Books by Christian author Annette Smith

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Sweet Voices of Angels by Annette SmithSweet Voices of Angels - Available Now from Harvest House

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Annette Smith’s popular story collection, Everyday Angels, is given new wings with a new title and cover.

You can find angels everywhere. Everyday angels that is. They’re ordinary people who, though every bit human, display heavenly qualities like faith and hope, love, and good humor.

This fresh collection of warm and personal stories captures some of these real-life angels in full flight. They all have their own special stories to tell.


The Whispers of Angels by Annette SmithThe Whispers of Angels

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This touching collection of true stories will help you find a heavenly perspective in the midst of everyday experiences. The trials and triumphs of daily life will take on new meaning.

Let these stories brighten your life with flashes of inspiration. Take a few moments to stop and listen, and perhaps you too will hear the sounds of heaven.


More Whispers of Angels by Annette SmithMore Whispers of Angels

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The bond of friendship, the assurance of family, and the joy of simple pleasures are gifts to be treasured.

These encouraging stories, echoing with the rustle of angel wings, will remind you of how much your heavenly Father longs to fill your life with His tender mercies. (This book also released as Stories to Feed Your Soul.)



A Crooked Path by Annette SmithA Crooked Path

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Abandoned by his father when he was a boy, Manny Ortega has made the journey from Mexico to Texas to find work and support his family. Now in his midthirties, Manny works at the Eden Plain cattle ranch for Owen Green, a cranky, prejudiced man who suffers from a chronic illness. Yet over time, Owen and Manny forge a relationship that mirrors a father and son.

But their friendship is strained by the arrival of Owen's daughter, Chaney, as she and Manny fall in love. Their growing relationship reveals Owen's deeply hidden issues involving race and class, while a tragic accident threatens to shatter any hope of reconciliation.

Can the relationship be restored before it's too late and Manny loses yet another father?


A Bigger Life by Annette SmithA Bigger Life - Selected by Library Journal as one of the top five Christian novels of 2007

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Joel Carpenter did not plan for his life to turn out like this. He never meant to be a single dad, working at a hair salon in Eden Plain, Texas. But at twenty-seven, he finds himself juggling custody of his preschool son with Kari, the ex-wife he still loves, and sharing Sunday dinners with a group of other single dads.

Joel regrets the choices that brought him to this place, but it's not until the worst happens that he learns how much he still has to give.

This is a story of love in the midst of heartache, and friendship in the midst of real, everyday life.


Charlotte Leaves the Light On by Annette SmithCharlotte Leaves the Light On - Book 3

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In this final installment of the Coming Home to Ruby Prairie series, Charlotte Carter and the girls of Tanglewood face big changes as many of the girls move on. Pastor Jock makes a shocking discovery that sends him and Charlotte down an unexpected path.

Treasure Evans’ massage therapy clinic is met with suspicion by the residents of Ruby Prairie. But her care of an injured, elderly Lighted Way Church member helps provide the answer to a mystery.

Unsure of her life’s future direction, Charlotte’s life takes an unexpected turn with a surprising outcome. Don’t miss this final chapter in the lives and loves of the delightful folks who call Ruby Prairie home.


A New Day at Tanglewood by Annette SmithA New Day at Tanglewood - Book 2

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The southern charm continues in a second visit to Ruby Prairie. Charlotte Carter fits in like a local. Many of the tenderhearted townsfolk are regulars at Tanglewood, her refuge for troubled girls, stopping by to help out. None are as regular, however as Pastor Jock. His concern for Charlotte keeps the matchmakers of Lighted Way Church buzzing.

Meanwhile, longtime friend Treasure Evens’ colorful style captures the attention of newly arrived resident Jasper Jones. Fifteen-year-old Beth recovers from her misadventures with a motorcycle-riding boyfriend. Join Charlotte and her brood as they find healing and redemption in Ruby Prairie.


A Town Called Ruby Prairie by Annette SmithA Town Called Ruby Prairie - Book 1

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Mitford meets Mayberry in the first book of the Coming Home to Ruby Prairie series. In the small town of Ruby Prairie, Texas, even the most blessed of plans can go amazingly awry.

This book tells the story of newly widowed Charlotte Carter, who moves to town with plans to open a foster home for troubled girls. Fiercely independent and determined to succeed on her own, Charlotte soon learns that caring for six teens is much more challenging than she expected. One crisis follows another until the quirky, goodhearted people of Ruby Prairie rally their support to keep the home open. This humorous and inspirational story celebrates the joys found in the simple things of life - faith, friends, family, and community.


Stories to Feed Your Soul by Annette Gail SmithStories to Feed Your Soul

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This collection of heartwarming stories gathered across backyards and upon front porches celebrates the caring, compassion, and craziness of small town life.

Filled with delightful discoveries and sweet surprises about the blessings of everyday existence, these tales of people just like us offer extraordinary glimpses of grace and goodness. (This book also released as More Whispers of Angels.)



Homemade Humble Pie and Other Slices of Life by Annette SmithHomemade Humble Pie and Other Slices of Life

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Ever read a great story that made you say, I know someone like that!”?

This collection is rich with memorable stores like those. These heartwarming slice-of-life vignettes capture the simple joys of life as well as the fun, familiar quirks of human nature.

They will warm and enrich your spirit and inspire a new appreciation for the unique people in your own life.


Watermelon Days and Firefly Nights by Annette SmithWatermelon Days and Firefly Nights

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Grab a glass of iced tea, sit out on the porch, and indulge in this charming collection of short stories.

You’ll get a behind-the-scenes peek at the lives and loves of a few of the 3,482 folks who proudly call Ella Louise, Texas their home sweet home.

Their stories inspire a renewed sense of kinship and provide a heartwarming reminder of life’s sweetest hours.


Help! My Little Girl’s Growing Up by Annette SmithHelp! My Little Girl’s Growing Up

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With big doses of humor and lots of practical tips, this book guides you through the often tumultuous teen years when your little girl becomes a woman.

You’ll learn how to enhance communication with your daughter, deepen her Christian faith, and boost her confidence.



Help! My Little Boy’s Growing Up by Annette SmithHelp! My Little Boy’s Growing Up

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Full of helpful hints and gentle wisdom for both mothers and fathers of sons.

This book celebrates masculinity, addresses issues vital to growing up male, and gives positive advice and encouragement to parents of adolescent boys.


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