Jennifer Slattery’s Breaking Free

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My guest this week is Jennifer Slattery. I met Jennifer at the Blue Ridge Conference several years ago. She has since become my crit partner and friend. Breaking Free is her 4th book. Tell me about Breaking Free. Give us the back cover of the book. I’d love to! Breaking Free is a women’s fiction about a woman nearly destroyed …

Sandi Rog’s Out of the Ashes Giveaway

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I’m thrilled to introduce you to Sandi Rog. Sandi was instrumental in my writing journey. She helped me develop my first manuscript into one worth reading, and then helped me find my first publisher. She’s an amazing author, and today we’re bringing you her latest, Out of the Ashes. She’s offering a paperback to one lucky reader, so don’t forget to leave a comment before Wednesday midnight for …

Tanya Eavenson’s Restored

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I’m going to take a break from my Thankful Alphabet in March and introduce you to some new books by some wonderful authors. Today I’d like to you to meet one of my very dearest friends and critique partners, Tanya Eavenson. She is the author of the inspiring contemporary fiction Unconditional and its brand-new sequel, Restored.   Leave a comment with your email at the end for a chance …

Connie Almony Flees From Evil

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I’ve known Connie for many years. She lives right up the road from me in Maryland and I am delighted to host her here on my blog. She has four books out now, and she’s here to tell us about her latest. Tell me about the story of Flee from Evil. It’s a story I first conceptualized almost twenty years ago after seeing …

The End is Near…

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  Unlikely Merger is finished! Although we don’t yet know the ending….it’s a huge secret! Until we know which hero Mercy chose, Write Integrity Press is keeping us entertained with stories of road trips and summer, and Fay Thompson Lamb is revealing—finally—who write whom with interviews of each author. Working on a collaborative novel was a fun and new experience …

Reuben’s Home: SaMo

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Rock star Reuben Miller lives makes his home in the beachfront city of Santa Monica, California. Surrounded by Los Angeles, Santa Monica has become a a resort town, and its residents are generally more affluent renters, celebrities, surfers, professionals, and students. Santa Monica beach is the “Baywatch” beach—the beach of the famous (or infamous, depending on your point of view) TV show. …

Levi’s Home: Gateway to the West

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Levi Shepherd hails from St Louis, Missouri. A huge city with a long history, St. Louis was founded in 1764 and named after Louis IX of France. After England defeated France in the three-sided Seven Years’ War, the area was ceded to Spain. The United States acquired this territory in the Louisiana Purchase, after which St. Louis developed as a major port on the Mississippi River. With its …

Talon’s Home: Madison, Alabama

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Madison,  a quaint town in Alabama is the home of Talon Hawthorne. Less than 30 square miles and less than 50,000 people, tiny Madison is nearly swallowed by its more famous neighbor, Huntsville. However, Madison has plenty of appeal all on its own. The charming city has been recognized as one of the Top 100 Best Places to Live and Top 10 Places …

Gabe’s Home: Space City, USA

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Swampy lakes abutting hi-tech buildings. Alligators sunning themselves in the shadow of rockets reading for the sky. Such is the contradiction of Titusville, Florida, home to Gabriel “Gabe” Mann. Situated across Indian River from the Kennedy Space Center, the city is nicknamed Space City, USA. As a bedroom community for the many nearby space and aeronautics companies, it is home to some 43,000 residents and claims the title “Gateway …