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Book Tour Grand Finale and Giveaway! THE KEEPER OF HER HEART by Stacy Henri

On Tour with Prism Book Tours. Book Tour Grand Finale for The Keeper of Her Heart By Stacy Henri We hope you enjoyed the tour! If you missed any of the stops you can see snippets, as well as the link to each full post, below: Launch – Note from the Author There are some stories, some characters, which grab ahold of you and won’t let go. THE KEEPER OF HER HEART and its heroine Ada Thorne are just such a story and character for me. So it’s with much anticipation, that I share this book with readers… The Power…

New Release Review! SOMEONE TO HOLD by Mary Balogh (Westcotts #2)

Someone to Hold by Mary Balogh Synopsis: Humphrey Wescott, Earl of Riverdale, has died, leaving behind a fortune and a scandalous secret that will forever alter the lives of his family—sending one daughter on a journey of self-discovery… With her parents’ marriage declared bigamous, Camille Westcott is now illegitimate and without a title. Looking to eschew the trappings of her old life, she leaves London to teach at the Bath orphanage where her newly discovered half-sister lived. But even as she settles in, she must sit for a portrait commissioned by her grandmother and endure an artist who riles her…

New Release Review: THE OTHER EINSTEIN by Marie Benedict

The Other Einstein by Marie Benedict Synopsis: A vivid and mesmerizing novel about the extraordinary woman who married and worked with one of the greatest scientists in history. What secrets may have lurked in the shadows of Albert Einstein’s fame? His first wife, Mileva “Mitza” Marić, was more than the devoted mother of their three children—she was also a brilliant physicist in her own right, and her contributions to the special theory of relativity have been hotly debated for more than a century. In 1896, the extraordinarily gifted Mileva is the only woman studying physics at an elite school in…

New Release Review and Giveaway! THE ENEMIES OF VERSAILLES by Sally Christie (The Mistresses of Versailles Trilogy #3)

In the final installment of Sally Christie’s “tantalizing” (New York Daily News) Mistresses of Versailles trilogy, Jeanne Becu, a woman of astounding beauty but humble birth, works her way from the grimy back streets of Paris to the palace of Versailles, where the aging King Louis XV has become a jaded and bitter old philanderer. Jeanne bursts into his life and, as the Comtesse du Barry, quickly becomes his official mistress. “That beastly bourgeois Pompadour was one thing; a common prostitute quite another kettle of fish.” After decades suffering the King’s endless stream of Royal Favorites, the princesses of the…

A Letter to Readers by Jane Ashford, Author of LORD SEBASTIAN’S SECRET (The Duke’s Sons #3–with a giveaway!)

Dear readers of The Duke’s Sons series, We’ve reached volume three, Lord Sebastian’s Secret, out on January 3. The military Gresham brother’s story turned out to be quite a romp. On a visit to his betrothed’s family, Cavalry major Sebastian faces a plethora of impertinent pugs, ubiquitous younger sisters, and a prospective father-in-law dedicated to ancient Saxons and arcane philosophy. Very much not Sebastian’s forte, for several reasons. Fortunately, there’s the lovely Georgina, who makes any amount of adaptation and effort worthwhile. Sebastian would do anything for her, and he very nearly does! I really like the Gresham family. I’m…

New Release Review and Giveaway! LADY CLAIRE IS ALL THAT by Maya Rodale (Keeping Up with the Cavendishes #3)

 The one thing neither of them counted on is love . . . LADY CLAIRE IS ALL THAT Keeping Up with the Cavendishes #3 Maya Rodale Releasing Dec 27th, 2016 Avon Books Her Brains… Claire Cavendish is in search of a duke, but not for the usual reasons. The man she seeks is a mathematician; the man she unwittingly finds is Lord Fox: dynamic, athletic, and as bored by the equations Claire adores as she is by the social whirl upon which he thrives. As attractive as Fox is, he’s of no use to Claire. . . or is he?…

Book Tour Grand Finale and Giveaway! LOVE FOR ALL SEASONS by Stacy Henrie

On Tour with Prism Book Tours. Book Tour Grand Finale for Love for All Seasons By Stacy Henrie Love is something that is perfect for every season of the year. We hope you enjoyed finding out more about this newest novella collection set during each of the four seasons. If you missed any of the excerpts or review, go back and check them out now… Launch – Note from the Author In these four novellas – one for each season of the year – you’ll meet four couples who overcome a myriad of obstacles to love with faith and determination.…

Book on Sale! THE OTHER EINSTEIN by Marie Benedict $2.99 Right Now!

 I absolutely can’t wait to read this one–pick it up now while it’s on sale! Summary: A vivid and mesmerizing novel about the extraordinary woman who married and worked with one of the greatest scientists in history. What secrets may have lurked in the shadows of Albert Einstein’s fame? His first wife, Mileva “Mitza” Marić, was more than the devoted mother of their three children—she was also a brilliant physicist in her own right, and her contributions to the special theory of relativity have been hotly debated for more than a century. In 1896, the extraordinarily gifted Mileva is the only…

A Conversation with Natasha Farrant, Author of THE SECRET DIARY OF LYDIA BENNET

Welcome, Natasha! What 5 things should readers know about you? I talk to my cat more than to any human being. I am addicted to strong black coffee. I am never happier than by the sea. I am proud to busting of my two amazing, strong, independent thinking teenage daughters. I am a European. Fantastic!   Tell us all about your main characters—who are they? What makes them tick? Most importantly, what one thing would they need if stranded on a desert isle? 😉 Headstrong Lydia is the youngest sister of five, bored to death living in the country, dreaming…

A Conversation with Catherine Lanigan, Author of WEB OF DECEIT

On Tour with Prism Book Tours. What 5 things should readers know about you? The first is that I feel a great sense of responsibility to my readers. Though I have to be inspired to write these kinds of volumes, I cling to the words my readers email to me or post on social media.  In the end, how do I know what you all want to read if you don’t tell me? Readers should know that I read nearly as much as I write. My TBR pile is short because I keep plowing through my books. I like, no…