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Let’s Party!

  Posted by Jean Oram , 11 March 2018 · 106 views

<p><a href="[url="http://www.jeanoram.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/03/PartyTimeBirthday.png"]http://www.jeanoram.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/03/PartyTimeBirthday.png[/url]"><img class=" wp-image-4480 alignleft" [url="src="]src="http://www.jeanoram.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/03/PartyTimeBirthday.png"[/url] alt="" width="402" height="337" /></a>It’s not only the birthday of Blueberry Springs, but the spinoff series, Veils and Vows, has a new book coming March 22–Accidentally Married!</p>
<p>I’m partying it up with my Jeansters in my reader group and you can join in for a chance to win an early digital copy of Accidentally Married. Want to read an exclusive sneak peek? <a href="[url="http://www.facebook.com/groups/jeanoramfans"]http://www.facebook.com/groups/jeanoramfans[/url]">Join my reader group</a> for all the latest in exclusives.</p>
<p><strong>Enter for a chance to win!</strong> One winner will be chosen Tuesday, March 13th. They will be contacted via email. If the prize is not claimed by Monday, March 19th it will be considered unclaimed and be forfeited.</p>
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<p><strong>Gentle reminder:</strong> All of the Blueberry Springs series books are on sale today for 99 cents. But please hurry, these discount prices won’t last! Sale ends March 13.</p>
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<p><a href="[url="http://www.jeanoram.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/03/AccidentallyMarried_Preorder_JeanOram.png"]http://www.jeanoram.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/03/AccidentallyMarried_Preorder_JeanOram.png[/url]"><img class=" wp-image-4483 alignleft" [url="src="]src="http://www.jeanoram.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/03/AccidentallyMarried_Preorder_JeanOram.png"[/url] alt="" width="435" height="365" /></a>And in case you missed it, <em><strong>Accidentally Married</strong></em>, book 4 in the irresistible &amp; sweet Veils and Vows series is now available for preorder everywhere you buy ebooks:</p>
<p><a href="[url="http://www.jeanoram.com/KINDLEUSmarried"]http://www.jeanoram.com/KINDLEUSmarried[/url]">Amazon US</a><br /><a [url="href="]href="http://www.jeanoram.com/KINDLEUKmarried">Amazon[/url] UK</a><br /><a [url="href="]href="http://www.jeanoram.com/KINDLECAmarried">Amazon[/url] CA</a><br /><a [url="href="]href="http://www.jeanoram.com/KINDLEAUmarried">Amazon[/url] AU</a><br /><a [url="href="]href="http://www.jeanoram.com/KOBOCAmarried">Kobo[/url] CA</a><br /><a [url="href="]href="http://www.jeanoram.com/GOOGLEmarried">Google[/url] Play</a><br /><a [url="href="]href="http://www.jeanoram.com/NOOKmarried">B&amp;N</a><br[/url] /><a [url="href="]href="http://www.jeanoram.com/IBOOKSmarried">iBooks</a></p>[/url]

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The Story Behind the Story: Champagne and Lemon Drops 5 Years Later

  Posted by Jean Oram , 07 March 2018 · 108 views

[b][img]https://s.w.org/images/core/emoji/2.4/72x72/1f381.png[/img][img]https://s.w.org/images/core/emoji/2.4/72x72/1f381.png[/img][url="https://s.w.org/images/core/emoji/2.4/72x72/1f381.png"]https://s.w.org/images/core/emoji/2.4/72x72/1f381.png[/url] Happy Birthday Champagne and Lemon Drops–the Book that Started it All! [url="https://s.w.org/images/core/emoji/2.4/72x72/1f381.pnghttps://s.w.org/images/core/emoji/2.4/72x72/1f381.pnghttps://s.w.org/images/core/emoji/2.4/72x72/1f381.png"]https://s.w.org/images/core/emoji/2.4/72x72/1f381.pnghttps://s.w.org/images/core/emoji/2.4/72x72/1f381.pnghttps://s.w.org/images/core/emoji/2.4/72x72/1f381.png[/url][/b]

Champagne and Lemon Drops is the first book I ever published and originally it was the book that started off the Blueberry Springs series–over half a million readers have read this book! Read on to find out what the title means and why this book was published when it was.
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[b][url="https://s.w.org/images/core/emoji/2.4/72x72/1f498.png"]https://s.w.org/images/core/emoji/2.4/72x72/1f498.png[/url] Sometimes the best boyfriend is still your ex. [url="https://s.w.org/images/core/emoji/2.4/72x72/1f498.png"]https://s.w.org/images/core/emoji/2.4/72x72/1f498.png[/url][/b]
Champagne and Lemon Drops breaks a lot of romance rules which either delights or disappoints readers. It’s a story of heartbreak and happily ever afters–because sometimes the best ones are those you have to work hard to get. Want a taste? Start with the throat-clutching opening scene and [url="http://www.jeanoram.com/books/blueberry-springs/champagne-lemon-drops/"]read a sneak peek right here on my site![/url] Or, if you prefer audio, [url="http://www.jeanoram.com/books/audiobooks/"]check out Cris Dukehart’s amazing reading[/url] of this whirlwind book.
[b]Insider Sneak Peek…[/b]
An author friend, Cali MacKay, encouraged me to try publishing my romance novels independently–that means instead of finding a publisher, we individually pay for all of the costs up front for creating and publishing a book. We have complete control and dictate everything from covers to who we hire as an editor. It’s no small task!
At that time, Champagne and Lemon Drops felt like it was the closest to ready and I wanted to publish something soon as my mom was terminally ill. She was a visual artist and a great supporter of mine, and therefore I wanted her to see my first book out in the world before her time came. So on March 7th, 2013, I hit publish. And the rest is history. The author bug bit me big time! I’ll be releasing book 20 this month which is the fifth anniversary of the publication date of Champagne and Lemon Drops!
[b]Did you know Champagne and Lemon Drops was almost published as Caviar and Lemon Drops?[/b] Why lemon drops? Let me tell you a story…
I grew up in a small town of 100 people and my best friend lived just down the street–because everything in town was just down the street! (The hamlet is still only 3 blocks long.) As a kid, both of my grandfathers had passed on. (One before I was born and one when I was 2.) My friend lived right next door to her grandfather who I also saw as my own, and his house backed on to the hamlet’s playground. When we’d be out in the playground and see him in the yard, we’d go “rob him” as he always had candies in his pockets. Chiclets (gum) and lemon drop candies were his favourite.
Well, as a kid I had a real sweet tooth and rarely got candy so even though those lemon drops were often covered with pocket lint they were the best candies ever! And so in the book I decided to write that in:[quote]
“Oz is a lemon drop, Beth. Everyone loves a lemon drop, even when it’s covered in lint”[/quote]And so there’s part of the title, too. Oz is a lemon drop. And Nash, the other hero, is champagne:[quote]
“Nash is an acquired taste, like champagne. Not everyone likes champagne, but it gives an elegant impression.”[/quote]So? Which do you prefer? Lemon drops or champagne? Tell me in the comment section below!
[i]Want more insider sneak peeks into the Blueberry Springs books? (Discover another secret just-about-happened title for Champagne and Lemon Drops!) [url="http://www.facebook.com/groups/jeanoramfans"]Check out my Jeanster reader group on Facebook where I dish out more about this book as well as the other Blueberry Springs books![/url]
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[i][b]Walk down memory lane…[/b][/i]
The original cover (2013-2015 by Cali MacKay–is it GORGEOUS or what!) and then the cover I created for it when I moved it from book 1 in the series to simply a companion to the series (2015-2018):
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Cover Reveal for Tequila and Candy Drops! (And how I stole from myself.)

  Posted by Jean Oram , 06 March 2018 · 87 views

<h3><img src="[url="https://s.w.org/images/core/emoji/2.4/72x72/1f382.png"]https://s.w.org/images/core/emoji/2.4/72x72/1f382.png[/url]" alt="🎂" class="wp-smiley" style="height: 1em; max-height: 1em;" /><img [url="src="]src="https://s.w.org/images/core/emoji/2.4/72x72/1f382.png"[/url] alt="🎂" class="wp-smiley" style="height: 1em; max-height: 1em;" /><img [url="src="]src="https://s.w.org/images/core/emoji/2.4/72x72/1f382.png"[/url] alt="🎂" class="wp-smiley" style="height: 1em; max-height: 1em;" /> Happy Birthday Blueberry Springs! <img [url="src="]src="https://s.w.org/images/core/emoji/2.4/72x72/1f382.png"[/url] alt="🎂" class="wp-smiley" style="height: 1em; max-height: 1em;" /><img [url="src="]src="https://s.w.org/images/core/emoji/2.4/72x72/1f382.png"[/url] alt="🎂" class="wp-smiley" style="height: 1em; max-height: 1em;" /><img [url="src="]src="https://s.w.org/images/core/emoji/2.4/72x72/1f382.png"[/url] alt="🎂" class="wp-smiley" style="height: 1em; max-height: 1em;" /></h3>
<p>Tequila and Candy Drops! The last book written in the series, but the first book I wrote! What? How can that be? Read on to find out.</p>
<p><a href="[url="http://www.jeanoram.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/03/TequilaCandyDrops_JeanOram.png"]http://www.jeanoram.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/03/TequilaCandyDrops_JeanOram.png[/url]"><img class="wp-image-4441 aligncenter" [url="src="]src="http://www.jeanoram.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/03/TequilaCandyDrops_JeanOram.png"[/url] alt="" width="528" height="443" /></a></p>
<p><strong><img src="[url="https://s.w.org/images/core/emoji/2.4/72x72/1f495.png"]https://s.w.org/images/core/emoji/2.4/72x72/1f495.png[/url]" alt="💕" class="wp-smiley" style="height: 1em; max-height: 1em;" /> The best boyfriends are worth the risk <img [url="src="]src="https://s.w.org/images/core/emoji/2.4/72x72/1f495.png"[/url] alt="💕" class="wp-smiley" style="height: 1em; max-height: 1em;" /></strong></p>
<p>Tequila and Candy Drops is a best friends romance with a twist–the hero is super afraid of commitment and a night together has unforeseen consequences that put them both on the path to sorting out what they mean to each other–and fast! But these two have been friends forever and there is nobody else they’d rather be with… <a href="[url="http://www.jeanoram.com/books/blueberry-springs/tequila-candy-drops/"]http://www.jeanoram.com/books/blueberry-springs/tequila-candy-drops/[/url]">Read a sneak peek right here on my site!</a></p>
<p>I think this is one of my favourite covers of them all–although I do have to admit that I love each and every one of them. However, I love this one even though the woman on the cover reminds me of a woman I know who drives me a little nuts with her bragging!</p>
<p><strong>Insider Sneak Peek…</strong></p>
<p>Not quite eleven years ago I was working as a high school librarian and I had the summer off with my three-year-old daughter (and husband who still works in schools). One fine August day I giggled to myself as an idea hit me. I was going to write a novel. A romance! I loved Helen Fielding’s and Meg Cabot’s books and I wanted to write something funny (and heart-wrenching) like theirs. And so I did. I wrote Critical Point of Balance which featured best friends Todd and Nicola. But Tequila and Candy Drops isn’t quite that book. You can hear all about how I stole from myself in this video…</p>
<p><iframe src="[url="https://www.youtube.com/embed/f3kuzTqO5mk"]https://www.youtube.com/embed/f3kuzTqO5mk[/url]" width="560" height="315" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen="allowfullscreen"></iframe></p>
<p>You can also read more insider sneak peeks in<a href="[url="http://www.facebook.com/groups/jeanoramfans"]http://www.facebook.com/groups/jeanoramfans[/url]"> my Jeanster reader group on Facebook.</a></p>
<p><em><strong>Walk down memory lane…</strong></em></p>
<p>The original cover I created in 2016:</p>
<p><a href="[url="http://www.jeanoram.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/04/6-01.png"]http://www.jeanoram.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/04/6-01.png[/url]"><img class="alignnone size-medium wp-image-3436" [url="src="]src="http://www.jeanoram.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/04/6-01-211x300.png"[/url] alt="Tequila and Candy Drops romance Blueberry Springs by Jean Oram" width="211" height="300" [url="srcset="]srcset="http://www.jeanoram.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/04/6-01-211x300.png[/url] 211w, [url="http://www.jeanoram.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/04/6-01.png"]http://www.jeanoram.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/04/6-01.png[/url] 515w" sizes="(max-width: 211px) 100vw, 211px" /></a></p>

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Happy Birthday Blueberry Springs: Vodka and Chocolate Drops Cover Reveal

  Posted by Jean Oram , 05 March 2018 · 71 views

<h3><img src="[url="https://s.w.org/images/core/emoji/2.4/72x72/1f370.png"]https://s.w.org/images/core/emoji/2.4/72x72/1f370.png[/url]" alt="🍰" class="wp-smiley" style="height: 1em; max-height: 1em;" /><img [url="src="]src="https://s.w.org/images/core/emoji/2.4/72x72/1f370.png"[/url] alt="🍰" class="wp-smiley" style="height: 1em; max-height: 1em;" /><img [url="src="]src="https://s.w.org/images/core/emoji/2.4/72x72/1f370.png"[/url] alt="🍰" class="wp-smiley" style="height: 1em; max-height: 1em;" /> Happy Birthday Blueberry Springs! <img [url="src="]src="https://s.w.org/images/core/emoji/2.4/72x72/1f370.png"[/url] alt="🍰" class="wp-smiley" style="height: 1em; max-height: 1em;" /><img [url="src="]src="https://s.w.org/images/core/emoji/2.4/72x72/1f370.png"[/url] alt="🍰" class="wp-smiley" style="height: 1em; max-height: 1em;" /><img [url="src="]src="https://s.w.org/images/core/emoji/2.4/72x72/1f370.png"[/url] alt="🍰" class="wp-smiley" style="height: 1em; max-height: 1em;" /></h3>
<p>Do you have a favourite cover of all the new ones revealed so far? Today we have Vodka and Chocolate Drops–the book that nearly did me in as a writer!</p>
<p><a href="[url="http://www.jeanoram.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/03/VodkaChocolateDrops_JeanOram.png"]http://www.jeanoram.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/03/VodkaChocolateDrops_JeanOram.png[/url]"><img class="alignnone size-full wp-image-4442" [url="src="]src="http://www.jeanoram.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/03/VodkaChocolateDrops_JeanOram.png"[/url] alt="" width="940" height="788" /></a></p>
<p><strong><img src="[url="https://s.w.org/images/core/emoji/2.4/72x72/1f389.png"]https://s.w.org/images/core/emoji/2.4/72x72/1f389.png[/url]" alt="🎉" class="wp-smiley" style="height: 1em; max-height: 1em;" /> The best boyfriends come bearing chocolate! <img [url="src="]src="https://s.w.org/images/core/emoji/2.4/72x72/1f389.png"[/url] alt="🎉" class="wp-smiley" style="height: 1em; max-height: 1em;" /></strong></p>
<p>Vodka and Chocolate Drops is a best friends romance. Amber Thompson believes she doesn’t deserve the love of her best friend Officer Scott Malone. But then…something changes her mind and guess what? She’s got some changes to make in her life if she wants to claim the love she’s always secretly wanted but has been too afraid to claim. How’s she going to do it? <a href="[url="http://www.jeanoram.com/books/blueberry-springs/vodka-chocolate-drops/"]http://www.jeanoram.com/books/blueberry-springs/vodka-chocolate-drops/[/url]">Read a sneak peek right here on my site!</a></p>
<p><strong>Insider Sneak Peek…</strong></p>
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<p>I started writing Vodka and Chocolate Drops years before it was published under the title Getting Through. (It completed all levels (you have to get a certain number of marks from readers for it to proceed) in an online writing contest on WEbook which felt pretty good at the time!)</p>
<p>I was inspired by a Sheryl Crow song (<a href="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c7UaBkP6TgQ">It Don’t Hurt</a>) where a woman destroys the house she shared with her ex. Well, if you’ve read Vodka and Chocolate Drops you’ll see some of that inspiration right there on the pages. Originally, Amber destroyed the entire house like in the song. But early readers thought that was a bit…too much…especially since she lived in that same house! (Details, details…) So things changed a bit but<a href="[url="http://www.jeanoram.com/books/blueberry-springs/vodka-chocolate-drops/"]http://www.jeanoram.com/books/blueberry-springs/vodka-chocolate-drops/[/url]"> you can read that sneak peek where she destroys stuff</a>. (Enjoy!) You can also read more insider sneak peeks in<a [url="href="]href="http://www.facebook.com/groups/jeanoramfans">[/url] my Jeanster reader group on Facebook.</a> It’s a private group, but all readers are welcome.</p>
<p><em><strong>Walk down memory lane…</strong></em></p>
<p>The original cover I created in 2015 is below. I definitely like the new one by Najla Qamber best:</p>
<p><a href="[url="http://www.jeanoram.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/04/5-01.png"]http://www.jeanoram.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/04/5-01.png[/url]"><img class="alignnone size-medium wp-image-3435" [url="src="]src="http://www.jeanoram.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/04/5-01-211x300.png"[/url] alt="Vodka and Chocolate Drops romance Blueberry Springs by Jean Oram" width="211" height="300" [url="srcset="]srcset="http://www.jeanoram.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/04/5-01-211x300.png[/url] 211w, [url="http://www.jeanoram.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/04/5-01.png"]http://www.jeanoram.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/04/5-01.png[/url] 515w" sizes="(max-width: 211px) 100vw, 211px" /></a></p>

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Sweet Treats Cover Reveal (All About Cupid!)

  Posted by Jean Oram , 04 March 2018 · 99 views

<h3><img src="[url="https://s.w.org/images/core/emoji/2.4/72x72/1f370.png"]https://s.w.org/images/core/emoji/2.4/72x72/1f370.png[/url]" alt="🍰" class="wp-smiley" style="height: 1em; max-height: 1em;" /><img [url="src="]src="https://s.w.org/images/core/emoji/2.4/72x72/1f370.png"[/url] alt="🍰" class="wp-smiley" style="height: 1em; max-height: 1em;" /><img [url="src="]src="https://s.w.org/images/core/emoji/2.4/72x72/1f370.png"[/url] alt="🍰" class="wp-smiley" style="height: 1em; max-height: 1em;" /> Happy Birthday Blueberry Springs! <img [url="src="]src="https://s.w.org/images/core/emoji/2.4/72x72/1f370.png"[/url] alt="🍰" class="wp-smiley" style="height: 1em; max-height: 1em;" /><img [url="src="]src="https://s.w.org/images/core/emoji/2.4/72x72/1f370.png"[/url] alt="🍰" class="wp-smiley" style="height: 1em; max-height: 1em;" /><img [url="src="]src="https://s.w.org/images/core/emoji/2.4/72x72/1f370.png"[/url] alt="🍰" class="wp-smiley" style="height: 1em; max-height: 1em;" /></h3>
<p>Today’s cover reveal is for the Valentine’s Day box set, book 4, Sweet Treats.</p>
<p><a href="[url="http://www.jeanoram.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/03/SweetTreats_JeanOram.png"]http://www.jeanoram.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/03/SweetTreats_JeanOram.png[/url]"><img class=" wp-image-4440 aligncenter" [url="src="]src="http://www.jeanoram.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/03/SweetTreats_JeanOram.png"[/url] alt="" width="544" height="456" /></a></p>
<p><strong><img src="[url="https://s.w.org/images/core/emoji/2.4/72x72/1f498.png"]https://s.w.org/images/core/emoji/2.4/72x72/1f498.png[/url]" alt="💘" class="wp-smiley" style="height: 1em; max-height: 1em;" /> Cupid chooses the best boyfriends! <img [url="src="]src="https://s.w.org/images/core/emoji/2.4/72x72/1f498.png"[/url] alt="💘" class="wp-smiley" style="height: 1em; max-height: 1em;" /></strong></p>
<p>And that he does! Three short stories to whet your appetite and warm your heart. I think my favourite part of all the stories are the marriage proposals Nicola gets while trying to put on an event for the small town of Blueberry Springs. Which story is your favourite? <a href="[url="http://www.jeanoram.com/books/blueberry-springs/blueberry-springs-valentines-day-short-story-romance-collection/"]http://www.jeanoram.com/books/blueberry-springs/blueberry-springs-valentines-day-short-story-romance-collection/[/url]">Read a sneak peek right here on my site!</a></p>
<p><strong>Insider Sneak Peek…</strong></p>
<p>I was asked by some fellow writers if I wanted to write a short story to go into a box set we’d share with our readers. Something lighthearted and fun. I said yes! Please! So in October of 2014 I sat in a marina on the west coast and dreamed of Valentine’s Day. Why a marina? I was out sailing with my dad and he was hosting a Thanksgiving event for other sailors. (In Canada we celebrate Thanksgiving in October.) I’d sailed out to the marina with him and my brother, through thick fog. We passed jelly fish and other marine animals, settling into a quiet little marina nestled among the islands with float planes and ferries the only way onto the small island (if you were without your own boat).</p>
<p>The group of us authors ensured we wrote Cupid into each of our stories and while readers read the box set, Cupid on the Loose, they got to find Cupid in each story.</p>
<p><em>Want more insider sneak peeks into the Blueberry Springs books? <a href="[url="http://www.facebook.com/groups/jeanoramfans"]http://www.facebook.com/groups/jeanoramfans[/url]">Check out my Jeanster reader group on Facebook.</a> Everyone’s welcome!</em></p>
<p><em><strong>Walk down memory lane…</strong></em></p>
<p>The original cover (2015) is on the left and then the newer cover I created later in the year (2015-2018). Since the box set contains three short stories (I decided to write two more after writing Vodka and Chocolate Hearts which was for the multi-author anthology), I also created covers for each of those books as well (I used to sell each story separately as well, but no longer do):</p>
<p><a href="[url="http://www.jeanoram.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/01/sweettreats131kwhite.jpg"]http://www.jeanoram.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/01/sweettreats131kwhite.jpg[/url]"><img class="size-medium wp-image-1502 alignleft" [url="src="]src="http://www.jeanoram.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/01/sweettreats131kwhite-187x300.jpg"[/url] alt="Sweet Treats" width="187" height="300" [url="srcset="]srcset="http://www.jeanoram.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/01/sweettreats131kwhite-187x300.jpg[/url] 187w, [url="http://www.jeanoram.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/01/sweettreats131kwhite-640x1024.jpg"]http://www.jeanoram.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/01/sweettreats131kwhite-640x1024.jpg[/url] 640w, [url="http://www.jeanoram.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/01/sweettreats131kwhite-100x160.jpg"]http://www.jeanoram.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/01/sweettreats131kwhite-100x160.jpg[/url] 100w, [url="http://www.jeanoram.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/01/sweettreats131kwhite-150x240.jpg"]http://www.jeanoram.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/01/sweettreats131kwhite-150x240.jpg[/url] 150w, [url="http://www.jeanoram.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/01/sweettreats131kwhite-200x320.jpg"]http://www.jeanoram.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/01/sweettreats131kwhite-200x320.jpg[/url] 200w, [url="http://www.jeanoram.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/01/sweettreats131kwhite-300x480.jpg"]http://www.jeanoram.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/01/sweettreats131kwhite-300x480.jpg[/url] 300w, [url="http://www.jeanoram.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/01/sweettreats131kwhite-450x720.jpg"]http://www.jeanoram.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/01/sweettreats131kwhite-450x720.jpg[/url] 450w, [url="http://www.jeanoram.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/01/sweettreats131kwhite-600x960.jpg"]http://www.jeanoram.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/01/sweettreats131kwhite-600x960.jpg[/url] 600w, [url="http://www.jeanoram.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/01/sweettreats131kwhite.jpg"]http://www.jeanoram.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/01/sweettreats131kwhite.jpg[/url] 781w" sizes="(max-width: 187px) 100vw, 187px" /></a><a [url="href="]href="http://www.jeanoram.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/04/4.png"><img[/url] class="alignnone size-medium wp-image-3434" [url="src="]src="http://www.jeanoram.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/04/4-200x300.png"[/url] alt="Sweet Treats romance Blueberry Springs by Jean Oram" width="200" height="300" [url="srcset="]srcset="http://www.jeanoram.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/04/4-200x300.png[/url] 200w, [url="http://www.jeanoram.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/04/4.png"]http://www.jeanoram.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/04/4.png[/url] 451w" sizes="(max-width: 200px) 100vw, 200px" /></a></p>

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Cover Reveal for Eggnog and Candy Canes

  Posted by Jean Oram , 03 March 2018 · 122 views

<h3><img src="[url="https://s.w.org/images/core/emoji/2.4/72x72/1f381.png"]https://s.w.org/images/core/emoji/2.4/72x72/1f381.png[/url]" alt="🎁" class="wp-smiley" style="height: 1em; max-height: 1em;" /><img [url="src="]src="https://s.w.org/images/core/emoji/2.4/72x72/1f381.png"[/url] alt="🎁" class="wp-smiley" style="height: 1em; max-height: 1em;" /><img [url="src="]src="https://s.w.org/images/core/emoji/2.4/72x72/1f381.png"[/url] alt="🎁" class="wp-smiley" style="height: 1em; max-height: 1em;" /> Happy Birthday Blueberry Springs! <img [url="src="]src="https://s.w.org/images/core/emoji/2.4/72x72/1f381.png"[/url] alt="🎁" class="wp-smiley" style="height: 1em; max-height: 1em;" /><img [url="src="]src="https://s.w.org/images/core/emoji/2.4/72x72/1f381.png"[/url] alt="🎁" class="wp-smiley" style="height: 1em; max-height: 1em;" /><img [url="src="]src="https://s.w.org/images/core/emoji/2.4/72x72/1f381.png"[/url] alt="🎁" class="wp-smiley" style="height: 1em; max-height: 1em;" /></h3>
<p>It’s the 5th birthday of the beloved Blueberry Springs series and today we’re revealing the cover for book 3, Eggnog and Candy Canes.</p>
<p><a href="[url="http://www.jeanoram.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/03/EggnogAndCandyCanes_JeanOram.png"]http://www.jeanoram.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/03/EggnogAndCandyCanes_JeanOram.png[/url]"><img class=" wp-image-4439 aligncenter" [url="src="]src="http://www.jeanoram.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/03/EggnogAndCandyCanes_JeanOram.png"[/url] alt="" width="553" height="463" /></a></p>
<p><strong><img src="[url="https://s.w.org/images/core/emoji/2.4/72x72/1f498.png"]https://s.w.org/images/core/emoji/2.4/72x72/1f498.png[/url]" alt="💘" class="wp-smiley" style="height: 1em; max-height: 1em;" /> Sometimes enemies make the best boyfriends! <img [url="src="]src="https://s.w.org/images/core/emoji/2.4/72x72/1f498.png"[/url] alt="💘" class="wp-smiley" style="height: 1em; max-height: 1em;" /></strong></p>
<p>Eggnog and Candy Canes is a shorter novel full of laughs and heartwarming moments as Blueberry Springs celebrates Christmas. And Katie gets snowed in at the hospital with her enemy–Dr. Nash Leham! This is a fun romp about two opposites finding mutual ground and, of course, falling in love along the way. Haven’t fallen in love with this story yet? <a href="[url="http://www.jeanoram.com/books/blueberry-springs/eggnog-candy-canes/"]http://www.jeanoram.com/books/blueberry-springs/eggnog-candy-canes/[/url]">Read a sneak peek right here on my site!</a> (Warning! You’ll want to read the whole book!)</p>
<p><strong>Insider Sneak Peek…</strong></p>
<p>This is the story that was in the Naughty and Nice box set with 10 other wonderful romance authors. Our box set hit #11 on the New York Times bestsellers list during release week in November 2014.</p>
<p><em>Want more insider sneak peeks into the Blueberry Springs books? (Find out where I wrote Eggnog and Candy Canes–you’ll never guess where!) <a href="[url="http://www.facebook.com/groups/jeanoramfans"]http://www.facebook.com/groups/jeanoramfans[/url]">Check out my Jeanster reader group on Facebook.</a> Everyone’s welcome!</em></p>
<p><em><strong>Walk down memory lane…</strong></em></p>
<p>The original cover (2014-2015) is the first cover I ever created (on the left) and then the new cover I created a year later (2015-2018):</p>
<p><a href="[url="http://www.jeanoram.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/11/EggnogCandyCanes36K.jpeg"]http://www.jeanoram.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/11/EggnogCandyCanes36K.jpeg[/url]"><img class=" wp-image-954 alignleft" [url="src="]src="http://www.jeanoram.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/11/EggnogCandyCanes36K.jpeg"[/url] alt="Eggnog and Candy Canes: A Blueberry Springs Christmas Novella" width="194" height="291" [url="srcset="]srcset="http://www.jeanoram.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/11/EggnogCandyCanes36K.jpeg[/url] 200w, [url="http://www.jeanoram.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/11/EggnogCandyCanes36K-100x150.jpeg"]http://www.jeanoram.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/11/EggnogCandyCanes36K-100x150.jpeg[/url] 100w, [url="http://www.jeanoram.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/11/EggnogCandyCanes36K-150x225.jpeg"]http://www.jeanoram.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/11/EggnogCandyCanes36K-150x225.jpeg[/url] 150w" sizes="(max-width: 194px) 100vw, 194px" /></a><a [url="href="]href="http://www.jeanoram.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/09/eggnog121k.jpg"><img[/url] class=" wp-image-1659" [url="src="]src="http://www.jeanoram.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/09/eggnog121k-200x300.jpg"[/url] alt="Eggnog and Candy Canes free romance April 2016." width="194" height="291" [url="srcset="]srcset="http://www.jeanoram.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/09/eggnog121k-200x300.jpg[/url] 200w, [url="http://www.jeanoram.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/09/eggnog121k-683x1024.jpg"]http://www.jeanoram.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/09/eggnog121k-683x1024.jpg[/url] 683w, [url="http://www.jeanoram.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/09/eggnog121k-100x150.jpg"]http://www.jeanoram.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/09/eggnog121k-100x150.jpg[/url] 100w, [url="http://www.jeanoram.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/09/eggnog121k-150x225.jpg"]http://www.jeanoram.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/09/eggnog121k-150x225.jpg[/url] 150w, [url="http://www.jeanoram.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/09/eggnog121k-300x450.jpg"]http://www.jeanoram.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/09/eggnog121k-300x450.jpg[/url] 300w, [url="http://www.jeanoram.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/09/eggnog121k-450x675.jpg"]http://www.jeanoram.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/09/eggnog121k-450x675.jpg[/url] 450w, [url="http://www.jeanoram.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/09/eggnog121k-600x900.jpg"]http://www.jeanoram.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/09/eggnog121k-600x900.jpg[/url] 600w, [url="http://www.jeanoram.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/09/eggnog121k-900x1350.jpg"]http://www.jeanoram.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/09/eggnog121k-900x1350.jpg[/url] 900w, [url="http://www.jeanoram.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/09/eggnog121k.jpg"]http://www.jeanoram.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/09/eggnog121k.jpg[/url] 1080w" sizes="(max-width: 194px) 100vw, 194px" /></a></p>

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Cover Reveal for Rum and Raindrops!

  Posted by Jean Oram , 02 March 2018 · 117 views

<h3><img src="[url="https://s.w.org/images/core/emoji/2.4/72x72/1f382.png"]https://s.w.org/images/core/emoji/2.4/72x72/1f382.png[/url]" alt="🎂" class="wp-smiley" style="height: 1em; max-height: 1em;" /><img [url="src="]src="https://s.w.org/images/core/emoji/2.4/72x72/1f382.png"[/url] alt="🎂" class="wp-smiley" style="height: 1em; max-height: 1em;" /><img [url="src="]src="https://s.w.org/images/core/emoji/2.4/72x72/1f382.png"[/url] alt="🎂" class="wp-smiley" style="height: 1em; max-height: 1em;" /> Happy Birthday Blueberry Springs! <img [url="src="]src="https://s.w.org/images/core/emoji/2.4/72x72/1f382.png"[/url] alt="🎂" class="wp-smiley" style="height: 1em; max-height: 1em;" /><img [url="src="]src="https://s.w.org/images/core/emoji/2.4/72x72/1f382.png"[/url] alt="🎂" class="wp-smiley" style="height: 1em; max-height: 1em;" /><img [url="src="]src="https://s.w.org/images/core/emoji/2.4/72x72/1f382.png"[/url] alt="🎂" class="wp-smiley" style="height: 1em; max-height: 1em;" /></h3>
<p>It’s the 5th birthday of the beloved Blueberry Springs series and today we’re revealing the cover for book 2, Rum and Raindrops.</p>
<p><a href="[url="http://www.jeanoram.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/03/RumRaindrops_JeanOram.png"]http://www.jeanoram.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/03/RumRaindrops_JeanOram.png[/url]"><img class=" wp-image-4435 aligncenter" [url="src="]src="http://www.jeanoram.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/03/RumRaindrops_JeanOram.png"[/url] alt="" width="535" height="449" /></a></p>
<p><strong><img src="[url="https://s.w.org/images/core/emoji/2.4/72x72/1f498.png"]https://s.w.org/images/core/emoji/2.4/72x72/1f498.png[/url]" alt="💘" class="wp-smiley" style="height: 1em; max-height: 1em;" /> Sometimes the best boyfriend is the most unexpected one! <img [url="src="]src="https://s.w.org/images/core/emoji/2.4/72x72/1f498.png"[/url] alt="💘" class="wp-smiley" style="height: 1em; max-height: 1em;" /></strong></p>
<p>This is a sweet romance about falling in love with the man you shouldn’t. Haven’t read it? <a href="[url="http://www.jeanoram.com/books/blueberry-springs/rum-raindrops/"]http://www.jeanoram.com/books/blueberry-springs/rum-raindrops/[/url]">Read a sneak peek right here on my site!</a></p>
<p><strong>Insider Sneak Peek:</strong> Even though Rum and Raindrops was the third book I published, it was actually one of the first ones I wrote! I even submitted it to Harlequin. (They didn’t feel it fit their line. Maybe it was too funny? Ha ha!)</p>
<p>Want more insider sneak peeks into the Blueberry Springs books? <a href="[url="http://www.facebook.com/groups/jeanoramfans"]http://www.facebook.com/groups/jeanoramfans[/url]">Check out my Jeanster reader group on Facebook.</a> Everyone’s welcome!</p>
<p><em><strong>Walk down memory lane…</strong></em></p>
<p>The original cover (2014-2015) created by an author friend (on the left) and then a cover I created (2015-2018):</p>
<p><a href="[url="http://www.jeanoram.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/11/RumandRaindrops250K.jpg"]http://www.jeanoram.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/11/RumandRaindrops250K.jpg[/url]"><img class="alignnone wp-image-1020" [url="src="]src="http://www.jeanoram.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/11/RumandRaindrops250K-208x300.jpg"[/url] alt="" width="196" height="282" [url="srcset="]srcset="http://www.jeanoram.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/11/RumandRaindrops250K-208x300.jpg[/url] 208w, [url="http://www.jeanoram.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/11/RumandRaindrops250K-711x1024.jpg"]http://www.jeanoram.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/11/RumandRaindrops250K-711x1024.jpg[/url] 711w, [url="http://www.jeanoram.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/11/RumandRaindrops250K-100x143.jpg"]http://www.jeanoram.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/11/RumandRaindrops250K-100x143.jpg[/url] 100w, [url="http://www.jeanoram.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/11/RumandRaindrops250K-150x215.jpg"]http://www.jeanoram.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/11/RumandRaindrops250K-150x215.jpg[/url] 150w, [url="http://www.jeanoram.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/11/RumandRaindrops250K-200x287.jpg"]http://www.jeanoram.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/11/RumandRaindrops250K-200x287.jpg[/url] 200w, [url="http://www.jeanoram.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/11/RumandRaindrops250K-300x431.jpg"]http://www.jeanoram.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/11/RumandRaindrops250K-300x431.jpg[/url] 300w, [url="http://www.jeanoram.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/11/RumandRaindrops250K-450x647.jpg"]http://www.jeanoram.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/11/RumandRaindrops250K-450x647.jpg[/url] 450w, [url="http://www.jeanoram.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/11/RumandRaindrops250K-600x863.jpg"]http://www.jeanoram.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/11/RumandRaindrops250K-600x863.jpg[/url] 600w, [url="http://www.jeanoram.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/11/RumandRaindrops250K-900x1295.jpg"]http://www.jeanoram.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/11/RumandRaindrops250K-900x1295.jpg[/url] 900w" sizes="(max-width: 196px) 100vw, 196px" /></a><a [url="href="]href="http://www.jeanoram.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/04/2-01.png"><img[/url] class="alignnone wp-image-3432" [url="src="]src="http://www.jeanoram.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/04/2-01-211x300.png"[/url] alt="Rum and Raindrops romance Blueberry Springs by Jean Oram" width="204" height="290" [url="srcset="]srcset="http://www.jeanoram.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/04/2-01-211x300.png[/url] 211w, [url="http://www.jeanoram.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/04/2-01.png"]http://www.jeanoram.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/04/2-01.png[/url] 515w" sizes="(max-width: 204px) 100vw, 204px" /></a></p>

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NetGalley Review Copy Available: The Surprise Wedding

  Posted by Jean Oram , 01 March 2018 · 72 views

<p><a href="[url="http://www.jeanoram.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/04/2-The-Surprise-Wedding-01.png"]http://www.jeanoram.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/04/2-The-Surprise-Wedding-01.png[/url]"><img class="size-medium wp-image-3416 alignleft" [url="src="]src="http://www.jeanoram.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/04/2-The-Surprise-Wedding-01-199x300.png"[/url] alt="The Surprise Wedding romance Veils and Vows by Jean Oram" width="199" height="300" [url="srcset="]srcset="http://www.jeanoram.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/04/2-The-Surprise-Wedding-01-199x300.png[/url] 199w, [url="http://www.jeanoram.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/04/2-The-Surprise-Wedding-01.png"]http://www.jeanoram.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/04/2-The-Surprise-Wedding-01.png[/url] 435w" sizes="(max-width: 199px) 100vw, 199px" /></a><strong>Do you like to review books?</strong> Do you have an account on NetGalley? A read-and-review copy of <em>The Surprise Wedding</em> is available during the month of March as part of my Blueberry Springs 5-year birthday celebration!</p>
<p>That’s right! I’ve partnered with the always fabulous Kobo online bookstore to bring this book to reviewers via the NetGalley site.</p>
<p>Want to know more? Readers can join NetGalley for free–authors pay for the spot on the site. Readers then choose the book they’re interested in reading and reviewing and agree that in exchange for the free read-and-review copy of The Surprise Wedding they will post an honest review online.</p>
<p><strong><em>Why do authors pay for this service? Don’t we get enough reviews from readers?</em></strong></p>
<p>Great questions! Reviews can be difficult to come by, believe it or not. Reviews take time and often readers feel that they don’t know what to say.</p>
<p>What to say? Don’t sweat it! Reviews don’t have to be long or fancy. Sometimes the best, and most helpful reviews are short and simply share what the reader thought of the book. Did it make you cry? Laugh? Did it surprise you? Think of what you’d tell a friend about the book and write it down. That’s a review!</p>
<p><strong><em>Why do reviews matter?</em> </strong></p>
<p>Reviews help readers decide whether to give a book a try or not. They also show that others are indeed reading that book! (And therefore worthy of consideration.) As well, often book promotion sites where authors apply to have their books listed require that books have a certain number of reviews.</p>
<p>And so that’s why we authors <em>LOVE</em> reviews so much!</p>
<p>Interested in giving The Surprise Wedding and NetGalley a try? <a href="[url="https://www.netgalley.com/catalog/book/133562"]https://www.netgalley.com/catalog/book/133562[/url]">You can find the book here.</a></p>
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Blueberry Springs is Five! Cover reveal!

  Posted by Jean Oram , 01 March 2018 · 80 views

<h2>Happy Birthday Blueberry Springs! <img src="[url="https://s.w.org/images/core/emoji/2.4/72x72/1f388.png"]https://s.w.org/images/core/emoji/2.4/72x72/1f388.png[/url]" alt="🎈" class="wp-smiley" style="height: 1em; max-height: 1em;" /><img [url="src="]src="https://s.w.org/images/core/emoji/2.4/72x72/1f388.png"[/url] alt="🎈" class="wp-smiley" style="height: 1em; max-height: 1em;" /><img [url="src="]src="https://s.w.org/images/core/emoji/2.4/72x72/1f388.png"[/url] alt="🎈" class="wp-smiley" style="height: 1em; max-height: 1em;" /></h2>
<p>It’s been five wonderful years since I published my first book which was in the Blueberry Springs series. Time has flown and the years have been filled with publishing 19 books, making AMAZING reader friends as well as author friends.</p>
<p>To celebrate I’ve commissioned all new covers for my Blueberry Springs books–all 7! (Plus two box sets.) Today I’m revealing the cover for Whiskey and Gumdrops–a book that originally was book 2 in the series but is now book 1.</p>
<p><a href="[url="http://www.jeanoram.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/03/WhiskeyGumdrops_JeanOram.png"]http://www.jeanoram.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/03/WhiskeyGumdrops_JeanOram.png[/url]"><img class="wp-image-4428 aligncenter" [url="src="]src="http://www.jeanoram.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/03/WhiskeyGumdrops_JeanOram.png"[/url] alt="" width="533" height="447" /></a></p>
<p>Whiskey and Gumdrops is a best friends romance about a small town waitress with big dreams and a best friend whose love scares her. You can <a href="[url="http://www.jeanoram.com/books/blueberry-springs/whiskey-and-gumdrops/"]http://www.jeanoram.com/books/blueberry-springs/whiskey-and-gumdrops/[/url]">read a sneak peek</a> of the book right here on my site if you haven’t dived into it already.</p>
<p>Insider Sneak Peek in the creation of Whiskey and Gumdrops: While writing this book I fell behind on its release schedule (by about 5 months) as my mom was terminally ill and we were moving house and communities. This book taught me to write anywhere, anytime. I wrote in the ER, I wrote in vehicles when my 2-year-old fell asleep on a drive. (I’d park, pull out my computer and write until he woke up again.)</p>
<p>Want more insider sneak peeks into the books? <a href="[url="http://www.facebook.com/groups/jeanoramfans"]http://www.facebook.com/groups/jeanoramfans[/url]">Check out my Jeanster reader group on Facebook.</a> Everyone’s welcome!</p>
<p><em><strong>Walk down memory lane…</strong></em></p>
<p>The original cover (2013-2015) created by an author friend (on the left) and then a cover I created (2015-2018):</p>
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Happy Valentine’s Day!

  Posted by Jean Oram , 14 February 2018 · 97 views

<p>If you’re not a member of <a href="[url="http://www.facebook.com/groups/jeanoramfans"]http://www.facebook.com/groups/jeanoramfans[/url]">my private reader group on Facebook</a> or on <a [url="href="]href="http://www.jeanoram.com/freebook">my[/url] newsletter</a> you’re missing out on the chance to be my valentine today! Join them both for a chance to win valentines treats from me!</p>
<p>But in the meantime, here’s another way to win as a reader–two great Valentine’s sweet romances to warm your heart today.</p>
<p>Enjoy!</p>
<p>P.S. Scroll to the bottom to find out how this romance author spends her Valentine’s Day!</p>
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<p><a href="[url="http://www.jeanoram.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/02/Candy-Kisses.jpg"]http://www.jeanoram.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/02/Candy-Kisses.jpg[/url]"><img class="wp-image-4414 alignleft" [url="src="]src="http://www.jeanoram.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/02/Candy-Kisses.jpg"[/url] alt="" width="225" height="338" /></a></p>
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<p><strong>Purchase Jean C. Gordon’s book–on sale today for only $1.49: </strong><a href="[url="http://amzn.to/2EtVB5G"]http://amzn.to/2EtVB5G[/url]">Purchase on Amazon.</a><br /><em><br />Candy Price is tired. Tired of blind dates, tired of Albany, New York, and tired of her overbearing boss. So, she decides to help her landlord—witty, gorgeous Mike Wheeler—find a new woman. The result is a contest where the winner takes all…but will the winner be Candy as she begins to fall for Mike?</em></p>
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<p><strong>Preorder Isabella Thorne’s sweet regency about falling for the man you shouldn’t for only $0.99 today (the price goes up to $2.99 on release day so preordering is where it’s at!): </strong><a href="[url="http://amzn.to/2CkH2LP"]http://amzn.to/2CkH2LP[/url]">Purchase on Amazon</a></p>
<p><em>Lady Eleanor Hawthorne never planned on falling in love with a Firthley. The Hawthornes and the Firthleys have been enemies since before Lady Eleanor was born, but when her sleigh is stranded in the snow she cannot bring herself to forget her handsome rescuer, even when she realizes he is David Firthley… </em></p>
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<p>So how am I spending the romantic holiday of February 14th this year? I’m driving teenagers through a snowstorm to a trivia tournament! Yup! I’m hanging out with the smart kids, because nothing says romance like a little fun and games. <img src="[url="https://s.w.org/images/core/emoji/2.4/72x72/1f609.png"]https://s.w.org/images/core/emoji/2.4/72x72/1f609.png[/url]" alt="😉" class="wp-smiley" style="height: 1em; max-height: 1em;" /> Bet you thought I was going to be looking soulfully into my husband’s eyes over candlelight tonight! LOL. Maybe next year. I hope you have a wonderful day! Thanks for reading.</p>

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