Merry Widows Romance Giveaway

>In Regency England, the most independent women of the ton are members of the Benevolent Widows Society. Having lost their husbands, they’ve gained control over their fortunes and their lives. They have no intention of marrying again, but they don’t want to give up the pleasures of the marriage bed. They vow to take lovers and to share their experiences with the other widows.

The first book in Candice Hern‘s Merry Widows series is In the Thrill of the Night. Marianne Nesbitt loved her late husband, and before listening to the other Society members’ talk, she’d never considered taking a lover. Once her mind is made up, she asks her husband’s best friend, Adam Cazenove to help her find the right man with whom to begin her affair.

When Beatrice, Lady Somerfield, enjoys a passionate interlude at a masquerade ball, it’s Just One of Those Flings. Gabriel, Marquess of Thayne, is the catch of the season, and dozens of debutantes are vying for his hand. When he catches the eye of her niece, Beatrice intends to end the affair, but Gabriel has other ideas.

In Lady Be Bad, John Grayston, Viscount Rochdale, begins a seduction of bishop’s widow Grace Marlowe with a dark purpose. He’s been challenged to prove he can entice any woman in London into his bed, and his most prized possession is at stake. Grace’s intelligence and her passion win his heart, but he soon discovers he may not be the only one playing games of seduction.

Candice Hern writes beautifully, weaving intricate plots that really keep you wondering how the hero and heroine will ever overcome the obstacles they face. You can learn more about Candice and her books at

I really enjoyed reading these books, but I am running out of space on the bookshelf, so I am giving them away. One winner will receive all three novels in the trilogy. I purchased the books used and have read them once. They are in good condition, although the spines are creased.

FIRST ENTRY: Follow this blog on Google Friend Connect AND comment here on which period of English history most fascinates you. If your email is not visible on your GFC profile, please leave it in your comment.

EXTRA ENTRIES: For each item you complete, leave another comment here and be sure to include a link to your comments and tweets.

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You can earn a maximum of six entries per household. Eligible comments must be made no later than 11:59pm ET on December 18, 2010. Entrants must be 18 or older, with shipping addresses in the United States or military APO/FPO addresses. One winner will be selected by random drawing on December 19 and notified by email. Winner must respond to this email with mailing address within 72 hours or another winner will be selected. Books will be sent media mail.


About Taminar

When I grow up, I want to make movies and write books. Now in my 50s, I wonder if I'll ever really accomplish the dreams of my youth. I have made two short films, one for a college film-making class, the other for an MTV-sponsored contest. I have written short plays that have been produced, and a few short stories and reviews that have been published. I also perform and direct for community theatre. My working life has included stints in local TV news, public relations, retail management and cashier, and for a couple of years, I made the rides go at Walt Disney World. I have three cats and a husband.
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8 Responses to Merry Widows Romance Giveaway

  1. >Hi, I follow your blog publicly via Google Friend Connect. The Elizabethan era fascinates me the most. Thanks so much for the giveaway!maddiemb (at) comcast (dot) net

  2. >I follow CrazyKittyChick on Twitter. Here's my tweet – (at) comcast (dot) net

  3. Melissa B. says:

    >GFC follower. I like the time of Pride and Prejudice, when men cared how they looked and minded their manners 🙂

  4. erma says:

    >I love the 1800'

  5. Erin G says:

    >Following on GFC (greenup06). I like the Victorian Era.erroneous02(at)yahoo(dot)com

  6. clynsg says:

    >I follow, and my favorite period of English history is pretty long–from the Norman Conquest to the Wars of the Roses.cgclynsg0 at gmail dot com

  7. susan1215 says:

    >follow via GFC and I like the 1800'ss2s2 at comcast dot net

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