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True Crime, Family Feuds, and a Red Ribbon

An Appalachian Feud Blows Up in 1912 Step into True Colors -- a new series of Historical Stories of Romance and American Crime In Carroll County, a corn shucking is the social event of the season, until a mischievous kiss leads to one of the biggest tragedies in Virginia history. Ava Burcham isn’t your typical Blue Ridge… Continue reading True Crime, Family Feuds, and a Red Ribbon

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Haunting Circus Grounds and a Gripping Mystery

1928The Bonaventure Circus is a refuge for many, but Pippa Ripley was rejected from its inner circle as a baby. When she receives mysterious messages from someone called the "Watchman," she is determined to find him and the connection to her birth. As Pippa's search leads her to a man seeking justice for his murdered… Continue reading Haunting Circus Grounds and a Gripping Mystery

Book Reviews

A Laugh-Out-Loud Romance

All’s fair in love and prank wars. Bree Leake doesn’t want to be tied down. She’s had more jobs than she can count, and she plans to move as soon as the curtains fall on her less-than-minor stage role at The Barter—the oldest live performance theater in the US. But just when it’s time to move on… Continue reading A Laugh-Out-Loud Romance

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A Christmas Vacation in Paperback

All Emma Daley wants this holiday season is a white Christmas. But the young teacher and struggling musician sure can't find that in sunny Arizona. Luckily, there's someone living in a perfect mountain home in the Colorado Rockies looking to make a vacation trade this year. Tyler Prescott is an in-demand songwriter and talented musician… Continue reading A Christmas Vacation in Paperback

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The Final Librarian is on the Trail!

Congratulations, Alicia G. Ruggieri for her latest release and the final installment in the Librarians of Willow Hollow series. You may have met Edna already, and she may not have given you a favorable impression so far. But there's a reason behind every frown and Edna's story is one you won't want to miss. A… Continue reading The Final Librarian is on the Trail!

History

1930s Slang

I'm stepping in for one of my bloggers today in my Hearts on Lonely Mountain Tour. I absolutely love slang! It’s fun, and each era has it’s own sound. Slang differs from region, country, and decade. I actually collect slang while I’m reading or watching something. It’s one of my favorite topics to research and… Continue reading 1930s Slang

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You’re Invited to Tour with Hearts on Lonely Mountain

Today kicks off the blog tour of my #9th release! I'm so excited and there are a slew of things going on over the next two weeks. Here's the rundown. The blog tour. Along with the standard assortment of reviews, I'm also writing up small articles to go with each stop on the tour. There… Continue reading You’re Invited to Tour with Hearts on Lonely Mountain

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Book Review: The Librarian of Boone’s Hollow by Kim Vogel Sawyer

A traveling librarian ventures into the mining towns of Kentucky on horseback and rediscovers her passions in this powerful novel from the best-selling author of A Silken Thread. During the Great Depression, Addie Cowherd dreams of being a novelist and offering readers the escape that books gave her during her tragic childhood. When her adoptive father… Continue reading Book Review: The Librarian of Boone’s Hollow by Kim Vogel Sawyer