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Saturday, May 15, 2010

Love Finds You in Golden, New Mexico


I’ve read two books in the Love Finds You series, and each one has been a real treat. Lena Nelson Dooley’s Love Finds You in Golden, New Mexico has a special meaning to me because for many years, I lived just over the mountain from this location. As I read this delightful book, the Wild West came to life for me again, along with sweet memories of the breathtaking scenery. But the best part about the book is its heartwarming story of love, redemption, and forgiveness. There is a huge surprise in this book, one that kept me on the edge of my seat waiting for the “other shoe to drop.” I was not disappointed when another twist came along, making the road to Golden a pleasurable journey indeed.

Here's the story: All that glitters is not gold. It’s 1890, and Golden, New Mexico, is a booming mining town where men far outnumber women. So when an old, wealthy miner named Philip Smith finds himself in need of a nursemaid, he advertises for a mail-order bride—despite the protests of his young friend Jeremiah. Philip’s ad is answered by Madeline Mercer, a lovely woman hoping to escape a perilous situation back East. Though Madeline arrives in town under a cloud of suspicion, she’s able to win over Philip—and gradually Jeremiah himself. But will the secrets she left behind follow her to Golden and tarnish her character beyond redemption?

Lena Nelson Dooley has written more than twenty-five works of fiction and nonfiction. She and her husband, James, have two daughters, four grandchildren, and one great-grandchild. They make their home in Texas.

If you would like to win a copy of Love Finds You in Golden, New Mexico, leave a comment and your email address, and I'll have a drawing on May 29. Such drawings are illegal in some places. It is YOUR responsibility to know the laws in your area and refrain from entering if it's a no-no there. Also, if you do not leave your email address, your name will not be in the drawing.

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16 Comments:

Blogger Ann Lee Miller said...

Oooh, ooh, I'd love to read one of Lena Nelson Dooley's books. I've not yet had the pleasure.

Warmly,
Ann Lee Miller
Ann_Lee_Miller@msn.com

May 15, 2010 at 9:07 PM  
Blogger kellie said...

I would love a chance to win this book.This is a good interview
God bless
Kellie
kellielovesanthony@gmail.com

May 15, 2010 at 9:13 PM  
Blogger Michelle V said...

I would love this one! Please enter me.

Blessings
Michelle V
m.vasquez[at]grandecom[dot]net

May 15, 2010 at 9:17 PM  
Blogger Janet said...

I would love to read this book! I've not had the pleasure of reading Lena Nelson Dooley yet! Her reviews have been awesome!
Thanks,
Janet
janet at janetstreasures dot com

May 15, 2010 at 10:03 PM  
Blogger K said...

This book sounds amazing! I really like the "Love Finds You..." books and Lena Nelson Dooley's books too! :)
Please enter me!
Kim
lonebanana(at)msn(dot)com

May 15, 2010 at 10:57 PM  
Blogger Lourdes said...

Yes please, I would love to be entered,thank you!

Lourdes11743[at]gmail[dot]com

May 16, 2010 at 7:36 AM  
Blogger Carole said...

I'm not familiar with the setting of Lena's book, so I would read it. Thank you for the chance to win a copy.

cjarvis [at] bellsouth [dot] net

May 16, 2010 at 4:53 PM  
Blogger Ann Shorey said...

I'd love to read Lena's book. She's a gracious and lovely woman.
Thanks for offering the book.
annshorey [at] msn [dot] com

May 16, 2010 at 6:39 PM  
Blogger Wendy said...

I really enjoy Lena's books. I have read one other of the Love Finds you books and liked it so I am excited to read more.
wsmarple/at/gmail/dot/com

May 16, 2010 at 9:13 PM  
Blogger Jackie said...

I've never read any of Lena Nelson Dooney's books. Thanks for introducing her. I'd also like to enter your contest. Thanks.

May 16, 2010 at 9:33 PM  
Blogger Rachel said...

I'd love to read about Golden. I read about Lena's activities on Facebook.
Rachel
rkulp000@centurytel.net

May 16, 2010 at 10:50 PM  
Blogger Patricia said...

Lena is one of my favorite authors. She truly gives her characters believable depth. Please enter me for her Love finds me book. pgrau (dot) ggi (at) gmail (dot) com

May 17, 2010 at 12:04 AM  
Blogger Patti Shene said...

Sounds like my kind of story. I'd love to win this book! Please enter me in the contest.

patgonzales(at)arkvi(dot)com

May 17, 2010 at 2:09 AM  
Blogger Lisa said...

Please enter me in the drawing for Love Finds You in Golden, New Mexico. I enjoy reading Inspirational Historical Fiction. Thank you for writing.
Lisa Nelson

May 17, 2010 at 12:05 PM  
Blogger remnant reminscences said...

Would love a chance to win this one. Beautiful cover!

ldneuhof at hotmail dot com

May 22, 2010 at 5:29 PM  
Blogger Emily said...

I've read almost all the other Love finds you books and they're really good! It's fun to learn about the different towns across America!

emilykenseth@hotmail.com

May 27, 2010 at 2:02 PM  

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