Don Brobst ~ Author Alert & Influencer Opportunity The Reading Habits of Amy Matayo with a giveaway Character Spotlight: Ruth Logan Herne’s Colt & Angelina Character Spotlight: Sandra Orchard’s Serena, Tanner, & Nate with a giveaway

CFBA Blog Tour of Stand In Groom by Kaye Dacus

This week, the

Christian Fiction Blog Alliance

is introducing

Stand-In Groom

Barbour Publishing, Inc (January 2009)


Kaye Dacus


Kaye Dacus is an author and editor who has been writing fiction for more than twenty years. A former Vice President of American Christian Fiction Writers, Kaye enjoys being an active ACFW member and the fellowship and community of hundreds of other writers from across the country and around the world that she finds there.

She currently serves as President of Middle Tennessee Christian Writers, which she co-founded in 2003 with three other writers. Each month, she teaches …

Character Spotlight ~ Jennifer Erin Valent’s Jessilyn Lassiter

Today the spotlight shines on…………………………………….Jessilyn Lassiter

Jennifer Erin Valent’s debut novel won the Christian Writers’ Guild Operation First Novel Contest in 2007 and has just been released by Tyndale. I am looking forward to reading it and posting a review.

Find out more about Jennifer’s main character in this Southern tale below:~

Physical Description

Jessilyn is tall for her age and has sandy hair, freckles and dramatic green eyes that prompt the boys to call her Jessie The Cat. She doesn’t think she’s particularly pretty or interesting to look at, but she hopes she’s fetching enough to attract the attention …

Reviews coming soon…..

I did quite a bit of reading on my break so here are a few of the reviews you can look forward to reading soon at Relz Reviewz:~

Blood Lines by Mel Odom

Sweetwater Gap by Denise Hunter

Cry in the Night by Colleen Coble

City of the Dead by T L Higley

When Love Blooms by Robin Lee Hatcher

The Blessed by Lisa Tawn Bergren

and more, so stay tuned!

Character Spotlight and Aussie Giveaway ~ Sherri Sand’s Sierra Montgomery

Due to internet access problems on our holiday, I was unable to post two planned spotlights last week, for which I apologise. The good news is that you will have two extra spotlights to read this week on top of my regular Monday and Thursday spotlight posts ~ enjoy!

Today the spotlight shines on…………………….Sierra Montgomery and Ross Morgan

Sherri Sand is a lovely person and a great writer! Her debut novel is fabulous so I was thrilled Sherri wanted to share more about her characters in this spotlight. We would love your comments!

Brief physical description

Sierra has dark

Deena interviews me!

One of my dear friends I have met through blogging is Deena from A Peek at My Bookshelf – she is pretty amazing and yet wanted to interview me!

So, if you aren’t already tired of reading my first ever interview with the lovely Cee Cee from Book Splurge and my recent interview with Nora at Finding Hope Through Fiction, you can check out my chocolate preferences, my favourite place in the world, my legal career and more with my chat with Deena, here!

I would love you to drop by and say hi – be sure to

Sneak Peek at Veiled Freedom by Jeanette Windle

Jeanette Windle is a favourite author of mine so I am thrilled I only have to wait a few more months before her next release. Her books combine suspense, political intrigue, action and romance and I’m sure Veiled Freedom will be no different!

Check it out:~

Land of the Free . . . Home of the Brave

Kabul, 2001—American forces have freed Afghanistan from the Taliban. Kites have returned to the skies. Women have removed their burqas. There is dancing in the streets.

Eight years later, Afghanistan is a far cry from those first images of a country freed from …