All posts tagged: Lena Goldfinch

Book Review ~ The Bartered Bride by Lena Goldfinch

About the Book Jem Wheeler has always been a survivor. He just wants to make a fresh start in Colorado Springs after the loss of his wife. But then he happens upon a young mute woman being sold off to the highest bidder. He wasn’t looking for a mail-order bride. He wasn’t looking to rescue anyone either. But desperate circumstances can drive a good man to do things he hadn’t planned on doing… When Jem steps into Annie’s life, she’s not expecting anyone to save her. Mute from birth, she’s just using all her wits to survive. All she’s ever really wanted is a family of her own. For someone to see her. To look at her long enough to hear the things she can’t say. Can a rescued bride who can’t speak communicate her love for a grieving widower and his little girl? Will her love ever be returned? Genre Historical Romance Category Inspirational/Christian Rating 4 Stars Review The Bartered Bride turned out to be quite different from what I expected, but in a good …

Cover Reveal! ~ Where Trains Collide by Amber Stokes

I’m so delighted to see another novella by my friend, Amber Stokes! Hey guys, she’s on a roll! Right? Haha! Well, today we’re revealing the cover of this new novella, and folks, this one is to die for (please excuse my choice of words!). So, here we go …  Now you have to admit, this is a truly sweet cover. How doesn’t this put a smile on your face? Impossible! This cover speaks of summer fading into autumn. You can tell by not only the sky and flowers in their hands, but by also the cloths they’re wearing. Yep, there’s a nice chill in the air. The font colors are a simple white, but the lovely sweetheart that dots the italicized ‘i’ in the title is the heart of it and promises a sweet story. I love the train tracks! There’s something about them. They speak of a journey that two people will take which will change their lives forever … and for the better, too. Doesn’t that make you want to read their story? …

Cover Reveal & New Release! ~ The Bartered Bride + Sleigh Bells & Mistletoe by Lena Goldfinch

About the Book What’s a wife to do when her Christmas plans fall apart? Join Becky and Isaac from The Unexpected Bride in a romantic short story complete with sleigh bells, mistletoe, and sweet holiday surprises. It’s Christmas Eve, and smoke isn’t just rising from the chimney—it’s pouring from the stove due to yet another batch of burnt biscuits. Becky wants everything to be perfect for her family, but a ruined meal spells disaster for all her high hopes. Will the night end in despair…or with a happy Christmas dream? Reconnect with your favorite characters from Book 1 of “The Brides” series and learn more about Jem (the hero of Book 2) in Sleigh Bells and Mistletoe. Includes an excerpt from Book 2, The Bartered Bride. Short Story 1.5 in The Brides Series Sweet Historical Western Romance / A Mail-Order Bride Short Story Now available in Kindle format for only $.99! Genre Christian Short Story/Historical Romance Also, coming soon …   About the Book (The Bartered Bride: The Brides, #2) What’s a confirmed widower to do …

Discover! ~ A Pre-release Party! The Unexpected Bride by Lena Goldfinch!

I’ve known Lena for quite some time now. In fact, she is the cover designer for my book, To Die Once. She’s such an amazing writer, and there’s never a dull moment with any of her books. so, today I’m happy to announce that she’s releasing another book come October 6th, The Unexpected Bride, and I’m looking forward to reading and posting my review of this book on November 1st. In the meantime, here’s information about this book!   About the Book What’s a man to do when his father orders him a bride? Rebecca Sullivan has been “Becky” all her life, a real hoyden. Her childhood sweetheart taught her to ride bareback and shoot a rifle, but then he chose a “perfect lady” for a wife—a real Southern belle, who’s now expecting a baby. Heartbroken, Becky signs up to be a mail-order bride to a Seattle man, sight unseen. She resolves to squelch her hoydenish ways and become a “perfect lady” for her future husband. If logging-operation owner Isaac Jessup had wanted a bride, …

Cover Reveal & Giveaway!~ How A Star Falls by Amber Stokes

Hello, Hellooo! It’s that time again when a new book is born! My friend, Amber Stokes, is getting ready to release two books actually, Morning Glory, and How A Star Falls. But we’ve already revealed the cover of Morning Glory, which will be coming this August. How A Star Falls, hopefully, will come this November  keeping fingers crossed for that! Now, peeps, let’s reveal the cover … Pretty, ain’t it? Yeah, I know. Another lovely job done by Lena Goldfinch. FYI, it’s her picture that’s on my sidebar. I highly recommend her in case you’re searching for a cover designer. She’s as quick and professional as she’s talented and friendly. 😉 Now, back to the cover! What say I about it? Hmmm … The model does look like a star that’s falling, but well aware of where she’s “falling”   keeping my fingers crossed here, too, as I haven’t read the book yet. Hopefully, that will happen soon. 😉 If she’s not aware of where she’s falling, she surely isn’t afraid. She looks gentle but adventurous …

~ Pieces of a Page ~ To Die Once Acknowledgment Page & an Announcement!

Writing To Die Once was quite a journey, getting it out there to the world is another and we’re almost there! I have so many people to thank for this, and an Acknowledgment Page won’t do justice to that, but I have to try. Here it is! … an excerpt from To Die Once … ~ ACKNOWLEDGMENT ~ First of all, I’d like to thank You, God, for granting me the desire of my heart. Dear Lord, You’ve been a wonderful King, Father, and Friend to me. You’ve taken me by the hand, led me out of the darkness and into the light, and given me a promise, a hope, and a future. I’m truly grateful! Dad and mum, thank you for loving me! Your care and support have been sturdy pillars for me to lean on. I bless the Name of the Lord for giving you to me as parents, and may He enable me to always do right by you. Bernedette, Elizabeth, Christabel and Kevin—my siblings—I love you with all my heart! I …

Book Review ~ Take A Picture & Chain Reaction by Lena Goldfinch

About the Book Troy Alexander (19) chases fame as a lead singer in New York City, but finds nothing but heartbreak. So he takes a job as a paparazzi to earn enough money to go back home. His assignment lands him in the path of Ashlyn Sunshine, teen pop star (19 going on 25). They end up spending one memorable summer afternoon together, but could someone as amazing as Ashlyn ever like a guy like him — or is he headed for another heartbreak? Bonus Short Story: CHAIN REACTION (Prequel to HAUNTING JOY) When a “reveal your secret crush” chain letter goes awry, Joy gets caught in the middle. A lighthearted contemporary romance for teens and young adult Novelette & Short Story.   My Rating 5 out of 5 (stars)   Take A Picture Genre YA Romance My Review With my recent love for YA, I was really looking forward to reading this book and it didn’t disappoint me at all! The story takes  off with a certain young man, Troy, who’s trying to make …