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FamilyFiction Weekly: April 17, 2012
|Spotlight: A LOVE FORBIDDEN
New historical romance from Kathleen Morgan: Set against the powerful backdrop of the Colorado Rockies in 1879, a young schoolteacher finds herself caught in a clash of cultures as she fights for love against overwhelming odds.
|News: 2012 Christy Award nominees
This week, the Christy Advisory Board announced the nominees for the 2012 Christy Awards. Named after the groundbreaking novel by Catherine Marshall, the awards honor the best in Christian fiction. Click through for the whole list of nominations!
|Interview: Neta Jackson
When brainstorming her latest novel, Neta Jackson wanted the story to center around a mature Christian facing a crisis of faith. What she didn't expect is that another protagonist -- of the young, idealistic variety -- would share center stage. Read the interview!
|Q&A: C. Kevin Thompson
As a fan of science thrillers, minister and author C. Kevin Thompson lamented the lack of Christian authors in the territory of say, Michael Crichton, Douglas Preston, and Robin Cook. So he wrote The Serpent's Grasp to help balance the scales. Read the Q&A!
|New issue! FamilyFiction Edge
The April/May 2012 issue of FamilyFiction Edge is online and it includes: Brandilyn Collins * Marcher Lord Press * eBook mysteries * Randy Singer * Eric Wilson * Mike Yorkey * Lynette Eason * and much more! Read online or download it -- free!
|Our next giveaway...
Okay, this is embarrassing: I'm still not ready to tell you our most recent set of winners -- but I don't want to start a new giveaway when we're still wrapping up the previous one. So...we're moving the next giveaway to May (with a June 30 deadline). Meanwhile, check out these upcoming prizes!
|Free Christian Fiction!
Our "free fiction" page includes links to free downloads for multiple reading devices, including Kindle, Nook, Apple iPad, Kobo, Windows PC, Mac, and more! Find a list of available titles here! We also post #FreeChristianFiction links weekly on Twitter.com/FamilyFiction.
Our "free fiction" page also includes links to watch Christian and family friendly films online -- including titles from Hulu and Netflix (streaming account required). Titles include The Wager, The Bill Collector, The Book of Ruth, The Secrets of Jonathan Sperry, and more!
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|Good bookstores and libraries!
We're launching a new department in the magazine, and we're looking for booksellers, libraries, and church libraries that carry a healthy selection of Christian fiction and have knowledgeable folks working there. If you know of such a place click through and let us know!
|FamilyFiction Mar/Apr 2012
Beth Wiseman talks about her contemporary fiction debut Need You Now * 10 Essential Voices in Regency Romance * Plus new releases in Amish, Historical, Romance, Contemporary, and Children's books! Read online or download it -- free!
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