The Thorn Healer By Pepper Basham Announced As Finalist In RT Reviewers’ Choice Best Book Awards

Award-winning author Pepper Basham receives a prestigious nomination for her third book in the historical Penned in Time series.

The third book in Pepper Basham’s popular Penned in Time trilogy, The Thorn Healer, an inspirational, historical romance, is a finalist in the 2017 RT Reviewers’ Choice Best Book Awards in the Inspirational category.

Released in December 2016, The Thorn Healer has garnered dozens of positive reviews, including a 4 ½ star review from RT Book Reviews as well as a Top Pick. RT called the book “…a gorgeously rendered tale with stunning spiritual truths woven throughout.”

Basham’s first title in the Penned in Time series, The Thorn Bearer, received a Bronze Medal for Christian Fiction in the Readers’ Favorite Book Awards and was named as a finalist in the 2015 Grace Awards and the 2016 Carol Awards from American Christian Fiction Writers.

The Asheville, North Carolina author has penned three historical novels and has branched out into the contemporary romance genre, recently signing a contract with Barbour Publishing.

Pepper Basham has created a fascinating niche with what she terms “Britallachian romance”, and the Penned in Time series has captivated readers with Basham’s brand of quirky humor and shades of grace. We’re proud to have launched her publishing career.—Dawn Carrington, Editor-in-Chief, Vinspire Publishing

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