Is this perfect timing or what? Just when October puts a bit of nip in the air, the Christmas books start hitting the shelves! I can’t wait to cuddle up with a good book, a nice fleecy blanket and a cup of hot tea. Are you looking for some uplifting books to snuggle up with,…

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We have a winner! Newsletter subscriber Hilda Etherton will receive copies of all three Carol finalists in the short novel category: A Rancher to Trust, Lioness: Mahlah’s Journey, and The Rancher’s Unexpected Baby. Congratulations, Hilda, and a big thanks to all who commented and shared the wonderful books on their TBR piles! I’ve added lots…

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Yikes! I was so excited today to receive ACFW’s list of brand new August releases–and then look what showed up on my doorstep! My homeschool planner has arrived–and that means it’s officially time to start thinking about the new school year! But I’ve got a couple of weeks left yet, so before I dive into…

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It’s July! Down here in Georgia that means freestone peaches have started ripening. I’m gearing up today for another day of canning that summery goodness—nothing better than homecanned peaches in the middle of winter! I suppose since I have peaches on the brain, it’s no wonder Tina Radcliffe’s newest book made it to the top…

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So many troubling things are going on in our society today–things that we absolutely need to be aware of and pay attention to. All the more reason to find uplifting books to read, books that help to replenish our strength and encourage our hearts so that we can continue to be a force for good…

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It’s January, and you know what that means! Time to grab a blanket and a hot cup of tea and snuggle up with a good book. I’m extra excited about this month’s list because my newest Love Inspired A Rancher to Trust is included! Yay! Take a peek and add some of these goodies to…

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And just like that–it’s January! Happy New Year, everybody!! Where did December go, exactly? I have no idea! And now I’ll spend the next month or so writing 2018 on everything and scratching out! Oh, well. Anyway, here in Georgia we’re settling in for a long week of rainy weather. You know what goes perfectly…

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Whew! I knuckled down, met my November first deadline for turning my newest Love Inspired in to my editor–breathed a big old sigh of relief–and started right in plotting the next one! What fun to start tinkering around with pages of fresh ideas for a brand new story! I just love new beginnings! AND–best of all–my…

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Whew!! October has been BUSY for our family. We’ve had birthdays, a wedding and a move to cope with! And sadly I’m not ready to binge watch my favorite British baking show quite yet–my  third Love Inspired romance is due in to my editor in a week and a half. (I just found out it’s…

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I’ve been AWOL for awhile, caught up in the whirl of prepping for my oldest daughter’s wedding. As of October 6th, that’s in the books, and as you can see my girl made a lovely bride! Big sigh of relief here–take it from me–weddings are a lot easier to write about than to pull off…

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