Thursday, February 16, 2012

Win a Book!


Thursday Thoughts on Reading and Writing

When you leave a comment on THIS post by 6 p.m. CT Sunday, February 12, 2012, you'll be entered in the drawing for a copy of the book I review below. You must be eighteen, a U.S. resident, void where prohibited.


Summer of Promise by Amanda Cabot

Amanda Cabot is a popular speaker and the author of numerous novels. She’s an avid traveler who finds inspiration for new stories in her travels and enjoys sharing new parts of the country with her readers. A former Easterner, she now lives in Wyoming.

From the book’s back cover

Though she had planned to spend the summer in Vermont, Abigail Harding cannot dismiss her concerns over her older sister. Charlotte’s letters have been uncharacteristically melancholy, and her claims that nothing is wrong ring false, so Abigail heads west to Fort Laramie, Wyoming. When her stagecoach is attacked, Wyoming promises to be anything but boring. Luckily, the heroics of another passenger, Lieutenant Ethan Bowles, save the day.

Abigail plans to marry when she returns to Vermont, just as soon as she attends to her sister. As the summer passes, she finds herself drawn to this rugged land and to a certain soldier determined to persuade her to stay. When summer ends, will she go back East, or will she find her heart’s true home?

From Jo

Amanda Cabot writes compelling novels. This one is no exception. Her characters are strong, including: Abigail Harding who is traveling from Vermont to Fort Laramie, Wyoming; her sister Charlotte who needs Abigail; soldiers at the Fort; and Leah, a “lady of the night,” whom Abigail befriends. At summer’s end will Abigail return to Vermont as planned, or be convinced to stay? Cabot’s story is fast moving with enough suspense to keep readers turning pages.


Remember to leave a comment on THIS post by 6 p.m. CT Sunday, February 19, 2012, and you'll be entered in the drawing for a copy of Where Wildflowers Bloom. U.S. residents only, void where prohibited. Please remember to leave your email address so that should you be the winner I can get in touch with you for your mailing address.


Till next time … keep on smiling.

29 comments:

  1. I recently finished Amanda's first series, and would love to start in on this new one!
    Thanks for the chance to win.

    Patty

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    1. Patty, I'm sure you'll enjoy this new series should you win this book. Thanks for commenting and reading my blog.

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    2. Patty, I NEED YOUR EMAIL ADDRESS

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  2. I like fast moving stories and great characters! This one certainly fills the bill - thanks for the chance to win it
    pbclark(at)netins(dot)net

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    1. rubenreba, You're so right--Amanda's Summer of Promise does fit the bill. I appreciate your reading my blog. Thanks for commenting.

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  3. I enjoy books that are about the West and this one definitely sounds like something I would enjoy reading. Please sign me up for a chance to win and thank you for the opportunity.

    God's Blessings,
    Lori
    triplel(at)evertek(dot)net

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    1. Lori, you're signed up; and this book is set in the West. Thanks for commenting and reading my blog.

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  4. This sounds like a great book, one I'd really enjoy. Thank you for hosting the giveaway.

    wfnren(at)aol(dot)com
    wrensthoughts.blogspot.com

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    1. wfnren, I'm glad to host this giveaway; I love Amanda's books. Thanks for commenting and reading my blog.

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  5. Sounds like Amanda has another winner. Thanks for hosting the giveaway. I would love to win this book.
    Shirley
    beekeeper5(at)bellsouth(dot)net

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    1. Shirley, yes I think Amanda's new series will be another winner. Thanks for visiting my blog and for commenting.

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  6. This book looks SO good!
    I cant wait to read it!
    dymesich(at)juno(dot)com

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    1. Leah, It's such a good book. All of Amanda's books are good; not a bad one in the lot. Thanks for coming by the blog and for leaving a comment.

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  7. I've seen this book before and I'd love to read it! Thanks for the opportunity to win it!
    rrgreene62(at)gmail.com

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    1. Rebecca, it's a great book you'll enjoy to read. Thanks for commenting and coming by my blog.

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  8. I have heard about this book and it was on my list, so I would to win it. teshaw(at)sbcglobal.net

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    1. Tammie, Amanda's books are all just great. Thanks for commenting so you'll have a chance to win. I appreciate your coming by my blog.

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  9. Yes, enter me please!!
    lanehillhouse[at]centurylink[dot]net

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    1. Lane, you're entered! Thanks for commenting and visiting my blog.

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  10. i would love to read this wonderful novel...thanks for the chance :)

    karenk
    kmkuka at yahoo dot com

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    1. karenk, thanks for commenting so you'll have a chance to win. Thanks for visiting my blog and come back soon.

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  11. Jo -- Thanks for hosting the giveaway. And, ladies, I hope whoever wins Summer of Promise enjoys it. It was fun and a bit of a challenge to set it in a real location. I agonized over the details, but when the staff at Fort Laramie pronounced it "right on" and decided to carry the book in their bookstore, I knew that all the work was worth it.

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    1. Amanda, you are so welcome! Your books are a joy and one of these commenters will be a lucky winner. Thanks for dropping by.

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  12. This book looks very interesting! I have it on my Amazon Wishlist. I love Abigail's dress and I like her name!
    My email address is: richmond.abigail@gmail.com
    God Bless!
    Abigail Grace Richmond

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    1. Abigail, two great Abigails in red! Maybe one book on your wish list will become reality. Thanks for commenting and visiting my blog. Come by any time.

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  13. Thanks for the chance to win Amanda's book. :)

    Ann_Lee_Miller[at]msn[dot]com

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    1. Aly, thanks for visiting my blog and for leaving a comment. Stop by the blog anytime.

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  14. This book sounds very interesting. Thank you for the opportunity of winning it.

    Blessings,
    Jo
    ladijo40(at)aol(dot)com

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    1. Jo, thanks for stopping by my blog and leaving a comment. I appreciate your reading my blog; come visit anytime.

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