Tuesday, November 10, 2015

Harlequin Heartwarming Thanksgiving Tour Launch

On tour with Prism Book Tours.

We'll be highlighting 13 FREE short stories by beloved Harlequin Heartwarming authors that will be available from Harlequin during November. All Heartwarming titles are 30% OFF during November from Harlequin as well! Use code HEART1115.

Harlequin's 10 Years of Digital Publishing SALE

This week only! November 10th – 17th - 11 Harlequin Heartwarming Thanksgiving authors are included in Harlequin’s celebration of 10 years of digital publishing! Get these books during the next seven days for only $1.99 at Amazon.com, Barnes and Noble, Nook, Google and Kobo (US only).

Leigh Riker: IF I LOVED YOU


Falling for the Cowboy by Sophia Sasson

Elena Striotikos knows that returning to her boyfriend Dylan Hayes’s hometown to meet his family are the final step to getting what she wants: a marriage proposal. Except Dylan’s crazy town is the exact kind of closed community she grew up in and has spurned…and Dylan’s discovering he’s a cowboy at heart.

Read it HERE!

Excerpt from Falling for a Cowboy

He’d grabbed a cowboy hat off a rack, placed it on his head, and gave her a broad smile, looking a lot like the star of a country western film.
“Dylan?” He didn’t have a twin brother. Not that she knew of. Maybe aliens had abducted him, and sent him back as a long lost character from the Wild West.
He grinned. “You like the old me?”
“The old you?”
“Yeah, this is me, you know, when I’m not a lawyer.”
“So what are you when you’re not a cowboy?”
He laughed and stepped closer, wrapping his arms around her. She molded against him and he dropped his head, touching his forehead to hers. She savored the warmth of his breath and drew strength from it. She placed her hand on his chest and felt the strong thump of his heart beneath his shirt, the beat that matched her own.  She could get through anything with him by her side. 
“When I’m not a cowboy, I’m your dutiful slave.”
She lifted her head and he dropped a light kiss on her mouth. It was the briefest touch, but it sent a delicious tingle down to her toes. Two years of being with this man, and he could still make her feel like it was the first time they’d kissed. “I’m so glad you’re here, sweetheart,” he murmured. “I know Momma will love you.”
That was the plan.
"I don't think she will." Her stomach churned. His mother hated her, she could tell. She had a lifetime of experience with people who instantly disliked he. They didn't usually get over it.

| Romance that sizzles | Stories that thrill | Characters you can't leave behind |

Sophia puts her childhood habit of daydreaming to good use by writing stories she hopes will give you hope, make you laugh, cry, and possibly snort tea from your nose. She was born in Bombay, India, has lived in the Canary Islands, Spain, Toronto, Canada, and currently resides in Washington DC. She loves to read, travel, bake, scuba dive, watch foreign movies, and hear from readers. Contact her at http://SophiaSasson.com or Sophia@SophiaSasson.com.

Other Heartwarming Titles by this Author

First Comes Marriage (Welcome to Bellhaven)First Comes Marriage
(Welcome to Bellhaven #1)
Adult Contemporary Romance
February 1st 2016 by Harlequin Heartwarming

But she's already found Mr. Right…

She would rather call her impending nuptials planned than arranged, but she's certain her fiancé is her perfect match. Still, Dr. Meera Malhotra jumps at the opportunity to spend the month before her wedding doing a medical rotation in small-town USA. Getting a taste of independence and improving public health are both part of her plan. Falling for a cowboy? Not so much. Jake Taylor is totally wrong for her, anyway: he raises cattle; she's a vegetarian. He's content with life on the ranch; she's from bustling London and wants to travel. She couldn't possibly throw away everything she's built over something as illogical as love.


Don't miss any of these FREE novellas or the extra tour content! Stop by each of the tour stops each day:

11/2: Snow Day Baby by Amy Vastine
Singing Librarian Books, The Power of Words, & Katie's Clean Book Collection

11/4: Wedding at Turkey Run by Liz Flaherty
My Love for Reading Keeps Growing, Babs Book Bistro, & Heidi Reads...

11/6: Her Thanksgiving Soldier by Leigh Riker
Letters from Annie (Douglass) Lima, Mel's Shelves, & Brooke Blogs

11/9: Mr. Right All Along by Jen Snow
Katie's Clean Book CollectionMin Reads and Reviews, & Love thy Shelf

11/11: Falling for the Cowboy by Sophia Sasson
Kindle and Me, The Power of Words, & Colorimetry

11/13: The Marriage Gift by Tara Taylor Quinn
deal sharing aunt, Babs Book Bistro, & Brooke Blogs

11/16: Heart of a Hero by Pamela Tracy
Writing Pearls, Wishful Endings, & Waiting For Wentworth

11/18: Thankful for You by Karen Rock
Christian Chick's Thoughts, Getting Your Read On, & Love, Laughter, Friendship

11/20: Autumn at Jasper Lake by Carol Ross
Reading Is My SuperPower, I Am A Reader, & Colorimetry

11/23: The Firefighter’s Promise by Kate James
Canadian Book Addict, Mel's Shelves, & Beck Valley Books

11/24: Wedding of His Dreams by Cari Lynn Webb
Bookworm Lisa, Kindle and Me, & Zerina Blossom's Books

11/25: The Sweetheart Tree by Rula Sinara
The Written Adventure, Reading Is My SuperPower, & Writing Pearl

11/26: Married by Thanksgiving by Melinda Curtis
Heidi Reads..., Love, Laughter, Friendship, & Singing Librarian Books 

11/29: Grand Finale
11/30: Facebook Party


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13 Harlequin Heartwarming Books
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Tour Giveaway

Grand Prize: Harlequin Heartwarming Year Subscription (Provided by Harlequin and to US/CAN only)
$40 VISA card (US only)
13-Book Heartwarming Prize Pack: The Best Laid Plans, Back to McGuffy's, If I Loved You, Love, Lies & Mistletoe, First Comes Marriage, Once Upon A Marriage, Small Town Secrets, Winter Wedding Bells, If Not For A Bee, When The Right One Comes Along, Wedding of His Dreams, After The Silence, and A Memory Away (print copies if US, ebooks if international)
9-Book Prize Pack: The Best Laid Plans, If I Loved You, Love, Lies & Mistletoe, First Comes Marriage, Once Upon A Marriage, When The Right One Comes Along, Winter Wedding Bells, If Not For A Bee, and After The Silence (print copies if US, ebooks if international)
Ends December 4th

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  1. I'm so excited to share this short story with you. If you have any questions, ask away? I'll be here all day Wed, Nov 11.

    1. Hi, Sophia! So glad to see you here. I had to post early as I'll be out all morning, but I'll do some sharing when I get back. These short stories are a great way to sample authors whose work I may not have read yet and I look forward to yours, Sophia.

  2. Great story, Sophia :) Welcome to the Heartwarming family!