Among the Fair Magnolias: An to Mend a Dream
"You don't have to be a fan of Southern fiction or historical fiction to appreciate and enjoy the fabulous storytelling in this collection." -4½ stars, RT Book Reviews In the most turbulent decade of our nation's history, four Southern...
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"You don't have to be a fan of Southern fiction or historical fiction to appreciate and enjoy the fabulous storytelling in this collection." -4½ stars, RT Book Reviews
In the most turbulent decade of our nation's history, four Southern women-destinies forged by birth, hearts steeled by war-face near impossible choices on their journeys in life ... and in love.
To Mend a Dream by Tamera Alexander
Savannah Darby would do almost anything to revisit her family home. So when new owner, Aidan Bedford, a Boston attorney and former Union soldier, seeks to redecorate the house for his fiancée, Savannah jumps at the opportunity. But the clock is ticking. Can she find the box her father supposedly hid there during the war before her assignment is completed? And before she sees yet another battle lost on the home front? This time, one of the heart.
An Outlaw's Heart by Shelley Gray
When Russell Stark returns to Fort Worth, he's determined to begin a new life. But when he arrives at his mother's homestead, he discovers she's very ill, and the woman he loved is still as beautiful and sweet as he remembered. With time running out, Russell must come to terms with both his future and his past.
A Heart So True by Dorothy Love
Abigail knows all too well what is expected of her: to marry her distant cousin Charles and take her place in society. But her heart belongs to another-and a terrible incident forces Abby to choose between love and duty.
Love Beyond Limits by Elizabeth Musser
Emily has a secret: She's in love with one of the freedmen on her family's plantation. Meanwhile, another man declares his love for her. Emily realizes some things are not as they seem and secrets must be kept in order to keep those she loves safe.
"Four intriguing novellas rich in historical detail, with unique settings and surprising premises-each filled with romance and heartbreak, pain and redemption. This collection set in the nineteenth century took me home to times and places in the Deep South I've visited only in my dreams. An absolute pleasure to read." -Cathy Gohlke, bestselling author of Secrets She Kept and Saving Amelie
"Among the Fair Magnolias will sweep you into the past, carrying you into the beauty and battles of the Old South. You will love, laugh, and lament as your heart is inspired to face life with courage and live it more fully." -Cindy Woodsmall, New York Times and CBA bestselling author
Shelley Shephard Gray earned a bachelor's and master's degree in education. Before becoming a full time writer, she taught elementary school in Texas, Arizona, and Colorado. She started writing about the Amish because their way of life appealed to her and she wanted to write stories about regular people in extraordinary situations. Her works include the Sisters of the Heart series, Seasons of Sugarcreek series, The Families of Honor series, Heart of a Hero series, and Secrets of Crittenden County series.
Elizabeth Goldsmith Musser, a native of Atlanta, Georgia, attended the Westminster Schools and then received her B.A. in English and French from Vanderbilt University, where she was a member of Phi Beta Kappa and graduated magna cum laude. ýThough passionate about writing since childhood, Elizabeth's first book was not published until 1996. Two Crosses was the first of a trilogy set during both the Algerian War for independence from France (1957-1962) and the present day civil war in Algeria. Her work has since been translated into Dutch, French, and German. ýSince 1989, Elizabeth and her
Tamera Alexander is the critically acclaimed author of Rekindled, her first novel. Before turning to writing full-time, Tamera Alexander's professional background was in business management and corporate conference coordination. A business graduate of Harding University, Tamera lives with her husband and their two teenagers in Greeley, Colorado.
A native of west Tennessee, Dorothy Love makes her home in the Texas hill country with her husband and their two golden retrievers. An accomplished author in the secular market, Dorothy makes her debut in Christian fiction with the Hickory Ridge novels.