Thursday, April 11, 2019

LOVE IN SEASON - Pamela S Thibodeaux - One Free Copy

Bio: Award-winning author, Pamela S. Thibodeaux is the Co-Founder and a lifetime member of Bayou Writers Group in Lake Charles, Louisiana. Multi-published in romantic fiction as well as creative non-fiction, her writing has been tagged as, “Inspirational with an Edge!” ™ and reviewed as “steamier and grittier than the typical Christian novel without decreasing the message.”

Welcome back, Pamela. What are some of the spiritual themes you like to write about?
Most of my stories revolve around forgiveness and second chances.

What other books of yours are coming out soon?
I don’t have another new release scheduled as of yet, however the audio version of my Indy title, Tempered Hearts, is now in production and hopefully will be out this year.

If you could spend an evening with one contemporary person (not a family member of yours), who would it be and why?
Nora Roberts. She is my favorite author and I’d love to sit and converse with her about life in general, friendships in specific, and what it takes to become as prolific an author as she. I know “hard work” would be the first answer but I’d like to go deeper.

What historical person would you like to meet (besides Jesus) and why?
I’m not much of a history buff so I hadn’t thought about who I’d like to meet besides Jesus. Joan of Arc maybe and see how she knew her calling beyond a shadow of doubt.

How can you encourage authors who have been receiving only rejections from publishers?
Don’t give up! Submit, implement feedback, re-submit or submit elsewhere. Writing is a talent and gift from God. Don’t bury your talent or hide your gift. Someone, somewhere wants, needs, to read what you write!

Tell us about the featured book.
For quite some time I wanted to put together a collection of short stories that centered around the 4 seasons and 4 holidays that focus on love and family (Valentine's Day, Easter, Thanksgiving, and Christmas). Since I already had several stories at Pelican Book Group, I mentioned this idea to my editor, the amazing Nicola Martinez, and she loved it. I submitted two previously unpublished stories to round out the collection, along with those PBG had already published, and viola! Love in Season was born.

Blurb: Anytime is the perfect time for love.
In this anthology, author Pamela S Thibodeaux brings together eight of her most beloved romance stories—one for each season plus four holidays that revolve around love and family.

Includes two brand new stories!

Please give us the first page of the book.
Winter Madness
They met on a cold winter morning in a cozy coffee shop. Not just the tinkle of the bell above the door announced his arrival, but also the quickening of her heart, the slow thud of blood through her veins, the sharp curl of need in the pit of her stomach. Even before she saw him, she knew the minute he’d walked in. A dream from her past.

He turned; their eyes met.

William’s eyes widened and his breath caught. There she sat all soft and glowing. A ghost from his past.  He hesitated, blew a soft rush of air to cool the steaming brew he’d just purchased. A sigh escaped followed by a resigned shrug. There’s no way out of the meeting now. Only a few steps separated them physically, miles emotionally. One hurdle at a time, he thought, and joined her at the table for two beside the window.

“Good morning,” she breathed up at him, every year of distance, every minute of longing reflected in her voice–as though she’d waited for him all along, just as she promised so long ago, and again not so long ago.

William scowled. “Snow everywhere, slush beneath, what’s so good about it?”

Sienna sighed, “There’s nothing quite as lovely as the first snow of the season.”

He frowned. “Lovely? Tell me, what do you find so lovely about the cold and dampness that comes with the first snow of the season?”

She smiled, and his heart skipped a thud.

“Always reminds me of what the Bible says about our salvation, and that the Blood of Jesus cleanses us as pure and as white as snow and offers us a chance for new life.”

How can readers find you on the Internet?
Website address:  
Twitter: @psthib
Amazon Author Page:

Thank you, Pamela, for sharing this collection with my blog readers and me. Sometimes, it’s good to have something shorter to read when you only have a few minutes.

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Pamela S Thibodeaux said...

Thank you SO much for having me visit today Lena!
Good luck and God's blessings to you and your readers.

Linda Kish said...

I would love the chance to win/read this book. It sounds wonderful. Linda in CA

lkish77123 at gmail dot com

Diane Burton said...

Forgiveness and second chances are wonderful themes. Best wishes, Pam.

Kara O'Neal said...

I love your writing! I live in Texas!

Carol James said...

Pam, your book sounds like a really fun read. From Carol in GA.

Alina K. Field said...

I love that excerpt Pamela! Blessings on the book and you!

Melanie Backus said...

What a great book! I would love to read it!
Melanie Backus, TX

Vivian Furbay said...

These sounds like very interesting stories and I love reading about stories involving the holidays. Vivian Furbay of CO

Pamela S Thibodeaux said...

I'm so happy to see you all here! Sorry I couldn't interact with you yesterday. But I appreciate you ALL more than words can express.

Good luck and God's blessings to each of you!

I'm excited to see who wins Love in Season.



Pamela S Thibodeaux said...

Thanks for dropping by Sarah!
Good luck and God's blessings

Kara O'Neal said...

Love, love, love your writing! This story sounds great!

Pamela S Thibodeaux said...

Thank you so much Kara. The feeling is mutual :-)
Good luck and God's blessings

Sharon Bryant said...

Enter me!!
Conway SC.

Connie Porter Saunders said...

Please enter my name. Thank you!
Connie from KY

Pamela S Thibodeaux said...

Hi Sharon and Connie!
Thanks for dropping by
Good luck and God's blessings for the contest