Patti's Porch

WHAT IF? by BONNIE ENGSTROM
11/29/2019 11:20:00 PM by: Patti Shene

 

 

Patti never expected to portray a legendary character, nor fall in love. She just wanted a part-time job over the holidays. But between the Simon Cowell look-a-like guy who played Santa and her eleven-year-old granddaughter Tabitha, and maybe God, she pulled on the green vinyl boots, powdered her eyebrows and “sucked it up,” as Tabby would say until . . . the Santa who came to give out gifts at church was different. And she kissed him. Did she kiss the wrong Santa?

Clean, inspirational fiction. Publisher ~ Winged Publications. A novella for ages 10-100.

 

 

 

WHAT IF?

 

What if you were a “slightly” older woman, a school teacher, widowed, living alone and bored during the holiday season?

 

What if you have a super smart granddaughter who is a bit precocious at eleven?

 

What if you depended on her for the truth?

 

What if you loved all things Christmas and always had a secret desire to be Mrs. Santa Claus?

 

What if the opportunity came up? Would you take it? Even if the other teachers chided you?

 

What if the Santa who hired you needs your help with his grandson?

 

What if with every suggestion or comment you make, he replies with “Whatever.”?

 

What if your granddaughter played Elf?

 

What if she spotted the fake Santa and said you kissed the wrong Santa because he smelled different?

 

What if you found the answers to these questions in HER SECRET SANTA?

 

 

Something fun to know:

This book is dedicated to my longtime friend from high school, Sandy Cervi Bacasa, who inspired this story by playing Mrs. Santa and never colored her stunning gray-white hair. She is a beautiful woman and a perfect Mrs. Claus.

 

 

Another fun fact:

Tabitha, the granddaughter in the story, is based on my granddaughter, Teagan, who really does always call me “Grammy.” But you have to read the story to understand this comment.

 

 

 

Bonnie will gladly gift either an eBook or mail a print copy of Her Secret Santa (reader’s choice) to a reader within the contiguous U.S. who makes a comment

by Tuesday, December 10th at midnight MST.

She promises you a lot of “Ho, Ho, Ho, s.”

 

Please join her every Monday on her FB author page to enter the drawing for multiple prizes. https://www.facebook.com/bonnieengstromauthor/.

 

 

 

HER SECRET SANTA is on sale this week for 99 cents eBook. Just in time to snuggle up with a fun story while the cookies are baking.

https://amzn.to/34azidY

 

 

Bonnie Engstrom loves Christmas and lives with her own Santa of 55 years, even though he complains about setting up the nine-foot tree every year, then loves putting the angel on top and stands back to admire it. She and Dave are blessed to live in Arizona with their two dogs and near four of their six grandchildren. The other two live on the beach in Costa Rica and surf. Pura Vida!

To see them all go to www.bonnieengstrom.com.

To connect with Bonnie visit her Facebook author page where she has weekly contests to win books and stash. https://www.facebook.com/bonnieengstromauthor/.

Email her at [email protected] and put BOOKS in the subject line. She loves to chat with readers.

 

 

SUBSCRIBE TO PATTI’S BLOGS HERE.

 


Comments

Bonnie Engstrom From AZ At 12/3/2019 6:16:45 PM

Ha, ha, Patti! No this Patti isn't you, but I must have had your name on my mind when I wrote the story. But, the Santa in the story does deserve coal in his stocking! He's a bit of a curmudgeon until he meets Mrs. Santa Patti.

Reply by: Patti Shene

LOL! Sounds like a fun Christmas read, Bonnie!

Bonnie Engstrom From AZ At 12/3/2019 6:06:03 PM

Thank you Vivian, Alicia, Lisa and Elaine for your comments. It is a fun book, one I had so much fun writing. I loved the banter between the characters and Patti's sarcastic comments to Mr. Santa. I hope you will, too. If you read the story I would love to know who your favorite character is.

Reply by: Patti Shene

That’s Bonnie’s character Patti! Patti’s Porch Patti would never dare make a sarcastic comment to Mr Santa for fear of finding coal in her stocking!

Vivian Furbay From Colorado Springs, C) At 12/2/2019 6:53:28 AM

Looks like a cute story for me to read and then give to my niece so she can read it to her four kids.

Reply by: Patti Shene

Yes, I'm sure it would be excellent for that very purpose, Vivian! Thank you for stopping by!

Alicia Haney From Texas At 12/1/2019 10:51:58 PM

This sounds like a great book to read around Christmas, perfect for now. Thank you for sharing about this book. I would love to read it. I love the cover.

Reply by: Patti Shene

Hi Alicia. Thank you for stopping by and leaving your comments. Good luck in the drawing!

Alicia Haney From Texas At 12/1/2019 10:48:40 PM

This sounds like a super cute Christmas story! I love the cover and I would love to read this book, I will be adding this book to my TBR list. Thank you for sharing this.

LisaHerring From TX At 11/30/2019 6:42:29 PM

This books sounds intriguing!

Reply by: Patti Shene

Hi Lisa. Thank you for stopping by and leaving a comment. Merry Christmas!

Elaine Williams From Birmingham, AL At 11/30/2019 6:40:53 PM

I need some good seasonal reading. This sounds like the perfect book!

Reply by: Patti Shene

Hi Elaine. Glad you stopped by to leave a comment. Thank you. Merry Christmas!

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PRAYER CHANGES THINGS - PART FIVE
10/25/2014 12:00:01 AM  by: Patti Shene

DINOSAURS AND THE BIBLE
10/19/2014 12:00:01 AM  by: Patti Shene

WELCOME AUTHOR GINA WELBORN
10/10/2014 12:00:01 AM  by: Patti Shene

POINT TO POINT TO POINT
10/5/2014 12:00:01 AM  by: Patti Shene

PRAYER CHANGES THINGS - PART FOUR
9/27/2014 9:25:12 AM  by: Patti Shene

WELCOME AUTHOR ANE MULLIGAN
9/19/2014 12:00:01 AM  by: Patti Shene

BY THE NUMBERS
9/15/2014 2:24:11 PM  by: Patti Shene

WELCOME AUTHOR ADA BROWNELL
9/5/2014 12:00:01 AM  by: Patti Shene

WELCOME AUTHOR JENNIFER SLATTERY
8/30/2014 10:56:45 PM  by: Patti Shene

PRAYER CHANGES THINGS - PART THREE
8/23/2014 12:00:01 AM  by: Patti Shene

WELCOME AUTHOR REBECCA DeMARINO
8/16/2014 12:00:01 AM  by: Patti Shene

SITTING IDLE
8/10/2014 12:00:01 AM  by: Patti Shene

It's Hot Out Here! by CHERI SWALWELL
8/3/2014 12:00:01 AM  by: Patti Shene

PRAYER CHANGES THINGS - PART TWO
7/26/2014 11:01:15 AM  by: Patti Shene

WELCOME AUTHOR CAROLE BROWN
7/20/2014 12:00:01 AM  by: Patti Shene

WHY DO WE DO WHAT WE DO?
7/14/2014 12:00:01 AM  by: Patti Shene

AUTHOR H. L. WEGLEY RETURNS
7/5/2014 12:00:01 AM  by: Patti Shene

PRAYER CHANGES THINGS - PART ONE
6/27/2014 12:00:01 AM  by: Patti Shene

WELCOME AUTHOR AVA PENNINGTON
6/20/2014 12:00:01 AM  by: Patti Shene

UNEXPECTED ACTS OF KINDNESS
6/16/2014 12:00:01 AM  by: Patti Shene

REVIEW OF THREE NON-FICTION BOOKS
6/7/2014 12:00:01 AM  by: Patti Shene

AN INTERVIEW WITH AUTHOR RENEE BLARE
5/30/2014 12:00:01 AM  by: Patti Shene

SEVEN WAYS TO STRETCH SPIRITUALLY BY ADA BROWNELL
5/17/2014 12:00:01 AM  by: Patti Shene

WHEN FINE IS NOT REALLY FINE
4/23/2014 12:00:01 AM  by: Patti Shene

MOMMY MEMOIRS BY ANN VAN DE WATER
4/19/2014 5:33:04 PM  by: Patti Shene

PLAY BALL!
4/17/2014 12:00:01 AM  by: Patti Shene

JOE THE DREAMER BY AUTHOR A. B. BROWNELL
4/12/2014 12:00:01 AM  by: Patti Shene

ON THE PINEAPPLE EXPRESS BY H. L. WEGLEY
4/4/2014 12:00:01 AM  by: Patti Shene

THE THIEF BY STEPHANIE LANDSEM
3/29/2014 12:00:01 AM  by: Patti Shene

HUMOR AT THE HOSPITAL
3/26/2014 9:45:22 PM  by: Patti Shene

HEAR NO EVIL BY MARY HAMILTON
3/22/2014 2:39:47 PM  by: Patti Shene

WHEN THE ROAD GETS LONG AND LONELY
3/19/2014 12:56:57 PM  by: Patti Shene

INTRODUCING RYAN'S FATHER BY JUNE FOSTER
3/15/2014 4:19:04 PM  by: Patti Shene

WHERE ARE YOU THE MOST VULNERABLE?
3/13/2014 12:00:01 AM  by: Patti Shene

INTERVIEW WITH WRITER BROOKE COX
3/8/2014 11:44:40 AM  by: Patti Shene

Patti's Porch Welcomes Author Rebecca Carey Lyles
3/1/2014 12:00:01 AM  by: Patti Shene

Flying for Jesus by Lee Carver
2/22/2014 12:00:01 AM  by: Patti Shene

Putting Out the Fleece by Paula Mowery
2/15/2014 1:02:11 PM  by: Patti Shene

What We Can Learn From the Olympics
2/12/2014 12:00:01 AM  by: Patti Shene

Hush, Little Baby by Deborah M. Piccurelli
2/8/2014 12:00:01 AM  by: Patti Shene

Baby, It's Cold Outside!
2/5/2014 12:00:01 AM  by: Patti Shene

A Matter of Perspective
2/1/2014 12:52:05 AM  by: Patti Shene

Introducing The Pure Genius Series by H. L. Wegley
1/25/2014 12:00:01 AM  by: Patti Shene

Monopoly!
1/21/2014 12:00:01 AM  by: Patti Shene

welcome author Cheri Swalwell
1/17/2014 12:00:01 AM  by: Patti Shene

What Did You Mean By That?
1/14/2014 12:00:01 AM  by: Patti Shene

Wildlife Video
1/10/2014 12:00:01 AM  by: Patti Shene

My Best Reads of 2013
1/8/2014 1:28:40 AM  by: Patti Shene

The Dumbest Kid in School
1/3/2014 12:00:01 AM  by: Patti Shene

Good-bye to 2013
1/1/2014 1:35:09 AM  by: Patti Shene

Focusing on What Christmas Really Means
12/22/2013 7:00:40 PM  by: Patti Shene

One Spectacular Christmas Display
12/19/2013 12:00:01 AM  by: Patti Shene

Where are You Going This Advent Season?
11/29/2013 12:00:01 AM  by: Patti Shene

Shared Experience
11/24/2013 12:00:01 AM  by: Patti Shene

Facing the Monster
10/25/2013 12:46:47 AM  by: Patti Shene

Review of Reign by Ginger Garrett
9/27/2013 12:00:01 AM  by: Patti Shene

I'll Be Happy When...
5/14/2013 11:49:55 PM  by: Patti Shene

Sing Praises - Whether You Can Sing or Not
5/5/2013 12:00:01 AM  by: Patti Shene

I Can't Do This!
5/2/2013 12:00:01 AM  by: Patti Shene

BREAKING THE RULES
4/28/2013 12:00:01 AM  by: Patti Shene

WELCOME AUTHOR TINA PINSON
4/21/2013 12:00:01 AM  by: Patti Shene

Vulnerability to Fear
4/17/2013 12:00:01 AM  by: Patti Shene

Faith and Fear
4/15/2013 12:00:01 AM  by: Patti Shene

Those Temporary Interruptions
2/21/2013 12:00:01 AM  by: Patti Shene

Grand Prize Winner at Int'l Wildlife Film Festival
2/7/2013 12:00:01 AM  by: Patti Shene

Starsongs Giveaway Contest
2/3/2013 2:04:28 AM  by: Patti Shene

Taking Stock
1/30/2013 12:00:01 AM  by: Patti Shene

Welcome Author Janet K Brown
1/26/2013 12:00:01 AM  by: Patti Shene

Winter - Bah Humbug!
1/22/2013 10:18:37 PM  by: Patti Shene

Welcome Author Tanya Eavenson
1/19/2013 10:35:41 AM  by: Patti Shene

Welcome Author Margaret Brownley
1/16/2013 12:00:01 AM  by: Patti Shene

Travel Writing = Nearly Shooting Peacocks
1/12/2013 4:00:39 PM  by: Patti Shene

Water, Water Everywhere - or Maybe Not
1/9/2013 12:00:01 AM  by: Patti Shene

The last Day of the Christmas Season
1/5/2013 12:00:01 AM  by: Patti Shene

Accountability in the Extreme
1/2/2013 12:38:47 AM  by: Patti Shene

The day after Christmas
12/26/2012 12:00:01 AM  by: Patti Shene

It's Dec 22nd - And We're Still Here!
12/22/2012 12:00:01 AM  by: Patti Shene

The Next Big Thing - Blog Hopping
12/19/2012 12:00:01 AM  by: Patti Shene

Vanquishing the Christmas Blues by Linda Rondeau
12/15/2012 12:00:01 AM  by: Patti Shene

Christmas Rayne by Joi Copeland
12/12/2012 12:00:01 AM  by: Patti Shene

The Christmas Stalking by Lillian Duncan
12/8/2012 12:00:01 AM  by: Patti Shene

News From Nashville & Beyond
12/4/2012 12:00:01 AM  by: Patti Shene

Author Susan Sleeman offers great advice about wor
11/13/2012 2:10:37 PM  by: Patti Shene

Welcome Home!
11/13/2012 2:00:24 PM  by: Patti Shene

Confessions of a first book editor
11/13/2012 12:00:01 AM  by: Patti Shene

Going Home
11/13/2012 12:00:01 AM  by: Patti Shene

GPCWC in Restospect
11/13/2012 12:00:01 AM  by: Patti Shene

Vacation in the Adirondacks of New York
11/13/2012 12:00:01 AM  by: Patti Shene

I am pleased to welcome author Staci Stallings
11/13/2012 12:00:01 AM  by: Patti Shene

Meet Award-Winning Journalist And Author Ada Brownell
11/13/2012 12:00:01 AM  by: Patti Shene

An Interview with Author Eddie Jones
11/13/2012 12:00:01 AM  by: Patti Shene

Nano Day 11 - um - day 1?
11/13/2012 12:00:01 AM  by: Patti Shene