Friday, November 11, 2011

Veteran's Day Giveaway Hop + Giveaway

A Salute to Our Veteran’s – Veteran’s Day Blog Hop

In honor of Veteran’s Day and their awesome service for our country we’d like to celebrate with Jessica Scott, active duty army captain, full time mom and author, and her husband, first sergeant deployed with the army on his final tour; with promoting Jessica’s new book, "Because of You", the first in her Coming Home Series.

The Bio
of Jessica Scott
Find her in: Twitter / Goodreads / Facebook

Author. Soldier:

The Soldier
I'm a career soldier, with 16 years in the Army and I love everything about Army life. I joined right out of high school and was promptly shipped off to Germany where I met my husband. I went from Sergeant First Class (E7) to Second Lieutenant (01E) in 2007.
Now, I'm a company commander in charge of 130 soldiers, a mom with two young kids who never sit still, and an Army wife, whose husband is back in Iraq.
The Author
Until a few years ago, I had no idea hard writing really was. I'd always written and started several projects over the years, burning out after a few dozen pages. After the War was the first novel I ever finished and it will always hold a special place in my heart because of that, even if it now remains under my bed. Blogging from Iraq landed me a spot on PBS Point of View, tackling tough issues involving women and war. Its an experience I'll never forget.
After the War was followed by multiple novels, all pulled from my experiences as an soldier who has lived through both being deployed and being the spouse left at home with the kids. Most of those books will never see daylight.

Jessica Scott is a career army officer, mother of two daughters, three cats and three dogs, wife to a career NCO and wrangler of all things stuffed and fluffy. She is a terrible cook and even worse housekeeper, but she's a pretty good shot with her assigned weapon and someone liked some of the stuff she wrote. Somehow, her children are pretty well adjusted and her husband still loves her, despite burned water and a messy house.

About the book:

Keeping his men alive is all that matters to Sergeant First Class Shane Garrison. But meeting Jen St. James the night before his latest deployment makes Shane wonder if there’s more to life than war. He leaves for Iraq remembering a single kiss with a woman he’ll never see again—until a near fatal attack lands him back at home and in her care.

Jen has survived her own brush with death and endured its scars. And yet there’s a fire in Shane that makes Jen forget all about her past. He may be her patient, but when this warrior looks her in the eyes, she feels—for the first time in a long time—like a woman. Shane is too proud to ask for help, but for Jen, caring for him is more than a duty—it’s a need. And as Jen guides Shane through the fires of healing, she finds something she never expected—her deepest desire.

To win one ebook copy of her book Because of You leave a comment in this post with your name and e-mail and the winner will be chosen the 14th of November. There's going to be 25 winners and, if you want to increase your chances visit as many blogs in this linky list as you can!


  1. I want to win this book

  2. I love the idea of this book about a recovering vet being released for Veterans Day.

    Thanks for the giveaway opportunity.

  3. pintea anamaria
    thanks for giveaway

  4. I would love to read this, thanks for the giveaway!


  5. Count me in, would love to read it :)

    Happy Veteran's Day!

    rachie2004 AT yah00 *d8t* c-m

  6. Love the cover! Can't wait to read the book!

    debr97 at yahoo dot com

  7. Wow! Jessica must be one busy woman.

  8. I would love to win this book.

  9. The book sounds great. Thanks for the chance:)

    bchild5 at aol dot com

  10. i have one blogger's link bookmarked so i can enter this giveaway in every blog :D question is, when will i get to it?
    email: cruz042 at csusm dot edu

  11. Thanks for the giveaway!


  12. Thanks for the giveaway!
    chefamanda at gmail dot com

  13. i love your blog, and the giveaway. i just signed up as mitzi_wanham[at]yahoo[dot]com to get your blogs. Thanks for joining the giveaway hop so i could find you!

  14. I would really love to win/read this book!
    msmjb65 AT gmail DOT com

  15. I’m thankful for writers & bloggers who offer fun giveaways!


  16. Thanks to both you & your husband for your service Jessica.

    drainbamaged.gyzmo at

  17. I would love to win this book, thanks for the chance


  18. I'd love to win Jen and Shane's story. It sounds like they have to go through a very emotional ride to a HEA!

    johns lake at usa dot com

  19. This book sounds wonderful. Thanks for you and your husband's service, Jessica!

  20. PS: My email is

  21. Awesome idea on the release & hop surrounding Veterans Day. Thanks! Gloria

    geschumann at live dot com

  22. Thanks for the chance!

    bacchus76 at myself dot com

  23. Hi
    Thanks for the giveaway.

    dany7578 at hotmail dot com

  24. Thank you for the giveaway.

    Jennifer Rote
    wildnmild4u (at) yahoo (dot) com

  25. Thanks for the giveaway. I would love to win a copy!

    musicalfrog at

  26. Thanks for the giveawway!
    beckerjo at verizon dot net

  27. I'd love to read this book :)
    email: cruz042 at csusm dot edu


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