Monday, March 30, 2009

The Real Enemy by Kathy Herman


This week, the

Christian Fiction Blog Alliance

is introducing

The Real Enemy

David C. Cook (March 2009)

by

Kathy Herman



ABOUT THE AUTHOR:

Suspense novelist Kathy Herman is very much at home in the Christian book industry, having worked five years on staff at the Christian Booksellers Association (CBA) in Colorado Springs, Colorado, and eleven years at Better Books Christian Center in Tyler, Texas, as product buyer/manager for the children’s department, and eventually as director of human resources.

She has conducted numerous educational seminars on children’s books at CBA Conventions in the U.S. and Canada, served a preliminary judge for the Gold Medallion Book Awards of the Evangelical Christian Publishers Association , and worked as an independent product/marketing consultant to the CBA market.

Since her first novel, Tested by Fire, debuted in 2001 as a CBA national bestseller, she's added thirteen more titles to her credit, including another bestseller, All Things Hidden.

Kathy's husband Paul is her best friend and most ardent supporter and manages the LifeWay Christian Store in Tyler, Texas. They have three grown children, five adorable grandkids, a cat named Samantha—and an ongoing fascination with hummingbirds. They also enjoy world travel, deep sea fishing, stargazing, and bird watching and sometimes incorporate all these hobbies into one big adventure.


ABOUT THE BOOK

Brill Jessup just became the first female police chief in Sophie Trace, Tennessee, and is riding on the credentials of a stellar eighteen-year career on the Memphis police force. She may be a pro at finding clues, but she tends to ignore the obvious in her personal life. And she would rather work than deal with the bitterness she feels about her husband Kurt's infidelity. Kurt, is weighed down by her unrelenting anger as he struggles to let God redeem the stupidest mistake he ever made. He is genuinely contrite and making every effort to show his commitment to Brill. But she hides behind her badge and her bitterness, deciding that moving her family away from Memphis is the only change she needs to make. So why can't Brill get over this anger?

Before she ever has time to unpack her boxes, people start disappearing. Lots of them. Seven people in seven days To complicate matters, a local legend has many residents believing that the cause is unearthly─tied to the “red shadows,” or spirits of the departed Cherokee who once inhabited the land.

While Brill draws on all of her experience and instinct to solve the case, she must confront an enemy that threatens everything she holds dear─one that cannot be stopped with a badge and a gun. She is forced to confront the real enemy.

If you would like to read the first chapter of The Real Enemy, go HERE


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Sunday, March 29, 2009

The Classic Challenge



Join the Classic Challenge. Check it out. Read From April 1 - October 31, 2009





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Saturday, March 28, 2009

My Sping Challenge




My Spring Reading list:

For Non-Fiction Challenge coming in May:

It Can Be Done! You Can Live in Victory 24/7 by Lisa Buldo
Finding Faith in a Skeptical World by Chet Galaska
How Can I Run a Tight Ship When I'm Surrounded by Loose Cannons? by Kathi Macias
On My Own by Donna Lee Schillinger

His Name is Jesus by Max Lucado
Direction by Cheri Cowell
Dear God, It's Me and It's Urgent by Marion Stroud
Same Kind of Different as Me by Ron Hal & Denver Moore


Fiction:
Daniel's Den by Brandt Dodson

A Sister's Hope by Wanda E. Brunstetter
Talking for Two by Wanda E. Brunstetter
A Cousin's Promise by Wanda E. Brunstetter
The Secret by Beverly Lewis
Snowbound Colorado Christmas (4-in-1 book)
A Bride by Christmas (4-in-1 book)
Deceptive Promises by Amber Miller
A Passion Redeemed by Julie Lessman
The Centurion's Wife by Davis Bunn & Janete Oke
The Winter of Candy Canes by Debbie Viguie
The Spring of Candy Apples by Debbie Viguie
Gatekeepers by Robert Liparulo
Dear to Me by Wanda E. Brunstetter
Polly Dent Loses Grip by S. Dionne Moore
Touch of Grace by Lauraine Snelling
Rebecca's Reward by Lauraine Snelling
Before the Season Ends by Linore Rose Burkard
The Desires of Her Heart by Lyn Cote
In The Shadow of Lions by Ginger Garrett
Chef's Deadly Dish by Lisa Harris
The Bride Bargain by Kelly Elleen Hake
The Reluctant Cowgirl by Christine Lynxwiler
Love Finds You in Humble Texas by Anita Higman
Taking Tascany by Renee Riva
Chasing Charity by Marsha Gruver



For Classic Challenge:
Oliver Twist by Charles Dickens
Around the World in 80 Days by Michael Palin
Uncle Tom's Cabin by Harriet Beecher Stowe
Robinson Crusoe by Daniel DeFoe
Moby Dick by Herman Melville

Juvenile:
The Ark, The Reed, and The Cloud of Fire by Jenny L. Cote
Frankie the Walk 'n Roll Dog by Barbara Gail Techel

Read-aloud with daughter:
Mesi's Season of Change by Pam Davis
Elizabeth Gail and the secret box by Hilda Stahl
Elizabeth Gail and the teddy bear mystery by Hilda Stahl
Elizabeth Gail and the Dangerous double by Hilda Stahl
Hemlock Hill Hideaway by Carrie Bender
Woodland Dell's Secret by Carrie Bender
Timber Lane Cove by Carrie Bender

Yes it is quite the list. I'm anxious to see how many I actually get read. Say tuned for review up-dates.

See the Spring Reading Thing 2009 Rules & Sign up @ Callapidder Days




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Friday, March 27, 2009

How one author gets her ideas.....

I read nice article about how one author get her ideas...I'd love to pass on the article post link on to you. It was very interesting to say the least.
the Author was....


Any writer can tell you that the most frequently asked question they hear is, “Where do you get your ideas?” Writers get their ideas the same as everyone else does. Ideas just come to us. The difference is that writers learn to brainstorm and embellish on the original idea until it’s a plausible idea for a book.

I used to reply with a quip, such as one of these:

“I subscribe to Idea Monthly.”
“I close myself in a dark closet, chant a mantra, and don’t come out until a complete story has come to me.”
“I remember everything everyone tells me and I use it.”
“Little green men come to me and night and whisper plots in my ear.”

“There’s a warehouse on the outskirts of Tulsa….”

The problem with answering like that is that—people take me seriously!


Many of my ideas come from hearing a song, watching a movie, reading a book, or from my research. Something will catch my attention, and I’ll think “what if”? Then I play with the notion until I turn it into a story.


From the original concept, I develop the characters first....... (Read the rest of her article here)

You can find Cheryl here.



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Thursday, March 26, 2009

Turning The Paige by Laura Jensen Walker


This week, the

Christian Fiction Blog Alliance

is introducing

Turning The Paige

Zondervan (March 1, 2009)

by

Laura Jensen Walker



ABOUT THE AUTHOR:

Laura Jensen Walker is an award-winning writer, popular speaker, and breast-cancer survivor who loves to touch readers and audiences with the healing power of laughter.

Born in Racine, Wisconsin (home of Western Printing and Johnson’s Wax—maker of your favorite floor care products) Laura moved to Phoenix, Arizona when she was in high school. But not being a fan of blazing heat and knowing that Uncle Sam was looking for a few good women, she enlisted in the United States Air Force shortly after graduation and spent the next five years flying a typewriter through Europe.

By the time she was 23, Laura had climbed the Eiffel Tower, trod the steps of the Parthenon, skied (okay, snowplowed) in the Alps, rode in a gondola in Venice, and wept at the ovens of Dachau. She’d also learned how to fold her underwear into equal thirds, make a proper cup of English tea, and repel the amorous advances of a blind date by donning combat gear and a gas mask.

Laura is a former newspaper reporter and columnist with a degree in journalism who has written hundreds of articles on many subjects ranging from emu ranching and pigeon racing to goat-roping and cemetery board meetings. However, realizing that livestock and local government weren’t her passion, she switched to writing humor, which she calls a “total God-thing.”

Her lifelong dream of writing fiction came true in Spring 2005 with the release of her first chick lit novel, Dreaming in Black & White which won the Contemporary Fiction Book of the Year from American Christian Fiction Writers. Her sophomore novel, Dreaming in Technicolor was published in Fall 2005.

Laura’s third novel, Reconstructing Natalie, chosen as the Women of Faith Novel of the Year for 2006, is the funny and poignant story of a young, single woman who gets breast cancer and how her life is reconstructed as a result. This book was born out of Laura’s cancer speaking engagements where she started meeting younger and younger women stricken with this disease—some whose husbands had left them, and others who wondered what breast cancer would do to their dating life. She wanted to write a novel that would give voice to those women. Something real. And honest. And funny.

Because although cancer isn’t funny, humor is healing.

A popular speaker and teacher at writing conferences, Laura has also been a guest on hundreds of radio and TV shows around the country including the ABC Weekend News, The 700 Club, and The Jay Thomas Morning Show.

Another book in this series is Daring Chloe

She lives in Northern California with her Renaissance-man husband Michael, and Gracie, their piano playing dog


ABOUT THE BOOK

At 35, Paige Kelley is feeling very "in between." She's still working her temp job after two years, still not dating three years after her divorce, and still melting at every chubby-cheeked toddler she sees while her biological clock ticks ever louder. Paige even moves back home to help her ailing, high-maintenance mother.It's not exactly the life she'd dreamed of!

When her Getaway Girls book club members urge Paige to break free and get on with her life, she's afraid. How will her mother react? How can Paige honor her widowed mother and still pursue her own life? The answers come from a surprising source.
A trip to Scotland and a potential new love interest help launch an exciting new chapter in her life, and lead Paige to discover that God's plan for her promises to be more than she ever imagined.

This latest release in the Getaway Girls collection delivers a smart, funny, and warm account of one woman's challenge to reconcile who she is - a dutiful Christian daughter - with the woman she longs to be.

If you would like to read the first chapter of Turning The Paige, go HERE



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Wednesday, March 25, 2009

Sydney Clair: A Girl 'n Grace in the 1960s by Pam Davis



Sydney Clair is a curios girl growing up in the 1960s. Sydney Clair and her friends are out to help raise money so Sydney Clair can get a dog. However, it seems like every way they turn a disaster is right around the corner. From Dog wash to Lemondade stand things go wrong at every turn. Will Sydney Clair ever make enough money for the dog she's been dreaming of? Being a dog owner is a great responsibility. There are also mishaps when you own a dog too.

Your daughters will love Sydney Clair and the lessons that they learn together are great. I love this series. There is also a look at history section at the end of the book. All kinds of goodies from the 60's. This is a really neat book for 6-10 year olds.



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Tuesday, March 24, 2009

Author Interview Wanda Brunstetter



Today I have an author interview with Wanda Brunstetter featuring her newly released book. It is over at my other site: Lighter Side head over there to read this interview.








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Monday, March 23, 2009

A Cousins Promise by Wanda E. Brunstetter




This week, the


Christian Fiction Blog Alliance


is introducing


A Cousin's Promise


Barbour Books (March 1, 2009)


by


Wanda Brunstetter






ABOUT THE AUTHOR:

Wanda enjoys writing about the Amish because they live a peaceful, simple life─something she says we all need in this day and age.



Using the knowledge her Amish friends have shared with her, Wanda has also produced several children’s titles in the Rachel Yoder─Always Trouble Somewhere series, an Amish cookbook, and a devotional collection entitled The Simpler Life, which was released in July 2008 and celebrates the virtues of the Amish lifestyle. Wanda and her husband are members of the fellowship of Christian Magicians.



Wanda is also a member of the North American Association of ventriloquists, American Christian Fiction Writers, and the Northwest Christian Writers Association. She lives in Washington State, where her husband pastors, but takes every opportunity to visit Amish settlements across the country.



Other books by Wanda are A Sister's Test, A Sister's Hope, and A Sister's Secret





ABOUT THE BOOK



Wayne Lambright who, crippled after a tragic accident, feels himself unworthy of her love; and Jake Beechy who, after having abandoned her to explore the English world, returns to renew their courtship.



Willkumm to the lush and lavish Amish country where Wanda Brunstetter's new romantic series, Indiana Cousins, begins with A Cousin's Promise. Loraine Miller finds herself torn between the love of two good men.



When a horrific accident cripples Wayne Lambright, he finds it difficult enough to take care of himself, much less Loraine Miller, his future bride. Will he sacrifice his happiness to give her a better life?



Having already been jilted once, Loraine is terrified of yet another rejection. But does she love Wayne enough to marry him, for better or worse? When her old boyfriend Jake Beechy returns from exploring the English world, he hopes Loraine will give him another chance.



How will God work to give Loraine the desires of her heart? To which man will she pledge her love and loyalty - for better or worse, until death they do part?



If you would like to read the first chapter of A Cousin's Promise, go HERE










My Review:

I always love to read Wanda's books. She is so good. Cousin's Promise is no exception. As the story begins we see a group of Amish cousins hiring a driver to take them to Hersey Park in PA. Finding themselves in a serious accident with a semi, a fun time turns into a nightmare. Some in the group are killed, others have major injuries and still others come away with minor injuries. Several of the group are promised to be married, this being their last big single fling. Will they find themselves able to keep their promise to be married or will their injuries keep them from fulfilling their promise. Some friends and family offer love and encouragement; others are more pessimistic about things. Will the dark times turn into better times?



Loraine
had already been faced with one broken promise to Jake Beechy. Will Wayne keep his end of the promise? She is determined to keep her end of the promise no matter what. Will they be able to Trust in the Lord and let Him take care of things--commit their future to God. It is so hard to do good to others when they are mistreating you.






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Thursday, March 19, 2009

Michal by Jill Eileen Smith


This week, the

Christian Fiction Blog Alliance

is introducing

Michal

Revell (March 1, 2009)

by

Jill Eileen Smith



ABOUT THE AUTHOR:

Jill Eileen Smith is the author of several articles, poems, and stories, and her unpublished novels have placed in five writing contests in the past five years. A children’s story, which she wrote for her church led her youngest son to faith in Christ several years ago; much like a gospel tract led her to the Lord at a similar age.

That story, “Seeking Treasureland,” is now available. Jill is a member of several online writing groups and helps promote fellow authors’ works through monthly interviews on the "Spotlight" page of her website. She, along with her husband and children, are active members in their local church. A stay-at-home mom, she homeschooled the couple’s three sons for twelve years through high school, seeing them go on to higher education.

In her spare time, Jill teaches piano, reads, does picture scrap-booking, and enjoys trying out new recipes, especially those that include dark chocolate. Jill and her family make their home in Southeastern Lower Michigan.


ABOUT THE BOOK

Can their epic search for true love survive a father's fury?
The daughter of King Saul, Michal lives a life of privilege--but one that is haunted by her father's unpredictable moods and competition from her beautiful older sister.

As a girl, Michal quickly falls for the handsome young harpist David. But soon after their romance begins, David must flee for his life, leaving Michal at her father's mercy in the prison that is King Saul's palace.

Will Michal ever be reunited with David? Or is she doomed to remain separated from him forever?

Against the backdrop of opulent palace life, raging war, and daring desert escapes, Jill Eileen Smith takes you on an emotional journey as Michal deals with love, loss, and personal transformation as the first wife of King David. Jill Eileen Smith has more than twenty years of writing experience, and her writing has gathered acclaim in several contests. Her research into the lives of David's wives has taken her from the Bible to Israel, and she particularly enjoys learning how women lived in Old Testament times.

If you would like to read the first chapter of Michal, go HERE



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Wednesday, March 18, 2009

15th Christian Book Carnival

I want to thank Jennifer for allowing me to host this carnival at my blog. Also want to encourage more Blog reviewers to send your entries to Jennifer for future carnivals. What a wonderful carnival to have so many book reviews right at your fingertips--well maybe just a click of the button away. Anyway, please feel free to send Jennifer your book review so she can post it in the carnival next week. You can e-mail Jennifer @ jennifer at quiverfullfamily dot com


Now for this week's Carnival, though little it is mighty.
Let's start with a Non-fiction book....



This book review was submitted by Jennifer who blogs @ Quiverfull Family.








Now for the Fiction books....




Nicole who blogs over at Into the Fire has submitted a Double Whammy with this book duet.






Read My review of An Irishwoman's Tale here.








Thanks for all that participated in the carnival and I hope that next week more will join in. Be sure to send your reviews to Jennifer @ Quiverfull Family I'd love to see more people post book reviews on this carnival. You can Check out Jennifer's site here....

Quiverfull Family

Quiverfull



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Tuesday, March 17, 2009

Joanna's Adventure by M. J. Conner


Joanna Brady wishes for excitement in life. Joanna lives in a small prairie town, Cedar Bend, KS. Nothing happens in Cedar Bend. Everything is just assumed, such as, she would one day marry Mark Hopkins though he's never purposed marriage. After all Mark was a good man with good intentions. He was reliable. She wants some adventure; maybe even something a tad dangerous. Would Clay Shepherd be the answer to her prayer for adventure? He carried an air of mystery and romance about him and she did desire adventure. He was known to roam from ranch to ranch; state to state. Will Joanna be able to keep her faith or will she put her desires above God's best for her just for adventure. We should be careful who we associate with and-----what you pray for because you just may get more than you bargain for.



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Monday, March 16, 2009

Breach Of Trust by DiAnn Mills


This week, the

Christian Fiction Blog Alliance

is introducing

Breach Of Trust

Tyndale House Publishers (February 5, 2009)

by

DiAnn Mills



ABOUT THE AUTHOR:
Award-winning author, DiAnn Mills, launched her career in 1998 with the publication of her first book. Currently she has over forty books in print and has sold more than a million copies.

DiAnn believes her readers should “Expect an Adventure.” DiAnn Mills is a fiction writer who combines an adventuresome spirit with unforgettable characters to create action-packed novels.

Six of her anthologies have appeared on the CBA Best Seller List. Three of her books have won the distinction of Best Historical of the Year by Heartsong Presents. Five of her books have won placements through American Christian Fiction Writer’s Book of the Year Awards 2003 – 2007, and she is the recipient of the Inspirational Reader’s Choice award for 2005 and 2007. She was a Christy Awards finalist in 2008.

DiAnn is a founding board member for American Christian Fiction Writers, a member of Inspirational Writers Alive, Romance Writers of America’s Faith, Hope and Love, and Advanced Writers and Speakers Association. She speaks to various groups and teaches writing workshops around the country. DiAnn is also a mentor for Jerry B. Jenkins Christian Writer’s Guild.

She lives in sunny Houston, Texas. DiAnn and her husband have four adult sons and are active members of Metropolitan Baptist Church.



ABOUT THE BOOK

Paige Rogers survived every CIA operative’s worst nightmare.

A covert mission gone terribly wrong.

A betrayal by the one man she thought she could trust.

Forced to disappear to protect the lives of her loved ones, Paige has spent the last several years building a quiet life as a small-town librarian. But the day a stranger comes to town and starts asking questions, Paige knows her careful existence has been shattered.

He is coming after her again. And this time, he intends to silence her for good...

Paige Rogers is a former CIA agent who lost all she treasured seven years ago when her entire team was killed in a covert mission. She blames their leader—Daniel Keary—whom Paige believes betrayed them. Disillusioned and afraid for her life, she disappeared and started a new life as a librarian in small town Split Creek, Oklahoma.

But her growing relationship with high school football coach Miles Laird and the political ambitions of her former boss threaten to unmask her. When Keary announces his candidacy for governor of her state, he comes after Paige to ensure that she won't ruin his bid for office by revealing his past misdeeds. He threatens everything she holds dear, and Paige must choose between the life of hiding that has become her refuge . . . or risking everything in one last, desperate attempt to right old wrongs.

If you would like to read the first chapter of Breach Of Trust, go HERE

Watch the Book Trailer:

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Sunday, March 15, 2009

New site launched




If you love reading Amish fiction your going to love this site. Here's just a blurb about the site. Harvest House is launching a new site just for you.
Amish Reader


If you love reading Amish-themed fiction and learning about the Amish culture, this community is for you! Here at Amish Reader you can connect with your favorite authors of Amish fiction and learn about new authors whose books you're sure to love. You'll also find plenty of fun “extras” sprinkled throughout the site, including free downloads, exclusive interviews, and even some delicious recipes straight from the heart of Amish country! So take a while to poke around and explore, and be sure to come back often! You can expect lots of new content and features in the days and weeks to come.



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Saturday, March 14, 2009

Notable mentions for 2008

Just thought I'd run some titles that I totally enjoyed reading in 2008 past you all again. You should be able to click on the title and it will take you to my book review. These aren't in any order except order they came into my head.



Passion Most Pure by Julie Lessman
Falcon and A Sparrow by M. L. Tyndall
Heavenly Places by Kimberly Cash Tate
John 3:16 by Nancy Moser
Nan's Journey by Elaine Littau
Hidden by Shelley Shepard Gray
Plain Perfect by Beth Wiseman
A Sister's Test by Wanda Brunstetter
White Christmas Pie by Wanda Brunstetter
Betsy's Return by Wanda Brunstetter
Promises, Promises by Amber Miller
Quills & Promises by Amber Miller
A Bride So Fair by Carol Cox
The Parting by Beverly Lewis
Return to Me by Robin Lee Hatcher
The Other Daughter by Miralee Ferrell
Like Always by Robert Elmer
Lost in NashVegas by Rachel Hauck
NashVegas Diva by Rachel Hauck

Once Blind by Kay Marshall Storm

Murder on the Ol Bunions by S. Dionne Moore
Murder by Mushroom by Virginia Smith
Beyond the Reflection's Edge by Bryan Davis

The Fall of the Candy Corn by Debbie Viguie
The Summer of the Cotton Candy by Debbie Viguie
Coming UnGlued by Rebeca Seitz
Mixed Bags by Melody Carlson
It's all about Us by Shelley Adina


Finding Father Christmas by Robin Jones Gunn
Engaging Father Christmas by Robin Jones Gunn
One Holy Night by J.M. Hochstetler
The Christmas Edition by Robin Shope


Runaway A Starlight Animal Recuse by Dandi Daley Mackell
Adventures of Songha by Linda R. Caterin
There's a Spaceship in My Tree by Robert West
House of Dark Shadows by Robert Liparulo
Watcher in the Woods by Robert Liparulo
Sydney Clair's Season of Changes by Pam Davis

Queen Vernita's Visitors by Dawn Mange
The Moon Shines Down by Margaret Wise Brown
My Little Girl by Tim McGraw & Tom Douglas

When did my life Become a Game of Twister by Mary Pierce
I'm Not Crazy but I might be a Carrier by Charles Marshall
Beyond Me by Kathi Macias
When Answers aren't Enough by Matt Rogers
Be Last by Jeremy Kingsley
Igniting the Moral Courage of America by Dean Kilmer



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Thursday, March 12, 2009

Journey To The Well by Diana Wallis Taylor


This week, the

Christian Fiction Blog Alliance

is introducing

Journey To The Well

Revell (March 1, 2009)

by

Diana Wallis Taylor




ABOUT THE AUTHOR:

Diana Wallis Taylor, San Diego resident, is an award-winning Christian author and speaker who shares her personal testimony to women’s groups. The Lord gave Diana a desire to write a book about the woman of Samaria who encountered Jesus at Jacob’s Well. It was at the edge of the well where the woman of Samaria found the living water of Jesus.

A native Californian, Diana Wallis Taylor graduated from San Diego State University. She has had many occupations; elementary and junior high school teacher, bookshop owner, and conference director for a Christian college. A poet since the age of 12, she published a book of poems, Wings Of The Wind, in 1994, now republished with watercolor illustrations in 2006. She has received awards in songwriting and poetry and her writing contributions appear in various books and magazines. The author speaks on the woman at the well in conjunction with her own testimony. She also speaks on A Walk in the Darkness, on her family involvement in the occult and how it affected her life.

Diana lives with her husband Frank in San Diego, California and between them they have six grown children and ten grandchildren. In addition to her speaking and writing, she serves on the board of the San Diego Christian Writer’s Guild and is active in Christian Women’s Fellowship.



ABOUT THE BOOK

She went to the well for water. What she found there would change her life forever.

Marah is a young girl in love with her childhood friend, Jesse. When she is forced to marry an older man, she must abandon her dreams of happiness. At the mercy of men who are often only interested in using her, Marah must fight for survival. Will she ever meet a man who can save her?

The story of the Samaritan woman at Jacob's well is one of hope, redemption, and a life changed in an instant through a remarkable encounter. Jesus told her "everything she'd ever done," but we are left to wonder at the circumstances that led her life on such a tragic path to begin with. Now from the creative mind of Diana Wallis Taylor comes the full story of the woman at the well.

This well-researched portrayal of a woman's life in the time of Jesus opens a window into a fascinating world. Taylor's rich descriptions of the landscapes, lifestyles, and rituals mesh easily with the emotional and very personal story of one woman who desperately seeks to rise above the difficult circumstances of her life.

If you would like to read the first chapter of Journey To The Well, click HERE



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Wednesday, March 11, 2009

Winter Madness by Pamela S. Thibodeaux



Sienna had a strong faith and people just couldn't understand it. With what she had been through, how can she keep her faith? How could she come through the death of a spouse and child and still hold strong to her God? She was good at hiding the true her true self. Depressed and anger at God for taking her husband and child. She had to learn to chase away the doubts and fears in her life with the belief that God had a good plan for her life and future. What stopped her from getting everything she could out of life? just the madness of it all; the rat-race of everyday things. Her joy bubbled over in everything she did. Love and joy makes the world go round and laughter just brings them both together.

William's biggest obstacle was his fear of the unknown; He was a skeptic; He was a pessimist. How could he believe in God when his life was so messed up? William wanted a faith and optimism like Sienna had.

20 years ago, in high school, love between them was there. However, they drifted away from each other. Surprises make life fun and interesting. Finding each other again through the internet, will they find out there is still something there between them? Or is it just winter madness. Were they meant to be together? How could they get caught up in the rat-race of life and forget to see the small things of God in the simple every day things of life?


Learn more about this book here.










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