Romance/Romantic Suspense Judges

The 2010 Inspys Advisory Board is pleased to announce the judging panel for the category of Romance/Romantic Suspense:

Patricia Woodside has been an avid reader since she was first introduced to the Dick and Jane early reader series. When she stumbled across her first inspirational romance, she broke out in goosebumps! Since then, Patricia has devoured inspirational fiction, especially romance, suspense and women’s fiction. Patricia is the wife of a former pastor and mother of three lively sons. She works as an information systems/business analyst, and is a freelance writer and editor who is working on her first novel.

Kay Spivey Walsh reviews books for the Amazon Vine program, Christian Fiction Blog Alliance and BookSneeze. She leads the Shenandoah Christian Writers in Virginia. She loves to work with college students by serving as an instructor at a university and as a facilitator in her church. Her family includes her husband, a daughter, son and a new daughter-in-law.

Jennifer Arrington holds a masters degree in nutrition and immunology from Texas A&M University. First an educator and then a research assistant, until recently she spent her time homeschooling her children, teaching piano, and writing…always writing. The advent of the new school year saw her return to her first occupation – teaching high school Chemistry and Physics. A self-professed lover of the written word, though, writing has always been her passion. This love, coupled with years of unexplained health problems lead to her first novel, Trusting for Tomorrow. Having lived in South Africa, England, Venezuela, and throughout the United States, she now calls Jupiter, Florida home.

Jennifer blogs at and writes reviews for

Joy Tamsin David is a wife, mother, and Jesus lover. She’s also a pre-published writer and a slightly obsessed book blogger. When she’s not hanging out with her husband and sons, she reads and writes romance. It gives her a daily dose of girl in a house full of men. You can get girlie with her at her blog, Edgy Inspirational Romance.

Deanna Germany

When recently asked to describe my view of paradise my oldest son quickly jumped in and said, “Outside of heaven, her view of paradise is the biggest library you have ever seen!” Books are everywhere in my life and have been since I was a small child when the bookmobile which would visit our community. My husband and I have been married for 21 years and the greatest gifts we have received in that time are our two boys. I get the amazing privilege of homeschooling them each day. In my “spare” time I volunteer with my church’s middle school ministry, adult choir, homeless ministries, and teaching co-op classes. The greatest joy in my life is my relationship with Jesus Christ.