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Happy Release Day for “SANTA IN A KILT!!”

Woo hoo!!! It’s Happy Release Day! SANTA IN A KILT is out today as a stand alone e-novella! I’m excited that readers can now obtain Shea’s story separately and with a spiffy new cover to boot!.

This novella was originally published as part of my Hot Scots series in the UNWRAPPED anthology (which is still available for all of you print-preferred readers!)

    

If you like a contemporary Scot in a kilt (and who doesn’t?) SOME LIKE IT SCOT and OFF KILTER, the other two stories in the series, both full length books, are also available!  (Click on title links to learn more about those books and for handy purchase links!) 

Here’s the back cover copy for Santa in a Kilt…

On the wild dunes of a Scottish Isle, mistletoe and mischief are the best way to heat up a holiday best shared by two . . .

The wind-whipped December sea air of the isle of Kinloch invigorates Kira MacLeod as she sets out to tame rugged Shay Callaghan. The Scottish bachelor may be as wary of a wedding ring as a snowman is of the hot sun, but it’s no secret how he looks at her—as if she were the only woman in the world. 

Now, with the encouragement of the canny islanders, and watching two of their best friends tie the knot in a romantic winter wedding, Kira will ignite Shay’s heart—and weave the perfect Celtic Christmas to say aye do . . .
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If you’re looking for a fun, quick holiday read (that might tug on your heartstrings a bit, too!) here are some handy purchase links…

AMAZON: https://amzn.to/2M1497j
BARNES & NOBLE: https://bit.ly/2ZLK2NT
IBOOKS: https://books.apple.com/us/book/santa-in-a-kilt/id1470617681
KOBO: https://bit.ly/33irt5J
GOOGLE PLAY: http://bit.ly/2yGhIR5

I hope you enjoy your visit to the isle of Kinloch…and spend some time with all three of my Hot Scots!
Happy reading!

HAPPY NEW RELEASE DAY!

I’m so excited to announce that LAVENDER & MISTLETOE is HERE!!!

LAVENDER & MISTLETOE is a fun, e-novella length holiday story, perfect for taking a few minutes out of your day to sink into another world. In this case, my world of Blue Hollow Falls, set right in the area where I live in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia. Here’s the back cover copy for this story.

This Christmas, small-town Blue Hollow Falls will work big holiday magic for two people who have researched everything but love . . .

Avery Kent needs a project. The busy brain that earned her two PhDs before the age of eighteen is fascinated by the home she’s created with her three friends in Blue Hollow Falls, but the farm and the tearoom are running like clockwork now. As the holiday season approaches, it’s time for Avery to dive into one of her last uncharted research topics: love. Not for herself, of course; for her friend, Chey! But a closer look at the handsome young veterinarian Avery has chosen for this romantic equation has her wishing for gifts she never thought she wanted . . .

Another former child prodigy, Ben Chandler is more like Avery than she ever imagined. His intellect is a perfect match for hers—and everything else about him attracts her in ways that send delicious tingles down her spine. But a relationship? That’s something Avery will need to analyze—unless her friends can help Ben convince her that romance is more magic than science, and that a good old-fashioned kiss under the mistletoe is the perfect way to open her heart to the possibility of the greatest gift of all .

I have so enjoyed writing all of the stories in this series, but this one was a special favorite as I had the chance to delve deeper into the stories of the women who run Lavender Blue Farm and Tea Room, first introduced in LAVENDER BLUE.

Haven’t read any of the Blue Hollow Falls books? Not to worry! All of the stories stand alone and can be read in any order. If you’re curious about the series though, you can check out the first book, also titled BLUE HOLLOW FALLS, and start from the beginning.

You can pick up your very own copy of LAVENDER & MISTLETOE here: 

Amazon
B&N
Books-a-Million
iBooks
GooglePlay
Kobo

As we look toward the upcoming holidays, I hope your autumn season is filled with family, friends, enjoying walks in the crisp fall air, watching the changing leaves, sipping some hot mulled cider, and, of course, curling up with a good book!

Happy reading!

It’s Here! It’s Here!

Hello Happy Readers!

It’s one of my most favorite days of the year. The day of a new book release! I’m excited and happy to announce that THE BAKESHOP AT PUMPKIN & SPICE is NOW available!! Check out this gorgeous cover!

Every autumn, Moonbright, Maine, is the picture of charm with its piles of crisp leaves, flickering jack-o-lanterns . . . and a touch of the sweetest kind of sorcery.

Witches, goblins, the occasional ghost—they’re all sure to be spotted at the annual Halloween parade, where adults and children alike dress in costume to celebrate Moonbright’s favorite holiday. And no place has more seasonal spirit than Bellaluna’s Bakeshop, a family business steeped in traditional recipes, welcoming warmth—and, legend has it, truly spellbinding, heart-melting treats . . .

Between good-natured Halloween tricks, frothy pumpkin lattes, and some very special baked goods, for three Moonbright residents looking for love—whether they know it or not—the spookiest thing will be how magical romance can suddenly be . . .

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All three stories in this anthology take place in Moonbright, Maine and happen at the same time. Kate, Allyson, and I had SUCH fun putting this anthology together. Also? There are recipes!! You can’t have a bakeshop book without recipes!

THE BAKESHOP AT PUMPKIN & SPICE is available in trade print, e-book, AND audio (I know! So much fun!) Here are some handy links so you can go snag a copy for yourself:

I hope you’ll go grab something pumpkin-spicy to sip on, curl up, and take a trip to Moonbright, Maine with us! Happy reading!

Lavender Blue ~ Now in Audio!

Hello Happy Readers!

I’m excited to announce that the audiobook for LAVENDER BLUE is finally available. YAY!!!  Narrated by the awesome Amanda Ronconi, who has done the entire Blue Hollow Falls series, I hope you’ll give it a listen!

And check out the lovely cover Tantor Audio created for the audio release!

Here’s the back cover copy:

In the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains lies a small town with a big heart—and a chance to begin again . . .

When Hannah Montgomery buys a lavender farm in Blue Hollow Falls with three friends, she’s creating a life she never imagined—one she hopes will honor the memory of the sweet young son she tragically lost years ago. Standing on the porch of the sprawling farmhouse, looking out on row upon row of those lush purple plumes, Hannah is ready to embrace this fresh, new start . . .

Then she meets Wilson McCall. The stonemason hired to fix their crumbling chimneys and leaky roof is quieter than most folks in the Falls. Hannah’s not surprised to learn the widower struggles with his own grief. Who could blame her if she finds joy in making Will laugh again, or if she feels a poignant kinship when she sees him with his teenaged son?  But her deepening friendship with Will reminds Hannah that there’s a part of her that still needs to heal—awakening a tender yearning to have a life that isn’t just good enough, but lived fully—even if that means taking risks once more . . .

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Handy Purchase Links: 

Audible 

Tantor 

Happy listening!

LAVENDER & MISTLETOE: Cover Reveal & Giveaway!!

Hello Happy Readers!

Fun news! I’m so happy to share this cover reveal for my annual Blue Hollow Falls Christmas story, LAVENDER & MISTLETOE! Isn’t it beautiful? I just love snowglobes so I fell right in love with this cover. This novella comes out on September 24th, which will be here before we know it!

Read on for a little bit about the story, and a chance to win an advance copy!

This Christmas, small-town Blue Hollow Falls will work big holiday magic for two people who have researched everything but love . . .

Avery Kent needs a project. The busy brain that earned her two PhDs before the age of eighteen is fascinated by the home she’s created with her three friends in Blue Hollow Falls, but the farm and the tearoom are running like clockwork now. As the holiday season approaches, it’s time for Avery to dive into one of her last uncharted research topics: love. Not for herself, of course; for her friend, Chey! But a closer look at the handsome young veterinarian Avery has chosen for this romantic equation has her wishing for gifts she never thought she wanted . . .

Another former child prodigy, Ben Chandler is more like Avery than she ever imagined. His intellect is a perfect match for hers—and everything else about him attracts her in ways that send delicious tingles down her spine. But a relationship? That’s something Avery will need to analyze—unless her friends can help Ben convince her that romance is more magic than science, and that a good old-fashioned kiss under the mistletoe is the perfect way to open her heart to the possibility of the greatest gift of all . . .

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I hope you’ll give LAVENDER & MISTLETOE a try!  Readers first met Avery in LAVENDER BLUE, and I’ve been dying to give her a happy ever after. Ben was the perfect match, and this was SO much fun to write!

Even if you haven’t read any of the books in the Blue Hollow Falls series, this story stands by itself…but if you’re thinking a trip to my little town up in the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains, check out the first story, BLUE HOLLOW FALLS and come meet everyone!

But rightthisverysecond. you can enter for a chance to win an advance copy of LAVENDER & MISTLETOE! Goodreads and Kindle have teamed up to giveaway 100 advance copies – yes, 100! You can enter here: https://bit.ly/2LXu5AP  Contest runs until August 20th. Good luck!!

Want to hedge your bets and pre-order your copy? I have some handy links for ya! (I know, I’m so helpful like that!)

Pre-order at Amazon

Pre-order at B&N

Pre-order at BAM!

Pre-order at GooglePlay

Pre-order at iBooks

Pre-order at Kobo

I hope you’ll come visit Blue Hollow Falls for the first time, or come back to spend time with old friends…and make some new ones while you’re there!

Happy reading!

LOOK WHAT WE DID!!!

I am SO excited to announce that ONCE UPON A WEDDING has hit the USA Today Bestseller list!!!

Thank you, readers, for all the love and support you’ve given this joint effort between me and my Fiction From the Heart sisters! We all couldn’t be more grateful.

If you haven’t yet snagged your copy, here are some handy links!!

Purchase your e-book here:

Apple— https://apple.co/2uECX3p
Kobo— http://bit.ly/2YHFW9b  
Nook — http://bit.ly/2UbifaH

You can purchase e-book AND print here:

Amazon— https://amzn.to/2HJQiAm

Thank you SO MUCH! Now I’m off to happy dance and quite possibly alarm the dog with all the arm flailing and giddy laughter! 🙂  Happy Thursday!!

IT’S HERE!! HAPPY RELEASE DAY!!!

ONCE UPON A WEDDING has arrived and is available at an online bookstore near you!!

I’m thrilled that this collaborative endeavor is finally on the stands. We had such a wonderful time on this project and I can’t wait to share it with you all.

GREAT NEWS!! 

We’ve kept the pre-order price at the crazy low price of .99 for the first week on sale. Yes, you get ALL eleven novellas for less than a buck. (And you don’t have to put on your wedding reception finest to attend!)

HANDY LINKS: 

Purchase your e-book here:

Apple— https://apple.co/2uECX3p
Kobo— http://bit.ly/2YHFW9b  
Nook — http://bit.ly/2UbifaH

You can purchase e-book AND print here:

Amazon— https://amzn.to/2HJQiAm

Chapter 1 Sneak Peek!!!

For a sneak peek at the first chapter of my novella, A WEDDING IN SWAN HARBOR, click here.

I hope you all enjoy all of our wedding parties!

Only THREE More Days!

Amazon    Nook   Apple   Kobo   

Only three days left before ONCE UPON A WEDDING hits the stands! That means you just have three days left to take advantage of the nutty pre-order deal we’re offering – just 99 for the whole anthology. I KNOW! All 11 stories, yours for under a buck. (That price goes up at midnight on Monday!)

ALSO – a special shout out to all Nook ,  Apple and Kobo   readers!! We’re hoping you’re taking advantage of this deal!! Well, we want ALL of you to enjoy it!!  BUT our little dream of getting this book on a bestseller list hinges on the other platforms joining in the fun, too!  And for .99 you can hardly go wrong. 🙂

Here’s allll the handy links!

Nook  

Apple  

Kobo   

Amazon    

Read on to see a bit about each story, then hop over to my previous blog post to get a sneak peek at the full first chapter of my novella, A WEDDING IN SWAN HARBOR.

Say I do...

Eleven best-selling and aware-winning authors request the pleasure of your presence this June 11th as they share all-new novellas that will have you humming the wedding march and dreaming of champagne toasts. It’s easy to tie the knot with these heartwarming, second-chance love stories.

Featuring: A Wedding In Swan Harbor by USA Today & Wall Street Journal best-selling author, Donna Kauffman

Widowed blueberry farmer, Lily Dawson, is reunited with her late husband’s best friend, former Navy fighter pilot Sam Fletcher when he returns to their seaside Maine village to escort Lily’s daughter down the aisle. Will conflicting emotions on honoring the memory of the man they both cared for so deeply prevent them from taking a chance on building a possible future together?

Also included in this anthology:

I Do, Again by Jamie Beck

A makeup artist who is forced to become her bridezilla client’s eleventh-hour bridesmaid is dumbstruck to discover her ex-husband is a groomsman and he wants a second chance.

Weather or Knot, by Tracy Brogan

Two meteorologists with a turbulent romantic history join a team of storm chasers and discover that love, light lightning, sometimes strikes twice.

The Runaway Bride by Sonali Dev

A groom has one night to convince his runaway bride that her fears that he’s settling for her are anything but true.

Starboard Vow by K.M. Jackson

A cruise director is taken off course when the country’s hottest bachelor — and her secret husband — arrives aboard her ship for a whirlwind cruise.

Snowbound in Vegas by Sally Kilpatrick

A Best Man and Maid of Honor loathe each other…until they’re stuck in a mountain cabin meant for a honeymoon.

Starstruck: Take Two by Falguni Kothari

Embroiled in a Bollywood stunt wedding, an A-list manager is torn between doing what is right for her celebrity client or seizing a second chance with the bad boy groom herself.

Always Yours by Priscilla Oliveras

With love in the air at a familia wedding, two high school sweethearts separated by misguided mistakes just might find their second chance for a happily every after together.

Home Sweet Home by Hope Ramsay

Family secrets tore them apart as teens but a wedding in Sweet Home, Virgnia, may give star-crossed lovers a second chance at forgiveness and love.

Inseparable by Barbara Samuel

Thwarted high school sweethearts meet again in the gorgeous Colorado mountains for a wedding…of their children.

A Morning Glory Wedding by Liz Talley

A florist responsible for the break-up of the bride’s first marriage gets a chance for forgiveness and a new love with a hunky pastor

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I hope you’ll join us for 11 weddings this summer! We’d love to see you there!!

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