Thursday, December 22, 2011

Guest Blog Featuring Becky Barker

STOWAWAY with Becky Barker

Giveaway alert!! Becky Barker is giving away a KINDLE to one lucky winner!

Due to the popularity of this giveaway, Becky is offering 5 runners up a free backlist book.


***Congratulations to CyndiW, the grand prize winner of a Kindle! Congratulations to the runners up, Jaime, Connie, RedJuliet, Lynn and Trisha. Thank you to everyone for your participation in Ms. Barker's wonderful giveaway.***

Giveaway ends 10pm EST Dec. 29th. Please supply your email in the post. You may use spaces or full text for security. (ex. jsmith at gmail dot com) If you do not wish to supply your email, or have trouble posting, use the email under the CONTACT page to enter. This giveaway applies to United States mailing addresses only.

139 comments:

  1. I love Becky's books, especially her westerns. Can't wait to read Stowaway!
    srbagby50@gmail.com

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  2. "Now that you’re home safe and sound, you really don’t need me, do you?”

    “Maybe not, but I sure as hell want you.”

    What a great line! Off to go order.

    chattycassie @ mac.com

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  3. Stowaway sounds like my kind of book. Off to order also!

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  4. Sounds wonderful. Can't wait to read it.

    reed.emmaleigh@gmail.com

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  5. Happy congratulations, Becky!! Wishing you a gazillion MORE sales!
    f dot chen at comcast dot net

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  6. Becky's books are a must-read for all contemporary romance lovers. I can't wait to get started on Stowaway.
    Happy Holidays!

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  8. Sounds like a fun read!

    isajen@gmail.com

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  9. sounds like an awesome book

    meandi09@yahoo.com

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  10. Wow - what a fantastic prize

    yenastone at aol dot com

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  11. Sounds like a fun book. Wishing you good luck with sales and happy holidays.
    email: contact (at) prmason (dot) net

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  12. Thanks, everyone! Sorry I'm so slow in responding to all the great comments. I have six kidlets with me today, ages 8, 8, 6, 5, and twin 3s! They keep me hopping:-)

    Hugs, Becky

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  13. Becky,

    Congratulations on Stowaway making the Samhain bestseller list! I loved the excerpt - this sounds like a must-read for me.

    sophiaknightly@gmail.com

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  14. I'm definitely adding this to my must read list!!

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  15. Congratulatuons on the release of STOWAWAY! That's a very nice Christmas present. Merry Christmas everyone.

    Email: Tea.thyme[at]hotmail[dot]com

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  16. Congratulations on the release of Stowaway! I hope you get lots and lots of sales! Thanks for the giveaway!

    Merry Christmas Everyone!

    junegirl63(at)gmail(dot)com

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  17. Thanks for the giveaway! Looking forward to reading another great book by you! Have a great holiday!

    acamotherangel(at)yahoo(dot)com

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  18. Becky -
    Thanks for the contest/giveaway!
    Merry Christmas & Happy New Year to you & your family!

    Lea Ellen {night owl in IL}
    borg_66@hotmail.com

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  19. Congrats on your top-seller status!

    Awesome contest. Would love a Kindle

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  20. Congrats on the new release, Becky. Thanks for the great giveaway. Merry Christmas.

    janie1215 AT excite DOT com

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  21. What a totally awesome groups of ladies! Thank you so much for taking the time to stop by JRS. For those of you who plan to read STOWAWAY, I'm really hoping for some feedback. You can email me at: write@beckybarker.com

    Hugs, Becky

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  22. Thanks for the contest
    Happy Holidays!

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  23. What a perfect way to spend winter, hunkered down with a Kindle and delightful new reads. Thanks for the contest & congrats!

    olivechest@yahoo.com

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  24. Hi Becky,

    Can't wait to read the book. That's for the teaser and hosting this great contest.

    Claritta

    clstin31 at yahoo dot com

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  25. Congrats on making the bestseller list! Stowaway sounds great. Merry Christmas!

    amysmith98(@)gmail.com

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  26. Merry Christmas, Becky! And congratulations on Stowaway. I can't wait to read it. (on a new Kindle *wink-wink*) Happy New Year!
    SheriFredricks at Charter dot net

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  27. Stowaway sounds really interesting. Happy Holidays!

    Jesse

    jesse(dot)kimmelfreeman(at)gmail(dot)com

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  28. Ordered Stowaway after reading review on Guilty Pleasures. Hope to read it this weekend. Thanks for the giveaway. Happy Holidays!

    jtcgc at yahoo dot com

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  29. The book sounds wonderful! Happy Holidays!

    Lisa Mondello
    http://www.lisamondello.blogspot.com

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  30. Congrats on the new release, Becky! The book sounds fantastic!!!
    paige @ Cuccaronet.com

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  31. I just read her contemporary western Bridleton and loved it can't hardly wait to read her latest.
    Best to you and yours Becky.

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  32. Thanks for posting the teaser and for the contest! Please add my name to the hat!
    I can't wait to get my hands on the book!

    Happy Holidays!

    Gena Robertson
    robertsongena@hotmail.com

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  33. Mary - you're one step ahead of me. I haven't seen any reviews yet. Hope you enjoy Nick and Keri's story:-)

    Hugs, Becky

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  34. Waving to writing friends Janie, Paige and Paulette. Thanks so much for the support!

    Hugs, Becky

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  35. Already purchased the book now I just need to find the magic button to give me more time to sit and read! Sounds so great!

    Merry Christmas!

    Heather E.
    hregtvedt@aol.com

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  36. I love Just Romantic Suspense! It has introduced me to writers I might not have found otherwise. Stowaway looks great as does Bridleton. Thanks for the new books I'll be looking into now!
    Thanks also for the contest.
    Have a happy and blessed holiday.
    mjdiodati@yahoo.com

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  37. The book sounds really good. Haven't read anything you have written yet ... Thanks for the chance to win.

    gator_trish at msn dot com

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  38. Sounds like a great book. Congrats on the new release!!

    meggers1182@aol.com

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  39. I would love to read your book. Thanks lsscarchuk@att.net. Happy Holidays

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  40. Awesome news. Please enter me to win

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  41. I would love to win this! please enter me
    jlokuhtz@hotmail.com

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  42. Thank you for the Giveaway. Love to read all type books. Yours looks good also.

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  43. Thanks to everyone who's taking time during this busy season to post a note. I wish you could all win! I don't even have a Kindle, but I have a Kobo and love my ereader:-)

    Hugs, Becky

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  44. Thanks for the opportunity of finding a new author books 4 adventure at aol dot com

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  45. Thanks for the giveaway. I love to read. dguillen at kc dot rr dot com

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  46. Happy Holidays to all....keep reading!!!!

    Joyce H
    jtckkataoldotcom

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  47. thank you for the chance.

    thisbrokenroad@gmail.com

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  48. Time to move into 21st century reading.


    stepper997(at)hotmail(dot)com

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  49. Wow! I just found this site and I am overwhelmed! Becky Barker is new to me so I checked out her books on Amazon. I think I have been missing out! So excited!!

    twsmith817@yahoo.com

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  50. I also just found this site. I love to read! So happy to find it.
    ILoveEgypt602 at yahoo dot com

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  51. Thank you for the giveaway! I love to read and your book looks great.

    terripfistner@yahoo.com

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  52. This is a great giveaway for christmas

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  53. One of my mom's favorite authors.

    matthew@odiemedia.com

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  54. Stopping by again and enjoying your posts. Thanks so much for the compliments. Music to my ears. LOL!

    Merry Christmas Eve Eve:-0

    Hugs, Becky

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  55. Thank you for the giveaway!

    Tami Shurling
    angelwolf_storm@hotmail.com

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  56. I want to wish everyone a Merry Christmas and Have a Happy Year!!! And keep reading!!!
    Connie Swift
    c_swift2001@yahoo.com

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  57. New to your books but glad I found you! Thanks so much for the giveaway!
    oakleaf (dot) rebecca (at) gmail (dot) com

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  58. Thank you, thank you, thank you. Hope you're enjoying this Christmas eve! Crazy busy at the Barker house, but we're nearly ready for the family gathering. I've even heard a rumor that Santa might stop by. From my heart to yours, Merry, Merry Christmas!

    Hugs, Becky

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  59. Thank you and Have a Wonderful Christmas and a Happy New Year. nattagurl at gmail dot com

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  60. Happy Holidays to all! Thanks for the chance to win a Kindle. JaimeLynn3 at gmail.com

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  61. Wow what a great contest. Will your books be available on the Kindle? This is a very special sweepstakes, thank you.

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  62. Sounds good! I'm starting my New Year's resolution early...to broaden my literary tastes. I've been mostly a non-fiction reader so I'm exploring genres and authors who are new to me. Thanks for the post & giveaway.

    catherinelee100[at]gmail[.]com
    @capefearlibn

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  63. Merry Christmas, Readers! Wishing you love and laughter!

    Pamela - yes it will be available on Kindle.

    Catherine - romantic suspense is a great place to start.

    Hugs, Becky

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  64. Sounds like a terrific book. Merry Christmas to all!

    Kathy @ kathy ivan dot com

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  65. Merry Christmas and Thank You

    ptorpeyathotmaildotcom

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  66. I hope everyone had Merry CHristmas!

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  67. Merry Christmas!!

    kellyekellye@gmail.com

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  68. Happy holidays, I hope you enjoy your weekend!

    julieguan AT gmail DOT com

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  69. Stowaway sounds great. stormvikki at aol

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  70. Good morning, all. Happy Boxing Day! Thanks again for taking the time during this busy season to stop by and comment.

    Hugs, Becky

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  71. Sounds like a great book, looking forward to reading it.
    bbricke AT yahoo Dot com

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  72. Can't wait for the new book. I always love a good read.
    mmaddamma@hotmail.com

    Thanks for doing a contest when your books sell themselves.

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  73. Can't wait to read. :)

    Jlove006@hotmail.com

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  74. Tthompson8957@gmail.com. Can't wait to see what is next

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  75. Sounds great.

    cyndiw1961@gmail.com

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  76. Stowaway sounds like a good read. Hope you're having a happy holiday season.
    pmas0518 (at) bellsouth (dot) net

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  77. STOWAWAY sounds super hot! Thanks for the excerpt! Hope you had a very Merry Christmas & have an awesome New Year!
    Robin in NC
    RW620@aol.com

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  78. I can't wait to try a new author!

    Jaime
    Jaimejlittle@yahoo.com

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  79. I love the premise of Stowaway. You write the kind of stories I love to read!

    skalb (at) optonline (dot) net.

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  80. Stowaway sounds awesome! I love being excited about new books to read :)

    angelica43105@gmail.com

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  81. Love the recipe! Especially the dose of desperation and the smidgen of danger. Great recipe for a great book.

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  82. Becky is a new to me author and I didn't get the kindle I wanted for the holidays. Thanks for the opportunity to win one. 1_trouble AT msn DOT com

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  83. hmm. another new to me author to check out :) sounds very good!

    acade29 @ gmail .com

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  84. Can't wait to read!! I would love a chance to win! elainesaynay @ yahoodotcom. elainesaynay@yahoo.com

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  85. Becky Barker, another great author. (I may have to move next door to Barnes and Noble, LOL).

    Nancy @
    smiling_atthealamo at yahoo dot com

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  86. I haven't heard of Becky Barker..but after reading the excerpt I will n be going out to find her books! Thanks nikki_hodges@hotmail.com

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  87. great contest! looking forward to checking out becky's book!

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  88. Good morning, everyone! I'm happy to report that STOWAWAY has moved to the #4 spot on Samhain's bestseller list. Readers are the best, IMO!

    Have a great day:-)

    Hugs, Becky

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  89. Hi Becky, seems like 2011 has been good to COFW members and those of other loops I belong to in this year's fickle publishing environment! We can all hope that 2012 is better all around for the industry. Sandy Wickersham-McWhorter sandy8wickersham@yahoo.com

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  90. Looking forward to reading Stowaway. Thanks for the opportunity to win the Kindle, Becky.

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  91. I loved the excerpt. This book sounds really good. No wonder it is already a bestseller. Thanks for giving some lucky person a chance to win a Kindle!

    Jodie from COFW
    Jabrohard@aol.com

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  92. Sounds like a fun read.

    laura at berrys dot net

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  93. I have been a fan of yours for a long time. I love the way you write. You do so in a way that make you feel as you are part of the story and keeps you hanging on until the very last word. I loved this book and highly recommend it.

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  94. Thanks for the giveaway, always looking for new authors

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  95. Hi Becky!!! Congrats on the new book! :)

    barb@barbriley.com

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  96. Must check it out !! Byrd1400@gmail.com

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  97. I love reading new books

    Hooked.in2.yarn AT gmail DOT com

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  98. I am always looking for new authors. I love to meet new friends in my books. I read 3-4 books a week usually and LOVE finding new ones. :) Thanks for the contest!
    jen(dot)nate(dot)eggers at gmail(dot)com

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  99. Gotta check it out:

    chastity.thompson@ymail.com

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  100. I love a good book. I'm for the suspense plus passion books best kind of book to read

    katharenconley@yahoo.com

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  101. Nice to meet all you readers. I'm so happy you stopped by and I'm glad you enjoyed the excerpt.

    Waving to Barb and Jodie! My chapter pals:-)

    Becky - you're an absolute sweetie to say such nice things about my work. As a lifelong reader, I love pleasing other readers!

    Hugs to all,
    Becky

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  102. hansenpj05@aol.com

    would love to win thank oyu

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  103. Lori Foster told me about this...so here's my email wcatsdogs@gmail.com

    I have too many books at my house...no more space in my house....hint hint!
    Wink!
    Wendy Evans

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  104. This would be a new author for me to try. It is what I am most looking forward to with an ereader. Because some places sell almost only ebooks. I know I can do that on my computer. But I cannot imagine sitting in front of the computer to read a whole book! haha

    lisakhutson at [cox] {dot}

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  105. Lori Foster posted about this and I thought I'd stop by and check it out.

    thanks!

    robinreadz@yahoo.com

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  106. Greetings to everyone Lori sent our way! She's a good friend with a big heart. We need to get her listed at JRS, since she writes awesome romantic suspense.

    Hugs, Becky

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  107. I enjoyed the excerpt. Congratulations on making the bestseller list, Becky!

    Stacie McClellan (staciemcclellan_rn @ yahoo.com)

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  108. Awesome contest! Love the site.
    emeglath at comcast dot net
    elaine meglathery

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  109. Debra Simning-ChapmanDecember 26, 2011 at 11:48 PM

    I just stumbled upon this site, but it looks good so far, new writers are always a blessing to find!
    omahablack at yahoo dot com

    Debra Simning-Chapman

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  110. I would love to read this new book.
    lovinlife090273@hotmail.com

    Lisa Moore

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  111. Good morning. I'm thrilled to see that STOWAWAY has climbed from #9 to #2 on the Samhain bestseller list in the week since release! Thanks to everyone who's helped:-)

    Hope you all have a great day!

    Hugs, Becky

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  112. PS - I have a monthly readers' contest on my website for backlist titles. If anyone is interested, check it out at www.BeckyBarker.com

    Good luck!

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  113. Looking forward to reading your new book.

    Pam

    thscar at aol.com

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  114. Oooh! I'm waiting impatiently to read Stowaway!!

    trisha.mandigo at gmail.com

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  115. Sounds like a great book. I have quite a few of your romances on my bookshelf. Thanks so much for the wonderful contest. I asked for a new kindle for Xmas, but it sadly was not in Santa's budget his year. My daughter stepped on my other one and broke it :( It would be wonderful to win one.


    izzyabbysmom2006 AT yahoo DOT com

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  116. Thanks, this is exciting!

    rrivaspl at gmu dot edu

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  117. Thanks for the chance to win!

    Kris E.
    wildcalcpl@aol.com

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  118. Congrats on the new release! Sounds like a great story. Hope you had a wonderful Christmas.

    Ann
    pheyr@juno.com

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  119. mllmogaml at gmx dot com

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  120. awesome! christinbanda at yahoo dot com

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  121. I would love to win a kindle for my BFF

    zoey @ promotorsports1 . com

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  122. Hi Maureen,

    Thanks so much for the contest. Romantic Suspense are always such great reads. And thank you for telling us about your books and newest release.

    Prosperity and joy in 2012!

    Kat Bryan
    kcelestebryan@aol.com

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  123. Sounds like a book I want to read.

    cranky30[at]hotmail[dot]com

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  124. would love this book
    ginab2001@aol.com

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  125. What an awesome response to the contest. Big thanks to everyone who's bought or put STOWAWAY on your tbr list. Hope you have a great day!

    Hugs, Becky

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  126. Stowaway sounds fantastic!
    And congrats on debuting on the bestsellers lists!

    Your giveaway sounds awesome too!
    trishmccallan at Yahoo dot com

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  127. thank you
    nervygrl at yahoo dot com

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  128. Stowaway sounds like a great read. I'm looking forward to reading it! Thanks for the awesome giveaway! cheryllynne(at)rocketmail(dot)com

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  129. sounds like a very good book. tldelong5@yahoo.com

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  130. I am a huge fan of Becky Barker...I happened to to stumble upon her after getting one of her books free on B&N and I have been hooked ever since...Looking forward to reading Stowaway very soon...

    irishkisses74@aol.com

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  131. I would absolutely love to win an Amazon Kindle especially so I can make the transition to ebooks. I also would love to read Stowaway. This is a great giveaway. Thanks for the fantastic opportunity to win.
    girlof80s@aol.com

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  132. Last day of the contest! Response has been so great, I think I'll also give away a few free books to lucky commenters. Thanks so much for stopping by and for your kind words about my work:-)

    Hugs, Becky

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  133. evamack@gmail.com

    would love to try the new life style of Kindle

    Eva

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  134. I love your books and i'm so looking forward to STOWAWAY.
    Wishing you much success in the New Year.


    Jan Bennett
    jbenz42@gmail.com

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  135. Just found this site and love to find a new author. Book sounds like my kind of read.

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  136. I finished it today and enjoyed it :)

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