Ginger Garrett is the critically acclaimed author of Chosen: The Lost Diaries of Queen Esther, which was recognized as one of the top five novels of 2006 by the ECPA, and Dark Hour. An expert in ancient women's history, Ginger creates novels and nonfiction resources that explore the lives of historical women.
Her newest release is Beauty Secrets of the Bible, (September 11, Thomas Nelson) based on the historical research that began in her work on Chosen. The book explores the connections between beauty and spirituality, offering women both historical insights and scientific proofs that reveal powerful, natural beauty secrets.
A frequent radio guest on stations across the country, including NPR and Billy Graham's The Hour of Decision, Ginger is also a popular television guest. Her appearances include Harvest Television, Friends & Neighbors, and Babbie's House. Ginger frequently serves as a co-host on the inspirational cable program Deeper Living.
In 2007, Ginger was nominated for the Georgia Author of the Year Award for her novel Dark Hour. When she's not writing, you may spy Ginger hunting for vintage jewelry at thrift stores, running (slowly) in 5k and 10k races, or just trying to chase down one of her errant sheepdogs. A native Texan, she now resides in Georgia with her husband and three children.
What Critics are saying about Ginger's work:
Beauty Secrets of the Bible (nonfiction)
"Medically & spiritually sound, very well researched with excellent resource section! You make beauty fun and feel good by stripping away the layers of dead myths and expectations for the Christian woman, while also giving her permission and wonderful alternatives to use to cherish herself and care for her beauty the way God intended."
Carrie L Carter, M.D.
Author of A Woman's Guide to Good Health, and Mom's Health Matters
Dark Hour (fiction)
"A life-changing and beautiful novel!"
Best-selling authors Brock & Bodie Theone
"Every time I opened the book, I was transported in time. So vividly were the pictures painted and the story told that I couldn't help but shudder and yet, I could feel the very breath of God."
Arm Chair Interview
Chosen: The Lost Diaries of Queen Esther (fiction)
"This book defies normal boundaries...a truly astonishing first novel."
Best-selling author Davis Bunn
Queen Esther's Secrets (nonfiction)
"A 'girls night out' format that your daughter will remember for a lifetime."