Tag: Texas

Book Review: After the Shadows by Amanda Cabot

Book Review: After the Shadows by Amanda Cabot

Posted October 5, 2023 / 11 Comments

AFTER THE SHADOWS by Amanda Cabot SERIES: Secrets of Sweetwater Crossing #1 GENRE: Historical/Western Romance (Christian) PUBLISHER: Revell RELEASE DATE: March 21, 2023 PAGES: 345 A brighter future awaits–if she can escape the shadows of the past Emily Leland sheds no tears when her abusive husband is killed in a […]


Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Facing the Enemy by DiAnn Mills

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Facing the Enemy by DiAnn Mills

Posted September 6, 2023 / 15 Comments

FACING THE ENEMY by DiAnn Mills GENRE: Romantic Suspense (Christian) PUBLISHER: Tyndale House RELEASE DATE: September 5, 2023 PAGES: 345 For the past five years, FBI Special Agent Risa Jacobs has worked in the violent crimes against children division of the Houston FBI. She’s never had reason to believe there’s […]


Guest Post (and a Giveaway!): DiAnn Mills & Facing the Enemy

Guest Post (and a Giveaway!): DiAnn Mills & Facing the Enemy

Posted September 5, 2023 / 34 Comments

In Facing the Enemy, both protagonists are dealing with loss in some form, and I’m honored to welcome author DiAnn Mills back to the blog today to talk about coping with grief – a topic close to my own heart the last couple of years too. FACING THE ENEMY by […]


Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Weeding Out Lies by Jackie Layton

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Weeding Out Lies by Jackie Layton

Posted August 18, 2023 / 18 Comments

WEEDING OUT LIES by Jackie Layton SERIES: A Texas Flower Farmer Cozy Mystery GENRE: Cozy Mystery (Clean) PUBLISHER: Level Best Books RELEASE DATE: July 11, 2023 PAGES: 302 Flower farmer Emma Justice’s life is firmly rooted in Lutz, Texas where she has recently begun her new business. One morning while […]




Book Review: Seeing Us by Audrey Wick

Book Review: Seeing Us by Audrey Wick

Posted July 6, 2023 / 2 Comments

SEEING US by Audrey Wick GENRE: Contemporary Romance (Clean) PUBLISHER: White Rose Publishing RELEASE DATE: May 26, 2023 PAGES: 243 A sweet love story between a patient looking for new glasses and the town’s optometrist Danica Lara hasn’t been seeing clearly. Blinded by the lure of profit in a partnership […]


Review: In Firefly Valley (Texas Crossroads #2) by Amanda Cabot

Review: In Firefly Valley (Texas Crossroads #2) by Amanda Cabot

Posted October 8, 2015 / 0 Comments

Marisa St. George is devastated when she is a victim of downsizing and has no choice but to return to the small Texas town where she grew up. Though it’s a giant step backward, she accepts a position as business manager at the struggling Rainbow’s End resort. The only silver […]


Book Spotlight (and an Excerpt!): Fatal Trauma by Richard L. Mabry

Book Spotlight (and an Excerpt!): Fatal Trauma by Richard L. Mabry

Posted June 11, 2015 / 2 Comments

FATAL TRAUMA by Richard L. Mabry GENRE: Suspense (Christian) PUBLISHER: Abingdon Fiction RELEASE DATE: May 19, 2015 PAGES: 306 It began with Dr. Mark Baker facing a gunman who had nothing to lose. It could end with him behind bars. When Dr. Mark Baker and Nurse Kelly Atkinson are held […]


Book Review: Justified by Varina Denman

Book Review: Justified by Varina Denman

Posted June 10, 2015 / 12 Comments

JUSTIFIED by Varina Denman SERIES: Mended Hearts #2 GENRE: Contemporary Romance (Christian) PUBLISHER: David C. Cook RELEASE DATE: June 1, 2015 PAGES: 416 Award winning author, Varina Denman, returns with a new story of love and second chances for a young mother and the small town’s beloved football coach. In […]


Book Review: A Love Like Ours by Becky Wade

Book Review: A Love Like Ours by Becky Wade

Posted May 24, 2015 / 3 Comments

A LOVE LIKE OURS by Becky Wade SERIES: Porter Family #3 GENRE: Contemporary Romance (Christian) PUBLISHER: Bethany House RELEASE DATE: April 28, 2015 PAGES: 370 2016 RITA Award Finalist Former Marine Jake Porter has far deeper scars than the one that marks his face. He struggles with symptoms of PTSD, […]


Author Interview: Varina Denman & Jaded

Author Interview: Varina Denman & Jaded

Posted April 19, 2015 / 35 Comments

Since Jaded has the honor of being the first book I reviewed on my blog, I felt it would be fitting if Varina Denman was the first author I interviewed on the blog as well. (Okay, so she’s also the first author I’ve interviewed ever but let’s keep that our little […]


Book Review: Jaded by Varina Denman

Book Review: Jaded by Varina Denman

Posted April 10, 2015 / 14 Comments

JADED by Varina Denman SERIES: Mended Hearts #1 GENRE: Contemporary Romance (Christian) PUBLISHER: David C. Cook RELEASE DATE: March 1, 2015 PAGES: 432 As a child, Ruthie was shunned by the local congregation. Thirteen years later, Ruthie’s heart begins to stir when an attractive single preacher arrives. But their relationship […]