Wednesday, June 12, 2013

PROMOTE YOUR BOOK/PROMOTE MINE BLOG HOP


The purpose of this blog hop is to promote Charlene Raddon’s latest release, The Scent of Roses,as well as the work of each of the participating bloggers. Be sure to read to the end of this page so you don’t miss out on the grand prize. Also be certain you visit each blog and comment to qualify for the individual giveaways, and the big prize.

Charlene Raddon has been writing historical romance novels for over thirty years. Her work has won several awards and much well-deserved praise. Here is what she has to say about her newest release.
Any day when a new book is released is exciting for the author. I’m thrilled to announce that my eBook, The Scent of Rosesis now available.

The Scent of Roses is a sequel to my last eBook, To Have And To Hold, but stands alone and does not need to be read in order to be enjoyed. Whip Kincaid, from The Scent of Roses, is the half-brother of Buck Maddux from To Have and To Hold. Whip also has a twin, Cale, who readers met in Buck’s story, which gives me an excuse to write a third book for this series.

The added touch of paranormal elements made The Scent of Roses a fun story to write. Who doesn’t enjoy haunted houses with hidden passageways? When I first moved to Utah, I lived in this house. No, there weren’t any secret passageways, but in every other way, my description of the old house is accurate. The third element new in this book is the subject of polygamy.

Rosalyn Delaney came to Whisky Ridge, Arizona expecting to receive aid from her estranged husband, Josiah Bullock, in escaping the crazed leader of a polygamist cult determined to have her. She’s broke and has nowhere else to go. But Josiah is dead, murdered the very evening of her arrival. The town is in uproar, searching for the suspected killer, Josiah’s business partner, Whip Kincaid. Rosalyn also learns that Josiah has taken a second wife.

Whip is innocent but to prove that, he needs to stay out of jail. He hides in secret passageways in the old house he and Josiah shared. Smythely, the elderly butler who came with the house, is the only other person aware of the passageways. Lurking between spiderwebbed walls and using the abundance of peepholes provided allows Whip to keep up with what’s going on. Sneaking out at night allows him to investigate. He’s particularly interested in Rosalyn Delaney, and for more than one reason. Besides being attracted to her, he’s sure she knows something about the murder.

But does she? Is she safe at Rose House? Will she be safe from Whip Kincade?

I hope you enjoyed this peek into The Scent of Roses. Find it here, at Amazon.com.

BE SURE TO LEAVE A COMMENT WITH CONTACT INFORMATION. AT THE END OF THE HOP, A NAME WILL BE DRAWN FROM THOSE WHO VISITED AND COMMENTED AT EVERY BLOG. PRIZE IS A $45 GIFT CARD FOR AMAZON OR B&N, WINNER’S CHOICE. Other bloggers are also offering giveaways so make sure you hit them all.

LIST OF PARTICIPATING BLOGS
June 1  http://www.charleneraddon.blogspot.com - Official blog tour for Kat Flannery (not part of PUB/PM blog hop)
June 3  http://carolineclemmons.blogspot.com/     giveaway   
June 4  http://writingdreams.net/          giveaway
June 8http://alisonhenderson.blogspot.com /    giveaway
June 9http://www.pamelaforeman.com/  giveaway
June 15  http://blog.cathymansell.com/   giveaway 
June 18  http://ccrawley210.wordpress.com/    giveaway
June 19http://lynhorner.blogspot.com/   giveaway  
June 21  http://ketaskeep.blogspot.com/  giveaway
June 22, http://www.raintrueax.blogspot.com   giveaway

17 comments:

Janice Hougland said...

Hello again, Paty. Hello to you, Charlene! I love going through old houses and will go on a tour if it's offered whenever I can. I have yet to visit an old ghost town, but that's something I want to go through as well. There is an old house in San Jose, CA called The Mystery Spot and going through that house is something else! Crazy stairways that seemingly go nowhere, dead ends, creepy nooks and hideaways, etc. But no ghosts reported. :-) Anyway, I have the first book in your series (To Have and To Hold) but have not yet read it. My TBR pile is huge! But I'll need to read it asap now so I can get to this one. :-) jdh2690@gmail.com

Ingeborg said...

I've been to the Winchester Mystery House in San Jose, CA. I loved it, it was fabulous.

Kit3247(at)aol(dot)com

Paty Jager said...

Hi Janice. I agree with Ingeborg the Winchester Mystery house is a great place to experience.

Kemberlee said...

The Mystery Spot is actually in the Santa Cruz Mountains. Winchester House is in San Jose (both my old stomping grounds). Winchester House is pretty incredible.

Charlene, if you ever make it into NorCA after we move home, I'll take you there. You'll love it.

Charlene Raddon said...

Janice, you must be talk talking about the Remington house. I think it was Remington who built it. His widow was very odd, full of superstition and insisted there be some sort of construction going on full time which resulted in some odd things. I went there once. Fascinating. She had her bathroom built with a glass door so the workmen could tell she was in the shower and not walk in on her. Do go there if you get a chance.

Charlene Raddon said...

Oh, yes, Ingeborg, that's it, the Winchester house. I knew it was the name of a gun.

Charlene Raddon said...

Kem, I'd love seeing the Winchester House again. That's a date. You know if you move back here I'll be there to see you.

Cathy Mansell said...

Hi again Paty.
Nice to see you here Charlene.
I'm looking forward to reading
Scent of Roses. Love the story and I love old houses.

See you on the blog hop on Saturday.

Cathy

Paty Jager said...

Hi Cathy! Thank you for stopping in and supporting Charlene!

Caroline Clemmons said...

Don't you love Paty's blog? Wishing you continued success.

Charlene Raddon said...

Yep, Caroline, Paty has a great blog. I've got to learn how to get those slide show things she has.
Sorry I've been absent a lot today. A friend who is 90 fell and needed a ride to the doctor.

Cathy, good to see you

bn100 said...

This sounds intriguing

bn100candg at hotmail dot com

Charlene Raddon said...

Glad to hear it, bn100. Thanks for stopping by.

Quilt Lady said...

Hi Charlene, I made it again today but running late as usual. It just seems like there is just not enough hours in the day to get what needs to be done. I can't wait to read your new book. I finished Tender Touch and love, loved it.

Paty, I can't wait to try out your short stories.

quiltlady110 AT gmail DOT com

Paty Jager said...

I hope you enjoy them, Quiltlady!

Karen H in NC said...

Sorry for the late post. I’m playing catch-up here so I’m just popping in to say HI and sorry I missed visiting with you on party day! Hope you all had a good time!
kareninnc at gmail dot com

Paty Jager said...

Karen, if the post is still at the top then you aren't late! Welcome!