Tuesday, June 4, 2013

Welcome Charlene Raddon as she tells us about her latest release

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 Roses, is 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.

June 1 http://www.charleneraddon.blogspot.com - Official blog tour for Kat Flannery (not part of PUB/PM blog hop)
June 19, http://lynhorner.blogspot.com/ giveaway
 
For those that comment here, I'll be giving away a kindle version of Sarah's Brass Token.
Striving to make ends meet after her brother is hung for murder, Sarah Jones is determined to make it on her own.

After losing everything to war, Tabor Nolan yearns for family and a home. A chance meeting with Sarah prompts Tabor to make decisions that threaten her independence. Will she allow this stranger into her life and into her heart?
 
Please visit Charlene's Blog to learn more about Texas Forged and to be entered in her giveaway.

11 comments:

Ingeborg said...

Sounds like a great read.

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Lyn Horner said...

Hi Ciara. Just popping in to join in the blog hop. Love your book cover, and the story sounds great.

Charlene Raddon said...

Hi,Ingeborg and Lyn. Good to see you both this morning. Thanks for stopping by.

Celia Yeary said...

The crazed leader of a polygamist cult? Wow, now that's a new twist, Charlene. And very intriguing.
Congratulations on the release and much luck with sales!

Charlene Raddon said...

Hi Celia. Glad you stopped by. What can I say about crazy story ideas? I live in Utah. Polygamy is a hot, very controversial subject here.

Ciara Gold said...

I love Charlene's stories for the very fact they don't follow the norm. She always has fun twists to them.

Charlene Raddon said...

What a nice compliment, Ciara. Thanks.

Quilt Lady said...

I love Charlene's books and I will have to have this one. Thanks for this great blog hop. Still stalking you!

quiltlady110 AT gmail DOT com

Ciara Gold said...

Thanks all for visiting and commenting. I will draw a winner from those who came tomorrow at around noon. That will give more a chance to visit and comment today.

Karen H in NC said...

Forgot to stop by on Party Day...better late than never I guess. Still following along on your tour.

kareninnc at gmail dot com

Charlene Raddon said...

You're still ok in my books, Karen. Good to see you.