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|Spotlight: UNHALLOWED GROUND
Medieval crime fiction: Hugh de Singleton's fourth adventure finds him investigating what seems to be the suicide of one of the town's scoundrels and his longtime enemy. At first reluctant to pursue a mystery no one else sees, Hugh sets out to discover the murderer, only to follow the clues back to his hometown.
|You'll be the judge of that!
Do you love romance stories? We can't spill all the details quite yet, but we're looking for some 200 romance readers willing to read short-short romance fiction. (Note to authors: If you may want to enter such a contest, you do NOT want to be a judge.) Click here to get involved!
|Q&A: Donita K. Paul
The "Chronicles of Chiril" author shares about her latest novel, Dragons of the Watch, and about the challenges of writing Christian fantasy for a YA audience: "A tale that inspires one to achieve difficult goals is bound to hit a chord within young adults." Read the Q&A here!
|Q&A: Susan Sleeman
The author shares about her cozy mystery Nipped in the Bud, which is making its digital debut: "I love to come up with an idea for a crime and start asking 'what if' until it becomes a novel where hopefully the reader can't figure out the villain until the very end." Read the Q&A!
|Interview: Roma Downey
Touched by an Angel star Roma Downey shares about creating Little Angels, a new animated DVD series for preschoolers: "There's nothing quite like it. [Little Angels] is something I wish had been available when my kids were young." Read the interview here!
|Giveaway: THE LAMP three-pack
This special prize package includes the original novel by Jim Stovall, the movie on DVD, and the companion book Just Believe, written by the film's director. How to enter: Go to the contest page and enter your name and email address. Deadline is Feb. 29 at midnight! [If you want the link, you have to get the newsletter]
These folks claimed their copy of The Queen by Steven James: Janet Arkills, Reuben Horst, Denise Untersee, Jennifer Hibdon, Jennifer Myers, Ruth Summers, and Amber McCallister. And these claimed their copy of A Reluctant Queen (no relation) by Joan Wolf: Marilyn L. King, Karen Shaak, Suzanna Laitinen, Sally Mentzer, Kim Greig, Toni Henderson, and Linda McFarland. 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.
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|Current issue! FamilyFiction Jan/Feb 2012
Roma Downey talks about children's series Little Angels * 10 New Voices in Amish fiction * Plus: Colleen Coble * Dale Cramer * Sharon Ewell Foster * Annalisa Daughety * Lisa Wingate * and much more! Read online or download it -- free!
|Vote! FamilyFiction Readers Choice Awards
Who were your favorite Christian fiction authors last year? Your favorite books, book trailers, DVDs? Whether you love pulse-pounding thrillers, tender love stories, or just a good family movie, please take a minute to share what you liked best in 2011! Vote here!
|Coming soon: FamilyFiction Edge |
In February, FamilyFiction launches FamilyFiction Edge, a bimonthly digital magazine devoted to Christian storytellers in Suspense, Speculative Fiction, YA/Teen, Movies & DVDs, and Comics & Animation. Read the official press release here!