A Chat with Author Kathi Macias

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Christmas Greetings from Sarah Sundin in California! Today I have the pleasure of interviewing author Kathi Macias. Kathi’s many fiction and nonfiction books explore weighty topics and have won numerous awards. Even better, Kathi is known for her encouraging and generous spirit. Kathi, please tell us about your book, To the Moon and Back. Alzheimer’s had invaded their home and their lives, though no one seemed ready to admit this diagnosis. Can this fractured family find its way to a place of healing, or will the darkness prevail, destroying them all? Unconditional love is their only hope…but how are they…

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Tips From the Pros: Kathi Macias

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Davalynn Spencer here, so happy to welcome our Pro for the week, Kathi Macias, who first introduced me to the Christian Authors Network. I’m honored to host this author of forty-seven books on her return visit. Kathi, tell us a few of your latest titles. A Christmas Gift; The 12 Days of Christmas; The Singing Quilt; The 40-Day Devotional Challenge You were last featured on the CAN blog in 2009. What are the chief lessons you’ve learned about the writing life since then?

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A Christmas Gift by Kathi Macias

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A Christmas Gift, Julia knew firsthand that Chiapas was not a safe place. Could a simple man’s faith and love be enough to make her stay? About the author: Kathi Macias is a wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother—and the award-winning author of nearly 50 books. She and her husband call SoCal home.   NEW RELEASES are posted by Christine Lindsay the author of the Multi-Award-Winning historical novels Shadowed in Silk, Captured by Moonlight and newly released Veiled at Midnight.

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NEW RELEASE March 3, 2013—The Singing Quilt by Kathi Macias

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The Singing Quilt, Book 3 in The Quilt Series,  Jolissa Montoya believes God is calling her to work with the disadvantaged children in her inner-city neighborhood. There’s only one problem: The children wouldn’t be able to understand her. Jolissa suffers from a speech impediment and has a thick accent because Spanish is her first language….

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Last Chance Justice by Kathi Macias–A new release May 1

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Welcome to Bloomfield, where life is simple, love is real, and stories are shared. Lynn Myers is still reeling from losing her husband of thirty-five years when word comes that her only sibling, an older brother, has also died. With no one else to settle the estate, she must return to her small hometown of Bloomfield, however briefly, to settle his affairs. Lynn’s daughter, Rachel, has just graduated from Bible college and with no other commitments comes along to sort through her uncle’s huge old home, right next to the local cemetery.

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The Deliverer by Kathi Macias – A New Release

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The Deliverer picks up just months after Special Delivery leaves off, continuing with the stories of Mara, freed from slavery but still struggling with scars and memories from the past; Jonathan, attending Bible college but strongly drawn to Mara, despite her past; and Lawan, having escaped the brothel in Thailand and miraculously reunited with her younger sister in the US and adopted by the same family. Will Mara be able to move past the pain and hatred that bind her, even if it means traveling back to the place where her parents betrayed her and sold her into sexual slavery?…

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Special Delivery by Kathi Macias – A New Release

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Special Delivery   In book two of the “Freedom” series, readers find Mara fighting against her attraction to Bible college student Jonathan Flannery even while wrestling with risking her own precarious safety to become involved in the rescue of another girl who is pregnant and desperately wants to escape her captors and save her own life, as well as her child’s. Halfway around the world in a brothel in Thailand, a young girl is rescued with the promise of being reunited with her younger sister who was adopted by an interracial couple in the States, friends of Jonathan’s family. Meanwhile,…

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CAN Book Feature: People of the Book by Kathi Macias

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  People of the Book Author and website link: Kathi Macias ISBN: 978-1-59669-282-4  Eighteen-year-old Farah, who lives in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, with her family, wants nothing more than to develop a deeper, more meaningful devotion to her Muslim faith. She sees the month of Ramadan as her chance to draw nearer to Allah, and she pursues that goal throughout the holiday. All goes well until the prophet Isa—Jesus—appears to her in a dream and calls her to Himself. At the same time, her only brother, Kareem, who has never liked Farah, actively seeks an opportunity to expose her for the…

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CAN Book Feature: More Than Conquerors by Kathi Macias

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More than Conquerors  Book two of the four-book Extreme Devotion series from New Hope Publishers ISBN-10: 1596692839  ISBN-13: 978-1596692831  Release Date: April 5, 2010   With violent crime on the rise and the political climate changing throughout certain parts of Mexico, the opportunity for open Christian witness, particularly in some areas of Chiapas State, is rapidly decreasing. Hector Rodriguez pastors a small church in the tourist-popular border town of Tijuana. He also routinely carries Bibles deeper into the hostile areas of Mexico, where he ministers despite increasing difficulty and persecution. Hector’s mother accompanied him on one of those trips and felt God called her to stay in…

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CAN Book Feature: No Greater Love by Kathi Macias

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 No Greater Love  Book one of the four-book Extreme Devotion series from New Hope Publishers ISBN-10: 1596692774  ISBN-13: 978-1596692770  Release date: April 5, 2010   Orphaned four years earlier when their parents, active in the African National Congress (ANC) movement against Apartheid, were murdered, 16-year-old Chioma and her 15-year-old brother, Masozi, now live and work on an Afrikaner family’s farm. When Chioma and Andrew, the farm owner’s son, find themselves attracted to one another, tragedy revisits their lives. Chioma escapes to join an ANC rebel band in her effort to survive and gain revenge for her family and race. When cultures clash…

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