Interviews

INTERVIEWS

Interview by Deborah Finnamore

Jeanette Windle, a mother of four, speaker, and award-winning author-editor grew up in the rural towns of Colombia, now guerrilla hot zones, with her missionary parents. The morning of September 11, 2001, she finished the rough draft of The DMZ, a political suspense novel set in the guerrilla-controlled demilitarized zone in southwestern Colombia, satisfied that her research had been meticulous.... READ MORE

Interview by Award-winning Author Lena Nelson Dooley

Welcome, Jeanette. Tell us how much of yourself you write into your characters. 

While everything in my novels is based on actual occurrences and the situation on the ground of the countries about which I write, it certainly doesn't all come from my own life. A good example: depictions of the Colombian guerrilla camps in The DMZ came not from my own experience, but from personal friends who did spend up to years in captivity.  READ MORE

FIRST EDITION INTERVIEW

TEASE:  It's a world of intrigue and danger that draws a young woman into a deadly clash between her new family, a drug cartel, and the Drug Enforcement Agency. Stay with us.

OPEN:   Thanks Larry, and welcome to our program. Sarah has a problem. Big problem. She thinks her new way of life with her husband is going to be the thing fairytales are made of. But what begins as a fairytale turns into a nightmare. The book is entitled Crossfire, it's published by Kregel, and the author is Jeanette Windle. Jeanette grew up in Columbia and Venezuela the daughter of missionary parents. She's spent the last 15 years in Bolivia, so the situations and settings, though fictional, come from her experiences there. Jeanette, welcome to First Edition. READ MORE

Atypical Christian Novel Intertwines Drug-Dealing, Smuggling with Message of Faith by Lisa M. Hendley  

(AgapePress) - Drug dealing, terrorism, and smuggling are not typically the images that come to mind when you hear the words "Christian Fiction," but in FireStorm (Kregel Publications, 2004) author Jeanette Windle captivates readers with a tale of suspense and intrigue that will keep them glued to the pages.

Windle, who currently resides in Miami, Florida, with her family, spent much of her youth living with her missionary family in parts of South America which are currently in the center of the drug trade. She has managed to fuse her knowledge of the .... READ MORE