April Tea Party winners: DEBUT author PEGG THOMAS's signed copy of The Pony Express Romance Collection is Bree Herron, Angela Couch's book,Carla Gade's, Carrie Fancett Pagels' "Tea Shop Folly" goes to Faith, Denise Weimer's print winner of WITCH is Connie Saunders, Joan Hochstetler, Debra E. Marvin Betti Mace wins ebook ,

Friday, October 28, 2016

October Tea Party - New Releases



Ladies, welcome to our October Tea Party, held today in the The General Phillip Schuyler House, set in the breathtaking Saratoga National Historical Park in upstate New York. I do hope you ladies did not have difficulty traversing the countryside to get here. If your gallant consorts assisted you by carriage, please let them know they may join the other gentlemen in the Dining room where they are sipping on punch.



But come sit by the fire here and warm your toes. We have both tea and coffee—the patriotic drink, of course—and an abundance of fresh biscuits and desserts provided by our lovely hosts.

Please let your eyes take in the exquisite English creamware, so popular in both England and America during the late 1700's.



This beautiful country estate of General Schuyler is actually the rebuilt home, following the savage burning of the original by British General John Burgoyne in October of 1777. General Schuyler loved his country refuge so much that he immediately began rebuilding. The home was restored in just 29 days in November of 1777. He managed to salvage much of the original glass, hinges, nails, and locks from the burned wreckage.

Although General Schuyler had a mansion in Albany, his spirits were refreshed by this home in the lovely countryside, situated to the west of the capital city.

"My hobby horse has long been a country life; I dismounted once with reluctance, and now saddle him again...and hope to canter him on to the end of the journey of life." General Phillip Schuyler, November 1777

(Thanks to Christine Valosin, Curator at Saratoga National Historical Park, for the photos)

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New Releases


Saratoga Letters by Elaine Marie Cooper
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It is 1777. The Battle of Saratoga, a turning point of the Revolutionary War, encourages the American Continental Army with their first great victory. But there seemed little to celebrate for one patriotic woman forced to nurse wounded British soldiers right in their war camp. Thrust into deception by a cruel Loyalist uncle, Abigail is forced to lie in order to survive, all the while dealing with fears that challenge her faith. Danger stalks her everywhere, yet her salvation springs from an unexpected source.

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 Two hundred years later, on the anniversary of the Battle of Saratoga, thousands arrive from Europe and the United States to celebrate the event—including descendants from the war. One young American, Abby, meets another offspring of a British soldier. When her life is threatened, Abby turns to the only person she knows at the event—her British ally. Can she trust him with her life? Or will he betray her in the same way Loyalist spies betrayed her ancestors? Perhaps letters from long ago will reveal the truth. 

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Author Bio:

Award winning author Elaine Marie Cooper is the author of Saratoga Letters, Fields of the Fatherless, Bethany’s Calendar and the historical trilogy called the Deer Run Saga. She has been captivated by the history of the American Revolution since she was young. She grew up in Massachusetts, the setting for many of her historical novels.

Her upcoming release is Legacy of Deer Run (CrossRiver Media, Dec, 2016), Book 3 in the Deer Run Saga.

Elaine is gifting one paperback copy of Saratoga Letters to someone who comments on this blog. Be sure to leave your email address. 

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"Requilted with Love" by Carrie Fancett Pagels in The Blue Ribbon Brides Collection (Barbour Publishing) 
Michigan State Fair, 1889
Mistaken identity leads Grant Bentley to help Sarah Richmond with her quilt display at the state fair. But when he learns she has lost two fiancés to accidents, can he dare tell her of his real job as a balloonist or will the revelation of danger cause her to flee from their developing romance?

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Carrie's Maggie award finalist in Romance Novellas, "The Substitute Bride," is part of the O' Christmas Town collection (Forget Me Not Romances). Available in ebook only from Amazon.
Bio – Carrie Fancett Pagels, Ph.D. Carrie Fancett Pagels is a multi-published award-winning author of Christian historical romance. Twenty-five years as a psychologist didn't "cure" her overactive imagination! She resides with her family in the Historic Triangle of Virginia, which is perfect for her love of history. Carrie loves to read, bake, bead, and travel – but not all at the same time!   

Carrie Fancett Pagels’ newsletter link https://www.facebook.com/Carrie-Fan...

Giveaways: A paperback copy of Blue Ribbon Brides and an ebook copy of the O' Little Town of Christmas collection (or winner's choice of a paperback copy of The Substitute Bride)! 

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Gina Welborn also has a novella in The Blue Ribbon Brides collection, entitled "Altered Hearts."  
Turner County Fair,  South Dakota, 1908

Reba Diehl dreams of opening her own tailor and millinery shop in the city, and winning at the county fair encourages her to take the leap. She thinks she can leave behind farm life ant the farmer, who'd always thought they'd marry. But has she underestimated Levi Webber -- and her own heart?
Bio:   Gina Gina Marie Welborn worked for a news radio station until she fell in love with writing romances. She's the author of ten inspirational romances, including “All’s Fair” in ECPA-bestselling Lassoed by Marriage Romance Collection. She serves on the ACFW Foundation Board by helping raise funds for scholarships. A lifetime member of the National Corvette Museum, she helped form the Southwest Oklahoma Corvette Club. Gina lives with her pastor husband, three of their five children, several rabbits and guinea pigs, and a dog that doesn't realize rabbits and pigs are edible.      

WEBSITE      www.ginawelborn.com   

FACEBOOK (author) https://www.facebook.com/ginawelbor...     
TWITTER http://twitter.com/gina_welborn (@gina_welborn)   

Facebook Party: Be sure to go by the Colonial Quills New Release Facebook Party Friday October 28th from 6-8 Eastern Time for more fun and giveaways (click here to attend.)





153 comments:

  1. I loved the Blue Ribbon Brides and The O'Christmas Town collections! I just got Saratoga Letters and look forward to reading it.
    Good luck to everyone who enters!
    *Don't enter my name*

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    1. Good day, ANDREA! So glad you enjoyed our stories! Come have some tea with me!

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    2. So happy you could join our party, Andrea, and delighted that you are reading our novels! Do sip some tea or coffee and visit with us for a bit on this lovely autumn day.

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    3. Nice to have you visit, Andrea!

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  2. So happy to be here. The fire is so delightful. I'll take some of the coffee.

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    1. A true American! The tea service and coffee are coming around now! Great to see you here, BECKY! Love your gown!

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    2. Becky! We are honored to have you here. Enjoy your coffee and relax a bit by the fire!

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  3. I just finished Blue Ribbon Brides and loved this collection. I look forward to reading Saratoga Letters. Thank you for the lovely party.
    leliamae54(at)aol(dot)com
    Can't wait for the party.

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    1. Hi LUCY!!! I am so glad you enjoyed BRB! I sure enjoyed bringing Sarah and Grant to life! Do you want honey or sugar cubes for your tea?

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    2. So happy you arrived safely, dear Lucy. Come warm your toes by the fire and enjoy the party!

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    3. Hi, Lucy! Welcome to the party!!! How nice to hear you enjoyed reading Blue Ribbon Brides. :-)

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  4. Congratulations on your new releases, Elaine, Carrie, and Gina! Well done, ladies!

    I'm Elizabeth Howard, and I've just time enough to stop by for one last visit before I must embark for France. I did hope that General Carleton could join me, but, alas, General Washington sent him back to the Shawnee to negotiate their neutrality in the current war, and he could not delay.

    Thank you for the invitation to join you by the fire. It feels so wonderfully warm after the chill outside. And I'd so love a cup of coffee and one of those lovely desserts--thank you very much!

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    1. Ah, another true American! Coffee service coming right now! Miss Howard, Welcome!!! Thank you for your kind words and we are praying for your safety and General Washington's!

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    2. Thank you so much for the coffee and your prayers, Ms. Carrie!

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    3. Ah, your dear General off again on another dangerous mission. We are saddened to hear that but grateful you could join us for the party. And you are so kind to comment on our recent novels. I hope they are a gentle distraction from your worry over General Carleton. Here is a selection of our desserts to help sustain your strength.

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    4. Oh my, what an adventurous life you lead!

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  5. Just dropping in for a moment. I'd love a coffee, please. I wanted to be one of the first to congratulate all of you on your new books. So very excited to be a part of it all.

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    1. This must be American day! Thanks BETTI for your kind words! We have a lovely coffee from the Caribbean and sugar from there, too. You look lovely in that color!

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    2. Welcome, dear Betti! Thank you for your wonderful words of encouragement and do make yourself at home here.

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    3. Thank you, Betti, for stopping in!

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  6. Good morning, lovely ladies! What a gorgeous place and the trees are so beautiful! Everyone looks so lovely!

    Congratulations on your releases, ladies! All the stories are wonderful! And so are the authors!!

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    1. Dear Regina, where would authors be without faithful readers such as yourself? We thank you and hope you can sit for a bit by the fire!

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  7. Good morning ladies...what a beautiful home. Thank you Abigail, Sarah and Reba, I so enjoy these tea parties and a chance to visit with everyone. Ah, the fire looks so inviting after that rather long, chilly carriage ride from Maryland, my husband has joined the gentlemen in the dinning room. A cup of tea by the fire sounds heavenly, thank you.

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    Congratulations Carrie, Elaine and Gina on your releases! I enjoyed each of your stories so much.
    Blessings, Tina

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    1. Years ago I drank coffee but alas, I had to stop as my stomach does not like it and it triggers migraines...so learned to drink herbal teas....sigh

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    2. So sorry you cannot endure the coffee, Mrs. Tina. We'll see if we can slip you a bit of medicinal in your tea to help you, if that would meet your approval. As you know, my father was well schooled in medicinals and taught me much of his wisdom. I hope your husband enjoys visiting the gents in the dining room so that we might enjoy your company as long as possible!

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    3. Miss Abigail that is so considerate of you, yes, please add the medicinal. He is rather shy, but I think he will enjoy himself.

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    4. Oh, Tina, I can't drink coffee anymore either. I feel you pain.

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    5. Miss Reba, there are many of us who are unable to drink coffee.

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  8. Thank you ladies for the lovely invitation to this charming tea party. I have managed to make the long arduous trip from Long Island, NY. A cup of tea would be so appreciated right now. I am parched after the long travels. Congratulations on your new book releases.
    marypopmom (at) yahoo (dot) com
    Maryann

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    1. Dear Maryann, we are honored that you have endured the journey from Long Island! Such a dangerous place to be during this war! We are grateful for your safe arrival. Pray, sit by the fire and we will serve you a lovely cup of tea.

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    2. Thank you, Maryann, for stopping by for a visit and to share our tea.

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  9. Good Morning! It is a gorgeous day for tea. The home is lovely and beautifully decorated. Thank you, Abigail, Sarah and Reba, for ALL your hard work in putting this event together.

    Congratulations Carrie, Elaine and Gina on your releases!

    I would love a cup of tea. I'm looking forward to chatting with you by the cozy fireside.

    Blessings!
    Caryl

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    1. It's lovely to see you, Caryl! Mrs. Schuyler did most of the preparation for this party so I must give homage to her wonderful efforts. Delighted to serve you tea, my dear!

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    2. Thanks, Caryl! Now could you kindly stop hogging the cozy fireside. Brrr...

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  10. I'm delighted to be at this lovely home and learn more about these authors and their historical books. Each sounds like the one I want to read next! I'll have tea with a little honey please. I'm still learning to appreciate coffee.

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    1. Nanny Rae, I so understand the dilemma over appreciating coffee! After all, until the Tea Party in Boston, we all enjoyed our tea immensely. Now coffee must suffice. *SIGH* We so hope you can enjoy our party for as long as possible and be certain to leave your email for us if you would like to entered in the drawing.

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    2. Well, if coffee is sufficing, please do add extra honey and also cream.
      My email is nannyrae2003@yahoo.com
      Thank you so much for your hospitality.

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    3. Oh heavens no! We'd never have a CQ Tea Party without serving TEA!!! NANNYRAE you come sit right over here by me. And I have lovely raw honey for your tea!

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    4. Ms. Gina, it is nice to meet you too!
      And, Whew! Ms. Carrie! I would love to sit beside you and have some tea with raw honey! That's my favorite.

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  11. Yay for the fabulous books! Thank you for the fire - I was a tad chilled. Just some coffee for me please.

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    1. Coffee coming right up, Susan! Welcome to our party! It is a chilly October day, is it not? So happy you have come. Should you wish to be entered in our drawing, please do leave us your email address. :)

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    2. Oh thank you - so friendly of you!
      lattebooksAThotmailDOTcom

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    3. SUSAN, it is nippy in New York, isn't it? Let's pull our chairs closer to the fire!

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  12. I have Elaine's 2 books, but haven't had the chance to read them yet. I would love to read the Blue Ribbon Brides. One of my friends is from Lansing, MI. Would love to read more about his home area.

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    1. I do hope you enjoy my novels, Judy! The books set in Lansing, Michigan sound wonderful! Enjoy your tea.

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    2. Hi JJ! My story is the one set in Lansing, Michigan, 1889 and I had so much fun writing it! I hope you'll get a chance to read all the lovely novellas in the collection!

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  13. Congratulations ladies on your new releases. They all sound wonderful.

    For the drawings I already bought the O Little Town of Christmas collection. I also have already won Saratoga Letters. So please only include me in the drawing for The Blue Ribbon Brides Collection.

    I'm afraid that I'm not a very good patriot as far as my beverage of choice goes since I can't stand coffee. Tea please.

    debbiewilder(at)comcast(dot)net

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    1. No worries, dear Debbie! Tea, it is! :) Thank you for letting us know which book you do not already have. I hope you enjoy them all!

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    2. Welcome, Debbie, and do enjoy the tea!

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    3. Tea lover right here, DEBBIE! hope you are doing well! Have a seat and tell me all about the latest story you have been reading!

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    4. I'm with you Debbie! Tea is for me! ;) Coffee's too bitter and strong! :P But I LOVE black tea! And give me a good cup of roobios or hibiscus any time!!! ;)

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  14. What a beautiful setting in which to enjoy refreshments! I already have Saratoga Letters but would love to read the Blue Ribbon Brides Collection. I have read a number of the Barbour Collections and they are always good reads! Thanks! dixiedobie at yahoo dot com

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    1. CATHY I love Barbour's collections and this is my FIRST one I've published with them, woohoo!!! Thanks for coming by! Tea or coffee?

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    2. I do hope you enjoy "Saratoga Letters," Cathy! Thank you so much for joining our tea party!

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  15. (Chappy Debbie enters)
    Hello everybody! I am so happy to be here today to help celebrate these wonderful authors and their books. I've enjoyed most of these stories...I've yet to read Elaine's Saratoga Letters, so I am hoping to win that signed copy. *fingers crossed*
    Everyone looks so lovely and this is such a beautiful place to have the tea party. I love the warmth of the fire and the wonderful aromas. I would love a cup of coffee to warm up my bones. So, how is everyone doing this fine crisp Fall day?

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    1. Oh dear, I forgot to leave my email address....I must follow the rules.
      debsbunch777(at)gmail(dot)com

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    2. Hello Chappy! It sure is lovely by the fire here. I agree that all the ladies look so pretty.

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    3. Hello Susan....you look lovely today. How are you doing this fine day? Please join me by the fire.

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    4. CHAPPY, as usual you are stunning! Come sit by me. I'm a little fatigued from that trip I took to Williamsburg today. And it is a long ride to New York ;) ;)

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    5. Hello sweet Carrie! Thanks, I would love to join you. You look very lovely as well. Congratulations on your releases!

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    6. Dear Chappy, we are so pleased you could join our party! Sit by the fire and warm yourself.

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    7. Hello Elaine! Thanks so much. Congratulations on your release. The fire is so nice. This place is so beautiful. Great choice to have this lovely tea party.

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    8. Sorry, I had to step away from the fire a minute, I am enjoying being back by the warmth!

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  16. Congratulations, ladies, on your new releases. It took so long to travel from Virginia. I am ready for some tea.

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    1. I must have forgotten to add janetsusan7 at cox dot net. These new-fangled inventions can be so trying.

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    2. Hi Janet! So great to see you today! Since you are a CQ contributor, I am afraid you are not eligible for the giveaways! But I hope you will enjoy your copy of The Blue Ribbon Brides Collection my dear friend and co-leader of Tidewater Christian Fiction Writers!

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    3. Dear Janet, how wonderful you have arrived! Perhaps your fiddle-playing consort will play us a lively tune to get our feet tapping? It would be a lovely addition to our party!

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  17. Congrats on the lovely books! I am sure they are all great. :) Thanks for the invite to the tea. I will gladly take a green tea with no sugar. :) I traveled from southern MI. My email is - Ninjaspy13(at)gmail(dot)com

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    1. A lady after my own heart! Except I add 20th century Sweet n Low to my green tea! I am a Michigander by birth MEGAN! Thanks for coming by!

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    2. Welcome, Megan! Green tea it is to warm yourself!

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  18. Congrats ladies on the new books. I will join the festivities today with my hot chocolate with peppermint creamer. I'm from Texas so Howdy to everyone.
    Jhdwayne(at)peoplepc(dot)com

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    1. And believe it or not, I do have that combination right here for you DEANA! Would you like cow's milk or coconut milk? Howdy back! Or Hey - as we say here in the South!

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    2. Is Texas part of the frontier, dear Deana? I fear I am unfamiliar with such a land. But you are most welcome to our party. I'll be happy to serve you warm chocolate!!

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  19. Congrats on your books, ladies!! I'll have a cup of tea, please!

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    1. LANNA, I already consumed a double English breakfast tea while out to lunch but we do have tea right here for you and goodies! Thanks for coming by!

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    2. Why thank you, Lanna, and do enjoy your tea!

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  20. Congratulations on the new books I have not read them yet. Enjoyed the tour and I will enjoy a cup of tea thank you
    Cmwest48@icloud.com

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    1. CAROLYN, I see the tea-lovers are showing up at tea time in the afternoon! We had mostly American coffee drinkers this morning! Have a seat and take a look at the covers of these beautiful books!

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    2. Carolyn, we hope your journey here was uneventful. Splendid to see you and do enjoy your tea!

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  21. Such a beautiful house and setting!! Thank you for the invitation to this wonderful tea party - I'm a true tea connoisseur and would love a cup of tea and dessert while I enjoy the beauty of Gen. Schuler's home and chatting with other guests!!

    bonnieroof60(at)yahoo(dot)com

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    1. Oh wonderful, Bonnie! We are delighted you have come! It is a beautiful home, is it not?

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    2. Angel BONNIE I didn't know you are a tea connoisseur! I learned something new today about you! Isn't this a fun party?

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    3. Definitely, Elaine - and I love tea, Carrie, hot or cold!! Yes, such a fun party!!

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  22. The Saratoga Letters looks positively thrilling! I've a fondness for Revolutionary tales (among other historical eras).

    Congrats on the releases. To add a bit of ambiance to the party, I'm listening to various tracks on the Ambient Mixer app. Haven't found one that quite matches the setting, but 18th Century Salon comes pretty close.

    I'll be here enjoying my hot chocolate (home made of course!) But I'll gladly help myself to any of the other treats available. ;)

    Ashley_penn(AT)live(DOT)com

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    1. Ashley, you are a woman after my own heart! I have a great fondness for the American Revolutionary era as well. Do sit and enjoy our treats to go along with your hot chocolate. Welcome!

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    2. ASHLEY, thanks for joining us! I'm going around with pie right now. Chocolate torte would go well with hot chocolate! Thanks for your kind words!

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  23. I'd reading Blue Ribbon Brides now to review. Nice to be here with you.

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    1. Forgot my email: haketm at msn dot com.
      THink I'll go make some licoric tea.

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    2. Welcome, Mary! So pleased you made it!

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  24. I'm looking forward to to all the fun. My tea is ready. The covers are beautiful.
    fishingjan(at)aol(dot)com

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    1. Hi JAN! Let's give you a refill on your tea! Barbour does great covers and I know Elaine does a lot to make sure her covers are lovely.

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  25. I'd LOVE to win the Blue Ribbon Brides Collection or The Substitute Bride! :D I also LOVE tea parties! :) That Creamware is GORGEOUS!!! SO fun! Thank you!

    Amada (pronounced: a.m.a.th.a)
    amada_chavezATyahooDOTcom

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    1. So glad you could attend AMADA! Would you like a dinner plate and tea? That creamware is indeed beautiful!!!

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    2. Thank you Carrie! Yes of coarse! :)

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  26. Congrats on your releases Carrie, Elaine, and Gina!! I loved reading 'Saratoga Letters', and look forward to reading my paperback copy of 'The Blue Ribbon Brides Collection'. Having none of Elaine's books in paperback, I'd love to have a paperback copy of 'Saratoga Letters' - thanks for the giveaway opportunities!!

    bonnieroof60(at)yahoo(dot)com

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    1. Hi Angel BONNIE! Great to see you here! Hugs and blessings!

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    2. Hi, Carrie - likewise, hugs and blessings back!!

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    3. Welcome dear Bonnie, and thank you for your kind words!

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  27. Congrats on the new releases, Ladies. Thanks for the great party.
    diannekc8(at)gmail(dot)com

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  28. Beverly Duell-MooreOctober 28, 2016 at 6:08 PM

    Con grats on all the new releases!All the books sounds great!I can't wait to read "Saratoga Letters"! I didn't very far from Saratoga when I was young. Love it up there! duellonlysis@aol.com

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    1. BEVERLY, thanks! That is cool you lived near Saratoga!

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    2. Beverly, it is LOVELY in Saratoga country! I hope that "Saratoga Letters" meets your sweet expectations! Welcome to the party!

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  29. I love the O'Christmas Town collection of stories. Looking forward to reading The Blue Ribbon Brides collection.
    CherylB1987 hotmail DOT com

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    1. Hopefully we can meet up soon and get you your copy, Cheryl! Hugs and blessings!

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  30. I'm enjoying the FB party right now. Come on over and join in! https://www.facebook.com/events/1814420355436207/

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  31. Hi ladies. Congratulations on your new releases. Thanks for the chance to win. The party is a lot of fun so far. I am now going to get something to eat, drink and mingle. I already own the O Christmas Town collection. I would love to win either one of the other two books. Thanks for the chance to win.

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    1. Hi DEBRA! Thanks so much! Best wishes on taking home a party bag with a new book!

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    2. Hello daughter! Welcome to the party! Sit with me near the fire to keep warm. Doesn't everyone look lovely? You look lovely as well.

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    3. Thank you Carrie. Hi mom! I think I will sit near the fire. Thanks for saying I look lovely. You and the ladies look lovely too.

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  32. Quite the party going on. It's so lively.

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    1. It has been delightful but now it is time to end! Great seeing you, Andrea!

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    2. Aye, 'tis quite the social event! Thank you for coming and adding to our joy!

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  33. Wonderful!!! Congratulations on the new releases! :-)

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  34. There's no way to go wrong! All of the new releases look fantastic, and the party is in full swing! Trdivincenzo (at) gmail (dot) com

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    1. Good evening, ladies! First of all, congratulations to all of the authors on their new releases. Hope everyone is having a good time. I'm afraid I've missed most of the party. It looks like it's been lots of fun. The gowns are so beautiful! Don't think I'll need to warm my toes by the fire as today it was a lovely 80° here. I think I'll have a cup of that wonderful coffee and mingle a bit.

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    2. Thank you TERI! With 9 different authors in Blue Ribbon Brides and another 5 in the O' Little Town of Christmas collection, that's a lot of choices!

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    3. Dear Teri and Angi, we are graced by your presence here. 'Tis never to late to attend our party! Welcome.

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  35. The house is beautiful! I'm happy to arrive safely. jarning67(at)hotmail(dot)com

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    1. JOAN, one never knows with the way coach drivers push the horses too hard in these parts! Glad you got here safely! have a seat and I'll pour tea!

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    2. We are so relieved you are here, dear Joan! Do rest from your arduous journey. Tea or coffee?

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  36. Beautiful house, Congrats ladies on your new releases. I would love to have a cup of tea. Looking forward to reading these books

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    1. What a pretty name you have, CHERRILYNN! Have a cuppa and relax by the fire!

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    2. Wonderful to see you at the party, Cherrilynn! We hope you enjoy each of our new releases! Blessings!

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    3. Congrats CHERRILYNN, you won an ebook copy of O' Little Christmas Town ebook collection which, BTW, I mistakenly put in this month's party!

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  37. Well, Chappy needs to head home. This was fun ladies. Congratulations again! I am so excited for all of you! Have a blessed night and may you all get 'home' safely. Hugs and God bless.
    (Chappy leaves with a huge smile on her face)

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    1. Chappy, so wonderful to see you here! Always a pleasure to visit with you!

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  38. Forgot to leave my email. jlytranch at hotmail dot com

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  39. Sorry I missed all the fun... Returning our grandson to his parents after a couple day visit.. I'm certainly enjoying my copy of The Blue Ribbon Brides!
    Congratulations on your new releases!

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  40. What a beautiful house. Hope you all had a fun party. These sound like delightful stories!

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    1. We had a lovely time Andrea! We hope you have an opportunity to read all of our October releases! Blessings.

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  41. Carrie, you know I love your work and look forward to everything you write. mauback55 at gmail dot com

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    1. Congrats, Melanie! You're the winner of Blue Ribbon Brides collection!

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  42. Carrie, you know I love your work and look forward to everything you write. mauback55 at gmail dot com

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  43. I enjoyed the FB party but family obligations prevented me from being there all of the time. Thanks for all of your card work and all of your books sound great!
    Blessings!
    Connie
    cps1950(at)gmail(dot)com

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    1. Dear Connie, we certainly understand family obligations! You were missed. We hope you have a chance to read all of these novels! Blessings

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