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Billy Coffey, author of STEAL AWAY HOME, on tour January/February 2018

Posted By on December 4, 2017

About Steal Away Home

Paperback: 400 pages

Publisher: Thomas Nelson (January 2, 2018)

“This is a powerful story of grief, love, forgiveness, and holy mystery, and I loved it. Billy Coffey is a master storyteller.” —Lauren Denton, USA Today bestselling author of The Hideaway

Owen Cross grew up with two loves: one a game, the other a girl. One of his loves ruined him. Now he’s counting on the other to save him.

Owen Cross’s father is a hard man, proud in his brokenness, who wants nothing more than for Owen to succeed where he failed. With his innate talents and his father’s firm hand guiding him, Owen goes to college with dreams of the major leagues—and an emptiness full of a girl named Micky Dullahan.

Owen loved Micky from the first time they met on the hill between their two worlds: his middle-class home and her troubled Shantytown. Years later he leaves her for the dugouts and the autographs, but their days together follow him. When he finally returns home, he discovers that even peace comes at a cost. And that the hardest things to say are to the ones we love the most.

From bestselling author Billy Coffey comes a haunting story of small-town love, blinding ambition, and the risk of giving it all for one last chance.

“In one evening, a single baseball game, Coffey invites us into a lifetime. With lyrical prose and aching description we join Owen Cross on a journey of love, loss, faith, the unexpected—and America’s favorite pastime.” —Katherine Reay, author of Dear Mr. Knightley and The Austen Escape

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About Billy Coffey

Billy Coffey’s critically acclaimed books combine rural Southern charm with a vision far beyond the ordinary. He is a regular contributor to several publications, where he writes about faith and life. Billy lives with his wife and two children in Virginia’s Blue Ridge Mountains.

 

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Billy Coffey’s TLC Book Tours TOUR STOPS:

Monday, January 29th: Write Read Life

Tuesday, January 30th: @readingbringsjoy

Wednesday, January 31st: The Library of Mrs. Gardner and @mrs.literarylovely

Thursday, February 1st: @createexploreread

Friday, February 2nd: Reviews from the Heart

Monday, February 5th: The Sketchy Reader and @thesketchyreader

Tuesday, February 6th: @livethecozylife

Wednesday, February 7th: Jathan & Heather

Thursday, February 8th: Girl Who Reads

Thursday, February 8th: @kelli_reads

Friday, February 9th: Mel’s Shelves

Monday, February 12th: Cheryl’s Book Nook

Tuesday, February 13th: Books and Bindings

Wednesday, February 14th: Books a la Mode – guest post

Thursday, February 15th: @mwladieswholit

Friday, February 16th: Becca the Bibliophile

Monday, February 19th: Satisfaction for Insatiable Readers

Tuesday, February 20th: @the_book_darling

Wednesday, February 21st: By the Book

Thursday, February 22nd: A Chick Who Reads

Friday, February 23rd: @papercutsandpages

Colleen Coble, author of THE VIEW FROM RAINSHADOW BAY, on tour February 2018

Posted By on December 4, 2017

About The View from Rainshadow Bay

Series: A Lavender Tides Novel

Paperback: 336 pages

Publisher: Thomas Nelson (January 23, 2018)

“Prepare to stay up all night with Colleen Coble. Coble’s beautiful, emotional prose coupled with her keen sense of pacing, escalating danger, and very real characters place her firmly at the top of the suspense genre. I could not put this book down.” –Allison Brennan, New York Times bestselling author of Shattered

After her husband, Jack, dies in a climbing incident, Shauna has only her five-year-old son and her helicopter charter business to live for. Every day is a struggle to make ends meet and she lives in constant fear of losing even more than she already has.

When her business partner is murdered, his final words convince Shauna that she’s in danger too. But where can she turn? Zach Bannister was her husband’s best friend and is the person she blames for his death. She’s barely spoken to him since. But right now he seems her only hope for protecting her son.

Zach is only too happy to assuage his guilt over Jack’s death by helping Shauna any way he can. But there are secrets involved dating back to Shauna’s childhood that more than one person would prefer to stay hidden.

In The View from Rainshadow Bay, suspense, danger, and a longing to love again ignite amid the gorgeous lavender fields of Washington State.

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About Colleen Coble

USA Today bestselling author Colleen Coble has written numerous romantic suspense novels including The Inn at Ocean’s EdgeTwilight at Blueberry Barrens, and Beneath Copper Falls.

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Colleen Coble’s TLC Book Tours TOUR STOPS:

Thursday, February 1st: Books a la Mode – guest post

Thursday, February 1st: Mel’s Shelves

Friday, February 2nd: From the TBR Pile

Monday, February 5th: Books & Spoons

Monday, February 5th: Write Read Life

Tuesday, February 6th:  The Library of Mrs. Gardner and @mrs.literarylovely

Tuesday, February 6th: @createexploreread

Wednesday, February 7th: Books and Bindings

Thursday, February 8th: @readingbringsjoy

Friday, February 9th: Katy’s Library and @katyslibrary

Monday, February 12th: Empowermoms 

Monday, February 12th: Why Girls Are Weird

Tuesday, February 13th: Black ‘n Gold Girls Reviews

Tuesday, February 13th: @papercutsandpages

Wednesday, February 14th: By the Book

Thursday, February 15th: @livethecozylife

Friday, February 16th: View from the Birdhouse

Monday, February 19th: Just One More Chapter

Monday, February 19th: Reviews from the Heart

Tuesday, February 20th: @kelli_reads

Tuesday, February 20th: Stranded in Chaos and @sarastrand9438

Wednesday, February 21st: @Rissi006

Thursday, February 22nd: Read Eat Repeat

Thursday, February 22nd: Splashes of Joy

Friday, February 23rd: Jathan & Heather

Monday, February 26th: @the_book_darling

Tuesday, February 27th: Mystery Suspense Reviews

Tuesday, February 27th: Cheryl’s Book Nook

Wednesday, February 28th: Diary of a Stay at Home Mom

Wednesday, February 28th: What is That Book About

TLC Book Tours TOUR STOPS for December 4th – 8th

Posted By on December 4, 2017

Atlas of Beer

Monday, December 4th: Instagram: @thehoppytraveller

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Garden of Lamentations by Deborah Crombie

Monday, December 4th: Ace and Hoser Blook

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The Silent Fountain by Victoria Fox

Monday, December 4th: Jathan & Heather

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Christmastime Cowboy by Maisey Yates

Monday, December 4th: Moonlight Rendezvous

Tuesday, December 5th: Cara’s Book Boudoir

Tuesday, December 5th: The Romance Dish

Wednesday, December 6th: Written Love Reviews

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A Hundred Small Lessons by Ashley Hay

Monday, December 4th: West Metro Mommy Reads

Tuesday, December 5th: Kahakai Kitchen blog and Instagram

Wednesday, December 6th: Patricia’s Wisdom

Thursday, December 7th: Novel Gossip blog and Instagram

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Moonlight Over Manhattan by Sarah Morgan

Monday, December 4th: Literary Llama blog and Instagram

Monday, December 4th: Cara’s Book Boudoir

Tuesday, December 5th: Bewitched Bookworms

Wednesday, December 6th: Laura’s Reviews

Wednesday, December 6th: Girls in Books blog and Instagram

Thursday, December 7th: From the TBR Pile

Thursday, December 7th: Kritter’s Ramblings

Friday, December 8th: View from the Birdhouse

Friday, December 8th: Chick Lit Central

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The Lady Travelers Guide to Larceny With a Dashing Stranger by Victoria Alexander

Monday, December 4th: Moonlight Rendezvous

Tuesday, December 5th: Reading Reality

Wednesday, December 6th: Books a la Mode – spotlight/excerpt

Thursday, December 7th: The Romance Dish

Friday, December 8th: What I’m Reading

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Close Contact by Lori Foster

Monday, December 4th: The Sassy Bookster

Monday, December 4th: Natalie the Biblioholic

Tuesday, December 5th: OMG Reads

Wednesday, December 6th: Of Pens and Pages

Wednesday, December 6th: Jathan & Heather

Thursday, December 7th: All Things Bookaholic.

Friday, December 8th: Cheryl’s Book Nook

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Cowboy’s Legacy by B.J. Daniels

Monday, December 4th: Romantic Reads and Such

Tuesday, December 5th: Moonlight Rendezvous

Wednesday, December 6th: From the TBR Pile

Friday, December 8th: Thoughts of a Blonde

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Little Broken Things by Nicole Baart

Monday, December 4th: Katy’s Library blog and Instagram

Wednesday, December 6th: Lit Wit Wine Dine

Friday, December 8th: Ms. Nose in a Book

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The Trick by Emanuel Bergmann

Monday, December 4th: Novel Gossip blog and Instagram

Wednesday, December 6th: Caryn, the Book Whisperer

Friday, December 8th: Satisfaction for Insatiable Readers

Friday, December 8th: Jathan & Heather

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Winter Holiday Traditions blog tour

Monday, December 4th: Satisfaction for Insatiable Readers – Linda Lael Miller guest post

Wednesday, December 6th: The Romance Dish – – excerpt from Can’t Let Go by Gena Showalter

Friday, December 8th: Books and Spoons – Delores Fossen guest post, “Candy Cane Memories”

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The Paris Secret by Karen Swan

Monday, December 4th: No More Grumpy Bookseller

Monday, December 4th: Reading Reality

Friday, December 8th: A Splendid Messy Life

Friday, December 8th: 5 Minutes For Books

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Lona Chang by AshleyRose Sullivan

Thursday, December 7th: The Desert Bibliophile

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The Keeper of Lost Things by Ruth Hogan

Thursday, December 7th: BookNAround

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Book Club Contest for December 2017

Posted By on December 1, 2017

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Engrossing and twisty! Book clubs will love

Anatomy of a Scandal

Anatomy of a Scandal by Sarah Vaughan

  • Hardcover: 400 pages
  • Publisher: Atria/Emily Bestler Books (January 23, 2018)

“A strong choice for book clubs. Former political correspondent Vaughan makes an impressive debut with this savvy, propulsive courtroom drama.” —Kirkus Reviews (starred review)

An astonishingly incisive and suspenseful novel about a scandal amongst Britain’s privileged elite and the women caught up in its wake.

Sophie’s husband James is a loving father, a handsome man, a charismatic and successful public figure. And yet he stands accused of a terrible crime. Sophie is convinced he is innocent and desperate to protect her precious family from the lies that threaten to rip them apart.

Kate is the lawyer hired to prosecute the case: an experienced professional who knows that the law is all about winning the argument. And yet Kate seeks the truth at all times. She is certain James is guilty and is determined he will pay for his crimes.

Who is right about James? Sophie or Kate? And is either of them informed by anything more than instinct and personal experience? Despite her privileged upbringing, Sophie is well aware that her beautiful life is not inviolable. She has known it since she and James were first lovers, at Oxford, and she witnessed how easily pleasure could tip into tragedy.

Most people would prefer not to try to understand what passes between a man and a woman when they are alone: alone in bed, alone in an embrace, alone in an elevator… Or alone in the moonlit courtyard of an Oxford college, where a girl once stood before a boy, heart pounding with excitement, then fear. Sophie never understood why her tutorial partner Holly left Oxford so abruptly. What would she think, if she knew the truth?

“Vaughan offers gripping insight into a political scandal’s hidden machinations and the tension between justice and privilege…Absorbing, polished.”—Booklist(starred review)

“Skillfully interweaving the story of the unfolding scandal, Vaughan gradually reveals just how shockingly high the stakes are…Sinewy…engrossing, twist-filled.” —Publishers Weekly (starred review)

For more information on Anatomy of a Scandal, please check out the website Anatomyofascandal.com.

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The inspiring and irresistible true story of the women who broke barriers and finish-line ribbons in pursuit of Olympic Gold

Fire on the Track

Fire on the Track: Betty Robinson and the Triumph of the Early Olympic Women by Roseanne Montillo

  • Hardcover: 304 pages
  • Publisher: Crown (October 17, 2017)

When Betty Robinson assumed the starting position at the 1928 Olympic Games in Amsterdam, she was participating in what was only her fourth-ever organized track meet. She crossed the finish line as a gold medalist and the fastest woman in the world. This improbable athletic phenom was an ordinary high school student, discovered running for a train in rural Illinois mere months before her Olympic debut. Amsterdam made her a star.

But at the top of her game, her career (and life) almost came to a tragic end when a plane she and her cousin were piloting crashed. So dire was Betty’s condition that she was taken to the local morgue; only upon the undertaker’s inspection was it determined she was still breathing. Betty, once a natural runner who always coasted to victory, soon found herself fighting to walk.

While Betty was recovering, the other women of Track and Field were given the chance to shine in the Los Angeles Games, building on Betty’s pioneering role as the first female Olympic champion in the sport. These athletes became more visible and more accepted, as stars like Babe Didrikson and Stella Walsh showed the world what women could do. And—miraculously—through grit and countless hours of training, Betty earned her way onto the 1936 Olympic team, again locking her sights on gold as she and her American teammates went up against the German favorites in Hitler’s Berlin.

Told in vivid detail with novelistic flair, Fire on the Track is an unforgettable portrait of these trailblazers in action.

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Outstanding Debut Novel from an Author to Watch!

The House on Foster Hill

The House on Foster Hill by Jaime Jo Wright

  • Paperback: 368 pages
  • Publisher: Bethany House Publishers (November 21, 2017)

Kaine Prescott is no stranger to death. When her husband died two years ago, her pleas for further investigation into his suspicious death fell on deaf ears. In desperate need of a fresh start, Kaine purchases an old house sight unseen in her grandfather’s Wisconsin hometown. But one look at the eerie, abandoned house immediately leaves her questioning her rash decision. And when the house’s dark history comes back with a vengeance, Kaine is forced to face the terrifying realization she has nowhere left to hide.

A century earlier, the house on Foster Hill holds nothing but painful memories for Ivy Thorpe. When an unidentified woman is found dead on the property, Ivy is compelled to discover her identity. Ivy’s search leads her into dangerous waters and, even as she works together with a man from her past, can she unravel the mystery before any other lives–including her own–are lost?

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Don’t miss Heather Hayford’s print debut and the first book in the Williamette Valley Romance series!

The Sweet Spot

The Sweet Spot by Heather Hayford

  • Series: A Willamette Valley Romance (Book 1)
  • Mass Market Paperback
  • Publisher: Lyrical Press (February 27, 2018)

 

A summer friendship ripens into something more . . . 

Welcome to Ribbon Ridge, Oregon, a small town steeped in history and graced with verdant valleys. In the first book of Heather Heyford’s newest series, a family-run vineyard is the perfect place to find yourself . . . and lose your heart. 
 
The Vineyards at Ribbon Ridge is about as far away from the big city as Philadelphia music teacher Jamie Martel can get, and it’s the perfect place for her to forget her troubles for a while. But can a dream vacation turn into her real life? When she is offered a summer job at the lush Oregon vineyard, she decides it is time to find out.

Hank Friestatt took over The Vineyards when his parents passed. Committed to keeping their legacy alive, he has poured his heart and soul into the family business. With things back on track, he’s torn between tradition and a tempting opportunity to cut and run. Yet something about down-to-earth Jamie is making him question his plans. As the grapes are harvested and the leaves start to turn, Hank vows to keep the promises he made. Saying goodbye to Jamie, however, may be a lot harder than he thought . . .

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Now a USA Today and Amazon Charts Bestseller!

The Hideaway

The Hideaway by Lauren K. Denton

  • Paperback: 352 pages
  • Publisher: Thomas Nelson (April 11, 2017)

“A story both powerful and enchanting: a don’t-miss novel in the greatest southern traditions of storytelling.” —Patti Callahan Henry, New York Timesbestselling author

When her grandmother’s will wrenches Sara back home, she learns more about Margaret Van Buren in the wake of her death than she ever knew in life.

After her last remaining family member dies, Sara Jenkins goes home to The Hideaway, her grandmother Mags’s ramshackle B&B in Sweet Bay, Alabama. She intends to quickly tie up loose ends then return to her busy life and thriving antique shop in New Orleans. Instead, she learns Mags has willed The Hideaway to her and charged her with renovating it—no small task considering her grandmother’s best friends, a motley crew of senior citizens, still live there.

Rather than hurrying back to New Orleans, Sara stays in Sweet Bay and begins the biggest house-rehabbing project of her career. Amid drywall dust, old memories, and a charming contractor, she discovers that slipping back into life at The Hideaway is easier than she expected.

Then she discovers a box Mags left in the attic with clues to a life Sara never imagined for her grandmother. With help from Mags’s friends, Sara begins to piece together the mysterious life of bravery, passion, and choices that changed her grandmother’s destiny in both marvelous and devastating ways.

When an opportunistic land developer threatens to seize The Hideaway, Sara is forced to make a choice—stay in Sweet Bay and fight for the house and the people she’s grown to love or leave again and return to her successful but solitary life in New Orleans.

“Two endearing heroines and their poignant storylines of love lost and found make this the perfect book for an afternoon on the back porch with a glass of sweet tea.” —Karen WhiteNew York Times bestselling author

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Please fill out our super short registration form (<—click here) by December 31st for a chance to win a set of up to ten copies of one of these great books for your book club! We will randomly choose a winner at the end of the month. This contest is open to clubs in the US only (our apologies to friends in other countries). 

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Heather Graham, author of A DANGEROUS GAME, on tour February thru April 2018

Posted By on November 30, 2017

We are so excited to announce a 2-part tour for A Dangerous Game, a gripping thriller by USA Today bestselling author Heather Graham!

Follow along the excerpt tour beginning in mid February, with long excerpts in consecutive order at each tour stop, followed by a review tour beginning March 13th, release week!

About A Dangerous Game

Hardcover: 336 pages

Publisher: MIRA (March 13, 2018)

TROUBLE ALWAYS FINDS HER…

Wrapping up a normal day at the office, criminal psychologist Kieran Finnegan is accosted by a desperate woman who shoves an infant into her arms and then flees, only to be murdered minutes later on a busy Manhattan street.

Who was the woman? Where did the baby come from? Kieran can’t stop thinking about the child and the victim, so her boyfriend, Craig Frasier, does what any good special agent boyfriend would do—he gets the FBI involved. And asks Kieran to keep out of it.

But the Finnegans have a knack for getting into trouble, and Kieran won’t sit idle when a lead surfaces through her family’s pub. Investigating on her own, she uncovers a dangerous group that plays fast and loose with human lives and will stop at nothing to keep their secrets—and they plan to silence Kieran before she can expose their deadly enterprise.

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About Heather Graham

New York Times and USA Today bestselling author Heather Graham has written more than a hundred novels. She’s a winner of the RWA’s Lifetime Achievement Award, and the Thriller Writers’ Silver Bullet. She is an active member of International Thriller Writers and Mystery Writers of America. For more information on Heather and her work, check out her websites:

TheOriginalHeatherGraham.comeHeatherGraham.com, and HeatherGraham.tv. You can also find Heather on FacebookTwitter, and YouTube.

 

EXCERPT TOUR:

Monday, February 19th: Stuck in Books

Tuesday, February 20th: Books & Spoons

Wednesday, February 21st: Read Love Blog

Thursday, February 22nd: Jathan & Heather

Friday, February 23rd: Clues & Reviews

Monday, February 26th: Moonlight Rendezvous

Tuesday, February 27th: The Sassy Bookster

Wednesday, February 28th: Stranded in Chaos

Thursday, March 1st: Book Reviews and More by Kathy

Friday, March 2nd: Cheryl’s Book Nook

Monday, March 5th: What is That Book About

Tuesday, March 6th: A Holland Reads

Wednesday, March 7th: Books a la Mode

Thursday, March 8th: From the TBR Pile

Friday, March 9th: Nightbird Novels

 

REVIEW TOUR:

Monday, March 12th: Moonlight Rendezvous

Tuesday, March 13th: Books & Bindings

Wednesday, March 14th: Romancing the Readers

Thursday, March 15th: Reading Reality

Friday, March 16th: Clues & Reviews and @cluesandreviews

Friday, March 16th: A Fortress of Books

Monday, March 19th: Patricia’s Wisdom

Monday, March 19th: Evermore Books

Tuesday, March 20th: Thoughts of a Blond

Wednesday, March 21st: Books & Spoons

Thursday, March 22nd: Write Read Life

Friday, March 23rd: The Romance Dish

Friday, March 23rd: Jathan & Heather

Monday, March 26th: From the TBR Pile

Tuesday, March 27th: Stranded in Chaos

Wednesday, March 28th: A Holland Reads

Thursday, March 29th: Cheryl’s Book Nook

Friday, March 30th: Bibliotica

Monday, April 2nd: Sultry Sirens Book Blog

Tuesday, April 3rd: Book Nerd

Wednesday, April 4th: OMG Reads – Spotlight

Thursday, April 5th: Mystery Suspense Reviews