This week I’m shining the spotlight on
An Unlikely Mother by Danica Favorite,
a May release from Love Inspired Historical.
Learn more about the story below, and then scroll
down to enter the giveaway for a print copy.
Bound by a Child
Hoping to overcome her reputation as Leadville, Colorado’s biggest gossip, wealthy socialite Flora Montgomery offers to help a miner care for an abandoned child. But her growing affection for the sweet boy’s handsome rescuer could be a problem. Especially since her parents insist she must marry for money.
Undercover mine owner George Baxter is digging himself into a dilemma. The once-spoiled Flora has become a delightful, generous woman, and she’ll be devastated by his deception. Yet if he can’t discover who’s sabotaging the mine, George will lose any chance of making a home for Flora and Pierre. Can the little boy who holds both their hearts help them lay claim to a new dream of family?
Copyright © 2017 by Harlequin Enterprises Limited
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If my close friends were to describe me, they might choose the word organized. I am, at heart, but when I began pursing my dream of writing, things changed.
With much of my time spent nose-to-keyboard, I devoted less of it to keeping things in their proper places. Piles began appearing. They were soon joined by more piles.
My files underwent a similar change. I used to keep them pared to a minimum, but I lacked the time to weed their contents. They began bulging. I dreaded opening the drawers and trying to squeeze just one more document inside.
To combat the problem and keep myself from going batty, I would periodically clean my office. Those bursts of organizational energy might result in cleared surfaces, but the underlying problem was still there, the evidence hiding in the closet and drawers.
I’ve turned in the second book of my two-book contract and am not under deadline for the first time in three years, so I’m taking time to dig out. Over the weekend, I began by going through piles destined for the shredder. Thirty pounds are ready to be hauled off, and I feel lighter and more at peace already.
Today I will continue deep cleaning my office. My goals are to eliminate those piles, reduce the number of dated documents in those files and rediscover the joy of spending time in a streamlined space.
Once my work table in the corner of my office is clear, I look forward to sorting the boxes of photos and memorabilia I inherited from my dad and my in-laws. My organizational heart is happy.
Questions for You
Are there areas in your home that
you struggle to keep under control?
Do you have an organizational bent, like me,
or are you comfortable in a less structured setting?
What are some of your best tips for dealing with the
proliferation of papers that have a way of piling up?
Enter to win a print copy of An Unlikely Mother
by leaving a comment on this post with the answer to one of
the questions above. You must answer at least one to qualify.
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Giveaway ends Saturday, April 22 at 11:59 p.m. PST.
Winner to be announced in my new
blog post on Monday, April 24.
Must be 18 to enter. International OK. Void where prohibited.
Congratulations to the winner from my April 10 post.
Linda W. will receive a copy of Her Cherokee Groom,
a May LIH by Valerie Hansen!
Congratulations to Paula M, who won the additional copy of
Her Cherokee Groom that Valerie offered to give away!