When I first saw this title, I thought it was from a much earlier time period and a different country. Which wouldn’t have mattered, I really enjoy Tessa Afshar’s writing and would have read it regardless. Intrigued by the synopsis, I was eager to learn more. I was transported to […]
Publisher: Tyndale House Publishers
Be prepared for an emotional rollercoaster! Having read the previous books in The Thatchter Sisters series, I had already formed an opinion of Johanna. Harsh. Rigid. Driven. Selfish. Closed off. Not exactly my favorite of the girls. Now I was able to find out why. Confession time! Despite the prologue […]
More from Courtney 3 Bits of Wisdom Every Mother Hopes Her Daughter Cherishes By Courtney Walsh There are so many types of mother-daughter relationships, and I’ve discovered that in most of my novels, these relationships are explored in one way or another. My most recent book, If For Any Reason, delves a […]
by Tessa Afshar Published by Tyndale House Publishers Genres: Biblical Fiction, Clean Romance Daughter of Rome is an intriguing account of what the lives of Priscilla and Aquila could have been like. I was very interested in seeing the research that the author did to determine what type of environment […]
“Just two?” the hostess at the restaurant often asks as she searches beyond us as if hoping to find someone else, anyone else, to add to our party. I bristle when I hear that question. What does she mean “just” two? Aren’t “two” enough? I doubt they realize it sounds […]
The first after-school sport I played was volleyball. I was in seventh grade. I’m really not sure what prompted me to do this – I had actually never played volleyball before – unless you count what we played in the swimming pool. Yeah, no. While I would love to tell […]
As we boarded the tiny airplane, the flight attendant announced that we should ignore the seat assignments and that everyone needed to sit in the rear of the plane to balance the weight! What a way to give your passengers confidence! This was by far the smallest airplane I had […]
I have another interview with author Sandra Byrd to share with you. You can read the first part here. Have you read Lady of a Thousand Treasures yet? If not, click on that link to get to my review and pick up a copy! Sandra, thank you for visiting Among […]
I checked my watch again. Fifteen minutes had passed. Still no sign of her. Sigh.
The lady I “carpooled” with (she didn’t have a car so I did all the driving) was sooo chronically late. Not five minutes late. Twenty to twenty-five minutes. Every day.
Sandra Byrd’s newest book is soon to be released. I”m glad to have an excerpt to share with you to introduce this story. Stay tuned this month for a Scavenger Hunt for the book, my review and an interview with the author. Excerpt SEPTEMBER 1866 WATCHFIELD HOUSE, OXFORDSHIRE, ENGLAND A […]
“I am Sam.
Sam I am.
Do you like green eggs and ham?”
I loved seeing Corinth from the eyes of one of the pagans living there in the First Century A.D.