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Excerpt Tour and Giveaway: Fairly Certain by Deborah Ann Davis

Thursday, January 14, 2016

I'm hosting a promo and an exclusive excerpt of Deborah Ann Davis' YA fiction, Fairly Certain (Love of Fairs #1), today, as a part of the ongoing excerpt tour. Hope you enjoy the excerpt! Note that Fairly Certain will be .99c during this tour.

Deborah Ann Davis will be awarding a $25 Amazon or B/N GC to a randomly drawn winner via rafflecopter during the tour
Fairly Certain
Deborah Ann Davis
(Love of Fairs #1)
https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/23357360-fairly-certain?ac=1&from_search=1
Petir takes a rough tumble in the Connecticut woods, but awakens in the middle of old England. His instinct to freak out is tempered by the arrival of a fair maiden wearing a bow...and arrow. Throwing caution to the wind, Petir decides he has nothing to lose by pursuing Maid Rianne.

But when she is captured by the enemy, a geek with no ability to defend himself must find a way to rescue the fair maiden.

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An Exclusive Excerpt from Fairly Certain:

“Ow!” Petir rubbed his arm and glared down at Cord.

She glared back. “You are not supposed to let me hit you.”

“I know I’m not supposed to let you hit me. I’m not an idiot.”

“That remains to be seen,” the youngster muttered. “You are definitely not a warrior. If you cannot defend yourself, simply say so.” She spun her staff between her hands, still frowning.

“Of course I can defend myself. I just wasn’t ready. Let’s try again.” Petir had played Wii Karate before, and he was ranked at Ping-Pong. This warrior stuff couldn’t be too hard, especially against a middle-school girl who only came up to his chest. He raised his crutch over his head with one hand, and extended his free arm in front of him like a cop trying to stop traffic. Bending his knees slightly, he ignored the pain shooting up his hamstring as his clothes flapped in the breeze. “Go for it.” Petir shifted his weight onto his good leg. Jackie Chan would be proud.

Cord shot him a disgusted look. Without changing her stance, she tossed her staff into one hand and thrust it into his midsection.

Petir dropped like a sack of potatoes. Jackie Chan would not be proud.

“Right.” Cord stood over him for a moment. “Warrior or idiot? Hmmm. Difficult choice.” Scowling, she tossed her staff on the ground next to the gasping Petir, stepped over his prostrate form, and stalked off. “I must fetch the ‘ealer. I wager she will be telling me mum about this…”
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About the Author:

I’m DEBORAH ANN DAVIS, and I write Quirky New/Young Adult Fiction with a Twist. I began writing when searching for inspiration for my 5th grade English Journal. Lo and behold, my world was full of funny tales just waiting to be told. It never occurred to me to pursue writing, not even when I discovered my flare for telling stories at college parties.

Twelve years after our first kiss, I reunited with, and married my childhood sweetheart. Together we coached our daughter's AAU Basketball Team, which swept States two years in a row. (Yay!) Then, for several years, our daughter and our money went to college.

During a particularly nasty bout of Lyme disease, I turned to Fitness to boost my Health, and to Writing to boost my Happiness. Currently, I am a healthy and happy Educational Speaker and a Certified Personal Trainer who loves to write.

We presently reside on a lovely lake in Connecticut. When I’m not writing novels for my Love of Fairs series, I enjoy dabbling with living a sustainable life, dancing, playing outside, and laughing really hard every day. I also promote increasing movement throughout your day as Wiggle Writer in my Merry Meddling blog at http://deborahanndavis.com/merry-meddling/ .

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

21 comments:

Goddess Fish Promotions said...

Thanks for hosting!

Bedazzled By Books said...

Love the excerpt! Book sounds great. Thanks for sharing. :)

Becky Richardson said...

Where is your favorite place to read?

Nikolina said...

Happy to be a part of this tour, thank you for sharing!

Goddess Fish Promotions said...

The author is having trouble leaving comments, so has asked us to do so for her. "Thanks for this opportunity, Punya."

Goddess Fish Promotions said...

The author is having trouble leaving comments, so has asked us to do so for her. TO BEDAZZLED BY BOOKS: "Thank you! If you would like to read more, you can find an entire chapter on my website at http://DeborahAnnDavis.com/books"

Goddess Fish Promotions said...

The author is having trouble leaving comments, so has asked us to do so for her. TO BECKY RICHARDSON: "In my bed, propped up on pillows, in the quiet. My second favorite place to read is in a bookstore. I love the like-minded movement around me."

Goddess Fish Promotions said...

The author is having trouble leaving comments, so has asked us to do so for her. TO NIKOLINA: "You're welcome. What better way to celebrate National Oatmeal Month than to talk books early in the morning over a bowl of hot cereal?"

Eva Millien said...

Great excerpt, sounds like a fantastic read, thanks for sharing!

Rita said...

I liked the excerpt.

Goddess Fish Promotions said...

The author is having trouble leaving comments, so has asked us to do so for her. TO EVA MILLIEN: "Thank you! It was an interesting exercise to look at my overall work in snippets."

Goddess Fish Promotions said...

The author is having trouble leaving comments, so has asked us to do so for her. TO RITA: "Thanks! If you enjoyed the excerpt, you'll love Fairly Certain."

MomJane said...

This book sounds fascinating. I loved the excerpt.

Victoria Alexander said...

Great post! Thanks for sharing the excerpt :)

Mary Preston said...

A fun excerpt.

Goddess Fish Promotions said...

The author is having trouble leaving comments, so has asked us to do so for her. TO MOMJANE: "Thank you! May I suggest cuddling up with Fairly Certain and a hot mug of soup since it's National Soup Month?"

Goddess Fish Promotions said...

The author is having trouble leaving comments, so has asked us to do so for her. TO VICTORIA ALEXANDER: "You're welcome. I appreciate you taking the time to leave a comment. Have a great day."

Goddess Fish Promotions said...

The author is having trouble leaving comments, so has asked us to do so for her. TO MARY PRESTON: "Thanks! Glad you enjoyed it. It's one of my favorites."

Punya said...

Hey everyone, thanks for stopping by and commenting. Glad to know you enjoyed the exclusive excerpt. Best of luck. :)

Ree Dee said...

Loved the excerpt! Thank you!

Ree Dee said...

Great excerpt! I loved it! Thank you.

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