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My Father's House
By Rose Chandler Johnson

Suspense and romance mix in this inspiring story. We hope you enjoy find out more from the tour...

Tour Schedule
November 15th: The Silver Dagger Scriptorium
November 16th: Wishful Endings
November 17th: Falling Leaves
November 18th: Rockin' Book ReviewsTell Tale Book Reviews
November 20th: Jessica and Gracie's Tree
November 21st: Grand Finale

The Inspiration for My Father’s House

As a Christian, I have a Christian world view and see the hand of God at work in our lives. I wanted this story to reflect that view in an authentic, true-to-life way. As with any story I write, I not only want to bring pleasure to the reader, but I also want to leave them with a subtle inspiration message or a sense of hope. My novel, My Father’s House, is the story of a young woman with an indomitable spirit who in spite of devastating hardships, disappointments, personal loss and mistakes ultimately finds happiness. Still reeling from a childhood tragedy, Lily Rose seeks to fill the hole in her heart through marriage. Sadly, she finds herself in an abusive marriage with a man she hardly knows. The question is: Will she survive it? Lily Rose’s warm heart endears her to the reader who wants to know that she’s going to be all right, as her father had said. The reader takes the journey with Lily and sees the world through her eyes, but I didn’t want the painful things to be the main focus of her triumphant story. When Lily Rose reconnects with family and her faith, we get a glimpse of the bright future in store for her. One reader wrote that the story “made my heart smile.” I’m happy to accomplish that.

The setting needed to play a critical part in the story as well. So, with my roots firmly planted in Georgia, I modelled my fictional town after so many small Southern towns, and I set in some of my love of nature. Being a Southerner, I had definite ideas about elements I needed for this story to come alive. Besides fascinating characters and a distinctive setting, there had to be a little crazy, eccentric, and some downright meanness, mixed with suspense, romance, and lots of southern charm. And if the story makes you long for dirt roads and blackberry picking, shade trees and front porch visiting, then I’ve done my job.

— Rose

My Father's House
My Father's House
by Rose Chandler Johnson
Inspirational Romantic Suspense
Paperback & ebook, 314 pages
March 13th 2016

Growing up, life is idyllic for Lily Rose Cates due to her one constant – her father’s love. But in her sixteenth summer, all that changes without warning with her father’s sudden death. There begins Lily’s struggle to find herself and a life she thinks is gone forever.

Marriage to her prince charming promises fulfillment, but their happily-ever-after barely survives the honeymoon. Beneath the sophisticated fa├žade lies a brooding man who hides dark secrets. When all Lily’s illusions of happiness shatter, she must make hard choices – abandon her husband or risk losing much more than her marriage. She flees their home in Detroit and sets out on a fearful journey to a house in Georgia that her husband knows nothing about.

In spite of heartbreak and regrets, will she find the strength to survive whatever comes? Or will her husband find her and shatter all her hopes . . . again. This is one woman’s compelling tale of love and survival as she finds her way back home to faith and who she’s meant to be . . . in her father’s house.



My Father’s House is Rose’s first novel. Her devotional journal, God, Me, and Sweet Iced Tea: Experiencing God in the Midst of Everyday Moments won the Georgia Author of the Year Finalist Award in 2014. It was also awarded the Selah Finalist Award in the same year. Rose enjoys writing for her blog, Write Moments with God and engaging with her readers. A native Georgian, Rose has lived in a suburb of Augusta for the last thirty years. Before retiring from Georgia’s public school system, Rose taught English, French, and ESOL. She is currently an adjunct English instructor at a community college. In addition to reading and writing, Rose enjoys cooking, sewing, gardening, and spending time with her six children and their growing families. And yes, sweet iced tea is her beverage of choice.

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