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The Boy in the Photo by Nicole Trope

Out Now! Get it on Amazon Originally Published June 2019, The Boy in the Photo by Nicole Trope is again on the market as a mass-market paperback via Grand Central Publishing. This is an unfolding story that began six years ago with the abduction of Daniel. Now in the present mother, Megan, must try to rekindle the relationship that was ripped away from her by an abusive ex-husband. The Boy in the Photo is an eerie yet thrilling type of read. One that keeps the reader anxious and nervous. I enjoyed it very much. ~Tanja From the Cover... She becomes aware of the silence at the other end of the line. A prickling sensation crawls up her arms, her heart rate speeds up. ‘Found who?’ she asks, slowly, carefully, deliberately.‘They found Daniel.’ Six years ago Megan waits at the school gates for her six-year-old son, Daniel. As children come and go, the playground emptying, panic bubbles inside her. Daniel is nowhere to be found. According to his teacher, Daniel’s fath

The Fiancée by Kate White

Releases June 29th Get it on Amazon That was a whirlwind! I needed a pack of Post-its to keep it all straight. Family, murder, deception, and oh, so much drama! This was my first time reading Kate White and it certainly won't be my last. I highly recommend this read for fans of suspense thrillers. So good! ~Tanja From the Cover... The New York Times bestselling author returns with an unsettling but riveting psychological thriller about a captivating woman who joins a family and threatens to upend their picture-perfect lives. They had everything they needed for a perfect family vacation: close-knit relatives, a bucolic setting . . . and a murderer in their midst? Summer’s looking forward to a break from hustling for acting work in Manhattan when she, her husband Gabe, and Gabe’s nine-year-old son arrive at the annual family get-together at her in-laws’ sprawling estate. On the agenda are leisurely gourmet meals, tennis matches, and plenty of relaxation by th

Freed: Fifty Shades Freed as Told by Christian by EL James

OUT NOW! Get it on Amazon And with that my journey with Christian and Anastasia has come to an end. I have enjoyed the entire series. The original series, the movies, and this new round of books from Christian's point of view. It feels a bit sad for it all to be over. I love how even though we've read and watched the previous book and movie, having the ability to be in Mr. Grey's thoughts brings a new, and at times heartbreakingly sweet, view on things.   Thanks, EL James it was a wonderful Charlie Tango ride! ~Tanja From the Cover... Relive the sensuality, the romance, and the drama of Fifty Shades Freed through the thoughts, reflections, and dreams of Christian Grey. E L James revisits the world of Fifty Shades with a deeper and darker take on the love story that has enthralled millions of readers around the globe. You are cordially invited to the wedding of the decade, when Christian Grey will make Anastasia Steele his wife. But is he really husb

The Bullet by Iris Johansen

OUT NOW! Get it on Amazon Book 27 is filling with crazy twists and turns. So many issues stemming from the past and a crazy real-life world-shattering predicament could ruin it all. Thanks so much to Grand Central Publishing and Novel Suspects for sharing this title with me. Iris Johansen is one of my classic favorite authors and I enjoyed being able to spend a loaded weekend reading The Bullet. ~Tanja   From the Cover... Eve Duncan and Joe Quinn must protect the life of a brilliant scientist so that she can live long enough to bring her discovery to the world, in this fast-paced thriller from #1 New York Times bestselling author Iris Johansen.   Diane Connors is a dedicated doctor with the world’s biggest secret, a discovery that could have shocking global ramifications. But while conducting private research trials, word has gotten out. The wrong people have heard the news and now want to hide Diane’s achievement for their own ends. With nowhere else to turn,

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Falling in Love on Willow Creek by Debbie Mason

Releases June 29th Get it on Amazon Whew! I can't even begin to imagine having to deal with so many issues while pregnant. Sadie Gray will have to go it alone, well when one has a grandmother the like of Agnes MacLeod, she's never truly alone. As always, Debbie Mason gives us small-town love and a sense of family. I gotta say I really enjoyed what felt like a bit more mystery and intrigue with this one. (This is book three in the Highland Falls series). As someone who grew up in a small town, I affectionately enjoy the reminders of small-town etiquette. The way it's expected for you to invite, share, and interact with people. Even if you aren't friends. I laughed out loud quite a few times while reading. I give it FIVE I heart unicorn stars! ~Tanja From the Cover... Fall in love with the latest Highland Falls romance about a single mom-to-be's surprise delivery and the undercover FBI agent who rescues her and her heart in the small town of H

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West End Earl by Bethany Bennett

Releasing June 29th Get it on Amazon  Oh, you guys! Just like with book one, when I started I couldn't stop. I blew through West End Earl within hours of receiving it.  Move over Bridgerton fans Bethany Bennett is coming through! I do love a man who is good and kind. One who does his best to take care of his friends and family. Even to his own detriment. Calvin, Earl of Carlyle, has the money and station to help those he needs to help.  He just never suspected the one person he thought of as a friend was altogether someone else entirely.  As for the lovely Ophelia... well. Her cover is about to be blown! As I said before, I absolutely loved this. I can't wait for more in the Misfits of Mayfair series. ~Tanja *Thank you to Forever Publishing for gifting me this title. From the Cover... From the series guaranteed to "win the hearts of Regency fans” comes a story of secret identities, unlikely love, and forbidden romances that will warm even the coldes

Summer by the Sea by Jenny Hale

Out Now Get it on Amazon I spent my day stretched out on m,y deck reading Summer by the Sea. Now I am left looking for a beach house rental so that I too can smell the salty sea and bask in the sun.  Jenny Hale has welcomed us in for a two-week trip back home. Family issues, past relationship baggage, and the kindlings of a possible new romance face the lovely Faith. She must self-evaluate, learn to speak her truth, and also give herself a break. I enjoyed every minute of it. ~Tanja *Thank you to Forever Publishing for sharing this with me! From the Cover... They say there’s always one summer that changes you. For Faith the one summer she can’t forget is when she fell in love as a teenager – only for her sister, Casey, to steal her man. Now, at the request of her beloved ninety-year-old Grandmother, Faith has agreed to a family holiday – at their childhood beach house, where it all began. Faith hasn’t seen her sister in years but is finally ready to forgive and

Don't Hex and Drive by Juliette Cross ~Review~

Get it July 6th on Podium Books! OUT NOW on Kindle and Paperback  A ponderer with a passion for pansies and irrational fear of cars meets a  beautiful Stygorn vampire with whiskey brown eyes and Bollywood perfection. Oh, what could go wrong? An *ass over teakettle introduction maybe? Don't Hex and Drive by Juliette Cross has a cozy cottage/small-town vibe, yet the surroundings still elicit corners of danger. Devraj Kumar has come to town, at the behest of the ever-domineering Mateo, to help solve a growing number of missing girl cases.  They are in need of help from the Savoie sisters. Isadora being Devraj's most sought-after sister. Its a mixture of chemistry, longing, and mystery that makes Don't Hex and Drive my favorite type of read. It encompasses a sweetness yet, keeps the action running. Cross has such a beautiful way of conveying characters that come across as real. Even in a paranormal setting. From the

The Alice B. Toklas Cook Book by Alice B. Toklas

Get it on Amazon The stories interwoven with the recipes from Alice B. Toklas are just perfection!  My hubby and I are big foodies, so anytime we can experience something new, even if it is from decades ago, is amazing. The simple yet delicious Peaches Glacees recipe is exactly what we need for a summer dessert. I can't wait to try more recipes and celebrate all that is Alice B. Toklas! ~Tanja From the Cover... A beautiful new edition of the classic culinary memoir by Alice B. Toklas, Gertrude Stein’s romantic partner, with a new introduction by beloved culinary voice Ruth Reichl. When Alice B. Toklas was asked to write a memoir, she initially refused. Instead, she wrote The Alice B. Toklas Cook Book, a sharply written, deliciously rich cookbook memorializing meals and recipes shared by Hemingway, Fitzgerald, Wilder, Matisse, and Picasso—and of course by Alice and Gertrude themselves. This much-loved, culinary classic is sure to resonate with food lovers and

Coming Home to Seashell by Miranda Liasson

  Out Now on Amazon I always feel like a second chance romance that originates from the teen years and rekindles in adulthood is a beautiful thing. It showcases not only the growth in age but emotional maturity as well. Miranda Liasson gives sweet small-town romance so well. Absolutely perfect for the upcoming summer and will be a fabulous addition to any beach bag! ~Tanja From the Cover... Hadley Wells swapped her dreams of saving the planet for the glamour of Hollywood. But when a very public breakup reveals cracks in her not-so-perfect life, she returns to her hometown to reassess what it is she truly wants. Unfortunately, Seashell Harbor has some trouble of its own—including the first man to ever break her heart. A serious injury forced footballer Tony Cammareri into early retirement—now he’s determined to reboot his life with a splashy new restaurant venture. He knows better than to expect a happy reunion with Hadley, but he’s determined to make up for the

Summer on Honeysuckle Ridge by Debbie Mason

Out Now on Amazon A grumpy Yorkie and a grumpy guy have a thing or two in common! That would be the exasperated Abby Everhart. This was a super fun read! There is so much going on it that it makes Summer on Honeysuckle Ridge an amazing beach read. Easy to pick up and put down. Tons of funny banter and a storyline that will give you whiplash!  I loved it! ~Tanja From the Cover... Sparks fly between an L.A. career woman and a former Army Ranger in this delightful enemies-to-lovers romance from the USA Today bestselling queen of small-town love stories.Welcome to Highland Falls, a small town where love is always in the air. In just a few months Abby Everhart has gone from being a top LA media influencer to an unemployed divorcée living out of her car. So inheriting her great-aunt's homestead comes at the perfect time. Abby heads to Highland Falls, North Carolina, to spruce up Honeysuckle Farm before putting it on the market for some much-needed cash. But inst

Private Player by Louise Bay

Available now on Audible Release on Kindle July 27th Great narration from both Shane East and Clare Corbett!  Private Player has a sexy fun storyline that Louise Bay is known for. A deliciously sexy English accent is my kryptonite when it comes to audio books and this one is perfection!  ~Tanja From the Cover... The first time I meet Madison Shore, I’m greeted by her knickers. She’s upside down and trying to untangle herself from my chair at a wedding. I get to see a whole lot more of her later that night. The second time I meet Madison Shore is in my London office. Turns out she’s a journalist writing an article about me. To keep control of my company, I need to convince people I’m more serious about business than my playboy reputation suggests. Madison holds my future in her hands. Now I just need to convince the woman I took to bed on Saturday night that I'm not the player everyone thinks I am. Private Player is stand-alone novel

The Glorious Guinness Girls by Emily Hourican

Out Now! Get it on Amazon I do hope Netflix picks this up! I have episodes of The Crown playing in my head during certain aspects of, The Glorious Guinness Girls. It has that feel of fabulous parties and those on the fringe that watch. Getting to see the perspectives of the haves and the have nots through the eyes of Felicity was just fab! She doesn't fit in yet is inserted everywhere.  Another great read for summer 2021 from Grand Central Publishing! ~Tanja From the Cover... From London to Ireland during the 1920s, this glorious, gripping, and richly textured story takes us to the heart of the remarkable real-life story of the Guinness Girls—perfect for fans of Downton Abbey and Julian Fellowes' Belgravia. Descendants of the founder of the Guinness beer empire, they were the toast of 1920s high society, darlings of the press, with not a care in the world. But Felicity knows better. Sent to live with them as a child because her mother could no longer ca

The Siren by Katherine St. John

Out Now! Get it on Amazon The Siren by Katherine St. John was one of the best weekend reads I have enjoyed this year! absolutely perfect for any beach bag, summer hiking backpack or as a travel companion on a train or plane! Five STAR read, book friends! Thanks to Grand Central Pub for sharing this title with me! ~Tanja From the Cover...   In the midst of a sizzling hot summer, some of Hollywood's most notorious faces are assembled on the idyllic Caribbean island of St. Genesius to film The Siren, starring dangerously handsome megastar Cole Power playing opposite his ex-wife, Stella Rivers. The surefire blockbuster promises to entice audiences with its sultry storyline and intimately connected cast. Three very different women arrive on set, each with her own motive. Stella, an infamously unstable actress, is struggling to reclaim the career she lost in the wake of multiple, very public breakdowns. Taylor, a fledgling producer, is anxious to work on a film