The Scent Of Roses By Charlene Radden Book Tour!




Rosalyn Delaney’s husband, Josiah, had vanished six years ago. Following a private detective’s lead, Rosalyn leaves Salt Lake City and boards a train heading to the mining town of Whiskey Ridge, Arizona. She arrives at Rose House, an old mansion reputed to be haunted, only to discover her missing husband has been killed, and his business partner, Whip Kincade, is wanted for his murder. Determined to uncover the secrets surrounding Josiah and his death, Rosalyn decides to stay-even when she begins to receive nightly visits from a charming “ghost”…



Escaping a troubled past, Whip Kincade had hoped he could make a fresh start by coming to Whiskey Ridge and opening a saloon with his friend, Josiah. Now as a murder suspect hiding in his own house, Whip’s future looks bleak indeed…unless he can find the real culprit. But the unexpected intrusion of Rosalyn ruins his plans of sneaking out at night to investigate. Scaring her away is the first step in clearing his name, but Rosalyn doesn’t rattle easily. And Whip isn’t sure he wants the lovely widow to walk out of his life—especially when she would take his heart with her…


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My Thoughts

I was captivated by this enticing story. The Scent of Roses is written with such titillating finesse, that you are drawn immediatly into the mystery and intrigue. I found I experienced each twist that Rosyln experienced. Trust me… there is a twist or two! Sparks fly between her and Whip that refuse to be denied. The question is … whether Whip is as dangerous as people believe he is! Throw in a murdered husband with so many secrets and I found I felt a lot like Roslyn… not sure what to do next! Charlene Raddon has a clear writing style that brings the reader into the story. You experience detailed vivid reality and you are quickly wrapped up in this exciting storyline! I invite you to feel the characters and experience a sizzling mystery. A 5 star read and well worth it!


About the Author

Charlene began her writing life at an early age, often penning stories where she cast herself as the heroine. It was after college when she dug out her old college typewriter and started her first novel, which came from a spirited dream she’d had the pervious night. While that book never sold, her second novel did. Tender Touch became a Golden Heart finalist and earned her an agent who signed the book, and two others, in a three book contract with Kensington Publishing. Kensington went onto publish five of Charlene’s western historical romances: Taming Jenna (1994); Tender Touch (1994 Golden Heart Finalist); Forever Mine (1996 Romantic Times Magazine Reviewer’s Choice Award Nominee and Affaire de Coeur Reader/Writer Poll finalist); To Have and To Hold (1997); and as Rachel Summers, The Scent of Roses (1999).

Charlene took a break from publishing, but not from writing. A Kiss and A Dare is Charlene’s first paranormal romance. Divine Gamble is Charlene’s latest work and won first place in the western historical category of the 2010 Romance Through The Ages contest.

When Charlene isn’t writing, she loves to travel, do genealogy, digital scrapbooking and dyes eggs in the Ukrainian style. And she enjoys camping and fishing with her husband in the Utah wilderness.


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I received this book to review through Beck Valley Books Book Tours, all the opinions above are 100% my own.


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15 Responses to The Scent Of Roses By Charlene Radden Book Tour!

  1. This is another one to add to my list, it sounds fab thanks for sharing x

  2. Thanks so much, Sharon. I’m thrilled that you enjoyed The Scent of Roses. I hope the other reviewers feel the same way.

  3. Rita Wray says:

    Great review, thank you. Sounds like a good read.

  4. Melissa says:

    Thanks for the review! It sounds interesting!
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  5. Quilt Lady says:

    Great reveiw! This is an awesome book. I love Charlene’s books and have read about all of them. Thanks for sharing with us Charlene. Ladies if you haven’t read this book you must get it. I really enjoyed it.

  6. I loved this book Charlene and I wouldn’t hesitate to recommend it.
    Will be following the book tour.
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  7. Thanks, Susan. I appreciate it.

  8. bn100 says:

    Nice review

    bn100candg at hotmail dot com

  9. Hey, bn, good to see you.

  10. admin says:

    Love this book and so glad to hear from all. Thanks Charlene for stopping by my blog!

  11. You’re welcome. Thanks for having me.

  12. Bonnie says:

    The Scent of Roses was a joy to read, I found the characters personalities leap from the pages and pulled my into the storyline. I always enjoy a book with a bit of humor.
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