Calendar

MAY 2015 May 3rd, Sunday - DEBUT of SINS OF THE MOTHERS, historical Christian Texas Romance, book four following Vow Unbroken, Hearts Stolen, and Hope Reborn. May 17th, Sunday - Romantic Times Confernce, Hyatt Regency, downtown Dallas, if your a romance reader, you just can't miss this event! It begins on Friday, but I'll have a table on Sunday where readers can come free and meet the authors! May 29, Friday - Release Celebration at the RED RIVER COUNTY LIBRARY /  1 until 4:00  /   Walnut Street in Clarksville   APRIL 2015 April 17th, day - DEBUT of SING A NEW SONG, contemporary Red River Romance series, book two following The Preacher's Faith. April , Friday - Release Celebration at the RED RIVER COUNTY LIBRARY /  1 until 4:00  /   Walnut Street in Clarksville   MARCH 2015 March 6th, Friday - DEBUT of THEN THE DELUGE COMES, Biblical fiction, volume two of The Generations series following A Little Lower Than the Angels. March 27, Friday - Release Celebration at the RED RIVER COUNTY LIBRARY /  1 until 4:00  /   Walnut Street in Clarksville   FEBRUARY 2015 February 2nd, Monday - DEBUT of THE PREACHER'S FAITH the first book in my new Red River Romance series. These will be contemporary stories set in Red River County (far Northeast Texas), but different from the Texas Romance series as these will all be different folks--well maybe friends will appear from one book to the next. So you may see some familiar names, but they are all stand-alone novels and not connected other than by setting. February 21, Saturday - Book signing at Half Price Books on Cooper and 303 in Arlington, Texas 2 until 4 p.m. February 27, Friday - Release Celebration at the RED RIVER COUNTY LIBRARY                3-5:00  /   Walnut Street in Clarksville   JANUARY 2015 LAUNCH MONTH! HOPE REBORN!  Book three of Texas Romance s, a historical Christian 'western adventure' romance following Vow Unbroken, book one, and Hearts Stolen, book two. January 9th, Friday - DEBUT of HOPE REBORN January 15 – 18 - Girlfriend Weekend AROUND THE WORLD WITH BOOKS hosted by the Pulpwood Queens international book club with 550+ chapters nationwide and in 15 foreign countries. January 27Release Celebration at the RED RIVER COUNTY LIBRARY                3-5:00  /   Walnut Street in Clarksville January 25th, Sunday - Release Celebration at Panara Bread, Irving          2:30-4:30 /  7600 North MacArthur Blvd. #100 Irving TX 75063   NOVEMBER 2014   LAUNCH MONTH! A LITTLE LOWER THAN THE ANGELS , a Biblical fiction, volume one of The Generations series. November 2nd, Sunday - DEBUT  DAY!   OCTOBER 2014 October 4th, Saturday - 2 to 5 p.m. / Books-A-Million, Texarkana TX October 23th, Friday - 1 to 9 p.m. / Wine in the Pines, Mt. Vernon Town Square October 24th, Saturday - 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. / Wine in the Pines, Mt. Vernon Town Square   SEPTEMBER 2014   LAUNCH MONTH for HEARTS STOLEN  September 5th HEARTS STOLEN DEBUT DAY! September 5th VIRTUAL Launch Party / Facebook Event Page 10 a.m. to Noon September 13th, Saturday - 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. / East Texas Bookfest, Tyler Junior College September 15th, Monday - 6 to 8 p.m. / Friends of the Library, New Boston Library, TX September 20th, Saturday  - 2 to 5 p.m. / Barnes and Noble, Stonebriar Mall, Frisco TX September 23rd, Tuesday - 1:30 to 5:30 p.m. / Red River County Library, Clarksville, TX September 25-27th, Thursday - Saturday / ACFW Conference, Hyatt, St. Louis MO September 28th, Sunday 1 to 5 p.m. / Maranatha BookFest, St. James Anglican Church, Kansas City, MO MARCH 2014 LAUNCH MONTH for VOW UNBROKEN March 4th VOW UNBROKEN DEBUT DAY! DEBUT PARTY at the ITALIAN BISTRO 11:00 til 1:30 / Clarksville Square
Patricia Abbott and Louise Koiner - Luncheon Ladies

Patricia Abbott and Louise Koiner - Luncheon Ladies

(L-R) Abigail holding Baby Ashur, Gm Shannan Howlett, GGm Sherry Wright

(L-R) Abigail holding Baby Ashur, Gm Shannan Howlett, GGm Sherry Wright - Prayer Group

Berta Dawson

Berta Dawson - Prayer Group

So much fun and a FULL DAY of celebration!!
Sharon Stephens, me, Julie Pease

Sharon Stephens - fellow writer and Julie Pease - prayer group

Had a great group of ladies come!
Melanie Backus - Bookclub!

Melanie Backus - Bookclub!

Reading at the Library on Launch Day

Reading at the Library on Launch Day

  MEET THE AUTHOR PARTY at the RED RIVER COUNTY LIBRARY   2 - 4 p.m. / Walnut St. in Clarksville   CELEBRATION at RIO VERDE RESTAURANT 4:30- 7:00 / Main Street in Clarksville PARTY at the Historic WILLIAMS HOUSE
 me, Joni, Dana McAdoo all 1800s refreshments! Best celebration yet!

me, Joni, Dana McAdoo all 1800s refreshments! Best celebration yet!

4 - 7:30 / Front Street in DeKalb
Me and my Sweetheart

Me and my Sweetheart

              at The Brass Bean in Grand Prairie Friday, March 7, 4 to 6:30 p.m. Brass Bean Grand Prairie with Elaine   LEFT - Elaine and me at the Grand Prairie Library 9 to 11 a.m.    BELOW, with Hellen Jolly and on the RIGHT Joyce Zuniga! Grand Prairie Library with Helen Grand Prairie Library with Joyce Zuniga         Then to Mardel in Hurst, noon-3 p.m. then to Panera Bread in Cedar Hill, 4-6 p.m.Panera Cedar Hill with Brandi Sunday 2 to 5 p.m. Barnes & Noble / Southlake! to the RIGHT , I'm with Brandi at Panera Bread and to the BnN Southlake with Barnetts sister Left here with my sister Cathy and her husband Kevin! My brother and sister-in-loves Bruce and the 'other' Carol McAdoo : ) were there, too   And below left , my neices Jessica Herrera and Joanna Brewton with my sister's FIRST Grandsugar Rowan Brewton and to the right below is old time friend (through our horses) Sandra Archer and my long time Facebook friend I'd never yet met in public, Margo Carmichael! What great fun! Sold LOTS of books, too! 🙂 BnN Southlake with Sandi and Margo BnN Southlake Jessica Joanna Rowan Had a wonderful time at Barnes and Noble! My first opportunity to be around Rowan, my great-nephew ! And two friends on the right who I love!           SEPTEMBER 12-16, 2013 / Indianapolis, IN THE AMERICAN CHRISTIAN FICTION WRITERS CONFERENCE LoveField            Flew out of Love Field on Southwest Airlines
I always love to sit by the window so I can get a good view of the sky and clouds and earth so far below.

I always love to sit by the window so I can get a good view of the sky and clouds and earth so far below.

I arrived at the Hyatt. My room was on the 14th floor, I love being high!

I arrived in Indianapolis and got to the Hyatt. My room was on the 14th floor, I love being high!

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My roomie from South Carolina, Michele Claudio a.k.a. Mimi. Fell in love with this sweet lady!

My roomie from South Carolina, Michele Claudio a.k.a. Mimi. Fell in love with this sweet lady!

Telena Contreras, a.k.a. Tanara Claudio, was my other new friend from Arizona. Holly had e'introduced us prior to the conference. God bonded our hearts!

Telena Contreras, a.k.a. Tanara Claudio, was my other new friend from Arizona. Holly had e'introduced us prior to the conference. God bonded our hearts!

Mary Ellis and Ruth Reid, both write Amish romances

Mary Ellis and Ruth Reid, both write Amish romances

Pat and Vanetta and Amy at Chang's dinner. More sweet Seymour Sibs!

Pat and Vanetta and Amy at Chang's dinner. More sweet Seymour Sibs!

Shelley, Amy, and Jen at the P. F. Chang's dinner. Seymour has a great group of authors and I'm blessed to be in their ranks.

Shelley, Amy, and Jen at the P. F. Chang's dinner. Seymour has a great group of authors and I'm blessed to be in their ranks.

Friday night, Mary Sue took all her Seymour Agency authors to a lovely dinner at P.F. Changs. It was great to meet so many ladies only known by name before.

Friday night, Mary Sue took all her Seymour Agency authors to a lovely dinner at P.F. Changs. It was great to meet so many ladies only known by name before.

My agent, Mary Sue Seymour at the ACFW Conference , September 2013

My agent, Mary Sue Seymour at the ACFW Conference , September 2013

Night time view from my room. Indianapolis is a beautiful city. My first time in Indiana

Night time view from my room. Indianapolis is a beautiful city. My first time in Indiana

This is called a 'One-Page' and every author needs one to pitch their new work!

This is called a 'One-Page' and every author needs one to pitch their new work!

The Praise and Worship was SWEET and probably what I looked forward to most!  It'd been so long to worship with so many Christians!

The Praise and Worship was SWEET and probably what I looked forward to most! It'd been so long to worship with so many Christians!

Saturday night, my Howard editor Beth took all her authors to A great Pizza place. She's barely in the photo next to me and Amanda Demastus, my other editor next to her.

Saturday night, my Howard editor Beth took all her authors to A great Pizza place. She's barely in the photo next to me and Amanda Demastus, my other editor next to her.

It just so happened that Frank Peretti came this year to receive the Lifetime Achievement Award, and also so happens, he's a Howard author! So he went to dinner with us. I love his books!

It just so happened that Frank Peretti came this year to receive the Lifetime Achievement Award, and also so happens, he's a Howard author! So he went to dinner with us. I love his books!

AT the Awards Banquet Sunday night, My Howard editors Beth Adams, Amanda Demastus, and me. It was so great to meet these ladies!

AT the Awards Banquet Sunday night, My Howard editors Beth Adams, Amanda Demastus, and me. It was so great to meet these ladies!