But ashley and her brother Luke are worried that this new dinner guest might be not be the best idea. Meanwhile, kendra bryant has been struggling these past few years to make sense of the tragedy that gave her a second chance. At the same time, maddie west, the eighteen-year-old daughter of Brooke Baxter West, is praying for meaning this Christmas.
They want to protect their ten-year-old niece, Amy—the only surviving member of the accident. From #1 new york times bestselling author Karen Kingsbury comes A Baxter Family Christmas, an inspiring Christmas story featuring everyone’s favorite family, the Baxters. Two years have passed since the terrible car accident that took the life of John Baxter’s daughter, Erin, along with her husband and three of their four daughters.
Prompted by grief, john has invited a stranger for Christmas Eve dinner—Kendra Bryant, and missing his daughter, the transplant recipient who now has Erin’s heart. Heartwarming and touching, filled with love and redemption, A Baxter Family Christmas brings together two families in the aftermath of loss and in the midst of an unfolding love story, and “will satisfy Kingsbury fans old and new” Publishers Weekly.
But john is determined and believes meeting Kendra is something his deceased daughter would want Amy to do. Could she find it in a newfound friendship with a boy she never expected to see again? Maddie believes in miracles, especially at Christmastime, but this is a stretch even she can’t imagine. She believes this invitation to see the Baxters and witness their unwavering faith in God can instill peace and happiness back into her life.
Love Story: A Novel
At the same time, baxter family friend Cody Coleman is working through the breakup of his complicated relationship with Andi Ellison. He is determined to move on when a chance sighting changes his plans—and heart. From #1 new york times bestselling author karen kingsbury comes a new romantic story featuring everyone’s favorite family—the Baxters—which tells the story of how John and Elizabeth first fell in love.
From the day they met, John and Elizabeth were destined to fall in love. So when john baxter is asked to relive his long-ago love story with Elizabeth for his grandson Cole’s heritage project, he’s not sure he can do it. But he agrees and allows his heart and soul to go places they haven’t gone in decades.
Back to the breathless first moments, but also to the secret heartbreak that brought John and Elizabeth together. Whether you’re meeting the baxter family for the first time or finding them all over again, Love Story will stir your heart and remind you of the generational impact of love and the eternal bond of family.
. The sadness might simply be too great. It is a tale that touches the hearts of the entire family, and one that causes Cole to better understand his own beginning. Their whirlwind romance started when they were young college students and lasted nearly thirty years. Can cody convince andi to give their love another try, or is it time for them to say goodbye for good? As school comes to an end, Cole presents his report on the love story between his grandparents John and Elizabeth Baxter.
In This Moment: A Novel
But principal quinn knows God is on his side, and he refuses to back down. He wants just one attorney on his side in the fight of his life—Luke Baxter. He knows he is risking his job by leading the program, but before long, Raise the Bar meetings are standing room only. From #1 new york times bestselling author karen kingsbury comes an inspiring Baxter Family novel about a beloved high school principal who starts a Bible Study to improve the lives of his struggling students, only to become the national focus of a controversial lawsuit.
Hamilton high principal wendell quinn wants to see real change in his community, so he starts a voluntary after-school Bible Study and prayer program called Raise the Bar. As he prepares for court, he is deluged by a storm of national attention and criticism. A year later, test scores are up, violence and gang activity are sharply down, and drug use and teen pregnancy have plummeted.
A timely and nuanced exploration of religious freedom and what it means to be a person of faith in today’s culture, In This Moment will satisfy Kingsbury fans, old and new. The program is clearly working—until one parent files a lawsuit, claiming Wendell has violated his daughter's rights.
To the Moon and Back: A Novel The Baxter Family
Kingsbury writes with seemingly effortless poetic elegance, capturing the tender, intimate moments of daily family life as well as heart-wrenching flashbacks to fatal tragedy. While there, Ashley spots a young man, alone and troubled. Brady and jenna shared a deep heart connection and a single beautiful day together at the memorial.
That man is Brady Bradshaw. Brady bradshaw was a child when the Oklahoma City bombing killed his mother. Every year when he returns, he leaves a note for her in hopes that he might find her again. This year, ashley baxter blake and her sister Kari Baxter Taylor and their families take a spring break trip that includes a visit to the site to see the memorial’s famous Survivor Tree.
From #1 new york times bestselling author karen kingsbury comes a “heart tugging and emotional” story in the Baxter Family collection that will “touch readers deeply” RT Book Reviews featuring two people who lost their parents in the same national tragedy—two people desperate to find each other and the connection they shared for a single day…that changed everything.
. A moving story of survival, of faith, and of beauty from the ashes” Booklist. Ashley’s family is skeptical, but she pushes them to support her efforts to find the girl and bring them together. Eleven years ago on that day, he met Jenna Phillips, who was also a child when her parents were killed in the attack.
But will it work? will her husband, starred review in an unlikely love story about healing, understand her intentions? And is a shared heartache enough reason to fall in love? With To The Moon and Back “Kingsbury skillfully weaves a tale of divine love” Publishers Weekly, hope, Landon, redemption, and the belief that sometimes a new tomorrow can grow from the ashes of a shattered yesterday.
Coming Home: A Story of Undying Hope
Ultimately, in this portrait of family love, the Baxters cling to each other and to God’s promise of forever. Along the way, secrets are revealed and the truth about the Baxter Family history is finally made known. The baxters make plans to come together for a summer lakeside reunion, a celebration like they haven’t had in years.
In a season that changes all of them, the brilliance of family love overshadows even the valley of heartache as the Baxters draw closer to God and each other. But before the big day, the unthinkable happens. Coming home is a novel about tremendous victory and unprecedented loss, a story of faith and a forever kind of love, love that will stay with you long after the last page.
This stand-alone novel will serve as either a grand introduction or a beautiful conclusion in the saga of the Baxter Family. As the baxter family rallies together, memories come to light in the grief-stricken hours of waiting and praying, memories that bring healing and hope during a time when otherwise darkness might have the final word.
When We Were Young: A Novel The Baxter Family
Emily is gone and the kids are years older. From #1 new york times bestselling author karen Kingsbury comes a classic story about second chances, featuring the beloved Baxter family and a young father who finds his whole world turned upside down on the eve of his divorce. What if you could see into the future and know what will happen tomorrow, if you really walk out that door today.
Pay attention. He is leaving in the morning. Theirs is a special kind of love and they want the world to know. Distraught, emily reaches out to her friend Kari Baxter Taylor and tells her the truth: Noah and Emily have decided to call it quits. Now it would take a miracle to return to yesterday. But behind the carefully staged photos and encouraging posts, their life is anything but a fairytale, and Noah’s obsession with social media has ruined everything.
It’s about the gift of knowing what tomorrow will bring if you really walk out that door today. From their first meeting, to their happily-ever-after, to their stunning engagement and lavish wedding, Noah and Emily Carter were meant to be together. More than a million adoring fans have followed their lives on Instagram since the day Noah publicly proposed to Emily.
But when noah wakes the next day, everything is different. When we were young is a rare and beautiful love story that takes place in a single day.
Brush of Wings: A Novel Angels Walking Book 3
Brush of wings is a poignant tale of love, sacrifice, and the power of faith. Meanwhile, as sami and tyler prepare to marry, the group receives shocking news that changes everyone’s plans. But neither marcus nor mary catherine’s other friends—Tyler Ames and Sami Dawson—know just how serious her heart condition is.
The only problem is marcus Dillinger, the Major League Baseball player she was never meant to fall in love with. Whatever time she has left, mary Catherine wants to spend it helping children—especially since she is unable to have children of her own. Still, marcus suspects something isn’t right. From #1 new york times bestselling author Karen Kingsbury comes the third and final novel in an unforgettable series about four friends and the divine intervention that changes their lives forever.
Against the advice of her doctor, Mary Catherine moves to Uganda to work at a new orphanage. The team of angels walking is busier than ever in this epic battle between life and death. After months of silence, a divinely timed letter from Mary Catherine leads him on a desperate life-or-death mission to get her to a US hospital before time runs out.
Two Weeks: A Novel Baxter Family
But not long after the semester starts, she discovers she’s pregnant. With cole keeping vigil and lucy and Aaron waiting to welcome their new baby, Elise makes an unexpected decision—one that changes everyone’s plans. But as he starts his final semester of high school he meets Elise, a mysterious new girl who captures his attention—and heart—from day one.
Elise has her heart set on mending her wild ways and rediscovering the good girl she used to be. But as elise’s due date draws near, she becomes focused on one truth: she has two weeks to change her mind about the adoption. Eighteen and alone, she shares her secret with Cole. Undaunted by the news, cole is determined to support Elise—even if it means skipping college, and in love for the first time in his life, marrying her, and raising another man’s baby.
Tender and deeply moving, faith, Two Weeks is a story about love, and what it really means to be a family. When elise decides to place her baby up for adoption, she is matched with Aaron and Lucy Williams, who moved to Bloomington, Indiana to escape seven painful years of infertility. From #1 new york times bestselling author karen kingsbury comes a heart-wrenching and redemptive new story in the Baxter Family series about a couple desperately waiting to bring their adopted child home and a young mother about to make the biggest decision of her life.
Cole blake, son of landon and ashley baxter Blake, is months away from going off to college and taking the first steps towards his dream—a career in medicine.
Chasing Sunsets: A Novel Angels Walking Book 2
News that alters her future and forces her to make a rash decision. Despite mary catherine’s intention to stay single, she finds herself drawing close to Marcus, and their budding romance offers an exciting life she never dreamed of. Inspirational and moving, chasing sunsets is the story of one woman’s deep longings of the soul, and the sacrifices she’s willing to make in search of healing.
That is, until she receives devastating news from her doctor. From #1 new york times bestselling author karen kingsbury comes the second novel in the Angels Walking series about divine intervention and second chances—the dramatic story of a woman desperate to find deeper meaning in her life. Growing up in a comfortable home, Mary Catherine wanted for nothing.
Mary catherine lives in los angeles with her roommate, Sami, and volunteers at a local youth center with coach Tyler Ames and LA Dodger Marcus Dillinger. Instead, mary catherine pursues meaning through charity work, giving away a part of herself but never giving away her heart. Though she loves her wealthy parents, their lifestyle never appealed to her.
The Bailey Flanigan Collection: Leaving, Learning, Longing, Loving Bailey Flanigan Series
Can distance truly make the heart grow fonder? Find out in this poignant love story, featuring members from Karen Kingsbury’s popular Baxter family. Longinglonging, book three in the Bailey Flanigan Series, picks up where Learning ended. After a long and lonely silence from Cody Coleman, Bailey Flanigan becomes closer to her one-time Hollywood co-star, Brandon Paul.
Nights on the town in new york city and long talks on the balcony of Brandon's Malibu Beach home make Bailey dizzy with new feelings and cause her to wonder if her days with Cody are over forever. Lovingloving, book four in the bailey Flanigan Series by New York Times best-selling author Karen Kingsbury, completes Bailey and Cody’s story.
But who will the actress spend the rest of her life with: Brandon Paul, handsome man that any woman would be thrilled to marry? Or Cody Coleman, a rich, her first love? . Enjoy karen kingsbury's bailey flanigan novels as an e-book collection!LeavingThe book you’ve been waiting for from New York Times best-selling author Karen Kingsbury.
Bailey flanigan and cody Coleman are not only separated by physical distance, they are also faced with great emotional distance. Leaving is the first volume in a new series that features members of the popular Baxter family and finally completes the Bailey Flanigan/Cody Coleman story. Learninglearning, book two in The Bailey Flanigan series, picks up where Leaving ended.
The Above the Line Collection: The Baxters Take One, The Baxters Take Two, The Baxters Take Three, The Baxters Take Four Above the Line Series
Breakthroughs take place that the public will never know about, as the possibility of saving the world through film is finally a very real possibility. The baxters take onecould they change the world—before the world changes them? Filmmakers Chase Ryan and Keith Ellison left the mission field of Indonesia for the mission field of Hollywood with a dream bigger than both of them.
Now they have done the impossible: raised enough money to produce a feature film with a message that could change the world. The baxters take twothe producers are gaining respect and are on the verge of truly changing culture through the power of film—but is the change worth the cost?The Baxters Take ThreeChase Ryan and Keith Ellison set out to change the world with their films—and they are finally seeing their dreams come true.
But life takes a sudden turn for Chase, removing him from Jeremiah Productions permanently. The baxters take fourthe new producers find they must truly act as missionaries in order to help save the film, their families, and the young movie star. The dedicated producers are deep in negotiations with America’s top young movie star to play the lead in their next inspirational movie.