matter. As his memories slowly start drifting back, Nathanial's determined to work with Audrey to uncover who wants him dead and why. But he's tangled in something that threatens to submerge them both. And unless Audrey can help him figure out what, this Christmas might be their last.

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BREACH OF TRUST
Love Inspired Suspense
ISBN: 9780373447688
September 2016
Jodie Bailey

LETHAL REUNION 

Meghan McGuire's ready to put her military career behind her and start her dream job helping troubled children—until a man from her past reappears. Tate Walker is supposed to be dead. But now he's standing on her doorstep, telling her she's in danger. Tate never thought he'd see Meghan again…and certainly not as the target of the hacker he's trying to bust. With both of their lives in danger, they have to work together to hunt down the criminal. But when Tate learns about the past Meghan's been hiding, he's not sure if she's still the woman he once loved. Or if he can trust her with his survival—and his heart.

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PLAIN TRUTH
Love Inspired Suspense
Military Investigations
ISBN: 9780373447664
September 2016
Debby Giusti

AMISH COUNTRY SECRETS 

When widowed doctor Ella Jacobsen is attacked and left for dead in her children's clinic, the peace she's found in Georgia's Amish country is shattered. Someone is after something in her clinic and wants her out of the way…but what are they looking for? Ella knows only that her life is in the hands of army special agent Zach Swain. Zach can't resist the vulnerable but headstrong Ella, who stares down danger to care for the people she loves. With one look, the loner soldier goes from investigator to protector. To save Ella, he must uncover the secrets that swirl around the idyllic community. And he needs to do it fast, because Ella is running out of time.

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SEARCH AND RESCUE
Love Inspired Suspense
Rookie K-9 Unit
ISBN: 9780373447640
September 2016
Valerie Hansen

DEFENDING HIS OWN 

Newly sworn in as chief of police, Ryder Hayes is ready to defend the citizens of Desert Valley—especially his five-year-old daughter, Lily—from his wife's murderer. So when Ryder starts to grow close to K-9 trainer Sophie Williams, he pushes her away to protect her. He can't let Sophie become the next target of the deranged serial killer who's obsessed with him. But Sophie has secrets of her own, and Ryder's caution isn't enough to shield her—from deadly peril or her own feelings. To save everyone he loves, Ryder will have to let Sophie in…and count on his new K-9 partner to help sniff out the killer.

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WITNESS PURSUIT
Love Inspired Suspense
Echo Mountain
ISBN: 9780373447671
September 2016
Hope White

GUARDING THE WITNESS 

When Cassie McBride discovers a dead body in a rental cabin, she quickly becomes the killer's next target. Now the upbeat, chatty property manager is under the personal protection of police chief Nate Walsh—the living embodiment of the strong, silent type. Nate's tragic past has taught him that a cop falling for a pretty witness can lead to disaster. Dogged at every turn by the murderer, Nate must stay focused and not let his growing feelings for Cassie interfere with his duty. If there's any hope for Cassie—or a future for them—it's going to take all Nate's skill to not only keep her safe…but to keep her alive.

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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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FOR THE SAKE OF THE CHILDREN
Love Inspired Historical
ISBN: 9780373425082
January 2017
Danica Favorite

The Nanny Agreement 

Widower Silas Jones needs a mother for his daughter, and marriage could help his former sweetheart repair her tattered reputation. Yet he can't blame Rose Stone when she refuses a marriage of convenience after he once broke her heart, marrying another woman to save his family's farm. He's blessed Rose agrees to be his nanny. If only she'd look at him again with the warmth she shows little Milly… 

Rose's tarnished past hasn't quelled her spirit. She's building a good life in Colorado with her infant son—and the glimmer of a future with Silas. But when his in-laws try to claim Milly, Rose must decide if the makeshift family she and Silas have forged can reopen her heart to love.

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COWGIRL UNDER THE MISTLETOE
Love Inspired Historical
Four Stones Ranch
ISBN: 9780373283873
December 2016
Louise M. Gouge

A Colorado Christmas Courtship 

Deputy Grace Eberly can outshoot and outride most men in Esperanza, Colorado…but lassoing a husband is an impossible task. At least she has her good friend Reverend Micah Thomas to keep her company. When outlaws threaten their community, the two join forces to stop them, and Grace's feelings for the reverend deepen. But she's sure he'd never love a too-tall cowgirl in trousers and boots. 

Micah believes that it's time to find himself a wife—someone sweet and ladylike who can help him better serve the town. So why do none of the elegant young women of his acquaintance stir his heart like the feisty tomboy deputy? As they work to bring peace to the community, will Grace and Micah finally see that they make the perfect team?

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A CONVENIENT CHRISTMAS WEDDING
Love Inspired Historical
Frontier Bachelors
ISBN: 9780373283828
November 2016
Regina Scott

The Marriage Agreement 

Proposing a marriage of convenience to a rugged logger is the boldest move of Nora Underhill's sheltered life. In return for Simon Wallin's protection from her overbearing family, the unassuming seamstress offers prime frontier farmland. But their paper marriage changes when Nora's greedy brother tries to draw her back into a life of drudgery. Her only option: move to Simon's farm, and into the center of his loving, unruly family. 

Years of shouldering responsibility have left Simon cynical and reserved. But little by little, Nora's warmth opens his shuttered heart to joy. With their marriage claim under threat, can this practical arrangement blossom over the holidays…and become a love for all seasons?

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THE NANNY'S LITTLE MATCHMAKERS
Love Inspired Historical
ISBN: 9780373283767
September 2016
Danica Favorite

A Wife for Their Papa 

Polly MacDonald intends to tame Mitch Taylor's five mischievous children, even though every other nanny has fled. She needs this job—and Mitch's brood sorely needs affection. Perhaps their widowed papa does, too. But when the children begin scheming to make her their new mother, Polly must resist. She's seen too many bad marriages to want one of her own. 

Mitch has come to Leadville, Colorado, to escape a scandal, not find a wife. After the disaster of his first marriage, he's sure he isn't husband material. Though Polly's tender care is working wonders with his children, Mitch knows he should keep his feelings to himself. But can two wary hearts deny the dearest wish of five eager matchmakers?

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TEXAS CINDERELLA
Love Inspired Historical
Texas Grooms
ISBN: 9780373283750
September 2016
Winnie Griggs

In Search of a Groom 

After a life of drudgery on her family's farm, Cassie Lynn Vickers relishes her freedom working in town as a paid companion for feisty Mrs. Flanagan. When her father suddenly demands she come home, she has no choice. Unless she can find a husband. If only she could convince handsome town newcomer Riley Walker to marry her… 

Riley is on the run. He's desperate to keep his niece and nephew safe from his crooked half brother. But a delay in Turnabout, Texas, shows him everything he didn't know he was missing: home, family—and Cassie Lynn. Can he find a way to become her Prince Charming…and build a real family with the children and Cassie Lynn?

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A RANCHER OF CONVENIENCE
Love Inspired Historical
Lone Star Cowboy League: The Founding Years
ISBN: 9780373283743
September 2016
Regina Scott

Fill-In Father…and Husband 

Sweet mailorder bride Nancy Bennett can't believe it when her husband is exposed as a cattle rustler—and killed. And when the banker holding the ranch's mortgage questions whether she can run the ranch on her own, the pregnant widow has nowhere to turn. Until steady foreman Hank Snowden proposes marriage… 

Racked with grief about his role in Lucas Bennett's death, Hank resolves to do right by the man's wife and child. So it's natural for him to step in as Nancy's newly minted husband. But the marriage of convenience may become more than a mere obligation…if only Hank and his bride can brave the first steps toward elusive true love.

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