Beast by Mary Catherine Gebhard @marycgebhard @bookenthupromo #ReleaseBlast


Book Title: Beast
Author: Mary Catherine Gebhard
Genre: Romantic Suspense/Dark Romance
Release Date: March 14, 2017
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Once upon a time, I thought love was a fairytale.

I thought selling myself to a mafia boss was noble. So what if they called him the Beast? I grew up in rags, and he would lift me to riches. All I had to do was give him my soul.

He was punishing. Insatiable. Captivating. Nothing like I expected him to be. Each day my reality blurred, leaving me wondering if I was slave or princess.

The longer I stayed, the more I lost myself to him. Even after every cruelty the Beast visited upon me, I longed for his touch. Even after every savage word he spoke, I begged for his lips. I thought the worst thing he could take was my body. I was too naïve to guard my heart.

Once upon a time, I thought love was a fairytale.

Now I know better than to speak of happily-ever-afters.
Beast is the first book in the Hate Story duet. About what it means to fall in love with the person who has absolutely destroyed you, it contains disturbing and graphic situations that may be a trigger for some.


meet the author

Mary Catherine Gebhard bites off more than she can chew. She’s lived in Salt Lake City, Utah her entire life, but occasionally goes on vacation from reality. Don’t worry, she sends postcards.

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Book book Club: Advanced Reader Club #lovetoread

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Thank you for your interest in the Advanced Reader Club! We are excited to have you! Before you sign up we ask that you read what the club is about and the rules that go along with it.

In the Advanced Reader Club you’ll get invites to review books that will soon be released and get the chance to give honest feedback (when appropriate). You do NOT have to review for each book that we send your way but if you download the book then you are committing to the review.

Our books will be delivered via a service called Book Funnel. Using them allows for readers to use any reading device (not just a Kindle or Kindle App) when participating in this club and it allows us to track who has received the book and how it was received. Each person gets their own unique download link that can only be used once. Also, each copy has its own unique watermark to protect our authors against piracy.

You’ll get the book at least 30 days prior to the release day. You will receive an edited copy of whatever book you download however, it will not be in its final form. So while reading if you find a typo of some kind feel free to let us know. Also say you’re a nurse and something in the story would totally NOT be something a nurse would do, feel free to let us know that too and we will pass your notes onto our authors.

On release day you’ll receive an email from us reminding you to leave your review on Amazon and some other important information as well.

This club is an exclusive group and although we don’t require you to read every book that we send your way you will be required to read at least three books within a six month period. If you cannot commit to that please do not join. Also, it will be required that you leave your honest review on Amazon on release day. If this isn’t something you can commit to then please do not join.
However if you can commit to those two things we want you! To make things fun we will have an exclusive Facebook group for you to join (we may have some fun exclusive things going on in there from time to time) and you never know when something awesome might come your way. We have a lot of ideas to keep this group active and fun.

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Her Hopes and Dreams by Terri Osburn #BookBlast #BookTour @TerriOsburn @bookunleashed

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We are extremely delighted to join the BOOK TOUR of
HER HOPES AND DREAMS
by
Terri Osburn

Sweet. Heartwarming.
Book 4 of the highly popular Ardent Springs series.

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Genre: Contemporary Romance
Publication Date: November 15, 2016
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If she’d let him in, 
he’d be the man of her dreams.

As a newly single mother, Carrie Farmer isn’t quite ready to jump back into the dating pool in Ardent Springs—especially since her last marriage was such a disaster. But if anyone could entice her to wade in a bit, it would be her hunky neighbor, Noah Winchester. He’s the perfect man: strong, protective, and smoking hot. But her eyes have deceived her before, and she’s no longer willing to hand over her heart so easily.

After completing several tours in the Middle East, Noah returns to his hometown a very different man. The former soldier’s plan to rest and relax is soon waylaid by the intriguing woman next door and her heart-stealing little girl. Something—or someone—put shadows in Carrie’s lovely eyes, and he’s determined to clear them away. But when hidden demons can no longer be ignored, the couple gets a reminder from an unexpected source that love truly can conquer all.

HER HOPES AND DREAMS FUN FACTS

 

Fun Fact #1 – Round town squares are a thing. We’ve seen quaint little town squares forever in movies and on TV. Always square, as expected. (Take the Gilmore Girls Stars Hollow for example.) But here in TN, they’re often round. I thought it was a fun concept when I found it in Franklin, but then I moved to another small town outside Nashville and our square is round, too. Even has the prerequisite statue in the center. Which leads to…

Fan Fact #2 – Noah Winchester started out as a Methodist minister. Hard to believe, I’m sure, but I thought that Carrie’s hero was a minister. And I did my best to make it so, writing half a book before realizing how wrong I was. After a brief but embarrassing freak out, the new and improved version of Noah walked onto the scene, and I’ve never been so happy to meet a character in my life.

Fun Fact #3 – As a visual person, I create a Pinterest board for all of my books. If you’re ever curious about where they live, what they wear, or what they look like to me, simply hop over to my Pinterest boards and check it out. No worries if what I imagined isn’t what you saw while reading the book. That’s the wonderful thing about books. You get to bring them to life in your mind, and there’s no wrong way to do that.

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Other Books in the Ardent Springs Series

Check out other highly recommended titles by Terri Osburn.
Here are her first 3 books in the Ardent Springs series.

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His First and Last
Ardent Springs, Book 1

Sparks fly when high school sweethearts reunite in this first book in Terri Osburn’s Ardent Springs Series. Lorelei and Spencer thought they’d moved on, but find old flames never really die. But can they let the past go to find their happily ever after?

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Our Now and Forever
Ardent Springs, Book 2

A whirlwind romance landed Caleb and Snow in a Vegas wedding chapel making the biggest commitment of their young lives, but married life isn’t quite what Snow expected. Caleb has spent eighteen months looking for his runaway bride, and now that he’s found her in Ardent Springs, he isn’t about to let her out of his arms again.

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My One and Only
Ardent Springs, Book 3

A desperate teenage mother becomes a common cause for Cooper and Haleigh, who have been friends forever and nothing more. Seeing this as his chance with the girl he’s always loved, Cooper turns on the charm, but Haleigh’s history, as well as her daunting mother, could be too much for even love to overcome.

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About Terri Osburn

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Although born in the Ohio Valley, Terri Osburn found her true home between the covers of her favorite books. Classics like The Wizard of Oz and Little Women filled her childhood landscapes, and the romance genre beckoned during her teen years. In 2007, she put pen to paper to write her own. Just five years later, she became a 2012 finalist for the Romance Writers of America Golden Heart Award, and her debut novel was released a year later. To date, she has released eight novels, two novellas, and one short story. You can learn more about this award winning author by visiting her website at www.terriosburn.com.

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I love this quote, Diana
“I’m wondering what to read next.” — Matilda, Roald Dahl