Friday, July 1, 2011

Win A Copy Of Journey's End

Dora Hiers debut novel Journey's End is out and what a great read! The light banter between Chelsea and Trey had me laughing, the suspense kept me turning pages and the story of faith reminded me that I can "do all things through Christ who gives me strength". (Phil. 4:13) Take a moment to read about Dora and her book then leave a comment at the end. Make sure to leave your name and check back on Monday. I'll draw one of your names and one lucky commenter will win a copy of Journey's End.


An inspirational romantic suspense by Dora Hiers from Kannapolis, NC, available with White Rose Publishing

Devastated after the brutal murder of her husband, Chelsea Hammond vows never to love another lawman. Intent on rebuilding her shattered life, she turns her focus to helping troubled teens. But when an angry father bent on retaliation, threatens her, Chelsea must turn to the one man she never thought to trust: Deputy U.S. Marshal Trey Colten.

Trey wants only to protect Chelsea, but she blames him for her husband’s death. Trey can relate. He blames himself, also. As danger lurks, Trey begs Chelsea to heed his warnings. He let down one Hammond. He won’t let down another—especially one who now holds his heart.

When Chelsea is snatched from her home, can she put aside her fear and trust Trey with her life? Can she forgive him for destroying her past and let him help to rebuild her future?

Where one journey ends, another begins…

Want to read an excerpt?

“I suppose I should have been a vet.” Chelsea stroked the dog’s fur from his head all the way down his back, careful not to touch his wounded leg.

“Maybe. But I don’t think you’ve wasted your energy or your talents as a guid

ance counselor. Teenagers can’t seem to resist you, either.”

That produced a full-fledged smile in his direction. Way to go, Colten!

“Remember that natural charm I warned you about?”

He threw back his head and laughed. “Yes. And after a few days in your presence, I’m inclined to agree with you.”

He pulled into the veterinarian’s parking lot and glanced her way, surprised to see her grinning. “What?”

“Saved by the vet.”

Her words hit him like a piano dropping ten stories. She was flirting with him.

He took his time walking around to her side of the truck. He opened the door and leaned in, planting his hand on the seat next to her shapely legs. His face hovered inches from hers while he savored the way her wavy hair cascaded down her shoulders, the lips that curved in that always graceful way, and the eyes that spoke everything his heart wanted to hear.

Her eyes closed, and her lips parted slightly.

Trey snapped out of it. He couldn’t do this. He was on the job. She didn’t know the secrets he knew, the truth about her husband.

Her eyes startled open. As much as he wanted to partake and enjoy, he couldn’t. He touched a silky curl framing her face and ran it through his fingers. “You need to know that right now I’m working. But there will come a time, soon, when I’m not.”

JOURNEY'S END is available in e-book and print editions at and

meet Dora Hiers

After a successful auditing career, Dora left the corporate world to be a stay-at-home mom to her two sons. Eventually, needing something more to fill her days, she started writing heart racing, God-gracing books. Dora belongs to the American Christian Fiction Writers (ACFW) and the Carolina Christian Writers.

Dora and her husband make their home in Kannapolis, North Carolina. When she’s not writing, Dora enjoys spending time with her family, guzzling cafĂ© con leche, kicking back in her recliner with a good book, teaching Sunday School, vacationing in the mountains, watching football, and walking her dog.

Contact Dora ~

Dora Hiers
Heart racing, God-gracing Romance

Facebook ~ Dora Hiers Author
Journey's End ~ available now ~ White Rose Publishing

Journey's Edge ~ 2nd Place Unpublished Beacon Contest 2010


  1. Good morning, Susan. Thanks so much for the awesome review for JOURNEY'S END!

    It's a pleasure to be here today. I love reading your blog, so it's a privilege for me to give away my first book here.

  2. This sounds like an amazing story!!! I would love a chance to win. Thanks!!! margie at mijares dot net

  3. Wow, sounds very powerful! my Kind of story. Great post today :)


    Stormgoddess925 @ yahoo. com

  4. Hi Margie and Nikki. Thanks so much for your kind words. Don't forget to check back Monday to see if you won. Have a wonderful holiday weekend.

  5. Dora - love that you're letting me be your first book give away. I truly enjoyed your book and getting to know you:)

    Margie and Nikki, thanks for stopping by. Your names are in the jar. I'll keep adding as people keep posting through the weekend. Come back on Monday to see if you won!

  6. I can hardly wait to see how Trey and Chelsea get together.

    Enter me in the drawing, please.


  7. Thanks for the chance to win!

  8. Journey's End sounds like a great read. I would love to win a copy of this book. Thanks for the giveaway!


  9. Journey's End sounds interesting. I love the way you talk about writing "God-gracing books."

    I'd love to win a copy.


  10. Ginger, Ann, Judy and Connie - got you all added and thanks for stopping by. You will love this book.

    For anyone else having issues commenting (sometimes Blogger has problems) -NO PROBLEM! You can send me a message to my email account. Just tag it "Journey's End". I'll let you know I received it and add your name to the jar.

  11. Evening, Ginger, Ann, Judy and Connie. So glad you stopped by. Thanks for your kind comments. Hope you win! Have a fantastic 4th!

    And Dana Pratola ~ Thanks for trying to stop by! I appreciate all of you!

  12. Hi, Dora and Susan! Every time I read this excerpt, I get little doo-dads up and down my spine. Great visualization and emotional connection, Dora! Journey's End sounds amazing!

    delia AT delialatham DOT net