Striker ends up meeting Frances when he comes in for a tattoo consultation. After getting his tattoo done, they end up hooking up in the tattoo chair since they are the only ones at the shop and are caught by Dante when he comes in. They have one of their famous fights, and Frances is gone in a second. Once they calm down, they realize how badly they frightened Frances and want to apologize to him, so they go to his apartment and do just that. Frances is percent geek. He collects postcards, which is what he was doing when he stops to help Dante on the side of the road. He plays Dungeons and Dragons and Magic with his other gaymer friends.
He also comes from a small town where he was bullied in school and by his dad until he left to go to college on a scholarship at the age of eighteen. He works with numbers for his day job. I think it was data analyses or something like that. The only downfall to the story is that the names sometimes got mixed up during the story, especially during the first three-way scene between them.
I still thought it was worth five stars. Review edited by : Laura McNellis. Troy Hart is the hottest leading man on daytime television… and he hates it. But the only worse fate I can think of is living through another tabloid scandal by coming out. One massive tabloid scandal. Famous gay sugar babies? Social media darlings? No way. Those guys are drop-dead beautiful, and they run around Los Angeles with the hottest executives and billionaire daddies in town. I mean, seriously, those twinks have their own hashtags! Me, getting with them? It would be the biggest scandal Hollywood has seen in years.
I absolutely cannot fall for them. I cannot fall for their pouty lips, and their delicious laughs, and their beautiful, wild, unforgettable love… Out for Sugar is the second book in the Sugar Mansion series. It can be read alone or as the sequel to Sugar for Two. An MMM romance, it features two sassy sugar babies, one handsome and kindhearted soap opera star, and a wealthy dom with a mysterious past. Out for Sugar is the second book in the Sugar Mansion series by R.
I think if I had read the first book, then I would have been more invested in Elliot, Vincent, and Don. As a result of trying to figure out that special something to give to Don to get the deed, they end up pursuing the hottest leading man on daytime television, Troy Hart, who may or may not be straight. Elliot and Vincent seem to be doing great in their relationship together and with Don.
They still have their other sugar daddies that they see and their other friends. They will do anything to own the mansion that they live in, and they think that if they can obtain Troy and give Don a show that it might be enough to get him to give them the deed. Vincent has had a huge crush on the daytime leading man and gets a little stalkerish in trying to meet the guy by watching the burger joint that he loves to go to. Troy shows up at the mansion to ask out Elliot, and Vincent opens the door.
So now Troy knows that Elliot and Vincent are boyfriends. Troy will have to decide how he wants to deal with the fallout. I liked Troy. As the leading daytime star, Troy has kept his sexual preferences to himself and his costar. The end of the book seemed kind of rushed for me. Once he makes up his mind about what he wants to do, Troy then goes for it. Don is still a mystery, and they still have no idea what they should tempt him with next to get the mansion.
I guess I will have to read the next book to see what shenanigans they come up with next to tempt their sugar daddy. I can keep our love a secret for the sake of the company, just like I can keep the office running without a hitch to make him happy. But with a new hot intern demanding my attention, the line between work and play keeps getting thinner. When a new intern shows up at our door, looking hot as hell and submissive to boot, I know indulging our fantasies is a bad idea. Not even passion, and especially not love. It features secret office relationships, dominant businessmen and submissive interns, and three characters who find a happily-ever-after together.
Like all of the Taught by Two books, it is filled with heart, lots of heat, and a little bit of kink. I loved reading this book also. I love reading books with interoffice relationships that have to be kept hush-hush. The cover and the blurb hooked me, and then I started to read the story. Only then did he realize that Carwell Tower was falling apart at the seams.
His grandfather had been a progressive thinker, and the company had been flourishing, his father, however, was more conservative and took the company in a different direction, catering to bigots and homophobes. It is for those reasons that Warren has never come out of the closet to his father and later when he takes over the company. Krishna, a young post-graduate, Hema and a smuggler, Raja, want to procure the machine for their own reasons.
Terminator 2: Judgment Day . In , Skynet sends a shape-shifting terminator back to to kill year-old John Connor , while future Connor sends a T Schwarzenegger back to protect his past self and prevent a nuclear holocaust. Peter Hewitt. Godzilla vs. King Ghidorah. Terrorists from the year seek to destroy Japan and prevent it from becoming an economic superpower.
They travel to and replace Godzilla with three genetically-engineered creatures, which become the monster, King Ghidorah. Ash Bruce Campbell , a supermarket employee, is sent back in time by a specific book to the 14th century to fight an undead army. In a future where time travel has been invented, the rich snatch people from history a moment before their death in order to use the bodies as hosts for their own minds after death.
Ben Wilson and daughter, Hillary, are visited by a strange group of travelers looking for lodging. The travelers are from the future, intending to witness an impending catastrophe. Moore , and was released on video as Grand Tour: Disaster in Time. Stan Ferguson. When year-old A. The turtles go back in time to feudal Japan to retrieve their kidnapped friend, April. A 12th-century knight and his servant are mistakenly transported to the 20th century and find themselves adrift in modern society.
Philadelphia Experiment II. Stephen Cornwell. A disastrous experiment in sends a stealth aircraft through a time portal into Germany. A sailor is pulled into the portal at the same time, and finds himself in a version of where the Nazis won World War II. Barry Thomas is an average office worker who witnesses the murder of a woman that he is attracted to. In the next few days, he realizes that the world is trapped in a time loop , with himself the only one aware of it.
Barry must prevent the murder and stop the time loop, or be caught in time forever. Weatherman Phil Connors Bill Murray is trapped re-living February 2 in Punxsutawney , Pennsylvania, leading him to re-examine his life and priorities. An amateur inventor goes through time with an airplane to stop a villain from changing history for profit. A probe from the year to the year goes wrong, creating a plague-ravaged, alternate timeline whose inhabitants are locked in a constant battle with killer robots. The hero must find a similar time machine in this alternate world and prevent the disaster from ever happening.
Star Trek Generations. Kirk and Jean-Luc Picard, meet through the effects of an energy ribbon. This causes a dilemma for the hero, Max Walker, who has to prevent time-travellers from altering time, but is tempted to do so himself, to prevent his wife's death. James Cole is sent back in time to acquire an unmutated form of a virus that has nearly wiped out humanity. A selfish teenager is forced to relive the same Christmas every day until he comes to understand the true meaning of the holiday season.
The Doctor , in his eighth incarnation, has a showdown with the Master at the turn of the millennium, December 31, Star Trek: First Contact. The USS Enterprise follows the Borg back in time to stop them from altering history and preventing Earth's first warp flight and first contact with the Vulcans. Louis Morneau. An FBI agent repeatedly travels back in time to prevent a crime. The situation worsens each time around, until she decides to let things play out.
A US submarine runs into a time rift and a special unit goes on a mission to see what's on the other side. They find themselves in an alternate dystopian America, now a one-man dictatorship and decide to help the rebels. Lola has to acquire , Deutsche Mark to save her boyfriend from the mob. The film follows one attempt after another to raise the money, each failure resetting time and restarting her run through the streets of Berlin. Stephen Hopkins. In , a family undertakes a voyage to a nearby star system to begin large-scale emigration from a soon-to-be uninhabitable Earth, but are thrown off course by a saboteur and must try to find their way home.
Rebirth of Mothra III. Okihiro Yoneda. Mothra travels back to the Cretaceous period to defeat the evil space monster, King Ghidorah , while he is younger and weaker. It transports her from back to the same place in other years, depending on the order of buttons pushed.
In , she meets Victoria Walker, a girl her own age in need of assistance with her own family problems. Together, Susan, Victoria, and her young brother, Robert, succeed in changing both the past and the future. Evil is back and invents a time machine that allows him to go back to , so he can steal Austin Powers' mojo. A jump back in time of 13 seconds is all the time lead actor, Jason Nesmith Tim Allen , needs to save his crew from being killed. The Time Shifters. Mario Philip Azzopardi. A reporter notices that the same faces keep appearing in photographs of 20th century disasters.
Deducing that they are time travellers, he tries to save the history he knows. Peter Kris Lemche wins a trip to a Medieval park. As Peter and his friends tour the castle, Lord Drakin casts a spell and sends the Peter and his friends back to where they have to stop Lord Drakin from taking the castle. The English pop group, S Club 7 and are transported to a desert town in the year that is under the control of a gang with a corrupted sheriff as an ally. The group learns about the fate of a local chef at a diner and tries to prevent bad things despite threats against them from both the sheriff and the gang.
A TV movie about a young woman who, during her family's Passover Seder, finds herself transported back to Poland in and sent to a death camp. An accidental cross-time radio link connects father and son across 30 years. The son tries to save his father's life, but then must fix the consequences. Happy Accidents. A New York woman with a string of failed relationships meets a time traveler from the year Two people separated in time are somehow able to talk to each other using an amateur radio.
The people in question are two students in the same school, one in , the other in A year-old image consultant Bruce Willis finds himself being visited by his year-old self.
A middle-aged man stumbles across an antique watch that transports him to He falls in love, and decides to stay. He breaks the watch, then sees the situation in a new light as complications occur. Two protagonists live in a lake house two years apart in time, but are able to communicate through a mysterious post box. This movie inspired the American film, The Lake House. After falling into a theme park's fetid moat, a custodian Martin Lawrence crawls out into fourteenth century England. A teenager unknowingly re-lives October and is forced by a man in a demonic bunny suit to commit crimes in order to re-set the timeline.
A medieval knight and his serf travel to 21st century Chicago, meeting the knight's descendant. But they must travel back to their time to ensure her birth.
Remake of the French movie Les Visiteurs. The film focuses on Celebi who travels to the future with a Young Professor Oak while being chased by a hunter. Halloweentown II: Kalabar's Revenge. TV film: In this Disney Channel movie, Marnie Piper travels through time in Halloweentown to find a spell book that will help her counteract the evil spell placed on Halloweentown. To return to present time, both Marnie and Luke travel through a time tunnel on a broomstick. Si-myung Lee. The human race is on the edge of annihilation after decades of war with an alien force.
In an outpost in Tibet, mankind's last hope of survival is a time travel device. In this remake of the s version of the film, directed by H. Wells ' great-grandson, Dr. Alexander Hartdegen travels to the future hoping to find a time where they have learned how to change the past. In the year ,, he becomes involved in a struggle between surface-dwelling Eloi and the underground-dwelling Morlocks. A Bible professor from comes forward in time to the present via a time machine and cannot believe the things that he sees. Austin Powers in Goldmember. A group of strangers mysteriously awakens in a giant cubic structure in which each room warps space-time in a different way.
In Israel, a student in archaeology is seeking a video camera hidden years ago by a mysterious time traveler.
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Hermione Granger receives a Time-Turner from Professor McGonagall , so she can attend more classes than time would normally allow. Two friends build a time machine that allows them to create multiple, co-existing timelines. The effects and consequences of these interacting timelines, change the personalities of the characters and ruin their friendship.
The Butterfly Effect. Mackye Gruber. A college psychology student Ashton Kutcher learns that, by reading his childhood journals, he can temporarily travel to the past and inhabit his younger body. By changing his past behaviours, he changes his current life, with unforeseen consequences. Distraught over his girlfriend's drug addiction, small-time dope peddler, Art Jay Baruchel , uses a time machine to journey into the past in a desperate gamble to change her future.
An amnesiac, Persian Gulf War veteran Adrien Brody is subjected to an experimental treatment which moves him forward 15 years. A Sound of Thunder. For an extraordinary price, Time Safaris, Inc. The plot is based loosely on the short story by Ray Bradbury , with the butterfly effect portrayed as much more pronounced. Summer Time Machine Blues. Five college boys in a sci-fi club break their air-conditioner's remote control. In the sweltering clubhouse, a time machine appears and they go back in time to retrieve a functioning controller, but this causes complications.
A slasher film in which a group of present-day teenagers are sent back to , and discover a summer camp which is stuck reliving the day a demented killer went on a rampage. A time-travel romance where two people living in the same house at a lake, at different times, are able to exchange letters through its mailbox and fall in love. Adam Sandler is given a remote that lets him fast forward, pause, and rewind his life.
Denzel Washington is an ATF agent investigating a terrorist act, who is invited to assist in a government time-travel surveillance project. In a remake of Christmas Every Day , a father has to repeat Christmas Day over and over until he realizes how selfish he has become and changes his ways. After finishing the graveyard shift at a convenience store, Claire is murdered in her home only to wake up in the convenience store, and start the cycle over again. An official selection of the Sundance Festival.
Bender's Big Score. Alien scammers discover the code for time travel tattooed on Philip J. Fry 's buttocks, and use it to send Bender back in time to steal priceless artifacts. Young Lewis is taken to the year by his future son, Wilbur, to stop a "Bowler Hat Guy" who has stolen Lewis' memory-scanning machine. A housewife Sandra Bullock discovers that she is living the days around her husband's death in a non-chronological sequence, and attempts to prevent his death.
A high school music student discovers that she can travel forward in time with the help of a mysterious piano piece called "Secret". The Last Day of Summer. Three high-school outcasts use a time machine to save their classmates from embarrassing moments. Their time travel creates a black hole, which could destroy the world. A Disney Channel Original Movie. In a direct-to-video film in the Stargate franchise, Ba'al Cliff Simon changes the timeline so that SG-1 never existed. Three people were unaffected by the change but are unable to do anything until Ba'al and the system lords arrive.
Spock's attempt to prevent a supernova fails, resulting in the destruction of the Romulan homeworld. The captain of a Romulan mining ship blames Spock, and both the Romulans and Spock fall through a black hole to the past, creating an alternate reality. A romantic drama about Nemo Nobody Jared Leto , a year-old man and the last mortal on Earth, who remembers alternate versions of his life and three ages when his life was changed by a decision.
A romantic drama about a Chicago librarian Eric Bana with a gene that causes him to involuntarily time travel, and the complications it creates for his marriage. Based on the Audrey Niffenegger novel.
Three friends attempt to navigate a time-travel conundrum in the middle of a British pub. Anna Faris plays a girl from the future who sets the adventure in motion. A Christmas Carol. Land of the Lost. A disgraced paleontologist, his research assistant, and a macho tour guide find themselves in a strange, alternate world inhabited by dinosaurs, monkey people, and reptilian Sleestaks after they are sucked into a space-time vortex. Christopher Smith. A woman who went on a yacht trip with her friends, jumps to another ship after a mysterious weather condition, and gets caught up in a terrifying time loop.
A young man named Bunty uses a time machine created by his girlfriend's grandfather to meet his own parents before they were married, and help them develop a more loving relationship. The Disappearance of Haruhi Suzumiya. Kyon is the only one who knows that two of his classmates are missing and reality has changed. To restore his life, he gathers several keys to power an alien device and travel back three years. Hot Tub Time Machine. Four friends spend a crazy, drunken night in a hot tub at a ski resort only to travel back in time to They are each presented with an opportunity to alter their futures.
A group of inmates at a rehabilitation facility are forced to repeat the same day over and over again. Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time. Disney 's adaption of the video game of the same name. Prince Dastan Jake Gyllenhaal has to prevent someone from changing history using a special dagger which when fueled with a special "Sand of Time", allows its wielder to experience time differently. Series protagonists Yusei Fudo , Jaden Yuki and Yugi Muto encounter Turbo Duelist Paradox , who is from the future, and who believes the only way to prevent his future from happening is to stop Duel Monsters from existing.
James is a guy from the year who comes back in time with a custom-made watch that is a time machine. He travels back in time to fix his life but fails. Captain Colter Stevens died in a helicopter crash and has been inserted in a computer program Source Code which transfers him to the body of a deceased person for the last eight minutes of his life. He cannot change the past, but he can alter events and change the future to avoid a terrorist attack.
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Kate finds herself reliving Christmas Eve including a blind date with a man named Miles over and over again. She must discover how to break the cycle — should she attempt to win back her ex-boyfriend Jack, or should she pursue Miles, or something else? When a brilliant physicist inadvertently creates a time machine, he goes back 20 years to the party where his girlfriend left him.
Changing the events of that evening have effects that he didn't anticipate. Safety Not Guaranteed. A comedy film inspired by a , classified ad in Backwoods Home Magazine from a person asking for someone to accompany him in time travel. Agent J travels back in time to MIB's early years in the s in order to stop an alien from assassinating his friend, Agent K, and changing history.
Criminal organizations hire contract killers, called Loopers, to kill humans sent to them through time travel. Time travel, love and betrayal in s England. Jealousy, desire and greed surround him, clouding his judgement and sending him spiralling towards madness. Roman architect, Lucius, repeatedly travels to present-day Japan, where he is inspired by modern baths and toilets. Richard Gray director. A group of friends vacationing in the woods discover their own corpses and realize they are trapped in a time loop.
Paul Ziller. James O'Brien. In a dystopian future, citizens without jobs are sent to work camps and never heard from again. Adam Leben is a laid-off factory worker. To save his life, he answers an ad for a medical test experiment, plunging down a rabbit hole of genetic engineering, mind control, and time travel.
Based on the epic poem by Eric Kopatz. A year-old girl discovers that she has inherited her family's time-travel gene. To time-travel safely, she has to cooperate with a secret order of time travelers who have a special task for her in the 17th century. The ghost of a teenager, Lisa Johnson Abigail Breslin who, along with her family, keeps reliving the same day although she is the only one aware of it tries to protect a young girl, Olivia Eleanor Zichy and her family from a dead serial killer, the Pale Man Stephen McHattie , who can possess the living.
I'll Follow You Down. A present-day professor disappears, traveling back in time to visit Albert Einstein. Twelve year later, his college-age son follows him to find out why. As part of an experiment, a man unknowingly travels into the future only to find out that he is going to be framed in a series of killings. In this short film, a young girl travels into the future to find the ancient Ark of the Covenant and prevent it from falling into the hands of an evil army.
On the night of an astronomical anomaly, eight friends at a dinner party experience a troubling chain of reality bending events. Tim's father tells his son that the men in their family have always had the ability to travel through time. Tim makes numerous trips to is past to change his circumstances and those of his friends.
A team of scientists and military personnel travel back in time to the s to change the past and prevent a major terrorist attack on present day New York. A group of time-travel researchers at a deep-sea facility make their first test run 24 hours into the future, only to discover the facility close to destruction.
They escape back to the present but have less than 24 hours to avert the coming tragedy. The time-travelling adventures of an anthropomorphic canine and his adopted human son, as they endeavor to fix a time rift that they created. X-Men: Days of Future Past . The X-Men send Wolverine's consciousness to to prevent a war between the Sentinels and mankind from starting. An officer Tom Cruise finds himself caught in a time loop in a war with an alien race. Michael and Peter Spierig. A temporal agent goes back in time to catch an infamous terrorist known as the "Fizzle Bomber", and meets different versions of himself.
A group of friends discover a machine that can take pictures of things 24 hours into the future and the troubles that this machine causes. Set in the near future, a crew of astronauts travels through a wormhole to find a suitable new planet for humanity, experiencing time dilation on multiple occasions. On one of the most important days of his life, Rob, a high school senior, finds himself in a time loop that is triggered every time he ejaculates.
The Infinite Man. A man's attempts to construct the ultimate romantic weekend backfires when his quest for perfection traps his lover in an infinite loop. A group of teenagers construct a time machine, based on blueprints that the main character's father was developing for the United States military.
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Hot Tub Time Machine 2. The sequel of Hot Tub Time Machine. A physicist who invents a time machine must travel back to the past to uncover the truth about his creation and the woman who is trying to steal it. A scientist in invents a time machine and, to prove its capability, sends it back to However, the machine is discovered by three people who use the machine for reasons of their own.
The first Indian Tamil science fiction movie. Counter Clockwise. Terminator Genisys . When Reese arrives in , he finds a whole new chronology, where Sarah was trained in combat from childhood. They try to figure out how to prevent the nuclear holocaust. When a scientist on a team working on a time travel project successfully travels one hour into the future, he returns with shocking news. Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice.
The Flash travels back in time to warn Bruce Wayne of future apocalyptic events. Tony Elliott. Trapped in a lab and stuck in a time loop, a disoriented couple fends off masked raiders while harboring a new energy source that could save humanity. A scientist named Sethuraman invents a time machine in the form of a watch but his evil twin brother, Athreya, will go to any lengths to get the device for himself. Doctor Strange. Doctor Strange enters the Dark Dimension and uses the Eye of Agamotto to create a time loop around himself and Dormammu. After repeatedly killing Strange to no avail, Dormammu finally gives in to Strange's demand that he leave Earth.
A popular high school senior finds herself reliving the same day over and over. Christopher B. A snobby young woman finds herself murdered at her birthday party. She wakes up the morning of her death, alive, facing the same day over and over again. A naked man is caught in a time loop on the day of his wedding.
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Three friends enter a wormhole and return in time to in Rome, Italy. Stefon Bristol. The film follows the story of an ambitious science prodigy, who uses her prowess and capabilities to create time machines, in order to save her brother from a death in an incident that claimed his life. As she tries to alter the events of the past, she will eventually face the perilous consequences of time travel. Anthony and Joe Russo. To retrieve the Infinity Stones , the Avengers travel back in time using the quantum realm into previous films at their respective time periods: The Avengers , Thor: The Dark World and Guardians of the Galaxy A final battle ensues after Nebula's cybernetic implants interface with those of her counterpart, leading that time's Thanos to attempt to seek and destroy the Avengers and obtain the stones they collected.
Scientist Captain Z-Ro, working in his remote laboratory, safeguards mankind and history from harm. With his time machine, he both views history and sends someone back in time when the past has been altered. A Time Lord called " the Doctor ", an extraterrestrial being , to all appearances human, from the planet Gallifrey explores the universe in a time-travelling space ship called the TARDIS. Accompanied by a number of companions , the Doctor combats a variety of foes while working to save civilisations and help people in need.
It's About Time. Two astronauts accidentally travel to prehistoric Earth. Unable to return, they make friends with cave-people. When they do return, they inadvertently bring some with them, who must learn to get along in the s. In a demonstration, a scientist turns on the experimental time tunnel, where he finds himself on board the R. Another joins him and both are stuck in time. Each week they have a new adventure in history. Richard Carpenter. An 11th-century wizard accidentally travels to England. He makes many humorous mistakes while trying to find his way back home.
John Cooper. Two time-traveling, inter-dimensional agents protect and guard the order of time in this British drama. A member of a league of time travelers, called Voyagers, and a boy travel through time repairing errors in world history. Five cowboys of the s are sent to by a lightning strike. With no way to get back home, they start a detective agency to make a living. A girl travels to the past with the help of a moondial, where she meets two children from earlier centuries and helps them with their unhappy lives.
After 3 million years, Dave Lister leaves stasis as the last human being alive. He is aboard the ship Red Dwarf, in deep space and travelling at nearly the speed of light. Mystery Science Theater In the later seasons, Mike Nelson and his robot co-stars find themselves traveling through time, ending up in places including ancient Rome.
Additionally, throughout the series, movies with time travel as a major theme are shown. Quantum Leap. Sam Beckett becomes stuck in his past during a time-travel experiment and, in his attempts to return to the present time, temporarily takes the place of other people and corrects historical mistakes, thus triggering the next time jump. In his travels, he is aided by a hologram of his friend, Al. Back to the Future: The Animated Series. Goodnight Sweetheart. Laurence Marks and Maurice Gran. An accidental time traveller , Gary Sparrow , leads a double life after discovering a time portal allowing him to travel between s London and wartime London of — But all of that changes when a reckless driver kills both of her parents and seriously injures her younger sister.
With mounting hospital bills adding to the pile of debt her parents left behind, Sadie is left with no choice: She must marry. On his way to interview for a position at a church in the Piney Woods of Texas, Crockett Archer can't believe it when he's forced off the train by an outlaw and presented to the man's daughter as the preacher she requested for her birthday. He's determined to escape - which would be much easier if he could stop thinking about Joanna Robbins and her unexpected request.
For months, Joanna had prayed for a minister. A man to breathe life back into the abandoned church at the heart of her community. A man to assist her in fulfilling a promise to her dying mother. But just when it seems her prayers have been answered, it turns out the parson is there against his will In a terrible accident, Rachel Yoder loses her husband, her son, and her unborn child. Now, Rachel leads a reclusive life with her young daughter. Her soul is troubled, and her eye-sight has mysteriously dimmed. But the discovery of an old postcard, hidden for years, is about to change Rachel's world.
Missionary Julia Foster loves working alongside her parents, but when the family must return to England due to illness, she readily accepts the burden for her parents' financial support. Taking on a job at Highland Hall as governess, she quickly finds that teaching her four ill-mannered charges at a grand estate is more challenging than expected. Twenty-seven-year-old Amish woman Joanna Kurtz has been a bridesmaid plenty of times, but never a bride. And despite having a secret romance with responsible young Amishman Eben Troyer, their relationship can only go so far, because the two are always kept apart.
Will Joanna ever know the joys of marriage? The mistakes of the past haunt Lucy Flaud, who years ago stopped attending the activities for courting-age young people in her hometown of Bird-in-Hand. Now 25 and solidly past the age of Amish courtship, Lucy has given up any hope of marriage, instead focusing her efforts on volunteering in both the Plain and fancy communities of Lancaster County. Yet no matter how hard Lucy strives, she feels uncertain that she'll ever find redemption. The leaves are falling, and there's a chill in the air in Willow Ridge, Missouri, the quaint, quiet Amish town where love, loyalty, and faith in the old ways are about to be put to the test.
Winds of change are blowing through Willow Ridge, and they're bringing a stranger to the Sweet Seasons Bakery. At first, widowed Miriam Lantz has misgivings about Ben Hooley, a handsome but rootless traveling blacksmith. But as she gets to know the kindhearted newcomer, she wonders if his arrival was providential. Joel's recently returned from Iraq and is recuperating, and Shani is just happy to have her family back together.
They can't imagine any trouble with their Amish neighbors, the Lehmans, but things get off to a rocky start when their son accidently hurts Simon, one of the Lehman boys. One minute Joanna Schrock was arguing with her parents, and the next her parents' lives were claimed in a hit-and-run buggy accident. Her body is broken, but her heart is in even deeper pain - after all, how do you cope with your parents' deaths when your last words were spoken in anger?
After an extended stint in a physical rehabilitation center, she reenters her Amish life. But nothing is the same - not even her feelings for Andrew Beiler. Joanna has loved Andrew since the age of Jesus indeed has the power to heal Joanna's body, but it is her soul that blossoms through her friendship with Mary, and as one of Jesus' disciples.
But as word of Jesus' miracles reach Herod's court and the ruler becomes increasingly wary of his fame among the people, intrigue, treachery, and murder cast shadows onto Joanna's new path, changing her life forever. But then she meets Jimmy, fresh from Washington state, and looking for work - and more.
Her family roots here aren't what anyone thought when she first arrived, but she is hopeful that her culinary and hospitality skills will win the skeptics over. The bed-and-breakfast she's operating needs to succeed, so Alexa agrees to allow Briley Forrester, the hotshot reporter from Chicago, to stay as a long-term boarder, not knowing his real motives for being among the Plain folk. As the eldest son, Samuel, farms with his brothers, the irrepressible Jacob and brash Eli, while his longtime girlfriend, Catherine, remains hopeful that Samuel will marry her when he feels financially stable.
Carla Matthews is a single mother struggling to make ends meet and give her daughter Kaleigh a decent upbringing. When Kaleigh's absent father Seth - a famous alpine climber who never wanted to be tied down - begs for a second chance at fatherhood, Carla is hesitant because she doesn't want to pin her hopes on a man who is always seeking another mountain to scale. A man who was never willing to stay put in one place and raise a family. Pioneering inspirational author and perennial best seller Janette Oke is renowned for her touching novels of faith and virtue. In the summer of , Dakota Rawlings, Texas Ranger, is still recuperating from an ambush that nearly killed him.
But Darvi is kidnapped from the train and held hostage, and Dakota must singlehandedly solve the mystery of her disappearance and stage a daring rescue. Abigail Schrock stands happily next to her younger sister as Joanna marries her childhood love. Joanna has been through so much and deserves this happy day, but Abigail can't deny the little thread of jealousy.
She had hopes of having her own wedding soon - that is, until the boy who'd been courting her left her for another girl. A much prettier girl. Can any man love her after she has given her heart, her everything, to another man who so carelessly tossed it aside? Find out. In a poignant tale of North Dakota, Lauraine Snelling - best-selling author of Sophie's Dilemma - explores the silent world of year-old Grace Knutson.
Surrounded by her family's love and the townsfolk's kindness, Grace finds all she could want in Blessing - except for a sweetheart. But when God brings a rich New Yorker into her life, Grace fears a deaf girl won't find acceptance in his privileged world. As love restores Rhoda, a sudden tragedy is the test of faith she never saw coming.
More settled in her heart than ever before, Rhoda Byler feels a newfound confidence living in the Old Order Amish settlement she helped establish in Orchard Bend, Maine. Though it has been almost a year since one brother left, Rhoda is happy to be working alongside the other brother as they tend and nurture the settlement' s orchard. Katrina Stoltzfus thought she had life and love all figured out: She was going to marry John and live happily ever after. Those plans started to crumble when her father moved the family to Stoney Ridge then completely collapsed when John decided to marry someone else.
Finally free to pursue her dreams, Laura Foster is trying hard not to fall in love. She knows that the Reverend Brand McCormick's reputation would be shattered if her former life is discovered. But it's not only Laura's history that threatens to bring Brand down - it's his own. Each year at wintertime, Rebecca Miller mourns the loss of her twin sister, who was killed in a skating accident.
The ragged scar on her left hand is a cruel and constant reminder of the death of her dream. But another dream is about to come to life - an unexpected, horrifying dream that will present Jill with a responsibility she never wanted. And choices she never wanted to make. Riddled with doubt and lingering regrets, will Suzanne and Paul find strength in God to explore a second chance at love?