Regina Russell

Biography

Christian wife and mother of five, Regina Russell is a novelist, songwriter, poet, musician, motorcyclist and cat lover. She lives in London, Kentucky with her husband Jim where they enjoy working together in the jail ministry. Regina is passionate about serving God, loves to go to church, watch cooking shows and read books by Jane Austen. She studied creative writing at Eastern Kentucky University and has published four novels and one novelette and several small books of short stories.

Smashwords Interview

What do your fans mean to you?
If someone chooses to pick up a book of mine and read it, I owe them a well-written, engrossing and satisfying story. It's give and take. I strive to please because the people who read my books inspire me to continue. In this french-fried world, sometimes people accept the sub-standard just because so much of it is available. But that's not what I give my fans. I honor them with the time and dedication I put into each of my books. I don't slap an ending on just because I want to get done. I respect my readers and if they are going to invest a little piece of their lives in my books, I want them to be glad they did.
What are you working on next?
I have three other novels to choose from that are already well-developed. But until I finish the one I'm 3/4 of the way through, I can't think about those waiting. So, truthfully, I'm not sure which I'm going to work on next.
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Books

Free Form
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,510. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2014. Category: Fiction » Inspirational
Free Form contains fiction, non-fiction, a little poetry, a drama, a humorous article and some good old fashioned story telling. Enjoy this offering from novelist Regina Russell when you feel like reading something a little less involved than a novel but substantial enough to sink your teeth into.
The Cat that Became a Dog / Stories of Fiction and Non-fiction
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 56,910. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literary collections » American / General
Curl up with this fascinating mixture of fiction and non-fiction stories by novelist and cat lover, Regina Russell. You will enjoy these intriguing stories about cats, hummingbird wars, marriage troubles, meeting a love interest online, bickering in the church, love, road rage, a homeless woman and even an almost impromptu family barbeque.
Lovely Strings
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Series: Lovely Strings, 415 · Lovely Strings, Book 1. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 146,300. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2013. Category: Fiction » Christian » Mystery & detective
The bridge is out and the women are stranded. If the lawyer can't get to them how are they going to find out why they were summoned to the cabin in the woods? They were told there was a will but the women are strangers and don't know anyone who has died. Then, one of the women has an idea:Let's tell our stories. We're bound to connect in some way and maybe then we can figure out what's going on.
2 Christmas Plays for Women's Groups
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,810. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2012. Category: Plays » Religious & Liturgical
These two Christmas plays by Christian novelist Regina Russell will bring the real meaning of Christmas to the forefront of any Christian women's group. "Jesus' Christmas List" and "The Friendship Bomb" can be simply or as elaborately staged as desired for your group's needs.
Hummingbird Wars and Other Stories
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 35,040. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2012. Category: Fiction » Christian » Contemporary
Hummingbird Wars is a novelette, just the right size for a few hours of satisfying entertainment. The first fulfilling chapters from the title story will transport you to a small town where you will get to know Maggie Ferris, a woman who begins to suspect God's direction and her own will may be on differing courses. And as she watches her hummingbirds fight she is reminded of her own wars.
As if They Always Knew
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 109,150. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2012. Category: Fiction » Christian » Romance
Barely out of college and beginning to settle in the world, Shelly becomes a widow. After a year of burying herself in her job, she emerges like a butterfly from the cocoon of grief ready to fly again. That's when a notion at the back of her mind becomes more than an unrealized dream. She goes to the garage to look at her deceased husband's motorcycles. What would it be like to learn to ride?
Hummingbird Wars
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 19,010. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2011. Category: Fiction » Christian » General
Maggie Ferris is a kind woman but sometimes a stubborn one. And it's while watching the hummingbirds from her chair on the front porch, that she gains a new perspective of life.
Mothering
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,000. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Motherhood
(5.00 from 1 review)
"Mothering" contains three, true stories about mothers. The first story, "Birthing Marissa," is an intimate, personal look at childbirth from a mother's perspective. "Getting to Know Kathy," the second story in this triology, tells how one woman comes to know a mother she will never get to meet. Then, "Mama Cat and Me," is the author's own story about a life-lesson she learned from a mama cat.
The Red Tie
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,600. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Dating
(5.00 from 1 review)
Contained within this book are three sometimes comedic but always provocative stories. In "The Red Tie" take a peek into the world of business where the ridiculous has become the norm. Then, in "Winding up Equal" read about a couple who have come to a crossroads in life. And in "Puppy Eyes" the sad but hilarious life of a man who has come to believe his mother is always right even on date night.
Heartstorms
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 104,040. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2011. Category: Fiction » Christian » General
Heartstorms Serena's sister, Delia (the man-magnet) is back in town bringing trouble in her wake and a secret so huge even faithful Serena's world will be shaken.

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