Honest Heart (_ #2) by Kaye Dacus {Preview}

Set during the Industrial Revolution and the Great Exhibition of 1851, An Honest Heart is a “sitting-room romance” with the feel of a Regency-era novel but the fashions and technological advances of the mid-Victorian age.

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Follow the Heart: A Great Exhibition Novel by Kaye Dacus {Preview}

It is time for a FIRST Wild Card Tour book review! If you wish to join the FIRST blog alliance, just click the button. We are a group of reviewers who tour Christian books. A Wild Card post includes a brief bio of the author and a full chapter from each book toured. The reason it is called a FIRST Wild Card Tour is that you never know if the book will be fiction, non~fiction, for young, or for old…or for somewhere in between! Enjoy your free peek into the book! You never know when I might play a wild card on you! Today’s Wild Card author is:   Kaye Dacus   and the book:   Follow the Heart: A Great Exhibition Novel B&H Books (May 1, 2013) ***Special thanks to Laurel Teague for sending me a review copy.***   ABOUT THE AUTHOR:  Kaye Dacus is the author of humorous,. . .

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Scheming Seniors Meet Their Match

Scheming Seniors Meet Their Match in the Conclusion of Dacus’s Matchmakers Series Acclaimed author Kaye Dacus brings humor, romance, and inspiration in book 3 of The Matchmakers series. Turnabout’s Fair Play is scheduled to release in November 2011. In this novel, the tables are turned when scheming seniors meet their match and unwittingly end up with loves of their own. When Maureen O’Connor begins conniving to match her grandson Jamie with Flannery McNeill, the last thing she has in mind is a romance of her own. But when Jamie turns the tables and conspires with Flannery to bring Maureen and Flannery’s grandfather Kirby together, everyone’s best-laid plans seem to go awry. Is Maureen willing to start a new relationship at this stage of her life? Will Jamie ever drop his veneer of self-sufficiency and succumb to true love? Also Available in Series: Love Remains / Book 1 / 978-1-60260-989-1 The. . .

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Awesome News from Kaye Dacus

message 37: by Kaye (new) 9 hours, 23 min ago Starting today and for the remaining Fridays in July, I’ll be posting background information and behind-the-scenes glimpses into the third and final installment of The Ransome Trilogy, RANSOME’S QUEST, which releases in August, on my website. I’ll also be drawing two names from the comments on each Friday’s post and giving away signed copies of RANSOME’S QUEST as soon as it releases (or as soon as I get my author copies, whichever comes first). Yep, that’s TEN signed copies I’ll be giving away. So be sure to stop by http://kayedacus.com to find out more about the book and the series and be sure to leave a comment to be entered in the drawing!

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Brides of Bonneterre Trilogy by Kaye Dacus

Brides of Bonneterre Trilogy by Kaye Dacus Genre: Christian Contemporary Romance Pages: 944 Trade Paperback Date Published: May 1st 2011 Publisher: Barbour Books Follow the lives and loves of a Southern wedding planner and some of her fun-loving—but meddlesome—cousins in this contemporary romance series. Set in the fictional, quintessential southern city of Bonneterre, Louisiana, the Brides of Bonneterre series is filled with fun, food, family—and lots of romance! Although each of the three volumes deals with serious themes such as forgiveness and fear, the tone is lighthearted and humorous, with plenty of southern charm, wit, and wisdom mixed in. Stand-In Groom Get ready to attend the quirkiest wedding ever in this delightful romance by Kaye Dacus, a new voice in women’s contemporary fiction. When wedding planner Anne Hawthorne first meets George Laurence, she thinks she’s found the man of her dreams. But when she discovers he’s a client, she knows. . .

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Christian Historical Fiction Finds

What have you found lately about Christian Historical Fiction that intrigues you? Here are a couple reviews and such that I have found interesting. 🙂 The Fire in Ember by DiAnn Mills book trailer was added Author Thoughts: Author Jody Hedlund on how an online presence helps make a best seller… Current Q&A with BJ Hoff Two part Interview with Love Inspired Historical author Laurie Kingery Historical and Contemporary author Kaye Dacus is having surgery Author Sarah Sundin announces the cover for her next book Blue Skies Tomorrow (Revell, August 2011) CHF Reviews: Whisper on the Wind by Maureen Lang (Reviewed by mama Mel of Mel’s Coffee Break) Nightingale by Susan May Warren (Reviewed & Interview by Renee of Black ‘n Gold Girl’s Book Spot) Nightingale (also reviewed by Tinas Book Reviews) Nightingale (also reviewed by A Sequence of Continuous Delights) A Prairie Christmas Collection (Reviewed at The Friendly Book. . .

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Ransome’s Crossing by Kaye Dacus {FIRST Chapter, Trailer & Review}

Maybe it is because Charlotte is my daughter’s name. Maybe it’s because Charlotte Doyle is the first character is a book that made me love reading and become a book-a-holic from age twelve. Maybe it is because Charlotte Ransome also known as Charles Lott is just an incredible character. Whatever the reason, I thoroughly enjoyed my adventure through this second journey in the life of the Ransome family and cannot wait for the third book in the series, Ransome’s Quest coming July 2011.

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Ransome's Crossing – Touring with FIRST

Tomorrow morning and all day, be sure to check around for all sorts of reviews of the second in The Ransome Trilogy from Kaye Dacus, Ransome’s Crossing. My review will be up at Creative Madness Mama and you’ll be able to find several more links to other reviews there as well in the morning. My post will include a FIRST Chapter as well as the book trailer. I adore this series and cannot wait for the third in the series to be released next Summer. Ransome’s Crossing is available from Harvest House Publishers from Jun 1, 2010.

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Barbour to Release New Contemporary Fiction Series from Christy Award Finalist

Barbour to Release New Contemporary Fiction Series from Christy Award Finalist Uhrichsville, OH— Acclaimed Barbour author Kaye Dacus begins a new contemporary romance series full of humor and inspiration with the release of book one in the Matchmakers series, Love Remains, in August 2010. In Love Remains, matchmaking grandparents long to see their grandchildren happily settle in marriage. Zarah Mitchell and Bobby Patterson become the matchmaking focus of their well-meaning grandmothers when Bobby moves back to Nashville to work for the Tennessee Criminal Investigations Unit. Zarah believes he chose a military career over her fourteen years ago, while Bobby harbors his own resentment over Zarah’s choices to further her education. The grandmothers notice the feelings are still there between the couple, but will matters only get worse when Bobby investigates the agency Zarah works for? Will she be the one to leave this time, taking the opportunity to pursue a. . .

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FIRST Chapter & Review: A Case for Love by Kaye Dacus

It is time for a FIRST Wild Card Tour book review! If you wish to join the FIRST blog alliance, just click the button. We are a group of reviewers who tour Christian books. A Wild Card post includes a brief bio of the author and a full chapter from each book toured. The reason it is called a FIRST Wild Card Tour is that you never know if the book will be fiction, non~fiction, for young, or for old…or for somewhere in between! Enjoy your free peek into the book!You never know when I might play a wild card on you! Today’s Wild Card author is: Kaye Dacus and the book: A Case for Love Barbour Books (February 1, 2010) ***Special thanks to Angie Brillhart, Publicist, of Barbour Publishing for sending me a review copy.*** ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Author Kaye Dacus enjoyed her visits to a local television station. . .

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A Case for Love by Kaye Dacus — Review

A Case for Love by Kaye Dacus TV society reporter Alaine Delacroix feels like David facing Goliath when she takes on the biggest corporation in town to keep them from putting her parents’ garden center out of business. Lawyer Forbes Guidry wants nothing more than to stand up for the endangered local-business owners—but it will mean risking his job and crossing his powerful parents. Can Alaine and Forbes make “A Case for Love”? My rating: 3 of 5 starsKaye Dacus has a way with storytelling that I really enjoy. With that said, I was not quite a fan of this book. The other books in the series I really like and her historical series I love. “A Case for Love” was an uncomfortable read almost the whole way through and I found myself stressed out for the characters not knowing how anything could end well. I don’t recommend this to. . .

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PR: A Case for Love by Kaye Dacus from Barbour Books

For Immediate Release from Barbour Books                                                                        Friday, December 18, 2009                                                                                                           A Lawyer Needs to Make A Case for Love in Conclusion to Dacus’ Brides of Bonneterre Series Uhrichsville, OH— Return to Bonneterre, Louisiana, for the delightful conclusion tothe Brides of Bonneterre series by Kaye Dacus. Scheduled for release in February 2010, this contemporary novel finds a lawyer making A Case for Love when romance invades his well ordered life. In A Case for Love, TV social-scene reporter Alaine Delacroix’s parents are about to lose their home and business to the giant corporation owned by the powerful Guidry family. When her only option comes down to asking the Guidry’s oldest son to help her fight for what’s right, can she bring herself to trust the handsome, disarmingly charming lawyer? And will Forbes Guidry be able to make a case for love before losing his job and family? Can both. . .

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FIRST: Menu for Romance by Kaye Dacus

Go back one previous post (4:00 AM this morning) to see my review! It is time for a FIRST Wild Card Tour book review! If you wish to join the FIRST blog alliance, just click the button. We are a group of reviewers who tour Christian books. A Wild Card post includes a brief bio of the author and a full chapter from each book toured. The reason it is called a FIRST Wild Card Tour is that you never know if the book will be fiction, non~fiction, for young, or for old…or for somewhere in between! Enjoy your free peek into the book!You never know when I might play a wild card on you! Today’s Wild Card author is: Kaye Dacus and the book: Menu for Romance Barbour Publishing, Inc (July 1, 2009) ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Kaye Dacus likes to say she writes “inspirational romance with a sense of. . .

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Menu for Romance *Brides of Bonneterre #2 by Kaye Dacus (a review)

Menu for Romance by Kaye Dacus After eight years of unrequited love, Meredith Guidry makes a New Year’s resolution to find someone new and end her single status before the year’s over. Executive Chef Major O’Hara has foresworn relationships, knowing he could never saddle the woman he loves with a family situation like his. But when it seems he’s about to lose Meredith Guidry to another man, he realizes he must concoct a MENU FOR ROMANCE to win her back. My rating: 5 of 5 stars What an enjoyable contemporary romance read! This is a sequel, but easily could be read and loved alone, but if you skip to this one it will make you eager to go back and read the first novel as well. The characters are real and fast to fill into your heart and bring you along on their journey. The story is told from the. . .

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Stand-In Groom *Brides of Bonneterre, #1 by Kaye Dacus (a review)

Stand-In Groom by Kaye Dacus Get ready to attend the quirkiest wedding ever in this delightful romance by Kaye Dacus, a new voice in women’s contemporary fiction. When wedding planner Anne Hawthorne first meets George Laurence, she thinks she’s found the man of her dreams. But when she discovers he’s a client, she knows planning his wedding will be no honeymoon. Can Anne remain professional while falling for the groom? Or will she risk her heart, her values, and her career in the midst of planning the wedding of the century? My review rating: 5 of 5 starsThis is quite the romance. Some could call it predictable, but I would not necessarily say that because one could not foresee all the twists and turns that are to occur before the outcome. I only think people will predict how they want it to end and just assume they will get it. . .

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FIRST: Ransome’s Honor by Kaye Dacus

It is time for a FIRST Wild Card Tour book review! If you wish to join the FIRST blog alliance, just click the button. We are a group of reviewers who tour Christian books. A Wild Card post includes a brief bio of the author and a full chapter from each book toured. The reason it is called a FIRST Wild Card Tour is that you never know if the book will be fiction, non~fiction, for young, or for old…or for somewhere in between! Enjoy your free peek into the book!You never know when I might play a wild card on you! Today’s Wild Card author is: Kaye Dacus and the book: Ransome’s Honor Harvest House Publishers (July 1, 2009) ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Kaye Dacus has a Bachelor of Arts in English, with a minor in history, and a Master of Arts in Writing Popular Fiction. Her love of the. . .

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