The Ransome Trilogy from exciting new author Kaye Dacus combines the wit, romance, and social commentary of Jane Austen with the sea-faring adventure of Horatio Hornblower.
July 1814. The war with France has ended, and Captain William Ransome, known for never letting women aboard his ship, has returned to Portsmouth, England. Julia Witherington, considered an old-maid at 29, discovers that she must marry immediately to receive a large dowry. Julia knows that the …
‘Aurora: An American Experience in Quilt, Community, and Craft’ details the communal society of Dr Wilhelm Keil, from its early beginnings in Bethel, Missouri to its move to Aurora, Oregon. Dr Keil founded his community based on the fundamental truth of Christianity to “love one another” and to make another’s life better than one’s own. Jane Kirkpatrick artfully describes the early days of the Aurora colonists, from the initial scouting trip to the challenges of beginning a new settlement. Throughout the book are stunning photographs of the hand-pieced and hand-quilted quilts, early tools …
Those of you who have been keeping tabs on Tamara Leigh’s upcoming novel, Leaving Carolina, the first in her Southern Discomfort series, will know it has been through some transition with covers. Here’s a look at the final cover which I love! How about you?
Having had the privilege of a sneak peek at this book, I know you are going to adore it! Vintage Tamara
Today the spotlight shines on……………………………………………………..Tish Amble
Nicole Young has brilliantly combined her love of renovation and writing in her debut series, the Patricia Amble Mysteries. I loved the first two books in the series and will soon let you know my thoughts on the third, the just released Kiss Me If You Dare.
Tish is a fabulous character, searching for redemption from her past while trying to avoid the dead bodies that seem to plague her renovation projects.
Enjoy this insider’s look at Tish:~
Brief physical description
Tish Amble is one of those women who is beautiful without knowing it. …
Today the spotlight shines on…………………………………………………….Raleigh Harmon
Sibella Giorello’s debut novel, The Stones Cry Out received a Christy award and her sequel, The Rivers Run Dry, continues the gritty tale of geologist turned FBI agent, Raleigh Harmon.
Enjoy the behind the scenes look from Sibella:~
Brief physical description
In two words: Pared down. Raleigh Harmon stands 5-foot, 8-inches. Her brown hair looks chestnut in the sun, and her hazel eyes can appear green or brown, depending on her current mood. She doesn’t wear anything fussy. Her clothes are understated. Accessories are very simple: earrings and her Mt. Holyoke class …
I’m off to my church’s women’s retreat tonight for the weekend! Looking forward to it I’ll see you back here on Monday.
I will leave you with the trailer for one of the most amazing books I have ever read, The Moment Betweenby Nicole Baart ~ it is an evocative and heart wrenching read of the love between two sisters, a love that is as beautiful as it is dangerous.
My review will be up at TitleTrakk.com soon and then on my blog ~ trust me, you will want to read this book!