Kara Isaac: The Writer & Her Book (with giveaway) Coming in early 2018 from Bethany House Jennifer Delamere: The Writer & her Book (with giveaway) The Whys Have It by Amy Matayo

Character Spotlight ~ Kate Breslin’s Jack & Grace with a giveaway

rp_Not-by-Sight-661x1024.jpgMeet an Earl & a suffragette in

Kate Breslin’s

historical romance

Not by Sight

Bethany House

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The Story

With Britain caught up in WWI, Jack Benningham, heir to the Earl of Stonebrooke, has declared himself a conscientious objector. Instead, he secretly works for the Crown by tracking down German spies on British soil, his wild reputation and society status serving as a foolproof cover.

Blinded by patriotism and concern for her brother on the front lines, wealthy suffragette Grace Mabry will do whatever it takes to assist her country’s cause. When she sneaks into a posh London masquerade ball

Character Spotlight ~ Sarah Sundin’s Jim & Mary with a giveaway

Through Waters DeepMeet a naval officer and a secretary in

Sarah Sundin’s

WWII Romance

Through Waters Deep

Revell Books

The Story

It is 1941 and America teeters on the brink of war. Outgoing naval officer Ensign Jim Avery escorts British convoys across the North Atlantic in a brand-new destroyer, the USS Atwood. Back on shore, Boston Navy Yard secretary Mary Stirling does her work quietly and efficiently, happy to be out of the limelight. Yet, despite her reserved nature, she never could back down from a challenge. When evidence of sabotage on the Atwood is found, Jim and Mary must work together

Someday Home by Lauraine Snelling

Someday HomeSynopsis:~

A heartwarming story that celebrates how life-changing friendships can be found in all seasons of life.

The sprawling lake home Lynn Lundberg built with her husband has been an epicenter of joyful family life, from summer holidays spent around the water, to cookies baked in the kitchen with grandchildren in the fall. But since her husband’s sudden passing two years ago, Lynn has been lost in the grief and solitude she feels without him at home. She doesn’t want to sell the big family place, but she can’t exist there on her own much longer.

After hearing of a

Discover more about Carrie Stuart Parks with a giveaway

Carrie Stuart ParksDiscover more about

Carrie Stuart Parkes

and her suspense thriller

The Bones Will Speak

Thomas Nelson

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A book character that sticks in my mind is… 

Mandy, from Frank Peretti’s book “Illusion,” was a wonderful character. Lost, alone, yet plucky, with great depth. I kept seeing his wife, Barb, (and my dear friend,) in that role.

The last book that made me cry was…

I tend to read suspense and crime books, so I don’t do a lot of crying but do double check the locks on the doors and windows…

The last book that made me laugh out loud

Judith Miller ~ A Peek Inside the Creation of The Potter’s Lady and Her Pottery

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Guest post

by

Judith Miller

A Peek Inside the Creation of

The Potter’s Lady and Her Pottery

Bethany House

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Through the years, one of the things that has provided me with lots of challenges as well as great fun (and we all need a few challenges and lots of fun in our lives) is conducting the research for my books. I love history, so I view the historical portion of writing a novel as the backbone of my stories. Generally, an historical setting and/or unique occupation provide me with the ideas for my books. This held true with my …

Character Spotlight ~ Melanie Dobson’s Maggie Doyle

Shadows of Ladenbrooke ManorMeet a determined mother in

Melanie Dobson’s

frame novel (historical/contemporary)

Shadows of Ladenbrooke Manor

Howard Books

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The Story

When Heather Toulson returns to her parents’ cottage in the English countryside, she uncovers long-hidden secrets about her family history and stumbles onto the truth about a sixty-year-old murder.

Libby, a free spirit who can’t be tamed by her parents, finds solace with her neighbor Oliver, the son of Lord Croft of Ladenbrooke Manor. Libby finds herself pregnant and alone when her father kicks her out and Oliver mysteriously drowns in a nearby river. Though theories spread across the English countryside,