Author Spotlight with Terri Gillespie

This week Terri Gillespie is our spotlight author. In order to be entered for a chance to win Terri’s book you must ask her a question.

Close-up2Terri Gillespie is a wife, mother, grandmother, and award-winning author and speaker. Her first book, Making Eye Contact with God—A Women’s Devotional was the first weekly Messianic women’s devotional. Her the first novel series The Hair Mavens, modern-day Ruth and Naomi stories set in a hair salon, have received great reviews. She Does Good Hair, Book One won the LYRA Award for Women’s Fiction. Book two, Cut It Out! released December, 2014. Terri managed domestic operations and development for the Messianic Jewish Alliance of America for 13 years before resigning to focus more of her time on writing. This past year she was also privileged to work on the newest Bible translation, the Tree of Life Version (TLV) as a copy editor of the Old Testament.

Terri lives outside Philadelphia with her husband of 40 years. They have one adult daughter, who lives in Chicago with her husband and son. Terri invites you to visit her website at, tweet her @TerriGMavens or say “hello” on her author page on Facebook

coverWomen are flocking to the newly remodeled Hair Mavens Salon. But the salon isn’t the only thing that has changed—two more mavens arrive and create chaos for the ladies; and if that weren’t enough Katya is about to bring on something new that will change all their lives.

The former mousey Kathy has transformed into the beautiful Katya. She’s striving to leave her timidity behind especially when she learns of a new program that trains hairdressers how to spot victims of domestic violence and abuse. Unfortunately, her secret may endanger them all.

Shira is yanked in so many directions she barely has enough time for Jesse. When he has a crisis of faith, she wonders if they will survive as a couple.

Beulah—the heart of the Hair Mavens—is struggling with depression and she’s too overwhelmed to ask for help, not even from her handsome son, Tom.

Harriet’s predictable life threatens to change when God opens a door to an unexpected possibility, and she’s not sure she’s ready to walk through.

Linda and Daye join the hair mavens and bring secrets, heartache and amazing style. Will their secrets destroy their chances of fitting in?

The mavens realize how much they need one another when a life threatening situation arises. Will they learn the lesson before it’s too late?

The Hair Mavens are back! Women are flocking to the newly remodeled Hair Mavens Salon. But the salon isn’t the only thing that has changed—two more mavens arrive and create chaos for the ladies. When a life-threatening situation arises, the mavens realize how much they need each other. But, did they learn the lesson too late?

Rules for the giveaway. There must be at least five comments. Comments from Terri and Kimberly Rose do not count. The drawing ends June 28th. The winner will be notified June 22, 2015 and have until June 28, 2015 to respond of forfeit the book. No new winner will be drawn. Void where prohibited by law.

If you would like to view Terri’s book trailer here is the link.


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