Book Review (and a Giveaway!): A Priceless Find by Kate James

October 6, 2017 contemporary, giveaway, Kate James, mystery/suspense, romance 31


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about the book

Can opposites really attract?

A robbery followed by the discovery of a forgery at a respected art gallery thrusts Chelsea Owens into the center of an investigation headed by Detective Sam Eldridge. The instant chemistry between the high-spirited aspiring curator and the tall, dark, brooding cop is a classic case of opposites attract.

Complications arise when Chelsea uncovers a connection to an unsolved art heist.

Teaming up with Sam to find the stolen paintings ignites feelings that could lead to lasting love. But Sam isn’t ready to move beyond the tragedy in his past, no matter how promising his future with Chelsea could be…

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SERIES: Camden Falls #2
GENRE: Contemporary Romantic Suspense (Clean)
PUBLISHER: Harlequin Heartwarming
RELEASE DATE: October 1, 2017
PAGES: 365

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I enjoy everything Kate James writes, and A Priceless Find is no exception. Her poised writing style is the perfect courier for the sweet romances she writes, and the genuine-ness of her characters helps them instantly feel like friends.

A Priceless Find is a sequel of sorts to an earlier novel by James – A Child’s Christmas – which pictures the most absolutely adorable little boy on the cover! In this latest novel, we return to Camden Falls and catch up with Paige and Jason and Daniel by way of their friend Chelsea Owens. Chelsea is a delightful heroine – passionate about art & about her job as curator-in-training at a local gallery. Enter Detective Sam Eldridge, whom she first meets after barreling into his crime scene. He really should have taken that as a sign for how their relationship – and his crime scenes – were going to play out haha! I really enjoyed their interactions and the sparks from their attraction.

The suspense subplot advances their relationship nicely and is itself well-plotted. I thought I had one part of it figured out early on but what I couldn’t determine was how it fit with everything else.  All in all, it turned out about like I thought it would, but the pieces came together so surprisingly that I stayed fully engaged throughout!

Bottom Line: Once again, Kate James has written a novel that warms your heart and makes you smile. It’s sweet, suspenseful and romantic, and the characters are delightfully genuine. Camden Falls feels like a place any of us could call home, except perhaps for the recent crime spree 😉  A Priceless Find is a great read from start to finish!

(I voluntarily reviewed a complimentary copy of this book. All views expressed are only my honest opinion.)

My Rating: 5 stars / Love it!

KissingBook Level: 2+ / Warm rosy glow of sweetness

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about the author

Kate spent much of her childhood abroad before attending university in Canada. She built a successful business career, but her passion has always been literature. As a result, Kate turned her energy to her love of the written word.

Kate’s goal is to entertain her readers with engaging stories featuring strong, likable characters. Kate has been honored with numerous awards for her writing. She and her husband, Ken, enjoy traveling and the outdoors, with their beloved Labrador Retrievers, Harley and Logan.

Kate would love to hear from you! You can connect with her by email, through her website, her Facebook pageTwitter, or mail at PO Box 446, Schomberg, ON, L0G 1T0, Canada.

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Prize Pack:

– The prize pack includes:

  • Aqua over-the shoulder tasseled bag
  • San Diego K-9 Unit mouse pad
  • Signed copy of Sanctuary Cove
  • Signed copy of The Truth About Hope
  • Singed copy of When the Right One Comes Along, first book in the San Diego K-9 Unit series
  • A pack of three metallic page markers with an inspirational quote on each
  • Pair of heart-shaped earrings embellished with ruby-colored stones
  • Assortment of signed bookplates
  • $20 Amazon gift card

– Prize pack available for Canadian and US residents. Should the winner be international, e-books will be substituted.

– Ends October 11th

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Carrie

31 Responses to “Book Review (and a Giveaway!): A Priceless Find by Kate James”

  1. Perrianne Askew

    Sounds like a good read and a new author, too. Thank you for the giveaway opportunity.

    • Kate James

      I’m glad the books sounds good to you, Perrianne, and I hope you’ll get a chance to read it. Best of luck with the giveaway!

    • Kate James

      I hope you’ll enjoy it, Kay. I would love to hear from you, once you’ve had a chance to read it, to know how you liked it.

      Happy reading and good luck with the giveaway!

    • Kate James

      I’m glad you like the cover, Lacey. Chelea and Sam aren’t quite that happy with each other at the outset! 😉

      Happy reading and good luck with the giveaway!

    • Kate James

      I’m glad A PRICELESS FIND sounds good to you, Jocelyn, and that you like the prize pack.

      Best wishes with the giveaway!

  2. Vivian Furbay

    Awesome prize package! Through the investigation of this crime it seems the Priceless Find could be each other.

    • Kate James

      I’m glad you like the prize pack, Vivian. Good luck with the giveaway.

      As for the “priceless find,” you’ll just have to read the book! 😉

      Happy reading!

  3. Kate James

    Thank you for welcoming me back to your blog, Carrie. I am very happy that you enjoyed A PRICELESS FIND, and thank you for taking the time to write the wonderful review!

    Happy reading . . . and blogging!

  4. Julie Waldron

    I really like the cover, the couple is attractive and the books sounds good.

  5. Karen Klepsteen

    I don’t know what it is about art that always catches my interest, but I feel like it is such a natural setting for romantic books and movies! Maybe it’s because we have such passion for art like we do for books, movies, and other types of media? Regardless, I can’t wait to read this!

  6. Becky Smith

    I love books where the characters feel like good friends instantly! I haven’t read any books by Kate James, but they sound really good, so I am looking forward to trying her.

  7. Winnie Thomas

    Lovely review, Carrie! This book sounds so good! I’m adding it to my TBR list.

  8. Penny Mooney

    Thank you Kate for being here. I enjoyed reading your blurbs. I love the covers on all your books. They look so real.

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