TODAY'S FREE SHORT STORY
Sheridan Colfax is eight months pregnant and snowed in at the airport on Thanksgiving weekend. With a little help from the former geek turned handsome doctor, Scott Spencer, she finds the perfect heartwarming Thanksgiving moment to share with the world.
Read it HERE
I have been fortunate enough to write four book for Heartwarming and have a new series coming out in 2016. My first book, THE WEATHER GIRL, was a semi-finalist in Harelquin’s So You Think You Can Write contest. Originally written for the Romance line, the editor over there emailed me and asked me to either turn up the heat or consider submitting to a new line called Heartwarming. After deciding that my hero and heroine’s story was more sweet than sexy, I resubmitted to Heartwarming. Getting the call from senior editor Victoria Curran was one of the most memorable moments of my life!
The rest is history or so they say. My next three books were set in Chicago and revolved around three sisters. THE BETTER MAN, THE BEST LAID PLANS, and THE HARDEST FIGHT were some of my favorite books to write. I got to be funny, make people cry, and give some characters the happy ending they deserve.
I think that’s why I love Heartwarming book so much. You always know you’re going to get an emotional-satisfying read with a guaranteed happy ever after. Another great thing about this line – you can share these books with your friends, your mother, your sister, your daughter and not be embarrassed to say you’ve read them. My teenage daughter read THE WEATHER GIRL and was amazed her mom could actually write “like a real book!” I try to take that as a compliment!
We have so many great short stories to share with you this month. If you haven’t heard of us before, I hope you’ll give Heartwarming a try!
11/2: Snow Day Baby by Amy Vastine
Singing Librarian Books, The Power of Words, & Katie's Clean Book Collection
11/4: Wedding at Turkey Run by Liz Flaherty
My Love for Reading Keeps Growing, Babs Book Bistro, & Heidi Reads...
11/6: Her Thanksgiving Soldier by Leigh Riker
Letters from Annie (Douglass) Lima, Mel's Shelves, & Brooke Blogs
11/9: Mr. Right All Along by Jen Snow
Katie's Clean Book Collection, Min Reads and Reviews, & Love thy Shelf
11/11: Falling for the Cowboy by Sophia Sasson
Kindle and Me, The Power of Words, & Colorimetry
11/13: The Marriage Gift by Tara Taylor Quinn
deal sharing aunt, Babs Book Bistro, & Brooke Blogs
11/16: Heart of a Hero by Pamela Tracy
Writing Pearls, Wishful Endings, & Waiting For Wentworth
11/18: Thankful for You by Karen Rock
Christian Chick's Thoughts, Getting Your Read On, & Love, Laughter, Friendship
11/20: Autumn at Jasper Lake by Carol Ross
Reading Is My SuperPower, I Am A Reader, & Colorimetry
11/23: The Firefighter’s Promise by Kate James
Canadian Book Addict, Mel's Shelves, & Beck Valley Books
11/24: Wedding of His Dreams by Cari Lynn Webb
Bookworm Lisa, Kindle and Me, & Zerina Blossom's Books
11/25: The Sweetheart Tree by Rula Sinara
The Written Adventure, Reading Is My SuperPower, & Writing Pearl
11/26: Married by Thanksgiving by Melinda Curtis
Heidi Reads..., Love, Laughter, Friendship, & Singing Librarian Books
11/29: Grand Finale
11/30: Facebook Party
All Heartwarming print titles are 30% OFF during November from Harlequin as well! Use code HEART1115.
Enter on Goodreads HERE.
- Enter via the Rafflecopter below
- Open to US only
- Ends December 4th
$40 VISA card (US only)
13-Book Heartwarming Prize Pack: The Best Laid Plans, Back to McGuffy's, If I Loved You, Love, Lies & Mistletoe, First Comes Marriage, Once Upon A Marriage, Small Town Secrets, Winter Wedding Bells, If Not For A Bee, When The Right One Comes Along, Wedding of His Dreams, After The Silence, and A Memory Away (print copies if US, ebooks if international)
8-Book Prize Pack: The Best Laid Plans, If I Loved You, Love, Lies & Mistletoe, First Comes Marriage, Once Upon A Marriage, Winter Wedding Bells, If Not For A Bee, and After The Silence (print copies if US, ebooks if international)
Ends December 4th