Nancy Naigle

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USA TODAY Bestselling author, Nancy Naigle, writes love stories from the crossroad of small town and suspense.

With a career spent on the cutting edge of technology in the banking industry, she never let go of her dream to write. Now she works full-time writing stories that are a calming blend of community, family, and the simple things in life. She writes the kind of stories she hopes will provide an escape from the hectic day-to-day in the make believe worlds she creates.

Look for Nancy's titles in the Adams Grove series.
Sweet Tea and Secrets
Out of Focus
Wedding Cake and Big Mistakes
Pecan Pie and Deadly Lies
Mint Juleps and Justice
Barbecue and Bad News
~coming soon Porch Swings and Promises

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Description: In OUT OF FOCUS, Kasey Phillips thinks her biggest problem is deciding whether to photograph Cody Tuggle’s honky-tonkin’ tour, until an accident on Route 58 claims the life of her husband. In a desperate race against time as a hurricane threatens the eastern seaboard, they search for her three-year-old son who is missing from the wreckage. A community and friends rally to help, but someone knows more than they are telling.
BE MINE, VALENTINE anthology (Romance)
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Description: FOREVER IN MY HEART by Nancy Naigle...just one of a dozen short stories about Valentine's Day.
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Growing up, Liz Westmoreland dreamed of taking over her grandparents inn located in the small mountain town of Angels Creek only for it to be sold before she ever got the chance. While browsing the internet, she stumbles upon a listing for what looks to be the picturesque inn and it’s set to go to auction. Liz places a bid, and by a miracle, wins the auction. But when she gets there she finds the property in significant disrepair.
 
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Christmas is all things to all people: a religious festival, a family celebration, a period of eating and drinking. In Christmas, bestselling author and acclaimed social historian Judith Flanders casts a sharp eye on its myths, legends and history, deftly moving from the origins of the holiday in the Roman empire, through the first appearance of Christmas trees in Central Europe, to what might be the origins of Santa Claus - in Switzerland - to draw a picture of the season as it has never been seen before.
 
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“When I stand before God at the end of my life, I would hope that I would not have a single bit of talent left, and could say, 'I used everything you gave me.”
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“Here's the good thing about the future. It comes one day at a time. Follow your heart each day. You'll get where you're suppose to go.”
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“Love’s kind of like sweet tea. The secret is all in having the patience to let it steep. ~ Pearl Clemmons (Sweet Tea and Secrets)”
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message 12: by Nancy

Nancy Naigle Thanks!
Hugs and happy reading~
Nancy


message 11: by Nancy

Nancy Naigle Hi Tammy!
So nice to meet you. I hope you'll check out Life After Perfect. I'm getting ready to turn in the second book in that series now. :) Hugs and happy reading~
Nancy


Tammy   Farrar Hi Nancy,
Thanks for accepting my friend request here on Goodreads! I really enjoyed reading the Adams Grove series! I am looking forward to reading more books that you have wrote!

Thanks Tammy


Narayan Liu Hi Nancy,

Thank you for the friendship! I hope your year is going well.

Best wishes for you

Regards
Narayan Liu


message 8: by Nancy

Nancy Naigle Happy New Year, Goodreads friends!
I'm looking forward to a wonderful year sharing our favorite books again.
Hugs and happy reading~
Nancy


Duchess Nicole Thanks for the invite, Nancy!!!


Savannah Thank you for the friendship...


Harlequin Books Hello Nancy, it is a delight to hook up with you here on Goodreads.


Carolyn Haven Thank you for your friendship. Happy writing.


message 3: by Nancy

Nancy Naigle Hi June. Looking forward to it.


message 2: by J.D.

J.D. Hi Nancy!

Thanks for friending me. I look forward to getting to know you here on Goodreads.
~June


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Simon Thanks for seeking me out, Nancy.


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