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Jody Hedlund is the author of over twenty historicals for both adults and teens and is the winner of numerous awards including the Christy, Carol, and Christian Book Award.

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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You have arrived at Stop #5 in the Christian Fiction Scavenger Hunt.

WHERE: The hunt begins with Stop #1 at Lisa Bergren's site.

WHEN: Thursday 3/14 at noon, mountain time and ends on Sunday 3/17 at midnight.

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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”
Jody Hedlund
tags: faith

“When things don't turn out the way we want, about the only thing we can do is know God is still there piecing together all the scraps of the events in our lives the way He has planned. He sees the big picture even when we don't.”
Jody Hedlund, Unending Devotion

“You don't have to let his definition of success be yours”
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Time Rider Wildertrek by Jack King
Time Rider Wildertrek, by Jack King
TJ's an ordinary fourteen year old kid with extraordinary problems at home and school. He has a broken family from his parents' bitter divorce. He faces evil bullies attacking him almost every afternoon, failing grades when he's really a smart kid, boring classes, snobby girls, mean teachers, being cut from basketball tryouts, and few friends. Yes, life is rough for TJ Cockrell.

Then a mysterious green book inexplicably throws TJ into the past. And not just any past, but the untamed forbidding forests of 1802 eastern Tennessee, with savage Indians, wild beasts, bloodthirsty robbers, backwoods ruffians, strange characters galore, and rugged log cabin living. Yup, it's definitely not present day Knoxville Tennessee anymore.

TJ thought his present life was bad news, but his adventures have just begun. Along the way, he fights off killer beasts, bandits and braves, meets the cocky teenaged David Crockett, gains a world of assurance in himself, finds his first real love, and is befriended by a fantastic frontier family who really has it together. TJ returns to the present a changed young man; emboldened, forthright, and shrewd. He'll need all of his new-found strengths to fend off killer burglars loose in his house, outwit the school bully, charm a pretty new transfer-student, and most intriguing of all, delve into the mysteries of the magical green book...
 
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Falling for Her Captor by Elisabeth Hobbes
Falling for Her Captor, by Elisabeth Hobbes
"Set me free. Say I escaped, or that you never found me."

Kidnapped heiress Lady Aline of Leavingham has surrendered any hope of rescue when a mysterious figure casts her assailant aside. But it's soon clear Aline's savior has no intention of setting her free—he's sworn to deliver her to the Duke of Roxholm, her family's enemy!

Sir Hugh of Eardham has never seen anything quite like Aline's beauty and fighting spirit. There's no doubt he's tempted more to protect her than keep her bound. But could this loyal knight ever break his oath of allegiance for Aline's sake?
 
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A Dangerous Passion (Steam! Romance and Rails, #3) by E.E. Burke
A Dangerous Passion, by E.E. Burke
Can a hero lurk inside the heart of a villain?

Life in a small New England village is too quiet, too ordinary for a free spirit like Lucy Forbes. When her father lands a job out West, she packs her books and her dreams and eagerly sets off to pursue the kind of grand adventures she longs to experience and write about. Yet the moment she steps off a train in Kansas, she's thrust into the gritty reality of an untamed frontier—and into the arms of a scoundrel.

Henry Stevens, the ruthless railroad executive her father has been sent to investigate, is as passionate as he is ambitious. Brave and charming, as well as clever, and possessed of a sharp wit. He is, in fact, the most fascinating man Lucy has ever met. However, his opponents are vanishing and strangers are shooting at him. Fearing for her father's life, Lucy resolves to unmask the secretive Mr. Stevens and expose a villain. What she doesn’t expect to find is a hero.
 
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Out of the Storm (Beacons of Hope, #0.5) by Jody Hedlund
Out of the Storm, by Jody Hedlund
Having grown up in a lighthouse, loneliness is all Isabelle Thornton has ever known--and all, she assumes, she ever will know. But when her lightkeeper father rescues a young man from the lake, her sheltered world is turned upside down.

Bestselling author Jody Hedlund's Out of the Storm is her first ever novella and introduces readers to Beacons of Hope, a new series set in the 1800s amid the romance, history, and danger surrounding the Great Lakes lighthouses of Michigan.
 
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The Endearment by LaVyrle Spencer
The Endearment, by LaVyrle Spencer
From the streets of 19th-century Boston to the harsh frontier--she wove a web of deception to ensnare her man!

Lovely, fiery-tempered Anna Reardon was forced to lie to get out of the street urchin's life that shamed her ... to become Karl Lindstrom's mail-order bride in the beautiful, treacherous Minnesota wilderness.

Karl forgave Anna for her deceptions--but there was still one shameful, burning secret that she had to hide from him, knowing its revelation would destroy the love that had become her very life!
 
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message 1: by Allie

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


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 3: by Allie

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


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 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 6: by Sally

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


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