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Review of the Lady in Residence by Allison Pittman

About the Book Young widow Hedda Krause checks into the Menger Hotel in 1915 with a trunk full of dresses, a case full of jewels, and enough cash to pay for a two-month stay, which she hopes will be long enough to meet, charm, and attach herself to a new, rich husband. Her plans are derailed when a ghostly apparition lures her into a long, dark hallway, and Hedda returns to her room to find her precious jewelry has been stolen. She falls immediately under a cloud of suspicion with her haunting tale, but true ghost enthusiasts bring her expensive pieces of jewelry in an attempt to lure the ghost to appear again.   In 2017, Dini Blackstone is a fifth-generation magician, who performs at private parties, but she also gives ghost walk tours, narrating the more tragic historical events of San Antonio with familial affection. Above all, her favorite is the tale of Hedda Krause who, in Dini’s estimation, succeeded in perpetrating the world’s longest con, dying old and wealthy from her ghost s

Terror and Tragedy: The Celebrate Lit Blog Tour and Giveaway of The Gold Digger

  About the Book Book:   The Gold Digger Author:  Liz Tolsma Genre:   Christian/Historical/Suspense Release Date:   December, 2020 Men Are Disappearing in LaPorte, Indiana Book 9 in the True Colors series—Fiction Based on Strange-But True History Fiction Based on Strange, But True, History In 1907, shy but loyal Ingrid Storset travels from Norway to support her grieving sister, Belle Gunness, who owns a farm in LaPorte, Indiana. Well-to-do widow Belle, who has lost two husbands and several children, provides Ingrid with enough money to start a small business. But Ingrid is confused by the string of men Belle claims to be interviewing for her next husband. When Nils Lindherud comes to town looking for his missing brother, who said he was going to marry Belle, Ingrid has a sinking feeling her sister is up to no good.   Click here to get your copy! Book Review I would have to say, out of all the books I have read for the True Colors series, this one would have to be the creepiest. Especi

The Scottish Lass: The Celebrate Lit Blog Tour and Giveaway of Bride by Blackmail

  About the Book Book: Bride by Blackmail Author: Debbie Lynne Costello Genre: Christian Historical Romance Release Date: September 15, 2020 A broken heart, a controlling father, and an intrusive Scot leave Charlotte Jackson reeling. Accused of stealing an heirloom pin, she must choose between an unwanted marriage and the ruin of her family name. With the futures of her three younger sisters at stake, as well as her own reputation, Charlotte must navigate through injustice to find forgiveness and true happiness. Eager to find the traitor that caused the death of his brother, Duncan Mackenzie comes to America and attempts to fit in with Charleston society. But when the headstrong Charlotte catches his eye, Duncan takes on a second mission—acquiring the lass’s hand. After being spurned several times, he uses unconventional ways of winning her heart.   Click here to get your copy! Book Review I’m not a huge fan of Christian Romance, but I really enjoyed this novel. The plot was interesti

A Christian Sleeping Beauty: The Celebrate Lit Blog Tour and Giveaway of The Crown and the Axe

  About the Book Book: The Crown and the Axe Author: Darcy Fornier Genre: YA Christian Medieval Adventure Release Date: September 12, 2019 A careless mistake. A tale from the past. A journey he’ll never forget. Seventeen-year-old Dierk Lichtensitz, Crown Prince of Sunland, excels in both his physical and educational training. Not that his father is impressed, but Dierk quit trying to please him years ago. King Phillip Lichtensitz holds high standards for his children—with good reason. So when selfish neglect on Dierk’s part leaves another squire injured, Phillip delivers strict punishment. Dierk must travel the country as a woodcutter’s son. Resentful of his father’s decision, Dierk resolves to endure his punishment unmoved—until the tales of a long-dead witch’s power force him to reckon with himself and his God. As the journey leads him into more danger than his father could have ever foreseen, how much will Dierk have to surrender to become the man he needs—and desperately wants—to b

The Song of the High King: The Celebrate Lit Blog Tour and Giveaway of Child of Destiny

  About the Book Book: Child of Destiny Author: T.E Bradford Genre: Christian YA Fantasy Release Date: May 26, 2020 Across the Divide, a storm is brewing. In a world where power determines position, word is spreading of the girl who possesses all three factors of magic. Some feel her existence heralds a new era. Others cling desperately to old traditions. The struggle will pit neighbor against neighbor in a conflict poised to spiral into civil war. At the heart of the maelstrom an adversary thirsty for domination wields a weapon of untold magnitude. When power can be harvested like wheat, no one’s magic is safe—even the Trine’s. Is it her Destiny to save them, or will her power be used to destroy everything and everyone she loves?   Click here to get your copy! Book Review  Back again with Nova, Quentin, and Laura. And some extra characters who I instantly fell in love with! This is the second book in T.E. Bradford’s Divide series. I really did enjoy this book. What I really love ab