Yvonne Lehman is an award-winning, best-selling author of 48 novels with more than 3 million books sold. Carolina, South Carolina, and Schoolhouse Brides sold over 100,000 each. She has written historical, contemporary, romance, women's fiction, mystery, and biblical fiction. Her works have been published by Zondervan, Thomas Nelson, David C. Cook, Guideposts, Barbour, and Bethany House. She has been published in Germany, Norway, and Holland. Yvonne is the founder and director emeritus of the Blue Ridge Mountain Christian Writers Conference and now directs the Novel Retreat Writers Conference. She lives in Black Mountain, North Carolina.