Shannon Stacey

Win a copy of Yours To Keep!

I think it’s time to give away a copy of Yours To Keep, don’t you? (Even if you don’t, I’m doing it anyway because I’m contrary that way.) It releases two weeks from Monday, and I have ePub and PDF author copies.

First…the back cover copy:

Sean Kowalski no sooner leaves the army than he’s recruited by Emma Shaw to be her fake fiancé. Emma needs to produce a husband-to-be for her grandmother’s upcoming visit, and, though Sean doesn’t like the deception, he could use the landscaping job Emma’s offering while he decides what to do with his civilian life. And, despite his attraction to Emma, there’s no chance he’ll fall for a woman with deep roots in a town he’s not planning to call home.

Emma’s not interested in a real relationship either; not with a man whose idea of home is wherever he drops his duffel bag. No matter how amazing his “pretend” kisses are…

Goodreads link | Kindle preorder link

How do you enter? Emma’s a landscaper so, here in the comments, tell me your favorite flower or plant. Tomorrow, probably around noon eastern, one random commenter will win a copy of Yours To Keep!

98 comments to “Win a copy of Yours To Keep!”

  1. Nadia Lee
      · May 20th, 2011 at 11:47 am · Link

    My favorite plant is sage b/c I think it smells good. And it’s very tasty in hamburgers lol. :-D

  2. Taylor Lunsford
      · May 20th, 2011 at 11:47 am · Link

    Gardenias or roses are probably my favorites…

  3. Reanna
      · May 20th, 2011 at 11:49 am · Link

    Calla Lilies are my favorite

  4. Angela
      · May 20th, 2011 at 11:50 am · Link

    Mine is definitely the gardenia. I love the way it smells. In fact, I found some perfume from Crabtree and Evelyn that smells exactly like gardenia. Love it!!

  5. Limecello
      · May 20th, 2011 at 11:51 am · Link

    Favorite flower or plant? Hmm… so many to choose from! Plant wise I keep thinking vegetables, but that’s no fun. I’ll go with sassafras. :) [Tree… plant… whatever.]
    Flower? I actually love the wild violets – a specific kind though, and I have no idea what the name is. Sad. Otherwise… I am quite partial to orchids and water lilies. Obviously I’m indecisive.

  6. Karey Smith
      · May 20th, 2011 at 11:52 am · Link

    I love white roses

  7. Jean
      · May 20th, 2011 at 11:53 am · Link

    I’ve always been partial to wild daisies.

  8. Amy
      · May 20th, 2011 at 11:53 am · Link

    I love sweet peas, they remind me of sunny summer days!

  9. RubyRed0
      · May 20th, 2011 at 11:54 am · Link

    Wisteria is my favorite ;-)

  10. Deanne
      · May 20th, 2011 at 11:55 am · Link

    I love lilies, i have tons planted in my garden. I also have to add lilacs because they smell lovely. I have one right outside my window and i just love when the breeze blows and I smell them.

  11. Heather M.
      · May 20th, 2011 at 11:57 am · Link

    Tulip or Lilly.

  12. Elfie33
      · May 20th, 2011 at 11:57 am · Link

    I love daisy’s they always make me smile.

  13. Terri Osburn
      · May 20th, 2011 at 11:58 am · Link

    I’m a new homeowner and have a long running green thumb, but so far I’ve been able to keep my new petunias alive. I love the colors and who doesn’t smile just saying the word “petunia”?

  14. Siobhan M.
      · May 20th, 2011 at 11:58 am · Link

    Bright red geraniums. They are my most favorite flower/plant because they are just so brilliant, bright and summer-y. They look so welcoming against pansies, marigolds, and dark green ground cover. Love them!

  15. Brooke
      · May 20th, 2011 at 11:58 am · Link

    to one favorite flower/plant is difficult.
    but the pikake flower (hawaiian jasmine) is my ultimate fave :)

  16. StacieDM
      · May 20th, 2011 at 12:01 pm · Link

    I love cabbage roses. Big, beautiful blooms.

  17. Lisa J
      · May 20th, 2011 at 12:02 pm · Link

    I have white bleeding hearts and they come every year. I love them.

  18. Jacki T.
      · May 20th, 2011 at 12:04 pm · Link

    My favorite flower is lilies..

  19. Jo
      · May 20th, 2011 at 12:05 pm · Link

    I love most roses. Not a big fan of the ones that open all the way and the petals all fall off so bad. LOL

  20. Chris Bails
      · May 20th, 2011 at 12:09 pm · Link

    my favorite flower is a petunia. i love the wave petunias. love almost any flower.

  21. Michelle
      · May 20th, 2011 at 12:13 pm · Link

    I actually love gerber daisies. They’re simple but full of so much color.

  22. Jacquie Biggar
      · May 20th, 2011 at 12:15 pm · Link

    I love Roses, especially the really fragrant ones. I have 9 in my yard and a couple on my deck

  23. Trish
      · May 20th, 2011 at 12:16 pm · Link

    My favorite flower is a tie between daisies and tulips–both are beautiful and scent-free so they don’t kill me because of my allergies. :)

  24. Darcy
      · May 20th, 2011 at 12:17 pm · Link

    My favorite flower are roses, but for scent and it has to be magnolias. Sadly I can’t grow them here in Alaska as it is too frigid in the northern interior.
    Favorite house plant is the philodendrons because they are one plant that I have hard time NOT killing…*S*
    Finally have enough room to plant a garden this year and planning has to be so careful due to seasons here…I’m loving the challenge.

    Thank you for the chance to win your book, and blurb is great and going to put on my gotta have list…:)



  25. Jeanne S.
      · May 20th, 2011 at 12:20 pm · Link

    My favorite plant to have around my yard is impatients. They just make me happy because they are in bloom thru out the summer and into the fall!

  26. Bev
      · May 20th, 2011 at 12:22 pm · Link

    I love wild roses. They smell wonderfull, bugs and all lol!

  27. ericka
      · May 20th, 2011 at 12:22 pm · Link

    I love roses, any kind, any color. but ive got a bit adventurous this year and have started bromilileads (sp) and have started a pineapple plant, which seems fairly easy to grow so far, just takes 2yrs to fruit.

  28. JoyceZ
      · May 20th, 2011 at 12:24 pm · Link

    My favorite flower to plant is New Guinea Impatients because they are so hardy. They survive the full sun of my front yard. (if the sun ever comes out again in Connecticut)

  29. Kristin
      · May 20th, 2011 at 12:27 pm · Link

    Gerber daisies!

  30. Dottie
      · May 20th, 2011 at 12:27 pm · Link

    Peonies are my favorite flower, tomatoes are my favorite veggie to plant!

  31. Nicole
      · May 20th, 2011 at 12:29 pm · Link

    Violas are my favorite flower ever since I was a kid. I love the colors.

  32. Judy Latham
      · May 20th, 2011 at 12:31 pm · Link

    Even though I preordered my Kindle version last week, I want to spread the gospel on the joys of gardening with hellebores. They look their best in late winter into early spring when little else is green. They grow with little attention in unimproved soil, they’re drought tolerant and insect- and disease-resistant. They are expensive to buy because they’re slow growers, but when established they are prolific. And if I win this contest, I will happily ship some to you!

  33. Mrs. Joey Corr
      · May 20th, 2011 at 12:35 pm · Link

    My favorite is my huge Magnolia tree in my back yard. Its gives lots of shade but when there is a light breeze all you can smell is the flowers on the tree. I even pick some and put them in a water bowl and they will small up your living room for the day!

  34. Carin
      · May 20th, 2011 at 12:41 pm · Link

    I think daisies are my favorites, with tulips a close second. I’m counting the days until Yours to Keep!

  35. Trish
      · May 20th, 2011 at 12:45 pm · Link

    My favorite is my Iris’. Not only are the beautiful and multiply like rabbits, they hold a special place in my heart. The ones I have in my front yard came from my Grandmother’s house. My Grandfather wanted me to have some when she passed away in 05. They are even more special now, because he passed away 4 months ago. They are in full bloom now, yellow & purple. I walk out my front door and I am greeted with a sweet hello from my Grandparents every day. I know that she would have been thrilled they are doing so well and that I have taken care of them as she would have.

  36. Kathy Ivan
      · May 20th, 2011 at 12:51 pm · Link

    Congratulations on the release, Shan. Right now I have some Rosemary growing on my back porch, which is the only thing that seems to be thriving at the moment. The weather has been so up and down here recently, that everythings taken a bad hit. So, right now the smell of the rosemary is great. For florals, honeysucklet at night.

  37. joanna mcdonald
      · May 20th, 2011 at 12:57 pm · Link

    roses are the flowers that i like

  38. Stephanie M
      · May 20th, 2011 at 1:15 pm · Link

    I love roses.

    smccar1 at hotmail dot com

  39. Valerie Norris
      · May 20th, 2011 at 1:28 pm · Link

    Blue hydrangea. I know they’re considered old lady flowers in some landscaping circles, but I love them. Also lilacs. The scent–amazing.

  40. Kerry Hoffman
      · May 20th, 2011 at 1:29 pm · Link

    Pink tea roses :)

  41. Helen seely
      · May 20th, 2011 at 1:32 pm · Link

    I love Daisies and sunflowers… Can’t choose a favorite

  42. Joy
      · May 20th, 2011 at 1:33 pm · Link

    I know it’s trite, but I really love roses.

    And Shannon Stacey books.

  43. Lynda the Guppy
      · May 20th, 2011 at 1:46 pm · Link

    Daffodils. They’re so relentlessly cheerful. And I have a cobalt blue vase that always makes them look so bright and happy.

  44. Johanna Johanna
      · May 20th, 2011 at 1:50 pm · Link

    I love planting all sort of plants and flowers but I love watching sunflowers grow. I love seeing how tall they can get. A couple years ago they grew taller than our house! Thanks for sharing today!

  45. ms bookjunkie
      · May 20th, 2011 at 1:51 pm · Link

    I like the blueberry shrub. It looks nice all year round (at least to my eyes), gives awesome berries and has no thorns to scratch me.

  46. Lindsey Hutchison
      · May 20th, 2011 at 1:52 pm · Link

    my favorite flowers are carnations. there is just something bout them that makes me go directly to them. all the colors and how beautiful they are even if there a simple flower.


  47. Corinne Bridges
      · May 20th, 2011 at 1:53 pm · Link

    I love the Rhododendron & Lilac and also Black-eyed Susan & Cattails!!!
    I too LOVE Shannon Stacey books!!

  48. SheriV
      · May 20th, 2011 at 1:57 pm · Link

    Definitely sunflowers. Oh and since moving to a state where they grow…I really love tulips.

    But I also like cherry trees. Beautiful and yummy.

  49. KarLynP
      · May 20th, 2011 at 2:06 pm · Link

    I am so looking forward to your next book!

    insert subliminal text –> {{{ PICK ME }}}

    My favorite flowers are daisies. We have large pots of them in the backyard and I love how they stay in bloom.

    insert more subliminal text –> {{{ PICK ME }}}

    All the best!! KarlynP

  50. Sonia
      · May 20th, 2011 at 2:06 pm · Link

    The Gerbera flower are my favorite, its such a happy flower so many beautiful and bright colors.

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