BESTSELLING AUTHOR OF WESTERN HISTORICAL ROMANCE!
Caroline Clemmons writes historical and contemporary genre fiction. Historical romances, contemporary romantic suspense, mysteries, and paranormals are among her current works. Learn more about her at www.carolineclemmons.com
Friday, April 25, 2014
TAMRA LASSITER AND SOMETHING TO LOSE
Tamra Lassiter is my guest today on her blog tour to
introduce readers to her romantic suspense, SOMETHING TO LOSE. As you will learn from the excerpt below,
this book is fast-paced and intriguing. First here’s a mini-interview with
1. What is the first curse word that comes to mind? How often and why do you use it?
Asshole. I don’t use
it very often, but some days there are a lot of assholes on the road.
2. How would you spend ten thousand bucks?
Family trip to Rome,
Italy. I will get there someday.
3. What are 5 things within touching distance?
My Great Dane, English
Bulldog, Kindle, television remote and William & Mary blanket.
4. Do you have a crush on anyone?
Not so much a crush,
but Chris Hemsworth is sure nice to look at. Plus, the Thor outfit doesn’t
5. What is your least favorite word?
Putrid. It just sounds
Something to Lose
SOMETHING TO LOSE Blurb:
has something to lose.
Piotrowski is justifiably upset to find her boyfriend in the arms of another
woman. But it’s not the end of her world and definitely not something that a
bubble bath, good wine, and cookie dough won’t help. Her pity party is
interrupted when handsome Seth Vendetti bursts into her bathroom. She soon
discovers that her world and those in it are not as they seem. Can she trust
Seth’s version of the truth and make him realize that even he has something to
SOMETHING TO LOSE Excerpt:
form fists that rest on his hips. “Are you threatening an FBI agent?”
really thought of it like that, but I’m not backing down. I put my hands on my
hips as well and stand on my tippy toes so that my face is close to his. I
could use those three-inch heels right about now, but I hold my ground. His
body is tight. I see his pulse beating in his neck.
“Call it what
you want. Just get out of my house.”
move behind my neck. He pulls me to him and before I even know what’s
happening, he’s kissing me and even more surprising, I’m kissing him, too. His
strong fingers move up and down my back as his lips work their magic on mine. I
thought I’d been kissed before, but never have I been kissed like this. I still
don’t see fireworks, instead I am the firework. Heat explodes from my lips down
my throat and to the rest of my body. This isn’t the warmth of fairy tales
where the prince and princess kiss their happily-ever-after. This is the battle
of the dragon and I don’t know what because my brain is no longer working.
scratches my chin and the sensation kindles the fire even more. My stomach
lurches and I feel weightless, light as a feather now, falling from high in the
sky. His hands move to my hips and he pulls me to him tightly. He kisses my
chin and then my neck and down to the opening of my robe.
It’s like I
wake up from some out-of-body experience to find myself full of lust and
clinging to a complete stranger. His hand slips into my robe. I startle and
jump back, hugging myself with one hand, the other covering my mouth as my eyes
go wide in complete disbelief.
Author Tamra Lassiter
Lassiter lives in Northern Virginia with her supportive husband, two lovely
daughters, elegant Great Dane and not-so-elegant, but very sweet, English
Bulldog. She enjoys spending time with her family, reading and of course,