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  • March(ing) Madness 2017

    Dear readers, friends, family, neighbors, and colleagues, Each year since I've been publishing my Eternity Springs series, I've done a March Madness promotion to publicize my series. This year I have a more important reason for continuing the project:Meet The Gift, the newest angel in the March family sky. The Gift was born in January, and like 30,000 other people in America is living with cystic fibrosis. This year, my March(ing) Madness Giveaway is dedicated to raising funds ...

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    Happy New Year

    I've decided I'm going to blog a little more this year--only I'm not thinking of this as blogging. I'm going to journal. Maybe someone will read it, maybe not.One of my writer friends tells me that journaling in the morning helps get her creative jucies flowing.

  • A Small-Town Christmas Giveaway

    I'm joining three other St. Martin's Press authors in a Small-Town Christmas giveaway.For a chance to win an Eternity Springs goody box and other prizes, follow the link below and enter!Good luck and Merry Christmas!EmilyEnter the Christmas Giveaway here!

  • March Madness is coming!

    Get ready for Emily's 8th annual March Madness Event! We have something new and exciting planned for this year's March Madness. Don't miss out on the fun!

  • Enter to Win an ARC of Heartsong Cottage!

    Enter to win 1 of 5 advanced reading copies of HEARTSONG COTTAGE I'll be giving away September 19-25! *Note: This contest is only open to my mailing list subscribers. Not on my mailing list?

  • Cover Reveal for REUNION PASS!

       IT’S NEVER TOO LATE TO HAVE A CHANGE OF HEART. Six years ago, Chase Timberlake bought an engagement ring for his high school sweetheart Lori Reese. Then...life happened.

  • A Little (Free) Something For Your Stocking.

    The MIRACLE ROAD eBook sale this month had me thinking about Christmas. I'm asking for your help! For the past few years I've asked my Facebook and newsletter friends to send me a favorite Christmas cookie recipe.

  • Ebook sale! It's Christmas in August.

    Exciting news! The eBook version of MIRACLE ROAD is on sale right now for just $1.99 (usually $7.99) but only for a limited time!This is Book 7 in my Eternity Springs series (though it can easily be read as a standalone) and is a story of the miracle and joy of love during the holidays...After tragedy strikes his team, college basketball coach Lucca Romano arrives in the haven of Eternity Springs to reassess his life. Even a winning record and big offers can’t dent the wall of guilt that Lu...

  • Summer Reading Club!

    v:* {behavior:url(#default#VML);} o:* {behavior:url(#default#VML);} w:* {behavior:url(#default#VML);} .shape {behavior:url(#default#VML);} What's on your summer reading list? Want to guess what's on mine?   Eternity Springs.

  • Emily's #AuthorAdventure Travel Journal

    I was admittedly very nervous about making a transatlantic voyage with writer pal, Christina Dodd. Two weeks sans husbands, internet, or any stops between our departing port of St. Maarten and our arrival port in Lisbon, Portugal.

  • Author Adventure

    Dear Friends,This week I'm embarking on an adventure with my friend and fellow author, Christina Dodd!We'll be spending two weeks sans internet (yes, you read that right) aboard a sailing yacht (watch the video) that goes from the Caribbean island of St. Maarten to Lisbon, Portugal—with no stops in between.Why are we doing this you might ask? The goal is to write and write and write and write some more.

  • March Madness Week 5

    Challenge for March Madness Week 5: Post the title of your favorite Eternity Springs novel in the comments below to be automatically entered to win a signed book by Emily March!Find all the Eternity Springs book titles on my website or on my downloadable Book List.It may take a couple days for your comment to be approved by Emily's assistant so don't panic if you don't see your comment right away.  Seven winners will be announced on April 1st. Good Luck! 

  • March Madness Week 4

    Challenge for March Madness Week 4: Earn your wings in Eternity Springs by joining my street team, Emily's Angels! What is Emily's Angels? Think of Emily's Angels as a blend of street teams, review crews, contest prize winners, and book club members.

  • March Madness Week 3

    Challenge for March Madness Week 3: Send in a Pic of your Favorite Emily March Book   Snap a picture of you with your favorite Emily March book (or the cover of it on your eReader) and a short blurb about why you picked that one and email it to Emily's assistant, Chelsea, at chelsea.klepfer@gmail.com by 5pm on March 21st. Once you've emailed your pic to Chelsea you will be entered in the drawing to win an autographed Emily March book. Seven winners will be announced on March 23rd and a new ...

  • March Madness Week 2

    Challenge for March Madness Week 2: Post a Review of an Emily March Book Instructions to Enter:Find an Emily March book you've read on Amazon and post an honest review (the review doesn't need to be long but we're looking for new reviews, not ones you've posted previously). You can find a full list of Emily's books on Amazon here. Email the link where your review is posted to Emily's assistant, Chelsea, at chelsea.klepfer@gmail.com by 5pm on March 14th.

  • March Madness Week 1

    March Madness is back!  For week 1, simply enter to win an autographed Emily March book via the Rafflecopter widget below (you must be entered by March 8th).   Seven winners will be announced on March 9th and a new challenge will be issued.  Good luck! a Rafflecopter giveaway

  • V-Day Hershey Kiss Cookies

     Ingredients: 1 bag Hershey's Kisses1/2 cup shortening3/4 cup creamy peanut butter1/3 cup granulated sugar1/3 cup packed light brown sugar1 egg2 tablespoons milk1 teaspoon vanilla extract1-1/2 cups all-purpose flour1 teaspoon baking soda1/2 teaspoon saltAdditional granulated sugar(optional)Directions: Heat oven to 375°F. Remove wrappers from chocolates. Beat shortening and peanut butter in large bowl until well blended.

  • Sneak Peek at TEARDROP LANE

     February Eternity Springs, Colorado Rose Anderson removed her stethoscope from her ears and patted the silver-haired gentleman on his knee.“Your heart sounds just fine, Mr. Henderson.”“It’s not my heart that’s paining me, Doctor,” he grumbled. “I told you I broke my ankle!”“I think it’s sprained, but the EMT will be here to transport you to the clinic any moment now for an X ray.

  • Extended Version of MISTLETOE MINE: On Sale Today!

      A special extended version of my Eternity Springs Christmas Novella, MISTLETOE MINE is now on sale. I'd hoped to see this one in print by now, but unfortunately, it's still only available as an eBook. This is out of my control, I'm afraid, and believe me, I'm as frustrated about it as my print-only readers.

  • Brazos Bend #3, MARK, Now on Sale!

    MARK—THE CALLAHAN BROTHERS (Brazos Bend Book 3) is now on sale!Originally published with the title ALWAYS LOOK TWICE, this is the third of the Callahan brothers books. I spent the summer revising and updating my Brazos Bend series and I am thrilled to bring them to readers who missed them the first time around.LUKE, MATT and MARK are prequels to my Eternity Springs series so while you're waiting for the release of TEARDROP LANE on January 27th, I invite you to take a visit to Brazos Bend!Please ...

  • Fun Facts About the Callahan Bros Series

    1. The Callahan books were originally published as Give Him The Slip (2006), Never Say Never (2007), and Always Look Twice (2008). I’ve since edited and updated the stories to create The Callahan Brothers: Luke, Matt, & Mark.   2.

  • Interview with the Watercolor Artist for The Callahan Brothers Series

    v:* {behavior:url(#default#VML);} o:* {behavior:url(#default#VML);} w:* {behavior:url(#default#VML);} .shape {behavior:url(#default#VML);} A couple weeks ago my assistant, Chelsea, interviewed Margie Whittington, the artist who did the watercolor artwork that will be featured on The Callahan Brothers books that will be released next month.  Check out the interview below…Chelsea: Hi Margie.  Thanks for agreeing to be interviewed about your artwork.  The watercolors featured on Emil...

  • Behind the Scenes at RWA

    (A post by Emily's assistant, Chelsea)I have been Emily's assistant for a little over 6 months now and I always enjoy getting to go with her to events and seeing how readers interact with her.  Last week I traveled to San Antonio to attend the Romance Writers of America (RWA) Conference with Emily.  Here's what I experienced...This event took over the Marriott Rivercenter for the week.  You could see these "Think Harlequin" posters all over the place and there were groups of write...

  • A Fourth of July Feast

    Hope everyone had a great Fourth of July!  I spent mine at the lake house with family and friends where we served brisket, ribs, and beer can chicken that my husband cooks on his Big Green Egg smoker.  As promised, here are the recipes for the dishes I posted on Facebook last weekend.  Enjoy!Pasta Salad I used a recipe from AllRecipes.com but used fresh Italian seasoning dressing mix instead of bottled dressing.  Click here for the original recipe link.Ingredients:1 (16 ...

  • Upcycling Books

     A while back I posted this picture on Facebook of bricks painted to look like books that you can put in your garden.  it got over 33,000 shares.  This got me thinking it might be fun to see what other ways people have used books to create something new and cool.  I usually don't condone the destruction of books, but I'm sure we all have pile of books lying around that are falling apart and could be given "new life."  Here are some ideas...Book spine storage box Bookmark...

  • Book Cover Reveal for Teardrop Lane

     TA-DA!  Here's the cover for the 9th book in the Eternity Springs series, TEARDROP LANE--out January 27, 2015. I love this cover!  Which Eternity Springs cover is you favorite?  (If you need to refresh your memory, take a second  look at all the Eternity Springs covers.)

  • The Hills are Alive... in Strasbourg

    Well apparently my brain went on vacation when I was writing DREAMWEAVER TRAIL. I substituted "Strasbourg" for "Salzburg" in reference to The Sound of Music. I know better.

  • Eternal Romance Author of the Month: Emily March

    Check it out! I was recently featured as Eternal Romance's Author of the Month!  You can read the article here or see it on the Eternal Romance website. When you wrote your first Eternity Springs novel, ANGEL’S REST, could you imagine that it would become such a successful and popular series? And did you envisage it would run for so many books?

  • Romano Family Italian Cream Cake

    "Hold on."  He set down his champagne glass on a nearby table, then moved to intercept a waiter.  A moment later, he returned with two dessert plates filled with pieces of the Romano family Italian cream cake that had quickly reached legendary status in Eternity Springs.-- DREAMWEAVER TRAIL by Emily March In honor of DREAMWEAVER TRAIL coming out next month I'm sharing a special recipe from the kitchen of Maggie Romano. Hope you enjoy creating this legendary dish that's a favorite in Et...

  • Win An Advanced Copy of Dreamweaver Trail!

    Dreamweaver Trail (Book #8 of the Eternity Springs Series), goes on sale May 27th.  During the month of March I'll be holding a special contest where 12 people will be chosen to receive an advanced copy of the book!  Here's how to enter... STEP 1: Sign up for EMILY'S ANGELS This special group of readers has fallen in love with Eternity Springs and will be able to "earn their wings" by helping spread the word about this wonderful small town and its stories. Think of Emily's Angels as a ...

  • My Small Towns

    Ever wondered what places inspired the settings for my books? Here are the real-life towns that Eternity Springs, Cedar Dell, Brazos Bend and other story settings are based on: Lake City, Colorado Eternity Springs’ own Mocha Moose Coffeehouse and the hand-blown glass gallery that will be featured in Dreamweaver Trail come right out of the quaint town of Lake City, Colorado. Don’t you just want to sip a cup of coffee on that adorable wooden bench?

  • Angel's Rest Contest

    "All Eternity Springs needs is an angel..." Dear Friends, I invite you to visit a little piece of heaven in the Colorado Rockies.  Namely, Eternity Springs, a small town with a big heart that's home to Vistas Art Gallery, Mocha Moose Coffeehouse, and one of it's newest enterprises-- Angel's Rest Healing Center and Spa. Think you have a wound that runs too deep to be healed?  So did Gabe Callahan before he moved to this tiny town.  Instead, he found hope, redemption, and the vibran...

  • Writing Tips From Emily

    “There are three rules for writing a novel. Unfortunately, no one knows what they are.” ― W. Somerset Maugham Hey readers!

  • eBook Cover Reveals!

    "Cedar Dell is a small town.  Gossip is a major industry here.  Everybody knows everybody else's business, and what they don't know, they're trying to find out."If you love reading about small-town life in Eternity Springs, try a visit to Cedar Dell, Texas in my eBooks, MY BIG OLD TEXAS HEARTACHE and THE LAST BACHELOR IN TEXAS.  I'm so excited to reveal the brand-new covers for these books on the blog today!These were the old covers:    Drumroll please...   &nb...

  • We have a winner!

    Thanks for all of the wonderful suggestions for my Eternity Springs glass studio! It was difficult to pick, but I've settled on Whimsies, suggested by Diane Sallans. Whimsies are unique pieces of glass made at the end of the day.

  • Meanwhile in Eternity Springs

      The talented glass artist, Cicero, is opening a studio in Eternity Springs. He's bought the property belonging an old church and it is being remodeled into a retail shop and glass studio where tourists can sit and watch him and his assistants work. His gallery quality work will be shown/sold through Sage Rafferty's art gallery, Vistas.

  • A Holiday Treat

    Here's a little Christmas gift to you and me written by my assistant, Chelsea Klepfer.Thank you, Chelsea! Twas the Night Before Christmas in Eternity Springs Twas the night before Christmas in Eternity Springs,Where broken hearts heal and angels earn their wings. The stockings were hung at Angel’s Rest with care, In hopes that Celeste Blessing soon would be there.  Nic’s puppies were nestled all snug in their beds,While visions of dog biscuits danced in their heads.Gabe sat by the...

  • Thanksgiving Recipes continued again

    This recipe is from Marlene Byard, by way of a link to TasteofHome.com. Thanks, Marlene! Seafood Lasagna 12 ServingsPrep: 35 min.

  • Thanksgiving Recipes continued

    From Debbie Straughn ~ Thanks, Debbie! Butternut Squash 1 - 2 butternut squash, peeled and cut into large chunks. Boil until just tender and still a bit firm.

  • Even More Thanksgiving Recipes

    Again, I'm posting a series of favorite recipes from friends of my Facebook page. Look for the "next" button at the bottom of the page and be sure to scroll through them all.  ~From Ruth Cornelius. Thank you, Ruth!

  • More Thanksgiving Recipes

    From Facebook friend Jill Songer who said in her email: Here is my cranberry jello salad. The best I have found. My mom got this from a friend when I was young.

  • Happy Thanksgiving!

    Today on my Facebook page we discussed some of my friends favorite Thanksgiving recipes, so I asked for them to send me a few to share. I'll be posting a number of them for the next few days. Be sure to page through the blog links to see them all.

  • MIRACLE ROAD trip--interrupted. :)

    I was due to strike out on the Louisiana-Arkansas section of my trip this morning, but my editor sent me the revisions for DREAMWEAVER TRAIL and we're in a bit of a time crunch to get the book into production. So, I'm going to delay that swing until I get Flynn and Gabi's story off my desk. I hope readers will understand, but I'm not THAT worried about it.

  • MIRACLE ROAD trip REST day

    As I drove the totally gorgeous highway between Nashville and Knoxville yesterday, my agent called with thrilling news. MIRACLE ROAD is number thirteen on the New York Times printed list.  I cannot tell you what an exciting moment that was for me.

  • MIRACLE ROAD trip Day 7

    Lessons From The Road Since leaving Texas ten days ago, I've seen a lot of new and wonderful things. I've also had a lot of time to think. Here's a sampling of my new discoveries and rediscoveries.  Here's a sampling.

  • MIRACLE ROAD trip Day 6

    A Different Kind of Hook-up The road trip began with a visit to the fabulous Tennessee mountain vacation home of the fabulous writer, Linda Howard--author of my favorite book of all time, SON OF THE MORNING. (I try not to go too fan girl when I’m around her, but I usually fail.) As if a six-state road trip by myself wasn’t adventuresome enough, I decided to use the occasion to check off an item on my bucket list. That’s why I,  the woman who married her high school sweetheart back before th...

  • MIRACLE ROAD trip Day 5

    Happy Veterans Day!  I ran across this lovely tribute in Glencoe, Alabama.     This morning I'm in Tupelo, Mississippi, and headed for Southhaven, West Memphis,  Collierville, Corinth, and Florence.  My GPS has been directing me by some rather...curious...paths, and I admit some times I get a little concerned.

  • MIRACLE ROAD trip Day 4

      Saturday I had a special guest along on my road trip, my dear friend Mary D. and her dog, Lacy. I met Mary through our local RWA chapter twelve years ago, when we became members of the same critique group.

  • MIRACLE ROAD trip Day 3

    My adventure continued in the area north of the city of Atlanta. Here's my question for you today. When was the last time you bought a book at an independent bookstore?

  • MIRACLE ROAD trip Day 2

    It's been an interesting event so far. No big disasters, though a couple of close ones. I was driving through a small town and made a wrong turn.

  • MIRACLE ROAD trip DAY 1

    My great adventure...    In the 1990's, I badgered my father into writing about his experiences in WWII and we published it as a family memoir. He titled it My Greatest Adventure--WWII.

  • MIRACLE ROAD TRIP schedule

    I'm sitting in the Knoxville airport right now waiting for a friend to arrive to begin the first part of the MIRACLE ROAD trip.  I'm going to copy down as much as my schedule as I can before her plane arrives.Most of these times are approximate because I've used Google maps to figure travel time, and if you are going to try to meet me at one of the stops, message me on Facebook or email me at emily@emilymarch.com and I'll tell you how close I am to the schedule. :)Wednesday, November 6th (M...

  • MIRACLE ROAD BLOG HOP

    Starting November 1st you can enter to win FREE BOOKS -- including my latest Eternity Springs book, Miracle Road--on the Miracle Holiday Blog Hop! Rafflecopter: a Rafflecopter giveaway Links:

  • MIRACLE ROAD BLOG HOP

    Starting November 1st you can enter to win FREE BOOKS -- including my latest Eternity Springs book, Miracle Road--on the Miracle Holiday Blog Hop!Rafflecopter: a Rafflecopter giveaway Links:

  • Miracle Road Sweepstakes - Week 3

    Happy #MiracleMonday! Can you believe MIRACLE ROAD comes out a week from tomorrow?Congratulations to our Week 2 winner, Kate Sparks. The answer was--you guys guessed it--Celeste Blessing!  Ready for the next quote?  It's a little harder.  Ok, here it is:Guess who says it!

  • Miracle Road Sweepstakes - Week 2

    It’s #MiracleMonday! Congratulations to Kathy O’Brien, the winner of last week’s “Guess Who Said It” contest! The answer was Nic Callahan (aka Nic Sullivan).

  • Miracle Road Sweepstakes!

    Hey everyone!I (Chelsea) am kicking off #MiracleMondays to countdown to the release of Emily’s new book, MIRACLE ROAD, on Nov. 5th. (I realize today is Tuesday but I got a little behind so Monday is coming twice this week!)Here’s how it works: Every Monday I’ll post a quote from the book and you try to guess which Eternity Springs resident says it.

  • Finally, I have help!

        Meet Chelsea—My new assistant! Hi everyone! Chelsea here.

  • Plot Group

    I often get asked about my writing process, so I thought I'd share a little bit about it this morning. I have a group of talented writer friends who meet once or twice a year at various spots around the country for plot group. We spend anywhere from 3-5 days brainstorming plots for our books.

  • My MIRACLE ROAD trip

     Dear Readers, Call me crazy, but I'm in the mood for an adventure. I will be visiting friends near Knoxville, Tennessee when MIRACLE ROAD is released, so I thought, what the heck, I'll drive from Texas rather than fly and sign books along the way. I am currently scheduling my Emily March's MIRACLE ROAD road trip.

  • The Wonders of the Internet #1

    This arrived in my inbox this morning, and I found it unfortunately addictive. But useful, too. Click the photo and give it a try.

  • Welcome!

    Welcome to my redesigned website! We have simplified the design in order to make the information that readers want the most easier to find.  Please poke around and explore my books, read the reviews, and watch the book trailers. You might just find a story you've missed.