Tuesday, February 25, 2014

Guest Blog & Giveaway: Before the Devil Knows You're Dead by Patricia Eimer

UFI welcomes Patricia Eimer Author of The Speak of the Devil Series. Thanks for Joining us!!

Book 1 LUCK OF THE DEVIL and book 3 BEFORE THE DEVIL KNOWS YOU'RE DEAD are 99 cents for a limited time on all eBook platforms!

When I’m looking for a book I want something that makes me laugh. And when I say laugh, I mean really, really, tears coming out of my eyes, you can’t drink anything or it might shoot out your nose laughing. I’m a pediatric nurse on an ICU unit. Not to mention this new gig as the Angel of Death. My life? Really not a bowl full of chuckles if you get my drift. A bowl full of crazy? Possibly. But I blame most of that on my family. Anyway. Here’s what I’ve read lately that I’d totally recommend:

Cursed By Cupid by Wendy Sparrow: 
I know what it’s like to be cursed as eternally second dateless. Unfortunately my problems came from having an insane family—not a crappy chain letter. Then again who sends a chain letter anyway? If you ask me (and you have which is why I’m writing this blog) Tilly should have got herself a demon to go hunting her little penpal of crap. Me? I’m just thankful that my man Matt is used to crazy. But if you need a laugh Tilly’s the girl to see. Just watch out for flying swords.

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Where’d You Go Bernadette by Maria Semple: 
The funniest book I’ve read this year. I’m in love with Bernadette in all her crazy and I’m seriously considering a trip to Antarctica of my own. Give her a read and get lost in what happens when you’ve got absolutely everything and it starts to drive you insane.

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Me Before You by JoJo Moyes: 
This is such a beautiful novel that I can’t help but recommend it. I know what living with the King of the World is like and let me tell you Satan on a crabby day has nothing on Will Traynor. But if anyone deserves a chance at HEA it’s Louisa Clark and you should definitely pick this up to see if she gets it.

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Such Sweet Sorrow By Jenny Trout: 
I’ve got to admit, I’m not much of a Romeo and Juliet fan. Seriously suicide over a guy? But this retelling by Jenny Trout should have the subtitle “Romeo and Hamlet’s Most Excellent Adventure in the Underworld.” I laughed so hard I spit tea. And Malachi? He’s currently trying to domesticate his own crows so he can have Mumbles and Crumbles fanboys. If you want to finally see Juliet put on some big girl panties and kick it with the boys—Jenny Trout’s got the book for you.

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The Fault in Our Stars by John Green: 
I know I said above that I like books that make you laugh and being in pediatric intensive care I should hate this book but OMG, if I weren’t immortal I’d want an Augustus Waters all my own. This is a beautiful story about what happens when everything around you falls apart. And PS the bit about “not wanting to see a world without Augustus Waters in it”? Malachi was totally sobbing like a girl. Even if he did claim it was just demonic allergies.

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Patricia Eimer is a small-town girl fated to be a storyteller. After a stint of "thinking practically," she earned degrees in Business and Economics, but her passion has always been a good book. She lives in Pittsburgh with her two kids and a husband who learned the art of frozen pizza to give her more time to write. When she’s not writing she can be found fencing or arguing with her dogs about plot points. Most days the beagle wins, but the dalmatian is a close second. She’s a distant third.

Find Patricia and her books

Before The Devil Knows You're Dead
Speak of the Devil # 3
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Not Even Death Keeps a Good Demoness Down

There’s never an end to the crazy when you’re demon spawn. Not that Faith Bettincourt’s complaining. She’s been patching things up with her angelic on-again off-again boyfriend, Matt, and her best-friend-turned-sister-in-law is soon giving birth to the Anti-Christ Part Deux. Oh, and Faith is saving kids from Death in her pediatric unit one soul at a time. Life is good.

Until Faith accidentally runs over the Angel of Death and is forced to take his place. Now she’s taking lives instead of saving them. Which is kind of a problem when you’re a nurse. As if that weren’t bad enough, she is suddenly thrust into the worst scenario of them all--Matt’s ex Brenda is back, and she’s brought the Apocalypse with her.

Faith’s not about to give up the world...or her man. But when the chips are down, what’s a demoness supposed to do? Besides take matters into her own hands, of course.

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Tour Schedule

Week One:
2/24/2014- book's blog- Excerpt
2/24/2014- The Reading Obsession- Spotlight
2/25/2014- Urban Fantasy Investigations- Guest Post
2/25/2014- BookHounds- Interview
2/26/2014- Happy tails and tales- Review or Spotlight
2/26/2014- In The Pages of a Good Book- Excerpt
2/27/2014- Manga Maniac Café- Interview
2/27/2014- Margay Leah Justice- Review or Spotlight
2/28/2014- Fade Into Fantasy- Guest Post
2/28/2014- Toot's Book Reviews- Interview

Week Two:
3/3/2014- Books, Movies, Reviews. Oh my!- Interview
3/3/2014- Books and Things- Excerpt
3/4/2014- Romantic Reads and Such- Guest Post
3/4/2014- Let's Talk About Books- Review
3/5/2014- The Jeep Diva- Guest Post
3/5/2014- Cassandra Lost in Books- Excerpt
3/6/2014- Sapphyria's Book Reviews- Guest Post
3/6/2014- Read-Love-Blog- Excerpt
3/7/2014- Miriam Smith- Review or Spotlight
3/7/2014- Fantasy Book Addict- Guest Post

February Covet Release Blast

Covets have all the sexiness, emotion, and happily ever after that readers have come to expect and love from Entangled. They are firmly grounded in the contemporary world, but each novel brings in supernatural twists, breaking the contemporary and paranormal rules, alike. To find out more about their titles, chat with authors, participate in special events, and to find out what books you’ll be coveting next, visit the Entangled website, follow them on Twitter, Like their Facebook page, and join the Book Club.

Today I'm happy to be featuring Covet's February releases:

Hot Rock by Annie Seaton

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Megan Miller is on a dream trip to research her doctoral thesis at a rock festival in England. When she arrives in town she’s stunned that her temporary neighbor is the spitting image of her 70’s rock idol, too bad he’s also a world-class jerk. So why can't she stop thinking about him?

Seventies rock star Davy Morgan is a man with a secret: rockin’ in one time and living in another. He holds his privacy close to his heart, so when a beautiful girl who not only loves but truly understands his music moves in next door, he works overtime to keep her at a distance. Easier said than done.

Megan follows Davy to the rock festival, but it’s not what or when it seems. The lure of the music draws them closer, but can their newfound love span across the decades, or will it get lost in time?

Pan's Conquest by Aubrie Dionne

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Syrinx pulled a fast one on Pan to escape his raging lust. The God of Chastity wasn't about to break her vows and succumb to his temptations. Transported to the twenty-first century, she runs a florist shop—fulfilling her fake, mortal life. Until the breathtaking Parker Thomas hires her to decorate his grand estate for a gala. Five hundred roses? Easy enough. Except Parker makes her feel things she can't ignore...

As the God of Fertility, Pan is used to maidens flocking in droves to his pastures. So when Syrinx denies him, he's determined to win the one that got away. He poses as a mortal to get close to her, but he doesn't count on falling hard for his conquest—hard enough to make a life and stay.

But Syrinx is falling in love with a man that doesn't exist. Can Pan hide his identity forever, or will the truth tear them apart?

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New Releases: 2/23-3/1

Mon Feb 24

 Pan's Conquest by Aubrie Dionne

Tue Feb 25

 Burn Bright (Dark Star #2) by Bethany Frenette 
 Fire & Flood (Fire & Flood #1) by Victoria Scott 
 Night Owls (Night Owls #1) by Lauren M. Roy
 Tremor (Pulse #2) by Patrick Carman
 White Hot Kiss (The Dark Elements #1) by Jennifer L. Armentrout

Happy Reading!