Happy President’s Day ~ We have our winners!

Happy President’s Day, readers,

Hopefully plenty of you will have the day off, either for the holiday or due to the frigid temps in the North and East. Without further ado, I have plenty of winners to announce:

Deadly Echoes final coverLori Barnard, you’re the lucky winner of Deadly Echoes by Nancy Mehl. I have contacted you separately for your mailing addresses. I just know you’ll love this book. Congratulations.

And here are the 10 winners of The Last Heiress from my newsletter contest. If you’re a newsletter subscriber, whether recently or from the past, you were entered. I have contacted all 10 email addresses but if they don’t respond within a few days, I will pick alternate names.

1) Jinny Baldridge              The Last Heiress

2) Vykki Bedell

3) Carol Bromley

4) Rebecca

5) LeAnn Abernathy

6) C.E. Hart

7) Kate & Edgar

8) L. Grier

9) “cat nippin”

10) Angela Chestnut

Congratulations. I truly hope you enjoy my book.  Please “like” my facebook page for more chances to win free books. Stay warm, readers.  ~ Mary  http://www.facebook.com/#!/pages/Mary-Ellis/126995058236

Welcome Nancy Mehl~Win a copy of Deadly Echoes

Happy Tuesday, Readers….today Home Thoughts welcomes Nancy Mehl who has a new romantic suspense out that sounds wonderful! Tell us a little about Deadly Echoes:Deadly Echoes final cover

After a youth filled with tragedy and upheaval, Sarah Miller’s life is finally settled with all echoes of the past silent at last. She happily calls Sanctuary her home and spends her days teaching at the local school. Sarah’s joy at her recent reunion with her sister, Hannah, and meeting the niece she didn’t know she had is too soon interrupted when Deputy Sheriff Paul Gleason informs Sarah her sister has been killed. As she learns more about Hannah’s death, the circumstances are eerily similar to their parents’ murder. Sarah enlists Paul’s help in digging deeper into the murders the police are dismissing as burglaries gone wrong. Paul’s concern encourages Sarah’s growing feelings for him, but as their investigation peels back the layers of lies almost twenty years old, they get close to uncovering the truth one person will do anything to hide–even if that means coming after the last remaining members of the Miller family.

 Nancy - Promotional Picture - smallHere’s a little about the author: Nancy Mehl lives in Festus, Missouri, with her husband, Norman, and her very active puggle, Watson. She’s authored twenty books and just finished a new series for Bethany House Publishing. The first book in her Finding Sanctuary series, “Gathering Shadows” was released in May of 2014. The second book, “Deadly Echoes” became available in February. The third book, “Rising Darkness will release late in 2015. All of Nancy’s novels have an added touch – something for your spirit as well as your soul. “I welcome the opportunity to share my faith through my writing,” Nancy says. “God is number one in my life. I wouldn’t be writing at all if I didn’t believe that this is what He’s called me to do. I hope everyone who reads my books will walk away with the most important message I can give them: God is good, and He loves you more than you can imagine. He has a good plan for your life, and there is nothing you can’t overcome with His help.” Readers can learn more about Nancy through her Web site: www.nancymehl.com. She is part of The Suspense Sisters: www.suspensesisters.blogspot.com, along with several other popular suspense authors. She is also very active on Facebook. https://www.facebook.com/pages/Nancy-Mehl-Fan-Page/124075957622557

What are you working on now: I’ve finished writing the third book in my Finding Sanctuary series and am awaiting editing notes from my publisher. Rising Darkness will be released in late 2015. I particularly love this book because it brings back a special character from a previous series. Sophie Wittenbauer, a teenager in my Road to Kingdom series, was a troubled girl searching for her identity. After the series ended, I couldn’t shake the feeling that I’d left Sophie’s story untold. I approached my wonderful editors at Bethany House, and they allowed me to move her from Kingdom, Kansas, to Sanctuary, Missouri. I hope my readers will enjoy finding out what happened to Sophie. I’ve also been writing cozy mysteries for Guideposts and am beginning my third book for them. Along with some other incredible authors, I’m working on a delightful Amish cozy mystery series that I am certain readers will love.

Where can readers buy Deadly Echoes? http://www.amazon.com/Deadly-Echoes-Finding-Sanctuary-Nancy/dp/0764211587/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1422309503&sr=8-1&keywords=nancy+mehl+deadly+echoes&pebp=1422309503984&peasin=764211587

This sure sounds like my kind of book. Please leave Nancy a comment for a chance to win a signed copy of Deadly Echoes. Drawing in one week. Stay warm, readers. ~ Mary