Native Georgia resident Denise Weimer earned her journalism degree with a minor in history from Asbury University. She is the author of romantic novella Redeeming Grace, and her magazine articles about Northeast Georgia have appeared in numerous regional publications. She is a wife and mother, a life-long historian, and the former director of a mid-1800s dance group, The 1860s Civilian Society of Georgia.
In the fourth and final book in the Georgia Gold Series, reconstruction-era Georgia tests the metal of half-Cherokee Mahala Randall, newly married into Jack's shipping family in shattered but proud Savannah; and Dylan and Carolyn Rousseau, who battle the memory of Dylan's brother, the debt and drought-cracked earth of their upland farm, and the lure of lost Confederate Gold.
Having restored Michael Johnson’s ancestors’ house and apothecary shop and begun applying the lessons of family and forgiveness unearthed from the past, Jennifer Rushmore expects to complete her first preservation job with the simple relocation of a log home.
Jennifer Rushmore has overseen the restoration of brooding bachelor Michael Johnson’s ancestors’ doctor’s house long enough to work through their initial differences. Now the apothecary shop discloses a heart-breaking tale circa 1870 Georgia, shaking loose her own suppressed past as mysterious accidents escalate into danger.
As historic preservationist Jennifer and brooding bachelor Michael restore his ancestors’ historic doctor’s residence in a rural Georgia community, they uncover the Roaring 1920s-era prejudice and secrets that caused Michael’s branch to fall off the family tree… and bring two loners into the heart of unexpected relationships.
An upland farm and an inn to run in the absence of the men they love, a perilous wagon journey fleeing Sherman, and the revelation of a long-hidden truth about a murder and missing gold. Do two unlikely friends ever have their hands full! For cultured Carolyn Rousseau and half-Cherokee Mahala Franklin adventure and romance blossom.
Hidden loyalties are exposed and relationships threatened as Georgia seeks to become its own republic, only to be plunged into civil war. Faced with taking over his family's shipping firm, Jack must choose between his Northern convictions and his Southern family, while Devereaux tests himself and his feelings for Carolyn on the battlefields of Virginia.
Sautee Shadows: Book one of the Georgia Gold Series is the sweeping saga of four families whose lives intertwine through romance, adventure and murderlinking antebellum Georgia’s coast and mountains during the economic expansion of the 1830s.