Thursday, October 8, 2015

Missing Blog Tour! (+$25 Amazon GC Giveaway!)

Title: Missing
Author: Randa Flannery
Series: N/A
Pages: 282
Date Published: 2015
Publisher: Icasm Press
Format: Kindle
Genre: Mystery 
Source: Goddess Fish Blog Tours

Synopsis:
Haunted by her best friend's disappearance, always practical Rowan Quaide lives a life of cold logic. As an intelligence analyst, her world is ruled by who has the best strategy and Ro's reasoned control makes her Queen.

A Chance encounter with a man from her past stretches the bounds of reason and throws her into a game of dark deception and danger. With the past creeping from her nightmares into her reality, Ro pits herself against the monster determined to destroy the new love she's found.

As the intel gets more and more disturbing and events begin to spin out of control, she must rely one her instincts and cling to an unreasonable truth, or allow logic to tear her apart.

~Try an Excerpt!~
He turned to her with a considering gaze. “You’re a fascinating woman, Quaide,” he spoke softly. “A strange mix of pragmatic and unwillingly romantic with just a touch of eager rashness.”

Rowan wanted to laugh it off, but was lulled by his voice and those fathomless eyes that always seemed able to hold her gaze so easily. So she simply watched as he slowly moved closer.

“I find myself…” He paused and she saw him swallow, watched the movement of his throat, and noted the unevenness of his breathing. She noted with vague surprise that her own matched it. “Mesmerized,” he finished on a whisper.

She felt the air thicken around them, that quickening of anticipation. Her heart danced in her chest and her limbs quivered. His hand reached up to touch her hair, her neck, her cheek with gentle caresses that made her tingle, made her stomach tighten. She licked her lips nervously and saw his eyes darken, a deep flush answering in her cheeks. It made no sense, she thought dimly, to feel all this before he’d even kissed her.


He lowered his head those final few inches, meeting her trembling lips with his. It was the merest of touches, almost hesitant more than patient. It shouldn’t have made her knees weak or her stomach flutter. It surely shouldn’t have breathed heat through her or caused her to shudder. She’d been kissed before, with the crushing of mouths and dueling of tongues, and those kisses had never made her weak or needy. But this one did. It did all of those things that it shouldn’t have.
~Meet Randa!~ 
Randa Flannery has an a degree in English and writes a variety of romantic fiction, including suspense, comedy, and urban fantasy. Randa is a member of the Romance Writers of America and lives as an expat with her husband and children in FuYang, China. 
Randa will be awarding a $25 Amazon or Barnes and Noble GC to a randomly drawn winner via rafflecopter during the tour.

11 comments:

  1. thanks for having missing on today. as my debut novel, it's been kind of like watching my kid go off for the first day of school! hope everyone enjoys rowan and her friends as much as i did. happy to chat and answer any questions if anyone wants to drop me a comment.

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  2. Thank you for the post and the giveaway!

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  3. Happy book release, I loved the excerpt! And the cover is beautiful, I love the color! Can't wait to read it! And thanks for the awesome giveaway!

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    1. thank you! i really loved the color of the cover, too. it was probably my favorite part, and that's really saying something. hope you enjoy the story as much!

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  4. Happy book release. The cover is beautiful, it's mysterious. The story sounds very intriguing.

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    1. thank you, deanne! i do love the cover they did, and i especially love the finish they used on the print version, a kind of velvety feel. i really enjoyed writing this story, weaving the different pieces together. it intrigued me as i was doing it, so hopefully you will feel the same as you read!

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    1. thank you, rita, for stopping by and for commenting. i have to agree with you that it does sound great! ;)

      my favorite part about this story is that it's more than just the mystery and suspense. it's the evolution rowan goes through and the different facets of her personality. it's the way the relationships work around her. i hope you enjoy it as much as i did.

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    1. hi, mary! thanks for stopping by! happy to meet you, as well.

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