Saturday, July 2, 2022

Weekend Edition


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Monday: Pepper wowed us with the back story of her new release. Winner of The Heart of the Mountains are AA Haynes and Jackie Smith!   

Tuesday: Ruthy hosted a Re-Release Party!

Wednesday: Fun Wednesday! Scroll down a bit for the answers to our game and the winners!

Thursday: Erica Vetsch took us back to the very beginning with Where to Start when Writing Your First Novel.

Friday: Bestselling author, Sandra Byrd stopped by Seekerville for the first time and shared a bit about making a living versus making a life.  The winner of her upcoming release, Heirlooms is kaybee.

Fun Wednesday answers!

Here are the correct answers to our "Two Truths and a Lie" game:

#1: Erica's lie was C. The Fossdyke Navigation was built by the Romans, not the Vikings.

#2: Mary's lie was A. Two men were killed during the Gunfight at the OK Corral.

#3: Winnie's lie was B. The law forbids the use of elephants to plow cotton fields. I guess camels are ok!

#4: Carrie's lie was C. She loves books of many genres and many settings, but the 1920's is not her favorite.

#5: Mindy's lie was C. She has lived a lot of places, but never Ohio.

#6: Pepper's lie was C. Captain Turner survived the sinking of the Lusitania.

#7: Dana's lie was C. Forensic Entomology is the use of bugs during an investigation.

#8: Cate's lie was A. Michigan has the most lighthouses of any state, not Maine.

#9: Debby's lie was C. Although many Amish farmers use manure to fertilize their crops, they often also use synthetic herbicides and pesticides, so their produce cannot be certified organic.

#10: Jan's lie was C. August is the only month that measurable snowfall has not occurred in the Black Hills.

The winners are: 
Once Upon a Time is the winner of a copy of Mary Connealy's new release,
Terri Lynn Schump is the winner of a book from Winnie Griggs' prize vault.
Sandy Smith is the winner of Erica Vetsch's The Debutante's Code.
Amy Anguish is also the winner of a book from Winnie's prize vault.
Doris Lankford is the winner of Jan Drexler's newest release, The Sign of the Calico Quartz.
Angela Glover is the winner of Dana Lynn's Amish Cradle Conspiracy.

Thank you for playing, everyone!

Monday:  Happy July 4th! Please celebrate safely!!

Tuesday: Mary Connealy will be here talking about her new release, coming this week, Inventions of the Heart

Wednesday:  Mindy will be here with some tips for polishing that manuscript before you hit Send.

Thursday:  Audra will continue her journey into retirement
Friday: Janice Cantore is back on Seekerville sharing about incorporating real-life events into your story. Drop by, say hello and enter the giveaway to win a copy of her upcoming release, Code of Courage.

Lumber Baron's Daughter Series
Coming this week





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Mission to capture a killer

The Colonel's Daughter 

A killer is targeting the families of soldiers in a US Army colonel's brigade, and Criminal Investigation Division special agent Jamison Steele vows to stop him. The colonel's daughter, the woman who loved and left Jamison without a word, came face-to-face with the murderer. But uncovering the serial killer's motive requires asking Michele Logan the questions that may lead them both into a deadly trap.

The General's Secretary 

Lillie Beaumont's dark past has just turned up on her porch—fatally wounded. The dying words of the man imprisoned for killing Lillie's mother suggest hidden secrets. Criminal Investigation Division special agent Dawson Timmons has his own motive for seeking the truth. As they investigate, Dawson fears that a murderer is waiting to strike again. And this time, Lillie is right in the line of fire…

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  1. YAY happy to win Pepper's book! THANKS. Happy 4th everyone!

  2. Happy Independence Day weekend!
    And congratulations to the winners!!!


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