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Friday, October 09, 2015Posted by Punya at 6:30 PM
I'm hosting this promo spotlight, today, on Darlene Panzera's latest release, a contemporary western romance, Her Weekend Wrangler (Montana Hearts #1), as a part of the ongoing VBT. Also find an excerpt for your enjoyment. The giveaway includes an ebook copy of Her Weekend Wrangler, so don't forget to enter via rafflecopter below!
Her Weekend Wrangler
(Montana Hearts #1)
Published: October 6, 2015 by Avon Impulse
Darlene Panzera returns with a sweet new Western series perfect for fans of Debbie Macomber's heartwarming romances
Bree Collins has finally come home to Fox Creek, Montana, to manage her family's guest ranch. She knows she can handle any challenges that come her way, but when the infuriating Ryan Tanner reappears in her life, Bree suddenly has doubts about her ability to stay professional—and away from the handsome cowboy.
Ryan Tanner is in a bind. He needs to train a young foal for the upcoming show but its mother would rather bite his hand off. Just his luck the cute cowgirl from his past arrives back in town. Bree just so happens to have a reputation for taming animals of this nature. Ryan is willing to make a deal with her, but he has no intention of being swayed by her sweet smile or the tenderness she shows his young son.
Yet when fate brings them together, falling for one another becomes the easiest thing in the world. Ryan might just want to wrangle this cowgirl's heart…but will Bree give him the chance?
An Excerpt from Her Weekend Wrangler:
Ryan Tanner had finished paying for the floral bouquet tucked under his arm and was headed toward the exit when he noticed her. He'd heard Jed Collins had taken a nasty fall off his horse the day before, planting him in the hospital. But if Bree was back in Fox Creek, well then, her father's condition must be serious. He stole a look at her beautiful face, took another few steps toward the door, then stopped.
It wasn't the need to offer condolences that made him turn back around. Everyone knew Bree and her two younger siblings, Luke and Delaney, didn't get on well with their dad. No, it was the doubt he saw flickering in her eyes that unsettled him. Bree was one of the most confident, capable, career-oriented women he'd ever met. What could have happened to make her change? Had Jed's condition taken a turn for the worse?
He thought he should at least give her a quick hello. For old times' sake. Not that they'd ever been best of friends or dated, although...he wished they had. Just once. Before worldly ambitions drove her away to the farthest reaches of the country to pursue her glamorous career.
Ryan tipped his straw Stetson in greeting as he approached. "Brianna Lee Collins, back from the big city?"
She hadn't seen him coming until he was just a few feet away. Startled, she practically jumped right out of her boots, and the bookcase behind her wobbled. Ryan bolted forward, ready to offer assistance, but then she leaned back, pushing it upright, and smiled. "Just visiting."
He nodded to the blue hard-shell suitcase by her feet. "You haven't been home yet?"
She shook her head. "I took a cab from the airport. Luke's coming by bus and Delaney flew in last night. She's picking us up so we can meet my ma and grandma at the hospital and go in to see my father together."
Bree's honey-brown hair was shorter, just past her shoulders instead of the waist length he remembered.
And in the past she'd always worn beaded earrings, necklaces, bracelets, and rings, but today she wore no jewelry. Even her plain, white, sleeveless blouse and jeans were different from the sparkly clothes she used to wear. And yet, she was still just as beautiful. Maybe even more so.
Giveaway:a Rafflecopter giveaway
About the Author:
DARLENE PANZERA writes sweet, fun-loving romance and is a member of the Romance Writers of America’s Greater Seattle and Peninsula chapters. Her career launched when her novella “The Bet” was picked by Avon Books and New York Times bestselling author Debbie Macomber to be published within Debbie’s own novel, Family Affair. Darlene says, “I love writing stories that help inspire people to laugh, value relationships, and pursue their dreams.”
Born and raised in New Jersey, Darlene is now a resident of the Pacific Northwest, where she lives with her husband and three children. When not writing she enjoys spending time with her family and her two horses, and loves camping, hiking, photography, and lazy days at the lake.
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(Note: I received this promo + giveaway info from Book Plug Promotions. ~Punya)
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