Category: contemporary

New Releases I’m Excited About: Summer 2017 Mystery/Suspense

New Releases I’m Excited About: Summer 2017 Mystery/Suspense

Posted April 8, 2017 / 21 Comments

Y’all! I’m so sorry. This was supposed to post yesterday and for reasons unbeknownst to me it did not. And I flaked about checking for it. But here it is now – better late than never, I hope! All this week, I’m looking at Summer 2017 new releases. So far […]


Author Interview: Bethany and Emily Acker

Author Interview: Bethany and Emily Acker

Posted April 7, 2017 / 9 Comments

I am delighted today to welcome my first writing team of sisters to the blog! Bethany Acker enjoys telling stories of healing and grace. She is a proud auntie, and she spends her free time baking and hanging out with family. Emily Acker has been writing since she was a young […]


Author Interview (and a Giveaway!): Dana R. Lynn

Author Interview (and a Giveaway!): Dana R. Lynn

Posted April 5, 2017 / 50 Comments

I had the privilege of meeting today’s guest at last year’s Christian Fiction Readers’ Retreat and I’m super-excited that she’ll be joining us for #CFRR2017 in August! Dana R. Lynn grew up in Illinois, but now resides in rural Pennsylvania with her husband, three children, and enough animals to start […]


Author Interview (and a Giveaway!): Varina Denman

Author Interview (and a Giveaway!): Varina Denman

Posted April 4, 2017 / 54 Comments

I’m always happy when I get to talk with Varina Denman, the author solely responsible for me starting a blog 😉 Varina Denman enjoys writing fiction about women and the unique struggles they face. She seems to have a knack for describing small town life, and her debut novel, Jaded, […]




Book Review (and a Giveaway): Baggage Claim by Cathe Swanson

Book Review (and a Giveaway): Baggage Claim by Cathe Swanson

Posted March 31, 2017 / 28 Comments

There had to be at least one healthy branch on his family tree… Who can he trust? Ben Taylor, widower and father of four lively children, enjoys his easy, uncomplicated life. He likes his work and has a competent nanny to manage his household. Everything is good until he decides […]


Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Single Malt Murder by Melinda Mullet

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Single Malt Murder by Melinda Mullet

Posted March 29, 2017 / 10 Comments

When Abi inherits her uncle’s quaint and storied single malt distillery, she finds herself immersed in a competitive high-stakes business that elicits deep passions and prejudices. An award-winning photojournalist, Abi has no trouble capturing the perfect shot—but making the perfect shot is another matter. When she starts to receive disturbing, anonymous threats, it’s […]



Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Finding Our Forever by Brenda Novak

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Finding Our Forever by Brenda Novak

Posted March 28, 2017 / 3 Comments

New York Times bestselling author Brenda Novak welcomes readers to the town of Silver Springs, where surprises wait around every corner! The search for her birth mother brought Cora Kelly to the New Horizons Boys Ranch. Getting a job there was easy enough, but confiding in Aiyana, the ranch’s owner, […]


Book Review: Doctor’s Dilemma by Richard L. Mabry MD

Book Review: Doctor’s Dilemma by Richard L. Mabry MD

Posted March 19, 2017 / 15 Comments

Dr. Tyler Gentry had it all planned out, but the death of his parents in a plane crash changed everything. When he discovered his father had left him a mountain of debt, piled on top of his own student debt, the offer from Dr. William Hall to join his group […]



Author Interview: Emily C. Reynolds

Author Interview: Emily C. Reynolds

Posted March 17, 2017 / 3 Comments

I am so happy to introduce y’all to a new author friend, Emily C. Reynolds! Emily’s debut novel Picture Perfect released at the beginning of March – I’ll let her tell you about it! Hi Emily! Welcome to the blog! Tell us a little about yourself to get started. Emily: […]


Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Elementary She Read by Vicki Delany

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Elementary She Read by Vicki Delany

Posted March 17, 2017 / 17 Comments

Gemma Doyle, a transplanted Englishwoman, has returned to the quaint town of West London on Cape Cod to manage her Great Uncle Arthur’s Sherlock Holmes Bookshop and Emporium. The shop–located at 222 Baker Street–specializes in the Holmes canon and pastiche, and is also the home of Moriarty the cat. When […]


Guest Post (and a Giveaway!): Kate James and Sanctuary Cove

Guest Post (and a Giveaway!): Kate James and Sanctuary Cove

Posted March 16, 2017 / 29 Comments

  On Tour with Prism Book Tours. As part of Prism Book Tours’ blog tour for Sanctuary Cove, I am delighted to welcome Kate James to the blog for a tour of Emma’s cottage! Sanctuary Cove by Kate James Adult Contemporary Romance Paperback & ebook, 384 pages March 1st 2017 […]


Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Her Secret by Shelley Shepard Gray

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Her Secret by Shelley Shepard Gray

Posted March 14, 2017 / 13 Comments

New York Times and USA Today bestselling author Shelley Shepard Gray begins a new series—The Amish of Hart County—with this suspenseful tale of a young Amish woman who is forced to move to a new town to escape a threatening stalker. After a stalker went too far, Hannah Hilty and […]


Book Review (and a Giveaway!): The Wedding March by Tara Randel

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): The Wedding March by Tara Randel

Posted March 14, 2017 / 28 Comments

On Tour with Prism Book Tours. The help only he can offer… Cypress Pointe, Florida, is a long way from LA, where pop singer Cassie Branford needs a hit to prove she’s not a two-album wonder. But her case of writer’s block could be over when the struggling songwriter meets Luke […]


Book Review: Still Life by Dani Pettrey

Book Review: Still Life by Dani Pettrey

Posted March 13, 2017 / 17 Comments

Blacklisted in the photography business over a controversial shot, Avery Tate answered an ad for a crime scene photographer. She expected to be laughed at, but crime scene analyst Parker Mitchell hired her outright–and changed her life. But six months ago, when her feelings for Parker became too strong, she […]


Book Review: Home at Last by Deborah Raney

Book Review: Home at Last by Deborah Raney

Posted March 10, 2017 / 4 Comments

Why did their differences matter so much? Link Whitman has settled into the role of bachelor without ever intending to. Now he’s stuck in a dead-end job and, as the next Whitman wedding fast approaches, he is the last one standing. The pressure from his sisters’ efforts to play matchmaker […]


Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Pressed to Death by Kirsten Weiss

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Pressed to Death by Kirsten Weiss

Posted March 9, 2017 / 15 Comments

Perfectly pressed. Perfectly proper. Perfectly deadly. Paranormal museum owner Maddie Kosloski thinks she has the perfect paranormal exhibit for the harvest festival—a haunted grape press. But before she can open the exhibit, she’s accused of stealing the antique press. And when her accuser is found murdered, all eyes turn to […]