Monday, August 15, 2022

Spotlight on Dianna's Dilemma By Donna Schlachter



Calli works as a nurse with the US Army at Fort Bridger, Wyoming in 1880. When a wagon train full of discouraged emigrants passes through on its way east, a pregnant widow delivers her baby then dies. Bradley Wilson, leading this train, has few options. He asks Calli to travel with them until they find a relative to take the child in St. Joe, Missouri. Calli, drawn to both this dark and quiet man and the child, resists. But when she disappears, he wonders if she’s run away or been kidnapped. Can these two put their pasts behind them and move into a new future together? Or will Calli insist on having things her own way?

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A hybrid author, Donna writes squeaky clean historical and contemporary suspense. She has been published more than 50 times in books; is a member of several writers groups; facilitates a critique group; teaches writing classes; ghostwrites; edits; and judges in writing contests. She loves history and research, traveling extensively for both.

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Friday, August 12, 2022

On the Way to Christmas: Three Stories #preorder


On the Way to Christmas: Three Stories 

October 11, 2022

Between Thanksgiving and Christmas, anything can happen.

In this glittering and heartwarming collection, three of today’s bestselling sweet romance novelists offer up the gift of cheer for the winter holiday season.

A Christmas Do-Over by Sheila Roberts

Darby doesn’t want to go home for the holidays, but a career fail sends her slinking back to the small town she always wanted to escape. No one there is especially glad to see the former mean girl—especially not her sister, Erica, or childhood best friend, Gregory. Darby is working hard to be a better person, but has she eaten enough humble pie to make amends?

Dashing Through the Snow by Melissa Ferguson

When Willow’s boyfriend of seven years dumps her on the eve of a romantic getaway, she decides to take the two-week train trip on The Christmas Express alone. Hurt as she feels, she can’t anticipate how the hilarious rebound ride with conductor Oliver, elf Ian, and aging world adventurer Clarence will heal her heart—and renew her sense of worth.

A Perfectly Splendid Christmas by Amy Clipston

Kacey adores the metropolitan life, but when she gets away to help her sister during a family crisis and run her bakery, she falls in love with former classmate Drew. The problem: he’s a small-town man, and she’s a big-city woman. Is their love big enough to overcome such a major difference?

Curl up with your favorite holiday drink and sink into three worlds where dreams once thought long-gone are still within reach.

“Filled with Christmas spirit, and a little chaos, too, all three stories left my heart filled with joy . . . Five stars overall! ” —Nancy Naigle, bestselling author

  • Three stand-alone romantic holiday novellas
  • Book length: 70,000 words
  • Includes discussion questions for book clubs

My thoughts:  On the Way to Christmas is a contemporary romance that fans will surely love. My favorite story was Dashing Thru the Snow.  It was hilarious.  There is absolutely no faith message in any of them though two stories mention going to church at Easter and Christmas (twice a year).  I enjoyed all 3 stories and recommend this for romance lovers and Christmas story lovers.   Recommended.  Preorder your copy now. I was given a copy free and all opinions are my own.


Wednesday, August 10, 2022

Crossfire (Extreme Measures)



(Extreme Measures) 

August 2, 2022

Monday, August 8, 2022

The Orchard


The Orchard 

September 6, 2022

Friday, August 5, 2022

No Matter the Cost (The Epic Story of RJ and York Book 3)


No Matter the Cost 

(The Epic Story of RJ and York Book 3) 

by Susan May Warren  (Author) 

She put her hand to her chest, still unable to breathe.
He had dark hair and a beard, ripped pants, a dirty suit coat and wore such an intense expression of pursuit on his face, she just knew—
He was going after Alan Martin.
And she might never see him again.
No. Not again.
Not ever again.
He passed her, didn’t even look at her, his gaze pinned on Martin, who’d vanished down the stairs.
And that’s when she found her voice. With everything inside her, she let it out, praying he heard it through his haze of fury.

Her worst nightmare has happened….

RJ refuses to believe it, and until she has proof, she’s going to keep searching for answers. And most of all, for the man she loves, even if it means diving into the past he always wanted to keep secret.

The kind of secrets that could have set York free. It’ll take a trip back to Russia, to the sketchy and dark history of York’s life to find the clues to the sinister plans of a global terrorist. And the answers that might lead her to a happy ending.

Or has it? What if her happy ending is more than a dream?

If RJ hopes to save her country—and find out the truth about York—she’ll have to become the high-action, Sydney Bristow spy that she always dreamed of being. But really, does RJ really have what it takes—with, or without the man she loves—to save the world?

And if she does…what will be the cost?

The riveting conclusion to the Epic Story of RJ and York!

Continue the adventure!
Book 1: Out of the Night
Book 2: I Will Find You
Book 3: No Matter the Cost

Find other epic romantic adventures by SMW!
Sky King Ranch series
Montana Marshalls
Montana Fire
Montana Rescue

My thoughts:  This is the third book in SMW's newest series. Fans wanted more York and RJ and she was happy to comply.  I will admit to some surprises along the way and the who-dun-it surprised 'me.  I love Ms. Warren's books but I am so NOT in a hurry to get to Europe or Russia. I'm quite happy traveling by book.  The story is well written and engaging and I loved the ending.  If you love romantic suspense thrillers you won't want to miss this collection.  But make sure you read them all in order, starting with the last book in the Marshall family series, RJ.  Well, actually you will want to read that series first.   I was given a copy free and all opinions are my own.

Wednesday, August 3, 2022

I Will Find You (The Epic Story of RJ and York Book 2) #preorder


I Will Find You

 (The Epic Story of RJ and York Book 2) 

by Susan May Warren  (Author) 

Monday, August 1, 2022

Laura's Shadow (Doors to the Past, 9)


Laura's Shadow 

(Doors to the Past, 9) 

July 30, 2022

Spotlight on Dianna's Dilemma By Donna Schlachter

    Calli works as a nurse with the US Army at Fort Bridger, Wyoming in 1880. When a wagon train full of discouraged emigrants passes th...