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Tuesday, January 8, 2013

Guest Post - Jodi Thomas, author of "Chance of a Lifetime" - plus review and a giveaway!


I'm so pleased to host a guest post from bestselling author Jodi Thomas today!

Jodi is the NY Times and USA Today bestselling author of 36 novels and 11 short story collections. In June 2011, WELCOME TO HARMONY, the first book in the Harmony series, won a RITA, the highest award for women’s fiction. Jodi currently serves as the Writer in Residence at West Texas A&M University in Canyon, Texas.

You can find out more about Jodi's works through these links!


www.facebook.com/ JodiThomasAuthor

Her latest book in the Harmony series is "Chance of a Lifetime."  Here is what Jodi has to say about her new story:


As the holidays wind down and we cuddle into the cool nights, I’d love to take you along on a journey with me to a small town in Texas called Harmony.

When I began CHANCE OF A LIFETIME, I started with Emily, a librarian. She’s kind and caring with a secret that keeps her fears compartmentalized in her mind. When a friend from her past asks a favor, she agrees not knowing how far into an adventure they’ll stumble while discovering each other and a secret of the town.

If you are looking for a book that will let you step out of daily life into a world of mystery, laughs and falling in love, you’ll enjoy CHANCE OF A LIFETIME.

So, come along with me to Harmony.

I've been a big fan of Jodi's books for many years, but I think my absolute favorites are her books based in Harmony, Texas.  This is such a heartwarming series and I look forward to each new book with great anticipation.

I loved "Chance of a Lifetime" for so many reasons - but mainly I fell in love with the main heroine of this book, librarian Emily!  She is a gal after my own heart!  She wants so badly to find true love, but is so skittish to really let go and let it happen!  But her reconnection with an old friend helps her to discover that the heart can win what it wants!

The secondary stories included in this story reaquaint readers with the town folk of Harmony and an intriguing mystery mixed in keeps the action moving along nicely!

I highly recommend this book for fans of warm contemporary romance!

I have a great giveaway of one copy of Jodi's book, Chance of A Lifetime!  I'll draw for the winner on January 15th!  Good luck!!!

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My thanks to Jodi and the folks at Avon Romance for supplying the review copies of this book!  I was not compensated for my opinion.


Myra C said...

Thanks for the giveaway! I enjoy reading Jodi's books.

myra0502 at yahoo dot com

Mary (Bookfan) said...

I already read it so I won't enter the giveaway (I tweeted about it though).

One of my favorite series - I really liked Chance of a Lifetime!

bn100 said...

Nice review.


Anonymous said...

I love reading romances. This sounds like a great book. Jodi is a new author to me
marypopmom (at) yahoo (dot) com

traveler said...

Thanks for featuring this wonderful book giveaway. saubleb(at)gmail(dot)com

petite said...

This review captivated my interest. Thanks for this chance. elliotbencan(at)hotmail(dot)com

Martha Eskuchen said...

I have enjoyed several of Ms. Thomas' western historicals. I need to try her contemporary titles.
I always like stories about librarians. And finding true love is always a good theme.
Thanks for sharing!
mesreads AT gmail.com

Sue G. said...

Looks like a fun book. Thanks for the chance to win!