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Throwback Thursday Review: A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens

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A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens
Re-release Date: May 17, 2012 (originally published December 19, 1843)
Publisher: Atria Books
Pages: 71
Source: Book provided free through Amazon
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Charles Dickens’ masterfully crafted Christmas fable tells the story of Ebenezer Scrooge, a man with wealth to match the coldness of his heart. On a mystical Christmas Eve, a visitation with spirits forces Scrooge to make a choice: change, or perish.

 






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Review: On a Black Horse by Monica Corwin

On a Black Horse by Monica Corwin
Series: Revelations (# 3)
Release Date: October 27, 2016
Publisher: self-published
Pages: 143
Source: Book provided by the author for review

 

 

When a Sun God makes a prophecy, it’s best to heed the warning.

Katherine stands on the edge of ruin. With Ragnarok in full swing and her friends off finding their own lives she can’t find a purpose in her existence. When Baldir, their missing Sun God, kidnaps Katherine and entreats her to care for his friend, a wounded hellhound, Katherine makes a selfish choice for the first time in her life.

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Review: The Holiday Gift by RaeAnne Thayne

The Holiday Gift by RaeAnne Thayne
Series: The Cowboys of Cold Creek (# 15)
Release Date: November 22, 2016
Publisher: Harlequin Special Edition
Pages: 224
Source: book provided by NetGalley for review
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With two kids and an active life, widow Faith Dustin only wants peace and quiet for Christmas. But her snowy Pine Gulch ranch is nothing but chaotic. All that keeps Faith going is her helpful neighbor, cowboy Chase Brannon. He’s always been “good ol’ Chase,” her faithful friend.

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Review: Tangled Up by Erin Nicholas

Tangled Up by Erin Nicholas
Series:  Taking Chances (# 2)
Release Date:  January 17, 2017
Publisher:  Montlake Romance
Pages: 322
Source: book provided by NetGalley for review
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Storm chaser Max Grady can already feel it: there’s a tornado coming to his hometown of Chance, Nebraska. Max is going after it, and the only person he wants by his side is police officer Bree McDermott, fellow adrenaline junkie, his best friend, and the woman Max has secretly been in love with for years.

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Review: Completely Yours by Erin Nicholas

Completely Yours by Erin Nicholas
Series: Opposites Attract (# 1)
Release Date: December 20, 2016
Publisher: Forever
Pages: 283
Source: book provided by NetGalley for review

 

 

Kiera Connelly leads a quiet life, and that’s just how she likes it. She’s built a name as a graphic designer and meets up with her friends online, all from the comfort of her living room couch. But when a rare outing turns disastrous, Kiera finds herself up close and way too personal with an unbelievably hot real-life hero.

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Review: Fields Where They Lay by Timothy Hallinan

Fields Where They Lay by Timothy Hallinan
Series: Junior Bender Mystery (# 6)
Release Date: October 25, 2016
Publisher: Soho Crime
Pages: 384
Source: Book provided by NetGalley for review
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It’s three days until Christmas and Junior Bender, Hollywood’s fasttalking fixer for the felonious, is up to his ears in shopping mall Santas, Russian mobsters, desperate holiday shoppers, and (’tis the season) murder.

The halls are decked, the deck is stacked, and here comes that jolly old elf.

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Review: Healing a Heart by Amy Lillard

Healing a Heart by Amy Lillard
Series:  Cattle Creek (# 2)
Release Date:  February 7, 2017
Publisher: Berkley Sensations
Pages: 300
Source: book provided by author for review

 

 

The author of Loving a Lawman invites you back to the ranch…

As cowboys, the Langston brothers of Cattle Creek, Texas, know it’s easy to mend a fence. Mending a broken heart, however, takes time…
 
Rancher Jake Langston prides himself on being the sensible type. But five years after the loss of his wife left him to raise their daughter alone, he indulges in a one-night stand with a sexy stranger.

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Review: A Damsel for Santa by Terry Ambrose

A Damsel for Santa by Terry Ambrose
Series: McKenna Mystery (# 7)
Release Date: November 8, 2016
Publisher: self published
Pages: 107
Source: Book provided by the author for review
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Not even the freak hurricane bearing down on Honolulu can dampen Wilson McKenna’s holiday spirit. His girlfriend is coming to town, and they’ll be celebrating their first Christmas together. Everything changes though when Chance Logan shows up and begs McKenna to help with a big charity event.

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Review: Titus Returns by Amy Lillard

Titus Returns by Amy Lillard
Series:  Wells Landing (# 5)
Release Date:  December 27, 2016
Publisher: Zebra Books
Pages: 352
Source: book provided by author  for review

 

 

In Wells Landing, Oklahoma’s warm and welcoming Amish community, there’s always hope for a new beginning—and a second chance…

Five tumultuous years have changed Titus Lambert in every way. Back then, Titus was preparing to marry his longtime sweetheart, Mandy Yoder. Then came the unthinkable—a tragic car wreck that left Titus serving time for vehicular manslaughter.

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Review: Rules for a Rogue by Christy Carlyle

Rules for a Rogue by Christy Carlyle
Series: Romancing the Rules (# 1)
Release Date: November 1, 2016
Publisher: Harper Collins
Pages: 368
Source: book provided by the publisher for review

 

 

Kit Ruthven’s Rules (for Rogues)

#1 Love freely but guard your heart, no matter how tempting the invader.

#2 Embrace temptation, indulge your sensual impulses, and never apologize.

#3 Scorn rules and do as you please. You are a rogue, after all.

Rules never brought anything but misery to Christopher “Kit” Ruthven.