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A Wedding Date in Hot Springs Arkansas

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Firefly Island by Lisa Wingate

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Title: Firefly Island Author:Lisa Wingate Pages:384 Year:2013 Publisher:Bethany Firefly Island is the first novel I have read by Lisa Wingate.I think she has a talent for intertwining romance with suspense.When I first began reading the story, I wondered what was the point or theme of the story.I was also trying to figure out if this was a mystery or a romance and just exactly had I gotten myself into!Well, what I discovered was a story unlike any I have read recently. Mallory is working on Capitol Hill as a legislative assistant, single, and living a very fast-paced life without room for anyone significant to get close to her.One day as she is rushing about in high costly apparel with her arms loaded with papers, she meets a man who holds her attention.Within a month they are married; she becomes a step-mother and is moving to a very remote place in Texas.As a newlywed she is now responsible for a 3-year-old and a house that has space for various critters, but not of the human kind.As…

Review: The Return of Cassandra Todd

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Introducing The Return of Cassandra Todd

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This week, theChristian Fiction Blog Allianceis introducingThe Return of Cassandra Todd Realms (February 5, 2013) byDarrel Nelson

ABOUT THE AUTHOR:

I am a schoolteacher by profession and have taught school for (thir—ahem!) years. I grew up in Raymond, Alberta, and attended the University of Lethbridge after graduating from high school and serving a two-year mission to Japan. During university, I met and married Marsha Smith, and we are the parents of four children, which has grown to include their spouses and our ten grandchildren.

I have always loved to write. I started writing stories before I was old enough to realize I was writing stories. It seemed a natural thing to pick up a pencil and paper and create a world simply by using words—worlds of adventure in steaming jungles (Tarzan was an early influence on me) or realms of adventure in outer space (Buck Rogers). But as I have grown older, I have discovered that the real inspiration for me is exploring the theme of love and how it…

Flora's Wish Review

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