Pretty Floral Butterfly Scarf + Butterfly Serenade eBook Giveaway

July 26, 2022 12:51 PM Posted by juliannadouglas

Pink Butterfly Scarf

For my second giveaway this month, I’m offering a pretty chiffon floral butterfly scarf that measures 150 cm x 50 cm (approx. 59” x 19.5”). It has a light pink background printed with bright flowers and butterflies in shades of dark pink, blue, and yellow. In addition, the winner will receive an eBook copy of my book Butterfly Serenade.

Use the Rafflecopter widget below to enter for your chance to win. Good luck!

International Entrants: You are welcome to enter my contest, but due to the high cost of shipping overseas, if the winner chosen is outside the US, they will receive the eBook prize, along with a $5 Amazon gift card instead of the scarf. Please note that the gift card will be issued from Amazon.com (the US site), as I am unable to purchase one on any international Amazon sites. It’s my understanding, however, that the card can only be used to purchase items on Amazon.com, and not any other Amazon sites. So please be aware of this limitation before entering.

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Tags: Butterfly Serenade


June 2022 Book of the Month Giveaway

July 26, 2022 12:42 PM Posted by juliannadouglas

During June, I read four full-length books, one novelette, and two children’s books. While none of them rated below four stars and several were excellent reads, only one romance received five stars from me to be featured here. It’s by a long-time favorite author and the second in one of her older series that I’m just now getting around to reading. Jasper is a member of an army regiment that fought in the French and Indian War. They were allegedly betrayed by one of their own members, leading to an Indian ambush. Jasper and several of his fellow soldier were captured and tortured by the Indians with some of them dying while in captivity. He’s now continuing the investigative work started by the hero of the first book, trying to ferret out the turncoat. However, the story opens with him being jilted at the alter by his fiancee, the second time he’s been thrown over in less than a year. As he’s trying to process this turn of events while nursing a hangover, he’s approached by a woman he vaguely knows who proposes that he marry her instead. Knowing that he genuinely wants to wed and produce heirs and having no desire to go through the courting process all over again, he figures, sure why not? Little does he know, though, that Melisande made her bold proposal because she’s been in love with him from afar for six years and sees this as her last chance to possibly snag the man of her dreams since he barely seems to know that she exists. She’s thrilled when he accepts, but she has no intention of letting her feelings for him be known. Melisande herself was cruelly jilted many years ago, and after surviving the pain of that lost love, she has no desire to make herself that vulnerable again. However, she’s determined to seduce her new husband so that the notorious ladies’ man doesn’t stray from her bed. Jasper harbors some secrets of his own from his time in the military that he doesn’t want his genteel wife to know, so it takes time and patience for each of them to open up. In the meantime, they burn up the sheets together and soon Jasper is as crazy about Melisande as she is about him. But when Jasper’s investigation hits an unexpected nerve with someone close to them, it may put them both in mortal danger.

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Categories: Book of the Month, Giveaways

Tags: Elizabeth Hoyt


Mystical Cat's Eye Necklace + Loving Hearts eBook Giveaway

June 23, 2022 11:09 AM Posted by juliannadouglas

Mystical Cat's Eye Necklace

This month for my second giveaway, I’m offering a mystical cat’s eye necklace. It features a dark green stone pendant clasped between silver claws dangling from a silver chain. In addition, the winner will receive an eBook copy of any one of my Loving Hearts books, winner’s choice.

Use the Rafflecopter widget below to enter for your chance to win. Good luck!

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Tags: Heart of the Season, Hearts Ignite in the Desert, His Heart's Desire, The Key to Her Heart


May 2022 Book of the Month Giveaway

June 23, 2022 11:02 AM Posted by juliannadouglas

During May, I read four full-length novels, one novella, and one novelette. All but the novella rated four stars or higher, but there was only one book that received the full five-stars from me to be featured here. It’s a contemporary, royalty romance that is a beautiful fairy tale melding of Wakanda, Cinderella, and The Prince and the Pauper. Years ago, when they were very young children, the goddess decreed that Prince Thabiso of Thesolo and Naledi were to be betrothed, but not long after, Naledi’s parents fled the country, leaving everyone thinking that they’d betrayed the throne. Thabiso still remembers Naledi and has never quite given up on finding her. When his assistant gets a hit from a genetics testing site, it looks like they’ve finally succeeded. What they don’t know, though, is that Ledi’s parents died in a car accident shortly after they moved to America and she was raised in a series of foster homes. She’s now working two jobs while attending grad school, studying epidemiology. When Thabiso shows up at the restaurant where Ledi works and she mistakes him for the new waiter, he decides to play along, hoping to get to know her as a commoner before dropping a bombshell on her about her heritage and her being a future princess. However, the longer he plays the game, the more guilty he feels and the more he fears how she’ll react. But every time he tries to tell her the truth, they keep getting interrupted, until she finds out in the worst possible way. Ledi no longer wants anything to do with Thabiso, but when he offers her the opportunity to study a potential novel illness that has broken out in Thesolo, she can’t resist. The more she learns about her home country, the more she falls in love with it, but although a part of her still cares for Thabiso, forgiving him for his deception and trusting him again are another matter. Not to mention, the mystery illness may also prove a threat to their burgeoning love.

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Categories: Book of the Month, Giveaways

Tags: Alyssa Cole


Black Lace Butterfly Choker + Butterfly Serenade eBook Giveaway

May 15, 2022 05:06 PM Posted by juliannadouglas

Lace Butterfly Choker

This month, for my second giveaway, I’m offering a pretty black lace butterfly choker with black bead accents. This delicate necklace will be a lovely fashion accessory for your wardrobe. In addition, the winner will also receive an eBook copy of my book Butterfly Serenade.

Use the Rafflecopter widget below to enter for your chance to win. Good luck!

International Entrants: You are welcome to enter my contest, but due to the high cost of shipping overseas, if the winner chosen is outside the US, they will receive the eBook prize, along with a $5 Amazon gift card instead of the butterfly choker.

Please note that the gift card will be issued from Amazon.com (the US site), as I am unable to purchase one on any international Amazon sites. It’s my understanding, however, that the card can only be used to purchase items on Amazon.com, and not any other Amazon sites. So please be aware of this limitation before entering.

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Tags: Butterfly Serenade


April 2022 Book of the Month Giveaway

May 15, 2022 04:54 PM Posted by juliannadouglas

During April, I read four full-length novels, two short stories, and one children’s book. All of them rated four stars or higher, but aside from one of the short stories, which is already available for free, the only one that received the full five-stars from me to be featured here was the children’s book. It’s a middle-grade, mystery, adventure story about Stanley Yelnats who believes that his family is cursed because of his no-good-dirty-rotten-pig-stealing-great-great-grandfather. Whether they’re actually cursed is up for debate, but they’ve certainly had a run of bad luck, the most recent of which is Stanley being falsely accused of stealing a valuable pair of sneakers. The judge gives him the choice of going to jail or going to Camp Green Lake, a boy’s reform camp. Stanley chooses the camp, thinking it will be the better of the two options, but at camp he quickly discovers that every day each boy is required to dig a hole that is exactly five feet in diameter and five feet deep. The people who run the camp say it builds character, but when he finds a small gold tube, he quickly realizes that the Warden and her cronies are actually looking for something, probably something valuable. Along the way, Stanley also makes friends with a loner nicknamed Zero, whom he teaches how to read. The two boys help each other out, and eventually through a series of misadventures, they finally discover exactly what the Warden is up to.

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Categories: Book of the Month, Giveaways

Tags: Louis Sachar


Mother of Pearl Teardrop Earrings + eBook Giveaway

April 17, 2022 05:30 PM Posted by juliannadouglas

Mother of Pearl Teardrop Earrings

This month for my second giveaway, I’m offering a pretty pair of earrings by 1928. They have a teardrop design in light green Mother of Pearl with a cluster of three faux diamonds above, as well as another stud on the post. In addition, the winner will receive an eBook copy of any one of my books, winner’s choice.

Use the Rafflecopter widget below to enter for your chance to win. Good luck!

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Tags: Butterfly Serenade, Heart of the Season, Hearts Ignite in the Desert, His Heart's Desire, The Key to Her Heart


March 2022 Book of the Month Giveaway

April 17, 2022 05:22 PM Posted by juliannadouglas

During March, I read four full-length books, a novella, and two short stories. There were a few of so-so reads among them, but overall, most of them were quite good, with two receiving five stars from me. However, one stood out slightly above the other. It’s an erotic, historical romance, the first I’ve read by this author and the first in a planned quartet, that received a lot of buzz when it was first published quite a number of years ago. Passion is a widow who endured an unhappy marriage. While browsing the exhibits at the Crystal Palace one day, she’s rescued from being clobbered by a falling potted palm by a man who awakens a side of herself she’d thought lost. His mere touch inflames her in such a way that she can’t resist the pull of his allure, so when he draws her behind an ornate screen, she eagerly accepts all that he has to offer. They make love right there in the museum and make plans to do the same for the next few days. When Passion’s visits to the Crystal Palace come to an end, Mark insists that they must continue to see each other and starts climbing the trellis to her bedroom window every night. Soon, their encounters deepen far beyond mere sex until they both know that they don’t want to live without one another. But Mark is being blackmailed by a social-climbing commoner who has dirt on his mother. He doesn’t care much about the woman who birthed him, but if the information gets out it would hurt his brother as well, something he’s determined not to let happen. But the price that’s being exacted from him is nothing short of marriage to the vile blackmailer’s daughter. Mark plans to do what he must to protect his family, while hoping to keep Passion as his mistress. But when Passion discovers that his betrothed is none other than her own beloved cousin, she can’t bring herself to continue their affair, leaving them both brokenhearted.

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Categories: Book of the Month, Giveaways

Tags: Lisa Valdez


Cat's Eye Necklace + Loving Hearts eBook Giveaway

March 20, 2022 05:12 PM Posted by juliannadouglas

This month for my second giveaway, I’m offering a cat’s eye necklace. It features a red stone pendant clasped between silver claws dangling from a black cord. In addition, the winner will receive an eBook copy of any one of my Loving Hearts books, winner’s choice.

Red Cat's Eye Necklace

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Tags: Heart of the Season, Hearts Ignite in the Desert, His Heart's Desire, The Key to Her Heart


February 2022 Book of the Month Giveaway

March 20, 2022 05:04 PM Posted by juliannadouglas

During February, I read five full-length books and two short stories. There were a couple of so-so reads among them, but overall, most of them were really good, making my decision as to which book would be named my Book of the Month a little harder this time. Ultimately the one that came out on top is a paranormal romance by a favorite author that’s part of a favorite series of mine. This one follows SnowDancer wolves Indigo and Drew. Indigo is a dominant female and a pack lieutenant, while Drew is the pack’s tracker. Drew has been crazy about Indigo for a while, but she’s been trying to keep their relationship friends-only. She worries that getting involved with a male who is both younger and less dominant could lead to disaster. But tired of waiting for her to come around, Drew pulls out all the stops to prove to Indigo that she’s the only wolf for him. Meanwhile, the threat from Pure Psy, the Psy faction that’s determined to maintain Silence no matter the cost, is rising, and Indigo and Drew discover evidence of a Psy incursion onto SnowDancer land. With the help of their alpha, Hawke, and the rest of the pack, they must figure out what the Psy’s new game is and stop it before serious damage is done, but a climactic battle with the Psy could put Indigo and Drew’s relationship in jeopardy before she’s even had a chance to decide whether he’s her perfect mate after all.

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Categories: Book of the Month, Giveaways

Tags: Nalini Singh