Friday, May 10, 2013

Litfuse Publicity Book Tours Presents: Seaside Harmony and Sunflower Summber by Evangeline Kelley

Seaside Harmony cover

{More about Postcards from Misty Harbor Inn}

The Postcards from Misty Harbor Inn series (Guideposts Books) introduces readers to Caroline, Gracie and Sam as they gather for a vacation where they spent the summers as children, and follows their adventures as they fulfill their mother’s dream of opening a bed and breakfast. As the sisters heal from their mother’s passing, they bond in ways they never imagined and discover evidence of God’s hand in the unlikeliest of circumstances.
A team of four authors come together under the pen name of Evangeline Kelley to bring the unique personalities of each sister to vivid life and welcome audiences to the charming and historic island of Nantucket, complete with cobblestone streets, quaint shops, ferries, sandy beaches and salty air.
Seaside Harmony
Three sisters, a charming inn, hints of mystery and romance, and a gorgeous seaside setting. Summer reading at its finest!
When Caroline Marris joins her sisters, Gracie Gold and Sam Carter for a Nantucket Island getaway, she has no idea how it will change her life. The sisters stumble upon Misty Harbor Inn, the place their late mother loved so much, and Caroline talks her sisters into buying the beautiful but dilapidated inn. But can free-spirited Caroline stay focused enough to make opening the inn a reality? Hand-drawn old postcards draw the sisters into the mystery of Hannah Montague, the young widow of the original owner. Can the sisters uncover the fate of this woman who disappeared in 1880? As Caroline and her sisters work together to make their mom’s dream a reality, they bond in ways they never expected.
Sunflower Summer:
Misty Harbor Inn officially opens, and Gracie Gold, the middle Marris sister, wrestles with an overwhelming decision. As the sisters learn the day-to-day workings of running an inn, Gracie counsels its first guests, newlyweds whose honeymoon seems to be ending before it begins. Meanwhile, Sam’s discovery of a clue in a secret room sheds unflattering light on Hannah Montague, who vanished from the house more than one hundred years ago. And as Gracie and Caroline welcome guests to the inn, they are delighted to see how God uses it — and them — to deepen relationships and transform lives.
Evangeline Kelley

{More About Evangeline Kelley}

Evangeline Kelley is the pen name for the writing team of Patti Berg, Pam Hanson & Barbara Andrews, and Camy Tang, the four authors who collaborated to create Postcards from Misty Harbor Inn. Each of them has published novels individually, but this is their first series together.
Find out more about Evangeline at

About the Authors

Patti Berg is a USA Today best-selling author who began penning stories while in elementary school, when she wrote the script for a puppet show she and her friends put on at a local hospital. Thirty years later, one of her dreams came true when the first of her many warm and lighthearted novels appeared in bookstores.
Scared of dogs until the age of fifty, Patti now goes out of her way to pet every dog she gets close to and would happily bring home all the puppies in the pound if her less-impulsive husband would only let her. He’s had less success keeping her from saying yes when family, friends and others ask her to volunteer. Patti has been very active and held several offices with the Sacramento Valley Rose chapter of Romance Writers of America as well as Published Authors Special Interest Chapter. She is currently volunteering with the Ada County Sheriff’s Department.
Patti lives in southwestern Idaho with her husband and a huggable Bernese mountain dog named Barkley. To learn more about Patti, go to
Pam Hanson and Barbara Andrews are a daughter-mother writing team. They have had nearly thirty books published together, including several for Guideposts in the series Tales from Grace Chapel Inn.
Pam’s background is in journalism, and she previously taught at the university level for fifteen years. Reading is her favorite pastime, and she enjoys being a volunteer youth leader at her church. She and her college professor husband have two sons. Pam writes about faith and family at
Previous to their partnership, Barbara had twenty-one novels published under her own name. She began her career by writing Sunday school stories and contributing to antiques publications. Currently, she writes a column and articles about collectible postcards.
Barbara is the mother of four and the grandmother of eight. She makes her home with Pam and her family in Nebraska.
Camy Tang grew up in Hawaii and now lives in San Jose, California, with her engineer husband and rambunctious dog, Snickers. She graduated from Stanford University and worked as a biologist researcher for nine years, but now she writes fulltime.
Camy is a staff worker for her church youth group and leads one of the worship teams for Sunday service. On her blog, she ponders knitting, spinning wool, dogs, running, the never-ending diet and other frivolous things. She loves hearing from readers and encourages them to write her. Keep up with Camy at

My Reviews:

Seaside Harmony 

Three sister's reuniting together, after the death of their Mother, at a place with happy memories. They are at Nantucket Island, and reminiscing about their childhood visits there.
While out on one of their adventures, they stumble upon the old Inn where they went to tea with Mom. Such sweet times, recapturing memories. Can just picture them poking around the deserted, and becoming run down inn. It is For Sale, and the oldest sister Caroline Marris, all of a sudden wants to buy it??
Can you imagine that change in your life? She has traveled, and has been staying in England. Sam Carter, another sister, takes a liking to the idea, but Gracie Gold cannot see giving up her life in Maine. She loves being needed by her Son and Daughter-In-Law, and their children. She is so torn. They need her money from their inheritance to buy the inn, where as she thinks she should give hers to her son.
As I was reading this, I felt like I was one of the Sisters, and loved their adventures, a bit of bickering, and lots of laughs, and family friendship.
I could almost smell the ocean, and want them to buy the inn, and find out the answers to some of the questions and mysteries they stumble upon. Once you started reading you won't want to put it down. I am so glad that there is another book in this series.



Sunflower Summer

This is the second book in this delightful story. It can be read alone, but you don't want to!
The Marris sister's are now opening their Misty Harbor B & B. While things seem to be going fairly smoothly, the sisters are wrestling with some personal decisions.
Carolyn is missing George. What has she done? She plugs alone, but something is very missing in her life. Grace, must decide whether to make the Inn a full time home, or return to her home in Maine, and her family there. Sam, seems to be adjusting well, she is trying all kinds of recipes, and is a hit with the cooking.
Will the Inn survive, the economy is not good?? Will the Sisters be able to keep their Mother's Dream alive? You will meet some delightful characters who visit the inn. You will also find a mystery in the making, and they are throwing their lives into it feet first.
What a wonderful read to get lost in, I did!

I received these books through Litfuse Publicity Book Tours, and was not required to give a positive review.  

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