A romance writing career has brought Vicki Lewis Thompson many wonderful things –New York Times bestseller status, an appearance on LIVE with Regis and Kelly, the Nora Roberts Lifetime Achievement Award from Romance Writers of America, thousands of readers, many dear friends, and the cutest little yellow convertible in the world. Her career has also given her work she loves. Although she’s written more than 100 books, she continues to be fascinated by the many ways that a man and woman fall in love. The age-old story remains a challenging puzzle to be solved anew with each book. That makes her a very lucky person, indeed.
Bon Appétit & a Book:
Vicki Lewis Thompson’s Mushroom-Tuna Casserole
Rosie Padgett, foster mom to the guys when they lived on the ranch, cooked hearty but budget-minded food for her boys and they have fond memories of her tuna casserole. This is a traditional recipe that serves six but could be doubled or tripled as needed.
2 cans tuna fish
1 can condensed cream of mushroom soup
1 1-pound can of peas
¼ cup chopped onions
1 tablespoon Worchestershire Sauce
1 cup grated cheddar cheese
I cup crushed potato chips
Drain tuna; flake. In a large bowl combine soup, peas, onion and Worchestershire Sauce. Blend in tuna fish and cheese. Pour mixture into a greased casserole and top with potato chips. Bake at 350 degrees for 30-40 minutes until bubbly.
By Vicki Lewis Thompson
Harlequin Blaze; June 1, 2015
$5.50; 224 pages
Thunder Mountain Ranch was the only place cowboy Cade Gallagher had ever called home. But after he and Lexi Simmons broke each others’ hearts, he left it behind, along with his foster family. Since then, Cade has drifted, looking for something—anything—to call home. Until a call from Lexi changes everything.
Cade has been gone too long. His foster mother is hospitalized, and the ranch is in deep financial trouble. Yet even as his world crumbles, Cade’s hunger for Lexi is almost as tangible as the taste of her lips and the way her body fits deliciously against his. It’s bittersweet surrender. But Lexi isn’t the girl she used to be, and she’s determined to have the hot cowboy in her bed only if she keeps him out of her heart.
“This modern cowboy tale expertly balances sex and emotion with a touch of humor. It’s one of the hottest western romances of the year!”
–RT Book Reviews on Claimed!
“[The series] has cowboys, it has sizzling sex, and the books are all well written.”
–Sugarbeat’s Books on Cowboys Like Us
“Once again Ms. Thompson’s writing is crisp and straightforward, with an uncanny ability to weave the beautiful western landscape of the Grand Tetons into the storyline. Overall a hot, sexy read.”
–Harlequin Junkie on Riding Home
“A scorching hit…”
–We Read Romance on Should’ve Been a Cowboy
AND NOW THE GIVEAWAY
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