Thursday, April 23, 2015

When Calls the Heart Season 2 Premiere Review plus Giveaway

UPDATE: The giveaway is over. The winner (randomly chosen using random.org) is Karen Lossing ("Victorianlady8"). Congratulations to Karen! Thanks, everyone, for entering my giveaway!
About the series:
The series is inspired by Janette Oke’s bestselling book series about the Canadian West. “When Calls the Heart” tells the captivating story of Elizabeth Thatcher (Erin Krakow), a young teacher accustomed to her high society life, who receives her first classroom assignment in Coal Valley, a small coalmining town where life is simple, but often fraught with challenges. Lori Loughlin plays Abigail Stanton, a wife and mother whose husband, the foreman of the mine, along with a dozen other miners, has just been killed in an explosion. The newly widowed women find their faith is tested when they must go to work in the mines to keep a roof over their heads. Elizabeth charms most everyone in Coal Valley, except Constable Jack Thornton (Daniel Lissing) who believes Thatcher’s wealthy father has doomed the lawman’s career by insisting he be assigned in town to protect the shipping magnate’s daughter. Living in a turn of the century coal town, Elizabeth will have to learn the ways of the frontier if she wishes to thrive in the rural west on her own.

Are you a fan of this series? I am :)! I enjoyed Season 1 very much. I was so excited when I received an opportunity to watch the Season 2 Premiere online before it airs. The premiere was fantastic! What has kept me a fan are the likable characters, uplifting family values, and old-fashioned love story. The new season introduces several new characters that add even more flavors to the already remarkable cast. You will meet Miss Samantha Madison, a woman prosecutor who will be handling the court trial against the Pacific Northwest Mining Company in Coal Valley. Elizabeth's mom got ill so Elizabeth went back home (city of Hamilton), accompanied by Constable Jack. You will meet Elizabeth's family and see their extravagant lifestyle in the big city, contrary to the simple living in Coal Valley. You may drool over their elegant and graceful costumes (mostly modest except a few). You will also meet Tom, Jack's younger brother, who is a troublemaker. Abigail, Rosemary, Mr. Gowen, and Bill Avery (Jack Wagner) from Season 1 are not going anywhere. However, lots of changes are coming to Coal Valley. You won't want to miss the 2 hour season premiere this Saturday on Hallmark. Come back here and let me know what you think. And don't forget to enter the awesome giveaway (see details below).


GIVEAWAY: You can win a 10 DVD set of When Calls the Heart Season 1 ($60 value). Only valid in US and Canada. Ends 5/5 at midnight Pacific time.
To Enter: Please leave a comment sharing your favorite TV series. Or if you are familiar with When Calls the Heart series, please share about your favorite episode or your favorite character.
For Extra Entries(please leave a separate comment for each one that you do):
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- "Like" When Calls the Heart Facebook page
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- Follow When Calls the Heart on Twitter
- Follow me on Twitter: @treasuredbyGod 
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- Share the link to this giveaway post on Facebook 
- Tweet about this giveaway on Twitter

~Many thanks to Propeller Consulting, LLC for providing this prize for the giveaway. Choice of winners and opinions are 100% my own and NOT influenced by monetary compensation. I did receive a sample of the product in exchange for this review and post.

38 comments:

  1. I have seen several series of When Calls the Heart. Have read the book also. So love Janette Oke. All her books have been a blessing throughout the years. Hard to pick out a favorite, they all are to good.

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  2. Oh, this looks so interesting! I have read many of Janette Oke's books, so I know if this series is based on her writings, it would be a blessing! Thank you so much for the opportunit to win here. I am going to start following you on Pinterest. :) So thankful to have "met" you today! :)

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  3. I would love to win this! I Have enjoyed the "The Love Comes Softly" series and would love to add "When Calls The Heart" series to my collection!

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  4. As I don't have cable, I've not seen this yet and would LOVE to. Maybe I'll win??

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  5. We have seen a few of this series and LOVED IT! We don't have a t.v. so we are very limited to what we can watch, and I am EVER SO THANKFUL for Quality non offensive shows!

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  6. I just started watching this season and I am hooked!! What a great show.

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  19. I am liking you Facebook and sharing Giveaway.

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  20. I "like" the When Calls the Heart Facebook page

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  21. I "liked" Living For God on Facebook

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  22. I tweeted about the giveaway:)

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  23. I am a huge fan of WCTH. I enjoy watching this show because it's clean, yet engaging. Each character sends a message of hope, courage, etc. the simple, yet complex things in our life that demand our patience and trust in our faith.

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  24. I've got to be honest. I love Elizabeth. She's so classy, sweet, and a little sassy. Can't wait for episode 3 tonight.

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  25. Love love love the show, hope theirs many more episodes!!!

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  26. I can't choose just ONE favorite- I like Jack and Elizabeth and Abigail! :)
    Good luck to everyone :)

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  32. I love WCTH. It is such a wonderful series and I also watch Love comes softly. I love all the actors because they are all so well suited to their characters..Bravo!!!! The series is wholesome and I hope they are on for many more seasons!!

    ~Sharon Savinell

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  33. I absolutely love this show !!! Everything about it is amazing. Eagerly waiting for every episode. Hope to win !!! Jennifer Wright

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