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Heart Bender


New Mexico art curator's brush with danger finds romance with Interpol agent as they team up to search for international stolen art.

Betty J. Slade, writer and artist in Pagosa Springs, Colorado, has written four novels, Heart Bender's Secret, Heart Bender, Under Heaven’s Rage and Spirit of the Red Candle. She writes a weekly column, The Artist’s Lane for The Pagosa Springs SUN. She also manages A Matter of Faith Column. 

She’s written a script for her second novel. She co-leads a critique-writing group and posts Greek Bible Study Words for writers on her Website Blog and also on the WCCWN Website.

She is the Vice President and Co-Founder of the Wolf Creek Christian Writers Network.

Under Heaven's Rage

Colorado rancher's wife, Libby Crawford, rebels against her husband's decision to take a second wife. Losing that battle will cost her everything. The Crawford Ranch becomes a battleground as her husband surrenders to polygamy and Libby fights to be his only love.

Spirit of the Red Candle:

Journal of Mary Magdalene


A young Jewish girl, plagued by seven demons, walks with the heart of a harlot, but isn't a harlot at heart.  She yearns to be forgiven and free.  Her journal chronicles her life in Magdala. Mary's life unfolds from bondage into belonging. Every woman who knows pain of the soul will find herself in this beautiful love story.

Under Heaven’s Rage was a Finalist in Kathy Ide’s Promising Beginnings writing contest (1/18/16)


Betty painted the front and back cover art for her books.

    • Spirit of the Red Candle: Journal of Mary Magdalene in oil.

    • Under Heaven's Rage and the back cover art and character portraits in watercolor. 

Courageous Women in Perilous Times

Mondays — 9:00-11:00 a.m.

Betty J. Slade

Author, Columnist, Artist

WCCWN Co-Founder

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Heart Bender's Secret


Book 2 of the Sangre de Cristo Mountains Series

A story of international stolen art, fraud, romance, and family secrets.