Tuesday, February 23, 2010

Giveaway~ Montana Legacy by R.C. Ryan

They're the McCords...
three rugged, sexy cowboy cousins who'll inherit the family range--if they seek the treasure hidden on it. But even more precious are the women who can tame their wild hearts...
She was the one person who shook Jesse McCord's quiet determination. She was the only one he ever let in, body and soul. Then suddenly Amy Parrish was gone and the oldest McCord cousin devoted his life to the family ranch. Now Amy is back, offering help to Jesse find the McCord gold. Yet Jesse's not about to give her a second chance, and he hopes his pride will protect him from her irresistible charms. But under the wide prairie skies a dangerous, unseen enemy is fast closing in, threatening Amy and Jesse's very lives and the promise of their ...

Five Fun Facts:
1. The names of all three cousins in this series are famous Western names that I've always loved: Jesse (James), Wyatt (Earp), and Zane (Grey).
2. There really was a gold strike in 1862 Montana at Grasshopper Creek. I doubt the nuggets were as big as a man's fist or thumb, but why not dream big? I love the idea of a treasure lost for a century or more, leading a family into the treasure hunt.
3. In Montana Legacy, part of the fun of reading is that Jesse McCord and Amy Parrish were childhood sweethearts, separated by circumstances. I think everybody can recall their first big love. A few very lucky people actually reconnect with that first love and make it work. Oh, I'm one of them. Very happily married to the guy I met in first grade.
4. Montana is one of my favorite locations in which to set a series because it has such an ever-changing landscape. In that single state, you can find plains, hills, mountains, waterfalls, and four distinct seasons, each of which is simply more spectacular than the last, and I purposefully tried to use all of them in this series.
5. I'm not certain this story could work anywhere else but in the rough, rugged west. Though Jesse tries to be politically correct, there's just something in his genes that has him breaking a lot of rules. I find readers are much more willing to give a pass to a cowboy. Don't you agree? But maybe I'm prejudiced, since Jesse was inspired by my husband—a blunt, plain-spoken rule-breaker. A warrior who would risk his life for the people he loves. And for all his rough edges, he's the most loving, tender-hearted man I know.

about the contest
Thanks to Anna at Hachette Book Group
Five winners will be choosen
The Contest ends at midnight on March 24th
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15 comments:

Virginia C said...

Thanks for a great giveaway and fun facts! I love my cowboys! You can never go wrong with a Western Romance : )

holdenj said...

I can't remember the last time I read a western romance--it looks great. I love the way she named the cousins after some famous western guys.

Sandy Jay said...

Great giveaway and interesting fun facts. I can't wait to read about these guys.

Kathleen O said...

I love Western's, historial or contemporary...
And I LOVE series like this..

booklover0226 said...

I've been in a western romance kick lately and look forward in reading this.

Thanks,
Tracey D

Scorpio M. said...

Sexy Western, who could resist? :)

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Anonymous said...

i enjoy reading books w/ the western theme


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Bookie said...

Sounds great!

Bookie said...

Whoo hoo! I love cowboy stories. Count me in!

cherylbaryl said...

Sounds like a great book. I entered the contest and posted the giveaway on my blog:
http://cherylbaryl.blogspot.com/2010/03/giveaways.html

Sean said...

please enter me
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Sue A. said...

I love second chance at love reunion stories and a cowboy hero is a bonus.

cheryl c said...

I love western romances. I can never resist a cowboy!

Sharon said...

I love Montana. I also love westerns. This would be a great read.

rubynreba said...

This sounds like a great book. I hope I am lucky.
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