Aim for hours of reading pleasure with award-winning author Mary Connealy’s last book in the Sophie’s Daughters series. Mandy Keating, a wealthy sharpshooting widow, is content living in her mountain home and raising her young-uns alone. But how long can she protect herself when thieving outlaws have her surrounded? Rancher Tom Linscott can’t bear to see a defenseless woman in danger. Yet his rescue efforts end up bringing trouble right to her door. Now that they’re both trapped on Mandy’s Mountain, can they learn to live together—or will they die alone?
Ahhh yes it’s that time of year again, snow flakes are flying and holiday preparations are in full swing. You know what that means right? it’s almost time for a New Year but before 2011 comes I thought it would be fun to share some of my favorite CHF books of 2010. It’s always hard to choose just ten, especially this year since I have read so many terrific books. I tried to pick some of my favorite “5 star” books but I know there are some great ones that I missed. 🙂 Here are my picks in no particular order. Making Waves by Lorna Seilstad Wrangler in Petticoats by Mary Connealy Courting Morrow Little by Laura Frantz The Preacher’s Bride by Jody Hedlund A Hope Undaunted by Julie Lessman Head in the Clouds by Karen Witemeyer She Walks in Beauty by Siri Mitchell Hearts Awakening by Delia Parr Sons of Thunder by Susan May Warren A Distant Melody. . .
Uhrichsville, OH—An artist tries to tame a cowgirl in the fast paced book two of Mary Connealy’s Sophie’s Daughters series. Wrangler in Petticoats releases from Barbour Publishing in October 2010. In Wrangler in Petticoats, cowgirl Sally McClellan is left for dead in the Rockies while trying to reach her sister in Montana. Rescued by artist Logan McKenzie, will the wild Western wrangler trade her chaps for ribbons and bows to win his heart—or will her happiness be ended by an outlaw’s gun? A Christy Award finalist and award-winning author, Connealy likes to say she writes “romantic comedies with cowboys.” Also a teacher and an avid blogger, Connealy’s writing credits include Doctor in Petticoats (book one in Sophie’s Daughters), the Lassoed in Texas series, a collection of cozy mysteries called Nosy in Nebraska, and the romance collection Black Hills Blessing, Connealy lives on a Nebraska farm with her husband, Ivan, and. . .
This comes from the WaterBrook Multnomah News Page: CONTEST: Anna Finch and the Hired Gun by Kathleen Y’Barbo A note from the author, Kathleen Y’Barbo: “To kick off the release of my new book Anna Finch and the Hired Gun, I’ve put together a basket of goodies including signed copies of Anna Finch and The Confidential Life of Eugenia Cooper to offer as a prize to one lucky Facebook fan or Twitter follower! Simply comment on a Facebook fan* post or direct message me in response to one of my Tweets between 6/16/2010 and 7/19/2010 and you’ll be entered to win! Not following me on Twitter or a part of my fan page on Facebook? Click here to interact with me on Facebook or Twitter. Contest ends 7/19/2010, so enter now! Find out more by clicking the banner or heading over HERE.
Barbour To Release New Humorous Historical Fiction Series Author Mary Connealy Pens Book One in Sophie’s Daughters Series Uhrichsville, OH—Beloved author of humorous western romances Mary Connealy begins a new series with a bang when an idealistic nurse locks horns with an embittered doctor. Book one in Connealy’s new Sophie’s Daughters series, Doctor in Petticoats, releases from Barbour Publishing in July 2010. In Doctor in Petticoats, doctor Alex Buchanan is a wanted man—a deserter from the army stalked by a bounty hunter. But he’d rather be dead than inflict any more pain on his patients. Beth McClellan is idealistic, believing the nursing training she received will be enough to help her serve as doctor to her hometown in West Texas. When Alex and Beth meet in a stagecoach accident, they find that they work well together. But are his demons and her dreams too deeply rooted for either of them. . .