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We Three Kings by Crystal Caudill, Cara C. Putman, and Angela Ruth Strong

We Three Kings by Crystal Caudill, Cara Putman, and Angela Ruth Strong

“Star of Wonder” by Crystal Caudill In 1884, Celestia Isaacs boards the Golden Gestirn on her maiden voyage from New York to Germany, since her family has invested in the luxury ship, owned by the Weise family. Celestia adores Aldrich Weise, a man who shares her love of astronomy. Aldrich returns her affections but doesn’t dare say so. As the oldest son, Aldrich is required to take the helm of the c... Read Article
Letters from My Sister by Valerie Fraser Luesse

Letters from My Sister by Valerie Fraser Luesse

Living in Alabama in the early 1900s, Callie Bullock enjoys her beautiful home, her large and loving family, and the thrill of sitting in trees during storms. Her sister and best friend, Emmy, is engaged to the man of her dreams, and handsome Solomon Beckett buys a farm nearby. Then their housekeeper’s granddaughter comes from Chicago, newly widowed and extraordinarily beautiful. When Lily captures the attentio... Read Article
The Maid of Ballymacool by Jennifer Deibel

The Maid of Ballymacool by Jennifer Deibel

All her life, Brianna Kelly has only known servitude. Under the firm and cruel headmistress Maureen Magee, Brianna works long and hard hours as a maid at the boarding school of Ballymacool. She gets by through her faith and through her walks in the woods, where she finds intriguing artifacts, like a tarnished silver tray. Michael Wray, heir to Castlewray Estate, is given the unpleasant task of visiting Ballymacool to... Read Article
Embers in the London Sky cover reveal

Embers in the London Sky Cover Reveal

To find her child, she’ll stop at nothing. To report the truth will take him deep into the flames. Today I’m pleased to reveal the cover for my upcoming novel, Embers in the London Sky, which is scheduled to release from Revell Books on February 6, 2024. This is the first of three standalone novels, following three Dutch cousins who come to the United Kingdom in World War II. Embers in the London Sky is now a... Read Article
Christian Fiction Scavenger Hunt summer 2023

Summer 2023 Christian Fiction Scavenger Hunt Winners

Thank you to all of you who participated in the Summer Christian Fiction Scavenger Hunt! We had over 1000 entries! You can see the winners for the five prize packs on Lisa Bergren’s website. In my post, I gave away three copies of The Sound of Light. Here are the winners… Anna Sothman Linda Palmer “Robinren” I’ll email the three winners today, June 19. Please respond by June 26, or IR... Read Article
Christian Fiction Scavenger Hunt summer 2023

Christian Fiction Scavenger Hunt Stop #19

*SCAVENGER HUNT IS OVER* Welcome to the Christian Fiction Scavenger Hunt! If you’ve just discovered the hunt, be sure to start at Stop #1! Hi, everyone! I’m Sarah Sundin, and I love writing about the drama, daring, and romance of the World War II era. My bestselling novels have won the Christy and the Carol Awards, and my latest novel, The Sound of Light, received starred reviews from Booklist and Library Journal... Read Article
The Weight of Air by Kimberly Duffy

The Weight of Air by Kimberly Duffy

Mabel MacGinnis and her father have always performed as a team with their little circus – as Europe’s strongest man and woman. After her father dies, Mabel finds herself unable to perform. She also finds out that the mother she’d assumed dead is very much alive in America. When Mabel decides to search for her mother, acrobat Jake Cunningham offers to accompany her, and a marriage of convenience allo... Read Article
A Tribute to Rosie the Riveter, on Sarah Sundin's blog

A Tribute to Rosie the Riveter

Rosie the Riveter has come to represent the women of World War II. We all love Rosie. She’s strong but cute. She has biceps, but she curls her hair and does her nails. And look at that chin—she won’t let anyone tell her what she can or can’t do. She is woman; hear her riveting gun. The 1940 census counted 132 million people in the USA. During the war, 11 million men and women served in the armed forces. Even ... Read Article
US Navy sailors honoring fellow sailors killed during the Pearl Harbor attack, Naval Air Station Kaneohe, Oahu, 30 May 1942 (US National Archives: 80-G-K-13328)

Memorial Day – Remembering the Cost

On Memorial Day, we remember those who gave their lives in defense of our country. We live in freedom because they fought tyranny. We live without fear because they faced danger. We live in comfort because they gave up all comforts. We live because of their sacrifices.   Let’s never take these gifts for granted. They were purchased at high cost. Over 1 million Americans have given their lives in war (Sou... Read Article
Murmur in the Mudcaves by Kathleen Denly

Murmur in the Mud Caves by Kathleen Denly

In 1873, Biddie Davidson dreams of opening a bakery in San Francisco for the city’s elite. But when she receives a letter from her long-lost sister, Ginny, Biddie is determined to go help. Since a devastating attack by bandits and a fire, Ginny is all alone on Lupine Valley Ranch in eastern San Diego County, and she needs the money sent by Biddie’s adoptive parents. The scene of devastation that greets Bi... Read Article
Embers in the London Sky cover
“Another masterful installment in Sundin’s roster of WWII novels.”
—Booklist starred review for Embers in the London Sky

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