Author: Debra White Smith

6 inspirations


Amanda is a bit bored–until she meets Haley and decides that with a little sprucing up, she would be the perfect wife for the local pastor. Amanda’s plan is falling into place when she discovers that Haley is dating Roger…and Pastor Eldridge is seeing someone else. Not to be thwarted, she steers Haley toward newcomer … Read More

Genre: Emma Subjects: modern adaptation

Northpointe Chalet

Northpointe Chalet focuses on the scatterbrained but independent Kathy Moore who opens a coffee shop in a small town in Colorado. When Ron and his sister, Liza, come by, Ron is attracted to Kathy. Oblivious to romance, Kathy enjoys their friendship. Kathy’s brother, Sam, and Liza start dating, and naturally the four of them socialize. … Read More

Central Park

Ethan Summers captivates Francine’s youthful heart. Drawn together by a love of learning, they become friends. But Francine dreams that Ethan will return her love. When the beautiful Lylleth appears, Francine is dismayed that Ethan falls under her spell. When a wealthy man comes calling, Francine recognizes his lack of morals and rejects him. Pressured … Read More

Reason and Romance

First Impressions revealed the soul of Austen’s Pride and Prejudice. Now, echoing the themes in Jane Austen’s Sense and Sensibility, Debra White Smith crafts a delightful, contemporary story about passion and love. When Ted arrives, Elaina assumes he can’t be interested in her. But Ted surprises her. Attracted by his charming personality, Elaina dreams about … Read More

First Impressions

Loosely based on the beloved Pride and Prejudice, Debra White Smith’s First Impressions weaves a spellbinding, modern-day tale on the challenges and rewards of love. Eddi Boswick has just settled in Texas to establish her law practice. Joining a local theater group, she is thrilled when she is given the role of Elizabeth in Pride … Read More


Allie Ellen is the daughter of a respected, wealthy southern family who owns a plantation. Frederick Wently has no money and plans to join the Air Force. When the two meet, they feel a deep attraction. But Allie’s unsentimental aunt dissuades her from the relationship–so when Frederick proposes, Allie runs off. Years later, Allie and … Read More

Genre: Persuasion Subjects: modern adaptation