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Wednesday, March 23, 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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10 comments:

Val Tobin said...

Injury:

Actress Daniella Grayson puts herself in the spotlight, hoping to attract the attention of the father she believes abandoned her when she was five. Dani’s world falls apart when her father’s remains are discovered, and her mother is arrested for the murder.

In a moment of vulnerability, she turns to the handsome and caring Robert “Cope” Copeland, her limo driver, for comfort and support.

Can the budding relationship survive betrayal, Dani’s shameful past, and her obsessive ex-boyfriend?

Website: http://serenitynowgifts.com/
Amazon profile: http://www.amazon.com/Val-Tobin/e/B00KC5S69K/ref=dp_byline_cont_ebooks_1

Becky Lower said...

Don’t miss the touching conclusion to the Cotillion Ball Saga!

In 1863, America is war-weary. Fifteen-year-old Saffron Fitzpatrick, whose teenage years have been spent mourning the dead rather than dancing at her debutante ball, just wants to visit her beloved horse after being housebound due to the draft riots. A chance meeting with soldier Ezekiel Boone changes everything.

Three years ago, Ezekiel ran away with his older brothers to join the war effort, welcoming the chance for adventure. But when all four of his brothers die at Chancellorsville, he retreats home, despondent and depending on the kindness of strangers, like Saffron, who help him on the journey. They share a wild ride and a breathless kiss, parting with fond memories.

Fate reunites the couple three years later, and their former attraction rekindles as they discover unexpected common ground and begin to build a relationship. But though the war is over, a future together may still elude them … especially if Saffron’s older, protective brother and the U.S. Army have anything to say about it.
http://www.amazon.com/Forgotten-Debutante-Cotillion-Ball-ebook

CJ Matthew said...

RISKY TIDE, Dolphin Shore Shifters book 2
CJ Matthew

The Santa Barbara Channel holds a closely guarded secret…

They sent her in unprepared…
Katherine expected more than a welcome handshake and a name badge after surviving a shark attack before she arrived at SBW headquarters. But due to the recent violence she is sent along to join the Exchange Team without training to handle the midnight break-ins at an Orlando marine mammal park. Things turn bad when the memory of almost dying in the mouth of a Great White triggers a panic attack, forcing the team leader to suspend the exchange schedule.

He didn’t need an untrained team…
Peal is a SBW Team Leader with more problems than answers. A polluted lagoon, dead dolphins, and two new team members….one, a trigger-happy transfer he doesn’t trust, one, a dark-haired beauty he can’t stop thinking about. And as if that wasn’t enough, the mob doesn’t like Peal staking-out the lagoon they’ve been dumping medical waste in and sends in their hitman to stop the SBW Team.
Time is running out…
If Peal can manage to keep them alive, he still has to convince Katherine they can have more than just one passionate night together. But SBW might have something to say about that as any minute Katherine could be transferred, pulled out of Peal’s life forever.

RISKY TIDE on AMAZON: http://amzn.to/1JjcJb2
CJ Matthew's website: www.cjmatthew.com

Anma Natsu said...

“We’re just deviants, that’s all. You, me, Taka. We’re deliciously, wonderfully deviant.”

SCARRED
Seventeen-year-old Miho has spent years struggling to deal with the aftermath of a tragic accident. Between the nightmares, PTSD, depression, and her parents’ abandonment, the burden of being the sole survivor has her near her breaking point. The darkness whispers to her, promises of release from the pain, from being a burden, if she is willing to give up.

BATTERED
While the girls love classmate Shinji’s blond hair and blue eyes, to his father it’s all the proof he needs that his wife was unfaithful. Unwanted and unloved, Shinji is used to his mother’s hatred, his brother’s indifference, and his father’s violence. Male or female, he doesn’t care; his regular string of sexual partners helps him temporarily forget that he will soon have to leave the only person he loves, if he can survive that long.

CONTROLLED
As the first-born son, Shinji’s best friend Taka has known from birth that his future was not his own. He’ll go to the right schools, get the right grades, take over the family business, and produce a perfect heir with a perfect wife, just as his father dictates. Taka’s wants and desires are irrelevant; he can’t change his fate nor escape it, any more than he can protect the only person who keeps him sane.

ATTRACTED
Drawn to one another like moths to a flame, the three find themselves torn between what society deems acceptable and a happiness they never dreamed possible.

DEVIATIONS on Amazon: http://amzn.to/1UPAybh
My Website: http://anmanatsu.com

Andrea Cooper said...

CLAIMED - Book 1 Paranormal Romance

Intern Renee Maxwell has a chance at her dream job as assistant to a renowned archaeologist in exotic Turkey. Things get a little weird when she finds a unique crystal and starts hallucinating crazy yet sexy things. Her once staid boss now looks like a gorgeous demi-god and underwear model combined. Her feminist ideals are challenged with each seductive look and bit of banter he gives her, but she’s not falling for his charm.

Damon Cubins never met a woman his Incubus powers couldn’t seduce…until now. If he doesn’t find an ancient crystal, he’ll turn into a full-fledged demon. When his new Intern Renee arrives on site, wearing the exact necklace he needs to save his existence, he thinks he’s got it made until he discovers a curse is keeping him from claiming what’s his.

He doesn’t want to harm the woman who has enraptured his heart, but Damon isn’t the only dark creature seeking the crystal’s powers. Winning Renee’s love to release the curse becomes the only cure to save her life.

Forthcoming April 2016
Andrea R. Cooper

Barbara White Daille said...

In honor of St. Patrick's Day, this is from Family Matters:

FAMILY FIRST

Kerry Anne MacBride and her quirky family are a package deal—get one, you get them all. The high school art teacher is stubborn and fiercely protective of her kin, making her the absolute wrong woman for a straitlaced, hardheaded, by-the-books lawyer like Matt Lawrence, no matter how attracted she is to him. And anyway, now’s not the time for distractions! Kerry has to focus on cleaning up the latest MacBride mess: a dilapidated amusement park her uncle just bought with the life savings of a bunch of senior citizens, including Matt’s mom.

To restore Rainbow’s End, Kerry will need Matt’s help—and the luck of the Irish—because even though they clash more often than bumper cars, Kerry and Matt are about to share the wildest ride of their lives!

4.5 Top Pick from RT Book Reviews/Romantic Times.

Family Matters - Amazon

www.BarbaraWhiteDaille.com

Thanks for reading!

And thanks for the chance to share, EQ.

Janice Croom said...

Build a Mate FREE TODAY ONLY

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

Janece Hudson said...

ANGEL HOURS by Jan Hudson, set mostly in Greece, is a romantic suspense filled with action/adventure, mystery, and humor. Sensual.

Tired of living in a fishbowl, Welcome Venable is giving up modeling, has sold her Paris Agency, and is moving home to her Texas ranch. She has one last modeling job to do with her friend Meri Gabrey (from DREAM OF ME) in Greece--plus she's promised her CIA friend to deliver a package to a shop in Athens.
Before she has even boarded the plane, strange stuff starts happening. And things get worse after she lands in Athens, witnesses a murder and has to run for her life--saved by a brawny guy who seems to be acting as her guardian angel. Except that Ward Morgan is no angel. Nor is he in Athens. He's a veteran pro quarterback trying to hang on to his job in Los Angeles.
They're half a world away from each other and only meet in haunting, powerful dreams. But that's about to change when they come together in the place where, centuries before, it all began, where their love first blossomed and promises were vowed . . . and broken. The attraction between them is soul-deep and undeniable, but can Welcome once more trust him with her heart . . . and with her life?


ANGEL HOURS (We Meet Again…Bk 2) < http://amzn.com/B01D0NLNTU>
www.janhudson.com

Helen Henderson said...

Four paths--one destiny. With the power to bind souls and control all magic in the balance.

From Imprisoned in Stone:
For the crime of healing without payment, the Brethren imprisoned Dylan’s soul in stone. Centuries later, he felt the touch of another’s mind and hope for escape from his eternal prison soars. However, his potential savor’s only knowledge of him comes from an eerie message on the wall and nightmarish dreams. And, she is unaware of her latent magic--the power needed to free him.

A spell kept secret for generations.
A brotherhood thirsting for power.
Demands that cannot be obeyed.
A woman who stands to lose everything.

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Available at Amazon. For buy links and a free read of the first chapter of this action- and romance-filled fantasy, steer a course to Imprisoned in Stone excerpt page.

helenhenderson-author.blogspot.com

Amazon Author Page

Kris Bock said...

It's FREE!

Whispers in the Dark:

Archaeology student Kylie Hafford craves adventure when she heads to the remote Puebloan ruins of Lost Valley, Colorado, to excavate. Romance isn’t in her plans, but she soon meets two sexy men: Danesh looks like a warrior from the Pueblo’s ancient past, and Sean is a charming, playful tourist. Mysterious lights, murmuring voices, and equipment gone missing plague her dig. The summer heats up as Kylie uncovers mysteries, secrets, and terrors in the dark. She’ll need all her strength and wits to survive—and to save the man she’s come to love.

Whispers in the Dark, romantic suspense set in the Four Corners region of the Southwest, will appeal to fans of Mary Stewart, Barbara Michaels, and Terry Odell.

Reviewers give it a 4.3 star average: “A great read with a strong plot line & likeable characters!” Get your copy now, free March 22-25: https://www.amazon.com/author/krisbock