Monday, February 16, 2015

Liz Tolsma’s ‘Remember the Lilies’ Author Chat Party and Kindle Giveaway

Remember the Lilies (Thomas Nelson, February 2015)
Can Irene and Rand stave off starvation until the American troops bring freedom?
Interred by the Japanese, missionary Irene Reynolds comes across a mysterious note while working at the censor’s office. She memorizes the parts she must black out and delivers it to wealthy nightclub owner Rand Sterling. Before she knows what’s happening, she’s drawn into a web of secrets and danger.
Rand Sterling wants nothing more than to reopen his nightclubs once the war ends. But slimy Frank Covey wants his hand in the till—and has news that could threaten Rand’s reputation if it became public. More importantly, beautiful and intriguing Irene Reynolds cannot discover this information if he expects to persuade her to become his wife.
When Irene is attacked by a sinister Japanese guard and their secrets are exposed, they must learn the true meaning of forgiveness—if they can stave off starvation until the American troops bring freedom.

"New York Times" best-selling author Liz Tolsma is the author of "Daisies are Forever," "Snow on the Tulips," and the contributing author of "A Log Cabin Christmas." When not busy putting words to paper, Liz enjoys reading, walking, working in her large perennial garden, kayaking, and camping. She lives in Wisconsin with her husband and children, all adopted internationally.


MY THOUGHTS AND VIEWS OF THIS BOOK:  I have found a new genre of books that I am really loving.  Yes, they are Historical Fiction and they are often World War II stories that I am really enjoying.  Come join Liz Tolsma as she takes you to a camp in Manilla where the Japanese are holding Americans that were living in Manilla at the time that World War II broke out and the years spent in the camp.

In the camp, disease was rampant and food not so plentiful.  You really find out how the Japanese not only treated Americans, but how they treated their own people.  This is a love story amiss a most trying time.  Irene Reynolds and her aunt were missionaries in the jungle of Manilla and at the camp she meets Rand Sterling a very wealthy and prominent Nightclub owner in Manilla.  Irene has a lot of trust issues and is keeping secrets and so is Rand.  Can they find love in the mist of the madness?  What will each of them do when their secrets are revealed.  Will they starve before the Americans can come save them?

You must read more to find out!




This gripping new tale from Liz Tolsma, Remember the Lilies, is a must-read for fans of WWII-era fiction. When Irene is attacked by a sinister Japanese guard and their secrets are exposed, she and Rand must learn the true meaning of forgiveness—if they can stave off starvation until the American troops bring freedom.

Help Liz celebrate the release of Remember the Lilies with a Kindle Fire giveaway!

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One grand prize winner will receive:
  • A Kindle Fire
  • One copy of Remember the Lilies
Enter today by clicking the icon below. But hurry, the giveaway ends on 2/19. Winner will be announced at Liz's Remember the Lilies Facebook author chat party. RSVP for a chance to connect with Liz and WWII fiction fans, as well as for a chance to win some great prizes!   

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RSVP today and spread the word—tell your friends about the giveaway via FACEBOOK, TWITTER, or PINTEREST and increase your chances of winning. Hope to see you on the 19th!