Coming Up This Week
LeAnne Hardy: Christian Fiction Writers Wherever They Are
Jo-Anne Berthelsen: Truth is stranger than fiction
Guest Blogger: Laurie Alice Eakes
International Christian Fiction book wins an ACFW Carol Award
Cathy Liggett's book set in South Africa, Beaded Hope, won the prestigious American Christian Fiction Writers 2011 Carol Award in the Womens Fiction category.
Congratulations Cathy! We're very excited to see an excellent book set in South Africa win an ACFW Carol Award!
Ruth Ann Dell posted a two part interview with Cathy on our blog last year on December 1 and 9, 2010.
Contest Giveaway Winners
Donna Adams is the winner of Julie Klassen's book, The Girl in the Gatehouse (Ruth Ann's post, September 15)
Congratulations to our Aussie blog members who are Short Listed for the CALEB Prize 2011 in the fiction category:
Jenna by Jo-Anne Berthelsen
Justice at Baragula by Mary Hawkins
Best Forgotten by Paula Vince
The winners will be announced at the CALEB Prize Awards Dinner in Brisbane, Australia on November 11.
New Book Releases
Nick Daniels' thriller set in the Middle East, The Jihad's Messiah, Book One in the Jihad series, is a September 2011 release from Risen Books.
Rita Galieh's book, Signed, Sealed and Delivered, is a September 2011 release from Ark House Press.
Jenn Kelly's children's book for middle grade readers, Jackson Jones: the Tale of a Boy, a Troll and a Rather Large Chicken, is a September 2011 release from Zonderkidz.
The print edition of Christine Lindsay's book set in India, Shadowed in Silk, was released on September 1, 2011 from WhiteFire Publishing.
Kathi Macias' book set in San Diego, CA and the Golden Triangle area of Thailand, Deliver Me from Evil, Book One in her Freedom series involving human trafficking, is a September 2011 release from New Hope Publishers.
Kathi Macias' Christmas themed book, A Christmas Journey Home, set in Arizona and Ensenada, Mexico, is a September 2011 release from New Hope Publishers.
Upcoming Book Releases
Kathi Macias' book set in San Diego, CA and the Golden Triangle area of Thailand, Special Delivery, Book Two in her Freedom series involving human trafficking, will be a January 2012 release from New Hope Publishers.
Donna Fletcher Crow's book A Darkly Hidden Truth, Book 2 in The Monastery Murders series, will be a January 2012 release from Monarch Books.
Kathi Macias' book set in San Diego and Mexico, The Deliverer, Book Three in her Freedom series involving human trafficking, will be a April 2012 release from New Hope Publishers.
Valerie Comer's debut novella, Topaz Treasure, which is part of the Rainbow's End collection, will be a May 2012 release from Barbour.