Friday, 12 December 2008

Wind Dancer by Jamie Carie & Open Giveaway

Isabelle Renoir's heart and soul have always beaten to a different drum, setting her apart from the other young women in the British held frontier town of Vincennes.

Passionate, charismatic and impetuous, Isabelle handles a long rifle with ease and prefers to spend her time in the nearby forest, singing and dancing her praises to God. With the flamboyancy of her French father and the grounding of her British mother's devotion and faith, Isabelle hopes she can find God's plan for her life.

Named the Glorious One by the Indian tribes, as much for his stealth and formidable fighting skills as his long blonde hair, American spy Samuel Holt's restless spirit thrives on the risks he takes for his people.

The chance meeting of these two unconventional souls brings about a deep connection that will be tested to its limits as they are seized and held captive by the Shawnee, and Sunukkuhkaua, a man intent on making Isabelle his bride.

Jamie Carie claims Wind Dancer is her most intense novel to date and she is spot on! Set against the backdrop of the impending birth of a nation and filled with fascinating historical events, Jamie showcases her talent with the written word and her innate ability to craft potent and magnetic characters that immerse the reader in their lives. Isabelle's boldness, free spirited behaviour and her ability to worship God with abandon is both confronting and joyous to read. Samuel is a true hero of the times but battles his own demons and choices from his past. Wind Dancer will sweep you away from the mundane, engage your heart, mind and spirit and leave you sighing with delight
. Jamie Carie is now no longer simply an author to watch, she has proven herself as one to follow.

Relz Reviewz Extras

Reviews of Snow Angel and The Duchess and the Dragon

Interview with Jamie

Visit Jamie's website and blog

Buy Jamie's books at Amazon and Koorong

Open Giveaway

Once again, thanks to the lovely folk at B&H, I have two copies to give away to my Aussie readers and two copies to my North American readers :) To enter:~

Post a comment before midnight on Sunday 21st December, 2008, leaving contact details and an AUS or US at the end of your post to identify your location.


Michelle Sutton said...

Oh boy I knew it would be good but now I'm drooling. :) I need to get on the stick and read that story. I only have an ARC though so if you see fit to pick my name, I'll take a finished copy, Ma'am. :) Loved your review.

Beth said...

I would sooo love to win this! Jamie's first 2 books were amazing. Please enter me.


Yes, by the email addy I'm in AUS.

Merry Christmas, Rel. Blessings on you and your family this Christmas.

Lindsey said...

Oooh, what a gorgeous cover! I wouldn't be able to pass this by in a store or library. :-) Thanks for the giveaway!

ladyufshalott at (US)

Jewelz said...

This sounds so good!
Please enter me :)
joyfuljewelz (at)

Jen said...

Oh, I want to read it now!!! Loved her others and this sounds just as good or even better. Front cover is stunning.Thanks Rel and B and H!

Maureen said...

That is a great cover and the story sounds like a fascinating one.
mce1011[at]aol[dot]com US

Mary said...

Wind Dancer sounds exciting, include me in the drawing! Thanks.


Carole said...

I love Jamie's books! Thank you so much for this giveaway.

cjarvis [at] bellsouth [dot] net


Mary S said...

This book sounds like a really good read!

Merry Christmas to you and your family :)

mkshriver (at) gmail (dot) com


rebornbutterfly said...

It sounds like such an exciting story!
please enter me:
rebornbutterfly {at} sbcglobal {dot} net


lisa said...

I love Jamie Carie's novel and am anxiously waiting for this one. Please enter me for a chance to win.


ldneuhof at hotmail dot com

CherryBlossomMJ said...

OOHH! Pick me!! I do not have an ARC like dearest Michelle even. LOL

cherryblossommj (at) gmail [dot] com


Btw, if you are ever in Georgia, USA. You're welcome by my house. I'll even show of the Quilting Den. *Grin*

Allison said...

Haven't read any books by this author before - sounds interesting!


Leola said...

This sounds like a great read for the Christmas hols! Please do enter me.
Blessings to you and your family this Christmas Rel!


Sherri said...

I have had Jamie Carie on my "to read" list for a while and this book looks like the perfect one to start with. Please enter me in the contest. Merry Christmas!

Anita Yancey said...

Wow!Sounds like a good and intense read, one I could really enjoy. Love the setting for this book. The cover is great to.


Jennifer @ Quiverfull Family said...

Sounds like a bit of a guilty pleasure...but can't resist entering!

Naomi said...

This one sounds good Rel. Naomi. AU

DBarker said...

Please enter me..this sounds really good.

danelli04 [at] hotmail [dot]com

Geri said...

The cover and description make this sound like a really cool read!



Ausjenny said...

Wow what a strong cover I would love to read this book.
Please enter me as you know im an aussie

Angela said...

sounds good. Please enter my name once again :)


jaana said...

Could you please add my name in too? Thank you Rel!

jaana said...

Oh yes... sorry... forgot the...


wendyb said...

Please enter me,the book sounds really good. Wendyb

Melissa said...

The new book sounds great. I would love to get a copy. Please enter me.



Chloe-Anne =) said...

Sounds good. Please enter me thnx heaps.

Chloe-Anne AUS :P

HeatherH said...

Well, it seems everyone wants to win this one - including me! Please enter me. I loved the Duchess and the Dragon, which I think may have been the first book I won from you. Thanks so much. Have a great Christmas. Heather.

heather [at] exemail [dot] com [dot] au (AUS)

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