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RECENT RELEASE REVIEW

Released Jun 12th, 2016

The Valiant Highlander

(Highland Defender Book 2)

by Amy Jarecki

Digital List Price: $3.99

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Synopsis:

When Sir Donald MacDonald, Baronet of Sleat meets trews-wearing, musket-wielding, redheaded Mary of Castleton, he’s completely flummoxed. Such a woman would never fit in to his aristocratic way of life. And Mary wants nothing to do with her father’s wishes for her betrothal. Indeed, the two agree on one thing: They are completely, utterly and inarguably incompatible.

But when Mary is abducted from Dunscaith Castle and spirited away in Sir Donald’s sea galley, the baronet has no choice but to mount a rescue. When his plans are thwarted at every turn, Donald and Mary are thrown in a tumultuous a race for their very lives. Though destiny brings them together, Don must face the truth smoldering in the recesses of his heart. Can he cast aside his ideals and declare his love for the saucy Highland lass?

My Thoughts:

RATING:  ~♥~♥~♥~♥~♥~

Book #2 of the Highland Defender series,this is another winner from the incredible Amy Jarecki. Although a work of fiction it contains main characters who were very much real people. If you are a fan of Philippa Gregory’s and Diana Gabaldon’s well known historical fiction works this one is for you. I found myself totally engaged. So much so I could not put it down.

I finished this book in under 24 hours. I have read other books by Amy Jarecki, but I would venture to say this is the best one yet. I did not read the first book in this series, but I would say each one could very well be read as a standalone and not miss anything.
I would give this one a solid 5 star rating.

If you like your historical fiction with a bit of romance, this page turner is definitely for you.

I received a digital ARC of this book in exchange for an honest review.



The Spinster’s Guide to Scandalous Behavior

The Seduction Diaries

by Jennifer McQuiston

$1.99 at:

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In New York Times bestselling author Jennifer McQuiston’s enticing new Seduction Diaries entry, a mysterious journal may provide a potential spinster with instruction—or lead her to her heart’s desire

514z8RcwvML__SX308_BO1,204,203,200_Free-spirited Lucy Westmore isn’t yet a spinster, although she fully intends to be. Fortunately, an eccentric aunt has left her both a diary detailing the secrets to spinsterhood and a cottage in Cornwall. Unfortunately, an insufferable marquess is angling for her prize! Turning Lord Thomas Branston down flat should be easy. So why does this man who won’t take no for an answer make Lucy’s body and soul sigh yes?

Thomas knows the real value of Heathmore Cottage, and he has no intention of letting some silly Society miss get her hands on it. He’ll simply have to charm Lucy into selling. But the clever young woman he encounters, first in London, then en route to Cornwall, stands stubbornly on her own two (quite lovely) feet. And now, Thomas can think only of sweeping her off them.



A Tapestry of Hope

(Lights of Lowell Book #1)

by Tracie Peterson

Digital List Price: $6.99

FREE For a limited Time at Amazon

Lights of Lowell book 1….

Tapestry of Hope weaves together the heartrending and hope-building stories of two 51IcUCt4JUL__SX325_BO1,204,203,200_young women.

Jasmine Wainwright is the sheltered daughter of a Mississippi plantation owner. When her father strikes a deal to sell his cotton to Lowell mills through businessman Bradley Houston, he throws an arranged marriage with Jasmine into the bargain. Kiara O’Neill and her brother escape starvation in Ireland by traveling to America as Bradley Houston’s indentured servants. But Bradley has more in mind for Kiara than she wants to imagine. Both women suffer in the home of this unloving husband and merciless master. Will God somehow bring hope to their lives?



Leave it for the Rain

A Heartwarming, Small Town Historical Romance

(Grayson Brothers Book 6)

by Wendy Lindstrom

Digital List Price: $3.99

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Settle in for a “purely romantic” read in LEAVE IT FOR THE RAIN, the sixth book in the New York Times & USA Today bestselling Grayson Brothers series by Wendy Lindstrom.

A Love She Couldn’t Remember… A Woman He Couldn’t Forget.

51653WMj9DL__SX331_BO1,204,203,200_The instant Adam Dearborn met Rebecca Grayson, he knew he would love her for all time. Best friends since their awkward teens, Adam and Rebecca share an unwavering love, but Adam’s education and apprenticeship has delayed their union for six lonely years…
Now, Adam is finally home and ready to become a partner at the Grayson Sawmill and marry the woman he loves. But a tragic accident steals Rebecca’s memory on the eve of their wedding and leaves her broken. Suddenly, Adam is a stranger to her.
Devastated that his beautiful fiancée and best friend can’t remember their tender past or passionate plans for the future, Adam sets out to help Rebecca heal and to win her love all over again. But can they leave their pain to the rain and find their way back to each other’s hearts when the past seems lost forever?

“A MUST READ series, Leave it for the Rain will capture your attention and hold on tight.”—Laura

I liked this book the best in all of the Grayson books. I laughed and cried so much that I hated it to end.” —Susan Denney

This story is so purely romantic, I cried! It is a beautiful representation of true love and what a person will do for another that holds their heart. —Cara A. Lichtenegger

Want to read more about the swoon-worthy Grayson brothers? Check out the rest of the New York Times and USA Today bestselling Grayson Brothers series:

Book One: Meet Radford Grayson and the Grayson family in RITA Award-winning SHADES OF HONOR. The one woman he can’t have is the only woman he wants.

Book Two: Continue the series with Kyle Grayson in THE LONGING—a Romantic Times 4 1/2 star Top Pick! A marriage of convenience…and intoxicating desire. To save their marriage he must show her every shade of love.

Book Three: Boyd Grayson makes the most of his playboy charm in LIPS THAT TOUCH MINE. A charming rogue…an abused woman. She greeted him with her gun—will he disarm her with his love?

Book Four: Meet sexy sheriff Duke Grayson in KISSING IN THE DARK. A woman in danger with a hidden past. To protect her, he must risk everything—his badge…his heart.

Book Five: SLEIGH OF HOPE (A Grayson Brothers Christmas) is a heartwarming novella about Adam Grayson. A boy learns about love, the spirit of giving, and what it means to become a man of integrity. (Prequel to LEAVE IT FOR THE RAIN)

Book Six: LEAVE IT FOR THE RAIN, Adam and Rebecca’s adult love story. A Love She Couldn’t Remember—A Woman He Couldn’t Forget. Can he help his fiancée heal and win her love all over again?

Book Seven: WHEN I FALL IN LOVE, The prequel to the Grayson Brothers series. A Mail Order Bride He Doesn’t Want — A Woman He Can’t Resist. Will the captivating and spirited Nancy Mitchell reawaken Hal Grayson’s grieving heart?

Book Eight: THE PROMISE IN YOUR EYES—A Heartbroken Widow Vows She Will Never Love Again — A Reclusive Millionaire Plans To Prove Her Wrong. Can she let go of her past and embrace the man who offers her a second chance at love?

This Victorian historical romance series is filled with emotional romance about brides and grooms, a love triangle, a marriage of convenience, a sheriff romance, stories about hidden identity, amnesia, women in danger, tortured heroes, love and laughter, books that make you cry, and so much more. These popular romance novels make up a bestselling family saga romance series about heartfelt romance and second chances. If you’re looking for steamy romance books for kindle, read the New York Times bestselling Grayson Brothers series by NYT bestselling author Wendy Lindstrom. Prefer a SWEET or CLEAN read? Try the Second Chance Brides series.

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