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USA Today bestselling author Tamera Alexander is a novelist whose deeply drawn characters, thought-provoking plots, and poignant prose have earned her devoted readers worldwide as well as multiple industry awards. Tamera enjoys a devoted international following with her books being translated into German, Dutch, and Polish. She recently returned from a book tour in The Netherlands for the release of A Lasting Impression.

Her first seven novels are set against the rugged backdrop of the Colorado Territory (1860-70s), but she's recently turned her pen toward "home" and is writing about her own Southern heritage. A Lasting Impression, the first of three Belmont Mansion novels, showcases the larger-than-life history of Adelicia Acklen, the riche
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Tamera Alexander Right now, August 2015, I'm working on the third novel in the Belmont Mansion series. Love these Southern novels.
Tamera Alexander The idea for A Beauty So Rare came straight from history. History found at the Belmont Mansion in Nashville, Tennessee, not far from where I live. The…moreThe idea for A Beauty So Rare came straight from history. History found at the Belmont Mansion in Nashville, Tennessee, not far from where I live. The first time I stepped foot in the Belmont Mansion in 2004, I knew I wanted to write about the people who lived there and the events that happened during the late nineteenth century. Here's a two minute glimpse into what inspired me to write A Beauty So Rare: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rVV1E...

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“But he'd learned long ago that a life lived without risks pretty much wasn't worth living. Life rewarded courage, even when that first step was taken neck-deep in fear.”
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“Just as hundreds of brushstrokes comprised a finished canvas, people were made up of a lifetime of experiences, both good and bad. And without knowing what someone had endured, it was impossible to truly know them - and accept them - for who they were.”
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“Let no one define how you se yourself...save God alone. See yourself through His eyes and His strength, and you'll see who you can be despite being who you are.”
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This is the poll for August's Books of the Month - the two with the most votes will be our winners.

Barefoot Summer (Chapel Spring #1) by Denise Hunter Barefoot Summer by Denise Hunter
 
  12 votes 24.5%

At Every Turn by Anne Mateer At Every Turn by Anne Mateer
 
  7 votes 14.3%

Full Steam Ahead by Karen Witemeyer Full Steam Ahead by Karen Witemeyer
 
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To Whisper Her Name (Belle Meade Plantation, #1) by Tamera Alexander To Whisper Her Name by Tamera Alexander
 
  6 votes 12.2%

Beyond All Dreams by Elizabeth Camden Beyond All Dreams by Elizabeth Camden
 
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A Sensible Arrangement (Lone Star Brides, #1) by Tracie Peterson A Sensible Arrangement by Tracie Peterson
 
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The Day We Met by Dusti Bowling The Day We Met by Dusti Bowling
 
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The Brickmaker's Bride (Refined by Love, #1) by Judith McCoy Miller The Brickmaker's Bride by Judith McCoy Miller
 
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Deployed (Called to Serve, #1) by Mel Odom Deployed by Mel Odom
 
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Mary's Blessing (McKenna's Daughters, #2) by Lena Nelson Dooley Mary's Blessing by Lena Nelson Dooley
 
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“Just as hundreds of brushstrokes comprised a finished canvas, people were made up of a lifetime of experiences, both good and bad. And without knowing what someone had endured, it was impossible to truly know them - and accept them - for who they were.”
Tamera Alexander, A Lasting Impression

“But he'd learned long ago that a life lived without risks pretty much wasn't worth living. Life rewarded courage, even when that first step was taken neck-deep in fear.”
Tamera Alexander, Within My Heart

“Two roads diverged in a wood, and I -
I took the one less traveled by,
And that has made all the difference.”
Robert Frost

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Brooke Barenfanger Thank you for becoming my friend! I have read all of your books and love all of them! I'm looking forward to A Beauty So Fair


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