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It’s here! The re-release of Love Thaws a Frozen Heart is official! Giveaway, too!

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Love Thaws a Frozen Heart by Valerie J. Clarizio

A short story Yooper romance.

Genre:  Contemporary Romance

Publisher:  VJC Books

eBook Price: $.99


Tag Line: Sometimes a trip down memory lane is what it takes to fall back in love.


Casey is hell bent on getting Noah to sign divorce papers. Hiding out at his camp, Noah is hell bent on not signing. Procuring a snowmobile, Casey sets out in a blinding snow storm to find him. After crashing, she is near death when Noah finds her. Will a few cabin-bound days cause either of them to change their mind?

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Buy Links:

Amazon: https://www.amazon.com/Thaws-Frozen-Heart-Valerie-Clarizio-ebook/dp/B077XNRLLH/ref=sr_1_6?ie=UTF8&qid=1512647777&sr=8-6&keywords=valerie+Clarizio

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Barnes & Noble: https://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/love-thaws-a-frozen-heart-valerie-j-clarizio/1127580976?ean=2940155002628

Kobo: https://www.kobo.com/us/en/ebook/love-thaws-a-frozen-heart

iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/us/book/love-thaws-a-frozen-heart/id1320555571?mt=11&ign-itsct=1320555571-1320555571&ign-itscg=0177&ign-mpt=uo%3D4

Key Words: Contemporary Romance, Yooper, Snowmobile, Divorce


About the Author:

Valerie Clarizio lives in romantic Door County Wisconsin with her husband and two extremely spoiled cats. She loves to read, write, and spend time at her cabin in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan.

She’s lived her life surrounded by men, three brothers, a husband, and a male Siamese cat who required his own instruction manual. Keeping up with all the men in her life has turned her into an outdoors enthusiast, of which her favorite activity is hiking in national parks. While out on the trails, she has plenty of time to conjure up irresistible characters and unique storylines for her next romantic suspense or sweet contemporary romance novel.

Author’s Social Media links

Website/Blog: https://valclarizio.wordpress.com/

Newsletter: http://eepurl.com/bn6QoD

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Valerie.Clarizio/

Facebook Street Team: https://www.facebook.com/groups/clarizioscronies/

Bookbub: https://www.bookbub.com/authors/valerie-j-clarizio

Twitter: https://twitter.com/VClarizio

Google+: https://plus.google.com/u/0/100928949465109415957/posts

Pinterest: https://www.pinterest.com/valerieclarizio/

Amazon: https://www.amazon.com/Valerie-J.-Clarizio/e/B00A87RJVS/ref=sr_ntt_srch_lnk_8?qid=1476915213&sr=8-8

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Pre-Order is up for LOVE THAWS A FROZEN HEART! Look now to score a frozen Grasshopper pie recipe, too.

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The $.99 pre-order for Love Thaws a Frozen Heart is ready for clicking at most major online book retailers!

I recently received the rights back to this short contemporary romance that is sure to warm your heart during this cold season.

Blurb:  Casey is hell bent on getting Noah to sign divorce papers. Hiding out at his camp, Noah is hell bent on not signing. Procuring a snowmobile, Casey sets out in a blinding snow storm to find him. After crashing, she is near death when Noah finds her. Will a few cabin-bound days cause either of them to change their mind?

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Nab your $.99 copy now!

Amazon / Barnes and Noble / Kobo / Scribd / iTunes

As promised, here’s a recipe for GRASSHOPPER PIE!


24 Marshmallows and 1/2 C Milk – Melt in double boiler and cool.

Crust: 24 thin chocolate wafers (crushed) and 1/3 C melted butter.  Mix well and press into a 9″ pie tin, and chill for 1 hours.

Add to the marshmallow mixture, 1 ounce cream de cocoa, 1 ounce crème de menthe and 1/2 pint cream (whipped).  Pour over crust and refrigerate until set.

New Release – Missing Destiny by Traci Wooden-Carlisle


Missing Destiny

Traci W. Carlisle

Traci Wooden-Carlisle

Genre: Christian Fiction Romantic Suspense

Publisher: TAW Carlisle

eBook Price: $3.99


Book Buy Link:

Amazon : https://www.amazon.com/Missing-Destiny-Chandler-County-Novel-ebook/dp/B06VT2TJ4S

Key Words:

Contemporary Christian Fiction Romance, Christian Fiction Romantic Suspense, Romantic Suspense, African-American Christian fiction, equine therapy

Book Description

Tag Line:

Will they take a risk and grab a hold of their missing destiny?

Teaser Summary:

She spends Friday nights with charts and graphs. His best friend is a dog named Sebastian.

All she’s ever wanted was peace and to feel she belonged. All he ever wanted was to disappear.

She’s a city girl hiding in a small town. He’s back home hiding from his past.

If life were perfect, they could be each other’s missing destiny.

About the Author:

Traci Wooden-Carlisle began writing poetry and short stories as soon as she was able to form words on paper. She used that as a way to creating worlds, as well as, to communicate with God. A native of Los Angeles, California, she grew up attending United Methodist Church under the leadership of a pastor whose heart was for youth. Once she finished college at she found herself at a loss. She felt caught in the transition between childhood and adulthood. She surrounded herself with saints and volunteered her services as a graphic artist. Through the early-morning prayer, all night Friday prayer and 3-day shut-ins she started on her journey toward her most desired gift, an intimate relationship with God.  Today, Mrs. Wooden-Carlisle lives in San Diego with her husband, David Carlisle. When she isn’t writing she teaches fitness classes and runs a jewelry and craft business.

Author web links:

website: www.tawcarlisle.com








New Release & Giveaway – Family Forever!

The death of Dylan’s parents leave his five younger brothers and the family dairy farm in his care.

Neighbor Marissa, raised by an alcoholic father, seeks a way out. Desperate for help, Dylan offers her a live-in nanny/housekeeper position. She jumps at the opportunity. The chaotic household, full of love, feeds her maternal instincts. She falls for Dylan and the boys.

When Dylan finds himself desiring Marissa, he pulls back. His heart has been broken in the past by women resistant to a large, ready-made family. But if she walks away, she’d not only break his heart but those of his brothers, too.

Will Dylan ever believe in Marissa’s devotion to his family, risk his heart, and those of his brothers, for the woman he loves?

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Buy Links:

Amazon: https://www.amazon.com/dp/B01M9FZAPR/ref=sr_1_2?ie=UTF8&qid=1477524718&sr=8-2&keywords=valerie+j.+clarizio