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NEWS: WaterBrook Multnomah Congratulates Two Authors on Winning 2013 Carol Awards

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Contact: WaterBrook Multnomah Publishing Publicity 719-268-1935

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo.— WaterBrook Multnomah Publishing Group congratulates authors Katie Ganshert and Jane Kirkpatrick on having both been awarded 2013 Carol Awards for their novels Wildflowers from Winter (WaterBrook Press, May 2012) and Where Lilacs Still Bloom (WaterBrook Press, April 2012). The Carol Award Winners were announced at the ACFW Conference in Indianapolis, IN on Sept. 15, 2013.

The Carol Awards are given each year by American Christian Fiction Writers in recognition of the best Christian fiction published by traditional houses the previous calendar year. Wildflowers from Winter won the Debut Novel category, and Where Lilacs Still Bloom received the award for the Historical category.

Wildflowers from Winter, by breakthrough [ … ]

SNEAK PEEK: Emma of Aurora by Jane Kirkpatrick

This Christmas, experience learning to trust alongside the Plain folk of Apple Ridge, Pennsylvania in this heart-warming tale of second chances. – See more at: http://waterbrookmultnomah.com/catalog.php?work=226490#sthash.t1pXmENy.dpuf
Gideon O’Riley has been given another chance at a life with Lonnie. But will the fight for her heart risk it all over again? – See more at: http://waterbrookmultnomah.com/catalog.php?work=219085#sthash.2GHMxE02.dpuf

The Change and Cherish trilogy, based on the true story of Emma Wagner Giesy, now available in one volume.

Click here to download chapter one of Emma of Aurora.

A Clearing in the Wild
When Emma’s outspoken ways and growing skepticism [ … ]

SNEAK PEEK: One Glorious Ambition by Jane Kirkpatrick

One dedicated woman…giving voice to the suffering of many.

Click here to download chapter one of One Glorious Ambition.

Dorothea Dix wasn’t born into a charmed life, but she didn’t let it stop her from finding her God-given purpose. Inspired by Dorothea’s true story, One Glorious Ambition follows the life of a woman who fought for the rights of the mentally ill to give dignity and grace to these outcasts of society.

Click here to download chapter one of One Glorious Ambition.

PODCAST: Goals for One Glorious Ambition by Jane Kirkpatrick

Jane Kirkpatrick shares her goals and motivations behind her upcoming Spring 2013 historical fiction title, One Glorious Ambition. The fictionalized story of Dorothea Dix’s compassionate crusade to improve the conditions of the mentally ill.

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PODCAST: Goals for One Glorious Ambition by Jane Kirkpatrick

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SNEAK PEEK: What Once We Loved by Jane Kirkpatrick

A circle of courageous women discovers the meaning of independence, forgiveness, and love.

Click here to download the first chapter of What Once We Loved now.

Ruth Martin had a dream: to become an independent woman and build a life in southern Oregon for herself and her children. But when her friend Mazy’s inaction results in a tragedy that shatters Ruth’s dream, Ruth must start anew and try to heal her tender wounds.

Her friends are also moving on. Mazy wrestles with her understanding of what faith and family really mean; Tipton discovers that marriage requires more than she’s ready to give; and Suzanne’s challenge is to keep seeing with new eyes. Together, [ … ]

SNEAK PEEK: A Name of Her Own by Jane Kirkpatrick

Marie  fights for her family’s very survival with the courage and gritty determination that can only be fueled by a mother’s love.

Click here to download the first chapter of A Name of Her Own  now.

 Based on the life of Marie Dorion, the first mother to cross the Rocky Mountains and remain in the Northwest, A Name of Her Own is the fictionalized adventure account of a real woman’s fight to settle in a new landscape, survive in a nation at war, protect her sons and raise them well and, despite an abusive, alcoholic husband, keep her marriage together.

Click here to download the first chapter of A Name [ … ]