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Sunday, June 25, 2017

Sunday, May 14, 2017

Happy Mother's Day!

Take a few minutes on Mother's Day and check out my new post at Annette Synder's Blog about the 50 states.


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Saturday, April 29, 2017


She's laying a trap for him and the men he rides with. He's laying a trap for her heart.





 

Completing his three years in the Continental Army, Daniel Reid still has no desire to return home-not after losing the woman he loves to a British Captain-so he volunteers to ride south through enemy lines and deliver a message to Colonel Francis Marion, the Swamp Fox. With his temper needing a release and a dark haired beauty finding her way into his broken heart, Daniel decides to join the Swamp Fox's efforts against the British. Little does he know the British still have the upper hand.
Lydia Reynolds has learned that love comes at a price, and she refuses to pay. Better to close her heart to everything and everyone.
 
 When her brother-in-law won't grant her passage to England, where she hopes to hide from her pain, New Englander, Daniel Reid, becomes her only hope-if she can induce him to give her information about the notorious Swamp Fox and his troops. When the British grow impatient and Daniel evades her questions, Lydia must decide how far to take her charade. The poor man, already gutted by love, hasn't grown as wise as she. Or so she supposes. . .
Until the truth is known, the muskets are loaded. . .and it is time to decide where true loyalties lie.


 
 

To keep from freezing in the Great White North, Angela K Couch cuddles under quilts with her laptop. Winning short story contests, being a semi-finalist in ACFW’s Genesis Contest, and a finalist in the International Digital Awards also helped warm her up. As a passionate believer in Christ, her faith permeates the stories she tells. Her martial arts training, experience with horses, and appreciation for good romance sneak in there, as well. When not writing, she stays fit (and warm) by chasing after three munchkins.
Website: www.angelakcouch.com                 

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Friday, April 14, 2017

Happy Easter!

     


He is not here; he has risen, just as he said. Come and see the place where he lay.


  Matthew 28:6  (NIV) 

Saturday, April 01, 2017

Dawn Cahill-- Upcoming New Release!

Expected release date April 25. Available soon for preordering! Subscribe to my newsletter, and you’ll be the first to know when you can pre-order. Subscribe here: https://dawnvcahill.com/
 
About Moonstone Secrets: As the Christmas season sparkles around her, DeeDee McCreary eagerly anticipates visiting magical Victoria, BC, with her boyfriend, Nick, and meeting his family. But the trip proves disastrous. First, Nick finds his bank account cleaned out. Then he disappears. Frantic, she determines to uncover what happened. When she discovers something far worse than she anticipated, she questions everything she believes to be true about him.
 
With the man she loves in jail for an unspeakable crime, DeeDee knows the truth lies somewhere in Nick and his ex-wife’s past. But if she pursues their secrets, will she put herself in danger, too?
 
 
 
Author Dawn V. Cahill pens “Stories of Victorious Faith for the 21st Century,” nearly always with a crossword puzzle, sudoku, or dark chocolate nearby. “The characters in my stories face situations that would have been unthinkable even 20 years ago. We live in a vastly different world than our parents did, and that’s the world I write about.”
 
Ms. Cahill also blogs about puppies, substance abuse, and single parenting…sometimes all in the same day. She’s going to finish that novel she started at age 11 called Mitch and the Martians…someday. She has written several newspaper articles, three Christian contemporary novels, and more limericks than she can count. Email her at dawn@dawnvcahill.com, or find her on Facebook. She is a member of American Christian Fiction Writers (ACFW).
 

Dawn V. Cahill is honored to be recognized as a finalist in the 2015 First Impressions Contest for her novel Sapphire Secrets (prequel to Moonstone Secrets)

 
 
 
What are readers saying about Moonstone Secrets?
  • “I couldn’t put it down. The vivid descriptions and the setting pulled me into the story.” – reader Joy
  • “The sisterly bond was wonderful to see, how they stuck by each other. It was good to meet up with DeeDee and Livy again.” – reader Julia

Friday, March 10, 2017

Release Day!


Release Day!



Colt's memory is returning after the accident that ended his career. Now he wants to take over his family's inn, but he'll have to partner with his former fiancee to afford it. He'll need forgiveness to make that happen. Tia's goal is clear: to return the inn to its former grandeur. And she'll even work with Colt to do so. But like the inn, their relationship needs a lot of work. He broke her heart...can she ever trust him again?

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"A stellar job...with terrific characters" -- Romantic Times (RT) Magazine  (on the original edition title Cougar Lake)

Thursday, March 02, 2017

Thursday, February 23, 2017

I've been interviewed by author Robin Elizabeth Mason, come see
 what we chatted about!


Monday, February 13, 2017

Coming March 10th.....


Pre-order here!


Colt's memory is returning after the accident that ended his career. Now he wants to take over his family's inn, but he'll have to partner with his former fiancée to be able to afford it. He'll need forgiveness to make that happen. Tia's goal is clear: to return the inn to its former grandeur. And she'll even work with Colt to do so. But like the inn, their relationship needs a lot of work. He broke her heart...can she ever trust him again?

Thursday, February 09, 2017

Facebook Party

 
As we head towards Valentine's Day, come celebrate with us. Christ offers us the greatest love story ever told--and it's non-fiction! Let's celebrate with some awesome Christian and wholesome fiction. Get to know the authors, have some fun, check out the cover reveals for upcoming releases, and get in on a chance to win some awesome prizes.

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Saturday, January 21, 2017

Leading Hearts January/February 2017 Issue

Free Digital Mag published by AWSA...


"Leading Hearts" for Christian women


When God created Adam and Eve, He created the first generation of
STORYTELLERS. He designed this duo with the heart to play the lead role in
shaping the story of their lives and for this legacy to be passed down from
generation to generation. That’s why He has given you and I a unique STORY
of God’s love and faithfulness that demands an audience.

The new issue is packed with inspiration, insight, and encouragement for
you to step into the role of the Storyteller God’s created you to be!
You’ll read stories from the sister of the Man-in-Black legend Joanne Cash
as well as music artist Ginny Owens, and hear Pam Farrel’s heart on writing
your own “real life” love story. We also have practical tips and personal
insights for building and sharing your story—from the pen to the platform
and even the silver screen. To get this issue delivered straight to your
cell phone text LEADINGHEARTS to 95577.

Tuesday, January 17, 2017

Nothing to do but pay until we die’ – student loan debts soar among the over-60 crowd

by Bob Sullivan


It should come as no surprise that older Americans, when deciding which bills to pay and which to postpone, are sometimes neglecting their own health care. In 2014, for example, 39% of consumers age 60 and older with a student loan said that they skipped health care needs like prescription medicines, doctors’ visits and dental care. Only 25% of older consumers without a student loan did the same, the CFPB said.
Another problem facing older borrowers: Available options for relief, such as income-driven repayment, can be confusing. (You can go here to learn more about income-based and other student loan repayment options.) And the CFPB warns that loan servicers don’t always make getting help easy. Its report found several shortcomings in servicer treatment of older borrowers. Per the press release, a survey of complaints filed with the CFPB found older borrowers complain that servicers are:
  • Delaying or prohibiting enrollment in income-driven payment plans: Some federal student loan borrowers report that servicers are not advising them that they may have their loan payment amounts reassessed under an income-driven plan when their income changes. Instead, some consumers on fixed or reduced incomes report being placed in plans designed for borrowers with growing incomes. Older borrowers in default report that their Social Security benefits are offset to repay a federal student loan — despite their right under federal law to cure their default and seek payment relief under an income-driven plan.
  • Incorrectly applying cosigner payments to other loans owed by the primary borrower: Generally, servicers apply payments received across all serviced private student loans owed by the primary borrower. Some cosigners complain that their payments appeared short because they were spread out over all of the primary borrower’s private student loans. This practice can result in servicers charging cosigners late fees and interest charges, as well as reporting late and missed payments to credit reporting companies.
  • Failing to provide borrowers access to loan information: Some co-signers complain that they are unable to monitor the student loan that they co-signed because loan servicers did not respond to their requests for help in accessing account information. Others report that by the time the servicer sends the cosigner a notice of missed payments, the amount due has accrued fees and penalties. Some private student loan borrowers say they did not receive notice prior to a negative report to consumer reporting companies.
  • Threatening to offset private student loan borrowers’ federally protected benefits: Certain federal benefits, like Social Security benefits, are generally protected from collection for defaulted private student loans. Some older borrowers report that when the primary borrower fails to pay, servicers and debt collectors threaten to collect protected benefits.

Read more here.