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#BlogTour #Review #MurderOnTheMarshes by @ClareChase @bookouture

Welcome to the last day on Clare’s blog tour for her debut book, Murder On The Marshes.

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Title: Murder on The Marshes   

Author: Clare Chase   

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Publication Day: July 31st 2018

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Do you love twisty murder mysteries? Meet Tara Thorpe – the clue to a puzzling local murder has landed right on her doorstep. Perfect for fans of Faith Martin, LJ Ross and Joy Ellis.

As the sun rises, a wealthy young woman – Samantha Seabrook – is found drowned in the ornamental fountain of a deserted Cambridge courtyard, the only clue – an antique silver chain wound tightly around her throat.

It’s Tara Thorpe’s job to discover what happened to Miss Seabrook – but the case becomes personal when she learns that Samantha had been receiving death threats… rather like the one that landed on Tara’s doorstep the night the woman died.

Together with Detective Inspector Garstin Blake, Tara tracks the killer to the dank and dangerous fens on the outskirts of the city. But there’s something Tara can’t quite admit to Blake about her past – and it could make all the difference to whether they live… or die.

An absolutely gripping page-turner that will keep you hooked until the very last page. The first in a series of unputdownable Cambridge mysteries featuring Thorpe and Blake.

 meet the author

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Clare Chase writes women sleuth mysteries and recently signed a three-book deal with Bookouture for a new crime series set in Cambridge. The opening book, Murder on the Marshes, is available for pre-order and will publish in July 2018. The mystery follows investigative journalist Tara Thorpe as she teams up with Detective Garstin Blake to solve the murder of a young female professor at Cambridge University. The case takes them through the dark underbelly of Cambridge and in to the murky fens that surround the centuries-old city. The second and third books in the series are scheduled for publication in late 2018/early 2019.

After graduating from London University with a degree in English Literature, Clare moved to Cambridge and has lived there ever since. She’s fascinated by the city’s contrasts and contradictions, which feed into her writing. She’s worked in diverse settings – from the 800-year-old University to one of the local prisons – and lived everywhere from the house of a Lord to a slug-infested flat. The terrace she now occupies, with her husband and teenage children, presents a good happy medium.

As well as writing, Clare loves family time, art and architecture, cooking, and of course, reading other people’s books.

Clare’s debut novel, You Think You Know Me, was shortlisted for the Novelicious Undiscovered Award 2012, and an EPIC award in 2015. It was also chosen as a debut of the month by Lovereading.

You can find Clare’s website and blog at www.clarechase.com

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Goodreads: https://www.goodreads.com/author/show/10204574.Clare_Chase

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review by nicola

This book ticked all the boxes for me, a murder within the first 5 chapters, a gripping story line and characters that are believable, flawed and at points you just want to shake!

It made a change that it was a professor that was murdered on campus and not a student, this quipped my interest even more!

It’s a gripping read that had me turning those pages way after bedtime, I was eager to find out about Tara’s past and what little secrets she was hiding.

I would definitely recommend this book and I’m looking forward to seeing where Clare tales us from here, a brilliant first novel!!

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#BlogTour #Promo #HerNameIsMerice by @AuthorChrisRoy

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Her Name Is Mercie

“Roy delivers on the edge of your seat storytelling with rough edges, crooked cops and a tiny light at the end of the tunnel that is never quite extinguished.”  

– Tom Vater, journalist, co-founder of Crime Wave Press

Mercie Hillbrook lives a simple, quiet life working as a gas station attendant. Then her parents are killed. Her home is taken. The people responsible are excused for just doing their job. When an attempt to get justice her way lands her in trouble with the law, Mercie realizes she still has something to lose: her own life.

Then she finds reason to believe her parents were murdered… and she doesn’t care anymore.

 

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Chris Roy was raised in South Mississippi, in the midst of ugly Gulf Coast beaches and spectacular muddy bayous.

Chris lived comfortably with the criminal ventures of his youth until a fistfight in 1999 ended tragically. Since January, 2000, he’s been serving a life sentence in the Mississippi Department of Corrections.  

Nowadays he lives his life  crime vicariously, through the edgy, fast-paced stories he pens, hoping to entertain readers. When he isn’t writing, he’s reading, drawing or looking for prospects to train in boxing.

Books:

Shocking Circumstances

Book I: Last Shine

Shocking Circumstances

Book 2: Resurrection

Sharp as a Razor

Book I: A Dying Wish

You can find Chris Twitter @AuthorChrisRoy and on his Amazon Author Page: https://www.amazon.com/Chris-Roy/e/B00MF6LCHM

For more info on the author, visit:

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Writing In Chaos

My floor is cold. The gray-blue paint on the concrete is cheap, missing in places where I exercise and pace for hours every day. Thick dark gray lines stretch out from the bars, shadows that sneak across the eight feet to my bed, a rack of black steel anchored to a molding foundation as old as I am. The window above it is obscured with layers of steel screens choked with decaying insects.

My back to the window, the intense light from the zone weakens on its way to the back of my cell, shadows from the bars wide and fading over my face. To my right is a small shelf, shoulder high, painted the same strange white as the walls. The hybrid sink/toilet is in the far right corner, bolted to a sheet of metal with cuts for twin fluorescent lights that, when turned on, show my space in all it’s ugliness, luminescent overkill use to spot hidden contraband.

I also have a desk.

To my left, a square of metal is mounted to the brick wall about three feet off the floor. A smaller square, below and to the side, is the seat. It’s at this desk that I write this.

I have written tens of thousands of words, at this desk. At other, similar desks in other cells, I have written hundreds of thousands of words.

I just looked up, through my bars across the zone. A man stands at his door talking to others, worried about how he will get his next fix; his drug connection was recently transferred. By this evening he and others will be beating on their doors, screaming at officers, attempting to intimidate them into finding them something to get high on.

Countless times I have looked up from my work and seen fires blazing, water from intentionally blocked toilets spreading over the zone. I grab my ear plugs – wads of toilet tissue wrapped in Saran wrap salvaged from diet trays – to block out the fire alarm destroying ear drums, or block the water from entering my cell with a towel rolled up lengthwise and wrapped with a trash bag.

I sit down and write again.

The K-9 team is often called to secure disruptive inmates, guys having a bad day, a medical issue that isn’t getting the proper attention, or just have a serious romance going on with their inner dumbass.

Officers scream commands, hose down noncomplying offenders with enormous cans of pepper spray that atomizes in the dank, poorly circulated air. It chokes everyone. Sometimes, they shoot them, the .12 gauge shotgun bang of rubber pellets a deafening pulse that rips into your head.

I look up from my desk. Then continue writing.

A group of cadets just walked through. Recruited to mitigate the life endangering security issues from a shortage of staff. The captain guided them around the zone. They passed my cell, nods and respectful hellos from most. Nice looking bunch in crisp new CO uniforms.

I walked to my bars and called out to a fellow convict across the zone, a guy I’m training in fitness and boxing named Psycho.

“Hey, Psycho!”

“Hey.” He’s well over six feet, clown makeup tattooed over one eye, peering at me over the top horizontal bar.

I pointed at the group of cadets. “It’s the perfect BET show: a group of super cool young black folks, one white guy, one Asian.”

We laughed, others joined in the banter. Someone yelled, “Jihad!” The captain introduced Psycho to the cadets.

I sit down at my desk. And continue writing.

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Fallen Angel, Part 4 by Tracie Podger- Blog tour


 

Fallen Angel, Part 4 – A Mafia Romance
It was in a small room in a hotel in Washington, DC, that Brooke Stone’s life changed forever—again.
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Life had been peaceful, as peaceful as being a member of one of the most powerful crime families in America could be.
But life has a habit of throwing a curve ball, a curve ball so fast and so wide it knocks everyone from their feet.
From the streets of DC to the hills of Tuscany, from death to the utmost joy – Join Brooke for the final chapter in the Fallen Angel series and witness the birth of a new crime dynasty.
This is a story of discovery, of finding a past, of heartache and the greatest of love.
‘I’ve seen death and I’ve faced my worst fears – I survived.’
A Mafia Romance
Contemporary romance for readers over the age of 18 years.
Amazon Universal Link – http://myBook.to/FallenAngelPart4

Excerpt
It was in a small room in a hotel in Washington, DC that my life changed forever—again.
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My son, Gerry, had hit his nose causing a river of blood to run down his chin and onto his dress shirt. Sam and I had taken him from the party to clean him up when all hell broke loose.
As we crossed the reception of the hotel, I noticed a man—one of the many security detail Robert had installed to ensure his fortieth birthday party was not disturbed. He watched me leave the ballroom and just as I entered the restroom, I heard him speak.
“Can I help you?”
I hadn’t turned to look and see if he was addressing me—I was too focused on Gerry. I had enough time to grab a fistful of hand towels before it happened.
Before an invisible force hit me like a tank and I was thrown forwards, landing heavily on my side. My ears rang, my vision was blurred and my heart raced in fear.
What had just happened?
A cloud of something grey swirled into the room. Was it dust or smoke? I wasn’t sure. My brain couldn’t compute what I saw, couldn’t comprehend what was going on. I heard screams, I heard shouts, but the ringing in my ears distorted the sound. The solid oak door to the bathroom hung from one bracket, a gap had formed but not wide enough for me to see through clearly.
The sound in my head lessened, replaced by the shrill of a fire alarm. Splatters of water hit my face. The smoke, or dust, must have triggered the sprinkler system.
I heard a moan and it was as if fingers had snapped in front of my face—my son was lying somewhere on that cold tiled floor.
“Gerry?” I called out. My voice sounded strained even to my ears.
About the Author
 

Tracie Podger currently lives in Kent, UK with her husband and a rather obnoxious cat called George. She’s a Padi Scuba Diving Instructor with a passion for writing. Tracie has been fortunate to have dived some of the wonderful oceans of the world where she can indulge in another hobby, underwater photography. She likes getting up close and personal with sharks.
Available from Amazon, iBooks, Kobo & Nook
Fallen Angel, Part 1
Fallen Angel, Part 2
Fallen Angel, Part 3
Fallen Angel, Part 4
Evelyn – A Novella
Rocco – A Novella
Robert
Travis
Coming soon
A Virtual Affair
The Passion Series – Jackson
Letters to Lincoln
Rocco: The Missing Years
Tracie Podger – Stalker Links
Tracie’s Fallen Angels Fan Page – https://www.facebook.com/groups/676518545756850/
To browse the Fallen Angel series on Amazon

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PRE-RELEASE DAY BLITZ ~ ADDICTION by Shantel Tessier

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Title: Addiction
Series: Seven Deadly Sins #1
Author: Shantel Tessier
Genre: Romantic Suspense
Release Date: November 17, 2015
Pre-Release Blitz: November 11 – 13
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Cover Models: Lance Jones & Jami Watts
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I’m a sinner with no regrets.
I’m a man with no shame.
I’m a lover with no soul.
What am I?

You’re a loner with no friends.
You’re a beggar with no place to go.
You’re a face with no name.
Who are you?

It doesn’t really matter what I am or who you are. Everyone has sin in common. But I pride myself on doing it better. Through the eyes of another, I am envied. If they only knew the wrath I have endured. Greed can be a motherfucker, but it is what makes us strive to be better. Lust can make you burn, but without it you would freeze to death. Some of us are a glutton for punishment and want to feel the pain that reminds us we’re still alive rather than overcome by sloth.

The lure of these seven deadly sins is like an addiction. And I intend to indulge in each of these unforgivable sins.

~ Early Praise For Addiction ~

“Pulled in from page one and I’m still addicted to this book even after finishing it. The twists and turns Shantel takes you on will have your head spinning and your heart pounding.” ~Judy Miracle

“If you’re looking for a new Addiction then this is the book for you!!  Shantel will have you Addicted by the first chapter.  I couldn’t put it down.”  ~Kelly Tucker

“Addiction is a great story with lots twists and turns that will be sure to keep you on your toes.” ~Rachael Duncan (Author)

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I cross my arms over my chest, getting more comfortable. “Come in,” I call out.

The door opens, and she comes walking in as if she owns the place. Shoulders pulled back and chin up. She is dressed much differently than she was last night, but it doesn’t change the fact she’s beautiful. She’s pulled her long, dark hair up into a messy ponytail with loose pieces framing her flawless face. She has an oversized white t-shirt on that hangs off one shoulder. The color of her bra strap gets my attention. Black—my favorite color. She’s wearing a pair of black yoga pants that hugs her thin legs. Even though they cover more of her legs than her shorts did from last night, they seem more sexual. More intimate in a way that makes me want to peel them off her slowly.

“I need to have a word with you …” I arch a brow at her hard tone even though it did sound cute “… sir,” she adds a little softer, and I hide my smile. So she doesn’t have as much backbone as she wants me to think she has.

“I don’t think we’ve been properly introduced,” I say as I stand. I reach out my right hand toward her. “My name is …”

She holds up her hand stopping me. “I know who you are.” She cocks a dark eyebrow. “A word?” She’s all business.

I smirk as I sit back down. “Of course. And please, call me Case.” I gesture to the chair that sits across my desk.

“I’ll stand. This won’t take long.” She takes in a deep breath, and I allow myself a quick look at her large chest hidden behind that t-shirt. I can’t touch her, but I sure as hell can enjoy the view.

“What can I do for you?” I ask with amusement. I can think of several things I could do for her, all of which would require her being naked and bent over my desk. I rub my hands on my thighs as I feel my cock start to harden at the thought of her, open-mouthed, moaning in pleasure.

“My brother told me that he owes you.” She gets right to the point.

My face hardens at that statement. My amusement is replaced with anger. What else did he tell her? “I don’t see where what business I have with your brother is any of yours,” I say flatly.

She crosses her arms over her chest and lets out a huff. The motion blows the dark strands around her face. “That is where you are wrong. I don’t know what he owes you, but I’m willing to pay it.”

I refrain from chuckling at that. I lean forward and place my forearms on my desk. She quickly scans the tattoos on my arms and then looks back at me. “Taylor…”

“Call me Miss Williams,” she informs me lifting her chin.

“Miss Williams, I assure you that you cannot pay what he owes me.”

I watch as her tough act starts to unravel. “I don’t have a lot of money, that’s true. But maybe I can make payments,” she offers, her voice sounding more desperate than demanding.

I shake my head. “This isn’t about money.”

She stomps her foot, and I chuckle. Her beautiful blue eyes narrow on me as she uncrosses her arms and points an angry finger at me. “Name your price!” she demands. “Everyone has a price.”

If she only knew how right she is, but I say, “There is no price.”

She throws her arms out to her side. “I came here …” She pauses as she looks around the room as if it can give her some sort of an answer. Then she mutters a curse in frustration. When she looks back up at me, she looks desperate. Her eyes have softened, making them look lighter than they are. Her lips part as she breathes in a sigh, and her shoulders slump in defeat. And I hate that I like the way it looks. That it makes me feel like she needs me. That I hold all the answers. Too bad she’s not gonna get them.

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Shantel is a Texas born girl who now lives in Tulsa, Oklahoma with her high school sweetheart, who is a wonderful, supportive husband and their four year old little princess. She loves to spend time cuddled up on the couch with a good book

She has published five books in the Undescribable series and 2 books in the DASH series. She considers herself extremely lucky to get to be a stay at home wife and mother. Going to concerts and the movies are just a few of her favorite things to do. She hates coffee, but loves wine. She and her husband are both huge football fans, college and NFL. And she has to feed her high heel addiction by shopping for shoes weekly.

Although she has a passion to write, her family is most important to her. She loves spending evenings at home with her husband and daughter, along with their two cats and dog.

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Out now ~~ Brooke Blaine – Licked

Licked by Brooke Blaine

Date of Publication: November 11, 2015

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As the owner of Licked, an eclectic ice creamery and bar, Ryleigh Phillips doesn’t have time for that love stuff. Serving up Nibble My Nuts sundaes and Drunken Sailor boozy shakes are as close to an orgasmic affair as she’s had in months thanks to her expanding empire—until the night of her ten-year high school reunion.

When Ryleigh’s crush, gorgeous ex-football god Cameron Mathis, comes streaking into her life (literally—streaking), she begins to wonder if she really can have it all.

Wouldn’t it just figure that the moment you think life is perfect is when it falls spectacularly apart?

Enter Hunter Morgan, the contractor in charge of Licked’s renovations. Devastatingly handsome, and a smartass to boot, he’s got his eyes on Ryleigh from the moment he finds her passed out on his couch (yeah, that’s a long story). There’s just one tiny complication—he happens to be Cameron’s best friend.

When the lines between relationships and friendships blur, and it’s impossible to choose between two delicious flavors, what’s a girl to do? Taste a sample of each? Or go out and get LICKED?

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About Brooke Blaine

You could say Brooke Blaine was a book-a-holic from the time she knew how to read; she used to tell her mother that curling up with one at 4 a.m. before elementary school was her ‘quiet time.’ Not much has changed except for the espresso I.V. pump she now carries around and the size of her onesie pajamas.

Flash Point is Brooke’s debut solo novel, and she is the co-author of the erotic serial, A Desperate Man, with Ella Frank. The latter has scarred her conservative southern family for life, bless their hearts. Licked, a romantic comedy, will be released on November 11th, 2015.

If you’d like to get in touch with her, she’s easy to find – just keep an ear out for the Rick Astley ringtone that’s dominated her cell phone for ten years.

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Teaser

“And then?”

I tugged at the edge of my apron in an attempt to avoid the three pairs of eyes staring bug-eyed at me. “And then he walked me to my car.”

“And then you…?” Shayne asked.

“Went home,” I said.

“Wait a minute, can we talk about the fact that he made you sleep on his couch?” Paige’s eyebrows were raised up to practically her hairline. “I’m sorry, but in what fucking universe is that acceptable? Why didn’t you call Quinn to pick you up?”

“He didn’t make me, geez. He passed out and it was late, and I thought maybe…you know. Morning sex.”

Shayne cocked an eyebrow. “And did that happen?”

“Well, no. Hunter made me coffee, and then Cameron woke up and…that’s it.”

“Wait,” Quinn interrupted. “You slept in an apartment with two guys and both of them had you sleeping on the couch? Jesus, Ryleigh, it’s against man-code for that to happen. Did you wear a chastity belt last night or something?”

I groaned, my head falling into my hands. Of course the girls would give me a hard time. I’d been talking up tackling Cameron at the reunion for weeks, so my body wasn’t the only one feeling let down.

Still, I was seriously regretting inviting them over for a powwow at my shop during our off hours.

“I think I need another shot of vodka in my Feisty Ho-bag now.” Paige pushed her glass stemware toward me, and I grabbed a liquor bottle from behind the bar and tipped some into her glass.

Boozy shakes. They were the bread and butter of Licked during the brunch and evening hours, and the main reason for the expansion next door. I glanced at the black tarp hanging over the doorway that led to the space I’d bought a few months ago and sighed. Construction was running behind, and it was too late to hire another company if I wanted to keep the launch date set.

And I had to keep the date set.

“So are you seeing him again?” Shayne asked, dunking her cherry through the layers of baklava bits and whipped cream on top of her Nibble My Nuts shake. “I will totally get involved if I need to.”

No doubt she’d be successful. She basically ran one of the top matchmaking companies in the city, not that you’d know it from her degrading pay scale. Her boss was a fucking nightmare, but Shayne was convinced she had to pay her dues.

“I don’t need your expert skills this time, but thank you. He’s got my number, so…we’ll see.”

“You can’t just wait around for a guy to call,” she said.

“I’m not waiting. I’ve got all that”—I gestured to the ugly tarp that hid the mess behind it—”to deal with, so I’m actually quite busy at the moment.”

The three of them gave each other “the look.” You know, the one that said, We’ve got to help our poor little friend get laid so she doesn’t end up gorging on the ice cream and boozy shakes she makes and be relegated to spinsterhood.

“Guys,” I said, placing my hands on the counter as I stood in front of them. “I’m not on my way to spinsterhood. I just have priorities.”

“I’m sure you could squeeze Cameron Mathis in,” Quinn said with a wink. “Get it? Squeeze him in…”

“More like blow off the dust, grab a key, unlock that shit, and pray there are no bats,” Paige agreed.

Oh for fuck’s sake. “All right, no more booze for either of you.”

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Cover reveal ~ FALLEN ANGEL, part 4 by Tracie Podger

Date: 4th November 2015
Title: Fallen Angel, Part 4 – A Mafia Romance
Author: Tracie Podger

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Blurb:

It was in a small room in a hotel in Washington, DC, that Brooke Stone’s life changed forever—again.
***
Life had been peaceful, as peaceful as being a member of one of the most powerful crime families in America could be.
But life has a habit of throwing a curve ball, a curve ball so fast and so wide it knocks everyone from their feet.
From the streets of DC to the hills of Tuscany. From death to the utmost joy.
Join Brooke for the final chapter in the Fallen Angel series and witness the birth of a new crime dynasty.

This is a story of discovery, of finding a past, of heartache, and the greatest of love.

‘I’ve seen death and I’ve faced my worst fears – I survived.’

A Mafia Romance
Contemporary romance for readers over the age of 18 years.

 

 

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Orchards Blog.a.ver.sa.ry

Do you know what today is? Other than Monday?
IT’S OUR 3RD BIRTHDAY!!!!

 

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Yep, our fab little Golden Apple has been up and running for 3 amazing years and it’s all thanks to you, our readers, AND YOU, our truly amazing story telling Authors for making it a success!!
BUT it’s also a success because of our wonderful reviewers,
Crystal, Amanda, Tina & Simone, thank you for giving up your free time to review for us!
Our two newbies, Michelle & Becky, we hope you enjoy your time with Orchard.
From by gone days, Laura & Emma. MASSIVE thanks to Laura for all her hard work with the set up,millions of emails and the odd message of WTF is wrong with this blog?!?!?!
And Rachel, what can I say? I love you for all our crazy times! Our screaming at the blog because we didn’t realise we both couldn’t write at the same times….. our first ever fangirl signing…. OUR VERY OWN BOOK SIGNING….. the list goes on.
It’s been a crazy, emotional 3 years and I’m pretty sure my kindle hates me but onwards and upwards!
HAPPY 3RD BIRTHDAY ORCHARD BOOK CLUB!!!!
~Nicola~

 

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3 years! And what a time its been!
We’ve had ups and downs, griles come and go, babies, operations and exotic holidays, each of us have spread our wings into different things…..but Orchard has stayed close to us all.
We have had a truly fabulous year and love being part of such a great bunch of authors, bloggers and followers, each of us have made some life long friends.
Our beautiful book club really appreciates all the love and support you have given us……The love we have for reading is where it all started and has grown and is still growing into a truly amazing success!!
Going to echo what Nicola said, Orchard is still going after 3 years because of our team. Blogging , book reviewing and promoting is at times, hard, stressfull and can be very unrewarding, BUT all it takes is one lovely thank you message from the authors or a “god I need this book now’ message from a reader and it is all worth it! As a blog we have be very lucky to have worked and meet some fabulous people in the book world and your help and support makes us smile every day, looking forward to meeting and working with many more of you!
Nicola, well I think we still are still screaming at the page as bloody Facebook is trying to kill us most days lol. Thank you for all you do, Love you and our book club massively, so here is to the next year babe….. going to be a amazing one for Orchard just know it! 🙂

~Rachel~

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Thank you everyone, stick with us! 

 

 

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RELEASE day – Behind the Computer by FL Jacob

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BARNES & NOBLE: Coming Soon!
SYNOPSIS:

I’m Sawyer James, best-selling indie author.  There have been so many rumors going around about my model, Caleb Allen, and I that I can’t see straight.  So, instead of sitting back on my hands like I’m told I need to do, let it blow over, and kill everyone with kindness, I’m going to do what I do best, I’m going to write a book about our relationship. 
So here it is, our story.  The real story.
Now if you have anything to talk about, you can shove it because this is the truth. 
This is the story from behind the computer.


TEASER:
I straighten up and look at him; he’s come from the party. He has on a black suit with a crisp white shirt and ironically a green tie. 


“We match.” I try to smile.

He wipes the tears away from under my eyes and holds my face in his hands. “I picked it to match your eyes. I was hoping you would be there.”

“I’ve missed you,” I admit feeling relieved he hasn’t completely given up on me. 

“You have no idea how much I’ve missed you.” He wipes a few more stray tears. I laugh a little, and he smiles. “There’s that smile I love so much. I was watching you all day. You didn’t look at me once.”

“It was so hard.”

“That’s what she said.” He winks, and I let out a real laugh this time.





I am a mommy of two, wife to an amazing man, and full-time employee. Life is crazy and busy! I started writing again during a darker time in my life in a group write in a Facebook group. They brought back my passion for writing that I haven’t felt since high school and helped me through hard times. 

Starting this process was tedious and nerve-wracking, but my amazing ladies and my fabulous husband have inspired me to take my love for writing to the next step.

 


 

My current books are Have I Told You, I Won’t Give Up on You, A Very Merry Black Hollywood Christmas, and Give Me All of You, all part of the Black Hollywood Series.  

Behind the Computer is a new standalone that is not part of the BH series.  It’s a step outside of my comfort zone, but the story hit me like a ton of bricks so I went with it. 

 


 

Coming 2016, One in a Million. New Characters, New story, Standalone! More information coming soon.

~R~



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Pre Release ~ The Disappearance of Catherine Brodie by Grace Harper

 

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The Disappearance of Catherine Brodie is releasing on November 3rd and is available for Pre-Order on iBooks and Amazon.

The Pre-Order price is discounted to 99c, 99p of your country’s equivalent value, it will stay at that price until 10th November 2015.
Amazon: myBook.to/TDOCB
iBooks: https://itun.es/gb/9YdQ-.l
You can also add it to your TBR list on Goodreads here: http://bit.ly/1LaJwKl

Synopsis:

Catherine Brodie has a happy life in Brighton, she has friends, a secret boyfriend and almost at the end of her law degree.
However, everything changes when she reaches her twentieth birthday.
She tells a white lie to get out of a family dinner to celebrate her birthday and sneaks off to a party. The repercussions upend her secure and stable life. Two weeks later, she attends the funeral of her brother and parents. Each birthday following sends Catherine into turmoil with more heartache and misery. There are those that wish her harm.
Alexander Devlin was there the night of her birthday and by coincidence, he crosses paths with her every year. Catherine dismisses the coincidence, but her best friend Tara Adkins is convinced fate is throwing them together.
The first novel of a new quartet that tells the story of Catherine Brodie and her struggle to come to terms with what she did that had far-reaching consequences. It is an epic tale of love, passion, and revenge.
Devastated with her loss, Catherine carves out a new life and starting her own business. The group of friends she picks up along the way helps her hide from those who wish her harm. It doesn’t take long for her harasser to find her and make her life a misery once more.
The question is, will Alexander Devlin be there in time to save her?

 

 

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To be in with a chance of winning a signed paperback (open internationally), sign up to my newsletter HERE to keep up to date with future releases and exclusive prizes.

Five winners will be picked from anyone who signed up between 27th October 2015 and 30th November 2015.

Winners will be notified via the newsletter in December 2015.
The host for this post is not responsible and neither is the social media platform, I am
Grace Harper x

~R~

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Book Tour for Unshakable by Gigi Aceves.

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Title:  Unshakable (Able Series #4)
Author: Gigi Aceves
Blog Tour: October 26 – 30
Genre: New Adult
Hosted by: S.B.B. Promotions

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The Wildflower and Her Shield

Sophia Andrews craves simplicity in the complex mosaic world of politics.

Damien Williams thrives in the complex environment of the Secret Service with great simplicity.

As their worlds collide, so do their feelings for each other.

Damien is her Shield. Sophia is his ever-rebellious Wildflower. His love and affection is her only wish and desire. Her safety is his prime concern. What happens when he tries to protect Sophia from the very world she exists in?

Will he choose his love for his job or his love for the woman he serves to protect? Will loving Damien hinder her own happiness? Can Sophia do what is expected of her, or will she take a stand?

Will the pomp that surrounds Sophia and Damien be the circumstance that will make their love UNSHAKABLE?

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After growing up in the Philippines, I now live in California with my husband and two girls. My husband survived two bouts of cancer, AML Leukemia and Mucoid Carcinoma; hence, the inspiration for Unbreakable. I thank the good Lord for healing my husband, twice. It can’t get any better than that.

Our oldest, Andrea is a junior in APU. When she looks at my computer, the first thing out of her mouth is “Mom! What are you looking at? Dad!” Our youngest, Allysa is a freshman in high school. The few times she passed by me and looked over my shoulder when I was writing, her reaction was, “Mom! I’m telling dad!” There you have it; I have two double agents in my house. What happened to loyalty?

If my husband is the ying to my yang, Andrea is the Marlin to my Dory while Allysa is the Buzz Lightyear to my Woody. I love the beach, but I hate the sand; I love to travel, but I hate to fly; I love to eat but, I hate gaining weight (all women can relate to this); and so goes my little quirks in life.

Am I crazy? Well, the jury is still out on that one; however, I’d like to think if I can make one person smile with my craziness, it’s all worth it.

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