Matthew Sheridan was the answer to her prayer...
At least, to the one Hope Ashton had offered when she found herself stranded alone on a blustery Montana night. Contrary to her matchmaking Nanna's belief, Hope didn't long to land a husband - and her old pal wasn't looking for a wife. But that didn't stop Hope from secretly wondering what if...?
What could a widowed country cowboy possibly have in common with a millionaire's sophisticated daughter? Absolutely nothing - save the desire to stay single. But Matthew was a lonely, red-blooded man. He was also proud papa to a determined trio of toddlers who yearned for a mommy - and they'd set their sights on Hope....
Small-town mechanic Zachary Drake had no illusions about his longtime friendship with winsome, wholesome Karen McKaslin - even after she called off her wedding to the local pastor.
Zach simply intended to lend a grease-stained hand and a sympathetic ear to a pal in need, and keep his secret longing to himself…. Having narrowly escaped a loveless marriage, Karen was counting her blessings. Now she could transform herself into a woman worthy of being loved for all eternity.
She never dreamed Mr. Right was waiting for her on the wrong side of the tracks, praying she'd see in his eyes what he didn't dare say….
Jaded jet-setter Noah Ashton arrived in Montana with the sole purpose of making sure his beloved grandmother was not marrying a man out to steal her fortune.
However, when he experienced a life-threatening crisis, the last person he expected to lean on was Julie Renton, the granddaughter of his grandmother's suitor. The small-town schoolteacher not only staunchly defended her grandfather's honor, but also opened this world-weary tycoon's eyes to the Lord's most precious blessings.
A handsome and chivalrous Noah was everything Julie had ever dreamed of in a man. But even while she lavished him with sweet solace to see him through the hardships ahead, she sensed he had the power to shatter her fragile heart. It took a miracle from above to convince Julie she'd finally found a love worth fighting for.
HE WAS THE NEW PILOT?
When he'd first popped through the shrubbery, nurse Kirby McKaslin had found her new neighbour brazen and obnoxious. So she was more than surprised to find Sam Gardner volunteering to pilot an early-morning medical emergency flight...and fixing her fence, making her cocoa when she couldn't sleep, even cooking dinner.
But when Sam took Kirby's hand in his, she wasn't surprised to find herself falling for him....
Then he gently removed his hand, and closed his wounded heart to her. After he'd shown her that faith and kindness could exist in a man, could Kirby convince him that despite his past, love wasn't gone for him - forever?
Michelle McKaslin felt as if a higher power had intervened when she rescued an injured stranger and gave him the job of handyman in exchange for room and board. There was just something about this tough-yet-tender drifter that made her believe she'd actually found the one.
Was it too much to hope that she was finally stepping out from the shadow of her four perfect sisters?
Jaded undercover agent Gabe Brody had no choice but to investigate Michelle's family in a counterfeiting ring. But as he grew to see the beauty in Michelle's life, it tore him apart to deceive the wholesome woman who rejuvenated his spirit. When the truth surfaced, he would need all of the Lord's blessings to convince Michelle that he loved her, heart and soul!
Nursing a broken heart and wounded spirit, Kendra McKaslin vowed to make a fresh start-alone. But then everything changed when handsome sheriff Cameron Durango showed up at her run-down riding stable to give her some much-needed business.
Seeing this honorable lawman again brought all those locked-away memories flooding back. For he alone knew the secret of her past relationship-and she'd always cherish his exquisite kindness during that night when things had gone terribly wrong. Now, as Cameron gathered her in his strong, sheltering arms to offer her love and comfort, the irresistibly charmed small-town girl wondered if having him here was a sign from heaven. Could all of her dreams finally be coming true?
She was supposed to be home in Montana for Thanksgiving, but Kristin McKaslin was stranded at the Boise airport-in a snowstorm. There was no hope. Then, out of nowhere, a car pulled up. It was Ryan Sanders, the charming football player she'd barely known in high school. He was going home, too.
Kristin's girl-next-door beauty had always stayed with Ryan, and she'd turned into an incredible woman. But he thought he loved another. So what was that hard knot doing in his gut when their all-night drive was over? Why didn't he want to see her go?
Suddenly Ryan suspected the Lord might have more in mind than just a drive....
HER FALLEN HERO
Special forces soldier Ben McKaslin returned home with a bum leg, a bad attitude and his career in tatters. Then, in one defining moment, an emergency had him leaping instinctively to the rescue-and locking eyes with the captivating woman he'd left behind. Could this have been God's plan all along?
After her own crushing setback, Cadence Chapman had learned to embrace life to the fullest. But she'd also learned how to safeguard her heart. Yet as sparks reignited between her and Ben while he rehabilitated, she realised she still loved him to the depths of her soul. Dare she pin all her dreams on this embittered military man who had no idea how blessed he truly was?
Responsibility was nothing new to Paige McKaslin.
She had raised her siblings and her son. And though duty was her guiding force, even in matters of the heart, she never stopped counting her blessings - her faith and her wonderful family. Then the McKaslin diner, her livelihood and heritage, burned to the ground....
Paige was suddenly free to discover herself... and a blossoming relationship with rancher Evan Thornton. This intriguing man asked her out on her first date in eighteen years, totally disrupting her routine. Now love was an exciting possibility that made her rethink her orderly life. Could it be that God still had some surprises for her?
When waitress Rachel McKaslin reluctantly let Jake McCall move into the apartment above her family's diner, she never dreamed the handsome tech sergeant would be so charming. Soon into their joyful courtship, Jake surprised her by proposing. Now, Rachel prayed their union wasn't just a convenience and that Jake truly loved her.
Jake had promised his dying brother he'd care for his little girl, so he needed a wife. But as he wed this beautiful woman and brought her home, he realized his feelings didn't stem from duty. He loved Rachel McKaslin fiercely. Would God's providence enable him to survive his dangerous assignment and return to confess his true feelings?
When Aubrey McKaslin visited reclusive photographer William Corey, she found a man who had given up on life and faith. He said he was happy at his mountain retreat, but Aubrey didn't believe it for a minute.
His eyes signaled a kindred soul, a man who shared her love of art and the outdoors. Spending time together awakened deeper feelings in them both, but could William trust in his faith and rise above his past?
To: Uncle Ben From: Mia Re: Thanks to you, we have a whole new family!
Moving to Chestnut Grove was the best thing to happen to Mom and me. It's so neat that a few months ago Mom didn't know she had a half brother-you! And I can tell she likes Jonah Fraser, this really cool carpenter.
I always tell Mom she's got to believe in the power of prayer. But now I have my own special prayer-that mom and Jonah get together to make this the best Christmas ever!
A PLACE TO HEAL
That's all Brooke McKaslin yearns for. She's returned to Montana on family business, hoping to leave behind her past. And to shield the secret she carries. She's not planning on staying long-until she begins working for reporter Liam Knightly. Liam is handsome, good-hearted-and as leery of relationships as Brooke is.
Even as they realize how much they have in common, Brooke fears a threat to their growing love. Will her secret stand in the way of their happiness?
The McKaslin Clan: Ensconced in a quaint Montana town, the McKaslins rejoice in the powerful bonds of faith, family...and forever love.
THE BEST-LAID PLANS...
Finishing medical school at the top of her class, Chelsea McKaslin always achieves her goals. Now back home in Sunshine, Wyoming, her Christmas goal is to succeed as a pediatrician. In no way do her plans include Dr. Michael Kramer, despite the fact that he's everywhere she turns.
The standoffish widower keeps his distance from her, as if to protect his adorable daughter and himself. Yet the spirit of the season prevails. Soon Chelsea is bonding with little Macie-and her handsome daddy. Will these three hearts thaw in time for Christmas?
The McKaslins of Wyoming: Where family ties lift hearts and restore faith
Where Do Lonely Hearts Go?
The chance to rescue abandoned horses has given Eloise Tipple the fresh start she needs. After losing her skating career and fiance, she returns home to Wild Horse, Wyoming, to work at a beautiful inn and man the stables. Sean Grangerhas also come home to nurse some emotional wounds and would like nothing more than to pursue life as a lone wolf.
Both say they want nothing more than friendship. But while saving homeless horses, can Sean and Eloise save each other and heal their wounds?
The Granger Family Ranch: Nestled in a Wyoming mountain town, where family is home.
A tiny town full of churchgoing, marriage-minded men? For Karenna Digby, freshly abandoned at the altar, Treasure Creek sounds like a dream come true. Until she's stranded at the ranch of the one bachelor not looking for love.
With his past, search-and-rescue tour guide Gage Parker can barely open his heart to the baby nephew he's caring for, let alone his young and pretty new nanny. Until Karenna leads her Klondike hero on the greatest adventure of all: love.
Trapped in a mine shaft with a little girl, September Stevens prays for someone to save them.
When help arrives in the form of army ranger Mark Hawkins, the best friend of her late fiance, they both feel God's hand at work. Together they help each other rebuild their lives. As they let the spirit of the holidays into their hearts, feelings of new love start to take hold.
But September is afraid to risk her heart on another soldier. Until Mark offers a Christmas vow, one that could last a lifetime.