Tending Roses Books In Publication Order
- Tending Roses (2001)
- Good Hope Road (2003)
- The Language of Sycamores (2005)
- Drenched in Light (2006)
- A Thousand Voices (2007)
Texas Hill Country Books In Publication Order
- Texas Cooking (2003)
- Lone Star Cafe (2004)
- Over the Moon at the Big Lizard Diner (2005)
Blue Sky Hill Books In Publication Order
- A Month of Summer (2008)
- The Summer Kitchen (2009)
- Beyond Summer (2010)
- Dandelion Summer (2011)
Daily, Texas Books In Publication Order
- Talk of the Town (2008)
- Word Gets Around (2009)
- Never Say Never (2010)
Moses Lake Books In Publication Order
- Larkspur Cove (2010)
- Blue Moon Bay (2012)
- Firefly Island (2013)
- Wildwood Creek (2014)
Carolina Chronicles Books In Publication Order
- The Sea Glass Sisters (2013)
- The Prayer Box (2013)
- The Tidewater Sisters (2014)
- The Story Keeper (2014)
- The Sandcastle Sister (2015)
- The Sea Keeper’s Daughters (2015)
- Sisters (2016)
Outer Banks Short Stories/Novellas In Publication Order
- A Sandy’s Seashell Shop Christmas (2014)
Standalone Novels In Publication Order
- Before We Were Yours (2017)
- The Book of Lost Friends (2020)
Non-Fiction Books In Publication Order
- Before and After (2019)
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Lisa Wingate Books Overview
While living in a remote Missouri farmhouse and struggling to care for her husband, baby, and aging grandmother Katie Benson finds inspiration in the pages of her grandmother’s journal…
Stop what you are doing and experience Tending Roses. Here is a rich story of family and faith that reminds us of the bittersweet seasons of life and our call to care for each other. A rich story of family and faith. Lynne Hinton, author of Friendship Cake
Tending Roses is a story at once gentle and powerful about the very old and the very young, about the young woman who loves them all. In Katie, Lisa Wingate has created a wonderful character. Tending Roses affected me from the first page. Luanne Rice
Twenty year old Jenilee Lane whose dreams are as narrow as the sky is wide, is the last person to expect anything good to come out of the tornado that rips across the Missouri farmland surrounding her home. But some inner spark compels her to rescue her elderly neighbor, Eudora Gibson, from the cellar in which she’s been trapped. To make her way to the nearby town of Poetry, where the townspeople have begun to gather. To collect from the landscape letters, photographs, and mementos that might mean something to people who have lost everything. Brought close by tragedy, Jenilee and Eudora will learn lessons about the resilience of the human spirit and the ties that make a community strong. They will travel to a place they never would have imagined.
Karen Sommerfield has been hiding from life immersing herself in a high powered job until the day the company downsizes her out of a job and the doctor tells her that she may have cancer. It’s a double blow that sends Karen on a search for herself in the last place she ever thought to look: Grandma Rose’s old farm. As Karen’s hectic schedule falls away, she opens up to the unexpected. In the quiet of the Missouri Ozarks, she hears the soft, secret language of the sycamore trees, and discovers answers and a joy to make her life complete.
Once a gifted ballet dancer, Julia Costell buckled under the demands of a professional dance career, and has landed with a thud in an unglamorous job as a guidance counselor at a performing arts high school. Living back home with her parents and feeling lost, she is afraid she ll never soar again until the day young Dell Jordan is sent to her office, carrying an essay. In Dell’s writing, Julia sees luminous sparks of hope. But as she fights to forge a brighter future for one disadvantaged student, she is drawn into startling undercurrents of conflict and denial within the academy. Only when she is tested in ways she never could have imagined does she begin to discover where real meaning and fulfillment lie and realize that even though her life has seemed off course, she s been on the right path all along.
Adopted at thirteen, Dell Jordan was loved, mentored, and encouraged to pursue her passion for music. Now, at twenty, after a year abroad with a traveling symphony, a scholarship to Julliard is within reach. But underneath Dell’s smoothly polished surface lurk mysteries from the past. Why did her mother abandon her? Who was her father? Are there faces somewhere that look like hers blood relatives she’s never met? Determined to find answers, Dell sets off on a secret journey into Oklahoma’s Kiamichi Mountains, drawn by the only remaining link to her origins a father’s Native American name on her birth certificate. In the voices of her Choctaw ancestors, she’ll discover the keys to a future unlike anything she could have imagined.
No one is more surprised than Colleen Collins when she’s offered a job writing fluffy magazine articles about rural Texas Cooking. But after only a few days in the charming little town of San Saline, the big city reporter is falling for the local residents, and finding it impossible to resist the infuriating True McKittrick, a local boy made good whose mere presence makes her feel alive…
and at home.
The national bestselling author of Texas Cooking serves up another treat
Big Lizard Bottoms where getting hitched is a local industry is not any place Lindsey Attwood, a play it safe paleontologist who’s sworn off romance, ever expected to find herself. She’s here posing as a horse psychology student to help recover dinosaur tracks stolen from a local guest ranch. After only a day at the ranch, things start spiraling out of control. Her horse therapy horse hates her, she’s been adopted by a huge stray dog with a bad reputation, and there’s this local rancher who has her all moonstruck. After years of digging around in the past, Lindsey’s wondering if it’s finally time to see what the present has to offer.
First in a new series from a national bestselling author whose novels are like those of Nicholas Sparks and Richard Paul Evans. Bryan College Station Eagle For Rebecca Macklin, an ordinary summer brings about an extraordinary change of heart when she discovers that her aging father has been wandering the Dallas streets alone, and his wife, Hanna Beth, has landed in a nursing home. Now Rebecca must put aside old resentments and return to her childhood home. In this moving story of separation and forgiveness, two women will unravel the betrayals of the past and discover the true meaning of family.
From the author of A Month of Summer, an inspiring new novel in the Blue Sky Hill series about one woman’s effect on a struggling Dallas neighborhood. With her adopted son missing and the rest of her family increasingly estranged, Sandra Kaye Darden is drawn to the little pink house where her Uncle Poppy once provided security. What begins for Sandra as a simple painting project, meant to prepare the house for sale, becomes a secret venture that eventually changes everything. Cass Blue is having trouble keeping food on the table since she ditched foster care. When Sandra Kaye shows up with lunch one day, Cass has no way of knowing that the meeting will lead to the creation of a place of refuge that could reunite a divided community. In this moving story of second chances, two unlikely allies realize their ability to make a difference…
and the power of what becomes known as The Summer Kitchen to nourish the soul.
National bestselling author Lisa Wingate returns with an uplifting novel set in Blue Sky Hill, where unexpected challenges and new relationships give deeper meanings to ‘home’. When Tam Lambert learns that her family’s upscale home is in foreclosure, the life she’s known is forever changed. Tam and her family must move to a changing Dallas neighborhood called Blue Sky Hill…
New resident Shasta Williams knows nothing of real estate schemes when she and her husband purchase a home in Blue Sky Hill. To her it’s the perfect place to raise her children. Better yet is getting to know Tam, who lives next door. When neighbors realize that a corrupt deal could force them from their homes, friendships and loyalties are tested. Over the span of one summer, two young women discover the strength and maturity to do the impossible. They find that even in Blue Sky Hill, life altering relationships and amazing possibilities can begin to blossom…
The latest in the inspirational and heartwarming Blue Sky Hill series from Lisa Wingate. All her life, Epiphany Salerno has been tossed like a dandelion seed on the wind. Now, at sixteen, she must move to the low rent side of Blue Sky Hill and work where she’s not wanted: in an upscale home on The Hill. J. Norman Alvord’s daughter has hired a teenager to stay with him in the afternoons. Widowed and suffering from heart trouble, Norman wants to be left alone. But in Epie’s presence, Norman discovers a mystery memories of another life and a woman who saved him. As he and Epie take an unexpected road trip through sleepy Southern towns, they form a life changing friendship and uncover long held family secrets.
The show American Megastar is the hottest thing on television but its associate producer, Mandalay Florentino, is worried. She’s just arrived in the tiny town of Daily, Texas, to arrange a surprise ‘reunion concert’ for hometown finalist Amber Amberson. Only it turns out everyone in town seems to know the secret. And paparazzi are arriving. Word from Hollywood is that Amber has disappeared with a ‘bad boy’ actor. Can anything go right in this tumbleweed town? Imagene Doll loves her town of Daily, Texas, but things are lonely without her beloved husband. Life seems dull. At least until that fancy dressed woman pulls into town, looking terrified and glamorous all at once. Soon life’s not the least bit boring as Imagene and the rest of Daily find themselves at the center of a media maelstrom with a young girl’s future on the line.
Lauren Eldridge had avoided returning home to Daily, Texas, until her father confesses to being in over his head. Paying back an old favor, he’s invested in a horse that’s supposed to be the star of a new Hollywood movie. Only the horse won’t behave. And Lauren is the best trainer in the state. Convinced to return, she soon finds more than she bargained for when the movie’s screenwriter turns out to be leading man handsome. This movie may be Nate Heath’s last shot at turning his career around. He didn’t have high hopes at first, but the town of Daily may be just what everyone needs to find hope and healing. And maybe even a little romance.
Kai Miller floats through life like driftwood tossed by waves. She’s never put down roots in any one place and she doesn’t plan to. But when a chaotic hurricane evacuation lands her in Daily, Texas, she begins to think twice about her wayfaring existence. And when she meets hometown boy Kemp Eldridge, she can almost picture settling down in Daily until she discovers he may be promised to someone else. Daily has always been a place of refuge for those the wind blows in, but for Kai, it looks like it will be just another place to leave behind. Then again, Daily always has a few surprises in store especially when Aunt Donetta has cooked up a scheme.
Heather Hampton returns to Moses Lake, Texas, to help facilitate the sale of a family farm as part of a planned industrial plant that will provide the area with much needed jobs. Heather’s future fiance has brokered the deal, and Heather is in line to do her first large scale architectural design if the deal goes through. But the currents of Moses Lake have a way of taking visitors on unexpected journeys. What was intended to be a quick trip suddenly morphs into Valentine’s week with Blaine Underhill, the handsome banker who just happens to be opposing Heather’s project. Spending the holiday in an ex funeral parlor seems like a nightmare, but Heather slowly finds herself being drawn into the area’s history, hope, and heart.