Thank you to everyone who entered the giveaway for this book. As you can see the winner is number 18, and that post belongs to EllyBean congrats!
Entries for the Mount Vernon give away will be open til 6pm CST and than I will be announcing the winner.
The contest for the give away of A Dangerous dress will be closeing at 6pm Central time today. So get those names into the contest before than. I will post the winner afterwards afte visiting random.org.
Good Luck everyone.
Check it out, I am doing a traffic drive/book giveaway over at my Major Whitlock blog.
So I am thinking about doing another give away when the other two have run out. And I am going to turn to my readers to pick the book. Run Down to my March Reading list here. Than leave a comment on which book you would like to see me give out when I am done with it.
Get those entries in. 5 days left before I announce the winner.
Mary Higgins Clark’s interest in George Washington was first sparked by a radio series she was writing in the 1960s, called “Portrait of a Patriot,” vignettes of American presidents.
Always a lover of history, she wrote this biographical novel — her first book — and titled it Aspire to the Heavens, which was the family motto of George Washington’s mother. With all events, dates, scenes and characters based on historical research, the book was published in 1969.
Its recent discovery by a Washington family descendent led to its reissue under its new title, Mount Vernon Love Story.
In researching George Washington’s life, Mary Higgins Clark was surprised to find the engaging man behind the pious legend. He was a giant of a man in every way, starting with his physical height. In an era when men averaged five foot seven inches, he towered over everyone at six foot three. He was the best dancer in the colony of Virginia. He was also a master horseman, which was why the Indians gave him their highest compliment: “He rides his horse like an Indian.”
She dispels the widespread belief that although George Washington married an older woman, a widow, his true love was Sally Carey Fairfax, his best friend’s wife. Martha Dandridge Custis was older, but only by three months — she was twenty-seven to his twenty-six when they met. Mary Higgins Clark describes their relationship from their first meeting, their closeness and his tenderness toward her two children. Martha shared his life in every way, crossing the British lines to join him in Boston and enduring with him the bitter hardship of the winter in Valley Forge. As Lady Bird Johnson was never called Claudia, Martha Washington was never known as Martha. Her family and friends called her Patsy. George always called her “my dearest Patsy” and wore a locket with her picture around his neck.
In Mount Vernon Love Story, Mary Higgins Clark tells the story of a rare marriage and brings to life the human side of the man who became the “father of our country.”
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So this will be my first book giveaway and I think it will be alot of fun! I will be running this until March 15th. So get your entries in. Winner will be selected useing Random.org. Theres a few ways to get an Entry in..