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The Risk of Us: A Chevron Ross Book Review

I had a hard time digesting this book. Granted that it is an expertly written and unflinching look at foster parenting, The Risk of Us is difficult to get into at first. Written from the unnamed foster mother’s stream-of-consciousness viewpoint, it is rife with gutter language that does nothing to…
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December 1, 2023
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The Samaritan’s Patient: A New Novel from Chevron Ross

Dear Subscribers, My third novel, The Samaritan's Patient, is in the hands of AIA Publishing and will be available soon through Amazon. Below you will find a description of the book, some early reviews, and a sneak peek at the opening chapter. I'll send you an update when the book goes…
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November 24, 2023
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Jesus in the Shadows: A Chevron Ross Book Review

Several years ago, a friend gave me a book by F. LaGard Smith that guides the reader through the entire Bible in one year. By rearranging the text in chronological order, Smith cleared up my murky understanding of the Scriptures. Eric Robinson’s Jesus in the Shadows takes Smith’s book a…
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November 17, 2023
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Check out these newly released books

November 2023 New Releases More in-depth descriptions of these books can be found on the ACFW Fiction Finder website Contemporary Romance: 12 Days of Mandy Reno by Regina Rudd Merrick -- Law student Amanda Reno is stuck in her tiny hometown in Kentucky for Christmas and work part-time at the…
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November 10, 2023
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The Rise of the Y: Meet the Author

Today I’d like to welcome ACFW author Angela Shelton. In the following passage she describes the inspiration that led to her new novel, Rise of the Y. It is now available on Amazon.   I live on a cattle farm in a quaint little town in Georgia, where our livestock…
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November 3, 2023
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In the Garden of Beasts: A Chevron Ross Book Review

Since the end of World War II, countless books about Adolph Hitler have raised the same question: How could such a monster have brought the entire world to the brink of destruction? Erik Larson offers a few answers in his historical account of an American family. In 1933, William Dodd…
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October 27, 2023
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Rules of Civility: A Chevron Ross Book Review

Being young, single and free to choose one’s path is a good subject for an author’s debut novel. What Amor Towles has done is place his characters in 1938 New York, where opportunities are scarce and living conditions still harsh. Rules of Civility is not a happy story, though it begins…
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October 20, 2023
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The Lovely Bones: A Chevron Ross Book Review

There are many stories about how people deal with grief. Alice Sebold tells her story through the eyes of a murder victim. Susie Salmon is fourteen when a neighbor lures her to her death. Watching from a kind of limbo she calls heaven, she describes in poignant detail the reactions…
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October 13, 2023
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October 2023 New Releases More in-depth descriptions of these books can be found on the ACFW Fiction Finder website Children’s: Road Trip Rescue by Becca Wierwille -- After spotting a photo of her lost dog, twelve-year-old Kimmy embarks on a wild road trip to bring him home with her pink-haired,…
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October 6, 2023
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Curtains for Maggie: Meet the Author

Today I’d like to introduce Karen Richardson. This is the latest in my occasional features in which authors tell us about their books, their writing lives, and anything else they wish to share. Karen has always observed the world as a running narrative, and encounters with others as fodder for a story.…
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September 29, 2023