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We love the beach. We love the coast … and we love reading books that are set at the beach or near a coast.
And we hope you do, too.
So, thanks for joining us for another Book Fair.  We have a lot of books from an array of different – and very talented – authors to choose from. Most books are free or priced between $0.99-$2.99 for the duration of the promotion.

I hope you will find new books and discover new authors. Let’s make this a successful event for both readers and authors … and if there’s nothing here for you today, don’t despair, I’m hoping to do another book fair for Mothers’ Day.

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#MFRWHooks “It was truly one picturesque little place.” #romance #mustread #Bookboost

 

I hope you enjoyed the “hooks” from FRESH BEGINNINGS over the last few weeks. If you’re interested in finding out whether Jared and Ivy will see each other again, do the “OneClick” – $1.99 or free for KU subscribers.

Today, I’d like to interest you in my most recent book “Echoes of the Past”. There’s so much backstory to this book, I am just glad it’s back on the shelves, and I hope you’ll enjoy the little teasers over the next few weeks.

Enjoy ☺

 

Today’s Hook:
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Connor Walsh leaned against the window frame with his arms crossed over his chest as he watched the waves crashing against the rocks. In front of him, as wide as the horizon, was the ocean. With the clouds drifting in from the sea, the sky had turned grey and dark, and he knew there’d be even more rain coming later in the day.

He would’ve enjoyed the scene if it hadn’t reminded him of the changes in his life. He’d been back in Fermosa Bay for two days already, but the memories of the first seven years of his life which he’d spent in this small Australian coastal town were tucked away in the back of his mind. Inaccessible as it seemed. Nowadays, his life was in London and had been for the last twenty-three years. Taking a couple of deep breaths, he looked towards the harbour in the distance, and the small town in the alcove with the hilly forest in the background, where he’d spend some of his childhood years. It was truly one picturesque little place.

A noise from the other end of the house hauled him back from his thoughts, and he stepped away from the window. Since he’d decided to accept Jack’s invitation to come to Australia a few weeks earlier, he’d had visions of what he’d find here. His mother hadn’t told him much about the time she’d lived here, except about Jack owning a pub. Connor had been furious for her lack of memory, but in the end, he’d admitted to himself that it had possibly not been a time she’d like to remember.

BLURB:
When Connor Walsh, a business lawyer in London, receives news that his estranged father is terminally ill, he returns to Fermosa Bay, a little coastal town in Australia. With the memories of his childhood years tucked away in the back of his mind, he finds his father and kindergarten friends rallying around to remind him of the past. But he’s unprepared for the growing attraction he feels for Emily, and it doesn’t take long for Connor to feel regret that his life could have been so much different.

 

Emily Bradshaw has waited for over twenty years to see Connor again. And although he can’t remember her, let alone their first kiss, her childhood crush is still in full swing. Eager to pick up where they left off as children, she’s determined to enjoy the short time he is in Fermosa Bay, accepting her heart will break when he returns to his life in London.

Will the echoes of the past lure him into staying in Fermosa Bay?

 

 

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Mat is a sexy, tattooed New Zealander with a strong sense of family and duty and Tiffany is a woman with a past that continues to haunt her. Can Mat help her overcome her demons and move on with the next phase of her life? Come for the romance and stay for the breathtaking scenery. (5 star review)

4 starsThe Romance Review – NEW BEGINNINGS is a very emotional read, one that is heartwarming as well as heart wrenching. It gives you hope in the act of human kindness and that good things do happen to good people. I highly recommend this book.

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I’m sharing another snippet from “Journey to Her Dreams”, my second book I wrote and which is now available for FREE for Kindle Unlimited subscribers.

I’ve moved a little forward again with Hollie and her friend at the nightclub – meeting Jeremy.
Enjoy ♥ 

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Thirsty from their dancing, the girls made their way towards
the bar, but stopped right next to Davo, who happily told them a
bit more about Jeremy.
“Yeah, that’s Jez. He’s only been in town for a few weeks. He’s got some management job with a new company, which only just started a business here. You know, the one just near the airport, don’t you?” Davo stared questioningly at the girls, but they shook their heads.
“He’s a distant cousin somehow, so I invited him to come along. Mum is a close friend of his.” Before the girls were able to ask anything else, Davo had already left to chat with someone else he’d discovered in the crowd.
“Management?” Hollie wondered out loud. “No thanks. I reckon that’s way too far up my alley. Anyway, it’s my shout. What would you like?”
“I still have my drink with Ben, but some water for the throat would be nice. I’ll see you over there.”
Hollie made her way to the bar. As she struggled through the crowd, she noticed how Jeremy was watching her. A tingle shuddered through her lower body. She pretended not to be affected by his gaze, but her heart was pounding twice as fast, and her cheeks were burning. She returned his smile and took in how attractive he was, indeed. Even in the typical dimmed nightclub light, she noticed his athletic body, the short dark hair, and his
immaculate white teeth. She liked the combination of his black denim jeans, the simple white shirt, and a casual jacket with the sleeves folded to his elbows. It had been a few years since she had been filled with such inner upheaval—since she had met Jackson to be exact.
For crying out loud, Hollie, just get a grip on yourself.
It seemed a long way and a long time, but she finally got to the bar and ordered a lemon vodka as well as some water. Trying to get some change out of her tight pockets, she startled when someone spoke to her.
“May I buy you this drink?”
Hollie turned and looked straight into Jeremy’s eyes.

 

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The 3rd book in the Beginnings series was released in October, and I’d love to get “you hooked” with some snippets.

Enjoy ☺

 

Today’s Hook:

Back in the motorhome, he packed everything away and returned to the main road. Next stop was the Grand Canyon. It was roughly a two-hour drive to Williams and another half hour to find somewhere to stay. He intended to get there before dark. The scenery on the way hadn’t changed much. It was still lacking green, but had an Australian outback feel to it. It looked beautiful but hostile at the same time. The dry land, with only a bit of green colour sprinkled in between. However, a few miles before Williams it changed with some trees appearing. Yet, the temperature had made a big dive, too.
Jared filled up with some petrol before heading towards the campground. He loved the little place and its atmosphere, but unfortunately, he was too tired to go out that night to enjoy some local cuisine or meet some people.
Tired? He’d spent all day driving in that small motorhome, so of course he was. Focussing on the wrong side of the road had been exhausting indeed, especially when his mind constantly kept going back to that beautiful flower girl. She had settled in the back of his head and simply wouldn’t leave. Not even when he was fast asleep later that night.

BLURB:
Jared Fraser, a landscape business owner in Hobart, Australia, sets out for a holiday to the USA to travel along the Route 66 in a motorhome. Looking forward to his first holiday overseas, he’s excited as he prepares himself for the journey. But little could’ve prepared him for crossing paths with a beautiful hitchhiker.
Will he be able to put his past aside and grab onto happiness?
Ivy Bennett thought leaving her boyfriend would be the hard part. It doesn’t take long to figure out how wrong she was. As she struggles with making a new start in her life, the last person she expects to lead her to happiness is a laid-back Australian on vacation.
But she will have to say goodbye again. And not only to Jared.

 

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Mat is a sexy, tattooed New Zealander with a strong sense of family and duty and Tiffany is a woman with a past that continues to haunt her. Can Mat help her overcome her demons and move on with the next phase of her life? Come for the romance and stay for the breathtaking scenery. (5 star review)

4 starsThe Romance Review – NEW BEGINNINGS is a very emotional read, one that is heartwarming as well as heart wrenching. It gives you hope in the act of human kindness and that good things do happen to good people. I highly recommend this book.

#SnippetSunday – “You’re cute as a button.” – #romance #read #amwriting

 

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I’m sharing another snippet from “Journey to Her Dreams”, my second book I wrote and which is now available for FREE for Kindle Unlimited subscribers.

I’ve moved a little forward again introducing Hollie today, the main character living in Launceston, Australia.
Enjoy ♥ 

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Hollie paced through the rooms, but for the life of her, she couldn’t find her phone. She rushed through her little apartment,
which was upstairs in the attic of the farmhouse just outside
Launceston, a small town in Australia. Seventh ring and she
stumbled over her shoes to reach it on the couch.
“Hello?” she answered out of breath.
“Hi, it’s Alex here. Lost the phone again, didn’t you?”
“I sort of had a feeling it would be you who kicked me out of bed at this unearthly hour of the day,” Hollie said, holding back a yawn.
“So tell me,” Alex begged her friend. “What happened? I want to know every tiny little detail.”
Hollie laughed, though she didn’t feel like it at all. In fact, the previous night had been a bit of a disaster, to say the least.

****

Alex had lost the toss to drive into town that night, and she was about to pick up Hollie, who was still wrapped in her bath towel, considering, choosing, and still not knowing what to wear for the night. She went back into the bathroom and applied her makeup. Hollie always made sure she didn’t use too much, just enough for her bright blue eyes to stand out. She checked in the mirror and smiled as she remembered her dad’s words: You’re cute as a button.
“What on earth does that mean, Dad?” she would ask him in a sulky voice.
He would point at her mother’s photo and say, “Just like your mother: a pretty young woman, with lovely golden hair, a neat figure, and a twinkle in both eyes.” And, as he touched her nose with his finger, he added, “A small nose, and a smile that lights up everyone’s world.”

 

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#MFRWHooks “Nice knowing ya.” #romance #mustread #Bookboost

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The 3rd book in the Beginnings series was released in October, and I’d love to get “you hooked” with some snippets.

I’ve moved the story a little forward … this is when Jared meets Ivy, the heroine of this story. She’s left her boyfriend “to start a new life”

Enjoy ☺

 

Today’s Hook:

And he chuckled some more.
“I’d better go. It was really nice meeting you. And I honestly appreciate you helping me out.”
He turned and locked the doors to the motorhome. Yet, she wasn’t moving.
“Ivy.”
“Hmm?”
Watching her carefully, he said. “Your feet aren’t movin’.”
Her beautiful eyes filled up with tears, and a bit of guilt went through Jared for pushing her. Obviously, her impression of him being a criminal couldn’t have been all that bad, because she wasn’t leaving. Exhaling a big breath, he met her gaze. Nothing was going to plan, so why not?
“Wanna come a little farther?” he asked as he rubbed the back of his neck.
To his surprise, she shook her head. “No.” Drawing in her lips, she stepped back and then said. “Bye, Jared.”
Still carrying some guilt, he watched her walk across the car park and into the distance. “Nice knowing ya,” he said to himself before he turned and headed towards the shopping centre.
Jared’s mind wasn’t on shopping at all. Instead, he replayed the last twelve hours and the few words that had been spoken between him and Ivy. She had been like a closed book, and he still didn’t know why she was running. In fact, she hadn’t said much at all. It had driven him nearly insane how she had nibbled at her sandwich, although her craving for food had been obvious. Yes, he had been attracted to her. But that would’ve been one big disaster. Hooking up with an American girl was not something he needed. Not to mention a runaway at that.
A criminal.
He let out a snort. For all he knew, she could’ve been a con-woman on the run.

BLURB:
Jared Fraser, a landscape business owner in Hobart, Australia, sets out for a holiday to the USA to travel along the Route 66 in a motorhome. Looking forward to his first holiday overseas, he’s excited as he prepares himself for the journey. But little could’ve prepared him for crossing paths with a beautiful hitchhiker.
Will he be able to put his past aside and grab onto happiness?
Ivy Bennett thought leaving her boyfriend would be the hard part. It doesn’t take long to figure out how wrong she was. As she struggles with making a new start in her life, the last person she expects to lead her to happiness is a laid-back Australian on vacation.
But she will have to say goodbye again. And not only to Jared.

 

AMAZON US: http://amzn.to/2kyJsm9
AMAZON AU: http://amzn.to/2hWGjMh
Barnes and Noble: http://bit.ly/2xsEtF2i
Kobo: http://bit.ly/2z7TPk5
Smashwords: http://bit.ly/2g4b5C6

 

♥♥ OUT NOW ♥♥  
“Do yourself a favor and grab a copy of this wonderful book and fall in love.” (5 star review)

Mat is a sexy, tattooed New Zealander with a strong sense of family and duty and Tiffany is a woman with a past that continues to haunt her. Can Mat help her overcome her demons and move on with the next phase of her life? Come for the romance and stay for the breathtaking scenery. (5 star review)

4 starsThe Romance Review – NEW BEGINNINGS is a very emotional read, one that is heartwarming as well as heart wrenching. It gives you hope in the act of human kindness and that good things do happen to good people. I highly recommend this book.

#SnippetSunday – “I sensed his touch on me.” – #romance #read #amwriting

 

Hello and happy Easter … Thanks for stopping by.

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“Do yourself a favor and grab a copy of this wonderful book
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I’m sharing another snippet from “Journey to Her Dreams”, my second book I wrote and which is now available for FREE for Kindle Unlimited subscribers.

I’ve moved a little forward, Sam and her friend are in a little cafe talking about their Christmas plans and Sam’s dream she’s had. 

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She was aware Claire disapproved of her love for flirting,  particularly since she was married, and often expressed her opinion on whether that could be a reason for Padraic’s moments of rage.
Claire gazed over the rim of her espresso cup as she took a sip. “So you’re telling me about your dreams now, because we can’t
talk about your real life?”
Samʹs eyes darted around the café in frustration. “Give it a break, Claire. I’m telling you because this one felt so real. You know, you have dreams, odd ones and mostly truly weird. This one was different. It was like somehow I sensed his touch on me.”
“Now you’re giving me shivers. Honestly, I don’t want to drag on about it, but I honestly think it’s just another sign of you and Padraic…”
Sam shook her head regretfully. “Never mind! Just forget about it.”
“Sam!”
Anger and disappointment creeping up in her, she glanced at her watch. “Sorry, Claire, I forgot to keep an eye on the time. I’d better go.”

 

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Title: Outside
Series: Rock Stars, Surf and Second Chances #1 
By: Michelle Mankin
Publication Date: July 19, 2015
Genre: Contemporary Romance
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When handsome California surf god Lincoln Savage suddenly rolls into Ocean Beach like a rogue wave, shy beauty Simone Bianchi’s foundation is shaken. No longer under the thumb of her domineering father, she’s made a simple quiet life for herself and her fluffy fourteen pound Havanese pup running a surf shop in her hometown of OB. Long ago she gave up her dreams for a future with Linc. But now the notorious lead singer of the Dirt Dogs has returned, and Simone is reluctant to admit that she’s still vulnerable to his killer dimpled smile and easy charm. She finds that although she’s stowed away the mementos, it hasn’t been as easy to erase the memories of their epic summer love. It seems he hasn’t forgotten, either. Is the recording contract he’s offering merely a pretense? Or does he have something more in mind? Does he really believe that they can just pick up where they left off, despite all the bad luck and heartache? And is she willing to risk everything again for one last chance at love?

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   Title: Riptide
Series: Rock Stars, Surf and Second Chances #2
By: Michelle Mankin
Publication Date: February 21, 2017
Genre: Contemporary Romance

Rock star Ramon Martinez can have any woman he wants, and he frequently does because he can’t have her. Karen Grayson. Surfer girl. My band mate’s wife. The one woman I can’t have. The one woman who could have my heart, though I can never let her know. Ramon Martinez. Romeo. Completely forbidden. I wanted him back at the beginning, but he didn’t want me. So I made the safe choice. The wrong one. We were once friends. Now we’re not even that. But we’re both back in Ocean Beach, and that dangerous attraction remains.

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Michelle Mankin is the New York Times bestselling author of the Black Cat Records series of novels.
Rock Stars. Romance. Redemption.
Love Evolution, Love Revolution, and Love Resolution are a BRUTAL STRENGTH centered trilogy, combining the plot underpinnings of Shakespeare with the drama, excitement, and indisputable sexiness of the rock ‘n roll industry.
Things take a bit of an edgier, once upon a time turn with the TEMPEST series. These pierced, tatted, and troubled Seattle rockers are young and on the cusp of making it big, but with serious obstacles to overcome that may prevent them from ever getting there.
Rock stars, myths, and legends collide with paranormal romance in a totally mesmerizing way in the MAGIC series.
Catch the perfect wave with irresistible surfers in the ROCK STARS, SURF AND SECOND CHANCES series.
Romance and self-discovery, the FINDING ME series is a Tempest spin off with a more experienced but familiar cast of characters.

—>Exploring the sexual double standards for women, the ROCK F*CK CLUB series is a what-if the groupies called the shots instead of the rock stars.

 

When Michelle is not prowling the streets of her Texas town listening to her rock or NOLA funk music much too loud, she is putting her daydreams down on paper or traveling the world with her family and friends, sometimes for real, and sometimes just for pretend.

BRUTAL STRENGTH series: Love Evolution Love Revolution Love Resolution Love Rock’ollection: The Brutal Strength Rock Star Trilogy, books 1-3 TEMPEST series (also available in audio): Irresistible Refrain Enticing Interlude Captivating Bridge Relentless Rhythm Tempest Raging: The Tempest Rock Star series, books 1-4 Tempting Tempo Scandalous Beat The MAGIC series (also available in audio): Strange Magic Dream Magic Twisted Magic ROCK STARS, SURF AND SECOND CHANCES series (also available in audio): Outside Riptide Oceanside FINDING ME series (also available in audio): Find Me Remember Me Keep Me

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The 3rd book in the Beginnings series was released in October, and I’d love to get “you hooked” with some snippets.

I’ve moved the story a little forward … this is when Jared meets Ivy, the heroine of this story. She’s left her boyfriend “to start a new life”

Enjoy ☺

 

Today’s Hook:

Later that afternoon they arrived in Kingman, an old mining town in the middle of nowhere. And, as much as Jared tried to enjoy the view, it wasn’t his kind of scenery. He needed the sight of lush, green bushes or trees. There wasn’t much of either around. Actually, there wasn’t anything around, or so he thought.
They drove into town with Ivy behind the steering wheel. She was indeed a very good driver, who had no trouble steering the big vehicle through the small streets. Before he knew it, they’d stopped in a shopping parking area. It suited him as he needed to stock up on a few items before he hit the road again.
“I suppose that’s it,” she said softly.
He simply nodded. There wasn’t much to say. As much as he enjoyed the little bit of company, she hadn’t been a great talker and was too tense about the whole situation she was in. Whatever the situation was. He’d never asked. It wasn’t any of his business. The bottom line was he wanted to enjoy a nice holiday and not take on somebody else’s problems. Bad enough that he would have an extra passenger in a few days as soon as he made it to Utah.
“Thanks,” she added and held out her hand.
He took the hand and replied, “No worries mate.”
That made her smile. A smile he wouldn’t forget. “Look after yourself and don’t forget to eat, will ya?”
Taking her bag, she said, “The woman who’ll end up with you, will be one very lucky lady.”
He chuckled. “And I had the impression you thought of me as a criminal.”
“No,” she replied, yet her sudden red cheeks betrayed her.

BLURB:
Jared Fraser, a landscape business owner in Hobart, Australia, sets out for a holiday to the USA to travel along the Route 66 in a motorhome. Looking forward to his first holiday overseas, he’s excited as he prepares himself for the journey. But little could’ve prepared him for crossing paths with a beautiful hitchhiker.
Will he be able to put his past aside and grab onto happiness?
Ivy Bennett thought leaving her boyfriend would be the hard part. It doesn’t take long to figure out how wrong she was. As she struggles with making a new start in her life, the last person she expects to lead her to happiness is a laid-back Australian on vacation.
But she will have to say goodbye again. And not only to Jared.

 

AMAZON US: http://amzn.to/2kyJsm9
AMAZON AU: http://amzn.to/2hWGjMh
Barnes and Noble: http://bit.ly/2xsEtF2i
Kobo: http://bit.ly/2z7TPk5
Smashwords: http://bit.ly/2g4b5C6

 

♥♥ OUT NOW ♥♥  
“Do yourself a favor and grab a copy of this wonderful book and fall in love.” (5 star review)

Mat is a sexy, tattooed New Zealander with a strong sense of family and duty and Tiffany is a woman with a past that continues to haunt her. Can Mat help her overcome her demons and move on with the next phase of her life? Come for the romance and stay for the breathtaking scenery. (5 star review)

4 starsThe Romance Review – NEW BEGINNINGS is a very emotional read, one that is heartwarming as well as heart wrenching. It gives you hope in the act of human kindness and that good things do happen to good people. I highly recommend this book.