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Monday, 9 October 2017

☀ Hide and Seek: Vigilance [1] - Desiree Holt

Thank you for joining us on the Virtual Book Tour for Hide and Seek, a Romantic Suspense by (, Lyrical Liaison, 212 pages).

This is the first book in the Vigilance series.

“Hide and Seek combines hot romance and thrilling suspense in Desiree Holt’s new sizzling romantic suspense series.” —Allison Brennan, New York Times bestselling author of the Lucy Kincaid series

PREVIEW: Check out the book's synopsis and the Kobo Preview below.

Everyone who pre-orders HIDE AND SEEK (realising on 17 October 2017) will receive exclusive behind-the-scenes content and will be entered into a giveaway where one lucky winner will receive an action-packed prize-package.

Author Desiree Holt will be awarding a $25 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.

|| Synopsis || Teaser: Excerpt || Teasers || The Series || About the Author || Giveaway & Tour Stops ||

Synopsis

Anything can happen when you let your guard down . . .

After receiving a violent threat on the heels of her father’s disappearance from the town of Arrowhead Bay, Devon Cole fears for her life—until Vigilance, a local private security agency, steps in to shield her from danger. Although she isn’t usually quick to surrender her freedom, she has no problem stripping her defenses for her new sexy bodyguard . . .

Tortured by the painful memory of lost love, Logan Malik is determined not to fall for a client again. So when he’s tasked with watching over Devon day and night, he’s focused on doing his job. Day is no problem, but as tensions rise at night, nothing can protect them from giving in to unbridled passion . . .

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Everyone who pre-orders HIDE AND SEEK (realising on 17 October 2017) will receive exclusive behind-the-scenes content and will be entered into a giveaway where one lucky winner will receive an action-packed prize-package, including:
  • A copy of HIDE AND SEEK by Desiree Holt 
  • A $5 Amazon gift card 
  • An Alex & Ani nautical charm bracelet in green velvet bag Kensington “Romance Socks” which feature HIDE AND SEEK

All you have to do is pre-order your copy for exclusive access to the bonus content with your purchase along with a chance to win and let Lyrical Liaison know!

Teaser: Excerpt

Prologue



     Graham Cole clutched his cell phone, barely restraining himself from throwing it against the wall. Where the hell was Vince? Everything was falling apart and they needed to get the hell out of Dodge.
      How had they even gotten to this point?
      A drug cartel. He was laundering money for a drug cartel.
      It had all started so slowly.
      “We think if you changed these suppliers, you’d help your bottom line.”
      “If you switched distributors for these products, you’d be in a lot better shape.”
      “These people are the cause of all that red ink. Get rid of them.”
      When Graham had discovered the true source of the funds he’d used to save his business, and wanted to pull out, Vince had convinced him it was too dangerous. Vince had been right. No one ever walked away from a cartel.
      Still, he’d been determined to see if there was a way out of the chokehold. Somehow—he had no idea how—word had gotten through to Cruz Moreno, head of the vicious Moreno cartel, that Graham wanted out. He was told to take his money and shut up.
      “They could go after Devon, too,” Vince had told him.
      God! On top of everything else he’d made both Vince and Devon targets of these miserable assholes.
      In the end the only answer he’d come up with was to disappear. Maybe without him there, they’d leave Vince and Devon alone. Giving up the lifestyle he’d worked so hard to build wasn’t even a factor. If he stayed, things would be a lot worse. If he was arrested, Moreno could use a threat to Devon to keep him from testifying. If he was gone, he was no longer a threat and she’d be safe.
      He hoped.
      El Jefe had laid it out plain and simple. “We own you, compadre. Never forget that. And don’t screw me over.”
      So he’d made his plans, quietly and under the radar.
      He leaned back in his chair, rubbing his chest, feeling the acid burn of indigestion. He hoped to hell he wasn’t having a heart attack.
      As always, the television in his office was on so he could skim the day’s headlines, keeping an eye on the financial reports for anything that might affect the conglomerate. Old habits die hard. Now, a running news story caught his attention.
      “That’s all the information we have at the moment. Repeating, Vincent Pellegrino, vice president of corporate finance for Cole International, has been found dead in his car on Interstate 75. It appears he swerved for some reason, crashed through a barrier on a curve, and went over the side. Authorities are calling it a one-car accident but they are still investigating. We’ll bring you more information as it becomes available.”
      Vince dead?
      Jesus Christ on a crutch.
 

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The Series: Vigilance

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Without Warning [2]


When you don’t know how the story will end . . .

After years of hard work honing his craft, Blake Edwards is now an international bestselling author. But one thing he never imagined was that his fictional world would become all too real. When a stalker turns Blake’s latest book tour into a treacherous and nearly deadly trap, it’s time for Blake to hire protection. But the body assigned to keep an eye on him is someone he never wants out of his sight . . .

As a bodyguard for Vigilance, the private security agency in Blake’s hometown of Arrowhead Bay, Samantha Quenel has found the perfect outlet for her military experience. But her latest client is also a former high school flame, which might explain her willingness to protect Blake at all costs—even if that means staying in the same room with him, on the same bed, under the same torrid sheets . . .

[Published 20 March 2018, TBA pages]

About the Author

Desiree Holt is the world’s oldest living published author of erotic and spicy romance. A graduate of the University of Michigan with double majors in English and History, her earlier careers include agent and manager in the music industry, public television, associate vice president of university advancement, public relations, and economic development.

She is three times a finalist for an EPIC E-Book Award (and a winner in 2014), a nominee for a Romantic Times Reviewers Choice Award, winner of the first 5 Heart Sweetheart of the Year Award at The Romance Studio as well as twice a CAPA Award winner for best BDSM book of the year, a USA Today Bestselling author and winner of the Holt Medallion for Excellence in Romance Literature.

She has been featured on CBS Sunday Morning and in The Village Voice, The Daily Beast, USA Today, The (London) Daily Mail, The New Delhi Times, The Huffington Post and numerous other national and international publications. She is also the Authors After Dark 2014 Author of the Year.

“Desiree Holt is the most amazing erotica author of our time and each story is more fulfilling then the last.” (Romance Junkies)

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5 comments:

  1. I enjoyed the post, thank you.

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  2. Happy Monday! Thanks for sharing the great post :)

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  3. This is a new blog for me and I like the way it is laid out. Very nice. Desiree, can't wait for this book to come out!

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  4. Awesome! Lovely blog, and Desiree, counting down the days!

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