COTT: Annette O’Hare Shares Inspiration Behind Northern Light

  Authors get stories from so many different places and experiences. It’s always interesting to discover where the inspiration comes from. Today, we’ll hear from debut author, Annette O’Hare. Her historical romance, Northern Light has already garnered some terrific reviews!   From the first sentence to the book’s stunning conclusion, Annette O’Hare’s brilliant first novel Northern Light captured my heart. O’Hare’s storytelling is flawless and her grasp of Texas history…

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Book Review: Northern Light by Annette O’Hare

Civil War has robbed Margaret Logan of all she holds dear, including her beloved New Orleans home and her fiancé. When her family moves to the desolate Bolivar Peninsula to manage a lighthouse that is no longer there, all her hopes for a normal future are dashed. Her world is rocked once again when a wounded Yankee soldier washes ashore needing her help. Despite her contempt for the North, Margaret…

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A Real House that Inspired a Novella by Rose Allen McCauley

A Real House that Inspired a Novella by Rose Allen McCauley I am happy to report my 2nd collection for Barbour is now out! The Courageous Brides Collection contains nine novellas about courageous women and their heroines. Here’s what Amazon says about it: Ride into adventures alongside nine determined women of yesteryear whose acts of compassion and bravery attract male attention. Marcy helps displaced Indians. Emmy tends wounds at Fort…

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Saturday Confession: Outflanked

Don’t Forget! I’m still looking for thankful submissions from YOU! Send me anything from a paragraph to 750 words on why you are thankful. Attach a bio and optional picture and send to me at juliearduini@juliearduini.com. I’ll publish them throughout November as part of the annual thankful series. Thanks! From Wikipedia: If a flanking maneuver succeeds, the opposing force would be surrounded from two or more directions, which significantly reduces…

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How Would You Handle It? Hypocritical Mom of Video Game Playing Teen Edition

I’m a day off the schedule because I wanted to promote Jeannie Campbell’s new site yesterday. However most Thursdays until I run out of questions I plan to ask a question and look for your responses here and across social media on how you would handle it. Did you miss last week?  Here is the question.       Here is this week’s question. In a couple of months our…

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