Tuesday, April 29, 2008

Coming Spring 2009 . . .

It's official!

My next book, titled Tower of Strength, has been accepted for publication and will be released next spring.

My fourth temple-related book, it's set in 1884 Manti, a few years before the temple there was complete. Much of the story centers around events (both real and fictional) that took place in and around the city's Temple Hill.

I love the title they picked; Tower of Strength can refer to both the temple (the towers are under construction during the story) as well as the heroine. Tabitha really is a tower of strength, and that plays a huge role in the story.

This book has been an interesting ride. I loved uncovering the story and characters. I struggled with some of the research. I laughed. I cried.

And in the end, I'm excited for my readers to meet Tabitha Chadwick and get to know her for the strong woman she is . . . even if they have to wait almost a year before meeting her!


16 comments:

Stephanie Black said...

Congratulations, Annette! That's awesome!

An Ordinary Mom said...

I am looking forward to reading it! Congrats!

Lu Ann Brobst Staheli said...

Boy, with that long a wait, I'm doubly glad that I've already read the book in critque. Fans will not be disappointed.

Jenna Consolo said...

Whooo-hoooo! Congratulations! What a thrill for you!

Stephanie Humphreys said...

I have to wait a whole year!?! I'm sure it will be worth it. Congratulations.

Tamra Norton said...

Wow--great news!!! You are rockin' girl! :)

Crystal Liechty said...

Yay! I'm so excited for you! Too bad we have to wait so long!

Tirzah said...

I can't wait!! Congratulations!

Larsens said...

Congrats. Rod and I got married in Manti, so I can't wait to read the book.

Dedee said...

Just a quick stop by to say I read Spires of Stone this weekend and I loved it. I think I just might go blow bunches of money on your other books now. I love historical fiction.

Well done.

Karlene said...

Great news!

Kimberly said...

Hee hee...I told Dedee she'd love Spires of Stone! Can't wait for this next book, and I'm so happy for you!

Heather B. Moore said...

Congratulations. I love the title, too! Two home runs :)

Lyon Pride said...

Yeah!! I'm excited to read it.

Luisa Perkins said...

Fabulous! I can't wait!

Annette Lyon said...

Thanks, everyone! I've had a ton of readers want one about Manti because it's "their" temple,so I'm glad there will finally be one for them.

Dedee--YIPPEE! Thanks for the note. If you do blow bunches of money, I hope you enjoy the others!

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