Jul 13, 2017

#MFRWauthor Alina K. Field brings The Bastard's Iberian Bride on #Thursday13


 Award winning #MFRWauthor Alina K. Field earned a Bachelor of Arts Degree in English and German literature, but her true passion is the much happier world of romance fiction. Though her roots are in the Midwestern U.S., after six very, very, very cold years in Chicago, she moved to Southern California and hasn’t looked back. She shares a midcentury home with her husband, her spunky, blonde, rescued terrier, and the blue-eyed cat who conned his way in for dinner one day and decided the food was too good to leave.

                                       The Bastard's Iberian Bride

Genre - Historical
 Blurb
Daughter of spies
For a chance at true freedom, Paulette Heardwyn needs the fortune left her by her inscrutable father. But she doesn’t know what it is, where it is, or how to find it, and the only man with answers, the Earl of Shaldon, takes his secrets to the grave. Worse, the dead earl tries to force her marriage to his bastard son—and leaves her prey to a traitor seeking the same treasure she’s after.

Soldier, Steward, Bastard
Bink Gibson is ready to throw off his quiet life as steward to his old commander and head for India and the chance of prosperity. But before he can leave he’s summoned to the deathbed of the Earl of Shaldon, a meddling spymaster, a complete stranger…and his father.
And the Earl has set a trap Bink will never be able to resist.
 






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13 sentences from The Bastard's Iberian Bride:
1. The warmth in his voice promised nothing but trouble, and the last thing she needed was a meddling man poking around in her business.
2. His head filled with memories, his thoughts sailing out of the closed stuffy room into a shepherd's hut.
3. He watched her glide out, erect and proud and radiating passion. By God, she was a fine woman.
4. He lit candles until the room was bright enough for him to see the tiniest of beauty marks on one of her cheeks, and then crossed the room and opened a window, letting in a breeze that rippled through the flames, the light dancing over her skin.
5. She felt the ripple of muscle in his shoulders and slid her hands higher, fingering the hair at his neck.
6. Bink shoved the candle at the housekeeper and jumped the small space, seizing the man's collar and tossing him into a worktable with a loud oof.
7. He was truly a kind man, with a good sense of humor. And a good kisser. They could do more of that before he sailed for India.
8. "Do you suppose, Paulette, I would go off and leave a child of mine?"
9. All spies were liars, and whether she'd inherited her parents' skills, he couldn't tell, not yet.
10. Hand shaking, she fingered her knife and pulled her bonnet lower.
11. Her skin prickled, her nerves jigging like the barroom full of boys in their cups at the inn where they'd stopped for food late the last night.
12. A shadow moved in the portico and a dark figure loomed and terror slammed her.
13. "It's your money, Paulette. All yours."  


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Jul 6, 2017

#MFRWauthor Kat Henry Doran and five author friends bet All in for Love on #Thursday13


#MFRWauthor Kat Henry Doran - Nurse, victim advocate, insurance investigator. Kat's been there and done that. These days, when she's not collaborating with her five cohorts on sets like All In For Love, she's doing craft shows, selling her one of a kind tote bags and aprons.
  Genre - contemporary romances, suspense, paranormal

 Blurb
Welcome to La Bonne Chance Resort & Casino! With thousands of people passing through the casino's doors on a daily basis, it's no surprise that a variety of lives and loves are on the line there. It's said that you're more likely to lose your heart at La Bonne Chance than a hand of poker. Whether you are the director of Casino Operations or the guy who created its software, a jilted bride or a black jack dealer, a past guest's ghost or a sous chef--when it comes to love the stakes are high.
Thank goodness what happens at La Bonne Chance doesn't always stay at La Bonne Chance. Ready to roll the dice?



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 Things the authors of the anthology enjoy:

 Sharon Buchbinder's favorite things are: historic hotels [with or without ghosts]; fine wine and food; Pitbulls, Maine Coon cats and Pug.
Lashanta Charles' faves include: white chocolate mochas, paranormal/sci-fi romances and anything that doesn't involve exerting energy.
Keta Diablo's most favorite things are Montana, cowboys and anything to do with ghosts, especially stories, articles and forum discussions about ghost sightings and haunted places.
Kat Henry Doran adores iced coffee, the Bee Gees and Longmire
Margo Hoornstra's favorite things include: Fall colors, campfires with friends and candles in the dark
M.J. Schiller counts karaoke [so she can pretend she's a rock star]; Text Twist [a computer game] and attending rock concerts [Guns and Roses is next in July] among her favorite things to do.


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Jun 29, 2017

Find out on #Thursday13 about #MFRWauthor Iris Blobel's More Beginnings


#MFRWauthor Iris Blobel was born and raised in Germany and only immigrated to Australia in the late 1990s. Having had the travel bug most of her life, Iris spent quite some time living in Scotland, London as well as Canada where she met her husband. Her love for putting her stories onto paper has only emerged recently, but now her laptop is a constant companion.
Iris resides west of Melbourne with her husband and her two beautiful daughters.
Next to her job at a private school, she also presents a German Program at the local Community Radio.




 Blurb
 Zach Taylor, an escort in Sydney, living in Hobart, enlists the help of Natasha Peterson when his teenage friend, Mia, runs away. He soon finds out that the 'dragon' is really more of a kitten. And although Natasha, Mia's teacher, is attracted to him as well, she has her own problems to deal with, not to mention her initial reaction to Zach's occupation.

Will Zach's job keep him from a chance to be with Natasha?

Life is good for teenager Mia Levesque. But when Darren Schuster shows up in Hobart, she knows something is up once Sophie and Mark cut their weekend away short and rush home in the middle of the night. When Sophie won't answer Mia's questions, emotions run high, and Zach confirms Darren's identity to Mia. Disappointed, angry, and feeling alone, Mia runs away.

Will life settle back into a routine for Mia once she finds out about the stranger in her life?



Genre - Contemporary Romance
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 Thirteen Sentences from More Beginnings


1.       “You don’t look like a dragon at all.”
2.       “How did this conversation go so out of control?” she asked.
3.       “My apologies, but I think I’m needed over at the… well, somewhere.”
4.       Bed sheets, secrets with a teenager, boys coming over - he was losing control of his life!
5.       There were about a thousand answers going through Zach’s mind, from your worst nightmare to the man who was next to your ex-wife’s bedside when she died, or even your daughter’s babysitter.
6.       Slowly, he placed a pillow on his legs to cover up the effects of his nice dream.
7.       With an intensity only a teenager could come up with, she stared at her feet, avoiding his gaze
8.       The girl cursed like a trooper, and for once he let it go.
9.       “Okay, short version is, Sophie’s in hospital with an early labour, it seems. Mark’s with her, and Mia’s run away after hearing some unsettling news.”
10.   He had guarded his heart for years, but it seemed this time, he’d lost.
11.   It nearly broke his heart when he heard her sobbing on the other end of the line.
12.   A smile spread across her face, and everything inside him melted.
13.   “I felt completely alone today. As in,” she hesitated and wiped more tears. “I missed my mum and deep inside I was hoping for a dad. A dad who’d care for me. Or listen to me. Does things with me. You know?”

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