Welcome Gail Kittleson

About the Book July 7, 1937 The Marco Polo Bridge Incident results in a prolonged war between China and Japan. The United States remained neutral. September 1, 1939 Germany invades Poland leading Britain and France to declare war on Germany. The United States remained neutral. Over the next 15 months at least 35 nations were […]

Trusting in God Despite Our Circumstances

Trusting in God Despite the Circumstances Habakkuk 3:17-19 is one of my favorite scriptures. The verses depict the prophet’s faith in the Lord despite his material circumstances. I think it would be interesting to put this into modern day language. Here’s the original. Though the fig tree does not bud and there are no grapes […]

My Great Grandfather was a Priest

My book Dreams Deferred is inspired by my real-life family. Here’s what happened.   PS – the young lady on the cover is my granddaughter.    Dreams Deferred is inspired by the true story of my great grandfather and great grandmother. Father Frances Matthew Halbedl grew up in the European Austrian Empire and followed the tradition in […]

Reflecting God’s Glory

Reflecting God’s Glory Once when we were traveling in our RV, the window out the back faced east, and I saw a brilliant sunrise every morning. But one day I happened to look out the other side toward the west just at the right time. A glorious gold light reflected from the windows of the […]

Welcome Valerie Goree

About the Book: International Retrieval Organization Agent Lela Ortiz is assigned the kidnapping case of businessman, Chuck Davenport. When her boss allows Jay Vashon, Chuck’s brother-in-law to assist, Lela accepts the help with reservations, especially when Jay prays at the most inopportune times. Jay would do anything to help bring Chuck home, even work with […]

Why Should I Pray

Why Should I Pray? Keep on praying and don’t give up. Colossians 4: 2 says “Devote yourselves to prayer, being watchful and thankful.” 1 Thessalonians 5: 17 reminds us to “pray without ceasing.” Ephesians 6: 18 says “And pray in the Spirit on a ll occasions with all kinds of prayers and requests.” Prayer is […]

Welcome Author Pat Jeanne Davis

When Valleys Bloom Again A Wartime Romance Set On Two Continents After fleeing impending war in England, nineteen-year-old Abby Stapleton works to correct her stammer and to become a teacher in America, only to discover this conflict has no boundaries and that a rejected suitor is intent on destroying her name, fiancé, and fragile faith. […]

Scripture Comes Alive: A Devotional Within a Devotion

I love the Bible app on my phone because there is an abundance of devotionals available. https://www.bible.com/ For example, some of the devotionals can be found under categories such as peace, joy, love, anxiety, healing, anger, hope, depression, and on and on. I chose the topic joy and have learned so much. With the wealth […]

Welcome Nike Chillemi

About the Book  A taut and compelling classic murder mystery with a national security underlying theme. Interpersonal relationships, greed, dry humor. Unrequited Love. Uplifting. Lavender Raines gets the ‘doorbell ring’ no wife ever wants to get. Her husband has been brutally murdered, and the FBI is more secretive than helpful. The problem is, his body […]

A Phone Call to God

A Phone Call to God Ring. Ring. “Hello. You’ve reached Jeremiah 33:3 and will be connected immediately with no waiting time to speak to God.” “Yes.” I lowered my fist in a victory signal. “Hello, God.” “Good morning, my daughter. I love you, today.” “I love you, too, Lord. I was reading Ephesians 6:14 today […]

Welcome Donna Schlachter

Double Jeopardy   January 7th, 2020 is release day for my first traditionally-published full-length historical. Set in 1880, Becky Campbell leaves her wealthy New York lifestyle in search of her father, only to learn he was murdered in the small town of Silver Valley, Colorado. Unable to return to her mother in humiliation and defeat, […]