Tag Archives: Christian Fiction

A Girl’s Guide to Changing a Tire…

Funny how something like a word, a gesture, or a phrase can trigger a thought that opens a floodgate of memories. I recently heard a Southern Mama advise her daughter to take auto mechanics in school because every woman should know how to fix her own car, then she should look helpless enough to have […]

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The Legend of the Rolling Pin

I’ve shared a lot about the heritage of my family in the past few days, now I’d like to share one more thing… The following is a poem written for Ruth and Clifford Pence by their daughter Rita Lou. I don’t think I need to give you much of a background here, I think Rita […]

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The Green Side of the Mountain – Part 2

Many years have passed since I spent summer vacations in Coal Fork, West Virginia…and during those years a number of things happened.  Rita, the third sister, discovered she was unable to have children and adopted a little girl; a few years later Breast Cancer took her life and the child was sent to live with […]

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THE MAGIC OF CHILDHOOD

APRIL IS ALL ABOUT AUTHORS…AND A LOVE OF READING STARTS EARLY Jodie Brownlee wanted to be a genie when she grew up. Then she discovered a genie could spend centuries locked in a bottle, so Jodie decided to write about them instead. Although she writes about Ruby’s adventures, Jodie has quite a few of her own. She’s crossed the Rajasthan desert on […]

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Cracks in the Sidewalk

Amazon Review by Sandy Steele “Cracks in the Sidewalk,” is a thoughtful and remarkable novel! The book covers over twenty years and every human emotion imaginable. Lust, hate, unrequited love and unending love, all wrapped together into this novel from a spiritual and extraordinary writer, Bette Crosby. The story includes both a deeply troubled marriage […]

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Cracks in the Sidewalk

GoodReads Review by Anne Kleinberg, author of Menopause in Manhattan I “met” the author of this book, Bette Lee Crosby, through the Internet. She was kind enough to send me congrats on my book “Menopause in Manhattan” and I was delighted to be able to read “Crack in the Sidewalk”. All I can say is […]

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Cracks in the Sidewalk

Amazon Review by Melanie Young Imagine your grandchildren being ripped from your life, as your daughter is losing hers. This is what happened to Claire and Charlie McDermott when their daughter, Elizabeth, was diagnosed with an inoperable brain tumor. Elizabeth’s loser husband, Jeffrey, denies his wife and in-laws access to the children until they hire […]

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Cracks in the Sidewalk

Amazon Review by ERG for Bookpleasures When a father and mother lose the only child they have, to what lengths will they go to keep their grandchildren close? And how do they keep those children in their lives when someone actively opposes their presence? Bette L. Crosby answers these questions and poses several challenges to […]

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IT’S A DOG’S LIFE…by Katie

A lot of bad things can happen in a dog’s life…I know, ’cause some of those things happened to me.  I guess I have always been what people call dog, because the first I remember of life is being in a box with three brothers and Dog Mom. Dog Mom let us suck on her spouts so we got warm […]

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Cracks In The Sidewalk

AMAZON REVIEW by Bria Burton The heart-wrenching story is about Claire McDermott, who cares for her adult daughter, Liz, when doctors discover an incurable brain tumor. Liz’s husband, the deplorable JT Caruthers, abandons her and wreaks further emotional havoc in Claire and Liz’s life when he refuses to allow Liz’s three children to see their […]

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Cracks in the Sidewalk

Review by Tara Alemany bor AleWeb Social Marketing While most of my book reviews are relevant to social media, business, job seeking, technology or leadership, I recently was offered the chance to read some lighter fare; a book by Bette L. Crosby called “Cracks in the Sidewalk,” which is an award-winning novel about a grandmother’s 20-year […]

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CRACKS IN THE SIDEWALK

Reviewed by Aleweb Social Marketing While most of my book reviews are relevant to social media, business, job seeking, technology or leadership, I recently was offered the chance to read some lighter fare; a book by Bette L. Crosby called “Cracks in the Sidewalk,” which is an award-winning novel about a grandmother’s 20-year search for […]

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CRACKS IN THE SIDEWALK…The story starts

 April, 2006  The dream came back the day I received the letter, I hadn’t thought about it in decades but I suppose it was always there. A thing you’ve carried inside your heart for the better part of a lifetime doesn’t disappear so easily, it slides behind the everyday worries calling for your attention and […]

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CRACKS IN THE SIDEWALK – A Finalist!

Delightfully exciting news – just got the word today, Cracks in the Sidewalk is a finalist in the Florida Publisher’s 2011 President’s Book Awards. The winner will be announced at an awards banquet in Sarasota on November 5th. I’m especially honored because the book is entered in the Adult Fiction Category, which includes mysteries and […]

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IN THE NEWS …A VISIT WITH THE PORT ST. LUCIE GFWC WOMEN

I was honored to speak at the September meeting of the Port Saint Lucie Women’s Club, a group that is part of the International GFWC (General Federation of Women’s Clubs.) The luncheon meeting was held at the Holiday Inn on Federal Highway. In addition to a wonderful lunch, these lovely ladies listened to my stories of family […]

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Meet Sunny Serafino… Award-Winning Novelist

Always a lover of books, Sunny knew early on she wanted to be a writer but it wasn’t until after she retired from her job as a secretary that she began to write. Word after word, page after page and book after book came to life as her fingers flew across the keyboard. Sure, she faced rejection, don’t all writers? The […]

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