Carolina’s Legacy Collection

Carolina’s Legacy Collection spans four generations of characters and explores the layers of how one person’s life and legacy impact countless others—even when that life gets cut short. Author Joy E. Rancatore has crafted this story treasury for fans of Southern fiction with Christian roots across four literary mediums: novel, novella, short story collection and epistolary.

Fans of Southern fiction with Christian roots will love "Our Good Thing," a short story taste of the books in Carolina’s Legacy Collection.

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Fans of Southern fiction with Christian roots will love “Our Good Thing,” a taste of all the books in Carolina’s Legacy Collection: Any Good ThingThis Good ThingEvery Good Thing and One Good Thing.

Any Good Thing by Joy E. Rancatore, Southern fiction with Christian roots

Any Good Thing

This southern fiction novel follows Jack Calhoun as he battles alcoholism, depression, PTSD and himself. His journey carries him from his rural hometown to Iraq’s desert and on to the mountaintops of North Carolina. It’s a story of mind, heart and soul and the unlikely friends he encounters along the way.

This Good Thing by Joy E. Rancatore, Christian Southern fiction novella

This Good Thing

Carolina Burns faces the words no one wants to hear. She’s dying. A novella for friends, mothers and daughters, lovers and anyone who believes in eternal love, This Good Thing requires tissues in the best way. Discover the beauty of a lasting legacy through this love story that will break your heart while building you up.

Every Good Thing by Joy E. Rancatore, Southern fiction with Christian roots

Every Good Thing

Revisit beloved characters from Any Good Thing and This Good Thing and discover their legacies in this short story collection of twelve tales which range from historical to contemporary.

One Good Thing, an epistolary by award-winning Indie Author Joy E. Rancatore; part of the Carolina's Legacy Collection

One Good Thing

The collection concludes with this epistolary. Enjoy a compilation of letters written by Jack and journal entries by the girl he left behind in Any Good Thing.

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