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Barely Above Water out now in e-book and print

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“Gail Pallotta’s contemporary romance novel, Barely Above Water, is a touching story of loss, hope and healing.” Nancy Mehl—Award winning, best-selling author.

"The main theme in Gail Pallotta's BARELY ABOVE WATER is "overcoming incredible odds." Readers will find themselves rooting for characters who face illness, unemployment, and heartbreak. I think you'll thoroughly enjoy this story about trust and faith!" (Loree Lough, bestselling author of more than 100 award-winning books, including RT 4.5-star Top Pick, Saving Alyssa [Harlequin Heartwarming].) 


An illness comes out of nowhere and strikes Suzie Morris. Her boyfriend dumps her. She has no living family, and her physician can’t diagnose the malady. Suzie relies on her Christian faith as she faces the uncertainty of the disease, and turns to a renowned alternative doctor in Destin, Florida. She takes a job coaching a county-sponsored summer swim team. She’s determined to turn the fun, sometimes comical, rag-tag bunch into winners. Her handsome boss renews her belief in love, but learns of her mysterious affliction and abruptly cuts romantic ties. Later he has regrets, but can he overcome his fear of losing a loved one and regain Suzie’s trust?

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Find inspiration for our hectic times in these straight-forward poems for happy and sad days.

Find history, warmth and a touch of the paranormal in three stories.

Getting the Goat peeks into the early 1900's when mountain life was tough. Does Mama's advice hold true today?

In Stitches in Love Rose's deep love for her grandmother motivates others to share their gifts. Does Rose reap her reward?

Robert Horner is tempted in The Stranger, but does he succumb to the lure?

Available in e-book and print.


 Jack Greenthumb goes undercover, faces danger, and scales a treacherous mountain to rescue Gwendolyn Bante in this Christian romantic mystery, a retelling of the fairy tale, Jack and the Beanstalk  


 Print Copies Available online and at Sweet Spirit Parable Christian Bookstore in Marietta, Georgia
SunDog Books in Seaside, Florida


At San Gelato, Destin, Florida

A Book Signing at The Daily Grind In Marietta, Georgia



Great Presentation for Stopped Cold - Click Cover
Stopped Cold Revised Edition e-books 99 cents

Print books online and at the following bookstores

SUNDOG Books in Seaside, Florida
Hiram Bookstore in Hiram, Georgia
The Book Worm in Powder Springs, Georgia
Sweet Spirit Parable Christian Store in Marietta, Georgia





 In STOPPED COLD, Ms. Pallotta utilized marvelous word imagery, unique metaphors, and dealt with timely topics. (Comments from the Grace Awards)


Teen Margaret McWhorter, a freshman in high school in Mistville, North Carolina, enjoys flirting with her first romantic interest, swimming and hanging out with friends. Then her brother, Sean, suffers a stroke from taking a steroid. Now, he's lying unconscious in a hospital. Margaret's angry at her dad for pushing Sean to be a football star, but a fire of hate burns inside her to find the criminals. While she, her heartthrob and best friend look for them, she calls on her Christian faith, asking God to cure Sean, heal the hate and open her heart to love.

Stopped Cold Finished Fourth in the 16th Preditors and Editors Annual Readers' Poll


Readers comments:

Very compelling with emotions and feelings that have been felt by everyone in their lives at one time or another. Everyone can relate to this book! Great read for all, especially students and parents!

One of the best books recently published dealing with self-esteem, drugs and the drive to be #1 at any cost. A must-read for the young athlete and the family.

Ms. Pallotta is an awesome writer. Stopped Cold is her best work yet.

Gail's stories are fresh and exciting.

Stopped Cold is an extremely good book to help teens make right decisions in their live. It is also a very good mystery.

I thought it was a great Book. I think all young people should read it. Opened my eyes.

This is an exceptional work and tells the truth of today.

Great story framed with a timeless, heartfelt message.

Excerpts from Reviews:

Stopped Cold is filled with emotion, strong characters, teenage romance, adventure, danger and the intricate workings of modern day high school studies and sports. Ms. Pallotta blends all this together for a convincing story. Larry Hammersley

This is a great read. I recommend it for teens or adults alike. It certainly kept me turning the pages to see what would happen next when Margaret, Jimmy, and their friend Emily go out looking to stop dangerous drug dealers. Connie C.

“…follow Margaret’s journey to discover the depth of true character and faith not only in school and friends, but family.” Author and Book Reviewer Lisa Lickel.


“They…” (the characters) “..are as finely tuned as a lovely stringed instrument, each having a different song to play in the story.” Book Reviewer Barbara Shelton




The Sweetest Romance Authors
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MY BLOG: INTERVIEWS, DEVOTIONALS, FAVORITES AND GIVEAWAYS. Visit my blog, Peering Through Life's Window, often to read interviews and inspirational devotionals by many different authors. Favorites feature the guest's favorite recipe and Bible verse. Look for giveaways too! To go to it now click here.



An Anthology for all of those hurting.
My contribution - a short story, "Stitches in Love"