Inspiration in Everyday Things

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Most writers find inspiration in things they notice or read about—I’ve certainly read a news article and thought, “Hmm, that would make a good plot for a romantic suspense book.” For two of my romantic suspense stories, the general plotline has its roots in real life. I based Dangerous Christmas Memories on a short news item about two celebrities who tied the knot in Las Vegas but didn’t realize it was a “real” marriage until years later. In my story, the heroine literally forgot she had said “I do,” in Vegas, then disappeared while the hero spent years looking for…

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An Exotic Destination

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Have you ever wanted to visit the seven churches of The Revelation, the marble city of Ephesus, or follow Paul’s journeys? These sites are all located in what used to be known as Asia Minor, but which are in today’s country of Turkey. I spent five months in Adana, Turkey on the Incirlik Air Base there. During that time, I visited many exotic places in that amazing land from the exotic city of Istanbul to the gorgeous seacoast towns of Antalya and Alanya. A person need only drive a mile or two before bumping into an archa eological site left…

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CAN Authors Have Much to Offer!

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Your CAN authors are award winning, prolific, and sharing what’s on their hearts! Check out this weeks’ round up of good news and happenings in our writing community. Davalynn Spencer’s 2017 Western romance, An Improper Proposal, won the 2018 Christian Indie Award for Romance. An Improper Proposal is Book 1 in the Front Range Brides series. Book 2, An Unexpected Redemption, released April 26. *** New Release: No Safe Place by H. L. Wegley Releases May 21 Genre: Romantic Suspense Publisher: Trinity Press International ISBN-13:   978-0-9964937-6-5 About the book: A young man returning from the far country trying to regain his honor, and a young woman with a heart broken by…

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Nov 2014-Identity Withheld by Sandra Orchard

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After exposing an illegal adoption ring, newly named “Kara Grant” is promised safety in Witness Protection. But someone has found her—and wants her dead. If only she could trust the handsome firefighter, Jake Steele, who catches her fleeing from a suspicious fire but who thinks she’s guilty of burning her own home. About the author: Sandra Orchard is the award-winning author of inspirational romantic suspense with Love Inspired Suspense and mysteries with Revell publishing. Her novels have garnered numerous awards for romance and mystery and suspense. In addition to her busy writing schedule, Sandra enjoys speaking at events and teaching writing workshops. Sandra and her…

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HAUNTED HEARTS by Tanya Stowe

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Firefighter Scott Lunsford is haunted by his past. Tormented by loss and reeling from guilt, he hasn't been the same since a car accident claimed his girlfriend's life. He should have saved her. With his life and his faith in ruins, he takes a leave of absence and throws himself into the renovation of his turn-of-the-century house. His days are filled with renewing and rebuilding, but the nights bring voices and apparitions and Scott fears he's losing his mind….

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