Friday, December 16, 2011

Mistletoe Madness Blog Hop!

Welcome to the Mistletoe Madness Blog Hop! What's a blog hop? It's an opportunity to win prizes, that's what!

To win a copy of Blood of the Maple, just comment here on my blog.

I'll post the winner, then ask you to contact me at danamariebell AT gmail DOT com with your email address and your choice of either .pdf or .epub. It's that simple.

Each of the participating authors is offering a prize on their website (you'll have to check them out to find out what). And best of all, there's a Grand Prize of a color Nook pre-loaded with over thirty books! The links to the individual give-aways are below. To enter, just hop on over to the author's blog and follow their instructions for entering. For a chance at the Grand Prize, you'll need to click here.

Here are the participating authors, with links to their give-aways:

These are the books that will be loaded onto the Grand Prize:

A Hard Habit to Break - KC Kendricks
Angel in the Middle - Marie Dees
Betting on Hope - Kay Keppler
Blood of the Maple - Dana Marie Bell
Cry Wolf - Angela Campbell
Dearly Departed - Lia Habel
Entanglements - PR Mason
Eris - D. Renee Bagby
Golden - Joely Sue Burkhart
Grey's Lady - Natasha Blackthorne
Her Dark Knight - Sharon Cullen
Hunting Kat - PJ Schnyder
Knight of Runes - Ruth A. Casie
Leading Her To Heaven - Kayleigh Jamison
Love on Cloud Nine - Linda Andrews
Lust on the Rocks - Dianne Venetta
Men of the Sea Anthology - Eliza Knight
Murdering Eve - Kelly Lee
Redaction  - Linda Andrews
Relearning the Ropes - DC Juris
Risking Trust - Adrienne Giordano
Shadows & Dust - Yvonne Nicolas
Sloane Wolf - Margay Leah Justice
Snowy Encounters - Clarissa Yip
Soul Catcher - Vivi Dumas
The Alchemist's Perfect Instrument - AL Davroe
The Demon He Knows - RA Vaughn
The Fallen Queen - Jane Kindred
The Knife's Edge - Stephanie Draven
Underdead - Liz Jasper
What Not To Fear - Robert C. Roman
White Hot Christmas: Santa's Claws - Stephanie Burke

Good luck, and Happy Holidays!


brbalways said...

*hugs* to the wonderful authors on this hop!!

Thanks to all of you for the chance to meet/learn of many new to me authors. Not to mention the chance to win some great prizes!

Tania Goodheart said...

Thank you for running this competition! I am so excited to see a whole list of authors to discover. I discovered Dana Marie Bell books last week and I am addicted. I read the Gray court, True Destiny, Halle Pumas and Poconos books now and I am itching for more.

JoanneR said...

What a gorgeous cover on the book! The story sounds great too!

Melissa said...

I'd love a chance to read your book!!

melissaseclecticbookshelf (at) gmail (dot) com

♥ Melissa @ Melissa's Eclectic Bookshelf

AimeeKay said...

This hop looks awesome! Thanks!
(Don't enter me, already have a copy!)
But thanks for the chance to win a Nook!
Happy Holidays!

Nay Nay said...

I am thrilled to enter for a chance to win one of your books. I love your books and have quite a few of them.

I am having a wonderful time going to all the sites.

Thanks for being part of the hop and for the chance to win such a great prize! <^_^>

reneebennett35 at yahoo dot com

Falcata Times said...

A magnificent haul for readers during the holiday period. Best of luck to all.

Jean P said...

What a great cover on your book, really striking. Thanks for the great hop. Happy Holidays.

skpetal at hotmail dot com

Unknown said...

I am so excited to find so many new to me authors! I love the cover to your book and I can't wait to read it!
Thank you for participating and for the giveaway!

Happy Holidays!

Gena Robertson

SacredmOOn said...

The blog hops this year are unbelievable! Thanks to all the authors for these generous giveaways!
DeAnna Schultz

Ronda (Queentutt's World of Escapism) said...

What a perfect gift to giveaway for the christmas season.

Wishing you a Merry Christmas

Ronda Tutt

Library Lady said...

Thanks for the giveaway! Would love to win.
Merry Christmas!
adsanders77 at gmail dot com

Kathryn Merkel said...

Thanks for being part of the hop Dana. I've got all the books set in & around Halle. Are there any more coming?

drainbamaged.gyzmo at

cait045 said...

Oh please enter me in! I am reading Dare to Believe now and loving it. Happy Holidays!!!

Nedraw said...

Love the cover on your book. Thanks for the opportunity to win this.

wanda f said...

Thank youfor this chance to win Id love to read this book it sounds great .Happy Holidays

Mary Jo said...

I'm surprised to see I haven't bought this one yet, as you are a must buy for me.
Thanks for the blog hop and prizes!

JAK said...

Thanks for the contest and participating in the Blog Hop. I am discovering lots of new authors, and your site was the gateway! This is one of the only books of yours I don't own, so please enter me in your contest to win a copy of Blood of the Maple!

history.doc @

deanna_boocock said...

I am loving this hop. so many new writer to try.

Anonymous said...

Happy Holidays!
This is such an awesome hop! I love love love it!

Julie W said...

I'm with everyone else - I'm SO glad I found this hop because I'm discovering all these new authors and awesome books I didn't know about before! I checked out the description of your book and it sounds like something I would really enjoy reading! Thanks so much for the terrific giveaway:)
jwitt33 at live dot com

donnas said...

Happy Holidays!

Thanks for the chance!

bacchus76 at myself dot com

Nikki said...

Wow...I haven't heard of many of these authors. You sound fab!! As well as your book!! Thanks for the opportunity to win!!

Shawna Thomas said...

I love the cover, Dana! (The hottie of the month isn't so bad either.) : )

desitheblonde said...

thanks for this hop and i like the boks they can give way

Jenn said...

I love paranormal, and I struggle to find authors, so I'm loving this blog hop!!

IreneRJ said...

I'm enjoying ambling round this blog hop. Thank you for the chance to win your book it looks great.

Catherine Lee said...

Thanks so much for the holiday hop!

Ho, Ho, Ho...

books4me said...

Love learning about new books and authors!

Blood of the Maple looks like a fantastic read!!

books4me67 at ymail dot com

Mary @SweepingMe said...

Thanks so much for doing this. I hope you and all the authors have a fantastic holiday season!

mary_reiss @

Pamk said...

love that cover and thanks for the giveaway.

Andrea I said...

Thanks for the giveaway.


Helen said...

I love your books! Thanks so much for the giveaway.
helldog3 at

j. barrett said...

happy holidays, thanks for the hop


Dana Marie Bell said...

Glad everyone's enjoying the hop!

pj schnyder said...

Happy Holidays!

Just stopping by to give a little love - no need to enter me in the giveaway.

Thank you for all of your help and joining the hop!

Kim S. said...

Blog Hops are THE BEST for finding new to me authors!! Love them.

Happy Holidays to all!!

thewildtwo {@} sbcglobal {DOT} net

KimberlyFDR said...

Looks wonderful!

Anne said...

Thanks for participating in the hop.

mcv said...

Love your books! Please enter me in the contest!

Tami said...

Can't wait for Cynful and The Hob! Thanks for the chance to win! Can't believe all the authors. Can't wait to find some new authors to read! Merry Christmas!

June M. said...

Thank you for the great giveaway. I hope you have a safe & happy holiday!
June M.
manning_j2004 at yah00 dot com

daydrmzzz said...

OMG what a wonderful giveaway! Happy Holidays and thanks for introducing me to new authors :)

MamaElk said...

Thank you participating in this.
Happy Holidays!
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Anna said...

I've been eyeing this book for awhile now - yay! Thanks for this wonderful opportunity.


shadow_kohler said...

This sounds like a great book! I love the cover! Thanks for the chance to win. The blog hop is a ton of fun. Thank you!

Eva's Flowers said...

Awesome list of authors you company with...thanks for particpating and Happy Holidays to you.


Vanessa N. said...

Great giveaway. I've read some of your books and have loved them so far. Can't wait to check this one out. Thanks for the chance.

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