Guest authors are Shelley Shepard Gray and Dr. Richard Leonard

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Congratulations to Ruth for winning Rick Acker’s book, Blood Brothers and Cindi for winning Staci Stallings’ book, Dreams by Starlight.

This week I am hosting Shelley Shepard Gray (interview posted on Wednesday) and Dr. Richard Leonard (interview posted on Thursday). If you want to enter the drawing for their books, please leave a comment with your email address or email me at The drawing will end Sunday evening.

Shelley Shepard Gray’s bio:

Shelley likes to get up early, drink too much coffee, and write books. To date she’s sold 20 books since 2000. Shelley writes for Harlequin American as Shelley Galloway. Her books for them have won the RT Reviewer’s Choice award and have made the Waldenbooks bestseller lists.

HIDDEN is her first inspirational novel for Avon Inspire, and the first in her Sisters of the Heart series. Romance Readers Connection calls HIDDEN ‘an outstanding, deeply gratifying, refreshing book you won’t be able to put down.’ It was chosen to be a featured selection for CROSSINGS book club.

Dr. Richard Leonard’s bio:

Richard C. Leonard ( majored in music at Illinois Wesleyan University (1960) and earned the Ph.D. in Biblical Studies from Boston University (1972). He has taught at the college and graduate level, and served pastorates in New England and Illinois. He also worked for twenty years as a transportation data analyst with Rand McNally, from which he retired in 2001. A writer from his youth, he started writing works for hire in the early 1990s and published his first novel in 2005. His interests include building web sites, among them his railroad hobby site, Dr. Leonard also publishes WestWard Quarterly (, edited by his wife Shirley Anne. The Leonards live in northern Illinois and have 11 grown children and 25 grandchildren.