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  • Lisa Wingate

    The compelling, poignant true stories of victims of a notorious adoption scandal—some of whom learned the truth from Lisa Wingate’s bestselling novel Before We Were Yours and were reunited with birth family members as a result of its wide reach From the 1920s to 1950, Georgia Tann ran a black-market baby business at the Tennessee Children’s Home Society in Memphis. She offered up more than 5,000 orphans tailored to the wish lists of eager parents—hiding the fact that many weren’t orphans at all, but stolen sons and daughters of poor families, desperate single mothers, and women told in maternity wards that their babies had died. The publication of Lisa...read more

  • Lisa Wingate

    NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • From the bestselling author of Before We Were Yours comes a dramatic historical novel of three young women searching for family amid the destruction of the post–Civil War South, and of a modern-day teacher who learns of their story and its vital connection to her students’ lives. “An absorbing historical . . . enthralling.”—Library Journal Bestselling author Lisa Wingate brings to life startling stories from actual “Lost Friends” advertisements that appeared in Southern newspapers after the Civil War, as newly freed slaves desperately searched for loved ones who had been sold away. Louisiana, 1875: In the...read more

  • Lisa Wingate

    Escucha ahora el libro que ha arrasado por sorpresa en las listas de Estados Unidos, basado en el impactante caso de niños robados que conmocionó al país. Aunque la vida nos lleve por diferentes caminos, el corazón siempre recuerda a dónde pertenece. Memphis, 1939 Rill Foss y sus cuatro hermanos pequeños disfrutan de una infancia mágica en su casa-barco en el Misisipi. Hasta que una noche de tormenta sus padres tienen que correr al hospital y unos desconocidos llegan para llevárselos a la fuerza al orfanato. Aunque les aseguran que su estancia allí será solo temporal, Rill pronto se dará cuenta de la terrible verdad. Y de que tendrá que luchar con todas sus fuerzas...read more

  • Lisa Wingate

    THE BLOCKBUSTER HIT—Over two million copies sold! A New York Times, USA Today, Wall Street Journal, and Publishers Weekly Bestseller   Look for Lisa Wingate’s powerful new historical novel, The Book of Lost Friends, available now! “Poignant, engrossing.”—People • “Lisa Wingate takes an almost unthinkable chapter in our nation’s history and weaves a tale of enduring power.”—Paula McLain Memphis, 1939. Twelve-year-old Rill Foss and her four younger siblings live a magical life aboard their family’s Mississippi River shantyboat. But when their father must rush their mother to the hospital one stormy night, Rill is...read more

  • Lisa Wingate

    According to USA Today, best-selling author Lisa Wingate 'dishes up fun and charm' with her touching romance novels. In Texas Cooking, Wingate tells the story of Colleen Collins, a big city reporter who thinks she's seen and heard it all until she visits the tiny town of San Saline. Listeners from all walks of life will relish this tale of passion, new beginnings, and the comforts of good food and good...read more

  • Lisa Wingate

    In this compelling tale by Lisa Wingate-award winning author of the national best-seller Lone Star CafE-the associate producer of TV's hottest show fears Amber Amberson's tiny Texas hometown already knows its Amber is an American Megastar finalist. But after several hilarious culture clashes, the Hollywood pro enlists the help of the quirky townsfolk when the sweet and naIve Amber goes missing. '. entertaining story of life in a small town with Texas-sized charm.' -Publishers...read more

  • Lisa Wingate

    Best-selling author Lisa Wingate serves up small-town values with humor and romance. Lauren hasn't returned to her hometown since her husband's death. But when her dad needs her help, she heads for their horse ranch in Daily, Texas. There she must prepare a 'broke down' race horse for his role in a movie that will alter the fortunes of her dad, a Hollywood star, and a...read more

  • Lisa Wingate

    From best-selling author Lisa Wingate comes Never Say Never, an enthralling blend of small-town charm and wholesome romance. Kai Miller has never put down roots and doesn't intend to change. Yet when a hurricane evacuation brings her to Daily, Texas, she begins to reexamine her tumbleweed ways. After meeting Kemp Eldridge, she can almost see herself settling down-until her dreams are dashed when she hears he's promised to another. But locals have learned to never say never-especially when Aunt Donnetta is cooking up a...read more

  • Lisa Wingate

    Award-winning, best-selling crossover author Lisa Wingate pens inspirational Southern fiction that tugs the heartstrings. Blue Moon Bay takes Seattle architect Heather Hampton to quiet Moses Lake, Texas, where a promotion at her firm hinges on the sale of family farmland for a proposed industrial plant. Her plans hit a few snags thanks to her quirky family and a handsome banker opposing the land deal. It soon becomes clear that providence has other ideas for her future, and maybe this small town is the place where all her dreams come...read more

  • Lisa Wingate

    Nationally best-selling author and American Christian Fiction Book of the Year Award winner Lisa Wingate pens inspirational contemporary romances brimming with emotion and charm. Mallory Hale is a congressional staffer whose whirlwind romance with Daniel Everson led to marriage and a new lifestyle on a ranch near Moses Lake. But her life takes a mysterious turn when she spots lights flickering at night on nearby Firefly Island, even though it's been abandoned for...read more

  • Lisa Wingate

    National best-selling author Lisa Wingate has inspired countless readers with her homegrown tales from her Texas Hill Country series. Archeologist Lindsey Attwood is distraught that her ex-husband has taken their eight-year-old daughter to Mexico for the summer. To take her mind off her worries, she agrees to visit her twin sister Laura and best friend Collie to help find stolen fossilized dinosaur tracks. But Lindsey soon discovers more than she bargained for, including a friendly mutt and hunky cowboy/veterinarian Zack...read more

  • Lisa Wingate

    Lisa Wingate has been favorably compared to authors Nicholas Sparks and Richard Paul Evans. In A Month of Summer, Hanna Beth has been caring for her aging husband-who suffers from Alzheimer's-and her developmentally challenged adult son for years on her own. But when she suffers a stroke, estranged stepdaughter Rebecca must take the reins. As she cares for her father and the step-brother she's barely met, Rebecca slowly begins to heal both herself and her...read more

  • Lisa Wingate

    Lisa Wingate, national best-selling author and inspirational speaker, delivers a novel that examines the paths we choose in life and the realization that we may be on the wrong one. One morning while running late to work, Laura Draper is ambushed by a future-determining call from her boyfriend that ends in an ultimatum. Suddenly, Laura finds herself at a crossroads and she is unsure of her next...read more

  • Lisa Wingate

    Wingate's Newest Blends Contemporary Romance with a Mystery out of the Past Allie Kirkland has never been one to take wild risks. But when she's offered a costuming assistant's job on a docudrama in the hills near Moses Lake, she jumps at the chance. She's always dreamed of following in her director-father's footsteps, and the reenactment of the legendary frontier settlement of Wildwood is a first step. The family expectations will have to wait. But in 1861, the real Wildwood held dangerous realities. Town founder Harland Delevan held helpless residents, including young Irish schoolteacher Bonnie Rose, in an iron grip. Mysterious disappearances led to myths and legends still retold in the...read more

  • Lisa Wingate

    Successful New York editor Jen Gibbs is at the top of hergame with her new position at Vida House Publishing-until a mysteriousmanuscript from an old slush pile appears on her desk. Turning the pages, Jenfinds herself drawn into the life of Sarra, a mixed-race Melungeon girl trappedby dangerous men in turn-of-the-century Appalachia. A risky hunch may leadto The Story Keeper's hidden origins and its unknown author, but whenthe trail turns toward the heart of the Blue Ridge Mountains, a place Jenthought she'd left behind forever, the price of a blockbuster book dealmay be higher than she's willing to...read more

  • Lisa Wingate

    From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Book of Lost Friends and Before We Were Yours comes a heartfelt novel about the bonds of family and the power of second chances. When Kate Bowman temporarily moves to her grandmother’s Missouri farm with her husband and baby son, she learns that the lessons that most enrich our lives often come unexpectedly. The family has given Kate the job of convincing Grandma Rose, who’s become increasingly stubborn and forgetful, to move off her beloved land and into a nursing home. But Kate knows such a change would break her grandmother’s heart.   Just when Kate despairs of finding answers, she...read more

  • Lisa Wingate

    In a time of crisis, two women come together and set off down a road of hope in the second novel in the Tending Roses series, from the New York Times bestselling author of Before We Were Yours. Twenty-one-year-old Jenilee Lane's dreams are as narrow as the sky is wide. She doesn't imagine any good could come out of the tornado that has ripped across the Missouri farmland where she's made her home. But some inner spark compels her to take action. To rescue her elderly neighbor, Eudora Gibson, from the cellar in which she's been trapped. To make her way to the nearby town of Poetry, where the townspeople have begun to gather in the only building left standing. To collect from the...read more

  • Lisa Wingate

    When a woman's whole life falls apart, she finds refuge in the home she left behind in this touching novel from the New York Times bestselling author of Before We Were Yours. Karen Sommerfield has been hiding from the big questions of her life--the emotional distance in her marriage, her inability to have children, and her bout with cancer. Getting lost in her high-powered career provides the sense of purpose she yearns for. Until the day she's downsized out of her job and the doctor tells her the cancer may be back. It's a double blow that would send anyone reeling. It sends Karen to Grandma Rose's old farm, where her sister has made a seemingly perfect life. Opening herself to the...read more

  • Lisa Wingate

    Once a gifted ballet dancer, Julia Costell buckled under the demands of a professional dance career, and has landed with a thud in an unglamorous job as a guidance counselor at a performing arts high school. Living back home with her parents and feeling lost, she is afraid she’ll never soar again…until the day young Dell Jordan is sent to her office, carrying an essay.In Dell’s writing, Julia sees luminous sparks of hope. But as she fights to forge a brighter future for one disadvantaged student, she is drawn into startling undercurrents of conflict and denial within the academy. Only when she is tested in ways she never could have imagined does she begin to discover where...read more

  • Lisa Wingate

    Adopted at thirteen, Dell Jordan was loved, mentored, and encouraged to pursue her passion for music. Now, at twenty, after a year abroad with a traveling symphony, a scholarship to Julliard is within reach. But underneath Dell's smoothly polished surface lurk mysteries from the past. Why did her mother abandon her? Who was her father? Are there faces somewhere that look like hers-blood relatives she's never met? Determined to find answers, Dell sets off on a secret journey into Oklahoma's Kiamichi Mountains, drawn by the only remaining link to her origins- a father's Native American name on her birth certificate. In the voices of her Choctaw ancestors, she'll discover the keys to a...read more