Category: Dana Mentink

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Deadly Christmas Pretense by Dana Mentink

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Deadly Christmas Pretense by Dana Mentink

Posted November 4, 2019 / 14 Comments

DEADLY CHRISTMAS PRETENSE SERIES: Roughwater Ranch Cowboys #2 GENRE: Inspirational Romantic Suspense PUBLISHER: Love Inspired Suspense RELEASE DATE: November 1, 2019 PAGES: 224 A cowboy to her rescue… but she’s not who he thinks she is. Posing as her sister for Christmas is the only way to save her, but […]


Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Danger on the Ranch by Dana Mentink

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Danger on the Ranch by Dana Mentink

Posted July 2, 2019 / 12 Comments

SERIES: Roughwater Ranch #1 GENRE: Inspirational Romantic Suspense PUBLISHER: Love Inspired Suspense RELEASE DATE: June 1, 2019 PAGES: 224 Her child’s life is on the line A Roughwater Ranch Cowboys story After putting his serial killer brother in prison, former US marshal Mitch Whitehorse chooses a solitary country life—until his […]


Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Act of Valor by Dana Mentink

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Act of Valor by Dana Mentink

Posted May 18, 2019 / 13 Comments

SERIES: True Blue K-9 Unit #1 GENRE: Inspirational Romantic Suspense PUBLISHER: Love Inspired Suspense RELEASE DATE: June 1, 2019 PAGES: 224 She saw something she shouldn’t have… A True Blue K-9 Unit story When airline employee Violet Griffin encounters several suspicious passengers, she’s thrust into the crosshairs of a drug […]



Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Lost Christmas Memories by Dana Mentink

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Lost Christmas Memories by Dana Mentink

Posted November 28, 2018 / 18 Comments

SERIES: Gold Country Cowboys #4 GENRE: Inspirational Romantic Suspense PUBLISHER: Love Inspired Suspense RELEASE DATE: November 1, 2018 PAGES: 224 A witness with amnesia Can she trust this Gold Country Cowboy with her life? Tracy Wilson witnessed a murder—but after a head injury, she can’t remember what she saw. Now someone […]


Book Review (and Giveaway!): Cowboy Bodyguard by Dana Mentink

Book Review (and Giveaway!): Cowboy Bodyguard by Dana Mentink

Posted July 12, 2018 / 31 Comments

SERIES: Gold Country Cowboys #3 GENRE: Inspirational Romantic Suspense PUBLISHER: Love Inspired Suspense RELEASE DATE: July 3, 2018 PAGES: 288 She must protect a baby…With her secret husband’s help In this Gold Country Cowboys novel, Jack Thorn gets a surprise call from the woman he married in secret years ago. […]


Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Treacherous Trails by Dana Mentink

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Treacherous Trails by Dana Mentink

Posted April 14, 2018 / 18 Comments

SERIES: Gold Country Cowboys #2 GENRE: Inspirational Romantic Suspense PUBLISHER: Harlequin Love Inspired Suspense RELEASE DATE: March 1, 2018 PAGES: 224 Falsely accused… Can she escape the real killer? In this second installment in the Gold Country Cowboys series, farrier Ella Cahill is accused of murder—and only former marine Owen […]


Author Interview (and a Giveaway!): Dana Mentink & Treacherous Trails

Author Interview (and a Giveaway!): Dana Mentink & Treacherous Trails

Posted April 12, 2018 / 41 Comments

As part of the Celebrate Lit tour for Treacherous Trails, I am delighted to welcome Dana Mentink to the blog today! Dana Mentink is a two time American Christian Fiction Writers Carol Award winner, a Romantic Times Reviewer’s Choice Award and a Holt Medallion winner. She is a national bestselling […]


Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Paws for Love by Dana Mentink

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Paws for Love by Dana Mentink

Posted February 10, 2017 / 20 Comments

The Only Thing Sweet About Jellybean Is His Name Jellybean the terrier is about to unleash some serious mayhem on the unsuspecting town of Albatross. There’s no quiet on the set when over-the-hill screen star Lawrence Tucker brings his naughty terrier, Jellybean, on location to the beachside town of Albatross, […]


Zuzu Interviews: Dana Mentink’s dog Junie (plus a Giveaway!)

Zuzu Interviews: Dana Mentink’s dog Junie (plus a Giveaway!)

Posted February 8, 2017 / 48 Comments

Hi, everyone! Zuzu here. Apparently you guys enjoy these little interviews I’ve been doing with authors’ dogs, so Mom is letting me continue. Today I get to talk with everyone’s favorite mischievous terrier, Junie! (aka author Dana Mentink’s dog) Dana Mentink (Junie’s mom) is a two time American Christian Fiction […]


Book Review: Abducted by Dana Mentink

Book Review: Abducted by Dana Mentink

Posted December 4, 2016 / 7 Comments

When the high school sweetheart she never expected to see again bursts through the door of her medical mission clinic, nurse Sarah Gallagher can’t hold back her shock. But Dominic Jett isn’t there to catch up. He’s trying to save a life, and the thugs on his tail will stop […]


First Line Friday (Week 33): Abducted

First Line Friday (Week 33): Abducted

Posted November 18, 2016 / 26 Comments

Happy Friday!!! Can you believe Thanksgiving is around the corner?!? And then Christmas? And then 2017? Wow. But right now it’s Friday, so that means it’s time to grab the book nearest to you and leave a comment with the first line! The book I’m featuring today is Abducted by […]


Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Fetching Sweetness by Dana Mentink

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Fetching Sweetness by Dana Mentink

Posted August 8, 2016 / 10 Comments

Standing between Stephanie and her dream is one hundred pounds of lovable trouble. It should have been so simple for Stephanie Pink: Meet up with Agnes Wharton in a small town in California, retrieve the reclusive author’s valuable new manuscript, and be promoted to a full-fledged literary agent. But Agnes’s […]


First Line Friday (Week 17): Fetching Sweetness

First Line Friday (Week 17): Fetching Sweetness

Posted July 22, 2016 / 40 Comments

Whew. I am so glad it’s Friday! How about you? And since it’s Friday, it’s time to grab the book nearest to you and leave a comment with the first line! The book I’m featuring today is Fetching Sweetness by Dana Mentink, and it will be released on July 26th […]


Book Review: Seek and Find by Dana Mentink

Book Review: Seek and Find by Dana Mentink

Posted July 6, 2016 / 10 Comments

Reporter Madison Coles wants to write an exposé on the crime spree rocking Desert Valley, Arizona—but the small town’s residents and police are tight-lipped. Even when Madison herself is attacked, the only help she can get is protection from rookie K-9 officer James Harrison and his trusty bloodhound. Suspicious of […]


Book Review: Seaside Secrets by Dana Mentink

Book Review: Seaside Secrets by Dana Mentink

Posted July 5, 2016 / 2 Comments

Navy chaplain Angela Gallagher wants to put the past behind her, but she’s still haunted by the wartime death of her assistant. So when his brother claims he’s in danger and pleads for her to use her family’s private detective company’s resources to help him stay alive, she can’t turn […]


Most Anticipated Book Releases Summer 2016: Mystery/Suspense

Most Anticipated Book Releases Summer 2016: Mystery/Suspense

Posted June 15, 2016 / 21 Comments

It’s day three of my most anticipated summer releases week, and today I’m focusing on mystery/suspense novels coming out this summer.  (Monday was Contemporary, and Tuesday was Historical fiction.) This genre is one of my very faves, so I’m always on the lookout for new books to add to my ever-growing TBR […]


Most Anticipated Book Releases Summer 2016: Contemporary Fiction

Most Anticipated Book Releases Summer 2016: Contemporary Fiction

Posted June 13, 2016 / 35 Comments

This week I’m spotlighting my most anticipated books releasing this summer. Today I’m going to focus on contemporary fiction! Throughout the week, I will also be looking at historical, suspense, collections, and nonfiction. As always, I know I will inevitably (and unintentionally) omit a book from this list because there are so many great books […]


Top Ten Tuesday: Beach Reads 2016

Top Ten Tuesday: Beach Reads 2016

Posted May 31, 2016 / 58 Comments

  Hi everyone! We are kicking off summer today on Top Ten Tuesday with our lists of beach reads! After last week’s atrociously difficult prompt for which I was only to come up with an embarrassing FOUR books (it still hurts a little), I have gone above and beyond this […]


Top Ten Tuesday: Need Another Laugh?

Top Ten Tuesday: Need Another Laugh?

Posted April 19, 2016 / 89 Comments

  This week’s theme is books that make you laugh.  My first thought was, “Really?” Because it feels like I just did that topic (probably since I did).  So I thought about doing some bookish humor instead… but … eh.  At the end of the day, I decided I have enough […]