A 1950s sweet Southern romance

Thrilled with her new independence, Susannah decides she doesn’t need a man to complete her life. Yet she falls in love with Edward.

Edward’s bachelor creed is to date a woman three times and walk away. Then he meets Susannah. Loving her is dangerous for his career goals, but he can’t resist her.

When Edward’s law firm assigns him an out-of-state project, will his career success remain his priority, or will the woman he loves become his major concern?

Find out in this unforgettable first novel in the Emotions of the Heart series. If you like wholesome romance that brings together a city boy and a small-town girl, don’t miss this intriguing and entertaining love story that can be read and enjoyed as a standalone. 


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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.

My West Virginia Mountains series, my endearing Caney Creek series, and my standalone novels and novellas are all sweet Southern mid-20th-century romance stories. I hope you get hours of enjoyment while reading my books. Details and first chapters can be found by clicking the Books tab above.

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