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Leave a comment at the end of the post about your favorite Christmas tradition, and I’ll put your name in the hat to win a copy of Christmas at Raccoon Creek this week. Times have changed. But I still remember one Christmas tradition our family enjoyed. We gathered in the dining room for a luscious […]
Let’s take a look at the hero and heroine. Here’s Emily Eason. And the guy Emily falls in love with, Lance Hardwicke—in 1952. But when she finds herself back in present day, her head spins when this man is the pharmacist at Hardwick’s. […]
In Christmas at Raccoon Creek, a couple of the minor characters were business owners in the area. Once, on her way to the drug store, Emily stopped at the local diner, Daisy’s Country Restaurant. I patterned it after this one in Locust Fork. The passage from the story: “Yes, ma’am. What can I get […]
Somehow I wound up with lots more pictures of the real location for the story Christmas at Raccoon Creek. Maybe because it was one of my favorite novels to write. Scenes that take place in present day then switching to the 1950’s was challenging but fun. While back in the 50’s, Emily and Lance attend […]
Several years ago we lived in the small town of Locust Fork, Alabama. I loved the rural, country feel of this little village, so I set Christmas at Raccoon Creek here. Check out the real-life pictures and the scenes they inspired. I took this photo in the forest behind our house on a snowy, winter […]