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Friday, June 27, 2008

Choose the title and the heroine’s name for my latest novel!

Please note that there are two contests and two places to post your entries in the “comment” links.

Enter the contest to name the heroine in my upcoming Love Inspired Historical novel (July 2009). See the Book Info below to help your creativity. Please make certain your name is appropriate to the era, 1775. The winning name will be chosen by Steeple Hill editor Melissa Endlich on August 1, 2008. Prizes will be LIH books by Catherine Palmer and Jillian Hart. In case of duplication, the first person entering the name will be declared the winner. Please click on “comments” to enter.

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Blogger misswrite said...

Emmalina Folger

June 27, 2008 12:07 PM  
Blogger Tamera Lynn Kraft said...

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June 27, 2008 12:24 PM  
Blogger Tamera Lynn Kraft said...

How about Elizabet Cooper? It was a very common name then and means My God is an Oath.

June 27, 2008 12:25 PM  
Blogger Carrie Turansky said...

Hi Louise,

I checked some web sites for famous women of the 1700's. Here are several suggestions. Is it okay to offer more than one name? I will list them in order of my preference. : )
Rachel, Eliza, Sarah, Laura, Deborah, Rosemary

Hope you find one you like!
carrie(at) turansky(dot)com

June 27, 2008 12:29 PM  
Blogger CherylStJohn said...


June 27, 2008 12:32 PM  
Blogger Toni V. Lee said...

Sarah Elizabeth Folger

June 27, 2008 12:32 PM  
Blogger Bard of Faith said...

I like Juliette Folger.

June 27, 2008 12:52 PM  
Blogger Katie Reus said...

I don't know much about that era but I like the name Catharine (spelled w/ an a) ;)

After seeing the author names from the prizes I just have to mention that my two best friends names are Catharine and Jill (shortened from Jillian) That's so crazy!

June 27, 2008 1:02 PM  
Blogger Keli Gwyn said...

Frances Folger.

There are three possible nicknames: Fanny, Franny, or, since she's spirited, those closest to her might even use Franky.

June 27, 2008 2:09 PM  
Blogger Latayne said...

How about Celeste?

(see my suggestion for a book title.)

--Latayne C Scott

June 27, 2008 4:11 PM  
Blogger Shirley Kiger Connolly said...

Here are some ideas. I hope I can enter more than one name.
I love to do names.

Jalene Elizabeth Folger (Jalene is a names from her great grandmother on her father's side)

Caroline Sue Folger

Adelaide Elizabeth Folger

Clarissa Jayne Folger

Rebekah Jalene Folger (The Jalene is a namesake from a great grandmother on her father's side)

June 27, 2008 6:41 PM  
Blogger Inspire said...

How about...

Ms. Abigail Folger

Ms. Arabella Folger

Ms. Eloise Folger

Ms. Eliza Folger

Ms. Genevieve Folger

Ms. Louisa Folger

Ms. Tamara Folger

Ms. Victoria Folger

June 28, 2008 11:38 AM  
Blogger Angie said...

Here are a few I like:




June 28, 2008 12:52 PM  
Blogger Sherry said...

How about?




June 28, 2008 6:57 PM  
Blogger Patricia W. said...

Bridget or Nanette?

June 28, 2008 7:01 PM  
Blogger Ron & Peggy said...

Hi Louise,
I saw immediately Margaret Rose Folger... but forever called Maggie or Peg

June 29, 2008 12:33 PM  
Blogger Liz's Random Thoughts said...

I got out one of my fav. historical romance novels and came up with

Miss Dorothea Anabel Folger

June 29, 2008 5:16 PM  
Blogger Sarah Bottomley said...

I like Elisabeth Folger, with the nickname Bess or Bessy. The name has a nice ring to it.

Alice would be my second choice.

Good luck in deciding on both the character name and the title! I hope your book writing is going well.

June 30, 2008 2:32 AM  
Blogger Lee said...

How about;

Ameline (Am-a-leen)Rose

Almira Jane

Arabella Frances

Cordelia Joy

Harriet Thursey

Tacey Elizabeth (not Tracy)

Prudence Anne

Not an easy decision with all the great names out there.

July 1, 2008 6:42 AM  
Blogger Ausjenny said...

I was going to Say Eliza Folger also but its be said a bit

Susanna Folger

Joanna Folger

Alice Folger

Eleanor Folger

July 1, 2008 6:52 AM  
OpenID ladijo40 said...

Hi, here are my choices

Elizabeth Sarah Folger
Hannah Eliza Folger
Sarah Ann Folger
Miranda Elizabeth Folger
Miranda Folger
Rachel Folger


July 1, 2008 7:51 AM  
Blogger Jenny said...

Lots of good one but *yippee*, no one has used my daughters name yet.

Evangeline/Evangelene (Rose is my daughters middle name - we call her Evie as a nickname)

I also like the name

Julia Elizabeth Folger

eviesmommo at yahoo dot com

July 1, 2008 4:11 PM  
Blogger Pamela J said...

Haezel would be my suggestion

cepjwms at yahoo dot com

July 1, 2008 4:19 PM  
Blogger Bev said...

Charlotte or Gertrude

b dot werts at sbc global dot net

July 2, 2008 12:06 AM  
Blogger Hope Chastain said...

Anne was a good solid 1700s name. Elizabeth had multiple possibilities for nicknames (witness Elizabeth Bennett in Pride & Prejudice).
Dolley Madison's name was unusual, but not impossible.
Or, depending on how long her people were here, she might have been given an Indian (e.g., Native American) name. The Wampanoag tribe inhabited the western part of Massachusetts. (Well, that seemed like a good idea, but the only woman's name I could find from the period is Awonunsk, "ye wife of Wulluther" and Awonunsk Folger doesn't have the right ring to it.... :o( Oh, well.)
Any Biblical heroine could provide a name, e.g. Lydia, Persis, Priscilla (although I'd avoid Euodias and Syntyche if I were you), Adah, or any of the Puritan names, such as Charity, Faith, Grace, Prudence, Constance, Hope, etc.
For some reason, continent & subcontinent names were also popular, including Asia, Africa, India and America, although Europe doesn't seem to have made the cut.
I know you'll find something wonderful, and I can't wait for the book to come out!

hope _ chastain [at] yahoo [dot] com (no spaces) Thanks for letting me play! I'll come back tomorrow and think about titles, DV.....

July 2, 2008 1:02 AM  
Blogger luv2read said...

How about
Carrie Ann or
Liza Jane


July 2, 2008 7:44 PM  
Blogger Crystal Laine Miller said...

I love any of the suggestions,so far. What a hard choice!

How about Prudence Folger?

July 2, 2008 11:26 PM  
Blogger Barbara said...

Abigail Rebekah Mayhew

July 5, 2008 4:24 PM  
Blogger squiresj said...

I would like to recommend Eliza Jane Johnson
Your books sound delightful and I love historicals.
Jane Squires HC 72 Box 335
Wasola, Mo. 65773

July 5, 2008 11:02 PM  
Blogger wannabewrite said...

Good morning!

Cicelye Leigh Folger
Chelsea Lynne Folger
Macy Anne Folger
Molly Kathryn Folger

July 7, 2008 9:56 AM  
Blogger Barbara said...

Abigail Rose Folger

July 7, 2008 10:05 AM  
Blogger nellie said...

Matilda (Tilly) Folger

Mahulda (Huldy) Folger

Pernella (Nellie) Folger

Martha (Mattie) Folger

Louisa Jane (Lucy) Folger

Nancy Folger

Sarah (Sally) Elisabeth Folger

I love old names. Good luck!

July 7, 2008 10:04 PM  
Blogger 2forT said...

Suellen Mae Folger

Anna Jaylene Folger

Madeline Lee Folger

Julianne Folger

July 8, 2008 6:49 PM  
Blogger SummerRose said...

These are my suggestions:



Cammilia (or some other spelling)


July 31, 2008 4:05 PM  

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