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Wednesday, August 16, 2006

Ransomed Dreams

I'm so excited to share with you all the cover of my debut novel, Ransomed Dreams!!! A cool inside story is that my wonderful web designer husband created a mock up cover to help me communicate with my publisher about my vision for the cover. Because he knows me so well and is so awesome at what he does, half of his design was utilized by the great folks at Multnomah.

So seeing Ransomed Dreams make it into book form has been a family effort every step of the way. ;-)

Another "fun fact" about the cover was discovered by my oldest daughter. She was looking at a printed version and said, "Hey, that looks just like our van!" Yep. Part of the painful realism of the prologue was achieved by using little facts about my life including the type of van I drive.

Stay tuned for more fun announcements and trivia about Ransomed Dreams. Soon we'll have a website just for the Defenders of Hope series and on it there'll be some cool polls to test your inside knowledge about me, Ransomed Dreams, and fun facts about my awesome cast of characters.

My family and I would so appreciate your continued prayers as I finish the race with the three Defenders of Hope novels. Please join us in praying that God would be glorified and people drawn to Him through these stories.


Meg said...

Congratulations on your beautiful cover, Amy! It's so cool that your husband helped with the design. You two are a great team of writing talent and artistic talent.

glimpsing gal said...

I love the cover, Amy! It is gorgeous! I'm looking forward to holding my own signed copy!

Amy Wallace said...

Thanks so much, Meg!

You are a huge part of there being something to put behind that cool cover~ THANK YOU!


Amy Wallace said...


Thank you! Your copy is already set aside in my mind and on a note card in case my overloaded brain loses more memory! I hope you'll enjoy the story that's changed so much since that first truly awful dream sequence you had to wade through. LOL

Alison Strobel Morrow said...

Congratulations! Isn't it a total rush to see your first book? Savor it--and may God grant you many more book cover unveilings! :)


popuri said...

Hi Amy,
I'm so happy & proud of you having persevered all there is to complete a book! God is your redeemer!

Amy Wallace said...


It is a total rush to see my first book cover! :-) I'm enjoying it and sharing that celebration with friends, which makes it even more fun.

Thanks so much for your kind words and for visiting my blog!

Blessings in abundance,

Amy Wallace said...

Hey, Sharon!!!

So cool to see your post on my blog. I read on your blog tonight and saw that congrats and prayers are in order for you too! CONGRATULATIONS on your new little blessing!

Rejoicing and praying with you,

Vicki said...

I love the book cover! THrilled for you!

razorbackmama said...

I'm so excited for you Amy!!!!! Wow - I know someone famous and got to eat supper with her! ;-)


Amy Wallace said...


Thanks for the congrats! I'm so glad you like the cover~ that's very encouraging to me! ;-)


Amy Wallace said...

Hey, Kirstin...

When are you coming back to eat dinner again??? Not that I can promise to have someone famous here, but I'll try. ;-)


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