Lisa Wingate is a former journalist, an inspirational speaker, and the bestselling author of more than twenty novels. Her work has won or been nominated for many awards, including the Pat Conroy Southern Book Prize, the Oklahoma Book Award, the Carol Award, the Christy Award, and the RT Reviewers' Choice Award. Wingate lives in the Ouachita Mountains of southwest Arkansas.
Lisa Wingate takes an almost unthinkable chapter in our nation's history and weaves a tale of enduring power - Paula McLain, author of The Paris WifeHeartfelt, honest, and entirely entertaining... this poignant story will touch your heart from the first page to the last - Kristin Hannah, author of The NightingaleOne of the year's best books . . . It is impossible not to get swept up in this near-perfect novel. It invades your heart from the very first pages and stays there long after the book is finished - Huffington PostA poignant, engrossing tale - People MagazineWingate roots her tender tale in hope, redemption, and family - Publishers WeeklyA gift for crafting a story. Lisa Wingate never disappoints - USA Today