Friday, October 21, 2016

Christmas of Hope Anthology

Dear Friends and Family,
I’m excited to announce my upcoming book release on October 24, 2016. My novella, A True Christmas Present will be part of an anthology called Christmas of Hope:  An Anthology of 7 Christian Inspirational Holiday Stories. We’re publishing just in time for Christmas! It will make a great gift or an encouraging read for you. Below are brief descriptions of each of the stories.
A Collection of Christian Inspirational novellas by 7 different authors, with a little romance and an abundance of sweet, heartwarming moments that are sure to get you in the holiday spirit this Christmas.

Homespun Christmas—by Darlene Panzera. When her family informs her they are only exchanging handmade gifts this holiday season, Cassie Sutherland only has one week to ditch the ones she'd bought at the store and find creative replacements. Can handsome newcomer, Logan Whittaker, offer inspiration and help her rediscover her God-given talents?

O' Night Divine—by Debby Lee. This Christmas someone is trying to vandalize the county museum. Can the night watchman, Dane Cassidy, help Karena Smith find out who it is?

A Christmas Shot—by Julianne M. Haag. Elise Forstner thought she left behind her dreams to be a travel photographer long ago, but when Tom Adessi, her globe-trotting ex-boyfriend, walks back into her life, her heart is torn between her reasons to stay and her longing to go.

Silver Lining—by Robin Gueswel. Anita Crispin longs to open her own hair salon after her irritable boss, Bernie, embarrasses her in front a customer. Can the handsome new realtor show her that maybe God has a different plan?

A True Christmas Present—by Carol Caldwell. Widow Rebecca Blakeley is building her dream art studio, but her neighbor, Walker Rumpf, is fighting her and the game he plays is anything but fair.

Christmas Gone Awry—by Jeri Stockdale. Emma needs to stand up to a slew of opposition if she is to land the open teacher position she longs for. Will her friend, Angie, and new love interest, Nathan, help her to see God has it all under control?

All I Want For Christmas—by Beverly Basile. Janee Peters is shocked to find herself pitted against an old rival when she competes for the marketing position of her dreams. Can her new landlady, Mrs. Martin, and her nephew, Ryan, convince her that God uses all things to work together for good?

The anthology is available for pre-order now as an e-book, and will be delivered on October 24th. Or, if you actually wait and order it on that release date it will bump us up in Amazon’s ratings and make it easier for others to find our book. Print copies will be available soon. Christmas of Hope will also be available through Barnes & Noble online. This link will take you directly to Amazon’s page to order: 
If you know someone who might be interested in our anthology, please feel free to pass this on to them. If you read it, please take a little time to leave a review on Amazon, Barnes & Noble, or Goodreads for us. You can just rate it with stars, or leave a written comment as well. My fellow authors and I thank you for your support. God bless you!

Carol Caldwell