Fall Into Romance Blog Hop

Blog Hop Button.3Happy Friday everyone and welcome to the Fall into Romance Blog Hop. I’m giving away a free copy of either Hearts in Barbed Wire or  Entanglements to two folks who leave a comment,  so be sure to enter.

A hundred years ago, The Great War, or World War 1 started. Since I am a history buff, I wanted to know more about the time period. Since I’m an author, learning more about the time period gave me story ideas;-)

I’m currently working on a novella in the series set during Halloween. Perfect for a Fall into Romance Blog Hop, don’t you think? While the first two books in the series take place not long after the Central Powers (Germany and her allies) invade Belgium, this story takes place on the fictional island of Hope’s Pointe, Michigan, USA.

Why Michigan when the US didn’t enter the war on the side of the allies until 1917? You see my grandmother and great-grandmother are of German stock and I wanted to tell something of their experiences during this time as well as learn why both rarely mentioned their German heritage.

As fate, God, and the story-fairy would have it, my aunt came to visit and told an interesting story about my grandparents. It seems they had broken up because of family plans for my grandfather but had met again at a dance and decided to marry despite objections. They were married over sixty years before my grandfather died.

Now that’s an inspiration for romance.

Click here for the Rafflecopter giveaway of an amazon gift card

To enter into the drawing for a free copy of either book below, answer this question: Do you know of a real life story that is romantic, and would you share it?

That’s it.  You can return to the blog hop: www.hopswithheart.blogspot.com or you can read about the stories up for grabs.

Hearts in Barbed Wire:
20140311-091422.jpgA solder trapped behind enemy lines

A nurse risks everything to save him

As the Kaiser’s Army steamrolls across their country, they’ll make a desperate bid for freedom. War will bring them together; duty will drive them apart. Can they escape the promises binding them to their past or will they leave their hearts tangled in barbed wire?

 

 

Entanglements:

book2 -draftl copy-1Captain Rune Lambert knows better than to trust a woman. He spends his days making the right connections to further his military career until he meets one woman who will tempt him like no other.

Laila Vigdis finds the perfect man in Captain Lambert only to watch her beautiful sister steal him away. And Rune doesn’t object.

When war erupts, Laila’s family side with the enemy. Caught in a tangle of treason and intrigue, she’s fighting for her life. Will Rune be her savior or executioner?

 

 

About Linda Andrews

Linda Andrews lives with her husband and three children in Phoenix, Arizona. When she announced to her family that her paranormal romance was to be published, her sister pronounce: "What else would she write? She’s never been normal." All kidding aside, writing has become a surprising passion. So just how did a scientist start to write paranormal romances? What other option is there when you’re married to romantic man and live in a haunted house? If you’ve enjoyed her stories or want to share your own paranormal experience feel free to email the author at www.lindaandrews.net She’d love to hear from you.
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13 Responses to Fall Into Romance Blog Hop

  1. JeanMP says:

    Great story about your grandparents. I am afraid I don’t know any real life love stories like that.
    skpetal at hotmail dot com

  2. Kathy Heare Watts says:

    My Dad went into the military at 16 and was sent to Germany in 1952 for almost 3 years. When he came home, someone introduced him to my mother. Well she was dating another guy, but my father became smitten with her immediately. He would drive 30 miles and visit with my maternal grandmother and leave before my mother got home from school and Grandma said “He licked the cow to get the calf” Well, Mom’s beau was now out of the picture and it was time for her senior prom and she sent word asking Dad if he would like to go with her, and he did. She realized she had feelings for him that night. My parents just celebrated their 58th wedding anniversary on 9/15. He is 80 and she is 76 and has dementia.
    As a genealogist I love the stories I have about my parents, and even both sets of grandparents. Redrabbitt@aol.com

  3. parisfanca says:

    my moms dad fought in WW2 and was married to my grandma during the war. my mom was born a year before the war ended because my granddad’s biggest fear was that my grandma would be all alone in the world if they didn’t have a child together and he wanted my grandmum to have someone else in her life besides him just in case he was killed

    parisfan_ca@yahoo.com

  4. bn100 says:

    don’t really know any

    bn100candg at hotmail dot com

  5. Peg says:

    Love your story and all the replies I met my husband of now 58 years and 6 children ago during peace time and he is my best friend and the love of my life. If it were possible I would like another 58 years.

  6. Pam says:

    I don’t really know any romantic stories. pjmillion (at) comcast (dot) net

  7. I think that even though my husband and I have been married 23 years ( next week Sept 28), that our story is romantic. Our mothers worked together and were talking about their kids(us) and we were both headed to Monterey, CA for a military assignment ( in different services even). They wanted us to meet and we did. Well we hit it off and continued our romance in Monterey, and Carmel , CA. We were married several months later by the sea! We both just knew it would be a good match! I do love him truely!

  8. Congrats to D’Ann and bn100. You’ve each won your choice of either Hearts in Barbed Wire or Entanglements. Please look for my email with further details.

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