Romance is in the Air Valentine's Party

It's Valentine's week and there is romance everywhere! To celebrate, several authors are joining together in a "blog party", and it's all about romance and love. Think of your favorite love stories from books, movies, or true experiences. Please post because we'd all love to hear! Here's mine...

Twenty years ago this February, my husband asked me to marry him. It was a very romantic proposal! He'd planned it all out so wonderfully. We were on a trip with our college choir, and during one particular day, we had time to sight-see in the French Quarter of New Orleans. He picked the perfect place... the Cafe du Monde, world famous for beignets and cafe au lait. I'll never forget it. We'd been talking about getting married for months. We KNEW we were meant for each other. It just wasn't "official" yet. So, when he said, "Will you marry me?" my response was "Are you serious?" Because I couldn't tell if it was the "real" proposal or just another instance of us dreaming about the day we'd say "I do". He responded... "Well, let's see." And then he pulled the ring box from his pocket! I was so surprised and elated that I nearly threw up my beignets!

We've been back twice since then, and I'd go back tomorrow if I could!

Here we are the day he proposed in February of 1994.

And here we are again in 2011, the first time we returned.

One lucky person will win this great gift basket, featuring gifts from all the authors! (Approx. $50 value.) Read on find out how to enter!

Marie Higgins: Download of Crazy for You and $5 GC to Amazon
Amy Durham: Download of Dusk and $5 GC (your choice Kindle or Nook)
Mary Martinez: Download of Honky Tonk and $5 GC to Starbucks
Sheri McGathy: Signed Print book Elfen Gold
(Please note the paper copy only applies to addresses within the USA. If you live outside of the United States, you will receive a pdf. copy of Elfen Gold in your e-mail.)
Judy Baker: Download of Better She Die and a $5 GC to Amazon

How can you win? You need to answer the five questions listed below using the links provided. Email your answers to one of the five participating authors. Deadline 2/14/14 midnight. Winner will be announced along with all of the answers on all blogs on 2/15/14. Good luck.

1. What does Nerys do to free herself from Gerard's grasp? Find answer
2. Mary's wedding wasn't your typical wedding, where was it? Find answer
3. What is Eli's father's name and where is he at? Find Answer
4. In the Silver Sage Creek series, Sam Coulson, the Comanche half-breed, had an Indian name. What is it? Find Answer
5. Where did Amy and her husband get engaged? Find Answer

AND... don't forget to post here with your own favorite romantic stories... from books, movies or real life!

Happy Valentine's Week!

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