Welcome back to another bookish day here at Satisfaction for Insatiable Readers.
Today, we're joining in the Avon Impulse fun as we help spread the word on a new Contemporary Romance title coming soon to a shelf near you! It's a blog wide COVER REVEAL and it stars book one of the new Healing Hearts series from author T.J. Kline. Have you had your eye on it? Wait, don't answer that....just take a gander at it below. (^_^)
Healing Harts, Book 1
About the book...
If you could have anything, do anything… what would it be?
Jessie Hart has a soft spot for healing the broken, especially horses and children, but her business is failing and bankruptcy is looming. The one man who can save Heart Fire Ranch is the last man she wants to take advice from - financial expert Nathan Kerrington - the same man who broke her heart eight years ago.
Nathan Kerrington has it all, except the one thing he’d wanted most - Jessie. Now that he’s finally freed himself from his corrupt family, he wants to make amends. When he’s called in to save Jessie’s ranch, he sees his chance to win her back - if only he can prove to her that she can trust him with her heart…
So, whatcha think?
Something that's on your radar?
What caught YOUR attention?
For me, it was the combination of potential love, family, and making amends. Of course, it doesn't hurt that the intended "hero" sounds like he's learned from past mistakes and is ready to up the ante to reclaim his good name. Who doesn't like a person making good on the wrongs they committed or were a party to?
Now what we're REALLY here about, THE COVER!
Well, it wouldn't be much of a cover reveal without an actual cover...to reveal. So, you've read about the book, now it's time to judge the cover.
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Here's the story behind how this became the chosen image/set up...
When we started looking for covers for Jessie and Nathan’s story, I had a very clear picture in my mind. I knew exactly what my characters look like and the feel I wanted for the series as a whole. We had also decided very early to go with only the main characters on these books. I also knew that while all three books should tie together, I wanted Jet, one of Jessie’s horses, on the cover somewhere. He plays an important part in discovering herself at different points in the story.
But Jessie is such a strong, independent character, she fought me at every step, whether it was in the first draft or the final cover. We went through several pictures and many would have worked with the mood of the book but there was always something that didn’t suit Jessie’s personality. Again, Jessie was determined to have her own way.
In the end, she chose her own photo. As soon as I saw it, I knew this was Jessie and there was no need to look further for a cover photo. This cover portrays Jessie’s character better than words – pensive, wistful and ambitious. The fact that Jet was able to be part of this cover was the icing on the cake for me.
About the author...
T. J. KLINE was bitten by the horse bug early and began training horses at fourteen as well as competing in rodeos and winning several rodeo queen competitions but has always known writing was her first love. She also writes under the name Tina Klinesmith. In her spare time, she can be found spending as much time as possible, laughing hysterically, with her husband, teens and their menagerie of pets in Northern California.
Special thanks to Dianna at HarperCollins Publishers for the chance to bring this reveal to you. (THANKS!) For more information on this title as well as their complete catalog, be sure to stop by their official site. This title is set to release this APRIL so be on the lookout for it on a bookstore shelf or virtual retailer of your choosing...or you can always PRE-ORDER it today! Just sayin'...
Until next time....happy reading!