This week Robin Shope and Elizabeth Baker

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Congratulations to Carly for winning Ramona Richards’ book, The Taking of Carly Bradford and Linda for winning Jeanne Gowen Dennis’ book, Running Barefoot on Holy Ground.

This week I’m hosting Robin Shope with her book, Wildcard and Elizabeth Baker with her book, Living with Eeyore. If you want to enter the drawing for the book, please leave a comment on one of the post during the week with your email address. I will not enter you without an email address (my way to contact you if you win). If you don’t want to leave an email address, another way you can enter is to email me at The drawings end Sunday (May 31st) evening.

Robin Shope’s bio:

I have double major in Special Education and English with a minor in Theater. I hold five teaching certificates and have taught every grade from kindergarten to seniors in high school. Right now I am the Special Education Coordinator for Denton County Juvenile Justice Alternative Program. My work is with at risk teens from fifth grade through high school, who have been court ordered to attend our facility or has been expelled from school.

My husband and I have been married for thirty-two years and we have two grown children and our first grandchild was born April 1. The first two years of marriage, Rick and I traveled overseas as missionaries. Afterwards we served as pastors of a church in Illinois. Presently we live near Dallas, Texas.
(My husband still takes missions trips to India and Kenya.)


To date, I have about two hundred articles in magazines such as: Guideposts, Live, Lookout, Mennonite, Christian Reader, Decision, Breakthrough and Christianity Today. Other short stories appear in the books: A Match Made in Heaven, Stories from the Heart, The Evolving Woman, and the New York Times bestseller, In The Arms of Angels by Joan Wester-Anderson. Ann Spangler also used one of my stories in her book, Help! I Can’t Stop Laughing. Another two-dozen stories have been published in the Chicken Soup books. One story, Mom’s Last Laugh, was re-enacted for a PAX-TV program: It’s a Miracle. I co-authored three thrillers; The Chase 2005, The Replacement 2006, The Candidate 2007. Wildcard 2009 is a stand alone mystery.

The light romantic series, The Turtle Creek Edition series is being completed for White Rose Press. The Christmas Edition and The Valentine Edition are released. 2010 The Easter Edition and The Harvest Edition.

The Christmas Edition is being produced by Steve Zambo of Salty Earth Pictures for a movie.

Elizabeth Baker’s bio:

A widow since her mid-30’s, Elizabeth has four grown children, fifteen grandchildren, and two great-grands. She is also an active professional with thirty-five years experience helping others apply biblical principles to real-life situations.

Licensed as a Professional Counselor with the State of Texas, Elizabeth holds a Master of Arts degree in counseling from Liberty University and a Doctor of Philosophy in Religion and Society from Oxford Graduate School. She has been writing professionally for more than thirty years and enjoys giving occasional seminars to both lay and professional audiences.

Visit her website at

Living With Eeyore blurb:

Everyone loves Eeyore. Until you have to live with him! Your Eeyore may be a depressed mate, a melancholy teenager or a morose mother-in-law. How do you love someone who constantly sees the glass as half empty? Find out in this humorous, fast paced, practical book! Bible studies and discussion questions are included at the end of each chapter.