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Giveaway │ Christmas Novellas + Movies

Hello! Within the next 24 hours we have not one but two giveaway features - and if I do say, both of these books and their respective authors are amazing! Starting now, the line up of posts on the blog is a little excessive. Later, we have a special post that will revolve around Rachel McMillan's new series, but since I planned to give away a copy of Melissa Tagg's novella and I thought Rachel's novella was smashing, I couldn't very well leave it out. This means, you have two chances to win A Singular and Whimsical Problem on the blog. (The details of the second giveaway arrive later.) If you're looking for some sweet and Christmas-y reads, these giveaways are perfect for you - and they'll end in plenty of time for some fireside reading.

GIVEAWAY + COVER REVEAL│ Herringford and Watts Mysteries (GO ENTER!)

Before you can read up on all of the novella details (or more accurately what you can win), let's get these pesky giveaway rules out of the way.

The giveaway(s) is open to all readers. But if you are outside the U.S., by entering you're agreeing to accept a gifted Kindle version of the book; U.S. readers will have the option of choosing Kindle or paperback (when applicable). I do ask that anyone who leaves a comment under "anonymous," please leave the same name you enter into the widget in your comment - it's not easy to try and match comments when there is no name and in fairness to everyone else, I want to be able to be sure everyone who used the Rafflecopter correctly has a fair chance at winning against those who abuse it - there have been a few people I could not verify. So please, I don't mean to overwhelm, but just keep this in mind when entering future giveaways. I'd sure appreciate it! Winner(s) will have 48 hours to respond to the email notification before another winner is randomly chosen.

If you are entering both giveaways, one comment down below will count as an entry for both giveaways, provided you reflect that in your Rafflecopter entries.

To be entered in the giveaway, just enter as much or as little as you like into the Rafflecopter widget, which you'll find down below. The giveaway ends December 12th.

One Enchanted Christmas

Last December, mystery author Maren Grant had the most perfect night of her life. On a glimmering winter evening, she got to watch the photo shoot for her very first book and ended up on a magical date with the cover model himself—Colin Renwycke.

Fast forward one year. This December, with a looming deadline, restless spirit and her creative spark long since gone, Maren is desperate to get unstuck. And she can’t get Colin out of her head…or his year-old open invitation to spend a couple weeks writing at his family’s farm.

Drew Renwycke never planned to come home and take over the Renwycke family farm. But he’s spent too many years watching his siblings unravel, including his brother, Colin, after one terrible family mistake. If moving to Maple Valley, Iowa, renovating an old farmhouse and switching careers is what it takes to put the Renwycke family back together, he’ll do it.

But his simple plan upends when a scrappy author lands on his doorstep. And she just might be the key to coaxing his brother home. But what if he wants her all to himself? Drew will have to choose between his Christmas wish and the enchantment of a holiday romance that just might be the happy ending they all long for. - Amazon


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A Singular and Whimsical Problem

Christmas, 1910. Merinda Herringford and Jem Watts would be enjoying the season a lot more if they weren’t forced to do their own laundry and cooking. Just as they are adapting to their trusty housekeeper’s ill-timed vacation, they are confronted by the strangest mystery they’ve encountered since they started their private investigation firm.

In this bonus e-only novella, what begins as the search for a missing cat leads to a rabble-rousing suffragette and the disappearance of several young women from St. Jerome’s Reformatory for Incorrigible Females. From the women’s courts of City Hall to Toronto’s seedy docks and into the cold heart of the underground shipping industry, this will be the most exciting Christmas the girls have had yet…if they can stay alive long enough to enjoy it. - Goodreads


a Rafflecopter giveaway

In addition to winning a copy of these novellas (Kindle), if the winner(s) has a U.S. address, they will also win a Hallmark Channel Christmas film. Why? Because why not!? It's all about the Christmas cheer and both of these novellas are centered around Christmas... so there is that.

The winner will have their choice of films from the list below:

- The Best Christmas Party Ever
- The Christmas Card
- The Christmas Ornament
- Crown for Christmas
- The Nine Lives of Christmas
- A Princess for Christmas
- 'Tis the Season for Love
- A Very Merry Mix Up

Best of luck to you all.
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  1. I'm currently beta-reading something from Heather Day Gilbert. So far, it's fabulous! I think everybody is going to love it!

    1. How fun! I'm glad to know Heather's new book is fabulous, Alyssa. Happy reading. :)

  2. I'm actually not reading anything at the moment, but I recently finished The Rakshasa's Bride by Suzannah Rowntree, and as soon as finals are over I'm diving in to Elizabeth Camden's newest book. Very excited to start that one :)

    1. my novella has a crush on your blog name :) <3

    2. How fabulous, Hayden; I always enjoy Elizabeth's novels and I'm sure her new novel is no exception. Enjoy! :)

      PS; I agree with your smart novella, Rachel. Hayden's new blog name = smashing. :)

  3. This is the first Rafflecopter giveaway I have entered so I hope I did everything properly... :)

    Currently, I'm re-reading two of my all time favorite stories - A Tangled Web by L.M. Montgomery (which I have loved for ages) and The Daughter Pays (which I just discovered a week ago) and have now read several times since already! Neither are extremely Christmas-y, but they are cozy and heart-warming, so they feel perfect for this time of year! Are you a fan of L.M. Montgomery?

    1. I sure everything is fine, Eowyn. I am a bit "particular" with my giveaways just because I've drawn names that I couldn't match with the task and to be fair to everyone who does go about the process correctly, I've had to disqualify that entry. (Yours look just fine; I checked. :D)

      I hear so much good about L.M. Montgomery, but much to my shame, I'm not sure I've read her books. I do love the "Anne of Green Gables" films with Megan Follows, so I have a feeling I most certainly should read the books. Do you have a favorite by L.M. Montgomery or does that honor go to A Tangled Web? :)

  4. Currently reading Coming Home for Christmas by Carla Kelly. Her regency books are different from most in the genre- they focus on sailors, surgeons, and the middle and working classes.

    1. Awesome! I've not heard of Carla's books, but this particular one sounds so Christmas-y. :)

  5. I'm currently reading One Enchanted Christmas--so I didn't enter that giveaway :-) I'm loving it--but I've loved everything of Melissa's that I've read, so no surprise there!

    1. I'm glad, Becky! Like you, I loved Melissa's sweet novella and am anticipating her next novel too. Cannot wait to read it. :)

  6. Such a fun giveaway! Both sound like great books. Currently I'm reading Melody Carlson's "The Christmas Dog." It's a nice read so far.

    1. Thanks, Miranda; and thank you for entering. Best of luck. :)

  7. I just finished Jessica Dotta's amazing new series The Price of Privilege. Oh my goodness, it is stunning and haunting. I'm looking forward to reading this new one from Melissa.

    1. That's what I keep hearing about Jessica's series, Brittaney. Unfortunately I don't think I've read all three books. But even if I have (clearly I read too many books :D), I'm sure a re-read is in order! :)

  8. I'm in desperate need of a Christmas novel......

    1. Right!? I wish I read more Christmas stories at Christmas because they're always sweet. Alas I don't. I'm lucky to have gotten these two in and I have one more I'd like to read though that's likely to be it. :D


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