Love with Toni Shiloh, author of Buying Love

Just Commonly welcome authors to drop by and share with us their take on a book that embodies a predetermined Word of the Month!  For the full year of 2017, every Monday at 7:00 AM EST, a new post by a new author will be live!

A new month, a new word! For the month of February, many of you will not be surprised if the word is LOVE. What is love? What can we interpret as love? What books will make you think of love when you read it?  Well, don't fret, we have four wonderful authors that will stop by this month to share their choice of love in a book!  Today, we start with sweet Toni Shiloh.

" Love is such a powerful force. I like to say, 'love makes the world go around.' For without the powerful love of our Lord and Savior, we’d be lost to the darkness without hope. The book that hit me in my heart was The Lady and the Lionheart. Y’all, this book hits you right in the feels. Charlie and Ella’s love story is the perfect embodiment of Christ’s sacrifice to His bride, the church.

Joanne Bischof’s writing is nothing short of amazing. Seriously, there are no words to describe the majesty of this book. You’ll need tissues and time to just sink into the world of the circus as you fall in love with love.  "

Toni Shiloh is a wife, mom, and Christian fiction writer. Once she understood the powerful saving grace thanks to the love of Christ, she was moved to honor her Savior. She writes to bring Him glory and to learn more about His goodness.

She spends her days hanging out with her husband and their two boys. She is a member of the American Christian Fiction Writers (ACFW) and the president of the local Virginia Chapter.

CONNECT WITH TONI:  website, facebook, google+, pinterest, goodreads, bookbub


Two worlds collide when the circus comes to Victorian-era Virginia.

Raised amid the fame and mystique of the Big Top, Charlie Lionheart holds the audience in the palm of his hand. But while his act captivates thousands, it’s away from the spotlight where his true heart lies. Here he humbly cares for his pride of lions as if they were his brothers, a skill of bravery and strength that has prepared him for his most challenging feat yet—freeing an orphaned infant from the dark bondage of a sideshow. A trade so costly, it requires his life in exchange for hers, leaving him tarnished by the price of that choice.

As the circus tents are raised on the outskirts of Roanoke, country nurse Ella Beckley arrives to tend to this ill Gypsy girl. All under the watchful eye of a guardian who not only bears a striking resemblance to the child, but who protects the baby with a love that wraps around Ella’s own tragic past, awakening a hope that goodness may yet reign. When their forbidden friendship deepens, Charlie dares to ask for her heart, bringing her behind the curtain of his secret world to reveal the sacrifice that gave hope to one little girl—boldly showing Ella that while her tattered faith is deeply scarred, the only marks that need be permanent are his own.

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Thank you, Toni! 


Will money ruin everything?

Nina Warrenton is ready for the next step in her life plan—marriage, but there is one problem. No one has proposed! Taking matters into her hand, she places an ad in the newspaper hoping to entice a willing stranger. But when she begins to fall for the small-town chef, she realizes how much she wants him to love her and not her money.

Dwight Williams needs fast cash to save the family restaurant. When he sees Nina’s monetary offer for a husband, he goes for it. He’s determined to save the legacy his dad left him, but can he let it go to prove his love for her?

Can Nina and Dwight find true love, once money has entered the equation?





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  1. Replies
    1. Thanks Toni for stopping in for this post!! =) Love your choice! Been hearing a lot of good things about it!

  2. Very appropriate word. I agree but about Christ's powerful love for us in His Sacrifice. And God's powerful love He had to have in order to send His Son!
    Looking forward to reading these books!


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