Friday First Kiss #119 :: Abby and Joshua, Down to the River, Book 3 by Sheila Hollinghead (Historical Western Romance)

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 week’s Friday First Kiss comes from, Abby and Joshua, Down to the River, Book 3 by Sheila Hollinghead Abby pulled out the money she kept in a drawstring purse. “Now, how much do I owe you?” “I ain’t taking a dime from you. I plan to marry you.” She held up a hand to stop him from moving nearer. “Joshua, you’re young. There are plenty of young ladies who’d be proud to marry you. Miss Williams …” “I’ve never loved anyone but you.” He stopped, his … Continue reading

Friday First Kiss #118 :: Wilhelmina, A Winter Bride by Hildie McQueen (Historical Western Romance)

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 week’s Friday First Kiss comes from, Wilhelmina, A Winter Bride by Hildie McQueen By the time supper was over and Wilhelmina was able to retire to the bedroom to prepare for bed, she could barely stand. The thought of what was to come, however, kept her very much alert. It would not do at all to be too tired to remember her wedding night. The first night she became a real woman was something she wanted to commit to memory. While brushing out her hair, Marcus … Continue reading

Friday First Kiss #117 :: Divine Gamble by Charlene Raddon (Historical Western Romance)

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 week’s Friday First Kiss comes from, Divine Gamble by Charlene Raddon After several songs, he lowered the harmonica and turned to her. Maisy froze. The air filled suddenly with an electrical charge that had nothing to do with lightning. His eyes were a dark brandy hue, the intensity of his gaze reminding her of a similar moment in Otto’s Mercantile that first day in Lost Creek. “I’d sell my soul to kiss you right now,” he said, his voice low and breathy. Her pulse did a … Continue reading

Friday First Kiss #116 :: A Cowboy’s Heart by Vicki Lewis Thompson (Contemporary Western Romance)

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 week’s Friday First Kiss comes from, A Cowboy’s Heart by Vicki Lewis Thompson  “I just have one more thing to say.”   “What’s that?”   “This.” Stepping toward him, Nicole stood on tiptoe, cupped the back of his head and pulled him down for a kiss, knocking off his hat in the process.   Bryce was so startled that she caught him with his mouth open and she took advantage of that. Her lips were warm and sweet to start with, but then she began to … Continue reading

Giveaway: Win 1 of 5 print copies of A Willow Creek Christmas!

A Willow Creek Christmas by Lily Graison - Book 6 in the Willow Creek Series

  There are only 16 more weeks until Christmas! Every year, around the end of October, I start looking for holiday romance books and I’m sure I’m not the only one. This year, I’m going to help out a bit with a Goodreads Giveaway! I have (5) print copies of A Willow Creek Christmas up for grabs. This giveaway will run through October 22nd. To enter, just head over to Goodreads to read all the rules. Good luck!             Goodreads Book Giveaway A Willow Creek Christmas by Lily Graison Giveaway ends October 22, 2017. See the giveaway details at Goodreads. Enter Giveaway

Friday First Kiss #115 :: West of Forgotten by Lynda J Cox – Historical Western Romance

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 week’s Friday First Kiss comes from, West of Forgotten by Lynda J Cox “Aren’t you the least bit curious?” Her fingers stilled on the keyboard. She couldn’t force a single word free. Curious, yes. There were three children who had been born less than nine months after their parents married and that was just in the last year in the little town of Federal. Common sense told her that relations between a husband and wife weren’t always something to be feared and avoided. Again common sense … Continue reading

Friday First Kiss #114 :: Enchantress’ Secret by Rain Trueax – Contemporary Paranorma Romance

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 week’s Friday First Kiss comes from, Enchantress’ Secret by Rain Trueax “Nick, I…” Before she could say more or even decide what she would say, he rose and came to her, taking her arms in his big hands and lifting her from her rock. “If you don’t want me to do this, you better say no right now,” he said as he bent, his breath now against her mouth. When she said nothing, felt incapable of stopping him, he pressed his lips against hers and then … Continue reading