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Title: Getting Hitched In Pumpkin City

Author: International Bestselling Author-Annee Jones

Genre: Christian Contemporary Romance

Publisher: Self-Published by Annee Jones

Released: November 30, 2022

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Event planner and newcomer to town Alexis Sanders is launching her business, Pumpkin Parties, in Pumpkin City after inheriting her great-uncle’s ramshackle farmhouse. It’s just the fresh start she needs after getting dumped by her boyfriend who decided he’d rather date her best friend instead. Now she’s got four Valentine’s Day weddings already on the books.

However, things don’t go according to plan when all the couples start fighting and several of the would-be brides and grooms even threaten to call off the nuptials altogether. Alexis is desperate for the cash she needs to fix up her new home, so she’ll do whatever it takes to make sure everyone gets happily hitched on schedule.

When she stops at the bookstore, Read Between the Vines, to bone up on relationship advice from the “experts,” she’s distracted by the handsome owner, a professor who also teaches poetry part-time at the local college. Perhaps Professor Connor Donovan might know the secret to love that lasts?


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Annee Jones Bio:

Annee Jones is an International Bestselling Author of romance, fantasy, and mystery. She is passionate about writing stories where dreams come true and love wins!

Professionally, Annee works as a disability counselor where she is honored to help her clients navigate through complex medical and legal systems while rediscovering their wholeness in Spirit.

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Excerpts from Getting Hitched in Pumpkin City

Excerpt #1 ( 122 Words)

The lighting wasn’t good but the house did appear quite large and spacious from what she could tell from the exterior. And even better, it sat on an untouched acre of land that was also now apparently hers. She could hardly imagine the peace and quiet there. The inheritance came as a complete surprise, especially since she’d never met her Uncle Benjamin. She understood him to have been her grandmother’s younger wayward brother who’d had some rift with the family. Since her mother passed away from breast cancer two years ago and she was an only child, Alexis was the man’s last living relative, meaning that Uncle Benjamin’s property in Pumpkin City would now be hers to do with as she pleased.

Excerpt #2 ( 235 Words)

“I can’t believe someone would abandon this sweet guy,” Alexis murmured as the animal fondly licked her hand.

Cassidy shook her head. “It never ceases to amaze me when people don’t consider the welfare of their pets. Apparently, Cheesecake’s previous owners relocated across the country and just left him outside in their backyard to fend for himself. He was suffering from hypothermia and severe dehydration when he arrived at the shelter.”

“Well, you’ve done an amazing job fostering him,” Alexis said. “I remember when you first brought him home and how thin and sad he looked. Now you’re all fattened up and feeling like your old self again, right boy?” She gazed into the dog’s big brown eyes as he happily chewed his treat.

“Now we need to get you feeling like your old self again, too,” said Cassidy, giving her a pointed look.

Alexis sighed and tugged her blue knit winter hat with the pom-pom on top lower over her ears. She’d had the thing for years but it was warm and always made her smile when she put it on. “I don’t know if that’s ever going to happen,” she muttered, rising and walking to the locker’s open bay. She surveyed the piles of boxes left for them to move into the truck bed. Cassidy joined her side and flicked her blond dreadlocks over her shoulder. The tips nearly reached her waist. “

Excerpt #3 ( 209 Words)

“That I can understand,” Alexis replied. She lifted another box into the truck bed and rubbed her sore biceps. “Thank you so much for all you’ve done for me lately. I owe you like a thousand dinners.”

“No you don’t. Like I said, this is mutually beneficial. Not to mention, what Griffin and Lauren did to you was just shocking. I thought I knew her well enough at least, but not as well as you did of course, since you guys were in the same sorority together and I didn’t do the Greek thing.”

Tears pricked Alexis’s eyes and she blinked rapidly, willing them not to spill over.

She’d cried enough as it was without adding more to the pot.

“Guess you can say she did me a favor. Catching her and Griffin in bed together at his apartment last year made me realize who my true friends were. Namely, you.”

She paused to rearrange the boxes to make room for those that were left and wiped a stray tear away with her gloved hand before turning back to her friend and reaching over to give her a quick hug. She wondered if Cassidy could even feel the squeeze considering the thick down-filled puffer coats they were both wearing.

Excerpt #4 (162 Words)

Alexis looked down at Cheesecake, who’d made it halfway through his bone during their afternoon conversation. He thumped his tail. “Don’t worry, boy,” she said, kneeling again to pet the dog’s soft coat of fur. “My building doesn’t allow pets but the landlord knows I’m moving out and I talked him into letting you come over tonight after promising to give my apartment a thorough cleaning before I leave. Tomorrow, you’ll get to tag along with us on a little road trip to my new house in Pumpkin. Your foster mom’s such a good friend for helping. I hope I can do something to repay her for her kindness someday. I’m going to do my absolute best to turn my new house into the kind of place where people want to come to celebrate the special moments in their life. I’ll bet we could both use some of that positive energy, can’t we?” The dog yipped and licked her knee in response.

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Title: Freedom In Friday Harbor

Author: International Bestselling Author Annee Jones

Genre: Christian contemporary romance

Publisher: Self-Published by Annee Jones

Release Date: January 25, 2023

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Will the 4th of July fireworks light the way to freedom from the past and perhaps the blossoming of new love for Summer and Ace in Friday Harbor?

Seattle marketing specialist Summer Connelly welcomes the assignment to supervise the construction of a company float for the annual 4th of July parade in Friday Harbor, WA. Not only will it be a chance to prove her leadership skills to her boss, but an opportunity for a much-needed escape, especially since she hasn’t taken any time off since her divorce was finalized over a year ago.

Ace Lockhart works himself to the bone at his Portland contracting company, but something in his life feels off. When doctors tell him his elderly father has taken a turn for the worse, he heads to Friday Harbor to be with the old man, simply because no one else in the family will even speak to him.

As fate would have it, Summer’s plans for the parade look like they could go up in smoke before any fireworks are even set off. Can Ace be the ticket to light at the end of the tunnel? Will their days together lead to fireworks in more ways than one?

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Annee Jones Bio:

Annee Jones is an International Bestselling Author of romance, fantasy, and mystery. She is passionate about writing stories where dreams come true and love wins!

Professionally, Annee works as a disability counselor where she is honored to help her clients navigate through complex medical and legal systems while rediscovering their wholeness in Spirit.

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Excerpts from Freedom In Friday Harbor

Excerpt #1 ( 224 Words)

Dr. Fielding crossed her legs and ran a hand down the leg of her cream-colored pantsuit. “Those were decisions that you made in the past. Now is the present, and the future has yet to be written. You have the ability to make different choices going forward.” 

“I’m scared though—you know I haven’t even considered dating since the divorce went through,” Summer said. “I’ve been too busy focusing on work.” 

“That’s something we can look at more closely,” said the counselor. “I know your 30th birthday is coming up. Do you have any fun plans to celebrate?”

 “No,” Summer said morosely. “Quite frankly, I don’t even want to think about it. I’m so not where I wanted to be at this age.”

 Dr. Fielding chuckled and took off her glasses. “Honey, no one ever is.”

 The therapist’s light-hearted comment lifted her spirits. “I guess that’s true,” she said with a rueful smile. 

Dr. Fielding glanced at the wall clock. “I’m afraid our time is up. Try to do something nice for yourself for your birthday. Give yourself some grace. You’re only human. And remember -awareness is key to not repeating the patterns of the past.” 

“God forbid I should ever do that,” Summer said, shuddering.”

 That’s something we can both agree upon,” said Dr. Fielding, rising to give her a quick hug goodbye.


Excerpt #2 ( 278 Words)

“I have a project that I’d like to put you on. But it would mean that you’d have to travel.” 

“Travel?” she repeated, her curiosity peaked. 

Jim held up his hand. “Not that far, just a ferry ride over to Friday Harbor in the San Juans. Have you been there before?”

 “No,” she said. “I moved up to Seattle after graduating from college in Oregon but haven’t visited the islands off the coast yet.” 

“It’s beautiful out there,” Jim said. “Friday Harbor is the main town on San Juan Island. It’s a historic seaport village – very quaint.”

 “What’s the job?” she asked. 

He grinned. “I need you to supervise the building of a float for the town’s annual 4th of July parade.”

 “A float? Parade?” she asked incredulously. Her job usually consisted of designing digital marketing promotions. “I’m – I’m not sure I’m qualified,” she said, gulping. “Oh, I think you’re plenty qualified,” Jim said, chuckling.“

A construction crew can do the physical labor part. But I need you to design the thing and make sure the parade goes according to plan. It would of course therefore require you to work over the holiday. To make up for it, I want you to take a few days off and relax afterward.”

 “Hm,” she said. “That does sound nice. What is the company that’s hiring us to do their float?”

 “The Pacific Beekeepers Association,” Jim said, his eyes sparkling. 

Summer groaned inwardly, remembering the pain when a bee stung her in the arm at a summer picnic when she was six.

 She nodded, doing her best to smile. “Right,” she said. “You can count on me, sir. I’ll do it.”


Excerpt #3 (240 Words)

“Coffee would be perfect, thanks,” replied Summer.

 “Coming right up,” said the server. “Help yourself to the buffet whenever you want.” She turned and headed toward the kitchen, passing a waiter carrying a pitcher of ice water. Summer held out her glass for him to fill and then took a few sips of the cool liquid. Rising, she walked over to the buffet, interested to see what was in the steaming trays. She picked up a plate and walked slowly down the line, choosing scrambled eggs, sausage, and hash browns. A tall carousel of delectable-looking bakery items on a cart caught her attention. There was one blueberry scone left. Unable to resist the temptation, she reached for it, promptly bumping the hand of someone else, also making a grab for it from the opposite side. 

“Oops, sorry,” she said, pulling her hand back quickly.

 “Oh no, I’m sorry,” said the tall, dark, and ridiculously handsome man who stepped out from around the cart. He smiled at her affably and handed her the scone. 

“You take it,” he said. 

“No, you,” she said, hoping she wasn’t blushing as she passed it back to him. 

He stepped backward and shook his head. 

“Well, when my sister and I wrestled as kids over the last cookie or slice of pie, our mother would always make us split it. So how about we share?” he suggested. 

She grinned. “That only sounds fair,” she said.

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Title: Forever Yours

Author: Annee Jones

Genre: Christian contemporary romance

Publisher: Self-Published by Annee Jones

Release Date: January 13, 2023


He’s there on a whim.

She’s there to help her aunt.

They’re both missing something.

Can it be each other?

“Find your Perfect Match this summer at the seaside…”

The Forever Yours matchmaking agency is hosting a vacation package week in Seaview, Florida.

Taking a break from her busy but unrewarding life in Chicago, Callie Winthrop has come to town to find respite at her beloved Aunt Fran’s bed and breakfast.

When the CEO of Forever Yours – who just happens to be staying at the inn for the event – offers Callie the opportunity to attend the activities and meet the most eligible bachelors in the country, how can she say no?

Jackson Thorne, a successful Tampa contractor, can’t believe the nerve of his brother, who actually thought it was a good idea to sign him up for a matchmaking vacation this summer.

Jackson acknowledges, however, that he has been avoiding commitment ever since his last relationship ended in tragedy.

Hence it may actually be good for him to start dating again – much as he would hate to admit it.

Maybe there’s even a chance he could meet the woman of his dreams this summer?

Warm your heart by reading this sweet clean romance about starting over today!

Bonus section with recipes included!

About the Clean Slate Series:

With the New Year comes hope for a better one.

A clean slate, if you will, to leave the past behind and start fresh.

For these characters, that’s exactly what they intend to do.

They’re not running away; they’re running toward something new.


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About the Author

Annee Jones is an international bestselling author of romance, fantasy, and mystery.

She is passionate about writing stories where dreams come true and love wins!

Professionally, Annee works as a disability counselor where she is honored to help her clients navigate through complex medical and legal systems while rediscovering their wholeness in Spirit.

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Excerpt #1 ( 145 Words)

Callie smoothed the sleeve of her blue cocktail dress.

The holiday office party was a success.

Streamers and helium-filled balloons in gold and white decorated the expansive conference room of Winthrop Public Relations and Advertising.

The event planner had the large mahogany table and accompanying leather chairs placed into temporary storage and brought in small, round dining tables with matching chairs covered in gold and white linens.

Atop the confetti-strewn tables, candles flickered in crystal votive holders. Buffet tables were set up along one side of the room and currently held steaming trays of beef tenderloin, chicken au vin, scalloped potatoes, and braised asparagus. The smaller dessert buffet offered an assortment of the finest chocolate truffles, tortes, and shortbreads.

Callie looked around the room at her colleagues and their significant others clad in festive, jewel-toned colors as they laughed and ate. She should be happy.

Excerpt #2 ( 114 Words)

Callie’s thoughts were interrupted by the sound of clinking glass. Hunter stood in the center of the room, calling for everyone’s attention. His dark gray Brooks Brothers suit showed off the body of the former football athlete and complimented his thick blond hair.

“Ladies and gentlemen,” he smiled broadly, “may I have your attention, please.” His eyes roamed over the crowd before settling onto her.

What was going on? He hadn’t told her he would be making a speech tonight.

“Callie, could you come up here and join me?” He gestured towards her, leaving her no real choice but to set her water glass on the closest table before winding her way towards him.

Excerpt #3 (132 words)

“I know we haven’t talked about this,” he continued, “but hey, I know you feel the same way I do, babe. We are Chicago’s next power couple, after all. What could be better than making it official? Let’s take this city by storm, sweetheart.” He dropped down to one knee and reached into his coat pocket, drawing out a small black velvet-covered box.

This can’t be happening, Callie thought as beads of cold sweat began to form on her forehead.

Hunter popped the box open with his index finger, revealing a gigantic solitaire. “Say you’ll be my wife,” he said, looking intently into her eyes.

Callie could feel gazes shifting in her direction as the room grew silent. “I… I…” she stuttered, then promptly burst into tears and ran from the room.

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Her boyfriend, Hunter Sandstrom, was also part of the company and highly esteemed by her father. In fact, the men would often get together on weekends to join other associates for rounds of golf. Hunter was everything a girl could want—smart, successful, good-looking. Always the perfect gentleman. He loved to call them Chicago’s next power couple. Wasn’t that a good thing?

Callie’s smile wavered a little. What was wrong with her? Maybe she was just tired, having worked overtime again the night before on a project deadline. She sighed. Working overtime was certainly nothing new for her. She relished the weekends when she had time to give in to her passion for cooking and baking. She enjoyed experimenting with different flavor combinations and spices, loving the tactile sensations of kneading out dough or practicing her knife skills. A ‘silly little hobby,’ her father called it. However, Callie couldn’t help but look forward to the minute she could go into her kitchen and put on her favorite blue-and-white gingham apron.

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Christmas Quilt Brides Book 5

Genre: Contemporary Romance

By Annee Jones


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She knew the trip could be difficult, but she never imagined it’d change her life…


An unfortunate stagecoach accident leaves Katrina with no memory of who she is and where she was headed. The only clues to her identity are stitched in hand-sewn quilt, but to unravel them she must traverse across the countryside and find someone willing to answer her many questions.


Luke, the man who saved her after the accident and is now providing shelter for her, volunteers to travel with her. Their journey and those they meet along the way provide some clues, but unless she can stitch the pieces together, she may never learn the truth about who she is and why she was traveling on that fateful day.


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Title: Solitude Lake
Series: Hidden Creek Romance
Author: Adele Darcy
Published: May 13, 2022
Genre: Contemporary Romance/Christian Romance
*there are Christian themes as Susan is a person of faith, but not overtly a Christian romance per se…but does include scenes at church
Following the tragic death of her husband, Susan Dixon struggles with the realization that the love they shared was crippled by his legacy of secrets and betrayal. Hoping to rebuild her life, Susan moves back to her hometown of Hidden Creek Montana. Settling into her family’s cabin on the peaceful shores of Solitude Lake, Susan searches for healing in the rugged scenery.
Taking a summer job at the neighboring Solitude Lake Lodge, Susan rekindles a romance with her old flame, Jake Arnett. As the couple fall in love under the Montana skies, a past of heartache and missed opportunities haunts them. Susan needs to heal from her husband’s betrayal, while Jake is afraid of repeating past mistakes. Can these star-crossed lovers let go of regrets and fall into a happily ever after?

Adele Darcy is the alter-ego of creative artist and travel blogger Adele Lassiter.

Solitude Lake is inspired by Adele’s time living in western Montana, where she spent countless hours exploring Big Sky’s wide-open spaces from Glacier National Park to Yellowstone Country and beyond.

She currently resides in North Carolina, where she loves to explore the Blue Ridge Parkway and spend days relaxing at the Outer Banks


Justice for Ginger

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By Annee Jones


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Five years ago, Ginger Carlyle turned down a marriage proposal that everyone, including Jacob Noble, thought she would agree to.


Five years ago, Jacob Noble took a job in a northern California mining town that he hoped would help him to forget the love he’d left behind in Ashton. But there was no way he could forget Ginger, or his own broken heart.


Back in Ashton, Ginger has been beset by tragedy after tragedy. After her father’s death, she is the only one who can care for her ailing mother and manage the family house and land. But hard work isn’t enough when the bank comes looking for the mortgage payments. Unable to tell her mother the truth about their dire financial circumstances, Ginger will have to work even harder to make sure that their Thanksgiving holiday is as joyful as it always was when her father was alive.


However, after Ginger is accused of stealing from her new employer, her whole world is turned upside down. She’s dragged to the sheriff’s office where she’s shocked to discover the new deputy is none other than the very man whose proposal, she turned down all those years ago.


As the past is re-visited and secrets come to light, is there hope that justice will be Ginger’s in time for Thanksgiving?

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A lonely and abused woman without a home. A Marshal who is given the sudden responsibility of two children. A mail-order bride situation that has fallen to ruin. Can Lottie find a home and a family by Christmas?

December 1880
When Lottie Reiner lost her father in the war, her mother fell to pieces.

At the young age of eleven, Lottie began caring for her catatonic mother. But when both her mother and grandfather pass away months apart, Lottie becomes nothing but a burden to her family.

Her grandmother pushes Lottie to get married before it’s too late. But Lottie is a twenty-seven-year-old spinster with no experience raising children.

Isn’t it already too late?

Deputy US Marshal Archer King comes from a family of law keepers.

His father was a US Marshal, and his mother worked as a Pinkerton Agent with Kate Warne.

When his only sister passed on in childbirth, his brother-in-law swore he could care for the children on his own. And Archer was to check in on them, but in almost two years, he’s neglected that duty to his sister.

When the father, Sam Hodge, goes missing, he finds out exactly what kind of dire situation the children have been subject to.

After being turned out of her home, Lottie heads to Durant, Oklahoma, where Sam Hodge and his two children live, in the hopes of becoming a new wife and mother.

Only the mail-order situation does not turn out the way Lottie had hoped, and many of the things that Sam had told her in his letters turn out to be lies.

The only thing true is the children, and Lottie is fast becoming attached to them.

But what will happen when Sam is found?

Will she have the opportunity to get a home and a family before Christmas?


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P. Creeden is the sweet romance and mystery pen name for USA Today Bestselling Author, Pauline Creeden. Her stories feature down-to-earth characters who often feel like they are undeserving of love for one reason or another and are surprised when love finds them.

P. Creeden married her college sweetheart, who she also met at a horse farm. Together they raise a menagerie of animals and their one son, an avid reader, himself. Animals are the supporting characters of many of her stories, because they occupy her daily life on the farm, too. From dogs, cats, and goldfish to horses, chickens, and geckos — she believes life around pets is so much better, even if they are fictional.


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Book Title: Blessed

Author: Maggie Blackbird

Publisher: eXasty Books

Cover Artist: Martine Jardin

Genre/s: M/M, Contemporary, Spiritual, Religious, Multi-Cultural, Romance

Heat Rating: 4 flames

Length: 92,784 words/330 pages

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A mixed-blood Catholic seminarian struggles to discern his true calling: the priesthood or his ex-lover, a proud but damaged Ojibway man.


It’s been ten years since Emery Matawapit sinned, having succumbed to temptation for the one thing in his life that felt right, another man. In six months he’ll make a life-changing decision that will bar him from sexual relationships for the rest of his life.

Darryl Keejik has a decade-long chip on his shoulder, and he holds Emery’s father, the church deacon, responsible for what he’s suffered: the loss of his family and a chance at true love with Emery. No longer a powerless kid, Darryl has influence within the community—maybe more than the deacon. Darryl intends on using his power to destroy Deacon Matawapit and his church.

Hoping to save the church, Emery races home. But stopping Darryl is harder than expected when their sizzling chemistry threatens to consume Emery. Now he is faced with the toughest decision of his life: please his devout parents and fulfill his call to the priesthood, or remain true to his heart and marry the man created for him.

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The putter of a diesel engine carried to where they stood at the side of the house.

“Sounds like the priest’s clunker.” Clayton puffed on the cigarette.

Knots formed in Darryl’s stomach. Did Emery accompany Father Bennie? What the heck was the priest doing up at Long River? Darryl lived at the reserve’s most northern district, far from Grassy, where the Matawapits resided.

Don’t watch them go by.

The car slowed and then turned into the driveway. Black, wavy hair appeared in the windshield. Hot tingles shot through Darryl’s arms and legs. He’d better get himself under control. Running into the coward was expected. It was the reason why he’d raced around the reserve like a fool earlier, trying to figure out what to say when they eventually crossed paths.

Had Emery come to apologize? Maybe reconnect? Wait a second. Someone had probably sent him. In the past, he hadn’t possessed the testicular fortitude to initiate anything. Father Bennie and Deacon Matawapit were up to something.

“Is that Emery?” Clayton frowned.

“Yeah. Gimme a second.” Darryl marched around the side of the house. When the car door opened, he froze.

Emery’s long legs appeared. He straightened to a towering six-foot-something. His red lips, smooth, pale skin, and high cheekbones melted Darryl’s insides. Tight muscles filled out Emery’s blue polo shirt and white dress pants. His hair curled around his square shoulders. This wasn’t a skinny seventeen-year-old kid who’d favored worn jeans, hiking boots, and t-shirts, but a twenty-seven-year-old elegant man.

“Hello. I was hoping to catch you at home.” Emery doffed his sunglasses, exposing his thick black lashes and bright green eyes. He tapped his shades against firm thighs Darryl had caressed during the best time of his life.

Although Emery’s voice was deeper, the feathery tone still stroked Darryl deep inside his jeans. Quivering, he spat out a, “Hel—hi…” He cleared his throat of the damned frog making him sound like an idiot. “Hello.”

“I-I planned on stopping by sooner.” Emery’s gaze roamed in every direction. “I was busy… unpacking”

Darryl motioned to the side of the house. “I was heading out for a drive once I finish talking to someone.”

“Oh…” Emery’s gaze settled on Clayton, who appeared around the corner. “I’ll come back another day when you’re not busy.” Disappointment lined his voice. “Have a good night.”

When Emery turned for the car, Darryl’s frozen heart churned into overdrive. The question jumped from his mouth. “Where’re you going?”

Emery pivoted. “Back to the rectory. It’s where I’m staying during my visit.”

Darryl stifled his groan. Call him a sucker for asking. “You came here for a reason. Why?”

“Uh… I—” Emery held a fist to his mouth and coughed. “Do you have time for a walk?”

A shiver careened along Darryl’s spine. Instead of being prodded, Emery, of all people, had initiated something.

Clayton’s slim brows twisted downwards. “I guess we’re done?”

Everyone knew how tight Emery and Darryl had once been. The cunning coyote had better not think of Darryl as a traitor who’d lose focus on the Traditionalists Society’s mandate now that Emery was back. “We can finish our convo tomorrow. Stop by my office in the morning.”

“Never mind. I’m outta here.” Clayton stamped to his pick-up parked on the side of the road. He glowered at Emery, who returned the frown with a nod.

Fire crackled through Darryl’s veins. Hostility and rudeness to another wasn’t the purpose of the Traditionalists Society.

“We can meet at the Treaty Grounds.” Darryl used an even tone, though his pulse points raced faster than a bear chasing down dinner. “Right now my road’s pretty much the Trans Canada.”

A truck pulling a skiff rambled by.

“Everyone’s heading out for the evening fish.”

“Okay.” Emery’s mouth remained closed while his full lips moved upward. He had the same shy smile capable of melting Darryl’s limbs. “I’ll meet you there.”

“Sure.” Darryl slid on the four-wheeler.

Emery opened the car door and got in. He drove off and left a trail of dust in his wake.

Darryl turned the key. The machine’s engine roared to life. This couldn’t be happening. Someone must have plopped him in the middle of a dream. Who was the courageous man who’d come of his own accord?

He steered the four-wheeler down the driveway. People changed. Before entering St. Michael’s Seminary, Emery had lived in Thunder Bay to attend university. Being out from under his father’s thumb had probably given his confidence a much-needed boost.

His dad’s here and he sought me out.

Had Emery told Father Bennie his intentions for the evening? Where would their talk lead to? There was only one way to find out—drive faster to the Treaty Grounds.

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An Ojibway from Northwestern Ontario, Maggie resides in the country with her husband and their fur babies, two beautiful Alaskan Malamutes. When she’s not writing, she can be found pulling weeds in the flower beds, mowing the huge lawn, walking the Mals deep in the bush, teeing up a ball at the golf course, fishing in the boat for walleye, or sitting on the deck at her sister’s house, making more wonderful memories with the people she loves most.

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Title: Little Drops of Sunshine
Author: Staci Stallings
Genre: NA Contemporary Christian Romance
Publisher: Spirit Light Publishing
Publication Date: December 20th, 2018
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First love is seldom as easy as everyone makes it sound.
Lauren Miller wants to fall in love. She has dreamed of falling in love. But watching her very best friend fall in love with the man of her dreams and then have her heart shattered into a gazillion pieces has made Lauren question if this whole love thing is even worth it. When Wes Conway, a guy who teases her constantly and thinks of her as not much more than a little sister, starts popping up in her life, Lauren is sure she knows what his intentions are where she’s concerned—and they are definitely not the romantic kind. But how does a girl keep her heart from falling for a guy who is so intent on protecting her and being there for her no matter what?
Wes Conway’s life has been no fairy tale, and finally graduating from high school hasn’t changed that. Stuck working to make ends meet while all of his friends go off to college, Wes doesn’t see his life getting any better any time soon. Then, he starts hanging out with Lauren Miller, a high school junior. Thanks to the differences in their ages, Wes knows Lauren is too young for him to even think about dating. Unfortunately, she’s cute, funny, and impossible to not want to be around. But Wes can’t fall in love with her. He just can’t…
From USAToday Best Selling Christian Romance author, Staci Stallings, comes the third book in The Imagination Series, LITTLE DROPS OF SUNSHINE. Fraught with the trials and turmoil of young love, The Imagination Series will give Christian romance readers the emotional ride of a lifetime. These young adults trying to figure out life and love will have you cheering, laughing, and crying as they traverse what it means to be friends and maybe even more.
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A USA Today Best Selling Author and stay-at-home mom, Staci Stallings has a husband, three kids and a writing addiction on the side. Stallings offers numerous titles for readers to choose from. Not content to stay in one genre and write it to death, Staci’s stories run the gamut from young adult to adult, from motivational and inspirational to full-out Christian and back again. Every title is a new adventure! That’s what keeps Staci writing and you reading. Although she lives in Amarillo, Texas and her main career right now is her family, Staci touches the lives of people across the globe with her various Internet and writing endeavors.
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Title: The Taste of Tears
Author: Staci Stallings
Genre: NA Contemporary Romance
Publisher: Spirit Light Publishing
Publication Date: September 28th, 2018
Paige Grayson fell in love with Nelson Samuels in “Becoming Me.”
They are a match made in Heaven. He writes music, she writes poetry that sounds like music. Together, they are learning to make beautiful music.
But when Nelson makes the decision to chase his lifelong dreams that don’t include Paige, life may take a very different turn for these two musical lovebirds…
From USA Today Best Selling Christian Romance author, Staci Stallings, comes Book 2 in The Imagination Series, “The Taste of Tears.” This new adult novel series is a roller-coaster of emotions as these friends navigate the treacherous waters of growing up, falling in love, chasing dreams, and learning that sometimes in life, you have to use your imagination to be able to think past reality and reach for what no one has yet envisioned life can be. Slowly but surely they learn to trust God for what they cannot see and come to realize that He has a plan even when life doesn’t seem to make much sense.
Go along on this very special journey and maybe you, too, will remember that imagination just like love can take you places reality says are impossible.
A USA Today Best Selling Author and stay-at-home mom, Staci Stallings has a husband, three kids and a writing addiction on the side. Stallings offers numerous titles for readers to choose from. Not content to stay in one genre and write it to death, Staci’s stories run the gamut from young adult to adult, from motivational and inspirational to full-out Christian and back again. Every title is a new adventure! That’s what keeps Staci writing and you reading. Although she lives in Amarillo, Texas and her main career right now is her family, Staci touches the lives of people across the globe with her various Internet and writing endeavors.
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