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 different centuries, and The Georgia Gold Series (Sautee Shadows, The Gray Divide, The Crimson Bloom, and Bright as Gold), literary historical fiction set during the nineteenth century.
Denise Weimer holds a journalism degree with a minor in history from Asbury University. A former magazine writer, she's an editor for Lighthouse Publishing of the Carolinas as well as the author of The Georgia Gold Series, The Restoration Trilogy and a number of romantic novellas. Represented by Hartline Literary Agency, Denise is a wife and mom of two daughters who always pauses for old houses, coffee and chocolate!

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 around fall 2019.
Check back for more details.

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?

New! May 2018
 Across Three Autumns:
A Revolutionary War in Georgia novella of The Backcountry Brides Collection through Barbour Publishing

 
Backcountry Brides: Travel into Colonial America where nine women seek love, but they each know a future husband requires the necessary skills to survive in the backcountry. Living in areas exposed to nature’s ferocity, prone to Indian attack, and cut off from regular supplies, can hearts overcome the dangers to find lasting love?

Across Three Autumns by Denise Weimer: Fighting Loyalists and Indians, Jenny White settles for strength over love . . .until Scottish scout Caylan McIntosh leads her family on a harrowing exodus out of Georgia’s Revolutionary War “Hornet’s Nest.”

Jenny White is inspired by the red-haired Revolutionary War heroine Nancy Hart!

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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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Praise for Across Three Autumns of the Backcountry Brides Collection:

  • "Jenny is a magnificent goddess among women." - Brutally Honest Reviews
  • “I loved this story of Caylan and Jenny! A knot of heart-pumping excitement with nail-biting anticipation.” – Rejina Fujitani
  • “This is a wonderful story blending folklore, Georgia history, and romance.” - NinerFan
  • Across Three Autumns by Denise Weimer is a sure fire winner. Jenny White leaps from the pages into your heart." - Lucy Reynolds
  • "A heart jumpin' blood flowin' love flowin' story!" - Amazon reviewer

Upcoming Book Signings:
Saturday, August 25, 2 p.m. - ACFW Chapter, Anderson, SC
Saturday, October 6, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. - William Harris Homestead, Monroe, GA
Saturday, October 13, 9 - 4 p.m. - Callaway Plantation, Washington, GA

Holly, Ivy & Intrigue is a collection of three novellas, suspense from Joanie Bruce and Alexa Verde, and cozy mystery from Denise Weimer. All include a satisfying dose of romance set during the holiday season!

A Holiday Intruder
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Kelsey Jordan prefers upcycling junk and refinishing antiques for her store in a Georgia mountains town to being the center of attention. When a robbery and an unknown benefactor shove her in the middle of a decades-old mystery, and a real estate developer and a former baseball star compete for her attention, Kelsey isn't sure who to trust.

Amazon only, Kindle or print: https://www.amazon.com/Holly-Ivy-Intrigue-Celebrate-Publishing/dp/0999145142/

Available through Kindle only, $2.99: Denise's first novella, Redeeming Grace

https://www.amazon.com/Redeeming-Grace-Hills-Habersham-Novella-ebook/dp/B01FT16NKA


Searching for something she cannot define and breaking under the stress as a rising star at The Metropolitan Opera, Grace Galveston travels to Tallulah Falls, Georgia, for a reprieve. In the summer of 1886, Tallulah Gorge, with its multiple waterfalls, spectacular mountain scenery, and lavish resort hotels, was already known as “The Niagara of the South.” Even amid the crowds and excitement surrounding the attempt of an aerialist to cross the chasm on a high wire, Grace hopes to find peace. Unexpectedly, though, the trip sheds light on the secret pain in her heart. Can the blessing of friendship and the possibility of love with a local minister guide her toward healing? Or will their differences and the call of her life back in New York mean even greater heartbreak?



"The best book ever!" - Courageous Words Blog


"Like a visit to ... the post-Civil War South. This novella provided both entertainment and thought-provoking discussion about spiritual matters. Loved reading it - and sad when I finished it." - author Elaine Marie Cooper