Reba Rhyne

Biography

For three-quarters of a century, Reba Rhyne’s home has been in East Tennessee. During this time, she was married for 25 years, had a daughter, and established a business of her own. Writing began as a hobby, while she spent months on clients’ locations as a consultant, developing prototypes for boat upholstery. This is her first published novel, but not her last. Writing in a style reminiscent of Laura Ingalls Wilder and Janette Oke, Reba Rhyne, tells stories based on real history, much if it inspired by her own ancestors. For sixty years, she has been a Christ-follower who believes her responsibility is to follow the Great Commission found in the Gospel of Matthew. Retired, she shares her fifteen acres in the Smoky Mountain foothills with Phil the groundhog and numerous other animal friends.

Books

Tipton's of Tybbington Before and Beyond, Part One
Price: $7.50 USD. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2020. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Historical » General
1500 years ago, a family set sail from the marshes of Frisia on the coast of Northern Germany. This tribal family settled on the River Tame, living there, and in England for 1,000 years. Another journey would take them to Barbados and Jamaica. Jonathan Tipton was the first descendant of his family in the New World.
The Six at Chestnut Hill Farm
Price: $7.50 USD. Words: 106,280. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2020. Categories: Fiction » Christian » Romance, Fiction » Christian » Historical
For the first time, after her engagement to her music minister, Luke Avery, Amanda doubted. As uncertainty reared its ugly head, she wondered at the folly of selling her lovely house, taking in four strange children under her wing, and marrying a man who seemed to drag a heap of baggage and family problems with him. What if this relationship fell apart like Humpty Dumpty and couldn’t be mended?
Tipton's Sugar Cove - Matthew
Price: $7.50 USD. Words: 130,830. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2020. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Christian » Romance
Some wounds can be seen. Others are hidden. But all can change your life, some to the point of warping a personality, some causing major mental problems, or even, to the inability of living in the world. The people in this book have embedded scars from those wounds—some physical and some emotional. This is their story, set in Cades Cove, deep in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park.
Chilhowee Legacy
Price: $7.50 USD. Words: 91,080. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Romance » Historical
Melva Tipton lives in Chilhowee, Tennessee. She is a feisty, outdoorsy, young girl with her own mind, encouraged by her parents, Noah & Nancy Tipton. Noah owns the Tipton Mercantile. Melva sees a handsome man, Burl Whitehead and decides she will marry him. After they marry, Melva has a hard but idyllic life until faced with a terrible tragedy. This precipitates a decision which changes her life.
My Cherokee Rose
Price: $7.50 USD. Words: 102,380. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Christian » Romance
Usually, the death of a loved one soon ends or at least reduces their influence on those they leave behind. Not so with Maddie Whitehead Ryeton. A single red rose in a funeral bud vase, and the bequeath of a used, taped-up USPS box with JENNI scrawled in her grandmother’s handwriting, pique the young girl’s curiosity. Were they related? How? She sets out to find the answer.
Butterfield Station
Price: $7.50 USD. Words: 110,350. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Historical » USA
In 1858, at almost seventeen, a determined and fearless Gracie Tipton mounts her horse in Nashville, Tennessee and travels two thousand miles of the Butterfield Trail, an overland mail route to San Francisco. Her father has been hired as station man at The Pinery in the Guadalupe Mountains of Texas and New Mexico.

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