Friday, June 10, 2011

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This week, The Borrowed Book is giving away:



Behind the Badge by Susan Sleeman ~ "YOUR SISTER IS NEXT."

A killer is threatening the life of rookie cop Sydney Tucker's sister--unless Sydney turns over evidence from a drug bust. But she doesn't have the evidence. Not that the thug believes her. Now she and the sibling in her care are under the watchful eye of Logan Lake police chief Russ Morgan...but will his protection be enough? The killer is closing in, picking off the people and places that mean the most to Sydney. A list that now includes Russ. To protect her loved ones, will she pay the ultimate price--her life?


Beyond All Measure by Dorothy Love ~ Unless she can trust God's love to cast out her fears, Ada may lose the heart of a good man.

Ada Wentworth, a young Bostonian, journeys to Hickory Ridge, Tennessee, in the years following the Civil War. Alone and nearly penniless following a broken engagement, Ada accepts a position as a lady's companion to the elderly Lillian Willis, a pillar of the community and aunt to the local lumber mill owner, Wyatt Caldwell. Ada intends to use her millinery skills to establish a hat shop and secure her future.

Haunted by unanswered questions from her life in Boston, Ada is most drawn to two townsfolks: Wyatt, a Texan with big plans of his own, and Sophie, a mulatto girl who resides at the Hickory Ridge orphanage. Ada's friendship with Sophia attracts the attention of a group of locals seeking to displace the residents of Two Creeks, a "colored" settlement on the edge of town. As tensions rise, Ada is threatened but refuses to abandon her plan to help the girl.

When Lillian dies, Ada is left without employment or a place to call home. And since Wyatt's primary purpose for staying in Hickory Ridge was to watch over his aunt, he can now pursue his dream of owning Longhorns in his home state of Texas.

With their feelings for each other growing, Ada must decide whether she can trust God with her future and Wyatt with her heart.

Winners will be announced on Saturday, 06/11/11.

13 comments :

  1. Please enter me!!
    Thank you!
    I like your new theme.
    Lisa Nelson
    storyreader617(at)gmail(dot)com

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  2. Both of these look wonderful, please add me!
    worthy2bpraised at gmail dot com

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  3. Both of these books look really good! Would love to read them both. Thanks for the chance to win!
    Kari
    kari_linder at hotmail dot com

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  4. I would love to be entered for Behind the Badge! I already have Beyond All Measure but suspense is my type of book:) Thanks!

    esterried[at]yahoo[dot]com

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  5. would enjoy reading either novel...thanks for the opportunity to read them :)

    karenk
    kmkuka at yahoo dot com

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  6. Hey Lisa, glad you like BB's new look! Good luck in the drawing.

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  7. Hey Merry and Kari, thanks for stopping by. Good luck today!

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  8. Suspense is my kind of book too, Charity. Good luck!

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  9. Not sure my first post went through.....I would enjoy reading either book...please enter me. Thanks!!

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  10. I see you now, Jackie S. Good luck!

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  11. I love the covers of both books and they sound like great books. Would love to be entered to win either book. Thank you for the chance.

    Smiles & Blessings,
    Cindy W.

    countrybear52[at]yahoo[dot]com

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