Welcome to the Indie Catholic Authors It’s Still Christmas Sale! 16 authors’ books are $.99 or free. If you’re looking to fill up your new Kindle, Nook, or iPad with good Catholic content, you’ve come to the right place!
Scroll down for descriptions and buy links for all our books that are $.99 or free December 26-28.
The following books are $.99 each:
In Church Triumphant by John Paul Wohlscheid, you can read the lives of 25 men and women who dedicated their lives to God and the Catholic Church. These men and women are heroes of virtue and prayer who helped change the world for Christ. The biographies are written concisely with the goal of giving you the chance to learn about great saints in a short amount of time.
John Paul was born and raised in West Michigan. He attends daily Mass with his parents and brother, Michael. John Paul and his brother have served English, Latin and Polish Masses for over 17 years. John Paul has always loved to read about the saints and about the Roman Catholic Faith in general. He hopes someday to become a priest.
In Stealing Jenny by Ellen Gable, a mentally unstable infertile woman kidnaps a pregnant mother of five.
Ellen Gable (Hrkach) is a bestselling, award-winning author of five books. She is also a freelance writer, publisher, editor and book coach. When she’s not writing, Ellen enjoys spending time with her husband and five sons, watching classic movies, playing trivia games and reading on her Kindle. Originally born in New Jersey, USA, the author now calls Canada her home.
- # 1 Bestseller Religious Drama (February 2012 to April 2012 and June-July 2012) on Amazon Kindle
- # 1 Bestseller Religious and Inspirational Mystery/Suspense (February 2012 to April 2012 and June-July 2012) on Amazon Kindle
- # 44 (Paid in Amazon Kindle) February 17, 2012 (Top 100 on all Paid books on Amazon Kindle Feb 17-26, 2012)
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Set in the not-so-distant future, Chasing Liberty by Theresa Linden is a dystopian story about a young woman desperate for freedom in a society where faith, family, and freedom do not exist. The all-controlling government has elevated the earth above man. Science ensures that every baby born is healthy. The government ensures that every baby born is needed. All are cared for, taught, and given a specific duty to perform, their unique contribution to society. Liberty is slated to be a Breeder.
The sequel Testing Liberty came out November 7th. Theresa Linden is a member of the Catholic Writers Guild and a local writers’ group, where she both hones her writing skills and helps other writers. She resides with her husband and three boys in northeast Ohio.
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Affairs of the Heart by J.I. Willett: Join Amazon International #1 Best-Selling author, Janice Willett, as she journeys into God’s arms and receives 72 Messages at St.Veronica Church. In this God-inspired book, she shares the courage to change and God’s desire to know every one of us in a deeper and more personal way. Experience your personal transformation Improve your relationships and friendships. Find faith, hope and healing in this Bishop-approved book. Be inspired daily with the full color inspirations.
J.I. Willett is a parishioner at St. Veronica Church, Howell, NJ. Labeled by clergy as an intercessor, she is blessed to have open communication with God to relay His Divine messages to the troubled, sick and dying.
(Please note: Indie Catholic Authors takes no position on the authenticity of Janice Willett’s revelations.)
- #1 International Bestseller Amazon (Christian Spiritual)
- The 2015 International Book Awards Finalist
Love Rebel: Reclaiming Motherhood by Melanie Jean Juneau and Others is an anthology that aspires to encourage today’s moms in their vocation. From beautiful poetry to practical tips, essays that capture the small moments of motherhood and reflections on mothering in today’s world, this slender anthology brings together a wealth of wisdom from five ordinary yet inspiring moms.
Melanie Jean Juneau is a mother of nine children who has edited her kid’s university term papers for over a decade. Her writing is humorous and heart warming; thoughtful and thought-provoking. Part of her call and her witness is to write the truth about children, family, marriage and the sacredness of life. She serves as a Managing Editor at Catholic Stand.
Blue Hydrangeas by Marianne Sciucco.
A nursing facility is everyone’s solution for what to do about Sara, but her husband, Jack, can’t bear to live without her. He is committed to saving his marriage, his wife, and their life together from the devastation of Alzheimer’s disease. He and Sara retired years ago to the house of their dreams, and operated it as a Cape Cod bed and breakfast named Blue Hydrangeas. Jack has made an impossible promise: He and Sara will stay together in their beautiful home no matter what the disease brings.
Marianne Sciucco is not a nurse who writes but a writer who happens to be a nurse. A lover of words and books, she dreamed of becoming an author, but became a nurse to avoid poverty. She brings her two passions together in this book.
- #1 Kindle bestseller
- Winner IndieRecon Best Novel, 2014
- 5-star Readers Favorite Library Journal Self-e Selection
- IndieReader Approved
- 4-stars BookWorks Book of the Week
Trusting God with St. Therese by Connie Rossini. Are your fears, weaknesses, doubts, and anger keeping you from intimacy with Christ? Do you struggle with despair? Let St. Therese teach you perfect trust. Learn how Therese of Lisieux trusted God through tragedy, scruples, spiritual darkness, and physical suffering. Connie Rossini pairs episodic stories from the saint’s life with memories of her own quest to trust. Practical and accessible, Trusting God with St. Therese includes questions for reflection that make it perfect for book clubs and faith-sharing groups.
Connie Rossini gives whole families practical help to grow in holiness. She and her husband Dan have four young sons.
- #2 Bestseller in Catholicism on Amazon Kindle
- Catholic Writers Guild Seal of Approval
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Navigating Deep Waters by Jeannie Ewing Grief afflicts everyone’s lives, including caregivers who provide long-term care for one who requires special needs. Yet caregivers are so often left feeling burnt out, aggrieved, and simply lost or emotionally drained. Navigating Deep Waters: Meditations for Caregivers is a unique resource for busy caregivers who are physically and emotionally spent at the end of a long day. Divided into short, meditative chapters, each with journaling prompts and a prayer.
Jeannie Ewing is the mom of children with unique special needs. She leads a comprehensive grief recovery ministry that includes coaching, webinars, and retreats.
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Working Mother by Erin McCole Cupp. With her husband disabled and out of work and her child in mortal danger, a mother must leave her family and find work so they can all survive. The husband’s name is Joseph. The child’s name is Jesus. The working mother is Mary. A fictional twist on the story of the Holy Family.
Erin McCole Cupp is a wife, mother, and lay Dominican who writes and lives with her family of vertebrates somewhere out in the middle of Nowhere, Pennsylvania.
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A Battle for the Faith contains two short stories, one by Theresa Linden, the other by John Paul Wohlscheid. In A Matter of Silence and A Matter of Action, the Emperor Kadzrick has decided that the Tribe of the Fathers must change their faith to suit him. The Tribe of the Fathers have held true to their Faith for centuries and will not change now. They are a peaceful tribe, but they will be forced to take up arms to defend what they hold dear: their faith.
Theresa Linden is also the author of Chasing Liberty. John Paul Wohlscheid is the author of Church Triumphant.
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Daddy, Come & Get Me: a dad’s adventure through a Guatemalan adoption tells two stories about one girl. Author Gil Michelini tells how he led his family through the process of adopting a daughter of Guatemala. Using the official Guatemalan adoption documents with the assistance of those familiar with the Guatemalan culture, Michelini includes a plausible story of his daughter’s life in Guatemala and how her birthmother came to the decision to relinquish her for adoption. This story illustrates and honors the sacrifice one woman endured for the sake of her daughter.
By day, Gil Michelinin is in instructional design. By early mornings and weekends, he is an award-winning speaker, blogger, podcaster, and author. His current project is helping lay Catholic adults learn how to live lives worthy of their calling using the wisdom of Vatican II.
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Ino’s Love by Marianne Sciucco. Ino prepares a Christmas feast for her successful, CEO son, but when he’s too busy to spend the holiday with his mother she shares her dinner and gifts with her home health aid. Sometimes the people who love us best are not family.
Marianne Sciucco, also the author of blue Hydrangeas, studied the craft of writing as an English major at the University of Massachusetts at Boston and briefly worked as a newspaper reporter in New England. To avoid poverty, she later became a nurse and writes about the intricate lives of people struggling with health and family issues. A native Bostonian who loves Cape Cod, she makes her home in upstate New York.
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In Return to Paradise by Tim Speer, a detour and a freak accident bring David to the small farming community of Spring River. Is his arrival purely happenstance, or is there a reason for him to be there? As he learns more about the corrupt practices of the local bank, he must decide what role he will play in trying to stop the foreclosures. Complicating his decision is Sarah, a local waitress. With plans to only be in town a couple of days, David knows that Sarah will likely be just a passing acquaintance. But is that all she really is to him?
Tim Speer lives in Midland, Texas, with his beautiful wife. They have two grown children. He enjoys all God’s creation, from crystals that come from deep inside the earth, to celestial objects in the deepest regions of outer space.
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In Tears, Gloria Winn shares her story of excruciating pain that eventually blocked her from God and all her other relationships. After 18 years, grace from God and her response began a healing of this pain. She is free. The memory is there, but the pain is gone, like a thorn being removed from her heart.
Gloria Winn is a wife, mother, grandmother and healed by the goodness of God.
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Eyewitness by John C. Connell. Around 33 A.D. Jesus the Christ chooses a blind beggar out of a crowd, and performs a very public, miraculous healing. We are introduced to the Man-Born-Blind in John’s Gospel, chapter nine. We see him, but we do not see what he saw…until now. Peek back in time with this fictionalized version of the story to see the Gospel come into focus, like never before!
John C. Connell, in addition to Eyewitness, is the author of Catholics Mean Business: 30 Days to Managing Your Work Week, God’s Way, and the follow-up, Catholics Have Courage: 40 Days to Beating Stress, God’s Way. He lives, works and writes in Houston, TX., where he is crafting other works of non-fiction to “help the soul at work”, and more fiction that will bring history alive like never before!
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Whether you have just discovered the beauty of the Rosary or you’ve been praying it for a long time, Walking Through the Rosary for the Childless by Jacqueline Vick will help you to delve more deeply into the Mysteries of Christ’s life, death and resurrection. After reading a Bible passage that supports the mystery, contemplate the prompts and questions that follow. Use your prayer journal to record your thoughts and any actions you want to take. The book includes instructions on how to pray the Rosary of the Seven Sorrows.
Jacqueline Vick is the author of over twenty short stories, novelettes and mystery novels including the Frankie Chandler Pet Psychic mysteries. Her love of our Blessed Mother led to this Rosary meditation book.
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