At Long Last — Book 5 Is In the Works

Several years ago, the first four books in my Smoky Mountain Novel Series went on the market. I had always intended to write at least one more book in the series — and did get two chapters of it done — but life just sort of got in the way — if you know whatContinue reading “At Long Last — Book 5 Is In the Works”

‘Everything’s Jake’ Preview — 2 Chapters

EVERYTHING’S JAKE Inspirational Romance   CHAPTER ONE Mariah Jacoby paced the tiny office, taking the confined distance from wall to wall in four agitated strides as she waited for her boss to join her. She was fairly certain what the outcome of this meeting would be. She’d be looking for another job. She shook herContinue reading “‘Everything’s Jake’ Preview — 2 Chapters”

More Than Hugs & Kisses

It’s February, the month of love. Wouldn’t you like to read some satisfying love stories that give you a whole lot more than just hugs and kisses? I’d like to introduce you to four men who want very much to love and be loved, but who are facing some serious challenges to love that onlyContinue reading “More Than Hugs & Kisses”

Look Out for the Arrows!

` YAY!!!!! Finally! A QUIVER FULL OF ARROWS is finally available in paperback at Amazon. An author is by her books the way a mother is by her children: she never really has favorites. However, if I were forced to choose only one of my 12 novels as a favorite, I think it would haveContinue reading “Look Out for the Arrows!”

‘Smoky Mountain Series’ has come to Amazon in Paperback

` This week Book 1 of the Smoky Mountain Series took it’s place in the Paperback Inspirational Novel section of the Amazon book store.  I’m really happy to report that this first book of the series —Set Free To Love —  is now available at a new lower price — only $8.99. It’s only a storyContinue reading “‘Smoky Mountain Series’ has come to Amazon in Paperback”

Book 1 of Smoky Mountain Series only $1.99 during June

Detective Maddison Holt is a man who loves God, but after facing a tragic loss, and accepting the guilt for causing that tragedy, he finds himself doubting both God and himself. Grief, guilt, and self-condemnation are keeping him from being free to love or even receive love from the woman the Lord wants to blessContinue reading “Book 1 of Smoky Mountain Series only $1.99 during June”

Give Someone ‘A Quiver Full Of Arrows’ for Christmas

Christmas is a time for families. And what better gift to give than the story of one unusual, but heart-warming family that fills the pages of A Quiver Full of Arrows — by me, of course. Take newspaper publisher Lawson Wainright, who has a gut feeling that two sleeping bags and a can full ofContinue reading “Give Someone ‘A Quiver Full Of Arrows’ for Christmas”

4 Books About 4 Men In Love Can Warm Someone’s Heart This Christmas

Four stories. Four strong men. Men who love the Lord and are determined to have the women they love beside them. Four men who face daunting obstacles – some of them life-threatening – as they pursue the hearts of those women. Struggles in their souls and in the physical world as well force them toContinue reading “4 Books About 4 Men In Love Can Warm Someone’s Heart This Christmas”

Don’t Read This Book If …

DON’T READ THIS BOOK if you don’t want your heartbeat to pick up speed at the sight of someone walking through a door – or if you don’t want to find yourself holding your breath waiting for a kiss – or if you don’t want to find tears rolling down your cheeks when disappointment isContinue reading “Don’t Read This Book If …”

Get Ready! ‘Quiver’ Is Going On Sale — $.99

A Quiver Full of Arrows, one of my most recent inspirational digital novels is going on sale. Beginning Saturday, August 29, you can buy ‘Quiver’ for only $.99. The sale lasts for 72 hours (beginning 8:00 a.m. U.S. Pacific Time): All day Saturday, Sunday, and Monday. On Tuesday, the price increases to $1.99 — whichContinue reading “Get Ready! ‘Quiver’ Is Going On Sale — $.99”

‘Cameron’s Rib’ – Sneak a Peek …

Anyone trying to describe Suzanne Peterson would not have called her pretty. She stood five feet, six inches in her stockinged feet, and all of those inches were undeniably feminine. Her sculptured cheekbones and her coal black hair, which she wore in layered curls to just below her shoulders, she had inherited from her CherokeeContinue reading “‘Cameron’s Rib’ – Sneak a Peek …”

My Love Affair with the Smokies Conceived an Inspiratonal Novel Series

My love affair with the Smoky Mountains began when I was still a very young child. Except for a two-year stint in Fort Wayne, IN, my years between infancy and third grade were spent in Southern Illinois. And most of our family travels took us into the northeastern sections of the country. But when IContinue reading “My Love Affair with the Smokies Conceived an Inspiratonal Novel Series”

Behind the Scenes During the Writing of ‘Quenton’s Honor’

People often ask me where I get ideas for my novels, and they also like to know the “behind-the-scenes” details of the actual writing. So periodically I share some of those details — especially the ones that I found personally enjoyable or that helped me grow as a writer. The writing of Quenton’s Honor taughtContinue reading “Behind the Scenes During the Writing of ‘Quenton’s Honor’”