Song of My Heart by Kim Vogel Sawyer {Preview}

Sadie Wagner has always been devoted to her family. So when her stepfather is injured and can’t work, she decides to leave home and accept a position as a clerk at the mercantile in Goldtree, Kansas. Goldtree also offers the opportunity to use her God-given singing talent–though the promised opera house is far different from what she imagined. With her family needing every cent she can provide, Sadie will do anything to keep her job.

Thad McKane comes to Goldtree at the request of the town council. The town has been plagued by bootlegging operations, and Thad believes he can find the culprit. After he earns enough money doing sheriff work, he wants to use it to pay for his training to become a minister.

Thad is immediately attracted to the beautiful singer who performs in Asa Baxter’s unusual opera house, but when he hears her practicing bawdy tunes, he begins to wonder if she’s far less innocent than she seems. And when Sadie appears to be part of the very crimes he’s come to investigate, is there any hope the love blossoming between them will survive?

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A Whisper of Peace by Kim Vogel Sawyer in stores now!

Tender Romance from Bestselling Author Kim Vogel Sawyer Ostracized by her tribe because of her white father, Lizzie Dawson lives alone in the mountains of Alaska, practicing the ways of her people even as she resides in the small cabin her father built for her mother. She dreams of reconciling with her grandparents to fulfill her mother’s dying request, but she has not yet found a way to bridge the gap that separates her from her tribe. Clay Selby has always wanted to be like his father, a missionary who holds a great love for the native people and has brought many to God. Clay and his stepsister, Vivian, arrive in Alaska to set up a church and school among the Athabascan people. Clay is totally focused on this goal… until he meets a young, independent Indian woman with the most striking blue eyes he’s ever seen. But Lizzie is clearly. . .

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Courting Miss Amsel by Kim Vogel Sawyer {Preview}

This week, the Christian Fiction Blog Alliance is introducing Courting Miss Amsel Bethany House (January 1, 2011) by Kim Vogel Sawyer ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Kim Vogel Sawyer is the author of fifteen novels, including several CBA and ECPA bestsellers. Her books have won the ACFW Book of the Year Award, the Gayle Wilson Award of Excellence, and the Inspirational Readers Choice Award. Kim is active in her church, where she leads women’s fellowship and participates in both voice and bell choirs. In her spare time, she enjoys drama, quilting, and calligraphy. Kim and her husband, Don, reside in central Kansas, and have three daughters and six grandchildren. ABOUT THE BOOK Edythe Amsel is delighted with her first teaching assignment: a one-room schoolhouse in Walnut Hill, Nebraska. Independent, headstrong, and a strong believer in a well-rounded education, Edythe is ready to open the world to the students in this tiny community.. . .

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In Every Heartbeat by Kim Vogel Sawyer {Preview}

Three best friends, three cherished dreams, three searching hearts…

As three friends who grew up in the same orphanage head off to college together, they each harbor a special plan for the future. Libby Conley hopes to become a famous journalist. Pete Leidig believes God has called him to study to become a minister. And Bennett Martin plans to pledge a fraternity, find a place to belong, and have as much fun as possible. But as tensions rise around the world on the brink of World War I, the friends’ differing aspirations and opinions begin to divide them, as well.

When Libby makes a shocking discovery about Pete’s family, will it drive a final wedge between the friends or bond them in ways they never anticipated?

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In Every Heartbeat in stores now!

Brand new from Bethany House Publishers is the latest from Kim Vogel Sawyer following up on her previous novel My Heart Remembers is In Every Heatbeat. Yet I hear that it is great as a stand alone as well. Three best friends, three cherished dreams, three searching hearts… As three friends who grew up in the same orphanage head off to college together, they each harbor a special plan for the future. Libby Conley hopes to become a famous journalist. Pete Leidig believes God has called him to study to become a minister. And Bennett Martin plans to pledge a fraternity, find a place to belong, and have as much fun as possible. But as tensions rise around the world on the brink of World War I, the friends’ differing aspirations and opinions begin to divide them, as well. When Libby makes a shocking discovery about Pete’s family, will it. . .

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Katy’s Debate by Kim Vogel Sawyer

Katy’s Debate is the second book in the Katy Lambright Series by bestselling author Kim Vogel Sawyer, which follows sixteen-year-old Katy as she adjusts to life outside her Old Order Mennonite community in Kansas. Katy’s dad is courting Rosemary Graber, and Katy decides to use her new debate skills to end the romance before it can go any further. At the same time, Katy is developing a crush of her own

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FIRST Chapter: Katy’s New World by Kim Vogel Sawyer

Today’s Wild Card author is: Kim Vogel Sawyer and the book: Katy’s New World (The Katy Lambright Series) Zondervan (February 1, 2010) ***Special thanks to Bridgette Brooks of Zondervan for sending me a review copy.*** ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Bestselling, award-winning author Kim Vogel Sawyer wears many hats besides “writer.” As a wife, mother, grandmother, and active participant in her church, her life is happily full. But Kim’s passion lies in writing stories of hope that encourage her readers to place their lives in God’s capable hands. An active speaking ministry assists her with her desire. Kim and her husband make their home on the beautiful plains of Kansas, the setting for many of Kim’s novels. Visit the author’s website. Product Details: List Price: $9.99Reading level: Young AdultPaperback: 208 pages Publisher: Zondervan (February 1, 2010) Language: English ISBN-10: 0310719240 ISBN-13: 978-0310719243 AND NOW…THE FIRST CHAPTER: Like wisps of smoke that upward. . .

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CFBA: Fields of Grace

This week, theChristian Fiction Blog Allianceis introducing Fields Of GraceBethany House (October 2009)byKim Vogel Sawyer ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Best-selling, award-winning author Kim Vogel Sawyer is a wife, mother, grandmother, author, speaker, singer of songs and lover of chocolate… but most importantly, she’s a born-again child of the King! A former elementary school teacher, Kim closed her classroom door in 2005 to follow God’s call on her heart to write and speak. Now blessed with multiple writing contracts with Bethany House, Barbour, and Zondervan Publishing, Kim enjoys sharing her journey to publication as well as the miraculous story of her healing from a life-long burden of pain and shame. Kim’s gentle yet forthright testimony lends credence to the promise of Ps. 117:2–“Great is his love toward us, and the faithfulness of the Lord endures forever.” ABOUT THE BOOK Will their Mennonite faith be shaken or strengthened by the journey to a. . .

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