Kelsey Bryant

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Kelsey Bryant is a homeschool graduate from Central Texas. Books have been a part of her family for generations. Ever since she can remember, Kelsey has been writing stories and dreaming of the magical moment when her books would join the ranks.

She draws inspiration from the Greatest Story Ever Told, which culminates in the Messiah’s salvation offered to every person. Her life would be meaningless without her relationship with Yeshua (Jesus). She’s also inspired by the classics, especially the works of her favorite authors Jane Austen, Elizabeth Goudge, L. M. Montgomery, Elizabeth Gaskell, and Louisa May Alcott. She loves history and even her contemporary fiction has a historical bent.

Family Reunion (Six Cousins, Book 1) is her debut nove
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Kelsey Bryant Thank you for asking! This series is called the Vintage Jane Austen. Six authors are retelling Jane Austen's six novels in 1930s America. I am writing…moreThank you for asking! This series is called the Vintage Jane Austen. Six authors are retelling Jane Austen's six novels in 1930s America. I am writing the Sense and Sensibility story, Suit and Suitability, which is scheduled to be published in April. It really is a lot of fun! Visit vintagejaneausten.com for more details. :) (less)
Kelsey Bryant Elinor Dashwood and Edward Ferrars from Jane Austen's Sense and Sensibility. I admire Elinor's strength and courage in the face of tough family…moreElinor Dashwood and Edward Ferrars from Jane Austen's Sense and Sensibility. I admire Elinor's strength and courage in the face of tough family circumstances, and I identify with her calm rationality. Although Edward isn't a very popular hero, I like him a lot. Elinor sees something in him, after all! But I have a soft spot for shy, quiet, unpretentious people, and I also think he acted with honor and courage when he could have given in.(less)
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Welcome! I wanted to tell you about a HUGE sale that is going on this weekend that I'm participating in. My three books are on sale, and there are over 150 other titles available for either $0.99 or FREE! There's also a long list of paperbacks for sale at incredibly discounted prices. And the good news is they are all clean reads! Be sure to go check out this amazing sale here.




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“That’s just it. She’s in the state of mind that will think the worst of everybody,” Emma said. “And basically, that’s exactly what we’re trying to reverse. It’s a vicious cycle.”

“God does the reversing.” It was sudden, I hadn’t thought of it that way before, but after it left my lips it brought me a load of comfort.

Emma paused what she was doing and looked at me. “You know, that’s exactly right. Only God can change a heart. I suppose we can help, but it has to be all up to Him.”
Kelsey Bryant, Family Reunion

“Marion stared into his face. “Thank you.” She blinked back sudden tears. “Mr. Bradley, you’re swell. You’ve helped my family so much, and I never appreciated it before.”
“Thank you.” Mr. Bradley returned her look, intensely. “I care for all of you. You’re some of the best people I’ve ever known.”
Marion smiled and mumbled, “Mr. Sour-face.”
“What was that?”
“Nothing!” She grinned wider.
He smiled back. It was a nice smile.”
Kelsey Bryant, Suit and Suitability

“No pressuring them, Aunt Jennie,” Marion admonished with a straight face but laughing eyes. “They don’t like being hurried. They’re likely to baulk like mules and wait until they’re thirty.”
“Jeepers, I hope not!” Frances cried, halting her knife and fork’s work at some beef. “I’m tired of waiting and guessing their intentions. I’ve been doing that for seven months. I just want to see them married!”
Everett grinned. “So do I.”
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“A house divided against itself cannot stand. There is no middle road, no 'white' sin. One is either for God or against Him - there is no compromise between His holiness and the works of spiritual darkness.”
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“Sword rang on sword, the metallic sounds echoing throughout the wide market place and filling the crannies of every dark alley. Strength waged against strength, as, indeed, rivals of evil have ever-battled the adversaries of truth. The face of one combatant appeared cool and certain, the other passionate in his resolve, intent upon seeing the battle through and winning the day with valor...”
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“That’s just it. She’s in the state of mind that will think the worst of everybody,” Emma said. “And basically, that’s exactly what we’re trying to reverse. It’s a vicious cycle.”

“God does the reversing.” It was sudden, I hadn’t thought of it that way before, but after it left my lips it brought me a load of comfort.

Emma paused what she was doing and looked at me. “You know, that’s exactly right. Only God can change a heart. I suppose we can help, but it has to be all up to Him.”
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“Then all at once there was a flutterment and a scufflement and a loud "Squeak!"

The other squirrels scuttered away into the bushes.

When they came back very cautiously, peeping round the tree--there was Old Brown sitting on his door-step, quite still, with his eyes closed, as if nothing had happened.

But Nutkin was in his waistcoat pocket!

This looks like the end of the story; but it isn't.”
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“Travis straightened himself into soldierly erectness. The weariness of his countenance melted into chiseled resolve, tightening his chin. “I stay here to defend the Alamo. And, for those who will also choose to stay, I know that, although they may be sacrificed to the vengeance of a Gothic enemy, the victory will cost the enemy so dear that it will be worse for him than a defeat.”
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Sarah Grace Grzy Thanks for the friend request Kelsey! God bless! :)


Kelsey Bryant Micaiah wrote: "Thank you for accepting my friend request, Kelsey! :)"
My pleasure! Thank you for sending me one. :)


Micaiah Thank you for accepting my friend request, Kelsey! :)


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