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Lisa Wingate

Biography

Lisa Wingate

Lisa Wingate is the New York Times bestselling author of 30 novels. She is known for combining elements of Southern storytelling, mystery and history to create novels hailed by Publishers Weekly as “Masterful.” Her novel, BEFORE WE WERE YOURS, remained on the New York Times bestseller list for over five months and has been translated into 35 languages. While her work has received many awards, she most treasures the National Civics Award, awarded by the kindness watchdog organization Americans for More Civility, to recognize public figures who work to promote greater kindness and civility in American life. She believes that stories can change the world.

Books by Lisa Wingate

by Lisa Wingate - Fiction

Based on one of America's most notorious real-life scandals --- in which Georgia Tann, director of a Memphis-based adoption organization, kidnapped and sold poor children to wealthy families all over the country --- Lisa Wingate's riveting, wrenching and ultimately uplifting tale reminds us how, even though the paths we take can lead to many places, the heart never forgets where we belong.

by Lisa Wingate - Christian, Christian Fiction, Fiction

When Iola Anne Poole passes away in her bed at 91, the struggling young mother in her rental cottage, Tandi Jo Reese, finds herself charged with the task of cleaning out Iola’s rambling Victorian house. Running from a messy, dangerous past, Tandi never expects to find more than a temporary hiding place within Iola’s walls. But everything changes with the discovery of 81 carefully decorated prayer boxes, one for each year, spanning from Iola’s youth to her last days.