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Allison Bottke is the creative force behind God Allows U-Turns, an international outreach that includes over twenty books, tracts, logo merchandise, and a speaking and teaching ministry. Along with compiling and editing the popular God Allows U-Turns and God Answers Prayers anthology series, her recent non-fiction includes "I Can't Do It All - Breaking Free from the Lies that Control Us," co-authored with bestselling fiction author Tracie Peterson and Dianne O'Brian and "Setting Boundaries with Your Adult Children," released in February 2008. Allison's debut novel A Stitch in Time, released in 2006 and followed by One Little Secret, released in August 2007. She has partnered with David C. Cook Publishers (formerly Cook Communications Ministries) to write a trilogy of contemporary hip-lit novels for baby boomer women. The first installment in the VA VA VA BOOM! series, "You Make Me Feel Like Dancing" released June 1, 2009.
With her move to fiction, Allison has defined the genre of "Boomer-Lit...contemporary women's fiction-with-an-attitude!" A Christian who spent her first 35 years as a non-believer, Allison is in demand as a speaker and her personal U-Turn story has been seen on The 700 Club, heard on Decision Today radio, featured in Guideposts magazine, and has been broadcast around the world on dozens of other television, radio, and news media. She has been the featured cover story on five national magazines including; Writer's Digest, BOND, The Christian Communicator, Obesity Health (OH), and Christian Women Online (CWO). Allison has become an advocate for empowering and inspiring Baby Boomer Women around the world via her web site, Boomer Babes Rock!. Allison has launched the SANITY Support Group Network, an international support group. Info can be found on www.settingboundaries.com. She will also be speaking on SETTING BOUNDARIES WITH YOUR ADULT CHILDREN in 2009-2010.