12 Days of Christmas Blog Hop-Day 10

I’m amending this post to include the birth of our grandson this morning at 1:30. This will be a Christmas memory we’ll cherish forever. Welcome, Tucker Douglas Bochenek.

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My most cherished Christmas memory-I’ve loved horses for as long as I can remember. My parents are born and raised city people. My favorite Christmas present was a cowgirl outfit when I was 5 or 6. Just being able to pretend I was a cowgirl made me happy.

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I’m sure most kids of the fifties wore something similar to this, and each one had a smile.

Today’s featured author is Cynthia Gail. The cover of Winter’s Magic is one of my favorites.

wintersmagic2_8502Winter’s Magic by Cynthia Gail
Owner of La Bella Vita, a five-star day spa nestled in the affluent suburbs of Nashville, Tennessee, Beth Sergeant knows her elite clientele first hand. She attended their private schools. She was even engaged, although briefly, to one of their most recognized bachelors. But she never fit in to their social-elite world. After losing his parents to a car accident at a young age, Nick Chester was raised by his grandfather, the wealthiest man in Nashville. When he chooses to socialize, he has a never-ending list of exclusive events and beautiful women vying for his attention. Yet he never lets himself forget that everyone has an agenda. Beth can’t resist Nick’s charm and accepts an invitation to dinner, despite her deep-seated insecurities. She proves she’s nothing like other women Nick’s dated and learns to trust him in return. But just as the last of their resistance crumbles and true love is within reach, challenges from Nick’s past threaten to destroy everything and force Beth to reveal her most guarded secret. Pick up a copy today at Amazon.

As part of The 12 Days of Christmas celebration, Cynthia donated a $10 Starbucks card, paired with a Bark Less Wag More coffee mug & author swag from Rachel Lacey to the prize list. Click HERE for this and many more random drawings. To follow the celebration, find a new recipe, pick up a holiday decorating or shopping tip, click HERE.

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About the Author

My husband and I live in the suburbs of Nashville, Tennessee with our eighteen-year-old son and three dogs. When I’m not working or writing, I can be found with family and friends. I love to bake in the winter, grill in the summer, and on occasion, I sneak away from everyone and curl up with a good book. Connect: Website | Facebook | Twitter | Goodreads