Caryl McAdoo
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Caryl McAdoo

Caryl McAdoo, praying her story gives God glory, loves writing for Christian genres--historical and contemporary romance, Biblical fiction, and mid-grade/young adults. After ten years being published and nine titles, in March 2014, Simon and Schuster debuted Caryl's VOW UNBROKEN, her first historical Christian romance set in 1832 Texas. In the fall of that year, the prolific author followed with two more titles independently, HEARTS STOLEN, book one of her Texas Romance Family Saga series (TxRFSs) set in 1839-1844, an Amazon #1 Best-seller, and A LITTLE LOWER THAN THE ANGELS, volume one of her first Biblical fiction series, The Generations (TGenBFs)--also an Amazon #1 Best-seller. In an exciting 2015--with God's help--she released eleven new releases! Three for her historical Texas Romance Family Saga, three for The Generations Biblical fiction series, three for the contemporary Red River Romances Romance series (RRRs), a non-fiction book on writing, and book one of a new mid-grade series Days of Dread Trilogy. This amazing accomplishment went as follows: HOPE REBORN (1850-1851) - January - book two of TxRFSs--a #1 Amazon Best-seller THE PREACHER'S FAITH - February - the first contemporary RRRs launched THEN THE DELUGE COMES March - volume 2 of TGenBFs SING A NEW SONG April - book two RRRs launched SINS OF THE MOTHERS (1851-1853) May - book three of her TxRFSs debuted STORY & STYLE, The Craft of Writing Creative Fiction - June - a handbook for writers ONE AND DONE - July - the third RRRs, for Baseball lovers and those who are not REPLENISH THE EARTH - August - volume three TGenBFs DAUGHTERS OF THE HEART (1854) September - book four of the TxRFSs THE KING'S HIGHWAY - October - book one of the Days of Dread Trilogy for mid-grade/YA. CHILDREN OF EDEN - November - volume four of TGenBFs She's completed the Texas Romance Family Saga series with: JUST KIN (1861-1865), book five AT LIBERTY TO LOVE (1865-1866), book six COVERING LOVE (1885-886), book seven MIGHTY TO SAVE (1914-1924), book eight CHIEF OF SINNERS (1926-1950) book nine Loving the characters too much to leave them, she started a series of "Companion Books" using the ancestors and descendants of these beloved families. There are six "Companion Books now: THE BEDWARMER'S SON with two parallel stories in 1859 and 1926) SON OF PROMISE (1951) and BIPARTISAN Love (1968)--these two titles have the same hero Cody, a twelve-year-old in the first and grown in the next JOHN DAVID'S CALLING (1968-1970) book one in The Revivalist Trilogy has and HANNAH CLAIRE'S WILDERNESS (1971-1972) book two of The Revivalist Trilogy JEWEL'S GOLD (1895) of teh "Gold Diggers Collection" The prolific author has joined several multi-author collections, organizing a few herself, with more historical romance stories. Her first was "Lockets and Lace" with: SILENT HARMONY (1867) in 2018 UNIQUELY COMMON (1850-1851) in 2019, and BITTER HONEY in 2020. The "Thanksgiving Books & Blessings Collection" also began a new Family Saga, the "Cross Timbers Romance" series: GONE TO TEXAS (1840), book one TEXAS MY TEXAS (1841), book two TEXAS TEARS (1845), book three also part of 2019 "Thanksgiving Books & Blessings Collection LEAVING TEXAS (1850), book four Other Collections were "Prairie Roses" with her REMI (1851) and "Gold Diggers" with Jewel's Gold (1985) Her stories are well received, garnering well over fifty percent 5-Star ratings across the board in all her genres and twenty to forty percent 4-Star, so seventy to ninety percent 4 & 5-Stars! Reviews indicate her stories are well crafted with characters readers love! Caryl's heart to serve is apparent as she helps new authors realize their dreams. Besides teaching writing creative fiction, she also works to show them how to format their novels and the importance of good edits from fresh eyes. As she was mentored at the DFW Writers' Workshop fifteen years (1993-2008), she hopes to pay God's blessings forwarding mentoring others. For every good thing in her life--including four children and eighteen grandsugars--she gives God the glory. Caryl lives a country-life with Ron, her high school sweetheart and husband of fifty+ years (from 1968) in the woods a few miles south of Clarksville, the seat of Red River County, located in the far Northeast corner of Texas.

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