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Standoff Review

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In Standoff, Patricia Bradley takes us to a place of intense suspense. I love stories that have real life settings and take on the theme of a type of place like it sounds like Bradley’s Natchez Trace Park Rangers Series is destined to do! Character development is on par and the storyline moves great. Romance is sprinkled throughout (it IS a romantic suspense), but it is not the only focus. Dialog runs well and the reader has all of their questions answered as the story progresses.

Hadley Beckett’s Next Dish Review

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Can I just say before I get started: this is like a Hallmark movie in a book!! Absolutely fantastic!
In Hadley Beckett’s Next Dish, we are introduced to Hadley and Max who are both chefs, but are polar opposites on their shows and at first in reality. Bethany Turner does a fabulous job of captivating our attention from the start.
Character development is great and progresses just fine throughout the novel.
My favorite part? The first kiss!! It caught me completely off guard and made me fall in love with the characters even more.
Hallmark needs to make this into a movie!!!

The Story Peddler Review

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Lindsay A Franklin has done a fantastic job of weaving a story of her own in this fantastic book, The Story Peddler. I had not previously read any books written by Franklin, but I was not disappointed in this one! From the opening chapter, Franklin does a wonderful job of dropping you right into the story world; however, she does not lack on details. The world is built well, and while you are dropped right in, she also explains through circumstances along the way. The characters and their dynamics mesh well together throughout the entire story and I do not feel as if any relationships or dynamics are forced upon the reader.  The conflicts and situations in the story are set up well, flow smoothly, and resolve seamlessly. Overall, I enjoyed this book and look forward to reading the rest of this series as well as  future stories of Lindsay Franklin! Selling stories is a deadly business
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The Traitor’s Pawn Review

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In The Traitor’s Pawn, Lisa Harris takes us on a captivating, thrilling journey into the world of Jack Shannon and Aubrey Grayson. Harris builds the character lives and words quickly and seamlessly, in this fast paced action book, we are taken into a heart wrenching, heart beat racing thrill ride.
Harris has a wonderful climax to the book that leaves us clinging to our seats in anticipation of what is coming up!
This was a first book read of Harris, and it won’t be the last!
I was provided a copy of the book from the publisher. All opinions are my own.

Guiding the Next Great Generation

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In Guiding the Next Great Generation, Jonathan Catherman take us on a journey to help the older generation reach back across the bridge and help the younger generation become the next generation. But, not just any new generation - a truly great one. One that can only become great by faith and trust in Jesus Christ. I love the cover of the book and the bridge symbolism. A lot of times things going from generation to generation are not seamless, but Catherman strives to help people see a way to help it become seamless.

Becoming the Next Generation

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In Becoming the Next Great Generation, Jonathan Catherman take us on a journey to help the younger generation cross the bridge and become the next generation. But, not just any old generation - a truly great one. One that can only become great by faith and trust in Jesus Christ. I love the cover of the book and the bridge symbolism. A lot of times things going from generation to generation are not seamless, but Catherman strives to help people see a way to help it become seamless.

Eden Review and Giveaway!

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I was very excited when I found out I was going to be able to be part of the Eden Celebration Tour. I have previously read Babel, and loved it! This book was definitely not a disappointment. I was thrilled with the way Brennan McPherson conducted the book as if it were dialog of reflective memories between Adam and Enoch. He was also very discreet and respectful with mentions of intimacy. In this book, McPherson develops the characters well. He introduces us to Adam and Enoch, and then brings us back to the memories of the beginning, in Eden. Throughout the story, we see the way that it may have been as Adam and Eve were tempted, sinned, and had to find a new life outside of the garden. We follow the story through Cain killing Abel and the aftermath of that monumental occasion. McPherson has thoroughly researched Biblical history and comments about it in his notes after the story. He is quick to tell you that the book is a fictional account, but that he has followed the Biblical accou…