Louis Lestarjette, a Frenchman, arrives in Charles Town, South Carolina, in 1772 without purpose or plans. He encounters a society on the brink of revolution and is forced to make decisions that include finding meaning and direction in his carefree life. Who can he trust in his endeavors to prosper?… Read more »
Like fire and ice, Alexandra Callet’s life runs hot and cold. At the age of thirty-three, Alexandra owns a stunning home and a successful interior design company. But she is in love with her business partner, Jake Taylor, and he doesn’t even seem to realize she’s a woman. She should… Read more »
Purchase your copy here. Will Fleeing the Scottish Highlands Only Leave Her in More Danger? Lady Rowena Kinnaird may be the heiress to a Highland earldom, but she’s never felt good enough–not for her father, not for the man she thought she’d marry, not for God. But after a… Read more »
Sometimes it takes losing everything to grab hold of what really matters. Women’s ministry leader and Seattle housewife, Alice Goddard, and her successful graphic-designer husband appear to have it all together. Until their credit and debit cards are denied, launching Alice into an investigation that only leads to the… Read more »
Ooh! Ooh! Y’all! Jennifer Slattery is here today! Fun story about Jennifer – After connecting with her on Facebook, I commented on one of Jennifer’s statuses… and then my sister-in-law did too. And they had – like – a conversation. Clearly, my sister-in-law was not merely a fan. Also, clearly, my… Read more »
Genre: Christian, Contemporary, Romance Publisher: Franciscan Media Publication date: February 23, 2016 Number of pages: 292 “My Three Sons”… Naughty sons, at that!… meets “Sarah, Plain and Tall” in this delightful marriage of convenience story that shows how amazingly inconvenient love… and life… can be! Widower Matt Wilmot is in trouble. His boys… Read more »
Can she move forward without knowing her past? Will he enjoy his present if he can’t free himself from what he left behind? In the heart of the Adirondacks, Isabelle lives in the shadow of a dark family secret whose silent burden strips her family of emotional warmth and… Read more »
I have been looking so forward to this interview! Today on the blog, I’m talking with Elaine Stock – an author who was new to me until just recently. Elaine writes fiction “fusing family drama with psychological suspense”, and her romantic suspense novel Always With You released in January 2016 from… Read more »
Y’all. One year ago today – April 10, 2015 – I started this little blog. I thought maybe like 3 people would read it besides me. My parents and my husband. And even then, probably not all 3 at once. 😉 You, my dear more-than-three readers, have exceeded my wildest… Read more »
Pocket Prayers (with various authors; Thomas Nelson, March 2016) Bestselling author Max Lucado has teamed up with six authors to write the Pocket Prayers series for those in need of peace, renewal, rest, faith, hope, joy, direction, serenity, and courage. Short, simple prayers are very effective, which is why each… Read more »
Genre: Christian, Contemporary, Fiction Publisher: Rooted Publishing Publication Date: April 15, 2016 Number of pages: 349 One word can change a life… Sarah Sharpe has grown up as a carpenter’s daughter, knowing only the rough and work-heavy world of her father’s blue-collar profession. Abandoned by her mother as a baby,… Read more »
Y’all. I am overwhelmed by all the great authors who will be stopping by the blog this month – my blogiversary month! YAY! We’ve already visited with three of my faves – Ruth Logan Herne, Pepper Basham, and Cynthia Ruchti – and today JEN TURANO IS HERE! (In case you’re wondering,… Read more »
One of the things I enjoy so much about Cynthia Ruchti’s books is her writing voice. It’s graciously down to earth with a dry wit that has me grinning even through tears, laughing even around the lump in my throat, and always always unable to put down the story until I’ve savored every word.
Cynthia Ruchti’s books were new to me when I started blogging, but oh my goodness was I missing out! The heart and the humor and the characters captivate me from word one – no matter which book I pick up. Yesterday on Straight Off the Page, my blogging cohort Melissa… Read more »
“Ain’t is not a word.” “Put your ‘ing’ on the ends of words.” “Light is made up of a diphthong, not one long, flat vowel.” “Stand up straight.” “Put away your toothpick.” These are just some of the “bossy’ (per Reese) reminders that Dr. Adelina Roseland passes along to Reese… Read more »
I am SO EXCITED about this one-day event in August in Nashville! Speakers include Julie Lessman, Mary Connealy, Ruth Logan Herne, and Laura Frantz. Plus, almost 25 additional authors will be participating in panel discussions (I’m moderating one on Kissing, so you definitely don’t want to miss that!), speed chats, book… Read more »
On tour with Prism Book Tours. We’re thrilled about Harlequin Heartwarming books being available in select local US Walmarts! Find out if they’re at a Walmart by you here. Here’s what some Harlequin Heartwarming authors had to say: “I am so excited that Heartwarming books are now available at Walmart,… Read more »
Delightful, warm, and charming, More Than a Promise is more than a love story. Or rather, it’s more than a story about two people falling in love. It’s a story of hope and faith, of humor and family, of blending lives, of second chances, and most of all it’s a story that points to the Author of all love stories and how He’s head over heels for us.
Y’all. Y’ALL. (Or youse, for Ruthy!) I am sitting here grinning from ear to ear because I GET TO CHAT WITH RUTH LOGAN HERNE on the blog today!! Ruthy is absolutely a delight to know via social media (I’m sure she’s even more delightful in person), and I really do… Read more »
When Jem steps into Annie’s life, she’s not expecting anyone to save her. Mute from birth, she’s just using all her wits to survive. All she’s ever really wanted is a family of her own. For someone to see her. To look at her long enough to hear the things she can’t say.