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Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Shoot at the Sunset by Kathleen Denly

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Shoot at the Sunset by Kathleen Denly

Posted April 16, 2024 / 9 Comments

SHOOT AT THE SUNSET by Kathleen Denly SERIES: Chaparral Hearts #5 GENRE: Historical Western Romance (Christian) PUBLISHER: Wild Heart Books RELEASE DATE: April 9, 2024 PAGES: 377 Will love survive when truth takes aim at their secrets? Sharpshooter Preston Baker has spent a lifetime confronting danger head-on. So when a […]


Book Review: The Secret Ingredient to Murder by Terry Ambrose

Book Review: The Secret Ingredient to Murder by Terry Ambrose

Posted March 28, 2024 / 8 Comments

THE SECRET INGREDIENT TO MURDER by Terry Ambrose SERIES: Seaside Cove Bed & Breakfast Mysteries #8 GENRE: Cozy Mystery (Clean) PUBLISHER: Independently Published RELEASE DATE: March 28, 2024 PAGES: 323 In Seaside Cove, every truffle has a dark side. The peaceful paradise of Seaside Cove gets a rude awakening when […]


First Line Friday (week 383): Rescuing the Rock Star

First Line Friday (week 383): Rescuing the Rock Star

Posted February 29, 2024 / 15 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 Rescuing the Rock Star by Liwen Y. Ho. I really enjoy this author’s books […]


Book Review: Trapped in Yosemite by Dana Mentink

Book Review: Trapped in Yosemite by Dana Mentink

Posted February 29, 2024 / 2 Comments

TRAPPED IN YOSEMITE by Dana Mentink GENRE: Romantic Suspense (Christian) PUBLISHER: Love Inspired Trade RELEASE DATE: February 27, 2024 PAGES: 310 When a massive earthquake levels the region, secrets and unknown dangers are exposed… The ground in still-icy Yosemite National Park isn’t stable, and K-9 handler Von Sharpe fears the […]


Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Ill-Fated Fortune by Jennifer J. Chow

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Ill-Fated Fortune by Jennifer J. Chow

Posted February 20, 2024 / 18 Comments

ILL-FATED FORTUNE by Jennifer J. Chow SERIES: Magical Fortune Cookie #1 GENRE: Cozy Mystery/Magical Realism (Clean) PUBLISHER: Minotaur Books RELEASE DATE: February 20, 2024 PAGES: 319 The first in the heart-warming and deliciously mysterious Magical Fortune Cookie series from Lefty Award-nominee Jennifer J. Chow. Felicity Jin grew up literally hanging […]


Book Review (and a Giveaway!): One Final Target by Janice Cantore

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): One Final Target by Janice Cantore

Posted February 16, 2024 / 40 Comments

ONE FINAL TARGET by Janice Cantore GENRE: Romantic Suspense (Christian) PUBLISHER: Tyndale House Publishers RELEASE DATE: February 13, 2024 PAGES: 364 Two wounded heroes shattered by tragedy and paralyzed by guilt and must find their footing and work together to catch a killer. A warrant service in the San Bernardino […]


First Line Friday (week 381): Shattered Trust

First Line Friday (week 381): Shattered Trust

Posted February 15, 2024 / 8 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 Shattered Trust by Laura Scott – the latest novel in her Monroe Family contemporary […]




Guest Post (and a Giveaway!): Ronie Kendig & Havoc

Guest Post (and a Giveaway!): Ronie Kendig & Havoc

Posted October 19, 2023 / 10 Comments

Welcome to the Blog Tour for Havoc by Ronie Kendig, hosted by JustRead Publicity Tours! I’m delighted to have Ronie on the blog today to share her fave scenes from her new book! HAVOC by Ronie Kendig SERIES: A Breed Apart: Legacy #1 GENRE: Paramilitary Romantic Thriller (Christian) PUBLISHER: Sunrise […]



Book Review: Killer Hooks by Betty Hechtman

Book Review: Killer Hooks by Betty Hechtman

Posted September 20, 2023 / 3 Comments

KILLER HOOKS by Betty Hechtman SERIES: Crochet Mysteries #15 GENRE: Cozy Mystery (Clean) PUBLISHER: Beyond the Page RELEASE DATE: September 26, 2023 PAGES: 259 Molly Pink and the Tarzana Hookers have to read between the lines when a bookstore event turns fatal in the new Crochet Mystery by national bestselling […]


Book Review: Until I Met You by Lara Van Hulzen

Book Review: Until I Met You by Lara Van Hulzen

Posted September 10, 2023 / 5 Comments

UNTIL I MET YOU by Lara Van Hulzen SERIES: The Endicotts of Silver Bay #3 GENRE: Contemporary Romance (Clean/Inspirational) PUBLISHER: Tule Publishing RELEASE DATE: July 20, 2023 PAGES: 208 When his parents move to Silver Bay, California, Dominic Endicott, ever the dutiful son, packs up his life and heads to […]



Guest Post (and a Giveaway!): Allie Mahoney & Dame Alice Hits Hollywood

Guest Post (and a Giveaway!): Allie Mahoney & Dame Alice Hits Hollywood

Posted July 25, 2023 / 4 Comments

Please join me in welcoming Allie Mahoney to the blog today to talk about the inspiration behind her new historical cozy mystery, Dame Alice Hits Hollywood! DAME ALICE HITS HOLLYWOOD by Allie Mahoney SERIES: Dame Alice Mysteries #1 GENRE: Historical Cozy Mystery (Clean, with some language) PUBLISHER: Wrenfield Books RELEASE […]


Book Review: Together With You by Victoria Bylin

Book Review: Together With You by Victoria Bylin

Posted April 12, 2015 / 29 Comments

TOGETHER WITH YOU by Victoria Bylin GENRE: Contemporary Romance (Christian) PUBLISHER: Bethany House RELEASE DATE: March 31, 2015 PAGES: 338 Sometimes the most unexpected love can be exactly what a heart needs… When a Lost Child warning blares over the mall’s PA system, Carly Mason finds the little girl playing […]