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Tuesday, May 11, 2010

Read First Chapter of Chasing Lilacs

Today it's only 37 days until the release of Chasing Lilacs. It has seemed like forever at times, and now that it's drawing near, my mind is racing wondering whether I'm really ready. Sort of like a wedding day or becoming a new mother for the first time, although trust me, I do not in any way compare the birth of a book to the precious linking of two lives through matrimony or the sweetness of a newborn's first breath. But, it is a feeling like no other - the debut of the novel I've poured my heart and soul into.

To celebrate the occasion of 37 days until launch, I've posted the first chapter at Fiction Finder. It's a great site that is growing daily with more and more great fiction. And as always, Chasing Lilacs, is available for preorder at your favorite online book places: Amazon, Barnes & Noble, and Christianbook.


Patti Lacy said...

You will have SO MANY people hooked after this read.

Love you, girl. You are soooooo classy.

Yes, you.

Koala Bear Writer said...

Oooh, it's getting close! I'll have to pop over to read that chapter. :)

carla stewart said...

You're too kind, Patti. Thanks for the encouragement!

Koala Bear Writer: Hope you enjoy the chapter. You should be receiving a pkg soon - No, not Chasing Lilacs, but another book you've been anxious to read. Enjoy!

Carole said...

Carla, I put Chasing Lilacs on my wish list when you first announced the contract because it sounded interesting. Relationship drama is my favorite genre. And now, after reading the first chapter, I'm hooked! You write in a simple, flowing style that engages the emotions. I'm going to encourge my library to order it. Best wishes on your future writing, Carla.

cjarvis [at] bellsouth [dot] net

carla stewart said...

Thanks so much Carole. Hope your wish list turns into your "love this" list! Your encouragement means so much to me.