Hachette Book Group- Mother's Day Giveaway

Hachette Book Group- Mother's Day Giveaway

What can you win? Three winners will each get a package with the following:

MONTANA DESTINY By R.C. Ryan
ISBN 9780446548632, Mass Market, US$6.99/CAN$8.99
Author R.C. Ryan’s Webpage

RAVISHED BY A HIGHLANDER By Paula Quinn
ISBN 9780446552387, Mass Market, US$6.99/CAN$8.99
Author Paula Quinn’s Website

STILL THE ONE By Robin Wells
ISBN 9780446555982, Mass Market, US$6.99/CAN$8.99
Author Robin Wells Webpage

DESIRE ME By Robyn DeHart
ISBN 9780446541978, Mass Market, US$6.99/CAN$8.99
Author Robyn DeHart’s Website

KNIGHT OF PASSION By Margaret Mallory
ISBN 9780446559867, Mass Market, US$6.99/CAN$8.99
Author Margaret Mallory’s Website

TO SURRENDER TO A ROGUE By Cara Elliott
ISBN 9780446541312, Mass Market, US$6.99/CAN$8.99

Author Cara Elliot’s Webpage

How do you enter to win?

 Go to each Author’s website then come back here and in  comments tell me something of interest you found at each Author’s site.

On the evening of May 9th I will pick 3 random winners from the comments.

 Clear as mud? 😉

Good luck!!

 

43 Responses to Hachette Book Group- Mother's Day Giveaway

  1. Diana Smith

    R C Ryan-real name is Ruth Ryan Langan. Paula Quinn-First book was Lord of Desire published in Aug 2005. Robin Wells-Advertising & Pr Rep before Author. Robyn DeHart-Degree in Sociology. Margaret Mallory-Moved Pacific Northwest to find park ranger with a dog. Cara Elliot-Taught College Seminar on Historical Romance at Yale.

  2. donna ann

    R C Ryan – has a “virtual vacation” to Ireland (love the castle in the picture)
    Paula Quinn – has picture of men in leather & pink kilts as well as some recipes
    Robin Wells – her fortune cookie came true (didn’t think that ever happens)
    Robyn DeHart – reading Kathleen Woodiwiss hooked her on romances just as it did me
    Margaret Mallory – she lived in Africa for couple years and worked in DC for a while
    Cara Elliot – co-teaches a reading historical romance course at Yale

  3. Sherry Haut

    R.C. Ryan has written 96 books. Paula Quinn met her husband when she was 14. Robin Wells has won the RWA Golden Heart Award, two National Readers’ Choice Awards, the Holt Medallion and CRW’s Award of Excellence.
    Robyn DeHart sold her first book in 2004. Margaret Mallory has 2 kids in college. Cara Elliott also writes as Andrea Pickens.

  4. susan leech

    Ms.Ryan has given dozens of interviews on radio, tv and in print.
    Paula Quinn typed her first novel on an ADAM computer.
    Robin Wells has novels that is translated in dozen of languages.
    Robyn DeHart is known for her unique plotliners and authentic characters.
    Margaret Mallory lives in the Pacific Northwest.
    Cara Elliott lives in New York City.

  5. PhyllisC

    R.C. Ryan a/k/a Ruth Ryan Langan has written 96 novels, both contemporary and historical. I love her Jewels of Texas series and the Highland series.

    Paula Quinn said “When I was eleven I had the supreme audacity (and confidence) to submit my own masterpiece, a short story, to a science fiction house”. Wow! Eleven.

    Robin Wells and her family celebrated at a Chinese restaurant when she sold her first novel. Her fortune cookie read “Romance moves you in a new direction”.

    Robyn DeHart always knew that she wanted to be a writer but wasn’t sure what she wanted to read until she read Kathleen Woodiwiss’ “A Rose in Winter” and that sealed it for her – she would write romance.

    Margaret Mallory loves castles and on her website has a link to one that she used as a pattern for the castle in one of her stories.

  6. Lindy

    R.C. Ryan – has free goodies if you send a SASE. ‘Montana Destiny’ is book 2 in the series.

    Paula Quinn – ‘Ravished By A Highlander’ is the 1st book in a new series. Book 2 will be out in September.

    Robin Wells – Robin lives just outside New Orleans with her family.

    Robyn DeHart – ‘Desire Me’ is the 2nd book in the Legend Hunters series. the first book, ‘Seduce Me’ was published in August 2009.

    Margaret Mallory – ‘Knight of Pleasure’ (book 2 in the All The King’s Men series) was a 2010 RITA finalist.

    Cara Elliott – ‘To Surrender To A Rogue’ is the 2nd book in the Circle of Sin trilogy.

  7. PhyllisC

    REPOST To add the last author. I guess that’s what happens when I should be sleeping instead of entering contests. LOL 😀

    R.C. Ryan a/k/a Ruth Ryan Langan has written 96 novels, both contemporary and historical. I love her Jewels of Texas series and the Highland series.

    Paula Quinn said “When I was eleven I had the supreme audacity (and confidence) to submit my own masterpiece, a short story, to a science fiction house”. Wow! Eleven.

    Robin Wells and her family celebrated at a Chinese restaurant when she sold her first novel. Her fortune cookie read “Romance moves you in a new direction”.

    Robyn DeHart always knew that she wanted to be a writer but wasn’t sure what she wanted to read until she read Kathleen Woodiwiss’ “A Rose in Winter” and that sealed it for her – she would write romance.

    Margaret Mallory loves castles and on her website has a link to one that she used as a pattern for the castle in one of her stories.

    Cara Elliott also writes as Andrea Pickens, the author of a number of award-winning Regency-set historical romances.

  8. Audra Holtwick

    R.C. Ryan: met her husband when she was 14
    Paula Quinn:inspired By “hot tales” told by her grandmother and her librarian parents .
    Robyn Dehart: Legend Hunters 3 Book will be called TREASURE ME
    Margret Mallory:”KNIGHT of PLEASURE” is 2010 Rita Finalist
    Cara Elliot: just finish teaching a college seminar on historical romance at Yale with fellow author Lauren Wellig

  9. Carol L.

    RC Ryan has written a whopping 96 novels-amazing
    Paula Quinn at age 14 met the boy who became her husband.
    Robin Wells parents were both librarians
    Robyn DeHart lives in the Smokey Mountains with her husband a Universit Professor
    Cara Elliott’s debut trilogy is called A Circle of Sin
    Carol L.
    Lucky4750@aol.com

  10. Carol L.

    ooops, I forgot Magaret Mallory who graduated from University of Michigan Law School and a few years back gave up her legal career to wrt novels.
    Carol L.
    Lucky4750@aol.com

  11. Maithe

    1. R.C. Ryan has written 96 novels, both contemporary and historical. Her book, Montana Legacy, has been picked by Cosmopolitan for its June Red Hot Read.
    2. Paula Quinn’s RAVISHED BY A HIGHLANDER got 4 1/2 Stars TOP PICK from RT Magazine.
    3. Robin Wells has won the RWA Golden Heart Award, two National Readers’ Choice Awards, the Holt Medallion and CRW’s Award of Excellence.
    4. Robyn DeHart’s Seduce Me is an RT Reviewer’s Choice Award Nominee for Best Historical Romantic Adventure.
    5. Margaret Mallory’ Knight of Pleasure is a Finalist in the RITA. Knight of Passion got 4 1/2 Stars & “Top Pick” from RT Book Reviews.
    6. Cara Elliott also writes as Andrea Pickens. Cara Elliot’s career launches with a trilogy about three unconventional female scholars who formed a bond of friendship through the weekly meetings of their Scientific Society.

    Maithe

  12. Karen H in NC

    1. RC Ryan, aka Ruth Ryan Langan, has written 96 novels, both contemporary and historical.

    2. Paula Quinn, at age 14, met the boy who would become her husband.

    3. Robin Wells: When she sold her first novel, her family celebrated at a Chinese restaurant. Robin’s fortune cookie read “Romance moves you in a new direction”

    4. Robyn DeHart blames her parents and their amazing marriage for the fact that she’s a hopeless romantic.

    5. Margaret Mallory’s book ‘Knight of Pleasure’ is a 2010 RITA finalist.

    6. Cara Elliott is writing a sexy new trilogy which she calls ‘The Circle of Sin’.

  13. Joanne R

    1. RC Ryan wrote a beautiful “Journal of the Heart” about her trip to Ireland.

    2. Paula Quinn loved Sister Joseph Anne and her original stories aobut Jane & Fifi at Avocado Green in fourth grade.

    3. Robin Wells was an advertising & public relations executive before becoming an author.

    4. Robyn DeHart was inspired by “The Rose In Winter” sealed the deal for her to want to become a writer.

    5. Margaret Mallory has some very beautiful office-mates in Beckham & Lucy, her dog & cat.

    6. Cara Elliott held a seminar w/friend and author Lauren Willig at Yale on historical romance and Fabio made an appearance.

  14. Jean P

    R C Ryan likes to garden
    Paula Quinn submitted her first short story when she was 11, even though it was rejected she kept writing
    Robin Wells has an spoiled dog named Winnie the Pooh-dle
    Robyn De Hart she blames her parents and their amazing marriage for her being a hopeless romantic
    Margart Mallory abandoned her legal career to write novels
    Cara Elliot as an undergrad at Yale she majored in art and went onto to get a MFA in Graphic Design

  15. peg360

    Ruth writes both contemporary and historicals.,Paula Quinn loves to read science fiction .Robin Wells was a advertising and public relations executive. Robin DeHart a degree in sociology.Margaret Mallory wonderful pic .on her site.Cara Elliot also writes under the name Andrea Pickens

  16. JOYE

    RUTH RYAN LANGAN has written 96 novels some of which are histoicals
    PAULA QUINN has a Chihuahua dog
    ROBIN WELLS lives in New Orleans
    ROBYN DE HART graduated from college with a degree in Sociology
    MARGARET MALLORY has a cat named Beckham
    CARA ELLIOTT her debut trilogy is called “The Circle of Sin”

  17. Jackie Wisherd

    RC Ryan has written 96 novels. Paula Quinn has an interesting Character Interview that goes along with each of her books…interesting. Robin Wells has Discussion Qts. for Reading Groups. Robin DeHart likes Sociology. Margaret Mallory has great castle pictures on her website.

  18. Dina

    R.C. Ryan: I like the names of her 3 Montana books
    Paula Quinn: love that she is doing a blog tour
    Robin Wells: that she was an advertising and public relations executive.
    Robyn DeHart: that in June she will be presenting a workshop to the Northwest Houston RWA
    Margaret Mallory: she loves castles
    Cara Elliott: she visited London

    fun contest

  19. Valerie

    R C Ryan is Ruth Ryan Langan, a fav author of mine. She’s written 96 novels!! And has appeared on ‘Good Morning America’ and ‘CNN’.

    Paula Quinn submitted her first manuscript when she was only eleven years old!

    Robin Wells has a competition on her site for a set of hair care products. She was a public relations executive. She once opened a fortune cookie that said ‘Romance moves you into a new direction.!’

    Robyn DeHart was imspired by Kathleen Woodiwiss ‘A Rose In Winter’.

    Margaret Mallory spent two years in Africa. She shocked her family by giving up her steady job to write novels.

    Cara Elliot is also known as Andrea Pickens, author of Regency Romances.

  20. Amanda

    R.C. Ryan (aka Ruth Ryan Langan) has written 96 novels, both contemporary and historical. She also wrote a wonderful online journal of her trip to Ireland several years ago.

    Paula Quinn’s favorite genre in reading growing up was science fiction.

    Robin Wells was an advertising and public relations executive before becoming a full-time writer.

    Robyn DeHart is a contributor to the Sisterhood of the Jaunty Quills group blog. Desire Me is the second book in her Legend Hunters series.

    Margaret Mallory recently had her first foreign book sale of Knight of Desire to Japan.

    Cara Elliott also writes Regency romances as Andrea Pickens

  21. Kathleeen

    RC Ryan
    Is a charter member of RWA..
    Paula Quin
    Submitte her first masterpiece at age 11 and was in dismaied when it was sent back to her as CRAP.. But this did not deter her..
    Robin Wells
    Once got a fortune Coookie that said ” Romance moves you in a new direction” and this was just after she sold her first book.
    Robyn DeHart
    Is the youngest of 3 children and was raised in central Texas
    Margaret Mallory
    Shares her office with two furry friends Beckham and Lucy
    Cara Elliott
    She also writes under the name Andrea Pickens..

  22. Eva S

    R.C.Ryan has written 96 novels, some of them wonderful trilogies.
    Paula Quinn’s Ravished got a Top Pick from Night Owl Reviews
    Robin Wells had a grandmother who told “hot tales”.
    Robyn DeHart’s Seduce Me is a RT Reviewer’s Choice Award Nominee for Best Historical Romantic Adventure.
    Margaret Mallory’s Knight of Pleasure is a Finalist in the RITA
    Cara Elliot’s alter ego is Andrea Pickens.

  23. Mariee

    R.C. Ryan – Montana Legacy has been picked by Cosmopolitan for it’s June Red Hot Read.
    Paula Quinn – She has a new book coming out in May, Ravished by a Highlander.
    Robin Wells – Before becoming a writer, she was an advertising and public relations executive.
    Robyn DeHart – She has two very spoiled cats.
    Margaret Mallory – Knight of Pleasure was a finalist in the RITA.
    Cara Elliott – She has a alter ego pen name, Andrea Pickens.

  24. Anna Shah Hoque

    *R.C. Ryan – She’s got an anthology coming out in Nov 2010 which by the way looks like an awesome read.

    *Paula Quinn – She has a lot of pets…a Lhasa Apso, a Chihuahua, a Cockatoo named Marley, and lots of finches, keets, and fish.

    *Robin Wells – She has a dog named Winnie The Pooh-dle.

    *Robyn DeHart – After getting her Sociology degree, she interned with author Pamela Morsi.

    *Margaret Mallory – Her book Knight of Desire is the first in the “All the King’s Men” series.

    *Cara Elliot – She writes under another pen name, Andrea Pickens covering Regency -set historical romances.

  25. Debby

    From the websites I learned:
    R.C. Ryan – she is also Ruth Ryan Langan, Montana Legacy was selected as Cosmo’s Red Hot Read

    Paula Quinn – found some great reviews for Ravished by a Highlander. I am adding it to my list for when I don’t win.

    Robin Wells – she was an advertising and public relations executive but wanted to write books.

    Robyn DeHart – Kathleen Woodiwiss sold her on writing. She has great tasste. I love her books.

    Margaret Mallory – She spent years in jobs devoted to improving services for abused children and care for the elderly. Then she abandoned her law career to write novels.

    Cara Elliot – She has an leter ego named Andrea Pickens

  26. neljo mullins

    R.C. Ryan will send free goodies (bookmarks, refrig. magnets, etc.) please send a stamped, self-addressed No. 10 envelope (4 1/8 X 9 1/2″) to:

    Ruth Ryan Langan
    c/o 38321 Golfview Dr
    Farmington Hills MI 48331

    Paula Quinn has monthly contest!!! love her books

    Robin Wells…When she sold her first novel, her family celebrated at a Chinese restaurant. Robin’s fortune cookie read “Romance moves you in a new direction”—and it has.

    Robyn DeHart After writing for seven years I sold my first book to Avon in 2004 and Courting Claudia was released in 2005

    Margaret Mallory..said..What I particularly like about the medieval period—besides all the adventure and political intrigue—is that it lends itself so well to stories with themes of honor and loyalty. And then there are the knights, of course…

    Andrea Pickens is Cara Elliott alter ego …. As Cara her books are more SEXY

  27. RachieG

    Great Contest!! 🙂

    Ruth Langan – has a book with J.D. Robb (novella)

    Paula Quinn – Has 4 main websites she directs for people to purchase her books…had never heard of Rhapsody

    Robin Wells – Has a link for easy discussion questions for reading groups

    Robyn DeHart – Robyn will be presenting a workshop to the Northwest Houston RWA chapter on June 5th

    Margaret Mallory – 1st Foreign Sale~Knight of Desire to Japan!

    Cara Elliott – Her blog is called “The Word Wenches”

  28. Sue A.

    R.C. Ryan – Montana Legacy has been picked by Cosmopolitan for its June Red Hot Read.
    Paula Quinn – She has three beautiful children and a zoo, complete with a Lhasa Apso, a Chihuahua, a brand new beautiful Cockatoo named Marley, and lots of finches, keets, and fish.
    Robin Wells – When she sold her first novel, her family celebrated at a Chinese restaurant. Robin’s fortune cookie read “Romance moves you in a new direction.”
    Robyn DeHart – After college she worked a myriad of jobs: Computer Software Trainer, Recruiter, Administrative Assistant.
    Margaret Mallory – She has a degrees from Michigan State University and the University of Michigan Law School.
    Cara Elliott – She began her writing career at age five with a number of lavishly illustrated Westerns, which were lovingly preserved for posterity by her first fan, her mom.

  29. Lisa G.

    1. R.C. Ryan (aka Ruth Ryan Langan) has written 96 novels, both contemporary and historical. She is a charter member of RWA.

    2. Paula Quinn – She has three beautiful children and a zoo, complete with a Lhasa Apso, a Chihuahua, a brand new beautiful Cockatoo named Marley, and lots of finches, keets, and fish.

    3. Robin Wells lives in New Orleans and had a grandmother who told “hot tales”.

    4. Robyn DeHart graduated from college with a degree in Sociology and is the youngest of 3 children from Texas.

    5. Margaret Mallory spent two years in Africa and shares her office with two furry friends Beckham and Lucy.

    6. Cara Elliott has a blog called “The Word Wenches” has also visited London and has an alter ego “Andrea Pickens.”

    This was so much FUN!!! Thx, Lisa G.

  30. Quilt Lady

    R.C. Ryan has written 96 novals
    Paul Quinn , forth grade was her favorite year as a student
    Robin Wells lives outsid of New Orleans with her husbands and two daughters.
    Robin DeHart is the youngest of three children and the favorite, shes the baby
    Margart Mallory’s office mates are Beckham and Lucy a cat and a dog
    Cara Elliot writes as Andrea Pickens in spy books

    Running a little late but please enter me. This is a great giveaway!

  31. etirv

    Please count me in!

    R.C. Ryan: has written 96 novels, contemporary and historical genres.
    Paula Quinn: her favorite genre in reading growing up was science fiction.
    Robin Wells – before becoming a writer, she was an Advertising and PR executive.
    Robyn DeHart: her novel “Seduce Me” is a RT Reviewer’s Choice Award Nominee for Best Historical Romantic Adventure.
    Margaret Mallory – she shares her office with 2 cats Beckham and Lucy.
    Cara Elliott – she also writes under the name Andrea Pickens.

  32. Cat Brown

    I used the random number generator to pick three winners

    Here we go…drum roll……

    And the winners are:

    # 13 Joanne R

    # 11 Maithe

    # 5 PhyllisC

    If you are one of the winners please send me your snail mail addy to:

    Chaoscat @ romancejunkies .com

    Big thanks to Hachette Books for running the contest and giving away such rocken books!

    And thanks to everyone who entered!!!

  33. PhyllisC

    Wow!! I can’t believe I won. I am so excited. This is fantastic. I’ll share these with my mother. Congrats to the other winners. Thanks so much to Hachette Books for giving away such a fantastic prize. Yeah!!! 😀

  34. Valerie

    Whoohoo, congrats to the winners!!!!

    Valerie
    in Germany

  35. Carol L.

    WTG ! Congrats you lucky winners. 🙂
    Carol L.
    Lucky4750@aol.com

  36. Maithe

    OMG, I won?? Woo Hoo!! Thank you so much Hachette & Romance Junkies!!! I am so happy!! *L*

    Hugs,

    Maithe

  37. Joanne

    Wow, Thank you so much! I can’t believe I won! Romance Junkies is the best!

  38. Joanne

    Received my wonderful books today! Thank you so much! Can’t wait to delve into them!

  39. PhyllisC

    I just got time to post and let you know that I received my books. It really made my day! I took two of them over to my mother that I thought she would enjoy and I’m about half way through one. Thanks so much for the giveaway!

  40. Coffee A Tea

    FInally, a band that cares about music and fans, not money.

  41. Peggy Rohrback

    I have been reading romance novels for quite some time, I actually devour them. I’ve never written a review before, but this book was so good I had to let people know to get it…Three Nights of Sin. It’s been a while since Iread a book so good that I just want to read it again to make sure I didn’t miss anything. Anne Mallory has written 2of the best characters that I have ever read. Even the supporting characters are written well enough for you to KNOW who they are. I laughed out loud and I cried. I refuse to tell the story because I hate it when people create spoilers, just know that with this book you are getting your moneys worth . I’mnow going to go buy the rest of Anne Mallory’s novelsand if they are only half as good, they will still be wonderful. Three Nights of Sin will stay on my bookshelf forever and I know I will keep rereading it until the book falls apart.

    Romance Lover

  42. Sook Hollywood

    Considering I ‘m bout to get murdered in my own home and i got a female chihuahua to protect me… lol sholda have picked a scarier dog lol.

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