Zina Abbott

ZinaAbbottMug_120914Zina Abbott is the pen name used by Robyn Echols for her adult Golden Oaks series and her historical novels.

Except for the first year of her life, she has lived in California. She started her young life in San Diego and has had gradually moved northward. She has been writing since she was in junior high school.

After working several jobs, including that of a rural carrier and union steward for the California Rural Letter Carriers' Association, she has spent years learning and teaching family history topics. She enjoys focusing on history from a genealogist's perspective by seeking the details of everyday life in the past. Several of her family history articles have been published in genealogy magazines.

She resides with her husband in California near the "Gateway to Yosemite." When she is not piecing together novel plots and characters, she enjoys piecing together quilt blocks.

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Zina's Books



  • Her Independent Spirit
    by Zina Abbott
    Additional formats:ebook

    Beth Dodd has made a promise to help “Lulu,” a young prostitute at the Blue...

  • Bridgeport Holiday Brides
    by Zina Abbott
    Additional formats:ebook

    COMING SOON! Two sisters; two dreams. Will a land grab rob them of their hearts'...

Quick Reads

  • A Resurrected Heart
    by Zina Abbott
    Additional formats:e-book

    Gold miners are pouring into Lundy, California for the Resurrection Day celebration. Val Caldwell drives...

  • Big Meadows Valentine
    by Zina Abbott
    Additional formats:e-book

    Some men left the civilized settlements of the east to risk life and limb in...

  • A Christmas Promise
    by Zina Abbott
    Additional formats:e-book

      A sergeant plans to muster out of the Army after twenty years in order...

Other Imprints

  • Family Secrets
    by Zina Abbott
    Additional formats:Trade Paperback, e-book

      Jennie Graves Howell has a secret, including being thought of as a loyal wife...

Other Books by Zina Abbott

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