Author Endorsements


“Romantic! Engaging and absorbing! Dawn Crandall brings America’s Gilded Age to life on the page with vintage amour and emotional depth. Poetically written, Crandall's stories of faith and love will charm fans of classic literature and Christian fiction alike.”
KRISTY CAMBRON, author of The Butterfly and the Violin, The Sparrow of Terezin and The Ringmaster's Wife

“Visit a bygone era filled with romance, intrigue, and characters who will stay with you long after you close the book. Dramatic and engaging, THE EVERSTONE CHRONICLES is one series you won’t want to miss.”
MICHELLE GRIEP, author of Brentwood’s Ward and The Captive Heart


“Delving deep into the human heart with prose as polished as beach stones, THE HESITANT HEIRESS is a marvelous romance and an impressive debut.” 
LORI BENTON, Christy award winning author of Burning Sky, The Wood's Edge and A Flight of Arrows

“Dawn Crandall is a new author to watch!” 
ELIZABETH CAMDEN, Christy and Carol award winning author of Against the Tide and Beyond All Dreams

“A love story to savor, THE HESITANT HEIRESS is a gentle Gilded Age courtship that delightfully teases, taunts, and takes the heroine—and the reader—by surprise with a tale of mystery and true love revealed.”
JULIE LESSMAN, author of The Daughters of Boston, Winds of Change, and Heart of San Francisco series

“If you enjoy reading inspirational romance, you’ll love THE HESITANT HEIRESS!”
MELANIE DOBSON, author of Chateau of Secrets and Shadows of Ladenbrooke Manor

“What a heart-stopping work of art! The first chapter was all it took to captivate this eager reader!”
SHARLENE MacLAREN, author of Heart of Mercy and Threads of Joy


THE BOUND HEART is an intense, powerful journey of one woman’s search for true love and true forgiveness. It is a beautiful reminder to us that nothing is too broken for God to piece together with the power of his grace. Lawry is a delightful and consistent hero worth falling for and Meredyth’s desperate longing for wholeness comes to its full completion in being loved well! Absolutely beautiful.”
PEPPER D. BASHAM, author of The Thorn Bearer, The Thorn Keeper and A Twist of Faith

“In THE BOUND HEART, Dawn Crandall creates a cast of broken characters whose struggles spoke to me from the prologue. This story will send you on a passionate search for the Healer of all hurts.”
CARA PUTMAN, author of Shadowed by Grace


“Dawn Crandall is a fresh new voice in inspirational romance, and THE CAPTIVE IMPOSTER, does not disappoint!”
SANDRA BYRD, author of Mist of Midnight and Bride of a Distant Isle

“A blend of elegant drama and mystery, THE CAPTIVE IMPOSTER tells the story of a love unexpected. Dawn Crandall quickly became a favorite author with her first two books, and the element of hidden identity in The Captive Imposter entwines with the style I’ve come to expect from Crandallresulting in one satisfying read.” 
RACHELLE REA, author of The Sound of Diamonds, The Sound of Silver and The Sound of Emeralds


“THE CAUTIOUS MAIDEN is a deeply absorbing love story—literally impossible to put down. Rich with historical detail, the reader is transported into America’s Gilded Age where the relationship between Vance and Violet sizzles with undeniable romantic tension. Crandall deftly infuses the plot with equal measures of intrigue, conflict, heart pounding romantic moments, and character growth to form a captivating page turner. The depth of honesty and redemption found within The Cautious Maiden is as refreshing as it is brave. Readers who enjoy romance, history, and stories brimming with hope will not want to miss this brilliant work.”
 – JESSICA KELLER, multi-published romance author

“Readers will be captivated by Dawn Crandall’s fourth novel, THE CAUTIOUS MAIDEN. Emotions run deep and draw the reader in with flawed characters and gentle nudgings of romance that flare into a passionate journey of forgiveness and new beginnings. Violet is an innocent woman with a generous heart. Vance is a reformed rogue with the best intentions. Together, they create an amazing story sure to please the hopeful romantics in all of us.”​
  PEPPER D. BASHAM, author of The Thorn Bearer, The Thorn Keeper and A Twist of Faith


  1. Congratulations, Dawn!
    I am another pleased reader at hearing of the upcoming release of the newest story of Violet and Vance in your charming series... anticipation!

  2. I would be happy to review all your books!