Here's the next “authors with heart” spotlight and prize pack. This one is from our 2016 project. I'm still catching up with a few authors. In these features, you get to hear about a book and have a chance to win a prize! Each featured author helped with the 2016 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.

This spotlight feature's Donna Alward‘s SOMEONE TO LOVE which is part of her Darling, VT series.

“The latest offering the Darling Vermont series is an emotionally poignant, can’t-put-it-down, opposites-attract tearjerker. A true treasure from page one to the beautiful, touching ending. Alward’s witty dialogue drives this powerful tale, but it’s her little boy costars and her paradoxical, damaged hero and heroine that make hearts sing and rule every page of this sweet and steamy love story.” —RT Book Club

Here's the blurb for SOMEONE TO LOVE:

Some wishes do come true

Ethan Gallagher is a firefighter in Darling, Vermont, who followed tradition and pledged his love on the Kissing Bridge to ensure lifelong happiness. A few years later, he’s a widower with two rambunctious boys who no longer believes in magic. But even he has to admit that free-spirited Willow Dunaway fills him with wonder…and an attraction he cannot deny.

Willow’s come back to Darling a different girl than the one who left after high school. Overcoming her past and owning her own business has made her into a strong, independent woman. Single dad Ethan appeals to her in a way she didn’t expect, even though settling down is the last thing on her mind. But after fire destroys the local food bank, the town rallies, and a fling between Ethan and Willow leads to unintended consequences. Can they find a way out of their heartbreak to make a home in each other’s hearts?

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

Oh, this sounds like a wonderful story. I love firefighter heroes so much! I can't what to read what happens. What do you think?

Comment to be entered to win a prize pack that includes all you see in the picture' scarf, candy, bath set, fashion emergency kit, color note pad, Thirty-One nail file, pen, tissue, shower scrubby, key chain, temporary tattoo, and bookmarks. ! I'll pick the winner from the comment section using and announce the name next Wednesday (September 6th) here on this post and on my Facebook page, so be sure to check back! The winner must contact me by Wednesday, September 13th to claim their prize.

*** The winner is Charish Otte! See comment section on how to claim your prize! ***

Rules: No purchase necessary. Open to entries from Thursday, August 31st, to Wednesday, September 6th 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 Donna for donating books and swag 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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