April 20 - All libraries closed for Easter
New Arrivals - Christian Fiction
"Like the seashells that show up on the beaches, the people of Angel Island arrive from many places and with varied pasts. Yet they all find a safe harbor there, and the gift of hope. Liza Martin and Daniel Merritt are closer than ever. She alone knows that he gave up his medical practice because he blamed himself for a patient's death. But she is completely shocked to hear that Daniel is now considering returning to a medical career, which may mean leaving Angel Island--and Liza. Daniel struggles to make this decision, but they are both put to the test when a sailor wrecks his boat in a vicious storm. Liza witnesses Daniel's medical skills firsthand and finally understands why she must let him pursue his career. If only that didn't mean sacrificing the love of her life. The sailor, Nolan Porter, survives thanks to Daniel's skill. But moments earlier he had considered ending his life due to losing his career and his family. Still, no matter how desperate he feels, the residents of Angel Island will not let him give up. Over the course of the summer, Nolan's tragedy becomes a blessing. And what better way to celebrate than to share one's blessings with others"--Provided by publisher.
"Set in Amish country's beloved fictional Hickory Hollow, Tessie Miller, the youngest of her Old Order parents' five daughters, followed her heart, and the unthinkable has happened. Will she find a reason for hope, in spite of her desperate plight?"-- Provided by publisher.
Born to an ex-Amish mother and an Englisch father, 23-year-old Tyler Anderson was raised as a military kid until the age of 6, when his mom passed away. His dad placed Tyler in the care of his Amish grandparents, an arrangement that was supposed to be temporary. It lasted a lifetime. Rachel Hoeck is the young woman waiting for Tyler's proposal. She senses that though he loves her and wishes to make a commitment to her and his Amish beliefs, part of him still wonders whether an Amish lifestyle is truly for him.
Caroline Fletcher, the daughter of a wealthy family in Richmond, has never questioned her father's right to own slaves. But after a lengthy visit to her uncle's home in Boston, she learns of the abolitionist movement. Now, knowing that slavery is against God's will, she must risk betraying the people she loves to obey her convictions.
"In 1920s Boston, with her job on the line and her heart all a-muddle, aspiring actress Ellis Eaton discovers what might be her role of a lifetime"-- Provided by publisher.
Struggling with her faith during a summer shared with five elderly Amish sisters, Bethany volunteers at a local soup kitchen while railing at the handsome but annoying Jimmy before uncovering a heartbreaking secret.
Ethan March, Jimmy Louder, and Rivka Reuban have been left behind in a world that is rapidly coming under the influence of the Antichrist. Technology is being used to control and dominate those who resist the Antichrist's reign of evil, with BID-Tag implants, robotic police units, and drone-bots flying overhead. Each day, as more and more biblical prophecies are fulfilled, Ethan and the others in the Remnant struggle to survive in a world of ever-increasing chaos and desperation.
Juliet Cole's life has been dismantled by the murder of her husband. She doesn't know who, or what to trust when everything she has believed to be true about her marriage has been a lie. When Juliet Cole's husband of fifteen years is gunned down in a dark parking lot before her eyes, she thinks it was a random shooting. She hears a voicemail that takes the situation from a random shooting to a planned, deliberate attack.
To rescue an abducted infant from a baby-smuggling ring, U.S. marshal Colton Phillips has to work with FBI agent Lisette Sutton. But their tactics couldn't be more different. The too-pretty agent goes by the book, whereas Colton breaks rules to get the job done. Colton vows to keep his heart out of the job, but his unwanted attraction to Lisette lowers his guard. Now Lisette--and an innocent child--are in grave danger, and Colton will stop at nothing to save them.
Two friends from the mountains of eastern Kentucky try to retain their friendship when one of them is invited to play the Apollo with a jazz group while the other sinks lower in her poor, backward, backwoods life.
1890s Denver, Colorado, and Texas. Marty and Jake agreed to a marriage of convenience only. But when love starts to soften their hearts, will they come to a different arrangement?--from publisher's description.