WHISPERING PINES







A Place to Come Home to


Maggie Carpenter, hardworking and successful news reporter for the Los Angeles Times, laughs when she first spots the quaint job posting on the Internet. But when the violence of gang activity hits her neighborhood and her teenage son begins to withdraw, Maggie reconsiders.


When Maggie and Spencer arrive in Pine Mountain, Oregon, they realize with dismay that the idyllic escape they’d hope for has fallen into disrepair. As she rallies the townsfolk in an attempt to save the community, she makes friends and discovers enemies. Why is the postmaster so unfriendly? What dark secret in the woods threatens the efforts of the Main Street merchants to restore the town? And will Maggie have the courage to open her heart to either the mysterious, wood-working preacher of the outgoing, sophisticated photographer.


A Place to Come Home to

Everything I Long for


Maggie Carpenter and her son, Spencer, are finally beginning to feel settled in their new community. Then one day Spencer discovers a runaway girl. Leah has been looking for her biological father and has come to a dead–end in Pine Mountain. In the middle of a medical crisis in Maggie’s family, staggering news about Leah’s father comes to light. Is reconciliation possible? Will Leah find the sanctuary she is looking for? And what does the future hold for Spencer and Maggie?


Everything I Long for

Looking for You All My Life


The small town of Pine Mountain has much to offer a big–city girl: clean air, beautiful scenery, a marvelous mix of townspeople both funny and friendly. And though Maggie did not come to Oregon looking for love, she found it with Jed Whitewater. Or did she? While the possibility of a serious relationship exists with this enigmatic man, circumstances intervene in their lives that could spell disaster for both their dreams. What will Maggie have to sacrifice for the good of her new community? And will Jed ever be able to share his heart with her?


Looking for You All My Life

Someone to Belong to


Maggie and her son have settled in Pine Mountain, where she has found love again. But trouble lurks as she plans her wedding. As she and Jed are enjoying their deepening love, Amber returns to Pine Mountain—and proves to be more of a distraction for Jed than Maggie wants!


Meanwhile, a land development project divides the community. Can Maggie find a solution that will be good for Pine Mountain and those she loves? As editor of the newspaper, can she remain objective while throwing herself wholeheartedly into the fray?


Someone to Belong to