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The Lighthouse Sisters

Light the Way – Book 1

In this new coastal series, Lin Stepp transports her readers into the rich, colorful lives of Burke and her sisters, Lila, Gwen, and Celeste, who grew up at the Deveaux Inn and Lighthouse on a windswept island, accessible only by boat. Get ready to be introduced to the ups and downs, joys and sorrows, challenges and adventures of a Lighthouse Keeper.

Lighten My Heart – Book 2

Forgiveness is hard in a marriage when the heart has been deeply wounded. How can a person move past the memories, pains, and angry words spoken to even consider a reconciliation? And as Gwen wonders, why should she even try?

A Journey of Words: A Daily Devotional

A Journey of Words

A Journey of Words is a 365-day devotional guide that will help you grow in your faith and develop a stronger personal relationship with the Lord.

The Edisto Trilogy

Claire at Edisto – Book 1

Set against the alluring backdrop of coastal South Carolina, CLAIRE AT EDISTO takes the reader on a sweet and gentle journey showing that love and new beginnings can often bloom from the deepest sorrows.

Return to Edisto – Book 2

 Return to Edisto Island in this rich, Lowcountry story of a young woman’s difficult decision to run from threat and danger, changing the course of her well-ordered life and, in turn, the life of the young man who loved and lost her.

Edisto Song – Book 3

In Edisto Song a young woman, at the pinnacle of success, is forced to reexamine her dreams as she finds her life as a concert pianist not what she envisioned and those her life is entwined with far from what she believed of them.


The Mountain Home Series

Happy Valley – Book 1

 Escape to the Smoky Mountains of Tennessee in this sweet tale of two young people who meet by chance, their paths soon overlapping and intertwining amid a cast of warm-hearted characters in the small rural community of Happy Valley.

Downsizing – Book 2

Forced to suddenly downsize her life, and not by choice, pushes Mary Pat Latham to give up all that is familiar, to reexamine her life in every area, and to eventually open her heart to new beauty and purpose, instead of only looking back in regret.

Eight by the Lake – Book 3

Set in the charming historic town of Dandridge, Tennessee, on the edge of the Great Smoky Mountains, Lin Stepp’s sweet and touching story follows the unlikely romantic attraction between two characters with nothing in common but an undeniable zing.

Seeking Ayita – Book 4

In this rich, new Smoky Mountains story, a young woman, travels all the way from Hawaii to Cherokee to bring her mother’s ashes home, but soon faces trials, joys and a problematic romance amid a people and culture little known to her before.


The Smoky Mountain Series


The deep secrets – that restrict us and limit our lives – are at the heart of this first, engaging novel in the new Smoky Mountain series. 



It is difficult to recover when hurt by those we love and trust – but in this second novel in the beloved Smoky Mountain Series, a young woman finds healing and new confidence while staying in a mountain cabin on the quiet side of the mountains.


A young woman with six foster children, under twelve, hopes for patience, peace, and a bigger house – but love? Not hardly. However — sometimes fate deals an unexpected hand.



Just when Delia Walker’s life reads like a fairy tale come true, the bottom falls out of everything, leaving her desperate, devastated, and directionless—worrying through a rush of anxious fears and tears whether life can ever turn right again.



Surely a girl can be forgiven a moment of fantasy dancing with a tall dark stranger? And surely nothing can come of it? Wrong. Life’s chance, indulgent moments always find a way of coming back to complicate everything.


down_by_the_river_fullDOWN BY THE RIVER – Book 6

Just because she’s middle-aged and widowed doesn’t mean Grace Conley should settle into a retirement village like her kids suggest. Instead, she decides on a new beginning and a second adulthood, buying an old bed and breakfast in the shadow of the Smoky Mountains, against her family’s wishes and even against the annoying advice of the philandering realtor she’s been dealing with, Jack Teague


makin_miracles_fullMAKIN’ MIRACLES – Book 7

Set in Tennessee’s postcard-perfect Smoky Mountains, Lin Stepp’s Makin’ Miracles is an inspiring tale that reveals why love and forgiveness are most important just when they seem most impossible.


saving_laurel_springs_fullSAVING LAUREL SPRINGS – Book 8

In a heartwarming novel set amid the lush splendor of the Great Smoky Mountains, Lin Stepp reunites two kindred spirits in a charming story of first love and surprising second chances…


welcome_back_fullWELCOME BACK – Book 9

Set against the breathtaking backdrop of the Great Smoky Mountains, Lin Stepp’s sweet and touching story follows one woman’s journey back to the home—and the husband—she left behind…


Daddy’s Girl – Book 10

Set amid the charm of Bryson City, North Carolina, in the beauty of the Great Smoky Mountains, Lin Stepp’s DADDY’S GIRL is a warm-hearted, small town story proving you can go home again—and that it’s never too late to leave behind painful memories of the past…


Lost Inheritance – Book 11

Set amid the charm of downtown Gatlinburg in the Smoky Mountains, Lin Stepp’s LOST INHERITANCE explores how shattering loss can lead to happiness and gain.


The Interlude – Book 12

In this gentle, inspirational romance, Lin Stepp reveals the healing touch and deep peace the beauty of the Smoky Mountains can bring to a hurt and troubled heart.

Short Stories

when_the_snow_falls_fullA Smoky Mountain Gift in WHEN THE SNOW FALLS

This title is a short novel in Kensington’s fall Christmas anthology.

Veda Trent is back in Townsend to fill in as temporary manager of the Crafts Co-Op, but she’s not planning to stay. Though the mountain town is small, it holds lots of unsettling memories. Yet the wind can change, bringing with it new opportunities-and the chance to create the kind of Christmas Veda has always longed for.


Hiking & Park Guides

afternoon_hiker_fullTHE AFTERNOON HIKER – Smokies Guidebook

The beautiful Great Smoky Mountains provide the inspiration for this unique hiking guide—designed especially for the average tourist or hiking enthusiast seeking a morning or afternoon walk in the Smokies that will prove pleasant and fun. All 110 hikes in The Afternoon Hiker are easily accessible and average 6-8 miles roundtrip.


Tennessee is one of America’s most beautiful and popular travel destinations and this unique guidebook introduces readers to the fifty-six state parks scattered from the East Tennessee mountains to the Mississippi River on the state’s western border. It offers a complete recreation guide to the opportunities available in Tennessee parks and is the perfect guidebook for families, tourists, hikers, nature lovers, campers, anglers, history buffs, golfers, and outdoor enthusiasts.


South Carolina, a favorite vacation state, is known for its beaches, historic cities, wetlands, sea islands, historic sites, scenic lakes, mountains, and hiking trails. Shaped like a triangle, the land rises from the Atlantic shore across the midlands to the Appalachian mountains creating a unique and diverse environment. This colorful guidebook offers a complete recreation guide to the opportunities available in South Carolina’s parks for visitors and travelers, families, campers, hikers, nature lovers, history buffs, and outdoor enthusiasts.