All This Time

All This Time Written by: Melissa Tagg Month, Year: September 28, 2017 Amazon | B+N A brief summary from Melissa Tagg: Bear McKinley’s past refuses to let go. Ten years ago, Bear gave up everything—his freedom and his reputation—for his mess of a family. But after years of distance and too many attempts at starting over, he…

The Rocking Chair (Part 2)

Hello dear friends!! I’m so excited to share with you the next portion of my short story The Rocking Chair! If you missed Part 1, click here to read that before diving into this section. 🙂 Her lithe body sat down hard upon the wooden chair in the kitchen nook, and propping her elbows on the…

Out of the Ordinary + Giveaway

About the Book Out of the Ordinary Written by: Jen Turano Publisher: Bethany House Month, Year: November, 2017 Amazon | CBD | B+N Working as a paid companion may be quite commonplace, but Miss Gertrude Cadwalader’s eccentric employer makes her job unpredictable, to say the least. She finds herself carrying out an array of highly unusual tasks, including wearing…

The Christmas Admirer + Giveaway

About the Book The Christmas Admirer Written by: Laura V. Hilton Publisher: Whitaker House Month, Year: September, 2017 Amazon | CBD | B+N About the Book Amish romance fans will love this heartwarming holiday story, perfect for gift-giving. Benaiah Troyer has loved Susanna King for as long as he can remember, but when his parents died in an accident…

ACFW + The Rocking Chair (Part 1)

I’ve got exciting news!!! I am a finalist in ACFW’s 2017 First Impressions contest!!! This is crazy unbelievable, and I’m in shock and awe and so so so humbled that the judges liked my story. A story that I’m currently in the process of writing during this year’s NaNoWriMo. 🙂 A big CONGRATULATIONS to Rebecca,…

Elizabeth Maddrey’s A Heart Restored Cover Reveal!

She renovates old houses. Can he restore her heart? Deidre McIntyre didn’t exactly purchase the gorgeous old home in the Shenandoah Mountains on a whim. The building had seen better days, but she had the skills—and the time—to fix it up. And maybe it would provide the fresh start she was looking for. Local handyman…

Love Held Captive

Love Held Captive Written by: Shelley Shepard Gray Publisher: Zondervan Month, Year: October, 2017 Amazon | CBD | B+N A brief summary from Shelley Shepard Gray: After the War Between the States, a Confederate officer longs to heal the heart of a beautiful woman—but first he’ll have to right the wrongs that were done to her. Major Ethan Kelly has never been able…

Magnolia Storms

Magnolia Storms Written by: Janet W. Ferguson Publisher: Southern Sun Press LLC Month, Year: September 15, 2017 Amazon | B+N A brief summary from Janet W. Ferguson: Maggie Marovich couldn’t save her father or her home from Hurricane Katrina, but she’s dedicated her life to meteorology so she can warn others when the monster storms approach. Except…she…

The Dishonorable Miss DeLancey

The Dishonorable Miss DeLancey Written by: Carolyn Miller Publisher: Kregel Publications Month, Year: October 24, 2017 Amazon | CBD | B+N A brief summary from Carolyn Miller: Loss, Longing, and New Love…  Tainted by scandal, forced to remove to Brighton from London, the Honorable Miss Clara DeLancey is a shadow of her former society self. A chance encounter sees a friendship slowly form with the sisters of…

Colors of Christmas + Giveaway

About the Book Colors of Christmas Written by: Oliva Newport Publisher: Shiloh Run Press Month, Year: October, 2017 Amazon | CBD | B+N Christmas in Gold When eighty-year-old Astrid moves into an assisted living community and meets a young woman on the brink of despair, she resolves to stir up Christmas hope one more time. Christmas in Blue Angela…

Hold Tight

I don’t normally post things of this nature (at least on this blog) but feel an inner urging in my heart to share this bit of Truth today. For the past few years I have struggled in my faith, questioning it, rolling it around in my heart, testing to see if real. If its true….

Chicken, Kale, & Sweet Potato Soup

  It finally feels like Autumn here in North Carolina!! *happy dance* In fact, I was so excited to see that it would be in the 60’s today that I broke out one of my long-sleeve blouses to wear to work. HA! But fall means delightful things. Like pumpkins, sweet potatoes, FOOTBALL (Yes, NCSU IS…