Tuesday, April 30, 2019

Showcase Highland Crown by May McGoldrick

Highland Crown is a brand new series debut by Nikoo & Jim McGoldrick a husband and wife author team that Library Journal calls "well-written trip through a fictional Scottish landscape" and Fresh Fiction says "a steamy romance that is sure to tug at your heart" Sounds like a historical winner to me.

ISBN-13: 9781250314987
Publisher: St. Martin's Press
Release Date:4-30-2019
Length: 300pp
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Scottish pride, persuasion, and passion—this is Highland romance at its breathtaking best. From USA Today bestselling author May McGoldrick comes Highland Crown, the first book in the Royal Highlanderseries.

Inverness, 1820
Perched on the North Sea, this port town—by turns legendary and mythological—is a place where Highland rebels and English authorities clash in a mortal struggle for survival and dominance. Among the fray is a lovely young widow who possesses rare and special gifts.
WANTED: Isabella Drummond
A true beauty and trained physician, Isabella has inspired longing and mystery—and fury—in a great many men. Hunted by both the British government and Scottish rebels, she came to the Highlands in search of survival. But a dying ship’s captain will steer her fate into even stormier waters. . .and her heart into flames.
FOUND: Cinaed Mackintosh
Cast from his home as a child, Cinaed is a fierce soul whose allegiance is only to himself. . . until Isabella saved his life—and added more risk to her own. Now, the only way Cinaed can keep her safe is to seek refuge at Dalmigavie Castle, the Mackintosh family seat. But when the scandalous truth of his past comes out, any chance of Cinaed having a bright future with Isabella is thrown into complete darkness. What will these two ill-fated lovers have to sacrifice to be together…for eternity?

Monday, April 29, 2019

Showcase The View from Almeda Island by Robin Carr

Like many of you I fell in love with Robyn Carr reading her Virgin River series, since then I've loved her other series and her stand alone titles too. The View From Almeda Island is her latest stand alone and I'm sure when you find out more about it you'll want to read it just like I do.

ISBN-13: 9780778369790
Publisher: Mira
Release Date: 4-30-2019
Length: 336pp
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A poignant and powerful story about how one woman’s best intentions lead to the worst of situations, and how love helps her to heal and ultimately triumph.

From the outside looking in, Lauren Delaney has a life to envy—a successful career, a solid marriage to a prominent surgeon and two beautiful daughters who are off to good colleges. But on her twenty-fourth wedding anniversary Lauren makes a decision that will change everything.

Lauren won’t pretend things are perfect anymore. She defies the controlling husband who has privately mistreated her throughout their marriage and files for divorce. And as she starts her new life, she meets a kindred spirit—a man who is also struggling with the decision to end his unhappy marriage.

But Lauren’s husband wants his “perfect” life back and his actions are shocking. Facing an uncertain future, Lauren discovers an inner strength she didn’t know she had as she fights for the love and happiness she deserves.

Friday, April 26, 2019

Sophia Rose Reviews - Season of the Fox by Denise Domning

Today I'm once again setting the blog in the very capable reviewing hands of my friend and fantastic reviewer, Sophia Rose. Today she's got an audio review of a historical mystery. 
Take it away Sophia Rose!

Season of the Fox by Denise Domning, Narrated by Gildart Jackson
#2 Servant of the Crown mystery
Historical Mystery
Publisher:  Tantor Audio
Published: 3.26.19
Rating: 5
Narrator Rating: 5
Format: MP3
Source:  Tantor Audio
Sellers:  Amazon - Audible - Barnes & Noble
Add to: Goodreads



A wealthy merchant has been murdered in his own home, and the suspect has fled to sanctuary in a local church. Enter Sir Faucon de Ramis, the king's new Servant of the Crown in the shire, to solve the murder, assisted by his prickly secretary, Brother Edmund. As Faucon begins his hunt, the shire's the new Crowner finds himself in the upside down world of a woman's trade. Not only does the merchant's wife own the business-Unheard of! -the suspect is the daughter's betrothed, or so the town believes. But what about the bloody shoe prints and missing tally sticks at the scene, and what does the sheriff have to gain?

Thursday, April 25, 2019

April 2019 Harlequin Special Edition Showcase + review for Guarding His Fortune by Stella Bagwell

Welcome to the April 2019 Harlequin Special Edition series showcase. This month you'll find lawmen and ranchers and cowboys nannys and heiresses from the SE and you'll always be assured of that all elusive HEA. Enjoy the six April offerings plus my review of Guarding His Fortune part of the Fortunes of Texas long running series.

Wednesday, April 24, 2019

Showcase Acts of Infidelity by Lena Andersson

The fantastic indie press OtherPress is fast becoming one of my favorite publishers with such a wide array of offerings there is always something for everyone and Acts of Infidelity is high on my TBR shelf.

ISBN-13: 978-1-59051-904-2
Publisher: Other Press
By Lena Andersen
Translated from Swedish by Saskia Vogel
Release Date: 4-23-2019
Length: 336pp
Buy It: Amazon/B&N/Kobo/IndieBound
Like diving into the mind of a brilliant, infuriating friend, this novel dissects the experience of “the other woman” with tremendous wit and insight.

When Ester Nilsson meets the actor Olof Sten, she falls madly in love. Olof makes no secret of being married, but he and Ester nevertheless start to meet regularly and begin a strange dance of courtship. Olof insists he doesn’t plan to leave his wife, but he doesn’t object to this new situation either…it’s far too much fun.

Ester, on the other hand, is convinced that things might change. But as their relationship continues over repeated summers apart, and winters full of heated meetings in bars, she is forced to realize the truth: Ester Nilsson has become a mistress.

Ester’s and Olof’s entanglements and arguments are the stuff of relationship nightmares. Cutting, often cruel, and written with piercing humor, Acts of Infidelity is clever, painful, maddening, but most of all perfectly, precisely true.

Tuesday, April 23, 2019

Review The Summer Cottage by Viola Shipman

After reading The Recipe Box by Viola Shipman I was so moved by the story that a special recipe box made its way under the Christmas tree filled with heirloom recipes from family and friends for my daughter's special gift from me. So its a no brainer for me to want to feature Shipman's latest so read my review and learn a bit about the book and the author.

ISBN-13: 9781525834233
Publisher: Graydon House
Release Date: 4-23-2019
Length: 416pp
Source: Publisher(review to come)
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Add to: Goodreads


From the bestselling author of The Charm Bracelet and The Recipe Boxcomes the perfect summer escape about the restorative power of family tradition, small-town community and the feel of sand between your toes
Adie Lou Kruger’s ex never understood her affection for what her parents called their Cozy Cottage, the charming, ramshackle summer home—complete with its own set of rules for relaxing—that she’s inherited on Lake Michigan. But despite the fact she’s facing a broken marriage and empty nest, and middle age is looming in the distance, memories of happy childhoods on the beach give her reason for hope. She’s determined not to let her husband’s affair with a grad student reduce her to a cliché, or to waste one more minute in a career she doesn’t love, so it becomes clear what Adie Lou must do: rebuild her life and restore her cottage shingle by shingle, on her terms.

But converting the beloved, weather-beaten structure into a bed-and-breakfast isn’t quite the efficient home-reno experience she’s seen on TV. Pushback from Saugatuck’s contentious preservation society, costly surprises and demanding guests were not part of the plan. But as the cottage comes back to life, Adie Lou does, too, finding support in unexpected places and a new love story on the horizon. One cottage rule at a time, Adie Lou reclaims her own strength, history and joy by rediscovering the magic in every sunset and sandcastle.

Monday, April 22, 2019

Showcase - Angel in the Fog by TJ Turner

A few years ago I was turned on to TJ Turner's debut novel, Lincoln's Bodyguard, it was a fabulous alternate history about Abraham Lincoln being saved from an assassin's bullet. Angel in the Fog is book three in this series. My copy is high on the shelf so be on the lookout for my review.
Also TJ is a decorated Air Force reservist who have served multiple tours in Afghanistan

Thank you for your service TJ!

ISBN-13: 978-1608092413
Publisher: Oceanview Publishing
Release Date: 4-2-2019
Length: 384pp
Buy it: Amazon/B&N/IndieBound



Perfect for fans of espionage thrillers, historical fiction, and indefatigable female protagonists.
Molly Ferguson's comfortable life unravels when her Louisiana home is burned to the ground, her family murdered, and she is enslaved in a Baltimore brothel. Amidst the threat of the Civil War, Molly learns of secessionist plans to assassinate President-elect Abraham Lincoln as he makes his way to Washington for his inauguration. She's manages to pass this information to a Pinkerton agent posing as a client. Impressed with her fortitude and intelligence, the Pinkerton Agency arranges for Molly's freedom and brings her under the tutelage of Mrs. Kate Warne, America's first female detective. After they save Mr. Lincoln in Baltimore, Molly is sent by the Pinkerton Agency into the Deep South—where the Civil War now rages—a spy behind enemy lines.

Friday, April 19, 2019

Audible Review The Bloom Girls by Emily Cavanagh Narrated by Emily Sutton Smith

A few months ago I got This Bright Beauty by Emily Cavanagh on sale and was so impressed that I bought the audible edition of The Bloom Girls when I saw it on sale too, how could I not when Emily is quickly becoming a fave of mine.

    The Bloom Girls

By: Emily Cavanagh
Narrated by: Emily Sutton-Smith
Length: 8 hrs and 11 mins
Unabridged Audiobook
Release date: 03-14-17
Language: English
Publisher: Brilliance Audio


Thursday, April 18, 2019

Macmillan Audio Review of The Path Made Clear written and narrated by: Oprah Winfrey

So like every weekday morning I'm watching Gail King, Norah O'Donnell and John Dickerson on CBS this morning and I see Gail interviewing her bestie Oprah Winfrey about her brand new book so while I'm watching the interview my fingers are flying to see who it's published by and see it's Macmillan and there it is on my April Macmillan Audio review offerings. Kismet!
Every once in a while there comes a book that's life changing, this is that book.
If you know someone graduating from high school or college this is the perfect gift.

    The Path Made Clear

Everyone has a purpose. And, according to Oprah Winfrey, “Your real job in life is to figure out as soon as possible what that is, who you are meant to be, and begin to honor your calling in the best way possible.”

Wednesday, April 17, 2019

Audible Review - Come From Away by Genevieve Graham narrated by Michelle Ferguson

I reviewed the print edition of Come From Away for RT Magazine back in 2018 when it was first published and I absolutely loved it. First its my favorite time period and second I've come to adore the historical novels of Genevieve where she mixes real Canadian history with unforgettable stories. So when she offered me an audible review copy I jumped at the chance.

Come from Away
    A Novel of the Second World War


From the best-selling author of Tides of Honour and Promises to Keep comes a poignant novel about a young couple caught on opposite sides of the Second World War.

In the fall of 1939, Grace Baker’s three brothers, sharp and proud in their uniforms, board Canadian ships headed for a faraway war. Grace stays behind, tending to the homefront and the general store that helps keep her small Nova Scotian community running. The war, everyone says, will be over before it starts. But three years later, the fighting rages on and rumors swirl about “wolf packs” of German U-Boats lurking in the deep waters along the shores of East Jeddore, a stone’s throw from Grace’s window. As the harsh realities of war come closer to home, Grace buries herself in her work at the store.

Then, one day, a handsome stranger ventures into the store. He claims to be a trapper come from away, and as Grace gets to know him, she becomes enamored by his gentle smile and thoughtful ways. But after several weeks, she discovers that Rudi, her mysterious visitor, is not the lonely outsider he appears to be. He is someone else entirely - someone not to be trusted. When a shocking truth about her family forces Grace to question everything she has so strongly believed, she realizes that she and Rudi have more in common than she had thought. And if Grace is to have a chance at love, she must not only choose a side, but take a stand.

Come from Away is a mesmerizing story of love, shifting allegiances, and second chances, set against the tumultuous years of the Second World War.

Tuesday, April 16, 2019

Showcase - Bakhita A Novel of the Saint of Sudan by Véronique Olmi translated from the French by Adriana Hunter

Today I have yet another fantastic offering from my new best Indie Press Friends at Other Press. This story was inspired by the true story of a former slave who became a saint. My copy is patiently sitting on my desk and I can't wait to read it!

ISBN-13: 978-1590519776
Publisher: Other Press
Release Date: 4-16-2019
Length: 384
Buy It: Amazon/B&N/Kobo/IndieBound
Inspired by the true story of a former slave who became a saint, this poignant novel explores how a human being can survive the obliteration of her identity, and how kindness and generosity can be born out of profound trauma.

She recalls little of her childhood, not even her own name. She was barely seven years old when she was snatched by slave raiders from her village in the Darfur region of southern Sudan. In a cruel twist, they gave her the name that she will carry for the rest of her life: Bakhita, “the Lucky One” in Arabic. Sold and resold along the slave trade routes, Bakhita endures years of unspeakable abuse and terror. At age thirteen, at last, her life takes a turn when the Italian consul in Khartoum purchases her. A few years later, as chaos engulfs the capital, the consul returns to Italy, taking Bakhita with him. In this new land, another long and arduous journey begins–one that leads her onto a spiritual path for which she is still revered today.

With rich, evocative language, Véronique Olmi immerses the reader in Bakhita’s world–her unfathomable resilience, her stubborn desire to live, and her ability to turn toward the pain of others in spite of the terrible sufferings that she too must endure.

Monday, April 15, 2019

Review - Stone Cold Heart - Laura Griffin

When you say Romantic Suspense I say Laura Griffin and her fantastic Tracers series, set in her home state of Texas and features the forensic heroes and heroines that work at the world renowned Delphi Center.
A little background on the Tracers:

The Tracers: An elite cadre of forensic investigators who use trace–often microscopic–evidence to solve crimes. Detectives look to the Tracers for help when traditional law enforcement agencies aren’t up to the job. Mia Voss and other Tracers at the Delphi Center use cutting-edge forensic techniques to help their clients unravel even the most confounding mysteries.
Stone Cold Heart is #13 in this fabulous series and what's really fabulous is they all can be read as stand alone novels.

ISBN-13: 9781501162404
Publisher: Gallery Books (Simon & Schuster)
Release Date: 3-26-2019
Length: 384pp
Series Tracers #13
Source: Author/Publisher for Review
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New York Times bestselling author Laura Griffin “delivers another top-notch thriller” (RT Book Reviews) in her beloved Tracers series, about a leading forensic anthropologist who uncovers eerie clues in a high-stakes case that threatens to deliver her to the doorstep of a cold-blooded murderer.

When local rock climbers stumble upon abandoned human bones in a remote Texas gorge, Sara Lockhart is the first to get the call. She has a reputation as one of the nation’s top forensic anthropologists, and police detective Nolan Hess knows she is just the expert he needs to help unravel this case. Although evidence is scarce, Nolan suspects the bones belong to a teenage climber who vanished last summer.

But as Sara unearths strange clues, she finds chilling similarities to a case from her past—a case that now threatens to rock Nolan’s community. While Sara digs deep for answers, the stakes rise higher as another young woman disappears without a trace. Investigators work against the clock as Sara races to discover the truth, even if her harrowing search brings her face to face with a stone-cold killer.

Friday, April 12, 2019

Audible Review The Savior by JR Ward

The Warden's Black Dagger Brotherhood series audible edition is an auto-buy for me between her fantastic storytelling and Jim Frangione's amazing narration. Her latest, The Savior, features a former brother who was ousted over twenty years ago.
If you haven't read this series and you're a lover of Paranormal Romance you're missing out on one heck of a series.

The Savior

The Black Dagger Brotherhood, Book 17

By: J. R. Ward
Narrated by: Jim Frangione

Length: 15 hrs and 45 mins
Unabridged Audiobook
Release date: 04-02-19
Language: English
Publisher: Simon & Schuster Audio

Thursday, April 11, 2019

#GIVEAWAY Review One Summer in Paris by Sarah Morgan

You know there are just some authors whose writings just never let you go where the characters stay with you months and years after the book(s) end and for me Sarah Morgan is one of those really special storytellers and her latest is perhaps my favorite yet and definitely a must read for all lovers of women's fiction.
Sarah's fabulous publisher that makes the world go round, Harlequin is sponsoring a giveaway, details below.

Publisher: Harlequin
Release Date: 4-9-2019
Length: 384 pp
Source: Publisher/Netgalley for review
Buy It: Amazon/B&N/Kobo/IndieBound/Audible



“Morgan is a masterful storyteller... For fans of Jojo Moyes, Taylor Jenkins Reid, and Stacey Ballis”

-Booklist Review on One Summer in Paris

USA TODAY bestselling author Sarah Morgan returns with this heartwarming novel about the power of friendship, love and what happens when an ending is just the beginning…

To celebrate their twenty-fifth wedding anniversary, Grace has planned the surprise of a lifetime for her husband—a romantic getaway to Paris. But she never expected he’d have a surprise of his own: he wants a divorce. Reeling from the shock but refusing to be broken, a devastated Grace makes the bold decision to go to Paris alone.

Audrey, a young woman from London, has left behind a heartache of her own when she arrives in Paris. A job in a bookshop is her ticket to freedom, but with no money and no knowledge of the French language, suddenly a summer spent wandering the cobbled streets alone seems much more likely…until she meets Grace, and everything changes.

Grace can’t believe how daring Audrey is. Audrey can’t believe how cautious newly single Grace is. Living in neighboring apartments above the bookshop, this unlikely pair offer each other just what they’ve both been missing. They came to Paris to find themselves, but finding this unbreakable friendship might be the best thing that’s ever happened to them…

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Wednesday, April 10, 2019

#Giveaway Bad Pick by Linda Lovely A Partners in Crime virtual tour

Bad Pick

by Linda Lovely

on Tour April 1-May 31, 2019


Vegan Brie Hooker lives and works with her feisty Aunt Eva at Udderly Kidding Dairy, a hop, skip, and jump away from South Carolina’s Clemson University. Brie’s fun farm outreach attempt backfires when religious extremists decide goat yoga is a form of devil worship. Believing one of the zealots might be persuaded to see reason, Brie’s free-wheeling friend Mollye convinces her they should call on the young woman. Big mistake.

Picketers at Udderly’s gates soon become the least of Brie’s troubles. Not only is she accused of murder, she worries the death might actually be her fault. Danger mounts when an old family friend’s visit ensnares Brie in a high-stakes feud between a U.S. Supreme Court nominee and the woman determined to expose his secrets. In her personal life, Brie’s still torn between the town’s two most eligible bachelors. While she’s edging toward a decision, she must first survive a cunning killer adept at crafting murders that look like tragic accidents. Will Brie be another “accident” victim? Pay a visit to Udderly Kidding Dairy and find out!

Tuesday, April 9, 2019

BookTrib Game of Thrones #GIVEAWAY

OK all you die hard Game of Thrones fans quit biting your nails the final season starts April 14th!! To celebrate BookTrib is sponsoring a #Giveaway 
Excited yet? I bet you are
Here are the deets!!

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 BookTrib is preparing for the final season of Game of Thrones with the ultimate giveaway. Enter to win a SIGNED copy of the first book in this epic series, A Game of Thrones. We'll also throw in a copy of Nightflyers! 

U.S. entries only. 

Showcase - France in the World a new global history - Edited by Patrick Boucheron English edition edited by Stéphane Gerson

I'm pleased to bring you an eye opening fresh historical reimagining that offers a timely retort to a moment in which national identity around the world is at risk of being conveyed in exclusionary, propaganda-strewn terms.

ISBN-13: 978-1-59051-941-7
Publisher: Other Press
Release Date: 4-9-2019
Length: 992pp
Buy It: Amazon/B&N/Kobo/IndieBound
About the book:
A fresh, provocative history that renews our understanding of France in the world through short, intriguing articles ranging from prehistoric frescoes to Coco Chanel to the terrorist attacks of 2015.

Bringing together an impressive group of established and up-and-coming historians, this bestselling history conceives of France not as a fixed, rooted entity, but instead as a place and an idea in flux, moving beyond all borders and frontiers, shaped by exchanges and mixtures. Presented in chronological order from 34,000 BC to 2015, each chapter covers a significant year from its own particular angle—the marriage of a Viking leader to a Carolingian princess proposed by Charles the Fat in 882, the Persian embassy to the court of Louis XIV in 1715, the Chilean coup d’état against President Salvador Allende in 1973 that mobilized a generation of French left-wing activists.

France in the World combines the intellectual rigor of an academic work with the liveliness and readability of popular history. With a brand-new introduction aimed at an international audience, this English- language edition will be an essential resource for Francophiles and scholars alike.

Monday, April 8, 2019

Showcase - Boy Swallows Universe by Trent Dalton

When this book passed over my desk the cover peaked my interest but it was what the publisher said that made me want to sink my teeth into it. 
"Dear Reader Once in a publishing blue moon a novel comes along which stakes out out a very special space for itself. It's usually non-conformist and brave. It breaks the usual templates and creates new rules. And it's usually a major bestseller. Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance, The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night Time, Everything is Illuminated and A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius all take a place on this short but powerful list. 
Boy Swallows Universe, Trent Dalton's debut novel, falls into this hallowed canon. it's moving, brilliant, quirky, funny, haunting and opens up new horizons..."

Yeah WOW is right

ISBN-13: 9780062898104
Publisher: Harper
Release Date: 4-2-2019
Length: 464
Source: Publisher - Review to come
Buy It: Amazon/ B&N/Kobo/IndieBound/Audible


An utterly wonderful debut novel of love, crime, magic, fate and a boy’s coming of age, set in 1980s Australia and infused with the originality, charm, pathos, and heart of Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close and The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time.

The mind can take you anywhere you want to go
Eli Bell’s life is complicated. His father is lost, his mother is in jail, and his stepdad is a heroin dealer. The most steadfast adult in Eli’s life is Slim—a notorious felon and national record-holder for successful prison escapes—who watches over Eli and August, his silent genius of an older brother.
Exiled far from the rest of the world in Darra, a seedy suburb populated by Polish and Vietnamese refugees, this twelve-year-old boy with an old soul and an adult mind is just trying to follow his heart, learn what it takes to be a good man, and train for a glamorous career in journalism. Life, however, insists on throwing obstacles in Eli’s path—most notably Tytus Broz, Brisbane’s legendary drug dealer.
But the real trouble lies ahead. Eli is about to fall in love, face off against truly bad guys, and fight to save his mother from a certain doom—all before starting high school.
A story of brotherhood, true love, family, and the most unlikely of friendships, Boy Swallows Universe is the tale of an adolescent boy on the cusp of discovering the man he will be. Powerful and kinetic, Trent Dalton’s debut is sure to be one of the most heartbreaking, joyous and exhilarating novels you will experience.

Friday, April 5, 2019

Review Stone Bridges by Carla Neggers Swift River Valley #9

Carla Neggers is another long time favorite of mine as is her fantastic long running Swift River Valley series. I love also that although the location of Knight's Bridge is fictional it's based on the town she grew up in. I loved this installation and if you're a fan of this series I know you will too.

ISBN-13: 9780778351276
Publisher: Mira
Release Date: 3-26-2019
Length: 384pp
Swift River Valley #9
Source: Publisher (Netgalley) for review
Buy It: Amazon/B&N/Kobo/IndieBound/Audible


New York Times bestselling author Carla Neggers has captivated readers with Knights Bridge—a scenic New England town where families and friends experience joy and face challenges together. With its world of inns, old houses, wonderful, quirky characters, romance and adventure, it’s a town you won’t want to leave.

Thursday, April 4, 2019

Audible Review The Tuscan Child by Rhys Bowen

Today I'm reviewing the audio version of The Tuscan Child by Rhys Bowen a 1973 mystery that starts in Tuscany during the last days of WWII.  It's my first experience with this talented bestselling author but after listening to this novel I've already bought another.

The Tuscan Child

By: Rhys Bowen
Narrated by: Jonathan Keeble, Katy Sobey
Length: 10 hrs and 9 mins
Unabridged Audiobook
Release date: 02-20-18
Language: English
Publisher: Audible Studios


Click HERE to listen to a sample

From New York Times best-selling author Rhys Bowen comes a haunting novel about a woman who braves her father's hidden past to discover his secrets....

Wednesday, April 3, 2019

# GIVEAWAY Review-Blood Binds By Donna Augustine Wyrd Blood #3

Wow Today is special because I'm reviewing book three in fave Donna Augustine's Wyrd Blood series, Blood Binds, the perfect finish to the Bugs and Ryker story. I'm also reposting Donna's character interview of Bugs from book 1 and if that's not enough she's sponsoring a FAB #Giveaway of the entire series. See below for details.

ISBN-13: 978-1945946073
Publisher: Strong Hold Publishing
Release Date: 2-16-2019
Length: 308 pp
Source: Author for review
Buy It: Amazon/IndieBound


Ryker calls it an accident. I call it another betrayal. He didn't want me to leave but didn't fight to keep me by his side. Wronged magically and devastated emotionally, I exile myself to another country, Dorley. Now I perform tricks under a tent, my mystical gifts a common sideshow. Just as I’m accepting my self-inflicted fate, Ryker makes a move that forces me back to the Valley. But an ancient evil is stirring and follows me. With magical stones disappearing, the power I possess within makes me a target. Old hurts have to be put aside and enemies must unite or an evil strong enough to destroy us all will be unleashed.

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Tuesday, April 2, 2019

Gimme Some Sugar by Molly Harper Blog Tour sponsored by Gallery Books an Imprint of Simon & Schuster

Today is my stop on the Gimme Some Sugar by Molly Harper blog tour sponsored by Simon & Schuster.

Book details
By Molly Harper
The Southern Eclectic series
On sale April 2, 2019
Trade Paperback • Price: $16.00 • ISBN: 9781501151354
eBook • Price: $9.99 • ISBN: 9781501151378


Book description
Lucy Brewer would never have guessed that her best friend, Duffy McCready (of McCready’s Bait Shop & Funeral Home) has been in love with her since they were kids. Fear of rejection and his own romantic complications prevented Duffy from confessing his true feelings in high school, so he stood by and watched her wed Wayne Bowman right after high school. Wayne had always been a cheapskate, so it comes as no surprise when he suffers a fatal accident while fixing his own truck.

Even as her family and friends invade Lucy’s life and insist that the new widow is too fragile to do much beyond weeping, Lucy is ashamed to admit that life without Wayne is easier, less complicated. After all, no one knew what a relentless, soul-grinding trudge marriage to Wayne had been. Only Duffy can tell she’s hiding something.

In need of a fresh start, Lucy asks Duffy to put his cabinet-building skills to use, transforming the town's meat shop into a bake shop. As the bakery takes shape, Lucy and Duffy discover the spark that pulled them together so many years ago. Could this finally be the second chance he’s always hoped for?