Temporary Hiatus

Hello to loyal site visitors—those who have been following my various iterations since 2006, and those who’ve just joined in… I have decided I need to take a much needed health hiatus, and I’m hoping it will be temporary. Nothing life threatening, but I am having significant issues with my eyesight and energy levels. I’m going to take a few weeks to heal and evaluate […]

December 13, 2021 / 1 Comment
Maplebrook Bridge by Jennifer Griffith

Maplebrook Bridge by Jennifer Griffith

Nothing is more romantic than falling in love on a covered bridge. I have the bridge, but my handsome hero has left the building. Boston financial district star Emily England has never forgotten her teenage dream of romance on a bridge. When a covered bridge comes up for sale in rural Vermont, she jumps at the chance to buy it—who cares what it costs? She’s […]

December 3, 2021 / 1 Comment
Trick Play by Brittney Mulliner

Trick Play by Brittney Mulliner

Rule #2: Don’t make the same mistake twice. We all do things we regret when we’re young and stupid. At least, that’s what Ethan tells himself to be able to look Kennedy in the eyes. He broke her heart, but that was years ago. She couldn’t possibly still be harboring hatred, right? Kennedy has a few months left of school before she can leave this […]

December 2, 2021 / 0 Comments
Mountains and Mistletoe by  M.K. Dymock

Mountains and Mistletoe by M.K. Dymock

Nia doesn’t believe in dating a guy more than three times, and Darius is out of the dating game for good. Ski pro Nia Pearson never spends more than three months in any given town and never goes on more than three dates with any guy. But with her mom being sick, she’s stuck in Harvest Ranch working at its tiny resort for an interminable […]

December 2, 2021 / 1 Comment
Swiss Mistletoe and Macarons by Amey Zeigler

Swiss Mistletoe and Macarons by Amey Zeigler

Baking enthusiast Livi Hanson never misses Jean-Marc’s online videos. Hoping to save money for pastry school, she agrees to nanny over Christmas break in Switzerland for generous overtime pay. To expand his audience, pastry chef and internet star Jean-Marc Dobrinsky scores a contract for a network TV slot with one caveat: he needs an attractive co-host who equals him in the kitchen. When she’s invited […]

December 1, 2021 / 0 Comments
Egg Nog by Josi Avari

Egg Nog by Josi Avari

Hens and homicides in a cozy slice of paradise. Christmas in Hawaii with chickens! Maika’i, Hawaii, might not have snow, but there’s plenty of Christmas Spirit as the whole town makes ornaments for the big contest at the Christmas Eve party. Saffron has concocted a delicious Egg Nog to share, Christmas Malasada flavors are back, and everyone is decking the halls. But a sneaky Santa […]

December 1, 2021 / 0 Comments
Sprout: The Seed by Carolyn Twede Frank

Sprout: The Seed by Carolyn Twede Frank

Twelve-year-old Pete finds a giant seed in the forest and sprouts himself a baby brother–who ends up having super powers. A geek, and proud of it, Pete is determined to win the school science fair in an effort to convince his sports-enthusiast dad into accepting science as a worthwhile endeavor and for once be proud of Pete. Upon discovering a giant seed in the forest, […]

December 1, 2021 / 0 Comments
Win These Books! December 2021

Win These Books! December 2021

We’re giving away six awesome books! It’s easy to enter to win. Scroll down to the Rafflecopter form at the bottom of this post to find out how. Death of an Earl by G.G. Vandagriff Prize Format: Print (U.S. only) OR eBook Content Rating: Mild+ When the Earl of Severn is murdered, the police focus on Anne Bascombe, his most vocal critic on the editorial […]

December 1, 2021 / 0 Comments
A Passing Fancy by M.A. Nichols

A Passing Fancy by M.A. Nichols

Friendship may blossom. Feelings may stir. But is it only two lonely souls seeking companionship? Or perhaps something more? When Silas Byrnes married, he wasn’t expecting a happy ending for him and his wife. Theirs was a union of duty and not love, but fourteen years of marriage was a misery for them both. Luckily the navy rarely allowed him time ashore. Now widowed, Silas […]

November 30, 2021 / 0 Comments
Snowed In at the Lake House by Amberlee Day

Snowed In at the Lake House by Amberlee Day

Stranded and alone for Christmas, with her childhood crush next door. What could be more romantic? As it turns out, pretty much anything. When Seattle’s hit with Snowmageddon, Rylee’s unexpected rescuer is Brock, her childhood crush. Rylee dreams that their moment to connect has finally arrived, but Brock is missing Christmas with his daughter, and heaven help anyone who tries to convince him that something […]

November 30, 2021 / 2 Comments