Dr. Lin Stepp is a native Tennessean, a businesswoman, and an educator. She is on faculty part-time at Tusculum College and her business background includes over 20 years in marketing, sales, production art, and regional publishing. She has editorial and writing experience in regional magazines and in the academic field. For Six Good Reasons, the third book in her Smoky Mountains series will be released Spring 2011. Visit her website at: www.linstepp.com
"Well I've finally come across someone that believes in all the things that I do--love, family, faith, intrigue, mystery, loyalty, romance and a great love for our beloved Smoky Mountains." Dolly Parton
Life is sometimes hard as a widowed, single mother with three young children, a business to run, bills to meet, and debts to pay. Despite it all, Rosalyn McCreary tries to count her blessings. She cherishes her shop, Second Hand Rose, her family and friends. A practical woman by necessity, she seldom indulges in impulse and fancy—except for that crazy spring day she danced with a total stranger.
Delia Eleanor Walker’s life is perfectly planned, the wedding date set, the invitations mailed, and her family gathered at the North Carolina beach house ready to celebrate—when Delia receives Prentice’s unexpected fed-ex announcing he’s married someone else! What on earth will she do? She’s centered every aspect of her future around her upcoming marriage, and she knows her family will blame her.
It is difficult to recover when hurt by those we love and trust. But,in this second novel in the beloved Smoky Mountain Series, a young woman finds healing and new confidence while staying in a rural cabin on the quiet side of the mountains.
The deep secrets that restrict us and limit our lives are at the heart of this first,novel in the Smoky Mountain series.
Vivian Delaney arrives in the quiet Wear’s Valley, on the backside of the Smoky Mountains, carrying a heavy load of hidden problems and eager to find a place to escape the recent troubles of her past. But,secrets are hard are hard to keep, from her landlord, Scott Jamison.