Gretchen Craig’s lush, sweeping tales deliver edgy, compelling characters who test the boundaries of integrity, strength, and love. Told with sensitivity, the novels realistically portray the raw suffering of people in times of great upheaval.
Having lived in diverse climates and terrains, Gretchen infuses her novels with a strong sense of place. The Plantation Series brings to the reader the smell of Louisiana’s bayous and of New Orleans’ gumbo.
Readers of romance and readers of historicals find that Gretchen’s novels straddle the fence. Fortunately,there is a category that fits her novels very well. Gretchen writes historical novels with romance elements (indeed her first awards were in that category), and her novels therefore deliver the sweetness and emotional depth of romance combined with thorough research and historical interest.