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Monday, July 10, 2017

Weddings at Promise Lodge by Charlotte Hubbard - Blurb Blitz - Giveaway - Enter Daily!


Hi lovelies! It gives me great pleasure today to host Charlotte Hubbard and her new book, “Weddings at Promise Lodge”!  For other stops on her Goddess Fish Promotions Book Tour, please click on the banner above or any of the images in this post.

Be sure to make it to the end of this post to enter to win a $15 Amazon or Barnes and Noble Gift Card!!  Also, come back daily to interact with Charlotte and to increase your chances of winning!

Thanks for stopping by!  Wishing you lots of luck in this fabulous giveaway!


Weddings at Promise Lodge
by Charlotte Hubbard

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GENRE: Inspirational (Romance)

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BLURB:

When Bishop Monroe is forced to confess the truth about his relationship with young Leola before the entire congregation, he can only pray that open hearts and minds will allow him a future at Promise Lodge—with Christine.

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EXCERPT ONE:

As Christine Hershberger sat on the front pew bench, close enough to bask in the glow of her sister Mattie’s joy, she smiled brightly. At long last, she was attending the wedding that should’ve taken place years ago, when Mattie Bender and Amos Troyer were young and so deeply in love¬—before Dat had insisted that Mattie marry Marvin Schwartz instead. Now that Mattie and Preacher Amos had outlived their original mates, they were standing together, hand in hand, repeating the age-old vows after their new bishop, Monroe Burkholder. Christine, who’d lost her husband a couple of years ago, found it encouraging that at forty-five and fifty, her older sister and Amos had taken up where their youthful romance had left off, to enjoy a second chance at love that would see them through the rest of their lives.

Beside her on the bench, Rosetta grabbed Christine’s hand and squeezed it. This is so exciting! she mouthed.

Christine nodded, returning her younger sister’s squeeze. She had to admit, however, that the glimmer in Bishop Monroe’s green eyes eclipsed the happiness she felt for Mattie and Amos. Was it her imagination, or did Monroe glance at her as he led the happy couple in their vows, as though he hoped to be exchanging these sacred, binding phrases with her in the near future?

It was too soon to contemplate a wedding—the handsome bishop had only arrived at Promise Lodge a week and a half ago, on Christmas Eve. Yet Christine’s pulse thrummed with the distinct possibility that widowed Monroe Burkholder was as attracted to her as she was to him. Her soul took on the sparkle of the snowy, sunlit hills outside. Hope blossomed in her heart, because it felt absolutely wonderful to believe that such a prosperous, upstanding man might be interested in becoming her husband.

“Amos and Mattie,” Monroe said, his resonant voice filling the room, “I pronounce you husband and wife.”

The wedding guests sprang to their feet, their applause resounding like thunder in the lodge’s large meeting room. Mattie blushed prettily as Amos turned her to face the crowd. When he slung his arm around her to kiss her, a loud whoop went up from the men’s side.

Rosetta laughed, linking her arm through Christine’s. “And they’ll live happily ever after,” she said wistfully. “Maybe there’s hope for us, sister.”

Christine nodded toward Truman Wickey, their neighbor, who—along with Allen Troyer—had been Preacher Amos’s sidesitter. “Here comes your hope as we speak, Rosetta,” she said. “Now that our new bishop has performed his first wedding at Promise Lodge, it’s a gut time to ask his feelings about an Amish woman hitching up with a Mennonite.”

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AUTHOR BIO:


Many moons ago—like, in 1983 while she was still a school librarian—Charlotte Hubbard sold her first story to True Story. This launched her into writing around seventy of those “true confessions” stories over the years, and she’s been a slave to her overactive imagination ever since. Over the course of her writing career, she has sold nearly 50 books—most recently, Amish romance series she’s written as Charlotte Hubbard or Naomi King.

Charlotte lived in Missouri for most of her life, so her Amish stories are set in imaginary Missouri towns. These days she lives in St. Paul, MN with her husband of 40+ years and their Border collie, Vera.

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GIVEAWAY INFO:

Charlotte will be awarding a $15 Amazon or B/N GC to a randomly drawn winner via Rafflecopter during the tour.


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This contest is sponsored by a third party. Fabulous and Brunette is a registered host of Goddess Fish Promotions.  Prizes are given away by the sponsors and not Fabulous and Brunette. The featured author and Goddess Fish Promotions are solely responsible for the giveaway prize.

25 comments:

  1. Charlotte ~ It is great to have you here again! Congrats on your new book and good luck on the book tour! :)

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    1. Ally, thanks so much for hosting the first day of my tour!

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  2. Congrats on the tour and thanks for the chance to win :)

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    1. Hi, Lisa! Thanks for being my early-bird commenter today!

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  3. Great post - I enjoyed reading it :)

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    1. Thanks, Rita--hope you'll give it a try!

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  5. Thanks for the giveaway; I like the excerpt. :)

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  6. Good luck, Cali! Thanks for chiming in!

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  7. Can we have the book instead? Patricia wright

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  8. I really enjoyed the excerpt thank you.

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  9. Thank you for the excerpt and giveaway as well.

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  10. Have a fun Thursday and thanks so much for the chance to win.

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  11. Wishing you a Saturday full of fun and thanking you for the chance at winning.

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  12. Sunday blessing to you and thanks for all you do bringing us these great giveaways.

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  13. Have a terrific Monday and thanks once again for the chance at winning.

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  14. Thank you once again for taking the time to bring us such great giveaways. I really appreciate it!

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  15. Thank you so much for offering us the opportunity to win this giveaway.

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  16. I sure am late tonight but better late than never to thank you again for the opportunity to win. Have a terrific Friday evening!

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  17. Hope your weekend is starting off terrific! Have a fun one and thanks again for bringing us these great giveaways.

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  18. Good Morning, Happy Sunday! Enjoy your day and thank you for the chance to win

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