Friday, March 15, 2013

Lucky in Love Blog Hop

This is the time of year where we celebrate being lucky. St. Patrick's Day is all about how lucky we feel in our lives. Of course, being a romance writer, my idea of being lucky is being in love? Are you lucky in love? Ever have been? From my own experiences, I consider myself lucky in love. When I was sixteen years old and working as a waitress at Friendly's Ice Cream, in walked this gorgeous guy with long flowing back hair and deep brown eyes. His smile, immediately turned my stomach all warm and buttery and sent my heart thumping. I thought to myself, "Damn, that's the man I'm going to marry." He was a boy at the time and it took him a bit to become a man but basically nine years later, my statement came true and we were married. Over the years, it hasn't all been ice cream and chocolate sauce but his smile still has the ability to make my stomach and heart flip. He is the biggest supporter of my writing career. Although at times, he can't BELIEVE what I write really comes from me. I can tell when he stumbles across a love scene I've written. I hear myself being called a "dirty girl" from various parts of the house and hear him chuckling to himself. It gives me a thrill that I can still shock him and amuse him after so many years of marriage. yes, I do feel lucky.

On this blog, you have the opportunity to choose one of my books for the prize. But this blog hop has some really great grand prizes and here they are:

Now what are those prizes?

1st Grand Prize: A $100 Amazon or B&N Gift Card
2nd Grand Prize: A Swag Pack that contains paperbacks, ebooks, 50+ bookmarks, cover flats, magnets, pens, coffee cozies, and more!

I might just join the hop as a reader myself. Hey, authors need prizes and love too! LOL!

Please comment about what do you feel lucky about this time of year and don't forget to include your email address.

Fates Mates Blurb

We know that we are no longer alone in the universe. Descendants of Earthly ancestors have returned to find the other halves of themselves, their destined mates.

Dragon, a scarred Serralian warrior drawn to the planet of his ancestors, never believed the Goddess had a mate for him but no matter what he believes, he’s unable to resist the pull of the planet deep within in soul.

Liz, a curvy teacher who escaped an abusive marriage three years earlier is afraid to take another chance on love. Tired of being a
bystander in her own love life, she participates in an ancient ritual to identify Serralian mates. Taking that chance changes her life forever. Can these two people overcome their pasts to become each other’s true Fated Mates?

Irish Rising Blurb

Famous romance writer, Kim Green went to Ireland with her two cousins to research the setting of her new book and have some quality girl bonding fun. She’s in the business of writing about love. She didn’t expect it find her on the street in a sleep Irish town with a sexy, “I want to drown in your chocolate eyes” pub owner.

Duncan Murphy never believed in the old family legend. The idea a trapped mermaid granted his family the ability to recognize their one true love was absurd to him until he spots a sexy American across the street from his pub. Something deep within him recognized her as his other half

They’re drawn together in an explosive first encounter. Life is blissful until a misunderstanding threatens to tear them apart. Is their fragile newfound romance something legends are made of or the misguided belief in an ancient fantasy?

Saddle Up Blurb

Tasha Lane never realized how boring her life had become until one phone call in the middle of the night totally changed it. Can this forty-two year old accountant put aside a nine-year age gap and perpetual “foot in mouth” disorder to find love and happiness with an ex-rodeo star turned rancher?

Three years ago, Devin Grant traded the rodeo circuit for a cattle ranch. If someone told him, he would fall in love with a woman he’d never physically met, he’d think they were kicked too many times in the head by a bull. When her brother is thrown from his horse, it was finally time to meet the sexy woman of his dreams and convince her, he was worth taking a chance on.

Can he convince her before she goes back to her boring life? Will she be able to overcome their age difference and her own insecurities?

Bound in Evil Blurb

For hundreds of years, evil is trapped beneath the ground. It never sleeps. It only waits to return.

A man turns his back against his magical family a long ago and the prophecy predicting a powerful witch with green eyes will release the imprisoned evil into the world. Nathaniel Caswell is determined to avoid the prophecy and the sexy new woman in town who could be his salvation or his downfall.

Meg Costa didn’t realize when she left her urban guidance counselor job for one on the sleepy coast of Massachusetts that she would catch the attention of the sexy green eyed sheriff and be thrown in the middle of a battle between good and evil.

Destiny throws these two together and along with the rest of the magical community, they need to figure out a way to save themselves and the world from being plunged into darkness forever.


  1. Thanks for participating in the hop.

  2. loved those excerpt and i'm feeling lucking because it's my birthday today and i can spend it with my family and a friend in hoklidays far away still managed to send me a message to wish it to me and it means a lot so yes i'm lucky
    happy St Patrick's day


  3. This time of the year, I feel lucky because vacation is nearing for meee!! Tee hee.

    rachelanniramos AT yahoo DOT com

  4. I don't really do anything to feel luckier...I just hope a lot that luck finds me


  5. This time of year I feel lucky to have survived another midwest winter! More than that, I feel lucky to have the other half of my soul with me. We too met young, at 14, and grew up together. We've now been together for 18 years. Love him! Thanks for participating in this blog hop!

  6. I feel lucky to have spent almost 20 years with the love of my life. He is the greatest husband I could ask for.

  7. Hmm I guess one thing that makes for feelings of luck this time of year is that even though it's still cold and snowy, soon (hopefully!!) it will stop and there will be warmth!

    I love the books that are above and all the blurbs. They made me want to read them all. The covers are all stunning as well. I am going to have to make a note of these so I can get them all on my to read list!

    Thank you for the chance to enter :D Happy St. Patrick's Day everyone :)
    Shelly H

  8. My family.
    Thanks for the chance to win!
    natasha_donohoo_8 at hotmail dot com

  9. i haven't been lucky in love yet
    happy St Patrick's day

    Thanks for the giveaway!

  10. Happy St. Patrick's Day!
    verusbognar (at) gmail (dot) com

  11. It's my birth month.
    bituin76 at hotmail dot com

  12. I am lucky in love when it came to my husband of 23 years. When we first met I had just had a very bad break up with my last boyfriend. I spent most of the evening telling him what I would and would not put up with in a relationship. He asked me out in spite of my attitude, and the rest is history. We got married 5 years later and are still very much in love. I would say I am very lucky in love. Thanks for being part of the hop and for the chance to win. <^_^>
    reneebennett35 (at) yahoo (dot) com

  13. I loved Fated Mates and hope you write another book in that area! My husband and I have been lucky in love for 12 years!

    susanmplatt AT hotmail DOT com

  14. Loved the excerpts and I feel lucky because its almost Spring time here in Wisconsin so we'll get some better weather!!! Thanks for the great giveaway and for joining the hop!!!!
    Ashley A

  15. I don't know that luck has any bearing on having a successful relationship. It's a whole lot of work. I married my high school sweetheart right out of high school. We have been married for 17 years.
    planterofhope at aol dot com

  16. I haven't found that special someone yet. But I consider myself lucky in love when it comes to all my friends and family :)

    mearles1982 (at) hotmail (dot) com

  17. I married my one true love, so I guess I'm very lucky in love.

  18. I am lucky in love thanks!

  19. Lucky or not, I am blessed. I have found my soul mate. It too 41 years to find him. But he was and is worth the wait.

    Thanks for being in the Happy St. Patrick’s Day blog hop.
    Hope ya’ll St. Patrick’s Day was great!
    Keep writing so I can keep reading.

  20. Not lucky yet. Happy St. Patrick's Day!

  21. No luck for me yet

  22. Nope, not lucky in love at all.
    Thanks for the chance to win. Happy Saint Patty’s Day!


  23. don't feel lucky about anything anymore - regnod(at)yahoo(d0t)com

  24. What a great giveaway hop! I have yet to be lucky in love but I'm working on it. My favorite love book is "Outlander" by Diana Gabaldon. Jamie Fraser is amazing and beautiful. I enjoy St. Patty's Day and this year I'm spending it with my best friend. We're going to two Irish Pubs and also some dance clubs. I am also wearing green and am not a fan of getting pinched. I'm not Irish either, but many people think I am because my hair is red, my eyes green and my name is Meghan, but I'm not at all. I won't be telling anybody that, however… let them believe I'm Irish.
    Thanks for the giveaway!

    mestith at gmail dot com

  25. I have not been Lucky in love so far but have not given up yet. Happy St Paddy’s Day! And may your life always be golden!

    Judy Peterson