Tackle Your TBR Challenge and Giveaway!

  My TBR pile is ever growing and this is such a great event to inspire us all to tackle our lists, read more, and enjoy books in general! Of course, with all the wonderful suggestions and giveaways, my pile grows faster than I can read – but that’s part of the fun too. So the challenge today is to …

3 book Sale and The Austen Escape Giveaway!

This will be very brief today – because life gets busy at the end of summer. I’m not sure why, but as summer ends, I find there are many many things I planned to do, didn’t do, but must be done. I kinda hope you feel the same… Otherwise I really am alone out there. But as the kids are …

Cover Reveal… And an Ebook Sale.

I know it’s not the 22nd… but there is Exciting News to share… The Austen Escape now has a cover. The Austen Escape takes two best friends on a trip that changes… Everything. Coming November 2017 and more details coming soon…I have to write them first — like the back cover.   Also… Right now you can grab the book …

Ebook Sale and Dear Mr. Knightley’s Last Letter

January 2017 is coming to a close… Crazy! I know it’s not the 22nd, but I decided to post — call it late, call it early. 😉 As an alternative to the Super Bowl, my publisher has put together some wonderful ebook offerings on a $1.99 sale. I’ll probably do both —  watch the Super Bowl and grab some great …

$1.99 Ebooks Sales and Giveaways — Happy December!

I can’t believe December is here. I find it “the most wonderful time of the year” – and also the busiest. This year I am determined to savor the wonder of it – and not let it roll me. 🙂 I hope you can too. In all the pressures of work, family, commitments and fun – I hope you can …

Title Reveal and Giveaways!

Happy Thanksgiving – if you are here in the United States. I remember when living abroad, it was strange to be away from such a firmly established U. S. tradition – and such a yummy one. This Thursday, I’ll make my favorite Green Beans from Toulouse – as will be featured on Melissa Tagg’s website with a giveaway, next week on November …

The Scavenger Hunt Stop #9

Welcome! Christian Fiction Scavenger Hunt Stop #9 Welcome to the Christian Fiction Scavenger Hunt! If you’ve just discovered the hunt, be sure to start at Stop #1, and collect the clues through all 31 stops, in order, so you can enter to win one of our top 3 grand prizes! The hunt BEGINS with Stop #1 at Lisa Bergren’s site. …

Behind the Scenes: A Portrait of Emily Price

A Portrait of Emily Price releases in 8 days! I thought this might be a good time and a good place to share a little about the “story behind the story” for Emily Price. It first began as I read C.S. Lewis’s Surprised by Joy. This story relays Lewis’s conversion to Christianity. In many ways, it is his “coming of …

Why The 22nd Blog?

September 22nd is how it all started… I was reading C.S. Lewis’s Surprised By Joy as “research” for my new book A Portrait of Emily Price… and stumbled across the event he attributes to this date. I was driven to Whipsnade one sunny morning. When we set out I did not belive that Jesus Christ is the Son of God, …