I'm kicking it off with something fun. Today, September 15th, I'm participating in a Facebook event hosted by A Taste of Romance. It begins at 3:00 p,m. MDT, or 1 p.m. EDT and the roster of authors participating is so amazing, if this was a cocktail party I'd be hiding behind the fake ferns, too scared to speak to any of them. Or babbling incoherently while they smiled and nodded and sidled toward the nearest exit.
Actually, they are as lovely and charming as they are talented, and I highly encourage you to stop by, chat, and possibly win cool prizes. A Taste of Romance - Women's Fiction
I'll be there at 4 p.m. MDT (6 p.m. EDT) answering questions and telling tales about Reckless in Texas and the next book in the series, Tangled in Texas. I am thrilled to say that Reckless hit Bookscan's top fifty mass market paperback list and was the highest debuting romance in the week it was released.
So yeah, that's what all the screaming was about. :)
In conjunction with the party I'm doing a Reckless Scavenger Hunt. During promo for the book we scattered excerpts around the internet. Below you will find links to three of them. Your mission, should you choose to accept, is to read the excerpts, answer the following questions and either message me your answer on Facebook or by email at email@example.com. Please DON'T post answers in the comments in either place to avoid others copying your work (not that ANY OF YOU would do such a thing).
So....off you go!
Excerpt #1 The Worst Kind of Trouble
Question: What did Joe warn Violet might happen if she assumed?
Excerpt #2 Kiss it Better (you'll find it at the bottom, past the Dear Reader letter, and please note that the book giveaway on the blog is closed)
Question: What name did Joe give the runaway bull?
Correction: I just realized that the answer to this question is in the paragraph BEFORE the beginning of the excerpt. So if you tried to answer already, I'll accept whatever you came up with. If not, answer this alternate question: What piece of equipment hit Joe and caused his injury?
Excerpt #3 Great Save
Question: What did Joe say to the crowd after the save?
Email or message your entry by midnight EST tomorrow, Sept. 16th. Saturday morning (don't expect it to be early, y'all, you are not dealing with a morning person) I'll draw a winner from all the correct and complete entries and post the winners here and on Facebook.
Oh, you want to know what you might win?
First prize: A Wrangler Rock 47 winged heart necklace, by Montana Silversmiths
Second prize: A signed copy of my debut novel The Long Ride Home.
And for everyone who plays along, a Texas Rodeo can cooler if you include your snail mail address with your entry.
Good luck. Have fun. Let's get Reckless!
Congrats to Marie H-C for winning the necklace.
Cathy Lieber for winning the signed copy of The Long Ride Home
And everyone else who played along, keep an eye out for your can cooler, I'll be
putting everything in the mail this week.