About The Author

Leisha Kelly (1963-2011) was the author of 11 books, among them a best-selling inspirational historical fiction series centered around the Wortham and Hammond families, set in Southern Illinois. At times a waitress, cafe manager, tutor and EMT, Leisha was active in her church and served many years on her local library board, bringing good reads and educational opportunities to her community. She passed away in 2011.