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Romance Giveaway for Valentine’s Day. Free ebooks! Everybody wins!

Second Wind Publishing is celebrating close encounters of the romantic kind this Valentine’s Day by giving away free romance ebooks! All you have to do to receive your ebook is to leave a comment mentioning which one of the following books you want to read. We will send you a coupon code to use at Smashwords.com where you can download your free ebook in whatever format you choose, including Palm Doc for Palm reading devices.

Dancing at all the Weddings by Susan Surman:

Vivacious and talented Elaine Richman is faced with choices: A risky life in the New York theatre; an exciting life with college sweetheart, actor/director Jake Applebaum in Hollywood; a secure life in Boston with predictable lawyer David Alter, the match anointed by her domineering mother because ‘he’s the kind you marry.’ On the way to a dream, it is possible to collide with another dream’s seduction, only to learn there is no fulfillment on the path to safety. Elaine goes through the wringer to meet herself, proving there is no expiration date on talent or true love.

Backstop: A Baseball Love Story in Nine Innings by J. Conrad Guest

You know Backstop. He plays the catcher’s position for any team in any city in America with a major league ball club. You cheer him when he delivers, and boo him when he doesn’t. Told in his own words during the seventh and deciding game of the World Series, Backstop chronicles his rookie season, takes the reader to Chicago, where he finds romance, and reveals the heartbreak he endured in the aftermath of his one indiscretion. You’ll cheer for Backstop, both on and off the field, as he plays the most important game of his career, haunted by the ghost of his father, and fights to win back the heart of the woman he loves more than the game.

Fate and Destiny by Claire Collins

Discovering Destiny was the last thing Andrew Greer expected.

Alone in a desolate cabin, Andrew Greer was perfectly content to wait out the blizzard with his adventurous dog, Shadow, as his only companion. Fate decided differently. When Shadow discovers the unconscious and injured woman, Andrew has no choice but to take her to the safety and warmth of his retreat.

Destiny weaves a tale of kidnapping and murder. Is she the witness and victim to the crimes? Or is she really a conspirator getting away with murder? Andrew is determined to protect Destiny and find out the truth. Can he find the real killer before it’s too late? Or has he already found her? Only Fate knows for sure.

Images of Betrayal by Claire Collins

Abandoned by her family, Tysan works as a waitress in a cheap diner. One cold evening, a beguiling, rugged young man barges into her life. He possesses the remarkable ability to take photographs of events that have not yet happened. Ty narrowly avoids a harrowing death in a disastrous explosion, only to be drawn into a dizzying cascade of conflicts involving a new family that takes her in, Walker-her apparent savior, David-her new admirer and her own family. Kidnapping, betrayal, obsessive love and courageous lovers co-mingle in this romantic thriller.

Lacey Took a Holiday by Lazarus Barnhill

She sold her soul for a bottle. He stole it back.

Lacey Grady is “a woman of leisure” and an alcoholic. Andy Warren is a bitter and jaded WWI veteran whose wife and only son died during childbirth. When Andy recognizes that Lacey is drinking herself to death, he kidnaps her out the brothel where she works and takes her to his mountaintop farm.

Besides being a sweet romance, Lazarus Barnhill’s Lacey Took a Holiday is a profound and profoundly moving story of redemption.

Indian Summer by Dellani Oakes

Lg51ROsDmoLXLIn the spring of 1739, Gabriella Deza stands poised on the verge of womanhood.  A product of her guarded upbringing, she is naive in the ways of love until dashing Manuel Enriques declares his love for her.  Quite by accident, Gabriella uncovers a plot hatched by British spy whose job is to capture the town and fort, Castillo de San Marcos.  Armed with her information, Manuel embarks on a dangerous mission to entrap the spy and save the town from being overthrown by the British.  Unfortunately, Gabriella herself is caught in the trap and kidnapped.  Can Manuel find and save her before it is too late?

Love is on the Wind, an anthology of love stories by the authors of Second Wind Publishing

Some of the stores included in this anthology are: “Love Transcends” by JJ Dare, “A Good Day” by Suzette Vaughn, “A Weeping Moment” by Christine Husom, “Fractured” by Dellani Oakes, “High Court of Love” by Amy De Trempe, “The Perfect Kiss” by Jerrica Knight-Catania, “Puppy Love” by Claire Collins, “A Hunt and a Kiss” by Juliet Waldron, “A Time for Dreams” by Mairead Walpole, “Stormy Weather” by Sherrie Hansen.

So, which Second Wind Publishing romance do you want to read? Dancing at all the WeddingsBackstop: A Baseball Love Story in Nine InningsFate and Destiny, Images of Betrayal,  Lacey Took a HolidayIndian Summer, or Love is on the Wind? Now’s your chance!

This offer expires on 2/20/ 2012.

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Romance Giveaway for Valentine’s Day. Free ebooks! Everybody wins!

Second Wind Publishing is celebrating close encounters of the romantic kind this Valentine’s Day by giving away free romance ebooks! All you have to do to receive your ebook is to leave a comment mentioning which one of the following books you want to read. We will send you a coupon code to use at Smashwords.com where you can download your free ebook in whatever format you choose.

Hand-Me-Down Bride by Juliet Waldron:

Hand-Me-Down BrideSophie is far from her German city home, newly married and even more newly widowed. She is left virtually penniless and adrift in post Civil-War Pennsylvania, where she is resented by her dead husband’s family. The last thing she expects is to be is attracted to another member of the scornful Wildbach tribe.  

Karl Joseph is still trying to forget the war, as well as the painful relationship he had with his father. He’s the first member of his proud family to want to “just be an American.” The last thing he wants is a German wife!

Hand-me-Down Bride blends all the elements of a tender romance with a genuine, old-time country setting.

Nora’s Soul by Margay Leah Justice

Nora Kendall believed in angels. Once. But then she lost her brother to cancer despite all of her prayers – and she lost her faith in all things angelic. Now, she is a lost soul who wanders through life like a sleepwalker, playing it safe and leaving the risk-taking to others.

Kyle Cameron is one of those risks. Burned by a bad marriage, his only concern now is providing a stable life for his children, who are left motherless by the unexpected death of his wife. This means working overtime to grow his architectural firm into a viable business – and leaving the care of his children to the care of someone he trusts. Despite his past connection with Nora, Kyle isn’t certain that she’s the right person for the job. He also doesn’t want to reconnect with her and repeat history.

But fate – and the machinations of two angels – has other ideas.

Fate and Destiny by Claire Collins

Discovering Destiny was the last thing Andrew Greer expected.

 Alone in a desolate cabin, Andrew Greer was perfectly content to wait out the blizzard with his adventurous dog, Shadow, as his only companion. Fate decided differently. When Shadow discovers the unconscious and injured woman, Andrew has no choice but to take her to the safety and warmth of his retreat.

 Destiny weaves a tale of kidnapping and murder. Is she the witness and victim to the crimes? Or is she really a conspirator getting away with murder? Andrew is determined to protect Destiny and find out the truth. Can he find the real killer before it’s too late? Or has he already found her? Only Fate knows for sure.

Images of Betrayal by Claire Collins

Abandoned by her family, Tysan works as a waitress in a cheap diner. One cold evening, a beguiling, rugged young man barges into her life. He possesses the remarkable ability to take photographs of events that have not yet happened. Ty narrowly avoids a harrowing death in a disastrous explosion, only to be drawn into a dizzying cascade of conflicts involving a new family that takes her in, Walker-her apparent savior, David-her new admirer and her own family. Kidnapping, betrayal, obsessive love and courageous lovers co-mingle in this romantic thriller.

Lacey Took a Holiday by Lazarus Barnhill

She sold her soul for a bottle. He stole it back.

Lacey Grady is “a woman of leisure” and an alcoholic. Andy Warren is a bitter and jaded WWI veteran whose wife and only son died during childbirth. When Andy recognizes that Lacey is drinking herself to death, he kidnaps her out the brothel where she works and takes her to his mountaintop farm.

Besides being a sweet romance, Lazarus Barnhill’s Lacey Took a Holiday is a profound and profoundly moving story of redemption.

Indian Summer by Dellani Oakes

Lg51ROsDmoLXLIn the spring of 1739, Gabriella Deza stands poised on the verge of womanhood.  A product of her guarded upbringing, she is naive in the ways of love until dashing Manuel Enriques declares his love for her.  Quite by accident, Gabriella uncovers a plot hatched by British spy whose job is to capture the town and fort, Castillo de San Marcos.  Armed with her information, Manuel embarks on a dangerous mission to entrap the spy and save the town from being overthrown by the British.  Unfortunately, Gabriella herself is caught in the trap and kidnapped.  Can Manuel find and save her before it is too late?

Love is on the Wind, an anthology of love stories by the authors of Second Wind Publishing

Some of the stores included in this anthology are: “Love Transcends” by JJ Dare, “A Good Day” by Suzette Vaughn, “A Weeping Moment” by Christine Husom, “Fractured” by Dellani Oakes, “High Court of Love” by Amy De Trempe, “The Perfect Kiss” by Jerrica Knight-Catania, “Puppy Love” by Claire Collins, “A Hunt and a Kiss” by Juliet Waldron, “A Time for Dreams” by Mairead Walpole, “Stormy Weather” by Sherrie Hansen.

So, which book do you want to read? Hand-Me-Down Bride, Nora’s Soul, Fate and Destiny, Images of Betrayal,  Lacey Took a HolidayIndian Summer, or Love is on the Wind? Now’s your chance!

This offer expires on 2/20/ 2011.

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And the Winners Are . . .

Thank you everyone who stopped by to participate in our new release party. The winners of the three ebooks are:

Kim C. — Backstop

Hurrie — Stormy Weather

Liza Quisisem  — A Gentleman Never Tells

Congratulations to the winners! For everyone else, there are free downloads at the Second Wind Website: Freebies

There is still a chance to win a signed copy of Backstop — J. Conrad Guest is sponsoring a contest, and all you have to do is write 200 words about your most memorable baseball date. You can find the information here: Backstop Launch Celebration

You also still have a chance to win a signed copy of A Gentleman Never Tells — Jerrica Knight Catania is offering a quiz for all you regency buffs. You can find the quiz here:  Regency Quiz and Giveaway!

And if storms are your thing, you can win a book and photos of stormy weather from Sherrie Hansen: Stormy Weather Contest – Check It Out!

And finally, there are puzzles for everyone. Just click on a cover and have fun!

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Goodies and Giveaways

We are celebrating the release of four new novels, but you are the ones who get the presents! Just click on the covers and you will find puzzles to delight you.

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We also have free ebooks for everyone: An ebook sampler containing the first chapters of all our our mysteries, mainstream, and adventure novels, and an ebook sampler containing the first chapters of all of our romance novels. Click on the photo for your free download.

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And three lucky commenters will win the ebook of your choice. Which of these new releases would you like to read? You can name as many as you want.

Click here to buy or find out more about:
Staccato by Deborah J Ledford
School of Lies by Mickey Hoffman
Buried in Wolf Lake by Christine Husom
Loving Lydia by Amy De Trempe

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Labor Day GiveAway

You’ve worked hard, you deserve a treat, and we have one for you! Tell us what Second Wind book you’d like to read, and you might win that very ebook. I know this sounds familiar to you — we did this same thing for our birthday celebration just a couple of weeks ago. The giveaway went so well, we decided to do it again.

So, what Second Wind book would you like to read? If you’re not familiar with our books, you can find all of our titles and descriptions here: Second Wind Books. Just mention the name of a book, and if you’re one of the lucky three whose names are picked, you will win a copy of the book you chose.

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