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Sunday, October 23, 2011

Book Blog Tour Stop - "Baby, It's Cold Outside" By Susan May Warren

I'm excited to host a book blog tour stop today for author Susan May Warren and her new Christmas book, "Baby, It's Cold Outside."

About The Book:

Hope finds the hopeless when a storm hits. 

It's Christmas weekend 1949, and despite the threat of a storm, the townspeople of Frost are determined to continue their holiday traditions, if only as a means to forget the war that they had all just suffered through. But the suffering hasn't ended for Dottie Morgan who lost her only son in the war. She's preparing to wallow in her isolation for the weekend, when Violet, nearly a spinster at age 29, dares to make a request that will force Dottie to publicly revive the memory of her dead son.

When a storm traps the two women at home with a strange young man who has an unbelievable confession and a neighbor with more to do with Violet's past than she would like, no one can predict how this Christmas will give them all a second chance.

Susan May Warren is one of my favorite Christian authors for one simple reason - I know that when I pick up on of her books, I am going to be totally pulled into the story and entertained.  Her new Christmas story, "Baby, It's Cold Outside," is no exception to that rule.

Susan's story of five people trapped in an unimaginable blizzard the day before Christmas Eve 1949 is an emotion-packed, fast-moving tale that will warm your heart and renew your faith in people and the power of God's love. Her characters in this novel include an older generation couple, a younger generation couple and one little boy who pulls them all together with the Christmas spirit, and the post-World War II setting is just perfect for a story of personal renewal and rededication, much as the whole country was going through at the time. I also enjoyed how Susan pulled in references to many old classic Christmas tunes throughout the story.

I know it's early for Christmas stories - or is it?  Christmas decorations seem to be going up earlier and earlier, and with the bleak attitude of the world today, maybe we do need an infusion of early Christmas spirit.  Look no further than "Baby, It's Cold Outside" to give you that much-need spark!

I highly recommend this book!

About The Author:

Susan May Warren is the RITA award-winning author of thirty novels with Tyndale, Barbour, Steeple Hill and Summerside Press.  A four-time Christy award finalist, a two-time RITA Finalist, she’s also a multi-winner of the Inspirational Readers Choice award, and the ACFW Carol Award.  A seasoned women’s events 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.


Warm up to Christmas early this year with Susan May Warren's Baby, It's Cold Outside! To celebrate the release of her new Christmas book with Summerside Press, she and the publisher are giving away a Kindle Fire and hosting an early Christmas Party on Facebook!

Read what the reviewers are saying here.

One festive winner will receive:
  • A brand new Kindle Fire
  • Baby, It's Cold Outside by Susan May Warren
Enter today by clicking one of the icons below. Giveaway ends on 10/26!

But, wait there’s more! Join Susan May Warren on 10/27 for merriment and a few early Christmas presents at her Baby, It's Cold Outside Christmas party! Grab your Christmas sweaters, socks and pj’s and join Susan and a few friends for a fireside chat about her recent books (Heiress & Baby, It’s Cold Outside), holiday traditions, favorite Christmas recipes, a trivia contest and more! Invite your friends and don’t miss the fun!

RSVP here and we'll see you on October 27th at 5 PM PST / 8 PM EST!

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My Thanks to Litfuse Publicity for the review copy of this book, and for including me on this book blog tour.  I was not compensated for my opinion.

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