2021 The Christy Award Finalists (and a Giveaway!): Lisa Harris and Lynne Gentry & Port of Origin

Posted October 22, 2021 by meezcarrie in 2021 The Christy Award, Author Interview, Christian, contemporary, giveaway, Lisa Harris, Lynne Gentry, mystery/suspense, romance / 24 Comments


Happy Friday once again! Continuing until October 28th (culminating with a list of winners), I have the privilege of featuring all of the 2021 The Christy Award Finalists! Today I’m featuring Lisa Harris & Lynne Gentry and their mystery/suspense/thriller Christy Award finalist book Port of Origin! You can check out a list of all the finalists HERE.


PORT OF ORIGIN
SERIES:
Agents of Mercy #2
GENRE: Inspirational Medical Thriller
PUBLISHER: Harris-Gentry Suspense
RELEASE DATE: April 30, 2020
PAGES: 332

Hijacking oil tankers brings cash to Dabir Omar’s family, but it doesn’t buy the medical care needed to stop a deadly sickness attacking his people. When Dabir’s son becomes ill, the desperate pirate sets sail for the Liberty, an international humanitarian medial ship ported on the Cameroon coast.

Shortly after Dr. Josiah Allen arrives on the Liberty with his precocious six-year-old daughter, he is sent ashore to investigate a mysterious illness at the ship’s post-op clinic. While he’s gone, pirates hijack the medical ship where Josiah left his daughter.

When pirate negotiations fail, ex-military Mackenzie Scott’s extraction team comes in for the rescue. But when the pirates refuse to surrender, both fathers are forced to go to war to save their children.

How far would you go to save your child?

 

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I asked the authors…

What do you most want your readers to take away from port of origin?

Desperation is something many of us have felt. Desperation may have even driven us to do things we never thought we could. Sometimes those choices pushed us toward new horizons and taking risks that turned out for our good. Sometimes those choices to take matters into our own hands led us to even more dire consequences and great regret.

When we started writing the story of two desperate fathers at odds, we realized how hard it is to see yourself in someone else’s shoes.

We believe many problems of this world could be solved by taking the time to understand each other. To put our fears and prejudices aside long enough to ask what’s it like for you? Because you really don’t know yourself until you’ve dared to walk alongside someone in trouble.


Lisa Harris is a USA Today bestselling author, a Christy Award finalist for Blood Ransom and Vendetta, Christy Award winner for Dangerous Passage, and the winner of the Best Inspirational Suspense Novel for 2011 (Blood Covenant) and 2015 (Vendetta) from Romantic Times. She has forty-plus novels and novellas in print. She and her husband work as missionaries in southern Africa. Lisa loves hanging out with her family, cooking different ethnic dishes, photography, and heading into the African bush on safari. Visit www.lisaharriswrites.com to learn more.

Lynne Gentry is an actor/director/corporate trainer turned USA Today bestselling author who loves using her crazy imagination to entertain audiences with her books. She’s has over fifteen books in print and has done numerous ghostwriting projects. Her co-written book with Lisa Harris (Ghost Heart) was a Carol Award finalist. When she’s not creating stories, she’s laughing with her family or working with her medical therapy dog. Keep up with Lynne at www.lynnegentry.com.


Lisa Harris & Lynne Gentry are offering a print copy of Port of Origin to one of my readers! (US only. Void where prohibited by law or logistics.) This giveaway is subject to Reading Is My SuperPower’s giveaway policies which can be found here. Enter via the Rafflecopter form below.

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What about you? What makes you want to read the mystery/suspense/thriller Christy Award finalist Port of Origin by Lisa Harris & Lynne Gentry? Or, if you’ve read it already, what did you love about it?

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24 responses to “2021 The Christy Award Finalists (and a Giveaway!): Lisa Harris and Lynne Gentry & Port of Origin

  1. Roxanne C.

    I am so curious to know how it all turns out. It sounds like it will be suspenseful both action wise and emotionally.

  2. Perrianne Askew

    I don’t think I’ve read very many medical mysteries and this one does sound very enticing.

  3. Alison Boss

    Wow! This sounds like a real thrilling page turner! I love reading Christian Suspense/Mystery! This is a book I definitely am adding to my TBR list! Thanks for the chance to win a copy of this book!!!

  4. Lynn Brown

    Love the blurb. I like that he is ex-military and both are trying to rescue their kids. Thanks for the chance.

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