Friday, May 24

Book Promotion & Giveaway: Cowboy's Email Order Bride by Cora Seton

The Cowboy's E-mail Order Bride

The Cowboy's E-mail Order Bride
A Chance Creek Novel, Book 1
Cora Seton

Genre: Western Romance
Publisher: One Acre Press

Date of Publication: April 30, 2013

Number of pages: 230

Available at the following retailers:
Amazon     B&N     Sony     

Ethan Cruz should be mending fences on his Montana ranch, but instead he’s driving to the Chance Creek, Montana, airport – to pick up the bride he didn’t know he had. This latest salvo in his ongoing practical joke battle with his best friend, Rob Matheson, has gone too far, and Ethan plans to send his “bride” right back home, then get busy plotting his revenge. One look at Autumn Leeds changes his mind, however. Perhaps he needs a bride, after all. A breathtakingly beautiful city bride.

Autumn Leeds needs a story – fast – or she’s going to lose her lucrative contract with CityPretty Magazine, so when she sees the crazy video plea for a modern mail-order bride for a cowboy, it sounds like the story of the century. Making a video of her own, she casts herself as the perfect mail-order bride for a rancher, but when she finally reaches Montana, she’s surprised to find Ethan’s the perfect cowboy husband-to-be. Against her better judgment, her plan to keep her handsome groom at arm’s length disintegrates into a night of passion spent in his arms

Ethan knows he can’t keep playing this game – he has to come clean with Autumn and tell her the truth; about the practical joke and about the state of his ranch. He’s about to lose it all because of the debts his mother racked up before his parents’ deaths. Now his sister, Claire, wants to sell the ranch and collect what little money they can. He’ll be out of a home and a job, and in no shape to support the bride he desperately wants to marry, after all.

Autumn’s in bigger trouble than ever. Not only has she fallen in love with the subject of her expose – she might be carrying his child. If she doesn’t write this article and secure her job for another year, she’ll lose everything – her career, her apartment, and more importantly, her family’s approval. The only alternative is to stay and marry Ethan. But how can she trust a man she’s just met when she knows too well that men always let you down?

Can a love based on lies last?

“Want to see her?” Cab pulled out a gadget and handed it over. Ethan held it gingerly. The laptop he bought on the advice of his accountant still sat untouched in his tiny office back at the ranch. He hated these miniature things that ran on swoops and swipes and taps on buttons that weren’t really there. Cab reached over and pressed something and it came to life, showing a pretty young woman in a cotton dress in a kitchen preparing what appeared to be a pot roast.

“Hi, I’m Autumn,” she said, looking straight at him. “Autumn Leeds. As you can see, I love cooking…”

Rob whooped and pointed. “Look – there she is! I told you she’d come!”

Ethan raised his gaze from the gadget to see the woman herself walking toward them down the carpeted hall. Long black hair, startling blue eyes, porcelain-white skin, she was thin and haunted and luminous all at the same time. She, too, held a cell phone and seemed to be consulting it, her gaze glancing down then sweeping the crowd. As their eyes met, hers widened with recognition. He groaned inwardly when he realized this pretty woman had probably watched Rob’s stupid video multiple times. She might be looking at his picture now.

As the crowd of passengers and relatives split around their party, she walked straight up to them and held out her hand. “Ethan Cruz?” Her voice was low and husky, her fingers cool and her handshake firm. He found himself wanting to linger over it. Instead he nodded. “I’m Autumn Leeds. Your bride.”

Cora will be awarding a $50 Etsy gift card to a randomly drawn commenter during the tour.

So follow the tour and comment; the more you comment, the better your chances of winning.

Book Tour Info: 
Don't forget to check out the other stops on the Book Tour:

May 13- Romancing Rakes For The Love of Romance
May 14 - Full Moon Dreaming
May 15 - Krystal Shannon - Where Love and Destiny Collide
May 16 - United By Books
May 17 - Lisa Heaselton's Reviews and Interviews
May 20 - Total Book Geek
May 20 - Tyhada Reads
May 21 - Books and Other Spells
May 22 - Long and Short Reviews
May 23 - The Boyfriend Bookmark
May 23 - Flirting With Romance
May 24 - Musings and Ramblings
May 27 - Simply Ali
May 28 - For The Love of Reading
May 29 - Straight from the Library
May 30 - Words of Wisdom from The Scarf Princess
May 31 - Welcome to My World of Dreams
June 03 - Harlie's Books
June 04 - Read Your Writes Book Reviews
June 04 - Once Upon a Book
June 05 - Storm Goddess Book Reviews and More
June 06 - Kaisy Daisy's Corner
June 07 - i love lady porn

Author Bio:

Cora Seton loves cowboys, country life, gardening, bike-riding, and lazing around with a good book. Mother of four, wife to a computer programmer/eco-farmer, she ditched her California lifestyle eight years ago and moved to a remote logging town in northwestern British Columbia.

Like the characters in her novels, Cora enjoys old-fashioned pursuits and modern technology, spending mornings transforming a neglected one-acre lot into a paradise of orchards, berry bushes and market gardens, and afternoons writing the latest Chance Creek romance novel on her iPad mini. Visit to read about new releases, locate your favorite characters on the Chance Creek map, and learn about contests and other cool events!
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  1. I can hardly wait to read this story. I really want to get it. Is it only in e format? Where is it available?

  2. Thanks for hosting my blog tour today! The Cowboy's E-Mail Order Bride is available in ebook, print and audio book format. Amazon has all three formats, but you can also buy the audio book from Audible, and the ebook from just about any ebook vendor.

    Book 2 - The Cowboy Wins a Bride - will be available June 4th!

  3. Hi MomJane - Thanks for stopping by! This is on my TBR shelf as well. :)

    In answer to your question, Nope, e isn't the only format, just the quickest to get. ;) It is also available in print as of April 29th. I know Amazon and Barnes & Noble have it, as well as Books-A-Million. If your local bookstore doesn't carry it, ask them to order it for you.

  4. I look forward to reading book 2, I wonder if it his revenge again his friend for the email order bride situation
    fencingromein at hotmail dot com

  5. Fun excerpt and fun giveaway! Thanks!
    allison dot westcote at gmail dot com


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