Monday, August 17, 2009

Montana Rose

You know how much I love Mary's books. So here's your chance to read the first chapter of her next book, Montana Rose. And if you leave a comment, one lucky person will receive a copy of this book. Be prepared to laugh!

Fire up your love of romance with Montana Rose.

When surrounded by a mob of ill-bred, foul-smelling, women-hungry men, the newly widowed and seemingly spoiled Cassie “China Doll” Griffin has no choice. Marrying handyman Red Dawson seems the only alternative to Cassie’s being hitched to a brutal rancher. But can this “China doll” bear exchanging smooth silk for coarse calico? Red was reluctant to be yoked to an unbeliever, but sometimes a man has no choice. Will Red change Cassie’s heart by changing her name? Wade Sawyer is obsessed with saving Cassie from a marriage of convenience. How far will he go make her his own?

If you would like to read the first chapter of
Montana Rose, go HERE

ABOUT Mary Connealy:

Mary's writing journey is similar to a lot of others. Boil it down to persistence, oh, go ahead and call it stubbornness. She just kept typing away. She think the reason she did it was because she was more or less a dunce around people—prone to sit silently when she really ought to speak up(or far worse, speak up when she ought to sit silently).

So, Mary had all these things, she want to say, in her head; the perfect zinger to the rude cashier, which you think of an hour after you’ve left the store, the perfect bit of wisdom when someone needs help, which doesn’t occur to you until they solve their problems themselves, the perfect guilt trip for the kids, which you don’t say because you’re not an idiot. She keep all this wit to herself, much to the relief of all who know her, and then wrote all her great ideas into books. It’s therapeutic if nothing else, and more affordable than a psychiatrist.

So then a very nice, oh so nice publishing company like Barbour Heartsong comes along and says, “Hey, we’ll pay you money for this 45,000 word therapy session.” That’s as sweet as it gets.

Mary's journey to publication is the same as everyone’s except for a few geniuses out there who make it hard for all of us. And even they probably have an Ode to Roast Beef or two in their past.

Mary has signed an exclusive contract with Barbour that will have her writing eighteen (18) books for them over the next four years! This book is the first in the Montana Marriage Series. The second book will be the
Husband Tree, and the third will be Wildflower Bride.


cheryl c said...

With all the stresses of daily life, I really appreciate a book that can make me laugh!

Anonymous said...

Wow. That looks to be a good story line. I wonder how they figure it all out. Teresa W

Katy Lin :) said...

that sounds great! i love the story about why she writes, too! isn't that the way it is for all of us, lol!

Linda W. said...

I would love to win Montana Rose. Have heard so many good things about it. Please enter me
desertrose5173 at gmail dot com

Carolynn W. said...

Everyone needs a laugh now and then, the book sounds wonderful. Thanks for the chance to win!

Michelle said...

Thank you for the opportunity to win this book!

God Bless,
Michelle in CA

Karin said...

I love a book that can make me laugh. Sounds like a fun book!

karin56381 (at)

Toystory said...

I am currently listening to a book that also has wit as well as charm, this one sounds like it would also be a great one to put on the list!

Casey said...

I have read the first chapter of this book, but missed out on the chance to win it on another site:(
It sounds like a great book and one I would love to read!


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