Anthologies

cindersmallSEATTLE CINDERELLA
all 4 novellas by Gail Sattler
ISBN-10: 1616266414
ISBN-13:
978-1616266417
Storybook characters come to life in Seattle

Cinderella lives—except her name is Cindy and she resides in Seattle!
Cindy is forced to run her late father’s muffler shop. Will her step-sisters’ shenanigans and Luke Princeton’s charms only make her life even more unbearable?
Cindy’s step-sister Annie has reformed her ways. But how will she prove it to the man she loves?
Step-sister Zella is writing her own love story. But is she using a poison pen?
Cindy’s godmother, Farrah, has caught the attentions of a younger man. Does she have the courage to love again?
How far will God go to give these women a happy-ever-after?

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A Connecticut Christmas
by Diane Ashley, Janet Lee Barton, Rhonda Gibson, Gail SattlerISBN 978-1-60260-118-5

Simple Christmas Ornaments Are Key to Romance

Snowbound Village, Connecticut, is full of holiday charm, especially at the mall’s Christmas Collectibles Shop where romance is in the air.

Nick Jackson seeks to add to Delia Wilkin’s collection of Santas and turn her heart toward Jesus. But will working so closely with Delia become awkward since he has ended their romantic relationship?
Jonathan Griffin shops for something to enhance Cindy Morrow’s new cookie shop and attract her attention. Will Cindy slow down enough to recognize the plans the Lord has for her when she’s presented with a cookie jar full of love?
Sheila Fisher’s storytelling is inspired by Morgan Frost’s collectible critters. When she meets the man to ask permission to write about his creations, will the encounter lead to dreams of love or dreams stolen?
Rochelle McWilliams collects snowflakes, adorning everything with them, much to Kade Guildford’s chagrin. Will Kade allow Rochelle to melt the ice around his stubborn heart?

Will these four couples find a love beyond their greatest wishes this Christmas?
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A Big Apple Christmas

by Vasthi Reyes Acosta (Author), Gail Sattler (Author), Lynette Sowell (Author), Carrie Turansky (Author)

# ISBN-10: 1597898198
# ISBN-13: 978-1597898195

Enjoy a contemporary romance collection of four heartwarming novellas that capture the sights and sounds of Christmas in New York City. Christmas plans are set askew when a schedule-bound professional organizer meets a free-spirited poet. Holiday bustle is the means two tourists try to use to get lost in the crowds. Christmas in Rockerfeller Center puts a widow’s dreams on center stage. The gift of the Magi comes full circle for two lonely Latinos. Romance is in the air from Fifth Avenue to Chinatown, but can faith bring the love home?

From the Publisher
Romance is alive in the bustle of a New York City Christmas. Four contemporary novellas capture the sights and sounds of a romantic Christmas in New York City where faith and goodwill bring love home.

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Race To The Altar
ISBN: 9781597898478

by Becky Melby, Cathy Wienke, Gloria Clover, Gail Sattler and Ron Benrey

Romance is in the air for NASCAR fans. Even though Faith’s dreams of being a stock car driver have ended, can she use her skills to spur a brash driver on to victory? Moe loves everything about racing, but will she be willing to change into a lady for the chance to win a driver’s heart? Camela enjoys nursing the wounds of those who work around the racetrack, but can she bear to see someone she loves get hurt? For Lynda, selling NASCAR products is a great extension of her hobby, until a simple video game clashes with a romantic reality.


A Kentucky Keepers
ISBN 781597890830
(Spring 2006)
Romance is running deep in the hearts of four couples as they try to navigate their way through the channels of love and faith.

After her ex-husband’s death, Ruby Townsend feels free to test the waters of romance again. When she hires Travis Corbin to build an addition to her home, will she find herself caught in the current of his love?

After several heated encounters between state barber inspector Barbara Elliott and laidback barber Kenneth Marsh, the two are paired together on a pre-tournament fishing trip. When Ken realizes he’s falling overboard for Barb, will have have what it takes to reel her in?

When Nicole Quinn teams up with fisherman Vic Thompson to run a fly-tying course, romance takes the bait. But before they tackle matrimony, can Nicole first tie her heart to God?

Liz Stephanos has taken up fly-fishing to help repair her frazzled health. When she opens a restaurant in Joe Corbin’s soon-to-be-vacant bait shop, will she find her heart drifting into his calmer, yet deeper waters?
Will these couples find happiness together or be forever lamenting the one that got away?




A Time For Angels
was the #1 Bestseller at
www.christianbook.com in their fiction category for the month of November, 2005.

(2 stories in one book)

(special note) – the instructions for how to make the beaded angel on the cover are included in this book – this is the angel ornament made by Kim Warner in my story, An Angel For Everyone)



(4 stories in one book)
A Time For Angels (a two-in-one book)
ISBN: 1-59310-792-7(September 2005)

Special angels stir up love in the hearts of two couples at Christmastime.

Moira Sullivan has been secretly crocheting angels and then delivering them anonymously to hard-working staff members of her church. Secretly, that is, until Joe Corrigan finds out and threatens to blow her cover. The only way she can keep him quiet is to grudgingly accept his help and hope that their good deeds remain anonymous. Will the time they are forced to spend together forge a serious relationship between them or create a distance that will never be bridged?

Kim Warner has tried to get boy-next-door Trent Johnson’s attention for years, but he’s never taken her seriously. When Kim has only one week to make a few hundred beaded angel ornaments as favors for everyone attending the annual church Christmas party, Trent offers to help. The only problem is, he ends up making a difficult situation even worse. At the end of the party, will their two hearts be stripped as bare as the Christmas tree?

Angels For Christmas

(a four-in-one book, containing the above two stories, and two more!)
ISBN:1-5931-793-5

(October 2005)
Crafty Little Angels Put Their Charm Into Four Holiday Romances

When Noelle Sanders accidentally dyes her hair strawberry pin, she’s mortified. It doesn’t help when Todd Brentley shoes up on her doorstep. But when that same dye job is the catalyst for a unique handcrafted angel that connects them with a homeless family, it may all be worth it.

Lydia Waters has never forgiven Drake Kingston for breaking her heart. When Drake, now a widower, returns to town with his rebellious daughter, all the feelings Lydia once had for him rise to the surface. Can one special angel change the hearts and strengthen the lives of two people?

In the presence of angels, will these hearts accept God’s message of love and open to each other?

Summer Getaways
ISBN:1-59310-834-6
(
March, 2005)
>When the work piles up, the stress builds, and there seems to be no end in sight, we all could use a break from the routine and a chance to regroup. Of course, God doesn’t need holidays, and eight individuals will soon learn that He is actively working in their lives – even when they are trying to escape the everyday pressures of life.

If you’re ready for a break, read on. No need to pack suitcases or make travel arrangements when you can sit back and enjoy four separate Getaways in one terrific collection. Bon voyage! 

With no car and no money, Sharmane Winters’ vacation seems to have ended before it even began. Resigned to spending the week at home, a sudden downpour throws her into the company of Alex Brunnel, who is long overdue for a vacation. Partnered to see the sights of their hometown, Vancouver, British Columbia, together, will they find a common bond to unite them when the routine of everyday life takes over?

(Note, Summer Getaways is a re-release of Getaways, orig released in March, 2000


OLYMPIC MEMORIES
ISBN:1-59310-253-4
(
July, 2004)
LOVE COMPETES TO WIN

As one family’s appreciation for athletic competition is passed through generations, the Olympics become a good place to find a teammate for life.
In 1896, at the first modern games in Athens, Henri and Sophia face a battle of prejudices. Will they cross the finish line togehter?
Dameon hopes the 1932 winter games in Lake Placid, New York, will earn him financial gold, but could his real prize be in new friendships?
Bonnie is running in the 1960 summer games of Rome, while Preston’s dreams of racing have been dashed. Can they still be winners in love?
Calgary, site of the 1988 Winter Olympics, is a place for realizing dreams. Can Brian and Sophie unite their aspirations to reach for an even greater prize?

When shared interests are not enough to sustain love, will faith step in to raise the flag of victory?

The Bouquet
ISBN:1-59310-140-6
(
April, 2004)
Catching a wedding bouquet is a classic invitation for love. What happens when a bridal bouquet meets a ceiling fan? It becomes four separate pieces and lands in some very surprising places. Will the pieces of the bouquet send blessings or disaster to those it touches?

Rose in Bloomby Sandra Petit – Owning and operating Rosie’s Catering is a 24-7 job for Rose Bentley. She loves her career, but catering her friend’s wedding makes her yearn to have a “special someone” of her own. When Lucas Montgomery falls into the prize wedding cake she created, at the same time dislocating Rose’s shoulder, she is certain he is NOT Mr. Right. But does God have other plans?

Flowers by Felicity by Janet Lee Barton – Florist Felicity Carmichael is hoping for a little publicity from the flower arrangements she has made for her next door neighbor’s wedding. What she doesn’t want is the kind of publicity she receives in the Sunday paper…a picture of her bouquet flying apart. Nor does she want the attentions of the photographer who took it…no matter how attracted to him she is. As David tries to convince Felicity that catching a fourth of a bride’s bouquet is just as good as catching the whole thing, she wonders – is what she thought was God’s plan for her life all wrong?

Petals of Promise by Diann Hunt – When life deals Konni Strong a heavy blow with the death of her husband, she has no intention of getting married again. But five years later, handsome Rick Hamilton enters her life and sneaks into her heart. Can she learn to let go of the past and trust God with her future?

Flowers for a Friend by Gail Sattler – Geoff Manfrey is surprised when part of the wedding bouquet lands on his head. When he gives it to the flower girl, he earns the ire of her guardian, her sister, Clarissa, who is afraid the infatuated young Jenni will be hurt. Things go from bad to worse when Clarissa falls in love with Geoff, too.

Puppy Love
ISBN:1-59210-831-1
(
March, 2005)
Pets Play Matchmakers in Four Modern Love Stories

Matchmakers come in all shapes and sizes. And in the case of these four romantic adventures, the little connivers come with tails. They’ll dig in their paws and claws and stop at nothing until their owners are happily leashed in wedded bliss.
This collection contains fur-flying fun that will make you appreciate your own pets’ intuitive interaction with their humans. You’ll thank God again and again for four-footed blessings.

Fluffy learns it is great fun to torment Fido from the top of The Neighbor’s Fence. Will there ever be peace in the neighborhood again? Or did this hairy feud begin as an attempt to get Bill and Heather to acknowledge true love?

(Note, Puppy Love is a re-release of Tails Of Love, orig released in March, 2001

FOUNDATION FOR LOVE
in anthology THE HOUSE LOVE BUILT
(June, 2003)
ISBN 1586607995
With an aching heart, Carla let go of her dream of marriage. But she couldn’t abandon her dream house. When a disillusioned builder steps in to help her complete the project, they unexpectedly find romance within its walls. Later, the house becomes the foundation for faith, hope, and love in the lives of other couples, too–like Ellen, who helps Paul decorate his rental home when love knocks on the doors of their hearts…or Angela, who finds love in the attic…and Winnie, whose carpenter repairs more than her damaged home. Who would have believed one house could bring so much joy?

Buy THE HOUSE LOVE BUILT at Walmart,or Barnes and Noble, or Chapters/Indigo,or Amazon.com, or your favorite local bookstore.

 

 

IT ALL ADDS UP TO LOVE
in anthology
ALOHA!
(December, 2002)
ISBN 1-58660-633-6
Finding love in paradise…

   Beautiful, romantic Maui is home to the four Harrigan brothers, who, since taking over Harrigan’s Cove resort from their father, spend their days focused on work. There are endless details involved in keeping the business afloat – but love can’t help checking in.
As manager, Barnabas thinks he’s figured out his snobby rich clients, but one high-class woman doesn’t fit the usual mold. Will Barnabas let God use her… to teach him a few things about appearances – and love?
Conor can’t understand why a pretty client would rather follow him on his maintenance rounds than join the other vacationers. Could revealing his status as part owner destroy their budding friendship?

   Alex feels for a woman alone on what should have been her honeymoon and is sure the activities he directs would be the best medicine for her broken heart. But is it too soon to expect her to return his growing affections? Steve, the logical accountant, thinks his brothers have become lovesick pups – but working with an old girlfriend to clean up an IRS mess could land him in the same boat. Can he keep his focus?
With love perfuming the tropical breeze, can the four brothers balance their romantic interests with the hard work of making Harrigan’s Cove a success?

Buy Aloha at Walmart,or Barnes and Noble,or Chapters/Indigo,or Amazon.com, or your favorite local bookstore.


APPLE PIE, IN YOUR EYE
in anthology AS AMERICAN AS APPLE PIE
(April, 2002)
ISBN 1-58660-505-4
Man + Good Cooking = Love
If it’s true that the way to a man’s heart is through his stomach, then what better way to entice the typical American male than with apple pie? Talia believes An Apple A Day and a few herbs are the key to healthy living, but Dr. Coridan scoffs at the natural products she sells in her store. Can a slice of warm pie neutralize the friction between them?
Kayli wants to prove herself as a French pastry chef, but Adam prefers simple cooking, believing there’s nothing as Sweet as Apple Pie. Can their plain and fancy lifestyles mesh?
Apple Annie loves running her father’s restaurant, and she is fast falling in love with the handsome man who always orders her apple pie. But when she is about to lose everything, can Brad help her?

   Lynette is a hard worker at church and not at all interested in a church romance. When she is paired with Rick on a fund-raiser, will a little Apple Pie in His Eye help Rick break down the walls around Lynette’s heart?
As friendship is allowed to ripen and blended with love and grace, a recipe for a wonderful, lasting relationship is formed. When it comes to romance, the sweetest desserts are no match for God’s timing.

Buy AS AMERICAN AS APPLE PIE at Walmart,or Barnes and Noble, orChapters/Indigo,or Amazon.com, or your favorite local Christian bookstore.

 THE NEIGHBOR’S FENCE
in anthology TAILS OF LOVE, Barbour Publishing, March 2001
ISBN 1-58660-112-1

 

Pets Play Matchmakers in Four Modern Love Stories

Matchmakers come in all shapes and sizes. And in the case of these four romantic adventures, the little connivers come with tails. They’ll dig in their paws and claws and stop at nothing until their owners are happily leashed in wedded bliss.
This collection contains fur-flying fun that will make you appreciate your own pets’ intuitive interaction with their humans. You’ll thank God again and again for four-footed blessings.

Fluffy learns it is great fun to torment Fido from the top of The Neighbor’s Fence. Will there ever be peace in the neighborhood again? Or did this hairy feud begin as an attempt to get Bill and Heather to acknowledge true love?

Buy TAILS OF LOVEat Walmart,or Barnes and Noble, or Chapters/Indigo,or Amazon.com, or your favorite local bookstore.


SUDDEN SHOWERS
in anthology GETAWAYS
(March, 2000)
ISBN 1-57748-711-7

When the work piles up, the stress builds, and there seems to be no end in sight, we all could use a break from the routine and a chance to regroup. Of course, God doesn’t need holidays, and eight individuals will soon learn that He is actively working in their lives – even when they are trying to escape the everyday pressures of life. 

If you’re ready for a break, read on. No need to pack suitcases or make travel arrangements when you can sit back and enjoy four separate Getaways in one terrific collection. Bon voyage! 

With no car and no money, Sharmane Winters’ vacation seems to have ended before it even began. Resigned to spending the week at home, a sudden downpour throws her into the company of Alex Brunnel, who is long overdue for a vacation. Partnered to see the sights of their hometown, Vancouver, British Columbia, together, will they find a common bond to unite them when the routine of everyday life takes over?

Buy GETAWAYS at Walmart,or Barnes and Noble, or Chapters/Indigo,or Amazon.com, or your favorite local bookstore.

AMANDA
in anthology FOREVER FRIENDS
(Feb, 2000)ISBN1-57748-645-5

When four girls met at a Christian summer camp, they formed lasting friendships–ones that would withstand the separation of time and distance. Now adults with adult-size issues, Amanda, Belinda, Collette, and Danielle still rely on their bonds of friendship. And the need for friendly counsel is increasing, as a man has entered each woman’s life.
Authors Gail Sattler, Colleen Coble, Kristin Billerbeck, and Carol Cox understand friendship separated by miles–and they’ve worked together to blend the lives and loves of four unique women into this terrific Forever Friends collection.

Amanda Gibson’s life was the way she liked it, quiet and well planned, with her future all mapped out. And then Ryan Robertson moved next door. Ryan isn’t looking for love, but when he meets Amanda, everything changed. Ryan has a plan, and it’s to convince Amanda that her plan to marry Wesley is wrong, she should be marrying him.

Buy FOREVER FRIENDS at  Barnes and Noble, or Chapters/Indigo,or Amazon.com, or your favorite local bookstore.