Book Beginnings, Friday 56, Meme

Friday 56 and Book Beginnings ~ Love and War by Lindsay Downs and Coming Home by Paloma Beck

Wanna Play The Friday 56?  Just Do the Following

*Grab a book, any book.
*Turn to page 56 or 56% in your eReader
 *Find any sentence, (or few, just don’t spoil it) that grabs you.
*Post it.
*Add your (url) post to the Linky on Freida’s Voice. Add the post url, not your blog url. It’s that simple.


“…She balled her delicate hand into a fist. Without thought or warning, she let fly. Her hand connected with his well-boned jaw. She sent him staggering backward, ass over teakettle onto the ground.

A look of astonished shock crossed his face as he staggered backward from the blow. He hit the ground, letting out a moan. Was it pain? Was it shock? He didn’t know. From behind him, laughter assaulted his hearing. He started to form words, but didn’t get a chance to say them out loud before he heard someone say, “Glad to see you’ve still got a way with the women, Brian.”…

~ pg 56, Love and War by Lindsay Downs

Rescued – Injured Ensign Steve Henry awakens from severe wounds to the tender care of Lieutenant Suzanne Cunningham. Attraction explodes between them but will war tear them apart in the end?

Simone – Returning to Occupied France in advance of the allied invasion leaves no time for love between Sergeant Brian Deveneau and Simone. War tears apart lives and love. Will they survive?

Angel in Green – Never expecting to find love, 1st Lieutenant Elena Roberts must put aside her feelings for 2nd Lieutenant Steve Johnson. When her hospital is overrun by North Vietnamese soldier’s, she must guard not only her heart from the handsome solider, but keep him alive as well.

Love and War by Lindsay Downs was released December 12, 2012

Book Beginnings on Friday is a meme hosted by Gilion at Rose City Reader. Anyone can participate; just share the opening sentence of your current read, making sure that you include the title and author so others know what you’re reading.

 “…Ryan’s phone rang from somewhere on the floor where their clothes had ended up on their way to the bed the night before…”

       ~  pg 9, Coming Home by Paloma Beck



Rachel Porter, a romance writer, has told her three sons tales of finding their true soul mate since they were just boys. She lives with the belief that there is but one match for every person. Now as men, they have yet to discover their soul mates. That is, until they come home…

Ryan Porter, Rachel’s oldest son, needs a change from his busy city lifestyle. After five years of living in New York and establishing his own real estate firm, something is still missing. When a family tragedy brings Ryan back to his family’s rural home, he meets Tyra. She just might be the catalyst for the change he needs, redirecting the course of his life. But first he must accept his relationship with his parents and embrace Tyra’s secrets.

Coming Home by Paloma Beck was released December 2, 2012

Meme, Teaser Tuesday

Harlie’s Books Tuesday Teaser ~ Coming Home ~

Teaser Tuesdays is a weekly bookish meme hosted by MizB at Should Be Reading. Anyone can play along! Just do the following:


  • Grab your current read
  • Open to a random page
  • Share two (2) “teaser” sentences from somewhere on that page
  • BE CAREFUL NOT TO INCLUDE SPOILERS! (make sure that what you share doesn’t give too much away! You don’t want to ruin the book for others!)
  • Share the title & author, too, so that other TT participants can add the book to their TBR Lists if they like your teasers!

“So, you like my ass?”
Ryan swallowed back his surprise. She was forward…this was going to be fun. “Sure do,”
he grinned, “And I’m pretty sure you like what you see too.


~ page 27, Coming Home by Paloma Beck


Sounds like things are just beginning to heat up!

So what are you reading this week?

See ya next Tuesday!