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Grace Without Grace by Susan Tietjen - Book Tour + Giveaway

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Grace has given up on romance, on almost everything, since Rick Fleming betrayed her faith in him five years ago. Given her constant struggle with bad luck (her friend Murphy), being insanely accident prone, and having been the target of endless ridicule growing up, she has no reason to trust anyone.

Rick made some mistakes as a boy, and as a young man, his worst was hurting Grace Evans. His heart still belongs to her, even if she doesn’t know it. Unfortunately, in the last confrontation between them, she demanded he never speak to her again.

Now, Grace’s best friend (and Rick’s sister) Hannah has invited her to a ten-day summer work-vacation to babysit Hannah’s teen cousins. A palatial cabin, a patio boat on the lake, and all the comforts of the rich and famous at their fingertips? A vacation made in heaven.

At least until they arrive and Grace finds Rick there. And neither can leave. Rick’s car is in pieces in the garage, and Grace forgot her driver’s license at home.

How will Grace survive it? Can she find a way to forgive? Can Rick learn to take

responsibility for his past mistakes? And even if they succeed, what will they do when Rick’s most recent wantabe girlfriend shows up on their doorstep, determined to make Rick hers?

Susan was born and raised a Southern California girl but is grateful to have lived on the Oregon coast and in the Rocky Mountains of northern Utah. She’s now enjoying living with her husband in the incomparable beauty of the Redwood forest, nestled against the rugged coast of Northern California.

Susan raised a tribe of children, making ends meet as a registered nurse and lactation consultant, and now her tribe members have tribes of their own and she doesn’t get to see enough of them. She loves to travel and is thrilled with a good movie or a great book, but writing is her passion. She writes almost anything, especially epic fantasy and romance.

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Snippet 1:
Rick glanced at each of them and said, “Who’s going to say…” He paused, then let out a small rasp of laughter and cleared his throat. “Who’s going to bless the food?”
“I’d love to say grace,” Grace replied over-sweetly. “Shall we?”
They all bowed their heads as Grace prayed. Her family wasn’t much into religion, but Hannah’s was devout, and Grace had learned to appreciate the good side of religious observance through her friend. The Fleming teens had never known it any other way, so Hannah and Grace at least had to respect Aunt Sharon’s and Uncle Luke’s wishes.
After she said “amen,” Rick sniffed the air. “Is something on fire?”
Grace thought it was another tasteless joke—until she smelled it, too!
“No!” she cried. The rolls! She forgot to set the timer! She jumped up from the table, hoping to rescue what was likely incinerated by now. She swung around… and knocked her glass of water over. When she grabbed for it—which yanked her sore back—she managed to smack it to the floor, where it shattered into a million pieces.

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