Monday, 3 December 2012

Christmas Giveaway authors: Dee Doanes and Terri Ragsdale

Welcome to the first of my Christmas giveaway posts. Here you can find out a little more about the books you could win as well as the authors. Today I'm featuring two lovely ladies, Dee Doanes and Terri Ragsdale.
If you want to be in with a chance of winning a copy of these books plus loads more, visit my Facebook page to enter  After you've done that, pop on over to Dee Doanes' Facebook page to gain an extra entry!

The Man With the Green Suitcase by Dee Doanes
What does...

A prostitute,
A corrupt businessman, and
A disfigured young woman
Have in common with a mysterious, old
homeless man who carries a green suitcase?

The old man comes into people’s lives because it is important for them to experience the visions that he is somehow able to show them—visions that even he doesn’t understand. But whoever he connects with will go through a transformation that will change the course of their life, for better or worse. The old man has no memory of who he is or even what the suitcase holds.
This story is magical realism, realistic with paranormal elements, a mystery that needs to be solved, and a man and woman who will finally realize that they were meant to come into each other’s lives and remain forever.

Dee Doanes is the author of The Man With the Green Suitcase, her first fiction novel.

She has previously published short stories and poetry. She has a deep passion for writing and has been writing since the age of five.

Doanes has a background in copywriting, communications, and social media.

She’s active in several charities and conducts a youth poetry workshop for the Atlanta Writers Club Youth Writing Camp, and is the former co-chair of the Writing in the Schools Program for Georgia Writers.

Doanes lives in Atlanta, Georgia and enjoys spending time with her daughter and parents. Doanes’ mother encouraged her to read and to be creative while growing up. In her spare time she enjoys attending writing events and workshops, fitness training, collecting art, world travel, and gourmet cooking. The Man With the Green Suitcase is available to buy on Amazon and Barnes and Noble for 0.99 cents.

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Roots of Indifference is like no other novel ever written. Its unusual epic saga: One of a kind. It's a fictional/ historical novel, true-based on murder-mysteries that were never solved during the 1910 era on the border dividing two countries: United States-Texas, and Mexico.  The novel "Roots of Indifference" is the winner of the 2011 Pinnacle Award in Literature History; and is a gripping, thought-provoking book and a page turner with sci-fi supernatural involvement and superstition having the reader wanting to read more. 

A passionate forbidden love full of lustful, explicit actions becomes a romantic explosion, involving Victoria and Juan; two unforgettable characters that go beyond the limits to be with each other—including murder. This is a novel that will stay and linger long after you read it. It's a story that needs to be told about the turbulent times during those dark years of indifference.  Check it out, you’ll be amazed!

Roots of Indifference is avialbe to purchase on Amazon and Barnes and Noble


Terri Ragsdale, author of the family saga, Roots of Indifference and a children’s book A Legend of Grand Mesa.   Terri Ragsdale has worked at the State of Colorado for over 30 years. Retired from the Department of Revenue, and now enjoys writing historical and local stories.  She is a Spanish language interpreter for Federal, State, and Local agencies in Colorado; and she has been recognized with many merit awards in her achievements.
She is currently writing her third book the sequel — to the continuing saga story of the Hispanic-American family we first met in Roots of Indifference. 
Roots of Indifference won the Prestigious Pinnacle Achievement Award for 2011 in the history literature category.  Terri now lives, surrounded by her family, in Western Colorado.

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  1. Thank you Samantha! What a lovely blog!
    Terri Ragsdale

    1. Thanks for stopping by, Terri, and thanks for much for being a participating author!

  2. Thank you. You are more than kind!
    Blessing to you, family and have a great holidays.