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Looking Out the Window: In Secrets, Book #4 in the Wounded Heroes series Returning Soldier Turned PI Discovers Someone Wants His Subject Dead. Give Away

A Warm Welcome to Romance, Mayhem and Faith Writer Anne Patrick.

Anne will give away an e-book of Secrets, book #4 in her Wounded Heroes series. To enter to win a copy leave a comment and an e-mail address below.
Lots of writers grew up with reading as a favorite pasttime. Were you an avid reader as a child? If so, what did you read?

As a child, I read everything I could get my hands on.  I particularly enjoyed mysteries and was a big fan of Nancy Drew. 

I was a big Nancy Drew fan also, but about your writing. Tell us about your latest book.

Secrets, book #4 in my WoundedHeroes series is Caleb 'Digger' Malone's story.  After being wounded in Afghanistan, he returns to the states and takes a job in his brother's private investigations agency. His first solo assignment is a simple 'snap a few photos of a cheating fiancĂ© case'. But as Caleb learned in the army, nothing is ever that simple. Hired by the father of the future bride, Caleb quickly realizes someone want…

Looking Out the Window: Sharon Srock Talks about The Women of Valley View: Pam. She'll Give Away an E-book and Shares a Link to a Free Novella

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Were you an avid reader as a child? What did you read?

My father’s job moved us around a lot when I was growing up. I didn’t make friends easily, but I learned that books could move with me. I read a lot of different things. Probably my favorites were the Trixie Beldon series and Victoria Holt mysteries. As a young wife and mother I had my romance period as well. From there I moved to Science fiction and fantasy. Now, I don’t read a specific type of book. If it grabs my attention, I’ll read it.

Interesting to find someone else who reads all genres. So, you went from reading to writing.
Why do you write?

The short answer is because God told me to. The long answer is harder to explain. I never dreamed of being a writer when I was a child. I dreaded book reports and English assignments. One day I woke up with a story in my head and …

The Powerful, Miraculous Easter Message

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Jesus lived among the Jews and the gentiles showing us his Gospel of love, telling us how to live in peace and care for each other.

“...Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind. This is the first and greatest commandment. And the second is like it: Love your neighbor as yourself.”
(Matthew 22: 37 – 39)

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The suffering He endured illustrates how imperfect and cruel the world can be.

“Now as Jesus was going up to Jerusalem, he took the twelve disciples aside and said to them, ‘We are going up to Jerusalem, and the Son of Man will be betrayed to the chief priests and the teachers of the law. They will condemn him to death and will turn him over to the Gentiles to be mocked and flogged and crucified…’”

(Matthew 20: 17 -19)

His crucifixion shows us God’s unconditional love.
"For God so loved the world that he gave his one and only Son, that whoever believes in him shall not perish bu…