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Monday, February 10, 2014

Valentine's Day Party - Romance is in the Air!!

When love is not madness, it is not love. ~Pedro Calderon de la Barca

Many are the starrs I see, but in my eye no starr like thee. ~English saying used on poesy rings

Loving is not just looking at each other, it's looking in the same direction.~Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, Wind, Sand, and Stars, 1939

Gravitation is not responsible for people falling in love. ~Albert Einstein
Oh, if it be to choose and call thee mine, love, thou art every day my Valentine! ~Thomas Hood
I claim there ain't Another Saint As great as Valentine. ~Ogden Nash
Must, bid the Morn awake!
Sad Winter now declines,
Each bird doth choose a mate;
This day's Saint Valentine's.
For that good bishop's sake
Get up and let us see
What beauty it shall be
That Fortune us assigns.
 ~Michael Drayton
“Be My Valentine”…

I just LOVE Valentine's Day!! Maybe it's the romance author in me - I don't know. But special days like Valentine's Day I just have to share my books. Sooo... from Feb 10th to Feb 14th, I'll be having a contest with a few of my author friends. 

Here are the goodies we'll be giving away to our winner:
Marie Higgins: Download of Crazy for You (my Valentine's Day romantic comedy) and $5 Gift Card to Amazon
Amy Durham: Download of Dusk and $5 Gift Card (your choice Amazon of B&N)
Mary Martinez: Download of Honky Tonk and $5 Gift Card to Starbucks
Sheri McGathy: Signed print of  Elfen Gold (only in the United States)
Judy Baker: Download of Better She Die and $5 Gift Card to Amazon

You will have a chance to win this great gift basket (approx $50).

How can you win, you ask? Well, I'll tell you. All you need to do is answer the EASY (and I'm not kidding - they are easy) five questions listed below. Next to the questions, there is a link to find the answers. (see, I told you it would be easy!) Email your answer to one of the five participating authors. Deadline is Feb 14th at midnight. Winners will be announced on Feb 15th. GOOD LUCK!



1. What does Nerys do to free herself from Gerard's grasp? Find answer (linked to: http://sherimcgathy.com/sheri/content/excerpts/)
2. Mary's wedding wasn't your typical wedding, where was it? Find answer (linked to: http://www.marymartinez.com)
3. What is Eli's father's name and where is he at? Find Answer (linked to: http://mariehiggins84302.blogspot.com/p/valentines-day-romance.html)   
4. Where did Amy and her husband get engaged? Find Answer (linked to: http://www.amydurham.com/)
5. In the Silver Sage Creek series, Sam Coulson, the Comanche half-breed, had an Indian name. What is it? Find Answer (Linked to:  http://judybaker.coffeecup.com/Western.html)


THANKS for participating!! I would still love for you to leave me a comment on the blog. Tell me what you love about Valentine's Day!! 

2 comments:

jessica aboagye said...

what i love the most about valentine's day are some of the extremely creative thing people come up with to express their love for one another (like proposing while thousands of feet in the air with only a parachute).

Didi Bayne said...

I love watching couples exchange gifts. Just by people watching, you can see how much they love each other and the crazy lengths they go to just so the other person knows they're loved.