Tag: Single Parent

A Bedazzling Christmas by Tanya Stowe – Book Review, Preview

A Bedazzling Christmas by Tanya Stowe – Book Review, Preview

by Phyllis Helton
January 7, 2019
Book Reviews

A Bedazzling Christmas is part of the second collection, Love at the Christmas Inn. The stories are tied together by the inn. Each story stands alone. My review is for A Bedazzling Christmas by Tanya Stowe. Lauren and Shaun had met and fell in love at the Christmas Inn but […]


This Homeward Journey by Misty M. Beller – Book Review, Preview

This Homeward Journey by Misty M. Beller – Book Review, Preview

Have you ever wonder how the early Christians really felt about having the man who had spent so much time persecuting them in their midst? How often did they think that Saul’s conversion was just a ploy to get access to their leaders? Was distrust the reason he spent all […]


Her Hope Discovered by Cynthia Herron – Book Review, Preview

Her Hope Discovered by Cynthia Herron – Book Review, Preview

by Cynthia Herron Published by Mountain Brook Ink Genres: Christian Fiction, Clean Romance What do you think of when you hear “debut author” or “debut book”? I have to confess that my thoughts have changed this year. I used to think a debut novel meant that it might be okay […]




Comfort & Joy by Alana Terry, Toni Shiloh, Cathe Swanson, Chautona Havig – Book Review, Preview

Comfort & Joy by Alana Terry, Toni Shiloh, Cathe Swanson, Chautona Havig – Book Review, Preview

The four stories in this collection are all very different from each other. Starting with intense suspense set in Alaska, moving to a bookstore in a small town in New York, then to a dyslexic dress designer in Minnesota, and finally, to a small town somewhere in the Midwest with […]


Season of Joy by Alexa Verde – Book Review, Preview

Season of Joy by Alexa Verde – Book Review, Preview

I am happy to share with you an interview with author Alexa Verde that first appeared on Diversity Between the Pages, a blog that I am an occasional contributor for. Following the interview I will share my thoughts on her book, Season of Joy. Phyllis: Tell me something about Season […]


The Rancher’s Redemption by Melinda Curtis – Book Review, Preview

The Rancher’s Redemption by Melinda Curtis – Book Review, Preview

by Phyllis Helton
November 15, 2018
Book Reviews

I have really been enjoying the Return of the Blackwell Brothers series! Each of the authors has written a story that works so well with the others. I love the concept of each of the five brothers being called back to help with their grandfather’s ranch, one by one, in […]


The Christmas Heirloom Collection by Multiple Authors – Book Review, Preview

The Christmas Heirloom Collection by Multiple Authors – Book Review, Preview

by Phyllis Helton
October 13, 2018
Book Reviews

To prepare you for this book, I want to share a brief portion of the description of a luckenbooth. While it is not necessary for understanding the novellas, this additional insight is interesting to me and so I thought it might pique your interest as well. The enduring appeal of […]


The Reluctant Warrior by Mary Connealy – Book Review, Preview

The Reluctant Warrior by Mary Connealy – Book Review, Preview

by Phyllis Helton
October 8, 2018
Book Reviews

I was excited to have my wait for The Reluctant Warrior come to an end. When I finished The Accidental Guardian I knew I wanted to read the rest of this series. Fortunately, the wait between stories was not too long. The saga of the Sierras continues with all my favorite characters […]