Sunday Dinner with Laura Frantz

Christian Fiction, Foods, Historical Fiction, Novels, Recipes, Romance, Sunday Dinner

For today’s Sunday Dinner, I invited Laura Frantz to join us. Laura writes historical romance. Her latest release, A Heart Adrift, is set in 1755 Virginia. It’s a beautiful story. It is also about a chocolatier. So I asked Laura to tell us more about chocolate and its use in her story.

Sunday Dinner with Lynn Owen – Part 2

A Strike to the Heart, Family, Sunday Dinner, To Stand in the Breach

For today’s Sunday Dinner, Lynn Owen has joined us again. Last week, we got to know more about her life on her family’s dairy farm, where she grew up. If you missed the post, you can read it here. Today, she’s planning to share some of the challenges of growing up on a farm as well as her favorite memories.

Sunday Dinner with Lynn Owen – Part 1

A Strike to the Heart, Family, Sunday Dinner, To Stand in the Breach

For today’s Sunday Dinner, I invited Lynn Owen, my mother-in-law. Lynn grew up on a Wisconsin dairy farm and is here to tell us all about it. Dairy farms take center stage in A Strike to the Heart since it’s set during the Wisconsin dairy strikes of 1933.

Sunday Dinner with Sandy Collins

A Strike to the Heart, Culture, Dogs, Sunday Dinner

For today’s Sunday Dinner, I invited Sandy Collins to join us. Sandy owns American Water Spaniels and since the breed makes an appearance in my upcoming novel, A Strike to the Heart, I wanted readers to get to know what it’s like to live with these adorable dogs.

Sunday Dinner with Toni Shiloh

Bethany House, Christian Fiction, Culture, Novels, Romance, Sunday Dinner

For today’s Sunday Dinner, I invited Toni Shiloh to join us. Toni is a fellow author who writes Christian Contemporary Romance for a variety of publishers. I’m excited for her to tell us more about her latest release, In Search of a Prince, from Bethany House.

Sunday Dinner with Marlene Grandinetti — Part 2

Family, Sunday Dinner, Writing Spot

Welcome to part two of our Sunday Dinner conversation with my mom. If you missed part one of our conversation, you can find it here. This week, my mom continues the stories of life growing up on her family’s dairy farm.

Spotlight | To Stand in the Breach

1920s-1930s, Historical Fiction, Holidays, Novellas, Romantic Suspense, Spotlight, To Stand in the Breach, Writing Spot, Written by Danielle

This month, 89 years ago, Wisconsin dairy farmers debated a coordinated strike to protest the low milk prices. The day after Valentine’s Day, the first of three strikes began. The day before, I take readers to fictional Eagle, Wisconsin in To Stand in the Breach. Read on for an excerpt from the first chapter.

Sunday Dinner with Marlene Grandinetti — Part 1

Family, Sunday Dinner, Writing Spot

For this first Sunday Dinner, I invited my mom to join us. I grew up on some of the stories she’s about to tell you, so I’m excited for her tell you about life on a dairy farm. Especially since those stories helped inspire A Strike to the Heart, the story of a dairy farmer’s daughter who must decide whether to trust her family or the man who saves her life.