Bio: Linda K. Rettstatt grew up in rural southwestern Pennsylvania. She has worked as a social worker and therapist for twenty-five years and has been a member of the Sisters of St. Joseph of Baden, Pennsylvania for twenty-seven years. A nature photographer and musician, Linda has worked in community theatre and once wrote play reviews for the newspaper in her hometown of Brownsville, Pennsylvania. And the Truth Will Set You Free is her first novel.
Candace Hudson wants a husband and babies. But a recent nasty break-up has her rethinking the husband part of the equation. Griff Calhoun, a divorced father and the product of divorce, wants to share his wealth and Texas cattle ranch to open a summer camp for children of divorce. Candace already has a full-time job; Griff wants her to consult with him on his project. Neither one is looking for love, but both Candace and Griff get a much needed wake-up call.
Trish Garrity has to find a way to go on after the tragic loss of Samantha Preston, her partner of six years. Trish now has to face the future alone, and she's not sure how to do this. With the help of twelve letters Sam wrote prior to her death, Trisha is guided through the first year of her grief and to a place of self-acceptance and inner strength--strength she'd always thought she drew from Sam.
Facing possible death forces Emmie Steele to examine her life. She had plenty she could regret--like her choice in a husband. She is surprised to discover her greatest regret is that she never learned to dance. Now, as she undergoes a second mastectomy and treatment, Emmie learns to dance--with her feet and with her heart.
M.J. Rich is about to breakup with her boyfriend and seeks the comfort of her family's familiar traditions for Christmas in Pittsburgh. Brady Cameron plans to spend the holiday alone at a Pennsylvania ski resort, drowning his sorrows. Stranded by a winter storm in the Philadelphia Airport and headed in the same direction, they agree to share the last rental car available. After Mother Nature forces them off the road and into a deserted cabin, Christmas turns out to be nothing either of them expe... more info>>
Lily Champion's life has been anything but stable--until now. She has a good job, a house she is renting to own, and a soon-to-be-five year old daughter, Chelsea. But, true to her past, the ground soon begins to shift beneath Lily, threatening her foundation once again. It takes all of her determination and trust to make peace with the past and restore her hope for the future. Falling in love, however, was not a part of her plan.
Professional nature photographer Rylee Morgan invites her recently un-engaged younger sister to accompany her on a business trip across the country. Lexie, the wild child of the family challenges Rylee to stretch her boundaries and live outside the neatly constructed box in which she's placed herself for safe keeping. A perfectionist, Rylee lives life in the same way she's learned to use her talents with a camera--dictated by rules. A cardinal rule of photography is that you never shoot into t... more info>>