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Behind The Sword of the Matchmaker by Debbie Lynne Costello

Posted by Jocelyn Green on Jun 10, 2017 in Books, Give-aways | 2 Comments

Today I'm happy to welcome to the blog author Debbie Lynne Costello, in celebration of her new medieval novella release, Sword of the Matchmaker! She is giving away a copy of either Sword of the Matchmaker of her novel Sword of Forgiveness (winner's choice of title and format). Leave a comment or answer one of the questions at the end of this post OR ask her a question to be entered.    


Debbie Lynne is also giving away a choice of a kindle fire with Sword of the Matchmaker or a $50 Amazon Gift Card, $15...

Cover Love: 10 Eye-Catching Novels

Posted by Jocelyn Green on May 21, 2017 in Journal | 13 Comments

Hello friends! We are inching ever closer to the moment I can share the cover reveal for my next Bethany House novel, A Refuge Assured! Just like last time, my e-newsletter subscribers will get the first peek before I share it on my Web site and social media. (If you're not subscribed yet, now's a good time to do so here! You'll get a free gift, too.)

In the meantime, I'd love to share with you ten book covers that have caught my...

Military Spouse Appreciation Day Give-away!

Posted by Jocelyn Green on May 12, 2017 in | 11 Comments

Happy Military Spouse Appreciation Day! As a former military wife myself, I'd like to extend my heartfelt appreciation for all that a milspouse does for his or her family. Your strength, patience, perseverance, hope, resilience, and love often go unseen and  unsung. Today, I salute you.

To help celebrate, I'm offering book give-aways to three lucky military spouse winners. The first book up for grabs is Stories of Faith and Courage from the Home Front!

Stories of...

Ebook SALE: The Mark of the King, and more!

Posted by Jocelyn Green on May 03, 2017 in News | 0 Comments

For the month of May, The Mark of the King is only $2.99 in ebook format at online retailers!

"The 18th-century Old and New Worlds burst off the pages in the latest historical fiction treasure from Green. . . . Readers can only hope for more from this talented, spiritually insightful author."--Publishers Weekly starred review


"Readers will be swept away by the themes of faith and redemption woven throughout the narrative as well as the alluring protagonists and setting. Fans of Beth White's Gulf Coast...

National Reading Month Report: 7 Great Reads!

Posted by Jocelyn Green on Apr 02, 2017 in Journal | 3 Comments

Not only was March National Reading Month, but it just so happened that I turned in a book on March 6, which meant it was totally the perfect time for me to binge read! I am about to dive into edits to A Refuge Assured (releasing January 2018), but first, I wanted to share with you the wonderful books I recently read.

In order of time period represented in the story:

The Return by J.M. Hochstetler and Bob Hostetler 

Released April 1, 2017


Signed Bookplates: Free to First Forty

Posted by Jocelyn Green on Mar 18, 2017 in Give-aways | 0 Comments

Thank you so much to all who participated in our Blog Hop Give-aways for The Message in a Bottle Romance Collection! The winners have been drawn and notified via email. 

My co-authors and I have been blown away by the response to this novella collection. Listen to what just a few readers have been saying:

"Each and every one of these stories is uniquely different and yet perfectly part of a whole; creating absolute pleasure within its pages...

Message in a Bottle Book Launch and Give-away! (Blog Hop Stop #5)

Posted by Jocelyn Green on Feb 27, 2017 in Books, Give-aways | 39 Comments

Flames lapped at the monk’s robes. He raced down the corridors that crackled with the collision of dampness and heat, dodging fire-lit debris. So this was to be the end, then. The night the stones of Ballyfir Monastery would tell their last tale…

So begins the tale of a humble monk, his unwavering courage, and the bronze bottle he sends into the night with a prayer that its contents might bring hope—the very word etched into the bottle—to someone, somewhere.


Give-Away Winners Announced!

Posted by Jocelyn Green on Feb 07, 2017 in Give-aways | 0 Comments

I'm pleased to announce the winners from my recent The Mark of the King five-book giveaway and blog tour. Thanks to everyone who entered!

Congratulations to the winners: Mary Tullila, Vera Godley, Elisabeth Kim, Nikki McComas, and Susan Heim. My publicists from Litfuse Publicity Group will be in touch via email with details on how to claim your prize. You can also email your mailing address to info {at} litfusegroup {dot} com. Congrats!

The Path from Control Girl to Jesus Girl + Give-away!

Posted by Jocelyn Green on Feb 04, 2017 in Journal | 3 Comments

*Today's post is written by my friend, bestselling author Shannon Popkin! I've been reading her new book Control Girl with my morning devotions and can't recommend it highly enough. I'm delighted that she's here today to share with you! Stay tuned until the end of this blog post for details on a give-away!

One day, when my kids were preschoolers, we had a bat stuck between our sliding glass door and the screen door. Its evil-looking face was right up against the glass, and with its expanded wings it looked...

FREE Download + 5-Book Give-away

Posted by Jocelyn Green on Jan 19, 2017 in Recipes | 0 Comments

Short and sweet update for you today--very sweet, in fact! First, I've got two French recipes to share with you in this easy-to-print PDF file. Here you'll find directions to make Classic French Palmiers, and Crepes, along with pictures of how mine turned out! I experimented with these recipes with book club treats in mind for those of you planning to use The Mark of the King, but these are just fun and delicious to make at...


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