Category: Blog Tours

Mar 15
WOW Blog Tour Guest Post + Giveaway: Caring Lessons’ Lois Roelofs

WOW Blog Tour Guest Post + Giveaway: Caring Lessons’ Lois Roelofs

Caring Lessons: A Nursing Professor’s Journey of Faith and Life Lois Roelofs Deep River Books October 1, 2010 224 pages Amazon RBM’s Disclaimer Lois Roelofs describes herself as a rebellious minister’s daughter, a reluctant nurse, a restless mom, and a perpetual student who eventually became a fun-loving teacher of mental health nursing. During her forty-year nursing career, she cared for patients and taught nursing students in primarily mental health and medical-surgical settings. As a caregiver, she learned the value of caring for herself and did so by changing jobs to suit her interests, going back to school more than once to feed her crave for learning, and seeking professional help when personal and family crises invaded her life. You will be amused, saddened, and inspired as you read this intimate and introspective memoir. Plus you will learn the importance of faith, family, and friendship—whatever your profession—and come away with a new appreciation of caring for yourself as well as caring for others. About The Author: Lois longed to fly the friendly skies but in 1968 minister’s daughters did not become stewardesses. They chose practical careers like teaching or nursing. For the entire first year of nursing school, Lois made weekly… Read more »

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Mar 02
CFBA Tour Preview: Ruby Dawn by Raquel Byrnes

CFBA Tour Preview: Ruby Dawn by Raquel Byrnes

This week, theChristian Fiction Blog Allianceis introducingRuby DawnWhite Rose Publishing (January 27, 2012)byRaquel ByrnesABOUT THE AUTHOR: Raquel married her college sweetheart seventeen years ago and you can still find them spending time together chatting over a cup of coffee like when they were first dating. Her husband is her biggest fan and most ardent supporter. He encourages her to take time for writing as often as he can. He regularly gives her gift cards to her favorite coffee house so that she can go there to write and relax. He has been known to whip up his famous chicken quesadillas complete with guacamole and brownies for dessert. Raquel has written books for more than a decade. She loves to do research and has taken private detective courses, gun classes, and underground tours to get every detail right for her novels. She writes romantic suspense with an edge-of-your-seat pace. Stories filled with faith, love, and adventure. In 2009 she signed with agent, Terry Burns, at Hartline Literary. Terry worked to get her Shades of Hope series sold and in 2010, White Rose Publishing purchased the three-book series. ABOUT THE BOOK A painful past. A love returns A desperate plan. Former street kid, Ruby… Read more »

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Feb 23
FIRST Wild Card Tour Preview: Frantic by Mike Dellosso

FIRST Wild Card Tour Preview: Frantic by Mike Dellosso

It is time for a FIRST Wild Card Tour book review! If you wish to join the FIRST blog alliance, just click the button. We are a group of reviewers who tour Christian books. A Wild Card post includes a brief bio of the author and a full chapter from each book toured. The reason it is called a FIRST Wild Card Tour is that you never know if the book will be fiction, non~fiction, for young, or for old…or for somewhere in between! Enjoy your free peek into the book! You never know when I might play a wild card on you! Today’s Wild Card author is:   Mike Dellosso   and the book:   Frantic Realms (February 7, 2012) ***Special thanks to Jon Wooten of Charisma House for sending me a review copy.*** ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Mike Dellosso is the author of numerous novels of suspense, including Darkness Follows, Darlington Woods, and Scream. He is an adjunct professor of writing at Lancaster Bible College and frequent contributor to Christian websites and newsletters. Mike is a member of the American Christian Fiction Writers association, the Christian Fiction Blog Alliance, the Relief Writer’s Network, and FaithWriters, and he plans to… Read more »

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Jan 26
CFBA Tour Preview: Love Blooms In Winter by Lori Copeland

CFBA Tour Preview: Love Blooms In Winter by Lori Copeland

This week, theChristian Fiction Blog Allianceis introducingLove Blooms in WinterHarvest House Publishers (January 1, 2012)byLori CopelandABOUT THE AUTHOR: Lori lives in the beautiful Ozarks with her husband Lance. Lance and Lori have three sons, three daughter-in-laws, and six wonderful grandchildren, and two great-granddaughters. Lance and Lori are very involved in their church, and active in supporting mission work in Mali, West Africa. Lori began her writing career in 1982, writing for the secular book market. In 1995, after many years of writing, Lori sensed that God was calling her to use her gift of writing to honor Him. It was at that time that Lori began writing for the Christian book market. To date, she has had over 100 books published. ABOUT THE BOOK A romantic new book from bestselling author Lori Copeland that portrays God’s miraculous provision even when none seems possible. 1892—Mae Wilkey’s sweet next-door neighbor, Pauline, is suffering from old age and dementia and desperately needs family to come help her. But Pauline can’t recall having kin remaining. Mae searches through her desk and finds a name—Tom Curtis, who may just be the answer to their prayers. Tom can’t remember an old aunt named Pauline, but if… Read more »

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Jan 23
FIRST WildCard Tour Preview: Firethorn by Ronie Kendig

FIRST WildCard Tour Preview: Firethorn by Ronie Kendig

It is time for a FIRST Wild Card Tour book review! If you wish to join the FIRST blog alliance, just click the button. We are a group of reviewers who tour Christian books. A Wild Card post includes a brief bio of the author and a full chapter from each book toured. The reason it is called a FIRST Wild Card Tour is that you never know if the book will be fiction, non~fiction, for young, or for old…or for somewhere in between! Enjoy your free peek into the book! You never know when I might play a wild card on you! Today’s Wild Card author is:   Ronie Kendig   and the book:   Firethorn, Discarded Heroes #4 Barbour Books; Discarded Heroes edition (2012) ***Special thanks to Ronie Kendig for sending me a review copy.*** ABOUT THE AUTHOR: An Army brat, Ronie Kendig grew up in the classic military family, with her father often TDY and her mother holding down the proverbial fort. Their family moved often, which left Ronie attending six schools by the time she’d entered fourth grade. Her only respite and “friends” during this time were the characters she created. It was no surprise when… Read more »

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Jan 20
CFBA Tour Preview: The Mulligans of Mt. Jefferson by Don Reid

CFBA Tour Preview: The Mulligans of Mt. Jefferson by Don Reid

This week, theChristian Fiction Blog Allianceis introducingThe Mulligans of Mt JeffersonDavid C. Cook (January 1, 2012)byDon ReidABOUT THE AUTHOR: Don is one of the original members of the STATLER BROTHERS, the most award-winning act in the history of country music. He and his brother and two friends began singing in their hometown of Staunton, Virginia when Don was only fourteen years old. Working all over their home and neighboring states as a part time group, they were discovered in 1964 by Johnny Cash and given their first record contract. By the time Don was 20 years old, the STATLERS had their first major, world-wide hit record with FLOWERS ON THE WALL, which started a string of hits that generated a career in the music industry that lasted for four decades. The STATLERS have been recipients of multiple industry awards: It wasn’t until the STATLER BROTHERS decided to retire from traveling in 2002 that Don pursued his writing career to another level. Having songwriting and scriptwriting under his belt, the next obvious step was to write a book. And that book was the scripture based HEROES AND OUTLAWS OF THE BIBLE published in June of 2002 by New Leaf Press. He… Read more »

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Jan 19
FIRST WildCard Tour Preview: Love Blooms In Winter  by Lori Copeland

FIRST WildCard Tour Preview: Love Blooms In Winter by Lori Copeland

It is time for a FIRST Wild Card Tour book review! If you wish to join the FIRST blog alliance, just click the button. We are a group of reviewers who tour Christian books. A Wild Card post includes a brief bio of the author and a full chapter from each book toured. The reason it is called a FIRST Wild Card Tour is that you never know if the book will be fiction, non~fiction, for young, or for old…or for somewhere in between! Enjoy your free peek into the book! You never know when I might play a wild card on you! Today’s Wild Card author is:   Lori Copeland   and the book:   Love Blooms in Winter (The Dakota Diaries) Harvest House Publishers (January 1, 2012) ***Special thanks to Karri | Marketing Assistant |Harvest House Publishers for sending me a review copy.*** ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Lori Copeland is the author of more than 90 titles, both historical and contemporary fiction. With more than 3 million copies of her books in print, she has developed a loyal following among her rapidly growing fans in the inspirational market. She has been honored with the Romantic Times Reviewer’s Choice Award, The Holt Medallion,… Read more »

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Jan 12
CFBA Tour Preview: His Steadfast Love by Golden Keyes Parsons

CFBA Tour Preview: His Steadfast Love by Golden Keyes Parsons

This week, theChristian Fiction Blog Allianceis introducingHis Steadfast LoveThomas Nelson (November 1, 2011)byGolden Keyes ParsonsABOUT THE AUTHOR: Golden Keyes Parsons writes historical fiction for Thomas Nelson Publishing, and is also a popular retreat/conference speaker. Her highly acclaimed Darkness to Light Series chronicled the journey of her French Huguenot ancestors in 17th century France. Her newest novel, His Steadfast Love, a Civil War novel set in Texas, just released November 2011. Golden lives in Waco, TX, with her husband, Blaine, where they enjoy their children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren and are avid sports fan of their alma mater, Baylor University. ABOUT THE BOOK It isn’t until the Civil War comes to her doorstep that Amanda Bell must choose between love and family. It’s the spring of 1861 on the Gulf Coast of Texas. Amanda never thought she would marry because of a promise she made to her dying mother, but her attraction to Captain Kent Littlefield is undeniable. When Texas secedes from the Union, her brother Daniel aligns with the Confederate States, while Kent remains with the Union troops. Her heart is torn between the two men she is closest to and the two sides of the conflict. Amanda prays to God… Read more »

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Jan 02
PUYB Tour Spotlight: Rise Of The Vampire by Joann Harris

PUYB Tour Spotlight: Rise Of The Vampire by Joann Harris

Rise Of The Vampire Joann Harris Esquire Publications March 8,2011 207 pages Amazon RBM’s Disclaimer In a note to Jemi If you’re reading this, then I’m gone. I’m not sure what I might have told you by the time you read this letter, but I would like to tell you about my past, I know we’ve always kept our history a secret from one another, but it seems time is no longer on my side. And knowing how my own past has haunted me is enough. I’m still not sure how I’ve died, but I do feel you should know why it happened… About The Author: Joann was born in Durham, North Carolina. She has three wonderful children. She started writing at the age of nine years old, just little stories, and really got into horror at the age of nineteen. It was at that point that she knew she was meant to be a horror writer, even though she tried to write other genres. Rise of the Vampire is her first book.

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Dec 13
PUYB Spotlight & Giveaway: Death On A High Floor by Charles Rosenburg

PUYB Spotlight & Giveaway: Death On A High Floor by Charles Rosenburg

No one is surprised when Simon Rafer, the much-despised managing partner in the large international law firm, Marbury Marfan, turns up dead – with an ornate dagger buried between his shoulder blades. Rafer, an abusive boss, had many enemies, but the prime suspect becomes firm senior partner Robert Tarza, at least according to one Detective Spritz. With Jenna James, his friend and colleague, Tarza sets out to find the real killer or killers before Spritz assembles enough evidence to put Tarza away for life. That’s the supercharged premise of attorney-writer-legal analyst Charles “Chuck” Rosenberg’s first novel, DEATH ON A HIGH FLOOR. But wait, there’s more. The plot also revolves around an infamous ancient Roman coin, the “EID MAR” (Ides of March) denarius, which Brutus struck, complete with double daggers on the back, and handed out to his troops to celebrate his assassination of Julius Caesar. The question becomes, is it real or fake? Call it “Presumed Innocent” meets “The Da Vinci Code.” Rosenberg, who has extensive experience as a legal script consultant to prime-time TV legal dramas, has been inspired by best-selling legal thriller writers like Scott Turow and John Grisham, but equally by TV producers like Stephen Bochco (“L.A…. Read more »

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