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Oh, my gracious!

Today is going to be a super fun day!


The Christmas Quandary, book five in the Hardman Holidays series officially releases today and you can read it now!

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Today is also the 3rd annual Cowboys and Christmas Party!

To kick off my campaign and celebrate the upcoming holiday season, the party will run today from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. (PT) with 12 special guests, oodles of prizes, and loads of fun!



And… I’m offering The Christmas Crusade FREE today for Kindle downloads!

Hope to see you at the party!




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Welcome to the 3rd annual

Cowboys and Christmas


Raising funds and awareness for the Justin Cowboy Crisis Fund

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Help a Cowboy, Read a Book!

JCCF logoNovember 1 through December 24,  ten percent of the net proceeds from all Shanna Hatfield book sales will be donated to the Justin Cowboy Crisis Fund.

The JCCF is a non-profit organization that assists rodeo athletes who’ve sustained catastrophic injuries and are unable to work for an extended period. Every book purchased during this promotional period adds to the donation total. Don’t forget to include books on your Christmas lists!

Back in 2013, I was researching details for The Christmas Cowboy, the first book in the Rodeo Romance series. I wanted to know how much medical care an injured cowboy would receive at a rodeo versus going to the hospital.

In the story, the hero is a saddle bronc rider named Tate who sustains an injury at a rodeo. In an attempt to get my facts straight for the story, I reached out to the Justin Sportsmedicine Team®. Through mobile medical centers, they provide care at more than 125 PRCA rodeos annually. Their responses to my questions were extremely helpful and I was so impressed with them, I wanted to do a little something in return.

So I launched a campaign to donate a portion of my book sales to the JCCF during the month of December.

Last year, I included the month of November to my promotion, giving two months to raise donations for JCCF.

If you enjoy rodeos and the cowboys who make them possible, I hope you’ll take a look at the JCCF. It’s a great organization that really does make a difference when these cowboys are injured.

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To kick off my campaign and celebrate the upcoming holiday season, I’m hosting the 3rd annual Cowboys and Christmas Party on Facebook Nov. 10. Come join in the shenanigans, prize drawings, giveaways and fun! http://tinyurl.com/cowboychristmasFB3

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Save the Date!

You are warmly, cordially and happily invited to join me and twelve of my awesome guest host friends for the 3rd annual Cowboys and Christmas Facebook party!

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The shenanigans take place from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. (Pacific Time) on November 10!

There will be loads of giveaways, games, contests and more. It also kicks off my annual campaign to raise funds and awareness for the Justin Cowboy Crisis Fund.

And you can win Amazon Gift cards just for inviting your friends or by participating in the Awesome Boots and Ugly Sweaters contest!

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Don’t miss out!

Hope on over to the party page today, click “going” and invite your friends, too!


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Welcome to the 2nd annual

Cowboys and Christmas

Blog Tour!

Raising funds and awareness for the Justin Cowboy Crisis Fund

Ring in the Holidays with a Helping Hand

JCCF logoNovember 1 through December 24, ten percent of the net proceeds from all Shanna Hatfield book sales will be donated to the Justin Cowboy Crisis Fund. The JCCF is a non-profit organization that assists rodeo athletes who’ve sustained catastrophic injuries and are unable to work for an extended period. Every book purchased during this promotional period adds to the donation total. Don’t forget to add books to your Christmas lists!

Special thanks to these bloggers and book reviewers for hosting me this week!

Blog Tour:

Visit these wonderful bloggers who are hosting me to help promote JCCF.

A variety of fun posts will be featured on their websites!


Romancing the Blogspot


Cowboy Kisses


My Writing Corner


Authors you want to Read

Author Angela Hayes

Folk TalesThings

Carmen Peone

Christi Corbett

Clean Romance Reviews

Heartfelt Stories of the Old West

Just Contemporary Romance

Mary Trimble

Paty Jager

Peggy L. Henderson

Peggy McAloon

Reading by the Book

The Sassy Bookster

Unwrapping Romance


Boom Baby Reviews

Cherry Mischievous

Dishin’ It Out

Faith Blum

Kayla Dawn Thomas

Kristin Holt

Keely Brooke Keith

Melanie D. Snitker

Marlow Kelly

Rebekah Lyn Books

Rockin’ Book Reviews

Romance Lives Forever

The Snarkology
Susan Horsnell

Sweet Americana Sweethearts

Sweet Romance Reads


A Bluestocking’s Place

Babs Book Bistro

Becky on Books and Quilts

The Bookish and the Romantic

Books and Banter

Books and Warpaint

Book Reviews and More by Kathy

Cyn’s Reviews

E and M Books

Eskimo Princess Book Reviews

Flash of Romance

Franky Brown Gubler

Jodi Thomas
Obstinate Headstrong Girl

Roberta’s Dreamworld

Robyn Echols Books

Romancing a Blog
Romancing the Book

Romantic Reads and Such

So Many Books, So Little Time

Storeybook Reviews

Katherine Grey’s Thought for the Day

Three Partners in Shopping

The Bookish and the Romantic
Tina the Bookworm

Writing Dreams

Written Love Reviews


Katie O’Sullivan’s blog

Kristy McCaffrey –

Prairie Dust Trail

Rachel Rossano’s Words

So Many Books, So Little Time

Sweet American Sweethearts

11/12: Release Blitz with Book Partners in Crime


Devika Fernando
Laura’s Interests
Southern Yankee Book Reviews
Just The Write Stuff
Uniquec’s Book Blog
Us Girls & A Book
abibliophobia anonymous book reviews
Em & M Books
Crystal’s Chaotic Confessions
Nerd Girl Official
Deal Sharing Aunt
Brooke Blogs
Padme’s Library
Ogitchida Kwe’s Book Blog

Libri Amori Miei
Rising Indies United
Nicole’s Book Musings
Fictional Rendezvous Book Blog
Chicas love to read
Mythical Books
Naughty Book Eden
Can’t Stop Reading/Rose Marie
Hooked On Books Forever
Reading Drinking and Relaxing
Nerdy, Dirty and Flirty
Trina’s Tantilising Tidbits
Pinky’s Favorite Reads
Those Crazy Book Chicks
Books are Love
Traci Hayden
Smut Fanatics Book Blog
Ebook Addicts
Warrior Woman Winmill
Here is what I read
Read Review Repeat
Romance Bytes
Danielle’s Domain
Books and Authors
Spreading The Word
Sweet N Sassy Book A Holics
love to read romance books
Badass Betties Book Blog

Books on Fire

Book Groupies

J.C. Clarke

Jude Oevard

Magic of Books Promotions


Petticoats and Pistols



Heroines with Hearts


New Releases

To kick off the second annual Cowboys and Christmas Blog Tour and the JCCF campaign, two brand new holiday romances will release Nov. 12!

Capturing Christmas CoverCapturing Christmas is the third installment in the sweet holiday western Rodeo Romance series.

Life is hectic on a good day for rodeo stock contractor Kash Kressley. Between dodging flying hooves and babying cranky bulls, he barely has time to sleep. The last thing Kash needs is the entanglement of a sweet romance, especially with a woman as full of fire and sass as the redheaded photographer he rescues at a rodeo.

Determined to capture the best images possible, rodeo photographer Celia McGraw is fearless and feisty. Not one to back down from a challenge, her biggest risk isn’t in her work. Danger lurks in the way her heart responds to one incredibly handsome stock contractor. Will Kash and Celia capture the spirit of the season?

Pre-order your copy today! http://amzn.to/1FC8ZQj

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“Someone like you should be smart enough to know better than to do something that stupid, Miss McGraw.” The man frowned at her as he held her across his lap, riding over to the fence, out of the way of the horses and the men on horseback behind them.

Too stunned to reply, Celia gulped and continued staring at him, gradually comprehending she hadn’t been killed.

At least she assumed she hadn’t died, unless angels wore dusty cowboy hats, dark blue chaps, and were breath-stealing handsome.

Those engaging eyes bore into hers, making her heart skitter in her chest while an entire bushel of butterflies burst into flight in her stomach.

She observed her rescuer. He sat tall in the saddle and had muscles to spare, or so she presumed from the way he easily hoisted her off the ground and onto his horse. A hint of light brown hair peeked out from beneath the brim of his hat. The pale blue shirt he wore almost matched the fascinating shade of his eyes.

Celia experienced the most unreasonable urge to run her fingers along the stubbly expanse of his cheeks, down his square jaw, and over his strong chin. Mesmerized by his full bottom lip, she inhaled a deep breath and nearly choked.

The very scent of him hinted at a lethal combination of freshly fallen snow, a warm winter fire, and sweet seduction rolled into one incredibly enticing package.

Rodeo-Romance-Block-for-webGet all three books in the Rodeo Romance series!

The Christmas Vow CoverThe Christmas Vow is the fourth book in the Hardman Holidays sweet Victorian romance series.

Columbia River Pilot Adam Guthry returns to his hometown of Hardman, Oregon, after the sudden death of his best friend. Emotions he can’t contain bubble to the surface the moment he sees the girl who shattered his heart eleven years ago.

Widow Tia Devereux escapes her restrictive life in Portland, returning to the home she knew and adored as a girl in Hardman. She and her four-year-old son, Toby, settle into the small Eastern Oregon community, eager for the holiday season. Unfortunately, the only man she’s ever loved shows up, stirring the embers of a long-dead romance into a blazing flame. When her former father-in-law, a corrupt judge, decides he wants to raise Toby, Adam may be the only hope she has of keeping her son.

You can pre-order your copy today for only $2.99! http://amzn.to/1KQHhvI

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No. Her fear was for the big, loveable lunk who’d scared her half witless when she saw him tumble off the roof.

“I believe that’s exactly the point.” Adam’s lopsided grin revealed his dimples and made her mouth water for want of his kiss.

Aggravated with herself, Tia aimed her fury at Adam. “The point is your recklessness might get you or someone else horribly injured.” She turned around and strode toward the kitchen door. “I insist you…”

A snowball caught her square in the back. Mouth hanging open in surprise, she spun around and glared at him.

Adam worked to form another snowball, ignoring her scowl.

Incensed, Tia surrendered to the need to stamp her foot. “How dare you!”

“Just like this.” He grinned and lobbed another snowball at her, catching her on the shoulder. Bits of snow sprayed into her face and hair.

“Oh! You are in for it now, Adam Guthry!” Tia bent down and hastily formed a snowball. With unmistakable precision, she threw it at Adam, hitting him on the chin.

He spluttered and returned fire, barely grazing her arm as she twisted away at the last second.

Peals of her laughter filled the quiet December afternoon and drew Toby outside as she and Adam continued to throw snow at each other.

“Mama?” The little boy’s lip quivered. “Did you send me inside so you could play without me?”

Hardman-Holidays-block for webDon’t miss out on the Hardman Holidays series!

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You’re Invited to PARTY!

You’re invited to join in the online Cowboys & Christmas Facebook Party, Thursday, Nov. 12 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. (PST). Drop in anytime during those four hours to enter to win great prizes, chat with guest authors, and more (many of the giveaways will stay open until the following morning)!

Here’s the link to the party: http://tinyurl.com/cowboychristmasparty2

The talented guest authors joining in the celebration include:
10 a.m. – Carmen Peone
10:30 – Kayla Dawn Thomas
11 a.m. – Melanie D. Snitker, Author
11:30 – Julie Cerniglia Lence
Noon – Author CJ Samuels
12:30 – Rachel Rossano
1 p.m. – Author Kristin Holt
1:30 – Dani Harper

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Enter to Win Prizes!

To enter the drawing for an Amazon gift card, Wrangler Tote Bag, Rock & Roll Cowgirl T-shirt, autographed books, chocolates, and more fun goodies, fill out this form. Winners will be randomly drawn and announced Nov. 16. http://tinyurl.com/cowboychristmasprizes2


Where to Find The Books:

The Christmas Cowboy Cover Start the Rodeo Romance Series with The Christmas Cowboy.

Kindle | Amazon

christmas bargain coverTravel back to a time of grandeur in the old west

with the Hardman Holidays series.

The Christmas Bargain begins the popular series

and is available free for a very limited time!

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Welcome to the PartyI’m so excited I can hardly stand it!

Today is the Cowboys and Christmas Facebook Party and you are all invited!


Pop by anytime between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. (PT) to get in on the fun. And even if you can’t be at the party, I’m leaving my prize giveaways open until midnight!

Eight talented, awesome authors will be joining me today with fabulous prizes!

There will be games, free books, and all sorts of shenanigns you don’t want to miss out on.

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I’ll share a little about The Christmas Calamity – released just today!

You’ll also get a peak at the cover of my new book coming out in January!

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Also, if you missed the news, The Christmas Bargain is free. That means you can get the entire Hardman Series  (today only!) for less than $5! Tomorrow, the price on The Christmas Calamity will go to its regular price.

Don’t miss out on great deals and a whole lot of fun!

Also, don’t forget the blog tour! Today there is a special Release Day Blitz taking place, too!

November 13

Kristy McCaffrey

Reading by the Book

A Passion for Romance

Annie Douglass Lima

Mari Anne Christie

Tammy Hinton

Marianne Sciucco

Release Day Blitz through Book Partners in Crime

  1. Christina Whelan
  2. Nicole Smith
  3. Tami Schafer
  4. Uniquec’s Book Blog
  5. Readers Heaven
  6. Padme’s Library
  7. Books, Photos & a little bit of everything else
  8. Girl with Pen
  9. LBM Book Blog
  10. Marie’s Cozy Corner
  11. SBM Book Obsession
  12. A Closet Full of Books
  13. Geri Slavinsky
  14. undercover book reviews
  15. Words Turn Me On
  16. Book Groupies
  17. author sandra love
  18. Em & M Books
  19. Book Nook Nuts
  20. 2 Girls a Book & a Glass of Wine
  21. Page By Page Inside-Out Reviews & Promotion
  22. girlygirlbookreviews
  23. We Stole Your Book Boyfriend
  24. Just Booked
  25. Brooke Blogs
  26. undercover book reviews




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You betcha!

I’m thrilled to invite all of you to join in the fun Nov. 13 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. (Pacific Time) at the Cowboys & Christmas Facebook Party!


Hosted by yours truly, the party will feature many talented guest authors with fun giveaways.

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It will also be the official celebration of the release of the third book in the Hardman series,  The Christmas Calamity.

JCCF logoAnd it kicks off a campaign I’m doing with the Justin Cowboy Crisis Fund to raise both funds and awareness of the organization. From Nov. 7  through Dec. 24, I’ll donate 10 percent of my net proceeds from all my book sales to JCCF. If you aren’t familiar with the organization, it provides financial assistance to rodeo athletes who’ve sustained catastrophic injuries and will be out unable to compete for an extended period of time.

Did I mention prizes?

There will be awesome prizes, like free digital and paperback books, Cowboy Chocolates, an Amazon gift card, and original western art.

For those of you who’ve followed my blog for a while, you’ve probably surmised I like to play with my camera.

I’ve recently started framing and selling some of my favorite photos. (Cool, huh!)

So here’s the deal:

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You can win this 8×10 matted print (without the watermark across his nose, of course!)

All you have to do is go to the Facebook Party Page, invite your friends, and then post a comment saying how many people you invited. The person who invites the most  – wins!

If you’ve never invited people to attend a Facebook Party before, it is super-duper easy.

CC FB party 1aFirst, go to the Party Page and click on the button that says “Join” if you haven’t yet.


CC FB party 2Next, click on the button that says “invite.”  It’s going to give you two choices.


CC FB party 3Choose Friends or Share Event

To enter the contest, you want to click “Choose Friends” (If you want to share the event, too, that’s awesome!).


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You should see a pop-up window with a list of all your friends. Just check the boxes next to the names of the people you want to invite. When you’ve checked all the ones you want, click “send.”

It will then tell you how many people you’ve invited.

Go to the post on the party page that shows the photo you can win, and share your number!

I so appreciate your help in getting the word out about the party.

Thank you so, so much!

Hope to see you at the party! I promise it will be fun! 🙂

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