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Looking Out the Window: Astronomy Buff and Sweet Romance Author Larry Hammersley Talks about His Newest Outer Space Novel, Higher Mission. He'll Give Away an Adobe Copy and a Free Read to a Short Story.

A Warm Welcome to Larry Hammersley
What a treat! Larry not only talks about his new book, Higher Mission, but he shares his favorite Bible verses and a recipe for whole wheat bread plus the cute story behind it.

He offers a free read of his short story, "Ice Rink Romance," and will give away an adobe copy of Higher Mission. To enter to win the copy of Higher Mission leave a comment and an e-mail address. To read the short story, click on the FREE READ link below.

First, tell us a little about yourself. I am 76 years old, married, have two children and five grandchildren. I have a BS in chemistry from Purdue University and MS in chemistry from Indiana University. I grew up in Williams, a small town in southern Indiana, and attended high school there. I worked forty years as a civil service chemist, now retired. I am active in the Church of Christ at Oolitic, IN, am an amateur radio operator, call sign WA9FFZ, jog, do a little woodworking, collect old chemistry and astro…

Looking Out the Window: Carole Brown Talks about Her World War II Spy Novel, With Music in Their Hearts and Writes a Devotional about Contentment. She'll Give Away an E-book.

A Warm Welcome to Carole Brown
Carole will give away an e-book of With Music in Their Hearts. To enter to win leave a comment and an e-mail address below.

Sometimes It’s Hard to be Content
I Timothy 6:8 says, “Having food and raiment (clothes) let us be content.

In my novel, With Music in Their Hearts, Emma Jaine Rayner, really wanted to be content and in many ways, was. She had a business she loved. She enjoyed the company of her tenants and their varied personalities. She adored her family, and she lived a comfortable life. But . . .

She grew tired (although she wouldn’t admit it!) of the constant responsibility of caring for her family, and her inability in “making” them do as she thought they should.

She worried about the more problematic residents.

And she yearned for a man of her own.

What’s a woman to do?

I love the thought of being content. That place where you feel satisfied and pleasant and have ease of mind. Euphoric experience, right?

That’s NOT the norm though in our w…