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Counting the Days
Okay, that might be a bit of an exaggeration, but I'm definitely counting the weeks until the last of the Mesquite Springs books is released. The official date for The Spark of Love's debut is March 1, 2022, but it's already available for preorder wherever print and ebooks are sold.
Don't you love the cover? I was thrilled when Revell's fabulous Art Department included a picture of the springs on it. After all, the series is called Mesquite Springs, and the springs play a small but important part in the story. Best of all, this picture is exactly what I'd envisioned.
Everyone will tell you that an author shouldn't have favorite books, so I probably shouldn't admit this, but The Spark of Love is my favorite of the trilogy, the story of an heiress who flees New York when an unwanted suitor threatens her, never dreaming that danger will follow her or that the charismatic man she meets on the stagecoach is a private investigator out to unmask a con man ... her father.
Other Book News
If you're looking for shorter reads, Brides of the Old West, the novella collection that includes all four of my stories set in old-time Cheyenne, is now available in both ebook and print exclusively at Amazon.
Each of these stories was fun to write, in part because I was able to showcase parts of Cheyenne's history in them. How much do you know about the building of the Union Pacific depot? And just how did the cattle barons' houses get electricity? If you're curious, you won't want to miss The Depot Bride and The Unmatched Bride, two of the stories in the collection.
And if you're in the mood for a Christmas story, The Christmas Star Bride might be the perfect read for you.
For more information about Brides of the Old West and a link to my blog post about the cover design process, CLICK HERE.
While you're waiting for The Spark of Love to be released, if you haven't already read Dreams Rekindled, this might be the right time. It's the second in the series and has proven to be a favorite with both readers and reviewers.
What's Dreams Rekindled about? Here's a one-sentence summary: Can a man and a woman, both prisoners of their past, find love and healing in a town where danger lurks? Did I intrigue you? I hope so.
For more information about Dreams Rekindled and the story behind the story, CLICK HERE. And, if you'd like to read a sample, here's an EXCERPT.
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