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Monday, January 22, 2018

Hanami by V.C. Buckley - Book Tour - Book Trailer - Guest Post - Giveaway - Enter Daily!


Hi lovelies! It gives me great pleasure today to host V.C. Buckley and her new book, “Hanami”!  For other stops on her Goddess Fish Promotions Book Tour, please click on the banner above or any of the images in this post.

Be sure to make it to the end of this post to enter to win a $10 Amazon or Barnes and Noble Gift Card!!  Also, come back daily to interact with V.C. and to increase your chances of winning!

Thanks for stopping by!  Wishing you lots of luck in this fabulous giveaway!


Hanami
by V.C. Buckley

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GENRE: New Adult, Romantic Suspense

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BLURB:

SAKURA SHINTANI is the Dragon Clan heir-Japan's most notorious crime dynasty. But can she keep this fact a secret from the prying brats of Oniyuri Academy?

She tries to stay out of their radar while mastering her demons and keeping her murderous temper under control, but having the face of an angel only attracts everyone's attention... including the arrogant heir to Asia's most powerful tycoon, KENJIN KIYOHARA.

He senses the danger, but Sakura is too interesting to be left alone.

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EXCERPT TWO:

He snatched her backpack and swung it around his shoulder.

“Hey!” she protested, lunging for it.

Jin stepped aside, evading her grasp. He smiled to himself, taking long strides toward his car. He could hear her feet going after him.

Mr. Fujimaru was already by the car, holding the door open. His guards stood waiting like goons by the sidewalk.

“Look,” she said, grabbing his elbow before he could duck into his car, “I don’t care if you rescued me. I am not going with you! I don’t even know you!”

Her words cut right through him.

She lunged for her bag again, but Jin threw it into the farthest corner of the back seat.

He looked at her tilting his head down, their height difference apparent. He thought about what she said.

She doesn’t know me? His forehead creased. Was he really that invisible to her? He felt like someone had just slapped him across the face. He took one long look at her before ducking into his car.

He was confused. Any girl would jump at the chance to be with him—she should have been honored and groveling at his feet for rescuing her! What was wrong with her?

He felt her slide into the seat next to him, her knees slightly touching the side of his thigh. But before he could think, she reached across him, leaning her upper body against his lap to grab her bag. Jin froze.

She straightened back up, clutching her bag to her chest. Her eyes met his with a piercing glare, and a wave of heat suddenly swept over him.

Jin looked away, landing his gaze on her reflection on the car door window. Even with an angry face, she still looked so beautiful.

Jin smiled, tilting his head to the side to get a better look. I should stop this, he told himself, but it was too late. She was too interesting to be left alone.

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BOOK TRAILER:


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GUEST POST:

5 Reasons you should read HANAMI and fall in love with it:

1.) Because it’s a unique love story that hasn’t been told this way before.
-I’m sure you’ve heard the typical story of the arrogant heartthrob falling in love with the beautiful new student the moment their eyes met that first day of school. But this time, imagine that gorgeous new student was really a secret mob boss to a notorious crime family, and that arrogant heartthrob who is used to getting what he wants has no idea just how dangerous the new object of his attention is.

2.) Because Kenjin Kiyohara is HOT, with a capital H.
        …and he knows it…everybody knows it. How can he not when he has his own little mob of trailing fan-girls awaiting his arrival in school everyday.  But because of this, Kenjin Kiyohara expects all women to swoon when they see him. It happens often enough for him to safely expect so…until that first day of school, when he met the new girl for the first time. She didn’t seem to know who he was. And not only that… she looked like she wanted to kill him!

3.) Because Sakura Shintani is a Badass, and you need to meet her!
        -Being the sole heir to the Dragon Clan isn’t the only thing that makes Sakura a certified badass. She is highly skilled in weaponry and empty-hand combat. And not only does she have an angelic face, she has the brains to go with it too.

4.) Because you have to know what happens in the end.
        - That moment Kenjin and Sakura met is nothing compared to when Kenjin finally finds out what Sakura really was. Imagine discovering that the girl you’ve tried so hard to impress was part of a gang? And not just any gang, but one of the most notorious bloodthirsty gangs in the nation! And oh, did I mention she was the next Boss?

5.) Because it will make you want to fall in love.
        “How can I possibly be with anyone else after knowing you?…No one will ever be good enough!” –This was Kenjin’s infamous line to Sakura. Now imagine you were Sakura instead and someone said this to you… how will you respond? Take a guess at how Sakura answered him-You wouldn’t believe it!

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AUTHOR BIO:


V.C. Buckley was born in an isolated government facility and shipped off to an Island in Southeast Asia where she grew up braving tropical thunderstorms and warding off evil villains. At sixteen she was discovered by an agent and jetted off all over the world. Her stories come from gritty moments of her childhood to the glitz of her travels. She now lives in Manila with her husband, two kids and an herb garden that has hijacked her balcony.

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GIVEAWAY INFO:

V.C. will be awarding a $10 Amazon or B/N GC to a randomly drawn winner via Rafflecopter during the tour.


**This post contains affiliate links and if clicked and a purchase made I may receive a small commission to help support this blog.  This does not cost you anything, it just helps pay for all those awesome giveaways on here.**

This contest is sponsored by a third party. Fabulous and Brunette is a registered host of Goddess Fish Promotions.  Prizes are given away by the sponsors and not Fabulous and Brunette. The featured author and Goddess Fish Promotions are solely responsible for the giveaway prize.

35 comments:

  1. I enjoyed getting to know your book; congrats on the tour and thanks for the chance to win :)

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    1. Thank you so much for hosting Lisa ��
      -VC Buckley

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  2. This book is "my cup of tea", looking forward to reading it!

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    1. Thank you Nikolina!
      Let me know what you think ��
      -VC Buckley

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  3. I enjoyed the trailer, thanks for sharing!

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  4. Thanks for the opportunity. I enjoy reading

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  5. This looks like an interesting read. Thanks for the giveaway. I hope that I win. Bernie Wallace BWallace1980(at)hotmail(d0t)com

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  6. I was wondering what the author is working on next?

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    1. Thank you Cindy! Im working on the sequel to Hanami as well as another New Adult romance story :)

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  7. What types of books do you like to read?

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    1. Im a sucker for romance! Haha so I read alot of romance in all genres. I also love the classics, like Black Beauty and Moby Dick :)
      -VC Buckley

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  8. Thank you so much for dropping by and checking out Lisa’s feature in Hanami :)
    Good luck with the raffle! :)

    -VC BUCKLEY

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  9. You said above you are working on a sequel to Hanami, how many books are going to be in the series?

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  10. Hi Cindy! Just 2 and 1 special anthology with a special fan service short :)
    -VC

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  11. I was wondering what your ultimate career goal/dream is?

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  12. What kinds of books/favorite authors did you read when you were a kid?

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  13. About how many books a year do you read?

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  14. Are any of the characters in the book inspired by real people in your life?

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  15. If you could meet any author past or present who would it be and why?

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  16. Who were you rooting for yesterday, eagles or the patriots?

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  17. What's in your to read pile these days?

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  18. Are you part of any book clubs/groups and/or writing clubs/groups?

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  19. If your book was made into a show or movie who would you like to star in it?

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  20. What's your writing process/routine like?

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  21. HOw long did you have to shop your book around before it was published?

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  22. What do you do to overcome writer's block?

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  23. About how many books a month do you read?

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  24. Out of the fictional characters you have created, who is your favorite and why?

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  25. If you could meet any author past or present who would it be and why?

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  26. Do you have any special plans this weekend?

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