26. Christy Barritt
USA Today has called Christy Barritt’s Christian romantic suspense novels “scary, funny, passionate, and quirky.” Her books have won the Daphne du Maurier Award for Excellence in Suspense and Mystery, have been twice nominated for the Romantic Times Reviewers Choice Award, and have been finalists for both a Carol Award and Foreword Magazine’s Book of the Year. Among her latest romantic suspense books is Trained to Defend (Love Inspired Suspense), from the K-9 Mountain Guardians series.

27. Elizabeth Goddard
With over one million books sold, Elizabeth Goddard is the bestselling, award-winning author of more than forty romance novels and counting. She has won or been nominated for many prestigious awards, including the Carol Award and the Daphne Du Maurier Award. Among her recent publications is the romantic suspense title Always Look Twice (Revell), the second book in her Uncommon Justice series.

28. Terri Blackstock
A New York Times and USA Today bestselling author, Terri Blackstock has sold more than seven million books worldwide. Here bestselling series include If I Run, Cape Refuge, Newpointe 911, the SunCoast Chronicles, and the Restoration Series. Her honors include two Carol Awards, a Christian Retailers Choice Award, and a Romantic Times Book Reviews Career Achievement Award, among others. Her most recent romantic suspense book is Smoke Screen (Zondervan).

29. Kristi Ann Hunter
Kristi is a RITA Award winner, an ACFW Genesis contest winner, and a Georgia Romance Writers Maggie Award for Excellence winner. Her latest historical romance is A Pursuit of Home (Bethany House), the third book in her Haven Manor series.

30. Amy Clipston
Amy Clipston is the award-winning and bestselling author of the Kauffman Amish Bakery and Amish Homestead series. Her novels have hit multiple bestseller lists including Christianbook, CBA, and ECPA. Her latest book is The Bake Shop (Zondervan), the first in her Amish Marketplace series.

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About The Author

USA TODAY bestselling author Lacy Williams is devoted to bringing her readers heartwarming love stories about cowboys and the women that tame them. She is the author of over forty books, including the acclaimed Wyoming Legacy and Snowbound in Sawyer Creek series. Her books have been nominated for the RT Book Reviews' Seal of Excellence as well as finaled in RT's Reviewers' Choice Awards. She has been a puppy parent almost her whole life and often writes with one of her dogs snuggled in her lap. She is a mom of four and spends her non-writing time buried under piles of laundry and dishes.