Wait! Stop! Don't say it! Pegues knows how easily a few careless words can cause problems in our business and personal relationships. Here she offers 30 warm-hearted Scripture-based devotions to help you take control of that hasty, gossiping, belittling, know-it-all, retaliatory tongue . . . before you really put your foot in your mouth!
"Excellent books for lesson on the tongue"
With insight gleaned from her experience as a certified behavioral consultant, Deborah uncovers the surprising causes of stress and reveals simple, lifechanging cures that will release readers from worry and will increase their sense of purpose, direction, contentment, and freedom.
"A truly empowering book, relevant for the times we live in."
A slumbering Georgia community almost chokes on its mint juleps when Hollywood calls to film the true-life (and death) story of a heroic local lawman. Aside from the chaos that trails in the moviemakers' wakes, one person has a very private reason for not wanting the intimate details of the gentleman's life story revealed - his widow, Grace. So begins her inventive, comic crusade to obstruct proceedings, aided and abetted by a cast of quirky eccentrics, including the movie star's personal bodyguard, and a good-hearted ex-con with a private tragedy of his own.
"Strange & Disjointed"
A Hollywood actress known for her beauty flees to a secluded mountain cabin in North Carolina after being severely scarred in a car accident. There she finds unexpected love and a new life with a man who lost his family in 9-11.
"could not make it to 3rd chapter"
Twenty years ago, Claire Maloney was the willful, pampered, tomboyish daughter of the town's most respected family, but that didn't stop her from befriending Roan Sullivan, a fierce, motherless boy who lived in a rusted-out trailer amid junked cars. No one in Dunderry, Georgia - least of all Claire's family - could understand the bond between these two mavericks. But Roan and Claire belonged together...until the dark afternoon when violence and terror overtook them, and Roan disappeared from Claire's life.
"The Other Side of the Tracks"
Come sit on the porch a spell. Let's talk about times gone by and folks we remember, about slow summer evenings and lightning bugs in a jar. Listen to the music of a creaky swing and hand-cranked ice cream and cicadas chorusing in the sultry night air. Let's talk about how things used to be in the South - and for some of us, they way they still are. Welcome to the world of Sweet Tea and Jesus Shoes, where award winning authors Deborah Smith, Sandra Chastain, Virginia Ellis, Debra Dixon, Donna Ball and Nancy Knight come together for the first time to create this poignant, humorous collection of nostalgic tales.
"Southern short stories"
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A delightful new collection of original Southern stories set in the charming, fictitious down-home town of Mossy Creek, where there's a friendly face on every corner and a heartfelt story behind every door....
"Read on Cecelia!"
A Connecticut heiress learns she's adopted and travels to northern Florida "cracker" cattle ranch to find her birth parents. There she also finds unexpected romance with the ranch's owner.
Seems like hiring a financial planner is all the rage these days, but if you're already in financial trouble, how can you ever afford one? Deborah Smith Pegues, a Certified Public Accountant and an expert in managing money, will help you learn how to diminish your debt, save strategically, spend smart, and end up with financial peace and plenty in your pocket in 30 days.
"Very simple and to the point"
There had always been MacKenzies and Colebrooks on the land known as Blue Willow, their histories entangled like the graceful branches of the rare willow tress that thrived there. Artemas Colebrook and Lily MacKenzie shared more than that history, their souls bound to each other and to the land the day the boy held tiny Lily minutes after her birth. But the tragedy that has brought Lily back to the small farm where she spent her childhood has also made Artemas's brothers and sisters her bitter enemies.
"Secrets, Redemption and Love"
Haunted by a past filled with poverty and abuse, Amy Miracle finds escape and release in the vineyards of Georgia - and in Sebastian de Savin, a brilliant and arrogant surgeon whose own past has hardened his heart. Amy finally breaks through de Savin's shell and teaches him to love and laugh again, and Sebastian helps Amy blossom into a magnificent woman.
Samantha Vanderveer has no inkling of the lives that have been destroyed by the infamous Pandora Ruby, a gem that has divided the Vanderveer and Raincrow families for decades, when she falls in love with Jake Raincrow.
"This is not like her other books"
Settle back into that comfortable chair and enjoy a second helping of poignant, humorous, and nostalgic tales about how things used to be in the legendary South. From vindictive mules and small-town marriage rituals that include a pig, to Grandma's story of how a quilt square got her a husband and a home remedy of the hemorrhoidal variety that goes awry, More Sweet Tea delivers what readers have been thirsting for since the first in the Sweet Tea series.
Welcome back to Mossy Creek - the warm-hearted but stubborn residents of the small town whose motto is"Ain't goin' nowhere, and don't want to" are once again sorting out the joys, sorrows and everyday mysteries of life. This time around they've got the added drama of the big town reunion commemorating the twenty-year-old mystery of the late, great Mossy Creek High School, which burned to the ground amid quirky rumors and dark secrets.