Deadly Devotion Keeps You Guessing ‘Til The Very Last Page

Deadly DevotionIf you love mystery and romance then here’s a book for you. In Deadly Devotion, Sandra Orchard weaves a tale with many twists and turns. She keeps you guessing until the very end. I love Sandra’s writing. Orchard draws you in and never lets up the suspense for a minute. Each chapter has you turning the page for more. I think this is a great first installment for The Port Aster Secrets series. Now I want to know what happens next! Stay tuned for the next clever installment due out June 2014. I can hardly wait!

Research scientist Kate Adams and her colleague Daisy are on the brink of a breakthrough for treating depression with herbal medicine when Daisy suddenly dies. Kate knows that if it hadn’t been for Daisy’s mentorship, she wouldn’t have the job she loves or the faith she clings to. So when police rule Daisy’s death a suicide, Kate is determined to unearth the truth.

Former FBI agent Tom Parker finds it hard to adjust to life back in his hometown of Port Aster. Though an old buddy gives him a job as a detective on the local police force, not everyone approves. Tom’s just trying to keep a low profile, so when Kate Adams demands he reopen the investigation of her friend’s death, he knows his job is at stake. In fact, despite his attraction to her, Tom thinks Kate looks a bit suspicious herself.

As evidence mounts, a web of intrigue is woven around the sleepy town of Port Aster. Can Kate uncover the truth? Or will Tom stand in her way?

“Book has been provided courtesy of Baker Publishing Group and Graf-Martin Communications, Inc.
Available at your favourite bookseller from BakerBooks, a division of Baker Publishing Group”.

That Certain Summer – Great Summer Read!

That Certain SummerLoved the book. This is may not be a book of suspense, but if you haven’t read it you’re missing out. Hannon hits it out of the park with this contemporary romance. Two sisters at odds come together to care for their aging mother. Deftly handling struggling faith and messy relationships Hannon reveals that both sisters have secrets and both are surprised when love sneaks past their defenses. I have to say that I enjoyed this more than Hannon’s latest mysteries. She graces the pages with a story of lies, loss and love and I couldn’t put it down. makes this book a great summer read.

Karen and Val are family—yet they’re anything but close. Karen has carried the burden of responsibility for her aging mother ever since her gorgeous sister left town years ago to pursue a career in theater. But Val had darker reasons for leaving town—as well as a secret to keep—and coming home has never been an option . . . until their mother suffers a stroke. Once reunited in their hometown, Karen and Val must grapple with their past mistakes, their relationship with each other, and their issues with a mother who is far from ideal. When a physical therapist raising his daughter alone and a handsome but hurting musician enter the picture, the summer takes on a whole new dimension. As their lives intersect and entwine, can each learn how to forgive, how to let go, and how to move on? And during this summer of grace, might they also find the courage to love?

“Book has been provided courtesy of Baker Publishing Group and Graf-Martin Communications, Inc.
Available at your favourite bookseller from BakerBooks, a division of Baker Publishing Group”.