"As for me, far be it from me that I should sin against the Lord by failing to pray for you. And I will teach you the way that is good and right."
It’s a sin not to pray for others!
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Dane was running for his life…again.
He knew he was sleeping and knew he was dreaming the same dream he had dreamt every night since their last operation down in South Louisiana. That particular visit to Hell’s half acre had nearly cost SKUL eve... Read more of this blog post »
To celebrate, here is some beautiful art of the unsettlingly alluring Esther, from lazymak... Read more of this blog post »
Uranus, especially, will bring a new kind of momentum that will swing us into 2015. If we’re ready to go with the... Read more of this blog post »
Evan's Christmas Surprise is up over at my blog. So head on over and see what kind of surprise Julien has for Evan.
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The first paragraph states:
"These guidelines are presented to help make sure Goodreads’ reviews remain the best and most authentic in the world."
Now, read the rest of the guidelines. There is NO requirement stated an... Read more of this blog post »
I was all, "Yeah, sure."
Little did I know I'd moved to Crazy Christmasland.
The light-show probably peaked about eight years ago, and we've all been cutting back a... Read more of this blog post »
For the most part, the same people would be listed this year as in previous years. And th... Read more of this blog post »
I’m re-posting this since Word Press decided comments were not allowed the first go round.
Nora saved her favorite part of holiday prep for last which made for a joyful and noisy Saturday. Enjoy! ~Laura
Yesterday was cookie-baking day, and we had ourselves a marathon.
Grandkids and friends of gra...Read more of this blog post »
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Just a few more hours until This Shattered World is yours, America! Are you ready? #booknerd #bookstagram #thisshatteredworld #thesebrokenstars
When four spirited young women find themselves orphaned and alone in an unforgiving world, they are forced to defend not only their honor but their very lives.
Ivory Shepard, has made a name f... Read more of this blog post »
Hey, everyone! This time of year you’ll see a bunch of these lists popping up, but I always love to share my favorite reads, so I’m hopping on the bandwagon. :)
Note: While these are the books I read and loved in 2014, not all of them were actually published thisyear. They might just be new-to-m...Read more of this blog post »
This is it! Christmas is three short days away. Since this is the last full week of December, it is also the last week of the Very Rosemary Beach Christmas contest.
Click HERE to enter for your chance to win the last Rosemary Beach Christmas basket. There are many ways to enter to win!
Congrats t...Read more of this blog post »
As this year comes to a close we look back at all it has given us, taken from us, and promised us. As with everything life, all things must some to an end and start anew. As one season slips away fading into memory, a new one is brought to life. A cycle of unending wonder, one of hopes and dreams... Read more of this blog post »
A friend who was raised as a Christian once told me that from a very young age, whenever he heard the commandment “Love thy neighbor as thyself,” his heart would soar. Then inevitably, his next thought would be the troubled question: But how? How, indeed. What if you actually hate your neighbor,...Read more of this blog post »
With full heart and tears over every sad face.
Oh, how I could love you like only you could love you,
With I love yous every day baby
Oh Baby that is what I would give you.
I love without, without you
I love without, without you to hold.
I could love you more a... Read more of this blog post »
Russian censors are shutting down social networking web pages thatsupportAlexei Navalny, the contentious opposition leader and anti-Putin demonstrator who stands accused of corruption. Reuters reports:
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A colleague at Navalny’s Rospil project, which investigates high-level corruption, said on Mond...
I’m giving away 5 copies of, Invitation To Passion, my latest Regency historical romance, in book or eBook format AND one of the 5 lucky winners will also win a $20 Amazon, iBook’s or Nook Gift Card. Simply answer the question below to be in to win. Open Internationally (gift cards will be from...Read more of this blog post »
In 2014, SINFUL FOLK became a #1 Historical Fiction bestseller on Amazon, received a nomination for the Pacific Northwest Bookseller’s Award , has been reviewed by a number of amazing topauthors, is featured at great bookstores likeElliott Bay Booksto... Read more of this blog post »
Google invited me down to Mountain View to preview the latest generation of their self-driving cars.View Read more of this blog post »
Goodreads friends. My memoir, The Ugly Daughter is free to download
from the 24-27 of December. Thank you for all your love and support.
Have a wonderful Christmas and safe New Year. See you all in 2015.
http://www.amazon.com/dp/B00... Read more of this blog post »
I know some of you are waiting for more updates on the pen name, or just more on self-publishing in general, and I’ll be posting some more articles in the new year (in the meantime, check out the new marketing/publishing podcasts I’m a part of: Science Fiction & Fantasy Marketing and The Writ...Read more of this blog post »
This is a post for writers.
In July 2014, Amazon rolled out its Kindle Unlimited program. For $10 a month, Kindle owners in the US, UK, and some European countries can “borrow” as many ebooks as they want. I don’t have a Kindle and if you’re interested in this feature, I suggest yo...Read more of this blog post »
Here is your Tuesday Teaser from... Read more of this blog post »
I was packing up my briefcase today before I travel, and remembered a little book I used to carry in my briefcase, and put away a few years ago. It was about Gratitude, and I loved the stories in it, it was by Melody Beatie, I think. I don’t mean to sound like Goody Two Shoes with my...Read more of this blog post »
Before he left to fight in World War II, Jack promised Myrtle he’d be home for Christmas. But Myrtle begged Jack not to make a promise he couldn’t keep.Christmas after Christmas, decade after decade, Myrtle thinks of Jack and his promise, of the life they might have had were it not for the war.Un...Read more of this blog post »
Although Laban's Song is listed in the young adult genre, I've had several ol... Read more of this blog post »
Every year I try to hold this post until the absolute end��of 2014, but I realized readers might need some last minute gift ideas for holiday shopping. This is the (agonized over) list of my favorite historical fiction this year. Some of the books were not necessarily published in 2014, but tha...Read more of this blog post »
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