Saturday, December 19, 2015

Christmas Treats Giveaway Hop

Welcome to the Christmas Treats Giveaway Hop!  What are our favorite Christmas Treats? Books, of course! So each blog participating in the hop will be giving away fabulous book-related gifts for the Holidays!

When cold weather rolls in, there's nothing quite like toasting your toes in front of a crackling fire as you lose yourself in the pages of a great book.  Alas it will be too warm for a fire here.  BUT I still intend to get in some fun reading time.  :-)  In addition to reading back through my next release (Rendezvous With Yesterday), I'm looking forward to diving into lovely Laurann Dohner's new VLG series, the first book of which releases on December 22nd.  Woohoo!  Perfect timing!  (I love her New Species series).

My Giveaway

For my giveaway, I thought I would warm up your winter with signed paperback copies of my latest releases:  A Sorceress of His Own, The Gifted Ones Book 1 and Shadows Strike, Immortal Guardians Book 6 + a Swag Pack (2 postcards, 8 bookmarks, and 8 trading cards).  If you're new to my Immortal Guardians series, don't worry.  The books can all be read as standalones.

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Since the day Lord Dillon earned his spurs, rumors of his savagery on the battlefield have preceded him into every room, stilling tongues and sparking fear. Weary of battle, he wishes only to find a woman he can wed who will approach him not with fear, but with the tenderness that has been absent from his life for so long. Yet only the wisewoman seems invariably at ease in his presence. Perhaps because she garners the same fear in others that he does himself.

For seven years, Alyssa has been by Lord Dillon's side, counseling him from the shadows, healing him with her hands, and staving off the worst of his loneliness while his fearsome reputation keeps others at bay. Blessed—or cursed—with gifts that label her a sorceress, she is forced to conceal her youth and the love she harbors for him beneath umbral robes that lead Dillon and his people to believe she is the same aged wisewoman who served his father.  All is revealed, however, and passions flare when an enemy threatens Dillon's life and Alyssa sacrifices everything to save him. 

U.S. law enforcement agent Heather Lane can read minds. But not the future. The dream of battle and blood that recurs every night must be a fluke, some obscure terror from her own mind. What its significance might be, she can't guess: an attack from seven psychotic vampires at once, only separated from nightmare by an eighth very different immortal. A handsome, brave man fighting at her side, a man she misses when she wakes.

Then the dream comes true. Heather is flung into a war between predators and protectors of humanity, the man from her dreams beside her again. Except now that she's awake, she isn't sure she can trust Ethan, or the shadow organization he represents. The U.S. military doesn't trust either of them. But against an onslaught of evil like the one that's coming, it will take everything they have just to survive...

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The Christmas Treats Giveaway Hop runs from December 19, 2015, 12:00am EST through December 25th, 2015, 11:59pm EST.  My giveaway is open internationally to those who can legally enter.  No purchase necessary.

Mandatory entry
Leave a comment on this post during the hop (please include your email address) and tell me what book or books you're looking forward to reading over the holidays.  :-)  Also mention extra entries.

Extra entries
I'd love to connect with you online.  So for extra entries you may do any or all of the following, but be sure to mention them in your comment.

+1  Follow my blog. 

+1  Like My Facebook Page.  (I like to thank readers with frequent giveaways on Facebook, so if you like my Facebook page you might want to also tell Facebook to show my posts in your feed in the "Liked" menu to ensure you won't miss any.)

+1  Follow me on Twitter.

+1  Follow me on Pinterest.

+1  Follow me on Amazon.

+1  Share my giveaway (on Facebook or Twitter or the like)

Selecting a Winner

I will use to choose my prize winner after verifying all entries and will announce it here by January 1st.  If the winner's email address is included in her/his comment, I will email her/him, too.  The winner will have one week to contact me.

Have Fun on the Hop!


  1. I'm looking forward to reading some new books during the holidays. You are "liked" on Facebook and Followed on Amazon. Happy holidays!!

  2. Followed! Can't wait for the next one!

  3. The Young Elites are calling me. I follow on FB, Twitter, shared on Twitter, follow blog by email. +4

  4. follow on twitter/facebook/amazon and pinterest
    so many books to look frw to next year

  5. I ahve no idea which books I'll read during the holidays. It really depends on my mood.
    +1 Following blog.
    +1 Liked Facebook Page. Betul Er
    +1 Following on Twitter. @gemiinii90
    +1 Following on Pinterest. @gemiinii90
    +1 Following on Amazon. Betul E.
    TOTAL= 5 extra entries

    Betul E.

  6. The Mistake by Elle Kennedy and Bad Romeo and a couple of other books :)
    Followed your blog
    Liked fb page
    Followed on twitter @EstherGerdzen
    Followed on Pinterest @ligamentje Esther
    Following on Amazon Esther
    Shared on facebook
    Happy Holidays 🎄

  7. I’m reading Small Magics by Ilona Andrews and I also plan to read Assassin’s Kiss by Sharon Kay which comes out Jan 2016. I just want to relax enjoy family and a few of my favorite authors.
    +1 Follow blog
    +1 Facebook Follower Angela Brungardt Caldwell
    +1 Follow Twitter @angels_gp
    +1 Amazon
    +1 Shared on both FB & Twitter
    +1 Pinterest Follow Angela Caldwell
    TOTAL - 6 Extra Entries

  8. I want to read Shadow Strikes, A Sorceress of His Own, Fire Bound and quite a few others.

    1 Follow my blog. Done

    +1 Like My Facebook Page. Done Nancy Jones

    +1 Follow me on Twitter. Done @LasVegasNan

    +1 Follow me on Pinterest. Done Nancy Jones

    +1 Follow me on Amazon. Done Nancy Ann Jones

    +1 Share my giveaway Done Shared on Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Google +

  9. Follows as requested....shared on pinterest, FB and tweeter.

  10. I can't wait for the next Immortal Guardians and Gifted Ones to come out! For now I am reading Charming by Dannika Dark, then plan to read the Shadow King by Heather Killough-Walden, then Blood of the Lost by Shannon Mayer, then A Shad of Vampire 21: A Vial of Life. And lots more in store! My email is I follow your blog, liked your Facebook page, follow you on twitter, follow you on pinterest, follow you on Amazon, and shared the giveaway on Twitter. Hope I win. Loved both of these books! Thanks for your wonderful writing!

  11. I'm re-reading all of my Terry Pratchett books beginning with THE HOGFATHER.

    +1 Email subscriber: marypres(AT)gmail(DOT)com

    Mary Preston
    +1 Like on Facebook.
    +1 Follow on Pinterest.
    +1 Follow on Amazon.

  12. I follow the blog ;) thanks for the awesome giveaway! I'm gonna close my eyes and roll my kindle carasol to pick a book.

  13. Love your books
    follow on twitter,amazon,facebook and pinterest

  14. Awesome giveaway! I'm hoping to have time to get in touch with my inner child and re-read all of the Harry Potter books this Christmas.

    (I follow on FB and Twitter)

  15. Thanks for the chance to win!
    I am looking forward to reading Sweet Ruin by Kresley Cole.
    I follow your blog by GFC: Natasha D
    natasha_donohoo_8 at hotmail dot com

  16. The Lady Hellion by Joanna Shupe.
    +1 FB follow
    +1 Twitter follow
    +1 blog follow
    +1 Amazon follow

  17. Right now I'm reading Trailer Park Fae by Lilith Saintcrow...anf then I'll probably binge read Elliott James' Pax Arcana series or Eric Asher's Vesik series.

    Happy Holidays & thanks for the amazing giveaway!
    elizabeth(at)bookattict(dot)com (Subscribed)
    GFC: BookAttict
    Facebook: Elizabeth Hyatt
    Twitter: @BookAttict
    Amazon: Book_Attict
    Pinterest: BookAttict



  18. Thank you sooooo much for the chance!!! I don't have much time for reading because of uni but I when I do find time I'll be reading November 9 by Colleen Hoover!

    Following your blog by email: sofia_torosian(at)hotmail(dot)com
    Twitter: @RoseVAcademy
    Facebook: Sofia Torosian
    Shared on twitter:

  19. I'm hoping to catch up on two series, Hostage Rescue Team by Kaylea Cross and Hostile Operations Team by Lynn Raye Harris.

    GFC: Kanoko
    Facebook: Kanoko Han
    Twitter: @kachan007
    Pinterest: KanokoHan
    Giveaway shared on Twitter.

    Thank you!

  20. Thanks for the chance! I look forward to the sequel to Fear University by Meg Collett
    Follow blog.
    Liked FB
    Follow on Twitter and Amazon

  21. I´m really looking forward to read Lumiere by Jaqueline Garlick. :)
    +1 Follow my blog.

    +1 Follow me on Twitter. @elinh942

    +1 Share my giveaway. Shared on Twitter, @elinh942

  22. I will be reading my Immortal Guardians series! 🎄🎄
    +1 Follow blog
    +1 Facebook Follower
    +1 Amazon
    +1 Shared on Fb
    +1 Pinterest Follow
    TOTAL - 5 Extra Entries

  23. Love your books, I liked on Facebook, follow on blog and amazon and twitter and pinterest, I get your newsletter too.

  24. Forgot to leave email address and I want to finish The Darkest Touch

  25. Following blog, FB, Twitter, Pinterest, and Amazon. Shared on FB and Twitter. Thanks :)

  26. Love your covers. Thanks for the opportunity.
    I'm looking forward to reading Blood Kiss by JR Ward,Secret Rapture by Alexandra Ivy and Daniel's Tru Desire by Grace Burrows.I follow
    Happy Holidays.
    Carol L
    Lucky4750 (at) aol (dot) com

  27. Books I''m looking forward to reading over the holidays: The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe (Chronicles of Narnia, #1) by C.S. Lewis, Nutcracker by E.T.A. Hoffmann, and The Little Match Girl by Hans Christian Andersen.

    I follow via Twitter @maitran254

    I share the giveaway

  28. +1 Follow my blog. DONE

    +1 Like My Facebook Page. DONE

    +1 Follow me on Twitter. DONE - @ms_me28

    +1 Follow me on Pinterest. DONE - @mrsme28

    +1 Follow me on Amazon. DONE

    +1 Share giveaway on Twitter. DONE


  29. I love your book series Immortal Guardians. I could not stop listening to it. I can't wait to get the books and curl up to read them. I started the Elder Races series and am on the 2nd book of that series storms heart. Thank u for the chance to win and for the amazing writing.
    I follow your blog
    I follow on Facebook:charisa Tokarczyk
    I follow on Twitter
    I follow on pinterest
    I follow on amazon
    Shared on Facebook and Twitter
    6 total entries

  30. I’m reading Let It Snow by John Green. Thanks for the giveaway!

    GFC: Valentina BV
    Facebook: Valentina B-v
    Followed on Twitter: @ValentinaByVy
    Followed on Pinterest: Valentina B.
    Shared on Twitter:
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  31. I am still catching up on the immortal guardians series. But I have just purchased shadow strike and will be reading that also. I read and critiqued sorceress of his own and fell in love with it. Bailey's and coffee snuggled on the couch with one or several of your books piled next to me. I am in heaven. or

  32. I wish I had found you a few hundred books ago. It is sad how many mediocre authors you have to go through before you find the ones like you. The ones that have the rare ability to paint a 3D picture with the stroke of your pen, or click of your keyboard. The up side to all of that is I now have a months worth of reading to immerse myself in. Thank you for sharing your gift!

  33. I’m looking forward to reading Sweet Ruin by Kresley Cole and listening to The Orchid Affair by Lauren Willig. jmcgaugh (at) semo (dot) edu

    +1 follow blog
    +1 like FB page
    +1 follow on Amazon
    +1 shared on FB: