Tuesday, November 21, 2017

Cowboy Christmas Guardian blog tour


About the Book:



Name of book: Cowboy Christmas Guardian
Author: Dana Mentink
Genre: Isnpy Romance Suspense

Someone is dead set on stopping Shelby Arroyo from doing her job: assessing mineral rights in a mine in gold country. But after rancher Barrett Thorn rescues her from an attack, the handsome widowed cowboy seems to feel responsible for her. That is, until he discovers she’s from the family that he’ll never forgive for his wife’s death. As the threats against Shelby escalate, cowboy honor and an unexpected attraction keep Barrett by her side, even at his own risk. And since Shelby won’t back down, Barrett must protect the brave, loyal woman he has no business falling for…a woman someone wants to kill by Christmas.

click here to purchase your copy


About the Author:



Dana Mentink is a two time American Christian Fiction Writers Carol Award winner, a Romantic Times Reviewer’s Choice Award and a Holt Medallion winner. She is a national bestselling author of over thirty-five titles in the suspense and lighthearted romance genres. She is pleased to write for Harlequin’s Love Inspired Suspense, Harlequin Heartwarming and Harvest House. Besides writing, she busies herself teaching third grade. Mostly, she loves to be home with Papa Bear, Yogi, Boo Boo, a nutty terrier, a chubby box turtle and a feisty parakeet.

Guest Post from Dana Mentink

Howdy, readers! I am thrilled to be bringing you this four book Gold Country Cowboys series that takes place in an area near and dear to my heart! My family and I have enjoyed many adventures in this amazing area, from exploring gold mines, to climbing through caverns, and soaking in the incredible history. As a matter of fact, we recently enjoyed a train trip on the historic V and T Railroad which took us past abandoned mines and even some active ones where people are engaged in modern day treasure hunting. California’s Gold Country is a fascinating place filled with secret treasures. I hope you will enjoy some wild adventures with four cowboy brothers who have some secrets of their own. God bless you all!


My Review 

I felt I was in the scenes with the characters because the description of everything in the book made it so real. I felt like I was watching a movie. Someone is out to get Shelby and Barrett is determined to be her guardian even though she is related to the person that caused the death of his wife. Shelby is determined to help her uncle but someone is out to stop her from getting what she needs. The book was hard to put down, great suspense. This is a first in a series and I definitely look forward to reading more about the Thorn family. I was fortunate to receive an advanced copy of the book from the author.  


                            Blog Stops

Cordially Barbara, November 16
Genesis 5020, November 16
Have A Wonderful Day, November 17
A Greater Yes, November 17
ASC Book Reviews, November 18
Splashes of Joy, November 18
Red Headed Book Lady, November 19
Remembrancy, November 19
Autism mom, November 20
Janices book reviews, November 21
Moments Dipped in Ink, November 22
New Horizon Reviews, November 23
Pause for Tales, November 24
Ashley’s Bookshelf, November 24
Cafinated Reads, November 25
Blogging With Carol, November 26
Daysong Reflections, November 26
Carpe Diem, November 27
Karen Sue Hadley, November 27
Babs Book Bistro, November 28
Bibliophile Reviews, November 28
The Power of Words, November 29


     Giveaway


In honor of her tour, Dana is giving away a copy of Cowboy Christmas Guardian in print or ebook, a horse scarf and a $25 Amazon gift card! Click the link below to enter!
Link for giveaway: https://promosimple.com/ps/c0d3

Monday, November 20, 2017

The Gift Blog tour


About the book:


A special Christmas story about love and blessings in the next book in the Amish of Hart County series
The Schwartz family is happy to be spending Christmas on their new farm in Hart County. But when Susanna Schwartz hears gunshots that causes her buggy to overturn, and then her little sister falls through a wooden bridge into the icy creek, it becomes clear from these dangerous "accidents" that someone wants them gone.
Neil Vance has been heartbroken ever since his parents lost their family farm. He knows it's not the Schwartz family's fault, but he can't help but be resentful. Until he meets Susanna. She is kind-hearted and bold, and Neil can't stop thinking about her pretty green eyes.
Neil thinks the accidents are just that, but Susanna's father is convinced the Vance family is responsible. Susanna refuses to believe Neil would do anything to harm her. She's fallen in love with him and knows he is a good man. But her family is ready to pack up and move, and time is running out to uncover the truth before someone gets hurt . . . or worse.


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.
Find out more about Shelley at http://www.shelleyshepardgray.com.






My Review


Susanna and family just moved to a farm that another family was forced to sell. Someone is trying to do harm to their family. Neil is part of the family that had to move from the farm. At first he does not want to be friends with Susanna but he changes his mind and then ends up helping her find who is against them. Enjoyed the mystery of the book and I am loving this series. Can be read as a stand alone book since does not continue. I read this book in one day, meaning it was a book hard to put down. I received an complementary copy of the book from the publisher. 





Blog Tour Schedule:

11/7
chantal | this chattanooga mommy saves
Margaret | Frugal Shopping and More
Jalynn | A Simple Life, really?!
Kav | Best Reads
Stacey | Books,Dreams,Life
Margaret | The World As I See It

11/8
vicky | deal sharing aunt
Gayle | BOOKS REVIEWS ETC

11/9
Britney | Buzzing About Books
Amy | A Nest in the Rocks
Lena Nelson | A Christian Writer's World
Karen | Karen's Korner

11/10
Pam | Southern Gal Loves to Read
Mary | The Mary Book Reader
Alex | Inspiration Clothesline
Donna | Donna's BookShelf
Sarah | Running Through The Storms
Heather | Misadventures of the Dynamic Uno
Jessica | A Baker's Perspective

11/11
Laura | Lighthouse Academy

11/12
Deana | Texas Book-aholic
Andrea | The Young Girl Who Loved Books
Erin | For Him and My Family
Doug | Tater Tot Casserole
Chastity | Chas Ray's Book Nerd Corner

11/13
Paphapin | Feeling in Red
Wendy | Wall-to-wall books
Patty | tammycookblogsbooks
Lisa | A Rup Life

11/14
Stephanie | Have A Wonderful Day
Cheryl | cherylbbookblog
Rachel | EmpowerMoms
Stacie | Pursuing Stacie
Carrie | Reading Is My SuperPower

11/15
Angela | A Busy Mom of Two
Billy | Ramblings of a Coffee Addicted Writer
Joy | Splashes of Joy
Molly | Cafinated Reads
Brittany | Britt Reads Fiction
Kathleen | Reviews From The Heart
Annie | Just Commonly
Maureen | Maureen's Musings
Athena | The Loose Screw
Janice | Janices book reviews

11/16
Angela | A Holland Reads
Kristie | Moments
Vickie | Vickie's Kitchen and Garden
Rosalyn | Allofakindmom
Hallie | Book by Book

11/17
Debra | 3 Partners in shopping, Nana, Mommy, & Sissy, Too!
Lisa | Seeking with all yur heart
Barbara | I'm Hooked on Books
Pamela | Daysong Reflections
Julie | More of Him

11/18
Andrea | Two Points of Interest
Debi | 2014 and Beyond!
Sherry | My Journey Back
Amy | Pause for Tales

11/19
Dawn | inventinginsight
Jeremy | Christian Fiction Addiction
Veronica | Veronica's 'Views
Jennifer | Mother of Three

11/20
Connie | Gccbookworm
Debbie | Debbie's Dusty Deliberations
Mindy | A Room Without Books is Empty
LeAnne | Rockin' My Mom Jeans
Renee | Little Homeschool on the Prairie
Kristin | A Simply Enchanted Life
Denise | The Help Meet Wife
Jennifer | Jen Around the World
Amanda | The Talbert Report

11/21
bethany | The perfect beginings
Nancy | sunny island breezes
Lisa | chickensbunniesandhomeschool
Leslie | Did YOU Hear About the Morgans?
brandi | The she revelation blog
Lori | Red Headed Book Lady
Vicky | Vicky Sluiter
Kerri | My Table of Three
Meagan | Meagan Davenport
Zac | Buy, Borrow, Skip

Sunday, November 19, 2017

Deadly Proof blog tour

About the book:

Riveting new series offers legal suspense with a romantic twist
In the biggest case of her career, attorney Kate Sullivan is tapped as lead counsel to take on Mason Pharmaceutical because of a corporate cover-up related to its newest drug. After a whistleblower dies, Kate knows the stakes are much higher than her other lawsuits.
Former Army Ranger turned private investigator Landon James is still haunted by mistakes made while serving overseas. Trying to forget the past, he is hired by Kate to look into the whistleblower's allegation and soon suspects that the company may be engaging in a dangerous game for profit. He also soon finds himself falling for this passionate and earnest young lawyer.
Determined not to make the same mistakes, he's intent on keeping Kate safe, but as the case deepens, it appears someone is willing to risk everything-even murder-to keep the case from going to trial.


About the author:
Rachel Dylan writes Christian fiction including legal romantic suspense. Rachel has practiced law for over a decade and enjoys weaving together legal and suspenseful stories. In addition, Rachel writes the Danger in the Deep South including "Lethal Action" and "Devoted Defender," which appeals to fans of edge of your seat romantic suspense. Rachel also writes the Windy Ridge series including "Trial & Tribulations" and "Fatal Accusation." These legal thrillers with elements of spiritual warfare are great for fans who enjoy books by Peretti or Dekker. "Trial & Tribulations" was a Selah finalist in 2016. Rachel lives in Michigan with her husband and five furkids-two dogs and three cats. Rachel loves to connect with readers.
Find out more about Rachel at http://www.racheldylan.com.





My Review 
Kate is trying to prove wrong against a drug company but will she be able to stay safe while doing it. A great suspense book and Christian fiction makes it even better. A little romance was added but did not overtake the story line. Very interesting from start to finish, kept me wondering how it was going to end. Some of the characters had a lot of self conflicts with doing the right thing. I did not figure out the bad guys so well written in that aspect. I received an advanced copy of the book thru NetGalley and Lit Fuse. 

11/17
Christen | Christen Krumm
Debra | 3 Partners in Shopping, Nana, Mommy, & Sissy, Too!
Stacey | Books,Dreams,Life
chantal | This Chattanooga Mommy Saves
Mitzi | A Niche To Find
Vera Godley | Chat With Vera
Vik Tory | Manuscript Tune
Andi | Radiant Light 
Julius McCarter | The Little Friar
Margaret | The World As I See It

11/18
vicky | Deal Sharing Aunt
Nicole | The Christian Fiction Girl

11/19
Cassandra | Cassandra M's Place
Ian | Reaching for Jesus

11/20
Dianna | Savings in Seconds
JANICE | Janices book reviews
Rick | Reviews From A Man's Perspective

11/21
Kav | Best Reads
Carol | Buttercup Counts Her Blessings
Joy | Splashes of Joy
Wendy | Wall-to-wall books
Carrie | Reading Is My SuperPower
Wendy | Life at Rossmont

11/22
JoJo | JoJo's Corner
Denise | Rejoice in the Little Things
Amy | A Nest in the Rocks
Billy | Ramblings of a Coffee Addicted Writer
Nancy | sunny island breezes
Veronica | Veronica's 'Views

11/25
Angela | all grown up?
Erin | For Him and My Family 

 11/26
Renn | Heart to Heart Books
Kim | Window To My World
Debi | 2014 and Beyond!
Conni | GCCBookworm 

 11/27 Jennifer | Jen Around the World
Lisa | Seeking with all yur heart
Tressa | Wishful Endings
11/28
Rick | HeavenBound Media Center
Sydney | Singing Librarian Books
Denise | The Help Meet Wife
Maureen | Maureen's Musings
Kathleen | Reviews From The Heart

11/29
Leah | As We Walk Along the Road
Loraine | Loraine D. Nunley, Author

11/30
Erin | ReviewsByErin
Andrea | The Young Girl Who Loved Books
Lena Nelson | A Christian Writer's World
Rachel | EmpowerMoms
Paphapin | Feeling in Red
Barbara | Im Hooked on Books
Natalie | Natalie Walters

12/1
Cara | Cara Putman
Becky | Living Outside the Lines
Deana | Texas Book-aholic
Amanda | The Talbert Report
Lisa | Wicked Good Reads
Heather | Misadventures of the Dynamic Uno 

 12/3
Marjolaine | Books, beautiful books
Cheryl | Cherylbbookblog
Andrea | Two Points of Interest
Lisa | chickensbunniesandhomeschool

12/4
Carolyn | My Scribbler's Heart
Chrystal Mahan | Nevermore Lane
Andrea | Writing to Inspire
Janelle | Our Milk & Honey Meadows

12/5
Jennifer | Mother of Three
Michelle | Our Little Corner of the World
Sherry | My journey Back
Mindy | A Room Without Books is Empty
Amy | Locks, Hooks and Books

12/6
April | Dixie n Dottie 
Inderpreet | Eloquent Articulation 
Jill | I am believing God 
bethany | The perfect beginnings 
Renee | Little Homeschool on the Prairie 
Deb | Positive Grace 
brandi | the she revelation blog 
Julia | Christian Bookaholic 
Mark | Thoughts of a Sojourner

Friday, November 17, 2017

Love's Thankful Heart Blog Tour and giveaway


About the Book

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Author: Laura V. Hilton, Rachel J. good, Thomas Nye  
Genre: Amish Thanksgiving Collection  
Release Date: November 1, 2017 

Gingerbread Wishes As Thanksgiving approaches, Becca Troyer finds herself overwhelmed with an abundance of winter squash and pumpkins that she isn’t a bit thankful for. Desperately trying to sell them at a farmer’s market so she won’t have mountains to can, she’s surprised when a mime drops to his knee in front of her and proposes marriage. Yost Miller is helping the volunteer firefighter raise funds at the city park when he notices his long-time crush Becca selling vegetables. Drawn across the grass, he spontaneously proposes marriage. But afterward, Yost isn’t sure how to proceed to show her that his feelings are real. Just as he begins to find solid footing, confidence is yanked away, leaving him floundering. Will he lose Becca to another man? Or will this Thanksgiving be a season of blessings and wishes come true?  

Thanksgiving Strangers Faithe Beiler believes God wants her to feed the poor at her family’s restaurant, but when she mistakes Crist Petersheim for a homeless man and gives him a free breakfast, he’s offended. Yet he can’t help being intrigued by this pretty waitress with a giving heart. Crist blames God for the tragedies in his life, so the last thing he wants is to get involved with an Amish girl, who trusts God in all circumstances. He fears for Faithe’s safety, though, when she invites every homeless person in the neighborhood, including drug dealers and criminals, to a free Thanksgiving dinner. Street savvy, Crist risks his life to protect her from danger. As Crist’s heart softens toward God, Faithe finds herself falling him. Then she discovers his deception, and her world is shattered. Can she ever trust him again?  

Thanksgiving Frolic Monroe has the prettiest girl and the fastest horse— but pride goes before a fall. Monroe’s girlfriend, Rosemary, and her family organize the Thanksgiving Frolic, a service project to help Amish folks who have fallen on hard times. Monroe wants to go along but his dad won’t let him. Furthermore, Monroe’s dad thinks Rosemary’s family should clean up their own messy farm before they try to help others. Will the contrast between Monroe’s and Rosemary’s families end their relationship for good? Rosemary’s grandpa tries to offer words of wisdom, but people don’t take him seriously. The Thanksgiving Frolic heats up to a fever pitch, before a moment of silence changes everything.
Click here to purchase your copy!
About the Authors


Laura V. Hilton is an award-winning, sought-after author with almost twenty Amish, contemporary, and historical romances. When she’s not writing, she reviews books for her blogs, and writes devotionals for blog posts for Seriously Write and Putting on the New. Laura and her pastor-husband have five children and a hyper dog named Skye. They currently live in Arkansas. One son is in the U.S. Coast Guard. She is a pastor’s wife, and homeschools her two youngest children. When she’s not writing, Laura enjoys reading, and visiting lighthouses and waterfalls. Her favorite season is winter, her favorite holiday is Christmas.



Rachel J. Good grew up near Lancaster, PA, the setting for many of her Amish novels. Striving to be as authentic as possible, she spends special time with her Amish friends, doing chores on their farm and attending family events. Rachel is the author of several Amish series, including Sisters & Friends (Charisma), Love & Promises (Grand Central), and two books in the Hearts of Amish Country series (Annie’s Book Club). In addition, she has two Amish Quilts Coloring Books as well as stories in several anthologies, including Springs of Love (CelebrateLit).  



Thomas Nye writes novels about horses and Amish life, with a touch of romance, and a foundation of faith in Christ. He and his wife, Shari, live on her family farm where they raised five children. Their six grandchildren love to visit Karma and Karla, a team of draft horses which Thomas purchased from an Amish friend. Walking a mail route for the U.S. Postal Service keeps Thomas close to nature and affords him many quiet hours which he uses to dream up novels. Over three decades of friendships with Amish neighbors has revealed a simple wisdom that he weaves into his writing. To find out more, visit: amishhorses.blogspot.com


My Review

Love this box set, it is a very good thanksgiving stories that has a message that would fit any time of the year.  

Gingerbread Wishes by Laura V. Hilton  Love the story of Becca and Yost, both are shy and have a hard time getting together. When I seen this was part of the family from the Christmas Admirer I was excited for I could read more about them. A really good start to a trio of books. I found myself wanting to pray for the characters. 

 Thanksgiving Strangers by Rachel J. Good Love the story of Crist and Faithe, one of being giving to others and helping others. Love the mystery/ suspense part of the story. I kept trying to figure out what Crist did for a living but never did guess it. Loved how he cared for his brother. 

Thanksgiving Frolic by Thomas Nye  A story of pride and letting others help you, and not to think yourself better then others. A very good short story. Love the horses. 

 I received this box set thru celebrate lit publishing for an honest review. 

                             Blog Stops

Quiet Quilter, November 4
Carpe Diem, November 5
Karen Sue Hadley, November 6
Pursuing Stacie, November 7
Mommynificent, November 8
Blogging With Carol, November 10
Bibliophile Reviews, November 11
Splashes of Joy, November 11
Jeanette’s Thoughts, November 13
Texas Book-aholic, November 14
Mary Hake, November 14
Bigreadersite, November 15
A Greater Yes, November 15
Vicky Sluiter, November 16
Janices book reviews, November 17

Giveaway



 To celebrate the tour, Celebrate Lit Publishing is giving away a Kindle Unlimited 6 month Subscription!! Click below to enter. Be sure to comment on this post before you enter to claim 9 extra entries! https://promosimple.com/ps/c403

Cowboy Christmas Guardian blog tour

About the Book: Name of book: Cowboy Christmas Guardian Author: Dana Mentink Genre: Isnpy Romance Suspense Someone is dead set...