Cover Reveal: Love's Refuge

Friday, September 20, 2013

Morning, all! So, this past week, the lovely Amber asked on Twitter about participating in a cover reveal for author Sandra Leesmith, of course, I was game for that and am pleased today to be a part of the big reveal for her upcoming novel. Before the cover is posted, read up on Sandra and the cover designer, Lena Goldfinch (who you may all know from Amber's debut novel, Bleeding Heart, and just as a "head's up" stayed tuned this fall for the reveal of Amber's second book, Forget Me Not plus all the information about the story!)

Love’s Refuge will be released November 2013. Visit Seasons of Humility that month for more information about the book’s release and the blog tour.
Synopsis: Skye Larsen loves her peaceful life on Leeza Island in Puget Sound – the tranquility, the friendly neighbors, and especially the safety from big-city dangers. So when cruel pranks start to escalate and changes threaten to overtake the island, Skye is determined to fight for her haven. The presence of a handsome vacationer and the unexpected feelings he awakens can’t distract her from her goal.
Danny Fraser doesn’t realize how desperately he needs a rest until he meets Skye. By allowing him to glimpse her simple way of life, she helps him reorient his priorities – and steals his heart in the process. But his work and home in Seattle keep Skye at bay.
An isolated island girl with painful memories. A dedicated city boy with a wild past. What will it cost for them both to find a refuge from their storms?
(Quick note: Does this sound good or what!? I haven't had the time to discover Sandra's novels but I am confident this one will soon find a place on my shelf.)
About the Author: Sandra Leesmith loves to travel in her RV and explore all of nature’s beauty, discover America’s history, and fellowship with the wonderful people she meets while on the road. She enjoys reading, writing, hiking, swimming, and pickleball. Learn more about Sandra and her books at her website.
About the Cover Designer: Lena lives in a scenic small town in Massachusetts with her husband, two kids, and a very spoiled Black Lab. She writes fiction for young adults, mostly light fantasy with a healthy dose of "sigh-worthy" romance. You can visit her online.
Freebie Offer: Love’s Miracles – Sandra’s May 2013 release – is FREE for Kindle today (September 20th) only, in honor of the Love’s Refuge cover reveal. Click HERE to download your copy!
...and now, drumroll, please! May we present the premiere of Love's Refuge...

Isn't it sweet!? Seriously, kudos to Lena for this design, I think it's possibly my favorite from her portfolio yet - the colors, shading and the romanticism is lovely. Betting that the inside is equally charming - eager to read this one, Sandra. Congrats on another new book!

This is a book that will be up for tour come November (I believe all that will be available are e-copies), so if any of you are interested or what to learn more, go and ahead and ask your questions in the comment section or DM Amber about any open spots or the availability of it to review.
Until then, enjoy the synopsis and cover debut of Sandra's upcoming novel.

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  1. Morning Rissi, Love how you introduced the cover. You made a playful suspense of the reveal. chuckle. Love it.

    And yes, Lena did a great job. She and Amber collaborated for the ideas and then Lena went to work. I agree with you. It is one of her best.

    Thanks again for participating in the cover reveal. Have a great day.

    1. Hello, Sandra! Thanks. I couldn't resist using a photo that gave a glimpse in place of the actual - after all, that way readers don't see it all on their dashboard. ;)

      Aw, neat! How fun that Amber and Lena worked together - I was reading some of Amber's post about the process and golly! It sounds like a fun job. :) Kudos to Lena for this (it's a favorite) and you for writing a book that sounds lovely. Eager to read it. :)

      Thank YOU for dropping by - happy you did. :)

  2. Rissi, you are awesome! Thank you so much for this fabulous cover-reveal post! Love your thoughts on the cover and blurb, and I super appreciate your mention of the Forget Me Not reveal and the way that bloggers can reach me if they want to be part of the Love's Refuge tour. :) *Hugs*


    1. Always glad to help promote awesome Christian fiction, no matter how small. Ever so slowly I'm learning more ways to use social media and how better to spread the word about talented authors and the like. Thank YOU for being a great part of that scene and offering so many fabulous tours and reveals. :)

      Eager for your Forget Me Not reveal and more news on your next writing projects. :)

      Wishing you a full blog tour for this book - I'll for sure be keeping an eye out for the reviews that come with it.


  3. Thanks again Rissi. Happy reading.

    1. It's my pleasure, Sandra. Wishing you success with this upcoming release! :)


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