Thursday, July 10, 2014

Goddess Fish Excerpt Tour & Giveaway for Ash Rising by Melissa Fox

Welcome to my stop on the Virtual Excerpt Tour for Ash Rising by Melissa Fox.  Please leave a comment or question for Ms. Fox to let her know you stopped by.  You can enter her tour wide giveaway, she’ll be awarding one (1) ebook copy of Ash Rising and a $20 Starbucks GC to a randomly drawn commenter.  Please fill out the Rafflecopter form below.  You can also follow the rest of her Goddess Fish Promotions tour here, the more stops you visit, the better your odds of winning.  Stay tuned for my review which will post tomorrow. 

Ash Rising
By Melissa Fox
A Dead Novel, Book 1

Publisher:  Melissa Fox
Release Date: May 15, 2014
Genre: Romantic Suspense
Length: 297 Pages



About the book: 

Infiltrating an international drug cartel is the dangerous chance of a lifetime for Asher Beaulieu of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police. Falling in love while running the op isn’t part of the plan, but he never had much use for plans anyway. Shrouded in deception and surrounded by temptation, his charmed life explodes in betrayal and tragedy.

Ash rises from the flames a guarded, wary shadow of his former self. His past comes to revisit him, along with an annoying American DEA agent, who forces Ash to reclaim his courage and character before facing another chance at love—and an even deadlier threat.

DEA Special Agent Emmaline Justice is determined to be recognized for her work, not her sex. She doesn’t have time for an intriguing, wounded RCMP inspector. When the contacts she cultivated over long months of an international undercover investigation keep showing up dead, Emma must use her instincts as both an agent and a woman to determine Beaulieu’s role in the case and in her life.

One woman tore him apart. Another is brave enough to put him back together—if his past doesn’t kill him first.

Exclusive Excerpt

“I want to talk to you about something.”

“Ah. Waiting until I’m in a food and sex coma. Clever boy.” She slouched down in the tall chair. “You aren’t going to start apologizing for last night again, are you?”

He shook his head. “No. I won’t apologize, although it’ll be a long time before I stop feeling sorry, and there’s nothing you can do about that. I want to talk to you about something else.”

“Okay.” Studying him, she fought sudden apprehension. A quirk of a smile curved his mouth, but his eyes were dark and serious.

“We don’t know when you have to go back—back to the States.” He moved across the kitchen to lean over the breakfast bar and take her hand. “And when you do, we’ll deal with it, like we talked about, but until then… Until then, I don’t want to waste time running back and forth between here and your apartment or spend any of the nights we have left while you’re still here not being with each other. Emma, I want you to move in. With me.”

Surprise held her immobile. Not what she wanted most from him, but close. Closer than she expected, but even that little bit only made her want more.

AUTHOR Bio and Links:

After being rationed books by my parents like most kids get rationed candy, I turned to writing to tide me over between fixes. I love to get lost in a captivating, exhilarating story, whether reading or writing. Nothing is better than being drawn into a story so deeply you don't realize you're turning a page until you've reached the end, and the characters live on in your heart and mind long after the cover has been closed.

Having lived in the suburbs of the Mid-West, desert of the Southwest, and foothills of the Rocky Mountains, I’m now on an island in the Puget Sound with my husband and dogs.

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  1. Great post and thanks for the excerpt. I'm looking forward to reading this author.

  2. Such a great excerpt! This is a new author for me and I'm really looking forward to reading this.

  3. Thank you so much for featuring Ash's story today!

  4. I liked the blurb about the Mountie, which I've not read a story with the hero being one.

  5. The book sounds really good, great blurb!

  6. Enjoyed the excerpt and surprising choice for a romantic suspense book cover.

  7. I agree, great excerpt thank you.

  8. I really enjoyed the author bio!

  9. I like the About the book part.