Monday, February 20, 2012

Release Day Blitz for Cat Burglar in Training by Shelley Munro

One of many authors I enjoy is getting ready to release another exciting book and courtesy of Bewitching Book Tours I get to bring you a taste of it.  So get comfy and learn about Cat Burglar in Training by Shelley Munro.

By Shelley Munro

Eve Fawkner had no intention of following in her father’s footsteps. But when the thugs harassing him to repay his gambling debts threaten her young daughter, Eve is forced to assume the role of London’s most notorious cat burglar, The Shadow. The plan is simple: pull off a couple of heists, pay back the goons and go into permanent retirement. But things get messy during her first job when Eve witnesses a murder, stumbles across a clue that sheds some light on her past and, worst of all, falls for a cop.

Inspector Kahu Williams would be the perfect man, if Eve were looking, and if there wasn’t the little matter of their career conflict. The man is seriously hot—and hot on the trail of a murderer. A trail that keeps leading him back to Eve…

Here are some interesting tidbits about the book.........

First line from Cat Burglar in Training by Shelley Munro: “The walls have eyes, Mama.”

One of Shelley’s favorite lines from Cat Burglar in Training: Some girls attend society balls to snag a rich husband. Not me. I was stuck in work mode with beginner’s nerves lurking under the surface. Lady Eve Fawkner—reluctant cat burglar in training.
One of Shelley’s favorite lines from Cat Burglar in Training: “She made a joke. See, I told you she’d be fine,” Grace hollered back. She stepped a little closer. “What happened to you? It looks as if a vampire drained your blood. You’re pale and interesting.” Her face creased in a frown. “You okay?”
One of Shelley’s favorite lines from Cat Burglar in Training: If I were looking for a man, he’d make the finalist list—obviously intelligent, easy on the eye with a slight kink in his nose hinting at an interesting history. The man was a natural on the dance floor, moving like a…well, a cat burglar. A real joy to partner. Pity I wasn’t shopping.

Fun Fact About Cat Burglar in Training by Shelley Munro: After watching the movie To Catch a Thief as a teenager, Shelley wanted to read cat burglar stories. There aren’t many around so she wrote her own.

Fun Fact About Cat Burglar in Training by Shelley Munro
: One of the most interesting things Shelley researched during the writing of Cat Burglar in Training was how to break a window without making much noise. The solution is peanut butter!


Here are our hero and heroine.....
Meet Eve Fawkner: Eve is twenty-four years old. She’s the daughter of Viscount Oakthorpe and possesses her own title but prefers not to use it. The mother of a five-year-old daughter, she’s spent the last six years living in France, but on her return to England she re-enters the social whirl, attending balls and acting the vapid socialite. While her busty, blonde image fits the  stereotype, she’s intelligent and witty, fiercely protective of her family and friends, and fills the role of The Shadow, a cat burglar.
Meet Kahu Williams: Kahu is a New Zealand cop, and he’s traveled to England to search for his younger brother. He’s signed a contract to work in England and is investigating the murder of Perdita Moning. His investigations take him to society balls, and this is where he meets the very sexy Lady Eve Fawkner. Eve is with a man and out of bounds, but there is something about her that intrigues him. Yes, he can’t stop thinking about Eve. 


With all this talk about jewels here are some famous quotes that come to mind......

Jewel Quote #1: Diamonds are nothing more than chunks of coal that stuck to their jobs ~ Malcolm Forbes.
Jewel Quote #2: I have always felt a gift diamond shines so much better than one you buy for yourself ~ Mae West.
Jewel Quote #3: Jewelry takes people’s minds off your wrinkles ~ Sonja Henie.
Jewel Quote #4: I never worry about diets. The only carrots that interest me are the number of carats in a diamond ~ Mae West.
Jewel Quote #5: Let us not be too particular. It is better to have old second-hand diamonds than none at all ~ Mark Twain.
Jewel Quote #6: Better a diamond with a flaw than a pebble without ~ Chinese Proverb.

About the Author:

Shelley Munro is tall and curvaceous with blue eyes and a smile that turns masculine heads everywhere she goes. She’s a university tutor and an explorer/treasure hunter during her vacations. Skilled with weapons and combat, she is currently in talks with a producer about a television series based on her world adventures.

Shelley is also a writer blessed with a very vivid imagination and lives with her very own hero in New Zealand. She writes mainly erotic romance in the contemporary, paranormal and historical genres for publishers Carina Press, Ellora’s Cave and Samhain Publishing.

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