Here's another “authors with heart” spotlight and prize pack from this year's 2017 project! In these features, you get to hear about a book and have a chance to win a prize! Each featured author helped with the 2017 Mother's Day thermal bags that were donated to two Washington state Fisher Houses—VA Puget Sound Healthcare System in Seattle and Madigan Army Medical Center at JBLM.

The amazing Barbara Freethy has a new release called RYDER that's book 1 in the 7 Brides for 7 Soldiers series written by bestselling contemporary romance authors. Here's what a reviewer had to say about Barbara's book:

“Barbara Freethy has started this series off with a bang. The characters are well developed & likable. The interactions between Ryder, Bailey & their grandfathers add dimension to the family dynamics & added emotion to the feud. Her descriptions of the scenes & people allow the reader to create pictures in their mind as they are reading. The emotion evident in her writing has always allowed me to sink into the story & absorb all that is going on. I can't wait to see what the other writers come up with!” —Amazon Reviewer

Here's the blurb for RYDER:

When Navy pilot Ryder Westbrook is shot down, his only thought is making it home—to the place he left behind a long time ago. But dreaming about the small town of Eagle's Ridge and going back are two very different things, and upon arrival Ryder finds himself in the middle of another battlefield—an old family feud between the Westbrooks and the Tuckers. To complicate matters, he needs disputed land to start his second career at the local airfield. He decides to enlist the help of beautiful Bailey Tucker, but the chef soon has his senses spinning in another direction…

The last person Bailey is interested in helping is golden boy Ryder Westbrook. After a painful personal betrayal, irresistible attraction to another man, who is probably too good to be true, seems like a terrible idea. But she also needs something from the Westbrooks, a chance to start over and build the restaurant of her dreams.

Ryder and Bailey make a simple plan—work together to get what they both want, but what happens when they find out what they really want is each other?

Available at:
Amazon Kindle | Amazon Print | BN Nook | BN Print | Kobo | iBooks | Google Play

I love Barbara's books. I've been reading her since she wrote for Silhouette Romance years ago, so this is on my TBR list. I love the idea of a family feud and can't wait to read what happens between Bailey and Ryder. What do you think?

Comment to be entered to win a prize pack that includes all you see in the picture: tea towel, wall hanging, turkey craft, travel bath set, travel manicure kit, socks, hot cocoa package, candy, tissue, shower puffy, note pad and pin, coaster, and bookmarks! I'll pick the winner from the comment section using and announce the name next Tuesday (November 7th) here on this post and on my Facebook page, so be sure to check back! The winner must contact me by Monday, November 13h to claim their prize so please check back to see if you won. I do not contact winners.

*** The winner is Julie Waldron! Please see comment section on how to claim your prize! ***

Rules: No purchase necessary. Open to entries from Wednesday, November 1st, to Tuesday, November 7th at 6 am PDT. Must be 18 or older to enter. Winner is chosen using Odds of winning are determined by the number of entries. Not responsible for loss or damage during shipping. Unclaimed prizes will be given away at a later date, either here on the website or on my Facebook page. Void where prohibited.

A special thanks to Barbara for sponsoring a tote bag and donating books for the Seattle/JBLM Fisher House moms on Mother's Day. She's been a part of this effort for a few years now, and I really appreciate her support!



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