AntiScience

"So what evidence would you accept to prove that the Earth is millions of years old?" an atheist asked me on Christmas day. It is not possible to have a reasoned, intelligent discussion with someone whose opinions (beliefs) are not based on evidence and facts. The question changes facts and evidence into a matter of …

Last Free Days for the Illustrated Dodge, a Twist, and a Tobacconist

We have facebook friends all over the world, so I am posting all the store links Amazon has for the Illustrated Dodge, Twist and Tobacconist, which is free today, tomorrow and Wednesday. Merry Christmas! US http://amzn.to/S14DWe France http://amzn.to/12rTJgE Germany http://amzn.to/T0Ut9Y UK http://amzn.to/TTWkKV Spain http://amzn.to/T0UKJR Italy http://amzn.to/Tla2aV Brazil http://bit.ly/Svmybe Canada http://amzn.to/XrAHms Japan http://amzn.to/Rw73Q3 India http://amzn.to/UwrXKs And …

Free Books Between Now and Christmas. Check the Dates and Enjoy!

A bunch of authors who love readers just like we do got together and said, "What if we give presents of free books between now and Christmas?" Check the dates, but enjoy yourself with these books from Christian authors -- fiction and nonfiction, SciFi, Fantasy, Contemporary, and Historical, new releases and some  "older" releases you …

Guest Post by Shelley Hitz — Trusting God When Bad Things Happen

Trusting God When Bad Things Happen Guest post by Shelley Hitz My heart continues to be heavy for all those grieving today across our country.  I don’t believe it was a coincidence that I published a book this past week called, “Trusting God When Bad Things Happen.”  And even before the tragedy in Connecticut, I …

Guest Post by Marilynn Dawson: “Becoming the Bride of Christ: A Personal Journey” Christmas Progression

I am participating today in a sort of story progression Marilynn Dawson has put together. I will share the other blogs in the series so you can find any segments you've missed and know where to go next. December 13th Ch 2 Cheryl Cope http://www.cherylcope.com/book-excerp... December 14h Ch 3 Vanessa Hancock Sand Castles and Sn …

Guest post by Randy Blackwell: Welcome to the World of Soterion!

This is amazing! A novel, and  soon to be an RPG-Based SciFi/Fantasy/Steampunk creation! It would make a stunning addition to the collection of anyone who loves these genres. Please take a look at these amazing images (And these are just tiny samples! You have to see the real stuff!) and then visit with my friend …

Guest Post by Naty Matos: Loneliness Doesn’t Mean You Are Alone!

Loneliness is defined by my friend Wikipedia as a complex and usually unpleasant feeling in which a person feels a strong sense of emptiness and solitude. The causes of loneliness are varied, but it can be affected by social, mental, emotional, and spiritual factors. See that the definition says that it’s very unpleasant to feel …

The Next Big Thing — My Work in Progress and Five Blogs you want to visit

Title- The 'Pprentices, the Puppets, and the Pirate Here's an early concept cover Where did the idea come from? This is the sequel to A Dodge, a Twist, and a Tobacconist. It's book Two in the Alexander Legacy Series. The original idea for this series came from watching The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen movie. I …

For Your Christmas Baking Pleasure: Uncle Vanya’s Bread Balls

Warning: Don't forget Uncle Vanya's cast-iron rolling pin is always ready for those disrespectful of his recipe. Make sweet roll dough as follows: 1/2 cup warm water 2 (1/4 ounce) packages active dry yeast (Uncle Vanya uses cake yeast. Don't tell him if you use dry packets) 1 1/2 cups milk, lukewarm (Uncle Vanya says …

Guest Post by Deborah Heal — The Power of a Story

Writing Real Good by Deborah Heal Christian fiction writers sometimes think their stories are less important than the sermons, essays, and treatises of the "serious" non-fiction writer. But imaginative writing has tremendous power to teach deep truths. For example, many, many people have come to know God through C. S. Lewis' Narnia stories. Storytelling is even an effective tool for …

Nehemiah, LLC is live! Sci Fi with a hard edge and a little romance, only 99 cents!

"Goats give milk?" asked Anthony. "And since you imported everything from Earth, why do you have weeds?" Joan just stared at Anthony for a few seconds, then said, "Follow me." She led him past a stone shed, then up to a cooler. She reached into the cooler and poured liquid into a small cup. "What's …

Guest Post: Author Traci Bonney — Of Hula Hoops, Jewelry Making and The Women of Atherton

Today we welcome author Traci Bonney. We’re talking about her writing process and her two published novels, Chantal’s Call and Brigitte’s Battle, Books 1 and 2 in The Women of Atherton series.   Can you tell us a little bit about yourself? I’m a Mississippi girl with the heart of a nomad and the soul …

A Series, a Study, and a Set of Books to Change Lives

Benny and the Bank Robber by Mary C. Findley The Benny and the Bank Robber Historical adventure series follows the tradition of Tom Sawyer, Laura Ingalls Wilder, and even more modern works like the Sugar Creek Gang. In the early 1800's Benny Richardson begins an unforgettable journey from city life in Philadelphia and eventually to the Oregon …

From The Baron’s Ring by Mary C. Findley

A heavy black woolen cloak shielded Tristan from the drops of rain that began to fall. He pulled up the hood over his dark, shoulder-length hair and let his light, amber-brown eyes pass into shadow. Many identical hoods drew up over heads and many collars gathered tighter. The carriage bearing his father's body moved slowly …

from Empire Saga: City on a Hill by Michael Findley

"What?" laughed another man listening to them. "Spend money on the moon colony? Cut into their profits? Come on!" "I'd rather have them raise our pay, anyway," The small man grabbed another carton and shoved it into place. "But I can't see them doing that, either." "They just might change their minds if enough of …

From Send a White Rose by Mary C. Findley — Southwestern Historical Romance

The building had once been the house of a Spanish nobleman. The large airy courtyard with its golden stucco walls and ornate tile paving had been converted into an outdoor kitchen. In the beautiful fountained courtyard children of various ages stirred big pots of beans, patted and stretched tortillas, and dared one another to eat …