Join Me on a New Adventure!

Carole Towriss Book Reviews, In the Shadow of Sinai, Research, Writing 1 Comment

This year I’m embarking on a new adventure with some very dear friends, and a couple new ones. Tanya and Jennifer are fellow writers for Christ to the World Ministries, a group that writes dramas that are then translated and broadcast to 32 countries around the world. Eileen, Diana and Delia are friends of friends! Together we are starting a …

Book Giveaway: Unconditional by Tanya Eavenson

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Tanya Eavenson is a very special friend an fellow writer. She is not only the author of Unconditional, but the western romance The Rescue and is now working on its sequel, The Proposal. In addition, she works with me for Christ to the World Ministries, where we write radio dramas that are then translated and broadcast to 32 countries worldwide. Leave a comment …

Broken Wings by Dianne Price

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Ashberry Lane announces the bittersweet release of Broken Wings, the first book in the Thistle Series. Only a short time ago, we offered a contract to the amazing Dianne Price for her six-book WWII romance. Knowing she had terminal cancer, we did everything within our power to get the first book out while she was still alive. However, she passed on …

Colorado Morning Sky by A J Hawke

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Today I have a Book Giveaway for Colorado Morning Sky—swift justice and sweet balm in the American West. A cowboy love story! A J Hawke was one of my earliest critique partners and biggest encouragers. Colorado Morning Sky is A J’s fourth western – Cabin on Pinto Creek, Joe Storm: No Longer A Cowboy  and Mountain Journey Home, as well …

Amazing Love – A New Take on Hosea

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As you know, I love Biblical fiction. K Dawn Byrd’s Amazing Love is a modern-day retelling of the story of Hosea and Gomer from the Bible. It speaks of God’s unconditional love, mercy, and grace and how much loving someone that much can cost. Gabe Knight, a pastor in a small coastal town, finds his life is turned upside down …

Susan Sleeman’s “Dead Wrong”

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I’m often asked why I write Christian or inspirational fiction. My simple answer is that God can change a heart, heal a broken heart, or draw a person to Him through fiction. I’m a firm believer that He allows trials and tribulations in our lives to grow our faith so that we can help others struggling with the same problem. …

Dystopian Literature

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Today I’m welcoming my friend Linda Rondeau, author of several books, to talk to us about dystopian literature.   When I set out to write the “America II” trilogy, I wasn’t thinking in terms of a genre, especially not a genre within a genre. Sic-fi-speculative-futuristic-political-thriller-dystopian and all those labels were something I hadn’t anticipated. I merely entertained the idea: If …

Bonnie Calhoun’s Cooking the Books

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Cooking the Books is a delightful romp through Brooklyn with Sloane Templeton, the irreverent daughter of a deceased bookstore owner. The last thing Sloane wants to do is run her mother’s store, but it’s the only connection she has now that she’s left the Cybercrimes Unit of the police. Her current and former boyfriends, a wacky store manager and the …