Phoebe Deane (Miranda Trilogy #2)

Grace Livingston Hill gives us a Cinderella-type heroine to sympathize with in part two of the Miranda trilogy. Day after day Phoebe is subjected to living as a servant in her brother's home, piked on by her hateful sister-in-law, and forced to endure matchmaking schemes influenced by greed. Marriage to an ill-tempered man with several misbehaving children seems to be her lot, and her hope is about to be snuffed out. Could a chance encounter in...

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The Substitute Guest

To be able to bear reading Livingston Hill's novel, one has to approach it as an artefact of a time, place, and mode of writing. Published in 1936 and recently reissued, this novel will strike even the inspirational romance reader's sensibilities as heavy-handed, moralistic, judgemental, and didactic. There is very little romance evident here, and the lushness of the writing is saved for the hero's journey to redemption. The most alienating...

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The Story of a Whim (Grace Livingston Hill Romance, No 68)

Originally published in 1903, this is the best book ever, and it's out on Kindle!A tender romance, one so beautifully written that you can't help smiling throughout.The adventure begins when a bevy of college-aged beauties are waiting for another friend to join them for their Thanksgiving holiday.The train is late, so they while away their time by looking at some of the worn old furniture that is going to be freighted to Christie Bailey, Pine...

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Ariel Custer

1922. Ariel looked curiously like the portrait of her illustrious warrior ancestor when she lifted a firm little chin and left the beloved but empty home in the South to seek her fortune in an unknown northern city. But fortune was kind and with the aid of a refractory motor cycle precipitated her literally into the arms of Judson Graniss. No more chivalrous protector than strong, quiet, girl-hating Jud Graniss could Ariel have found. But Mrs....

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In Tune with Wedding Bells

Okay, I read this book in a single day. It held my attention throughout, but it is not my favorite Grace Livingston Hill book. Nope, not really. The hero of the story is at least thinking about who he wants as a life partner, but the heroine, Gillian is very bland. The only thing she ever thinks about him, is that she can't ever think of him as someone special, not to assume he really cares for her that way. There was really no romance in the...

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A Girl to Come Home To

In A Girl to Come Home To, Rodney Graeme is a hero returning home. Everyone comes to greet him...including Jessica, the woman who left him for a richer man. Jessica's husband wants to use his wife--and Rodney's feelings for her--to his own advantage. Suddenly Rodney finds himself entangled in an espionage plot--until he meets a young girl whose faith shows him how to overcome any obstacle.

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Rainbow Cottage

When she meets her grandmother and family for the first time, Sheila Ainslee is loved and cared for like never before. So she is totally unprepared for her spiteful and vindictive cousin Jacqueline, who does all she can to humiliate Sheila and drive her away from her newfound family!But one of Jacqueline's schemes goes too far, and suddenly Sheila must fight for her very life . . .

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Where Two Ways Met

Handsome young Paige Madison didn't know what to do. He had returned from the war and was on his way to building an exceptional career with a prominent businessman. But, though Paige couldn't quite put his finger on it, he was sure there was something wrong, maybe even unscrupulous, about his new boss. And to make matters worse, his boss's beautiful, headstrong young daughter had decided she wanted Paige--and that she would do all she could to...

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The City of Fire

I read this story on Kindle.Originally published in 1922, GLH has written a Christian suspense romance here.I am not crazy about suspense, but it contained a message that I think is so relevant today.The male character had a lot of major battles with pride that he has to overcome before he can really hear the voice of God again.He had done some pretty dastardly things, but kept them inside of himself almost to the end of the book.After they were...

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Miranda (Miranda Trilogy #3)

The story of a beloved character rounds out the Miranda trilogy. Five separate times Miranda Griscom has rejected wealthy Mr. Whitney's proposal of marriage, content in her role has housekeeper and nanny for the Spaffords. The community thinks her daft to refuse such a man, but they don't know that her heart belongs to the town's black sheep--who, when accused of murder twelve years ago, she helped to escape. When she learns he has been living...

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The Prodigal Girl

Betty Thornton knew what she wanted, and it wasn't her father's boring lifestyle. So when Betty's father insists on moving the family to a farm in Vermont, she turns to dashing Dudley Weston--and his promises of excitement and marriage--as the answer to her problems. Then, through a terrifying chain of events, Betty finds herself abandoned in a snowstorm Now her only hope for survival is a stranger . . . but can she trust him? Grace Livingston...

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Re-Creations (Grace Livingston Hill #89)

When lovely Cornelia Copley's mother becomes ill, Cornelia must leave her beloved college and return home to care for her family. But things at home have changed a great deal. Her family is living in near poverty, in a shabby and dismal little house. And her younger brother has become rebellious and distant.Cornelia is filled with dismay and self-pity. Then she overhears her youngest brother and her sister calling her self-centered and...

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Beauty for Ashes

Gloria knew the benefits of wealth. Her life had been filled with every conceivable luxury, which would only continue when she was married to a well known and wealthy man. But Gloria's world is shattered when her fiancee is found murdered--in very questionable circumstances. Brokenhearted, Gloria flees to the quiet country town where her father grew up. There she meets sincere, humble people who seem satisfied without money--and discovers a love...

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Marigold

Marigold finally has everything she's wanted - a handsome suitor to squire her around, the most beautiful dress she's ever laid hands on, the invitation to the party of the season....life is absolutely perfect.Only it's not. Her mother has no money to visit a very ill (dying?) sister and suddenly Marigold's plans seem foolish. As she struggles with generosity vs. the innate selfishness that only wants her to give so much so that she can...

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The Girl from Montana (GLH #66)

This is a pre-1923 historical reproduction that was curated for quality. Quality assurance was conducted on each of these books in an attempt to remove books with imperfections introduced by the digitization process. Though we have made best efforts - the books may have occasional errors that do not impede the reading experience. We believe this work is culturally important and have elected to bring the book back into print as part of our...

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