Book Spotlight (and a Giveaway!): Expired Vows by Laura Conaway & Lisa Phillips

Posted September 15, 2023 by meezcarrie in Christian, contemporary, giveaway, Laura Conaway, Lisa Phillips, mystery/suspense, romance / 6 Comments

Expired Vows JustRead Blog + Review Blitz

Welcome to the Blog + Review Blitz for Expired Vows by Laura Conaway and Lisa Phillips, hosted by JustRead Publicity Tours! Keep reading for an excerpt!

Expired Vows

EXPIRED VOWS by Laura Conaway & Lisa Phillips
SERIES: Last Chance Fire and Rescue #4
GENRE: Romantic Suspense (Christian)
PUBLISHER: Sunrise Publishing
RELEASE DATE: September 12, 2023
PAGES: 332

Fire. Family. Faith.
Last Chance Fire and Rescue

She sees the promise of freedom. He vowed to always be the hero.

EMT Trace Bently came back to Last Chance County to escape his past. After the loss of his wife, he gave up a promising career as a police officer for the chance to save lives every day as part of the Fire Department. When a hostage situation demands the help of a local counselor, Trace realizes the past he left behind has found him. He’s being given a second chance to save the life of someone he cares about.

If he can face the grief he buried.

Family Counselor Kelsey Scott has to secure this grant or admit failure. She can’t afford to lose any more pieces of the life she wants because of her own choices. When Kelsey becomes the target of a series of dangerous attacks, Trace steps in determined to protect his wife’s best friend. This hero breaks down all her resistance, but Kelsey can’t risk her own heart.

Even if it’s what will set them both free.

Another thrilling installment in the Last Chance Fire and Rescue series.

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Trace’s past collided with his present in a matter of seconds as he stood feet away from Kelsey. He shifted his attention between the front door and the grass where Kelsey sat, her leg splayed out in an uncomfortable position from her tumble. Still, all the memories threatened to showcase a lowlight reel in his mind. Everything that once was rushed back, along with the sharp reminder it was no longer the life he lived.

He rubbed his forehead to stop his mind from taking him back to an unwelcome place. He needed to focus on the situation at hand.

He latched on to her elbow and helped her stand. “Let’s go, hero.”

Despite the scowl on her face, Kelsey hadn’t changed much since college. Her auburn hair swayed in the breeze, and a spatter of freckles still covered the bridge of her nose and cheeks. She’d filled out too, and not in a bad way, but rather more toned. Those piercing green eyes still bore through him, as if she could read all his thoughts.

“I didn’t realize you worked in town.” Her voice pulled him from his thoughts.

The sun glistened behind her, high in the sky, and Trace shielded his eyes. “For a couple years now.”

“I see. Well, it’s good to see you, but I should really go find the kids. Make sure they’re okay.” She started to walk down the sidewalk, a limp evident in her step.

“You’re going to pay—pay for this, Kelsey!” Gerald’s voice echoed through the air as a cop escorted him to a waiting patrol car. “You can’t lie to me.”

Trace balled his hands into fists. What was it with men who thought they could treat a woman however they pleased? For Gerald’s sake, it was a good thing Trace wasn’t the cop handling this case.

He caught up to Kelsey and took hold of her forearm. “Hey, not so fast.” Redness permeated her cheeks as his fingers connected with her skin, but he ignored her response. “I’m still a first responder.” He motioned to his shirt. “And you need to get checked out.”

Lisa Phillips

Lisa Phillips is a USA Today and top ten Publishers Weekly bestselling author of over 50 books that span Harlequin’s Love Inspired Suspense line, independently published series romantic suspense, and thriller novels. She’s discovered a penchant for high-stakes stories of mayhem and disaster where you can find made-for-each-other love that always ends in happily ever after.

Lisa is a British ex-pat who grew up an hour outside of London and attended Calvary Chapel Bible College, where she met her husband. He’s from California, but nobody’s perfect. It wasn’t until her Bible College graduation that she figured out she was a writer (someone told her). As a worship leader for Calvary Chapel churches in her local area, Lisa has discovered a love for mentoring new ministry members and youth worship musicians.

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Laura Conaway grew up in the suburbs of Pennsylvania as an avid reader and writer while making every adventure a mystery to solve like Nancy Drew. As a former school librarian, she’s always on the hunt for the next best read but now spends her time creating stories that leave readers on the edge of their seat with a healthy dose of suspense and happily ever afters. When she’s not typing away or inhaling sweet potato fries to motivate writing, Laura spends her time playing violin and guitar and sharing about the Greatest Story ever written.

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Expired Vows JustRead Tours giveaway

(1) winner will a print copy of Expired Vows and a $10 gift card to the Sunrise Shop

Full tour schedule linked below. The giveaway begins at midnight September 13, 2023 and will last through 11:59 PM EST on September 20, 2023. Winner will be notified within 2 weeks of close of the giveaway and given 48 hours to respond or risk forfeiture of prize. US only. Void where prohibited by law or logistics.

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6 responses to “Book Spotlight (and a Giveaway!): Expired Vows by Laura Conaway & Lisa Phillips

  1. Roxanne C.

    This excerpt makes me want to know how Trace and Kelsey are connected. And who is Gerald? Is he related to the children?

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