Appalachia, God's grace, inspirational fiction, Pepper Basham's books

The Thorn Healer – Cover Reveal

You guys know I love any excuse to party! And today I have a great one!!! The third installment of the Penned in Time series (my very first series EVER published) has a cover! The Thorn Healer!! And you all know that I'll wait to the very end of the post to show the cover,… Continue reading The Thorn Healer – Cover Reveal


From Dawn to Dusk – #uk2k16

Oh it seems way too long since I returned from my 'heart home' in England, but I love getting to revisit the memories and pictures of the trip. Today, I'm taking you with us on day #2 - London. It's amazing what a good night's sleep and a great English breakfast can do for energy… Continue reading From Dawn to Dusk – #uk2k16

Authors, Christian authors, inspirational fiction, Pepper Basham, The Thorn Keeper

God’s Story in The Thorn Keeper

Today is the release of my second novel, The Thorn Keeper, and I'm so thankful for the reviews that have come out so far. Here's why. The main focus for most of the reviews is not the history or the beautiful romance, but the amazing love of a rescuing God. Catherine Dougall made choices that… Continue reading God’s Story in The Thorn Keeper

Fiction Book Reviews


Today is the day!! Time to see the cover for book 2 in the Penned in Time series, The Thorn Keeper. The trick to this 'game' is.... I've listed 8 blogs participating in the party. You can leave a comment on one or all blogs to get your name in the basket for a digital… Continue reading LET’S PARTY

Fiction Book Reviews

The Beginning of Something….Beautiful – COVER REVEAL

Well, on Wednesday, Feb 11th (my Mom's BIRTHDAY!) I introduced the world to my debut novel cover! The Thorn Bearer is set to release on May 7th - 100 years after the sinking of the Lusitania. Wow! What an honor to be able to have this book come to the world on such an anniversary!… Continue reading The Beginning of Something….Beautiful – COVER REVEAL

Fiction Book Reviews

Who’s Got Character with Siri Mitchell

My first introduction to contemporary fiction was reading Siri Mitchell’s fantastic novel, Kissing Adrien. I’d decided never to write a contemporary novel up to that point, but something about the humor, suspense, and excitement drew me in, not to mention Adrien and France. Two years later, I’d completed my first contemporary romantic comedy. Funny what… Continue reading Who’s Got Character with Siri Mitchell

Fiction Book Reviews

Twas the Night Jesus Came – A Christmas Poem

Merry Christmas everyone! Blessings to you and your family. May you all know the joy of the true reason for this season - the Savior who is Christ the Lord.   Twas the Night Jesus Came Twas the night Jesus came and all through the town, Not a person would guess The Messiah came down. The… Continue reading Twas the Night Jesus Came – A Christmas Poem

Fiction Book Reviews

A Day Off to WRITE

I can't remember the last time I had a day off JUST TO WRITE! The last day off I took to write, two of my kids got sick the night before and were home from school with me. But today.... TODAY...... I am sitting at the kitchen table staring at an empty house and getting… Continue reading A Day Off to WRITE

Fiction Book Reviews

Love at First Thought with Ruth Axtell Morren

Anyone in love with Regency? Julia over at The Writers Alley had a great post about Jane Austen yesterday. And today, I have Regency author extraordinairre, Ruth Axtell Morren. Now Ruth writes more than Regency, but most of her books have been during that era...and incredibly memorable. Oh my goodness, she has such a beautiful… Continue reading Love at First Thought with Ruth Axtell Morren

God's grace

The After-Christmas blues?

I stare out my dining room window this morning, watching as snowflakes dance and twirl to the frosted ground. Just me, a tall glass of chocolate milk, my computer, a darkened dining room, and the light from the framed winter wonderland.  It’s the day after Christmas. My children are still sleeping, my husband is off… Continue reading The After-Christmas blues?