Heroine Interview from A Home for Her Heart by Janet Lee Barton with a Giveaway

» Posted on Sep 9, 2014 in Blog | 11 comments

This week I’m hosting Janet Lee Barton with A Home for Her Heart (US only), Leann Harris with The Last Lie, and Becky Harling with The 30 Day Praise Challenge for Parents (US only). If you want to enter the drawings for the books, please leave a comment on your post with your email address. I will not enter you without an email address (my way to contact you if you win). If you don’t want to leave an email address, another way you can enter is to email me at margaretdaley@gmail.com. The drawings end Sunday (Sept. 14th) evening.

9780373282814-189x300Interview with the heroine from A Home for Her Heart by Janet Lee Barton:

1. Rebecca, tell me the most interesting thing about you.

I’m not sure . . . maybe that I’ve made it out of the tenements in New York City? But then that was through nothing I did, but that I was found by a woman who lived at my mother’s boarding house and, because of her, my daughter and I have been reunited with my family. I am taking classes at the YWCA and learning to type at home, so that I’ll never have to live in the tenements again.

2. What do you do for fun?

I play dolls with my daughter, Jenny. I love spending time with her. But now that I’m back with my family, I’ve begun to enjoy outings with the other boarders. Ben has been very kind to my daughter and me. We all plan on going skating soon.

3. What do you put off doing because you dread it?

I put off telling others about my past and how I came to live in the tenements in the first place. I especially dread telling Ben, although he’s shared so much with me. I know I need to . . . soon, perhaps.

4. What are you afraid of most in life?

That if others, especially Ben, knew about my past, it would change their opinion of me.

5. What do you want out of life?

I can’t have what I want. I ruined that years ago. But if I could . . . it would be to have a husband who loved me and wanted to be a father to my daughter.

6. What is the most important thing to you?

My daughter, Jenny. She’s all that kept me going for so long and I want to make a good life for her.

7. Do you read? If so, what is your favorite type of book to read?

Now that I live at Heaton House, I plan on reading the many books in my mother’s study. But my favorite book is the Bible.

8. If you could change one thing about yourself, what would it be?

That I’d never have been so rebellious as to leave home.

9. Do you have a pet? If so, what is it and why that pet?

I don’t have a pet, but I’d like to get Jenny a puppy one day.

10. If you could travel back in time, where would you go and why?

I would go back to when I was left on my own and run back home to my family as fast as I could instead of thinking they would never forgive me. I know better now.


  1. Nice interview

    bn100candg at hotmail dot com

  2. Great interview! Thank you Margaret!

    melback at cebridge dot net

  3. I’m like Rebecca in that, I don’t like to tell people about my past either. I have been judged so harshly for who I used to be and I’m rarely able to show people who I am today and to share how God has transformed me!

    • Oops! I forgot:
      kam110476 at gmail dot com

  4. Rebecca sounds like an interesting character. Thanks for the interview
    campbellamyd at gmail dot com

  5. So sorry I’m getting here late! I’m having unexpected company arriving today and spend all of yesterday trying to get ready for them!
    Thank you all for stopping by and I hope you enjoy Rebecca’s story as much as loved writing it, but I must confess that I totally spaced it and didn’t realize until I just read this post–way too much going on in my life right now. This book–A Home for Her Heart is about Elizabeth and John and not Rebecca–her book comes out in February. Please forgive me for sending the wrong information to Margaret. For who ever wins–I will send you a copy of Rebecca’s story–A Daughter’s Return, when I get my copies–as well as this month’s story.
    I think-hope-you’ll like Elizabeth’s story as much as you might like Rebecca’s–Elizabeth is a reporter for the Delineator Magazine and the Hero, John Talbot, is a newspaper reporter. They’ve been sparing for several years–he thinks her writing is ‘fluff’ and she thinks he is too full of himself! But when they are asked to work together for on of their best friends, they realize much of that sparing has been to hide the attraction they each feel for one another. That’s when sparks begin to work on their hearts.
    Again–I am so sorry I got mixed up on this interview, but the winner will get two books from my mistake. I hope that helps. 🙂

  6. It’s interesting reading an interview with a character from a book. rdewey17(at)yahoo(dot)com

  7. I enjoyed the interveiw! Would love to read more! 🙂 I’m still enjoying the books you write Margret! 🙂 Thank you! 🙂

  8. Would love to win this one – looks great!

  9. I enjoyed this character interview and would love to learn more!

    texaggs2000 at gmail dot com

  10. Would love to win a copy. 🙂

    😀 Smiles & Blessings,
    Cindy W.

    countrybear52 AT yahoo DOT com

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