Six Suggested Reads For The Fourth Of July Weekend!

We hope everyone has an excellent fourth of July weekend, full of barbeques, cool drinks on hot days, and of course, fireworks. And to celebrate the official birth of the United States of America, we’ve are highlighting stories from the different genres that are set in locations across this fine country throughout our history. And don’t be surprised if this list of new releases gets you feeling downright patriotic!

LOCATION: SET IN A SMALL TOWN

 

Leah and the Bounty Hunter
by Elaine Levine
Historical Romance
Time period: America, 1880s

Spend some more time with the good folks of Defiance as Avenger, the famous bounty hunter, safeguards the town and wins the heart of the brilliant Leah. But when old secrets resurface will they tear this couple — and their beloved town — apart?

   
 

A Mother’s Homecoming
By Tanya Michaels
Series Romance, Harlequin American Romance
Time Period: Contemporary

When teen mother Pam flees her small town, she leaves her child in the care of her husband Nick. Now, thirteen years later, Pam has sought treatment for her alcoholism and returned to try to build a relationship with her daughter. But can Nick forgive her desertion, and will her town ever let her live down her past to create a future with her family?

   

LOCATION: SET IN THE WILD WEST

 

Undaunted Faith
By Andrea Boeshaar
Inspirational Historical
Time Period: America, 1867

Two brothers who are Pastors in the Arizona Territory try to help the women they care about. Luke proposes a marriage of convenience to Bethany, who won’t settle for anything less than love, while Jake has fallen head over heals for Annetta, who doesn’t believe in God. Will these two devote men be able to forge new lives on the frontier with the women they want to marry?

   
 

The Creed Legacy
By Linda Lael Miller
Contemporary Romance
Time Period: Contemporary

As the latest Creed cowboy trilogy wraps up, Miller delivers another savory helping of love on the range. Brody Creed is trying to show the ranchers that he’s in Colorado to stay, and more importantly, convince the lover he left behind that she’s the only gal for him!

   

LOCATION: SET IN OUR NATION’S CAPITOL

 

Redeeming the Rogue
By Donna MacMeans
Historical Romance
Time Period: America, 1800s

A matchmaking sister to a Duke, a spy who must learn to be a diplomat and a double-crossing actress, oh my! In the final book in the Chambers trilogy English Miss Arianne gets roped into teaching spy Michael how to be an English diplomat to America. But when a series of events lands Arianne on the way to America as the faux diplomat’s wife, the passion that sparks between the pair cannot be denied. But will Michael’s feelings for Arianne compromise his mission and keep him from catching a killer?

   
 

The Jefferson Key
By Steve Berry
Mystery, Thriller
Time Period: Contemporary

Trouble follows Cotton Malone, but in his latest adventure Malone heads to Washington DC where he comes up against a secret society that has been part of American history since the American Revolution. When the Commonwealth attempts to assassinate the president, Malone must do all he can to protect the president from this insidious threat.

   

We hope these Americana-themed reads get you in the holiday spirit and may you have many brilliant fireworks shows in the weekend to come!