Sugar's Dance

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At the tender age of seventeen Tula "Sugar" Dubois had it all, an up and coming ballroom dance career, and a family she loved deeply. In the blink of an eye she lost it all on a cold, snowy Minnesota bridge. Now, ten years later, Sugar has rebuilt her life, but still hides her heart behind the log walls of her lodge on Lake Superior.

Drug Task Force Agent Donovan Walsh follows his most sought after drug lord to Duluth, Minnesota. His plan is simple; protect the key witness to ...

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Overview

At the tender age of seventeen Tula "Sugar" Dubois had it all, an up and coming ballroom dance career, and a family she loved deeply. In the blink of an eye she lost it all on a cold, snowy Minnesota bridge. Now, ten years later, Sugar has rebuilt her life, but still hides her heart behind the log walls of her lodge on Lake Superior.

Drug Task Force Agent Donovan Walsh follows his most sought after drug lord to Duluth, Minnesota. His plan is simple; protect the key witness to McElevain's destruction and track down the proof he needs to put him away for life. What he wasn't planning on was his witness being the most beautiful, and most difficult, woman in all of Duluth.

Sugar finds herself drawn to her new bodyguard, but can't risk her heart for a romance destined to break it. When an attempt is made on her life she trusts Van to lead her through a dangerous rumba of deceit, kidnapping, and murder, but when the last notes fade away Sugar has one decision left to make. Will Van heal her heart or break it?

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781466451100
  • Publisher: CreateSpace Publishing
  • Publication date: 11/10/2011
  • Pages: 498
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 1.11 (d)

Meet the Author

Katie Mettner writes inspirational romance from a little house in the Northwoods of Wisconsin. She's the author of the four part epic family saga, The Sugar Series, Sugar's Song being runner up for sweet romance in the eFestival of Words contest. Her other romance series, The Northern Lights Series and the Snowberry Holiday Series, are both set in Minnesota and are a mix of new adult and romantic suspense. Katie lives with her soulmate, whom she met online at Thanksgiving and married in April. Together they share their lives with their three children and two leopard geckos. After suffering an especially bad spill on the bunny hill in 1989, Katie became an amputee in 2011, giving her the much needed time to pen her first novel, Sugar's Dance. With the release of Sugar's story, Katie discovered the unfilled need for disabled heroes and heroines! Her stories are about empowering people with special circumstances to find the one person who will love them because of their abilities, not their inabilities. Katie has a slight addiction to Twitter and blogging, with a lessening aversion to Pinterest now that she quit trying to make the things she pinned.
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  • Anonymous

    Posted November 21, 2013

    I loved it!

    I loved it!

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  • Posted January 12, 2013

    This will tug at your heartstrings.... Life, love, pain, healin

    This will tug at your heartstrings....

    Life, love, pain, healing - it's a roller-coaster ride of emotions. This book is written from the heart and you can feel it in every word. Ms Mettner will bring tears to your eyes and also make your emotions leap. You will fall in love with Sugar (Tula) and Van, but find yourself holding your breath as the things life has thrown at them come between them. It's a love story with heart-stopping moments, with a plot that brings it all together very nicely and some wonderful, real-life characters. A wonderful read and I was delighted to see a couple of the recipes featured in the book at the back! I'll be sampling Chicago Kraut Dogs for the first time this weekend.

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  • Posted December 17, 2012

    Loved this book...so inspiring.  Can't wait for "Sugar's So

    Loved this book...so inspiring.  Can't wait for "Sugar's Song"!

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  • Posted July 15, 2012

    Sugar's Dance is an incredible work of art in book form! Author

    Sugar's Dance is an incredible work of art in book form! Author Katie Mettner did such a great job with her characters (and not just her hero & heroine, Tula 'Sugar' Dubois and Donovan 'Van' Walsh)that by the time I finished the book I felt like I knew them all personally. I was privy to their thoughts, desires, flaws, sense of humor, values, and strengths. The mystery and danger surrounding Sugar's lodge was revealed a little at a time, keeping me glued to the story to find out what was lurking around the next corner. Loved the setting! Ms. Mettner's love for Lake Superior and the surrounding area came through in her writing, as did her passion for the life-saving gift of organ donation (MAMBOS - Miracles Are Made By Organ Sharing). I loved this story from beginning to end and will definitely read this author again.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 3, 2012

    Author makes it area detailed which adds to the charm.

    Very touching, emotional story about family, love, life and hope. Was a little wordy in areas and needed more editing for punctuation and flow but the story rose above those details and made you want to finish it. Having grown up in the area, I loved the detail to location.

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  • Posted December 2, 2011

    You must read this one!

    Great book! I finished it with tears and smiles and happiness in my heart. Sugar is a woman to admire and one most women can easily relate to or realize they have a friend or relative like her.

    As I read Sugar's Dance, I was reminded of another author who weaves great stories of romance, tragedy and local lore and fare...Nicolas Sparks. I much prefer Mrs. Mettner's ending to one of Mr. Sparks, though.

    Thanks for sharing Sugar with the world!

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  • Posted November 1, 2011

    Wonderful book from a new author!!!

    What a great read! I enjoyed getting to know Sugar and spending time with her in northern Minnesota. She is someone I would love to meet at Starbucks for a coffee. The book is a great blend of romance, drama, suspense, and comedy. If you want a read that is just a wonderful story of redemption, love, and family this is your book.

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