Wednesday, February 23, 2011

Giveaways of The Healer's Apprentice!

If you don't have a copy of The Healer's Apprentice, or need a copy to give to a friend, there are two giveaways going on right now! One at Novel Teen, the group blog I do with some other Christian YA authors. Just leave a comment on my article, What Do You Crave?

And the other giveaway is on Jamie Carie's blog. So please go check it out!

Thursday, February 17, 2011

Book Signing in Atlanta

If you happen to be in Atlanta on Monday, Feb. 21st, which is President's Day, please stop by the Buford LifeWay store in front of the Mall of Georgia. I'm having a book signing from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. and then speaking to the book club that meets in the store that night at 7:30. Would love to see you!

Friday, February 11, 2011

Happy Valentine's Day!

My friend, Jamie Carie, author of several very romantic novels, wants to share this video with you. These quotes are from her novels. Jamie writes Christian romance with heart and passion and emotion, so be forewarned that these quotes will make you want to read her books!

To better view this video (since I don't know how to make it fit the blogger screen!) please go to the YouTube page.

I hope you all have a wonderful Valentine's Day. Eat some chocolate! I know I will!

Go check out Jamie Carie's website for more information about her books.

Thursday, February 10, 2011

The Merchant's Daughter--New Book to Release Dec. 2011

It's official! I have a new book coming out December, 2011, with Zondervan. This one is a Beauty and the Beast story titled The Merchant's Daughter.

Here's a short summary:

Annabel grew up as the daughter of a wealthy merchant, but her father died and left them penniless. Her family is in trouble with the new lord of the village for shirking their duties, and she is forced to become Lord Ranulf’s servant. But Annabel is terrified to work at the manor house, since the bailiff once tried to molest her. Perhaps even more terrifying is Lord Ranulf himself, whose temper is as frightening as his appearance.

Lord Ranulf saved a servant from a wolf attack years before, which left him scarred physically, while his late wife’s betrayal left him scarred emotionally. People say he’s a beast, growling at anyone who tries to get close to him. If he didn't require someone to read to him at night, he'd never allow Annabel so near. She is a beauty and could never look at him with anything but repulsion. But when both their lives are at stake, Lord Ranulf is willing to sacrifice everything to keep her safe.

It has sort of a Gothic, romantic atmosphere (think Jane Eyre but with even more romance), and the cover designers did the most amazing job of capturing that mood. I can't wait to show you the cover! And I can hardly wait to see the trailer. The same people who created the cover and trailer for The Healer's Apprentice are also doing the cover and trailer for The Merchant's Daughter. I just wish December wasn't so far away! LOL!

Oh, and I just heard about a new medieval mystery series. I haven't read the books, but they look really good, sort of a Christian version of the Cadfael mysteries, which are by author Ellis Peters.

I hope I get to read them soon. I like the Cadfael mysteries. Although I am more of a romance reader, personally. :-)

Keep your eyes and ears out for my new book, The Merchant's Daughter!
Have a blessed week!