“Crosby does more than leave you with memories of her books, she leaves footprints on a reader’s heart…” Suzie, Book Bunny Reviews
From a USA Today Bestselling Author of Women’s Fiction comes a value-packed box set of three Award-Winning Novels
There’s plenty to enjoy in this trio of heartwarming Southern sagas… they are family dramas that will have you reading long past bedtime as you discover characters that take up residence in your heart and small towns that make you want to live there.
In these full-length novels you’ll meet three amazing women; women who rise up to meet life’s challenges and stand ready to defend those they love. As Abigail, Olivia and Ophelia know, bad things can sometimes happen to good people, but faith, friendship, and love have a way of righting the world’s wrongs.
Southern Comfort…fiction with a down home flavor.
This box set includes:
The Twelfth Child, Book One of The Serendipity Series
To escape an arranged marriage, Abigail leaves the Shenandoah Valley of the early 1900’s behind and discovers a world of untruthful lovers, joblessness and speakeasy’s. Now that she is at the end of her years, her best friend is accused of a crime and Abigail is helpless to save her. She knows the truth of what happened, but will never have the chance to tell.
Spare Change, Book One of The Wyattsville Series
In this USA Today Bestseller a widow comes to grips with her loss and makes room in her heart for a young boy who is running for his life. Alone she can’t save him, but when a big-hearted detective and the neighbors step in to help, miracles happen. A heartwarming tale of love, loss and unexpected gifts, featuring a woman you'd like to call friend, a boy you will ache to hug, and a town you wish you could call home.
Memory House, Book One of The Memory House Series
A magical love story set in a place where friendship turns to love, love lasts forever, and memories outlive their owner. Ophelia Browne is the keeper of those forgotten memories, but now she's nearing ninety and needs to find a successor - soon. When broken-hearted Annie Cross shows up on the doorstep of The Memory House Bed and Breakfast, Ophelia knows she is the one.
"Regret is what stands in the way of happiness," she said then turned and walked away...
From award-winning USA TODAY Bestselling Author BETTE LEE CROSBY, comes an early twentieth century family saga of two Southern men who come up against one another. Both are prideful, iron-willed and stubborn. One will lose his farm, the other will lose his family. In a tale that delves into the heart of a small town West Virginia community two men discover that being right is not the same as being happy.
Believing he has lost everything, Cyrus Dodd has no choice but to start over. He and wife Ruth leave their farm and travel to Wyattsville. As they settle down to a life far different than what he'd planned, Cyrus is forced to deal with one challenge after another, and the regrets trail behind him like a row of ducklings.
He told Ruth they were leaving trouble behind and swore this time it would be better; but now he's wondering if that's a promise he can keep.
Readers View says, "An engrossing story of ordinary people...a tale richly told."
Indie Book Awards, Historical Fiction Finalist
Bette Lee Crosby – USAToday Bestselling Author
Have you ever wondered about the idea that came before a novel was written? Or read a story that seemed too real to be fiction and wondered if perchance parts of it were true? In “Stories” Author Bette Lee Crosby takes you behind the scenes and answers those questions as she shares the story behind each of novels.
You will get a glimpse inside each book and learn which passages reviewers and readers have marked as their favorites.
And, since many of Crosby’s characters appear in more than one story or series, you’ll also find a suggested reading order list for the books.
This isn’t a novel…it’s a fun-filled journey into the why and wherefore of how many of these award-winning novels came into being.
The Twelfth Child, a novel rich with emotion, humor and tenderness, explores the splintered relationships of a Shenandoah Valley family and their willful daughter's struggle to survive America's Great Depression and overcome the past.