Michelle Sutton

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Michelle has written over two dozen edgy, inspirational novels. She is a book reviewer/ blogger, and a supervisor for the State of Arizona.

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Michelle Sutton Sorry I just saw this. Unfortunately, a lot of Christian readers prefer the rated G type stories. But there is a niche market out there of people who…moreSorry I just saw this. Unfortunately, a lot of Christian readers prefer the rated G type stories. But there is a niche market out there of people who like to read about real conflict. Just be honest and be yourself. I've written about every taboo subject out there and most people find the stories insightful, but there are a few people who hate them because the characters aren't perfect and mess up a lot. So technically if you write a good story and word gets out that it's a good story and the writing is good, then you'll get a readership that way. The only other option is to sell-out and write straight up secular fiction (which is impossible for me to do) or write stuff with no depth just to make sure you don't offend anyone (also not me.) I may not be getting rich, but I know that my books do touch readers hearts and even if it only changes one person's life, that's enough to keep me going. Sorry for such a long answer. (less)
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This is the story of the making of England in the 9th and 10th centuries, the years in which King Alfred the Great, his son and grandson defeated the Danish Vikings who had invaded and occupied three of England’s four kingdoms.The story is seen through the eyes of Uhtred, a dispossessed nobleman, who is captured as a child by the Danes and then raised by them so that, by the Read more of this blog post »
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“Well if God wanted a broken spirit out of me, He would get His
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Anastasia Hi Michelle. Thanks for your friendship.

Anastasia


message 60: by Marsha

Marsha Hubler Michelle! Thank you for friending me here in Goodreads. Although Amish fiction might not be your forte, you might enjoy some quick reads with my new series, THE LOVES OF SNYDER COUNTY. Also, for girls 10 and older, I have a bes-selling series, THE KEYSTONE STABLES books from Zonderkidz. Check the books at http://www.marshahubler.com. Thanks again, Marsha


message 59: by Marsha

Marsha Hubler Michelle, thanks so much for friending me here. I appreciate it. Happy reading!


Michelle Melanie (aka Serial Reader) wrote: "Hey, Michelle! Thanks for the Goodreads friendship! Best to you,
Melanie (aka Serial Reader)"


No problem. One never has enough online friends.


Michelle Rachel wrote: "Hey Michelle!! :)"

Hola!


message 55: by Rachel

Rachel Marks Hey Michelle!! :)


Michelle Tony wrote: "It is great to see you here, Michelle! Let me know when you'll be in town again so we can connect over lunch or dinner and talk. It has been a while since we've caught up. Take good care of your..."

OH, BTW, the third book (FINALLY) came out in the series your daughter was reading. Just so you know.


Michelle Tony wrote: "It is great to see you here, Michelle! Let me know when you'll be in town again so we can connect over lunch or dinner and talk. It has been a while since we've caught up. Take good care of your..."

Good to see you here. My 15th book just published!!! Catch up, man. :)


message 52: by Sarah

Sarah Thanks for adding me!


Michelle Christine wrote: "Thanks for being my friend"

No problem.


Christine Hatfield Thanks for being my friend


Savannah Michelle, thank you for the friendship
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Michelle Abigail wrote: "Thanks for adding me!"


You are very welcome!


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Abigail Mitchell Thanks for adding me!


Michelle Deborah wrote: "Hey Michelle--I'll be appearing at the Sierra Vista Book Fair as well. Looking forward to meeting you.
Deborah J Ledford
Snare"


Very cool!!!


message 45: by Deborah

Deborah Ledford Hey Michelle--I'll be appearing at the Sierra Vista Book Fair as well. Looking forward to meeting you.
Deborah J Ledford
Snare


message 44: by Linda

Linda Atnip Thanks for adding me to your friends list!

Best,

Linda


Michelle Thanks for letting me know. :)


message 42: by Jack

Jack London Hi Michelle,

As a Goodreads friend, I wanted to let you know for the next two weeks both of my novels: Virginia's War and Engaged in War are selling digitally for 99 cents on Kindle, Nook & iBook.
Both were finalists for several awards including:
-Military Writer's Society Best Novel of the Year
-Best Novel of the South

Once again, thank you for your support.

-Jack

French Letters Book One Virginia's War by Jack Woodville London
French Letters Engaged in War by Jack Woodville London


Michelle Catherine wrote: "Hey Michelle, just wondered if you'd had a chance to read/review Yesterday's Tomorrow yet? Thanks!"

I wish! I had a deadline that I just finished a few days ago, but I had a trip to visit my dad who is terminally ill so that bumped it forward, then I was sick and had stuff back up. I just need to wade through the Carol books now that the Grace Awards are over. Then there are the blog tours. It never ends. I do have it slated to read hopefully no later than June. I will get to it sooner if I can. I just got swamped.


Catherine Hey Michelle, just wondered if you'd had a chance to read/review Yesterday's Tomorrow yet? Thanks!


message 39: by William

William O'Brien Hi- Just to let you know...
Peter: a Darkened Fairytale
AVAILABLE TO ORDER NOW!!! DIRECT FROM THE PUBLISHER
http://www.authorhouse.co.uk/Bookstor...
Best wishes, William


message 38: by Dianne

Dianne Jones Thanks for the recommendation. Can't wait to read your book. I hope you'll check out my book as well.


message 37: by Karin

Karin Kaufman Thanks for adding me, Michelle!


message 36: by William

William O'Brien Hi Michelle - Thank you for your friendship.
Please visit my website http://www.peteradarkenedfairytale.co.uk
to view a sample page and many other snippets about the book.
Expected release date mid-late Jan.
Best wishes, William


Michelle Penelope wrote: "Thanks for adding me as a friend!"

My pleasure!


Penelope Marzec Thanks for adding me as a friend!


Michelle Jaree wrote: "Thanks for accepting the + How are you, madame?

- Jay"


Doing fine. You?


message 32: by Jaree

Jaree Francis Thanks for accepting the + How are you, madame?

- Jay


Michelle Harlequin Books wrote: "Hi Michelle, I'm pleased to meet you and look forward to discussing books with you. If you ever have any questions about any of the titles on my shelves or about eHarlequin.com and all it has to of..."

Sounds good. I have a romance that I'd let to sell to Harlequin one of these days. But first I have to fulfill all of my other contracts.


Harlequin Books Hi Michelle, I'm pleased to meet you and look forward to discussing books with you. If you ever have any questions about any of the titles on my shelves or about eHarlequin.com and all it has to offer, please ask. I'll be happy to answer. I’ll also update news when I can for example; did you know that in March Silhouette Desires will be putting out their 2000th book? The authors are celebrating with a special blog on eHarlequin.com :).


Michelle Cool. When you finish let me know what you think. Several people who have read all my books said they liked this one best. :)


message 28: by Trisha

Trisha Hey Michelle, thanks for the add :)


message 27: by Dean

Dean Baker thanks for that add, Michelle - appreciate it


message 26: by Terri

Terri Michelle see my review.


Michelle Saleh wrote: "Hi.What We Talk About When We Talk About Love?PLZ Answer The Question In My Profile. "

I have no idea what we were talking about.


message 24: by Saleh

Saleh Hi.What We Talk About When We Talk About Love?PLZ Answer The Question In My Profile.


message 23: by Katrina

Katrina Burchett Thanks for the book review, Michelle :)


message 22: by Cathy

Cathy Bryant It's a small world, huh?


message 21: by Bree

Bree Hi michelle,
I know its been a while since i talked with you because i haven't had all that much time since summer ended. so i just was popping in to say hi and send my well wishes your way


message 20: by Jim

Jim Cherry Hi Michelle!
Thanks for adding me as a friend!

Good Writing!

Jim Cherry


message 19: by Becky

Becky Seifert Thanks for the friend request. :) It's always fun learning about Christian authors!


message 18: by Jeannie

Jeannie Faulkner Barber Hi Michelle and thanks for adding me as friend. You are such an interesting AND busy woman! If you have time, I'd love for you to visit my web site, www.jeanniebarber.com. I'm a novice writer so feel free to make any kind of suggestions, ideas or thoughts to correct it. I’m co-authoring a novel with Patty Wiseman, another friend on Goodreads. We’ve known each other for over 30 years. While you're there, please sign the guestbook, too! There’s also a link to our book you can click on…clairkelley@synthasite.com. This site is brand new and in the editing stage as is our story. Please visit it as well. We’re both very green, but we’ve met so many people on this site willing to reach out and offer advice or a guiding hand.
Blessings,
Jeannie



message 17: by Diane

Diane Michelle,

Thanks for putting me on your friends list. I'm just getting used to all this inter-net-working.

Usually, I read SF and fantasy.




message 16: by Beth

Beth Hi Michele,
Thanks for the friend request. I'm always happy to befriend a fellow author.


message 15: by Lee

Lee Thanks for being my goodreads buddy, Michelle!

My new romantic suspense, The Twist is a Bookstrand #1 Bestseller! A story of mind-bending control and unnerving metamorphosis, The Twist unravels the tale of a hotshot consultant as he struggles to foil a plot to steal $12 million and to rescue the feisty, female scientist who has stolen his heart.

READ AN EXCERPT FROM THE TWIST


Lee

Lee Silver
"Romance With a Twist"
THE TWIST, BookStrand #1 Bestseller
www.LeeSilver.org






message 14: by Andrea

Andrea Kulman Hi, Michelle. Thanks for being a friend on Good Reads. WOW! You are doing a signing in fron t of Mall Of America! How exciting... Andrea M. Kulman, Author of The Drama Unfolds.


message 13: by Liz

Liz Hey michelle,
Thank you for adding me
Smiles,
Liz


Mizbooks Hi, Michelle! We've met on Facebook. ;)




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