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Thursday, December 6, 2018

Gray Horizon by CB Samet - Book Tour - Guest Post - Giveaway - Enter Daily!

Hello lovelies!  It gives me great pleasure today to host CB Samet and her new book, “Gray Horizon”!  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 $20 Amazon or Barnes and Noble Gift Card!!  Also, come back daily to interact with CB and to increase your chances of winning!

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

Gray Horizon
by CB Samet


GENRE: Thriller



Sworn enemies. A stolen nuclear weapon. And the clock's ticking.

When Dr. Lillian Whyte learns a nuclear weapon is on the loose in Europe, she collides with a ruthless mercenary from her past. Isolated from her husband, a former CIA operative, Lillian tries to covertly help track the weapon. As she he joins the race to stop the bomb, she is drawn into a deadly game of chase. Despite her efforts, those intent on global catastrophe remain one step ahead of her.

As Lillian faces the fears of her past and deadliness of the present, can she secure the future of the world?



“Dr. Whyte,” a guttural voice greeted her.

Her blood turned frigid and her stomach lurched as her heart thudded against her ribcage. As long as she lived, she would never forget that deep German accent—the voice of one of her captors nine years ago in Kenya.

The one that got away.

She was fairly certain Ivan Kleist would have only one reason for tracking her down: revenge.

Springing from the bench seat, she lashed a leg out into his gut. She saw a brief look of surprise on his pale face before she took off in a sprint.

Why now? Nine years he had waited.

The calculating killer had waited until she was out of the United States and away from Sean to corner her. She dashed in the direction of her hotel. Would she be safe in the lobby? In her room?

She slung her purse over her shoulder. Her phone was in the outer pocket, but she would have to slow down to make a call. Not happening. She would not slow until she reached the hotel.

Could she beat him to the hotel? His legs were longer, but she was ten years younger. But he probably hadn’t already logged twenty-six thousand steps for the day, as she had.

From her peripheral vision, Lillian saw an enormous object barreling toward her like a freight train. She barely had time to brace herself before Ivan plowed into her. She felt like she had been tackled by a linebacker. His large arms encircled her as she sailed to the ground. They rolled through the grass, her body encased by his.

He was so large he could probably crush the life out of her with his arms. She gasped for air. He wasn’t crushing her, but his grip was immobilizing.

Grunting, he hauled her to her feet. “Settle down, hase. Little white rabbit.”

Lillian, still dazed and sucking wind after her sprint, hardly put up a fight as he dragged her into an alley. Looking around frantically, her eyes couldn’t focus long enough to see anyone within shouting distance. She clawed at his large hand blocking her mouth from screaming.



Five Reasons You Should Read My Book

1. Perfectly timed thriller. In a world where nuclear weapons are wide spread and Korea is bomb testing (there's only one reason to test bombs), Gray Horizon fits right in. Have you seen the latest Mission Impossible? Yep. Small, portable nuclear weapons ... they can happen. Did you see Amazon Prime's Jack Ryan series? Not only were the character and script brilliant (loved the female infectious disease doctor), but biomedical warfare is a scary reality ... and I covered that ground in the Whyte Knight (2017).

2. We want heroines. Wonder Woman took the box office by storm. It was great entertainment and fed our craving for strong women in fiction. I love the quote 'She needed a hero, so she became one' (Robin Reed). The heroin of Gray Horizon and the Dr. Whyte thriller series (Lillian Whyte) doesn't have superpowers, and her struggle is real. She has only her wits and determination to keep her afloat in the chaos of a stolen nuclear weapon.

3. Villains enthrall us. Gray Horizon has its share of deadly threats--a North Korean super assassin, a German mercenary for hire, a greedy American entrepreneur. Which of these seeks to unleash devastation and which will have a change of heart?

4. Continuous entertainment. The thriller ride doesn't have to end with Gray Horizon. There are three books in the series, all featuring Lillian facing daunting obstacles from war mongers to terrorists with biomedical weapons to nuclear bombs. I have also published The Rider Files, a suspense series featuring a whole new set of good guys vs bad guys (with books 1-3 out).

5. A freebie. In the back of Gray Horizon is a link to sign up for my newsletter. Once you sign up, your first email will have a link to download a pdf file of CIA officer Jenning's redacted dossier (TOP SECRET, no sharing). (Hint: you can also sign up for the newsletter at www.cbsamet.com and get the dossier first).



Christina is a practicing physician, mother of two boys and a terrier, and wife to a caring and supportive husband.

“I grew up reading Tom Clancy, Michael Crichton, and the Bourne books. I write seeking to create that level of action and intrigue but with female heroines. I love the quote, ‘She needed a hero. So she became one.’ My novels have empowered women overcoming powerful obstacles and the strong men who support them.”



Christina’s adorable furbaby/writing companion



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  1. Thanks so much for bringing to our attention another great book out there to read. I appreciate hearing about them since I have so many readers in my family.

  2. Thanks for hosting! Wishing everyone a happy holiday this season!
    --CB Samet

  3. What books are you looking forward to read in 2019? Congrats on the release. Bernie Wallace BWallace1980(at)hotmail(d0t)com

    1. I'm currently reading The President is Missing. After that, I may do Pillars of the Earth followed by Of Blood and Bone. --CB Samet

  4. This sounds great. What a cute writing companion!

    1. Thank you! R-2 is my dog's name (all of my husband's dogs have been named for Star Wars characters). She's thirteen this October so she's been my long time writing and running companion. --CB Samet

  5. How long did it take you to write your book? Congrats on the release. Bernie Wallace BWallace1980(at)hotmail(d0t)com