THE HUNTER BECOMES PREY... U.S. Marshal Sebastian Falconer was a workaholic, dedicated to catching dangerous fugitives. But when his wife became the victim of a vengeful escaped felon who had vowed to destroy Sebastian, he knew he could no longer protect his beloved Olivia from the dark side of his job.
THE MAN BEHIND THE MASK Haunted by the demons of his past, hardened Seeker "Ace" Esteleone was the man least likely to mix business with pleasure. But the reckless behavior of the book-smart beauty he'd sworn to protect was threatening to ruin his investigation, and pretending to be her lover was the only way to keep them both safe.
Compelling Historical Fiction from the 16th-Century Reformation In this third story, the Dutch revolt against the occupation and religious oppression of Spain moves into full engagement. Pieter-Lucas van den Garde continues to run messages for Willem of Orange. In the midst of the uncertainties of war, his wife Aletta gives birth to their second child. Then Aletta discovers that the baby girl has a deformity. Concerned for the safety of his family, Pieter takes them to the fortified city of Leyden, where he had once dreamed of studying art under its master artists. In Leyden, the only painter Pieter-Lucas finds is Joris, an innkeeper who for fear of persecution will not admit to being a painter of that his true identity is Jewish. But Joris' son's gift as an artist exposes them to danger, and his wife's discovery of a true Christian faith is very disturbing to him. When the Spaniards lay siege to Leyden, all their lives are in danger and intertwined, and Pieter-Lucas' arrest as a spy pushed Aletta's fears to the overwhelming point. In the blackest night, will faith prove to be a citadel stronger than the sword.
Powerful Historical Fiction From the European Reformation In The Maiden's Sword, Pieter-Lucas and Aletta struggle to find their way in a world at war. Pieter-Lucas believes his calling is to save lives, not destroy them, but must decide whether he will support the war effort as a secret messenger for William of Orange,. Aletta must decide whether she will administer herbal aid to wounded soldiers, risking her life in doing so. And together they must decide about their own upcoming marriage in the face of so much danger, and whether they will identify themselves with the Anabaptists through believers' baptism. Through the three battles of the opening campaign of the Dutch Revolt, the superior power of God's Word to change lives is contrasted with that of the physical sword.
Historical Fiction Series From a Fascinating Era Caught in the sweeping changes connected with the European Reformation and Renaissance, sixteenth-century Holland under the reluctant leadership of William of Orange rebelled against the strong control of Spain's King Philip. The war that ensued to squelch the rebellion and exterminate religious heresy at any cost sets the background for Ethel Herr's compelling series, THE SEEKERS. In The Dove and the Rose, two young people are wrenched apart by the struggles of their parents. Pieter-Lucas is banished from his home for refusing to abide by his father's commitment to the Beggars, an extreme wing of Calvinism. Aletta Engelshofen is not allowed by her father to see Pieter for fear of any association with the Beggars. While they meet in secret, Aletta promises her love to Pieter and that she will wait for him until the trouble passes. Swirling tides of emerging religious, political, cultural, and personal independence clash in this excellent first book in THE SEEKERS.
After winning the tournament and going home to her family, Alexia finally feels safe, like everything will be fine. She and Liam stopped the tournament from ever happening again, and even though they couldn’t stop all the people before them from going through it, nobody else ever will again. Alexia’s life looks like it’s finally going back to normal. It’s only when she and Liam are out one day, enjoying their hard-won freedom, that she finds out the government has other plans for them, and won’t let them get away with squandering their plans for domination. When Alexia and Liam are arrested and taken to a remote high-security prison where they’re forced to do backbreaking manual labor like breaking rocks for hours every day, they meet some unexpected new friends and are offered a chance to escape. And they decide to take it. To stop the government from continuing its heinous abuses of its citizens, they learn about a place where all the government’s secrets are held—but it’s far from easy to get to. They must go back into the grid, but this time into an unforgiving icy wasteland that is both heavily guarded and entirely inhospitable. There, they’ll find the secrets that will help them take down the government—but only if they can survive. This is the second book in a planned trilogy. teen dystopian, young adult dystopian, dystopian romance, teen dystopian romance, young adult dystopian romance, cyberpunk, cyberpunk romance, cyberpunk series, dystopian, dystopian series, teen dystopian series, teen science fiction, science fiction, young adult science fiction, science fiction series