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  • 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 author of A Month of Summer, an inspiring new novel in the Blue Sky Hill series about one woman's effect on a struggling Dallas neighborhood. With her adopted son missing and the rest of her family increasingly estranged, Sandra Kaye Darden is drawn to the little pink house where her Uncle Poppy once provided security. What begins for Sandra as a simple painting project, meant to prepare the house for sale, becomes a secret venture that eventually changes everything. Cass Blue is having trouble keeping food on the table since she ditched foster care. When Sandra Kaye shows up with lunch one day, Cass has no way of knowing that the meeting will lead to the creation of a...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

    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

    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

    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

  • Lisa Wingate

    Tandi Reese and her sister, Gina, have always been bound by complicated ties. Amid the rubble of a difficult childhood lie memories of huddling beneath beds and behind sofas while parental wars raged. Sisterhood was safety...once. But now? Faced with legal papers for a fraud she didn't commit, Tandi suspects that her sister has done something unthinkable. With Tandi's wedding just around the corner, a trip to the North Carolina Tidewater for a reckoning with Gina is not part of the plan. But unraveling lies from truth will require confronting strained sibling bonds and uncovering a dark family secret that will either free Tandi from her past or stain her future...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

    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