I’m Back

 Hello! I’ve been gone for a long while from my blog due to personal reasons that lasted longer that anticipated.  But I’m back and ready to get started! I’m hoping and praying to make some changes to my blog. There will be book reviews (I make mine short because I don’t like to read a long review).    Places that have free books and anything else I come across that you might want to know. I also what to incorporate Bible verses and short studies of Bible verses or words from the verses.  I also want to let you see the newest member of our family and her antics. A yorkie named Pocket!  Here’s looking to a fresh beginning ! Karen

Texas Timbers

MY THOUGHTS:  What a sweet story about happily ever afters with a little craziness tossed throughout the story. Autumn knows what she wants and even more what God has revealed to her about the man she is to marry. But will he be easy to convince? A story that the one and only Caryl can write! Love, romance, intrigue and a page turner!! READ THE BOOK! Karen Rating #5 I received this book as a gift and all opinions are my own. ABOUT THE AUTHOR! Caryl McAdoo, praying her story gives God glory, loves writing for Christian genres--historical and contemporary romance, Biblical fiction, and mid-grade/young adults. After ten years being published and nine titles, in March 2014, Simon and Schuster debuted Caryl's VOW UNBROKEN, her first historical Christian romance set in 1832 Texas.  In the fall of that year, the prolific author followed with two more titles independently, HEARTS STOLEN, book one of her Texas Romance Family Saga series (TxRFSs) set in 1839-1844, an Amazon #1 Best-seller, a

The Scarlet Pen

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Pint of No Return by Dana Mentink

  About the Book Book:   Pint of No Return Author:  Dana Mentink Genre:  Cozy Mystery Release date:  May 25, 2021 The first in new dessert cozy mystery series! A murder in town is bound to shake things up… After her divorce from her thrice-married embezzler husband, Trinidad Jones is finally ready for a fresh start. So when she’s left one of ex’s businesses in Upper Sprocket, Oregon, she decides to pack up her dog, cash in her settlement, and open her dream business: the Shimmy and Shake Shop, introducing the world to her monster milkshakes. And even with a couple sticky situations underway, namely that the other two ex-wives also call Sprocket home, Trinidad’s life seems to be churning along smoothly. That is, until she discovers her neighbor, the Popcorn King, head down in his giant popcorn kettle. When one of Trinidad’s fellow ex-wives is accused of the murder and Upper Sprocket descends into mayhem, it’s going to take a supersized scoop of courage to flush out the killer.   Click h

Bridge of Gold

  About the Book Book:   Bridge of Gold Author:  Kimberley Woodhouse Genre:  Christian Historical Release date:  June 2021 Repairs on the Golden Gate Bridge Uncover a Century-Old Murder Walk through Doors to the Past via a new series of historical stories of romance and adventure. Underwater archaeologist Kayla Richardson is called to the Golden Gate Bridge where repairs to one of the towers uncovers two human remains from the late 1800s and the 1930s. The head of the bridge restoration is Steven Michaels, who dives with Kayla, and a friendship develops between them. But as the investigation heats up and gold is found that dates back to the gold rush, more complications come into play that threaten them both. Could clues leading to a Gold Rush era mystery that was first discovered during the building of the bridge still ignite an obsession worth killing for?   Click here to get your copy!   About the Author Kimberley Woodhouse  is an award-winning and bestselling author of more than t