It’s a Grove Girl Giveaway!

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It’s December, and the Grove Girls have come together for a massive giveaway. This is your chance to enter for a chance to win a slew of books and gift cards. Love Christmas? Love #giveaways? Join the #GroveGirls for a giveaway. Enter at @cara_putman website. Click To Tweet Just enter using the form below and be sure to spread the …

You did it! First 5 chapters of Imperfect Justice

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You asked and here they are: The first five chapters of Imperfect Justice.  RT Magazine gave Imperfect Justice 4 stars and said, “This page-turner is smart, thoughtful and appealing to readers who enjoy legal thrillers and solid mysteries.” Library Journal gave it a starred review and said, “The dual story lines of ­Kaylene’s murder and Emilie’s stalker combine to make …

Fiction Friday historicals and a giveaway!

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It’s Fiction Friday and today that means I’m looking at two historicals that just released and I really enjoyed. Also, if you read to the end I’m giving away a copy of Jaime Jo Wright’s The House on Foster Hill. I enjoyed this book so much that I endorsed it and now I want to share a copy with one …

Bookish News

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Today, I wanted to update you on some fun bookish news. First! Beyond Justice is on ebook sale for $1.99 this week!! Just click here to get a link to your favorite ebook retailer. If you haven’t read Beyond Justice yet, this is the perfect time to nab it and inhale it before Imperfect Justice releases December 5th. Love Christian fiction? …

Happy Thanksgiving

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The holidays can be really hard for some. This week my mother-in-law lost her brother and a friend. That is casting a shadow over Thanksgiving. This has been a good, yet very challenging year for me. So thankfulness is more days a choice than a feeling. Finding it hard to feel #thankful this year? @cara_putman shares some perspective shifting verses. …

Evolution of a Cover

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Imperfect Justice, book 2 in the Hidden Justice series releases in a few weeks, so I thought I’d show you the evolution of the cover. This book is part of a series that is focused on a group of women who become lifetime friends while in a study group in law school. Their friendship has continued….

Hope, Where Aren’t Thou?

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God promises that when we place our hope in Him, we will not be disappointed (Isaiah 49:23). He promises that His eyes are on those who fear Him and hope in His unfailing love. (Psalm 33:18). David also asks in that Psalm “May Your unfailing love rest upon us, O Lord, even as we put our hope in You.” (Psalm 33:22). There’s an action there. I have to place my hope in the Lord. How can I do that when I don’t feel hope? Is this a fake it till you make it scenario? Or is there something deeper? These are the kinds of questions I’m wrestling with right now. 

Fiction Friday: Canteen Dreams is Free

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Every book baby is exciting for an author but there’s something special about that first one. The one that first made it’s way into the world and proved I had a story worth telling. And it’s appropriate I’m telling you about my first on Veteran’s Day. Canteen Dreams was my first. It one the Carol Award for Short Historical, which …

Fiction Friday: Vanishing Point & Blind Spot

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Yesterday I turned in Delayed Justice, the third book in the Hidden Justice series, at about two in the morning. Technically, it was still deadline day…sort of. Writing is one of those love/hate relationships. I like how Jaime’s story turned out, yet at the same time, I’m sure there will be plenty to fix in edits. The good news is that the bones are there and the spiritual thread works…I think. This is why I have editors…to let me know what really works.