Tag Archives: Author Bette Lee Crosby

A Girl’s Guide to Changing a Tire…

Funny how something like a word, a gesture, or a phrase can trigger a thought that opens a floodgate of memories. I recently heard a Southern Mama advise her daughter to take auto mechanics in school because every woman should know how to fix her own car, then she should look helpless enough to have […]

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Jubilee’s Journey Week 3 Reviewers

Another round of great blogs featuring Jubilee’s Journey. Please stop by and read the post, leave a comment, and share with your friends! Beth Art From the Heart Pinky Pollock My Daily Thoughts and Opinions Chorley Chronicals StoreyBook Reviews The Book Fairy Reviews The True Book Addict  

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USA TODAY BESTSELLER LIST

Like the New York Times Bestseller List, the USA Today Bestseller List is a place where almost all authors dream of being…someday, we say. Someday.  I am bursting with joy, because today is that someday. I’ve spent most of the week nursing a bad cold and working on a new book that I’ve fallen in […]

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Praise, Promise and Fun

On a beautiful Saturday afternoon I joined about four hundred other women for an afternoon of fellowship at Westside Baptist Church. The event was our Westside Annual Festival of Tables. Each table is decorated by the group of women sitting at it and the themes covered everything from Christmas and Old World Florida to Fairy […]

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IF YOU’VE BEEN WAITING TO READ…

CRACKS IN THE SIDEWALK…now is a good time to snag it because the e-books are on ON SALE for $2.99 2012 winner of the FPA President’s Book Award Gold Medal and the 2011 Royal Palm Literary Award. This heart-wrenching story of a Grandmother’s search for her missing grandchildren is based on a true story. It is a tale  […]

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FPA PRESIDENT’S BOOK AWARD

Some birthday’s are fun and some are super fun…this one was super fun for me. It just so happens that the Florida Publisher’s Association held their Annual Award Banquet on my birthday and because it was my birthday, they gave me two Silver Medal Awards…ha ha, not so. Yes, I did go home with two awards […]

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Amazon Top 100

It’s hard to believe it was a little less than two years ago that Bent Pine launched my publishing platform and today when I checked the Amazon rankings, three of my books were in the Amazon Top 100 Kindle Books for their Category. SPARE CHANGE and THE TWELFTH CHILD are both in the top 100 HISTORICAL MYSTERIES CRACKS IN THE […]

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Two Books, Nine chances to win

Lots of fun things happening… First the Countdown to Jubilee’s Journey has officially begun and the Goodreads Giveaway is now underway. Enter to win one of five print books. Goodreads Book Giveaway Jubilee’s Journey by Bette Lee Crosby Giveaway ends October 15, 2013. See the giveaway details at Goodreads. Enter to win And there’s More… […]

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The Green Side of the Mountain – Part 2

Many years have passed since I spent summer vacations in Coal Fork, West Virginia…and during those years a number of things happened.  Rita, the third sister, discovered she was unable to have children and adopted a little girl; a few years later Breast Cancer took her life and the child was sent to live with […]

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Too early for Christmas, but time for Celebration

Cupid had done it again. The FPA President’s Book Awards Competition has announced that Cupid’s Christmas is a Finalist in the 2013 Award Competition for Adult Fiction. This sweet story of multi-generational romance is a fun-loving story told from Cupid’s point of view. Cupid is that deity who lives somewhere between Heaven and Earth. He’s witty, […]

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FPA President’s Book Awards

I am delighted to announce that What Matters Most is a Finalist in the Florida Publisher’s Association Book Award Competition. The Awards banquet will be held in Daytona on October 19th…until then there will be a whole lot of waiting. This fun story about one woman’s uprooting herself from the life she knows in New […]

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Drum Roll Please…

INTRODUCING JUBILEE’S JOURNEY, BOOK TWO IN THE WYATTSVILLE SERIES Jubilee’s Journey is scheduled for release in October 2013. The Wyattsville series started with Spare Change, but it wasn’t meant to be a series. Spare Change was written as a stand alone book…but somewhere along the line I fell in love with Ethan Allen and Olivia, so much […]

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Jubilee Jones

This October the second book in the Wyattsville series is scheduled for publication. Spare Change, the first book in this series won a lot of hearts when Ethan Allen Doyle stepped into the picture. Now he’s reaching out to help a little girl in trouble. Here’s a brief excerpt from the fifth chapter…enjoy it and stop […]

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Amazon#1 Family Saga

Cracks in the Sidewalk is now available on Barnes & Noble, iTunes and Kobo…grab a copy and hang on to your heart. This story of a grandmother’s search for her missing grandchildren won the FPA President’s Book Award Gold Medal and took First Place in the Royal Palm Literary Awards. It recently became an Amazon […]

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Reader Reward Celebration

AWESOME NEWS…Cracks in the Sidewalk is now the #1 Bestselling Family Saga on Amazon! Hurry over, today is the LAST DAY to save $5 and snag this dynamic read for just $.99!  This same fabulous deal is also on B&N and Kobo.   Now that Cracks in the Sidewalk has over 100 Reviews and a 4 to 5 […]

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A letter to my Younger Self

I have written a letter to the me I was twenty years ago, to read it CLICK HERE. I have to admit that as I wrote this letter my eyes filled with tears and my heart was chock full of memories. I truly hope that you will stop by and share my look back.  It was […]

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