Monday, July 31, 2023

Ranch Showdown: Author Guest Post + Enter to Win


Ranch Showdown JustRead Blog Tour

Welcome to the Blog Tour for Ranch Showdown by Tina Wheeler, hosted by JustRead Publicity Tours!

About the Book

Ranch Showdown

Title: Ranch Showdown
Author: Tina Wheeler
Publisher: Love Inspired Suspense
Release Date:
July 25, 2023
Christian, Romantic Suspense

Seeking refuge at a ranch… 

Has fiery consequences 

After being threatened by her sister’s ex, Sierra Lowery has forty-eight hours to surrender documents linking him to a bombing before he kills her and kidnaps her nephew. With the evidence missing and anyone who helps becoming a target, hiding out with Detective Cole Walker, her college sweetheart, might be her only chance for survival. But as explosives detonate in the wake of their search, their ranch safe haven could become a dangerous trap.  

From Love Inspired Suspense: Courage. Danger. Faith.

PURCHASE LINKS: Goodreads | Amazon | Barnes & Noble | ChristianBook | Bookshop | BookBub

Also Available

Ranch Under Fire

About the Author

Tina Wheeler

Tina Wheeler is a Publishers Weekly Bestselling Author and retired teacher. Although she grew up on the edge of the desert in Arizona, her favorite place to plot a new story is on a balcony overlooking the ocean. She enjoys spending time with her large extended family, brainstorming with writing friends, discovering new restaurants, and traveling with her husband.

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Author Guest Post

A Day in the Life of a Writer by Tina Wheeler 

I wish I could say I wake up at the break of dawn, exercise, dress, eat a nourishing meal, and then spend the next ten hours writing at a well-organized desk. That is my goalokay, my daydream. I’m not a morning person. 

This is my typical summer writing day. Times are approximate. 

8:00, maybe 9:00 if I stayed up late - Stumble out of bed when the alarm screams, brush teeth, make coffee, and watch a recording of Good Morning America. Husband comes out of his home office–the man cave–to chat and make a joke about something on TV. Then my seven-year-old granddaughter and her kitten call to FaceTime with their Mimathat’s me. 

10:00 Check emails, read a chapter written by one of my seven critique partners, then eat something easy to grab from the fridge. Make more coffee. 

11:00 – Begin write-ins on Zoom with friends from Valley of the Sun Romance Writers. We work in one-hour blocks. If my granddaughter has called back or never hung up, she yells, “Time” to the other participants. A short chat is followed by more writing. I admit I have been known to type while listening to my granddaughter sing a Taylor Swift song. I’ve heard she has young fans, and since I can’t make out the lyrics, I don’t even know if the song is age appropriate. I hope so. At some point, her father will kick her off the phone, and I’ll get back to work. 

12:00 – Make my third cup of coffee while the Roomba tries to chase me out of the kitchen so it can finish vacuuming. I return to my desk. I mean lap desk and laptop waiting for me on the recliner. Before writing again, I glance up at HGTV which has been on the whole time. Do I like the remodel job on this show? Probably. I usually do. Back to the write-ins until everyone has called it a day. 

5:00 – Start dinner. 

7:00 – Internal debate on whether or not I want to work on marketing. Tonight, it’s a yes. 

8:30 – Put the laptop away. 

My writing life also includes brainstorming lunches with critique partners, chapter meetings where we listen to speakers, networking and writing during a summer retreat, and more learning and networking during the fall Faith, Hope, and Love writers conference. 

There’s nothing glamorous to see here, but I enjoy my life, especially when Harlequin sends a shipment of my Love Inspired Suspense books. 

Tour Giveaway

(2) winners will win a signed, print copy of Ranch Showdown and a $15 dollar Amazon egift card!

Ranch Showdown JustRead Tours giveaway

Full tour schedule linked below. The giveaway begins at midnight July 31, 2023 and will last through 11:59 PM EST on August 7, 2023. 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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