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|Free Christmas movies!
As we count down the final days before Christmas, there are several specials you can watch free online -- including the perennial A Charlie Brown Christmas, the stop-motion animated The Miracle Maker, and the film Homeless for the Holidays. Click through to find out more!
|News: 2011 INSPY Winners
Suspense writer Steven James, romance author Catherine West, and speculative fiction writer T.L. Hines were among the authors honored this year by the INSPY Awards, which celebrates literature that "grapples with expressions of the Christian faith." See all the winners here!
|Interview: 3 Authors Who Write Military Fiction
With passion and purpose born of personal experience and keen observation, decorated warrior Maj. Jeff Struecker, military brat Ronie Kendig, and former JAG officer Don Brown write thrilling military adventures of sacrifice, heroism and heartache. Read the article!
|Update: THE HOBBIT
One year ahead of the theatrical release of The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey -- the first of two film adaptations set sixty years before The Lord of the Rings -- Warner Bros. has released the official film description. Further Reading: Explore the Christian faith behind Tolkien and his Worlds.
|Book Trailer: INJUSTICE FOR ALL
When a federal judge is murdered, a witness must go on the run, and an ambitious FBI agent must figure out why: Watch the book trailer for Injustice For All: A Justice Seekers Novel, the latest suspense from Robin Caroll. Preview the book here!
|Books: 708 Historical Fiction Titles
Check out more than 700 historical fiction book releases -- including historical romance, biblical fiction, and westerns -- from top authors like Francine Rivers, Mary Connealy, and Gilbert Morris. (Not your flavor? Try these speculative fiction titles or children's books.)
|Authors: 168 Suspense Fiction Writers!
Whether you prefer pulse-pounding thrillers, cozy mysteries or romantic suspense, meet nearly 170 Christian authors who write suspense! Click on an author for his or her latest books, news, videos and and more! (Not your thing? Here are authors who write romance and Amish fiction!)
|FamilyFiction Nov/Dec 2011
In the current issue: Melody Carlson * 10 New Voices in Contemporary Fiction * romance authors Colleen Coble, Kristin Billerbeck, Denise Hunter and Diann Hunt team up * PLUS: DVDs, children's books and much more! Read it online -- or download the issue to your computer -- FREE!
|Giveaway: FOREVER FAITHFUL
You could win Karen Kingsbury's 3-in-1 edition Forever Faithful as part of Our Advocate's "12 Days of Christmas" Christian fiction giveaway! To enter the drawing, go visit Our Advocate for all the details! (Got a Christian fiction blog? Find out how to get us to feature you.)
|Giveaway: THE QUEEN (Patrick Bowers #5)
This first week of January, the FamilyFiction Edge page on Facebook will pick 10 fans to win a copy of The Queen, the latest thriller in Steven James' Patrick Bowers series! All you have to do: Click through and click "like" if you love reading Steven James!
|Giveaway: A RELUCTANT QUEEN
We have 10 copies of A Reluctant Queen: The Love Story of Esther by Joan Wolf. The beloved Bible story springs to fresh life in this inspired novel. To sign up for our drawing, go to the contest page and enter your name and email address. Deadline is Dec. 31 at midnight! [Links disabled]
These folks claimed their copy of Forbidden by Ted Dekker and Tosca Lee: Cindy Benedict Barclay, Rebekah Crain, Heather Hill, Patricia Kemp Blackmon, and Jane Wittenbrink Reeves. Check out these upcoming prizes!
|Free Fiction and Movies!|
Our "free fiction" page includes links to free downloads for multiple reading devices, plus movies you can watch free online. Find available titles here: Free Christian Fiction For Your Computer, Kindle, Nook, and More! Links also available weekly on Twitter.com/FamilyFiction.