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A Match Made in Heaven? by Sun Chara Blog Tour with Review & Giveaway (Win Lindt LINDOR Milk Chocolate Truffles and ebook, A Match Made in Heaven? (Open Internationally)

6 Sep

A Match Made In Heaven

A Match Made in Heaven?

by Sun Chara

Synopsis

Who ‘s meddling with happily ever after?

The Wedding: it’s a set up.
The Break-up: it’s a con.
The Reconciliation: it’s a trap.

When high society bride, Samantha Carroll, devises an ingenious plan to ditch her meddling matchmaking mamma’s groom of choice, the banker’s son, instead of the ordinary Irish guy Johnny Belen she’s pining for, all pandemonium breaks loose.

In the meantime, Johnny has devised his own plan to thwart monster-mamma-in-law’s matchmaking for the wedding of the season, but it is soon clear that Sam is not the type of girl who can be scooped up by just any man…



Christie’s Review

3.5 STARS

I knew from reading the synopsis that this book would be quite a ride, and I was right! The action begins from the very beginning.

I have to say I was confused in the beginning, but as the story progressed, everything started to fall into place. Samantha and Johnny are complete opposites. Samantha is a wealthy socialite who enjoyed all the things her life afforded her, but she realizes it has its downsides…your mother choosing a groom you have no feelings for. Johnny is from the working class. While Sam was enjoying being a socialite, Johnny was looking for a job while trying to finish a business degree. So, you may ask how these two even crossed paths…that would be where divine intervention by angels enter the story in the form of Mirabella…an angel. This couple definitely won’t make it easier for her.

The characters were quirky, but I have to say my favorite was Johnny. He has a wonderful heart, and he is patient. If I were him, I would have dropped Sam long ago. She wasn’t always my favorite character, but through Johnny I came to like her. Even the secondary characters were quite involved in driving the action. Speaking of action, there was plenty of it. At times, I wasn’t sure how it all connected, but the author did tie it all together in the end.  

This was a different kind of romance, but I liked it. It was filled with some swoonworthy moments, romance, laughter, and the meaning of family.  I was glad to see Mirabella’s job might not be done. She may very well have another fiesty couple she will have to bring together.



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Author Bio 

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Sun Chara, an Amazon top 100 bestseller, writes sexy, hip ‘n fun contemporary romance, and romantic comedies w/a divine twist for HarperImpulse. She makes her home in southern California, and has appeared on stage/film to rave reviews in How the Other Half Loves, General Hospital, and McGee and Me. She has a Masters Degree in Education and membership in SAG/AFTRA and Romance Writers of America. Sipping Frappuccinos topped with whipped cream/sprinkles, and dancing on the beach make everyday a celebration!

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Murder in the Cards (A Psychic Poker Pro Mystery Book 1) by Paige Sleuth Book Tour with Giveaway {(1) Digital Copy of Murder in Cherry Hills (Cozy Cat Caper Mystery Book 1)}

5 Jul

 

Murder in the Cards (Psychic Poker Pro Mystery)
by Paige Sleuth

About the Book


Murder in the Cards (Psychic Poker Pro Mystery)
Cozy Mystery
1st in Series
Self Published (July 1, 2018)
Print Length – 252 Pages

Tiffany Swanson is finally living the dream when she quits her stressful job to become a poker pro. Except her dream job doesn’t turn out to be so perfect when she picks up the troubling vision of a murdered man from one of her opponents. Even more disturbing, Tiffany didn’t know she was telepathic.

Before long she finds herself spending more time investigating a homicide than playing cards. But with an entire wedding party to suspect and only one weekend to pinpoint the guilty party, how will Tiffany ever figure out “whodunit” in time?

About the Author

Paige Sleuth is a pseudonym for mystery author Marla Bradeen. She plots murder during the day and fights for mattress space with her two rescue cats at night. When not attending to her cats’ demands, she writes. She loves to hear from readers and welcomes emails at paige.sleuth@yahoo.com.

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Christie’s Review

3.5 STARS

Murder in the Cards by Paige Sleuth was an enjoyable cozy mystery with paranormal elements! Tiffany Swanson, Tiffy to her family, has a pretty stressful job, and she has had enough. She has decided to quit and become a professional poker player. Needless to say, her parents aren’t pleased, but she is a grown woman capable of making her own decisions. But, before long, this change of occupation will be the least of her concerns. It turns out she might be psychic like her Aunt Tuna, and to top it off, she has a vision of a homicide. Before long, she finds herself mixed up in a dangerous mystery.

The characters were some of my favorite kind…quirky and funny. Tiffy’s mother is hilarious, and the relationship she shares with her parents is part of what made the book so enjoyable for me. Tiffy’s Aunt Tuna becomes a pretty important character because that is who she turns to when she has her first vision.

I’m looking forward to seeing further development in the characters as this is the first book in the series. I know it was hard for Tiffy to deal with becoming a professional poker player and then finding out you are psychic. That will take some adjusting. However, I thought the pairing of those two elements stands out in the mystery genre. I’m looking forward to reading more in the series to see just how Tiffy grows and adjusts to her new-found career and ability. I have a feeling she will be solving a lot more mysteries in her future. This looks like a promising new mystery series.

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New Release & New Review: Recklessly Devoted by Emily Bowie

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Cassy CampbellFor one night of fun I kissed a man whose name I never cared to know. I pushed down all of the rules I had in place for myself with this one act of selfishness. No one had to know, and I could lie to myself that it never happened. People don’t remember tourists, and neither should I. It’s not like he was marriage material anyway.

No one is more surprised than me when a year goes by and that tourist becomes my freakishly hot, annoying, cocky neighbor who looks at me like a predator stalking his prey.  

He is everything I was told to never go for, yet I can’t escape this feeling of being drawn to him.

Brody Bennett

After surviving a military accident, my entire future is in shambles, the only life I’ve ever known ripped from me. Attempting to run from my ego, I find myself in the small town of Three Rivers, where I can forget my problems and annoy my two younger brothers. Misery loves company, right?

It doesn’t take long for my sights to narrow in on an incredibly sexy blonde. The problem is she looks at me like she wants to squish me like a bug.

As shocking twists and deadly truths spiral out of control, I am forced to fight for the people who matter most in my life.

Rules are broken, hearts are trampled, and the lies that hold everything perfectly in place are torn down.

This is book three in the Bennett Brothers Series, it is told in dual POV, and has a HEA. Since characters do play recurring roles, reading book one (Recklessly Mine) and book two (Recklessly Forbidden) in the series, is recommended; however, it can be read as a standalone.

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~Danielle’s Review~

3.5 Stars

This is my first read by Emily Bowie but it is the third in this series. It can be read as a standalone, however I do feel that it would have been better to read the other books to feel more of a connection with the characters.

Cassy is a sassy, independent woman who is only looking for fun and when Brody takes a phone call instead of finishing “business” with her, she moves on. However, Brody becomes her new neighbor and since he didn’t fulfill her needs, she is still feeling a bit spiteful towards him. The pranks between these two neighbors were funny, even if sometimes immature. I loved the banter between them as well, keeping me entertained.

Underneath the surface, both Cassy and Brody have a strong connection to each other and once the pranks are over, they are able to build something that might be more lasting. But when Brody’s past comes back to haunt him, Cassy might just get caught in the crossfire.

This book was fast paced and a quick, easy read. I did sometimes feel that I was missing something and I think that may have come from not reading the prior books in this series. The main characters were likable and so were the secondary ones which did make the story enjoyable. I did like Emily’s style of writing and will definitely check out her future works.

 

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Emily Bowie is from a small town in Western Canada. She has been making characters come to life through her writing since she was old enough to put her thoughts on paper.  She loves her white wine cold, her heels red, and her books spicy.She married her high school sweetheart and they have two amazing children.

She is the author to the Castle Series:  Allure of the O’Neal Sisters (September 2015), Behind the Closed Door (February 2016), Allure Behind Rose (October 2016).

Bennett Brothers Series: Recklessly Mine (May 2017), Recklessly Forbidden (November 2017), Recklessly Devoted (2018)

When she is not writing she can be found reading a good book, making digital scrapbooks and being physically active—whether it is at the gym, going for a walk, or playing /keep up with her children.

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