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Tuesday, 7 March 2017

☀ Yours Truly - K. J. Pierce

Thank you for joining us on the Virtual Book Tour for Yours Truly, a Romantic Comedy by (first published as From Poe to Know by Ceit E. McIntyre; this new edition , The Wild Rose Press, Inc, 208 pages).

PREVIEW: Check out the book's synopsis and the Kindle Cloud Reader Preview below.

Author K. J. Pierce will be awarding a $10 Amazon/BN gift card to a randomly drawn winner via Rafflecopter during the tour.   Please do take part: comment on our post and follow the tour where you will be able to read other excerpts (☀), reviews (✍).


|| Synopsis || Teaser: KCR Preview || About the Author || Giveaway & Tour Stops ||

Synopsis

Izzie Greene never wanted the limelight. As a caterer for Poe, the top-rated U.S. TV show, she had background player down pat. Her main focus was to spoil the cast and crew and fantasize about her celebrity crush, Scotsman Cardwell Bennett, while navigating the daily chaos.

Izzie’s professional life takes a sharp left turn when her ex-boyfriend unexpectedly arrives on set. Her personal life spirals into Hell when she runs afoul of an unethical paparazzo. Thrust into the public eye, her notoriety is fueled by equal measures of constant scrutiny, speculation, and half-truths. Her rumored romance with Cardwell further stokes the flames.

Held captive by the media, accident-prone Izzie struggles to keep her privacy, secrets, and sanity intact—not to mention her sense of humor. With help from her best friend Delly, her temperamental cat Edgar, and unexpected backup, Izzie might withstand the onslaught. And survive the season.


About the Author

K.J. Pierce is a jack of all trades. Her interests are varied enough to make this a requirement for a happy existence. Her main goal in life is to understand the human condition, which she explores through various mediums, including fiction, creative nonfiction, and script-writing.

She sometimes succumbs to itchy-feet syndrome, a holdover from her Army Brat days. As a result, she can sometimes be found bouncing from locale to locale.

She earned a BA in English Literature/Creative Writing from Agnes Scott College and a MLitt in The Gothic Imagination from the University of Stirling, Scotland. She puts them to good use by crafting stories that run the gamut in terms of genres, but which always include an exploration of the societal misfit and the darkness which pervades all facets of life, even in the most comic of circumstances.

K.J. currently lives on the east coast of Central Florida with her cat Dorian Gray, who lives up to his name by striving to be the states most prolific lizard serial killer. Yours Truly is her first novel.

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Giveaway and Tour Stops

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19 comments:

  1. Good morning! Thanks so much for having Yours Truly on your blog today! ~K.J. Pierce

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  2. What an exciting excerpt. Sounds like a really good story.

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    1. Thanks so much, MomJane! I had much fun writing it, and hopefully that comes across. :-) ~K.J. Pierce

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  3. What books would you like to read in 2017? Thanks for the giveaway. I hope that I win. Bernie W BWallace1980(at)hotmail(d0t)com

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    1. Great question, Bernie! There's generally nothing I won't read, so it's always a crap shoot as to what ends up on my list, but the top five of my TBR pile are: Due or Die by Jenn McKinlay, The Importance of Being Alice by Katie MacAlister, Hidden Figures by Margot Lee Shetterly, The Turn by Kim Harrison, and 1950s American Style Reference Guide by Daniel Niemeyer. I still need to pick up the new Lestat novel by Anne Rice, but that's on my list, too. What's on your list to read this year?

      Thanks for stopping by, and entering the giveaway! ~K.J. Pierce

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  4. Great post - I enjoyed reading it, thanks for sharing :)

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    1. Thanks so much, Victoria! So glad to hear you enjoyed it. :-) ~K.J. Pierce

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  5. Looks like an interesting book.
    Thanks for the contest.

    slehan at juno dot com

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    1. Hi, slehan - thanks so much for stopping by and checking out Yours Truly! ~K.J. Pierce

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  6. Congrats on the tour and thanks for the chance to win :)

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    1. Thanks so much, Lisa! Good luck! :-) ~K.J. Pierce

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  7. How many hours a day do you write?

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    1. Hi, slehan. I'm afraid I'm not one of those writers who sticks to a daily writing schedule, so how often and how much I write at any given time is pretty well a crap shoot. I always swear I'm going to get on a schedule, but the road to hell is paved with good intentions, I've heard. :-) ~K.J. Pierce

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  8. When did you first start writing?

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    1. Hi, Slehan - thanks for the additional question. :-) My parents encouraged reading from a very young age, and I was a creative kid, so making up stories was the norm, even if writing them down wasn't. The first story I remember actually writing was in Jr. High, co-written with two friends, and was about Menudo (if anyone remembers them... lol). I didn't take writing seriously until years later, when I was in my early 20s - prior to that I was too busy clubbing and hanging out with friends and going to concerts and just living life on full tilt. Finally started college at 28, and studied various forms of writing - my focus was on Creative Nonfiction and script writing (plays, tv, and film). It wasn't until the idea for Yours Truly hit me that I gave writing fiction any thought.

      And no matter what, I can never tell a short story. :-) ~K.J. Pierce

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  9. I think this will be a fun book.

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    1. I hope you enjoy it! :-) ~K.J. Pierce

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  10. Happy St. Patrick's Day! How do you celebrate it?

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