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Tag Archives: Jacquie Biggar

It’s #FreeBookFriday on RLFblog! Join us for a new collection of free reads and downloads each week. All genres and heat levels. Bookmark this site so you don’t miss a thing. This week’s featured author is Claire Gem.

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Claire Gem: A Taming Season

New books to read on #FreeBookFriday #RLFblog @gemwriterContemporary Romance
Manhattan domestic violence counselor Zoe Anderson is going on the most important vacation of her life.
Before she can move on, help other women, Zoe needs to heal herself. She sets out for picturesque Lake George to claim the treasured family cottage she recently inherited. The place where she found happiness—before.
What she finds is a rundown shack.
The neighboring resort mogul, Jason Rolland, whisks in to her rescue, insisting Zoe stay at his upscale Lakeview Lodge. The wealthy, handsome playboy figures he’ll seduce her, then convince the her to give up the crumbling eye-sore next door. He’s been trying to buy the cabin—and demolish it—for years: the last reminder of his own tragic childhood.
What Jason doesn’t figure on is Zoe melting his emotional armor. But with his reputation, can he ever win her heart? Or will their pasts come back to bite them both?
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My Baby Wrote Me A Letter

Jacquie BiggarNew books to read on #FreeBookFriday #RLFblog @gemwriter
A family’s brush with the past will threaten the fabric of their lives.
Eight months pregnant and her Navy husband away on a mission, Grace Freeman craves the security of her childhood home in Canada.
When a letter written by her long-lost mother is found in an old writing desk it creates a tear in the fabric of her family.
Can Grace find a way to bring peace to those she loves, or will a message from the past destroy their future?
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Whole Lotta Love

New books to read on #FreeBookFriday #RLFblog @gemwriterLuanna Stewart
Lotta has a few days to get her bakery up and running, otherwise she’ll let down her best friend days before her wedding. But that means talking to an old high school crush, the cutest handyman in town. Baking bread and hanging out with her dog is much safer.
Mitch is high and dry with a broken leg so can’t help run the family fishing business. To keep from going stir crazy he straps on his tool belt – he can still pound a few nails. His customer is the shy girl from chemistry class, now a sensual woman with a sweet smile, though she still doesn’t say much. But what Mitch has in mind doesn’t involve a lot of talking.
While Lotta struggles to bake all the sweets, Mitch becomes interested in nibbling more than just her cookies.
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Seeking Catherine

Josie RivieraNew books to read on #FreeBookFriday #RLFblog @gemwriter
From USA Today bestselling author Josie Riviera comes the first heart-warming book in the Romany Gypsy Seeking Series.
Bargained away to a brothel, she is beyond hope, beyond rescue…but not beyond the reach of the one man who can save her.
He’s hurt her in the past. Can she trust her heart to him again?
During an age of chivalry they were sweethearts, planning a future together in England.
Headstrong and proud, Catherine Sudfield remembers everything about Stefan Boswell. And she loved him in spite of his poverty and lack of nobility. The restless Gypsy rogue’s powerful good looks and promises of love were more than enough to satisfy her youthful dreams.
But then Stefan left without a word, and Catherine’s uncle bargained her off to a brothel.
Sometimes, bonds between a man and a woman, however young, are meant to last a lifetime. But will it take more than a dose of Gypsy magic to chase away the doubts between two guarded lovers?
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Her Gilded Prison

Beverley Oakley
She was determined to secure the succession, he was in it for the pleasure. Falling in love was not part of the arrangement.
When dashing twenty-

New books to read on #FreeBookFriday #RLFblog @gemwriter

five-year-old Stephen Cranbourne arrives at the estate he will one day inherit, it’s expected he will make a match with his beautiful second cousin, Araminta.
But while proud, fiery


Araminta and her shy, plain sister, Hetty, parade their very different charms before him, it’s their mother, Sybil, a lonely


and discarded wife, who evokes first his sympathy and then stokes his lustful fires.
As Stephen introduces Sybil to every pleasure she’s been deprived of, duty and passion become a deep and mutual love. But with the unexpected arrival of a contender to the estate, Sybil realises that what she’s set in motion to save the family might have tragic consequences.
Her Gilded Prison is Book 1 in the Daughters of Sin series, a Regency-set ‘Dynasty’ that follows the sibling rivalry between Viscount Partington’s two nobly-born and his illegitimate daughters as they compete for love during a London Season. Her Gilded Prison can, however, be read as a stand-alone.
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Endure, Illustrated Quotes of Pietas

New books to read on #FreeBookFriday #RLFblog @gemwriterKayelle Allen
Illustrated Book

What does the most dangerous man in the galaxy have to say about enduring?
Known to other immortals as the Bringer of Chaos, Pietas is the most powerful of all the Ultras. The 7′ tall warrior has platinum hair and eyes the color of raw turquoise. His beauty is legendary. So is his prowess at war.
A scientist, brilliant strategist, and passionate lover, this immortal understands the need to accept what life throws his way, embrace change, and take destiny into his own hands.
Thirty beautifully illustrated life affirming and insightful quotes, such as;

When a just king rules, the people applaud. When a tyrant rules, the people endure.

If you crave the stars you must endure darkness.

To look back with regret is to endure suffering twice.

plus twenty-seven more!

When you join the Romance Lives Forever Reader Group, you’ll get Endure free plus 3 more exclusive books for members only.
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Cover model for Endure: Nik Nitsvetov (courtesy of

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The Top Blogger for this month is Nicole Morgan, who wins a month of free advertising on the blog. Top
Blogger of 2016 was Susan V Vaughn, who won a year of free advertising for 2017. 
The blog now has a better way to sign up for guest spots. You can be assured of a date right away, with no waiting. See the info at the end of this post.

About Nicole Morgan

Top Five Bloggers for the Month

Each month, the RLF Gems post ranks in the top ten, but is not
counted, in order to focus on guests. The winners are judged by cumulative page
views, including return and unique visits. 
1 Nicole Morgan
2 Jacquie Biggar
3 Anni Fife
4 Errin Stevens
5 Eleanor Webster
Honorable mention: Hannah

Top Chatters for the Month

Because the person who gets the most comments in a month is not always the
person who gets the most page views per month, I instituted the Top Chatter Award.
This is the award for the person who receives the most comments. To win, a guest
must have five or more comments (not counting the guest author’s). There can be
up to three winners.
This month’s winner’s are:
1 Kristina Knight, Nicole Morgan (tie)
2 Hannah Meredith, Jacquie Biggar (tie)
3 NJ Walters

Top Bloggers of 2017

These bloggers were top bloggers in 2016. There is a new graphic for this year. The
top blogger for the year wins a year of advertising on the site. There are not twelve names because some authors won more than one time.
Susan V Vaughn
Vicki Batman – Cancer Awareness Week
Livia Quinn
Collette Cameron
Jackie Weger
Tina Donahue
Collette Cameron
Regina Kammer
Nicole Morgan

Top Chatters for the Year

These bloggers won top chatter during the month of their visit. I
checked the number of comments and put them in order by the most comments
1 Vicki Batman and MFRW
Founding Day (tie: both have most comments on a single post for the entire
2 Sabrina York
3 Collette Cameron,
Carmen Stefanescu (tie)
4 Red L Jameson
Honorable Mention:
Adele Downs, MJ Schiller
Special Honorable
(for highest number of
cumulative comments throughout the year)
Susan V Vaughn

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My thanks to all who took part this month. You made Romance Lives
Forever a great place to discover new books and authors.

Today’s featured book is Love In Times of War by Jacquie Biggar and others.

About the Book

Title: Love In Times of War
Genre: Romance
Author: Jacquie Biggar

Book heat level (based on movie ratings): PG-13
At no other point is passion put to the test as in dire times of war. From the American Civil War to WWII, from Vietnam to the War in Afghanistan to the Persian Gulf, the stories in this boxed set summon the strength of true lovers. Written by bestselling, award-winning, and USA Today authors, the novels and novellas in this collection tell of overcoming the odds to celebrate the victory of love.

If you like Military Romance, Wounded Warrior Romance, Historical
Romance, Contemporary Romance, or Romantic Suspense, this anthology invites you
to triumph over the worst of conditions. Together with these unforgettable
lovers, go through coping with loss, struggling with injuries and
rehabilitation, and facing difficult homecomings. And just like them, inspired
by desire, find the courage to bring forth the best in us.
Dancing with Air by
Uvi Poznansky
In WWII London, Lenny is involved in a covert intelligence ploy.
His task must remain confidential, even at the risk of Natasha becoming
suspicious of him. Will their love survive the test of war?
Two Hearts Unspoken
by Tamara Ferguson
Beth Bowen is a single mom of an autistic son. Zach Logan is a
wounded warrior searching for a life after Iraq. Can two lonely people discover
that love is that something unspoken, missing from their lives?
The Rebel’s
Redemption by Jacquie Biggar
When an old enemy follows him from Iraq and causes mayhem in Tidal
Falls, can Jared overcome the odds to protect the woman he’s always loved?
Broken Wings by D.G.
Joshua, a bomb disposal expert in Afghanistan. Angelina, an editor
of a local newspaper. Both avoiding love at all costs, until they are
unexpectedly thrown together. Tested beyond belief… Can their love survive?
A Soldier’s Promise
by Angelica Kate
Ryker is most comfortable in the regulated world of the military.
When he is sent to Darby’s doorstep to keep a promise to one of his fallen team
members, every rule he holds will be challenged!
Returning Home by the
Sea by Traci Hall
Brayden and Zoe wed before he went to Iraq. Once united in
passion, a lot has changed in the six years he’s been away. Will their love survive
his homecoming?
A Weldon Family
Christmas by Jennifer St. Giles
A frightening event with an uncertain outcome sends Emma and John’s
memory to the past, where her helicopter went down in Vietnam enemy territory,
and he risked everything to save her. Can she save him now?
The Magic of Snow by
Regina Puckett
When Staff Sergeant Charlie Prince’s letters stop arriving from
Afghanistan, Sarah White waits in agonizing suspense to discover what has
happened to the man she loves.
Mademoiselle by
Suzanne Jenkins
To Philipa, working at Mademoiselle Magazine is more important
than anything, even love. Her friend, Walter, hopes for a change, but not until
his trip to the Persian Gulf does she begin to listen to her heart.
Genteel Secrets by
S.R. Mallery
In 1861 America, can the love between a Confederate female spy and
the Pinkerton detective hired to shadow her survive, or will their story become
just another casualty of war?
Moving to Forever by
PJ Fiala
Danny Schaefer returns from Afghanistan broken in body, battered
in soul. Tammy Davis, betrayed in a most personal way, struggles against her
tormentor. She and Danny must help each other heal, by the power of love.
Lovin’ Those Navy
Games by Susan Jean Ricci
Michael Burke has two passions: his high-school sweetheart and
baseball. When someone dear to him perishes in Vietnam, will the shock alter
his future goals? Will it isolate him from Ellie or deepen their love?

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The Rebel’s Redemption 

Jacquie Biggar author of The Rebel’s Redemption answers five
easy questions to help readers get to know her better.

Author Bio

From the time Jacquie was twelve years old, she knew she wanted
to be a writer. That year she wrote a short story called Count Daffodil after spending
countless hours searching for ideas. The story garnered Jacquie an A and was read
aloud through the school’s loudspeaker system. Needless to say, after that she was
Jacquie grew up, got married, raised a family and left her writing
urges to simmer in the background unattended.
She owned and operated a successful diner in her hometown for
a number of wonderful years before deciding to live her dream of becoming an author.
Jacquie’s first book, Tidal Falls, a romantic suspense novel
about second chances, released September of 2014.
What’s your favorite down-home
family style meal?
I love cooking a pot roast with roasted potatoes, onions, turnips,
carrots, and maybe Yorkshire pudding.
Who is your “book
boyfriend” (that hottie you read about and drool over)?
At the moment it’s Jim Heron from J.R. Ward’s Fallen Angel series.
He’s trying to save the world one soul at a time in a deadly game against his arch
enemy Devina. If you haven’t tried them yet, you should. Awesome series.
What’s your favorite hashtag
to watch on Twitter?
That’s easy, #1lineWed @KissOfDeath There’s a different topic
each Wednesday where you’re welcome to post a line from a WIP. No buy links.
Describe the perfect vacation.
I’m living it. We recently moved to Victoria, Vancouver Island,
Canada. It’s amazing. Ocean, mountains, ancient Cedars, friendly people, and a relaxed
lifestyle, it doesn’t get much better.
When you read for pleasure,
what kind of books do you choose?
I love romance of any kind. My favorites are military style romantic

About the Book

Title The Rebel’s Redemption
Genre Romantic Suspense
Author Jacquie Biggar
Book heat level (based on movie ratings): PG13
Annie Campbell has made a good life for her and her young son
in the mountain town of Tidal Falls. She’s dating the sheriff, owns a successful
business, and has the support of the community.
So why isn’t it quite enough?
Jared Martin left Tidal Falls a hotheaded youth, and now, after
eight years in the military, he returns a bitter, disillusioned man.
Then he finds out he’s a father.
When an old enemy follows and causes mayhem in the small town,
can Jared overcome the odds to protect the woman he’s always loved and the child
he never knew, or will it be too late?

Buy This Book

Author Social Media

RLF Gem Award 
Last month, Romance Lives Forever had 27 posts in a 28 day month.
Each month, the RLF Gems post ranks in the top ten, but is not counted, in order
to focus on guests.
The Top Blogger for February was Barbara White Daille. She wins a month of free cover advertising
on the blog.

About Barbara White Daille

Top Five Bloggers for the Month

(judged by page views). Congratulations to each one!
1. Barbara White Daille
2. Mae Hancock
3. Jacquie Biggar
4. Naughty Literati
5. Tina Donahue
Honorable mention: Jill Blake, Charlotte Howard, Suz deMello
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Guest calendar
My thanks to all who took part this month. You made Romance Lives
Forever a great place to discover new books and authors.
Other participants this month in alphabetical order by first
name are:

Anna Durand, Dariel Raye, Emily Mims, Heloise West, Ines Johnson, Jana
Richards, Jordan K Rose, Kathy L Wheeler, Kayelle Allen, Lucy Felthouse, Marilyn
Baron, Mary Dressel, Melinda Dozier, MJ O’Shea, MJ Schiller, Naomi Bellina, Racheline
Maltese and Erin Mcrae, Sabrina York
Rebel’s Redemption 
Cover Love includes a cover, blurb, buy links, and social media
contacts for the author. Today’s featured book is The Rebel’s Redemption by Jacquie
Is it ever too late to atone for past mistakes?
Annie Campbell has made a good life for her and her young son
in the mountain town of Tidal Falls. She’s dating the sheriff, owns a successful
business, and has the support of the community.
So why isn’t it quite enough?
Jared Martin left Tidal Falls a hotheaded youth, and now, after
eight years in the military, he returns a bitter, disillusioned man.
Then he finds out he’s a father.
When an old enemy follows and causes mayhem in the small town,
can Jared overcome the odds to protect the woman he’s always loved and the child
he never knew, or will it be too late?

Buy This Book

Author Social Media

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