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Wednesday, 24 August 2016

☀ Unchained Melody: Love Song Standards [1] - Cynthia Roberts

Thank you for joining us on the Virtual Book Tour for Unchained Melody, a Contemporary Romance by (, Cynthia Roberts, 276 pages).

This is the first book in the Love Song Standards series, and for a limited time it is on sale for only .99!
PREVIEW: Check out the book's synopsis and excerpt below. Read the first chapter with Amazon Look Inside.

Author Cynthia Roberts will be awarding the first six E-books in the Love Song Standards Series 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 excerpts (☀).


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

Synopsis

Pamela Landers had it all, a senior partnership with a top law firm, expensive car, and a luxurious condo. What she desired most was a loving husband, children and a life filled with precious memories that would comfort her through her golden years.


Funny how fate has a way of steering you down that path where dreams really can come true. When Pamela encounters Gavin Templeton along her journey, she has some life-altering decisions to make that eventually lead her to the happily ever after she always dreamed of.

Teaser: Excerpt

Chapter One


      Pamela’s silver CLS Mercedes Coupe hugged the mountainous, snowy terrain of Route 66 like an Indianapolis 500 race car. It was an expression of her accomplishments. A little pricy, perhaps but, well-deserved. Driving it was beyond scintillating.
      Pamela really was not all about status but, she worked hard, and at the age of thirty-one, she finally acquired the title of senior partner at the law offices of McNeil and Ryan.
      Her specialty was wrongful death and she was damned good at what she did. It was beyond being driven. She was a “Joan of Arc” for those families, who lost a loved one due to someone else’s negligence, criminal intent, accidental liability, or stupidity. She was passionate about proving justice, above all else, winning her clients a sizable settlement, and some sense of closure, so they could move forward in their lives.
      Ever since she lost her parents in a freak bridge accident at the age of thirteen, she knew this was the course she wanted her life to take. She lived through the hell of loss. Her grandparents spiraled to poverty from lawyers, who sucked their life from their souls and the dollars from their bank accounts. After years of deliberations, all was lost to them. The negligence was undeniable; the evidence was all in their favor. But because of a small technicality and grave error made by her grandparents’ law firm, the case was dismissed.
      Pamela never forgot what that did to her family. It compelled her to excel in school and graduate at the top of her class at Harvard.
      Her palm glided over the rich leather texture of her steering wheel, as she reflected back on her accomplishments.
      “Where have the years gone,” she sighed? In a couple of years, she could be a full partner. It sounded good. Was it what she really wanted though after all the long hours, sleepless nights, lonely holidays and special occasions she spent alone; along with the loveless and empty relationships she endured?
      It had been a long time, since she went on a holiday. The end of Winter was approaching, and she wanted to hit the slopes ever since she bought herself a new pair of skis for Christmas. She wasn’t an expert, but she liked a good run downhill like anyone else. This was the last chance she had before Spring arrived.
      A large billboard caught her attention.
      SUGAR RUN ~ ADVENTURE AND ROMANCE ON THE OPEN SLOPES!
      “Been a long time for that!” She professed, chuckling. “Maybe if I’m lucky, I’ll meet a dashing stranger while I’m here.”
      She shook her head half believing it could happen. Success truly wasn’t everything, when you didn’t have someone to rejoice in it with. Still, she looked forward to her skiing holiday. Romance, or, no romance. A vacation for her was long overdue, and she resolved herself to the fact that delicious meals, great snow, and lots of sleep would do just fine.
     [...]

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The Series: Love Song Standards

[2] | [3] || [4] || [5] | [6] ||

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Strangers In The Night [2]

What happens when two strangers meet in a crowded bar on a Caribbean vacation and one is disinterested, while the other is totally intrigued? Fate happens. Only one role will play out in the end. It will lead to either a happy ending, or simply a chance meeting tucked away in a memory book.

John Rinaldi, doesn't want to be just a memory. He's determined to win the heart of the beautiful and elusive, Samantha Michaels. She not only captured his interest, but she proves a woman he's determined to have in his life forever. She just doesn't know it yet.

[Published 29 February 2016, 282 pages]

For Once In My Life [3]

Christina Morandt spent most of her young adult life perfecting her talent and then performing worldwide as the prima ballerina for the Savannah Ballet Theatre. When she decides to retire at the peak of her career, she returns to Savannah to open her own dance studio and settle into a life of comfort and solitude.

Captain Garret Rickford is a seasoned Apache helicopter pilot for the U.S. Army, who is awarded a head instructor position at the Hunter Army Airfield in Savannah, Georgia after serving four tours carrying out assault and rescue missions over Iraq and Afghanistan. He returns home, while secretly battling the haunting traumas of war and the death of his dearest friend and fellow comrade.

She was raised on a horse ranch in Wyoming. He was raised in the Highlands of Scotland. They were opposites in so many ways, each never expecting to cross paths with the other. But, they did, and when the spark of attraction ignited, there was no extinguishing the passion once it flamed out of control.

[Published 30 March 2016, 115 pages]

Can't Help Falling In Love [4]

Life has a way of coming back around full circle even, if it takes a decade to do so. Stephen Logan, returns home to the community of his youth, as a successful Aerospace Engineer for NASA. Jennifer Moore, finds herself the first-grade teacher, to his adorable son, Joshua.

From the moment they are reunited, they secretly can't deny that the strong attraction they once felt for each other as high school sweethearts, still runs deep. Stephen's past proves a haunting one. Even though Joshua's mother signed off on her legal rights as a parent when he was just a baby, she chooses a path of self-destruction & lawlessness, instead of the fame she left to find.

When Karen Eastwood learns of Stephen's success, she hunts him down & threatens to make his life miserable, if he does not bend to her will. Eventually, she kidnaps her son along with his teacher. Jennifer's love for Steven and his son, gives her the strength to outsmart the psychopath, holding them hostage, and her cunning efforts leads the police to find them, just in the nick of time.

[Published 25 April 2016, 155 pages]

At Last [5]

Chance meetings happen when you least expect. Georgie Michaelson always picks the wrong guy. Well, that is, until a chance meeting throws the right one her way. Kyle Matthews has it all: striking good looks, a body that sets women's hearts a flutter, and a honorable job.

Their attraction is undeniable. But, because Kyle is a fireman, Georgie is fearful of his dangerous job and afraid to commit, & listen to her heart. Will she allow her fears to pull them apart and ruin their chance for happiness at last? Or,will love triumph after all?

[Published 12 July 2016, 146 pages]

Chances Are [6]

What happens, when two people from different cultures meet, and an attraction ignites? Micha Mulaney is a proud, traditional, and independent woman. She not only manages the entire West Wing at Cresthaven Senior Home, but owns and co-operates Pine Ridge Stables & Breeders, along with her full-blooded Oglala Sioux mother on the Pine Ridge Reservation.

Ayden Keller, hails from a prominent South Dakota family, heads the family business as its CEO, and the grandson of a recuperating resident now housed on Micha's wing.

Matriarch, Maggie Keller, is a matchmaker at heart. She adores Micha and destined to point the two young, unsuspecting adults in the right direction. Were their chances for that forever kind of love happening between them awfully good? Chances are that love finds a way every time.

[Published 18 July 2016, 104 pages]

About the Author

My love of reading romance fiction goes back to those early years when I was raising a young family. It wasn't until much later in life I actually took up the pen to write my first historical romance, Wind Warrior. I really don't fit into one specific niche. Once a story starts to flow, it's only then I know what genre/sub-genre it will fit under.

I have only one regret, and that is not getting to this point in my career much sooner, rather than later. Life has a way of setting up road blocks, which for me, was supposed to work out that way. Because of those detours, I have become a more passionate and expressive writer, allowing me to create the kind of raw human emotion I want my readership to feel.

It is my hope you walk away with not just an entertaining read, but the importance in knowing, "Without imagination & dreams, we lose the excitement of wonderful possibilities."

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Giveaway and Tour Stops

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Follow Unchained Melody's tour at:

August 22:
1: AC Chenier - Author of Romance Novels
2: Tina Donahue Books - Heat with Heart
3: Books That Believe in Happily Ever After
4: The Snarkology
5: EskieMama Reads
6: Blog of Jacey Holbrand
7: Buried Under Romance
8: The Avid Reader
9: Writer Wonderland
10: The Broke Book Bank
11: Liz Gavin's Blog

August 23:
1: Hope. Dreams. Life... Love
2: Underneath The Covers
3: The Silver Dagger Scriptorium
4: Notes From a Romantic's Heart
5: Mixed Book Bag
6: Where the Story Comes First
7: Read Your Writes Book Reviews
8: Reviews by Crystal
9: T's Stuff
10: Readeropolis
11: Sharing Links and Wisdom
12:

August 24:
1: Book Lover Promo
2: Harlie's Books
3: BooksChatter
4: CBY Book Club
5: Words of Wisdom from The Scarf Princess
6: Harps Romance Book Review
7: Fabulous and Brunette
8: Beyond Romance
9: U.S. - Brazil Book Review
10: The Pen and Muse Book Reviews
11: Romantic Fanatic
12: Hearts and Scribbles

2 comments:

  1. Thank you so very much for supporting the promotion of my brand new Love Song Standards Series, giveaway, and the introductory offer for Book #1 "Unchained Melody." I've been writing one book a month to get this series out and it's my hope that readers find the series an enjoyable and entertaining read. Hugs from me to you ~ Cynthia

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