Blog Blitz: Her Darkest Secret by Jessica R. Patch (JustRead Tour w/ Excerpt & Giveaway)

June 28, 2022

Her Darkest Secret JustRead Blog Blitz 

Welcome to the Blog Tour for Her Darkest Secret by Jessica R. Patch, hosted by JustRead Publicity Tours!


Her Darkest Secret

Title: Her Darkest Secret
Author: Jessica R. Patch
Publisher: Harlequin Love Inspired TRADE
Release Date: June 28, 2022
Genre: Christian, Psychological Thriller with a romance thread

When a cold-case serial killer returns, FBI special agent Fiona Kelly has one last chance to stop him before he claims the prize he’s always wanted—her. 

The sight of a goose feather at a murder scene modeled after a children’s poem is enough to make FBI special agent Fiona Kelly’s blood turn to ice. Almost two decades ago, a feather was left with her sister’s body—and with every subsequent victim of the Nursery Rhyme Killer. Now he’s back. Only this time, his latest gruesome murder is a message to the only one who ever got away: Fiona. Finding “Rhyme” is an obsession that’s fueled Fiona’s career—and destroyed her marriage to fellow FBI agent Asa Kodiak. Now Fiona and Asa have to put their past tensions aside and work together one last time. But Rhyme is watching, and catching this killer may force Fiona to reveal her biggest, darkest secret…the one only he knows.

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Rhyme easily blended in with the rest of the on looking crowd.
Asa Kodiak.
The name alone gave him a sour taste on his tongue, but things couldn’t have panned out any better. Kodiak’s new girlfriend was in charge of the crime scene. Not that it would have mattered who had been lead—Kodiak would have been called in once they saw Jenny’s body. Saw the feather. 
Asa was right now seeing it. A million thoughts flying through his thick skull—one in particular.
Before the day was out, Kodiak would call for Fiona. Tell her he needed her back in Memphis towork the case, but she’d know that it was Rhyme who had actually beckoned her.
It was time to come home.
To him.


Jessica R. Patch 
Jessica R. Patch is a Publishers Weekly bestselling author known for her dry wit, signatures twists, and complex characters. She loves reading true crime books, discussing cold cases over chips and salsa with her girlfriends, and hunting down serial killers in her romantic suspense novels and psychological thrillers.

Jessica loves to encourage and inspire people to forward living through her Patch of Hope devotions in her monthly email newsletter. You can join the Patched In community at her website: She resides in the Memphis area with her husband, two young adult children, and her spoiled tri-color Shetland Sheepdog. Jessica is represented by Rachel Kent at Books & Such Literary Management. 

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(1) winner will receive a signed paperback of Her Darkest Secret, Brain Games WHODUNIT:  Solve Crime Scene Puzzles Book, & a Shine cross necklace!

Her Darkest Secret JustRead Giveaway 

Full tour schedule linked below. Giveaway began at midnight June 28, 2022 and will last through 11:59 PM EST on July 5, 2022. Winner will be notified within 2 weeks of close of the giveaway and given 48 hours to respond or risk forfeiture of prize. US only. Void where prohibited by law or logistics.

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Review: Shadow of Honor by Ronie Kendig (JustRead Tour)

June 27, 2022

Title: Shadow of Honor
Author: Ronie Kendig
Publisher: Enclave Publishing 
Pages: 432
ISBN: 9781621842347
Publication Date: June 14th: 2022

About the Book:
The war he fears may be the very one he’s been called to start. 

Held captive, tortured by monsters of a nightmarish alien race, Marco Dusan clings to a final goal: keep these beasts from the Quadrants, even if it means orchestrating his own death. But his dreams betray that singular design. In them his bonded calls to him across lightyears. Does he leave her to fight Symmachia alone, or risk bringing an unwinnable war to every planet in the Quadrants? 

On board the alien dreadnought, Eija Zacdari flounders, torn amidst military machinations, prophecies, and an inexplicable bond with one of the fearsome creatures who have imprisoned her friends. Only by uncovering the truth about an ancient conflict now shrouded in deception will she find her place.

Faced with her true identity, Eija sees her purpose snap into focus, and she realizes the war Marco fears may be the very one he has been called to start.
My Thoughts:
This was a stunning read! Ronie Kendig is an author who can spin a story and make new worlds come alive. I’m someone that is cautious when reading sci-fi/ fantasy style genres, but there was no hesitation with this book/series. The story and characters grab you and don’t let go until the very end. This was a wild ride and so so much fun, but also mixed with the right amount of emotional gut punch.

If you like epic series, grand adventures, this is the series for you. This has been an amazing journey following these characters and the twist and turns really keep me guessing and turning the pages to find out what will happen and and how the character will handle it.

This is a must read.

About the Author:

Ronie Kendig is a bestselling, award-winning author of over thirty books. She grew up an Army brat, and now she and her Army-veteran husband have returned to their beloved Texas after a ten-year stint in the Northeast. They survive on Sonic & Starbucks runs, barbecue, and peach cobbler that they share—sometimes—with Benning the Stealth Golden. Ronie’s degree in psychology has helped her pen novels of intense, raw characters.

Thank you to JustRead Tours and the Author, I received a copy of this book for review. All thoughts and opinions are my own. 

This review was originally posted on Instagram.

Review: To Tame A Cowboy by Jody Hedlund (JustRead Tour)

June 14, 2022

Title: To Tame A Cowboy
Author: Jody Heldund
Publisher: Bethany House
Pages: 368
ISBN: 9780764236419
Publication Date: May 3rd, 2022

About the Book:
They share a passion to heal what is broken, but it's their own hearts that need to be made whole. 

Brody McQuaid is a broken man, and he knows it. While his body survived the war, his soul did not. Besides loving his little niece, his only sense of purpose comes from saving the wild horses that roam South Park. Ranchers in the area have taken to killing the horses, which are competing with their cattle to feed on the open grass.

Savannah Marshall is a veterinarian on her family's Colorado ranch. She longs to keep her father happy following the tragic death of her older brother, including marrying a man of his choosing. But days before her wedding, she gets cold feet and disappears to South Park. As she learns more about the destruction of the horses, she joins Brody in an attempt to save the wild creatures. But when Savannah's family and the resentments of the area cattlemen catch up with them both, Brody and Savannah will have to tame their fears if they've any hope to let love run free.
My Thoughts:
Jody Hedlund is my go to author when I want a swoon worthy hero and a fantastic romance that can take you through all the emotions.

I love how this series is connected with the characters and you are able to keep up with previous characters and see how their lives have moved and grown.

Following Savannah, I had a runaway bride feeling from her, but in the right way. I love when the the heroine has a head on her shoulders. Savannah is one who loves what she does, and doesn’t want to give it up. A female vet is not really heard of, but she is passionate about animals.

Brody, when we are first introduced, you can see he has dealt with a lot, and has anger issues, but he is one that has a path of growth and you want him to succeed, because he does care.

This was a great read. I can’t wait to read the next book this series and see where these cast of characters go.

About the Author:
Jody Hedlund ( is the bestselling author of over 30 historical novels for both adults and teens and is the winner of numerous awards, including the Christy, Carol, and Christian Book Awards. Jody lives in Michigan with her husband, busy family, and five spoiled cats.

Thank you to JustRead Tours and the author, I received a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. 

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