Victoria Bylin

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If someone had told me twenty years ago that I'd be the author of 20 books, I'd have fallen off my chair. I’m still amazed to see my novels on Goodreads, Amazon, and occasionally the shelves at Walmart.

More than anything, I delight in telling stories that tackle tough issues with faith and compassion. One my most challenging books, Together With You, won the RWA FHL Readers Choice Award for Best Contemporary Romance. I was equally thrilled when The Two of Us made it to the shelves in Target as part of the "Target Recommends" program.

Before writing contemporaries, I wrote westerns for Harlequin Historical and Love Inspired Historical. The LIHs are clean reads. The Harlequin Historicals (no brown banner like the LIHs) were written for the m
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Victoria Bylin Oh dear! That's way too long. The books go out from my publisher. Let's do this . . . Would you email me privately? I'll do some checking for you. My …moreOh dear! That's way too long. The books go out from my publisher. Let's do this . . . Would you email me privately? I'll do some checking for you. My email is . . . Victoria@victoriabylin.com . . . I'll keep my eyes open it.(less)
Victoria Bylin That's the plan! I'm working on Book #3 for Bethany House right now. Working title is Back To You, but it'll probably change to something else with a …moreThat's the plan! I'm working on Book #3 for Bethany House right now. Working title is Back To You, but it'll probably change to something else with a "You" at the end.

I've also written a bunch of westerns for Love Inspired Historical, including a novella. But I'm most at home in modern times with longer books. (less)
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My goal is to read at least a book a week and to mix up genres. Always open to suggestions! I'll read pretty much anything, but I'm not big on paranormal, steamy romance, and horror.
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Twins, the state of Alaska, airplanes and a truly loving hero . . . this was a delightful Memorial Day Weekend read.
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“we don't always understand what happens to us or why, but if we could see through the lens of eternity, we'd weep with joy.”
Victoria Bylin, Until I Found You
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“I'll love you forever. Nothing can change how I feel about you. Nothing. I'd take a bullet for you, walk on hot coals. I'll watch chick flicks and hold your purse at the mall. When babies come I'll rub your feet, and when we are old and gray, I'll love you even more than I do now. But I can't stand here and say 'Do whatever makes you happy,' because happy is temporary. I want us to have more, Kate. I want us to have joy.”
Victoria Bylin, Until I Found You

“We're imperfect human beings. We're destined to fail. The only love that never fails is God's love. His love for His children---us--is boundless, battle-tested, and bold. It's trustworthy, tried and true.”
Victoria Bylin, The Two of Us

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The Sentinels of Andersonville by Tracy Groot The Sentinels of Andersonville by Tracy Groot
 
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Be Still My Soul by Joanne Bischof Be Still My Soul (The Cadence of Grace, #1) by Joanne Bischof
 
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Lethal Action by Rachel Dylan Lethal Action (Danger in the Deep South Book 1) by Rachel Dylan
 
  5 votes 12.8%

One Perfect Spring by Irene Hannon One Perfect Spring by Irene Hannon
 
  5 votes 12.8%

Tried and True by Mary Connealy Tried and True (Wild at Heart, #1) by Mary Connealy
 
  5 votes 12.8%

Together with You by Victoria Bylin Together with You by Victoria Bylin
 
  4 votes 10.3%

A Texan's Promise by Shelley Gray A Texan's Promise (Heart of a Hero #1) by Shelley Gray
 
  3 votes 7.7%

Dry as Rain by Gina Holmes Dry as Rain by Gina Holmes
 
  3 votes 7.7%

 
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Karen Malena Hello Victoria! Great to meet you in here!


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