Tuesday, August 15, 2023

A Louisiana Christmas to Remember: Three heartwarming, interconnected stories of faith, love, and restoration by Betsy St. Amant, Betsy St. Amant, Lenora Worth


A Rare Snowfall Leads to a Christmas to Remember

Three heartwarming, interconnected stories of faith, love, and restoration, brought to you by three Louisiana-native authors. Will a rare snowy Louisiana Christmas bring restoration and hope to the hometown and hearts of three women from the town’s founding family?
A Louisiana Snow by Morgan Tarpley Smith, meet Mattie: A passionate visionary who learns to forgive and finds love in unexpected places…
Restoring Christmas by Betsy St. Amant, meet Jolene: An artist and prodigal daughter who discovers love exists in the very place she once called home…
A Christmas Reunion by Lenora Worth, meet Adale: A beautiful widow who finally dares to love again…
And don’t forget Granny, whose feisty spirit, blunt dialogue, and quirky ways play an important and endearing role.
About The Authors

Author Morgan Tarpley Smith is a world traveler who weaves stories of history and heart. She loves to write inspirational fiction that transports readers to faraway places and intertwines past and present to explore questions of truth and faith. With Barbour, her debut novella publishes this fall as part of a contemporary collection of interconnected stories called A Louisiana Christmas to Remember. Morgan is an award-winning journalist who works as a freelance writer and author assistant. She lives in Louisiana with her husband and son. For more information about her, visit www.morgantarpleysmith.com 

 Lenora Worth is an ACFW Honor Roll member. She writes inspirational fiction for Harlequin's Love Inspired and sweet romance for Tule Publishing. She also writes for Kensington Books. She helped launch the Rodeo Knights Western Romance imprint. Her LIS Body of Evidence made the NY Times Bestseller list and she is also a USA Today and Publishers Weekly Bestselling author. In 2016, she received a Romantic Times Pioneers of Fiction Award. Three of her books have been nominated for the ACFW Carol Award and she is an RWA RITA finalist. Lenora has written 80+ books and has an estimated 3 million books in print. She loves cheesecake, shoe shopping, walking on the beach and reading.

 Betsy St. Amant Haddox is the author of over twenty romance novels and novellas. She resides in north Louisiana with her hubby, two daughters, an impressive stash of coffee mugs, and one furry Schnauzer-toddler. Betsy has a B.A. in Communications and a deep-rooted passion for seeing women restored to truth. When she’s not composing her next book or baby-talking her dog, Betsy can be found somewhere in the vicinity of an iced coffee. She writes frequently for iBelieve, a devotional site for women, and offers author coaching and editing services through Storyside LLC. 
My Review

 This is a beautifully written story by three authors, and as one story ended the next starts seamlessly!

We have a spunky Grandmother about to reach her 80th birthday, her daughter Adale, and her daughter Jolene and niece Mattie. These delightful, talented women will warm your heart, and they share their lives and thoughts with us.

These women love their town and are descendants of the founder, and now they are helping to restore the Chapel that was damaged in a hurricane.

This is a story of forgiveness, and it resonates throughout, and we are gifted some sweet love stories.

A very enjoyable read!

I received this book through Net Galley and the Publisher Barbour, and was not required to give a positive review

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