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Whiter than Snow and Summer Dreams ~ Spotlight

Historical Heartbeats is pleased to spotlight Joan Deppa’s books, Whiter than Snow and Summer Dreams. The first book in my “Seasons of Love Series” is called, Whiter than Snow, and is available in hardcover, softcover, or E-Books.  It is published by Westbow Press, a division of Thomas Nelson/Zondervan Publishing. It is available through the publisher or Ingram Wholesalers.




Bonnie Turner has recently moved to the Upper Peninsula (UP) of Michigan and is enamored by its beauty in the wintertime. While enjoying the beauty, Brad Jorgenson “bumps” into her and takes it upon himself to show her the sights and how to enjoy winter in the UP.  But will Bonnie be able to show Brad how to release the anger and bitterness he’s carried since childhood and introduce him to the Creator of the beauty he enjoys? Can God’s love and forgiveness really make Brad, “whiter than snow?”

  • ISBN: # 9781512790641(E book)$7.99
  • ISBN: # 9781512790631 (Soft Cover) $13.95
  • ISBN: # 9781512790658 (Hard Cover) $30.95

Westbow Press



The second book in my series is called, Summer Dreams, and is also available in hardcover, softcover and E-Book.


April Phillips is a 6thgrade teacher who loves children but feels she should never marry due to the history of divorce in her family.  So instead, she pursues her dream to learn to Kayak and buy an older house that she can make into the home of her dreams.  However, Aaron Matthews has his own dream – to marry April and have a family of their own.  But first he needs to help her realize that God is able to break her chains of fear and give her a love that paddles through the storms and difficulties of life and and thrives.  Whose dreams will be realized?  Can they both win?

  • ISBN: 978-1-9736-2202-4 (E-Book) $7.99
  • ISBN: 978-1-9736-2201-7 (Soft Cover) $13.95
  • ISBN: 978-1-9736-2202-1 (Hard Cover) $30.95

Westbow Press

About Joan:



My name is Joan Deppa and I have always loved to read and now write inspirational romance novels from my heart; sharing God’s love, forgiveness, wisdom and ability to change lives yielded to Him. My books are a fun-read, stories that people can relate to, share my love of God’s creation and the hope we can have in Christ.  My husband and I have been involved in Church ministry for over 30 years and have counseled many hurting people.  We have 4 grown children and 11 grandchildren.  We have lived mostly in the Midwest and enjoy God’s beautiful creation wherever we are. I am a member of American Christian Fiction Writers.  Please visit my website at