"Spring is in the Air" BLOG HOP + PRIZES

Spring is in the air! And so is love...

In my novella, Because You Love Me, Sabrina Monroe and Jake Landon are caught in a tug of war between love and trust. A hurt Sabrina wants nothing more than to forget about Jake... A wary yet determined Jake wants to bury the past and start anew. With Jake determined to gain back her love, Sabrina is left longing for his trust. In a fight for “all or nothing”, they’ll soon discover that even an imperfect love can triumph over all.

Check out my new excerpt below and let me know what you think! Leave a comment with your email address to be entered to win a choice of: $5 Amazon gift card or... the mystery prize :). You'll also be automatically entered to win XOXO Publishing's grand prize. Hop ends March 29th. Happy Spring!
   
**NEW** Excerpt from “Because You Love Me”
“How late will you be here tonight?”
“Not long, maybe another hour or so. I think I’m going to take some work home so I don’t have to be here past midnight.”
Through the years, he’d gotten used to her late nights at work. He’d never understood why a slide presentation or brochure required anyone to work past six but evidently it did so he’d learned to stop asking. But he made it a point to call her every night so that he was the last thing she thought about when she went to bed.
“I can hang out and give you a ride home.” She was shaking her head before he even finished his offer and for some reason that irritated him. “Why not?”
“I’m going to take a car service home so you don’t have to hang around here and be bored.”
“I don’t mind.”
“Well I do. You’ll just distract me and then I’ll get nothing done.”
He smiled at the thought that he had the same effect on her as she did on him. “It goes both ways, babe. But I wouldn’t mind a little distraction.”
He started slowly advancing toward her, gradually backing her up against the wall.
“Oh no, Jake, don’t even think about it.”
“I won’t,” he drawled then reached for her.
Tilting her head back, he fitted his lips against hers. She gasped and he swallowed the soft sound, taking in all she had to offer. He slanted his mouth over hers, savoring the soft textures of her lips, drinking in her sweetness.
Her hands dug into his chest as he continued his tender assault. The kiss was hot and wet and thoroughly arousing.
He wanted nothing more than to hoist her up against the wall and lose himself in her. Instead, he pulled away from her as he gathered his senses. She laid her head against his chest, her hands twisted in the rough material of his shirt.
“You OK?”
Her slow nod felt like a caress. He placed a hand under her chin and lifted her face up to his.
The desire in her eyes beckoned his and at that moment he forgot about his promise.
“I want you,” he whispered huskily.

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Comments

laurie said…
thank you for the wonderful give away

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Swordlily said…
That was one sexy excerpt :) interesting to read from a male perspective :)
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bn100 said…
Nice excerpt
Thanks for participating

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Meghan said…
Thanks for the giveaway! Spring is in the air, but unfortunately living in Upstate NY, it is not even close to arriving. It snowed again at my house just tonight. I'm looking forward to the warm weather and longer days though. Spring is the time of love and my favorite romance novel is entitled "Outlander" by Diana Gabaldon. It's not strictly a romance novel as it's found in the literature section of a bookstore, but it has strong romantic elements. Jamie Fraser is my favorite romantic hero as he's strong, sensitive, honorable and slightly flawed. Sometimes his pride gets in the way of making the right decision, but in the end, he'd do anything for Claire.
I love this giveaway hop! And, I plan to keep on hopping!

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Bookish Stacy said…
Sounds interesting. Thanks for the giveaway!

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Cassandra said…
I'm loving it!
Thanks for the awesome giveaway!
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kittyb78 said…
Nice excerpt! Thanks for being part of the hop. :)
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Catherine Lee said…
That's an enticing excerpt. Thanks for sharing.
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nayjf said…
I find myself wondering what tore the two character apart in the first place

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Jeanette Platt said…
That was a great excerpt... I was like what promise did he make... Thanks for being part of the hop.

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Shelly Hammond said…
Thank you for the chance to enter. I love the excerpt from the book "Because You Love Me". It left me wanting to read more. I'm going to head over and check it out at Amazon the second that I am done here!
I really like the writing style and the way it just plainly left you really wanting to know more about the characters and it was so unfair to give the snippet and stop :P
Thank you again for the chance and happy spring to everyone!
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Ashley Applebee said…
Thanks for the great giveaway and the great excerpt!! The winner is gonna have a hard choice to pick the prize!!
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Cindi said…
So romantic:) I've been reading YA and sci-fi lately for reviews. I'm jonesing for some loving!!

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Natasha said…
Thanks for the excerpt and the chance to win!
Sounds really good!!
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Ana Smith said…
Thanks for the giveaway!

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Mimi Smith said…
That's a hot excerpt right there. Gotta love distraction.

Thanks for the giveaway!

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Daniel M said…
liked the excerpt thanks for the giveaway - regnod(at)yahoo(d0t)com
Ellen Thompson said…
Thanks for the great excerpt and giveaway! Because You Love Me sounds awesome.
Krysykat said…
Thanks for the excerpt and the giveaway!

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Lena Hart said…
Thanks everyone for visiting my blog and commenting! I used Random.org to select a winner and Mimi Smith is the winner of my giveaway.

Congrats Mimi!