Spotlight on Author Barbara Britton

About the book: When Adah bat Shallum finds the governor of Judah weeping over the crumbling wall of Jerusalem, she learns the reason for Nehemiah’s unexpected visit—God has called him to rebuild the wall around the City of David. Nehemiah challenges the men of Jerusalem to labor on the wall and in return, the names […]

June’s Reviews: Heart of the Emerald by Cynthia Hickey

Heart of the Emerald is a delightful historical romance. Irish immigrants Aileen Sullivan and her brother travel to the United States via an uncomfortable boat ride. The pair are on a search for Aileen’s obnoxious former suitor who wronged them back in Ireland. Instead of having to stay at Five Points, an undesirable slum, a […]

ANOTHER PEEK INTO: Christmas at Raccoon Creek

In Christmas at Raccoon Creek, a couple of the minor characters were business owners in the area. Once, on her way to the drug store, Emily stopped at the local diner, Daisy’s Country Restaurant. I patterned it after this one in Locust Fork.   The passage from the story: “Yes, ma’am. What can I get […]

Spotlight on Laura Hilton

Three Thanksgiving stories just in time for turkey day About the books:  Gingerbread Wishes As Thanksgiving approaches, Becca Troyer finds herself overwhelmed with an abundance of winter squash and pumpkins that she isn’t a bit thankful for. Desperately trying to sell them at a farmer’s market so she won’t have mountains to can, she’s surprised […]

Welcome Nike Chillemi

I’m excited to welcome author Nike Chillemi today. She’s talking about a “new to me” genre emerging onto the Christian market. New Adult. Let’s learn more. New Adult is a category just making its way into Christian fiction. It’s dominated by contemporary romance novels and novellas set in college or on that first professional job […]

ANOTHER PEEK AT: Christmas at Raccoon Creek

Somehow I wound up with lots more pictures of the real location for the story Christmas at Raccoon Creek. Maybe because it was one of my favorite novels to write. Scenes that take place in present day then switching to the 1950’s was challenging but fun. While back in the 50’s, Emily and Lance attend […]

Author Spotlight on Kathy Cretsinger

  About the book:  Kyla Porter and Becki Hunley had been friends since childhood. They had gone to church and school together and had graduated from the University of Tennessee. They parted ways when Becki moved to Nashville to enter the country music field while Kyla continued her education in veterinary school and eventually moved […]

Author Spotlight Shining on Laura Hilton

About the books:  Winter’s Kiss Six Christmas romances with a Christian message from  bestselling authors. And You Came Along by Elaine Stock Five days before Christmas, single parent Jacey Tucker thought the broken pieces of her life were falling into place until an eviction notice and termination at her job sends her and her little […]

Spotlight on Author Darla Sawyer

About the book: Thrown out on the streets of New York City, and doubting God’s existence, Anna Wilson accepts a job at the Children’s Aid Society. As an agent for the Society, she travels the west on trains full of orphans in search of families and homes. Because of Anna’s personal heartache and loss, she devotes herself […]

A PEEK IN PICTURES: Almond Street Mission

Almond Street Mission takes a look into life on the streets. Caleb Jeremiah Goodman answers a call the Lord has placed on his heart and goes homeless. Only thing, when he winds up at the Almond Street Mission in El Camino, California, and saves gorgeous Glorilyn Neilson from assault, he doesn’t count on falling in […]

Spotlight on Author Lana Kruse

About the book: Baby boomer and widow, Angie Cooper, is determined to have a new design career in thriving McKinney, a hop, skip, and jump from Dallas. She wants independence in her golden years. Widower Jake Stewart loves his outdoor life on his sprawling ranch in Gunter, Texas, but being alone in the wide open […]

Author Spotlight on Linda Baten Johnson

About the book:  Strong-minded widow Amber Bradford knows exactly what her three grown sons need—wives—and she determines to have her boys married by Christmas. When she announces an impending trip to seekbrides for them, the Bradford men know they must derail their mother’s scheme or polish their boots for their weddings. Doc Latham, Amber’s oldest […]