Today, I am thrilled to welcome Connilyn Cossette to Interviews & Reviews once again! Connilyn is our book of the month winner for August, for Voice of the Ancient. Known for her captivating biblical fiction novels, Connilyn successfully carved out her own space in the genre by fictionalizing characters and storylines that take place against the backdrop of major biblical events mentioned in scripture. Launching a new series marked by impeccable research and stellar writing, Connilyn brings to life the first years of King Saul’s reign in Voice of the Ancient, book one in THE KING’S MEN series, which fans of Tessa Ashfar, Angela Hunt, and Jill Eileen Smith won’t want to miss.
Today's interview comes to us via Bethany House and I'm thrilled that I can share it with you here. And since Voice of the Ancient was I & R's August book of the month, we are giving away one print copy to someone in Canada and one print copy to someone in the States!
Welcome to I & R Connilyn!
Today I am please to welcome author Angela Hunt to I & R. Angela is a New York Times bestselling author of more than 150 published books, with nearly 6 million copies of her books sold worldwide. Angela’s novels have won or been nominated for the RWA RITA Award, the Christy Award, the ECPA Christian Book Award, and the Holt Medallion. Four of her novels have received ForeWord Magazine’s Book of the Year Award, and Angela is the recipient of a Lifetime Achievement Award from both the Romantic Times Book Club and ACFW. Angela holds a doctorate in biblical studies and another in theology. She and her husband make their home in Florida.
Today, Angela is going to talk to us about her latest book (and our Book of the Month for July), The Woman From Lydia. And we are giving away a print copy to one lucky winner in Canada and one winner in the States!
Angela, welcome to Interviews & Reviews!
Today please welcome author Victor Chukwu to Interviews & Reviews. Victor is the founder and Senior Pastor of Peace of God Ministry, centered on building youths and young adults for Christ. He started his walk with God at the age of seven and by the grace of God, he has been following God closely, amidst life's challenges, up to this day. He believes the best life you could live is at the center of God’s will and purpose. His passion is to see people saved by God’s grace and empowered for God’s use. He is also a gospel musician, physician, and bio-statistician. He is married to Esther, and blessed with three children, Shalom, Shiloh & Salma. Today, he is going to talk to us about his book Making Life-Changing Decisions.
Today I am so pleased to welcome our Book of the Month winner Karen Witemeyer, to I & R. Voted #1 Reader’s Favorite Christian Romance Author of 2019 by Family Fiction Magazine, bestselling and Carol Award–winning author Karen Witemeyer offers warmhearted historical romance with a flair for humor, feisty heroines, and swoon-worthy Texas heroes. She makes her home in Abilene, Texas, with her husband and three children. And today you can win a copy of her latest book, Fairest of Heart!
Today, I am pleased to welcome author Rob Seabrook to Interviews & Reviews. Rob lives and works in beautiful Devon, is married to Gemma, with three grown up children, Bruno the dog and some chickens. As foster carers, together they have gained insight into the impact of trauma on children, and have seen that rebuilding a life takes endless patience, full acceptance, love and care, and there is always room for second chances. It is this experience that part inspired the context for Beneath the Tamarisk Tree, which he is going to talk to us about today. And as an added bonus, Rob is giving away a signed copy in the U.K. and an eBook outside the U.K.
Rob, welcome to I & R!
Today, I am so pleased to welcome author Shelley Shepard Gray to Interviews & Reviews. Shelley is the New York Times and USA Today bestselling author of more than 100 books. Two-time winner of the HOLT Medallion and a Carol Award finalist, Gray lives in Ohio, where she writes full-time, bakes too much, and can often be found walking her dachshunds on her town’s bike trail.
Today, Shelley is going to talk about her latest book, Her Heart’s Desire, and, on behalf of Shelley, Revell is giving away one copy to three lucky winners in the U.S.
Shelley, welcome to I & R!
Today I am very pleased to welcome author Carmen Schober to I & R. Carmen (www.carmenschober.com), author of After She Falls and Pretty Little Pieces, is a wife and mother, a proud Cuban-American, and a woman of eclectic interests, ranging from gritty combative sports to feminine design shows. She writes unexpected romance novels for the modern woman, with relatable but inspirational heroines and heroes. When she's not writing fiction, she blogs about Christianity, motherhood, writing, and everything in between. She earned a master's degree in English literature and creative writing from Kansas State, and she currently lives in Manhattan, Kansas.
Today, Carmen is going to talk to us about her latest novel Pretty Little Pieces and she is giving one eBook copy away! Carmen, welcome to Interviews & Reviews!
Today, I am pleased to welcome author Mary L. Hamilton to Interviews & Reviews! Mary has written three books for young teens and two adult mysteries. She finds inspiration for her novels in real-life situations, and her stories feature characters who struggle in various aspects of faith. When not writing, Mary enjoys reading, knitting, playing with her dog, and quiet evenings at home with her husband. They have three grown children and two cute grandsons. You can find out more about Mary's books through her website at https://maryhamiltonbooks.com/.
Today, Mary is going to talk to us about her latest book, Dead Air. And she is giving away an ebook copy to one lucky winner!
Mary, welcome to I & R!
Today I am pleased to welcome James Vogelzang to I & R. After 30 years in the investment management marketing business, James created Doing HIS Time Prison Ministry (www.doinghistime.org) a ministry to inmates, ex-offenders and their families. In 2000, he began work on a prison devotional. Still active in the ministry, he lives with his wife of 49 years in Santa Barbara, CA. Today, he is talking to us about his latest book, Come and See and he is giving away one print copy and one eBook!
James, welcome to Interviews & Reviews!
Today, we welcome author Larry A. Lee to Interviews & Reviews. Larry is the author of Out of the Field. This memoir talks about when he chose to defend his mother against his alcoholic father’s physical abuse. Three years later his mother died. Alone and abandoned this memoir shares how Larry found hope again.
Larry is a retired First Responder and writes from his home in Yukon, OK, and today he will talk about his book Out of the Field, giving one printed copy and two Kindle editions away.
Larry, welcome to I & R!