I got a lucky invite to attend the Hooper Reunion in Hiwassee, GA over the weekend. It was super!! Met some of the greatest people in the world. AND I get to call them family. We all descend from Absalom Hooper. He resided in Hiwassee GA abut also in Jackson County, NC. He left descendants in both places, and now we come together to get to know one another, share our genealogy, and give thanks for our heritage. One of the "cousins' I met was Celia Miles. She is also an author and resides in Ashville, NC. Her books, like mine, are set in the mountains of North Carolina. You need to check her out on Amazon.com. I am getting so excited to start reading her books. I will be downloading on Kindle ASAP to take with me to Florida. Let me know how you like them also. She has several.
BTW, I sold quite a few books at the Reunion and in Jackson County NC as I came back by there on my way home. Love those mountains.
Ann Phillips, Tennessee native with roots in North Carolina, mother of 5, grandmother of 15 and loving life..