Monday, 6 January 2014

Spotlight with a $100 Amazon GC #Giveaway: The Cowboys of Chance Creek by Cora Seton


Today the spotlight shines on The Cowboys of Chance Creek by Cora Seton. Cora will be awarding a $100 Amazon GC to a randomly drawn commenter during the tour so make sure to leave a comment.

BLURB:

The Cowboys of Chance Creek Box Set, Books 1 – 3

Ethan Cruz, Jamie Lassiter and Rob Matheson have been friends since they were kids, and they’re about to get each other in a whole lot of trouble—women trouble, that is. When a practical joke kicks off a series of romances, the Cowboys of Chance Creek will never be the same.

Includes:

The Cowboy’s E-Mail Order Bride (Book 1)

When Ethan Cruz finds himself with an e-mail order bride he never asked for, he’s ready to send her right back where she came from—just as soon as he gets to know her a little better. When Autumn Leeds answers a plea for a modern mail-order bride for a cowboy, it sounds like the story of the century, but when she reaches Montana, she’s surprised to find Ethan’s the perfect cowboy husband-to-be. Against her better judgment, her plan to keep her handsome groom at arm’s length while she writes a scathing article on the subject disintegrates into a night of passion spent in his arms.

Ethan knows he can’t keep playing this game – he has to come clean with Autumn and tell her the truth; about the practical joke and about the state of his ranch. Autumn’s in bigger trouble than ever. Not only has she fallen in love with the subject of her exposé – she might be carrying his child. Can she trust a man she’s just met when she knows too well that men always let you down?

Can a love based on lies last?

The Cowboy Wins a Bride (Book 2)

All Jamie Lassiter wants is to marry his best friend’s sister and settle down for the rest of his life in Chance Creek. He’s saved his money, bought into the Cruz Guest Ranch and he’s ready for that wedding, but Claire Cruz is nowhere to be found. Claire’s too busy leaving Montana behind to care about cowboys or their wedding plans. She’s got plans of her own – a trip around the world. She’ll go as soon as she buys her tickets and she doesn’t care if she ever sees Chance Creek again.

Desperate to change Claire’s mind, Jamie proposes a bet: give him six weeks to convince her to marry him. If he can’t, he’ll pay for her round-the-world tickets himself. Claire can wait six weeks if it means free tickets and a chance to get a little revenge on a man who once broke her heart. She’s got only one stipulation: Jamie can’t touch or flirt with her – or any other woman – while the bet is on.

Now Jamie’s on the run from a bevy of cowboy-groupie ranch guests, and Claire’s learning she cares about the ranch – and Jamie – more than she dreamed possible.

Maybe it’s time to lose that bet. As long as Jamie loses it first.

The Cowboy Imports a Bride (Book 3)

Rob Matheson doesn’t know how much longer he can keep up the tough-guy act. As his buddies get married one by one, he’s left with the sinking feeling he lost more than his dreams when he traded them for a thick skin. Now Rob’s father has issued a challenge – he’ll give 200 acres to the first of his four sons to wed. Could this be a chance to become the man he really wants to be?

Morgan Tate’s worked for years to climb the ladder to a top job at Cassidy Wineries, but Duncan Cassidy, the boss’ son, always stands in her way. Now he’s issued an ultimatum; marry him or he’ll make sure she never works in the wine industry again..

Rob offers Morgan a proposition – marry him and split the land. Now they’ve got sixty days to fall in love, and a passel of family and friends determined to keep them apart. Will it take the biggest practical joke of all to convince the world – and themselves – that they’re truly meant to be man and wife?


 Now Available – The Cowgirl Ropes a Billionaire (Book 4)

Bella Chatham will lose everything – her veterinary practice, her animal shelter, and even her home – if she can’t find another source of income, fast. So when her best friend signs her up for the hot new reality television show, Can You Beat a Billionaire, Bella accepts the challenge and hopes against hope she can win the ten million dollar prize. If she doesn’t, it’s bye-bye pet clinic and shelter, bye-bye Chance Creek, Montana, and hello to marriage to the billionaire for a year!

Evan Mortimer, billionaire, can’t believe he’s reduced to competing in a television contest to win a wife. Unfortunately, it’s the only foolproof way to secure his position as head of Mortimer Innovations. At least he’ll be able to dump his “spouse” at the end of the year; he’s much too busy to be tied down to a country bumpkin cowgirl.

As the contests heat up, so do the sparks between the contestants. Will either of them remember in time that it’s not who wins or who loses – it’s how they play the game that really counts?


Excerpt:

From: The Cowboy’s E-Mail Order Bride

The man before her was ten times more handsome than he was in his video, and that was saying a lot. Dark hair, blue eyes, a chiseled jaw with just a trace of manly stubble. His shoulders were broad and his stance radiated a determination she found more than compelling. This was a man you could lean on, a man who could take care of the bad guys, wrangle the cattle, and still sweep you off your feet.

“Ethan, aren’t you going to say hello to your fiancée?” One of the other men stuck out his hand. “I’m Rob Matheson. This is Cab Johnson and Jamie Lassiter. Ethan here needed some backup.”

Rob was blonde, about Ethan’s size, but not nearly so serious. In fact, she bet he was a real cut-up. That shit-eating grin probably never left his face. Cab was larger than the others – six foot four maybe, powerfully built. He wore a sheriff’s uniform. Jamie was lean but muscular, with dark brown hair that fell into his eyes. They had the easy camaraderie that spoke of a long acquaintance. They probably knew each other as kids, and would take turns being best man at each other’s weddings.

Her wedding.


AUTHOR Bio and Links:

Cora Seton loves cowboys, country life, gardening, bike-riding, and lazing around with a good book. Mother of four, wife to a computer programmer/eco-farmer, she ditched her California lifestyle eight years ago and moved to a remote logging town in northwestern British Columbia.

Like the characters in her novels, Cora enjoys old-fashioned pursuits and modern technology, spending mornings transforming a neglected one-acre lot into a paradise of orchards, berry bushes and market gardens, and afternoons writing the latest Chance Creek romance novel on her iPad mini. Visit http://www.coraseton.com to read about new releases, contests and other cool events!




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21 comments:

  1. thanks for the chance at the giveaway! i've read the first book and looking forward to reading the next books.

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  2. I'm looking forward to reading the books.

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  3. Who doesn't love a sexy cowboy ?!
    Excerpts are great !
    TY for the chance.
    <3

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  4. This collection of stories looks amazing! Love steamy cowboys. ^_^ Thank you so much for sharing with us, can't wait to check them out!

    cloud.weaver.girl AT gmail DOT com

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  5. Everyone of these stories sound great. I love the sound of them.

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  6. I love cowboy stories. Congrats on your books and your amazing lifestyle!!

    elaineblack777(at)gmail(dot)com

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  7. Thanks for hosting my blog tour today! Book five in the series - The Sheriff Catches a Bride - is due out on Sunday!

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    1. You're welcome. Congratulations on your upcoming release.

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  8. Sounds like a fun assortment!

    vitajex(at)Aol(dot)com

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  9. The books look good. Thank you for the giveaway chance.
    Lorimeehan 1 at aol dot com

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  10. I read The cowboy Wins a Bride and will definitely be reading the other books in the series! I can't wait to get started. I'm almost there on my tbr list.

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  11. Hi Cora...You write on your iPad Mini? That strikes me as unusual. It doesn't seem like it would be easy to write with.
    capefearlibn at gmail dot com

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  12. Great excerpts and hot cow boys Nana.

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  13. Great sounding stories.

    marypres(AT)gmail(DOT)com

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  14. Thanks for sharing the excerpts! I am really enjoying the first book in the series so far and I can't wait to see more from Ms. Seton! COWBOYS RULE!!! lol ;p

    ~ Maida (maida-cool[at]hotmail[dot]com)
    Literary Love Affair 

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  15. These sound like great reads!!
    Thanks for the chance to win!
    natasha_donohoo_8 at hotmail dot com

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  16. Enjoyed the author's bio: wish I still had that sense of adventure that wld propel me to a new country! Way to live your dreams Cora!

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