Thursday, 30 April 2015

Treasured Secrets by Kendall Talbot Blog Tour and Giveaway!


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Welcome to the tour for Treasured Secrets by Kendall Talbot! This is an adult action adventure that releases April 22nd from Harlequin Escape.
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Treasured Secrets by Kendall Talbot
From Romantic Book of the Year winner Kendall Talbot comes an adrenaline-fuelled new series introducing sassy sexy characters, exotic locations, and action-packed adventure.

Some secrets should remain hidden forever…

The last place Rosalina expected the clue to a 700-year-old mystery to lead her was back into the arms of Archer, the man who broke her heart. When neither can solve the puzzle without the other, they set off on a new adventure. They’re forced to ignore the sparks that still fly unhindered between them as their search for the golden riches weaves from Tuscany’s underbelly to Archer’s luxurious yacht in the Greek Islands.
Archer desperately wants to salvage his shattered relationship with Rosalina but fighting for her love soon takes a back seat to fighting for their lives. Ruthless competition is hot on their heels and will do anything to get his hands on the treasure. With evil close on their trail, and Archer wrestling with the remnants of a childhood tragedy, Rosalina begins to wonder if some secrets were never meant to be revealed.
 
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Excerpt: 

Nox twisted his bulky antique ring around his middle finger. Its presence exuded sovereignty. The ring was impossible to miss as he drummed his fingers on the ancient wooden table, sounding out an urgent heartbeat for the holy space. Even after nearly thirty years, he was still surprised the ring fitted him, given that he now had rather large, knobbly fingers. It only added to the building evidence that he was the chosen one.

How and where he had found the ring could only be accredited to pure destiny. There was no other way to explain what had happened. At the time, he’d been hiding from a group of boys, his daily tormentors. To this day, he still didn’t know how the terracotta trumpet being played by the baby in the marble statue literally fell into his hands. He would swear on the Bible that he’d barely touched it.

Nox had been so scared when it had happened that the fragile thing had slipped out of his hands and shattered into dozens of pieces on the floor. He’d actually thought he was going to be struck down by lightning. Nox could still remember his feet being frozen to the floor as he waited for the wrath to come. But as the seconds had ticked by and nothing had happened, and no one had come running at him with balled fists, he’d realised his luck. It wasn’t until he’d bent down to pick up the statue’s broken pieces that he knew just how lucky he was. Hidden within the trumpet tube was his ring, but it was what the ring had secured that changed his life forever.

The scroll, papery thin animal skin, smooth and feathery to touch, had resisted his unrolling. He had attempted it only once before he’d tucked it and the ring into the pockets of his robe and, abandoning the shattered relic, ran straight to his bedroom. He’d been the only boy in the orphanage who lived alone and it was the first time he’d considered the trappings of his disease as a blessing.

It didn’t take long to work out why the scroll wouldn’t lie flat. The date on the delicate parchment — inscribed in elegant cursive at the very top — indicated it had been rolled up and secured by the bulky ring for nearly seven hundred years. He’d read the fancy handwriting and although it was brief, it had given him enough information to piece together a secret that those he’d once looked up to had been hiding for centuries.

ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Kendall Talbot is an award winning author, thrill seeker and a hopeless romantic. She has travelled extensively, some 36 countries, and counting and she’s addicted to experiences that make her scream…white water rafting, scuba diving with sharks and hang gliding are just a few. Her stories reflect her sense of adventure and her long running love affair with her very own hero.

Kendall collects junky jewellery and expensive perfume, her favourite night out is with great friends and a fabulous bottle of wine or two, and she rarely watches TV. She lives in Brisbane with her hubby, her two grown boys and her little dog, Josie McLuvin.

Her debut novel Lost in Kakadu (Escape Publishing, 2013) has received a clutch of award nominations and most notably won the exclusive Romantic Book of the Year.
Drop into Kendall’s website sometime: www.kendalltalbot.com.au
 
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GIVEAWAY

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The author will be giving away ebook bundle of Treasured Secrets & Rosalina’s Treasured Treats cookbook to 5 winners of the below Rafflecopter.  Giveaway ends on May 6 and open internationally.

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This event was organized by CBB Book Promotions.

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