Tag: Missouri

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Cold Vengeance by Nancy Mehl

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Cold Vengeance by Nancy Mehl

Posted July 19, 2024 / 34 Comments

COLD VENGEANCE by Nancy Mehl SERIES: Ryland & St. Clair #3 GENRE: Romantic Suspense (Christian) PUBLISHER: Bethany House Publishers RELEASE DATE: July 16, 2024 PAGES: 328 When a renowned crime podcaster vanishes without a trace, former FBI behavioral analysts turned private investigators River Ryland and Tony St. Clair are called […]


Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Toward the Dawn by Mary Connealy

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Toward the Dawn by Mary Connealy

Posted June 19, 2024 / 41 Comments

TOWARD THE DAWN by Mary Connealy SERIES: A Western Light #2 GENRE: Historical Western Romance (Christian) PUBLISHER: Bethany House RELEASE DATE: June 18, 2024 PAGES: 304 Despite trials that threaten their path forward, hope dawns for a future filled with love. Kat Wadsworth and Sebastian Jones never imagined their lives […]


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 / 24 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 […]



Book Review (and a Giveaway!): The Divine Proverb of Streusel by Sara Brunsvold

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): The Divine Proverb of Streusel by Sara Brunsvold

Posted January 19, 2024 / 47 Comments

THE DIVINE PROVERB OF STREUSEL by Sara Brunsvold GENRE: Contemporary Fiction (Christian) PUBLISHER: Revell RELEASE DATE: January 16, 2024 PAGES: 326 Shaken by her parents’ divorce and discouraged by the growing chasm between herself and her serious boyfriend, Nikki Werner seeks solace at her uncle’s farm in a small Missouri […]


Book Review: Love on the Ropes by Mary Rudder

Book Review: Love on the Ropes by Mary Rudder

Posted January 11, 2024 / 1 Comment

LOVE ON THE ROPES by Mary Rudder GENRE: Contemporary Romance (Clean) PUBLISHER: Independently Published RELEASE DATE: November 19, 2023 PAGES: 271 Mackenzie is at a breaking point… As a professional wrestler, Mackenzie “Mack” Siler is accustomed to taking some hits. But the death of her best friend, Samantha Lee, has […]


Book Spotlight (and a Giveaway!): The Marine’s Deadly Reunion by Loretta Eidson

Book Spotlight (and a Giveaway!): The Marine’s Deadly Reunion by Loretta Eidson

Posted December 19, 2023 / 21 Comments

Welcome to the Blog Tour for The Marine’s Deadly Reunion by Loretta Eidson, hosted by JustRead Publicity Tours! Keep reading for an excerpt! THE MARINE’S DEADLY REUNION by Loretta Eidson SERIES: The Protectors GENRE: Romantic Suspense (Christian) PUBLISHER: Inspirational The Protectors Collection (Love Inspired) RELEASE DATE: December 26, 2023 PAGES: […]


Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Calling on the Matchmaker by Jody Hedlund

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Calling on the Matchmaker by Jody Hedlund

Posted December 12, 2023 / 37 Comments

CALLING ON THE MATCHMAKER by Jody Hedlund SERIES: A Shanahan Match #1 GENRE: Historical Romance (Christian) PUBLISHER: Bethany House RELEASE DATE: December 12, 2023 PAGES: 297 “Jody Hedlund’s novels are a joy to read.”–ELIZABETH CAMDEN, RITA and Christy Award-winning author “A historical romance reader’s delight. Treat yourself! Jody Hedlund does […]



First Line Friday (week 369): Christmas Takeover

First Line Friday (week 369): Christmas Takeover

Posted November 23, 2023 / 5 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. I hope those of you in the US had a wonderful Thanksgiving yesterday! I’m ready to start spotlighting Christmas reads in my First […]


Book Review (and a Giveaway!): The River Queen by Stephenia H. McGee

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): The River Queen by Stephenia H. McGee

Posted October 6, 2023 / 6 Comments

THE RIVER QUEEN by Stephenia H. McGee SERIES: River Romances #1 GENRE: Historical Romance (Christian) PUBLISHER: By the Vine Press RELEASE DATE: October 10, 2023 PAGES: 352 River pirates, a stolen steamboat, and a deadly chase down the Mississippi—but falling in love might be the real adventure. When river pirates […]


Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Into the Fire by Irene Hannon

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Into the Fire by Irene Hannon

Posted October 4, 2023 / 27 Comments

INTO THE FIRE by Irene Hannon SERIES: Undaunted Courage #1 GENRE: Romantic Suspense (Christian) PUBLISHER: Revell RELEASE DATE: October 3, 2023 PAGES: 400 As a former smokejumper, arson investigator Bri Tucker knows her way around fires. But after a mysterious blaze takes the life of a former colleague, Bri inherits […]


Guest Post (and a Giveaway!): Cynthia Herron & His Heart Renewed

Guest Post (and a Giveaway!): Cynthia Herron & His Heart Renewed

Posted August 11, 2023 / 30 Comments

Please join me in welcoming the fabulous Cynthia Herron back to the blog today to her new novel, His Heart Renewed, and why she’s drawn to small-town fiction! HIS HEART RENEWED by Cynthia Herron SERIES: Welcome to Ruby #4 GENRE: Contemporary Romance (Christian) PUBLISHER: Mountain Brook Ink RELEASE DATE: August […]


Road Trip Reads Giveaway (Missouri): Cold Pursuit by Nancy Mehl

Road Trip Reads Giveaway (Missouri): Cold Pursuit by Nancy Mehl

Posted July 10, 2023 / 45 Comments

today’s book: Cold Pursuit by Nancy Mehl We are moving right along on our summer-long Road Trip Reads Giveaway where we will be visiting all 50 states on the pages of recently released books. Because road trips are always better with friends – and books – right? So grab your […]


Book Review: A Bride At Last by Melissa Jagears

Book Review: A Bride At Last by Melissa Jagears

Posted July 25, 2015 / 2 Comments

A BRIDE AT LAST by Melissa Jagears SERIES: Unexpected Brides #3 GENRE: Historical Western Romance (Christian) PUBLISHER: Bethany House RELEASE DATE: July 7, 2015 PAGES: 364 Abandoned by his mail-order bride, Silas Jonesey has fought an uphill battle to recover from a pattern of poor choices. Now his prayers for […]