AnnaLisa Grant
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AnnaLisa Grant

AnnaLisa is the youngest of four children and the only daughter, born and raised in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. After graduating high school, she moved to Charlotte, NC with her parents. This turned out to be a blessing since it was just a few short years later that she met her husband in the Film Actor's Studio of Charlotte. As she studied acting at the Studio, AnnaLisa was in several films and made-for-TV movies, as well as performed in local theater in both dramatic and musical roles. At one time, it was AnnaLisa's dream to be a professional singer.

AnnaLisa completed her undergraduate degree in Human Services at Wingate University and her Master's degree in Counseling from Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary. During her thirteen years in the Human Services field, AnnaLisa worked with children in group homes and foster care, and spent two years in private practice counseling individuals, families, and couples.

When her father was in a near fatal car accident in 2010, AnnaLisa's best coping skill turned out to be writing. Five months after the accident, when all the what ifs would not go away, AnnaLisa started writing Layla Weston's story in The Lake. She had no idea what she was going to do with the story. In fact, she wrote sixty-four pages before she told her husband what she was doing. By then it was clear that Layla had a long story to tell and there were multiple books on the horizon.

In 2013, after all three YA novels in The Lake Trilogy were written and she had let them sit long enough, AnnaLisa took matters into her own hands and self-published the titles within just a few months of each other. Received well by readers young and not-so-young alike, The Lake Trilogy has enjoyed breakout success, selling close to half-million copies the first year.

AnnaLisa is represented by Italia Gandolfo of GH Literary. AnnaLisa has been married to her super awesome husband Donavan since 2001 and lives in North Carolina with their two ridiculously beautiful children.

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    • The Lake

    • The Lake Trilogy, Book 1
    • By: AnnaLisa Grant
    • Narrated by: Em Eldridge
    • Length: 10 hrs and 56 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 160
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 131
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 132

    When tragedy once again strikes Layla’s life, her hope is all but completely crushed. Through it all, Layla learns what it means to truly love and be loved....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Emotional Rollercoaster

    • By Nicol on 04-03-16

    Regular price: $24.95

    • The Complete Lake Series

    • By: AnnaLisa Grant
    • Narrated by: Em Eldridge
    • Length: 34 hrs and 52 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 33
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 30
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 28

    At 17, Layla Weston is already starting over. Having lost both her parents and grandparents, Layla is moving from Florida to a small town in North Carolina....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Excellent listen! Fantastically written. <br /><br />

    • By Heidi Lynn on 05-04-17

    Regular price: $29.95

    • Safe Harbor

    • The Lake Trilogy, Book 3
    • By: AnnaLisa Grant
    • Narrated by: Em Eldridge
    • Length: 11 hrs and 3 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 61
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 52
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 51

    Layla Weston was supposed to be planning her wedding, not waiting for her fiancé's father to die....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • good ending

    • By Jen Ben on 06-23-16

    Regular price: $24.95

    • Troubled Waters

    • The Lake Trilogy, Book 2
    • By: AnnaLisa Grant
    • Narrated by: Em Eldridge
    • Length: 9 hrs and 58 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 79
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 72
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 72

    College life for Layla Weston isn't starting the way she intended....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great read

    • By Brenda Wright on 01-25-15

    Regular price: $19.95

    • As I Am

    • By: AnnaLisa Grant
    • Narrated by: Stacey Glemboski
    • Length: 8 hrs and 17 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 11
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 11
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 11

    When Kinley Carmichael looks in the mirror, she doesn't see her blonde-haired, blue-eyed, size four twin sister. She sees her dark-haired, brown-eyed, size 12 self....

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Oxblood

    • By: AnnaLisa Grant
    • Narrated by: Hallie Ricardo
    • Length: 7 hrs and 39 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6

    How far would you go to save the only family you have left? Victoria "Vic" Asher is finally finding some balance in her life. Though she's still reeling from her parents' death in a plane crash....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A white knuckle, suspenseful story!

    • By Lynn Shaw on 10-17-16

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Anchored

    • A Lake Series Novella
    • By: AnnaLisa Grant
    • Narrated by: Em Eldridge
    • Length: 2 hrs and 54 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 8
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 7

    It's only been a few short months since Will and Layla welcomed their twins. And while Layla is excited for all that awaits her in motherhood, she's feeling a little disconnected....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Love store

    • By candy on 11-27-17

    Regular price: $6.95

    • Five

    • By: AnnaLisa Grant
    • Narrated by: Becky Doughty
    • Length: 8 hrs and 36 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 10
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 9
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 9

    The past Jenna ran from six years ago is finally coming for her, and she must make decisions that will drastically alter the new life she's been living....

    Regular price: $19.95

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