Winds of Sonoma

Recipient of The Beacon Award – American Christian Fiction Writers Book of the Year – Women’s FictionFinalist – The Write Touch – Readers Award Finalist – Booksellers Best Award Finalist – Gayle Wilson Award for Excellence in Romance

Book Clubs – Discussion Questions Available Angelica Amante at twenty-four must make a career-ending moral decision when the high profile, New York law firm she works for demands that she use her brilliant legal talent to protect the wealthy by exploiting the poorest of the poor.Blackballed in New York, she returns to her parents’ California wine country estate, Regalo Grande determined to start over. There she meets Antonio, an illiterate stable hand who cleans the stalls of her father’s Arabian horses. He has an inner strength, integrity, and peace that she longs for in this time of turmoil. And soon she is drawn to him in a way she cannot deny.Angelica finds herself fighting her mother’s prejudice and her father’s insistence that she pursue the lifestyle she was groomed for. With her mother seriously ill and her father on the edge of financial ruin, must she betray her family to be true to herself? Will she be drawn to her destiny by the whispering winds of Sonoma?

“Four Stars . . . Arana stirs the heart on behalf of those who struggle to make a better life.” – Romantic Times

The Winds of Sonoma is a breath of fresh air blowing through the Christian fiction world.” – Kathi Macias, author of fifteen books

“Strong but simple faith and a story of love that overcomes prejudice combine to make The Winds of Sonoma a fine debut novel. I look forward to the next book in Ms. Arana’s Regalo Grande series.” – Robin Lee Hatcher, bestselling author, The Hart’s Crossing series

“This is an amazing read.” Inspirational Romance Writers Book Review

“Nikki Arana has been blessed with a God-given talent for writing powerful Inspirational fiction that touches the heart and soothes the soul. It is truly a gift.” – Carol L. Craig, The Editing Gallery

“The Winds of Sonoma is a fabulous inspirational tale. Readers will appreciate this fine uplifting novel that leaves the message that it is okay to be yourself.” – Harriet Klausner,

“I was quite impressed with this novel. It really is an entertaining love story and had me hooked from the first few chapters. I will definitely keep my eye out for this writer in the future.” – Tracy Albiston,

“This was a new author for me. But I would love to read more of her writings. She opens your eyes to the heart of others less fortunate than you. It was a book that I would love for others to read. And I would definitely recommend her to others.” – Sherree Chmitlin,