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I'm a pastor's wife, mother of three, and an author. I love being active in my church, including playing hand bells and singing in the choir. I also have the support of a wonderful women's Bible study group!
Now that my days as "Mom Taxi" have ended, I get to fill my day with writing. What a blessing! I have my dream job (working at home, often in my p.j.'s!) and then get to spend time with my family.
I'm so excited to have another book released from Love Inspired. You can check out all my books on the Books page. I appreciate you taking the time to visit and hope you'll come back again!
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Coming October 2014 from Love Inspired… The Guy Next Door
After inheriting her great-aunt's failing yarn shop, Lilly Barnes is determined to make it a success. All she wants is stability, something she doesn't think possible in the small town of Corinthia, Georgia. Then Pastor Daniel Foreman rents space in her store to hold meetings for his growing congregation, and this proves to be her lifeline. At first Lilly wants nothing to do with Daniel's big dreams, but she soon finds herself starting to share his goals. Yet trouble between her customers and his congregation make them both doubt the path they're on. That is, until practical Lilly shows him that love is a risk worth taking.
4 Stars from RT Book Reviews
"...Tippens imperfect and charming characters learn to lean on God for direction and to use their hurt to help others."
Before becoming a Christian, Mark Ryker ran with a bad crowd and broke hearts. Including his father’s. Now a successful businessman, Mark has come home to Corinthia, Georgia, to make amends. But no one will forgive him. So when the widowed mother of four renting his dad’s run-down house needs help fixing up the place, Mark gets to work. Pretty Hannah Hughes and her sweet kids have him longing to be part of the clan, but Hannah isn’t ready to let go of the past. Still, they are working together on a house full of hope—and that’s all Mark needs.
2013 RITA® Award Nominee!
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Come Blog with Me...
My personal blog, LifeWithMissy, where I discuss writing, reading, life, and family. I also do author interviews and the occasional contest/book giveaway.
A group blog, F.A.I.T.H., where I post on Thursdays. We blog about the writing life, about faith, about family and anything else that we may be dealing with. We also have guest authors and post book reviews. F.A.I.T.H. is an acronym for Following Always, Intently Trusting Him.
A group blog, Seekerville, with a group of writer friends. Entering manuscripts in the contest circuit is what brought us together, so we discuss contests and the journey toward publication. When the group formed, one of us was newly contracted. Now, all thirteen of us are published! So we have a lot of experience to share.
Branching off of the Seekerville website, my good friend and fellow Love Inspired author Ruth Logan Herne and I have started the Yankee-Belle Cafe blog. We hope you'll drop by to share recipes and fun!
Come check out the Love Inspired Authors' website! We also have a blog. You'll meet your favorite authors and will get to know new ones. There will also be contests for book giveaways!