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The Perfect Husband by Danielle Ramsay

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Along with Rachel’s Random Resources I have a thriller that will keep you on the edge of your seat.  Recently published on May 26 th , this book has a 4.4 out of 5 stars on Amazon with great reviews. Is it also inspired by a true story. The cover caught my eye on this book with the woman peeking through the window shade and the bright colors of the title and authors name. About the Book: How do you know if you've married the wrong person? It was a whirlwind romance and we had the perfect relationship. He was my dream partner, loving, caring, attentive… until the day I married him and things became toxic. I spent my wedding night in A&E with an ‘unexplained’ broken wrist – but I knew what happened…. My romantic illusions shattered. My fear of the future heightened. The man I had fallen in love with wasn’t the man I married. And that was just the start of things to come. Quickly things escalated. He isolated me from family and friends, and with no one to turn to,

Bastard Verdict by James McCrone

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I’m so thrilled to be on my first tour with Partners in Crime Tours. I love crime thrillers so I’m very much looking forward to the books this tour company can help me discover.  For my debut tour I’m bringing you Bastard Verdict by James McCrone. James is a new author to me and I’m happy to introduce you to James if he is a new author to you or if you have read his prior books you can let me know what I need to catch up on! Partners in Crime Tours also has an awesome tour giveaway for you to enter! About the Book: YOU DON'T NEED TO WIN, JUST DON'T LOSE In politics, people cheat to win, or because they're afraid to lose. Which isn't always the same thing. A second referendum on Scottish Independence looms, an unlikely investigator uncovers meddling in the first, and desperate conspirators panic, with deadly results. Bastard Verdict weaves high stakes, low politics, and complex characters into a noir tale of power, loss and Faustian bargains. When a Scottish gover

The Palm Tree Swingers Island Band by Lily Lawson

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I’m on tour today with Rachel’s Random Resources with a delightful book to keep the youngest in your life entertained. About the Book: Take a tiger, an orangutan, an elephant, an eagle, a rhino, a dragon, a spider, and a turtle. Mix with music till loud – you might want to stand back.   Review: A cute book about a lively band. The band is pretty big with a lot of animals playing a lot of instruments. This book is perfect for younger readers as the words are big on the page and kept to one sentence. They will also love the beautiful illustrations of the animals playing their instruments.   About the Author: Lily Lawson is a poet and fiction writer living in the UK. She has poetry, short stories, and creative non-fiction published in anthologies and online in addition to her poetry books Keep in touch on social media: https://twitter.com/lifelovelily22 https://www.instagram.com/poeticrainbow9/ https://www.goodreads.com/author/show/20433114.Lily_Lawson https://www.

Chipper Send Sunshine by Kimber Morgan

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I'm on tour today with The Children's Book Review with a cute picture book perfect for summer. I'm thrilled to have the author, Kimber Morgan with a guest post today. Enjoy and don't forget to enter the giveaway at the bottom of the post! ABOUT THE BOOK: Chipper the Fox and his Arctic friends travel to summer camp for fun in the sun! After an amazing summer, how will they stay in touch with their new friends and keep their summer adventure going? Review: Chipper Sends Sunshine is perfect for young readers as it is a lively story about a group a friends who meet at camp. They want to stay in touch by sending mail but something always goes wrong. A box gets a hole or snow melts in the mail. When they see each other again they come up with the perfect way to keep in touch. I loved the beautiful illustrations that brought the story to life. There are more pictures than words on the pages so a young reader just learning to read will love. This fun and imaginative book

The Revenge List by Hannah Mary McKinnon

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I have been excitedly waiting for this book from the moment I found out the publication date. Hannah Mary McKinnon is one of my auto-buy authors for her great storytelling and writing. I love listening to her and Hank Philippi Ryan every Tuesday on First Chapter Fun where they introduce me to a new book. They read the first chapter live on Facebook and Instagram at 11:30 AM CT. ABOUT THE BOOK: As a therapy exercise, a woman writes a list of people she wants to forgive, and thinks nothing of it when she loses it in an Uber…until one by one the people on the list become victims of freak accidents. Set in Portland, Maine, Hannah Mary McKinnon’s breakout suspense novel THE REVENGE LIST will appeal to fans of Lisa Unger, Joshilyn Jackson, and Tarryn Fisher. Following an epic run-in with a client who threatened to pull out of a contract at her father’s company if she doesn’t suffer some consequences, Frankie Morgan agrees to go to anger management. With the business struggling with cash-

Children Who Dance in the Rain by Susan Justice

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Welcome to my stop on iRead Book Tours for Children Who Dance in the Rain by Susan Justice. This book is ideal for ages 3-8.    Book Description: Sophie gets bored quickly and won’t even eat her food without looking at her tablet. She’s thrilled to hear of her family’s upcoming trip to a magical place called India, a land she’s only heard of in stories. Once there, she quickly realizes that the underprivileged children living in the mud colony possess a joy and contentment she can’t explain. Sophie sets out on a journey of discovery, but what she finds may change her world forever. This tale about the true meaning of happiness and the power of gratitude is based on true events. Review: What a wonderful book! The story is beautiful and the pictures are gorgeous! Sophie is like many children; she does not like to eat her vegetables and takes many things in life for granted. When her family visits relatives in India, Sophie realizes how different her life is. She has privilege and didn

A Mother's War by Helen Parusel

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Today on tour with Rachel’s Random Resources is a story of a mothers never ending love. A Mother’s War is set in Norway during WWII. About the Book: A forbidden romance in occupied Norway… Narvik, 1940. After Laila awakens to the sight of warships in the fjord, it isn't long before she turns resistor to the brutal Nazi regime. She is horrified when local girls begin affairs with enemy soldiers, yet against her own principles, she finds herself falling in love with German soldier, Josef. Josef is not like the others. He becomes involved in helping her and the locals with resistance activities, risking his life on more than one occasion. But then Laila finds out she is pregnant. With Josef sent to the Russian front, and Laila cast out by her family, she turns to a home for women which promises to care for her and her unborn child. But instead, she finds herself caught in a system of evil far beyond what she thought possible…   Review: WWII historical fiction is one of m

Jana’s Brightly Coloured Socks by Sally Fetouh

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I hope you are having a great weekend! Today's book on tour with Rachel's Random Resource is a fun children's book that will brighten any childs day. About the Book: Cheerful text and whimsical illustrations bring alive this heart-warming story of kindness and inclusion featuring a character with Down syndrome. When young Jana receives heaps of beautiful socks from her parents after learning how to put on socks all by herself, she can’t wait to show her friends at school. They are always kind and patient with Jana when they play together. Jana decides to share a pair of her new socks with each and every friend. This calls for a school sock parade! All of the children had so much fun showing off their colourful socks together that they gave a very special and huge gift for their kind and generous friend, Jana, a box of more socks! Author Sally Fetouh was inspired to write this touching story by her own daughter who has Down syndrome, feeling it was important for her an

The Memory of You by Samantha Tonge

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Along with Rachel’s Random Resources I have a heartwarming book about finding who you really are. About the Book: A gorgeously uplifting story about memories, storytelling, love and friendship, about the journeys we take and the people we meet, what we remember and how there are some things we can never forget. Alex would like to believe she’s a woman who has it all. Or that’s what she tells everyone, including herself. But this is far from true. Actually she’s on the cusp of losing her home, her dream career as a writer is in tatters, her ex won’t speak to her, and her mother’s gone forever. But then a chance meeting with a stranger named Hope gives her the opportunity of a lifetime, when Hope jokes that perhaps Alex should take over her job in a cafe while she goes travelling. Just at that moment, it sounds like the answer to all her problems. So Alex persuades Hope to let her step into her shoes for a month. She brushes away Hope’s attempts to explain about the café, instead

The Old Dragon's Head by Justin Newland

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I have an exciting historical fantasy/supernatural thriller to share with you today. What I love about the book is the cover and how it catches your attention. The beautiful or terrifying, depending on your view, dragon shows you something exciting awaits you. Keep reading for an exclusive interview with the author and a giveaway opportunity. Book Description: The Great Wall of China may be constructed of stone and packed earth, but it is home to a supernatural beast – the Old Dragon. Both wall and dragon protect China’s northern borders from Mongol incursion. Just beyond the fortress of Shanhaiguan, the far eastern end of the wall protrudes into the Bohai Sea – that’s the Old Dragon’s Head. Bolin, a young man working on the Old Dragon’s Head, suffers visions of ghosts. The local seer suspects that he has yin-yang eyes and other supernatural gifts. Bolin’s fief lord, the Prince of Yan, rebels against his nephew, the Jianwen Emperor. In the bitter war of succession, the Mongols hold t

Magical Elements of the Periodic Table Presented Alphabetically By The Metal Horn Unicorns by Sybrina Durant

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Magical Elements of the Periodic Table Presented Alphabetically By The Metal Horn Unicorns   by Sybrina Durant is a middle grade book ideal for ages 8-12, It is a unique book because it is both a fiction and non-fiction book. It was published in February and has a magical cover. I hope you enjoy a glimpse into this delightful book and a guest post by the author!   Book Description: Are your kids ready for the magic of science? The Metal Horn Unicorn Tribe and their techno-magical unicorn friends from Unimaise are the perfect group to familiarize them with metals and other elements in the Periodic Table. Their theme is  No Metal, No Magic...and No Technology. Alumna starts out this elemental alphabet book by introducing the very necessary metal, Aluminum, on her element page. Dr. Zinko rounds out the alphabet by presenting facts and other fun information about the metal, Zinc, on his. Other members of the Metal Horn Tribe, plus some of their magical elemental friends, will give some gre

One Moment in Time by Shari Low

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One Moment in Time is on tour with Rachel's Random Resources and I'm thrilled to have my stop today. Shari Low has a way with writing that will tug on your heart and have you laughing in the same story. This book is no different. About the Book: Sometimes the best surprises reveal the most shocking secrets. After three decades of marriage, Brenda Jones has decided to leave her husband, just as soon as they both return from a mystery trip with their daughter Zara. But she has no idea that Zara is flying them to Las Vegas to renew their vows. Zara Jones has recreated almost every detail of her parent’s original wedding - now her only challenge is tracking down the two friends who were pictured with her mum and dad back in 1993. Aiden Gregg is dealing with his own relationship woes when he receives an unexpected message from a complete stranger. WIth the help of Facebook, Zara has tracked him down and is asking if his parents are the other couple in the old photo? And if