Devotional Books

MY BEST TO YOU EACH MORNING

My Best To You Each Morning is a collection of short devotionals that Rev. Hancock has used in his own church over the last several years. He is a retired Pastor who is active in First Baptist Church of Augusta, Georgia. .   CreateSpace eStore: https://www.createspace.com/36616

MY BEST TO YOU AT EVENTIDE

This is a second volume of devotional pieces that is a collection of devotionals that I presented in my Sunday School Department at First Baptist Church of Augusta, Georgia.  CreateSpace eStore: https://www.createspace.com/4044089

MY BEST TO YOU AS WE WAIT AND SERVE

This is the third in a series of Devotional Books that have inspirational stories and articles that come from the author's life and experience.  CreateSpace eStore: https://www.createspace.com/4760183

LISTENING TO GOD

Listening To God is a book of devotional stories and essays, and is part of a series called "Filling Our Senses And Our Souls. It is the fourth successful book of devotionals written by the Author.  CreateSpace eStore: https://www.createspace.com/5675681

MY BEST TO YOU FOREVER

A fourth book of devotionals for you and your friends by Rev. Hancock

SHORT STORIES

A VARIETY OF GEMS VOL. 1

This book is part of a series of "variety" books that include short stories, poems, remembrances, and essays. It will be a good book to give your friends as presents  or to have on your coffee table for those times when you just have a few minutes to read and you want something to "pick you up" for the day.  CreateSpace eStore: https://www.createspace.com/3847122

A VARIETY OF GEMS VOL. 2

This is the second in the series of "variety" books - more than just short stories, I have included poems, essays, and remembrances gleaned from childhood and since. 


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FROM MY HEART TO YOURS

From My Heart To Yours is a collection of 52 favorite short stories that the author has written over a period of several years. These are all "feel good" stories that you can give to your friends without fear of embarrassment. .  CreateSpace eStore: https://www.createspace.com/3817794

FROM MY HEART AGAIN

This is a book of 57 of the author's favorite short stories. It is his second book of short stories in the series, "From My Heart". The first volume was entitled, "From My Heart To Yours". These are "feel good" stories that will make your heart sing!  

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THIS AND THAT

This is a collection of stories, poems, and essays similar to A Variety of Gems, I and II. It's unique difference is that it is made up of the "left overs" - pieces that have not been published in the  other books that I have written. It does not mean that they are not just as good as the other material. They are just the "late bloomers"!   CreateSpace eStore: https://www.createspace.com/4688625

THE GOOD OLD DAYS

This is the author's fond looking back over his childhood during the 30'sm 40's, and 50's. He talks about games, schools, entertainment, social conditions, and many other everyday things that he grew up with. It was a time when money was a scarce commodity and children and parents had to use their imagination to come up with inexpensive pastimes.  CreateSpace eStore: https://www.createspace.com/4346387ed questions, so everybody benefits.

NOVELLAS

A LESSON FROM HISTORY

A Lesson From History tells the story of a couple who were in love in high  school - he goes to the Army and she goes to college. When they return, their love renews but their future is effected by a letter written in 1909 by the young man's great, great grandfather, found glued to the bottom of a drawer in a desk that had been in the family for generations. It is a "feel good" romance novella.  CreateSpacetore: https://www.createspace.com/5457945

A PENNY SAVED

This is the story of a thoroughly spoiled young man who is sent to prison for DUI vehicle homicide and finds his life totally turned around by God, working through the visits of a wise, Godly Grandmother and her Granddaughter. A beautiful romance develops and his whole new life is in front of him. A "Feel good" Novella. It is the first book of a Trilogy of Novellas about the life of this young man named "Penny".  CreateSpace eStore: https://www.createspace.com/5105360

A PENNY FOR YOUR THOUGHTS

This is the second Novella about young Rob Penny and it picks up his life after he is released from prison and shows how God uses him not only to lead a fully rehabilitated life but to spread his influence in unexpected ways. It is the picture of a happy and productive life. It will make you glad that you began this journey with Rob and his new wife.  CreateSpace eStore: https://www.createspace.com/5216126

PENNIES FROM HEAVEN

This is the third book of a Christian Romance Novella trilogy about young Rob Penny and his life "on the outside" of prison. You will enjoy seeing how God uses he and his wife in so many ways to help the men that he had come to know through his prison experience.  CreateSpace eStore: https://www.createspace.com/5291412

REMEMBERING OUR BUDDIES

This is a love story but also a story that is concerned with  developing a program through which veterans can contact the families of their Buddies who died in the line of duty and give them  information and comfort.  It is a "feel good" love Novella that will also give you a few laughs along the way.  CreateSpace eStore: https://www.createspace.com/4972690

THE HERO

This is the story of a young man who comes back from World War II as a hero but does not feel that he deserves to be a hero. Having  worked in a hospital, he knows of the poor quality of medical help  given to poor people and sets out to dedicate his life to doing what he can do to remedy the situation. This is a  Novella of  romance, family, and personal dedication to an all consuming  purpose.  CreateSpace eStore: https://www.createspace.com/5716825

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THE ORPHAN

This is the story of an orphan baby, left on a couple's door step by a mother who knows she is dying. It tells of the challenges, the loves, and the accomplishments of this baby who becomes a man. It is set in London in the 20's, 30's, and 40's - the Battle for Britain and after.  Createspace eStore: https://www.createspace.com/5848869

THE QUEST

This is a historical novella which starts out with the request of a dying man in World War I, the caretaker of General Pershing's horse,  Kidron, to deliver a very special ring to the man's wife after the war. This request spreads as an obligation over several generations but it generates great happiness for one couple in the process.  A young man who is several generations away from the original request, takes up the  quest and finds love and adventure in the doing. CreateSpace eStore: https://www.createspace.com/5505028

THE WHITE CLIFFS OF DOVER

During the closing months of World War II, England was bombarded by hundreds of V-1 flying bombs.A young Spitfire  Fighter Pilot, attempting to counter these bombs, brings mystery, love, and romance  into the area called the White Cliffs of Dover. There is a mystery about the pilot and his brother that will change the whole nature of the story and make for a Royal celebration.  We hope that you have a fondness for stories from World War II. ​ CreateSpace eStore: https://www.createspace.com/5540964

TOUCHED BY GOD IN HOLLYWOOD

This Novella begins in London when a young man sees a little boy and his dog, in the  busiest part of the city, no adult  anywhere​ in sight. He begins to talk with the boy and finds that he is a runaway. He gets the boy back to his family.  The family is very grateful but at the same time in need of his help. They offer him a job as a Male Nanny to the boy and House Administrator and Cook for the Mother, who is moving from London to Hollywood, USA, to head a new Television Studio there. He takes the job and adventure begins! CreateSpace eStore: https://www.createspace.com/5416236getting a sweet deal.

THE PROMISE

A 10 year old boy makes a Promise to a policeman and to God but then forgets the Promise throughout his childhood. He is in the Army in Hawaii when Pearl Harbor is bombed in 1941. He almost loses his leg in the war and, in the courses of rehabilitation, renews his Promise to try to please God with his life. In the process he finds Romance with a beautiful young Church worker.   CreateSpace eStore: https://www.createspace.com/7199200

THE UNIVERSE INDEED

This is the story of a young man and a young woman who meet and fall in love almost immediately. Was their love "made in Heaven"? The young man's Grandmother believes their meeting was set up by the Universe - her name for God. The young man seeks the answer as he follows the path that his love creates for him.   CreateSpace eStore: https://www.createspace.com/5950249ed questions, so everybody benefits.

NOVELS

A MESSAGE FOR ALL TIME

A young man finds an old sealed bottle while fishing. He and his mother read a message, written by a sailor whose ship was sunk in 1942. Richard and his mother, Gloria, who live in London in 1954, are challenged to share this heart felt message, about three dying young men, with their surviving loved ones. Their search takes them on an adventure that changes their lives forever!   CreateSpace eStore: https://www.createspace.com/3656431

THE MESSAGE TAKES WINGS

This is a sequel novel that begins where my first novel, "A Message For All Time" ends. The first novel is about an adventure that a mother and son takes from London to Jamaica to deliver a message found in a bottle from three dying sailors. One of the sailors was the brother of a college professor in Jamaica and the adventure leads to romance for the mother and the son. This sequel novel continues their adventure in Jamaica.   CreateSpace eStore: https://www.createspace.com/4135364

THE MESSAGE LIVES ON

This is a story that began when a young British boy found a message in a bottle in 1954 that was written by a dying sailor whose ship was sunk in 1942. The boy and his mother were lead into an adventure that took them thousands of miles to the Island of Jamaica, where they found a whole new life of love and challenge.   CreateSpace eStore: https://www.createspace.com/4553597

WOMEN WHO FLEW IN WORLD WAR II

This is a Novel about the courageous women Pilots of England in World War II who flew 

This is a Novel about the courageous women Pilots of England in World War II who flew  combat airplanes from the factories to the men who flew them in combat.  They flew small planes like Spitfire fighter planes to large four engine B-17 Bombers. This is about their lives, their loves, and their longings         CreateSpace eStore: https://www.createspace.com/5596779

A SECOND CHANCE FOR MR. PENNY

This is a story that began when a young British boy found a message in a bottle in 1954 that was written by a dying sailor whose ship was sunk in 1942. The boy and his mother were lead into an adventure that took them thousands of miles to the Island of Jamaica, where they found a whole new life of love and challenge.   CreateSpace eStore: https://www.createspace.com/4553597

A PARTIALLY FICTIONAL NOVELLA

This is a Novella and can be read, usually in one sitting. It is the story of a Mother's long search for happiness through six marriages. It is written from the experience of the Mother's son, who was there through it all. We feel that you will be pleased with the outcome.   CreateSpace eStore: https://www.createspace.com/4278269

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THE AFTER EFFECTS OF BLACK CARAT COLOGNE

This is a love story. It is a “feel good” love story. If you want a “shoot'em up murder story” then you might need to put this book back and try something else.   It is about a Private Detective who goes to a Flea Market simply to look for his favorite fragrance of roll on cologne but instead, finds a whole new life that he never expected to find - Romance, fun, joy, and a few “bumps” in the road.    CreateSpace eStore: https://www.createspace.com/7006912

THE FAMILY AT FAIR HAVEN

This is the story of a very smart young lady who is the administrator of an Assisted Living Home for Senior Citizens but does not have a clue about men or about romantic love or about God's love. But she learns. This is a Christian Romance in the style of what you see on the Hallmark Hall Of Fame romances on T.V.   CreateSpace eStore: https://www.createspace.com/6393703

LIFE AFTER FAIR HAVEN

This is the second book in a series about a young woman who is the Administrator of an Assisted Living Home for the Elderly who is very smart but who knows nothing of Romantic love or of God's Love. She meets a young Medical Doctor at the home who teaches her about both kinds of love   CreateSpace eStore: https://www.createspace.com/6483917

THE REST OF LIFE AFTER FAIR HAVEN

This is the third book of a trilogy called Fair Haven. The trilogy is about a Young lady who is the Administrator of an Assisted Living Home who falls in love with a Doctor who is doing medical training at the home. They get married and move to a little town in Florida call Callahan. They adopt two boys, 11 and 12 years old and they have a very interesting life during the three books.   CreateSpace eStore: https://www.createspace.com/6578429

NEXT DOOR NEIGHBORS

This is a Christian Romance Novella. It is about two neighbors, houses next to each other. A 30 year old single woman next to a 34 year old widower with a 12 year old son. They have lived next to each other for 2 years with hardly a hello between but an unexpected event, a ham radio, and a Castle in Germany, play their parts in creating a very interesting romance.   CreateSpace eStore: https://www.createspace.com/6056539

NEIGHBORS NO MORE

This is the second book which continues the story of two families, living as "Next Door Neighbors" who fell in love and became a blended family, Father, Mother, Son, and Daughter and who, in this second Novella continue to discover and follow the will of God in their lives. It is definitely a "feel good book" that you can share with friends and family.   CreateSpace eStore: https://www.createspace.com/6126193

OUT OF WAR CAME LIFE

This is the story of a young man who marries his high school sweet heart in the late 1930's in England, goes to war in 1941 in World War II, and enlists in the RAF. Near the close of the war his airplane is shot down over Germany and he spends almost a year in a German Prisoner of War Camp. There he finds a faith in God that makes him a better man, husband, and father. It is a "feel good" story.   CreateSpace eStore: https://www.createspace.com/7499587

GULFSTREAM ROMANCE

This is a love story between an Engineer at the Gulfstream Airplane Service Center in Savannah, Ga. and a Nurse at a local hospital. It is a Christian Romance and is much like the Hallmark Hall of Fame Romances with a thread of Faith, Love, and Forgiveness built in. It has many exciting happenings.   CreateSpace eStore: https://www.createspace.com/6822165

FROM GULFSTREAM TO A NEW ADVENTURE

This is the second book in a series called Gulfstream. It is the continuation of a Christian love story between an engineer with the Gulfstream Aircraft Service Center in Savannah and his wife, a Nurse in a local hospital. It is a "feel good" story about their accomplishments, adventures, and happiness as they are lead by God.   CreateSpace eStore: https://www.createspace.com/6912675

PAYING FORWARD

This is one of those feel good stories about a young man who went right out of high school into the Army during World War II. Coming out of the war, he was grateful to, of all people, his Drill Sergeant, who helped a boy become a man. The young man wanted to "pay the Sgt. back" in some way and the Sgt. said, "just PAY IT FORWARD". Do what you can to help your Buddies after the war. As a result of this admonition, John Lang became a V.A. Doctor. And he found romance and the leadership of God in the process.   CreateSpace eStore: https://www.createspace.com/7284021