Wednesday, September 23, 2015

Rockin' Reads Blog Hop

Everyone needs a Rockin' Read! Stop by Sept 23rd to 30th and find out which reads have rocked 2015 for us! There will be a giveaway on each blog so don't forget to visit them all!

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Don’t miss your chance to win one of my books at the bottom of this post! 

In the romantic suspense FATED HEARTS, Henley Elliott was raised to appreciate classical compositions by distant, academic parents. Though nearly forty, she has little experience with popular music and Carter McAlister enjoys introducing her to what he considers the essentials: 

He reached in for another cookie. The silence was contemplative and comfortable. She inclined her head. “I didn’t notice you had music playing. Who is this?”
“You’re pulling my leg, right?”
She shook her head and grabbed a cookie.
“This is Patsy Cline.”
“Her voice is beautiful. She manages to sound both melancholy and hopeful.”  
 

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The woman singing had a powerful voice, and courtesy of Henley’s childhood exposure to classical arrangements, she recognized the talent and training of the artist accompanying her on the piano.
“Do you know who that is?”
“On the radio?”
She nodded.
“That’s Alicia Keys.”
“I like this song. Do you know who’s on the piano?”
“Alicia Keys.”
“Oh.” He laughed, and she felt her cheeks warm. “She’s good.” 
 

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“I know this song. It was in the movie Pretty in Pink; the dorky boy performed it for Molly Ringwald.” Carter shuffled his feet, and her free hand jumped to his shoulder to steady her body as she moved with him. His hips brushed hers. Her breasts skated across his chest. She tried to ignore the arousal those sensations caused as she tried to ignore the emotions that flowed through their linked palms.
“Yeah? Well, did you know there’s a municipal ordinance dictating that if you’re in the presence of a beautiful woman while this song is playing, you must dance with her?” He spun her out in a graceful arc. Her hair flowed around her body. He pulled her back into his embrace. 
 

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I loved writing this book. Carter seduces her with music and food but it is his strength, his patience, his inherent kindness that draws Henley [and me] to him. But it’s his courage when he asks Henley not to leave that turned me head over heels. 
 

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Psychiatrist Henley Elliott fled her quiet life in Cleveland for a gypsy lifestyle, trying to stay one step ahead of her painful memories. When she breaks down in quirky little Trappers' Cove, Minnesota, she meets Sheriff Carter McAlister - a man healing from his own share of hidden heartbreaks.

At the request of a friend, Carter offers Henley a job to help her get back on her feet . . . but soon he can't resist trying to sweep the intriguing woman off them. Breaking through her carefully built shell proves to be a near-impossible task, and to make matters worse, a dangerous new presence in the Cove seems to be targeting Henley. They must learn to trust in each other in order to keep her safe.  
Can Henley and Carter leave their secrets and scars in the past to get a second chance at happily ever after?
 
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GIVEAWAY!

I love music, with few exceptions but rock ’n roll is my absolute favorite. Comment below with your email address and favorite ROCK song for a chance to win one of my books (Fated Souls; Fated Hearts [brand new release this week]; Goddess of the Hunt; or Secretly Serviced)!!! 

A winner will be randomly selected and announced on October 1st. Good luck and keep rockin’
 
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GIVEAWAY IS NOW CLOSED!
Thank you for hopping with us and all our #RockinReads.

Ashley Martinez is my #RockinReads winner (selected through Random.org)!
 

35 comments:

  1. I grew up in the 80s and LOVE Kansas! Carry On My Wayward Son! Thanks for the chance!

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    1. Oh, I love that song so much! I'm a #Supernatural addict

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  2. My favorite rock song is Uptown Funk :) Email: sarahpluto222@gmail.com

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    1. That's one of those songs that you just have to dance to whenever you hear it!

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  3. Carry on My Wayward Son!!! missykate09@gmail.com

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  4. My favorite ROCK song is LED ZEPPELIN - STAIRWAY TO HEAVEN.
    koukkunokka@anvianet.fi

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  5. No question, it's always "Here, There, and Everywhere" by The Beatles
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C4fxCbwRhuE

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  6. Dio's Holy Diver
    samimudrack @ yahoo.com

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    1. And something a lil more recent! Thanks, Samantha

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  7. I love Enter Sandman (Metallica)
    faramena at gmail dot com

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    1. There's a great video of three young girls/sisters doing a cover of Enter Sandman that is epic

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  8. My favourite would be Aerosmith Dont want to miss a thing. That's rock isn't it.

    Readingawaythedays (AT) yahoo (DOT) co (DOT) uk

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  9. If I'm just listening for pleasure, I absolutely love the Eagles. I love all their songs, but I really adore Love will keep Us Alive from the Hell Freezes Over CD.

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    1. Hotel California is probably my favorite. :)

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  10. I love rock music from the 80's. One of my favorite songs is Livin' on a Prayer by Bon Jovi.
    bhometchko(at)hotmail(dot)com

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  11. Hum my favorite rocking song is Perfect Life by Red
    puffangel87@yahoo,com Thanks for the chance

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    1. This may be the only song commented on I don't recognize by name. I'll have to look it up. Thanks!

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    2. Congratulations Ashley - you are my #RockinReads winner!

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  12. Jersey Girl!! Bruce Springsteen's Born to Run!

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  13. My favorite rock song is Bohemian Rhapsody by Queen! kyndalsmith1985@yahoo.com

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    1. I've never met anyone that doesn't immediately begin to thrash when this comes on. Have you ever seen the Muppet version?? Totally worth checking out

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  14. Boogie Shoes by K.C. and the Sunshine band.
    cherylslife67(at)gmail(dot)com

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  15. Welcome to the Jungle by Guns N' Roses

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  16. walk this way

    bn100candg at hotmail dot com

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