Tuesday, July 5, 2016

Johnnie Alexander | New Novel News

The Courageous Brides Collection
Healing Promise by Johnnie Alexander

Published: July 1, 2016
From: Barbour
Purchase: The Courageous Brides Collection

The Courageous Brides Collection

Ride into adventurous situations alongside nine determined women of yesteryear who are pulled into wartime battles, cattle drives, race relations, criminal activity, the Pony Express, the Underground Railroad, and accidents. Compelled by compassion and bravery, these women take action beyond expectations, attracting the attention of eligible bachelors.

The Healing Promise

During a forced march to Oklahoma, the Ponca Indians camp outside Neligh, Nebraska. When Marcy Whitt is unable to save the life of a Ponca child, she risks her reputation and her engagement to help the grieving family. When her compassion and courage attract the attention of a man who is more worthy than her fiancé, will she give him her heart?

Get to know Johnnie...

What’s your favorite book?
I have several so it’s always hard to choose just one. Today it’s The Silmarillion by J. R. R. Tolkien.

What are you reading right now?
I’m reading the Polkark series of books by Winston Graham. After zipping through the first three on my Kindle, now I’m waiting for the fourth one to arrive. Can you believe it’s not available as an ebook?!

Cats or dogs or both?
I have both—a Maine Coon named Addie and a papillon named Rugby.

Johnnie Alexander writes inspiring stories that linger in the heart. Where Treasure Hides, her debut novel, won the ACFW Genesis Contest (2011) and Golden Leaf Award (2014). Where She Belongs (Misty Willow Series; Revell) is her first contemporary novel. Her first novella, The Healing Promise (Courageous Bride Collection; Barbour), releases in 2016.

She also has won Best Novel and Best Writer awards (Florida Christian Writers Conferences), and Bronze Medalist (My Book Therapy Frasier Contest). She volunteers as marketing director for the MidSouth Christian Writers Conference.

A graduate of Rollins College (Orlando) with a Master of Liberal Studies degree, Johnnie treasures family memories, classic movies, road trips, and stacks of books. She lives in the Memphis area with a small herd of alpacas and Rugby, the princely papillon who trees raccoons.

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