Tag Archive: Historical Fiction

Defiance is a Whitney Finalist!

Earlier this week, finalists for the 2017 Whitney Awards were announced, and I’m thrilled that Defiance is one of the historical fiction finalists. A huge thank-you to the readers who nominated me, the… Continue reading

Old Stuff and New Stuff

Old Books This spring at a book signing, I realized that it’s hard to get paperback copies of some of my older titles. Bookstores only have so much shelf space, and priority naturally… Continue reading

Ebook Sale for The Rules in Rome

The Rules in Rome is now on sale for $1.99 on Amazon. If you haven’t read this award-winning romantic suspense novel, now is a great time to snag a copy. The Rules in… Continue reading

Ebook Sale for Defiance

Happy Memorial Day! I’m so grateful for those who have gone before us and sacrificed to bring about all the blessings we enjoy now. That gratitude is especially strong for those who have… Continue reading

Giveaways for Defiance

There are currently two giveaways for Defiance, so if you haven’t got a copy yet, here are several chances to snag one for free! Two signed copies are on Goodreads. Goodreads Book Giveaway… Continue reading

Blog Tour for Defiance

This week is the blog tour for Defiance, and I’m so excited! Reviewers on multiple blogs will read the book and tell everyone what they think. There will also be a Rafflecopter giveaway… Continue reading

Defiance Release

Authors often talk about book birthdays (that day when a book becomes available to the public). But unless you’ve got millions of fans eagerly anticipating your newest novel (I’m not there yet), a… Continue reading

March Meme Madness, Week 5

Every Wednesday this month, I’ve been posting short quotes from my new book, Defiance. The novel officially comes out April 1, but it’s already in a few book stores. Here’s the last quote… Continue reading

March Meme Madness, Week 4

Defiance is almost out! To celebrate, I’m posting short quotes from the novel every Wednesday this month. Here’s this week’s quote: Save Defiance is now available for pre-order on Amazon, Deseret Book, and… Continue reading

March Meme Madness, Week 3 & March Cover Madness, Round 2

Every Wednesday this month, I’m posting a short quote from my novel, Defiance, which will be available in April. This one describes Luke’s position in early December, 1944. Any history buffs want to… Continue reading

Cover Reveal for Defiance

Today is the cover reveal for my next novel, Defiance. It’s been kind of hard for me not to post it all over the internet until today, so I’m glad I don’t have… Continue reading

March Meme Madness, Week 2

Every Wednesday this month, I’m posting a short quote from my novel, Defiance, which will be available in April. This is a piece of advice from the character’s older brother. (If you want… Continue reading

March Meme Madness, Week 1

Defiance comes out in a month! To celebrate, I’m posting memes with quotes from the novel. I took a day off from writing a few weeks ago and made several. It was fun… Continue reading

January Review Drive

Reviews are huge for an author. They provide encouragement on those days when you wonder if all the time you put into writing is really worth it. They nudge new readers to give… Continue reading

Book Signing on Saturday

On Saturday, September 24, I have a book signing at the American Fork Seagull Book. This will be part of Seagull Book’s Celebrating Sisterhood event, so there will be special discounts, prizes, and… Continue reading

The 2015 Whitney Awards

Last weekend I attended the annual LDStorymakers Writers Conference. I’ve attended five of them over the past six years. Last year I had a small baby, so I didn’t go, and I was… Continue reading

The Spider and the Sparrow Memes

The amazingly talented Stephanie Lacy, my publisher’s public relations and marketing manager, created several memes about my newest novel, The Spider and the Sparrow. I wanted to share them here:

Groups

Over the past few months I’ve joined two online groups that some of you might be interested in. Please consider this your invitation to join! The Second World War Club is on Facebook,… Continue reading

The Rules in Rome Spotlight

  The amazing people on the Whitney committee have been spotlighting all of the 2015 Whitney finalists. Today’s spotlight is The Rules in Rome, and I wanted to share! Here’s a link to… Continue reading

Blog Blitz: Her Independent Spirit

Today I’m highlight a friend’s new book: Her Independent Spirit by Zina Abbott. (My apologies to those on my blog mailing list who got a paragraph or so of this early–I had a… Continue reading