[dropcap]W[/dropcap]hat’s the best Christmas present you ever received? Among all the clothes, and toys and gadgets – the best gift I received was one of the first in my life.
When I was six years old, I got my first cat – Mitzi – a few days before Christmas. My father came over to my mom’s new apartment, and in a small cardboard box, labeled ASPCA, was my kitten. It was a very big surprise to see my father because, my dad and mom were recently divorced, and not on good speaking terms. Somehow they came together to agree on giving me a kitten for Christmas. I was still a small child, but I remember it like it was yesterday. She was a gray and white kitten with big yellow eyes – and she was my constant companion until she passed right before I graduated from high school. In the topsy-turvy world of divorce, moving, and changing schools – there was a lot of upheaval in my life for many years. My cat was the great anchor. It gave me something to focus on when everything else is seemed to be afloat.
In my newest release, Puppy Love, a dog comes into my heroine, Sophie’s, life. It’s part of the glue that keeps Sophie and my hero, Ryan together.
So I’d love to know, what was the best gift you ever received?
Please answer below in the comments, and you’ll be entered to win one of THREE grand prizes. You as a reader can go to EACH blog and comment with your email address and be entered to win. Yep, you can enter over 200 times!
About Puppy Love
There are only two things Sophie Reid doesn’t do: lawyers and sex. When sexy lawyer Ryan Becker stumbles into her life, her first two thoughts are “no,” and “definitely no.” After Sophie and Ryan rescue a dog from certain death on the Hollywood Freeway, they share one smoldering kiss. Sophie knows a potential train wreck when she sees it and leaves the dog and Ryan at the pound knowing she’ll never see either of them again.
Poor kid turned corporate attorney, Ryan vowed he’d get an education, succeed, and be welcomed in the front door of the most stately homes in Beverly Hills. Now that his career is on an upward trajectory, he is ready to settle down. Unfortunately, the women he has been meeting haven’t set his heart racing. Enter: Sophie.
A master of persuasion by profession, Ryan convinces Sophie to pursue their undeniable mutual attraction. But Ryan’s quest to be a success at the very occupation she reviles rankles her.
When a Hollywood union strikes, Ryan and Sophie find themselves on opposite sides of the bargaining table. Can their sparks in the bedroom overcome their standoff in the boardroom?
Now what are those prizes?
1st Grand Prize: A Kindle Fire or Nook Tablet
2nd Grand Prize: A $200 Amazon or B&N Gift Card
3rd Grand Prize: A Swag Pack that contains paperbacks, eBooks, 50+ bookmarks, cover flats, magnets, pens, coffee cozies, and more!
Patricia Krebs is a local Los Angeles artist whom I love. Her work is currently being shown at the Cactus Gallery. She designed my author avatar, and does beautiful work. For her fall collection, she made the jewelry you see in the picture. One lucky winner will receive a Patricia Krebs original pendant. I will randomly pick a winner from the commentors on my blog. Enter to win. I hope you love her work as much as I do.
The first and second prizes will ship internationally. The third prize, and my own, are only open U.S. Residents only. Giveaway closes on December 17, 2012 @11:59 PM EST.
***you must include your e-mail address in the comment to be entered***
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