THE SECRET WISH * Jodi Thomas
The little town of While-a-Way, Texas, may as well be named Last Chance as far as Avery Cleveland is concerned. Running her late great-grandmother’s quilt shop is the only way to build back her life after losing her dancing career. But local sheriff Daniel Solis is stunned by Avery’s beauty and spirit—and hopes to show her how to stitch brand-new dreams together . . .
WISH UPON A WEDDING * Lori Wilde
Ellie Winter’s sister is holding a quilting bee as her bachelorette party, creating a memory quilt for their grandmother. If only the event weren’t happening at the ranch where Ellie spent childhood summers, now owned by the man she can’t forget. Four days surely isn’t enough time to fall in love again . . . but what about four long, hot, summer nights?
WHEN YOU WISH UPON A QUILT * Patience Griffin
Paige Holiday’s last visit to the International Quilt Festival in Houston ended in heartbreak. It seems like all the women in her family are unlucky in love. So at this year’s festival, Paige is focused solely on business, until a gorgeous cowboy crosses her path, ready to turn her life—and her luck—around . . .
My Favourite Quote
Stop running from life. The thing you need is right there in front of you, yet you can’t embrace it. Time is short. I know when you’re young it seems as if you have all the time in the world, but you don’t. Stop throwing away the best thing that ever happened to you
About The Authors
Jodi Thomas is a proud fifth generation Texan, a reason why her books are all set in the state. She has her degree in Family Studies, with her original background in Marriage and Family counseling. In 2002, she was honored by Texas Tech University as a Distinguished Alumni. Her first novel, Beneath the Texas Sky, was published in 1988 and won the National Press Women’s Novel of the Year award.
Since then, Thomas has written many books, multiples of which have appeared on the New York Times and USA Today Best Sellers lists. She has won the Romance Writers of America prestigious RITA award four times and was inducted into their Hall of Fame in 2006 after her third win. Her latest novel, Just Down the Road, was number 15 on the New York Times Best Seller list. Thomas is a Writer in Residence at West Texas A & M University. When she isn’t writing, she and her husband enjoy traveling.
Lori Wilde is the author of over thirty-five books for three major New York publishers. Recently, she received a two-book contract from Warner Books based solely on a 25 word ‘high concept’ pitch. When the sale – along with the pitch – was announced on Publisher’s Marketplace, she was approached by eight film production companies interested in optioning her completed novel for a movie. She has been nominated for Romance Writers of America prestigious RITA award and is a four time nominee of the Romantic Times Reviewers’ Choice Award.
Patience Griffin grew up in a small town along the Mississippi River, living life in a close-knit community. She loves to quilt and has gained some recognition with her September 11th Story Quilt which has toured the country as the property of the Pentagon. With a masters degree in nuclear engineering, she’s a nerdy girl to the core, but loves to read books which make her laugh. She lives in Texas with a hyper Sheltie, a Bishon-poo and a bulimic stray cat.
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