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#BookBlast | Guilty Pleasure by Taryn Leigh Taylor #GuiltyPleasure #DoYouDare @tarynltaylor @MillsandBoon @HarlequinBooks

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Hello, Sunshines, I have the huge pleasure to be apart of this Release day Book Blast for; Guilty Pleasure by Taryn Leigh Taylor, this book looks and sound sizzling, I am super excited to share it with you. Go on have a peek, I hope you love the look of it too!

Guilty Pleasure by Taryn Leigh Taylor

Genre: Romance, M&B Dare / Publisher: Mills and Boon, Harlequin / Format: Ebook / Series: The Business of Pleasure #4

A scandalous truth

When Wes Brennan is arrested for a crime he didnt commit, Vivienne Grant must prove his innocence. The hotshot lawyer is also his ex, and now theyre spending their daysand nightstogether. When the investigation unveils new secrets, will their passion survive the fallout?



About the Author

Taryn Leigh Taylor likes dinosaurs, bridges and space, both personal and of the final-frontier variety. She shamelessly indulges in cliches, most notably her Starbucks addiction, her shoe hoard and her penchant for falling in lust with fictional men with great abs. She also really loves books, which is what sent her down the crazy path of writing one in the first place.

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Book Blast Schedule

Big thank you to Natalie at The Reading Debutante for organising this great release day book blast, do check out the other blogs and Twitter/Insta hosts.

Shining a Spotlight on; Beach Hut Surprise: Holiday Reads from Little Piddling by Louisa Allen, Lesley Cookman, Liz Fielding, Joanna Maitland, Sarah Mallory, Sophie Weston. #BookSpotlight

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Hello Sunshines! I have the huge pleasure to be shining a spotlight on Beach Hut Surprise; Holiday Reads From Little Piddling. This is a fabulous collection of novella’s from six brilliant authors, all of which are at the very top of their game in the genre they write in. I am super excited to be sharing this gorgeous book with you all, I will have my review live on the blog later in the week, but as this is released today I wanted to share it with you all,  I hope you will love it as much as I do and let us all say a huge Happy Release Day to Louise, Lesley, Liz, Joanna, Sarah and Sophie!

Beach Hut Surprise: Holiday Reads from Little Piddling by Louise Allen, Lesley Cookman, Liz Fielding, Joanna Maitland, Sarah Mallory, Sophie Weston.

Publication Date: 30th June 2020 / Publisher: Liberta Books / Genre: Romance, Anthology

Who’s there? Lovers, vampires… A body?

Little Piddling—now renamed Little Piddling sur Mer—is a resort with ambitions.

But odd things keep happening in Little Piddling. Especially among its delectable beach huts. They are a magnet for lovers and other, stranger, visitors.

Take a romantic stroll along the beach after dark and you might encounter more than you bargained for.

Six favourite authors let their hair down on the Piddling sands…

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About the Author’s

Sophie Weston

Sophie Weston has written 50-ish novels, mostly romantic, sometimes funny. In fact, she was born in a snowstorm and never got over it. She says she writes stories to read by fire and candlelight while the weather rages outside.

Her books sell in 27 languages and over 100 countries. She gives daily thanks for Shakespeare, P G Wodehouse, Georgette Heyer and all those wonderful readers she will never meet.

She blogs from time to time at, where readers and writers meet.


Sarah Mallory

Sarah Mallory writes Historical romantic adventures for Harlequin. She lives high on the moors in West Yorkshire, England, where she finds inspiration in the spectacular scenery. She has written over 20 books for Harlequin and won the Romantic Novelist Association’s RoNA Rose award in 2012 and 2013 for her Sarah Mallory novels.

Sarah is also the award-winning author Melinda Hammond.


Joanna Maitland

Joanna Maitland is a Scot (with part Irish ancestry) though she and her husband now live in England, near the border with Wales. It’s a magical area, overflowing with the kind of historical sites to tempt any author’s storytelling tastebuds. To add to her nomadic history, Joanna spent her student years living in Scotland, France, Germany, and London, and she still enjoys travel to faraway places. For example, she travelled to St Petersburg, Vienna, and Venice, for her stories about a brotherhood of Wellington’s spies (The Aikenhead Honours).

Learn more about Joanna and her books on her new website, where readers and authors share.


Louise Allen

Louise Allen is the author of more than sixty historical romances published by Harlequin and Mills & Boon, more than a dozen time-travel romantic mysteries and historical romantic mysteries and of several historical non-fiction titles. Her favourite historical period is 1780-1820 and her interests include collecting ephemera from the period and exploring historic London. Find out more at and discover more about late Georgian London at her blog Twitter @LouiseRegency


Liz Fielding

Best selling author, Liz Fielding worked as a secretary in Africa and the Middle East before writing full time. Her award winning books are published worldwide in multiple languages and she has more than 15 million books in print.

Katie Fforde wrote, when honouring her with the Romantic Novelists’ Association’s Outstanding Achievement Award in 2019 said – “Liz Fielding’s books, with their warmth, humour and emotion, have charmed millions of readers. She is a true star of the romantic fiction genre…”

You can find her at with a link to her blog,


Lesley Cookman

Lesley Cookman is the author of The Libby Sarjeant Mysteries. She is also the author of The Alexandrians Trilogy, and a former Editor and feature writer. She

has also written seven pantomimes and a book on how to do it!

She lives on the Kent Coast with an occasional returning child and two cats. @CookmanCrime


About Liberta Books

Libertà Books is cited as the author of collections and anthologies by members and friends of the hive at the website. is the website where readers and authors share their love of books, and much, much more.


If you are a Romance and/or Historical author and would like a free Book Promo/Spotlight which will feature on the blog and across Chicks, Rogues and Scandals social media, then do get in touch via the Contact Me page quoting ‘Book Promo’

Shining a Spotlight on The Captain’s Disgraced Lady by Catherine Tinley #BookSpotlight @CatherineTinley

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Hello Sunshines! I have the huge pleasure to be shining a spotlight on; The Captain’s Disgraced Lady by Catherine Tinley. I am super excited to be sharing this gorgeous book with you all, I read this a couple of years ago and I instantly fell in love with it, I read it again a while ago and I loved it just as much now as I did then. As the ebook is currently on offer for 99p I think now is a great time to share the love of this book again, I hope you will love it as much as I do!

The Captain’s Disgraced Lady

Series: The Chadcombe Marriages #2 / Format: Paperback, Ebook / Publisher: Mills and Boon, Harlequin / Genre: Historical Romance

Who is Captain Harry Fanton?

When Juliana Milford first encounters Captain Harry Fanton, she finds him arrogant and rude. There’s no way she’ll fall for his dazzling smile! Her visit to Chadcombe House was always going to prompt questions over her scandalous family, so she’s touched when Harry defends her reputation. She’s discovering there’s more to Harry than she’d first thought…

A man so plagued by the demons of war, he’s sworn he’ll never marry, no matter how tempted…

The ebook is currently on offer for 99p on Amazon UK,

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The Chadcombe Marriages


Praise for Catherine Tinley

…Catherine whisks the reader into a whirlwind love story of passion and romance. Memorable Characters that will leave a stamp on your heart.” – Dash fan Reviews

“….First time I’ve read a book by this author, definitely won’t be my last”  – Read Along With Sue

“... fans of lightweight Regency romances will find the characters nicely crafted and the feel-good love story a pleasant diversion” – RT Book Reviews

“THE CAPTAIN’S DISGRACED LADY had another twist at the end, one that I enjoyed immensely! A sweet and warm romance with a well deserved happy ever after made for a most satisfying read.” – Rose Blue Reviews

“Ms. Tinley’s books I have read so far, she does an amazing job of pulling you into the story and her characters captivate you into wanting to know them.” – Rose is Reading

….if you love historical romance, this novel will not disappoint. It’s humorous, emotional, entertaining, and a perfect afternoon read.” – Zoe; Goodreads

“…..Tinley has a gift for capturing those little nuances in human thought and feeling and placing on the page.” – Chicks, Rogues and Scandals


About the Author

Catherine Tinley is an award-winning author who writes witty, heartwarming, Regency love stories for Harlequin Mills & Boon. She has loved reading and writing since childhood and has a particular fondness for love, romance, and happy endings. After a career encompassing speech & language therapy, NHS management, maternity campaigning and being President of a charity, she now works in Sure Start. She lives in Ireland with her husband, children, and dog and can be reached at, as well as and @CatherineTinley on twitter.


If you are a Romance and/or Historical author and would like a free Book Promo/Spotlight which will feature on the blog and across Chicks, Rogues and Scandals social media, then do get in touch via the Contact Me page quoting ‘Book Promo’

#BookBlast | The Memory House by Jenetta James #TheMemoryHouse #HFVBTBlogTours @jenettajames @HFVBT

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Hello, Sunshines, I have the huge pleasure to be today’s stop on this wonderful book blast for; The Memory House by Jenetta James. This book looks and sounds fabulous, and it’s definitely going onto my wish list, I hope you love it too, go on take a peek!

The Memory House: A Love Story in Two Acts by Jenetta James

Publication Date: August 10, 2020
Publisher: Quills and Quartos Publishing

Genre: Historical Romance



A house in one of London’s most exclusive neighbourhoods is home to secrets, mysteries, and two love stories spanning two centuries.

In 1859, independent-minded Kitty Cathcart dreams of escaping Veronica Gardens but her father’s determination to marry her off to a rich man of his choosing forces her to seek happiness and find her own voice by other means. And then the handsome but poor Alex Faraday walks through the front doors.

In 2019, Oxford-educated Josie Minton never dreamt of living in a house as grand as Veronica Gardens, but the nanny’s quarters are a perfect fit for a young woman in need of a job. Wealthy financier James Cavendish and his twin girls quickly find her indispensable to their happiness, but Josie is still searching for her future.

Then the great house reveals the first of its secrets, and the tragedy and romance of one era are brought into sharp relief with another.

Available for Pre-Order on Amazon


About the Author

Jenetta James is a lawyer, writer, mother and taker-on of too much. She grew up in Cambridge and read history at Oxford University where she was a scholar and president of the Oxford University History Society. After graduating, she took to the law and now practises full time as a barrister. Over the years she has lived in France, Hungary and Trinidad as well as her native England. Jenetta currently lives in London with her husband and children where she enjoys reading, laughing and playing with Lego.

She is the author of “Suddenly Mrs Darcy”, “The Elizabeth Papers” and “Lover’s Knot” as well as a contributor to The Quill Ink series of anthologies, “The Darcy Monologues”, “Dangerous to know”, “Rational Creatures” and “Elizabeth: Obstinate Headstrong Girl”.

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Book Blast Schedule

Monday, June 22
Robin Loves Reading
Historical Fiction with Spirit

Tuesday, June 23
Jorie Loves A Story

Wednesday, June 24
Gwendalyn’s Books

Thursday, June 25
A Darn Good Read
Chicks, Rogues and Scandals
Books In Their Natural Habitat

Friday, June 26
Donna’s Book Blog

Saturday, June 27
Reading is My Remedy

Sunday, June 28
Books, Cooks, Looks

Monday, June 29
Passages to the Past

#BookBlast | Out of Night by Kellie Butler #OutOfNight #TheLaurelHurstChronicles #HFVBTBlogTours @kellierbutler @HFVBT

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Hello, Sunshines! I have the huge pleasure to be today’s stop on the book blast tour for; Out of Night by Kellie Butler. This book looks fabulous, I am super excited to be sharing it with you all, plus there is a chance for you to win a signed copy, definitely not one to miss. I hope you love it as much as I do!

Out of Night by Kellie Butler

Publication Date: June 24, 2020
Publisher: Raleigh Hills Press
Format: Paperback & eBook; 328 pages

Series: The Laurelhurst Chronicles, Book 4
Genre: Historical Fiction



How long can you run from yourself?

1968. In the continuing bestselling Laurelhurst Chronicles family saga series comes a gripping, moving tale of separation, self-discovery, new beginnings, and reconciliation.

Kate. A mainstay on Swinging London’s party circuit for years, Kate is plunged into a sordid world when Lord Elliott Cutterworth kicks her out of her home and takes custody of their daughter, Violet after she relapses on her journey to sobriety. Separated from her family, she’s determined to get clean and regain custody of her daughter. On the run from Elliott and her old life, she finds assistance in her reluctant brother-in-law, Edward Cavert, who is running away from some secrets of his own. Can she reconcile her past and face down Elliott?

Lydie. When her youngest son, Cole, is institutionalized from intellectual impairments, it sends Lydie into a downward spiral, and her once loving marriage is in jeopardy.

After botched treatments leave her memory in tatters, her husband, Henry, sends Lydie to Kansas, and to the one psychiatric hospital that can help her restore her memory and her sanity. There, Lydie meets new friends while reconnecting with a childhood friend, Lord Christopher “Kit” Alderley. As she puts the pieces of her life back together, can she finally leave the haunting memories from her youth in Lancashire behind her and reconcile with her brother and her husband?

Available on Amazon



Win a copy of the book (paperback or eBook) and a $25 Amazon Gift Card!

Click the photo below to enter.

Giveaway ends on June 29th.


About the Author

Kellie Butler is the author of Beneath a Moonless Sky, Before the Flood, and The Broken Tree, all part of the bestselling The Laurelhurst Chronicles series.

Born in the deep south and educated at Mississippi State University and Louisiana State University, she has travelled and lived around the globe. Besides writing books, she enjoys knitting, yoga, cooking, hiking, classical film, her MSU Bulldogs, and her dog, Chippy. She lives in Arizona with her family.

She enjoys hearing from readers. To connect with her, visit her website to join her newsletter, connect with her on social media, and receive updated news on signings and events.

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Book Blast Schedule

Monday, June 22
Passages to the Past

Tuesday, June 23
Reading is My Remedy

Wednesday, June 24
Chicks, Rogues and Scandals

Thursday, June 25
Pursuing Stacie

Friday, June 26
Donna’s Book Blog

Saturday, June 27
CelticLady’s Reviews

Sunday, June 28
History From a Woman’s Perspective

Monday, June 29
The Book Junkie Reads


#BookBlitz | Pieces Of Us by Carrie Elks #PiecesOfUs #ReleaseDayBlitz @CarrieElks

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Hello, Sunshines! I have the huge pleasure to be apart of the release day celebration for; Pieces of Us by Carrie Elks. This book looks fabulous and I can’t wait to share it with you, plus I have an exclusive excerpt, so why not join me in saying Happy Release Day to Carrie!

Pieces Of Us by Carrie Elks

Genre: Small Town, Friends With Benefits Romance

Release Date: June 17, 2020

Cover Designed by: Najla Qamber

No relationship, no promises. Just an old-fashioned friends-with-benefits arrangement…

Griff Lambert runs a whale-watching business in the small beach town he grew up in. The laid-back captain is strong, sexy, and capable of sweeping a woman off her feet, if only he hadn’t sworn them off for good.

But then he meets Autumn Paxton. The beautiful new pier owner who strides into town in a pair of sexy sky-high shoes and a smile that lights up the beach. From the moment their eyes meet, he knows he’s in trouble.

After a messy divorce, Autumn’s hoping to start a brand new life. One that doesn’t involve making the kind of mistakes that landed her here. Like falling for the gorgeous whaleboat captain who makes her feel things she never has before.

One kiss leads to another, and before they know it they’re tangled together in Griff’s bed.

They both know the rules. No complications, no messy feelings, and definitely no falling for each other.

It should be simple, right?

Amazon UK / Amazon US / KU


Praise for Pieces of Us

‘This story was so good, I couldn’t put it down .’ – Carol, Goodreads reviewer ★★★★★

‘I loved this book. Just magical.’ – Sarah, Goodreads reviewer ★★★★★

‘Griff and Autumn grabbed my heart and squeezed’ – Teresa, Goodreads reviewer  ★★★★★

‘Just perfect’ – Booklover Bev ★★★★★

‘Carrie Elks is a phenomenal author’ – Karen, Goodreads ★★★★★


Exclusive Excerpt

Autumn looked up to see the man from last night ambling down the pier, his hands pushed into the pockets of his jeans, the ocean breeze lifting his thick brown hair. Damn if her heart didn’t do a flip at the sight of him.

Not her type. Not at all.

Yeah, tell that to her libido.

A half-smile pulled at his lips as he leaned on the rail and looked at her. “Sorry I’m late. We were delayed coming back from a trip. I’m Griffin Lambert.” He pushed himself off the rail and held his hand out to her. “But most people call me Griff.”

Griff. It was the perfect name for him. Strong and gruff and maybe more than a little bit rough. It took everything she had not to shiver. “Hi. I’m Autumn Paxton.” She slid her palm into his, feeling the warmth of his skin as his fingers folded around hers. It was absurd how tiny her hand looked in his.

With one squeeze he could probably break every bone.

Shall I… ah… let go now?” Griff asked. She looked down to see her fingers still curled tightly around his hand, even though he’d relaxed his grip. She quickly pulled her hand away.

It took her a moment to regain her equilibrium. And in that moment she blamed the divorce, the ocean air, and even that damn angel Captain Paxton saw centuries ago. Because this was so unlike her.

She didn’t get flustered, especially not by a guy. She was Autumn Paxton. She was in control.


About the Author

Carrie Elks writes contemporary romance with a sizzling edge. Her first book, Fix You, has been translated into eight languages and made a surprise appearance on Big Brother in Brazil. Luckily for her, it wasn’t voted out. Carrie lives with her husband, two lovely children and a larger-than-life black pug called Plato. When she isn’t writing or reading, she can be found baking, drinking an occasional (!) glass of wine, or chatting on social media.

Do sign up to Carrie’s newsletter to hear all her news. – NEWSLETTER and why not join her reader group on Facebook – FACEBOOK GROUP

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#BookBlitz | A Thin Porridge by Benjamin Gohs #AthinPorridge #lovebookstours @Bengohs @lovebooksgroup

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Hello, Sunshines! I have the pleasure to one of today’s stops on this great Book Blitz for A Thin Porridge by Benjamin Gohs. This book sounds fascinating and I can’t wait to share it with you all, I hope you love the sound of it as much as I do. 

A Thin Porridge by Benjamin Gohs

When 19-year-old Abeona Browne’s renowned abolitionist father Jon Browne dies in summer of 1860, devastating family secrets are revealed, and her life of privilege and naiveté in Southern Michigan becomes a frantic transatlantic search for answers—and someone she didn’t even know existed.

Still in mourning, Abeona sneaks aboard the ship carrying her father’s attorney Terrence Swifte and his assistant Djimon—a young man with his own secrets—on a quest to Africa to fulfill a dying wish.

Along the journey, Abeona learns of her father’s tragic and terrible past through a collection of letters intended for someone he lost long ago.

Passage to the Dark Continent is fraught with wild beasts, raging storms, illness, and the bounty hunters who know Jon Browne’s diaries are filled with damning secrets which threaten the very anti-slavery movement he helped to build.

Can Abeona overcome antebellum attitudes and triumph over her own fears to right the wrongs in her famous family’s sordid past?

So named for an African proverb, A Thin Porridge is a Homeric tale of second chances, forgiveness, and adventure that whisks readers from the filth of tweendecks, to the treachery of Cameroons Town, across the beauty of Table Bay, and deep into the heart of the fynbos—where Boer miners continue the outlawed scourge of slavery.

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About the Author

Benjamin J. Gohs is a longtime award-winning news editor whose investigative journalism has included stories of murder, sex-crime, historical discovery, corruption, and clerical misconduct. Benjamin now divides his time between writing literary thrillers and managing the community newspaper he co-founded in 2009.

#BookBlitz | One Fatal Night by Helene Fermont #OneFatalNight #lovebookstours @helenefermont @Lovebooksgroup

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Hello, Sunshine! I have the pleasure to be apart of this book blitz for; One Fatal Night by Helene Fermont. I can’t wait to share this great book with you all, which is currently on offer and I will tell you all about that too, I hope you enjoy it!

One woman’s quest for revenge unearths a fatal secret from her past.

Astrid Jensen holds one man responsible for her mother’s suicide, and she’ll do whatever’s necessary to get close to Daniel Holst and destroy his life – even if it means sleeping with him to gain his trust. Astrid knows he’s not who he pretends to be. But before she can reveal his dark secret, people from her mother’s past start turning up dead, and it looks like she and Daniel are next. In order to survive, she might have to put her trust in the man she has hated for so long.

Daniel Holst has worked hard to climb into Norway’s most elite and glamorous circles, and he’s not about to let any woman bring him down. But when a psychopathic killer starts murdering people from his shadowy past, he discovers that the only person who might be able to save him is the woman who wants to destroy him.

As Astrid digs deeper into her past, she uncovers secrets long buried and realizes everything she once believed is based on lies. What began as a quest to avenge her mother’s death becomes a desperate struggle for survival and leads to the truth about what happened one fatal night ten years ago—and the surprising mastermind behind the most recent murders.


Buy Links

If you love the sound of this book, then why not take advantage of the current offer on the eBook, which is down to £2.99 from £7.99. Not one to miss!

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About the Author

Hélene is an Anglo-Swedish fiction author currently residing in her home town of Malmo, Sweden, after relocating back from London after 20 years.

er thrilling character-driven psychological fiction novels are known for their explosive, pacy narrative and storylines.
Hélene is the proud author of four novels – One Fatal Night, Because of You, We Never Said Goodbye and His Guilty Secret.


#BlogTour | Saving The Music Vincent B. “Chip” LoCoco #SavingTheMusic #HFVBTBlogTours @VincentBLoCoco @hfvbt

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Hello, Sunshines! I hope everyone is well? I have the huge pleasure to be today’s stop on this wonderful blog tour for; Saving The Music by Vincent B. (Chips) LoCoco, I am super excited to be sharing this book with you all which sounds absolutely amazing and if I didn’t have a mammoth TBR I would have been reviewing this too, but it has gone straight onto my ‘next to buy’ list. I hope you love the sound of it as much as I do!

Saving the Music by Vincent B. “Chip” LoCoco

Publication Date: March 1, 2020
Publisher: Cefalutana Press
Format: Hardcover, Paperback, and eBook

Series: Bellafortuna, Book #2
Genre: Historical Fiction



It is the winter of 1942, and the world is at war. A few Jewish musicians attempt to flee the Nazi death grip, each desperately trying to navigate his own path to safety. With the courageous aid and kindness of strangers, they soon find themselves in Rome, where under the highly secret help of the Vatican, they are hidden in Bellafortuna, a small village in Sicily. The residents of Bellafortuna welcome them and care for them, and for a fleeting moment, the horrors the musicians are facing are forgotten while residing in the beautiful, idyllic landscape of Sicily. But word soon reaches the small village that Italy has surrendered, now making Germany at war with Italy. War quickly comes to the village as the Germans storm into Sicily to repel the Allied advance. As Bellafortuna becomes front and center in the raging war, the villagers rise as one to try and protect and save the Jews hiding in their midst. Failure to keep them hidden will mean death to those under their protection…and perhaps even to the villagers themselves.

An intricately plotted and meticulously researched novel, Saving the Music demonstrates how, in the face of death and unspeakable horror, the strength of the human spirit of ordinary people can shine bright through the darkness.

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Advance Praise

“In Saving the Music, author Chip LoCoco writes of the efforts undertaken by common villagers, priests, and even a Pope to protect Jews from the Nazis. He vividly depicts the horrors faced by the Jews as they confront the Holocaust. Filled with real heroism and high drama, this book brings perspective and depth to its subject. It’s an exciting read on an important topic, and I strongly recommend it.” -Ronald Rychlak, Author of Hitler, the War, and the Pope

“This is a well-composed novel that captures key moments of the Holocaust as it relates to the Italian people. I highly recommend it.” -Professor Vincent Lapomarda, S.J., Author of The Jesuits and the Third Reich

“This is a well-researched novel and reflects the situation as it then existed, hopefully, never to return.” -Fr. Peter Gumpel, S.J., postulator of the cause of beautification for Pius XII

“Chip LoCoco’s novel, Saving the Music, is a realistic fact-based story of pain, fear and true heroism. The premise is solidly grounded on documented facts of the actions of the Catholic Church under the Pontificate of Pope Pius XII down to priests and individual Catholics. Saving the Music is an exciting and engrossing read, which joins the list of wonderful truth-based books of late that is shedding light on the truth ending the worst character assassination of the 20th Century. Bravo.” -Gary L. Krupp, Author of Pope Pius XII and World War II- The Documented Truth


About the Author

Chip LoCoco was born and raised in New Orleans. His first novel, Tempesta’s Dream, became an Amazon Bestseller.

His second novel, Bellafortuna, has been nationally recognized, being named a Short List Finalist in the William Faulkner Writing Competition and awarded the B.R.A.G. Award in Historical Fiction. Mr. LoCoco is a member of the Italian American Writers Association.

His newest work, Saving the Music, which is Book 2 of his Bellafortuna Series, was just recently released.

Chip, who is an attorney, is married to his wife of over 20 years, Wendy. They have two children, Matthew and Ellie and a beagle, named Scout. They reside in their beloved city of New Orleans, where if you try to find them on a Sunday in the Fall, they will be somewhere rooting on their Saints.

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Blog Tour Schedule

Wednesday, June 3
Review at Gwendalyn’s Books

Friday, June 5
Feature at What Is That Book About
Review at Books, Writings, and More

Monday, June 8
Review at Passages to the Past

Tuesday, June 9
Feature at Chicks, Rogues and Scandals

Wednesday, June 10
Interview at Passages to the Past

Friday, June 12
Review at Donna’s Book Blog

Monday, June 15
Review at 100 Pages a Day

Thursday, June 18
Review at Impressions In Ink



During the Blog Tour, we are giving away a paperback copy of Saving the Music! To enter, please use the Gleam form below.

Giveaway Rules

– Giveaway ends at 11:59 pm EST on June 18th. You must be 18 or older to enter.
– Paperback giveaway is open to the US only.
– Only one entry per household.
– All giveaway entrants agree to be honest and not cheat the systems; any suspicion of fraud will be decided upon by blog/site owner and the sponsor, and entrants may be disqualified at our discretion.
– The winner has 48 hours to claim prize or a new winner is chosen.

Saving the Music



#BlogTour | Crazy For You by Domhnall O’Donoghue #CrazyForYou #LoveBooksTours @Domhnall1982 @lovebooksgroup @MercierBooks

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Hello, Sunshines, I have the huge pleasure to be today’s stop on the brilliant blog tour for; Crazy For You by Domhnall O’Donoghue, this book sounds fabulous and it has been put straight onto my wish list, I love the sound of it and I hope you will too, so go on take a peek. 

Crazy for You by Domhnall O’Donoghue

Genre: Contemporary Fiction / Publisher: Mercier Press / Format: Ebook, Paperback

When Clooney Coyle promises Vonnie Gallagher they’ll be friends for life, he has no idea what he’s letting himself in for. The lonely and eccentric Vonnie quickly becomes obsessed with the kind-hearted but insecure actor, and her misguided crush soon develops into something much more sinister, which leaves Clooney’s career in tatters.

But when fate takes a strange turn and elevates the pair into an overnight celebrity couple, Clooney must decide whether to embrace the fame he has longed for since childhood or end the ridiculous charade before Vonnie’s jealous – and murderous – inclinations spiral out of control.

Mercier Press / Amazon


About the Author

Hailing from Navan in the royal county of Meath, Domhnall is a graduate of the Bachelor in Acting Studies Programme, Trinity College Dublin, later completing a Master’s in Screenwriting at Dún Laoghaire IADT.

He now works as an actor and a journalist, dividing his time between Galway, where he films TG4’s award-winning series, Ros na Rún, Dublin and Venice, where he and his Italian lover continuously promise their well-worn livers that they will refrain from quaffing so much Prosecco. (Unfortunately, it seems some vows, just like nearby Rome, were not built in a day.)

Wine-drinking aside, for more than four years, Domhnall has also enjoyed the responsibility of being Assistant Editor at Irish Tatler Man, a title whose various awards includes Consumer Magazine of the Year. Thanks to this role, he interviewed a host of high-profile names such as Tommy Hilfiger, Chris Pine, Kevin Spacey, David Gandy, and Jacques Villeneuve.

Domhnall has written for the majority of Ireland’s leading newspapers and magazines, including the Irish Independent, The Irish Times and RTE Online. He also writes a monthly column in Woman’s Way, the country’s biggest-selling weekly magazine.

His first novel, Sister Agatha: the World’s Oldest Serial Killer, was released in 2016 to critical acclaim (Tirgearr Publishing). His second book, Colin and the Concubine, was published earlier this year by Mercier Press, Ireland’s oldest publishing house. Book number three is called Crazy For You and will be published once again by Mercier Press in June 2020.


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