Friday, October 2, 2015

Special excerpt for romantic suspense novel Exposed by Karyn Good

Today is a special excerpt for the romantic suspense novel, Exposed, by Karyn Good.

As Karyn does a virtual book tour for the novel with Goddess Fish Promotions, she will be awarding a $50 Amazon or Barnes and Noble (winner’s choice) gift card to a lucky randomly drawn winner. To be entered for a chance to win, use the form below. To increase your chances of winning, feel free to visit her other tour stops and enter there, too!

Karyn tells a little bit about herself:
I grew up on a farm in the middle of Canada's breadbasket. Under the canopy of crisp blue prairie skies I read books. Lots and lots of books. One day the inevitable happened and I knew without question the time was right. What to write was never the issue - romance and the gut wrenching journey towards forever.

A little bit about Exposed:
Kate Logan needs a safe haven, a place to start over after her modeling career disintegrates in scandal. But her hometown of Aspen Lake isn’t the sanctuary she hoped. Her vow of a low-key life is disrupted by a break-in and other strange happenings at her boutique. As the chair of Aspen Lake’s Gothic Revival Festival, she’s also drawn the ire of a religious fanatic. Kate is up to her stilettos in drama and intrigue including one sexy carpenter who’s determined to get in her way.

New to town, Seth Stone is seeking inspiration and solitude to concentrate on his art. Short on funds, he agrees to take on a second job restoring the damage to Kate’s Closet. Trouble erupts along with the desire to get to know Kate better. When he’s used as a pawn in a smear campaign against his gorgeous boss Seth fights back. But now the whole town is watching. Including the man determined to further his own agenda. Time is running out with nowhere to hide.


Excerpt from Exposed:
Seth shook his head. “I moved here with the intention of concentrating on my art. I can’t afford to get involved with anyone right now. No matter how beautiful or appealing. You don’t seem like the sex and forget it type. And that’s all I have in me right now.”

Wasn’t that the story of her life? Men wanting to have sex with her but not interested in getting to know the real her? All they saw was the face.

She knew how to deal with men like that. She froze them out. “Well, thank you for being honest with me.”

Really, it was for the best. Did she want him to get to know the neurotic, insecure woman she’d become in the last six years? Did she want this beautiful man to see the real her? She should back away. Put more than two feet of distance between them.

“Tell me I’m wrong.” His Adam’s apple bobbed. “Then ask me to stay and I will.”

“No, you’re not wrong.” She looked away. Too tempted by far to risk being carefree enough to sleep with him. To kiss him goodbye afterwards. To work with him the next day like nothing had happened. Wished she didn’t believe in consequences. Or guilt.

“I should go.” He ran a hand over the stumble forming along his jawline before retrieving his shirt. At the door, with his back to her, he said, “I’ll see you tomorrow.”She nodded, but he didn’t see it. He was out the door. His boot treads fading as he jogged down the stairs.

Then silence.

The kind that stretched to fill the four corners of a room. A quiet that left little doubt you were utterly and completely alone.


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13 comments:

Goddess Fish Promotions said...

Thanks for hosting!

Angel McGuffey said...

Liked the excerpt, and thx for the giveaway!

Mai T. said...

What secret talents do you have?

Karyn Good said...

Thanks so much for hosting me today!

Karyn Good said...

Hi Angel land Mai! Thanks for stopping by and hope you have a great weekend!

MomJane said...

Great except. I loved it.

Rita said...

Sounds like a great read.

Eva Millien said...

I enjoyed the excerpt, Exposed sounds like a really good book, thanks for sharing!

Minthee Chaoos said...

Sounds really interesting! Great excerpt! Will definitely read.

Victoria Alexander said...

Great post, sounds like an awesome book! Thanks for sharing.

Karen H said...

Enjoyed reading the excerpt

Nikolina said...

Really enjoyed reading the excerpt, thank you!

Ree Dee said...

I absolutely loved the excerpt! Thank you.