Tag: debut novel


First Line Friday (week 326): Rescuing Rose

First Line Friday (week 326): Rescuing Rose

Posted January 26, 2023 / 24 Comments

Happy Friday & welcome to the First Line Friday link-up! It’s time to grab the book nearest to you and leave a comment with the first line. Today, I’m featuring the first line of Rescuing Rose, the debut novel of Susan Pope Sloan & the first in a new Civil […]


First Line Friday (week 316): The Christy Award 2022 winners

First Line Friday (week 316): The Christy Award 2022 winners

Posted November 18, 2022 / 9 Comments

Happy Friday & welcome to the First Line Friday link-up! It’s still Friday, right? I apologize that this wasn’t up on time today but I was out of town for the Art of Writing conference & Christy Award gala and my laptop refused to be cooperative last night after the […]


2022 ACFW Carol Award Winners

2022 ACFW Carol Award Winners

Posted September 11, 2022 / 5 Comments

Hello dear readers! Book award season is upon us and I’m so delighted today to present to you the 2022 ACFW Carol Award winners & finalists! While I took a break from doing my annual interviews this year because … life … I’ve still been cheering on all of the […]


Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Death and the Conjuror by Tom Mead

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Death and the Conjuror by Tom Mead

Posted July 13, 2022 / 6 Comments

DEATH AND THE CONJUROR by Tom Mead SERIES: Joseph Spector #1 GENRE: Historical Mystery PUBLISHER: Mysterious Press RELEASE DATE: July 12, 2022 PAGES: 254 A magician-turned-sleuth in pre-war London solves three impossible crimes In 1930s London, celebrity psychiatrist Anselm Rees is discovered dead in his locked study, and there seems […]



Top Ten Tuesday: More 2022 Debuts I’m Excited About

Top Ten Tuesday: More 2022 Debuts I’m Excited About

Posted July 5, 2022 / 14 Comments

Happy Tuesday! In March, I looked at debuts I wanted to read through June (and I’ve read three of them so far – and all three will be on my ‘fave reads of 2022’ list for sure). Today for Top Ten Tuesday, I’m sharing some more 2022 debuts that I’m […]


Author Interview (and a Giveaway!): Dulcie Dameron & Not Since You

Author Interview (and a Giveaway!): Dulcie Dameron & Not Since You

Posted June 11, 2022 / 13 Comments

Welcome to the Blog Tour for Not Since You by Dulcie Dameron, hosted by JustRead Publicity Tours! I’m delighted to have Dulcie on the blog today to chat about her debut novel! NOT SINCE YOU by Dulcie Dameron SERIES: Secrets of River Hollow #1 GENRE: Christian Contemporary Romance RELEASE DATE: […]




Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Shadows in the Mind’s Eye by Janyre Tromp

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Shadows in the Mind’s Eye by Janyre Tromp

Posted April 21, 2022 / 43 Comments

SHADOWS IN THE MIND’S EYE by Janyre Tromp GENRE: Inspirational Historical Suspense / General Fiction PUBLISHER: Kregel RELEASE DATE: April 19, 2022 PAGES: 323 “Tromp weaves a complex historical tale incorporating love, suspense, hurt, and healing–all the elements that keep the pages turning.” –Julie Cantrell, New York Times and USA […]



Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Counterfeit Love by Crystal Caudill

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Counterfeit Love by Crystal Caudill

Posted March 16, 2022 / 26 Comments

COUNTERFEIT LOVE by Crystal Caudill SERIES: Hidden Hearts of the Gilded Age #1 GENRE: Inspirational Historical Romantic Suspense PUBLISHER: Kregel RELEASE DATE: March 15, 2022 PAGES: 381 Can this undercover agent save the woman he loves–or is her heart as counterfeit as the money he’s been sent to track down? […]


Top Ten Tuesday: Spring 2022 Debuts I’m Excited About

Top Ten Tuesday: Spring 2022 Debuts I’m Excited About

Posted March 15, 2022 / 14 Comments

Happy Tuesday! Today’s theme for Top Ten Tuesday is our Spring 2022 TBR lists but I’m narrowing it down even more to focus on debuts that I’m excited about. I looked at what’s releasing from today through June to make my selections, and I’m hoping to have time to read […]


Book Review: The Valentine Proposal by Beth Pugh

Book Review: The Valentine Proposal by Beth Pugh

Posted January 31, 2022 / 9 Comments

THE VALENTINE PROPOSAL SERIES: Pine Valley Holiday #1 GENRE: Inspirational Contemporary Romance PUBLISHER: Candlelight Fiction RELEASE DATE: February 1, 2022 PAGES: 268 Award-winning photographer Mason Montgomery is back in Pine Valley, Kentucky. Hopefully, for good, if his business proposal is accepted. On paper, he’s the perfect buyer for Forget-Me-Not Photography. […]


Top Ten Tuesday: Authors I Read for the First Time in 2021

Top Ten Tuesday: Authors I Read for the First Time in 2021

Posted January 25, 2022 / 47 Comments

Happy Tuesday! Today’s theme for Top Ten Tuesday is authors I read for the first time in 2021 and I’m actually following it this week! Wonders never cease, right? 😉  Some of these were debut authors but others were authors whose books I sadly hadn’t had time to read yet. […]





Author Interview (and a Giveaway!): Debra Torres & Forbidden Gift

Author Interview (and a Giveaway!): Debra Torres & Forbidden Gift

Posted June 16, 2021 / 39 Comments

Please join me in welcoming author Debra Torres to the blog today to chat about her debut novel, Forbidden Gift! Debra Torres is an author of inspirational Amish fiction. She writes romantic suspense for readers who are looking for relatable characters dealing with raw and real-life issues. Her debut novel, […]