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The Treasured Vow Series

Thee Will I Cherish – Treasured Vow Series, Book #1

Thee Will I Cherish by JoAnn Durgin Buy Now

Armed with her MBA degree, Gabriella Martin is ready to face the world. She’s gained valuable experience the past year as the interim CFO of her parents’ highly successful Choose Me! Christian marriage ministry, but is that what she’s destined to do the rest of her career? While she considers her options, Gabriella returns home to the beautiful Shenandoah Valley of her native Virginia. What she doesn’t count on is running into her childhood friend Harley nearly everywhere she goes, especially since he suddenly seems more ruggedly handsome and irresistibly charming than ever.

A master woodworker and furniture builder, Harley Goodwin has always been “just friends” with Gabriella Martin from the time they were kids. While she’s home in Meadowvale trying to figure out her future direction, Harley prays he can finally win her heart. He might not have a fancy college degree, but he’s built a solid, flourishing career and is financially stable. As determined as Harley is to earn Gabriella’s love, she seems to suffer the misconception that he’s dated every other eligible girl in town, and she’s the last woman standing. During the long and hazy days of summer, can Harley convince this stubborn beauty she’s the only woman he’s ever loved and that Gabriella needs to stay in Meadowvale permanently and make a life, home, and family with him?

Thee Will I Cherish is the first in the new three-book Treasured Vow Series from USA Today Bestselling Author, JoAnn Durgin, featuring the stories of Gabriella, Matt, and Aubrey Martin. Although they’re the children of renowned Christian marriage experts, these three siblings need a little guidance from the Lord as well as their friends and family to help them navigate relationships and love.

Thee Will I Cherish

 
Thee Will I Honor – Treasured Vow Series, Book #2

Thee Will I Honor by JoAnn Durgin

 

Matt’s Story is Coming in 2018

 
Thee Will I Love – Treasured Vow Series, Book #3

Thee Will I Love by JoAnn Durgin

 

Aubrey’s Story Coming in 2018

 
The Valentine Verse

The Valentine Verse by JoAnn Durgin Buy Now

Valentine’s Day isn’t just for February 14th anymore! Love should be celebrated every day of the year. At least that’s Thornton Fielding’s philosophy. In spite of a few false starts in the arena of love, he holds out hope he’ll eventually find the woman of his dreams. The problem? He loves his job, and there’s no end in sight to his travels. But when Thornton returns to his tiny hometown of Cherish, Minnesota, he meets a beautiful and intriguing woman he believes might be God’s answer to ending his bachelor status—permanently.

Vara Alexandris is soured on love and scoffs at the notion of soulmates. But soon after meeting the handsome and unconventional Thornton, she suspects he might be exactly the ally she needs to help jump-start her stroke patient’s recovery. If only Vara can keep Thornton grounded in Cherish long enough. This man who spouts romanticized and idealistic ideas about love seems all too eager to resume his world travels. Could it be Thornton prefers globetrotting in order to avoid a romantic relationship?

Is it time for Vara to call the dreamer’s bluff? And can Thornton convince Vara to put past heartache behind her and trust in God’s plan for her heart?

Join Vara and Thornton in USA Today Bestselling Author JoAnn Durgin’s latest release full of her trademark humor, romance, and lively, small town characters in a story of God’s fierce passion (and guidance) for His children…if we only pay attention. The Valentine Verse is for any season of the year and sure to warm your soul!

 
The Christmas Challenge

The Christmas Challenge by JoAnn Durgin Buy Now

Serendipity: finding something valuable or delightful
when you’re not looking for it and least expect it
.

Donovan Harper and Claire Morgan are more successful as co-owners of a thriving advertising agency in quaint Serendipity, Pennsylvania, than they were at navigating their romantic relationship.

When an eccentric client makes an unusual request, Donovan convinces Claire their agency should participate in Serendipity’s annual Christmas Challenge. With contests and activities ranging from The Snowflake Plunge, candy cane making, snowman building, wreath and tree decorating, and a snowmobile race, could this be the opportunity Donovan has prayed for to win back the love of his life?

Join the holiday fun with Claire and Donovan in a story celebrating love, faith, family, small-town charm, and the true miracles of the Christmas season.

 

 

Whisper to My Heart

Whisper to My Heart by JoAnn Durgin Buy Now

The unlikely romance between a concert pianist and a construction worker.

After a decade of touring the globe, Manhattan-based classical concert pianist Annalise Redmond needs a break. What’s a Juilliard-trained musician to do when she wants to live a “normal” life for six weeks?

Weston Galloway, a former firefighter and member of an Atlanta-based construction crew, is as much into soul-winning as building the new bank in little Darling, Georgia.

Anna’s barely been kissed. Weston’s not looking for love. When these two souls collide in small-town Americana, is their time together destined only to be a precious memory or will they listen to the whispers in their hearts and dare to dream of a future together?

Throw in Anna’s quirky sister and brother-in-law, Weston’s challenging coworker, spirited employees at The Darling Diner, and a cast of lively townsfolk, and you won’t want to miss this journey to Darling!

Whisper to My Heart. A contemporary Christian romance celebrating love, faith, community, and family.

 

 

Love So Amazing – The Wondrous Love Series, Book #1

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Dance instructor Ava Carlisle lost her fiancé in a tragic car accident. Pedicab owner/operator Sawyer Mancini understands her pain all too well.

Ava and Sawyer aren’t looking for love when they meet outside an Indianapolis, Indiana hotel. Drawn to one another, these two lonely souls discover they share much in common during a six-block trip when Sawyer pedals Ava home to her downtown apartment building. When they unexpectedly meet a second time, both interpret it as freedom from the chains of past heartache and the Lord’s blessing to pursue a relationship. Although they intend to go slow, Ava and Sawyer tumble headfirst into the kind of love that only happens once in a lifetime.

A few months later, Sawyer uncovers a shocking revelation. He and Ava share an unfathomable bond they never could have imagined, and one that threatens to destroy their love. Is it a cruel twist of fate or could it somehow be God’s perfect plan for their lives?

Can Ava and Sawyer survive the ultimate test by fighting their way past old heartaches to be together and share…a love so amazing?

 

 

Love So Divine – The Wondrous Love Series, Book #2

Love So Divine by JoAnn Durgin Buy Now

After enduring a rough childhood in Chicago, youth pastor Chase Landers loves his work with inner city kids in Indianapolis. Chase’s prayers to find a woman who can handle the demands and stress of a man called to full-time ministry have gone unanswered. Resigned to a life of bachelorhood, he pours his heart and soul into his work.

Heather Montague grew up with privilege but despises the way her father made his millions. Gutsy, smart and determined, she’s found success as a principal dancer with the Indianapolis City Ballet. After a string of failed romances, she’s given up on finding a man unless God Himself plants one right in front of her.

When Chase the best man meets maid of honor Heather for the wedding of their friends, Sawyer Mancini and Ava Carlisle, neither one expects what happens next! Only God knows where their adventure will lead…to heartache or the love of a lifetime?

 

 

 

By Grace Draw Near – The Wondrous Love Series, Book #3

By Grace Draw Near by JoAnn Durgin Buy Now

Eric Masterson never expected to be promoted from cyclist to an executive position in his friend Sawyer Mancini’s successful pedicab business. His new job includes scouting out locations in Indianapolis and introduces him to many people with inspiring stories. One of the more fascinating individuals is beautiful Grace Warner, the owner of a downtown art gallery. She demonstrates compassion for those with disabilities, interprets for the deaf in her church, and seems willing to help everyone else. So why won’t she give him the time of day?

Grace Warner doesn’t know how many ways she can turn down the pedicab executive. No matter how handsome and appealing he is, she knows it’s best to ignore the man’s charms. While drawn to Eric, she can’t seem to get past their brief but memorable meeting a few years prior—a time when they both lived a much different, freer lifestyle. Although he seems a changed man and shares her faith in Jesus, Grace is determined not to remind Eric even as he seems equally persistent in wearing down her resistance.

Can these two find a common ground or are they destined to go in opposite directions?

By Grace Draw Near, a contemporary Christian romance celebrating love, community, faith, and God’s abundant grace.

 

 

Heart’s Design
Heart's Design by JoAnn Durgin

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Caroline wants to grab hold of the future. Seth can’t let go of the past.

Recent Wellesley College graduate Caroline Prescott’s future is set in stone. After Harvard Law School, she’ll step into place beside her two brothers in their father’s legendary Boston law firm. Caroline secretly longs for the quiet, peaceful life and a career designing jewelry with precious gemstones instead of life as a hotshot Boston attorney.

On a hiking trip with her two best friends weeks before entering law school, Caroline meets Seth Barnes in charming Evergreen, Maine. A mineralogist and part-time college professor, Seth drives a truck sporting an I DIG ROCKS license plate, lives in hiking clothes, flannel shirts and jeans, and loves Jesus.

Two years later, when they meet again, Caroline and Seth confront both the promise of possibility and the pain of past heartaches. What’s a girl to do when the man she secretly loves has a serious girlfriend and seems determined to hold her at arm’s length? And what’s a guy to do when he can’t stay away from a certain irresistible woman no matter how hard he tries? Does the Lord have His own design for their hearts?

Heart’s Design, a love story filled with love, friendship, family, and the power of forgiveness.

 

 

Gentle Like the Rain  (A Heart’s Design Novel)
Gentle Like the Rain by JoAnn Durgin Buy Now

After Isabella Caccavale’s Aunt Clara marched into her Hartford marketing firm and announced, “God told me to retire and sell my general store in Evergreen—to you,” Isabella’s life plunged into a tailspin. Fourteen months later, as the new owner of Mahoney’s General Store, she’s explaining the benefits of goat’s milk soap to a customer on the phone while keeping an eye on a seven-year-old prankster intent on hauling the huge jar of dill pickles off the counter.

“Runaway” Boston lawyer Sidney Prescott is hard-driven, a man burdened by high expectations and a demanding family legacy. Reeling from personal loss, he roars into quaint little Evergreen, Maine, seeking answers to life’s important questions. After all, escaping to the same town worked for his younger sister, Caroline, a few years before.

Sidney jump-starts Isabella’s wounded heart, but it doesn’t help when Aunt Clara marches into the store the day after his arrival and makes another startling prediction. Following the failure of a long-term relationship, Isabella vowed to God and herself that she’d never fall in love with another man who doesn’t share her faith. Sidney represents everything she doesn’t need in her life, but she’s strongly drawn to him. Can she keep the lines from blurring between friendship and romance?

Spending time with his sister Caroline and her family, and crossing paths with townsfolk who impact his life in unforgettable ways, Sidney begins to question his work, his lifestyle, and his beliefs in a God he’s never paid much attention to in the past. Could the Almighty have a specific purpose for Sidney’s life? He’s fallen for Isabella, but is there a way they can be together since he’s not the man she needs?

Will Sidney take Isabella’s heart with him when he returns to Boston? Join the journey in Gentle Like the Rain.

 

 

Perchance to Dream
Perchance to Dream by JoAnn Durgin

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Ellie Franklin has known Ryan Sullivan her entire life. As their Christmas wedding approaches, Ryan is expected home from his second deployment to Afghanistan. Excitement is in the air as Ellie prepares for his homecoming, and the citizens of Cade’s Corner, Ohio, anxiously await the wedding of their hometown sweethearts.

When an unforeseen event occurs, will Ellie’s plans be postponed or will they come to a screeching halt? With her faith and family to sustain her, as well as the support of an entire town, will this bride’s prayers for a holiday miracle be answered?

A heartwarming novel of unfailing love, family, never giving up hope, and claiming the precious promises of God. And, through it all, discovering a true Christmas miracle.

To read more and purchase Perchance to Dream, click here.

 

 

Catching Serenity
Catching Serenity by JoAnn Durgin

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A woman torn apart by secrets.
A man held prisoner by the truth.
Can the greatest love of all
set them both free?

Serenity McClaren had it all before her life crumbled around her like the sand castles on her beloved beach, causing her to flee Croisette Shores and the only home she’d ever known. Nearly five years later and living in Atlanta, she receives a mysterious, unsigned note: Come home, Serenity. Things aren’t as they seem. Time to find your answers. Returning to South Carolina, she prepares to face her demons and the ailing father she left behind, hoping to make peace with both.

Child psychologist Jackson Ross is a man with a surprising past. He’s ready for the quiet life and eager to establish his practice in the quaint, coastal village. After he hires Serenity to decorate his new office, he’s drawn to the beautiful and enigmatic woman yet sees she’s haunted by a past she can’t escape. Wanting to help her, he begins to suspect one of his young patients may hold the key to unlocking Serenity’s secrets. Jackson follows his instincts and discovers the shocking truth, but how can he tell the woman he’s grown to love what he knows—and set her free—without compromising his professional ethics and losing her forever?

Catching Serenity, a poignant story of faith, hope and love, and discovering the everyday miracles from an all-powerful God.

To read more and purchase Catching Serenity, click here.