July's WINNERS:
Box O' Book:
Rosanne Anderson

Robert Liparulo Giveaway:
Dayle Arceneaux
Scott Morrison
Nancy Goodloe

And the winners on Robert's site are:

Tyler Havard, Mississippi
Josiah Furbush, Washington
Sharon Stone, Arizona


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In honor of our new column, Spine Chiller Suspense Thrillers, this months contest will be a box of ten (10) suspense books!

What do you need to do to enter your name in the drawing?

Sign up by typing your name in the entry form located below. The winner will be drawn and their name posted in the September issue of Christian Fiction Online Magazine.

CFOM will contact the winner by e-mail to get a snail mail address so we can ship the books!

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Best CFBA blog review - July 2008

After four hours of solid reading the Editor has chosen the following review as the best of the best for the August issue of CFOM.

You will notice that this month Michelle is not posting a finalist list or commenting on individual posts because last month it took her nearly 15 hours to do what she accomplished today in four hours! The competition was stiff because once again, there were many great reviews for her to choose from.

So without further adieu, the winning blog, for the CFBA Blog Tour Spotlight, featuring a review of The Falcon and the Sparrow by M. L. Tyndall is:

Kim Ford's Window to My World

CFBA Blog Tours For August 2008

Visit our CFBA Blog each week to learn about the authors, read first chapters, and visit participating blogs.

Aug 4th - 6th

Dogwood by Chris Fabry

In the small town of Dogwood, West Virginia, Karin Ashworth has buried her shattered dreams by settling for a faithful husband whose emotional distance from her deep passions and conflicts leaves her isolated. Will Hatfield returns to Dogwood intent on pursuing the only woman he has ever loved—only to find there is far more standing in his way than lost years in prison. The secrets of Will’s and Karin’s past begin to emerge through Danny Boyd, a young boy who wishes he hadn't survived the tragedy that knit those two together as well as tore them apart.

Aug 6th - 8th

All Through The Night by DAvix Bunn

A loner, trying to forget. A community--and a woman--who need for him to remember... Broken relationships and unfulfilled promises scatter themselves across Wayne's past like burned-out craters. His background in military special-ops is something he's trying to forget. But when he gets himself sweet-talked into helping a quirky group of seniors who've been scammed, he discovers it will take a lot more than muscle and nerve. Breach a conman's high-security estate to recover stolen money? No problem.

Aug 11th - 13th

 The Jewel of Greshem Green

The children of Vicar Andrew Phelps and Julia Hollis from the popular Gresham Chronicles series have grown up and are dealing with their own challenges. Philip Hollis, now a successful London surgeon, has a controlling wife who resents his close family ties. Aleda Hollis lives in a cottage on the outskirts of Gresham, where she enjoys her privacy and a writing career. When Andrew becomes ill and in need of Philip's skills, and Aleda's quest for privacy unwittingly advances an evil man's schemes, it's Jewel Libby, a newcomer to Gresham, who becomes an unexpected support and source of strength to the family. An unlikely romance adds to the intrigue of this jewel in their midst.

Aug 13th - 15th

That's (Not Exactly) Amore

When Laini Sullivan lands a job designing Nick Pantalone's coffee shop, there are two problems: one, Nick's nephew Joe hates all of her ideas and two, Laini has to admit he's right--she's a disaster at design. Still, she can't risk losing the job. To compromise, Joe brings in help on the project, while Laini continues to bake the goodies that keep his customers lining up. Their relationship is moving along, so when new guy Officer Mark Hall implies that Joe's family is tied to the mob, Laini doesn't want to believe it. But things spin out of control when she meets the family, including "the uncles," who seem to confirm Mark's suspicions. To make things worse, Nana Pantalone makes it clear Laini isn't the kind of girl she has in mind for her grandson. Laini's not sure if she should give Joe the benefit of the doubt or just set her sites on Mark and fuhgetaboutit.

Aug 18th - 20th

Merciless by Robin Parrish 

From the earth's depths crawls a figure with skin like granite, flames for eyes, and the face of Grant Borrows. Oblivion has arrived. Every clock around the world has stopped. Time has frozen. The Secretum have fulfilled the prophecy, unleashing on earth the most powerful being to walk the earth in thousands of years. His name is Oblivion and his touch is death. He can't be slowed He can't be stopped. And he can't be killed. But as long as any live who trust in hope and love and freedom, the fight is not over. They have only one chance before he brings forth the Darkworld. Oblivion is: Merciless

Aug 20th - 22nd

House of Wolves

A mysterious book with a dangerous secret. An evil brotherhood out to conquer the world. One man stands between them . . . with his family in the balance. In the twelfth century, Henry the Lion collected the rarest relics in Christendom. And to protect his most precious acquisitions, he encoded the whereabouts in a gorgeous illuminated manuscript called The Gospels of Henry the Lion. The manuscripts has been showing up and disappearing ever since. No one knows where the relic has been hidden . . . or its ultimate power. Only one man holds the key to the mystery. He's carrying it in his briefcase at his son's school for show-and-tell, and he thinks it's a fake. But he's about to find out just how real it is. Because the wolves are rapidly closing in. And if August Adams can't decode the secret in time, the world's balance of power will forever be altered.

Aug 25th - 27th

Twice Loved

Texas, 1865

 Willow Madison and her friends, Copper and Audrey taught school in neighboring Texas communities until the Yankees rode into the area and burned them out. Survivors banded together and fought to keep what remained of their homes until word that the war was over reached the people. Now penniless, Willow vows to care for Copper and Audrey. and her ailing uncle, even it means marrying a man thirty years her senior, wealthy Silas Sterling. If only handsome saw mill owner, Tucker Gray wouldnt get in her way with his impossibly superlative looks and headstrong manner! Despite her friends pleas that Willow not give up her chance at happiness, Willow is determined to do the right thing for those she loves. Will willow be able to discern what God wants from her? A life of duty and commitment or one of everlasting love.

Aug 27th - 29th

 Twice Loved

No man can resist her charms. Or so she thought. Charity O'Connor is a woman who gets what she wants. Her stunning beauty and flirtatious ways have always succeeded with men. That is, until Mitch Dennehy. Brilliant and dangerously handsome, Mitch is a no-nonsense newspaperman who wants nothing to do with her. Charity burned him once, destroying his engagement to the only woman he ever truly loved. He won't play with matches again. But Charity has a plan to turn up the heat, hoping to ignite the heart of the man she loves. And she always gets what she wants--one way or another. Or does she? Will her best-laid schemes win his love? Or will her seductive ways drive him away forever? A Passion Redeemed will captivate your heart and stir your soul with a story of faith and redemption rising from the ashes of temptation, desire, and shame.

Stop by and visit the CFBA blogs posting for the eight (8) Christian Fiction Blog Alliance tours this month!