Sunday, October 15, 2017

"She's Still There" by Chrystal Evans Hurst



My review...

Hurst wrote this book as a reminder that the little girl who dreamed big dreams is still alive. We just need to look for her and fight for those dreams. The author encourages the reader to embrace life and remember that everyone is a work in progress.

Hurst shares numerous personal stories, so this book is a bit like chatting with a friend. She shares lessons God has taught her over the years in an authentic way, and she includes questions so the reader can figure out their direction. It’s easy to get distracted and off-track in life, but Hurst offers ways to get back on course. If you are struggling with issues of low self-esteem and hopelessness, this is a great book to check out, as the author encourages the reader to remember that they are unique and beautiful. Her advice is reassuring and easy to apply, and she references Biblical truths throughout the book. The reader will feel inspired and likely laugh and cry along the way.

Each chapter ends with “Reflections for the Rescue,” and there is a personal self-assessment at the end of the book to help the reader GAIN (Gifts, Abilities, Interests, Nature) a new perspective and determine their gifts and abilities. This book would work well for individual or small-group study, as scriptures and questions are included in the book. Hurst’s sister, Priscilla Shirer, provides the forward.

Some of my favorite quotes:

  • “Focus on what you’ve accomplished, rather than on a long, overwhelming list of what you’ve still got to do.”
  • “In order to change your life, you are going to have to do something different.”
  • “Comparison can kill.”
  • “Don’t be your own worst enemy. Be your own best friend.”
  • “You are not the sum total of how you feel.”
  • “You will believe what you tell yourself, so be careful what you say.”
  • “Be brave enough to believe you were made for more.”


Disclaimer: I received a complimentary copy of this book as part of the BookLook Bloggers Program. I wasn’t required to leave a positive review.

Friday, October 13, 2017

"Solve by Christmas" by Amber Schamel ... and a GIVEAWAY!



Amber Schamel has graciously offered to give away an electronic copy of this new release. You can enter by using the Rafflecopter link at the end of the post. (Giveaway ends October 20, 2017. If you are the randomly chosen winner, I'll contact you and pass on your information.) 


The Message Behind Solve by Christmas...

When the story idea for my first-ever mystery popped into my head, I knew it would be tricky. But I didn’t know just HOW tricky it would be. Mostly because it deals with a very sensitive issue. Suicide and depression. I felt God leading me to explore this issue through one of the most palatable venues possible. A fiction novel. As I researched and prayed, and then began to write, one thing rose to the surface. As Christians, we have the key to unlock the prison cell of depression. We have hope. We have the chance at a change of nature and a better future. We have freedom from guilt through the blood of Jesus Christ.

In my novel, my main character, detective Jasper Hollock, is faced with a challenge of dissuading one of those dearest to him from committing suicide. As I wrote, I didn’t know how the book would end, or exactly how Jasper would solve Mr. Rudin’s case. There were several times during the first and second draft that I just laid my computer aside and hit my knees. “God, I don’t know how to write this!” Some of those scenes were SO hard to write. Having battled depression and suicidal thoughts in the past, I know how strong it can be and how hard it is to turn someone’s thought process around. 

But as I prayerfully worked through to ‘the end,’ I began to see that God doesn’t always work as tidy as we’d like Him to, but He does pull through. We DO have the weapons to defeat depression and suicide. Because Christ has the answer to every question. If it’s worthlessness and lack of love …Christ is love, and He says we’re worth dying for. If it’s guilt … Christ’s blood cleanses that in a supernatural way nothing else can touch. If it’s grief … Christ is there to weep with us as He did with Mary and Martha but also to help us pick up the pieces and start anew. If it’s failure … His mercies are new every morning.

All it takes is a personal, real touch from Jesus Christ. I’ve never been the same. And He will do the same for you, your friend, your loved one, or anyone struggling against these deadly mindsets.

What advice would you give my character who is contemplating suicide? Leave us a comment to get your name in the drawing for an ebook copy of Solve by Christmas!



About Amber...

Amber Schamel writes riveting stories that bring HIStory to life. She has a passion for history, books, and her Savior. This combination results in what her readers call "historical fiction at its finest." A homeschool graduate from a family of  2 children, Amber found her calling early in life. First published at age 21, she has continued to hone her craft and has been awarded the 2017 CSPA Book of the Year Award in Historical Fiction. Between ministry, family, and working in their family-owned businesses, Amber loves to connect with readers and hang out on Goodreads with other bookish peoples. Find her on the Stitches Thru Time blog or on any of the major social media sites.  Amber is an active member of American Christian Fiction Writers.

Where you can find Amber online...

Twitter - @AmberSchamel https://twitter.com/AmberSchamel


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Thursday, October 12, 2017

Tuesday Tip: These or Those?



Is there a difference between "these" and "those," or can they be used interchangeably?

In order to answer this question, it's important to understand the difference between "this" and "that," since "these" is the plural of "this" and "those" is the plural of "that."

One easy way to distinguish between "this" and "that" is in reference to distance of an object to the speaker. "This" is when objects are close, and "that" is when it is away. For instance:

  • "This is my house." (A woman is pointing to the house beside her.)
  • "That is John's house." (A woman is pointing to the house across the street."

In this same regard, "these" are things close to the speaker, and "those" are objects away. Such as:
  • "These are my books." (A boy is pointing to the stack of books beside him on his desk.)
  • "Those are Sally's books." (A boy is pointing to the books on his friend's desk.)


Wednesday, October 11, 2017

Writing Prompt Wednesday




If you're feeling stuck in your WIP (work in progress) or just want to shake things up a bit, here's something different to try today:

Write a story and use this popular quote from Benjamin Franklin: "A penny saved is a penny earned."

Happy writing!

Monday, October 9, 2017

Monday Motivation


"I try to create sympathy for my characters, then turn the monsters loose."
Stephen King


Have a wonderful week!



Thursday, October 5, 2017

Thursday Takeover with Cynthia Toney (and a GIVEAWAY!)

I want to extend a warm welcome to Cynthia Toney. She's giving away an electronic copy of her book The Other Side of Freedom. You can enter by using the Rafflecopter link at the end of the post. (Giveaway ends October 12, 2017. If you are the randomly chosen winner, I'll contact you and pass on your information.) Now, here's Cynthia...



Back cover blurb...

In a U.S. southern farming community in 1925, thirteen-year-old Salvatore and his Italian immigrant father become involved against their will in a crime that results in the murder of an innocent man and family friend. Will Sal keep the secrets about that night as his father asks, or risk everything he and his family cherish in their new homeland, including their lives? 


Amidst bigotry, bootlegging, police corruption, and gangland threats, Sal must discover whom he can trust in order to protect himself and his family and win back his father’s freedom. Sal’s family, their African-American farmhand, and the girl who is Sal’s best friend find their lives forever changed as dreams are shattered and attitudes challenged in a small community called Freedom.



Inspiration for the story...

“Possibly orphaned but definitely impoverished, one of my great-grandfathers journeyed from Sicily to America as a young boy with a family not his own, and he grew up with their children. He established the strawberry farm that inspired the setting for this novel.”
Written for ages 10 to 17, but with appeal for adult readers, The Other Side of Freedom lends itself to discussions on immigration, segregation, Prohibition, and numerous other topics. The book includes thought-provoking questions for classrooms and book clubs.
The Other Side of Freedom releases October 9, 2017 in both paperback and e-book versions through major online book retailers.

*Thank you, Leslie. I enjoyed my visit with you and look forward to sharing my new book with the winner!*



Endorsement for the story...

A wonderful coming of age story of learning hard lessons of right and wrong, as well as love and loyalty as Sal Scaviano and his family struggle to work their farm in Prohibition Louisiana. Join Sal as his world is thrown off its axis. Will he ever be able to right it? As I read, I found myself asking, what’s he going to do? I couldn’t wait to find out!

Cynthia Toney writes for young adult, but this is a must read for all, young or not-so-young. This book belongs on your bookshelf.



               Angela Moody, author of YA Civil War historical novel No Safe Haven

About Cynthia...

Cynthia writes for preteens and teens because she wants them to know how wonderful, powerful, and valuable they are. The Other Side of Freedom is her first historical novel. She is also the author of the Bird Face series, a contemporary series for girls.

In her spare time, Cynthia grows herbs and helps rescue dogs from animal shelters. She enjoys studying the complex history of the friendly southern U.S. from Georgia to Texas, where she resides with her husband and several canines.



Cynthia loves hearing from readers, who can contact her through her website www.CynthiaTToney.com.

Where you can find Cynthia online...


Blog:  
http://birdfacewendy.wordpress.com

Facebook Author Page:  
https://www.facebook.com/birdfacewendy

Goodreads:  
https://wwwgoodreads.com/CynthiaTToney

Twitter:  @CynthiaTToney

Instagram:  @CynthiaTToney

Pinterest:  Cynthia T Toney, YA Author

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Tuesday, October 3, 2017

Tuesday Tip: Book Proposal for Novels



A good fiction book proposal should include the following:

  1. Title: Be sure your title is one that will attract readers.
  2. Synopsis: This is a short summary (generally one or two pages) of the novel. If you're unable to describe the major plot points this succinctly, you don't have a clear enough vision of the story. You need to be able to describe it in order to sell and, later, promote it.
  3. Details: length, completion/delivery date
  4. Chapter-by-chapter outline
  5. Marketing: Who is your target audience? How do you plan to reach them? Do you have ideas on how to market your book?
  6. Endorsements: Who can you ask to read and review your book? Contact authors who have written similar books and ask if they'd be willing to endorse your book.
  7. Competition: Are there similar novels already in print? How are they selling? Is there room in the market for another one?
  8. Author information: This can include anything you wish to highlight, such as where you live, your family, education, other publications, etc.
  9. Sample chapters: It's standard to include the first three chapters.

Some authors may decide to include:
  • discussion chapters
  • future books in the series, if applicable

Sunday, October 1, 2017

"Hurt Road" by Mark Lee



My review...

This book gives an inside look at the guitarist for the popular Christian band Third Day. Mark takes the reader through heartache and hope, and he shows the importance of letting go of our own expectations to embrace God’s plans. It’s about choosing “what’s now” vs. “what’s next.” This book is a quick read, overall, and I found it to be thoughtful, funny, and well written. I have followed Third Day for many years, but this book gave me new insights on one of its founding members. There are numerous childhood memories and pictures throughout. You can feel the emotions in this book, from pain to love to joy. This truly is a story of Mark’s life, and not one about the band, though that is mentioned, as well. In fact, singer Mac Powell provided the forward for this inspiring book.

Some of my favorite quotes include:

  • “God doesn’t show us the whole path, and what He shows is rarely clear. Yet He will show us the next step.”
  • “We agonize over so many little decisions were faced with every day, even though so much was already decided for us before we were even born.”
  • “… a lot of times when we feel like we’re completely off course is actually when God is putting us in a position where He can work on us. Only later, after the fact, can we really see what God is doing.”
  • “So we’ve got to make the most of what God has given us for today.”


Disclaimer: I received a complimentary copy as part of the Revell Reads blogger program, but I wasn’t required to leave a positive review.



Friday, September 29, 2017

"Hold the Light" by April McGowan (and a GIVEAWAY!)


WhiteFire publishing has graciously offered to give away a copy of this new release (for US residents: choice of hard copy or e-book; for all other residents: an e-book). You can enter by using the Rafflecopter link at the end of the post. (Giveaway ends October 6, 2017. If you are the randomly chosen winner, I'll contact you and pass on your information.) 
A word from April...

I suffer from a debilitating chronic illness called Common Variable Immunodeficiency, wherein I don't make antibodies and can't fight off colds or infections. I've always wanted to write about the grieving process of adapting to that, but in a way that would connect to a wider population. I chose a rare eye disease (my immune disease is rare) that had the possibility to connect with readers on a personal level. I think most people have worried about or wondered about what it might be like to lose their sight. Then I poured out my own steps in the process into Amber's process (although the rest of her story is completely fictionalized). It was very cathartic and personal and still brings me to tears.

My review...

Amber thought her life was on track, until it throws her a curveball. As an artist, the news that she is facing blindness is almost too much for her to even fathom. Amber feels like her world is falling apart: loss of a relationship, career, and her independence. Her best friend tries to show Amber that while things have changed, hope is not lost, despite her ex-boyfriend’s attempts to make her believe she can’t survive without him. Will Amber be able to recognize that the plans God has in store for her may be different but still wonderful and fulfilling? Or will she continue to feel that God has abandoned her?

McGowan does a wonderful job of capturing the feelings Amber is undergoing due to a recent medical diagnosis, since fears of the unknown are certainly relatable, as are the flawed characters. The reader is educated on macular degeneration, a little discussed diagnosis. Scenes are detailed and easy to visualize. There are numerous heartfelt, as well as humorous, scenes as the reader is taken along on an emotional ride with Amber. There is strong character growth, and I particularly enjoyed the development of Amber’s relationship with her mother. This book made me consider what would be on my must-see bucket list. I look forward to reading more books by McGowan.


Disclaimer: I received a complimentary copy from the publisher, but I wasn’t required to leave a review. Opinions expressed are my own.


About April...



April McGowan loves to write inspirational fiction. She, her husband, and two teens live in the beautiful Pacific Northwest. April is an award-winning author and member of Oregon Christian Writers and American Christian Fiction Writers. When she's not writing, reading down her book list, homeschooling her son, chasing her kitten, Saoirse, or playing board games, you might find her at her drum kit, imagining she's on a world tour. Hey, it could happen.

Where you can find her online...

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Wednesday, September 27, 2017

Writing Prompt Wednesday


If you're feeling stuck in your WIP (work in progress) or just want to shake things up a bit, here's something different to try today:

The best villain ever created...

Happy writing!

Tuesday, September 26, 2017

Matt Redman: Glory Song





Matt Redman teamed up with several of his worship-artist friends for this album, first releasing the track “Gracefully Broken (feat. Tasha Cobbs Leonard).” Tasha Cobbs Leonard also released her own version of this song on the same day. The album also features Kierra Sheard, Guvna B, Madison Cunningham, and Kim Walker-Smith. 

As many of the songs feature collaborations with other musicians, this is quite a musically diverse album from Redman ... and that's a good thing. The songs cross genres, and one even features a gospel choir ("Gospel Song"). However, Redman's signature pop sound is still there. 

Tasha Cobbs Leonard adds her powerhouse vocals to "Gracefully Broken," making this song the perfect choice for the first release.

You can learn the "story behind the story" for "Gracefully Broken":  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7LeKJYkhIo8

And here's the link for the the video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=__haUJns_b8

I'll highlight a few of my favorite songs, though it's certainly hard to narrow down the choices.

  • "Greatest Hallelujah" is reminiscent of Redman's wonderful worship songs, though it may be a bit long for some listeners, as it clocks in at over seven minutes.
  • "Gospel Song" has an infectious chorus, and it is hard to not clap and sing along. 
  • "It Is Finished" has one of the most powerful messages of any song on the album, in my opinion. Here are some of the lyrics: "Amplify Your anthem of grace within my soul. Let me hear the wonders of Your redeeming love, and let me hear those saving words You spoke upon the cross: It is finished. It is finished. O, what else is there to say? Shame is silenced. Death defeated. Hallelujah, God be praised." 

If you are looking for a wonderful album to help draw you closer to God and showcase His majesty, this is certainly one to check out. It releases on September 29, 2017. Here are some purchase links:



Disclaimer: I received a complimentary copy of this CD from Propeller/FlyBy Promotions. I was not required to leave a positive review.

Monday, September 25, 2017

Monday Motivation




"Inspiration is a guest that does not willingly visit the lazy."
— Pyotr Tchaikovsky

Have a wonderful week!


Thursday, September 21, 2017

Takeover Thursday with Sheri Yutzy



Here's Sheri...


Breaking the Block: How to move past writer’s block

When I first started writing, it was purely for fun. My stories twisted and turned and often ended up in a tangled mess, but I loved it. I didn’t struggle with what to write next. I rode the current of inspiration wherever it took me.

As I moved into the world of publication, it didn’t take long to realize that tangled messes didn’t make the cut here. I needed clear, neatly woven stories if I wanted to share them with the rest of the world. My method wasn’t getting me what I needed.

So I bought books on outlining, had my books professionally edited, and learned lots in the process. But though I was learning the process of writing, some days I stalled. Some days it was so hard, I forgot why I even wanted to write. This forgetting sent me into a tailspin of despair and confusion. What about all the time, effort, and money I’d expended on learning how to write? Was that all going to waste?

The struggle intensified this summer when I became pregnant and lost my energy and my will to write. Finally, I came before God, broken. I knew He had given me this dream to write. He’d given me a measure of talent, and it was up to me to hone it, no matter how hard I had to work.

In that quiet space with Him, He reminded me why I am writing. It’s not so people know my name. That’s part of it, so they know how to find my stories. It’s not so I feel good about my skills. It is fulfilling to be able to weave a masterful story with all the proper high points and conflicts.
I am writing because He has called me to worship and delight in Him with my words. Even if I was only writing in my journal, never to show it to anyone else, it would be worth it. Yes, I hone my skills because my delight in writing deepens as I further understand its structure. My worship of God takes on another sheen of glory as I see how my writing can turn others to Him.

I am given the gift of writing. Not a burden, though it is hard some days. It is a gift, and as long  as I keep that knowledge before me, I can push on after fading inspiration. I can trust God to reveal the inspiration already inside me, so that I can write a story that touches lives.


About Sheri...

I'm Sheri Yutzy, and I'm a storyteller who believes that words hold unimaginable power. I'm passionate about writing life-changing literature for young people. I edit for Daughters of Promise, an Anabaptist women's magazine, and I am working to get my first two young adult fantasy novels published. In the meantime, I write short stories and articles for blogs and online magazines. I grew up as a conservative Mennonite and still practice that way of life. I live with my husband Dan in Huntsville, Arkansas attend a small church in town.

Where to find Sheri online...


Tuesday, September 19, 2017

Tuesday Tip: #Hashtags


If you would like to make the most of your social media posts, you may want to try some of these #hashtags. Happy tweeting!


#amwriting or #writing:  These are some of the most popular hashtags. You can use them to connect with others in the writing community.

#1linewed:  This is when writers share one line from their manuscripts on Wednesdays.

#fridayreads:  This allows people to share what they're currently reading. It's a way to connect with readers as well as writers.

#writerwednesday or #WW: This is used to highlight other writers worth following.

#pubtip: You can use this to share or search for publishing tips.

#indieauthor: You can connect with others who are interested in self-publishing.

#writetip: Use this to share writing tips.

 #askagent: If you have a submissions question, you can try using this hashtag to see if you get a response.

Wednesday, September 13, 2017

Writing Prompt Wednesday


If you're feeling stuck in your WIP (work in progress) or just want to shake things up a bit, here's something different to try today:

I've never done anything unpredictable, except that one time...

Happy writing!

Tuesday, September 12, 2017

"Deadly Proof" by Rachel Dylan



My review...

Attorney Kate Sullivan is set to work on a case that could make or break her career. She is chosen as lead counsel in a corporate cover-up lawsuit against Mason Pharmaceuticals. She hopes to get justice for victims whose lives were ruined by the company’s dangerous migraine drug. Things get even more serious after a whistleblower is found dead. Kate hires private investigator Landon James to do a bit of digging, as she is convinced there is more going on than meets the eye with Mason Pharmaceuticals. Her beliefs are further reinforced when attacks on her life increase as the trial date draws near. Landon prays he is able to keep her safe. Is someone on her own team sabotaging her? Who is willing to kill to keep the case from going to trial?

If you enjoy a legal thriller with a side of romance, then this is a book you want to check out. It is the first in Dylan’s new series, Atlanta Justice. The author’s background as an attorney adds authenticity to the story. Kate is a courageous and determined heroine. Sharp dialogue, realistic details, and a fast pace combine in this page turner.


Disclosure: I received a complimentary copy from the publisher, but I was not required to leave a positive review.


About Rachel...



Rachel Dylan writes Christian fiction, including inspirational romantic suspense for Love Inspired Suspense and the Windy Ridge Legal Thriller series. Rachel has practiced law for almost a decade and enjoys weaving together legal and suspenseful stories. She lives in Michigan with her husband and five furkids — two dogs and three cats. Rachel loves to connect with readers. You can find Rachel at:

Twitter:@dylan_rachel

Monday, September 11, 2017

Monday Motivation



"You can't think yourself out of a writing block; you have to write yourself out of a thinking block."
— John Rogers


Have a wonderful week!


Sunday, September 10, 2017

"The Christmas Blessing" by Melody Carlson


My review...

Carlson is known for her Christmas stories, and her latest is one set during WWII. Amelia Richards has a young son, and she believes her fiance James, the baby's father, was killed when his plane was shot down in the South Pacific. She has no one to turn to, as her family situation is not good. She decides to head to California to meet James' parents and, perhaps, get help from them. Will they welcome her with open arms or question her motives?

Carlson creates characters who are easy to invest in, and they will have you crying and smiling throughout the story. The descriptions are vivid and are perfect for getting the reader in the holiday spirit. Amelia is a brave heroine, who is determined to do all she can to give her baby the best life possible. The story starts to feel a bit rushed as things unfold. This is a novella, so it's a quick read. Though not totally original, there is a nice twist at the end.

Disclaimer: I received a complimentary copy, but I wasn't required to leave a positive review.


About Melody...



Melody Carlson has written more than 200 books (with sales around 6.5 million) for teens, women, and children. That's a lot of books, but mostly she considers herself a "storyteller." Her novels range from serious issues like schizophrenia (Finding Alice) to lighter topics like house-flipping (A Mile in my Flip-Flops), but most of the inspiration behind her fiction comes right out of real life. Her young adult novels (Diary of a Teenage Girl, True Colors, etc.) appeal to teenage girls around the world. Her annual Christmas novellas become more popular each year. She's won a number of awards (including Romantic Times' Career Achievement Award, the Rita, and the Gold Medallion) and some of her books have been optioned for film/TV. Carlson has two grown sons and makes her home in the Pacific Northwest with her husband and yellow Lab dog. To find out more about Melody Carlson visit her website at http://www.melodycarlson.com/


Thursday, September 7, 2017

Takeover Thursday with Toni Shiloh ... and a GIVEAWAY!


I want to extend a warm welcome to Toni Shiloh. She's giving away an electronic copy of her book Returning Home. You can enter by using the Rafflecopter link at the end of the post. (Giveaway ends September 14, 2017. If you are the randomly chosen winner, I'll contact you and pass on your information.) Now, here's Toni...


Back cover blurb...

Jo Ellen Baker is shocked to find out that the boy who teased her mercilessly throughout high school has returned to their hometown of Freedom Lake, and he’s missing a leg. When his mother asks her to renovate their carriage house to give him a place to gain his independence back, she wants to say no. But one look at him brings a rush of forgotten feelings.

Evan Carter can’t believe he has to return home and live with his parents. Every hope and dream he ever had dissipated in a car crash that cost him his leg. Stuck in a wheelchair, he’s forced to re-examine his relationship with God and the local carpenter Jo Ellen Baker.

Will renovating his home open the door for a mended relationship, or are some wounds too deep to heal from?  

Prologue (excerpt)...

Evan Carter stared at his girlfriend, admiring her beauty. Brenda’s pixie haircut framed her pretty face, and a soft smile graced her lips. She wore charm and gentleness like a cloak, as she gracefully changed lanes. She drove his new Altima like it was made for her.

He loved that Brenda suited every aspect of his life. She was a slam dunk in the girlfriend department. He ran his fingers over the velvet box in his pocket. Tonight was the night. The restaurant staff had been informed of his plans. With their help, his proposal would be flawless.

“Should I adjust the temp?” he asked.

“I’m good, sweetie,” she smiled at him, then quickly faced forward again.

Brenda would make the best high-school coach’s wife. His students loved her, and she loved basketball as much as he did. It was so easy to be with her.

“Evan, you made the perfect choice. This car is so quiet. I can’t believe we can’t hear the outside noise.”

“I know. That’s what sold me.” He pointed up ahead. “Make a right at the light.” He hadn’t revealed their dinner location. If he didn’t pay close attention, they’d miss a turn.

“Are you sure you don’t want to tell me where we’re going?”

“I’m sure. I still think you should have let me drive. Then it would really be a surprise.”

She laughed. “Of course, it would have been better, but I’ve been itching to get behind the wheel ever since you bought it.”

“Well now—”

A black truck swerved in and out of their lane.

“Baby, slow down. Watch out for that truck!”

There was nowhere to pull over, no way to avoid the impending collision. The two-lane road had no shoulder, and the truck was picking up speed.

The black truck righted itself. Before Evan could even sigh in relief, the truck corrected, ending up in their lane, headed straight for them.

They were going to collide.

Evan held his breath, clenched his eyes, and braced for impact. Brenda’s scream pierced the air, but it seemed far away. His seat belt locked tight as the car came to an abrupt stop.


A weight dropped onto his leg. Pain exploded. Smoke filled his nose. His body struggled to make sense of what happened. Finally, he closed his eyes and gave in to the darkness.


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About Toni...



Toni Shiloh is a wife, mom, and Christian fiction writer. Once she understood the powerful saving grace thanks to the love of Christ, she was moved to honor her Savior. She writes to bring Him glory and to learn more about His goodness.

She spends her days hanging out with her husband and their two boys. She is a member of the American Christian Fiction Writers (ACFW) and the local Virginia Chapter.


Where to find Toni online...


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