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Loretta Eidson

Have you ever been to the theatre and sat on the edge of your seat as the intensity of suspense kept you biting your fingernails? How about Taken, Kidnapped, and A Quiet Place?

That’s what I hope you’ll experience in my novels: gripping stories, fast-paced, and full of twists, while my characters discover God’s unconditional love, the freedom of forgiveness, the value of trust, and the power of prayer.

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Behind the Shield, is a work in progress:


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This suspense-filled novel is a nice balance between romance and suspense. Journalist Vivian DeMarco will take you on a roller coaster ride as she faces danger, emotional heartbreaks, and an unexpected relationship with the handsome Deputy Ryan Frost. After years of trying to measure up to what she thinks others expect from her, Vivian must discover her true self-worth. Ryan Frost finds himself indecisive about staying in his small home town to watch over his mom and sister or accepting a job offer with the FBI Cyber Crimes Division in Washington, DC. An added complication pops up when he encounters… 

November 2019 New Releases

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If you enjoy reading intense thrillers and futuristic novels, you’ll love Steven James newest release Synapse. Steven James did a fabulous job establishing his cast and keeping the reader’s attention. This novel will take you into the future where humans and human-like robots exist. These robots called Artificials can think and reason. One Artificial, Jordan, questions Kestrel Hathaway, a Methodist pastor, about whether he has a soul, and can he be forgiven. Kestrel, struggling with a personal loss, doesn’t know how to answer Jordan and doesn’t want to be bothered with an Artificial, especially after what happened to her parents…. 

The Girl Behind the Red Rope by Ted Dekker & Rachelle Dekker

After reading Ted Dekker’s Rise of the Mystics, I discovered that he writes from a deep-rooted spiritual point of view and his daughter, Rachelle, has developed the same gifting. The Girl Behind the Red Rope had me questioning where the story was going. Who or what is the Fury the characters keep referring to? Why can’t they go behind the red rope? My first instinct was to read about half-way through the book before writing a review, but I became enthralled by this gripping story and couldn’t put it down. In one sense The Girl Behind the Red Rope reminded… 

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If you haven’t read DiAnn’s new release now’s the time to get your hands on a copy and get started. As Lynette Eason says, “DiAnn Mills Never Disappoints.” I must agree. The opening scenes are filled with action which keeps the adrenaline flowing through to the end. Special Agent Leah Riesel and her newly assigned partner Agent Jon Colbert fight for their lives while investigating a murder. Rattlesnakes aren’t my thing, but the deadly use of their venom being injected into law enforcement officials keeps your feet tucked under you on the couch and your nose in the novel while…