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News and Awards…
2021 January – Along Came Love and Surrendered Hearts are released in paperback and eBook with updated covers and revised and updated content.
2020 September – A Joyful Christmas is released.
2019 November – Snowflake Sweethearts is released.
2019 September – A Man To Trust is rereleased.
2019 June – No Ocean Too Wide is released by WaterBrook Multnomah.
2019 May – Across the Blue is the third place winner of the Selah Award, Historical Romance Category.
2019 February – Seeking His Love is rereleased.
2018 June – Carrie is named a finalist for the ACFW Mentor of the Year.
2018 June – Shine Like the Dawn wins the HOLT Medallion Award in the Long Inspirational Category.
2018 March – New Two Book Contract signed with WaterBrook Multnomah, the inspirational division of Penguin Random House for two related English historical novels.
2018 February – Across the Blue is released by WaterBrook Multnomah.
2017 February – Shine Like the Dawn is released by WaterBrook Multnomah.
2016 July – A Refuge at Highland Hall is named as a finalist for the Maggie Award in the Inspirational Romance Category.
2015 October – Carrie signs a new two-book contract with WaterBrook Multnomah, a division of Penguin Random House. The working title for book one is Shine Like the Dawn.
2015 October – A Refuge at Highland Hall is release by WaterBrook Multnomah, a division of Penguin Random House.
2014 October – The Daughter of Highland Hall is released by WaterBrook Multnomah, a division of Penguin Random House.
2014 July – The Governess of Highland Hall, named a finalist for the ACFW Carol Award, Historical Romance category.
2014 April – Where Two Hearts Meet is released by Flowing Stream Books.
2014 March – The Governess of Highland Hall, finalist in the Gayle Wilson Award of Excellence, Inspirational Single title category.
2013 October – The Governess of Highland Hall releases.
2012 October – Three Book Contract with WaterBrook Multnomah for the Edwardian Brides Series.
2012 Surrendered Hearts wins 1st Place in the International Digital Awards
2011 “A Trusting Heart” in Christmas Mail-Order Brides, wins the ACFW Carol Award, Novella Category, September.
2011 Surrendered Hearts released as an independent eBook, Flowing Stream Books, April.
2010 “A Shelter in the Storm” in A Blue and Gray Christmas is a finalist in the ACFW Carol Awards, historical novella category
2010 Seeking His Love release date October 1
2010 Christmas Mail-Order Brides, containing Carrie’s novella “A Trusting Heart” release date September 1
2009 Seeking His Love contracted by Steeple Hill Love Inspired
2009 Christmas Mail-Order Brides contracted by Barbour Publishers
2009 A Blue and Gray Christmas containing Carrie’s novella, “A Shelter in the Storm,” released 9/1/ 2009
2008 “Moonlight & Mistletoe” places second in the Inspirational Readers’ Choice Awards
2008 “Moonlight & Mistletoe” places second in the ACFW Book of the Year, Contemporary Novella Category
2007 A Big Apple Christmas, released in September
2007 Carrie’s novella “Tea for Two” is a finalist in the ACFW Book of the Year Contest
2006 “Moonlight & Mistletoe”, in A Big Apple Christmas, fourth book contract, Barbour, Fall 2007
2006 Kiss the Bride, containing Carrie’s novella “Tea for Two”, is released in September
2006 Along Came Love, released March 28
2005 Third Book Contract, Novella “Tea for Two” accepted for Kiss the Bride, Published by Barbour, Fall 2006
2005 Second Book Contract, Along Came Love, Steeple Hill Love Inspired 4/06
2005 Contributed Five Devotionals to A Passion for Jesus – Daily Devotions from Calvary Chapel Pastors’ Wives, Compiled by M. Maciel, Published by Calvary Chapel Publishing
2004 First Book Contract, Novella “Wherever Love Takes Us” to be included in Wedded Bliss,
2004 My short story “Love on the 452” chosen for the Crossings Voices Contest, Hooked on Heaven Short Story Collection, Published by Crossings Books
2003 Five devotions accepted for Penned from the Heart Volume 10, compiled by Gloria Clover
2003 Noble Theme Writing Contests, Second Place Women’s Fiction Category, “Wherever Love Takes Us”
2003 Contributed to 101 Ways to Romance Your Marriage Compiled by Debra White Smith
2002 Contributed to Romancing Your Husband Compiled by Debra White Smith
2002 World Romance Writers Crystal Globe Contest, First Place Inspirational Category and Over all Best Unpublished Romance, In The Shadow of His Wings
2002 First Impressions Writing Contest, Finalist Inspirational Category, Garden of Secrets
2001 Heartquest Christmas Keepsake Contest, Winner with my essay “Christmas Keepsake” published on the Heartquest website
2001 Heartquest Sweetest Valentine’s Day Contest, Finalist with my essay “Valentine Treats in Mombassa” published on the Heartquest website
2001 Lone Star Writing Competition, Second Place, In The Shadow of His Wings