Book Spotlight (and a Giveaway!): Chasing the Butterfly by Jayme H. Mansfield

Posted October 16, 2020 by meezcarrie in Christian, giveaway, historical, Jayme H. Mansfield / 9 Comments


CHASING THE BUTTERFLY
GENRE: Inspirational Historical Fiction
PUBLISHER: Lighthouse Publishing of the Carolinas
RELEASE DATE: October 14, 2014
PAGES: 320

From a vineyard in the south of France to the sophisticated city of Paris, Ella Moreau searches for the hope and love she lost as a young girl when her mother abandoned the family. Ella’s journey is portrayed through a heartbroken child, a young woman’s struggles during the tumultuous times surrounding World War II, and as a reflective adult.

Through a series of secret paintings, her art becomes the substitute for lost love—the metaphor of her life. But when her paintings are discovered, the intentions of those she loves are revealed.

 

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Loosening the reins and leaning into a creative life—that’s Jayme’s sweet spot as an author, artist, and educator. Speaking at book clubs and interest groups, teaching the writing craft, and guiding others in their artistic pursuits at her long-time art studio, Piggy Toes, is the icing on the cake. The transformative power of art and faith are common threads in her award-winning historical novels, Chasing the Butterfly and RUSH. Her upcoming contemporary love story, Seasoned, promises to deliver the same. Recently, RUSH won several awards, including the Gold Medal Illumination Award winner for Enduring Christian Fiction, Selah Finalist, Excellence in Editing, two prestigious Colorado Book of the Year Awards, and is a finalist for the Chanticleer Laramie Award for Excellence in Western Fiction. Her bold floral abstractions and imaginative landscapes blend luscious color and playful texture—a testimony to what she refers to as “playing in the paint!”.

Jayme lives at the base of the Colorado Rocky Mountains where she and her husband have survived raising three hungry, hockey-playing sons. Currently, two very needy Golden Retrievers run the roost.

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(1) winner will receive Chasing the Butterfly Original Art Notecards, Provence Art Notecards (both sets of 8 blank cards), and one Jayme H. Mansfield original floral art mask. (US only. See @justreadtours for details)

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What about you? What makes you want to read Chasing the Butterfly by Jayme H Mansfield?

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9 responses to “Book Spotlight (and a Giveaway!): Chasing the Butterfly by Jayme H. Mansfield

  1. IRENE

    Sounds like it will be a sad story for a while, but the title & cover lead me to believe that hope & happiness eventually emerge.

  2. Audrey Stewart

    Jayme H. Mansfield is a new author to me, but I look forward to reading this. I always love meeting new authors. Thanks to this blog for the introduction.

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