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. Fall Flip (Candlelight contemporary) and The Witness Tree (Smitten historical) release in September 2019 (read more below).

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, set in 1805, to debut with Smitten Romance imprint of Lighthouse Publishing of the Carolinas in September  2019.

Betrayal has built a wall around John Kliest’s heart, and he’s turned his attention to his work as a surveyor in Salem, North Carolina. Now, to satisfy the Moravian elders’ edict and fulfill his mission in Cherokee Territory, he needs a bride. But the one woman qualified to record the Cherokee language longs for a future with his younger brother.

 

Clarissa Vogler’s vision of a life of art and ease married to Daniel Kliest is shattered when the Moravian elders choose her to wed and accompany Daniel’s older brother beyond the Tennessee frontier. She can create the first Cherokee alphabet, but how can she give up her dreams? How will she survive—much less find happiness—beside this man whose goals drive them both into danger?

 

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 Romance
After 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/

Denise Weimer holds a journalism degree with a minor in history from Asbury University. She's a managing editor for Smitten Romance imprint of Lighthouse Publishing of the Carolinas as well as the author of The Georgia Gold Series, The Restoration Trilogy, a number of romantic novellas, and several new novels coming in 2019 and 2020. Represented by Hartline Literary Agency, Denise is a wife and mom of two daughters who always pauses for old houses, coffee and chocolate!

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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.

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2019 Book Signings

September 7: 2 - 4 p.m., Durham Apothecary, Maxeys, GA
September 21: 12 - 3 p.m., Brand New Thing, Monroe, GA

More coming soon!

Curious about the history behind Denise's novels? Read more at Colonial Quills Blog