Book: A Season to Dance

By Patricia Beal

A contemporary romance novel with more twists and turns than the usual romance, was written by Patricia Beal, a ballet dancer for 35 years. It introduces women readers to the seemingly magical world of ballet while spinning a tale of love lost and found again. The romantic triangle finds the heroine, Ana Brassfield, moving back and forth between the USA and Germany in search of love’s fulfillment—and dancing success.

News: And the Winners Are

My congratulations to clients who made their way to the front at the Blue Ridge Mountains Christian Writers Conference to accept their awards. They represent a lot of hard work as they developed the skills necessary to become winners.

The Planter's Daughter

Book: The Planter’s Daughter

By Michelle Shocklee

Change is coming to Rose Hill plantation in Texas in this historical romance from the Civil War era. With Mama gone and Papa determined to find a husband for Adella Rose Ellis, the future looks uncertain.

Article: Understanding Fiction Publisher Barriers

I was 40 years old when I began acquiring fiction for Moody Press. My background included six years buying fiction and selling it in bookstores, four years of visiting Christian booksellers and interviewing them on why they were successful, and helping a fiction writer gain a publisher for a series of suspense novels.

The Secret of Jenny's Portrait by Kim Teague

Book: The Secret of Jenny’s Portrait

By Kim Teague

Jenny Thomas, a surgical nurse with big dreams and a tender heart, who moves to Washington, D.C. to begin a new chapter in her life. When an act of kindness and a lovely portrait sweep Jenny into the midst of a terrorist plot, her courage, determination and faith in God are put to the ultimate test. The possibility of a romance with an FBI agent is hinted at in the first chapter and fully developed as the terrorist threats begin to take shape and Jenny is kidnapped for what is in the back of her portrait.

The Bonfires of Beltane by Mark E. Fisher

Book: The Bonfires of Beltane

By Mark E. Fisher

Taran’s struggles against spiritual darkness, his turning away from Druid beliefs to faith in Christ, and his subsequent role helping the evangelist Pátrick plant churches and spread the Gospel across pagan, Celtic Ériu. A raging sea. Wrathful kings. Druid plots. Can he find the spiritual truth he so desperately seeks and return to his beloved Laurna?