Monday, August 27, 2012

Tour Kick Off - Meet and Greet with Kathleen Ball


Today is the First Day of the Texas Haven Book Tour! 

Contemporary Western Romance
Date Published: 7/28/12

   Sexy ,Rancher Burke Dawson wants a family- including a wife who has no expectations of love. Burke never bargained on Annie Douglas. Searching for a place to belong, Annie Douglas heads to Texas, hoping to discover the one thing she had never had, love and passion.

Deciding not to act on their attraction, they part ways. Burke continues to search for  a wife, but he realizes that only Annie will do. Annie heads back to her lonely life in New York City and her controlling Stepbrother. Annie is thrilled when Burke proposes.

Annie’s Stepbrother tries to stop the wedding, he doesn’t want her to know about an inheritance she is supposed to receive upon her wedding day.  Failing that, he hires Burke’s caustic ex-wife, Alice to break up the marriage at any cost.  Alice has plans of her own that include her remarriage to Burke. She just needs  to get Annie out of the way.

Misunderstandings, accidents, and treachery cause Annie to return to New York, shattered. Finding herself pregnant, Annie heads back to Texas only to hear from Alice that Burke denies that the baby is his.

Discovering Alice’s misdeeds, Burke throws her off the ranch. He tries his damndest to lasso Annie once again. Nothing seems to work. Making one last effort, Burke takes Annie for a walk under the Texas stars and gives  her the one thing she wants most- his heart.

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A voracious reader, Kathleen quickly discovered the world of romance novels and she knew she was home. Kathleen wrote her first book two years ago. She was shocked to find out that people loved what she wrote. All of Kathleen's novels are award winners. Callie's Heart is her first published novel. It is the first book in The Lasso Springs Series. Kathleen lives in Texas. She moved there from Rochester, New York and is having the time of her life exploring Texas culture. Kathleen is married to her wonderful husband Bruce and they have one son, Steven. They just welcomed new additions to their family, a new daughter in law, Brittany and her cute as a button son, Colt.
She feels blessed to be supported in her writing by her family and friends.

Twitter @kballauthor

Reading Addiction Blog Tours MEET and GREET

#1 – Do You See Writing as a Career?
I do. I started writing three years ago and have considered if my new career

#2 – What was the Hardest Part of Your Writing Process?
Editing. The first few edits are fine but by the time I get to the final edit, I’m longing to move on.

#3 – Did you have any One Person Who Helped You Out with Your Writing Outside of Your Family?
I’ve had so much support from the writing community that I can’t pick one person.

#4 – What is next for your writing?
I signed five contracts this year. A three book deal with Desert Breeze Publishing
Callie’s Heart April 2012
Lone Star Joy September 2012
Stetson’s Storm February 2013
And a Two book deal with Secret Cravings Publishing
Texas Haven July 2012
Ryelee’s Cowboy 2012

#5 – Do you have an addiction to reading as well as writing? 
If so, what are you currently reading? I am so addicted to reading. I just finished Maybe This Life by JP Grider and I’m currently reading Conquering the Dark Axe by Amber Dane

This or That?

#1 - iPd or Mp3?

#2 – Chocolate or Vanilla?

#3 – Mashed Potatoes or French Fries?
Mashed Potatoes

#4 – Comedy or Drama?

#5 – Danielle Steel or Nicholas Sparks?
Danielle Steel

#6 – Fantasy or Reality?

#7 – Call or Text?

#8 – Public School or Home School?
Public School

#9 – Coffee or Hot Chocolate

#10 – eBook or Paperback?


Follow Along with the Tour! 

VIRTUAL BOOK TOUR August 27 - September 7

August 27 - Reading Addiction Blog Tours - Meet and Greet
August 27 - Ashley's Bookshelf - Review
August 28 - The Book Haord - Review/Guest Post/Excerpt
August 29 - Rea's Reading and Reviews - Review/Guest Post/Excerpt
August 30 - What's on the Bookshelf - Review/Guest Post
August 31 - Up All Night - Review/Guest Post/Giveaway/Excerpt
August 31 - Romance Book Club - Review/
September 1 - The Book Maven - Review/Interview
September 2 - Crazy Four Books - Review/Guest Post/Giveaway
September 3 - Gothic Angel Book Reviews - Review/Guest Post/Giveaway/Excerpt
September 4 - Book Lovin' Mamas'  -Review/Guest Post
September 5 - Mademoiselle Le Sphinx - Review/Excerpt
September 6 - Reviews By Molly - Review/Giveaway
September 7 - My Reading Addiction - Review/Excerpt/Giveaway


  1. Thanks for the giveaway.

  2. Congrats on the new release. This book sounds fantastic. Can't wait to read it.