This morning I have a review of Jodi Thomas’ Ransom Canyon, but first, Jodi dropped by the virtual offices with a special greeting for all of you!
Greeting from Jodi:
The idea for RANSOM CANYON came from living in the Texas Panhandle. I wanted to write about the real west of today. I wanted my people to be like the men and women I grew up with, honest and true. Not the cowboy on a book cover who has never been on a horse, but the cowboy who gets up at five to load his own horse and make it to the ranch before dawn. He doesn’t work by the hour, but by the day. Read more
Hope Ramsay dropped by the virtual offices to celebrate the release of Last Chance Hero! Find out what’s in her deadline survival kit.
Top 5 items in deadline survival kit by Hope Ramsay Read more
This morning I have a guest post and a giveaway for Emma Cane’s Ever After at Sweetheart Ranch. Enjoy!
Must Haves for a Romantic SWEETHEART RANCH Picnic
By Emma Cane, author of EVER AFTER AT SWEETHEART RANCH
By now you’ve seen the lovely cover of EVER AFTER AT SWEETHEART RANCH: those beautiful mountains of the Colorado Rockies, a ranch in the distance, and Lyndsay and Will sharing a picnic lunch. Lyndsay is a math teacher with a secret: she’s written a romance novel and accidentally based the hero on Will, a hard-working cowboy with a tragedy in his past. They deserve the lovely and serene moment depicted on the cover—dare I say it’s romantic? Well…looks can be deceiving. Let me tell you about the must-haves for a picnic on Will’s ranch. Read more
Don’t forget to enter for your chance to win One True Heart here
May Contain Spoilers
This is the first Harmony novel that I’ve read, and while I was a little worried about jumping on board so late in the series, I had absolutely no difficulty getting up to speed with the small Texas town. For a small place, a lot goes on in Harmony! There’s a mugging, sleuthing, a kidnapping, a rumored murder, and even a threat to national security! One True Heart was pure popcorn, and I enjoyed my visit. It was easy to get caught up in all of the activity, and the characters were a varied and likeable bunch. Read more
This morning I have a note from Jodi Thomas, as well as a giveaway for her latest release, One True Heart. This is Book 8 in the Harmony series, and I’ll have a review later this morning.
From Jodi Thomas:
Welcome to ONE TRUE HEART. Like waiting for fine chocolate, this book is one you will not want to miss. For me the story is always about the people and I loved writing this story. This one started at a real place I know well, the Amarillo airport where one night a man and a woman meet by accident. She’s exhausted and on crutches. He offers her a ride to Harmony. She’s a trained soldier and sees this professor type in glasses as no threat. Only, while she sleeps, he steals a kiss. Read more
May Contain Spoilers
After the smashing success of What a Bachelor Needs, I decided to give One Night with Her Bachelor a spin. Unfortunately, it didn’t work as well for me, because I didn’t find the hero very appealing. Yes, Gabriel is going through a rough patch, but, still, Dude, you have to bathe regularly. He lives in his grandfather’s cabin in the middle of woods, a good hike from civilization, and the thought of living without electricity does absolutely nothing for me. My idea of camping is checking into a Fairfield Inn, and that’s roughing it. So a guy without a job, the internet, furniture, or a way to charge a Kindle – yeah, that’s not happening. Read more
I have a Q & A with Grace Burrowes, Samantha Chase, Andrea Laurence, and Sharon Sala, as well as a giveaway for you enter. Enjoy!
What can you tell us about the small town setting of your new romance?
Samantha Chase (author of RETURN TO YOU): The south shore of Long Island had always been my heroine Selena’s home. Born and raised minutes from the beach, she always dreamed that it would be where she’d find love, raise a family and live happily ever after. The small coastal town really hadn’t been part of James Montgomery’s plan for his own life, after meeting Selena, it’s suddenly a very appealing part of his future. Read more
May Contain Spoilers
I wanted to read Last Chance Family for a few reasons. First, Charlene is a veterinarian. I love vet books. Probably because I wanted to vet, but silly me – I listened when adults said girls weren’t good at math and science (yes, I went to school a long time ago and had zero self-esteem). Second, Mike is suddenly forced to play the role of parent to his young niece. I enjoy the single parent/guardian trope, especially when said parent/guardian is overwhelmed with their new responsibilities. Mike is a gambler, he had an abusive and unhappy childhood, and he is blindsided by his duties taking care of Rainbow. So blindsided that he immediately determines that he needs to make the brother he hasn’t seen since he was five Rainbow’s new caretaker. Read more