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  Book Lists - Books for Adults - Gentle Reads - Romance

These novels have little to no explicit sex or violence. Only one title is highlighted for each author/series in this bibliography. Other novels by the authors are available at the library.

For additional titles look under "Resourse Lists", then "Public Lists" in the online catalog.


A Lasting Impression
A Lasting Impression
By Alexander, Tamera
2011-11 - Bethany House Publishers
9780764206221 CHECK CATALOG

Awards:
Christy Awards (2012)

After an unwanted past, Claire strives to create something that will last as an artist among Nashville's elite society in the 1860s. …More

Sense and Sensibility
Sense and Sensibility
By Austen, Jane
Editor Kinsley, James
Introduction by Doody, Margaret Anne
2008-06 - Oxford University Press, USA
9780199535576 CHECK CATALOG

In her first published novel, Sense and Sensibility, Jane Austen presents us with the subtle portraits of two contrasting but equally compelling heroines. For sensible Elinor Dashwood and her impetuous younger sister Marianne the prospect of marrying the men they love appears remote. In a world ruled by money and self-interest, the Dashwood sisters have neither fortune nor connections. Concerned …More

The Maiden of Mayfair
The Maiden of Mayfair
By Blackwell, Lawana
2001-01 - Bethany House Publishers
9780764222580 CHECK CATALOG

In 1871, an orphanage in the slums of London is the only home 13-year-old Sarah Matthews has ever known. Her whole world is turned upside-down when an embittered widow, Dorthia Blake, seeks her out as a live-in companion. But Blake has reasons for adopting Sarah beyond what others know, and it is only through the unwavering love of a servant woman that Sarah can find God's love and a bond stronger …More

Jane Eyre
Jane Eyre
By Bronte, Charlotte
Editor Davies, Stevie
Introduction by Davies, Stevie
2006-11 - Penguin Books
9780141441146 CHECK CATALOG

In conjunction with the New York Public Library, Doubleday is proud to introduce a very special collector's series of literary masterpieces. Lavishly illustrated with rare archival material from the library's extensive resources, including the renowned Berg collection, these editions will bring the classics to life for a new generation of readers. …More

Golden Straw
Golden Straw
By Cookson, Catherine
2011-06 - Simon & Schuster
9781451660180 CHECK CATALOG

Spanning the period from the 1880s to World War II, this wonderful historical novel tells the story of Emily Ratcliffe, whose fateful choices as a young woman exact a terrible toll not only on her own life, but on the lives of those dearest to her. …More

A Bride for Noah
A Bride for Noah
By Copeland, Lori
Author Smith, Virginia
2013-10 - Harvest House Publishers
9780736953474 CHECK CATALOG

Lori Copeland and Virginia Smith, beloved authors of the Amish of Apple Grove series, team up again in an exciting new series for devoted fans and new readers.

It's 1851, and Evie Lawrence is penniless and heartbroken after a failed romance. When a kind elderly man announces his plan to move west and make his fortune, Evie jumps at the chance to go with him and start a new life. She says …More

Mother Road
Mother Road
By Garlock, Dorothy
2003-11 - Warner Books (NY)
9780446611688 CHECK CATALOG

Now in paperback--the bestselling author's first title in a new series set on Route 66, the Depression era's famed road to the Golden West. This first novel takes place in Oklahoma in the hot summer of 1932, where the love of two people is tested at every turn. …More

Arabella
Arabella
By Heyer, Georgette
2009-08 - Sourcebooks Casablanca
9781402219467 CHECK CATALOG

Impetuosity is Arabella's only fault. An enchanting debutante and the eldest daughter of a country parson, she should know better than to allow herself to be provoked by Mr. Beaumaris, the most eligible Nonpareil of the day. …More

Mistress of Mellyn
Mistress of Mellyn
By Holt, Victoria
2008-12 - St. Martin's Griffin
9780312384159 CHECK CATALOG

As Martha Leigh approached the sprawling mansion of her new employer, Connan TreMellyn, an odd chill of apprehension overcame her. Soon whispers of past tragedy and present danger began to insinuate themselves into Martha's life. Powerless against her growing desire for Connan, she is drawn deeper into family secrets. But though evil lurks in the shadows, so does love -- and the freedom to find a …More

A Noble Masquerade
A Noble Masquerade
By Hunter, Kristi Ann
2015-09 - Bethany House Publishers
9780764214325 CHECK CATALOG

Sparkling Regency Romance from a Captivating New Voice



Lady Miranda Hawthorne acts every inch the lady, but inside she longs to be bold and carefree. Entering her fourth Season and approaching spinsterhood in the eyes of society, she pours her innermost feelings out not in a diary but in letters to her brother's old school friend, a duke--with no intention of ever …More

All That Makes Life Bright: The Life and Love of Harriet Beecher Stowe
All That Makes Life Bright: The Life and Love of Harriet Beecher Stowe
By Kilpack, Josi S.
2017-09 - Shadow Mountain
9781629723419 CHECK CATALOG

When Harriet Beecher marries Calvin Stowe on January 6, 1836, she is sure her future will be filled romance, eventually a family, and continued opportunities to develop as a writer. Her husband Calvin is completely supportive and said she must be a literary woman. Harriet's sister, Catharine, worries she will lose her identity in marriage, but she is determined to preserve her independent …More

The Girl in the Gatehouse
The Girl in the Gatehouse
By Klassen, Julie
2011-01 - Bethany House Publishers
9780764207082 CHECK CATALOG

Awards:
Christian Retailing's Best (2012), Christy Awards (2011), Retailers' Choice (2012)

In this Jane Austen-era romance, a handsome new estate owner discovers a mysterious woman living on his property and is determined to uncover her secrets. …More

The Inn at Rose Harbor
The Inn at Rose Harbor
By Macomber, Debbie
2012-08 - Ballantine Books
9780345528926 CHECK CATALOG

A heartwarming new series based in the Pacific Northwest town of Cedar Cove, where a charming cast of characters finds love, forgiveness, and renewal behind the doors of the cozy Rose Harbor Inn. …More

The Calling of Emily Evans
The Calling of Emily Evans
By Oke, Janette
2006-10 - Bethany House Publishers
9780764202445 CHECK CATALOG

In the first book of the Women of the West series, Emily faces many challenges and doubters as a single woman opening a church in a frontier community. …More

The Day of the Storm
The Day of the Storm
By Pilcher, Rosamunde
1997-02 - St. Martin's Press
9780312961305 CHECK CATALOG

On the last day of her mother's life, Rebecca learns that she has a family in Cornwall, and she sets out to find the Grandfather and cousin she has never known. But only the enigmatic Joss Gardner, the outsider who seems to be the apple of her grandfather's eye, can help her understand the dark currents that lay behind her family's loving reception. …More

The Edge of Winter
The Edge of Winter
By Rice, Luanne
2007-02 - Bantam
9780553805277 CHECK CATALOG

Awards:
Quill Awards (2007)

In her latest novel, a "New York Times" bestselling author takes readers on an emotional journey into the tender, untapped territory that lies between mothers and daughters, and fathers and sons. …More

A Heart Speaks
A Heart Speaks
By Spencer, LaVyrle
2005-07 - Jove Books
9780515140828 CHECK CATALOG

LaVyrle Spencer fans nationwide demanded the return of two Spencer titles--out of print and unavailable for years. Now Jove delivers with A Heart Speaks--a volume containing both A Promise to Cherish and Forsaking All Others. …More

The Moon-Spinners
The Moon-Spinners
By Stewart, Mary
2011-04 - Chicago Review Press
9781569767122 CHECK CATALOG

Nicola Ferris, impetuous, attractive, and on holiday from the British Embassy in Athens, arrives in Crete a day ahead of schedule and discovers adventure and romance. Blithely savoring the wild beauty of the countryside, she stumbles across an assured young Englishman hiding out in the hills who is less than pleased to have been found. Before long, events begin to spiral in an alarmingly perilous …More

Summer at Willow Lake
Summer at Willow Lake
By Wiggs, Susan
2010-07 - Mira Books
9780778329664 CHECK CATALOG

Real estate expert Olivia Bellamy reluctantly trades a trendy Manhattan summer for her family's old resort camp in the Catskills, where her primary task will be renovating the bungalow colony for her grandparents. A poshresort in it's heydey, the camp is now in disarray, and Olivia is forced to hire contractor Connor Davis-a still-smoldering flame from her own sum-mers at camp. But as the days …More

No Other Will Do
No Other Will Do
By Witemeyer, Karen
2016-06 - Bethany House Publishers
9780764212819 CHECK CATALOG

Enjoy Bestselling Author Karen Witemeyer's Terrific New Romance

Men are optional. That's the credo Emma Chandler's suffragette aunts preached and why she started a successful women's colony in Harper's Station, Texas. But when an unknown assailant tries repeatedly to drive them out, Emma admits they might need a man after all. A man who can fight--and she knows just the one. …More

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