(SAVANNAH, Ga.) Leigh Ebberwein, an award-winning Savannah-based author of “The Saints of Savannah” series of novels, held a book signing at Barnes & Noble for “The Castle on Wassaw Sound,” the third installment of the series.

Attendees had an opportunity to purchase copies of the book and have them signed by the author. Barnes & Noble is located in the Oglethorpe Mall, 7804 Abercorn Ext. 72, Savannah, Ga.

“I love Savannah. Its quirkiness and uniqueness always lend a story to be told. I am blessed to be able to write about fictional characters living in our fair city, and share my stories with a large, welcoming audience,” Ebberwein said. “I can’t wait for the opportunity to meet more people in that audience. Savannah’s people are a constant inspiration.”

“The Castle on Wassaw Sound” is the third novel in the “Saints of Savannah” series, which follows the lives of a group of friends in Savannah, Ga. In this installment, the friends must come together to solve a mystery involving a centuries-old castle on Wassaw Sound. Stephanie, the heroine, was thrilled to return to her hometown of Savannah and reunite with her tribe of girlfriends from high school. However, opportunities for contemporary architects in a city known for its historic houses were scarce. When offered a job for a “new” renovation, she couldn’t believe her good fortune. If only she had known it was a 250-year-old castle that came with an irritating, kilt-wearing project manager.

An alumna of St. Vincent’s Academy, Leigh weaves Catholic motifs and her personal experiences growing up in Savannah into her novels, which delve into the bond between friends and family. Leigh, her husband, and their seven children live in Savannah, where she is inspired by her family, her strong faith, the tight-knit community’s rich history, and the breathtaking views of natural beauty that surround the city. Her lovable characters have already found an enthusiastic fan base among Savannah’s fiction lovers.

“The Castle on Wassaw Sound” takes readers on a whirlwind journey from the charming coastal city in the American South, to the Spanish moss-draped landscape of its nearby barrier islands, to the misty highlands of Scotland. Along the way, mystery and intrigue grip the reader as the book provides an endless supply of surprise and delight.

Raised under the watchful eyes of the strong Savannah community, Leigh Ebberwein graduated from an all-girls Catholic high school and went on to graduate from Georgia Southern University. For the next 25 years, she was “the VP for a fast and growing company…my family of nine.” In 2020, she picked up a pen and began writing in a marble composition book that belonged to one of her children. The feeling was magical. She had always enjoyed storytelling, but it wasn’t until that moment that she realized it was a calling to write those stories down. Ebberwein lives with her husband and family on the outskirts of Savannah, with warm breezes, quick sunsets, and a slew of children that keep life rolling quicker than the outgoing tide. She can be found sitting on her back porch, scribbling away with a cup of coffee within reach. But more than likely, you will locate her in the laundry room, folding away while plotting the next story in her mind. For more information, visit www.leighebberwein.com.

Cynthia Cradduck
Managing Partner, Cecilia Russo Marketing