To the *963 Goodreads members who entered my recent 10-book giveaway of Every Hill and Mountain thanks for participating! To the ten winners congratulations! The books are in the mail.…Continue
Added by Deborah Heal on May 1, 2013 at 1:05pm — No Comments
Getting It Real!
The Covering is unabashedly a Christian novel with a clear salvation message, but without excessive jargon and preachiness. Ms Pratola found fresh and natural ways to present the message all wrapped up in an exciting romance. Gunnar is the perfect mysterious and dangerous hero, and Tessa’s love (and God’s) breaks through his hard shell to the love-starved man inside in delicious romance novel fashion.
Tessa and Gunnar are…Continue
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No fooling. The third book in my trilogy Every Hill and Mountain is now out! Like the others, it’s a combination of history, faith, and fiction. Once again Abby and her friends are using the weird computer program called Beautiful House to “time-surf” in old houses—this time in the infamous Old Slave House near Equality, Illinois. Click here to read about the…Continue
Added by Deborah Heal on March 28, 2013 at 11:44am — No Comments
My characters Abby and her friends in Every Hill and Mountain are from the northern part of the state, and when their search for clues takes them to southernmost part of Illinois, they feel like they've arrived in a foreign country to be explored with interest. (Or in…Continue
Added by Deborah Heal on March 25, 2013 at 3:16pm — No Comments
Only 16 days until the launch of Every Hill and Mountain, book three in my time travel trilogy! Join the launch party on my website April 10-15 for the history behind the book, why I wrote it, and the chance to win several prizes, including a signed set of the books--the whole trilogy!…Continue
Added by Deborah Heal on March 24, 2013 at 8:30am — No Comments
I wrote a short story called Charlotte's Attic as a gift for all those readers who purchased my very first book Time and Again: Charlotte of Miles Station, because I didn't want them to miss out on all that's new in the revised and updated version. …Continue
Added by Deborah Heal on March 11, 2013 at 11:30am — No Comments
Visiting another century…not the summer vacation she had planned.
Every Hill and Mountain, the third in my YA time travel mystery will be released in April. See all three beautiful covers and read the description on…Continue
Added by Deborah Heal on March 7, 2013 at 10:11am — No Comments
Unclaimed Legacy (4 1/2 Stars)
Book Two in the Young Adult Time Travel Mystery Trilogy
"Easily Five out of Five Stars. . ."
"I hope it will work its way to the top of the best seller lists for young adults."
"Unique. . .a…Continue
Added by Deborah Heal on January 12, 2013 at 11:29am — No Comments
But lately, it’s been difficult to find. In recent weeks I read two Christian novels, one a debut, and one by a bestselling author with many titles to her credit. Both shall remain nameless here. I will not, as I first intended, write book reviews for them for Amazon . . . (click link to read the rest of…Continue
If only I could find the way back to the olden days. Living through my characters' adventures helps. . .
Added by Deborah Heal on October 30, 2012 at 9:18am — No Comments
It's hard to imagine that I've been on the virtual road for two weeks! If you missed any of the stops last week here are the links. Most of these blogs are hosting book giveaways so be sure to check them out. http://deborahheal.com/international-book-tour-continues/…Continue
Added by Deborah Heal on October 15, 2012 at 9:28am — No Comments
Diane has a giveaway going on her site so be sure to enter for that. But also read her great review of my Unclaimed Legacy. http://dianeestrella.com/unclaimed-legacy-by-deborah-heal-book-giveaway/
Added by Deborah Heal on October 8, 2012 at 8:58am — No Comments
Here are some of the great reviews I received last week during my international book tour. Be on the look out for book giveaways on nearly every blog.Continue
Added by Deborah Heal on October 7, 2012 at 6:25pm — No Comments
Just look what My Book Addiction put on their blog! Read my guest post "How I Became an Author" and better yet, enter to win a $10 gift card. See it all here:http://www.mybookaddictionandmore.com/a-visit-with-author-deborah-heal-giveaway-win-10-from-mba/
Added by Deborah Heal on October 2, 2012 at 9:36pm — No Comments
Anybody from around my old hometown Bunker Hill, Illinois knows about the very nice Lincoln statue there. But many don't know that Lincoln actually campaigned in Woodburn nearby. Read more here: http://deborahheal.com/a-night-in-the-museum/…Continue
Added by Deborah Heal on September 27, 2012 at 9:11am — No Comments
The Moral of the Story: Weave, Don't Patch
Here I discuss my views on what makes good Christian fiction and what doesn't.
Added by Deborah Heal on September 25, 2012 at 9:19am — No Comments
Before I signed the contract with the publisher of my first book, Time and Again, I had a phone conversation with the acquisitions editor. After helpfully explaining what I could expect, she briefly brought up the topic of book tours.
“Of course,” she said, “we pay all expenses for…Continue
Added by Deborah Heal on September 24, 2012 at 10:32am — No Comments
The Emancipation of Robert Sadler by Robert Sadler with Marie Chapian
The blurb on the back says this autobiography will “both shock and inspire you,” and it did. Robert Sadler survived the poverty and brutality of his early life, safely navigated the ugly Jim Crow years, and went on to become a faithful evangelist who ministered to thousands with the Gospel and a helping hand.
Sadler went from being a fearful little boy so terrorized he couldn’t even pronounce his own name, to…Continue
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