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The Because Fiction Podcast

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Taking the pulse of Christian fiction, Because Fiction explores the lastest trends in Christian fiction, discusses genres, specific authors, new releases, and classics as well. If it's Christian fiction (or something readers love), we talk about it.


Episode 74: A Chat with Contemporary Christian Romance Author, Becky Wade

If her books aren’t entertaining enough, just a chat with Becky Wade will keep you on your intellectual toes as you navigate tough topics and realistic romance–all while chuckling, no less. Becky Wade’s latest book, Let It Be Me, will have you cracking up from the first page.

Great and realistic sibling relationships, puzzling DNA results, a mystery she’s not sure she wants to solve, and a relationship she’s not sure she’s capable of investing in.  WHAT ISN’T TO LOVE?

Note: links may be affiliate links that provide me with a small commission at no extra expense to you. How Many Awesome Authors Have I Been Missing Out On?

Too many I assure you, but I’m not missing out on another one of Becky Wade’s books. This popular Christian romance author won the Christy Book of the Year award (and has the cool story to prove it!).

I’ve heard of the amazingness of Becky’s books since my first days at Avid Readers of Christian Fiction on Facebook. Since then, a week–often even just a day–doesn’t go by without someone saying, “Oh… read…”

So when I got word that I would be interviewing Becky, I pulled out her latest book and got to reading.

Two sentences people. TWO SENTENCES.  She’s a genius with those two sentences.  (And if you want to know why this is brilliant, listen to the episode. Those opening sentences MATTER).

The Misty River Romance series has a killer premise with a fascinating inspiration. Remember those kids trapped in that cave in Thailand a few years back?  Yeah.  Find out how they inspired this series and the AMAZING backstory it has.

Hint: you’ll want to read book one.  Just sayin’.

One of the things I loved most about our conversation was when she talked about how she puts the “hard stuff” in her books.  PTSD, addiction, dysfunctional families… you name it, she’s got it (or will by the time we’re done tormenting her over a hot keyboard!).

About Let It Be Me

The one woman he wants is the one he cannot have.

Former foster kid Sebastian Grant has leveraged his intelligence and hard work to become a pediatric heart surgeon. But not even his career success can erase the void he’s tried so hard to fill. Then he meets high school teacher Leah Montgomery and his fast-spinning world comes to a sudden stop. He falls hard, only to make a devastating discovery–Leah is the woman his best friend set his heart on months before.

Leah’s a math prodigy who’s only ever had one big dream–to earn her PhD. Raising her little brother put that dream on hold. Now that her brother will soon be college bound, she’s not going to let anything stand in her way. Especially romance . . . which is far less dependable than algebra.

When Leah receives surprising results from the DNA test she submitted to a genealogy site, she solicits Sebastian’s help. Together, they comb through hospital records to uncover the secrets of her history. The more powerfully they’re drawn to each other, the more strongly Sebastian must resist, and the more Leah must admit that some things in life–like love–can’t be explained with numbers.

You can learn more about Becky Wade on her WEBSITE where you can find her links to social media as well! Like to listen on the go? You can find Because Fiction Podcast at:

If you’d like to be on the Because Fiction Podcast, please go HERE and submit your topic idea! I’d love to hear about it.

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