Favorite Vacay Spot? USA Today Feature

April 22nd, 2015

Let Me Love You Again is featured on USA Today’s Happily Ever After blog today

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I’m chatting favorite vacation spots with authors Catherine Bybee and Terri Osburn. And all things awesome about our April releases!

Join us ;)

And watch for great chances to win and have a blast as we count down to Let Me Love You Again’s April 28th release…

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Will their second-chance love be a dream come true?
Selena Rosenthal left behind her high school sweetheart, who was the love of her life, seven years ago.
Now, she and the once-rebellious Oliver Bowman are back in Chandlerville—after his foster father’s heart attack and Selena’s contentious divorce—to deal with her secrets, the recklessness that caused their breakup, and the almost-strangers they’ve become to each other and their families.
As soon as his father is stronger, Oliver must return to the successful career that helps support a new generation of foster kids. But he’s falling for Selena again, her daughter has a hold on his heart, and he can’t imagine leaving behind his brothers and sisters once again.
More attached by the day to their charming hometown and families, Selena and Oliver fall in love for the second time.
Has fate brought Chandlerville’s prodigal children together again…this time forever?

Will their second-chance love be a dream come true?

Selena Rosenthal left behind her high school sweetheart, who was the love of her life, seven years ago.

Now, she and the once-rebellious Oliver Bowman are back in Chandlerville—after his foster father’s heart attack and Selena’s contentious divorce—to deal with her secrets, the recklessness that caused their breakup, and the almost-strangers they’ve become to each other and their families.

As soon as his father is stronger, Oliver must return to the successful career that helps support a new generation of foster kids. But he’s falling for Selena again, her daughter has a hold on his heart, and he can’t imagine leaving behind his brothers and sisters once again.

More attached by the day to their charming hometown and families, Selena and Oliver fall in love for the second time.

Has fate brought Chandlerville’s prodigal children together again…this time forever?

Hunk Approval! First Blush Pick = FREE Copies

April 13th, 2015

Let Me Love You Again is a Kindle Love Stories First Blush HUNK Pick ;)

To celebrate, we’re giving away 20 digital copies of LMLYA.

ENTER the giveaway HERE!

Enjoy Let Me Love You Again’s HUNK as he gives us all a sneak peak ;)

Pre-Release LETS CHAT Giveaway: Week 2

April 9th, 2015

Counting down to Let Me Love You Again’s April 28th release, we’re talking second-chance love and childhood sweethearts and starting over on LMLYA’s Facebook Release Party page!

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Come chat with us!

Join the party and comment on the Second Chance Love post for your chance to win more Vera Bradly TEDDY BEAR and PEN goodness.

NOTE: Commenting here on the blog DOESN’T include you in the giveaway.

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Will their second-chance love be a dream come true?

Selena Rosenthal left behind her high school sweetheart, who was the love of her life, seven years ago.

Now, she and the once-rebellious Oliver Bowman are back in Chandlerville—after his foster father’s heart attack and Selena’s contentious divorce—to deal with her secrets, the recklessness that caused their breakup, and the almost-strangers they’ve become to each other and their families.

As soon as his father is stronger, Oliver must return to the successful career that helps support a new generation of foster kids. But he’s falling for Selena again, her daughter has a hold on his heart, and he can’t imagine leaving behind his brothers and sisters once again.

More attached by the day to their charming hometown and families, Selena and Oliver fall in love for the second time.

Has fate brought Chandlerville’s prodigal children together again…this time forever?

Let Me Love You Again $50 for 500 Giveaway

April 7th, 2015

Join Let Me Love You Again’s Facebook Release Party Celebration to be in the running for a $50 Amazon Gift Card!

Click HERE to go to the Release Party and Join. When we reach 500 attending (just 50 more guests!), we’ll give away a $50 Amazon Gift Card.

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There’s TONS more pre-release goodness going on, including a Vera Bradly contest and a Kindle Giveaway, and we still have over 3 weeks of pre-release fun to go ;o)

Join us, have fun all April AND be there on the 28th when Let Me Love You Again goes live and we throw our biggest release party bash yet!

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Will their second-chance love be a dream come true?

Selena Rosenthal left behind her high school sweetheart, who was the love of her life, seven years ago.

Now, she and the once-rebellious Oliver Bowman are back in Chandlerville—after his foster father’s heart attack and Selena’s contentious divorce—to deal with her secrets, the recklessness that caused their breakup, and the almost-strangers they’ve become to each other and their families.

As soon as his father is stronger, Oliver must return to the successful career that helps support a new generation of foster kids. But he’s falling for Selena again, her daughter has a hold on his heart, and he can’t imagine leaving behind his brothers and sisters once again.

More attached by the day to their charming hometown and families, Selena and Oliver fall in love for the second time.

Has fate brought Chandlerville’s prodigal children together again…this time forever?

Who likes Gardening and Vera Bradley???

April 3rd, 2015

We’re talking all things gardening and giving away ADORABLE pre-release Vera Bradley prizes over on Let Me Love You Again’s release party page.

Pre-Release Giveaway Gardening Quote

Join the party and comment in the “gardening” post for your chance to WIN!

NOTE: Commenting here on the blog doesn’t include you in the giveaway–sorry for the extra click ;o)

Win a Kindle, 19th Century Heirloom Quilt, and MORE!

April 3rd, 2015

We’re ONE MONTH away from Let Me Love You Again’s release!

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Echoes of the Heart Book Two (Oliver and Selena’s story–part of the love triangle you fell in love with in Here in My Heart) is already getting RAVE reviews in GoodReads from early readers.

And we’re celebrating with pre-release giveaways and fun activities on the Let Me Love You Again Facebook Release Party page ;o) Scoot over and joins us.

If Facebook isn’t your thing, make sure you’re signed up for my Reader Newsletter to stay in the know about all the amazing things my publisher and marketing team have in store over the next month or so, while Let Me Love You Again is released into the wild…

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Will their second-chance love be a dream come true?

Selena Rosenthal left behind her high school sweetheart, who was the love of her life, seven years ago.

Now, she and the once-rebellious Oliver Bowman are back in Chandlerville—after his foster father’s heart attack and Selena’s contentious divorce—to deal with her secrets, the recklessness that caused their breakup, and the almost-strangers they’ve become to each other and their families.

As soon as his father is stronger, Oliver must return to the successful career that helps support a new generation of foster kids. But he’s falling for Selena again, her daughter has a hold on his heart, and he can’t imagine leaving behind his brothers and sisters once again.

More attached by the day to their charming hometown and families, Selena and Oliver fall in love for the second time.

Has fate brought Chandlerville’s prodigal children together again…this time forever?

Let Me Love You Again Pre-Release KINDLE Giveaway!

March 4th, 2015

We’re gearing up for the EXCITING release of Echoes of the Heart Book 2, Let Me Love You Again.

Including fabulous pre-release giveaways over on our Facebook Release Party Page (a Kindle, a $25 Amazon Gift Certificate, and more).

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NOTE: You must join the Let Me Love You Again Facebook Release Party to be eligible to win prizes.


Be among the first 500 guests to join the party, to be in the running for a $50 Amazon Gift Card.

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Pre-order your copy of Let Me Love You again AND share your Amazon Order Confirmation in the Release Party comments for your chance to WIN A KINDLE.

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TONS more Pre-Release fun and giveaways to come.

Stay tuned here or on Facebook and sign up for my Author Newsletter). DON’T MISS  a single chance to learn more about Let Me Love You Again and WIN great prizes ;o)

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Selena Rosenthal left behind her high school sweetheart, who was the love of her life, seven years ago.

Now, she and the once-rebellious Oliver Bowman are back in Chandlerville—after his foster father’s heart attack and Selena’s contentious divorce—to deal with her secrets, the recklessness that caused their breakup, and the almost-strangers they’ve become to each other and their families.

As soon as his father is stronger, Oliver must return to the successful career that helps support a new generation of foster kids. But he’s falling for Selena again, her daughter has a hold on his heart, and he can’t imagine leaving behind his brothers and sisters once again.

More attached by the day to their charming hometown and families, Selena and Oliver fall in love for the second time.

Has fate brought Chandlerville’s prodigal children together again…this time forever?

Coconut Pie AND Three Seas Recipe Giveaway!

December 1st, 2014

Who wants FAB recipes from 20+ authors and the chance to WIN a $300 Gift Card for Amazon, B&N or iTunes?

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That’s right, my agent and her team have put together a fun author/blog hop, to help you get to know each of us better. Which means (follow the information at the end of the post), you need to leave a comment on their site/page, rather than here to be entered to win the $300 Gift card.

BUT–comments are welcome here, too, where I’ll be giving away my own $25 Amazon gift card AND your choice of a digital copy of one of my #1 Best-selling Mimosa Lane novels!

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Just tell us here on the blog what’s your favorite handed down through the generations recipe that you make again and again… And then hop over to Three Seas (link below) to be entered in their fab drawing…

Which means you have a chance to win $350 total, just by playing here and there.

I’m sharing my grandmother’s super simple but AMAZING Coconut Pie Recipe.

And there’s so much more goodness for you to explore.

So:

  • Dive in.
  • Let me know if you have any questions about the pie (it’s a “farm” recipe passed down in my family for generations, so don’t let the simple fool you, it’s one of the best things you’ve ever eaten).
  • Leave a comment below about YOUR favorite handed-down recipe, for a chance to win a $50 Amazon gift card.
  • Visit Three Seas Literary’s link below for all the info you need about the Receipe hop and promotion/giveaway AND to leave comments to be entered in the drawing for the $300 gift card.
  • Enjoy getting to know better a few authors you might already know a little or are just discovering!
  • Oh, and stay tuned for the winners!

Grandma’s Farm Coconut Pie

This a very simple, by-hand recipe that is more about the cooking than the mixing.

It takes no time to throw it together but around an hour to cook, depending on your oven.

It’s best to put the pie pan on a baking pan that will catch anything that might spill as you put the pie in the oven (the uncooked pie is liquidy).

Don’t be impatient. Cook until the top and crust are golden brown. But don’t over-cook (the pie is supposed to be soft inside, crunchy on the top, YUMMY!)

You’ll know it’s done when the coconut on top start to look toasted. You won’t believe how GOOD it is. My grandmother always made an extra for my husband to take home with him each time he visited. BTW, it’s just as easy to make two at a time as one, so you might wanna follow Grandma’s lead and double book ;o)

Dry Ingredients:

  • 1 Cup Sugar
  • 1 tsp Flour
  • 1 tsp Salt
  • 1 heaping cup raw, shredded Coconut
  • 1 frozen/prepared pie crust (bottom only)

Wet Ingredients:

  • 1 tbsp butter (melted)
  • 1 cup milk
  • 2 eggs

Preparation Instructions:

  1. Pre-heat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Mix/sift sugar and flour in separate bowl
  3. Add salt and mix well
  4. In large mixing bowl, Beat eggs by hand until yolks are broken and mixed well with whites. Do not over beat.
  5. Add milk and butter
  6. Add sugar/flour/salt mixture and Stir well by hand. Do not over mix.
  7. Add coconut and fold until well incorporated. Be sure to avoid clumps of coconut in the mix.
  8. Pour into pie crust until just below the edge of the crust.
  9. Bake until pie is set and top is golden brown (entire surface of the pie should be golden, and the coconut on top should appear toasted). Do not over bake or the inside of the pie will dry out. NOTE: The pie will rise as it bakes, and settle as it cools.
  10. Remove from oven and place on a cooling rack that allows circulation beneath the pie. Allow to set (10 minutes or so) before serving. Can also be served cold.

Recipe Hop Contest Details

Here’s all you need to know about the Three Seas Lit giveaway (remember to leave your comments here on my blog, to be in the running for the $25 Gift Certificate only). Link over to Three Seas to discover more authors, recipes and to comment to be in the running for $300 to spend any way you link on Amazon, B&N or iTunes!

Enjoy all the goodies and chances to win!

From Three Seas Literary…

Thanks for visiting my site!  I hope you enjoy sharing my recipe with your family and friends.  Please feel free to share stories and comments here on my site – I would love to hear from you. And comments here will put you in the running for my $25 Amazon Gift Card and Mimosa Lane novel giveaway.

However, comments left here will not constitute an entry to the ($300) 3 Seas Recipe Holiday Contest.

In order to enter the contest for your chance to win a $300 gift card to Amazon, B&N or iTunes, be sure to enter my name and my recipe name into the official contest form on the 3 Seas Facebook page, https://www.facebook.com/pages/3-Seas-Literary-Agency/75205869856?sk=app_228910107186452.

If you have any questions about the promotion, please contact Kurt at admin@threeseaslit.com.  Thanks for participating, and good luck!

Kindle Love Stories Weekly Deal!

November 19th, 2014

A quick check in to share exciting news ;o) Three Days on Mimosa Lane and Love on Mimosa Lane are both only $1.99 until Saturday–they’re the Kindle Love Stories Weekly Deal.

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And don’t forget the bridge novella from Mimosa Lane to my new Echoes of the Heart series, Here in My Heart, is still only $1.99.

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Three Chandlerville stories for under SIX dollars!

Grab them while they’re still on sale.

Christmas DAILY DEAL! Just $1.99

November 8th, 2014

Christmas on Mimosa Lane is today’s Kindle Daily Deal!

Grab your copy of this #1 Amazon Family Saga and Series Romance Best-seller for just $1.99.

New York Times and USA Today Best-seller Lori Wilde calls Christmas on Mimosa Lane a
“…charming, tender delight that furls around you heart like a Christmas ribbon.”

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Grab your copy while the price is right!

And don’t miss my new Christmas novella, with returning characters from Christmas on Mimosa Lane and the other Echoes of the Heart books…

Here in My Heart, also ONLY $1.99, and currently the #1 Women’s Short Story on Amazon!

Fresh Fiction calls Here in My Heart,
“One of the most powerful novellas I’ve had the fortune to read and review.”

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