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In Too Deep

IN TOO DEEP Dive Team Investigations Book Two by Lynn H. Blackburn Genre: Suspense / Romance / Christian Publisher: Revell Date of Publication: November 6, 2018 Number of Pages: 352 Scroll down for the giveaway! When the dive team is called in to recover a body from a submerged car, they aren’t prepared to find an encrypted laptop—or an unsettling connection between investigator Adam Campbell and the dead accountant. Adam turns to his friend Dr. Sabrina Fleming—a professor at the local university with unparalleled computer security and forensics skills—to recover the files from the laptop. But the deeper they dig, … Continue reading In Too Deep

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Gratitude: The Art of Being Thankful

GRATITUDE: THE ART OF BEING THANKFUL by Vickie Phelps Genre: Non-Fiction / Inspirational / Devotional Publisher: Inspire Books Date of Publication: July 11, 2017 Number of Pages: 92, 4½” x 6″ This ninety-two-page gift book is a compilation of devotions, poems, prayers, and lists of things to be grateful for. The difference between having what you want and having what you need is a principle some people never grasp. In the reading of this book, you may realize you have much more to be grateful for than you were aware of. Use this little book as a daily devotional or … Continue reading Gratitude: The Art of Being Thankful

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The Whole Damn Cheese

THE WHOLE DAMN CHEESE MAGGIE SMITH BORDER LEGEND by BILL WRIGHT Genre: Biography / Texana Publisher: Texas Christian University Press Facebook • Instagram • Twitter Number of Pages: 160 pages with B&W photos Anecdotes about Maggie Smith abound, but Bill Wright’s The Whole Damn Cheese is the first book devoted entirely to the woman whose life in Big Bend country has become the stuff of legend. For more than twenty years, Maggie Smith served folks on both sides of the border as doctor, lawyer, midwife, herbalist, banker, self-appointed justice of the peace, and coroner. As she put it, she was … Continue reading The Whole Damn Cheese

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Burden of Proof

BURDEN OF PROOF FBI Rapid Response, #1 by DiANN MILLS Genre: Inspirational / Mystery / Suspense / Romance Publisher: Tyndale House Publishers Date of Publication: October 9, 2018 Number of Pages: 416 Scroll down for the giveaway! Reeling from a negotiation gone wrong, FBI Special Agent April Ramos is caught off guard when a frazzled young woman shoves a crying baby into her arms, then disappears. Worry for the child’s safety quickly turns to fear when a man claiming to be the girl’s father abducts them at gunpoint. April puts her hostage negotiation skills to use to learn more about … Continue reading Burden of Proof

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Old Buildings in North Texas

OLD BUILDINGS IN NORTH TEXAS by JEN WALDO Sub-genre: Literary Fiction / Dramedy Publisher: Arcadia Books Date of Publication: April 1, 2018 Number of Pages: 213 Scroll down for the giveaway! After rehab, Olivia, a 32-year-old cocaine addict, is required to move back in with her mother and pregnant sister. Having left a promising career in journalism in New York, she’s now working as a sales assistant for a family friend in her home town in North Texas. Under pressure from her court-mandated counselor – an old high school friend – to take up a hobby, Olivia decides on “urbexing.” … Continue reading Old Buildings in North Texas

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Mistletoe Miracles

Mistletoe Miracles Ransom Canyon by JODI THOMAS Genre: Holiday Romance / Western Publisher: HQN Date of Publication: September 25, 2016 Number of Pages: 354 A small-town Texas Christmas story, where hearts are lost, love is found, and family always brings you back home. Griffin Holloway is desperate: the Maverick Ranch has been in his family for generations, but lately, it’s a money pit. He’d sooner marry one of his horses than sell the ranch. Marriage, though, could be a solution. If he can woo a wealthy bride, he might save the ranch—just in time for Christmas. Jaxon O’Grady likes his … Continue reading Mistletoe Miracles

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Cowboy Charm School

COWBOY CHARM SCHOOL HAYWIRE BRIDES, #1 by MARGARET BROWNLEY Genre: Western / Clean Romance Publisher: Sourcebooks Casablanca Date of Publication: September 4, 2018 Number of Pages: 384 Scroll down for the giveaway! When Texas Ranger Brett Tucker accidentally derails a wedding, he’s determined to bring the estranged couple back together…but he never dreamed he’d start falling for the bride! Texas Ranger Brett Tucker hates to break up a wedding, but the groom—notorious criminal Frank Foster—is a danger to any woman. So he busts into the church, guns blazing…only to find he has the wrong man. STOP THAT WEDDING! Bride-to-be Kate … Continue reading Cowboy Charm School

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Out and In

OUT AND IN a mystery-thriller MARIE DONOVAN MYSTERIES, #1 by PAT DUNLAP EVANS Genre: Fiction / Romantic Suspense Publisher: A.M. Chai Literary Date of Publication: April 27, 2016 Number of Pages: 316 Scroll down for the giveaway! Stunning beauty and amateur cellist Marie Donovan finds herself in deep trouble after her pro-quarterback husband dives off a Dallas high rise—many say in shame after his shady investments go sour. Just months later, the grieving Marie faces capital murder charges for the death of a lecherous opera maestro. When hard evidence points squarely at her, only her best friend and defense lawyer … Continue reading Out and In

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A Rumored Fortune

A RUMORED FORTUNE BY JOANNA DAVIDSON POLITANO Genre: Historical Romance / Christian Publisher: Revell Date of Publication: July 31, 2018 Number of Pages: 416 Scroll down for the giveaway! Welcome to Trevelyan Castle, home of the poorest heiress in Victorian England. Tressa Harlowe’s father kept his vast fortune hidden somewhere on his estate in the south of England and died suddenly, without telling anyone where he had concealed it. Now Tressa and her ailing mother are left with a mansion and an immense vineyard and no money to run it. It doesn’t take long for a bevy of opportunists to … Continue reading A Rumored Fortune

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Whispers on the Wind

WHISPERS ON THE WIND by DANA WAYNE Genre: Romantic Suspense Publisher: Book Lift Off Date of Publication: March 7, 2018 Number of Pages: 277 Scroll down for the giveaway! You didn’t stop him. He killed her. Dire warnings from a voice only he can hear makes Sheriff Cooper Delaney doubt his sanity. When a body is found matching one from a recent nightmare, he believes he’s gone off the deep end. The dead do not talk to the living. Or do they? One body becomes two. Are there more? Heart broken by betrayal, Dr. Samantha Fowler finds herself starting over … Continue reading Whispers on the Wind

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The Grand Duke from Boys Ranch

THE GRAND DUKE FROM BOYS RANCH EUGENIA AND HUGH M. STEWART ’26 SERIES by BILL SARPALIUS foreword by Bill Hobby Genre: Memoir / Texana / Politics / Eastern European History Publisher: Texas A&M University Press on Facebook   │   on Twitter   │   on Instagram Date of Publication: April 16, 2018 Number of Pages: 336 pages w/50 B&W photos As a boy in Houston, Bill Sarpalius, his brothers, and their mother lived an itinerant life. Bill dug food out of trashcans, and he and his brothers moved from one school to the next. They squatted in a vacant home while their mother, … Continue reading The Grand Duke from Boys Ranch

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Justice Betrayed

JUSTICE BETRAYED A MEMPHIS COLD CASE MYSTERY, #3 by PATRICIA BRADLEY Genre: Fiction / Romantic Suspense Publisher: Revell Date of Publication: June 5, 2018 Number of Pages: 352 Scroll down for the giveaway! It’s Elvis Week in Memphis, and homicide detective Rachel Sloan isn’t sure her day could get any stranger when aging Elvis impersonator Vic Vegas asks to see her. But when he produces a photo of her murdered mother with four Elvis impersonators—one of whom had also been murdered soon after the photo was taken—she’s forced to reevaluate. Is there some connection between the two unsolved cases? And … Continue reading Justice Betrayed

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That One Moment

THAT ONE MOMENT by PATTY WISEMAN Genre: Fiction / Romantic Suspense Date of Publication: May 8, 2017 Number of Pages: 258 Scroll down for the giveaway! Ricki Sheridan traveled a long way to seek refuge at Wolf Den’s Lodge high in the mountains after a devastating betrayal. Heartbroken, she signed up for a survivalist backpacking trip to live off the land and forget. An injury on the first day puts her in the capable hands of the handsome trail boss, Kory Littleton. The attraction is instant, mutual, and terrifying. She trusted her emotions once and vowed never to make the … Continue reading That One Moment

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The Hope of Azure Springs – Book Blitz

THE HOPE OF AZURE SPRINGS by RACHEL FORDHAM Genre: Inspirational Historical Romance Publisher: Revell Date of Publication: July 3, 2018 Number of Pages: 336 Seven years ago, orphaned and alone, Em finally arrived at a new home in Iowa after riding the orphan train. But secrets from her past haunt her, and her new life in the Western wilderness is a rough one. When her guardian is shot and killed, Em, now nineteen, finally has the chance to search for her long-lost sister, but she won’t be able to do it alone. For Azure Springs Sheriff Caleb Reynolds, securing justice for … Continue reading The Hope of Azure Springs – Book Blitz

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The Edge of Over There

THE EDGE OF OVER THERE The Day the Angels Fell, Book 2 by SHAWN SMUCKER Genre: Young Adult Fiction Publisher: Revell Date of Publication: July 3, 2018 Number of Pages: 384 Scroll down for the giveaway! The captivating sequel to the award-winning The Day the Angels Fell Abra Miller carries a secret and a responsibility she never expected. Before the Tree of Life, everything in Abra Miller’s life had been predictable. Safe. Normal. But after the Tree, everything has felt fragile . . . like holding a soap bubble in the palm of her hand. After years of fruitless searching for the … Continue reading The Edge of Over There

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Tangible Spirits – Review

TANGIBLE SPIRITS by BECKI WILLIS Genre: Paranormal / Thriller / Suspense Publisher: Clear Creek Publishing Date of Publication: May 13, 2017 Number of Pages: 316 Scroll down for the giveaway! Reporter Gera Stapleton has a difficult choice to make: write the story of a lifetime or save the legacy of a town—and a man—she has come to love. Assigned to a piece in Jerome, Arizona about a once-friendly ghost gone on a crime spree, Gera stumbles upon an amazing tale of greed, deception, and family honor—and murder. When the killer targets her as the next victim, an unlikely savior comes to her rescue. … Continue reading Tangible Spirits – Review

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Harmon General – Review

HARMON GENERAL Misfits and Millionaires #2 by KIMBERLY FISH Genre: Historical Fiction / WWII / Spies Publisher: Fish Tales, LLC Date of Publication: June 16, 2018 Number of Pages: 330 Scroll down for the giveaway! In 1943, Lane Mercer and Emmie Tesco had nothing in common. Well, nothing stronger than a town neither of them chose and careers they couldn’t advertise as agents within the Office of Strategic Services. During the days of Longview, Texas’s Friendly Trek Homecoming Parade, Lane was gearing up for the grand opening of a bookshop that also disguised an espionage safe house, and Emmie was chasing … Continue reading Harmon General – Review

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Crude Blessings

June is Alzheimer’s and Brain Awareness Month. If you need to help a loved one who is in denial about an Alzheimer’s diagnosis or need to know where to start with the caregiving process, you need to read this book! CRUDE BLESSINGS by T.M. “Roe” Patterson Genre:  Biography & History Date of Publication: April 15, 2018 Number of Pages: 196 Synopsis Much more than one son’s homage to his dad, Crude Blessings is a compelling narrative about a family patriarch who embodied the best qualities of the Greatest Generation, which inspired and powered the success of America. Timely because of … Continue reading Crude Blessings

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The Captive Boy

THE CAPTIVE BOY by JULIA ROBB Genre:  Historical Fiction Date of Publication: December 20, 2015 Number of Pages: 170 Scroll down for the giveaway! Colonel Mac McKenna’s Fourth Cavalry recaptures white captive August Shiltz from the Comanche, only to find August is determined to return to the Indians. McKenna attempts to civilize August to nineteenth century American standards and becomes the boy’s foster father. But when August kills another boy in a fight, McKenna rejects him, and August escapes from Fort Richards (Texas). When war with the Comanche breaks out, McKenna discovers August is a war leader – and his … Continue reading The Captive Boy

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The Widow’s Watcher

THE WIDOW’S WATCHER by ELIZA MAXWELL Genre:   Publisher: Lake Union Press Date of Publication: March 29, 2018 Number of Pages: 286 Scroll down for the giveaway! From Eliza Maxwell, the bestselling author of The Unremembered Girl, comes a gripping novel about the mysteries that haunt us and the twists of fate that can unravel them… Living in the shadow of a decades-old crime that stole his children from him, reclusive Lars Jorgensen is an unlikely savior. But when a stranger walks onto the ice of a frozen Minnesota lake, her intentions are brutally clear, and the old man isn’t about to … Continue reading The Widow’s Watcher

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Sins of the Younger Sons

SINS OF THE YOUNGER SONS by JAN REID Genre: Literary Fiction / Romance / Spy / Thriller Publisher: Texas Christian University Press  Facebook   Instagram Publication Date: February 28, 2018 Number of Pages: 296 pages Sins of the Younger Sons has received the Jesse H. Jones Award for Fiction from the Texas Institute of Letters! Luke Burgoa is an ex-Marine on a solitary covert mission to infiltrate the Basque separatist organization ETA in Spain and help bring down its military commander, Peru Madariaga. Luke hails from a Basque ancestry that came with the Spanish empire to Cuba, Argentina, Mexico, and, seventy-five years ago, to … Continue reading Sins of the Younger Sons

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Boracay Vows Trailer – Carpe Diem Chronicles – Maida Malby

In addition to helping Maida Malby with the Boracay Vows trailer, I had the opportunity to discuss a few things about the book. The setting for Boracay Vows is the Philippines. Maida is a native of the Philippines, and I had spent a week or so there when I was in the Marine Corps. We talked about some of the things common to there, such as a jeepney, pork adobo and pancit. The nostalgia started running thick for me. This book is already on my TBR list. When you watch the trailer, you should be aware that each and every … Continue reading Boracay Vows Trailer – Carpe Diem Chronicles – Maida Malby

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What Lies Below

WHAT LIES BELOW by Barbara Taylor Sissel Genre: Contemporary Mystery / Literary Suspense Publisher: Lake Union Publishing Date of Publication: May 15, 2018 Number of Pages: 334 Scroll down for the giveaway! Gilly O’Connell’s nightmares aren’t just bad dreams; they’re glimpses of terrifying realities to come. Gilly has spent her entire life trying to suppress the foreboding visions. So when a dismissed premonition leads to her husband’s murder, she buries the guilt and pain of the unsolved crime in the only way she knows how—she runs from it. Three years later, after overcoming a battle with addiction and starting over … Continue reading What Lies Below

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Harmon General

HARMON GENERAL Misfits and Millionaires #2  by KIMBERLY FISH Genre: Historical Fiction / WWII / Spies  Expected Date of Publication: June 16, 2018 Number of Pages: 330 ABOUT THE BOOK: Harmon General is book two in the WWII historical fiction series entitled Misfits and Millionaires—set in Longview, Texas. The novel picks up about two months after the story line in The Big Inch ended. Familiar characters and locations get a shot of adrenaline from the biological hazard espionage going on at the U.S. Army’s new medical hospital treating diseased and wounded soldiers—a 156-acre pop campus created as part of a master … Continue reading Harmon General

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Behind the Scenes of Tangible Spirits

Behind the Scenes of TANGIBLE SPIRITS  by BECKI WILLIS Genre: Paranormal / Thriller / Suspense  Publisher: Clear Creek Publishing Date of Publication: May 13, 2017 Number of Pages: 316 Reporter Gera Stapleton has a difficult choice to make: write the story of a lifetime or save the legacy of a town—and a man—she has come to love. Assigned to a piece in Jerome, Arizona about a once-friendly ghost gone on a crime spree, Gera stumbles upon an amazing tale of greed, deception, and family honor—and murder. When the killer targets her as the next victim, an unlikely savior comes to … Continue reading Behind the Scenes of Tangible Spirits

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Tangible Spirits

TANGIBLE SPIRITS  by BECKI WILLIS Genre: Paranormal / Thriller / Suspense  Publisher: Clear Creek Publishing Date of Publication: May 13, 2017 Number of Pages: 316 Reporter Gera Stapleton has a difficult choice to make: write the story of a lifetime or save the legacy of a town—and a man—she has come to love. Assigned to a piece in Jerome, Arizona about a once-friendly ghost gone on a crime spree, Gera stumbles upon an amazing tale of greed, deception, and family honor—and murder. When the killer targets her as the next victim, an unlikely savior comes to her rescue. Smart dialogue, … Continue reading Tangible Spirits

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The Way of Beauty

THE WAY OF BEAUTY by Camille Di Maio Genre: Historical Fiction / 20th Century / Literary Publisher: Lake Union Press Date of Publication: May 1, 2018 Number of Pages: 384 Scroll down for the giveaway! Hearts and dreams evolve in the shadow of the once-magnificent Penn Station. Vera Keller, the daughter of German immigrants in turn-of-the-century New York City, finds her life upended when the man she loves becomes engaged to another woman. But Angelo Bellavia has also inadvertently opened up Vera’s life to unexpected possibilities. Angelo’s new wife, Pearl, the wealthy daughter of a clothing manufacturer, has defied her … Continue reading The Way of Beauty

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The El Paso Red Flame Gas Station

THE EL PASO RED FLAME GAS STATION  AND OTHER STORIES by J. REEDER ARCHULETA Genre: Fiction /Short Stories / Coming of Age Publisher: Dog Ear Publishing, LLC Date of Publication: December 8, 2017 Number of Pages: 132 Scroll down for the giveaway! These short stories are about coming of age in rural far West Texas.  The stories are about the people who have come to stay in a remote part of Texas with a climate that can be harsh and unpredictable and that is demanding and unforgiving.  The stories are told through the eyes of Josh, a young boy, who … Continue reading The El Paso Red Flame Gas Station

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Blood and Remembrance

BLOOD AND REMEMBRANCE by CHRIS MANNO Genre: Contemporary Literary Fiction Publisher: Dark Horse Books Publication Date: March 3, 2018 Number of Pages: 321 pages Scroll down for giveaway! Blood and Remembrance is the prequel to the award-winning Texas novel, East Jesus. This new, stand-alone story rampages from the west Texas plains to Huntsville’s Death Row and back. Cowboys, ranchers, driven oilmen, desperate convicts and headstrong women grapple with truths of the heart, of life, and the coming of age in a dramatic struggle you’ll live yourself and never forget.

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Covey Jencks

COVEY JENCKS by Shelton L. Williams Genre: Mystery / Social Thriller Publisher: Southern Owl Publications, LLC Publication Date: February 10, 2018 Number of Pages: 229 pages Covey Jencks is a murder mystery with a social conscience. Set in West Texas with a cast of colorful and humorous characters, it follows a young lawyer from Washington, DC back to his hometown of Odessa, Texas. He wants and needs to solve a murder case from 1979 in 1993. The problem is that the Odessa Police Department has already found its man, and no one wants to re-visit the case of a black … Continue reading Covey Jencks

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The Downfall of Galveston’s May Walker Burleson

THE DOWNFALL OF GALVESTON’S MAY WALKER BURLESON Texas Society Marriage & Carolina Murder Scandal by T. Felder Dorn Genre: True Crime Publisher: Arcadia Publishing / The History Press Facebook     Twitter    Instagram   Date of Publication: April 2, 2018 Number of Pages: 192 pages, 30 b&w images Jennie May Walker Burleson was envied for having everything a woman of her time could want—the privileged upbringing, the dazzling good looks, the dashing war hero husband. She was admired for demonstrating that a woman could want more, from the front of the 1913 Woman Suffrage Procession to the bottom of a Mesoamerican archaeological dig. … Continue reading The Downfall of Galveston’s May Walker Burleson

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A Target on my Back

A TARGET ON MY BACK A Prosecutor’s Terrifying Tale of Life on a Hit List by Erleigh Wiley Genre: True Crime Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing Facebook     Twitter    Instagram   Date of Publication: October 3, 2017 Number of Pages: 176 with b&w photos Scroll down for the giveaway! Murders don’t happen in Kaufman County, Texas, a sleepy community where people raise their kids quietly and drive into Dallas for work and entertainment. In 2013, murder came to town when two professional prosecutors were slain in cold blood, simply for doing their jobs: one in broad daylight in plain view of the courthouse, … Continue reading A Target on my Back

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Bonnie and Clyde: Dam Nation

DAM NATION  BOOK RELEASE BLITZ  Bonnie and Clyde #2 by CLARK HAYS AND KATHLEEN McFALL Genre: Historical / Alternative History / Romance  Publisher: Pumpjack Press Date of Publication: March 24, 2018 Number of Pages: 266 CLICK TO PURCHASE Bonnie and Clyde: Defending the working class from a river of greed. The year is 1935 and the Great Depression has America in a death grip of poverty, unemployment and starvation. But the New Deal is rekindling hope, with federally funded infrastructure projects, like Hoover Dam, putting folks back to work. So, why is someone trying to blow it up?  That’s what Bonnie … Continue reading Bonnie and Clyde: Dam Nation

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Killing in C Sharp

KILLING IN C SHARP A Gethsemane Brown Mystery, Volume 3  by Alexia Gordon Genre: Paranormal Mystery Publisher: Henery Press Date of Publication: March 6, 2018 Number of Pages: 288 Scroll down for the giveaway! She saved Carraigfaire—but can she save her friends? Gethsemane Brown fought off an attack by a sleazy hotel developer who wanted to turn her Irish cottage into a tourist trap. Now she must face a vengeful ghost determined to exact revenge for her murder centuries ago. This ghost’s wrath spares no one—not Gethsemane’s students, Inspector Niall O’Reilly, fellow teacher Frankie Grennan, or a group of ghost … Continue reading Killing in C Sharp

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Beneath the Surface

BENEATH THE SURFACE Dive Team Investigations Book One by Lynn H. Blackburn Genre: Suspense / Romance / Christian Publisher: Revell Date of Publication: March 6, 2018 Number of Pages: 352 Scroll down for the giveaway! Dive into the depths of fear with an exciting new romantic suspense novel, Beneath the Surface. This gripping tale from award-winning author Lynn H. Blackburn will capture readers from the first page and won’t let them go until the final, heart-pounding scene. After a harrowing experience with an obsessed patient, oncology nurse practitioner Leigh Weston moves home to Carrington, North Carolina, to leave behind her … Continue reading Beneath the Surface

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Stolen Obsession

STOLEN OBSESSION Annalisse Series, Book 1 by Marlene M Bell Genre: Spicy Romantic Mystery Publisher: Ewephoric Publishing Date of Publication: March 20, 2018 Number of Pages: 284 Scroll down for the giveaway! PEOPLE DIE, BUT LEGENDS LIVE ON. Manhattan antiquities appraiser Annalisse Drury dreams of a quiet life on the family farm among the sheep she loves, when her best friend is murdered. The police assume robbery is the motive because her friend’s expensive bracelet is missing. But the 500-year-old artifact is rumored to carry an ancient curse, one that unleashes evil upon any who dare wear the jewelry created … Continue reading Stolen Obsession

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Leave Tomorrow

LEAVE TOMORROW: My Ride to the  Bottom of the World by Dirk Weisiger    Genre: Memoir / Travel / Inspiration Date of Publication: October 27, 2017 Number of Pages: 232 Scroll down for the giveaway! After building a successful business, Dirk Weisiger was ready for something new. But he wasn’t sure what. Maybe a motorcycle adventure, I’ve never done that!  What followed was a fourteen-month, solo motorcycle journey from Austin, Texas to Ushuaia, Argentina, filled with unexpected adventures, surprises, and lessons about life and travel.   In this book, you’ll not only enjoy Dirk’s adventure and insights, but find inspiration for your … Continue reading Leave Tomorrow

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Aransas Morning

ARANSAS MORNING by JEFF HAMPTON   Genre: Literary Fiction / Family Life Date of Publication: September 22, 2017 Number of Pages: 304 Scroll down for the giveaway! When Sam Barnes’ high-flying life in Dallas falls apart, he flees to the coastal town of Port Aransas, Texas and fades into the life of a reclusive beach bum. But things start to change when he meets Dave, a young widower working through his own loss; Shelly, owner of the Dream Bean coffee shop; Bo, a crusty old shrimper; and Allie, Bo’s free-spirited daughter. Together they are tested and forced to confront their own … Continue reading Aransas Morning

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Elephant Dreams

ELEPHANT DREAMS by MARTHA DEERINGER   Genre: Young Adult / Historical Fiction / Sweet Romance Publisher: Melange Books Date of Publication: September 2, 2017 Number of Pages: 224 Scroll down for the giveaway! Desperate to escape her squalid life on the streets of New York City, sixteen-year-old Fiona Finn seeks help at the magnificent Church of the Ascension where Charles Loring Brace, a social reformer horrified by the plight of New York City’s street children, arranges for her to go west aboard an Orphan Train. Fiona’s homeless, alcoholic father has other plans, however.  He wants Fiona to “work” the streets to … Continue reading Elephant Dreams

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Palo Duro

PALO DURO by MAX L. KNIGHT   Genre: Historical Fiction / Western Publisher: Page Publishing, Inc. Date of Publication: September 2, 2017 Number of Pages: 226 Scroll down for the giveaway! Westward expansion following the civil war ushered in an era of increased conflict between the Southern Plains Indians and white settlers. Peace treaties offered temporary suspension of hostilities, but more often than not resulted in broken promises as the two cultures clashed over land. The construction of frontier forts and towns, the decimation of the buffalo herds, the movement of cattle through Indian lands to burgeoning western markets, – all … Continue reading Palo Duro

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Anahuac

ANAHUAC A Texas Story (Volume 2) by WILLIAM D. DARLING   Genre: Historical Fiction / Thriller Publisher: Canned Peas Productions Date of Publication: October 3, 2017 Number of Pages: 244 Scroll down for the giveaway! The Anahuac of 1972 is more than just an isolated outpost on Texas’s Trinity Bay – it’s a place where greed and justice uncomfortably intermingle, where the evangelical fervor of charismatic preachers resonate, where blacks and whites navigate a fragile co-existence, and where a murder leads to even darker mysteries than murder.  Jim Ward, introduced in Morgan’s Point as a young, idealistic Houston prosecutor, returns in … Continue reading Anahuac

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Missing Isaac

MISSING ISAAC by VALERIE FRASER LUESSE   Genre: Southern Fiction / Christian / Coming of Age Publisher: Revell Date of Publication: January 2, 2018 Number of Pages: 352 Scroll down for the giveaway! Isaac believed in luck. But from Pete’s point of view, Isaac’s luck had all run out.When Pete McLean loses his father in the summer of 1962, his friend Isaac is one of the few people he can lean on. Though their worlds are as different as black and white, friendship knows no color. So when Isaac suddenly goes missing, Pete is determined to find out what happened—no matter … Continue reading Missing Isaac

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Bonnie and Clyde: Resurrection Road

BONNIE AND CLYDE: Resurrection Road Book One in a New Trilogy by CLARK HAYS AND KATHLEEN McFALL    Genre:  Alternative Historical Fiction / Thriller Date of Publication: April 22, 2017 Pages: 308 Publisher: Pumpjack Press on Facebook Scroll down for the giveaway! In an alternate timeline, legendary lovers Bonnie and Clyde are given one last shot at redemption. The story begins in 1984 when a reporter gets a tip to meet an old woman at a Texas cemetery. Cradling an antique rifle and standing over a freshly dug grave, the old woman claims to be Bonnie Parker. Turns out, she says, … Continue reading Bonnie and Clyde: Resurrection Road

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Bluster’s Last Stand – The Memoirs of H.H. Lomax

BLUSTER’S LAST STAND The Memoirs of H.H. Lomax, #4 by PRESTON LEWIS   Genre:  Historical Western Fiction / Humor Date of Publication: November 15, 2017 Publisher: Wild Horse Press Scroll down for the giveaway! Events on the Little Bighorn might have turned out better for George Armstrong Custer had he listened to H.H. Lomax rather than trying to kill him.  To save his own skin—and scalp!—Lomax must outwit Custer and his troopers as well as face hundreds of Sioux and Cheyenne warriors swarming Last Stand Hill.  At least that is how Lomax in his inimitable style tells the story in this … Continue reading Bluster’s Last Stand – The Memoirs of H.H. Lomax

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Up Near Dallas

  UP NEAR DALLAS Winds of Change — Book III by GINA HOOTEN POPP   Genre:  Texas Historical Fiction / Romance Date of Publication: November 12, 2017 Number of Pages: 307 Scroll down for the giveaway! The year is 1934. Economic turbulence rocks the country. And record drought dries up crops, along with the spirits of every farmer south of the Mason-Dixon. Yet for sixteen-year-old Mick McLaren, life is good as he takes to the open road to chase his dream of being a musician. Riding boxcars, hitchhiking, walking and driving his way across Depression Era Texas, he finds not only … Continue reading Up Near Dallas

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Death at Thorburn Hall – A Drew Farthering Mystery

DEATH AT THORBURN HALL   A Drew Farthering Mystery, #6   by JULIANNA DEERING   Genre: Historical British Mystery / Suspense Publisher: Bethany House Publishers Date of Publication: November 7, 2017 Number of Pages: 336 Scroll down for the giveaway!   Investigating a suspicious accident leads Drew on a path that points to international intrigue and ever-growing danger Drew Farthering arrives in idyllic Scotland for the 1935 British Open at Muirfield, hoping for a relaxing holiday with his wife, Madeline, and friend Nick. But death meets him once again when Lord Rainsby, their host at Thorburn Hall, is killed in a … Continue reading Death at Thorburn Hall – A Drew Farthering Mystery

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Bombshell

BOMBSHELL (What Doesn’t Kill You, #9) An Ava Romantic Mystery by PAMELA FAGAN HUTCHINS   Genre: Romantic Mystery / R-Rated Publisher: SkipJack Publishing Date of Publication: July 11, 2017 Number of Pages: 236

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