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Crossroads at the Stream


Copper Creek Series - Book Four

ISBN: (13): 9781492358008 / (10): 1492358002
ASIN: B00FFHOWIY
Published: 2013 Innovative Writing Works
Category: Fiction/Romance/Western/Family Life
Pages: 258
Ebook Price: $2.99
Paperback Price: $10.95

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Synopsis


Caught at a Crossroads Between Truth and Lies...

The promise of new life had taken on special significance with spring's arrival in 1881. After a hectic year full of upheaval, changes abounded in every corner of the small Missouri town of Copper Creek. New buildings, new faces and new romances were transforming the rural community plagued by scandal since rumors of a hidden copper mine became deadly last July. But all that trouble was behind them now. Or so the people of Copper Creek thought until, one balmy morning in March, the stage arrived carrying a passenger with a decidedly disturbing mission.

A man of mystery, Nathan Lawber was determined to keep his motives for coming to Copper Creek as murky as his identity. Tasked with investigating recent intrigues in town, his inquiries prompt him to form an unlikely partnership with Amanda Brown who was bent on carrying out a selfish coup of her own. Obsessed with the Reverend Henry Kohl, Amanda was determined to stop his approaching nuptials to Jane Randolph. But her misguided attempts to sway Henry's affections only managed to draw her deeper into Nathan's dangerous game.

With Amanda serving as a willing pawn, Nathan uncovers a damming secret Jane and Henry swore to conceal for the good of the entire town. But his ensuing gambit to complete his assignment and secure Jane for himself only leads to a difficult crossroads for them all. Faced with revealing the truth or sustaining a well-intentioned lie, they come to see the fate of everyone in Copper Creek hinge on a showdown between the scruples of a devious stranger and the tenacity of a trusted man of God.

Explore the rest of the Copper Creek Series...



Secrets of the Stream - Copper Creek Series - Book 1

The Burden of Secrets Could Cost Her More Than Her Heart...
Jane Randolph’s residence in Copper Creek had not been long enough to know how many secrets were concealed behind its friendly doors or beneath its shimmering namesake. But during the summer of 1880, the arrival of two strangers begins to unravel the mystery of a hidden copper mine that had shrouded the town in legend for decades. Eager to dismiss the news as gossip, Jane’s encounters with the dashing architect, Thomas Mason and the town’s inscrutable new minister, Henry Kohl, begin to make her suspect there may be substance to the rumors. 

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Could a Twist of Fate Heal a Broken Heart?
Ben Kohl rode into Copper Creek amid the aftermath of scandal and disillusionment in the fall of 1880. Michael Randolph’s passing that summer had sparked an epidemic of doubt in Copper Creek that perhaps all was not as wholesome or honest as it seemed. But remedying this perception was not Ben Kohls’s aim. Rather, he intended to seek out the keeper of Michael Randolph’s darkest secret to release an even more shocking truth on the unsuspecting populace.

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Memories by the Stream - Copper Creek Series - Book 3

One Memory That Couldn't Be Forgotten or Forgiven...
The winter of 1880 had closed in on the town of Copper Creek, blanketing the Missouri countryside in a sparkling expanse of white. The stillness of the season afforded Ruth Randolph the opportunity to reflect on the drastic upheaval in her life since her husband's death that summer. Infidelity, intrigue, deception and mistaken identity had all been revealed in the light of truth. Yet, Ruth couldn't have been happier. After a long period of grief, she had finally made peace with the past. But when a letter arrives from her estranged father, Caleb Vance, a grudge left unresolved for more than twenty years forces Ruth to relive the darkest hour of her youth.

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Copper Creek Chronicles - The Complete Copper Creek Series

All Four Original Novels in One Complete Volume...
Discover one family’s transformative journey amid the changes of the late 1800s, as they encounter romance, mystery, faith and loss in their hometown of Copper Creek, Missouri. This four book series unravels the long-kept secrets of a close-knit community to reveal hidden fortunes, greedy desires, estranged relations, unlikely friends and a future filled with hope.

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The Mysterious Miner's Legacy - A Copper Creek Series Prequel

A Tragedy From the Past Threatened Her Hope for The Future...
A prequel to the Copper Creek Series, this novel goes back to the town’s earliest beginnings to tell a tale of struggle and redemption about the “mysterious miner” whose hidden bonanza gave Copper Creek its name, but left his daughter with a heavy burden. As Amy Kent struggles to reclaim what was taken from her, she comes to realize a legacy far more precious than a lost copper mine can be hers for the asking, if she will only dare to love again.

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