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03 May 2016

Liz Gavin & 'Luck of the Irish' @LizGavin_author @GoddessFish #Contemporary #ParanormalRomance

Today we have author Liz Gavin visiting. Welcome!

What would you like to tell readers about yourself?
* When Liz Gavin was in Second Grade - just a couple of years ago, really - her teacher told her mother the little girl should start a diary because she needed an outlet for her active and vivid imagination. She was a talkative child who would disrupt the class by engaging her colleagues in endless conversations. She loved telling them the stories her grandfather used to tell her.
* Apparently, the teacher wasn’t a big fan of those stories, and Liz’s mother bought her a diary. She happily wrote on it for a couple of months. Unable to see the appeal of writing for her own enjoyment only, she gave up on it. She missed the audience her friends provided her in class. She went back to disturbing her dear teacher’s class.
* Since then, she has become a hungry reader. She will read anything and everything she can get her hands on – from the classics to erotica. That’s how she has become a writer of erotica and romance, as well.
* As a young adult, she participated in a student exchange program and lived in New Orleans for six months. She fell in love with the city and its wonderful inhabitants. NOLA will always hold a special spot in Liz Gavin’s heart. Nowadays, living in Brazil, Liz’s creativity has improved many times because it’s such a vibrant, gorgeous and sexy country.
* Welcome to her world of hot Alpha males and naughty, independent women. Add a touch of the paranormal in the presence of some wicked souls and you’ll get the picture.

A look into...
~ Blurb ~
* Keira Ashe’s parents are great but her mother has overprotected her for years. Now, this twenty-two-year-old Bostonian has graduated from college and can go on a trip she has been planning for years. She fears her shyness may get in the way of her enjoying what could be a life-altering adventure. However, Keira feels her luck is about to change when she meets gorgeous bartender Declan Slane.
* Declan Slane is twenty-six and works at a hotel bar in Dublin. He hasn’t been very lucky in his love life so far. Also, he has got a troubled past he has chosen not to revisit in order to keep his sanity. Because he isn’t looking for a girlfriend, Declan isn’t very pleased to meet a certain breathtaking American who walks into his bar one afternoon.
* Get a taste of adventure and heartache as Keira spreads her wings and matures while she gets to know her great-grandparents’ home country – Ireland. Hold your breath when she faces tough decisions and dangers. Root for Keira while she weighs up the consequences of making love for the first time. Bite your nails when she comes across unforeseen threats.
* Liz Gavin’s second full-length novel is hard to put down just as it is hard to pinpoint its genre. She has woven an intricate web around her characters that will leave readers breathless. In the sizzling concoction, this talented new author poured heart-warming romance, heart-stopping suspense, and a dash of heart-searching paranormal. Take your pick. Regardless of the literary genre you might favor, Liz Gavin’s writing will take you to a whole different side of it.
~ Excerpt ~
* When Declan opened his eyes again, he didn’t know how much time had passed. The house was deadly quiet. O’Hallon was nowhere to be seen. Sluggish, Declan crawled forward and sat up beside Keira. He could barely breathe, due to the effort to move and the loss of blood, but he pulled her lifeless body onto his lap and held her close. He hugged her tight against his chest. He buried his face in her hair, which was covered in blood, and cried like he hadn’t cried since he was a little boy. He felt like he was six again.
* “Please, please, don’t leave me, Keira.”
* His sobs filled the air. He balled his hands into fists, frustrated because Keira didn’t respond. He couldn’t face the evidence that she wasn’t able to answer him.
* “This is my fault, too. He wouldn’t have killed you, if I had let you go with him.”
* He sat there, rocking back and forth for a long time, hanging on to her as if he could bring her back by sheer power of will. The thought that she was gone forever caused such burning pain in his chest, much stronger than the one from the bullet. He couldn’t breathe.
* “Please, don’t go. I can’t bear it if you leave me, too.”
Buy Luck of the Irish here...
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Thank you for joining us here today, Liz Gavin! It was a pleasure getting to know you and your story.

ANNOUNCEMENT! Liz Gavin will award a $50 Amazon/BN GC to one randomly drawn winner via rafflecopter! So be sure to leave a comment AND use the Rafflecopter below. Also, visit the other tour stops for a greater chance of winning!

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15 comments:

Goddess Fish Promotions said...

Thank you for hosting today.

James Robert said...

I appreciate the chance at winning the great giveaway you brought to us, thank you

168d7130-34d4-11e2-91ad-000bcdcb5194 said...

Sounds intriguing!

--Trix

Elessar Books said...

Thank you for hosting this stop today. It looks great so it makes Luck of the Irish look better. LOL

Elessar Books said...

Sorry I haven't found a way to reply individually to your posts guys. But THANKS for the support and all the luck with the giveaway!

MomJane said...

Sounds like a great story. Fascinating excerpt.

Rita said...

I liked the excerpt.

Becky Richardson said...

Good luck on your book. It sounds great.

Victoria Alexander said...

Great little teaser, I enjoyed reading it :). Thanks for sharing!

Elessar Books said...

Thanks for visiting and commenting, guys. This excerpt is one of my favorite scenes as well. Glad you liked it. Good luck with the giveaway!!

Nikolina said...

Happy to be a part of this tour, thank you for sharing!

Ally Swanson said...

I really enjoyed reading the excerpt and the interview. This book sounds like such an interesting and intriguing read! Totally can't wait to read this book!

Dario Z said...

Sounds like a great read, can't wait to read this!

Elessar Books said...

Thank YOU all for visiting, supporting, and encouraging me. You're very appreciated!

Ree Dee said...

I can't wait to read what lead up to the excerpt! Thank you for sharing!