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Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Hump Day Blurb Share!

This Wednesday meme is all about the blurb. Can a few tempting words of introduction grab a reader's attention? Let's find out!

In comments, tempt us with the blurb
off your book jacket -- just one book, please. Don't forget your buy link and website/blog link. Have fun!

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18 comments:

E. Ayers said...

A county music star and a Creed's Crossing cowgirl?

A LOVE SONG IN WYOMING
By E. Ayers
Angie has a problem. Country music star, Johnny Rockthorne bought the property next to her family’s ranch. She loves his attention and it makes her heart sing, but she doesn’t want to be a rich boy’s toy. Then her first love shows up and claims he’s returned for her. Both men promise her a better life. One can give her everything she’s ever wanted, and the other can give her anything she wants.

Johnny Rockthorne, America’s most popular country vocalist, finds his dream home in ranching community of Creeds Crossing where he can relax between concerts and write music. He also finds Angie Clovis. She’s part Native American with long, straight, black hair and sky-blue eyes. As his heart reaches out for her, she becomes the inspiration for a new song.

Angie’s a cowgirl from a poor ranching family with a secret that she’s never told anyone. All she’s ever wanted was to fall in love, settle down on a successful ranch, and have a few children. Jacino “Jack” Alveraz comes back into town, and once again, she finds herself falling for his smooth lines and promises of better life on a ranch with him. Torn between two men, she’s forced to make a split second decision.

Amazon International Buy Links.
http://authl.it/B00A1HUQC4
Coming soon to a bookstore near you!

Julie Lence said...

Zanna's Outlaw

Notorious outlaw Buck Grayson is set to hang for the one murder he didn't commit, until a last minute pardon sets him free. But there's a condition to the pardon, one that sours Buck's gut. He's to cease outlawing and bring law and order to Revolving Point, Texas. The border town along the Rio Grande has a reputation worse than his, even after a fire destroyed the saloons and chased away the rabble rousers. But Zanna is there and still in danger from the fancy-pants attorney seeking revenge against her. To keep her safe, Buck will pin the star to his chest and settle the matter for good. Then he'll give Zanna what she wants--his name.

Former soiled dove Suzanna Reynolds wants respectability, a home and children, and she wants them with Buck. Trouble is, Buck isn't the settling type and has never openly acknowledged she's his woman. Convinced Buck only took the sheriff's job to settle a score and not to please her, Suzanna demands he court her to prove his love or leave town for good.

www.julielence.com
www.amazon.com/dp/B006XJWW08

Martha O'Sullivan said...

Lindsay Foster has convinced herself that marrying Paul Webster is the right thing to do. But she and Brian Rembrandt have some unfinished business. And now that Brian is standing in front of her again, undressing her with his eyes, she finds herself torn between the life she's always wanted and the man she'll always love.
Brian's up for that fight; he's used to getting what he wants. And he's never met a rule, or a 
woman, that couldn't be broken. So when Lindsay won't come to him, he goes to her. 

But it's more complicated than that.

This love triangle has an extra side. Lindsay's best friend Moira Brody has a game-changing secret.  And she's not the only one. The chain of events set in motion on the tranquil shores of Lake Tahoe come to an astonishing end on a foggy San Francisco night. And alters the course of four lives forever...

marthaosullivan.com
 
 http://eredsage.com/store/OSULLIVAN_MARTHA.html 

http://www.amazon.com/Second-Chance-Chances-Trilogy-ebook/dp/B00EX631GM/ref=sr_1_17?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1378129953&sr=1-17&keywords=red+sage+publishing

Martha O’Sullivan’s Chances trilogy is available now from Red Sage Publishing. In Second Chance, the trilogy opener, is a reunion/love triangle romance that keeps the shores of Lake Tahoe blazing hot long after the sultry summer sun has set. Chance Encounter heats up San Francisco’s chilly days and blustery nights with white-hot passion and pulse-pounding suspense. And in Last Chance lifelong friends-turned-lovers melt the snow-packed Sierras into lust-fueled puddles despite the single-digit temperatures of the Lake Tahoe winter.

Sloane Kennedy said...

After nearly ten years of moonlighting as a professional escort, Gabriel Maddox is good at giving women the forbidden pleasures they crave. They don’t need to know that something inside of him dies a little each time he does it or that his desperate need for cash is the only reason he can’t walk away. They just need to know that to get what they want, they have to play by his rules.

Riley Sinclair is starting over. She’s left dry, dusty Texas and her ultra conservative, fanatically religious parents and cheating, mean-spirited fiancĂ© behind for a new life in Seattle. But one look at her stunningly gorgeous new neighbor Gabe brings back all the insecurities she’s trying to escape.

Gabe can only offer Riley pleasure but when she discovers that his perfect outside hides something terribly broken on the inside, will she risk her heart to give him what he needs?

Gabriel’s Rule (Book 1, The Escort Series) by Sloane Kennedy


http://www.amazon.com/Gabriels-Rule-Escort-Book-1-ebook/dp/B00UQGX5KU/ref=sr_1_1?s=digital-text&ie=UTF8&qid=1429716550&sr=1-1&keywords=gabriel%27s+rule

Erin McRae said...

MIDSUMMER (Love's Labours, Book 1)
By Racheline Maltese and Erin McRae
http://Avian30.com

http://www.dreamspinnerpress.com/store/product_info.php?products_id=6285

John Lyonel, a long-time theater professional and teacher, heads to Virginia to play Oberon in the Theater in the Woods’s production of A Midsummer Night's Dream, intending to focus on his work. John is recovering from the tragic loss of his family and needs a break. The last thing he expects is to become captivated by Michael Hilliard, the professional actor playing Puck, especially since John has never been attracted to men, let alone one so much younger.

They rush headlong into an affair which falls apart dramatically over secrets that John and Michael are keeping from each other. A steep learning curve, the gossipy cast of the show, and the sometimes sinister magic of the woods conspire to keep them apart. But stage lights and stars might work their magic and help them define a new future.

MIDSUMMER (Love's Labours, Book 1)
By Racheline Maltese and Erin McRae
http://Avian30.com

http://www.dreamspinnerpress.com/store/product_info.php?products_id=6285

Daryl Devore said...

FL. E. S. H.
Flame's Electrifying Sexy Heat
When secrets conflict with dreams, love explodes.

After a mistake by a surgeon’s scalpel shattered Fuchsia Quinn's dance career, she picked up the pieces of her life and moved forward. As the owner of a small, struggling dance school in a depressed neighborhood she supplements her income with a late night job at a dive bar. Haunted by the fear of humiliation, if her secret is revealed, her life was under control until the night he walked into the bar.

Peyton Lang, having run from a bad neighborhood, lives the lifestyle of a successful billionaire. Frustrated that his current multi-million dollar project is stalled, Peyton drops in to LEATHER-ICIOUS for a simple drink and late night entertainment. What he saw was a beautiful redhead. What he found was he wanted her.

After a lusty night with a hot pole dancer, Peyton and Fuchsia's worlds are about to collide.

US Amazon link - - http://amzn.com/B00UY6M7VK

Blog – http://myeroticnotions.blogspot.com

Victoria Adams said...

Is the love of a girl from wealthy Westland and a street punk from the slums of the Shore strong enough to surpass all that life will throw at them and forge a life together? Is Julie willing to sacrifice her childhood dream of becoming a professional dancer for the man she loves? Is Robert willing to lay down his ties to the gang in order to hold onto his new found love?

Sacrifices must be made, but will they be enough?

Exclusively at - http://www.amazon.com/dp/B00BBKNDAC

For Free Read - Blog – http://victoriaadams.blogspot.com

Margo Bond Collins said...

She expected heaven or hell. She got Alabama.

When Dallas resident Callie Taylor died young, she expected to go to heaven, or maybe hell. Instead, when she met her fate early thanks to a creep with a knife and a mommy complex, she went to Alabama. Now she's witnessed another murder, and she's not about to let this one go. She's determined to help solve it before an innocent man goes to prison. And to answer the biggest question of all: why the hell did she wake up dead in Alabama?

Amazon: http://www.amazon.com/Waking-Dead-Margo-Bond-Collins-ebook/dp/B00HKQQRJA/

Website: http://www.MargoBondCollins.net

Mona Karel said...

TEACH ME TO FORGET, Contemporary
Mona Karel

Her past was behind her...or so she’d thought.

Bethany Acton has come a long way from the day she was an abused child-bride of a dissolute jet setter. Now divorced and single, she writes for a lifestyles magazine, lives out of her motor home, and answers only to her boss—when he can find her. She has overcome her horrendous past and taken control of her own life. But when Jonathan Merritt, a rising star in wildlife photography, enters her world, she learns control is a tenuous thing.


His past was despicable, but it hasn’t affected his future...until now.

Jonathan knows he has met the woman with whom he wants to spend his future, but first he must admit his role in her past. Afraid the truth will turn her against him, he tries to gain her trust and affection before confessing. But the longer he hesitates, the harder it becomes to tell her. Can Jonathan gain enough of her love and trust for her to forgive what he did—or will his past indiscretions destroy his only chance for happiness?
Amazon: http://www.amazon.com/Teach-Me-Forget-Mona-Karel-ebook/dp/B00822G7Y6/ref=sr_1_1?s=digital-text&ie=UTF8&qid=1429720359&sr=1-1&keywords=teach+me+to+forget
http://mona-karel.com/teach-me-to-forget/

Catherine Kean said...

Here's the blurb from my $0.99 medieval romance novella A KNIGHT TO REMEMBER:

When widowed Lady Aislinn Locksmeade finds a naked, unconscious man in the forest, she wonders if he's Hugh Brigonne, her first and only true love. When he wakes, he can't remember who he is or what happened to him.

Does she dare to love the roguish stranger, or is there far greater danger to Aislinn than risking her heart?

http://www.amazon.com/Knight-Remember-Medieval-Romance-Novella-ebook/dp/B00UI68T8Q/

E. Ayers said...

She expected heaven or hell. She got Alabama.

That was so good I had to go get the book. The reviews are awesome!

If you need an extra ghost, I have a few in my house that I'd be more than willing to give away! LOL

Carolina Valdez said...

AMEN TO LOVE - an ARe Best Seller

Dr. Bond Bergstrom fights to save the life of a man shot near the lakeside path where Bond was jogging. When the shooter swings back in a failed attempt to kill Bond, the board of the hospital where he’s the new chief of surgery insists on security protection for him 24/7 until the killer is caught.

The doctor is furious. Former Navy SEALs can protect themselves better than anyone in the world. Not so, argues former Delta Force operative Rory O’Shea. He’s the hot, sexy Irish American who owns the agency providing the hospital’s routine security.

Bond grudgingly gives in, unaware that O’Shea has an ulterior motive in assigning himself to spend nights with the doctor as his personal bodyguard. Will O’Shea prove he has what it takes to satisfy the doctor—both in and out of the bedroom?

http://www.amberquill.com/store/p/2095-Amen-To-Love.aspx
http://www.CarolinaValdez.com

Vijaya Schartz, author said...

1096 AD - To redeem a Pagan curse, Palatina the Fae braves the Christian world to embark on an expedition to free the Holy Sepulcher in Jerusalem from the Turks. Pierre de Belfort, Christian Knight of Lorraine, swore never to let a woman rule his life, and doesn't believe in love. Thrown together into the turmoil of the First Crusade, on a sacred journey to a land of fables, they must learn to trust each other. For in this war, the true enemy is not human... and discovery could mean burning at the stake. http://amzn.com/B00W3T24PK

Sherry Ewing said...

If My Heart Could See You, an Amazon bestseller by Sherry Ewing

When you’re enemies, does love have a fighting chance?

For Amiria of Berwyck, defeat does not come easily as she watches her home and clan being ripped asunder. When the very enemy who has laid siege to her home demands her fealty, she will do whatever it takes to protect her people including a hastily concocted ruse that quickly begins to unravel. All too soon, she starts to question whether she can forgive herself for betraying those she has sworn to protect.

Dristan of Blackmore, champion knight of King Henry II, has a reputation to uphold as the Devil’s Dragon. After his invading army conquers Berwyck castle, he sets out to manage the newly claimed estate by training its knights in the art of proper defense. At first, everything appears as it should be, or is it? Betrayed by those he believed he could trust, he must first set aside his anger before he can make room in his heart for love.

Together they are tied by an unspoken bond. As they begin to rebuild the land and unite their people, forces beyond their control attempt to tear apart their fragile truce and only time will tell if love will forever bring them together.

Buy Links:

Amazon US: http://amzn.to/1LV1qnk
AU: http://bit.ly/1EMgaDb
CA: http://amzn.to/1DIoQX6
UK: http://amzn.to/1zXkLzz

Barnes & Noble: http://bit.ly/1yQPPN4
iBooks: http://bit.ly/1D5NSBw
Inktera: http://bit.ly/1vweoTO
Kobo: http://bit.ly/1LV8r7D
Scribd: http://bit.ly/1xAWBFd

Social Media:

Website & Blog: http://www.sherryewing.com
Bluestocking Belles: http://bluestockingbelles.com
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/sherryewingauthor
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Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/sherry_ewing

Savanna Kougar said...

RED LIONESS TAMED

What does a lioness shifter do when she's suddenly trapped in an unknown space cruiser's cargo hold? Then, despite her ability to savagely defend herself, she's trapped beneath the swashbuckling but human Captain.

And next, cat-scratching ridiculously, she finds herself carnal-trapped, and meow yowl! bound by leather straps in his bed?

Answer: She fights tooth and claw.
Problem: The loner Captain is nova-hot at seducing her.

~Shapeshifter lovers, if yer partial to a futuristic adventurous romp of lust and love on the high celestial seas of space...if you have a yen for those cat shifter types, lament no longer.~

Excerpts/Buy Link: http://savannakougar.blogspot.com/p/red-lioness-tamed.html

HAPPY READING!

Savanna

Savanna Kougar ~ Run on the Wild Side of Romance ~savannakougar.com~

Andrea Cooper said...


Stolen Hearts Book 1 - Romantic Suspense

Crystal has spent her entire life training to be a thief in order to find evidence against the man who had her parents murdered. In her pursuit of justice she's had to give up her identity, her name, and any chance at love. When Crystal is forced on a blind date with the cop who is investigating her, she plays a dangerous game of hearts that could land her in a prison cell.

Kade is in search of a new life, after losing his partner. He's taken a new job, in a new city, and met a new girl. In order to keep his fresh start, he will have to catch an elusive thief targeting one of the largest corporations in the country. Desperate to forget the failures of his past, Kade has no intention of failing.

But secrets can’t be hidden forever.

BuyLink: http://amzn.com/B00TKW9Y4W
www.andreaRcooper.com

bluemistlizzi said...

A Long Trail Rolling
by
Lizzi Tremayne

It might have been the mare that did it, stopping dead in her tracks, nearly dropping Aleksandra over her shoulder, or maybe it was the flies that buzzed around the blood pooling beneath the butchered man in the Pony Express station doorway. Whichever it was, it got her full attention.

Seventeen year old Aleksandra, trained in the Cossack arts from infancy by her father, finds herself alone and running to prevent her Pa's killer from obtaining a secret coveted by the Russian Czar, one which could alter the forces of power in Europe. Disguised as a Pony Express rider in 1860's Utah Territory, she finds herself in even deeper trouble when she rides full speed into the middle of the Indian Paiute Wars. Her Californio boss Xavier has a strength to match her own, but can they overcome their differences before the ever-increasing odds overtake them?

You can go to: http://lizzitremayne.com/store/ to view your purchasing options!

James D said...

Book five of the Dream Series, WAKING DREAM:

After nearly a decade of visiting other people’s dreams, Sara Alderson thought she had made peace with her supernatural gift. Until one night, while watching her husband dream, she saw someone else watching him, too: a mysterious woman in a red dress.

The woman in red keeps appearing in the dreams of Sara’s husband and his co-workers. Sara doesn’t know if this mystery woman is trying to steal her husband, drive him mad or something even worse. All she does know is that now she has something she never imagined: a nemesis. And the only thing more dangerous than a nemesis who shares her ability to step into other people’s dreams, is one who knows far more about that ability and how to control it than Sara does
.
Waking Dream is the fifth book of the Dream Series.

http://getBook.at/WakingDream

and on audiobook at:

http://getBook.at/WakingDreamAudio