Monday, February 9, 2015

Virtual Book Tour & Giveaway for Broken Dreams by Nancy Pennick

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Welcome to my stop on the Virtual Book Tour, presented by Goddess Fish Promotions, for Broken Dreams by Nancy Pennick.  Please leave a comment or question for Nancy to let her know you stopped by.  You can enter her tour wide giveaway, for a $20 Amazon/B&N GC, by filling out the Rafflecopter form below.  You can also follow the rest of her tour by clicking on the tour banner above.

Broken Dreams
By Nancy Pennick
Waiting for Dusk, Book 5

Publisher:  Fire and Ice ( An Imprint of Melange Books, LLC)
Release Date:  January 29, 2015
Genre: Young Adult
Length:  195 Pages
ISBN:   978-1680460445

Buy Links:  Amazon | Barnes & Noble

About the book: 

Two friends...
Blood sisters till the end...
Until they're not.

One cold night in a boarding school dorm, two fourteen-year-old girls make a blood sister pact. Friends forever. As young schoolgirls, they're determined to find true love, learning the hits and misses along the way. As graduation nears, the girls have different outlooks for the future. Lucinda longs for adventure. Anna chooses city life and marriage. Finding their way back together, the girls head west for an experience of a lifetime until a handsome cowboy bursts into their lives, changing the course of their friendship forever.

* NOTE: Broken Dreams is a part of the WAITING FOR DUSK book series but can be read independently from the rest of the series. 

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Anna tentatively put the other foot on the ice. “I’m doing it!” She grinned widely for a second until her body slipped out from under her.

“Anna!” Lucinda grabbed for her, but it was too late. Anna lay a few feet away from the boy who still struggled to get on his feet. “Come on.” Lucinda seized Anna by one arm and the boy by the other and marched them to a bench. “Watch and learn.” She daintily walked away on her skates and slipped slowly back onto the ice. She caught up with her sister. Arm in arm they disappeared into the crowd.

“Hello, I don’t think we formally met.” The young man stuck out his hand. “James Trent.”

“Anna. Anna Douglass.” She shook his gloved hand. He had a nice smile, auburn hair and golden brown eyes. A few freckles were sprinkled across his nose.

James smoothed his hair back and replaced the cap he probably lost during the fall. “I’m a sophomore over at Lake Forest.”

“This is my first year at Ferry.” Anna gazed down at the snowy ground, suddenly nervous.“First time on skates?” He laughed and snorted at the same time.Anna relaxed and looked him in the eye. She saw a faint redness creep up his neck and knew he was embarrassed. “You couldn’t tell?” She giggled, hoping he noticed she forgave the snort.“Well, I’m not giving up. I hope you won’t either. What I mean is I hope I see you here again.”

AUTHOR Bio and Links:
 Born and raised in Northeast Ohio, Nancy currently resides in Mentor, Ohio with her husband and son, plus a delightfully entertaining lovebird. Her writing is influenced by all the years of working with young people as a teacher and raising her own son. When not writing, Nancy loves to travel with her husband and enjoys a good cup of tea. Broken Dreams is a stand alone companion piece to her young adult Waiting for Dusk series.

Publisher- Fire and Ice

Links to me:

Twitter-   @npennick

Links to other books:

Waiting for Dusk

Call of the Canyon

Stealing Time

FREE short story:

Taking Chances: A Waiting for Dusk Story

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  1. thank you for the excerpt, i enjoyed reading it :)

  2. Thanks for having me!
    Readers, Lucinda wants to go on an Adventure of a Lifetime. Where would you go on yours?

  3. thanx for the introduction to a new series/author!!!

  4. I like that she put her years of teaching to good use in her writing. who better than a teacher to know what kids like .