About the author

Deborah Grace Staley, originally from East Tennessee, now calls Southern Florida home. Married to her college sweetheart, she has one fabulous son and lives in a 1925 Spanish-Style Bungalow near the Atlantic Ocean. In addition to being a best-selling and award-winning, Deborah loves spending time with her family and playing with her two rescued dachshunds. She holds an MFA in Creative Writing from Goddard College and a Bachelor of Arts degree from King College. She writes full-time, teaches, and is a freelance editor (See www.writebytheocean.com). Deborah loves to hear from readers! Please visit the CONTACT page of this website to email or follow her on Facebook and Twitter.



#1 Bestseller on Amazon.com and BN.com


  • HOLT Medallion for Excellence in Mainstream/Single Title Romance
  • Duel on the Delta Award
  • Smoky Mountain Valentine
  • DandyLine 


  • Maggie
  • Laurie
  • Ohio Valley RWA First Chapter


Deborah Grace Staley