An Hour Unspent - Giveaways & Contest

I am SO excited to announce that I am celebrating the release of An Hour Unspent with TWO giveaways (now closed) and a CONTEST!!! Please read the details for each giveaway carefully...You can find the full policies and disclosures HERE

Contest is now CLOSED for Entries - Finalists will be announced 9/27/18 (Thursday)

Are you ready to sharpen your pencils? With the help of Bethany House Publishing and my Assistant, Rachel, we were able to turn the cover of An Hour Unspent into a coloring page! I can't wait to see your artwork!

You may use whatever medium you wish...Colored pencils, watercolor, pens, etc. Use your imagination and creativity and let's have FUN!

Once your page is complete please submit to Rachel at Once you have done that...You will receive the download of CHAPTER TWO of An Hour Unspent!!! (Don't have chapter one? You can subscribe to my newsletter and you will receive chapter 1 in your welcome email!)

The coloring page is available as a PDF at the link below. If you have any questions regarding this contest, please email Rachel at

Rules of Entry

1. This is a skill-based contest and chance plays no part in the determination of winning.

2. NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A purchase will not increase your odds of winning.

3. Contest is open to all mailing addresses in the U.S.

4. Contest begins September 4, 2018 at 12:00AM EDT and ends September 25, 2018 at 11:59 PM EDT.

5. To enter, print out the image and color it in using any medium you'd like. Photograph or scan your artwork and email entry to with subject line "An Hour Unspent Coloring Contest". Entry must include:

Your full name

Email address

State of residence

Entry must include a parent or legal guardian's full name, telephone number and email address if contestant is under 18 years of age. Entry must be submitted in English. Any entries missing the above requirements will be immediately disqualified.

6. Entry must be received by Rachel Dixon (Roseanna's Assistant) no later than 11:59PM EDT on September 25, 2018 by email. No other method of entry will be accepted.

7. Contact and shipping information collected will be used for the purposes of this contest only and will not be used for marketing or other purposes.

8. Limit one (1) entry per person.

9. All entries must be original and entirely created by the entrant. There are no restrictions on what an entrant can use to color the image.

10. Entries will be judged by Roseanna M. White based on creativity, coloring skill and overall artistic ability. Roseanna M. White will decide THREE finalists and the winner will then be decided by popular vote on Roseanna M. White's Facebook page located at Voting will be open to the public September 27, 2018 12:00AM EDT and will close October 3, 2018 11:59PM EDT. The finalists will be notified via email.

11. One (1) Grand Prize winner will be selected on October 4, 2018 and will be announced on Roseanna's Facebook Page. Two (2) runner-ups will also be selected by the popular vote. We will contact the potential winners via email on October 4, 2018. The winner and runner-ups will be announced on Roseanna's Facebook Page and in a blog post on

12. Grand Prize:

One (1) “Old Books” candle from Frostbeard
One (1) London themed journal
One (1) Clock necklace
Complete Shadows Over England series. Signed, print.

Prizes subject to change according to availability. If a prize is unavailable, a similar prize will be substituted.

13. Runner-Up Prize:

2 (TWO) Runner-ups will receive a signed print copy of An Hour Unspent

14. Non-compliance or return of prize notification as undeliverable, may result in disqualification and selection of an alternate winner.

15. Odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received.

16. All entries become the property of Roseanna M. White and may be used or reproduced in any manner and for any purpose by Roseanna M. White without additional consent or compensation, and will not be acknowledged or returned.

17. By participating, Contest entrants: (1) represent that they have complied with these Official Contest Rules; (2) have received parental consent if under the age of 18 and grant Roseanna M. White the right to use his or her name, and state, (3) release Roseanna M. White from all liability in connection with this Contest, and (4) agree to execute an affidavit of eligibility/prize acceptance form and publicity release if requested to do so, all without further compensation.

18. Roseanna M. White and staff are not responsible for lost, late or misdirected entries, or incomplete/incorrect entries.

19. Roseanna M. White reserves the right to disqualify anyone who attempts to tamper or otherwise interfere with the proper functioning of the promotion.

20. Void where prohibited.

If you have any questions please contact my Assistant, Rachel at


  1. I'm so glad I took an opportunity to try a new author and found you! I enjoyed A Name Unknown so much (especially as a Master's student of Library & Information Science - I loved Rosemary's cover as a librarian!) and can't wait to read the rest of the series!

  2. I haven't red any of this series yet . I've loved the historical research you've put into your other books and can't wait to read this series.

  3. I love the artwork on your covers and the series sounds fascinating!

  4. I can’t wait! I’ve loved both books in the series so far, and Barclay has intrigued me the entire time!

  5. I think I finally found y’all! Lol! This book looks good! I have never read your books but I do have the first one in the series. I just need to hurry and get the other two.

  6. I’ve been waiting for this one! The covers, the premise...everything sounds amazing! I’m going to read them all at once! Congratulations!

    1. I should also mention that the rafflecopter links are broken, but I found you anyway!

    2. Hi Teri, I am trying to locate the broken links you mentioned. Could you please share them here? I tested all the links and they seem to be working.

    3. Hi Rachel! It was the links within the rafflecopter for the blog post and social media. They seem to be working OK now, so maybe it was a rafflecopter issue!

  7. I love reading and review8ng your books. So excited to read the newest one 9nce I get it ordered on Amazon. Thanks for writing books that capture time periods that captivate us,

  8. Congratulations! So excited to read another amazing book of yours.

  9. Congrats! 😊 I can't wait to read An Hour Unspent! 💕

  10. Congrats on your new release! Great giveaway!

  11. Yay! I've been waiting for book three. Love that cover.

  12. Oh, I can't wait to read this! I've read A Name Unknown and loved it, and A Song Unheard is on my TBR too!

  13. I'm loving this book! This series is fantastic!!