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Wednesday, August 26, 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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Peggy Jaeger said...

FIRST IMPRESSIONS
released date 9/23/15

Family Practice Doctor Clarissa Rogers’ first impression of Padric Cleary is biased and based on gossip. The handsome, charming veterinarian is considered a serial dater and commitment-phobic by his family and most of the town. Relationship shy, Clarissa refuses to lose her heart to a man who can’t pledge himself to her forever.

Pat Cleary, despite his reputation, is actually looking for "The One." When he does give his heart away, he wants it to be for life. With his parent’s marriage as his guidebook, he wants a woman who will be his equal and soul mate in every way.

Can Pat convince everyone – including Clarissa – she’s the only woman for him?

http://amzn.to/1Kvp1qY
peggyjaeger.com

Margo Bond Collins said...

Opposing the Cowboy

Never trust a good kisser...

Yoga teacher LeeAnn Walker has no desire to see the unspoilt beauty of her grandmother's ranch violated by a greedy oil company. But unless she finds the paperwork confirming she owns the mineral rights, that's exactly what could happen. The worst part? The guy spearheading the whole mess is none other than the hot and sexy stranger LeeAnn just kissed to make her ex jealous.

Jonah Hamilton thought his day was looking up until he found out the gorgeous blonde who kissed the hell out of him is the same stubborn woman he came to town for. And she's not too happy to find out she might be forced to allow drilling on her land.

But Jonah has a job to do, even if LeeAnn tempts him to turn his professionalism into something much more personal...

http://www.entangledpublishing.com/opposing-the-cowboy/

http://www.margobondcollins.net

Jane Leopold Quinn said...

Just out, Welcome to Dust, part 1 of a new serial Smokin' Hot Mini Tales of the Olde West.

Welcome to Dust is the first of an erotic two-part serial and ends with a cliffhanger.

Dust, a town on the edge of nowhere, has a lot going on.

Eve Storm tends bar at the Emerald Saloon and yearns to increase her savings to go home back East. The fly in her ointment is the gorgeous cowboy who comes in all the time.

Brandon Prosper, federal marshal undercover as a simple cowboy, cannot stay away from Eve. She doesn't have a problem keeping away from him though and thwarts his attempts at seduction at every turn.

Dust, the Emerald Saloon, and its denizens are the centerpieces in this erotic historical western two-part serial about a down and out town, train robbers, female saloon owners and bartenders, and hunky lawmen. Welcome to Dust is just the beginning…

For sale here - http://amzn.com/B014BWWF7I
Jane Leopold Quinn - http://janeleopoldquinn.blogspot.com

Catherine Kean said...

Here is the back blurb from A KNIGHT'S SEDUCTION:

Grieving for her young suitor killed during a prisoner escape, Lady Claire Sevalliere plans to leave the great castle at Wode to live with her aunt. Claire will remain a maiden, devoted to her beloved who died. However, before she can depart, Wode is besieged. Claire is taken hostage.

Determined to provoke a confrontation with his sire, Tye, the illegitimate son of Lord Geoffrey de Lanceau, lays claim to Wode, the de Lanceau family castle. Tye looks forward to the battle in which he will slay his father. It’s the destiny for which Tye’s vengeful mother raised him. Yet, when Tye meets Claire, who challenges his authority, he is intrigued. He’d never be worthy of Claire’s love, but he’ll enjoy the challenge of seducing her. He soon finds he is the one seduced by Claire's innocent beauty and intelligence. She brings light to his dark, tormented soul.

As battle draws near, Tye’s past catches up with him. At risk of losing Claire, he must confront his greatest torment—and his destiny changes forever.

Available on Kindle, Nook, and Kobo

http://www.amazon.com/Knights-Seduction-Book-ebook/dp/B0106VDBA8/

http://www.catherinekean.com

Stephanie Cage said...

Perfect Partners
By Stephanie Cage

“What’s he doing back in London after all this time?”

Eight years ago, Lisa Darby’s dancing partner and first love, Redmond Carrington, left London for a fun summer on the cruise ships – and never came back. Lisa’s grown up a bit since then, and she’d like to think she’s prepared for anything, but when Red comes back from America with a proposal for her, she’s not sure she’s ready for what he’s suggesting.

A TV studio is filming a knockout competition of six of the world’s best couples – each of them partners both on and off the dance floor. Redmond wants Lisa to pose as his girlfriend so that they can compete. It’s an unbelievable opportunity for an aspiring professional dancer, and the spectacular prize money would help save Lisa’s beloved dance studio, which is in need of major renovation. Scooping the prize is going to take the performance of a lifetime from Lisa and Redmond, but with the sizzling tension between them, they might just pull it off.

It turns out that putting on an act for the cameras is the least of Lisa’s worries. As time goes on and she rediscovers her feelings for Redmond, she’s left questioning what’s really behind his offer, and where their partnership is heading this time.

http://www.amazon.com/Perfect-Partners-Stephanie-Cage/dp/1440563411/

Sophia Ryan said...

SIN CITY ALIBI by Sophia Ryan
Comes out this Friday!!!

Sometimes what happens in Vegas follows you home.

Jumping libido-first into a clichĂ© Vegas fling is the last thing on Dani Parker’s mind when she flies to Sin City for some R&R after her lover/boss, Elliott, dumps her. But an innocent night of flirty fun with a sexy hunk she knows only as Matt whirlwinds into a sinfully hot weekend. Back home, she discovers her boss has been murdered, her Vegas fling is heading the investigation into financial irregularities for the company she works for, and she's smack-dab in the middle of both.

Matt Collins has filled his life with work and no-strings sex since the day his heart went on lock-down. No woman ever cracked that lock. Until Dani. Now all he wants is her in his bed and in his life, but the odds for success are stacked against him. She can't accept his conditions for love, there's evidence suggesting she and her former lover embezzled from the company, and the cops arrest her for Elliott’s murder. His gut tells him she's innocent and he wasn't just an alibi, but his heart remembers the brutal past that still haunts him.

When everything Matt and Dani hold dear is on the line, they’ll learn that sometimes risking everything leads to the most satisfying payouts.

Sophia Ryan Books

Carol Henry said...

NOTHING SHORT OF A MIRACLE blurb: Gabriella Rumsey’s life is turned upside down when a car crash claims the lives of her sister and brother-in-law and she becomes an instant mother to her three-month old niece. Her family gone, her finances limited, her degree and career path on hold, how is she ever going to manage motherhood on her own?

Chad Hempstead, an author of action-packed crime novels, is jaded by love. His ex-fiancĂ©e dragged him through court for financial gain. No way is he ever going to let a female take advantage of his fame and fortune again. But when he walks into his parents’ home and finds sexy Gabriella Rumsey, whose car he rear-ended two days earlier, ensconced in a Normal Rockwell Christmas scene, his heart has a hard time listening to his head.

With the two of them living under the same roof during the holidays, it will be nothing short of a miracle if they are able to work out their differences, and keep their hands off each other long enough to discover the bonds that will bring them together.
AMAZON ENCORE EXCLUSIVE, release date August 25, 2015:
http://www.amazon.com/Carol-A.-Henry/e/B001KDYKQ6

website: http://www.carolhenry.org

Ava Mallory said...

Milan's Return by Grae Lily & Ava Mallory

He thought he said goodbye to what was taken away from him, then, a desperate phone call, threatening everything that his family worked so hard to obtain, sent him right back to the place that ripped his heart into shreds. Forced to face his past, Milan finds himself at the center of yet another nightmare and staring into the hauntingly beautiful face of a woman who could save him from himself. Can he withstand another round of uncertainty and find all that he never knew he needed?

Available for FREE with Kindle Unlimited. http://amzn.to/1NI1MPR

website: http://novelistgraelily.wix.com/graelily

Savanna Kougar said...

BRANDED BY THE TEXANS

Blurb ~

What can three Texans do to a woman’s body and heart?
Kylie is about to find out.
Beyond her wildest dreams.
On a parallel Earth.

It’s 2009... Kylie is on the run from the law for a crime she didn’t commit. A promising doctoral student, she’s lost everyone and almost everything, except for what she stows in her car.

It’s 2009... Dillon, Dono and Dash are three brothers desperate for a wife to brand as their own. The Union made women scarce in the Three Star Republic by releasing a bio weapons’ plague. These tough-as-leather Texans will do anything for a woman.
~~~

Available Ebook & Print: ~http://bookstrand.com/branded-by-the-texans~

HAPPY READING AND ROPIN' !

Savanna

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

Janice Croom said...

DEATH OF AN IDIOT BOSS

Ever had a boss you'd happily kill?
Somebody beat her to it.

Corporate climber Kadence MacBride is smashing the glass ceiling with her size ten pumps, or so she thinks. Not only does she get passed over, her promotion goes to her idiot employee, and he becomes her new boss.

Worst day ever, or so she thinks. Worst doesn't have a floor, and idiots tend to get themselves killed.

Losing a promotion—bad
Becoming a prime murder suspect—Worst thing ever

There are some things you don't delegate. Adding amateur sleuth to her resume, Kadence sets out to find the real killer. Between unearthing Civil Rights era secrets someone would rather stay buried and fending off a cop driven by expediency over truth, Kadence may end up trading her red power suit for an orange jumpsuit.

If you like an amateur sleuth with attitude, you'll love Kadence MacBride.

Death of an Idiot Boss available on Amazon

Janice Croom web site

Kyra Halland said...

URDAISUNIA (epic romantic fantasy)

Urdaisunia, once favored by the gods above all other lands, now lies defeated and in ruins. The gods, displeased by the Urdais' weakness, have turned their backs on the land and left it to die.

Rashali, a widowed Urdai peasant, has vowed to destroy the conquering Sazars and restore Urdaisunia to greatness, but her people are too broken by famine, plague, and poverty to fight.

Prince Eruz, heir to the Sazar throne, is driven by his conscience to do what is best for all the people of Urdaisunia, Urdai and Sazar alike. His father the King views his concern for the Urdai as an unforgivable weakness, and Eruz must walk a dangerous line between loyalty and treason to do what he believes is right.

When Rashali and Eruz meet by chance, the gods take notice. As Rashali struggles to find a way to free her people and Eruz risks all to bring peace to the land, a divine wager sends peasant and prince on intertwining paths of danger, love, and war in their fight to save the land they both love - Urdaisunia.

Urdaisunia on Amazon
Kyra Halland web site

TessaBerkley said...

Road to Glory
by Tessa Berkley

Glory Beebe intends to fulfill her deceased father’s dream of breeding bulls for the rodeo. When her foreman offers her ranch as a refuge for a rodeo rider broken in body and spirit, she must pull her own broken and betrayed heart together and do her best to accommodate a man who was a hero in her eyes. Once bitten twice shy, it won't be easy.
Still limping, and haunted by being trampled, champion bull rider, Travis Hargrove fears he's lost his courage, yet he's determined to win back his place in the competition. When the rodeo instead offers him the job of outside stock contractor, Travis hesitates. Being near a woman with spunk and the bluest eyes he’s ever seen is not what he needs. But it might be enough to get him back on the road to Glory.
A scarred hero. A man-shy heroine. Can the fulfillment of a dream save them both?
To read more or purchase your copy, use the link below.
bitly.com/1Jh9cYA

Nancy said...

Cupid's Beau by Nan O'Berry
A chance meeting in a snowstorm finds Desiree Warren falling in love with a politician running for election. Not quite sure she believes in love, it takes the wink from a cupid to get her heart rolling in the right direction, but is Garrett Jefferson the man of her dreams, her Cupid's Beau?

99cent short novela. To purchase your ebook copy use the link below.
http://amzn.to/1MFXEPx

Iris Blobel said...

LOVE WILL FIND YOU

After his father’s heart attack, Australian Football League player Tyson Gaspaldi takes his parents on holiday to a small place at the New South Wales coast.

One morning, following a surfing session, he comes across a crying woman on the beach. Everything about her intrigues him, and he can’t walk away. She’s not only sexy and humble, but, as he soon finds out, vulnerable as well.

It’s only been a few months since Katie Cassidy lost her sister in a car accident.

Still overwhelmed by the loss, a chance encounter on the beach with an attractive stranger awakens unexpected emotions inside her. She’s instantly drawn to his caring nature, but also his looks.

However, Tyson’s past quickly catches up with them, causing Katie’s childhood demons to return, and the road to romance becomes anything but smooth.

http://www.amazon.com/Love-Will-Find-Australian-Sports-ebook/dp/B00NMYIVDE/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1440639635&sr=8-1&keywords=IRIS+BLOBEL&pebp=1440639637070&perid=04SMW0JH4Q8AD0ZQAHJX

THANK YOU :-)

Sandra Cox said...

It’s a dirty job, but some mutant’s got to do it…

Joel Eisler is a mutant with special talents. He can detect an oil leak in the ocean simply by tasting the water. Because of this unique ability, he’s been purchased by a large oil company, along with his dolph sister, Amy. The upside of spending his days and nights in the ocean is that it gives him the opportunity to save the lives of his brother dolphins. The downsides are life as a closely monitored slave—and that he can’t be with Piper, the dolph-girl he loves…

To make matters worse, Joel discovers the lab he grew up in has extracted his sperm and Piper’s egg and created a baby, and his handler, Craven, is plotting to kidnap Amy for more experiments. Now Joel must rescue the infant, bring her to Piper, and find a way to save Amy. And if that’s not enough of a challenge, he needs to convince Piper she belongs with him instead of her all-too-human boyfriend—if Craven doesn’t get to them first…
http://www.amazon.com/Love-Lattes-Danger-Mutants-Book-ebook/dp/B00PP2ZXC8/ref=asap_bc?ie=UTF8
http://sandracox.blogspot.com
Thanks!