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The Winners!

 Hats... Horns... Celebrate... The winner of A Friend in High Places and Come Out of Hiding e-Books... Drumroll Sonja! The winner of Among the Crepe Myrtles ... Drumroll Shirley!

Looking Out the Window: Two -Time IAN Award Winner Kim Williams Introduces Her Letters to Layton Series and Book One, Among the Crepe Myrtles. Gives Away a Copy.

  A Warm Welcome to Kim Williams Kim will give away a paper (U.S. Residents) OR eBook copy of Among the Crepe Myrtles (book one in her Letters to Layton series). Winner chooses the format. To enter to win leave a comment and an email address below. Hi Kim, Lots of writers were avid readers as children. How about you? If so, what did you read. Yes! I enjoyed reading the classics. I realize now that most were versions for children until I got older. I used my allowance to buy the Companion Library or Illustrated Classic versions at Kmart. One of my favorites was Hans Brinker or The Silver Skates . I had a crush on Hans. I also enjoyed Heidi. I was born in Germany, so I imagined myself being her. Those books became a part of my classroom library when I began teaching sixth grade. I read to my students and found new favorites such as Across Five Aprils, A Wrinkle in Time, Old Yeller, and more. When I moved to teaching high school literature, I returned to the classics.  Why do you wr

Looking in the Window: Celebrate Lit's We Love Our Readers Giveaway

  I appreciate my readers! I’ve teamed up with Celebrate Lit and thirty-seven other authors to do a special giveaway.  Enter to win thirty-seven books OR a $500 Amazon card to buy a ton of books yourself in Celebrate Lit’s We Love Our Readers Giveaway. Entries accepted from now through February 20th here    See a list of all the authors below. I’m giving away a Kindle copy of Stopped Cold . A teen novel, it’s a Grace Awards Finalist and placed fourth in the 16th Annual Preditors and Editors Readers’ Poll. It's also placed in the Amazon Best Seller list for Teen and Young Adult Christian Mysteries and Thrillers twice.  Comments from readers include the following: Very compelling with emotions and feelings that have been felt by everyone in their lives at one time or another. Everyone can relate to this book! Great for all, especially students and parents. ~ * ~ * ~ * ~ One of the best books recently published dealing with self-esteem, drugs and the drive to be #1 at any cost. A must

Looking out the Window: Sherri Stewart Talks About Her New Book, A Friend in High Places. Gives Away Two e-Books.

  Sherri will give away an e-Book of A Friend in High Places and Come Out of Hiding. To enter to win leave a comment and an email address below. Thank you, Gail, for inviting me to be part of your blog family.  It’s my pleasure to have you. First, tell us a little about yourself.  I’m a fairly new widow and getting used to the idea. The Lord has been so there for me through the last year and a half. I live near Orlando and nearer still to Disney. I go to its parks to walk a couple times a week. I write mainly in the historical romance and romantic suspense genres. My favorite part of writing is the research—I love travel and visiting the places in my books to make sure my facts are authentic. However, I had to cancel the trip to LA to research A Friend in High Places. Stupid Covid. I live with my  son and dog, Lily, who is the best sleeper in the world. She’s got it down to a science.  So sorry for your loss and the covid. Lots of writers were avid readers as children. How about you?

Looking Out The Window: American Christian Fiction Writers' February New Releases

More in-depth descriptions of these books can be found on the ACFW Fiction Finder website Historical Romance: The Paris Dressmaker by Kristy Cambron -- From fashion to desperation and haute couture to the perils of humanity, The Paris Dressmaker weaves a story of two worlds colliding years apart—where satin and lace stand between life and death in the brutal underbelly of a war-torn world. (Historical Romance from HarperCollins Christian Publishing (Thomas Nelson and Zondervan))    A Change of Scenery by Davalynn Spencer -- A motorcar accident on a rainy Chicago night steals Ella Canaday’s fiancĂ© as well as her ability to ride. Clinging to the remnants of her independence, she cuts her hair and her ties with her wealthy father and takes a train west as the seamstress with a moving-picture company. Colorado offers the change of scenery she needs. But she doesn’t expect the bold cowboy who challenges her to reclaim both the loves she thought she’d lost forever. (Historical Romanc