Tuesday, June 30, 2015

Hot Stuff for the Beach!

Hot Stuff for the Beach!
As the temperature warms and we shed those layers from that brutal long cold winter—toss on those flops and head to the beach. What’s in your beach bag? A great read for the beach?

Escape into a great book that is engaging and a quick enough read that you can finish before your sunscreen wears off. Whether you enjoy a mystery/suspense, romance or even a sweet holiday story, I have a few beach reads to entertain you on the beach. All you have to remember is your sunscreen.
Releasing June 30thSunset Kisses (Book #1 of the Sunset Beach Romance Series). A sweet summer romance: one sunset, one kiss and one crazy idea between friends. Follow the series as books 2, 3 & 4 releases this summer.

If you enjoy serial mysteries, check out the gripping romantic suspense Closure – a fast-paced action and adventure with a strong lead female FBI agent that will stop at nothing to capture a serial killer and learns to open her heart to the possibility of love along the way. This is a quick read but one with a sequel, Forbidden; and the final soon to release.


If you yearn for a hot romance with a dash of suspense, try UNFORGETTABLE KISS One kiss leaves Meghan questioning her decision to never love again. The passion and desire craved after one unforgettable kiss could be stopped when her ex is released on early parole.

Or a hot romance with more than a dash of suspense—Surrender to a sexy undercover narcotics agent and a rich suburban widow on the run from the drug cartel.

For modern day romance lovers there’s Spellbound Cinderella 

A modern twist to the old tale of Cinderella—four friends wish on a magical pendant to wake in their ‘Cinderella’ bodies. What would you do with your perfect body and only twenty-four hours? Tess Andrews finds her prince and the perfect dress but will he like the ‘real’ her when the clock strikes twelve? A quick read on the beach but there are three more books in this series each told by a different author. Four friends and four bestselling authors bring you the Cinderella Body Club Series

And if you are craving something sweet—Blind Tasting   
offers a sweet romance that can be read alone or along with three others in the series. Four friends decide to spice up their book club and create The Love List in a small town in wine country.

Even though its summer and you are on the beach—a sweet holiday romance Christmas Wreath may cool you off faster than the ocean breeze! Follow along the journey of friends who pull their resources together to keep the local tree farm in their small town from being sold to outsiders.

Follow the series—Forever Christmas Each book can be read alone but it is such a great series of sweet holiday stories that you will want to read all of them!
 One reviewer remarked they’d make a great Hallmark movie series. Stay tuned to Books to Go Now – Forever Christmas – Season 2 will be out this Christmas! 

Enjoy the summer and a few great books on the beach!
Angela Ford

Wednesday, June 17, 2015


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June 17th-24th we're sharing our favorite kickass heroines! Come meet these awesome ladies and find out why they're the best of the best. Be sure to stop by each blog. There's a giveaway at every stop!
My favorite heroine is Lucy Farris in Taken by Love by Sharon Kleve

Book one of the exciting Taken Series will slip you into the world of drug cartels, DEA operations, and the never-waiving love between Arden and Lucy.

Arden Jones is a DEA agent and has seen and done it all. His transfer to a desk job is finally in reach. But, when his good friend is brutally murdered he must go after the cartel one more time while protecting the ones he loves.

Lucy Farris arranges flowers for a living, lives in a quaint house in the outskirts of Seattle, and has two adorable Siamese cats. The last thing she expects is to be kidnapped and used as bait to by the cartel to hunt the man she loves.


Thirty-six hours later. Back in the U.S.

I halted my one-sided conversation with the foul cockroach wedged between the wall and the table and watched through half-closed eyes as Sergeant Tom Barnaby stepped into O'Neill's Bar and Grill. I reacted the same way when I stepped into the dimly lit bar. We both kept our backs against the door until our eyes adjusted. Barnaby walked toward me, loose-limbed, like he didn't have a care in the world.

I knew better. Years in law enforcement changed me, set me apart from everyone else. The average citizen couldn't imagine the atrocities we witnessed. We worked for different agencies, hunting down and arresting scum of the earth who lurked in the streets, businesses, and behind the doors of suburban homes.

When Barnaby reached the cracked, orange vinyl booth he shook his head at the mess left on the table from the previous patron.

“Jones,” Barnaby said, as he looked around the bar. “You couldn't have picked a classier place than this to meet?”

I didn't comment, just acknowledged him with a nod, and motioned for him to sit. Without a word, Barnaby sat down, grabbed a grease-stained napkin, brushed the large, winged bug off the table and stomped on it.

For the last hour, the roach’s large antennas moved from side-to-side and back-and-forth when I spoke nonsense to him. I hadn't gotten that much single-minded attention in days. Now, my short-lived friend was bug-guts on the bar floor.


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