Brush of Wings

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

Despite needing a heart transplant, Mary Catherine moves to Uganda to work at a new orphanage. Whatever time she has left, Mary Catherine wants to spend it helping children. Neither Marcus Dillinger, the man she never meant to fall in love with, nor Mary Catherine’s other friends -- Tyler Ames and Sami Dawson -- know how serious her heart condition is. Marcus is certain something is wrong, however and his feelings lead him on a mission to rescue her. Tyler and Sami struggle with their relationship. The angels are busier than ever in this sotry 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.

In This Moment

Author: Karen Kingsbury
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 9781451687644
Release Date: 2017-11-07
Genre: Fiction

Instant New York Times Bestseller From #1 New York Times bestselling author Karen Kingsbury comes a brand-new Baxter Family novel about a beloved high school principal who starts a Bible Study to improve the lives of his struggling students, only to become the national focus of a controversial lawsuit. Hamilton High Principal Wendell Quinn is tired of the violence, drug abuse, teen pregnancies, and low expectations at his Indianapolis school. A single father of four, Quinn is a Christian and a family man. He wants to see change in his community, so he starts a voluntary after-school Bible Study and prayer program. He knows he is risking his job by leading the program, but the high turnout at every meeting encourages him. A year later, violence and gang activity are down, test scores are up, and drug use and teen pregnancy have plummeted. The program is clearly working—until one parent calls the press. Now Quinn faces a lawsuit that could ruin everything. With a storm of national attention and criticism, Quinn is at a crossroads—he must choose whether to cave in and shut down the program or stand up for himself and his students. The battle comes with a high cost, and Quinn wants just one attorney on his side for this fight: Luke Baxter. In This Moment is an inspiring, relevant story about the nuances of religious freedom and how a group of determined people just might restore the meaning of faith in today’s culture.

Brush of an Angel s Wing

Author: Charlie W. Shedd
Publisher: Edicoes Loyola
ISBN: 089283854X
Release Date: 1994
Genre: Religion

The bestselling author of Letters to Karen and Letters to Philip takes a fascinating look at the world of angels. In story after story, he d elights readers with accounts of angels and their work in the world today, inspiring readers while drawing them into a greater awareness of God's mysterious ways.

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 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.

The Chance

Author: Karen Kingsbury
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 9781849839662
Release Date: 2013-03-14
Genre: Fiction

A heartwarming story about childhood friends, broken lives, and a long ago promise that just might offer the hope of love for today. Years ago, the day before Ellie moved from Georgia to California, she and her best friend Nolan sat beneath the Spanish moss of an ancient oak tree where they wrote letters to each other, and sealed them in a rusty old metal box. The plan was to return eleven years later and read them. But now, as that date arrives, much has changed. Ellie, bereft of the faith she grew up with, is a single mom living in a tired apartment trying to make ends meet. Sometimes she watches television to catch a glimpse of her old friend -Nolan, now an NBA star, whose terrible personal tragedies fueled his faith and athletic drive in equal measure. But Nolan also suffers from a transcendent loneliness that nothing has ever eased. In their separate lives, as Ellie and Nolan move toward the possibility of a reunion at the oak tree, Kingsbury weaves a tale of heart-wrenching loss, the power of faith, and the wounds that only love can heal.

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 romantic story 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. 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.

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.

Divine

Author: Karen Kingsbury
Publisher: Tyndale House Publishers, Inc.
ISBN: 1414341504
Release Date: 2010-09-30
Genre: Fiction

Mary Madison, who was raised in an abusive home, enters a life of prostitution, but after she is drawn into a political scheme that involves shocking evidence for the resurrection of Christ, Mary finally finds the liberation she has been longing for.

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?

Halfway to Forever

Author: Karen Kingsbury
Publisher: Multnomah
ISBN: 9781601428493
Release Date: 2015
Genre: Fiction

Matt and Hannah Bronzan, who have found a new life in the face of devastating loss, are moving forward--toward the adoption of a little girl.

Oceans Apart

Author: Karen Kingsbury
Publisher: Harper Collins
ISBN: 9780310247494
Release Date: 2004
Genre: Fiction

He failed his family only once, long ago, but they never knew about it. Now pilot Connor Evans's life and marriage are going great, until Connor finds himself face-to-face with his past in the form of a seven-year-old boy.

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