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Wednesday, January 20, 2016

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.
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16 comments:

Lorna Peel said...

London on 3 September 1939 is in upheaval. War is inevitable. Into this turmoil steps Kate Sheridan, newly arrived from Ireland to live with her aunt and uncle, and look for work. When she meets Flight Lieutenant Charlie Butler sparks fly, but he is a notorious womaniser. Should she ignore all the warnings and get involved with a ladies man whose life will be in daily danger?

Charlie Butler has no intention of getting involved with a woman. But when he meets Kate his resolve is shattered. Should he allow his heart to rule his head and fall for a nineteen-year-old Irish girl while there is a war to fight?

Private conflicts and personal doubts are soon overshadowed. Will the horrors of war bring Kate and Charlie together or tear them apart?

Into The Unknown by Lorna Peel

Amazon
Goodreads
Excerpt

Rose Anderson said...

Enchanted Skye by Rose Anderson

Alexander MacCodrum belongs to a race of shape-shifting sea creatures living on Scotland’s Isle of Skye. When Jenna MacLeod unknowingly adds seven tears to the salt of the sea, she accidentally unleashes an ancient charm that catches the transformed Selkie unawares. Under this binding spell, Alex must win Jenna's heart, or the pain of unrequited love will drive him to take his own life. Unfortunately for Alex, Jenna hasn’t come to Skye looking for love. And worse, Jenna’s violent ex-boyfriend has found her at last, and Carl has made it perfectly clear – if he can’t have her, no one can.

Calliope's Writing Tablet
Amazon

Ruth A Casie said...

KNIGHT OF RAPTURE by Ruth A. Casie
He crossed the centuries to find her…
For months Lord Arik has been trying to find the right combination of runes to create the precise spell to rescue his wife, Rebeka, but the druid knight will soon discover that reaching her four hundred years in the future is only the beginning of his quest. He arrives in the 21st century to find her memory of him erased, his legacy on the brink of destruction, and traces of dark magick at every turn.
A threat has followed…
Bran, the dark druid, is more determined than ever to get his revenge. His evil has spread across the centuries. Arik will lose all. Time is his weapon, and he’s made sure his plan leaves no one dear to Arik, in past or present, safe from the destruction.
But their enemy has overlooked the strongest magick of all…
Professor Rebeka Tyler is dealing with more than just a faulty memory. Ownership of Fayne Manor, her home, has been called into question. Convenient accidents begin happening putting those she cares for in the line of fire. And then there’s the unexpected arrival of a strange man dressed like he belonged in a medieval fair—a man who somehow is always around when needed, and always on her mind. She doesn’t know who to trust. But one thing is certain. Her family line and manor have survived for over eleven centuries. She won’t let them fall, not on her watch… in any century.
Buy Links:
Amazon: http://amzn.to/1CtC7ad
BN: http://bit.ly/1McK4oC
KOBO: http://bit.ly/1NaqW7Q
iBook: http://apple.co/1M5o92x

www.RuthACasie.com

Daryl Devore said...

Crashing Into Love Box set – 7 fabulous authors
Lost meets Romancing the Stone--action adventure, a dash of mystery, and romance to die for.

Seven planes lift off…seven planes crash…seven stories of struggle, passion and love in the barren Canadian Wilderness, the coast of England, or the steamy heat of a tropical island. Romance hangs in the balance between survival and death.

Crashing into Love

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Victoria Adams said...

Red Tulip – contemporary romance with a little twist of mystery - Darcy O'Calahann, a junior gardener from a small mid-western town, is trying to make her way in the big city.
Shamus McRae is a wealthy bachelor with a mysterious family past.
Are Darcy's eyes playing tricks on her? Is she losing her mind? Or is there really a Red Tulip tying her and Shamus together?
Red Tulip - Amazon
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Alice Orr said...

A WRONG WAY HOME
Riverton Road Romantic Suspense Book 1
by Alice Orr

Matt & Kara’s Story.
All these two have in common is their hatred of Anthony Benton. Now Benton is dead and they could be suspects. People they care deeply about are suspects too. That gives Matt and Kara something else in common – a perilous search for the real killer before he murders again.

A Wrong Way Home is Book 1 in my Riverton Road Romantic Suspense series featuring the Kalli family – and beginning with Book 3 – the Miller family also in stories of danger and romance. A Wrong Way Home is a FREE eBook at Amazon and other online retailers.

Alice's Website. Alice Orr Books

Alice's Books. Amazon Author Page

Casi McLean said...

A ghost town submerged beneath Atlanta's famous man-made Lake Lanier reportedly lures victims to a watery grave. But when Lacey Montgomery's car spins out of control and hurtles into the depths of the icy water, she awakens in the arms of a stranger, in a town she's never heard of––34 years before she was born.

When the 2012 lawyer tangles with the 1949 hunk, fire and ice swirl into a stream of sweltering desire. Bobby Reynolds is smitten the moment the storm-ravaged woman opens her eyes and, despite adamant protest, Lacey falls in love with a town destined for extinction, and the man who vows to save his legacy. Threatened by a nefarious stalker, the wrath of bootleggers, and twists of fate, can the couple find the key to the mysterious portal before time rips them apart, or will their star-crossed spirits wander forever through a ghost town buried beneath the lake.

Beneath The Lake Amazon Link: http://amzn.to/1UbGoU2

Casi's Website: www.CasiMcLean.com

Janice Croom said...

CAN A BROTHER FROM ANOTHER PLANET FIND LOVE?

Homer is an alien from the planet Bronzeville. In a small West Virginia town, he’s running final tests on the XM-14, an android designed to save trapped miners. All he wants is to finish XM-14 and return to his planet.

Jasmine is a firefighter. She still lives in the town of her birth and has led an unremarkable life until this full page ad ran on Black Friday:
Whatever you want.
Whenever you want.
For however long you want.
Build-a-Mate. Available this Christmas.

Unbeknownst to Homer, his technology made Build a Mate possible. Unbeknownst to Jasmine, until the ad ran anyway, XM-14, aka Build a Mate, looks exactly like her. So who could blame Jasmine for bursting into Homer’s office and demanding her face back.

Can a brother from another planet and a small town girl right this wrong and in so doing find a love that spans the galaxy?

Build a Mate Available on Amazon
Janice Croom web site

Rosalie Redd said...

Untouchable Lover by Rosalie Redd

Gods from the planet Lemuria start a war over Earth’s most precious resource—water. In the midst of chaos, a king discovers an untouchable female, one who may be the last hope for his dwindling species and his empty heart.

Rosalieredd.com
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Jo Grafford said...

VIKING BY DAY, 3rd in the Vikings Saga

Another unputdownable Fantasy Historical Romance!

Under constant attack, Branwyn and Eirik sail to his homeland with plans to marry in a fortnight. A giantess of the feared Jotun tribe meets them at the city gates, claiming she is also his fiancĂ© according to a treaty arranged in his absence. By law, the two women must compete for Eirik’s hand in marriage through the challenging and sometimes deadly Hand Fasting Games. If Branwyn loses, the man she loves will be forced to marry her opponent. If she wins, their marriage will likely spark another war with the Jotuns.

99 cents on Amazon: http://amzn.com/B017F5I586

Also...grab your free copy of the first in this series by signing up for Jo's newsletter at www.JoGrafford.com!

Happy reading, y'all!
Jo

Bonnie Phelps said...

Zach Kincaid was definitely not what Ashley Drayton was looking for – one more risk-taking, bad boy to add to that long list of narcissistic, jerks who kept breaking her heart. Well, she was fed up. From here on out, bad boys need not apply. So how in the world had this cocky, confident cowboy charmed his way into her affections? She sure wasn’t going to succumb without a fight.

Ashley Drayton looked like the typical, spoiled Southern Belle that made Zach turn tail and head for the hills. As a champion team roper on the rodeo circuit and ranch owner, he sure didn’t need the complications a feisty, prima donna would bring to his life. When he finally did settle down, he wanted a woman strong enough to stand beside him in the hard-knock world of ranching and rodeoing.

Can a rough and rugged cowboy live happily ever after with a sassy and sophisticated socialite?

Available through all major distributors at: http://www.itsinthestory.com/books.html

Ashley York said...

Outcast and alone, Thomasina MacDonell is hell bent on finding her brother, the only person who can thwart their father's latest scheme to offer her as payment for his gambling debts. Disguised as a lad, she defiantly sets off on foot to locate him—never expecting to find a handsome, Irish warrior riding her beloved horse. Her first duty? To get back her horse no matter the cost to herself. The warrior's unexpected offer of help and unsolicited advice on how to be manlier sparks an intimate desire to reveal her more feminine side to the strong, unyielding man.

Rejected by the love of his life, Sean O'Cisoghe wants simply to return home and heal his broken heart. When a young "lad" steals the horse out from under him, he discerns the spirited woman may be in way over her head against her ruthless father. Searching for her brother while keeping her would-be betrothed at bay, Sean must confront the fact that Thomasina sparks a deep need within him to protect her as one of his own because she has stolen his heart.

Will Norman soldiers out for his blood and shifting clan alliances cut short their growing passion?

http://www.amazon.com/Irish-Warrior-Norman-Conquest-Book-ebook/dp/B01593SYQO

Barbara White Daille said...

A husband for Christmas?


Mitch Weston's back in Cowboy Creek, and self-proclaimed matchmaker Jed Garland has his single granddaughter Andi on his mind. Mitch is a lawman, good with the little ones and easy on the eyes. He and Andi were high school sweethearts, for heaven's sake! Why can't they see they're perfect for each other?

Because Andi already lost one husband to a dangerous job, and now she's all about playing it safe, for her sake and her children's. Being a cop is everything to Mitch. After discovering Jed's plan, Mitch and Andi come up with their own: they'll pretend to get engaged and then break up due to irreconcilable differences. Jed's got his work cut out for him—because this match needs a Christmas miracle!

The Lawman’s Christmas Proposal - Amazon

Amazon Author Page


Thanks, EQ!

L.M. Brown said...

When John the woodcutter realises he is about to lose the love of his life, he seeks out the wicked witch of the Enchanted Forest, hoping to buy a love potion to win his lover back. The witch refusing to help is only the start of his problems, for—on the stroke of midnight—the witch’s cottage vanishes from the Enchanted Forest with him in it.

Mathias is the grandson of a wicked witch and, like his mother and grandmother, he is cursed to be trapped in the cottage in a desolate wasteland for the rest of his life. He and the cottage only return to the Enchanted Forest on Midsummer Day each year. The last thing he needs is an unexpected house guest.

Thrown together for a year, the spark between the two men soon ignites into passion, but can John live the rest of his life in a prison and would Mat even ask him to?

Potions & Prisons by L.M. Brown
Buy link: http://mybook.to/PotionsandPrisons

James D said...

Between adjusting to life as a newlywed and trying to survive the first month of medical school, Sara Alderson has a lot on her plate. She definitely doesn’t need to start visiting other people’s dreams again. Unfortunately for her, it’s happening anyway.
Every night, she sees a different person and a different dream. But every dreamer has one thing in common: they all hate Dr. Morris, the least popular professor in the medical school, and they’re all dreaming about seeing him – or making him – dead.

Once again, Sara finds herself in the role of unwilling witness to a murder before it happens. But this time, there are too many suspects to count, and it doesn’t help matters that she hates Dr. Morris every bit as much as any of his would-be murderers do.

Dream Doctor is the second book of the Dream Series.

Dream Doctor on Amazon
Dream Doctor on Audiobook

Mickie Sherwood said...

Templet's Tasty Tails


Will the Bayou Cowboy's affections corral the Skeptical Surrogate's love?


Web Designer Erika Washington's contract with her childhood best friend covers all possibilities about her pregnancy. But one unpredictable event redirects her future. As a donor-surrogate, what does one do when fate changes the plan and claims the lives of the intended parents? If you're the selfless, strong-willed Erika Washington, you mount a defense to keep your baby.


Entrepreneur Booker Templet, owner of Templet's Tasty Tails, secretly agrees to help his first cousin by being a donor for his baby. However, unfortunate circumstances change the course of Booker’s life. After he learns the identity of the other donor, Booker plans to be a part of his child's life. No matter what.


Will Erika and Booker battle over custody of the baby? Will their horrible loss help them find consolation in each other's arms? Or will fate intervene yet again?



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