Elizabeth Petty Bentley

Biography

Beth lives in Walkersville, Maryland. She is thankful for her many children, children-in-law, step-children, foster children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren, and is happily engaged in family history research. She’s the ward Primary pianist and director of the stake family history center. She’s the owner and editor of Parables, which publishes realistic LDS-themed fiction.

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Books

What Friends Are For
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 110,520. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2015 by Parables. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Clean & wholesome, Fiction » Christian » Contemporary
´╗┐Zoë hasn’t seen Lara since high school. When she drops in for what she thinks is a duty visit, she is quickly sucked into trying to break up what she sees as Lara’s disastrous marriage, while at the same time envying Lara her many friends and her home and children. Lara chafes at Zoë’s interference, while wishing she could have Zoë’s freedom and footloose lifestyle.
A Fruitful Vine
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 105,450. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2015 by Parables. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Religious, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Vida’s eighth child is finally in kindergarten when she discovers another is on the way. “Conflicted” doesn’t begin to describe her feelings. And when she starts to descend into what her fix-it husband labels “denial,” her marriage grows increasingly fragile, and her frightened husband and children fear for her sanity.
The Fly on the Rose
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 111,160. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2015 by Parables. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Temple has no intention of remarrying after the messy civil divorce that left her without custody of her two girls. Then she meets Q, who doesn't understand that a civil divorce hasn't abrogated her religious vows. She decides he doesn't need to know, since he's not of her faith. She thinks he doesn't need to know about her daughters either. She couldn't be more mistaken.
A Plentiful Rain
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 93,010. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2014 by Parables. Categories: Fiction » Christian » Contemporary, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
When Ellis falls for the wrong sister, it takes him a while to figure out which sister is the right one for him. But when he does, she rejects him, and he has to first discoverer the right inside himself, before he can be right for anyone else.
In a Dry Land
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 99,520. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2014 by Parables. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Christian » Contemporary
Libby is a born caretaker—although not by choice. Her parents bred her specifically to care for her severely retarded older sister when they are gone. But at only nineteen, Libby is already Mama to Baby. Unfortunately, Libby has convinced herself that no one will ever want to marry her, with a thirty-year-old Baby. Clearly Mick wouldn’t. He knows all the family’s darkest secrets.
Sins of the Mothers
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 145,600. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2012 by Parables. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » Chick lit, Fiction » Christian » General
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Tamar never made any secret that her goal is to break her mother's heart, now that she has sufficiently ruined her mother's life. Joyce knows Tamar is damaged, and Hollis tells her she should cut Tamar loose and stop letting Tamar torment her. But Joyce has her own secrets. Will the baby Tamar's carrying bring mother and daughter together or only drive them farther apart?
A Wandering Star
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 99,530. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2011 by Parables. Categories: Fiction » Christian » General
Alyssa and Nolan are about to be married when Nolan’s best friend, Zeke, arrives. He’s an enigmatic figure, rumored to be excommunicated and to have failed to complete his mission for the Church. Alyssa sensibly marries Nolan, who is good-looking, devout, sensitive, and loving, but conventional. Unfortunately, being married in the temple doesn’t help Alyssa put aside her attraction to Zeke.

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