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Tuesday, July 23, 2013

Christmas in July ~ July 24 - July 31

Once a year is not enough for Christmas and Winter Holiday decorations, movies, books and stories. Please join our authors as we post our Holiday book titles, share recipes & decorating, and discuss movies.

Maybe the fire is a bit much for our snow-people, but we want to get everyone in the mood for our Holiday books! 

And what would Christmas or the Holidays be without gifts?  Here are some presents we hope you will enjoy.
Click on the link beside the titles you want and grab a free read from our authors. 
Christmas Dessert Decadence (recipes): Smashwords 
Give it All You've Got by Linda Swift: PublishingbyRJV 
The Cattlemen's Ball  by Celia Yeary: PublishingbyRJV
Last Assignment by Les Williams: PublishingbyRJV
Death at the Whistling Swan by John D. Nesbitt: PublishingbyRJV
O'Halloran's Hell by Adrian Scott: PublishingbyRJV 
Deirdre by Miriam Newman: Smashwords 
The Trouble With Fishing by Rebecca J. Vickery: Smashwords Use Coupon Code: JD93E

New Additions to Gifts:
The Twelve Days of Christmas by Linda Swift: 
Smashwords Use Coupon Code: XU33S [Sat & Sun only]
Let Nothing You Dismay by Linda Swift
Smashwords Use Coupon Code: BD95D [Mon & Tue only]

Please be sure to check within the comments as authors and followers will be adding links to other freebies, participating blogs, and fun links as well. Tell all your friends (and enemies too)! Beat the heat and think "Christmas in July"! 


  1. I'd like to be the first to wish everyone an early Merry Christmas. If I can be in a holiday mood here in hot, humid Gulf Coast Florida, I'm sure anyone can!
    I have two Christmas themed books availabe from PbRJV through Amazon. (More about these romance novels later on this blog. Meanwhile, if you would like to take a look, here are the links:
    http://www.amazon.com/s/ref=nb_sb_noss?url=search-alias%3Dstripbooks&field-keywords=The+Twelve+Days+of+Christmas+by+Linda+Swift and http://www.amazon.com/s/ref=nb_sb_noss?url=search-alias%3Dstripbooks&field-keywords=Let+Nothing+You+Dismay+by+Linda+Swift

  2. I have three Christmas books that are a tad spicy, but definitely fun! See three links for each below. Enjoy your Christmas in July!!! *g*

    A Christmas Vow: novella
    (paperback) http://www.amazon.com/A-Christmas-Vow-Laura-Shinn/dp/1449923437/ref=sr_1_2?ie=UTF8&qid=1374728405&sr=8-2&keywords=A+Christmas+vow
    (Kindle) http://www.amazon.com/A-Christmas-Vow-ebook/dp/B0058UVXDK/ref=tmm_kin_title_0?ie=UTF8&qid=1374728405&sr=8-2

    Underneath the Mistletoe: novelette
    (ebook) https://www.smashwords.com/books/view/66073
    (Kindle) http://www.amazon.com/Underneath-the-Mistletoe-ebook/dp/B0055LHHSM/ref=sr_1_1?s=digital-text&ie=UTF8&qid=1374728632&sr=1-1&keywords=Underneath+the+Mistletoe

    The Hands of Time: novelette
    (ebook) https://www.smashwords.com/books/view/66078
    (Kindle) http://www.amazon.com/The-Hands-of-Time-ebook/dp/B0055LHING/ref=sr_1_5?s=digital-text&ie=UTF8&qid=1374728796&sr=1-5&keywords=The+Hands+of+Time


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