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Winner of the 2016 Christian Book Award for fiction and Christy Award for historical romance, best-selling author Jody Hedlund writes inspirational historical romances for both youth and adults.

Jody lives in central Michigan with her husband, five busy children, and five spoiled cats. Although Jody prefers to experience daring and dangerous adventures through her characters rather than in real life, she’s learned that a calm existence is simply not meant to be (at least in this phase of her life!).

When she’s not penning another of her page-turning stories, she loves to spend her time reading, especially when it also involves consuming coffee and chocolate.





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Jody Hedlund Hi Irene from Greece! Yes, Sir Bennet definitely deserves his chance at happily ever after! His story is releasing in March of 2017. It's called For…moreHi Irene from Greece! Yes, Sir Bennet definitely deserves his chance at happily ever after! His story is releasing in March of 2017. It's called For Love and Honor. Watch for a cover reveal soon!(less)
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Thanks for the sweet words! My inspiration for my books comes from a lot of different places--from biographies, history textbooks, incidents…more
Hi Jena,
Thanks for the sweet words! My inspiration for my books comes from a lot of different places--from biographies, history textbooks, incidents and events from the past, etc. I love exploring and reading which helps store up lots of ideas in my mind! Then when I start writing, all of those ideas are like little grains of yeast that grow into something even bigger and better.(less)
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By Jody Hedlund, @JodyHedlund

 I recently received an email from a young writer, Theresa, who asked this question:

“My books come out more like short stories (under a hundred pages) rather than full books. Are there any tips or tricks that you can share with me about further developing the story line and characters to make my books longer?”

Thanks for a great question, Theresa!

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“Hardships are the Lord's greatest blessings to the believer. Without them we would love the Lord only for what He does for us. Our troubles teach us to love Him for who He is." Sister Norton in "The Preacher's Bride”
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message 6: by Sally

Sally Chambers Thanks for your Goodreads friendship, Jody!
Blessings, Sally


message 5: by Jody

Jody Hedlund Dear friends, the ebook for A NOBLE GROOM is on sale for only $3.49!! The sale will end in a few days! So don't miss out! A Noble Groom


message 4: by Jody

Jody Hedlund Allie wrote: "The Doctor's Lady is a real page- turner! I was up till 3 A.M. to finish it! :)"

Love hearing that!! Is always a delight to know my book has contributed to loss of sleep! ;-)


message 3: by Allie

Allie The Doctor's Lady is a real page- turner! I was up till 3 A.M. to finish it! :)


message 2: by Jody

Jody Hedlund Allie wrote: "Hey,Jody! I *loved* Unending Devotion! 5 stars from me!
There should be a movie of that book!"


Aw, thank you so much Allie! I'm so glad you enjoyed the book! I'd love a movie of it too! :-)


message 1: by Allie

Allie Hey,Jody! I *loved* Unending Devotion! 5 stars from me!
There should be a movie of that book!


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