2 January 2015

The 13 Of Hearts (Heartsight Book 5) - The Friday 56 and Book Beginnings on Friday

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Kay Springsteen is an author on my 'must have' list and The 13 Of Hearts did not disappoint. It is book five in the Heartsight series and while it can be read alone, you will get a better feel for the background of several of the minor characters in this story if you are acquainted with the previous books in the series.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Book Beginning
War. It’s not just a string of constant bloody battles. More often than not, you find yourself watching… and waiting… Because that other shoe? It will fall. ~From the Deployment Survival Journal of Pete “Rabbit” Kincaid
 
 
 Pg 56 approx. on Kindle:
 
“Hey, Rabbit!” Nate’s voice intruded. “You coming?” Rabbit blew out a quick breath and took in his surroundings. “Yeah.” He’d stopped walking and turned fully around to study Lin at some point. He tore his gaze away from the object of his musing. “Yeah, I was just making sure I grabbed my phone.” He caught up with Nate and they reached the kayak together. The kid eagerly lowered it to the ground. When he looked up, the animation in his eyes tugged at Rabbit’s heart. Not your life, man. After you visit the wizard and get cleared, you’re outa here.
 
 
 
Synopsis: (from Amazon)
 
Peter "Rabbit" Kincaid wasn't always superstitious but after several deployments with the US Marines, he's picked up a few quirks. His last tour of duty didn't go so well, and now he's back home recovering from injuries and awaiting clearance to get back in the fight. The fight is about to come to him in a different way.

Melinda "Lin" Doyle is a two-time US Marine widow on the run from the fallout of an incident that threatens to separate her from her two children. Making their home in a motel where she works for board and half pay, with her oldest child attending school under an assumed name isn't her idea of being Mother of the Year. Then again, neither is being at the center of a murder investigation.

Rabbit believes everything happens for a reason so when he and the young family cross paths multiple times over the course of a couple of days, he pays attention. Lin would rather the handsome Marine officer take his attention elsewhere before he ruins everything. How can they ever get along when everything they do appears to be at cross purposes?  
 
 
Genre: 'sweet' contemporary military romance
Length: aprox. 400 pages

23 comments:

Lauren Stoolfire said...

I've heard of this series before, but I'm not sure it's my style. Thanks very much for sharing though! Happy Friday!

Kathy Martin said...

I haven't heard of this series but the plot of this one sounds really interesting. Happy reading!

Creations by Laurel-Rain Snow said...

This one is new to me, but worth another look. Thanks for sharing...and for visiting my blog.

Katherine P said...

This is a new author to me but I love the excerpts. I love when a favorite author doesn't disappoint. Thanks for sharing!

Alicia AKernelofNonsense said...

It looks like someone is getting attached ;)

Topazshell said...

Can't imagine the pain, a two time Marine widow. Hope your year is a good one.

Sandra Nachlinger said...

I read and enjoyed this book, but I haven't read the others in this series. They're definitely on my TBR list because I liked the characters, plot, and the author's style of writing. The story felt real.
My Friday post features THE HUSBAND LIST.

SherryGLoag said...

Lauren, thanks for coming by. :-)

SherryGLoag said...

Kathy, I hope you enjoy her books as she also writes in different genres.

SherryGLoag said...

Thanks for coming by Laurel-Rain. I hope you enjoy her books too.

SherryGLoag said...

Thanks for coming by Katherine. Kay Springsteen's writing style suits me down to the ground. She is not a writer who's stories you can 'skip' through.

SherryGLoag said...

:-) Alice, thanks for coming by.

SherryGLoag said...

Topazshell thanks for coming by. :-)

SherryGLoag said...

Sandy, if you enjoyed this book then you'll enjoy the others, too :-) Thanks for coming by.

Elizabeth said...

ENJOY your book. I don't know this book, though.

Happy New Year!!

Elizabeth
Silver's Reviews
My Book Beginnings

Claudia {Sparrowhawk} said...

This one looks like an affecting read, but one that everyone should dive into nonetheless. I do hope you are enjoying it! Have a wonderful weekend! :)

fredamans said...

Sounds like a book that can pull you very deep in. I wonder if you may need tissues though?
Happy weekend!

SherryGLoag said...

Thanks for coming by Elizabeth. I don enjoy this author very much. Best wishes for 2015.

SherryGLoag said...

Yes Claudia, the author has created a skilful balance between the after effects of PTSD and a captivating contemporary romance.
Thanks for coming by.

SherryGLoag said...

fredamans, you are right, it will. :-) :-) Thanks for coming by.

Nyze Gremio-Velasco said...

Interesting book you got there :)

BookBeginning@EverythingNyze

SherryGLoag said...

:-) Nyze, thanks for coming by. For me it was a book I didn't want to end I loved the characters so much :-)

sherry fundin said...

The cover and 56 didn't do much for me, so I am glad you included the blurb. Now that got my attention. Happy reading.
sherry @ fundinmental Friday Memes