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Saturday, May 14, 2011

Book Review and Giveaway! "Driftwood Cottage: A Chesapeake Shores Novel" by Sherryl Woods

 
 
About The Book:
 
Single mom Heather Donovan’s dreams of home and family are tantalizingly within reach when she settles in Chesapeake Shores. The welcoming arms of the boisterous, loving O’Brien clan embrace her and her son. But accepting their support seems to further alienate her son’s father, Connor O’Brien. His parents’ divorce and his career as a high-powered divorce attorney have left him jaded about marriage.

Then everything changes. Will the possibility of a future without Heather make Connor look at love and his career differently? Heather’s just about given up on her old dreams — of love, of family and especially of Driftwood Cottage, the home she secretly wishes were hers. It’s going to take a lot of persuasion — and some help from the O’Brien family — to make Heather believe that some dreams are worth fighting for.


Sherryl Woods is a master at telling stories about family life and romance, and her "Chesapeake Shores" series is a great example of this. "Driftwood Cottage" is book four in this ongoing series about the O' Brien family, a close-knit Irish clan that love, support, and cherish each other, but are not above the ocassional disagreement or scrap! 

Although this book is just part of the series, a first-time reader will be able to pick up on the family's history easily as they read about Connor and Heather's struggles to make their own family-unit complete.

Sherryl is a gifted storyteller and it is always a pleasure to read her work.

About The Author:


With her roots firmly planted in the South, Sherryl Woods has written many of her more than 100 books in that distinctive setting, whether her home state of Virginia, her adopted state, Florida, or her much-adored South Carolina. She's also especially partial to small towns, wherever they may be. A member of Novelists Inc., Sisters in Crime and Romance Writers of America, Sherryl divides her time between her childhood summer home overlooking the Potomac River in Colonial Beach, Virginia, and her oceanfront home, with its lighthouse view, in Key Biscayne, Florida. 

Be sure to check out her website at http://www.sherrylwoods.com/ for more info on her books and upcoming releases!


GIVEAWAY!

I'm tickled to be able to offer TWO copies of Sherryl's wonderful book as a giveaway.  Just leave your name and email address in the comments, and I'll draw for two winners on Wednesday, May 18th.  Good Luck!

My thanks to Nancy Berland Public Relations and  Magdalena Burns at PlannedTVArts for the review copy of this book. I was not compensated for my opinions.

21 comments:

Sassy said...

OOOoo pick me, pick me!!! :) Sounds like a great book.

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SpadesHigh said...

I would like to be entered in this giveaway please!! =)

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Thank you!!

PoCoKat said...

Please enter me!

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Linda Kish said...

This sounds wonderful.

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Blissfulrains said...

Hope to win! (:

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skkorman said...

I would love to read this book—please enter me to win!

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ann said...

enter me please I would like to read this book

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Renee G said...

Would love to read this.
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mbreakfield said...

Please enter me in the giveaway. thanks
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Erinberry said...

Sounds good. Thanks for the giveaway!

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BrittanyGale said...

Would really like to win this one :)

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Vickie said...

Please enter me in your book giveaway! Sherryl Woods is a great author!
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hedgerhousehold said...

thanks for the giveaway
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Carol N Wong said...

Love to win!

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Lisa (Lisa's World of Books) said...

Thanks for the chance to win!

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Tea said...

I would love to win and read it.

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Thank you for entering me.

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cheryl c said...

I have enjoyed many of Sherryl's books in the past!

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Sheena Gossett said...

Can't wait to read

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mamabunny13 said...

I think I just found me a new series to read!
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Martha Lawson said...

Love her books! Please enter me.

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Sheila (Bookjourney) said...

This sounds really good Sharon - loving the cover! Hope you are well :)

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