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Wednesday, July 8, 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!

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12 comments:

Peggy Jaeger said...

SKATER'S WALTZ
Peggy jaeger

Figure skater Tiffany Lennox is busy with rehearsals for an upcoming ice show when the only man she’s ever loved comes home after a two-year overseas stint. She needs him to see her for the woman she’s become and not the child he knew to ensure he stays home, this time, for good. With her.

For all his wanderlust and hunger for professional success, Cole Greer comes home wanting nothing more than to rest, relax and recover. He is delighted in being Tiffany’s hero and has a special place in his heart reserved for her. But faced with the oh-so-desirable woman she’s become, he starts questioning his determination to keep their relationship platonic.

When forced by the television network to go back on assignment, Cole - for the first time in his life - is torn between his career and his heart.
http://amzn.to/1HDPpBY
http://peggyjaeger.com

Andrea Parnell said...


DEVIL MOON

Lovely as a mountain sunset, prickly as a cactus, Teddy Gamble runs her freight company with all the sass and spirit she has. She doesn't need a partner ... especially not the handsome Frenchman who just won half her business in a card game!

On the run from his past, a future in the Gamble Stage Line looks a lot like destiny to Rhys Delmar…even more so when he arrives in Wishbone, Arizona and meets the stunning, pistol-toting hellion Teddy.

From the first instant, Rhys and Teddy are like gunpowder and flint, igniting sparks fated to set the West on fire. But first they must overcome a gang of murderous outlaws and stop a cunning rival trying to strong-arm them out of business – then find their way through the lies and secrets to a loving future together beneath the wild, wicked, and wonderful…Devil Moon!

A Guns & Garters Western Romance from Andrea Parnell.
http://amzn.to/18mIRTb
http://andreaparnell.com/

Barbara White Daille said...

The Cowboy’s Little Surprise (Book 1 in The Hitching Post Hotel series)
Barbara White Daille
April 2015

THE LONG WAY HOME

A guy like Cole Slater is hard to forget. Tina Sanchez should know—for years since high school she's tried to bury the pain of Cole's cruel betrayal. But it's impossible to ignore the man she sees reflected in her young son's eyes now that Cole is back in her life—and about to meet the child he never knew he had.

Returning home to New Mexico, Cole is determined to put his playboy reputation to rest. Especially now that he knows there's a little boy looking up to him. And seeing Tina again reignites all the feelings Cole ran from as a teen. Despite his fear that he can't be the man Tina deserves, he's determined to try. For his son's sake—and his own.

Amazon link:

The Cowboy’s Little Surprise

Website:

www.BarbaraWhiteDaille.com

Joanne Guidoccio said...

Hi everyone,

Here's the blurb for my latest release - A Season for Killing Blondes:

Hours before the opening of her career counseling practice, Gilda Greco discovers the dead body of golden girl Carrie Ann Godfrey, neatly arranged in the dumpster outside her office. Gilda’s life and budding career are stalled as Detective Carlo Fantin, her former high school crush, conducts the investigation.

When three more dead blondes turn up all brutally strangled and deposited near Gilda’s favorite haunts, she is pegged as a prime suspect for the murders. Frustrated by Carlo’s chilly detective persona and the mean girl antics of Carrie Ann’s meddling relatives, Gilda decides to launch her own investigation. She discovers a gaggle of suspects, among them a yoga instructor in need of anger management training, a lecherous photographer, and fourteen ex-boyfriends. As the puzzle pieces fall into place, shocking revelations emerge, forcing Gilda to confront the envy and deceit she has long overlooked.

Amazon link - http://is.gd/EIHchY

Website - http://joanneguidoccio.com

Happy reading!

Sophia Ryan said...

DIRTY LITTLE SECRET by Sophia Ryan
A prep-school princess’ secret affair is exposed, forcing her to choose between the trappings of her privileged lifestyle and the love of the bad boy who’s oh-so-good for her.

I really enjoyed this book! The story was well written and engaging… FIVE STARS

Angela Abbott has the best life money can buy. But that life of privilege has its rules. And rule number one is don’t fall for the bad boy from the wrong side of the tracks. Sexy, hot, dangerous Nick Spencer is the poster boy for rule number one. He’s everything she needs to stay away from, but the more she sneaks off to be with him, the harder she falls. The sex is mind-blowing, and so is the way he strips her of her stifling, rich-girl shell until the real her is laid bare before him. She’ll do anything to keep Nick her dirty little secret.

Nick Spencer's goal to escape the dead-end life laid out for him didn’t include a secret affair with a preppy princess in pearls and lace. A guy like him falling for a girl like her? No way! But fallen he has, and not just because of the smokin’ hot sex. For some reason, Angela sees him as more than just the trash across the tracks, and it’s giving him crazy ideas about being the guy who makes all her dreams come true. But first he has to get her to admit they’re more than sex buddies.

Nick’s tired of being Angela’s dirty little secret, but he’s hiding a secret of his own, and when both come out, Angela will have to come clean about what it is she wants most—the trappings of her privileged lifestyle, or the love of the bad boy who’s oh-so-good for her.

Amazon
Wild Rose Press
More Sophia Ryan Books

Rachel Leigh Smith said...

My Name Is A'yen, book 1 of A'yen's Legacy
hero focused futuristic/paranormal romance, $4.99

They've taken everything from him. Except his name.

The Loks Mé have been slaves for so long, freedom is a distant myth A'yen Mesu no longer believes. A year in holding, because of his master's murder, has sucked the life from him. Archaeologist Farran Hart buys him to protect her on an expedition to the Rim, the last unexplored quadrant of the galaxy.

Farran believes the Loks Mé once lived on the Rim and is determined to prove it. And win A'yen's trust. But she's a breeder's daughter and can't be trusted.

Hidden rooms, information caches, and messages from a long-dead king change A'yen's mind about her importance. When she's threatened, he offers himself in exchange, and lands on the Breeders Association's radar. The truth must be told. Even if it costs him his heart.

Amazon: amazon.com/dp/B00N06HCGG
Nook, Kobo, iBooks, ARE, Google Play: tiny.cc/mnia
www.rachelleighsmith.com

Kris Bock said...

The Mad Monk's Treasure

Ordinary Women, Extraordinary Adventures

The lost Victorio Peak treasure is the stuff of legends—a heretic Spanish priest’s gold mine, made richer by the spoils of bandits and an Apache raider.

When Erin, a quiet history professor, uncovers a clue that may pinpoint the lost treasure cave, she prepares for adventure. But when a hit and run driver nearly kills her, she realizes she’s not the only one after the treasure. And is Drew, the handsome helicopter pilot who found her bleeding in a ditch, really a hero, or one of the enemy?

Just how far will Erin go to find the treasure and discover what she’s really made of?

Love in the wild, from a New Mexico Book Award-winning author

Webpage sample: http://www.krisbock.com/the_mad_monk_s_treasure_106908.htm
Amazon: http://bookShow.me/B00SKJU7BA
Nook: http://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/the-mad-monk-kris-bock/1121114477
ARE: https://www.allromanceebooks.com/product-themadmonk039streasure-1733698-153.html
Smashwords: https://www.smashwords.com/books/view/515796

JoAnne Myers said...

The Death of Innocence-This 2011 murder case involved 4 year old Marcie Willis, and her evil stepmother 25 year old Cheryl, from the small bedroom community of The Plains, Ohio.

http://www.blackrosewriting.com/other/twisted-love

http://www.amazon.com/Twisted-Love-JoAnne-Myers/dp/1612963803/ref=tmm_pap_title_0?ie=UTF8&gid=1410832208&sr=8-5

http://www.amazon.com/Twisted-Love-JoAnne-Myers/dp/B00LXOLH8Q/ref=tmm_kin_title_0?_encoding=UTF8&sr=8-5-&gid

Jo Anne’s Postings: https://joannemyers.wordpress.com/

Savanna Kougar said...

RIDE THE ROAN STUD
by Stevie Klark.

Blurb: On a vision quest, Ghost Walker succumbs to the harsh desert of the Four Corners badlands. With death's talons striking, he is rescued by a mysterious mustang.

Running as horse, Grant Thunderhead senses an intruder trigger the forcefield protecting his steam engine caverns. Investigating, he finds a beautiful unusual man who will rescue his heart.

A SIREN PUBLISHING BOOK
IMPRINT: Erotic Romance ManLove
Heat Level: SEXTREME

Excerpt/buy link: http://bookstrand.com/ride-the-roan-stud
Author link: ~stevieklark.blogspot.com~

Jana Richards said...

Here's the blurb for my contemporary romance A LONG WAY FROM EDEN:

Zane Martin's teenage daughter is pregnant. Meg Evan's son is the baby's father. Because Zane grew up not knowing who his father was, he'll be damned if he'll let his grandchild live with that shame. Meg was forced into an abusive marriage because of an unplanned pregnancy, so she knows that love is the only good reason to marry. Neither Meg nor Zane expects or welcomes the attraction that sparks between them. As they await the impending birth of their grandchild, old wounds open and long hidden family secrets come to light. The young couple builds a newer, stronger relationship, while Meg and Zane reach for a love passionate enough to overcome the past--if they're strong enough to trust it...and each other.

Thanks!
Jana Richards
www.janarichards.com
Click here for my Amazon author page

Iris Blobel said...

I THINK I LOVE YOU
~~new release~~

Markus DeLeon and Sarah Winter’s lives couldn’t be more different…

After three years away as the goalkeeper for an English soccer club, Markus has been happy to be back in Australia. He’d missed his family and friends, including Sarah. He’s known her since childhood, and often protected her from the teasing of other children and the troubling consequences of a broken home.

When they attend their friends’ wedding, a new light is cast on their friendship…

Sarah is fresh out of a bad relationship, and Markus has always been the one she can confide in. Maybe it’s the magic of the wedding—or how stunning he looks in a tux—but the attraction between them intensifies in ways they’d never imagined.

But sometimes when risking what you have, you might lose everything…

Following a passionate encounter, Markus isn’t sure how to handle this new aspect of his relationship with Sarah, and literally flees the scene for the coast. Sarah is unsure how to react to his sudden departure, but is soon knocked off course by misunderstandings and a frightening family emergency.

Markus realises his mistake and wants to make things right, but he also faces obstacles. He’s been offered an exciting new job, and an attractive newcomer to the neighbourhood is eager to claim his attention, though the last thing Markus needs is another confusing relationship.

Can Sarah and Markus face the fear and doubt—and the potential loss of their lifelong friendship—to give their love a chance?

http://www.amazon.com/Think-Love-Australian-Sports-Star-ebook/dp/B010FW81H6/ref=sr_1_5?ie=UTF8&qid=1436399368&sr=8-5&keywords=iris+blobel

THANK YOU !!

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