Fall into Suspense Giveaway! Many Sparrows by Lori Benton (with giveaway) Kara Isaac: The Writer & Her Book (with giveaway) Coming in early 2018 from Bethany House

2017 Christy Award Finalists

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The 2017 Christy Award finalists have been announced! I’m always fascinated to see the finalists ~ many I expect, some are surprises, and this time around there’s two I haven’t heard of before. I’d love to hear your thoughts on the nominees and how many of them you have read. With 27 finalists across 9 categories there’s plenty of choice if you want to use the finalists as a reading list! It’s been a slow reading year for me, so I’ve only read 12 of these novels but I’m hoping to catch up on some of them soon. It’s wonderful

The Reading Habits of Janice Cantore (with a giveaway)

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The Reading Habits

of

Janice Cantore

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Are you a re-reader?

There are a few books that I have reread, but I don’t do it often. Some writing books I have read over and over include The First Five Pages by Noah Lukeman, Story Trumps Structure by Steven James, and Write Away by Elizabeth George.

Some fiction titles I have read and reread are Demolition Angel by Robert Crais, Deadline by Randy Alcorn, all the Narnia books, and The Once and Future King by T. H. White.

Why, or why not?

I reread the writing books because …

Author Alert: Bethany Turner

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It’s my pleasure to introduce

Bethany Turner

and her contemporary romcom

The Secret Life of Sarah Hollenbeck

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Who is Bethany?

Bethany Turner is the director of administration for Rock Springs Church in Southwest Colorado. A former VP/operations manager of a commercial bank and a three-time cancer survivor (all before she turned 35), Bethany knows that when God has plans for your life, it doesn’t matter what anyone else has to say. She lives with her husband and their two sons in Colorado. The Secret Life of Sarah Hollenbeck is her first novel with …

Character Spotlight: Roseanna M. White’s Peter & Rosemary (with giveaway)

By special demand…ahem…request of Rachel McMillan and Courtney Clark!

A Name UnknownMeet a writer and a thief in

Roseanna M. White’s

Edwardian novel

A Name Unknown

Bethany House

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The Story

Rosemary Gresham has no family beyond the band of former urchins that helped her survive as a girl in the mean streets of London. Grown now, they concentrate on stealing high-value items and have learned how to blend into upper-class society. But when Rosemary must determine whether a certain wealthy gentleman is loyal to Britain or to Germany, she is in for the challenge of a lifetime. How does one steal

Crossfire by Susan May Warren

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The woman he loves is caught in the crossfire of revenge…but he’ll have to face his crimes to save her. 

A Montana Rescue novella by acclaimed, RITA award-winning, USA Today best-selling author Susan May Warren

Seven years have passed since ranch foreman Kade Logan walked away from small town Dawson, Montana and the woman he loved, Haddie Brown. He had his reasons, including a dark secret that made him swear never to return to eastern Montana oil country. Since then, he’s thrown himself into his job as foreman of billionaire rancher Ian Shaw’s spread in western Montana. He’s built

Character Spotlight: Victoria Bylin’s Jake & Mia (with a giveaway)

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Meet a former police officer and a nurse in

Victoria Bylin’s

contemporary romance

The Two of Us

Bethany House

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The Story

After two broken engagements, nurse practitioner Mia Robinson is done with dating. From now on, she only trusts herself and God, and she’s focused on her eighteen-year-old sister, Lucy, and caring for patients. Just as she applies to work for an international aid organization, a phone call from Lucy, who’s pregnant and running off to marry her twenty-one-year-old boyfriend, throws a wrench into all of Mia’s plans.

Jake Tanner may have recovered from the physical injuries he sustained