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Deadly Encounter (FBI Task Force #1) by DiAnn Mills


Deadly Encounter (FBI Task Force #1) by DiAnn Mills

I picked up this book months ago to read it and only read a couple of chapters. I picked it back up last week and I’m so glad that I did! I really enjoyed the steady pace drama and ending up reading the book in 2 nights.

I really liked the main character Stacy and her courage and determination to take care of Whitt and the animals in her clinic. Disaster after disaster happens but it doesn’t deter Stacy from standing up for her rights and helping her neighbors.

I also liked the FBI agent Alex and his help with Stacy’s case and to determine where the drone came from, why there was a dead man by a motorcycle, and an injured dog by the Houston airport.

I’m glad I decided to give this book another chance and I can’t wait to read the next book in this FBI task force series.

I received a copy of this book complimentary for blog and social media review. All opinions are my own.

About the Book
Airport Ranger volunteer Stacy Broussard expected a peaceful Saturday morning ride around the perimeter of Houston’s airport. What she encounters instead is a brutal homicide and a baffling mystery. Next to the body is an injured dog, the dead man’s motorcycle, and a drone armed with a laser capable of taking down a 747.

Though FBI Special Agent Alex LeBlanc sees a clear-cut case of terrorism, his past has taught him to be suspicious of everyone, even witnesses. Even bleeding-heart veterinarians like Stacy. But when her gruesome discovery is only the first in a string of incidences that throw her life into a tailspin, Alex begins to wonder if Stacy was targeted. As a health emergency endangers Stacy’s community, and the task force pulls in leads from all directions, Alex and Stacy must work together to prevent another deadly encounter.

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Biography
DiAnn Mills is a bestselling author who believes her readers should expect an adventure. She combines unforgettable characters with unpredictable plots to create action-packed, suspense-filled novels.

Her titles have appeared on the CBA and ECPA bestseller lists; won two Christy Awards; and been finalists for the RITA, Daphne Du Maurier, Inspirational Readers’ Choice, and Carol award contests. Library Journal presented her with a Best Books 2014: Genre Fiction award in the Christian Fiction category for Firewall.

DiAnn is a founding board member of the American Christian Fiction Writers; a member of Advanced Writers and Speakers Association; International Thriller Writers, and the Faith, Hope, and Love chapter of Romance Writers of America. She is co-director of Blue Ridge Mountains Christian Writers Conference with social media specialist Edie Melson where she continues her passion of helping other writers be successful. She speaks to various groups and teaches writing workshops around the country.

DiAnn has been termed a coffee snob and roasts her own coffee beans. She’s an avid reader, loves to cook, and believes her grandchildren are the smartest kids in the universe. She and her husband live in sunny Houston, Texas.

DiAnn is very active online and would love to connect with readers on any of the social media platforms listed at www.diannmills.com.

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100+ Little Bible Words (Little Words Matter™) by B&H Kids Editorial Staff



100+ Little Bible Words (Little Words Matter™) by B&H Kids Editorial Staff

This is a very cute, sturdy padded board book with bright colors and medium print words. Very eye catching to children and easy to read.

Every other page is a new scripture story which includes a scripture reference and words relating to that bible story.
Included are:
“God’s Creation”
“Noah and the Ark”
“God Helps Joseph”
“Baby Moses in a basket”
“Down comes the wall of Jericho”
“David and the Giant”
“Queen Esther the Brave”
“Jonah and the Big Fish”
“Daniel and the Lions”
“Jesus is Born”
“Jesus calls his Disciples”
“Jesus Heals two blind men”
“Jesus Calms the storm”
“Jesus feeds five thousand”
“Jesus is our good shepherd”
“The last supper”
“Jesus dies on the cross”
“Jesus is alive!”

I got this for my 6 turning 7 year old so he can practice his sight words since he is a beginner reader. He loved it!

I received a copy of this book complimentary for blog and social media review. All opinions are my own.

About the Book
These 100+ little words tell a lot about the Bible! 
On each page, toddlers will enjoy finding lots of favorite words and learning new ones too. Even the youngest readers will be introduced to all they can discover in the Bible—picture by picture and word by word! 

Age Range: 4 and up
Grade Level: Preschool and up
Series: Little Words MatterTM
Board book: 38 pages

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“Kiss Me in the Rain” (#1 of Destined for Love: Mansions Collection) by Lindzee Armstrong

“Kiss Me in the Rain” (#1 of Destined for Love: Mansions Collection) by Lindzee Armstrong

I really enjoyed this story! I loved reading about Tyler and Layla’s summer and then their reuniting at Cypress Grove. Layla doesn’t want to lose her home so she decides to help out after their event coordinator suspiciously gets fired. Layla finds out that things aren’t always what they seem as she starts investigating employees and the mansion’s financial records. Tyler starts helping Layla out at the mansion but she wonders if he will ever get the courage to ask her out.

I can’t wait to read more in this series! Well written, steady pace, great characters, clean romance!

I received a copy of this ebook complimentary for blog and social media review. All opinions are my own.

About the Book:
Cypress Grove has always been a treasured constant in Layla’s perfect life. Now the mansion will be sold to the highest bidder if she doesn’t date an investor’s son. The problem? The man she really wants just rolled into town.

Tyler is done being responsible and never going after what he wants. Layla’s finally given him the courage to quit grad school and use his student loans to flip houses. And he’s decided to move near Cypress Grove to do it.

When Layla happens upon suspicious ledgers at the mansion, her family’s financial woes take a sinister turn. As Tyler and Layla work together to find the culprit, the attraction between them threatens to burst into flames. But admitting their feelings could spell disaster for Cypress Grove.

Books in the Destined for Love: Mansions Collection
—Kiss Me in the Rain by Lindzee Armstrong
—Roping His Heart by Jaclyn Hardy
—The Princess and the Pizza Man by Cassie Mae
—Mending Fences by Lorin Grace
—Love Me at Sunset by Lucinda Whitney
—Saving Her Plantation by Cami Checketts

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Biography
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Lindzee Armstrong is the USA Today bestselling author of the No Match for Love series and Sunset Plains Romance series. Like any true romantic, she loves chick flicks, ice cream, and chocolate. She believes in sigh-worthy kisses and happily ever afters, and loves expressing that through her writing.
Lindzee met her true love while at college, where she studied history education. She and her Prince Charming are now happily married and raising twin boys in the Rocky Mountains.

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“Run Like a Diva” 5k race, promo code & race packet #runelikeadiva #divaDC

I am SO excited!! On Friday my friend Sarah and I are headed up to northern VA for the Run Like A Diva race packet pickup and 5k race!! I have been a runlikeadiva race ambassador for them which means I received a complementary race ticket in exchange for sharing my honest thoughts and experiences about their race and about my race training.

I also have a promo code that can save you 10% off you D.C. 5k or half marathon race registration: RDDIVADC17

This will be my third year participating in their races and it’s well worth the 3 1/2 hour drive one way for me to go!

I get a bag, pink tutu and shirt at packet pickup and then a HUGE amazing medal and a tiara when I finish!

In fact, EVERYONE gets all those things when they register and participate…and this year we even get a jewelry charm!!

Check out their website www.runlikeadiva.com for upcoming races or to join me next year! They already have 2018 dates posted!!

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