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The Story Behind The Backcountry Brides Collection | Paperback Giveaway

Hi, I’m Carrie Fancett Pagels, the founder of Colonial American Christian Writers group and the Administrator of our group blog, Colonial Quills (www.colonialquills.org). Two decades ago I got interested in colonial history when we moved to Virginia and about a decade ago about my genealogy. It turned out that I had a lot of ancestors… Continue reading The Story Behind The Backcountry Brides Collection | Paperback Giveaway

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Authors, Novels & National Parks – Crater Lake by Renee Riva

MY CRATER LAKE LEGACY By Renee Riva Crater Lake National Park, Oregon, Washington As a nature and animal lover, National Parks have always been dear to my heart. I was a child of the 1960’s who had the freedom of running wild in the woods all day so long as I was home for dinner.… Continue reading Authors, Novels & National Parks – Crater Lake by Renee Riva

Historical Fiction

Book Review | Where the Fire Falls by Karen Barnett

“Faith can move mountains, but time spent in the mountains sometimes moves us toward faith.”  —Clark Johnson, Where the Fire Falls Karen Barnett’s Vintage National Parks Novels are proving to be the perfect series for those of us who are both bookish and nature loving. In Where the Fire Falls, readers experience Yosemite National Park… Continue reading Book Review | Where the Fire Falls by Karen Barnett

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Book Spotlight: Amongst the Roses + A Launch Party Invitation

Hello, book lovers! Instead of a book review this week, I wanted to draw your attention to a new historical fiction novel that’s coming our way. Are you familiar with Christian author Meghan M. Gorecki? She’s the author of God’s Will and a Christmas novella—Wrapped in Red. On April 12th, she will be releasing a new… Continue reading Book Spotlight: Amongst the Roses + A Launch Party Invitation

Historical Fiction

Review: The Hidden Side by Heidi Chiavaroli

New York, 2016 Natalie Abbott offers answers for hurting listeners on her popular radio program. But she struggles to connect with her teenagers, with her daughter in an unhealthy relationship and her son uncommunicative and isolated. When one member of the family commits an unspeakable act, Natalie is forced to uncover who she truly is… Continue reading Review: The Hidden Side by Heidi Chiavaroli

Historical Fiction

A Refuge Assured by Jocelyn Green

“Let us be instruments of grace in the lives of others for as long as we’re able.” -Tante Rose, A Refuge Assured Jocelyn Green makes history come alive each time I pick up one of her novels. Whether she is writing about the Civil War, French Colonial America, or émigrés of the French Revolution—history, human… Continue reading A Refuge Assured by Jocelyn Green

Historical Fiction

The Mayflower Bride by Kimberley Woodhouse

My Thoughts Years ago, my husband and I took a tour of the Mayflower II, a replica of the historic vessel that delivered Saints and Strangers to the New World. Kimberley Woodhouse drew those memories to the forefront of my mind as I began reading her newest novel, The Mayflower Bride. Pairing the two together, I felt… Continue reading The Mayflower Bride by Kimberley Woodhouse