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Monday, 13 June 2016

☀ Pork - R.S. Anthony

Thank you for joining us on the Virtual Book Tour for Pork, a Contemporary Suspense Thriller by (, R.S. Anthony, 270 pages).

What others are saying:

“Stay with this new author. She’s impressive.” – G. Harp

“The plot is elaborate leading to an unexpected twist in the end which I loved. It is a very good read-- you won't be disappointed!”
– D. Mantzari

“...makes for an entertaining read, just prepare yourself to have a few WTF moments while enjoying the experience...”
– Book Mafia Blog

“The author has a lovely writing style with clear, sparse prose that allows the story to breathe. Bit by bit each character plays a part in unraveling the mystery...”
– The Welshbird

PREVIEW: Check out the book's synopsis and exclusive excerpt below.  Read the first three chapters with Amazon Look Inside.

Pork is FREE on Kindle Unlimited and Kindle Owner's Lending Library.

Author R.S. Anthony will be awarding a $25 Amazon/BN gift card to a randomly drawn winner via Rafflecopter during the tour.   Please do take part: comment on our post and follow the tour where you will be able to read other exclusive excerpts (☀), and reviews (✍).


Synopsis | Teaser | About the Author | Giveaway & Tour Stops

Synopsis

High school is torture for Steven Walthurst, and home isn’t a whole lot better. The only place that offers respite is an abandoned tree house at the edge of town. But something lurks in the nearby woods, and the long line of elm trees has a clear message for Steven: keep out.

Then one day, Steven finds a little girl lying unconscious, perilously close to the woods. As the two get to know one another, Steven experiences real friendship for the first time—and gets closer than ever to knowing the darkness that skulks between the trees.

He dedicates himself to keeping his new friend safe, but the tranquility of their fragile hidden world doesn’t last long. When an act of cruelty pushes Steven to his limits, his secrets—and those of the dark woods—come close to unraveling, threatening to destroy the one thing making his teenage life bearable. Can Steven save everything he’s built from crumbling under the pressure?

Teaser: Excerpt


     “Mrs. Walthurst, I’m sorry to say that Steven punched Judge Watterson’s son. As you can see, Butch is bleeding and will most likely need medical attention. Butch has also brought to our attention that this is not the first time an incident of this sort has happened involving Steven.” Steven stared at the desk just like his momma did. The only difference was that Steven had an angry scowl on his face. “Mrs. Walthurst, do you understand the severity of the situation?”
     Steven’s momma jerked and looked at Mrs. Thatcher as if she had been shot.
     “Of course I understand the severity of the situation,” she spat. “Now, why don’t you tell me what the hell happened before my son hit him. I think that would explain why it happened in the first place.”
     If ever Steven was proud of his momma before, he couldn’t remember. But in Mrs. Thatcher’s office that day, she definitely did him proud.
     Mrs. Thatcher linked her fingers on her desk and leaned forward. “Mrs. Walthurst, while I appreciate you trying to get to the root of the issue, I must point out that violence is not the way to settle differences of opinion, or anything else, for that matter. We do not tolerate such behavior at Halstead High.”
     The judge smirked, looking quite satisfied with her tart response.
     “Don’t you dare talk to me like I’m an idiot, Mrs. Thatcher. Nobody tolerates violence, and it’s certainly not how I intend to raise my son. Scheming, conniving, and violent ways are not ours,” his momma said, shooting a sharp look at the judge. He offered her a smile laced with pity and turned to face Mrs. Thatcher. Steven’s momma ignored him and continued, “Now, is someone here going to tell me what the hell happened?”

Pork
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About the Author

Rosemary Anthony writes suspense fiction with a twist.

She has a Bachelor’s degree in Management from the University of Science Malaysia and recently made the jump from writing official documents to writing fiction novels.  Blessed with 17 nephews and nieces, she finds the world of young adults to be a thrilling source of inspiration for her books.

Rosemary lives in a small town in Malaysia and travels as often as possible to broaden her cultural horizon.

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9 comments:

  1. I really enjoyed reading the excerpt, thank you!

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  2. Good Monday morning and start of a great week. Thanks for the chance to win

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  3. Congratulations on your book's release, I enjoyed the excerpt! Good luck on the tour and thank you for the awesome giveaway!

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  4. Great title and cover. Definitely catches the eye. Enjoyed the excerpt. Thanks.

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  5. I loved the teaser, thanks for sharing :)

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  6. thank you for the chance to win :)

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  7. I really, really loved this excerpt.

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