Saturday, February 18, 2017

Amanda's BIRTHDAY BASH WILD DEADWOOD READS weekend!

Amanda McIntyre here, welcome to the weekend!

I'm fast approaching one of those milestone birthdays coming up next week and to celebrate, I’ve invited some of my WILD DEADWOOD READS author buddies to help me out! What’s WDR, you ask? Well, it’s a unique, new author/reader weekend being held June 9,10,11 in beautiful and historic Deadwood, South Dakota!

This is just a sampling of the wonderful authors who are attending this multi-genre booklovers weekend. With a bevy of events designed for both authors

and readers to experience together, this weekend boasts a variety of options, from a 188o’s train ride through the Black Hills to a ghost hunt at one of the old hotels. A PBR rodeo, book signing, trip to Mt Rushmore area also on the docket. You can learn more about this fantastic conference and how to register at WILD DEADWOOD READS. Some authors and readers are even bringing family and rolling into a vacation themed conference!
My giveaway is my Time-travel romance!

Back to birthdays…think about the best birthday you ever had. I had a tough time thinking back on *cough cough* six decades(whaaat?) of dern near anything, much less birthdays! Suffice it to say, over the years, I have made out like a bandit in the flower department since Valentines falls a week before my birthday! There are so many favorites—but the best for me have and always will be those spent with all of my family around me. This “milestone” year is extra-special because in about forty-five days I will become a first-time GRANDMA. I am SO excited to start reading to his little “jellybean.” Again, I digress…birthdays.

To make things interesting, I thought it’d be fun to ask my WDR author compadres to share what THEIR favorite birthday memories--
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LIZBETH SELVIG-author of the Seven Brides for Seven Cowboys series


Best birthday present: a lovely, simple little heart necklace with a diamond in the center of the heart—got it from my then boyfriend/now hubby on my 17th birthday. We’ve been married 42 years and it’s still so special to me!



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TINA SUSEDIK-author of historical western Soul Mate Tree series

My best birthday present ever was a trip to Hawaii. I was on Waikiki beach for my 40th birthday.



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SABLE HUNTER-author of the HELL YEAH cowboy and Cajun series
Best Birthday Gift - Black Jaguar S Type - loved, loved, loved that car
*editor's note: two words. Hell Yeah!

 
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 E.E.BURKE-award-winning author of historical and soon-contemporary romance
 My best birthday present ever was a ring my husband bought for my 40th birthday. When we first got married some 30+ years ago my wedding ring was a gold band. I'd commented at the time that I would love to have a channel set diamond ring if we could ever afford it. Twenty years later, he outdid himself! He's always outdoing himself when it comes to showing me how much he loves me.

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 MADDIE JAMES-author of contemporary romance



My best birthday present ever was... a pony!



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LYNDA COX-author of romance novel and professional dog show handle

Best birthday present was signing the contract for my first book.






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GINGER RING-author of the       

 Genoa Mafia series


Best birthday gift ever-- For my 40th I said I wanted to do something that I had previously said I would never do. So I got a tattoo and I love it.






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 RANDI ALEXANDER-New York Times and USA Today Bestselling Autho who  writes smokin' hot cowboy romance

 My best birthday present ever was... a family trip to the beautiful, tropical island of Sanibel, Florida.






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BROOKE MAY-author of contemporary western romance

My best birthday present ever was ten days after my birthday my oldest son came into the world just one day before his due date. The same due date my mom had with me twenty years prior. He brought a whole new purpose to my life and continues to amaze me even nearly nine years later.



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JUNE KRAMIN-author of contemporary romance


My best birthday present ever was: A swatch watch from my son that looks like a candy bracelet! I saw a picture and really wanted it! It was discontinued and he found one!








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PJ FIALA-author  of steamy romance


Best Birthday Present Ever:  So many to choose from. Each year I get a gift certificate for a massage from a local spa.  It's one I look forward to.







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 PATY JAGER-author of contemporary western romance


My best birthday present ever was a dachshund puppy.







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WYNTER S.K.-romance with razor-sharp edge

My best birthday present ever was dinner in Cinderella's castle at Disney World in 2009, while I was on my honeymoon :-) I married a romantic!







Now it 's your turn to join in the fun!
These authors are giving away the best present ever by way of offering ONE WINNER a whole stack of new eBook reads!!
All you have to do is answer the following question--
MY BEST BIRTHDAY EVER WAS...
THEN, CLICK /LIKE/FOLLOW the authors links and be entered into the rafflecopter drawing! The more links you follow, the greater your chance to win!






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19 comments:

  1. So much fun hearing of everyone's favorite birthday gift.

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  2. Happy happy birthday Amanda! Can't wait for the Wild Deadwood Reads weekend. Hope lots of people can come and join us! Awesome list of fave birthday gifts, too!!

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    1. Thanks, Liz :) I'm looking for ward to meeting you!

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  3. Happy Happy B-day! :) My best b-day was when I was turning 11... my family went on our first cruise along with my grandparents... we also spent time at Disney World! So much fun and great memories!

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    1. What wonderful memories, Colleen. Thank you for sharing!

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  4. My best birthday present ever was my hubby getting me my dream car for my 40th. A '67 Ford Mustang Coupe

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  5. Happy Birthday Amanda!

    Best birthday present ever was a brand new car. I was living in South Carolina, so my oldest son could go to a special school for the handicapped. My mom didn't like the fact that I had no car, with two young children, and no family around. Since I was proud and stubborn, she gave it to me as my birthday present for the next 30 years. I had that car for a little over ten years, before It was beyond the point of saving. I have awesome parents.

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    1. What a blessing, Tamye! Thank you for sharing such a wonderful story.

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  6. My best birthday ever was when I got to ride in a limo with my boyfriend when I was 8. And went to a pizza place. It was so much fun!

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  7. My best bday present was my daughter. She was born New Year's Day 1981, the day before my 21st bday,and her due date.

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    1. What a great blessing! My daughter was born also in '81! I was about the same age ;) Thanks for sharing your special gift!

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  8. My best bday present was my daughter. She was born New Year's Day 1981, the day before my 21st bday,and her due date.

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  9. My Children gave me a mothers ring for my birthday one year, and no, I can't remember which one. It is one of my most treasured possessions.

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    1. That is awesome,Pam! Your kids sound wonderfully thoughtful ;) Blessings & thanks for stopping by!

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