Published by Harlequin on June 21st 2016
A New Leash On Love
When June Leavy finds two puppies abandoned outside during a storm, she immediately feels a bond with the adorable animals. Swindled out of her life savings by her no-good ex, she, too, was left with nothing but heartache and struggles of her own. But when she arrives at the local veterinary clinic, June is met by dangerously handsome Dr. Ethan Singh, whose sexy smile threatens to disarm her hard-won emotional strength.
Back in Peach Leaf, Texas, to recover from an ugly breakup, Ethan gently tends to the puppies and their charming caretaker. But as the storm rages, so does the electric attraction between Ethan and June. Is this real, or a cruel phantom of lost love? Stranded alone at the clinic, only one thing is certain: they've got all night to figure it out…
Puppy Love for the Veterinarian by Amy Woods
About the Author
Amy Woods loves nothing more than drinking coffee and making up stories. Luckily, she’s found the perfect way to justify spending all day doing exactly that by working as a romance author. When not busy writing love stories, Amy can be found walking with her rescue dog, Maggie, watching movies with her sweet husband, or baking delicious treats to go with all that coffee.
Amy looks forward to getting to know her readers and can be reached on Facebook, Twitter, or at her website, www.amywoodsbooks.com.
For many barbecue lovers, it’s all about the meat. Not so for this Texas girl—give me sides over the main course any day! I love all the classic southern barbecue pairings—mashed potatoes, macaroni and cheese, pinto beans, potato salad…and the list goes on. But my favorite of all, hands-down, no contest, is fried okra. I could seriously eat bucket-loads of this breaded, crispy, deliciousness, and it’s one of those rare treats that I love so much I don’t even think about the calories. And anyway, it can’t be that bad, right? After all, okra is a vegetable! 😉
Fried Okra (from Allrecipes.com)
Prep: 15 m
Cook: 15 m
Ready In: 30 m
Recipe By: Linda Martin
-10 pods okra, sliced in 1/4 inch pieces
-1 egg, beaten
-1 cup cornmeal
-1/4 teaspoon salt
-1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
-1/2 cup vegetable oil
- In a small bowl, soak okra in egg for 5 to 10 minutes. In a medium bowl, combine cornmeal, salt, and pepper.
- Heat oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Dredge okra in the cornmeal mixture, coating evenly. Carefully place okra in hot oil; stir continuously. Reduce heat to medium when okra first starts to brown, and cook until golden. Drain on paper towels.
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