Litfuse presents Afloat by Erin Healy…Plus Win an iPad Mini

           Book Info

About Afloat:Who will you trust when dark waters rise?

Eagle’s Talon is an architectural marvel-shining residential units afloat in a protected cove of the gorgeous Rondeau River. The project is nearly complete, partially occupied, and ready to make investors rich when a sinkhole gives way. Then torrential rains and a flood leave a ragged collection of builders, investors, and residents stranded in one floating building, cut off from the rest of the world.
They’re bitterly divided over what to do next.
Architect Vance Nolan insists they should sit tight and wait for rescue. Developer Tony Dean wants to strike out into the darkness. And single mom Danielle Clement, desperate to protect her young son, Simeon, struggles to hold their motley band together.
Power failure, a pall of unnatural daytime darkness, explosions in the distance, then a murder ratchet tensions to a boiling point. But Danielle’s young son, Simeon, has spotted something strange underwater-beautiful, shifting lights in the dark water below.
In this watery world where everyone’s secrets will eventually come to light, salvation may mean more than just getting out alive.

Another stunning exploration of the human spirit and supernatural possibilities from best-selling author Erin Healy.Purchase a copy: http://ow.ly/liNmq

MY THOUGHTS ON THIS BOOK

This is a really good suspense, and Erin Healy has a way of weaving suspense along with a little supernatural to take the story to a different level. The characters were supportive with one another, enjoyable and played their part well in the story. Where this is not my favorite genre, I thoroughly enjoyed this story. And with the suspense and many twists and turns throughout the book, it was difficult to put down. And the cover is what drew me into the story, because with one look, you know something exciting is going to happen!

I encourage you to pick up a copy of Afloat if you enjoy suspense, or stories with a supernatural theme. You will enjoy this one!

I received this book from Litfuse to read and review.  I was not required to write a positive review. The opinions I have expressed are my own. I am disclosing this in accordance with the Federal Trade Commission’s 16 CFR, Part 55.

Meet Erin:

Erin Healy is the best-selling co-author of “Burn” and “Kiss” (with Ted Dekker) and an award-winning editor for numerous best-selling authors. She has received wide acclaim for her novels “Never Let You Go”, “The Baker’s Wife”, “House of Mercy”, and “Afloat”. She and her family live in Colorado. Erin can be contacted through her website ErinHealy.com or through Facebook at erinhealybooks.

Find out more about Erin at http://www.erinhealy.com.

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Erin Healy is celebrating the release of her latest novel Afloat (Thomas Nelson) with an iPad Mini giveaway.

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One winner will receive:

  • An iPad Mini 
  • iTunes gift card
  • Afloat by Erin Healy 

Enter today by clicking one of the icons below. But hurry, the giveaway ends on June 15th. Winner will be announced on Erin’s blog on June 17th. Save the date and click HERE to see if YOU won the iPad Mini!

Don’t miss a moment of the fun; ENTER today. Tell your friends via FACEBOOK or TWITTER and increase your chances of winning. Visit Erin’s blog on the 17th!

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CFBA Presents The Judgement Stone by Robert Liparulo

This week, the 

Christian Fiction Blog Alliance 

is introducing 

The Judgment Stone 

Thomas Nelson (May 14, 2013) 

by 

Robert LiparuloABOUT THE AUTHOR:

Former journalist Robert Liparulo is the best-selling author of the thrillers Comes a Horseman, Germ, Deadfall, Deadlock, and The 13th Tribe, as well as The Dreamhouse Kings, an action-adventure series for young adults. He contributed a short story to James Patterson’s Thriller, and an essay about Thomas Perry’s The Butcher’s Boy to Thrillers: 100 Must Reads, edited by David Morrell and Hank Wagner. He is currently working on the sequel to The 13th Tribe, as well writing an original screenplay with director Andrew Davis (The Fugitive).

When not writing, Liparulo loves to read, watch (and analyze) movies, scuba dive, swim, hike, and travel. He lives in Monument, Colorado, with his wife Jodi and four children: Melanie, Matthew, Anthony, and Isabella.

ABOUT THE BOOK

What if praying became a curse instead of a blessing?

Former Army Ranger Jagger Baird thought he had his hands full with the Tribe—the band of immortal vigilantes fighting to regain God’s grace by killing those opposed to Him. But that was before he encountered the ruthless group of immortals called the Clan. The Clan is after a prize that would give them unimaginable power—a piece of the Ten Commandments known as the Judgment Stone.

Those who touch the Stone can see into the spiritual world: angelic warriors, treacherous demons, and the blue threads of light that signal the presence of believers in communion with God.

By following the blue beam radiating from those closest to God, the Clan plans to locate His most passionate followers and destroy them.

Jagger quickly realizes his high-tech gadgetry and training are no match for these merciless immortals. But how can he defeat an enemy who hunts believers through their prayers . . . and won’t stop until they’ve annihilated all those close to Him?

In this high-action thriller, best-selling author Robert Liparulo examines the raging battle between good and evil on earth . . . and beyond.

If you would like to read the first chapter of The Judgment Stone, go HERE.

CFBA Presents A Heartbeat Away by S. Dionne Moore

This week, the 

Christian Fiction Blog Alliance 

is introducing 

A Heartbeat Away 

Abingdon Press (May 1, 2013) 

by 

S. Dionne MooreABOUT THE AUTHOR:

S. Dionne Moore started writing in 2006. Her first book, Murder on the Ol’ Bunions, was contracted for publication by Barbour Publishing in 2008. In 2009 she moved on to writing historical romances as an outlet for her passion for history. In 2010 her second cozy mystery, Polly Dent Loses Grip, was a 2010 Carol Award finalist and she was also named a Barbour Publishing 2010 Favorite New Author. In 2011 her first historical romance, Promise of Tomorrow, was nominated a 2011 Carol Award finalist.

Born and raised in Manassas, Virginia, Moore moved to Greencastle, PA in 1993, then to Mercersburg in 2009. Moore enjoys life in the historically rich Cumberland Valley where traffic jams are a thing of the past and there are only two stoplights in the whole town.

For more information, visit her Website at www.sdionnemoore.com.

Follow her on Twitter: @sdionnemoore

Pinterest: http://www.pinterest.com/sdionnemoore

Linkedin: http://www.linkedin.com/sdionnemoore

ABOUT THE BOOK

When a band of runaway slaves brings Union-loyal Beth Bumgartner a wounded Confederate soldier named Joe, it is the catalyst that pushes her to defy her pacifist parents and become a nurse during the Battle of Antietam.

Her mother’s mysterious goodbye gift is filled with quilt blocks that bring comfort to Beth during the hard days and lonely nights, but as she sews each block, she realizes there is a hidden message of faith within the pattern that encourages and sustains her. Reunited with Joe, Beth learns his secret and puts the quilt’s message to its greatest test—but can betrayal be forgiven?

If you would like to read the first chapter of A Heartbeat Away, go HERE.

Watch the video:

AHeartbeatAway – Medium from S. Dionne Moore on Vimeo.

 

MY THOUGHTS ON THIS BOOK

A Heartbeat Away is another book in the Quilts of Love Series from Abingdon Press. I really enjoyed the Civil War era setting and the nurses and medical attention given to them so vividly detailed in the story. The quilt in this story was told as Beth sew the quilt squares together given to her my her mom, and shes making this quilt as the fighting was going on among them. Beth was comforted many times through the putting together of this quilt. A wonderful heartwarming story from S. Dionne Moore and I want to encourage you to pick up a copy to read for yourself!

I received this book CFBA to read and review.  I was not required to write a positive review. The opinions I have expressed are my own. I am disclosing this in accordance with the Federal Trade Commission’s 16 CFR, Part 55.

 

 

 

Litfuse Presents The Offering by Angela Hunt..PLUS an awesome giveaway…A Kindle Fire!

Litfuse Presents  

The Offering by Angela Hunt

And don’t forget to scroll down and check out the Kindle Fire Giveaway! Be sure to read all of the rules!

Win a Nook HD from Angela Hunt and RSVP for her June 5th Facebook Party!

About The Offering:From bestselling author Angela Hunt, the heart-wrenching story of a young mother who unknowingly gave away her own child after serving as a surrogate for a childless couple.

After growing up as an only child, Amanda Lisandra wants a big family. But since she and her soldier husband can’t afford to have more children right away, Mandy decides to earn money as a gestational carrier for a childless couple. She loves being pregnant, and while carrying the child she dreams of having her own son and maybe another daughter. . .
Just when the nearly perfect pregnancy is about to conclude, unexpected tragedy enters Mandy’s world and leaves her reeling. Devastated by grief, she surrenders the child she was carrying and struggles to regain her emotional equilibrium.
Two years later she studies a photograph of the baby she bore and wonders if the unthinkable has happened—could she have inadvertently given away her own biological child? Over the next few months Mandy struggles to decide between the desires of her grief-stricken heart and what’s best for the little boy she has never known.Purchase a copy: http://ow.ly/l6HiW

MY THOUGHTS ON THIS BOOK

Would being a surrogate mother be worthwhile, considering what a woman has to go through to have a child? Would it be worth the money you are paid? In Amanda Lisandra’s case, things didn’t go at all the way she planned. And the worst of it is that she is sure she actually gave away she and her husband’s own flesh and blood, and how could this have happened?

Author Angela Hunt writes yet another masterpiece in her new book, The Offering. I love books that capture my attention in the first few pages, and this one did that for sure. Angela Hunt weaves together the story of a family struggling just as we all do to make a better life for their family. And since Amanda didn’t have a college education, being a surrogate mom just sounded like an awesome way to put her family ahead financially. But as we follow her journey, the twists and turns that take place in this amazing story will keep you so engrossed in this book that you will have to remind yourself to come up for air! I love, love this story, but it is difficult to read some of it because it is so heartbreaking and very sad. And I really wish I hadn’t read any reviews or the back of the book because it just gives away too much information. I like to know a little about a book, but thats it, just a little. I read so many books that, if given too many things to think about, I can figure the story out, and I really don’t like that. I like the surprises of finding out everything while reading!

I received this book from Litfuse to read and review.  I was not required to write a positive review. The opinions I have expressed are my own. I am disclosing this in accordance with the Federal Trade Commission’s 16 CFR, Part 55.

Meet Angela: 
With over four million copies of her books sold worldwide, Angela Hunt is the bestselling author of more than one hundred books, including “The Nativity Story”. Hunt is one of the most sought-after collaborators in the publishing industry. Her nonfiction book “Don’t Bet Against Me”, written with Deanna Favre, spent several weeks on the New York Times bestseller list. Angela’s novel “The Note” (with sales of over 141,000) was filmed as the Hallmark Channel’s Christmas movie for 2007 and proved to be the highest rated television movie in the channel’s history. Angela’s novels have won or been nominated for several prestigious industry awards, including the RITA, the Christy Award, the ECPA Christian Book Award, and the Holt Medallion. She often travels to teach writing workshops at schools and writers’ conferences, and she served as the keynote speaker at the 2008 American Christian Fiction Writers’ national conference. She and her husband make their home in Florida with mastiffs. In 2001, one of her dogs was featured on Live with Regis and Kelly as the second-largest dog in America.Learn more at http://www.angelahuntbooks.com

 

 

 

 

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Angela Hunt is celebrating the release of The Offering with a Nook HD Giveaway and an Author Chat Party on Facebook {6/5}.

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One winner will receive:

  • A Nook HD
  • The Offering by Angela Hunt 

Enter today by clicking one of the icons below. But hurry, the giveaway ends on June 4th. Winner will be announced at the The Offering” Facebook Author Chat Party on June 5th. Connect with Angela for an evening of book chat, trivia, laughter, and more! Angela will also share an exclusive look at her next book and give away books and other fun prizes throughout the evening.

 
So grab your copy of The Offering and join Angela on the evening of June 5th for a chance to connect and make some new friends. (If you haven’t read the book, don’t let that stop you from coming!)

Don’t miss a moment of the fun; RSVP todayTell your friends via FACEBOOK or TWITTER and increase your chances of winning. Hope to see you on the 5th!

Litfuse Presents…..Shelley Shepard Gray and Ray of Light! Plus awesome giveaway too!

Litfuse Presents…..

Shelley Shepard Gray and Ray of Light! 

Plus scroll below for an awesome giveaway too!!


Bestselling author Shelley Shepard Gray brings inspirational romance to life in this sweet tale of love in the Amish community,Ray of Light, the second installment of her Days of Redemption series.Roman Keim just wants a break from the family drama at his snowy Ohio home when he heads to an Amish snowbird community in Florida. There he meets Amanda Yoder and her daughter Regina who soon are warming his heart. But will Roman return to Ohio or will he stay and help the young widow embrace a second chance at love?

The author of the series Sisters of the Heart and Seasons of Sugarcreek, Shelley Shepard Gray delivers an honest, tender love story in Ray of Light, featuring the challenges of faith, family, and romance.Purchase a copy: http://ow.ly/l5Xy7

My Thoughts on this Book

This book has two awesome things that I love going for it. It is an Amish fiction and it is written by Shelley Shepard Gray. This mixture makes for a very awesome, heartwarming read!

Roman Keim and Amanda Yoder are both vacationing Pinecraft, the Amish snowbird community in Florida. Neither of then were expecting to meet someone they would be attracted to, but it just happened. But there are several problems, and one is Amanda’s mother-in-law. She just doesn’t want to let go of her sons memory, a son she lost, and a husband Amanda lost two years ago. Has enough time passed that Amanda can go from mourning her husband and care for another man?
This is another heartwarming Amish story from author Shelley Shepard Gray. I love that Ms. Gray’s Amish stories tell more than the plain simple life of an Amish family, but the real day to day difficult life situations that we all face everyday, Amish or not. Roman’s family certainly has their secrets, and they all seem to be coming out at one time. And then the family seems to all be going in different directions, and who be hold the household and farm together?
All of this and much more is woven together into this second book in The Days of Redemption Series. You will surely not want to miss this exciting continuing story  about these special Amish families. I really recommend that you pickup a copy of Ray of Light today for a few hours of enlightening entertainment. And while you are at it, pick up the first book in this series, Daybreak to read first. You will not be disappointed. And watch out for the third book in this series coming out in September of this year, Eventide. An awesome award-winning author and heartwarming Amish stories, you just can’t go wrong!
I received this book from Litfuse to read and review.  I was not required to write a positive review. The opinions I have expressed are my own. I am disclosing this in accordance with the Federal Trade Commission’s 16 CFR, Part 55.
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Meet Shelley:
Shelley Shepard Gray is the New York Times and USA Today bestselling author of the “Sisters of the Heart”, “Seasons of Sugarcreek”, “Secrets of Crittenden County”, and Families of Honor series. She lives in southern Ohio, where she writes full-time, bakes too much, and can often be found walking her dachshunds on her town’s bike trail.Learn more at http://www.shelleyshepardgray.com.

A Place to Belong by Lauraine Snelling

A Place to Belong

by Lauraine Snelling

Chuck Wagons Crossing the Prairies

 

The Exciting Conclusion to Lauraine Snelling’s WILD WEST WIND series

As winter settles over the Engstrom ranch, Cassie Lockwood has a lot on her mind. The way Lucas Engstrom smiles at her should set her heart to tripping. But it doesn’t. Shouldn’t there be some attraction to him if they are going to be married? His vow to make her love him doesn’t seem to be working, no matter how considerate and charming he is. And then there’s the look she caught him sending Betsy Hudson at church one Sunday. Are she and Lucas drifting apart?

During a short trip away, Cassie realizes she must make other plans for her future. But what will the Engstroms say when she announces plans to leave the ranch and join a Wild West show?

 

My Thoughts on this book

Wow, this is a wonderful conclusion to this series. Cassie has finally found where she belongs, living with the Engstrom’s on their ranch. I grew to love these characters as I’ve read this series, and they really feel so real and personal to me. I loved learning more and more about living on the ranch, and I loved the family Cassie was living with. It was heartwarming to see how Mavis and her family took Cassie in. And I appreciate the way Ms. Snelling weaves the Christian life throughout this book, as well as the rest of the series. If you are looking for a good wild west series, you will enjoy this one by Lauraine Snelling. Why not pick up your copy today!

I received this book from the publisher Bethany House to read and review.  I was not required to write a positive review. The opinions I have expressed are my own. I am disclosing this in accordance with the Federal Trade Commission’s 16 CFR, Part 55.

 

About this author

Lauraine Snelling
Photo courtesy of Ginger Murray Photography

Lauraine Snelling

Lauraine Snelling, an award-winning author of fifty-plus books with sales of over 2 million copies, also writes for a wide range of magazines and teaches at writers’ conferences across the country. She and her husband make their home in Tehachapi, California….

Continue reading about Lauraine Snelling

A Hidden Truth…….by Judith Miller

A Hidden Truth

by Judith Miller

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About This Book
In the closed communities of the Amana Colonies, hidden truths are about to change everything for two young women….

 

East Amana, Iowa
1892

 

When Karlina Richter discovers that a new shepherd will be sent to her village, she fears she’ll no longer be allowed to help her father with the sheep. She’ll be relegated back to kitchen work, stuck inside all day. Her fears increase when the new shepherd shows little interest in the flock–or in divulging why he’s suddenly been sent to East. Is he keeping secrets that will impact Karlina’s family?

 

Dovie Cates visits the Amana Colonies to learn more about the place where her mother grew up. But when Dovie begins to ask questions about her mother’s past, no one seems willing to reveal anything, so she decides to take matters into her own hands. Will the answers she finds spell disaster for her future plans and the longings of her heart?
MY THOUGHTS ON THIS BOOK
This book was different than any I’ve read because it is about about the Amana Colonies, and I’ve never read anything about this group of people. The information on the  culture of the Amana Colonies was interesting, and I enjoyed this historical setting and reading about the way they lived in the late 1800’s. The characters were are interesting and realistic and entertaining. The calm and simple living of the Amana people was refreshing and heartwarming. I have read many of Judith Miller’s books, and have enjoyed each one I’ve read, and I look forward to more books from this author!
I received this book from the publisher Bethany House to read and review.  I was not required to write a positive review. The opinions I have expressed are my own. I am disclosing this in accordance with the Federal Trade Commission’s 16 CFR, Part 55.
Judith Miller

Judith Miller

Judith Miller is an award-winning author whose avid research and love for history are reflected in her bestselling novels. When time permits, Judy enjoys traveling, visiting historical settings, and scrapbooking the photographs from her travel expeditions. She makes her home in Topeka, Kansas. Visit her Web site atwww.judithmccoymiller.com.

Litfuse Presents……Catch a Falling Star by Beth K. Vogt plus win a $200.00 gift card

Catch a Falling Star

by Beth K. Vogt

ABOUT THE BOOK

Catch a Falling StarWhat does a girl do when life doesn’t go according to her plan?At 36, Kendall Haynes has seen some of her dreams come true. She’s a family physician helping kids with severe allergies and asthma achieve more fulfilling lives—a childhood struggle she knows all too well. But the feeling of being “the kid never picked” looms large when romance continues to evade her and yet another one of her closest friends gets engaged. Are Kendall’s dreams of having it all—a career, a husband, children—nothing more than childish wishing upon a star? Should she hold out for her elusive Plan A? Dust off Plan B? Or is it time to settle? God says he knows the plans he has for her—why can’t Kendall figure them out and be content with her life?

Griffin Walker prefers flying solo—both as an Air Force pilot and in his personal life. But a wrong choice and health problems pulled him out of the cockpit. His attempts to get out of “flying a desk” are complicated by his parents’ death—making Griffin the reluctant guardian of his sixteen-year-old brother, Ian. How did his life get so off course? Can God get his life back on track … or has there been a divine plan all along?

Catch a Falling Star reminds readers that romance isn’t just for twenty-somethings and that sometimes letting go of your “wish I may, wish I might” dreams is the only way to embrace everything God has waiting for you.

Purchase a copy here.

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MY THOUGHTS ON THIS BOOK

After reading Wish You Were Here by Beth Vogt, I was really excited about reading Catch A Falling Star, and I am very happy I had the opportunity to read this book! I enjoyed is so much because it is a really good, light, refreshing read. With characters that are going through the things that people go through everyday, I liked the way Ms Vogt weaved the characters living for God in their everyday lives. Griffin has so much baggage that he doesn’t feel worthy of taking care of his brother, nor does he feel worthy of Dr. Kendall Haynes, making his life miserable. But he was miserable because of bad choices he made years earlier. But can he overcome these problems and live a happy life?

I highly recommend Catch a Falling Star to you if you for a nice summer read! I promise you will be delightfully entertained!

I received this book from Litfuse to read and review.  I was not required to write a positive review. The opinions I have expressed are my own. I am disclosing this in accordance with the Federal Trade Commission’s 16 CFR, Part 55.

 

 

BETH K. VOGT

Beth K. Vogt is a non-fiction author and editor who said she’d never write fiction. She’s the wife of an Air Force family physician (now in solo practice), though she said she’d never marry a doctor—or anyone in the military. She’s a mom of four, though she said she’d never have kids. She’s discovered that God’s best often waits behind the doors marked “Never.” Her contemporary romance novel, “Wish You Were Here,” debuted in May 2012 (Howard Books), and “Catch a Falling Star” releases May 2013. An established magazine writer and former editor of Connections, the leadership magazine for MOPS International, Beth is also the Skills Coach for My Book Therapy, the writing community founded by best-selling author Susan May Warren.

 

Celebrate the release of Catch a Falling Star (Howard Books) with Beth K. Vogt by entering to win a Romantic Weekend Getaway and RSVPing for her June 4th Author Chat Party.


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One “lucky” winner will receive:

  • A $200 Visa Cash Card (Perfect for a weekend stay at a hotel or B&B!)
  • Catch a Falling Star and Wish You Were Here by Beth Vogt (Swoon-worthy!)

Enter today by clicking one of the icons below. But hurry, the giveaway ends on June 3rd. Winner will be announced at the Catch a Falling Star” Facebook Author Chat Party on June 4th. Connect with Beth for an evening of book chat, trivia, laughter, and more! Beth will also share an exclusive look at her next book and give away books and other fun prizes throughout the evening.

 
So grab your copy of Catch a Falling Star and join Beth on the evening of June 4th for a chance to connect and make some new friends. (If you haven’t read the book, don’t let that stop you from coming!)

Don’t miss a moment of the fun; RSVP todayTell your friends via FACEBOOK or TWITTER and increase your chances of winning. Hope to see you on the 4th!

Litfuse Presents Undeniably Yours…by Becky Wade

Undeniably Yours

by Becky Wade

Undeniably YoursWhen Meg Cole’s father dies unexpectedly, she’s forced to return home to Texas and to Whispering Creek Ranch to take up the reins of his empire. The last thing she has the patience or the sanity to deal with? Her father’s Thoroughbred racehorse farm. She gives its manager, Bo Porter, six months to close the place down.

Bo knows he ought to resent the woman who’s determined to take from him the only job he ever wanted. But instead of anger, Meg evokes within him a profound desire to protect. The more time he spends with her, the more he longs to overcome every obstacle that separates them and earn her love.

Just when Meg realizes she can no longer deny the depth of her feelings for Bo, their fragile bond is broken by a force from Meg’s past. Can their relationship–and their belief that God can work through every circumstance–survive?

Purchase a copy here.

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MY THOUGHTS ON THIS BOOK

Bo is just your regular cowboy that runs a horse ranch, but when the owner passes away, he is faced with the daughter, which is now the new owner, closing the ranch and losing everything he has worked for for year.

Meg Cole may now be the heir of her dads estate and owning 51% of the family oil business, but this is not what she wants to do with her life. She hates the mansion she grew up in, and she does not want to run the oil business.

Then Meg meets Bo.

Becky Wade is a new gifted author that is now on my favorite author list! This is such an enjoyable story. The characters are adorable and so realistic, I love the way Meg enjoyed helping those in need. And I found it so special and sweet that, though Meg has problems with stress, when she is around Bo, her stress disappears. Even just being around him, hearing his voice relieves her stress. But though Bo was very attracted to Meg, he knew he was not worthy of her, that she deserved someone a lot better than someone like him.

I also enjoyed the vivid description of the different horses and what it takes to run the ranch. Becky Wade weaves together a heartwarming story that will go the extra mile to entertain you as you read it’s pages.

I received this book from Litfuse to read and review.  I was not required to write a positive review. The opinions I have expressed are my own. I am disclosing this in accordance with the Federal Trade Commission’s 16 CFR, Part 55.

BECKY WADE

Becky Wade is a graduate of Baylor University. As a newlywed, she lived for three years in a home overlooking the turquoise waters of the Caribbean, as well as in Australia, before returning to the States. A mom of three young children, Becky and her family now live in Dallas, Texas. Visit her website atwww.beckywade.com

CFBA Presents Follow the Heart…by Kaye Dacus

This week, the 

Christian Fiction Blog Alliance 

is introducing 

Follow the Heart 

B&H Books (May 1, 2013) 

by 

Kaye DacusABOUT THE AUTHOR:

Humor, Hope, and Happily Ever Afters! Kaye Dacus is the author of humorous, hope-filled contemporary and historical romances with Barbour Publishing, Harvest House Publishers, and B&H Publishing. She holds a Master of Arts in Writing Popular Fiction from Seton Hill University, is a former Vice President of American Christian Fiction Writers, and currently serves as President of Middle Tennessee Christian Writers. Kaye lives in Nashville, Tennessee, where she is a full-time academic advisor and part-time college composition instructor for Bethel University.

Kaye Dacus (KAY DAY-cuss) is an author and educator who has been writing fiction for more than twenty years. A former Vice President of American Christian Fiction Writers, Kaye enjoys being an active ACFW member and the fellowship and community of hundreds of other writers from across the country and around the world that she finds there. She currently serves as President of Middle Tennessee Christian Writers, which she co-founded in 2003 with three other writers. Each month, she teaches a two-hour workshop on an aspect of the craft of writing at the MTCW monthly meeting. Kaye lives in Nashville, Tennessee, where she is an academic advisor and English Composition instructor for Bethel University.

ABOUT THE BOOK

Set during the Industrial Revolution and the Great Exhibition of 1851, Follow the Heart is a “sitting-room romance” with the feel of a Regency-era novel but the fashions and technological advances of the mid-Victorian age.

Kate and Christopher Dearing’s lives turn upside down when their father loses everything in a railroad land speculation. The siblings are shipped off to their mother’s brother in England with one edict: marry money.

At twenty-seven years old, Kate has the stigma of being passed over by eligible men many times—and that was before she had no dowry. Christopher would like nothing better than to make his own way in the world; and with a law degree and expertise in the burgeoning railroad industry, he was primed to do just that—in America.

Though their uncle tries to ensure Kate and Christopher find matrimonial prospects only among the highest echelon of British society, their attentions stray to a gardener and a governess.

While Christopher has options that would enable him to lay his affections where he chooses, he cannot let the burden of their family’s finances crush his sister. Trying to push her feelings for the handsome—but not wealthy— gardener aside, Kate’s prospects brighten when a wealthy viscount shows interest in her. But is marrying for the financial security of her family the right thing to do, when her heart is telling her she’s making a mistake?

Mandates . . . money . . . matrimony. Who will follow the heart?

If you would like to read the first chapter of >Follow the Heart, go HERE

MY THOUGHTS ON THIS BOOK

Follow the Heart is a really heartwarming story, set in the early 1850’s and I enjoyed it very much! I loved the vivid details of the setting and the entertaining and realistic characters. If you enjoy historical fiction, you will love this one, so I encourage you to give it a try!

Once Upon A Prince…..by Rachel Hauck…plus Kindle Fire Giveaway

About Once Upon A Prince
 
The Royal Wedding Series Book One
 

Susanna Truitt never dreamed of a great romance or being treated like a princess—just to marry the man she has loved for twelve years. But life isn’t going according to plan. When her high-school-sweetheart-turned-Marine-officer breaks up instead of proposing, Susanna scrambles to rebuild her life.

The last thing Prince Nathaniel expects to find on his American holiday to St. Simon’s Island is the queen of his heart. A prince has duties, and his family’s tense political situation has chosen his bride for him. When Prince Nathaniel comes to Susanna’s aid under the fabled Lover’s Oak, he is blindsided by love.

Their lives are worlds apart. He’s a royal prince. She’s a ordinary girl. But everything changes when Susanna receives an invitation to Nathaniel’s coronation.

It’s the ultimate choice. His kingdom or her heart? God’s will or their own?

Purchase a copy: http://ow.ly/kFb0Y

MY THOUGHTS ON THIS BOOK

This is the first book I’ve read by Rachel Hauck and I thoroughly enjoyed this heartwarming story. I love the rich prince/poor girl story, and I especially loved the prince being willing to work at anything including clean toilets at Susanna’s mom’s restaurant. Of course they only new him as Nate at the time, no one knew he was actually a prince. The problem was, Nate and Susanna couldn’t be an item, and they could never get married because it was forbidden in his country. But could the two of them live without each other? This is where the story really gets interesting, and I couldn’t out the book down, because I just wanted to find out what was going to happen to these two young people so much in love.

If you enjoy a good clean story about royal families, this would be a wonderful book for you to read. Run out and grab your copy today!

I received this book Litfuseto read and review.  I was not required to write a positive review. The opinions I have expressed are my own. I am disclosing this in accordance with the Federal Trade Commission’s 16 CFR, Part 55.

 

Watch the Trailer:

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Once Upon a Prince, Book Trailer – Rachel Hauck

 Meet Rachel:


Rachel Hauck is the bestselling author of Carol Award winner “Sweet Caroline”, and RITA Finalist “Love Starts With Elle”, and of the critically acclaimed fiction collaboration with multi-platinum country artist Sara Evans, “The Songbird Novels”. She lives in sunny, though sometimes hurricane plagued, central Florida with her husband and their ornery pets. Rachel earned a degree in Journalism from Ohio State University and is a huge Buckeyes football fan. She is the past President of American Christian Fiction Writers and now sits on the board as an Advisor.
Find out more about Rachel at: http://RachelHauck.com

Rachel Hauck is celebrating the release of Once Upon a Prince with a fun “Royal Wedding” Giveaway and connecting with readers at her May 28th Facebook Party.

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One “royal” winner will receive:

  • A Kindle Fire
  • Once Upon a Prince by Rachel Hauck

Enter today by clicking one of the icons below. But hurry, the giveaway ends on May 27th. Winner will be announced at the “Once Upon a Prince” Facebook Author Chat Party on May 28th. Connect with Rachel for an evening of book chat, wedding trivia, laughter, and more! Rachel will also be sharing a sneak peek at the next book in the series and giving away books and fun gift certificates throughout the evening.

 
So grab your copy of Once Upon a Prince and join Rachel on the evening of May 28th for a chance to connect and make some new friends. (If you haven’t read the book, don’t let that stop you from coming!)

Don’t miss a moment of the fun; RSVP todayTell your friends via FACEBOOK or TWITTER and increase your chances of winning. Hope to see you on the 28th!

When Love Calls by Lorna Seilstad

When Love Calls

by Lorna Seilstad

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When romance calls, will she choose to answer?

Hannah Gregory is good at many things, but that list does not include following rules. So when she must apply for a job as a switchboard operator to support her two sisters, she knows it won’t be easy. Hello Girls must conduct themselves according to strict-and often bewildering-rules, which include absolutely no consorting with gentlemen while in training.

Hannah doubts it will be difficult to keep that rule-until a handsome young lawyer starts getting under her skin.

With historic details that bring to life the exciting first decade of the twentieth century, Lorna Seilstad weaves a charming tale of companionship that blossoms into sweet romance.

MY THOUGHTS ON THIS BOOK

I loved reading When Love Calls. Lorna Seilstad writes the most entertaining and fun-lovin’ books. With characters like Hannah Gregory, who’s mouth seems to keep her in trouble, and Lincoln Cole, bigtime lawyer, but with a soft heart for Hannah and her sisters, readers will be delighted with the details and twists and turns within the pages of this book.

Mix a well to do lawyer and Hannah and her sisters just trying to survive having enough food to eat and a place to live, makes for an intriguing and heartwarming story. And add a few cupfuls of humor, and you will sure be entertained for a few days as you read When Love Calls. And just when does love call? Well thats why you need to read this wonderful book! Pick up your copy today.

I received this book from Revell to read and review.  I was not required to write a positive review. The opinions I have expressed are my own. I am disclosing this in accordance with the Federal Trade Commission’s 16 CFR, Part 55.

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Lorna Seilstad

Lorna Seilstad

A history buff, antique collector, and freelance graphic designer, Lorna Seilstad is the author of Making WavesA Great Catch, and The Ride of Her Life. A former high school English and journalism teacher, she has won several online writing contests and is a member of American Christian Fiction Writers. Lorna lives in Council Bluffs, Iowa, with her husband. Find out more atwww.lornaseilstad.com.

CFBA presents Jennifer: An O’Malley Love Story……Dee Henderson

This week, the 

Christian Fiction Blog Alliance 

is introducing 

Jennifer: An O’Malley Love Story 

Bethany House Publishers (May 1, 2013) 

by 

Dee HendersonABOUT THE AUTHOR:

Dee Henderson is the bestselling, award-winning author of 15 previous novels, including the acclaimed O’MALLEY series and UNCOMMON HEROES series. These days, most authors are out there energetically promoting their books in print and broadcast and via social media—wherever they can get attention. But Dee Henderson keeps a low profile. She avoids telephone interviews because of hearing problems, declined to provide a current photo, and will say only that she lives in Illinois.

ABOUT THE BOOK

It’s a summer of change for Jennifer O’Malley. The busy physician has a pediatrics practice in Dallas, and meeting Tom Peterson, and falling in love, is adding a rich layer to her life. She’s sorting out how to introduce him to her family–she’s the youngest of seven–and thinking about marriage.

She’s falling in love with Jesus too, and knows God is good. But that faith is about to be tested in a way she didn’t expect, and the results will soon transform her entire family.

If you would like to read the first chapter of Jennifer: An O’Malley Love Story, go to HERE.

 

 

 

 

 

MY THOUGHTS ON THIS BOOK

I love, love the O’Malley Series by Dee Henderson. And I was excited when I saw Jennifer’s story in print, and wanted to read it immediately! Jennifer is such a sweet easy going young lady, one that everyone loves. She and Tom truly has a story of their own to tell because of the situations leading up to their romance, and its all in this little gift size book called, Jennifer: An O’Malley Love Story. If you have read the O’Malley Series, I highly recommend Jennifer’s story. And if you haven’t read this series, I strongly encourage you to pick up this book, Jennifer: An O’Malley Love Story and then read the entire series. You will be very pleased!

I received this book CFBA to read and review.  I was not required to write a positive review. The opinions I have expressed are my own. I am disclosing this in accordance with the Federal Trade Commission’s 16 CFR, Part 55.

First Wild Card Tours presents NIV Real Live Devotional Bible for Women.. Author notes by Lysa TerKeurst

It is time for a FIRST Wild Card Tour book review! If you wish to join the FIRST blog alliance, just click the button. We are a group of reviewers who tour Christian books. A Wild Card post includes a brief bio of the author and a full chapter from each book toured. The reason it is called a FIRST Wild Card Tour is that you never know if the book will be fiction, non~fiction, for young, or for old…or for somewhere in between! Enjoy your free peek into the book!

You never know when I might play a wild card on you!

Today’s Wild Card Insight Notes author is:
Lysa TerKeurst
and the book:
NIV Real Life Devotional Bible for Women,
Insights for Everyday Life Notes
Zondervan; Special edition (March 19, 2013)
***Special thanks to Rick Roberson for sending me a review copy.***
ABOUT THE AUTHOR:

Lysa TerKeurst is a New York Times bestselling author and national speaker who helps everyday women live an adventure of faith. She is the president of Proverbs 31 Ministries, author of 15 books, and encourages nearly 500,000 women worldwide through a daily online devotional. Her remarkable life story has captured audiences across America, including appearances on Oprah and Good Morning America. She lives in North Carolina with her husband and five children.

Visit the author’s website.

SHORT BOOK DESCRIPTION:

This Bible will help you live up to your God-given potential. Insightful daily devotions written by the women at Proverbs 31 Ministries help you maintain life’s balance in spite of today’s hectic pace. Dive into the beauty and clarity of the NIV Bible text paired with daily devotions crafted by women just like you—women who want to live authentically and fully grounded in the Word of God.

Product Details:

List Price: $34.99

Hardcover: 1536 pages

Publisher: Zondervan; Special edition (March 19, 2013)

Language: English

ISBN-10: 0310439361

ISBN-13: 978-0310439363

 

MY THOUGHTS ON THIS BIBLE

I really like this devotional Bible. Each devotion . The Bible is forwarded by Lysa TerKeurst, President of Proverbs 31 Ministries and each devotion is written by one of the team members of Proverbs 31 Ministries and they are new, and different, and I always enjoy things from this Ministry. The hardcover design is just beautiful, and you will be pleased to carry this Bible with you anywhere. You will find an index of the devotions in the back of the Bible if you want to read about a certain subject.

This Bible is design just for women, and any age women would be happy to own a copy. The NIV is easy to read and understand, you will enjoy the devotions that goes along with the passage you are reading.

I highly recommend this Bible to women everywhere! Pick up your copy and start studying your Bible in an all new way!

AND NOW…SOME SAMPLE PAGES (CLICK ON PAGES TO ENLARGE):

 

CFBA Presents Last Chance for Justiceby Kathi Macias

This week, the 

Christian Fiction Blog Alliance 

is introducing 

Last Chance for Justice 

B&H Books (May 1, 2013) 

by 

Kathi MaciasABOUT THE AUTHOR:

Kathi Macias is a multi-award winning writer who has authored nearly 40 books and ghostwritten several others. A former newspaper columnist and string reporter, Kathi has taught creative and business writing in various venues and has been a guest on many radio and television programs. Kathi is a popular speaker at churches, women’s clubs and retreats, and writers’ conferences. She won the 2008 Member of the Year award from AWSA (Advanced Writers and Speakers Association) and was the 2011 Author of the Year from BooksandAuthors.net. Her novel set in China, Red Ink, was named Golden Scrolls 2011 Novel of the Year and was also a Carol Award Finalist; her October 2012 release, Unexpected Christmas Hero, was named 2012 Book of the Year by BookandAuthors.net. Kathi “Easy Writer” Macias lives in Homeland, CA, with her husband.

Kathi is passionate about The Voice of the Martyrs and Open Doors. To learn more about the persecuted church, please visit VOM’s website and Open Doors Website.

ABOUT THE BOOK

Welcome to Bloomfield, where life is simple, love is real, and stories are shared.

Lynn Myers is still reeling from losing her husband of thirty-five years when word comes that her only sibling, an older brother, has also died. With no one else to settle the estate, she must return to her small hometown of Bloomfield, however briefly, to settle his affairs.

Lynn’s daughter, Rachel, has just graduated from Bible college and with no other commitments comes along to sort through her uncle’s huge old home, right next to the local cemetery.

It isn’t long before Rachel has two men — a handsome CPA and the youth pastor — seriously vying for her attention. At the same time, Lynn’s attention is drawn to a set of journals her brother has left behind detailing a long-standing Bloomfield mystery.

As they pursue solving this mystery, Rachel must make some personal decisions about her future, while Lynn is forced to face unexpected issues from her own past.

If you would like to read the first chapter of Last Chance for Justice, go HERE.

 

MY THOUGHTS ON THIS BOOK

I really enjoyed this heartwarming story by Kathi Macias. Lynn Meyers and her daughter were both special characters, and I loved reading about their experience at the old house Lynn’s brother left to her. The town of Bloomfield was a nice little community, one that Lynn grew up in, and that Rachel wanted to learn more about.

The twists and turns of the mystery left by Lynn’s brother for her to solve is enough to keep you reading this story. But you will also enjoy the surroundings of the old house and cemetery and the old man Jason. Kathi Macias is a gifted storyteller, and I love reading anything she writes! I highly recommend you pick up a copy of Last Chance for Justice for your enjoyment!

I received this book CFBA to read and review.  I was not required to write a positive review. The opinions I have expressed are my own. I am disclosing this in accordance with the Federal Trade Commission’s 16 CFR, Part 55.

 

 

Litfuse Presents The Face of the Earth By Deborah Raney

The Face of the Earth

By Deborah Raney

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About The Face of the Earth:When Mitchell Brannon’s beloved wife of twenty years kisses him goodbye one autumn morning, he has little idea that his life is about to change forever. Mitch returns from work early that evening, surprised Jill’s car isn’t in the garage. Her conference in Kansas City is only a few hours’ drive from their little town of Sylvia, Missouri. But her voice on the answering machine makes him smile. “Hey, babe, I’m just now checking out of the hotel, but I’ll stop and pick up something for dinner. Love you.”

Mitch sets the table with their best china and lights some candles, looking forward to their first weekend as empty nesters.
But at eight o’clock, the candles have burned to stubs and Jill still hasn’t shown up. Mitch tries her cell phone only to get her voice mail over and over again. Their two college kids haven’t heard from their mom either.
At midnight, Mitch’s irritation turns to dread. And later, when the police and Missouri Highway Patrol have turned up nothing, the Kansas City hotel calls to say they’ve found property belonging to Jill in a hotel maid’s possession.
Mitch enlists the help of their next-door neighbor, Jill’s best friend, Shelley, and together they search for clues to Jill’s disappearance. As days turn into weeks and weeks into months, Mitch and Shelley’s friendship grows ever closer–and decidedly complicated with Jill as the tie that binds them together. Just when Shelley decides to finally reveal her feelings for Mitch, a clue to Jill’s whereabouts is uncovered. But every lead seems to be a dead end, and Mitch wonders how he can honor the vows he made to a woman who has seemingly disappeared off the face of the earth.Purchase a copy: http://ow.ly/kFdwM

MY THOUGHTS ON THIS BOOK
Wow, this book is awesome! Deborah Raney is truly an amazing, gifted and talented story teller. The Face of the Earth is one of my favorite all time books! I was hooked from the first page, and I couldn’t put the book down because I had to find out what happened to Jill! I wanted to be there for Mitch and their two kids, just for support if nothing else. I can’t even imagine waiting for someone you love, and they never show up. What would you do in that situation? There are so many emotions flying around in this story, so many ups and downs, twists and turns, it was difficult for me to think about anything else except for, ‘what happened to Jill.’
This book is chunked full of love, loss, forgiveness and trust in the Lord. If you enjoy fiction, you must read this book! You will be very well entertained! So pick up your copy today. I received this book from Litfuse to read and review.  I was not required to write a positive review. The opinions I have expressed are my own. I am disclosing this in accordance with the Federal Trade Commission’s 16 CFR, Part 55.

 Meet Deb:

Deborah Raney is the award-winning author of several novels, including “A Nest of Sparrows” and the RITA award winning “Beneath a Southern Sky” and its sequel, “After the Rains”. Deborah’s first novel, “A Vow to Cherish”, was the inspiration for World Wide Pictures’ highly acclaimed film of the same title, which in December 2004 aired on prime time network TV for the second time. Deb’s novella, “Playing by Heart”, was a National Readers Choice Award winner and a 2004 Christy Award finalist. Her novel for Howard/Simon & Schuster, “Yesterday’s Embers”, appeared on the ECPA Christian fiction bestseller list. Known for her sensitive portrayal of family struggles and relationships, Deb has also written nonfiction books and articles and often speaks at women’s retreats and writers’ conferences around the country. She and her husband, illustrator/author Ken Raney, have four children and make their home in Kansas.

Find out more at DeborahRaney.com
AND NOW FOR THE GIVEAWAY

THE FACE OF THE EARTH BY DEBORAH RANEY | $200 DATE NIGHT GIVEAWAY, FACEBOOK PARTY, AND BLOG TOUR

Author: Deborah Raney

Welcome to the campaign for Deborah Raney’s latest novel, The Face of the Earth. Early reviews say this book is not to be missed; Deborah Raney’s latest book explores some painful areas of marriage—temptation, betrayal, and loss of trust. But with her exceptional skill and bedrock respect for marriage itself, she turns The Face of the Earth into a story both profound and memorable—even joyous. (Sibella Giorello)

Deborah is celebrating with a fun “Date Night” Giveaway (win a $200 Visa Cash Card!) and an Author Chat Party on Facebook! {5/30} 

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One winner will receive:

  • A $200 Visa Cash Card (Use that to catch up with a loved one – your spouse, friend, sister, mom … whomever!)
  • The Face of the Earth by Deborah Raney

Enter today by clicking one of the icons below. But hurry, the giveaway ends on May 29th. Winner will be announced at the “The Face of the Earth” Facebook Author Chat Party on May 30th. Connect with Deborah for an evening of book chat, trivia, laughter, and more! Deborah will also be sharing a sneak peek of her next book and giving away books and fun gift certificates throughout the evening.

So grab your copy of The Face of the Earth and join Deborah on the evening of May 30th for a chance to connect and make some new friends. (If you haven’t read the book, don’t let that stop you from coming!)

 

 

DON’T MISS A MOMENT OF THE FUN; RSVP TODAYTELL YOUR FRIENDS VIA FACEBOOK OR TWITTER AND INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. HOPE TO SEE YOU ON THE 30TH!

PUYB Presents Always the Baker Finally the Bride by Sandra D. Bricker

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Always the Baker Finally the Bride

ABOUT ALWAYS THE BAKER, FINALLY THE BRIDE

In the first book, readers fell in love with Emma Rae and Jackson, and they’ve gotten more acquainted with them in the two books that followed. But now it’s time for the diamond to meet the road as Jackson fields an offer to sell The Tanglewood, a move that will uproot this high-flying family act once and for all. Get reacquainted with all of the lovable and quirky characters from the first three books as your favorite diabetic baker figures out if she’ll achieve her greatest goal of all: Will Emma, at last become FINALLY the Bride?

Purchase your copy:

AMAZON | BARNES & NOBLE

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MY THOUGHTS ON THIS BOOK

Finally, we have the amazing conclusion to Emma Rae and Jackson’s story  in Sandra D. Bricker’s  Always the Baker, Never the Bride. I have enjoyed Ms. Bricker’s hilarious and entertaining writing style in this series, and I especially enjoyed this fourth book. After Jackson asks Emma to marry him, their life took a new direction in many ways, Emma trying to make just the right cake for the two of them, and Jackson dealing with new situations at the hotel. Should he take the offer he has and sell out, or just what is the best solution?

I really enjoyed the delightful characters and the twists and turns throughout this book to make this story a wonderful, entertaining read. I found my self laughing and crying as I followed Emma Rae and Jackson’s journey to their life as a married couple. But there are so many obstacles, will they finally tie the knot, or just what will happen?

For those of you looking for a really nice and exciting summer read, pick up a copy of Always the Baker, Never the Bride for an entertaining experience.

I received this book from PUYB to read and review.  I was not required to write a positive review. The opinions I have expressed are my own. I am disclosing this in accordance with the Federal Trade Commission’s 16 CFR, Part 55.

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Sandra D. Bricker

ABOUT SANDRA D. BRICKER

 

Sandra D. Bricker was an entertainment publicist in Los Angeles for 15+ years. She is now a best-selling, award-winning author of laugh-out-loud fiction for the inspirational market, and the mastermind behind the Another Emma Rae Creation series that started with Always the Baker Never the Bride. As an ovarian cancer survivor, she gears time and effort toward raising awareness and funds for research, diagnostics and a cure.

Visit her Web site at www.SandraDBricker.com and her blog at http://sandradbricker.blogspot.com.

PUYB Presents The Heart Stone by Sherry Kyle

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The Heart StoneABOUT THE HEART STONE

When the biological father of Jessica MacAllister’s son decides to break their custody agreement, Jessica and her son visit her Uncle George for advice and refuge…

Following a year of grief, Evelyn Sweeney is finally ready to move on. Pondering her new path in life, her mind drifts to her first love, George MacAllister…

When the lives of these two women cross, they discover that one heart-shaped ring binds their stories together. But will the results be a rekindled faith and new hope, or will it lead them both back into the darkness they’ve fought for so long?

Purchase your copy:

AMAZON | BARNES & NOBLE

 

MY THOUGHTS ON THIS BOOK

When I see a Sherry Kyle book I know I am in for a good, clean, enjoyable and fun read. And this is just what The Heart Stone is! I really loved this book, I loved the story, the characters, and how Ms. Kyle handled the situations that happened in the story. Trusting God and Forgiveness plays a huge part in this story, not that forgiveness was easy, but it was necessary in order for Jessica to heal. And I really enjoyed having two romances going on at the same time, that was just a little added enjoyment for me! I think the characters were believable, at times I felt as though I was living the story with the characters, and for me that always makes the story so much more enjoyable.

Oh and Uncle George’s part in this story is heartwarming as well. How many times do we get frustrated and blame God when things are not going our way, or when difficult situations happen? George acted just as any human would when he lost his leg. But what would happen when an old flame from his younger years appears on the scene? Well you just have to read the book to find out. You will not be disappointed!

I received this book from PUYB to read and review.  I was not required to write a positive review. The opinions I have expressed are my own. I am disclosing this in accordance with the Federal Trade Commission’s 16 CFR, Part 55.

 

 

 

ABOUT THE AUTHOR 

Sherry KyleABOUT SHERRY KYLE

Sherry Kyle is a graduate of Biola University with a degree in Communications, and a minor in Bible. Sherry is also a graduate of the Institute of Children’s Literature. She currently has three books in print, her award-winning book for tween girls titled The Christian Girl’s Guide to Style all about beauty, fashion, and character, Delivered with Love, her debut contemporary novel, as well as The Heart Stone by Abingdon Press. Sherry and her husband have four children, three biological and one by adoption. She lives along the coast in central California.

You can find her on the web at: www.sherrykyle.com.

Connect with Sherry:

TWITTER | FACEBOOK

When a Secret Kills by Lynette Eason

When a Secret Kills

 

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She’s come home to put a killer behind bars.
But the killer plans to put her six feet under.

Investigative reporter Jillian Carter knows it’s time to put the past to rest. She’s tired of looking over her shoulder, letting a killer go free. She’s no longer the scared kid who changed her name and disappeared. Now, no matter what the cost, Jillian must do what she is trained to do-find the truth and expose it. And the truth is that Senator Frank Hoffman committed murder ten years ago-and Jillian watched it happen.

Didn’t she?

Get ready for the spine-tingling, nail-biting conclusion to this explosive series.

“A fabulous read! Eason is a master at romantic suspense. I gobbled up the novel in two days and promptly ordered the first two books in the series. Highly recommended!”-Colleen Coble, author of the Rock Harbor and the Hope Beach series

“Fast-paced romantic suspense with compelling characters who pull you into the story and make you care what happens to them.”-Margaret Daley, author of Scorned Justice and the Men of the Texas Rangers series

“Clear the runway and fasten your seat belts. This novel captures the reader in the first line and doesn’t stop until the end. Eason has created a suspense-packed story that captivates.”-DiAnn Mills, author of The Chase and The Survivor.

 

MY THOUGHTS ON THIS BOOK

Finally, the conclusion to the Deadly Reunion series! Jillian returns home after ten years and the stakes are much higher, the killer wants her dead, and now! But all Jillian wants is for Senator Frank Huffman to pay for the murder she saw him do ten years earlier. Jillian is tired of hiding and wants her life back.

I really enjoyed this entire series by Lynette Eason. Lynette has a way of weaving so many twists and turns together and coming up with a story that will have your head spinning throughout the book. I enjoyed experiencing the deep emotions of those working on Jillian’s case as they tried to protect her from whoever it was trying to take her life. I especially liked Colton, and was hoping throughout the story that he and Jillian would get back together. If you enjoy thrillers/suspense/mysteries, then you will sure want to read When A Secret Kills! And while you are at it, pick up the first two books in Lynette Eason’s Deadly Reunion series.

I received this book from the publisher Revell to read and review.  I was not required to write a positive review. The opinions I have expressed are my own. I am disclosing this in accordance with the Federal Trade Commission’s 16 CFR, Part 55.


Lynette EasonLynette Eason is the bestselling author of several romantic suspense novels, including When the Smoke ClearsWhen a Heart Stops, and the Women of Justice series. She is a member of American Christian Fiction Writers and Romance Writers of America. Find out more at www.lynetteeason.com.

Couponing For The Rest Of Us, from Revell

Couponing for the Rest of Us

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About This Book

Shop savvy, save money, and still have a life!

Kasey Knight Trenum knows what it’s like firsthand. When her family’s finances were in a tailspin, she gritted her teeth and gave in to the need to save. In Couponing for the Rest of Us she shows you how she learned to save hundreds of dollars every month and offers time-saving tips and tricks you can easily implement in your busy life. You’ll discover

· where to find coupons for what your family eats
· how to reinvent your shopping strategy
· how to make grocery shopping less stressful-even fun!
· and much more

If you want to save money and time, this book is a gold mine.

“Prepare to be surprised by how easy it really is to slash your grocery budget by 50 to 70 percent consistently, week after week! Kasey takes you from start to finish using her uniquely simple strategies. You’ll go step-by-step, from collecting coupons to getting organized to understanding store policies and secrets for how to maximize your savings-just like a pro!”-Mary Hunt, personal finance expert and founder of Debt-Proof Living, author of 7 Money Rules for Life

Kasey Knight Trenum hosts Time 2 $ave / Time 2 Give, a frugal and couponing blog (www.time2saveworkshops.com), and conducts Time 2 $ave workshops frequently. Her weekly column can be read in Scripps newspapers nationwide, her work has been featured in Parademagazine and All You magazine, and she has been interviewed on HNL’s Making It in America and NPR’s All Things Considered. She has a personal passion for seeing women, men, and families find financial freedom, be empowered to improve their lives, and become purposeful givers. She and her husband and children live in Tennessee.

 

MY THOUGHTS ON THIS BOOK

Where do you find coupons for what your family eats? How can I reinvent my shopping strategy? And how can I make grocery shopping less stressful, and maybe even fun? How about reading Kasey Knight Trenum’s book Couponing For The Rest Of Us?

If you want to know everything there is to know about couponing, this is the book you need to have! There are so many tips and suggestions, some I have heard already, and some I’ve never thought of. And not all couponing is for everyone, but in Couponing For The Rest Of Us, you can learn how to choose what you want to use for coupons for. It’s all in this book. And I will say, couponing takes time, and some of it a lot of time, but saving money can be well worth it.

I highly recommend you pick up a copy of this book and learn how you can start saving money for yourself.

I received this book from the publisher Revell to read and review.  I was not required to write a positive review. The opinions I have expressed are my own. I am disclosing this in accordance with the Federal Trade Commission’s 16 CFR, Part 55.

 

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