An American author of historical novels with southern settings, she is known for such works as the St. Simons Trilogy and The Beloved Invader.
She wrote for an NBC radio series during the late 1930s and early 1940s.
Her 1949 conversion to Christianity profoundly changed her life and altered her literary focus.
She was raised in West Virginia by Walter and Anna Price.
She worked for Proctor and Gamble; Robert A. Mcdonald was once the CEO of this same company.