This week Terry Burns

» Posted on Jan 5, 2009 in Blog | Comments Off on This week Terry Burns

Congratulations. The winners are Carole for Daniel’s Den by Brandt Dodson and Martha for Mommy’s Hometown Hero by Merrillee Whren.

I am hosting Terry Burns this week and his book is Beyond the Smoke. If you want to be entered in the drawing, please leave a comment with your email address or email me at The drawing ends Sunday evening.

Terry Burns’s bio:

Terry writes inspirational fiction and is an agent with Hartline Literary He was one of ten agents nominated by the
American Christian Fiction Writers as Agent of the Year. As a writer he has
a Young Adult entitled Beyond the Smoke That came out from BJU Press January
2009, a historical fiction entitled A Promise Kept coming out later in the
year from Mountainview Press, and a series that began with Mysterious Ways
from River Oak Publishing ( the series bears that name). The second,
Brothers Keeper came out Feb 1, 2006 and Shepherd’s Son came out January 1,
2007. That gives him 26 books in print counting the NF and short story
collections. Other fiction includes Trails of the Dime Novel, a trade
paperback from Echelon Press and in audio from JBS Publishing. He has
published over 200 articles and short stories. A popular speaker at
workshops across the country, his available works as well as a daily blog
can be found at As an agent Terry says “I’m looking for
a good book, well written, aimed at a market that looks promising, and where
I feel I have the contacts appropriate to be able to sell the book in that

Back cover blurb (there is a book trailer on it at my website) :

They were all dead.
No one alive in the whole wagon train.
He was alone.
When Bryan Wheeler’s parents are killed by Comanche raiders, he wonders how
he will survive without them. With a few supplies, two guns, and his
mother’s Bible, he sets out to create a new life for himself in the western
wilderness. Beyond the Smoke is the story of one young man’s adventures in
the Wild West.