Have you had an opportunity to check out Abingdon Press and their selection of new books this fall? There are too many that sound great to choose from… but try a few of these blurb teasers (and FIRST CHAPTERS!) to see if there is one that suits your pleasure. Always the Baker, Never the Bride by Sandra D. Bricker Thirty-six-year-old Emma Rae Travis has been baking specialty cakes and melt-in-your-mouth pastries at The Backstreet Bakery in historic Roswell, just outside of Atlanta, for the last six years. But here’s the rub about her job as a baker … Emma is diabetic. When she tastes her creations, it can only be in the most minute portions. Emma is considered an artisan for the stunning crème brulee wedding cake that won her the Passionate Palette Award last year, but she’s never even had one full slice of it. When Jackson Drake hears. . .
She is safe, and she is free … but she is still alone. Slavers burst into Grace Winslow’s life with guns blazing and tear her family apart forever. She watches in anguish as her husband is led in chains aboard a tightly packed slave ship bound for America. An old enemy has a more sinister plan for Grace and prepares her for a different kind of servitude in London. But Grace will not be enslaved. And she will not give up on the man she loves. In her determination to be reunited with her husband, she finds God reaching out to her. Read Chapter One
I’m working on getting some organization and new release pages to show off covers of upcoming titles and link to their Goodreads pages for more information… Let me know your thoughts… Actual page is here: http://chf.creativemadnessmama.com/november-2010-releases/ *Click on a publisher logo to head to their website *Click on a book cover to head to the Goodreads Book Page (If you buy, please consider using one of my affiliate links on www.CreativeMadnessMama.com)
Salvation Army Sponsors 4th Annual International Weekend of Prayer and Fasting for Victims of Sexual Trafficking and Modern Day Slavery September 25-27th concerned individuals across the world will join in prayer and fasting for the victims of sex trafficking and modern day slavery. In an effort to raise funds and awareness for this project, the Salvation Army is raising hands and hearts together in a special weekend dedicated to praying and fasting for the social injustices forced upon many individuals in our world today. For more information about this important project and other organizations partnering with The Salvation Army, go to the Salvation Army homepage. For years, author Kay Marshall Strom has visited countries where human trafficking and modern day slavery run rampant. Her recent fiction release, The Call of Zulina, draws attention to the historical issues of slavery, that unfortunately continue today across the world and even in the. . .
This week, theChristian Fiction Blog Allianceis introducing Call Of ZulinaAbingdon Press (August 2009) byKay Marshall Strom ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Of Kay Marshall Strom’s 34 published books, four have been book club selections, nine have been translated into foreign languages, and one has been optioned for a movie. Her writing credits also include numerous magazine articles, short stories, two prize-winning screenplays, books and stories for children, and booklets for writers. Her writing has appeared in several volumes, including More Than Conquerors, Amazing Love, The NIV Couple’s Devotional Bible and The NIV Women’s Devotional Bible, and The Bible for Today’s Christian Woman. Her work also is included in a number of compilations, including various books from the Stories for the Heart series. Her best-known book is Once Blind: The Life of John Newton, which is packaged with the recently released DVD Amazing Grace. She also has written several books with her husband,. . .
Today is a special day. It’s a Wild Card Tour for Once Blind: The Life of John Newton by Kay Marshall Strom. John Newton is the guy who wrote the words to “Amazing Grace”. Here today I’m going to share with you the following: My review and thoughts Longer-than-a-blurb biography of Kay Strom Q&A with Kay Press Release for Once Blind The first chapter I also want to suggest that you see the new movie out on DVD “Amazing Grace”. For more information on this book, the film, and other related info visit this website. Once Blind: The Life of John Newton by Kay Marshall Strom My review rating: 5 of 5 stars John Newton’s life makes a very strong testimony. Reading this biography of his life is a great addition to my library and knowledge base. Since I was a child, I can remember knowing that he was the. . .