Book Launch! Shanna Hatfield and “Bertie”

Book Launch! Shanna Hatfield and “Bertie”

 

Blog Tour

Welcome to the

PB TitleBlog Tour!

A celebration of a new sweet historical romance by Shanna Hatfield

in the Pendleton Petticoats series!

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Thank you so much for hosting me today on Writing Dreams. It is always a pleasure to be your guest! I thought it would be fun to introduce you to Steve (he’s a mule) and one of the quirky characters from Bertie – my new sweet romance releasing April 7!

Welcome, Steve. Tell us a little about the farm where you live.

Steve: My owner, Riley Walsh, got the bright idea to sell our place in Kansas and move all the way to Pendleton, Oregon. The new place is a little, um… lackluster. If it isn’t broken, falling apart, covered in rust, overgrown with weeds or in need of repair – you must be on the neighbor’s farm, not ours.

How long have you belonged to Riley?Steve

Steve: Almost ten years. He inherited me when his father passed away. Originally, Riley’s Uncle Steve gave me as a wedding present to his mom and dad. They named me Steve after the uncle. Riley’s a good man and I reckon this move is probably a good thing. He’s happier than I’ve seen him for years.

Why is that, do you suppose?

Steve: (Mule snorts) He’s been working for the neighbors, Garrett and Aundy Nash during the day then trying to make repairs and farm around here mornings and evenings. Riley isn’t the only new hire at Nash’s Folly. Aundy has a pretty lil’ gal named Bertie helping around the house and from what I’ve observed, she’s the reason Riley has a spring in his step.

Is it true you don’t like to be confined?

Steve: Darn tootin’ I don’t like to be confined. How would you like to be run into a corral or pasture with a bunch of hoity-toity horses who constantly look down their long noses at you. There isn’t a fence, gate or stall I can’t get past if I’m of a mind to get out.

Is it also correct that you don’t like women?

Steve: I’m not fond of them in general, and a few I loathe entirely. However, that sweet lil’ Bertie is okay in my book. She knows just how to scratch behind my ears. I wouldn’t be opposed if Riley decides he couldn’t live without her and brings her to our ranch to live.

Anything else you’d like to share today?

Steve: I appreciate the opportunity for this interview and hope you’ll tell my author that I need a bigger, more heroic role in her next story.

PB-Releases

Bertie CoverBertie, the long-awaited sixth book in the Pendleton Petticoats series releases Thursday, April 7!

She needs an adventure —

He needs the warmth of her smile…

Bertie Hawkins survived a traumatic ordeal that stripped away her sunny outlook on life and left her afraid of every shadow. Terrorized and tired of reliving the past, she accepts an offer to change her situation. Although she only intends to work through the summer, the peace she finds at Nash’s Folly keeps her there every bit as much as her interest in a mysterious new ranch hand.

Desperate to escape his memories, Riley Walsh buys a run-down farm in Pendleton, Oregon. To pay for the many necessary repairs, he goes to work for his neighbor, never intending to fall in love with the effervescent girl who helps around the house.

Riley isn’t the only one enchanted with Bertie. His own crazy mule and the neighbor’s son both share his infatuation, driving him past the brink of jealousy.

A sweet romance that embraces the trials and triumphs of yesteryear, Bertie blends laugh-out-loud adventures with heartwarming moments.

Order your copy today on Amazonhttp://amzn.to/1LbOdJV

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In addition to the release of Bertie, two book covers will be revealed and pre-order links shared for upcoming releases!

Corsets SurpriseDon’t miss a first peek at Corsets and Cuffs, Book 3 in the Baker City Brides series.

Handsome, happy-go-lucky Sheriff Tully Barrett meets his match when a spoiled, pampered woman comes to town, catching his eye and capturing his heart.

 

Millie surprise

And Millie, Book 7 in the Pendleton Petticoats series.

Determined to bring prohibition to town, the last thing Millie Matlock expects is to fall for the charming owner of the Second Chance Saloon.

 

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Aundy Cover Aundy, Book 1 in the Pendleton Petticoats series, will be available for free Kindle downloads April 7. Make sure you grab your copy!

Desperate to better her situation, Aundy Thorsen agrees to leave behind her life in Chicago to fulfill a farmer’s request for a mail-order bride in Pendleton, Oregon. When a tragic accident leaves her a widow soon after becoming a wife, Aundy takes on the challenge of learning how to manage a farm, even if it means her stubborn determination to succeed upsets a few of the neighbors.

Born and raised at Nash’s Folly, the family ranch, Garrett Nash loves life in the bustling community of Pendleton as the 20th century approaches.

When his neighbor passes away and leaves behind a plucky widow, Garrett takes on the role of her protector and guardian. His admiration for her tenacious spirit soon turns to something more. He just needs to convince the strong-willed woman to give love another chance.

Pendleton Petticoats Series

If you haven’t met the characters from Pendleton Petticoats, here’s a brief introduction:

Aundy (Book 1) – One stubborn mail-order bride finds the courage to carry on when she’s widowed before ever truly becoming a wife, but opening her heart to love again may be more than she can bear.

Caterina (Book 2) – Frantic to escape a man intent on marrying her, Caterina starts a new life in Pendleton, completely unprepared for the passionate feelings stirred by the town’s deputy sheriff.

Ilsa (Book 3) – Tired of relying on others to guide and protect her, Ilsa finally finds the strength and courage to take control of her life. Unfortunately, her independence drives a wedge between her and the man she’s come to love.

Marnie (Book 4) – After giving up on her dreams for a future, Marnie finds her hope rekindled by one caring, compassionate man and the orphans who need her.

Lacy (Book 5) – Bound by tradition and responsibilities, Lacy has to choose between the ties that bind her to the past and the unexpected love that will carry her into the future.

PB-Party

Dust off your dancing shoes and choose your formal attire for the Petticoat Ball Party on Facebook April 7, 2016 from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. (Pacific Time) Giveaways and games will make for a splendid event as we celebrate the release of Bertie and cover reveals for two new historical romances!

The talented and fabulous guest authors joining in the shenanigans include:
10 a.m. – Melanie D. Snitker, Author
10:30 – Julie Lence Author
11 – Rachel Rossano
11:30 – CJ Samuels, Author
Noon – Author Kristin Holt
12:30 – Author Kit Morgan
1 p.m. – Magdalena Scott
1:30 – Caroline Fyffe
2 p.m. – Caryl McAdoo

PB Invite

Invite your friends to the party, and you could win a $25 Amazon Gift card. Go to the Petticoat Ball Party page, click on the “invite” button, invite your friends, then post how many you invited. One randomly drawn person will win! Also, ask your friends when they join the party to share that you invited them on the party wall. Each friend who mentions your name, earns you another entry in the contest! The winner will be announced prior to the start of the party April 6! http://tinyurl.com/petticoatball2

 

PB-Prizes

Prizes

To enter the drawing for a $50 Amazon gift card, autographed books, digital books, an adorable apron, a tote bag, vintage picture frame, old-fashioned candy and more, fill out this form. http://tinyurl.com/petticoatball2form

PB-Author-Bio

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Convinced everyone deserves a happy ending, USA Today best-selling author Shanna Hatfield is out to make it happen, one story at a time. Her sweet historical and contemporary romances combine humor and heart-pumping moments with relatable characters.

When this hopeless romantic isn’t writing or indulging in rich, decadent chocolate, Shanna hangs out with her husband, lovingly known as Captain Cavedweller.

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