Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Harlequin's Deception {+ Giveaway}

Harlequin's Deception
The Naked Truth Series
By Candi Fox

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Ten years ago, the world as we know it changed. The shift is what it became known as. Overnight, paranormal beings came out of the proverbial closet. Something in reality had shifted. Those who had no idea they were paranormal were awakened to a new reality. Ten years in and Harlowe Lake Kelly, Harley to her friends, is back in her small Oklahoma town, widowed and striking out in a new career, namely, a successful magic agency. 

Her uncanny abilities at using potions, spells, and other means at solving supernatural crimes, thrust her into a partnership with local law enforcement. Things would be great if it wasn’t for the three sexy, but deadly, men who stand at all corners of her new life. Lucien, the ancient, alluring Vampire who has made it clear he wants more than Harley’s luscious curves. Cowboy, who wants to possess her in every way imaginable, and Aiden. 

The newcomer who has strict orders from his Vampire boss... but she senses has his own agenda. But in a world where things and beings are never what they seem, life isn’t promised and love comes with many strings. So what’s a girl to do to untangle those strings? 

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Candi joins us today to answer some questions about her writing. Welcome, Candi.

What is the hardest part of writing a paranormal story and what is the easiest?

Honestly for me there isn’t a hard part for writing paranormal. I saw my first ghost at the early age of two. I’ve been immersed in it ever since. The easiest part is I love paranormal. I get to write about something I can’t seem to get enough of. I get to share it with others.

Do you have a writing routine or just write where and when the muse strikes?

I have a minimalistic routine. The plan is to write every single day, and as much as I can.

What 2 books would be found on your protagonist's bedside table to read?

Deepak Chopra’s version of the Kama Sutra
Encyclopedia of Magical Herbs by Scott Cunningham

Are you currently working on any new books?

I have several new books in the works. The third installment of The Killing Chronicles, Darkest Knight. A novella for a hot summer romance anthology. Working on a book for the Tulsa Immortals series which I have been invited to write in by the creator. I have a YP series on the backburner.

Candi, thanks for joining us today and answering these questions. I like your protagonist's reading selection. I have a copy of Scott Cunningham's book.

About the Author: 
Candi Fox, co-host of the wildly popular radio show Candi and Company with over 900 thousand listeners began her venture in the paranormal at the tender age of two, when she witnessed her first apparition. From that moment on the paranormal seemed to follow her. No matter where she moved, the house she lived in the house next door, or the house down the street always seemed to be haunted.  She often wondered if she drew the spirits to her. Little did she know that she was indeed a magnet of sorts. It wasn't until she was in her late twenties that she found people who could not only explain her gifts, but would also help her hone them. 

Armed with this new knowledge she began to openly explore hauntings and other paranormal phenomena. Growing up in Indiana lent her the opportunity to explore many famous haunted places including the Hannah House, which was once part of the Underground Railroad. A little over two years ago she moved to Tulsa, OK and has began to explore the haunted landscape in a new state.  

Candi lives with her husband and furry children in Tulsa. She is passionate about the occult, saving and rehabilitating horses, horseback riding, magic, all things mystical and has her Reiki Mastery. She uses her own paranormal experiences as well as her own life traumas to write from a grounded and realistic perspective about subjects that are hard to talk about and even harder to feel for yourself.  

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Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Beltway Betrayers {+ Giveaway}

Beltway Betrayers
Taylor Marsh

Publication date: May 12, 2017
Genres: Adult, Psychological Thriller

There’s a secret.
A woman is heard whimpering in a parking garage.
A dark side to the powerfully rich is exposed.

And Alex Gantry is at the center of it all.
After several frightening events that shook Alex’s world, things have settled down.

So it seems…
Elite life coach, Alex Gantry, is enjoying her new life in the Washington, D.C. Beltway.

T.J. Gale, who’s part greenpreneur, part leader of a quick-strike unit of former military and intelligence professionals, has set her heart aflame.
Alex and T.J. are in love.
Enter Jett Spence, a man who once was part of T.J.’s world but who is now an unknown, because no one can tell whose side he’s on.
Two thousand miles away in Hollywood, Alex’s old haunts, the powerful producer Brian Marks is falling apart because he’s lost her. The woman he never thought would leave him is now in the bed of a younger man.

In New York City, T.J.’s ex-wife, Lisa, is looking to get even with the woman she thinks destroyed her marriage. Her vengeful father Davin Dalaney is eager to help because T.J. is no longer willing to ignore his criminal profits.

Brian is intent on getting Alex back.

Lisa wants to make her pay.

And T.J. is attempting to keep her safe.

Alex believes she can take care of herself, but being with T.J. has taught her it’s not always that simple.

From the Washington, D.C. Beltway to Los Angeles, California, the stakes couldn’t be higher.

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When you begin to flesh out your story, do you sit down with paper and pen in hand or at the computer? Do you continue writing that way until the story is finished?

The first thing I do, before anything else, is sit down to meditate. I do this before I write a word.

I write on a Mac.

Once I begin, I write until a full chapter is in draft. I continue until the manuscript is complete.

What two books would be on your main characters' TBR list?

“Lucky,” by Jackie Collins
Meredith Wild’s “Hardwired”

What was the most surprising element of writing the BELTWAY BETRAYERS?

That two of the characters I only named in Book 1, became the center of the action in BELTWAY BETRAYERS. It was so much fun seeing these two characters assert themselves.

Are you currently working on any new projects you can tell the readers about?

Absolutely, Book 3 is already taking shape in my mind. I’m letting the characters roam around in my ruminations right now and they’re having way too much fun. I’ve not talked about this until now, but one of the characters from Book 1 will come back in the next book. She’s a young actor who’s come into her own, learning to use her power. She's a client of Alex Gantry, the heroine, who is an elite life coach. The working title, emphasis on working title, is Beltway Hits Sin City. It’s set in Las Vegas, the place where I once spent a lot of time partying, and where I later met my husband. 

Taylor Marsh writes smart, arousing romance while deciphering world events. She lives in the Beltway area of Washington D.C.
“Beltway Betrayers,” Book 2 of The Beltway Series, will be out in May 2017 and Book 3 of this series will be out in the fall.
She is a former Broadway performer and beauty queen who was the Relationship Consultant for LA WEEKLY, then the nation’s top alternative newsweekly. Taylor is the author of two traditionally published non-fiction books, “The Hillary Effect,” and her memoir, “The Sexual Education of a Beauty Queen.”
Taylor was profiled in The Washington Post and The New Republic for her coverage of Hillary Clinton during the 2008 Democratic primary season. She became a contributor to The Huffington Post in 2006, and has written for Washington, D.C.’s The Hill, as well as for U.S. News & World Report and for Zócalo Public Square in Los Angeles, among others.
As a seasoned entertainer, communicator and speaker, Taylor has also been interviewed by The Los Angeles Times, Al Jazeera Media Network, The New York Times, BBC, CNN, MSNBC, and C-SPAN’s Washington Journal, among other outlets.


Monday, May 22, 2017

Tornado Warning: The Extraordinary Women of Joplin

Today may seem like an ordinary Monday to most, but for people of Joplin, MO, it’s an anniversary and a celebration. It’s been six years since that town was struck by a deadly tornado. It’s an anniversary of their loss and a celebration of the lives that go on.

Today I’m delighted to welcome author Tamara Hart Heiner to Thoughts in Progress to talk about her experience while researching and writing TORNADO WARNING: THE EXTRAORDINARY WOMEN OF JOPLIN.

The true story about seven ordinary women and one extraordinary event... Summer is coming, and the residents in Joplin, Missouri anticipate the rush of freedom and activities that will follow: graduation, summer classes, vacations, overflowing gardens, family time, and plenty of photo opportunities.
What they don't anticipate is the mile-wide tornado that will devastate the town on May 22, 2011, in the middle of dinner preparations, visits to friends and family, and graduation ceremonies. The tornado kills over a hundred in the deadliest tornado disaster in Missouri in a century and leaves thousands more homeless.
In the face of this tragedy, seven women must gather their courage and hold their families together. Each will make different choices to protect loved ones and strangers and recover from the winds of destruction

Join me now in giving a warm welcome to Tamara. Welcome, Tamara.

In May 2011, more than a hundred people died in the deadliest tornado outbreak this century.

In fact, it was the deadliest tornado outbreak in the modern era. In this day of forecasts and tornado sirens and weather alarms, most people can get to safety before a tornado hits. 
Last night, May 18, 2017, my city was once again under a tornado warning. I was reminded of that night six years ago when we were under a tornado warning the same time as Joplin. Joplin was the perfect recipe for disaster, and when the mile-wide tornado struck, the city wasn't ready.
The night of that tornado, my little city forty minutes away was also under a tornado warning. I spent the night in the bathtub downstairs with my little babies, completely unaware that less than an hour away a city was being decimated. When I learned of the disaster, I wondered what on earth I could do to help. My husband was deployed, I had three children under the age of six, and I'm a small-framed 100-pound woman.
It came to me one morning as I drove to a book signing that took me through Joplin. I was listening to the radio, and the deejay said, “We have your help and your support now, but remember us in six months. We will still need you. Remember us in five years. In ten years.” I realized how true that was. Joplin’s recovery would take a decade, but in the face of the next national disaster, no one would give Joplin a second thought.
And I knew what I could do. I could write a book. I could memorialize what happened, permanently etch the survivors' words into history, and donate all the proceeds to Joplin.
And that's exactly what I did.
I’m not a meteorologist; I’m not even a journalist. I’m a fiction writer. So the first thing I did was contact the National Weather Service and ask them if they could direct me. They did. They put me in contact with Steve Runnels from the Springfield, MO weather center. He kindly sent me official documents and reports of the incident, accountability reports they had to make explain the disaster, to show what they did to prevent it and what could be done in the future. He also patiently answered all my questions as I stumbled through the weather jargon and attempted to translate the legalese to layman terms. Next, I contacted various professors and meteorologists to have them read over my interpretation of the data and make sure I got it right (the hardest part was that they sometimes contradicted each other on what they thought was correct). It was painstaking and I frequently broke out in a cold sweat when I worried about getting something wrong. But with their help, we got it together. The first third of the book is a technical explanation of what happened but written so that the average person can read it and understand.
The last third of the book is a treatise on emergency preparedness, and again I had many kind professors to thank for conducting interviews with me and helping come up with a concise plan any citizen can follow.
The meat of the book, however, is where the heart is. Rather than just have a piecemeal of several different people talking about what happened to them during the ten minutes the tornado ravaged its way through Joplin, I wanted to give an intimate picture into the lives of a few people. I need a snapshot of their day from beginning to end, and then the reconstruction afterward. I conducted dozens of interviews and found women were much more willing to talk than guys. Not only that, but they could usually remember the kinds of details that give an experience flavor. Being a fiction writer, I wrote in the narrative nonfiction style so that the interviews read like a story rather than a documentary.
Thus the book became about the women who held their families and neighbors together during and after the tornado. I wanted to show more than just the sensational, dramatic event. I wanted to show how such an event affects the entire community. I also wanted the book to be inspirational, to focus more on the tender, nurturing, hopeful side of humanity rather than the dark, pillaging side that often emerges in a crisis. The book was picked up by Dancing Lemur Press, a press that often publishes inspirational nonfiction.
This book holds a special place in my heart. It was by far the hardest book I’ve ever written, and I doubt I will ever tackle a project like it again. 100% of the royalties go straight back into helping Joplin rebuild, and when Joplin doesn't need it anymore, I'll pick another city that does.
I hope that if you read it, you will feel some of that thriving, irrepressible human spirit, that fire that refuses to give up. The book is available here  through all major online retailers and is also available on audio!
Don't forget. Whether it's Joplin or Baton Rouge or somewhere else, help where you can. When you can't, thank the Lord that you have what you do and pray for those that don't.

Tamara, thanks for joining us today and sharing this insight into her story. It’s a fascinating story and I can’t begin to image what they experienced that day.

Now for those who aren’t familiar with Tamara, here’s a bit of background on her in her own words.

Author Tamara Hart Heiner
I live in Arkansas with my husband and four children, two crazy boys and two pretty little princesses.

I am the author of the young adult suspense PERILOUS series (DELIVERER, PERILOUS, ALTERCATION, and PRICELESS), INEVITABLE, LAY ME DOWN, and the Cassandra Jones saga. My non-fiction book about the Joplin tornado came out in May 2014. You can find out more about what I'm writing and catch deleted scenes from my books on my blog.

For more on Tamara and her writing, visit her website and blog then connect with her on Facebook and Twitter.

Thanks for stopping by today during Tamara’s visit. Be sure to check back later this week when I share my thoughts on this inspirational story. I hope you haven’t, but have you ever experienced a tornado?

Thursday, May 18, 2017

Ghostal Living {+ Giveaway}

GHOSTAL LIVING by Kathleen Bridge
◊ Series: Hamptons Home & Garden Mystery, Book 3
◊ Mass Market Paperback: 320 pages
◊ Genre: Mystery, Thriller, Suspense
◊ Publisher: Berkley (May 2, 2017)
◊ Language: English
◊ ISBN-10: 0425276600
◊ ISBN-13: 978-0425276600

In the latest mystery from the author of Better Homes and Corpses and Hearse and Gardens, Hamptons interior designer and antiques picker Meg Barrett uncovers a veil of spooky goings-on... 

The first Sag Harbor Antiquarian Book and Ephemera Fair is right around the corner, and interior designer Meg Barrett has her hands full decorating rooms at the Bibliophile Bed & Breakfast for wealthy rare book collector Franklin Hollingsworth. Rumor has it Hollingsworth is in possession of an unpublished manuscript written by F. Scott Fitzgerald. When the Fitzgerald manuscript's authenticator is found dead at the bottom of a cliff, Meg suspects a killer is on the loose.
Rare books start disappearing from the B & B and Meg sees a connection between the stolen books and the deceased authenticator. With the fair looming, she finds herself caught up in catching a killer and thief before another victim is booked for death.


Just one look at the cover of GHOSTAL LIVING and you can’t help but be drawn in.

Once inside the pages, author Kathleen Bridges introduces you to realistic and likable characters that you can relate to. With their quirky ways and refreshing personalities you’ll want to learn more and more about them.

Through vivid details, rich descriptions, and historical tidbits the author brings you a well-balanced story. The setting comes alive and the story flows at a good pace.

With a good mix of suspense and mystery, the author keeps you guessing until the end. An added bonus is several tasty recipes and informative decorating tips provided at the end. A fascinating read that will hold you captive until the last page.

Ghostal Living by Kathleen Bridge, Hamptons Home & Garden Mystery (Book #3), Berkley, @2017, ISBN: 978-0425276600, Mass Market Paperback, 320 Pages

FTC Full Disclosure – A copy of this book was sent to me by the publisher. However, receiving the complimentary copy did not influence my review. The thoughts are completely my own and given honestly and freely.

Thanks to the wonderful folks at Penguin Random House, I have a print copy of GHOSTAL LIVING by Kathleen Bridge to giveaway. The giveaway is open to residents of the U.S. only and will end at 12 a.m. (EST) on Friday, May 26.

To enter the giveaway, just click on the Rafflecopter widget below and follow the instructions. The widget may take a few seconds to load so please be patient. A winner will be selected by the Rafflecopter widget and I’ll send an email with the subject line “Thoughts in Progress Giveaway.” The winner will have 72 hours to reply to the email or another winner will be selected. PLEASE be sure to check your spam folder from time to time after the giveaway ends to make sure the notification email doesn’t end up there. If you win and you’ve already won the book somewhere else or you just decided for whatever reason you don’t want to win (which is fine), once again PLEASE let me know.

Thanks so much for stopping by. Have you ever had any dealings with an interior designer? What was the experience like?

Tuesday, May 16, 2017

The Good Dictator {+ A Bonus}

I’m always delighted when I can introduce a new-to-me author and tell you about their latest release. Today I’m welcoming Goncalo J. Nunes Dias, who is here to talk about his release, THE GOOD DICTATOR: The Birth of an Empire (Volume 1).

There’s also an added bonus: you will be able to download the book for free May 19 and May 20 directly from Amazon and Smashwords.

Here’s a synopsis of THE GOOD DICTATOR:

An unidentified object parked on the moon - and no one seems to know where it came from. Gustavo, a middle-aged computer programmer with a comfortable and grey life, decides to make a list of what he would need to survive a hypothetical attack. He becomes obsessed with the list, spends a fortune, robs a drugstore: his own family thinks he is going insane. However, after the attack, it’s the insane who are well prepared for a new era in society.

First book of a trilogy. Excerpt: - I’ll ask you something and you may not decline. – Said Rute with a seductive look. - Tell me. - Today, you will have to have dinner with me as a way to repay you for all of your work. Gustavo gave a little laugh and placed his right hand on Rute's left arm. - You don’t have to repay me; I did it because I like your company. - I won't accept a no, please. At that moment, Gustavo felt like kissing her thin lips, but he thought that perhaps he was misreading her signs and feared being rejected. - I accept the invitation, then. But first, I will go home, take a shower, change, and bring some wine to water the food. - Perfect. – Rute answered with a pleasant smile. While he dressed up for dinner, Gustavo found himself a little nervous, he liked Rute and felt attracted to her, but he wonder if she felt the same way and it everything seemed so fast and recent that it was best to just have a single peaceful, relaxed night, in good company, and not to try any foolishness. He left home very elegant, with two bottles of red wine and with his hands sweating in anxiety. When he arrived, Rute was already dressed with one of Marta's beautiful dresses, which was somewhat weird for Gustavo. She was still cooking dinner, and they had an exciting talk which lasted the entire dinner, always watered with red wine, which soon made Rute a little tipsy, since she had not drunk for a long time. They talked about the past and their previous relationships. Rute confessed that she missed her two daughters and her father a lot, but she did not mention her grandson, because she did not want to give the image of being grandmother, she didn't even mentioned having missed her husband, because she actually did not feel that way. Gustavo talked about the list, his obsession with the attack, his idiotic parents-in-law, how they had gotten hold of power and the complicated political situation in which he was involved. He did not know whether or not he should kiss her, if he should make a move, if he was mistaking things; Rute on the other hand, felt like kissing him, but she was afraid he took her as an old woman, that the nine year difference would be too much for him. A little after finishing dinner, there was an uncomfortable silence; Gustavo did not know what to say, nor what subject to bring up, he thought silence was a signal it was time to depart, besides, tomorrow he would have to wake up early for the agricultural tasks. He got up, and when he was ready to speak, Rute got up with him and caught his hand softly; she thought of saying something to keep him from going, but she simply looked at Gustavo’s blue eyes; he was filled with courage and approached Rute’s face and lips slowly. After the first kiss, many others came and their hands ran across both of their bodies with more and more intensity; they got into the small bedroom without stopping their kisses as they took off their clothes as they took off their clothes in a clumsy manner and ended up naked on the old bed that Gustavo had brought a few hours ago.

Join me now in welcoming Goncalo as he answers some questions, Welcome, Goncalo.

Tell us about the main character, for example, what are his strong aspects and his weakness.

Gustavo, the main character, it’s a regular person with a comfortable job, nice house, small kids, but he doesn’t love anymore is wife (Marta).

Here’s two excerpts:
“… he had not loved her for some time. He did not think about getting divorced, Marta was a good mother for his sons, they had both gotten a good home, they even had a comfortable life, but he was sure that, but for the children, he would have already filed for divorce.”

“He had committed many mistakes in his life, he had failed in many aspects, but he wanted to be a good father, and the best thing for his kids was to be close to their mother, even if this meant he had to spend the life with someone so futile like Marta.”

Gustavo is a competitive person, even with their friends:
“Everybody turned to Gustavo waiting for a serious answer, without jokes, everybody knew he was calculating, practical and very logical. Gustavo, in turn, was sometimes rather competitive and knew that if he exposed his theory, they would want to do the same and this could lower his percentages of survival. At this very moment, he hated himself for thinking in such a selfish and competitive way with his old friends and that he probably would not see them again.”

When the object parked on the moon, he got obsessed with the list:
“The creation of the list had brought some adrenaline to his life, some hope in something new, in some sort of change. And now, there he was in one of his favorite places and he was thinking that he had failed, that the poor emotion he had for life had led him to the exaggeration of spending too much money, putting at risk his working place, and even worse, putting in risk his freedom after an unnecessary robbery.

While he was immersed in these thoughts, he saw his father open the old gated of the property and approach him. Gustavo sighed and thought that he would now have to hear his old father give him a moral lesson about life; accept your mistakes and don't fly into paranoia or exaggerations. That was exactly what he did not want right now, he had come to that place to be alone and now he would hear his father in a speech about common sense.”

Gustavo’s strongest aspects are probably his faster adaptable to a new situation, and he is a planner:

Gustavo laughed again, he looked down with an amused look and saw the great hate that emanated from The Fatty.

- Do you know why it came down to this? You on your knees and me standing and observing your village in flames? Because you’re the weakest link. You know, you fatty, in the animal world, the ones who adapt the better to the environmental conditions are the ones who survive, and just between you and me, we both have the best example of it. You, who still think you are the GNR commander and that someone will come from the past to make me pay for my deeds. While I have quickly adapted to the new reality: as soon as the craft landed on The Moon, I made a list of indispensable things, I spent a lot of money in this list, I robbed a drugstore and was considered to be crazy by my family, but when the attack occurred, this crazy one was the one who had adapted the best to the new environment. And, let me tell you: I longed for this attack; I was fed up with living my comfortable and gray life behind a computer.”

Gustavo’s weakness it’s probably his inability to improvise:
Gustavo remained quiet, feeling uncomfortable that Ramiro was better prepared than he was. He would've liked to have had a few minutes to think about some excuses, but he remained still, with no excuses, awaiting another wave of accusations and with some fear of what would come. Ramiro continued:”

The novel it’s a dystopian or a utopian?

I think dystopian and utopian came along, and depends on the perspective of the reader. When the book was released in the Portuguese market, some said: it’s a post-apocalyptic novel, others a dystopian and either another’s claims it was a utopian. For Gustavo and his friends are a utopian, because they try to build a better society.

Gustavo speaking:
“- I don’t do this for the power, Ramiro, I do this for our children, so that the future generation doesn't have to live in an unequal, corrupt and unprincipled society. I don’t want to be in power forever, I’m in favor of creating a law that one will only be able to be in public positions no more than eight years; after which, no privileges or special treatment are reward so that they have to go back to their work. Politics will be seen as a contribution to society and not as an opportunity to get rich and find well-paid state jobs for your friends. I do this so that your daughters and my children only hear about Swiss banks, tax havens and stock exchanges, like Wall Street, as things of a dark and greedy past from a lost society. I won’t allow you and your friends to change my view of the future.”

Goncalo, thanks for joining us today and sharing this insight into your story.

Now here’s a bit of background on the author.

Author Goncalo JN Dias
Gonçalo JN Dias was born in Lisbon in 1977, and graduated in Environmental Engineering and Natural Resources of the Polytechnic Institute of Castelo Branco (Portugal). He lives today in the Basque Country, Spain.

The Good Dictator I, was his first novel, become a bestseller in Portugal and Brazil, consequently it was translated in two more languages.

Before writing the second part of the Good Dictator, he's now writing a crime fiction.

Besides writing, he is an Ork Tree Expert and Ornithologist.

For more on the author and his writing, visit his website and connect with him on Goodreads and Twitter.

Thanks for stopping by today during Goncalo’s visit. Remember you can download THE GOOD DICTATOR for free on May 19 and May 20. Do you enjoy learning about authors from other countries?

Monday, May 15, 2017

Lethal Lies {+ Giveaway}

I’m delighted to be participating in the Blog Tour for LETHAL LIES by Rebecca Zanetti.

As part of the tour, Rebecca is sharing the top ‘5 Things You Don't Do If You're Trying to Catch a Serial Killer.’ In addition, Rebecca is giving away a LETHAL LIES PRIZE PACK. You can be one of 10 winners who will receive one copy of LETHAL LIES, one copy of DEADLY SILENCE and swag from Rebecca Zanetti!

◊ Author: Rebecca Zanetti
◊ Series: Blood Brothers, #2
◊ On Sale: May 16, 2017
◊ Publisher: Forever
◊ Trade Paperback: $14.99 USD
◊ eBook: $5.99 USD

“4 1/2 stars! Top pick! This is a true thriller that will keep readers frantically flipping the pages as death and danger come at the protagonists from several directions.  Zanetti's brilliance at storytelling is on full display...When it comes to high-octane thrillers, they don't get better than Zanetti!” —RT Book Reviews on LETHAL LIES
          “Zanetti’s stories are always woven with vivid detail and a breakneck pace. As a reader, there’s really no time to draw a peaceful breath until the story ends. Lethal Lies is another winner.” –Heroes & Heartbreakers on LETHAL LIES
          “Zanetti balances the adventure and menace of Zara and Ryker's lives with a relatable romance. The result is a story that's sexy and emotional, and filled with a rich look at love in all its forms.” —The Washington Post on DEADLY SILENCE
          “Budget your time, readers, because this is one that's hard to put down.” — Heroes & Heartbreakers on DEADLY SILENCE

A deadly secret can't stay buried forever . . .

Revenge. It's the only thing that will help Anya Best sleep at night. The serial killer who murdered her sister is on the loose, and Anya will stop at nothing to put him behind bars—even use herself as bait to lure him out of hiding. But she can't do this alone.
          Private investigator Heath Jones's job is to bring bastards to justice. This time it's personal. He knew the Copper Killer's latest victim so when her sister asks for his help, he's all in. But when Anya uses the media to taunt the killer, she exposes Heath's identity, putting them both in jeopardy. Now, secrets buried long ago are coming to light and the forces determined to destroy him are watching Heath's every move, waiting to exact their own revenge. And they'll use anything and anyone to get to Heath.

**Pick up the print edition for exclusive bonus content!**



The Top 5 Things You Don't Do If You're Trying to Catch a Serial Killer

1:  Put your schedule up on the internet.
2: Chase a guy with a knife out into a darkened alley by yourself.
3:  Go down into any dark basement anywhere.
4.  Agree to meet anybody anywhere who doesn’t seem like he’s the bad guy.
5.  Go mountain climbing with a group.  Seriously.


Rebecca Zanetti Credit Dylan Patrick
Rebecca Zanetti is the author of over twenty-five romantic suspense, dark paranormal, and contemporary romances, and her books have appeared multiple times on the New York Times, USA Today, and Amazon bestseller lists. She has received a Publisher's Weekly Starred Review for Wicked Edge, Romantic Times Reviewer Choice Nominations for Forgotten Sins and Sweet Revenge, and RT Top Picks for several of her novels.

She lives in the wilds of the Pacific Northwest with her own alpha hero, two kids, a couple of dogs, a crazy cat...and a huge extended family. She believes strongly in luck, karma, and working her butt off...and she thinks one of the best things about being an author, unlike the lawyer she used to be, is that she can let the crazy out.

For more on Rebecca and her writing, visit her website and connect with her on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest, and Goodreads.

You can also follow FOREVER online be visiting their website and connect with them on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and Pinterest.

You can be one of 10 winners who will receive one copy of LETHAL LIES, one copy of DEADLY SILENCE and swag from Rebecca Zanetti! To enter, just click on the Rafflecopter widget below and follow the instructions.

Thanks for stopping by today. What are your thoughts on revenge?