Today on Okie Dreams, we share our book review of THE RANCHER’s BABY by Maisey Yates. In THE RANCHER’S BABY, New York Times bestselling author Maisey Yates explores what happens when best friends suddenly become more and what holding onto grief can do to a man…and a friendship.
Today, the first day of 2018, I’m posting my first Cover Love collection of eight gorgeous Young Adult and Category Romance covers that recently caught my eye. This will be an ongoing feature here at Okie Dreams and will include all manner of book covers. Today’s covers include books by Rachel Lynn Solomon, Sara Holland, Katie McGarry, Catherine Mann, Marie Ferrarella, and Dani Wade.
In this enthralling historical novel from national bestselling author Kate Quinn, two women—a female spy recruited to the real-life Alice Network in France during World War I and an unconventional American socialite searching for her cousin in 1947—are brought together in a mesmerizing story of courage and redemption. Get THE ALICE NETWORK in e-book for $2.99 today!
Life is smooth sailing until these new roomies find themselves stuck between a rock and a very hard place. Because lusting after the one person you shouldn’t ever mess around with–your new roommate is like cardinal rule number one. Get ready for 4 complete friends-to-lovers rom-com standalones. The Room Mate Series Box Set releases on December 26th and you can pre-order it right now for 99 pennies!
Ex-cop Charlotte Finch used to think there was a clear line between right and wrong. Then her fellow officers betrayed her, and the world is no longer so black and white. Especially when it’s Aiden O’Malley, one of the most dangerous men in Boston, who offers her a chance for justice. The only catch: she’ll have to pretend to be his fiancée for his plan to work. UNDERCOVER ATTRACTION by Katee Robert
Here is a list of 16 great books for writers who are looking to delve deeper into character, plot, structure, and setting. These books contain invaluable information about the craft of writing, ingenious tidbits on creating characters readers will love, and fundamentals about point of view, setting the scene, and much, much more.
Rain Ryland has never belonged anywhere, He’s use to people judging him for his rough background, his intimidating size, and now, his orphan status. He’s always been on the outside, looking in, and he’s fine with that. Until he moves to New Wurzburg and meets Friederike Burkhart. Check out HAVEN by Mary Lindsey now.
Ex-cop Charlotte Finch used to think there was a clear line between right and wrong. Then her fellow officers betrayed her, and the world is no longer so black and white. Especially when it’s Aiden O’Malley, one of the most dangerous men in Boston, who offers her a chance for justice. The only catch: she’ll have to pretend to be his fiancée for his plan to work. UNDERCOVER ATTRACTION releases November 28th 2017!
Miss Mary Whitsun is far too intelligent to fall for the rakish charms of a handsome aristocrat. But when the gentleman in question approaches her in a bookshop, mistaking her for his fiancée, Lady Johanna Albright, the flirtatious encounter only raises more questions. Could Mary, a servant raised in a St Giles orphanage, actually be Lady Joanna’s long-lost twin sister? If so, Mary has been betrothed since birth—to the rakishly handsome artistocrat himself. ONCE UPON A MAIDEN LANE is available today!
Lauren Gallagher’s life changed almost three years ago. After her husband disappeared at sea, she was left with a failing pleasure boat company and more than a few secrets. Now, after years spent rebuilding the business and paying off the pile of debts, she finally feels in control. But when she finds her husband, actually dead, on the floor, she becomes the leading suspect in his murder investigation. THE NEGOTIATOR by HelenKay Dimon is available in e-book today!
When Sean O’Riley shows up at the Hartford Bed & Breakfast for his older brother’s bachelor weekend, he’s just hoping to make it through the weekend. What he’s not expecting is to come face to face with the woman he lost his virginity to a decade ago—a woman he’s never really forgotten. HOLIDAY WISHES IS AVAILABLE NOW!
Van Moran is ready for happily ever after, even if she’s not quite convinced she can get it. After finally opening a second branch of her company in Whisper Beach, she’s enjoying her new romance with Joe Enthorpe, the local vineyard owner. She may never have a traditional family, but she won’t let that stop her from having a joyful Christmas. CHRISTMAS AT WHISPER BEACH IS OUT NOW!
Sophia Birch loves nothing more than the spotlight–as long as she’s playing a part. A theater geek from an early age, Sophia now runs a little hole-in-the-wall playhouse that feeds her passion… even if it sometimes makes it hard to feed herself! And then one night it all nearly goes up in smoke. Desperate to save the only copy of an irreplaceable script, Sophia rushes back into the burning building. TOTALLY HIS by Erin Nicholas is out now! Read on for a review, excerpt, and details on entering the giveaway!
On Monday, October 30th, #1 New York Times bestselling author John Grisham appeared in Kansas City, Missouri, for a conversation about books and writing with New York Times bestselling author Candice Millard and Rainy Day Books founder and president, Vivien Jennings. A little over 1200 people attended the intimate, sold out event, and I was one of them. Click the link to read about the event and what was discussed.
Set in New York City’s Gilded Age, Joanna Shupe’s Avon debut introduces an English beauty with a wicked scheme to win the man she loves—and the American scoundrel who ruins her best laid plans… A DARING ARRANGEMENT (Review + Excerpt + Giveaway)
Stella Davenport wasn’t made for small-town life. Sure, teaching ballet in Blanco Valley, Colorado, is great, but she longs for the chance to perform in a big city. Stella swore she’d never let anything get in the way of her dream-until sexy, broad-shouldered Brandon West walks back into her life. Stella is determined to resist him, even if arguing with Brandon is sexier than any foreplay. BACK IN THE GAME by Erin Kern is out today!
Highlander Patrick MacGregor likes his life just the way it is. Fighting for his coin, enjoying a woman’s charms, and bearing no responsibility at all? Aye, that’s the life for him. That is, until Patrick sees her-a raven-haired beauty with eyes as dark as midnight. Patrick swore never to fall in love. Not even with a lass as wild as he…especially when she’s from a rival clan. THE SCOT’s BRIDE by Paula Quinn is out today!
Readers will experience a soft, personal side of Charlie Daniels that has never before been documented. In his own words, he presents the path from his post-depression childhood to performing for millions as one of the most successful country acts of all time and what he has learned along the way. The book also includes insights into the many musicians that orbited Charlie’s world, including Elvis Presley, Bob Dylan, Willie Nelson, Tammy Wynette and many more. NEVER LOOK AT THE EMPTY SEATS by Charlie Daniels will be out TUESDAY!
Refined, kind, and intelligent, Lady Iris Jordan finds herself the unlikely target of a diabolical kidnapping. Her captors are the notoriously evil Lords of Chaos. When one of the masked-and-nude!-Lords spirits her away to his carriage, she shoots him…only to find she may have been a trifle hasty. DUKE OF DESIRE by Elizabeth Hoyt is out now!
Today on Okie Dreams, we are sharing a multi-author interview for SMP Romance’s 2017 Holiday Blitz. Featured authors include Donna Alward, Bronwen Evans, Donna Grant, Lecia Cornwall, Emma Douglas, Kieran Kramer, Manda Collins, May McGoldrick, Nancy Naigle, and Terri Brisbin.