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Island Heat by Debby Grahl is a Spring Break Bookapalooza pick #romanticsuspense #giveaway



Title: Island Heat

Author: Debby Grahl

Genre: Romantic Suspense


Book Blurb:


When bookstore owner Suzanna Shay and writer Austen Kincade meet on a Who Done It mystery cruise, their instant attraction has them more interested in romance than searching for clues. But when the leading actress in the shipboard murder skit, Austen’s publisher’s wife, throws herself at Austen, she’s furious when he rejects her advances and vows to have Austen no matter what it takes.


After the ship docks, with plans for a future together, Suzanna and Austen part, unaware vindictive lies will soon test their newfound love and entangle them in a real mystery that proves deadly.


Excerpt:


“There’s a full moon. How about a stroll out on the deck?”


Suzanna, you don’t know him. Think about what you’re doing. Her mother’s voice rang through her head. But as she gazed into Austen’s face, careful was the last thing she wanted to be. She stood. “Let’s go.”


They said goodbye to the Paiges and headed for the doors leading onto the deck. The night was warm with a gentle breeze. Stars filled the velvet sky as moonlight sparkled upon the water.


Suzanna breathed in the salty air. Right now, my life in Charlotte might as well be a million miles away, and I haven’t a care in the world.


“There’s Orion,” Austen pointed. “Studying the constellations is a hobby of mine.”


“I find the stars fascinating. And I love having my fortune told.”


“I can tell you what your future will bring,” Austen replied.


“What’s that?”


He took her into his arms. “This.” His lips covered hers.


The warmth of his mouth made Suzanna’s skin tingle. This moment came right off the pages of the romance novels she so loved — a moonlit night, a handsome man, and the faint sound of a piano in the distance. She wrapped her arms around his neck and kissed him back.


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If money were no object, where would you go for a Spring Break vacation and why?

The Italian Riviera. I’d love to stay in a villa overlooking the Mediterranean drinking wine and eating great food .


Why is your featured book a must-read this spring?


In Island Heat, you can lose yourself on a cruise, then enjoy the beauty of Hilton Head Island.


Giveaway –


One lucky reader will win a $75 Amazon US or Canada gift card



Open internationally. You must have a valid Amazon US or Amazon CA account to win.


Runs April 1 – 30, 2023.


Drawing will be held on May 1, 2023



Author Biography:


Award-winning author Debby Grahl lives on Hilton Head Island, South Carolina, with her husband David. Besides writing, she enjoys biking, walking on the beach, and a glass of wine at sunset. Visually impaired since childhood by Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP), she uses screen-reading software to research and write her books.


Rue Toulouse, a contemporary romance set in the French Quarter, medalled as second place in the Readers’ Favorite international competition, and was awarded first place in the Top Shelf Fiction for the Romance category. His Magic Touch is a paranormal romance, also set in New Orleans. Her latest book, Island Heat, will be released May 1, 2023, and will be the second book in her three-part Carolina series. The first, Mountain Blaze, released November 2, 2020, has received a five-star review from Readers’ Favorite.


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andreadrake1
andreadrake1
23 apr. 2023

I’ve always wanted to go to Greece!

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Rita Wray
Rita Wray
17 apr. 2023

Sounds like as good read.

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N. N. Light
N. N. Light
17 apr. 2023

Thank you, Debby, for sharing your new release in our Spring Break Bookapalooza! I can't wait to read this one.

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