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Jennie Hansen

Meet Author Jennie Hansen

Jennie Hansen graduated from Ricks College in Idaho, then Westminster College in Utah. She has been a freelance magazine writer, newspaper reporter, editor, and librarian. Her published novels fall in several genre categories, including romantic suspense, mystery, historical, and western. Most are available in LDS bookstores in print or on tape.  Her backlist is beginning to be made available for Kindle readers. 

She was born in Idaho Falls, Idaho, and has lived in Idaho, Montana, and Utah. She has received numerous first- and second-place writing awards from the Utah and National Federation of Press Women and was the 1997 third place winner of the URWA Heart of the West Writers Contest. LDStorymakers awarded her its Lifetime Achievement Award for 2008.

Jennie has been active in community affairs. She served a term on the Kearns Town Council, two terms on the Salt Palace Advisory Board, and was a delegate to the White House Conference on Libraries and Information Services.

She and her husband, Boyd, live in Salt Lake County and serve as ordinance workers in the Oquirrh Mountain Temple. Their five children are all married and have provided them with ten grandchildren. When she's not reading or writing, she enjoys spending time with her grandchildren, gardening, and camping. You can follow Jennie's blog  

Author's Published Articles
2014-10-23

Mountains Between Us by Jenny Proctor is the story of two people who have been hurt and are struggling to find better lives. ...

2014-10-16

I can't decide how much I love, How Much Do You Love Me by Paul Mark Tag. This story of a Japanese American family in an intern...

2014-10-09

Just when I thought I couldn't take one more Regency novel, Sarah M. Eden's For Elise was released and I loved it. ...

2014-10-02

The start of a new Wedding Planner Mystery series, each chapter begins with instructions for a craft project that could be used...

2014-09-18

Jenny receives a wedding invitation from one of her closest friends and realizes she'll soon be the only single left in her cir...

2014-09-11

Clair M. Poulson, a favorite Utah author, scores again with his newest release, Falling, the story of a military Special Forces...

2014-09-04

Sense and Sensibility, a Latter-Day Tale by Rebecca H. Jameson is another take off on the classic Sense and Sensibility written...

2014-08-28

What happens when an ordinary guy with a quick mind is suddenly thrust into international tensions in Crimea....

2014-08-21

The characters in this book are easy to like and there is strong growth in both Ron and Sarah as they are forced to look at the...

2014-08-14

Imperfect Love by Rebecca Talley tackles several difficult topics related to love; an unequal marriage relationship, poor famil...

2014-08-07

Liz Adair's new Spider Latham Mystery, Trouble at the Red Pueblo, captures the mystery and splendor of the red rock country and...

2014-07-31

Instead of the balls, season, manners, and emphasis on clothing generally paramount in a Regency novel, Becoming Lady Lockwood ...

2014-07-17

The Quantum Breach by Denver Acey is one of those books that changes the reader's view of computers and social media forever....

2014-07-10

Nominating a new judge squares off against energy interests in Washington DC in this new LDS fiction book....

2014-07-03

Anyone reading Counting Candles is likely to compare it to It's a Wonderful Life, that long time seasonal favorite of an ordina...

2014-06-26

The author handles well the unrealistic expectation some people have of achieving perfection in this life. However I'm uncomfor...

2014-06-19

From the beginning the reader understands that Eastward to Zion is a story of conversion and the hardships undertaken by those ...

2014-06-12

It's exciting to see an author get better with each succeeding book. I've enjoyed Sian Ann Bessey's books since her first one,...

2014-06-05

A historical novel that boasts an interesting point of view character though many of the characterizations feel incomplete. ...

2014-05-29

Jill finds herself sitting in the tearoom of a hotel frequented by tourists in Rhodesia (now Zimbabwe), feeling dizzy and disor...

2014-05-22

Vandagriff delivers a polished romance that will satisfy any Regency fan and though her writing is squeaky clean, she manages t...

2014-05-15

This crime drama is enhanced by characters that seem like the ordinary people we meet every day that become caught up in seriou...

2014-05-08

A. L. Sowards has written three novels set in World War II. The first two are both excellent books, but the final book in the t...

2014-05-01

The author does an excellent job of building scenes then choosing just the right moment for the punch line. Her charming style ...

2014-04-30

Blaine Yorgason was the recipient of the Whitney Lifetime Achievement Award Saturday night. Rachel Ann Nunes received the Outst...

2014-04-24

Historical novelist, Jerry Borrowman, plunges into a new genre and the distant future and his first science fiction novel....

2014-04-17

What does a romance, the high western desert, a dog named Zeus, and sheep wagons have in common? ...

2014-04-10

Traci Hunter Abramson moves into new territory with her latest novel. Known for her high action military, CIA, and FBI books, t...

2014-04-03

Alison misses her baby even though she feels strongly that she made the right decision in giving her daughter two parents and t...

2014-03-27

Ashley Delgado discovers her dream vacation in Mexico doesn't measure up to her expectations when she arrives with her attorney...

2014-03-20

In the past few years Sarah M. Eden has become a favorite of LDS readers, Regency Romance readers, and with the release of her ...

2014-03-13

Josi S. Kilpack loses no time jumping into the ambiguous questions surrounding a death that may or may not be murder in Fortune...

2014-03-06

Sometimes reading a series of books out of order leaves the reader confused, but this was a rare discovery for me, a book I wou...

2014-02-27

The latest from author Marilyn Brown is set in Southern Utah around Zion's red rocks and St. George. The descriptions of the ar...

2014-02-20

Erica is an unusual private investigator. It's not that she's female or that she's a former police officer; it's because she's...

2014-02-13

'Hearth Fires' by Dorothy Keddington mixes warmth and suspense in this tale of someone that was just in the wrong place at the ...

2014-02-06

Regency Romances are strong on manners, social position, and the conventions of the regency period in England, but Eden takes h...

2014-01-30

I never thought I would recommend a book with so many technical errors, but this one I do....

2014-01-23

Small Grain of Sand by Pamela Carrington Reid takes us to the Southern Hemisphere where Jennifer Mason is a supervisor at a New...

2014-01-16

Randy Lindsay's first book in a new series is a compelling combination of suspense, last days speculation, and scripturally bas...

2014-01-09

Due to recent attention on the "Mormon" church, an editorial group decided that the only way to answer people's questions and c...

2014-01-02

I don't often review science fiction novels, but this story's premises hint strongly at connections to LDS doctrine and to Chri...

2013-12-27

G.G. Vandagriff's The Baron and the Bluestocking is a a delightful romance, a bit of a mystery, and a social commentary rolled ...

2013-12-19

A mysterious kidnapping to solve and still have time to prepare for a Relief Society lesson!...

2013-12-12

Her splurge on a trip to London exploded in the face of this fictional returned missionary....

2013-12-05

Stories are part of the Christmas tradition for most people and this year's new books will make delightful gifts or enrich thos...

2013-11-21

New book from Annette Haws explores the struggles in the first year of marriage between an unlikely pair. ...

2013-11-14

This is the tenth book in the Sadie Hoffmiller culinary series and I found Sadie the most likable in this one....

2013-11-07

Author Shannon Guyman offers three delightful love stories in three separate installments. ...

2013-10-31

Review of the new international intrigue novel by Julie Coulter Bellon...

2013-10-24

At last Stephanie Black has followed up her first novel, The Believers, with a more tightly written and suspenseful sequel, The...

2013-10-17

Mile 21 tells the story of a marathon runner experiencing the stages of grief after the loss of her husband....

2013-10-10

The Saints Squad is back with Lock & Key by Traci Abramson....

2013-10-03

Far from being a run-of-the-mill Romance, Unexpected by Karen Tuft throws the reader a few curves. ...

2013-09-26

The story of a young man who braves Mexican guerillas and the armies of various Mexican factions to rescue his wife and get her...

2013-09-19

A mysterious Egyptian and a legend of the three jewels makes for intrigue and excitement in this third of the Isabelle Webb nov...

2013-09-12

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2013-09-05

Keene arrives in the small country town and soon learns all isn't as he'd expected and the small three person police force has ...

2013-08-29

When a man, grieving over the death of this wife, will not talk to a psychiatrist, the doctor comes up with another idea to hel...

2013-08-22

As her father died he handed her encrypted military secrets on a thumb drive and warned her to tell no one. ...

2013-08-15

Jenny Proctor and her The House at Rose Creek are a fresh new addition to LDS fiction....

2013-08-08

Kate Macauley is a young Irish woman who survived Ireland's Great Famine, but in the process paid a terrible price. ...

2013-08-01

Gale Sears's new book Belonging to Heaven is big in scope, content, love, sacrifice, faith, and in friendship ...

2013-07-25

One Hundred Books! Through Cloud and Sunshine, Volume 2 of Come to Zion, is Dean Hughes' one hundredth published book. His boo...

2013-07-18

This book features a real mystery, real discoveries and the controversies surrounding them, and relates a number of theories co...

2013-07-11

This fictionalized story of Joshua in the Old Testament is full of Egyptian secrets, daring acts, and ancient history....

2013-07-04

Two on a road trip discover much more than the scenery....

2013-06-27

Kathi Oram Peterson delivers a compelling, action mystery in Wanted....

2013-06-13

The plot is full of action and keeps a fast pace. The details are graphic in places, but put in a perspective that keeps them f...

2013-06-06

Spies behind enemy lines, characters with conflicting loyalties--make this a fast-packed action novel....

2013-05-30

Why does Brook Clayton escape out the back window when the police come to subpoena her?...

2013-05-23

Clair M. Poulson has entertained readers with mystery/suspense novels that keep the reader guessing, a touch of romance, the ev...

2013-05-16

The Whitney Awards winners were announced at the 2013 LDStorymakers convention in Provo, Utah on May 11. The Whitneys are an aw...

2013-05-09

Dating isn't what it used to be! Melanie Jacobson has written another romance featuring twenty-somethings and to complicate ma...

2013-05-02

Poaching Daisies, A Yellowstone Mystery, by Carole Thayne Warburton is a romantic suspense novel with a touch of humor that wil...

2013-04-25

Deep Cover by Traci Hunter Abramson is a book that will keep a reader pulling an all-nighter and loving every chilling moment. ...

2013-04-18

Richard and Leah Kenyon's story of preparing to leave Wales and their journey with other Latter-day Saint converts to America i...

2013-04-04

BYU Professor Bernard Poduska takes readers on an incredible and personal journey in this chain of reminiscences: from his youn...

2013-03-28

Rescuing Rosalind Vandagriff exposes the morality of a society that perpetuates an elite corps of wealthy people while keeping ...

2013-03-21

A Thousand Suns by Jim Haberkorn is a fast-paced page-turner in the format on a modern Western, set in Idaho....

2013-03-14

Kilpack has done a superb job of maintaining Sadie Hoffmiller's character and keeping her as one readers can identify with thro...

2013-03-07

The journey of a single English woman as she emigrates by boat to join the Saints in Utah during a period when women did not do...

2013-02-28

Based on a dysfunctional family this short novel by Joni Hilton is bound to make those of us who consider ours sisters our best...

2013-02-21

What's a girl to do when she's faced with irrefutable proof during her wedding reception that her new husband is deeply involve...

2013-02-07

Mandi Slack weaves an intriguing ghost story with suspense and romance....

2013-01-31

A murder suspect has turned up dead, and the clues surrounding the case are too suspicious. But while Rhea is putting together ...

2013-01-24

Popular LDS fiction and non-fiction writer, Gerald Lund's first fantasy novel may center around teenagers, but will attract and...

2013-01-17

Savage deals with the horror elements in a tasteful way and most readers won't find the book offensive. Mystery/Suspense reader...

2013-01-10

Coming Home, the second of two books by Annette Lyon dealing with the wives of National Guardsmen deployed in Afghanistan is be...

2013-01-03

Karey White's newest novel is a delicious offering of romance, important life lessons, and cakes!...

2012-12-27

The emphasis on character development, the almost hidden messages, the clever use of words, all tend to give this novel an almo...

2012-12-20

Part Regency Romance, part ghost story, Sarah Eden’s latest book is an entertaining and thrilling read. ...

2012-12-13

During the overnight encampment a kidnapping occurs and Clay conceals himself in the back of the kidnapper's truck in a frantic...

2012-12-06

This series has proved popular with fans of "slice of life" women's fiction. The same story is told four times in four differe...

2012-11-29

Each year new Christmas books hit my desk. Some are mere booklets, some are full length novels, and some are picture books. S...

2012-11-23

Once in a while a book written for teens draws enough adult readers to catch my attention. Such is the case with Sudden Darkne...

2012-11-15

The Undercover Saint has to face his inner monsters and take a good look at who he is and what his future holds. This is a hard...

2012-11-08

Readers will find themselves studying the issues of the time period and struggling to determine if and when compromise of moral...

2012-11-01

This much loved author has a folksy, rural style that gives his characters a kind of authenticity; they're the people you meet ...

2012-10-25

In my estimation this is one of the major and best written fictional series dealing with the real events of this tumultuous per...

2012-10-18

Personal choice, determining the limits of personal standards, and making hard decisions are some of the dilemmas faced in this...

2012-10-11

Kidnappings, terrorist threats, confusion over who to trust, explosions, and the added element of personal and family dynamics ...

2012-10-04

There are some interesting plot twists and Black is superb at keeping the reader guessing about who the villain is. Mystery/sus...

2012-09-27

Josi Killpack's culinary mystery series is getting better and better!...

2012-09-20

Having previously worked for the CIA, Abramson must clear her novels with the agency, but her knowledge of that organization le...

2012-09-13

I was never bored, often amused, and sometimes deeply touched by this man's faith and I don't hesitate to recommend Open Fire, ...

2012-09-06

Gregg Luke brings a realistic level of expertise to this medical suspense novel that give it a gripping element of reality. Bot...

2012-08-30

The Rent Collector by Camron Wright is one of those rare books that stretches beyond a great story to touch the reader's soul....

2012-08-23

Carla Kelly embraces the best of romance and historical fiction in her latest work set in the mining town of Scofield, Utah. ...

2012-08-16

Being a romance, it would be easy to dismiss plot development as the typical boy meets girl, obstacles arise, they work them ou...

2012-08-09

Though The Most Important Catch has a compelling suspense element, the story is essentially a romance. Anyone looking for a goo...

2012-08-02

Though there is a nice romance included in this novel, it is more high action sports drama. It's also a study in human ethics a...

2012-07-26

Leaving Home, Vol. 1 of Exodus by Orson T. Badger is a dystopian science fiction novel written to portray the evil that befalls...

2012-07-19

The Winds and the Waves by Dean Hughes is the beginning of a new series by the popular writer which begins in the 1840s, but si...

2012-07-12

Heather Moore, writing as H.B. Moore presents one of the best conversion stories I've ever read with the Daughters of Jared. ...

2012-07-06

I was struck by the sharp contrasts Green portrays in characters who rise above expectations and the depths of depraved evil to...

2012-06-28

Cold Justice by Kathi Oram Peterson starts on an eerie note and is filled with one action scene after another as Regi deals wit...

2012-06-21

Daisy at 46 hasn't changed much from the rebellious teenager she was at 17. Divorced and remarried, she is about to become a gr...

2012-06-14

Once in awhile I pick up a book that touches me in a personal way. Perhaps because I have Welsh ancestors who lived out their l...

2012-06-07

Borrowman maintains high action throughout this story and the background for the story is fresh, making Steamship to Zion an ex...

2012-05-31

Carnival Girl by Sonja Herbert is a compelling story, part novel and part memoir. It takes place in Germany following World Wa...

2012-05-24

My Lucky Stars follows the expected formula of a romance novel, but the twists and turns, the bumps and misunderstandings, are ...

2012-05-17

Jean Holbrook Mathews' Precious Cargo continues the story of Julia Wentworth, a widow employed by a charitable foundation in Am...

2012-05-10

Plot driven and action oriented, this is a great story. It is historical, with satisfying, non-preachy lessons on forgiveness, ...

2012-05-03

Lightning Tree by Sarah Dunster is a compelling early Church history novel about 10 yr old Maggie and her siblings who were orp...

2012-04-26

When Tucker's must adopt his orphaned niece and nephew, he turns to his best friend, Rena, for help. Family By Design by Heathe...

2012-04-19

THE NEWPORT LADIES BOOK CLUB, VOL. 1, OLIVIA by Julie Wright provides compelling insights, friendships, and introspection in a ...

2012-04-12

Caller ID by Rachelle J. Christensen features Courtney, who appears to have it all- wealthy father, horses, beauty, and men. Bu...

2012-04-05

Lost Stones by Paul Rimmasch takes an often asked question concerning the stones touched by the hand of God from the Book of Mo...

2012-03-22

Targets in Ties is the latest Secret Sisters mystery by Tristi Pinkston. Targets in Ties takes an intrepid trio of three elderl...

2012-03-15

Passage on the Titanic by Anita Stansfield is the story of a young woman, Ella Brown, who is left destitute when her father com...

2012-03-08

Whisper Hollow by Carol Warburton takes place at the close of the American Civil War and features a young woman who has to depe...

2012-03-01

Joni Hilton's newest novel, "Funeral Potatoes." Somewhere in the middle of four kids, an idiot dachshund who isn't housebroken,...

2012-02-23

Friends and Foes, by LDS author Sarah M. Eden will garner a great deal of favor from LDS readers like a well-written Regency wi...

2012-02-16

No Escape by Anna Jones Buttimore is a different sort of Romantic Suspense novel....

2012-02-09

This novel will bring the reader to evaluate assigning blame, forgiveness, and understanding, along with the role grace plays i...

2012-02-02

Fires of Jerusalem is equally strong in delivering a message of obedience, faith, and commitment to God....

2012-01-26

Suspense, romance, and a heroine worth fighting for!...

2012-01-19

Only a handful of other books published this past year that impressed me as deeply as did this one....

2012-01-12

A fitting conclusion to a popular series that has taken a hard look at the years following the American Revolution and the sign...

2012-01-05

Carole Thayne Warburton's new novel Just Shy of Paradise opens with the near drowning of four-year-old Lily Anderson in the Li...

2011-12-30

Chris Heimerdinger takes on yet another time warp adventure....

2011-12-22

The next in a series on the Book of Mormon that started ten years ago....

2011-12-15

Stephanie Black's new novel Rearview Mirror is so full of psychological and emotional problems it may leave the reader wonderin...

2011-12-08

Of angels, miracles and Christmases to remember. A selection of Christmas books to read and share....

2011-11-17

Accomplished author, Lael Litke, brings us another winner....

2011-11-10

A snowstorm changes everything. ...

2011-11-03

Separated when he went on his mission, she returns years later in a desperate condition....

2011-10-27

Pumpkin Roll isn't about any benign jack-o-lantern, but is a thoroughly creepy mystery--with a plethora of recipes thrown int...

2011-10-20

In a remarkable story of contrasts, paintings and letters unlock the hidden mysteries of a girl's heritage....

2011-10-13

Don't start Traci Hunter Abramson's new book, Obsession, late at night if you aren't into staying up all night. ...

2011-10-06

Being left at the altar is bad enough, but to add insult to injury the bride is left with all of the bills for the wedding to p...

2011-09-29

If you're looking for humor, drama, or a love story, you'll find it all in this clever and fascinating book....

2011-09-22

World War II brings together the story of three different allies and the Church that unites them....

2011-09-15

Identity, a first novel by Betsy Love takes an interesting twist when two women bear an uncanny resemblance to each other. One...

2011-09-08

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2011-09-01

The Secret Sisters Mystery series rides again....

2011-08-25

From its snowy cover to the chilling action that occurs in Hunted by Clair M. Poulson, the reader is in for an edge-of-the-seat...

2011-08-18

Dr. Erin Cross is brilliant with a PhD in epidemiology who only wants to develop cures for diseases--but hopes are not always r...

2011-08-11

Sophia is the story of a young Roman Catholic postulant, Sophia Yushchenko, who helps her family move from the Ukraine to Austr...

2011-08-04

It's not that she's unsympathetic, but finding a body, a dead body, who appears to be one of her guests, sprawled in her garden...

2011-07-28

Ribbon of Darkness is an intriguing thriller with a rapid-fire plot....

2011-07-21

Master story teller, Kieth Merrill, has talents that extend beyond film to the written page....

2011-07-14

Yi (Jason) Jichun is a Washington D.C. attorney, not a spy—until he finds himself caught up in something he hadn’t planned ...

2011-07-07

Romance readers will want to remember this name: Jeanette Miller. ...

2011-06-30

Packing up her grandmother’s house, a young woman feels a strange connection with a woman of the past....

2011-06-23

A young woman thinks she has escaped their notice when outlaws rob a train to take captives back to their frontier town, but sh...

2011-06-16

Murder is in the air in this new book from award-winning LDS author, GG Vandagriff....

2011-06-09

This novel will keep readers turning “just one more page.”...

2011-06-02

The Butterfly Girls get together again for their annual weekend reunion in The Perfect Fit by Michele Ashman Bell. ...

2011-05-26

Jerry Borrowman has created an intriguing book with an LDS character based on the sinking of the Lusitania....

2011-05-19

Divorced for six months, the hero of this story is hiding from her husband who had threatened to kill her....

2011-05-12

A heroine with a paranormal gift becomes involved in the search for her friend’s missing husband....

2011-05-11

Two outstanding achievement awards were given to LDS authors at the Whitney gala last weekend. ...

2011-05-05

A decade ago, eight-year-old Aubree Lansing peeked from her hiding place in the closet and saw the unthinkable: a dead body on ...

2011-04-28

This book may keep you up late, but Meridian’s reviewer has some concerns....

2011-04-21

A totally captivating book, Messiah weaves a story in the Americas before the coming of the Lord....

2011-04-14

Taylor began this story because she was intrigued by an elderly Eurasian woman in her ward who sometimes shared experiences fro...

2011-04-07

Taking a departure from her popular historical fiction novels, Jean Holbrook Mathews, has written a contemporary suspense novel...

2011-03-31

Carla Kelly, who has 30 romance novels published nationally, is new to the LDS fiction market. ...

2011-03-24

Here’s the story of a honeymoon unlike anyone ever dreamed....

2011-03-17

Abish: Mother of Faith is a continuation of K.C. Grant's first novel, Abish: Daughter of God, beginning where the Lamanite conv...

2011-03-10

Once again the group of elderly women who were once the Relief Society Presidency in a small rural ward set out to solve a myst...

2011-03-03

A first novel by the author, the story is intriguing. What is Anna’s gift?...

2011-02-24

Natalie Hansen has plans for her life, but her life doesn’t comply....

2011-02-17

The Rogue Shop, is both funny and serious and a refreshing change from the chic lit romances which have almost taken over and t...

2011-02-10

N.C. Allen's long-awaited second volume in her Isabelle Webb series is now out, and it won't disappoint fans. ...

2011-02-03

Married just eight months, Meg returns home from work to find her husband's clothing and belongings gone with only a note on th...

2011-01-27

True love does not only not run smoothly; it runs afoul of a terrorist plot....

2011-01-20

Among the perilous times the American Nation has faced, one of the greatest threats to the Constitution of the United States an...

2011-01-13

The highly acclaimed novelist has just published a novel about ancient Constantinople....

2011-01-06

Heroes of the Fallen by David J. West is no uplifting Sunday afternoon read, but it does make the final Nephite/Lamanite confro...

2010-12-23

It's almost Christmas, a time when thoughts turn to the Christ Child, to giving, and to families, but what if family, at least ...

2010-12-16

Julie Wright is establishing herself as a modern romance writer with a sense of humor. ...

2010-12-13

Sun Tunnels and Secrets by Carole Thayne Warburton begins with a scene both terrible and humorous....

2010-12-09

Some Christmas stories enchant and stay with you....

2010-12-02

One of the most common fantasies people indulge in is that of suddenly becoming fabulously wealthy. ...

2010-11-26

A woman who presents a perfect façade to the world struggles with hidden problems....

2010-11-18

Readers familiar with the Book of Mormon will see parallels to the Gadianton Robbers in this story of drug cartels....

2010-11-11

Sandra Grey's third volume in her World War II trilogy is another winner....

2010-11-04

A mystery with puzzles to solve, this Betsy Brannon Green novel may make you laugh out loud at times....

2010-10-29

Well-researched early nineteenth century history, engaging characters, and a touch of Irish magic make The Legend of Shannonder...

2010-10-21

Set in Pioneer times, this western tale is sketchy on historical accuracy but should resonate with readers of romantic fiction....

2010-10-14

Author Traci Hunter Abramson is a former CIA worker who knows how to write intrigue and understands the inner workings of the g...

2010-10-07

Time travelers visit there important eras, including the last battle of the Nephites and Lamanites....

2010-09-30

Life and Death at Hoover Dam is Jerry Borrowman's newest novel and is a fascinating glimpse of the largest public works project...

2010-09-23

Josie S. Kilpack has written volume 4 in her culinary mystery series....

2010-09-17

How has LDS fiction changed over the last 25 years and where is it going? Can we expect the best kind of writing to emerge?...

2010-09-09

Steve Westover examines a couple of issues seldom found in mystery novels in his debut novel, Defensive Tactics. ...

2010-09-02

What a college guy won’t do to get out of doing his own laundry!...

2010-08-26

Two-time Whitney Award winner, Stephanie Black has written a new novel that flirts right at the edge of horror....

2010-08-19

A detective and new convert to the Church is on the case when a local news anchor is being stalked....

2010-08-12

Finding Mercie is beloved LDS writer Blaine M. Yorgason's newest release and is a captivating story....

2010-08-05

What can a mother do when she's in the shower and her young child has suddenly escaped the house?...

2010-07-29

Suffering from amnesia after an accident, a man begins to have dreams that are more like nightmares....

2010-07-22

A lot of readers have had a hard time forgiving Jeffrey S. Savage for leaving his main character's love interest lying bleeding...

2010-07-15

A story that captures my attention from the first page and is entertaining and suspenseful is my kind of book....

2010-07-01

Heather Justesen knows how to write believable romance. Her newest book, Rebound, is a spin off from two earlier books, but wo...

2010-06-24

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2010-06-17

The Silence of God by Gale Sears is no ordinary novel. It is historical fiction at its best....

2010-05-20

A story about a sister missionary didn't excite my imagination or stir any great longing in me to read it, but I changed my min...

2009-12-27

Likable characters and action aplenty in this new fiction with an unorthodox, ex-hippy Relief Society president....

2009-12-16

Bill Waterson says, "God put me on earth to do a certain number of things. Right now I’m so far behind I’ll never die." Her...

2009-12-05

The action taking place between the lines is perhaps more significant than what she actually tells us....

2009-12-02

In both books, the children turn to prayer in seeking strength and inspiration to deal with the traumatic events they face....

2009-11-09

Strength to Endure is one of those rare and startling books that portrays heartbreaking violence and pain while leaving the rea...

2009-11-07

Hold onto your hats! Lynn Gardner has begun a new series, starting with Vanished, a keep-you-awake mystery. ...

2009-10-31

Valentine’s Day has come to symbolize a time for hearts to turn toward new beginnings in love and romance. That makes Februar...

2009-10-17

Lyon's own love for the Cache Valley and Logan Temple shine through her story, making it one of those hard-to-put-down novels....

2009-10-12

In a time when most people have acquaintances instead of friends, there is much to learn concerning the benefits and obligation...

2009-10-03

Autism is more than the social awareness topic-of-the-week to the author of Faraway Child. Amy Maida Wadsworth has written a st...

2009-10-01

With this second novel, Julie Coulter Bellon has established herself as an author worth watching for. ...

2009-09-22

Not all families are created equal, as three new novels released this summer make abundantly clear. ...

2009-09-17

If you ever wanted to read a true-to-life story about the consequences of an out-of-wedlock pregnancy, this is the book for you...

2009-09-12

Three recently released suspense tales will keep readers up until the wee hours and guarantee a large number of diminished fing...

2009-09-04

From its chartreuse, turquoise, and gold cover to the crossword puzzle at the back of the book, Mummy's the Word is no ordinary...

2009-08-30

I had heard this book compared to Gerald Lund's popular series. I expected a "rewrite." I was wrong. This book is fresh. It is ...

2009-08-23

This year there are enough great novels by LDS authors to choke a cat. Save a cat and buy a book or two to put in the Christmas...

2009-08-19

There are many reasons readers follow series, and chief among them is a reluctance to say good-bye to characters who have becom...

2009-08-15

The bar just went up again. LDS suspense writers are consistently outdoing each other with each new release....

2009-08-08

General Conference always brings a flurry of book signings by LDS authors at LDS bookstores. Between and after sessions are gre...

2009-08-03

Why are reviews of LDS-themed books always so positive? This prolific author explores the subject and then reviews two current ...

2009-07-29

Many LDS fiction readers waited anxiously for Gale Sears's Until the Dawn after being captivated by Autumn Sky in 2004. They wi...

2009-07-26

If you think LDS novels are all the same, here are five novels that are vastly different. The only similarity is that the chara...

2009-07-23

Are you looking for humor and suspense in one package? Here's a book that will satisfy you on both counts....

2009-07-13

Rarely does a book get it all together as At the Journey's End by Annette Lyon has done. Even readers who do not traditionally ...

2009-06-30

This many-faceted book explores what happens when a small-town bishop's son has to learn to lie and kill as a spy for his count...

2009-06-23

Redemption Road is more than an unforgettable book. Once read, it becomes part of the fabric of the reader's life....

2009-06-18

If you've saved Christmas shopping for the last minute, these books written by Church members will make your bookloving friends...

2009-06-12

What do you like about LDS fiction? What are your favorite books? What needs to be improved? Your opinions are important....

2009-06-02

Readers have spoken from as far away as Russia, listing the things they like and loathe about LDS fiction. See if you agree wit...

2009-06-01

Here are three new books for LDS readers, two of them by first-time novelists and one by a seasoned pro. If you're looking for...

2009-05-23

Just what did happen to the stones that provided light for the Jaredites' passage to a new land? There have been stories of une...

2009-05-13

May has burst forth with a wide selection of novels sure to suit varied reading interests. Humor, philosophy, mystery, romance,...

2009-05-06

No matter what your reading tastes in LDS fiction, you will find something to interest you during this summer of a bountiful fi...

2009-05-02

While the weather seems to be in extreme mode around the world, July might be a good time to curl up with a good book. Most of ...

2009-04-27

Whitney Awards were presented to seven "Best of Category" authors along with three Lifetime Achievement honorees at a gala cere...

2009-04-27

A man unjustifiably accused of murder, the elderly Relief Society presidency engaged in spying-the range of topics for LDS fict...

2009-04-27

A wrong number on a cell phone, the witness protection program, and California seceding from the U.S.-this spring's LDS fiction...

2009-04-27

British soldiers burn Washington. Dred Scott struggles for freedom. A novice sleuth is determined to find a kidnapped child. Ja...

2009-04-27

Christmas is for stories, and some new ones have just appeared from LDS authors....

2009-04-27

Readers will be riveted to the pages of Murder by the Book, and a new author tells the story of a groom who is a no-show in thi...

2009-04-27

Former California Lieutenant Governor, John Harmer, focuses on harrowing events and GG Vandagriff gives us more from her myster...

2009-04-27

A new high-action mystery will keep readers on the edge of their seats....

2009-04-27

Mystery readers will enjoy a double-decker treat this month, with outstanding mysteries of two completely different flavors. Ro...

2009-04-27

The books I read this month prove genealogy isn't the dry, dull pastime the uninitiated accuse it of being. All three of this m...

2009-04-27

Five new books of LDS fiction are worth taking a look at-a great way to fill those warm summer evenings....

2009-04-27

Authors dish up mystery and history just in time for a season or reading....

2009-04-27

Four LDS authors have written exceptional novels....

2009-04-27

LDS fiction worth reading is reviewed here and will give you a taste of how you may want to spend a few hours this month....

2009-04-27

February has seen the introduction of wide-ranging new novels by new writers, as well as by some long-time favorites. The setti...

2009-04-27

The New Year is off to a good start with several new fiction books to enjoy....

2009-04-27

Since Christmas is coming, it's time to make that list of books to give and to read during the festive season....

2009-04-27

Readers of LDS fiction will find there's a rich harvest in store for them among October's new crop of novels....

2009-04-27

LDS fiction writers have created some high-tension thrillers and some heart-warming characters in this line up for fall....

2009-04-27

Fall for fiction as some of the seasons new, best books are reviewed....

2009-04-27

No matter what your tastes in LDS fiction, July is full of new stars and stellar reads....

2009-04-27

Series lovers waiting for the next book in two loved LDS series will find excellent volumes in each this month as well as the f...

2009-04-27

May's LDS fiction selection is a buffet of literary treats. Those with eclectic tastes will enjoy all of them, and those with ...

2009-04-27

If you like books with a message, here are three books that will absorb your attention and teach you something along the way....

2009-04-27

If it's a good book you're looking for as winter ends and spring begins, "march" your way to the bookstore to pick up some grea...

2009-04-27

If you're looking for a great book to curl up in bed with on a cold winter's night, look no farther. Recent offerings from LDS ...

2009-04-27

It's not often that a novel absorbs a reviewer's attention so fully that she forgets her role as critic. This month's batch of ...

2009-04-27

Here are some books to kindle the spirit of Christmas in your heart. As a bonus, there's a way you can vote for your favorite ...

2009-04-27

It has been a good year for LDS fiction, but some of the best books have been saved for last. If you're looking for holiday re...

2009-04-27

September's new literary offerings are wildly varied. They run the gamut from literary to popular fiction, edgy to off-the-wal...

2009-04-27

Volumes from two series by well known LDS authors are available this month, as well as two excellent books from authors whose n...

2009-04-27

While the weather seems to be in extreme mode around the world, July might be a good time to curl up with a good book. Most of ...

2009-04-27

No matter what your reading tastes in LDS fiction, you will find something to interest you during this summer of a bountiful fi...

2009-04-27

May has burst forth with a wide selection of novels sure to suit varied reading interests. Humor, philosophy, mystery, romance,...

2009-04-27

Just what did happen to the stones that provided light for the Jaredites' passage to a new land? There have been stories of une...

2009-04-27

Here are three new books for LDS readers, two of them by first-time novelists and one by a seasoned pro. If you're looking for...

2009-04-27

Readers have spoken from as far away as Russia, listing the things they like and loathe about LDS fiction. See if you agree wit...

2009-04-27

What do you like about LDS fiction? What are your favorite books? What needs to be improved? Your opinions are important....

2009-04-27

If you've saved Christmas shopping for the last minute, these books written by Church members will make your bookloving friends...

2009-04-27

If you think LDS novels are all the same, here are five novels that are vastly different. The only similarity is that the chara...

2009-04-27

Why are reviews of LDS-themed books always so positive? This prolific author explores the subject and then reviews two current ...

2009-04-27

There are many reasons readers follow series, and chief among them is a reluctance to say good-bye to characters who have becom...

2009-04-27

This year there are enough great novels by LDS authors to choke a cat. Save a cat and buy a book or two to put in the Christmas...

2009-04-27

Three recently released suspense tales will keep readers up until the wee hours and guarantee a large number of diminished fing...