Elva Cobb Martin  - "I can do all things through Christ."  Philippians 4:13
Winter, 2017 
My novels are exciting earthly stories with an inspiring spiritual message.
The publisher of the two below novels is Lighthouse Publishing of the Carolinas. My literary agent is Jim Hart with Hartline Literary. I am currently working on a new historical romance series and a cozy mystery! Visit my blog below for my latest series on Cozy Mysteries and How to Plan Your Novel. And I'd love for you to sign up for my newsletter and coming events on my contact page on this site. 

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 Inspirational Historical  Romance
 In a Pirate's Debt 
           Jamaica & Charles Town, 1720
Gerald Butler my model for Captain Bloodstone

She flees a forced marriage and falls into the hands of a pirate.

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Travay Allston flees her stepfather's estate and a man who has won her hand in marriage in a gambling payoff. After forcing her horse over a cliff into the Caribbean, she falls into the hands of privateer Captain Lucas "Bloodstone" Barrett. 
       Lucas is considering taking the King's pardon. Will he risk his life and heart to help Travay who has amnesia since her jump? He soon recognizes her as his tormenting childhood playmate. She always spelled trouble. Scars burn on his back remembering.
        Getting her to safety can land him in a hangman's noose at low tide in Charles Town Harbor. 
         Repaying her debt to him will relegate her to a life worse than death. Can she depend on God to intervene? 
           Falling in love with a pirate was never part of her plan. . . .


Pirate Tales Live On Forever!  

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Summer of Deception, 
My debut contemporary romantic suspense novel! Click here to buy on Amazon:

Summer of Deception 
A wounded warrior . . . a woman searching for truth.  

  Rachel Ann York has no idea that love, adventure, and a shocking revelation await her in Charleston, South Carolina. What can be better than spending a summer taking care of a five-year-old girl on a working tea plantation? Most importantly, she wants to investigate her brother's Atlantic plane crash and death reported by the Charleston Drug Enforcement Administration. 
        She arrives at Barrett Hall and discovers a handsome new owner and widower back from the Middle East War,the child's father,who knows nothing about her job offer by his deceased uncle. He threatens to send her home. 
        Even with his eye patch, bitterness and distrust, Luke Barrett captures Rachel's heart until the night she finds evidence he is following in the footsteps of his pirate ancestor, Captain Bloodstone, but in smuggling the white gold, cocaine, which cost her brother's life during his Carolina coastal investigation. 
         Rachel finds her faith tested by deception, danger and love. Will Luke find his faith again--and a second chance at love?        

I have launched a non-fiction mini-book on Amazon.com, Power Over Satan: How to Discern and Defeat the Enemy's Plans Against You. This brief book is a primer on the authority of the believer in Jesus Christ. It is my goal to arm and train Christians for victory in every battle over sickness, depression, and oppression. I also urge non-Christians to check it out for revelation about struggles they might be going through. Power Over Satan includes many stories of people who have found and used God's supernatural power over various kinds of attacks and evil. The downloadable ebook is only $2.99 and the paperback is $5.99  Click here to go to the exact book page to check it out.  http://amzn.to/2naqJtp



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