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Looking Out The Window: American Christian Fiction Writers June New Releases

June 2018 New Releases More in-depth descriptions of these books can be found on the ACFW Fiction Finder website . Contemporary Romance: The Sleuth’s Miscalculation by Kimberly Rose Johnson -- Librarian Nancy Daley loves a good mystery and enjoys moonlighting as a consultant for the sheriff’s department. When license plates go missing in Tipton County, she’s on the case. But she’s been partnered with the new deputy, Carter Malone, and he’s not interested in her help. When the minor case they are working morphs into something more, things quickly go from harmless to scary. Can they solve the mystery before it’s too late, and more importantly, what will they do about their growing attraction? (Contemporary Romance from Mountain Brook Ink) Falling for the Cowgirl by Tina Radcliffe -- Hiring Amanda “AJ” McAlester as his assistant at the Big Heart Ranch isn’t foreman Travis Maxwell’s first choice—but his sisters insist she’s perfect for the job. And AJ’s deter

Looking Out The Window: Award Winning Author E.A. West Talks About Redeeming Honor, Her Latest Novel. Serializes A Free Read On Her Blog.

A Warm Welcome to E.A. West E.A.’s serializing a novel, Tapas:   Out of Her Element , on her blog, and readers can access it for FREE . Read chapter one here  and the rest of the chapters here Hi E.A., first, tell us a little about yourself. I’m an author who writes sweet and inspirational romance, contemporary young adult fiction, women’s fiction, and any other genre that catches my fancy. Most people don’t realize it, but I have learning disabilities, including dyslexia. It makes writing and editing a challenge at times, but the reward of seeing my books available for readers is worth it. I’m also autistic, which can make for some interesting challenges of its own. What an inspiration you are. Lots of writers enjoyed reading as children. How about you? If so, what did you read? I loved reading as a child (still do, actually). I spent hours reading my way through my local library’s children’s department. Most of what I read was fiction, but sometimes I picked ou

Looking Out The Window: Christine Lindsay's Award Winning Novel, Sofi's Bridge, On Sale

A Warm Welcome To Christine Lindsay (Shown with her Tom Horton cup) Christine's publisher offers a rare discount of only 99 cents May 11 and 12 for Sofi's Bridge , the winner of the RWA Readers Choice Award 2017 for Historical Romance. Read the First Chapter Free    here Snag the 99 cent deal   here Hi Christine, congratulations on your award. Let's talk about books and your writing. Many writers loved to read as children. How about you? If so, what did you read? Huge reader as a child, and all the childhood favorites. It all started when my mother used to read to me as a child, and the book I remember a first was Heidi . I guess that’s why I live close to the Cascade Mountains that cross the border from Canada into Washington State which is where Sofi’s Bridge is set. Why do you write? LOL, it’s in my DNA. Can’t help but write. What pushed me to actually do the thing I had wanted to do all my life, and which I didn’t start until I was in my mi

Looking In The Window: Hidden Or Shining

       Heron Photo Courtesy of Google The blue heron stood perfectly still in the warm morning sun on the white sandy beach of Destin, Florida. Six feet from a fishing pole and a bucket of bait, the two-foot tall skinny bird moved not a muscle, his head held high. The fisherman in a beige fishing cap waded barefoot into the white foamy breaking waves. He cast his line, and the blue heron slowly lifted his pencil thin legs, moving forward ever so precisely, ever so carefully. As soon as the fisherman gazed backward the bird straightened his slender body. When the fisherman faced forward again, the heron tentatively stepped with his long wiry feet positioning himself even closer to his goal. The moment the fisherman glanced at the pretty light blue creature this finely feathered piece of the shore’s landscape assumed his statuesque pose. Over and over he and the fisherman repeated the action.      “He thinks he’s a stealth bird that we can’t see as long as he isn’t doing