Friday, December 7, 2012

Christmas Wishes Blog H O P #prizes #newrelease

A Little Christmas Joy…A Little Fun…And a Lot of Romance
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YOU can win these awesome prizes:

-GRAND PRIZE: A Kindle Paperwhite, A Nook Glow, a $90 giftcard for your choice of Amazon/BN. Both tablets comes with a book bundle!

-Joya's Blog Prize: $25 Amazon or BN Certificate
Details are listed below...and in the meantime, please help me celebrate the release of my latest book HEREAFTER! It's a contemporary romance with a ghostly twist and will be available on December 11th!

Here's the excerpt from Hereafter...releasing 12/11/12

Angel’s body tingled. Her skin rippled with electricity, and she recognized the signs that she’d be transported soon.
Yes. Finally. She closed her eyes, wishing she could rush the transition from her world to his. Cool air prickled her skin and she stood in the man’s dark apartment. With moonlight shining through the sheers, she could make out his form on the sofa.
He jumped up and faced her.
She wanted to speak, but she couldn’t.
“The electricity went off again,” he said.
She frowned.
He stepped closer. “Ghosts don’t exist.”
No. He couldn’t banish her again. She needed something in this world. The lights flickered, sizzled, and then went off again.
Please don’t tell me to go away; it makes me go away. She might not have a voice in this world, but she could at least think it. She would not go, not when potential answers waited in this place.
The man stepped closer. “What are you doing? Angie, why do you keep coming here?”
Don’t tell me to leave…don’t tell me to leave. Pictures flew into her mind. People smiling and laughing. A tree in the corner with white lights and boxes under it….
He’d called her Angie.
“You know me?” Her words came out a whisper, but at least they finally came out. Tears tracked down her cheeks. The electricity flickered on, and then, stayed off. The air stopped sizzling. She blinked to adjust her eyes to the darkness again.
“Christ, this can’t be happening.” He moved his fingers over something in his hand and then pocketed it.
She closed the distance between them and grasped his upper arms, pleading him with her eyes because her voice had left her again.
“Yes, I know you.” He glanced away and looked out the window, let out a huff of breath, and then gazed at her. “Your name is Angie Barsotti and you used to live here.”
No wonder the place felt so familiar. Her spirits lifted. He could help her find out who she was, help her find out what was going on.
“And,” he dragged a hand through his hair. “You died and I don’t believe in ghosts.”
Cold air, cold as ice tore through her, ripping her from the apartment.
HEREAFTER is available now!
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Giveaway Details:
-For the GRAND PRIZE : Simply fill out the Rafflecopter form below!
-For Joya's Prize of a $25 Amazon or BN certificate: 1. Follow this blog 2. Leave me a comment about your favorite Christmas cookie! We'll all get a little hungry from reading the comments. LOL.

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Christmas Wishes Blog Hop Participants

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Karebear said...

My favorite cookies at Christmas are chocolate chip and peanut butter. But my all time Christmas treat isn't a cookie. It's a pretzel topped with a rollo and pecan.

Anonymous said...

My favorite cookies are chocolate chip and hazelnut, with white cocos toppings. ^_^


Unknown said...

My favorite Christmas cookies are the ones my Mother made from scratch for many, many years. And she let us kids help with the decorating. They were somewhat thick sugar cookies cut-out in many shapes including santa's, trees,and bells. Then they were covered in frosting dyed in many, green and white used the most. Also included in the decorating were silver colored balls, confetti jimmies, and colored sugars. These cookies smelled so good while baking and were so much fun to bring to life! After they dried, Mom would pack them up and give to friends and neighbors. We kids made sure to get our full share!

Raonaid Luckwell said...

Favorite holiday cookie? Mom always made a wide variety. She made peanut butter with a hershey kiss in the midd. Chocolate chips. Yum!!

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laurie said...

thank you very much for the wonderful blog hop and great giveaway

BLHmistress said...

my favorite Christmas cookie is homemade Chocolate Mints. (like a peppermint patty).


Natasha said...

My favorite cookies are sugar cookies!
Thanks for the chance to win!
natasha_donohoo_8 at hotmail dot com

Anonymous said...

I follow via gfc :)

My favorite cookies are buckeyes- peanut butter balls dipped in chocolate. But you can never go wrong with gingerbread!


Alina P said...

My favorite cookie is chocolate chip, nothing can surpass it!


Swordlily said...

I simply love gingerbread, together with tangerines and some tea it's already - Christmas! :)
gfc - swordlily
thanks so much and happy holidays!


Unknown said...

Oh I have so many. I do enjoy the sugar cookies once in a while but in small quantity. And also fudge oh and coconut pralines!

Thank you for the excerpt your book sounds sweet!

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Unknown said...

i like sugar cookies
gfc kimberly
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Henry said...

I have never met a cookie I didn't like, but the one I've grown to expect every years is the marshmallow/cornflakes Christmas wreath cookies with redhots for holly berries. I have a friend that makes them for us every year, and I always look forward to them!

Dovile said...

I love gingerbread cookies. Thank you for the chance!

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Unknown said...

My fav christmas cookies are Russian Teacake cookies. yummy!

I follow on FB and GFC - April Holgate

Thanks for the giveaway and the awesome excerpt!!


Urb said...

My favorite Christmas cookie, by far, is gingerbread. Love them!

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SheriV said...

My favorite are tree shaped frosted sugar cookies

smurfettev AT gmail DOT com

mareb said...

I don't know if they're considered Christmas cookies in your part of the world, but I love the ones with a lot of rice crispies (which I get to eat a lot of during the holiday season).


Unknown said...

I'm following on GFC. (Beth Gallinger) I love soft gingerbread cookies. My gmail is win4xmas.

Unknown said...

Congrats on the new release. I have to say that I really am not a big fan of cookies. I only really like Chocolate chip cookies, but even those I eat sparingly. Ice cream on the other hand...


Michelle Bledsoe said...

My favorite Christmas cookie is the White Fudge covered Oreos...Yum..
GFC-Michelle Bledsoe

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laceyblossom said...

I love just simple chocolate chip cookies!
GFC: laceyblossom

Becca F (ReadingTeen) said...

i love sugar cookies with decorative frosting and sprinkles! yum!

gfc-becca fowler


Life's Simple Pleasures said...

We don't have cookies for Christmas at my place but I would LOVE to have double chocolate chip ones with yummy sugary icing decorations on it!

GFC as Abby


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rubyswan said...


Unknown said...

Super Happy Release Day! I have added Hereafter to my wish list!! It sounds amazing. My favorite Christmas cookie is Snickerdoodle. *drool*

Thanks so much for the great giveaway and being a part of the hop. You guys are going to make a lot of people's Christmas much nicer this year.

Merry Christmas,

Unknown said...

Any cookie with chocolate!

Becca Wilson said...

Follow via GFC: Becca Wilson

My favorite cookies are some Germam ones that my mom used to make during the holidays!! I can not remember the spelling of the I will not even try!

CBarton said...

Press Cookies -all time favorite. They were in the shapes of wreaths, trees, camels, with swirls of red or green food colorings. For as long as I can remember my dad and I would do the cookies and mom would decorate and bake them because she didn't have the strength in her hands to do them. Now, my 7 yr old son is operating the press with me and we both decorate. Thank you for the giveaway and for being a part of the hop. Merry Christmas.


Kaci Verdun said...

Every Christmas when I was younger my mom made strawberry drop cookies (strawberry cake mix and coolwhip with some other stuff). Love them!
Thanks for the giveaway and a chance to win!

kacidesigns AT yahoo DOT com

Tiffany Drew said...

My favorite Christmas cookie is sugar cookies! We make our own every year and I can't get enough. I'm on a diet this year though so I will have to watch myself extra carefully to make sure I don't succumb to the urge lol. Thank you!

GFC follower Tiffany Drew

Kate said...

Peanut butter cookies with hershey's kisses in the middle!Just had some but now they are gone, so sad. lol
gfc: caitlin
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Sherry said...

I love sugar cookies the best.
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Savannah said...

I follow your blog GFC Savannah Miller

now favorite Christmas Cookie that is hard!
It would have to be the snicker doodle or double peanut butter cookies!
They are both so yummy!!

Joya said...

Wow! You guys made me so hungry with all of these great cookies!! Thanks so much for your wonderful comments.

Using, the winner of the $25 gift certificate is...
drum roll, please...

Kirsten, I'll be emailing you today with details to claim your prize. Thanks again for participating, everyone! :)