Love & Stones: Inspired by the works of Jane Austen

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About the author

Sallianne Hines

SALLIANNE HINES is a great fan of all things Austen. And Tolkien, Mary Stolz, Georgette Heyer, Marie Kondo, and many more. After publishing numerous nonfiction articles and essays, she decided to try her hand at fiction and followed the adage to “write the book you want to read.” The result, her first novel written, Love & Stones, a contemporary story about a seasoned heroine, which will be available June 2020. You may have seen her nonfiction work in "Mary Jane’s Farm," online at "Seamwork," in "Chicken Soup for the Soul," "Mothering," "Spin Off," or any number of other places. Two more novels are in progress in her Austenesque Mothers, Sisters, Friends group of books. The Pleasure of Her Company (Mrs. Dashwood’s story) will launch in the autumn of 2020.

Sallianne is a lifelong horsewoman, mother of three, grandmother of eight, and shares her home with a boss cat and two dogs (who give way to said cat). They all live in a little house on the prairie. Really.

To learn more about Sallianne and her books, visit her website at https://www.salliannehines.com.

(Photo was taken by daughter Abbey at the Richardson Grove Redwoods—one of those magical places here on earth.)