Showing posts from February 10, 2013

BWL Blurbathon Presents Vijaya Schartz

CURSE OF THE LOST ISLE, Medieval Fantasy Romance series, by Vijaya Schartz history shrouded in myths, emerges a family of immortal Celtic Ladies, who roam the medieval world in search of salvation from a curse. For centuries, imbued with hereditary gifts, they hide their deadly secret... but if the Church ever suspects what they really are, they will be hunted, tortured, and burned at the stake.Book 1 - PRINCESS OF BRETAGNE (Scotland 806 AD)Book 2 - PAGAN QUEENBook 3 - SEDUCING SIGEFROI (963 AD Luxembourg)Book 4 - LADY OF LUXEMBOURG (coming out very soon).CURSE OF THE LOST ISLE SPECIAL EDITION (contains the first three novels in one download).5-star review on Amazon - “Edgy medieval, Yeah!”"Schartz is an accomplished writer, whose pacing, conflicts, and goals are always complex and whose good characters are always likeable, and whose villains are evil incarnate. You have to like her villains as much as the good guys! Mattacks is a mag…

BWL Blurbathon Presents Dark by Gail Roughton

The Dark Series (The Color of Seven and The Color of Dusk) by Gail Roughton
A Books We Love Special Edition - Two Complete Novels
"Whut I knows, son, is dat dis world, it be ringed with worlds on worlds...." Deep in the woods that slide off into Stone Creek Swamp, teenage drug dealers retrieve their stash and receive an unexpected dividend—the unwitting resurrection of Cain, powerful Bokor of Black Magic. Atop Coleman Hill, two young attorneys renovate a decrepit relic for their home and office. A house with a past it wants to share, showing Ria Knight tantalizing scenes of its original owner, Dr. Paul Devlin. Dr. Devlin’s not exactly alive and well, but he’s not dead either. Because what crosses over when the worlds overlap can change the course of a man's life.  And death.  And future. 
Explore the Dark. 
The past, like evil, never dies. It just—waits.
Drop in on February 16 for a preview from Vijaya Schartz!

BWL Blurbathon Presents: Family Honor by Jamie Hill



I discovered there is a restaurant in Mahattan, New York (around Third Ave. and 27th Street), named the Rodeo Bar and Grill. . .Honky Tonk.

Oh, so perfect!  What more could a western contemporary romance novelist desire in a dining experience?

Now that I've set you up with a lovely teaser, it would be darn right unfair of me to keep all those Cowboy Kisses for myself.  Wouldn't it?

Make at home version:

16 jumbo shrimp, peeled and deveined

16 pickled jalapenos, seeded, washed and sliced in half

16 slicces of bacon (Oscar Mayer Turkey Bacon is a good choice, too).
Toothpicks Chipotle Dipping Sauce:
1 cup mayonnaise (I favor low-fat)1-2 chipotle in adobo, seeded and minced
1/2 lime, squeezed

Preheat oven to 425F.
Place a shript inside the jalapeno and then wrap woth bacon.  Insert 1 or 2 toothpicks to secure.  Do the same with all the shrimp.

Place in a baking pan.  Bake in preheated oven for 20 minutes. Then broil for 2-3 minutes until crispy.

Serve hot or room temperature with c…

What Woman Doesn't Love A Cowboy?

I was sitting on a hard, cold wooden bench, watching a rodeo in Thedford, Nebraska at the time.  This town had been a spot on my usual off-the-tourist radar places I frequent during family vacations.  This was the second time my husband, two young sons and I, had visited the small town and were absorbing the ambiance the western United States offered.  My father,  a fourth-generation Texan, amature rodeoed when he attended high school, so I understood the battering bronc riding had on the body. However, I hadn’t realized how strong the rodeo fan base was outside of the Lone Star State.

Everyone I’d spoken to loved cowboys, though he/she was a cowboy/cowgirl, wanted to become a cowboy, or simply loved the concept of ‘being a cowboy’. That was when Lynx Maddox entered my life.
What a cowboy! 
With a dangerous reputation for taking chances and tempting, fate, rugged cowboy Lynx Maddox had one goal in life—to win the coveted Silver Buckle rodeo championship.  But when he sets eyes on lo…

BWL Blurbathon presents: Magic of the Chimes by Pat Dale

What’s a gal to do? Cassie Sizemore is a thirty-four year old divorcee with a pair of teen/'tween kids and a burning need for male companionship. Her philandering husband dumped her for a teenager, leaving her with a nice house and not much else. In her job as a waitress, she's confronted daily by Howard Williams, local Romeo bachelor attorney, who's trying to convince her he can't live without her.
Cassie's backyard neighbor, Matt Riley, makes a hit with her kids and becomes her confidant. Mythical magical wind chimes play an important role as widower Matt falls for Cassie. After she learns that Howie's true interest is in a secret bet that he can get Cassie to sleep with him, her hormones are stifled big-time. What will it take for Riley to reignite her passion?
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