Kristi Ann Hunter: The Writer & her Book (with giveaway) Laura Frantz: The Writer and her Book (with giveaway) Can’t Help Falling by Kara Isaac Cover Reveal: Coming in early 2017 from Waterbrook Multnomah

INSPY Award Winners, 2016


Rel: It’s been an honour to be a part of the INSPYs Advisory Board since it’s inception. I work with a team of brilliant book lovers who are dedicated to showcasing the best in fiction that wrestle with faith matters. In addition, our judging panels have been terrific as they have read, considered, and discussed each novel and determining a result in each category. Here are the winning novels!

Following careful consideration, our incredible judging panels chose the 2016 INSPYs award winners in our seven respective categories. Following months of reading (by the Advisory Board and later, our judging panels),

Where There’s Smoke by Susan May Warren

Where There's SmokeSynopsis:~

She’s a smokejumper afraid of fire…

Kate Burns is a legendary smoke jumper, known for her courage and willingness to risk everything to get the job done. Only she has a secret, one she won’t admit to anyone.

He can’t forget the love they once shared…

Supervisor Jed Ransom commands the Jude County Smoke Jumpers with a reputation as a calm, level-headed leader. Kate is the only one who’s ever gotten under his skin.

They must face the flames together…

A raging wildfire in the mountains of Montana brings Kate and Jed together to train up a new team

Character Spotlight: Elizabeth Camden’s Romulus White with a giveaway

From this MomentMeet an editor and lady’s man in

Elizabeth Camden’s

historical romance

From This Moment

Bethany House

The Story

Romulus White has tried for years to hire illustrator Stella West for his renowned scientific magazine. She is the missing piece he needs to propel his magazine to the forefront of the industry.

But Stella abruptly quit the art world and moved to Boston with a single purpose: to solve the mysterious death of her beloved sister. Romulus, a man with connections to high society and every important power circle in the city, could be her most valuable ally.

Sparks fly the

Cover Art Reveal: Coming in early 2017 from Bethany House


Bethany House can always be relied on for high quality, visually arresting cover art and their early 2017 releases are no exception.

Elizabeth Camden’s is gorgeous – I love the ocean scene and the simplicity of it. And that brings me to Beverly Lewis’! Despite not being a fan of Amish novels or their tried and true covers, the beach scene gives this much more appeal to me. Jocelyn’s appeals to me as well and I’m delighted she’s in the Bethany fold.

Kristi’s is a traditional cover but quite striking and the inclusion of the hero is always a plus, …

Cover Art Reveal: Coming in early 2017 from Thomas Nelson & Zondervan


You can always rely on the folks at TNZ Fiction to come up with some terrific covers and even better stories, so here’s a look at their early 2017 offerings. Yep, 2017! It makes me a little crazy that books are pushed out there so early – sometimes takes the gloss off a little when it comes to release time, don’t you think? Am I part of the problem by revealing these now? Maybe. But they are out in the world on Amazon and mostly on the publishers’ websites, too, and as I know how much you all love seeing …

Susan May Warren: The Inside Scoop!

Susan May Warren



The Inside Scoop!


Susan May Warren

and her romantic suspense

Where There’s Smoke

SDG Publishing


I grew up in…

Beautiful Minnesota!  I love the four seasons, and I don’t mind the cold, so it was a fantastic place to grow up. We spent summer hiking, canoeing and fishing, and the winters skiing and ice skating.  I’m sure that’s where I developed my love for epic adventure.

I was inspired to write my first published novel by…

Every summer my family headed north to a tiny tourist town in the tip of Minnesota. We had a cabin …