It’s All About the Ride

With all the horse talk in the HORSIN’ AROUND GIVEAWAY, I wonder how many folks realize my book has little to do with them. Oh, sure, they’re in the story, but the ride in Give the Lady a Ride is on the back of a bull.

The first bull Patricia rides is tame breeder and since she’s a horsewoman anyway, it isn’t much of a challenge–a little uncomfortable, maybe, but manageable. She doesn’t have trouble until Talon matches her up with a wild steer. That one really tests her. But her decision to ride shows her adventurous spirit.

Recently, I was asked what I really wanted to do that I haven’t already done. Oh goodness, I can fill a book! My abbreviated list started with swimming with dolphins and buddy-jumping from a plane, and ended with experiencing Jerusalem with English-speaking locals. For some reason, I left out zip-lining through a rain forest.

What about you?

For today’s drawing eligibility, tell me what’ll get your blood to pumpin’. What’s on your adrenaline list? Got something daring you want to do?

If you’re one of the ones not playing, leave a comment anyway, but just let me know you don’t want to be included in the drawing.

For everyone else, remember–$50 IN GIFT CERTIFICATES are up for grabs! I’ll post the winners tomorrow. To maximize your chance to win, be sure to read Wednesday’s Post and leave an appropriate comment on each of the sites listed.

Shameless Plug Alert~~~Again!

JUST A NOTE: No purchase is necessary to enter the contest, but hey, just in case you want to, let me give you the Amazon link . . . Give the Lady a Ride

I was TOTALLY surprised by a new 5-star review this morning:

“I could not put this book down! 🙂 Sure hope there will be a book #2 would love to know if they get married. :)”

What a wonderful thing to wake up to!

So far, Ride has 24 five-star reviews out of a total 34 reviews. Color me happy! ~~~ Color me happier if my sales go up!!!

End of Shameless Plug

Good luck, everyone!

About Linda W. Yezak

Author/Freelance Editor/Speaker (writing and editing topics).
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5 Responses to It’s All About the Ride

  1. Lynne says:

    Good morning, Linda.

    My bucket list doesn’t include anything dangerous. I’ve foolishly galloped a stallion bareback across the dirt runways of my daddy’s country airport. I’ve flown up-side-down, done stalls, and loop-de-loops with Daddy. I’ve been behind the controls of a plane when I had no clue what I was doing, and I’ve wrestled a mountain lion. As a teenager, I drove a car to the beach (consistantly) that had no (zilch-nada-zero) brakes with a bunch of other teenagers (If Mother had known . . . ) I’m just thankful that the good Lord didn’t take me when He had the chance. 🙂

    My bucket list contains peaceful things, like one more trip to Cape Cod, another squirrel family to raise, going dancing with my husband (he’s dragging his feet on that one). I could go on and on . . . but you can see, wrestling with the demons in my books is all the dangerous excitement I want!

    Good post. Love you!



  2. Linda Yezak says:

    Wow–you have lived a full, vivacious life! My claim to fame is catching the largest red snapper on a salt-water fishing trip, unless you consider hanging off the side of a galloping horse exciting. 😀


  3. Angie Adair says:

    Wow, after hearing Lynne’s stories, I feel pretty boring, LOL. I have lead a sheltered life. I do enjoy speed boating and bouncing over the waves. I always thought I would like to parachute from a plane….who knows…maybe someday I will! I think this is why I love to read. I can live through others stories…Angie


  4. I’ve had a lot of excitment in my life already, and I now look for more sedate persuits, something that no longer getst the adrenaline pumping. Mine is all pumped out, and not on fun things. Great post! I love reading your blog, Linda. (And please, don’t include me in the drawing, which I think has already been done anyway. I just like visiting!)


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