Thursday, January 8, 2015

Yesterday People Blog Tour (+$ 50 Amazon GC Giveaway!)

Title: Yesterday People
Author: Terri Herman-Ponce
Series: Past Life #3
Pages: 276
Date Published: November 26th 2014
Publisher: Samsara Street Publishing
Format: Kindle
Genre: Paranormal Suspense
Source: Goddess Fish Blog Tours
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David Bellotti’s only focus is to find his abducted twelve-year old daughter. When he sees her on a news segment with her captor, a renowned archaeologist who’s made a major discovery, David sets out to bring her back home. But the search leads him to a secret message that could alter man’s history forever. A message David and his daughter inscribed twelve-thousand years ago.

A message that will prove dangerous in the wrong hands.

Protecting this powerful information seems simple until David realizes some people will use his daughter against him to get it, at whatever the cost. Now David must make a choice. Protect mankind from a secret past that must remain hidden, or save his little girl.

~Try an Excerpt!~
Again, our eyes met and held.

“I feel your pain,” I said.

“You mending a broken heart, too?” she asked.

I nodded.

“Four weeks for me, David.”

“Ten weeks for me, Kyra.”

We said nothing for a few seconds. The few calculating moments when life hangs on a decision that will change everything forever.

Kyra inched in so we were breaths apart. “I have a room upstairs.”

I said nothing.

“And I’d love some company.”

That was all I needed to hear.

It took ten minutes to make our way out of the ballroom, ride the elevator to the top floor, and fall into her king-sized bed. The sex was frenzied and physical, and when the next morning came I felt drained and dehydrated and desperate for a shower.

Kyra mumbled something when I rolled out of bed, and when the hot spray hit my body the painful memories that I’d successfully shoved aside for the past eight hours came back, hard and fast. I leaned my forehead against the tile, swallowing down the lump of grief I still felt whenever Lottie came to mind.

It was often.

When I finished the shower, I redressed in my rumpled tux and slipped back into the bedroom.

And there it was. The moment when you realize there are no do-overs. No rewind buttons, no second chances, and no extra seconds on the clock. Seconds that could have made a difference either way, depending on what choice I made.

Kyra was on the bed, staring lifelessly up at the ceiling with blood pooling over her chest.
~Meet Terri!~ 
Terri looks for any opportunity to make stuff up. She thinks anything that can’t so easily be explained is worth an extra look and often makes a great story. She loves red wine, scotch, sunrises, Ancient Egypt, the beach—and a host of other stuff that would take too much real estate to talk about. The youngest of five children, Terri lives with her husband and son on Long Island. And, in her next life, if she hasn’t moved on to somewhere else, she wants to be an astronomer. Terri’s fascinated with the night skies almost as much as she’s fascinated with ancient Egypt.

Terri is a member of member of Sisters in Crime and Mystery Writers of America, and you can read about her at

If you love social media, you can also find Terri on Facebook at and on Twitter at 
Terri will be awarding $50 Amazon or B/N GC to a randomly drawn winner via rafflecopter during the tour, and a $25 Amazon or B/N GCto a randomly drawn host.


  1. Replies
    1. Hi, Mary and thanks for sharing that thought. I'd like to think it's a fascinating storyline as well. Happy you stopped by today...thank you!

  2. Replies
    1. Curtis, thanks for the feedback. I'm parsing out little bits of the story in succession, with the hope of enough tease to entice. :)

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

    1. Thank you, Lisa. This snippet is from early in the book, just before things *really* start humming. LOL

  4. Thanks for having me here today. I'm looking forward to meeting new people and sharing some good times. Hoping it's a great one!

  5. The story sounds very intriguing.

    1. That's what I was aiming for, Rita. Intrigue and suspense, and a good dose of unexpected thrown in.

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    1. Thanks, Lynn. I appreciate your stopping by and the feedback!

  7. Sounds intense and engaging!

    Trix, vitajex(at)Aol(Dot)com

    1. Hi, Trix. I think Yesterday People is both -- and I'm hopeful readers will agree!

  8. Really interesting storyline and excerpt!

    1. I love it when readers are all saying the same thing. Means that hopefully I did something right! ;-)

  9. I liked the excerpt best!

  10. I liked the excerpt best. This book sounds like such an interesting and intriguing read. I will totally have to add this book to my "to-read" list.

  11. Finding out about a new series I haven't heard of yet and sounds great, will be added to wishlist and a giveaway! Thanks :)

  12. I enjoyed "Meeting Terri." Thanks!