About the Book
Book: Shut the Front Door
Author: L.M. Karen
Genre: Contemporary Christian Fiction
Release date: July 15, 2021
The zany story of an alpha male pursuing a headstrong woman and the hilarious entanglements that follow.
Maddy’s dating profile couldn’t be more together. Maddy, however, feels utterly not together when Derek is in the room. She thought living next to her best friend Brittany, (who happens to be married to her brother, Matt) would be the best move of her life; not realizing it came with the complication of Brittany’s older brother Derek. Their undeniable chemistry and passionate personalities make it hard for Maddy to continue ignoring his determined pursuit. This is a feel good romantic comedy with a hint of excitement.
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About the Author
LM Karen writes contemporary Christian fiction romance. As a longtime lover of words, she can generally be found behind her laptop or with a book in her hand. A graduate of Toccoa Falls College, her heart is in the mountains. She eventually made use of the voices in her head by putting them on the page.
More from LM Karen
I like writing characters who are flawed but are loved anyway. Who have maybe made a mess of things, or are consumed by fear, or have some growing to do, because isn’t that all of us? All of my characters get happy endings because as Christians we all get the happy ending. We are flawed, we are human, we are sinful, but we are loved. We are forgiven.
One of my favorite things about Maddy in Shut the Front Door is that she is fearless. She is bold and unapologetic about who she is. But even Maddy with all her confidence still has insecurities about being accepted, and just wants to be loved at the end of the day. She just wants to know that she will be received for all she is by the one person she loves the most. I think that’s a very relatable desire and what we all really want. One of my favorite things about Christian fiction is that we are reminded within the fun and sweeping nature of romance that we are always and eternally loved by God.
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To celebrate her tour, LM is giving away the grand prize package of a $50 Amazon gift card and a signed copy of the book!!
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Shut the Front Door: The Entanglements of Cop vs. Lawyer is the second installment from L M Karen’s Oak Street series. I really enjoyed the first book, Summertime Lilies, and was looking forward to reading this one. I thought it was a great read. This one of those reads that is short but full of entertainment with fun and delightful characters. I loved it!
Shut the Front Door: The Entanglements of Cop vs. Lawyer is getting four and a half stars from. I recommend it for readers who enjoy reading sweet, heartwarming and clean romance. I hope there will be a third book from the Oak Street series releasing in the near future.
I received a digital copy of Shut the Front Door: The Entanglements of Cop vs. Lawyer from the publisher, but was not required to write a positive review. This review is one hundred percent my own honest opinion.
Sounds good, thank you.ReplyDelete
Added to my tbr! Thanks for the book rec!ReplyDelete
This sounds like a great story.ReplyDelete
Shut the Front the Door sounds like an excellent read and I like the cover! Thanks for sharing it with me! Thanks Locks, Hooks and Books for sharing your review! Have a magical holiday season!ReplyDelete
It sounds like a really interesting book. Thank you for sharing.ReplyDelete
Thank you for sharing your review of this story, this sounds like an excellent book and series, a must read for meReplyDelete
L.M., Shut the Front Door sounds like a great book and I like the cover! Thanks for sharing it with me! Thanks for sharing your great review with me, Locks, Hooks and Books! Have a spectacular holiday season!ReplyDelete
Good book for fall reading.ReplyDelete
Thanks for the contest.
I love the cover! The colors and graphics are great.ReplyDelete