Clean & Christian Reads for December

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December 2016 New Releases More in-depth descriptions of these books can be found on the ACFW Fiction Finder website. Contemporary Romance: Bella Natale! by Marianne Evans — An aspiring American artist and the widowed, Italian owner of a premier art gallery meet and fall in love in Florence when he champions her work, but there are her American family’s expectations and his five-year-old son to consider. (Contemporary Romance from White Rose Publishing [Pelican]) With this Kiss by Marianne Evans — A kiss stolen in a midnight snow. A jealous colleague at Jonathan’s firm is bent on revenge…revenge that puts Isabella’s store into legal peril. Will love be enough to see them through? (Contemporary Romance from White Rose Publishing [Pelican]) Mistletoe …

Christian Fiction Scavenger Hunt Stop #16

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Welcome to the Christian Fiction Scavenger Hunt! If you’ve just discovered the hunt, be sure to start at Stop #1, and collect the clues through all 31 stops, in order, so you can enter to win one of our top 3 grand prizes! The hunt BEGINS with Stop #1 at Lisa Bergren’s site. Hunt through our loop using Chrome or Firefox as your browser (not Explorer). There is NO RUSH to complete the hunt—you have all weekend (until Sunday, 11/6)! So take your time, reading the unique posts along the way; our hope is that you discover new authors/new books. Submit your entry for the grand prizes by collecting the clue on each author’s scavenger hunt post and submitting your …

First Copy of conspiracy arrives!

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So, I slit open a padded envelope from my publisher, expecting a book by another author. But what to my wondering  eyes should appear but this gorgeous beauty? Conspiracy of Silence looked amazing on my computer–but it’s BRILLIANT in my hot little hands!! Just one more month–so make sure you PREORDER NOW!!   PUBLISHERS WEEKLY REVIEW of CONSPIRACY OF SILENCE: Prolific military suspense author Kendig (Operation Zulu Redemption) is at the top of her game as she introduces Cole “Tox” Russell and his paramilitary adventures in this opening book of her Tox Files series. Former Special Forces soldier Tox and his team of operatives must cross the globe in search of the cure of an ancient plague, which appears to …

Publishers Weekly Review

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HOOAH!! Rapid-Fire Readers, I’m so excited to share another fabulous review for Conspiracy of Silence (Tox Files #1) with you. This is what Publishers Weekly had to say about it:   Conspiracy of Silence Ronie Kendig. Bethany House, $14.99 trade paper (416p) ISBN 978-0-7642-1765-4 Prolific military suspense author Kendig (Operation Zulu Redemption) is at the top of her game as she introduces Cole “Tox” Russell and his paramilitary adventures in this opening book of her Tox Files series. Former Special Forces soldier Tox and his team of operatives must cross the globe in search of the cure of an ancient plague, which appears to have been unleashed from an excavation in Israel. Joining Tox is FBI agent Kasey Cortes, an …

Reviews for Conspiracy of Silence – He’s InTOXicating!!

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It’s true – the professional reviews are coming in, and Tox is scoring big!!   Booklist Online said Conspiracy of Silence is a “. . .fast-moving, roller-coaster thriller. . .”   RT Book Reviews named Conspiracy of Silence a Top Pick! with 4.5 stars!   Kendig’s first book in her Tox Files takes readers on an explosive, action-packed global journey to stop a terrorist from releasing a deadly toxin with biblical origins. Kendig has pulled out all the stops in this highly entertaining read that has plot elements of a Tom Clancy or Dan Brown novel. This is a thrill ride with a story that barely stops to catch its breath before the action revs back up again. The hero, Tox, …

The Warrior’s Seal Releases!

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This day has been a very long time coming!! Eighteen months ago, I signed my first contract with Bethany House Publishers (a division of Baker Publishing Group), and TODAY launches The Tox Files with a digital-only prequel novella, The Warrior’s Seal. This 33k-word introduction to Tox and his team is just enough to satisfy as a solid story, but also a little too little in order to whet your appetite for the upcoming Conspiracy of Silence (December 6, 2016). GET YOUR COPY NOW!!! 

Dead Reckoning is BACK!

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HOOAH!! It’s been a long journey, but I’m DELIGHTED to announce that DEAD RECKONING is, once again, for sale! BUY NOW!!!  Two years ago, the rights officially reverted to me from the previous publisher. Last year, I contacted the inimitable Kirk DouPonce of DogEared Design  to create a new cover for my debut title, and he truly outside himself!! I begged–asked Kirk to do this cover because he has done my last six covers and has really helped to refine/define my Rapid-Fire Fiction brand. Though the covers to my fantasy novels, Embers & Accelerant, are not on his site, he was the designer–as well for the Quiet Pros series and The Tox Files. Head over and check out his crazy-genius skills. …

Conspiracy of Silence Galley

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One of the most thrilling times for an author–besides seeing a cover and receiving author copies–is getting the galley of an upcoming novel. This means that the book is heading into the final stage before printing. We’re allowed one more pass through the novel before it heads off to the printers. And today, lookee what showed up on my doorstep from UPS – the galley of Conspiracy of Silence!! All 410 pages of adventure and Toxness. 

Accelerant Cover Reveal + Pre-Order Special

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I’m sooooo excited to share with you the cover for Accelerant!!! HERE IT IS!!       BACK-COVER COPY: He’ll destroy the world. But first he has to save it. The Nine Kingdoms bleed. Leaderless, ravaged, the land awaits deliverance from Poired Dyrth’s devastating campaign. But what if one blight can only be cleansed by another? The promised Fierian is known by many names. Judge. Destroyer. Scourge. And now one other: Haegan, Prince of Seultrie. Once a cripple, now a gifted Accelerant, Haegan can no longer run from the truth. But neither can he be reconciled to it. He knows only one thing for certain: as the only able-bodied heir to the Fire Throne, he must return to the Nine …