Wednesday, July 5, 2017

Primrose Lane Blog Tour ~ Review, Excerpt, & Rafflecopter


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Author: Debbie Mason
Series: Harmony Harbor, #3
On Sale: June 27, 2017
Publisher: Forever
Mass Market: $7.99 USD
eBook: $5.99 USD

Olivia Davenport has finally gotten her life back together. She's left her painful past behind, started over in a new town, and become Harmony Harbor's most sought-after event planner. But her past catches up to her when Olivia learns that she's now guardian of her ex's young daughter. With her world spinning, Olivia must reconcile her old life with her new one. And she doesn't have time for her new next door neighbor, no matter how handsome he is.

Olivia may act like she's got everything under control, but Dr. Finn Gallagher knows a person in over her head when he sees one. He'd really like to be the shoulder she leans on, but Olivia makes it clear she doesn't want his help. Since he's returned to town, his waiting room has been full of single women feigning illness. Yet the one woman he's interested in is avoiding him. But with a little help from some matchmaking widows and a precocious little girl, Finn might just win Olivia over.

BONUS: The eBook edition includes a complete novel from BookShots Flames, THE MCCULLAGH INN IN MAINE by Jen McLaughlin!

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Dana leaned down to scoop her phone off the ground. No sooner had she picked it up than it rang. She recognized the number. Her finger trembled when she rejected the call. She should answer and get it over with. It might be something as simple as sending her copies of her divorce papers. But she didn’t believe that was all her lawyer wanted. Because every time she saw his number, the small hairs on the back of her neck stood on end, and she was overcome by a heavy sense of foreboding. Strong fingers closed around her wrist. “Dana, relax. Take slow, even breaths or you’ll hyperventilate. That’s a girl,” Finn said when she did as he suggested, his other hand going to the nape of her neck. He gently massaged the tight muscles there, murmuring his encouragement as she got herself under control. There was no judgment in his voice. Just kindness and concern. She’d heard Finn was well loved and respected by the people he served with Doctors Without Borders. She now had a better understanding why. Leaning against him, she was enveloped by the strength and warmth of his body and the seductive scent of his cologne. “Thank you.” She self-consciously pulled away. “We should probably get going. I have to be back at the manor by two to get organized for the children’s craft session. They’re going to paint flowerpots for their mothers. I was going to use pink tulips but your dog trampled them, so maybe I’ll go with hyacinths. I think there’ll be enough. They’re pretty, and they mean constant love and fertility. That should work, don’t you think?” “I have no idea what you're talking about. And not to be rude, but I really don’t care. What I do care about is who’s trying to contact you. It’s obvious that they frighten you, Dana. Why don’t you let me help?” “No, it’s not what you think. I’m fine, honestly.” “Sure you are, because perfectly fine people have panic attacks when they get a call in the middle of the afternoon, take too many sleeping pills, and wear a disguise. Come on, what do you take me for? At least do me the courtesy of being honest.” All she could do was blink up at him, the warm feelings of moments ago shriveling up in response to his Arctic-cold words. She’d been right the day she met him. He probably did have a God complex. He might be ten years younger than her ex-husband, but he was just as sanctimonious and judgmental. .

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My Review 

 Primrose Lane is a fun, touching, and funny addition to the Harmony Harbor series. I was glad to get to see my old friends from Mistletoe Cottage, including my favorite ghost, plus get to know some of the others better. 

Dana ( aka Olivia ) has secrets. We got hints about her not being who she said she was and hiding from something in the first book, but I was really happy to get to hear her story in Primrose Lane. I've always loved stories where the main love interests don't always see eye to eye and at times don't really like each other at all. That is definitely the case with Finn and Olivia, which of course makes for some fun banter, that I adore. 

Debbie Mason has a way to add some real depth to her romance novels. She expertly weaves the characters serious problems they are facing in their life with their new romance and it just works out so perfectly. You really get a feel for these characters and what they are going through, but also get to be happy for them and the love they are so deserving of finally finding. 

 I thought some of the predicaments Olivia found herself in were pretty hilarious ( the crab and swans lol ). I love the humor, romance, and devotion in Primrose Lane, and highly recommend it. 

5 out of 5 stars!


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Debbie Mason is the USA Today bestselling author of the Christmas, Colorado series. Her books have been praised for their "likable characters, clever dialogue, and juicy plots" (RT Book Reviews).  When she isn't writing or reading, Debbie enjoys spending time with her very own real-life hero, their four wonderful children, two adorable grandbabies, and a yappy Yorkie named Bella.


Giveaway! Fifteen (15) print copies of PRIMROSE LANE

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Forever's 2017 Release Schedule
**All Information Subject To Change At Publisher's Discretion**
TitleAuthorPub DateFormatImprintBISACNotes
PRIMROSE LANEDebbie Mason27-JunMass MarketForeverContemporary
COMEBACK COWBOYSara Richardson27-JunMass MarketForeverWestern
THE HIGHLAND COMMANDERAmy Jarecki27-JunMass MarketForeverHistorical
ON THE PLUS SIDEAlison Bliss27-JunMass MarketForeverContemporary
RECKONINGShana Figueroa11-JuleBookForever YoursSuspense
MAYBE THIS SUMMERJennifer Snow11-JuleBookForever YoursContemporary
A SEAL'S COURAGEJM Stewart11-JuleBookForever YoursContemporary
THE PERFECT RECIPE FOR LOVE & FRIENDSHIPShirley Jump11-JulTrade PaperbackForeverWomen's Fiction
WRECKEDJB Salsbury18-JulTrade PaperbackForeverContemporary
TOO SCOT TO HANDLEGrace Burrowes25-JulMass MarketForeverHistorical
CAN'T STOP LOVIN' YOULynnette Austin25-JulMass MarketForeverWestern
SUMMER ON FIREFLY LAKEJen Gilroy25-JulMass MarketForeverContemporary
WOLF'S MATECelia Kyle1-Auge-FirstForeverParanormal
AN EARL BY ANY OTHER NAMELauren Smith1-AugeBookForever YoursHistorical
WICKED S.O.B.Zara Cox8-AugeBookForever YoursContemporary
THE FORBIDDENJodi Ellen Malpas8-AugTrade PaperbackForeverContemporary
BLACK SHEEPZara Cox8-AugTrade Paperback ReprintForeverContemporary
GRAND SLAMHeidi McLaughlin15-AugTrade Paperback ReprintForeverSports
HERE COMES THE BRIDEHope Ramsay29-AugMass MarketForeverContemporary
HARD JUSTICEApril Hunt29-AugMass MarketForeverSuspense
WHEN THE SCOUNDREL SINSAnna Harrington29-AugMass MarketForeverHistorical

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