Jo Huddleston Visits Today to Talk About Her New Book Promise Me + a Giveaway

JO PK b2 copy (2)Author Jo Huddleston is back with us today to share about her new book, Promise Me.

She is offering an eBook copy of Promise Me so please leave your name and a kind message to Jo in the comments below.

Jo is an Amazon Bestselling author of books, articles, and short stories. Novels in her West Virginia Mountains series and her Caney Creek series are sweet Southern historical romances. Her novels are endorsed by Amanda Cabot, Debra Lynn Collins, Cara Lynn James, Sharlene MacLaren, and Ann Tatlock. The redeeming story of God’s pursuing love is the foundation of her novels, and in them you will find inspiration, hope, and gentle stories that are intriguing and entertaining. Jo is a member of American Christian Fiction Writers and the Literary Hall of Fame at Lincoln Memorial University (TN).

Jo Huddleston likes to laugh with people but not at people. The beach is her favorite vacation spot. Jo doesn’t like to see or hear about people or animals being abused. She’s a spectator fan of several sports, her favorite being tennis. Jo doesn’t like being in the dark and is fearful of snakes!

Why do you write the type of books that you do?

I write sweet Southern historical romance novels because I’ve lived in several states in Southeast America and I love it. Lifestyles are slower, simpler, less hectic. Of course, we have our big cities as does the rest of the country, but I try to stay away from them. This area has majestic mountains, pristine beaches, winding rivers, centers of music and entertainment—all great settings for stories. Most of my novels take place in the 1950s, further examples of my love for a safer, more trusting era.

What Bible scripture has impacted your life the most?

I try to maintain a positive attitude and the Bible verse that helps me do that is:

“Finally, brothers, whatever is true, whatever is noble, whatever is right, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is admirable—if anything is excellent or praiseworthy—think about such things.” Philippians 4:8, NIV

What is one book everyone should read?

The Bible—within its pages it has encouragement and solutions to help us in all walks of life.

If you could meet one person who has died who would you choose?

Amelia Earhart. I’ve always been fascinated by flight—birds, airplanes, space ships. Amelia Earhart was a pioneer in air flight, second only to the Wright Brothers. I would love to listen to her talk about her experiences and adventures as a woman airplane pilot.

Please tell us about the featured book.

Promise Me is book 3 and the final one in the West Virginia Mountains series. The book is available in print and eBook on Amazon at Here is a bit about the book:

Promise MeWhen war calls…faith is tested

In 1960, civil discord in Vietnam fills the news. After his college graduation, Patrick Fitzgerald plans to join his daddy’s South Carolina accounting firm. But Uncle Sam may have another position in mind for Patrick—in the U.S. Army. His family’s affluence would be no match for the persuasion of the military draft.

Adriana Montagna’s papá ekes out a living as a coal miner in the mountains of West Virginia. Can a lasting relationship form with Patrick, or will his wealth become a barrier between them?

Meanwhile, the fiber of America’s unity stands on the precipice, while its youth fight a no-win battle on foreign soil. What good can a young couple hope for at such a time as this?

Where can readers find you on the Internet?

Website (Read novel first chapters here):

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Don’t forget to leave your name and a message in the comments for a chance to win an ebook! Winner will be chosen next Friday.

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  1. Enjoyed the interview with Jo. Please do not include me in the drawing as I have been already been blessed to win a copy of Promise Me. I am reading it now and really enjoying it.

    Posted by Ann Ellison

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