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Tuesday, July 23, 2019

Fear Justice by C.C. Bolick - Book Tour - Book Sale - Guest Post - Giveaway - Enter Daily!


Hi, lovelies!  It gives me great pleasure today to host C.C. Bolick and her new book, “Fear Justice”!  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 $50 Amazon or Barnes and Noble Gift Card!!!  Also, come back daily to interact with C.C. and to increase your chances of winning!

This book is on SALE during the book tour for ONLY $0.99!!!  See below for more details.

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


Fear Justice
by C.C. Bolick

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GENRE: YA Urban Fantasy

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BLURB:

Seventeen-year-old Rena Mason counts the days until she can leave for college. Every night her father drinks himself to sleep, leaving her to care for her younger brother. When her father is kidnapped by terrorists, her dreams of freedom become a nightmare.

Stunned that her father has a history with these terrorists, Rena knows she must run or be their next victim. She learns the tough guy at school has a reason to look after her - he's working for a government agency with the same goal as the terrorists: find a woman who disappeared eighteen years ago. Time is running out since only this woman's special gift can save the world from a looming nuclear attack.

Rena can't trust anyone, especially not the stone-cold agent she's falling for. Can they save the world before Rena's feelings trap her in an agent's fight for justice?

Fear Justice contains elements of fantasy, sci-fi, and paranormal, with a clean romance. It's the first book in an exciting new series called The Fear Chronicles.

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EXCERPT TWO:

“Rena,” Dad said. “Are you okay?”

I turned to where he stood, a few feet from the camper’s door. “It’s nothing. Thought I heard a noise in the woods.”

He walked to the edge of trees and peered into the darkness beyond. In his right hand, he held a bottle of water. His left hand, bent and scarred making his fingers barely able to move, hung at his side. “There’s nothing here but a squirrel. Surely you’re not afraid of a squirrel.”

“I’m not afraid of anything,” I said.

Dad smiled and walked toward the water’s edge. “I believe you on that one.”

I moved to stand by his side. “Did you fix the pool?”

“Good as new or until someone else loses a retainer and stops it up. Are you thinking of going swimming?”

“Not tonight.”

“What are you thinking of, Rena?”

“Where did Coach Andrews find you?”

“Sleeping off a hangover in the back room of a bar down on Railroad Street. Jacob told me you were worried, and with good reason. I promise not to let that happen again.”

“I thought something might have happened to you. I should have called you when—”

Dad put an arm around my shoulders. “No, I should have called. I let my demons take over and I wasn’t here to look after you and Alfie.”

“We were fine.”

“Because of you. I never imagined you growing up without your mother. I always knew the day would come when you realized what I really am inside. Your brother still has a way to go.” He looked down at me. “Thank you for not making him hate me yet.”

“No one hates you, Dad. We just want you to be here. Really here, with us all the time, not out drinking.”

“I deserved that.” Pulling away, Dad moved closer to the water. “You’re strong, Rena, like your mother. And smart. Thank goodness you didn’t turn out like me.”

“I’ve been applying for scholarships. My counselor thinks I’ve got a good shot at getting money for school. I’ve kept a 4.0 in every class and I want to get into a school that teaches aerospace engineering.”

“You want to be an engineer?” His eyes stayed on the water. “That would make your mother proud.”

“What about you?”

“Everything you do makes me proud.”

“I want out of this town,” I said, barely above a whisper. “I don’t want to live like this.”

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GUEST POST:

10 Things Most People Don’t Know About Me:

1.)  I wanted to go to school for some type of writing degree. I ended up in engineering by accident.

2.)  I’m perfectly content spending time alone with my thoughts. These ‘breaks’ from reality are when I plot my stories – maybe while waiting for a meeting to start or in line at the DMV. Eating alone in a restaurant doesn’t bother me. Since my husband hates the movies, I often go by myself. Please don’t tell anyone I can finish the whole popcorn bucket without help.

3.)  When reading, I tend to skip long paragraphs of exposition and go straight for the dialogue. To some this would be a sin. Just being honest.

4.)  I’m terrified of social media. Until publishing my first book, I’d never used Facebook. As in never ever clicked on the site for any reason. Learning about marketing has been a long journey for me.

5.)  I would never live in a colder place than Alabama.

6.)  I’m horrible at remembering dates. I keep a planner and write down every appointment.

7.)  I often love the books/movies critics hate and hate the ones they love. That’s why I started writing my own books – couldn’t find enough of what I enjoyed reading.

8.)  I feel enormous guilt for not visiting my sister one more time before she died.

9.)  I’m okay with my books not winning writing contests nor being deemed ‘literary’ in nature. My writing is pretty basic, not cascading from the pages with the force of Niagara Falls. Maybe that’s the engineer side of me. I like to focus on character development while the reader feels the emotions and lives the action. My books are packed with dialogue, at times more like a movie. I believe I’ve failed as a writer only when the reader doesn’t feel something from my stories.

10.)  I come from a poor background that taught me to enjoy the simplest parts of life - like being able to spend a rainy afternoon enjoying a book, even if I’ve already read the story a dozen times. I worked to put myself through college and I’m proud of that fact. (Even if it wasn’t for a career in writing!)

*****BONUS FACT!!!*****

11.)  Many people close to me have no idea I’ve actually published books.

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AUTHOR BIO:


C.C. Bolick grew up in south Alabama, where she’s happy to still reside. She’s an engineer by day and a writer by night—too bad she could never do one without the other.

Camping, fishing… she loves the outdoors and the warm Alabama weather. For years she thought up stories to write and finally started putting them on paper back in 2006. If you hear her talking with no one to answer, don’t think she’s crazy. Since talking through her stories works best, a library is her worst place to write… even though it’s her favorite!

C.C. loves to mix sci-fi and paranormal—throw in a little romance and adventure and you’ve got her kind of story. She’s written nine books including the Leftover Girl series, The Agency series, and The Fear Chronicles.

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AMAZON BOOK BUY LINKS & BOOK SALE INFO:

**Fear Justice is on SALE during the book tour for ONLY $0.99!!!**

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GIVEAWAY INFO:

C.C. will be awarding a $50 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 is 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.

26 comments:

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  2. Thanks for including my guest post on your blog. It looks great!

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  3. I love the cover and the blurb and excerpt are intriguing. This sounds like an awesome read.
    Thank you for sharing your ten things. I enjoy getting to know new-to-me authors.

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    1. Thanks for reaching out - glad you love the cover. The items on this list are personal for me. I hope it gives readers more than just a tiny snapshot of who I am.

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  4. I liked the excerpt, thank you.

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    1. Thanks for posting. Glad you liked the excerpt.

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  5. Pretty cool cover, thanks for sharing!

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    1. Glad you were able to check out this post - thanks for letting me know

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  6. How do you come up for the names of the characters in your book?

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    1. Hi, thanks for the question. To find names, I go through old phone books (yes, I still have some) and internet lists of names like a soon-to-be parent might. When I say the name a dozen times and it feels like the person I've imagined, I know I've found the right name.

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  7. I am enjoying these tours and finding all the terrific books my family is enjoying reading. Thanks for bringing them to us and keep up the good work.

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  8. Thanks for the giveaway; I like the excerpt. :)

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    1. Thanks for reading - good luck with the giveaway

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  9. Good luck with the release!

    --Trix

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    1. Thanks for checking it out. Fear Justice was a blast to write with two of my favorite characters.

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  11. Good evening, C.C. My question for you today is, which type of character do you enjoy writing about the most? The hero, the villian or someone who is a little bit of both?

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  12. Good luck with the release!

    --Trix

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  13. Thanks for sharing, this sounds great

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