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The Lustre Virtual Launch Party Host Blog and Review: Maria Tatham

Host Blog and Review: Maria Tatham

Hearty thanks and kudos to Maria Tatham at for her wonderful support and her fantastic review! Read it here

Also, be sure to read and comment on her blog to win a copy of The Queen and the Handyman!

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The Lustre Virtual Launch Party Guest Book: The Queen and the Handyman

Guest book: The Queen and the Handyman

by Maria Tatham

Far away in the Eastern Wilds, where there was a power that sought to unmake the will and feed on the mind of a man, a king fell in single combat with a powerful sorcerer. Angels descended to claim the king’s soul. The sorcerer despised them, the heaven from which they came, and God himself. The king’s wife, the mother of his small daughter, though far from him in the west of the kingdom, felt his pangs and knew he had died. She and the child lived on as if in a happy lie…

Marta Happstein has been lied to her entire life. She thought her father, the king of Zuphof, died a hero. When she finds out that he disappeared in the untamed kingdom ruled by Alexander Drugen, she is consumed with the desire to seek the truth. In the dark of night, unbeknownst to family or friends, Marta sets out on her quest—accompanied only by the castle’s handyman, Trimble. As the two face daunting challenges, Marta begins to wonder if Trimble is really more than he seems to be.

Amid fairies, dragons, and dark magic, will Marta learn the truth? Or will the evil Drugen end her life and Trimble’s before she gets the chance?

Read my brand new review of The Queen and the Handyman at

Or you can just buy it!

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Speculative Faith: A review of The Disenchanted Pet by Maria Tatham

Maria Tatham has posted a review of my book, The Disenchanted Pet, on Speculative Faith! Here is a link to the review:

Here is a link to Maria Tatham’s blog:

Her book is coming soon on my review list! Watch for it on Compulsively Writing Reviews!

Thank you, Maria! (And sorry it took me so long to post this!)

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The Candle Lighter Award

The Candle Lighter Award

Originator, Believe Anyway

          Special thanks to Maria Tatham for awarding me the Candle Lighter Award! I am honored and so glad that my blog has lit up the web for you! The Candle Lighter Award originated from the blog, Believe Anyway.

Quotes from the site:

“I call my award The Candle Lighter Award. It is for blogs and bloggers that light a candle in the darkness with their blog.”

“I think people that are going through the efforts to be positive and make the world better through their efforts and blogs deserve to be recognized. I am always looking for encouragement and ‘light’. I want my faith, my optimism, and my love for life to help to set the world ablaze.”

I’m passing along this award to:

Angela Fish, the Caffinated Autism Mom is a dear friend from College, my “secret sister” (go Barkers!) and a fabulous mom with two amazing boys struggling with the challenges of autism. Angela takes her challenges with humor and valor, trusting God to work out the details. She uses her site to raise awareness and aid other moms struggling with the same challenges.


Laura Pfundt, the Quillwielder is a web-friend from the other side of the world, who fills her blog with interesting and helpful info for writers. I don’t know what her faith is, but she definitely makes the web brighter with her supportive and welcoming attitude! Not only does she spread light with her blog, but she has taken it off-blog too. She has given me a fantastic critique for The Lustre which has given me almost double the word count and made my writing doubly good! Thanks again, Laura!

Congratulations, Angela and Laura, for lighting candles! Enjoy your award and pass it along to sites you admire.

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