Selected among Booklist's Top 10 lists for two consecutive years, where she was called 'quite simply, a master storyteller', Wingate is known for weaving lyrical writing and unforgettable settings with elements of traditional storytelling, history, and mystery to create novels that Publisher's Weekly calls 'Masterful' and Library Journal refers to as 'a good option for fans of Nicholas Sparks'. Lisa is a journalist, an inspirational speaker, and the author of twenty-five novels. She is a seven-time ACFW Carol Award nominee, a multiple Christy Award nominee, a two-time Carol Award winner, and a 2015 RT Booklovers Magazine Reviewer's Choice Award Winner for mystery/suspense. 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. More information about her novels can be found at www.lisawingate.com.