Three Fabulous Freebies!!!

Grab these wonderful books for free while you can!

For fans of Contemporary Romance:

Dream With Me, Cowboy

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You can read my review for Dream With Me, Cowboy here.

And for fans of Historical Romance/Regency Romance/Mysteries:

Secrets and Sensibilities

Kindle     Nook

You can read my review for Secrets and Sensibilities here.

And another wonderful Contemporary Romance:

Then Came You

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You can read my review for Then Came You here.

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Review: Be My Love, Cowboy by Debra Clopton

Be My Love, CowboyBe My Love, Cowboy was an absolutely sweet and heartfelt story that left me with a warm and happy feeling upon reading the last words of the novel. It is the second book in the Texas Matchmakers series. It can be read as a stand alone, but also works so well to continue the matchmaking theme in Mule Hollow. It was fun to catch up with characters from book one.

Lilly and Cort were pretty much thrown together due to circumstances and a very ornery donkey! Samantha, the donkey, really was fun and added a good bit of humor to the story. I really felt for Lilly and Cort and some of the obstacles that they were up against. Because of their pasts and things that were out of their control, both Cort and Lilly wondered if there could possibly be hope for either of them to find love in the future. Their story was definitely one that grabbed me and didn’t let go!

If you are a fan of contemporary fiction, Be My Love, Cowboy is definitely a title I’d recommend.

(5 stars)

I received a complimentary copy of this book. All opinions are my own.

ABOUT THE BOOK:

Be My Love, CowboyFrom award-winning author Debra Clopton comes the Texas Matchmakers series—about three older women who set off a nationally advertised “Wives Wanted Campaign” to bring women to their small town of Mule Hollow to marry the lonesome cowboys. A far fetched idea that’s working—look out fellas, the women are coming one car at a time!

Eight months pregnant, stranded on a freezing winter night and in labor, loner Lilly Tipps has one hope and a prayer: her beloved little donkey Samantha. But is her desperate action enough to get the help she and her baby need?

The last thing horse trainer Cort Wells expects on the frozen Texas night is to be awakened by an icicle encrusted donkey with the ability to break and enter. He soon realizes his standoffish neighbor is in trouble but can he get to her in time?

A Grinch of a cowboy, a pregnant recluse, a depressed dog and a matchmaking donkey…it’s an unusual combination. But add a baby to the mix to bind them all together and life and love have a whole new forecast…sunny days are peeking over the horizon

Note: This book was previously published as And Baby Makes Five. This edition includes some fun extras.

Books in the TEXAS MATCHMAKERS series:
Book 1: Dream With Me, Cowboy
Book 2: Be My Love, Cowboy
Book 3: This Heart’s Your, Cowboy
Book 4: Hold Me, Cowboy
Book 5: Be Mine, Cowboy
Book 6: Marry Me, Cowboy
Book 7: Cherish Me, Cowboy
Book 8: Surprise Me, Cowboy
Book 9: Serenade Me, Cowboy
Book 10: Return To Me, Cowboy
Book 11: Love Me, Cowboy
Book 12: Ride With Me, Cowboy
Book 13: Dance With Me, Cowboy

Purchase your own copy here.

ABOUT THE AUTHOR:

Debra Clopton

Debra Clopton is a multi-award winning novelist and has written more than 22 novels. Along with writing, Debra helps her husband teach the youth at their local Cowboy Church. Debra’s goal is to shine a light toward God while she entertains readers with her words.

Connect with Debra: website, Twitter, Facebook

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Review: False Security by Elizabeth Goddard

False SecurityFalse Security is the third book in the Wilderness, Inc. series, yet it can be easily read as a stand alone. It is packed with danger, close calls, wilderness survival situations, and a love story that begins to rekindle when it seems that all hope may be lost.

I really liked the two main characters, Olivia and Zach. They had history together and their history was pretty heartbreaking. Their past love for each other added great tension to the story as they attempted to stay alive while searching for Olivia’s missing brother.

This novel had so many close calls and the danger stayed high all the way through the story! The author did a really good job of creating many struggles for the characters to work through while also building up the attraction between the two of them. I definitely recommend this book to those who enjoy romantic suspense.

(5 stars)

I received a complimentary copy of this book. All opinons are my own.

ABOUT THE BOOK:

False SecurityArriving at her secluded cabin to find her brother missing, Olivia Kendricks follows his trail into the woodsuntil two shooters take aim at her. She only escapes when ex-detective Zachary Long, her brother’s friendand Olivia’s first lovecomes to her rescue. Now as they run for their lives in the snowbound wilderness, they must search for her brother while figuring out why someone wants them dead. And though Zach’s police force training may be what will save them, it’s also what once drove them apart when he gave Olivia up to chase his dream. In a freezing landscape as deadly as it is beautiful, they’ll have to let go of the pastand face down powerful men willing to kill to keep secrets buried.

Purchase your own copy here.

ABOUT THE AUTHOR:

ElizabethGoddard

Elizabeth Goddard is an award-winning author of nineteen romance and romantic suspense novels, including the romantic mystery, The Camera Never Lies—winner of the prestigious Carol Award in 2011. After acquiring her computer science degree, she worked at a software firm before eventually retiring to raise her four children and become a professional writer. A member of several writing organizations, she judges numerous contests and mentors new writers. In addition to writing, she home schools her children and serves with her husband in ministry.

You can connect with Elizabeth on her website, her blog,Twitter, Facebook, Pinterest, and Goodreads.

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Review: Marrying Jonah by Amy Lillard

Marrying JonahWell, I have a new addition to my top favorite Amish books! Marrying Jonah was a truly wonderful story that was full of uncertainty, hope, heartache, confusion, and the possibility of a love growing out of not so perfect circumstances.

If you haven’t read the other books in the series, you will still be able to enjoy Marrying Jonah. If you have read the other books, especially Lorie’s Heart, then you will understand what Jonah has gone through.

I really felt for these two characters. Sarah and Jonah both had plenty of hurt and confusion that they were carrying around. This story walks gently through their relationship, exploring the delicate nature of their new marriage. I was really impressed with the way the author wove such complicated emotions into the novel. This is definitely a story I will be re-reading many times!

(5 stars)

I received a complimentary copy of this book. All thoughts and opinions are my own.

ABOUT THE BOOK:

Marrying JonahLife isn t always as simple as it seems for the Amish community of Wells Landing, Oklahoma. Neither is love. . .
“Everyone in town knows that Sarah Yoder is enamored with Jonah Miller, even though he s been with his girlfriend, Lorie, for years. But all that changes when Lorie runs off with another man. Inconsolable, his faith in love shattered, Jonah resists everyone s attempts to ease his pain until the unexpected happens one night.
Jonah is filled with confusion. Sarah is not the woman he yearns for, yet he asks for her hand in marriage, if only out of honor. Still, he worries, can they live in harmony if their vows are built on a lie? As Sarah seeks spiritual advice, Jonah tries to look toward the future and finally begins to see her for who she really is: A beautiful, strong-willed woman whose heart is pure and belief is true. But will it be too late for him to prove that he wants to be her husband?

Purchase your own copy here.

ABOUT THE AUTHOR:

Amy Lillard

 

Amy is an award winning author with more than thirty novels and novellas in print. She is a member of RWA, ACFW, NINC, and the Author’s Guild. She  loves to hear from readers. You can find her on her website, Facebook, Instagram, Google+, Twitter, Goodreads, and Pinterest.

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Review: When Tides Turn by Sarah Sundin

When Tides TurnI have enjoyed the entire Waves of Freedom series, and When Tides Turn is an excellent addition to it. If you have not read the series, I believe you can still enjoy When Tides Turn. However, I really liked catching up with the previous couples from books one and two in this story and seeing what was going on in their lives.

Tess was definitely not a favorite of mine when she appeared in the previous books, but I couldn’t help but love her in this novel! When Tides Turn is packed with interesting details about U Boats, Radar, the WAVES program, and life at sea during wartime. I loved it all! When Tides Turn had action, danger, suspense, and such a wonderful budding romance between Dan and Tess. These two characters seemed like opposites, yet truly were perfect for each other. Their story is one you don’t want to miss! I loved this book from start to finish.

(5 stars)

I received a complimentary copy of this book. All thoughts and opinions are my own.

ABOUT THE BOOK:

When Tides TurnThe last thing naval officer Dan Avery wants to see on his radar is glamour girl Quintessa Beaumont—even if she has joined the WAVES.

When fun-loving glamour girl Quintessa Beaumont learns the Navy has established the WAVES program for women, she enlists, determined to throw off her frivolous ways and contribute to the war effort. No-nonsense and hoping to make admiral, Lt. Dan Avery has been using his skills to fight German U-boats. The last thing he wants to see on his radar is a girl like Tess. For her part, Tess works hard to prove her worth in the Anti-Submarine Warfare Unit in Boston—both to her commanding officers and to the man with whom she is smitten. When Dan is assigned to a new escort carrier at the peak of the Battle of the Atlantic, he’s torn between his lifelong career goals and his desire to help Tess root out a possible spy on shore. The Germans put up quite a fight, but he wages a deeper battle within his heart. Could Tess be the one for him?

With precision and pizazz, fan favorite Sarah Sundin carries readers through the rough waters of love in a time when every action might have unforeseen world-changing consequences.

Purchase your own copy here.

ABOUT THE AUTHOR:

 

Sarah Sundin is the author of the Waves of Freedom series (Through Waters Deep, 2015, Anchor in the Storm, 2016, and When Tides Turn, March 2017), the Wings of the Nightingale series, and the Wings of Glory series, all from Revell. In addition she has a novella in Where Treetops Glisten (WaterBrook).

Her novel Through Waters Deep was a 2016 Carol Award Finalist, won the 2016 INSPY Award, and was named to Booklist’s “101 Best Romance Novels of the Last 10 Years.” Her novella “I’ll Be Home for Christmas” in Where Treetops Glisten was a finalist for the 2015 Carol Award. In 2014, On Distant Shores was a double finalist for the Golden Scroll Awards from both AWSA and the Christian Authors Network. In 2011, Sarah received the Writer of the Year Award at the Mount Hermon Christian Writers Conference.

A mother of three, Sarah lives in northern California, works on-call as a hospital pharmacist, and teaches Sunday school and women’s Bible studies. She enjoys speaking to community, church, and writers’ groups, and has been well received.

She belongs to American Christian Fiction Writers, Christian Authors Network, and Advanced Writers and Speakers Association.

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Review: Her Secret by Shelley Shepard Gray

Her SecretHer Secret is not your typical Amish story. With a heroine whose family has had to relocate because of a stalker, it was definitely not a story I had seen done before. It kept me turning the pages!

I really enjoyed this novel. I could feel Hannah’s nervousness as she went through her days, all due to the events from the past year. The story was full of secrets, frustations, anger, suspicions, and fears, yet had a beautiful romance that wove its way through the pages.

I thought the author did a very good job at showing how an Amish family might deal with this type of stalker situation. There were things they handled well and things they didn’t. It felt fresh and real. I definitely recommend it to fans of romantic suspense.

(4 stars)

I received a complimentary copy of this book. All opinions are my own.

About the book:

Her Secret
A suspenseful tale of a young Amish woman who is forced to move to a new town to escape a threatening stalker
After a stalker went too far, Hannah Hilty and her family had no choice but to leave the bustling Amish community where she grew up. Now she’s getting a fresh start in Hart County, Kentucky…if only she wasn’t too scared to take it. Hannah has become afraid to trust anyone-even Isaac, the friendly Amish man who lives next door. She wonders if she’ll ever return to the trusting, easy-going woman she once was.
For Isaac Troyer, the beautiful girl he teasingly called “The Recluse” confuses him like no other. When he learns of her past, he knows he’s misjudged her. However, he also understands the importance of being grateful for God’s gifts, and wonders if they will ever have anything in common. But as Hannah and Isaac slowly grow closer, they realize that there’s always more to someone than meets the eye.
Just as Hannah is finally settling into her new life, and perhaps finding a new love, more secrets are revealed and tragedy strikes. Now Hannah must decide if she should run again or dare to fight for the future she has found in Hart County.

About the author:
 
Shelley Shepard Gray is a New York Times and USA Today bestselling author, a finalist for the American Christian Fiction Writers prestigious Carol Award, and a two-time HOLT Medallion winner. 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.
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Review: Dream With Me, Cowboy by Debra Clopton

Dream With Me, CowboyThis story was fun and sweet, sassy and uplifting! I really liked the setting of Mule Hollow and the interaction between the various characters that were introduced. The story had a great small town feel and the chemistry between the two main characters was zinging along the pages!

Lacy and Clint were fun to read about, yet they both had events in their pasts that helped to shape who they were, both good and bad. This novel dove into that for both of them and looked at the heart of the issues they dealt with.

Dream With Me, Cowboy was charming and very enjoyable to read. I definitely recommend it to fans of contemporary romance.

(4 stars)

I received a complimentary copy of this book. All opinions are my own.

ABOUT THE BOOK:

Dream With Me, CowboyFrom award-winning author Debra Clopton comes the Texas Matchmakers series—about three older women who set off a nationally advertised “Wives Wanted Campaign” to bring women to their small town of Mule Hollow to marry the lonesome cowboys. A far fetched idea that’s working—look out fellas, the women are coming one car at a time!

Wacky hairstylist Lacy Brown is a whirlwind of trouble just waiting to happen when she drives into the dying Texas town and joins up with the matchmakers determined help all the lonesome single cowboys find wives. She has big dreams and a vision, but she’s not counting on a certain cowboy being the key to making her dreams come true.

To save a dying town it’ll take more than dreams and buckets of paint, it’ll take a whole lot of love…if she can just open her own heart to the possibility.

Note: This book was previously published as The Trouble With Lacy Brown. This edition includes some fun extras.

Books in the TEXAS MATCHMAKERS series:
Book 1: Dream With Me, Cowboy
Book 2: Be My Love, Cowboy
Book 3: This Heart’s Your, Cowboy
Book 4: Hold Me, Cowboy
Book 5: Be Mine, Cowboy
Book 6: Marry Me, Cowboy
Book 7: Cherish Me, Cowboy
Book 8: Surprise Me, Cowboy
Book 9: Serenade Me, Cowboy
Book 10: Return To Me, Cowboy
Book 11: Love Me, Cowboy
Book 12: Ride With Me, Cowboy
Book 13: Dance With Me, Cowboy

Purchase your own copy here for only $0.99 on Kindle.

ABOUT THE AUTHOR:

Debra Clopton

Debra Clopton is a multi-award winning novelist and has written more than 22 novels. Along with writing, Debra helps her husband teach the youth at their local Cowboy Church. Debra’s goal is to shine a light toward God while she entertains readers with her words.

Connect with Debra: website, Twitter, Facebook

 

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Review: Long Time Gone by Mary Connealy

Long Time GoneBefore you read Long Time Gone, make sure to read No Way Up and possibly the free prequel, The Boden Birthright. This series really needs to be read in order. Although the author does work hard to insert information about the former books in this novel, it will just be easier if you have already read the first book.

I struggled to connect with the characters in this book. Justin and Angie were likable enough, yet I simply felt like I was reading about their story, not really feeling it with them. I don’t know why I didn’t connect with them. Angie had a very interesting back story and it was touching when Justin truly learned what she had gone through.

There was lots of danger and western action in this novel, just as in book one. Overall, I enjoyed the story much more after the halfway mark, but still not as much as book one. I am, however, looking forward to the third book in the series and am curious to find out who is the mastermind behind all of the mayhem that has befallen the Boden family.

(3.5 stars)

I received a complimentary copy of this book. All opinions are my own.

ABOUT THE BOOK:

Long Time GoneThe Boden clan thought their troubles were over with the death of a dangerous enemy. But with new evidence on Cole’s shooting, Justin can’t deny that the plot to take their ranch was bigger than one man. While the doctor and his distractingly pretty assistant help Cole, Justin has to uncover the trail of a decades-old secret as danger closes in.

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ABOUT THE AUTHOR:

mary connealy

Mary Connealy writes fun and lively “romantic comedy with cowboys” for the inspirational market. She is the author of the successful Kincaid Brides, Lassoed in Texas, Montana Marriages, and Sophie’s Daughters series, and she has been a finalist for a Rita and Christy Award and a two time winner of the Carol Award. She lives on a ranch in eastern Nebraska with her husband, Ivan, and has four grown daughters.

Find Mary online: website, Facebook, Twitter

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Review: No Way Up by Mary Connealy

No Way UpNo Way Up was a fun start to a new series. Actually, there is a free prequel novella titled The Boden Birthright that introduces the ranch and background story. While you can enjoy No Way Up without having read the prequel, I personally really liked the prequel and have always enjoyed getting to know more about a series. You can find it free for both Kindle and Nook.

In No Way Up, I loved the sparks and connection between Sadie and Heath that started to fly early on in the book. They were both strong and fun characters and it was a blast to read their thoughts regarding Sadie’s brothers and see their responses to Cole and Justin needing to “protect” Sadie.

There was plenty of danger and wild west drama to keep fans of western fiction turning the pages to see what happened. The story wrapped up nicely while also making it clear that all was not necessarily resolved in regards to the safety of the Cimarron Ranch. It makes me anxious to read book two!

(4 stars)

ABOUT THE BOOK:

No Way UpWhen Cimarron ranch patriarch Chance Boden is caught in an avalanche, the quick actions of hired hand Heath Kincaid save him. Badly injured, Chance demands that his will be read and its conditions be enforced immediately.
Without anyone else to serve as a witness, Heath is pressed into reading the will. If Justin, Sadie, and Cole Boden don’t live and work at home for the entire year, the ranch will go to their low-down cousin Mike.
Then Heath discovers the avalanche was a murder attempt, and more danger might follow. Deeply involved with the family, Heath’s desire to protect Sadie goes far beyond friendship. The danger keeps them close together, and their feelings grow until being apart is the last thing on their minds.

Purchase your own copy here.

ABOUT THE AUTHOR:

 

mary connealy

Mary Connealy writes fun and lively “romantic comedy with cowboys” for the inspirational market. She is the author of the successful Kincaid Brides, Lassoed in Texas, Montana Marriages, and Sophie’s Daughters series, and she has been a finalist for a Rita and Christy Award and a two time winner of the Carol Award. She lives on a ranch in eastern Nebraska with her husband, Ivan, and has four grown daughters.

Find Mary online: website, Facebook, Twitter

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Review: Written in Love by Kathleen Fuller

Written in LoveWritten in Love is the first book in the new Amish Letters series by Kathleen Fuller. A portion of this story takes place in Birch Creek, so readers (like me) who loved the Amish of Birch Creek series will be happy to recognize the setting and a few familiar faces.

I really loved this book! The characters had heart. They were deep. They had issues that they were trying to work out and events from their pasts to overcome. I found both Phoebe and Jalon to be very likable characters, who sometimes still struggled to have faith that God had good plans for their lives.

The book began with letters exchanged between Jalon and Phoebe and that was such a fun way to get to know these two characters! The rest of the story kept me intrigued and I had trouble setting this novel down. There were a handful of side characters in this story and they were all fun to get to know, as well. I’m really looking forward to reading more books in this series.

(5 stars)

I received a complimentary copy of this book. All thoughts and opinions are my own.

ABOUT THE BOOK:

Written in LoveWhen a postal error creates pen pals of two young Amish people, can they put behind their past mistakes to see the bright future God has written for them?

Jalon Chupp has a past he isn’t proud to claim. He’s worked hard to overcome his youthful mistakes, and he has recommitted himself to his faith. When he receives a sweet note included in a piece of misdirected mail, he can’t help but write back. Soon, the letters he receives from Phoebe are the highlights of his days, and with a hopeful heart, he suggests they meet in person.

Phoebe, too, looks forward to every single one of Jalon’s letters. Living with her overbearing aunt, Phoebe doesn’t have too much to look forward to. But when Jalon suggests they meet, she panics—although she has shared some of the deepest longings of her heart with him, she hasn’t been entirely truthful about her past. But when Jalon shows up at her aunt’s doorstep, everything is revealed. And she can only pray he’ll forgive her for holding back the truth.

In order to reach beyond the errors of their pasts, both Phoebe and Jalon must put their faith in something—or Someone—bigger than either of them could pen.

Purchase your own copy here.

ABOUT THE AUTHOR:

Kathleen Fuller

Kathleen Fuller is the author of several bestselling novels, including A Man of His Word and Treasuring Emma, as well as a middle-grade Amish series, The Mysteries of Middlefield. Website: www.kathleenfuller.com Twitter: @TheKatJam Facebook: Author Kathleen Fuller.

 

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