Monday, September 20, 2010

An Undaunted Hope by Julie Lessman

Wow, this one had more roller coaster rides than a theme park. An Undaunted Love, by Julie Lessman had me turning the pages almost faster than I could read them. As a huge fan of Julie’s stories, I definitely wasn’t disappointed. An Undaunted Love, is as good if not better than her others. Filled with her usual sweet, poetic romance and much, much more.

One thing I loved about, An Undaunted Love, was, just when I thought things were going to go one way, Julie yanked me another direction. When the ride smoothed out a bit, wham! Another quick drop. Then a sharp yank in the opposite direction. Then the ride smoothed out and I took a nice slow journey to the top until… Bam! My stomach slammed into my throat, then just as quickly dipped it into my toes. Several times, I didn’t know if I was coming or going. My stomach and heart took more dips than an ice cream parlor soda jerk.

Hmmm speaking of Soda Jerk. This story has one, but it’s not who you think it is. This man’s passion and kisses are sweeter and better than a loaded hot fudge sundae on a hot summer day. Who is this man? I’ll let you figure it out for yourself.

Katie Rose O’Connor wants to tackle to the world for women’s rights. Her ambitions take her down roads she thought she would never travel. Just when she thinks she has things all figured out, her life takes on another sharp turn of events. None of which fit her well-laid plans. Or do they, and she just doesn’t know it? As if! I’ll never tell. All I can say is, this girl encounters more romance and beaus than a whole book shelf of novels.

And this story isn’t just about Katie, it’s about the whole gang in Julie Lessman’s, The Daughter’s of Boston series, plus a whole lot more. So, if you enjoyed, A Passion Most Pure, A Passion Redeemed, and, A Passion Denied, you will love this one. I sure did.

Until Next time…

See ya ~ ~ ~

Debra Ullrick - Award winning author of stories that romance the heart.
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It's a Giveaway Extravaganza! Kindle Giveaway, Facebook Party and Book Bomb - OH MY!

Visit the Roaring 20’s with Julie Lessman in the Technology and Romance KINDLE Giveaway! Julie’s latest series has just ‘shimmied’ it’s way onto the scene with book 1 in The Winds of Change series, A Hope Undaunted! 

Find out more about the book, Julie here.

Enter The Technology and Romance KINDLE Giveaway!

One Grand Prize winner will receive a KINDLE preloaded with Julie Lessman's latest title. The Prize Pack (valued at over $150.00) includes:

* A brand new KINDLE, with Wi-Fi
* A Hope Undaunted by Julie Lessman
To enter, simply click on the icons below to fill out the entry form and be sure to tell your friends about the contest.

Oh, and enter soon! Winner will be announced on October 7th.

Not only is Julie hosting the fabulous KINDLE giveaway, but also a FACEBOOK  PARTY and a BOOK BOMB!!!

Are you ready for PRIZES GALORE??? Then come to the Facebook Party!

How does a gift certificate and a signed book given away EVERY 10 minutes during an hour-long Facebook party sound? (Yeah, we think it sounds pretty great too!) On October 7th at 5pm PST (6:00 MST, 7:00 CST, & 8:00 EST) Julie is inviting you to attend the A Hope Undaunted Facebook Party! She'll announce the winner of the KINDLE and in addition to the prizes every 10 minutes, she'll also be giving away great prize baskets filled with even more Romance and Technology (Netflix, Starbucks,, Champagne body Lotion, Pearls, & more!)!

BUT WAIT … there’s more (and no, this is not an infomercial … it’s WAY better!).  If you participate in the Book Bomb on October 7th you’ll be entered to win a $50 gift certificate to All you need to do to participate is buy a copy of A Hope Undaunted on October 7th and send your receipt (just transaction number from store, store name & date) to! Each book purchased equals one entry, buy 10 books get 10 entries!

All this fun begins with Revell’s blog tour SEPTEMBER 19-25, when 122 blogger/reviewers will post reviews about A Hope Undaunted, followed by the Book Bomb and Facebook Party!

So mark your calendars with these important dates:
September 19-25: A Hope Undaunted will be making an appearance on blogs across the country (and beyond!) in Revell's blog tour!

September 20th: The Technology and Romance KINDLE Giveaway launches (contest runs 9/20 - 10/6)

October 7th: Book Bomb Day (where everyone is encouraged to buy the book online at the same time!) and Facebook Party - meet and chat with Julie, win some great prizes & find out who won the KINDLE!

Want to help us spread the word about all this fun and be entered to win a $50 gift certificate?

Share Julie's Giveaway Extravaganza on Facebook, Twitter or your blog and we'll enter your name into our random drawing to win 50 smackers to!

Once you've tweeted, posted on Facebok or added the button to your blog/website - simple email Amy and let her know you helped spread the word. Easy.

Here is a sample post for both Twitter/Facebook:

Tweet This: @JulieLessman is giving away a KINDLE and tons more during her giveaway extravaganza! Details here: Pls RT

Share on Facebook: Julie Lessman is celebrating her new release, A Hope Undaunted by giving away a KINDLE, having a Book Bomb and a Facebook Party! Prizes Galore - don't miss the fun!

Or add this button to your blog or website! Simply copy and paste the code in the box into the HTML screen of your blog or website. Then email Amy and let her know you did!

A Hope Undaunted Facebook Party