4/01/2013

Blurb Tour & GIVEAWAY ~ Bolted By Meg Benjamin


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Come Along With Us On This Blitz Tour

April 1:  Jody's Book Reviews and Giveaways
April 1:  STOP 2  Delighted Reader
April 2:  TBQ's Book Palace
April 3:  My Reading Obsession
April 4:  Romancing Rakes For The Love of Romance
April 5:  JeanzBookReadNReview
April 5:  STOP 2  Tinasbookreviews  



Meg will be awarding a $10 Amazon GC to a randomly drawn commenter during the tour.

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BLURB:

Sometimes you have to get lost before you can find yourself.

The Promise Harbor Wedding, Book 2

Greta Brewster McBain in a bind. Two, if she’s really counting. First there’s the can-barely-breathe, bridesmaid’s dress from hell. Second, the stranger who just carried her “perfect” brother’s fiancée out the church door has made it impossible to tell her own mother about her own divorce. Rather than confirm her reputation as the family screw-up, Greta takes a drive to clear her head.

Trapped in a hole and unable to reach his cell phone, Hank Mitchell is resigned to becoming a permanent part of his own archeological dig when help arrives—in the form of a woman who looks like a Gone With The Wind refugee. Behind the ruffles and lace, though, is something he appreciates: a woman who isn’t afraid

of a little dirt.

Their instant connection draws Greta into the eccentric world of the Hotel Grand, where she impulsively trades her hoopskirts for an apron. Soon things are getting hot, not only in the hotel kitchen, but in Hank’s arms...

Warning: Contains hot moonlit sex, a melancholy turtle, two wisecracking seniors, and the world’s ugliest bridesmaid dress.
 
 


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Excerpt: 

 What he saw next almost convinced Hank he was hallucinating. The woman was dressed like something out of a movie: a huge bell-shaped skirt covered with ruffles, a wide sash at the waist, a low-cut neckline that stretched across her shoulders and revealed what looked to be more-than-respectable breasts. After a moment, she knelt at the edge, peering down at him, and he saw short brownish hair and dark eyes. “Hi,” she said.

“Hi.” He took a quick breath, hoping to god she was real and not a particularly bizarre dream. “Could you possibly come down here and give me a hand? I’m stuck.”

She frowned slightly, dark eyes narrowing. “Possibly. What do you need exactly?”

“My foot’s wedged in here.” He pointed to his foot, still jammed between the two large rocks. “Maybe you could help me pull the rocks apart so I could get loose.”

She frowned, considering. “How about just taking your shoe off?”

He shook his head. “I tried that. It’s too tight. I can’t get my foot out of the shoe.”

“Oh.” She was still frowning. “Okay, just a minute.” She disappeared from the edge, and for a moment he was unreasonably afraid she’d gone. Then he saw the bell-shaped skirt at the top of the ladder. “Hang on, this may take a while,” she said cheerfully. “This skirt isn’t exactly made for climbing up and down ladders.”

“That’s okay, take your time. Don’t hurt yourself.” He leaned back slightly against the side of the excavation. He still wasn’t entirely sure he wasn’t hallucinating, but at least it was more entertaining than standing there wondering if he could amputate his own foot with his pocketknife.

He watched the huge green skirt floating slowly down the ladder. Given the half of the girl he could see from the waist up, he assumed there were legs and a rear end under there somewhere, but there was no telling from what he could see currently. She looked a little like one of those dolls that had only a cone underneath the costume.

The girl in the green dress reached the bottom of the ladder, lifting up her skirt to step free. She was wearing white running shoes, he noted. Good thing, too. She probably couldn’t have gotten down that ladder if she’d had to worry about her shoes along with her skirt.

She gave him a bright smile, pushing her bangs out of her eyes. “Now what?”

“My foot’s sort of wedged in here at the base of the wall. Maybe you could push the rocks on one side and I could push on the other. I don’t have enough leverage to do it all myself.”

The girl frowned again. “Let me give it a try.” She bent down at his feet, giving him a great view of her cleavage.

Jesus, Mitchell, she’s trying to help you. Do not ogle her.


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Author Bio: 

Meg Benjamin is an award-winning author of contemporary romance for Samhain Publishing and paranormal romance for Berkley InterMix. Her books have won an EPIC Award for Contemporary Romance, the Romantic Times Reviewers’ Choice Award, the New England Romance Writers Beanpot Award, and the Holt Medallion among other honors. Meg lives in Colorado.

 

Her Website: http://www.MegBenjamin.com
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Meg loves to hear from readers—contact her at: meg@megbenjamin.com


Meg will be awarding a $10 Amazon GC to a randomly drawn commenter during the tour. So be sure to leave a comment at every stop!

15 comments:

  1. I love the cover.
    Kvmatlock(AT)gmail(DOT)com

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  2. Thank you guys for commenting. Yes the cover on this book is awesome. Hey GF I will always host when I can, lol! Slacking off now, I am taking a short vacation to my sisters, I need a break!!

    God bless,
    Jody

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  3. Hi everybody--yes, I love my cover. From the wonderful Angela Waters.

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  4. What a fun excerpt. I can hardly wait to read this book.

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  5. Sounds really interesting, would you recommend needing to read book 1 first?

    fencingromein at hotmail dot com

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  6. Ha! Moonlight sex and a melancholy turtle??? I don't know where to even start!!

    andralynn7 AT gmail DOT com

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  7. Sounds like a fun read, I enjoyed the excerpt.

    Kit3247(at)aol(dot)com

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  8. thank you for the amazing excerpt :) this book is on my TBR list now

    lilypondreads at gmail dot com

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  9. Thank you all for the great comments. And Meg thank you for stopping in and commenting back about the cover, it does rock!

    Have a great day everyone :-)

    God bless,
    Jody

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  10. Thanks everybody! The Promise Harbor books can be read separately, but they're more fun to read together. Kelly Jamieson's Jilted is already out, with Syd Somers's Busted coming out April 16 and Erin Nicholas's Hitched coming on April 30. All four are on sale right now at http://www.samhainpublishing.com/

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  11. I'm loving the warning & the gorgeous cover.

    marypres(AT)gmail(DOT)com

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  12. That is such a cute cover. It gives off a humorous, lively feel. I think I would like this book!

    mestith at gmail dot com

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  13. I love how the first line of the blurb is so true. I would love to read this book :) Thanks for sharing!
    oddball2003 at hotmail dot com

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  14. Sorry I'm late to the party. Meg is a new-to-me author and after reading the excerpt of this book, her stuff is going on my BTB list. This one sounds like a whole lot of fun.

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