Cover Reveal: Mid 2018 releases from Bethany House Melissa Tagg: The Writer & her Book (with giveaway) Many Sparrows by Lori Benton (with giveaway) Kara Isaac: The Writer & Her Book (with giveaway)

Book Giveaways!

The following reviews (not necessarily in this order) will be coming soon:~

Elementary, My Dear Watkins by Mindy Starns Clark

Captives and Kings by Craig & Janet Parshall


The Root of All Evil by Brandt Dodson

Sticks & Stones by Susan Meissner

White Chocolate Moments by Lori Wick

The Secret of Us by Roxanne Henke

I am delighted to advise the publisher, Harvest House, has given me a copy of each of these titles to give away. Simply leave a comment when the review is posted and I will pull a name out of a hat to choose a

CFBA Blog Tour of The Longing Season by Christine Schaub

This week, the Christian Fiction Blog Alliance is introducting The Longing Season (Bethany House July, 2006) by Christine Schaub.

ABOUT THE AUTHOR:

Christine Schaub is the author of the MUSIC OF THE HEART series, including Finding Anna, the “rest of the story” behind the writing of the hymn “It Is Well With My Soul” (October 2005) and The Longing Season, the story behind “Amazing Grace” (July 2006) with Bethany House Publishers, a division of Baker Books.

In 2003, Christine won the “On the Page” screenwriting contest at Screenwriting Expo 2 in Los Angeles. Her one-page story, written

Ransomed Dreams by Amy Wallace

4 Stars

Welcome to the new kid on the block in romantic suspense ~ Amy Wallace!

Her debut novel, Ransomed Dreams kicks off her Defenders of Hope series, published by Multnomah and releasing April 17th, 2007.

Gracie Lang’s life is shattered by the hit and run death of her family and is consumed by her desire to find the man responsible. Teaching first grade at the exclusive Hope Ridge Academy and her golden retriever, Jake are the only things anchoring her in this life.

FBI Agent Steven Kessler has been flying solo as a parent since his wife’s betrayal

Then Came Faith by Louise M. Gouge

4 Stars

This is the first novel I have read by Louise M. Gouge, author of the award winning Ahab’s Legacy series.

Then Came Faith is an American civil war era tale about the usual protagonists, Juliana, the Northern abolitionist and Andre, the Southern slave owner. The difference with this novel is that it is set after the conclusion of the war and describes the issues and points of view of both characters with great clarity.

Juliana has moved to New Orleans with one goal – start a school for the children of former slaves and be a part

Abiding Darkness by John Aubrey Anderson

5 Stars

Abiding Darkness is one of the best debut novels I have read and John Aubrey Anderson should take a bow then please, quickly write some more!

Life seems idyllic in the township surrounding Cat Lake. World War II is concluding, summer has arrived and three young children are doing what kids do~playing baseball until they drop. Missy Parker, a precocious seven year old, her older brother Bobby are spending the day with their best mate, Junior, the great-great-grandson of an African slave. They are unaware their world is about to be shattered by a pact made in the

First Day Blog Tour of Abiding Darkness by John Aubrey Anderson


It is February 1st, time for the FIRST Day Blog Tour! (Join our alliance! Click the button!) The FIRST day of every month we will feature an author and their latest book’s FIRST chapter!

This month’s feature author is:

John Aubrey Anderson

and his book:

Abiding Darkness

ABOUT THE AUTHOR:
John was born five miles north of the setting for Abiding Darkness, a cotton country town within a rifle shot of two rivers, a bayou, a double handful of lakes, and endless acres of woods.

After graduating from Mississippi State, he flew six years in the Air Force then