THE Blue Ribbon BRIDES Collection (giveaway)

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I really enjoyed reading this collection. A walk through time with the competitions at state and county fairs ranging from baking, to pigs and to my favorite – quilts! I found the history of this time was interesting, the research into the stories must have been fascinating and the romance.. he authors made the characters and stories so real and true to life. I’ve competed in fairs and I loved how each of these stories especially the Requilted with Love story  took me back to some very special memories. 

To purchase your copy, click here. Scroll down for the giveaway.

Blue Ribbon Brides


Meet nine men and women whose competitive goals take them to state and county fairs between 1889 and 1930. From baking pie to polishing pigs, from sculpting butter to stitching quilts, everyone has something to prove to themselves and their communities. But in going for the blue ribbon, will nine women miss the greatest prize of all—the devoted heart of a godly man?

About the Authors

Jennifer AlLee believes the most important thing a woman can do is discover her identity in God—a theme that carries throughout her stories. She’s a member of American Christian Fiction Writers and RWA’s Faith, Hope and Love Chapter. When she’s not spinning tales, she enjoys board games with friends, movies, and breaking into song for no particular reason. Jennifer lives with her family in the grace-filled city of Las Vegas, Nevada. Please visit her at

Angela Breidenbach is a bestselling author, host of Grace Under Pressure Radio, and the Christian Author Network’s president. And yes, she’s half of the fun fe-lion comedy duo, Muse and Writer, on social media.

Note from Angela: “I love hearing from readers and enjoy book club chats. To drop me a note or set up a book club chat, contact me at Let me know if you’d like me to post a quote from your review of this story. If you send me the link and your social media handle, I’ll post it to my social media with a word of gratitude including your name and/or social media handle, too!”
For more about Angela’s books (especially more Montana-inspired romances) and podcast, or to set up a book club chat, please visit her website:
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Bestselling author Darlene Franklin’s greatest claim to fame is that she writes full-time from a nursing home. She lives in Oklahoma, near her son and his family, and continues her interests in playing the piano and singing, books, good fellowship, and reality TV in addition to writing. She is an active member of Oklahoma City Christian Fiction Writers, American Christian Fiction Writers, and the Christian Authors Network. She has written over fifty books and more than 250 devotionals. Her historical fiction ranges from the Revolutionary War to World War II, from Texas to Vermont. You can find Darlene online at
Cynthia Hickey grew up in a family of storytellers and moved around the country a lot as an army brat. Her desire is to write about real, but flawed characters in a wholesome way that her seven children and five grandchildren can all be proud of. She and her husband live in Arizona where Cynthia is a full-time writer.

Carrie Fancett Pagels is a multi-published award-winning author of Christian historical romance. Twenty-five years as a psychologist didn’t “cure” her overactive imagination! She resides with her family in the Historic Triangle of Virginia, which is perfect for her love of history. Carrie loves to read, bake, bead, and travel – but not all at the same time!

TIFFANY AMBER STOCKTON has been crafting and embellishing stories since childhood. Today she is an award-winning author, speaker, social media consultant, and a freelance website designer who lives with her husband and fellow author, Stuart Vaughn Stockton, in Colorado. They have a daughter and a son and a vivacious Flat-coated retriever named Roxie. Her writing career began as a columnist for her high school and college newspapers. She is a member of American Christian Fiction Writers and Historical Romance Writers. Three of her novels have won annual reader’s choice awards, and in 2009, she was voted #1 favorite new author for the Heartsong Presents book club. You can read more about her at her website.

Niki Turner is a novelist, journalist, and blogger. Her first completed manuscript earned second place in the Touched By Love 2009 contemporary category romance contest. She writes for local newspapers and won second place for best agriculture story at the 2013 Colo­rado Press Association annual convention. She is a coblogger at Niki is the president of the Western Slope chapter of the American Christian Fiction Writers. Connect with Niki on Facebook or Twitter, and visit her website for information on her other books:

ECPA- bestselling author Gina Welborn worked for a news radio station until she fell in love with writing romances. She serves on the American Christian Fiction Writers Foundation Board. Sharing her husband’s love for the premier American sportscar, she is a founding member of the Southwest Oklahoma Corvette Club and a lifetime member of the National Corvette Museum. Gina lives with her husband, three of their five Okie-Hokie children, two rabbits, two guinea pigs, and a dog that doesn’t realize rabbits and pigs are edible. Find her online at!
Becca Whitham (WIT-um) is a multi-published author who has always loved reading and writing stories. After raising two children, she and her husband faced the empty nest years by following their dreams: he joined the army as a chaplain, and she began her journey toward publication. Becca loves to tell stories marrying real historical events with modern-day applications to inspire readers to live Christ-reflecting lives. She’s traveled to almost every state in the U.S. for speaking and singing engagements and has lived in Washington, Oregon, Colorado, Oklahoma, and Alaska.  She can be reached through her website at




To celebrate their tour, The Blue Ribbon Brides authors are giving away an award winning themed basket that included a quilt and an Amazon Kindle Fire!

Be sure to comment on this blog post below. If we have ten commentors (not including the authors), I will be picking one person to win a book!


Link to giveaway:

To read more about the authors, book and follow the book tour: Click HERE

I was gifted a copy from Carrie Pagel Fancett  and  CelebrateLit to participate in this book tour.


25 thoughts on “THE Blue Ribbon BRIDES Collection (giveaway)

  1. Cool Giveaway Thanks for sharing it 🙂

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  2. Debbie Mitchell says:

    Great book by some fantastic authors.

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  3. Hi Dee! Thanks so much for your kind words! Glad you enjoyed the stories! Thanks for being one of the hosts for the blog hop! Blessings!

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  4. Anne Rightler says:

    It is a fun book to read! Great giveaway. Thank you for sharing.

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  5. Anne Payne says:

    There are some new-to-me authors in this collection. Appreciate your review. I enjoy bride stories. ☺

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  6. 1bgpayne says:

    This is a great giveaway for a great book! Good luck to all who enter!

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  7. Lucy Reynolds says:

    Loved this book.

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  8. Andrea Byers says:

    This sounds like a great collection and reading about various fair entries and whatever situations come up would be so much fun!

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  9. I thought I commented here but I don’t see it…so, we’ll try again 🙂

    I love the fair and don’t get to go as often as I used to as a kid. I think this collection would satisfy that need, lol! Looks

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  10. Vicki McCollum says:

    Loved all the stories and the book is absolutely beautiful!

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  11. carylkane says:

    Excellent review! I love these collections1

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  12. Brenda Murphree says:

    I won the book from CBD but I would still like to win all the other prizes. Thanks for the opportunity!

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  13. Tina Rice says:

    Great book by gifted authors!
    Blessings, Tina

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  14. Brenda Murphree says:

    I have won a copy but if I win again I will give it to my reading buddy.

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  15. mimionlife says:

    Love these stories! 🙂

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  16. Trisha Barber says:

    I would love to read this!

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  17. Donna B says:

    I love this cover!! I’m adding this to my TBR asap stack of books! Thanks for this great giveaway.

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  18. This is definitely on my want to read list. Love these collections and it’s by all my favorite authors.

    Cnnamongirl at aol dot com

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  19. Jackie Tessnair says:

    Great post!


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