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Reveal, Restore, Recover: Author Robin W. Pearson on Her New Southern Family Drama

Robin W. Pearson’s latest Southern family drama, Dysfunction Junction, centers around three sisters who, after an unexpected phone call, need to reckon with a past all of them would rather forget. Publishers Weekly called the novel “a heartfelt tribute to the bonds of sisterhood.” In this Q and A …

Love in a Dangerous Time: How the Roman Legend of Saint Valentine Inspired Jamie Ogle’s Debut Novel

Author Jamie Ogle’s debut historical fiction book Of Love and Treason retells the story of Saint Valentine, a man who defies the Roman emperor and becomes both a hero and the most wanted man in the empire. In this Q & A with Jamie, she talks about her inspiration for …

Meet Keren from The Hidden Prince: Q&A with author Tessa Afshar

Author Tessa Afshar’s new historical fiction novel The Hidden Prince tells the story of Keren, a young of a woman who feels she has no future but soon discovers the fate of nations may rest in her hands. Get to know more about Keren and the ancient land in which …

Author Q&A: Jennifer L. Wright on Come Down Somewhere, Her New Novel

In her latest historical fiction novel Come Down Somewhere, Jennifer L. Wright tells the story of two young women coming of age during the Trinity nuclear bomb test in 1945. In the Q&A below, she shares how she came to write this novel and what she wants her readers to walk …

Ryan Steck on His Debut Thriller Fields of Fire

Set in rural Montana, Ryan Steck’s debut thriller Fields of Fire tells the story of former elite Marine Raider Matthew Redd who uncovers a dark global conspiracy with his hometown at the center. In the Q&A below with the author, hear about how the story and the novel’s hero, Matt …

Amish 101: fun facts about the Amish community from Cindy Woodsmall

In this article Amish fiction author Cindy Woodsmall talks about Amish fiction, facts about the Amish community, and more. If you’ve read her recently release Yesterday’s Gone which she co-authored with Erin Woodsmall, read this post to discover even more about the Amish traditions and customs she writes about

Fact vs. Fiction: Code of Courage author Janice Cantore on where real life and fiction meet in her novels 

Your police background and knowledge bring great authenticity to your stories. Are there any scenes in Code of Courage or any of your other novels that you had to veer from true-to-life police procedures because it would be giving too much information away that needs to stay protected? Are there

Author Q&A: Robin W. Pearson on Her New Novel, Walking in Tall Weeds

In Robin W. Pearson’s latest women’s fiction novel Walking in Tall Weeds, the Baldwins find themselves wading through a new, rocky season of life in Hickory Grove, North Carolina. When Paulette’s and Fred’s only son, McKinley, returns home, his visit dredges up even more conflict between Fred and Paulette.

Author Q&A: Sandra Byrd on Her New Novel, Heirlooms

In Heirlooms, her new women’s fiction novel set in both modern-day and mid-century Whidbey Island, author Sandra Byrd tells the story of story of four women—grandmothers and granddaughters—across generations and explores the secrets we keep, the love we pass down, and the heirlooms we inherit from a well-lived life.

Author Lynn Austin on Her New Novel Long Way Home: Author Q&A

In her new historical novel Long Way Home, author Lynn Austin tells the story of Jimmy, a young former soldier returned home after World War II, and his friend Peggy who tries to piece together what happened that left him so shattered. Learn more about this story of courage …

Historical Fiction Author Q&A: Cathy Gohlke on her new novel A Hundred Crickets Singing

Historical fiction author Cathy Gohlke’s latest historical novel A Hundred Crickets Singing tells the story of two young women living on the same Appalachian estate in wars eighty years apart who determine to aid soldiers dear to them and fight for justice, no matter the cost. In the Q&A below,

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A Return to the Western Frontier: Francine Rivers on her new novel The Lady’s Mine

Francine Rivers, New York Times bestselling author of Redeeming Love and The Masterpiece, returns to the California frontier in The Lady’s Mine, a sweeping, romantic tale of a displaced New England suffragette, a former Union soldier disinherited by his Southern family, and the town they join

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Behind the Story: A Look into the New Novel The Winter Rose

In the new time-slip novel The Winter Rose by award-winning Christian fiction author Melanie Dobson, a modern-day woman searches for answers about her mentor’s past and finds a link to a woman who saved children during World War II. In the Q&A below with Melanie, learn more about this

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Lynn Austin on Her New Novella, The Wish Book Christmas

In the new historical novella The Wish Book Christmas, bestselling author Lynn Austin tells the story of two single mothers, Audrey and Eve, who are raising young sons alone in the wake of World War II and trying to teach them the true meaning of Christmas. This heartwarming tale

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Q&A with Patricia Raybon, author of the novel All That Is Secret

In All That Is Secret by award-winning author Patricia Raybon, it’s 1923, and Professor Annalee Spain receives a cryptic telegram calling her to Denver to solve the mystery of her father’s murder. For a young Black woman, searching for answers in a city ruled by the KKK could mean real

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Q&A with Trace of Doubt author DiAnn Mills

In the new romantic suspense novel Trace of Doubt by DiAnn Mills, Shelby Pierce is an ex-con who FBI Denton McClure is sure committed the crime she was sent to prison for. But the truth could be something no one ever expected. In the Q&A below with DiAnn Mills, discover

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Meet Andrews & Wilson, the Dark Intercept Writing Team

The new thriller Dark Intercept was coauthored by Andrews & Wilson, the bestselling writing team of Brian Andrews and Jeffrey Wilson. They write action-adventure and covert operations novels honoring the heroic men and women who serve in the military and intelligence communities. In the Q&A below, learn more about Brian

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Q&A with Janice Cantore, Author of Breach of Honor

In Janice Cantore’s new romantic suspense novel Breach of Honor , Table Rock police officer Leah Radcliffe’s wrongly convicted of murdering her husband Brad, a fellow officer. Soon, truths about Brad’s dark side come to light—and reveal a deep-rooted problem in the town. In the Q&A below, hear from Janice

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Q&A with Tessa Afshar, author of Jewel of the Nile

In the new biblical fiction novel Jewel of the Nile by Tessa Afshar, whispered secrets about her parents’ past take on new urgency for Chariline as she pays one last visit to the land of her forefathers, the ancient kingdom of Cush. In the Q&A below with Tessa, discover what

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Q&A with Under the Magnolias author T. I. Lowe

The new Southern fiction novel Under the Magnolias by T. I. Lowe tells the story of Austin Foster, a young woman trying to take care of her family and keep family secrets from seeing the light of day on her family’s South Carolina tobacco farm. In the following Q&A with

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Behind the Book: Cathy Gohlke on her new novel Night Bird Calling

Night Bird Calling by Cathy Gohlke tells the story of Lilliana Swope who flees her abusive husband for the home of her great-aunt in No Creek, North Carolina, With war brewing for the nation and for her newfound community, Lilliana must overcome a hard truth voiced by her young friend

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Q&A with DiAnn Mills: the author of Airborne on a favorite scene in the novel, key characters, + more

In the new romantic suspense novel Airborne by DiAnn Mills, a killer virus is unleashed on a plane full of passengers. Aboard the flight is Houston FBI Agent Heather Lawrence. Heather works to track down the killer, and soon her husband Dr. Chad Lawrence, who studies viruses for a living,

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Q&A with Robin W. Pearson, author of A Long Time Comin’

Author Robin W. Pearson’s writing sprouts from her Southern roots and her love of her husband and seven children. Both lend authenticity to her debut novel, A Long Time Comin’. In this new Q&A here, get to know Robin better and learn about what inspired her to write A

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Romance Author Q&A: four novelists on writing romance

Have you ever read a sweet line in a romance that made you swoon or wondered where authors gather inspiration for characters in their love stories? In the new Q&A below, see what Tyndale novelists Tessa Afshar, Heidi Chiavaroli, Carla Laureano, and Courtney Walsh had to say about romance and

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Q&A with DiAnn Mills, author of Fatal Strike

Why did novelist DiAnn Mills choose snake venom as a villain’s weapon in the new novel Fatal Strike? And what is DiAnn’s favorite scene from the book? These questions and more answered in the exclusive Q&A with DiAnn Mills. Check it out below!

Tell us about your research process

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Q&A with Tara Johnson, author of Where Dandelions Bloom

In this Q&A with Where Dandelions Bloom author Tara Johnson, find out about the real woman the book’s heroine Cassie Kendrick is based on, and read about some of the challenges women like her might have faced during the war. 

In Where Dandelions Bloom, Cassie Kendrick disguises herself as

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Q&A with Lulu’s Café author T.I. Lowe

Lulu’s Café by T.I. Lowe deals with issues that are sometimes difficult to discuss and shows one woman’s journey toward healing and love. In this exclusive interview with T.I. Lowe, discover what she said about why it’s important for readers to read Christian fiction that deals with issues portrayed in

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Francine Rivers, Jolina Petersheim, and Carla Laureano talk about their earliest book memory

Authors Francine Rivers, Jolina Petersheim, and Carla Laureano recently sat down to discuss their writing lives and inspiration.

Watch more videos of Francine Rivers, Jolina Petersheim, and Carla Laureano here.…

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Recharge and Write: Writing Tips from Tyndale Fiction Authors

It’s National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo), so enjoy this special post featuring Tyndale Fiction authors Tessa Afshar, Carla Laureano, DiAnn Mills, Jolina Petersheim, and Beth Vogt. Discover writing tips and hear about what the writing process is like for these novelists.

What’s the best piece

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Q&A with DiAnn Mills and Janice Cantore

Romantic suspense novelists Janice Cantore, Lethal Target author, and DiAnn Mills, Burden of Proof author, had some questions for each other. Discover what they were in this special Q&A. Without further ado, read what Janice Cantore asked fellow novelist DiAnn Mills:

What is your favorite part of the writing process: beginning a new