Melissa Tagg: The Writer & her Book (with giveaway) Many Sparrows by Lori Benton (with giveaway) Kara Isaac: The Writer & Her Book (with giveaway) Coming in early 2018 from Bethany House

Bookish Question of the Week

BookishQu250VDValentine’s Day isn’t all that big in Australia, although the marketers of all things romance make every effort to change that. Of course, I’d rather a book than flowers and chocolate (not that I don’t love them both!) so let’s get your recommendations for the perfect Valentine’s Day love story!

If you are anything like me, it’s super hard to keep recommendations short, but I am going to ask that you stick with three only. It’s a given that you will have way more than three recs you could make, that you love lots of books and lots of authors, …

Jocelyn Green: The Writer and her Book (with giveaway)

JC - Mark of the King

As you know from my review last week, I was enamoured with Jocelyn’s powerful story, so I’m thrilled to be chatting with her today about her mum’s cooking, Spunky’s Diary, and the most appealing Marc-Paul Girard! If you haven’t already got your hands on this story, be sure to enter the giveaway below.

The Writer

Please describe yourself in three words (ask your best friend or family if you are struggling!)

Detail-oriented, curious, committed

What’s your favourite season, and why?

Autumn! Cooler temperatures, beautiful foliage, trips to the apple orchard, bonfires and s’mores, all things pumpkin. After spending lots of …

An Uncommon Protector by Shelly Gray

An Uncommon ProtectorSynopsis:~

Overwhelmed by the responsibilities of running a ranch on her own, Laurel Tracey decides to hire a convict—a man who’s just scary enough to take care of squatters and just desperate enough to agree to a one year post.

The years following the war have been hard on Laurel Tracey. Both her brother and her father died in battle, and her mother passed away shortly after receiving word of their demise. Laurel has been trying to run her two hundred acre ranch as best she can.

When she discovers that squatters have settled in her north pasture and have

Candace Calvert ~ My “Bad Girl” Staged a Story Coup: A Good Thing

SloaneI’m delighted to give Candace Calvert the floor here at Relz Reviewz today to share about her leading lady in Maybe It’s You, Sloane Ferrell.


My “Bad Girl” Staged a Story Coup: A Good Thing


Authors sometimes get letters about heroes or heroines and how readers rooted for them, identified with them, and will never forget them. But villains generate mail too.

“Bad girl” Sloane should qualify for her own zip code.

This edgy, irreverent, and often-surly nurse has a bit part at the end of By Your Side, but not enough to rile anyone. In …

Bookish Question of the Week

BookishQuRom SusGiven my blog is all about connecting readers with books and the authors that write them, I’ve decided to do some Bookish Questions that help that process! Bloggers like me are always making recommendations through reviews and spotlights, but I know many of you who hang around here are not bloggers or authors, but you love reading! And I know you have lots of thoughts and recommendations that I want to hear about :)

If you are anything like me, it’s super hard to keep recommendations short, but I am going to ask that you stick with three only. It’s a …

The Mark of the King by Jocelyn Green

The Mark of the KingSynopsis:~

After being imprisoned and branded for the death of her client, twenty-five-year-old midwife Julianne Chevalier trades her life sentence for exile to the fledgling 1720s French colony of Louisiana, where she hopes to be reunited with her brother, serving there as a soldier. To make the journey, though, women must be married, and Julianne is forced to wed a fellow convict.

When they arrive in New Orleans, there is no news of Benjamin, Julianne’s brother, and searching for answers proves dangerous. What is behind the mystery, and does military officer Marc-Paul Girard know more than he is letting on?