The weather is cooling down and the drinks are warming up. Blue jeans and cute boots are getting pulled from closets. Autumn is upon us, and what better way to celebrate the changing of seasons than a quick giveaway! Interested? You’ve only got to wait a little over a week to find out if you’ve won.
The first prize in this giveaway is a set of Novel Tea. You’ll get to enjoy (or share) 25 individually tagged teabags, each with a literary quotes from authors around the world. The flavor is English Breakfast, a black tea that I’m told produces a pleasant aroma of warm toast and honey when a little milk is added.
(Don’t like tea? Enter anyway and use the tea as a gift for a friend. Christmas is coming!)
While the tea relaxes your body, I’m also offering refreshment for your soul—your choice of either two fiction novellas OR my award winning nonfiction. And I’ll send you an extra copy of your choice book to share (because Christmas is coming!).
The Fiction Choice
If you choose two fiction novellas, you’ll receive autographed copies of Crossing Values and Ryan’s Crossing, the first two books in my Crossing series. You can read more about each book by clicking on their titles, but here are what readers think (from Amazon reviews):
Absolutely entertaining and enjoyable! Those are the first words that crossed my mind when I finished the novel. There are many themes in this short book, but the one that really spoke to me is how God desires us to know we are His treasured possession. After that element, the way God takes broken people then makes them whole by His love spoke to me too. … There is romance, intrigue and a picture of what it means to live a life of faith without having all the answers first. ~lighthouse88
This book was so right up my alley. I was needing a quick fiction read. I was needing a story that was encouraging but maybe stretched my faith some. This book did just that. ~Sara
Positive underlying messages and lessons about relying on God are seamlessly sewn into the book but aren’t preachy or overwhelming. It’s a book you can read just to enjoy the engaging storyline or you can walk away with a renewed sense of faith, trust, hope and the importance of a relationship with God. ~SherryLynnG
This book was so enjoyable. The one, main thing, it did for me was make me look at my God and Father in a more personal light. To really think of Him as ‘Daddy’ and to be on that personal level with Him! That is an awesome feeling. ~Sweetpotato
The Nonfiction Choice
Barnett and Daws freely share their own experiences and perspectives, offering hope, advice, and scripture-inspired spiritual guidance in equal measure. The Warrior’s Bride is chock-full of hard-won wisdom applicable to such diverse topics as helplessness, depression, crises of faith, infidelity, fear of death, coping with stress, the threat of divorce, and negative influences from pornography to peer pressure. By choosing to tell their own stories with complete candor and by relating each chapter to specific, time-tested verses of scripture, Barnett and Daws establish a solid ‘you can trust me’ foundation which allows the text to read like a privileged conversation rather than a run-of-the-mill self-help treatise. The Warrior’s Bride is aptly subtitled Biblical Strategies to Help the Military Spouse Survive. It is exactly what its apt title suggests: a no-nonsense, from-the-heart spiritual toolkit for military wives whose marriages are threatened daily by forces conventional spouses can only imagine.
The Warrior’s Bride is filled with the particular warmth and caring that only a manuscript written as a gift can engender. From first word to last, it is clear that the authors earnestly wish to bring hope and comfort to their readers. In keeping with this selfless dynamic, much of the text offers insight and inspiration applicable to civilian marriages as well. The Warrior’s Bride by Kathy Barnett and Carrie Daws is an uplifting, deeply nurturing gift for the soul-weary and faith challenged, offering hope and renewal for women – and men – from all walks of life.
To assist me in keeping track of the entries for this giveaway, I am utilizing Rafflecopter. All I’m asking for is your email address (which I need to contact you if you win) and permission to add you to my weekly email list. That’s it! Of course, if you want to share it with your friends, that would be great!
And if you are already on my email list, don’t worry! You can still enter, you can still win, and I won’t start emailing you twice each week. 😉
The giveaway ends at midnight, Eastern Time, on Friday, October 16th, and I will select the winner on October 17th. If you have any questions, please let me know!