Michael Landon Jr., son of television legend Michael Landon, is an award-winning storyteller, first in television and film, and now in books. His print works include One More Sunrise co-written with Tracie Peterson.
Cindy Kelley is the co-author of the novel The Silent Gift, and Traces of Mercy. Her career as a screenwriter with long-time writing partner, Michael Landon, Jr., began with the adaptation of Margery Williams’ classic story, The Velveteen Rabbit, which had a theatrical release. Several television movies followed, most notably Love Comes Softly, (based on Janette Oke’s novel) which won a CAMIE Award and the Epiphany Prize for Movie Guide’s most inspirational television movie of 2003. Cindy and her husband, Jim, make their home in the Southwest; have three adorable grandchildren and four big dogs who rule the house.
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When Mercy abandons Captain Elijah Hale to search for her true identity, he goes after her. With the threat that bounty hunters might be hot on her trail, Mercy does all she can to stay ahead of the danger, frustrating both the bad men who are after her—and Captain Hale who wants to find her and escort her safely home. But when she stumbles upon clues that help her learn who she is and where she's from, the danger escalates and she has to learn to keep her friends close and her enemies even closer—if she can determine which is which!
Title:A.D. 33 Author:Ted Dekker Pages:354 Year:2015 Publisher: Center Street My rating is 4 out of 5 stars. This novel should be read after reading A.D. 30.Maviah’s story
continues as she is now known as the Queen of the Outcasts.Her beloved Judah has been imprisoned for two
years as she has been traveling around, spreading Yeshua’s message and
gathering the desert people to unite them.She finally reaches Judah and they are reunited.However, soon after, disaster strikes.Maviah has lost her way and forgotten
Yeshua’s teachings.Her ever loyal
“tower”, Saba, is with her every step of the way.Because of her actions, she must now return
to Petra and beg the queen’s help in order to save the life of one precious to
Maviah.She meets Herod again, and there
are appearances by many characters from the first novel. During her many miles of travel, she once again encounters
Yeshua and is renewed in spirit.She
learns many spiritual truths and Saba also comes to believe in Yeshua and his
Title: The Divide
Author: Jolina Petersheim
My rating 4 out of 5 stars. The Divide is the
sequel to The Alliance written by the
same author. The story is unique in
posing the question how would different people handle life if the USA was
attacked by an EMP. While the Amish and
some Mennonite communities are used to living with the essentials and not
dependent on anything electronic, other factions of society are very dependent
on these convivences.
What happens in the novel shows how it could change or
affect people’s beliefs, behaviors and just trying to live each day. The two main characters, Moses and Leora, whom
we met in The Alliance, are each
trying to do what they can in two different communities. Moses is an interesting character who is drawn
to Leora and yet is bound by his choices in the past. Leora has been shouldering the care of her
family for years and now it is even harder to provide for them as they seek to
find a plac…