Multi-published, award-winning author Lena Nelson Dooley has had her books appear on the CBA and ECPA bestseller lists, as well as some Amazon bestseller lists. She is a member of American Christian Fiction Writers http://www.acfw.com/
and the local chapter, ACFW - DFW. Shes a member of Christian Authors Network, and Gateway Church in Southlake, Texas.
Her 2010 release Love Finds You in Golden, New Mexico,
won the 2011 Will Rogers Medallion Award for excellence in publishing Western Fiction. Her next series, McKennas Daughters: Maggies Journey
appeared on a reviewers Top Ten Books of 2011 list. It also won the 2012 Selah award for Historical Novel. The second, Marys Blessing,
was a Selah Award finalist for Romance novel. Catherines Pursuit
released in 2013. It was the winner of the NTRWA Carolyn Readers Choice Award, took second place in the CAN Golden Scroll Novel of the Year award, and won the Will Rogers Medallion bronze medallion. Her blog, A Christian Writers World
, received the Readers Choice Blog of the Year Award from the Book Club Network.
She has experience in screenwriting, acting, directing, and voice-overs. She has been featured in articles in Christian Fiction Online Magazine
, ACFW Journal
, Charisma Magazine
, and Christian Retailing
In addition to her writing, Lena is a frequent speaker at womens groups, writers groups, and at both regional and national conferences. She has spoken in six states and internationally. She is also one of the co-hosts of the Along Came a Writer
Blogtalk radio show.
Lena has an active web presence on Facebook, Twitter, Goodreads, Linkedin and with her internationally connected blog where she interviews other authors and promotes their books.
Official Fan Page: www.facebook.com/pages/Lena-Nelson-Dooley/42960748768?ref=ts
Blogtalk Radio: http://www.blogtalkradio.com/search/along-came-a-writer/www.linkedin.comwww.instagram.com/lenanelsondooley
Amazon Author Page: http://www.amazon.com/-/e/B001JPAIDE
Rebecca Jepson is a homebody who loves a good book, a cup of freshly ground coffee, and all things autumn. She is the author of A Highbrow Hoodwink, a novella included in the ECPA bestseller, TheLassoed by Marriage RomanceCollection. In addition to writing, she works as a paralegal and volunteers in various ministries at her church. She lives in Reno, Nevada, with her husband, Mike.
ECPA-bestselling author Carrie Fancett Pagels, Ph.D., is the award-winning author of over a dozen Christian historical romances. Twenty-five years as a psychologist didn't "cure" her overactive imagination! A self-professed "history geek," she resides with her family in the Historic Triangle of Virginia but grew up as a "Yooper" in Michigans Upper Peninsula. Carrie loves to read, bake, bead, and travel but not all at the same time! You can connect with her at www.CarrieFancettPagels.com.
Pegg Thomas lives on a hobby farm in Northern Michigan with Michael, her husband of mumble years. A life-long history geek, she writes "History with a Touch of Humor." When not working on her latest novel, Pegg can be found in her garden, in her kitchen, with her sheep, at her spinning wheel, or on her trusty old horse, Trooper. See more at PeggThomas.com.
Award-winning author Marilyn Turk writes historical fiction usually set on the shoreline of the United States. A lighthouse enthusiast, Marilyn is excited to participate in this collection. She and her husband have traveled to over 100 lighthouses and climbed most of them. In addition, they served as volunteer lighthouse caretakers at Little River Light on an island off the coast of Maine.
Lighthouses always show up in her books, either as part of the setting or in cameo appearances, and on her lighthouse blog at http://pathwayheart.com. Her book, Lighthouse Devotions, features inspiring true stories about lighthouses.
When not climbing or writing about lighthouses, Marilyn enjoys gardening, boating, fishing and tennis.