Darlene Wells

Luke Morgan ran from the consequences of tragedy at the age of seventeen. For the past eighteen years, he has poured himself into building his ranch and planning his future. Luke’s world is turned upside down when his sister passes away and he has to take in his sixteen-year-old niece, Ruth, whom he has never met. When Ruth faces her own life crisis, Luke is forced to revisit his own past with all its anger and pain. Bewildering circumstances hinder Luke’s efforts to guide Ruth through this most painful time. When the girl’s schoolteacher steps into the role of mediator, a confrontation with grace offers Luke a choice. Will he cling to his bitterness, or learn to forgive?
Convinced that Hollywood holds the key to her future joy and contentment, Olivia Hawkins refuses to pay heed to the voices that warn her of the inherent dangers.Nathan Grant, an ordained minister has seen Hollywood ruin more lives than he cares to count, especially the one for which he carries a burden of guilt. He won’t stand by and watch it happen again.Excitement, rejection, and terrifying betrayal daunt Olivia’s journey and threaten her relationship with God. Caught in a struggle between worldly fame and fame in the eyes of the One who created her, she must decide which is of greater worth: stardom or true peace?
Redeeming Luke
Finding Olivia
A Place of Refuge -- A cabin constructed by Scottish immigrants in the mid-1870s becomes a place of rest, restoration, and refuge for weary travelers over the decades. Enjoy seven stories featuring one log cabin in the beautiful mountains of Wyoming, and find your place of refuge, as well.
Chosen
by Darlene Wells
Stranded together during a snowstorm, a penniless former bootlegger in need of a fresh start and the town “rich girl” learn God works in mysterious ways.

THREADS OF TIME—A collection of seven Christian romantic novellas about a very special quilt—one intended to grace the marriage bed of a young couple but never fulfilling its original purpose—which travels through many hands and decades, lending comfort to its temporary owners before being passed on.
A Thread of Hope 
by Darlene A. Dodds (Wells)
 A writing assignment—interviewing a Titanic survivor—becomes pleasant when Paul meets Shona. But after he loses her trust, will he be able to regain it?