Lisa Carter's novel, Under a Turquoise Sky, won the 2015 Carol Award for Romantic Suspense. Her latest, The Stronghold, releases in March, 2016. Beyond the Cherokee Trail is a 4 1/2 star Romantic Times September 2015 Top Pick. The bestselling author of seven romantic suspense novels, several historical novellas and a Coast Guard series, Lisa enjoys traveling to romantic locales and researching her next exotic adventure. A native North Carolinian, she has strong opinions on barbecue and ACC basketball. She loves to hear from readers.