Sunday, August 30, 2009

Sunflower Serenade

I am happy to celebrate with all of you the release of Sunflower Serenade, the latest release in Tricia Goyer's wildly popular Home to Heather Creek series.

From the heart of the author:

Dear Reader, Here in Montana we have a yearly event that everyone loves to attend. Folks make sure they're back from vacation for it. Every summer people clear off their calendars, dig out their checkbooks, put on their best pants and head to the county fair.

I was so excited to be able to bring this rural tradition to life in the pages of Sunflower Serenade. While this book is a work of fiction, parts of the story are based on my own family's experiences, such as pig wrestling rodeo going, and attending summer concerts by well-known country music stars.

My all time favorite memory of the fair has to be taking my two-year-old son to see the sheep exhibits. I'll never forget his wide eyed gaze as the sheep's nose nearly touched his. Now that Nathan is fifteen, that moment is a precious memory, one I treasure and replay in my mind every time the fair rolls around.

Enjoy your trip to the county fair through the pages of Sunflower Serenade. See you there!

Tricia Goyer

About the Home to Heather Creek series:
Charlotte Stevenson's world is turned upside down when her daughter, Denise, dies in a tragic car accident. She ran away at eighteen and Charlotte has never forgiven herself. Now, Denise's children, abandoned by their father, are coming from California to live on Heather Creek Farm in Bedford, Nebraska.

Charlotte is uncertain about her ability to care for three grandchildren who are not thrilled to give up the beach and sunshine for snow and farm chores! But she sees a chance to make amends and will do whatever it takes to keep her fragile family together. Feel the courage, strength and commitment of this family as their lives unfold in the Home to Heather Creek series.

Click to buy books. The books come in a series and you can order those at the link. However, if you just want to order Every Sunrise you must call the customer service number (1-800-431-2344). Please include this information in your post!

About Tricia: Tricia Goyer is the author of eighteen fiction and non-fiction books, including Blue Like Play Dough. She won Historical Novel of the Year in 2005 and 2006from ACFW, and was honored with the Writer of the Year award from Mt. Hermon Writer's Conference in 2003. Tricia's book Life Interrupted was a finalist for the Gold Medallion in 2005. Tricia writes magazine articles for publications like Today's Christian Woman and Focus on the Family. Tricia also enjoys speaking. She and her family make their home in Montana.

Contest: Playing on one element of the book - big city entertainers vs. old county fair – the contest for this blog tour is City Girl Goes Country! Share your funniest story (about you or someone you know) about a time when you as the “city girl” goes to the country or “country girl” goes to the city. Click here to enter.

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