Cynthia Herron

As an avid encourager and lover of the underdog, Cynthia writes Heartfelt, Homespun Fiction from the beautiful Midwest. She is the author of Her Hope Discovered and the award-winning Welcome to Ruby series.


“Cindy” has a degree in psychology and a background in social work. She is a member of ACFW and RWA. She is a 2020 Selah Award Winner, a 2020 Selah Award Double-Finalist, a 2017 ACFW Genesis Finalist, a 2016 ACFW Genesis Double-Finalist, and a 2015 ACFW First Impressions Winner. Her work is represented by WordServe Literary.


Besides writing, Cindy has a fondness for vintage cookbooks, old movie classics, and the Missouri Ozarks. She enjoys adventure, traveling, and meeting new friends and learning their stories.


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