Monday, January 25, 2016

A Reluctant Melody by Sandra Ardoin | New Novel News

A Reluctant Melody
by Sandra Ardoin

January 11, 2015
Heritage Beacon Fiction (imprint of Lighthouse Publishing of the Carolinas)
Purchase: A Reluctant Melody

Kit's alcoholism ruined more lives than his own. Now sober, he wants to make amends by opening a mission for drunkards. But the most suitable location belongs to Joanna Cranston Stewart, a love from his sordid past.

Friends of her late husband blame Joanna for his death. Although eager to flee from the rumors, she will let the walls of her rundown property crumble around her before she allows Kit back into her life.

When a blackmailer threatens to reveal Joanna’s long-held secret, will she risk losing everything she owns to Kit … including her heart?

Get to know Sandra...

What's one chore you hate doing?
Cleaning bathrooms. I mean, really, who likes to do that? I especially hate cleaning the shower. The good part: the chore involves my favorite country music!

If your book became a movie, who would you cast for your main characters?
Take a look at my Pinterest board for A Reluctant Melody. You’ll find I’ve imagined Kristen Bell as Joanna Stewart and Chris Pine as Christopher “Kit” Barnes. The latter is appropriate considering the name, don’t you think?

Would you rather go to the future or go to the past?
I’d definitely hop inside that time machine and head for the past. Frankly, I’m not too keen on where the world is headed right now, so I’m not sure I want to see the future. But I’d love to go to the second half of the 19th century to get a first-hand look at the time period in which I write.

Sandra Ardoin writes inspirational historical romance. She’s the author of The Yuletide Angel and A Reluctant Melody. A wife and mom, she’s also a reader, football fan, NASCAR watcher, garden planter, country music listener, antique store prowler. Visit her at and on the Seriously Write blog. Connect with her on Facebook, Twitter, Google+, Goodreads, and Pinterest. Join her email community to receive occasional updates and a free short story.


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