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Thursday, December 30, 2021

Letting Go For Love by Kris Francoeur - Blurb Blitz - Giveaway - Enter Daily!

Hi, lovelies!!  It gives me great pleasure today to host Kris Francoeur and her new book, “Letting Go For Love,” here on FAB!!  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 $25 Amazon or Barnes and Noble Gift Card!!  Also, come back daily to interact with Kris and to increase your chances of winning!!

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

Letting Go For Love

by Kris Francoeur

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GENRE:  Contemporary Romance

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BLURB:

Dot Murphy is not living the life she had planned.

Married at eighteen to her first love, her life had seemed perfect until the only man she had ever loved was killed in a tragic car accident, leaving her alone to raise their two young boys.

Years later, Dot meets the one man to get under her skin emotionally and hormonally, Sebastian Boone. Boone falls hard for the auburn-haired mom and artist, but she is hesitant to do anything that will take her total focus off her boys.

Can Dot trust Boone enough to allow him to fully be part of her world? Can she love him, body and soul, and still be the mom she wants to be? Is their love strong enough to survive?

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EXCERPT ONE:

Dot sat on the edge of her bed, her feet dangling above the cold floor of her room. Was she really getting up this early on Thanksgiving? God, a day to sleep in as long as she wanted seemed like a fantasy. She was so tired.

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AUTHOR BIO:

My name is Kris Francoeur, and I am an author, educator, speaker, wife, mom, grandmother, and farmer living in Vermont.  I love to spend time with my family, travel, hike, kayak, knit, spin (fiber), garden, cook, and love time with my bees, alpacas and chickens.

Currently, I have published three romance novels with Solstice Publishing, and have one that will be released by Willow River Press in January 2020. My first three romances are written under the pen name of Anna Belle Rose, and they can be purchased in paperback format through my Book Store page on this website, or in e-book or paperback on Amazon.

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CONNECT WITH KRIS:

Website:

https://www.authorkfrancoeur.com

Facebook:

https://www.facebook.com/authorkfrancoeur

Twitter:

https://www.twitter.com/KFAnnaBelleRose

Instagram:

https://www.instagram.com/author_krisfrancoeur_aka_abr

Goodreads Author Page:

https://www.goodreads.com/author/show/18490380.Kris_Francoeur

Goodreads Book Page:

https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/59471540-letting-go-for-love

Amazon Author Page:

https://amzn.to/3ewm9T8

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BOOK BUY LINKS:

Amazon US Kindle eBook:

https://amzn.to/3EBLRAg

Amazon US Paperback:

https://amzn.to/3evh6m4

Amazon CA Kindle eBook:

https://www.amazon.ca/Letting-Go-Love-Kris-Francoeur-ebook/dp/B09JBRNBM4

Amazon CA Paperback:

https://www.amazon.ca/Letting-Go-Love-Kris-Francoeur/dp/1950502554

Barnes and Noble Paperback:

https://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/letting-go-for-love-kris-francoeur/1140395002

The Book Depository Paperback:

https://www.bookdepository.com/Letting-Go-for-Love-Kris-Francoeur/9781950502554

BAM! Books-A-Million Paperback:

https://www.booksamillion.com/p/Letting-Go-Love/Kris-Francoeur/9781950502554

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GIVEAWAY INFO:

Kris will be awarding a $25 Amazon or Barnes and Noble Gift Card to a randomly drawn winner via Rafflecopter during the tour.


a Rafflecopter giveaway

**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 fabulous community outreach projects and 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.

Wednesday, December 29, 2021

Stop the Clock by Cassie Swindon - Blurb Blitz - FREE on Amazon Kindle Unlimited - Giveaway - Enter Daily!

Hey, lovelies!!  It gives me great pleasure today to host Cassie Swindon and her new book, “Stop the Clock,” here on FAB!!  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 Cassie and to increase your chances of winning!!

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

Stop the Clock

by Cassie Swindon

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GENRE: Romantic Suspense

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BLURB:

Stop the Clock is the finale in the Golden Chains trilogy.

Raelyn Bell has already experienced death and loss. Her family is falling apart at the seams. Despite her fears that Zohaib will hurt the few people she has left, Raelyn is still determined to prove him guilty. But this villain’s hunger for more power threatens to rip her and Kody apart.

To save Raelyn from being captured, Kody Walsh makes a deal with the devil and is dragged across the border to the middle of a rainforest by Zohaib’s hostile force. Commanded to complete unimaginable tasks for the sake of the enemy, Kody’s stakes couldn’t be higher.

Raelyn desperately seeks for any way to rescue Kody and has to decide if she can trust her mother for help after all they have been through. Can they see this journey through without losing their lives—and each other?

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EXCERPT ONE:

Raelyn lit another candle. The flicker added a layer to the dancing light coming from the fireplace. Seducing Zohaib with an email of this gorgeous model might be the only way to plant a virus and access his files. Raelyn refused to let that scumbag capture or sell one more woman.

She turned too fast, sending her new Canon camera flying. The naked woman beside her reached out and grabbed the stand before the tripod toppled to the cabin’s floor.

“Woops, sorry.” Raelyn shook her head.

“It’s fine. I got it.” The model followed Raelyn’s gaze. “Why do you keep glancing at the clock?”

“No reason.” Raelyn handed over an elaborate Venetian mask.

“I need you to wear this over your face.”

The model smiled. “We’re playing dress-up?”

“The man we’re doing this for is Italian, and he likes mystery and games.”

The woman clicked her tongue and fastened the mask on, covering most of her face. “Whatever you say…” She took the sheet of paper and angled it closer to the fire. “So, this is the script? … I’m all yours, Zohaib. Where and when can we meet?” She crunched the paper into a ball. “This is crap. I have a better idea.”

“You’ve done this before?” Raelyn asked.

“Manipulated a man? Of course. You haven’t?”

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AUTHOR BIO:

Instead of the boring bio info, here’s some interesting tidbits about the author:

  Tackled her father for a pair of Michael Phelps’ personal goggles

  Cried when the Cubs won the World Series

  Met husband freshman year of college- a blizzard & tequila may have been involved

  Moved cross-country by the flip of a coin

  Mutated into a zombie when daughter was born in 2013, then again 17 months later when her son was born

  Evacuated from a boat crash in the Atlantic during a whale watching tour

  Witnessed a wild horse pack galloping through the Rockies

  Cofounded a three-person Beanie Baby Club in the 90s- in a treehouse

  Snorkeled in The Great Barrier Reef

  Broke her foot when pretending to be a Baywatch lifeguard

  Stranded in a Cancun lagoon while jet skiing

  Crunched the back of a Dodge Neon against a wall while transporting a Medieval knight to a pub

  Invented a symbol language to pass notes to her best friend in high school

  Swung off a rope swing of pirate ship in Aruba

  Backpacked through Italy

  Stole plaques showing what swim records she broke

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CONNECT WITH CASSIE:

Website:

https://www.CassieSwindon.com

Facebook:

https://www.facebook.com/Cassie-Swindon-Official-Author-117026993483422

Twitter:

https://twitter.com/CassieSwindon

Instagram:

https://www.instagram.com/cassie_swindon_author

Goodreads Author Page:

https://www.goodreads.com/author/show/20852072.Cassie_Swindon

Goodreads Book Page:

https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/57353778-stop-the-clock

Amazon Author Page:

https://amzn.to/32LucsD

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BOOK BUY LINKS:

**Stop the Clock eBook is available for FREE on Amazon Kindle Unlimited!!!**

Amazon US Kindle eBook:

https://amzn.to/3zbcdZ4

Amazon US Paperback:

https://amzn.to/34af9K5

Amazon US Hardcover:

https://amzn.to/3FC0ODH

Amazon CA Kindle eBook:

https://www.amazon.ca/Stop-Clock-Golden-Chains-Book-ebook/dp/B08Y98TVFM

Amazon CA Paperback:

https://www.amazon.ca/Stop-Clock-Cassie-Swindon/dp/B09KDRD2WF

Amazon CA Hardcover:

https://www.amazon.ca/Stop-Clock-Cassie-Swindon/dp/1737346915

Barnes and Noble Hardcover:

https://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/stop-the-clock-cassie-swindon/1140536169

The Book Depository Hardcover:

https://www.bookdepository.com/Stop-the-Clock-Cassie-Swindon/9781737346913

BAM! Books-A-Million Hardcover:

https://www.booksamillion.com/p/Stop-Clock/Cassie-Swindon/9781737346913

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GIVEAWAY INFO:

Cassie will be awarding a $10 Amazon or Barnes and Noble Gift Card to a randomly drawn winner via Rafflecopter during the tour.


a Rafflecopter giveaway

**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 fabulous community outreach projects and 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.

Tuesday, December 28, 2021

Haunted Water by Jo A. Hiestand - Blurb Blitz - Book Sale - Giveaway - Enter Daily!

Hi, lovelies!!  It gives me great pleasure today to host Jo A. Hiestand and her new book, “Haunted Water,” here on FAB!!  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 $25 Amazon or Barnes and Noble Gift Card!!  Also, come back daily to interact with Jo 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 all lots of luck in this fabulous giveaway!!

Haunted Water

by Jo A. Hiestand

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GENRE: British Mystery

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BLURB:

Cameron Rutter drowned two months ago in a lake on a Cheshire moor. Some say a morgen—a spirit who drags men to a watery grave—was responsible. Others say it was the phantom Grey Lady. The police say Gareth Gynne was the guilty one. Whoever—or whatever—killed Cameron needs to be sorted out. And ex-police detective Michael McLaren is asked to do just that.

McLaren’s not keen on delving into the mystery. The accused is the nephew of McLaren’s nemesis, Charlie Harvester. And if there’s one thing McLaren doesn’t want to do is to associate with another Harvester, no matter what generation he is.

Suspects and motives are as tangled as the mere grass. Did a villager kill Cameron, opposed to his crusade to keep the moor in its pristine state? Or did someone previously arrested by Cameron kill him in revenge?

Or was the morgen really responsible?

Can McLaren discover the killer, or will he too become a victim of the haunted water?

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EXCERPT THREE:

“I believe you, but the police might not. They don’t know what you’re capable of, how angry you were. They can imagine you’re livid because he couldn’t come up with the loan money, so now you have to pay it. You’re at the mere earlier than agreed upon. It’s afterhours. It’s dark. No lights on. You could have easily killed Cameron. He trusted you.”

Gareth opened his mouth, but McLaren waved off his comment.

“Your feelings are boiling over. You go up to him, maybe just to talk, but you’re livid and you clobber him with a stone. He falls. Maybe he’s not dead, but if he’s not, you’re scared that when he wakes he’ll remember you attacked him. So you do the only thing that makes sense at that moment. You roll him into the mere to drown.”

Gareth stared at McLaren, unable to speak. His fingers sought the edge of the counter to steady himself. A car crawled up the High Street and disappeared before he found his voice. “That’s absurd. It never happened. I arrived with Lisa and Paul and Rhys. I never got there early—”

“Cameron was killed, Gareth. Someone had to have done it. And did it that night. I don’t think you’re culpable, but this could be exactly what the police think. More so, considering your history with him.”

“Sure.”

A car turned off the High Street and stopped at the front of the shop.

Gareth stood up and walked over to the display window. “Who’s that? It’s nearly closing time.” He held up a hand, shielding his eyes from the intense headlight beams that lit up the room and threw shadows across the floor.

The lights cut off, leaving an ominous feeling that something unpleasant was about to happen.

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AUTHOR BIO:


Jo A. Hiestand grew up on regular doses of music, books, and Girl Scout camping. She gravitated toward writing in her post-high school years and finally did something sensible about it, graduating from Webster University with a BA degree in English and departmental honors. She writes two British mystery series—of which two books have garnered the prestigious N.N. Light’s Book Heaven ‘Best Mystery Novel’ two years straight. She also writes two Missouri-based mystery series that are grounded in places associated with her camping haunts. The camping is a thing of the past, for the most part, but the music stayed with her in the form of playing guitar and harpsichord, and singing in a folk group. Jo carves jack o’ lanterns badly; sings loudly; and loves barbecue sauce and ice cream (separately, not together), kilts (especially if men wear them), clouds and stormy skies, and the music of G.F. Handel. You can usually find her pulling mystery plots out of scenery—whether from photographs or the real thing.

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CONNECT WITH JO:

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BOOK BUY LINKS & BOOK SALE INFO:

**The Haunted Water eBook is on SALE for ONLY $0.99 during the book tour!!!**

Amazon US Kindle eBook:

https://amzn.to/33Sp8TU

Amazon US Paperback:

https://amzn.to/33WHIKB

Amazon US Hardcover:

https://amzn.to/3EzGZLW

Amazon CA Kindle eBook:

https://www.amazon.ca/Haunted-Water-McLaren-Jo-Hiestand-ebook/dp/B09JVYKKYQ

Amazon CA Paperback:

https://www.amazon.ca/Haunted-Water-McLaren-Jo-Hiestand/dp/B09JJ7H7RG

Amazon CA Hardcover:

https://www.amazon.ca/Haunted-Water-McLaren-Jo-Hiestand/dp/B09KNCWCNQ

Barnes and Noble NOOK eBook:

https://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/haunted-water-jo-a-hiestand/1140381857

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GIVEAWAY INFO:

Jo will be awarding a $25 Amazon or Barnes and Noble Gift Card (Winner’s Choice!!!) to a randomly drawn winner via Rafflecopter during the tour.


a Rafflecopter giveaway

**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 fabulous community outreach projects and 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.

The Widow Wore Plaid by Jenna Jaxon - Blurb Blitz - Giveaway - Enter Daily!

Hi, lovelies!!  It gives me great pleasure today to host Jenna Jaxon and her new book, “The Widow Wore Plaid,” here on FAB!!  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 Jenna and to increase your chances of winning!!

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

The Widow Wore Plaid

by Jenna Jaxon

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GENRE: Historical Romance

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BLURB:

The Battle of Waterloo made them widows, but each has found new happiness. And Jane, Lady John Tarkington, intends to keep her freedom, even if love—and one particular gentleman—are determined to claim her heart  . . .

It is a truth rarely acknowledged—at least in public—that a wealthy widow is free to pursue a great many adventures. For two years, Jane has privately enjoyed her independence. Why should she remarry, even when the gentleman proposing is as wonderful as Gareth, Lord Kinellan? She entreats him never to ask her again. But as her Widows’ Club friends—now all joyfully remarried—gather at Castle Kinellan, Jane begins to wonder if stubbornness has led her to make a terrible mistake . . .

Kinellan needs a wife to give him an heir, and he wants that wife to be Jane. They are perfect together in every way, yet she continually refuses him. Just as he is on the point of convincing her, a series of accidents befall Gareth and point to an enemy in their midst. He has promised Jane a passionate future filled with devotion, but can he keep them both alive long enough to secure it?  

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EXCERPT TWO:

Parched, Gareth headed for the refreshment table that had been set up sufficiently far from the dancing to be out of danger. Footmen were stationed at each end to help keep those who might have imbibed too much from crashing into the table. He grabbed a cup of ale and drank thirstily until the tankard was empty. Setting it back on the table, he then took a glass of rich, red wine and sipped more moderately before heading back to the dancing.

He skirted the dancing couples, where Lathbury was heying with Jane, who was now flagging a bit. Two sets of fast-paced Scottish dancing was hardly comparable to the more staid English country dances. One actually had time—and breath—to converse during those. The faster paced Scottish tempos demanded stamina and good wind.

A young couple ran laughing in front of him. Smiling at the gaiety of the pair, Gareth backed out of their way, toward the blazing bonfire, his gaze still on Jane’s entrancing form. She did cut a delightful figure when dancing.

A passerby jostled his elbow, but he managed to save most of his wine. He spun toward the ungraceful lout when someone else shoved him harder.

The jolt propelled Gareth, already off balance, backward, directly into the flames of the roaring bonfire.

Desperately windmilling his arms to regain his balance, Gareth fought the sickening, helpless feeling of falling backward. Searing heat on the back of his head and jacket grew greater with each passing second, telling him his efforts to right himself would be in vain. God help him, but this would be a fiery end.

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AUTHOR BIO:

Jenna Jaxon is a best-selling author of historical romance, writing in a variety of time periods because she believes that passion is timeless. She has been reading and writing historical romance since she was a teenager. A romantic herself, Jenna has always loved a dark side to the genre, a twist, suspense, a surprise. She tries to incorporate all of these elements into her own stories.

She lives in Virginia with her family and a small menagerie of pets--including two vocal cats, one almost silent cat, two curious bunnies, and a Shar-pei beagle mix named Frenchie.

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CONNECT WITH JENNA:

Blog:

https://www.jennajaxon.wordpress.com

Newsletter:

http://www.eepurl.com/bb29F5

Email:

https://jennajaxon.wordpress.com/contact-me

Facebook Fan Page:

https://www.facebook.com/pages/Jenna-Jaxon/146857578723570

Facebook Personal Page:

https://www.facebook.com/jenna.jaxon

Twitter:

https://twitter.com/Jenna_Jaxon

Instagram:

https://www.instragram/passionistimeless

BookBub Author Page:

https://www.bookbub.com/authors/jenna-jaxon

BookBub Book Page:

https://www.bookbub.com/books/the-widow-wore-plaid-the-widows-club-book-6-by-jenna-jaxon

Goodreads Author Page:

https://www.goodreads.com/author/show/4960704.Jenna_Jaxon

Goodreads Book Page:

https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/57644379-the-widow-wore-plaid

Amazon Author Page:

https://amzn.to/2PNJP95

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BOOK BUY LINKS:

Amazon US Kindle eBook:

https://amzn.to/3HesK15

Amazon US Paperback:

https://amzn.to/3mzhy7e

Amazon CA Kindle eBook:

https://www.amazon.ca/Widow-Wore-Plaid-Widows-Club-ebook/dp/B091MJ1C8M

Amazon CA Paperback:

https://www.amazon.ca/Widow-Wore-Plaid-Jenna-Jaxon/dp/1420149776

Apple Books eBook:

https://books.apple.com/us/book/the-widow-wore-plaid/id1561405266

Barnes and Noble NOOK eBook:

https://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/the-widow-wore-plaid-jenna-jaxon/1139126668?ean=9781420149784

Barnes and Noble Paperback:

https://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/the-widow-wore-plaid-jenna-jaxon/1139126668?ean=9781420149777

The Book Depository Paperback:

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BAM! Books-A-Million Paperback:

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The Bookshop Paperback:

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Google Play eBook:

https://play.google.com/store/books/details/Jenna_Jaxon_The_Widow_Wore_Plaid?id=xSgnEAAAQBAJ

Kobo US eBook:

https://www.kobo.com/us/en/ebook/the-widow-wore-plaid

Kobo CA eBook:

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GIVEAWAY INFO:

Jenna will be awarding a $20 Amazon or Barnes and Noble Gift Card (Winner's Choice!!!) to a randomly drawn winner via Rafflecopter during the tour.



a Rafflecopter giveaway

**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 fabulous community outreach projects and 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.