Brand New from the Pen interview Hi everyone! Thanks so much for opportunity to join you here. What made you interested in writing Christian Historical Fiction? Do you write any other genres? In central Arizona, I live at the base of Mingus Mountain, home to the most vertical town in the United States—Jerome. More than twenty years ago, when I first visited the Jerome State Historic Park, the Douglas Mansion, I became fascinated with the historic copper mining camp’s history and the romantic appeal of the late 1890’s. Soon thereafter, I entertained the idea of writing a historical novel set in Jerome during its boom town years in the late 1890s. Some of those seeds sprouted in my debut series, The Sinclair Sisters of Cripple Creek, set in the late 1890s, in a gold mining camp in Colorado. Before WaterBrook Multnomah published my debut novel, Two Brides Too Many, I. . .
A lesson in trusting God. Princess Abby hears the royal pup crying. She follows his cries to the basement. When she opens the door to let him out, she discovers that he is stuck. In order to free him, she must go into the dark. She’s afraid of the dark, but she chooses bravery and rescues the puppy.
A lesson in the importance of inner beauty. Emma and Abby have a play date with their neighbors. Emma wants to have a gentle tea party so she can stay looking pretty, but Abby wants to play and have fun. What will Emma do when her friend kicks a dirty ball onto her pretty dress? This level-one story teaches girls what it means to be a princess for the true King.
Little princesses everywhere are invited for birthday cake and spring tea in the castle garden with everyone’s favorite royal sisters in two enchanting new books by Mona Hodgson, from the popular The Princess Twins I Can Read! series.
Designed to engage Level 1 readers with simple sentences and colorful illustrations, both books have been re-released from 2009 with new art work by award-winning illustrator Red Hansen.
Princess Emma and Princess Abby are clad in their fancy gowns and tiaras, ready to celebrate their birthday; but when Beth, a party guest, feels less than beautiful in her own plain dress, she flees the castle. Are the royal twins prepared to help Beth embrace her inner beauty?
Originally from my blog, A Book A Day. Too Rich For A Bride by Mona Hodgson I received a copy of this book from WaterBrook Multnomah through their Blogging For Books program. I am under no obligation to write a positive review, just an honest one. Too Rich For A Bride is the second book in the Sinclair Sisters of Cripple Creek series. I have not read the first book in the series, and while one can still read Too Rich For A Bride without reading the first book in the series first, I personally wish that I had started from the beginning. I feel like there are aspects of the second book that would have been more complete. Too Rich For A Bride mainly follows the story of Ida Sinclair who has just finished business school (though it was a really shaky ending when her professor tried to push. . .
Too Rich for a Bride by Mona Hodgson In this charming historical romance, Ida Sinclair comes to the western mining town of Cripple Creek to establish her career. As the business-savvy Sinclair sister, Ida has never wanted to settle down. Instead of love, she craves success. But while searching for one, she just might find the other. May, 2011