About the author

Amy Schisler

Amy has been writing all her life as an author and freelance writer.&nbsp;​​​​​​​She grew up in Southern Maryland, received her Bachelor’s Degree from Salisbury University, and graduated from the University of Maryland with a Master’s in Library and Information Science. A former librarian and teacher, she now lives on the Eastern Shore of Maryland with her husband, three daughters, and two dogs.<br><br>​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Amy is the recipient of numerous national literary awards, including the Illumination Award, LYRA award, Independent Publisher Book Award, the Golden Quill, the Oklahoma Romance Writers International Digital Award, and the Forward Indies Award, as well as honors from the Catholic Press Association, the Eric Hoffer Book Award, and the American Book Fest Best Book Awards.<br>​​​​​​​​​<br>​​​​​​​​​​​​​With writing that has been hailed “a verbal masterpiece of art” (author Alexa Jacobs) and “Everything you want in a book” (Amazon reviewer), Amy’s books are available internationally, wherever books are sold, in print and eBook formats.<br><br>List of Novels: <br>​​​​​​​A Place to Call Home and&nbsp;​​​​​​​Summer's Squall<br>Picture Me<br>Whispering Vines and&nbsp;The Good Wine<br>The Devil's Fortune<br>Island of Miracles; Island of Promise; Island of Hope<br>​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Desert Fire, Mountain Rain; Under the Summer Moon<br>​​​​​​​Island of Tranquility<br><br>List of Children's Books:<br>​​​​​​​Crabbing with Granddad<br>​​​​​​​Thee Greatest Gift<br><br>Devotionals:<br>Stations of the Cross Meditations for Mom (collaboration)<br>A Devotional Alphabet<br>​​​​​​​<br>​​​​​​​<br>