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Romance Is In The Air Giveaway Hop!

3 Feb

Welcome to my stop on the Romance Is in The Air Giveaway Hop. Thanks so much to Book Hounds for hosting. To find out all about the books and bookish stuff other bloggers are giving away, click HERE.

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I am giving away a Surprise Box of Books! You can expect all kinds of romance — historical, contemporary and suspense — and include authors Tamera Alexander, Betsy St, Amant and Lisa Harris. To enter, just leave me a comment. The Hop runs through February 14. Good luck!

 

Dreaming of Books Giveaway Hop!

16 Jan

Thanks to Bookhounds for hosting the Dreaming of Books Giveaway Hop! You can check out all the bloggers giving away books and bookish stuff HERE. The hop runs January 16 – 28.

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I am excited to be giving away two books for this hop — Summer’s List by Anita Higman and My Stubborn Heart by Becky Wade. To enter, just leave me a comment. Good luck!

 

51QNs9xAh8L._SX322_BO1,204,203,200_A dying wish alters the course of a young woman’s life.

Life hadn’t been easy for Summer Snow. In acts of selflessness—caring for her ailing parents and running her grandmother’s bookstore—she had forfeited her youth and dreams for the needs of others. And the only tries she had at love… didn’t turn out. She had the bookstore, she had her beloved granny, but she was missing something—or someone.

Opportunity strikes when Granny sends Summer on an unexpected adventure with one Martin Langtree, a kind but gangly young man from Summer’s past. A childhood friendship is rekindled, a romance is sparked, and mysteries are solved in one magical Texas summer. Will Summer strike out on love again, or will things finally go her way?

 

UnknownKate Donovan is burned out on work, worn down by her dating relationships, and in need of an adventure. When Kate’s grandmother asks Kate to accompany her to Redbud, Pennsylvania, to restore the grand old house she grew up in, Kate jumps at the chance.

Yet, she discovers a different kind of project upon meeting the man hired to renovate the house. Matt Jarreau is attractive and clearly wounded — hiding from people, from God, and from his past. Kate can’t help but set her stubborn heart on bringing him out of the dark and back into the light… whether he likes it or not.

Midwinter’s Eve Giveaway Hop!

20 Dec

Welcome to my stop on the Midwinter’s Eve Giveaway Hop hosted by Bookhounds and I Am A Reader, Not A Writer. To check out all the bloggers giving away books and bookish things, click HERE.

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I am giving away a copy of Melanie Dickerson‘s retelling of the Rapunzel fairytale, The Golden Braid. To enter just leave me a comment. The giveaway runs through December 31st. Good luck!

golden-braidThe one who needs rescuing isn’t always the one in the tower…

Rapunzel can throw a knife better than any man. She paints beautiful flowering vines on the walls of her plaster houses. She sings so sweetly she can coax even a beast to sleep. But there are two things she is afraid her mother might never allow her to do: learn to read and marry.

Fiercely devoted to Rapunzel, her mother is suspicious of every man who so much as looks at her daughter and warns her that no man can be trusted. After a young village farmer asks for Rapunzel’s hand in marriage, Mother decides to move them once again—this time, to the large city of Hagenheim.

The journey proves treacherous, and after being rescued by a knight—Sir Gerek—Rapunzel, in turn, rescues him farther down the road. As a result, Sir Gerek agrees to repay his debt to Rapunzel by teaching her to read. Could there be more to him than his arrogance and desire to marry for riches and position?

As Rapunzel acclimates to life in a new city, she uncovers a mystery that will forever change her life. In this Rapunzel story unlike any other, a world of secrets and treachery are about to be revealed after seventeen years. How will Rapunzel finally take control of her own destiny? And who will prove faithful to a lowly peasant girl with no one to turn to?

 

Children’s Book Giveaway! — Caleb’s Awesome Adventure

5 Dec

Thanks to author Bonnie Mae (Debbie Telfer), I have 2 copies of the children’s chapter book, Caleb’s Awesome Adventure, to give away! Just leave a comment to enter. The giveaway runs through December 11, just in time for Christmas. (Please note: this giveaway is open to US residents only.)

61v86rark-l-_sx351_bo1204203200_Caleb can’t wait to spend a few days with his sister Zali at his great grandparents farm. There’s always plenty to explore and so much fun to be had. What will he get up to with his cherished Pa? Caleb’s Awesome Adventure takes you on a journey to the wonders of farm life which children who live in towns and cities may never experience. This book will resonate with a generation that sees family values and togetherness as an essential ingredient in the nurturing of young children. Caleb through this childhood adventure learns to appreciate his own needs as well as family values.

My Review

 

Bonnie Mae is the pen name of Debbie Telfer, an author from Queensland, Australia. Caleb’s Awesome Adventure is her debut juvenile novel.

1618478_10203107033295178_971712447_nIn her own words: I have never looked at myself as anything really other than a Mum, a wife and a business partner with my husband. After losing a little grandaughter at birth 4 years ago, I went on a life changing journey where God met me and relieved me of the pain in my heart that I was carrying. I learnt to see through that pain and draw close to him and to pour out my heart to him. In doing so I was able to find another person that had been hidden. The new me has done things that I never dreamt of and doesn’t go and hide from a challenge. The challenge thrown at me was “Could I write a children’s book teaching them what I had learnt”. I laughed at that person. As I sat down one day at my computer, words formed in my head, so I typed them. They kept coming, and Caleb’s Awesome Adventure was born. Had you told me 4 years ago I would write a book I would not have believed you.

Book Spotlight And Giveaway! Silent Night, Deadly Night by Richard Mabry, MD

1 Dec

Richard Mabry, MD, author of numerous medical suspense novels, has generously offered a FREE and SIGNED copy of his novella, Silent Night, Deadly Night, to one of my readers. All you need to do is leave me a comment and you will be entered into the drawing. The giveaway runs through December 8. Good luck!

51UVtsqwAvL._SX306_BO1,204,203,200_The colored lights on the snow gave it a holiday appearance, but the dead woman’s body in the yard added a grisly touch. How did Ina Bell Patrick die?
Who killed her? And why?

The dead woman had no direct heirs, so two nephews and a niece stood to inherit. Dr. Laura Morris was left to make all the arrangements, attorney Roger Morris could certainly use the money, and Zack Morris had disappeared two years earlier. Then there was neighbor and “best friend” Fay Autrey, who was certain the woman intended to leave her some money—a great deal of money.

The police were still looking for the killer who left the frozen body in the snow when it became apparent someone was trying to pick off the heirs, one by one. Who would win the race—the police or the killer?

To purchase, click HERE.

MabrypubphotoDr. Richard Mabry is a retired physician, past Vice-President of the American Christian Fiction Writers, and the author of five published novels of medical suspense. His books have been finalists in competitions including ACFW’s Carol Award and Romantic Times’ Inspirational Book of the Year, and have won the Selah Award from the Blue Ridge Mountain Christian Writers Conference.

Richard’s non-fiction book, The Tender Scar: Life After The Death Of A Spouse (Kregel Publishers), has ministered to multiple thousands of grieving individuals. His meditations and short pieces have appeared in The Upper Room, In Touch, and several other periodicals.

When Richard is not writing, he spends his time reading, working fruitlessly to improve his golf game, and defending his title as the world’s best Granddad. He and his wife live in north Texas and are active members of Stonebriar Community Church, pastored by Dr. Chuck Swindoll.

Connect with Richard on his blog or website.

Gratitude Giveaway!

14 Nov

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Thanks to Bookhounds and I Am A Reader, Not A Writer for hosting The Gratitude Giveaways! Lots of bloggers are giving away books and bookish stuff to their readers in a big thank you for their support. For all the links to the giveaways, click HERE.

This year I am giving away a surprise package of books that includes a variety of genres — something for everyone. Although it’s a surprise, I’ll let you in on one of the books included — An Endless Christmas by Cynthia Ruchti! To enter, just leave me a comment about what you are thankful for. Good luck!

51Rtgzl1IxL._SX321_BO1,204,203,200_On the way to Christmas with his family, Micah asks Katie to marry him. She says no, but there is no getting out of Christmas now. The Binder family celebrates every Christmas as if it were their last. Too many people, too much snow, and too little room should be a recipe for disaster. But sometimes too much is just enough. Especially when it’s Christmas.

Spooktacular Giveaway Hop!

14 Oct

Thanks to Kathy of I Am A Reader, Not A Writer for hosting the annual Spooktacular Giveaway Hop! Lots of bloggers are giving away spooky books and bookish stuff, so be sure to check out all the links HERE.

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I am giving away a surprise package of spooky Christian fiction (think supernatural suspense). To enter, just leave me a comment. That’s it! Thanks and good luck!

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