The Lady and the Lionheart

A Circus Celebration & A Peek Behind the Curtain…

Posted on Jul 27, 2017 in The Lady and the Lionheart | 6 comments

A Circus Celebration & A Peek Behind the Curtain…

We have so much to celebrate today! The circus wagons have all rolled into town to celebrate the first birthday for The Lady and the Lionheart and they’ve brought an extra special surprise along. Grab a bag of hot popcorn and let me hand you an ice cold lemonade. Here’s your ticket and I’ve got one too. Stick with me and we’ll slip behind the curtain for an exclusive party – circus style! I’m so glad to see that you’ve brought some friends. Should we tell them now that The Lady and the Lionheart is officially on eBook sale for just...

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The Lady and the Lionheart ~ in German!

Posted on Mar 15, 2017 in Mason Jar Books, My Publishing Journey, The Lady and the Lionheart | 12 comments

The Lady and the Lionheart ~ in German!

Pictured here is a girl signing over the rights for her first ever foreign language translation for an indie book. It’s an absolute dream come true and my biggest thanks to my agent, Sandra Bishop, and publisher Brunnen Ver Lag for taking Charlie and Ella on a whole new adventure! After I got the news from my agent, I texted a sweet friend who speaks German in her home and asked “how do you say the circus is coming?” I tipped her off as to why I was asking and not only was her excitement contagious, but she so enthusiastically said…Der Zirkus...

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Book Club Day 2 & Reader Pics!

Posted on Sep 14, 2016 in For Readers, The Lady and the Lionheart | 6 comments

Book Club Day 2 & Reader Pics!

Yesterday on my Facebook page, we dug into a discussion question and it was so much fun to get to chat with you all who’ve been reading The Lady and the Lionheart! If you’d like to join us for this impromptu week of Q&A, please do! You can hop on over and answer yesterday’s question, or dive right in with today’s. Here we go! Q #2:  At the end of chapter 19, Angelina tries to encourage Charlie by saying, “God will make a way for you.” Is there a time in your own life that you had to do a very difficult thing in hopes of honoring the Lord and might have clung...

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Rock of Ages and A Thank You

Posted on Aug 9, 2016 in My Journal, The Lady and the Lionheart | 24 comments

Rock of Ages and A Thank You

For one week, The Lady and the Lionheart has been out in the world and you all have positively blown me away. It’s been seven days of sitting here in awe with the fullest heart and the most bolstered spirit. I cannot thank you enough for the gift of your reviews and emails that put a lump in my throat of the happiest kind. Thank you for sharing what this book has meant to you.  This gratitude is something that I can scarcely put into words – but Charlie is sweeping his hat from his head, and giving you all the deepest, most heartfelt bow. He’s smiling...

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Some Kind of Wonderful

Posted on Jun 20, 2016 in News and Updates, The Lady and the Lionheart | 20 comments

Some Kind of Wonderful

Oh what a joy! The Lady and the Lionheart has received a 5 Star TOP PICK! review from Romantic Times Magazine. I was so surprised that I could scarcely believe it until a helpful source joyfully assured me that it truly is possible, just extremely rare for five stars to be given. It makes the honor all the more deep and has me completely in awe and filled with gratitude. When I shared the news with my mom, she sent me this verse: “Oh, the depth of the riches and wisdom and knowledge of God! How unsearchable are His judgments and decisions and how unfathomable and untraceable are His...

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Behind the Cover for Lionheart

Posted on Jun 8, 2016 in Covers, My Journal, The Lady and the Lionheart | 30 comments

Behind the Cover for Lionheart

We stood in a meadow just before sunset. After months of prep and planning, it was about to happen. My lovely friend and cover model was transformed into a young heroine from 1890, the photographer was driving up in her car, and it was showtime.  I was a blissful kind of happy. It was a moment, heaven sent. May I tell you the story? Kind of like the circus itself, there’s a little more to it than what meets the eye…   March 8th! Jotted down on a calendar with a star. The big day. I was like a little kid, waiting for those wagons to come ambling down the...

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The Lady and the Lionheart ~ Cover Reveal!

Posted on May 13, 2016 in Covers, The Lady and the Lionheart | 26 comments

The Lady and the Lionheart ~ Cover Reveal!

When I sat down to write a story about a courageous young man in the Victorian-era circus and the lives that are touched by his own, I had absolutely no idea that it would grow into what is my most favorite story ever. EVER. It became a dash of Les Misérables and a hearty sprinkling of Beauty and the Beast, all mixed within a most magical setting that’s meant to illustrate the freedom that comes from Christ’s love and sacrifice for us. This is the novel of my heart, friends, and the most romantic romance I’ve spun to date (just you wait! :) ) I hope it will reach a very...

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