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Posts Categorized: Book News & Giveaways

Winner of Jam Drawing!

Thanks to everyone for your lovely, nostalgic comments about making jam. I had my son draw a random name – Lois Hudson has won a jar of homemade plum jam. Um, guess I’d better get around to actually making that jam now, huh? Lois, I’ll send you a message on Facebook to get your mailing… Read more »

Brainstorming Drawing Winner

Thank you all for your creative ideas for titles. It’s nice to have friends who are better with titles than I am! I’ve forwarded a long list of suggestions to the team at Revell. The marketing director said she saw a lot that she loved, and they’ll take it to their titling committee this week…. Read more »

Help Me Brainstorm!

It’s time to name the third book in the Wings of Glory series. Yesterday, the fantastic, creative team at Revell, my agent, and I brainstormed title ideas. They really liked my working title, When Blue Skies Return, but with the font and look of the series – see the book covers – the title is… Read more »

Netflix and Nostalgia Contest – We Have a Winner!

Thanks to everyone who entered the Netflix and Nostalgia Contest – and to everyone who spread the word. Out of 810 entrants, our random number generator selected one grand prize winner…. Ambar Robinson! Ambar, I’ve sent you an e-mail so I can get your prize mailed to you as soon as possible. Thanks also to LitFuse… Read more »

A Name and a Winner!

Thanks to everyone for your clever ideas for names for my blog! I’ve chosen the suggestion of my sister, Martha Groeber. No, this is not nepotism!! Her suggestion, Under His Wings, was the working title for Book 2 in my series, now officially A Memory Between Us. When I chose the title for the novel,… Read more »

Happy Blogoversary!

My little blog is a year old today, and still doesn’t have a name! What kind of horrible mother am I? To celebrate – and to name this poor child – I’m holding a drawing for a copy of my novel, A Distant Melody. Suggest a name for my blog in the comments and I’ll… Read more »

My Second Book Cover!

It’s official! Here’s the cover for the second book in the Wings of Glory series, which will be available September 2010. A Memory Between Us is now featured on Revell’s website at http://www.revellbooks.com/ Major Jack Novak has never failed to meet a challenge–until he meets army nurse Lieutenant Ruth Doherty. When Jack lands in the… Read more »

Winner of the 12 Pearls of Christmas Contest

Click on the link below to find out the winner of the 3-strand string of pearls from the 12 Pearls of Christmas contest – no, it wasn’t one of my readers. ‘Click the Share button to create links to this email on popular social networking and bookmarking size like Facebook, Twitter, and Digg.’

Bay Area Revell Authors’ Booksigning

Bay Area friends! Would you like to meet five authors at one event? (Sorry, but one of them is me.) Come to The Door Christian Bookstore in San Carlos on Saturday, November 21 from 2-4pm for fun, music, and book talk. In addition to signing books, we’ll be chatting about “The Story Behind the Story,”… Read more »

My Book Cover!

It’s official! Here’s the cover for my first novel. If you received my newsletter last week, you may notice Allie’s suit is now red. A Distant Melody will be released by Revell in March 2010 and is now featured on their website at http://www.revellbooks.com Here’s a brief summary of the story: Never pretty enough to… Read more »