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Sunday, February 6, 2011

Kimberly Stuart, Bryan Davis, free Christian fiction and more (Feb 4)

This newsletter was sent out to subscribers February 4, 2011.

New from Kimberly Stuart: Nellie wants more than anything to become a private investigator in a town with no opportunities--until she meets Amish dropout Amos, who pines for his former girlfriend. When Nellie tries to help, she ends up alienating her best friend and botching her case. A hilarious comedy of errors and a heartwarming story of grace!
Author Leisha Kelly Passes Away
Our thoughts and prayers go out to the family of Leisha Kelly, 47, killed in an auto accident Jan. 25 near Fowler, Illinois. Her son, 16-year-old Justice, was also killed in the crash. Kelly, author of 11 books, leaves behind husband K. J. and daughter Hosanna.
The Grace Card in theaters Feb 25
Calvary Church of Memphis has partnered with Graceworks Pictures for a gritty cop story of racial reconciliation called The Grace Card. The film stars Louis Gossett, Jr., with Michael Joiner and Michael Higgenbottom. Look for it in February.
Sweepstakes in retail stores Feb 1-Apr 30
Thomas Nelson will host the "On The House" Sweepstakes from Feb. 1 to Apr. 30, 2011. The company hopes the sweepstakes will drive customers into bookstores to win one of the thousands of available prizes. More details here!
Q&A: Dale Cramer
The author shares about his Amish historical title Paradise Valley, first in a series about Old Order Amish in the 1920s who migrate to Mexico to escape persecution. "I was looking for an Amish story I could sink my teeth into, a big story with high stakes and inherent moral dilemmas."
This is your last chance!
Who were your favorite Christian storytellers of 2010? Your favorite book, your favorite book trailer or favorite DVDs? Tell us your picks in any one or more of several categories -- including Amish, romance, suspense, SF, comics and more. Vote today -- deadline February 6!

Book Trailer of the Week
Historical romance from Janelle Mowery, When All My Dreams Come True: When his cattle begin to go missing and his wranglers are in danger from some low-down cattle thief, can Jace trust God -- even if it may mean giving up on his dreams?
More book trailers here!
Author of the Week: Bryan Davis
After working as a computer professional for twenty years, fantasy writer Bryan Davis pursued his dream of becoming a full-time author. He writes the Dragons in our Midst, Oracles of Fire, Dragons of Starlight and Echoes from the Edge series.
More authors here!
Book of the Week:
An interactive children's adventure from author Kim Jones: The Case of the Missing Mountain. A mountain is missing -- and it's your job to find out how it disappeared!
More books here!
Movie of the Week: STANDING FIRM
A widower begins seeking an answer to the question haunting him since his wife's death. Standing Firm is a story of suffering, God's purpose in it, and being joyful despite it.
More movies here!
Free Fiction: LISTEN by Rene Gutteridge
For a limited time, download Rene Gutteridge's novel Listen free! What responsibility do people have for the words they say when they think no one is listening? Download free for Kindle, PC, Mac or portable device. Also free from CBD, for Barnes & Noble's Nook and from Sony's ReaderStore.
Limited Offer: Price Subject to Change
For a limited time, download Julie Klassen's Regency historical romance The Apothecary's Daughter free! Three men vie for Lilly's heart -- even as she holds a secret that could ruin her family. Download free for Kindle, PC, Mac or portable device and for Barnes & Noble's Nook.
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For a limited time, download Matt Mikalatos' hilarious Imaginary Jesus free! (Warning: May bring you face-to-face with an imposter in your own life.) Download free for Kindle, PC, Mac or portable device. Also free from CBD, for Barnes & Noble's Nook and from Sony's ReaderStore.
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For a limited time, download the first book in Kathleen Morgan's historical romance series Brides of Culdee Creek free! Love, heartbreak, and triumph lie deep within the wilds of the Colorado highlands. Free for Kindle, PC, Mac or portable device and for Barnes & Noble's Nook.
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Free Fiction: JUST AS I AM
For a limited time, download Virginia Smith's novel Just As I Am free! Once Mayla visited that little country church, life would never be the same. The book can be downloaded for your Kindle, PC, Mac or portable device. Click here for more Kindle Bestsellers: Religious Fiction.
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FamilyFiction Jan/Feb 2011
The latest issue is online, it's free and it includes: Francine Rivers * Robert Whitlow * Jerry Jenkins * Jill Williamson * Andrew Klavan * Wanda Brunstetter * Andy Andrews * DiAnn Mills * Julie Klassen * Jenny B. Jones * Chuck Swindoll * Nicole O'Dell * and more! Read it today!

1 comment:

  1. Thanks so much for posting my book, "The Case of the Missing Mountain!" I'm so excited to know you guys and to be on your site!

    I'm even more excited to share with kids of all ages about the FANTASTIC Mysteries found at Mt. St. Helens!

    Thanks so much!

    Kim Jones



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