Welcome To Step Into the Story


We’re best friends with over 100 books published between us.

Join us Twice a month for book discussions, author interviews, writing tips,
Shenanigans & more

Donna Alward

As a writer, Donna’s heartwarming stories of love, hope, and homecoming have been translated into several languages, hit bestseller lists and won awards.

She’s an absolute sucker for World War 2 historical fiction as well as books featuring strong female protagonists. When she’s not writing or reading, she loves knitting, gardening, cooking…and is a Masterpiece Theater addict. 

Some of Donna’s favorite authors include:

  • Jennifer Robson
  • Madeline Martin
  • Julianne Maclean
  • Lecia Cornwall
  • Beatriz Williams

Barbara Tanner Wallace

Barbara is an award-winning author specializing in smart, sophisticated stories that explore human relationships.

Historical fiction set in the twentieth century is her jam, especially if it involves the Jazz Age or the Beat Generation. Her monthly blog, Barb’s Book Reviews, highlights her recommendations. In her free time, she wrangles cats and is the world’s worst crocheter.

Some of Barbara’s favorite authors include:

  • Vanessa Riley
  • Lauren Willig
  • Beatriz Williams
  • Kate Morton
  • Kate Quinn