Christian Historical Fiction Talk

Episode 87 - Author Chat with Karen Witemeyer

July 19, 2022 Liz Tolsma / Karen Witemeyer Season 2 Episode 25
Christian Historical Fiction Talk
Episode 87 - Author Chat with Karen Witemeyer
Show Notes

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What a fun chat I had with author Karen Witemeyer this week. She tells us about her Hanger's Horsemen series and the last book in the series, In Honor's Defense. It's a great read with a wonderful message. We talk about how she keeps Westerns fresh, how she manages to juggle a job and writing, and lots of other stuff. 

In Honor's Defense by Karen Witemeyer
He's Faced Countless Perils on the Battlefield, but Nothing so Dangerous as Falling in Love.

Luke Davenport has been fighting all his life--for respect, for country, and for those unable to fight for themselves. But now that his Horsemen brothers are domesticated, he's left alone to battle the wildness within. When an opportunity arises to take a job on his own, tracking down a group of rustlers, he jumps at the chance.

Damaris Baxter has mastered the art of invisibility. Plain and quiet, she hides in books and needlework, content to be overlooked. Until her brother dies suddenly, leaving her custody of her nephew. She moves to Texas to care for Nathaniel, determined to create the family for herself that she never thought she'd have and to give him the family he desperately needs. 

When Nate finds himself knee-deep in trouble, Luke's attempt to protect him leaves Damaris feeling indebted to the Horseman. But suspicions grow regarding the mysterious death of Damaris's brother. And the more questions they ask, the more danger appears, threatening the family Luke may be unable to live without.

Get your copy of In Honor's Defense.

Get your copy of book #1, At Love's Command.

Get your copy of book #2, The Heart's Change.

About Karen Witemeyer
After growing up in California, Karen Witemeyer moved to Texas to attend Abilene Christian University where she earned bachelor and master's degrees in Psychology. It was also there that she met and married her own Texas hero. He roped her in good, for she has lived in Texas ever since. In fact, she fell so in love with this rugged land of sweeping sunsets and enduring pioneer spirit, that she incorporates it into the pages of her novels, setting her stories in the small towns of a state that burgeoned into greatness in the mid- to late1800s.

A life-long bookworm, Karen is living her dream by writing novels. Her books have consistently hit bestseller lists and have garnered numerous awards. When not writing, she loves to pester her adult children, play board games, and cross-stitch intricate patterns reminiscent of the historical eras present in her stories.

Karen's favorite aspect of her writing life is hearing from readers. Nothing encourages her heart more. She'd love to hear from you. You can contact Karen Witemeyer  here.

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