Award Winning Inspirational Romance Author

New for November!

I’m counting the days until my newest Love Inspired hits the shelves! A Rancher to Trust will make its official debut on December 17. That’ll be here before we know it! I’m extra excited about this one. I’ve wanted to tell Bailey Quinn’s story for a long time, and I’m so glad she’s finally getting…

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Fresh For the Fall!!

Come see what’s new! It’s fall, ya’ll, and I’m feeling restless! There’s just something so energizing about September. Maybe it’s the prospect of cooler weather, I don’t know, but this is the season when I want to get busy and make some changes. So–I did! Or, to be strictly honest, the fabulous Heather K. Duff…

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Summer Reads and Some Georgia Bling!

Squealing in late to share some great last minute summer reads! But before I forget, today (Friday, August 9th) is the last day to enter for this sweet little summer giveaway! I’m giving away a copy of Hometown Hope and a cute “somebody in Georgia loves me” necklace! This sweet little duo is for newsletter…

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Canning Peaches with the Yankee Belles!

Put your apron on, folks–we’re canning peaches over at the Yankee Belle Café today! Home-canned peaches are easier than you might think–and when you open a jar in midwinter you’ll be amazed. These things taste just as luscious as a peach straight off the tree in July! Pop in and join us here: Yankee Belle Café…

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Hometown Happy

Once upon a time there was a writer from a small Georgia town who had just released her very first ever book into the wide world. She was attending a writers’ conference where she was as jumpy as a cricket in a henhouse, feeling like a total newb around all the savvier, more experienced writers.…

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Flap, Little Book-Birdies!

Well, it’s official!  Hometown Hope is flapping its wings–the Kindle version released yesterday! You can check it out  here I’m not the only mama bird celebrating the launch of a brand new book this month! My fledgling is flapping alongside some truly stellar company. Need some ideas for great books to add to your TBR pile?…

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If you see me with a goofy smile…

…it’s totally because of this wonderful review of Hometown Hope by Erin over at her excellent blog For Him and My Family! Like all authors, I appreciate reviews so much–and every once in awhile there’s one that grabs my heart and gives it a big old squeeze!  This was one of those–and I just gotta share! Here’s…

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I was holding my breath–and then…

Okay, so I’m participating in a blog tour with Justreads–something I’ve never done before! The tour started up today and will run the rest of this week, with four different blogs featuring HOMETOWN HOPE (releasing tomorrow–yay!) each day. This is exciting stuff–and I’ll admit I was holding my breath to see how my newest book…

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Some Seriously Good Stuff!

I’m so excited, ya’ll–I’m a guest today over at the wonderful Seriously Write! I’m talking about perfectionism—surely I’m not the only person dealing with that, right? I’m sharing how changing one little word shifted my thinking in a better direction–what a relief! Check it out here  and please drop me a comment when you stop by! Can you…

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Sweetest. Cover. Ever.

As my fledgling newsletter’s wonderful subscribers just found out, Hometown Hope officially has a cover! And come on, ya’ll, isn’t that just the sweetest picture ever?  It wasn’t at all what I was expecting. Love Inspired doesn’t usually feature indoor scenes on their covers, for one thing. And my other two covers centered around the…

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