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Independence Day, commonly known as the Fourth of July, is a federal holiday in the United States commemorating the adoption of the Declaration of Independence on July 4, 1776, declaring independence from the Kingdom of Great Britain (now officially known as the United Kingdom). Independence Day is commonly associated with fireworks, parades, barbecues, carnivals, fairs, picnics, concerts, baseball games, family reunions, and political speeches and ceremonies, in addition to various other public and private events celebrating the history, government, and traditions of the United States. Independence Day is the National Day of the United States.   credit
During theAmerican Revolution, the legal separation of the Thirteen Colonies from Great Britain occurred on July 2, 1776, when the Second Continental Congressvoted to approve a resolution of independence that had been proposed in June by Richard Henry Lee of Vir…

Exciting Spotlight and Giveaway....

Hibiscus House  
is so pleased to have as our Spotlight Story
next week

David Morrell
The Master of High Action Thriller
NY Times Best Selling Author

"David Morrell is a master of suspense.
He wheels it like a stiletto
knows just where to stick it and how to turn it."
Michael Connelly

I am also very excited because one of my lucky followers is going to get the chance to win
a signed copy of his book
David has graciously offered to do this for us.

Please watch video bottom of post below as David describes this book.


Rules for this giveaway:

You must follow here
Hibiscus House Blog
If you have a Facebook Account

you may want to follow on
Google Friend Connect
That is pretty easy if you have a gmail account

You will gain extra entries if you like the following pages:
2 extra entries:  Hibiscus House Facebook Page click Here 
3 extra entries:    David Morrell Facebook Page click Here 

If you already follow or now are following in these ways
 above come back here and comment that you have done so for your chances to win
Thank you and Good Luck to you all!


  1. Dolly I put your give away on my site.

  2. I love suspense. Add me in. I am already a follower, but do not use facebook at all. Thanks.

  3. I'd love to win this book too Dolly!

  4. Good Morning! Thank you for finding my blog and commenting this morning. I back-linked to find you and I am your newest follower. DON'T sign me up for the giveaway though- I have won several giveaways already this year and would like someone else to have the pleasure of winning. Blessings to you and I hope you have a wonderful weekend. xo Diana

    I do not know this author but I am an avid reader so I am jotting down his name to check him out- I love a good thriller! AND I see dollydesigns off to the side. Looks like I need to check that out, too!

  5. i follow via networked blogs

  6. 1 I like H.H on FB

  7. 2 I like H.H on FB

  8. 1 I like David's FB page

  9. 2 I like David's FB page

  10. 3 I like David's FB page

  11. HI Dolly! I liked Davids page and sign me up for the giveaway too! Sorry so late to enter... been away all weekend! Happy Monday!

  12. Saddened by Stallones recent tragedy. My son favorite actor of all time. THIS MAN IS A BRILLANT WRITER

    1. Yes it is truly a sad loss.Yes I agree with you David is such a talented writer.

  13. Thanks for the opportunity. I appreciate the invite.


  14. I'm following you on GFC. Thanks for the chance to win!

  15. I'm not entering because I won another giveaway here and that would just not be nice!

    Just dropping by to say that we had a fantastic 'Gone With the Wind' evening and you would not believe that there are people who had never seen it (this is California, they are not Southerners, what can I say) thanks to Dolly! I cried, again!

    1. I am so glad you enjoyed your Evening with the movie! Thank you so much for stopping by. I am sorry you don't want to be entered but will abide by your wishes...Come back over anytime.

  16. I am a new follower and love to read. I would be thrilled to read this book. Thanks!

    1. CONGRATULATIONS! You are the winner, I have sent you an email please contact me soon.
      Thanks for entering.

    2. I'm so excited to be the winner! Thank you! My hubby says this is VERY NEAT!


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