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Mary is currently writing Book 5 of the Restored series, Waves of Reason. In this continuing story, Paige’s past, and her hopes and dreams, come to light as she faces an uncertain future as a single mom with a secret.


The Restored Series

The Restored series is chronological–think TV miniseries where you want to see each episode in order–and centers around a prodigal woman, Paisley Grant, who’s coming home to her husband, her father, faith, and the sea. This inspirational Christian fiction series is set in the imaginary small town of Basalt Bay on the Oregon Coast.


Book 1


Paisley Grant returns to her hometown on the Oregon Coast to face her past, make amends, and learn to breathe again. Not too difficult. Or harder than anything she’s ever done.

For Judah, his wife’s homecoming is nothing short of a miracle. He told himself that whenever she returned, he’d do everything in his power to win back her love.

That’s exactly what he intends to do.



Book 2


Paisley Grant must overcome her worst fears in the aftermath of a hurricane that nearly destroyed her hometown. She came home to make amends with her husband, her father, and her neighbors, only to find her life in upheaval and filled with challenges to cope and survive.

Now that she’s alone and in trouble, in a devastated town, who will come to her rescue? Can Judah get back in time? Or will she have to depend on … the one person she never wants to see again?



Book 3


Judah wants to be the one Paisley turns to, the one she clings to—not the one she runs away from. Can they find their way back to trusting each other again?

Will Judah’s kindness and grace be the stick-to-itiveness she needs to stay?

Follow along in this heartwarming series as Paisley returns to her hometown, falls in love with the man she left, and dreams of the chance to wear a white dress down the aisle.



Book 4


In this fourth installment of the Restored series, Paisley and Judah plan to renew their vows in seven days. What a whirlwind, dilemma-packed, suspenseful week it will be.

Follow along as Paisley and Judah face life’s adventures—the wonder, the love, and the unexpected twists and turns—together. And experience the joys of a tender vow renewal ceremony you won’t soon forget.


Book 5 Waves of Reason (2021)

Book 6 Port of Return (2021)


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Second Chance Series

The Second Chance series includes five books, and each one is about a different couple whose marriage/relationship is struggling or going through a storm. While each of these inspirational stories can be read as a standalone, there is a part of the series that is ongoing and will be easier to follow if the books are read in order.

Book 1


As a conference speaker, Winter encourages attendees to show mercy and give second chances. But, what if she talks about grace and forgiveness, yet she’s the one who can’t forgive?

Ty made some terrible choices in the past—things he deeply regrets. But his heart has changed. He’s become a man of faith. He hopes for a chance to make amends. But he only has a few days while Winter’s in his hometown to convince her that he’s changed. That he’s so sorry about the past.

Will the idea he comes up with spark a new flame of love between them? Or will it ruin everything?


Book 2


Chad’s world revolves around serving the parishioners in his congregation who, he’s convinced, need his counsel and availability 24-7. But shouldn’t his marriage receive a fair share of his time and devotion? His wife thinks so.

April is already resentful of the expectations thrust on her as a pastor’s wife. Now, her husband is more preoccupied and distant than ever. Is he having an affair? Has he fallen out of love with her?

What’s a pastor to do if his marriage is the one in a crisis?



Book 3


Josh has made a lot of bad choices in his life and in his career. Leaving his wife for a five-year road trip as a musician, and what he did while away, were his worst decisions ever.

Any hope of them getting back together seems impossible. Yet, when he sees Summer Day and remembers the sweet love they once knew, he’s captivated by her all over again. How could he have left her in the first place?



Book 4


Even though Autumn has been stuck on a merry-go-round of grief over infertility and of frustrations with Gar, she never would have chosen a marital separation. But in her husband’s absence, she must figure out how to go on without him.

She learns how to make fudge. Reaches out to others in need. Her heart begins to heal. Yet, Autumn still wants marriage restoration. She wants her “ever after” with Gar.



Book 5


When church attendance falls to almost nothing, the building goes into foreclosure, and the town gossips fabricate stories about Max, he hits rock bottom. He even hides his despair from his wife. Or so he thinks.

Sick of the conflicts and tired of Max’s mood swings, when Season hears about a winter marriage conference, she signs them up. This is their chance to reconnect. Maybe to fall in love again. Is that too much for her to hope for?


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Marriage Journal: Thoughts of You


A His and Her journal for married couples.

Remember when you were dating, how you talked for hours and hours, and you whispered “sweet nothings” in each other’s ear? Sometimes, as a married couple, we can get so busy with life that we forget to express our love for our spouse in words.

This journal is created to help husbands and wives jot simple notes of love to each other. He can write something he’s been thinking about her. Later, she can write something about him. With their thoughts written down in this journal, the couple can read through the endearing sentiments whenever they want to see into their spouse’s heart.

When I gaze into your eyes, or you smile at me, or we hold hands and talk, I remember ‘us.’ And I’m so thankful we are on this journey together. I love you, and I wanted to tell you …”

Thoughts of You


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