Friday, October 14, 2016

Blog Tour Excerpt + Giveaway: HONOR by Jay Crownover


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New York Times and USA Today Bestselling Author Jay Crownover returns with her most complicated hero yet, in the first book in the romantic suspense series The Breaking Point.

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Don’t be fooled.
Don’t make excuses for me.
I am not a good man.
I’ve seen things no one should, done things no one should talk about. Honor and conscience have no place in my life. But I’ve fought and I’ve survived. I’ve had to.
The first time I saw her dancing on that seedy stage in that second rate club, I felt my heart pulse for the first time. Keelyn Foster was too young, too vibrant for this place, and I knew in an instant that I would make her mine. But first I had to climb my way to the top. I had to have something more to offer her.
I’m here now, money is no object and I have no equal. Except for her. She's disappeared. But don’t worry, I will find her and claim her. She will be mine.
Like I said, don’t be fooled. I am not the devil in disguise... I’m the one standing front and center.
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KEELYN
    “What are you doing here, Nassir?”
    Nassir Gates, half man and half monster. He was lethal and toxic, keeping all that sinister beauty covered up in a ridiculously expensive suit that made him look elegant and falsely civilized. To the untrained eye, Nassir was an outrageously handsome man that looked like he was on his way to a business meeting, but if you had spent any time on the streets, were familiar with life in the gutter, there was no missing who he really was, what he was. The top of the food chain. If you knew about what it took to make it where I came from, you could look at Nassir and see that he not only thrived in chaos, but was comfortable there. He even managed to make it look good.
    I left all of that behind. I liked Denver. I liked the laid-back vibe. I liked the monotony. I liked the predictability. I liked that I could walk to my car after my shift at the diner and not have to worry about taking a knife in the ribs or getting a revolver shoved in my back. I liked that I didn’t have to shake my ass or get naked to pay my bills. I liked that here, soccer dads were just that, and weren’t secretly banging hookers in the back room or gambling the family’s grocery money away at an illegal poker game. Most importantly I liked that I didn’t have to look my biggest addiction, my worst temptation, in the eye every single day and pretend like I didn’t want him. Here I didn’t have to deny that I had been infatuated with him for years. I was foolishly obsessed with this particular devil in a designer suit and I knew he was absolutely detrimental not only to my safety but to the thing I valued above all else…my independence.
    After a childhood spent evading the hands of my mother’s overzealous and unhinged boyfriends and barely escaping the clutches of a sick and twisted stepfather, and too many years working my ass off—literally—to make a life for myself, I could never risk letting myself care for Nassir the way I wanted to because I knew that if I did, I would become nothing more than his, and I refused to be any man’s possession or accessory.
    When the opportunity arose to take off without an explanation or without looking like I was running from him and the promise and future I saw so clearly in his eyes, I grabbed it. Ran away with both my heart and my tail tucked between my legs. But now he was here in this fragile and predictable paradise and I wanted to stab him with the broken pen and jump in his lap and put my mouth on his smirking lips all at the same time.
    You’re here, Key. Where else would I be?”
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Order HONOR in ebook or paperback, releasing 10/18/16
 
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Make sure you check out the other stops on this tour for more teasers, excerpts and reviews!
HONOR Tour Schedule
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October 14
A Literary Perusal-Review & Excerpt Best Book Boyfriends-Excerpt Grownup Fangirl-Excerpt Lacey's Love Of Literature-Review & Excerpt Quesarasera Book Blog-Review & Excerpt Reviews from the Heart-Review & Excerpt V's Reads-Review & Excerpt

October 15
In Between The Pages-Excerpt Greyland Reviews-Excerpt Stephanie’s Book Reports-Review & Excerpt Literary Dust-Excerpt Naughty and Nice Book Blog-Review & Excerpt The Review Loft-Review & Excerpt Vera is Reading-Excerpt

October 16
Crazii Bitches Book Blog-Review & Excerpt Ramblings of a Bookworm-Review & Excerpt Cocktails and Books-Review & Excerpt NallaReads-Excerpt PBC-Excerpt Reese's Reviews-Review & Excerpt

October 17
EskieMama Reads-Excerpt mustreadbooksordie-Review & Excerpt Loves Great Reads Blog-Review & Excerpt Nerdy Dirty & Flirty-Review & Excerpt Red Cheeks Reads-Review The Readdicts-Review & Excerpt

October 18
Book Babes Unite-Review & Excerpt Bookalicious Babes Blog-Review & Excerpt Books to Breathe-Review & Excerpt Guilty Pleasures Book Reviews-Review & Excerpt Taylors_Pages-Review & Excerpt Two Book Pushers-Review & Excerpt

October 19
Book Angel Booktopia-Review & Excerpt Hooker Heels Book Blog-Excerpt Dayreader Reviews-Review & Excerpt Lili's Books-Excerpt My Girlfriend's Couch-Review & Excerpt WickedGoodReads-Review

October 20

October 21

 

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Jay Crownover is the New York Times and USA Today bestselling author of the Marked Men, The Point, and the Saints of Denver series. Like her characters, she is a big fan of tattoos. She loves music and wishes she could be a rock star, but since she has no aptitude for singing or instrument playing, she'll settle for writing stories with interesting characters that make the reader feel something. She lives in Colorado with her three dogs.        

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