Welcome to the website of C.R. Hedgcock,
author of the Baker Family Adventures Series.

Are you on the lookout for family-friendly, edifying, and instructive Christian fiction? Meet the Baker children: responsible Phil, sensible Abby, daring Andy, and inquisitive Tom. As they team up with their parents to help those in need, they frequently find themselves in dangerous situations where they must grow in courage and learn important lessons of godliness.

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Recent Posts

Rescue in the Rockies LIVE on Kindle!


Yes, truly! The next milestone is reached! The links below will take you to where you can find a copy in the US and UK, but it’s also available on Amazon in many other countries! Amazon USA: https://www.amazon.com/dp/B08QFS95TF Amazon UK: https://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B08QFS95TF If you would consider leaving a review, I would hugely appreciate it — it’s … Continue reading

Book Plates & “Hunting” Kindle Sale

Since my last post, I’ve opened an Etsy store to stock signed book plates! These are in the place of autographed books, which can sometimes be a little tricky to arrange getting from me to you. Here’s the link to where they are available: https://www.etsy.com/uk/shop/BakerFamilySeries Hunting in the Highlands is on sale on … Continue reading

Drumroll for… the Baker 8 ‘Rescue in the Rockies’ Cover!

 It’s here! Rescue in the Rockies, known for a long time as simply Baker 8, has a cover that I’m excited to share with you 🙂 Without further ado — Available for pre-order from Grace & Truth Books: https://graceandtruthbooks.com/product/rescue-in-the-rockies-baker-family-adventures-book-8/ What is the story about? Here’s how the back cover describes it: It’s springtime and the … Continue reading

Baker 8 Title Reveal!

Hello friends! Would you like some good news? It’s time for me to let you know the title of the next book in the Baker Family Adventures Series. This book has been in the works for quite a while now… It’s the longest in the series so far… And this book, Lord willing, is shipping … Continue reading

Summer of Suspense Read-Aloud

Last week, I grabbed a tripod and a book, and went outside to do a bit of read-aloud! The birds were singing at the top of their lungs, and though you can’t see it, dappled sunlight was being tossed by the breeze through the trees. I hope today finds you healthy, hopeful,  and … Continue reading

Some Verses of Encouragement for Today

“For as the earth brings forth its bud,

As the garden causes the things that are sown in it to spring forth,

So the Lord GOD will cause righteousness and praise to spring forth before all the nations.” ~ Isaiah 61:11

With it being Good Friday today, and with Resurrection Sunday coming just around the corner, these verses from the start of the chapter are beautifully encouraging.

A Few Ideas

Dear Readers, If you, like many of us, have felt a little overwhelmed by the changes that have affected life across the world this week, here are a few things you can do. Firstly, pray! This one goes without saying … but how often are we tempted to let our eyes drift from the Lord … Continue reading


Look what I found! One of you encouraged me to have a look at the Baker Family pendants from a long while back, and lo and behold, there are a few that remain! I thought I’d let you know about them in case you, too, have wondered if/when they’d be available 🙂   There are … Continue reading

July 2019 Updates

It’s been a while since my last post on here; I’m sorry for my absence! With my greater activity on Instagram and Facebook, I sometimes forget that many of you are not on those platforms. I’ve been doing all sorts of interesting things, like: Hammocking for the first time   Building … Continue reading

Oxford: John J. Horn & Douglas Bond

Reader Friends, Look who I saw again in Oxford — authors John J. Horn and Douglas Bond! This was like a mini reunion of the 2016 Oxford Creative Writing Masterclass, led by Mr. Bond, where we invested in learning more about the craft of writing and soaking up the history in this part of England. … Continue reading

Exciting New Things! 🙂

There is a new development in the works that I am excited to share with you… and that development involves Baker Family Adventures Merchandise! Lord willing, these custom-made items will be available to order within the next few days … Continue reading

Liebster Award: 11 Fun Questions

I was recently nominated by Holly from My Reel Life for the Liebster award. Thank you, Holly! (Here is Holly’s explanation: One blogger nominates eleven other bloggers for the award, then those eleven  … Continue reading

Hey from the USA! Part 3

While preparing to travel around the States, I had a goal to learn about “American ranch life” and how it compares to farm life in the UK … and on this research trip, I had the opportunity to stay on a ranch, tackle some chores, get a sense of general Western experiences, and do plenty … Continue reading

Your Questions Part 4 and Reverse Q&A!

Many of you were intrigued by the idea of a reverse Q&A, so after tackling a few of your questions, I’ll ask you some of my own! Continue reading