Robin Bielman’s ‘The Matchmaker and the Cowboy’ Radiates Sunshine [REVIEW]

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A couple finds love in a small town. (Photo by Anastasiya Lobanovskaya on Pexels.com)

Windsong may be the “happiest seaside and mountain town in California,” but even picturesque tourist destinations are populated by full time residents with real world problems. In Robin Bielman’s second installment of her enchanting series (after The Wedding Crasher and the Cowboy), a talented seamstress who is done with romance must share close quarters with the friendliest, most eligible cowboy in town. But are their newfound circumstances enough to draw them together? Or will past trauma keep them apart?

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In Annabelle McCormack’s ‘All This Time,’ Sometimes You Can Go Home Again [EXCERPT]

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Big surprises lay in store for a woman who must return to her hometown in All This Time. (Photo courtesy Canva)

We know a thing or two about living in small towns. Like everything else, they have their perks. But as one friend says, “It’s like living in a fishbowl.” Everybody knows your business. This is exactly what has kept Samantha Redding away from her own hometown of Brandywood, Maryland. Then family matters force her hand, and she must return whether she wants to or not. But this time around, someone unexpected is making small town life much more appealing. We hope you enjoy this sneak peek at Annabelle McCormack’s new novel, All This Time. —J&H

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Faith and Forgiveness Are at the Heart of Toni Shiloh’s ‘An Unlikely Alliance’ [REVIEW]

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Meet Flo, the service dog introduced in the seventh novel in the K-9 Companions series, An Unlikely Alliance. (Photo courtesy Canva)

She despises firefighters. He has an aversion to uptight women. But when the two of them are thrown together to save their community, will they be able to see past their differences and accomplish their goal? Find out in Toni Shiloh’s An Unlikely Alliance.

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Forgiveness Doesn’t Come Easily in Sean D. Young’s ‘Secrets from the Heart’ [REVIEW]

Can a couple overcome an old family feud for love? (Photo courtesy Canva)

She may have just gotten the opportunity of a lifetime, but her entire family is causing her stress as they study her every move. Then she hires a new employee—who just so happens to be from a rival family—and it brings out all the critics! Will she be able to weather the storm, or should she just throw in the towel? Find out in Sean D. Young’s second Clover Creek novel, Secrets from the Heart.

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Estranged Siblings Reconnect in Jenny Hale’s ‘Butterfly Sisters’ [Excerpt]

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A trip home helps a woman find out what she really wants in life. (Photo courtesy Canva)

In recent years, Jenny Hale has become one of our favorite writers. She consistently delivers heartfelt stories we readily recommend to everyone because they’re about family and small-town life. It’s no wonder her stories translate well into Hallmark Channel movies! Now, in her latest book, Butterfly Sisters, she tells a story about a woman who must return to her family’s cabin to face the loss of her beloved grandma, see her estranged sister, and reconnect with an old beau. We hope you enjoy this special excerpt from the book! —J&H

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