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GIVEAWAY: All I Want for Christmas … is a new pair...

All I Want for Christmas Is a Cowboy by Jennifer Ryan, Katie Lane, Emma Cane


ALL I WANT FOR CHRISTMAS IS A COWBOY combines some of the best things in the world—the holidays, men in cowboy boots, and novellas from three stellar contemporary romance authors. In celebration of the 12/10 release of ALL I WANT FOR CHRISTMAS IS A COWBOY, Avon Impulse and Emma Cane, Jennifer Ryan, and Katie Lane would love to give readers a chance to win some sexy boots of their own! One entrant to the rafflecopter will be chosen to win a $100 gift certificate to so they can kick back this winter in style. Winner will be announced on December 13, 2013

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About the Book:

From Emma Cane, Jennifer Ryan, and Katie Lane come three wildly romantic holiday stories featuring snowstorms, proposals, a sleigh ride … and, yes, cowboys.

The Christmas Cabin by Emma Cane

Sandy and her young son, Nate, are Christmas tree-hunting when a snowstorm strikes and an old ranch hand points them to an abandoned cabin. Little does Sandy know he sent cowboy Doug Thalberg to the same place. It’s a Christmas all of Valentine Valley will remember.

Can’t Wait by Jennifer Ryan

Before The Hunted Series began …

Though she is the woman of his dreams, Caleb Bowden knows his best friend’s sister, Summer Turner, is off limits. He won’t cross that line, which means Summer will just have to take the reins if she wants her cowboy for Christmas.


Baby It’s Cold Outside by Katie Lane

Alana Hale hits the internet dating jackpot when she finds Clint McCormick. He’s sensitive and responsible-not to mention wealthy. When he invites her to spend the holidays on his family’s ranch, she readily accepts. But on the way there, a blizzard strands her with a womanizing rodeo cowboy who could change everything …


About the Authors

EMMA CANE grew up reading and soon discovered that she liked to write passionate stories of teenagers in space. Her love of “passionate stories” has never gone away, although today she concentrates on the heartwarming characters of Valentine, her fictional small town in the Colorado Rockies. Now that her three children are grown, Emma loves spending time crocheting and singing (although not necessarily at the same time), and hiking and snowshoeing alongside her husband Jim and two rambunctious dogs Apollo and Uma

JENNIFER RYAN, author of The Hunted Series, writes romantic suspense and contemporary small-town romances.
Jennifer lives in the San Francisco Bay Area with her husband and three children. When she isn’t writing a book, she’s reading one. Her obsession with both is often revealed in the state of her home, and how late dinner is to the table. When she finally leaves those fictional worlds, you’ll find her in the garden, playing in the dirt and daydreaming about people who live only in her head, until she puts them on paper.
Please visit her website at for information about upcoming releases.

KATIE LANE started writing in fifth grade when she wrote a fictional story about being a skirt.(yes, you read that correctly. The story was told in first-skirt rather than first-person.) Since then, she’s stuck to telling stories about people. Going Cowboy Crazy is her first novel in the Deep in the Heart of Texas series. Katie lives in Albuquerque, New Mexico with her high school sweetheart and can be contacted through her website


Buy links: Amazon |  Barnes and Noble | iTunes | Kobo | Google

Jane Litte is the founder of Dear Author, a lawyer, and a lover of pencil skirts. She self publishes NA and contemporaries (and publishes with Berkley and Montlake) and spends her downtime reading romances and writing about them. Her TBR pile is much larger than the one shown in the picture and not as pretty. You can reach Jane by email at jane @ dearauthor dot com


  1. Jess
    Dec 09, 2013 @ 10:07:49

    Great giveaway! I love The Holiday.

  2. Amy Rickman
    Dec 09, 2013 @ 10:08:35

    Cowboys and boots now your talking. Thanks for the giveaway. Favorite holiday movie is White Christmas and Miracle on 34th Street.

  3. Mo
    Dec 09, 2013 @ 10:21:44

    Fun giveaway!

  4. Nancy
    Dec 09, 2013 @ 10:35:46

    My favorites are The Santa Clause and Elf. Thanks for the giveaway!

  5. Rebe
    Dec 09, 2013 @ 10:38:29

    My favorite holiday movie is Miracle on 34th Street, both the original and the new one. So cute!

  6. MarieC
    Dec 09, 2013 @ 10:52:43

    I still love “Love Actually”.

  7. Pat G
    Dec 09, 2013 @ 10:53:49

    Thanks for the giveaway. My favorite Christmas movie is The Bishop’s Wife with Cary Grant.

  8. TrishJ
    Dec 09, 2013 @ 10:57:23

    I love A Christmas Story. Cracks me up every year.

  9. Kristin W
    Dec 09, 2013 @ 10:59:36

    I usually try to catch A Charlie Brown Christmas and A Christmas Story every year.

  10. Jules
    Dec 09, 2013 @ 11:02:24

    Favorite Christmas movie is definitely A Muppet Christmas Carol. I just freaking adore it! I still laugh at the jokes :)

  11. Kim
    Dec 09, 2013 @ 11:30:50

    I have two favorites: A Christmas Carol and Miracle on 34th Street.

  12. Faye
    Dec 09, 2013 @ 11:35:00

    I’ll second Love Actually. Also, not really a holiday movie but wonderful for watching this time of year- Little Women.

  13. Haven Malone
    Dec 09, 2013 @ 11:54:48

    Hi, thanks for this most excellent giveaway! ~ Haven

  14. Jen McKernan
    Dec 09, 2013 @ 11:56:37

    I really love the Muppets Christmas Carol!!

  15. Paula
    Dec 09, 2013 @ 12:00:43

    Christmas and cowboys, love. Thanks so much for the giveaway.

  16. Armenia
    Dec 09, 2013 @ 12:04:48

    My favorite Christmas movie has changed from the traditional classics to what I now call traditional must-view for each holiday season. Hands down its Elf.

    Elf is so appealingly goofy, and has an “aaaaww” feel-good ending.

    Thanks for the contest. I sure could use another pair of boots since my only pair gets stepped on from some clumsy cowboys when I go 2-stepping. :) Happy Holidays.

  17. Justine
    Dec 09, 2013 @ 12:06:33

    I’m going to count The Sound of Music as a holiday movie because of NBC’s recent broadcast of the stage musical.

  18. KellyM
    Dec 09, 2013 @ 12:07:36

    My favorite holiday movie is A Christmas Story. Thanks for the give away!

  19. Peggy
    Dec 09, 2013 @ 12:40:49

    I’m not sure I have a favorite holiday movie… this was not part of what my family did… but my in-laws showed me “white xmas” which is the classic they all watch at that time… made me feel part of the family… so I guess it is now my favorite…

  20. EvelynS
    Dec 09, 2013 @ 12:44:46

    Sound of Music. Thx for the giveaway!!

  21. sarah
    Dec 09, 2013 @ 12:51:14

    Favorite holiday movie: the original Miracle on 34th Street, probably. Or The Best Christmas Pageant Ever, though that’s more book-nostalgia than anything else.

    I do love Love Actually as well.

  22. nan
    Dec 09, 2013 @ 13:10:45

    My favorite holiday movie is Elf.
    Thanks for the giveaway.

  23. MaryC
    Dec 09, 2013 @ 13:11:39

    My favorite is Alistair Sims’ Christmas Carol.

  24. jules
    Dec 09, 2013 @ 13:12:33

    My favorite holiday movies are White Christmas and Love Actually.

  25. may
    Dec 09, 2013 @ 13:21:30

    Love actually.

  26. Jenny P
    Dec 09, 2013 @ 13:22:45

    Exciting giveaway — thanks! My all-time fav is White Christmas, with the Bing & Danny Kaye. Just made my husband watch it with me last week in fact, to ring in December. :)

  27. Lisa J
    Dec 09, 2013 @ 13:30:01

    The original Miracle on 34th Street. I can and have watched it hundreds of times and I still stop and watch it whenever I see it playing on TV.

  28. Suz_Glo
    Dec 09, 2013 @ 13:32:39

    I love “Olive the Other Reindeer”.

  29. Diane Mc.
    Dec 09, 2013 @ 14:42:44

    Boots, cowboys and Christmas, perfect!

  30. yaz min
    Dec 09, 2013 @ 14:47:03

    frosty the snowman

  31. Lindsay
    Dec 09, 2013 @ 14:58:46

    National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation and Elf are two of my favourites, and I can’t watch The Return of Frosty anymore after seeing it on loop for 8 hours yesterday.

    Thank you for the giveaway! Cowboys!!

  32. kp
    Dec 09, 2013 @ 15:08:48

    I love Elf! Thanks for the giveaway and Happy Holidays!

  33. Victoria Zumbrum
    Dec 09, 2013 @ 15:16:59

    I love the movie 3 Days which doesn’t come on anymore. Thanks for the giveaway.

  34. Jo
    Dec 09, 2013 @ 15:34:10

    Favourite movies is probably A Christmas Carol

  35. Maureen
    Dec 09, 2013 @ 15:35:00

    A Christmas Story is my favorite.

  36. Cassandra B.
    Dec 09, 2013 @ 15:37:03

    Elf is my favorite, followed by White Christmas and both versions of Miracle on 34th Street.

  37. JudyK
    Dec 09, 2013 @ 15:42:17

    My favorite holiday movie is Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer. Gotta love the animation!!!

  38. Katrina
    Dec 09, 2013 @ 15:49:23

    My favourite Christmas movie is easily How the Grinch Stole Christmas (the 1966 animated version).

  39. DO TallyTalbot
    Dec 09, 2013 @ 15:52:34

    Thank you so much, I LOVE The Grinch that Stole Christmas!!

  40. Texas Book Lover
    Dec 09, 2013 @ 16:04:58

    It’s a Wonderful Life is my favorite!

  41. Sherry Haut
    Dec 09, 2013 @ 16:23:49

    I love It’s a Wonderful Life.

  42. Marcy Shuler
    Dec 09, 2013 @ 16:50:59

    White Christmas for sentiment. The Family Stone for laughs.


  43. erinf1
    Dec 09, 2013 @ 16:56:57

    While You Were Sleeping :) thanks!!!!

  44. Stephanie Gossett
    Dec 09, 2013 @ 17:03:53

    I love White Christmas!

    ninigossett at gmail dot com

  45. Christine G
    Dec 09, 2013 @ 17:50:56

    I can watch Elf over and over. And Merry Madagascar is great, too. Thanks for the giveaway!

  46. Heather L
    Dec 09, 2013 @ 18:16:10

    A Christmas Story

    I think I know every line of that movie!

  47. Maria
    Dec 09, 2013 @ 18:23:29

    Fave holiday movie is a tossup between It’s a Wonderful Life and the claymation Rudolph the Red-nosed Reindeer

  48. Sandy Pochapin
    Dec 09, 2013 @ 18:33:09

    White Christmas, hands down! “Sisters, sisters…”

  49. Darlynne
    Dec 09, 2013 @ 19:23:48

    White Christmas, every damn time.

  50. Kim W
    Dec 09, 2013 @ 20:14:57

    Thanks for the giveaway. My favorite is A Christmas Story.

  51. Sandra
    Dec 09, 2013 @ 20:20:59

    Elf, or Family Vacation.. anything that will make me laugh

  52. Christina
    Dec 09, 2013 @ 20:21:44

    Love Actually.

  53. Sarah M.
    Dec 09, 2013 @ 20:35:16

    My favorite holiday movies are National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation and A Christmas Story.

  54. Jen
    Dec 09, 2013 @ 21:47:33

    Mmmmm…nothing better than that new boot smell! :) Can’t beat A Christmas Story – the leg lamp gets me every time.

  55. Lea
    Dec 09, 2013 @ 22:38:36

    Home Alone – the original…and Hallmark Christmas movies!

  56. Barbara Elness
    Dec 09, 2013 @ 22:39:10

    When it comes to old movies I love Miracle on 34th Street, more modern a favorite is Elf.

  57. Becky
    Dec 10, 2013 @ 00:33:59

    Oh! Love, Actually, definitely! So glad others posted about it, because my mind went totally blank and I couldn’t think of any–I’ve been grading too hard, I think…

    Thanks for the giveaway :)

  58. Aliyah
    Dec 10, 2013 @ 02:27:38

    My fave movie is the cartoon version of Scrooge .

  59. Eliza Evans
    Dec 10, 2013 @ 03:48:16

    I really love A Charlie Brown Christmas!

  60. Julie
    Dec 10, 2013 @ 04:37:42

    Elf, for sure. My family actually wanted to start watching it during Thanksgiving.

  61. Karen
    Dec 10, 2013 @ 09:45:29

    “While You Were Sleeping” is my favorite.

  62. jb
    Dec 10, 2013 @ 11:17:51

    it’s not christmas if you don’t watch while you were sleeping and love actually! classic holiday love (oh, ok, and ELF)

  63. SciFigirl1986
    Dec 10, 2013 @ 15:55:55

    I love White Christmas. And Love Actually.

  64. Angie G
    Dec 10, 2013 @ 17:11:33

    White Christmas!

  65. Amie S
    Dec 11, 2013 @ 21:02:05

    Charlie Brown Christmas

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