Friday, November 18, 2016

Tour: Christmas with the Sheriff by Victoria James & Snowbound with Mr. Wrong by Barbara White Daille


Christmas with the Sheriff

by Victoria James A Shadow Creek, Montana Novel Publication Date: November 7, 2016 Genres: Adult, Entangled: Bliss, Holiday, Romance


Synopsis: After fleeing her beloved small town five years ago, Julia Bailey is back to spend Christmas with her family. Returning is hard, but keeping the devastating secret about her late husband is even harder. Her place isn’t in Big Sky Country any longer…but the more time she spends with the irresistible Sheriff who saved her once before, and his adorable little daughter, the more Julia starts wishing she could let go of the past and start a new life.
Single dad and county Sheriff Chase Donovan had been secretly in love with his best friend’s wife for years. But after her traumatic loss he knew Julia needed to get away from Shadow Creek, even though helping her leave was the last thing he wanted to do. Now she’s home and he doesn’t intend to lose her a second time. Chase is going to prove to Julia just how good they can be together this Christmas…and forever.


Julia left town after a devestating event left her without her husband and child. Since she's been gone, she's found out things about her husband that change how she'd seen him and their life together.  After years of being away, she's finally coming back for the holidays to spend with her in-laws and her husband's best friend, who just happens to be the sheriff. 

Chase tries hard at being a good dad for his daughter. He's very particular about the people and things he lets in to his life and his daughter's because he doesn't want to see her hurt again. But something about Julia calls to him. He's liked her for a while, and their friendship has changed and grown over the years. But now that she's back in town, he realizes there could be something more there.  

Julia doesn't want to ruin anyones memory of her deceased husband, so she's kept in all that she's learned, but when things reach a new level with Chase, she has to know if he had any idea of what went on.  Chase is shocked at her revelation, having beleived that his best friend had a solid relationship and that he'd known him.  Julia cares a lot about what others think of her, so it is hard for her to give in to taking a chance on love with Chase, but eventually she comes to the realization that she loves both Chase and his daughter. 

Christmas with the Sheriff was a beautiful story that took us on an emotinal journey for two people.  Julia and Chase had their own struggles to work through to come together, but they had a few pushes from those they love to help them see the way.   I loved how this story came together, how the side characters added to the story, giving advice, or just showing love, helping Julia see that she didn't have to give up her future happiness. 


Victoria James 

  Victoria James is a New York Times and USA Today bestselling author of contemporary romance. Victoria always knew she wanted to be a writer and in grade five, she penned her first story, bound it (with staples and a cardboard cover) and did all the illustrations herself. Luckily, this book will never see the light of day again. In high school she fell in love with historical romance and then contemporary romance. After graduating University with an English Literature degree, Victoria pursued a degree in Interior Design and then opened her own business. After her first child, Victoria knew it was time to fulfill her dream of writing romantic fiction. Victoria is a hopeless romantic who is living her dream, penning happily-ever-after’s for her characters in between managing kids and the family business. Writing on a laptop in the middle of the country in a rambling old Victorian house would be ideal, but she’s quite content living in suburbia with her husband, their two young children, and very bad cat. Sign up for Victoria’s Newsletter to stay up to date on upcoming releases and exclusive giveaways, follow her blog for daily antics and insight into her daily life, and get to know her on twitter and Facebook. She loves hearing from readers!

Snowbound with Mr. Wrong

by Barbara White Dailee A Snowflake Valley Novel Publication Date: November 7, 2016 Genres: Adult, Entangled: Bliss, Holiday, Romance


Synopsis: Worst. Day. Ever. After Lyssa Barnett’s sister tricks her into reprising her role at Snowflake Valley’s annual children’s party, she doesn’t think anything can be worse than squeezing into her too-small elf costume. Then tall, dark, and way too handsome Nick Tavlock shows up to play Santa…and an unexpected storm leaves them snowbound in the isolated lodge. The last thing Nick wants is to spend a cozy Christmas Eve with a trio of kids and the woman who dumped him. But as much as Lyssa frustrates him, he can’t stop thinking about her. And soon, he’s fighting very un-Santa-like thoughts of kissing a certain sexy Miss Elf under the mistletoe. As Nick starts to fall for Lyssa all over again, he knows it will take nothing short of a miracle to have Lyssa in his arms on Christmas Day.


From the time she was a toddler, Barbara found herself fascinated by those things her mom called “books.” Once she learned the words between the covers held the magic of storytelling, she wanted to see her words in print so she could weave that magic spell for others. After much hard work at her craft, she achieved her longtime dream when she began selling romance and mystery fiction to national and regional publications. Not long after, she received “The Call” from Harlequin Books and sold her first two novels. Since then, her books have garnered many positive reviews, appeared on numerous bestseller lists, and won a number of awards. Originally from the East Coast, award-winning author Barbara White Daille now lives with her husband in the warm, sunny Southwest, where they don’t mind the lizards in their front yard but could do without the scorpions in the bathroom. Barbara hopes you will enjoy reading her stories and will find your own storytelling magic in them!




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