Tuesday, October 30, 2012

Genevieve Jack ~ The Ghost & the Graveyard ~ Give@way!


The Ghost and the Graveyard
by Genevieve Jack



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BLURB:
Left destitute by an unscrupulous ex-boyfriend, Grateful Knight takes her father up on his offer to live rent-free in a house he hasn't been able to sell. Desperate to make a new start, Grateful tries to overlook the property’s less desirable features, like the graveyard that stretches to her back door. On the bright side, the unbelievably gorgeous cemetery caretaker, Rick, is dead set on helping her feel at home. She vows to take things slow, considering her recent disastrous relationship, but is baffled when she literally can’t keep her hands off of him.

When things in Grateful’s house start moving on their own, another man enters her life—a sexy ghost with a dark secret. Magical forces are at work in the tiny town of Red Grove and they're converging on Grateful. Solving this ghostly mystery won’t be easy and with the caretaker becoming increasingly jealous of her spectral relationship, Grateful will be forced to choose between the ghost and the graveyard.

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Excerpt:
I was thinking he belonged in a museum, a chiseled-by-the-gods man museum, when my brain was hijacked. I forgot about the road. I forgot where I was going. And a fantasy hit me so fast and hard, it could’ve been a memory.

We were in the shower. I was behind him, my arms wrapped around his torso. I rubbed lather circles down his chest, over his rock-hard abs, and lower. In my daydream, he moaned my name, and I was considering how to move myself around him without breaking the rhythm. The scene was so vivid, the lavender scent of soap filled the cab of my Jeep.

What snapped me out of it was a barrage of pebbles hitting the undercarriage. I slammed on the brakes, sending my vehicle into a reckless skid toward the edge of a stone bridge straight out of one of those Thomas Kinkade prints. Whether it was ace driving skills, gravity, or sheer dumb luck, I stalled at the precipice, all white-knuckles and shivering limbs. I suppressed a lingering fear of plummeting to my doom.

"Hey, are you okay?" the man called. He’d dropped his shovel and was heading toward me. His dark eyes narrowed in concern.

No way was I explaining what just happened. I couldn’t possibly tell him about my fantasy and I wasn’t a good enough liar to make up an alternate story on the fly. The hot sting of a blush crept across my face just thinking about it.

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Genevieve will be awarding the winner's choice of a Kindle touch, Nook Simple Touch, or a $100 Apple gift card to a randomly drawn commenter during the tour. Be sure to follow the tour stops and leave comments at all to increase your chances of winning!!!


AUTHOR Bio and Links:
Genevieve Jack grew up in a suburb of Chicago and attended a high school rumored to be haunted.  She loves old cemeteries and enjoys a good ghost tour. Genevieve specializes in original, cross-genre stories with surprising twists and writes a best-selling young adult series under a different name. She lives in central Illinois with her husband, two children, and a Brittany named Riptide who holds down her feet while she writes.




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31 comments:

  1. The Ghost in the Graveyard sounds like a fun read! Best of luck on your tour. Thank you for the great giveaway opportunity!

    sandywolters(dot)author(at)gmail(dot)com

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  2. Sounds like a great read! Thanks for the awesome giveaway!
    Jesse
    jesse.kimmelfreeman@gmail.com

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  3. Love the excerpt, this is the kind of story I love.

    Kit3247(at)aol(dot)com

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  4. Great post, Genevieve! Good luck with your tour!
    -R.T. Wolfe

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  5. I love the character's name, Grateful Knight, just from there alone I know it is going to be an interesting tale. Thanks for intriguing us to read more

    fencingromein at hotmail dot com

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    1. Funny you mention that. Grateful's name plays an important role in the story. :)

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  6. I love this cover. Looks like a strong and sexy heroine. Adding to my to read. Thanks for bringing this to my attention. Hope you have great sales!

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    1. Cover is by the very talented Adam Bedore at Anjin design. No weak heroines in this book.

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  7. This book looks great! I love the excerpt. Thanks for the giveaway.

    Jyl22075 at gmail dot com

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  8. This looks like a lot of fun!

    vitajex(at)aol(dot)com

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  9. looks great! Thanks Carin
    mawmom at gmail dot com

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  10. I'm adding it to my TBR!
    krystalshannan at yahoo dot com

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  11. Your book is a must read for it it sounds great.Thank you for sharing with us.Have an amazing week

    flanagan@mebtel.net

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  12. I loved the excerpt! Congratulations!
    sqwalker2@gmail.com

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  13. Thanks for the giveaway and congratulations. I can't wait to read your book. It sounds very good. I love your first name by the way. Tore923@aol.com

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  14. Very nice excerpt.

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  15. This sounds like a great story! Paranormals are my favorites and I love that she has a live guy and a "ghost" and that the live man gets jealous, lol. I am going to have to read this book!
    June
    manning_J2004 at yahoo dot com

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  16. Nice daydream.I would really enjoy this book to see how this relationship works out.annpa@gmail.com

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  17. Nice excerpt and blurb! Cute cover, too! Congrats on your release. :)

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  18. I can see I'm going to enjoy reading THE GHOST AND THE GRAVEYARD.


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