Author Bio


Pepper Basham is an award-winning author who writes romance peppered with grace and humor. She currently resides in the lovely mountains of Asheville, NC where she is the mom of 5 great kids, speech-pathologist to about fifty more, lover of chocolate, jazz, and Jesus. Her debut historical novel, The Thorn Bearer, released in May 2015 and has garnered awards such as Reader’s Favorites Award, finalist in the Grace Awards, shortlisted for the Inspy Awards, and most recently a finalist in the ACFW Carol Awards. Her second historical novel, The Thorn Keeper, released in Feb 2016 and her first contemporary romance, A Twist of Faith, released in April 2016 with a 4 star review from Romantic Times. The third book in the Penned in Time series, The Thorn Healer, released in December 2017 with a 4 1/2 star review from Rt and Top Pick rating.

Pepper has released two novellas in 2018. A Britallachian Contemporary Romance, Jane by the Book and a WWII espionage romance, Facade. Her 2018 novel, When You Look at Me is the sequel to Just the Way You Are.

In 2019 Pepper’s Appalachian historical romance, My Heart Belongs in the Blue Ridge, released, as well as the third book in her Mitchell’s Crossroads series, A Match for Emma., and in 2020 her first historical romantic suspense, The Red Ribbon, arrived in October. She has a few books coming in 2021, so stay tuned for more 🙂

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