Pretty Lonnie Sawyer is shy and innocent, used to fading into the background within her family, and among the creeks and hollows of the Appalachian hills. Though her family is poor and her father abusive, she clings to a quiet faith. But when handsome ladies’ man and bluegrass musician Gideon O’Riley steals a kiss, that one action seals her fate.
Her father forces her into a hasty marriage with Gideon—a man she barely knows and does not love. Equally frustrated and confused by his new responsibilities, Gideon yearns for a fresh start, forcing Lonnie on an arduous journey away from her home in Rocky Knob.
Christmas is right around the corner and Kit London is preparing to sign divorce papers. Four years ago she married the love of her life, Jayden, a professional football player. The couple grew up together in Hope Valley, but met up unexpectedly years later and enjoyed a whirlwind courtship.
Now, both are devastated by their impending divorce but feel powerless to stem the tide of anger and acrimony between them. When three Matchmakers decide to intervene on the couple’s behalf, Jayden and Kit are forced to rethink their future.
Kate Woods is a beautiful young girl from the farmlands of Texas who has never been overseas before, much less anywhere else. As a new adult when she gets the job offer of a lifetime right after graduating college, she has to pinch herself to make sure she’s not dreaming. How can she pass up the opportunity to travel to a mysterious, exotic city in the middle of the Arabian Desert?
When Kate steps off the plane in the Middle East it’s a culture shock and she has to learn to adapt to an exotic, rich and lavish lifestyle’s she’s not used to in America. As she’s learning the ropes at her new job she meets a tall dark, mysterious and gloriously handsome man named Alejandro…
Does your soul thirst for beauty and healing? Experience the transforming power of creativity and express the spiritual beauty already residing in your soul. Living, working, and traveling in over thirty countries in the past twelve years, the author found herself and her truth through immense personal pain and through the growth and creativity that it birthed.
In this riveting book, Annette shares with you: a little bit about trauma and a lot about healing; how to use creative expression, both visual and written, as a powerful healer; the comforting nature of unconditional loving kindness; and the value of connecting to the child within.