Friday’s New Releases, Upcoming Releases, Giveaways, and Facebook Parties – 4/15/16

Happy Friday!! My author friends have given me their information for new releases, upcoming releases, giveaways, and a Facebook party. I think you’ll enjoy this list of great reads! Happy Reading!

New Releases


Gail Pallotta’s Barely Above Water
Happy Release Day to Ms. Pallotta!

The Blurb: “An illness strikes Suzie Morris, and her boyfriend dumps her. She has no living family, and her physician can’t diagnose the malady. Relying on her Christian faith, she turns to an alternative doctor in Destin, Florida. She takes a job coaching a county-sponsored summer swim team. Her handsome boss renews her belief in love, but learns of her affliction and cuts romantic ties. He has regrets, but is it too late to regain Suzie’s trust?” 

Purchase: Amazon

Connect and follow Ms. Pallotta at: Website, Blog, Facebook


Janet W. Ferguson’s Leaving Oxford
​Happy Release Day to Ms. Ferguson!

Snippet of the Blurb: “Escaping home to Oxford, Mississippi, seemed like a good idea. Until it wasn’t.
A year after a tragic accident in Los Angeles flipped her world upside down, advertising guru Sarah Beth LeClair is still hiding away in her charming hometown of Oxford, Mississippi. And she may well be stuck there forever. Suffering from panic attacks, she prays for healing. Instead, her answer comes in the form of an arrogant football coach and an ugly puppy.”

Pre-order: Amazon

Connect and follow Ms. Ferguson at: Website, Facebook, Pinterest, Twitter, Instagram

Upcoming Releases


​V. B. Tenery’s Deathwatch
Ms. Tenery has a release coming April 20th! You can pre-order for 99c!

The Blurb: Finding a killer in the middle of a blitz is murder.
When a cryptanalyst in Britain’s top secret Government Code and Cyber School is murdered, alarms sound in Parliament. Was it a lover’s quarrel, or was she killed after revealing secrets? That’s what MI6 Agent, Commander Grey Hamilton must find out. He is joined in the chase by an old friend from Scotland Yard, and a young American genius, singled out as the next victim.​”

​Pre-order: Amazon

Connect and follow Ms. Tenery at: Website, Blog, Facebook, Twitter


​Naomi Miller’s Blueberry Cupcake Mystery
​Ms. Miller has a new release coming in May!

The Blurb: “Katie Chupp spends her days at The Sweet Shop, baking and taking care of customers . . . not exactly a profession where one expects to be thrown into the midst of mysteries and murder investigations.

But when the bakery is broken into, someone has to find the thief . . . someone has to solve the problem of where to do the baking, how to get the orders to customers – and what to do about the messy thief who is trying to ruin the town’s Independence Day celebration.”

Pre-order: Amazon, B&N, iTunes, Kobo

Connect and follow Ms. Miller at: Website, Facebook, Goodreads, Twitter, Pinterest


Dee Henderson’s Traces of Guilt
Ms. Henderson has a new release coming in May!

Snippet of the Blurb: “Evie Blackwell loves her life as an Illinois State Police Detective . . . mostly. She’s very skilled at investigations and has steadily moved up through the ranks. She would like to find Mr. Right, but she has a hard time imagining how marriage could work, considering the demands of her job.”

​Pre-order: Amazon, B&N, CBD

Connect and follow Ms. Henderson at: Website, Goodreads


​Dawn Crandall’s The Cautious Maiden
​The fourth novel in the Everstone Chronicles is slated to release October 4th!!

Snippet of the Blurb: Violet Hawthorne is beyond mortified when her brother Ezra turns their deceased parents’ New England country inn into a brothel to accommodate the nearby lumberjacks; but when Violet’s own reputation is compromised, the inn becomes the least of her worries. In an effort to salvage her good name, Violet is forced into an engagement with a taciturn acquaintance; Vance Everstone.

Pre-order: Amazon, B&N

Connect and follow Ms. Crandall at: Website, Facebook, Goodreads, Twitter, Google+



Love is Patient Giveaway
Love is Patient ​has a Goodreads giveaway going on. You can enter HERE until May 2nd for a chance to win 1 copy.

The Blurb: Enjoy the slow dance through the courtship of nine historical couples in the American west, including the territories of Arizona and Wyoming. Just at a time in life when they have nearly given up on finding love, romance enters their lives. But will it be true love, and will it be worth the wait? Find out in this delightful collection written by eight bestselling authors of inspirational romances.

Purchase: Amazon, B&N, CBD

​Connect and follow the authors: Erica Vetsch, Vickie McDonough, Janet Lee Barton, Frances Devine, Lena Nelson Dooley, Darlene Franklin, Jill Stengl, Connie Stevens


Rachel J. Good’s Amish Quilts Coloring Book Giveaway
​Ms. Good’s running a giveaway for the next 3 weeks. Anyone who preorders her book, Change of Heart, signs up for her newsletter, likes her author page, or posts information about the contest will get an entry for each activity. Winners will receive an autographed copy of her newly released Amish Quilts Coloring Book. Winners will be announced on April 26. More information can be found at Rachel J. Good’s author page. If you missed Change of Heart ​in previous Friday post, go HERE.

The Blurb: “Inspired by quilts from Amish country, many of these designs are based on traditional patterns, but some have been reimagined or repeated multiple times to create more intricate designs to color. Each quilt is printed on only one side of the page; facing pages contain inspirational Amish proverbs.”

Pre-order ​Change of Heart: Amazon, CBD 

​Connect and follow Ms. Good at: Website, Facebook, Twitter, Goodreads, Pinterest


Jo Huddleston’s Weekly Giveaway
​Author Jo Huddleston is hosting a giveaway for Susan Page Davis & James S. Davis’ novel, ​The Seafaring Women of the Vera B. You can enter HERE until April 19th!

Snippet of the Blurb: With the Vera B’s captain dead in Melbourne, Australia, Alice Packard thinks the worst has happened, until she learns the crew has deserted her husband’s ship in favor of the goldfields. Only one old man, Gypsy Deak, sticks by her, but Gypsy alone can’t raise a crew from the depleted population. In desperation, Alice turns to the only source of plentiful workers: the women of Melbourne. In a bold move, she and Gypsy empty a brothel, promising the escaped women a new life.

Purchase: Amazon

Connect and follow Ms. at: Website, Susan’s Facebook, James’ Facebook


​JC Morrows’ A Desperate Escape
Ms. Morrows is having a Goodreads giveaway for A Desperate Escape. ​You can enter HERE until April 23rd for a chance to win 1 of 3 signed copies.

The Blurb: A Secret . . . A Confession . . . A Decision that will change the lives of an entire country.

The palace is scrambling to recover from a brutal assault . . . the country is in disarray . . . and the royal security team is on edge like never before.

Kayden entered the palace under a lie . . . a lie that has now been exposed. 

And now . . .

Prince Dvarius has to decide what to do with his reluctant assassin.

​Pre-order: Amazon

Connect and follow at: Website, Facebook, Goodreads

Facebook Parties


Elle E. Kay’s ​Stella ​Release Party
Ms. Kay is having a release party for Stella!  Join HERE to attend tonight’s virtual party.

The Blurb: “An encounter that leaves Stella petrified. Can she find the faith she needs to persevere? Jason is just another complication, can she trust him? Something is awry in Stella’s world. When she’s abducted will anyone hear her cries?

​A Christian romantic suspense about a young woman struggling to find her faith in the midst of struggle. It deals with the heavy subjects of rape, pregnancy, and kidnapping through a lens of faith and hopes.”

Pre-order: Amazon

​Connect and follow Ms. Kay at: Website, ​Facebook, Goodreads, Twitter, Pinterest, Google+

4 thoughts on “Friday’s New Releases, Upcoming Releases, Giveaways, and Facebook Parties – 4/15/16”

  1. You have a nice-looking blog, Toni. And I love the cover of
    your exciting book, Gail. Anything that happens around Destin,
    Florida should be interesting. My parents had a place in that
    area before moving to the west coast. Thanks for sharing your
    new release. Blessings, Diane


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