Thursday, August 03, 2017

Love me some Julie Lessman!


**** Congrats VIRGINIA -- winner of the giveaway!!! *****

She’s bent on fun.
He’s bent on faith.
Till true love bridges the gap.


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Cat O’Bryen is the prodigal daughter unhappy with God. First, the father with whom she reconciled dies of cancer and now her twin sister and best friend marries, leaving Cat at home with a newlywed mother, her new husband, and a little brother. But when Cat moves in with a roommate of questionable morals, her family is worried, certain she’s on a path that could damage her faith forever.

Reluctant to get involved with a woman like the one who destroyed his life, ex-Navy SEAL Pastor Chase Griffin steers clear of the attraction he feels for Cat O’Bryen. Until her family begs him to take her under his wing, hoping he can draw her back into the fold. But when the draw she has on him proves too strong to resist, he must rely on the strength of God to offer a friendship as steady and strong as the God whose love is wooing her home.


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She's BACKkkkkkkkk!!!!

Julie Lessman has her third book in the "Isle of Hope" series out and ready for you to read! This is book 3: His Steadfast Love. This is a contemporary series, and I loved all three books in the series. 

The Kindle edition is now available and is only $5.99. This is TOTALLY worth it folks so order today!

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I have not kept it a secret. I simply love Julie Lessman, and I have had the incredible honor of helping to do early edits on some of her books. Sidge asked me who my favorite authors were yesterday, and I told him Mark Twain and Julie Lessman. Seriously. I just love her books. 

If you haven't read Julie before I would suggest starting here. This was her first series, "Daughters of Boston" and it remains my favorite of her series. 

Edited **** I am going do a giveaway of Julie's first book in the "Winds of Change" series. (I had originally listed the incorrect book for the giveaway. Please note the change.)

Just leave a comment and include your email address. In one week, I will randomly pick one comment to win the giveaway!

And PLEASE take a moment to check out His Steadfast Love on Amazon. And if you leave a comment here, trust that Julie will read it. She does an AMAZING job communicating with her fans!






39 comments:

Julie Lessman said...

LOL ... you never fail to make me grin, my friend, so THANK YOU for your boundless enthusiasm!! I appreciate it more than I can ever say.

HUGS AND MORE HUGS!
Julie

Heather K said...

Oooh. I'm excited another book is out. Can't wait to read it.

Michelle F said...

I would love to win this book.
I love the cover of `His Steadfast Love`.
Looks like a promising series.
moma3homeschool(at)gmail(dot)com

Bonnie Roof said...

From another lover of Julie's writing - thanks for your post, Wendi!! I loved "HIS STEADFAST LOVE", possibly her best to date!!No need to enter me in the contest as I already have each of Julie's books!! Blessings!!

Lynne Feuerstein said...

Thanks for this post Wendi! Absolutely love Julie Lessman! Her books have always touched my heart with her mixture of faith and romance. Needless to say His Steadfast Love is no exception! Also want to say how wonderful it is that you're giving away a copy of A Passion Most Pure. It's a book that's very close to my heart. Not only was it my intro to Julie,but it gave me inspiration during a very rough time in my life . I would recommend it to anyone! lynnefeuerstein(at)aol(dot)com

Julie Lessman said...

HEATHER ... I'm excited you're excited to read it, too, my friend, so I hope you enjoy reading it as much as I enjoyed writing it!

MICHELLE ... thank you for your sweet comment, and I love the cover, too, because it is SOOOO fitting for this story!! And just FYI, the prequel novella to this series is available as a FREE DOWNLOAD right now, so I encourage you to take advantage. Not only will the prequel give you a sneak peek at the first chapter of book 1, Isle of Hope: Unfailing Love, but it will set the family and setting up for you.

Also, if you like the prequel, you’re in luck because book 1, which was listed on Family Fiction magazine’s Top 15 Novels of 2015 and currently has a 5-star rating on Amazon with 222 reviews, is currently on a special e-sale of only 99 cents, so I hope you consider downloading that too! Here is the link to A Glimmer of Hope and the link to my Isle of Hope page, which not only has great pix of the hero and heroine, but a number of excerpts. Good luck in the contest!

A GLIMMER OF HOPE

ISLE OF HOPE WEB PAGE

BONNIE & LYNNE (AND WENDI!)!! You guys have NO IDEA how much it blesses me to see your sweet names pop up in the comments section, so THANK YOU for your love and support -- you are SUCH a blessing to me!!

HUGS AND MORE HUGS!
JULIE

MH said...

Thanks for the great promo! I haven't read the Daughters of Boston series yet and would love to start. Of course, I have the Isle of Hope books to read soon as well....so many good books by Julie Lessman and so little time.

mindyhoungATmsnDOTcom

Tammy Anderson said...

Thank you for this chance! Love every novel by Julie Lessman!!
Thank you,
Tammy
Tatertam1@gmail.com

Alli said...

Can't wait to read this one!! Thanks so much for the chance to win!!
-Alli
allimo81@gmail.com

Debbie H said...

I would love to win this book! Any book by Julie Lessman is wonderful!

Sherida Stewart said...

Wendi.....I so agree with you. HIS STEADFAST LOVE is amazing! I loved this story! After savoring the series, I'm reluctant to say good-bye to these characters. My consolation is that the ending is PERFECT......and Julie will continue to create more beautiful stories of faith and forgiveness, blessing all who read her books.

Caryl Kane said...

LOVE, LOVE, LOVE Julie Lessman! I'm excited to read HIS STEADFAST LOVE!
psalm103and138 at gmail dot com

Virginia said...

I can never get enough of Julie Lessman, so please enter me....

Virginia said...

I just left comment but not email..sorry...vrush729@aol.com

Julie Lessman said...

MINDY!!! Sooooo good to see you here, my friend, and an easy way to start on the Daughters of Boston series is to check out the prequel novella, A Light in the Window, WHICH just went on e-sale for only 99 cents, so I hope you check it out. Here's the video my artist hubby made for it using my daughter as the model and the Amazon link:

A LIGHT IN THE WINDOW VIDEO

A LIGHT IN THE WINDOW VIDEO

HUGS and HAPPY READING!!
Julie

Julie Lessman said...

TAMMY!!! Sooo good to see you here, my friend -- thank you for your sweet comment and here's to a win!

Hugs!!
Julie

Julie Lessman said...

ALLI!! Hope you are doing well, my sweet friend. Still have you on my prayer list, so keep me posted, okay?

HUGS and HERE'S TO A WIN!!

Julie

Julie Lessman said...

Aw, DEBBIE H, THANK YOU for your sweet comment!! Now let's hope it earns you a win, my friend -- GOOD LUCK!!

HUGS!!
Julie

Julie Lessman said...

SHERIDA!!!

Girl, you are SUCH a blessing to me!! Thank you SO much for reading and reviewing HSL -- I appreciate you, your beautiful review, and your precious friendship more than I can say.

HUGS AND MORE HUGS!!
Julie

Julie Lessman said...

LOL,CARYL, and I LOVE, LOVE, LOVE dear reader friends like you!!! Always good to see you, my friend, and here's hoping your visit nets you a win, so GOOD LUCK!!

HUGS!!
Julie

Julie Lessman said...

VIRGINIA!!! SOOO fun seeing you here, my sweet friend, so let's see what we can do about sending you a winning book!

HUGS AND GOOD LUCK!
Julie

Melissa Eason said...

I just have to say that I love this!!! Julie is amazing and the Isle of Hope series touches my heart is soo many ways! I love that you are doing a giveaway so someone can experience more of her wonderful books! :) no need to enter me I have them all, some in digital and paperback! ;)

Samantha said...

I just LOVE all of Julie Lessman's books!!!
sammi12200026@gmail.com

Anonymous said...

I haven't found a Julie Lessman book I don't love! And she's just the sweetest! This is a beautiful series!
Nancycooks4u(at)gmail(dot)com

Julie Lessman said...

Aw, MELISSA, you have been SUCH a blessing to me, my sweet friend -- God bless you for your amazing support and now, especially -- your precious friendship!!

HUGS and more HUGS!!
Julie

Julie Lessman said...

Thank you SO much, SAMANTHA -- appreciate your sweet comment and support because I just LOVE dear reader friends like YOU!!

Hugs and more hugs!!
Julie

Julie Lessman said...

NANCYCOOKS4U!! You can cook for me anytime, girlfriend. Are you a chef or just a gal who loves cooking? I used to love cooking, too, until I started writing. Now both the housework and the cooking suffer because of it, but you can't have everything, right?? ;)

Good luck in the contest, my friend!

Hugs,
Julie

Kate said...

I have loved every single one of Julie's books, and I can't wait to read this new one!! Thanks for the giveaway. Hoping for a win!! Also, I'm a Journal Jot reader as well!!!!

Anne Rightler said...

Thank you for sharing about Julie's new book. I'm looking forward to reading it. THanks for the giveaway too. I keep in the know w/ JJ!

Julie Lessman said...

Hey, KATE, THANK YOU for coming by AND for reading my Journal Jots -- MUCH appreciated! Now, here's hoping I can send you a winning copy! ;)

HUGS AND MORE HUGS!
Julie

Julie Lessman said...

Hey, ANNE, soooooo thrilled you "keep in the know with JJ," my friend -- SO appreciate that! Hopefully you will win in one of my giveaways this week, so GOOD LUCK!!

Hugs,
Julie

Jeanne Crea said...

I read the prequel and am now in the thick of things in Isle Of Hope! Love this story and definitely want to read more of Julie's books! Thanks so much for the chance to win!

Nancy Nettles said...

I am so excited about another book. Julie's books are the greatest. I am always telling friends about Julie as a Christian author. Thank you. Nancy Nettles

Julie Lessman said...

Hey, JEANNE, thank you SO much for reading IOH. Anxious to hear if you end up liking it, so do let me know. Uh ... unless you DON'T like it, then never mind! ;)

HUGS and GOOD LUCK!!
Julie

Julie Lessman said...

Aw, NANCY, thank you SOOOO much, you sweet thing -- I SO appreciate your kind comment AND your support!! Fingers crossed for a win, my friend, and if you don't win here, head on over to my Journal Jots blog to enter several other giveaways I've got going on, okay?

HUGS!!
Julie

Anonymous said...

Julie's books are great! Love to win this one! Shelia Hall sheliarha64(at)yahoo(dot)com

Julie Lessman said...

SHELIA!! Long time, no see, my friend, so it's VERY good to catch up with you here! Fingers crossed for a win!!

Hugs!!
Julie

Natalya Lakhno said...

An "Isle of Hope"...don't we all have an isle of hope in our lives?!
Thank you for encouraging books Julie! Blessings in your ministry.

Numbers 6:24-26
The Lord bless you and keep you; the Lord make his face to shine upon you and be gracious to you; the Lord lift up his countenance[a] upon you and give you peace.

Natalya - kykla99@gmail.com

PS: Wendi, you have a beautiful family :)

Julie Lessman said...

Oh, Natalya, you are just scattering blessings everywhere you go, girlfriend -- THANK YOU!! And I pray blessings back onto you, too, hopefully in the form of a win?

Hugs and GOOD LUCK!
Julie