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For The Record by Regina Jennings

I received this book for free from Bethany House Publishers in exchange for my honest review

From the back of the book:

Betsy Huckabee might be a small-town girl, but she has big-city dreams. Writing for her uncle's newspaper will never lead to independence, and the bigger newspapers don't seem interested in the Hart County news. Trying a new approach, Betsy pens a romanticized serial for the ladies' pages, and the new deputy provides the perfect inspiration for her submissions. She'd be horrified if he read her breathless descriptions of him, but these articles are for a newspaper far away. No one in Pine Gap will ever know.

Deputy Joel Puckett didn't want to leave Texas, but this job in tiny Pine Gap is his only shot at keeping his badge. With masked marauders riding every night, his skills and patience are tested, but even more challenging is the sassy journalist lady chasing him.

My thoughts on Regina Jennings:

Regina Jennings is a lovely person who has a real knack…

The Sound of Diamonds and The Sound of Silver by Rachelle Rea Cobb

From the back of the books:

The Sound of Diamonds:

Her only chance of getting home is trusting the man she hates. 
With the protestant Elizabeth on the throne of England and her family in shambles, Catholic maiden Gwyneth seeks refuge in the Low Countries of Holland, hoping to soothe her aching soul. But when the Iconoclastic Fury descends and bloodshed overtakes her haven, she has no choice but to trust the rogue who arrives, promising to see her safely home to her uncle's castle. She doesn't dare to trust him...and yet doesn't dare to refuse her one chance to preserve her own life and those of the nuns she rescues from the burning convent.  Dirk Godfrey is determined to restore his honor at whatever cost. Running from a tortured past, Dirk knows he has only one chance at redemption, and it lies with the lovely Gwyneth, who hates him for the crimes she thinks he committed. He must see her to safety, prove to the world that he is innocent, prove that her poor eyesight is not t…

Shades of Chocolate by Cecelia Dowdy

I received this book in exchange for my honest review:

From the back of the book:

Toni enjoys making chocolate treats in her bakery. Haunted by her abusive past, she struggles with her faith in God. Her world changes when a handsome stranger arrives, reminiscing about his childhood. Jason Matthews misses his days of working in his family's pastry shop. Estranged from his father, he longs to rediscover the joy and comfort from baking. When Toni's life is threatened, Jason realizes how deeply he cares for her. Can Toni and Jason overcome their pasts and learn to trust one another?

My thoughts on Cecelia Dowdy:

Cecelia Dowdy tells a great story about love, sacrifice, hardship. She is a new author for me and I found that I really enjoy the way she writes. Cecelia is sweet, down to earth and talented in the ways of backstory. 

My thoughts on Shades of Chocolate:

It was a real joy to read this book for Cecelia. This book is the second one in the series. I have always wondered what it woul…