Brush of Wings

Author: Karen Kingsbury
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 9781451687552
Release Date: 2017-02-07
Genre: Fiction

"From #1 New York Times bestselling author Karen Kingsbury comes the third novel in an unforgettable series about divine intervention and the trials and triumphs of life for a group of friends. Despite needing a heart transplant and against the advice of her doctor, Mary Catherine moves to Uganda to work at a new orphanage. Whatever time she has left, Mary Catherine wants to spend it helping children--especially since there will be no children of her own. The only problem is Major League Baseball player Marcus Dillinger, the man she never meant to fall in love with. Neither Marcus nor Mary Catherine's other friends--Tyler Ames and Sami Dawson--know just how serious her heart condition is. Still, Marcus is sure in the depths of his soul that something isn't right. Ultimately his correspondence with Mary Catherine leads him on a desperate life-or-death mission to rescue her and get her to a US hospital before time runs out. Meanwhile, Sami and Tyler struggle with issues of their own. In a season when Tyler plans to ask Sami to marry him, the very core of their relationship is in jeopardy. The team of angels walking is busier than ever in this epic battle between life and death. A Brush of Wings is a poignant tale of love, sacrifice, and the power of faith"--

Angels Walking

Author: Karen Kingsbury
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 9781451687491
Release Date: 2014-09-02
Genre: Fiction

From #1 New York Times bestselling author Karen Kingsbury comes the first in a brand-new series about second chances—a dramatic story about a washed up baseball player, the love he left behind, and the miracles that might save them both. When former national baseball star Tyler Ames suffers a career-ending injury, all he can think about is putting his life back together the way it was before. He has lost everyone he loves on his way to the big leagues. Then just when things seem to be turning around, Tyler hits rock bottom. Across the country, Tyler’s one true love Sami Dawson has moved on. A series of small miracles leads Tyler to a maintenance job at a retirement home and a friendship with Virginia Hutcheson, an old woman with Alzheimer’s who strangely might have the answers he so desperately seeks. A team of Angels Walking take on the mission to restore hope for Tyler, Sami, and Virginia. Can such small and seemingly insignificant actions of the unseen bring healing and redemption? And can the words of a stranger rekindle lost love? Every journey begins with a step. It is time for the mission to begin…

Chasing Sunsets

Author: Karen Kingsbury
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 9781451687514
Release Date: 2015-04-07
Genre: Fiction

From #1 New York Times bestselling author Karen Kingsbury comes the second novel in the Angels Walking series about divine intervention and second chances—the dramatic story of a woman desperate to find deeper meaning in her life. Growing up in a comfortable home, Mary Catherine wanted for nothing. Though she loves her wealthy parents, their lifestyle never appealed to her. Instead, Mary Catherine pursues meaning through charity work, giving away a part of herself but never giving away her heart. Mary Catherine lives in Los Angeles with her roommate, Sami, and volunteers at a local youth center with coach Tyler Ames and LA Dodger Marcus Dillinger. Despite Mary Catherine’s intention to stay single, she finds herself drawing close to Marcus, and their budding romance offers an exciting life she never dreamed of. That is, until she receives devastating news from her doctor. News that alters her future and forces her to make a rash decision. Inspirational and moving, Chasing Sunsets is the story of one woman’s deep longings of the soul, and the sacrifices she’s willing to make in search of healing.

Brush of Angel s Wings

Author: Ruth Reid
Publisher: Thomas Nelson Inc
ISBN: 9781595547897
Release Date: 2012
Genre: Fiction

Rachel Hartzler, the youngest and last unmarried sister of four Amish girls, and Jordan Engles, her father's new hired hand, are hostile to one another at first, but angelic intervention draws them together.

A Baxter Family Christmas

Author: Karen Kingsbury
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 9781451687583
Release Date: 2016-10-25
Genre: Fiction

A New York Times bestseller! Karen Kingsbury’s most beloved characters are back! From #1 New York Times bestselling author Karen Kingsbury comes A Baxter Family Christmas, a life-changing story of love and hope featuring the Baxter family. Whether you’re meeting the Baxter family for the first time, or finding them all over again…A Baxter Family Christmas will leave fingerprints on your heart forever. Two years have passed since the terrible car accident that took the life of John Baxter’s daughter, Erin, her husband and three of their four daughters. Prompted by grief, and missing his daughter, John has invited a stranger for Christmas Eve dinner—Kendra Bryant, the transplant recipient who now has Erin’s heart. In light of their father’s idea, Ashley and her brother Luke don’t think it’s right. They want to protect their ten-year-old niece, Amy—the only surviving member of the accident. But John is determined and believes meeting this woman is something his deceased daughter would want. At the same time, Maddie West, the eighteen-year-old daughter of Brooke Baxter West, is praying for meaning this Christmas. Could she find it in a newfound friendship with a boy she never expected to see again? Maddie believes in miracles, especially at Christmastime, but this is a stretch even she can’t imagine. Meanwhile, Kendra Bryant has been struggling these past few years to find purpose in the tragedy that gave her a second chance. She believes the invitation to see the Baxters and witness their unwavering faith in God can instill peace and happiness back into her life. Heartwarming and touching, filled with love and redemption, A Baxter Family Christmas brings together two families in the aftermath of loss and in the midst of an unfolding love story, all with the help of one very special child.

Love Story

Author: Karen Kingsbury
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 9781451687613
Release Date: 2017-06-06
Genre: Fiction

From #1 New York Times bestselling author Karen Kingsbury comes a new book featuring everyone’s favorite family—the Baxters, which tells the story of how John and Elizabeth first fell in love. From the day they met, John and Elizabeth were destined to fall in love. Their whirlwind romance started when they were young college students and lasted nearly thirty years—until Elizabeth died of cancer. So when John Baxter is asked to relive his long-ago love story with Elizabeth for his grandson Cole’s heritage project, he’s not sure he can do it. The sadness might simply be too great. But he agrees and allows his heart and soul to go places they haven’t gone in decades. Back to the breathless first moments, but also to the secret heartbreak that brought John and Elizabeth together. At the same time, Baxter family friend Cody Coleman is working through the breakup of his complicated relationship with Andi Ellison. He is determined to move on when a chance sighting changes his plans—and heart. Can Cody convince Andi to give their love another try, or is it time for them to say goodbye for good? As school comes to an end, Cole presents his report on the love story between his grandparents John and Elizabeth Baxter. It is a tale that touches the hearts of the entire family, and one that causes Cole to better understand his own beginning. Whether you’re meeting the Baxter family for the first time or finding them all over again, Love Story will stir your heart and remind you of the generational impact of love and the eternal bond of family.

Angels Walking Box Set

Author: Karen Kingsbury
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 9781501192074
Release Date: 2017-11-07
Genre: Fiction

Karen Kingsbury’s compelling New York Times bestselling Angels Walking series is available for the first time as one complete boxed set. In Angels Walking, former baseball star Tyler Ames suffers a career-ending injury. As he tries to put his life back together the way it was before, he discovers the devastating news that his one true love, Sami Dawson, has moved on. When a small series of miracles leads Tyler to form a friendship with Virginia Hutcheson, an elderly woman with Alzheimer’s, he realizes that she might have the answers he so desperately seeks. Can a team of Angels Walking restore hope and bring healing for Tyler, Sami, and Virginia? And can the words of a stranger rekindle lost love? Growing up in a comfortable home, Mary Catherine, in Chasing Sunsets, never yearned for an extravagant lifestyle the way her parents did. Instead, she pursues meaning through charity work, giving away a part of herself but never giving away her heart. But she finds herself drawn to LA Dodger Marcus Dillinger when she volunteers with her roommate Sami at a local youth center, and she discovers an exciting life she never dreamed of. That is, until she receives devastating news from her doctor that alters her future and forces her to make a rash decision. Finally, in Brush of Wings, Mary Catherine moves to Uganda to work at an orphanage against the advice of her doctor. She may not have long to live, but she chooses to help others with the time she has left. The only problem is Marcus, the man she never meant to fall in love with. He knows something is wrong, and after months of silence from Mary Catherine, a divinely timed letter leads him on a desperate life-or-death mission. Then his friends receive shocking news that changes everyone’s plans. The angels in their midst are doing everything they can to make sure their mission succeeds.

Brush of an Angel s Wing

Author: Charles W. Shedd
Publisher: Vine Books
ISBN: 0892839147
Release Date: 1997-04-01
Genre: Body, Mind & Spirit

Charlie Shedd's bestselling collection of angel encounters is now available in paperback. These true stories of people who have witnessed the magnificent interventions of God's messengers of light, healing and grace will inspire and delight readers of all ages.

Missy s Murder

Author: Karen Kingsbury
Publisher: RosettaBooks
ISBN: 9781629211404
Release Date: 2013-11-06
Genre: True Crime

On an October day, teenager Missy Avila was lured into the woods, beaten, tortured, and drowned. Missy's best friend, Karen, publicly vows to find the killer and even moves in with Missy's family to help. No one could have guessed what would happen next. #1 New York Times bestselling author Karen Kingsbury delivers a story full of twists and turns, dead ends, betrayals and confessions. Missy's Murder is a shocking tale of how jealousy can drive people to acts of great evil. Available digitally for the first time in a repackaged format, Missy's Murder is one of four true crime novels written at the beginning of the author's career. These books have been re-released with new covers, a fresh edit, and a special reader's letter from Karen explaining how the darkness in these stories became more than she could bear and prompted a dramatic career change to write Life-Changing Fiction.

Wings

Author: Aprilynne Pike
Publisher: Harper Collins
ISBN: 0061859087
Release Date: 2009-05-05
Genre: Young Adult Fiction

Laurel was mesmerized, staring at the pale things with wide eyes. They were terrifyingly beautiful—too beautiful for words. Laurel turned to the mirror again, her eyes on the hovering petals that floated beside her head. They looked almost like wings. In this extraordinary tale of magic and intrigue, romance and danger, everything you thought you knew about faeries will be changed forever.

Fifteen Minutes

Author: Karen Kingsbury
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 9781451687460
Release Date: 2014-04-01
Genre: Fiction

Zack Dylan will do whatever it takes to achieve a successful singing career, but as his star rises, Zack is often asked to compromise his beliefs, and just as he's on the verge of winning it all, his choices lead him to the brink of personal disaster.

The Promise of an Angel

Author: Ruth Reid
Publisher: Thomas Nelson Inc
ISBN: 9781595549815
Release Date: 2011-05-30
Genre: Fiction

Interrupting the ordered routine of the Mecosta County Amish settlement, an angelic visitor awakens Judith to a new faith. All Judith Fischer ever wanted is to marry within her community and raise a family. She longs for the day when her parents will allow Levi Plank to officially court her. But on the day Judith suspects Levi will ask her parent's permission, her younger brother Samuel has an accident under her charge. Rushing to Samuel's aid, Judith spies a strange man helping him; a man she later believes was an angel. When she shares her conviction with her family and close friends, she is shocked to find that no one believes her, including Levi. In the days following the accident, the angel visits Judith with information that may guide her down the path of faith, should she choose to follow. As her community slowly distances themselves, only one person is willing to stand up for her?the bishop's son, Andrew Lapp. But can he convince the settlement to listen to her? With a show of faith that flies in the face of her conservative upbringing, can Judith hold strong to the promise that there are even greater things in store for those who believe in God's miracles?

Black Wings Has My Angel

Author: Lewis Elliott Chaze
Publisher: Pickle Partners Publishing
ISBN: 9781786258427
Release Date: 2016-01-27
Genre: Fiction

When Ken first meets Virginia, he’s fresh off a jail break and a gig on an oil rig. She’s his first woman after months on the water but how could he know she’d get under his skin so quickly? That instead of ditching her he’d come to need her, not only for himself but for the foolproof robbery scheme his cellmate had cooked up before he was shot to death going over the wire? Ken has a plan, and Virginia can handle a Packard like a pro—and she wants the bucks even more than he does. They stay together, they plan together, and before long they’re on the run together. But can either one of them really love the other? Or trust the other? “Black Wings Has My Angel is an indisputable noir classic, arguably the best of all the crime novels published by Gold Medal during its glory years...Unreservedly recommended.”—Bill Pronzini, Mystery File

The Bridge

Author: Karen Kingsbury
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 9781451647020
Release Date: 2012-10-23
Genre: Religion

Now a Hallmark Channel movie event, The Bridge, along with prequel The Beginning, is a heartwarming story of two couples who find love in a bookstore and experience the sort of miracle that can only happen at Christmastime. #1 New York Times bestselling author Karen Kingsbury has written a modern-day classic with this unforgettable love story set against the struggle of the American bookstore. Molly Allen lives alone in Portland, but she left her heart back in Tennessee when she walked away from Ryan five years ago. They had a rare sort of love she hasn’t found since. Ryan Kelly lives in Nashville after a broken engagement and several years on the road touring with a country music duo. Sometimes when he’s lonely, he visits The Bridge—the oldest bookstore in historic downtown Franklin—and remembers the hours he and Molly once spent there. For over four decades, Charlie and Donna Barton have run The Bridge, providing customers with coffee, conversation, and shelves of classics—even through dismal sales and the rise of digital books. Then the hundred-year flood sweeps through Franklin and destroys everything. The bank is about to pull the store’s lease when tragedy strikes. Can two generations of readers rally together to save The Bridge? And is it possible that an unforgettable love might lead to the miracle of a second chance?

Even Now

Author: Karen Kingsbury
Publisher: ReadHowYouWant.com
ISBN: 9781458759931
Release Date: 2010-05-21
Genre: Birthmothers

Sometimes hope for the future is found in the ashes of yesterday. Shane Galanter - a man ready to put down roots after years of searching. But is he making the right choice? Or is there a woman somewhere who even now remembers - as does he - those long ago days . . . and a love that hasn't faded with time? Lauren Gibbs - a successful international war correspondent who gave up on happily-ever-after years ago - when it was ripped away from her. Since then, she's never looked back. So how come she can't put to rest the one question that haunts her: Why is life so empty? Emily Anderson - a college freshman raised by her grandparents who's about to take her first internship as a journalist. But before she can move ahead, she discovers a love story whose tragic ending came with her birth. As a result, she is drawn to look back and search out the mother she's never met. A young woman seeking answers to her heart's deep questions. A man and woman separated by lies and long years, who have never forgotten each other. With hallmark tenderness and power, Karen Kingsbury weaves a tapestry of lives, losses, love, and faith - and the miracle of resurrection. Also available in unabridged audio CD.