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Sunday, June 12, 2011

New giveaway! Now I'm giving away False Pretenses by Kathy Herman!

To enter the contest for a chance to win this book, simply post a comment that answers the following question... Have you ever gotten an anonymous note from someone? If yes, did you ever discover who the person was? I will pick a winner next weekend using the Randomizer program. Best wishes to all!

False Pretenses: A Novel (Secrets of Roux River Bayou)

About the book:


Zoe Broussard stands in the shade of the live oak on Main Street and surveys her beloved Louisiana hometown. Wrought-iron galleries overhang the sidewalk lined with brightly colored shops, and the smell of coffee wafts from the brasserie she and her husband Pierce own, to which folks drive all the way from Lafayette for lunch or dinner. It seems like heaven.

But it’s about to become hell. A series of threatening, anonymous notes is making her life a misery—because Zoe has a secret so terrible it could leave the business in shambles and tear her marriage apart. Terrified by a stranger who seems to know her, Zoe must confront her past before it confronts her. Can she find the courage to do the right thing?

My thoughts:

I haven't read this book but I hear the author is a great writer.

23 comments:

Martha A. said...

I did!! One time, I had very low funds for anything beyond strict needs, and I got a note in the mail with a Walmart gift card to be used for me for fun.
It had no name and I never found out who gave it. I ended up (which was a miracle) finding a black skirt that fit me at Walmart. The reason it was a miracle is I never find clothes that fit me and I like at Walmart, ever. I have not found it since there either. I think often of the person and how it blessed me and hope I can do something like that too sometime. martha(at)lclink(dot)com

B. J. Robinson said...

I read this one on my Nook and reviewed it on my blog. Loved the story and the author did a terrific job of taking me through a sugarcane field and making me hold my breath :) You'll enjoy this read. Blessings, BJ

Paris said...

No, but one time in 1st grade I wrote an anonymous and accidentally stuck it in the wrong desk.

parisakins@gmail.com

barbjan10 said...

Kathy's story appears quite frightening and mysterious. It interests my reading appetite. I can only remember an anonymous valentine once and I never did figure out or find out who sent it. I still wonder when I pull that memory out of my past. Thanks for the giveaway and the chance to win it. I hope I win.

Blessings,
Barb Shelton
barbjan10 at tx dot rr dot com

rbooth43 said...

A friend of mine had a phone scam from a person who said he was her grandson and was in jail in Canada, and to please send a western union or a check to ...... She was sure it wasn't her grandson and told him to call his parents. He gave excuses and she told him to stay in jail. LOL! Then she called his parents and found out he was with them on vacation. Beware everyone!

Terrie said...

Yea, I had one time when I was in high school. I have not received any valentines but later the day I got rose with unsigned name on card. I have no idea who gave me this rose. it took me awhile to figure out who was until next day was my female teacher. I thought it was a guy gave me a rose. Oh well, I Love to read Kathy Herman books SHe wrote a wonderfully mystery books.

Tena said...

Actually we did. My husband was in undergrad, I wasn't working and we were expecting our first baby. A card came in the mail that simply said "Merry Christmas" and $100 cash. We never did figure out who sent it.

Tena said...

Ugh, I forgot to leave my email ...

whosyerbuddie AT yahoo DOT com

Sorry.

Denise said...

Well, not that I can remember. But I have received lots of notes in school and it was fun, lol!

Marjorie said...

I have never gotten an anonymous note from someone, thank Heavens.
This book sounds like a great read.

cenya2 at hotmail dot com

Carol N Wong said...

No, I haven't but I did something anonymously.

I was taking an oil painting class and brought my props which included roses from my back yard in a grocery sack. My best friend in the classes, came in frowning and said that she was haing a rough day. When she was out of the room, I put the roses on her chair.
I denied knowing where they came from when she asked. For the rest of the class she was smiling.



CarolNWong(at)aol(dot)com

Tore said...

I am a follower and email subscriber. Please enter me in contest. I would love to read this book.Tore923@aol.com

Anita Yancey said...

No, I have never received an anonymous note. Love to read this book.

ayancey(at)dishmail(dot)net

apple blossom said...

Yes, Have received an anonymous note nice part is it had some money in it. Actually, the God thing is it was just the amount needed to fix our car.

love to be entered thanks

ABreading4fun [at] gmail [dot] com

Charlotte Kay said...

I did once in elementary school, but I did find out who sent it later.
Thanks for the chance to win this book!!!!!!!!!!
I'm grateful!

Charlotte Kay
charlovesmark at gmail dot com

Pam K. said...

I have received many anonymous notes, including ones with money in them. One came with a plant after we moved to a different state. Thankfully, all of these have been huge blessings, not at all threatening. I still don't know who gave them to me but I've learned not to be concerned about that. I just praise God for those persons and their obedience in blessing me after He prompted them.
I would enjoy winning "False Pretenses." Thanks for the opportunity.
pmk56[at]sbcglobal[dot]net

ChristyJan said...

Yes . . . one year at Christmastime I received an anonymous note with money. I never found out who sent it and I'm glad I haven't ~ it makes me look at others and wonder if they could be the one. ;)

hawkes(at)citlink.net

Megan said...

I have never received an anonymous note. This book sounds great. I would love to win!!!

lovetoread205[at]gmail[dot]com

Margie said...

This sounds like an intriguing book. And...no, I haven't written or received an anonymous note. But guess it could still happen!
mtakala1 AT yahoo DOT com

windycindy said...

I worked as a hostess at a restaurant some years ago...
One evening; when I got off
work and went to my car, there
was a note on my windshield.
It said that I would like to get
to know you, but no one ever
confessed to putting it on my
car! I do think it was one of
the waiters from the same
restaurant that I worked at.
Many thanks, Cindi
jchoppes[at]hotmail[dot]com

karenk said...

no, i don't recall receiving an unsigned note.

karenk
kmkuka at yahoo dot com

Anonymous said...

No I have never received a anonymous note from anyone. That's a good thing though. Sounds like an interesting read pleas enter me. Thanks and God Bless. saradawson09 (at) yahoo (dot) com

Michelle Sutton said...

and the winner is....


Charlotte!

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