Walker Pride Blog Tour


Bestselling Author Bernadette Marie is known for building families readers want to be part of. Her series The Keller Family has graced bestseller charts since its release in 2011, along with her other series and single title books. The married mother of five sons promises Happily Ever After always…and says she can write it, because she lives it.
When not writing, Bernadette Marie is shuffling her sons to their many events—mostly hockey—and enjoying the beautiful views of the Colorado Rocky Mountains from her front step. She is also an accomplished martial artist with a second degree black belt in Tang Soo Do.
A chronic entrepreneur, Bernadette Marie opened her own publishing house in 2011, 5 Prince Publishing, so that she could publish the books she liked to write and help make the dreams of other aspiring authors come true too. Bernadette Marie is also the CEO of Illumination Author Events.

1.     If you had 3 wishes, what would they be?

a.      Thinking globally, I’d wish for no child to ever suffer from hunger, or abuse. (Lack of cell service is not what I’m thinking.”
b.     I’d wish for the perfect job for my husband. Whatever he wanted. His latest dream was to have a food truck. BAM…he’d have it!
c.      NYT Bestseller on my book cover!
Given unlimited resources, what would be your ideal writing environment?
a.    Have you seen the Tree house builder guy on Animal Planet? I think a tree house/studio apartment over looking my beautiful Rocky Mountains, would be ideal!
Where do you actually write?
a.      Everywhere and any time. I have a office in my home where I work, but when it comes to writing I have laptop and will travel.
How long does it normally take you to write a novel?
a.      1 ½ – 2 months.



Susan Hayes moved to Georgia to start the life she wanted to live and build her catering career. On the brink of having everything she ever wanted, Eric Walker and his family happened into her life.

Eric Walker’s life had been quiet, structured, and boring until his uncle gambled away the family’s property and jeopardized Eric’s livelihood. Now midst family secrets learned, someone ruining his business and trying to drive him off his land, he fell in love.
Things will never be the same for them—especially if someone succeeds in destroying the Walker family and killing Eric.
When available all sales sites are listed on the 5 Prince Publishing website.


Susan lifted her hands to his chest. She could feel his heart pound beneath her fingertips. When she lifted her eyes to meet his they were dreamy—lost—staring back into hers.

It was foolish to think that this man was going to be around for longer than a month. He was only warding off the week he’d had. She was his distraction.

Then he moved his head, lowered it to hers, and covered her mouth with his. Susan closed her eyes and inhaled his kiss.

Maybe he was equally her distraction too.

10 Favorite things of Bernadette Marie

  1. My favorite vacation is DISNEYLAND!
  2. My favorite book is IF TOMORROW COMES by Sidney Sheldon
  3. My favorite collection I have are vintage lunch boxes from the 70’s and 80’s
  4. My favorite kind of clothing are yoga pants
  5. My favorite place is anywhere my family is
  6. My favorite drink is boring plain water
  7. My favorite smell is a blooming lilac bush
  8. My favorite time of year is spring
  9. My favorite holiday is Thanksgiving (even though I was born on the 4th of July)
  10. My favorite food group is chocolate 🙂

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