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CELEBRATING The Most Eligible Bachelor

I am tickled to announce the release of The MOST ELIGIBLE BACHELOR Romance Collection from Barbour Publishing. I am blessed to join eight other wonderful authors—Erica Vetsch, Kathleen Y’Barbo, Amanda Barratt, Cynthia Hickey, Shannon McNear, Gabrielle Meyer, and Gina Wellborn—in … Continue reading

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Two weeks ago, I was honored—not to mention thrilled out of my socks!—to received notification my novella, Hope’s Dwelling Place, had won the Inspirational Readers Choice Award. Since I couldn’t be present when the winners were announced in San Antonio, … Continue reading

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THREADS OF TIME is a seven-story collection of romantic novellas that span more than 150 years following the journeys of a quilt and the comfort it offers to the many hands through which it passes.  Authors: Constance Shilling Stevens (Connie … Continue reading

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In just a few more days, I’ll be heading out to join some of my writing buddies for a week of brainstorming, research, book signings, and lots of hugs and laughter. My “to do” list was getting too long and … Continue reading

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MY I HAVE YOUR ATTENTION PLEASE…. My newest release, HARBINGER OF HEALING, is coming out this month. This is the third book in my north Georgia series, and it is set in 1870, five years after the War Between The … Continue reading

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There were 49 people who left a comment celebrating the unveiling of my new website. In conjunction, number NINE has been drawn, so . . . drum roll, please . . . the winner of the gift basket is BARBARA … Continue reading

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A few weeks ago I received a call from a reporter from our local newspaper. It wasn’t entirely unexpected because when I entered three of my books in the Carol Award contest a few months ago, one of the things … Continue reading

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Remember when you were a kid waiting for Christmas or your birthday? Remember the ketchup commercial years ago? Anticipation…. That’s what I’ve felt like for the past month, anticipating the unveiling of my new website. Conferring with the graphic designer, … Continue reading

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