A heartwarming twist on You've Got Mail... Right Here Waiting by Michelle Sass Aleckson, presented by Susan May Warren (Review & #Giveaway) #christianfiction #christfic #romancebooks #christianromance @justreadtours

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Right Here Waiting
(Deep Haven Collection #6)
By Michelle Sass Aleckson
Presented by Susan May Warren
Christian Contemporary Romance
Paperback & ebook, 304 Pages
November 9, 2121 by Sunrise Publishing


She doesn’t belong in his world—but she’s determined to try.

Sled dog musher and outdoor adventurer Nick Dahlquist doesn’t mean to be a loner—he just feels at home in the woods, with his dogs, and online in his vlogging world, where he’s amassed nearly a million viewers. But he’s just a simple guy, with simple goals—care for his dogs, teach people how to survive the cold, and run the Iditarod. Unfortunately, life turns cold when his lead dog is injured, and he’s low on funds. Good thing he has LadyJHawk to chat with. She’s become an online friend he can turn to, and he’s starting to need her more than he’d like to admit. But the last thing he wants is for some random woman to show up on his doorstep…

Chopper pilot and Texas gal Jae Lynn Washington has been following Nick’s DogQuest videos and Get Lost in the Woods vlogs since she inherited her deceased boyfriend’s military working dog. Three years later, his online friendship has made her wonder if he could be more than a friend. What if she moved to Deep Haven? Would that be considered stalking, even if she got a bonafide job on the Crisis Response Team?

When Jae shows up in Deep Haven—and on Nick’s doorstep—he’s not at all the man she met online. And when Nick is tapped to train the team, he’s pretty sure petite, summer-loving Jae won’t last a moment in the brutal cold—a fear he pours out to LadyJHawk. As their training takes a personal turn, their chilly start begins to thaw. But what will happen if he discovers that Jae and LadyJHawk are one and the same?

When a blizzard strikes, and the CRT is called out into the storm, more than just their relationship is at risk…

Cozy up to this delightful twist on You’ve Got Mail set in the snowy escape of Deep Haven.

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My Review

RIGHT HERE WAITING is a heartwarming story about a woman and a man who both feel they need to prove that they're capable. It's about an online friendship and what happens when that friendship has the possibility of becoming real and in person. It's about a tight-knit small town and its group of crisis responders. It's about forgiveness and learning to trust all wrapped up in a sweet love story.

For fans of Deep Haven and this group of characters, this final book is definitely icing on the cake. There are engagements, marriages and babies on the way for prior characters in the series with lots of cameos from them all. This story focuses on two different characters so that if readers haven't read the other books, they can still enjoy this one. 

I love both Nick and Jae and all their inside Star Wars lingo. I also love the dogs in this story and how much they are weaved throughout. Nick is a great guy who is in a rough spot. He's at a bit of a crossroads with letting go of a past dream and trying to make another turn out. Jae is at the start of a new dream and finding her place. She already knows who Nick is and is already half in love with him, but he doesn't know who she is. It felt a bit like a modern You've Got Mail. Things end up going a bit south and it's rather entertaining as these two try to figure things out. The chemistry is great as is the friendship and the way this story feels genuine. The small town is a huge plus as well.

I did have some issues with parts of the story. Some of the messages or conclusions for the characters felt too forced - the author really spelled them out for the reader instead of letting them be felt and discovered along with the characters. There were also some parts that were unrealistic and cheesy. Those parts pulled me out of the story.

In the end, was it what I wished for? This was a wonderful story, especially for dog lovers. The small-town setting with its characters from past stories was perfect. The characters were likable and easy to cheer on. Recommended to fans of the genre and of Deep Haven.

Content: Clean
Source: I received a complimentary copy from JustRead Tours, which did not require a positive review. All opinions are my own.

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About the Authors

Susan May Warren is the USA Today best-selling novelist of 80 books. With more than 1.5 million books in print, she is beloved by reviewers and readers around the world. Visit Susan at www.susanmaywarren.com.

After growing upon both the east and west coasts, Michelle Sass Aleckson now lives the country life in central Minnesota with her own hero and their four kids. She loves rocking out to 80’s music on a Saturday night, playing Balderdash with the fam, and getting lost in good stories. Especially stories that shine grace. And if you’re wondering, yes, Sass is her maiden name. Visit her at www.michellealeckson.com.

Merging the creative energies of best-selling authors Susan May Warren and Lindsay Harrel, Sunrise Publishing is the matchmaker for established authors who want to build on their current success for future growth and aspiring authors looking to break out, build an audience, and hone their writing skills.

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Tour Giveaway

(1) winner will receive a $15 Amazon gift card + 3 Right Here Waiting ebooks (one ebook for the winner and two to give to friends)!

Be sure to check out each stop on the tour for more chances to win. Full tour schedule linked above. Giveaway began at midnight November 9, 2021 and lasts through 11:59 PM EST on November 16, 2021. Winner will be notified within 2 weeks of close of the giveaway and given 48 hours to respond or risk forfeiture of prize. US only. Void where prohibited by law or logistics.

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