Cara Putman and Sherri Sand this week

» Posted on May 19, 2008 in Blog | 9 comments


Congratulations, Cindi. You are the winner of Colleen Coble’s book, Anathema.

This week I have two authors featured. The first one is Cara Putman with her first Love Inspired Suspense book, Deadly Exposure. Isn’t that a wonderful name for a suspense story? If you are interested in being in the drawing for this book, please leave a comment this week with your email address or email me at margaretdaley@gmail.com. The drawing ends Sunday evening. Check out her web site at www.caraputman.com.

My next author is Sherri Sand. She will be featured on Friday, 5-23-08. The book she is giving away is Leave It to Chance. If you want to be entered in the drawing for that book, please leave a comment this week with your email address or email me at margaretdaley@gmail.com. The drawing ends Sunday evening. Check out her website at www.sherrisand.com.

Below are their bios:
Cara Putman:
Since the time she could read Nancy Drew, Cara has wanted to write mysteries. For years she asked God if this dream was from Him. Her life was full. She graduated with honors from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln (Go Huskers!), moved to the Washington, DC area, married the man of her dreams, worked in the non-profit world, went to George Mason Law School at night while working, and then started having children. While her life was far from empty, the dream wouldn’t die. Then she followed her husband to Indiana. Talk about starting over!

In 2005 she attended a book signing at her local Christian bookstore. The rest, as they say, was history. There she met Colleen Coble. With prompting from her husband, Cara shared her dream with Colleen. Since those infamous words, Cara’s been writing books.

Heartsong Presents is publishing a three book series of World War Two romances: Canteen Dreams (October 2007), Sandhill Dreams (May 2008), and Captive Dreams (September 2008). Love Inspired Suspense published her first romantic suspense in May 2008. Now she’s working on the Complete Idiot’s Guide to Business Law (don’t ask!) and the first book in an Ohio World War Two series.

Cara is also an attorney, lecturer at a Big Ten university, women’s ministry leader, and all around crazy woman. Crazy about God, her husband and her kids that is.

Sherri Sand:
Sherri Sand is a wife and mother of four young children who keep her scrambling to stay ahead of the spilled milk. When she needs stress relief from wearing all the hats required to clothe, feed and ferry her rambunctious brood, you’ll find her sitting in a quiet corner of a bistro reading a book (and surrounded by chocolate). Then to elude that calorie consumption you might see her running on the trails throughout Eugene, a city considered to be the running capital of the world. Sherri is a member of The Writer’s View and American Christian Fiction Writers. She finds the most joy in writing when the characters take on a life of their own and she becomes the recorder of their stories. She holds a degree in psychology from the University of Oregon where she graduated cum laude.

9 Comments

  1. I can’t decide which author is Cara or Sandy. Enter me in the contest. spowell01(at)bellsouth(dot)net

  2. I would love to get entered in the contest.

    Blessings,
    Jo
    ladijo40(at)aol(dot)com

  3. Thanks for this lovely giveaway. I am intrigued with this exceptional novel.

  4. Hi, I know that Cara just gave birth to an adorable baby girl! I really like the “Love Inspired” Suspense books. Sherri’s books intrigues me because it has a strong heroine in it! Please enter me in your book drawings. I always appreciate it!
    Many thanks,Cindi
    jchoppes[at]hotmail[dot]com

  5. Thanks for the opportunity, count me in! tWarner419@aol.com

  6. This wonderful novel captivates me and I enjoyed learning about this book and author. thanks for the giveaway.

  7. Count me in

    dolls123[at]gmail[dot]com

  8. I had such a great time writing this book. I hope you all enjoy it! Thanks for hosting me, Margaret!

  9. I’d love to read either one of these books or both :). They both
    sound like good stories I’d enjoy.
    Theresa N
    weceno@yahoo.com

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