Jean Stone is the author of nearly twenty novels about contemporary women that have been published by Random House and HarperCollins. Her book, Good Little Wives (written under her pen name, Abby Drake) has been optioned for a Lifetime TV movie. From Germany to Japan, over a dozen countries around the world have purchased the subrights to her novels and translated them. Jean has taught at a number of writers' conferences and has been a guest lecturer at many colleges and conferences. A native of New England, she lived in Amherst, Massachusetts, for several years; she now resides on Martha's Vineyard. Visit her websitejeanstone.com or her blog jeanstonemv.com.
Praise for A Vineyard Summer Filled with heart, an engaging story, and themes of families in all their various forms, readers of A Vineyard Christmas (2018) will be thrilled to reconnect with familiar characters and meet new additions as they explore deeper into the world of Martha's Vineyard. Perfect for long summer days. For fans of Debbie Macomber or Elin Hilderbrand. - Booklist Praise for Jean Stone's A Vineyard Christmas Annie Sutton is finally realizing her dream of living on Martha's Vineyard, when a surprise package is left outside her cottage door....a baby in a basket. The diverse characters, strong setting, and clever mystery surrounding baby Bella brims with holiday cheer readers will relish. -Library Journal A successful novelist finds herself in the middle of a mystery fit for the plot of one of her books in this holiday story....A Vineyard Christmas is charming and sincere; Stone's fans will not be disappointed by her newest effort. --Booklist Praise for the previous works of Jean Stone: Stone's graceful prose, vivid imagery and compassionately drawn characters make this one a standout. --Publishers Weekly A very smart and well-written book --Fresh Fiction Jean Stone is a truly gifted writer. I wish I could claim her as a long-lost sister--but I can't. I can merely enjoy her wonderful talent. --Nationally bestselling author Katherine Stone Stone is a talented novelist whose elegant prose brings the Martha's Vineyard setting vividly to life. . . . A very good read. --Milwaukee Journal Sentinel A wrenching and emotionally complex story. Sometimes, if you are very lucky, you can build a bridge across all obstacles. A very touching read. --RT Book Reviews