A Chat with Author Kathleen Rouser

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Davalynn Spencer here, welcoming author Kathleen Rouser with her historical romance, Secrets and Wishes, set in Stone Creek, Michigan, in 1901. Kathleen, please give us a brief overview of the story. Widowed Maggie Galloway and Thomas Harper clash after their sons collide in a fistfight. When an epidemic reaches Stone Creek and a snake-oil salesman’s potions put innocent children in danger, Thomas and Maggie must work together to save lives. Maggie not only battles to help the townsfolk, she also battles to know which man—Thomas or her former beau—deserves to win her heart.  What an intriguing plot. I understand this…

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A Chat with Author Edie Melson

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Greetings from Marti Pieper in rainy, wintry Seneca, South Carolina! As I type this, I’m waving east to my friend Edie Melson, also a resident of this beautiful state. I’m thrilled to introduce an accomplished writer such as Edie to you today, so let’s get started. Welcome to the CAN blog, Edie. Would you please tell us a bit about Soul Care When You’re Grieving? Grief is difficult. We all experience it—and we experience it differently. There is no right or wrong way to face loss, yet many of us feel we could be coping better. Going through loss narrows…

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A Chat with Author Carla Hoch

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Greetings from Sarah Sundin! Today I have the joy of interviewing Carla Hoch, who turned her martial arts skills and her writing skills into a blog and a book that are amazing resources for other writers! Plus, she’s just an all-around interesting person–enjoy! Welcome, Carla! Please tell us about your book, Fight Write. In Fight Write writers will learn practical tips, terminology, and the science behind crafting realistic scenes of fighting, action and violence. From before the altercation to after the decomposition, Fight Write has you covered, What an incredible idea for a book! What inspired you to write it?…

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A Chat with Author Janet Morris Grimes

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Greetings from Sarah Sundin in California! Today I have the joy of interviewing one of our newest members of CAN, debut novelist Janet Morris Grimes! Welcome, Janet! Please tell us about your book, Solomon’s Porch. I first read of Solomon’s Porch in the book of Acts. It’s a place where Jesus walked and Peter healed a lame man. I envisioned a modern-day place of hope and healing, at a time when our wounds are invisible and run so deep we pretend not to notice them. And a town called Ginger Ridge was born.    Beautiful concept! What inspired you to write…

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A Chat with Author Debbi Migit

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Greetings from Marti Pieper in getting-ready-for-Christmas Seneca, South Carolina, where I just finished decorating our tree! Let’s move our attention away from Christmas for a moment, though, so we can focus on the subject to today’s author interview, Debbi Migit. Welcome, Debbi, to the CAN blog! Please tell us about your book October Outlaw. Jess Thomas gains the attention of two outlaws. One is a man, one a beast. When they terrorize the people she loves, Jess is determined to face the danger—alone. Cole McBride respects Jess’s courage but fears someday she’ll take one risk too many.  And what inspired…

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A Chat with Author Delores Topliff

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Warm near-Thanksgiving greetings from Marti Pieper in Seneca, South Carolina, where we had our first frost of the season last night. Although I haven’t met Delores Topliff in person, I am so excited to share this author interview. That’s especially true because her upcoming book fits into the “most wonderful time of the year,” which happens to be my favorite season—and my favorite novel-season as well! So without further ado—let’s get started with today’s interview.

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A Chat with Author Kathy Harris

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Greetings from Sarah Sundin in California! Today I’m visiting with my Tennessee friend, multi-published author Kathy Harris, who made a “divine detour” from her career in the music industry to writing novels. Come and see how her fascinating background plays out in her writing!

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