Author Archives: Leslie P Garcia

About Leslie P Garcia

A well-intentioned principal posted my first story, Ricky and Tricky's Christmas, when I was six years old, condemning me to a life spent writing. I've lived on the Texas-Mexico border for what is now most of my life, am an educator, mother, and grandmother.

On Father’s Day

              This year for the first time, my children will celebrate Father’s Day without enjoying their dad’s physical presence. I know they will think of him. Sadly, I know they will cry, because the grief is still so close … Continue reading

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Skunk Summer and Summer Love

Skunk Summer, Love, and Poetry  Those of you participating in the Summer of Love Giveaway, good luck. Those of you who aren’t, should be! A wonderful group of authors has been sharing love through books, gift cards, and goodies of all kinds … Continue reading

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Sweet Texas Secrets Bundle Releases!

Who doesn’t love Texas intrigue–head-turning, heartbreaking men and women, and scorching secrets–and romance. BE SURE TO ENTER RAFFLECOPTER SWEEPSTAKES AT BOTTOM OF POST!  Sweet Texas Secrets is now available. Here’s what you want to know: Small town. Big secrets. Welcome … Continue reading

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Summer Of Love Giveaway Comes to South Texas

Be sure to comment on this post or any other page for a chance to enter! Also–I will award two extra prizes to two visitors who left comments between May 1 and May 8! Good luck! That Summer Read Summer … Continue reading

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Galen Rose–A Place to Rest My Heart

 Catch Galen Rose’s fresh and different romance–on sale now at just .99! Also on sale in the UK! Don’t wait too long and let it slip away! BLURB: Sean Muldoon knows trouble when he sees it, and he sees it … Continue reading

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Help Susanne Matthews Take on Kindle Scout!

  Susanne Matthews is an accomplished author in romantic suspense–her ‘White’ series is as nail-biting, cringe-worthy as it gets. While Ms. Matthews’ career with Crimson Romance has brought her to the attention of the vast reading public, she has decided … Continue reading

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Kristina Knight What the Bachelor Gets

          Kristina Knight is sharing the cover for her newest Crimson Romance release, What the Bachelor Gets, ahead of its February 8th debut.  And as a bonus, Kristina is offering a sneak peak into a reunion romance you’ll love! What … Continue reading

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Morgan O’Neill’s Time Travel On Sale

Morgan O’Neill (Deborah O’Neill Cordes and Cary Frates)  has graced Rio Rendezvous before with her incredible time travel series–from medieval Italy to Elizabethan England, you’ll love these sagas–and now you can pick up the Italian ventures for just .99 cents/pence! These … Continue reading

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Morgan O’Neill Releases Begun By Time

    You can go forward in time, or you can go back…Morgan O’Neill makes the journey rewarding whether you begin in ancient Rome or modern London. Her current Elizabethan time travel series is especially rewarding for me, because my mother … Continue reading

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Deborah O’Neill Cordes Releases Alienne Mine

  Deborah, welcome back to Return to Rio. I’m excited when you visit–you’re always buried in projects and have wonderful news for us, so it feels like a celebration.  You actually have a couple of new releases this month,  Alienne Mine, … Continue reading

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