Today, I am pleased to welcome author Cheryl Colwell to I & R. Cheryl loves to travel and being home with family and friends. She loves authentic conversations, the gifts of faith and writing, and people who are passionate about life. She invites her readers to stunning locations where they meet mysterious strangers and encounter unexpected danger. Her suspense stories are inspired by history and museum finds from the places she visits. You’ll be kept guessing what is fact and what is fiction. And whodunnit.
Today, Cheryl is going to talk about her latest book Astoria Rumors and she is giving away a copy!
Welcome to I & R Cheryl!
Today, I am very excited to welcome author Amanda Dykes to Interviews & Reviews. Amanda is a drinker of tea, dweller of redemption, and spinner of hope-filled tales. A former English teacher, she’s the author of Whose Waves These Are, a Booklist 2019 Top Ten debut and Inspy Award winner, as well as her freshly released novel, Set the Stars Alight, and three novellas.
Find her online at www.AmandaDykes.com.
Set the Stars Alight is also a finalist for our Book of the Year Awards. And Amanda is graciously giving away one print copy to one lucky winner in the USA, or an ebook to one lucky winner outside the U.S.
Amanda, welcome to Interviews & Reviews!
Today, please join me in welcoming author Robert Russell to I & R. A non-fiction Christian author, Robert Lloyd Russell has won 11 book awards. He is also the editor of a unique book containing transcribed spoken messages of martyred missionary Jim Elliot. Jim’s father was one of Mr. Russell’s spiritual mentors.
Robert earned a Master of Christian Leadership degree from Western Seminary. He is a popular adult Bible Study leader and refers to himself as a simple A-B-C kind of guy. Christian Author, Christian Blogger, and Christian Consultant and Coach. His blog is entitled Abundant Life Now and has been read in over 200 hundred countries.
Today he is going to talk to us about his latest book God's Desire: How to Please God. And he is giving away 5 ebooks to 5 lucky winners!
Robert, welcome to Interviews & Reviews!
Please join me in welcoming author Ann Marie Bryan to I & R!
Ann Marie Bryan is a multi-talented leader with a passion for excellence. She is the CEO and Founder of Victorious By Design, an organization committed to providing top quality writing services, comprehensive author services, and exceptional performing arts services to meet the unique needs of individuals and organizations.
A Christian Fiction author, Ann Marie writes to educate, inspire, and empower others. She desires to tell great stories with fascinating characters to show the awesome power of God in the lives of people and places. Her celebrated bestselling Encounters of the Heart series blends faith and romance that test the resilience of love.
Ann Marie’s greatest passion is to empower others to succeed by tapping into their God-given potential. She enjoys writing, reading, dancing, teaching, meeting people, and traveling. With all the knowledge and experiences with which God has so graciously blessed her, Ann Marie is determined to make her life a ministry for the Lord.
Today, Ann Marie is introducing us to her latest book Dream Again and she is giving away one print copy in the U.S. and two eBooks internationally. Welcome, Ann Marie!
Today, I am pleased to welcome author Amanda Cox, whose debut novel, The Edge of Belonging, put her on my new favourite author list!
Amanda is a blogger and a curriculum developer for a national nonprofit youth leadership organization, but her first love is communicating through story. She holds a bachelor’s degree in Bible and theology and a master’s degree in professional counseling. Her studies and her interactions with hurting families over a decade have allowed her to create multidimensional characters that connect emotionally with readers. Something I can definitely attest to!
The Edge of Belonging is a "must-read." It comes out on September 8th, and to celebrate Amanda's debut, Revell is giving away 4 print copies in the States and one ebook for those outside of the U.S.!
Amanda, welcome to Interviews & Reviews!
Today I am pleased to welcome Joiya Morrison-Efemini to I & R. Joiya is a wife, former attorney and current stay-at-home mom of four fantastic kiddos. Joiya began writing off and on in 2012 after she realized that returning to a law career wasn't conducive to happily raising four kids. In 2017 her first publication, a collection of short stories, The Notes They Played, was released. And, in 2019, her first novel, The Impossible, was published. Today, she is going to talk to us about her latest book Petrified Flowers.
Today, please join me in welcoming Cleopatra Margot to Interviews & Reviews. Cleopatra resides with her family and their golden retriever in small town, rural Nebraska. Inspiration for her novels comes from both real life and fictional characters and storylines in her brain. The town of Believe is based on her own hometown, but with embellishments.
She and her two younger siblings are homeschooled, and enjoy traveling with their parents and the dog. When she’s not writing, Cleopatra enjoys Bible journaling, time with family and friends, playing cards, being outside (when it’s not subfreezing temps), laughing, singing, and enjoying life.
Today, Cleo is going to talk to us about her latest book Healing Their Hearts. And she is giving away one print copy to someone in the U.S. and one ebook to those outside the U.S.
Cleo, welcome to Interviews & Reviews!
Today, I am so very excited to welcome author Michelle Griep whose book, The House at the End of the Moor, won our April Book of the Month. A Christy award winner, Michelle has been writing since she first discovered blank wall space and Crayolas. She is the author of historical romances: The House at the End of the Moor, Once Upon a Dickens Christmas, The Noble Guardian, The Captured Bride, The Innkeeper’s Daughter, The Captive Heart, Brentwood’s Ward, A Heart Deceived, and Gallimore, but also leaped the historical fence into the realm of contemporary with the zany romantic mystery Out of the Frying Pan. If you’d like to keep up with her escapades, find her at www.michellegriep.com or stalk her on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, or Pinterest.
For this interview I opened up the floor to the I & R Review Team, so these questions all come from them. In addition, Michelle is giving away one print copy of The House at the End of Moor to one lucky winner in the U.S.!
Today, I am pleased to welcome Amanda Barratt to Interviews & Reviews. Amanda is the ECPA best-selling author of over a dozen novels and novellas, including My Dearest Dietrich: A Novel of Dietrich Bonhoeffer's Lost Love. She is a member of American Christian Fiction Writers and a two-time FHL Reader’s Choice Award finalist. She and her family live in northern Michigan. Visit her at www.amandabarratt.net.
Today, Amanda is going to talk about her latest book The White Rose Resists inspired by a true story set in WWII. Amanda welcome to I & R!
Today I am very pleased to welcome author Sarah Sundin to I & R. Sarah was our February Book of the Month winner for The Land Beneath Us. She is a bestselling author of historical novels, including The Land Beneath Us, The Sky Above Us, and The Sea Before Us. Her novel The Sea Before Us won the 2019 Reader’s Choice Award from Faith, Hope, and Love, When Tides Turn and Through Waters Deep were named to Booklist’s “101 Best Romance Novels of the Last 10 Years,” and Through Waters Deep was a finalist for the 2016 Carol Award and won the INSPY Award. A mother of three, Sarah lives in California and teaches Sunday school and Bible study. She also enjoys speaking for church, community, and writers’ groups. http://www.sarahsundin.com.
Sarah, welcome to Interviews & Reviews!