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Book Beat – The Weaver’s Daughter, by Sarah Ladd

The Weaver's Daughter, by Sarah Ladd

The Dearborne family is committed to preserving the traditional ways of weaving. The Stockton family runs a mill, weaving cloth the modern way. When young Henry Stockton returns from war, he is struck by the lovely and bright Kate Dearborne, but family loyalties and distrust run deep on both sides. Will Kate and Henry’s growing… Read more »

Where the Fire Falls, by Karen Barnett – and Book Giveaway!

Where the Fire Falls, by Karen Barnett

In 1929, up-and-coming artist Olivia Rutherford is sent to Yosemite to paint watercolors for Scenic Magazine. After spending years cultivating her image as an avant-garde flapper, the last thing Olivia wants is to return to the national park where she grew up as poor Liv Rudd, daughter of an infamous murderer. Driven out of the… Read more »

Book Beat – A Refuge Assured, by Jocelyn Green

A Refuge Assured, by Jocelyn Green

During the French Revolution, anyone even associated with the nobility was in danger, and lacemaker Vivienne Ribard flees for her life to America. To her horror, she finds French revolutionaries in Philadelphia as well and flees again to the town of Azilum…a refuge from the madness. Or so she hopes. Liam Delaney fought for American… Read more »

Book Beat – Engraved on the Heart, by Tara Johnson

Engraved on the Heart by Tara Johnson

In 1861 Savannah, Georgia, shy Keziah Montgomery has one goal – to survive the Ballingers’ ball without having one of the epileptic fits that mortify her parents and would destroy her marital prospects. Dr. Micah Greyson is home from medical school in Philadelphia. With his new abolitionist views, Savannah no longer appeals to him –… Read more »

Book Beat – Wildwood by Elinor Florence

Wildwood by Elinor Florence

Molly Bannister’s life is falling apart. She’s lost her accounting job in Phoenix, and her four-year-old daughter, Bridget, needs expensive therapy for her selective muteness. Then she learns that she will inherit her great-aunt’s farm, worth $1.5 million, if she agrees to live on the farm for one year. However, the farm lies in the… Read more »

Book Beat – The Lost Castle by Kristy Cambron

The Lost Castle by Kristy Cambron

In 1789, Aveline Sainte-Moreau arrives at the Château des Doux-Rêves, which will be her new home when she marries Philippe, the Duc et Vivay’s son. But revolutionaries attack during Aveline’s engagement party, destroying the castle and her future, and sending her into hiding. In 1944, British spy Viola Hart, on the run from the Nazis,… Read more »

Book Beat – Imperfect Justice by Cara Putman

Imperfect Justice by Cara Putman

Emilie Wesley has devoted her legal career to helping abused women. She’s so close to helping Kaylene Adams and her two daughters escape Kaylene’s abusive husband. So when the news breaks that Kaylene has shot both daughters and was then killed by the police, Emilie is devastated. But she’s convinced Kaylene’s husband is the guilty… Read more »

Book Beat – Death at Thorburn Hall by Julianna Deering

Death at Thorburn Hall, by Julianna Deering

Drew and Madeline Farthering are back, and boy, am I glad! In 1935, the newlywed sleuths visit a distant relative in Scotland for a relaxing vacation at the British Open. But soon their host, Lord Rainsby, is killed in a riding accident. No one suspects foul play…except Drew Farthering. A bevy of suspects arises –… Read more »

Book Beat – Many Sparrows by Lori Benton

Many Sparrows by Lori Benton

In 1774, Clare Inglesby is furious at her husband for leading their young family into the dangerous frontier of Ohio-Kentucky. Then Clare’s worst fears come to pass – Shawnees murder her husband and take her four-year-old son Jacob captive, and Clare goes into labor. Frontiersman Jeremiah Ring discovers Clare, helps her deliver her baby girl,… Read more »

Book Beat – Free to Lean by Jocelyn Green

Free to Lean by Jocelyn Green

Perhaps you’ve done one of these things… Agreed to do something you’re not good at just to please others. Taken on a hobby or activity you hate because your friends are doing it. Felt empty and unfulfilled because you’re not doing what you’re meant to do. In Free to Lean: Making Peace with Your Lopsided… Read more »