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Tuesday, April 21, 2020

Fated Souls by Becky Flade - Book Tour - Book Sale - Book Review - Giveaway - Enter Daily!


Hey, lovelies!  It gives me great pleasure today to host Becky Flade and her new book, “Fated Souls”!  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 Becky and to increase your chances of winning!

This eBook 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!


Fated Souls
by Becky Flade

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GENRE: Romantic Suspense

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BLURB:

Shamed investigative journalist turned tabloid scribe Maggie O’Connell convinces her editor to let her go to Minnesota to research alleged werewolf sightings. Her first night in the woods, she gets trapped in an old sleeping bag, unintentionally attracts the attention of a bear, and is saved by the most unlikely of heroes: the very wolf she had come to investigate!

When she meets horse rancher Aidan Gael in the town market days later, she recognizes his eyes as those belonging to her champion.

Aidan tries desperately to avoid her; he both fears Maggie and fears for her. Neither man nor beast can resist her curious mind and courageous heart. One kiss threatens to break Aidan’s tenuous self-control but furthers Maggie’s resolve.

Danger lurks at every turn. The curse Aidan fights to keep secret is only one of the obstacles that will test the strength of their bond. Together they will navigate the violence of both nature and of man in pursuit of their destiny.

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EXCERPT TWO:

“Ten. You’d stay longer if you could afford to?” He asked it nonchalantly, as though his world didn’t depend on her answer. Then he silently tried to convince himself it didn’t.

“Hey it’s my turn.”

“Nope you asked how many we were up to. Don’t waste your questions.” She chuckled when he tossed her words back at her, and Aidan thought he would probably never tire of hearing her laughter. The sound made him think of childhood; sunny days; sandy beaches; and snowball fights in the winter. His childhood had been happy and he’d taken it for granted. He thought probably all children did. But all that had been stripped from him when he was barely old enough to be called a man. Then the wolf had become his reality and he’d closeted himself away from the world for so long he’d forgotten the simple warmth of sharing laughter with another person.

Maggie’s laugh filled him with a light that he both craved and feared. He knew he should continue to distance himself from her. He was worried he could become addicted to her clever smile and husky laugh. Aidan pushed the worry aside before he could talk himself out of enjoying the moment. He had sought her out this day. He meant to see it through.

“Yes, I’d stay longer if I could afford it. Why did you push me away that day?”

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MY BOOK REVIEW:


This book took me on an exciting paranormal, romantic, suspense adventure that I didn’t want to end!!!

This book is intriguing, engaging, suspenseful, thrilling, dramatic, and satisfying!!!

I really liked the main characters, Maggie and Aidan.  They were likable, honest, and genuine.  They both had baggage, but that’s what made them such great characters!!  I really liked Maggie as she was sassy, bold, smart, tough, brave, confident, caring, determined, and stubborn.  I love strong female lead characters and Maggie was just that!

I really enjoyed that the author created flawed and damaged characters that really showcased her writing style and ability to push her characters to reach their full potential over their arc.  This is especially so with Aidan, as his character had such significant growth, development, and improvement over the course of the book.

A strong character development journey to root for and enjoy watching it unfold!

This book was filled with excellent plot obstacles that the main characters had to face.  They were well constructed and thoroughly thought-out.

I loved the adorable Minnesota setting.  My mom’s family is from there and I grew up with all those silly small-town stories about walking to school in the snow five miles, etc. lol!!!  So, I loved the author bringing in the sweet hometown vibes with all the neighborly fixin’s.  It definitely brought an enjoyable element to the story line.

This book has a creative story line that evenly flows, superb writing style with meticulously well-described scenes, strongly-developed characters, is steady paced, and completely keeps you fully entertained!!

There are some predictable scenes.  However, there are still a few very unexpected twists and turns that you won’t see coming!

This book is Book One of The Fated Series.  This book can absolutely be read as a standalone.

I will be reading and reviewing additional books in this series and look forward to sharing my take on those books with you soon!

All in all, I really enjoyed reading this book and would absolutely recommend it!  I think all romantic, suspense readers will like this book too!  So, add it to your TBR List and get to reading - you won't be disappointed!

**Disclaimer: I received a complimentary copy of this book and have voluntarily provided an honest, and unbiased review in accordance with FTC regulations.**

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AUTHOR BIO:


A city girl, born and bred, I tend to place my stories in and around southeast Pennsylvania, or at least have a character or two from the area. Home is where the heart is and I make mine with my very own knight in slightly tarnished armor, three beautiful daughters, my son-in-law and two grandsons. When I’m not busy living my own happily ever after, I’m writing about someone else’s.

I’d love to have you visit with me at any of my virtual homes or write to me directly at beckyfladeauthor@gmail.com.

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BOOK BUY LINKS & BOOK SALE INFO:

**Fated Souls eBook is on SALE during the book tour for ONLY $0.99!!!**

Amazon Kindle eBook:

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GIVEAWAY INFO:

Becky will be awarding a $20 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.

19 comments:

  1. Becky ~ Good morning! Welcome to FAB! It is so great to have you here! Congrats on your new book and good luck on the book tour! I really enjoyed reading and reviewing your book, thanks for providing the copy! :)

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    1. Thank you for hosting me. And more importantly for enjoying the book. Your review made my day. ♥

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  2. Have you considered getting your book into the hands of beta-readers ? This will help give your book a good launch and gain visibility. Try https://honestbookreview.com Initial reviews matter a lot

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    1. Clara - Thanks for the suggestion. I'll check it out

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  3. Have you started writing your next book yet?

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    1. Good morning Bernie! I just signed a contract on the 4th book in The Fated Series and am currently working on a new book. Thanks for asking

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  4. I liked the excerpt, sounds good.

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  5. Thanks for sharing the awesome post and for the great giveaway :)

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  6. New author and series for me, sounds good!

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  7. Thank you so much for taking time to bring to our attention another great read. I enjoy these tours and finding out about many terrific books.

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  8. How did your book change from your first draft to your final draft?

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    2. This book started as a short story but I just couldn't stop writing, it took on a life of its own. Then during the editing process about a third of the manuscript was cut. So short story made long then trimmed resulted in something much different than originally drafted. But I love it

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