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Marcia Gruver’s southern roots lend touches of humor and threads of faith to her writing. Look for both in her Texas Fortunes and Backwoods Brides series. When she’s not perched behind a keyboard, you’ll find her clutching a game system controller or riding shotgun on long drives in the Texas Hill Country. What made you interested in writing Christian Historical Fiction? I love to write, but it’s an all-consuming passion. I decided that if I was going to spend so much time and energy on a hobby, it should glorify God and lift up the cross. Before long, I began to see writing inspirational fiction as a ministry rather than a way to pass the time. Do you write any other genres? Nothing yet published. I have several idea files filled with contemporary, literary, and even speculative fiction stories. I love to experiment and will likely complete some of. . .
In the second book in her Secrets of Crittenden County series, New York Times bestselling author Shelley Shepard Gray delivers another page-turning romance set in Amish country
In the aftermath of investigating the D.C. sniper case, police detective Vance Graegan is burned out on life and love. Hoping to save his marriage, he quits the force and moves his wife and son to the other side of the country. But when the movers decide to hold his belongings for ransom, Vance is determined to ensure that his family’s new beginning is not ruined. Soon, though, losing his possessions becomes the least of his problems as everything they are fighting for begins to unravel in the hands of Vance’s past. In an unforgettable climax, a little boy’s innocent faith brings a group of desperate people to their knees. What is at stake counts for everything, but nothing can prepare Vance for who is behind it.