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I write sweet Southern romance novels set mostly in the American South in the 1950s and also stirring nonfiction. In my novels, I hope you will find inspiration and a gentle--yet compelling--story that is intriguing and entertaining. About my nonfiction books, a reader wrote that I offer spiritual tonic and hope.

All the stories in my novels and novellas  are sweet Southern mid-20th-century romances. I hope you get hours of enjoyment while reading my books. You can read first chapters by clicking the Books tab above.

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Even if Abby wins the Christmas Bake-Off, she loses.

In this 20th-century Christmas love story, Abby Hudson owns a bakery in a small Southern town. But a newcomer to town opens another bakery across the street from hers.

In this sweet Christmas romance, Dave Cameron expresses high hopes of running a successful bakery. Then he meets Abby, his competitor, finds her attractive, but senses a secretive air about her.

When the Merchants’ Association plans a Christmas Bake-Off between Dave and Abby, with the winner receiving a kiss from the loser, why is she against the idea?

Will Abby share her secrets with Dave so they can enjoy a romantic relationship despite their business competition?

Read this delightful Christian romance to find out if Abby and Dave can move beyond strictly business and find happiness.

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Get a free eBook copy of Jo’s book, Ties That Bind: Family Stories, when you sign up for her newsletter. The short stories in Ties That Bind are fictional examples of varied family relationships.

From an Amazon reader review about this book: “…the most wonderful, thought-provoking stories inside the cover of Ties That Bind: Family Stories.”

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