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The Dress Shop on King Street by Ashley Clark

The Dress Shop on King Street (Heirloom Secrets, #1)

A time slip novel that grips your heart! The Dress Shop on King Street is a story of love, adversity and family. It weaves through the past and present, hopes dashed and dreams restored, love lost and found. Secrets and surprises are hidden among the pages and revealed at just the right moment. Although an Read more

Active Defense By Lynette Eason

Active Defense (Danger Never Sleeps, #3)

Books written by Lynette Eason are a guaranteed reading marathon! As with the previous two books, once you start you can’t put it down. Active Defense is the third book in the Danger Never Sleeps series. The suspense and action will keep you on your toes from the opening scenes to the ending chapter. From Read more

How to Listen So Your Kids Will Talk

How to Listen So Your Kids Will Talk

Talk less, Listen more – this applies to every relationship but so much more with your children! As parents we tend to do a lot of talking, correcting and educating but Becky Harling knows that listening is key to deepen our connection with our kids. She has filled the pages with practical ways to engage Read more

The Escape by Lisa Harris | Christian Fiction | Mystery & Suspense | Book Review by Coast + Anchor | Sara Hinrichs

The Escape (US Marshals, #1)

Get ready to be on the edge of your seat! The Escape written by Lisa Harris is the first book in the US Marshalls series. The main characters, Madison and Jonas, have been re-introduced while being paired up for a new assignment. For Madison, it has been five years since her husband was murdered. His Read more

The Key To Love by Betsy St. Amant | Reviewed by Sara Hinrichs at Coast + Anchor

The Key to Love

Sweet all around – from the macarons to the love lock wall! Betsy St. Amant’s book, The Key to Love, is one that could be the premise of a Hallmark movie. When a small town bakery is struggling to thrive, the only hope they have is resting on a journalist who is the least likely Read more

Point of Danger by Irene Hannon | Book Review by Sara Hinrichs Coast + Anchor

Point of Danger

When a new Irene Hannon book arrives at my doorstep, I know I will be up late reading! Point of Danger is the first book in the new series Triple Threat. First, let me point out that the cover art is just as suspenseful as the storyline itself. I know they say “Don’t judge a Read more

Until I Met You by Tari Faris

Until I Met You

After reading the first book in the series by Tari Faris, I had high expectations for the next book – Until I Met You did NOT disappoint. This book checked off all of the boxes for me – small town setting, a librarian as the main character, and a storyline that warms your heart. The Read more

The Christmas Swap by Melody Carlson

The Christmas Swap

The Christmas Swap is a short novella written by Melody Carlson. While I have enjoyed many of the author’s other works, this one seemed rushed. Two families swap houses for Christmas – one in Arizona, the other in Colorado. The storyline starts like it’s the setting of a Hallmark movie. I enjoyed the skiing scenes Read more

Love and A Little White Lie by Tammy L. Gray

Love and a Little White Lie

Sweet read that is full of grace! Love and a Little White Lie by Tammy L. Gray is a contemporary romance novel that is beautifully written about a woman’s journey from hurting to healing. The characters are imperfect, which makes them believable and relatable. The main character, January, is a non-believer and finds herself working Read more

Don't Keep Silent by Elizabeth Goddard

Don’t Keep Silent

Don’t Keep Silent is the third book in a series surrounding the McCabe brothers. Right from the start, you will be drawn in to the suspense and storyline. Main characters, Liam McCabe and Rae Burke are searching for Rae’s missing sister-in-law. The storyline moves quickly and keeps you on your toes. It does revolve around Read more

On A CoastalBreeze by Suzanne Woods Fisher

On a Coastal Breeze (Three Sisters Island, #2)

On a Coastal Breeze is book #2 in the Three Sisters Island series by Suzanne Woods Fisher. It is fun, light hearted but still has depth to the storyline. The sisters dynamics between each other and their father are always good for a laugh. You can feel the family struggle between love and frustration with Read more

The Crushing Depths by Dani Pettrey

The Crushing Depths

The Crushing Depths is the second book in the Coastal Guardians series by Dani Pettrey. As with the previous book, Dani Pettrey hits it out of the park with suspense and intensity. From the bond between the main characters, Rissi and Mason, to the CGIS team dynamics, you will be pulled into the drama and Read more

The Heart of a Hero (Global Search and Rescue, #2)

The Heart of a Hero is the second book in the Global Search and Rescue series by Susan May Warren. I’m a huge fan of books that come in series – especially from authors I enjoy. Although you don’t need to read the first one in order to follow this story line, I would recommend Read more

Standoff-Patricia-Bradley

Standoff (Natchez Trace Park Rangers #1)

Standoff is the first book in a new series called Natchez Trace Park Rangers by Patricia Bradley. Once you start reading, you won’t be able to put it down. The setting was a great mix of historic small town and eery wilderness. The pages are filled with mystery and suspense with a bit of romance. Read more

Before I Called You Mine by Nicole Deese | Book Review by Sara Hinrichs | Coast + Anchor

Before I Called You Mine

Before I go any further with this book review – let me make it short and sweet – YES, it’s a must read! Before I Called You Mine is a book not to be missed in my opinion and here is the reason why…. the conflict was so moving and you could feel it in Read more