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Thursday, August 28, 2014

His Until Sunrise by Joy Avery ~ Write Now Literary Virtual Book Tours ~ Giveaway

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his_until_sunrise_cover2After learning her boss has scheduled a mandatory team-building excursion, financial planner Nona Rogers panics. What does she know about camping? Nada. Zilch. Heck, she doesn’t even like picnics. And the thought of sleeping amid bugs and wild animals knots her stomach.

No way can she risk looking like an idiot in front of her colleagues. Taking proactive measures, she acquires the services of a guide to give her a crash-course in camping. Seven days living off the land. How hard could it be? Nona swallows those words when she meets the sexy titan tasked with leading her into the wild. Getting mauled by a bear quickly becomes the least of her worries.

Mason Tinsdale’s first love has always been oil rigging. But a horrible accident has him doubting the job—more importantly, himself. Seven days in the Indigo Falls wilderness is just what he needs to sort out his thoughts. Then he meets Nona Rogers. He’s convinced the gorgeous woman is going to be far more trouble than she’s worth. And he’s right. However, there’s something about the feisty vixen that makes her irresistible.
Two guarded hearts. Seven days alone. An attraction that can’t be denied.

Author: Joy Avery
Publication Date: 8-2-2014
Genre: Contemporary Romance
Age Group For Your Book 18+

About the Author:


j.averyJoy Avery is a North Carolina native with a passion for penning contemporary romances. When she's not writing, she enjoys reading, cake decorating, pretending to expertly play the piano, driving her husband insane, and playing with her sixteen-pound peek-a-poo and hundred-pound Rottweiler.
There’s plenty of emotion in a Joy Avery romance. Sometimes there are obstacles and hurdles in love, and she enjoys showing this in her novels. Her stories guide readers along the rutted roads of love, delivering them to a gratifying happily ever after.

Romance is Joy’s genre of choice, because she enjoys the experience of characters overcoming the barriers that have held them back from finding true love. Plus, she loves happily ever afters.

HIS UNTIL SUNRISE is Joy’s second novel. Her first novel, SMOKE IN THE CITI, garnered attention for having well-developed and believable characters, as well as refreshing humor. She is currently working on Book 2 of her Indigo Falls series.
Joy is a member of Romance Writers of America and Heart of Carolina Romance Writers
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Wednesday, August 27, 2014

The Getaway Groom by Ginny Baird ~Summer Grooms Series Book 4 ~ Review ~

I have not yet met a Ginny Baird story that I did not enjoy immensely. Ms. Baird creates from fun characters that have interesting personalities that makes for some fun story lines. 

The Getaway Groom starts out with plenty of drama as Mark Delacroix runs away from his wedding. He ends up in Ivy Green's store and makes a complete mess of things. It's not long and Ivy has Mark cleaning up literally. 

Things don't start off well for Mark and Ivy.  As they get to know each other though they find that they truly like each other. Ivy is a small town girl with hometown values. She is not pleased with Mark and a few of his plans for the town. That is until she finds out that Mark really does have some great ideas to help the town. This increases those intense sparks. 

I think my favorite part of the story is when Mark tells Ivy's ex that he is her boyfriend. They are going to attend the ex's wedding together. As they get to know each other to be a pretend date things turn more real as time goes on.

I always enjoy Ginny Baird's fun sweet romantic stories. I always fall for her characters and I enjoy her writing style.

If you are looking for a fun sweet romance, then you really should pick up one of Ginny Baird's books. I'd recommend this one. It's a lot of fun but all her books are really great.

The Getaway Groom is part of a series. I have not read the other books in this series and I had no problem at all reading it as a stand alone, so I don't think you will either.

I was given the opportunity to read this great story so that I may share my thoughts with you. As always it has been my pleasure to share my thoughts with you on The Getaway Groom

You may find more of my reviews on Ginny Baird's books here.

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Southern Sweethearts Blog Tour ~ Laura Drake, Sandra Hill, Marilyn Pappano ~ Giveaway


Sweet on You 
By Laura Drake

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A Love as Bold as a Texas Sunset . . .

Ex-army medic Katya Smith has always healed other people's pain. Now she has to deal with her own. Taking a job as an athletic trainer on the Pro Bull Riding circuit seems like the perfect escape from her grief-except Katya doesn't know anything about bulls, and even less about the tough men who ride them. She doesn't expect to fall for the sport, or for one tantalizing cowboy who tumbles her defenses. 

For rodeo champion Cam Cahill, fifteen years of bucking bulls have taken their toll on his body. Before he retires, he wants a final chance at the world title-and he doesn't need some New Age gypsy telling him how to do his job. But when the stunning trainer with the magical hands repairs more than his worn muscles, everything changes. Soon Cam finds himself trying to persuade Katya to forgive her past so she can build a future . . . with him.


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Katya looked around the restaurant. Surrounded by trees outside, the interior was exposed timber and glass, giving The Wild Side the feel of a hunting lodge in the woods. The fieldstone fireplace with its cheery gas log fire and the trophy animal heads on the wall carried out the theme. 
“Well? What do you think?” Cam smiled at her from across the linen-covered table, the dimple in his cheek deepening. 
“That gazelle looks pissed. I think he wants his body back.” The unblinking stare of the animals on the walls gave her the willies, so she kept her eyes on Cam. Well, maybe that wasn’t the only reason. His royal blue Western-cut shirt showed off his washed-blue eyes. The candlelight fractured in them, and she had a hard time looking anywhere else. He’d taken off his hat when he sat down, but it left a mark in his short, hollow-gold hair. She took a sip of her white wine to cool off. God, if he were on the menu, this place would be overrun with women. 
He chuckled, and when the waiter walked over with menus, he held up a hand. “Will you trust me to order?” He gave her a one-sided smile, an eyebrow raised in challenge.
“I guess I’ll trust you that far.” 
Not much farther though. She had no doubt that smile had separated dozens of women from their panties. Don’t forget, you don’t belong here. Why did she have to keep reminding herself of that lately? 
He ordered something called the Hunter’s Feast for Two. When the waiter walked away, Cam turned his attention back to her. “You drive a hard bargain, Ms. Smith. It cost me dearly to get you sitting across the table from me. Are you sure you aren’t a horse trader on the side?”
She snorted. “I should have warned you, it’s in my blood. My great-great grandfather made enough money trading horses to bring his family to America.”
“Literally?” 
Might as well get it out in the open. In spite of the modern push to accept “cultural diversity,” there was still a lot of prejudice against her kind. “I don’t just dress Gypsy, Cam. I am Gypsy.” 
“No kidding?” The touch of his regard settled on her. “I know so little about you. Where did you grow up?”
Well, he’d answered her questions. No harm in answering a few benign ones of his. “In DC. But my summers I spent with my Gypsy family, in Chicago.”
“What was that like?”
“It was heaven. I’m an only child. But in Chicago, my huge extended family took me in every summer and folded me into the clan.” She smiled, seeing Grand’s apartment in her mind. “It was like stepping into another world. Like I lived two different lives.”
“When did you join the army?”
“After nine/eleven. A lot of people joined then.”
“I wouldn’t have guessed you for a soldier, but once I knew it, lots of things made sense. Did you like it?”
“I loved it. In a way, it was like Chicago. Another kind of family. We rely on each other under hard times and stressful circumstances. It forges a strong bond.”
“You miss it.” 
Once again, his eyes made her nervous, seeing too much. “Something happened over there, didn’t it?”
“I miss it.”
The waiter brought their salads, breaking the pull of his gaze. That gaze made her want to talk, to spill her dark story all over the pristine tablecloth, staining everything. 
She lifted her fork. “Tell me about your family. Where are you from?”
They chatted about safe subjects until their meal arrived; a huge platter of unrecognizable meat, without a vegetable in sight. Unless fried potatoes qualified.
He looked it over. “I’m torn. I’m afraid if I tell you what’s here, you won’t eat it, and you’d miss out on some great food. But I don’t want to ambush you either. So you tell me. Do you want to know?”
She picked up her fork, stabbed a deep-fried Rocky Mountain oyster, and popped it in her mouth.
His eyes got big. “Wait, that’s a—” 
“Cow testicle, I know.” She licked her lips. “I have to say, it’s better than sheep, but not as good as camel.” She glanced around for the waiter, then back to him. “Do you think they have hot sauce?”
His eyes got bigger. “I think I’m in love,” he breathed.

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Laura Drake grew up in the suburbs outside Detroit, though her stories are set in the west.  A tomboy, she's always loved the outdoors and adventure. In 1980 she and her sister packed everything they owned into Pintos and moved to California. There she met and married a motorcycling, bleed-maroon Texas Aggie and her love affair with the West was born. Laura rides motorcycles: Elvis, a 1985 BMW Mystic, and Sting, a 1999 BMW R1100.

In Texas, Laura was introduced to her first rodeo, and fell in love. She's an avid fan of Pro Bull Riding (PBR,) attending any event within driving distance, including two PBR National finals. She is hard at work at her next novel.

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Snow on the Bayou 
By Sandra Hill

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THE BAYOU'S BADDEST BAD BOY IS BACK!

Joining the Navy was the second best thing that ever happened to Justin "Cage" LeBlanc, the rebel son of a no-account convict. The first was Emelie Gaudet, the love of his life . . . until he was forced to leave town and swore there would be snow on the bayou before he ever returned. Now, only his mortally ill grandma can bring the injured Navy SEAL back to Terrebone Parrish, where he must face his past-and Emelie, who's even more beautiful than she was all those years ago.

Bourbon Street blues singer Emelie is once bitten, twice shy. When she learns that Justin is back in town, she wants nothing to do with the once wild Cajun teenager who fled with the law on his tail-and broke her heart. But she can't deny the red-hot attraction between them . . . or his efforts to prove he's finally changed his hell-raising ways. Can she trust that this time the bad boy of the bayou will be the best man for her?


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Leaning back against the van and spreading his legs so she could fit into the cradle of his hips, Cage realized something in that moment.  He had never stopped loving Emelie.  He kissed the top of her head…she still used that lemon-scented shampoo…then kissed her chin and the knuckles that continued to hold the packet of letters in a death grip.  Pulling a handkerchief out of his back pocket, he used it to wipe the tears off her face and made her blow her nose hard.
Then, he framed her head with trembling fingers that combed into both sides of her hair, and he really kissed her.  With all the love and yearning he’d built up over the years.  Suppressed emotions exploded in him, emotions he hadn’t even known he’d been suppressing, not this late in the game, anyhow.  He was out of control.  
Then, Thank you God, she was out of control, too.  Somewhere along the way she’d dropped the letters to the ground and wrapped her arms around his neck, kissing him back with equal fervor.
There was a roaring in his ears, and his mind went blank.  His body zapped into sensory overload with each of her soft caresses to his neck and shoulders, with the arching of her body against his, with the opening of her mouth to his deep kisses.   
At one point his palms had landed on her butt and he raised her against his erection.  Sweet!  Sweet agony!
Women had two surefire weapons when it came to men.  Sex and tears.  Cage was being assaulted by both of them, and he welcomed the attack, even if he would be bullet-ridden in the end.
At this moment, as he feasted on the woman in his arms, there were no jagged splinters of past betrayals, no dark shadows of regret, no questions of what might have been, or could be.  No anger.  Not even a Toby Keith cynical message of “How Do You Like Me Now?” which he had to admit he’d harbored on occasion in the past.  Just the now.  And now was glorious.
MawMaw was probably watching them through the kitchen window, but he didn’t care.  This was the girl he loved and she was back in his arms.  Nothing was going to stop him now.
Except something did.
The slamming of car doors.
“Yoo-hoo!” someone yelled, and it wasn’t Belle and her boys.  It was that Cajun wackjob Tante Lulu, with pink hair that matched a pink t-shirt proclaiming “I May Be Old, But There Are Parts of Me That Still Zing.”  With her grinning niece Charmaine in a hoochie-mama, leopard print cat suit.  Noticing the direction of his stare, Tante Lulu remarked, “I know.  I tol’ her ta be careful.  That get-up’s so tight, folks will see her religion.”
Cage pressed his forehead against Em’s, praying that his hard-on wouldn’t be evident.  Em moaned; she had a few thing to hide, too, like her nipples under the thin silk shirt she wore, tucked into a pair of denims.   “We came to help,” Charmaine said, smacking him on the butt as she passed by, carrying a box overflowing with plastic containers of food.

“Jist in time, by the looks of things,” Tante Lulu remarked.  She was also carrying food.  Looked like one of those lidded cake carriers.  “Best I hurry up with your hope chest, boy.  Guar-an-teed!”

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Sandra Hill is a graduate of Penn State and worked for more than 10 years as a features writer and education editor for publications in New Jersey and Pennsylvania. Writing about serious issues taught her the merits of seeking the lighter side of even the darkest stories. She is the wife of a stockbroker and the mother of four sons.






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A Love to Call Her Own
by Marilyn Pappano


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It's been two years since Jessy Lawrence lost her husband in Afghanistan, and she's never fully recovered. Drowning her sorrows didn't help, and neither did the job she'd hoped would give her a sense of purpose. Now trying to rebuild her life, she finds solace in her best friends, fellow military wives who understand what it's like to love-and lose-a man in uniform . . . and the memory of one stolen night that makes her dream of a second chance at love. 

Dalton Smith has known more than his fair share of grief. Since his wife's death, he revels in the solitude of his cattle ranch. But try as he might, he can't stop thinking about the stunning redhead and the reckless, passionate night they shared. He wasn't ready before, but Dalton sees now that Jessy is the only woman who can mend his broken heart. So how will he convince her to take a chance on him?


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Dalton thought he was just about free to go when the photographer called the wedding party back for pictures, first in the sanctuary, then outside in the warm sun. He hadn’t had to hold a smile for such a long time that his face muscles were starting to protest when the guy decided ten thousand shots were enough.

Finally he could slip out of his jacket. His cattle’s black and-white coats might keep them warm in winter and cool in summer, but he was about to dissolve into a giant drop of sweat. As the rest of the guests came out of the church to say good-bye to the happy couple, he loosened his tie, then saw Jessy, standing in the shade of an oak, arms folded over her middle, watching him.


God, she’d been watching him all through the reception, and him her. He couldn’t say why he hadn’t approached her, asked her to share a piece of cake, talk with him, dance with him. Then his gut clenched hard, his chest tightening, and he remembered: because he would have spontaneously combusted, and wouldn’t that have been an ugly page in Dane and Carly’s wedding album? From the moment he’d walked into the church and seen her sitting there all beautiful and sexy and focused on him, all he could think was, Is it time? Please, can it be time?

He was surprised God hadn’t struck him down where he stood.

It was stupid, he thought as he walked to her. He was thirty-two years old. He’d been married. He’d had sex with his share of women. Hell, he’d had sex with this woman. But he hadn’t known then what he knew now. Then it had been horniness and loneliness, and any woman who persisted until he was drunk would have satisfied. Now it was . . .

Well, he didn’t know what it was, exactly. Important.

They had something special, a second chance for both of them to make things right, to
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Known for her intensely emotional stories, Marilyn Pappano is the USA Today bestselling author of nearly eighty books. She has made regular appearances on bestseller lists and has received recognition for her work in the form of numerous awards. Though her husband's Navy career took them across the United States, he and Ms. Pappano now live in Oklahoma high on a hill that overlooks her hometown. They have one son and daughter-in-law, an adorable grandson, and a pack of mischievous dogs.



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Monday, August 25, 2014

Sweet on You by Laura Drake ~ Spotlight ~ Interview



Crystal: Today I have the pleasure of hosting Laura Drake. As some of you may know this wonderful lady is one of my new favorite authors. Welcome Laura, I'm so excited to have you here today, Would you share a little bit about yourself with us today?

Laura: I’m recently back from the Romance Writers of America conference and am thrilled to announce that The Sweet Spot won the RITA® award for Best First Book!  Making it even more special (if that’s even possible) was the fact that Nora Roberts presented me with the award! 

Crystal: Do you have a favorite scene you would like to share with us?

Laura: That’s hard – I like almost all of them!  Okay, here’s one from my August 26 release, Sweet on You.  It’s where Katya first sees the hero, Cam. 

She turned the corner of the white tiled hallway. Her step faltered. A cowboy strode ahead of her, head down, spurs jingling. What Maydelle had called chaps hugged his slightly bowed legs, fringes bouncing. She hadn’t seen a cowboy from the back before. Wide bands of smooth leather curved from between his thighs to cup his butt, creating a frame for a perfect picture. Not that the jeans were tight. They were a working man’s jeans, used and dusty. Which made them all the sexier. 
Wowzer.
He held the vest the riders wore in one hand and a rope in the other, a bell on the end dragging behind. The bright red Western shirt he wore tightly tucked at his small waist widened to broad shoulders, his blond hair was cut short beneath the dark brown hat. 
Nice. A muscle under her ribs fluttered. Walking behind men in those chaps would be a sweet perk of this job.
He hurled the rope in a sudden vicious burst. The bell clanged and echoed as it hit the wall. 
“Shit!” The cowboy squatted, clutching his shoulder and swearing like a drill sergeant. 
She almost stopped, to see if she could help. When he rolled his shoulder, she knew he hadn’t dislocated it. 
Dr. Cody was waiting. If she didn’t nail this job, she’d never be able to help anyone.
He swore viciously.
“Well. Excuse me.”    
Figures. No matter how studly they may look, star athletes were at heart tantrum-throwing toddlers. She had two years of locker room stories to prove it. New sport, same infantile behavior. 
“Pardon me, ma’am.” 
He sounded sincere, but she glanced back, just to be sure. 
God save the world from baby-faced men.  Washed, blue-sky eyes with sun-squint lines at their corners, a strong jaw, and full lips. Lips, that as she watched, quirked as his eyes took a long, slow trip up her legs. 
She faced forward so fast her neck popped. Why do the good-looking ones just have to be assholes?

Crystal: Where did you come up with the idea for your current release?

Laura: Well, the first two books in the series (set in the world of Professional Bull Riding) were about men who raised the bulls. The fans of the series were clamoring for one about a bull rider!

There’s an old cowboy saying, that the only reason men ride bulls is to meet pretty nurses….so I made the heroine a member of the sports medicine team, that help keep the riders healthy.  Why she’s war veteran of gypsy heritage is anyone’s guess . . . I sure don’t know where this stuff comes from!


Crystal: What are you currently working on?

Laura: The next book in my Widow’s Grove small town series. A ‘masseusse to the stars’ who loses everything, except a winery she inherited. She doesn’t drink, and knows nothing about wine!  I tentatively titled it, Indigo’s Blues, but the title will probably change.

Crystal: What do you like to snack on while you are writing.

Laura: Nothing! I am at my computer 12-14 hours a day, and if I ate there too, I’d have to get a heavy duty chair to hold me! But I drink gallons of coffee and iced tea….

Crystal:  Did you have to do a lot of research for this book or any other? If so do you have a fascinating fact that you have learned you would like to share with us?

Laura:The research for my bull riding books is the most fun, because I’m such a fan of the sport!  This spring, I was lucky enough to attend a “rough stock” school. A three day class put on by Lyle Sankey, teaching kids bull riding, bull fighting, saddlebronc, and bareback riding. 

NO – I didn’t get on one, but if I were 10 years younger, I would have!


Crystal: Who are some of your favorite authors that you like to read?

Laura: Oh, this is hard! In romance, I’d probably say, Sharla Lovelace, Jill Shalvis, Jane Porter, JoAnn Mapson, Barbara Samuel O’neal, Pamela Morsi. I could go on and on . . . 

Crystal:  Is there a genre you haven't written that you would like to try?

Laura: I’d like to write a straight Women’s Fiction novel someday. I’m reading Wild, by Cheryl Strayed right now, and it’s phenomenal.

Crystal:  I'm sure you are super excited and nervous when a new book releases. Do you do anything special to celebrate the day?

Laura: Actually, most of the day is spent on social media, getting the word out!

Crystal: I'm going to admit it, I cry reading most of your books. They are so emotional. Do you cry when you are writing them?

Laura: Aw, thank you, Crystal! Okay, you’re going to make me confess – yes. I STILL cry at the end of The Sweet Spot, every time I read it!

Thank you SO much for having me, Crystal, and thanks for all you do for authors!


Crystal: You are so Welcome Laura. I so enjoy your work. I can't wait to see what you have in store for us lucky readers next. To see more of my reviews on Laura's work, go here


Friday, August 22, 2014

She's Got Her Own by Kem M Smith ~ Write Now Literary Virtual Book Tours ~

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About The Book
Adobe Photoshop PDFShe’s Got Her Own by Kem M. Smith is a gripping tale of two people desperately wanting to make their marriage and family work, but wanting to find personal happiness themselves!

Sharay and Brian are a young couple trying to cope with a big lifestyle change. Sharay is a successful business woman who has quit her job to homeschool her kids. However, raising four children while keeping her faith and sanity has proved to be a bit more than she can handle. Things get even more complicated when an old boyfriend from her past shows up wanting to ignite a new romance he feels still has some spark left.

Sharay’s husband Brian is a hardworking man who just wants some recognition in church, to see his sons grow up to be strong, successful black men and to have a happy marriage. But he finds his world is slowly crumbling when Sharay doesn’t have the same future in mind.

Genre: Urban Fiction/Women Fiction

Paperback: 196 pages

ISBN-10: 1495455866
ISBN-13: 978-1495455865
Recommended Age Group 18 +

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picKem Smith is well known as the Owner of K.I.S.S. Fitness Studio. Equally at home in the health and physical fitness sector as she is in the world of words, Smith is the author of both non-fiction and fiction. In 2012, she released her debut title Sexy by the Weekend: A Practical Guide to Living an Extraordinary Life, which encouraged readers to get their sexy back using 7 practical keys for glamorous, alluring, and exciting living. She is also the author of two other titles, Swag on 10, a gripping tale about a young man who believes swag is everything until he experiences God swag and Why I Quit Teaching, a new teacher’s guide to surviving and thriving in the classroom.

Smith graduated from Fontbonne University in St. Louis, MO with a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration and a Master’s Degree in Curriculum and Instruction. A former teacher of English, Reading, Writing and Communication Arts, Smith has taught in elementary, middle and high school as well as serving as an Adjunct Professor for St. Louis Community College. She served as an active participant in Missouri Writers Workshop for over 7 years and has had her poetry published in Missouri Teachers Write magazine. Smith earned post-graduate course credit from University of Missouri in Teaching Writing Inquiry.

In addition to running her fitness business, writing books and nurturing her family, Smith is a writer for Education for All, Inc.'s Involved Parent Magazine and will be featured in the anthology "I Define Me" being published by the Nia Group Stl, Inc. Smith has written for the St. Louis American on education choices, been interviewed on several radio and television shows including Teacha Tigue's Let's Talk Shop on 1380AM The Woman, on Nichelle Womack's Small Business Hour on 690AM, along with segments on Great Day St. Louis and News Channel 9 special program focused on Teaching the Teachers.

The daughter of a military father, Kem Smith was born in Amberg, Germany. She has lived in North St. Louis County since her family returned to the United States. She resides in St. Louis with her husband and children.

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Broslin Creek Boxed Set by Dana Marton ~ Sale $.99 ~



NY Times bestselling author Dana Marton is excited to announce that her Broslin Creek Boxed Set (Books 1-3 of the Broslin Creek Series) will be priced at just $.99 for the first time ever from August 22 - August 27.  Normally priced at $4.49, the set was already a significant savings but it's a steal at $.99.

The Broslin Creek Boxed Set includes 3 full-length romantic suspense novels:  Deathwatch, Deathscape, and Deathtrap.  Together they have over 500 5-star reviews on Amazon.  These fast-paced novels feature the men of the Broslin Creek Police Department, and the independent women they love.  The Broslin Creek series is classic Dana Marton, combining heart-pounding suspense, humor, an intense mystery, and a sexy, heart-warming romance.  Her books (over 30 published so far) have been described as riveting, thrilling, and un-put-downable.  


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#1  DEATHWATCH
The only person who can identify the most notorious hit man in the country, Kate Bridges is running for her life. Murphy Dolan is in the Army Reserves, returning from his 2nd tour of duty, only to find a stranger hiding in his house. She's scared spitless. He's completely burned-out on violence. Neither of them has any trust left to give.

#2  DEATHSCAPE
After a near-death experience, artist Ashley Price is compelled to paint visions of the dead, and fears she's gone crazy. Then she paints a man buried alive and, recognizing the surroundings, she rushes to save him. Instead of being grateful to her for rescuing him, Detective Jack Sullivan accuses her of being in league with a serial killer. He swears he will put her behind bars. Except, the more time he spends with her, the more he falls under her spell. Can he trust her, or is he walking into another deadly trap?

#3  DEATHTRAP
She'd been "the sick girl" for most of her life. She refused to go straight to "the weird girl". Heart-transplant recipient Sophie Curtis has been in her own antiseptic bubble for so long, she just might not be able to venture out into the real world again. Her spooky body memories are scary enough, but then she finds herself in the cross hairs of a killer.

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New York Times and USA Today bestselling author Dana Marton has thrilled and entertained millions of readers around the globe with her fast-paced stories about strong women and honorable men who fight side by side for justice and survival.
Kirkus Reviews calls her writing “compelling and honest.” RT Book Review Magazine said, “Marton knows what makes a hero…her characters are sure to become reader favorites.” Her writing has been acclaimed by critics, called, “gripping,” “intense and chilling,” “full of action,” “a thrilling adventure,” and wholeheartedly recommended to readers. Dana is the winner of the Daphne du Maurier Award of Excellence, the Readers’ Choice Award, and Best Intrigue, among other awards. Her book, TALL, DARK, AND LETHAL was nominated for the prestigious Rita Award. DEATHSCAPE reached the #1 spot on Amazon’s Romantic Suspense Bestseller list.
Dana has a Master’s degree in Writing Popular Fiction, and is continuously studying the art and craft of writing, attending several workshops, seminars and conferences each year. Her number one goal is to bring the best books she possibly can to her readers.
Keeping in touch with readers is Dana’s favorite part of being an author. Please connect with her via her web site (www.danamarton.com) or her Facebook page (www.facebook.com/danamarton).
Having lived around the world, Dana currently creates her compelling stories in a small and lovely little town in Pennsylvania. The fictional town of her bestselling Broslin Creek series is based on her real life home where she fights her addictions to reading, garage sales, coffee and chocolate. If you know a good twelve-step program to help her with any of that, she’d be interested in hearing about it!

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Thursday, August 21, 2014

Princess Nevaeh: Lesson on Self Discovery by Paulette Harper ~ Write Now Literary Virtual Book Tours ~ Giveaway ~


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The author is giving away a $10.00 Amazon Gift Card and an Autograph copy of the book. This giveaway is only open to US citizens.



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Six year old Nevaeh wants to be something she already is. She will soon learn that her wish to be a princess takes a little more than just asking. Lessons on self-discovery are taught by her Mimi who makes her understand that being a princess takes work.


Title: Princess Nevaeh: Lesson on Self Discovery
Genre: Children 4-7
ISBN: 978-0-9899691-4-7
Format: Paperback
Release Date: September 2, 2014
Publisher: Thy Word Publishing



About The Author

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Paulette Harper is an award-winning and best-selling author. She is the owner of Write Now Literary Virtual Book Tours and is passionate about helping authors succeed in publishing and marketing their books. Paulette has been writing and publishing books since 2008. Paulette is the author of That Was Then, This is Now, Completely Whole, Living Separate Lives and The Sanctuary. She resides in Northern, CA.






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