Coming Up This Week
LeAnne Hardy: Stretching my Reading list in Grand Rapids, Michigan
Jo-Anne Berthelsen: The fact v fiction question again
Guest Blogger Laura O'Connell: Testing Faith
Lisa Harris: Writing in an instant world
Kathi Macias: A New Identity
Christine Lindsay has sold Captured by Moonlight, book 2 of her Twilight of the British Raj series and the sequel to Shadowed in Silk, to WhiteFire Publishing.
Sandra Orchard has signed a 3-book contract with Revell for a suspense/mystery series set in Niagara, Canada.
Jennifer Rogers Spinola's book, Southern Fried Sushi, is a Christy Award nominee in the first novel category - congratulations Jennifer!
Lisa Harris' book, Blood Covenant (Zondervan) has been awarded Best Inspirational Novel 2011 in the mystery/suspense/thriller category by Romantic Times - congratulations Lisa!
Aquasynthesis (from Splashdown Books), an international collection of short stories edited by Grace Bridges, has finalled in the Sir Julius Vogel Awards from the New Zealand Science Fiction and Fantasy Association. Winners will be announced on June 2. Congratulations Grace!
Jeanette Windle's book, Freedom's Stand, is a finalist in the fiction category of the Evangelical Christian Publishers Association 2012 Christian Book Awards - congratulations Jeanette!
Kara Isaac is a double semi-finalist in the Contemporary Romance category of the ACFW Genesis 2012 Contest - congratulations Kara!
New Book Releases
Marcia Laycock's novel set in Western Canada, A Tumbled Stone, is an April 2012 release from Word Alive Press.
Eva Maria Hamilton's book, Highland Hearts, is a March 2012 release from Love Inspired Historical.
Scotland 1748 - The Battle of Culloden is over, but one Highlander's fight has just begun...
Logan McAllister survived years of indentured servitude in the Americas to reach this moment. Now he’s returned to Scotland, ready to redeem the secret promise from Sheena Montgomery’s father – that his years as an indentured servant would earn him Sheena’s hand in marriage. But when he arrives home, he learns that Sheena’s father has died, his contract has been lost… and Sheena is engaged to another man.
Upcoming Book Releases
Valerie Comer's debut novella, Topaz Treasure, which is part of the Rainbow's End collection, will be a May 2012 release from Barbour.
Kathi Macias' book set in San Diego and Mexico, The Deliverer, Book Three in her Freedom series involving human trafficking, will be a Fall 2012 release from New Hope Publishers.
Sandra Orchard's romantic suspense set in Canada, Critical Condition, will be an October 2012 release from Love Inspired Suspense.
Jennifer Rogers Spinola's women's fiction book, 'Till Grits Do Us Part, Book Three in the Southern Fried Sushi series, will be a November 2012 release from Barbour.