Christian Fiction Scavenger Hunt: Stop #9 (Purple Team)

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Welcome to the

Christian Fiction Scavenger Hunt!

I am part of
TEAM PURPLE, and this is Stop #9 . If you’re just joining us, there are two loops—pink and purple—and they begin at Lisa Bergren’s site and Robin Hatcher’s site for stop #1 for either stream. If you complete either the pink loop or purple loop, you can enter for a Kindle paperwhite and the 17 autographed books from that loop. If you complete BOTH loops, you can enter for the Grand Prize of a Kindle Fire HDX and ALL 34 autographed books.

BE SURE to keep track of the clues at the bottom of every post in the loop and the favorite number mentioned. You’ll need those clues to enter for the loop prize and every number mentioned in order to enter for the grand prize.

The Hunt begins at NOON Mountain time on April 16 and ends at midnight Mountain on April 19, 2015, so you have a long weekend to complete all 32 stops and maximize your chances at prizes!

ALSO, please don’t use Internet Explorer to navigate through the loops. Some web sites won’t show up using IE. Please use Chrome or Firefox—they’re better anyway!

 Without further ado, it’s my pleasure to introduce you to my guest for the Scavenger Hunt, Margaret Daley.


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About Margaret:

Margaret Daley, a USA Today’s Bestselling author of over ninety books (five million sold worldwide), has been married for over forty years and is a firm believer in romance and love. When she isn’t traveling, she’s writing love stories, often with a suspense thread and corralling her three cats that think they rule her household.


About her latest book:


When a young boy goes missing from wilderness day camp, Alaskan search and rescue worker Josiah Witherspoon is on the case. The brooding ex-marine promises to find the child and return him to his worried mother. But he doesn’t know that Ella Jackson has a secret past. One that could put them all in danger. When tensions mount, Ella needs to tell Josiah the truth—but she can’t set aside her fears enough to trust him. Ella and Josiah are ready to risk their lives to save her son, but will they risk their hearts, as well?

Alaskan Search and Rescue: Risking their lives to save the day!

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Search and Rescue

By Margaret Daley


I’m writing a series about search and rescue in Alaska. The Northern Frontier Search and Rescue Organization is based in Anchorage but also covers the area around the city. They go where they are needed. Alaska is the last frontier in the United States. There are lots of places that are isolated and hard to reach. That made it a ripe place for the setting for my new series.


In the series I wanted to show various types of rescues from wintertime to summertime, from a downed plane to an avalanche. I wanted to show wilderness rescue as well as an urban one. Alaska is rich in opportunities to illustrate different types of situations.

 As I researched search and rescue situations I became amazed at how dedicated the people involved were. Or if dogs were used, how capable they were in finding people. I’m particularly amazed at a cadaver dog that can find a body buried under the ground or a dog that can tell a body is hidden in water. Their scent of smell is keen compare to ours.

 Canines also help law enforcement agencies with bomb detecting, drug detecting, suspect apprehension, tracking and cadaver retrieval as well as in search and rescue endeavors. For example, they can smell a dead person buried in the ground or deep under the water.

 Organizing a search can be complicated and very detailed, depending on the situation and what is involved—the number of people to be rescued, the terrain, and the urgency in the rescue. Is it an adult involved or a child? Is the person you’re looking for a criminal? There are so many things to consider in a search and rescue.

 Below is a cover of the second book, To Save Her Child, in the Alaskan Search and Rescue series. The hero has a tracking dog used to find lost people. The hero and other rescuers used a grid pattern to find the children lost in the woods.


The first book in the series is The Yuletide Rescue (rescue at a down plane) and was out in December 2014. The third book will be coming out in September called The Protector’s Mission (bombing victim in a building) and in December the fourth book will be out—Standoff at Christmas (avalanche).


 Thanks for stopping by on the hunt! Before you go, make sure you WRITE DOWN THESE CLUES:

Secret Word(s): will

Secret Number: 25 that I chose because it’s my birthdate!

Got ‘em down?? Great! Your next stop is #10, Margaret Daley’s site.  Click on over there now. And if you get lost, a complete list of the loop with links can be found at our mother host’s site. 

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Comments 185

  1. Joy C.

    I haven’t read any of your books yet, but I have seen them on links and on Koorong magazine here where I live in Australia. They sound very good! 🙂

    God bless,

  2. Jonathan Lally

    I haven’t yet read any of her books. I’m always looking for new authors to read their stories. I enjoy these scavenger hunts because I get introduced to new authors like Margaret Daley, Ronie Kendig and many more!!

    Thank you Ronie Kendig for being a part of this and introducing new authors to me and many other readers.

  3. Deadens Deana Dick

    I love your books. They keep me on the edge of my seat with your intrigue and love for your characters. Thanks for writing books that keep me intrigued.

  4. Emily K

    I wanted to say thank you for the giveaway.I look forward to the scavenger hunt every season because of the giveaways and the introductions to awesome Christians authors. I have not read any of your books, but I look forward to doing so in the future. I love the covers!

  5. Amelia

    I have personally never read any of your books but they look great! I will definitely be checking them out! The covers look awesome! 🙂

  6. Natasha R.

    I haven’t read your books before, but I think I will now! They look so exciting! Absolutely perfect to read during one of those slow mundane days that require a bit more spice!

  7. Vanessa

    I haven’t read any of your books yet, but I will be looking for some tomorrow when I go shopping! I’m getting a great list of new to me authors from this Scavenger Hunt!

  8. Mary

    Your books look intriguing! I look forward to reading them, and I am sure my Soldier husband would enjoy them as well!

  9. steph j

    I have not read any of Margaret’s books. But they sound good and I am always looking to read new Christian fiction books.

  10. Lynda E.

    I have read a couple of Margaret Daley’s books–this series sounds fantastic! Thanks for participating in the hunt and for the bonus giveaway!

  11. Joy

    I enjoy reading your books – I’ve found them more realistic than some others who write in this genre. I appreciate that very much.

  12. Crystal J

    Hi, I am excited to have found you on this scavenger hunt and hope to be able to read your books soon! Thank you for the giveaway!

  13. W. Thomas

    I’d love to win your books! I haven’t read any of these, although I have read some of your earlier ones and enjoyed them very much!

  14. Sarah C

    I’ve never read any of Ronie’s books, but several authors I read have recommended her books. I’d love the opportunity!

  15. Edward Arrington

    I started reading Margaret’s books when she came out with the first in the Texas Ranger series. I have been enjoying them ever since and have the privilege of being on her Daley Street Team. Margaret, I am really looking forward to your next book and hope you will decide to write some more about Texas Rangers.

  16. Sarah

    I have read one of her books! Loved it so much, I passed it on to some friends in the Marshall Islands to read! Thanks for the give away!

  17. Renee Costner

    Thanks so much for participating in the hunt. They are so much fun. I have read deadly Race by Margeret. It was very well written and I liked the characters very much.

  18. Rachael

    I have not read any of her books but I JUST learned about life inspired books so I will be sure to add them to my list! Your books sound amazing Margaret, I will definitely have to get a hold of one of them!

  19. Randi L.

    Thank you both for participating in the Scavenger Hunt! Ronie, I haven’t read your books yet, but think they sound very good. I’m looking forward to starting them! Margaret, I have read several of your books and thoroughly enjoyed them. I’ve read both of the books in this series so far, and I’m anxiously waiting for the rest! It is exciting to hear when they will be released! Thanks again!

  20. Trixi O.

    I’ve not read any of your novels….YET…but I do love discovering new writers and their books! Thanks for the chance to win 3 of yours & for your participation in the scavenger hunt!

  21. Alison Routley

    I haven’t read any of your books yet, but I am going to read them and ask my library to purchase your books.

  22. Ruth Toy

    I haven’t read any of your books but I sure look forward to having the opportunity! Thank you for all you’ve done!

  23. Maxie Anderson

    I have a few of Margaret’s books and love her blog. She has some good books. Margaret, keep up the good work.
    And thanks Ronie for a chance to win your giveaway. Maxie

  24. Stephanie H.

    I haven’t read any of your novels, but I will add your books to my reading list of books to read! Thanks for the giveaway!

  25. Sierra Faith

    I don’t think I’ve read any of your books Margaret 🙁 But I think I might own one! one of the Love inspired suspense! I have to be in a certain mood to read suspense and haven’t been in that mood lately! I love the cover for your new book <3

  26. Katrina Epperson

    I love Margaret’s books. She has a gift of weaving words together that bring her characters and the fictional community to life. She always brings a great story.

  27. Beth Rumbaugh

    I love your books. I won Raptor 6 and it is now in the local library. My husband enjoys reading your books, also.

    1. Linda Horin

      I have not read any of your books, but am looking forward to it. My son is in the military and served in Iraq, so I am partial to reading books with a military background.

  28. Susan Johnson

    I have read one of Margaret’s books and loved it. I look forward to reading more. Thank you for being part of this scavenger hunt.

  29. Kathy DiDomizio

    I have not had a chance to read any of her books yet, but these sound great and I always enjoy finding new authors I like!

  30. Crystal Guyer

    I can’t afford to buy new books but I’m looking forward to reading yours so hopefully I’ll find them in the library!!

  31. Trish

    I am always looking for new books to read. The Alaskan Rescue Series sounds like something I would enjoy. Thank you for the chance to win them!

  32. Jennifer Tipton

    Okay this is going to take me a while because I have read a ton of margaret Daley’s books and still so many that I haven’t been blessed to read. So hear it goes; Once Upon a Family , So dark the Night, Heart of the Amazon, Tidings of Joy, Hearts On the Line,When Dreams Come True, A Texas Thanksgiving, What Sarah Saw, Christmas Peril, Gold in the Fire, Fight in the Storm, Cowboy Protector, His Holiday Family, Detection Mission, First Kisses, The Yuletide Rescue, Body Guard Reunion, Buried secrets, The Forsaken Canyon, Together for the Holidays, Second Chance Family, A Mother for Cindy, Poisoned Secrets, Hidden in the Everglades, Protecting Her Own, Trail of Lies, Christmas Body Guard, A Daughter for Christmas, Heart of a Cowboy, Love Lessons, The Cinderella Plan, The Courage to Dream, A Love Rekindled, A Mom’s New Start, and Guarding the Witness! And they were all good! There’s probably more but I can’t remember anymore. jenny

  33. Leica McGill

    I am not sure I have read any of Margaret’s books but they look good, more to add to the “to be read list”!!!

  34. Shantae

    I have read Margaret Daley’s books, in fact the very first Love Inspired novel I ever read was by Margaret Daley and that is what made me like Love Inspired novels!

  35. Megan

    Just finished both of your Inspy Kisses novellas and they were both great! Really enjoyed both Tess and Sarah; strong, adventurous women who know how to love deeply.

  36. Barbara

    i have never read any of your books……but if i win one then i will surely read it.

    Thanks for the chance to win

  37. Jasmine A.

    Hi Ronie and Margaret!

    Yes, I’ve read, and loved, several of Margaret’s books including To Save Her Child.

    Thank you, Ronie, for hosting a stop on this hunt.


  38. Tricia Morrison-Stork

    It’s always fun discovering a new author and I look forward to reading your books in the near future. Thanks for being a part of the hunt and for the chance to win your generous prize package.

    In Kind Regards,

  39. Brooke

    I’ve read several of Margaret’s books. I always enjoy how well the suspense is written—it seems very realistic! But she also allows her characters to be totally human and show a wide range of emotions. Her books are typically one or two sitting reads for me … I just can’t put them down!

  40. Debora Wilder

    I haven’t had the pleasure of reading any of Margaret’s books yet. A number of them have caught my attention and are in my TBR pile though.

  41. Barbara

    I finally have the complete Men of the Texas Rangers series. I can’t wait to start reading them. Your choice of book covers always catch my attention.

    I also have a few of Ronie’s books waiting to be read. Thank you for a chance to win a set.

  42. Jeanine Kowalewski

    I would love to read these books! Thanks for participating in the scavenger hunt. I always have fun doing them.

  43. Robin in NC

    I’m sorry to say, I haven’t read any of your books Margaret, but I’m excited to find another Christian writer! There can’t ever be too many Christian writers!!

  44. Dana Carrier

    I love your books, but haven’t read this series yet. I have been meaning to, but ya know… so many books, so little time. Anyway I am in the middle of your MWD series and loving it as well.

  45. Ellen Gray

    I have read a few of your books and enjoyed them. I also thank you for some of your posts on Facebook that have lead me to other books and authors I have liked.

  46. Stephanie C.

    I haven’t yet read any of Margaret’s books. I have heard very good things about her and look forward to reading them.

    Thank you,
    Stephanie C.

  47. Christy Morris

    I love suspense, romance and search/rescue stories. Thanks for the opportunity to win your books. I’m loving this scavenger hunt I’m finding new authors!!!

  48. Rebekah Warmbrand

    I haven’t read any of your books yet, but I’m adding them to my list of books to read!
    I don’t have a Twitter.

  49. Terrill Rosado

    I have not read one of your novels yet, but I am so inspired to after reading about your model for Falcon. It’s hard to stay up with every author, but I am so happy to have found you!

  50. Tina at Mommynificent

    I haven’t yet had the pleasure of reading one of Margaret’s books. Looking forward to doing so. Thanks for being a part of such a fun scavenger hunt! I host an all-things-book linky party every Thursday on my blog,, and we’d love to have you stop by any time. You can link up any of your own blog posts and maybe garner some new readers, and you can also hop around and meet some other authors and avid readers.

  51. Sue Tobias

    I will always read anything with your name on it and am currently reading your newest release on my Kindle. I have to keep reminding myself that a woman is writing this LOL TY for using a Marine as your model this time

  52. Danielle Hull

    I don’t think I’ve read anything by Margaret, and I can see I’m missing out! Adding to my to-read list 🙂

  53. Janka H.

    Thanks for being a part of this exciting Scavenger hunt, ladies!

    I have not read any of Margaret´s books, but I love finding new authors!

  54. Ingerlise

    I just Love that you use real Military Heroes on your book covers! Thank you for participating in this Scavenger Hunt 🙂

  55. angela smith

    i havent read any of her author for me.but they look and sound like my kind of books.thanks for the chance

  56. Chelsea

    I haven’t read any of Margaret’s books yet, but they’re on my list! Keep writing and bringing your books to the world! 🙂

  57. Joanna

    Definitely recognize Margaret Daley’s name from her love inspired stories which I see on my store’s shelves and read frequently. My favorite are the mystery/suspense tales.

  58. Robbie Pink

    I started reading Margaret Daly’s books because of my Mom, she enjoyed suspense novels.
    Thanks for the opportunity to win!
    Good luck and God’s Blessings to everyone!

  59. Denise

    I have read a number of Margaret’s books! I started with Heart of the Amazon & was hooked! I love her mystery/suspense with a hint of romance! Thanks for the scavenger hunt–fun as always!!!

  60. Alison Boss

    I have not read any of Margaret’s books. In fact, this is the firsttime I’ve heard of her thanks to this Scavenger Hunt. Sounds like a great series, one I’ll have to add to my reading list!

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