Love On The Line

October 17, 2011

This was my first Deeanne Gist novel, but it won’t be my last. “Love on the Line” charmed me from beginning to end. The story’s authentic setting brings the entire town into the novel via the telephone “party line” and weaves breath-holding high tension and laugh-out-loud moments throughout the tale. However, what impressed me most about Deeanne Gist’s novel was her ability to create flesh-and-blood characters — real and believable people — from mere words and imagination. Not only are the main characters, Georgie Gist and Luke Palmer (actually an undercover Texas Ranger named Lucious Landrum), multi-dimensional and well-rounded, but the townspeople, the outlaws, and even the notorious bank robber, Frank Comer, come across as viable, multi-dimensional individuals. I highly recommend this book.

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About the Book:
Rural switchboard operator Georgie Gail is proud of her independence in a man’s world … which makes it twice as vexing when the telephone company sends a man to look over her shoulder.

Dashing Luke Palmer is more than he appears though. He’s a Texas Ranger working undercover to infiltrate a notorious gang of train robbers. Repairing telephones and tangling with this tempestuous woman is the last thing he wants to do. But when his stakeout puts Georgie in peril, he realizes more than his job is on the line.

About the Giveaway:
Deeanne is thrilled to introduce Georgie and Luke to the word in her latest novel, Love on the Line. To celebrate Deeanne’s publisher, Bethany House, is hosting the Love on the Line iPad2 giveaway an Author Chat on Facebook! Enter today and follow the link below to RSVP for Deeanne’s rip-roarin’ Facebook Party!

One fortunate winner will receive: 

  • A Brand New iPad2
  • An Autographed Hardback Copy of Love on the Line by Deeanne Gist

Enter today by clicking one of the icons below. But hurry, the giveaway ends on November 7th. Winner will be announced at Deeanne’s Author Chat Facebook Party. Deeanne will be wrapping up the Love on the Line celebration by chatting with friends new and old! So grab your copy of Love on the Line (it’s okay if you don’t have one yet- you might could win one!) and join Deeanne on the evening of November 8th for a rip roaring book chat, a little trivia and lots of giveaways (books, and Amazon, iTunes & Starbucks gift certificates)!

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Don’t miss a moment of the fun. RSVP today and tell your friends. Hope to see you on the 8th!

About the Author:
Deeanne Gist — known to her family, friends, and fans as Dee — has rocketed up the bestseller lists and captured readers everywhere with her very original, very fun historical & contemporary romances. Add to this three RITA nominations, two consecutive Christy Awards, rave reviews, and a growing loyal fan base, and you’ve got one recipe for success.

She has a very active online community on her website at IWantHerBook.com and at Facebook.com/DeesCircle.

This biography was provided by the author or her representative (via Amazon.com).

Disclosure of Material Connection: I received this book free from LitFuse Publicity Group. I was not required to write a positive review. The opinions I have expressed are my own. I am disclosing this in accordance with the Federal Trade Commission’s 16 CFR, Part 255: “Guides Concerning the Use of Endorsements and Testimonials in Advertising.”


Quilly is the pseudonym of Charlene L. Amsden, who lives in the Pacific Northwest. When she is not doing book reviews or creating curriculum literature units, she is working on writing the next great American novel. You may visit her writing blog at http://charlene-amsden.com. Quilly is the pseudonym of Charlene L. Amsden, who lives in the Pacific Northwest. When she is not doing book reviews or creating curriculum literature units, she is working on writing the next great American novel. You may visit her writing blog at http://charlene-amsden.com.


About the author

Quilly is the pseudonym of Charlene L. Amsden, who lives in the Pacific Northwest. When she is not doing book reviews or creating curriculum literature units, she is working on writing the next great American novel. You may visit her writing blog at http://charlene-amsden.com.

3 Comments

  • Oh my, this is your first book by Dee? She has some great books and is such a sweetheart! I loved interviewing her in 2009.

  • QuillyNo Gravatar says:

    Linda — I do believe that interview is what lead me to decide to review books, too. I was unemployed so I was spending money only on authors I trusted to give good value. That means I wasn’t exposed to the work of anyone new to me, and I knew I was missing out. Book reviews seemed to me good way to feed my book habit, meet new authors, and save money — which it was.

  • Kati RNo Gravatar says:

    I just downloaded a free copy of Maid to Match. I’ve never read any books by Dee but this book sounds like a great read. I met her this past summer and she’s so nice.

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