Wednesday, November 11, 2020

Blurb Blitz ~ Christmas Comes to Dickens Anthology featuring Santa's Wish by Jan Scarbrough

It's a blurb blitz and it's Christmas time! Check it out! This time around, I'm highlighting Christmas Comes to Dickens, an anthology of great stories and I'm featuring Jan Scarbrough's book, Santa's Wish. Keep reading because these stories look fantastic. While you're here, there's a free cookie book you can get, plus there are prizes! Like? You could win a $30 Gift Card (of choice), and a free book from each of the ten authors. How cool is that? Want more chances to win? Then follow the tour! You can do that here: https://goddessfishpromotions.blogspot.com/2020/10/blurb-blitz-tour-christmas-comes-to.html




Christmas Comes to Dickens



Welcome to Dickens—a quaint New England town bustling with excitement and anticipation for the upcoming Christmas holiday. We have the annual tree lighting in the town square, a snowman building competition, ice skating on Grosvenor’s Pond, and horse-drawn sleigh rides. You’re welcome to cut down your own Christmas tree at Gridley Meadows, or join in the caroling on the Common.

Dickens offers an abundance of heartfelt wishes, a few much needed miracles, and—quite possibly—a touch of magic! Families reunite, new friends are made, and old flames take a second chance at happiness. All while celebrating this most joyful time of the year.

Join us as our best selling and award-winning authors fill your holiday stocking with ten brand new novellas ranging from sweet to sassy.

Anthology Purchase Link: https://books2read.com/DickensChristmas
Free Cookie Book Link: https://books2read.com/dickens-cookie 




Check out the book trailer!


Now for Jan Scarbrough's book! 


Santa’s Wish

by Jan Scarbrough

 

 Roz Henry’s world has collapsed. She’s lost her boyfriend and her job. Her grandfather is sick. Christmas with her grandparents brings her face-to-face with her old boyfriend, the boy next door. 

Cooper Brown has his own problems dealing with the death of his wife. Forced together during holiday festivities, they slowly rekindle their love. Will Christmas magic help them overcome Roz’s career ambitions and Cooper’s grief, and bring them together for a second chance at love?



Now for an Excerpt:

 Grandma Tress was right. He had nowhere to go Christmas Eve, or Christmas Day, either. He’d already mailed gifts to his parents, and he had no other close relatives in town. Cooper scraped a hand down his face. He’d lived under a dark cloud for too long. Perhaps he should be thankful Mrs. Henry had spotted his exhausting depression.

 To top it all, Roz was back. She hadn’t seen her grandparents for five years. Enough time for him to put her out of his mind and marry. Enough time for him to start a new life, only to lose it just as fast.

 His jaw tightened. He’d loved her once, but she’d left him for college and the bright lights of New York and then Chicago. He’d kept up with her career for a while. Mrs. Henry saw to that until he married. Then she’d backed off. He always felt the older woman understood why he finally married. After all, he was a plumber, not the kind of guy a college-educated woman with a fancy job would want.

 She looked the same. Tall, unlike Brittany whose head hadn’t even cleared his shoulder, and thin with dark brown hair tumbling like a heavy mane, dark eyes, and very kissable lips. At least they had been. But he’d noticed the dark circles and worry lining Roz’s eyes. There was an air of defeat about her as if she’d lost something too. He recognized it easily. After all, he was the poster boy of loss.

 Unless he got an emergency call, he had no jobs before Christmas. Going to pick out a Christmas tree wasn’t a big deal except he was going with Roz. Cooper backed out of his garage and moved his truck into the Henry’s driveway. He climbed out, drawing a deep breath, and strolled up to his neighbor’s front door. Might as act as if he wasn’t nervous.

He clawed his fingers through his hair, then knocked.

About the Author:   

Jan Scarbrough writes heartwarming contemporary romances about home and family, single moms and children, and if the plot allows, about another passion—horses. Living in the horse country of Kentucky makes it easy for Jan to add small town, Southern charm to her books and the excitement of a Bluegrass horse race or a competitive horse show. Her newest contemporary western romance series is the Ghost Mountain Ranch. Jan leaves her contemporary voice behind with two paranormal gothic romances, Timeless and Tangled Memories. Her historical romance, My Lord Raven, is a medieval story of honor and betrayal. A member of Novelist, Inc., Jan self-publishes her books with her husband’s help.

 Find her at: 

Website: https://janscarbrough.com/

Amazon Author Page: https://www.amazon.com/Jan-Scarbrough/e/B001K8768A

Twitter:  https://twitter.com/romancerider

BookBub: https://www.bookbub.com/profile/jan-scarbrough

Newsletter: https://janscarbrough.com/contact/


And to do a jigsaw puzzle? Here you go: Jigsaw Puzzle of Anthology Cover ~ 

https://www.jigsawplanet.com/?rc=play&pid=062b438f87a5


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7 comments:

Goddess Fish Promotions said...

Thanks for hosting!

Nancy Fraser said...

Thank you so much for hosting Jan's day on our tour.

Liz Flaherty said...

Thanks for the spotlight. Jan's book is pure pleasure.

Jan Scarbrough said...

Thank you for hosting me! I hope everyone reads to the end of the anthology so they will get to my story! It is special to me.

Victoria Alexander said...

Thanks for sharing!

Sherry said...

I love the cover and think the book sounds great.

mkjmc said...

Lots of great books. Thanks I will never live long enough to read all the books I want