Tuesday, February 11, 2014

Summertime Dream by Babette James (GFT Super Book Blast and GIVEAWAY)







                                                             


by Babette James
IS (supposed to be) FREE ON AMAZON FOR THE DURATION OF THIS TOUR (Feb. 11-14, 2014) but there have been technical difficulties so please keep checking back!
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BLURB:

The Fourth of July is over, but for these summer lovers the fireworks have just begun.

An unexpected inheritance brings business consultant Christopher Gordon from Los Angeles to quaint Falk’s Bend. He’s carved a week from his demanding schedule to list his great-grandparents’ house for sale and explore his roots. However, disturbing family secrets and the sweet temptation of writer Margie Olsson derail his plans, challenging him to seize the elusive dream missing from his hectic life — love.

A recent brush with death shook Margie’s life, but not her dreams and she’s ready to move forward. Only, standing up to her loving, over-protective family isn’t easy. Helping Christopher explore the derelict mansion and unravel his grandmother’s mysterious past should be a harmless fun taste of independence. But when her experimental summer fling ignites into unexpected love, how can her small town dreams work with his big city life?


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Excerpt:

Margie’s soft mouth and her kisses, as sweet and shy as her voice, raised a tumult of unexpectedly intense and tender feelings.

And they’d just met.

Christopher groaned and wrenched his lips from hers. “I should probably apologize,” he murmured against her cheek. He hadn’t meant to kiss her, and he should get his hands off her. Now. But he held her close, relishing the soft, fascinating warmth of her in his arms too much to be sensible.

“Why?”

“I should have asked, or—” Or something.

“Truth? That was wonderful. And I would very much like another.”

“Yes.” Yes, to both, for him as well.

Determined to prove himself a gentleman, he held her lightly, taking only the kiss, sweet and slow and intense as the first.

But this kiss too had to end.

Christopher rested his forehead against hers. A big mistake, that kiss, but incredible. A chuckle escaped him.

“What’s funny?”

“Just this day turned out so different than I planned this morning.”

“For me, too. A far better day. Thank you.”

An out-of-left-field, disconcerting thought clobbered him. “Shit.” He knew nothing about his roots here...He yanked his hands away.

“What’s the matter?”

Feeling foolish, he had to ask. “We’re not related, are we?” Be just his luck if she ended up being some sort of cousin...

Margie’s laughter rang out. “No, not at all.”

“Thank goodness.” Christopher shifted, hooking thumbs into his pockets to keep his hands in check.

Summertime Dream on Amazon.com Kindle

Summertime Dream (Amazon print)


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AUTHOR Bio and Links:



Babette James writes sweetly scorching contemporary romance and loves reading nail-biting tales with a satisfying happily ever after. When not dreaming up stories, she enjoys playing with new bread recipes and dabbling with paints. A teacher, she loves encouraging new readers and writers as they discover their growing abilities. Her class cheers when it’s time for their spelling test! Born in New Jersey and raised in Southern California, she’s had a life-long love of the desert and going down the shore. Babette now lives in New Jersey with her wonderfully patient husband and extremely spoiled cats.




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GIVEAWAY

The author will award a $10 Amazon GC to two (2) randomly drawn commenters during the tour.

Follow the tour and comment; the more you comment, the better your chances of winning. The tour dates can be found here: 





13 comments:

  1. Hi, I'm so glad to visit here today. Just wanted everyone to know that Amazon has had a glitch, so if Summertime Dream is not showing free for you yet, please be patient, it is definitely meant to be free through Saturday, February 15. Thanks so much.

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    1. Thanks for visiting, Babette, I know how frustrating that must be...but hopefully it will get cleared up soon!

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    2. Thanks, so frustrating. The best laid plans…*sigh* Thanks, everyone, for your patience. I'll keep you posted.

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  2. Thanks for the free book.
    debby236 at gmail dot com

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    1. Hopefully, Amazon will get the snags worked out! Thanks for visiting, Debby!

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  3. Interesting story

    bn100candg at hotmail dot com

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    1. It does look interesting, doesn't it? Thanks for visiting, bn!

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  4. Sounds like a great read!!
    Thanks for the chance to win!
    natasha_donohoo_8 at hotmail dot com

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  5. GOOD NEWS, Amazon has fixed the problem and Summertime Dream is now free as it should have been. Thanks for your patience. http://viewbook.at/SummertimeDream

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