This week Joseph Bentz and Trish Perry

» Posted on Aug 18, 2008 in Blog | 7 comments

Congratulations, Keli. You are the winner of Shelley Shepard Gray’s Hidden.
Congratulations, Janna. You are the winner of Richard Leonard’s Heart of the Highriders. Also if anyone is interested in Richard Leonard’s book and wants a copy, please email me. All he ask is that you write a review on Amazon.

I have two writers again this week. My first one is Joseph Bentz who has A Son Comes Home out right now. The second author is Trish Perry with Beach Dreams. I had a few of those while lying on the beach this summer. If you want to enter either drawing, please email me at or leave a comment with your email address in it. The drawings end next Sunday night.

Joseph Bentz’s bio:

Joseph Bentz is the author of four novels and two non-fiction books. His most recent releases are the contemporary novel A Son Comes Home (Randall House, 2007) and the non-fiction Christian living book, Silent God: Finding Him When You Can’t Hear His Voice (Beacon Hill Press, 2007). His other books include contemporary novels published by Bethany House and a fantasy novel, Song of Fire, published by Thomas Nelson. Some of his books have been chosen for the Guideposts and Crossings book clubs and have received various honors. Bentz is a professor of English at Azusa Pacific University in Southern California, where he teaches courses in American literature and writing. He earned a Ph.D. and M.A. in American literature from Purdue University, and he graduated with a B.A. in English from Olivet Nazarene University. He and his wife Peggy and their two children live in Southern California. More information about his books and speaking is available athis website,

Trish Perry’s bio (from her book–Beach Dreams):

Trish Perry is the award-winning author of The Guy I’m Not Dating and Too Good to Be True. She serves on the board of the Capital Christian Writers organization in the Washington, D. C. area and edited its newsletter for seven years. She has published numerous short stories, essays, devotionals, and poetry in Christian and general-market media, and she is a member of American Fiction Writers and Romance Writers of America.


  1. I would really love to read this book! Thanks for all the great interviews, Margaret!
    Love and prayers Melody

  2. i book that i’ve been wanting to read for ages. please enter my name in the draw.
    sarahwoll at hotmail dot com

  3. Both books sound wonderful. I will be back to read your interviews with these two authors. Thanks very much, Cindi

  4. Please enter me for both books thanks!

  5. I’d like to be included for both!

  6. Thanks, Margaret.

    My copy of Hidden by Shelley Shepard Gary arrived today. I look forward to reading it.

  7. Thanks so much, Margaret, for featuring Beach Dreams on your blog! I appreciate the exposure and hope your blog readers enjoy the book.

    Many blessings,


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