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    Book Review – Dead Wrong by Susan Sleeman

    FROM AMAZON: When her client and old college friend is murdered, P.I. Kat Justice knows the killer will come for her next. Her survival depends on finding her unknown enemy first…and working with homicide detective Mitch Elliot, her onetime crush. It’ll take all her professional skills to ignore the sparks between them, but Kat can’t allow the handsome cop to get close. She’s seen too many people she loves die, so she vows just to do her job without getting emotionally involved. Yet keeping her distance may not be the best way to protect her heart—or their lives. KRISTI’S REVIEW As the second book in The Justice Agency series, we…

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    Book Review – Double Exposure by Susan Sleeman

    FROM AMAZON: Photographer Jennie Buchanan unknowingly captures a drug-cartel meeting on film. And now she has become a killer’s next target. Even worse, her only protection from the danger that threatens her life is the man who threatens her heart. Dodging bullets almost seems safer than facing the feelings stirred up by seeing former FBI agent and ex-boyfriend Ethan Justice again. Ethan vows to safeguard Jennie from the deadly men on her trail. And for a second chance at Jennie’s love, he’s willing to risk anything to expose the truth—about the drug smugglers, the past and the future together he still wants. KRISTI’S REVIEW: I love a good suspense book…

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    Book Review – Point of Origin by Amanda Tru

    From Amazon: “I should have killed you when I had the chance. You have no idea, do you? Life is just a crazy coincidence? That’s fine. I have a feeling even mercy has a limit.” The terrorist’s words haunt Rachel Saunders. Are they the ramblings of a psychopath? Or is there someone else out there who is watching Rachel and deciding if she should live or die? When Rachel stumbles across something she was never meant to see, she discovers all the random events from the past year have connections that are much closer to home than she ever imagined. Now she must elude terrorists intent on killing her and…

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    Book Review – Baggage Claim by Amanda Tru

    From Amazon: Montana native, Rachel Saunders, is looking forward to her all-expense paid weekend trip to New York. But, when her luggage is lost and she is accosted by an infuriating Homeland Security agent named Dawson Tate, events take a dangerous turn. Now, can she and Dawson elude their enemies and prevent a terrorist attack before the bomb in their possession is detonated in the center of Manhattan–all while keeping their obvious attraction to one another in check? Find out in this Romantic Thriller. Kristi’s Review: I read this book as part of a box set that I purchased on sale. The entire set was pretty good and I’ll get…

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    Book Review – Sleigh Ride by Katie Crabapple

    In this second book in the series, Millie’s friend Charlotte agrees to come out from Boston to help Millie as she prepares to give birth to her first child. A young farmer, James, in the area agrees to pay for her trip with the understanding that he will be able to court her when she arrives. Still, winter in Minnesota in the 1880s is a difficult place and Charlotte soon realizes that there is much more work to do as a farmer’s wife as she watches her friend Millie struggle with her work load. Charlotte must decide if she is going to be able to trust God to provide for…

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    Book Review – Mail Order Millie by Katie Crabapple

    Life in Minnesota in the 1880s was difficult. When George’s wife died leaving him with four young children, the women of the local church took to trying to provide meals for the family so he would have time to work the farm. However, after about 6 months, when it appeared that George wasn’t anywhere close to find another wife, the woman decided they needed take it upon themselves to help him out even more. They raised the money for him to get a mail order bride. Millie was from Boston and had just turned 18. Unfortunately, the orphanage where she grew up could no longer continue to provide for her…

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    Book Review – Through the Fog by Karina Harris

    Through the Fog by Karina Harris is the second book in her Elements of Change series. I absolutely loved the first book and was thrilled when the second book became available. In this book, Jake is struggling with the fact that the woman he’s been in love with for so long, Ella, has become engaged to another man. He knows that they are right for each other, but how is he supposed to pick up the pieces and move on? Jake decides to change careers and goes and trains to be a deputy. Suzanna is happy that her friend Ella and her brother Alec have finally declared their feelings for each…

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    Book Review – Persistent Love by Laura J Marshall

    After Tara witnesses her mother’s murder as a child, she never feels like she quite fits in with the rest of her family. Persistent Love by Laura J. Marshall is a historical fiction romance that is set in the 1600s. Years have passed since her mother’s death and Tara is grown. Tara’s father inherits a large castle and so he chooses to move his family from their home to a different part of the country. However, with a run in with some ruffians that try to take Tara’s sister and the confusing yet dashing neighbor Lord Andrew Sharpton on top of Tara’s secret plans to leave and sear h for…

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    Book Review – A Heart’s Home by Laura J. Marshall

    I don’t know about you, but his has been a very busy summer so I apologize for not having gotten the book reviews up weekly like I usually do. I’m hoping to get things back on track! A Heart’s Home by Laura J. Marshall is a historical fiction romance novella that is set in the 1700s. The story starts when young Asyra, whose mother died in childbirth, receives word from her maternal grandmother that she has been arranged to marry a young man in England. Asyra has grown up almost her entire life in India with her father and, after his death, her uncle and has never even met her…

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    Book Review – Wounded Heroes Book Three: Betrayal by Anne Patrick

    The third book in the Wounded Heroes series by Anne Patrick is titles Betrayal. Sergeant Drew Presley is just back from the front lines of Iraq and is now ready to track down the murderer who killed his wife, Nora, eighteen months ago. He had come back for the funeral, but had chosen to finish out his service before returning, trusting in the local police to do their job. Now, since no arrests have been made and no progress has been apparent on the case, he’s going to figure it out himself. However, the close-knit residents of Dauphine Island in Maine aren’t willing to give up their secrets easily. Drew’s…