Thursday, December 2, 2010

Christmas Proverbs & A Giveaway with Keta Diablo

I’m a proverbs nut. Yep, I spend too much time surfing the Internet for wise words from all walks of life. I’d like to leave you with some of my favorites today about the Holiday Season.

Whether you observe Christmas, Hanukah or another holiday celebration, may yours be filled with wonder, and most of all love.

All my best, Keta Diablo

Christmas Proverbs

Time was with most of us, when Christmas Day, encircling all our limited world like a magic ring, left nothing out for us to miss or seek; bound together all our home enjoyments, affections, and hopes; grouped everything and everyone round the Christmas fire, and make the little picture shining in our bright young eyes, complete. ~ Charles Dickens

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What is Christmas? It is tenderness for the past, courage for the present, hope for the future. It is a fervent wish that every cup may overflow with blessings rich and eternal, and that every path may lead to peace. ~Agnes M. Pharo

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It comes every year and will go on forever. And along with Christmas belong the keepsakes and the customs. Those humble, everyday things a mother clings to, and ponders, like Mary in the secret spaces of her heart. ~Marjorie Holmes

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Until one feels the spirit of Christmas, there is no Christmas. All else is outward display--so much tinsel and decorations. For it isn't the holly, it isn't the snow. It isn't the tree not the firelight's glow. It's the warmth that comes to the hearts of men when the Christmas spirit returns again. ~Unknown

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Where The Rain Is Made, Keta Diablo
Paranormal Shifter Romance

* Nominated for 2010 Bookie Award by Authors After Dark - Best e-novel

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After a decadent-looking savage captures Francesca DuVall and her brother Marsh, she spends every waking moment planning an escape. She didn’t count on the powerful draw of desire interfering with her scheme while in the clutches of the brutal Cheyenne Dog Soldiers.

Ethan Gray is a curator at a national museum . . . most of the time. When he travels through time to help his beloved People he’s Meko, leader of the most revered and feared tribe of the plains. Their worlds are decades apart and yet Meko can’t resist the dark beauty he kidnapped during a raid. Violent battles loom on the horizon, but there’s only one he must win at all costs – the capture of Cesca’s heart forever. From the windswept plains of Colorado and the harsh life of a Dog Soldier to the placid life of a curator, their love was fueled by passion and kindled by destiny.

Would you like an ebook copy of Where the Rain is Made?

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Keta Diablo said...

Thanks so much for having me on Fangtastic Books -- one of my fave haunts on the net.

Your site rocks!

Good luck everyone in the contest. Crossing my fingers for all,

Namaste, Keta

Marie Lisk said...

Keta I love your writings. Thanks for making lonely evenings a lot better. Marie

mmafsmith said...

Sounds great and I love ebooks!


Stella (Ex Libris) said...

I have just recently read a Native American story Harvest Moona nd loved it! I would love to read Where the Rain Is MAde :-)

Thank you for the interesting post!

stella.exlibris (at) gmail (dot) com

SandyG265 said...

This book has two things I like - native americans and time travell.

Rosie said...

This book sounds great. Thanks for the contest!

rosie0512 @ hotmail . com

Estella said...

Hi Keta,

I loved the proverbs.

kissinoak at frontier dot com

booklover0226 said...

I've read some of Keta's works and really enjoyed them. I look forward in reading more.

Tracey D
booklover0226 at gmail dot com

Sheena said...

This looks like an awesome read. Would love to read it.

Sherry said...

I love your books and this sounds like another great book.

Lisa said...

Sounds like a gret book! I love reading things like this and I think that it is awesome that Keta stopped by to leave a comment. HOw cool!

JoAnna said...

Sounds like a wonderful book. I would love to be entered for the ebook giveaway.

*yadkny* said...

Hi Keta!
I've read so many great reviews for Where the Rain is Made, so I'll definitely be getting my hands on a copy:)

Judy said...

Thanks for the proverbs, they were all very interesting, and I really enjoyed reading them.

Your book Where The Rain Is Made really looks good. Thanks for the giveaway of it.


Asylumgirl said...

Christmas is all about the kids and gathering with family, as it should be.

deidre_durance at hotmail dot com

Anonymous said...

Time travel books are great-and I love that this story's primary character is Native American. Lately it seems cowboy books have become all the craze, while books featuring native american culture are harder to find. This one sounds fascinating!

Vicky CK said...

the ebook would be great for the kindle my hubby got me for Christmas (& gave me on T-day, the sweetie)!
The 'proverbs' are nice. We may have made one the other day when talking...
"The stores are bring out Christmas stuff earilier every year...Now if we could just get people to carry the Christmas Spirit around as long (year round even)" Vicky CK