Tuesday, September 13, 2011

Epic Giveaway for Five of You!

Update Monday, 9/19/11, 11:15 am: WINNERS!

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Congratulations to Pam Cardinal, Traveler, karenk, Cathy, and skoots1mom! Email me your addresses, ladies, and I'll mail the books to you!

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Surrender the Dawn
MaryLu Tyndall
(Barbour Publishing)
ISBN: 978-1602601673
August ,2011/320 pages/$12.99

You’ll be gasping for air in this seafaring romance by popular author and Christy Award nominee MaryLu Tyndall. Baltimore’s Cassandra Channing will do anything to provide for her family—even if it means hiring the town rogue as a privateer. Luke Heaton is a handsome rake with a tortured past who is blackmailed by the British into selling supplies to their ships just off the coast. Cassandra and Luke’s worlds collide as they are drawn into danger, secrets, romance, and war. But when the British begin to bombard Fort McHenry, how long can they protect their love—and each other?

MaryLu Tyndall, a Christy Award Finalist, and best-selling author of the Legacy of the King’s Pirates series is known for her adventurous historical romances filled with deep spiritual themes. She holds a degree in Math and worked as a software engineer for fifteen years before testing the waters as a writer. MaryLu currently writes full time and makes her home on the California coast with her husband, six kids, and four cats. Her passion is to write page-turning, romantic adventures that not only entertain but open people's eyes to their God-given potential. MaryLu is a member of American Christian Fiction Writers and Romance Writers of America. Visit her website to learn more! (I have had the privilege of meeting and spending some time with MaryLu and she is a delight. I love her blog and Facebook site as well. Hop on over to say hello --- tell her I sent you!)

MaryLu Tyndall swept me away once again with this final novel of her Surrender to Destiny series. Set in the tumultuous time of the War of 1812, danger lurks on land and sea. I simultaneously admired Cassandra for her gumption and wanted to lock her in her room to keep her safe! And Luke is the perfect hero. MaryLu expertly combines adventure, faith, romance, and danger into a thoroughly enjoyable read. As the story built to its climax, I could practically see the rockets' red glare as Luke and Cassandra experience the historic battle that occurred 197 years ago today, on September 13-14, 1814, at Baltimore's Fort McHenry. Don't miss this exciting historical novel!


Barbour Publishing has provided five -- count'em, FIVE! -- copies of this book for me to give away! And they include autographed bookplates by MaryLu Tyndall! To enter, leave a comment on this post by 8:00 pm CDT Sunday, 9/18/11, and I will randomly draw five names. Leave a second comment telling me you mentioned this giveaway on your blog or Facebook (with link, if possible) and receive a second entry. Limit two entries per person. US Residents only, please. Be sure to include an email address if you don't have a blog.

Disclosure of Material Connection: I received this book free from Barbour Publishing as part of their Blogger Review program. I was not required to write a positive review. The opinions I have expressed are my own. I am disclosing this in accordance with the Federal Trade Commission’s 16 CFR, Part 255: “Guides Concerning the Use of Endorsements and Testimonials in Advertising.”


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Diana Ferguson said...

Sounds like this combination of adventure, faith, romance, and a little wee bit of danger will be an awesome read!

traveler said...

What a wonderful giveaway. This book would be memorable. many thanks. saubleb(at)gmail(dot)com

Skoots1moM said...

i love writings about that era...
count me in, please :)

Skoots1moM said...

added a link back to you :)


Anonymous said...

I love Her books!!!

Pam Cardinal said...

What a GREAT giveaway! Your books are wonderful!! Once I start I can't put them down. Thanks for sharing your gift and talent!!
Pam Cardinal

Anonymous said...

Added a link to you on my Facebook!! :)

Cathy said...

Sounds really good Linda. I would love to read this.

Cathy said...

Linda I posted on FB a link to your post.

Lisa Lu said...

I would love to win this book! I have the other two and this would complete my collection!

Lisa Lu said...

I also posted it on my Facebook Wall! =)


Oh Oh...pick me. This sounds like my kind of book.

atthegrand said...

Sounds like just the setting to sweep me away from the reality of dishes, soccer, homework, cooking and laundry!!!

Anonymous said...

I really enjoy these pirate romances.

http://bitsandpieces-sonja.blogspot.com/ said...

It's been fun visiting here this afternoon, I haven't been by for awhile. Your reading list sounds very inviting. I do love a good christian novel! Keep reading and reporting. :)

windycindy said...

I adore the writings of Mary Lu
Tyndall! I am waiting to read her
Surrender in Destiny's final book...
Many thanks, Cindi

windycindy said...

"Facebook Post!"
Again, thanks very much!

MaryLu Tyndall said...

Hi Ladies! Just dropping by to say thank you to Linda for such a lovely post about my latest release and for giving away 5 copies!!
I also want to thank all of you who left comments. I appreciate your interest and your kind words! I wish you all could win!
God Bless...

karenk said...

a great posting...thanks for the opportunity to read marylu's latest novel :)

kmkuka at yahoo dot com

Theresa N. said...

I'd love to read this book.
Theresa N

Skoots1moM said...

wow...He's telling me I need to
thanks so much!