A Peek Into: Almond Street Mission

The story behind the story: a true incident that sparked an idea for a scene in Almond Street Mission: Almond Street Mission tells the story of Glorilyn Neilson whose younger brother, Tannon, has gone missing, hurling her entire family into turmoil. Prayer and volunteering at the local homeless shelter fills the empty, lonely hours. One […]

A Peek Into: Almond Street Mission

The characters: Glorilyn Neilson – the young teacher whose brother goes missing. One evening she’s attacked in the alley by a large, burly vagrant.       Caleb Jeremiah Goodman – handsome, mysterious homeless man  who saves Glorilyn from the potential rape       Aldo Beam – drug addict.  Trying to save Aldo, Caleb […]

A Peek Into: Almond Street Mission

The homeless shelter in Almond Street Mission is patterned after the Jimmie Hale Mission in Birmingham, Alabama. Later in the month, I’d like to share more about this amazing ministry that assists those who find themselves on the street.  When Glorilyn Neilson’s nineteen-year-old brother, Tannon, goes missing without a trace, she’s frantic. Prayer and volunteering […]

Spotlight on Mary Ball

Happy New Year, Mary. You are my first guest in 2018. May the Lord richly bless you in the coming year. About the book:  Sunny Kast spends her week fighting cyber-crime, and dreaming of her prince charming. When a man walks into Celestial Investigations, and introduces himself as Trouble, she’s sure he’s not her prince, […]

Spotlight on Author Elaine Stock

I’m so excited. Elaine Stock is visiting today in the final author spotlight for 2017.  And she’s ready to ring in the new year by sharing about her new novella, And You Came Along. Since I just finished the story, I can say, it’s one you will want to read. Check out my review on […]

Welcome, Debut Author Sara Foust

Merry Christmas, Sara. Thanks for sharing your debut novel with us all month. Tell us about your book. Talk about the main characters and your goals for them. Why did you set your story in the location you did?   Kat’s brother Callum died when they were children in a horrific accident that Kat has […]

Spotlight on Author Christina Lorenzen

Merry Christmas, Christina and welcome. About the book:  Blindsided by a broken engagement, Jacy Penna hastily throws an overnight bag together and leaves New York City, heading to the place that never changes – her grandmother’s house in the small town of Marion, Massachusetts. But in her haste she forgot about Zach Silva, the local […]

Welcome Debut Author Sara Foust

Welcome, back, Sara. Tell us about the story. What prompted you to write this story and where did you get your ideas for the plot? The idea for Callum’s Compass came originally from a local myth here involving whether or not “black panthers” live in the remote mountains. The idea changed and grew over time […]