Deborah Smith

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Deborah Smith

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Bestselling Author
Co-founder, co-publisher
Vice-president, Editor in Chief
BelleBooks, Memphis, TN

Deborah Smith is the New York Times bestselling author of A Place to Call Home, and the No. 1 Kindle Bestseller The Crossroads Cafe, A Gentle Rain and other acclaimed romantic novels portraying life and love in the modern Appalachian South. A native Georgian, Deborah is a former newspaper editor who turned to novel-writing with great success.

With more than 35 romance, women's fiction and fantasy novels to her credit, Deborah's books have sold over 3 million copies worldwide. Among her honors is a Lifetime Achievement Award from Romantic Times Magazine and a nomination for the prestigious Townsend Literary Award. In 2003 Disney optioned Sweet Hus

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I’m seeing comments like Tom’s from writers on Kindleboards as well; the evidence seems to be growing that Kindle Unlimited has damaged sales for a significant number of self-published authors at Amazon. Other factors hurting sales (besides the stagnating ebook market in general) are Amazon’s favoring of its own imprints in promotions and rankings (those Amazon-published books do...

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The Crossroads Cafe
3.84 of 5 stars 3.84 avg rating — 2,881 ratings — published 2006 — 9 editions
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A Place to Call Home
4.06 of 5 stars 4.06 avg rating — 1,677 ratings — published 1997 — 11 editions
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A Gentle Rain
3.98 of 5 stars 3.98 avg rating — 1,126 ratings — published 2007 — 9 editions
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On Bear Mountain
3.79 of 5 stars 3.79 avg rating — 881 ratings — published 2001 — 18 editions
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Sweet Hush
3.92 of 5 stars 3.92 avg rating — 810 ratings — published 2003 — 10 editions
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The Stone Flower Garden
3.77 of 5 stars 3.77 avg rating — 650 ratings — published 2002 — 8 editions
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Alice at Heart (Waterlilies...
3.48 of 5 stars 3.48 avg rating — 739 ratings — published 2001 — 10 editions
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Mossy Creek (Mossy Creek, #1)
3.62 of 5 stars 3.62 avg rating — 745 ratings — published 2001 — 8 editions
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Blue Willow
4.07 of 5 stars 4.07 avg rating — 491 ratings — published 1993 — 5 editions
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When Venus Fell
3.89 of 5 stars 3.89 avg rating — 486 ratings — published 1998 — 7 editions
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More books by Deborah Smith…
Mossy Creek Reunion at Mossy Creek Summer in Mossy Creek Blessings of Mossy Creek A Day in Mossy Creek At Home in Mossy Creek Critters of Mossy Creek
Mossy Creek (8 books)
3.872972972972973 of 5 stars 3.87 avg rating — 1,480 ratings

Alice at Heart Diary of a Radical Mermaid
Waterlilies (2 books)
3.4835294117647058 of 5 stars 3.48 avg rating — 850 ratings

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The MacBrides (3 books)
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3.6869565217391305 of 5 stars 3.69 avg rating — 115 ratings

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The Cherokee Trilogy (4 books)
3.8433734939759034 of 5 stars 3.84 avg rating — 83 ratings

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“Wish it, believe it, and it will be so.”
Deborah Smith, Alice at Heart

“The hardest memories are the pieces of what might have been.”
Deborah Smith

“There’s something very freeing about losing the anchors that have always defined you. Frightening, sad, but exhilarating in a poignant way, as well. You’re free to float to the moon and evaporate or sink to the bottom of the deepest ocean. But you’re free to explore. Some people confuse that with drifting, I suppose. I like to think of it as growing.”
Deborah Smith, The Crossroads Cafe

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