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Monday, August 12, 2013

A Summer's Desire GIVEAWAY with Kathleen Ball...


Summer Fitzgerald is a person of interest in the robbery and murder of her former boss. With no resources she is forced to take a job as a nanny. To her surprise the job consists of watching four, almost full grown, cowboys and helping their handsome, older brother Holden O’Leary.

Veterinarian Holden O’Leary moves his family to a Montana ranch for a fresh start. His time is soon consumed rescuing neglected horses and he needs help with his bothers.  Despite wishing otherwise, he soon finds that Summer holds his heart.

Will scandals and old secrets keep them from trusting each other or will Summer finally get her desire?


Holden opened his big strong arms to her and she gladly stepped into the comfort he offered. It had been so long since anyone had believed her. He did believe her, didn’t he? The need to know outweighed the comfort of his arms. Pulling back, she saw worry and compassion in his dark eyes.

“You believe me?” Someone had told her once not to ask questions you don’t want the answer to. Her body suddenly chilled and her chin wobbled.

“Of course I believe you. You are a victim, Summer, and I don’t understand how everyone knew all the details. There are privacy laws now.”

“Not if your name is Beverly. I think the sheriff has a thing for her. She is always bringing him cakes and pies.”

A smile crossed Holden’s face and he chuckled. “I know it’s not funny but I can’t imagine those two together. The thought gives me nightmares.” He pulled her back into his arms and cradled her head against his chest with his palm. He kissed the top of her head.

Summer gazed up at him. His eyes glittered in the moonlight. The desire she saw was unmistakable. Yearning surged through her. The beating of her heart grew faster as his head inch down until his delectable lips were against hers. She reached up and wrapped her arms around his neck as he pulled her flush against him. The kiss grew bolder and she opened for him. His kiss was powerful and she felt weak in the knees.

Suddenly, Holden stepped back and the words unfair and wow came to mind.

“The door just slammed. One of my brothers is around.”

She nodded and smiled at Holden’s shortness of breath. She seemed to have the same effect on him.




I'd like to thank Kathleen for sharing her latest release with us today, but for also offering on lucky commenter a chance to win a copy.

Please leave a comment with your email address' and follow this blog to enter. Kathleen will announce her winner on Thursday August, 15th.

Best wishes,
~Author Jennifer Labelle~



  1. the book looks really good. i haven't read any of kathleen's books as yet but would like to!

  2. Wow! Can't wait to read this one!

  3. I love cowboys! Thanks for the excerpt and the chance to win!

    ehaney578 at aol dot com

  4. the book looks really good. i will have to get a copy when i find work

  5. I love the plot for this one. It sounds like it would be an amazing book to read.
    debby236 at gmail dot com

  6. I have read Kathleen's books and they are really good. Looking forward to reading this one as well. Thanks for featuring her.

  7. Thank you all so much and thank you Jennifer!!!

  8. Wow!
    This definitely sounds like it's a fantastic read...
    I would love to get to read this story...
    Congrats on another great release...
    caiidynsmommie at gmail dot com

  9. I love cowboys!!! A great idea for a story.


  10. I would love to read this book. It sounds really good. Thanks for the giveaway. Please enter me.

  11. I think you may have outdone yourself this time Kathleen. Can't wait to lose myself in this one. This should be a great way to relax and lose some stress during a break between semesters. You rock Kathleen.

  12. This sounds really good.YOU ROCK KATHLEEN.

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  14. The winner is Chynarey!! I will email you- congrats!!!


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