Friday, March 29, 2013

It's a Conspiracy

Happy Friday, all--or I should say GOOD Friday. :-)

I think it's very fitting that I should want to spotlight a new book called
The Moses Conspiracy by Susan J. Reinhardt today. :)

Hi, Susan!

What inspired you to write The Moses Conspiracy?

 My late husband and I visited Gettysburg prior to Christmas in 2004. While standing in the old town square, surrounded by history, I could "hear" the forefathers' voices. However, they were like fading echoes.
After several failed attempts to write non-fiction pieces, I put it on the back burner and prayed for direction. In August 2005, my husband and I were talking about "the Gettysburg experience," and he said, "That's it!  That's your book! And you'll write it in 4 months and call it Ghosts of the Past."
I thought he was crazy, but caught the vision. The name changed to Echoes of the Past and later to The Moses Conspiracy. When I sat down at the computer, I had no clue what I was going to write. By Christmas 2005, I had 55,000 words.

What genre is your book?

I loosely define The Moses Conspiracy as Christian Speculative Fiction because it takes place in 2025. Although it takes place in the near future, I've avoided a lot of techno-babble. One take-away I wanted for the reader was the possibility this or something similar could happen.
What do you hope readers will take away from your book?

 There are several messages, including the faithfulness of God during difficult times, the importance of protecting our freedoms, and building strong family relationships.

What a lovely message!

Here's a little more about Susan's book:

A trip to post-terrorized Washington, D.C. in 2025 and a buggy accident in Bird-in-Hand, PA set in motion events that expose a diabolical plan to destroy the Christian community. Ellie and John Zimmerman find themselves embroiled in a life-threatening investigation, fighting a shadowy enemy.
Available at
Thanks so much, Susan!
Feel free to follow Susan on Twitter or friend her on Facebook.
I'll actually be taking off next week for Easter/spring break.
So, have a good Friday and Happy Easter!!
Do you celebrate Easter? What are your plans?
And who's looking forward to those Cadbury Eggs besides me? LOL


Diane Estrella said...

Hope you have a great week off. You and Susan are the best!!!

Karen Lange said...

It's wonderful to see Susan here! Love the title for the post, and that cartoon has long been a favorite. Enjoyed the interview, thanks to both of you!

Have a great weekend,

Old Kitty said...

Not a cadbury creme egg fan but will have my own special easter chocolate treat come Sunday! Yay!

Happy Easter, Jennifer and all the best with your book, Susan! Take care

Linda Kage said...

Happy Good Friday to you too! Have a great Easter and congrats to Susan on her new release!

I get to talk about her story on Tuesday!

Linda G. said...

Sounds like an intriguing book!

We always celebrate Easter at my in-laws. Good company and good food. :)

Susan J. Reinhardt said...

Hi Jennifer -

Thanks for having me on your blog today.

Readers, if you have any questions, ask away. :)


Southpaw said...

Sounds like a interesting book and I like where the inspiration came from!

Have a great week off and Happy Easter!

L. Diane Wolfe said...

I like the message!

Have Happy Easter, Jennifer.

Shelley Munro said...

What an interesting premise for your book, Susan.
Happy Easter to both of you. Cadbury Creme eggs - sigh. I love them but once I have one I need more. It's not a pretty thing!

Connie Keller said...

Have a blessed Easter!

CJ Kennedy said...

Not really fond of Cadbury Creme eggs, but I am partial to biting the ears off of chocolate bunnies and harvesting black jelly beans. Have a Happy Easter and enjoy your Spring break.