Giveaway: Chasing the Lion

Giveaway: Chasing the Lion

From the blood-soaked sand of the Roman arena, a divine destiny will rise. For as long as Jonathan Tarquinius can remember, everyone has wanted something from him. His half brother wants him dead. His master’s wife wants his innocence. The gladiator dealers want him to fight—and die—for their greed. Rome’s most famous prostitute wants his love. And … Continue reading

2017 ACFW Pre-Conference Mix & Mingle

Next Wednesday I’ll be on the road driving to Dallas with two awesome writing friends. We will spend the next four days talking to fellow writers whose eyes will not glaze over when we ramble on about our books.  🙂  We will talk to agents and publishers and try to sell a book or two. I’d … Continue reading

Agent News

Agent News

I have some big news to share with you today!! For years I have worked on my writing craft. I’ve completed manuscripts, attended writing conferences, and workshops. Through it all God has blessed me. I remember when I first felt called to write.  John was entering preschool and I was at a cross road. I had … Continue reading

Catastrophic

Catastrophic

When they use big words like catastrophic to describe the rain pelting your home you tend to wonder what is going on. The local news seems focused on the worst case scenarios which for once are pretty accurate in Houston. Everyone here seems to know someone who needs to be rescued because their house is … Continue reading

Beauty Bags 101

Beauty Bags 101

The entryway is dark. We knock on the door, but there’s no answer. We wait. It’s a bit awkward but we believe someone is inside. A blinking light on a camera in the corner of the ceiling tells us someone is watching. A few minutes later a woman answers. She doesn’t speak English. We offer … Continue reading

Book Giveaway: Murder Mezzo Forte

2017 Selah Award Finalist He is a reclusive history professor with musical hallucinations, she a headstrong professor of religion. Earlier, they solved a campus murder, but now police say they formed two-thirds of an illicit love triangle with a newly-murdered female colleague and … are probably guilty of her murder. A leak of the alleged … Continue reading

The Girl Next Door

The Girl Next Door

The cool A/C air chilled me to the bone. My gritty throat isn’t soothed by the dry swallowing. A glance into my review mirror tells me nobody is around, yet I feel like I’m being watched. Why am I so paranoid? It’s not like I’m doing anything wrong. I need this and most people would … Continue reading

Book Giveaway: Worth the Wait

Book Giveaway: Worth the Wait

 Ellie Lansing has a picture-perfect life with a close-knit family and the perfect boyfriend. But her world is suddenly knocked off center when her drool-worthy boyfriend cheats, and her always-has-it-together mother is diagnosed with cancer. Ellie doesn’t get it. She always does the right thing- doesn’t God owe her a happy life? Through her heartache, … Continue reading

MOVEment

MOVEment

I believe that in everyone’s life there comes a moment when you know the right thing to do. Perhaps you are struggling with school, career, marriage, or children. We all face decisions on a daily basis that affect the rest of our lives. The question is: Are we strong enough to do the right thing? … Continue reading

The Delusion Giveaway

The Delusion Giveaway

WE ALL HAVE OUR DEMONS By March of Owen Edmonds’ senior year, eleven students at Lincoln Forest High School have committed suicide. Amid the media frenzy and fanatical onlookers, Owen remains levelheaded – that is until he encounters his own near death experience and wakes to a distressing new reality. Everyone he sees appears shackled … Continue reading