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Carrie Turansky

Author Bio:

Carrie Turansky is a romantic at heart and has been writing contemporary and historical romance since 2005. She is a winner of the ACFW Carol Award, Crystal Globe Award, and International Digital Award. Her latest releases are Waiting for His Return, Shine Like the Dawn, and Mountain Christmas Brides. She lives in New Jersey with her husband, Scott. They have five adult children and five grandchildren. Carrie is a women’s ministry leader, and she also enjoys gardening, flower arranging, and cooking healthy meals for friends and Family.

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No Journey Too Far

A family long divided, a mysterious trunk, and a desperate journey across the ocean—all in the name of love. The epic saga of the McAlisters continues in this riveting sequel to No Ocean Too Wide. In 1909, Grace McAlister set sail for Canada as one of the thousands of British Home Children taken from…

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A Joyful Christmas

A Christmas Collection to Warm the Heart Grab a warm cup of tea and watch as romance is kindled and joy is restored to broken lives during six bygone era Christmas celebrations. A Christmas Castle by Cynthia Hickey Married by proxy in Missouri, Annie Morgan sets off for Tombstone, Arizona, to join her…

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A Man To Trust

After years spent helping manage her family's Christian bookstore, it's time for Adrie Chandler to give her own dream of playing her flute with a symphony orchestra a chance. But can she really trust the beloved shop to new manager Ross Peterson? The man is too handsome, too charming....and too much…

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No Ocean Too Wide

The McAllister family is living on the edge of poverty in London, in 1909. Having lost their father tragically, their mother must scrape by and try to provide for her three younger children, while the oldest daughter Laura works on a large estate more than an hour away. When Edna McAllister falls gravely…

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Seeking His Love

False accusations from the past haunt Rachel Clark, the new director of the Northcoast Christian Youth Theater. Seeking to make a fresh start in Fairhaven, Washington, she rents space for her drama group from an artists’ cooperative led by reclusive frame shop owner Cameron McKenna. To keep his financially…

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Across the Blue

Before 1909, flying across the English Channel seemed an impossible feat–but James Drake, a brave young aviator, was willing to try. Defying her parents’ expectations for a good match? Also impossible–but Isabella Grayson was willing to try. Within the palatial surroundings of her family’s Edwardian…

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Waiting for His Return

The daughter of a wealthy Tennessee doctor falls in love with an injured artist-correspondent on assignment to cover the battles near Union occupied Nashville. The year is 1864 and the Civil War rages on. British born James Galloway, a special artist for Harper’s Weekly, travels with the Union troops,…

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Shine Like the Dawn: A Novel

Separated by an inconceivable tragedy, can faith and love reunite childhood friends and light the way to a bright future? In a quiet corner of northern Edwardian England, Margaret Lounsbury diligently works in her grandmother’s millinery shop, making hats and caring for her young sister. Several…

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Moonlight Over Manhattan

Professional organizer Sarah Montgomery is hired to organize her elderly neighbor’s cluttered apartment by Justin Latimer, her neighbor’s grandson. Sarah believes free-spirited Justin is a lazy, unemployed poet who is taking advantage of his grandmother’s generosity. Though attracted to him, she…

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Mountain Christmas Brides: Nine Historical Novellas Celebrate Faith and Love in the Rocky Mountains

From a Wyoming ranch in 1880, to a logging camp in Washington Territory in the late 1800s, to Denver, Colorado, in 1913, meet nine couples who find that Christmas is the perfect time for climbing to the heights of romance. Watch as their faith and courage propel them through challenges that come with…

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A Refuge at Highland Hall

Penny Ramsey has always considered Highland Hall her home, but when Britain becomes involved in World War One she travels to London to help her sister Kate manage eight orphan children she and her husband Jon have taken into their home. Doing her part for the war effort takes priority over Penny’s…

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The Daughter of Highland Hall: (Edwardian Brides Book 2)

What if the title, the estate, the life of security and splendor… what if it isn’t enough? Strong-willed and beautiful, debutante Katherine Ramsey feels ready to take the London social season by storm, and she must. Her family estate, Highland Hall, has been passed to older male cousin Sir William…

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Where Two Hearts Meet

Two Sisters, Two Heartwarming Sweet Something Teashop Novellas Allison Bennett, co-owner of a financially strapped teashop in Princeton, New Jersey, receives a large anonymous check that saves her business. But she has no idea who sent it. Could it be from Peter Hillinger, the wealthy businessman who…

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The Governess of Highland Hall (Edwardian Brides Book 1)

Two worlds . . . one calling. Will Julia return to her missionary work in exotic India, or should she follow her heart and stay on as governess at the magnificent country estate of Sir William Ramsey? Missionary Julia Foster loves working alongside her parents, ministering and caring for young girls…

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Snowflake Sweethearts

Bringing her daughter to the one place she feels safe, single mother Annie Romano returns to Fairhaven, Washington. Though hoping to start a new life as a personal chef, Annie accepts a different job. Alex Jameson, the handsome man she secretly loved as a teenager, needs a live-in caregiver for his…

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Surrendered Hearts

Jennifer Evan’s life is changed forever when a gas pipeline explodes and causes a fire at her apartment. Losing her home and beloved dog are terrible blows, but the ugly scars that cover her arm, neck and shoulder steal her confidence and cause her fiancé to desert her. With her funds depleted and…

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Along Came Love

Past Secrets. . . After years of hiding from her past, single mom Lauren Woodmen had finally returned to her Vermont hometown with her young son in tow. Reconnecting with her family and friends was Lauren's goal, until a snowstorm brought a mysterious stranger to town - and into her life. Present love.…

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Christmas Mail Order Brides, A Trusting Heart

Ride the transcontinental railroad as marriage arrives by mail-order—and just in time for Christmas. Annika arrives in Wyoming to discover her intended is missing. Jolie’s journey to Nevada is derailed by disaster. Elizabeth carries a load of secrets to Nebraska. And Amelia travels to California…

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A Blue & Gray Christmas

Surrender yourself to the forces of love in four engaging Civil War Christmas romances. In ‘Til Death Do Us Part by Lauralee Bliss - Join up with Leah Woods as she searches for her missing fiancé in Fredericksburg, Virginia. In Courage of the Heart by Tamela Hancock Murray - Stick to your guns with…

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A Big Apple Christmas

Enjoy a contemporary romance collection of four heartwarming novellas that capture the sights and sounds of Christmas in New York City. Christmas plans are set askew when a schedule-bound professional organizer meets a free-spirited poet. Holiday bustle is the means two tourists try to use to get lost…

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