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Heroes Live Forever Blitz and Giveaway (ebook and $50 Amazon Giftcard)!

Sunday, September 16, 2012

Elinor Hawthorne has inherited a house haunted by the ghosts of two medieval knights, Basil Manneville and Guy Guiscard. Basil is the man of her dreams, her knight in shining armor. She falls in love with him and he with her. Basil soon realizes she needs to live a normal life, a happy life with a mortal.
A lifetime later fate intervenes. Basil, still in love with Elinor, is told her spirit lives on in a young woman and he is given another chance at life to find her.


At the top of the stairs, goose bumps suddenly dotted Elinor’s skin and the hair on her arms stood on end. She glanced back, but didn’t see anything strange, or more to the point, Lucy’s ghost knight.

Author Bio/Links:

I was born and raised in Chicago. My father was a history professor and my mother was, and is, a voracious reader. I grew up with a love of history and books.
My parents also love traveling, a passion they passed onto me. I wanted to see the places I read about, see the land and monuments from the time periods that fascinated me. I’ve had the good fortune to travel extensively throughout Europe, the Near East, and North Africa.
I am a retired police detective. I spent twenty-five years in law enforcement with two different agencies. My desire to write came in my early teens. After I retired, I decided to pursue that dream.
I currently live in the Pacific Northwest with my husband, four rescue dogs and a rescue horse. 



Chris will be giving away a digital copy of her thriller, "Golden Chariot" to one randomly drawn commenter at every stop, and a $50 Amazon gift card to another randomly drawn commenter during the tour. One randomly drawn host will receive a $20 Amazon GC.


  1. thank you for inviting me today. I look forward to talking to everyone.

    Just a note: I will be away from my office for a brief time--9:30 am PST to approx. 12:30 this afternoon.

    Since Heroes Live Forever has two handsome ghosts, let me ask everyone, who believes in ghosts?

  1. Unknown said...:

    Thanks for sharing, I'd love to learn more about this book

    fencingromein at hotmail dot com

  1. Unknown said...:

    Golden Chariot looks like a great read. Thank you!

  1. Hi Lisa,
    Thank you. Golden Chariot is book one from a different series than Heroes Live Forever. The sequel to Heroes, is out now and called, Journey in Time. The sequel to Golden Chariot should be out in December. It's called Byzantine Gold.

  1. Hi Shannon,

    There's more about Heroes and the sequel, Journey in Time on my website along with trailers.
    I've also posted photos from my personal album of English places I've visited.

  1. I imagine the investigative nature of being a Police Detective would carry over into your writing research.


  1. Lona said...:

    Ok, just looked up Golden Chariot on B&N it has good reviews, sounds like a great read and I love the cover. Thx for giveaway.

    blinkysthebest at aol dot com

  1. Natasha said...:

    Sounds like a great read!! Thanks for the chance to win!
    natasha_donohoo_8 at hotmail dot com

  1. Hi Lona,

    Golden Chariot has been getting very good reviews, which thrills me. It was a Night Owl Romance Reviews Top Pick and got 5 stars from Midwest Book Reviews. Thank you for liking the cover. The Istanbul part is from a personal album.

  1. HI Natasha,
    Thank you for the kind words and stopping by to leave a comment.

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  1. erin said...:

    Thanks for a great post and congrats on the new release! It sounds fabulous :)


  1. Christina K. said...:

    Knights and ghosts! Sounds awesome:)

    Great post:)

    Thank you:)

    ccfioriole at gmail dot com

  1. Unknown said...:

    From what I read, the book sounds great and right up my alley. Thanks for the excerpt!

  1. Julie R said...:

    This book sounds really intriguing, I want to read it now. Thanks for the glimpse of it.

  1. Golden Chariot sounds really interesting! I'd love to read this book! Thanks for the giveaway!!

    danielle loves books

  1. wanda f said...:

    Thank you for sharing with us your book sounds like a great read.I think its very cool that your pets are all rescue animals I work for a dog daycare and do alot of volunteering with our local shelters and animal fundraisers .Have a fantastic week

  1. aLilLacey said...:

    The book sounds great and yes i do believe in answer to your question. Some can be bad and some good. I grew up in a 100 year old farm house and we had a lot of sounds that didn't really happen go one like doors opening and phones ringing. I ended up marrying three great great grandson of the family that built the house so my dad just jokes around about my husbands family "hanging" around. Laceysvette at hotmail dot com

  1. Jen Haile said...:

    This book sounds intriguing! Can't wait to read it!

    volta2173 at sbcglobal dot net

  1. ann said...:

    sounds like a great book

  1. Anonymous said...:

    Thanks for sharing the excerpt! The book sounds very interesting!


  1. Awww.. I love that description. I have a feeling that this book will be super exciting to read.. and a bit heartbreaking. But that's alright. I would love to read this someday! :D

    Super Book Blast, indeed :D Krystal, thank you for introducing us to Chris! :D


  1. Sabryy said...:

    The description of the book looks awesome.<3 I would love to read the book.

  1. joannie said...:

    Hi I Love this story. I believe in ghosts also i read and watch everything i can get my hands on. I live in South Georgia and there is a lot of ghost history here near Savannah Ga. Thanks for the giveaway joannie

  1. Thanks for the great post. This book sounds really interesting. I'd love to read it. Congrats on your new release!
    molly dot frenzel at gmail dot com

  1. HI,
    Congratulations to Wanda on winning the book giveaway. Have a super weekend.
    Chris K.

  1. Stacy said...:

    Short excerpt, I want to read more!

    the imagine tree at aol dot com

  1. Sena said...:

    This sounds like a fun book! Would love to read it, thanks!
    sena.sagani at gmail dot com

  1. Unknown said...:

    this looks like a great read from a great series. I'll be looking to read it soon

  1. corey said...:
    Sounds really interesting - and my wife and I are always looking for new reads - esp. with winter coming.