This was originally written as a response to a family member who shared that the questions posed by the lead singer of a prominent Christian band, admitting he had questioned his faith for years and finally abandoned it in great relief, were questions she shared. I know others share the same … [Read more...] about Thoughts on faith, or the lack thereof
Release Day!!!Ahem. Pardon me while I squee a little.Today marks the official release date of my fifth--count 'em, FIVE--published title. I can hardly believe it.This was my second-hardest story to write. (The one coming out in March 2020 rates as my hardest.) In fact, as I state in the reader's … [Read more...] about The Rebel Bride release day!
This week I'm featuring the first novella in The Backcountry Brides Collection, titled Shenandoah Hearts, by the woman who started it all! Carrie Fancett Pagels founded the team blog Colonial Quills 7 years ago this month (we celebrate TOMORROW with another tea party), and an all-colonial novella … [Read more...] about Shenandoah Hearts by Carrie Fancett Pagels
Continuing with the settings of the Backcountry Brides novellas, today I'm hosting Gabrielle Meyer with Love's Undoing. Gabrielle writes: My story begins in what would one day become central Minnesota on the banks of the Upper Mississippi River in 1792 at a Scottish fur post. Abi is the daughter … [Read more...] about Love’s Undoing, with Gabrielle Meyer
Welcome to the next installment of The Backcountry Brides settings, and welcome to Jennifer!~*~*~Annis Shunk, b. 1832 Deep in the mountains of western North Carolina is an area where the sun’s rays only reach the ground when it is directly overhead during the middle of the day. The Cherokee Indians … [Read more...] about Land of the Noonday Sun, by Jennifer Hudson Taylor
Fort Niagara stands at the mouth of the Niagara River where it flows into the last great lake, Lake Ontario. Nowadays, that’s Youngstown, New York, USA, and across the river is Fort George in Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario, Canada—land once known only to First People tribes and fur traders. In 1678, … [Read more...] about A Visit from Debra E. Marvin