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A Thousand Tomorrows
Cody Gunner is one of the best bull riders on the rodeo circuit. Riding bulls helps him deal with his anger at being deserted by his father as a young child. Ali Daniels is one of the top barrel-racers in the rodeo circuit. She knows this is her last year to compete...because she's got Cystic Fibrosis and its getting worse all the time. So far she's been able to keep it a secret but she's not sure how much longer she can keep up the pretense. Bot...
A Time To Dance
Everyone wants a marriage like John & Abby Reynolds. Everyone that is...but John & Abby. They've been married 21 years and gone through many things together...loss of an infant daughter to SIDS, loss of parents, stress at John's work. But over time they've grown distant. John has developed a friendship with Charlene Denton, a younger teacher who is physically attracted to him. He is close to having an affair. Abby is practically having an emotional affai...
A Time to Embrace
This book is a sequel to A Time to Dance. Abby and John Reynolds almost divorced last year. But they put their marriage back together and are closer than ever. John is a teacher and football coach at the local high school. Abby is a freelance writer. John is under verbal attack from parents at the school where he coaches. Most fathers believe that the team is losing their games because their sons are not being allowed to play enough in the football...
Even Now
Shane and Lauren had fallen in love in grade school; now they are highschoolers, and their feelings for each other have grown even stronger. They are certain they have fond their true love. However, their parents do not think so. Teenage emotions are unstable, everyone knows that. It's all puppy love. Shane and Lauren are allowed to date, but their feelings are not taken seriously by their families. Things get bad when Lauren become pregnant. Shane wants...

Kingsbury booklist

Halfway To Forever
Multnomah, Apr 2002, 11.99, 350 pp. ISBN: 157673899X In 1998 the drunk driver killed her husband Thomas and their little girl Alicia leaving Hannah Ryan to grieve not only her losses, but also wonders how she will go on without them though her youngest child desperately needs her. Eventually Hannah meets and falls in love with the kindly Matt Bronzan. They marry and after a while Hannah agrees to adopt a little girl. Though she fears the l...
Like Dandelion Dust
Jack and Molly Campbell are Joey's parents. So what if they adopted him? He's lived with them for almost all of his four years of life. Then Joey's biological father is released from prison and wants his son back. He goes to court for custody because he never signed the papers releasing his son for adoption. The family court decides to return Joey to his biological parents after a short period of time filled with overnight visits to his new home. ...
Maggie's Miracle
Warner, Oct 2003, 13.95, 164 pp. ISBN: 0446532304 Two years ago George Wright died from a massive coronary leaving behind his wife Megan and their six year old son Jordan. The surviving Wrights lost more than a father and husband as both still mourn his death. With Megan fully occupied as a NYC prosecutor, Jordan feels lonely. He writes a letter to God asking for a daddy for Christmas. Megan sees the note and decides to sign up her son with t...
Missy's Murder
Missy was just a seventeen years old girl who was petite and very pretty. She was sweet and trustful. She was killed by the persons she trust the most: her two best friends....
Oceans Apart
Connor Evans is an airline pilot who seems to have it all: a great job, a beautiful home, and a good family the loving wife Michele and two young daughters. However, for the last eight years Connor has been keeping a secret: he had had an affair, a one-night stand with a flight attendant, Kiahna Siefert. He had been faithful to his wife since, he hadn't even seen the woman he'd slept with, so he has pushed the whole thing out of his mind and lives as i...
Waiting for Morning
It is the Ryan's annual father/daughter campout and Hannah waits at home for her family to return. She is overwhelmed with nerves because her family is late returning from their trip. Then a policeman comes to her door - her family has been in an accident. They were hit by a drunken driver and her husband and one of her daughters are dead. Hannah is filled with anger towards her husband for leaving her and for the drunken driver that took her family ...