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Tea Party Winners: Carla Gade's winner is Becky Dempsey, Andrea Boeshaar's winner Caryl Kane, Gina Welborn's winner Jasmine A., Carrie Fancett Pagels' winners book copy -- Lynda Edwards, teacup and saucer -- Wendy Shoults

Tuesday, March 17, 2015

Cover Reveal - The Lumberjacks' Ball by Carrie Fancett Pagels - SEVEN Blog Hops & Giveaways!

The Lumberjacks' Ball by Carrie Fancett Pagels (April, 2015) The Christy Lumber Camp Series Book #2
Releasing April, 2015!!!

The Lumberjacks' Ball Cover Reveal!!!

The Lumberjacks’ Ball Blurb
A decade after surviving a brutal attack, a mercantile owner’s daughter seeks to begin her life anew in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula. A gifted craftsman wishes to leave his lumberjack life and seeks employment at her new store. When his presence dredges up memories she sought to suppress, she must learn to overcome her demons. Can affection grow between the cabinetmaker and the proprietress of St. Ignace’s newest business? And will they survive to attend The Lumberjacks’ Ball?

Blog Hop & Giveaways!!!

Stop by the SEVEN blogs and leave a comment for a chance to win the grand prize of a basket of surprise goodies!!! Giveaways of Carrie’s books at every blog stop, so leave a comment on each one!!!

Nancee Marchinowski  - Perspectives by Nancee  

Anne Payne - Stuff & Nonsense  

Britney Adams - Buzzing About Books


Kathleen E. Belongia - Lane Hill House  

Debbie Lynne Costello - Sword and Spirit


GIVEAWAY: One copy, winner's choice, to a commenter here to be chosen at random one week from today's posting. CHOOSE from:

1) The Fruitcake Challenge, released September, 2014. This story is Book #1 in The Christy Lumber Camp Series and will soon be having a new cover. It is also part of the Christmas Traditions Series. Endorsements from Serena Miller, Lisa Norato, MaryLu Tyndall, Julie Lessman, and a new one from Jen Turano! On the long list for Book of the Year at Family Fiction! Hit the #1 Spot in Christian Historical Romance in December on Amazon.

2) The Lumberjacks' Ball, pictured above, releasing April, 2015.
Return to Shirley Plantation: A Civil War Romance

3) Return to Shirley Plantation: A Civil War Romance 

God's Provision in Tough Times

4)God’s Provision in Tough Times by Cynthia Howerter and LaTan Murphy, chapter contributed by Carrie. 

5) Watch for an upcoming Cover reveal for my upcoming release Saving the Marquise’s Granddaughter from White Rose/Pelican!

Ebook or paperback copy choice for books 1-5.


6) A Cup of Christmas Cheer from Guidepost Books, hardcover only. 



Or 

7) Family Fiction Anthology of The Story 2014 which includes my award-winning short story “The Quilt Contest”, paperback only.  

International Winners - ebook only of one of books 1-5.

Leave a comment on EACH blog to win a giveaway on that blog. ONE Grand Prize winner will receive a basket of goodies from Carrie. That person needs to leave a comment on EACH one of the Blog Hop stops!!!


Bio 
Carrie FancettPagels, Ph.D., is an award-winning Amazon bestselling author of Christian historical romance. She served as a psychologist for twenty-five years. Carrie lives in the Tidewater Virginia area with her family. When not writing, researching, blogging and enjoying tea, Carrie beads and reads—not necessarily in that order! And she's the administrator of Colonial Quills and Overcoming with God blogs.




103 comments:

  1. Everyone loves a giveaway! This cover reveal makes me want to read the story even more than the review :)
    bettimace at gmail dot com

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    1. Betti, me, too! I'm glad you like Cindy's cover! I told her I needed a little more mature looking heroine, about 27 or 28, and dressed plainly so as not to call a lot of attention to herself.

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    2. She did a wonderful job on the cover.

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  2. Fun cover reveal hop! Can't wait to read this story! :)

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  3. Agh! There I go again forgetting to leave my email address! :) nataliedmonk (at) gmail (dot) com

    Thanks for bringing us this giveaway and cover reveal!

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    1. Hey, Natalie, thanks so much for coming by! I bet I could find you! You are very welcome! It's fun doing these and I'm glad our CQ friends can get to hop by some other lovely blogs!

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  4. Beautiful cover! I can't wait to read about the sparks that will flying in the Christy Lumber Camp.....

    psalm103and138[at]gmail[dot]com

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    1. Sparks might LITERALLY be flying at some point, Caryl!!! Wait till you see!

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  5. Gotta love a heroine with the same name as you ;)


    dbdempsey98(at)gmail(dot)com

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    1. Rebecca, and bless you again for catching that Tom's sister was having a dual identity!!! Her name is now Emily Rebecca and I'm going to use that in one scene in The Lumberjacks' Ball. My great grandmother's name was Rebecca Jane!

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  6. Such a beautiful day for a blog hop party! The cover is beautiful!

    Since I'm Irish there's no pinching allowed!

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    1. It is GORGEOUS here, Regina!!! 72 and I am in my OFFICE AKA the deck on back of the house. Clark is on the trampoline! TY!

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  7. God bless u as u go through your day

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    1. TY, Chris! May God bless you, too! It is gorgeous outside so I'm taking my tea out there in a minute!

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  8. I love cover reveals and am so excited to be sharing yours, Carrie! It's such a wonderful day for celebrating THE LUMBERJACKS' BALL!!

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    1. God bless you, Britney, for being part of the blog hop for The Lumberjacks' Ball!!!

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  9. SO excited for the giveaway :D

    sierrafaith327(at)gmail.com

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    1. Me, too, Sierra! Thanks for coming by to celebrate with me!!!

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  10. I love the cover, I love the blog hop and I am sure I will love this book. Thank you and blessings!
    Connie
    cps1950@gmail.com

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    1. CONNIE, TY, Cynthia found the right picture that really captured Rebecca Jane's essence! Blessings back!

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  11. Thank you for the giveaway !
    mcnuttjem0{at}gmail{dot}com

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  12. I love that your great grandmother's name is Rebecca Jane and you used it in your book ! So special ! I have a Rebecca as well but we spell our daughter's name, Rebekkah . That is my youngest daughter's name. She is the one who was blessed to have grown out of her asthma . Prayers for healing for your son !

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    1. The ladies in the readers group suggested some names and that was my great grandmother's name. I like that spelling, I think it is the Hebrew way, isn't it? So glad she has been healed and thanks for the prayers!

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  13. The cover is beautiful. I look forward to meeting our heroine between the covers, now that I can imagine how she looks! Roth6@comcast.net

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    1. It is SO hard to capture the essence of the heroine but Cynthia found a picture that worked for the cover, PTL! TY for coming by!

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  14. When I click on the link for the Lane Hill House blog the message "Sorry the page you were looking for in this blog doesn't exist" appears. If I do a google search for the page, it comes up but no cover reveal participation appears, that I can find.

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  15. Lovely cover! Looking forward to reading this!

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    1. TY Christy! I hope you will be blessed by the book!

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  16. Love blog hops! Can't wait to read this book!
    CherylB1987@hotmail.com

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    1. CHERYL, me, too! Thanks for hopping by! Hugs!

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  17. All the mentioned books look so good! I enjoy reading Carrie's books and would enjoy reading her new one too :)
    dkstevensneAToutlookD OtCoM

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    1. TY Deanna! I am so glad! This one a little darker but not too much! Blessings!

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  18. Party day for Carrie! What a fun cover reveal. I can't wait to read this one!
    lattebooks at hotmail dot com

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    1. Next to have the book up for purchase and published in April ! TY!

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  19. Love the cover Carrie! Can't wait to read The Lumberjack's Ball

    blessings, Tina
    tfrice(at)comcast(dot)net

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    1. TY TINA! I'm so excited now that it is almost ready to release!!!

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  20. I love stories with a lumberjack theme! Thanks for sharing!

    colorvibrant at gmail dot com

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    1. HEIDI, the only problem with writing these stories for God is that it makes me homesick! TY for coming by!

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  21. Great Northwoods Michigan cover, Carrie! Great work!

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    1. Thanks for participating in the hop, too, NANCEE, and hosting me on your blog! I miss the Northwoods!!! TY!

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  22. It appears the cover model could be a gooood friend! Would love to hear an interview with her ~ a perfect replica of Rebecca Jane!! Looking forward to a week of celebration ~ posting every day!!

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    1. I wonder if ANNE Payne will interview her? Thanks for hosting the cover reveal on your blog NAncee!

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  23. I really like cover of The Lumberjack's Ball Love finding new blogs too! Thanks for sharing! Robin in NC rw620 at aol dot com

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    1. SO glad to have you visit my friends' blogs, Robin! They are all really great blogs, aren't they? Blessings and TY!

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  24. Beautiful new cover! Congratulations, Carrie!

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    1. Thanks, Jen, I've fallen in love with these two flawed characters!

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  25. Hi Carrie. Loved your Blog Hop and a great bunch of bloggers. This book sounds very interesting and I really love the cover. Would love to win it of course but lots of competition. Means it was a big success. Maxie > mac262(at)me(dot)com <

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    1. MAXIE, What would I do without you? You're like the sun coming out behind grey skies! Hugs and TY!

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  26. Love the cover! She looks like a very determined and strong lady! Putting this on my to read list!

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    1. Oh YES, RJ is determined and strong but UH OH God has other plans for her than her own!!!

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  27. So excited about the blog hop and your new book Carrie . The cover is beautiful and it sounds so good . Would love to win . Thanks
    lizd225(at)gmail(dot)com

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    1. Thanks, Liz, this was a lot of fun and the blog hop ladies were very gracious! We'll enter you!

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  28. 7 chances to win on some of my favorite blogs! LOVE IT!

    Many Blessings, Amada (pronounced: a.m.a.th.a)
    amada_chavezATyahooDOTcom

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    1. LOL AMADA! Glad I could make your day and you made me smile! Blessings!

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    2. :) Thank you Carrie! :) I'm glad I could make you smile to! ;)

      Hugs, Amada

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  30. Lumberjacks, I love them. Looks like a good series.

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    1. Me, too, Linda--at least the ones I make up haha! Thanks!

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  31. Hi Carrie! Well, this blog hop has been fun! AND not only am I excited for "The Lumberjacks' Ball", now I can't wait for a Tea Party to celebrate it! Hugs to you, my friend! :)

    bookwarp(at)gmail(dot)com

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    1. ANGI!!! We have to find some clothes for the May Tea Party!!! Big hugs my writer friend!!!

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  32. What a great cover for the new book, wow. Great giveaway I hope I win one of these great books. Carrie great book I hope you have great success with it.

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  33. The end of the blog hop - but just the beginning of great successes for Carrie! I know this is an exciting time for you! Congrats!!!!!
    susanlulu@yahoo.com

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    1. SUSAN, you are so right! I wonder if it is the same as facing an entirely new group of fresh-faced students in the fall when school starts? Big hugs!!! TY!!!

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  34. I love the cover!!!! Great contest!!!!

    kathrynlvoss@gmail.com

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    1. Thanks, Kate! Glad to have so many lovely blogs to hop to!

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  35. Wow Carrie! I think the cover reveal party and blog hop were a huge success! Loved our time chatting yesterday, even if it was cut short. :-)

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    1. ANNE, I pray you get to talk with your sweetie guy son!!! LOVED talking to you as ever!!! HUGS and TY again!!!

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  36. You've been a busy lady, Carrie! Keep up the good work.

    Mary

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    1. Yes, it has been busy. It is looking like possibly 4-5 releases in one year by the time the fall rolls around, Mary! TY!

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  37. Thanks for giving me the chance to win a paperback copy of this book.
    Janet E.
    von1janet(at)gmail(dot)com

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    1. You are welcome, JANET! God bless you for doing the library for your church!

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  38. Sounds like Carrie has another winner! I love the cover. Thank you for a chance to win a copy.
    straitfromthehive(at)gmail(dot)com

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    1. TY, Shirley! Glad you could come by and join us!

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  39. I'm looking forward to reading "The Lumberjacks' Ball", it would be great to win a copy so thank you for the chance.

    wfnren at aol dot com

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    1. Hey Wendy, TY for coming by! God bless you for being such a great blogger and supporter!

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    2. Well, you are my first winner, so congratulations, Wendy--per random.org you get your choice and it sounds like The Lumberjacks' Ball is what you'd like!

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    3. I would LOVE "The Lumberjacks' Ball". Thank you soooo much! Do you need my snail mail address?

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  40. So fun to participate in the blog hop. Looking forward to reading this book!
    may_dayzee(at)yahoo(dot)com

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    1. Thanks for coming by, Kay! I hope you'll enjoy Ox's romance! Blessings!

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  41. I love the cover and had a blast in the blog hop. So fun! Thanks for chance to win.
    chris_davebures@bellsouth.net

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    1. TY, Chris! Glad you enjoyed yourself. We're so glad you came by.

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  42. So excited to see your new cover, Carrie! I'm very happy for your accomplishments!

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    1. TY Carla! This cover captures how RJ is feeling at the beginning!

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  43. A must read for me & such a lovely cover.

    marypres(AT)gmail(DOT)com

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    1. Bless you for saying so, Mary! Thank you! Blessings!

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  44. Carrie, what is your favorite tea to drink?

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    1. Hey, LISA, I drink English breakfast tea in the morning and green tea in the afternoon. I like what they use at Starbucks and I add vanilla sugar to it or Sweet and Low. Stash is one brand I like and their are others. How about you?

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    2. I hope you like Ginger tea because YOU ARE THE GRAND PRIZE WINNER LISA!!! CONGRATS!!!

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    3. I hope you like Ginger tea because YOU ARE THE GRAND PRIZE WINNER LISA!!! CONGRATS!!!

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  45. Beautiful book! jarning67(at)hotmail.com

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    1. Thanks, JOAN, I think Cynthia did a nice job with the cover!

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  46. I am so excited about your new book, Carrie! I can't wait to read it!

    mauback55 at gmail dot com

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    1. Hi Melanie, I hope you will enjoy Ox's story! Blessings!

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  47. Lots of fun blogs to view. And a great looking book to celebrate!
    SOnja dot nishimoto at gmail dot com

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    1. Hi Sonja, Thanks for coming by and I agree--lots of fun blogs! TY!

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  48. This looks great! Thank you for this opportunity! katie07edgar(at)gmail(dot)com

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    1. Hi Katie! I'm hoping that this story will bring glory to God! Thanks for coming by.

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  49. This books looks great! I love blog hops, great way to learn of new-to-me authors & visit new blogs. Thank you for the chance to win a copy of "The Lumberman's Ball"!

    teamob4 (at) gmail (dot) com

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  50. Carrie your book cover is beautiful, the story sounds so good. But, I believe this book will be able to help people also. I know God can help us through all things and the main character will have to have his help to be able to work through her past. Just like a lot of people in this world.
    pam1lunsford(at)gmail(dot)com

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    1. Thanks, Pamela! I resisted writing the book this way but this is the story that had to be told. I do pray people will blessed. Glad you came by!

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