Tour: Pat Henshaw – Foothills Pride

Foothills Pride V2The second half of Pat Henshaw’s Foothills Pride series is finally coming out in print – four of her stories in one volume:

During the recession at the beginning of the 21st century, many gays and lesbians moved from the San Francisco Bay Area and Sacramento to the Sierra Foothills. FLAG (Foothills Lesbians and Gays) was formed. This series was written for them.

The influx of San Francisco Bay Area gays is now commonplace in Stone Acres, California. But that means big city problems—much to the dismay of long-time residents … Continue reading

Tour – Pat Henshaw – Short Order

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Title: Short Order

Series: Foothills Pride #8

Author: Pat Henshaw

Publisher: Dreamspinner Press

Publication date: December 13, 2017

Price: $3.99/£2.99

Format: eBook

Genre: Contemporary Gay Romance

Cover Design: AngstyG

Length: 28,400 words/89 pages

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Blurb

When recent horticulture graduate Dr. Fenton Miller arrives in Stone Acres, California, he thinks his only concern is which job offer … Continue reading

Review: Pat Henshaw – Short Order (Foothills Pride #8)

Author: Pat Henshaw
Reviewer: Lucy
Publisher: Dreamspinner Press
Genre: Mm Contemporary

Summary: When recent horticulture graduate Dr. Fenton Miller arrives in Stone Acres, California, he thinks his only concern is which job offer to accept after spending the holidays working at his cousin’s plant nursery. But after he rents a room from another shorter-than-average man, sous-chef John Barton, Fen falls in lust.

While he’s attracted to Fen, John’s got bigger concerns when two men from his past arrive … Continue reading

Review: Pat Henshaw – Waking the Behr (Foothills Pride #7)

Author: Pat Henshaw
Reviewer: Lucy
Publisher: Self Published
Genre: Mm Contemporary

Summary: Both Ben and Mitch think they know exactly what they want. Turns out, they don’t even know their own hearts.

Good old boy Ben has dated women his entire life, while gay nightclub owner Mitch has never considered unsophisticated country boys his type. But after they start hanging out, the small-town contractor and the urban entrepreneur are both stunned by the electricity sparking between them.

As they … Continue reading

Review: Pat Henshaw – Frank At Heart (Foothills Pride #6)

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Author: Pat Henshaw
Reviewer: Lucy
Publisher: Dreamspinner Press
Genre: MM Contemporary

Summary: Everything about thirty-five-year-old Stone Acres hardware store owner Frank McCord is old-fashioned—from his bow tie and overalls to the way he happily makes house calls to his dreams of lasting romance, true love, and marriage. Frank’s predecessors have run the store and been mainstays in the small California town for over a century. While genial Frank upholds tradition and earns the respect of friends and … Continue reading

Review: Pat Henshaw – Orpheum Miracle

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Reviewer: Lucy
Publisher: Dreamspinner Press
Genre: MM Holiday

Summary: Christmas joy is a matter of perspective. For some, it’s the happiest time of the year. For others, not so much.

Twenty-nine-year-old Mick, the son of crack addicts, isn’t exactly a dyed-in-the-wool Scrooge. Mick’s been on his own from childhood. As a teen, he lived in a shelter where for a short time he had a boyfriend. After the boyfriend left, Mick moved to the Orpheum Theater. While squatting … Continue reading

Guest blogger: Pat Henshaw – Relative Best

Downtown: Then and Now

Even though the United States is such a young country, many cities and towns in America have preserved their older sections to make areas marked as Old Town. This is particularly prevalent in the West where Gold Rush-era buildings and streets abound.

When writing my descriptions of Stone Acres CA’s Old Town, which includes Bandy’s Finest Hotel in Relative Best, I relied on my memories of walking around these places to give readers a clear image of the town.
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Review: Pat Henshaw – Relative Best (Foothills Pride #5)

RelativeBestFS_v1Author: Pat Henshaw
Reviewer: Lucy
Publisher: Dreamspinner Press
Genre: MM Contemporary

Summary: Sometimes love sneaks up when you’re least looking for it….

Zeke Bandy, owner of Bandy’s Finest Hotel in Old Town Stone Acres, California, is too busy for love. Not only does he oversee the operations of the historic hotel and uphold his family’s tradition of offering refuge to strays and runaways, Zeke also sings and plays down-home music two nights a week at … Continue reading

Pat Henshaw – When Adam Fell interview with giveaway

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Blurb:

When his lover Jason’s drug addiction spiraled out of control, TV celebrity chef and cookbook author Adam de Leon walked away from him. Adam also abandoned his renowned restaurant in San Francisco to start a small bistro in the Sierra Foothills.

Five years later Adam is battling the conservative leaders of Stone Acres, California, to open a new restaurant in historic Old Town when Jason turns up on his doorstep—a recovered Jason, now going by the name … Continue reading

ARC Review: Pat Henshaw – Blame It On the Fruitcake

blame itAuthor: : Pat Henshaw
Reviewer: Lucy
Publisher: Dreamspinner Press
Genre: MM Holiday

Summary: Fruitcake is the laughingstock of the holiday season. But can it be an aphrodisiac instead? Motorcycle mechanic Sam McGuire is surprised to find a gaily wrapped box on his doorstep with a piece of fruitcake accompanying an invitation to a holiday party.

Wondering if he’ll fit in, Sam attends the party—mostly to get more of the fruitcake he falls in love with—and meets Jay Merriweather, his … Continue reading