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Looking out the Window: Ramona Cecil Talks About The Time For Healing. Gives Away An E-book

A Warm Welcome to Ramona Cecil To enter to win the e-Book of The Time for Healing leave an email address and a comment below. Hi Ramona, first, tell us a little about yourself. Hi! I’m a wife, mother, grandmother, and award-winning author of historical romance novels for the Christian market. I’m a life-long resident of southern Indiana and, like The Time for Healing, most of my stories are set in my Hoosier State. Lots of writers liked to read as children. How about you? If so, what did you read? Yes. Voracious! I learned to read before I started school and always had my nose in a book. The librarians knew me well, and my allowance usually went toward buying books at the dime store or from the order sheet my teachers would hand out listing age-appropriate books students could purchase. Some of my favorite books were by the Hoosier author Gene Stratton Porter. Of hers, Laddie was my favorite. Why do you write? It’s just who I am. I’ve written creatively (poet

Looking Out The Window: Release Day Fun With Carol James. She Gives Away An E-book of Season of Hope and Shares a Yummy Recipe.

A Warm Welcome to Carol James Carol shares a recipe and a favorite Bible verse with us. She'll also give away an eBook of Season of Hope . To enter to win leave a comment and an email address below. For The Sweet Tooth Josh and Mattie’s (and my husband’s) Favorite Peanut Butter Criss-Cross Cookies 1 cup shortening (or butter) 1cup granulated sugar 1 cup brown sugar 2 eggs 1 tsp vanilla extract 1 cup peanut butter 3 cups sifted all purpose flour 2 tsp baking soda 1/2 tsp salt Thoroughly cream shortening, sugars, eggs, and vanilla. Stir in peanut butter. Sift dry ingredients; stir into creamed mixture. Drop by rounded teaspoons onto an uncreased cookie sheet. press with the back of a wet fork to make a criss-cross. Bake at 350º about 10 minutes. Makes about 5 dozen cookies. To Give Us Hope A favorite Bible verse Carol used for this novel is: “See! The winter is past;     the rains are over and gone. Flowers appear on the earth;    

Looking out the Window: Linda Weaver Clarke Talks About the Willow Valley Historical Romance Series and the Holidays in Willow Valley Short Stories

A Warm Welcome to Linda Weaver Clarke About Linda's Willow Valley Historical Romance   The Willow Valley series has humor, adventure, romance, and mystery. Set in the 1800s, each book is family friendly for teens and adults. About One Last Dance The first book is One Last Dance, which will keep you guessing until the end of the book. In this historical romance, there is a mystery to solve. Felicity Brooks is a talented watercolor artist but her career is cut short when her father passes away, so she travels home to care for her mother during this difficult time. When Felicity meets their charming new neighbor, a fine-looking bachelor, she soon discovers that he is hiding his true identity. Nicholas Adams is on a quest. But that is not all. When she finds out that someone is after a valuable heirloom…a precious treasure that her father discovered in his attic, her life takes a new turn. After realizing how much she misses her father, wil

Looking in the Window: God Bless American

HAPPY JULY 4TH I pledge allegiance to the Flag of the United States of America, and to the Republic for which it stands, one Nation under God, indivisible, with liberty and justice for all.

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

More in-depth descriptions of these books can be found on the ACFW Fiction Finder website . Contemporary Romance: How Sweet It Is by Robin Lee Hatcher -- A businessman trying to reconnect with his brother returns to his hometown and rents the apartment where his great-great-grandparents lived during the late 1920s. He never suspects his attractive landlady, a struggling restaurant owner who works with women at a local shelter, is the one person who might help him reach his brother. (Contemporary Romance from HarperCollins Christian Publishing) Love's Autumn Harvest by Patricia Lee -- A widow, a divorcee, and a widower find themselves in a love triangle that gets complicated as each one finds themselves drawn into the tangled web they weave. (Contemporary Romance from Mountain Brook Ink) Ready to Trust by Tina Radcliffe -- Rancher Reece Rainbolt’s shocked to learn he’s inherited half of Claire Ballard’s family farm—and that he’s a fathe