Today I am participating in yet another great blog hop organized by Carrie Ann Ryan. The prizes are awesome, and the chances to win numerous.

BLACK FRIDAY — I always thought the name sounded so ominous and dark. Kind of like Ash Wednesday in Catholic countries. I could just picture all the priests, knights, fair ladies, beggars and thieves running around cobbled streets of medieval European cities and towns. You can imagine my disappointment when I finally looked up the meaning of Black Firday and found out it was all about profit.  According to Wikipedia, Black Friday refers to retailers finally starting to make a profit after the fall slump in sales. More precisely, the Black Friday sales bring them out of the “red” or negative numbers in accounting into black, positive, numbers.

What about you? Why did you think Black Friday was called Black?  Comment below and leave your email address (in the comment) for a chance to win these great prizes:

1st Grand Prize: A Kindle Fire or Nook Tablet
2nd Grand Prize: A $75 Amazon or B&N Gift Card
3rd Grand Prize: A Swag Pack that contains paperbacks, ebooks, 50+ bookmarks, cover flats, magnets, pens, coffee cozies, and more!

That’s now all though.  I have made my novel PROTECTOR (Anniversary of the Veil, Book 1) FREE in the Kindle store.

Please download a copy and Happy Holidays!


1. A chance to win a copy of a wonderful fantasy romance novel Disciple Part 1 by L. Blankenship. Click here to enter the contest! (links open in a new window)

2. A chance to win a copy of a contemporary romance novel The Christmas Diary by Elyse Douglas. Click here to enter the contest! (links open in a new window)

Where else can you win?