This week DiAnn Mills and Kathi Macias

» Posted on Mar 30, 2009 in Blog | 12 comments

Congratulations, Cheryl. You are the winner of Winnie Griggs’ Hand-Me Down Family.

This week I am hosting DiAnn Mills with Breach of Trust and Kathi Macias with How Can I Run a Tight Ship When I’m Surrounded By Loose Cannons?. If you want to be entered in the drawings for these books or one of them, please leave a comment during the week on a post. To be entered you must include your email address or you need to email me at and tell me you want to be in the drawings. The drawings end next Sunday evening, April 5th.

DiAnn Mills’ Bio:

Award-winning author, DiAnn Mills, launched her career in 1998 with the publication of her first book. Currently she has over forty books in print and has sold a million and a half copies.

DiAnn believes her readers should “Expect an Adventure.” DiAnn Mills is a fiction writer who combines an adventuresome spirit with unforgettable characters to create action-packed novels.

Six of her anthologies have appeared on the CBA Best Seller List. Three of her books have won the distinction of Best Historical of the Year by Heartsong Presents. Five of her books have won placements through American Christian Fiction Writer’s Book of the Year Awards 2003 – 2008, and she is the recipient of the Inspirational Reader’s Choice award for 2005 and 2007. She was a Christy Awards finalist in 2008.

DiAnn is a founding board member for American Christian Fiction Writers, a member of Inspirational Writers Alive, Romance Writers of America’s Faith, Hope and Love, and Advanced Writers and Speakers Association. She speaks to various groups and teaches writing workshops around the country. DiAnn is also a mentor for Jerry B. Jenkins Christian Writer’s Guild.

She lives in sunny Houston, Texas. DiAnn and her husband have four adult sons and are active members of Metropolitan Baptist Church.


Blurb for Breach of Trust:

Paige Rogers is a former CIA agent who lost all she treasured seven years ago when her entire team was killed in a covert mission. She blames their leader—Daniel Keary—whom Paige believes betrayed them. Disillusioned and afraid for her life, she disappeared and started a new life as a small-town librarian. But when Keary announces his candidacy for governor of her state, he comes after Paige to ensure that she won’t ruin his bid for office. He threatens everything she holds dear, and Paige must choose between the life of hiding that has become her refuge . . . or risking everything in one last, desperate attempt to right old wrongs.

Kathi Macias’ Bio:

Award winning author Kathi Macias has written more than 17 books, including Beyond Me, the best-selling devotional A Moment a Day, and the popular “Matthews” mystery novels. She has written commentary for Thomas Nelson’s Spirit-Filled Bible and was part of the devotional writing team for Zondervan’s New Women’s Devotional Bible. She has ghostwritten for several prominent individuals including Josh McDowell.

Kathi has won any awards, including the Angel Award from Excellence in Media, fiction awards from the San Diego Christian Writers Guild, and the grand prize in an international writing contest. With women’s ministry as her primary interest, Kathi is a popular speaker for women’s retreats, conferences, and churches.

A mother and grandmother, Kathi and her husband, Al, call California home.

Blurb for How Can I run a Tight Ship When I’m Surrounded By Loose Cannons? by Kathi Macias:

The perfect woman-excellent wife, cherished mother, impeccable
housekeeper, thriving entrepreneur-all rolled into one. The Proverbs 31 woman looms large for Christian women today. But despite our best efforts it seems there are always loose cannons rolling around the deck. With humor and relevance, Kathi Macias shares her journey and struggles with Proverbs 31, ultimately discovering that there is a natural progression of growing in grace, through which we can learn to relinquish the dream of perfection and give up trying to control every aspect of our lives, and instead learn to trust the Captain of our ship to steer us safely home.


  1. These both sound like really good books. I would like to be entered in the drawings. Thank you.

  2. Hello,

    Both of these books sound wonderful. Please include me in the drawing. Thank you and have a great day.

    house_mouse88 at yahoo dot com

  3. I have Kathi’s book. Tight ship…Loose cannons. However, I’d love to be included in the giveawya of DiAnn Mills’ book. Thanks.

    ABreading4un [at] gmail [dot] com

  4. Thanks for sharing the interview. I would love an opportunity to win either books.
    Hollymag at gmail dot com

  5. Please include me in the drawing for both books, they sound great!

  6. I’ve seen some great reviews of DiAnn’s book and would love to read it. Thank you for the chance to win a copy, Margaret.

    cjarvis [at] bellsouth [dot] net

  7. I’ve not read either author as of yet, and would love to be enteredto win one of them. Thank you.


  8. Thank you so much, Margaret, for posting about our new books–and thank you, readers, for your comments. Blessings to all of you!

  9. Thank you for entering the contest! I appreciate readers!

  10. I would like Breach of Trust. It looks like a great book.


  11. Both DiAnn Mills and Kathi Macias are great authors. I would love to be entered in the drawing!

    Sherry K

  12. Both of these authors are delightful. I would enjoy reading either of their books. Thanks for all of your wonderful interviews and book giveaway drawings. Cindi

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