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Hi everyone – I’m sharing another snippet of my latest book “In the Shadows of a Lie” was released recently ☺ The story is mainly set in New Zealand and currently on special for 99c release day. Enjoy ♥♥

This week’s hook …

IN THE SHADOWS OF A LIE

by Iris Blobel

After a little more than an hour, Lani saw a house in the distance and relief rushed through her. Despite the urge to get to the house, she stopped, grabbed her bag off her shoulders, and reached for her water bottle. Taking a few sips, she relished the cold liquid cooling her parched throat. Not wanting to waste any more time, she returned the empty bottle into the bag and glanced towards the house. Unable to hold back a big sigh, she flung her bag on her shoulders as she dragged her feet along the road. The sun was already setting over the mountains, and although tempted to take another couple of pictures, she kept going. Fortunately, she made it to her destination quicker than expected and as she took the last few steps, her eyes wandered along the outside of the lodge. The stone clad wall and the big windows, as well as the low-level roof, gave it the perfect mountain cabin feeling. She liked the place, despite it being so far away from civilisation. When she had first searched for accommodations, it hadn’t appeared so isolated on the map, but it was ideal and near to where she needed to go. Or in this case, to find someone.

Lani stepped closer then up onto the front porch. Only the buzzing of a few insects disturbed the quiet. A shiver ran down her spine as she moved to the front door and knocked. There were no lights inside the lodge, and even though it wasn’t dark, she would’ve expected one or two lights on already.

BLURB

The discovery of her mother’s diaries unravels a secret which sends Lani on a journey to New Zealand …

She lost her mother in an accident. Now, Lani Dekker is determined to meet the man who, according to her mother’s diaries, is her father. He’s not what she expected, a bit on the extravagant side, but she soon warms up to him, thanks no less to Dylan, her father’s neighbour. Despite her attraction to Dylan, she can’t figure out whether he’s a friend or foe.

Dylan Harper is merely going through the daily motions after his wife died in a ski crash. That is, until his life is turned upside down by the arrival of his neighbour’s daughter. Their attraction is instant, even more so when they wake up in the same bed after an earthquake. However, it’s her accusation that his interest in her involves her father’s money rather than their mutual magnetism that derails their newfound bond.

Will finding the truth about her parents be a chance for Lani and Dylan to overcome their differences?

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Happy Sunday Today’s snippet starts where we left off last week, Sadie’s reason for travelling to Germany …

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Today’s Snippet

Mum! Pain cuts right through my heart and a sudden longing for her rises within me.
Have my words been plain rude? Or did I just freak out because a man, other than David was flirting with me?
David.
My partner of three and bit years. He was the love of my life, or at least so I thought. I was twenty-four when I moved from Tasmania to Sydney. I had applied for a job as an events manager, not believing I’d have a chance. But I got the job. Same day I got the job, I was so excited I missed the bus. It was pouring rain. And that was when I met David, when he offered me half of his umbrella. Yes, he was that kind of man. Well, I assume still is. Just not with me anymore, but with the other woman. Apparently, the one who’s more organised and more mature.
Sad, but true.

 

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Hi everyone – I’m sharing another snippet of my latest book “In the Shadows of a Lie” was released last week  and very successfully I may add ☺The story is mainly set in New Zealand and currently on special for 99c release day. Enjoy ♥♥

This week’s hook …

IN THE SHADOWS OF A LIE

by Iris Blobel

She shoved the piece of paper back into her pocket, and her hand touched the photo which was inside. She retrieved the picture of her mother and a man, the very same man she hoped to meet over the next few days. Reminding herself she was running out of time, she returned the old photo as gently as possible and marched along the road again. It would’ve been so much better and less boring if she had charged her headphones.

So she kept walking, looking over her shoulder occasionally, hoping for a car to come along to give her a lift. But that was just wishful thinking. Not to mention, she’d promised her grandma she wouldn’t talk to strangers.

Why on earth was she here anyway?

To meet her father. That was all the incentive she needed to keep going.

BLURB

The discovery of her mother’s diaries unravels a secret which sends Lani on a journey to New Zealand …

She lost her mother in an accident. Now, Lani Dekker is determined to meet the man who, according to her mother’s diaries, is her father. He’s not what she expected, a bit on the extravagant side, but she soon warms up to him, thanks no less to Dylan, her father’s neighbour. Despite her attraction to Dylan, she can’t figure out whether he’s a friend or foe.

Dylan Harper is merely going through the daily motions after his wife died in a ski crash. That is, until his life is turned upside down by the arrival of his neighbour’s daughter. Their attraction is instant, even more so when they wake up in the same bed after an earthquake. However, it’s her accusation that his interest in her involves her father’s money rather than their mutual magnetism that derails their newfound bond.

Will finding the truth about her parents be a chance for Lani and Dylan to overcome their differences?

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Happy Sunday Today’s snippet starts where we left off last week, Sadie’s reason for travelling to Germany …

ENJOY ♥

Today’s Snippet

About an hour later I sit back in an airplane going through all the same procedures as twelve hours earlier. I store away my on-board luggage in the overhead locker and take out all the things I need right next to me before making myself comfortable in my tiny seat next to the window. Once I’m sitting down, I realise how useless a window seat is because it’s midnight and I cannot see a thing in the distance. However, hopefully there’ll be a nice view of a sunset in a few hours – at least according to my calculations. A big sigh escapes my lips. Not that numbers have ever been my best friends.

I steal a couple of glances around, but there’s no Toby. He excused himself as we walked to the boarding gate. I assumed he had to go to the toilets. One could say, that’s when I lost him, but I suppose Mum would argue I’d lost him when accusing him of picking up girls.

Mum! Pain cuts right through my heart and a sudden longing for her rises within me.

 

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Hi everyone – I’m sharing another snippet of my latest book “In the Shadows of a Lie” which releases this week. The story is mainly set in New Zealand and currently on special for 99c release day. Enjoy ♥♥

This week’s hook …

IN THE SHADOWS OF A LIE

by Iris Blobel

Moving a strand of hair from her face, Lani pulled a piece of paper from her jacket pocket. She read the instructions from the bed and breakfast owner: Travel one and a half kilometres along the road before you come to a fork intersection. Follow the left for another kilometre. The property will be on your right.

She checked the road name once more although she knew it by heart, having checked it so many times during the bus ride, and stared at the gravel road in front of her. Apprehension trickled through her. She was alone, surrounded by nothing but the stunning scenery. Two and a half kilometres. Lani did a quick calculation. It was going to take her another hour. Now she wished she had rented a car.

She shook her head, because no matter how much she wished for a rental, she wouldn’t have been able to afford it. A wave of unease washed over her, and once again, she questioned her decision to come here.

BLURB

The discovery of her mother’s diaries unravels a secret which sends Lani on a journey to New Zealand …

She lost her mother in an accident. Now, Lani Dekker is determined to meet the man who, according to her mother’s diaries, is her father. He’s not what she expected, a bit on the extravagant side, but she soon warms up to him, thanks no less to Dylan, her father’s neighbour. Despite her attraction to Dylan, she can’t figure out whether he’s a friend or foe.

Dylan Harper is merely going through the daily motions after his wife died in a ski crash. That is, until his life is turned upside down by the arrival of his neighbour’s daughter. Their attraction is instant, even more so when they wake up in the same bed after an earthquake. However, it’s her accusation that his interest in her involves her father’s money rather than their mutual magnetism that derails their newfound bond.

Will finding the truth about her parents be a chance for Lani and Dylan to overcome their differences?

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I’m happy to share with you another story which is set in NZ.
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About IN THE SHADOWS OF A LIE

The discovery of her mother’s diaries unravels a secret which sends Lani on a journey to New Zealand …

She lost her mother in an accident. Now, Lani Dekker is determined to meet the man who, according to her mother’s diaries, is her father. He’s not what she expected, a bit on the extravagant side, but she soon warms up to him, thanks no less to Dylan, her father’s neighbour. Despite her attraction to Dylan, she can’t figure out whether he’s a friend or foe.

Dylan Harper is merely going through the daily motions after his wife died in a ski crash. That is, until his life is turned upside down by the arrival of his neighbour’s daughter. Their attraction is instant, even more so when they wake up in the same bed after an earthquake. However, it’s her accusation that his interest in her involves her father’s money rather than their mutual magnetism that derails their newfound bond.

Will finding the truth about her parents be a chance for Lani and Dylan to overcome their differences?

Get your copy of IN THE SHADOWS OF A LIE today!
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What reviewers say about the story:

5 stars:
A beautiful plot line with very emotional characters.. The path to love is difficult and has lot of intresting turns for the characters.Loved the book and the leads.

5 stars:
Heartwarming story about love, forgiveness and acceptance. Lani’s grieving her Mother’s death and trying to cope, when her grandpa opens up and tells her about an untruth, lie. She finds her lost father, unbeknownst to him he even has a daughter. Toby, Lani’s birth father, never married or loved another woman after her mother. Toby’s neighbor, Dylan, and long time friend had lost his wife after only 2 years of marriage and he is still missing her when Dylan finds Lani in the stairwell of Toby’s home. Lani’s mother’s belief in memories and forgiveness helps Lani move on in forgiveness toward her Grandpa, accepting and loving her Dad, Toby and loving Dylan for who he is.

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In The Shadows of a Lie – Coming Soon

 

Happy Sunday Today’s snippet starts where we left off last week, Sadie’s reason for travelling to Germany …

ENJOY ♥

Today’s Snippet

 

“Why?” is all I can say, thinking this is all a bit creepy. “Are you always picking up girls at foreign airports.”

The finger leaves my chin and the smile on his face disappears. Even though I feel guilty of saying what I’ve said, but somehow the word sorry doesn’t want to go past my lips. It’s all a bit of an out-of-this-world experience and I haven’t been able to put the pieces together.

With one smooth motion, he stands up and grabs his bag. “I think it’s time to check in for the Frankfurt flight.”

I get the drift. I stepped on his toes. Flirting session is over. I still don’t feel guilty, because after four, okay five hours now, he was a bit too personal with his choice of words.

Mum’s words come back to me: You’re turning into an old and lonely woman if you don’t move on and forget about David.

 

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