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Friday, July 20, 2012

THE RENOVATED HEART - RELEASE DAY GIVEAWAY!

My newest book, The Renovated Heart is available TODAY on the Secret Craving Publishing site! It will soon be on Amazon, Barnes & Noble, ARe and Bookstrand, too. Leave  a comment and I'll select someone at random to receive a copy FREE!

A bit about the book 
Can a broken heart be renovated like an old house? Kit’s life came to a halt when her husband slapped her with a divorce. Finding herself without a job or a place to live, she’s forced to take Tunney Nichols up on his offer of cheap rent for his parent’s house.The catch: she must allow him to renovate while she’s living there. Out of fear, Kit tells a lie she soon regrets as she is drawn to the sexy man plastering and painting his way into her heart.
Can Sarah forget the abuse from her late husband? Can she fix her heart and the hearts of her children?  With her two children in tow, she relocates to be near her sister, she meets Jim, a neighbor and English professor. A mutual interest in writing, paves the way for a friendship that blossoms into romance. But is Jim the right man for Sarah or does another man from her past still light her fire? 

A SHORT EXCERPT:
Kit Alexander ordered a Cosmopolitan, sat back, her heart racing in anticipation of tomorrow’s departure. After twelve years of marriage, a career in banking and raising an eleven year-old daughter, Kit was finally going to live her dream of becoming a published author.
With their daughter safely enrolled in boarding school, she could accompany her husband on a world tour as the newest band member of Blue Waters band. Tagging along as a band wife,
Kit planned to write a book about her experiences.
A tinny version of Johnny’s favorite song came up. The familiar sound meant a text message arrived on her phone, causing her to put down her drink.
Are you all packed? Is Johnny there yet? Wishing you an amazing trip, Hugs, Sarah.
Kit typed in,
Yes, no. Our first three cities are Amsterdam, London and Prague. Thanks, lady. Hugs, Kit.
Sipping her Cosmo, Kit looked around La Nuit Fran├žaise—a posh, intimate French restaurant decorated in turquoise, red and gold, tucked into the west side of Manhattan. Beautiful people dressed in expensive clothing pretending to be someone important filled the restaurant. In addition to paying through the nose for the good food, they were also paying to be seen. Save me from such pretention. Wearing a sexy dress in midnight blue silk, her dark cerulean blue eyes shining, her spun gold hair draping well below her shoulders in loose curls, she was the loveliest woman in the room.
A man approach her table, she smiled at her husband, Johnny, as he plopped down in the empty chair across from her.
He ordered a beer plus another Cosmopolitan for Kit.
“You look great, Kit,” Johnny said, taking a swig of his beer. His gaze lowered to her neckline then returned to her face.
“A fresh look for a new start…tomorrow I launch a new life. We both do.” She picked up the second Cosmo and took a sip.
“We need to talk about tomorrow,” Johnny said, looking down at the silverware.
Don't forget to leave your email address with your comment. Winner will be selected Saturday morning!!
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8 comments:

Kathleen Ball said...

Congrats Jean- scanned the excerpt- wanted the book to be a surprise- an anticipated gift!!! I'm not entering your contest- I already bought it!!!

Molly Daniels said...

Happy Release Day Jean:) Wishing you many many sales! Excerpt and blurb definitely make me want to pick this one up:)

Iris B said...

Sounds like yet another great story! Congratulations on the release, Jean!

LKF said...

Congrats on your release. :} I loved the blurb and excerpt. This book is one I will enjoy reading.
Lynda
lyndakayefrazier@yahoo.com

Sherry Burney said...

Can't wait to get it. Love your books!!

Lindsay said...

Congrats on the new release

Lacie Nation said...

Sounds wonderful, but then all your books are amazing!! I wish you many sales.

hotcha12 said...

hi Jean! congrats on your winner new release!

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