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Saturday 1 October 2022

Blog Tour & Giveaway: The Baby's Christmas Blessing by Meghann Whistler!

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Psst… I have to make a confession: Until about five years ago, I’d never read a Christian romance novel. 😲

So, how did I go from never reading them to writing them?

Well, I’ve been a writer for a long time. I actually went to graduate school for creative writing, but back then, I was writing literary fiction, and my stories didn’t always have a happy ending.

I came really, really close to selling my first novel to a publisher, but in the end, it didn’t happen.

I’m grateful for that now.

When I was 24, I wanted to get published just to get published. I loved writing fiction, but after I wrote that first book, I had no ideas for a second one. I would start projects and abandon them. I could never get very far beyond the opening scene.

I told myself it was because I was busy with my day job, my marriage, and starting my family, but really, I was out of inspiration.

I had nothing to say.

I started reading Christian romance novels because I was feeling hopeless that I would ever find victory over a personal issue I had struggled with since I was a young girl. In my darkest moments, those books allowed me to forget about my troubles. They made me feel happy, and they gave me hope.

It wasn’t long before I began to wonder if maybe I could write a Christian romance novel, too.

After nine months of sneaking in an hour of writing here and there when my kids were napping or in the babysitting room at the YMCA, I did it! I finished my first book, Falling for the Innkeeper, which came out in 2020.

Next came The Billionaire’s Secret, which won the 2022 Selah Award for Contemporary Romance, and just a few days ago, The Baby’s Christmas Blessing went live!

Reading Christian romance novels gives me hope, and writing them gives me purpose. I’m grateful that I stumbled across them at the exact right time in my life. 💓

A second chance at love

with a newborn as matchmaker!

Nothing will be merry about Steve Weston’s Christmas if he doesn’t find a nanny for his newborn nephew fast. But the best choice is Chloe Richardson, the woman he pushed away years ago. He has a second chance at making the season’s joy last for a lifetime—unless he allows old wounds to separate them once more…

From Love Inspired: Uplifting stories of faith, forgiveness and hope.

Check it out on Goodreads!

Author bio:

Meghann Whistler writes sweet Christian romance novels that won't make your grandmother blush.

Her debut novel, Falling for the Innkeeper, was named one of “Six Sensational 2020 Debut Series Romances” by the American Library Association’s Booklist Reader, and was also a finalist for the 2021 Book Buyers Best Award.

Her next book, The Billionaire’s Secret, was a #1 bestseller and #1 Hot New Release across multiple categories on Amazon.com, including Christian Romance, Christian Women’s Fiction, and Contemporary Religious Fiction, among others. It won the 2022 Selah Award for Contemporary Romance, placed second in the romance category of the 2022 Christian Indie Awards, and was a finalist for the 2022 HOLT Medallion.

Before settling down with her rocket scientist husband and raising three rambunctious boys, Meghann earned a B.A. in English from Amherst College and an M.F.A. in creative writing from Emerson College.

She is grateful to be living her dream of writing sweet, hopeful stories that demonstrate the power of love and grace.


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