Johnnie Alexander writes stories of heritage and hope while raccoons and foxes occasionally pass her window. Where Treasure Hides, her debut novel, has been translated into Dutch and Norwegian. Her Misty Willow contemporary romance series includes Where She Belongs and When Love Arrives. Johnnie treasures family memories, classic movies, road trips, and stacks of books. She lives near Memphis with a herd of alpacas and Rugby, the princely papillon who trees those pesky raccoons whenever he gets the chance.
Michelle Griep has been writing since she first discovered blank wall space and Crayolas. She seeks to glorify God in all that she writesexcept for that graffiti phase she went through as a teenager. She resides in the frozen tundra of Minnesota, where she teaches history and writing classes for a local high school co-op. An Anglophile at heart, she runs away to England every chance she gets, under the guise of research. Really, though, shes eating excessive amounts of scones while rambling around a castle. Michelle is a member of ACFW (American Christian Fiction Writers) and MCWG (Minnesota Christian Writers Guild). Keep up with her adventures at her blog "Writer off the Leash" or visit michellegriep.com.
Eileen Key retired after teaching school for thirty years. She is a freelance writer and editor, with two mysteries and seven novellas published. Mother of three, grandmother of five, Eileen resides in San Antonio, Texas.
Debby Lee was raised in the cozy little town of Toledo, Washington. She has been writing since she was a small child, and has written several novels, but never forgets home. The Northwest Christian Writers Association and Romance Writers of America are two organizations that Debby enjoys being a part of. As a self professed nature lover, and an avid listener of 1960's folk music, Debby can't help but feel like a hippie child who wasn't born soon enough to attend Woodstock. She wishes she could run barefoot all year long, but often does anyway in the grass and on the beaches in her hamlet that is the cold and rainy southwest Washington. During football season, Debby cheers on the Seattle Seahawks along with legions of other devoted fans. She's also filled with wanderlust and dreams of visiting Denmark, Italy, and Morocco someday. Debby loves connecting with her readers through her website at www.booksbydebbylee.com
Rose McCauley is happy to live in the beautiful bluegrass region of Kentucky on a farm surrounded by Gods creation. She has been writing for over ten years and has been published in several nonfiction anthologies and devotionals. She is thrilled for this to be her first published fiction because Christmas books are her favorites. She has a growing collection of Christmas books, and this one will take its rightful place among them. A retired schoolteacher who has been happily married to her college sweetheart for over 43 years. She is also mother to three grown children and their spouses and Mimi to three lovely, lively grandkids!
DONITA KATHLEEN PAUL has given up on retiring. Each time she retires, she finds a new career. This time she married an author from New Mexico and is resurrecting skills as a wife and homemaker. Shes delved into romance, fantasy, history, and is toying with time travel. Writing will always be a part of her life. "The more I take time off to allow my body to relax, the more active my brain gets. Im have way too much fun to stop."
Jennifer Uhlarik discovered the western genre as a preteen, when she swiped the only "horse" book she found on her older brothers bookshelf. A new love was born. Across the next ten years, she devoured Louis LAmour westerns and fell in love with the genre. In college at the University of Tampa, she began penning her own story of the Old West. Armed with a BA in writing, she has won five writing competitions and was a finalist in two others. In addition to writing, she has held jobs as a private business owner, a schoolteacher, a marketing director, and her favoritea full-time homemaker. Jennifer is active in American Christian Fiction Writers and is a lifetime member of the Florida Writers Association. She lives near Tampa, Florida, with her husband, teenage son, and four fur children.
Jenness Walker lives in South Carolina with her website-designer husband, their toddler, and their hungry hound. Her life-long love of books is evidenced by her day jobs, which have included freelance editing, managing an independent Christian bookstore, and even cleaning a library. Jenness' short stories have appeared in Grit and Womans World magazines as well as in Guideposts A Cup of Christmas Cheer collections. She is a former ACFW Genesis contest winner, Carol Award finalist, and her debut novel, Double Take, received 4.5 stars and a Top Pick rating from RT Reviews.
Renee Yancy is a history and archaeology buff who works as an RN when she isnt writing historical novels. She has visited Ireland, Scotland, and England to stand in the places her ancient historical characters lived. She lives in Kentucky with her husband, two dogs, and her ninety five year old mother-in-law. Check out her blog at www.reneeyancy.blogspot.com
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