Emily Parker's actions as a teenager not only impacted her own life but the lives of many others.

Now, six years later, she returns reluctantly to her home town of Baragula only to discover the man at the heart of those actions, Matthew Davidson, is the community's respected doctor.

While Emily's faith is now severely weakened by all that has happened, Matthew's life has completely turned around since he committed his life to Christ. His personal relationship with God is tested when he discovers how his behaviour when a non-believer hurt so many, especially Emily, and feels responsible for her hardness of heart towards the Lord.

Disease attacks the community while danger from another source threatens Emily and her family. Through it all, will Matthew and Emily's faith be strong enough to forgive each other and put the past behind them?

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Because he has seen what happened to his mother and father's marriage as well as others, Steve Honeysuckle has vowed never to marry a non-Christian. When he realises his attraction to Jillian Davidson, he tries to avoid her but finds himself very involved in her life when her twin brother is injured by cattle thieves on their large outback property.

Since her older sister's death and her brother Matthew's new faith, Jillian, while being challenged about spiritual issues, is bitterly hurt by thinking the "religious" Steve considers her not good enough for him to love. Their different lifestyles also remain major hurdles. She loves the wide plains of the west while Steve loves his home in the mountains.

As danger threatens, how will they be able to not only overcome murderous men with the help of an odd outback character and friends from Baragula, but find the spiritual differences between them are really obstacles that can be overcome?

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Bradley Hunter has fulfilled his ambition to be the policeman stationed at Baragula. He longs to prove himself worthy to serve the community that rescued the abused, underprivileged boy he had been. Years before, Brad even risked his relationship with his teenage sweetheart, Madeline Honeysuckle, to leave the area for his essential training and experience. Now he realises she has changed so drastically from the happy girl she had been, his hopes of reviving their relationship seems hopeless.

Not long after Brad insisted he had to leave without her, Maddie's life had collapsed around her. Her mother's death was only another catalyst that forced her to believe she was unlovable. Even God no longer answered her prayers because of the woman she has become. Danger from the past begins to stalk and traumatise Madeline again. She is forced to turn to Brad the policeman for protection and his expertise to bring to justice the criminal who again threatens her and those she loves.

Can two young people with scars from their past discover a way back to love, not only for each other but for God whose ways may sometimes be hard to understand, but does exercise His justice, truth and love when and how He wills?

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Faith in the Great Southland

Elizabeth Waverly never dreamed that taking a convict transport back to her home in Australia would change her life. But from the moment she lays eyes on John Martin, she cannot resist her growing attraction to him. She knows the man faces a life sentece for murder, but her heart refuses to believe he is guilty of the charges against him. How could someone who so valiantly protects others and accepts another prisoner's punishment be a brutal felon?Yet once the transport ship lands in Australia, their paths are bound to head in very different directions. Is their love destined to become a bittersweet memory of what might have been, or will faith show them another way?

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Hope in the Great Southland

Just before her father's funeral, Kate Farnley discovers a terrible secret. A horrible injustice has been committed, and it is up to her to make it right. If things remain as they are, her father's estate will go to her scheming cousin, Percy, who plans on forcing her to marry him. An innocent man will spend his life as a prisoner in Australia. And the intriguing stranger, Adam Stevens, will disappear from her world forever. Will Kate and Adam be defeated by Percy's evil schemes? Or will they be able to join forces and find their hope in the Great Southland?

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Love in the Great Southland

Living in an arranged marriage, Beth understands she will never have her husband's love. William has known her since she was a child, but he also has made it quite clear that he believes unspeakable lies about her character-and about their son. Resigned to making the best of a difficult situation, Beth works to create a home with her husband in the wilderness of Australia. But she can't stop wondering why God seems so distant-and why she can't gain the approval of those she loves. When a huge brush fire threatens to destroy all she has worked so hard to build, will her dreams turn to ashes? Or will Beth discover a miracle of love in the Great Southland?

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Great Southland Gold

When her mother was killed on the American frontier, Patricia Casey's life turned upside down. Her father left for the gold fields of California. Her brother fled to Australia, also seeking gold - and now she's crossing the Pacific to search for him. Patricia accidentally injures a man in the Australian bush. She is drawn to the recovering Tim Hardy, who shares her sense of humor - and, she suspects, understands her pain as well. But their blossoming friendship is cut off when Patricia is unjustly accused of malicious injury and threatened with prison. Will Patricia ever be vindicated? Will she find the friendship and love for which she yearns? Or will riches in gold keep her from finding the true treasure God has for her?

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Damaged Dreams

An accident has reduced her to long months of recuperation, and a broken engagement has placed her in the throes of a deep depression. Not only that, but for the first time Brenda Sparks feels totally unloved and unattractive. Her life is at an all-time low. Unable to secure a new position as a nurse, Brenda accepts Dr. Blake Warwyck's offer as a last resort. Caring for his younger brother Rick, injured in a car accident, is better than nothing. But Blake, a man with his own struggles, sees life differently, and he wants Brenda to share his vision. Like Blake, Brenda must be willing to dream anything is possible.

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Search for Tomorrows

With one quick, tragic car accident, Abigail loses her family and fiance and finds herself desperately alone. Broken in body and in spirit but hoping nonetheless for a new beginning, Abigail accepts a job as a housekeeper for the Stevens family on their farm outside Brisbane, Australia. She also assumes a new identity: Perhaps as Gail Brand she can face the future unafraid. Through the patient and loving understanding of Jim Stevens, his mother, and aunt, Gail is forced to relive her nightmares amid a maze of puzzling coincidences. Will Gail ever accept the past for what it is? Will her search for a new tomorrow ever end?

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Search for Yesterday

Hilda Garrett has watched the man she loved marry someone else. Then her father died. Now she's discovered that her father wasn't her birth father after all. While she manages her family's sprawling farm in Australia, Hilda is determined to discover the identity of her birth parents. But every clue leads to a dead end, and Rance Telfor, the young minister who is helping with her search, must leave to resolve his own mysterious past. Hilda knows that her friendly feelings for Rance have grown into a lasting love. She also understands, however, that until they complete their search for yesterday, they cannot face the future.

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Search for Today

Beth and Arthur Canley-Smith were married in their teens but their marriage has not grown with them. In fact, their differences have led Art to desert Beth and their two children. Now confined to a wheelchair after a disabling accident, Art believes he has killed Beth's love for him for good. Only reluctantly he agrees to let Beth take him home to be with the children once again. Day after uncertain day, it's clear Art and Beth are changing, but is their love for each other strong and real? Moreover, does their marriage have a chance to survive?

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