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Cynthia Ingram Hensley

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in Asheville, NC, The United States




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I was born in Asheville, NC – home to a grand mansion much like Pemberley. The Biltmore Estate or “the Lady” (as us Ashevillians like to call the house) really put Asheville on the map in the late 1800’s. I still remember my grandfather (papaw) telling us that when he was a boy, Lady Vanderbilt would bring Christmas gifts to the children of All Souls Episcopal Church in Biltmore Village. As a child I can recall riding by the estate’s grand entrance in awe of such wealth, while my youthful imagination ran a gamut of romantic stories of life beyond the black iron gates. I have always believed that the very surroundings of my progressive yet small mountain town has inspired and generated the great many authors who began life within Asheville’s ...more


Hello Folks!

I’m gearing UP!! As many of you know, dun…dun…dun…it’s almost time!! NaNoWriMo (National Novel Writing Month) will be in full swing on Friday, November 1st! This year I am joining the challenge and planning to write (or finish writing in my case) a novel during the month of November.

For bits and bobs of my writing rambles and the occasional phrase that makes sense, check out and...

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Echoes of Pemberley

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The Heart Does Whisper by Cynthia Ingram Hensley
"(4.5 stars) Author Cynthia Ingram Hensley’s latest offering is “The Heart Does Whisper”, a sequel to the Independent Book Publishers Association award winning “Echoes of Pemberley”, a contemporary YA romance between Catie Darcy, a descendant of Ja..." Read more of this review »
The Heart Does Whisper by Cynthia Ingram Hensley
"In this sequel to Echoes of Pemberley, a modern sequel to Pride and Prejudice, Catie and Sean set off for America as newlyweds. Sean has a position waiting for him in Savannah as a teacher of troubled young boys. This book chronicles the all the t..." Read more of this review »
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"I was very sad when I came to the end of Echoes of Pemberley and my journey with Sean and Catie, until I discovered that there was a sequel! The Heart Does Whisper, a story of Sean and Catie's first year as a married couple. I couldn't wait to rea..." Read more of this review »
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Juanita So hope you are enjoying the Mitford series. I have read all but the latest one and could not wait to get to the next book. They make you smile and cry and are uplifting with the wonderful characters.



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