Love in Light and
tendency to break her heart. When she meets her new neighbor, Chet Bauer, she
immediately puts him in the Do Not Date category based on his
well-defined muscles and stunning blue eyes. But the more Mercedes learns
about the cowboy who reads classics and forges iron, the more she realizes the
heart doesn’t see in black and white; it sees light and shadows.
Jane Austen-type characters than hang out with her nerdy Chemical Engineering
male lab partners—until a team of fire-fighters sets up camp on the lawns of
the Starry Skies Bed & Breakfast and the devastatingly handsome, Captain
Wade, catches her eye. Becca soon learns that there’s more to a
happily-ever-after than flirty firemen with muscles the size of the Montana
trapped in an unwanted marriage, Caytie Holbrook hides out at her uncle’s ranch
in Snow Valley, Montana. She intends to stay long enough to inherit a trust
fund her grandmother left and then move to Italy…that is until she meets Jace
McAllister, an incredibly sexy—although somewhat grumpy—cowboy who threatens to
disrupt her plans
endured a lifetime of teasing, embarrassment, and isolation due to her speech
impediment. When irresistible cowboy, Luke Wilson, seems to be falling for her,
she’s certain he’s too good to be true. His ex-girlfriend reappears and
confirms her fears, but Luke isn’t ready to give Annie up.
Jeanette Lewis is a pen name used by author, Janet K. Halling. Dreaming up stories has always been one of Janet’s favorite things. Other favorites include her family, good friends, crisp autumn days, decadent desserts, and having adventures. Visit elidryn.com for more info on Janet’s latest projects or check out her author page at https://www.facebook.com/JanetKHalling.
chocolate and long conversations with new friends. Writing has always been a passion
that has consumed her dreams and forced her to sit in a trance for long hours,
completely obsessed with people that don’t really exist. Taylor would have been
a country star if she could have carried a tune—maybe in the next life. Find
in Light and Shadow:
been a reader and a writer. Once caught up in a story, she disappears into a
cave until the first draft is done. She writes fantasy, clean romance,
Christian romance, historical fiction, and cookbooks (under the name Christina
Dymock.) Her Christmas romance, Blue Christmas,
was a top seller in seven Amazon categories on its own and in thirteen as part
of the Christmas in Snow Valley Anthology.
you can find her volunteering at the elementary school or church; shuttling
kids to baseball, soccer, basketball, or football, depending on the time of
year; skiing with her family; wakeboarding; cycling; baking; cooking; or curled
up with a good book.
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Griffiths Little once spent all her souvenir money at the La Patisserie
shops when she was in Paris—on the arm of her adorable husband. The author grew
up in San Francisco, but currently lives in a small town along the Rio Grande
with her big, messy family.
in the haunted tower room at Borthwick Castle in Scotland, sailed the Seine in
Paris, swam in the ocean at Cannes, ridden a camel among the glorious cliffs of
Petra, shopped the maze of the Grand Bazaar in Istanbul, and spent the night in
an old Communist hotel in Bulgaria. Find her at www.KimberleyMontpetit.com or her Facebook page: www.facebook.com/KimberleyMontpetit. Kimberley Montpetit Author Page on Amazon
Roland Anderson is the bestselling author of clean, contemporary romance filled
with humor, romantic tension and some pretty great kissing scenes. Cindy has a
degree in nursing, and worked in the NICU until she recently retired to write
full time. She loves to bake,
not cook (there is a difference!) and enjoys spending time with her family.
They live in Northern Utah and are parents to five incredible children. Over
the past few years their family has expanded by adding a son-in-law, a
daughter-in-law and four adorable grandchildren. Cindy
loves to read, almost as much as she loves writing. And she loves
chocolate—probably a little too much.
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WWF champions. Sometimes between being a human horse, cleaning up magic
potions, and driving boys to lacrosse practice, she gets the chance to write
fiction. Cami and her family live in the beautiful Cache Valley of
Northern Utah. During the two months of the year it isn’t snowing, she enjoys
swimming, hiking, biking, running, and water-skiing. Website: http://www.camichecketts.com/
stop and set her down, but he didn’t. He kept going, walking easily down the
trail with her on his back.
want him to put her down, but it
seemed polite to suggest it.
and he threw her a grin over his shoulder.
felt him squeeze her knees in return.
from First Love
gentlemanly that you asked me first.”
assume anything from you.”
touching. He couldn’t stop looking at her lips. “I guess last night’s episode
told me that I still got it.”
filled him. He leaned forward, taking one side of her hair and pushing it back
behind her ear. “Yeah.” He stared in her eyes. “But I’ll ask anyway. Can I kiss
Love in Light and Shadow Excerpt
grapes explode when you put them in the microwave.”
lifted her hand. “That one would be worth testing.”
had to clean the microwave.”
Mercedes asked, “Where were you when I had to go to all those stuffy dinner
parties with my parents?”
motioned for her to sit and scooted another chair closer.
found herself relaxing a smidge because of Chet’s
easy way. He moved with the grace of a man who used his body, knew what it was
capable of, and was comfortable in his skin. She also liked that he wasn’t
ashamed to be seen in work clothes. Most of the guys she’d
dated would have run into the house and not come out until they were all decked
out. She could handle talking to him.
were going to be neighbors, after all.
cupped her hands and stared through the window. Men wearing big heavy yellow
coats and boots were unloading from the trucks. Taking off their very
distinctive hats. Firemen hats. Faces blackened by soot.
Becca could protest, her aunt yanked open the door and marched out into the
chilly night in her slippers and billowing purple robe.
drats!” Becca exclaimed. She should have pulled on some jeans. Combed her hair.
There were men—young men—swarming all over their yard.
Chiseled men. Despite the dirt and soot on their faces, their awkward
fire-fighting uniforms, they were all rugged and handsome and too cute for
pulled her robe tighter just as Aunt Rayna waggled her eyebrows. “Aunt Rayna!
No shameless flirting in the middle of the night!”
Dash, just go with it. Have some fun.”
flirting skills are lacking even when I’m well rested and well fed.”
not sure if she liked him better in a cowboy hat or a baseball hat. “Remember,
don’t shoot the messenger.”
be as ticked as Kellen?” He took off his ball cap and ran a hand through his
feel about auctions.”
colored eyes looked confused. “As long as no one is trying to sell my favorite
horse, I like them fine.”
passing by him on her way toward the kitchen. “Your horse isn’t going to be
auctioned off. You are.”
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what you’re thinking?”
Luke loved the way she did that.
What you’re thinking?”
shoulders and studied him for a few seconds before pulling out a notepad. She
wrote for a few seconds then handed it to him.
cowboy is a nice guy who’s uncomfortable with my silence.
there. I don’t really talk too much, usually just swear at the cattle. So I’m
not a nice guy at all.”
wrote, and handed it to him again.
guy. I knew that when you bought the thoughtful gift for your sister. Why do
you want to take me to dinner? Feeling bad for the new girl in town?
Feeling intrigued by the new girl in town and wanting to get to know her
better.” He handed the pad back to her.
to get to know me better, it would take hours for me to get anything out with
I’ve got the time and the desire to get to know you better. I really do love
the sound of your voice, but if you’re more comfortable we could communicate
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