Genell Dellin

About Sweet Tea For Two

Welcome to Rock Springs, Texas, a quaint town where everybody knows everybody—and everybody’s talking!

Meri Briscoe hoped her big city problems were over after moving back to Rock Springs. The former lawyer opened up a café to save her grandmother Lilah’s farm from foreclosure and found love in the comforting arms of handsome rancher Caleb Burkett. But who knew being happy could be so complicated?

Everyone thinks that Meri and Caleb are meant to be husband and wife, but when it comes to their business partnership, the two couldn’t be more wrong for each other. There’s more conflict coming out of their kitchen than there are cookies. But there’s more at stake than a café, and Meri and Caleb just need to agree on the right ingredients to make their future as sweet as their tea…


About the Author

Genell Dellin grew up in a household of seven, which included Grandpa Grady, who raised vegetables in a big truck patch and hauled fruit from the Rio Grande Valley to sell door to door and Gram (Ara) well-known for her down home Southern cooking. Some of her recipes are now Lilah’s.

Genell’s great-grandparents, Frank and Talitha Alice (Briscoe) Robinson, sold their farm in Western Arkansas where they cultivated apple orchards and strawberry fields to pioneer raising oranges and grapefruit in the Rio Grande Valley of Texas early in the last century.

Since she comes from the small-town of Poteau, in the Little Dixie section of Oklahoma, writing the stories of Rock Springs is so much fun for Genell. It brings back great memories and a sharp awareness that living in a close, warm community is a strength and a refuge.

However, another side of living in a close community is that everybody knows everybody else’s faults and weaknesses. Genell’s two sisters, Linda and Bonnie, insist on t...