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New Girl in Little Cove
by Damhnait Monaghan
"A creative story about fitting in and making a difference"
Posted May 9, 2021

There are times when a story just touches you. Funny, endearing, and essentially rather simple. Life in Little Cove is simple. What it lacks in numbers it excels in characters. In the NEW GIRL IN LITTLE COVE, the author Damhnait Monaghan immerses the reader in the traditions, language, and Read more...

Picnic in Someday Valley
by Jodi Thomas
"An enthralling group of characters you'll love to learn their stories"
Posted April 27, 2021

What a ragtag group of characters Jodi Thomas has created in PICNIC IN SOMEDAY VALLEY. First impression is that living in this time and place is certainly no picnic for its folk. They work hard and seem to have difficulty making time for play. But one thing is for Read more...

The Rancher's Wager
by Maisey Yates
"The Gold Valley series comes to a fun ending."
Posted April 22, 2021

Back to Gold Valley and revisits some folks we’ve met before in the Gold Valley Vineyard series by Maisey Yates. THE RANCHER’S WAGER seems to be the ending to what has been an Read more...

The Four Winds
by Kristin Hannah
"Vivid imagery and amazing characters bring this story to life right before your eyes."
Posted April 22, 2021

Reading THE FOUR WINDS by Kristin Hannah brought back memories of Clan Of The Cave Bear a favorite from several years ago. Rich details spanning hundreds of pages set the stage and scenery for wondrous pages to follow and required Read more...

The Bookstore on the Beach
by Brenda Novak
"Awesome tale of people living with life altering secrets"
Posted April 4, 2021

I’ve been a fan of Brenda Novak since I read Lightning Strikes way back in 2012. I had requested it as a reviewer and started reading it with the preconceived notion that it was just another romance novel. Needless to say, the story Read more...

The Summer Sisters
by Sara Richardson
"Find out what the Buchanan sisters are up to now."
Posted March 22, 2021

THE SUMMER SISTERS is the second book about the Buchanan sisters (Juniper Springs). The three sisters Dahlia, Rose, and Magnolia found out in HOME FOR THE HOLIDAYS that their lives were definitely in Read more...

Love of a Cowboy
by Jennifer Ryan
"A breathtakingly hopeful story of romance and trust"
Posted March 18, 2021

An interesting and controversial topic takes center stage in LOVE OF A COWBOY by Jennifer Ryan. The entire idea of an autonomous community is a relatively uncommon one by today’s standards and yet there are many in existence Read more...

The Path to Sunshine Cove
by RaeAnne Thayne
"Immensely enjoyable story about family"
Posted March 18, 2021

Independence is a hard-fought achievement but at what cost to forming connections with people? Jess and her sister Rachel couldn’t be more different. For most of their youth, they had been a team, and then their team was ripped apart by the foster care system. Rachel Read more...

Courage Under Fire
by Lindsay McKenna
"Being cautious is second nature to the two lead characters"
Posted February 23, 2021

Working with nature, bees, birds, animals requires a certain sensibility. Understanding connections between species and their environment, natural or otherwise is essential to the wellbeing of everything. So in COURAGE UNDER FIRE Lindsay McKenna first sets the stage by teaching us how awareness of our surroundings is imperative to Read more...

The Keepsake Sisters
by Lori Wilde
"Twins' lives forever changed in a matter of moments"
Posted February 18, 2021

Lori Wilde has a gift and if ever in doubt of what that means then just read THE KEEPSAKE SISTERS, her newest novel. Lori Wilde has written several wonderfully enjoyable series--and standalone titles--that range from cowboys to CEOs Read more...

From the Shadows
by B.J. Daniels
"Riveting murder mystery"
Posted February 11, 2021

I truly can’t figure out B.J. Daniels does it. . . FROM THE SHADOWS begins with a rather benign introduction to a man spending time in an empty, abandoned-looking hotel that is known for ghosts. Yes, you read Read more...

Two's Company
by Jill Mansell
"Plain honest truth - nothing is perfect."
Posted January 25, 2021

Ah, young love – how can you not get sucked right in. Needless to say, that was the intention of Jill Mansell when she penned TWO’S COMPANY. Anyone who ever had a young teenage love will be swept away into the romance of a lifetime of Cass Read more...

Cowboy Courage
by Carolyn Brown
"Taking a chance on love certainly does take courage"
Posted January 21, 2021

Talk about roadblocks. Two people have never encountered as many hurdles. Each character has a preconceived notion about what their future holds but in COWBOY COURAGE, they both are going to have to take a good hard look at those Read more...

Things We Didn't Say
by Amy Lynn Green
"Creative method of telling an important story"
Posted January 19, 2021

It’s not very often we meet a character that make you grind your teeth. It is rather difficult to say whether or not you will even like this character but the story is compelling as you look through her eyes. Perhaps that is the author’s Read more...

My Kind of Cowboy
by R.C. Ryan
"First book in the Wranglers of Wyoming saga"
Posted January 14, 2021

MY KIND OF COWBOY is actually book one in R.C. Ryan’s Wranglers of Wyoming series. Needless to mention I am reading this series out of order which often happens to me. I read and reviewed Read more...

by B.J. Daniels
"Page by page this crime gets more complex"
Posted January 14, 2021

Thorn Grayson had respect for Judge W.T. Landusky but even more gratitude. When it came to life altering events the Judge had been the one to take a chance on a rebellious teen. If and when the Judge ever needed anything there was no doubt in Thorn&rsquo Read more...

The Enticing of Miss Standish
by Julia Justiss
"Historical romance done to perfection"
Posted January 14, 2021

An intriguing topic forms the core of THE ENTICING OF MISS STANDISH by Julia Justiss. In this story, Julia Justiss reminds us of society just over one hundred years or so ago. In England, the class structure was alive and well. A lady of twenty-three was considered over Read more...

Calder Brand
by Janet Dailey
"Candid illustration of life in the 1800s."
Posted January 4, 2021

CALDER BRAND is a story based on revenge. Life on the open range on cattle drives is steeped in all sorts of danger. Getting fat cattle to market is the difference between survival or collapse of a ranch. You know that expression – it isn’t personal its Read more...

Unforgettable You
by Brenda Novak
"Most impactful story of Silver Springs series"
Posted January 4, 2021

Probably the most impactful story in the Silver Springs series. All the previous stories have done a great job of introducing success stories due to the efforts of the New Horizons Boys Ranch and there have been many thanks to Read more...

Until You Loved Me
by Brenda Novak
"Great characters make for an amazing story"
Posted January 4, 2021

I don’t know how I have time for anything other than reading when there’s a new book out by Brenda Novak. I truly covet each and every story by this amazing talent. Every book so far in the Read more...

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Re: Heartache Falls (11:34am April 28, 2011):

Okay I'm hooked - definitely have three more books to add to my must read list. Dogs love us unconditionally - you can't really say that about anyone or anything else. My Maxwell will always have a special place in our hearts along with our Coco and Shani. Now we have a rescue grand doggie Annie who loves her little girl sooo much.

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