Christel JeffsChristel Jeffs recently graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in English and is now completing a Masters in Creative Writing, which has blessed her with the opportunity to write her first novel. She lives in Auckland, New Zealand, but has lived most of her life on a farm further north in a town called Whangarei – she’ll always be a country girl! Her interests include writing, reading, theatre, movies, and going for long walks. She has a blog where she shares poems and devotionals inspired by God; her dream is to be an author as well as write for theatre and film. She released her debut novel, The Gumdigger’s Wife, in early 2017.

Favourite Genres:
Historical Fiction, Romantic Suspense, & Contemporary Fiction

Favourite Authors:
Irene Hannon, Siri Mitchell, & Julie Klassen

Favourite Books:
A Heart Most Worthy by Siri Mitchell, This Present Darkness by Frank Peretti, & Angels Watching Over Me by Michael Phillips

Most Anticipated Book of 2015:
Taken by Dee Henderson