Welcome to the online home of author Rachel Fordham
A bookworm turned storyteller that loves all things historical but needs an editor for all things technical. A family first, love your life, laugh as you go kind of girl. Put up your feet, kick back and let’s be friends as you explore my website.
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One Month Birthday = Time for Trivia
A Lady in Attendance released June 1, 2021. In honor of its one month birthday, here’s some trivia! Gilbert’s name… Read More
A new book is coming!
For me this doesn’t feel like a new book because I wrote it so long ago (my books aren’t coming… Read More
Book Club Extras!
Book clubs hold a special place in my heart. When my husband was working on his doctorate I was often… Read More
Ten Books Full of HOPE
Life today looks very different from how it looked only weeks ago. If you’re like me (and my author friends)… Read More
Thoughts About Bravery
As a kid I thought the bravest people were those who did dangerous things and seemed unphased by it. I’m… Read More
The ABC’s of Azure Springs
Azure Springs is the location of both The Hope of Azure Springs and Yours Truly, Thomas. I have come to… Read More
A Smell, A Sound, A Memory
In Yours Truly, Thomas there is a scene that takes places at a community social. In this scene there’s a… Read More
Yours Truly, Thomas FAQ, Comments, and Observations (Caution: Spoilers)
Yours Truly, Thomas has been out for just under a month and in that time I’ve received a lot of… Read More
Yours Truly, Thomas is Here!
Yours Truly, Thomas has officially hit shelves! In my recent newsletter I asked for ideas of ways to celebrate this… Read More
Yours Truly, Thomas Trivia (No spoilers)
Release day for Yours Truly, Thomas is in less than two weeks. For those of you anxious to read this… Read More
Trailer for Yours Truly, Thomas
I'm so excited -- my publisher, Revell, has put out this great video trailer for my upcoming book, Yours Truly,… Read More
Things Worth Savoring
“I’m gonna grow up and I’m gonna move away and be a daddy.” My three-year-old says this almost every day.… Read More
How to Raise a Reader in 10 Easy Steps
1. Model reading- Whether you read on your phone, tablet, or in print let your kids know you are reading… Read More
Books for Boys (or girls) recommended by Boys
I’ve had a couple of people message me for book recommendations for boys. I asked my eleven and thirteen year… Read More
Great Family Games
When we aren’t reading (or writing) we love playing games together. Raise your hand if you’re a game playing family… Read More
Valentine’s Day Event and Giveaway!
One of my favorite things to do is to get together with a bunch of friends and hear their love… Read More
Real Honest To Goodness Orphan Train Sisters
The Hope of Azure Springs is a fictional story about former orphan train riders and what their experience may have… Read More
The Six Month Pause
If you’ve read The Hope of Azure Springs, and if you made it to my author’s note, then you know… Read More