Story Spotlight on ‘Grounded Hearts’

July 20th, 2017

When midwife Nan O’Neil finds a wounded young Canadian pilot at her door, she knows she’s taking a huge risk by letting him in. Still, something compels Nan to take in “flyboy” Dutch Whitney, an RAF pilot whose bomber has just crashed over County Clare. While she tends to his wounds and gives him a secret place of refuge, the two begin to form a mutual affection—and an unbreakable bond.

Read out story spotlight on Grounded Hearts by Jeanne M. Dickson to learn more! Plus, join Jeanne in celebrating the release of her new book by entering to win the Celtic Knots Giveaway!

The Story Behind Grounded Hearts

Tell us a bit about the story behind your latest novel. Where did you find inspiration?

My father was stationed in England during WWII. Issued with a weekend pass, he decided to fly to U.S. Army base in Northern Ireland, and then visit… read more »

Story Spotlight ‘A Letter from Lancaster County’

July 18th, 2017


Will their sibling rivalry get in the way of these two sisters’ chances at life and love? Find out in Kate Lloyd’s new book, A Letter from Lancaster County. When a letter arrives from Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, Angela and Rose decide to visit their mother’s Mennonite sister in the heart of Amish country. Angela and Rose discover surprising family secrets that add to their strife and threaten Rose’s romance with a new beau. Through it all, the two sisters must find the faith necessary to face their personal problems and allow God to restore hope and healing to their hearts and relationship as only He can.

Celebrate the release of Kate’s new book by entering to win her Two Sisters, Two Winners Giveaway!

The Story Behind A Letter from Lancaster County

Tells us a bit about your book—what inspired you to write it?

My sister and I have traveled… read more »

Story Spotlight on ‘Dragon Seed’

July 14th, 2017

Join trusted Bible teacher Marty Machowski for a fictional adventure into the reality of spiritual warfare and how its shadows affect and change us. Don’t miss Marty’s new release, Dragon Seed. It’s a page-turning, young adult fiction story that invites older children and teens into the real-life struggles of Nick, who receives a handwritten, leather-bound copy of an old book—a family legend passed down to him from his great grandfather. The book, called Dragon Seed, leads Nick deep into his family’s history and introduces him to another angry young man who lived in the shadows (the shadows of the tombs). Like Nick, you’ll be shocked to discover where he fits in this story of epic proportions!

Read our story spotlight on Dragon Seed with Marty Machowski to learn more! 

The Story Behind Dragon Seed

Tell us a bit about the story behind your latest novel. Where did you find inspiration?

I found my inspiration for Dragon Seedread more »

Winners Announced from Jennifer Delamere’s ‘The Captain’s Daughter’ Giveaway

July 10th, 2017

Jennifer Delamere, author of The Captain’s Daughter, is pleased to announce the winners from the five-book giveaway!

Congratulations to the winners:

Emilee Douglas
Nicole Sender
Chandra Fry
Courtney Tonokawa
Katie Wilkinson

Congrats, readers—please email your mailing address to caitlin {at} litfusegroup {dot} com read more »

The Story Behind ‘Israel–God’s Heart’

July 5th, 2017

Soar across the skies of beautiful Israel and visit contemporary and historic sites beckoning visitors to stay and explore. The beauty of Israel from above is captured by top aerial photographer Ron Gafni. As you sweep over ancient ruins, fly high in hot air balloons, and view vignette’s of Israel’s modern lifestyles, Holy scripture will also come alive. Author Kathleen Barrett offers reflective narrative with scripture pointing to God’s redemption plan for the world. Kathleen joins us today to share the story behind Israel–God’s Heart. 

Tell us a bit about your book-what inspired it?

Opportunity is what inspired Israel–God’s Heart.  Ron asked me to help him introduce SkyPics Israel from Above, his publishing company,  to the Christian market.  Because of that invitation, I suggested helping with narratives.  I prayed about what subject matter would be most touching to a broad audience.  Also I needed to consider how the text would… read more »

Story Spotlight on ‘The Captain’s Daughter’

June 30th, 2017

When a series of circumstances beyond her control leave Rosalyn Bernay alone and penniless in London, she chances upon a job backstage at a theater that is presenting the most popular show in London. A talented musician and singer, she feels immediately at home and soon becomes enthralled with the idea of pursuing a career on the stage.

A hand injury during a skirmish in India has forced Nate Moran out of the army until he recovers. Filling his time at a stable of horses for hire in London, he has also spent the past two months working nights as a stagehand, filling in for his injured brother. Although he’s glad he can help his family through a tough time, he is counting the days until he can rejoin his regiment. London holds bitter memories for him that he is anxious to escape. But then he meets the beautiful woman… read more »

A Day in the Life of Betsy Singleton Snyder

June 26th, 2017

Being a mother can be a crazy life, but it’s a gift filled with grace. Betsy Singleton Snyder joins us today to share a glimpse into her busy life as a mom, pastor, and writer. Plus, be sure to check out her new release! Stepping on Cheerios. is a collection of funny, warm, and charming tales from the frontlines of parenthood, written for women who are juggling to accomplish everyday feats of work, motherhood, marriage, church, and more. It’s a comical story of one woman’s realization that her crazy life is a gift and how she found the grace in it.

Plus, Join Betsy in celebrating a crazy life of motherhood and her new book by entering to win a $75 Visa cash card! Click here to learn more and enter. Hurry! Giveaway ends tomorrow.

All boys, including this one, love cooking.

We don’t go to the library every day, but we read… read more »