News & Events

Christmas Giveaway – See details below

These Healing Hills now available for at your favorite bookstore or on-line at:

Barnes & Noble
Also available at many other on-line book sites
These Healing Hills – a CBA Bestseller!!!

Murder Is No Accident, Hidden Springs mystery #3, available at your favorite bookseller or on-line at:

Barnes & Noble
Books a Million
Book Depository and other on-line booksites.




Giveaways, Events & Internet Visits

September 2017 – Release date for These Healing Hills, a historical novel set in the Appalachian Mountains in Kentucky.

Monday, December 25, 2017 – Merry Christmas – Wishing you joy and happiness this Christmas!

Saturday, April 21, 2018 – Southern Kentucky Book Fest – Knicely Center, Bowling Green, KY – Ann will join many other authors at the Book Fest. A great place to meet authors and learn about their books.


Christmas Giveaway

Ann sent out her Christmas newsletter last week and of course she has a Christmas giveaway. First prize is the Willow Tree Nativity figurine along with the winner’s choice of one of Ann’s books. Second prize is the package of Novel Teas (the teabags have literary quotes to make the tea drinking even more fun) and a choice of one of Ann’s books. Third place winner gets his or her choice of one of Ann’s books. To enter send Ann an e-mail from her Contact Page. Deadline is midnight EST December 16, 2017 and entrants must be at least 18 years old.

These Healing Hills Giveaway – The Winners Are…

Connie was the 1st place winner. She chose the wooden keepsake box and Ann’s new book, These Healing Hills. 2nd place winner, Rebecca J of TX got the tic-tac-toe game fashioned by a mountain craftsman plus These Healing Hills. Jean L of KY won 3rd place and she picked These Healing Hills and Murder Comes by Mail. Thank all of you who joined in with Ann’s giveaway fun.

Watch for more giveaways soon in Ann’s newsletter and on One Writer’s Journal.


Fun News

These Healing Hills made the October CBA Bestseller list!!!
Murder Comes by Mail

2017 Carol Award finalist in the Mystery/Suspense/Thriller category


Love Comes Home

Selah Best Book of 2015 Award!

Barr Library did a Pod Interview with Ann. You can hear what Ann says about writing The Innocent and more at the Barr Library’s Off the Page.


Recent Interviews

The giveaways have expired. The winners have received their books, but the interviews and posts are still fun if you want to know more about Ann and her books, especially her new Hidden Springs mysteries, Murder at the Courthouse and Murder Comes by Mail. Michael and Aunt Lindy from the Hidden Springs mysteries and Carlyn from The Innocent even agreed to do some interviews.
Fun Author Chat with Ann on Faith Happenings

Character SpotlightRelz Reviews

Interview on Heartwings – A fun conversation with Nyla Kay

Interview on Fiona Mcvey Author Interviews Blog – Fiona, a blogger in Scotland, has interviewed thousands of authors, including Ann.

Interview with Brock Eastman all about Hidden Springs and Murder Is No Accident

Ann talked about the Hidden Springs mysteries on The Suspense Zone.

Fun interview on Many Books where I was Author of the Day.

Killer Nashville News – A great interview where Ann talks about writing the Hidden Springs mysteries.

Author Spotlight – Ann is interviewed about writing on Author Spotlight.
SeekervilleEver wonder exactly what a cozy mystery is? Ann visited Seekerville to talk about that.

suspensezone.comCheck out Ann’s interview at the Suspense Zone.

Amish Wisdom  Ann’s guest post on Amish Wisdom “My Hometown Inspiration” about turning her town into settings for her stories. See pictures of the courthouse that inspired Murder at the Courthouse.

www.lyncote.comMalinda Keane visits Lyn Cote’s blog to talk about Michael.

Friendship, Hope and Fried Fruit Pies Ann shares a post on Shelia Stovall’s blog, “Running the Race Set Before Us”

The Suspense Sisters interview Ann about writing and more, and see Marji Laine’s review of Murder Comes by Mail.
Check out Ann’s interview about her new book, Murder at the Courthouse, how she started writing and more on Author Spotlight.

Ann was on Authors Visits talking with Susan Reichert about her new mystery and her small town roots.

Ann and her dog buddy, Oscar, the real star of the Animals & Authors post, on Quid Pro Quills.

Michael Keane, Hidden Springs Deputy in Murder at the Courthouse, took time off from his job as deputy sheriff in Hidden Springs to talk about himself on Margaret Daley’s Blog. And then he went out to tell his favorite things on Write Now.

Ann’s interview on Write Now.

Ann was a featured author on Soul Inspirationz.

Fun interview and photos on Nora St.Laurent’s Up Close and Personal blog post including a picture of Ann with her first dog, Ollie, when she was just a kid.

Go back in time with Carlyn Kearney, Ann’s character in The Innocent, as she talks about her life and answers in a Heroine Interview with Margaret Daley.