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Harlequin Holiday Giveaway

Harlequin Holiday Giveaway

 

Everyone is in the Holiday Gift Giving spirit.  (Yes, I’m proper nouning that). Harlequin is sponsoring a giveaway that includes all of these titles and gift tags for your presents. US & Canada only this time.

Upon a Winter’s Night by Karen Harper examines the life of a young Amish woman, Lydia Brand, who is adopted and searches for her biological parents. Once she learns about her past, lives are shaken and scandals rock the community.

Sleigh Bells In the Snow by Sarah MorganUSA today Bestselling author introduces the first of the O’Neil brothers in a brand new holiday series. Kayla Green wants Christmas to be over, so when she is asked to work in Vermont, she is grateful for an excuse to avoid the holidays. Then she crosses paths with the person who hired her, Jackson O’Neil.  A White Christmas meets A Christmas Carol - this title is already getting rave reviews and will make for a cherished holiday read.

Call Me Mrs. Miracle by Debbie Macomber – Emily Merkle (Mrs. Miracle) is working in the toy department of Finley’s and her boss is Jake Finley, the owner’s son. Miss Miracle spends her time helping Holly Larson to get her young nephew, Gabe, the holiday gift he deserves and does a bit of matchmaking on the side.

Christmas on 4th Street by Susan Mallery -  Noelle opens a new Christmas store in Fool’s Gold, California. Business is booming and, despite his sour grapes memories of Christmas past, Gabriel Boylan, a gorgeous and recently injured army doctor, has offered to help out during the holiday rush.

Sleigh Belles by Beth Albright – Local news reporter and elegantly coiffed Dallas Dubois is  ordered by her station manager to take the reins of the Tuscaloosa children’s Christmas play. Everyone is shocked – especially Cal Hollingworth who remembers her as the Ice Queen from high school.

Take Me Home for Christmas by Brenda Novak – Everyone in Whiskey Creek remembers Sophia DeBussi as the town’s Mean Girl. Especially Ted Dixon, whose love she once scorned. But she is paying the price for her old ways. Her rich, powerful and abusive husband has disappeared leaving her to deal with an FBI probe of his investment firm. She’s not only penniless, but her husband has left her to face all the townspeople that he cheated….

A Seaside Christmas by Sherryl Woods – Jenny Collins is drawn back to her childhood home in Chesapeake Shores this holiday season to make peace with the past. Caleb Green, the singer who broke her heart, has followed her there to win her back.

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95 Comments

  1. canadacole
    Nov 19, 2013 @ 10:49:25

    I’d love to receive a tablet, especially a Kindle Fire this year. I’m behind on the ebook bandwagon, but I got my first Kindle last year and the kids LOVE it. I’d love to be able to read books in COLOUR with them.

    (But any reading is good.)

  2. Faye
    Nov 19, 2013 @ 10:50:19

    Thanks, DA! You guys are the best at giveaways! I’m most hoping for a lovely snowy walk with my husband, in-laws, and all our happy dogs.

  3. Jen G.
    Nov 19, 2013 @ 10:56:04

    I’ve asked for a pair of rollerblades. A friend recently did the Berlin Inline Marathon, and it’s inspired me to take it up again!

  4. Kristi
    Nov 19, 2013 @ 11:01:10

    A griddle for my stove top :)

  5. Laura Jacobson
    Nov 19, 2013 @ 11:04:21

    I would love to get a apple peeler corer! Love those all in one! :)

  6. kortney nelson
    Nov 19, 2013 @ 11:09:46

    A place to live! Thank you!

  7. Jess
    Nov 19, 2013 @ 11:21:43

    I would love a day to be by myself and do nothing but read. I know this sounds curmudgeonly but after a week with my in laws I have to go straight to a many day long wedding extravaganza so I’m hoping I will get one day to recharge from all of that social interaction before returning to work.

  8. Stephanie
    Nov 19, 2013 @ 11:29:00

    I would like to get a new pair of boots.

  9. Karen
    Nov 19, 2013 @ 11:50:50

    I was recently diagnosed with a diasese which while it can’t be cured, it can be controlled. So far the meds are working. So, I want continued health.

  10. Anita
    Nov 19, 2013 @ 11:56:16

    I really want a kindle paper white this year. I love my fire but its not great at outdoors!

  11. Elaine
    Nov 19, 2013 @ 11:57:23

    I’m hoping for a food processor!

  12. Kim
    Nov 19, 2013 @ 12:15:05

    Thanks for the giveaway. I’d like a tablet.

  13. Kristin W
    Nov 19, 2013 @ 12:26:04

    I’d love for my whole family to be able to get together this year!

  14. azteclady
    Nov 19, 2013 @ 12:31:26

    The only thing I desperately want right now is a new job.

    (Well, okay, that’s aside from my kids’ and other family’s continued well being, of course.)

  15. Turophile
    Nov 19, 2013 @ 12:32:58

    I really want a fluorescent yellow running vest.

  16. Elisa
    Nov 19, 2013 @ 12:38:41

    thanks for the giveaway! Well I already got my #1 wish (a full time job – just got it, yay!) so I guess…hmmm…a smartphone? Yes I’m still using a dumbphone. Didn’t want to upgrade til I had steady income, so it’s now time!

  17. Natasha R
    Nov 19, 2013 @ 12:42:25

    What is the one present you’d like to receive this holiday season?
    Amazon gift card. So many books I want to buy! Unfortunately no one is my family feels comfortable buying gift certificates online.

  18. JenM
    Nov 19, 2013 @ 12:43:46

    I’d love to get a dog for Christmas, but I don’t think the hubs will go for it.

  19. Kristin
    Nov 19, 2013 @ 12:59:18

    I would love bookstore gift cards. There are lots of books out that I need to read.

  20. KellyM
    Nov 19, 2013 @ 13:07:41

    My husband and I have been approved and waiting to adopt a baby since April. Having a new baby in our family this holiday season would be so wonderful. Unexpected, and slightly terrifying, but wonderful. :-)

  21. EvelynS
    Nov 19, 2013 @ 13:36:54

    I’m looking forward to nice cozy slippers!!

  22. Tammy
    Nov 19, 2013 @ 13:40:11

    Amazon gift cards.

  23. Cassandra B.
    Nov 19, 2013 @ 14:10:53

    I am excited to get a new bedspread and I am really looking forward to spending time with my family!

  24. Justine
    Nov 19, 2013 @ 14:11:19

    I’d like to receive some merino socks. Boring, but practical. I’m somebody who doesn’t mind receiving socks and underwear as gifts.

  25. ck
    Nov 19, 2013 @ 14:25:50

    Geek that I am, I’ve asked for a new usage book – Garner’s – to be precise. I hope I get it!

  26. Priya
    Nov 19, 2013 @ 14:28:00

    A healthy year (and more?) for my family–this year’s been rough.

  27. kp
    Nov 19, 2013 @ 14:28:38

    I would love the new Kindle Fire!

  28. Lindsay
    Nov 19, 2013 @ 14:34:36

    Honestly, all I want for the holidays is to get to spend some time with my extended family, we missed Thanksgiving this year so I haven’t seen everyone together in a year, and I love to see everyone together, it’s such an overwhelmingly loving time of year and I am so happy to be a part of an extended family that genuinely loves one another, even if we live a good distance apart.

    I wouldn’t mind book money or books, my cat’s surgery this fall ate up most of my discretionary spending, but I am awfully grateful to have her healthy, happy and likely with a long life ahead of her. Poor dear. She’d like more cat treats!

  29. Elizabeth Langston
    Nov 19, 2013 @ 14:58:50

    a Christmas gathering that leaves everybody happy

  30. Jennifer
    Nov 19, 2013 @ 14:59:46

    The one thing that I would love for the holidays: a full nights sleep and for my family to be happy and healthy

  31. Anne Loya
    Nov 19, 2013 @ 15:07:18

    I’d like to receive a nice new robe.

  32. Katie
    Nov 19, 2013 @ 15:21:51

    The one present I would like to receive is actually seeing my whole family again.

  33. erinf1
    Nov 19, 2013 @ 15:26:15

    gift cards :) I love ‘em! Thanks for sharing!

  34. anna gibson
    Nov 19, 2013 @ 15:37:54

    diamond earrings!!

  35. cyclops8
    Nov 19, 2013 @ 15:38:46

    A new purse.

  36. Kim Perry
    Nov 19, 2013 @ 15:38:50

    I would love to get a gift card so I could buy more books!

  37. Maureen
    Nov 19, 2013 @ 15:43:08

    I am hoping for a kindle fire.

  38. Jules
    Nov 19, 2013 @ 16:01:19

    One present… I don’t know. I haven’t thought about it really. I wouldn’t mind finishing out my manger scene. Right now I have one wise man and two camels…

  39. Rebe
    Nov 19, 2013 @ 16:39:09

    I’d love a pair of Mizuno Waverunners. Probably won’t happen, though. :(

  40. Suz _Glo
    Nov 19, 2013 @ 16:54:17

    Polar Fleece! Baby, it’s (getting) cold outside!

  41. Miss Bates
    Nov 19, 2013 @ 17:13:28

    Easy as pie to answer that: the new Kindle!

  42. Ann
    Nov 19, 2013 @ 17:16:38

    A couple of gift cards, Amazon and Starbucks would be welcome.

  43. MaryC
    Nov 19, 2013 @ 17:18:12

    a new computer

  44. Katie Johnson
    Nov 19, 2013 @ 17:49:13

    A Keurig!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  45. SciFigirl1986
    Nov 19, 2013 @ 17:50:26

    I’d love a bedroom door. I haven’t had one in a while, so it would be nice if I could get one for my birthday, which happens to be this Friday.

  46. Shelley D
    Nov 19, 2013 @ 18:05:57

    I would love an online gift card for books. Maybe some good tea to go with it.

  47. judi legacy
    Nov 19, 2013 @ 19:18:49

    Id love a new PVR.

  48. Lynnette
    Nov 19, 2013 @ 19:21:28

    I’d like some quality time with my son. I haven’t seen much of him since he got engaged – busy with wedding plans.

  49. Marsha
    Nov 19, 2013 @ 19:28:56

    I’d like to spend a long weekend in the mountains with my family and no particular plans. Sounds like total bliss.

  50. Maria B
    Nov 19, 2013 @ 19:30:15

    What could be better than family, food, a bunch of days off with lots of books. Yeah Holidays!

  51. Bea
    Nov 19, 2013 @ 19:33:39

    I’d love Kindle Fire or an iPad. I’d like to have both so either one would be good.

  52. Sandypo
    Nov 19, 2013 @ 19:38:17

    I would love a day or two with literally nothing to do so I could just sit and read or watch a movie and not be bothered or feel like I should be doing something else. That would be a real gift.

  53. Lea
    Nov 19, 2013 @ 19:38:27

    I would like a dutch oven, the kind you can put on the stove top then into the oven. In a pretty color.

  54. Rue
    Nov 19, 2013 @ 19:39:50

    I’d like a kindle fire or a tablet. The other thing I wanted was a vanilla orchid plant and I got that already -had to be shipped early so there was no freeze risk in transit. ;)

  55. Rylie
    Nov 19, 2013 @ 19:45:32

    I’d like more books to read.

  56. Elise S.
    Nov 19, 2013 @ 20:17:25

    A vacation would be a wonderful gift.

  57. Brianne
    Nov 19, 2013 @ 20:34:21

    a new VCR/DVD Recorder

  58. Collette
    Nov 19, 2013 @ 20:54:07

    There’s really nothing I want for Christmas. We’re going on a vacation for the week before Christmas (which is a RARE occurrence) and it’s with my best friend and our “made family” so I’m pretty set. Of course, gift certificates for books, yarn or fabric are always nice!

  59. hapax
    Nov 19, 2013 @ 20:59:38

    Well, I suppose it would be twee (but true) to say that what I want most is for my family to be happy and healthy; so I’ll point out that I could really use a new bottle of Remy Martin.

  60. Karen C
    Nov 19, 2013 @ 21:16:54

    A gift card for books.

  61. Prabhanie M.
    Nov 19, 2013 @ 21:29:56

    What is the one present you’d like to receive this holiday season?

    A kindle e-reader so I can read all the books that I have book marked and added to my cart on amazon :)

  62. LaurieF
    Nov 19, 2013 @ 21:34:45

    Someone said up thread a day to read. Boy would I love that!

  63. Anne
    Nov 19, 2013 @ 23:22:11

    I’d love a day to just sleep in, listen to music and curl up with a nice thick book!!

  64. samantha
    Nov 19, 2013 @ 23:36:38

    I would love a new eReader… a Kobo or another Sony.

  65. Wehaf
    Nov 20, 2013 @ 00:10:42

    I want some warm socks.

  66. Marcy Shuler
    Nov 20, 2013 @ 00:15:34

    I need a new(er) vehicle under my tree. Or even in the driveway. I’m not picky. ;)

  67. CelineB
    Nov 20, 2013 @ 01:01:28

    A giftcard for books!

  68. Nicole Jane
    Nov 20, 2013 @ 06:34:32

    I would love an iPad…..I’m trying to figure out if I really need it for work or if I just want it for at home

  69. Nadia Lee
    Nov 20, 2013 @ 07:17:53

    A tablet & stylus OR a multi-ply stainless steel cookware set w/ at least 8 pieces.

  70. Sherry Haut
    Nov 20, 2013 @ 08:16:42

    The new Kindle Paperwhite.

  71. Felicia LaRrett
    Nov 20, 2013 @ 08:52:05

    I would love a new laptop this year

  72. Katrina T.
    Nov 20, 2013 @ 09:59:38

    I want a nice travel blanket.

  73. Kelley
    Nov 20, 2013 @ 11:04:02

    I’d love a new pair of boots!

  74. leftcoaster
    Nov 20, 2013 @ 11:07:32

    Looking forward to time with my family and extra reading time. We try to keep the presents low key and just for the little guy.

  75. Victoria Zumbrum
    Nov 20, 2013 @ 12:26:54

    I am wishing for a miracle. I want to be able to get pregnant and have a baby. We have a son who we adopted and I love him to pieces. He is my son in everywhere way. I would love to be able to have a girl yet. Thanks for the giveaway.

  76. Azucena Rodriguez
    Nov 20, 2013 @ 16:42:38

    Someone to pay off my Best Buy, Kohl’s and Target cards. Is that too much to ask?

  77. Kate Mann
    Nov 20, 2013 @ 17:30:16

    I would love to get more books to read! No kindle or nook or anything else like that for me, I’m a paperback girl all the way!

  78. Jessica T
    Nov 20, 2013 @ 18:32:53

    I’d love to receive a break. As a student with a full-time co-op, I feel lucky but worn out. But if we’re talking about a material gift, I want more book shelves so I can spread out my books. For now, they’re stored three deep or, even worse, in boxes.

  79. Denise Van Plew
    Nov 20, 2013 @ 19:07:25

    Love your newsletters.

  80. Lauren
    Nov 20, 2013 @ 19:56:48

    A spa day!

  81. Jenn McElroy
    Nov 20, 2013 @ 20:18:11

    I think I’d be very happy with some Amazon gift cards :-). Thanks for the giveaway!

  82. DeeCee
    Nov 20, 2013 @ 22:35:43

    Aside from a peaceful holiday with no drama….which ain’t gonna happen. So, I’d really love a raise.

  83. Raquel Vega-Grieder
    Nov 20, 2013 @ 22:39:39

    I would so LOVE a new e-reader. Mine has been broken for two years and reading e-books from my laptop isn’t very convenient or portable.

  84. Alyssa C.
    Nov 20, 2013 @ 23:40:56

    I’d love to get an Amazon gift card so I can buy books! :-)

  85. Courteney M.
    Nov 20, 2013 @ 23:45:07

    I would love a Kindle Fire HD either a 16GB or 32GB! Winning this contest would be amazing too since all these books are by my faborite authors!

  86. Alexa W.
    Nov 21, 2013 @ 00:10:52

    If I could have anything, I would love to have my brother, T.R. back, he died this July.

  87. JoJo
    Nov 21, 2013 @ 07:16:59

    The new e-reader would be great! But so would spending time with my family :D

  88. Jane
    Nov 21, 2013 @ 08:04:09

    Oh Alexa, I’m so sorry to hear that.

  89. Andrea T
    Nov 21, 2013 @ 11:02:22

    I have just about everything I need. I also love a good gift card, though.

    Thanks!

  90. Eina
    Nov 21, 2013 @ 18:52:00

    Oh wow that’s a lot of books! This is great that they’re giving it away to Canada as well, that’s exciting!

  91. Morgan
    Nov 22, 2013 @ 01:12:49

    You guys are awesome. It’s not the holidays until I’m reading Christmas novels. :)

    It’s hard for me to come up with something that I want for Christmas. I have pretty much everything that I could want, and my family is even taking a trip down to South Carolina (my MiL’s gift to us). Maybe what I wish for is a trip with no family drama, and a semi-peaceful car-ride down there.

  92. Jen
    Nov 22, 2013 @ 11:43:48

    I doubt I’ll get it but I’d LOVE a giant Amazon GC so I wouldn’t feel so guilty about buying books!

  93. Nyxx Raven
    Nov 22, 2013 @ 18:46:37

    I see a post about a book and I have to jump right in. I just purchased my second kindle last week-my older one is full. :)
    Thanks for the giveaway

  94. Becky
    Nov 22, 2013 @ 21:12:40

    Peace and quiet! And a clean house–so I can read in the peace and quiet without a twinge of guilt. ;)

  95. flchen1
    Nov 22, 2013 @ 21:52:20

    I’m with Becky–some quiet and books to read would be a great present!

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