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Brenda Whiteside
February 5th, 2011, 09:27 AM
Good Morning! Isn't this a great contest Coffee Time is hosting??!! In addition to all of their prizes, I'll be giving away a copy of Sleeping with the Lights On and a Starbucks gift card. Leave a comment and I'll draw a name tomorrow. In my book, Sandra makes frequent runs for coffee because her life is so busy with a stalker, a millionaire, and an ex-husband that she can't get to the store for groceries. I'll share an excerpt or two later.

A month into the New Year so we've all had time to break our New Year's resolutions. I'm doing good on some and missing the mark on others. How about you?

Beth Younker
February 5th, 2011, 10:06 AM
What a fun read! Congratulations Brenda on your first of MANY exciting books to come. You're my hero!!

Brenda Whiteside
February 5th, 2011, 10:17 AM
Hi Beth. Thank you. We need to find you a more heroic hero. LOL

a_charol
February 5th, 2011, 01:01 PM
I generally don't make New Year's resolutions but do make some personal projects along the way. Unfortunately, many of them don't much action.

Brenda Whiteside
February 5th, 2011, 01:04 PM
This is probably only the second time I've ever made resolutions. I agree with setting goals as the year goes by. And it is a trick to follow through. I've started making them in much smaller chunks - less to keep track of!

Brenda Whiteside
February 5th, 2011, 01:06 PM
This has nothing to do with New Year's resolutions but here's the book blurb from Sleeping with the Lights On.

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mso-para-margin-bottom:.0001pt; mso-pagination:widow-orphan; font-size:11.0pt; font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif"; mso-ascii-font-family:Calibri; mso-ascii-theme-font:minor-latin; mso-fareast-font-family:"Times New Roman"; mso-fareast-theme-font:minor-fareast; mso-hansi-font-family:Calibri; mso-hansi-theme-font:minor-latin; mso-bidi-font-family:"Times New Roman"; mso-bidi-theme-font:minor-bidi;} </style> <![endif]--> After two failed marriages and countless relationships, Sandra Holiday thinks she’s met the man to end her years of less than perfect choices; choices that not only derailed her travel-related career plans but also left her single and broke.

Carson Holiday, a Las Vegas country crooner with swoon-inducing good looks, spent his adult life pursuing a recording contract and love, never holding on to either. After eighteen years, he drops back into Sandra’s life, reigniting an attraction he can’t deny.

When Carson reappears, Sandra must choose again. Only this time, nothing’s as it seems. A secret admirer, a redheaded stalker, and an eccentric millionaire throw her on a dangerous path, with Carson her only truth.

As life confronts her with yet another turning point, will her decisions find her eternally sleeping with the lights on – or will she finally discover a way to turn them off?