The Swiss Mishap by @ameyzeigler #ChristmasinJulyFete #giveaway #newadult #romcom

July 29, 2019

 

Title: The Swiss Mishap

 

Author: Amey Zeigler    

 

Genre: New Adult Romantic Comedy

 

Book Blurb:

For the last twelve years, more than half her life, Lainey Peterson has prepared to design, create, and produce quality chocolate bars. But when she discovers her chocolate internship at Switzerland's prestigious Alpine Foods has been canceled, she vows to do whatever it takes to get to Chocolate. 

 

Yves Claremont, a young, ambitious department chair, would sacrifice everything to rise to vice president at Alpine Foods and redeem his father's name. Impressed with Lainey's resume and charming determination, Yves offers her an internship in his Pet Care department, promising a recommendation for Chocolate if she does well. 

 

Lainey is drawn to the enigmatic and passionate Yves Claremont. He cannot deny his growing attraction to her. But inter-office relationships are strictly forbidden by Alpine Foods, and a perceptive co-worker, jealous of Yves' success, will undermine Yves and Lainey any way he can.

 

Excerpt:

“C’est dommage. Le département de chocolat cannot you take.”

 

Marie Claire’s bluntness quickened Lainey’s heartbeat. Heat radiated from her face, her heartbeat pulsed into her head. Her brow lifted off her skull. Please, don’t pass out, she silently prayed. She didn’t want to know how hard the granite floor was. “Why not?”

 

“Bad economy, vous voyez,” she said. “Their budget was cut dernière minute. There is no money. You have to return home.”

 

“But I’ve come so far.” She couldn’t return home, not when she was in the lobby. Not when she could almost smell the chocolate. She closed her eyes, breathing deeply, hoping to stop the train wreck inside her head. All she envisioned was the image of her beaming parents waving goodbye as she bustled through security. What would their expressions be if she returned home tomorrow? “What am I going to do?” she asked.

 

Marie Claire shrugged with a pained expression on her face.

 

Chocolate! Lainey needed chocolate!

 

Her tongue lolled in her mouth, craving a molten blob of chocolatey goodness to soothe her spirits and calm her heart, but the delayed flights depleted her choco-stash. There was nothing left—zilch, nada, rien du tout.

 

“Is there somewhere else I can work? Some other department? Some other job?” She would mop floors, empty trash cans, anything at Alpine Foods. She didn’t say this aloud. It wasn’t the best bargaining chip to appear too needy. Maybe she could wander the lobby with a sign around her neck, “Will work for chocolate.” Her nose tingled. She sneezed. She always sneezed right before she cried. “Please. I’m willing to do anything.”

 

Marie Claire handed her a scented tissue, biting her lip, her eyebrows peaked with sympathy. She patted Lainey’s hand. “Wait. I see what I can do. Maybe one of the other departments can you take.” She lifted the phone at the reception desk, dialed a number, and spoke in such rapid French Lainey couldn’t keep up.

 

Buy Links:

https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B07ST6XMSR/

 

https://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/the-swiss-mishap-amey-zeigler/1132012150?ean=2940163090877

 

https://www.amazon.ca/Swiss-Mishap-Amey-Zeigler-ebook/dp/B07ST6XMSR

 

https://www.amazon.co.uk/Swiss-Mishap-Amey-Zeigler-ebook/dp/B07ST6XMSR

 

 

What I love most about the holiday season:

 

I love getting together with family. We usually congregate at my parent’s house. The house seems packed and warm. We have a few traditions like cookie making and singing carols together. My mom actually has a family secret recipe we use for our rolls. Under no circumstance are we allowed to share this recipe—so don’t even ask! LOL. These rolls are always praised and always made for family gatherings.

 

I love, too, that we as a community come together during the holidays. We look to those in need. We feed the hungry and clothe the naked. We are more grateful and more aware of the blessings we have been given.

 

Giveaway:

 

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Open internationally

 

Runs July 1 – 31

 

Drawing will be held on August 1. 

 

 

Author Biography:

Amey loves writing about different places because she grew up moving all around the United States. In her books, she explores the whole world. She is also the author of Baker’s Dozen, a Romantic Suspense Mystery.

 

She lives with her husband and three children near Austin, TX. Follow her on BookBub @ameyzeigler and sign up for her newsletter at www.ameyzeigler.com

 

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