Donna VanLiere is a best-selling novelist who has been featured in the New York Times and USA Today. The Christmas Shoes and The Christmas Blessing, both turned into CBS Television movies, The Christmas Secret, The Christmas Journey, and The Christmas Hope, which was converted into a Lifetime feature, are among her best-selling Christmas Hope series. She's also the author of Seeking Grace and The Angels of Morgan Hill. VanLiere has won a Retailer's Choice Award for Fiction, a Dove Award, a Silver Angel Award, an Audie Award for outstanding inspirational fiction, and a Gold Medallion Book of the Year nomination. She is a great public speaker who speaks at conferences on a regular basis. She, her husband, and their children live in Franklin, Tennessee.