Coming Up This Week
Alice Valdal: Book Review and Interview with Lynn Squire
Marcia Lee Laycock: A Little Help from a Friend
Contest Giveaway Winners
Amanda is the winner of Rita Galieh's book, Fire in the Rock (Rita's post, June 7)
Wendy is the winner of Caron Guillo's book, An Uncommon Crusade (Valerie's post, June 8)
Congratulations to all our winners!
Ray Hawkins had two of his 31 Day Devotional series released by Even Before Publishing in May 2011.
From Eden with Love. 31 Biblical Devotions to Meditate on God’s Heart for Marriage. Be taken on a tour of the Majesty of Marriage. Discover the Heavenly mystery underpinning the meaning of the Christian Marriage.
Children: God’s Special Interest. 31 Biblical Devotions to Meditate on God’s Heart for Children. Ray Hawkins has a heart for children. In these devotions and studies he uses scripture and ideas to help us focus and meditate on God’s heart for children.
Lisa Harris' book, Blood Ransom, is a 2011 Christy Award nominee in the Contemporary Romance category - congrats Lisa!
Harry Kraus' book, The Six-Liter Club, is a finalist in the Faith, Hope & Love Inspirational Chapter of RWA's 2011 Inspirational Readers Choice Award in the Long Contemporary category - congrats Harry!
Kathi Macias' book, Red Ink, is a finalist in the Advanced Writers & Speakers Association's 2011 Golden Scroll Book of the Year Award in the fiction category - congrats Kathi!
Jeanette Windle's book, Freedom's Stand, is a finalist in the Advanced Writers & Speakers Association's 2011 Golden Scroll Book of the Year Award in the fiction category - congrats Jeanette!
Paula Vince's book, Picking up the Pieces, a contemporary romance/drama published in 2010, won first prize in the ‘religious fiction’ category of the 2011 International Book Awards - congrats Paula!
New Book Releases
Paula Vince's book, Best Forgotten, a suspense/romance set in contemporary Australia, is an April 2011 release from Even Before Publishing.
Jo-Anne Berthelsen's book, Helena's Legacy, is a June 2011 release from Ark House Press.
Doctor Susan Curtis faces the birth of her first child alone, bitter at being rejected by her fiancé and family. She begins her own reluctant journey towards God, but it is not until she comes to know Heléna Hajek and to trust her that she is able even to consider forgiving those who let her down. Heléna desires to make a real difference in the lives of Susan’s whole family as well as that of her good friends Ben and Marie. But how can she best help them? And what lasting legacy can she leave behind for each of them?
Upcoming Book Releases
Nick Daniels' thriller set in the Middle East, The Jihad's Messiah, Book 1 in the Jihad series, will be a September 2011 release from Risen Books.
Rita Galieh's book, Signed, Sealed and Delivered, will be a September 2011 release from Ark House Press.
Kathi Macias has a Freedom series involving human trafficking coming soon from New Hope Publishers. Deliver Me from Evil (September 2011) is set in San Diego, CA. and the Golden Triangle area of Thailand; Special Delivery (January 2012); The Deliverer (April 2012).
Kathi Macias' Christmas themed book, A Christmas Journey Home, set in Arizona and Ensenada, Mexico, will be an October 2011 release from New Hope Publishers.