Sample Chapters: Dying to Get There

Introduction

The great blessing of every Christian is the ability to see the future with a life-changing hope.
The message of Jesus means that we can be optimistic in every circumstance and view death without fear. What lies on the other side of that curtain is a priceless inheritance worth getting excited about… Read More »

NEW NOVEL: Talking to Calippa Cumberland

a novel about Christmas past and present
about living and loving
about losing and finding

It’s half past four on Christmas Eve, 1976. Lori Bloom, aged three and three quarters, is leaving a busy department store with her mother when the tannoy announces that a child in reception is lost and crying for her parents… Read More »

NEW NOVEL: The Trials of Isabella M Smugge

‘Another hashtag-filled ride… balancing life’s unexpected with honesty, hope and style.’
Lauren H Brandenburg – award-winning author of The Death of Mungo Blackwell

In her sparkling new novel The Trials of Isabella M Smugge, freelance writer Ruth Leigh explores what it looks like for someone new to church to explore questions of faith. What does it mean to be honest with God in prayer… Read More »

Sample Chapters: Talking to Calippa Cumberland


Christmas Eve 1976  
We have a little girl here… 

The visit to Santa’s Grotto on Christmas Eve is an unexpected treat. Daddy will be coming home later this evening. Mummy has explained to me more than once that the reason Daddy has to be away from home so often and for such long periods is that ‘he’s earning the pennies for us to spend’. I miss… Read More »

Sample Chapters: The Trials of Isabella M Smugge

September 

This morning, I overslept and woke up just before eight. Once I’d got up, done a few half-hearted stretches and picked up my clothes from the floor, I said to myself, ‘Isabella, you can do this. The cellulite will go, you’ve still got all your own teeth, you and Suze are friends again and you’ve got this beautiful house in your own name.’ #bestfriendsforever  Read More »

Baby Loss Awareness Week – Katherine Gantlett with UCB Radio

Walking Through Winter author, Katherine Gantlett, shares her experience of multiple miscarriages and losing her newborn baby, Libby, with UCB Radio to mark Baby Loss Awareness Week. How can we support those facing such loss, and how can God be found and experienced in such pain? Read More »