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Anna Schmidt

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Anna Schmidt's historical novel, THE WINTERKEEPER, received a Five Star rating from Reader's Favorites. Reviews for the story have been strong including one from the Historical Novel Society that raved: "The storytelling and scene building are masterful and create an immediacy that keeps the reader turning pages. This is a writer who feels words as well as thinking them." Anna is a three-time finalist for the coveted RITA award presented annually by Romance Writers of America. In addition she has been a four-time finalist for the Reviewer’s Choice Award from Romantic Times magazine—an award she has won twice. Her latest novel RENEGADE is the second in her new series: Cowboys and Harvey Girls and is available now. Publisher's Weekly hails th ...more

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Anna Schmidt Probably the same thing an actor would say: I get to escape into other personnas and other times and other places on a daily basis. Given the state of…moreProbably the same thing an actor would say: I get to escape into other personnas and other times and other places on a daily basis. Given the state of things in the world these days--that ain't bad!(less)
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“But promises are not clocks. You cannot tell time by a promise.”
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“Here’s what I think. I think that true love allows for each person to find happiness and contentment individually as well as together. You need to go do this, Suzanne—and for that matter, so do I. How can we build a life together until we’re sure of what we each want and need?”
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With Every Breath by Elizabeth Camden With Every Breath by Elizabeth Camden
 
  9 votes 18.4%

With Every Letter (Wings of the Nightingale, #1) by Sarah Sundin With Every Letter by Sarah Sundin
 
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Too Close to Home (Women of Justice, #1) by Lynette Eason Too Close to Home by Lynette Eason
 
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A Stillness of Chimes by Meg Moseley A Stillness of Chimes by Meg Moseley
 
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Prelude for a Lord by Camille Elliot Prelude For a Lord by Camille Elliot
 
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Surrender the Heart (Surrender to Destiny, #1) by MaryLu Tyndall Surrender the Heart by MaryLu Tyndall
 
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So Fair a Lady (Daughters of His Kingdom, #1) by Amber Lynn Perry So Fair a Lady by Amber Lynn Perry
 
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All God's Children (Peacemakers, #1) by Anna Schmidt All God's Children by Anna Schmidt
 
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The Color of Justice by Ace Collins The Color of Justice by Ace Collins
 
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A Lady of High Regard (Ladies of Liberty, #1) by Tracie Peterson A Lady of High Regard by Tracie Peterson
 
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The Hesitant Heiress (The Everstone Chronicles, #1) by Dawn Crandall The Hesitant Heiress by Dawn Crandall
 
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Prairie Rose (A Town Called Hope, #1) by Catherine Palmer Prairie Rose by Catherine Palmer
 
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