Lenora's Library - Older Books

The Life of Riley

Harlequin SuperRomance
November 2012

Georgia socialite Riley Sinclair is finally embracing the life she wants. But the news of her successful embryo implant pregnancy—her second chance at motherhood—brings her face-to-face with her ex-husband, Jackson. Fine. She knows how to handle him…most of the time. Too bad the unresolved passion is complicating matters. Worse, the problems that pulled them apart are back, too!

Sure, he seems to be handling their relationship differently. But with all that's gone on between them, can Riley really believe he's changed his run-when-things-get-tough habits? Some impressive proof is certainly required. And when Jackson delivers exactly that…well, Riley might have to say yes!


The Diamond Secret

Love Inspired Suspense
August 2012

He's a pirate, an adventurer—and Esther Carlisle has just let him into her New Orleans antiques shop. Cullen Murphy claims he knew Esther's late father…and that her wild-dreaming daddy discovered the true location of the legendary chocolate diamond. Esther knows she should show the handsome treasure hunter the door. And she will. In a minute. Everything changes when gun-wielding thugs barge in and start shooting. Esther may not trust Cullen, yet staying at his side is the only way for her to find the diamond first—and stay alive.

But some treasures can be found only with the heart….


Sweetheart Reunion

Harlequin Love Inspired
April 2012

The last person Alma Blanchard expects to waltz into her bayou café is Julien LeBlanc.

If seeing him again weren't painful enough, her handsome ex-beau announces that he aims to settle down with her. The boy she broke up with in high school was not the settling-down type! As his courting continues, though, Julien softens her heart with his devotion and faith. But how can she ever forgive him and put aside her fear that he'll break her heart again?

Alma has always believed a happily-ever-after just wasn't meant for her. What will it take for Julien to prove her wrong?


A Southern Reunion

Harlequin SuperRomance
December 2011

The story was for her own good.

No matter how many times Cal Collins repeats this he still regrets breaking Cassandra Brennan's heart. Yet what choice did he have all those years ago? The truth would have destroyed her family.

But Cassie is back in her South Georgia home once more, and Cal is rethinking that decision. From the moment they meet again all those intense feelings reignite and he wants another chance. First, he'll have to win her trust, which means revealing the truth. Then he can prove that a future with him is for her own good now.


The Doctor's Family

Harlequin Love Inspired
September 2011

Family, Clayton Style

Raising four–year–old triplets and an abandoned teenager, single mother Arabella Clayton Michaels has her hands full. She loves everything about her big family in tiny Clayton, Colorado. But when a Denver surgeon arrives with the news that her beloved teenager is his long–lost niece, Arabella worries she'll lose the girl—and much more. Jonathan Turner's harrowing past makes her want to open her heart to him. But will the handsome doctor accept a bigger ready–made family than either dreamed was possible?


Hometown Sweetheart

Harlequin Love Inspired
April 2011

Seven unruly kids have moved next door to Simon Adams's mountain cabin. On a church retreat, these rambunctious rascals and their perky teacher, Shanna White, prove to be too much for one reclusive craftsman to handle. Plus, they're a big reminder of everything Simon lost, especially his chance for marriage and family. All he wants is to be left alone, but soon he's drawn in by the kids' shenanigans—and by Shanna herself. Can a brooding mountain man and a sweet lady live happily ever after?


Body of Evidence

Steeple Hill Love Inspired Suspense
February 2011

When Texas Ranger Anderson Michaels goes undercover at an animal rescue farm in Texas Hill Country, he lands right in owner Jennifer Rodgers's path. Before long, he realizes that tracking down his target—a deadly drug-trafficking ring that was responsible for the murder of his captain—may be easier than winning this jaded woman's trust. Experience has taught Jennifer to keep her distance from adventure seekers. But her life will depend on her ability to push aside her fears—and trust Anderson to keep her safe.

Body of Evidence hit the NY Times bestseller list for Mass Market Paperbacks!


Because of Jane

Because of Jane

Harlequin SuperRomance
January 2011

Jane Harper has landed the job of a lifetime. The supporting team around Lenny Paxton is desperate to get the star quarterback on the gridiron again. If she can convince him where everyone else has failed, this life coach will finally get the recognition she deserves.

But a high-profile case like this isn't without its pitfalls. The biggest being Lenny. He's stubbornly refusing her efforts, and since they're on his turf, he has home-field advantage. Worse, the spark of attraction between them is very distracting. Good thing Jane is as determined to succeed as he is to resist. Her plan is business first, then pleasure…lots and lots of pleasure!


The Soldier's Mission

Steeple Hill Love Inspired Suspense
December 2010

Counseling is more than Laura Walton's job—it's her calling. So when Luke Martinez hangs up abruptly after calling the hotline where she works, Laura won't let it go. She tracks Luke to the Grand Canyon, little knowing she's walking into a heap of trouble. Laura's not the only one tracking Luke, and while she came to help him heal, his other pursuer has murder in mind. Luke thinks he has nothing left to lose until Laura makes him believe—and love—again. Just in time, too, since he'll need all his faith to face this last enemy.


Assignment: Bodyguard

Steeple Hill Love Inspired Suspense
September 2010

Her father will accept only the best for Kit Atkins's protection. So when Kit is threatened, he calls on Shane Warwick, a CHAIM agent. Shane is calm, capable, protective—and way too charming for Kit's peace of mind. Yet despite her protests, Shane refuses to leave her side. As they hide out at a remote Texas ranch, a powerful bond grows between them, even as danger rises. Connections to the mysterious death of Kit's late husband reveal old betrayals. Suddenly, Kit's assigned bodyguard is the only person she can trust.


Risky Reunion

Risky Reunion

Steeple Hill Love Inspired Suspense
Protecting the Witnesses
June 2010

As a novice FBI agent, Jackson McGraw was deeply touched by the young single mother—a murder witness—in his protective custody. When her baby girl was almost killed, Eloise fled—selflessly leaving her child in his care with a note to find her a good Christian home. Now, twenty years later, the mob is obsessed with retaliation against the woman whose testimony imprisoned their late don. Jackson is determined to track Eloise down to protect her—and reclaim two decades' worth of love.


The Carpenter's Wife and Heart of Stone

The Carpenter's Wife and Heart of Stone

Steeple Hill Love Inspired
June 2010

Stories of faithful love from Lenora Worth

The Carpenter's Wife
Tearoom owner Ana Hanson enjoys independence—until she's put in charge of her nieces. When local preacher and carpenter Rock Dempsey offers to help, she can't refuse. Ana can depend on Rock…but can she learn to love him?

Heart of Stone
Work is widowed mother Tara Parnell's refuge. And with a major real-estate venture in the works, she won't let competitor Stanton "Stone" Dempsey get in her way! Yet the more their paths cross, the more they realize that despite their opposing sides in business, they might be matched for happily ever after.


Hometown Princess

Hometown Princess

Steeple Hill Love Inspired
May 2010

All Cari Duncan has ever wanted is family. Yet her late father chose his new young wife's children over Cari. Surprised—and hopeful—when he bequeaths her the old house she grew up in, Cari moves to Knotwood Mountain, Georgia. But she and her stepmother clash the minute she arrives. How can Cari make a fresh start in the small town? The handsome businessman next door, who happens to be the most eligible bachelor, claims to know exactly how. But following Rick Adams's time-tested advice means opening her heart…to faith, family and her very own Prince Charming!


The Perfect Gift

The Perfect Gift

Steeple Hill Love Inspired
October 2009

"Daddy, can we keep her?"

So asks widowed rancher Rory Branagan's six-year-old when they find a pretty stranger sleeping on their sofa. Disoriented after a car accident, Goldie Rios is definitely not staying. It might be Rory's job to rescue wildlife like armadillos and alligators, but damsels in distress are another story. Yet when Goldie's family heirloom locket goes missing, the Branagans spend the holiday season helping her search for it on the farm. And in the process they all find the perfect gift: a family that feels just right.


Gift of Wonder

Gift of Wonder

Steeple Hill Love Inspired
August 2009

A church full of guests--

But where was Alice Bryson's Fiance? He was hightailing it out of the Louisiana bayou, with Alice's heart and the townspeople's trust. So how could she believe in another handsome stranger who vows to rebuild their hurricane-battered community? Yet developer Jonah Sheridan promises to do just that. His motive: a secret about his infamous biological family, folks Jonah never knew. As a reporter, Alice is determined to uncover it. Until Jonah risks everything by opening up ... the first of many gifts of wonder in store for Alice, Jonah and their beloved bayou.


Code of Honor

Code of Honor

Steeple Hill Love Inspired Suspense
Secret Agent Series #3
April 2009

Mission of Mercy

Get in, save the girl and get back out. That was CHAIM agent Brice Whelan's mission. But saving missionary/nurse Selena Carter might be more difficult than expected. Selena's run-in with a drug cartel put the people in her care in danger. Yet the danger doesn't end when Brice brings her home. The counterfeit drugs have entered Georgia, and this time Selena isn't about to run away. Brice's mission hasn't changed; he still needs to keep her safe. And that means staying by her side--whether she wants him there or not.


Heart of the Night

Heart of the Night

Steeple Hill Love Inspired Suspense
Secret Agent Series #2
January 2009

Secret agent Eli Trudeau grieved the loss of his wife and baby. Then he discovers his son is alive—and living with an adoptive mother, Gena Malone. Despite the secrets and lies, Eli can't deny the truth: Gena loves the boy. Yet Eli grew up without a father and won't do that to his own child. When someone dangerous comes after them, Eli takes Gena and his son deep into hiding. As he grows closer to them, he discovers that he's more than just a maverick operative. After his dark, troubled past, he's finally found faith and family. And he'll do anything to protect both.


Lone Star Secret

Lone Star Secret

Steeple Hill Love Inspired
Homecoming Heroes
August 2008

David Ryland's final mission is to fly a Middle Eastern orphan to Texas for lifesaving surgery. Yet, the secret awaiting the brave pilot at home requires courage of a new kind. The father David never knew suddenly has a name. A late war hero confessed his parentage in a deathbed letter—a letter that beautiful charity worker Anna Terenkov knows all about. If David can open his heart to the truth, will he also find room there for Anna?


A Face in the Shadows

A Face in the Shadows

Steeple Hill Love Inspired Suspense
Reunion Revelations
May 2008

Did he kill Josie Skerritt?

Everyone—including the police—suspected Parker Buchanan of the ten-year-old murder. But Kate Brooks knew the brooding loner couldn't have done it. He was her young son's hero, and Kate had fallen hard for the reclusive author. Town gossips demanded Parker explain the incriminating evidence police found with his initials on it. But Parker couldn't. Kate knew proving his innocence would take all their faith—and fast thinking—combined. Because the real killer was setting them up for a double murder—their own.


Something Beautiful and Lacey's Retreat: Reissue

Something Beautiful and Lacey's Retreat: Reissue

Steeple Hill Love Inspired Classics
April 2008

Something Beautiful

She was the kind of woman who could make Lucas Dorsette change his wild ways. But Willa O'Connor had a life-threatening secret and trust wasn't easy. She needed something more— and Lucas hoped his love was the answer to her prayers.

Lacey's Retreat

Running, bleeding and desperate, Gavin Prescott found sanctuary in a New Orleans church and hope in Lacey Dorsette York. Lacey was willing to risk everything, but was Gavin's love a path to danger...or to God's plan.


Mountain Sanctuary

Mountain Sanctuary

Steeple Hill Love Inspired
March 2008

A Fresh Start. Sometimes Stella Forsythe's shaky faith held her back and made her doubt herself...and second chances. Stella ran a B&B in rural Arkansas. That and raising her precious son alone kept her busy. She wasn't looking for romance--then a stranger came to town. The rustic inn was the perfect getaway for world-weary cop Adam Callahan. And when he discovered its beautiful owner in distress, he offered his services as Good Samaritan. Everyone needed a helping hand. With a little prayer he hoped they could find solace in their budding love and realize the sanctuary of God's loving arms.


Deadly Texas Rose

Steeple Hill Love Inspired Suspense
January 2008

A thug attempted to abduct Julia Daniels at gunpoint in broad daylight. In the very diner where the waitress worked--and across from the sheriff's office. Which meant that whoever was after the widowed mother would stop at nothing. Including shooting a police officer. The handsome deputy sheriff who'd taken a bullet for Julia and saved her life vowed to protect her and her traumatized daughter. First, though, Eric Butler needed the truth about why she'd sought refuge in Wildflower, Texas. But how could Julia tell him when it meant putting all their lives in grave danger?

Deadly Texas Rose


Secret Agent Minister

Secret Agent Minister

Steeple Hill Love Inspired Suspense
Secret Agent Series #1
September 2007

The minister of Lydia Cantrell's dreams had another calling. As his secretary, she knew the church members adored him. But she was shocked to discover Pastor Malone's past as a Christian secret agent. Her shock turned to disbelief when he revealed he'd made some enemies -- and that he and Lydia were in danger.

As the kind, gentle pastor started leading her around corners and through dark alleys, Lydia wondered how she'd get through this. Sure, the stakes were high -- and then there was the fact that she was head over heels in love with her secret agent minister.


Fatal Image

Fatal Image

Steeple Hill Love Inspired Suspense
Secrets of Stoneley
January 2007

From the desk of Bianca Blanchard

Everything I was raised to believe has been a lie! The photo Leo Santiago gave me of our mothers together--dated a week after my mother's death--and my father's evasions set my legal mind racing, so I hired a detective to investigate my mother's long-ago accident. Turns out she's alive! I've been so thankful for Leo, who has been incredibly supportive. He works for my father, so catering to the boss's daughter is part of his job, but the looks this handsome man gives me make me think there's more to our relationship than business.


Christmas Homecoming

Christmas Homecoming

Steeple Hill Love Inspired
Davis Landing
December 2006

The Gossip Guru

hears wealthy newspaper tycoon Wallace Hamilton may finally be released from the hospital, after recurring visits following his bone-marrow transplant.

But the juiciest Hamilton news is that Jeremy--who is not Wallace's son--has been in contact with his family again…and he might rejoin Hamilton Media. A certain lovely single mom has been spotted doing holiday volunteer work with the former business tycoon. Perhaps the charms and strong spiritual life of Gabi Valencia helped create this Christmas homecoming for Jeremy.


Once Upon a Christmas: Reissue

Once Upon a Christmas: Reissue

Steeple Hill Christmas 2-in-1
November 2006

'Twas the Week Before Christmas by Lenora Worth

Upon arrival at her grandmother's Louisiana plantation for the holidays, socialite Elise Melancon is confronted with a shocking request--her grandmother wants her to "reform" a handsome man so he can date another woman! Perhaps Elise will discover that life's greatest gifts don't always come in a box.


One Golden Christmas: Reissue

One Golden Christmas: Reissue

Love Inspired Christmas Classic
November 2006

A world-weary and commitment-phobic heroine and a widowed hero find their faith in God and learn that love can happen twice in a lifetime.

"Lenora Worth's ONE GOLDEN CHRISTMAS is another jewel shining like the brightest star atop the Christmas tree."

~ (4 1/2 star) Romantic Times, December 2000


Once in a Blue Moon

Once in a Blue Moon

Harlequin NEXT
October 2006

Who said life is a beach?

Certainly not Lola Nelson. Her neighbors might be fooled by her not-a-hair-out-of-place appearance.

But alone in bed at night, Lola believes she's lost all the passion in her life since her husband's death. Hoping to rekindle a sense of purpose, Lola resurrects a childhood dream and buys a blue beach house. And then drags three of her fun-loving, margarita-sipping friends out to Gulf Shores, Alabama, for some gossip and good times.

But even a day at the beach can be disrupted by real life. As Lola's friends discover the missing spark in their relationships, Lola develops feelings for her handsome new neighbor. At his hands, Lola discovers the true meaning of passion. And she finally begins to see that life may not always be a day at the beach--sometimes it's paradise....


Ben's Bundle of Joy & When Love Came to Town: Reissue

Ben's Bundle of Joy & When Love Came to Town: Reissue

Love Inspired Classics
July 2006

Ben's Bundle of Joy

When small-town minister Ben Hunter discovered a baby abandoned in his church, he needed help desperately. He found it in beautiful day-care worker Sara Conroy. And the caring heart she showed this helpless child made him wonder if three perfect strangers could somehow become a family.

When Love Came to Town

Rugged handyman Mick Love was the answer to Lorna Dorsette's prayers. He'd come to the Louisiana bayou country to rebuild her family's storm-ravaged plantation. And it seemed to cause another storm -- in her innocent young heart.


A Perfect Love

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A Perfect Love

Steeple Hill Love Inspired
Texas Hearts #2
December 2005

Down to Her Last Straw

When city gal Summer Maxwell came to visit her family's Texas small town, her car broke down nine miles from her destination. World-weary and lagging in her faith, Summer didn't think things could get worse . . . until a handsome stranger came to her rescue and opened her eyes to the joy she'd long been missing.

Landscaper Mack Riley's heart ached to see someone as caring and beautiful as Summer so confused about her life. He wanted to admit his growing feelings for her. But would she trust him after a secret from his past came back to haunt him -- or would their love pass every possible test?


Wedding at Wildwood: Reissue

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Wedding at Wildwood: Reissue

Ever After Love Inspired Collection
November 2005

Isabel Landry grew up resenting the excessive wealth of her neighbors so after college she set out to make a name for herself as a photographer. But due to a promise she made to her grandmother, Isabel finds herself back in her hometown. Upon her return, she is forced to come to terms with her past and deal with the intolerance that had forced her to abandon dreams of being with the man she has always loved.

"Lenora Worth orchestrates ...romance in her classical, emotionally rich style."

(4 stars) Romantic Times, February 1999


Echoes of Danger

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Echoes of Danger

Steeple Hill Women's Fiction
October 2005

What could Dana do to safeguard herself and everything she loved? Mysterious Irish businessman "Bren" offered her a wealth of possibilities, protection and love. Was he the best of Good Samaritans...or a foe with dangerous secrets?


A Certain Hope

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A Certain Hope

Steeple Hill Love Inspired
Texas Hearts #1
August 2005

The road to redemption

When tragedy loomed near, April Maxwell left life in a big city and came home to tend to her father. Her faith and belief in happy endings all but destroyed, April threw herself into working her father's ranch. But as she struggled with this new life, she found herself headlong in a romantic attachment she never thought possible. Rancher Reed Garrison resented April's leaving Texas so long ago, but he loved her still. Now Reed wanted her to suceed, to recapture her joy and love of God. He hoped the tender feelings between them would grow - and that this time, April would be willing to put down roots ... with him.


His Brother's Wife: Reissue

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His Brother's Wife: Reissue

Ever After Love Inspired Collection
August 2005

"Lenora Worth creates another gem--a great, easy, entertaining read for everyone, inspirational or not."

(4 1/2 stars) Romantic Times, December 1999


After the Storm: Reissue

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After the Storm: Reissue

Steeple Hill Reader's Choice
March 2005

In the beautiful North Georgia mountains, blue spruce reach up to heaven. A sense of healing and communion draws Alisha Emerson there. She hopes that, her unborn child can grow up in the promising new world she's begun for them both in the village of Dover Mountain. Then her labor begins unexpectedly, and only with the help of a stranger -- entrepreneur Jared Murdock -- is her son delivered safely.

But is Dover Mountain really the sylvan sanctuary of Alisha's daydreams? For although Alisha and Jared appreciate the love of God and neighbor that village life embodies, Dover Mountain incorporates darker elements, as well. Elements such as unwanted pregnancy, drug abuse, violence and blackmail. Together, Alisha and Jared must brave the storm and seek the rainbow that follows, in this captivating story of love, loss and faith regained.


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A Tender Touch

Steeple Hill Love Inspired
Sunset Island Series #3
September 2004

A Surprise On Sunset Island

Policeman Clay Dempsey was good at his job. But after his beloved K-9 partner, Samson, was injured in the line of duty, they both needed a break. That was why Clay had come to Sunset Island. The last thing he was looking for was a beauiful veterinarian in his life - one with hair dark as night and a gentle touch.

But there she was. Not only could Dr. Fredica Hayes rehabilitate Samson, but she and her adorable son were doing some healing of his own heart. Surprisingly, most of all to himself, Clay realized that Samson might not be the only one to need this woman's tender touch....


After the Storm

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After the Storm

Steeple Hill Women's Fiction
May 2004

In the beautiful North Georgia mountains, blue spruce reach up to heaven. A sense of healing and communion draws Alisha Emerson there. She hopes that, her unborn child can grow up in the promising new world she's begun for them both in the village of Dover Mountain. Then her labor begins unexpectedly, and only with the help of a stranger -- entrepreneur Jared Murdock -- is her son delivered safely.

But is Dover Mountain really the sylvan sanctuary of Alisha's daydreams? For although Alisha and Jared appreciate the love of God and neighbor that village life embodies, Dover Mountain incorporates darker elements, as well. Elements such as unwanted pregnancy, drug abuse, violence and blackmail. Together, Alisha and Jared must brave the storm and seek the rainbow that follows, in this captivating story of love, loss and faith regained.


Heart of Stone

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Heart of Stone

Steeple Hill Love Inspired
Sunset Island Series #2
November 2003

Wills of Iron

No one knew more about heartbreak than Tara Parnell. Widowed and struggling to make ends meet, she was determined to overcome her obstacles with faith and business savvy. The last hurdle was her attraction to handsome businessman Stone Dempsey, the man who seemed determined to ruin all her plans . . .

For once, Stone felt something when he met Tara. Her sparkling eyes and shyness warmed him, but her stubbornness intrigued him even more. Finally, he'd found a kindred spirit and a reason to believe again. Stone wanted her in his life, but this would take some convincing. If he searched his heart, would he help Tara see that together they were a dream come true?


The Carpenter's Wife

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The Carpenter's Wife

Steeple Hill Love Inspired
Sunset Island Series #1
June 2003

Solid as a Rock . . .

No one wanted roots more than Rock Dempsey, who worked as a minister and a carpenter in his small community. He dreamed of meeting a woman whose feet were firmly planted on the ground, a companion to share everything with. Sometimes this dream seemed too far from reality. But then he met Ana Hanson.

Tearoom owner Ana Hanson felt she worked harder than most. Nothing ever came easy and, to make matters worse, she'd never had luck in the romance department. It was difficult to believe in faith . . . until she met Rock Dempsey, who was there in her time of need. Who would have thought that what she needed . . . was him?

Sunset Island -- where love, family and faith bring the Dempsey sons home again . . .


Lacey's Retreat

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Lacey's Retreat

Steeple Hill Love Inspired
In the Garden Series #3
September 2002

The Road to Salvation . . .

Gavin Prescott hadn't had time to blink before he ran into the quaint New Orleans church, clutching a knife wound. There, he saw the answer to his prayers, lost in a world of hurt. Lacey Dorsette York had been minding her own business, asking God for a peace Gavin only dreamed about. Lacey caught Gavin in her arms, took him under her wing -- and into her loving heart. He knew this beautiful woman had appeared in his life for a reason, but did God want him to lead her into dangerous territory . . or show her the path to true love and their very own happily-ever-after?


Something Beautiful

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Something Beautiful

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In the Garden Series #2
April 2002

Women had been Lucas Dorsette's passion, but one glance at Willa O'Connor, and he knew he would give anything to love and protect her. Yet she was keeping a secret from him, a secret he was afraid she might lose her life to. . . . There had been many disappointments in Willa's life. But there was something about Lucas's mischievous grin and warm eyes that made Willa want to trust her secrets - and her heart - to him.


When Love Came to Town

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When Love Came to Town

Steeple Hill Love Inspired
In the Garden Series #1
July 2001

As far as Mick Love was concerned, the tornado that had devastated tiny Jardin, Louisiana, had nothing on the tempestuous, wildly beautiful Lorna Dorsette. Mick had come all the way from Mississippi to help restore her aunt's ruined plantation - not for a whirlwind romance with a fiery, Bible-quoting blue blood who had more secrets than the murky bayou.


One Golden Christmas

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One Golden Christmas

Steeple Hill Love Inspired
December 2000

A world-weary and commitment-phobic heroine and a widowed hero find their faith in God and learn that love can happen twice in a lifetime.

"Lenora Worth's ONE GOLDEN CHRISTMAS is another jewel shining like the brightest star atop the Christmas tree."

~ (4 1/2 star) Romantic Times, December 2000


The Reluctant Hero

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The Reluctant Hero

Steeple Hill Love Inspired
July 2000

Reporter Stephanie Maguire had found herself in a dangerous situation, when rugged Derek Kane rushed in to the rescue. But no sooner had he brought her to safety than he fled the scene, leaving the lovely reporter’s nose twitching for information about her hero.

Derek wanted to keep Stephanie safe— from him and his past. He was nobody’s hero. The time he spent doing good deeds for others was to pay for his mistakes. But little did Derek know that his steady faith and warm heart had already hooked Stephanie, and she wasn’t about to give up on his story—or his love....

"Lenora Worth delivers a great story with strong, believable characters. Combine an intense romance with solid faith and you have A RELUCTANT HERO. I highly recommend it."

~ Inspirational Romance Page


Ben's Bundle of Joy

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Ben's Bundle of Joy

Steeple Hill Love Inspired
April 2000

When small-town minister Ben Hunter discovered a baby abandoned in his church, he needed help desperately. He found it in beautiful day-care worker Sara Conroy. And the caring heart she showed this helpless child made him wonder if three perfect strangers could somehow become a family.


His Brother's Wife

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His Brother's Wife

Ever After Love Inspired Collection
November 1999

"Lenora Worth creates another gem--a great, easy, entertaining read for everyone, inspirational or not."

~ (4 1/2 stars) Romantic Times, December 1999


Wedding at Wildwood

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Wedding at Wildwood

Steeple Hill Love Inspired
January 1999

Isabel Landry grew up resenting the excessive wealth of her neighbors so after college she set out to make a name for herself as a photographer. But due to a promise she made to her grandmother, Isabel finds herself back in her hometown. Upon her return, she is forced to come to terms with her past and deal with the intolerance that had forced her to abandon dreams of being with the man she has always loved.

"Lenora Worth orchestrates ...romance in her classical, emotionally rich style."

~ (4 stars) Romantic Times, February 1999


I'll Be Home for Christmas

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I'll Be Home for Christmas

Steeple Hill Love Inspired
December 1998

When jaded oil tycoon Nick Rudolph discovers a homeless Myla Howell and her two children on a cold winter night, even this self-proclaimed nonbeliever knows that this is no way to spend Christmas. So he takes the brood under his wing--and the ragamuffin family miraculously captures his secretly lonely heart. Neither he nor Myla can deny there is an attraction, but both have too much pride to admit they need one another. Will God's loving grace show them that "together" they'd always be home for Christmas?

"......will warm the cockles of every reader's heart."

~ (4 stars) Romantic Times, December 1998


Logan's Child

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Logan's Child

Steeple Hill Love Inspired
April 1998

After inheriting her late father's ranch, Trixie Dunaway reunites with her true love, Logan Maxwell. Trixie can't deny that her heart still belongs to Logan--or that she feels a powerful connection to his young, son Caleb, who reminds her of her own lost boy. But she still carries the burden of giving up their baby without Logan's knowledge. When she learns the shocking, unbelievable truth about Logan's child, a heartbroken Trixie prays for God's wisdom in reconciling the past.

"Ms. Worth puts a unique spin on the secret baby theme to make this wonderful love story positively shine."

~ (4 1/2 stars Top Pick) Romantic Times, May 1998


The Wedding Quilt

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The Wedding Quilt

Steeple Hill Love Inspired
November 1997

The handmade quilt had been stored with care--along with Rosemary's cherished dreams. The wedding had been called off and Rosemary had vowed she'd never marry. Then Kirk Lawrence arrived, hired to renovate the historic town church. He wondered about the quilt she treasured and why no man had made her his wife. Could he mend Rosemary's heart and rescue her lost dreams?

"Talented new writer Lenora Worth combines heart-stealing characters and a tragic secret to make this page turner worth every reader's while."

~ (4 stars) Romantic Times, December 1997


Once Upon a Christmas

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Once Upon a Christmas

Steeple Hill Christmas 2-in-1
December 2005

'Twas the Week Before Christmas by Lenora Worth

Upon arrival at her grandmother's Louisiana plantation for the holidays, socialite Elise Melancon is confronted with a shocking request--her grandmother wants her to "reform" a handsome man so he can date another woman! Perhaps Elise will discover that life's greatest gifts don't always come in a box.


Blessed Bouquets

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Blessed Bouquets

Love Inspired Anthology
June 2005

The Dream Man by Lenora Worth


Ever After

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Ever After

Love Inspired Anthology
August 2003

The Wedding Quilt by Lenora Worth

The handmade quilt had been stored with care--along with Rosemary Brinson's cherished dreams. The wedding was called off and Rosemary vowed she'd never marry.

Then Kirk Lawrence arrived, hired to renovate the historic town church. The rugged steeplejack had always avoided serious ties, but Rosemary's tender smile touched his very soul. He wondered about the quilt she treasured and why no man had made her his wife.

Kirk knew that by summer's end, he would restore the old church to its former glory. But could he mend Rosemary's heart--and rescue her lost dreams?


Blessings in Disguise

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Blessings in Disguise

Love Inspired Anthology
May 2003

Logan's Child by Lenora Worth

Debutante Trixie Dunaway had it all. She was the darling of Dallas, but her youthful infatuation with Logan Maxwell had torn her apart. She'd been forced to abandon the man she loved -- and her precious baby -- forever. Now, years later, Logan stood before her, a darling child at his side. Was God giving them a second chance?


Easter Blessings

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Easter Blessings

Steeple Hill Easter 2-in-1
March 2003

The Lily Field by Lenora Worth

World-weary Mariel Evans comes home to soak up the simple life, never expecting to fall in love with Heath Whitaker, a man of strong faith -- or to come to believe that God watches over her, each and every day. But can Mariel let go of her fears and take a chance on love . . . ?


The Three Gifts

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The Three Gifts

Love Inspired Anthology
October 2002

I'll Be Home for Christmas by Lenora Worth

When jaded oil tycoon Nick Rudolph discovers a homeless Myla Howell and her two children on a cold winter night, even this self-proclaimed nonbeliever knows that this is no way to spend Christmas. So he takes the brood under his wing--and the ragamuffin family miraculously captures his secretly lonely heart. Neither he nor Myla can deny there is an attraction, but both have too much pride to admit they need one another. Will God's loving grace show them that "together" they'd always be home for Christmas?

"......will warm the cockles of every reader's heart."

~ (4 stars) Romantic Times, December 1998


Home Again

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Home Again

Love Spell
April 1997

Jody Calhoun and Chase Spence were at odds even before they met. She was an antiques lover who wanted to restore the Victorian mansion known as Spence House to its former glory. He was a wealthy developer who was about to tear it down. But when Jody put herself in front of the wrecking ball, she never dreamed she'd be sent back in time, on a mission to right a wrong for a restless ghost--or that the infuriating Chase would soon be right by her side.


Carly's Song

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Carly's Song

Love Spell
January 1996

Moving to New Orleans to escape her past, Carly Richards is unwilling to complicate matters by falling in love with musician Sam Canfield, who is overcome by his feelings and finds help from an elusive angel.


Dance of the Butterfly

Avalon Romance
December 1995

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River's Call

Avalon Romance
April 1993

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