Monday, September 16, 2013

Book Tour: Special Rewards by M. L. Ryan Excerpt & Giveaway



BLURB:  
Meet Hailey - possessed by an otherworldly being who was trapped in her Kindle.
Hailey Parrish was quick-witted, irreverent, and hadn’t had a date in three years. She only wanted an eBook reader because her collection of paperbacks threatened to take over her small living space. Little did she know that the "special offers" that prompted the purchase included much more than a reduced price in exchange for a few ads. The device came pre-loaded with the essence of Sebastian Kess, an erudite womanizer with magical abilities from a parallel dimension. When she inadvertently releases him and he inhabits her body, she finally has a man inside her, just not in the way she imagined. And soon her predicament introduces her to yet another supernatural, the handsome could-be-the-man-of-her-dreams Alex Sunderland. Can Alex and Hailey find a way to return Sebastian to his own body, stay one step ahead of the criminals who want to keep him where he is, and not lose their sense of humor?
Special Offers, the first book of the Coursodon Dimension Series, combines paranormal romance, urban fantasy, a bit of science fiction and a healthy dose of quirky humor.

EXCERPT:  
Another marqizobaz delivered us directly to the palace, which was, well, palatial.  Set on a grassy hill, the immense structure loomed over the city.  Which wasn’t saying much, as the rest of the terrain was flat as a pancake. The front was five-stories tall and symmetrical with a slightly protruding columned section at the center that served as the main entryway.  On either side, each floor had at least 15 identical bays of tall, multi-paned windows.  At the corners were squared, tower-like structures, each with a short, walled edge at the top patrolled by royal guards. 

Our guards whisked us into a huge marble-floored, multi-story foyer.  Only when the hulking, carved entry doors were closed did they break their protective formation, fanning out behind us with precision.

Sebastian leaned in close.  “They are terrible conversationalists, but you have to admire their style,” he observed.

“True,” Tannis agreed, nodding.  “I, for one, have always loved the leather boots.  Nothing like a man in uniform,” she added in a dreamy voice, as if recalling some long-past, but pleasant memory.

Sebastian gasped in mock horror. “What’s this?  I thought fraternizing with the help was expressly forbidden.”

Tannis grinned suggestively but stayed silent. 

Alex glared at his sister.  “No wonder Mother insisted you have only female guards once you reached puberty.”

Her smile widened. “The women look just as hot in the boots, you know.”

A pained expression flashed across Alex’s face. “TMI, Tannis, TMI.”

“Actually,” Sebastian volunteered, “I was thinking the more detail the better.”

AUTHOR INFORMATION:
M.L. Ryan is a profes­sional woman – not that she gave up her amateur status, but rather that she is over-educated with a job in which she spends a lot of time writing dry, science non-Fiction. In an effort to strength­en the less logi­cal side of her brain, she decided to write some of the many stories rolling around in her head.  She lives in Tucson, AZ with her husband, son, four cats, two dogs and an adopt­ed Desert
Tortoise.

eBook Formats:  SPECIAL OFFERS

Trade Paperback: SPECIAL OFFERS

eBook Formats:  SPECIAL REWARDS

Twitter: @MLRyan1

GIVEAWAY:
M.L. will be awarding a $25 Amazon gift card to a randomly drawn commenter during the tour.
The more you comment, the better your chances of winning. The tour dates can be found here:  http://goddessfishpromotions.blogspot.com/2013/08/excerpt-tour-special-offers-and-special.html
  

12 comments:

  1. Another great excerpt thank you. Keep them coming.

    marypres(AT)gmail(DOT)com

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  2. Good morning! Thanks so much, Alisia, for hosting this stop. I hope all your readers enjoy the excerpt. If they leave a comment, they'll be in the running for the $25 Amazon gift card to be awarded at the end of the tour!

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  3. Love the excerpt, thank you.

    Kit3247(at)aol(dot)com

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  4. "...she finally has a man inside her, just not in the way she imagined." <-- *DIES*

    justforswag(AT)yahoo(DOT)com

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    1. I'm rather fond of that myself.... ;-)

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  5. Thanks for sharing the great excerpt and the giveaway. Sounds like a really good book. evamillien at gmail dot com

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  6. Nice excerpt

    bn100candg at hotmail dot com

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  7. Thanks, everyone, for checking out the excerpt and special thanks to Alisia for hosting!

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  8. Thanks for the chance to win and the great excerpt!
    natasha_donohoo_8 at hotmail dot com

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