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@GoddessFish Book Tour: Bar V5 Dude Ranch Series by Melissa McClone


Mistletoe Magic


Bar V5 Dude Ranch, #1; Copper Mountain Christmas, #3

Melissa McClone



Genre: Contemporary Holiday Romance
Publisher: Tule Publishing Group
Date of Publication: November 21, 2013
Number of pages: 41
Word Count: 10,720

Available at the following retailers:
Amazon     BN     Kobo     Smashwords


Free at Amazon, Kobo and Smashwords
Spending a quiet Christmas housesitting and reading novels about hot cowboys sounds perfect to Caitlin Butler. Until a stray kitten brings her face-to-face with Noah, her crush from college. Watching the handsome vet in action melts Caitlin's heart and brings back long forgotten emotion. She would be safer back at the house lost in the pages of a book. But a toe-curling mistletoe kiss tempts her to stay. Maybe she won't be spending this Christmas... alone.

Veterinarian Noah Sullivan isn't a Scrooge, but the Christmas Eve tradition of hanging mistletoe in the clinic's waiting room annoys him. Kissing doesn't belong at the Copper Mountain Animal Hospital. Noah rethinks his position when Caitlin arrives with a stray kitten she found freezing in the snow. All he wants now is to maneuver the pretty preschool teacher under the mistletoe. If he's not careful, he'll wind up on Santa's naughty list.

Mistletoe Magic is a short story companion to the Copper Mountain Christmas series.

Excerpt: 

MISTLETOE MAGIC

The clinic’s front door opened.

A woman in a puffy powder blue down coat entered. Her hat pushed long strands of brown hair over her face. She carried something bundled in a black and white checked fleece blanket. “Please help me.”

The crack in her voice and pale complexion sent him into action. Two long strides, he was at her side. “I’m Noah. A vet.”

Worried green eyes met his. Familiar eyes, except these weren’t as young and innocent as the ones he remembered. These eyes were wary and concerned. But they still reminded him of that girl he’d just thought about, the freshman with cute freckles and twinkling jade-green eyes.

Her gaze widened with recognition. “Noah. It’s you.”

His heart crashed against his chest. His world tilted.

“Caitlin.” His arm reached forward, as if touching her would assure him this —she—was real. That of all the vet clinics in Montana, she’d walked into this one. “I can’t believe it.”

“Me, either.” She gave her head a shake, then lifted the blanket toward him. “I found a kitten in the snow. Something’s wrong with him. Or her. I don’t know which. Can you help?”

Noah remembered where he was, what he was. He took the bundle, ignoring the million questions racing through his mind. Talking could wait.

Quick Review: 

This was a quick little piece of Holiday goodness. Former college sweethearts who each thought of the other as the one who got away, get another chance at love. It was sweet and touching with just a touch of sappy holiday goodness. Perfect for shaking off those cynical blues.

Three couples. Three stories, where you can follow one pair from meeting to wedding day!


Kiss Me, Cowboy


Bar V5 Dude Ranch, #2; Montana Born Rodeo, #3

Melissa McClone



Genre: Contemporary Romance
Publisher: Tule Publishing Group
Date of Publication: September 7, 2014
Number of pages: 134

 

Available at the following retailers:
Amazon


$2.99 on Kindle
She didn’t mean to kiss him…

When dude ranch wrangler Charlotte – aka Charlie – Randall kisses Zack Harris in an act of empathy, she falls hat over spurs for the handsome military veteran turned cowboy. Zack has too many demons, however, and refuses to get involved. A year later, he's still stonewalling, and Charlie needs to move on with her life so she can find a fulfilling relationship, not frustrating unrequited love. Putting distance between them seems the best way to get Zack out of her head and heart...but that means quitting the job she loves and accepting a position in Colorado.

He didn’t mean to kiss her back…

Growing up, Zack longed for a real family, and had one with his squad while deployed in Afghanistan. Now, he's back in the States and doesn't want anything messing up his new ranch family, no matter how much he's attracted to the sexy, hard-working Charlie. She could break his heart and ruin the comfortable working relationship they and the other wranglers enjoy. Besides, her friends claim she's looking for the perfect guy, and perfect he's not.

A kiss is just a kiss…or is it?

When Zack learns Charlie's thinking about leaving the ranch, he decides to find her a boyfriend — someone so good, so perfect, she has a reason to stay in Montana. Until he realizes too late that the only cowboy he wants her kissing is him. Can he commit to love and convince Charlie not to leave? Or has she made up her mind to put the past, and the kiss that started it all, behind her and move on without him?


Three couples. Three stories, where you can follow one pair from meeting to wedding day!

 


Mistletoe Wedding


Bar V5 Dude Ranch, #3;
Montana Born Christmas, #2
Melissa McClone


Genre: Contemporary Holiday Romance
Publisher: Tule Publishing Group
Date of Publication: October 16, 2014
Number of pages: 126

 

 

Available at the following retailers:
Amazon


New Release! only $2.99
Event planner at the Bar V5 Dude Ranch, Meg Redstone is dreaming of a white Christmas with twinkling lights, sparkly decorations and strategically placed mistletoe. She loves making dreams come true for others, whether planning a holiday wedding or giving her young daughter the best Christmas ever.

Ranch foreman Tyler Murphy loves the holidays, but his newest employee has taken over his barn with her over-the-top decorations. He admires Meg’s desire to give her daughter the perfect Christmas while planning a winter wonderland wedding, but he wants to show her that a Montana Christmas is more than glitter and lights.

After raising his younger sister, an instant family is not on Ty's Christmas wish list. But he finds himself falling hard for the single mom and her little girl. Meg, however, is not interested in a romance with a cowboy like Ty, or any man. Getting her under the mistletoe is going to take a Christmas miracle... or a little help from Santa.

Giveaway: 

Melissa will award a $25 Amazon Gift card and a Mini Swag Goodie Bag to a randomly drawn winner via rafflecopter during the tour (international giveaway).




Book Tour Info: 
Don't forget to check out the other stops on the Book Tour:

October 16th:
Bunny's Review
Our Wolves Den
Long and Short Reviews
Welcome to My World of Dreams
Read Your Writes Book Reviews
MAD Hoydenish
Urban Girl Reader
A Cup Of Tea and A Big Book
Hope. Dreams. Life... Love

October 17th:
Sharing Links and Wisdom
Musings and Ramblings
Queentutt's World of Escapism
Mischievous Reads
Jen's Reading Obsession
The Book Review
The blog of C.R. Moss
A Writer's Life

October 20th:
Unabridged Andra's
booknerd
Indie Authors
3 Partners in Shopping, Nana, Mommy, and Sissy, Too!
The Pen and Muse Book Reviews
Margay Leah Justice
A Book Addict's Delight
Lockdown - A Bunch of Brilliant Projects
Deal Sharing Aunt

October 21st:
Full Moon Dreaming
From Me to You ... Video, Photography, and Book Review
The Buttontapper
LibriAmoriMiei
In Shadows
You Gotta Read Reviews
Yeah Books! Blog
In A Dream Beyond

October 22nd:
Romance Novel Giveaways
Undercover Book Reviews
Laurie's Thoughts and Reviews
Mixed Book Bag
Underneath the Covers
Linda Nightingale...Wordsmith
Two Ends of the Pen
Writer Wonderland
Warrior Princess Romance Writer

Author Bio:

With a degree in mechanical engineering from Stanford University, Melissa McClone worked for a major airline where she traveled the globe and met her husband. But analyzing jet engine performance couldn’t compete with her love of writing happily ever afters. Her first full-time writing endeavor was her first sale when she was pregnant with her first child! Since then, she has published over thirty romance novels with Harlequin and Tule Publishing Group. She’s also been nominated for Romance Writers of America’s RITA® award. When she isn’t writing, you can usually find her driving her minivan to/from her children’s swim practices and other activities. She also sends care packages to deployed service members and fosters cats through a local no-kill animal shelter. Melissa lives in the Pacific Northwest with her husband, three school-aged children, two spoiled Norwegian Elkhounds and cats who think they rule the house. They do!

To connect with the author online:

Website | Blog | Facebook | Twitter | Pinterest | Authorgraph | Goodreads


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