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Heidi Chiavaroli | Author-Reader Match: THE TEA CHEST
Author Guest / February 5, 2020

Instead of trying to find your perfect match in a dating app, we bring you the “Author-ReaderMatch” where we introduce you to authors as a reader you may fall in love with. It’s our great pleasure to present Heidi Chiavaroli! Writes: Dual timeline women’s fiction. My latest release, The Tea Chest, hit stores yesterday, February 4! About: Thirty-something women’s fiction author seeks readers for entertaining and emotional novel with a brave but conflicted historical heroine who must choose between her Loyalist family’s wishes and her true love, a Patriot. After the Boston Tea Party, a mysterious chest becomes part of her legacy—a legacy that will change the future of a present-day woman who seeks to do what no woman has done before. What I’m Looking For In My Ideal Reader Match: Their idea of a perfect date is a trip to the local bookstore followed by dinner and a movie—maybe a compelling romantic drama. Loves history and loves imagining the people who actually lived in the past and formed our country. Likes reading both contemporary and historical stories and considers it a bonus when they are included in one novel with a satisfying connection. Loves heroes who are caring and passionate…

Three Reasons to Read a Time-Slip Novel This Summer
Author Guest / August 9, 2017

I first fell in love with time-slip novels after reading Susan Meissner’s THE SHAPE OF MERCY, quickly followed by Rachel Hauck’s THE WEDDING DRESS. I felt I had discovered a whole new world—and I had. There’s just something about a story with both a contemporary and historical timeline that I love. And now, with summer upon us (and maybe some days by the pool or the beach with a good book!), I’m hoping you might give time-slip novels a chance, too. But just in case you need a little convincing, here are three reasons you might be interested in this genre. J 1) With time-slip novels, you get two books for the price of one. Who doesn’t want a bargain? And while I love a good contemporary story, I also love a good historical one. With time-slip novels, we can experience both in one book. Yes, the two stories will be connected, but they are, in essence, also very separate from one another. 2) They help us think outside the box. Time-slip novels bring a unique element to the table. Literary components can merge with romance, mystery, and contrasting time periods to create a different type of story, a different…