Monday, October 29, 2012

Book Tour for Fearless Love by Meg Benjamin (Promo & GIVEAWAY)


Lookin' for a little country lovin'?  Then Fearless Love by Meg Benjamin is exactly what you're looking for as a former country musician returns home to take over the family farm despite familial adversary.  Helping her out is a chef who gave up the high life for the peace and quiet of the country as he continues to recover for a drug addiction.  Keep reading to learn more about this book as well as being entered for a giveaway.....


FEARLESS LOVE by Meg Benjamin

Konigsberg, Texas, Book 7.

MG Carmody never figured her musical dreams would crash against the reality of Nashville. Now the only thing she has going for her is her late grandfather’s chicken farm, which comes with molting hens that won’t lay, one irascible rooster, and a huge mortgage held by a ruthless opponent—her Great Aunt Nedda.

With fewer eggs to sell, MG needs extra money, fast. Even if it means carving out time for a job as a prep cook at The Rose—and resisting her attraction to its sexy head chef.

Joe LeBlanc has problems of his own. He’s got a kitchen full of temperamental cooks—one of whom is a sneak thief—a demanding cooking competition to prepare for, and an attraction to MG that could easily boil over into something tasty. If he could figure out the cause of the shy beauty’s lack of self-confidence.

In Joe’s arms, MG’s heart begins to find its voice. But between kitchen
thieves, performance anxiety, saucy saboteurs, greedy relatives, and one very pissed-off rooster, the chances of them ever making sweet music are looking slimmer by the day.


EXCERPT:

She handed him a bottle, then headed for the back door. “We can watch the sunset if you don’t mind the chickens.”

“MG?”

She turned. He stood in the middle of her kitchen floor, watching her, the unopened bottle dangling from his fingers. “On second thought, I don’t really want a beer.”

She blinked. “Okay, well, there’s some iced tea.”

“I don’t want tea right now either. Or the chickens. Or the sunset, nice though it probably is.” He paused, watching her. “I mean, I came here to take you out to dinner, but on second thought, I don’t think I can wait that long after all.”

Her shoulders suddenly felt tight and there was an twinge in her belly. “Wait that long for what?”

“You.” The word seemed to drop into the silence of her kitchen. He put the beer bottle back on the kitchen table, dropping his hands to his sides.

Her shoulders ached. She took a step toward him, then stopped. What the crap do I do now?

“Oh.”

He frowned slightly. “Of course, you can say no if you want to. If I misread whatever this is between us, I’ll head off home. No harm, no foul.” He watched her again, blue eyes dark in the late afternoon sunshine.

“No,” she said slowly. “You don’t need to do that.” She took a few more steps back across the suddenly broad expanse of her kitchen. She was almost next to him now. Would it look too eager if she took the last few steps at a trot?

He grinned again, his lips spreading slowly. “Glad to hear that. I didn’t want to.”

MG’s brain seemed to have gone on vacation. Have I ever made love with a man who had a beard before? Right off hand, she couldn’t think of anybody. And the list wasn’t all that long to begin with. She stood looking up at him, then placed a tentative hand on his chest. “You realize I’ve got a really crappy bed. It’s one Great Aunt Nedda left behind.”

His grin delved a dimple in one cheek. “Trust me, your Great Aunt Nedda is the last thing I’m going to be thinking about.”

“Good,” she murmured, licking her lips. “Me too.” She clasped her hands behind his neck, pulling him down toward her.



AUTHOR BIO & LINKS:

Meg Benjamin is an award-winning author of contemporary romance. Her Konigsburg series for Samhain Publishing is set in the Texas Hill Country. Book #3, Be My Baby, won a 2011 EPIC Award for Contemporary Romance. Book #4, Long Time Gone, received the Romantic Times Reviewers’ Choice Award for Indie Press Romance. Book #5, Brand New Me, won the Holt Medallion from Virginia Romance Writers and was nominated for Book Of the Year at Long and Short Reviews. Meg lives in Colorado with her DH and two rather large Maine coon kitties (well, partly Maine Coon anyway).  Her Web site is http://www.MegBenjamin.com and her blog is http://megbenj1.wordpress.com/. You can follow her on Facebook (http://www.facebook.com/meg.benjamin1), Pinterest (http://pinterest.com/megbenjamin/), and Twitter (http://twitter.com/megbenj1). Meg loves to hear from readers—contact her at meg@megbenjamin.com.


**********GIVEAWAY**********

Meg will be awarding a $10.00 Gift Card, winner's choice, for Amazon, Sur la Table, iTunes, or Lush to a randomly drawn commenter during the tour.

-Giveaway is OPEN TO EVERYONE!
-To be entered, MUST leave a comment, ALONG WITH YOUR EMAIL ADDY.
-One commenter will be chosen randomly from all comments made throughout the tour, so the more tour stops you make a comment on the greater your chances of winning.  A list of all participating blogs can be found here.
-Giveaway ends at 11:59 PM CST on 11/2.

10 comments:

  1. Thank you so much for the chance! The blurb and excerpt look fantastic!

    Kassandra
    sionedkla@gmail.com

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  2. Thanks for the great blurb and excerpt. This book sounds fantastic. Can't wait to read it to see more of MG and Joe.

    e.balinski(at)att(dot)net

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  3. Carmody is an interesting last name. How do you go about choosing your names? Do you have to have names before you start or do they come to you along the way?
    catherinelee100 at gmail dot com

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  4. Thanks for the excerpt and review!

    vitajex(at)aol(dot)com

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  5. Hi everybody--thanks for the lovely review! Catherine, I used "Carmody" because I'd already used Nedda back in Be My Baby (she was a very minor character) so I needed to keep the name consistent. As for why I chose Carmody there, I have to say I don't remember.

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  6. Sounds awesome!

    justforswag(AT)yahoo(DOT)com

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  7. Great excerpt. Sounds like a great read. I'll TBR it. Thanks! :D

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  8. Very nice excerpt.

    bn100candg(at)hotmail(dot)com

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  9. I love trying new authors.. Your book sounds like something I would enjoy very much. Thanks so much for participating.

    sherrry . ingalls (@) yahoo (dot) com

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