Thursday, August 27, 2009

Sunflower Serenade and Giveaway

Welcome to the blog book tour for Tricia Goyer's latest fiction release, SUNFLOWER SERENADE.

About Sunflower Serenade: A small-town summer...

The days are long and lazy, the corn is high, the sunflowers are in bloom, and everyone in Bedford is gearing up for the biggest event of the summer: the annual county fair. But when a Nashville music producer approaches Bob about using Heather Creek Farm to film a country star's new music video, he and Charlotte are faced with a dilemma. Will they allow the glamour and enticements of big-city life to encroach upon their peaceful home? Will the excitement of celebrity drown out the simple joys of summer?

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.

Pattie's Review:

I have enjoyed reading this book. Tricia captures the essence of the small town (and I've lived in very small towns as a pastor's wife for 14 of the 18 years I've been married), focusing primarily on the positives, but also pointing out a few of the negatives when tension is needed.

The dichotomy between the small-town fair and city life is just fun to read! The Nashville folks on the farm! Funny! San Diego Jordan learning about chores and Sam's new life, very good! And the fair....mmmm....I can smell the corn dogs and elephant ears now! (Which makes me really excited we're going to the Minnesota State Fair in a few weeks!)

All in all, a fun, sweet read with plenty of spunk and fun and love.

I will be giving away my copy of the book because I think it should be read during these last dog days of summer, while it's still fair season! So please leave a comment with a way to contact you and your favorite fair food, and I'll draw a winner Sunday.

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. Enter the contest here:

Link to buy book:
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)

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1 comment:

Carole said...

This is such a sweet series and I really enjoy the aspects of small-town America and family values. Thank you so much for the chance to win a copy of Sunflower Serenade.

cjarvis [at] bellsouth [dot] net