writer: Judy Belshe-Toernblom

Miracle in the Valley

December 31, 2019

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

Miracle in the Valley, originally known as Boonville Redemption, is exactly what the title proclaims: a miracle. For 13-year-old Melinda (Emily Hoffman), life is difficult as she wonders what happened to her real father, who hasn't been seen in years. Her stepfather, Maddox, is a wealthy man and [...]

Boonville Redemption: The End of the Beginning (Novel)

September 5, 2015

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

"Boonville Redemption: The End of the Beginning" is a mammoth undertaking, 624 pages in length. It not only speaks of a spiritual redemption, redemption in Christ, but also of God redeeming our situations and life circumstances. I thought the characters were rich and believable, characters such as [...]

Boonville Redemption (Manuscript)

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

This is an interesting script. A lot happens in its 102 pages and opens in Boonville, California, in 1906. This story makes the point that only God can fix some things. The story features rich characters including young Melinda, a young boy named William who is also called "Shakespeare" who, [...]

Letters from the Heart

Dove Approved for All Ages

Letters from the Heart introduces Hope (Kat Fairaway), a city-loving, career-driven architect, who must return to her little hometown of Cherry Valley after her Nona unexpectedly passes away. What she thought would be a five-day trip—tops—turns into a full-blown adventure to unearth Nona’s [...]