Christian Fiction Scavenger Hunt Stop #13

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Welcome to the Christian Fiction Scavenger Hunt! If you’ve just discovered the hunt, be sure to start at Stop #1, and collect the clues through all 30 stops, in order, so you can enter to win one of our top 5 grand prizes!

• The hunt BEGINS on 3/1 at noon MST with Stop #1 at LisaTawnBergren.com.
• Hunt through our loop using Chrome or Firefox as your browser (not Explorer).
• There is NO RUSH to complete the hunt—you have all weekend (until Sunday, 3/4 at midnight MST)! So take your time, reading the unique posts along the way; our hope is that you discover new authors/new books.
• Submit your entry for the grand prizes by collecting the CLUE on each author’s scavenger hunt post and submitting your answer in the Rafflecopter form at Stop #30. Many authors are offering additional prizes along the way!

I’m delighted to welcome my guest for this stop, Christy and Carol Award-Winning author, Becky Wade. Becky’s debut novel was the one of the first contemporary Christian romances I read when deciding to switch from writing fantasy to romance, and so her books will always have a special place on my bookshelf. I’m particularly looking forward to the second book in her Bradford Sisters series, Falling for You, especially since we got a tantalizing glimpse of these characters in book one!

Here’s a quick look at what the book’s about:  When a decades-old missing persons case brings Willow Bradford and Corbin Stewart back together, they’re forced to confront their past relationship, who they’ve become, and whether they can risk falling for one another all over again.

And now I’ll hand the post over to Becky herself!

 

The Pros and Cons of Starring in a Romance Novel by Becky Wade

I’m very familiar with the pros and cons of my job of author. Pros: Coffee, quiet, imagination, a flexible schedule, the close proximity of chocolate. Cons: Deadlines, a little too much quiet, seasons of discouragement, cluelessness regarding what should happen next in my manuscript.

For this Scavenger Hunt, I decided to turn the spotlight on the heroine and hero of my next novel and ask them about the pros and cons of their job! The heroine of Falling for You, Willow Bradford, is a model who’s currently running her mom’s B&B. The hero, Corbin Stewart, is a former NFL quarterback.

What are the “pros” of starring in a romance novel?

1. “Falling in love!” -Willow
2. “You get to do a job, like professional football player, that’s only attainable for about 0.001% of real humans.” -Corbin
3. “Your hero thinks fabulously romantic thoughts toward you. For example, ‘She was grace and beauty and calm. He was none of those things, and he loved her for being what he wasn’t.’ See what I mean? Definite perk!” -Willow
4. “Dialogue. Our comebacks are quicker and wittier than comebacks can possibly be in the non-fictional world.” -Corbin
5. “The chance to experience tremendously deep emotions like joy, hope and exultation.” -Willow

What are the “cons” of starring in a romance novel?

1. “The chance to experience tremendously deep emotions like despair, jealousy, and loneliness.” -Corbin
2. “You’re forced to confront all the wounds of your past, which is hard. Denial really does have its advantages.” -Willow
3. “The plot twists are sometimes a gut wrencher.” -Corbin
4. “You don’t receive quite the same level of respect you’d receive if you starred in a book like Anna Karenina.” -Willow
5. “You worry that you might not end up with the person you’re falling in love with. And that possibility becomes almost unbearable.” -Corbin

Becky is the Christy and Carol Award winning author of humorous and heartwarming Christian romances. She makes her home in Dallas and spends her time writing, reading, and attempting (often unsuccessfully) to keep up with house cleaning, her husband, and her three kids.

 

Here’s the Stop #13 Skinny:
You can order Becky’s book on Amazon, Barnes & Noble, CBD, iTunes, or at your local bookstore! 
Clue to Write Down: hunt!
Link to Stop #14, the Next Stop on the Loop: Becky Wade’s own site!

 

But wait! Before you go, I’m offering three copies of The Saturday Night Supper Club to three lucky scavenger hunters. All you have to do is sign up for my newsletter below (or note that you’re already a subscriber.) The winners will be chosen and announced on March 5th. Happy hunting!

 

Scavenger Hunt (Spring 2018)
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  1. Lee-Ann says:

    This scavenger hunt is great! I’m discovering some new authors I am looking forward to reading and have been gleaning some wrting advice I hope to apply to my own.

    • Carla says:

      I’m so glad! Don’t forget to come back and enter to win copies of my new book when the giveaway opens at noon MST! <3

  2. tish says:

    This is a lot of fun. I am learning about new authors which are great.

  3. Perrianne Askew says:

    I already have the book! I’m excited to get to read it. Thank you for doing the scavenger hunt, it’s a lot of fun!

  4. Betty Reynolds says:

    Just signed up for your newsletter. Thank you for the book!

  5. Leona Olson says:

    This is another book for the Hallmark Channel.

  6. Karen says:

    Becky, you crack me up! I would much rather read your books than Anna Karenina!

    Carla, I already won a copy of The Saturday Night Supper Club so I’m not entering the contest, but I’m counting the days until the release of Brunch at Bittersweet Café!

    • Carla says:

      Karen, you can always choose one of my other books, including the first of my fantasy series… Hope you enjoyed the book!

  7. Leandra Massey says:

    I just signed up for your newsletter! Thanks for the chance to win.

  8. Teresa says:

    Love to cook – love to eat-love to have the SUPPER CLUB!

  9. Sandra Burson says:

    This scavenger hunt is so much fun. I am meeting new authors and learning more about them.

  10. Pat Moore says:

    signed up for the newsletter & like your page. Looking forward to reading your book.

  11. B says:

    This is great! Just learned about you. Thanks for the opportunity. 😄

  12. Lisamarie Whiting says:

    All done!! Did everything!!! Thank you for the opportunity!!!!:) God bless!!

  13. Jessica Baker says:

    This is so fun! Made sure to subscribe 😁

  14. Jeanne Crea says:

    Your book is on my wish list! Thanks so much for the chance to win. Just subscribed to your email, and am following you on FB, twitter, pinterest, and instagram 🙂 Thanks for being a part of this scavenger hunt!

  15. desiree says:

    the book are great and then i love to live in the era and then see how they lived and then how t hey are doing my fmily history goed back way back to the king and queen

  16. Donna E H Durnell says:

    I am enjoying the scavenger hunt. Now I have to find more reading time so I can read all these good books.

  17. Brenda Hook says:

    thank you so much it was fun

  18. Lisa Hudson says:

    Hey Carla! I’ve read 140 books since January of 2017. the Saturday Night Supper Club is definitely in my Top Ten! It was EXCELLENT! Thank you for sharing your GODgift with the world!

  19. DeVorah B says:

    I’m already a subscriber.

  20. Barbara Hamby says:

    it said i was already a subscriber………..Thanks for giving us the chance to win

  21. Carol Alscheff says:

    Enjoying the scavenger hunt. I am already subscribed to your newsletter.

  22. Victoria says:

    I’m a new subscriber!

  23. Rose Blackard says:

    Thanks for the chance to win. I am already subscribed to the email list.

  24. Rochelle L says:

    Loving the Saturday Night Supper Club. Am anxiously awaiting book 3 in the MacDonald trilogy!

  25. Nyala Edwards says:

    I just subscribed.

  26. Alaina F says:

    Release the hounds, I’m on the hunt for Day 2!

    Thanks for hosting on this scavenger hunt, Carla! And I loved your post, Becky – so funny and spot-on!

  27. Lori Dykes says:

    I am enjoying this so much. Finding new authors and great books!! Thank you

  28. Linda Marie Finn says:

    I have subscribed, Thank you for being part of the giveaway ! Your book looks great as does Becky’s !
    Blessings
    Linda Marie

  29. Sonnetta Jones says:

    Already a subscriber

  30. Jordann says:

    I am already subscribed! 🙂

  31. Chanel M. says:

    Cute post, Becky – very creative and entertaining! I subscribed to your newsletter as well.

  32. Shaun says:

    I just subscribed. This scavenger hunt is so much fun.

  33. Jeanne Scott says:

    I just subscribed

  34. Susan Johnson says:

    I am having a lot of fun on this scavenger hunt. Thank you for being part of it.

  35. Lindsay Hickey says:

    I love the fact we get new authors and to meet them. This is one grand idea. Thank you

  36. Trixi says:

    Oh, I love this cute pros and cons post of starring in a romance novel told from Becky’s characters! How fun 🙂

    I’m already a newspaper subscriber, Carla! I’m loving this scavenger hunt, it’s the highlight of the year. Thank you for participating in the hunt and the extra giveaway! Saturday Night Supper Club looks & sounds really good.

  37. Autumn says:

    What a fun idea this hunt is. It is great seeing authors that are nrw to me…and ones that are some of my favorites!

  38. Sheila says:

    I am a subscriber already. Thank you for this opportunity!

  39. Linda Horin says:

    Already a subscriber! Thank you for taking part in the scavenger hunt…such fun!

  40. Natalya Lakhno says:

    I am a subscriber already!

  41. Theresa Carle says:

    This is exciting!

  42. Connie Saunders says:

    Just signed up. Thank you!

  43. Kendra says:

    I already signed up for your newsletter.

  44. Jan says:

    I signed up for your newsletter. I am looking forward to reading your books as you are a new author for me.

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