Thursday, June 29, 2023

Blog Tour, Author Interview & Giveaway: Falling for the Cowboy Doc by Cari Lynn Webb

Falling for the Cowboy Doc JustRead Blog + Review Tour

Welcome to the Blog + Review Tour for Falling for the Cowboy Doc by Cari Lynn Webb, hosted by JustRead Publicity Tours!

About the Book

Falling for the Cowboy Doc

Title: Falling for the Cowboy Doc
Three Springs, Texas #4
Cari Lynn Webb
Harlequin Heartwarming
Release Date:
June 27, 2023
Genre: Contemporary Romance (Clean)

Can the rodeo cowgirl…  

Win his love? 

Professional roper Maggie Orr needs to secure a national sponsorship. And orthopedic surgeon Grant Sloan could derail her plans. Falling for the cowboy doctor is a distraction she can’t afford… Plus their careers are taking them in opposite directions. But from picnics to stargazing, Grant is reminding Maggie that there’s more to life than winning in the arena. Can they rewrite their dreams to include each other?

PURCHASE LINKS: Goodreads | Amazon | Barnes & Noble | Bookshop | BookBub


More Books in this Series

The Texas Seal's Surprise  Trusting the Rancher with Christmas  Her Cowboy Wedding Date  His Christmas Cowgirl

Interview with Author Cari Lynn Webb

Can you tell us a little about yourself? 
My name is Cari Lynn Webb. I write sweet contemporary romance for Harlequin Heartwarming, ARC Manor, as well as publish independently. I currently live in South Carolina. I moved a lot as a child and now with my own family as well, so I’ve been fortunate to live in quite a few wonderful places. Every where we’ve lived has given me ideas for my stories and my writing and I’m grateful for that.

What do you do besides writing? 
I really enjoy cooking and baking. If I’m not writing, I’m often reading food blogs and magazines or watching cooking TV shows. I’m always on the lookout for new recipes to try. I also love to read and travel and spend time with my family.

What was your favorite part of researching for this book? 
In Falling for the Cowboy Doc, my heroine, Maggie Sloan and her sister are professional team ropers. I watched a lot of team roping events – the riders are all so talented and their connections with their horses are amazing. I really enjoy learning about the equestrian world – the people, the horses, and their passion for what they do is inspiring.
Do you like to find visual inspiration for your characters before or during your writing process? 
I need to have an idea of what my characters look like before I start writing the book. Most of my characters are loosely based off an actor, actress, or even a professional athlete. Most often I find an image online – one particular photograph – that gives me a direction for my character. And then as I write and get to know that particular character, the details get refined.

What are some songs that you listened to or inspired you while writing your book? 
I listen to both country music and classical music when I’m writing. I have different playlists, depending on the scenes I’m writing. I have a country playlist of all sad, heartbreak songs that I listen to when I’m working on more emotional scenes. Then I have an upbeat country playlist for the lighter scenes. I listen to classical music when I really need to concentrate because sometimes I get distracted and start singing instead of writing. I would say country music and the storytelling within country songs is what I really connect to the most.

What message would you like readers to ultimately take away from the book? 
Falling for the Cowboy Doc is a clean romance about love and family. I like to write about heroes and heroines who aren’t looking for love – in fact, their life plans don’t often include love. However, love finds them and that’s when their lives get interesting. And when you toss in family, it makes things even more fun.

What can we look forward to coming from you in the future? 
His Christmas Cowgirl, the next book in my Three Springs, Texas series will be releasing this November. Here is the blurb for His Christmas Cowgirl - Cowgirl Vivian Bryant needs a winning horse to fulfill her rodeo champion dream, and equestrian trainer Josh Sloan agrees to help. But when Vivian fibs to her family that Josh is her boyfriend, their pretend relationship slowly evolves–while planning a Three Springs, Texas, gala together. She’s competing for a trophy that will secure their separate futures, but the real prize just might be finding love…at Christmas.

About the Author

Cari Lynn Webb

Cari Lynn Webb lives in South Carolina with her husband, daughters and assorted four-legged family members. She’s been blessed to see the power of true love in her grandparent’s 70 year marriage and her parent’s marriage of over 50 years. She knows love isn’t always sweet and perfect, it can be challenging, complicated and risky. But she believes happily-ever-afters are worth fighting for. She loves to connect with readers.

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Tour Giveaway

(1) winner will receive a $45 Amazon gift card, signed print copies of the first two books in the Three Springs, Texas series (The Texas Seal's Surprise and Trusting the Rancher with Christmas) and summer candy!

Falling for the Cowboy Doc JustRead Tours giveaway

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Wednesday, June 21, 2023

Blog Tour, Excerpt & Giveaway: Dedicated to the One I Love by Beth K. Vogt

Dedicated to the One I Love JustRead Blog Tour

Welcome to the Blog Tour for Dedicated to the One I Love by Beth K. Vogt, hosted by JustRead Publicity Tours!

About the Book

Dedicated to the One I Love

Title: Dedicated to the One I Love 
Beth K. Vogt
White Glove
Release Date:
June 20, 2023
Contemporary Romance

She doesn’t believe in love anymore. He doesn’t either.  

They’re perfect for each other. 

Beloved romance novelist Kylie Franklin walked away from her pen-name career as bestselling and award-winning Veronica Hollins the day her husband died. Her loyal readers are eager for the final book in her sensational series. But Kylie’s given up on love, both fictional and in real life. Behind her back, Kylie’s agent contrives a way to get her writing again. 

Joe Edwards has made a name for himself with his popular military suspense novels under the pen name Tate Merrick. Yet he can’t quite break onto the bestseller list. What his books need, his publisher suggests, is some romance. Joe flat refuses. However, his publisher is determined and hires Veronica Hollins to save the day—and his career. 

Veronica and Tate quickly realize they’re Kylie and Joe, good friends who connected online via a popular word game and their mutual love of trivia. Surely they can wrangle their alter egos into this literary collaboration. But as the deadline looms, their differences threaten the romance developing off the page.  

From a Christy Award-winning author comes this charming mash-up of hidden identities, literary tug of war, and falling in love when you least expect it.

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This was one of the reasons Joe liked having Liza as his literary agent. Talking to her was like talking to his sister—and that was one of the best compliments he could ever give Liza. His favorite person in his family was his younger sister, Abbie, not that he would ever admit that to his mom.

He bit into the sub, savoring the smoky, mildly spicy bite of ham, mortadella, capicola, and provolone cheese topped with shredded lettuce, tomatoes, and just the right amount of mayo and olive oil.

“Tell me the good news already.” Joe took a swig of water as he carried his phone and the remainder of the sub to his favorite chair in the living room, stretching out to continue the conversation. For Liza’s sake, when he turned on the flat-screen TV, he kept it on mute, only paying partial attention to whatever sports show was on ESPN. “They loved the manuscript, right?”

“Not exactly, Joe.”

“Wha—?” He choked on the wad of bread, cold cuts, and cheese. Sat up. Coughed. Wheezed.

“You okay?”

Joe grabbed the water bottle and took small sips. “What do you mean ‘not exactly’?”

“You know sales for your last three books have slipped.”

“Every author I know has struggled with sales numbers this past year.” Joe gulped more water. “Well, except for that romance writer who hasn’t even had a book out in the last few years . . .what’s her name?”

“Veronica Hollins?”

“That’s the one. But she can probably live off the royalties of her last two books alone for the rest of her life.”

“It’s interesting you mentioned Veronica Hollins.”


“After reading your manuscript, the editors suggested you should add more romance to the story.”

“There’s romance in the story, Liza.”

“Barely. No one holds hands. No kisses. It’s elementary school romance. You could cut the sexual tension with dental floss.”


About the Author

Beth K. Vogt

Beth K. Vogt believes God’s best often waits behind the doors marked “Never.” She’s authored 15 novels and novellas, both contemporary romance and women’s fiction. Beth is a Christy Award winner, an ACFW Carol Award winner, and a  RITA® finalist. Her newest contemporary romance novel, Dedicated to the One I Love, releases June 20, 2023. Her novel Things I Never Told You, book one in her Thatcher Sisters Series by Tyndale House Publishers, won the 2019 AWSA Golden Scroll Award for Contemporary Novel of the Year. An established magazine writer and former editor of the leadership magazine for MOPS International, Beth blogs for Learn How to Write a Novel and The Write Conversation and also enjoys speaking to writers group and mentoring other writers. She lives in Colorado with her husband Rob, who has adjusted to discussing the lives of imaginary people.

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Tour Giveaway

(1) winner will receive a $50 Etsy Gift Card, a print copy of Dedicated to the One I Love, a box of typewriter themed gift note cards, Novel Teas Book Lover Teas, and a 24 oz insulated Tervis Floral Tumbler!

Dedicated to the One I Love JustRead Tours giveaway

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Wednesday, June 14, 2023

Review: Ned by Susan May Warren

My rating: 5 stars / It was amazing


After four years of training to become a Navy SEAL, Ned Marshall is finally ready to marry the woman of his dreams, Shae Johnson. And Shae’s been uber patient, waiting, building a life as a free-lance graphic artist, moving around the globe to be with him. So, when she said yes to his proposal in Geneva, he fully expected to live happily-ever-after.

At the very least, he expected her to be waiting at the hotel for him three days after an emergency call-out. And maybe it was unreasonable to expect her to be sitting in the hotel, working on her watercolors—Shae, after all grew up in Montana, and she has adventure in her blood. So of course she’s going to go climb the beautiful Swiss mountains. Even make a friend.

But Ned isn’t thrilled with her new friend, and something about him doesn’t feel safe…

So she’s made some friends while waiting for Ned to return? Shae can’t believe that after years of sacrifice, Ned is actually angry at her—what did he expect, that she’d sit by the window? Dana and his friends are harmless, right?

Not so much. Because when Shae finds herself kidnapped, and brought to Russia, she fears the worst—she’s been swept up in a human trafficking ring. And when she’s sent to, of all places, Siberia how will Ned ever find her?

But Ned isn’t going to lose her—not after everything they’ve been through, and he’ll stop at nothing to rescue her. But when he discovers the real reason she’s been taken, he will have to become a traitor to his country if he wants her back.

Join the epic race to rescue Shae in the high-adrenaline book three in the Minnesota Marshalls series.

My Review

The high octane series continues with Ned and Shae's storyline that was introduced in the previous book Jonas, and it was more than I expected! I was fascinated with the dark setting in Sibera where Shae is sent. It's hard to believe slavery still exists in these forms in today's modern world, but it's horrifyingly true. Ned's devotion to Shae is limitless as he races against time and seemingly impossible barriers. The theme of faith and reliance on God and His plan is heartfelt and well-applied as Ned and his brother plan and fight on one end while Shae follows her instincts to stay alive and sane with help from a fellow prisoner. The twists had me glued to the pages and even when I thought I could let out my breath, the pace picked right back up! Along with Ned's rescue of Shae we have a subplot of his sister Iris and football player Hudson who are drawn into some secret agent stuff that's way over their heads and woven into the secrets and intrigue where many of the Marshalls siblings and cousins find themselves involved. I can't wait to get my hands on the next book! Because one story leads into the next, it's vital to read them in order. I do appreciate that the main character's story has a satisfying resolution even while the secondary characters have a cliffhanger to anticipate the continuing story.

Disclosure statement: A complimentary copy of this book was provided from a tour group, publisher, publicist, or author, including NetGalley, OR was borrowed from the library, including OverDrive, OR borrowed from Kindle Unlimited, OR purchased. A review was not required and all views and opinions expressed are unbiased and my own.

The Minnesota Marshalls series

You are Invited to the ACFW Storyfest!

Storyfest JustRead Tours Takeover Blitz Tour

Welcome to the Takeover Blitz for ACFW Storyfest, hosted by JustRead Publicity Tours!

You are Invited:

ACFW Storyfest 

August 24-26, 2023 

Hyatt Regency at the Arch, St. Louis

When hundreds of authors gather for their annual ACFW conference in August, readers are invited to participate in their own event on the same premises. Storyfest will present a full program of meet & greet or meals with authors, casual conversation, games, panels, swag bags of story-related treasures, and the opportunity to hear from the heart of readers’ favorite authors.

Per reader requests, the ACFW Storyfest team is also including reader-only workshops to help answer reader questions and gain reader feedback. The ACFW bookstore will also be open to readers. Last year’s attendees recommend bringing extra luggage for the book and swag haul.

Learn More about ACFW Storyfest 2023

Participating Authors:

Sami A. Abrams Kate Angelo  Laurel Blount Sara Brunsvold Colleen Coble Sara Davison Lynette Eason Loretta Eidson Joni M. Fisher Liana George Sarah Hamaker Sarah Hanks Brandy Heineman Rebecca Hemlock Pam Hillman Angela Hunt Denise Hunter Kelly Irvin Dana R. Lynn Tracey J. Lyons Joy K. Massenburge Nancy Mehl Shaen Layle Dana Mentink Robin Caroll Dineen Miller DiAnn Mills Carol Moncado Mindy Obenhaus Candice Sue Patterson Lisa Phillips Deborah Raney Shannon Redmon Terri Reed Helena Smrcek Betsy St. Amant Melanie Stevenson Carrie Turanksy Marilyn Turk Darlene L. Turner Virginia Vaughan John Matthew Walker Kimberley Woodhouse Lenora Worth Kathleen Y'Barbo

Sami A. Abrams, Kate Angelo, Pepper Basham, Laurel Blount, Sara Brunsvold, Colleen Coble, Sara Davison, Lynette Eason, Loretta Eidson, Joni M. Fisher, Liana George, Sarah Hamaker, Sarah Hanks, Brandy Heineman, Rebecca Hemlock, Pam Hillman, Angela Hunt, Denise Hunter, Kelly Irvin, Dana R. Lynn, Tracey J. Lyons, Joy K. Massenburge, Nancy Mehl, Shaen Layle, Dana Mentink, Robin Caroll, Dineen Miller, DiAnn Mills, Carol Moncado, Mindy Obenhaus, Candice Sue Patterson, Lisa Phillips, Deborah Raney, Shannon Redmon, Terri Reed, Helena Smrcek, Betsy St. Amant, Melanie Stevenson, Carrie Turansky, Marilyn Turk, Darlene L. Turner, Virginia Vaughan, John Matthew Walker, Kimberley Woodhouse, Lenora Worth, Kathleen Y’Barbo, and more

2023 Storyfest

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(1) winner will receive their choice of one registration fee to ACFW Storyfest in St. Louis OR if unable to attend Storyfest, a swag bag STUFFED with swag, including the Storyfest booklet and signed copies of books by up to 10 participating authors!

StoryFest JustRead Giveaway

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