Wings of the Morning (Kensington Chronicles Book #2)

Victoria “Smokey” Simmons stands silently on deck as her father’s body is lowered into the Atlantic, asking God for the strength she will need to command the Aramis alone. Not wanting to remain at sea forever, Smokey dreams of the time when she can trade her life aboard ship for a home and family. When she meets another captain, Dallas Knight,  Smokey believes her dream will finally come true. But circumstances beyond their control and the schemes of a cunning pirate threaten to destroy this young couple’s hope for the future.

Wings of the Morning carries readers on a tender journey of love in which painful events become lasting blessings in the Father’s care.

Author: Lori Wick

A Place Called Home (Book #1)

As the dim lights of the train station faded, Christine Bennett wondered if she would ever see home again. With the death of her grandfather, Christine experienced a deep loneliness she’d never felt before.

The words of his will rang in her ears: “In the event of my granddaughter’s death, everything will go to Vince Jeffers.” Jeffers watched her with an evil look that made her shiver.

Now, afraid of what might happen, she was obeying a note she had received saying she was in danger and must leave town immediately.

After escaping to the community of Baxter, Christine begins to piece together a new life. The love she finds there, along with newfound faith, sustains her as she faces the threat of danger.

Author: Lori Wick

The Rescue (The English Garden Book #2)

The Rescue, book two in the series, is set in 1811 England. When Anne Gardiner slips from a ladder into the arms of a stranger, her father, Colonel Gardiner, deems the innocent embrace cause for immediate marriage.

Weston eventually sees that the “marriage” was performed for the Colonel’s sake and that Anne had no choice. When he learns that she’s sacrificed her own reputation to protect his name, Weston finds himself drawn to Anne.

But will these two guarded people give love a chance? And can they trust God enough to step into a new, real relationship?

Author: Lori Wick

Troublesome Creek Book #1

A charming historical novel set in the late 1800s. Born and raised in the hills of Kentucky, Laura “Copper” Grace loves the wilderness of her home in Troublesome Creek. But when her stepmother threatens to send her away to boarding school to become a lady, Copper faces the possibility of losing everything that is precious to her. Copper must come to terms with her family and discover the true meaning of home. Nothing can drag her off the mountain, until the day she realizes that God has other plans for her life.

Author: Jan Watson

The Warriors (Wells Fargo Trail Book #7)

Crafting another action-filled story in THE WELLS FARGO TRAIL series, Jim Walker brings to his growing circle of readers all the suspense and mystery they expect in this unique American writing category called Westerns. Writing from a setting in the 1870s, Walker has brought to life the men and women of the West who survived the Civil War and are seeking a new life on the frontier.

In The Warriors, Zac Cobb and his brothers Joe and James are asked by the Secret Service to go into Mexico and rescue their bandit brother Julian, who is being held there as a prisoner, yet is also wanted by the federal government. Zac is suspicious of the government’s motives in the matter, and having become engaged to Jenny Hays, he has no desire to risk his life or his murderer brother.

But when Joe and James decide to go, on the way escorting an aristocratic Mexican woman and her daughter to near where Julian is being held, Zac shadows them across the desert and discovers they are not alone. An army patrol, scalp-hunters, a band of Apaches, and the Mexican army are all involved. Is the secret what Julian Cobb hold really worth dying for?

Author: James Walker

The Oyster Pirates (Wells Fargo Trail Book #6)

The kingpin of the river is about to meet his match! When a shipment of gold bullion worth half a million of ready to be delivered to Wells Fargo, Zac Cobb is sent to protect it from river pirates who have taken over in the Delta. Along with his adopted son, Skip, and his sweetheart, Jenny Hays, Zac first rescues a ten-year-old boy who was caught stealing oysters and has only barely escaped with his life. They bring him with them aboard a stern-wheeler that’s bound for Sacramento to transport back a large shipment of gold. But when the river pirates hijack the riverboat on its way back to San Francisco, they take the gold as well as the young oyster pirate and Skip. With the help of his aunt Hattie and Jenny, Zac searches for the boys and the coveted gold. What they discover is high corruption and a cunning man of wealth who is attempting to control all of the river traffic. The river pirates and their wealthy protector’s dreams of commercial domination are about to meet their match. And the young oyster pirate is about the learn a lesson about thievery he’ll never forget.

Author: James Walker

The Desert Hawks (Wells Fargo Trail Book #5)

Set in the 1870s in the desert of northern Arizona, The Desert Hawks opens with an action-filled story guaranteed to hold the interest of any Western buff. This new book entwines mystery and suspense in the lives of villains, Indians, innocent bystanders, and Zachary Cobb. Each has made choices to survive the challenges of a harsh frontier, and each must face the consequences in a tale of intriguing paths that cross unaware.

Zac Cobb, an agent for the Wells Fargo Company, is on assignment in Arizona to track down the bandits robbing army payrolls and murdering the armed escorts. The tension mounts when the habits of one of the men Zac is tracking become disturbingly familiar. The leader of the outlaw gang turns out to be Julian, his embittered brother, whom Zac hasn’t seen since he disappeared during the Civil War.

The two brothers face off in a confrontation between good and evil as they are thrown together in an attempt to run the rapids of the Colorado River to escape a band of marauding Indians. Innocent people become entangled in the embroiled fight for survival between Zac and Julian.

Author: James Walker

The Rawhiders (Wells Fargo Trail Book #4)

They Must Risk Everything to Save Their Ranch and Way of Life. While Zac Cobb is sent undercover by Wells Fargo to investigate the robbery of cattle payrolls in Kansas, hundreds of miles away a family in Texas is in the midst of great tragedy. Four sisters, the Reddiger girls, are all that remain of a Mennonite family that fought and prayed their way through the hardships of ranching on the parched plains. The murder of their father has left them with only a herd of cattle. To save their parents’ dreams, the Reddiger sisters must find a way to drive the cattle across the plains of Texas, Oklahoma, and Kansas and sell the herd at the rough and tumble railhead in Dodge City. United by hardship, they are forced to hire strangers to help them. They are fortunate that one of the men they choose is Joe Cobb, one of Zac’s brothers who disappeared during the Civil War. The cattle drive is plagued with difficulties, but the greatest test of the strong family values the girls have been nurtured on is a group of evil men, the Rawhiders, who are determined to stop them. The Rawhiders, however, have never met up with the likes of the Cobb brothers!

Author: James Walker

The Rail Kings (Wells Fargo Trail Book #3)

They would pay any price and stop at nothing to win.As an undercover agent for Wells Fargo, Zac Cobb isn’t the kind of man who goes out looking for trouble, but trouble seems to have a way of finding him. And he isn’t the kind of man to run away from trouble, even if it means putting himself in harm’s way.When Zac foils an attempt to kidnap the family of the oldest daughter of General Sydney Roberts, the President of the Denver and Rio Grande Railroad, he then must lead the threatened family to safety in Colorado despite the pursuit of a small army of hired gunmen. Once, there, Zac finds himself ensnared in the ongoing deadly railroad war between the Chicago Pacific and the Denver and Rio Grande Railroads. But when Elizabeth Robert decides she’s in love with Zac, his personal danger is compounded. Powerful lords of the steam engine fight for control of the narrow passage through the Rockies. The railroads will pay any price and stop at nothing to win. It takes a man who can’t be bought to restore right from wrong, and Zac Cobb is such a man.

Author: James Walker