Lynn Austin has sold more than one and a half million copies of her books worldwide. She has won eight Christy awards for her historical fiction and was one of the first inductees into the Christy Award Hall of Fame. One of her novels, Hidden Places, was made into a Hallmark Channel Original movie starring actress Shirley Jones. Lynn has written 27 novels, 2 novellas, and 2 non-fiction works. Her newest novel, Long Way Home, releases in June 2022. She and her husband have three grown children, three grandchildren, and make their home in western Michigan.