Day 8: Countdown to Publication Giveaway: Vicki Locey, Of Gods & Goats

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Update: Today’s winner is Suman Ganapathy! Welcome to Day 8 of the Countdown to Publication Giveaway. Today you can win Vicki Locey’s novel Of Gods & Goats! Your Question of the Day: What is the name of the estate where the heroine of Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice will live when she marries the hero? About Of Gods & Goats: I used to have a tranquil life in the rolling hills of Pennsylvania. It was just me, my dog and cat (the ones with the wizarding monikers) a watch steer, three dairy goats and a flock of chickens. That was before that thunderstorm of all thunderstorms blew over my twelve acres of rural serenity and dropped one hell of a celestial … Read More

JordanDay 8: Countdown to Publication Giveaway: Vicki Locey, Of Gods & Goats

Day 7: Countdown to Publication Book Giveaway: Linda McCabe

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Update: Our winner is Hilary Sang! Welcome to Day 7 of the Countdown to Publication (to Forged in Grace) Book Giveaway. Today you can win Linda McCabe’s sweeping historical epic (love story, to boot), Quest of the Warrior Maiden. Your Question of the Day: Which famous poem ends, “We have lingered in the chambers of the sea By sea-girls wreathed with seaweed red and brown Till human voices wake us, and we drown.” …? About Quest of the Warrior Maiden  The novel brings the legends of Charlemagne to life in a saga of chivalry, secret romances, betrayal, revenge and magic. A love foretold between sworn enemies will determine the fate of Christendom. Bradamante, the niece of Charlemagne, and Ruggiero, a … Read More

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Next Big Thing(s): Go Wilde

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I interrupt this book giveaway to bring you Samantha Wilde’s Next Big Thing Blog post. Sam writes “Bad-ass hilarious fiction about women’s real lives and issues.” Her new novel, I’ll Take What She Has explores friendship, envy, motherhood and marriage with humor and sass, taking on feminism, working versus at-home motherhood, infertility, married and family love with hilarity, insight, verve and wit. I’ve already done mine, so instead, I’m going to answer 10 new questions I came up with myself about my own novel, Forged in Grace, that comes out in three weeks! February 28th: 1. You lean towards the dark and moody. Ever think of writing a comedy? Yes, all the time. My personality actually leans toward the comic. … Read More

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Day 5: Countdown to Publication Book Giveaway: Susan Salluce

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UPDATE! Today’s winner is Meghan Lawrence! Welcome to Day 5 of the Forged in Grace Countdown to Publication Book Giveaway. Today I am thrilled that you’ll get to win a copy of Susan Salluce’s wonderful novel, Out of Breath! Your Question of the Day: “Whenever you feel like criticizing any one,” he told me, “just remember that all the people in this world haven’t had the advantages that you’ve had.” This is a quote from one of America’s great Literary Legends. Who wrote this, and what novel opens with this? OUT OF BREATH: Seth and Alyssa Buchanan look like the perfect, Northern California couple: well-integrated into the community, owners of a surf shop, with two healthy daughters under the age of … Read More

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Day 3: Countdown to Publication Book Giveaway: Will Lutwick

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UPDATE: Karen Swank Fitch and Amber Liddell have both won a copy! Welcome to Day 3 of the Countdown to Publication Book Giveaway! Today’s book is a critically acclaimed memoir by a former Peace Corps volunteer, Will Lutwick–Dodging Machetes. And Will is giving away not 1, but 2 e-copies! Your (remaining) Question of the Day (1 answer per winner, please):  1. In which famous novel does Edward Fairfax Rochester play a significant role?   DODGING MACHETES: Will Lutwick, a quirky misfit, gets an MBA at 22, but soon realizes he and the American corporate world are a horrid mismatch. He joins the Peace Corps and is sent to the Fiji Islands, the quintessential tropical paradise. Will finds himself attracted to prohibited … Read More

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Day 2: Countdown to Publication Book Giveaway: Sharisse Coulter

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UPDATE: We have two winners: Richard Belson and Kimberly Golden Malgrem! Check back tomorrow to win two copies of the hilarious and poignant Peace Corps memoir, Dodging Machetes, by Will Lutwick. Welcome to Day 2 of the February Countdown to Forged in Grace‘s Publication Book Giveaway! Two winners have a chance to win a copy of Sharisse Coulter’s Rock My World. Question 1: Name the book upon which the movie by the same name, starring John Cusack as a lovable but dysfunctional indie music store owner, is based, and its author.  Question 2: Jane Smiley’s A Thousand Acres is a contemporary version of which of Shakespeare’s plays? Today we spotlight the magnificent Sharisse Coulter, who is already several weeks into A Novel Music … Read More

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Day 1: February Countdown to Publication Book Giveaway: Write Free

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UPDATE: WE HAVE A WINNER! Maggie Reed won Write Free. Tomorrow, February 2nd, I have TWO copies of Sharisse Coulter’s Rock My World. Hello friends! This is an exciting month for me: On February 28th, my novel Forged in Grace will be published with indie-visible Ink. To celebrate, I have enlisted the support of 20 other authors to join me in giving away a book a day for this whole month! That includes 5 copies of Forged in Grace, plus copies of my writing guides: Make a Scene and Write Free. Every day visit this blog,or  my Facebook Author page to find out the literary question of the day. Be the first to answer correctly, and you win! Feel free to … Read More

JordanDay 1: February Countdown to Publication Book Giveaway: Write Free

Forged in Grace

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FORGED IN GRACE (Forthcoming from Indivisible Ink, 2013) A novel of psychological suspense by Jordan E. Rosenfeld The friendships we make when we are young shape us—for better or worse. FORGED IN GRACE, explores the intense edge of female friendship, and what happens when two girls separated by tragedy—and also a secret—are reunited as adults. Grace Jensen survived a horrific fire at age 15. The flames changed her: badly scarred in body and mind, Grace developed an ability to feel other people’s pain. Unable to bear human touch, she has made a small life for herself in Northern California, living with her hoarder mother, tending wounded animals, and falling a little in love with her former doctor. Her safe world … Read More

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