Mars . . . with Venus Rising
by Hope Toler Dougherty
Mars . . . with Venus Rising (Pelican Book Group, August 2015)
A meddling horse, paper bag floors and a flying saucer on the town square. The little town of Mars has it all—including a brand new resident who might spell heartache for one of its own.
Twenty-something Penn Davenport yearns for an exciting life in the big city and wants to shed the label of orphan that she’s worn for years. To achieve that dream, she must pass the CPA exam then move away from the two aunts who reared her after her parents died in a plane crash.
When John Townsend—full of life and the joy of living—moves to town, he rattles Penn’s view of herself, her life, and her dreams…which isn’t such a bad thing until she falls for him and discovers he’s a pilot.
MY THOUGHTS ON THIS BOOK
Penn Davenport’s goal in life is to be a CPA and live the big city life. At the time, she is living with the two aunts that have raised her since her parents died in a plane crash. Then John Townsend arrives in town, causing a lot of questions Penn hadn’t thought about before. And then she finds out that he is a pilot. So much attraction, yet such different people.
Mars . . . with Venus Rising is a wonderful entertaining and light read. This is one of those books you can read in a day. Penn’s aunt’s were a hoot! With those two, the story was full of humor! And determined to do anything they could to make sure Penn and John spent time together. It was when several twists and turns happened that Penn’s view on life begin to change. Was it really important to live in a big city with a big job? Or could Penn be happier in the little town she grew up in. This is a beautiful story, one that will give you several hours of enjoyment. Check out Mars . . . with Venus Rising. You will not be disappointed!
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.
Hope Toler Dougherty
Hope Toler Dougherty holds a Master’s degree in English and taught at East Carolina University as well as York Technical College. A member of ACFW, RWA and SinC, she writes for Almost an Author. Before writing novels, she published non-fiction articles on topics ranging from gardening with children to writing apprehension. She cheers for the Pittsburgh Steelers, ACC basketball, and Army West Point Football. Hope and her husband, Kevin, live in North Carolina and chat with their two daughters and twin sons through ooVoo.
AND NOW THE GIVEAWAY
Travel to the small town of Mars, where you’ll find a meddling horse, paper bag floors, and a flying saucer on the town square—in Hope Toler Dougherty’s book, Mars . . . with Venus Rising. Penn Davenport dreams of passing the CPA exam and moving away from the two aunts who reared her after her parents died in a plane crash. When John Townsend—full of life and the joy of living—moves to town, he rattles Penn’s view of herself, her life, and her dreams . . . which isn’t such a bad thing until she falls for him and discovers he’s a pilot.
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