Emilie Richards s many novels feature complex characterizations and in-depth explorations of social issues, a result of her training and experience as a family counselor, which contribute to her fascination with relationships of all kinds. Emilie, a mother of four, lives with her husband in northern Virginia, where she is currently working on her next novel for MIRA Books."
"Charlotte is an admirable character, using her newfound powers of self-observation to bring meaning back into her life. Richards creates a heart-wrenching atmosphere that slowly builds to the final pages, and continues to echo after the book is finished."--Publishers Weekly on One Mountain Away"Complex characters, compelling emotions and the healing power of forgiveness-what could be better? I loved this book!"-New York Times bestselling author Sherryl Woods on One Mountain Away"Richards pieces together each woman's story as artfully as a quilter creates a quilt, with equally satisfying results, and her characterizations are transcendent, endowed with warmth and compassion."--Booklist on Wedding Ring"(A) heartwarming, richly layered story." -Library Journal, starred review of Endless Chain"(Richards) draws these women of different generations together. Richards should've included a special pull-out hanky insert, but readers looking for positive resolutions won't be disappointed."Publishers Weekly on SISTER'S CHOICE