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Elk Lake Publishing Inc October Releases

By Deb Haggerty | October 30, 2018 |

To purchase any of these books, click on the covers or the links.

Releases are At the Heart of Friendship by Kathy Collard Miller, First Breath of Morning by Kathy Cheek, Operation Jeremiah’s Jar by Mark Alan Leslie, When Love Called by W. Travis Inman, Dance of Shadows by Erica Marie Hogan


Friends are gifts from God, but they don’t always seem like presents. Thankfully, the Bible talks a lot about relationships and helps us navigate through the ones bringing either joy or challenges.

At the Heart of Friendship is an expanded and enlarged version of the original women’s Bible study that provides 10 lessons on different aspects of friendship. The focus is on the fascinating interactions in the Bible between Hannah and Penninah, the groom and bride of the Song of Solomon, Mary and Martha, Rachel and Leah, Ruth and Naomi, and many others. Topics cover envy, competition, conflict, mentoring, and relationships with a husband and children—and above all, a friendship with God.

With characteristic depth of questions and insightful commentary, this study in the Daughters of the King Bible Study Series includes the heart-impacting “Letter from God” at the end of each lesson. You’ll find this a helpful, encouraging, and enlightening study for yourself or a group of women.

$9.99 paperback, $3.99 e-book
ISBN: 978-1-948888-45-5 (trade) | 978-1948888-46-2 (POD) 978-1-948888-47-9 (e-book)


Experience God with the First Breath of Morning.

You will awaken each morning to the wonder of the reality of God. Experience Him tugging at your heart, calling your name, and helping you build a strong foundation for a deeper walk with Him.

First Breath of Morning is a multi-themed book of six chapters with multiple devotionals that portray a beautiful picture of our walk with God. Themes include drawing near, growing our relationship, leaning into His love, strengthening our faith, trusting Him through every circumstance, and exalting Him in worship. As a result, the messages in First Breath of Morning will refresh your faith and renew your trust in God.

First Breath of Morning is an invitation to the relationship God wants to have with each of us, while encouraging our hearts.

$9.99 paperback, $3.99 e-book
ISBN: 978-1-948888-52-3 (trade) | 978-1948888-51-6 (POD) 978-1-948888-53-0 (e-book)


Black-Ops veteran Max Braxton and Archaeologist Kate Cordova are back!

The United Nations has long led a diplomatic jihad against Israel, even claiming Jews have no historic claim on Jerusalem.

But 2,600-year-old proof of Jewish ownership exists. Kat’s goal—find the prophet Jeremiah’s property deed to land outside Jerusalem, and therefore, fulfill a prophetic promise to Jeremiah and the nation today.

Meanwhile, when the President decides to move the American embassy to Jerusalem, Arab jihadists explode in fury, targeting the heart of the Jewish nation. Max is called in to protect the ambassador, but his first duty is to protect Kat at all costs.

$12.99 paperback, $5.99 e-book
ISBN: 978-1-948888-69-1 (trade) | 978-1948888-70-7 (POD) 978-1-948888-71-4 (e-book)


A random phone call from a three year old changes everything …

How does a widower overcome his past after the traumatic death of his young wife? How does a divorcée look into the future after heart-wrenching betrayal? Can a former Army surgeon embrace the trauma he experienced in Afghanistan? When Love Called forces Caton Harvey, Lily Demar, and Jack McCranie to explore these tragic events. Travis W. Inman takes these lives on a mysterious turn when they connect through a divine phone call.

Set in the Rocky Mountians, Lily and Caton find each other, only to face a devastating emergency that places both of them in a trauma center, each struggling to preserve their lives. That’s when Lily meets Jack, the gruff surgeon, who offers her a life she didn’t expect. Can Jack embrace the trauma he experienced in Afhanistan? Will Caton let go of the past in pursuit of a promising new future? Can Lily surrender her own pretentious desires to God’s perfect intervention? Find out in When Love Called, a daring romance and modern day fairytale.

I will bless you with a future filled with hope—a future of success, not of suffering. Jeremiah 29:11
$12.99 paperback, $4.99 e-book
ISBN: 978-1-948888-54-7 (trade) | 978-1948888-55-4 (POD) 978-1-948888-56-1 (e-book)


The Winter Queen has brought the storm … and the Abyss roams the halls of the Blood Keep.

Ten days have passed since Sundragon blood was shed for a sacrifice by Raphaela Kael. Ten days since Lathan and Maxx Jandry fled the city in search of Princess Damari Kael and their niece, Noelle. Brecken Jandry, Brae’s loyal husband, remains a tortured prisoner in the Kael dungeons and no one in Sunkai is safe from Roderick and Raphaela’s wrath.

Damari Kael flees Sunkai with little Noelle Jandry, determined to deliver the child to the safety of the Shadow Lands, even as her own power emerges within her. The Eventide Sisters embark on a mission to join the Winter Queen. Across the land, Clea Jandry arrives in her birthplace of Molderëin where she is met with a savagery she thought long dead. Afra Malaki seeks the Creator’s will and the Queen of the Woodlands prepares for battle.

In the peaceful city of Quintaria, the Winter Queen grieves. But the shadows are coming for her. They carry a message for Adlae Sundragon, and they will not rest until all is revealed.

$12.99 paperback, $3.99 e-book
ISBN: 978-1-948888-50-8 (trade) | 978-1948888-61-5 (POD) 978-1-948888-62-2 (e-book)

Elk Lake Publishing Inc September Releases

By Deb Haggerty | September 24, 2018 |

To purchase any of these books, click on the covers or the links.

Faith Is Not Silent, by Billie Fulton, was written as historical fiction about the actual Catts/Crawford family. The Sons and Daughters of the Revolution, War of 1812, Union and Confederacy selected October 6, 2018 as the date to honor the families. Several hundred people are planning to attend the ceremony in the Fulton hayfield where the cemetery is located. The event will be filmed and several media outlets are planning interviews. Great-great grandsons of both the Catts and Crawford families will be attending. John Fulton and grandson Tate will present both of the men with a Bible in remembrance.

A cemetery in the middle of a hayfield, forgotten until a young boy asked the question, “Who were these people?” So starts the saga of the Catts/Crawford family—now to be remembered by all who read their story

Most people see grave stones as the end of a story, but for Billie Fulton, they became the beginning of a discovery that will delight your heart.

$12.99 paperback, $4.99 e-book
ISBN: 978-1-948888-57-8 (trade) | 978-1948888-58-5 (POD)
978-1-948888-59-2 (e-book)

Other releases are Summer Plans and Other Disasters by Karin Beery, Child of Prophecy by T. E. Bradford, Armor of Aletheia by Ralene Burke, Battle Buddies by Shelley Pierce, and Uninvited by Beckie Lindsey.


Elementary school music teacher Callie Stevens thinks she’s finally figured out God’s plan for her life—she even made a list to keep her on track. Moving in with her brother and reconnecting with her ex-boyfriend are at the top of the list. What’s not on the list is running into her childhood crush, Ryan. God wanted her to connect with Kyle, right? Trying to figure out God’s plan is hard enough. But a dating-averse older brother, the young blonde who adores him, a pregnant best friend, and Callie’s continual mishaps make her wonder whether her best laid plans were truly God-inspired.

 

$12.99 paperback, $4.99 e-book
ISBN: 978-1-948888-24-0 (trade) | 978-1948888-25-7 (POD)
978-1-948888-26-4 (e-book)


How far would you go to fit in? Another world?

Fifteen-year-old Nova Hawthorne has a unique trait that sets her apart, yet she wants nothing more than to be normal and fit in.

She soon finds out there’s a very real reason why she feels so out of place in this world—she’s from another one. And prophecy says she is destined to destroy them both.

 

$12.99 paperback, $4.99 e-book
ISBN: 978-1-948888-27-1 (trade) | 978-1948888-28-8 (POD) 978-1-948888-29-5 (e-book)


A world in danger, a betrayed queen, a reluctant hero …

The death of her king changes Karina’s life forever. Fleeing the royal house, she must leave her life behind to seek out the Armor of the Creator—to save the very people who now hunt her.

“Magic, romance, danger, Aletheia has it all. This fantasy by Burke follows the traditional fare the likes of J.R.R. Tolkien and Terry Brooks. Fantasy fans, you don’t want to miss out in this one!”
—Morgan L. Busse, award-winning author of the Follower of the Word and The Soul Chronicles.
$12.99 paperback, $4.99 e-book
ISBN: 978-1-948888-39-4 (trade) | 978-1948888-40-0 (POD)
978-1-948888-41-7 (e-book)


In spite of trying to do the right thing, and he really did try to do the right thing, eleven-year-old Jase Freeman seems to sink deeper into trouble each day.

He didn’t mean to listen in on conversations he had no business hearing. He intended to show respect for his teachers and never question his mom … but, what’s a guy to do when he knows stuff he shouldn’t know, his best friend is acting like a jerk, and doing the right thing seems way too difficult?

Exactly what does it mean to have his friend’s back? How can he possibly be respectful when his anger spins out of control? And why is it so important to “remember who you are and whose you are”?

$9.99 paperback, $2.99 e-book
ISBN: 978-1-948888-22-6 (trade) | 978-1948888-23-3 (POD)
978-1-948888-08-0 (e-book)


Every girl has a secret she hopes the light will never find—But the demons already have.

Battles between unseen forces of good and evil have made unlikely friends out of high school juniors Krystal, Mackenzie, Tammi, and Sadie, who share similar secrets from their traumatic pasts. Will the relationships survive the epic spiritual battles raging around them? Or will the demons keep them chained to their secrets?

$12.99 paperback, $4.99 e-book
ISBN: 978-1-948888-30-1 (trade) | 978-1948888-31-8 (POD) 978-1-948888-32-5 (e-book)

New Logo for Elk Lake Publishing Inc

By Deb Haggerty | September 22, 2018 |

ELPI Logo

Elk Lake Publishing Inc reveals new logo. Publisher Deb Haggerty said a new look was necessary to promote their mission of publishing positive books for the Christian market. One of the few Christian-owned and operated traditional, royalty-paying publishing companies, Elk Lake has books for readers of all ages in a variety of genres. Elk Lake, headquartered in Plymouth, MA, publishes thirty to forty books a year. Recent book releases include World War II-era—Set for Danger by Ace Collins, humor—The Heart of Humor by Jeanette Levellie, contemporary—Hosea’s Heart by Linda Wood Rondeau and Manhattan Grace by Clarice G. James, and children’s—If I Could Ask Jesus by Donna Wyland/Lynne Davis among others. All books are available on Amazon and through Ingram Services.

For more information, contact Deb Haggerty at Deb@ElkLakePublishingInc.com or call 508-746-1734.

Elk Lake Publishing, Inc. August Releases

By Deb Haggerty | September 13, 2018 |

A marriage of convenience in 1907 begins the union of one of the most intriguing founding families in Hamilton Harbor. The legacy of this couple provides the backdrop in which secrets of the past, and restoration in the present generates valuable lessons in faith, and love for the future.

Short story prequel to And Then Blooms Love

$0.99 e-book
ISBN: 978-1-948888-38-7 (e-book)

Jeanette Levellie

Welcome to a vacation from stress, worry, and global whining.
Learn the secrets of how laughter can help you:

♥ live healthier & longer
♥ deepen your relationships
♥ trust a God with a sense of humor that gives a 90-year-old lady a baby

In her sassy yet down-to-earth style, award-wining author and speaker Jeanette Levellie takes readers on a fun trip through 45 short stories with titles like An Outhouse to Celebrate, Confessions of a Jailbird, and Swimsuit Shopping Stress. Accompanying the stories are comical drawings by a professional animator, articles, and lists revealing the superpowers of humor such as Got Pain? Laugh it Away, Everybody Loves Dummies, and Ten Ways to Help Yourself Laugh.

$10.99 paperback; $4.99 e-book
ISBN: 978-1-948888-36-6 (Trade) | 978-1-948888-36-3 (POD)
| 978-1-948888-37-0 (e-book)

July Releases from Elk Lake

By Deb Haggerty | August 24, 2018 |

Sally Chambers

Three months ago, Ali Lamarque’s mother died in an accident Ali is convinced she could have prevented, and what little faith she had is fading. Grief-stricken, her father, a renowned scientist, has sold their California ranch and buried himself in his work. He will soon leave for Brazil’s Amazon Rainforest on business. Ali’s relationship with her childhood best friend, Kane, is changing, and suddenly she’s being followed. Insidious and relentless, it’s harassment with no proof it ever happened.

$12.99 paperback, $5.99 e-book
ISBN: 978-1-946638-82-3 (trade) | 978-1-946638-83-0 (POD) | 978-1-946638-84-7 (e-book)

Sally Jo Pitts

Hurt by her former fiancé. Clifton Davenport, new flower shop owner Emme Matthews is working hard to establish a successful business and provide for the three-year-old child she is raising. Financial woes plague her, and she is forced to accept a floral job for a special dinner at the Davenport plantation. Not wishing to upset the event, Emme stays behind the scenes, only to learn the dinner is to announce Clifton’s engagement.

$10.99 paperback, $3.99 e-book
978-1-946638-97-7 (trade) | 978-1-946638-98-4 (POD) | 978-1-946638-99-1 (e-book)

Sherwood Burton

Full-color pictures, journal pages, and Scripture representing the beauty of Israel. Beautiful photography of Israeli scenes accompanied by Scripture pertaining to those scenes. Journal pages allow note taking and meditation upon the Scripture references.

$19.99 paperback
978-1-948888-33-2 (trade) | 978-1-948888-34-9 (POD)

Linda Wood Rondeau

How much should a wronged husband forgive?
This time, Aubrey Beaumont’s wife has left for good. Though a single dad with three children to raise, Aubrey diligently searches for his drug-addicted, runaway wife. Fifteen years later, he has relocated from Vermont to Silver Spring where he serves as a respected minister and chaplain. He is caught in a quandary when he is called to a community hospital to counsel a terminally ill patient and comes face-to-face with his long-lost wife.

$10.99 paperback, $3.99 e-book
978-1-946638-94-6 (trade) | 978-1-946638-95-3 (POD) | 978-1-946638-96-0 (e-book)

For more information, contact Deb Haggerty, Publisher, Deb@ElkLakePublishingInc.com

Second Quarter 2018 Releases from Elk Lake Publishing Inc

By Deb Haggerty | August 18, 2018 |

Elk Lake released twelve books in the second quarter:

Be the Miracle-Second Edition by Delores Liesner

The Last Aliyah by Mark Leslie

The Mysterious Matt Barnes by Matthew Weigelt

Cleansed by Death-Second Edition by Catherine Finger

Shattered by Death-Second Edition by Catherine Finger

Anchored by Death-Second Edition by Catherine Finger’

Dangerous to Know by Megan Whitson Lee

Maiden of Iron by Edie Melson

Manhattan Grace by Clarice G. James

If I Could Ask Jesus by Donna Wyland, Illustrated by Lynne Davis

Easton at the Crossroads by Rebecca Janney

Set for Danger by Ace Collins

New Book Releases from Elk Lake

By Deb Haggerty | November 29, 2016 |

New Releases from Elk Lake: The Lost Generation by Erica Marie Hogan; Miracle on Maple Street by Linda Wood Rondeau; The White Rose by Ace Collins; Weighed Down by Laurie Boulden; Bible Characters Through the Ages: Books Four (Esther), Five (Isaac), and Six (Jacob); Pursuing Gold by Cynthia L. Simmons; 28 First Kisses by Sandra D. Barnes; Tomodachi: Yesterday’s Enemy by Zillah Williams.

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Elk Lake Committed to ‘Publishing the Positive’

By Deb Haggerty | October 20, 2016 |

Elk Lake Committed to ‘Publishing the Positive’
Independent Publisher Focuses on Inspirational Books

PLYMOUTH, Mass. (October 20, 2016)—Elk Lake Publishing, Inc. announces the acquisition of the assets of Elk Lake Publishing from the Book Club Network, Inc. and looks forward to its future “Publishing the Positive.”

An independent, royalty-paying publisher, Elk Lake offers over 100 books by more than 70 authors in a wide-range of categories. With fiction titles for everyone from children to tweens to young adults and adults, in genres such as mystery, romance, historical, science fiction, and fantasy, plus select nonfiction offerings, Elk Lake is committed to publishing books that point people to Jesus Christ.

Elk Lake’s publisher and editor-in-chief, Deb Haggerty, provides established authors the writing environment they need to flourish, while successfully launching new writers as well.

“We exist to captivate our readers and carry them to places of escape, encouragement, education, and entertainment—to broaden their horizons and urge them to new heights. More than anything else, we want to point people to Jesus Christ,” Haggerty said.

Elk Lake has a broad stable of highly respected authors, such as Andrew (Ace) Collins, Rebecca Price Janney, Kathy Macias, Mike Lynch, and Randall Arthur, as well is its newest authors, Aaron Gansky, Anne Baxter Campbell, and Kerstin Lindquist of QVC fame.

Elk Lake’s upcoming releases include: Pursuing Gold: A Novel of the Civil War—Cynthia L. Simmons; Weighed Down: A Love Story Worth Lifting Up—Laurie Boulden; Tomodachi: Yesterday’s Enemy—Zillah Williams; Miracle on Maple Street—Linda Wood Rondeau; The Lost Generation: A Novel of World War I—Erica Hogan; and Forgotten Road—a Randall Arthur rerelease.

Deb Haggerty, Publisher and Editor-in-Chief, is a published author, management consultant, and professional speaker. After thirteen years with AT&T, she left to start Positive Connections® (www.PositiveConnect.com) in 1985, which specializes in employee relations and communication. A 16-year-plus breast cancer survivor, she encourages women to take control of their health care and provides resources for them and those who walk with them on their journeys through her website www.PositiveHope.com. For over 30 years, she’s written about her experiences and has been published in over 20 books and has over 50 articles to her credit. She has spoken throughout the United States and has been on the staff at several writers’ conferences, including the Glorieta Christian Writers’ Conference, CLASSeminars, and the Florida Christian Writers’ Conference.

Elk Lake Publishing, Inc., is an independent, royalty-paying Christian publisher whose motto is “Publishing the Positive.” Find Elk Lake online at www.elklakepublishinginc.com and on Facebook at www.facebook.com/ElkLakePublishingInc.

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Meet The Publisher

By Deb Haggerty | September 14, 2016 |

Deb Haggerty

Meet the Publisher

Deb Haggerty is a prolific blogger, astute business woman, and a die-hard visionary. She founded Positive Connections® (PositiveConnect.com), her management consulting practice in 1985, following thirteen years as a manager with Southern Bell/AT&T.

In 2000, she founded Positive Hope (PositiveHope.com), a breast cancer ministry, which gives encouragement and education to those with breast cancer, their families, and friends. She speaks on the topic from a faith-based perspective as she describes her journey.

Deb loves Christian literature and reviews books and interviews authors on her blog, (PositiveGrace.com). She loves encouraging both readers and authors with her words.

Deb is one of the clearest communicators you’ll ever meet. Featured in The Communication Coach, The Masters’ Collection, Intimate Encounters with God, and over twenty other books, she’s also published numerous articles. She has taught at writers’ conferences across the country and has served on staff for the CLASSeminar and Personality Training Workshops as well as speaking for many corporate clients. Deb is a strong Christian with a love of sharing God’s grace.

In 2016, Deb purchased Elk Lake Publishing to pursue one of her greatest loves. She’s fiercely passionate about spreading the Gospel of Jesus Christ by publishing positive Christian books. As she says, “Everything I’ve done in my life has brought me to this moment where God is fulfilling every dream for His glory. I’m so excited!

Deb is also a popular public speaker. Her topics include: Communicating with Confidence, God’s Grace, and Tips and Tricks for Working with Editors and Publishers. She lives in Plymouth, MA, with her husband of over 33 years, Roy, and Coki the Dog.