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Friday, September 30, 2011

Book Blog Tour Stop - "Heiress: Daughters of Fortune 1" by Susan May Warren

I'm thrilled to host a book blog tour stop today for the fabulous author Susan May Warren and her new book, "Heiress." 



About The Book:

They can buy anything they want—fame, power, beauty, even loyalty.

But they can’t buy love.

The beautiful and wealthy heiress daughters of August Price can buy everything their hearts desire. But what if their desire is to be loved, without an enormous price tag attached? When one sister betrays another for the sake of love, will she find happiness? And what happens when the other sets out across the still untamed frontier to find it—will she discover she’s left it behind in the glamorous world of the New York gilded society? What price will each woman pay for being an heiress?

Set in the opulent world of the Gilded Age, two women discover that being an heiress just might cost them everything they love.

I was entralled by this book from the first page! (I finished it in one night!)  The story of the two Price sisters, Esme and Jinx, will draw you in with the drama and fast-paced action, and as you follow their lives and watch their characters grow and mature, you'll find their transformation from girls to women fascinating.  The plot includes a lovely sense of romance along with an intriguing bit of mystery and suspense that keeps you flipping the pages in anticipation. And I loved the time period of the "Gilded Age" of the late 1890s to the early 1900s, when women were really coming into their own.

Susan May Warren is one of my favorite Christian authors, weaving in gentle and sweet Christian moments into her stories that uplift and advise the reader without beating them over the head with it. That is a true gift for a writer in this genre.

"Heiress" is the first book in the "Daughters of Fortune" series, and I look forward to the next installment following Jinx and Esme's daughters and what I'm sure will be more adventures in life and romance.

I highly recommend this book for any fan of historical fiction, romantic fiction and just plain ol' great fiction!  I hope you love it as much as I did!


About The Author:


 Susan May Warren is an award-winning, best-selling author of over twenty-five novels, many of which have won the Inspirational Readers Choice Award, the ACFW Book of the Year award, the Rita Award, and have been Christy finalists. After serving as a missionary for eight years in Russia , Susan returned home to a small town on Minnesota ’s beautiful Lake Superior shore where she, her four children, and her husband are active in their local church.

Susan's larger than life characters and layered plots have won her acclaim with readers and reviewers alike. A seasoned women’s events and retreats speaker, she’s a popular writing teacher at conferences around the nation and the author of the beginning writer’s workbook: From the Inside-Out: discover, create and publish the novel in you!. She is also the founder of http://www.mybooktherapy.com/, a story-crafting service that helps authors discover their voice.

Susan makes her home in northern Minnesota , where she is busy cheering on her two sons in football, and her daughter in local theater productions (and desperately missing her college-age son!)

A full listing of her titles, reviews and awards can be found at:http://www.susanmaywarren.com/.



Win an opulent Gilded Age Prize Pack fit for an Heiress from Susan May Warren!

Heiress, a richly complex historical romance, is the first in Susan's three book Daughters of Fortune series. In honor of Heiress’ debut, Susan is hosting a FABULOUS Gilded Age Giveaway and giving away an opulent prize pack fit for an heiress!



One grand prize winner will receive:


  • A $100 gift certificate to ModCloth.com
  • A sleek silver iPod™ Shuffle
  • A beautiful strand of Pearls
  • Titanic DVD
  • Speakeasy Compilation Music CD from Starbucks™
  • Heiress by Susan May Warren

Click one of the icons below to enter. But do so soon - this giveaway ends 10/5/11. The winner will be announced Thursday, October 6 on Susan’s blog.


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Blog tour schedule: (Click here to check out other blogs on this tour! -  http://litfusegroup.com/blogtours/text/13429072)

My thanks to Litfuse Publicity for including me on this blog tour and to Susan May Warren and the publisher for the review copy of this book. I was not compensated for my opinion.

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