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  • 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

    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

    The #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Book of Lost Friends and Before We Were Yours presents an uplifting novel set in a small Texas neighborhood where unexpected challenges and new relationships give deeper meanings to “home.”   When eighteen-year-old Tam Lambert learns that her family’s upscale home is in foreclosure, the life she's known is forever changed. Tam and her family must move into a tiny house in a changing Dallas neighborhood called Blue Sky Hill... New resident Shasta Reid-Williams knows nothing of real estate schemes when she and her husband purchase a home in Blue Sky Hill. To her it’s the perfect place to raise her...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

    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

    “A story beautifully told, with richly drawn characters that will...make you want to laugh and cry”* from the #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Book of Lost Friends and Before We Were Yours. All her life, Epiphany Salerno has been tossed like a dandelion seed on the wind. Now, at sixteen, she must move to the low-rent side of Blue Sky Hill and work where she's not wanted: in an upscale home on The Hill. J. Norman Alvord's daughter has hired a teenager to stay with him in the afternoons. Widowed and suffering from heart trouble, Norman wants to be left alone. But in Epie's presence, Norman discovers a mystery. Deep in his mind lie memories of...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

    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

    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

    When Andrea moves to Moses Lake, Texas, with her son, she hopes her job will provide purpose and solace from an ordeal that shattered her life and shook her faith. Mart, the new game warden, hopes to escape the constant reminders of a tragedy he can't forgive himself for. Soon a girl's plight offers them both a chance for redemption and draws them closer than they ever anticipated. 'Rich characterization and strong sense of place. Highly recommended.'-Coleen Coble, best-selling...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

    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

    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

    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

    A young woman, anold woman, and the story of a lifetime... When Iola Anne Poole, an old-timer on Hatteras Island,passes away in her bed at ninety-one, the struggling young mother in her rentalcottage, Tandi Jo Reese, finds herself charged with the task of cleaning outIola's rambling Victorian house. Running from a messy, dangerous past, Tandi neverexpects to find more than a temporary hiding place within Iola's walls, buteverything changes with the discovery of eighty-one carefully decorated prayerboxes, one for each year, dating from Iola's youth to her last days. Hiddenin the boxes is the story of a lifetime, written on random bits of paper-thehopes and wishes, fears and thoughts of an...read more

  • Lisa Wingate

    I want to be like this stretch of freshly cleared shore. At times, I think I'm ready. Let the waves wash over me. But then I catch myself running from the tide just before it happens... New York editor Jen Gibbs knew that buying Evan Hall's next blockbuster book would change her career. She didn't know it would change her life. But after being sent along on the European book tour at Evan's request, she has made a promise she's not sure she can keep-she's crossed professional lines and accepted Evan's surprising engagement proposal. Now she's scared to death. In Jen's family, marriage represents the death of every dream a woman holds for herself. Can the revelation of her mother's...read more

  • Lisa Wingate

    Elizabeth Gallagher has been balancing on the ragged edge for a while now. Then a rough case on the boards of her 911 operator's job collides with a family conflict at home, and Elizabeth finds herself finally coming apart at the seams. A four-state road trip-trapped in a car with her mother-is the last thing she needs. Their destination may be beautiful Hatteras Island, but the reason for going is anything but pleasant. After one disastrous hurricane, and with a second one working its way up the coast, it's time to convince Aunt Sandy to abandon her little seaside store on North Carolina's Outer Banks and return to the family fold in Michigan. But when the storm sweeps through, the three...read more

  • Lisa Wingate

    From modern-day Roanoke Island to the sweeping backdrop of North Carolina's Blue Ridge Mountains and Roosevelt's WPA folklore writers, past and present intertwine to create an unexpected destiny. Restaurant owner Whitney Monroe is desperate to save her business from a hostile takeover. The inheritance of a decaying Gilded Age hotel on North Carolina's Outer Banks may provide just the ray of hope she needs. But things at the Excelsior are more complicated than they seem. Whitney's estranged stepfather is entrenched on the third floor, and the downstairs tenants are determined to save the historic building. Searching through years of stored family heirlooms may be Whitney's only hope of quick...read more