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Quonset in Tutujan – Blitz

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Historical Romance
Date Published: October 2018
Publisher: Xlibris
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The Quonset in Tutujan is the sequel to A Mansion on the Moon, the story of transition through three wars — from a Spanish colony to an American territory before and after Japanese occupation in World War II — following the lives of three native Chamorro women, a teenager, her illegitimate daughter, and her granddaughter, and the men who loved them. For Vivian, the granddaughter, who falls for an American naval officer well above her station, the impossible becomes possible. Despite tremendous obstacles, he returns to Guam to search for and marry her. And to take to New York to meet his wealthy conservative family.
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A Mansion on the Moon: A Guam Love Story
 Publisher: Author Lair
The lives of Amanda de Leon, her daughter Sylvia, and granddaughter Vivian unfold during the turbulent years in Guam between the Spanish-American War and World War II. Amanda falls for an American sailor who leaves her with child. Sylvia, the illegitimate half-breed, grows up in shame but finds love with Constantino Camacho. Their daughter Vivian vows not to make her grandmother’s mistake. Then Philip Averyenters her life. He isanavy lieutenant, handsomeand wealthy, like a storybook mansion, but as distant from Vivian’s racial and cultural reality as the moon. Despite their differences, Philip falls for Vivian, but tragedy and the war intervene.
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Catherine Sablan Gault worked as a reporter for a Guam newspaper then served as press secretary and communications director for a Guam governor, legislator, and Guam’s delegate to the U.S. House of Representatives. She retired in 2008 and wrote her novels for the fun of it.
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 The Crawfords, Book 2  Historical Romance  Release Date: June 25, 2019 All she wanted was
From New York Times and USA Today Bestselling Author Amelia Grey Series: First Comes Love
Series: First Comes Love # 1 Genre: Historical Romance Publisher: St. Martin's Press Publication Date:

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GSR Blitz – Diantha

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My name is Robyn Echols. Zina Abbott is the pen I use for my historical novels. I’m a member of Women Writing the West and Western Writers of America. I currently live with my husband in California’s central valley near the “Gateway to Yosemite.”I love to read, quilt, work with digital images on my photo editing program, and work on my own family history.

I am a blogger. In addition to my own blog, I blog for several group blogs including the Sweet Americana Sweethearts blog, which I started and administer.

 

The daughter of a
Georgia plantation owner, Diantha Ames was raised and educated to be a lady.
Surviving the Civil War as a child, her family, in a desperate, but ultimately
unsuccessful bid to save the property of both her father and her uncle,
arranges a marriage between her and her first cousin. Although not a love match,
she and Eugene were amiable. As information about her husband comes to light
after his death in the Gold King Mine disaster that took so many lives in
Wildcat Ridge, she is left with her husband’s hotel and postmaster position to
fill—and a lot of questions.
Diantha coverWith Diantha’s
former laundress gone, she hires Hilaina Dowd, whose family hails from the
mountains of Appalachia. Hilaina loyally stays with her mother who wishes to
live out her life in Wildcat Ridge and be buried next to her husband who died
in the mine disaster.
Henry “Hank”
Cauley is branded a failure after refusing to be part of his father’s Salt Lake
City brick-making business and then losing his stationary and book store
business. To bury him far away, his brother and conniving sister-on-law use
their political influence with the territorial Congressional representative to
award him the postmaster position in Wildcat Ridge. He arrives in town to take
over the position starting the first of September only to discover the
postmistress, Diantha, knows nothing about the change, and is not relieved she
no longer is obligated to fill this position originally awarded to her deceased
husband. Finding himself surrounded by those loyal to the soft-spoken, Southern
lady, is he destined to also be a failure in Wildcat Ridge?
Buckley “Buck”
Kramer, wrangler on the Grassy Fork Ranch in Colorado, has not been totally
satisfied with his lot ever since the trip he took to Wildcat Ridge earlier in
the summer with his boss and best friend now he sees the happiness of family
life the two men enjoy after they brought back wives. When two trail-worn young
brothers stumble onto the ranch looking for a meal and permanent jobs, but are
told with winter coming on there is only room for one, Buck insists on leaving
in order to keep the brothers together. Is Buck really dissatisfied with his
job on the ranch, or is this an excuse to return to Wildcat Ridge and the woman
he has not been able to get out of his mind?
  
Diantha, Book 14,
is a stand-alone novel. However, you might enjoy it best by reading all the
books in the series, The Widows of Wildcat Ridge. Also, my other book in the
series, Nissa, Book 3, was written to
be a duet with Diantha—a series
within a series. You might also enjoy reading Nissa if you have not already done so.

  
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“One of the men killed was the
postmaster. He wasn’t a miner, but he took part in the rescue attempt that
ended up claiming the lives of a lot of merchants and businessmen in town. With
enough people still there to justify a post office, and the position now open,
the government is looking for someone who is willing to move to such a remote
location to fill it. Since it is a small office without mail delivery every day
with only a minimal monthly salary, it means you would need to live frugally on
the income provided. I…” Louis glanced across the table at his wife. “We
thought it would be a good opportunity for you, since you do not seem to wish a
future in the brick business.”
          Hank
fought down the surge of excitement welling up within him. This position held
great possibilities. It would bring in a steady source of income—money over
which he had complete control—for a job that would leave him enough freedom to
pursue his own desired career. He could find a small retail space and once
again open his shop. He could use the leftover inventory he had crated up and
stacked in both his room and a back wall of a storeroom at the brickyard. If
the post office building was big enough, he could sell his inventory there.
Most importantly, he would have time to finish his novel he had almost
completed before he had been forced out of his shop and into a job working for
his brother. No, he would do that before he left.

 

          A
quick glance at the smirk of satisfaction on Della’s face told him she was the
mastermind behind him being offered a position far away from Salt Lake
City—completely disassociated from the business she wanted to eventually go to
her son, Louis Junior, rather than to Hank. For once, he felt grateful he had
not indulged in his usual hair-trigger tendency to act—often over-react—to a
situation. It would never do to let Della know he welcomed the prospect.
 

 

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 The Crawfords, Book 2  Historical Romance  Release Date: June 25, 2019 All she wanted was
From New York Times and USA Today Bestselling Author Amelia Grey Series: First Comes Love
Series: First Comes Love # 1 Genre: Historical Romance Publisher: St. Martin's Press Publication Date:

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More Than a Rogue – Blitz

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 The Crawfords, Book 2
 Historical
Romance
 Release
Date:
June 25, 2019
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All
she wanted was a kiss…
What
she got, was fiery passion…
Emily
Howard knows she is destined to be a spinster. She has accepted this fate, but
that doesn’t stop her from wanting to experience kissing. What she doesn’t
expect, is for Griffin Crawford, the handsomest man in the world, to do the
honors. Or for all her female relations to discover her in his embrace.
Naturally, marriage is instantly mentioned, but since Emily knows this is not
what Griffin wants, she tries to escape him, her family and the ensuing
scandal.
When
Emily flees the Camberly ball in the wake of their kiss, Griffin goes in
pursuit. He will not allow his sister-in-law’s determined friend to risk her
safety for any reason. And risk it she will if she means to return to her
countryside home by herself. But the longer he remains in her company, the more
he is tempted to kiss her again. If only he could risk falling in love and
remain in England forever.
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No
Ordinary Duke
The
Crawfords, Book 1
Release
Date: August 2018
He’s
everything she’s trying to avoid…But somehow precisely what she needs…
Caleb
Crawford doesn’t want to be a duke. He’d much rather build houses for a living.
So when fate disrupts his peaceful life and burdens him with the
responsibilities of a newly inherited title, he does what any sensible man
would do by fleeing London, disguising himself as a laborer, and seeking refuge
with three young spinsters who need his help with a leaky roof.
Ruined
by a marquess who promised her the world, Mary Clemens has sworn to avoid
marriage forever. Instead, she intends to live out her days with her friends
and the orphaned children they’ve taken into their care. But when Mr. Crawford
comes knocking, Mary finds herself in real danger of risking heartbreak all
over again. Especially when she discovers that he’s not at all what he seems.
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the Author

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Born
in Denmark, Sophie has spent her youth traveling with her parents to wonderful
places all around the world and has lived in five different countries on three
different continents.
She
has studied design in Paris and New York and has a bachelor’s degree from
Parson’s School of design, but most impressive of all – she’s been married to
the same man three times, in three different countries and in three different
dresses.
While
living in Africa, Sophie turned to her lifelong passion – writing.
When
she’s not busy, dreaming up her next romance novel, Sophie enjoys spending time
with her family, swimming, cooking, gardening, watching romantic comedies and,
of course, reading. She currently lives on the East Coast.
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The Forgotten Duke Diamonds in the Rough by Sophie Barnes Publication Date: January 28, 2020
More Than a Rogue The Crawfords Series by Sophie Barnes Publication Date: June 25, 2019
Miss Compton’s Christmas Romance Blurb: Sometimes playing pretend can lead to the perfect romance… When
No Ordinary Duke by Sophie Barnes Publication Date: October 30, 2018 Genres: Adult, Historical, Romance

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THE EARL NEXT DOOR by Amelia Grey – Release Blitz

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From New York Times and USA Today Bestselling Author
Amelia Grey
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Series: First Comes Love # 1
Genre: Historical Romance
Publisher: St. Martin’s Press
Publication Date: May 28, 2019
One fiercely independent widow. One honest proposal. One unconventional game of love.
When Adeline, Dowager Countess of Wake, learns of her husband’s sudden death, she realizes she’s free. At last, she can do, go, and be as she pleases. Finally, she can have the life she has always dreamed of. She doesn’t need, or want, to remarry. Especially not the supremely dashing Earl of Lyonwood, who makes Adeline yearn for his desire . . .
Lord Lyonwood, son of a philandering marquis, will not be like his father. He wants to run his estates and watch them flourish – and find a wife who brings love to his life. When he meets spirited and self-reliant Adeline in a case of near-scandalous mistaken identity, Lyon feels he’s met his match. But Adeline isn’t interested in a marriage proposal. She will only accept becoming his lover – and Lyon finds it hard to refuse. Unless the fire of his passion can melt Adeline’s resolve . . .

Excerpt

“You’re much younger than I assumed the owner of this establishment would be,” Lyon confessed. “And as beautiful as you are in your crimson and gold, and in any other circumstances, or another location, I would be happy to pay whatever fee you charge to fulfill my needs. However, this is a respectable neighborhood and I cannot and will not sit by and allow a madam to move in and set up her business here.”
A trio of thumps resounded in Adeline’s chest and then a few more. The pendulum on the clock must have ticked a half dozen times. Her brain seemed to freeze before the air swooshed out of her lungs. Shock roared through her. Her whole body stiffened before she felt her eyes narrow in outrage.
“Just where do you think you are, sir?”
“A house of pleasure, Madam.”
Outrage quickly morphed to fury which flowed hot and fast, consuming her. Oh yes, she knew about such disgraceful, secret places. She’d overheard her late husband and his small group of gentlemen friends talk about visiting them. And this man thought her house was one of them
Adeline was skilled at holding in her emotions but this stranger had gone too far. With only one step she stood toe-to-toe with him. Lifting her face, she rose up on the ball of her feet and edged her nose closer to his. “You think this is one of the many private underground brothels hidden from all but Society’s most elite gentlemen?”
“Isn’t it?” he asked huskily.
There was no time to consider what her next move should be. Stiffening her spine and taking a step back, she proclaimed, “I am the Dowager Countess of Wake and you have trespassed too far. How dare you burst into my house and speak to me the way you have. You, sir, are an abomination to the term gentleman.”
She fought to regain every ounce of her normal calm, her abiding restraint, her guiding sense of decorum in any unpleasant circumstance. But then she accidentally looked at his mouth, felt that long suppressed surge of yearning. Adeline didn’t want this unusual mix of longing and angry dizziness to control her. She hated the truth of how womanly and desirable it made her feel to see hunger for her in his eyes. Hated the truth of how she was presented.
And then, in a moment of insanity, she thought of the very real possibility of those full lips on hers stirring with passion, and reason was gone.
Unable to do anything else before she lost herself completely, she drew back her hand and struck him soundly across the face. It was that, or kiss him.
Perhaps she chose the wrong one.

About Amelia Grey

Amelia Grey

New York Times and USA Today bestselling author Amelia Grey read her first romance book when she was thirteen. She’s been a devoted reader of love stories ever since.
Amelia has been happily married to her high school sweetheart for over thirty-five years and she lives on the beautiful gulf coast of Northwest Florida.
She is a two-time winner of the prestigious Booksellers Best Award, and she has also won the Aspen Gold, and the Golden Quill awards. Writing as Gloria Dale Skinner, she won the coveted Romantic Times Award for Love and Laughter and the Maggie Award. Amelia’s books have been published in Europe, Indonesia, Turkey, Russia, and Japan. Several of her books have been featured in Doubleday and Rhapsody Book Clubs.
You can email Amelia at AmeliaGrey@comcast.net.
Follow her on FaceBook at https://www.FaceBook.com/AmeliaGreybooks, or visit her website at https://www.AmeliaGrey.com
Be sure to sign up to Amelia’s newsletter here.

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THE EARL NEXT DOOR by Amelia Grey – Pre-Order Blitz

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Series: First Comes Love # 1
Genre: Historical Romance
Publisher: St. Martin’s Press
Publication Date: May 28, 2019
One fiercely independent widow.
One honest proposal.
One unconventional game of love.
When Adeline, Dowager Countess of Wake, learns of her husband’s sudden death, she realizes she’s free. At last, she can do, go, and be as she pleases. Finally, she can have the life she has always dreamed of. She doesn’t need, or want, to remarry. Especially not the supremely dashing Earl of Lyonwood, who makes Adeline yearn for his desire . . .
Lord Lyonwood, son of a philandering marquis, will not be like his father. He wants to run his estates and watch them flourish – and find a wife who brings love to his life. When he meets spirited and self-reliant Adeline in a case of near-scandalous mistaken identity, Lyon feels he’s met his match. But Adeline isn’t interested in a marriage proposal. She will only accept becoming his lover – and Lyon finds it hard to refuse. Unless the fire of his passion can melt Adeline’s resolve . . .

Excerpt

“You’re much younger than I assumed the owner of this establishment would be,” Lyon confessed. “And as beautiful as you are in your crimson and gold, and in any other circumstances, or another location, I would be happy to pay whatever fee you charge to fulfill my needs. However, this is a respectable neighborhood and I cannot and will not sit by and allow a madam to move in and set up her business here.”
A trio of thumps resounded in Adeline’s chest and then a few more. The pendulum on the clock must have ticked a half dozen times. Her brain seemed to freeze before the air swooshed out of her lungs. Shock roared through her. Her whole body stiffened before she felt her eyes narrow in outrage.
“Just where do you think you are, sir?”
“A house of pleasure, Madam.”
Outrage quickly morphed to fury which flowed hot and fast, consuming her. Oh yes, she knew about such disgraceful, secret places. She’d overheard her late husband and his small group of gentlemen friends talk about visiting them. And this man thought her house was one of them
Adeline was skilled at holding in her emotions but this stranger had gone too far. With only one step she stood toe-to-toe with him. Lifting her face, she rose up on the ball of her feet and edged her nose closer to his. “You think this is one of the many private underground brothels hidden from all but Society’s most elite gentlemen?”
“Isn’t it?” he asked huskily.
There was no time to consider what her next move should be. Stiffening her spine and taking a step back, she proclaimed, “I am the Dowager Countess of Wake and you have trespassed too far. How dare you burst into my house and speak to me the way you have. You, sir, are an abomination to the term gentleman.”
She fought to regain every ounce of her normal calm, her abiding restraint, her guiding sense of decorum in any unpleasant circumstance. But then she accidentally looked at his mouth, felt that long suppressed surge of yearning. Adeline didn’t want this unusual mix of longing and angry dizziness to control her. She hated the truth of how womanly and desirable it made her feel to see hunger for her in his eyes. Hated the truth of how she was presented.
And then, in a moment of insanity, she thought of the very real possibility of those full lips on hers stirring with passion, and reason was gone.
Unable to do anything else before she lost herself completely, she drew back her hand and struck him soundly across the face. It was that, or kiss him.
Perhaps she chose the wrong one.

About Amelia Grey

Amelia Grey

New York Times and USA Today bestselling author Amelia Grey read her first romance book when she was thirteen. She’s been a devoted reader of love stories ever since.
Amelia has been happily married to her high school sweetheart for over thirty-five years and she lives on the beautiful gulf coast of Northwest Florida.
She is a two-time winner of the prestigious Booksellers Best Award, and she has also won the Aspen Gold, and the Golden Quill awards. Writing as Gloria Dale Skinner, she won the coveted Romantic Times Award for Love and Laughter and the Maggie Award. Amelia’s books have been published in Europe, Indonesia, Turkey, Russia, and Japan. Several of her books have been featured in Doubleday and Rhapsody Book Clubs.
You can email Amelia at AmeliaGrey@comcast.net.
Follow her on FaceBook at https://www.FaceBook.com/AmeliaGreybooks, or visit her website at https://www.AmeliaGrey.com
Be sure to sign up to Amelia’s newsletter here.

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WIN $25 AMAZON GIFT CARD
The Earl Next Door Giveaway Graphic
Prizes up for grabs:
$25 Amazon Gift Card

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From New York Times and USA Today Bestselling Author Amelia Grey Series: First Comes Love
 The Crawfords, Book 2  Historical Romance  Release Date: June 25, 2019 All she wanted was

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