The Coming Home Series Continues! FREE Short Story

The Coming Home Series Continues! Ever since I released Hungry for Home back in 2015, readers have begged for more from the Brooks family and from many of the secondary characters. Well, I finally have good news for you! While Richard and Sheila Brooks probably will not be the focus of any new story (unless Read More

Spring Fever Giveaway – Day 9 with Stacy Monson

Spring Fever Giveaway with Stacy Monson (to enter, fill in Rafflecopter form below) Today’s featured author is my good friend and encourager and talk-me-back-from-the-ledge supporter! Her amazing stories deal with real, gritty life. They don’t sugar-coat life, but they also promise so much hope and grace. God is very present in her books, and I’m Read More

Inspy Contemporary Romance Giveaway!

To celebrate the beginning of fall, I’ve teamed up with more than 40 amazing inspirational contemporary romance authors to give away a huge collection of novels, PLUS a Kindle Fire to one lucky winner! You can win my novel RISKING LOVE, plus books from authors like SUSAN MAY WARREN, RUTH LOGAN HERNE, SALLY BRADLEY, and my Read More

Spotlight on Stacy Monson + Giveaway

I’m the first to admit this writing journey hasn’t been an easy one, but when you have friends, family, peers encouraging you along the way, it make it much easier taking the next step. One of my biggest supporters has been Stacy Monson. She has cheered me on, empathized with me, listen to my whining Read More

2016 Novel Anticipation

As the publishing climate continues to change, my list of must-read books continues to shrink. 2016 will not bring us the latest Laura Frantz, as her publisher is moving her to spring releases. My good friend Lorna Seilstad doesn’t have a book coming out this year either (insert sad face). I’m sure Charles Martin will Read More

Favorite Novels of 2015

I only read 72 books in 2015. I know, to many of you that sounds like a lot, but I used to read over 100 books, easily. Much of the blame for the low number lies with life taking precedence over reading time, but some blame also belongs to the decreasing number of books I’m interested Read More

A Bookish Christmas List, Part Two

For the romance and women’s fiction readers in your life, it’s no surprise that I have a plethora of recommendations! You can’t go wrong with any of the books listed below. If you’re looking for young adult, speculative, or mystery/suspense, check out yesterday’s post here. Historical Romance THE MISTRESS OF TALL ACRE by Laura Frantz The Read More

Chatting With Author Stacy Monson + Giveaway!

And the Winner of Dance of Grace is … Les! Congratulations Les! *** Book Giveaway! *** See Contest Rules Below If you’ve followed my blog for any period of time, you’ve likely heard the name Stacy Monson a time or twenty. 😉 The two of us have been on parallel paths during our writing journeys. Read More

Fall Harvest of Books Revisited

This past Saturday (October 17, 2015), I took part in a Christian author book sale organized by Stacy Monson and myself. The concept was birthed a little over a month ago when Stacy and I got together and asked, “How are we going to celebrate our book releases?” Her sophomore release, Dance of Grace (a Read More