Friday, August 3, 2012

To Love and Cherish Giveaway

Since Judy took you on a tour of Williamsburg, I thought I'd take you back to Georgia and the beautiful places we saw while researching for our Bridal Veil Island series.

Judy and I enjoyed touring Jekyll Island and all that it had to offer. It really gave us a good idea of how to style and set our fictional island.

When you read our book and come to parts about the boat house and river side of the island, this was our inspiration on Jekyll Island.

And when we write about the little "cottages" on the island where the rich and famous would escape the winter up north - this is what we were thinking.

Not exactly what I would consider a small cottage. Judy and I found them charming. It's exciting to see the historical society there refurbishing them. I hope they'll be around for a great many years to come.

Maybe one of my very favorite things was this little contraption. Judy can tell you more about it than I can. Not only that, but she tried hard to sneak this one into the car to take home.

 Can't you see her toddling around in it?

Okay, so now for the give away - if you respond to this blog, you will be entered into the contest. I'm giving away 5 copies of To Love and Cherish and they will have bookplates signed by both Judy and me. Contest ends August 4th at 11:59 p.m. and winners will be announced in next week's August 10th blog.
God Bless You!


  1. i am looking forward to reading To Love and Charish.....i thoroughly enjoy all of your book... keep up the good works and your fight with MS....

  2. Loved You and Judy's stories.
    Very interesting.
    Glad for this give away.
    God bless,
    Carolyn Jefferson

  3. thanks for the tour - an area I hope to explore more one day

  4. The pictures are beautiful, I can only imagine what it looks like in person! I have always wanted to go on a vacation with my family, especially in a place like that! I love your books, this series is one of two I have yet to read! You two write so well together!

  5. Thank you for sharing such lovely photos. Good bless!

  6. Those are such wonderful pictures and pretty houses. Sounds like you had fun on your visit. Georgia has many pretty places :).

    Thanks for the giveaway.
    Jen W.

  7. Can't wait to read this!! I live in Oregon but attend college in Georgia so it will be interesting to learn more about Georgia through this book :)

  8. When my family lived near Savannah, Jekyll was one of the places we liked to take visiting family members. It's beautiful, and I can see how it would be very inspiring.

  9. Hi Tracie! I am so happy to see a post about Jeckyll Island! I love that place! I haven't been in several years. Thanks for the memories!
    Campbellamyd at gmail dot com

  10. Wonderful post! Thank you for sharing. It's great to see that this island's history is being preserved.

    Thank you for the opportunity to win a copy of your book!

  11. It's neat seeing actual pictures that help us picture what a place in a book actually looks like! I love your books! Thank you so much for coming up with the ideas and putting them down for us to read!
    God bless

  12. I believe I would enjoy time away in one of these quaint little cottages.... Looking forward to this book!

  13. It's great to see some of the places that inspire you in your books. I know I could just get lost just enjoying the day on the island. Can't wait to read this one!

  14. I tried to comment before but I'm not seeing it now. So I'll post again :)

    Thank you for the behind the scenes look at your series. I love those cottages! And they're so well preserved. Were you able to go inside any of them?

    Thank you for the opportunity to win a copy of your book!


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