Join your host, Felice Gerwitz and her guest, Loree Lough. Loree is a well-known, beloved Christian romance writer with nearly three million books in circulation. She’s released 78 books from a variety of mainstream and Christian publishers, a novel that’s been optioned for a TV movie, 68 short stories, and over 2,500 articles for newspaper, magazine, and the Internet. Over the years, her writing has earned hundreds of industry and "Readers' Choice" awards. Loree is a regular contributor to a variety of publications and a columnist for Christian Fiction Online Magazine. She maintains a high profile on a variety of Internet social media sites including Facebook and Twitter, and regularly updates her blog, The Lough Down: www.theloughdown.blogspot.com. A tireless advocate of inspirational fiction, she’s recognized as a leader in the genre and is a frequent, sought-after speaker at writing seminars and workshops. Loree is a member of the Romance Writers of America, the Maryland Writers Association, American Christian Fiction Writers (ACFW), Novelists Inc, Authors Guild, and assorted regional chapters of writing organizations. She and her husband Larry have four daughters and seven grandchildren. They split their time between their Baltimore-area home and a cabin in the Allegheny Mountains. She’s released two compilations of full-length novels for Whitaker House: Tales of the Heart (2009 -historical) and Prevailing Love (2010 - contemporary), and the Lone Star Legends Series: Beautiful Bandit, Maverick Heart, (2010) and Unbridled Hope, a summer 2011 release.