Biography

Deeanne Gist

Deeanne Gist has rocketed up bestseller lists and captured readers everywhere with her very fun, original historical and contemporary novels. She has received three RITA nominations, two consecutive Christy Awards, and rave reviews. With a background in education and journalism and a degree from Texas A&M, Deeanne has written for People, Parents and Parenting magazine. She has four grown children and lives in Houston, Texas, with her husband.

Deeanne Gist

Books by Deeanne Gist

by Deeanne Gist - Christian Fiction, Fiction, Historical Fiction, Historical Romance, Romance

Saddled with a man’s name, the captivating Billy Jack Tate makes no apologies for taking on a man’s profession. As a doctor at the 1893 Chicago World’s Fair, she is one step closer to having her very own medical practice --- until Hunter Scott asks her to give it all up to become his wife. Will Billy exchange her doctor’s shingle for the domesticated role of a southern wife, or will Hunter abandon the wide open spaces of home for a life in the “gray city”?

by Deeanne Gist - Christian, Christian Fiction, Fiction, Historical Fiction, Historical Romance, Romance

Cullen McNamara travels to the 1893 Chicago World’s Fair with his most recent invention. But the noise in the fair’s Machinery Hall makes it impossible to communicate with potential buyers. So he hires Della Wentworth, a teacher of the deaf, to tutor him in the art of lip-reading. Like the newly invented Ferris wheel, he is caught in a whirl between his girl back home, his dreams as an inventor, and his unexpected attraction to his new tutor.

by Deeanne Gist - Christian, Historical Fiction

It's 1894, the year of Essie's thirtieth birthday, and she decides the Lord has more important things to do than provide her a husband. If she wants one, she needs to catch him herself. So, she writes down the names of all the eligible bachelors in her small Texas town, makes a list of their attributes and drawbacks, closes her eyes, twirls her finger, and...picks one.