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Looking Out the Window: K. Dawn Byrd Talks about Shattered Identity, Her New Book

In Shattered Identity Lexi Branson faces danger from the man she loves.

Lexi Branson thinks she's found the

guy of her dreams. So what if he's

older? Her new motto is, "Love

knows no boundaries or age limits."

Zack Bane loves her and treats her like

a princess and that's all that matters.

Lexi soons discovers that she doesn't know Zack as well as she thought. He has secrets, the kind that shatter the lives of those who love him. When faced with the truth, Lexi tries to hang onto him because she has a secret of her own.

When Lexi ends up in danger, she discovers she has no one to turn to except her ex-boyfriend, Jeremy. Can Jeremey, who is still in love with her, keep her safe from Zack? When faced with a choice will Lexi choose to stay with the guy who has become a stranger or will she choose Jeremy, the guy who loves her with all his heart?
Ten Facts about Shattered Identity.
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) The story is about Lexi, the "bad girl" from Mistaken Identity. Even thoug…

Looking Out the Window: Award-winning Author Anne Patrick Talks about Trespasses, Her New Book. She'll Give Away a Copy. She AlsoTells How to Make Cookies That Are Good for You.

Award-winning author Anne Patrick talks about her new book, Trespasses.
Imagine cookies that are good for you. Anne tells us how to make them!
She also shares her favorite Bible verse, which re-assures us of God's love.
To enter to win a copy of Trespasses leave a comment and your email address.

About Trespasses
When the skeletal remains of three young women are discovered on the vacation estate of a U.S. Senator, the local sheriff enlists the help of Special Agent Gabe Landry and a local forensic sketch artist to help him solve the murders.  As a profiler, Gabe knows his skills are useless until they discover the identity of the victims.  
That’s where the beautiful and talented Mackayla Kensington comes in. Mackayla is all too familiar with the heartache of not knowing the fate of a loved one. The brutal murder of her own daughter is the driving force behind her determination to bring closure to families missing loved ones. Using her artistry skills, Mackayla works franticall…

Looking Out the Window: Linda Weaver Clarke Holds Book Launch Party for Desert Intrigue. Giving Away a Copy Here

Linda will be giving away a copy of Desert Intrique. To enter to win leave a comment and your email address.

It's so nice to have you, Linda. First, tell us a little about yourself.
I travel throughout the United States, teaching a Family Legacy Writing Workshop, encouraging people to write their family history and autobiography. I am also the author of nine novels and two non-fiction e-books. The historical sweet romance series, “A Family Saga in Bear Lake, Idaho,” includes: Melinda and the Wild West - an awarding winning novel. I also have a mystery/adventure series called “The Adventures of John and Julia Evans.”


Tell us about your latest book.
Desert Intrigue is the 4th book in a mystery/ adventure series. In each book, I try to add mystery…adventure...romance...humor...and intrigue! When Julia’s brother announces that his dude ranch is haunted, she believes that someone is trying to sabotage his place and force him to sell. The mysterious happenings have to do with Superstition…

Looking Out the Window: Sweet Romance Author Larry Hammersley Shares a Free Short Story, Peanut Butter Fudge Recipe and His Favorite Bible Scripture

Larry Hammersley talks about his sweet romance books and short stories. Read about his favorite recipe and favorite Bible Scripture. Read "Ice Rink Romance" for free. See below.


About Beautiful Inside and Out – Larry’s latest short story
Bess Simpson, a sharp college student in engineering, wasn’t into checking out the men on campus but one in particular, Art Fuller, did catch her eye.  She perceives she’s overweight despite her best friend, Milla, telling her otherwise.  Can Bess catch Art’s eye and capture his heart when he is dating Angie, the petite drum major for the marching band?  Will being a top student in aeronautical engineering and a math whiz help her sway Art her way as she tutors him in math?  What happens when she meets Angie on two different occasions?
Excerpt from Beautiful Inside and Out
Very few questions were asked as she wrapped it up after an hour. Many passed by her, thanking her and addressing her as Miss Simpson. They didn’t give her time to tell them…

Looking Out the Window: Meet Dora Hiers and Characters from Her Book, Journey's Edge. Read About Her Humorous Lunch

Dora Heirs gives us a humorous look at plotting over lunch with her husband. She introduces two characters from Journey’s Edge and tells us about the book. She’ll
give away a copy of Journey’s Edge. To enter to win leave a comment and an email address.

Plotting Over Lunch with my Hubby
Since I started writing inspirational romance, my husband seems almost scared to go to lunch with me. I can’t help but wonder why.
The other day, I met him at Buffalo Wild Wings. He breezes in, slings the fire radio off his belt, does that one-handed flip with the thing, and leans down to plant a kiss on my cheek before sliding onto the opposite bench seat. “Hey.”
“Hi, honey.” I flash my best “happy to see you” smile.
“Ready to order?”
Well, I am, but he just sat down. Doesn’t he need a couple minutes to look over the menu? I shrug. “Sure.”
The waiter brings our drinks, takes our order, and leaves. I’m the type that usually orders the same thing. At Buffalo Wild Wings, it’s always the buffalito. Th…