Welcome to the home of Christian fiction author Denise Weimer. The Canterbury House novels include The Restoration Trilogy (White, Widow and Witch), modern romantic renovation suspense with back stories from three centuries, and The Georgia Gold Series (Sautee Shadows, The Gray Divide, The Crimson Bloom, and Bright as Gold),
literary historical fiction set during the mid-1800s. Denise's novellas
have been released through various publishers. Look for stand-alone
novels below starting in 2019!
November 2018 Signing News!
Look for Denise's contemporary romance, Spring Splash, to debut with Candlelight Romance imprint of Lighthouse Publishing of the Carolinas in March 2020. After 15 years as a swim mom, this story is close to the author's heart and is dedicated to her daughters.
Just short of reaching her goal of competing at the Division 1 Championship, an injury sidelines college swimmer Anna Callaway. Meanwhile, her sports marketing practicum requires that she promote an event for a local special needs organization. Uptight Anna is the last person you’d expect to work with this unique group of athletes. But when she discovers a swim team ripe for Special Olympics coaching and a rec director who guards his heart even more closely than his sister with autism, Anna’s views on success and love go on the chopping—and the starting—block.
October 2018 Signing News!
Look for Denise's historical romance, The Witness Tree, to debut with Smitten Romance imprint of Lighthouse Publishing of the Carolinas in September 2019!
In 1805 Salem, North Carolina, schoolteacher Clarissa Vogler enters into a forbidden understanding with an aspiring young artist. Before Daniel Kliest leaves to study under a Philadelphia master, he’ll ask the elders of their “plain people” Moravian community to take Clarissa’s name before the lot as his potential bride.
Then a surprise decision pairs Clarissa not with Daniel but with his older brother John, a surveyor called to share his faith with the Cherokee Indians. How can God ask Clarissa to set aside her own dreams? And how can she ever love a handsome but fiercely independent adventurer so opposite her own nature? When her assignment to capture the Cherokee language in writing puts her in unexpected danger, will John finally realize this isn’t the life Clarissa was designed for?
July 2018 Signing News!
Look for Denise's contemporary romance, Fall Flip, to debut with the Candlelight Romance imprint of Lighthouse Publishing of the Carolinas in September 2019.
The tragic death of Shelby Dodson’s husband—her partner in a successful Home Network house flipping business in the quaint river town of Augusta, Georgia—stole security, status, and career. Now, if Shelby doesn’t rally, her interior design competitors will edge her out of the market! When she agrees to redesign a 1920s bungalow for a charming retired couple, she’s forced to work with a new contractor—the polar opposite of her late husband.
Scott Matthews remembers high-and-mighty Shelby from high school, and her contemporary style chafes his down-to-earth grain. He has no intention of letting Shelby use him for her come-back. And Shelby can’t possibly develop feelings for a guy who challenges her in so many unfamiliar ways. When the house reveals a forty-year-old mystery, will its dark secrets—and Scott’s and Shelby’s own mistakes—cost a second chance at love?
November 2018 Job Change at Smitten RomanceAfter serving as a general editor for Lighthouse Publishing of the Carolinas, Denise is becoming a managing editor for the Smitten Romance historical imprint. Want to know more about Smitten? https://lpcbooks.com/smitten-historical-romance/
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For book business. With an option to make books available, Denise often speaks to clubs in North Georgia and the North Atlanta area on the writing and publishing process, turning historical research into fiction, and the spiritual themes in The Restoration Trilogy.