Contest Winner and new contest to win a copy of my first fiction novel!!!!

Darlene Shortridge is the winner of Love by the Yard by Gail Sattler, so it will be in the mail as soon as I receive her mailing address. For those who wish to be entered in this month’s drawing, it makes it much simpler and faster to get the book to you if you leave your addy when you post. Anyone with a USA address is eligible except Darlene.

And I am sooooo happy to be able to give away a copy of my first fiction novella. Getting this book published is definitely a dream come true! The drawing will be held on September 1st which is the day for the release of the book. Here is the back cover blurb for Christmas Belles of Georgia: 
Surprised by Life—and Love—at Christmas

Four letters are mailed from Monticello, a small antebellum town in Georgia. Sisters once, now heirs to a historic plantation, each young woman must come to terms with the circumstances of her birth. . . .

When she learns in a letter she’s adopted, Holly feels betrayed by her parents—and she books a flight out of Missouri immediately. Will she ever be able to love again?

Raised in a wealthy, loveless home, Carol rushes to Monticello from college in Atlanta when she receives her letter. She’s searching for family, but finds instead a boy she once mistreated. Will he remember her? . . .forgive her?

In one year, Starr has lost her parents, boyfriend, and job, so she’s sure her letter is more bad news. When the attorney flies to California to offer proof, Starr takes a second look—at the message and the man.

Noelle always knew she was adopted—and she’s always loved the foreman on her father’s Texas ranch too. But he’s so distant. . .perhaps a trip to Georgia is the break in life she needs.

Will the sisters receive a traditional Christmas gift. . .of love?

Enter to win a copy, or hurry out and order one or several copies for Christmas gifts!

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7 Responses to

  1. JoAnn Durgin says:

    Rose, I’ll be sure to get it. And, forgive me if I missed it, but is your story the one about Carol (going by the order of the listed authors)? I can’t wait to read it, and I’m so excited for you! Blessings.

  2. Excited for you Rose! Looks really good. I’m looking forward to your book event at church. Can’t wait to see you and buy the book.

  3. Hi Rose! The stories look great! I’m looking forward to the book :)

  4. Anonymous says:

    So excited to see this!! Can’t wait to read it, again. :)

    Mandy McCauley Thornberry
    (your daughter)

  5. Pamela J says:

    I’m so excited to find out about this book. I know you, Rose, are a new author but I also know nothing of two of the other authors so three will be new to me. We barely know each other but I’m proud to say we are friends. This book sounds so fantastic, it will be a definite pleasure to get to read it. Thanks for entering my name in the contest.
    Pam Williams
    cepjwms at wb4me dot com

  6. Tracy Krauss says:

    Isn’t this interesting! I’ve been following ‘the tour’ and thought i knew everything about Sid. Then I find out here that he likes performing in musical theatre! As a theatre buff and amateur director and playwright, this was super cool to find out!

  7. Virginia Lee says:

    Your blog is interesting. There are a lot of authors on there that I have never heard of. I was amazed.
    For the contest, my address is as follows:
    Virginia Jones
    1828 Western Ridge
    Palermo, Me. 04354
    My e-mail is

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