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Iron Stream releases two novellas by late romance novelist Yvonne Lehman

New book, “ROMANCING THE SOUTH: Finding Love in the Carolinas,” releases by the late author Yvonne Lehman with daughter Lori Marett and Eva Marie Everson

Two-book collection now available from the South’s beloved romance novelist.

Black Mountain, NC – Late author and founder of the Blue Ridge Mountain Christian Writers Conference Yvonne Lehman, with the help of her daughter, screenplay writer Lori Marett, and award winning author, Eva Marie Everson have launched their new book, ROMANCING THE SOUTH: Finding Love in the Carolinas.  This collection is made up of two novellas, Somewhere a Rainbow and Smokey Mountain Sunrise. Published by Iron Stream Media, ROMANCING THE SOUTH: Finding Love in the Carolinas is now available.

In Somewhere a Rainbow, Brooke faces the challenge of rebuilding her life after her unfaithful husband is killed in an auto accident. With most of her money gone, she takes her five-year-old son to Hilton Head Island—to a cottage almost as broken down as her life. When carpenter Jake Randolph offers to help, Brooke immediately distrusts him, but as the months pass he begins to melt the emotional ice around her heart. Then Jake reveals he’s concealing a secret past and Brooke’s hope of a brighter future is destroyed. Or is there a rainbow beyond the storms of heartbreak?

In Smoky Mountain Sunrise, Ramona Martin agrees to be dashing Andre Doudet’s girl for a summer in the incomparable Smoky Mountains. What possible harm could it do? But when she finds herself caught in a web of deceit, Ramona finds herself face-to-face with some of the most challenging  tests of her life—as an athlete, as a woman in love, as a Christian. Is posing as Andre’s girlfriend a game worth winning?

Prolific author Yvonne Lehman (1936 – 2021) founded and directed the Blue Ridge Mountains Christian Writers Conference for twenty-five years. During her career, she authored, compiled, or edited 59 novels and 16 nonfiction books including those in the Divine Moments series.

Lori Marett, daughter of Yvonne Lehman, has enjoyed success in the world of screenplay writing, articles, and short stories. She and husband, Rodney, directed the Gideon Media Arts Conference & Film Festival for several years and currently helms the Faith in Film Conference in Nashville, Tennessee. Lori has written a novel, several nonfiction books, and currently has scripts under consideration by movie and animation production studios.

Eva Marie Everson is a multiple-award winning author and speaker who hails from the picturesque Southern town of Sylvania, Georgia. She is president of Word Weavers International, as well as the director of Florida Christian Writers Conference. She enjoys coaching new authors through her company, Pen in Hand. Eva Marie and her husband make their home in Central Florida. They are the parents of three fabulous children who have blessed them with the world’s greatest grandchildren.

ROMANCING THE SOUTH: Finding Love in the Carolinas is published by Iron Stream Media and is now available at all major book retailers and online.

About Yvonne Lehman
The late Yvonne Lehman authored more than 70 books throughout her career. She founded and directed the Blue Ridge Mountain Christian Writers Conference and was beloved worldwide.

About Iron Stream Media:
Making disciples as we go. Iron Stream media derives its name from Proverbs 27:17, “As iron sharpens iron, so one person sharpens another.”  This sharpening describes the process of discipleship, to one another. Iron Stream Media provides a variety of solutions for churches, missionaries, and nonprofits that include in-depth bible study curriculum, Christian book publishing, and consultative series. Iron Stream Media is the home of Iron Stream Books, Brookstone Creative Group, Iron Stream Kids, Iron Stream Harambee Press, and Iron Stream Fiction. Through the popular Life Bible Study imprint, they also provide web-based year and short -term Bible study teaching plans as well as printed devotionals, Bibles, and discipleship curriculum.

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