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Book Blast and Giveaway: In Time For You by Chris Karlsen

Friday, January 01, 2016

Happy New Year!!

The book blast for Christ Karlsen's upcoming time travel romance, In Time For You (Knights in Time #4), is taking place today. As the first tour of this year, I'm hosting a promo on this book as well as an excerpt.

Chris Karlsen will be awarding a $15 Amazon or B/N GC to a randomly drawn winner via rafflecopter during the tour
 
In Time For You
Chris Karlsen
(Knights in Time #4) 
Expected Publication: January 9, 2016
https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/28253295-in-time-for-you
While horseback riding in the English countryside, sisters, Electra and Emily Crippen find themselves trapped in a tear in time. Thrown back to 1357 England and caught by a local noble, they are in a place that is home but as frightening and unfamiliar as an alien world would be. With no idea how the tear in time came about, the one thing they do know is: they must stay together and stay near to where the event took place in hopes of discovering the way back to their modern life. That certain need to stay together is the first certainty taken from them when one sister is forced to remain in England and one is sent miles away to Wales by royal order.

There is one other hope for help the sisters don’t know exists. It’s Electra’s lover, Roger Marchand. A time traveler himself, he never told her of his past. When he realizes what has happened to the sisters, he enlists the help of a scientist friend to help him open the suspected passageway through time. Any effort to save Electra and Emily will likely cost him his life. This was the time Roger came from, a time when his country, France, was at war with England. If he is discovered on English soil while searching for the sisters, he will either be killed or taken prisoner of war. Any risk is worth saving the life of the woman he loves.

Pre-Order Link (ONLY .99c!):
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An Excerpt from In Time For You:

While she ate, the button on Electra's sleeve fell out of the frog loop. She didn't hook the button again, reaching for her wine instead. The sleeve pulled back from her wrist to expose her watch, which she hadn't thought to remove.

"What is that?" Simon asked and pointed to her Seiko.

"A watch." What a bizarre question. There wasn't a corner of the planet that people didn't recognize a wristwatch.

A frown slowly formed and he stretched across Emily and took hold of Electra's hand to tug it toward him for a better look. He turned her hand over and in a matter of seconds had the clasp undone.

He brought the candle in front of his trencher closer and held the watch under it. "What do the numbers mean?"

"It's a clock, a miniature timepiece you wear on your wrist."

From his expression, the explanation puzzled him. "Do they not have candle clocks in this Greenland you claim you're from?"

How to explain the abundance of various clocks to a man who apparently has no context for the anything beyond a candle clock or similar ancient means of telling time?

"Are you saying you've never seen a clock?" Emily asked.

"One like this? No, I have not."

Emily bent her head nearer Electra and whispered, "Are you thinking what I am?"

"Sadly, yes."

Simon ran his finger over the watch face. "These small digits, what is their meaning?"

"It's the date and year: 5.14.15."

He shook his head. "What year is 15?"

"2015, of course."

"You are mad. It's the year of our Lord, 1357."
About the Author:

I was born and raised in Chicago. My father was a history professor and my mother was, and is, a voracious reader. I grew up with a love of history and books. My parents also love traveling, a passion they passed onto me. I wanted to see the places I read about, see the land and monuments from the time periods that fascinated me. I’ve had the good fortune to travel extensively throughout Europe, the Near East, and North Africa. 

I am a retired police detective. I spent twenty-five years in law enforcement with two different agencies. My desire to write came in my early teens. After I retired, I decided to pursue that dream. I write three different series. My paranormal romance series is called, Knights in Time. My romantic thriller series is Dangerous Waters. The newest is The Bloodstone Series. Each series has a different setting and some cross time periods, which I find fun to write.

I currently live in the Pacific Northwest with my husband and five wild and crazy rescue dogs. 

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(Note: I received this book blast+giveaway info from Goddess Fish Promotions. ~Punya)

6 comments:

Goddess Fish Promotions said...

Thanks for hosting!

chris karlsen said...

Happy New Year to all. I want to thank Punya for the opportunity to showcase In Time For You. It is much appreciated.
Chris

Mary Preston said...

A great excerpt thank you.

Victoria Alexander said...

I've thoroughly enjoyed following the blog tour for In Time For You and reading all of the excerpts, I'm looking forward to reading it! Thanks for sharing :)

Raelynn said...

Sounds awesome! I love mismatched times!

Punya said...

@Chris, the pleasure is all mine.


Mary, Victoria and Raelynn, thanks for commenting. Best of luck! :)

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