Friday First Kiss #120 :: Charity by Sylvia McDaniel (Historical Western)

The moment I crack open a new book, I always rush through the beginning, the budding relationship between the hero and heroine, and anticipate that spontaneous moment when one of them makes their move. The First Kiss. The first turning point in every story. Every week here on the blog, I’ll be sharing First Kisses from my books and those of other authors.   This weeks Friday First Kiss comes from, Charity (Book 1 in the Angel Creek Christmas Brides Series) by Sylvia McDaniel   For a man who had been open and honest with her, it seemed like a door had slammed shut. Turning to her, he offered her a spoonful. “Taste it and tell me if you like it.” Holding the spoon to her lips, she opened her mouth. Mere inches separated him from her and she moaned at the texture of the meat. “Delicious.” The savoriness ignited her hunger as she licked her lips and … Continue reading

Angel Creek Christmas Brides

    When 5 high society Southern Belles decide to become mail-order brides, they head to the wilds of Montana and find a little bit of Christmas magic.  Read all about these books below, then click the Amazon button to pre-order your copy!   Book 1: Charity by Sylvia McDaniel A Mail Order Bride, Secrets, Lies and a Christmas Miracle Five Charleston women desperate for marriage-minded men and the chance to rebuild their lives, after the Civil War answer an ad in the Grooms Gazette. Charity Kingston has to get out of Charleston or face life working in a brothel. But the past follows her to Angel Creek, Montana, revealing her Irish temper and the brothel owner’s demand for payment of her debt. After the war, Lewis Brown is given a chance at a new start in life. Taking a dead man’s identify he begins his new life as a … Continue reading

Coming Soon – A Christmas Holiday Romance Series!

  Today is the big reveal of the secret project I’ve been working on! In collaboration with authors Sylvia McDaniel, Hildie McQueen, Peggy McKenszie and debut author Everly West, the Angel Creek Christmas Brides series will release starting November 2nd. My contribution, JULIA, will be available on November 9th!    Julia: Angel Creek Christmas Brides Julia Hamel always dreamed of a Christmas wedding and hers would be a dream come true if she wasn’t marrying a man she’d never met. Traveling across the country as a mail-order bride took a leap of faith, and she’s determined to make the best of her new life despite that fact her husband seems to be hiding something. But nothing she does seems to please him and Matthew’s distant despite her best intentions. When she meets a mischievous old man and takes his advice on how to make her husband happy, his ideas backfire in the … Continue reading

Get These Two Holdiay Romances FREE!

    Looking for a few Holiday reads? Both of my contemporary romance Christmas stories Blame It On The Mistletoe and That First Christmas are both on Kindle Unlimited AND FREE as part of a special book promotion Dec. 16th – 20th. Pick up your copies at Amazon.com!   Blame It On The Mistletoe by Lily Graison Contemporary Romance Format: eBook Length: Novella Released: Dec. 2009 When Macy Carter’s parents order her to bring her live-in boyfriend Sean home with her for Christmas she has no idea that her little white lie is just about to snowball into a fabrication of monstrous proportions. Sean isn’t her boyfriend, he’s her boss. Now she has to reveal the lie she’s been telling her family for the past two years or hastily concoct an elaborate ruse to fool them instead. When Macy tells Sean Mathis of her predicament he does what any gentleman … Continue reading

Turkey Trot Blog Hop – Nov. 22 – 24, 2016

  THIS GIVEAWAY HAS ENDED! CONGRATULATIONS TO THE WINNERS…RACHAEL AND SAMANTHA….AND THE GRAND PRIZE WINNER OF A $50.00 GIFT CARD, LAURIEWelcome to the Turkey Trot Blog Hop! This hop is hosted by Parchment & Plume  and will run November 22nd – 24th. Since Thanksgiving is in a few days I thought I’d share one of my favorite dessert recipes. This isn’t your typical Thanksgiving pie or a complicated cake, it’s a simple Chocolate pudding dessert that I only make on special occasions with lots of people around…..otherwise, I’ll eat the entire thing in one sitting! This Chocolate Lasagna recipe is a favorite in our house. If you’re looking for something quick and easy, try this. You won’t be sorry! Just looking at that makes my mouth water! What you’ll need 1 package regular Oreo cookies – about 36 cookies (Don’t use Double Stuffed, even though its tempting!) 6 Tablespoon of … Continue reading

Christmas in July .99cent Sale!

  It may be another 24 weeks before Christmas rolls around again but that doesn’t mean we can’t indulge in the holiday spirit with a few warm-hearted Christmas reads! For the entire month of July, all of my Christmas romances are special priced at .99cent! Take a look below for book blurbs and buy links.   A Willow Creek Christmas by Lily Graison Historical Western Romance Length: Novel Released: Nov. 2013 Running from a life she no longer wanted… Widowed with two young children, Keri Hilam is desperate to escape her abusive brother in law, going so far as sneaking away in the dead of night in hopes of finding a better life. She never regrets leaving, not even when they find themselves stranded, starving, and alone. Fate brings them to Willow Creek, Montana, where they’re rescued by an unlikely hero, an ex-confederate soldier who seems more monster than man. … Continue reading

Christmas in July

Its day 1 in my Christmas in July event! Throughout the month of July, I’ll be holding a special event over on my Facebook fan page. I’ve invited a few of my author friends over to share their books with you and they’ve all agreed to host a giveaway so every day of the month, there will be a new prize up for grabs! I kicked the giveaways off today with a $25.00 Amazon or B&N Gift Card and posted a rafflecopter form for the events grand prize, a brand new Kindle Fire! To enter these giveaways, you must LIKE my facebook page, answer the question on each of the giveaway posts and fill in the rafflecopter form to enter the Kindle giveaway. Head over now to get started. The first giveaway ends at midnight! Lily Graison Facebook Page Please follow and like us:0