For a chance to win The Substitute Bride

For a chance to win The Substitute Bride, my February release, visit Goodreads at http://www.goodreads.com/giveaway/show/2442-the-substitute-bride. I’m giving away three copies of this fun to write mail-order bride story. You may enter between now and March 1. If you enjoy historical romances and want to hook up with others who do, visit the Love Inspired Historical Discussions at Goodreads. Blessings,...

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The Substitute Bride author copies arrived today.

The Monday after Thanksgiving is the day we decorate our church for Christmas. A fun, busy time stringing lights and fluffing artificial trees, garland and poinsettias as we chat and eat. Oh, yes, we enjoy a delightful high caloric lunch that does nothing to help shed those Thanksgiving pounds, but gives us energy to keep going until the job is done. And what a great feeling that is! When I pulled into the drive this afternoon, I noticed two familiar boxes on the front porch. My author copies of The Substitute Bride had arrived! I couldn’t wait to rip into the boxes. One of the most exciting moments for me is holding a new book in my hands. The Substitute Bride releases in February, but I know it won’t be long before I’ll get e-mails from book...

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The Substitute Bride

I’m smiling tonight. I sent my third book, The Substitute Bride, by express mail to my editor in New York today, meeting my May 1 deadline with a few minutes to spare. This is a mail-order bride story so sending it via the post office seemed appropriate . Now that the book’s turned in, I’ll try to catch up with everything from e-mails to sleep. The last week the only thing I didn’t skip was eating. LOL With a broken toe I won’t be able to get the exercise I need to offset all that sitting and eating. My foot is swollen. The only shoes I can wear are sandals with Velcro straps. Not a great fashion statement, but at least this didn’t happen in winter. There’s always a way to find the positive....

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