“GLORY REVEALED” Nominated for Interviews & Reviews Book of the Year

“GLORY REVEALED” Nominated for Interviews & Reviews Book of the Year

I was honored and excited to learn that GLORY REVEALED, the second book in my “Sisters of Lazarus” series, has made the list of Interviews & Reviews Top Books of 2017 in the Biblical Fiction category and is in the running for the website’s Book of the Year.

From now until December 30, anyone can vote for their favorite book. The title with the most votes will win Interviews & Reviews Book of the Year. The winner will be announced on New Years Day.

The books in this list received 5-star reviews on Interviews & Reviews. Click here to read the reviews for GLORY REVEALED, written by Janis Cox and Carol A. Brown.

Click here to find all the nominations and to cast your vote for your favorite book(s). *Note: you will need to register with the site to vote.

I would be honored if you would vote for GLORY REVEALED and then share/encourage your friends to cast their votes.

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“SISTERS OF LAZARUS” Solar Eclipse Sale

“SISTERS OF LAZARUS” Solar Eclipse Sale

August 21, 2017.

That’s the date of the upcoming solar eclipse, when the period of totality will cover a large portion of the continental United States.

To celebrate this rare event, now through August 21, I am having a SISTERS OF LAZARUS Solar Eclipse Sale.

For the next 17 days, you have two sale prices:

Click here to buy Beauty Unveiled, SISTERS OF LAZARUS, Book 1for $8.21*

Or

Click here to buy the Beauty Unveiled & Glory Revealed Solar Eclipse Bundle for $17.00.*

*Shipping and handling will be applied to each purchase.

Take advantage of the SISTERS OF LAZARUS Solar Eclipse Sale today. The sale prices are good through August 21.

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AN UNLIKELY EVANGELIST in Free eBook for Father’s Day

AN UNLIKELY EVANGELIST in Free eBook for Father’s Day

Unlikely Evangelist CoverIn honor of Father’s Day, I am giving away free downloads of my book, An Unlikely Evangelist. It will be available in all eBook formats from the Smashwords eBook Store from June 9 through June 23.

At 5:10 p.m. on Friday, March 1, 2013, I learned that my father had passed away.

Daddy had died as he had lived; all alone in the bar he managed. I grieved, not just for the loss of my father, but because I wasn’t sure where he would spend eternity.

However, during the week of his death and funeral, several events revealed God’s hand at work. The day after we returned home, I wrote down the experience in a short memoir called, An Unlikely Evangelist, and shared it with a few friends.

The response was overwhelming. My pastor asked me to read it during the Father’s Day service. Monica Schmelter, host of the syndicated television show Bridges on the Christian Television Network, invited me to read it on her program and encouraged me to share my story with as many people as possible.

“Father’s Day is usually thought of as a happy occasion for family gatherings,” Monica explained. “But not everyone has a great relationship with their dad. It can be a tough day for some people. Paula’s story is so encouraging and I believe it can bring healing to a lot of hurting people.”

I did not write this story to be anything more than my own memories. So many people commented on it, however, and asked where they could get copies of it, that I decided to publish it as a short story.

I am humbled that the story continues to touch people. LeAnn Morris commented in a reader’s review: “This is a touching story and tribute to God’s unseen work to bring healing of past pain and disappointment, and the expectation of a glorious reunion one day. Well done Paula!!!”

Since the book’s initial release, it has been my tradition to give away the eBook version during the Father’s Day season. There are no hoops to jump through and no coupons to fuss with. To download a copy of An Unlikely Evangelist, click here.

The song, Nothing is Wasted, by my friend Jason Gray, was an encouragement to me during the writing of An Unlikely Evangelist. Please check out his amazing music video. For more information about Jason, visit him online at JasonGrayMusic.com.

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A 5-Star Review for “GLORY REVEALED” from Interviews and Reviews

A 5-Star Review for “GLORY REVEALED” from Interviews and Reviews

Reviewer Janis Cox gave”GLORY REVEALED: Sisters of Lazarus, Book 2, a 5-star review on the Interviews and Reviews website.

She commented the book was “A must read for anyone wanting biblical fiction.” Some of her other comments included, “I loved reading this account of Mary and Martha during the days before Christ’s crucifixion and after.” “Her [Paula’s] portrayal of each character was masterfully done. I saw the people and the times. I smelled the food. I felt as if I were there.”

Click here to read Ms. Cox’s full review. 

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“GLORY REVEALED” Garners a 5-Star Review on Interviews and Reviews Website

“GLORY REVEALED” Garners a 5-Star Review on Interviews and Reviews Website

Carol A. Brown gave GLORY REVEALED a 5-star review on the Interviews and Reviews website. Here are a few of her comments:

“I very much enjoyed this book!… What I liked was the texture, context, and backstory that it gives to the scriptural account of the crucifixion of Jesus of Nazareth. It also provides a fuller picture of the sequence of events leading up to the judgment and what may have been in the minds and hearts of those involved in the incitement against Jesus…I will heartily recommend Glory Revealed. It was a wonderful read during Passion Week!”

Click here to read the full review.

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Read an Ebook Week

Read an Ebook Week

*From Paula: Check out the news item below. All of my books published through WordCrafts Press are part of this special celebration.

If you have ever wanted to take a chance on a new author, but didn’t want to fork over full price for a hardback or paperback edition, now is your chance! The 9th annual Read an Ebook Week is underway, and runs through end of day March 11.

A multitude of authors and publishers from around the world participate in this global ebook celebration, offering thousands of fiction and non-fiction titles available for free or at deep discounts in all major ebook formats, including .epub, for most ereader devices such as iPad and Nook, and .mobi for Kindle.

WordCrafts Press is joining in the celebration, offering all of its ebook titles at a 75 percent discount from retail, exclusively through the Smashwords ebookstore.

“We’re thrilled to participate in the Read an Ebook Week celebration,” said WordCrafts Press publisher, Mike Parker. “What a great opportunity for readers to discover new authors, and for less than the price of a cup of coffee!”

The Smashwords ebookstore makes it easy for readers to purchase participating titles. Simply visit the Smashwords website and search for the WordCrafts Press title you want. Click on the Buy With Coupon button, then use the code RAE75 to get the discounted price. But hurry. The discounted prices end at close of business, March 11.

“If you enjoy your ebook, please take time to share your thoughts on your favorite social media site,” Parker added. “The best publicity an author can get is an honest recommendation from a reader.”

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