Oct 202014

Hott Synopsis:

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Mattie Carrigan and her husband Wes Bishop have been good together for almost twenty years. Yet, when their daughters take off for college, Wes sees it as a good time to take off as well. He’s still got a life to live and Mattie and his inherited ranch aren’t in it!

Mattie is shocked when Wes says he’s leaving. Seriously? Wes doesn’t make snap decision and he’s ripping her world out from under her without even a conversation!

Being alone for the first time in her life, Mattie realizes that she doesn’t want to be alone – she wants more.

Hott Review:

Magnificent! Kudos to C.J. Carmichael!!

Good Together is one of the best books I’ve read in a long time. Yes, it’s categorized as a romance, but it’s not just a romance. Actually, it’s a story about Mattie. Mattie shocked, heart-broken, coming to terms with her life, living.

I can’t wait for the rest of the series!!


Author: C.J. Carmichael
Source: Tule Publishing Group via Netgalley
Grade: A+
Setting: Montana
Series: Carrigans of the Circle C, 2

Author Bio:

Rita Award nominated author C.J. Carmichael has published more than 30 books with Harlequin. Right now she’s loving cowboys and Montana–those are the themes of the books she’s writing for Harlequin American.

CJ likes to write stories about romance and intrigue with a strong sense of community and family. If you enjoy her Harlequin books, you might want to check out her self-published titles. The Gift is a short novella Christmas story and A Buried Tale is a puzzler of a mystery that will keep you guessing and shock you with the surprise ending.

You’ll find both on Amazon, kobo and her website.

Websites & Links: author's website twitter https://www.facebook.com/authorcjcarmichael

info from cjcarmichael.com & goodreads.com


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Oct 192014

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Trygve Knutson is devoted to his family and his community. With his job on the construction crew, he is helping to build a future for the North Dakota town of Blessing. Though he loves his home, he sometimes dreams of other horizons–especially since meeting Miriam Hastings.

Miriam is in Blessing to get practical training to become an accredited nurse. She’s been promised a position in the Chicago women’s hospital that will enable her to support her siblings and her ailing mother. Although eager to return to her family, Miriam is surprised to find how much she enjoys the small town of Blessing. And her growing attachment to Trygve soon has her questioning a future she always considered set in stone.

When a family emergency calls Miriam home sooner than planned, will she find a way to return? If not, will it mean losing Trygve–and her chance at love–for good?


Author: Lauraine Snelling
Pages: 352
Publisher: Bethany House Publishers
ISBN: 0764211048
Genre: Historical Christian Romance
Setting: Blessing, North Dakota
Series: Song of Blessing
Enter the SEASONS OF GRACE Sweepstakes from author Lauraine Snelling!

This giveaway starts October 14, 2014 and ends November 3, 2014 @ 11:59 pm (PST). Entry is open to US residents only, age 18 and over. Winners will be selected Tuesday November 4, 2014, and announced at laurainesnelling.com.




In To Everything A Season, new visitors, old friends, and important supplies are transported to town on these rails, and the arrival platform is a place of warm greetings and new beginnings.

Our Grand Prize winner will have the chance to experience some of the same warmth and excitement with an authentic taste of the golden age of railroad travel:

A $200 value Scenic Steam Train Ride for Two (Location and dates available nationwide and will be specific to the winner’s state).





In the story, the inventive Ingeborg Bjorklund is well-known for her cooking, bread baking, and cheese making, and now she’s pondering another new idea to help her hometown: a delivery service!

Like the hard-working people in Blessing, many of our friends and family members carry heavy workloads and health burdens, and could use a helping hand and a comforting meal.

While we may not be able to deliver Ingeborg’s cooking, our Second Prize winner will win the next best thing, to be used for themselves, or as a gift to brighten the day of a friend facing chemo, a military spouse, a lonely senior citizen, or other worthy recipient:

$175 meal delivery gift card for MagicKitchen.com – Provide a full Thanksgiving meal for 6, or an extended selection of meals for 1 or 2. Gluten free, low sodium, and dialysis-friendly meals available.





The peaceful farming community of Blessing faces an unexpected threat when robbers target banks and businesses in towns nearby. As the town comes together to find a solution to the thieving problem, Ingeborg notices another kind of stealing going on: the new nurse in town, Miriam Hastings, has completely stolen the heart of her nephew, Trygve.

Soon Trygve and the dark-haired nurse with the sad eyes are regulars at the Blessing Soda Shop, sharing thoughts and dreams over Rebecca Valders’ famous fizzy concoctions.

Our Third Prize winner can share their own thoughts and dreams, and enjoy a taste of Blessing’s Soda Shop at home, with the Steal Away Date Night Pack.

This $100 value package includes: The UnGame Couples Edition, the Soda Stream Fountain Jet Home Soda Starter Kit, and the Homemade Soda Recipe Book.

** Many of the books I review are Advance Review Copies. These books are loaned to me for my review. I am in no way compensated for my time nor am I asked to give anything but my honest review. If you have further questions, please, review my FTC Disclaimer on my homepage.

Oct 182014

I was really sorry to miss out on this tour. Not to worry though, I’ll catch this book soon! Phantom Limb by Dennis Palumbo on Tour at Partners In Crime Virtual Book Tours October 2014 Synopsis: Psychologist and Pittsburgh Police Department consultant Daniel Rinaldi has a new patient. Lisa Harland, a local girl, once made [More...]

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