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Blurb Blitz and Giveaway: Petite Madeleine by Eva Charles

Thursday, September 22, 2016

Today, I'm hosting a promo on Eva Charles's latest contemporary romance, Petite Madeleine (Meadows Shore #3), as a part of the ongoing blurb blitz tour. Also find an excerpt for your enjoyment. Note that Petite Madeleine is free on Kindle Unlimited!!

Eva Charles will be awarding $50 Amazon or Barnes and Noble GC to a randomly drawn winner via rafflecopter during the tour
Petite Madeleine
Eva Charles
(Meadows Shore #3)
Published: September 12, 2016
The Claytons and Harringtons are back!

Drew Harrington loves baseball, drumming and Cassie Anteros, although not necessarily in that order. After his parents die, Drew finds comfort in all the wrong places, until Cassie discovers him passed out, facedown, in his own vomit. 

Cassie Anteros is a big-hearted, sheltered princess who Drew abandons when he leaves school to get himself together. After graduation, with an Ivy League degree in hand and years of grooming behind her, Cassie is well-positioned to take over her father’s Wall Street firm, but a lump in her left breast sets her life on a different path.

Now eight years later, he’s the very sexy general manager of the Boston Blues baseball team, and she’s an award-winning baker in Baltimore. When the two come face-to-face, the earth trembles under their feet, threatening to swallow them whole. She still owns a piece of his soul, and he lives-on in her heart, but is that enough for Drew and Cassie to get a second chance at love, or has time and suffering already sealed their fate?

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An Excerpt from Petite Madeleine:

“Lindsey, I’m going to run over to the bank. Do you need anything while I’m out?”

His knees buckled when he heard the sweet, familiar voice, and thankfully one hand was on the doorknob to steady him, otherwise he’d have landed in a heap on the cold floor.

The blood pounded in his ears, and, for what seemed like an eternity, everything was a blur. He wanted to swing himself around, he wanted it so badly, but like a man who’d just experienced a stroke, his brain couldn’t will his body to do its bidding. When everything was finally firing properly again, he turned, and stood frozen, still propped up by the door, not fifteen feet away from her. Eventually she looked in his direction, and her golden skin paled.


He couldn’t hear the word, she’d spoken it so softly, but he read her lips, and he knew just how her voice sounded when she said his name. In bed between giggles when he tickled her, on the way to the library while they debated economic theories, or in his ear while they danced pressed against each other at Fish Co., the bar Brown students patronized on Wednesday nights.

He’d heard her moan it, whisper it, say it in prayer while they explored each other endlessly, making love in every imaginable place and in every imaginable position. No, he didn’t need to actually hear her say it. The sound was forever etched on his soul.
About the Author:

Eva Charles is the author of the multi-titled Meadows Shore Series chronicling the lives and loves of the Clayton-Harrington family. She invites you to visit their beloved Meadows Shore, nestled in the charming seaside town of Fair Harbor, where you’ll enjoy love, laughter, loyalty, and an abundance of mouth-watering food, Portuguese style.

After being a confirmed city-girl for more than thirty-five years, Eva moved to beautiful western Massachusetts in 2014. There, she found herself living in the woods with no job, no friends (unless you count the turkeys, deer, and coyotes roaming the backyard), and no children underfoot, wondering what on earth she’d been thinking. But as it turned out, it was the perfect setting to take all those yarns spinning in her head and weave them into a romantic tale.

When she’s not writing, trying to squeeze information out of her tight-lipped sons or playing with the two cutest dogs you’ve ever seen, Eva’s creating chapters in her own love story.

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


Goddess Fish Promotions said...

Thanks for hosting!

Debra Holloway said...

What was the authors inspiration for this plot? It is so very interesting and attention grabbing.

Eva Charles said...

Good morning! I'll be available to answer questions for most of the day, but my internet access might be spotty at times. I promise to get to everyone by the end of the day, so ask away!

Eva Charles said...

Hello Debra, my inspiration for the series was my own Portuguese heritage, and the desire to share, and preserve, a small piece of the culture. The cultural aspect is only a small piece of each novel, but writing the series has allowed me to share old recipes with readers, and to chat about what life was is like in Portuguese communities across the US. As for this particular novel, I wanted to write a heroine with breast cancer, because it takes enormous courage to get back to romance after battling the demon, especially for a young single woman.

Lisa Brown said...

congrats on the tour and thanks for the chance to win

Marcy Meyer said...

I like second chance romances, and this one sounds good. Enjoyed the excerpt. Thanks for the giveaway chance.

Eva Charles said...

Hi Lisa, thank you! I'm enjoying the tour and so happy you've been following it! Good luck with the contest!

Eva Charles said...

Marcy, I le second chance romances too. In this story Drew and Cassie not only get a second chance at love, but they're blessed with other second chances too.Good luck with the contest!

Eva Charles said...

Hi Lisa, thank you! I'm enjoying the tour and so happy you've been following it! Good luck with the contest!

Victoria Alexander said...

Thanks for sharing the excerpt, I just downloaded the sample :)

168d7130-34d4-11e2-91ad-000bcdcb5194 said...

I'm part Portuguese, too--this will be intriguing!


Eva Charles said...

Hi Victoria! I hope you enjoy the sample!

Eva Charles said...

Hello Trix, Well that explains why we have so much in common😉 You'll have to let me know what you think of how l portrayed large, loud Portuguese families.

Eva Charles said...

Thank you for letting me hang-out on your blog today and chat with readers. I apologize for the duplicate posts, it might have happened when I posted from my phone. I hope you have a lovely weekend filled with happiness, fun, and of course, a little romance.

Mary Preston said...

I love the sound of this.

Punya said...

Eva, it was a pleasure to have hosted you. Thanks for dropping by. :)

Hey everyone, thanks for commenting. Best of luck to the ones entered the giveaway.

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