Saturday, January 23, 2021

Book Spotlight & Giveaway: For the Love of Joy by Janet W. Ferguson

For the Love of Joy JustRead Blog + Review Tour
Welcome to the Blog + Review Tour for For the Love of Joy by Janet W. Ferguson, hosted by JustRead Publicity Tours!


For the Love of Joy

Title: For the Love of Joy
Series: Coastal Hearts
Author: Janet W. Ferguson
Release Date: January 1, 2021
Genre: Christian Contemporary Romance / Southern rom-com

Years ago, a Dear John letter and then an IED explosion overseas rocked Davis Donnelly’s world and left him unclear about his marital status. He’d signed divorce papers, but broken mentally and physically, he’d never bothered to find out if his marriage actually ended. Now that he’s about to start a new position as an outreach minister, it’s time to settle things once and for all. At the moment he tracks down his wife—or former wife?—she takes a tumble while chasing a little boy. Her son. And that’s when life flips upside down. 

Joy Jennings Donnelly made her share of mistakes. But one thing she never considered a mistake was her child, and she’ll do anything to protect him. Even keep his paternity a secret. When she’s suddenly injured with not a soul to help her or her son, Joy is forced to rely on the man who has the most reasons to hate her.

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Without permission, his arms lifted to encircle her. Warmth shot through every fiber of his being. Exploded really, but a good explosion. Nothing about this woman ever made sense. She’d impressed him from the get go, but she infuriated him at the same time. “What am I going to do with you, Joy?”

Those blue eyes held his. “What do you mean?”

He released a shaky breath. “I’ve never loved anyone but you.”

“Not Gabby? I mean, she’s so good, and…” Her lips pressed together for a moment. “I think she likes you. A lot.” Her gaze dropped. “If I were you, I’d choose Gabby.”

The shame in her voice pierced his heart. He nudged her chin to bring those eyes back to him. Every muscle in him ached to hold her. To kiss her. He swallowed past the tightness in his throat. “You’re not me,” he managed in a hoarse whisper. Then he cupped her cheeks, years of emotion for this woman drawing his lips to hers.

Deep familiar waters of sweetness and passion rushed over him when she responded, her mouth searching his. Her arms slid around his neck. Her fingers feathered through his hair. This woman full of stubbornness and sass wrapped around his heart like she always had. For a few breathless moments, he let himself get lost in the electricity. Get lost in the fire of her touch.

Exactly what had landed them in a mess years before, yet he couldn’t pull himself away.


Janet W. Ferguson 

Janet W. Ferguson is a Grace Award winner, FHL Readers Choice Winner, and a Christy Award finalist. She grew up in Mississippi and received a degree in Banking and Finance from the University of Mississippi. She has served as a children’s minister and a church youth volunteer. An avid reader, she worked as a librarian at a large public high school. She writes humorous inspirational fiction for people with real lives and real problems. Janet and her husband have two grown children, one really smart dog, and a cat that allows them to share the space.

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(1) winner will receive a wetcat Hug Yourself Turkish beach towel, beach bookmark, Meyers lavender soy candle, signed book, note, and shell from the author! Dream beach 2021!

For the Love of Joy JustRead Giveaway

Full tour schedule linked below. Giveaway began at midnight January 19, 2021 and will last through 11:59 PM EST on January 26, 2021. 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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