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Evermore 5 STARS Review & GIVEAWAY! #EverTour

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Always

(The Lost Princesses #0.5)

By Jody Hedlund

Christian YA Historical Romance

Paperback & ebook, 136 Pages

August 13th 2019 by Northern Lights Press

A fierce elite guard. A loyal lady in waiting. They must work together to save three princesses from certain death.

On the verge of dying after giving birth to twins, the queen of Mercia pleads with Lady Felicia to save her infant daughters. With the castle overrun by King Ethelwulf’s invading army, Lady Felicia vows to do whatever she can to take the newborn princesses and their three-year old sister to safety, even though it means sacrificing everything she holds dear, possibly her own life.

Gravely wounded in battle and knowing all is lost to his enemy, the king of Mercia tasks Lance, one of his fiercest elite guards, to protect his family along with keys to an ancient treasure. As Lance makes plans to sneak the princesses out of the capital city, he doesn’t need or want Lady Felicia’s help.

With the dark enemy in pursuit, Lance and Felicia must put aside their differences to outrun King Ethelwulf and prevent him from killing the princesses. In a desperate attempt to hide the young girls, Lance and Felicia agree to a marriage of convenience, a decision that will change their lives—and hearts—forever.

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Kathryn Cooper Writes’ REVIEW
5 out of 5 STARS

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I LOVED this book! I was taken to another world full of danger and watched the main characters’ become stronger physically and emotionally.

Felicia and Lance had never met until they are pushed together. When the Queen was dying from giving birth to her twins she asked Felicia to take her baby daughters to safety. Felicia can’t believe that the Queen has chosen her for such a responsibility. Lance is asked by the dying King to protect his daughters as well.

Lance and Felicia learn about their own personal weaknesses as they try to work together. They go through heartbreaking events. The trials they go through bring them to prayer and give them strength.

Always by Jody Hedlund was an incredible adventure and romance. It was a fast passed novella that begins The Lost Princesses trilogy. Always left me wanting to read all of this Heart-filled Christian Teen Romance series!

Content Ratings
Sexual: mild (kissing)
Language: none
Violence: mild

I received this book from Prism Book Tours. I am not paid for my reviews. My reviews are solely my opinion.

Evermore

(The Lost Princesses #1)

By Jody Hedlund

Christian YA Historical

Paperback & ebook, 222 Pages

August 27th 2019 by Northern Lights Press

An ancient key. A secret treasure. And a princess destined to use them both to fight evil and restore peace.

Raised by a noble family, Lady Adelaide has always known she’s an orphan. Little does she realize she’s one of the lost princesses and the true heir to Mercia’s throne…until a visitor arrives at her family estate, reveals her birthright as queen, and thrusts her into a quest for the throne whether she’s ready or not.

Unable to tolerate King Ethelwulf’s cruelty and lawlessness, Christopher Langley left Mercia years earlier, training a group of rebels in neighboring Norland. When he returns home after his mother’s death, he discovers that not only is Adelaide all grown up, but she’s also the rightful queen of Mercia.

When King Ethelwulf discovers Adelaide’s location, he’ll stop at nothing to capture her and the key she holds to the ancient treasure. Christopher is just as determined to protect Adelaide so she can lead the growing rebellion. When feelings ignite between the two old friends, forces threaten to destroy their love and rip them apart forever.

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Kathryn Cooper Writes’ REVIEW
5 out of 5 STARS

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Incredible! I loved this teen historical fiction with romance and adventure! I went straight from reading the novella to this first book in the trilogy.

Adelaide grew up with a family that took her in after her parents died. She knew they weren’t related, but they had told people around them that she was their niece. She grew up with 3 boy “cousins.” I loved how Adelaide had had a crush on her older “cousin” Christopher. She knew they weren’t related so she let herself dream of marrying him. Christopher had always thought of Adelaide as his little friend until he saw how she’d grown up to be a strong and beautiful woman.

It had been way to long since I’d read a teen fiction with adventures! Evermore by Jody Hedlund took me away into a historical fiction where the characters went through trials and felt strengthened through prayer. I loved this YA Christian Fiction! I plan to read the next two books as soon as they are released!

Content Ratings
Sexual: mild (kissing)
Language: none
Violence: mild

I received this book from Prism Book Tours. I am not paid for my reviews. My reviews are solely my opinion.

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About the Author

Jody Hedlund is a best-selling and award-winning author who loves fairy-tales and happily-ever-afters. She makes her home in Midland, MI with her husband and five teen-aged children. When she’s not writing another of her page-turning stories, you can usually find her sipping coffee, eating chocolate, and reading.

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One winner will receive the prequel and all three books in The Lost Princesses series (Always, Evermore, Foremost and Hereafter) in paperback or ebook (winner’s choice, if winner is outside the US ebooks only)

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The Firefighter’s Twins by Heidi McCahan: 5 of 5 STARS Review/ Blog Tour

The Firefighter's Twins Blog Tour

Welcome to The Firefighter’s Twins Blog Tour and giveaway, hosted by JustRead Publicity Tours!


ABOUT THE BOOK

the firefighter's twinsTitle: The Firefighter’s Twins
Author: Heidi McCahan
Publisher: Love Inspired
Release Date: June 1, 2018
Genre: Inspirational Contemporary Romance

One single dad plus twin toddlers

A formula for her new family?

Since his wife left, fireman Shay Campbell has focused on work and his twin toddlers. But the lovely Natalie McDowell is making him rethink that decision.

She’s great with his boys, and they adore her. But he can’t go through losing someone again. Will a dream job offer win Natalie’s heart, or does it belong to Shay and the twins?

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MY REVIEW: 5 STARS!

A contemporary clean romance with little adorable twins and a firefighter daddy?! Win, Win in my book. 😉

I love how Love Inspired books are short but deep reads. This story kept up the pace the way I like it, not too slow, not too fast. Shay and Natalie are the main characters that switch telling the story. I enjoy learning more personal things about the characters before they share it out loud with others. I understood more about the characters personality as their past and present experiences were told.

Natalie is fun, creative, and has been through the loss of a loved one. She doesn’t know if she can handle the risk of having feelings for someone again that she might lose. Shay has gone through a diverse and is responsible for raising 2 year old twin boys. This story is true in telling how young boys act. Believe me. I know. Their mixture of behaviors remind me of my boys at that age.

Heidi McCahan shows us the ups and downs of finding romance in real life situations, not fairy tales. I love the characters and the precious Christian romance! ❤

Content Ratings: highlight between ( ) for details
Sexual: mild ( kisses )
Language: none
Violence: none

I received this book from Heidi McCahan. I am not paid for my reviews. My reviews are solely my opinion.


ABOUT THE AUTHOR

heidi mccahan

Heidi McCahan is the author of Covering Home, Unraveled, and Love Flies In. She is also an active RWA member and currently serves as secretary of the North Carolina chapter of ACFW. Heidi won the 2014 Idahope contest, and was a 2015 finalist in Harlequin’s Blurb 2 Book contest. A Pacific Northwest girl at heart, she was transplanted in the South several years ago, and currently lives in North Carolina with her husband and three boys. Heidi is a huge fan of coffee, dark chocolate, and happily ever after, and can often be found enjoying a good cup of coffee and a great book. The Firefighter’s Twins, her first novel with Harlequin Love Inspired, is available now.

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Magnolia Market tote bag
Hearth & Hand Magnolia Notepad + tell your story pencil
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$25 Amazon Gift Card
Gratitude journal + lists notebook
weekly planning pad
Things I Never Told You by Beth K. Vogt
Falling for You by Becky Wade
The Firefighter’s Twins by Heidi McCahan

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A Cowboy of Convenience: 5 of 5 STARS Review

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A Cowboy of Convenience
(Sheridan Sweethearts #2)
By Stacy Henrie
Inspirational Historical Romance
Paperback & ebook, 288 Pages
June 1st 2018 by Love Inspired Historical

Groom by Agreement

A real home–it’s what Vienna Howe dearly wants for her young daughter. Yet the ramshackle property she just inherited hardly qualifies. She can’t afford the repairs–until foreman West McCall suggests they start a dude ranch together. For propriety’s sake, they’ll need a marriage in name only…a practical solution for two wary hearts.

Years ago, West convinced Vienna to marry a man of means, never realizing how cruel her husband could be. Guilt-ridden, he intends to secure the lovely widow’s future. But despite his reluctance to get close to anyone, this union might do more than fix Vienna’s ranch. It could open the door to a warm, loving future…

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My Review: 5 STARS!
I love this book! I felt the emotions of the characters as I went through the story with them. There were many different parts to the characters’ story that blended so well together. I happily woke up early in the morning just to read this book!

Vienna and West are the main characters. The story is told by switching to the two characters throughout. I enjoy hearing the personal perspective from both Vienna and West.

Vienna had a past marriage that ended, but she had been blessed with a precious daughter. Hattie brings love into the story that only a young child can bring. West shows the perspective of a man that has gone through a difficult choice. He shows tremendous growth. Really he and Vienna both demonstrate growth and learning that we all experience through life’s ups and downs.

If you enjoy reading romance that is clean and sweet then A Cowboy of Convenience is the book for you! It is full of trials, sadness, joys, and love. It is another great Christian Love Inspired Historical read.

I received this book from Stacy Henrie. I am not paid for my reviews. My reviews are solely my opinion.

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Sexual: mild ( kisses )
Language: none
Violence: none
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The Rancher’s Temporary Engagement
(Sheridan Sweethearts #1)
By Stacy Henrie
Inspirational Historical Romance
Paperback & ebook, 288 Pages
February 1st 2018 by Love Inspired Historical

Undercover Fiancée

The Pinkerton agent that Edward Kent hired is intelligent, capable—and unexpectedly female! Though shocked to learn that Maggy Worthing will be investigating the threats to his Wyoming horse ranch, Edward needs to find the culprit. And if that means a temporary engagement to give Maggy a cover story, he’ll play along with the feisty detective.

Maggy always gets her man—at least when it comes to solving crimes. The young widow refuses to marry again and land under another husband’s thumb. Unmasking Edward’s enemies will earn her a longed-for promotion…but the heart has its own mysteries. Could working together with the handsome English aristocrat spark a real and loving partnership?

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USA Today bestselling author Stacy Henrie is the author of western romances and the Of Love and War series, which includes Hope at Dawn, a 2015 RITA Award finalist for excellence in romance. She was born and raised in the West, where she currently resides with her family. She enjoys reading, road trips, interior decorating, chocolate, and most of all, laughing with her husband and kids.

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Moments
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Christian Chick’s Thoughts
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Singing Librarian Books
Britt Reads Fiction
Book by Book
Rockin’ Book Reviews
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Reading Is My SuperPower
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Heidi Reads…
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Grand Finale
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– 1 winner will receive a signed print copy of THE RANCER’S TEMPORARY ENAGEMENT (US only)
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