Category: romance

Book Review: A Gamble at Sunset by Vanessa Riley

Book Review: A Gamble at Sunset by Vanessa Riley

Posted May 17, 2024 / 2 Comments

A GAMBLE AT SUNSET by Vanessa Riley SERIES: Betting Against the Duke #1 GENRE: Historical/Regency Romance (Clean) PUBLISHER: Zebra RELEASE DATE: May 21, 2024 PAGES: 336 Award-winning author Vanessa Riley turns all convention on its head for the first in an enchanting, dazzlingly diverse new Regency romance trilogy featuring a […]


Book Spotlight (and a Giveaway!): Loyally, Luke by Pepper Basham

Book Spotlight (and a Giveaway!): Loyally, Luke by Pepper Basham

Posted May 17, 2024 / 14 Comments

Welcome to the Takeover + Review Blitz for Loyally, Luke by Pepper Basham hosted by JustRead Publicity Tours! Keep reading for a fun excerpt – and I have to say here that I have been waiting for Luke’s story from my very first peekings over Pepper’s shoulder as she wrote […]


First Line Friday (week 394): Whose Waves These Are

First Line Friday (week 394): Whose Waves These Are

Posted May 16, 2024 / 9 Comments

Happy Friday & welcome to the First Line Friday link-up! It’s time to grab the book nearest to you and leave a comment with the first line. Today I’m delighted to feature the first line of Whose Waves These Are by Amanda Dykes. I love Amanda’s books – she has […]


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

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

Posted May 16, 2024 / 14 Comments

UNFORGIVEN by Shelley Shepard Gray SERIES: Crittenden County #1 GENRE: Contemporary Romance/Suspense (Clean) PUBLISHER: Revell RELEASE DATE: May 21, 2024 PAGES: 292 Ex-con Seth Zimmerman has spent the last three years making amends by helping the vulnerable in his former Amish community. Lately, this mission includes calling on Tabitha Yoder, […]


Author Interview (and a Giveaway!): Lynn U. Watson & Tangled Promises

Author Interview (and a Giveaway!): Lynn U. Watson & Tangled Promises

Posted May 16, 2024 / 27 Comments

Please join me in welcoming Lynn U. Watson to the blog today to chat about her new historical romance/suspense, Tangled Promises! Lynn U. Watson is a devotional writer, occasional quilter, reflexologist, and great-great-grand-daughter of a baron from Southwest Germany. Lynn combines her passions and her heritage Stepping Through Time. Stitching […]



Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Show Me Deceit by Ellen E. Withers

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Show Me Deceit by Ellen E. Withers

Posted May 15, 2024 / 16 Comments

SHOW ME DECEIT by Ellen E. Withers SERIES: Show Me Mysteries #2 GENRE: Dual Timeline Mystery (Christian) PUBLISHER: Scrivenings Press RELEASE DATE: May 14, 2024 PAGES: 326 Present Day: Liesl Schrader is once again involved in death investigations. A body is discovered inside a charitable museum where Liesl serves on […]


Author Interview (and a Giveaway!): Donna Jo Stone & Joann

Author Interview (and a Giveaway!): Donna Jo Stone & Joann

Posted May 15, 2024 / 17 Comments

Please join me in welcoming author Donna Jo Stone to the blog today to chat about her new novel, Joann – part of the Apron Strings series where one cookbook connects women from 1920-2020. Donna Jo Stone writes southern-flavored novels for the inspirational and general market. Her stories are often […]


Book Review: Courting An Amish Bishop by Mindy Steele

Book Review: Courting An Amish Bishop by Mindy Steele

Posted May 14, 2024 / 4 Comments

COURTING AN AMISH BISHOP by Mindy Steele SERIES: The Heart of the Amish #4 GENRE: Contemporary/Amish Romance (Christian) PUBLISHER: Barbour Fiction RELEASE DATE: April 1, 2024 PAGES: 288 No One Is Ever Too Old to Love Again Full of faith, hope, and romance, this new series takes you into the […]


Guest Post (and a Giveaway!): Jessica Sly & The Magic of Redemption

Guest Post (and a Giveaway!): Jessica Sly & The Magic of Redemption

Posted May 13, 2024 / 16 Comments

Please join me in welcoming author Jessica Sly back to the blog today to share about her new novel, The Magic of Redemption! THE MAGIC OF REDEMPTION by Jessica Sly SERIES: Isles of Illusion #3 GENRE: Historical Fiction/Suspense (Christian) PUBLISHER: Mountain Brook Ink RELEASE DATE: May 15, 2024 PAGES: 354 […]


First Line Friday (week 393): The Girl from the Hidden Forest

First Line Friday (week 393): The Girl from the Hidden Forest

Posted May 9, 2024 / 4 Comments

Happy Friday & welcome to the First Line Friday link-up! It’s time to grab the book nearest to you and leave a comment with the first line. Today I’m delighted to feature the first line of The Girl from the Hidden Forest by Hannah Linder. I really enjoy this author’s […]


Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Secondary Target by Angela Carlisle

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Secondary Target by Angela Carlisle

Posted May 9, 2024 / 20 Comments

SECONDARY TARGET by Angela Carlisle SERIES: The Secrets of Kincaid #1 GENRE: Romantic Suspense (Christian) PUBLISHER: Bethany House RELEASE DATE: May 7, 2024 PAGES: 325 A ruthless murderer. A deadly secret. An unbreakable love. After the brutal murder of her mother and brother twelve years ago, Corina Roberts built a […]



Book Review (and a Giveaway!): For a Lifetime by Gabrielle Meyer

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): For a Lifetime by Gabrielle Meyer

Posted May 7, 2024 / 41 Comments

FOR A LIFETIME by Gabrielle Meyer SERIES: Timeless #3 GENRE: Historical Romance/Time Crossing (Christian) PUBLISHER: Bethany House RELEASE DATE: May 7, 2024 PAGES: 400 Grace and Hope are identical twin sisters born with the ability to time-cross together between 1692 Salem, Massachusetts, and 1912 New York City. As their twenty-fifth […]


Top Ten Tuesday: Book Titles in Bloom

Top Ten Tuesday: Book Titles in Bloom

Posted May 7, 2024 / 11 Comments

Happy Tuesday! Today’s theme for Top Ten Tuesday (hosted by That Artsy Reader Girl) is ‘May Flowers’, for obvious reasons 🙂 What are some of your fave spring blooms? I love azaleas and drift roses and lantana and tulips the most, but anything that is brightly colored tends to get […]


Book Spotlight (and a Giveaway!): Love on a Whim by Suzanne Woods Fisher

Book Spotlight (and a Giveaway!): Love on a Whim by Suzanne Woods Fisher

Posted May 6, 2024 / 38 Comments

LOVE ON A WHIM by Suzanne Woods Fisher SERIES: Cape Cod Creamery #3 GENRE: Contemporary Romance/Women’s Fiction (Christian) PUBLISHER: Revell RELEASE DATE: May 7, 2024 PAGES: 304 Brynn Haywood’s impulsive marriage to a man she’d known less than 24 hours leaves her with deep regret. She flees to Cape Cod, […]


Guest Post (and a Giveaway!): Karen Baney & the Desert Manna series

Guest Post (and a Giveaway!): Karen Baney & the Desert Manna series

Posted May 6, 2024 / 17 Comments

Welcome to the Blog Tour for the Desert Manna series by Karen Baney, hosted by JustRead Publicity Tours! I’m delighted to host Karen today to talk about how one scene in this series sparked six books for another series! BEAUTY FOR ASHES by Karen Baney SERIES: Desert Manna #1 GENRE: […]


Book Review (and a Giveaway!): A Run at Love by Toni Shiloh

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): A Run at Love by Toni Shiloh

Posted May 5, 2024 / 55 Comments

A RUN AT LOVE by Toni Shiloh SERIES: Love in the Spotlight #2 GENRE: Contemporary Romance (Christian) PUBLISHER: Bethany House RELEASE DATE: May 7, 2024 PAGES: 344 A CONTENDER RUNNING FOR THE ROSES As a Black woman in a field with little diversity, Piper McKinney is determined to make her […]


Book Review: Summer Suspicions – Ten Christian Romantic Suspense Novels

Book Review: Summer Suspicions – Ten Christian Romantic Suspense Novels

Posted May 4, 2024 / 10 Comments

SUMMER SUSPICIONS: Ten Christian Romantic Suspense Novels AUTHORS: Alana Terry, Cynthia Hickey, Robin Patchen, Terry Toler, Mary Alford, Adam Blumer, Lesley Ann McDaniel, Linda K. Rodante, Camy Tang, Jan Thompson GENRE: Romantic Suspense collection (Christian) PUBLISHER: Winged Publications RELEASE DATE: June 4, 2024 Escape into a world of love, mystery, […]