Monday, June 19, 2017

Weekly Windup: Comment to Win Dawn of Liberty by Amber Schamel

Weekly Windup

Welcome to the Weekly Windup! We have a winner to announce!

Winner of Just Claire by Jean Ann Williams is...Donna Brookemyer!

Winner of Sword of the Matchmaker from Saturday's interview with Debbie Lynne Costello is..Joan Arning! 



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This Week's Giveaway:

CSPA Book of the Year Award winner, Dawn of Liberty (ebook edition) by Amber Schamel

Win it in time for the 4th of July!

Liberty comes with a price. Can a fledgling nation bear the cost?
British forces advance upon a struggling colonial army. The time of decision has come. Declare independence, or give up the fight. The weight of a nation rests on Samuel Adams' shoulders as he joins the delegates of the Second Continental Congress. Can he raise the cause of Liberty above the fear of the King's wrath in the hearts of his countrymen?
Three riveting short stories follow Samuel Adams as he struggles through the events surrounding the Declaration of Independence and evokes the Dawn of Liberty.

Dawn of Liberty
Liberty hangs in the balance. With Pennsylvania's vote divided, the declaration may not pass. Samuel Adams has two hours to convince the delegates to pass the document or the lives sacrificed for freedom will be worthless.

A Shot at Freedom
"The Regulars are coming!"

Samuel Adams is awakened by Revere's cry of alarm. A large force of British soldiers are marching on Lexington to seize him and his compatriot, John Hancock. Adams and Hancock encourage the militia to make a stand against the Regulars, but should they stay and join the fight, or escape to safety?

Travail of a Nation
Samuel Adams felt the weight of the nation resting on his shoulders as he and his cousin entered the Pennsylvania State House. If the declaration did not pass today, their chances at ever truly gaining independence were all but lost. The British forces bound to arrive in New York any day would crush their revolution if it was not bolstered by a formal declaration.
The "Travail Of A Nation" has begun...

Check it this award winning book on Amazon

 Comment on any post now through July 1st to get your name in the drawing! Winner will be announced in the July 2nd issue of the Weekly Windup. Paperback giveaways are for U.S. residents only.

Coming up this week:

Monday, 6/19: Devotion by Norma Gail  
Tuesday, 6/20: Say What? By Shirley Raye Redmond  
Wednesday, 6/21: TBA
Thursday: 6/22: Book Review by Heidi Main
Friday, 6/23: Summer Reading List by Crystal Barnes
Saturday, 6/24: Surprise Interview


Join Amber Schamel and 7 other Christian authors for some 4th of July fun! Games, trivia and a chance to win a $50 Amazon gift card will be part of the fun on June 29th starting at 5:30 EDT!


  1. My husband has been watching the show TURN about the revolutionary war. This would be a good companion book!

    1. I believe he would love Sam! Best wishes in the giveaway, Dianna. :)

    2. Dianna, Dawn of Liberty is a fabulous story withh Samuel Adams bringing history to life. I was right there with Adams as he fought for a change in the earlier years of America.

    3. Thanks, Marilyn! I'm so glad you and Sam got along so well. :)

  2. Congratulations to the readers and happy reading.

    I encourage everyone to read Dawn of Liberty by Amber Schamel. This is a true picture of history with these short stories bringing history to life. I enjoyed this book so much. I need to reread this book again with the 4th of July coming up, as it's a great reminder what Adams and other forefathers fought for in America.

    1. Blushing over here. You're too kind, Marilyn. Thank you.

  3. This is on my long TBR list. Thank you for a chance to win a copy.
    Blessings, Tina

    1. Thanks, Tina! I hope you get a chance to read it! :D

  4. I have always wanted to read your books Amber! I know they will be very interesting!

  5. This is one of my favorite time periods; I would love to win the book! Thanks for the giveaway!

    1. Hello Sarah! Thanks for stopping by! I love this era too. Thankfully, there are now quite a few books in that time period. :D