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Lady Jayne Disappears by Joanna Davidson Politano

Lady Jayne Disappears by Joanna Davidson Politano   Lady Jayne is one of those rare books that I will absolutely force everyone I know to read. There is so much more this story than an intriguing and surprising plot line. This is a book so decadent and rich that if it were a food, your… Continue reading Lady Jayne Disappears by Joanna Davidson Politano

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Book Review: Of Rags and Rich

See the end of this review for the winner of a signed copy of the “Of Rags and Riches” Novella Collection.   Of Rags and Riches Novella Collection By authors: Michelle Griep, Erica Vetsch, Susanne Dietze, Anne Love, Gabrielle Meyer, Natalie Monk, Jennifer Uhlarik, Jamie Jo Wright, Kathleen Y’Barbo   As my free-time dwindles, grabbing… Continue reading Book Review: Of Rags and Rich

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ACFW March New Book Releases

March 2017 New Releases More in-depth descriptions of these books can be found on the ACFW Fiction Finder website. Contemporary Romance: Reunion at Crane Lake by Robin Bayne — Colt’s memory is returning after the accident that ended his career. Now he wants to take over his family’s inn, but he’ll have to partner with… Continue reading ACFW March New Book Releases

GMC · Point of View (POV) · Story Plotting · Uncategorized · Writing Craft Wednesday · Writing Prompts

WCW: Crafting the Perfect Chapter – It’s Elementary, My Dears

*This is an expanded edition of my guest blog post to Southern Writer’s Magazine on December 14, 2016. Crafting the Perfect Chapter – It’s Elementary, My Dears     Before becoming a stay-at-home-mom, I taught fifth-grade students to analyze writing. I hadn’t given much thought to applying what I taught to my own writing until… Continue reading WCW: Crafting the Perfect Chapter – It’s Elementary, My Dears

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Terrific Book Tuesday: ACFW November Releases

November 2016 New Releases More in-depth descriptions of these books can be found on the ACFW Fiction Finder website. Biblical: Slender Reeds: Jochebed’s Hope by Texie Susan Gregory — In a deadly race to save her son, a young slave woman dares defy the most powerful man in the world. (Biblical from Barbour Publishing) Contemporary… Continue reading Terrific Book Tuesday: ACFW November Releases

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TBT: The Spring Grove Cemetery Jail

What is better than a wedding in a cemetery? How about a night in a cemetery jail? A jail in a cemetery? Absolutely!   Last week, I described a chapel in the cemetery so beautiful, people are dying to get married there. (Terrible pun, I know, but I couldn’t resist!) This week dare to journey… Continue reading TBT: The Spring Grove Cemetery Jail