Here's the second “authors with heart” spotlight and giveaway for the upcoming 2018 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 2018 Mother's Day thermal bags that were donated to three Washington state Fisher Houses—VA Puget Sound Healthcare System in Seattle, Madigan Army Medical Center at JBLM, and VA Portland Health Care System in Vancouver.

Jennifer Peel's new release SECOND CHANCE IN PARADISE is now available and in this week's spotlight. The book is the first in a new series called A Clairborne Family Novel as well as part of a multi-author collection called Destined for Love: Resorts. Here's what a reviewer had to say about Jennifer's book:

“Second Chance in Paradise proves once again why I keep Jennifer at the top of my must-read list. She never disappoints. Swoon-worthy heroes, fabulous settings, and fast-moving storylines make her books land on my favorites list. Loaded with humor Second Chance in Paradise was a great escape. I adored the characters and loved the setting. This second chance love story is one you don't want to miss!” —Kathy from I am a Reader

Here's the blurb for SECOND CHANCE IN PARADISE:

A first love that deserves a second chance.

Doctoral student Holland Reeves may have aced every class she's ever taken, but when it comes to life outside her lab, she finds she has more meaningful relationships with test tubes and pipettes than she does with people. That all changes when a surprise wedding invitation arrives, forcing her to return to the small coastal town of Paradise and the Clairborne Resort, where she left her first dream of being Mrs. Clairborne to begin the dream of becoming Dr. Reeves. There she must face her past and, to her surprise, the only man she ever loved, Porter Clairborne, the prodigal son who has unexpectedly returned.

Together, Holland and Porter must decide if their love deserves a second chance, and if Paradise will finally live up to its name or forever remain a town of broken dreams.

Available for purchase in stores and online, click here!

If you enjoy sweeter romances, you won't want to miss out on Jennifer's latest. Plus it's a second chance at love, and I, well, love that trope. What do you think of the story?

Tell me in the comment section to be entered to win a $5 Amazon gift card (sent via email). If the winner would rather have a Starbucks e-card, that's okay, too! I'll pick the winner from the comment section using and announce the name next Monday morning (May 21st) here on this post and on my Facebook page, so be sure to check back! The winner must contact me by Monday, May 28th to claim their prize so please check back to see if you won. I do not contact winners.

*** The winner is Shannon Cappelle. Please see comments on how to claim your prize. ***

Rules: No purchase necessary. Open to entries from Tuesday, May 15 to Monday, May 21st at 6 am PDT. Must be 18 or older to enter. Winner is chosen using and must claim their prize by 5/28/18. 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 Jennifer for her sponsorship of a tote and donating books for the Seattle/JBLM/OR VA Fisher House moms on Mother's Day.

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