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Friday, June 29, 2012

Guest post: author Ann Montclair


Summer Memories
by Ann Montclair
Summer Vacation.  How many essays boasting that title did you write each fall semester?  I’d listen enviously as kids bragged about trips to Disney, Hawaii, the Grand Canyon, even Switzerland.  As if being blond haired, blue eyed, and Swedish weren’t enough, one girl went to Switzerland every summer!
Where did I go?  Nowhere.  My dad worked every day except Mondays, and my mom had every kind of phobia imaginable, the biggest one being the fear of leaving your house for summer vacation.  So my parents compensated me with a built in swimming pool.  I recall the hot summer day they bulldozed the brick wall, tore out the lemon and plum trees, and started digging the hole. Within a few months, we had a huge pool. 
I spent most summers flat on my back on the hot concrete competing for “woman with the most wrinkles when grown.”  I’m sure I won. I was an only child, but my mom did peer through the screen door every once in a while and make sure I was alive.  I had friends over occasionally, too, but it seemed like my popularity soared only when the temperature did, and I avoided fair-weather friends.  Still do.
I can’t complain about anything, really.  But summer vacation was long, even tedious, and I anticipated returning to school long before we cooked hot dogs to celebrate Labor Day.
As an adult, my family vacations often.  We’ve taken trips to many of the national parks, visited the world’s best beaches, stayed in mountain chalets and five star hotels, camped under soaring Redwoods and under star spangled skies—vacation is always something new, something adventurous.
My parents sold their house a few years ago, and I miss the pool most of all.  Come to find out, the long, hot days spent alone beside the shimmer of chlorinated water made me the writer I am.   I’d spend those long hours imagining my future life, the lives of others, and the stories I’d write someday. 
It isn’t a coincidence that One Wet Summer is set poolside at a resort in sultry Savannah, Georgia.  The setting is a thank you and a love letter to my parents—who cared enough to give me all they could and certainly much better than they ever had.  





One Wet Summer


Ann Montclair

Musa Publishing


May 24th 2012










Maura Fields loves her uncomplicated, independent, single life, but things quickly change when a summer vacation opens the door to an unexpected world of passion and desire. Wealthy Savannah hotelier Ben Driscoll had his playboy lifestyle upended when his ex-wife died, entrusting him to care for their daughter—a child he sequesters and vows to protect from future heartache and disappointment. Can the wall Ben has built around his heart withstand the assault from the intriguing, beguiling Maura, or will it crumble, leaving him vulnerable to the undeniable attraction and unbridled need to make her his own?



Thursday, June 28, 2012

Top Ten Reasons to Fall in Love with Marco Vieri

Love to Read Romance welcomes our guest today....
Laura Kaye author of Her Forbidden Hero

Top Ten Reasons to Fall in Love with Marco Vieri


Today I’m very excited to be at Love to Read Romance to share my recent contemporary romance release, Her Forbidden Hero. I simply adored writing this book, which first came to me with the vision of a badly damaged man sitting in the near dark struggling to play the guitar. That’s the way it is for me, usually, a character—and most frequently the hero—will come to me and tell his story. And there haven’t been many heroes I’ve loved writing more than Her Forbidden Hero’s Marco Vieri. So, since I adore heroes, I thought I’d share the top ten reasons I think you just might fall in love with mine:


10) Marco is tortured by the guilt over the deaths of his Army Special Forces teammates. He believes his own failure of judgment caused their deaths, and therefore feels unworthy of the solace and comfort love could provide. He believes he deserves the pain he feels.


9) He is protective of those he loves and selfless to a fault, denying himself what he needs so he can give others—especially his best friend’s younger sister Alyssa—what they need first.


8) He’s has a warrior’s heart. Marco stands for honor, doing what is right, protecting the defenseless and standing up for the innocent. He is a hero in every definition of the word. 


7) He has a warrior’s body. Marco is six-foot-three-inches of hard muscle honed under the hardest, most trying circumstances. Even after being discharged from the Army Special Forces, he runs relentlessly and kickboxes to keep his reflexes and instincts sharp. And he has the scars to prove his willingness to sacrifice himself for brothers and country.


6) He has dark hair and bright blue eyes. And it’s a killer combination.


5) He drives a ’67 Mustang. As if Marco wasn’t hot enough, picture him in this car.


4) He is all alpha. From his Special Forces background to risking his life for his country. From his protectiveness to his tortured heart. From his defense of Alyssa over and over to his finally giving in to take what he wants, Marco is the living, breathing embodiment of the strong, alpha male.


3) He knows what he wants, and what he wants is Alyssa Scott. The desire and possessiveness that floods through him shocks even Marco, and when he finally gives in…let’s just say I. Love. That. Scene.


2) He’s a skilled lover. Just ask Alyssa. Whether he’s claiming her in a mountain lake or in his bed, he knows how to please. Me likey! And you will too!


1) He sings and plays the guitar. Did anyone else just melt? Because I know I’m a totally sucker for a hottie with an instrument in his hands!


Need more convincing? Read on…



Warm arms came around his stomach as Alyssa embraced him from behind. Her head settled between his shoulder blades and, without telling his hand to move, he found himself clutching her hands to his chest.


He gave in to the comfort of her touch and absorbed everything he could from her. The magic of her music still swirled in the air, and in his mind’s eye, he saw himself turning in her arms, bending down, clutching her face in his hands, and drawing their mouths together. He’d walk her backward through the house as their hands tugged at shirts and bared skin. They’d end up on the bed and she’d be all splayed out, warm and his for the taking.


Alyssa nuzzled into his back and pressed a kiss against his shoulder.


He sucked in a breath, his erection punching against the fly of his jeans again. But it wouldn’t just be sex. Not with her. The ache in his chest and the constriction in his throat, that was about the part of him that wanted to comfort her and be comforted in return, that wanted companionship and a place to belong. It would be about lo— 


He shook his head, clamping down on the tail end of that thought. Without question, Alyssa would give him everything he wanted and more, but what he wanted was just a bunch of fantasy bullshit for someone like him.


It killed him to do so, but he twisted free of her arms and forced himself to face her. Frustration and regret weighed on his shoulders like an anvil. “This”—he waved his finger back and forth between them and swallowed down a river of sadness—“this right here. This can’t happen.”


Alyssa’s expression morphed from surprise into hurt, and the tinge of pink on her cheeks revealed a healthy dose of embarrassment mixed in.


Wasn’t that the sour cherry on his shit sundae? Hurting her was the last thing he wanted to do, but better to hurt her a little now than a lot later.


Aww, Marco! LOL




GIVEAWAY! Did you have a favorite reason to fall in love with Marco Vieri? Comment with your email address and be entered to win an ebook of Her Forbidden Hero! Open to international! Good luck!




You always want what you can't have...


She's always been off-limits...
Former Army Special Forces Sgt. Marco Vieri has never thought of Alyssa Scott as more than his best friend's little sister, but her return home changes that...and challenges him to keep his war-borne demons at bay. Marco's not the same person he was back when he protected Alyssa from her abusive father, and he's not about to let her see the mess he's become.
...but now she's all grown up.
When Alyssa takes a job at the bar where Marco works, her carefree smiles wreak havoc on his resolve to bury his feelings. How can he protect her when he can't stop thinking about her in his bed? But Alyssa's not looking for protection--not anymore. Now that she's back in his life, she's determined to heal her forbidden hero, one touch at a time...








WOW I didn't need 10 reasons to fall in love with Marco, I mean just look at that picture! Then read his story. I loved this book! I have the greatest respect for our military (my son is one), those who serve are the best heroes! Ms. Kaye does a wonderful job of portraying our injured heroes coming home from war with both mental and physical problems. Alyssa has also been through more than her share of hard times which I believe really helps them "fit" together in this story. 
If you love military heroes and love to read about them battling their war wounds to find their HEA you will really enjoy this book! I did!  
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Voted Breakout Author of the Year in the 2011 Grave Tells Readers’ Choice Awards, Laura is the bestselling and award-winning author of over a half-dozen books in paranormal, contemporary and erotic romance. Hearts in Darkness is the EPIC eBook Award Winner for Best Novella and HOLT Medallion Award of Merit Winner for Best Romance Novella, Forever Freed is the NJRW Golden Leaf Winner for Best Paranormal of 2011 and is a finalist for two GDRWA Booksellers’ Best Awards, and North of Need, the first book in the Hearts of the Anemoi series, is a finalist for a FF&P PRISM award, was named GraveTells’ Best Book of 2011 and won their 5-STAR Gold Heart Award, and won Sizzling Hot Read of the Year at Sizzling Hot Books. Laura lives in Maryland with her husband, two daughters, and cute-but-bad dog, and appreciates her view of the Chesapeake Bay every day.



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Review/Giveaway The Teacher's Billionaire

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The Teacher's Billionaire


The Sherbrookes of Newport Book 1



Christina Tetreault



CreateSpace
April 2, 2012
200 pages

Callie Taylor's life is turned upside down when she learns the truth about her birth following the death of her mother. Not only is her father alive, but he's none other than presidential candidate Senator Warren Sherbrooke. 

Billionaire and confirmed bachelor, Dylan Talbot, is devoted to his family. When his stepfather Warren Sherbrooke receives a letter from a past love telling him they have a daughter together, Dylan is instantly suspicious. In order to keep the media vultures away and protect Warren's political aspirations, Dylan convinces Warren to let him handle the situation. 

As Callie and Dylan spend time together, they can't resist the feelings that blossom between them. However, when Callie learns the real reason he has been spending time with her their fledgling romance is put in jeopardy and only complete honesty can save it.









Dylan was still staring out the window twenty minutes later when he heard Callie enter the room.  Turning to watch her, an unfamiliar feeling of contentment settled over him.  Having her here in his apartment just felt natural.  Reaching for her hand he tugged her close.  “Have a nice nap?”
Callie nodded.  “You should have woken me,” she replied just before yawning. 
  “Obviously you needed the rest.”  He pointed out laughing.  “Besides I plan on keeping you up tonight so I figured letting you sleep now was in my best interest.”
  She blushed at his comment, and he couldn't resist the urge to kiss her. Dylan forced himself to pull away before they ended up in his bedroom again. 
  Damn.  He'd only intended a quick kiss.  Yet once again he got carried away.  It happened so easily with her.  It wasn't something he was used to.  He always remained in control, no matter who he was with.  Yet with Callie all his control went not only out the window but down the street to the next block, and Dylan kept forcing himself to not think about why.

This was a charming romance, a light, fun summertime read. The characters were well developed and this was a great start to the new series, can't wait to read more. Callie has her whole life turned upside down with the revelation of who her father is and Dylan is suspicious and trying to protect his stepfather and family. They both find love unexpectedly and it is almost lost when Callie discovers Dylan's reasons behind spending time with her. Ahhh but honesty prevails....      

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*Disclosure of Material Connection: I am a member of Reading Addiction Blog Tours and a copy of this book was provided to me by the author. Although payment may have been received by Reading Addiction Blog Tours, no payment was received by me in exchange for this review. There was no obligation to write a positive review. All opinions expressed are entirely my own and may not necessarily agree with those of the author, publisher, publicist, or readers of this review. This disclosure is in accordance with the Federal Trade Commision’s 16 CFR, Part 255, Guides Concerning Use of Endorcements and Testimonials in Advertising*















I wrote my first story with characters similar to those in the Sweet Valley Twins books at the age of 10 on my grandmother's manual typewriter. As I got older my stories and characters became more mature.
During my freshman year at UMass Dartmouth, I read my first romance novel and fell in love with the
genre. I have been writing romance ever since.

Today I live with my husband, three beautiful daughters and two dogs in Massachusetts. Whenever I
have a free moment you'll find me either reading a romance novel or working on my most current story.



Tuesday, June 26, 2012

Release day review! Can't Buy Me Love by Molly O'Keefe


Can't Buy Me Love

Molly O'Keefe

Random House

June 26th 2012

368 pages








A girl from the wrong side of the tracks, Tara Jean Sweet knows that opportunity will never knock; she’ll have to seize it. Elderly Texas rancher Lyle Baker has a dying request: He will give Tara Jean a stake in his leather business in exchange for a little family subterfuge. All Tara Jean has to do is play the part of a gold-digging fiancĂ©e to lure Lyle’s estranged children home. The mission is soon accomplished. 

Now Lyle’s gone—and his ridiculously handsome son, Luc, an ice hockey superstar sidelined by injuries, is the new owner of Crooked Creek ranch. He’s also Tara Jean’s boss. But being so close to sinfully sweet Tara Jean does crazy things to Luc’s priorities, like make him want to pry her deepest secrets from those irresistible lips. But when Tara Jean’s past demands a dirty showdown, will Luc stay and fight?











Looking at the cover I was expecting a fluffy romantic comedy type of story…but I got a whole lot more, I was really surprised by the depth of the storyline. The characters have some heavy baggage from the past and some real issues from the present. It was a much more emotional read than I expected.
Having said all that I really liked the book. Ms. O’Keefe did a great job with the characters and made the way they handled their situations very realistic.  Tara and Luc make a great pair, lots of heat there! Tara is so sassy you can’t wait to see what she will say next! At first I did not like Victoria (Luc’s sister) she seemed so shallow and insecure but she eventually comes into her own and I’m looking forward to her story in the next book.  
Book provided by the publisher for review.








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Molly O'Keefe is a RITA-Award winning author with 20 Harlequin novels in publication. She's won the Romantic Times Reviewers Choice award for Best Flipside in 2005 and Best Superromance in 2008. Her first Bantam Contemporary Romances, Can't Buy Me Love will be released in June 2012 and it's follow up Can't Hurry Love in July 2012. She lives in Toronto, Canada with her family and the largest heap of dirty laundry in North America.


Monday, June 25, 2012

Three's A Crowd




Three’s a Crowd
Ella Jade


Connor Hughes is a lucky man. Janine and Sierra, the two sexy women who live downstairs from him have invited him to watch their intimate time in the bedroom. Connor is a willing spectator, but can't believe it when Janine asks him to join in on the fun. Connor is drawn to Sierra in ways he'd never imagined. There is something very familiar about the dark-haired beauty that has him wondering why she calls to him.
When fantasy mixes with reality, Connor gives into temptation in more ways than one. Will he figure out who Sierra is to him? Can the feeling last all night?







"Wake up, baby."
This has been one fucked up ride.
He opened his eyes to find Sierra straddling him. He blinked a few times, trying to focus and get his bearings. They were in their bedroom. He must have missed the alarm. The sunlight streamed in through the blinds and he could smell the coffee brewing from the kitchen.
"Time to wake up, sleepyhead."
“Huh?”
She was naked and stroking his cock. His favorite way to wake up.
“Baby, you were having some dream.” She giggled. “I didn’t even do anything to you yet and you’re rock hard.”









AMAZON   Three's a Crowd
  








Ella Jade has been writing for as long as she can remember. As a child, she often had a notebook and pen with her and now as an adult, the laptop is never far. The plots and dialogue have always played out in her head, but she never knew what to do with them. That all changed when she discovered the eBooks industry. She started penning novels at a rapid pace and now she can't be stopped.
Ella resides in New Jersey with her husband and two young boys. When she's not chasing after her kids, she's busy writing, attending PTO meetings, kickboxing and scrapbooking. She hope's you'll get lost in her words.







Friday, June 22, 2012

Southern Challenges and Cheers from Lauren Clark!

Our guest today is Lauren Clark author of Stay Tuned and Dancing Naked in Dixie



Love to Read Romance asked:  What are some of your favorite "southern things" and what are some of your least favorite "southern things"??
  
This question made me start giggling before I even began typing (Covers eyes here)! There are so many things that I love about the South, but I will say that there is some culture shock associated with moving to a different part of the country.

I'm going to break it down with the very politically correct "Southern Challenges" (things I could live without) and "Southern Cheers" (things I adore and don't want to live without).
  
Southern "Challenges"

- CRITTERS. There are so many creepy, crawly things in the South. On occasion, I've found little green lizards in my laundry basket and bathroom (harmless), stepped in fire ant piles (they bite and your skin swells up and itches like crazy), snakes (do NOT wander into tall grass), and cockroaches (shiver, squeal, stand on chair and call for husband).

- THE HEAT. When I moved to Alabama, it was in July, with temperatures reaching into the hundreds every day. At night, things might cool off a little, into the nineties. Whew! The humidity melts makeup and wilts hair -- making it nearly impossible to look feminine and fresh after about five minutes outside. The solution: Don't go outside between Memorial Day and Labor Day.

- HUNTER'S FOOD. To each his or her own, but there are some things I will not eat or drink. Most of those include creatures that many men in the South like to hunt: Squirrel, Rabbit, Dove, Pheasant, Deer, Frog Legs. I'll also throw in a few much-loved snacks: Pork Rinds, Beef Jerky, and Boiled Peanuts. (Yes, boiled. Many people love peanuts boiled, but they tend to be soft and a bit soggy.)

- SWEET TEA. I really, really have tried to like it. Friends of mine have recommended trying it half and half (1/2 sweet tea mixed with 1/2 unsweetened tea). Didn't help. I still can't drink it.

- FOOTBALL. I have to pray that my husband doesn't read this post. In the South, Football = Religious Experience. I found a sign (and almost bought it) that says: We Interrupt This Marriage for Football Season. Yes, that is my life from August until January. In Alabama, the rivalry between college teams is so serious that babies are dressed in Auburn or University of Alabama garb from birth and taught to say "War Eagle" or "Roll Tide" before the age of two. While I really enjoy sports, appreciate the value of athletics, and can applaud skilled players and coaches, I do wish that the competition could be a bit less intense and cutthroat.

- TOLERANCE. Much has been done to promote acceptance of racial, religious, and cultural differences, but there is still much work to be done.


Southern Cheers

- THE FOOD. Oh, my goodness. The food. Where do I begin? The Deep South provides an unbelievable array of delicious meal choices. When I first moved to Alabama, a friend asked if I'd like to go to a "meat and three." (A what?) As it turns out, a "meat and three" is a country-style restaurant which features a "meat" of the day (fried chicken, pulled pork) and three vegetables (creamed corn, friend okra, butter beans). Dessert is included and consists of mouth-watering choices like Banana Pudding, Peach Cobbler, and Pecan Pie. Pure heaven. All for less than six or seven dollars.

- THE PEOPLE. No one is a stranger in the Deep South. Everyone waves, even when passing by in a car or truck. On the sidewalk or in the grocery store, everyone says hello. People ask about your day and expect you to answer. I had a flat tire on a highway and a man stopped and fixed it for me, no questions asked.

- MANNERS. Children, from the time they are able to speak, are taught to say, "Yes ma'am," "No sir," "please," and "thank you" to any and all adults, not just family. This includes strangers, store workers, neighbors, etc. And as young people and adults, those "ma'am" and "sir" are still used with parents, grandparents, aunts, uncles, teachers, neighbors, and all adults. It's a form of respect, and so reinforced that it becomes automatic. Now, when I travel outside the South, it's jarring to hear children who don't use manners and don't say "ma'am" or "sir."

- THE WEATHER. After twenty years of snow and freezing cold October through May, it's so wonderful to wake up to blue sky and sunshine during the winter months. I do, however, miss snow at Christmas.

- ARCHITECTURE. Traditional antebellum homes in the South are so gorgeous, with their sprawling porches and elegant columns. We own a one-hundred-and-eight-year-old home in a historic district with lovely heart pine hardwood floors, tall ceilings, and sliding pocket doors. Our friends live in adorable bungalows, regal plantation-style homes, and everything in between. Each one is unique and special in its own way.

- LITERATURE. Truman Capote (In Cold Blood). Rick Bragg (All Over But the Shoutin'). Winston Groom (Forrest Gump). Mark Childress (Crazy in Alabama). Joshilyn Jackson (Gods in Alabama). Fannie Flagg (Fried Green Tomatoes at the Whistle Stop Cafe). Harper Lee (To Kill a Mockingbird). Enough said. And this past year, I've been lucky enough to meet Joshilyn Jackson (funny and real!), Fannie Flagg (polite and lovely), and be in the same room with Harper Lee (wow!) at the April 2012 Alabama Writers Symposium in Monroeville.
While I miss many things about my hometown in Upstate New York, I also believe two things:

1. There is magic to be found in any town or city...sometimes, you just have to look for it (or go find it yourself)!

2. And, as long as your loved ones and friends are near, any place in the world can be called "Home."

 Check out Lauren's latest release... it is awesome!~


Dancing Naked in Dixie

Lauren Clark

Monterey Press

May 21st 2012














Travel writer Julia Sullivan lives life in fast-forward. She jet sets to Europe and the Caribbean with barely a moment to blink or sleep. But too many mishaps and missed deadlines have Julia on the verge of being fired. 

With a stern warning, and unemployment looming, she's offered one last chance to rescue her career. Julia embarks on an unlikely journey to the ‘Heart of Dixie’—Eufaula, Alabama—home to magnificent mansions, sweet tea, and the annual Pilgrimage. 

Julia arrives, soon charmed by the lovely city and her handsome host, but her stay is marred by a shocking discovery. Can Julia's story save her career, Eufaula, and the annual Pilgrimage?




The Deep South is the perfect setting for Lauren Clark’s novels; contemporary fiction sprinkled with secrets, sunshine, and surprises. Her heroines are real women with real obstacles in their lives; challenges that require strength, sacrifice, and personal growth. And while it’s convenient to have a prince charming on standby, Lauren’s heroines are capable of creating their own happily-ever afters–with brains, not beauty, saving the day.
A former TV anchor, Lauren is a reformed news junkie, non-reformed coffee drinker, and certified library geek. She loves the color pink, her Electra Townie bike, and any place she can see the ocean and stick her toes in the sand. Lauren adores her family, paying it forward, eight hours of sleep a night, homemade macaroni and cheese, and true-blue friends.

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Thursday, June 21, 2012

Dancing Naked in Dixie by Lauren Clark

Dancing Naked in Dixie

Lauren Clark

Monterey Press

May 21st 2012












Travel writer Julia Sullivan lives life in fast-forward. She jet sets to Europe and the Caribbean with barely a moment to blink or sleep. But too many mishaps and missed deadlines have Julia on the verge of being fired. 

With a stern warning, and unemployment looming, she's offered one last chance to rescue her career. Julia embarks on an unlikely journey to the ‘Heart of Dixie’—Eufaula, Alabama—home to magnificent mansions, sweet tea, and the annual Pilgrimage. 

Julia arrives, soon charmed by the lovely city and her handsome host, but her stay is marred by a shocking discovery. Can Julia's story save her career, Eufaula, and the annual Pilgrimage?




The Best Butts in Alabama, the huge billboard above my head brags. A robust pink pig, dressed in blue overalls and a cowboy hat, winks down at me. Next to the hog’s turned up nose, royal blue letters read ‘Phil’s Bar-B-Q.’ 

Phil certainly knows how to make a first impression. As does Mother Nature.

The sunshine beats down on my shoulder through the window. Is it always this muggy in December? I swipe at my forehead with the back of my hand and do quick surveillance.

Where is the historic, elegant city I was promised in the letter? There is a normal-looking church across the street, a run-of-the-mill real estate business to my right, and a tiny hole-in-the-wall place called The Donut King, which seems to be doing ten times more business than the Winn-Dixie grocery store I just passed.

So far, all I see of Eufaula, Alabama is more in-your-face commercial than traveler chic. Of course, I’m not in the best frame of mind to become one with my surroundings.

After a lousy Thursday morning of sulking and a rushed packing job, I sent an RSVP with regrets for the fundraiser, gave away my tickets to the Met, left a voice mail for Andrew, and changed my ticket to an earlier departure.

Hours later, after fighting through JFK security, surviving the cramped flight to Atlanta, I spent the night in Buckhead, Georgia, picked up my enormous rented SUV this morning (it was either that or a red minivan), and began driving the three-and-a-half hours to reach my pinhole-on-a-map destination.

All to save my job.



Dancing Naked in Dixie is a really fun read. I was laughing out loud in the first chapter! Being born and raised in Alabama this book brought so many people, places and things to me that seemed familiar, made me feel right at home. Having also lived in New York I could totally relate to how Julia felt about all those “strange” southern things.  I was truly impressed with Ms. Clark’s ability to weave lots of southern charm into this book. In the end Julia realizes the hustle bustle of the big city and always being on the go is not all there is to life. After I read Stay Tuned I became a fan of Ms. Clark’s books but this one is even better. I love this book, my favorite book so far this year. Ms. Clark is great with character building and her ability to build a scene is superb. Grab a big glass of sweet tea and plop down in the porch swing and enjoy this great story!
This book was provided to me by the author for review.


The Deep South is the perfect setting for Lauren Clark’s novels; contemporary fiction sprinkled with secrets, sunshine, and surprises. Her heroines are real women with real obstacles in their lives; challenges that require strength, sacrifice, and personal growth. And while it’s convenient to have a prince charming on standby, Lauren’s heroines are capable of creating their own happily-ever afters–with brains, not beauty, saving the day.
A former TV anchor, Lauren is a reformed news junkie, non-reformed coffee drinker, and certified library geek. She loves the color pink, her Electra Townie bike, and any place she can see the ocean and stick her toes in the sand. Lauren adores her family, paying it forward, eight hours of sleep a night, homemade macaroni and cheese, and true-blue friends.

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