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Lisa Wingate

Author Bio:

Lisa Wingate is a magazine columnist, inspirational speaker, and the author of fifteen mainstream fiction novels, including the national bestseller, Tending Roses. Her books have been featured selections for Doubleday. Literary Guild and Crossings book clubs, selected for The Reader's Club of America, and have garnered LORIES Best Fiction and Reader's Choice Awards. Her 2010 ACFW Carol Award was for Never Say Never, by Bethany House Publishers. In 2012 she received the Carol for Dandelion Summer with the first perfect score in the history of ACFW! Recently, the group Americans for More Civility, a kindness watchdog organization, selected Lisa along with Bill Ford, Camille Cosby, and six others, as recipients of the National Civies Award, which celebrates public figures who work to promote greater kindness and civility in American life. Her novel, A Summer Kitchen, was chosen for the One Book, One Waco Chamber of Commerce program and by other towns for community read programs. More information about Lisa’s novels can be found at www.Lisawingate.com

Books by Author

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Wildwood Creek: A Novel

With love and loss tangled together, how was she to know where her life would lead?Allie Kirkland has always heard the call of her father's unfinished destiny. When she's offered a production assistant's job on a docudrama filming in the hills near Moses Lake, Texas, the dream of following in her director-father's…

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The Prayer Box

When Iola Anne Poole, an old-timer on Hatteras Island, passes away in her bed at ninety-one, the struggling young mother in her rental cottage, Tandi Jo Reese, finds herself charged with the task of cleaning out Iola’s rambling Victorian house.Running from a messy, dangerous past, Tandi never expects…

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Firefly Island

At thirty-four, congressional staffer Mallory Hale is about to embark on an adventure completely off the map. After a whirlwind romance, she is hopelessly in love with two men—fortunately, they’re related. Daniel Everson and his little boy, Nick, are a package deal, and Mallory suddenly can’t…

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Blue Moon Bay

Heather Hampton returns to Moses Lake, Texas, to help facilitate the sale of a family farm as part of a planned industrial plant that will provide the area with much-needed jobs. Heather's future fiance has brokered the deal, and Heather is in line to do her first large-scale architectural design--if…

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Dandelion Summer

All her life, Epiphany Salerno has been tossed like a dandelion seed on the wind. Now, at sixteen, she must move to the low-rent side of Blue Sky Hill and work where she's not wanted: in an upscale home on The Hill. J. Norman Alvord's daughter has hired a teenager to stay with him in the afternoons.…

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Larkspur Cove

Adventure is the last thing on Andrea Henderson's mind when she moves to Moses Lake. After surviving the worst year of her life, she's struggling to build a new life for herself and her son as a social worker. Perhaps in doing a job that makes a difference, she can find some sense of purpose and solace…

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Beyond Summer

When Tam Lambert learns that her family's upscale home is in foreclosure, the life she's known is forever changed. Tam and her family must move to a changing Dallas neighborhood called Blue Sky Hill... New resident Shasta Williams knows nothing of real estate schemes when she and her husband purchase…

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Never Say Never

Kai Miller floats through life like driftwood tossed by waves. She's never put down roots in any one place--and she doesn't plan to. But when a chaotic hurricane evacuation lands her in Daily, Texas, she begins to think twice about her wayfaring existence. And when she meets hometown-boy Kemp Eldridge,…

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The Summer Kitchen

A Summer Kitchen is an inspiring new novel in the Blue Sky Hill series about one woman's effect on a struggling Dallas neighborhood. With her adopted son missing and the rest of her family increasingly estranged, Sandra Kaye Darden is drawn to the little pink house where her Uncle Poppy once provided…

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Word Gets Around

Lauren Eldridge thought she'd wiped the dust of Daily, Texas, off her boots forever. Screenwriter Nate Heath thought he was out of second chances. Life's never that predictable, though. Cajoled by her father, Lauren is back in town helping train a skittish race horse set to star in a Hollywood film.…

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A Month of Summer

For Rebecca Macklin, an ordinary summer brings about an extraordinary change of heart when she discovers that her aging father has been wandering the Dallas streets alone, and his wife, Hanna Beth, has landed in a nursing home. Now Rebecca must put aside old resentments and return to her childhood home.…

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Talk of the Town

The show American Megastar is the hottest thing on television but its associate producer, Mandalay Florentino, is worried. She's just arrived in the tiny town of Daily, Texas, to arrange a surprise "reunion concert" for hometown finalist Amber Amberson. Only it turns out everyone in town seems…

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Good Hope Road

In a time of crisis, two women come together—and set off down a road of hope... Twenty-year-old Jenilee Lane, whose dreams are as narrow as the sky is wide, doesnÂ’t imagine any good could come out of the tornado that has ripped across the Missouri farmland where she makes her home. But some inner…

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Tending Roses

The lessons that most enrich our lives often come at unexpected moments and from unlikely places. That’s what Katie Benson learns when she moves temporarily—with her husband Ben and baby son—to her grandmother’s Missouri farm. She arrives at a time of crisis and indecision—struggling with…


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