Monday, December 19, 2016

Reader-s Choice - Historical Romance

GIVEAWAY



Help me plan my New Year reading by recommending new releases (publication date, Jan, Feb or Mar 2017) and you have a chance to win one of the books you recommend. Read all the details before entering:

IT'S HISTORICAL ROMANCE GIVEAWAY DAY!!!!!
 
To be entered in the draw just leave a comment (or 3) below, including the title of the book(s) in the Historical Romance genre you'd like to win.
 
HISTORICAL ROMANCE : A story where the romance plays a major role and is set in any time period before the mid 1970s

How does it work?
 
Easy-peasy! Make recommendations in the comment section each day and if you win the draw, you win the book you suggested.

BUT YOU GOTTA FOLLOW THE RULES!!!!!!
 
Publication dates must be
January, February or March 2017
Each day is genre specific so
only submit books from that genre
Christian Fiction books only please!
You can offer three suggestions per day
BUT
they need to be made in
three separate comments
(makes it easier for me to tally)
No email entries this week 
(too hard to keep track of due to the
# of responses)
 
Open to International readers (I'm all about spreading the Good News about Christian Fiction all over the globe!!!!!!)
 
Please remember to include your email, using AT and DOT instead of @ and . to protect yourself from spammers. Draw will be held and winner announced on
Saturday December  24 2016.

146 comments:

  1. Titles I'm looking forward to in 2017!

    #1 Sarah Sundin: When Tides Turn

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  2. #2 Mary Connealy: Long Time Gone (hope it's a historical)

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  3. #3 Sandra Byrd: A Lady in Disguise

    teamob4 (at) gmail (dot) com

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    1. Sqqquuueallll! I'm excited for all of them. Love the cover on Lady in Disguise -- so beguiling!!! I've written them all down in my 2017 book. Woot! Good luck, Trixi.

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  4. Sandra is sending me hers (I think - I hope!) so I'll pick The Newcomer by Suzanne Woods Fisher.

    dianalflowers(at)aol(dot)com

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    1. I think I'm on that list too Diana since I've influenced for her first two books. I just love her writing!

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    2. I hope you are, Trixi!
      Kav, I have already started reading The Newcomer so you can scratch that one. Thank you!

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  5. An Uncommon Courtship by Kristi Ann Hunter

    dianalflowers(at)aol(dot)com

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    1. I CAN NOT WAIT FOR THIS ONE!!!! :D

      Merry CHRISTmas!!! :)

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  6. The Mark of the King by Jocelyn Green

    Thanks for the delightful giveaway opportunity, Kav!

    dianalflowers(at)aol(dot)com

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    1. I remember you mentioning The Newcomer. Really looking forward to Kristi Ann Hunter's third book too. And the cover on your last selction -- lush! My little 2017 wishlist book is feeling happy now. Good luck, Diana.

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  7. A Note Yet Unsung by Tamera Alexander available in January
    Book 3 in Belmont Mansion series
    jacsmi75 at gmail dot com

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    1. oh my goodness Jackie! we put in the same book at the same time, I'm smiling!

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    2. YES, Tracey....good to have "like mind" with you....Merry Christmas!

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    3. Well, if the two of you endorse it then I guess I need to put it on my list. LOL Good luck, Jackie.

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  8. A Note Yet Unsung by Tamera Alexander
    book 3 in the Belmont Mansion series
    due out Jan. 31st

    tracey14567 at gmail dot com

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    1. Thanks for the giveaway Kav,
      I love seeing the new titles!

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    2. And what a gorgeous cover! Good luck, Tracey.

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  9. To The Farthest Shores by Elizabeth Camden available in Feb.
    jacsmi75 at gmail dot com

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  10. A Moonbow Night by Laura Frantz available in January
    jacsmi75 at gmail dot com

    What fun, Kav!!!!

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    1. I would pick this one too, but I was blessed to receive a review copy and will be reading it next week!

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    2. I'm getting a review copy of Moonbow Night as well. It seems like all the powerhouse Historical authors have new books releasing in early in the New Year. Woot. Good luck, Jackie.

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    3. Me too! Can't wait! I'm in between books so hope Moonbow Night will hurry and get here!

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  11. (1)The Mark of the King by Jocelyn Green

    rachaeldalquist AT yahoo DOT com

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  12. (2) The Illusionist's Apprentice by Kristy Cambron

    rachaeldalquist AT yahoo DOT com

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    1. This one looks good too Rachael! I had gotten an email a while back and the publisher (or was it Kristy herself?) was asking readers to help choose the cover. I was so pleased they chose the one I preferred too :-)

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  13. (3) A Note Yet Unsung by Tamera Alexander

    There are so many spectacular-looking books coming out in the next three months, it's hard to choose just three!

    rachaeldalquist AT yahoo DOT com

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    1. I know -- and they all have gorgeous, alluring covers! The Illusionist's Apprentice looks intriguing. Lots of unique elements in it. Good luck, Rachael.

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  14. I can't wait for The Illusionist's Apprentice by Kristy Cambron! Releasing March 2017.
    psalm103and138 at gmail dot com

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  15. SQUEEEE!!!! A Moonbow Night by Laura Frantz January 2017
    psalm103and 138 at gmail dot com

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  16. When Tides Turn by Sarah Sundin March 2017

    psalm103and138 at gmail dot com

    KAV, thank you for the giveaway!

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    1. I know - there will be no worry about not having anything good to read in the New Year...though we may be setting ourselves up for the tortuous 'which should I read first' dilemma. LOL Good luck, Caryl.

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  17. I am with Trixi on my first choice,
    When Tides Turn - Sarah Sundin, Mar. 2017. What a fun week to explore reading opportunities in the upcoming year. Thanks for the opportunity and fellowship! dixiedobie at yahoo dot com

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  18. Was looking around further on Goodreads while doing a review, and I also find:
    Treasured Grace - Tracie Peterson, Mar 2017. dixiedobie at yahoo dot com

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  19. Grace and the Preacher - Kim Vogel Sawyer, Mar 2017. Thanks! dixiedobie at yahoo dot com

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    1. Oh -- those last two are new ones. Just added them to my list. Lots and lots of great reading coming out. Good luck, CC.

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  20. I'm dying to read The Mark of the King by Jocelyn Green. Thanks for a chance to win it, Kav! :)

    ckbarker at gmail dot com

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  21. Also would like to read The Illusionist's Apprentice by Kristy Cambron.

    ckbarker at gmail dot com

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  22. I'll say Treasured Grace by Tracie Peterson for my third choice. She is my daughter's favorite author so I'd love to win a copy for her! :)

    ckbarker at gmail dot com

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    1. Great choices all. Good luck, Cheryl.

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  23. I'm so excited there are so many books coming out next year by so many good authors!

    1.To the Farthest Shores, Elizabeth Camden
    pocoauthorATgmailDOTcom

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    1. I know -- and it's the perfect time for new books to come out because it's so cold outside we can just curl up inside with a good book and not feel guilty. :-) Good luck, Nicole.

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  24. 2.Never Forget, Jody Hedlund
    pocoauthorATgmailDOTcom

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    1. Oh -- that's the fifth book in her Beacons of Hope series -- the ones she's self-publishing. Just read Forever Safe a little while ago. Woot. On my list now too. Good luck, Nicole.

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  25. What fun this is, Kav! I have to go with A Note Yet Unsung by Tamera Alexander, for sure!
    Merry Christmas!

    mauback55 at gmail dot com

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    1. Can't go wrong with Tamera Alexander! Good luck, Melanie.

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  26. 3.Amelia and the Captain, Lori Copeland
    pocoauthorATgmailDOTcom

    (Kav, another suggestion for your TBR pile: A Stolen Heart, by Amanda Cabot!) :)

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    1. Thanks for the extra suggestion, Nicole. Good luck.

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  27. For Love and Honor by Jody Hedlund

    mauback55 at gmail dot com

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    1. Oh, that's a new YA from her. Love those. Good luck, Melanie.

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  28. The Illusionist's Apprentice by Kristy Cambron

    mauback55 at gmail dot com

    Thank you, Kav, for the wonderful job you do and your wonderful giveaways. I hope 2017 is a great one for you. Merry Christmas!

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    1. Thanks, Melanie. I love these reader's choice days too because I get a lot of reading ideas. Good luck.

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  29. #1 To the Farthest Shores by Elizabeth Camden Thanks for the chances to win iamabho (at) gmail (dot) com

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  30. #2 Treasured Grace (Heart of the Frontier #1)
    by Tracie Peterson Thanks for the chances to win iamabho (at) gmail (dot) com

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  31. #3 In the Shadow of Denali (Heart of Alaska #1)
    by Tracie Peterson, Kimberley Woodhouse Thanks for the chances to win iamabho (at) gmail (dot) com

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    1. Mercy! That's another Peterson book coming out -- that's like three in the next three months. Phew -- how does she do it? Good luck, Linda.

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  32. For love and honor by jody hedlund. cheetahthecat1986(at)gmail(dot)com

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    1. I am excited about this one too. Good luck, Kim.

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  33. The illusionist's Apprentice by kristy cambron. cheetahthecat1986(at)gmail(dot)com

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  34. Treasure grace by tracie peterson. cheetahthecat1986(at)gmail(dot)com

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  35. Murder on the Moor by Julianna Deering.
    momrain(AT)aol(DOT)com
    It's so exciting to be looking at the upcoming releases.

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  36. Shine Like the Dawn by Carrie Turansky
    momrain(AT)aol(DOT)com

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  37. An Uncommon Courtship by Kristi Ann Hunter
    momrain(AT)aol(DOT)com

    Thanks for the giveaway Kav!

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    1. Squuuueeealllll over the new Carrie Turansky book. I love her!!!!!! And another Drew Farthering mystery -- woot! On my list! Good luck, Loraine.

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  38. Ok, so I made up my choices :)

    Here they are:

    #1 Maggie's War by Terrie Todd releasing in January

    samanthabis23 at gmail dot com

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  39. #2 With Love, Wherever You Are by Dandi Daley Mackall releasing in March

    samanthabis23 at gmail dot com

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  40. #3 Never Forget by Jody Hedlund releasing in January

    samanthabis23 at gmail dot com

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    1. You always find such interesting books, Samantha. Really intrigued by your first selection by Terrie Todd - Canadian author -- woot!!!! Good luck.

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    2. Yes, I find so few Christian fiction are set in Canada and/or by Canadian authors. But this one sounds really good :D

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  41. Such a great genre with so many wonderful authors.

    An Uncommon Courtship by Kristi Ann Hunter
    mindyhoungATmsnDOTcom

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  42. Long Time Gone by Connealy
    mindyhoungATmsnDOTcom

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  43. To the Farthest Shores by Camden
    mindyhoungATmsnDOTcom

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    1. So many great books coming out that we'll have to hibernate over the winter so we can read them all. :-) Good luck, Mindy.

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  44. Historical Fiction is my favorite! These are the ones I'm most looking forward to.....

    #1- An Uncommon Courtship by Kristi Ann Hunter
    (Can't wait to read more of this series!!)

    sleepy_bookworm_aery [at] yahoo [dot] com

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  45. #2- When Tides Turn by Sarah Sundin
    (I have the first two in this series, but I've been waiting to start reading until I have the 3rd one.)

    sleepy_bookworm_aery [at] yahoo [dot] com

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  46. #3- To the Farthest Shores by Elizabeth Camden
    (I've enjoyed several of Elizabeth Camden's other books & this one looks like another good one!)

    Thanks for this fun giveaway, Kav!! :)

    sleepy_bookworm_aery [at] yahoo [dot] com

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    1. Awesomesauce -- what a selection. I hope to read them all. Good luck, Aerykah.

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  47. A Note Yet Unsung by Tamera Alexander
    leliamae54(at)aol(dot)com

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  48. To The Fartherest Shore by Elizabeth Camden
    leliamae54(at)aol(dot)com

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  49. A Moonbow Night by Laura Frantz
    Thank you!
    leliamae54(at)aol(dot)com

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  50. It's so much fun to see all the wonderful titles we have to look forward to!

    The Illusionist's Apprentice by Kristy Cambron

    texaggs2000 at gmail dot com

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  51. Treasured Grace by Tracie Peterson

    texaggs2000 at gmail dot com

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  52. Thanks so much for all the great reviews and giveaways, Kav!

    A Stolen Heart by Amanda Cabot

    texaggs2000 at gmail dot com

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    1. I love looking ahead and planning out my future reading life and I absolutely love getting y'all to do the hard work for me. :-) Good luck, Britney.

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  53. I love looking ahead to what's coming. I can't pass up the next Julianna Deering - Murder on the Moor. tlhcoupon(at)hotmail(dot)com

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  54. This next one sounds so good and I've been following Jocelyn Green's blog. The Mark of the King by Jocelyn Green. tlhcoupon(at)hotmail(dot)com

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  55. Lastly, Jody Hedlund's Never Forget. tlhcoupon(at)hotmail(dot)com

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    1. I've never read anything by Jocelyn Green before -- I'm going to have change that with this book, I think. Good luck, Terrill.

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  56. How exciting!!! I've already preordered Tamera's new book, so I'll have to say To the Farthest Shores by Elizabeth Camden as my first choice. I'm so intrigued by the cover!!!

    lubell1106(at)gmail(dot)com

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  57. When Tides Turn by Sarah Sundin

    lubell1106(at)gmail(dot)com

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  58. The Illusionist's Apprentice by Kristy Cambron (again, the cover intrigues me!)

    lubell1106(at)gmail(dot)com

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  59. Like potato chips... you can't choose just one.
    I so enjoy when I see Best Reads pop up in my email! And... my very favorite genre, Historical Fiction ~ and you, Kav. Merry Christ*mas. Kathleen

    Selection #1 Never Forget (Beacons of Hope #5) by Jody Hedlund releases January 4, 2017 by Northern Lights Press

    Kathleen ~ Lane Hill House
    lanehillhouse[at]centurylink[dot]net

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  60. Selection #2 A Lady in Disguise (Daughters of Hampshire #3) by Sandra Byrd releases March 21, 2017 by Howard Books

    Kathleen ~ Lane Hill House
    lanehillhouse[at]centurylink[dot]net

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  61. Selection #3 Grace and the Preacher by Kim Vogel Sawyer releases March 21, 2017 by WaterBrook

    Kathleen ~ Lane Hill House
    lanehillhouse[at]centurylink[dot]net

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    1. And aren't there tons of awesome books coming out in your favourite genre? I agree -- impossible to pick just one...or even three...we want them all! Good luck, Kathleen.

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  62. Here are my three historical romance picks:
    1. Summer on Sunset Ridge
    by Sharlene MacLaren
    Releases January 10th 2017

    melodybissonnette AT gmail DOT com

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  63. 2. My Heart Belongs in Fort Bliss, Texas: Priscilla’s Reveille
    by Erica Vetsch
    Releases January 1st 2017

    melodybissonnette AT gmail DOT com

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  64. 3. The Mark of the King
    by Jocelyn Green
    Releases January 3rd 2017

    melodybissonnette AT gmail DOT com

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    1. Oh wow -- I was just thinking about Sharlene MacLaren the other day. I read a depression era series by her that I just loved and I was thinking I needed to hunt down more by her and here you are telling me she has a new release coming out. And does it ever sound good. Underground railroad is a real interest to me. Good luck, Melody.

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  65. A Note Yet Unsung by Tamera Alexander sounds wonderful! Releases in Feb 2017.
    ibjoy1953(at)yahoo dot com
    Blessings. Joy

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  66. #1: A Viscount's Proposal by Melanie Dickerson. (I'll probably use this one multiple times this week. I LOVE Ms. Dickerson's books!!!)
    Elly -Indiana-
    jcservantslaveATicloudDOTcom

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  67. #2: For Love and Honor by Jody Hedlund.
    Elly -Indiana-
    jcservantslaveATicloudDOTcom

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  68. #3: An Uncommon Cpurtship by Kristi Ann Hunter.
    Elly -Indiana-
    jcservantslaveATicloudDOTcom

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    1. Elly, I was counting on you to add Melanie Dickerson's newest to the list! Surprised she wasn't mentioned before now. I'm looking forward to that one too. Just got my own copy of Songbird and will be reading it soon. Good luck!

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    2. For some reason I was thinking Melanie's book was out after the mentioned dates! I saw it too but didn't pay attention to the release date I guess :-) I have her first one "A Spy's Devotion" so the second one is definitely on my purchase list!

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  69. There are so many good historical romance books coming in early 2017; it's hard to choose just three, but I'll try.
    An Uncommon Courtship by Kristi Ann Hunter

    pmkellogg56[at]gmail[dot]com

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  70. A Note Unsung by Tamera Alexander

    pmkellogg56[at]gmail[dot]com

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  71. Long Time Gone by Mary Connealy

    pmkellogg56[at]gmail[dot]com

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    1. I know -- such a struggle to pick just three, isn't it? Good luck, Pam.

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  72. Stealing one of Diana's suggestions!

    An Uncommon Courtship by Kristi Ann Hunter

    pattymh2000(at)yahoo(dot)com

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  73. A Moonbow night - Laura Frantz

    One of my favorite authors!

    pattymh2000(at)yahoo(dot)com

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  74. The Mark of the King - Jocelyn Green

    pattymh2000(at)yahoo(dot)com

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  75. To the Farthest Shores by E Camden
    Campbellamyd at Gmail dot com

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  76. Long Time Gone by M Connealy
    Campbellamyd at Gmail dot com

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  77. Summer on Sunset Ridge by S MacLaren
    Campbellamyd at Gmail dot com
    Thanks, Kav! I hope you have a very Merry CHRISTmas!!

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    1. What a scrumptious selection, Amy! Good luck.

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  78. When Tides Turn by Sarah Sundin

    gatorade635(at)gmail(dot)com

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  79. The Mark of the King by Jocelyn Green

    gatorade635(at)gmail(dot)com

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  80. The Illusionist's Apprentice by Kristy Cambron

    gatorade635(at)gmail(dot)com

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  81. Definitely An Uncommon Courtship by Kristi Ann Hunter!
    pwestfall7 at hotmail dot com

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  82. Also, Murder on the Moor by Julianna Deering
    pwestfall7 at hotmail dot com

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  83. And for the third one - A Lady in Disguise by Sandra Byrd. Can't wait! Thanks so much for opportunity to win a book.
    pwestfall7 at hotmail dot com

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    1. You're welcome, Pam. Thanks for adding to my TBR wish list. Good luck.

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  84. To the Farthest Shores by Elizabeth Camden

    colorvibrant at gmail dot com

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  85. Long Time Gone by Mary Connealy

    colorvibrant at gmail dot com

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  86. An Uncommon Courtship by Kristi Ann Hunter

    colorvibrant at gmail dot com

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  87. Big fan of hers: To The Farthest Shores by Elizabeth Camden

    dianemestrella at gmail dot com

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    1. I really enjoy her books as well. Looking forward to reading this one too. Good luck, Diane.

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  89. To the Farthest Shores by Elizabeth Camden
    Dianna (dedezoomsalot at yahoo dot com)

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  90. The Mark of the King by Jocelyn Green
    Dianna (dedezoomsalot at yahoo dot com)

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  91. The Illusionist's Apprentice by Kristy Cambron

    Can you believe these beautiful covers?!

    Dianna (dedezoomsalot at yahoo dot com)

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  92. #1 An Uncommon Courtship (Hawthorne House Book #3) by Kristi Ann Hunter (January 3, 2017)

    nj(dot)bossman(at)gmail(dot)com

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  93. #2 A Lady in Disguise: A Novel (The Daughters of Hampshire) by Sandra Byrd (March 21, 2017)

    nj(dot)bossman(at)gmail(dot)com

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  94. #3 Shine Like the Dawn: A Novel by Carrie Turansky (February 21, 2017)

    nj(dot)bossman(at)gmail(dot)com

    Thanks so much, Kav, for the opportunity of this giveaway!! So fun!

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