Author Archives: Carol

About Carol

Carol’s roots are sown in the South. Her writings are Southern, small town based and include romantic comedies, contemporary romance, and romantic suspense. She believes in falling in love, family values, and happy endings. When time allows, she dabbles in art, and always has popcorn, pickles, and hot chocolate on hand. While a dose of humor sprinkles throughout her stories, they may or not, be based on real life characters. Some are convinced they are, but only she knows for certain, and she won’t gossip. Carol currently resides in Georgia with her husband and family. A multi-published eBook author since 2011, Carol's won numerous awards, and previously published in poetry, short stories and novels. Novels available in ebook: (A Short Story) A MATTER of TASTE, PERFECT MATCH, A SMOKY MOUNTAIN CHRISTMAS (also available in print), CHRISTMAS at the GRANGER INN, CHRISTMAS at APPLE LAKE, THE CHRISTMAS STOCKING. Coming December 2019: A Smoky Mountain Christmas Wedding Coming December 2020: A Smoky Mountain Christmas Baby Where to find Carol DeVaney online: http://www.caroldevaney.weebly.com http://www.caroldevaney.blogspot.com http://www.facebook.com/carol.devaney http://twitter.com./caroldevaney

Summer is Upon Us

Here in Georgia, we’ve had drought, lots of rain, and now it’s humid. Melting in the heat as a snowman in the sun. I hope you are faring better! We’re taking it a day at a time. Here’s a peek … Continue reading

Posted in Carol's Posts, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , | 4 Comments

Empty Nesting Children & Grandchildren

Cutting those apron strings can be difficult and lead to mixed emotions. Many of them. It’s a struggle to say the least. It’s also a time for parents to reconnect. I don’t know how you feel, but an empty nest … Continue reading

Posted in Carol's Posts, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , | 7 Comments

Values Live On

This post isn’t meant to be preachy. Family has been on my mind a lot lately and how proud I am of my son and grandson. What do we do that would make our ancestors’ hair curl? Granted our descendants … Continue reading

Posted in Carol's Posts, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | 9 Comments

Running From Time

If there’s one thing I’m unable to manage, it’s the number of stories colliding inside my head. Characters are always in competition. Hello, she says. Hello, he says. I’m next. Me, me, me! Tell my story. Every writer I know … Continue reading

Posted in Carol's Posts, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 5 Comments

Do You Love the Golden Girls?

If you’ve ever watched the Golden girls, you won’t forget each one’s attributes. I have laughed with, cried with and cheered on the three hilarious ladies who make up the Golden Girls. My mom loved the program. Above all, she … Continue reading

Posted in Carol's Posts, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 6 Comments

Did You Survive the Christmas Holiday?

Planning, shopping, wrapping, decorating, cooking, baking, working a public job, maybe, and between handling all the extra curricular activities can be exhausting during the Christmas holiday. I know. I didn’t plan far enough ahead to keep the jitters away. But … Continue reading

Posted in Carol's Posts, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 6 Comments

So Long November—Hello December

Thanksgiving came and moved away like a whirlwind. In fact the past three months, I think I moved through a fog to get where I am today. Poof! And I’m here. Lol. I hope your Thanksgiving was wonderful and special, … Continue reading

Posted in Carol's Posts, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , | 1 Comment