Mac Crowne: Hiya, Nia. Thanks so much for hosting me and my lighthearted contemporary romance, A Song for Sophie, part of the Honky Tonk Hearts series from The Wild Rose Press. I’m thrilled to be included in the list of talented authors contributing to this fun series. Seriously, if you haven’t read any of these awesome honky tonk love stories, you’re missing out!
Might I suggest you begin with my contribution? 😉 Oh, and did I mention it’s free to download 10/15 – 10/19? Yep, FREE! Here’s the blurb and a short excerpt. Enjoy.
Jobless, practically homeless, and tired of being manless, Sophie Taylor jumps at the chance to be Beaumont Walker’s personal assistant. Six weeks on the road with country music’s bad boy–and, more importantly, his all-male crew–is the perfect opportunity to change her life.
Beau Walker doesn’t need any more distractions. Sophie, with her butt-ugly suits and balls-to-the-wall attitude, shouldn’t be one, but she proves to be distracting and more–even, surprisingly, a friend. So when he discovers her plan to snag a man from his worldly wise crew, he’s determined to protect her from herself.
When Sophie realizes Beau is behind her failure to attract even one member of his crew, the last place she expects to find herself is in his bed. But will one night of passion convince her she’s woman enough for him? Or will it destroy their friendship and his budding belief in true love?
And here’s an excerpt:
“Sophie, I’d like you to meet my mother, Savanna Beaumont. Ladies, this is Sophie.”
That’s it? No explanation for her intrusion into their luncheon date. No qualifying her position as an employee. She considered kicking him under the table. Running interference indeed. Hah! As if any of these stunning women would consider her presence at the table any kind of competition for Beau’s attention.
She did her best to ignore the arm he slung over the back of her chair and smiled at his mother. “Miss Beaumont. It’s a pleasure to meet you. I’m a big fan.”
Savanna’s bemused gaze flicked to Beau before her eyes cleared. She returned Sophie’s smile. “It’s always lovely to meet a fan. How do you know my Beau?”
His fingers tugged a gentle warning on her braid, and he spoke before she could answer.
“She’s from Cholla Springs, Savanna. A history teacher at the high school.”
Sophie sent him a sidelong glance. “Actually, I was a teacher in Cholla Springs.” She jumped when his booted foot connected with her ankle. Oh, no he didn’t! She didn’t look his way, simply kicked him back, hard, and was pleased at his muffled grunt. “But,” she continued, “because of recent budget cuts, I’ve recently taken a new position.”
She turned to him then, thinning her lips and narrowing her eyes in a scowl designed to let him know he was going to owe her—and owe her big.
Here’s the link for the free download A Song for Sophie on Amazon and if I could ask you a favor, please feel free to share the link with your friends, because everyone loves free, right?
Also, excuse me for my shameless plug, but as Sophie and Beau met while on tour, I thought it appropriate to set them loose on the world by tour. The A Song for Sophie Blurb Blitz Blog Tour. I’m giving away a title from my back list at every stop plus a grand prize bundle of 15 romance ebooks from some of my favorite authors. Click on the link for details.
Mackenzie Crowne Bio:
I’m a wife, mother and really young grandmother. Together with my high school sweet heart husband, a neurotic Pomeranian and a blind cat, I call Arizona home because the southwest feeds my soul. My love of books, specifically the romance genre, has been a lifelong affair, both as a reader and a writer. A bout with breast cancer sharpened my resolve to see my stories shared with others. Today, I’m a five-year survivor, living the dream. Raised on the concept that a stranger is just one conversation away from being a friend, I love meeting new people.
My friends call me Mac. I hope you will too.
Thank you, Mac! I love having you on my blog. You’re upbeat attitude and fun, light stories always inspire me.