Rescued Runaway

Rescued Runaway

Bill Sanderson

History / Writing / Journalism

Cassie finally had enough with her step-father's unwanted attentions. But life on the street wasn't any easier. Especially when it rained. Frank spotted Cassie from his hotel window and decided she needed help. But neither of them were really expecting that they'd be married the following day."So the story really is about the responsible orphan from the unfortunate background who overcomes the odds and marries the billionaire’s grandson. The press will think it’s terribly romantic. I know I do." Cassie Marcussen finally had enough with her step-father's unwanted attentions. But life on the street wasn't any easier. Especially when it rained.Frank Ellis was worrying holes in the carpet of his hotel room, trying to figure out how to report a fraud to the owner of the company; a fraud led by his supervisor. When he looked out the window, he spotted Cassie again and decided she needed help.But neither of them were really expecting that they'd be married the following day.Warning: Contains profanity.
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Running Home

Running Home

Bill Sanderson

History / Writing / Journalism

When her strict Moslem uncle finds her Bible, Miriam Nadif is locked in her room to await punishment. But she escapes and runs to her former best friend, Jerry Ernst, in Hubbards, Nova Scotia, who she hasn't contacted in six years. Will the spark between them still exist? Will her troubles follow her across the ocean? Will he even want to help her?Miriam Nadif, head buyer for her family's grocery stores in Lebanon, had thought she would be the spinster aunt, content to support her father and help him build up the family business. But her father's untimely death transferred her guardianship to her uncle, a Hezbollah supporter who refuses to allow her out of his house. When they find her Bible, she is threatened with stoning and is forced to flee. She thinks immediately of her best friend from university in Canada, Jerry Ernst, whose gentle example led to her conversion to Christianity. Will the spark between them still exist? Will her troubles follow her across the ocean? Will he even want to help her?But Jerry has his own problems raising his daughter as a single dad after his wife abandoned them and starting his career as a high school teacher. If you enjoy this book please consider rating it or writing a review.
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A Brother's Duty

A Brother's Duty

Bill Sanderson

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Lucinda Wilkinson had hit rock bottom. Alone and pregnant by a soldier who didn’t remember her, she needs help. John MacLeish hit rock bottom when his brother was killed in Afghanistan. Before Rob dies he makes John promise to keep the promise he made to the father of Lucy’s baby. But how can John take on his brother’s duty to Lucy when he pre-judges her by her tattoos and piercings?John has to reevaluate his life when his hopes for working with his older brother in a construction business is dashed when Rob is killed in action. Lucy has to reevaluate her life when her career is stolen from her and she finds herself unexpectedly pregnant by Rob's friend Nick, who is also killed in action.Before dying, Nick makes Rob promise to find and help Lucy. Rob extracts a promise from John to try to help Lucy if he doesn't make it back and John feels that it is his duty, a brother's duty, to honour his late brother's promise to his late friend.When John finally tracks her down, she isn't what he expected. Underneath her piercings and tattoos is a vulnerable woman who is dealing with some real hurt. Unfortunately for him, John is what she expects, at least at first. Stern, rigid, judgemental and far too conventional, she dismisses him as being like all the other 'good Christians' she'd ever encountered.Prodded by the Holy Spirit through a sermon on Corinthians and feeling duty bound to honour his brother's last request, John's heart is softened toward Lucy until he can see past the odd jewellery in her face.Lucy, also prompted by the Holy Spirit although not recognizing the source, finally accepts that her choice is between bitter loneliness and taking a risk that the friendships she is being offered are genuine.
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A May-September Wedding

A May-September Wedding

Bill Sanderson

History / Writing / Journalism

Thirty-five year old Phyllida Schuyler lost her husband in a car accident and her best friend Brenda Richardson to cancer a short time later.Brenda made her husband Cal and her best friend promise to help each other.Friendship leads to love, but Cal has a problem getting closer to Phyl - three of his children are older than her.
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