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A TOUCH OF DAWN Chapter 2 & 3 Excerpt on Eat Sleep Write

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A Touch of Dawn - Chapter 2 & 3 by Erica Sutherhome posted by Adam Scull February 27, 2014 Chapter 2             Jack sat in a plastic chair out in the hallway.   He pulled on the ends of his hair and covered his face, sighing.   He had already received the news from the doctor, and it was just what he’d expected.   But, it never got easy, hearing it.   It was still as fresh as his first case.   According to the doctor, she had been raped far too many times to count and they had to stitch her where her soft, feminine skin was torn.   He shuddered with that reality.   She wasn’t pregnant or disease-ridden, and that was a wonder.   But, sometimes in these situations, the human body could fight an invasion on that level.             They had given her antibiotics, some pain medicine, extra vitamins for strength and some sleeping pills, but nothing more.   Guess there wasn’t a cure-for-all for the worse trauma imaginable.   The one thing he had found unbearable, th

Exciting New Review for UPON YOUR RETURN!

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Goodreads Review   Upon Your Return by Marie Lavender (Goodreads Author) Jonel Boyko's review Feb 23, 14 4 of 5 stars Read from February 17 to 23, 2014 This novel was very smoothly written, allowing the reader to immerse themselves fully in the storyline. Lavender stays firmly in the time period that she’s chosen, weaving her tale in and out of the social norms of the day (which she does take the time to point out for her audience, rather than assuming that they know). This is not only an intriguing and unique historical romance, but it was also historically significant. Lavender brings everything together in a multilayered storyline that’s about more than just the romance. I quite enjoye

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New Review for UPON YOUR RETURN!

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I just found this: Sylvia's Reviews > Upon Your Return Read Upon Your Return by Marie Lavender (Goodreads Author) Sylvia 's review Feb 19, 14 4 of 5 stars bookshelves: historial-romance , smashword-allromancebook-othersites Read from February 06 to 10, 2014 This book is a sweet historial romance with many twist and turns. I was pulling for this couple. It took a great deal of time for the events to come together. I much admired Fara for what she had to endure in her life and become the lovely woman she is. I just love Grant, even tho I was a little upset with him for his absence. He was always there for Fara. I would recommend this book

A Character Interview with Fara Bellamont from Upon Your Return on Snow Tigra's Blog

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Wednesday, February 19, 2014 Character Wednesdays: Fara Bellamont from Upon Your Return Welcome to Character Wednesdays!  This is where I'll be interviewing character from different books, novels and short stories.  If you're an author and you would like your character to be interviewed, please send me an email . Fara Bellamont from Upon Your Return Tell me a little about yourself and the world you live in.   My name is Fara Bellamont.  I am eighteen years old.  I live in France in the city of La Rochelle.The year is 1863 so, as you can imagine, this is a precarious time for women.  I live in a fairly large house with my uncle, who became my guardian after my parents’ deaths. Tell us your most closely guarded secret? I have a dreamer’s heart.  There is nothing I want more than to have many adventures someday and to somehow find love. Tell us about your single most important memory.  What was it and how does it affect you now? I have many, but the o

"The First Kiss" and A Suprise Giveaway

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Hi, readers!  I wanted to alert you to the fact that yesterday was the one year anniversary of the release of UPON YOUR RETURN.  To celebrate this momentous occasion, I'd like to do a giveaway.  I am willing to give away up to five e-books of UPON YOUR RETURN if you comment at the end of this post.  That means we could potentially have five winners!  Please feel free to tell me if you want a copy of the book and any past Valentine's Day moments you'd like to share. Being that it is Valentine's Day, what better day is there for a romance writer to talk about love?  Thinking about this special day reminds of the "first kiss".  That's right.  The first kiss.  If you have a significant other, I'm sure you remember it in the finest detail. I'll share mine with you, if you're interested.  Back when I met my fiancĂ©, we had both decided to take things slow.  That's what happens when you go through a couple of crappy relationships.  So, we kind