Susan Mallery’s ‘The Vineyard at Painted Moon’ [EXCERPT]

Escape into Susan Mallery’s The Vineyard at Painted Moon. (Photo courtesy Canva)

We frequently hear that we can have it all if we work hard enough. But is that always the case? For one woman, family relationships may be getting in the way of pursuing her dreams and living her best life in Susan Mallery’s thoughtful new novel, The Vineyard at Painted Moon. We hope you enjoy this excerpt from her forthcoming book. —J&H

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HIS CASTILIAN HAWK: Seven Questions for Anna Belfrage [INTERVIEW]

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In His Castilian Hawk, a man must choose between duty and love. (Photo courtesy Canva)

There is something about the medieval era that captures our imaginations like few time periods in history do. Mythic in scope, it is little wonder we are swept away on the tides of these tales filled with vengeful royals, epic battles, and sweeping romance. Anna Belfrage writes these sagas better than most, and her latest, His Castilian Hawk, is the first of a brand new series. We hope you enjoy this exclusive interview with the author! —Jathan & Heather

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Why Haven’t Sophie Hannah’s ‘Perfect Little Children’ Ever Grown Up? [REVIEW]

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How can two children possibly look exactly the same when 12 years have passed? (Photo courtesy Canva)

She was just fulfilling her typical soccer mom duties the day she came across her former BFF. She didn’t intend to snoop. But what she saw stopped her in her tracks. After all, it had been more than a decade since they’d seen each other. How was it possible that absolutely nothing had changed? Follow Sophie Hannah down the rabbit hole to find out in her newest mystery, Perfect Little Children.

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Melinda Curtis’s ‘Can’t Hurry Love’ Throbs with Joy [REVIEW]

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When a widow realizes her marriage wasn’t everything it was cracked up to be, can she ever learn to love again? (Photo courtesy Canva)

She gave up everything for love. Then it blew up in her face. Now she swears she’s done, but some meddling ladies aren’t about to let her give up so easily. Will she ever learn to trust again? Find out in Melinda Curtis’s first Sunshine Valley novel, Can’t Hurry Love. Read more of this post

An Unexpected Inheritance Comes with Plenty of Dark and Twisty Family Secrets in Danielle Trussoni’s ‘The Ancestor’ [REVIEW]

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The secrets to one family’s dark past lies buried deep in the Italian Alps. (Photo courtesy Canva)

She is trying to put her life back together when she receives a letter that challenges everything she thought she knew. But the truth comes with a warning… and a price. What cost will she pay to unlock her family’s darkest secrets? Find out in Danielle Trussoni’s engrossing new gothic suspense novel, The Ancestor. Read more of this post