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Just released, something radically new in Amish Fiction

My latest book, "In Plain Sight" is now available for pre-order.  As far as I know, no one has ever done Amish fiction before with a hint of paranormal. Watch the trailer below and let me know what you think.


Added by Marlayne Giron on August 6, 2011 at 8:34am — No Comments

Clay in the Potter's Hands

"The story below was requested by Donna's close friend, Marian. Donna is currently in ICU on a ventilator and quite depressed. She is an artist, very bright, outgoing, and very creative. She has had a difficult life involving divorce and has a son in his 20's who has a hard time with her chronic illness issues. Donna has severe osteoporosis from steoid use in treating her allergies, asthma and lung conditions. She is in her early 50s. She also has alot of pain due to osteoarthritis/osteoporosis… Continue

Added by Marlayne Giron on March 7, 2010 at 5:26pm — No Comments



Added by Marlayne Giron on November 5, 2009 at 8:07am — No Comments


Have you ever longed to "star" in your own short story? Is there a long lost friend or family member you wish you could see again? Do you have a secret dream you would love to have come true?

I am offering to write a short "wish fulfillment" story for anyone who is willing to provide me with the inspiration and information needed.

Rules: Simply go to my website: (see Wish Fulfillment Tab/Short Story… Continue

Added by Marlayne Giron on November 5, 2009 at 8:06am — No Comments

Amy Grant has a copy of The Victor and autographed mine!!!

Thirty years ago I was in my early 20's and working as John Styll's secretary at Contemporary Christian Music Magazine (CCM) when it was known as the Christian version of Rolling Stone magazine in Orange County, CA.

John was the editor and I was his receptionist/administrative assistant. At the time he hired me, the magazine had just changed its look from newsprint to a more professional-looking glossy magazine with Andre Crouch gracing the cover. During the course of my employment… Continue

Added by Marlayne Giron on May 1, 2009 at 11:21pm — No Comments

Stephen Lawhead, my favorite author has a copy of The Victor

I don't think it's any coincidence that I have all these people in my life and background. When I used to work for Contemporary Christian Music Magazine back in the early 80's, Stephen was a contributing editor. I found his management's address in New York at the back of one of his latest novels and wrote a letter to him and received a very nice, personal handwritten letter back, providing me with his home address in Oxford, England to send him a copy.

Of course, my writing doesn't… Continue

Added by Marlayne Giron on May 1, 2009 at 11:03pm — No Comments

The fulfillment of an (almost) life-long dream...

Ever since I was a kid writing Steve Austin (Six Million Dollar Man) short stories with my best friend Lisa, I dreamt of having a book published but I never had the "big idea" until I was about 22 years old. I was listening to Amy Grant's latest album "Fathers Eyes" and in particular to her song entitled "Fairytale" when a particular verse caught my attention: "...two princes wages the battle for eternity but The Victor has been known from the start...

Being a J.R.R. Tolkien fan, an… Continue

Added by Marlayne Giron on May 1, 2009 at 11:02pm — 1 Comment

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