New Release: Bridges of Starlight (Island Sanctuary novel 2)

I’m beyond proud and excited to present my newest book to you!

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BRIDGES OF STARLIGHT  is the second book in my Island Sanctuary novel series–it can easily be read as a stand alone, but early readers tell me it’s an added bonus to have read my first book, Shades of Blue. 

Here’s the Back of the Book Blurb for BRIDGES OF STARLIGHT if you’d like to check it out.

I love the Painted Parrot island community! The people, the community they’re building together make for an inviting story–and the island is such a beautiful place! I’d love for you to visit us there 🙂

 

Cover Reveal: Bridges of Starlight

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Hats off to my Brilliant and Intuitive Cover Designer, Emily Clanton,–she took my ramblings of how I envisioned this cover and made a work of art for my work of art 🙂

 

Book Tips: Great New Releases

There are always great books out there to read, but the last couple of weeks have brought me several new releases that I have really enjoyed and want to share with you. All are romances, as I tend to read a lot of those 🙂

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Nobody But You by Jill Shalvis Hello, Jacob Kincaid!  This latest in Jill’s Cedar Ridge series is one I’ve been anticipating and I’ve been so excited to share it since I read the ARC. We’ve seen Jacob mentioned briefly in the first two books as the missing Kincaid brother and my curiosity was aaalll a twitter! Jill did not disappoint, Jacob and Sophie’s story is a good one. You can read these books as stand alones, easily, but I enjoy them in order–the bits n pieces come together in a satisfying way.

 

 

I was lucky enough to read an ARC of Selena Laurence’s upcoming release, The Kingmaker–a super sexy page-turner full of pretty people, scandal, sex and, best of all, true love.thekingmaker  Derek and London learn that no matter how mighty the power, no matter how deep the lies, love will always, always find a way. Happily ever after does exist, even for The Kingmaker and The High Class Call Girl. While you have to wait until April 26th for The Kingmaker, you can get the novella about his younger brother right now. 

Marcus’ story is also a super sexy good read and a great way to whet your appetite for Derek’s story. Prince of the Press is FREE on Amazon right now–check it out 🙂 

 

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Brand New Today is Kait Nolan’s latest romance, Just For This Moment. While this one can be read stand alone, it is the fourth book in the Wishful Romance series. You can try Kait’s stories out for FREE by reading the first book, To Get Me to You. I just started To Get Me to You this morning–so far, so good!

 

 

 

As always, I enjoying talking about books–or just about anything!–over on Facebook, or here in the comments or even email!  C’mon by and chat sometime, I’d love to hear from you 🙂

**Oh, also–I’m always snapping pictures and sharing them on Instagram if you’re inclined to pop over and see 🙂 **

DanaB!

 

 

Friday Reads: A Scoop of Interesting Things

Hello There! I hope your week has been a good one. Have you been by my Instagram to see my pictures from the week? Lots of sunsets and sunrises, as those are a lifetime jam o’ mine *smile*

As always, I found tons of good stuff to read and want to share, so I thought I’d post a few links here for your perusal. Oh, before I do that– did you watch anything good on TV? I’m enjoying Lucifer, they’re really developing his character! I also just started Bloodlines on Netflix, it’s promising so far.

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Remember, I’m always game to talk, so please comment, email me or pop over to Facebook!

 

Without further ado, here are links to four articles I found interesting and thought you might enjoy, too:

****Nora Roberts has left her old publisher to carry on elsewhere–this is big news to La Nora fans, as she’s been with her publisher for many years and is avowedly reluctant to change. Her blog post says it all, in perfect NoraStyle, and onward she goes.

****Inside the Deserted Mansions of an American Heiress–people fascinate me and empty houses of all kinds, whether mansions or ruins, hold intriguing secrets and stories, I just know it.

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****The Vows Are EverythingFor Better, For Worse, I’m His and He’s Mine. Tisn’t a popular sentiment in this day and age, but it’s no less incredible and special in spite of it. Granted, it does take two making these promises, finding compromises, working things out.

“The point of a wedding isn’t for two people to publicly profess their love for one another. That much is obvious. The point is to promise that they will keep loving one another, come hell or high water.”  Word.

 

DanaB!

Collecting Prayers

This year, I let the idea of a Lenten Project–of something to bring me a little fresh spiritual focus–knock around in the back of my mind over the last few days, and while screenshotting (is too a word!) a prayer I saw this morning, it hit me: a Commonplace Book for these prayers I keep seeing and want to remember! One notebook and pen later, a Lenten Project was born.

Today’s Prayer:

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Glory to the Father, to the Son and to the Holy Spirit, as it was in the Beginning, is Now and shall be Forever. Amen.

Peace be with you 🙂
DanaB!