Important News about My Books!

Important Update!

Some of you may have heard my publisher, Desert Breeze Press, is closing its doors at the end of June. I wanted to write a short note to let you know what that means.

First of all, Desert Breeze has been great to me. They are handling this closing in the an ethical way. I want to thank the managing editors, Gail and Jennifer. They are a class act. I also want to thank the editors and cover artist who worked there. Everyone worked to make my novels the best they can be. Sometimes these things just happen in the changing publishing world.

What it means for my books is that all of them but A Christmas Promise will be discontinued on all online sites by the end of June. I don’t know the exact date. If you planned to order a book, please do so now. It also means the next novel in the Oberlin Series will not release in November through Desert Breeze. If you want to leave reviews, continue to do so. Those reviews will carry over when the books are rereleased through another publisher.

This is not the end though. Another publisher is picking up my past books and publishing the next two Oberlin Series books. I don’t know the timing or details yet, but I will let you know when as soon as I know.

Thanks for all you support. This news would be devastating if I didn’t have loyal fans like you and if I didn’t know God has this all in His hands.


Christian Fiction Spotlight with Author Tosca Lee

The Progeny

by Tosca Lee

Realm Awards Finalist: Supernatural/Paranormal/Horror/Other

I’m twenty-one years old
and my name doesn’t matter
because it’s about to be erased forever.

When you wake up, you remember nothing. Not your name, or where you were born, or the faces of the people you knew. Just a single warning written to yourself before you forgot it all:

Emily, it’s me. You.

Don’t ask about the last two years… Don’t try to remember and don’t go digging. Your life depends on it. Other lives depend on it.

By the way, Emily isn’t your real name. You died in an accident. You paid extra for that.

You start over in a remote place with a new name, a fresh life. Until the day a stranger tells you you’re being hunted for the sins of a royal ancestor who died centuries before you were born.

You don’t believe him, until they come for you. Now you’re on the run.

Every answer you need lies in a past you chose to erase. The only thing you know for sure is that others are about to die and you need those memories back.

But first, you have to stay alive.

“Irresistible…” —Publishers Weekly

“Kept me on edge from the first page until the last.” —#1 NYT bestselling author Jobie Hughes

“Intriguing and romantic—I literally couldn’t put it down.” —#1 NYT bestselling author Jennifer L. Armentrout

Join Tosca at The Realm Finalists Christian Fiction Lovers Party at this link.

Christian Children’s Book Spotlight with Author Pam Halter

Willoughby and the Terribly Itchy Itch

by Author Pam Halter

Realm Awards Finalist: Children’s Book

Willoughby has an itch he can’t reach. An itch he can’t scratch. Not just a little itch, a TERRIBLY ITCHY ITCH! Nothing he does will make it go away.

What can a dragon do when he has aitch he can’t reach? He calls for help, of course! See how some unlikely friends get together to relieve Willoughby of his terribly itchy itch.

Willoughby is a young, somewhat clumsy, gentle dragon who is learning to live and interact with friends from the Meadow near his home. In this picture book series for ages 4-8, Willoughby learns about friendship, getting along with creatures different from himself, and discovers he can do things he never thought he could.

Join Pam at The Realm Finalists Christian Fiction Lovers Party at this link.

Christian Fiction Spotlight with Author Joanna Emerson

The Mapmaker’s Daughter

by Joanna Emerson

Realm Awards Finalist: Supernatural/Paranormal/Horror/Other and Young Adult

A Steampunk Novel
The Potato Famine is almost a decade behind young airship builder, Paddy O’Brien, but its effects still haunt him. Then he finds his mother dead in the garden. But he has no time to investigate her murder, because a refugee falls from a strange airship, practically into his arms.Paddy has no idea how a gorgeous Asian woman ended up on the south coast of Ireland. Under usual circumstances, her company would be more than welcome. But she’s being pursued by pirates, and he’s drafted into a militia. These are anything but usual circumstances.

Join Joanna at The Realm Finalists Christian Fiction Lovers Party at this link.

Christian Fiction Spotlight with Michelle L. Levigne

Music in the Night

by Michelle L. Levigne

Realm Awards Finalist: Sci-fi

Ess and Carmen are childhood friends who only met in dreams. Orphaned and destitute, Carmen flees enemies she doesn’t understand. Ess desperately seeks for her friend, knowing their enemies all too well.

Brogan is a creature of the darkness, his music stolen and his face scarred by tragedy. He leads an underground community of people left destitute by injustice and tragedy. Crystal in his flesh and bone allows him to hear Carmen sing in the night. When she takes refuge in his world of tunnels and shadows, she brings him hope that he isn’t going mad after all.

Ess and Carmen finally meet, resolving puzzles more than twenty years old. A future of possibilities open before them, but only if they can defeat the Revisionists who will destroy them all to control crystal’s power, the future, and rewrite the past.

Join Michelle at The Realm Finalists Christian Fiction Lovers Party at this link.

Christian Fiction Spotlight with Author Kristen Stieffel

Alara’s Call

by Kristen Stieffel

Realm Award Finalist: Best Debut and Fantasy

Tales are often told of heroes who fulfill ancient prophecies. Alara’s Call is the tale of a woman who gives new ones.

Alara sees visions of other’s futures, but never her own.

A young clergywoman with a fiery passion for her Telshan faith, she has been assigned to a mission abroad but longs to lead a congregation in her homeland. Her father, the prime minister, jeopardizes her dream and her safety when he coerces her into what he calls a diplomatic mission.

But it’s a ruse.

The trip is meant to end with her marriage to the crown prince of a foreign nation, where members of Alara’s faith are persecuted and women oppressed. All for a trade agreement her father is desperate to enact.

But her mentor intervenes and takes Alara to Dorrel, the suitor she left behind. They believe they are safe, but foreign soldiers are under orders to bring Alara to the king’s palace…by any means necessary.

Join Kristen at The Realm Finalists Christian Fiction Lovers Party at this link.

Christian Fiction Spotlight with Author Steve Rzasa

Man Behind the Wheel

by Steve Rzasa

Realm Awards Finalist: Sci-fi

“You do not have the right to drive.”  Roman Jasko patrols the automated highways of 2067 America, watchful for illegal cars. He’s put on a robbery case that leads to a band of sophisticated thieves armed with stolen military technology. Things take a turn for the worse when he discovers a personal connection to the thefts, and finds himself in the middle of a vicious attack. Suddenly, he’s stuck on the wrong side of the laws he upholds. Rome will have to use all his skills to avoid every obstacle in his path, and determine the quickest route to the truth.

Join Steve at The Realm Finalists Christian Fiction Lovers Party at this link.